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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. 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.
Mrs. Barbara Jean (Manning) (Engram) Pitts, 79, was called home Dec. 29. She passed away at her home with her family by her side. She is preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Rhunelle Manning; brother Thomas Lewis Manning; sons Dana Engram and Scott Pitts. She loved flowers, painting, crafts, playing cards and working puzzles. Surviving are husband Maj. William H. (Bill) Pitts of Conyers; son Thom and Lynn Pitts of Covington; daughter Rosa ...
Mrs. Wanda Jane Nichols, 47, of Covington, passed away Jan. 2 at Newton Medical Center. Mrs. Nichols was preceded in death by her father Charlie Britt Wilson. She taught Sunday school for more than 20 years and loved her family and her friends. She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach, reading, cooking for people and scrapbooking. Mrs. Nichols loved to play with her dog Maxx.
Mrs. Linda Hollis, 68, of Covington, passed away on Dec. 29. Mrs. Hollis was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend to many. Her strong faith and love of the Lord kept her strong throughout her entire life. Her ministry encouraged and touched many in the community. She enjoyed puzzles, ceramics, quilting, gardening, crafts, and sewing. She also loved gospel music. Mrs. Hollis was preceded in death by her grandson William Todd Moss; ...
Mr. Larry Chester Hepner of Covington, 72, passed away Jan. 2. Mr. Hepner was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed both watching Georgia Tech football and the Atlanta Braves. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, surfing the Internet and visiting old museums and historical sites. Mr. Hepner loved meeting new people and had a great sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his parents Monte ...
Mrs. Allene Gunnells Floyd, 86, of Covington, passed away Dec. 26. Mrs. Floyd was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32, of Covington. She retired as secretary, from Colony Realty Company, after 30 years of dedicated service. In addition, she was a secretary for the law firm of King, Ballard & King. Mrs. Floyd was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting in her younger years, ...
In memory of a joyful spirit gone too soon. We pause to give tribute to Deacon Nathaniel B. Tyler with love and affection.
Mrs. Frances Hiott Quinn, 64, of Mansfield, passed away Dec. 27. She enjoyed reading, traveling to the mountains of North Carolina and Edisto Beach, S.C. She loved her family and her animals. Mrs. Quinn is loved, and will be missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Dell (Roberson) Hiott.
Mr. Ronald Dwayne McGiboney of Covington died on Dec. 23 at his residence. He was born on Aug. 23, 1962 in Covington to Ronald Lewis and Martha Laverne Pittman McGiboney.
On April 9, 1946, Brigitte Marie (Peggy) Hilz Hollingsworth was born in Germany where she spent her life through her youth.
Ronald Dwayne McGiboney of Covington died Monday, December 23 at his residence. He was born on Aug. 23, 1962 in Covington to Ronald Lewis and Martha Laverne Pittman McGiboney.
Mrs. Naomi "Granny B" Rice, 73, of Oxford, passed away Dec. 22. Utmost in her life was her strong faith in God. She was sincerely devoted to and enjoyed spending time with her husband and family. Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by her father "Dewey" Howard Hendrix; mother Willie Mae (Wade) Brock, better known as "Granny Brock;" sisters Ruth Burris and Janice Tumlin; and several brothers.
Ms. Molly Ann Pannell, 86, of Mansfield, passed away on Dec. 25. Ms. Pannell was a life-long resident of Newton County. She enjoyed building her career and she worked for Bailey Martin and Fay Insurance Company as an executive vice president for 40 years. She ended her career working as the school nurse at East Newton Elementary School, and tutoring children at Fairview Elementary. She had a giving and loving heart and due to the ...
Mr. James (Jim) Gist Hamilton Jr. of Covington, died Dec. 22. Mr. Hamilton was born Oct. 5, 1929 in Rome.
George Marion Verhey of Conyers, GA died Thursday December 20, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 5, 1918 in Pella, IA to James Henry and Laura Den Hartog Verhey. He served in the US Army in Italy during WW II as part of the 10th Mountain Division. During his career as a Construction Engineer George worked on projects such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Atlanta Civic Center, Georgia World ...
Mrs. Bonnie W. Nutt, 88, passed into glory on Nov. 23, from the Covington Manor Nursing Home in Covington. Mrs. Nutt was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver John Warren Nutt, husband of 62 years.