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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies at 93

Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy Dies at 93

The chain which Cathy founded in 1967 has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar empire which spans 39 states and Washington, D.C.
Metro Atlanta Remembers

Metro Atlanta Remembers "Captain" Herb Emory

The Atlanta morning drive just won't be same following the weekend passing beloved longtime Atlanta traffic reporter.
Robert J. Wright, 76: One of the Original 'Buckhead Boys'

Robert J. Wright, 76: One of the Original 'Buckhead Boys'

Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at H.M. Patterson & Son Oglethorpe Hill Chapel, with a funeral service on Tuesday.
Buckhead Law Firm Mourns the Loss of Arthur B.L. Martin

Buckhead Law Firm Mourns the Loss of Arthur B.L. Martin

Martin had a significant role in the growth of Metro Atlanta, including negotiating and drafting documents for a tunnel under the Atlanta Financial Center in Buckhead, used by MARTA trains a
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Arthur "A.B." Martin, 87: Atlanta Attorney, Civic Leader

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-8 p.m., with a funeral service on Thursday at 2 p.m.
Clarence L. Rowland II, 72: Stockbroker, Trust Officer Traveled to Alaska, Antarctica, Africa

Clarence L. Rowland II, 72: Stockbroker, Trust Officer Traveled to Alaska, Antarctica, Africa

A memorial service will be held in the Wilson Chapel at Peachtree Presbyterian Church on Thursday, Jan. 23.
Richard L. Bennett, 77: Family Came First, But He Loved a Good Game of Golf

Richard L. Bennett, 77: Family Came First, But He Loved a Good Game of Golf

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. at The Northside Methodist Church in Buckhead.
Beverly J. Pritchard, 84: Former Teacher, Den Mother, Sunday School Teacher

Beverly J. Pritchard, 84: Former Teacher, Den Mother, Sunday School Teacher

donations may be made to the Beverly Johnson Pritchard Lecture Fund or the J. Clyde Johnson Scholarship Fund, both at Salem College, or The Shepherd Center Foundation.
Mark A. Rowland, 68: Investment Counselor, Eagle Scout

Mark A. Rowland, 68: Investment Counselor, Eagle Scout

Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at H.M. Patterson Spring Hill, with a memorial service on Tuesday afternoon.

Your Condolences for Ryan Hidinger, a Young, Talented Atlanta Chef

Ryan Hidinger lost his battle against cancer on January 9th, and leaves behind a community of food lovers inspired by all his great work
Howard Chatham, 92: Pioneer Residential Homebuilder, Developer

Howard Chatham, 92: Pioneer Residential Homebuilder, Developer

Chatham built thousands of homes and a few churches in his long career.
Reece Goff Turrentine, 84: Atlanta Minister as Happy in a Canoe as the Pulpit

Reece Goff Turrentine, 84: Atlanta Minister as Happy in a Canoe as the Pulpit

A memorial service for the former minister at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church will be held on Jan. 8, 2014.
Martin Jennings III, 68: Rug Shop, Barrier Island Collection Store Owner

Martin Jennings III, 68: Rug Shop, Barrier Island Collection Store Owner

A memorial service for the Buckhead businessman will be Tuesday, Dec. 24.
Roz Thomas, 68: Former Press Secretary for Then-Mayor Sam Massell

Roz Thomas, 68: Former Press Secretary for Then-Mayor Sam Massell

The Rev. Rosemary Taylor was a waitress, cab driver, civil rights activist and a real estate agent before becoming an Episcopal priest.
Warren P. Sewell Jr., 84: Former Family Apparel Company CEO

Warren P. Sewell Jr., 84: Former Family Apparel Company CEO

The family asks that donations be sent to Northside United Methodist Church, where services will be held Friday at 10 a.m.
Marjorie Little Doe, 83: Atlanta Native Dies in South Carolina

Marjorie Little Doe, 83: Atlanta Native Dies in South Carolina

Services for the former Buckhead resident will be Dec. 28 in North Carolina.
Marcellus H. Dodd, 86: Founding Member of Cherokee Town & Country Club Had Legendary Backhand

Marcellus H. Dodd, 86: Founding Member of Cherokee Town & Country Club Had Legendary Backhand

Services for Mr. Dodd, who was a third generation native Atlantan and active member of the Buckhead Study Group, will be Thursday at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church.
Elizabeth 'Betty' Loehle, 90: Co-founder of Buckhead's Artists Associates gallery

Elizabeth 'Betty' Loehle, 90: Co-founder of Buckhead's Artists Associates gallery

Longtime artist's husband of 64 years preceded her in death.
Dr. Mitchell Campbell King Jr., 96: Injured on Normandy Beach on D-Day

Dr. Mitchell Campbell King Jr., 96: Injured on Normandy Beach on D-Day

Services for the Atlanta native who worked as a lawyer, a guest lecturer on Egyptology and historical researcher will be Dec. 13 at the Cathedral of St. Philip.