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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 26th, 2009

Forsyth

Mr. Charles Eugene (Gene) Edwards Born March 22, 1932 of Cumming, GA passed away January 26, 2009 of a heart attack. Gene resided in Stone Mountain, GA for approximately 35 year ...

Hall

Hal Rhodes, Fayetteville
Mr. Hal Born Rhodes of Fayetteville, Ga. passed away on January 25, 2009. Hal was a veteran of World War II. His B-29 crew flew missions in the Pacific and he received the Distingu ...
Reginald Lowell Davis, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Reginald Lowell Davis, age 69, of Gainesville died Monday, January 26, 2009. Arrangements to be announced later by Memorial Park South Funeral Home and Cemetery, 4121 Falcon Pa ...

Jackson

Doris Marie Garrett, 94, Jefferson
Doris Marie Garrett, age 94 of Jefferson, Georgia passed away Monday, January 26, 2009 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home, Cumming, Georgia. She was a 65-year member of Big Creek Bapt ...

Lumpkin

Russell Alvin Scarborough, 61, Dahlonega
Russell Alvin Scarbrough, age 61, of Tate Creek Trail, Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, January 26, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Memorial s ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died