Former State Senator David Doctorian Dies

Former State Senator David Doctorian died Thursday. He was 88. The Macon native served in the Senate from 1977 to 1991. An immigrant from Jerusalem, Doctorian officially became a U.S. citizen in 1963. His career prior to politics included teaching at both South Shelby High School and MACC.

MACON service for 88-year-old David Doctorian will be Wednesday at 10:30 at the First Christian Church. Burial will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 until 7 at the church. Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home has the arrangements.