Mr. Edwin Lee Giles, 66, of Covington, passed away April 10. Mr. Giles attended First Presbyterian Church, in Covington. He was a friendly, caring man who never met anyone he didn't call a friend.
Mr. Earle Dean Wyant of Oxford, passed away April 11, at Rockdale Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 15, 1931 in Elmhurst, Ill., to Kenneth and Bernice Hanan Wyant.
Mr. J.B. Monk Sr., 90, of Covington, passed away April 12. Mr. Monk enjoyed fishing, cutting grass and going to gospel singings.
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Mr. Linton Gotell passed away April 6, 2013. He was born January 21, 1935 in Jasper County, Georgia to the late Ms. Tessie Williams and Mr. Eddie L. Gotell. He was the first born of five siblings; one preceded him in death, Mr. Richard Williams, Jr., one son-in-law, Mr. Charles E. Bridges, Sr.
Mr. Ricky Loyd, age 60, of Covington passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at his residence. He was born May 19, 1952 in Porterdale, Georgia. Ricky was a man who enjoyed life, he enjoyed telling a good joke, loved playing golf, fishing, gambling, in fact he had a regular card game daily at 5pm and enjoyed visiting the Covington Pool Room when he could. He was preceded in death by his wife Lynn Hall Loyd, his father Ed Loyd and his sister Linda Loyd Durden.
Ms. Ardelia Haulk Bryant passed away April 4, at Rockdale Hospital in Conyers.
Shirley S. Allen Knight, 76, of Social Circle, died on April 6. She was born in Alabama on June 11, 1936, to Marie and Walker Snow. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her son Mitchell Allen.
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. Norma J. Travis, 80, of Covington, passed away Jan. 15, following a long illness. She and her husband Glenn were active members of the First United Methodist Church, in Covington.
Ms. Sara "Pinky" Black, 62, of Covington, died Jan. 14. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Sara Patton.
Zachery Bernard Robertson was born to Clyde L Robertson Sr. and Catherine Wright Robertson in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 7, 1956. He accepted Christ as his Personal Savior at a young age and grew in the Lord. He attended Atlanta Public Schools. Zachery enjoyed drawing and playing his guitar. For several years he played in a local band in the Atlanta entertainment arena.
Roy Lee Osborn of Covington died Jan. 13 at Gwinnett Medical Center. The son of Charlie T. and Ella G. McCord, he was born in 1936 in Jersey. Mr. Osborn was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially fishing and watching his grandson Brayson play baseball and having his granddaughter Kyleigh cook him French fries. He was a very giving and humble man. There was never a ...
Mrs. Merle Hays Prosser, 96, of Mansfield, passed away Jan. 10. She was a member of Luther Hays Presbyterian, in Hayston, both named after her forbears. Mrs. Prosser and her husband Anson, owned and operated Prosser Variety Store, in Mansfield, for more than 25 years. She enjoyed reading, writing, solving crossword puzzles, meeting new people and visiting with old friends when they came into their store.
Mr. Willie James Richards was born January 24, 1943 to the late Mr. & Mrs. John Wesley (Annie Lavaughn) Richards Sr. in Jasper County; he was one of six children, three brothers and two sisters. Two brothers preceded him in death, Eddie Willis and John Wesley Jr. Growing up in Jasper County, he attended the Jasper County Schools. In 1964, Willie united in holy matrimony to Ms. Carrie Ann Battle; they were blessed with two children.
Joe Burnice Clark of Monticello died Jan. 10 at The Mews in Social Circle. He was born in 1915 in Hardin, Mo., the son of Joseph Gordon and Bertha Minnie Kallenberger Clark. Mr. Clark graduated from the University of Colorado with a master's degree and taught Industrial Arts for 35 years in Florida.
Mary Kitchens Lassiter, 86, of Covington, passed away Jan. 9, at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living, in Gainesville. Mary was born in 1926 in Newton County, the daughter of Thomas Watson and Genie Strickland Kitchens. A dedicated wife, mother, and homemaker, she loved cooking and taking care of her family. Mrs. Lassiter was preceded in death by her husband James William (Bill) Lassiter, brother Watson Harvey Kitchens and sisters Mildred Watkins and Ora Mae Short. Survivors ...
Mother Ellen Wright was born on July 26, 1930 to the late Mrs. Essie King and Mr. Walter Leslie in Walton County.
Mr. William (Bill) Hinton, 73, of Collinsville, Miss., died on Jan. 4. He was born in Jersey in 1939, the son of Cora Knight Hinton and William Allen Hinton. He was preceded in death by his daughter Cindy Hinton and sisters Ruby Dell Bryan and Alline Johnson. Surviving are sister and brother-in-law Donnie and Roy Conner of Monroe; nieces LeAnn Hart and Becky Teague; nephews Terrell Bryan and Ferald Bryan, Ph.D.; great-niece and -nephews Amanda ...
Mrs. Marian Eloise "Weesie" Davis, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher and friend, died peacefully Jan. 6. She was born in 1928 to Carl and Lois Cogburn in Marietta. She grew up in Jasper and graduated from Pickens County High School in 1945. She graduated from North Georgia College in 1949 with a bachelor's degree in biology and physical education.
Smith Quida Smith, of Covington passed away January 7, 2013 at Newton Medical Center. She was born December 18, 1935 in Covington to the late Ben and Viola Sharp Aiken. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her first husband Dewitt Talmadge Hamlin Sr. and her second husband Richard Smith and her son Robert Michael Hamlin. ...
Mrs. Doris Simpson Snell, age 88 of Covington, GA passed away January 6th, 2013. She was born on December 3rd, 1924 in Gwinnett County; Ga. Mrs. Snell was the daughter of William T. Simpson and Lily M. Simpson, of Gwinnett County, GA. She is survived by her three children Dianne S. Banner and husband William R. Banner of Sandy Springs, GA, Barry E. Snell and wife Dorothy G. Snell of ...
Jack Lawrence "Larry" McMichael, 64, of Greensboro, died Saturday, Dec. 29, at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon. He was born in Porterdale in 1948, the son of the late William Robert "Bill" McMichael and Lucille Kitchens McMichael. Mr. McMichael grew up in Covington, graduating from Newton County High School in 1966.
Anthony John Drewry of Covington, passed away January 4, 2013, at the age of 73. He led a charmed life. Among his many achievements, he was a Captain in the US Air Force, received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in the Vietnam War, flew as a Captain for