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Diane ECHOLS Obituary
ECHOLS, Diane Diane Brantley Echols passed away after an extended illness on Friday, November 18, 2016. Born to Margaret Bagwell Brantley and William Bradwell Brantley in Waycross, Georgia, she grew up in Atlanta and attended E. Rivers Elementary and Washington Seminary. A graduate of the University of Georgia, she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. Diane taught grade school in the Atlanta Public Schools (Ralph McGill Elementary) for over 25 years. She was passionate about the children she taught and her mission to prepare them for life's challenges. Known for her infectious sense of humor, she lived a life full of giving, hard work and dedication to family and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Ramon Echols in 1966. Her younger sister Judy Brantley Weston passed away last year. She is survived by her devoted children; Lisa Hoff (Charles), Clare Snider (Adam), Brantley Echols (Kathy Highberger) and Ramon Echols; four grandchildren; Margaret Brantley and Adam Henry Snider and Charles Edward and Calum Brantley Hoff, all of the Atlanta area. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 22nd at 11 o'clock at Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you offer a donation in Diane's name to . The family will receive friends Monday afternoon, November 21st from 2 until 4 o'clock at H.M. Patterson & Son, Spring Hill Chapel, 1020 Spring Street. NW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 20, 2016
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