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Local Obits for Sat. Mar 30th, 2019

Banks

Betty Ann Garrett, 75, Maysville
Betty Ann Garrett, age 75, of Maysville, GA passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at her residence.   Born on June 6, 1943 in Lula, GA, she was the daughter of the late L ...

Habersham

Courtnee Brookshire, 38, Cornelia
Courtnee Brookshire, 38, of Cornelia passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019. No services will be held at Courtnee’s request. Born on February 27, 1981 in Cobb County s ...

Hall

Peggy J. Abrahams, 83, Clermont
On March 30,2019, we lost Peggy J. Abrahams, a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. She was 83 years young and surrounded by her immediate family, close fr ...
Sue Hinton Jones, 80, Oakwood
Sue Hinton Jones, 80, of Oakwood passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p. ...
Phillip W. Nix, 83, Gainesville
Phillip W. Nix, 83, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Fune ...

Jackson

Troy Carlis Martin, 87, Villa Rica
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Troy Carlis Martin, age 87 of Villa Rica, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, March 30, 2019.  Mr. Martin was born in Piedmon ...
James Robert Toney, 52, Commerce
James Robert Toney, age 52 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019.   Born on Aug. 11, 1966 in Savannah, GA, he was the son of Beverly Wiley Toney of Commer ...

Lumpkin

Shirley Brown, 50, Dahlonega
Mrs. Shirley Brown, age 50, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of D ...
Jason J. Malone, 42, Dahlonega
Mr. Jason J. Malone, age 42, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019. Jason was born in Atlanta on November 10, 1976.  He was preceded in death by his father Gary ...

Stephens

Mr. Willis Herbert “Herbie” Shirley, age 62, residing on Lakeland Drive in Toccoa, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesvil ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died