Howard Avery, Jr.
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Howard Shaeffer Avery Jr., age 79, of Marietta passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022 at his residence.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at GraceLife Church, 1083 Allgood Rd. NE, Marietta, GA 30062. Pastor Randy Brooks officiating. The family will receive friends at GraceLife Church on Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Shae served in the U.S. Air Force and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Tech. He was the Owner and Operator of the Avery Gallery which he opened in May of 1982. Shae loved art, especially Kasimir Etchings. He was a Sierra Club member and was active for many years with Boy Scout Troop 287. Shae enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing, reading, watching Turner Classic Movies and he was an avid gardener.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 50 years, Gwenda Avery. Shae is survived by his wife, Juilet Holness Avery; sons, Brian Avery (Naomi) and Brandon Avery (Kristina); stepson, Chavez; grandchildren, Djaramassa Kone, Benjamin Avery and Adam Avery; siblings, Mary Robinson, Byrd Lochtie and Giles Avery; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Sierra Club at www.sierraclub.org.
Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, Georgia is honored to serve the family. Sosebeefuneralhome.com 770-479-2131