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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 2nd, 2009

Dawson

Anthony â, 86, Dawsonville
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Vera Parks Hulsey, 93, Dawsonville
After a joyous 93rd birthday celebration on January 31st, Vera Parks Hulsey of Dawsonville Georgia was taken from this life February 2, 2009. Those who knew her would say that she ...

Forsyth

Peggy Jeffcoat Stavro, 78, Cumming
Peggy Jeffcoat Stavro, 78, of Alpharetta, GA died Tuesday, February 2, 2009 of long term heart complications. She was born in Augusta, GA to the late Harry and Lorie Jeffcoat and ...

Habersham

Angel Pedro Pascual, Clarkesville
Funeral Mass for Angel Pedro Pascual, age 15 months, will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2009, at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Fr. Abel will officiate with interme ...
Edna Kemmish Reeves Ellard, age 84, of Cornelia, GA, died Monday, February 2, 2009 at her residence. Mrs. Ellard was born on December 5, 1924 in Rapid City, South Dakota ...
Elmer Lee Wheeler, 71, Clarkesville
Elmer Lee Wheeler, age 71 of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, February 2, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County on Janua ...

Hall

Daisy Mae Rider, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Daisy Mae Turk Rider age 84 of Gainesville passed awayMonday February 2, 2009 at the New Horizon West Nursing Homefollowing an extended illness.Mrs. Rider was born February 17 ...
Donald J. "Don" Strickland, 65, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday , February 3, 2009, at Central Baptist Church for Donald J. "Don" Strickland, 65, Gainesville. Rev. Scott Strickland, Rev. ...
Patricia Bennett, 87, Flowery Branch
Patricia M. Bennett, age 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday February 1, 2009. A Memorial Service and Visitation will be held Saturday February 7 at the Home of the Son and dau ...
Reginald â, 60, Gainesville
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Lumpkin

Dorothy V. Brady, 71, Dahlonega
Dorothy V. Brady, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA died February 2, 2009 at Northeast Ga. Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following an extended illness.Dorothy was a lifelong resident of ...

Rabun

Ruth McDonald, 73, Canton
Ruth McDonald, 73, of Canton, Georgia passed away Monday, February 2, 2009 at her residence.She is survived by sons, Joe McDonald of Jasper, GA, Wayne McDonald of Clayton, GA, Rand ...

White

Edward Bailey, 86, Cleveland
Rev. Edward Bailey, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, February 02, 2009 at a private health care center, in Gainesville, GA following an extended illness.Rev. Bailey was bo ...
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.