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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 15th, 2016

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Hammond Davis, 93, Gainesville
  On June 15, 2016, Hammond Davis received a call. It was the sort of offer he couldn’t refuse, for an assignment to a place he had never been before, and, unlike his ...
 Mrs. Maria Gurrola- De Aguirre age 33 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        Fune ...

Jackson

Linda Woods Holt Cartledge, age 68 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday June 15, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Cartledge was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Mary Alice Wilb ...
Rossly Ann Brown Shook, 76, Commerce
Mrs. Rossly Ann Brown Shook, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Shook was born in Homer to the late Harold and Naomi Kim ...

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Donald Hugh Allen, 80, DeLand, Fl.
DONALD HUGH ALLEN, age 80, of DeLand, Florida, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Inurnment memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Fr ...
Clarence F. Elrod, 68, Greer, SC
Clarence F. Elrod, age 68 of Greer, SC passed away Wednesday June 15, 2016.   Mr. Elrod was born in Gainesville, GA and was the son of the late Clarence J. and Omie Nati ...

Stephens

James Rockwell “Rocky” Potts, age 50, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Mr. Potts was born on March 19, 1966, in Commerce, Georgia, to the ...
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