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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 16th, 2021

Forsyth

Mattie Mae Bradford, 81, Cumming
Mattie Mae Bradford, 81, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Willie Mae Collins; daughter, Gail Russell; an ...

Gwinnett

Elena J. Belansky, 83, Sugar Hill
Elena J. Belansky, age 83, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Peter Belansky; daughter, Donna Eberhardt; son-i ...
Dana William Gile, 74, Buford
Dana William Gile, 74, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dene Willard and Marguerite Miller Gile. Mr. Gile is survived ...

Hall

Joan Margaret Arthurs, Flowery Branch
Joan Margaret Arthurs passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 16, 2021. A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Memorial Park South Ce ...
Mrs. Kathleen Mary (Mazzukelly) DeYoung, age 90, of Braselton, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Kathleen was born October 9, 1931, in Chicago, ...
Wilma Ruth Watkins, 89, Gainesville
Wilma Ruth Watkins, age 89, of Gainesville entered heaven Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton.  Mrs. Watkins was born June 16, 1932 i ...

Jackson

Bruce Edward Allen, Braselton
 Bruce Edward Allen of Braselton, Georgia, passed away peacefully at this home on Saturday, October 16, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind a close fami ...
Annie Ruby "Marie" Palmer, 79, Braselton
Mrs. Annie Ruby "Marie" (Gearin) Palmer, age 79, of Braselton Ga, passed away peacefully Saturday, October 16, 2021. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Su ...

Other

Ouida Lou Bridges, 96, Danielsville
Mrs. Ouida Lou Dean Bridges, age 96, of Danielsville, GA died Saturday, October 16, 2021 at University of Florida Health.  Mrs. Bridges was born in Danielsville to the late We ...

Stephens

Wesley Leon Turner, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Wesley Leon Turner, age 81 of Bend N Hickory Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late John W. Turner an ...

White

Julia Ann Simmons went to her heavenly home on October 16, 2021 after a period of declining health. She was born on February 18, 1940, in Greensboro, North Carolina to the late ...
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