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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.