Jeanne Louise Wrede, age 58, of Lilburn, Georgia passed away Monday, December 12, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Charles Wrede, Jr. of Lilburn, GA; son, Greg Atkins of Jefferson, GA; parents, Herman and Lenore Brinkman of Dunwoody, GA; brothers, Richard Brinkman of York, PA; Robert Brinkman of Raleigh, NC; David Brinkman of Cumming, GA; William Brinkman of Dublin OH; Michael Brinkman of Raleigh, NC; and sister, Toni DiSabato of Columbus, OH. In addition to her loving family, Jeanne will be missed and remembered by her friends and associates with AT&T. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel with a reception following the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation, in memory of Jeanne, to the American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Suite 260, Duluth, GA 30097.

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  1. Love and prayers with the family. You were a shining star for us all — just a rehearsal for your role in heaven now. You will be so missed.

  2. I am glad we had a chance to meet. Jeanne was a beautiful ray of sunshine for our Java Jewel support group. We will all miss her.

  3. Jeanne – you were an awesome lady with an abundance of positive energy! Blessed to have known you. We will all truly miss you.

  4. Oh how I will miss Jeanne! She was very loving, kind, considerate, caring, non judgmental, supportive, fun, giving, gentle and full of life. She loved her beautiful yard and I’ll miss not seeing her blowing leaves and taking time out to catch-up. Charles and Greg, I am so sorry for your loss. She was very special to me.

  5. Charles, Greg and the family that is left behind grieving -be kind to yourselves and others close to you. Take your time moving forward. Grief is a whole world of its own. You will need to pass through it but please don’t stay. We are all here for you as you pass through this very difficult time.

  6. Jeanne will be missed by everyone who knew her. I loved her laugh and welcoming, cheerful spirit. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. I worked with and for Jeanne for several years at AT&T. She taught us all so much and we will miss her contagious smile and kind spirit. Charles and Greg – she spoke of you both with such unconditional love. I pray that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.

  8. What a gift from God Jeanne was to everyone who was blessed to know her, especially my brother Charles. Prayers and much love to Charles, Greg and all of Jeanne’s family.

  9. Jeanne, I will miss you deeply. Sweetest, most considerate, thoughtful and kind persons to a fault, I have ever known!
    An honor always to call Jeanne my little sister.

  10. There are no words for how much I’ll miss you Jeanne. My sister, my best friend and my heart. Love you forever.

  11. May your many wonderful memories be a source of comfort as you remember Jeanne this Thursday….RIP dear cousin.

  12. I have known Jeanne for over 20 years. She had a wonderful life – a son that she is so proud of, a husband that has loved her from day one, an incredible, supportive family and wonderful friends. Her laugh was contagious! Her smile brightened a room. I have no words to take away the pain, but know that the heart remembers most what it has loved best. May all the wonderful memories of her provide a warmth that makes you smile. Her love lives on. I miss you Jeanne…

  13. Jeanne, you were a light to all those around you. That beautiful smile and laugh was so contagious. I am honorerd to have known such a wonderful person. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.

  14. Toni and all the Brinkman and Wrede families, my heart breaks for you. We are thinking of you and praying for you all at this most difficult time. May eternal light shine upon Jeanne and may she rest in peace. Amen.

  15. It’s been years since you transitioned And you’re still in the thoughts of many. I personally remember how kind and thoughtful you were when my Mom had hip surgery. I was honored to have worked with you. You always shared your knowledge, worked with integrity and gave your all. Miss you dear… until we meet again… 🌺

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