Deedy King Cousar died on November 24th at the age of 75. Born February 22, 1938, a third generation Atlantan, she was the daughter of Dot Poulos, Rufus King, Jr. and Brother Richardson. She was predeceased by her parents. Deedy attended Washington Seminary and graduated from The Westminster Schools. She also attended the University of Georgia. She was and active Pink Lady at Piedmont Hospital during the hospital’s formative years. She was a member of the Atlanta Junior League, a charter member of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, a member of the Governor’s Council for Mental Health, a former board member of St. Jude’s Recovery House, a member of the Atlanta Historical Society, Georgia Historical Society, Friends of Coastal Georgia History, the Coastal Georgia Historical Society, the Sea Island Gardening Group and the Sea Island Club. Deedy is survived by her husband Burt Cousar and her children and grandchildren Debby Bartenfeld Yeomans and her daughter Kady Yeomans, Joan Bartenfeld Pattillo, her husband, Dan Pattillo and their children Rick and Laura Pattillo and Karen Bartenfeld Smith, her husband, Jeff Smith and their children Frank, Louise and Sarah Smith. A service will be held 2p.m. on Tuesday, the 26th of November at Northwest Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends 12:30 to 1:30 in the Family Life Center at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Piedmont Transplant Institute, 1968 Peachtree Road Atlanta, GA 30309 or to Northwest Presbyterian Church, 5900 Northside Drive Atlanta, GA 30327 or the Judson L. Hawk, Jr. Children’s Clinic at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta 1687 Tullie Circle Atlanta, GA 30329 or to your favorite Atlanta charity.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899