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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 ...

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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 ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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