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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 11th, 2010

Banks

Mattie Jo Wheeler, 94, Alto
Mattie Jo Cragg Wheeler, age 94 of Alto, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2010, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Gordon County on February 09, 1915, she was the daughter ...
Roy Blanton House, 77, Gillsville
Roy Blanton House, age 77, of Highway 52, Gillsville, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Memorial service is ...

Forsyth

Ruth J. Hice, Cumming
Mrs. Ruth J. Hice of Cumming, passed away Monday, January 11, 2010. Graveside services were held in Fletcher, NC. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, GA is in charge o ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Walter Gray Driskell, Jr., age 82, of Buford passed away Monday, January 11, 2010. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Buford, a WWII Veteran, and served in both th ...

Habersham

Ila Mae Crane Haney, 86, Clarkesville
Ila Mae Crane Haney, age 86, of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, January 11, 2010, at Habersham County Medical Center. Born in Habersham County, on July 5, 1923, she was the daugh ...

Hall

Alice Ritter, 77, Lula
Alice Ritter, age 77, of Pritchett Road, Lula, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2010 at her residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, J ...
Ozelle Carder, 92, Gainesville
Ozelle Carder, age 92, peacefully journeyed with the angels to her heavenly home on Monday, January 11, 2010 following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thursd ...
Richard Allen Whitten, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Richard Allen Whitten, age 65, of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, January 11, 2010.Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Thursday, January 14, 2010 at Memorial Park So ...

Towns

Tressa Lynn Howard, 37, Dahlonega
Mrs. Tressa Lynn Howard, age 37, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, January 11, 2010, at her residence following a sudden illness.Mrs. Howard was born in Barrow County May 28, 1972. She ...
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.