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 Davis, and together they were blessed with two sons, John and Jerry. After Margie passed away in 1975, he married in 1976 Minnie Lou ...
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.
Lloyd Milas "Bo" Lyda, 26, of Oxford, passed away March 22. He was a 2005 graduate of Newton County High School and attended Georgia Perimeter College after he graduated. He enjoyed fishing, singing and performing in plays. His favorite music was country. He loved animals, especially cats.
Mrs. Betty McKinley Bagwell, 83, of Social Circle, passed away March 21. She moved to Social Circle in 1965 from Decatur. She worked as a cashier for Food Giant Grocery Store and retired after 19 years of service.
Mr. Joe Hoyt Brewer, age 64, of Mansfield passed away March 22, 2013 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to James Hoyt and Mae Pitts Brewer on September 3, 1948. Mr. Brewer enjoyed working with his hands and could build anything. He loved spending time with his family and working in his garden.
Mr. Joseph Hall Jefferson, 77, of Covington died yesterday, March 16. He was born June 21, 1935 and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold William and Annis Lee (Twyman) Jefferson; and his beloved brother Robert Moseley Jefferson.
Mr. Marlin D. Engelhardt, 80, of Covington passed away March 13 at Riverside Healthcare Center in Covington. Mr. Engelhardt was born in Saronville, Neb., the son of Victor E. and Katherine Brening Engelhardt.
Aileen Dye, 93, died peacefully March 9, at the home of her son, James Robert Bertram in Covington. She was preceded in death by her husbands John F. Bertram Jr. and James G. (Jack) Dye. Mrs. Dye was born in Corbin, Ky., the daughter of Samantha Pearl Baker Lawson and James Marion Lawson, both natives of Corbin. She was their only child and early proved to be a strong student and gifted musician. She was proud of the education she received in Corbin schools. She went on to graduate from Cumberland College (now University of the Cumberlands) and received her ...