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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2011

Forsyth

Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley, age 84, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church where she was in the Oasis Choir and Adult II ...

Gwinnett

Bruce Eugene Whaley, age 64, of Gwinnett County GA, entered into Heaven , Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was born May 27th 1947 in Whittier, CA. Bruce was a loving son, husband, father ...
Carol June Perkins, 79, Sugar Hill
CAROL JUNE PERKINS, 79, of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away on Sunday August 7th, 2011With her loving family at her side.The family will be announcing a Memorial Service at a later ...
Margie Mae Jennings, age 83, of Atlanta, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. Margie is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Rupert Jennings; daughter, Peggy Putnam; 3 brot ...

Habersham

Lillian Elizabeth Demko Mahan, age 84, of Demorest, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born in Trenton, NJ, on November 1, 1926, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Betty Lurlene Roberts, 77, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for, Betty Lurlene Roberts, age 77 of Clermont. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 9, in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interm ...
Emory Curtis George, 79, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Emory Curtis George of Gainesville who passed away August 7, 2011. Complete arrangement will be announced at a later date ...
Lewis W. Leathers, 76, Gainesville
Lewis W. Leathers, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at his residence.No funeral services are scheduled at this time.Mr. Leathers was born September 9, 1 ...
Paula Niven Hardy, Gainesville
Paula Niven Hardy, Commerce, wife of Charles Lambdin Hardy, Jr., entered into rest on August 7, 2011. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on September 7, 1938, she was the daughter of th ...
Willene Martin, 87, Flowery Branch
Willene Dora Martin, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Willowood Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer Disease. Funeral services ...

Jackson

Alvin Doyle Williams, 69, Commerce
Graveside services for Alvin Doyle Williams, age 69, of Commerce, formerly of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, August 11, 2011 from the Hillside Gardens Cemetery in C ...
Reba Wright Mathis, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Reba Wright Mathis, age 84, of Jefferson, GA. who passed away Sunday August 7, 2011 after a period of declining health.Mrs. Mathis wa ...
William Francis, 71, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Francis "Bill" Cummings, age 71, of Maysville, who passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011. Mr. Cummings was born ...
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.