David Anthony Murphy, 51 of Conyers, passed away Saturday, January 30, 2016. He was born in Florence, Alabama to the late William John and Joyce Grigsby Murphy. David was a loving husband, father, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. His life revolved around his wife and children. David was a proud soccer dad, enjoyed grilling out, but his passion was his children. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Jill Christman Murphy; daughter Meagan Caroline Murphy; son, Jonathon David (JD) Murphy; sister and brother-in-law, Teresa and Tommy Teague; brother, Chuck Murphy; and many loving extended family members including many in-laws ...
Damon Card, 22 of Savannah and Jackson, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016, in Savannah. He was born in Decatur to Daniel and Pamela Card. Damon graduated from Jackson High School in 2012 where he played football, baseball, basketball, wrestling and track. He enjoyed playing the guitar, hunting drawing and was a member of the band Half Life. Damon especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Denton and Sybil Card.
Shirley S. Cody, 84, of Conyers passed away February 3, 2016. She was born in Newton County, August 2, 1931, to the late Ed and Clara Belle Stokes. Mrs. Cody was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. She was also a member of LAVFW 5290 of Conyers, Georgia, and she volunteered for seven years at Rockdale Medical Center.
Kathleen Ann Holmes Collins, of Loganville, passed away February 1, 2016, at the age of 66. Daughter of Rosemary Hargrove of Oxford, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Collins of Colorado; her father, Victor Allen Holmes; and step-father, Art Hargrove, Jr. of Covington. A native of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mrs. Collins is survived by her Mrs. Collins is survived by her mother, Rosemary Hargrove; brothers and their wives, Victor and Glynda Holmes of Loganville, Tom and Lynda Holmes of Oxford; step-brothers and their wives, Art and Myra Hargrove, Doug and Judy Hargrove; step-sister and her husband, Dr ...
Helen King, of Porterdale, passed away February 1, 2016, at the age of 94. Mrs. King was a wonderful cook and enjoyed preparing southern food for her family. She loved the Lord and gospel music. She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther (Boots) King; son, Billy King, and parents, Cleveland and Nora Barnes.
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.