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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 10th, 2009

Forsyth

Arthur Clayton Cook, 54, Cumming
Mr. Arthur Clayton Cook, age 54, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, January 10, 2009. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ingram Fune ...
Corinne M. Dubois, 88, Cumming
Corinne M. Dubois, 88, of Cumming, GA died on January 10, 2009 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. A long time resident of North Tonawanda, NY she was the daughter of the late Charles ...
Robert Edward Petersen, 95, Marietta
Robert Edward Petersen, age 95 of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming. Services are pending and will be announced. Online co ...

Hall

Clinton Carroll, 73, Gainesville
Clinton Carroll age 73 of Lancaster Drive, Gainesville passed away January 9, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Mr ...
David Ritsema, 81, Gainesville
David Ritsema, age 81 of Walnut Creek Lane, Gainesville, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funera ...
Helen Mize Allison, 84, Locust Grove
Helen Mize Allison, age 84, of Locust Grove, Georgia, formally of Chestnut Mountain, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2009 in Gainesville. She was born January 10, 192 ...
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Lumpkin

Leah Nichole Cross, inf, Dahlonega
Infant Leah Nichole Cross of Dahlonega, Ga. died January 10, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.She is survived by parents; Kristian Cross and Corkey Reec ...

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Bertie Mae Gibbs, 86, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Bertie Mae Gibbs, age 86 of Cleveland. Mrs. Gibbs passed away Saturday, January 10, 2009 at a private nursing home f ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86