Randolph Crews, 73, of Oxford, passed away Feb. 14. Mr. Crews was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, or IBEW, for more than 30 years. He retired from the city of Covington, as a lineman for the electrical department, after seven years. He enjoyed freshwater fishing, watching his vegetable garden grow and traveling to Florida to visit his family where he enjoyed staying in his mother's home. Mr. Crews was a loving father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his wife Valerie (Lockhart) Crews and his parents James Lesley and Elizabeth Crews.Survivors include his ...
Mrs. Rheba Hart Oglesbee, 95, of Social Circle, passed away Feb. 12. The daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Osier Hart, she was born in Abbeville, S.C., in 1916. Mrs. Oglesbee graduated from the University of Georgia in 1935 and taught home economics in the Social Circle City School System for 32 years. She loved gardening and floral arranging and was a founding member of the Gateway Garden Club. She had a great love for entertaining family and friends and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband William Roy Oglesbee; sisters Marie H ...
Mrs. Sara (Coady) King, 72, a lifelong resident of Covington died Feb. 23. The daughter of the late Huel and Lorene (Gunn) Coady, she was born in 1940 in Covington. She worked many years at Beaver Manufacturing as a winding operator. She was a member of County Line Baptist Church. She loved to sing in the choir, read and take care of her family. Mrs. King is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Harper and her parents.
Mr. Thomas H. "Tom" Hunt, age 61, of Covington passed away February 27, 2012. He was born April 3, 1950 in San Mateo, California to the late Harmon King and Dorothy Mildred Heuton Hunt. Tom was raised in California and graduated from Peninsula High School in San Bruno and attended San Mateo College. While growing up in California Tom was a member of San Carlos Community Church, he went to work for Western Airlines in San Francisco, who merged with Delta Air Lines and he moved to Atlanta and was with the airlines for over 34 years. He enjoyed playing ...
Hazel McClure Jones of Mansfield, passed away February 27, 2012, at the age of 95. Mrs. Jones was a long time and faithful member of Mansfield United Methodist Church. She was an exceptional wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved her family dearly, and will be missed by her family and friends. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Harwell Jones, her son, James Harwell Jones and her parents, Jonathan and Mary (Thompson) McClure.
Judy Shepard of Walnut Grove, passed away March 6, 2012, at the age of 68. She was a devoted wife and mother for 52 years, and she loved her grandchildren dearly. Mrs. Shepard was preceded in death by her father, Gardner Clyde Reynolds.
Mary Dorn Evans, 80, left for Heaven in the afternoon of March 8th. Her only son, Chris, was by her side. Mary was widowed fourteen years ago. She leaves behind Chris, her daughter-in-law Kimberly, beloved grandchildren Sarah Jan, John (also in Heaven), Andrew, and Deanna Rae. She is also survived by her sister, Louise Erskine of Anderson, SC, along with nieces and nephews, Celia Erskine Wilson, Michael Dorn and Mark Dorn. Mary was blessed with an abundance of precious friendships as a result of nearly 50 years as a resident of Newton County. She had a fun-loving spirit who was ...
Lena Reynolds of Covington, passed away March 8, 2012, at the age of 93. She was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church, and attended The Church at Covington. When she wasn't walking around Covington, she enjoyed swinging on her front porch greeting neighbors as they passed by. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends at Mamie's Kitchen. Mrs. Reynolds was preceded in death by her parents, Sharp Spencer and Mary Lula (Wilson) Reynolds.
Linda R. Miller of Covington, passed away March 11, 2012, at the age of 59. Ms. Miller was an active member of Red Oak United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, and loved to spend time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Benjamin and Edna Mae (Benson) Reed.
Mary Ann Cox of Covington, passed away March 15, 2012, at the age of 78. Mrs. Cox loved reading, sewing, traveling, and working with her roses in her garden. She loved music, and especially enjoyed playing the piano. She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer Eugene and Shirley Josephine (Reynolds) Mayfield.
Bill Rutledge of Mansfield, passed away March 14, 2012, at the age of 40. Bill, and his wife, Leigh are owners and operators of Rutledge Air Services, Inc. He is loved, and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Bill was preceded in death by his father, J.W. Rutledge.
Lula Clara "Peewee" Ricks of Covington, passed away March 15, 2012, at the age of 62. Mrs. Ricks enjoyed crafts, sewing, bowling, and butterflies. She loved her family dearly, and will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Crawford and Essie Jurell (McElhannon) White; and her sister, Betty Jean Hatchcock.
Mr. William Jody McDaniel of Covington died March 24, 2012 at the age of 70. He was born in Covington to the late Ellis Elmer and Bertha Estelle (Swords) McDaniel. Jody enjoyed playing golf, gardening and
Ray Ellis Thacker of Covington, GA passed away Sunday March 25, 2012 at his residence. He was born on June 22, 1925 in Covington, GA to Norman Hill and Ola Mae Harvey Thacker. He retired from Fort Gilliam after 37 ½ years of service and then opened Ray and Son Lawn Mower Repair. He loved his family and enjoyed helping his family and friends.