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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 & ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died