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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 29th, 2009

Banks

Jerry T. Free, 68, Gillsville
Jerry T. Free, age 68 of Gillsville, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Hall County, on February 07, 1941, he was the so ...

Forsyth

Mary Baker, 69, Tate
Mrs. Mary Baker, age 69 of Tate, GA, passed away Friday, August 28, 2009. She was a member of Conns Creek Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Hoyt Thoma ...

Gwinnett

Elma Jean Grant, 83, Buford
Memorial Park announces the death of Mrs. Elma Jean Grant, age 83, Frontier Way, Buford, Georgia.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Park Funeral Ho ...

Jackson

Dennis D. Gipson, 72, Carnesville
Mr. Dennis D. Gipson, age 72, of Carnesville, GA died Saturday, August 29, 2009 at his residence. Mr. Gipson was born in Franklin County, GA to the late Tarsus and Leona Baird Gip ...
Kenneth Edenfield, Jr., 47, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Edenfield Jr., age 47, of Commerce, who passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009. Mr. Edenfield was born on February 26, 1962 ...
Ruth Beck Fitzpatrick, 93, Commerce
Mrs. Ruth Beck Fitzpatrick, age 93, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, August 29, 2009 at BJC Nursing Home. Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Banks County to the late Henry and Zula Wood B ...
William Donald "Don" Hix, Jr., age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009. Funeral services will be announced by Evans Funeral Home of Jef ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Donald (Don) Hix Jr., age 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2009. Mr. Hix was born on March 27, 1941 i ...

Stephens

Reba Beatrice Jordan, 85, Martin
Reba Beatrice Jordan, U. S. Navy Retired RN, age 85, of Martin, died Saturday, August 29, 2009, at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center in Royston. She was born March 24, 1924 in Fra ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.