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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 ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died