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John Burns Hetherington

Obituary Date: Wednesday 17th May 2023
John Burns Hetherington, 63, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, after prolonged illness. He was born on January 18, 1960, in St. Louis, MO. John spent much of his life in Missouri and Memphis, TN. He obtained his master’s degree in information technology at Memphis State University and spent most of his career working in federal government service. Throughout his life, he enjoyed volunteering with the Boy Scouts organization and since retirement in 2017, John and his wife enjoyed traveling and began volunteering and fostering with the Little Paws Dachshund Rescue organization. 
He is preceded in death by both his parents, Lorraine and Jack Hetherington. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla Hetherington; three children, John Brown Hetherington (Lindsey), Sean Hetherington, and Lori Hetherington; and his brother, Rick Hetherington (Lea) and his sister, Maxine Hetherington. 
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with a celebration of life reception following. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial donations to Little Paws Dachshund Rescue, PO Box 232, College Park, MD 20741 ( in memory of John Hetherington. 
To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133. 
Funeral Date
06/03/2023 at 1:00PM
Funeral Home
Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory
4400 S. Lee St, Buford 30518