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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 22nd, 2020

Forsyth

Barney Clayton West, 76, Cumming
Mr. Barney Clayton West, age 76 of Cumming passed away March 22, 2020 in Cumming, Ga. Mr. West was born December 27, 1943 to the late Mr. Charlie West and Mrs. Ruby West. Barney We ...
Eugene (Gene) S. Wetter, 92, Cumming, formerly of Queens, NY
Eugene (Gene) S. Wetter, age 92 of Cumming, Georgia (formerly of Queens, NY) died Sunday, March 22, 2020. Mr. Wetter was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Cumming, Ge ...

Gwinnett

Mary Helen (“Mel”) Matuszak passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by her family.  Mel was born Mary Helen Eaton in Claremore, Oklahoma on December 1, 1 ...
Donald Wayne Winkler, 78, Buford
Donald Wayne Winkler, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl M. and Louise Moore Winkler; sister, Millie W. S ...

Hall

Mary Jane Pressgrove Chennault, 100, Gainesville
Mary Jane Pressgrove Chennault passed away peacefully Sunday evening, March 22, after living a full and godly life on earth for 100 years, 6 months, and 7 days!  She will be r ...

Lumpkin

Bill Black, Jr., 87, Dahlonega
  Mr. Bill Black, Jr., age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020. Mr. Black was born in Lumpkin County on September 13, 1932 to the late Tate and Bertha Sa ...

Stephens

Colson Gray Gosnell Smith Mr. Colson Gray Gosnell Smith age 3 of Toccoa passed away March 21, 2020 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of Maranda Gosnell and Bradley Smith, he ...
Wanda Dale Stephens, 64, Toccoa
Wanda Dale Stephens   Ms. Wanda Dale Stephens age 64 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday March 21, 2020 at Piedmont/Athens Regional Hospital.   A daughter ...

White

Eugene Ledford, 86, Cleveland
  Mr. Eugene Ledford, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020. Mr. Ledford was born in Atlanta to the late Will and Lilly Dodd Ledford. In addition to p ...
Justin Lee Willis, 22, Cleveland
Justin Lee Willis, age 22, of Cleveland passed away Sunday March 22, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Justin was born July 23, 1997 in Gainesville to James Willis & ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.