Mr. Virgil Southern

  • Born: March 13, 1927
  • Died: June 15, 2017
  • Location: Hiram, Georgia

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Virgil Southern

Virgil Edgar Southern of Hiawassee Georgia, died on June 15, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Edith Southern and 5 Children.  His children are James Southern and his wife Cindy, Linda Ratzlaff, Johnny Southern, Ann Southern Smith & Ricky Southern.  Virgil has 10 grandchildren, a multitude of Great Grandchildren and even a few Great Great Grandchildren.  He is also survived by one brother, Larry Southern and his wife Peggy and one sister, Ann Rose and her husband Jack. There are many nieces and nephews, too many to name.  His legacy goes a long way. Virgil served in the Army for 2 years and worked for the City of Atlanta for more than 20 years until he retired.  He also held many other occupations during the years. He built his dream home on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee Ga. and this was always his haven, where his family enjoyed many hours.  He was always the happiest when he was at his home on the mountain.


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry for your loss, I am sure he will be missed by all who ever attended the Southern reunions. He was a great,kind and gentle person who we had great respect for and held his friendship in great regard.

Posted by Joyce Jackson - Dalton, GA - Family   July 04, 2017

Southern Family - Words can not express my condolences in the loss of your father. Find comfort in your family and friends. Rest in Peace Edgar.

Posted by Kristine Spicer - South Padre Island, TX - Family Friend   June 18, 2017

Our families grew up together. Can't help but feel some of your sadness. We love you and are praying for peace and comfort.

Posted by Susan Holden-Rose - Canton, GA - Family Friend   June 18, 2017

So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with the family.

Posted by Genita and Roy Seay    June 17, 2017

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I remember him well.Mr. Southern was our neighbor,until I married,but remained close with my parents.Iwas always at his house for one thing or another.He was a big man in my eyes,I don't know if it was because I was a little girl,or he was just big..I loved him and his family..So sorry for your loss..

Posted by Brenda Stuart-Harden - Palmetto, GA - Family Friend   June 17, 2017

I remember growing up around him and Edith they were like a second family to me and mine. He will be truly missed. Go rest high on the mountain Mr.Southern

Posted by Heather Brown - Palmetto, GA - Family Friend   June 17, 2017

I'm so sorry for your loss, you will be in our prayers. He was like a second pawpaw to us, he will be missed....

Posted by Amanda Harden - Palmetto, GA - Family Friend   June 17, 2017

What a blessing silt was when we would meet in town at Hardee's or elsewhere. We actually bought a Jeep from him once. Good man.

Posted by Miranda &Eric Haigler King - Hiawassee, GA - Friend   June 16, 2017


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