Mrs. Allene Gunnells Floyd, 86, of Covington, passed away Dec. 26. Mrs. Floyd was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, and the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 32, of Covington. She retired as secretary, from Colony Realty Company, after 30 years of dedicated service. In addition, she was a secretary for the law firm of King, Ballard & King. Mrs. Floyd was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting in her younger years, but her real hobby was her family. She loved her family dearly, and especially enjoyed spending time with her great-grandchildren. Mrs. Floyd was preceded in death ...
Mrs. Frances Hiott Quinn, 64, of Mansfield, passed away Dec. 27. She enjoyed reading, traveling to the mountains of North Carolina and Edisto Beach, S.C. She loved her family and her animals. Mrs. Quinn is loved, and will be missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Dell (Roberson) Hiott.
Mrs. Naomi "Granny B" Rice, 73, of Oxford, passed away Dec. 22. Utmost in her life was her strong faith in God. She was sincerely devoted to and enjoyed spending time with her husband and family. Mrs. Rice was preceded in death by her father "Dewey" Howard Hendrix; mother Willie Mae (Wade) Brock, better known as "Granny Brock;" sisters Ruth Burris and Janice Tumlin; and several brothers.
Ms. Molly Ann Pannell, 86, of Mansfield, passed away on Dec. 25. Ms. Pannell was a life-long resident of Newton County. She enjoyed building her career and she worked for Bailey Martin and Fay Insurance Company as an executive vice president for 40 years. She ended her career working as the school nurse at East Newton Elementary School, and tutoring children at Fairview Elementary. She had a giving and loving heart and due to the loss of her brothers, she became both mother and father in raising her nieces and nephews. She enjoyed gardening and traveling for business and pleasure ...
George Marion Verhey of Conyers, GA died Thursday December 20, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 5, 1918 in Pella, IA to James Henry and Laura Den Hartog Verhey. He served in the US Army in Italy during WW II as part of the 10th Mountain Division. During his career as a Construction Engineer George worked on projects such as Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Atlanta Hartsfield Airport, Atlanta Civic Center, Georgia World Congress Center, and various other buildings in the southeastern United States, primarily with Steel Incorporated in Scotdale, GA. He was a charter member of the ...
Mrs. Bonnie W. Nutt, 88, passed into glory on Nov. 23, from the Covington Manor Nursing Home in Covington. Mrs. Nutt was preceded in death by her husband and caregiver John Warren Nutt, husband of 62 years.
Ms. Linda Hammond, 65, of Covington, passed away Dec. 20. She enjoyed cooking, working in her yard and taking care of animals. Ms. Hammond loved the Lord Jesus Christ and because she had a heart of gold, she enjoyed helping those less fortunate, especially during the holiday season. Most important, Ms. Hammond was a devoted mother, granny, sister, aunt and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Von and Nannie Elizabeth (Berrong) Arrowood.
Mrs. Angela E. Ward, 47, of Covington, passed away peacefully on Dec. 15 after a battle with cancer. She enjoyed scrapbooking, arts and crafts, tutoring and playing paintball with her husband. She also enjoyed traveling, especially cruises. Mrs. Wand was preceded in death by her husband Adam Ward and her parents Robert and Shirley Massey.
Mrs. Carrie Helen Rand of Covington died on Dec. 12, at Rockdale Medical Center. She was born in 1929 in Enfield, N.C., the daughter of Johnny and Elizabeth Battle Richardson. Mrs. Rand was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a retired employee of Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., and was an active member of Mount Olive Baptist Church of Buffalo. She loved to travel and watch and old black and white western movies.
Mr. John H. Park Jr., 82, of Covington, passed on to reunite with his parents John and Emma Lou Park and sister Mrs. Edward (Helen) Gattis on Dec. 15. He was born in 1930 in Covington. He retired after 38 years of service as a general superintendent with General Motors Corporation. Mr. Park was also a veteran of the United States Army. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was loved dearly by his family and friends.