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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 31st, 2009

Forsyth

Marvin L. Cowart, 75, McCaysville, formerly of Cumming
Mr. Marvin L. Cowart, age 75 of McCaysville, formerly of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Survivors include his wife Nancy E. Cowart of McCaysville; children Michael a ...

Gwinnett

Martha Pafford, 78, Buford
Martha Pafford, 78, of Buford, formerly of Camden, TN died Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Arrangements will be announced later by Tapp/Tim Stewart Funeral Home and Crematory, 201 Mornin ...

White

Geneva Connie Hood, 80, Cleveland
Mrs. Geneva Connie Hood, age 80, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Mrs. Hood was born May 25, 1928 ...
George Embry, 91, Cleveland
George Embry, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Habersham County Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Fulton County on January 4, 1918, he w ...
Virginia Winder, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Virginia "Jinny" Helen Winder age 92 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday March 31, 2009 at a private Health Care Center following an extended illness.Mrs. Winder was bo ...
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