Our Obituaries

John Prechtel

July 28, 1923 - August 20, 2017

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Barbara LaMarr McPherson

September 6, 1927 - August 19, 2017

Barbara LaMarr Foster McPherson, beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Great Great Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend. A descendant of several Pioneer Cobb Families and a lifelong resident of Cobb County left this life on August 19, of 2017. Mrs. McPherson, 89 years young was the daughter of Willam Kimsey Foster and Comerdell Spinks Foster Priest. Mrs. McPherson was a member of...
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Cecelia Gross

March 20, 1948 - August 18, 2017

Cecelia Valdes Gross passed away on August 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband,Michael A. Gross, sister Sylvia Hernandez, sons Eric Goins (Lauren), Brad Goins (Lisa,) TrevorGoins; grandchildren Eliza and Zachary Goins; step-sister Melissa Stephens, step-childrenKatherine Gross, Nicole Gross, Joseph Gross (Mako), her step-grandchildren Alyssa, Brian,Briana, Blake, Shelby, Noah and Leah....
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Carol Fagan

July 22, 1945 - August 18, 2017

Carol Garland Fagan, age 72 of Marietta, GA, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017.She was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and attended All Points Church. Her brother Bob Garland and her beloved husband Bruce Fagan preceded Mrs. Fagan in death. She is survived by her Son and Daughter-in-law; Brian & Paula Fagan, one Daughter; Joy Scanlon, Six grandchildren; Christian, Sarah,...
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Ruth Anne Wagener

December 29, 1942 - August 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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William Paul Bennett

March 12, 1933 - August 11, 2017

William "Bill" Paul Bennett, Sr., 84, of Marietta, passed away on August 8, 2017. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan to parents, Francis and Robert Bennett on March 12, 1933. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, JoeAnn E. Bennett; sons, William P. Bennett, Jr., Rodger Ross Bennett, and Scott Michael Bennett; daughter, Victoria Louise Bennett Vigh; 10 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren...
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Linda Ruth Hilburn

March 29, 1953 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Jeanette Weiss

July 20, 1929 - July 27, 2017

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Barbara M. Graham

May 21, 1946 - July 25, 2017

Barbara Margaret Mary Cecilia Graham, 71, of Marietta, passed away on July 25, 2017. She was born in New York, New York, on May 21, 1946, to parents, Betty and Lawrence Krug. She is survived by her husband, Richard J. Graham; sons, Terence Michael Graham and Keven Lawrence Graham; grandchildren, Robert and Connor Graham, and Serena Graham; and sister, Marilyn Krug Snyder. She was preceded in...
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Ruth Margaret Mitchell

July 4, 1923 - July 18, 2017

Generations of Atlantans have been enriched, entertained, and inspired by Ruth Mitchell and the dance she brought us. Her studio was the setting of many childhood memories, and numerous young dancers had their start there. On July 18, 2017, we lost and Atlanta icon and valued member of the arts community. She established her studio and company in the Greater Atlanta area, but was respected as...
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Faye Faye Boling

June 15, 1937 - July 16, 2017

Nona Faye Kinney Boling, 80, of Marietta, GA, passed away July 16, 2017. She was born in Hall County, GA on June 15, 1937. Faye graduated from Braselton High School in 1955 and received an Associate's Degree from Marsh Business College. She worked many years as a secretary for East Marietta Christian Church. Faye had a passion for gardening, specifically flowers. She is survived by her...
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Gerald Simon Goldstein

March 27, 1936 - July 13, 2017

Gerald Simon Goldstein, 81, of Marietta, passed away on July 13, 2017. He was born in Boston on March 27, 1936 to parents, Rena and Kalman. Gerald served in the Air Force before beginning his career with the US Forest Service until his retirement in 1986. He was very involved with the Youth Conservation Corps. Gerald enjoyed playing softball, chess, bowling, and bridge. Gerald was loved and well...
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Francis Hunter Rowley

April 18, 1924 - July 8, 2017

MARIETTA, Ga. - A service for Francis Hunter Rowley, 93, of Marietta, GA, a retired financial analyst from New England who served in World War II as a waist gunner on American B-17 "Flying Fortresses," will be held Oct. 28 in Newton, MA.Rowley died July 8 in Marietta. A long-time resident of Concord, MA, and Nashua and Center Harbor, NH, he had been living for many years in the Atlanta area at...
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Teresa Ann Donnelly

February 19, 1957 - July 8, 2017

Teresa Ann "Terri" Donnelly, age 60 of Marietta, died suddenly on July 8, 2017 after a brief illness. She was a native of Toledo, Ohio. Terri graduated from West Bloomfield Hills High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Samford University. Terri worked in Nursing for Sunrise Assisted Living and was a member at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. She was awarded the first...
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Bonny Brenna Martin

December 16, 1948 - July 4, 2017

Mrs. Bonny Brenna Martin, (68), of Marietta died (date). Bonny served in the Dental Corps of the United States Navy. She retired as an executive assistant with the Veteran's Administration. Bonny was also a volunteer and an active member of Unity North Atlanta. Bonny is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ted Martin; son, Bradley Martin; sister, Elayne Miller; half-brother, James Neville...
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Stewart Hunter Paton

March 20, 1926 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Edward Walter Mercker

December 22, 1923 - June 28, 2017

Ed joined the United States Army Air Corps after the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. After a period of training he arrived to serve in the European Theater Operations. During World War II he served in the 310th Ferry Squadron, the 87th Air Transport Squadron and the 325th Ferry Squadron. The squadrons provided transport, resupply support, and combat evacuation. Ed was a flight...
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Edelgard Helene Cooper

August 14, 1922 - June 26, 2017

Edelgard Merckens Cooper, of Woodstock, GA, passed away June 26, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born in Monchengladbach, Germany on August 14, 1922 and resided in Miami, FL and San Francisco, CA before moving to Georgia to be with family. She was a pediatric nurse assisting her father in his practice in Monchengladbach. At the end of World War II in the tiny German town of Zinhain, she met the...
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John Henry Lersch

December 31, 1951 - June 23, 2017

A Celebration of Life for John H. Lersch, Jr. will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at H.M. Patterson & Son Funeral Directors 1157 Old Canton Rd. Marietta, GA 30068. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations made in John's memory to a charity of one's choice.
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Caro Chambless Hartley

August 12, 1929 - June 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Louise Ann Caulfield

June 12, 1933 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Marie Kosungko Fobi

October 16, 1951 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Mildred Kathleen Jones

April 19, 1920 - June 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Patricia Anderson

June 24, 1945 - June 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Todd Alan Kramer

March 10, 1971 - June 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Joanne Susan Leppard

May 31, 1944 - May 30, 2017

Joanne Susan (Susie) Leppard went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 30, 2017 after a nine-month battle against a very aggressive strain of leukemia. Her fight displayed the courage, strength, and dignity that reflected characteristics of her life. She was loved and adored by many, none more than her husband of 28 years. Her infectious smile, warmth, and desire to always take care of...
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Ronald Meyers

October 6, 1940 - May 30, 2017

Ronald Martin Meyers, 76, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on May 30, 2017. He was born in Union City, New Jersey to parents, Ethel Valentine and Frederick Meyers on October 6, 1940. He graduated high school from Saint Michael's, and attended college at Villanova. His senior year at Villanova he was drafted by the NFL to play for the Cleveland Browns. Ronald was an avid sports fan, and he...
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Anna Marie Hauser

August 13, 1949 - May 29, 2017

Anna M. Hauser, age 67, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away May 29, 2017. Anna was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on August 13, 1949. She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Barry Hauser; children: Patricia Ann (Peter) French and Barry W. (Kimberly) Hauser, Jr. and also Mom to: Terri Gaffney, Tara Chace, Ryan Elmore and their families. She was Grandma to Samantha, Kimberly,...
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Elizabeth Myra Heurich

May 11, 1922 - May 27, 2017

Elizabeth Myra Heurich, 95, of Marietta, GA passed away on 27 May 2017 after a brief illness. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on 11 May 1922. Myra graduated from St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark in 1940.She was married to Robert Gus Heurich on 13 Sept 1947 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Newark, New Jersey. Myra had a career as the wife of a naval officer and more importantly the...
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Julie Baker

March 27, 1960 - May 27, 2017

Julie Lene Baker, 57, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Julie was born in Atlanta, GA on March 27, 1960. She graduated University of California, Davis in 1984 and began a long career of teaching First Grade. She touched many lives in so many ways. Her loud, contagious laugh and her beautiful blue eyes could light up a room and will be missed deeply. She...
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Margaret Ann Gibbs

March 30, 1941 - May 26, 2017

Margaret Ann Gibbs, 76, of Marietta, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017. She was born in Gadsden, AL on March 30, 1941. Margaret graduated from Gadsden High School. She was a life-long teacher both in the classroom and in everyday life. Anyone who came in contact with her, learned from her. She loved watching her sons and grandchildren play sports. She loved the Lord, loved her church and loved...
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Betty Wier Hobbs

May 24, 1930 - May 24, 2017

Betty Wier Hobbs of Marietta, GA passed away on May 24th at the age of 87 on her birthday. She was born May 24, 1930 to Mamie Glenn Wier and Allen D. Wier in Athens, GA. She was married to William A. Hobbs for 65 years before he passed away in October of 2016.Betty was a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in early childhood education. She was a member of Kappa Delta Alpha...
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Mary Catherine Remer

March 30, 1938 - May 24, 2017

Mary Catherine Remer, 79, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Golden Rose Personal Care Home in Marietta, GA. Born March 30, 1938, in Huntington, West Virginia, Catherine was the daughter of Franklin and Helen Myers. She was a graduate of Huntington High School, where she was Salutatorian. She attended Wittenberg College in Springfield, OH and graduated from Marshall College at age 20....
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John Philip Barrett

February 10, 1951 - May 23, 2017

John Philip Barrett, 66, of Marietta went home to the Lord on May 23, 2017. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 10, 1951. He grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Oglethorpe University. A life-long lover of all sports, John developed a passion for coaching as a teenager. He devoted his career to mentoring young athletes to achieve their best in sports and academics. He spent most of...
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Marguerite Octavia Desilets

July 13, 1929 - May 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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DeRhone Hideo Sibley

May 16, 2013 - May 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Eleanore Jeanne Stutes

July 24, 1923 - May 16, 2017

Eleanore Jeanne Daniels Stutes, 93, of Marietta, GA peacefully passed away on May 16, 2017. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on July 24,1923. Eleanore graduated from William L. Dickerson and received an Associate degree in Business Administration. She was married to Wilbur (Will) L. Stutes on November 26, 1945. Eleanore enjoyed a career as National Advertising Manager and Bookkeeper for...
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Dorothy Bertha Graham

April 12, 1919 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Larry Nix

January 16, 1939 - May 15, 2017

Interment Service: Friday, June 9th, 11 a.m. Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GAMemorial Service: Saturday, June 10th, 11 a.m. Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 4814 Paper Mill Road SE, Marietta, GA 30067 LTC (RET) LARRY KENNETH NIXJanuary 16,1939 - May 15, 2017As the sun rose ... As the sun rose at 6:38 a.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017, Larry K. Nix, whose favorite song was Morning Has Broken,...
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Ralph L. Latham

August 9, 1929 - May 15, 2017

Ralph Leonard "Jack" Latham, 87, of Marietta, passed away on May 15, 2017. He was an Atlanta native, born on August 9, 1929, to parents Ralph Ezekiel Latham and Ruby B. Lynn Latham. Jack attended Tech High School and graduated from Brown High School in 1948. In September of 1948 he enlisted in the United States Navy and served until his retirement in 1975 at the rank of Lieutenant Commander. ...
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Mary Jane Estes

October 25, 1937 - May 13, 2017

Mary Jane Estes, 79, of Marietta, GA, passed away May 13, 2017. She was born in Atlanta, GA on October 25, 1937. Mary Jane graduated from Brown High School and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mercer University. Mary Jane worked as a Para pro for Garrison Mills Elementary. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and had a passion for her grandchildren and quilting. She was...
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Beatrice H. Cox

March 31, 1934 - May 12, 2017

Beatrice Cox was 83 years old and lived in Marietta Georgia passed away on May 23, 2017.She was born in Pawley's Island, South Carolina on March 31, 1934. Beatrice graduated from Howard High School. She was married to the late George Cox.Beatrice loved her career in retail and worked for such stores as Alexanders and Mandees throughout her career. She was a member of Eastern Star and had a...
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Leila Duke Atkins

July 10, 1944 - May 12, 2017

Mrs. Leila Duke Atkins, 72, of Marietta, passed away May 12, 2017 after a valiant battle with cancer. Leila was born in Randolph, AL on July 10, 1944 to the late French Nabors and Idee Langston Duke. After her graduation from Bibb County High School, she moved to Montgomery, AL and began working as a secretary. During her time in Montgomery, Leila met Tommy Barnette Atkins, the love of her life....
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Frank C. McDaniel, Jr.

March 19, 1930 - May 8, 2017

Frank C. McDaniel, Jr., age 87, of Marietta passed away May 8, 2017. Frank was born in Atlanta on March 19, 1930. He graduated from Fritzhugh Lee School in 1947. He served in the United States Army and worked for AT&T for 34 years before retiring. Frank was a longtime and faithful member of Eastside Baptist Church. He was an avid bowler and a sports fanatic!Frank is survived by his...
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Bonnie Fay Veal

September 19, 1936 - May 3, 2017

Bonnie Fay Veal, 80, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on May 3, 2017. She was born on September 19, 1936 in Swainsboro, Georgia to parents Versie Sowell and John W. Hooks. Bonnie attended Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, W. Forrest Veal; daughters, Saundra (Scott) Hausman, and Susan (Steve) Peacock; grandchildren, Hooks, Leo and Knight Hausman, and Aubrey, Bailey,...
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Councille L. McKenzie

August 7, 1937 - May 2, 2017

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Lloyd Dale Adsit

January 7, 1925 - May 1, 2017

Lloyd Dale Adsit, Major USAF (RET.), 92, of Marietta passed from this life on May 1, 2017. He was born on January 7, 1925 in Terlton, OK to Claude and Roby (Berryhill) Adsit. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps and served in WWII. He was a navigator on the B-24 Liberator in the Pacific theater. After graduating from pilot school, he flew the C-119 Flying Boxcar...
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Ennis Ennis O'Neal

May 10, 1948 - April 30, 2017

Ennis O'Neal, 68 , of Marietta, Georgia, passed away peacefully at his residence on Sunday, April 30th, 2017. He was the son of the late E. F. and Dorothy M. O'Neal of Dalton, Ga.Ennis was born in LaGrange, Georgia on May 10th, 1948. Following his graduation from Dalton High School, Dalton, Ga., Ennis received a BS in Textiles from Georgia Tech in 1970, followed by a MBA from Georgia State...
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Caroline L. Rich

March 21, 1950 - April 29, 2017

Caroline Lassiter Rich3/21/50-4/29/2017Caroline Lassiter Rich was born in 1950 to Caroline and Clyde Lassiter in Charlotte, NC. She was a graduate of the class of 1968 from Cross Keys High School in Atlanta. Caroline later obtained her Bachelors in Communications from Kennesaw State University in 1990 at the age of 40.Caroline enjoyed working as the office manager for ReMax of Greater Atlanta...
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Richard Joseph Campbell

February 5, 1938 - April 28, 2017

Richard Joseph Campbell, 79, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on April 28, 2017. A Life Celebration will be held Saturday, May 6 at the home of Richard and Sue Campbell. Richard was born on February 5, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Dorothy Carrigan Campbell and the late Richard Wilson Campbell. In 1956 he graduated from Lower Merion High School in Ardmore, Pennsylvania where he...
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Ruby Catherine Hamilton

April 19, 1924 - April 21, 2017

Ruby C. Hamilton, 93, of Marietta, GA, died peacefully April 21, 2017. Mrs. Hamilton was a longtime member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. She retired after 30 years of employment with Roswell Manufacturing Company.Surviving are her two daughters; JoAnn Ivey and Deanie (Jamie) Slayton, one son; Russell (Martha ) Hamilton, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is preceded in...
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Harold L. Corley

February 23, 1927 - April 18, 2017

Harold L. "Leo" Corley was born in Atlanta, February 23, 1927, and was called home 90 years later on April 18, 2017. The second of four sons to Sallie Bailey Corley and Luther W. Corley. He was preceded in death by his brothers, William L. Corley and Joseph E. Corley. Leo served one year in the U.S. Navy immediately following graduation from Tech High School in 1945. He was nicknamed "Leo" by...
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Anthony Kelly Pickelsimer

December 22, 1969 - April 16, 2017

Anthony Kelly Pickelsimer, 47, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away April 16, 2017. He was born in Marietta, Georgia on December 22, 1969. Kelly graduated from Walton high School. He was married to Debbie Pickelsimer on May 21, 2011. Kelly had a career in construction working for Heritage Drywall. He had a passion for all things outdoors, hunting and fishing, he also enjoyed NASCAR, but most of...
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Gary Symington Parker

March 3, 1944 - April 16, 2017

Gary Symington Parker, 73, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on April 16, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 3, 1944. Gary graduated from Division Avenue High School in Levittown Long Island, NY in 1962 and received a BBA from Hofstra University, NY in 1967. He had a career in retail management at Rich's and Sears. Gary was a member of St. Catherine's Episcopal Church and Choir...
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Howard J. Andersen

July 6, 1932 - April 15, 2017

Howard "Andy" Jens Andersen, 84, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away April 15, 2017. He was born in Ewodlt Township, Iowa on July 6, 1932. Howard graduated from Manning High School in Manning, IA. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he was honorably discharged on September 5, 1951. Andy had a successful career in sales with Myers Cox, HJ. Heinz Co., and Dr. Scholl's. He had a passion for bird...
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Virginia M. Ramsey

August 7, 1935 - April 14, 2017

Virginia Marshall Ramsey 1935-2017Virginia Marshall Ramsey passed away peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017. Virginia was a retired middle school art teacher who received the Middle School Art Teacher of Year award from the State of Georgia. She taught in Cobb County Public Schools, Marietta, Georgia, from 1972 until retirement -- including Mountain View Elementary, North Cobb High School and...
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Barry Suttle

February 22, 1959 - April 12, 2017

Barry Richard Suttle, 58, passed away Wednesday morning, April 12, 2017, peacefully at his home in Marietta. Barry, an army brat, was born February 22, 1959, in Fort Riley, KS, son of Lt. Col. Clifford C. Suttle and Willetta Lambert Suttle. A graduate of Wheeler High School, in Marietta, where he was an allstate running back, he continued his education at the University of Georgia, where he...
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Robert L. SMITH

November 22, 1950 - April 11, 2017

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Daniel Marshal Karlo

September 19, 1950 - April 10, 2017

Daniel Marshal Karlo, 66, of Marietta, unexpectedly passed away on April 10, 2017. He was born to John J. and Regina Semego Karlo on September 19, 1950, in Creighton, Pennsylvania. He attended Glassmere Elementary School and East Deer-Frazer Jr-Sr High School, both in Creighton, where he excelled in various sports. He was granted a football scholarship to Georgia Tech, where he received a BS...
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Genevieve T. Tramonte

July 21, 1922 - April 3, 2017

Genevieve Tramonte, 94, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on April 3, 2017. She was born the 9th of 10 children, in Raceland, Louisiana on July 21, 1922. She was married to August J. Tramonte on October 14, 1949. Genevieve worked as a receptionist for Oschner Clinic in New Orleans. She was a member of the Catholic Church of Saint Ann for 27 years. Genevieve was a devoted mother, grandmother,...
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Katherine Elise Howe

October 16, 1993 - April 1, 2017

Katherine Elise Howe passed away on April 1. As a child, Katie loved playing hockey with her family, she was a gifted artist and loved to make us laugh. She was recently blessed with a new baby daughter, Kylie and was excited about raising Kylie with her fiancé Lejvius Joyner. Katie was loved very much and will be missed by her surviving family: her fiancé Lejvius and their daughter...
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Jean Redmond Jones

April 12, 1927 - April 1, 2017

Jean Redmond Jones, 89, of Marietta, GA, died peacefully early Saturday morning, April 1, 2017. A Funeral Service will be held at 1 PM on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in East Cobb with Rev. Bryant Wright officiating. Jean was born to Ruby and Edgar Redmond in Vinton, Virginia on April 12, 1927. Her family moved to Winston Salem, NC when she was a young child where she...
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Kevin Joseph Gallagher

May 24, 1942 - March 30, 2017

Kevin J. Gallagher, 74, of Roswell, GA, formerly of Brighton, MA passed away on March 30, 2017. He is survived by his wife of nearly 37 years, Dorie; older brother Robert J. of Pleasanton, CA ; younger brother Barry J. and his wife Marie C. of Millis, MA; nephew Eric K. of North Attleboro, MA; and niece Lorraine M. of Aurora, CO.Kevin graduated from St. Aidan's Grammar School and St. Mary's High...
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Louise Hansard Wilson

September 18, 1924 - March 28, 2017

Louise Hansard Wilson, 92, of Roswell, GA, passed away March 28, 2017. She was born in West Palm Beach, FL. She married her high school sweetheart, Bill Hansard and moved with her family to Atlanta in 1959. Her husband passed away in 1961 and she became a Sales & Service Representative for AT&T for many years before retiring. Later Louise married Everett Wilson creating one large...
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Teri Lynne Meyers Day

May 27, 1955 - March 25, 2017

Teri Lynne Meyers Day died unexpectedly, but peacefully, on March 25, 2017 in Charleston, South Carolina at the age of 61.Teri is survived by her husband, Richard Ross Day; her children, Ross Douglas Day and Andrew Christopher Day; her daughter-in-law, Natalie LaLonde Day; her two grandchildren, Addison and Breckin; her brother Mark Douglas Meyers; her sister Kalar Carol Holland; and, her beloved...
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Francis Judson Carter

December 11, 1933 - March 25, 2017

Francis Judson Carter was the third of three children born to John Spurgeon Carter Sr. and Lula Bell Coker Carter on December 11, 1933. He left this world on March 25, 2017, to live in his heavenly home. He was a kind, generous and loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Jud graduated from Roosevelt High School in Atlanta, GA. He served in the United...
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John Foy Crox

November 8, 1935 - March 25, 2017

John Foy Crox, Jr., 81, of Marietta, Georgia, went to be beside his Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to parents, Sara Lois and John Foy Crox, Sr. on November 8, 1935. John was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga. He had a successful career as an officer in the United States Army until he retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. John was a...
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Grace Davis

September 26, 1921 - March 24, 2017

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James A. Gust

February 16, 1941 - March 23, 2017

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Steven Drew Epperly

December 14, 1966 - March 16, 2017

Steven Drew Epperly, age 50, of Marietta, passed away March 16, 2017. Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Steven was an adored son, husband, father, uncle, nephew and friend. Survivors include his parents: Bruce Burton Epperly and Judith Anne (Livingston) Epperly; wife: Verlia Rene...
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Bobby Bruce Harrison

July 18, 1944 - March 16, 2017

Bobby Bruce Harrison, 72, of Marietta, GA peacefully met his Lord and Savior after a short and courageous battle with lung cancer on March 16, 2017. He was born in Sulphur Springs, FL on July 18, 1944. He was the baby of 13 children born to Alex and Lila Harrison. He grew up in South Carolina and graduated from Daniel High School in Central. He married Rachel Haynes in June of 1964. He briefly...
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Sally Marie Hebert

August 2, 1940 - March 14, 2017

Sally Marie Pray Hebert was born on August 2, 1940 to Vern and Freda Pray. Her daddy was a butcher and her mom was a secretary at a real estate office. She was born and raised in Ponca City, Oklahoma with her older brother Vern Lee. She spent wonderful summers in Kansas with her Aunt Nett. She moved to Lake Charles in 1960 and married the father of her three children, Eugene Ammons. Her first...
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Lucille Moore Shenkel

April 26, 1929 - March 12, 2017

Lucille M. Shenkel, age 87, of Marietta, GA went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, March 12, 2017.Born to parents Frank & Ada Moore, Lucy was the surprise youngest of four children raised in the Kansas countryside on a farm.Lucy met her future husband, Roger Shenkel, on a blind date. They married in 1950 and together remained dedicated to their children and communities until his passing in...
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Jacqueline Hardman Carter

September 25, 1935 - March 7, 2017

Jacqueline Myrna Hardman Carter was the second of seven children born to Royal I. Hardman, Sr. and Carolyn Louise McClendon Hardman on September 25, 1935. She left this world on March 7, 2017, to live in her heavenly home. She was a kind, generous and loving mother, mother-in-law, wife, grandmother, sister and aunt. Jackie graduated from Fulton County High School in Atlanta, GA. She was employed...
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Grace Valery

February 26, 1931 - March 5, 2017

Grace Eaves Valery, 86, of Marietta, passed away on March 5, 2017. She was born in Habersham County, Georgia, to her late parents, James E. Eaves and Gladys Wikle Eaves Sutton. Grace was a graduate of Clarkesville High School. She was a member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Grace loved Walton High School where she was a substitute teacher, and would always watch the homecoming parade. ...
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Carson Alexander Rozsman

November 9, 2006 - March 1, 2017

Carson Alexander Rozsman, age 10, of Marietta, passed away peacefully in his parents' arms on March 1, 2017. He was surrounded by so much love in his final days. Carson is survived by his parents Zak and Sofia Rozsman; his brothers Luke and Zak; grandparents Julio & Maria Eugenia Perez and Nick & Mary Ann Rozsman; uncles, aunts, cousins, and a wonderful extended baseball family.Carson ...
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Julia Ann Zackery

May 27, 1929 - February 25, 2017

Julia (Judy) Zackery, long term Marietta resident passed on February 25th, 2017. Judy was born on May 27th, 1929 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois to Van J. Thompson and Dorothy L. Thompson. She was married to her high school sweetheart, Robert L. Zackery for 56 years. He preceded her in death in April, 2005. Her survivors are daughter Jacqueline Zackery of Kennesaw, son Robert T. Zackery (DeBorah)...
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Norma H. Sanders

July 24, 1937 - February 24, 2017

Norma Hutchings Sanders, 79, of Marietta, passed away on February 24, 2017. She was born in Tampa, Florida to parents Louise and George Hutchings on July 24, 1937. Norma was a long time member of First United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Scott Sanders, of Acworth, GA, R. Steven Sanders, of Clearwater, FL, Suzy Milner (Whitner), of Hoschton, GA; their children, Reade...
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Elizabeth M. Dickinson

July 22, 1927 - February 23, 2017

Elizabeth M. Dickinson, 89, of Marietta, passed away on February 23, 2017. She was born in Orange, New Jersey, to parents Margaret and John P. Martin on July 22, 1927. Elizabeth lived in Marietta for 43 years and was a long time member of the Catholic Church of Saint Ann. She worked for Cobb County Schools in food service, and volunteered at MUST Ministries. Elizabeth was also active at the...
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Travis Eugene McBurnett

July 18, 1983 - February 20, 2017

McBURNETT, Travis Eugene, 33, of Rome, GA passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017. A native of Marietta, he attended Sprayberry High School and Cobb Adult Education. He loved all of nature and shared his mother's love of horses and their care. He loved to work with his hands and his interest varied from artwork and tattooing to welding, landscaping, construction, automotive and mechanical...
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Helen O'Dell Hughart

December 13, 1929 - February 18, 2017

Helen O. Hughart, age 87, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on February 18, 2017.She was born in Charleston, West Virginia on December 13, 1929, graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School in Charleston, and received an Associate's degree from Marshall University. She was married to Clyde Leonard Hughart on March 6, 1954, and worked as a secretary for several companies until she became a full...
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Dale Franklin Harsh

August 27, 1939 - February 17, 2017

Dale Harsh, age 77, of Marietta, passed away at home on February 17, 2017. Dale is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Kathy Harsh, his daughters: Kim (Michael) Pray and Kristin (Ravi) Sharma, his grandchildren Denali, Bryn, Pria, Keelin, Keaton, Anita, his nephews, David & Michael Lyden. Dale is preceded in death by his parents, Glenn & Mary Harsh and his sister and brother in...
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Dennis Charles Gibson

August 26, 1951 - February 15, 2017

Dennis Charles Gibson, age 65, of Marietta, passed away February 15, 2017. The family invites all their friends to a Celebration Spin Class dedicated to Dennis on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 3 pm at Life Time Fitness, 5580 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs GA 30342. Members and Non Members are welcome and you do not have to participate in the class...just come!
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Gertrude Francis Whalen

April 24, 1919 - February 13, 2017

Trudy Whalen, age 97, of Marietta, GA (and formerly of Port Richey, FL) passed away February 13, 2017. She was born in Everrett, MA on April 24, 1919. Trudy was married to John Whalen on September 14, 1947. She enjoyed her career as a sales clerk for First National Grocery for many years before retiring. She had a passion for dancing, reading and volunteering at the hospital. She is survived...
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Judson Padgett Nelson

April 26, 1936 - February 12, 2017

Judson Padgett Nelson, Sr.April 26, 1936 - February 12, 2017The Rev. Judson Padgett Nelson, Sr., of Marietta, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 12, 2017. He was 80 years old.Padgett was born April 26, 1936, in Sugar Valley, Georgia, the son of Judge Russell "Jud" Nelson and Jennie Belle Padgett Nelson. He attended Sugar Valley School and graduated from Calhoun High...
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Margaret L. EASON

June 5, 1926 - February 10, 2017

Margaret Lashley Eason, 90, of Marietta, Georgia, passed on February 10, 2017. She was born in Cragford, Alabama on June 5, 1926, to parents Obera and Whitt Lashley. Margaret moved to Atlanta when she was 5, and was a true Atlanta girl. Her favorite restaurant was the Varsity. Margaret rooted for the Braves and even though she had just had a stroke, she rallied to show she was pretty annoyed...
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Deborah Greene Brake

November 14, 1950 - February 6, 2017

Deborah "Debe" G. Brake, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away February 6, 2017. She is survived by her beloved husband, Stephen Brake; children, Robert "Trey" Greene III (wife, Lauren), Chase Greene (wife, Erika), Jordan Ridgeway (husband, Merrill) and Colin Greene; grandchildren, Wyatt Greene, Cooper Greene, Camden Greene, Charlotte Ridgeway, and Henry Greene.Debe was born in Elgin, Illinois on...
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Karen Burns Blakey

July 10, 1948 - February 1, 2017

Karen Burns Blakey "Bama" to her grandchildren" passed away February 1st, 2017. She was born in Charleston, WV, on July 10th, 1948 to Annabel and L.L. Burns. She was educated at Chatham Hall and Hollins college both located in VA. She moved to Atlanta in 1970 where she met her husband of 45 years, Paul Blakey. Together they raised two daughters, Ryan and Beth. Karen started working at Northside...
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Casey Michael Burke

February 17, 1990 - February 1, 2017

Born in NYC on February 17, 1990, Casey's first seven years were spent living in big convention hotels in NYC and Washington, DC where he was well known and loved by hundreds of staff members. While moving to Marietta, GA in 1998 meant leaving big city and hotel life, it brought new adventures; a house, a neighborhood, our dog Bo-Bo and the beginning of lasting friendships.Casey loved to compete...
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Valerie Deane Landers

August 27, 1961 - January 17, 2017

Valerie Deane Landers, 55, of Marietta, GA, passed away January 17, 2017 after many years of illness. She was born in Atlanta, GA on August 27, 1961. Valerie graduated from Osborne High School and received her LPN from Chattahoochee Technical College. She had a career in healthcare and worked at WellStar Kennestone Hospital and for several physicians in private practice. Since she became...
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Joan Dolores Kinzler

February 25, 1928 - January 12, 2017

Joan Dolores (Gatto) Kinzler, 88, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on January 12, 2017. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 25, 1928 to parents Marguerite Amanda and Salvatore Joseph Gatto. Joan graduated from Saint Agnes Academy and received a Medical Librarian degree from Methodist Hospital. Joan had a career in merchandising for American Greeting Cards. She was a member of...
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John Wesley Breazeal

April 1, 1936 - January 9, 2017

John Wesley Breazeal of Marietta, GA, succumbed to the results of dementia at Tranquility Hospice in Marietta on January 9, 2017. John was born in Rutledge,TN on April 1,1936 to John Wesley Breazeal, Sr. and Jessie Clementine Williams, both having preceded him in death. He leaves his wife, Freida Allen Breazeal, two daughters, Gena Ann Houghton (John Noble) and Nancy Lea Wellham (David Charles)...
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Charles Beardsley Ricker

April 26, 1927 - January 6, 2017

Charles Beardsley Ricker, 89, of Marietta, passed away January 6, 2017. He was born in Stratford, Connecticut on April 26, 1927 to parents Sylvia Louise Beardsley and William Wood Ricker. Charles was a proud United States Navy veteran who served during WWII on the U.S.S. Loeser DE 680. He studied at Columbia University in New York where he received a degree in Electrical Engineering. He had a...
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Mary Parrish Stieffen

October 19, 1922 - January 1, 2017

Mary Parrish Stieffen, 94, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 in Marietta, GA. Mary was one of ten children born in Wilson's Mills, NC to Joseph E. and Eliza M. Parrish. She attended Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and graduated from Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC. In her early twenties, she moved to Hampton, VA, married, raised her family and remained there for over 60 years. She...
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Joseph L. Coleman

December 30, 1944 - December 31, 2016

COLEMAN, Joseph Livingston (Joe), 72, of Marietta, passed away on December 31, 2016. He was a loving son, husband, father and grandfather.Mr. Joe L. Coleman was born in Montgomery, AL to Joseph L. Coleman, Sr. and Frances Coleman on December 30, 1944. He attended Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery, AL. Joe then attended Auburn University where he was an active member of Lambda Chi Alpha...
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Marion Nettie Stansell

February 10, 1921 - December 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Gloria Patricia Mazza

March 10, 1929 - December 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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Evelyn G. Denson

August 27, 1924 - December 26, 2016

Evelyn Gertrude Denson, 92, of Marietta, passed away December 26, 2016. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia to parents, Mary Lou and William Cannon Sargent on August 27, 1924. Evelyn was a member of Sewell Mill Baptist Church and was also a member of the Arrow 25 Year Club. She is survived by, daughters, Deborah (Tom) Ballard, of Marietta, and Virginia (Michael T.) Nodine, of Cleveland;...
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Cynthia Parramore Hungerford

May 13, 1953 - December 26, 2016

Cynthia (Cyndi) Parramore Hungerford passed away on December 26, 2016. Born in Valdosta, Georgia on May 13, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Herman Parramore and Gaye Parramore Johnson. She was a graduate of Valdosta State College with a Bachelor of Accounting. Cyndi is survived by a son, Frank Humphries (Trudy) of Jacksonville, FL.; and a daughter, Amanda Humphries of Atlanta; two sisters...
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Mildred J. Brooks

October 17, 1925 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, Marietta, GA.
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