Featured Obituaries

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Margaret Olson Smith, 89, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away January 9, 2022.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Kevin David Cowan, 62, died December 17, 2021 at Northside Hospital Atlanta with his loving wife, Cheri, son, Cappy, daughter, Sarah, and sister-in-law, Michele, by his side.

Monday, January 10, 2022

Michael J. Schaaf, 75, a longtime resident of Dunwoody died Saturday, December 25, 2021.  A native of Atlanta, he was born October 29, 1946.  He was the son of John P. and Ruby H. Schaaf.  He was a graduate of Georgia State University.  Mr. Schaaf was with Liberty Mutual Insurance and its af…

Monday, December 27, 2021

William Anthony Baker, 64, of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away on December 12th, 2021.

Monday, December 13, 2021

John Hensel, a recent resident of Canton, GA, passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 82 on Monday, December 6th, 2021. John was originally from the state of New York, born in the Bronx and grew up in a small town called Eldred where he graduated from high school. John served his c…

Gary Curtis Halverson, 73, of Milton, Georgia, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Emory Hospice, Atlanta, Georgia.

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Luanne Arterburn Cruse passed away on October 11, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Luanne was born at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, April 13, 1952, the daughter of Corvin G. Arterburn, Jr and Greta Godfrey Arterburn. A private celebration of life was held by family on Saturday October 16…

Bill Ayton, a member of the greatest generation, passed away peacefully

BOWER, JOHN ROBERT -- The remains of John Robert Bower, 97, of Dunwoody, GA - a WWII veteran - were laid to rest in Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA on Nov. 23, 2021. Interred alongside was his wife, Ida Frances Moore Bower. John was born Sept. 15, 1923 in Rome, GA, the son of William…

Dolores Austin (Baggett) passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 18, 2021, in Roswell, Georgia. Dolores and her husband Charles, moved to Georgia in 1978 and made their home in Dunwoody. Mrs. Austin will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Charles of Dunwoody, her son Brian (Donna) o…

Michael “Benson” Ross died Thanksgiving night after a long battle with mental illness. He was 25 years old. Benson was a 2015 graduate of Dunwoody High School where he ran Cross Country and played trumpet in the band. He had previously attended Huntley Hills Elementary School and Peachtree C…

Monday, December 06, 2021

Sadly, we share the sudden passing of Martin Anthony Cole, affectionately known as “Marty” on Saturday, the 20th of November 2021 of natural causes.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Vera Galop passed away at home with family by her side holding her hand. Born in Dunmore, PA, she was a long time resident of Duluth. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matthew and Edna (Howell) Chuff, as well as her seven brothers and sisters: Mary Shaw, Evelyn Simpson, Joseph Chuff,…

Patricia Kendall, 81, passed away peacefully, in her sleep, on the evening of Oct. 18, 2021, at her home in Matthews, N.C. “Pat” is survived by her brother Richard Moser and wife, Sharon, of St. Simons Island, Ga.; son Scott Kendall and wife, Karen, of Marietta, Ga.; son Michael Kendall and …

Monday, November 08, 2021

Ralph Linton Dangar, Sr., age 99, of Alpharetta, Georgia departed peacefully on November 1, 2021. Born on February 13, 1922, Ralph was one of four sons of Homer Henry “HH” and Estelle Lee “Stella” Reese Dangar. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Lawrence Dangar, and Carl Danga…

Reverend Mr. Raymond F. Egan, 86, of Dunwoody died on Saturday, the 6th of November 2021.  Affectionately known to many as “Deacon Ray” he was a native of Hartford, Connecticut.  Early in his life before settling in Dunwoody, he was a proud Policeman and Fireman in Windsor Locks Ct.  He was …

Monday, November 01, 2021

Ralph Joseph Godfrey, age 94, formerly of Dunwoody, passed away on October 12, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Ursula Godfrey of Charlotte. He is also survived by a daughter Eileen Leoncavallo and husband Nick of Columbia, S.C., son Richard a…

Monday, October 25, 2021

Renate Stender Kinahan, 82, of Dunwoody, GA was the creator, the heart and soul, of Atlanta’s first internationally-renowned European-style coffee houses, Cafe Intermezzo.

Lt. Colonel Brian C. Kieffer (“Kief”), USAF, Retired, Air Force Academy Class of 1989, Black Jack, passed away September 27, 2021 at the age of 55.

Sadly, we share the passing of Elizabeth Arnold Anderson, affectionately known as “Libby” on Saturday, the 16th of October 2021 after several years of trying to survive lymphoma cancer and treatments, NEVER GIVING UP!  Her beloved husband, Andy who passed away in 2000, preceded her in death.…

Monday, October 18, 2021

Charles Wilson Ruark Jr. of Dunwoody, a true gentleman and beloved husband and father, passed away on October 6, 2021.

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Carroll Emmett Byers, 93, of Alpharetta. He passed peacefully at home on Friday, October 15, 2021 after a well fought battle with Dementia and Covid related complications. Carroll was born in Alpharetta, Ga., on February 21, 1…

Barbara Ann Pennington Bailey passed away on August 7, 2021. She always had a blue bird in her heart and will be remembered for her kindness and joyful smile. She was born January 16, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas and was the daughter of Rosa Lee Winterhalter Pennington Schultz and Harry Pennin…

Judy, 74, died peacefully at her Georgia home on October 10th after a courageous battle with cancer. Judy was born November 13, 1946, to Leo H. Honebrink and Dorothy M. Huellemeier in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Reverend Dr. William W. Horlock, Sr. of Atlanta passed away on October 2, 2021. Rev. Horlock was born in Picayune, Mississippi on October 14, 1930. He spent his childhood with his maternal grandparents in Neshoba County, Mississippi. He attended Forestdale School from the first through the t…

With a heavy heart, we announce the passing of our friend Danny Williams this past September. Long time Dunwoody resident, Danny was born October, 22, 1968 in Hollywood, Florida. His family moved to Dunwoody in 1976 and he graduated from Dunwoody High School in 1986. Danny was also a member …

Thursday, October 07, 2021

John Robert Coleman passed away peacefully at home on September 30, 2021, after a 7-year struggle with Parkinson’s. John was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 22, 1933, the son of the late Margaret Virginia and Warren Thomas Coleman of Atlanta. He graduated from Sewanee Military Academy an…

Funeral services for Carlton Eugene Renfroe will be October 1, 2021 at H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel. Services will be at 11:00 AM in the Chapel; burial at Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, GA.

Ronald James Hindson was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 10, 1948; the son of Edward and Helen Hindson. He died on July 5, 2021, survived by a brother Edward (Donna), wife Karen, daughters Robin (Chris) and Michele, stepsons David (Lynley) and Logan (Kristina), precious granddaughters Murph…

Monday, September 20, 2021

Noah Byrd, a true "Renaissance man", joined his Father in Heaven on Sep 9, 2021. He was born to Mamie Ruth Carver Byrd and Berry H. Byrd in 1938, Wray, Georgia in his grandmother Abbie's farmhouse. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 42 years, Lynne Barfield Patrick Byrd, a d…

Monday, September 13, 2021

Ann Darby Hood Price Kimbel passed away in California on September 3, 2021, at the age of 83. Ann was a 36-year resident of Dunwoody and parishioner of All Saints Church prior to her move to California in 2019.

Paul Linane Hearn, 64, of Dunwoody, passed away on September 2nd, 2021 in Boca Grande, Florida surrounded by family following a courageous battle with cancer. Paul was born on February 14th, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late James and Mary Anne Hearn. During his youth, he lived in Wycoff…

Friday, September 10, 2021
Wednesday, September 01, 2021

On the 21st of August, 2021, Ronald Bracy Burke went to play golf in Heaven.

On Sunday August 22, Kay Happoldt Smith was called home after battling ovarian cancer for more than 3 years. She is preceded by her parents, Albert and Mary Happoldt, her brother Albert Happoldt Jr. and her sister Marylou Happoldt Jackson. Kay was born in Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA in …

Joseph “Joe” John Kane passed away Wednesday August 18, 2021 in Atlanta, GA at the age of 84. He was born November 20, 1936 in Washington, D.C. to William and Mae Agnes Kane. Joe graduated from Georgetown in 1958 and joined the Army as an Artillery Officer 1959-1961. Following his military s…

Monday, August 30, 2021

Janet Gorton Fulton Johnson left this world July 25th after 90 years of a full and rich life. She was a child of the Depression and spent her formidable years during and in the aftermath of World War II. A passion for painting followed for her entire life. That passion manifested itself in h…

H. David Buttorff, age 90 of Sandy Springs passed on to his heavenly home on August 22, 2021. He was born in Louisville, KY on April 28, 1931 to the late Dr. Gordon Stephen and Sara Ruddell Buttorff, the youngest of five children. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Martha Wagn…

Monday, August 23, 2021

William Robinson, 92, peacefully passed away at his home in Dunwoody, Georgia on September 28, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. William, better known as Bill to his friends and colleagues, grew up in Elm Grove, Louisiana. Bill grew up helping his parents and siblings on the farm which u…

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Ronald Henderson, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend to many, died on August 6,2021 in his home in Alpharetta, Georgia. His family announced his passing.

Monday, August 09, 2021

Joyce Azilee (Waller) Chrisman, Dunwoody, GA, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2021. Joyce attended both Grady and Briarcliff High School before attending the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education. She also received a Master's Degree in Education at Georgi…

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Marsha Hubbard, 64, a lifelong resident of Cumming went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 30, 2021. Marsha was a good-hearted person with a contagious smile and laugh. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Elizabeth James.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Herschel Allen, Jr. passed away peacefully on April 11, 2020. He was born in Monticello GA, November 30, 1932, to Herschel and Josie Allen and was the devoted husband of Betsy Pritchett Allen of Atlanta. He was a loving, gentle truth-teller with an infectious smile.

Eleanor Marie Beattie (85) passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 10th after a long, brave battle with metastatic breast cancer.

Monday, July 12, 2021

Sergeant Clinton Martin Sr., Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Sergeant Clinton Martin Sr, age 42, died Saturday morning, July 3, 2021 at Northside Cherokee Hospital.

Monday, July 05, 2021

Alva Jean Pratt, 87, former resident of the Coventry in Southern Pines, passed away Monday, June 21, 2021, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Mary Helen Adams was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend who left us on June 19, 2021 at age 89.

Monday, June 21, 2021

Housh Rahimzadeh of Johns Creek, Georgia passed away peacefully on June 12, 2021.