Karen Hill Ridge, age 51 of Canton, died Saturday, April 27, 2013 at her residence. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 11:00 am, Friday, May 3, 2013 at Bascomb United Methodist Church, Woodstock, GA. She was born in Arlington, Virginia to Roy and Reba Lacks on November 30, 1961. She was married to Granville Wayne Ridge of Canton; daughters, Sheree Cook of Marietta and Amy Ridge of Marietta. ... Continue Reading.
Archives for April 2013
John Marcus Green, Age 61 of Marietta, Georgia passed away on April 26th, 2013. John was born in Marietta, Georgia to his Mother, Edna Green and his late Father, Clarence Green on April 29th, 1951. He loved fishing, hunting and his kids with a passion. When he was younger he spent most of his time in the woods with his brother and his friends. He graduated from McEachern High School in 1969. In his early twenties he went blind from diabetes, but he did not let that stop him. Despite his ... Continue Reading.
Atlanta native Susan Holton was born October 6, 1948, and passed away April 7, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She is survived by her mother, Doris S. Holton; her brother and sister-in-law Hayes and Linda Holton; her beloved nieces, Lauren Holton, and Elizabeth Holton Holland and her husband Josh. Her father, H. H. Holton, preceded her in death. Susan also leaves behind a cast of friends, far too many to mention, who loved her dearly. She was a devoted daughter, ... Continue Reading.
Howard E. Alley, 88, of Roswell, Georgia, passed peacefully at his home on April 3. Following service as an aerial gunner in the U.S. Naval Air Force 1943-1946, Mr. Alley received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from UGA in 1951. His passion for flight led to a long and distinguished career in aerospace engineering at both Goodyear Aircraft and Lockheed Martin. After retirement in 1989, Mr. Alley pursued his lifelong interest in creative writing and over the ensuing decade published a ... Continue Reading.
Donna Lynn Brown, age 64 of Hiram, died April 1, 2013 at Powder Springs Nursing and Rehab Center. Donna was born on March 6, 1949 in Dyersburg, Tennessee to the late U.L. Hummer and Josie Evelyn Hummer. She was also proceeded in death by her sister, Mary Evelyn Hummer and granddaughter, Kelly Beth Harper. She is survived by her husband, Julian Brown of Hiram, two daughters, Evelyn (Derek) Waters of Hiram and April Harper of Douglasville; son, David (Regina) Harperof Hokesbluff, AL; ... Continue Reading.
Deirdre Vanna Covel 64, of Dallas, died Monday, April 1st at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell. She is survived by her Husband, Daniel Covel; Sons, Mark Leiter and his Wife, Elizabeth and Matthew Leiter and his Wife, Heather; Brother, Steven Anderson; Sisters Diane Steir, Cory Jo Waller and Krissy Edwards and Grandchildren, Andrew, Lianna, Stanley, Matthew II and Elissa. Mrs. Covel is best known as being an accepting and non-judgemental person. She was a great Mother, a loving Wife and the best ... Continue Reading.