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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 4th, 2009

Dawson

Sonia Rena Cain, 40, Dawsonville
Mrs. Sonia Rena Cain, age 40, of Dawsonville, GA (Forsyth County) passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2009. She was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline Alura Dunagan. Su ...

Forsyth

Julia Rose Fasano-Carfizzi, born May 10th 1923, a resident of Cumming, Georgia died peacefully on the morning of February 4th 2009 from cancer. Julia (or Julie as she liked to be c ...
Lillie V. Jett, 77, Cumming
Mrs. Lillie V. Jett, age 77 a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday February 4th, 2009. Mrs. Jett was a member of Daves Creek Baptist Church for over 50 years a ...

Habersham

Floyd Miller, 66, Clarkesville
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, announces the death of Floyd Miller, age 66 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2009, at his residence follo ...

Hall

Cora Lee Bruce, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Cora Lee Bruce, 81 of Gainesville died Wednesday Febuary 4, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A native of Rabun County, Mrs. Bruce had lived in Hall County for mos ...
John Butler Skinner, 62, Flowery Branch
John Butler Skinner age 62 of Flowery Branch died Wednesday, February 4, 2009. Memorial service will be held 4 P.M. Saturday, February 7, 2009 in the Stateroom of Tapp/Tim Stewart ...

Jackson

John Henderson Gregory, Jr., 73, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Henderson Gregory, Jr., age 73, of Pendergrass, GA, who passed away on Wednesday, February 4, 2009. Mr. Gregory, born in Bluefie ...
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