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Local Obits for Sun. Aug 16th, 2009

Forsyth

Mr. Marion E. Ellington, Sr., age 74 of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2009. Mr. Ellington, originally from Thomaston, was predeceased in life by his wife, Jettie Elli ...

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Geraldine M. Wilson, Gainesville
Little and Davenport Funeral Home of Gainesville, Ga. announces the death of Mrs. Geraldine M. Wilson, of Gainesville, Ga., who died at New Horizons North on Sunday August 16, 2009 ...
Herbert Reynolds, 82, Gainesville
Herbert Reynolds, age 82 of Old Flowery Branch Road, Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2009 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...

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Opal Valerie Langston, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Opal Valerie Langston, age 89, of Commerce, GA died Sunday August 16, 2009 at BJC Nursing Home. Mrs. Langston was born to the late, Earnest and Angie Robinson Johnston. Mrs. ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died