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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 11th, 2022


Gwendolyn “Elaine” Howington, age 74 of Athens, GA passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022.   Born on Feb. 14, 1948 in Commerce, GA, Mrs. Howington was the daug ...


Gene “Romeo” Alexander Finley, age 51, of Toccoa, Georgia (formerly of Cleveland, GA) passed away at his residence on Monday, July 11, 2022.  A son of the late ...


Gary Claude Adams, 85, Cleveland
Gary Claude Adams, age 85, of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022. Mr. Adams was born on November 1, 1936, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Claude and Daisy Bell ...
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'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