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Posted: August 16, 2012 10:20 p.m.

Adell Digby

Mr. Adell Digby, 91, passed away Aug. 16. Mr. Digby was briefly employed by Bibb Manufacturing Company, before opening Digby Trim Shop which he owned and operated for 28 years. He ran the Porterdale Recreation Department for a number of years, and served as custodian for County Line Baptist Church for 17 years. While at County Line Baptist he taught the fourth grade Sunday school class.

He enjoyed deer hunting, and often composed and wrote lyrics, music, poems and short stories. He played several musical instruments and sang Christian and country music.
He was a loving father for 72 years, and loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren dearly. Mr. Digby was preceded in death, Sarah Alice (McGiboney) Digby; and his parents, Robert Lee and Berda Mae (Walton) Digby.

Survivors include children and spouses, Sidney Lamar and Julie Digby of Macon, Michael J. (Mickey) and Dee Dee H. Digby of Jackson, Gary Lee and Sue Digby of Covington, Jacqueline (Jackie) L. Digby and Paul Jones of Covington; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Digby will be held Sunday, Aug. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, in Covington, with his nephew, Tony McGiboney officiating, and interment following in Porterdale Baptist Cemetery.

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