Annie E. Strickland, 72 of Covington, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Abbey Hospice. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Annie enjoyed sewing, fishing and camping with her family. She loved going to Good-Will and Walmart and loved hummingbirds. Annie was a care giver to everyone and never met a stranger.
Betty Jackson Hilliard, 84, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016. Mrs. Hilliard was born in Sandersville to the late Ernest and Annie Jackson. She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Lee Hilliard, Sr., and son Billy Lee Hilliard, Jr. Betty is survived by her daughter and son in law Vicky and John Fowler of Newborn; son Craig Hilliard of Covington; Nieces Jean Jackson and Kathy Jackson of Sandersville; nephew Ken Jackson of Sandersville; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Tommy Wilson Queen, Sr., 49, of Mansfield passed away March 2, 2016. Tommy was an amazing father and always very supportive. He cherished the time spent with his grandchildren, and he adored his bull mastiff "Sasha". Tommy liked to go fishing, hunting and playing in horseshoe tournaments. In addition, he enjoyed being outside, and was a Georgia Bulldog Fan. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Preceding him in death was his father, Billy Joe Queen, Sr.
Patricia "Patty" Marie Carter, 81, of Covington, died February 29, 2016. She was born on March 17, 1934 in Newark, Ohio and grew up in Granville, Ohio. A loving wife and mother, she is survived by her husband, Fred E. Carter. They celebrated 62 years of marriage on December 26, 2015. Surviving are Jeff Carter (Kay) of Griffin; daughters, Phyllis Adams (Buddy) of Alamo; and Krista Yeomans (Kevin) of Covington; sisters, Maxine Montgomery of Granville, Ohio and Elizabeth Fulton (Robert) of Reno , Nevada; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by a son ...