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Eugenia “Jean” Rose Knight

Eugenia "Jean" Rose Knight, 88, of Covington, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Abbey Hospice. Jean was born in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late ...

July 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Raymond F. Avery

Our beloved Raymond Franklin Avery was born December 13, 1950, in Newton County, Georgia to the late Mr. & Mrs. Huey (Lenora) Avery, Jr.

July 26, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Leslie A. Cotman

Leslie A. Cotman was born in Harlem, NY on April 14, 1949 to the late Unadeene E. Jones and Frederick Cotman. She lived in New ...

July 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Curry Thomas Haynes

Curry Thomas Haynes, 71, of White Plains, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Athens Regional Hospital of cancer. He was the son of the late ...

July 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Mari Johnson

Mrs. Mari Etta Johnson, age 78, a longtime resident of Covington passed away Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was born in North Carolina on July ...

July 19, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Sharon Alberta Baker

On July 15, 1948, Mr. & Mrs. Norris (Daisy) Browning was blessed with a beautiful baby girl, they named her Sharon Alberta Browning.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Sarah Alice Terrell Appling

Sarah Alice Terrell was born on March 8, 1954, in Covington, to the late Mr. John Bass Terrell, Sr. and Mrs. Johnnie Mae Terrell.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Marion “Net” Antoinette Baker

Marion Antoinette Baker was born on July 25, 1940, to the late James Oliver and Marion Zackary in Covington.

July 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


James Lewis Wilson

On August 30, 1942, the late Mr. & Mrs. Louie (Claudia Lee) Wilson had a son they named James Lewis Wilson. For many years he worked ...

July 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Bobbi Jean Melton

Bobbi Jean Melton, 72 of Mansfield, died July 8, 2017. Mrs. Melton was the wife of Charles Melton. She was born May 23, 1945 in ...

July 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Elisha Banks

Mrs. Elisha Kay Banks, age 42, of Monroe passed away July 4, 2017. She was born May 22, 1975 in Covington, Georgia. Elisha enjoyed NASCAR ...

July 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Charles C. Sherwood

Charles C. Sherwood, age 79 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. Born in Almon, Georgia on January 22, 1938, he was the son ...

July 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Brenda W. Hood

Brenda W. Hood, 76, of Covington, died Monday, June 19, 2017, after a brief illness. Born in Thomasville, North Carolina, on Feb. 21, 1941, Mrs ...

July 09, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Thelma Hawkins

Thelma Hawkins, of Covington, passed away July 6, 2017, at 93 years of age. A lifelong resident of Porterdale and Covington, Mrs. Hawkins was devoted ...

July 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Alexis Shantell Cook

On June 25, 2017, God needed our Angel Alexis and called her to his heavenly home. Born, October 21, 1995, God blessed Tanya Cook- Freeman ...

July 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


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Billy David “Brutha Love” Parks, Sr.

Billy David "Brutha Love" Parks, Sr., age 58, passed away June 18, 2017. Memorial Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home. A complete obituary may be found at www.harwellfuneralhome.com. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 770-786-2524.

June 19, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Martha Parr Arnold

Martha Parr Arnold, of Covington, passed away June 16, 2017, at 68 years of age. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Covington, and was involved in the JOY Sunday School Class. She was also an active member of the Covington Pilot Club. Mrs. Arnold was employed as a school nurse in the Newton County School System for several years. In addition, she worked for several doctors in the Newton and Rockdale area, including Dr. Robert Faulkner. She was a gentle soul who loved babies and never met a stranger. If you were her friend, you were considered ...

June 19, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Paul Deerman

Paul Deerman, of Covington, passed away June 13, 2017, at 84 years of age. A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Deerman owned and operated Paul's Body Shop for 52 years. He was a devoted family man who liked to travel and fish whenever possible. Mr. Deerman was also an avid sports fan – especially NASCAR racing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Ross and Eva (Croft) Deerman.

June 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Freddie Andrew Lewis

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me….Psalm 23:4

June 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Hoke Waddy Batson

Hoke Waddy Batson, of Covington, passed away June 2, 2017 at 80 years of age. A proud veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Batson earned his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University. For a time, he served as mayor in the town of West Melbourne, Florida. Mr. Batson then settled in Covington where he was owner/operator of Peachtree Lighting - starting in 1982. In addition to being a successful business owner, Mr. Batson was a faithful member of Covington First United Methodist Church for over 30 years. He was also active in Lay-Witness Missions with the ...

June 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Joan “Maw Maw” Stone

Joan "Maw Maw" Stone, of Oxford, passed away June 3, 2017, at 90 years of age. An active member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, Mrs. Stone served as Communion Steward, Membership Chair, and was a member of the Under Fifty-Five class for many years. A strong family woman, she adored spending time with her loved ones – the lake being a favorite spot to fellowship together. Those who knew Mrs. Stone will remember her as sincere, loving and classy. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, of 45 years, Buddy Stone; and parents, Luther and Jessie Williams Gower.

June 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Deborah Ann Roberts Reid

Deborah Ann Roberts Reid, affectionately called "Sister". The oldest of five children was born on January 27, 1955, to the late Mr. Willie Clarence Roberts and Mrs. Helen Smith Roberts in Covington, Georgia. At an early age, she joined Macedonia Baptist Church and later joined Kingdom Connections Ministries under the leadership of Rev. Carlton Mathis, where she served on the Usher's Ministry. Deborah attended school in the Newton County School System, graduating from Newton County High School. Shortly after birth she was afflicted and later diagnosed with Lupus, which she suffered with all of her life, being on disability ...

June 05, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Joanne “JoJo” Hardeman

Ms. Joanne "JoJo" Hardeman, was born on January 10, 1966, to the late James Lewis Hardeman and Kathryn Julia Hardeman in Newton County Georgia.

June 02, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Sarah Hall

Mrs. Sarah Hall, of Covington, passed away, June 1, 2017, peacefully in her home. She was born December 1, 1935 to Sam and Lannie Womack who have preceded her in death. Mrs. Hall was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She was a faithful Christian who attended East Newton Baptist Church. Mrs. Hall spent her spare time fishing, gardening, and also visiting Tybee Island where she enjoyed going to the beach.

June 02, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Ms. Mary Ophelia White

Ms. Mary Ophelia Jennings White was born May 31, 1948, to late Mr. & Mrs. Willie (Ellen) Jennings, Sr., in Covington.

June 01, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Shelby Jean East

Shelby Jean East, of Social Circle, passed away May 31, 2017 at 76 years of age. Devoted to her family, Shelby Jean was happiest when hosting Sunday dinners for her loved ones. She also enjoyed having beautiful flowers around the house and worked in her flower garden whenever possible. Preceding her in death was her husband of 51 years, Charles Frank East, Sr.; daughter, Tina Hix; and parents, Huie and Vera (Forrester) Moon.

May 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Raymond E. “Corky” Cole

Raymond E. "Corky" Cole, 84, of East Asheville, passed away May 27, 2017.

May 31, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


John Darrow Seymour

John Darrow Seymour, 72, of Cape Coral, FL passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

May 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Tommy Coker

Tommy Coker, age 76, of Social Circle, died on May 21, 2017. He was born in Monroe, GA on April 13, 1941 to the late Euell Thomas Coker and the late Mary Frances Robison.

May 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


Samuel Burney Hay, Jr.

Samuel Burney Hay, Jr. was born in Opelika, Alabama in 1932, the third child and only son of Frances Dearing Hay of Covington, and the Reverend Samuel Burney Hay, Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Covington, from 1923 until 1926. Sam spent the first sixteen years of his life in Auburn, "The Loveliest Village On The Plains" and learned "War Eagle!" early on, witnessing many Auburn football games at a tender age. He then became a handsome gridiron star at Auburn High and Tuscaloosa High in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he supported his father's presidency of Stillman College during the ...

May 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Obituaries


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