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Enita Divani

Apr 16, 1957 - Dec 05, 2023

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Marietta, GA

Enita Green Divani, age 66, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. Enita was born in Atlanta.

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Shawn Jason Glover

Nov 17, 1993 - Feb 18, 2024

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Marietta, GA

Shawn Glover, age 30, of Marietta, passed away on February 18, 2024. Mr. Glover was born in Dublin Georgia on November 17, 1993. He worked for many years in the construction industry. He loved to hunt and fish and spend time with his beloved furry companion, “Milly”. Shawn loved his family and friends and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Linda Martin, and maternal grandfather, Jim Whittle. Survivors include his father, Shawn Jason Glover, Sr. (Paula); mother, Brandi B. Ferlaino (Victor); son, Luca M. Glover; brother, Victor James “VJ” Farlaino; sister, Casie Pearce (Jon); step-brother, Brett Larson; step-sister, Taylor Larson; paternal grandfather, William Glover; maternal grandmother, Stephanie B. Pope; step-grandparents, Victor and Valorie Ferlaino; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. Services will be held for Mr. Glover on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Dublin Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until the service hour on Saturday at the funeral home. His cousins will serve as pallbearers. The family would love to keep Shawn’s favorite color prominently on display throughout the service and visitation with flowers and attire in the color, white. To to the family or in memory of Shawn Jason Glover, please

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Dr. John G. Sparti

Jun 24, 1944 - Feb 16, 2024

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Marietta, GA

We regret to announce the sudden passing of Dr. John G. Sparti of Dallas GA. Dr. Sparti passed away Friday night Feb 16, 2024, at Kennestone Hospital. He died peacefully with his family beside him.Dr. Sparti was born to Pauline G. Sparti and Dr. Frank J. Sparti on June 24, 1944 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Dr. Sparti spent most of his youth in Miami, Florida. He attended Miami Dade Community College and Florida Atlantic University, graduating in 1967. He earned his doctorate degree through the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City, MO in 1972. He moved to Georgia in 1974 and began a 50 year distinguished career as a physician. He worked at the former Medical Arts Hospital, the former Paulding Memorial Hospital and was eventually on staff at Wellstar Paulding Hospital. In the beginning of his career he delivered over 300 babies, worked multiple emergency rooms, while building his own practice, Dallas Family Practice Center, which he opened in 1975. He served in all positions of the GA Osteopathic Medical Association, and was a member of several other boards and committees. He serviced as medical examiner for Paulding co. for approximately 10 years. During that time he helped facilitate the injuries from the Southern Airways plane crash in New Hope, GA. As recently as a year ago he met with residents affected by the plane crash and recalled the horrific events with emotion.Through Dallas Family Practice Center, Dr. Sparti has been serving generations of families in Paulding County and surrounding areas for 50 years. He cared deeply for all of his patients regardless of their social status or ability to pay, and they were as loyal to him. Dallas Family Practice Center employed long time employees who became an extension of his family and remained dedicated to him to his very last day in practice.For 40 years, he has enjoyed a longtime professional relationship with local pharmacists. His interests outside the office included spending time with friends at Tri City Pawn shop, coin collecting, and involvement with other numismatics.John's father, Dr. Frank Sparti, helped open the first 10 bed hospital in Dallas, Georgia and worked with him for a short time as did his brother, Dr. Michael Sparti, who have both preceded him in death. Dr. Sparti has 4 remaining siblings, whom he was close with, Frank J. Sparti, PA , is a successful artist in Cartersville, GA., Francis Sparti, Retired Nurse Practioner, Cartersville, Georgia, Dr. Paula Sparti, Retired Miami, FL and Dr. Patricia Sparti, Maestra at Gardner Webb University, North Carolina.Dr. Sparti leaves behind 3 loving children from previous marriage to Mai Batson Sparti. Frank T. Sparti, (Jennifer), Paolo Sparti and Derrick Sparti. Along with his grandchildren Scarlett, John, and Violet Sparti. He also leaves behind loving family members, Betty, Victoria, and many others. Preceded in death in addition to his father and brother, is step-mother, Lillian Bowman Sparti and beloved step-sons, Dillon and Devin Swanson.Dr. Sparti spent the last 21 years with the love of his life, Rona Swanson, at their lake home in Hiram, Georgia. They worked closely together to expand his practice and involvement in the community. He was a wonderful step-father to her 3 children. They successfully merged the 2 families into one and spent many years building new memories. He leaves behind, step-daughter, Shelby Swanson-Windsor (Russell), whom he loved and raised as his own. Shelby was devoted to John in every way possible and will miss him terribly as we all will.Arrangements for Dr. John Sparti are made through Clark Funeral Home, Hiram, GA. Visitation is Friday, February 23, 2024 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and also on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 2:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. with services immediately following in the Chapel at 3:00 P.M. A graveside service will follow at Peaceful Meadows Cemetery in Dallas, GA on Saturday, February 23, 2024 at 4:30 PM. Clark Funeral Home and Chapel is honored to care for the Sparti family.

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Jimmy Dale Miller

Oct 14, 1948 - Feb 19, 2024

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Marietta, GA

Jimmy Dale Miller passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024. He was born on October 14, 1948, son of the late Charles Miller and Augusta Brisendine in Fort Payne, Alabama. Jimmy served his country during the Vietnam War, in the United States Navy from 1967 until 1971. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Jimmy was an outdoorsman, that loved to hunt and fish. He also loved NASCAR. In addition to his parents, Jimmy is preceded in death by wife, Rebecca Shipp Miller; and a sister, Phyllis George. He is survived by a daughter, Amanda (Chuck) Kendrick Miller; two sons, Travis Miller, and Jason (Tiffany) Miller; a sister, Peggy Little; ten grandchildren, Becca (Tyler) Feagan, Madeline (Blake) Brown, Jesse Miller, William Miller, Dalton Kendrick, Shelby Kendrick, Tristan Miller, Haris Miller, Myles Miller, and Daisey Miller; and three great-grandchildren, Mackinley Feagan, Maverick Feagan, and Ryker Brown. The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home on Monday, February 26, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Funeral Service for Jimmy will be held at Clark Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 2:00 PM with Pastor Mike Powers officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Park Cemetery in Marietta, Georgia. Serving as pallbearers will be: Chuck Kendrick, Tyler Feagan, Blake Brown, Jesse Miller, William Miller, Tristan Miller, Haris Miller and Brad Gallimore. Clark Funeral Home is honored to care for the Miller Family during this difficult time.

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Daniel Lee Devetski

Oct 29, 1961 - Feb 18, 2024

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Marietta, GA

The staff of Nashville Funeral and Cremation is honored to serve the Devetski family however saddened to note the passing of Daniel Lee Devetski, age 62, of Marietta, GA, on February 18, 2024.

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Valerie Elaine Boring

May 21, 1956 - Feb 15, 2024

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Marietta, GA

Valerie Elaine Boring, age 67, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital on Thursday, February 15th, with her son and daughter by her side. Valerie was born and raised in Maryville, Tennessee, and is a 1974 graduate of Friendsville High School. She lived in Bristol, Tennessee, for a short time before moving to Georgia in 1987. She has lived in Mableton, Douglasville, Rome, Acworth, and Marietta, Georgia. Her first job was at Levi Sewing Factory before she began working in retail, which she enjoyed until she retired in 2010. Employers included Giant Food Market, Rite Aid, Eckerd, Claire's, Bonworth, and managing Home Impressions and multiple Hallmark stores. Valerie was an avid jigsaw puzzle enthusiast and loved to read.She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Florence Raines, of Maryville, Tennessee, as well as sister Francis Moss, and brothers Fred Raines, Clyde Raines, and Delmar Raines. Valerie is survived by her son, Patrick (Katlin) Boring of Dallas, Georgia, and daughter, Sarah (Matthew) Boring, of Marietta, Georgia. She is also survived by brothers Delbert Raines of Maryville, Tennessee, and Walt (Lisa) Raines of Jefferson City, Tennessee, as well as sisters Joyce Freeman, Gloria (Alvin) Peak, LaVerne Canant, and Brenda (Eddie) Moss, all of Maryville, Tennessee, as well as many nieces and nephews.Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday, February 22, 2024 at Smith West Chapel. Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM with Pastor Delbert Raines and Rev. Bob Nuchols officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 23, 2024 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Kidney Fund or the Red Cross. Smith Funeral and Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.

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Karen Dimmitt

Nov 05, 1938 - Feb 22, 2024

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Marietta, GA

Karen Dimmitt, age 85, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024. She was born on November 5, 1938 to the late Joseph "Joe" Lester Zeigler and Opal Pruella Mische Zeigler. She graduated from high school and during her working career she was an office administrator/receptionist for the State of Kansas. She is survived by her loving son, Tad A. Dimmitt of Marietta, several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Joe and Opal Zeigler, she is also preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Gorden Dimmitt and brother, Joe Dimmitt. In her spare time, Karen enjoyed watching television such great shows as Ghost Stories, True Crime, History Channel, Science Fiction, Sci Fyi, and the news. An avid card player, she enjoyed solitary along with other games when able. A private service to honor her life will be arranged for a later date.

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Edward Bleichner

Mar 05, 1951 - Feb 26, 2024

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Marietta, GA

Edward Bleichner, age 72, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024. He was born in 1951 to Charles W. Bleichner and Marguerite "Ricky" Bleichner. He graduated from Georgia Tech with a degree in Electrical Engineering, enjoying a career as a Field Application Engineer for many years. In his spare time, he enjoyed teaching mathematics at Chattahoochee Tech, amateur radio, classic science fiction. Ed is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, J. Carl Bleichner M.D. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorcas Bleichner, two sons, Michael and Mark Bleichner, brother Paul Bleichner, and grandchildren, Lucas and Hazel Bleichner. A celebration of his life will be held March 3rd, Sunday, 2:00 pm at HM Patterson and Son Canton Hill Chapel Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly ask that you consider a donation in Ed's name to Northside Hospital Foundation by visiting https://give.northside.com/

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Nancy Jean Alfieri

Jul 16, 1946 - Feb 10, 2024

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Marietta, GA

"Nancy Jean Alfieri was a great gift of kindness and gentility to everyone she came in contact with for the 30 years she lived in Georgia and the 47 years in New York before that. Nancy passed away in the loving presence of her family on February 10, 2024, due to pancreatic cancer. The sadness left after her premature passing was only made tolerable when her Grandchildren, Francesca and Roman, said that God needed her special energy for a while to help others. Nancy was born in 1946 in Queens, New York to Flora and Vittorio Medaglia and had 3 siblings (Filoberto, Victor, and Josephine). For the entirety of her time in Marietta, she worked as a preschool teacher at Due West Methodist Preschool where she was known by many children as Mrs. Apple Berry. She was honored as the first recipient of the Karen Coffeen Character Award, regaling her strong moral values. Nancy was an open-minded and open-hearted source of warmth and positivity who added a pinch of love to everything she did. Her chicken soup was legendary to her kids and grandkids and her eggplant parmesan changed the lives of many grown-ups. In true Nancy fashion, she refused to allow people to worry about her and persevered through her illness with humility and grace. She was fiercely independent and lived her life to brighten others. She is survived by her 3 sons and their families Rick and Jessie (Frankie and Roman), Michael and Jennifer (Noah and Lola), and Christopher. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mayes Ward Funeral Home with Chaplain Brett Ellington officiating. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM before the 2:00 Memorial Service."

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Pat Little Medlin

Apr 22, 1941 - Feb 19, 2024

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Marietta, GA

"Pat Little Medlin, 82, of Marietta, Georgia, passed away on February 19, 2024. She was born on April 22, 1941, in Hokes Bluff, Alabama, to the late William \u0026quot;Bill\u0026quot; Little and Hazel Turner Little. She was beloved by her sisters, Cherry Gale Little McConnell and the late Sherry Dale Little Guilfoil. Pat is survived by her loving husband, Phillip Louis Medlin, and their children, Phillip Shea Medlin (Tracy Davis Medlin) and Shana Medlin Hubbell (Greg Hubbell). Pat was also a proud grandmother to William Lyman (Carolyne Rogers Lyman), Rachel Lyman Deshe (Tal Deshe), Olivia Medlin, Addison Medlin, step grandmother to William Hubbell and Jacob Hubbell (Mary Eloise Hubbell), and great-grandmother to Rollie Lyman, Stella Lyman, and Eli Hubbell. She also is survived by many devoted nieces and nephews, including Kelly, Marc, Micah, Kirsten, Heather, Lisa, Alana, Joe, Brett, Bob, Ellen, and Anna Catherine. Pat was known for her helpful and kind nature. She had a talent for entertaining others with her wit and hospitality, and her party-hosting abilities were unm