Ms. Maxine Cosby Harris departed this earthly life On Nov. 13. On April 26, 1967, Maxine Cosby was born in Morgan County, to the late Freeman Cosby, Sr. and Betty Clemons. The family later moved to Newton County, where she was educated in the Newton County School System. She was united in matrimony in 1997 to Mr. Larry Harris. The union was blessed with a beautiful daughter, Layonna.
Marvin T. Pressley of Covington, passed away November 15, 2011 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. He was 70 years old at the time of his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Zelvia (Bishop) Pressley. Mr. Pressley enjoyed hot rod cars, drag racing, fishing and mechanical work. He was a selfless man who had a heart of gold and was willing to help anyone. He loved driving a loader and going to the mountains. Mr. Pressley was a member of the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion. He will be remembered as a ...
Lorene P. Rainey of Covington, passed away November 16, 2011, at the age of 96. Mrs. Rainey was a faithful member of Alcovy United Methodist Church, for over 30 years, and loved her church family dearly. She enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves, reading, and working in the flower garden. Mrs. Rainey loved her family, and enjoyed cooking for them. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Rainey; and her parents, Monroe Sanford and Leona (Evans) Pair.
Elizabeth L. Alley of Covington, passed away November 14, 2011, at Newton Medical Center.She was 75 years old at the time of her death.She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewellyn Irwin and Louella Price, sister, Dorothy, and brother, Junior Price.Mrs. Alley was a member of the Red Hat Society in Covington, and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Kathryn Reagan Hunnicutt, age 94, of Covington passed away November 12, 2011.She was born August 1, 1917in Covington, Georgia to the late William L. and Eleanor Capes Reagan.Mrs. Hunnicutt was a very active and long time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Covington, serving for many years as the Treasurer of the Sunday school.She was also retired after 51 years of service from Belk's Department Store.She was preceded in death by her husband, William Edward Hunnicutt.Mrs. Hunnicutt is survived by her Nieces and Nephews, other family and close friends.
Mr. Frank A. McCrackin of Covington died November 10, 2011 at Rockdale Medical Center at the age of 86.He was born to the late Arthur C. and Georgia Ann Dunn McCrackin in Telfair County, GA, was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was employed by Williams Brothers Lumber Co. for 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, gardening and mowing the yard at church. A cowboy at heart, he enjoyed westerns and horseback riding.Frank was a huge GA Bulldog fan, and loved spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Jimmy Knight.
Randall T. Wade, Sr., of Mansfield passed away November 9, 2011 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.He was 53 years old at the time of his death.He was preceded in death by his parents, Zinnie Aubury and Gladys Mildred (Blankenship) Wade.Mr. Wade enjoyed fishing, watching TV, traveling, and learning.He loved spending time with his family.
Mrs. Jewell T. Shelton of Mansfield passed away November 2, 2011 at Newton Medical Center.She was 97 years old at the time of her death.She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Shelton, and parents, Arthur and Ophelia (Tanner) Callaway.Mrs. Shelton was a homemaker who enjoyed vegetable and flower gardening.She was a wonderful cook, with cakes being her specialty.Mrs. Shelton was a member of Mansfield Baptist Church, where she was a faithful nursery worker for many years.She loved being with her grand and great-grandchildren.
Mr. James R. "Jim" Coody, age 80, of Covington passed away November 1, 2011.He was born in Jersey, Georgia on January 23, 1931 to the late Newton and Ruth Carroll Coody.Mr. Coody was a member of Lovejoy United Methodist Church, an avid collector and a member of the VFW having served his country in, both the United States Navy and the Untied States Air Force.
Genell Harper passed away at her home in Oxford surrounded her family, October 31, 2011.She was 60 years old at the time of her death.She was preceded in death by her husband, George Robert Harper; parents, John Bailey and Mae (Finley) Tilson; and her mother-in-law, Susie J. Harper.Mrs. Harper loved spending time with her grandchildren, family, and friends.She enjoyed the time she spent at her lakehouse, as well as fishing, crafts, reading, bird and deer watching, and flowers.She also enjoyed Thursday night family dinner dates at El Charro.
Allie Brock Hawkins of Covington, passed away October 29, 2011, at the age of 92. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. Mrs. Hawkins retired from Bibb Manufacturing Company after nearly 38 years of employment. She loved reading, flower gardening, and vegetable gardening. She was an excellent cook, and everyone especially enjoyed her black walnut cake and coconut pies. Mrs. Hawkins was preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Hawkins; and her parents, William John and Allie (Shewbert) Brock.
LCpl Aaron Michael Fowler of Conyers, passed away October 27, 2011, at the age of 19. LCpl Fowler was on reserve status, having served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a 2010 graduate of Salem High School, in Conyers. LCpl Fowler was a black belt, in karate, and enjoyed riding ATV's, running, playing tennis, riding jet skis, traveling, and sky diving.