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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...