Our Obituaries

Lance Anthony McCormack

May 19, 1972 - August 17, 2017

Lance McCormack passed away suddenly on August 17, 2017. He was born on May 16, 1972, in Houston, TX, to Nancy and Tony McCormack. He attended schools in Texas, Tennessee, New Jersey, Minnesota and Missouri before graduating from The Marist School in Atlanta, GA. He attended undergrad at UGA where he pledged Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and graduated with a bachelor of science degree. After...
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Timothy John Cambias, Sr.

June 30, 1943 - August 15, 2017

Timothy John Cambias, Sr. (June 30, 1943 - August 15, 2017). Tim Cambias died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Tuesday, August 15th from complications of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 5th of 7 children of A.G. and Catherine Cambias. Tim attended St. Dominic grammar school and was a very proud graduate of Jesuit High School. He went to the...
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Martha Reeves Smith

May 30, 1932 - August 6, 2017

Martha Weaver Reeves Smith, age 85, of Atlanta, Georgia, died peacefully in her sleep the morning of August 6th in Houston, Texas after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. Born in Thomaston, Georgia on May 30, 1932, Martha graduated from Robert E. Lee High School (Thomaston, Georgia) and Marjorie Webster Junior College (Washington, D.C.) where she received her Associate of Arts degree. She...
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Patricia C. Vincent

August 12, 1927 - August 2, 2017

Patricia Connolly Vincent, born in Kingman, AZ, lived in Tucson, August 12, 1927, died peacefully at home, August 2, 2017. She moved to Atlanta after marrying her husband of 55 years, John McLaren Vincent of Atlanta. She completed her undergraduate degree Spring Hill College, graduating Summa Cum Laude. She received her Master's degree from Johns Hopkins University in English Literature, also...
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Richard Bennie Chappell

January 31, 1938 - July 30, 2017

Self-proclaimed "jabberface" Richard "Bennie" Chappell uttered his last witticism and smiled his last smile on Sunday July 30, 2017, surrounded by his beloved wife and children. He was 79 and royally pissed not to make it to 80. Frankly, he was royally pissed not to make it many more years, as he had great legs and a bubbling, youthful spirit. But a rare inoperable cancer, gliomatosis...
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Julian Denver Fleming

January 12, 1934 - July 29, 2017

Julian Denver ("J.D.") Fleming, Jr., 83, died peacefully at his Atlanta home on July 29, 2017. Born in Rome, Georgia, to Julian D. Fleming, Sr. and Margaret Mangham Fleming, J.D. held a lifelong interest in science and technology, as demonstrated by his first career in chemical engineering. After graduating from O'Keefe High School, he received his B.Ch.E. and Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of...
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Mary King Campbell

February 10, 1925 - July 27, 2017

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Jackie C. Joiner

July 23, 1934 - July 25, 2017

Jackie C. Joiner, 83, of Atlanta, Georgia died July 24, 2017. A Navy Veteran, Mr. Joiner is survived by his sister, Peggy J. Almond and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 31 at 1 o'clock at Patterson's Spring Hill. Interment Crestlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at H.M. Patterson & Son, Spring...
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Joan May Law

October 1, 1937 - July 21, 2017

Mrs. Joan May Law, born in Milledgeville, GA on October 1, 1937, died July 21, 2017, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease. She was the oldest daughter of the late Wilbur and Nell May. She married William F. Law, Jr. in 1958 after working as a flight attendant for several years with Delta Air Lines.An avid gardener, she became a Master Gardener and member of Peachtree Garden Club, and...
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Robert H. Griffin

April 14, 1929 - July 18, 2017

Major Robert Harry Griffin, retired Salvation Army officer, died at Lake Morton Plaza, Lakeland FL on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The cause was congestive heart failure. Survivors include his wife, Betty Griffin residing in Lakeland, FL. and His 4 children, Carol Rickard of Auburn, GA, Joy Sellers of Hoschton, GA, Andrew Griffin of Dacula, GA, and John Griffin of Springfield, VA. Additionally are 15...
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Qingxiang Lou

September 9, 1950 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Carol Jackson McClatchey

October 17, 1946 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Betty S. Ambrose

July 16, 1923 - July 14, 2017

Betty S. Ambrose passed away on July 14, 2017 after a 15 year plus struggle with a neverclearly defined disorder that effected her ability to be mobile. For the past 12 years, she wasloved and wonderfully taken care of by the staff of the William Breman Jewish Home near herlongtime Atlanta residence. She had every reason to be angry and bitter over her condition, butthe consistent testimony of...
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Susan Hester Elmore

January 17, 1948 - July 13, 2017

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Frank Bartow Hester and Joyce Slate Hester, Susan Elmore passed away peacefully at home at the age of 69 on July 13, 2017. She attended Dykes High School, West Georgia College, and Georgia State University, where she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. Early on in life she was a runway, print, and screen model in Atlanta. All of this was secondary to a much larger...
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Seth B. Mellen

July 16, 1927 - July 12, 2017

Native Atlantan Seth Baldwin Mellen Jr. died peacefully at home July 12,2017 following a lengthy illness. Had he lived until July 16, he would have been90 years old. He graduated from E. Rivers Grammar and was in the sameBrookwood Hills car group for 7 years with lifelong friends Bertie BeersShepherd, Bill Parker Jr., Crawford Sites, and Bob Strickland Jr. He was anEagle Scout in Troup Number 5...
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Thomas Erwin Schneider

February 20, 1926 - July 8, 2017

Dr. Thomas Erwin Schneider, Jr., 91, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, 2017. Survived by Bettye, his wife of 67 years, daughter Lyn Zeman and her husband Mark, son Bob Schneider and his wife Martha, son Thomas Schneider III, grandchildren David Zeman, Robert Schneider, Carey Zeman, and Katie Morris, and great grandchildren Taylor and Ryan. Preceded in death by his parents...
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David Cyrus Farshy

August 2, 1936 - July 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Kevin Patrick Scollard

May 3, 1962 - July 2, 2017

Kevin Patrick Scollard, age 55, of Atlanta, GA passed away unexpectedly on July 2, 2017. He is survived by his loving family, wife Michele Scollard, children Patrick and Kelly Scollard, father Patrick Scollard, siblings Maureen, Dan, Tom, and Brian Scollard, and predeceased by mother Gloria. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 between 5:00pm - 8:00pm at H.M. Patterson and Son...
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Judy Roberts Walker

October 17, 1942 - July 1, 2017

Judy Roberts Walker, age 74, of Fort Valley, GA, died peacefully on Friday, June 30, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Judy was born in Atlanta, GA on October 17, 1942, to the late Ernest and Mildred Roberts. Judy graduated from Headland High School in 1960 and earned the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia, where she was a member of Alpha Xi...
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Jean Mouchet Brannon

January 31, 1930 - June 29, 2017

Brannon, Jean Mouchet, passed away on June 29, 2017, after a lengthy illness with Alzheimer's disease. Jean was born on January 31, 1930, in Atlanta, GA, to Ruby and Jess Mouchet of Atlanta and Griffin, GA. Jean graduated from Washington Seminary and attended Wesleyan Conservatory in Macon, GA, as a voice major. Shortly after completing college, she met and married Travis Brannon, Jr. They...
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Margaret Louise Griffith

July 21, 1927 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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James Henry Vidal

January 13, 1923 - June 26, 2017

James Henry Vidal died peacefully June 26, 2017. Jim was ninety four and had resided at Lenbrook for the last five years. He is survived by his daughter, Betsy Hall, and step-son, John Lochridge. Other family members are Chip Hall, Millie Lochridge, Lesley Lochridge and seven grandchildren. Jim was born in 1923 in Gainesville, Florida. He was educated at the University of Florida with a degree in...
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Marion Owen Sims Bunker

February 19, 1939 - June 24, 2017

Marion Owen Sims Bunker, 78, passed peacefully into life everlasting on Saturday, June 24, 2017, following a short battle with cancer. Born February 19, 1939 in Richland, GA, Marion was the youngest daughter of Dr. & Mrs. Alfonso Radford Sims. She attended Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, NC, before entering Randolph Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, VA, where she became a member of Chi...
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Frances Carlton Gaines

November 9, 1918 - June 22, 2017

Frances C. Gaines, 98, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on June 22, 2017. Frances was born in Moultrie, GA and retired from Southern Bell. She is preceded in death by her husband, George Veach Gaines and is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at H.M. Patterson's Spring Hill Chapel at 11:00 am with a visitation one hour prior.
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Hayward James McBride

September 30, 1948 - June 21, 2017

Hayward James McBride born on September 30, 1948, passed away at Emory Midtown hospital on Wednesday June 21, 2017. Hayward received his BA from Alabama State and worked for the John Marshall Law School until the time of his passing as a network administrator. He was a veteran of the US Army and received the National defense service medal, Vietnam service medal with 2 stars, Vietnam Campaign...
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Albert Kirven Gilbert

September 19, 1956 - June 13, 2017

Albert Kirven Gilbert III of Atlanta passed away of a sudden heart attack at his home Tuesday, June 13, 2017.Kirven was born September 19, 1956 in Columbus GA, second child and oldest son of the late Dr. Albert Kirven Gilbert Jr. and the former Frances Rebecca Pearce both of Columbus. He married Laurie Ann Black on June 9, 1984 in Columbus.Kirven graduated from Brookstone School in Columbus in...
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Theo Bernard Bean

September 11, 1951 - June 12, 2017

PLEASE NOTE CORRECTION OF SERVICE INFORMATIONTheo Bernard Bean, (1951 - 2017) Theo Bernard Bean, Jr. died after a short illness at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota on June 12, surrounded by his sons, Patrick and Theo IV, and his loving wife, Ann Coffey Bean. "Toby", as he became known over the years, enjoyed hunting, beekeeping, racing vintage cars and, most importantly, Diet Coke. He...
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John Thaddeus Horney,

November 4, 1945 - June 11, 2017

John Thaddeus Horney M.D., 71, of Atlanta, GA, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 11, 2017.John was born to the late Helen Price and John Joseph Horney in Youngstown, Ohio November 4, 1945. A 1963 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School and a standout in athletics, he attended the University of Notre Dame on a football scholarship where he distinguished himself as a tenacious competitor on the field...
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Edmond Feris Jared

July 27, 1941 - June 5, 2017

Edmond Feris Jared, Jr. passed away peacefully on June 5, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA. He was born on July 27, 1941, in Jacksonville, FL, the son of Edmond F. Jared, Sr. and Celeste Harrell Jared. The family moved to Gainesville, GA where Ed happily spent his youth. He later attended the University of Georgia where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order and was given the nickname ...
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Margaret Poer Allen

August 9, 1939 - June 2, 2017

Margaret Poer Allen, born August 9, 1939, passed away peacefully on June 2, 2017. She is now rejoicing in heaven in the arms of her late husband and high school sweetheart, Ivan III, who passed away in 1992. Daughter of Margaret Poer Moor and Dr. David Henry Poer, Mrs. Allen grew up in Atlanta on Tuxedo Road. She attended E. Rivers Elementary School and graduated from The Westminster Schools...
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Lloyd Flintom Timberlake

July 24, 1917 - May 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Donna Thomas Reigner

July 27, 1922 - May 26, 2017

Donna Thomas Street Reigner July 27, 1922 - May 26, 2017 On May 26, 2017, Donna Thomas Street Reigner, at the age of 94, passed peacefully at her home in Atlanta, Georgia. She was the devoted daughter of the late Harry H. Thomas and Ottie (nee Henderson) Conner, the loving wife of the late Lt. Raymond P. Street, who gave his life in WW II, and the caring mother of the late Raymond Street Reigner...
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Joan Coart Johnson

March 22, 1930 - May 25, 2017

Mrs. Joan Coart Johnson, 87, entered into rest on May 25, 2017 at Brandon Wilde Retirement Community. She was the beloved wife of Dr. Henry C. Johnson, Jr. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Joan was the daughter of the late Ruth Hughes Coart and William Cox Coart. Her brother, William Cox Coart, Jr. also preceded her in death. She attended North Fulton High School and then college at Wesleyan and...
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Zola Christine Rainbow

June 3, 1945 - May 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, 1020 Spring Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.
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Harriet Gillam Nall

February 27, 1931 - May 20, 2017

Harriet Gillam Nall Harriet Gillam Nall, 86, of Atlanta, GA, passed away May 20, 2017. Harriet was born on February 27, 1931 in LaGrange, GA. She graduated from the University of Georgia, was a Kappa Alpha Theta and taught 5th grade at Morningside Elementary until she married Hubert Nall, Jr. She was married to Hubert Nall, Jr. for 50 years until his death in 2007. Harriet was an avid...
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Terence A. Kane

December 24, 1941 - May 17, 2017

Father Terence (Terry) A. Kane was born Dec. 24, 1941, in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. He passed away on May 17, 2017, at the age of 75. He was the son of Matthew and Mary Ellen (McCann) Kane. He studied for the priesthood at St. Patrick's College, Carlow, Ireland, and was a member of the seminary class of 1968. Father Kane was ordained a priest on June 8, 1968, by Bishop Patrick Lennon of...
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Ruth Dyer Hoover

December 9, 1914 - May 16, 2017

Ruth was born the youngest daughter of Albert Sidney Dyer and Martha "Mattie" Horton Robinson Dyer in Birmingham, Alabama during World War I and survived the Depression there. After attending schools and doing clerical work there she married Aubrey Hoover also of Birmingham. During the 50's they lived for a while in Mineral Wells, Texas where Aubrey worked for the U.S. Department of Defense as...
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John Maurice Mattingly

September 25, 1952 - May 15, 2017

John Maurice Mattingly, son of the late Paul and Genevieve Mattingly, died on May 13, 2017 at his residence in Powder Springs, Georgia. He was an Evansville, Indiana native and was born on September 25, 1952. He graduated from William Harrison High School. He received a bachelor's degree in education with a major in history from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville. After several...
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Monsignor Leo Herbert

August 2, 1942 - May 15, 2017

Msgr. Leo P. Herbert was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. He passed away on May 15, 2017, at the age of 74. The son of Charles and Susan (McWilliams) Herbert, he was the youngest in a family of four sisters and a brother. Msgr. Herbert came to the United States after being ordained at All Hallows College in Dublin in 1967. He chose to serve in Atlanta after hearing then...
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Lillian Jones Joyner

December 12, 1934 - May 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Elizabeth Evans Neely

May 5, 1940 - May 14, 2017

Elizabeth Evans NeelyMay 5, 1940 - May 14, 2017"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." -Van GoetheElizabeth "Betsey" Neely, 77, native of Elmira, New York, and longtime resident of Atlanta, Georgia passed away, Sunday, May 14, 2017 in her home in...
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Martha Horton Norris

January 13, 1928 - May 13, 2017

Martha Horton Norris, 89, passed away at home in her sleep May 13th. She was born and raised in Rome, GA. After receiving her Masters in Music at Converse College, she went to New York to study opera and voice with various maestros. During this time she served the USO on tour in Alaska. In 1953 she received a Fulbright scholarship to study Opera in Rome, Italy and made her debut in the lead role...
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Mary Ann Frazier

June 14, 1945 - May 13, 2017

Mary Ann McKinney Frazier died on Saturday, May 13, 2017 after a courageous fight with melanoma cancer. She was born in Atlanta, GA, raised in Lookout Mountain, TN and lived her adult life in Atlanta. Mary Ann was born on June 14, 1945 to the late Mary Irby McKinney and the late Virgil Weyman McKinney, Jr. She attended Girls Preparatory School and graduated from the Fairfax Hall School in...
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Ellyn Webb

February 2, 1954 - May 11, 2017

Ruth Ellyn Webb, of Atlanta, GA, passed away peacefully on May 11th, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Butler Webb and mother, Ruth Louise Graves Webb. Ellyn is survived by her loving son, David; brother, Thomas (Tommy) Butler Webb, Jr. (Monica), two sisters; nieces, Nicole Webb and Leigh Harvey (John); and numerous relatives and close friends....
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Frances Elizabeth Denton

January 23, 1918 - May 10, 2017

Frances E. Denton, 99, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on May 10, 2017. Frances worked as a secretary for the Capital City Club for over 25 years and was a longtime member of the Atlanta Baptist Tabernacle. She is preceded in death by her husband, James G. Denton and five siblings and she is survived by her brother, Ronald Payne; sister, Beverly Sims; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will...
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James Arthur O'Neill

October 18, 1950 - May 10, 2017

James O'Neill, 66, of Atlanta, GA died after a brief illness. Jimmy was a devoted husband to his wife Barbara of 31 years, and leaves behind his daughter Bridget O'Neill and son Nicholas O'Neill, as well as his sister Denise O'Neill and brother Matthew O'Neill, sister-in-law Mary O'Neill, several nieces and nephews, and his dog Henry. His mother, father and sister pre-deceased him.Jimmy was well...
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Vaughan Richardson Cooper

July 12, 1959 - May 5, 2017

Vaughan Richardson Cooper1959-2017Vaughan Richardson Cooper died Friday, May 5 at her mother's home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was 57. Laine Vaughan Richardson Cooper was born to Mary Anne Wagstaff Richardson Quin and Robert Richmond Richardson on July 12, 1959. A lifelong resident of Atlanta, she attended Tuxedo Elementary School and was a 1977 graduate of the Lovett...
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James Lonnie Jerden

March 19, 1937 - May 3, 2017

J.L. Jerden died on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. He was born in 1937 in Memphis, Tennessee to Carmack and Aline Jerden and grew up as one of 8 children. J.L. was loving and thoughtful. He was an example to many in life and had a unique ability to make genuine connections with people. J.L. was a scholar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, athlete, mentor, leader, successful businessman, and a sharp...
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Ian Guy Walker

February 3, 1948 - April 28, 2017

My dear, sweet Ian Guy Walker, whom I loved, died Friday, April 28, 2017 while doing what he loved. He was born "in the south, just not this south," in Westciff-on-Sea, England to Winifred and Eric Walker on February 3, 1948.Ian cherished and appreciated the time he spent with friends on the golf course. It is not without irony that he took his last breath on his favorite golf course...
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Corinne Sturdivant Appleby

June 1, 1931 - April 28, 2017

Corinne Sturdivant Appleby1931-2017 Corinne Sturdivant Appleby, 85, died peacefully at home on Friday, April 28, after a long illness. She was born in Atlanta June 1, 1931 to Elizabeth Phillips and Walter Cabot Sturdivant, who had a textile factory in Summerville, Georgia. She and her younger brother, Walter Cabot Sturdivant, Jr. were home-schooled by the Calvert Method before the family moved...
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Airon Paige Zuelke

April 4, 1994 - April 26, 2017

Airon Paige Zuelke, age 23, went to live with the angels on April 26 at her Father's home in Coral Gables, Florida.Airon was born in Atlanta, Georgia where she grew up in the North Buckhead Neighborhood attending Sara Smith Elementary, Sutton Middle School and North Atlanta High School. She was currently enrolled at Miami Dade College for Business. Even though her time among us was so short...
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Mary Paul Cretello

January 25, 1933 - April 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Herbert Titus Hand

March 19, 1925 - April 16, 2017

Herbert Titus Hand III died on Easter Sunday, April 16 at the age of 92. He was the son of Catherine Sherrill Hand and Herbert Titus Hand Jr., and was born in Stamford CT in 1925. He was predeceased by his two wives Mary Gallup Hand and Julia Williams Hand. He is survived by his two children, William P. Hand of Trenton NJ and Sarah Hand Pope of Dedham MA, her husband Christopher, and his two...
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Thomas Henry Teepen

January 9, 1935 - April 16, 2017

Tom Teepen, retired Cox columnist and editorial page editor of The Atlanta Constitution, died Sunday morning. He was 82.His wife of more than 30 years, Sandy Teepen, had just gone home after visiting Tom at Hospice Atlanta, where he had been since Friday.Sandy played Al Jarreau, Sun Ra and the bluegrass records that she and Tom collected over the years. She listened to the music of string...
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Margaret V. Norris

February 14, 1925 - April 8, 2017

Margaret V. Norris, 92 of Atlanta died April 8, 2017. She is survived by her nephew, Robert N. Hughes; grandniece and nephews, Genia Carr; Robby Hughes; Russell Hughes; great-grandnephew, Alex Carr. Funeral services will be held the morning of Wednesday, April 12 at 10:30 at Spring Hill. Interment Westview. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Thornwell Home for Children, 302 S....
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Michael Wesley Magursky

August 25, 1970 - April 4, 2017

Michael Wesley Magursky, 46, of Atlanta, GA, passed away at home on April 4, 2017. Michael was born in Jacksonville, FL and attended Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, FL. He received his BS degree from Southern University of Seventh Day Adventists in Collegedale, TN and his DDS at the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center in Memphis, TN. Michael was a proud Veteran of the United...
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Juanita Hewell Long

September 24, 1924 - April 3, 2017

Juanita H. Long, "Nita" age 92 of Atlanta, passed away peacefully Monday, April 3, 2017 at her longtime home. She was born in Dewy Rose, GA on September 24, 1924 to the late Dr. Guy C. Hewell and Eurene Brown Hewell. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Dr. Stewart M. Long who passed away June 29, 1977. Nita spent her early years in Dewy Rose before relocating to Atlanta when...
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Elizabeth Mitchell Bowring

June 12, 1927 - April 1, 2017

Betty Mitchell Bowring passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017 at the age of 89. Betty was born on June 12, 1927 in Augusta, Georgia. She was the only child of Walton Brewer Nance and Ralph Clinkscales Nance. Betty graduated from George Washington University in 1948 and moved to Atlanta where she met her husband of thirty-five years, I.S. Mitchell, III. She began her career with J.P. Allen,...
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Mary Verner Dutton

September 25, 1925 - March 31, 2017

Mary Verner Dutton died on March 31, 2017. Her sister, Florie Kennedy; niece, Dale Kieve; and nephew, Paul Kennedy have been by her side, along with family in spirit and prayers. Mary loved her pets and her church. She proclaimed her faith in Jesus Christ at Gay Baptist Church in Gay, GA and served her God at Northside Drive Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, where she was elected as one of the...
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Catherine Bussey Austin

November 17, 1914 - March 28, 2017

Catherine Bussey Austin- The eldest daughter of the late Frank Carswell and Catherine (Katie) Lawrence Bussey, formerly of Augusta, Georgia. Ms. Austin was born November 17, 1914 in Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated from Atlanta Girl's High School in June 1932. After graduation she attended Creighton's Business College in Atlanta. Ms. Austin was married to the late Wilson Herring Austin, Sr. in...
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Ann Gadd Daniel

July 13, 1913 - March 25, 2017

"Today our family matriarch, Aunt Ann was called home by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She had no children of her own, but was the greatest mother to our entire family. The sweetest, most genuine, considerate and precious southern lady of Atlanta, Georgia. We were all left a tremendous heritage and legacy. We are all blessed. Til we see you in Heaven! We haven't lost anyone when we...
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Faith Evans Childs

November 8, 1917 - March 22, 2017

Brigadier Faith Childs, 99, passed away March 22, 2017, after a long illness. Faith was born to William and Bessie Evans November 8, 1917, in Denver, Colorado. She was one of seven children and spent her child hood in Colorado and Texas. She began attending church at The Salvation Army as a girl and felt called to service as a Salvation Army officer. She trained for officership at The Salvation...
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Deborah Taft Cummins

February 10, 1958 - March 19, 2017

Deborah Taft Cummins of Atlanta, GA passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on March 19, 2017. Deb lived her life with grace and beauty. Her exceptional selflessness, warmth and kindness nurtured deep relationships with friends and family. Deb's smile and laugh were contagious, bringing light and joy to everyone who knew her.Deb is survived by her husband and three sons....
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James Raymond Mills

April 13, 1946 - March 19, 2017

James "Jim" Raymond Mills, 70, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Born in Gaston, NC on April 13, 1946, he was predeceased in death by his father, Herman C. Mills, and his mother, Irene Barr. He is survived by his loving wife, Katherine Moccia Mills, his cousin Marty Barr, of Lowell, NC, and many friends and colleagues. Jim will always be remembered for his quick...
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James Granville Brown

June 14, 1955 - March 19, 2017

James Granville Brown, II died unexpectedly on Sunday, the 19th of March 2017 at the age of 61 . Growing up in Buckhead “Jay” and his two brothers, Chris and Greg Brown, attended Christ the King School through the 8th grade. The brothers were together again at The Lovett School with Jay as the eldest being the first to graduate. After high school he headed to upstate New York and...
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Edwin Duff Crane III

March 6, 1928 - March 17, 2017

Edwin Duff Crane III, M.D. passed away peacefully on March 17, 2017. He was born in Atlanta on June 5, 1928. Dr. Crane grew up in Atlanta graduating from North Fulton High School in 1946. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1949 and from Emory Medical School in 1955. Dr. Crane did his residency at Grady Memorial Hospital.Dr. Crane served in the United States Air Force in Sevilla,...
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Katherine Stanley Johnson

June 24, 1919 - March 17, 2017

Katherine Stanley Johnson, 97, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on March 17, 2017. She taught math in high school, was a member of the Capital City Country Club and the Atlanta Athletic Club. Katherine is preceded in death by her husband, Martin Latimer Johnson and is survived by her daughter, Kary Johnson; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017...
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Mara McRae

January 23, 1955 - March 14, 2017

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Emily Anderson Hightower

September 24, 1921 - March 13, 2017

Emily Anderson Hightower, 95, a native of Atlanta, died March 13, 2017. Mrs. Hightower was born September 24, 1921. She was predeceased by her parents, Theodosia Willingham Anderson and William Willis Anderson, and her only brother William (Bill) Anderson of Atlanta. She was the widow of George Bedney Hightower. She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Parks Redwine (Emily) of Atlanta and Mrs....
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Carl Stephen Scott

September 21, 1969 - March 12, 2017

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Patricia Huettner

October 15, 1946 - March 10, 2017

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Donald N. Randolph

January 28, 1934 - March 10, 2017

Donald Neil Randolph, age 83, passed away peacefully March 10, 2017. He was the son of Coyla Purcell Randolph and Walter Lee Randolph, a graduate of Georgia Military Academy, Georgia Military Academy Junior College and the University of Georgia. Donald and his wife of 55 years were long time residents of Historic College Park. He was the father of 2 children and 5 beloved grandchildren...
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Randolph Richard Ray

February 24, 1959 - March 9, 2017

Randolph Richard (Randy) Ray, age 58, was born in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, February 24, 1959.He died unexpectedly March 7, 2017 (officially called on March 9) at his home in the Lake Burton community, Rabun County, Georgia, of natural causes.Immediate family surviving are parents, Dale Carney Ray, Sr. and Barbara Jean McDaniel Ray, of Atlanta, Georgia, siblings, Dale C. Ray, Jr. and...
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Stanley Stewart Saunders

November 20, 1925 - March 8, 2017

Stanley Stewart Saunders Jr: “Our precious father and husband”, Stanley Stewart Saunders Jr., left this earth on March 8, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. Born November 20, 1925 to Rose Mills Saunders ("Billie") and Dr. Stanley Stewart Saunders ("Brick") in Boston Mass. He grew up in High Point N.C. He played football with his high school and enjoyed playing "pranks"...
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Mary Bennett Bennett-Power

June 8, 1933 - March 6, 2017

Mary loved her family, her little shitzu, Zoe, and her friends. She loved to talk, stay in touch and to be with those she loved. Mary loved watching the birds in her yard and the chipmunks who would steal the birdseed. She loved to go "looking", eating catfish with Anita, working at Woodstock Market, the kids at Metro Church, going to Kroger and most of all she loved her family.She is...
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Louis Dennis Zakas

January 6, 1931 - March 6, 2017

Let us celebrate the life of Louis Dennis Zakas. He died on March 6, 2017, but his impact will last for generations. For Lou Zakas was larger than life. His compassion, enthusiasm, commitment, sense of humor and love for life were contagious. He will be deeply missed.Lou was born in Atlanta on January 6, 1931 to Greek immigrants, the late Panoula Rallis Zakas and Dennis G. “Charlie”...
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Vaudell Carrie Fowler

March 17, 1927 - March 6, 2017

Vaudell Carrie Fowler ("Chick"), 89, was born March 17, 1927 in Dawsonville, Georgia, and died in Atlanta, Georgia on March 6, 2017. She was a life-long resident of Atlanta, since her marriage to Jack D Fowler in 1947. She is preceded in death by her husband and her parents Paul Burt Mincey and Eula Gooch. She is survived by her only child, daughter Jacqueline Fowler, son-in-law James...
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Garner Delano Huntzinger

July 5, 1939 - March 4, 2017

Garner Delano Huntzinger, 77, of Port St. Joe, FL, passed away on March 4, 2017. Garner was born in Atlanta, GA and was a graduate of Okeefe High School, then went on to join the U.S. Army and National Guard. He had worked for Colonial Stores/ Big Star Foods/ Grand Union Company for over 40 years and retired from The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, better known as A & P. During his...
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Robert Joseph Coble

April 6, 1963 - March 4, 2017

Robert Joseph "Rob" Coble, 53, passed away early morning on Saturday, March 4, 2017, with his loving family by his side.He was predeceased by his father, Joseph Coble, and is survived by his mother Alicia Coble, his loving wife Patricia, his daughters Lauren and Alex, his brother Eric (Gayle), his sister Jacqueline, seven nephews and one niece.Rob was born on April 6, 1963 and lived his childhood...
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Peyton Cater Robinson

March 10, 1943 - March 4, 2017

Peyton Cater Robinson, Sr., age 73, died peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones on March 4, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Peyton is survived by his wife, Mary Beem Robinson, of Atlanta, Georgia; his son Peyton C. Robinson, Jr., (Lucinda) of Atlanta, Georgia; E. Alexander Robinson (Jane) of Charleston, South Carolina. Peyton is also survived by his grandchildren Peyton, III and Harry. He...
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Susan Roane Fournier

December 17, 1946 - March 2, 2017

ROSWELL, GA - Susan R. Fournier, 70, passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer on March 2, 2017. Susan was born in Norfolk, VA, and until recently was a 35-year resident of Poquoson and Yorktown, VA, where she retired as a foreign language teacher with Poquoson City Schools. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and she was fortunate to have moved to Georgia in 2016 to...
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Fred Mitchell Bell,

July 20, 1927 - March 2, 2017

Dr. Frederick Mitchell Bell, Jr. passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at the age of 90. He was born on February 20, 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Frederick Mitchell Bell and Ruby Barton Bell.Dr. Bell graduated from Boys’ High School and received his Baccalaureate from Emory University where he was an active member of Chi Phi Fraternity. He earned his Doctor of Medicine at the...
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Donald Francis Wagner

October 26, 1946 - February 28, 2017

Donald Francis Wagner Sr., age 70, died February 28, 2017, after a long, eventful, joyful life. Don was born and raised in New Jersey, where he attended Columbia High School and Fairleigh Dickinson University, and where he lived most of his life. Don lived for a time in Tucson, Arizona, where he developed a lifelong love for the desert and University of Arizona basketball. Don and his three...
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Woody Hardman Brooks

October 11, 1943 - February 27, 2017

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Laura Thompson Pitsikoulis

November 11, 1961 - February 13, 2017

Laura Thompson Pitsikoulis passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the age of 55 as the result of a car accident.Laura is survived by her husband, Constantine(Gus)Pitsikoulis, sons, Alexander and Harris Pitsikoulis, parents, Donald and Choyce Thompson, brother, David Thompson, and niece, Sara Thompson.Laura spent most of her childhood in Cumming, Georgia and her adult life in Atlanta. She...
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Florence Patricia McAtee

September 23, 1943 - February 11, 2017

Patricia Harris McAtee passed away on February 11th, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Megan Haviland McAtee and her brother William Robert Harris. Pat grew up in a small town in South Georgia. She later moved to Atlanta where she lived until her death. Her life and her art were one and the same. Pat received her B.S. in Art Education from the University of Georgia and her Master of...
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Eileen Shirley Lewis

August 29, 1929 - February 3, 2017

Eileen "Shirley" Lewis (nee Tuttle), 87, of Atlanta, GA passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3, 2017, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She was preceded by her loving husband of 41 years, James Gabriel Lewis (1995), and dear grandchild, David Gabriel Pittman (1993). Shirley and James are survived by three adoring children: James Lewis (Lee), Joanne Chambers (Dale) and...
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Henry Woodfin Grady

December 20, 1930 - February 1, 2017

Henry Woodfin Grady, great-grandson of the American journalist and orator, died February 1st, 2017 surrounded by his family. Henry was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Harriett (Shedden) Grady, his brother, Robert and his first wife, Matilde (Tila Farrell). Having just celebrated his 86th birthday, Henry leaves a strong legacy as a true southern gentleman. He was born on December 20,...
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Howard Philip Gunther

August 10, 1927 - February 1, 2017

Commander Howard Philip Gunther, USN RetiredAugust 10, 1927, Brooklyn, New YorkAt ease, Sir.The world lost a gentle man on February 1, 2017. Howard Philip Gunther was a man above all men. A lifelong Republican, his love for his country never wavered. As a young man he enlisted in the Navy and served his nation proudly for 27 years traveling the world over. On January 31, 1953 he married the love...
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James Lee Iler

October 16, 1974 - January 31, 2017

James, (Jimbo) Iler, age 42, passed away on January 31, 2017, at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. Son of Elaine and Richard Iler, Jimbo was a 1993 graduate of Statesboro High School and 1997 graduate of the University of Georgia---where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. A chemist for a variety of pharmaceutical companies, Jimbo had recently gone back to school to pursue a medical degree...
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Allen R. Cross

March 30, 1926 - January 31, 2017

Allen R. Cross, Jr, 90, passed away at his home in Atlanta, Georgia, January 31, 2017. He was born in Norfolk, Virginia March 30, 1926 to Mildred Fisher Cross and Allen R. Cross. He attended public schools in Norfolk and graduated from Maury High School in 1944. Upon graduation, he volunteered for the Army Air Force and served as a B-29 crew member until discharged on July 17, 1946. After...
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Beverly Hart Bremer

October 20, 1931 - January 22, 2017

Beverly Hart Bremer, 85, Founder of Beverly Bremer Silver Shop died after a brief illness January 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. She was surrounded by her three children. Born to George Sibley Hart and Margaret Hall Hart in Dallas, Texas, she was raised in Gray, Athens and Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Girls High and graduated in 1952 from The University of Georgia as a Home Economics major and a...
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Hix Howard Green

June 17, 1929 - January 19, 2017

Hix Howard Green, Junior passed away peacefully at home on January 19, 2017. Hix was born in Jacksonville, Florida on June 17, 1929 to Bertha Snyder Green and Hix Howard Green. Growing up, Hix's father was with Motors Holding Division of General Motors so the family made frequent moves in the Southeast to Charlotte, Memphis, Atlanta and Dallas. The Green family finally settled in Atlanta in...
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Pamela A. Mitchell

March 12, 1948 - January 18, 2017

In Memory ofPamela Armbruster MitchellMarch 12, 1948 – January 18, 2017Wife, aunt, friend, colleague, mentor. This precious woman is mourned by hundreds of people whose lives and livelihoods she influenced. Born in St. Louis, Pam devoted nearly 45 conscientious years to the company now known as Arch/Lonza. She was married to Van Mitchell (d. 9-18-2014) for 30 years.Her parents were...
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Fred William Carley

August 17, 1925 - January 18, 2017

Fred William Carley, 91, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on January 18, 2017. Visitation will take place at H.M. Patterson's Spring Hill Chapel on Monday, January 23, 2017 from 9:30am until the funeral service begins at 11:00am. Interment will follow at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Fred was preceded in death by his wife, Helen E. Carley of 53 years. He is survived by his son, Harry Carley and wife,...
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Hayden Garges Yow

August 17, 1949 - January 17, 2017

Hayden Garges Yow, born August 17, 1949 unexpectedly passed away on January 17th at the age of 67. She was predeceased in death by her husband, Lawson S. “B” Yow, Jr. and her parents, Hayden and Bob Garges. She is survived by her sisters and their families, Eleanor Maxwell, Leslie Bachler and Elizabeth Izard. A native of Atlanta, Hayden was a graduate of The Westminster Schools and...
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Evelyn Barrett Caperton

December 17, 1987 - January 15, 2017

Evelyn Barrett "Evie" Caperton, 29, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Evie was born in Marietta, GA and attended Oglethorpe University in Brookhaven, GA. She was currently living in Blairstown, NJ. Visitation will take place at H.M. Patterson's Spring Hill Chapel on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with a funeral service to begin at 11:00am. Interment will...
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Frances Ann Thomas

November 1, 1919 - January 14, 2017

Frances Perdue Thomas died peacefully on Saturday, January 14, 2017. She was the daughter of J. Howard Perdue and Anne McCalla Perdue of Birmingham, AL. She attended Ramsey High School in Birmingham and graduated from Northwestern University receiving a degree in speech therapy. She married Cornelius Bullard Thomas Sr. (Neil) who predeceased her in death after 65 years of a wonderful love. ...
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William Chester Warren

October 3, 1931 - January 12, 2017

William Chester Warren III passed away at home on January 12th after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Billy was born in Atlanta on October 3, 1931 to the late William C. Warren Jr. and Catherine Candler Warren.He attended Boys High and made the transition to Grady High School his junior year, graduating in 1949. While at Grady, he met Mary Ripley who became the love of his life and wife in...
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Cary E. Sullivan

February 23, 1923 - January 9, 2017

Dr. Cary E. Sullivan was born in Roswell, GA on February 23, 1923. He was the son of the late Ney R. Sullivan and the late Vinnie Leal Anderson Sullivan. He grew up in Atlanta where he attended public schools and earned his undergraduate degree at Emory University in 1944, being elected to the AEU junior college honor society and to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1946 he attained his M.D. degree from...
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