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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 14th, 2009

Gwinnett

Jewell Ruth Poole, 91, Suwanee
Mrs. Jewell Ruth Poole, age 91, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2009. Survivors include sons, Lamar Poole of Suwanee, Murphy Poole of Cape Coral, FL and Jimmy P ...

Habersham

Leona Wade Ansley Jones, 82, Cornelia
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Leona Wade Ansley Jones, age 82, of Cornelia, who passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2009, at Northea ...
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Ben Allen Sanders, Sr., 68, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday January17, 2009 at the Cool Springs Baptist Church for Mr. BenAllen Sanders, Sr. 68 Gainesville. The Rev. Ricky Stone, theRev. D ...
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00pm on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at Wardâ

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Barbara Lee â, 69, Dahlonega
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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