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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 11th, 2011

Dawson

Bobby C. Hanson, 76, Dawsonville
Bobby C. Hanson, better known as "Ludlow Porch", 76, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully Friday February 11, 2011.Born October 11, 1934 in Atlanta to the late Philip an ...
Dan Palmer, Dawsonville
Dan Palmer of Dawsonville died Friday, February 11th, 2011 at his residence. Dan Palmer was born in Stoneham, Massachusetts to Nina Hammond and Dan Palmer. He worked at Ernie Ellio ...

Forsyth

Marie Sneed, 93, Cumming
Marie Sneed, age 93, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Sneed; son-in- ...

Hall

William L. Corn, 80, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00p.m. Sunday February 13 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for William Luther Corn Jr., age 80 of Gainesville. The Rev. Larry Dyer, Rev. ...
Babbie Shuler, 53, Lula
Ivie Funeral Home announces memorial services for Babbie Shuler, age 53, of Lula. Services 2 p.m. Monday from the Chapel of Ivie Funeral Home. Survivors include 3 daughters: Bran ...
Bobby Joe Wilkerson, 75, Gainesville
Bobby Joe Wilkerson, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Funeral services are schedule ...

Lumpkin

Geraldine Ryan, Dahlonega
Mrs. Geraldine Ryan passed away Friday February 11, 2011 in Gainesville, Ga. She is preceded in death by her husband Tom Ryan. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her daughter Terry Thomas, a ...
Rufus "Rooster" Davis, 76, Dahlonega
Mr. Rufus "Rooster" Davis, age 76, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away February 11, 2011 from an extended illness with his family by his side.He was an avid gardener and b ...

White

Franklin Dee Brackett, 77, Cleveland
Franklin Dee Brackett, age 77 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Brackett was born November 10, 1933 to the late Grady and Lula Guffie Bracke ...
Gerald Ray Mckinney, 76, Cleveland
Gerald Ray McKinney, age 76 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, February 11, 2011 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. McKinney was born September 2, 1934 in Houston, ...
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