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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 27th, 2013

Forsyth

Sarah Helen Griggs, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away on May 27, 2013. Born in Carrollton, GA she was the daughter of the late Wiley and Mary Driver. She was also preceded in death b ...
Sarah Helen Griggs, 88, Cumming
Sarah Helen Griggs, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away on May 27, 2013. Born in Carrollton, GA she was the daughter of the late Wiley and Mary Driver. She was also preceded in death b ...

Gwinnett

Robert M. 'Bob' Knox, 82, Buford
Mr. Robert M. "Bob" Knox, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years, Barbara J. Knox, Buford, GA; children, ...

Habersham

Jessie York Wood, 72, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Jessie York Wood, age 72, of the Batesville Community, Clarkesville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced ...

Hall

Roland Ferdinand Wear, 90, Gainesville
Roland Ferdinand Wear, 90, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, May 27, 2013. Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Lanier Village Estates ch ...

Lumpkin

Jack E. Tufts, 76, Dahlonega
Dr. Jack E. Tufts (formerly of Bushnell, IL and Waterloo, IA) went to be with the Lord on May 27, 2013 at the age of 76. He passed peacefully at his home in Dahlonega, GA, surroun ...
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