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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 13th, 2021

Dawson

Gardenia “Dean” Currie was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She left this world peacefully on February 13, 2021. Born to Delmas and Della Sloa ...

Forsyth

Sandra Kay Helton, of Canton Georgia, died on February 13, 2021. Born in Zanesville, Ohio. She was the daughter of Kathleen and Vernon Wilkins.  She was preceded in death b ...

Habersham

Margie House Adams, 81, Clarkesville
Margie House Adams, age 81 of Clarkesville, passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021. Born on February 27, 1939, Mrs. Adams was the daughter of the late Charles T. and Francine M ...

Hall

Danny Lamar Gable, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Danny Lamar Gable, 70, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 13, 2021 at his sister’s home in Gray, GA following an extended illness. A Celebration of his life ...

Lumpkin

Michael Francis Smith, 78, Dahlonega
On Saturday, February 13, 2021, Michael Francis Smith, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age of 78 after a brief battle with cancer.  Mike was born ...

Other

Willie Gene Atkinson, 69, Athens, formerly Winder
Mr. Willie Gene Atkinson was born on May 28, 1951 to the late Mr. John Davie Atkinson and Ms. Carrol (Riden) Gross. He departed this earthly life on Saturday, February 13, 2021 on ...

Stephens

Mrs. Regenia Ann Owenby Goss, age 81 of Toccoa, GA took her last breath on earth and exhaled in Heaven on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.   ...

White

Martha Nell Gooch, 81, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Martha Nell Gooch, age 81 of Cleveland. Mrs. Gooch entered Heaven’s gates on Saturday, February 13, 2021. Mrs ...
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