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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 26th, 2009

Banks

Alda Latrey Williams Moody, age 92, of Alto, Georgia, died Friday, June 26, 2009 at a private care facility. Mrs. Moody was born on February 4, 1917 in Habersham County, Georgia to ...

Dawson

Charles Rodney Cash, 46, Dawsonville
Charles Rodney Cash, 46, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully on Friday June 26, 2009 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Mr. Cash had l ...

Forsyth

Danny Hicks, 51, Cumming
Rev. Danny Hicks, age 51 of Cumming, passed away Friday, June 26, 2009. Danny was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church and a former Pastor of Buffington Baptist Church. He was So ...
Mac Cleveland Holbrook, 68, Cumming
Mr. Mac Cleveland Holbrook, age 68 of Cumming, passed away Friday, June 26, 2009. He was a member of Bethelview United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, De ...

Habersham

John Paul Tomblin, 76, Demorest
Ret. MSgt John Paul Tomblin, age 76 of Demorest, passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Sand Fork, West Virgi ...
Memorial services for Kenneth Harold Bower, Sr., age 84, of Demorest, will be held Friday, July 10, 2009, at 9:00 AM, from St. Mark Catholic Church.Mr. Bower passed away June 26, 2 ...

Hall

Emmanuel Drew Holland, 21, Gainesville
Emmanuel Drew Holland, age 21, passed away June 26, 2009 at the North East GeorgiaMedical Center following a sudden illness. He was born July 20, 1987 in Gainesville, Ga.He was a s ...
Shirley Strong, 79, Gainesville
Shirley Grogan Strong passed away Friday June 26, 2009, after valiantly battling cancer. Shirley was born in Dawson County, the daughter of the late Homer and Anice Grogan. Her col ...

White

Emmett Lamar King, 65, Cleveland
Mr. Emmett Lamar King, age 65, of Cleveland, Ga. died Friday June 26, 2009 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, Ga.Mr. King was a native of Anniston, Alabama who had lived ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.