Local obituary notices in Atlanta, GA
11 hrs ago | via Examiner.com
A 6-year-old girl who died Saturday morning accidentally shot herself in the head with a gun she found on a sofa and police have charged her father in the shooting. The girl has been identified as Ja'Mecca Smith, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via CBS Local
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Tuesday Nov 24 | via MyFoxAtlanta
A wife dies within hours of her husband. A crime victim experiences chest pain and difficulty breathing. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 24 | via On Common Ground News
Nov. 8 was a special day for the Tau Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., which serves the Stone Mountain and Lithonia communities. The sorority inducted 23 new members during a luncheon, which was held at the Holiday Inn Atlanta Airport North. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via Los Angeles Times
Hank Williams, an African American tech entrepreneur who campaigned for greater diversity in the industry, died Sunday after a brief illness. He was 50. His death at a Newark, N.J., hospital was caused by complications of myocarditis, according to a statement from Platform, a nonprofit he started in 2013 to increase minority and female involvement in tech businesses. Comment?
Thursday Nov 12 | via PR.com
Walkers and runners at the Nov. 7 Starry Night Atlanta 8.5K raised more than $120,000 to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. More than 600 supporters gathered for the evening 8.5K at Centennial Olympic Park to honor local children with brain tumors, our Stars: Andrea, Anna, Ascher, Ashley, Axton, Bryson, Calla, Caroline, Christopher, Courtney, Cristian, Dana, Dominic, Emily, Frederick, Gina, Inonege, Jacob , Juan, Katie P., Katie S., Lauren, Lillyauhna, Lincoln, Nicholas, Phillip, Quentin, Sarah G., Sarah M., Shaye, Skylar and Taylor. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via NewsOn6 Tulsa
Six years ago, the Obama administration set the ambitious goal of ending veteran homelessness in 2015 and ending the backlog in disability claims. Though it has made much progress, the Department of Veterans Affairs is likely to miss its target on two ambitious goals: ending veteran homelessness in 2015 and ending the backlog in disability claims. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via MainStreetNews.com
Michael Anne Lee, 72, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2015. A memorial celebration of her life will be held Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 10:30 a.m., at North Decatur Presbyterian Church, 611 Medlock Road, Decatur, GA 30033. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via MainStreetNews.com
Eva Faulkner Wilson, 89, formerly of Commerce, died Thursday, November 5, 2015, at Dogwood Forest of Fayetteville. Mrs. Wilson was born in Sylvester, Ga. Comment?
Monday Nov 9 | via Patch.com
Laura Hailey Bowen , an Atlanta native, passed away November 6, 2015. Her husband of 58 years, Charles Edgar Bowen; her daughter, Cary Bowen Thorpe; her parents, Dr. & Mrs. William Howard Hailey ; her sister, Jane Hailey Boyd; her brother, William Howard Hailey, Jr and her niece, Helen Hailey Boyd, preceded her in death. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via On Common Ground News
Corporate executives Shan Cooper and Jack Sawyer have been announced as the honorary co-chairs of the 32nd Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor's Masked Ball. The formal affair, UNCF's signature fundraising gala, will be held on Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m., at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Griffin Daily News
On a plane once headed out west to Phoenix, I sat beside a very nice man who was flying to a job interview. Comment?
Thursday Nov 5 | via Patch.com
He was a member of the Alpharetta Masonic Lodge #235 where he was a Past Worshipful Master. He was also a member of the Alpharetta chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star #311 where he was a Past Worthy Patron. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 4 | via Patch.com
Bettie Willerson Driver died November 2, 2015. Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October 2010, she triumphed over this normally deadly form of cancer but ultimately succumbed to two subsequent forms of cancer. Comment?
Oct 30, 2015 | via Cross Roads News
Family, friends and co-workers of Decatur barber Shaneku McCurty will celebrate her life at a homegoing service on Oct. 31 at Covenant Church in Decatur. McCurty, 25, was shot to death on Oct. 22 during an attempted carjacking at the Chevron Food Mart on Redan Road in Stone Mountain. Comment?
Oct 28, 2015 | via Griffin Daily News
Mr. Philip Randolph Dyer, 78, of Molena, was born March 22, 1937, in Atlanta and departed from this life to be with our Lord on Oct. 26, 2015. Comment?
Oct 24, 2015 | via SFGate
In this April 11, 2012, file photo, Georgia Aquarium's resident pregnant beluga whale Maris swims in the aquarium's tank in Atlanta. Aquarium chief veterinary officer Dr. Gregory Bossart said the female whale Maris died suddenly Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. Comment?
Oct 19, 2015 | via MyFoxAtlanta
Hundreds of men and women completed the final leg of a three day walk Sunday at Turner Field in the fight against breast cancer. The Susan G. Komen Atlanta 3-Day began Friday at Stone Mountain with about 800 participants walking 20 miles each day. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via GwdToday.com
Mrs. Mary Williams Turner, 94, widow of Dr. William P. Turner died Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at the Hospice House in Greenwood SC. She was born in Clay County, Alabama on September 4, 1921 to the late Mr. Wendell A. and Alice Steed Williams. Comment?
Oct 8, 2015 | via On Common Ground News
Worshippers Interceding for Excellence Church, 266 Robin Street, Decatur, is hosting the 11th Annual Called to be a D.I.V.A. Women's Empowerment Conference. The conference will be held Oct. 16-18. Comment?
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