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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 15th, 2009

Forsyth

Charles Edward Sciortino, age 77, of Cumming, GA died on August 15, 2009 at Embracing Hospice House. He was preceded in death by his son, Darryl Sciortino. Mr. Sciortino served in ...
Hulet David Nation, 51, Cumming
Hulet David Nation, 51, of Cumming, GA died on August 15, 2009 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. Born in Carroll County, GA, he was the son of the late Hulet Dorsey Nation and Grace ...
Urdis Ellison, 99, Cumming
Mrs. Urdis Ellison, age 99 of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2009. She was born in Atlanta, GA on July 18, 1910. Mrs. Ellison is survived by two daughters; six gra ...

Habersham

Betty Ruth Cotton Patton, 72, Cornelia
Betty Ruth Cotton Patton, age 72, of Cornelia, GA passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at her residence. Born in Franklin County, GA on June 4, 1937, she was the daughter of th ...

Hall

Barbara Roberts May, 66, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 22, 2009 in the Wardâ
Memorial Park Funeral Home announces the death of William Herbert Allen, 91, who passed away August 15, 2009 at a private nursing home.Memorial Park Funeral Home in charge of arran ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Eunice Venable "Big Mama" Howington, age 75 of Jefferson who passed away at her residence on Saturday evening, August 15, ...

Lumpkin

Linda Patterson Harkins, 60, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Patterson Harkins, age 60, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday August 15, 2009, at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness.Mrs. Hark ...

White

Fannie Ruth Kastner, 90, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Fannie Ruth Kastner, age 90 of Cleveland. Mrs. Kastner passed away Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Habersham County Med ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.