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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 2nd, 2016

Banks

Eldon Linburg Collis, 58, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Eldon Linburg Collis, age 58 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 2, 2015.  Mr. Collis was born in Melbo ...

Gwinnett

Dan E Fortnam, 67, Suwanee
Dan E. Fortnam, age 67 of Suwanee, GA died Saturday, January 2, 2016. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM at The Catholic Church of St. Monica in Dulut ...

Hall

James "Don" Cole, 78, Gainesville
James “Don” Cole, 78, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2016 following an extended illness.   A lifetime resident of Hall County, Don ...
Albert Willis, 75, Gainesville
  Mr. Albert Gene “Sonny” Willis was born on October 25, 1940 in Wilkes County, Georgia.  He later moved to Gainesville, GA and married Josienell  ...

Lumpkin

Gloria Jean Patterson, 63, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gloria Jean Patterson age 63 of Dahlonega passed away on January 02, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Home following an extended illness.             M ...
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