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Obituary Archive
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

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Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69