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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 10th, 2020

Banks

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 ...

Forsyth

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 ...

Gwinnett

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 ...

Habersham

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Jackson

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 ...

Lumpkin

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 ...

Stephens

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 ...
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died
'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78
Helen Reddy, the Australian-born singer who scored an enduring hit with her feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” has died at 78 in Los Angeles
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75