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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 30th, 2011

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Edsel Ford Chatham, 91, Gainesville
Edsel Ford Chatham, age 91 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2011 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled fo ...

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Pauline Wehunt Hicks, 62, Pendergrass
Pauline Wehunt Hicks, 62, Pendergrass, died Wednesday.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville.
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.