John Michael Sandlin
May 31, 2012 | 500 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
John Michael Sandlin, 59, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2012, in Atlanta, Ga., at the home of his sister Connie. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Bevill Hall, Bevill State Community College, Jasper Campus. Visitation will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday prior to the memorial service.

Sandlin began his career in journalism at the Daily Mountain Eagle. His early days at the paper were spent as a photographer, news reporter and columnist. Later, he became the managing editor and won many personal awards for writing and reporting. During his tenure at the Eagle as managing editor, the Daily Mountain Eagle won the General Excellence Award.

Crowell Brothers Funeral Home,

Norcross, Ga.; 770-448-5757