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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 27th, 2021


Regina L. Pixley, 67, Dawsonville
Regina L. Pixley, 67 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at ...
David Michael Akin, 57, Dawsonville
Mr. David Michael Akin, age 57, of Dawsonville, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Mr. Akin was born on October 16, 1963 and is preceded in death by his mother, Della Akin ...
Leland Garrett, 89, Dawsonville
Leland Garrett, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born April 28, 1932 to the late Ernest and Lula Garr ...


Marcus (Marc) Eugene Gunter, 75, of Forsyth County passed Sunday, June 27, 2021. Marc was very active in the Atlanta Post-Polio Association, serving for 6 years as a member of thei ...


Gerardo Mondragon Villafuerte, age 28, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. He is survived by his father, Domingo Mondragon; mother, Juana Villafuerte; sister, Melis ...


Bobby Wayne Johnson, age 43, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. No Formal Services are planned at this time. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitfield Fun ...
Harold Lonzo Wood, 91, Clarkesville
  Harold Lonzo Wood, 91, Born May 27, 1930 retired from life June 27, 2021.  He was the son of the late, Lester Paul and Allie Burroughs Wood of Commerce, Georgia ...


Nancy R. Forrester, 82, Gainesville
Nancy R. Forrester, 82 of Gainesville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021. Nancy was born January 15, 1939 in Lula, GA to the late Enos and Alice Smith.   Her beloved husba ...
Douglas R. Newhouse, 94, Gainesville
Douglas R. Newhouse, 94 years of age and resident of Gainesville passed away Sunday June 27, 2021.  He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Alice B. Newhouse; daughter; Gail B ...


Sarah Frances Borders, 92, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sarah Frances Borders, age 92 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Mrs. Borders was born in ...
Shawn Johnson, 42, Jefferson
Shawn Johnson, age 42, of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  He was preceded in death by his father Donald H. Johnson.  He is survived by his wife, Missy B ...


Gloria Jean Morgan, 79, Watkinsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gloria Jean Gibson Morgan, age 79, of Watkinsville, Georgia, who entered into Heavenly rest on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mrs. Morgan was ...


Paul "Paw Paw" Chastain, 84, Cleveland
Paul “PawPaw” Chastain, age 84, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mr. Chastain was born on August 22, 1936, in Rainbow Springs, North Carolina, to ...
Leo LaVinka, 86, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Leo LaVinka, age 86, of Cleveland.  Mr. LaVinka passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021.  Arrangements are incomple ...
Leo Robert LaVinka, 86, Cleveland
Mr. Leo Robert LaVinka, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021. Mr. LaVinka was born in Live Oak, FL to the late Leo and Edna Huffman LaVinka.  In addition ...
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