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Linda Diane Parker Pickens

Linda Diane Parker Pickens, 63 of Conyers, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Washington County. She was born in Atlanta to the late Homer ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Thomas Richard Lagano

Thomas Richard Lagano, 52 of Jackson, passed away on April 5, 2016, while surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born on December 18, 1963 ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Roger Darryl Holloway

Roger Darryl Holloway, 52 of Social Circle, went to be with the Lord, Friday, April 1, 2016. He was born in Athens, to the late ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Walton Eugene Harris, Jr.

Mr. Walton Eugene Harris, Jr., 83, passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Benton House. He was born in Corsicana, Texas to the late Walton ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Linda Glover

Mrs. Linda B. Glover, 65 of Conyers, passed away April 6, 2016, at Piedmont Newton Medical Center. Glover was born in Porterdale to the late ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Mamie Ruth Pittard Almand

Mamie Ruth Pittard Almand, age 91, of Covington, passed away on April 7, 2016, at Harbor Grace Hospice in Atlanta. The daughter of the late ...

April 08, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Leland "Judge" Ellis

Mr. Leland "Judge" Ellis, age 91, of Oxford passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016. He was born December 12, 1924 to the late Clifford and ...

April 07, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Robert ‘Andy’ Cagle

Robert A. ("Andy") Cagle, 67, of Covington, passed away April 3, 2016, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle following a valiant fight with cancer. He ...

April 07, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Danny (Cool Whip) Reed Sr

Home Going Celebration

April 06, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Miss Laila Jenise Hardeman

Celebrating The Life

April 02, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Ms. Beverly Ann Cook Smith(Tennie Weenie)

Celebration Of LIfe

April 02, 2016 | Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Theresa Daniel

Theresa Daniel of Covington, passed away April 1, 2016 at the age of 64. Mrs. Daniel was a great cook and will be remembered for ...

April 02, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Yolanda Denise White Johnson

Mrs. Yolanda Denise White Johnson, 49, of 8138 North Links Drive, Covington passed on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at her residence.

March 31, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Dolores Moody

Mrs. Dolores U. Moody, 88 passed away Friday, March 25, 2016, at Abbey Hospice. She was born in Pablo, Colorado to the late Harold and ...

March 28, 2016 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mother Mary Ann Calhoun(Nanny)

Homegoing Celebration

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


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Ruben O’Kelley

Ruben O'Kelley, 82, of Covington died July 18. Mr. O'Kelley was preceded in death by his parents J.W. and Odie (Bowen) O'Kelley.

July 21, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Flossie Haines

Flossie Haines, 89, of Covington, passed away July 18. Mrs. Haines was a member of First Baptist Church, in Covington and loved spending time in her garden. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Lee Haines, daughter Beverly Lee DuVall, mother Mabel Gertrude (Brooks) Parker, and her father Griffin Smith.

July 21, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Dorothy Everitt DeFoor (Dot) Powell

The funeral for Dorothy Everitt DeFoor Powell, 88, of East Atlanta and Covington, will be Saturday, July 21, 2012, at 1 pm at A.S. Turner Funeral Home, 2773 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. The Rev. Max Vincent of Allen Memorial United Methodist Church, Oxford, Ga., will officiate. Mrs. Powell passed away July 14 at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living of Decatur. The family will receive visitors at A.S. Turner before the funeral, beginning at 11 a.m. A reception and remembrance will follow at 2 pm at Arbor Terrace, 425 Winn Way, Decatur. The burial service will be at 5 ...

July 20, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Zachary Booher

Zachary Booher

July 19, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


William Moyers Winn Jr.

William Moyers Winn Jr., 84, passed away July 15. Mr. Winn was a native of White Plains but had made his home in Covington for many years. He served in the United States Navy from 1946 until 1953. He was a 1956 graduate of University of Georgia receiving his master's in accounting. He did his internship in Los Angeles at Price Waterhouse from 1956 until 1958. He served as the accountant at the Newton County Hospital 1958 until 1959 and worked for Walker Meadows Garrett and Laney, CPA, in Macon from 1959 until 1963. Mr. Winn opened his accounting ...

July 17, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Raymond Mitchell

Raymond Mitchell, 88, of Covington, passed away July 16. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he served his country during World War II. Mr. Mitchell participated in action against the enemy at Peleliu, Palau Group, was among the first to land at Okinawa and Ryukyu Islands and was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received at Okinawa. He was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church. Mr. Mitchell was employed by C&D Batteries for 20 years, before retiring from Golden State Foods. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and was a surrogate father to ...

July 17, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Sara Greer Prosser

Sara Greer Prosser, age 98, passed away on July 15, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Sara Catherine Greer, the second child of Henry Clifford and Lillie Granade Greer, was born June 23, 1914 in Griffin, Georgia. After the death of her father the family moved to Mansfield, Georgia in 1919. She attended school in Mansfield and graduated from Mansfield High School in 1931. She attended Bessie Tift College in Forsyth, Georgia and graduated in 1935. After teaching in Georgia and South Carolina for 8 years, she married James (Jimmy) Prosser in 1943. They raised two sons in Mansfield. Outside ...

July 16, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Douglas J."Jackie" Dial

Mr. Douglas J. "Jackie" Dial, 68, of Oxford passed away July 14, 2012 at Newton Medical Center. He was born January 24, 1944 in Covington to the late Frances Jackson and Mary Lou Townley Dial. Mr. Dial was a true craftsman in every sense of the word, he enjoyed woodwork, metal craft, gardening and painting were just some of his passions along with his love of animals and fishing. He was a mechanic by trade and retired from ADF after 16 years of service.

July 16, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Pate Massey

Mr. Pate Massey age 87 of Covington died Friday, July 13, 2012 at Abbey Hospice. He was born in Homer, Georgia on March 6, 1925 to the late Charles and Ada Massey. He proudly served this great country in the United States Navy and was retired from General Motors-Lakewood Plant after 35 years and he was a Jack of All Trades. Pate was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

July 13, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Kathryn Reeves House

Kathryn Reeves House, RN, 79, of Covington, passed away July 11. Miss House was a 1950 graduate of Newton County High School, and a 1953 graduate of Piedmont Hospital School of Nursing. She was one of the first registered nurses for Newton County Hospital when it opened. She later went to work for Dr. E.J. Callaway, and was his nurse for 37 years, until retirement. Miss House was an active member of North Covington United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 39 years and also held several offices within the church. For many years, she was the ...

July 12, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mr. Darrell Bohanan

Mr. Darrell Bohanan, age 76 of Royston passed away July 9, 2012 at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville. He was born February 2, 1936 in Covington, Georgia to the late Olin Steele and Edna Dingler Bohanan. Mr. Bohanan worked in telecommunication retiring from Bellsouth and from Nortel working as a Network Manager. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Bohanan.

July 10, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Pamela Crawford

Pamela Susan Crawford of Covington, GA passed away on July 3, 2012. She was born on May 25, 1950 in Porterdale, GA to Blanche Ellington Jones and Wallace Jones.

July 05, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Margaret Elizabeth “Peggy” Jenkins

Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Jenkins of Porterdale passed away July 2, at her residence. She was born in 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.

July 03, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Millard “Buddy” Rowe

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 ...

July 03, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Jenkins

Margaret Elizabeth"Peggy" Jenkins of Porterdale, GA passed away Monday July 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.

July 02, 2012 | Staff Report | OBITUARIES


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