Our Obituaries

Ralph P. Martin

February 3, 1925 - December 10, 2017

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Darrel G. Knicely

June 7, 1936 - December 10, 2017

Darrel G. Knicely, 81, of Sandy Springs, went to be with his Maker December 10, 2017. Mr. Knicely was an honest man of character who loved God, his family and friends. Darrel was a golf pro for over 25 years and retired from Dunwoody Country Club. He was also a member of the PGA where he was a past president. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Leslie Knicely; children, Julie Fike, Val...
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Stephanie Kieffer

January 10, 1965 - December 9, 2017

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William C. Howard

August 26, 1933 - December 9, 2017

William C. "Pete" Howard, 84, died in Atlanta on Saturday, December 9, 2017 after a brief illness. Retired as a senior vice president from Georgia Pacific in 1996, Pete had a long career in the paper industry serving three major corporations as vice president of manufacturing: Champion International Paper, Great Northern Nekoosa and Georgia Pacific. Both his father and grandfather were also ...
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Harry A. Shepherd

February 16, 1931 - December 9, 2017

Reverend Harry A. Shepherd, 86, of Lilburn died on Saturday, the 9th of December 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Perry Nesbitt Shepherd, Effie Anna Shepherd, brother, Rev. Dr. H. B. Shepherd, sisters, Louise Clem, Daisy Mitchell, and children, Al Shepherd and Janet Marie Wages. Surviving are his wife, Jo Shepherd; son, Mark Shepherd; daughter-in-law, Debbie Shepherd; son-in...
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Mel Hyatt Gregory

March 28, 1936 - December 3, 2017

Mel Hyatt Gregory, Jr. passed away on Sunday, December 3, after a brief illness. He was 81 years old. A native son of Kentucky, gregarious and generous, he was a husband, father, athlete, friend, and leader who touched many lives and always tried to do right. Mel was born in Frankfort, KY on March 28, 1936 to Audrey Lee (née Fraley) and Mel Hyatt Gregory, Sr. He grew up in La Grange, KY and...
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Patrick Michael Kelley

September 23, 1974 - December 3, 2017

Patrick Michael Kelley, a native of New Orleans and longtime resident of the Atlanta area, passed away on Sunday, December 3. A loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother, and friend, he is survived by his wife of 14 years, Niki Kelley; children, Ryan and Chloe Kelley; parents, Lydia Trejo Kelley and Michael Andrew Kelley; brothers, Mark Kelley and David Kelley; sisters, Cristina Kelley...
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Joan Payne Smith Zillessen

May 12, 1925 - December 2, 2017

Joan Zillessen, a third-generation Atlantan, died peacefully on December 2, 2017. She was born on May 12, 1925 to Alexander Wyly Smith, Jr. and Laura Payne Smith. Joan and her five siblings grew up in Buckhead. She was in the first graduating class of Christ the King High School, and she received a bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, as an art major from Rosemont College in Philadelphia. Upon her...
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Richard Ellis Whitaker

January 31, 1946 - November 30, 2017

Richard Ellis "Dick" Whitaker, beloved son of the late Dr. and Mrs. William George Whitaker, Jr. passed away peacefully at Hospice Atlanta on Thursday, November 30. Dick was born in Valdosta, GA on January 31, 1946. He had a complication of child birth which became a terminal life long illness. We thank the Lord that he suffered very little and brought much joy to his family and extended...
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Patricia Anne Craddock

August 27, 1923 - November 28, 2017

Patricia Kirby Craddock, age 94, of Atlanta, died peacefully at home on Nov. 28. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, as well as a devout Catholic. She saw beauty in every living thing from the tiniest ant to the grandest oak tree. Inspired by her faith and love of nature, Pat was an accomplished writer, publishing a novel and four books of poetry. She shared with...
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Katherine Young Gresham

November 8, 1929 - November 27, 2017

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Nathan Seiden

November 6, 1929 - November 21, 2017

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Masya Yampolskaya

September 7, 1930 - November 20, 2017

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Chelsea Renee Beller

September 26, 1988 - November 19, 2017

Chelsea Renee Beller, age 29 was born to the parents Dr. Bryan D. Beller and Dana MacDonald (Bapst), on September 26, 1988 at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, Ga. She attended Lockhart Academy and Galloway High School in Sandy Springs and graduated in 2006. After High School she attended Georgia State University, where she planned to pursue a career in Marine Biology. Sometime in 2012, she began...
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Harvey A. Malter

November 24, 1944 - November 18, 2017

Harvey A. Malter, 72, of Atlanta, died November 18, 2017. Born November 24, 1944 in Miami Beach, Florida, Harvey is survived by his wife of 48 years, Karen Malter; dear father and father-in-law of Steve (Felicia) Malter and Laurie (Jay) Goldstein; dear grandfather of Sarah and Emma Malter and Zachary, Spencer and Lily Goldstein; dear brother and brother-in-law of Linda (Max) Zalkin and Barry ...
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Andrew Austin Merdek

October 11, 1950 - November 18, 2017

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Richard Alan Freed

January 28, 1932 - November 16, 2017

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William Michael Rich

July 6, 1941 - November 16, 2017

William "Bill" Rich of Atlanta, Georgia passed away at home on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Bill will be forever remembered by his loving wife Carol, his four children Jennifer Jacobs (Bryan), Marilyn Rich, Kristen Heller (Rob) and William Rich, Jr. (Elsa) and his eleven grandchildren. He is also survived by his devoted sister Mary Ellen Howley and her family. Born July 6, 1941 in Atlanta to...
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Harold W. Simpson

January 5, 1922 - November 15, 2017

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Grace V. Nystrom

April 21, 1923 - November 14, 2017

Grace V. Nystrom, 94, of Marietta and formerly of New York passed away on November 14, 2017. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, she spent her career working as an administrative officer with Frederick Wildman & Sons Wine Importers. After retiring, she moved to Marietta, Ga. to be closer to family. She was a lover of "all things Irish" and took pride in passing on her Irish heritage with all her...
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John Stewart Wilkinson

December 3, 1955 - November 14, 2017

John Stewart Wilkinson, Jr., 61, of Atlanta died November 14, 2017. John was loved and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Stewart Wilkinson and Marjorie Foran Wilkinson. Survivors include his sister, Marylou Fillichio; brother, Kenneth Wilkinson and his wife, Marian; sister, Donna Wilkinson; nieces, Celia Webb and her husband, Rett, and Megan...
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Betty Jean Lowndes

October 13, 1919 - November 12, 2017

Elizabeth Jean "Betty" Lowndes, 98, passed away on November 12, 2017 at her residence, Sumter Place Memory Care, in The Villages. Betty was born on October 13, 1919 in Detroit, Michigan to Earl and Ruth Grounds. When she was 2, her whole family moved to St. Petersburg, Florida. Betty went to elementary and high school in St. Pete and graduated from St. Pete Junior College. She also attended...
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Richard Luhrs Schubert

July 7, 1941 - November 11, 2017

Richard L. Schubert passed on November 11, 2017. Dick was a devoted husband to Judith Graves Schubert for 52 years and loving father to his four children. He was a strong, intelligent man with a quick wit and dry sense of humor. After training with Merrill Lynch in New York in the early 70s, Dick moved to Atlanta in 1973 and began his career as a stock broker. His first job in Atlanta was with...
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Nancy Love Wilson

April 12, 1938 - November 10, 2017

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Benjamin Bluford Blount

March 30, 1939 - November 10, 2017

Benjamin B. Blount Jr. passed away on11/10/2017 at Hospice Atlanta after a lengthy illness due to a hereditary bleeding disorder(HHT). Born to Benjamin and Golos Blount. He grew up in Wrightsville GA where he was Valedictorian and a 4 letter athlete at Wrightsville High School. As a young boy he started a successful wholesale fishbait business shipping red wigglers all over the southeast. He...
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Christine Brantly Wilson

October 25, 1919 - November 7, 2017

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Joseph Albert Hall

March 4, 1948 - November 5, 2017

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Terrance L. Buchanan

February 28, 1945 - November 3, 2017

Terrance L. "Terry" Buchanan, 72, of Roswell died November 3, 2017. Terry is survived by his wife, Donna Stone Buchanan; son, Zack Buchanan; brother, Dennis R. Buchanan; and aunt, Shirley P. Baird. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to J.A. of Georgia, 275 Northside Dr., NW, Atlanta, GA 30314. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 7, 2017 beginning at 10 o'clock with the...
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Cecil Wendell Hannaford

May 12, 1924 - October 30, 2017

Born in Calhoun County, Mississippi to James Thomas and Dora Alice Foster Hannaford, Cecil Wendell Hannaford was the youngest of four boys. Growing up in rural Mississippi, hard hit by the Great Depression, Cecil worked the farm alongside his father and three brothers. There he learned the value of hard work, integrity, treating others with respect, and love of God and country. Throughout his...
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Angela Levin

October 3, 1950 - October 30, 2017

Angela "Angie" Walkden Levin passed away on Monday, October 30, at age 67, in Atlanta, GA, after a long and incredibly brave battle with breast cancer.Angie was born October 3, 1950 in Norwalk, CT, the daughter of Richard and Katherine Walkden of blessed memory who died many years ago. In 1972 she graduated from Gettysburg College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, and married her...
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Muriel Jeanette Daniel

January 3, 1931 - October 20, 2017

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John McAulay Forrest

December 7, 1937 - October 19, 2017

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Marvin William Krehmeyer

October 5, 1935 - October 18, 2017

Marvin William Krehmeyer, asleep in Jesus, October 18, 2017, in Dunwoody, Georgia. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sharon Fischer Krehmeyer, and sons Kevin (Elaine) of Johns Creek, Dean (Diane) of Charlottesville, VA, and Brian (Susannah) of Dunwoody. Also surviving are the joy of his life, grandchildren William, Anne, Hardy, Kerns, Clara, and Daniel Krehmeyer. Marvin was born on...
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Rastin Nezhat

January 16, 1934 - October 16, 2017

Rastin Nezhat, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and uncle as well as a friend and mentor to many, joined the Heavens at his Brookhaven home in the early morning of October 16, 2017 peacefully in his sleep. Rastin was born January 16, 1934 in Shahreza, Iran becoming a professor of psychology. After moving to the US with his family in the early 1980's, he devoted himself to...
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Lorraine Vermillion

October 27, 1922 - October 15, 2017

Lorraine Kremer Vermillion, age 95, passed away peacefully on October 15, 2017 surrounded by her family in Lawrenceville, GA. Mrs. Vermillion was born in Alexandria, VA on October 27, 1922, daughter of Henri Kremer and Omah Balluff. She is survived by five Children, Ron Vermillion of Elizabeth, CO; Linda Andrews of Atlanta; Joe Vermillion of Scottsdale, AZ; Susanne Brown of Suwanee, GA, Mike...
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Marian Maxwell Calloway

October 20, 1921 - October 11, 2017

MARIAN MAXWELL CALLOWAY, 95, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, surrounded by family, passed away on Wednesday, the 11th of October 2017. Marian suffered a debilitating injury in February 2017. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee on October 20, 1921, Marian was the only child of Delphia and Lester Maxwell. Marian attended Belmont College in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was a music major. She married her...
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Charles Womble

June 23, 1924 - October 11, 2017

Charlie Womble, 93, of Dunwoody died on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. He was a graduate of Phillips High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Charlie served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on Yard Minesweeper 391. He returned from the war and attended the University of Alabama, was a member and Treasurer of Theta Xi and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor in Business Administration. Charlie progressed...
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Nancy B. Esterly

April 14, 1935 - October 8, 2017

Nancy B. Esterly, MD, 82, of Atlanta, formerly of Corrales, Milwaukee and Chicago, died October 8, 2017.Born to Paul and Tanya Burton of Mt Vernon, NY in 1935. She received her Bachelor's degree from Smith College in 1956, and her M.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1960. Dr. Esterly had a long and successful medical career during which she impacted the lives of many patients and colleagues. She was...
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Joyce Mae Rogers

November 6, 1932 - October 7, 2017

Joyce Mae Rogers, 84, of Dunwoody, GA and formerly of Jacksonville, FL, died October 7, 2017. Mrs. Rogers was a hairstylist and enjoyed a career in Jacksonville for over 50 years. While in Jacksonville she was a member of Ortega Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and Don Shapleigh; grandsons, Timothy Shapleigh, Jonathan Shapleigh and his wife, Jennifer;...
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Barbara C. Cross

October 10, 1924 - October 6, 2017

Barbara C. Cross, 92, of Dunwoody, died October 6, 2017. Mrs. Cross is survived by her husband of 19 years, Homer P. Blincoe and his daughters, Karen Stewart (Henry), Lee Ann Johnson (Norman); son, Jeff Cross (Stacie); daughter, Amy Miller (David); grandchildren, Wes Cross (Kelly), Scott Cross, Kurt Cross (Megan), Erin Miller, Lauren Miller, Leslie Miller; brother, Kenneth Clark (Nancye); and...
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Catherine Marcene O'Neil

January 13, 1964 - October 1, 2017

Catherine M. O'Neil passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2017, after a valiant 13-month battle against pancreatic cancer. She was an incredible mother, wife, sister, friend, lawyer, and artist, and she will be missed dearly. Cathy was born on January 13, 1964 in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert O'Neil, was a U.S. Army veteran and town attorney who instilled in her an interest...
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Dorothy Landman

June 3, 1944 - September 30, 2017

Dorothy "Dolly" Landman, (73), of Sandy Springs, died September 30, 2017, in her home after an extended battle with cancer. Dorothy was born 1944 in Queens, NY. Both she and her future husband graduated together at the same elementary school in 1958. They dated at 16 and married at 18. They became residents of Dunwoody and Sandy Springs, Georgia in 1978. As a young mother she proudly and...
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Candice Smith Satterfield

January 20, 2017 - September 29, 2017

Candice "Candy" Satterfield passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 after a brief illness. Candy was born in Spartanburg SC to Fae Faulkner Smith and James Leslie Smith. The family moved to Greenville, SC when Candy was young and she grew up there. Candy was active in the Greenville Little Theatre where she appeared in a number of productions during her teen years. She met her future...
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Yvonne Pass

September 13, 1928 - September 26, 2017

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Martin William Mann

July 7, 1954 - September 25, 2017

Martin William Mann, "Marty", 63, of Sandy Springs, GA passed away on September 25, 2017 from a short but extreme battle with colon cancer. He was preceded in death by his father, William Thomas Mann, and is survived by his mother, Sara Stringer Mann of Atlanta. Born in Waco, Texas in 1954, Mr. Mann lived in Atlanta almost all of his life. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Julie McGouirk...
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N. Forrest Montet

March 31, 1929 - September 24, 2017

N. Forrest Montet died the 24th day of September 2017. Forrest was born March 31, 1929 to Bonnie Jones Montet and Numa Francois Montet. Because his father was a Congressman from Thibodaux Louisiana, most of Forrest's formative years were spent in Washington DC. After graduating in 1947 from Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington DC, Forrest attended Louisiana State University. While attending...
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Roxanne Marie Hedin

October 21, 1936 - September 24, 2017

Roxanne Marie Hedin (nee Brosteau) passed away at the age of 80 on September 24, 2017. Born October 21, 1936 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, she was a very popular member of the Class of 1954 at St. Joseph's Academy. She then received her degree from St. Mary's Nursing School in Milwaukee, WI in 1957, and a degree in Public Health from Marquette University in 1958. She married Ronald Hedin in...
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William Ralston Carlyon

May 7, 1925 - September 22, 2017

William Ralston Carlyon, of Sandy Springs, died September 22, 2017. Mr. Carlyon was born on May 7, 1925 in Union Grove, WI. After graduating high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces and served his country during World War II and The Korean War. Mr. Carlyon attended Michigan State University where he was a member of Delta Chi fraternity and graduated in 1949 with an Electrical...
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Marian Franklin Anderson

September 12, 1919 - September 20, 2017

Marian Franklin Anderson died peacefully at home on September 20, 2017, concluding a long life well lived. Mrs. Anderson was born September 12, 1919 in Swainsboro, Georgia to Dr. Rufus C. Franklin and Wynie Coleman Franklin. Early talent as a pianist gave way to her other interests and responsibilities, including those of class president and salutatorian at Swainsboro High School, before she...
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Leonard Leroy Cotts

November 7, 1932 - September 19, 2017

Leonard L. Cotts, M.D. of Sandy Springs passed away on September 19, 2017. He is survived by his wife Birgit and his children Claire, Margaret and George Cotts, as well as his nephew Gregory Jay and his wife Jan and their children Jared and Rachel. Leonard was born on November 7, 1932 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was pre-deceased by his parents George and Clara Cotts and his wonderful sister...
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Dorothy King Clark

April 5, 1927 - September 17, 2017

Dorothy King Clark, 90, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 17th, 2017. Dorothy was born in Coral Gables, FL on April 5th, 1927 to Lottie Mae Thurmon and Theron William King. The family moved to Dahlonega, GA in 1928. Dorothy graduated from Lumpkin County High School and graduated from Monticello College for Women where she majored in Physical Education. She was wife to Grady Lee Clark,...
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Helmuth H. Hansen

March 5, 1931 - September 15, 2017

Helmuth Hansen, 86, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017. He was born in Chicago, IL to the late Agnes and Max Hansen, German immigrants who worked hard to provide him the opportunity for a better life. Helm's early education was in the Chicago public schools. He went on to earn a BS in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and both an MS in Electrical Engineering...
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Robert Settle

September 14, 2017

Robert Eulace Settle, III1947 - 2017In the year since Rob Settle was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he barely missed a beat. He was the best man at his son's wedding, welcomed the birth of his third grandchild - the family's first girl in 130 years (as shown on ABC World News Tonight with David Muir) - and celebrated holidays with his family at home, Hilton Head Island and Palmetto Bluff in...
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Doris Davis Mills

March 25, 1926 - September 13, 2017

Ella Doris Davis Mills, 91, of Sandy Springs passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at home. Doris, "Dot," was born in 1926 in Decatur County, Georgia to Leah Brock Davis and Colton Clay Davis. Doris left South Georgia when she was 17 and moved to Atlanta to attend Business College. In 1945 she met Wesley Ryland Mills, Jr. and after a courtship that established legendary family stories, Doris...
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Jeffrey D. Osborne

September 25, 1960 - September 10, 2017

Jeffrey D. Osborne (Jeff), 56, of Dunwoody, Georgia passed away suddenly and joined our heavenly Father on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Parkland Hospital Dallas, TX. Jeff was born on September 25, 1960, in Lebanon, IN: son of Lois Marie Dye (Robert Lee "Bob") Hulley and James Osborne. He was a graduate of Zionsville HS '78 and Indiana State University '82. On June 2, 1990, he married his best...
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Wayne Robert Williamson

September 18, 1948 - September 10, 2017

Wayne Robert Williamson, Lt. Col. (USAF retired) 68, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on September 10, 2017 in the peace and comfort of his home surrounded by those he loved. He was born on September 18, 1948 in Elmira, New York. He was the first son of the late Willis Malean Williamson and the late Virginia Anne (Talasleian) Foster.Wayne was the loving husband of Sandra Jean Martin for 49 years...
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Donald C. Kayler

June 6, 1934 - September 10, 2017

Donald Clark Kayler, Jr., of Roswell and formerly of Dunwoody, died September 10, 2017. Mr. Kayler, "DK", was born in Cleveland, OH on June 6, 1934 and was the son of the late, Donald Clark Kayler, Sr. and June Annette Chase Kayler. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Marijean Rupp Kayler; sons, Donald C. Kayler, III (Laurie), Thomas C. Kayler, Kevin M. Kayler (Stephanie); grandchildren,...
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Donald Edward Watkins

May 30, 1938 - September 5, 2017

Donald Edward Watkins passed away on September 5, 2017 at Atria East Cobb in Marietta, Georgia. Don will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his son, James Edward (Jay) Watkins III. Don was born in DeKalb County on May 30, 1938, to Mary and Jim Watkins, both deceased. He graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School in 1958 after earning a military scholarship to Auburn University. After...
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Spiridon Shahade Hanna

August 15, 1931 - September 2, 2017

Spiridon Shahade Hanna, 86, of Roswell, GA, fell asleep in the Lord on September 2, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at St. John Chrysostom Melkite Catholic Church, 1428 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307. A memorial Trisaghion Service for the Deceased will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the church. The funeral service will be held on Saturday,...
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Clyde Marion Kennedy

May 16, 1931 - September 1, 2017

Clyde M. Kennedy III was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May 16, 1931 to Martha DeLay and Clyde M. Kennedy Jr. He attended R. L. Hope and was a member of the first THIRD GRADE CLASS of the new Garden Hills Elementary School. He attended North Fulton High School and was the Valedictorian of the class of 1948. As a youth he loved the out-of-doors, earned the Rank of Eagle Scout and Order of the...
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Mary Bess Higgins

April 14, 1923 - August 29, 2017

Mary Bess Jackson Tribble Higgins, age 94, passed away peacefully on August 29, 2017. She was born April 14, 1923, in Cedartown, Georgia, to Bessie and B. M. Jackson. She graduated from Cedartown High School and West Georgia College, and then moved to Atlanta where she lived the rest of her life. She was predeceased by her first husband, William Eugene Tribble, and her second husband, Raymond...
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Anne Wakefield Gowen Spalding

September 21, 1930 - August 29, 2017

Anne Wakefield Gowen Spalding died August 29, 2017 at home in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 86. She was born in 1930 in Brunswick, Georgia to Evelyn Williams Gowen and Charles Latimer Gowen.Anne spent her childhood in Brunswick and Saint Simons Island. Her love of reading was sparked at an early age as she read Robert Louis Stevenson's poems by the streetlight that shone through her bedroom...
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Michael J. Quinn

February 7, 1932 - August 26, 2017

Michael J. Quinn, 85, of Cumming died August 26, 2017. Mr. Quinn was a graduate of St. John's University and Fordham Law School. He was a partner with KPMG for over 30 years. He also was a past president of the Atlanta Area Council for the Blind. Mr. Quinn is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Frances T. Quinn; children, Corrine Waycaster (Brian Alexander), Michael J. Quinn (Tamara),...
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Carolyn Monroe Jones

January 3, 1941 - August 25, 2017

Carolyn Monroe Jones, 76, of Atlanta, died August 25, 2017. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Arthur B. Jones, III; daughters, Lynn Jones Coleman, Carolyn Jill Jones; grandchildren, Bryan Jones, Sarah Grace Wells, Virginia Wells, Grant Coleman; and sister, Pam Stephens. The family will receive friends Monday, August 28, 2017 from 6 to 8 o'clock at H.M. Patterson and Son, Arlington Chapel,...
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Claire C. Vines

April 20, 1929 - August 21, 2017

Claire Craig Vines, 88, of Sandy Springs, passed away at home on August 21, 2017. She was born and raised in Charlotte, NC and a graduate of Salem College. In 1955, she married Vern, her loving husband of 58 years and moved to Atlanta. They were active members of Holy Innocents' where Claire was a devoted volunteer. Claire, known for her unconditional love and Southern manners, enjoyed...
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Doris Tye Moseley

January 25, 1927 - August 21, 2017

Doris Tye Moseley 90, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, formerly of Eminence Kentucky, died peacefully in her sleep on August 21, 2017. Born January 25, 1927 in Lexington, Kentucky, she was preceded in death by her husband of forty-three years, Thomas R. Moseley and by her parents, Ola Dowell Tye and William Walter Tye. Her sister, Jean Tye Gibbs and brothers, William W. Tye and Hiram Speed Tye also...
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Margaret Mann Dwyer

January 1, 1944 - August 20, 2017

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Mary Agnes Hill

August 6, 1927 - August 19, 2017

Mary Agnes Hill, 90, of Cumming, died August 19, 2017. Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by her son, Robert Hill and is survived by her husband of 70 years, Earl Hill; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Mike Allen; grandchildren, Brandon Allen, Matthew and Lindsey Hill; and great grandchildren, Ansley, Landry and Knox Allen. In lieu of food and flowers, please make a contribution to The American...
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Hazel Holcombe Wyatt

September 11, 1923 - August 19, 2017

Hazel Holcombe Wyatt, longtime Atlanta resident, died on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital. Born September 11, 1923 in Ball Ground, GA, Mrs. Wyatt enjoyed life, her family, and helping others. After high school, she attended the Georgia Evening College (part of the University System of Georgia), studying Journalism. She married Edward Wyatt in 1946. Early in her adult life, she...
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Minnie Mankin Cool

December 20, 1916 - August 18, 2017

Minnie M. Cool of Atlanta died August 18, 2017. She was born December 20, 1916, in Marshall, MO, attended Central College in Kansas City, MO, was employed with the US Department of the Interior in Washington, DC, and later transferred to Kansas City as an administrative assistant with the Wage and Hour Division of the US Department of Labor, where she worked for twelve years. She was pre...
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Bonnie Eugene Swancy

December 16, 1930 - August 14, 2017

Mr. Bonnie E. Swancy, 86, a native of Dunwoody died on Monday, the 14th of August 2017. A member of one of the founding families of Dunwoody, he served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Bonnie retired from Kraft/Sealtest after a long career. An avid golfer, he was a former member of the Berkley Hills Country Club. He was a longtime faithful member of Dunwoody Baptist Church. ...
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Brian Lee Riddle

August 20, 1948 - August 12, 2017

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Mozell Irwin

January 12, 1936 - August 11, 2017

Mozell E. Irwin, 81, of Atlanta, died August 11, 2017. Mrs. Irwin was born in Glasgow, KY and was the daughter of the late Hezzie and Ruth Emmett. She worked in real estate for over 30 years and was a member of Atlanta Realtors Association. Mozell was also a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church and a longstanding member of the Capital City Club. Mrs. Irwin is survived by her...
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William Irwin Sunderland

December 13, 1929 - August 10, 2017

William Irwin "Bill" Sunderland of Sandy Springs died August 10, 2017. He was born in Baltimore MD, to Lida Elizabeth Irwin and Pearson Sunderland on December 13, 1929. He spent his early years in Baltimore, graduating from McDonogh School, and is an alumnus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh NC. He was a longtime resident of Sandy Springs and a founding member of The Church of the...
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Eva Olsen Bragg

September 16, 1919 - August 9, 2017

Eva Olsen Bragg, age 97, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on August 9, 2017. The daughter of Norwegian immigrants John and Marie Olsen, Eve grew up in the seaside town of Sea Bright, NJ. She attended the Central Park School of Art in NYC and majored in fashion illustration. She then went to work for J C Penney illustrating catalogs. On a summer vacation to Maine, she met Bob Bragg and fell...
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Robert Geeslin Hill

March 11, 1966 - August 8, 2017

Robert G. Hill, Jr. (Robo), age 51, died August 8, 2017, after battling cancer for 18 months. He was surrounded by family and numerous friends during his last days in hospice. He is survived by his parents, Becky and Bob Hill; his sisters, Sarah Hill McKenzie and Deborah Hill; his brother-in-law, Doyle McKenzie; his nieces and nephew, Katie, Elizabeth and Sawyer McKenzie; and his aunts and uncle,...
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Crispin Warner Paul

September 21, 1941 - August 7, 2017

Dr. Crispin Warner Paul was born September 21, 1941, in Rock Hill, SC, the son of William and Vera Paul. He passed away August 7, 2017, in Atlanta, GA. Cris is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ginger, and two children: Virginia Peyton Rogers (Dean) of Breckenridge, CO, and Crispin Michael Paul (Anjanette) of Atlanta, GA. and one grandson, Turner Glen Rogers, of Breckenridge.Cris was a proud...
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Susan Banks Crispen

August 20, 1943 - August 6, 2017

Mrs. Susan "Sue" Crispen died peacefully in her home on August 6th in Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 73. Sue was formerly of Harrisburg, PA and Hilton Head Island, SC. She is survived by her husband, Dr. James Crispen; son, Matt Cowan (Katy) of Atlanta; stepdaughters, Connie Brogna (Joe), Cindy Mangiardi (Joe); stepson, Mark Crispen (Maria); younger brother, Joe Sheesley; nephew, Samuel Sheesley...
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David Kaye

October 10, 1923 - August 5, 2017

David KAYE (Kaplowitz), died peacefully on Aug 5, 2017 in Atlanta. He is predeceased by his parents, William and Ida (Rosenbloom) Kaplowitz, his sister Edna Kaye, and his beloved companion, Sydelle Shiffman. Survivors include his daughters, Marcy (David) LaPenna and Susan Seckel. Also Scott(Lori) Shiffman, Robin(Brennan) Jones, grandchildren, Lauren and Anthony LaPenna, Taylor and Trevor Jones,...
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Elizabeth Ann Yoder

August 5, 1934 - August 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Arlington Chapel, Sandy Springs, GA.
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Sue Barger Edwards

November 25, 1933 - August 1, 2017

Sue Barger Edwards of Atlanta, Georgia, formerly of Bluefield, West Virginia and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away on August 1, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Joseph Lee Edwards, Jr. and son, Matthew Lee Edwards of Atlanta. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Jefferson Barger of Bluefield, and was preceded in death by her sister, Judy Barger. Mrs....
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Roy William Ammann

November 4, 1950 - July 31, 2017

Mr. Roy W Ammann, 66, of Marietta, GA died Monday, the 31st of July, 2017. Roy was born in Mineola, NY on November 4, 1950. He was the loving son of Eugene G. Ammann and Charlotte H. Ammann, younger brother of Eugene G. Ammann, JR, and brother-in-law of Jann Berry Ammann. He made his home in Atlanta, GA, attending Lakeside HS as a gifted athlete (earned 10 varsity letters in football, baseball,...
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Sara Brown Kendrick

July 9, 1941 - July 30, 2017

Sara Brown Kendrick, 76, of Marietta, Georgia, died on July 30, 2017 after a three-year battle with cancer. She was born in summer 1941 in Houston, Texas to Mimi and Henry Brown, who, along with her two brothers, Ronnie and Don, predeceased her. She attended Morris Brandon Elementary, Northside High School and was a Phi Mu at the University of Georgia. Sara is survived by her six children:...
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Alice Russell Parker

February 26, 1923 - July 27, 2017

Alice R. Parker, 94, a longtime resident of Atlanta died on Thursday, the 27th of July 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, the love of her life for 62 years, Edwin "Ed" Hancel Parker and son, Larry Russell. Alice retired from General Motors after 32 years of service. A True Southern Lady she had many friends who loved her dearly. Alice, a lover of good food always looked forward...
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Yakha Flit

April 5, 1924 - July 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Arlington Chapel, Sandy Springs, GA.
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Jackie V. Marler

February 10, 1930 - July 25, 2017

Jacquelin Vaughn Marler, loving friend, daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother died peacefully July 25, 2017. Mrs. Marler was born in Atlanta on February 10, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Read and Selma Vaughn. Jackie attended Girls High School and was a graduate from their last class in 1947. After high school she started a career with First National Bank of Atlanta...
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Mildred Lane Wright

April 18, 1917 - July 22, 2017

Mildred Wright, age 100, of Atlanta, GA passed away on July 22, 2017. She was the oldest of six children born to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wesley Lane in Richmond, VA where she grew up and was educated. After finishing school, she went to work for F.W. Woolworth Company where she was to meet her future husband, (Holland) Boyd Wright, who was employed by the same company. They were married for...
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Nathan Masor

August 10, 1917 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Arlington Chapel, Sandy Springs, GA.
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Seymour Norman Rabin

September 1, 1917 - July 21, 2017

Seymour N. Rabin, 99 of Sandy Springs, formerly of Chicago, IL passed away less than two months shy of his 100th birthday on July 21, 2017. He is survived by his devoted wife Shari Rabin, her children Jonathan Goldman (Laurie Ann), Jill MacRae (Dave), Drew Goldman and Ashley Howle (James) and his two children Ellen Rabin (Michael Silverman) and Steve (Jonathan Winslow) from his first marriage to...
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John Joseph Notermann

October 11, 1963 - July 20, 2017

John Joseph Notermann of Atlanta passed away on July 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family which includes his wife, Brenda, three sons, Grey, Cole and Win and sister, Anne. John was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 11, 1963 to Dolores Jean Garrity (Dee) of Plymouth, Minnesota and Ronald Raymond Notermann, who preceded his son in death. In addition to his immediate family, John is...
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Charles Mickle Moye

June 5, 1936 - July 20, 2017

Charles Mickle (Mike) Moye, 81, went to be with his Heavenly Father on July 20, 2017. He was born June 5, 1936 in Cuthbert, Ga. He grew up in Moultrie, was educated at Georgia Tech, and was a successful businessman in Atlanta for many years. He retired in Rome, Georgia with his family. His greatest accomplishment was the impact he had on all the people he came in contact with during his life's...
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John Hope Murphy

January 13, 1927 - July 19, 2017

John Hope Murphy, born January 13, 1927 passed away at his home in Atlanta, GA on July 19, 2017. An Atlanta native, John graduated from Boys High and served in the United States Navy during World War II. After the war he worked with the atomic bomb program associated with The Sandia Corporation in Albuquerque, NM. He then returned to Atlanta where he went on to earn his Doctor of Philosophy at...
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Catherine Ippolito

October 31, 1932 - July 18, 2017

Catherine (Russo) Ippolito was born October 31st, 1932 in New York City. She attended Hunter High School, graduating as valedictorian in 1949. Catherine then attended Mt Holyoke College, majoring in Chemistry and graduating in 1953. She married Ugo Frank Ippolito in New York City in 1960 and they lived in Hastings-on-Hudson where their four children were born. In 1970 they moved to Birmingham,...
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Charles Irving Bayles

May 19, 1954 - July 11, 2017

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Richard F. Thompson

February 12, 1941 - July 7, 2017

Richard Thompson, 76, of Stone Mountain died on Friday, the 7th of July 2017. A native Atlantan, he was preceded in death by his wife Amy Manley Thompson. Mr. Thompson was a lover of all animals and was never afraid of taking in a stray. He was known for caring for his neighbors. Surviving are his sons and daughter in-law, Britt Thompson of New York, NY, Jeff and Traci Thompson of Rockmart;...
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Wilton Clifford McGahee

September 22, 1926 - July 4, 2017

Wilton Clifford (Cliff) McGahee died on July 4, 2017 at age 90. He was born to Walter Clifford McGahee and Etta Mell Wright McGahee on September 22, 1926 in Atlanta.A graduate of Boy's High school, Class of 1944, Cliff was a proud Atlantan and American patriot having served 20 years in the U.S. Naval Reserve with a retired rank of Lt. Commander. Following Officer Candidate Training at Emory and...
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Gayle Louise Poole

July 25, 1945 - July 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Arlington Chapel, Sandy Springs, GA.
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Kathryn Davis Royer

August 3, 1919 - June 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son - Arlington Chapel, Sandy Springs, GA.
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Carole Thomas Davis

May 7, 1943 - June 27, 2017

Carole Thomas Davis, 74, of Atlanta, passed away in Johns Creek on June 26th, 2017. She died peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Carole was the loving and devoted wife of James Neal Davis who died just 3 months prior. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Carl Dean Thomas and Virginia Thomas Gibson, as well as her brother Carl Dean Thomas, Jr. She is survived by her...
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Rita Lenore Russell Rosensweig

October 26, 1956 - June 25, 2017

Rita Lenore Russell Rosensweig peacefully entered into eternal life on Sunday, June 25, 2017 after a long struggle with breast cancer. Rita was born on October 26, 1956 in Medford, MA, the daughter of the late William Arthur Russell, Jr. and Teresa Silvestro Russell. Rita, a graduate of St. Joseph School and Medford High School, class of 1974, graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of...
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