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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 2nd, 2009

Hall

Dorothy Dean Smith Skinner, 91, Gainesville
Dorothy Dean Smith Skinner, age 91 of Stephens Road, Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, August 2, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Fu ...
Helen Elizabeth Coffelt, 83, Gainesville
Helen Elizabeth Coffelt, 83, of Gainesville passed away August 2, 2009. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville Hwy, Gaine ...
Jeanne Lander Cornelssen, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Jeanne Lander Cornelssen, age 81, of Gainesville, died Sunday, August 2, 2009. Arrangements by Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, Ga. 30542 ...

Jackson

Mr. Michael Andrew Carron, age 53 of Jefferson, Georgia died Sunday, August 2, 2009 from injuries sustained in a motorcyle accident. Mike was born in Auburn, Alabama, the son of ...
Thomas Woodrow Murphy, 94, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Woodrow Murphy, age 94, of Pendergrass, who passed away on August 2, 2009. Mr. Murphy was born on March 22, 1915 in Jackson Cou ...

Lumpkin

Ricky Simonds, 46, Dahlonega
Mr. Ricky Simonds, age 46, of Dahlonega, GA died Sunday August 2, 2009.Mr. Simonds was born in Pickens County, GA June 1, 1963 and had lived in Dawson and Lumpkin Counties for most ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.