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.
Mrs. Margaret Stowe, 85, of Oxford, passed away Feb. 2, at Abbey Hospice. She was born in Hogansville in 1927, the daughter of Warner and Ophelia Godfrey Rowe.
Mr. Joseph M. Isom, born in 1923, died Feb. 4. A native of Taft, Lincoln County, Tenn., Mr. Isom was the son of the late Athol Isom and Mildred Commons Isom.
Mrs. Margaret Stowe, age 85, of Oxford passed away February 2, 2013 at Abbey Hospice. She was born in Hogansville, Georgia to the late Warner and Ophelia Godfrey Rowe on November 6, 1927. Mrs. Stowe was an avid reader; she enjoyed cooking and was a former member of the Newton General Hospital Auxiliary. She retired from Belk's Department Store and also worked for a number of years at Harper's in Covington as well. A loving ...
Mrs. Clara Dunevent, 82, of Porterdale, passed away on Feb. 1. Mrs. Dunevent retired from Covington Molding after 25 years of service. She loved her family and enjoyed preparing meals and having them over on holidays. She also enjoyed camping, fishing and listening to gospel music. Mrs. Dunevent was preceded in death by her parents Ernest B. and Sadie Mae Mask; and brother Ernest Edward Mask. Survivors include her husband John Dunevent of Porterdale; daughters ...
Mrs. Elsie Mae Hodges Chaplin, 87, of Stockbridge, died Jan. 31. She was born in Walnut Grove, the daughter of Richard Preston Guthrie and Gaynell Castleberry Guthrie. She was also preceded in death by her husbands Raymond Thomas Hodges and Robert Lee Chaplin, and son Richard Preston Hodges.
Mrs. Doris Evelyn Byrd, 82, of Covington, passed away Feb. 1, at Newton Medical Center. She was a longtime member of Almon Baptist Church and loved flowers and her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Susie Dire; husband Wilbur Byrd; and son Scott Byrd. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Susan and Jimmy Minnick; sons and daughters-in-law Dennis and Robin Byrd, Mike and Diane Byrd, Mark and Sandra Byrd; 12 ...
Mrs. Pam Carithers, 52, of Covington, passed away Jan. 26 at Newton Medical Center. She was born in Cynthiana, Ky., in 1960. She was the owner and operator of Pam Taxi in Covington. She was also of the Christian faith and a member of Trinity Praise Center.
Mrs. Helen G. Peterson, 98, of Covington and Dunwoody, passed away on Jan. 25. Mrs. Peterson worked in retail sales for Davidson's Department store and eventually became a certified nursing assistant and an ombudsman for area nursing homes. She enjoyed flower gardening and was happily married for 40 years to A. Charles Peterson, who preceded her in death.
Mr. Randy S. Banks, 49, of Covington, passed away on Jan. 23. He loved his family and enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends. Mr. Banks was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Martha Banks, sister Deborah Ann Banks and brothers William Boyd Banks, Bob Banks and Tim Banks.
Ms. Mattie Pearl Woods Gaskin passed away on January 15, 2013. She was born on September 24, 1948 to the late Andrew "Blue" and Elnora (Gaither) Woods. Although Mattie was the first born of eleven girls and two boys, her motto was, "I am the first born but I am not the oldest". That is because Mattie had a forever young spirit and a real zest for living life to its fullest. Her father, mother, ...
Mr. Darrel "Slick" Lewis Hardeman passed away on January 21, 2013. He was born on September 14, 1961 in Newton County, Covington, Georgia to the late Mr. Curtis Hardeman, Sr. and Mrs. Mamie Hardeman. He attended Newton County High School. He was baptized at Early Hope Baptist Church at an early age.
Mr. Andrew "Jack" Walden, 84, of Covington, passed away Jan. 22. He was a dedicated father, devoted husband and loving caretaker to his wife Leola.
Mrs. Patsy McDonald, age 70, of Oxford passed away at her home surrounded by her family Sunday, January 20, 2013. She was born August 30, 1942 in Covington to the late John and Mary Ruth Hall Rutledge. A longtime employee of Oxford College Patsy loved her job and the people she worked with over her 28 year career. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church. The love ...
Mrs. Norma J. Travis, 80, of Covington, passed away Jan. 15, following a long illness. She and her husband Glenn were active members of the First United Methodist Church, in Covington.
Ms. Sara "Pinky" Black, 62, of Covington, died Jan. 14. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Sara Patton.