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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 30th, 2009

Forsyth

Mrs. Brenda Maureen 'Nannie' Smith, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Ruby Brooks. Surv ...
Mrs. Elizabeth Holbrook Prodny, age 88, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. She was a member of Cumming United Methodist Church and retired from Sawnee EMC after ...
Ida Goldstein Wolf, 101, Atlanta
Ida Goldstein Wolf, age 101 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009. Graveside Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery on Wednesday, September 1, ...
Willie Mae Crumbley, 81, Cumming
Willie Mae Crumbley, 81, of Cumming, GA died on August 30, 2009 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Center. Born in Cherokee County, she was the daughter of the late Ether and Imogene Evans ...

Habersham

James Hoyt Smith, 79, Mt. Airy
James Hoyt Smith, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on September 13, 1929, he was the son of t ...

Hall

Michael Graham, Flowery Branch
Mr. Michael Conley Graham, age 60, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2009 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia. A memorial service for Mr. Conle ...
Myrtle Davis, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Myrtle Davis, age, 73, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Lumpkin County, died Sunday August 30, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a br ...
Paula Rivas, 98, Brooklyn, New York
Paula Rivas, age 98 of Brooklyn, New York, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2009 at Woodhall Hospital in Brooklyn, New York following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...

Jackson

Clarence Simmons, 100, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clarence Grover Simmons, age 100, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2009. Mr. Simmons was born on August 19, 1909, a ...
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
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.