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Our Obituaries

Julia Grier Storey

January 13, 1932 - January 26, 2018

Julia Grier Storey, 86, of Atlanta, GA, died Friday, January 26, 2017 of pulmonary aspiration at the home of her adopted family. Julie was the daughter of the late Rev. James and Julia Grier. Julia was married to Robert Story and Atlanta real estate lawyer, until his death in 2009. Survivors include her niece, Adele Greer, two nephews James and Bobby Grier, and her adopted family, Vickey Bolling...
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Kenneth J. Palmer

April 27, 1931 - January 24, 2018


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Barbara Ann Bretherton

May 18, 1949 - January 23, 2018

Barbara Harkins Bretherton, 68, of Atlanta Ga. died Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 in DeKalb Medical at North Decatur. Born May 18, 1949, in Chattanooga, Tenn., she grew up in Chattanooga, but moved to Bradenton, Fla. in 1958. In 1967, she graduated from Northeast High School in St. Petersburg, Fla. in 1967. She then moved to Atlanta in 1978 to work for WAGA-TV Channel 5.In 1978, she met Martin, and...
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Rebecca K. Robinson

November 6, 1948 - January 22, 2018


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Raymond E. Massa

December 29, 1927 - January 21, 2018

Ray Massa, age 90, of Dunwoody, GA, passed away January 21, 2018.He was born in Cranford, NJ on 12/29/1927 to Anthony and Maria Massa. After serving in the U. S. Navy, Ray graduated from The University of Georgia School of Business and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He was a member of the Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity. While attending UGA he was married to Gay King Massa...
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William C. Degnats

October 25, 1948 - January 18, 2018

William, "Billy", Degnats born to William and Virginia Degnats passed away suddenly on January 18, 2018, due to complications from a blood clot. Loving Father, Husband, Son, and teacher, Billy was best known for his talents as a drummer. Playing drums with musicians and groups like: Ray Charles, Diahann Carroll, The Tommy Dorsey Band, and Ringling Brothers Circus, Billy's dedication to his craft...
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Jack Chambles

June 1, 1942 - January 18, 2018


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Preston Daniel Wolter

October 2, 2015 - January 16, 2018

Preston Daniel Wolter, age 2, gained his angel wings Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite. He was surrounded by his loving family.Preston was born on October, 2, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia, to parents Nicholas and Jilian Wolter. Preston was a gift from the start. When faced with adversity at birth, he maintained a positive attitude and was a very determined,...
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Jane H. Harwood

December 21, 1956 - January 15, 2018

Jane Holley Harwood, age 61, passed away in Atlanta on Monday, January15th after a four year battle with cancer. She leaves behind her husbandTony, mother Jan, brother Benjie, son JR, and step-children Sarah, Leslieand Chris with spouses Joyce and John, and grand children Max, Carly,Grant, and Lucy.An Alabama farm girl, Jane spent her early adult years in Korea married toa military officer....
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Georgia Lou Faass

May 19, 1934 - January 15, 2018

Georgia Lou Faass, 83, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 15, 2018. Georgia was born May 19, 1934 in Cincinnati, OH to George and Lucille Culver. She married her high school sweetheart, Ernest F. Faass in 1952. She is survived by her husband, Ernest; children, Michael Faass (Kathy), Renee Bearl (Steve), Steven Faass (Marsha), Jeff Faass, Andrea Lawrence (Russell), Nanette May (Michael);...
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Helene Poythress Bohannon

October 5, 1944 - January 12, 2018

Helene Poythress BohannonOctober 5, 1944 - January 12, 2018Helene Poythress Bohannon, 73 of Atlanta, passed peacefully in the early hours of January 12, 2018. She was born in Birmingham, AL to Betty Jane Poythress and Norman Godfrey Poythress.Helene graduated in 1966 from the school of Home Economics at Auburn University with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Clothing and Textiles. She was a...
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Karl F. Suhr

February 1, 1931 - January 12, 2018

REVEREND KARL SUHR, 86, of Atlanta, Georgia was born February 1, 1931 in Savannah, Georgia a son of John and Theresa Suhr. He passed away peacefully on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Emory Hospital in Decatur. His family moved to Augusta, Georgia when he was young where he graduated from Richmond Academy. He went on to graduate from Newberry College in Newberry, South Carolina, where he served as...
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Donald White Rooker

September 30, 1934 - January 11, 2018

Donald White Rooker, M.D., Essential in Bringing Covenant House to Atlanta, Dies at 83 Donald White Rooker, retired otolaryngologist and facial plastic surgeon died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Thursday, January 11th, at Emory St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 83. His family reports that his death was caused by complications of Parkinson's disease. Born in Rocky Mount, NC...
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Konstantinos Poulokefalos

August 6, 1926 - January 11, 2018

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Ruth Long Alverson

May 15, 1922 - January 10, 2018

Ruth Alverson, née, Long, 95 died January 10, 2018. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Luther Aaron Alverson. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia A. Kelly; granddaughters, Caroline Burdette, Mary Beth and Vickie Heist; and her sister, Mary Jane Irwin. A memorial service will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Lenbrook Square, 3747 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30319....
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Robert D. Kiernan

December 28, 1924 - January 9, 2018

Georgian at heart with a Boston accentMsgr. R. Donald Kiernan, beloved and longtime priest of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, died Tuesday, Jan. 9. He was 93.He was born in Taunton, Massachusetts, on Dec. 28, 1924, the son of Thomas F. and Lena V. (Doherty) Kiernan. In March 1945, he entered Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 4, 1949, by...
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Raymond Floyd Perner

January 23, 1928 - January 6, 2018

Ray Perner of Atlanta, beloved husband, father, grandfather, father –in- law, and friend, passed away peacefully on January 6th. Born 1928 in San Antonio, Tx., he was the son of Oscar and Tilly Perner. Ray served in the U.S. Air Force in Labrador Canada for the Air & Sea Rescue Squadron at Goose Airforce Base.Ray graduated from the University of Texas, and majored in Mechanical...
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Augustus Wynn Muse

August 21, 1928 - January 4, 2018

Gus Muse, age 89, of Atlanta, GA died January 4th, 2017. Born Augustus Wynn Muse III in Albany, GA on August 21, 1928 to Mary and Augustus Muse Jr., “Gus” was a studious life-long scholar and optimist. Gus was a graduate of Albany High School and a proud alumnus of Georgia Tech where he studied electrical engineering. After college, Gus was commissioned as lieutenant in the U.S Navy...
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Joanne Elizabeth Stewart

August 25, 1953 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Betty A. Teem

November 24, 1934 - January 2, 2018

Betty Ann Nordan Teem, 83, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away January 2, 2018. Betty was a native of Andalusia, Alabama, where she graduated from Andalusia High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Auburn University where she was an active member of Phi Mu and the Baptist Student Union. She met her husband, William Milton Teem III, in...
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Ida F. Mixon

December 23, 1929 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Morton Rodwin

May 30, 1932 - January 1, 2018

Morton "Morty" Rodwin, 85, of Dunwoody, GA died on Monday, Jan 1st. Morty was born May 30, 1932, in Brooklyn, New York. He was the eldest child of Minnie and Jack Rodwin.A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Morty served on the USS Randolph during the Korean War where he followed his passion by managing the crew's baseball team. After serving in the Navy he attended aeronautical school. During that time he...
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Mary Jane Nickelson

March 20, 1926 - December 30, 2017

Mary Jane Bell Nickelson, 91, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30 at Canterbury Court in Atlanta. She was born at Emory University Hospital on March 20, 1926 to Alexander Windel Bell and Jane Caroline Harding Bell. She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandparents who raised her from ages 3-12, Alexander Bell and Helena Windel Bell, her stepmother, Laura Russell Bell, who was...
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Dell Spector Asher

July 25, 1934 - December 30, 2017

Dell Asher, 83, died Dec. 30. An Atlanta native, Ms. Asher was the daughter of the late Oscar and Helen Lipsitz Spector. She was a graduate of Bass High School and attended the University of Georgia where she was treasurer of Delta Phi Epsilon and appeared in university theatrical productions. She interned at Crawford W. Long Hospital where she trained to receive her degree as a registered...
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Eleanor C. Calhoun

September 5, 1920 - December 21, 2017

Eleanor Clay Calhoun passed away quietly in her sleep December 21st at the age of 97. She joined her beloved husband, Lawson Peel Calhoun, who died twelve years ago. Eleanor Calhoun was born in Atlanta in 1920 to Dr. and Mrs. Grady Edward Clay. She grew up in Ansley Park, and attended N. Fulton High School where she was voted the most athletic. She loved basketball, was an excellent equestrian...
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Serepta Gay Lunsford

October 1, 1926 - December 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Louise Haynes Watkins

January 13, 1929 - December 18, 2017

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Ralph Stewart Lane

October 15, 1934 - December 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Barbara White Webb

September 29, 1951 - December 17, 2017

Barbara White Webb, age 66, of Roswell, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 29, 1951. Barbara graduated from Chamblee High School in 1969. She was married to Richard C. Webb (deceased) on December 29, 1973. Barbara worked as an Administrative Assistant for many years while also raising her family and helping in the caregiving...
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Marilyn Englar Tenley

February 7, 1935 - December 16, 2017

Marilyn Englar Tenley passed away on December 16, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Marilyn was 82 years old and had endured a 22 year battle with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Marilyn was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and moved to Atlanta, Georgia with her husband in 2006.Marilyn left this world surrounded by her devoted husband of 53 years, George Tenley, and her daughter, Christine Tenley. ...
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John William Brent

January 11, 1941 - December 11, 2017

John William Brent, 76, was born January 11, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to John Elford Brent and Paula Tillmann Brent. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the UNC School of Law. For nearly forty years he practiced immigration law in Atlanta. As a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), he was a charter member of the Atlanta Chapter...
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Verne Fairbanks Bliss

September 28, 1923 - December 8, 2017

Verne Fairbanks Bliss, Sr. passed from this world on December 8, 2017. He was surrounded by the love and care of his beloved wife and family until the very end.Verne is survived by his wife, Jean Dennis Bliss. They were happily married for 69 years and have been residents of Atlanta, GA since 1961. He is also survived by their four children, Marsha B. Hornick of Gainesville, FL, Verne F. Bliss Jr...
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Inez P. Morgan

August 17, 1931 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Mary Elizabeth Fike

October 2, 1919 - December 5, 2017

FIKE, Mary Elizabeth (nee Newman), passed away peacefully at age 98 in her home surrounded by those she loved. She is survived by her son, William (Bill), daughter-in-law Jean Fike-Chin and grandson John (Jack), all of Atlanta. She was born on October 2nd, 1919, in Waco Georgia, to Oscar William Newman and Freida (Entriken) Newman. To the end of her long life she had happy memories of growing up...
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Marianne McLendon Busbee

December 5, 2017

Marianne Mc Lendon Busbee died in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday December 5, 2017 after a brief illness. Before relocating to Atlanta, Marianne was a native of Fitzgerald, Georgia and a longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama. Marianne was a graduate of Auburn University where she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also held a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of South Alabama....
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Mary Roughton Burge

February 9, 1973 - December 3, 2017

The family of Mary Roughton Burge will receive friends and share stories at a catered reception on Sunday, December 10, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Drawing Room of H.M. Patterson and Son Oglethorpe Hill Chapel in Brookhaven.
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Mary Collins Murray

May 1, 1929 - November 26, 2017

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Katherine G. GERMANN

November 27, 1924 - November 25, 2017

Katherine G. Germann, an Atlanta native, passed away November 25, 2017. She was born November 27, 1924. Katherine was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 60 years, Paul, Sr. She is survived by son, Paul, Jr.; grandson Zach and his wife Brenna. Katherine graduated from Chamblee High School. Later she was co-owner of the Merle...
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Cole Stratton

November 23, 1925 - November 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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James Alexander Rue

December 13, 1945 - November 18, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of James Alexander Rue (Alex) announces his sudden passing, on Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the age of 71 years at his home in Atlanta, Georgia. Alex will be lovingly remembered by his children Katherine and Jane, his former wife Elizabeth, and his wife Liwei. Alex will also be fondly remembered by his grandchildren, Rocco, Quentin and Sophy, and by his...
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Alma Nunn Scott

July 16, 1923 - November 18, 2017

The family of Alma Scott will be celebrating her life with a funeral service on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:30 am in the chapel of H.M. Patterson and Son Oglethorpe Hill in Brookhaven. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs following the service.
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Teresa Somerville Nelson

May 29, 1931 - November 18, 2017

Teresa “Terry” Somerville Nelson, 86, the beloved wife of the late Harold F. Nelson, Jr. who preceded her in death in 1995, died Saturday, November 18, 2017, at her home.Terry will be lovingly remembered by her children Elizabeth Ann Hicks (Ted, deceased) of Lewes, DE; Harold “Rick” (Margaret) Nelson of Atlanta, GA., Mary Jo (Dean) Doody of Middletown, MD, Norine (William)...
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Ludie McElroy Webb

November 30, 1920 - November 14, 2017

Ludie McElroy Webb passed away peacefully at her home on November 14, 2017. Her son was at her side. Ludie was born November 30, 1920 in Doraville, GA, and lived an active, vibrant, and joyous 96 years. She graduated from Chamblee High School and married her high school sweetheart Robert W. Webb. Their marriage lasted 63 years until his death 10 years ago this month.Ludie was a highly qualified,...
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Virginia Kennedy

July 4, 1928 - November 11, 2017

Virginia C. Kennedy of Brookhaven, 89, passed away on November 11, 2017. Virginia was born in Royston, GA on July 4, 1928 and graduated from Royston High School. Virginia was married to John A. Kennedy in 1946. She worked as a hairdresser for over 50 years. She was a member of her local book club and she had a lifelong passion for cooking and travel. She is survived by her 2 children; son...
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Ann R. Carr

November 12, 1924 - November 10, 2017

Ann Robinson Carr passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family two days shy of her 93rd birthday. She was born in Buck Mountain, Pennsylvania and grew up in Mahanoy City, a small coal-mining town in Pennsylvania. Ann was the eldest of four children of Mary and John Robinson. Her mom and dad were small-time entrepreneurs and had several different businesses. Throughout her childhood...
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Marjorie Haywood Martin

November 17, 1921 - November 8, 2017

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Sarah Esther Kohn

June 25, 1936 - November 7, 2017

Sarah Esther Kohn, of Atlanta, died on November 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Gunther (Gus) Kohn, her son, David Kohn, and her mother, Justa Vega. Sarah is survived by her daughter, Beverly Johnson of Atlanta, two grandchildren, Isabelle Johnson and Wyatt Johnson of Atlanta, and her brother, Julio Villanova (Julia) of Middletown, NY. Sarah was known for her...
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Marguerite R. Oberg

April 7, 1922 - November 7, 2017

After decades working as a tireless volunteer, sharing her talents and treasures with people in need, traveling to almost every continent, and steadfast devotion to her family, Marguerite Reiber Oberg, 95, was welcomed home to God on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. In the 1940s she left St. Lawrence University to train as an aeronautical engineer at Cornell University to contribute to the WWII war...
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Thomas C. Strickland

December 30, 1947 - November 2, 2017

Thomas Clive Strickland, 69, passed away on November 2, 2017. He was born December 30, 1947, in Martinsville, Va. to Henry Hartwell Strickland and Louise Bouldin Strickland. He graduated from Martinsville High School and the University of Richmond. Serving the US Army as a civilian budget analyst for over 30 years, he worked at both Fort Carson in Colorado, and Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Ga....
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Auburn Carpenter Buehring

February 28, 1980 - October 31, 2017

Auburn Carpenter Buehring of Portland, TX, passed away Oct. 31, 2017, from complications of cancer. She was 37.Auburn was well-known for her warm, affirming and engaging personality and strong Christian faith. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Portland, TX, and served in various leadership positions, including a recent mission trip to India.Auburn was education manager at Texas State...
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Maureen Ann Hennessy

July 25, 1959 - October 31, 2017

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Jose Caramanzana

January 4, 1940 - October 30, 2017

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Anicetus William Fox

April 22, 1918 - October 28, 2017

Anicetus W. (Pete) Fox, died October 28, 2017. He was born in Colver, PA on April 22, 1918. Pete was predeceased in death by his wife of 61 years, Gena; 3 sisters; 7 brothers; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is survived by sons James K. (Dorma) and Thomas N. (Pamela); sisters Irene White of Portage, PA and Anna Marie Westrick of Ebensburg, PA; 4 grandchildren; 14 great...
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Delbert Roy Nash

February 14, 1922 - October 27, 2017

Delbert Roy Nash of Dunwoody, GA died peacefully on Friday, October 27, 2017 surrounded by family. Del was born on February 14, 1922 in Lowell, MA, son of the late Roy and Anna (Drury) Nash. He attended school in Tewksbury, MA. Like many of his generation, he joined the war efforts during WWII and served in the Pacific Theater with the US Marine Corps. He was a decorated bomber pilot. Following...
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Patricia Anne Gillis

August 13, 1953 - October 25, 2017

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Bella Gutraiman Robbins

September 1, 1925 - October 22, 2017

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Joseph B. Dodd

April 26, 1930 - October 16, 2017

Joseph Bowdoin Dodd passed away October 16th at the age of 87 years. A native of Rome, GA, Joe attended Darlington School and graduated from Presbyterian College. He had three scholarships in tennis, football and track. He was the senior class President, a member of Gold Key, and member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity. After a two year service in the army, during the Korean War, he entered as a...
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Joseph Wilson

July 16, 1924 - October 13, 2017

Wilson, Joseph Sealy, Sr., July 16, 1924 - October 13, 2017. Dr. Joseph S. Wilson, Sr. passed away peacefully at his residence on October 13, 2017, from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Joe was born in Sparks, Georgia, the third and youngest child of Louise Sealy Wilson and James Hargrove Wilson, a Methodist minister in the South Georgia Conference. He spent his childhood and...
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Stewart M. HUEY

March 26, 1938 - October 12, 2017

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Elizabeth C. Jordan

December 9, 1964 - October 11, 2017

Elizabeth “Beth” Cooley Jordan passed away peacefully on October 11th, 2017 in Atlanta, GA after living eight courageous and inspiring years with brain cancer. Beth was born on December 9th, 1964 at Emory Hospital, the only girl, and middle of three children. Beth went to Lakeside High School (1982) and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business...
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Phillip May

November 1, 1948 - October 8, 2017

Major Phillip May, age 68, of Atlanta, Georgia, died on October 8, 2017 at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. A memorial service will be held on November 4, 2017, at 2 p.m. at H.M. Patterson & Sons, Oglethorpe Hill Chapel, 4550 Peachtree Road NE, Brookhaven GA 30319, with Father Paul McCabe officiating. Visitation and reception to follow. He is survived by his brother, Stephen...
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William Emery Gray

June 12, 1991 - October 7, 2017

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Peter Taylor Hayes

June 29, 1945 - October 7, 2017

Peter (Pete) T Hayes passed away peacefully surrounded by his family October 7. Pete was born June 29, 1945 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Because his father was an officer in the regular Army, Pete has lived in numerous states and countries including Triniday, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, California, Kansas, Louisiana and Georgia.Pete attended Catholic University in Washington DC and completed his BA...
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William M. Roberts

August 16, 1936 - October 7, 2017

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Travis Stanley Barnes

May 25, 1931 - October 6, 2017

Reverend Travis Stanley Barnes passed away peacefully in Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 2017 at the age of 86. He was born in Augusta, Georgia, grew up in the neighborhood of Frog Hollow, and was a graduate of Richmond Academy. He attended Young Harris College, and graduated from University of Georgia and Boston University School of Theology where he earned a Master’s degree in Sacred...
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Olive Booth Cook

September 30, 1918 - October 6, 2017

Olive Booth Cook passed away peacefully at her home in Marietta, on October 6, 2017, a few days after her 99th birthday. Olive was born in Social Circle, Georgia, but spent the last 48 years living in the East Cobb community. Olive was an avid gardener, a homemaker, a great cook and an animal lover. She was an active member in her circle at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, enjoyed...
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Martha Franklin Mann

January 6, 1917 - October 6, 2017

Born January 1917 in Thomaston, Georgia to Mr. and Mrs. Otis Franklin and died October 6, 2017 in Atlanta surrounded by her family. Martha grew up in the Great Depression without her father who passed away during her youth from sleeping sickness. Her mother and her beloved sister, Dorothy, raised her during the Great Depression. Times were hard and to keep the family home from foreclosure her...
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Charles Glenn Mizell

October 4, 2017

Charles Glenn Mizell passed away on October 4, 2017 at his home after a brief illness. Charlie was born in Tallahassee, FL in 1939 but was a true Atlantan from his early teenage years. He graduated from Murphy High School and went on to get his Degree from Georgia State University. In 1966, he married his life partner, Joy Woodard. Together they built a successful printing business in Decatur...
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Patricia Parker Moncrief

January 31, 1967 - October 3, 2017

Patricia Lynn Parker Moncrief (Patty), of Dunwoody, GA passed away after a 30 month battle with brain cancer on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 50.Patty was born to parents Chester and Phyllis Parker (Hanson) on January 31, 1967 in Sylacauga, AL. The family moved to Tucker, GA where Patty and her sister, Lisa, spent their childhood.While at Tucker High School, among numerous other awards...
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Florence L. Ray

January 26, 1930 - October 1, 2017

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2 PM in the chapel at H.M. Patterson and Son Oglethorpe Hill in Brookhaven. Following the service, family and friends will gather for a reception.
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John Joseph Gormley

June 7, 1926 - September 30, 2017

A PRIVATE SERVICE TO BE HELD FOR FAMILY - NO OTHER SERVICES TO BE HELD.
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Joseph Wallace Henderson

December 21, 1917 - September 28, 2017

HENDERSON, Joseph Wallace age 99 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on September 28, 2017. He is survived by his children Wallace and Jeanne Henderson, Laleah Henderson, Karen and Ted Walker, along with 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren, a sister Betty Sudduth, and a sister-in-law Lena Mosley.Wallace was born in Lyons, Georgia on December 21, 1917. He graduated from The Georgia Tech...
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Lyle Webster McCormick

December 29, 1947 - September 27, 2017

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James Edward Green

December 16, 1930 - September 25, 2017

James E. (Jim) Green, Jr. died in Atlanta on September 25, 2017. Born in Mobile, Alabama, Jim was the son of James E. Green (Sr.) and Martha Haas Green of Mobile. He enjoyed life in Mobile until the age of ten when the family moved to Atlanta where he attended Morningside Elementary, O’Keefe Junior High, Boys High, and then Henry Grady High. At Grady, he was elected student body president...
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Nanalie Stokes Warlick

September 13, 1920 - September 22, 2017

Nanalie (Nan) S. Warlick 97 of Dunwoody, Georgia passed away September 22, 2017 of natural causes. Nan was born on September 13, 1920 in Florence, SC and grew up in Bishopville, SC She was a graduate of Winthrop University, SC. After the beginning of WWII she joined the Women’s Army Corps in 1945. In October of 1946 she met Captain William (Bill) A. Warlick in Fort Bragg, NC and the two...
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Sara Gallagher Rowland

November 24, 1919 - September 22, 2017

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Thelma Randolph

April 21, 1918 - September 22, 2017

Mrs. Thelma Louise Harrison Randolph, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, of Loganville passed from this life September, 22, 2017. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Ruth Anne Randolph, Baltimore, MD; daughter and son-in-law Cheryl and Daniel Tyree, Winder, GA; grandchildren Ashley, Shannon, Elizabeth, Carly, Joshua, Christy, Sarah, and...
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William Tipping

March 31, 1931 - September 21, 2017

William “Tip” Tipping, 86, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on September 21, 2017. William Malcolm Tipping was born in Oak Park, Illinois, on March 31, 1931. He graduated from Carleton College in 1954, and became an advertising account executive at Campbell Mithun in Minneapolis and Chicago and at Lennen and Newell in New York. He then became the managing director and partner of...
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Andreas Papandreou

April 2, 1957 - September 18, 2017

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at stjude.org.
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Frances Bennett Gardner

January 24, 1946 - September 17, 2017

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross at redcross.org.
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Richard Ludolph Smith

July 19, 1925 - September 16, 2017

Smith, Richard L. (Dick)Dick Smith died peacefully on Sept 16th, 2017 at age 92.He was born in Atlanta GA to Ludolph A. Smith and Estelle Jones Smith in 1925. He graduated Boys High in Atlanta, served in the US Navy in WWII in the South Pacific, Guam and Shanghai. He later earned a BS in Biology from Emory University. Dick worked at Lockheed Georgia for over 30 years, published many scientific...
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William A. Bezaire

May 4, 1927 - September 16, 2017

The family of William A Bezaire sadly, but proudly announces that he has retired to the place he worked for all his life – heaven. Born on May 4, 1927, the oldest of four children to Lawrence and Zelda Bezaire, “Bill” grew up in Detroit Michigan. At the age of 7, Bill was involved in an automobile accident and suffered a compounded fractured skull from which the doctors...
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Clarence Earnest Morris

March 6, 1928 - September 15, 2017

Clarence E. Morris, Jr, 89, a longtime resident of Atlanta died September 15, 2017. He was born in Asheville, NC, and grew up in New London, Albemarle and Asheboro, NC. He joined the United States Marine Corps in June, 1945, at age seventeen. He was trained for the invasion of Japan, but was diverted to China after Truman dropped the A-Bombs. Upon returning from military service, he...
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Bernard Paul Besal

November 28, 1959 - September 15, 2017

Bernard P. Besal, age 57, passed from this earth on Friday, September 15, 2017, surrounded by family and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Robert J. Besal and Helen Marie Besal. He is survived by his wife Nancy, his 8 older siblings Bob, Mike, Betty, Dee, Richard, Joe, Helen, and Bill, his daughter Tiffany and her husband Stuart, his beloved grandson John, and many nieces and nephews....
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Dinorah Figueroa Jallouk

October 4, 1940 - September 9, 2017

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at Stjude.org.
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Andrew James Netherton

January 15, 1972 - August 28, 2017

Andrew James Netherton passed away peacefully and without warning at his home in Lawrenceville on August 28, 2017. Andrew’s dog, Max, was resting lovingly at his feet. Andrew, age 45, was born in Danville, Illinois on Jan. 15, 1972. He was predeceased by his little sister, Julie Kays Netherton, his Aunt Creola Kuyrkendall and his uncle, Capt. James G. Kays. Andrew is survived by his loving...
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Nelle Kee Earley

November 24, 1921 - August 23, 2017

Nelle Kee Earley, 95, of Brookhaven died peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. She is survived by her daughters; Carol McCleskey of Adairsville, Ga and Johnette Kamin of Lilburn, Ga. Grandchildren Thaddeus McCleskey, Amanda Edwards, Chris McCleskey (Amy) and Michael Kamin. Three great-grandchildren Zachary Posey, Alexandria Posey and Will McCleskey. Nieces and nephews. Nelle was preceded...
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Emily Green

November 13, 1920 - August 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Marcia Jeanne Schad

March 30, 1948 - August 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Walter Hays Pickens

November 19, 1922 - August 9, 2017

Walter Hays “Buddy” Pickens of Atlanta died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the age of 94, after a brief illness. He was born on November 19, 1922, in Fitzgerald, Georgia to Frank Leslie Pickens and Ethyl Walter Johnson Pickens. He attended Boys Tech in Atlanta, served in the Navy during World War II, and, in 1947, married Mary Anne Cook, who was literally “the girl next door....
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Frank Coffey

July 4, 1953 - August 6, 2017

Frank Edward Coffey of Atlanta died after an extended illness on August 6, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife, Rose, and daughter, Anne, cousins in North Carolina, and numerous friends in Atlanta.Frank was born in Asheville, North Carolina on July 4, 1953 to Ernest and Ula Coffey. He grew up in Doraville, GA and graduated from Sequoyah High School with a joint degree from Dekalb College. He...
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Peggy B. Davis

September 9, 1932 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Laurice Spruill

February 11, 1932 - August 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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David Richard Graham

August 30, 1937 - July 30, 2017

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Karen Renee Williams

July 31, 1967 - July 29, 2017

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 1-6 PM in the Drawing Room. A Celebration of her life will be held at 7 PM in the chapel. Interment will take place at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Lawton, Oklahoma. The family requests flowers to be sent to Oklahoma.
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Leila Cyrilene Parkinson

August 7, 1925 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Cha, Atlanta, GA.
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Jane Odom Carter

March 5, 1931 - July 27, 2017

Jane Willcox Odom Carter, born in Ocala, FL on March 5, 1931, died peacefully at home on July 27, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. Born to the late Herbert Hinson Odom and Martha Ruth Willcox Odom, Jane graduated from the University of Montevallo in Alabama and attended Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond pursuing graduate studies in Social Work. Jane began her career as a child welfare social...
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Frederick A. Mathews

April 4, 1932 - July 24, 2017

Fred Mathews, 85, died on July 24, 2017 in his home after a long fight with Parkinson’s disease. He was a retired Colonel with the United States Marine Corps from which he proudly served and received many honors. Fred is survived by his wife, Patricia and his two children; son, Tim Mathews (Elaine) and daughter, Terri Breach (Bill). He is also survived by grandchildren, Lauren (Ian), Will...
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William MARSDEN

June 30, 1934 - July 21, 2017

William T. Marsden, 83, died Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Village Park at Spaulding Assisted Living Facility in Norcross, GA. He leaves his wife of 55 years, Ann (Spencer) Marsden; sons, Christopher Marsden and partner, Alex Lowe; William M. Marsden and wife Christie Marsden; and grandson William J. Marsden. Born and raised in Grosse Pointe, MI, Mr. Marsden was the son of William E. Marsden and...
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Joan Ross Spratt

June 28, 1924 - July 19, 2017

Joan Ross Spratt passed away quietly at her home in Milton, GA on July 19, 2017 at the age of 93. She was born Joan Priscilla Beryl Ross on June 28, 1924, to Stuart and Mary Ross of Staten Island, NY, but called Atlanta her home for the last 65 years. Growing up on Staten Island during the 1930’s and 40’s, Joan had many interesting and life-affecting experiences. During the Great...
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