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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 11th, 2009

Forsyth

Doris Hamby Eubanks, 71, Cumming
Mrs. Doris Hamby Eubanks, age 71, a native and life long resident of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2009. She was a member of Daves Creek Baptist Church. Dori ...
Dorothy Bundy, 93, Marietta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Dorothy Bundy, age 93 of Marietta, Ga.Memorial services will be announced later.
Jack Clark Faulkner, Jr., 58, Marietta
Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Jack Clark Faulkner, Jr, age 58 of Marietta, Ga.Memorial services will be announced later.
Jimmy Lee Cronan, 61, Cumming
Jimmy Lee Cronan, age 61 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at Gwinnett Medical Center. The family will have a private memorial service on February 14, 20 ...

Habersham

John Gordon â, 79, Demorest
Funeral services for John Gordon â

Hall

Arlene Reece Brown, 47, Gainesville
Arlene S. Reece Brown, age 47 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at N.E. Ga. Medical Center following a sudden illness. Mrs. Brown was born April 16 ...
Donald Roden, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Donald James Roden, 78 of Gainesville, Georgia diedpeacefully with his family by his side on Feb. 11, 2009 atthe Northeast Georgia Medical Center after a courageousbattle with ...

White

Jeanette Savage, 52, Cleveland
Jeanette Savage, age 52 of Cleveland and formerly of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Ha ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.