Places

  • Decatur is also known as: DeKalb County / Decatur city.

Facts

  • Decatur has been featured in films like: Zombieland (2009), and Halloween II (2009).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Quincy Carter (american football player), Michael Stipe (singer and record producer), Jan Hooks (comedian and actor), Clint Sammons (baseball player), Keri Hilson (singer-songwriter and artist), Cedric Hunter (baseball player), and Ryan Shaw (singer and musician).

History

Decatur is a city in, and county seat of, DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. With a population of 19,335 in the 2010 census, the city is sometimes assumed to be larger since multiple zip codes in unincorporated DeKalb County bear the Decatur name. An intown suburb of Atlanta and part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area, Decatur's public transportation is served by three MARTA rail stations. Decatur's official motto is "A city of homes, schools and places of worship. " Prior to 2000, this motto was "A city of homes, schools, and churches. " In 1822 Decatur was founded at the intersection of two Native American trails: the Sandtown which led east from the Chattahoochee River at Utoy Creek, and the Shallowford which follows today's Clairmont Road and eventually crossed near Roswell. The town was named for naval hero Stephen Decatur, and its early roads were named logically but soon after were renamed in a curious manner: In the 1830s, the Western and Atlantic Railroad wanted to make Decatur the southernmost stop on its line. The citizens of Decatur did not want the noise, pollution and growth that would come with such a major terminal, so they rejected the proposal. In response, the...

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Decatur Obituaries

It was revealed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on January 17th, 2016 that Laura Duncan Hansen died in Longboat Key, Florida.  Hansen was 83 years old and was born in Decatur, GA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Laura Duncan's life.

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on January 17th, 2016 that Laura Duncan Hansen perished in Longboat Key, Florida.  Hansen was 83 years old and was born in Decatur, GA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Laura Duncan's life.

It was noted on October 29th, 2015 that George Pilafas passed away in Decatur, Georgia.  Pilafas was 92 years old and was born in No Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George's life.

It was revealed on December 19th, 2014 that Lithonia Donald Ray Williams passed on in Decatur, Georgia.  Williams was 53 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lithonia Donald Ray's life.

It was revealed on December 2nd, 2014 that Mable Renfro perished in Decatur, Georgia.  Renfro was 103 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mable's life.

It was written on November 5th, 2014 that Jessie Jr Hinton passed on in Decatur, Georgia.  Hinton was 77 years old and was born in BeeBee, AR.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jessie Jr's life.

It was revealed on October 3rd, 2014 that Joseph James Stanton died in Decatur, Georgia.  Stanton was 48 years old and was born in Flint, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joseph James's life.

It was written by Tampa Tribune on May 25th, 2014 that John R Wiggins died in Tampa, Florida.  Wiggins was 71 years old and was born in Decatur, GA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John R's life.

It was noted on April 9th, 2014 that Vincent Nathaniel III Alexander passed away in Decatur, Georgia.  Alexander was 30 years old and was born in Peoria, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Vincent Nathaniel III's life.

It was disclosed by San Diego Union-Tribune on December 22nd, 2013 that Virginia Louise Flo (Pace) perished in Lakeside, California.  Ms. Flo was 86 years old and was born in Decatur, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Virginia Louise's life.

All Funeral Homes in Decatur

Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory Incorporated

Bill Head Funeral Home began in 1990 with the purchase of the Duluth Chapel. The Lilburn/Tucker Chapel was completed and opened in 1992. Both locations are modern facilities and are fully handicapped accessible. Ample parking is available at both...

Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory Incorporated

Bill Head Funeral Home began in 1990 with the purchase of the Duluth Chapel. The Lilburn/Tucker Chapel was completed and opened in 1992. Both locations are modern facilities and are fully handicapped accessible. Ample parking is available at both...

Crowell Brothers Funeral Home

Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel Funeral Home, located in Norcross/Peachtree Corners, Georgia is a family owned and operated business which prides itself on caring, individualized service. The staff at Crowell Brothers realizes that the loss of...

Haisten Funerals and Cremations

At Haisten Funerals and Cremations, we have a long-standing tradition of serving middle-Georgia families that dates back to 1916. We offer excellence and the finest in professional service. Our caring staff welcomes you to a warm and friendly...

Parrott Funeral Home

The staff members of Parrott Funeral Home & Crematory are proud to be family owned and locally operated. In a time of need, it’s natural to trust in friends and neighbors for help and support. At Parrott Funeral Home, our funeral...

Tim Stewart Funeral Home

Since 1979, families have trusted Tim Stewart Funeral Home to serve and care for their loved ones. We promise to provide excellence in service and compassion during this difficult time of loss. Our experienced and dedicated staff can guide you in...

Wages and Sons Funeral Home & Crematory

Family owned and operated by the Wages family, Wages & Sons Funeral Homes and Crematories has served the metro Atlanta, Georgia, area for over 40 years. Jeffrey and his brother Bill are an active part of the community and are committed to...

Willie A Watkins Funeral Home

Established in 1982 in Atlanta’s Historic West End community, the Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home offers five locations to serve the entire Atlanta metro area.

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AS Turner & Sons
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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City of Decatur Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Dawn Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
Donald Trimble Mortuary Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Edwards and Sons Mortuary Inc.
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Gregory B Levett & Sons Funeral Home & Crematory (South Dekalb Chapel)
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
Gupton-Jones College-Funeral
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Kelly & Leak Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Lee's Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
Lincoln Funeral Home & Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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National Funeral Directors
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Pierce Royal Bond Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Resthaven Garden of Memory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185
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Washington Memorial
5423 21st Ave Ne
Decatur, WA 98185

Decatur Funeral Home News

Weekend best bets: Nov. 5-7
Presented by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre through Nov. 21 at the Roswell ... Stage: After returning home from the funeral of an acquaintance, an evening of confessions turns into a nightmare for a married couple in Albatross. The latest Actors ...
http://blogs.ajc.com/best-of-big-a/2010/11/04/weekend-best-bets-nov-5-7/

Weekend best bets: Oct. 29-31
Stage: After returning home from the funeral of an acquaintance ... running through Oct. 30. At 538 Ga. 212 S. in Covington. Stage: In Pearl Cleages The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of their First One Hundred ...
http://blogs.ajc.com/best-of-big-a/2010/10/28/weekend-best-bets-oct-29-31/

Julie Anne Tennessee Brailey
Funeral services will be held for Julie Ann Tennessee Brailey ... She was born in New Orleans to Bernard Tennessee and Georgia Murry. Survivors include her son, Ronald Brailey Jr; her daughter, Sydney J. Brailey; her ex-husband, Ronald Brailey Sr.;
http://www.iberianet.com/articles/2010/11/07/people/obituaries/doc4cc3b3634fe1e913400794.txt

Joan E. Carter Repetto, 79
DECATUR, Ga. Mrs. Joan E. Carter Repetto ... She was an avid collector of Hummel figurines, loved to shop and also loved to sew. ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 at 11 a.m. at Scot Ward's Harry White Chapel with Pastor ...
http://www.salemnews.com/obituaries/x1364884376/Joan-E-Repetto-79

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A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, sanctifying, or remembering the life of a person who has died. Funerary customs comprise the complex of beliefs and ...
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Decatur Funeral Homes and funeral services in Georgia
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