Mrs. Betty Beagin, age 65, of Porterdale passed away November 9, 2012. She was born November 20, 1946 in Houston, Alabama to the late James Troy and Laura Henderson. Mrs. Beagin enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time with her family especially her great granddaughter McKenzii.
Mrs. Frances Aikens Drummond, 83, of Covington, passed away Nov. 9, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta. Born Feb. 26, 1929, in Pike County, Drummond was the oldest daughter of William Curtis Aikens and Louise Vaughn Aikens.
Mr. Ralph Abercrombie Jr. passed away Nov. 8, at Abbey Hospice, in Social Circle, following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Ruth Abercrombie and his only sister Angie Abercrombie.
Mr. Paul Winston Kitchens, the beloved husband of Kay Kitchens and the son of Paul and Gladys Kitchens, was born on May 19, 1943, in Macon. He passed on Nov. 2, as a steadfast integrity keeper to Jehovah God. Memorial services will be held tomorrow, Nov. 10, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 13075 Ga. Highway 36, Covington.
Mr. Lewis DeWayne Scott, 49, of Covington, died on Nov. 2. Born in Greenville, S.C., Mr. Scott was a former cabinet maker and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his mother Virginia Sanders Schellenberg and her husband Walter, of Covington; his father Leonard R. Scott of Greenville; his wife Debbie Scott of Simpsonville; daughter Megan Scott of Simpsonville; granddaughter Alyssa Lucas; sister Cindy Scott Edwards of Deland, Fla.; brother Randy Scott of Piedmont; half-sister Michelle Scott of Lake Hartwell; half-brother Tommy Scott of Anderson; his long-time special friend Johnnie Sanders of Covington; and numerous cousins.
Mrs. Wilma Sorrow, age 90, of Covington passed away October 29, 2012 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. She was born July 8, 1922 in Canton, Georgia to the late William Asbury and Minnie Helton Gibbs. Mrs. Sorrow was a 75 year charter member of the Calvary Temple Holiness Church in Atlanta and in recent years attended The First Baptist Church of Covington. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, George Watson Sorrow, Jr., her husband of later years Reverend John Sorrow and her grandson Todd Watson Davis.
Mr. Randall Allen, 60, of Oxford passed away Oct. 21. Mr. Allen was preceded in death by his father James Melvin Allen. He loved hunting and fishing, all types of sports and was an avid collector of anything. He enjoyed gardening, joking around and was known to be very quick witted. Above all, he loved his family.
Mr. Allen is survived by sons and daughter-in-law Daniel and Leigh Ellen Allen and David Allen, all of Covington; mother Mary H. Hamlin of Monroe; sister and brother-in-law Sandra and Ron Elliott of Loganville; former wife Cathy W. Allen of Oxford; aunts Effie ...
Ms. Geneva Rhodes was born in Newborn on Dec. 1, 1951 to Mr. and Mrs. Leroy (Lula Hart) Rhodes. She was the fourth of their six daughters. Four sisters Rosie Rene, Selema, Bertha Lee and Charlene preceded her in death.
Ms. Rhodes was raised and educated in Newton County. At an early age, she joined the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, becoming an active and devoted member. She enjoyed serving on the kitchen committee. A very hard worker, Ms. Rhodes was employed at the Burnt Pines Plantation where she was one of the favorite cooks. She was known for preparing very ...