Our Obituaries

James B. Trimble

February 2, 1932 - January 27, 2018


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Eldon Wayne Williamson

March 25, 1924 - January 26, 2018


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Michael Gordon

August 24, 1957 - January 25, 2018

Michael Lance Gordon, age 60 of Atlanta died January 25, 2018. Mr. Gordon was the first child born at Forsyth County Hospital in Cumming, GA, and was the son of the late Bob and Rebeca Gordon. He grew up playing little league baseball and graduated from Briarcliff High School. In addition to English he could speak Spanish, Hebrew and German. Michael enjoyed his visits to the library. He loved...
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Martha Lillian Sinks

April 25, 1922 - January 25, 2018


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Annie Ruth Bruton Johnson

July 11, 1918 - January 24, 2018


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Donnie William Pair

May 8, 1965 - January 22, 2018

Donnie William Pair, age 52 of Marietta died peacefully on January 22, 2018. Mr. Pair was a native of Atlanta and graduated from Riverwood High School where he lettered in football, baseball and wrestling. Donnie was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed fishing and yard work. He also had a passion for sports and talking about Elvis. Donnie was active in youth sports where he enjoyed coaching,...
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Martha Anne Holt

October 17, 1923 - January 22, 2018


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David James Hartman

April 24, 1986 - January 22, 2018


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JoAnn Rourke Paddock

March 4, 1934 - January 22, 2018

JoAnn Rourke Paddock of Atlanta, GA and formerly of Montgomery, AL passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018. Born on March 4, 1934, in Pittsburgh, PA she was the daughter of the late Harry and Catherine (Cush) Rourke. While in Montgomery she was an active member of Church of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community. JoAnn was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 37 years, Austin J Paddock and...
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Samuel Thomas Stolz

June 30, 1994 - January 17, 2018

Sam Stolz was born on June 30, 1994 at Northside Hospital in Atlanta Georgia. He grew up in the Milton area where he attended Milton High School. Sam went on to attend The University of Georgia where he was set to graduate this spring. He loved skiing, fishing, and UGA football, but most of all he loved his family and his friends, and everyone loved him. Sam was outgoing and very inclusive. ...
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Timothy Dixon Lee

April 16, 1972 - January 13, 2018

Timothy Dixon Lee, 45 of Atlanta, died January 12, 2018. Mr. Lee was a loving brother, devoted son, caring father and will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his son, Talen Michael Lee; daughter, Molly Maxine Lee; parents, Fred and Marlene Lee; brother and sister-in-law, Troy and Melissa Lee; sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Scott Chatham; niece and nephew,...
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Marijean Rupp Kayler

March 12, 1939 - January 13, 2018

Marijean Rupp Kayler, of Marietta and formerly of Dunwoody, died peacefully January 13, 2018. Marijean was born in Chicago, IL on March 12, 1939 and was the daughter of the late Charles Irving Rupp and Laurene Marie Minor Rupp. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Clark Kayler, Jr., her sister Cheryl Rupp Serio and her brother Robert Rupp. She is survived by her sons, Donald C....
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Gladys Misner

August 8, 1928 - January 13, 2018

On Saturday, January 13, Gladys Misner, 89, departed this life, much loved, respected, and ultimately dissatisfied with how much you were eating. A mother of four, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of three, she leaves the head seat of a large table painfully vacant. Known as Mom, Gramma, Gittel, and The Queen, Gladys made friends with everyone with whom she crossed paths, leaving lasting...
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Zack Haslam

June 2, 1987 - January 13, 2018

It is with unbelievable sorrow and heart-breaking anguish that John William Zachary "Zack" Haslam, 30, unexpectedly passed away from chronic asthma Saturday the 13th of January 2018 in Milton, GA. Zack suffered from this respiratory condition his entire life. He was a loving son, brother, nephew, fiancée, cousin and friend, who loved playing baseball, basketball, soccer, ping pong and BIG dogs,...
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Helen Lee Cohen

September 13, 1918 - January 13, 2018

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Hinson McAuliffe

January 9, 1922 - January 12, 2018

Hinson McAuliffe was born in Milledgeville, Georgia on January 9, 1922, the son of Henry Eugene and Leola Hinson McAuliffe. In 1937 he moved with his parents, brothers Henry Eugene McAuliffe, Jr. and John Vernon McAuliffe and sister Venetia McAuliffe to Atlanta and has been a resident of the Atlanta area until his passing on January 12, 2018. On September 4, 1942, he married Evelyn Mildred Smith,...
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Bert Harden Wells

January 2, 1927 - January 12, 2018

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Patricia Marie Pleck

November 30, 1933 - January 10, 2018

Patricia Marie Bradshaw Pleck, born November 30, 1933, Chicago, Illinois, "Best Grandma Ever", died peacefully surrounded by her family on January 10, 2018. Pat loved her family, her friends and her Hero, the love of her life, John Healy Pleck, her husband of 57 years. She was an artist, a stellar water aerobics student and best friend to so many, especially her ladies from Village Mill and...
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Joseph Lee Edwards

May 11, 1935 - January 9, 2018

Joseph Lee Edwards, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on January 9, 2018. He is survived by his son, Matthew Lee Edwards, of Atlanta. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lee Edwards, of Atlanta, and was preceded in death by his wife, Sue Barger Edwards. Mr. Edwards attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, attaining multiple undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a...
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Laura W. McCullough

January 27, 1931 - January 8, 2018

Mrs. Laura W. McCullough of Duluth, GA died peacefully in her sleep on January 8, 2018 just a few days shy of her 87th birthday. Born in Norfolk, VA in 1931 to Charles and Laura Wharton, she spent most of her young life growing up in Atlanta. After graduating from Druid Hills High in 1948 and attending Ga State University, she worked at Retail Credit in Atlanta where she made many lifelong...
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Charles Lane Drew

April 23, 1931 - January 6, 2018

Charles Lane Drew, 86, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, entered his heavenly home on January 6, 2018 after his health had declined over the past few months. His firm belief in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Charlie was born to the late William and Jewell Drew, of Atlanta, Georgia on April 23, 1931. He attended North Fulton High School, and...
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Frances Elizabeth Howard

June 14, 1942 - January 4, 2018

Frances Mahon Howard, 75, of Atlanta, GA died peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was born in London, Kentucky on June 14, 1942 to Dr. George S. Mahon, Sr. and Margarette McCaslin Mahon. Frances earned her Bachelor's Degree from Agnes Scott College. After raising her children, she went on to earn her Ph.D. in Education from Georgia State University. Her career...
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Elaine Shulman Hirsch

December 8, 1938 - January 2, 2018

Elaine Shulman Hirsch, 79, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on January 2, 2018 from complications associated with Alzheimer's disease. Elaine was born December 8, 1938, at Beth El Hospital in Newark N.J., to parents Nat and Lillian Shulman (both of blessed memory), and grew up in Charleston, SC, where her father served as director of the Charleston Jewish Community Center (JCC...
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Lamar H. Gilbert

November 27, 1943 - December 30, 2017

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William Mallin

October 21, 1924 - December 26, 2017

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Roberta Lewis Foreman

April 26, 1939 - December 26, 2017

Roberta Joan Lewis Foreman, 78, of Dunwoody, GA, died December 26, 2017. Mrs. Foreman was born in North Tonawanda, NY on April 17, 1939, and was the only child of the late George and Edith Starling Lewis. The family moved to Lewiston, NY, where Roberta graduated from Lewiston-Porter High School. She attended Univ. of Arizona and Univ. of Buffalo, where she met her husband Phil.Phil and Roberta...
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Beverly J. Savula

July 14, 1951 - December 25, 2017

Beverly J. Savula passed away suddenly on December 25, 2017. Beverly was born on July 14, 1951 in Mogadore, OH and was the daughter of the late Eugene and Mary McMillin. Preceded in death by her late husband, David A. Savula, Beverly resided on Lake Lanier in Dawsonville, Ga., and spent much of her time in Pawleys Island, S.C. Beverly was actively involved with the Walton football program in Cobb...
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Billy Boyd Cardwell

July 17, 1926 - December 24, 2017

Billy Boyd Cardwell, 91, of Atlanta, died December 24, 2017. Mr. Cardwell was born in Roscoe, TX, was the son of the late, Jack and Thelma Cardwell and was raised by the late Walter and Thula Potter. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II on the U.S.S. Battleship Indiana. He had a successful career with Colonial Pipeline and retired after 30 years. He was also a long...
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Edward J. Trainor

May 31, 1943 - December 23, 2017

In a room full of love, surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren, and friends, Edward James Trainor of Dunwoody, GA passed away December 23, 2017. The world lost one of the most patient, caring, curious, and friendly people it has ever seen. Ed's legacy lives on through all of those to whom he taught what was most important in life - truly caring for others.Ed is survived by his wife...
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Charles Francis Nicol

January 19, 1929 - December 21, 2017

After a brief illness, Charles F. Nicol, M.D. peacefully passed away, surrounded by his family. He was born in Brooklyn, the only child of Charles Francis Nicol, Sr. M.D. and Eleanor Veronica Nicol (Lovingham). He graduated from his beloved Brooklyn Preparatory Jesuit High School, June 1946 where he played football, basketball and baseball.After graduation, he entered Maryknoll Seminary where...
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Ruth B. Killian

April 25, 1924 - December 14, 2017

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Alex Faktorovich

July 22, 1950 - December 14, 2017

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James E. Bailey

July 8, 1927 - December 13, 2017

James E. "Dick" Bailey, 90, of Lavonia, GA, died December 13, 2017. Mr. Bailey was originally from the Vidalia area and graduated from Kibbee High School. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Jackie Bailey and sisters, Mary Bailey and Nell Thigpen Survivors include his son, Scot Bailey (Sharon); daughter, Stacey Sewell (David); grandchildren, Stephanie Mobley (Ben), Christopher...
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Thomas Henry Nobis

September 20, 1943 - December 13, 2017

Mr. Thomas Henry Nobis Jr. (Tommy), also known as "Mr. Falcon", "Big Red", "Huckleberry Finn with muscles", "Gentle Giant", "Papa", age 74, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, passed away at his home with his wife by his side on December 13, 2017 after fighting a long illness. Tommy's wife, Carolyn Edwards Nobis, was his college sweetheart at the University of Texas and they were married on June 17, 1967...
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Martha Frances Clark

September 8, 1921 - December 11, 2017

Martha Frances Clark of Sandy Springs, died December 11, 2017. Miss Clark was born in Cuthbert, GA but lived in Atlanta most of her life. She spent her entire professional career with Graybar Electric Company and retired after 40 years. Frances was a long-time active member of Sandy Springs United Methodist Church. She is survived by her nephew, James Wiley Clark, III; niece, Victoria Quay...
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Elena Ritchie

August 18, 1935 - December 11, 2017

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Ralph P. Martin

February 3, 1925 - December 10, 2017

Ralph Pinkney Martin was born on February 3, 1925 to Lola and Claude Martin in Gastonia, North Carolina. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946 including combat duty in the Pacific during World War II. Upon his return, Ralph attended Belmont Abbey College and the University of Tennessee. After college Ralph joined the General Motors Corporation and was eventually...
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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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Harrison A. Shepherd

February 16, 1931 - December 9, 2017

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Stephanie Kieffer

January 10, 1965 - December 9, 2017

Stephanie (Myers) Kieffer, 52 of Roswell, died December 9, 2017. Mrs. Kieffer graduated from Gainesville High School and also attended Lanier Tech. She then worked as a Dental Surgical Assistant for many years prior working for Kroger and Big Lots. She is survived by her husband, Fredric Kieffer; parents, Fred and Betsy Myers; brother and sister-in-law, Anthony and Nancy Myers; niece, Kelly...
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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

Yvonne M. Pass passed away on Sept 26, 2017 in Sandy Springs, GA at the age of 89, 4 days after what would have been the 98th birthday of her beloved husband, the late James S. Pass. At the time of "Jimmy's" death in 1996, they had been happily married for 48 years. Yvonne had been a resident of Hammond Glen for the last 20 years, where she developed lasting friendships with residents and staff...
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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

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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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