Adeline Weatherly Sinkwich, 92, passed away peacefully on August 19th, 2014.
A native of Royston, Georgia, Mrs. Sinkwich was the daughter of Charles and Mary Weatherly. Mrs. Sinkwich attended the University of Georgia where she met and later married Frank Sinkwich of Youngstown, Ohio who became the University of Georgia's and the South's first Heisman Trophy winner in 1942. Mrs. Sinkwich was an accomplished Broadway dancer and gave birth to two children, Frank Sinkwich Jr. and Francine Sinkwich. Miss Adeline, as she became affectionately known, was a devout Christian and lived the remainder of her life in Athens, Georgia. She is preceded in death by her husband Frank Sinkwich Sr. and her son Frank Sinkwich Jr. Survivors include her daughter, Francine Sinkwich, daughter-in-law Marilyn Sinkwich, five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Audrey Beck, her loving caregiver and dear friend for eight years.
Graveside services will be held 10AM Friday, August 22nd at Evergreen Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Thursday, August 21st at Bernstein Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be offered at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Aug. 21, 2014