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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 6th, 2014

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David Wright Simmons, 72, Cumming
David Wright Simmons, 72, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 6, 2014. Born in Elyria, OH he was the son of the late Cecil and Geraldine Simmons.Memorial services and inurnment w ...
Rosalyn Westbrook Haygood, 76, of Cumming, passed away Monday, October 6th, 2014. She was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming. She retired from the Cumming Police Department i ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Donald H. "Don" Shomake, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014. If you had met Don, you liked him and if you knew him for any time at all, you ...

Hall

Jimmy Lee Savage, 62, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for, Jimmy Lee Savage age 62 of Lula, Ga. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 9, 2014 in Strickland Funeral Home chapel.Interment will be ...
Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, 83, Gainesville
Ms. Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at New Horizon's Lanier Park. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Shirley Rose Forrester, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Shirley Rose Forrester, age 77 of Commerce died Monday, October 06, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Forrester was born in Covington to the late, Doyle Claymus and J ...

Other

Clark Benny, 60, Danielsville
Mr. Clark Benny, age 60, of Danielsville, Georgia passed away 10/06/2014. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly and White Funeral Home.

Stephens

Casey Neal Smith, 31, Toccoa
Mr. Casey Neal Smith, age 31 of 40 Mae Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.A son of Randy and Teresa Standr ...
Harold Chaffin Segars, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Harold Chaffin Segars, age 86 of 4381 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Willow Gardens in Toccoa.A son of the late Oscar and Evie Miller ...
Rebecca Walker Damron, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Rebecca Walker Damron, age 96 of 48 Oakvale Place, Toccoa Falls, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Roy E. and Cora B ...

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Jessica Smith, 41, Sautee Nacoochee
Jessica R. Smith, age 41 of Sautee passed away on October 6, 2014 following a car accident in Opelika, Alabama. Mrs. Smith was born on January 22, 1973 in New Mexico the daughter o ...
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