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. 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.
Mr. Joseph Hall Jefferson, 77, of Covington died yesterday, March 16. He was born June 21, 1935 and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold William and Annis Lee (Twyman) Jefferson; and his beloved brother Robert Moseley Jefferson.
Mr. Marlin D. Engelhardt, 80, of Covington passed away March 13 at Riverside Healthcare Center in Covington. Mr. Engelhardt was born in Saronville, Neb., the son of Victor E. and Katherine Brening Engelhardt.
Aileen Dye, 93, died peacefully March 9, at the home of her son, James Robert Bertram in Covington. She was preceded in death by her husbands John F. Bertram Jr. and James G. (Jack) Dye. Mrs. Dye was born in Corbin, Ky., the daughter of Samantha Pearl Baker Lawson and James Marion Lawson, both natives of Corbin. She was their only child and early proved to be a strong student and gifted musician. ...
Mary Evelyn Wilson Meador, 87, our sweet mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died Feb. 28, in Bountiful, Utah. She was born in 1925, in Covington, the daughter of Mary and Charlie Wilson, the youngest of three girls. She was raised in Covington and attended Covington High and the Atlanta Business School. She married her sweetheart James Thompson Meador in 1948.
Daryl Herbert Norman, 59, of Covington, passed away March 10. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Norman was a member of High Point Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and baseball. He is loved and will be missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Christopher Daryl Norman and his parents Henry and Lillian (Hodges) Norman.
Funeral services for Bobby "Tutt" Clark will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Horis A. Ward's Fairview Chapel.
Mrs. Melody Lynn Ingle, 60, of Conyers, began her eternal life with her heavenly Father on March 9. She was a teacher and recently retired from the Newton County School System. She was a devout Christian, always following God's will for her life and loved to support her husband in his music ministry. Mrs. Ingle loved teaching, reading, taking scenic motorcycle rides, spending time at the lake and going to yard sales with her family. ...
Mrs. Mary Martha Brock Holcombe, 88, formerly of Mansfield, died Wednesday, March 6 in Greenville, Tenn.
Mrs. Helen C. Ricks of Covington, 87, passed away March 6. She was born in Griffin, to Percy and Rosie (Berry) Christian, was a lifelong resident of the Oak Hill Community and faithful member of Covington Church of God. Mrs. Ricks enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking and baking. She was friendly to everyone and never met a stranger. Mrs. Ricks was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, J.W. Ricks; one brother ...
Homegoing Celebration For Mrs. Velma Perry Wilborn Sunrise Sunset September 17, 1918 March 4, 2013 Thursday, March 7, 2013 11:00 A.M. Union Grove United Methodist Church 757 Dixie Road Covington, Georgia 30014 Rev. Kenneth Norrington, Pastor, Eulogist Assisted By Others Mrs. Velma Perry Wilborn was born September 17, 1918 to the late Mr. Ed Perry and Mrs. Mammie Turner Perry, born in Newton County, she was the third of five children, all her siblings preceded ...
Mrs. Josephine Canup Savage, 85, of Covington, passed away Feb. 28. She worked for the Oxford shirt plant for 38 years and enjoyed vegetable gardening.
Mr. Robert W. (Sonny) Prince Jr., 80, of Monticello, passed away March 1. Mr. Prince was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was employed by General Motors – Lakewood Plant, and retired after 35 years of dedicated service.
Mrs. Bobbie Bishop, 73, of Mansfield, passed away Feb. 24. She enjoyed ceramics, knitting and keeping a clean house. She was co-owner and bookkeeper for Bishop & Bergbower Inc. Mrs. Bishop was preceded in death by her husband David Bishop and her parents Lee and Bobbie (Canup) Adams.
Mr. J. Michael (Mike) Fuchs, 55, of Covington, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Feb. 25. The son of John and Mary Ann Fuchs, he was born May 28, 1957, in Waco, Texas.