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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 3rd, 2016

Forsyth

Roberta Lynn Capell, 51, Cumming
Roberta Lynn Capell, 51, of Cumming, GA died on September 3, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Paducha, KY she was the daughter of Lenard and Lavada Reeves. &n ...
Deborah Kay Dorsey, 66, Cumming
Deborah Kay Dorsey, 66 of Cumming passed away on September 3rd, 2016. Visitation will be from 4-5pm on Saturday September 10 at the funeral home. A memorial service will be h ...

Habersham

Roger Gordon Buford, 76, Clarkesville
Roger Gordon Buford, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016. A Complete Obituary Announcement will be announced at a later date by Whitfiel ...
Willard Kayo Kemppainen, 84, Clarkesville
Willard Kayo Kemppainen, age 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 3, 2016, following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be h ...

Hall

Matthew Harry Voelker, 39, Gainesville
On Saturday September 3, 2016, Matt passed away. He was 39. Matt is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Harry and Margaret Voelker, and his maternal grandparents, Major ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
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