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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 5th, 2009

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Bertie Carter Ward, 94, Cornelia
Bertie Carter Ward, age 94, of Cornelia, GA, died Saturday, September 5, 2009 at her residence.Mrs. Ward was born on February 19, 1915 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Willi ...

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Joe Johnson, 88, Gainesville
Joe Johnson, age 88, of Gainesville, GA died Saturday, September 05, 2009. Cherishing his memory is a host of nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.Visitation will be held from ...
Monty Samuel Bostwick, 49, Flowery Branch
Mr. Monty Samuel Bostwick, age 49, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2009. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved motocross and college sports. He loved his two d ...
Rosa B. Snipes, 90, Braselton
Mrs. Rosa B. Snipes , age 90 of Braselton, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2009. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11:00 A.M. September 9, 2009 at Memorial Park South Fun ...
Swayne Shubert, 65, Lula
Swayne Shubert, age 65 of Lula, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his residence on Friday, September 04, 2009. Born in Banks County, on November 06, 1943, he was the son of th ...

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Amanda Lee Johnson, 18, Cleveland
Amanda Lee Johnson, age 18, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, September 4, 2009 at Grady Memorial Hospital following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Miss Johnson was ...
Wilma Roxie Rado Furry, 83, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Wilma Roxie Rado Furry, age 83 of Cleveland. Mrs. Furry passed away Saturday, September 05, 2009 at Northeast Georgi ...
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