Our Obituaries

Ruth Karlson

October 5, 1922 - December 10, 2017

Ruth Karlson, 95 of Atlanta, died December 10, 2017. A native Atlantan, Ruth was a life-long member of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and retired from Suntrust Bank after 52 years of loyal service. She is survived by her nieces and nephew and their spouses, Lynda Coursey, Steve Coursey (Caroline) and Carla Coursey Conaway (Eric). Great nieces and nephew, Emily Conaway, Christina Coursey...
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Daniel Childress McNeil

February 20, 1925 - December 8, 2017

Daniel Childress McNeil, 92, of Atlanta, Georgia, was born in Jackson, Mississippi on February 20, 1925. A World War II veteran, he served in the United States Army from 1942 through 1945 as a Troop Transit Officer and was honorably discharged as a 2nd Lieutenant. After the war, he re-entered the Georgia Institute of Technology from which he was graduated in industrial engineering in 1949. His...
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Abigail E. Streib

December 7, 2017 - December 7, 2017

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

June 5, 1934 - December 1, 2017

James Francis Kortan, Architect, FAIA 1935-2017Jim Kortan arrived in the South just as the area was entering an unprecedented boom. The Cleveland, Ohio native obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at Clemson University in South Carolina after acquiring a Fine Arts degree at Ohio University and serving as a Naval officer and a Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) diver. It was during this time...
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Robert Samuel Ronka

October 23, 1945 - November 28, 2017

Robert (Bob) Ronka, 72, of Atlanta died on Monday, October 27th of complications due to lung disease. Bob, the son of Aili M. and Arne H. Ronka, was born in Gloucester, MA, and even after moving to Arlington, VA as a child, he would return for memorable summer vacations on Folly Cove. After graduating from Wakefield High School, where he was a star pitcher on the baseball team, Bob attended the...
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Walter Catesby Perrin

April 6, 1940 - November 26, 2017

Walter Catesby Perrin II died on Sunday, November 26, 2017. He was born on April 6, 1940, to Lois Hines and David Baldwin Perrin in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from The Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1962 with a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and remained active throughout his life. After college, he served honorably in the United States Army, stationed in Death Valley, CA. In 1974,...
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JoAnne Tuggle Neal

July 6, 1924 - November 26, 2017

JoAnne Tuggle Neal, passed away November 26, 2017. A native of Atlanta, she was born July 6, 1924 to John and Mary Tuggle. She is predeceased by her devoted husband of 67 years, Dr. George P. Neal and her brother, John B. Tuggle, Jr. She attended Girls High and Agnes Scott College before marrying George Neal in 1949. Mrs. Neal was an avid bridge player, a gracious hostess and a passionate...
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Carey Bradford Wickland

August 5, 1941 - November 24, 2017

Carey Bradford Wickland, 76, passed away in Atlanta on November 24, 2017. Born in Evanston, IL, he was the son of Phyllis and Rex Wickland of Evanston. He was married for 54 years to Sally Wickland, with whom he built a life and had a son and daughter. Carey's work ethic started early, with a paper route at age seven, and he continued to work hard as a caddy throughout high school. The first...
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Richard Wayne Wolfe

November 13, 1951 - November 23, 2017

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

February 5, 1924 - November 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Paul Lenox Hanes

September 27, 1941 - November 20, 2017

Paul L. Hanes died peacefully November 20, 2017 after a long illness. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1941 and moved with his family to Decatur, Georgia at age four. He was educated at Decatur High School and graduated at Emory University where he was a member of the SAE fraternity. He was first in his class at Emory Law School, and the Georgia Bar Association's 1965 Law Graduate of the...
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Richard R. Cheatham

July 14, 1943 - November 18, 2017

Richard Reed Cheatham, 74, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 after a long battle with interstitial lung disease. He was born to David and Florence Cheatham on July 14, 1943 in Pulaski, Tennessee. He attended the University of Virginia, where he graduated second in his class at the McIntire School of Commerce in 1965. He was a life long supporter of the University of Virginia. Richard...
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Sue Ingram Burns

June 22, 1936 - November 18, 2017

Sue Ingram Burns, youngest daughter of Walter and Mildred King Burns, passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was born on June 22, 1936 in Atlanta and was a life-long resident of the Morningside area, having lived in the house her parents bought her entire life. She had many old and new friends who greatly appreciated her vibrant personality and charming genuine...
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Albert Randolph Rooker

October 24, 1949 - November 16, 2017

RANDY ROOKERAlbert Randolph Rooker, 68, of Atlanta, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at his home. He was born October 21, 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Margaret and Albert Raymond Rooker. Randy leaves to cherish his memory his wife Jodi Robertson Rooker, his brother Rex (Cheryl) Rooker of Atlanta, his sister Peggy (Steve) Hobby of Macon, his in-laws Susan Robertson of Atlanta and John...
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Jerry Lee Robinson

October 24, 1957 - November 15, 2017

Jerry Lee Robinson, age 60, of Atlanta, passed away on the morning of November 15th, 2017 surrounded by his wife, Patricia, and two sons, Alex and Jakob. Jerry passed away after a heroic, 2-year battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.Jerry is preceded in death by his Father, Richard, and his Grandparents, Myrtle and Quincy. He is the son of Richard Robinson and Alice Arvin. Jerry is survived by his...
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David Otto Williams

January 14, 1933 - November 13, 2017

David O. Williams, 84, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on November 13, 2017. David earned his undergraduate degree at Emory University and a Master of Finance degree from The City College of New York. He was active in commercial real estate for more than 50 years.David is survived by his wife, Patricia Nolan Williams; children, Taylor Nolan (Elizabeth Forsyth) Williams, Susan "Scottie" Williams,...
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John Carlton Binns

October 13, 1935 - November 12, 2017

John Carlton Binns, 82, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on November 12, 2017. John graduated from North Fulton High School in 1953, where he excelled in basketball and golf, which are sports he continued with success at Mercer University in Macon, GA. He graduated from Mercer University as President of his senior class then went on to become a successful commercial Realtor with Sharp-Boylston Co. and...
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William Buford Richardson

August 5, 1924 - November 6, 2017

Richardson, William Buford, age 93 passed away peacefully on November 6 2017 with his family at his side. Bill, Little Buford, was born August 5, 1924 in Ivey, Georgia. Bill was the only child of William Buford and Annie Lizzie Richardson. He was graduated from Gordon High School at age 16. He attended North Georgia College and then Washington and Lee University. He left college to serve his...
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George Davis Webb

January 29, 1934 - November 6, 2017

George Davis Webb, JR, 83, of Midtown Atlanta passed away at Brighton Gardens of Buckhead on Monday, November 6, 2017. A visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8 from 5-8PM at HM Patterson and Son, Spring Hill, Atlanta. A graveside service will be held at 11:00AM Thursday, November 9 at Marseilles Cemetery, West Point, Georgia. George was born in DeKalb County on January 29, 1934, to the...
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Andrew Gregory Whitlock

February 20, 1980 - November 6, 2017

Andrew Gregory Whitlock was born February 20, 1980 and died November 6, 2017, entering this world 9 weeks early and leaving it much earlier than we all wanted. From the beginning, he was fighter, wanting to live his life his way, and not the least bit afraid to buck the system. Andrew was an Army brat, starting life in Little Rock, AR; then moving to Fort Shafter, HI; Ft. Sill, OK; followed...
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June Hardeman Hemby

June 30, 1928 - November 2, 2017

June Hardeman Hemby passed away peacefully on November 2, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, John C. Hemby, Jr.Mrs. Hemby was born and raised in West Tennessee and received a BA in Music from David Lipscomb College in Nashville, TN. She was a homemaker, piano teacher, and taught Sunday School classes. She served as President of the Waycross, Metro East, and Macon chapters of...
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E. Louise Hawkins

December 14, 1923 - October 26, 2017

E. Louise Hawkins, 93, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on October 26, 2017. A memorial service will be conducted at Morningside Presbyterian Church on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm.
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William Price HAITHCOAT

September 21, 1944 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Gregory Rathford Still

September 23, 1964 - October 11, 2017

Gregory R. Still, 53, of Decatur, GA, passed away unexpectedly on October 11, 2017. Greg was a long time member of I.A.T.S.E 479 Electrical and worked in the Atlanta film industry. He is survived by his parents, Gary and Ann Still; sister, Catherine Still Angle; brother, Douglas (Kimberly) Still; nieces and nephews, Drew and Lilly Angle and Hannah and Emma Still. A celebration of Greg's life...
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Phillip Manco Pope

August 27, 1933 - October 10, 2017

Phillip Manco Pope, 84, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on October 10, 2017. The family will receive friends at H.M. Patterson's Spring Hill Chapel on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Guests are encouraged to share memories at 12:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.Arrangements under the care and direction...
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Ian James Raymer

April 3, 1963 - October 9, 2017

Ian James Raymer, 54 passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 surrounded by his adoring family. Ian, known as the Raymer Warrior will be remembered for his infectious smile, larger than life personality and kind, caring nature.Ian was born in Toronto, Ontario to Douglas and Pat Raymer. He graduated from L'Amoreux High School and was an active member at Agincourt Pentecostal Church where he was a sound...
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Clark Lanier Tomlin

July 29, 1925 - October 8, 2017

Clark Lanier Tomlin, Sr. was born July 29, 1925, in Covington, Georgia, to his parents, the late Orien C. and Luleen W. Tomlin. Clark grew up on the family farm in a close knit family of five children. After high school he joined the United States Navy and served meritoriously in the Pacific theater during World War II. He was very proud of his service in defending our country. He kept close to...
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Barbara S. Kaye

December 12, 1932 - September 25, 2017

Barbara S. Kaye, 84, passed on September 25, 2017. Barbara was born and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Wayne State University and moved to Atlanta in the early 1960's. Barbara's many interests included books, poetry, music, art, philosophy, physics and ping pong. Barbara did volunteer work as a career counselor with Atlanta Women on the Way, Volunteer Atlanta, and the High Museum...
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George Steele Gillis

March 23, 1942 - September 21, 2017

George Steele Gillis died peacefully at his home in Atlanta on September 21, 2017 with his wife of 50 years by his side. George was born into an Army family on March 23, 1942 at Pine Camp, NY. He lived at posts around the U.S. and the world with his family, attending kindergarten in Paris, and high school in Italy and Germany. Most summers were spent in and around the water at his family's lake...
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Frederick Sloat Van Winkle

February 10, 1935 - September 20, 2017

Frederick Sloat Van Winkle, age 82, died September 20, 2017 after a lengthy battle with dementia. He was born a fourth generation Atlantan at Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta, GA on February 10, 1935, the son of the late Edward King Van Winkle and Jenny Crocker Hodgson. He attended Mrs. Bloodworth's Kindergarten (the small building at the corner of Peachtree and Peachtree Battle) and E. Rivers...
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Wanderson Berman

February 4, 1984 - September 19, 2017

Wanderson Berman, 33, passed away at his home on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Wanderson was born in Espírito Santo, Brazil, and moved to the Atlanta, Georgia, a little over 5 years ago to be with his future husband, Keith Berman. The couple married on November 23, 2013, exactly 2 years to the day after they met. Wanderson was interested in photography and travel and had started a...
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William Fleming Law

October 31, 1936 - September 17, 2017

William Fleming Law, Jr., age 80, died September 17, 2017 after a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He was born in Augusta, GA on October 31, 1936, the son of the late William Fleming Law and Caroline Brown Law. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Joan May Law and his sister, Amy Law Banks.He graduated from Georgia Tech, served in the U.S. Army, and then began his real estate career in...
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Robert Young Halford

January 25, 1935 - September 16, 2017

Robert Young Halford, 82, of Chamblee, GA, passed away on Saturday, September 16th, 2017. Robert was born on January 25, 1935 in Batesville, SC to James Dorman Halford and Mary Jaudon Halford. He was one of six children. Robert was raised in Columbia, SC where he attended high school and graduated from Furman University. He was also an ordained minister degreed from Southeastern Baptist...
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Joyce Daly Gryboski

November 7, 1932 - September 14, 2017

Dr. Joyce D. Gryboski of Tequesta, FL, formerly of New Britain, CT, died peacefully visiting her sons in Atlanta, Georgia on September 14, 2017. She was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on November 7, 1932. Joyce graduated from Smith College and went on to receive her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at Yale,...
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Catherine Crombie Pitts

April 4, 1927 - September 13, 2017

Catherine Crombie Pitts, 90, of Atlanta, GA, passed away on September 13, 2017. Catherine was born on April 4, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH. She started her career as a stewardess for Delta Airlines in November of 1948 and flew until 1958. From 1958 to 1960, she was the Director of Delta Airline's Stewardess Training Center. Catherine was a charter member of the Delta Clipped Wings Club and also a...
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Beverly Dobbs Mitchell

January 7, 1928 - September 11, 2017

Mrs. Beverly Griffith Dobbs Mitchell of Atlanta, GA passed away September 11, 2017. Daughter of the late John Henry Dobbs and Mary Butt Griffith Dobbs, she was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Mrs. Mitchell graduated from Washington Seminary and attended Stephens College. A student at her mother's Griffith School of Music, she was a talented musician. As a young lady she played the harp at...
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Thomas Howell Lanier

April 26, 1996 - September 10, 2017

Thomas Howell Lanier Jr., 21, passed away on September 10, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. During his short time with us, he touched so many with his grace, positive attitude and infectious laughter. Tommy was born in Atlanta, GA to Thomas Howell and Mary Yellowlees Lanier on April 26, 1996. Tommy graduated from The Lovett School with honors in the class of 2014 and went on to attend...
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Charles Hora

October 25, 1947 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Mark Adams Mixon

December 2, 1956 - September 7, 2017

Mark Adams Mixon passed away on September 7, 2017, at age 60 in Atlanta, Georgia. The rock of his family, his quiet presence was felt in every room he entered. Mark lived a happy, purposeful and fun life, often dancing for the enjoyment of embarrassing his children and grandchildren. Born to Harold Thomas "Cork" and Mary Ellen Mixon in Brunswick, Georgia on December 2, 1956, Mark attended...
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Mary Elizabeth Schaeffer

November 29, 1968 - September 6, 2017

Mary Elizabeth (Hatcher) Schaeffer, age 48, passed away on September 6, 2017. She was an Atlanta native, born on November 29, 1968. Mary was a 1986 graduate of Redan High School, and a 1990 graduate of the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. Mary was extremely bright, and enjoyed a successful career in accounting at Arthur Andersen, the Washington Post Company, and Hypercom, before...
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William Jerry Tidwell

November 23, 1940 - September 3, 2017

William Jerry Tidwell was born November 23, 1940 in Savannah GA and passed away at his Atlanta home on September 3, 2017. Jerry was the son of the late William Delphin Tidwell and Alma Leigh Tidwell. He grew up in Statesboro GA, where he served as class Vice President at Statesboro High School and a member of the school's 1958 state championship football team. Jerry was a proud graduate of the...
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Ben K. Sanders

April 28, 1948 - August 30, 2017

Ben K. Sanders, 69, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on August 30, 2017, after a brief illness. Ben retired as a manager for a snack bar for the legally blind. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Darlene Sanders and by numerous cousins. A graveside service will be conducted at Westview Cemetery on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ben's name...
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Timothy Paul Roach

July 22, 1961 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
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Jean Allen Scherer

November 14, 1927 - August 26, 2017

In Loving Memory of Jean Allen Scherer- November 14, 1927 -August 26, 2017Jean Allen Scherer of Atlanta went to be with her creator/Jesus on Aug 26, 2017. Jean/"Gigi" was born in Thomasville, GA to Lucille Bonner Allen and Edward Lucius Allen, both of prominent pioneer SC families. She spent her childhood in Spartanburg, SC/Charleston SC/Miami FL while her dad worked on different engineering...
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Julia Brewer Ballard

November 18, 1927 - August 25, 2017

Julia Brewer Ballard was born in Atlanta on November 18, 1927, and died peacefully at home on August 25, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Julia Mayes and Capus Brewer, and a fourth-generation Atlantan. Julia was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 60 years, McCary Ballard, and her brother, Capus Brewer Jr. Julia attended R L Hope Elementary School and Washington Seminary in Atlanta...
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Dudley Pearson

September 8, 1943 - August 21, 2017

Dudley Gatewood Pearson1943-2017Despite ups and downs in his health in recent years - and surviving esophageal cancer - Dudley Pearson, 73, lived a full and happy life until he died peacefully on Monday, August 21, 2017 of COPD at Piedmont Hospital.Dudley had a distinguished career in the financial services industry and enjoyed a 25-year tradition of monthly lunches with his E. Rivers Elementary...
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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

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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

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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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