Our Obituaries

Visitacion Argudin Noya

September 8, 1913 - January 29, 2018

Mrs. Visitacion A. Noya, 104 of Atlanta died January 29, 2018. Cryptside service Wednesday 11 AM January 31, 2018 at Chapel of the Pines, Tucker GA. Arrangements by H.M. Patterson & Son Spring Hill
View Tribute »

Katherine Marguerita Ellis

December 25, 1956 - January 28, 2018


View Tribute »

Nancy Hopkins Cooper

December 16, 1926 - January 28, 2018


View Tribute »

Katherine Marguerita Ellis

December 25, 1956 - January 28, 2018


View Tribute »

Dock Daniel Carithers

December 21, 1938 - January 28, 2018

Dock Daniel "Dan" Carithers, Jr., well known and admired design consultant, diedJanuary 28, 2018 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease. He was 79. The son of Mildred Gibson Carithers and Dock D. Carithers, Dan was born and raised in Jefferson,GA. After attending UGA, he began his career at Rich's Department Store rising to the position of Director of Fashion Merchandising. After 18 years, he...
View Tribute »

Elizabeth Linch Feely

November 26, 1924 - January 24, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth Linch Feely, 93, of Atlanta passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Elizabeth Linch was born on November 26, 1924, to parents David Lewis Linch and Eleanor Sanders Linch. She was raised in Eatonton, Georgia, where she attended Eatonton Public Schools. Elizabeth went on to earn her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Georgia, ultimately earning her Doctor of...
View Tribute »

James Reed Clay

September 4, 1945 - January 23, 2018


View Tribute »

William Thomas Hankins

March 9, 1925 - January 23, 2018

William Thomas Hankins, Jr., age 92, of Atlanta, died Tuesday, January 23, 2018. He was born March 9, 1925 in Atlanta, Georgia to W.T. Hankins and Tina Mae Goode Hankins. He attended Kirkwood Elementary School, Bass Junior High and Boys High School. He graduated from Boys High in 1942, where he was Valedictorian of the class of over 300 students. Billy attended Vanderbilt University his...
View Tribute »

John Hood Ridley

February 27, 1946 - January 22, 2018

John Hood Ridley died January 22, 2018. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on February 27, 1946, the son of Dr. and Mrs. John H. Ridley. John earned his BS degree from Georgia State University. He was admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia in 1974, having earned his JD from Oklahoma City University of Law and his LLM in Litigation from Emory University School of Law. John practiced...
View Tribute »

Linda Duke Pierce

August 20, 1948 - January 22, 2018

Linda Pierce, a long-time resident of Atlanta Ga, died unexpectedly on January 22, 2018 at the age of 69 while at her home in Atlanta.Linda is survived by her mother, Jean Duke; her brother, Fraser Duke; her sister, Ginger Duke; her son, Ben Pierce; daughter in law Erica Pierce, and her five grandchildren, Tyler Pierce (18), Talitha Pierce (11), Timothy Pierce (9), Tabitha Pierce (6), and Titus...
View Tribute »

George Pernell Munn

June 8, 1968 - January 21, 2018


View Tribute »

Emily Hill Ferguson

May 30, 1976 - January 20, 2018

Emily Hill Ferguson, beloved wife of Brad, treasured mother of Charles, Angus, and Kathryn, and fiercely loyal friend of so many passed away quietly at home on January 20th with her loving husband by her side. She was born in Atlanta on May 30, 1976 to Kathryn "Tatty" Wallace HiIl and Charles Dougherty Hill. Emily was admired, beloved and treasured like no other: she exuded unconditional love for...
View Tribute »

Steven Rowell Holman

November 10, 1979 - January 19, 2018

Steven R. Holman, Jr., of Atlanta, GA, passed away Friday January 19 after a short illness. He was born in Boston, MA and moved to Atlanta in 1980, when he was nine months old. He graduated from St. Jude the Apostle School then went on to Woodward Academy and graduated in 1998. He graduated from the University of Georgia, where he received his degree in Speech Communications.His working career...
View Tribute »

Kay Wheless Woodward

January 25, 1955 - January 17, 2018

KAY WHELESS WOODWARD, 62, beloved wife, mother, friend and neighbor, died suddenly at her home in Atlanta on January 17, 2018. The many who loved Kay will always remember her for being attentive to the needs of others and gracious to all. Kay was born January 25, 1955 in Louisburg, North Carolina, to Dr. Thomas O. and Lois Brown Wheless. Lois was a community leader and Thomas was a small town...
View Tribute »

John Frederick Kane

November 23, 1972 - January 14, 2018

John Frederick Kane, age 45, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away on January 14, 2018, surrounded by his family. John was born in a one-room cabin on a cold and snowy night in rural West Virginia. His childhood time spent wrestling bears prepared him for his eventual All-American status as a linebacker at Georgia, where he met the first of his seven wives with whom he lived at sea for ten years....
View Tribute »

Theodore Cole Weimar

April 3, 2002 - January 10, 2018

Our beloved Theo left us too soon at age 15, but accomplished much in his young life, for which family and friends took pride, and expressed hopes for his promising future. Born April 3rd, 2002 in Decatur, Georgia, Theo grew up in the historic Candler Park neighborhood in the City of Atlanta, attending Mary Lin Elementary, Samuel Inman Middle and Henry W. Grady High School. A gifted student of...
View Tribute »

Donald Taylor Holcombe

July 15, 1944 - January 6, 2018

Donald Taylor Holcombe passed from this life surrounded by family and loved ones on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the age of 73. An Atlanta native, he is survived by two older brothers, Robert and Lamar, his three children, Donald Kevin Holcombe, Karen Holcombe Schroeder and Michael Thomas Holcombe, their spouses, 11 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces and 1 nephew and their families. ...
View Tribute »

Harold Jenkins Bowen

June 17, 1930 - January 4, 2018

June 17, 1930 - January 4, 2017 Harold Jenkins Bowen, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; treasured husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully at home on January 4. Born 1930 in Charleston, SC, he was the son of Dr. Harold Jenkins Bowen and Harriet Rhett Maybank Bowen. After service in the U.S. Marine Corps with the 2nd Marine Division, he graduated from...
View Tribute »

Emily Hightower Redwine

June 3, 1947 - January 4, 2018

A true native Atlantan born June 3, 1947 to parents, the late Emily Anderson and George Bedney Hightower. Emily was married to H. Parks Redwine, II of Fayetteville, Georgia July 8, 1972 at All Saints Church, Atlanta. Growing up she attended the E. Rivers School, The Lovett School and The Westminster Schools, all in Atlanta, and then attended Hollins College in Virginia where she earned her BA...
View Tribute »

Candice J. Sturm

June 12, 1948 - January 1, 2018

Candice J. Sturm, 69, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed peacefully from this life on January 1 at Emory University Hospital. She will be remembered as a caring, self-sacrificing wife and mother and was beloved by all she knew.Candy was born June 12, 1948, in Palm Springs, California, to Jean and Dick Churchwell, and grew up the oldest of four in Crossville, Illinois. She was active in 4-H and was a...
View Tribute »

James Allen Eichelberger

December 14, 1932 - December 30, 2017

The Funeral and Memorial Service celebrating the life of Jim Eichelberger will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030. A reception will follow at the home of Ann and Frank Critz.In lieu of flowers, you may consider a donation to one of the following:TargetCancer Foundation is an organization dedicated...
View Tribute »

John C. Portman

December 4, 1924 - December 29, 2017

Sandy Springs resident, John C. Portman, Jr., died December 29, 2017 at the age of 93. Born in Walhalla, SC in 1924, he spent the majority of his life in metro Atlanta, where he became a world-renowned architect and developer. At the age of 15, John Portman convinced high school administrators to allow him to combine his college preparatory studies with the technical study of architecture, and...
View Tribute »

Gloria F. Patino

December 24, 1921 - December 29, 2017

Gloria Flores Unda Patino, 96 died December 29th, surrounded by her family and friends. She leaves her precious family; son's Manuel, Luis, Francisco, Pablo, and Miguel and daughter's Maria and Ximena. She now joins deceased husband, Angel, son Diego and daughter Gabriella. Her extended family includes spouses of sons and daughters, 17 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. ...
View Tribute »

Maurice Nassir Maloof

November 16, 1931 - December 21, 2017

Maurice Maloof, known to friends and family as "Ted" passed away on December 21, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Ted was born in Copperhill, TN, and earned degrees from Notre Dame University and Emory Law School. He was a highly respected attorney in Atlanta and co-founded the law firm Hicks, Maloof, and Campbell. Ted was a renowned photographer whose work was exhibited widely in Atlanta and is...
View Tribute »

Stephen Mark Ecker

August 31, 1960 - December 17, 2017

Stephen Mark Ecker, 57, of Buford, GA, passed away on December 17, 2017. Steve was born in Dayton, OH at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He graduated from Northside High School in Atlanta, GA where he was a varsity football player and member of the School of Performing Arts. Steve went on to attend the University of Tennessee and was a member of the UT Singers. He was an accomplished guitarist...
View Tribute »

Kenneth Rogers Farmer

January 20, 1940 - December 15, 2017

Kenneth Rogers Farmer of Atlanta, GA, passed away unexpectedly on December 15, 2017.Kenneth was born in North Augusta, SC. On January 20, 1940 to Henry Pierce and Marian Farmer.Kenneth served in the Air Force and was a graduate of the University of Georgia. While attending Georgia, he married the love of his life, Birdie Mae Flemister. In 1980 his love of art lead him to start his own company,...
View Tribute »

William Anderson Parker

August 10, 1927 - December 12, 2017

WILLIAM A. "BILL" PARKER JR, FAITHFUL SERVANT OF CHRIST, LOVING FATHER, GRANDFATHER, PROUD GREAT GRANDFATHER AND DEVOTED HUSBAND DIED DECEMBER 12, 2017 AT THE AGE OF 90. A NATIVE ATLANTAN, BILL WAS BORN AUGUST 10, 1927 TO WILLIAM A. PARKER AND EMMY NIXON PARKER. AFTER ATTENDING EPISCOPAL HIGH SCHOOL, HE IMMEDIATELY JOINED THE UNITED STATES NAVY AFTER WHICH HE WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED. BILL ...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Roger Michael Hendry

February 17, 1954 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

Abigail E. Streib

December 7, 2017 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Robert Samuel Ronka

October 23, 1945 - November 28, 2017

Robert (Bob) Ronka, 72, of Atlanta died on Monday, November 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...
View Tribute »

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,...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Richard Wayne Wolfe

November 13, 1951 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

William Henry Kearns

February 5, 1924 - November 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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,...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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.
View Tribute »

William Price HAITHCOAT

September 21, 1944 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Susan Dianne Yearwood Chappell

October 17, 1947 - October 1, 2017

Susan Dianne Yearwood Chappell passed away peacefully Sunday morning October 1, 2017 at age 69, born October 17, 1947. She was a lifelong resident of Atlanta, GA. Preceded in death by her parents John T. (Jack) Yearwood and Sarah Yearwood Gray, and sister Louise Yearwood. Survived by her loving husband of over 36 years, Johnnie Ray Chappell, the sons she was so proud of Johnny Lee Chappell and...
View Tribute »

Horace McSwain Robison

March 27, 1932 - September 28, 2017

Horace "Mac" McSwain Robison September 28,2017. Mac was born in Paris, TN on March 27,1932; the son of George Dan and Nelle Cavitt McSwain Robison. He was a 1954 graduate of Vanderbilt University where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Episilon and Alpha Phi Omega. Post-graduation he served as a LT. and aviator in the U.S. Navy for 4 years. Following his military service, Mac worked in the...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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,...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Charles Hora

October 25, 1947 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Timothy Paul Roach

July 22, 1961 - August 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Mary King Campbell

February 10, 1925 - July 27, 2017

All services will be private.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Qingxiang Lou

September 9, 1950 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

Carol Jackson McClatchey

October 17, 1946 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

David Cyrus Farshy

August 2, 1936 - July 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

Margaret Louise Griffith

July 21, 1927 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel, Atlanta, GA.
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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...
View Tribute »

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.
View Tribute »

1 of 100 Recent Obituaries View More ยป

H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel
1020 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309 map it

View Phone Number
View Website

Tributes.com Partner