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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 3rd, 2015

Dawson

Herby Ray Sullens, 75, Dawsonville
Herby Ray Sullens, age 75, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health.   Ray lived mos ...

Forsyth

Dewey L. Meers, 85, Free Home
Dewey L. Meers, age 85, of Free Home passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015.  Dewey was born June 6, 1930 in Lumpkin County to the late Ulysses and Lula Martin Meers and moved ...
James Lowell Ramsey, 45, Cumming
  James Lowell Ramsey, 45, of Cumming, GA died on October 3, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born in Fairfax, VA he was the son of Charlie and Rita Ramsey ...

Gwinnett

Elaine May Gordon, 87, Buford
Elaine May Gordon, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, George Frank Hutowitz; parents, Ma ...
Mr. Gary Eugene McDowell, Sr., age 69, of Buford passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Oct ...
Ajung “AJ” Yoon Philip, age 34, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Robert Charles Philip, Buford, GA; parents, Il Y ...
Frank Ripoli, 84, suwanee
Frank Ripoli 84 of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Saturday October 3rd, 2015 surrounded by his family and his wife Amelia. Memorial services will be held Monday October 5th, 20 ...

Habersham

Robert Lee Pinion, 81, Alto
Robert Lee Pinion, age 81 of Alto, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Born in Hall County on May 1, 1934, he was a son of the late Price and Laura Oliver Pinion. Mr. Pinion ...

Jackson

Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, Hoschton
 Edna Mae Reece Sell, 83, of Hoschton, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, William Horace S ...

White

Jimmy Coker, 70, Sautee Nacoochee
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jimmy Coker, age 70 of Sautee Nacoochee. Mr. Coker passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015. Funeral services are schedu ...
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