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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 12th, 2009

Habersham

Hugh Daniel Cantrell, 92, Mt. Airy
Hugh Daniel Cantrell, age 92, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, died Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at a private care facility.Mr. Cantrell was born on December 31, 1916 in White County, Georgia t ...

Hall

Edward H. Stowers, 87, Lula
Edward Howard Stowers, 87, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2009, at his home, following a period of declining health. A Hall County educator for almost 40 years, Edward ...
Eleanor Marie Bowman Klimo age 67 of Red Fox Trail, Oakwood passed away Wednesday Aug. 12, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness.Mrs. Klimo was born September 11, 194 ...
Jack Pierce, 86, Gainesville
Rev. Jack Pierce, 86, of Gainesville, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 following a sudden illness. Rev Pierce was the son of the late George Bishop and Ma ...

Jackson

Mary Dowdy Bray, 78, Jefferson
Mrs. Mary Dowdy Bray, age 78, of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. Mrs. Bray, born in Jackson County, was a daughter of the late, Harold â

Lumpkin

Robert Lee â, 77, Dahlonega
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Rabun

Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, Tiger
Johnny Butler Sneed, 86, of Tiger, GA, passed away at his residence on Wednesday evening, August 12, 2009.He was born in Cherokee, NC and was the son of the late Peco and Amanda Pa ...
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