Patricia Ann Knight of Covington died Thursday, December 5, 2013. She was born on July 1, 1947, in Greenville, S.C., to Perry Burns and Martha Finley Carson. She was a member of Central Community Church.
Charles Allen "Charlie" Lemaster, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at the age of 31. He was an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan and enjoyed playing softball, watching his son play baseball, riding his four-wheeler, but most of all, he loved spending time with this children.
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Mrs. Louise Shropshire, 89, of Covington passed away Dec. 4, at the age of 89. Mrs. Shropshire was considered a good friend by many people. She cherished her family dearly and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Lanny Moody of Covington, 54, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died suddenly Dec. 3. Mr. Moody was born in Covington in 1959. He had many passions in life, one of which was sharing the gospel and bringing people to Christ. Through his outgoing personality and his comedic skills, he demonstrated God's love through fun and laughter and was able to touch so many lives through his ministry, Upside Down Comedy.
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Billy Hugh Aaron of Covington passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at the age of 81.
Walker Sams Kirkpatrick, 82, of Covington, passed away Dec. 2, 2013. Mr. Kirkpatrick was a member of High Point Baptist Church but often attended Gaithers United Methodist Church in Covington. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by those who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen B. Kirkpatrick; parents, Robert and Maggie (Loyd) Kirkpatrick; and his sister, Myrtle Harper.
Sandra Smith, 69, of Mansfield passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Ms. Smith worked 48 years for Yates Insurance Agency as an agent and office manager. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, especially at the beach, and was an avid NASCAR fan. Ms. Smith was preceded in death by her parents, Branson Farr and Jessie Dean Smith, grandson James Harley Smith, great-grandson Justin Chase Moon, and sister Betty Faye Smith.
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Mrs. Sue Brewer, age 62, of Mansfield passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013. She was born June 7, 1951 in Kelleytown Community of Henry County to the late Charles Albert and Nellie Sue Wilkerson Ellington. Mrs. Brewer enjoyed fishing, going to flea markets, antique stores and shopping. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Brewer was preceded in death by her husband Joe Brewer.
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Earl Elsworth Goddard, 91, of Decatur passed away Nov. 19. He was a veteran of the United States Army and proudly served his country as a paratrooper during World War II. Mr. Goddard was of the Southern Baptist faith and cherished his time reading his Bible. He enjoyed meeting new people and talking about horses. Mr. Goddard was a strong, independent man who loved life and his family, especially his wife Mary and ...
Howard Walter Meyer, 93 of Covington, passed away Aug. 11 at Putnam Health & Rehab Center. He was born in 1920 in Bird Island, Minn., the son of Ella and Fred Meyer. Mr. Meyer was retired from Hercules Inc. and was a longtime member of Salem United Methodist Church in Covington. He proudly served his country during World War II in the Army 311th fighter group as a parachute rigger and repairman. He is preceded ...
Carol Victoria Yearout of Newborn, passed away on July 18, 2013, at the age of 65. Mrs. Yearout dearly loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed scrapbooking, card-making and was an avid reader. She was preceded in death by her father, Lt. Col. Raymond Britton, and her mother, Annie Laurie Britton. Survivors include her loving husband of 43 years, Thomas W. Yearout; daughter, Laura Elizabeth Yearout; son, David Andrew Yearout; brother, Charles M. Britton; grandchildren, ...
Jacqueline Hamby Whitcher Johnson died peacefully in her sleep at the Retreat in Monticello on August 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thurman and Emily Hamby, late husband, Jim Whitcher, and late husband, Philip E. Johnson, Sr.
Howell Walker "Woody" Woodward of Covington passed away Aug. 7 at Riverside Nursing Home. He was born in 1935 in Ola to Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Woodward. He was a loving husband and was known to many as Uncle Woody. He was a member of Luther Hays Presbyterian Church and the Covington Elks Lodge. He loved camping, watching NASCAR and Georgia Tech football, working in his yard and taking care of the pool. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Frances Ann Chase Straight, 92, of Social Circle, passed away Aug. 8, at Abbey Hospice. Mrs. Straight was born in Lucy, Tenn., the daughter of the late James and Fanny (George) Chase. She attended the University of Mississippi, graduated from Vanderbilt University and later returned to graduate school at age 60 to pursue studies in Christian Counseling at Columbia International University, in Columbia, S.C. She and her late husband, Dr. George William Straight, raised their ...
Mr. James Thomas (J. T.) Beasley of Sparta and originally from Oxford, ended his four-year battle with failing health Aug. 1 at his residence in the Powelton Community.
Mitzi Selena Nelson Jennings, 36, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully Aug. 2. She was born in 1976 in Covington, the daughter of James Edward Nelson and Judy Louree McDaniel Montgomery. Mitzi graduated from Newton County High School in Covington with the class of 1995. Mrs. Jennings was a devoted wife to John Wescott Jennings. They were married in 2003 and have two daughters, Samantha Louree, 10, and Jade Alexis, 9.
Memorial Service For Mrs. Annelle M. Harris Sunrise: April 14,1951~Sunset: July 29, 2013 Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:00 a.m. Poplar Hill A.M.E. Church Mansfield, Georgia Rev. Ahmed Martin, Pastor, Eulogist Assisted By Others Obituary Mrs. Annelle M. Harris was born to the late ...
Vivian P. White of Covington passed away Aug. 1, 2013, at the age of 85. Mrs. White was born August 8, 1927, in Jackson, to the late Walthal and Vernita (Kitchens) Pope. She and her husband, Lewis B. White, married Oct. 18, 1947, and the two of them then moved to Covington. Mrs. White was a dedicated member of the First Baptist Church for 58 years, where she was a member of the Gleaners Sunday ...
Mrs. Gertrude Watts Holton, 66, of Covington passed away Aug. 3, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens. Mrs. Holton was born in Cairo, Ga., to the late Clarence E. and Devery Johnson Watts. She was a loving mother and grandmother who loved to fish and to hike. She was a very devoted and dedicated member of Solid Rock Baptist Church in Covington.
SPARTA – Mr. James Thomas (J. T.) Beasley of Sparta and originally from Oxford, Ga., ended his four-year battle with failing health Aug. 1 at his residence in the Powelton Community.
Evelyn T. Evans of Covington passed away Aug. 1 at her residence. She was born on July 11, 1939, in Atlanta, to Bill and Mary Alice McLane Thompson. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed bird-watching, reading and traveling. She had volunteered her time with Newton Reads and the Newton County Library. Mrs. Evans is survived by her loving husband of 24 years, LeBron Evans; daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy and Marshall Ginn ...
Elwin S. Stephens of Oxford, 77, passed away July 23. Mr. Stephens was a veteran of the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was owner and operator of E.S. Stephens Heating & Air for over 30 years. When he wasn't working, Mr. Stephens enjoyed working in his yard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janie (Deerman) Stephens.
Sonya Dooley Evans, 42, of Covington, passed away on July 27, 2013. She dearly loved her family and was very proud of her girls, Amber and Mackenzie. Mrs. Evans never met a stranger, and if you knew her, you loved her.
A Celebration Of Life For Mrs. Lillie "Betty" Smith Wednesday, July 31, 2013 1:00 p.m. Springfield Baptist Church 1877 Iris Drive S.E. Conyers, Georgia 30013 Pastor Eric W. Lee Eulogist Assisted By Others ...