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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 19th, 2009

Gwinnett

Wayne Robinson, 71, Buford
Wayne Robinson, age 71 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, August 19, 2009. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Earl ...

Habersham

Roy Eugene Franklin, 66, Clarkesville
Roy Eugene Franklin, age 66 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at Emory University Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on March 1 ...
Roy Franklin, 66, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Roy Franklin, age 66, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at Emory University Ho ...

Hall

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Nicholas Ryan, 79, Gainesville
Nicholas Ryan, age 79, of Bowman Drive, Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at his residence following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, ...
S. Edward (Ed ) Doss, 93, Gainesville
S. Edward (Ed ) Doss, 94, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday August 19, 2009 peacefully at his residence with his family and caregivers by his side. Funeral services are will be ...

Jackson

Gilbert Norris Phillips, 73, Gaffney, South Carolina
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gilbert Norris Phillips, age 73, of Gaffney, South Carolina, who passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. Mr. Phillips, born in Dek ...

Stephens

Ms. Betsy Diane Stancel Adams, age 58, of Lavonia, died Wednesday, August 19, 2009.Born October 24, 1951 in Stone Mountain, GA, she was the daughter of the late William and Betty F ...
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
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69