Join a Candlelight Vigil to honor
almost 4,000 fellow Georgians
who died from COVID.

Come say their names & send a message
to government leaders–
they are Loved Ones, Not Numbers

Sunday, August 2, at 8 pm
Georgia State Capitol
206 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334

#LovedOnesNotNumbers
Bring a Mask and Candle
Social Distancing Required

GA Coalition 2 Save Lives Presents

Loved Ones, Not Numbers!

Gone Too Soon...

4/20/1963 - 4/3/2020

Cheryl Lynette Catron

Clayton County Resident

Our mom was clover of life and people. She truly was the life of the party! Her family and friends meant everything to her. She was always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed her.
11/4/1956 - 4/14/2020

Mary Ann Kelly-Smith

Henry County Resident

She loved traveling to visit family and cooking. She constantly professed that "Everything's Gonna Be Alright"! She will be missed as a Beloved Daughter, Sister, Mother, Wife, Grandmother, Great-grandmother, Aunt & Friend.
1/25/1954 - 4/10/2020

Mary L Jones

DeKalb County Resident

OUR MOM WAS A BEAUTIFUL MOTHER WITH A KIND HEART. HER PRESENTS WILL BE MISSED. Her Department will go on but she will be missed. Some Individuals can never be replaced! She was a woman of great faith, endless smiles, and happiness. Her passing is just unbelievable, she had such a beautiful spirit & she loved her family, she didn't meet any strangers!! SHE WAS FULL OF LIFE! SHE HAD PLANS ON LIVING HER BEST LIFE, WHEN SHE RETIRED NEXT YEAR.
4/15/1957 - 3/30/2020

Nancy Finney

Fulton County Resident

I would like the world to know that she was a strong loving woman and she not only loved her family but everyone she met. She was very much loved and is missed by all.
2/12/1927 - 4/24/2020

Pleasant William Wesley

Johnson County Resident

Our Pleasant William Wesley was the father of 11 kids (same Mother) & the husband of only 1 wife (Hazel Wesley) for 71 years. He was an entrepreneur owning several businesses in spite of only having attending the 1st grade of school. Pleasant was an active committee member which includes but not limited to; USDA Farm Services Agency, member of FSA (Farm Services Agency Minority Advisor), REA "Agriculture- environmental & Consumer Protection, Future Farmers of America, Original member of NAACP of Wrightsville, Ga, an elite member of Johnson County Road Commission of which he retired twice. He was recently awarded Conservationist (Soil & Water) of the Year for Central Georgia.
The membership that stands out most is his membership in the Heavenly Kingdom. Pleasant joined the church & gave his life to Christ at the age of 12 and anyone that came in contact with him believed the same. We the family must now take joy in knowing that Daddy not only knew the Lord but he served and loved him. We are who we are because of who, Dad was in Chris. We do not mourn without hope for we have no doubt, Daddy is at peace & he is resting with the Master!!
7/6/1944 - 4/17/2020

Jimmy R George

Carroll County Resident

Jimmy was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. We had been married for 53 years. he was a hard worker and retired from Southwire in Carrollton, GA after 39 years of services.

He was in a nursing and rehab facility for therapy for other health problems. He was improving and was looking forward to coming home when he tested positive for Covid-19. He was at Tanner Health Systems in Carrollton for a week before he passed away. His family was not able to be with him and that has made dealing with his death harder for us.

6/29/1950 - 5/8/2020

Carolyn Russell

Cobb County Resident

My mother Carolyn Russell was a sweetheart she would give you her last, and wouldn't complain about it. She was my mother my best friend, she loves to shop at Kroger, food depot, and family dollar. But she will also tell you when you're wrong and where to get on and off and the next day she will love you. I miss my mother.
3/25/1954 - 4/19/2020

Lucy Hobbs

Randolph County Resident

Lucy always had a smile for anyone who visited her in the nursing home in Cuthbert. Her room was full of cardinals and all things purple. She loved her family dearly especially her nephews who called her Nu-Nu. She also loved the Lord. She will be greatly missed.
4/26/1954 - 5/1/2020

Ruth C. Arrington

DeKalb County Resident

Mommy was a gift. And on Mother’s Day 2018, our mother gave us the best gift ever: she packed up the only life she had known in Maryland (for over 40 years) and finally moved to Atlanta to be with her girls. A supportive, loving, and caring thread in the fabric of our life, our mother has always been present to create memories, celebrate accomplishments, and spend holidays with her girls and grandgirls. Not to mention, she was one of the best home cooks ever and was looking forward to starting her own catering company. We thought we had more time and it’s heartbreaking to know that she is no longer here with us physically, but her girls will find purpose in this pain and her spirit will continue to live in and through us! Now, that’s our present to her.
2/20/1942 - 4/14/2020

John W. Leopold

Henry County Resident

Our Father John was a True Man of God and a Faithful Servant. He was a loving and devoted husband to our mother for over 47 years. He also was an amazing father to his 6 children and fun PaPa to all his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. He really enjoyed life and was always very outgoing! He loved playing cards, listening to music singing, traveling, and watching basketball and the Lakers were his favorite team! Our Dad's love was unconditional and this is something we will cherish from his character – and take with us forever. His kindness and generosity will be remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. We love you forever! Rest well and we will meet again!
12/28/1954 - 4/21/2020

Glenn Leon Gilbert

Cobb County Resident

Glenn's heart belonged to his daughter, Selena. He was was my big brother and protector. Glenn loved his sisters and his niece, Loren very much. He was a quiet guy, a thinker, and educated and had a good heart for his family and friends from childhood to adulthood. Glenn was the third of four children from Ella and Odilia Barrett Gilbert (USAF Retired).
10/15/1971 - 3/28/2020

Femi Nilaja

Dougherty County Resident

10/20/1945 - 5/23/2020

Selwyn Weatherill

DeKalb County Resident

He Was A Renowned Cristian Giving His Life To Christ & A Family Man. He Was An Influence On Everyone He Came In Contact With Leaving Behind His Family In St.Crois V.I. And Atlanta, Ga He Will Be Greatly Missed.
9/23/1936 - 4/21/2020

Joeann Snead

Fulton County Resident

My mom was a kind and beautiful person inside and out. She loved life with her family and friends. She loved meeting new people. She was hearing impaired and was always excited to teach people sign language so that they could communicate with her and others like her. She was so excited to welcome into the world her 1st great-granddaughter and was planning to teach her how to sign as well. She loved her family, friends, church and community. She is and always will be loved by all that she touched.
4/14/1944 - 4/7/2020

George E. McKibben

Clayton County Resident

Mommy was a gift. And on Mother’s Day 2018, our mother gave us the best gift ever: she packed up the only life she had known in Maryland (for over 40 years) and finally moved to Atlanta to be with her girls. A supportive, loving, and caring thread in the fabric of our life, our mother has always been present to create memories, celebrate accomplishments, and spend holidays with her girls and grandgirls. Not to mention, she was one of the best home cooks ever and was looking forward to starting her own catering company. We thought we had more time and it’s heartbreaking to know that she is no longer here with us physically, but her girls will find purpose in this pain and her spirit will continue to live in and through us! Now, that’s our present to her.
12/5/1929 - 5/2/2020

Edgar Vandeuran Lewis

Fulton County Resident

Edgar V. Lewis was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was the first African-American to fly as pilot in command in the B-52 aircraft. He had a stellar military career, was an avid golfer and loved lecturing to young people about considering aviation as a career. He enjoyed 90 years on this earth. We love you Dad!

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