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Sibyl Bowman Thompson

Sibyl Bowman Thompson, 87 of Oxford, passed away June 5, 2016. Thompson was a longtime member of Salem United Methodist Church where she faithfully attended ...

June 06, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Gail Parker

Gail Parker, age 62, of Covington, passed away May 31, 2016. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11 ...

June 01, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Sylvester "Blue" Stanford, Sr

Celebration of Life

May 30, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Mary Ann Rhodes Harrison

Mrs. Mary Ann Rhodes Harrison

May 29, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Emory Allen “AJ” Johnson

Allen "AJ" Johnson, 58, passed away peaceably on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Allen was the youngest son of Kenneth D. and Joyce (Bowen) Johnson Sr ...

May 28, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


James Edwards

James P. Edwards, 88 of Covington passed away May 26, 2016. Mr. Edwards was a member of High Point Baptist Church for 67 years, where ...

May 27, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


James ‘Jimmy’ Pound

James "Jimmy" Lamar Pound, 85, of Covington, passed away at his home on May 25, 2016, surrounded by his family. Jimmy was born March 8 ...

May 27, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Charlotte Ivy Davis

Charlotte Ivy Davis, of Griffin, passed away May 19, 2016, at Spalding Regional Medical Center in Griffin. She was born on Feb. 19, 1943, at ...

May 27, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Kelvin LaFond Govan

Celebration The Life

May 25, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Morrison

Celebration of Life

May 25, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


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Mr. Andrew Louis Bostick

A Celebration Of Life

December 29, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Mary Louis Cunningham

Mary Louis Cunningham, of Covington, passed away at the age of 78. Mrs. Cunningham was an avid fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and Philadelphia Eagles. She enjoyed collecting jewelry and cooking. Mrs. Cunningham especially loved baking cakes and delivering them to family, friends and local businesses. Because of her love for animals, she was a faithful supporter of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Mrs. Cunningham cherished the time she spent with her family. She was preceded in death George Robert Cunningham, her husband of 54 years; and parents George and Mary Jane Bankler.

December 29, 2015 | Caldwell Cowan | OBITUARIES


Chuck Lamar (Noon) Stodghill

A homecoming celebration for Mr. Chuck Lamar (Noon) Stodghill

December 26, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Dexter Derrell Parker

A Celebration Of Life

December 26, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Emma Jean Presley Petty

Emma Jean Presley Petty, 81, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Piedmont Newton. She was born in Eatonton to the late Walker and Lillie Mae Strange Presley. Emma was preceded in death by her husband Billy Petty.

December 18, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Timothy Owen Tyler

Timothy Owen Tyler, 48, of Covington, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, December 13, 2015. He was the loving son of Gail Tyler of Covington; deeply devoted father to his children, Chantz and Madison Tyler; a newly proud grandfather to Madison's son, Brayden; and a loving brother and uncle to Dane Tyler and his family, all who survive him and all of Covington.

December 18, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Willie Jean Smith

Homegoing Celebration

December 17, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Jeanette Kathryn Strauss

Jeanette ("Jenny") Kathryn Strauss, 71, departed this life on December 11, 2015.

December 17, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Robert Sullivan

Robert Sullivan of Covington, passed away December 15, 2015, at the age of 92. Mr. Sullivan, a Purple Heart recipient, honorably served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He recognized his family as his greatest accomplishment in life. Mr. Sullivan was a faithful member of County Line Baptist Church, in Covington, for more than 60 years. He relished time spent outdoors fishing, riding his four-wheeler, hunting and trapping. Additionally, he enjoyed raising his turkeys and chickens. Mr. Sullivan was often found crafting things with his hands. He was loved and respected by many and will ...

December 16, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Martille T. Floyd

Martille T. Floyd, a lifelong resident of Newton County, passed away December 7, 2015, at the age of 95. Mrs. Floyd retired from Bibb Manufacturing Company after 37 years of dedicated employment. Following her retirement, she continued working 11 years at Covington Moulding. Mrs. Floyd faithfully attended Porterdale Baptist Church. She loved her family dearly, and cherished the time they spent together. She was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Floyd; parents, Carl and Jettie (Moon) Thomas; and her sister, Geneva Garrett.

December 15, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Vianne Kelly Peay

Vianne Kelly Peay of Oxford passed away December 12, 2015, at the age of 57. A devout Christian, Vianne enjoyed knitting, gardening, reading, following politics and spending time with her children and grandson. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in English from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. In addition, Vianne was a supporter of Georgia and Newton County 4-H and the Arts Association in Newton County, where she volunteered her time. She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Kelly; as well as her maternal grandparents, Roy and Viola Bagwell.

December 14, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Brian Keith Terrell Humphery

A Celebration of Life and Homegoing

December 13, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Doby E. White

Doby E. White, 86 of Covington, passed away Monday, December 7, 2015 at home. He was born in Decatur to the late Oscar and Annie Lou Doby White. Doby graduated from SW DeKalb High School in 1946 where he was selected the "Most Quiet" of his class. He was a standout baseball player. Doby was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. Doby was a self-employed dairy farmer for most of his life with his brother George. In his later years, he was employed as a guard at Hercules and an avid vegetable gardener.

December 10, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Wilbur ‘Bo’ Fisher

Coach Wilbur "Bo" Fisher, 79 of Oxford, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Emory University Hospital. He was born in Porterdale to the late JC and Willie Fisher. He was also preceded in death by his four brothers and four sisters.

December 10, 2015 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Addie Joe Shepherd Williams

Homegoing Celebration

December 10, 2015 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


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