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John Andrew McClurg

Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory

August 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Michael Lee Jones

Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory

August 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Willie James Glenn

Wheeler Funeral Home and Crematory

August 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Charles “Pete” L. Smith

Charles "Pete" L. Smith of Covington passed away July 27, 2016, at the age of 74. Charles was a member of Christ Cornerstone Church. He ...

July 29, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Jimmy Dale Anderson

Jimmy Dale Anderson, 69, of Conyers, Georgia passed away July 23, 2016. Mr. Anderson was born in Ballinger, Texas to the late Walter and Olga ...

July 29, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Hubert Ray Pye

Hubert Ray Pye, 61 of Loganville, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016. He was a loving husband, brother and uncle. Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing and ...

July 29, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


James V. Brown

James "Jimmy" V. Brown, 70 of Mansfield passed away peacefully at his home, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. He was born in Madison, Georgia to Winford ...

July 29, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


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Dorothy Everitt DeFoor (Dot) Powell

The funeral for Dorothy Everitt DeFoor Powell, 88, of East Atlanta and Covington, will be Saturday, July 21, 2012, at 1 pm at A.S. Turner Funeral Home, 2773 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. The Rev. Max Vincent of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, Oxford, Ga., will officiate. Mrs. Powell passed away July 14 at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living of Decatur. The family will receive visitors at A.S. Turner before the funeral, beginning at 11 a.m. A reception and remembrance will follow at 2 pm at Arbor Terrace, 425 Winn Way, Decatur. The burial service will be at 5 ...

July 20, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Zachary Booher

Zachary Booher

July 19, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


William Moyers Winn Jr.

William Moyers Winn Jr., 84, passed away July 15. Mr. Winn was a native of White Plains but had made his home in Covington for many years. He served in the United States Navy from 1946 until 1953. He was a 1956 graduate of University of Georgia receiving his master's in accounting. He did his internship in Los Angeles at Price Waterhouse from 1956 until 1958. He served as the accountant at the Newton County Hospital 1958 until 1959 and worked for Walker Meadows Garrett and Laney, CPA, in Macon from 1959 until 1963. Mr. Winn opened his accounting ...

July 17, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Raymond Mitchell

Raymond Mitchell, 88, of Covington, passed away July 16. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served his country during World War II. Mr. Mitchell participated in action against the enemy at Peleliu, Palau Group, was among the first to land at Okinawa and Ryukyu Islands and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received at Okinawa. He was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church. Mr. Mitchell was employed by C&D Batteries for 20 years, before retiring from Golden State Foods. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was a surrogate father to ...

July 17, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Sara Greer Prosser

Sara Greer Prosser, age 98, passed away on July 15, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Sara Catherine Greer, the second child of Henry Clifford and Lillie Granade Greer, was born June 23, 1914 in Griffin, Georgia. After the death of her father the family moved to Mansfield, Georgia in 1919. She attended school in Mansfield and graduated from Mansfield High School in 1931. She attended Bessie Tift College in Forsyth, Georgia and graduated in 1935. After teaching in Georgia and South Carolina for 8 years, she married James (Jimmy) Prosser in 1943. They raised two sons in Mansfield. Outside ...

July 16, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Douglas J."Jackie" Dial

Mr. Douglas J. "Jackie" Dial, 68, of Oxford passed away July 14, 2012 at Newton Medical Center. He was born January 24, 1944 in Covington to the late Frances Jackson and Mary Lou Townley Dial. Mr. Dial was a true craftsman in every sense of the word, he enjoyed woodwork, metal craft, gardening and painting were just some of his passions along with his love of animals and fishing. He was a mechanic by trade and retired from ADF after 16 years of service.

July 16, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Pate Massey

Mr. Pate Massey age 87 of Covington died Friday, July 13, 2012 at Abbey Hospice. He was born in Homer, Georgia on March 6, 1925 to the late Charles and Ada Massey. He proudly served this great country in the United States Navy and was retired from General Motors-Lakewood Plant after 35 years and he was a Jack of All Trades. Pate was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

July 13, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Kathryn Reeves House

Kathryn Reeves House, RN, 79, of Covington, passed away July 11. Miss House was a 1950 graduate of Newton County High School, and a 1953 graduate of Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing. She was one of the first registered nurses for Newton County Hospital when it opened. She later went to work for Dr. E.J. Callaway, and was his nurse for 37 years, until retirement. Miss House was an active member of North Covington United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 39 years and also held several offices within the church. For many years, she was the ...

July 12, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Darrell Bohanan

Mr. Darrell Bohanan, age 76 of Royston passed away July 9, 2012 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville. He was born February 2, 1936 in Covington, Georgia to the late Olin Steele and Edna Dingler Bohanan. Mr. Bohanan worked in telecommunication retiring from Bellsouth and from Nortel working as a Network Manager. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Bohanan.

July 10, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Pamela Crawford

Pamela Susan Crawford of Covington, GA passed away on July 3, 2012. She was born on May 25, 1950 in Porterdale, GA to Blanche Ellington Jones and Wallace Jones.

July 05, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Jenkins

Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Jenkins of Porterdale passed away July 2, at her residence. She was born in 1943 in Wilkes Barre, Pa., to Willard and Beatrice Cropp. She was a member of Victory Tabernacle where she sang in the choir. Her hobby was making ceramics. She loved her family and enjoyed being involved with her children and grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

July 03, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Millard “Buddy” Rowe

Millard "Buddy" Rowe, 87, of Newborn, passed away July 2. Buddy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served his country during World War II. He was a deacon and charter member of Parkwood Hills Baptist Church, as well as Deacon Emeritus at Shiloh Baptist Church. He founded the Georgia Hummers Association and Newborn Taxidermy and co-founded of the Newborn Horneyhead Festival and Fishing Tournament. Mr. Rowe enjoyed photography and was an avid hunter, fisherman and bee keeper. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Elizabeth (Jackson) Rowe and his parents Claude Millard and Maggie Lee ...

July 03, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Jenkins

Margaret Elizabeth"Peggy" Jenkins of Porterdale, GA passed away Monday July 2, 2012 at her residence. She was born on September 14, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, PA to Willard and Beatrice Cropp. She was a member of Victory Tabernacle where she sang in the choir. Her hobby was making ceramics. She loved her family and enjoyed being involved with her children and grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

July 02, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Rev. Alfred Luther Key

Rev. Alfred Luther Key of Hartwell, GA was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. He was born on August 18, 1925 in Augusta, Ga to Luther Moody and Lucy Chavous Key.

June 29, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Billy L. ‘Bobby’ Golden

Mr. Billy L. "Bobby" Golden, 75, of Monticello, passed away Saturday June 23, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

June 28, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


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