Helen Churchill age 68, of Mansfield passed away February 1, 2016. She was born January 5, 1948 in Porterdale to the late Adel Jasper and Mary Ellen Boyd Underwood. Mrs. Churchill was a lifelong resident of Newton County and enjoyed doing crafts, traveling when she could, fishing and loved her cat "Blackie". She was preceded in death by her brother; Ray Underwood.
Mrs. Mavis Boyd Walker, age 73, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. She was born in Vina, Alabama on March 4, 1942 to the late William Harvey and Helen Brown Jones. Mrs. Walker enjoyed sewing, decorating for Christmas and traveling. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Mrs. Walker was a supervisor at Oxford Manufacturing for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her first husband; Omie Lee Boyd and her second husband; Gary Walker.
Edna Dunevant Wilson of Covington passed away January 28, 2016, at the age of 95. Mrs. Wilson was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church where she enjoyed worship and fellowship with her church family. She retired from Covington Molding after more than 20 years of service. Famous for her biscuits, she enjoyed cooking and family gatherings under the old oak tree. In her previous years, she and her husband loved traveling together. Mrs. Wilson's greatest joy was working in her yard. Preceding her in death were her husband, Judson Wilson; parents, Sam and Susie Dunevant; and six siblings.
James Marvin Manry, 68, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Edison he was the son of the late Gordon and Lucille Manry. His brother, Gordon Manry, Jr., also predeceased him.
Guy Tucker, age 77, of Oxford, Ga., passed away on January 22, 2016. Guy had complications from chemo therapy after a brave and long battle with Lymphoma. Guy was predeceased by his parents, Guy and Hazel Tucker, Mom Polly, his siblings, Rose, Walter and Margie and his only son, Mike. Guy is survived by his wife of 44 years, Margaret and his daughter, Melanie and her husband, Johnny, children: Donna, Brian, Jonathan and Trey, Katie, and son, Landyn, and Lynn & Bobby Kirkland and their son David. He is also survived by his son's wife Melinda Pittman of College Station ...
Willie Gordon Downing died peacefully at his home on January 21, 2016, at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his father, Gordon Downing; mother, Emma Prince Downing; sister, Pauline Downing; sister, Ollie Peacock. His many friends knew him as "Bud" Downing. Bud was a master builder by trade. He operated a construction firm with his father until his father's death in 1967. After the death of his father, he and his brother-in-law, Z.B. Peacock, operated Peacock Construction Co. until the late 1990's.
Deanna Franklin of Covington, passed away January 24, 2016, at the age of 52. Deanna was a faithful member of Canaan Baptist Church and loved her church family dearly. She was a 1611 KJV Bible-believing, missions-minded Christian lady who loved presenting the Gospel and sharing Christ with others. She was a dedicated employee of AT&T for 31 years. Deanna always put others before herself, and will undoubtedly be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her father, Doyle Hensdill.
Guy Tucker, age 77, of Oxford, Ga., passed away on January 22, 2016. Guy had complications from chemo therapy after a brave and long battle with Lymphoma. Guy was predeceased by his parents, Guy and Hazel Tucker, Mom Polly, his siblings, Rose, Walter and Margie, and his only son, Mike. Guy is survied by his wife of 44 years, Margaret and his daughter, Melanie and her husband, Johnny, children: Donna, Brian, Jonathan and Trey, Katie, and son, Landyn, and Lynn & Bobby Kirkland and their son David. He is also survived by his son's wife Melinda Pittman of College Station ...
Wesley Freddie "WF" Cole, Jr., 83 of Covington, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Northside Hospital in Atlanta. Wesley was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved gardening, camping, fishing and hunting. Wesley was a man of his word who valued honesty. He was caring and loving to all he knew and had a great sense of humor. Wesley proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He was born in Trenton, Mississippi to the late Wesley F., Sr. and Lottie Mae Westbrook Cole. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by ...
Leonard Carl Moore, 51 of Covington, passed away, Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at Halcyon Hospice in Atlanta. Leonard was a loving son, brother and uncle and will be missed by all who knew him. He was born in Gainesville to the late Leonard Moore and Jeanette Stubbs Bradley.
Joyce Smith passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at DeKalb Medical Center, at the age of 78. Joyce was born in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Malcolm and Alma Harrison. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Charles E. Smith; brother, Ronnie Moore; sisters, Clarice Plymale, Patricia Stinnet; sisters-in-law, Betty Elliott and Mary Ann Beauseau.
Arleene Deloris Baird Wynn, 65 of Conyers, passed away at Emory Midtown, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. She was born in Yonkers, New York to Leslie R., Sr. and Florance Kampa Baird. Arleene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Martha Reynolds Cole, 78, of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away after a long fight with Alzheimer's disease Monday, January 18, 2016. Born and raised in Covington to Everett and Lavada Reynolds, Martha graduated from Newton County High School. She later met her first husband Robert Charles Bayliss and put down roots in St. Petersburg, Florida. Martha was a devoted mother and loved her four boys - the "Bayliss Boys" - Rob (Jan), Matt (Christine), Joe (Johanna) and Mitch. She was also crazy about her grandkids, Ethan, Joe Jr., Grace and Gage.