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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 11th, 2010

Dawson

Geri (Board) Brook, 43, Dawsonville
Mrs. Geri (Board) Brook, age 43, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Forsyth

Donald John "Don" Stuart, age 75, of Cumming, Georgia beloved husband of Adrienne, nee Prusinski for 55 years; loving father of eight: Lynnette Basinger Ferwerda (Derek), ...
Frank Charles Canich, 89, Cumming
Frank Charles Canich, age 89 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. Memorial Services are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date. A privat ...
Ona Densmore, 80, Cumming
Mrs. Ona Densmore, age 80 of Alpharetta (Forsyth County), passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband, Weldon Densmore. Survivors include her s ...

Gwinnett

Laurine Haynes McCorkle, 80, Loganville
Laurine Haynes McCorkle, 80, of Loganville, GA passed away on August 10, 2010. She was the youngest of eleven children born to the late David Mathis and Bertie Mae Haynes. Laurin ...

Habersham

Albert C. Newsom, 84, Demorest
Albert C. Newsom, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at the Habersham County Medical Center following an extended illness.Mr. Newsom was born on ...

Hall

Franklin "Donald" Delano Woodall "Woody", age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an ext ...
Annie Sue Perry Nix, 67, Gainesville
Annie Sue Perry Nix, age 67 of Eastman, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at her residence.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 13, 2010 at 4:00 pm in ...
Claude Chastain, 72, Dawsonville
Claude Chastain, 72, of Dawsonville died Wednesday August 11, 2010 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.Born February 9, 1938 to the late W. L. "D ...
Edna Lorraine Minor, 77, Gainesville
Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 14, 2010 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Mrs. Edna Lorraine Minor, 77 of Gainesville, who p ...
Walter "Bo" Overby, 88, Gainesville
Walter "Bo" Overby, age 88 of Gainesville, passed away on August 10, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Lumpkin

James Owen Barrett, 55, Dahlonega
James Owen Barrett, age 55 of Dahlonega, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 13, ...
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