Ms. Emmitt Lee "Emma Lee" Heard Marks, 67, was born Aug. 30, 1945, in Newton County to Emmitt Eugene (Ellen Vason) Heard Sr. She departed this life on June 12.
Mrs. Jean Conner Davenport, age 83, a lifelong resident of Newton County passed away Friday, June 14, 2013 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born June 13, 1930 in Covington, Georgia to the late Glen and Lottie Reynolds Conner. Mrs. Davenport started her career at an early age moving to Atlanta and living with her Aunt and Uncle for five years while she worked at Sears and then she returned home to Newton ...
Mr. Roy Benson Lane Sr., 64, of Porterdale, passed away June 6. Daddy Roy, as he was affectionately known, loved spending time with his family.
Funeral service for Mrs. Emma Lizzie Freeman was held Saturday June 8, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church 2051 Henderson Mill Rd. Covington, Ga. Rev. Tyrone D. Lane, Pastor; Rev. H. H. Dyer, Eulogist, assisted by others. Interment Lawnwood Memorial Garden. She leaves to cherish her memories, her sons, Mr. & Mrs. James (Shelia) Freeman, Mr. Garry Freeman, Mr. Norris Freeman, Mr. Ronnie Freeman, a devoted son-in-law, Mr. Charlie Epps, several ...
Mr. Robert Eugene Alt Jr. of Covington died Sunday, June 2. He was born in 1962 in St. Louis, Mo.
Mr. Tommy Joe Hardy of Jackson died June 2 at Atlanta Medical South. He was born in 1949 in Porterdale to Perry L. and Florine Woods Hardy. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Tony Stewart. He was a dirt track champion at Senoia and he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Ethel Fisher of Oxford, died June 3, at Social Circle Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on April 30, 1926 in Glenwood, to Albert and Clifford Harville.
Elizabeth Hollingsworth Ellis, 98, born June 23, 1914 in Newton County, Georgia passed away at her home on June 3, 2013. She lived in the Salem Community with her parents John Milton and Toccoa Corrine Ramsey Hollingsworth until her marriage to Charles Jones Ellis and then resided in Oxford, Georgia. An extraordinary lady, she worked on the Square in Covingtonfrom age sixteen until in her early eighties. She was a member of Allen Memorial UMC ...
Tessie Oleta Smith, age 78, devoted wife and mother, passed away June 1, 2013 after a long struggle with Alzheimers Disease at her home in Jackson, Georgia. Born on May 28, 1935 in Apple Farm, West Virginia to the late John Frank and Maude Elizabeth Campbell. Tessie was a loving wife to Major Dennis Ray Smith who predeceased her on June 19, 2011, having been married for 54 years at the time of his passing.
Mrs. Doris T. Williams, 86, of Oxford, passed away May 30. Mrs. Williams was an active member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church and enjoyed working with the youth at her church and both the local Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.
Patricia "Patty" Louise Johnson Umphrey, 86, of Covington, died May 30. A native of El Paso, Texas, Mrs. Umphrey lived most of her life in the greater Atlanta area. A homemaker, she was a lifelong Southern Baptist with membership, recently, at Zion Baptist Church in Covington and, formerly, at Rainbow Park Baptist in Decatur and White Oak Hills Baptist in Atlanta and Stone Mountain. Mrs. Umphrey was preceded in death by her parents the Rev. ...
Lois Elaine Fortner Holloway, 58, of Monticello, died May 27, at Pine Pointe Hospice in Macon.
John William "Billy" Mote, 57, most recently of Monroe, formerly of Covington, died May 25. He was a native and longtime resident of Newton County.
Mr. Joseph Pervines McCord III, 74, of Covington, passed away April 6. He loved his family and grandchildren, dearly, and enjoyed going on family vacations. He also loved his Harley and enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Pervines McCord II and Pansye Wilson McCord; stepdaughter Cindy Lynn Bunn; stepson Daniel George Wishner; sister Barbara Gibbs.
Mr. David Henry Coberth, 68, of Covington, died April 4, at Newton Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 14, 1944 in Fall River, Mass., to George Horace and Elizabeth Himelspagh Coberth, both of whom preceded him in death.
Ms. Ann Elizabeth Irick Spencer of Snellville, died peacefully in her sleep April 5, at The Mews of Social Circle retirement home. She was born on Dec. 23, 1924 on Toler Creek, Ky., to Albert Sidney and Loutisha Keathley Irick.
Mrs. Rebecca A. Reagin, 66, of Monticello, passed away April 4. She enjoyed crafts, photography, painting and going to yard sales.
Mrs. Jean Miller, 83, of Covington, passed away April 3. She was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed watching them play. Mrs. Miller loved spending time with her granddaughter and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Miller; father Walter Bell; mother Cordie (Smith) Bell; step-father Rhodie Bailey; sisters Emma Hawse, Erma Broughman, Beulah Martin; and brothers Averille Bell, Alvie Bell, Roy Bell and Berlin Bell.
Mr. Hobert T. L. Davenport, 90, of Covington, passed away April 3. Mr. Davenport was born in Blue Ridge, the son of John and Lula (Ray) Davenport, and moved to Covington with his family in 1927. He drove a gas truck while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. One of the highlights of his military career was meeting General George Patton. Before going into service, Mr. Davenport met and married Margie Louise ...
Alex Cooper, age 21, of Covington passed away March 29, 2013. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 10, 1991 and grew up in Covington. Alex was a 2010 graduate of Alcovy High School and currently attended Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. He served his country in the United States Army and was currently employed with Publix in Conyers. Alex was preceded in death by his grandparents James and Frances Minor and Robert and Janet Cooper.
Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Gadilhe, 88, of Covington passed away March 28. Mr. Gadilhe was born in Ensley, Ala., to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gadilhe.
Mr. Jimmy K. Thomas of Covington died March 26 at Newton Medical Center.
Homegoing Celebration For Mother Nellie Belle Weaver Campbel Sunrise Sunset March 10, 1918 March 25, 2013 Saturday March 30, 2013 12:30 P.M. Early Hope Ministries Church 1129 Rocky Plains Road Covington, Georgia Rev. Kenneth Williams, Pastor, Eulogist Assisted By Others On March 10, 1918, a beautiful baby girl was born to the late, Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Lerlene Weaver.Nellie was the 10th child and oldest girl born of eleven children. At an ...
Mr. Jack Eugene Smith, 58, of Shady Dale, died Monday, March 25, at his residence after an extended illness.
Mr. Clayton Barnette, 73, of Conyers, passed away March 24, after a brief illness. He enjoyed fishing, yard work, gardening, his cats, dining out and the movies.
Lloyd Milas "Bo" Lyda, 26, of Oxford, passed away March 22. He was a 2005 graduate of Newton County High School and attended Georgia Perimeter College after he graduated. He enjoyed fishing, singing and performing in plays. His favorite music was country. He loved animals, especially cats.
Mrs. Betty McKinley Bagwell, 83, of Social Circle, passed away March 21. She moved to Social Circle in 1965 from Decatur. She worked as a cashier for Food Giant Grocery Store and retired after 19 years of service.
Mr. Joe Hoyt Brewer, age 64, of Mansfield passed away March 22, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to James Hoyt and Mae Pitts Brewer on September 3, 1948. Mr. Brewer enjoyed working with his hands and could build anything. He loved spending time with his family and working in his garden.