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 ...
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.
Mr. Charles Eugene "Gene" Gadilhe, 88, of Covington passed away March 28. Mr. Gadilhe was born in Ensley, Ala., to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gadilhe.
Mr. Jimmy K. Thomas of Covington died March 26 at Newton Medical Center.
Mr. Jack Eugene Smith, 58, of Shady Dale, died Monday, March 25, at his residence after an extended illness.
Mr. Clayton Barnette, 73, of Conyers, passed away March 24, after a brief illness. He enjoyed fishing, yard work, gardening, his cats, dining out and the movies.
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. ...
Mary Evelyn Wilson Meador, 87, our sweet mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died Feb. 28, in Bountiful, Utah. She was born in 1925, in Covington, the daughter of Mary and Charlie Wilson, the youngest of three girls. She was raised in Covington and attended Covington High and the Atlanta Business School. She married her sweetheart James Thompson Meador in 1948.
Daryl Herbert Norman, 59, of Covington, passed away March 10. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. Norman was a member of High Point Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting and baseball. He is loved and will be missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Christopher Daryl Norman and his parents Henry and Lillian (Hodges) Norman.
Funeral services for Bobby "Tutt" Clark will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at Horis A. Ward's Fairview Chapel.
Mrs. Melody Lynn Ingle, 60, of Conyers, began her eternal life with her heavenly Father on March 9. She was a teacher and recently retired from the Newton County School System. She was a devout Christian, always following God's will for her life and loved to support her husband in his music ministry. Mrs. Ingle loved teaching, reading, taking scenic motorcycle rides, spending time at the lake and going to yard sales with her family. ...
Mrs. Mary Martha Brock Holcombe, 88, formerly of Mansfield, died Wednesday, March 6 in Greenville, Tenn.
Mrs. Helen C. Ricks of Covington, 87, passed away March 6. She was born in Griffin, to Percy and Rosie (Berry) Christian, was a lifelong resident of the Oak Hill Community and faithful member of Covington Church of God. Mrs. Ricks enjoyed quilting, sewing, cooking and baking. She was friendly to everyone and never met a stranger. Mrs. Ricks was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, J.W. Ricks; one brother ...
Homegoing Celebration For Mrs. Velma Perry Wilborn Sunrise Sunset September 17, 1918 March 4, 2013 Thursday, March 7, 2013 11:00 A.M. Union Grove United Methodist Church 757 Dixie Road Covington, Georgia 30014 Rev. Kenneth Norrington, Pastor, Eulogist Assisted By Others Mrs. Velma Perry Wilborn was born September 17, 1918 to the late Mr. Ed Perry and Mrs. Mammie Turner Perry, born in Newton County, she was the third of five children, all her siblings preceded ...
Mrs. Josephine Canup Savage, 85, of Covington, passed away Feb. 28. She worked for the Oxford shirt plant for 38 years and enjoyed vegetable gardening.
Mr. Robert W. (Sonny) Prince Jr., 80, of Monticello, passed away March 1. Mr. Prince was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He was employed by General Motors – Lakewood Plant, and retired after 35 years of dedicated service.