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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 5th, 2022


Horacio Contreras Ruiz of Cumming, Georgia passed away on July 5, 2022.


Michael Gordon, 42, Buford
Michael Gordon was born in Atlanta, GA on January 3, 1980. Michael Gordon passed away peacefully on July 5, 2022. He attended school in Atlanta, GA and moved to Buford, GA at a you ...


Johnnie Louise Langford, 86, Gainesville
Ms. Johnnie Louise Langford age 86 of Gainesville passed away peacefully on Tuesday July 5, 2022 in the Chatuge Nursing Home following an extended illness.   Ms. Langfor ...
Dawn Howser Oliver, 50, Clermont
Dawn Howser Oliver age 50, of Clermont died peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on July 5th, 2022, at her home after a courageous battle with cancer.    Dawn was b ...


Jerry D. Adams, 76, Commerce
Mr. Jerry D. Adams, age 76, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at his residence.  Born in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late Alcy and Cleo Adams.  Jerry lov ...


Dolores Ann Pittenger Pine, age 85, of Conyers, GA passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Clyde LeRoy Pine; son, Kevin Pine; ...


Mrs. Evelyn Carol Carpenter Conley, age 76 of Riley Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at her residence.  A daughter of the late Marshall Carpenter and Mary B ...
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