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Local Obits for Wed. Jul 13th, 2022


Cheryl Cagle Scholl, 62, Sugar Hill
Cheryl Cagle Scholl, age 62, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022. She was preceded in death by her father, Clyde Willard Cagle.  Mrs. Scholl is survived ...


Leslie Wynelle Tench, 61, Mt. Airy
Ms. Tench was born May 10, 1961 to the late Thomas and Flora Wynelle Tench, in Glendale, California. Leslie was heavily involved in photography and very gifted in what she did. Aft ...


Patricia Joy Ellis, 75, Gainesville
  Mrs. Patricia Joy Ellis passed away peacefully at NEGMC, July 13, 2022, following an extended illness. Patricia Joy Ellis was born in Gainesville, GA on August 28, 1 ...
Buffy Renee Fowler, 42, Gainesville
 Ms. Buffy Renee Fowler, age 42 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at her residence following an extended illness.          A ...
Olivia Bernett Kelly, 38, Gainesville
  Olivia Bernett Kelly, 38, was born December 6, 1983 in Newark, NJ to Adrian Kelly and the late Jerry Barnes.  She unexpectedly departed on July 13, 2022 from injurie ...
Madge Woody Steiner, 93, Gainesville
Madge Valeria Woody Fuller Steiner, 93, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022.   Interment will be at 1:30 pm Saturday, July 16, 2022 at Memorial ...


Carolyn Jane Eckert, 86, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn Jane Smith Eckert, age 86, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday July 13, 2022. Mrs. Eckert was born in ...
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