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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 19th, 2022


  Vickie McDuffie Hunter, age 70, of Homer, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.  Born on August 7, 1951, in Commerce, she was a daughter of the late Leon McDuffi ...


  Betty Ann Nichols Cain, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Billy R. Cain; grandson, ...


Howard Eugene Wade, 90, Demorest
Howard Eugene Wade, age 90, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Mr. Wade was born July 17, 1932 in Alto, Georgia to the late Randall and Ida Stamey Wade. ...


Johnnie Carolyn Bell, 88, Gainesville
Johnnie Carolyn Bell, age 88 of Gainesville entered heaven Tuesday Morning July 19, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her family. Carolyn was born April 9, 1934 in Gainesville ...
Maria Del Carmen Delgado, 74, Gainesville
          Mrs. Maria Del Carmen Delgado, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on July 19, 2022 at her residence following a sudden illness.   ...
William Leslie (Bill) Fargason Jr., a lifelong Gainesville resident, passed away on July 19, 2022, following an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his father, William Le ...


Mrs. Betty Carolyn Wheeler Durden, age  76 of Davis Avenue, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at her residence. A daughter of the late Thomas and Margie Nation ...
Paul Alexander Moricz, 77, Toccca
Mr. Paul Alexander Moricz, age 77 of Mitchell Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Alex and Irma Kipinyec ...


Doris “Dot” Banks, 90, Cleveland
Doris “Dot” Banks, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2022.   Mrs. Banks was born March 8, 1932 in Cleveland to the late Ernest T. Irvin and ...
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