Mrs. Judith "Judy" Stein Reichart, 72, of Social Circle, died May 21. She was born in Valley Falls, Kan., on Jan. 29, 1941 to Anna Kelly Stein and William B. Stein. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert "Bob" Reichart; and her infant son Robert Brett Reichart.
Mrs. Jane Sherwood Osborne, 81, of Douglasville passed away May 23. She was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Mansfield, the daughter of Aubra Lee Sherwood and Ruth Campbell Sherwood. Mrs. Osborne graduated from Porterdale High School in 1948. Her sister Patsy said that as a senior, Jane was chosen for all the superlatives.
Mrs. Sara Deason, age 79, a lifelong resident of Covington, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Abbey Hospice. She was born August 6, 1933 to the late Ermine and Josephine Cartledge Johnson. Mrs. Deason was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle and served the Lord her entire life. She taught Sunday school for many years and was a past president of the WMU. Mrs. Deason was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and ...
Mr. Lloyd Madison Lyda Jr., "Butch," 68, of Oxford, passed away May 19.
Mrs. Barbara Mull Norman, 61, of Covington, passed away May 20. Mrs. Norman was preceded in death by her father Hoyt Mull.
Ollie Mae Grant Sams, age 86, passed Sunday, May 19, 2013. A visitation will be Thursday May, 23rd at J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home in Covington,Ga. from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30p.m. Graveside service will be held following the visitation at 2:00 p.m. in the Newborn Memorial Cemetery in Newborn, Ga.
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Mrs. Lora Pittman 90, of Eatonton passed away on May 17. She was born in Covington Feb. 11, 1923 to Zack and Ethel Elliot Patterson.
Mr. Stephen Michael Williams, 59, of Covington, died May 14.
Mr. Arnold Clayton Maness, 76, of Covington, died April 29, at Rockdale Medical Center.
Mrs. Faye Womac, 62, of Covington passed away May 4, 2013 at her residence. She was born April 16, 1951 in Porterdale and was a lifelong resident of Newton County. Mrs. Womac grew up in the First Baptist Church of Porterdale and worked as a nurse's assistant for many years, her family said she had a caretaker's heart and took great care of everyone. She loved people and loved to talk. Mrs. Womac was preceded ...
Mrs. Carolyn Nelson, 74, of Oxford, passed away May 2.
Mrs. Helen B. Kirkpatrick, 85, of Covington, passed away May 3. She worked in the local textile mills for more than 46 years and was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hazel Harris Parish, 88, of Covington, joined her heavenly Father, May 1, peacefully at Abbey Hospice while surrounded by her family. Mrs. Parish was a lifelong resident of Covington and member of the First Baptist Church. She worked briefly, but when her children came along, the decision was made to be a full-time wife and mother. You could often find Mrs. Parish sitting on Floyd Street greeting everyone who came by. Mrs. Parish was ...
Mrs. Norma J. Travis, 80, of Covington, passed away Jan. 15, following a long illness. She and her husband Glenn were active members of the First United Methodist Church, in Covington.
Ms. Sara "Pinky" Black, 62, of Covington, died Jan. 14. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Sara Patton.
Zachery Bernard Robertson was born to Clyde L Robertson Sr. and Catherine Wright Robertson in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 7, 1956. He accepted Christ as his Personal Savior at a young age and grew in the Lord. He attended Atlanta Public Schools. Zachery enjoyed drawing and playing his guitar. For several years he played in a local band in the Atlanta entertainment arena.
Roy Lee Osborn of Covington died Jan. 13 at Gwinnett Medical Center. The son of Charlie T. and Ella G. McCord, he was born in 1936 in Jersey. Mr. Osborn was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially fishing and watching his grandson Brayson play baseball and having his granddaughter Kyleigh cook him French fries. He was a very giving and humble man. There was never a ...
Mrs. Merle Hays Prosser, 96, of Mansfield, passed away Jan. 10. She was a member of Luther Hays Presbyterian, in Hayston, both named after her forbears. Mrs. Prosser and her husband Anson, owned and operated Prosser Variety Store, in Mansfield, for more than 25 years. She enjoyed reading, writing, solving crossword puzzles, meeting new people and visiting with old friends when they came into their store.
Mr. Willie James Richards was born January 24, 1943 to the late Mr. & Mrs. John Wesley (Annie Lavaughn) Richards Sr. in Jasper County; he was one of six children, three brothers and two sisters. Two brothers preceded him in death, Eddie Willis and John Wesley Jr. Growing up in Jasper County, he attended the Jasper County Schools. In 1964, Willie united in holy matrimony to Ms. Carrie Ann Battle; they were blessed with two children.
Joe Burnice Clark of Monticello died Jan. 10 at The Mews in Social Circle. He was born in 1915 in Hardin, Mo., the son of Joseph Gordon and Bertha Minnie Kallenberger Clark. Mr. Clark graduated from the University of Colorado with a master's degree and taught Industrial Arts for 35 years in Florida.
Mary Kitchens Lassiter, 86, of Covington, passed away Jan. 9, at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living, in Gainesville. Mary was born in 1926 in Newton County, the daughter of Thomas Watson and Genie Strickland Kitchens. A dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker, she loved cooking and taking care of her family. Mrs. Lassiter was preceded in death by her husband James William (Bill) Lassiter, brother Watson Harvey Kitchens and sisters Mildred Watkins and Ora Mae Short. Survivors ...
Mother Ellen Wright was born on July 26, 1930 to the late Mrs. Essie King and Mr. Walter Leslie in Walton County.
Mr. William (Bill) Hinton, 73, of Collinsville, Miss., died on Jan. 4. He was born in Jersey in 1939, the son of Cora Knight Hinton and William Allen Hinton. He was preceded in death by his daughter Cindy Hinton and sisters Ruby Dell Bryan and Alline Johnson. Surviving are sister and brother-in-law Donnie and Roy Conner of Monroe; nieces LeAnn Hart and Becky Teague; nephews Terrell Bryan and Ferald Bryan, Ph.D.; great-niece and -nephews Amanda ...
Mrs. Marian Eloise "Weesie" Davis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher and friend, died peacefully Jan. 6. She was born in 1928 to Carl and Lois Cogburn in Marietta. She grew up in Jasper and graduated from Pickens County High School in 1945. She graduated from North Georgia College in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in biology and physical education.
Smith Quida Smith, of Covington passed away January 7, 2013 at Newton Medical Center. She was born December 18, 1935 in Covington to the late Ben and Viola Sharp Aiken. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her first husband Dewitt Talmadge Hamlin Sr. and her second husband Richard Smith and her son Robert Michael Hamlin. ...
Mrs. Doris Simpson Snell, age 88 of Covington, GA passed away January 6th, 2013. She was born on December 3rd, 1924 in Gwinnett County; Ga. Mrs. Snell was the daughter of William T. Simpson and Lily M. Simpson, of Gwinnett County, GA. She is survived by her three children Dianne S. Banner and husband William R. Banner of Sandy Springs, GA, Barry E. Snell and wife Dorothy G. Snell of ...
Jack Lawrence "Larry" McMichael, 64, of Greensboro, died Saturday, Dec. 29, at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon. He was born in Porterdale in 1948, the son of the late William Robert "Bill" McMichael and Lucille Kitchens McMichael. Mr. McMichael grew up in Covington, graduating from Newton County High School in 1966.
Anthony John Drewry of Covington, passed away January 4, 2013, at the age of 73. He led a charmed life. Among his many achievements, he was a Captain in the US Air Force, received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in the Vietnam War, flew as a Captain for