Staff Sergeant Gary W Laxson, 44, died at Liberty Regional Medical Center Oct. 9 after a sudden Illness. He was a native of Wurzburg, Germany, and had lived in Huntsville, Ala., for five years before enlisting in the US Army. He was a graduate of Butler High School in Huntsville. He moved to Covington, then joined the Georgia National Guard Service in Monroe and was later assigned to Ft. Stewart. He did two tours in Iraq and received the following awards: four Army Commendation Medals, three Army Achievement Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, three Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals, Joint ...
Helen Coady Hamlin of Porterdale, passed away October 1, 2011, at the age of 81. Ms. Hamlin was a member of County Line Baptist Church, but also attended West End Baptist Church, in Social Circle. She enjoyed working word puzzles in her spare time. Ms. Hamlin loved her family dearly, and always kept a close check on them. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie E. and Alva (Kitchens) Coady.
Lillian L. Dooley, of Oxford, GA formerly of Mansfield, GA went to be with our Loving Lord on September 27, 2011.She was born February, 24, 1923 to the late Dean and Daisy Banks in Walton County Georgia.Mrs. Dooley is survived by her Daughter Glenda Diane Duvall, Great Grandson Tyler Duvall, Brother Raymond Banks and Several Nieces and Nephews.She was preceded in death by her husband Waymon R. (Bill) Dooley, grandson Reid Duvall, Son-in-law Larry Duvall and several Brothers and Sisters.There will be a private service at a later date.J. C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home and ...
Mr. Michael Keith Fondren, age 31, of Covington passed away September 26, 2011.He was born December 3, 1979 in Riverdale, Georgia.Keith was a 1998 graduate of Mt. Zion High School and attended Dekalb Technical College.He was employed with Bulldog Tire in Covington and had been for a number of years.Keith attended The Church at Covington and was saved while a member at Riverdale Second Baptist Church.
Mildred "Ms. Bill" Catchings of Covington died September 24, 2011 at the age of 82.She was born in Talladega Springs, AL, to the late Amos and Mary Elizabeth "Kelly" McDaniel and was the widow of the late Herbert Hoover Catchings. She is preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Herbert Catchings and 10 brothers and sisters. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Mr. Bert Kilpatrick of Covington passed away Sept. 22. Mr. Kilpatrick was an U.S. Army veteran and served in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife Jewell Kilpatrick and is survived by his daughter Carol Brown and her husband Tommy of Fayetteville; sons James Kilpatrick and his wife Judy of Covington, Sammy P. Flynt of Tyrone; brother, Harold Kilpatrick; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Dr. Walter A. "Beau" Beaumont, III, of Conyers, passed away September 19, 2011, at the age of 59 following an extended illness. The son of the late Walter A. Beaumont, Jr., and Virginia Wayne Beaumont, Beau was born in Atlanta on December 30, 1951. He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Susan (Lott) Beaumont, and children, Brittany Virginia Beaumont, Walter A. "Bret" Beaumont, IV, Yvonne Hoang, as well as one grandchild, Jonah. Other surviving family members include Covington resident, Virginia (Hooten) Lott, mother-in-law; and brother, Tucker Beaumont and his wife, Cathy, of Bent Mountain, VA; sister, Natalie Beaumont-Teel ...
Rufus Wilson Jackson of Covington, GA died WednesdaySeptember 14, 2011 at Newton Medical Center.He was born on February 13, 1933 in Social Circle, GA to Maylon and Clifford Mae Swords Jackson. He was a member of the Covington Elks Club, Golden Fleece Masonic Lodge and was retired from Lithonia Lighting. He loved Nascar Racing and watching his great grandchildren play sports.
Deane Stapp Smith of Covington passed away Sept. 11. Survivors include her daughters Kelley Hall of Conyers, Kimberleigh Gebhardt of Panama City, Fla.; grandsons Samuel Hall and Riley Hall; sisters Janice Queen of Covington and Treasey Johnston of Monroe; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Charlotte E. Crane, 67 of Covington passed away September 10, 2011 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. Mrs. Crane was born in Forsyth, GA to the late George and Daisy Gordon Myers. She drove a school bus in DeKalb County for 28 years and is a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Covington. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Mrs. Mildred Kitchens Watkins, age 94, a longtime resident of Oxford passed away September 10, 2011.She was born March 4, 1917 in Atlanta, GA to the late Thomas Watson and Ida Mae Wiley Kitchens.Mrs. Watkins was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening.She was predeceased by her husband of 71 years Mr. Wilburn Watkins, her daughter, Juanita Watkins George and her granddaughter, Tina George Carter.
Mrs. Joyce L. Sorrell passed away peacefully at her home in Oxford, Thursday, September 8, 2011. She was born in Atlanta, GA on February 24, 1933. She was a member of Oxford Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Joyce enjoyed watching NASCAR, and the Atlanta Braves; she loved hummingbirds, was a wonderful cook, and loved spending time with her family. Mrs. Sorrell was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Sorrell, daughter, Evelyn (Lynn) Daniel, and her parents, Leland L. and Elizabeth Lee Milam.