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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 16th, 2009

Forsyth

Byars Funeral Home announces the death of Paul Stuart Rudisill III, 51, of Atlanta, GA. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Cathedral of St. Phill ...

Habersham

Anthony B. â, 67, Clarkesville
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Hall

Mr. Alexander Linarez Perez, age 39, passed away Monday, February 16, 2009. Arrangements to be announced by Memorial Park South Funeral Home,4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, 30 ...
Benjamin Collins, 56, Gainesville
Benjamin Collins, age 56, of Gainesville, GA died Monday, February 16, 2009.Funeral services will be held Friday, February 20 at 2pm at the Antioch Baptist Church, 1010 Mill Street ...
Buck Bruce, 43, Lula
Buck Bruce, age 43 of Lula, passed away Monday, February 16, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hall County on Septemb ...
Clyde Carlton Smith Jr., 37, Flowery Branch
Mr. Clyde Carlton Smith Jr, age 37, passed away Monday, February 16, 2009. He was survived by his father, Clyde Smith Sr., brothers, Charles Carlton Smith of Villa Rica, Ga., Micha ...
Dorothy Blanche Bennett Buffington, age 79, of Brock Road, passed away Monday, February 16, 2009, at The Oaks of Limestone of an extended illness. Funeral services are s ...

Jackson

John Ervin Franklin, 79, Pendergrass
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at the Wardâ

Lumpkin

Delmar Roy White, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Delmar Roy White, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2009 at Northeast GA Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. White was born in Lumpkin County ...
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