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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 15th, 2015

Gwinnett

Melvin A. “Mel” Coble, Jr., age 83 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Hamilt ...
Floyd R. Vandenack, Jr.,, 53, Lawrenceville
Floyd R. Vandenack, Jr., age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Loett Vandenack. He is survived by ...

Habersham

Margaret Louise Kimsey Dawkins, 95, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Margaret Louise Kimsey Dawkins, age 95, of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 2:00 PM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Tommy Stowe an ...

Hall

Mary Elizabeth Fisher, 90, Gainesville
Mary Elizabeth Fisher, 90, of Gainesville, GA. passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gaines ...

Jackson

Dorsey Davis Brooks, 100, Hoschton
A much loved husband, father, and grandfather, Dorsey Davis Brooks, 100, of Hoschton, GA passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday July 15th 2015 with family present.  ...

Lumpkin

Mary Lou Dodd, 96, Dahlonega
Mary Lou Dodd, 96, of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.   Mary Lou is survived by her son, Carlton Bryan ...

Other

Pamelia Marie “Pam” Cataldi, age 56, a resident of Jasper, GA went to be with her Savior on July 15, 2015. Her passing was due to complications from extended illnesses. ...

Stephens

Barbara Connolly Thomas, age 87 passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Joanne’s House of Hospice at Bonita Springs, Florida.   She was born in Central Falls, R ...
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.