Decatur Obituaries

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  • Tuesday Apr 14 | via 

    In Loving Memory of Peggy Joyce Sosebee Stone, 77

    Mrs. Peggy Joyce Sosebee Stone, born on September 23, 1937 to Solomon David and Mildred Maggie Berrong Sosebee, died peacefully on Monday, April 13, 2015, at the age of 77. Peggy lived in Atlanta all her life, graduated from West Fulton High School in 1955 and attended Georgia State. Married at 20, she settled in Decatur where she raised her boys.


  • Friday Apr 10 | via Cross Roads News 

    Memorial fund set for teen accidentally shot by his ...

    Family and friends of Southwest DeKalb High School ninth-grader Pierre Tilson, who was accidentally shot to death by his mother, are helping to raise funds to bury him. Witnesses say Pierre, a member of the school's Marching Panthers band, was shot in the head on April 4 when his mother, Latoya Tilson, fired into a crowd outside her Godby Road apartment in College Park to break up a fight.


  • Wednesday Apr 8 | via Cross Roads News 

    Witnesses say Latoya Tilson accidentally shot and ki...

    Witnesses say Latoya Tilson accidentally shot and killed her son Pierre Tilson while trying to break up a fight outside her College Park apartment. Friends and relatives of Pierre Tilson, a 15-year-old Southwest DeKalb High School student and band member who was accidentally shot to death by his mother on April 4, have set up a memorial fund to pay for his funeral and medical expenses.