Thursday, May 23, 2013
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25, at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors.
Agnes Diane Hughes, 69, of Alpharetta, died Thursday, May 23, according to her Northside Chapel Funeral Directors obituary. Hughes is survived by her husband of over 25 years, Charles E. Hughes, of Alpharetta; sons, Tim Taylor, of Marietta, and David Taylor, of Cumming; daughter, Missy Mize, of Gainesville; sisters, Martha Cronan, of Alpharetta, and Marlene Lindsey, of Woodstock. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25 at 2 p.m. at at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors. Interment will follow at Roswell's Green Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening, May 24 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 20 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Roswell United Methodist Church.
Saturday, May 18
J. Paul Copeland, 79, of Alpharetta, died May 17, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital in Atlanta, according to his obituary on Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory. Born in Arab, AL to Paul Haden and Jimmie Bodine Copeland, Copeland was an educator for 30 years with the DeKalb County School System. He received his graduate degree from Auburn University, his master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and his specialist degree from the University of Georgia. He served as a teacher, principal, and retired as assistant superintendent of human resources. He later founded Copeland and Associates Insurance. Copeland served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Roswell United Methodist Church. Along with his parents he was preceded in death…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Dixon's family will receive friends at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors on Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, May 16
Milton High School graduate Justin David Dixon, 31, of Canton, died May 13. Born in Miami to David Lee and Pierrette Gingras Dixon, he was also a graduate of the Atlanta Culinary Art Institute. A U.S. Army veteran, he served two tours in Iraq. Along with his parents, he is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Michelle and Matthew Haney and their children, Conner and Brennen, asa well as his grandmother, Willa Davenport. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church. Dixon's family will receive friends at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors on Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations in his memory the Wounded Warriors Project www.…
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Wood was a manager at Lakeside Pharmacy in Cumming.
Sondra Renee Wood, 36, of Alpharetta, passed away Friday, May 03, 2013 at Northside Hospital-Forsyth with her family by her side. She was 1994 graduate of Franklin County High School. She was a former employee of Norris Drugs, in Lavonia, GA, and was a manager at Lakeside Pharmacy in Cumming. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Wood of Alpharetta; parents, Barney Chitwood of Cannon, GA and Susan McBride of Lavonia, GA; grandparents, Hubert and Lorene Perkins of Lavonia, GA. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, May 5, at 5 p.m. at the McDonald and Son Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 p.m. until service time. In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Jesse’s House, www.jesseshouse.org, P.O. …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Visitation Tuesday, Celebration of Life Wednesday at Alpharetta First United Methodist Church.
Myrl Hansard (Feb. 7, 1918-April 26, 2013) Former Alpharetta City Council member, opened Alpharetta City Library, worked at Milton High School library. Wayne Gary Mote (Jan. 26, 1941 - April 25, 2013) Wayne Gary Mote, 72, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on April 25, 2013. Born in Sargent, GA he is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Zema Mote. A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899
Friday, April 26, 2013
Elizabeth "Libby" Johnson, Carolyn Henry and Thomas Sanders.
Friday, April 26
Elizabeth D. “Libby” Johnson, 70, of Cumming Visitation 6-9 p.m. tonight, Saturday from 11-1 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. at McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory. Funeral services 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel. Carolyn Henry Memorial service Sunday, April 28, 4 p.m. at Southcare Cremation & Funeral Society, Alpharetta. Thomas Jefferson Sanders Sr. Dec. 31, 1923 - April 23, 2013 A celebration of Tom’s life will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28,in the Chapel at Perimeter Church.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Roswell's Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory is handling funeral arrangements for Marty Blake.
Monday, April 8
Marty Blake, 86, of Milton, died on April 7, according to his Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory obituary. Blake, the former director of scouting for the NBA, was a pioneer in the world of sports, spending over 60 years in professional basketball. He was born March 22, 1927, in Paterson, New Jersey, the son of two Russian Jewish immigrants, Elias and Ethel Blake. Blake grew up in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. After a stretch in the Army and graduation from Wilkes College, he entered the sports world. See also: Blake worked for the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and the then-New York Giants in baseball; the Detroit Lions in football and operated the Wilkes-Barre Bullets of the American Football League when it was considered the …
Roswell resident James McHenry attended Haynes Bridge Middle School.
Over the weekend, the families of North Fulton students learned the sad news that a local middle school student had been killed over spring break. Former Haynes Bridge Middle School and Hillside Elementary student James McHenry was vacationing with his family on Hutchinson Island last week when he was hit by a car Wednesday, April 3, according to a notice sent out by Hillside Principal Maisha Otway over the weekend. "Jamie, as he was called by his friends and family, attended Haynes Bridge Middle School," wrote Otway. "He was a former Hillside student and sibling to our dear [fifth] grade student Emily McHenry." A Channel 5 news report from the area suggests McHenry, 13, had been crossing the road with a friend around 7:25 p.m. when he was…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Local resident Alvin McDougald, 58, died suddenly in his sleep on Sunday, March 10.
Ask pretty much anyone who knew him and they might tell you local resident and Alpharetta United Methodist Church member Alvin McDougald was an inspiration, a mentor, an encourager or a friend. But no matter how they describe the man beloved by so many local residents, they will most definitely tell you he will be missed. McDougald, 58, who died suddenly in his sleep on Sunday, March 10, was laid to rest Friday, March 15. A staple on the Roswell Youth Baseball Association (RYBA) umpire circuit, McDougald had been involved in local youth sports – including baseball and basketball – for 16 years. As the son of educators, he carried on that tradition of guiding youth by sharing his knowledge of sports with young people. "Alvin has always …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Services for Christopher G. Walker and Florine P. Cagle.
Funeral services arranged by Northside Funeral Chapel & Crematory Christopher Gregory Walker, 19, of Milton Florine Parker Cagle, 81, of Canton Make donations in her memory to the Boiling Springs Cemetery Fund, 1200 Birmingham Rd., Milton, GA 30004 You can post your loved one's announcements and services on Alpharetta-Milton Patch at no cost. Select "Death Notices" as the category.