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.
Celebration Of Life
Celebration of Life
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.
In Loving Memory
Celebration of Life
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 ...
James Daryl Ford, age 59, of Mansfield, passed away after a two-and-one-half year battle with cancer.
Celebrating The Life
Margaret Anderson, 64, of Covington, passed away Nov. 2 at home, following a long battle with cancer. Ms. Anderson owned and operated numerous beauty salons in Covington. She had a passion for helping others and often volunteered to assist anyone in need. Ms. Anderson was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie T. and Ella (McCord) Osborn and her brothers, Roy Osborn, Robert Osborn, Clark Osborn and Junior Osborn.
Mr. Kenneth Hammons of LaGrange died June 27 at Hospice LaGrange. He was born on April 27, 1952, in Porterdale to Ralph and Mary Lee Hammons. He enjoyed music and loved to play his guitar.
Ms. Angela Maria Garner was born in 1960, in Trinidad, West Indies, the daughter of Violet and Samuel Garner. She passed away June 24. Ms. Garner attended Newtown High School, Queens, N.Y., and the City College of New York. As a young woman, she taught religious instruction to the children at the St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church in East Elmhurst, N.Y. She was married to Lloyd (Lamon) Ivey on May 25, 1992, in Las Vegas.
Mr. John B. Little Jr., 77, of Conyers died peacefully June 26, at Emory Gentiva Hospice. He was preceded in death by his mother Sara Bernice Baker Little of Conyers, his father John B. Little Sr., of Cornelia, and his son John Barry Little III of Covington.
Mr. Alfred Chandler Schmalz, 88, passed away June 23 in Conyers. Born in Dedham, Mass., he was preceded in death by his parents Edith Young and Alfred Schmalz, his sister Nancy Schmalz Barlow, and his first wife Jane Isaac Schmalz.
Mrs. Janet Pulliam Gray of Columbus succumbed to a lingering illness June 23. A native of Madison County, Mrs. Gray was raised in Newton County and graduated from Newton County High School in 1954.
Mrs. Lorene Darby Rollins, 99, of Covington passed away June 10, at Riverside Health Care Center. Mrs. Rollins loved playing cards and will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many.
Mr. Johnny Lee Harper Sr., 76, of Newborn, passed away June 18. Mr. Harper enjoyed dancing, gambling and playing the lottery.
Ms. Sally "Sandy" Anne King Pitts, 69, of Conyers, passed away peacefully at her home, June 17. She lived life to the fullest the past two years despite the recurrence of cancer. Ms. Pitts was a faithful member of The Church of the Good Shepherd, where she actively participated with the Daughters of the King and Altar Guild. She also served as a Lector, Vestry member and Lay Eucharist Minister. Recently, in 2012, ...
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.
Homegoing Celebration For Mr. Arthur Hill Sunrise Sunset August 8, 1941 June 3, 2013 Saturday, June 8, 2013 3:00 P.M. Sims Chapel Baptist Church Covington, Georgia Rev. Cecil J. Rozier, Pastor, Eulogist <span ...
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.