Mr. James Arthur Doucette, 78, of Covington, passed away Nov. 25. He graduated from technical school in the field of electrical construction and maintenance. Mr. Doucette joined the U.S. Navy, and proudly served his country as Electrician's Mate Second Class, before being honorably discharged after four years. He was recruited by Trans-World Airlines, for Kennedy Space Center, to supervise air-conditioning crews as well as the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of space oriented environmental control systems. With the phasing-down of the space program, Mr. Doucette returned to private industry as a self-employed, licensed, service contractor.
Mr. Elmo Wayne Shrader, 70, of Mansfield, passed away Nov. 14. He loved his family dearly and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and his dogs Spreckles and Scooter.
Mr. Shrader was a veteran of the United States Navy; and enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, playing golf and working in his workshop. In addition, he enjoyed studying his genealogy and gazing through his telescope he made himself. He was preceded in death by his father Elmer O. Shrader; sisters Yvonne McCord and Elizabeth Tomayko.
Mr. James Hicks Evans, of Conroe, Texas, passed away on Nov. 12. Mr. Evans was born on Jan. 16, 1960, to Guy and Rebecca Evans of Covington. He graduated from George Walton Academy in 1978. Mr. Evans served five years in the U.S. Navy. Mr. Evans' childhood was spent involved in activities with First Baptist Church in Covington, and playing little league ball. At the time of his death, he was living in Conroe, Texas, where he had been in declining health for the past few years. Mr. Evans was preceded in death by his father Guy V. Evans ...
James Goolsby was born Feb. 17, 1938 in Newton County, to Rose Bub Goolsby and Newt Cole. Mr. Goolsby grew up in Newton County. He was a graduate of the class of 1958 at R.L. Cousins High School. He was employed at Hercules for 27 years and received numerous awards for his services. Upon his retiring, he was a valued employee at Young Funeral Home for the past 18 years.
Mr. Goolsby professed his faith at an early age and joined Macedonia Baptist Church of Covington. He was an active and faithful member for many years serving as chairman ...
Mrs. Virginia "Ginger" Pogue, 67, of Covington, passed away Nov. 10. She obtained a master's degree in counseling from Liberty University and was the co-founder of Georgia Association of Play Therapy. She was a 40 year plus member of Covington Christian Church and enjoyed playing the violin, sewing and quilting. Mrs. Pogue was preceded in death by her parents Byron Russell and Dorothy Anne (Barnd) Lee and brothers Gordon R. Lee and Richard R. Lee.
Mr. Daryl Kiser, 63, of Buckhead, passed away Nov. 7. He attended Lakepoint Community Church, in Eatonton. He loved traveling, woodwork and spending time on the water. He was owner and operator of Plaza Computers, in Covington. Mr. Kiser was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Marie (Patterson) Kiser.
Mrs. Betty Beagin, age 65, of Porterdale passed away November 9, 2012. She was born November 20, 1946 in Houston, Alabama to the late James Troy and Laura Henderson. Mrs. Beagin enjoyed gardening, reading and spending time with her family especially her great granddaughter McKenzii.
Mrs. Frances Aikens Drummond, 83, of Covington, passed away Nov. 9, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta. Born Feb. 26, 1929, in Pike County, Drummond was the oldest daughter of William Curtis Aikens and Louise Vaughn Aikens.
Mr. Ralph Abercrombie Jr. passed away Nov. 8, at Abbey Hospice, in Social Circle, following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Ruth Abercrombie and his only sister Angie Abercrombie.
Mr. Paul Winston Kitchens, the beloved husband of Kay Kitchens and the son of Paul and Gladys Kitchens, was born on May 19, 1943, in Macon. He passed on Nov. 2, as a steadfast integrity keeper to Jehovah God. Memorial services will be held tomorrow, Nov. 10, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 13075 Ga. Highway 36, Covington.
Mr. Lewis DeWayne Scott, 49, of Covington, died on Nov. 2. Born in Greenville, S.C., Mr. Scott was a former cabinet maker and of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his mother Virginia Sanders Schellenberg and her husband Walter, of Covington; his father Leonard R. Scott of Greenville; his wife Debbie Scott of Simpsonville; daughter Megan Scott of Simpsonville; granddaughter Alyssa Lucas; sister Cindy Scott Edwards of Deland, Fla.; brother Randy Scott of Piedmont; half-sister Michelle Scott of Lake Hartwell; half-brother Tommy Scott of Anderson; his long-time special friend Johnnie Sanders of Covington; and numerous cousins.