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.
Mrs. Barbara Jean (Manning) (Engram) Pitts, 79, was called home Dec. 29. She passed away at her home with her family by her side. She is preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Rhunelle Manning; brother Thomas Lewis Manning; sons Dana Engram and Scott Pitts. She loved flowers, painting, crafts, playing cards and working puzzles. Surviving are husband Maj. William H. (Bill) Pitts of Conyers; son Thom and Lynn Pitts of Covington; daughter Rosa ...
Mrs. Wanda Jane Nichols, 47, of Covington, passed away Jan. 2 at Newton Medical Center. Mrs. Nichols was preceded in death by her father Charlie Britt Wilson. She taught Sunday school for more than 20 years and loved her family and her friends. She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach, reading, cooking for people and scrapbooking. Mrs. Nichols loved to play with her dog Maxx.
Mrs. Linda Hollis, 68, of Covington, passed away on Dec. 29. Mrs. Hollis was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend to many. Her strong faith and love of the Lord kept her strong throughout her entire life. Her ministry encouraged and touched many in the community. She enjoyed puzzles, ceramics, quilting, gardening, crafts, and sewing. She also loved gospel music. Mrs. Hollis was preceded in death by her grandson William Todd Moss; ...
Mr. Larry Chester Hepner of Covington, 72, passed away Jan. 2. Mr. Hepner was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed both watching Georgia Tech football and the Atlanta Braves. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, surfing the Internet and visiting old museums and historical sites. Mr. Hepner loved meeting new people and had a great sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his parents Monte ...
Mrs. Allene Gunnells Floyd, 86, of Covington, passed away Dec. 26. Mrs. Floyd was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32, of Covington. She retired as secretary, from Colony Realty Company, after 30 years of dedicated service. In addition, she was a secretary for the law firm of King, Ballard & King. Mrs. Floyd was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting in her younger years, ...
In memory of a joyful spirit gone too soon. We pause to give tribute to Deacon Nathaniel B. Tyler with love and affection.
Mrs. Frances Hiott Quinn, 64, of Mansfield, passed away Dec. 27. She enjoyed reading, traveling to the mountains of North Carolina and Edisto Beach, S.C. She loved her family and her animals. Mrs. Quinn is loved, and will be missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Dell (Roberson) Hiott.
Mr. Ronald Dwayne McGiboney of Covington died on Dec. 23 at his residence. He was born on Aug. 23, 1962 in Covington to Ronald Lewis and Martha Laverne Pittman McGiboney.
On April 9, 1946, Brigitte Marie (Peggy) Hilz Hollingsworth was born in Germany where she spent her life through her youth.
Ronald Dwayne McGiboney of Covington died Monday, December 23 at his residence. He was born on Aug. 23, 1962 in Covington to Ronald Lewis and Martha Laverne Pittman McGiboney.
Mrs. Naomi "Granny B" Rice, 73, of Oxford, passed away Dec. 22. Utmost in her life was her strong faith in God. She was sincerely devoted to and enjoyed spending time with her husband and family. Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by her father "Dewey" Howard Hendrix; mother Willie Mae (Wade) Brock, better known as "Granny Brock;" sisters Ruth Burris and Janice Tumlin; and several brothers.
Ms. Molly Ann Pannell, 86, of Mansfield, passed away on Dec. 25. Ms. Pannell was a life-long resident of Newton County. She enjoyed building her career and she worked for Bailey Martin and Fay Insurance Company as an executive vice president for 40 years. She ended her career working as the school nurse at East Newton Elementary School, and tutoring children at Fairview Elementary. She had a giving and loving heart and due to the ...
Mr. James (Jim) Gist Hamilton Jr. of Covington, died Dec. 22. Mr. Hamilton was born Oct. 5, 1929 in Rome.
George Marion Verhey of Conyers, GA died Thursday December 20, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 5, 1918 in Pella, IA to James Henry and Laura Den Hartog Verhey. He served in the US Army in Italy during WW II as part of the 10th Mountain Division. During his career as a Construction Engineer George worked on projects such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Atlanta Civic Center, Georgia World ...
Mrs. Bonnie W. Nutt, 88, passed into glory on Nov. 23, from the Covington Manor Nursing Home in Covington. Mrs. Nutt was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver John Warren Nutt, husband of 62 years.