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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 20th, 2021

Forsyth

Earl Odum Smith, 74, Cumming
Earl Odum Smith, age 74, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. He was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Earl retired from Gwinnett County Boar ...

Gwinnett

Donna Bagley Little, 65, Sugar Hill
  Donna Bagley Little, age 65, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Junior and Joyce Burell Bagley and brother, ...

Habersham

Eddie Lee Weaver, 69, Clarkesville
Eddie Lee Weaver, age 69, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to his heavenly home on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Mr. Weaver was born on March 17, 1952 in Habersham County, Georgia to t ...

Hall

Andrea Lynne House Ervin, 61, Gillsville
Ms. Andrea Lynne House Ervin, 61, of Gillsville passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Due to the COVID 19 healt ...
Gibson Garrett, Inf, Gainesville
Infant Gibson Garrett passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021.   Born on March 20, 2021 in Gainesville, GA, Gibson was the son of Corey Garrett and Destiny Megan Cochran ...
Cheri Ann Maltbie, 74, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Cheri Ann Maltbie, 74, of Flowery Branch, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in the Chapel of Memor ...
Mildred Ann Turk Simons, 93, Gainesville
Mildred Ann Turk Simons, 93, passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, March 20, 2021.  She was a resident of Lanier Village Estates and previously lived in Athens wh ...
Pamela Toze, 90, Flowery Branch
Pamela Toze, 90, of Flowery Branch, GA, died Saturday, March 20, 2021. Mrs. Toze has been cremated and a private family service was held. Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel 770-945-6924 ...
Howard Douglas Wood, 89, Gainesville
  Mr. Howard Douglas Wood, 89, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 in Memoria ...

Other

Helen Annett Thursby Barfield, 77, Bogart, Ga. formerly of Bradenton, FL
Helen Annett Thursby Barfield, age 77 of Bogart, Georgia and formerly of Bradenton, FL, entered into rest Saturday, March 20, 2021.  Mrs. Barfield was born in Cairo, Georgia t ...

Stephens

Charles Watson, 84, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Watson, age 84 of Toccoa passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Clarence Tut Watson and Ruth Poole Watson, he wa ...

White

Mr. William “Bill” Bryant Pinkston, Jr., age 77, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. Mr. Pinkston was born in Bonne Terre, Missouri to the late Willi ...
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