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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 10th, 2020


Benny Slaton, 75, Baldwin
Benny Slaton, age 75 of Baldwin, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020.   Born on April 21, 1945, in Toccoa, Georgia, he was a son of the late Henry Ben and Dollie C ...


Kevin Charles Paige, 19, Cumming
Kevin Charles Paige 19, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 10th, 2020. Kevin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, a disability that affected only his le ...


Lawrence Donald Zyla, 87, Alpharetta
Lawrence Donald Zyla 87, of Alpharetta, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Larry was a veteran of the United States Air Force, who entually spent his entire care ...
Buddy Roebuck, 75, Buford
Buddy Roebuck, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Laverne Tatum Roebuck, Buford, GA; children, Raymond ...


Ann Meeks Tallent, 84, Clarkesville
Ann Meeks Tallent, age 84 of Clarkesville, mother of Ronnie, Debi and Teri, follower of Jesus Christ, and one of the best cake bakers, cookie makers and jam and jelly makers, has g ...
Mac Turner, 78, Baldwin
Mac Turner, age 78, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on  Friday, October 9, 2020. Mr. Turner was born on July 13, 1942 in White County, Georgia to the late ...


Stephen Lynn Burke, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Stephen Lynn Burke, 64, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at his residence, Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2020 in ...
Robert “Bulldog” Kilgore, 82, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert “Bulldog” Kilgore, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Funeral Service ...
Regina Martin McNeal, 84, Flowery Branch
Regina Martin McNeal, 84 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday October 9, 2020. Born in Forsyth County, Mrs. McNeal had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  She was t ...
Anthony Piccarreta, 90, Lula
Anthony Piccarreta, age 90, of Lula, GA passed away Friday, October 9, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-two years, Joan Lehmann Piccarreta. He is survived by his ...


Thelma Collins Lynn, 83, Commerce
Mrs. Thelma Collins Lynn, age 83, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at her residence.  Mrs. Lynn was born in Clarkesville to the late, Homer and Vesta Hemb ...


Ransom Marion Ash Sr., 72, Dahlonega
Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home announces that Ransom Marion Ash Sr., age 72 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Ransom was born in Gainesville, Georgi ...


Dewey Wade Frasier, 47, Eastanollee
Mr. Dewey Wade Frasier, age 47 of Fieldcrest Drive, Eastanollee passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow in Winder, Georgia. A son o ...
'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
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died