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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 8th, 2010

Banks

Cordelia Watson Akins, 94, Athens
Mrs. Cordelia Watson Akins, age 94, of Athens died Monday, February 8, 2010 at Athens Heritage Home. Mrs. Akins was born in Banks County to the late Arthur and Ollie Smith Watson. ...

Habersham

Frances L. Holbrook, 80, Mt. Airy
Frances Loudermilk Holbrook, age 80 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, February 08, 2010, at Habersham County Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Habersham County on A ...

Hall

Nolan B. Sommer, 90, Gainesville
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Jackson

Billy Nathaniel Elder, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Billy Nathaniel Elder, age 81, of Jefferson who passed away on Monday, February 8, 2010. Mr. Elder was a son of the late John Billups ...
Virginia Mann Chandler, 82, Commerce
Mrs. Virginia Mann Chandler, age 82, of Commerce died Monday, February 8, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Chandler was born in Putnam County to the late Roy and Ora B ...

Towns

Joanne Tilley, 75, Gainesville
Joanne Tilley, age 75, of Robinhood Trail, Gainesville, Georgia passed away Monday, February 8, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. F ...

White

Jackson Jerry â, 71, Cleveland
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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.