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Local Obits for Mon. Feb 16th, 2015

Forsyth

Elba Nydia Rivera, 67, Cumming, formerly of Haverstraw, NY
Elba Nydia Rivera, age 67, formerly of Haverstraw, NY, passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015. She was born in Puerto Rico. She was very proud of her children, and loved to cook ...
Ruby Clarice Hale, 94, Cumming
Ruby Clarice Hale, 94, of Cumming, GA died on February 16, 2015. Born in Clay County, WVA, she was the daughter of the late Nathan and Myrtle Hamrick. Her beloved husband, George ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Ellen Davidson Hall, 97, Lawrenceville
Dorothy Ellen Davidson Hall, 97, of Lawrenceville, passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 following a period of declining health. Born in Alto, GA on March 31, 1917, she was the da ...
Franklin L. Samples, 86, Buford
Mr. Franklin L. Samples, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benoy and Mollie Samples; brothers, Harvin Sample ...
Nell Camp Bailey, 84, Sugar Hill
Mrs. Nell Camp Bailey, age 84, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Winnie Bowman Camp; great grandparents, ...
Sue Fields Heard, 65, Dacula
Sue Fields Heard, age 65, of Dacula, GA passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father, Leon Fields; and grandparents, Lonnie Son and Thermos Mi ...

Habersham

Harold Jesse Roberts, 82, Baldwin
Harold Jesse Roberts, age 82, of Baldwin, Georgia and formerly of Hall County, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015.Mr. Roberts was born on February 19, 1932 in Lumpkin ...

Hall

Dr. Rick Hinton, 61, Gainesville
Dr. Rick Hinton, age 61, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away Monday, February 16, 2015.Rick was born August 16, 1953, in Duluth, Ga., to James Patillo Hinton and Jean Deaton Hinton. R ...
Helen Kimberly Sosebee, 73, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Helen Kimberly Sosebee, age 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, February 16, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February ...
Maureen Wagenseil, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Maureen "Mo" Wagenseil, 70 of Gainesville died Monday February 16, 2015 at her residence.Born in Rockville Center, New York, Mrs. Wagenseil had lived in Gainesville ...

Rabun

Genus Kilby Nixon, 101, Clayton
Genus Kilby Nixon, 101, of the Persimmon Community passed away at her residence Monday, February 16, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of Rabun County and was the daughter of Georg ...
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
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90