— Bulletin wire reports

Deaths of note from around the world:

Anne Rivers Siddons, 83: An author whose best-selling novels such as “Peachtree Road,” “Outer Banks” and “Low Country” often portrayed the lives of women coming to terms with the social mores of the South. Died Sept. 11 at her home in Charleston, South Carolina, from lung cancer.

‘Akilisi Pohiva, 78: A champion of democracy and Tongan Prime Minister, who helped wrest power from the royal family and bring greater democracy to the small Pacific island nation, died Thursday in Auckland, New Zealand, from complications due to pneumonia.