Millard "Buddy" Rowe, 87, of Newborn, passed away July 2. Buddy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served his country during World War II. He was a deacon and charter member of Parkwood Hills Baptist Church, as well as Deacon Emeritus at Shiloh Baptist Church. He founded the Georgia Hummers Association and Newborn Taxidermy and co-founded of the Newborn Horneyhead Festival and Fishing Tournament. Mr. Rowe enjoyed photography and was an avid hunter, fisherman and bee keeper. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Elizabeth (Jackson) Rowe and his parents Claude Millard and Maggie Lee ...
Margaret Elizabeth"Peggy" Jenkins of Porterdale, GA passed away MondayJuly 2, 2012 at her residence.She was born on September 14, 1943 in Wilkes Barre, PA to Willard and Beatrice Cropp. She was a member of Victory Tabernacle where she sang in the choir. Her hobby was making ceramics. She loved her family and enjoyed being involved with her children and grandchildren.She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Rev. Alfred Luther Key of Hartwell, GA was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday,June 28, 2012 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center.He was born on August 18, 1925 in Augusta, Ga to LutherMoody and LucyChavousKey.
Linda Baker Moore, 66, of Covington, passed away June 24. She was born in 1945 at her family's home place in north Rockdale County. At 11, she became a follower of Jesus Christ and never wavered on that foundation. As a school girl, she distinguished herself as a scholar and was Star Student her senior year at LaGrange High School. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Valdosta State College with a B.A. in English. For years, she served her community as a devoted pastor's wife, mother, and teacher. She lived well. She loved lavishly. She filled our ...
Hazel McIntyre, 94, of Covington, passed away June 26 at Southern Plantation in Loganville. She was preceded in death by her husband Rayburn Denver McIntyre and parents George Washington and Nettie (Bowen) Smith. She enjoyed reading, sewing and traveling. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.
Jerry H. Holmes, 86, of Social Circle, passed away June 23. Mr. Holmes, a Purple Heart recipient, was a veteran of the United States Army. He proudly served his country during World War II, the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, and served as a guard for General George S. Patton.
He was a lifelong resident of Social Circle, a member of First Baptist Church of Social Circle and the Dawson Masonic Lodge #68, of Social Circle, for more than 60 years. Mr. Holmes was a residential framer for more than 50 years, and was owner and operator of T & J Holmes ...
Gervaise Dimsdale Eberhardt, 89, of Conyers, passed away June 25. Mrs. Eberhardt worked for 30 years with Bibb Manufacturing Co., Callaway Mills, and Sears Roebuck & Co., but her priority was raising her family of 5 children while maintaining her ministry as pastor's wife and music director. She was a faithful member of Church of The Lord Jesus Christ, in Milstead, for 49 years. She operated a successful rental property business, and helped many homeless and troubled families. Mrs. Eberhardt enjoyed gardening, raising various farm animals, especially chickens, was a remarkable seamstress, a gifted musician, and an accomplished guitar player ...
Cornelia Morton Smith, 88, of Oxford, passed away June 6. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, cooking, reading, nature and animals - especially butterflies, and she enjoyed writing letters. Mrs. Smith was a devoted Christian and she loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy Reaves Jr., son Marvin Chetfield Smith, parents Lowe William and Nealie (Meiere) Smith, sister Emily Jewel Smith Florence and her brothers William Lowe "June" Smith Jr. and Weldon Eugene Smith.
Mr. Thomas J. "Tom" Raynor, age 87, of Newborn formerly of Atlanta passed away June 8, 2012 at his residence. He was born October 26, 1924 in Hillsborough, North Carolina to the late Ed J. and Arlena Scarlett Raynor. Mr. Raynor was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Atlanta. He was an insurance agent selling insurance for many years before retiring and starting his own business, Better Bonding Company located in Atlanta. Mr. Raynor served his country during World War II, serving in the United States Navy.
Mr. John Rile Bentley, III, age 47 of Covington passed away May 23, 2012 at his residence. He was born September 24, 1964 to his father John Rile Bentley, Jr who survives him and his mother Ruth Elkins Bentley who preceded him in death. Mr. Bentley Enjoyed watching NASCAR races and shooting guns he was also an avid reader of Western novels.
Mrs. Shirley Ann Ellis, age 61 of Newborn passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Mrs. Ellis was born in Lansing, MI to the late Clifford P. Jensen and Donna M. Savage. She was a homemaker, an avid pet lover and a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.
Louise J. Bagienski passed away at her home in Oxford, May 19, 2012. She was 90 years of age at the time of her death. Mrs. Bagienski was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Alex Bagienski, and her parents, Franklin and Lillian Lucille James. She was an avid golfer and volunteered as a Pink Lady at the local hospital. Mrs. Bagienski was also active in Hillcrest Methodist Church in Macon, GA.
Mr. Michael S. Crowe, age 50, of Covington passed away May 18, 2012. He was born May 17, 1962 in Covington to his father the late Bobby Gene Crowe and his mother who survives him Sylvia Morrell Crowe. Mr. Crowe was baptized as a child at Higher Praise Tabernacle, he enjoyed fishing, collecting hats and Hot Wheels, he also enjoyed tinkering on lawn mowers and was the first customer at Waffle House #625 where he enjoyed being with his friends. He was preceded in death by his brother Roscoe Daniel Crowe.