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 ...
Mr. Carl Wayne Lewallen, 63, of Covington, passed away April 6. He was a Tennessee Volunteers fan and enjoyed fishing, gardening, playing pool and watching WWE wrestling.
Mr. Joseph Pervines McCord III, 74, of Covington, passed away April 6. He loved his family and grandchildren, dearly, and enjoyed going on family vacations. He also loved his Harley and enjoyed being outdoors, hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Pervines McCord II and Pansye Wilson McCord; stepdaughter Cindy Lynn Bunn; stepson Daniel George Wishner; sister Barbara Gibbs.
Mr. David Henry Coberth, 68, of Covington, died April 4, at Newton Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 14, 1944 in Fall River, Mass., to George Horace and Elizabeth Himelspagh Coberth, both of whom preceded him in death.
Ms. Ann Elizabeth Irick Spencer of Snellville, died peacefully in her sleep April 5, at The Mews of Social Circle retirement home. She was born on Dec. 23, 1924 on Toler Creek, Ky., to Albert Sidney and Loutisha Keathley Irick.
Mrs. Rebecca A. Reagin, 66, of Monticello, passed away April 4. She enjoyed crafts, photography, painting and going to yard sales.
Mrs. Jean Miller, 83, of Covington, passed away April 3. She was an avid Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed watching them play. Mrs. Miller loved spending time with her granddaughter and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Harry Miller; father Walter Bell; mother Cordie (Smith) Bell; step-father Rhodie Bailey; sisters Emma Hawse, Erma Broughman, Beulah Martin; and brothers Averille Bell, Alvie Bell, Roy Bell and Berlin Bell.
Mr. Hobert T. L. Davenport, 90, of Covington, passed away April 3. Mr. Davenport was born in Blue Ridge, the son of John and Lula (Ray) Davenport, and moved to Covington with his family in 1927. He drove a gas truck while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. One of the highlights of his military career was meeting General George Patton. Before going into service, Mr. Davenport met and married Margie Louise ...
Alex Cooper, age 21, of Covington passed away March 29, 2013. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 10, 1991 and grew up in Covington. Alex was a 2010 graduate of Alcovy High School and currently attended Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. He served his country in the United States Army and was currently employed with Publix in Conyers. Alex was preceded in death by his grandparents James and Frances Minor and Robert and Janet Cooper.
Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Gadilhe, 88, of Covington passed away March 28. Mr. Gadilhe was born in Ensley, Ala., to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gadilhe.
Mr. Jimmy K. Thomas of Covington died March 26 at Newton Medical Center.
Homegoing Celebration For Mother Nellie Belle Weaver Campbel Sunrise Sunset March 10, 1918 March 25, 2013 Saturday March 30, 2013 12:30 P.M. Early Hope Ministries Church 1129 Rocky Plains Road Covington, Georgia Rev. Kenneth Williams, Pastor, Eulogist Assisted By Others On March 10, 1918, a beautiful baby girl was born to the late, Mr. & Mrs. Oscar Lerlene Weaver.Nellie was the 10th child and oldest girl born of eleven children. At an ...
Mr. Jack Eugene Smith, 58, of Shady Dale, died Monday, March 25, at his residence after an extended illness.
Mr. Clayton Barnette, 73, of Conyers, passed away March 24, after a brief illness. He enjoyed fishing, yard work, gardening, his cats, dining out and the movies.
Lloyd Milas "Bo" Lyda, 26, of Oxford, passed away March 22. He was a 2005 graduate of Newton County High School and attended Georgia Perimeter College after he graduated. He enjoyed fishing, singing and performing in plays. His favorite music was country. He loved animals, especially cats.
Mrs. Betty McKinley Bagwell, 83, of Social Circle, passed away March 21. She moved to Social Circle in 1965 from Decatur. She worked as a cashier for Food Giant Grocery Store and retired after 19 years of service.