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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 20th, 2011

Banks

Dillard Lee Dyer, 54, Lula
Dillard Lee Dyer, age 54, of Lula, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Jackson County on June 30, 1957, he was the son of the late ...

Forsyth

LENOAR K. POOMAIHEALANI, 93, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Wednesday July 20th, 2011 at Embracing Hospice. Her loving family was at her side.A Celebration of Life Memorial S ...

Habersham

Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, 93, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ila Ruby Moore Ivester, age 93, of Clarkesville will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 4:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Austin Ivester will of ...
Roger Randall Martin, 80, Cornelia
Roger Randall Martin, age 80, of The Oaks at Scenic View, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011.Born in Homer GA. on June 19, 1931, he was a son of the late Alonzo P. and Ouver Drak ...

Hall

Barry Barrett, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Barry Alvin Barrett, age 62, of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, GA.Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 pm ...
Mrs. Marian (Williams) Thornton Ewing, age 81, of Lula, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Richard Marden Waters, 80, Clarkesville
Richard Marden Waters, age 80, of Clarkesville, died July 20, 2011 at Habersham Medical Center.Born January 4, 1931, Mr. Waters was the son of the late O. C. Waters and Alice Steve ...
Spencer Ernest Balmer, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Spencer Ernest Balmer, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at his residence.A private family memorial service will be held.He was born to the late ...

Jackson

Willa Mae Rothman, 91, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willa Mae Rothman, age 91, of Nicholson, who passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mrs. Rothman was born in Stephens, Arkansas, a ...

Lumpkin

Bill Dodd, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Bill Dodd, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA died July 20, 2011.Bill had lived in Lumpkin County since 1985. He was a former resident of Forsyth County. He was a retired cattle trader a ...
Richard Paul Stringer, 50, Dahlonega
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2011 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Richard Paul Stringer, 50, of Dahlonega. The Rev. Dr. Will ...

Stephens

Ida Jane Thompson Scroggs Jenkins, age 87, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the Stephens County Hospital.Born in Banks County on June 26, 1924, she was a daughter ...

White

Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Jo Neal Lawson Palmer, 74, of Cleveland.Mrs. Palmer died Wednesday, July 21, 2011, at her residence.Born in White County ...
Michael Stephen Sosebee, 33, Cleveland
Michael Stephen Sosebee, age 33 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Mr. Sosebee was born May 15, 1978 in Gaineville to Hoyt and Donna Cantrell Sosebee. He was a cook ...
Wilma Rose Barnette, 79, Cleveland
In loving memory of Wilma Rose Barnette, 79 of Cleveland, GA a compassionate, loving, wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother, and servant of Jesus Christ passed into the presence ...
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.