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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 19th, 2015

Banks

Glenn Louis Calmes, 69, Homer
Glenn Louis Calmes, age 69, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Calmes was born on April 18, 1946 in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Glenn Bo ...

Habersham

Deborah Cole Baker, 56, Mt. Airy
Deborah Cole Baker, age 56 of Mt. Airy, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on February 05, 1959, she was a da ...

Hall

Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, Gainesville
Carol Anne (Rey) Scanlin, 61, of Gainesville,  died Saturday, Sept. 19, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Carol was born Oct. 16, 1953 in Decatur ...

Jackson

Earl A. Park, 56, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Earl A. Park, age 56, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015. Mr. Park was born in Atlanta, GA, a son to David ...

Stephens

Mr. William Arthur Braidwood, age 85, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late William H. and Beatrice Rix Braidwood, he was born ...

White

Ginger Booth Quinn, 58, Cleveland
Ginger Booth Quinn, age 58 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2015, at her home. Born in Bedford, Ohio, on February 20, 1957, she was a daughter of the late Warre ...
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.