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Local 10 Retiree John Davis passed away Sunday December 4, 2016. Celebration of Life Funeral service for Brother Davis will be held at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 6175 Campbellton Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30331 on Saturday, December 10, 2016.

Viewing will be held on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel. For more information please call (404) 349-3000.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of John Davis.

Local 10 Retiree Mack” Malcolm Gordon Pittman, age 84, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 6 – 9 pm and Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 2-4 pm and 6-9 pm at the funeral home. During his career at the Doraville Plant, Brother Pittman worked in the Paint Department during his career at GM.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Malcolm "Mack" Pittman

Local 10 Retiree James Jimmy Carter, age 73, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home in Buford. The family will have visitation following the service on Saturday. For more information please call (770) 932-1133.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of James Jimmy Carter.

Local 10 Retiree Johnny “JJ” Harrison has passed away. At the time of his retirement, Brother Harrison worked in the Trim department. Visitation will be held Thursday December 1, 2016 from 7pm-9pm at Donald Trimble Funeral Home in Decatur Ga. Funeral services will be held Friday December 2, 2016 at 1pm at Salem Bible Church, located at 2283 Bakers Road in Atlanta. For more information, please call (404) 371-0772.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Johnny “JJ” Harrison.

Local 10 Retiree Leroy Dennis passed away. Funeral Services will be Saturday November 19, 2016 at 10:30am at Donald Trimble Funeral Home, located at 1876 2nd Ave Decatur Ga 30032 . Burial will follow at the West View Cemetery in Atlanta Ga. For more information please call 404-371-0772

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Leroy Dennis.

Local 10 Retiree Vance Swafford, passed away On November 14, 2016. Brother Swafford was 80.During his 30 years at Doraville he worked in the Trim Department and Salvage Department.  Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Vance Swafford.

Local 10 Retiree Reuben Grady passed away Friday, November 11, 2016. Home Going Celebration for Brother Grady will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Big Miller Grove Baptist Church. Interment will be at Kennedy Memorial Gardens, located at 2500 River Road, Ellenwood, GA 30294. Visitation is 10:00AM-8:00PM Thursday November 17 at Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Home, located at .4347 Flat Shoals Pkwy, Decatur, GA 30034. For more information, please call (404) 241-5656.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Reuben Grady.

Local 10 Retiree Samuel Harvey passed away Monday November 7, 2016.  Visitation will be held Monday November 14, from 3pm-8pm at William Gayleano Murray and Son Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Life will be held Tuesday November 15 at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church in Atlanta. For more information please call (678) 545-3074.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Samuel Harvey


Local 10 Retiree Raymond A. Bradberry, age 80, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Brother Bradberry retired from General Motors after 44 years of service, and was loved by many, and will be sorely missed. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, located at 300 Simonton Rd SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. For more information, please call (770) 962 – 3100.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Raymond A. Bradberry.

Local 10 Retiree Robert “Bob” Albert Hyatt, 75,passed away Monday, September 19, 2016. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Stutts Funeral Home in Franklin, Georgia. Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and a memorial service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with a short graveside service to follow. Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements. For more information please call 706-675-2020.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Robert "Bob" Hyatt.

Local 10 Retiree Addie Hearn passed away Monday September 19, 2016.  Sister Hearn transferred to the Doraville plant from Lakewood, and worked in the Paint department at the time of her retirement. Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday September 24, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Poplar Springs Baptist Church located at  3797 River Rd. in Ellenwood, Georgia. Interment will follow the service at Kennedy Memorial Gardens.  Viewing for Mrs. Hearn will be Friday  September 23, 2016 from 2:00 -7:00 PM at Watkins Funeral Home Jonesboro Chapel. For more information please call (678) 479-0806.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Addie Hearn.

Local 10 Retiree Gene Burch passed away Monday September 19, 2016.  At the time of his retirement, Brother Burch worked in the Material department. Visitation will be held Thursday September 22 from 6pm-8pm at Memorial Park South on Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, GA.  Funeral services will be held Friday September 23 at 11am in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home with interment following at Redwine United Methodist Church Cemetery. For more information please call (770) 967-5555.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Gene Burch.

From Local 10 Benefits Rep. Debbie Garcia:

Jeanne M. Perrine
Eye & Hearing Aids
501 Pulliam Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

Is no longer with Davis Vision

This website is dedicated to the memory of Bob Humphery. Brother Humphery was a dedicated member of Local 10 for many decades, and a tireless and well respected leader for veterans and his union brethren. He was also instrumental to the creation of local10retirees.com. He will be forever missed.

The latest edition of Solidarity Magazine is now available online by clicking here or going to https://uaw.org/solidarity-magazine/


ATTENTION LOCAL 10 MEMBERS-If you get a letter from Sterling Insurance Group offering an employee/retiree discount, please be aware that neither the UAW or Local 10 is affiliated with Sterling Insurance Group in any way!! We currently do not know how they are using the UAW logo on their letterhead without permission, but please be advised that they are not endorsed by Local 10 or the UAW.

Special thanks to UAW Region 8 Benefits Rep Debbie Garcia for this update:

UAW and General Motors have ratified their contract agreement through 2019. Details of the ratification can be read here.

Local 10 has received word from Zane Payne that there will be no changes to benefits, or out of pocket expenses for the Retirees benefits in 2016. We would like to thank Zane for this most important update


I am not a benefits rep, but I have received many calls from our members who are somewhat confused about our dental and vision plan.  At the first of the year we got our coverage back.  Many had kept their coverage through COBRA and was paying monthly premiums.  Now it is up to you if you want to keep them both. But many of our Retirees don't know that they are paying for something they may not need.  If you have any questions on the above we have benefits reps that are at the IBEW drop in center on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week. The phone number is (404) 688-9225.  Talk it up with Retirees you know that may not have access to the internet or Facebook.  Debbie is available at the UAW office Monday-Friday, (770) 457-3128.


Jimmy Hyde

Dear Local 10 Retiree,

Local 10 Retiree’s has a new meeting location and our new location is at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church.  The address is 182 Hunter Street Norcross GA  30071. It is a great facility and we will still be having our lunch afterwards. Hopewell Baptist is between Buford Highway and Peachtree Industrial Blvd off Jimmy Carter. You will turn on West Peachtree Street off Jimmy Carter and proceed approximately 1/2 mile (you will go through 1 stop sign) until you get to Autry Street, turn left, go about.02 of a mile and you will be at the Church parking lot at the rear of the Church. Our meeting room is Faith Hall .We have secured this meeting space for the remainder of the year. Remember we meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 and lunch is served afterwards. We are trying to make our meeting as productive as possible our plans are to have presentations from various Health Care Advocate groups. Our March meeting we will have a diabetes  presentation from the Diabetes Association of Atlanta there will be a free screening for diabetes . As we do each month we will have our Health Care Providers on hand and benefit representatives to help you with any issues you may be having. 

2015 Meeting Dates:
February   17th          July         21 

March       17th          August   18th

April         21st          September 15th

May         19th          October 20th

June        16th          November 17th

Thanks for you do to make our Retiree Chapter Work it’s a great place to catch up with friends and stay up to date on issues that affect our daily lives.

See You at the meeting! 

CHAIRMAN:    JIMMY HYDE                                                                               
VICE CHAIRMAN:   TOMMY HILL                                                                       
SGT-AT-ARMS:  HI-C GLENN                                                                                   

For more information feel free to call me 678-773-6304 or Local 10 Office 770-457-3128

In Solidarity,

Kathy Fowler
President UAW Local 10

Local 10 Retirees is now on Facebook! You can visit our Facebook page by clicking here, or simply go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/249162281923853/

The UAW Medical Benefits Trust announced that effective January 1, 2015 “The Trust” will provide Dental and Vision coverage to eligible GM and Chrysler Retirees;  Surviving Spouses and their eligible dependents.

 The covered benefits will be comparable to those provided by the companies prior to the 2009 bankruptcies.

Details will be provided to eligible Retirees this Fall.

If you are paying premiums for COBRA coverage, you should NOT cancel at this time, as the new coverage will NOT  BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL……January 12015.

The Trust will notify you of this change by letter very soon.   PLEASE Read It .

If it says…UAW Medical Benefits Trust …... Read It !

Click on the picture below to get the 2015 UAW Vehicle Guide

If you would like to receive email notifications from us regarding news, events, updates, and Funeral Notifications, please call the Union Hall at (770) 457-3128 or email your information to kfowler@local10retirees.com.  Once we have your email address we will add it to the mailing list.

Dear Brother and Sister Retirees,

If any of you have any changes in your life, such as a death of a spouse, change of address, remove or add a dependent, or change your healthcare plan, you must contact our healthcare provider (Hewitt) so that they can update their system.  Hewitt is the provider for our Veba Trust Fund account.  the number is 1-(866)-637-7555.  Their hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.  You will also need to contact the GM Benefit Center so your pensions won't get messed up.  That number is 1-(800)-489-4646 (Fidelity). 

We have mentioned this at the retiree meetings numerous times, but if you are not sure who your beneficiary is please contact Fidelity and request a new beneficiary form.  Fill the form out and mail it back.  The new form will replace your old one with the correct person that you designate as the person you want to leave your life insurance to.  If you have a computer you can also update you beneficiary form online. 

This message from Debbie Garcia:

If anyone needs to verify employment, they can contact the Benefit Service Center at 1-(800)-489-4646.  We the UAW cannot verify employment.  Please call the number and ask for Other Programs.  This will get you to employment verification. 

Kathy Fowler-President
Clarence Towns-Vice President
Sherri Phillips-Recording Secretary
Claude Willis III-Financial Secretary
Sharon Patterson Glenn-Trustee
Jane "Kae" Kelly-Trustee
Bob Humphery-Trustee
Kenny Bradford-Guide
Waymond Harris-Seargant At Arms