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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 25th, 2010

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Roy Stephen Helton, 48, Bethlehem
Roy Stephen Helton, age 48 of Bethlehem, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are schedul ...

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Mr. Clifford E. Blankenship, age 90 of Forsyth County, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Church in Stone Mountain, GA. He was preceded in dea ...
Ted Hill Giles, 80, cumming
Ted Hill Giles, 80, of Cumming, GA passed away on August 25, 2010 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming. Born in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Fred and Helen Giles. Mr. Giles ...

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Cynthia Clare Romig, age 61 of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Visitation and Celebrati ...

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Roy Dewitt Sears, 59, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home announces the death of Roy Dewitt Sears, 59, of Franklin Springs who died on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Born in Comm ...

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James Dobbs, 60, Cleveland
James Howard Dobbs, age 60 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at his residence following a brief illness. Mr. Dobbs was born November 26, 1949 in Jackson County ...
Mary E. Whetstone, 88, Cleveland
Mary E. Whetstone, age 88 of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Gateway Nursing Home in Cleveland, Georgia following an extended illness. ...
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73