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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 5th, 2014

Dawson

James C. 'Jake' Waits, 82, Dawsonville
James C. "Jake" Waits, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday February 4, 2014 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health.Born November 8, 1931 in Fulton ...

Hall

Daisy Jo Barnett Swearingen, 50, Gainesville
Daisy Jo Barnett Swearingen, age 50 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Emory University Hospital following a brief illness. Funera ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Christopher John "Chris" McCarthy, 58, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. Mr. McCarthy w ...

Rabun

Karen Panico, 51, Rabun Gap
Karen Panico, age 51, of Rabun Gap, passed away February 5, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Karen was born November 14, 1962 in Franklin N.C. the daug ...
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