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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 8th, 2009

Forsyth

Evelyn S. Smith, 79, Cumming
Mrs. Evelyn S. Smith, age 79 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009. She was a firm believer in God and a devoted wife and mother. She loved her family and friends and wil ...
Jeffery Richard Sams, 33, Cumming
Mr. Jeffery Richard Sams, age 33 a life long resident of Cumming, GA passed away Monday, July 6, 2009. He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Sams. Survivors include his da ...
Mary Ellen Gilbert, 89, Atlanta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Mary Ellen Gilbert, 89, Atlanta. A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2:00 in Gulf Shores, Ala.

Gwinnett

Martha Jane Sommers, 84, Suwanee
Martha Jane Sommers, 84, of Suwanee, GA died on July 5, 2009 at Embracing Hospice House. Born in Patton, PA, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Annie Libia. Her beloved ...

Habersham

Frances Ruth Moore, 90, Cornelia
Frances Ruth Moore, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009, at BJC Nursing Home following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on May 24, 1919, she was th ...

Hall

Arthur Joseph â, 75, Braselton
Mr. Arthur Joseph Remillard, Sr., age 75, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services a ...
Carolyn Teasly, 62, Gainesville
Carolyn Teasly, age 62 of Gainesville, GA died in Atlanta, Ga. Memorial services will be held on Friday, July 10th 2009 at the Greater Timber Ridge Baptist Church at 1:00pm. Servic ...

Jackson

James Henry Ford, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of James Henry Ford, age 84, of Jefferson, who passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2009. Mr. Ford, born in St. Louis, Missouri, was a son of the ...

Rabun

Fred Ray Galloway Jr., 71, Clayton
Fred Ray Galloway Jr., 71, of Clayton, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2009.He was born in Rabun County, GA, and was the son of Fred Ray Galloway, Sr. and Annie Mae Speed Gal ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.