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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 24th, 2021


Horace Whitfield, 76, Gillsville
Mr. Horace Whitfield, age 76 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2021 at his residence.  Mr. Whitfield was born in Gillsville to Mary Belle Savage Echols of Gil ...


Selma Godbee Shannon, 97, Cornelia
Selma Godbee Shannon, age 97, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on October 24, 2021. Mrs. Shannon was born on May 31, 1924 in Eatonton, Georgia to the late James L. and Jania Gay ...


Julie Ann Morris, 61, Gainesville
Julie Ann Morris, age 61 of Gainesville entered rest Sunday Oct. 24, 2021 at her residence. Julie was born October 27, 1959 in Homer. She worked in production at Gress Foods for ...


Henry B. Hughes, 69, Jefferson
Henry B. Hughes, age 69, of Jefferson, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021. He was born in 1952, to the late Wesley and Lois Hughes. Henry was a Forsyth County School gradu ...


Mr. Charles “Muff” Huett Christian, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021.  Mr. Christian was born in Fulton County on July 27, 1935, to the ...


Dewey Allen Holcomb, 74, Toccoa
Dewey Allen Holcomb, age 74, of Toccoa, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away at his residence on Sunday, October 24, 2021 following an extended battle with cancer. &nbs ...
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