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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 12th, 2017

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Joann H. Leonard, 82, Dawsonville
Joann H. Leonard, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday April 12, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 2, 1934 in Floyd County to the lat ...

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Edna Cook Woods, 92, Alto
  Edna Cook Herndon Woods, age 92 from the Mud Creek Community, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Born in Alto, Georgia on June 28, 1924, she was a daughter of ...

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Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, of Gainesville GA died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was the daughter of the late C. C. and Lilli Mae Hulsey of Rockmart GA.  Most of h ...
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