Raburn Lee Crawford, of Covington passed away Nov. 21, 2013 at the age of 80. He was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church and was a dedicated employee of Bonded Service Warehouse for 47 years. He was thankful for all his blessings, his home and especially his family, whom he loved dearly. He enjoyed shopping at yard sales and pawn shops. Mr. Crawford loved gardening, giving vegetables away and riding his grandchildren on his farm equipment.
Joseph Frank Lawson Jr., 82, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (Seidel) Lawson, 86, died at their home in Shady Dale, November 19, 2013. They were married 66 years, and together they instilled in their children the values of hard work, honesty and faith in the true God Jehovah. Mrs. Lawson was a devoted wife and mother and an ideal sister to Eugene M. Seidel of Portland, Ore.
Ronald Lee Dimery, of Oxford, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013, at the age of 78. He met and married the love of his life, Dottie, at Florida State University, and they were married for 58½ years. Mr. Dimery was an accomplished residential and commercial architect, winning multiple awards for historic preservation. He dearly loved his family and his country. A Boy Scout troop leader, he enjoyed being outdoors and was an adventurer extraordinaire. Mr. ...
Anabel Bleckley Donaldson died at Newton Medical Center on November 19, 2013. She was born in Clayton, Georgia in 1924. Anabel was the daughter of the late Leon and Irene Bleckley of Clayton, Georgia. Anabel is survived by her brother Dr. James Bleckley of Anderson, South Carolina, her daughter Anna Donaldson of Oldsmar, Florida, her son Robert Bickford of Dallas, Texas, and her daughter Candace Wagner of Covington, Georgia. Anabel attended Rabun County High School ...
Dr. Charles Samuel Frady, husband, father, grandfather, teacher, and mathematician, passed away on November 13, 2013. Born on September 30, 1937, in Sylva, N.C., to Sarah and Ellis Frady, and one of 11 brothers and sisters,Charlie began life with meager circumstances. At the age of 3, Charlie was stricken with polio, but this tragic diagnosis turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Instead of dropping out of school to work in the town mill, ...
Lee Ann Brown, of Covington, passed away November 15, 2013, at the age of 52. She was at home surrounded by her loving family after fighting a long illness.
Nadine White Long, 82, of Porterdale passed away Nov. 11, at Covington Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Long enjoyed sewing and reading. She was a member of Central Community Church in Covington and will be remembered as a devoted wife, aunt and friend to many. Mrs. Long was preceded in death by her parents, Rupert Eugene and Ammerett (Butler) White.
Mary A. Burch of Covington, 92, passed away Nov. 11. Mrs. Burch was a choir member and longtime Sunday School teacher at both Porterdale and Oxford Baptist churches. She was a very Godly woman who loved the Lord and was involved in the homebound ministry, visiting the shut-ins. Mrs. Burch enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, reading and working crossword puzzles. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who knew her.
Mary Bowie Whittaker of Covington passed away Nov. 8. The daughter of Roy E. and Odessa Davis Bowie, she was born in 1932, in Manchester. She graduated from Porterdale High School in the Class of 1949 and was also a graduate of Crawford W. Long School of Nursing. Ms. Whittaker worked as a surgical nurse at Georgia Baptist Hospital and for Dr. Charles Dowman for many years. She was preceded in death by her beloved son, Joe Whittaker, and her brother, James Richard Bowie.
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C.F. Henderson, of Covington, passed away Nov. 7, 2013, at the age of 91. Mr. Henderson was employed by Firestone Tires in Covington for 17 years, and operated Henderson's Phillips 66 Station for many years. After selling his gas station, he worked for Almon Construction Co. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where his son, the Rev. Harold Ray Henderson, served as pastor. Prior to his membership at Grace, he was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Martha K. Hewell of Social Circle passed away November 8, 2013, at the age of 84. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church, where she served as leader of the nursery department for many years.
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William R. (Randy) Hudgins died peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. He was 77 years old.
Minnetta Nelms of Covington passed away November 6, 2013, at the age of 78. Mrs. Nelms taught at Cousins Middle School for more than 30 years. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and fishing. Mrs. Nelms loved her family dearly, and cherished her time with each of them.
Elwin S. Stephens of Oxford, 77, passed away July 23. Mr. Stephens was a veteran of the United States Army and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was owner and operator of E.S. Stephens Heating & Air for over 30 years. When he wasn't working, Mr. Stephens enjoyed working in his yard. He was preceded in death by his wife, Janie (Deerman) Stephens.
Sonya Dooley Evans, 42, of Covington, passed away on July 27, 2013. She dearly loved her family and was very proud of her girls, Amber and Mackenzie. Mrs. Evans never met a stranger, and if you knew her, you loved her.
A Celebration Of Life For Mrs. Lillie "Betty" Smith Wednesday, July 31, 2013 1:00 p.m. Springfield Baptist Church 1877 Iris Drive S.E. Conyers, Georgia 30013 Pastor Eric W. Lee Eulogist Assisted By Others ...
Mildred Parrish Patrick, 95, passed away on July 25, 2013 at her current
A daughter of one of Newton County's early farming families, Marjorie Inez Adams Rainey, a long time Covington, GA homemaker, age 98, died peacefully at home in Marietta, GA on July 28, 2013. Mrs. Rainey was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Emory Lloyd "Too Tall" Rainey. She was born in Mansfield, GA to James Oscar Adams and Carrie Theresa Lasseter Adams, one of 12 children. She was a graduate of ...
Sylvester Cheatham Jr. of Covington died July 24 at his residence. He was born in 1927 in Orlando, Fla., to Sylvester and Luella Windsor Windsor Cheatham Sr. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed playing poker, fishing and watching NASCAR. He liked all sports especisally baseball and the Braves. He was a lifelong member of the VFW.
Beatrice Leachman Moore, 86, of Covington, passed away July 25 at Riverside Healthcare Center. Mrs. Moore loved working in her yard, growing flowers and vegetables. She enjoyed reading her Bible, crocheting and playing the guitar. She attended several Baptist churches in Newton County during her lifetime.
Celebration Of Life For Mr. Sylvester Horton "Big Baby" Sunrise Sunset June 4, 1948 July 22, 2013 Saturday, July 27, 2013 12:00 P.M. Early Hope Baptist Church Covington, Georgia Pastor Kenneth Williams, Eulogist Assisted By Others. Interment Early Hope Cemetery Mr. Sylvester "Big Baby" Horton began life on June 4, 1948 in Covington, Georgia, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Johnny (Luevina) Horton. He was educated at Washington Street School. He worked and was ...
Vera Annette Oliver, 79, passed away July 21 at her home in Oxford. Mrs. Oliver was a professional seamstress, making everything from doll clothes to wedding dresses. Her daughter had the honor of wearing a wedding dress fashioned by her mother when she married. She was a member of North Rockdale Baptist Church, as well as Macedonia Baptist Church, in Oxford, serving as choir director in both churches. She also attended Corinth Christian Church. She ...
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"Chris" Christopher Charles Campbell, 29, of Covington, passed away on July 19. Mr. Campbell was a very generous person; he would give anyone in need the shirt off his back. He dearly loved his family and loved to make people laugh and smile.
Homegoing Celebration For Mrs. Annie Maude Johnson Maddox Saturday, July 20, 2013 11:00 A.M. Good Hope Baptist Church Hwy 162 S Covington, Georgia 30016 Pastor E.J. Tomlinson, Eulogist Assisted By Others. Interment Johnson Family Cemetery Covington, Georgia Mrs. Annie Maude Johnson Maddox was the third child born to Mr. Johnnie Johnson and Mrs. Sweetie Wyatt Johnson's growing family on April 10, 1911. She married Mr. Wesley Maddox at a young age and ...
Florine W. Hardy of Covington died July 17 at her residence. She was born in1919 in Jackson, the daughter of Otis and Lelia Woods. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. She enjoyed baby sitting for her friends and neighbors.
Sullivan Robert (Bobby) Bridges, 54 years old, of Newborn, passed away on July 13 at Emory Midtown Hospital.
Clarence Morgan Allgood Jr., 65, of Social Circle, died on July 6. He was born in Athens in 1947, the son of the late Clarence Morgan Allgood Sr. and the late Geneva Thompson Allgood.