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Local Obits for Tue. May 31st, 2022


Arlene Harben Swafford, 97, Dawsonville
Arlene Harben Swafford, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2022 following a period of declining health. Born April 12, 1925 to the late Silas and Arona Bruce, she w ...


Ima Jean Chapman, 77, Gainesville
Ima Jean Chapman, 77, of Gainesville, GA, died May 31, 2022. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements. 
Mary Lou Tuggle Roark, 84, Gainesville formerly of Hopkinsville, KY
Mary Lou Tuggle Roark, 84, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, passed away on May 31, 2022, of natural causes. Mary Lou was born on July 30, 1937, to Ni ...


Carey Lynn Reaves, 71, Hoschton
Carey Lynn Reaves, age 71, of Hoschton, Ga passed away Tuesday May 31, 2022. He loved his family, grandchildren, hunting, fishing, and golfing. Carey was a United States Army veter ...


Clinton Aldine Tucker, Jr April 7, 1943-May 16, 2022 Clinton Tucker was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to Clinton Tucker, Sr, and Wynelle Tucker during World War II. Cli ...


Mrs. Frances Adeline Gailey Donaldson, age 84 of Lovell Road, Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 29, 2022 at her residence. A daughter of the late Lee and Arizona Brock Gailey, she ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died