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Appling, Luke (Lucius) b. April 2, 1907 d. January 3, 1991 Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Known as "Old Aches and Pains", played shortstop 20 seasons (1930 to 1950), all with the Chicago White Sox. His finest season came in 1936 when he led the American League with a .388 batting average (the highest average ever for a shortstop) and drove in 128 runs. He also led the AL in Batting Average in 1943, hitting .328. He was selected to 7 American League All-Star teams. Elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964, and managed the...[Read More] Sawnee View Gardens and Mausoleum, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA Plot: Mausoleum, Chapel West, Crypt 140 (3rd level from bottom)
Herring, Hal b. February 24, 1924 d. February 9, 2014 Professional Football Player, Assistant National Football League Coach. For four seasons (1949 to 1952), he played at the linebacker and center positions in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League with the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. Born Harold Moreland Herring, he attended West Point High School in Alabama. He enrolled at Auburn University and begun to play collegiate football, when World War II intervened. He served with the United States Army, saw action in...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Sawnee View Gardens and Mausoleum, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA
Samples, Junior (Alvin Monroe) b. April 10, 1926 d. November 13, 1983 Comedian. He was born Alvin Samples Jr. in Cumming Georgia. He made his living as a farmer, sawmill worker, stock car driver and carpenter and did not enter show business until age 40. He was discovered after a story he told about catching a record-setting fish was recorded by a Game Commission investigator and played on the radio. The recording was developed into an album and became a best-seller. In 1969 he was asked to join the cast of the country variety show “Hee-Haw." He developed a...[Read More] (Bio by: Bigwoo) Cause of death: Heart attack Sawnee View Gardens and Mausoleum, Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, USA Plot: Near a large cross in the Garden of Devotion