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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 7th, 2022


Linda Wilson, 79, Lula
  Linda Lou Wilson, age 79, of Lula (Gillsville Community) entered heaven Thursday July 7, 2022 at her residence surrounded by her family. Linda was born December 8, 1 ...


Carl Puckett, 97, Buford
Carl Puckett, age 97, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-five years, Mildred Morgan Puckett; son, Carl Kent Puckett, ...


Billie Jane Graves, 82, Gainesville
Billie Jane Graves, 82, and a longtime resident of Gainesville, GA, passed away on July 7, 2022   Ms. Billie Jane is survived by her daughter Debra Nuñez, Grandso ...
Edna Elise Davidson Wade, age 90, of Lula, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022.   Born on August 19, 1931, she was a daughter of the late William Gratt “Bill” Da ...


Patricia Ann Hicks, 79, Commerce
Ms. Patricia Ann Hicks, age 79, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, July 7, 2022 at Hill Haven Nursing Home.  Ms. Hicks was born in Atlanta to the late William and Eva Mae Jenkins ...


David C Asher, 77, Alpharetta
David C. Asher, age 77, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on July 7, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, William F. and Maud Bowles Asher; brothers, Craig Asher and L ...


Tommy O’Neal Taylor, 73, Toccoa
Mr. Tommy O’Neal Taylor age 73 of Toccoa passed away July 7, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late Edd and Sarah Lou Ivester Taylor, he was ...
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