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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 30th, 2009

Forsyth

Ella Mae Day, 65, Cumming
Mrs. Ella Mae Day, age 65, of Greenville, SC., passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Survivors include her parents Ralph and Ellen Day; brother Billy Day; cousins Dorothy H ...

Habersham

Ruby Lee Wood, 91, Cornelia
Ruby Lee Wood, age 91, of Cornelia, GA passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009. Mrs. Wood was born in Habersham County on May 2, 1918 to the late Gardner Estee and Ella Victoria ...

Hall

London Travon Hendrix, 41, Gainesville
London Travon Hendrix, age 41 of Boone Street, Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Fune ...
Mildred Bowden Hanes, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred Bowden Hanes age 94 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday December 30, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Graveside Services are sc ...
Mitch Farmer, 36, Flowery Branch
Mitch Farmer, 36 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday December 30, 2009. Funeral Services will be Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The Rev. ...
Mitchell Chad, 36, Flowery Branch
Mitch Farmer, 36 of Flowery Branch passed away December 30, 2009. Funeral Services will be Sunday, January 3, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. The body will lie ...
Mr. D.C. Grizzle, 85, Gainesville
D. C. Grizzle, age 85, of Wiley Road, Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral services are sched ...
Robert Willie Johnson, 60, Gainesville
Robert Willie Johnson, age 60, of Gainesville, Ga died Tuesday, December 30, 2009. He was preceded in death by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Johnson of Elberton, GA. He is s ...

Lumpkin

Robert Almand Lanford, 75, Dahlonega
The Reverend Mr. Robert Almand Lanford, Sr. passed away December 30, 2009 at his home, â

White

Howard 'Curley', 94, Cleveland
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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