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Gerald George Naddra

September 18, 1938 — August 26, 2023

Gerald Naddra of Johns Creek, Georgia fell asleep peacefully in the Lord on August 26, 2023, at his home surrounded by his family who will continue to honor his legacy by living their lives to the fullest.

Gerald, fondly known as Jerry, was born to Nadra & Rose Naddra, on September 18, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Hoke Smith High School from 1954 to 1957 and went on to attend Georgia Tech where he graduated in 1961. He met his bride, Janice Jackson, on a blind date which turned into 59 blessed years of marriage. Jerry was very active in his faith at St. Elias Orthodox Church and served as President of the Board. Aside from his love for college sports and Naples, Florida, Jerry always looked forward to his annual golf trips with his Georgia Tech football friends. Jerry was most passionate about his faith, family and friends.

Jerry is survived by his wife Janice and his three children. Lori Troline (Don), Jill Nieman (Tim) and Mike Naddra (Susan). He was also a proud Giddo to six grandchildren: Madison Troline, Jack Troline, Jordan Nieman, Connor Naddra, Ben Nieman and Nate Naddra.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church in Jerry's name.

Jerry's family will host visitation from 6:30pm-8:30pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at St Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at St Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church, 2045 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2023

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Thursday, August 31, 2023

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