Mr. Nikki Wade, age 48, of Covington passed away September 22, 2012. He was born in Conyers, Georgia to the late Charles and Mary Jeane Wade on December 16, 1963; he grew up in Lithonia and attended Lithonia High School. Nikki enjoyed being outdoors, spending time at the lake boating, fishing, camping and being with family. He enjoyed watching the history channel and loved his animals; Jake, Trip and Opie.
Mrs. Teresa Dianne Mask, 53, of Covington, passed away Sept. 19. Mrs. Mask enjoyed writing fiction, reading all types of books, listening to music and working at her church. She loved the holidays, especially Christmas, but most of all, she loved her family. She lived for her grandchildren and cherished the time spent with them. She was preceded in death by her father Cleamon Knight and her sister Rita Smith.
Rebecca "Becky" Alexander, 88, of Covington, died Sept. 14. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander were the owners of Covington Jewelry and Alexander Memorials. She served as the director of food services for the Newton County School System. Her cinnamon rolls and chili were legendary with school children. She was a member of the Pilot Club and the Eastern Star. She loved her family. She loved to cook and also enjoyed traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents William Bryant and Lillie (Thomas) Dobbs; and her son Tommy Alexander.
Mrs. Helen Knight, 84, of Covington passed away September 15, 2012. She was born in Waycross, Georgia to the late Ocie Clark and Corrine Piper Lowe on February 25, 1928. Mrs. Knight was a member of Cornish Mountain Baptist Church; she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family. She also enjoyed crocheting, and ceramics. Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her husband Mr. Bennie Knight.
Mrs. Naomi Lennis Huckeba Hankey, 99, daughter of Pendleton Harper Huckeba and Nancy Octavia Decker Huckeba, peacefully died Sept. 9 in Clinton, Tenn., while surrounded by family and loved ones. A wife, mother and friend, she was born in 1913 in Atlanta. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Ehrhardt Hankey; sisters Ora Pauline Huckeba Armstrong, Floy Talitha Huckeba Blake, Ruth Lee Huckeba Norton, Claudia Mildred Huckeba Thorington and Ione Marie Huckeba Edmunds; and daughters Nancy Margretta Hankey and Mary Lennis Hankey Carter. Mrs. Hankey began her work career in Atlanta with Southern Bell as a long-distance switchboard ...
Robert Walton Busby, 80, "Bob" and Norma Ruth Whitney Busby, 79, passed away this week and will be together and comfort each other in heaven as they did on earth. Bob died Tuesday, Sept. 4, unexpectedly and Norma passed away Sept. 6.
Mrs. Patricia Anne Coyner King, of Covington passed away September 7, 2012 at Newton Medical Center. She was born in Porterdale, GA to the late Wincel and Ellen (Fincher) Johnson. She loved reading, journaling and was a collector of clocks and angels. Mrs. King was preceded in death by her best friend and partner Tommy Cowen.
Kimberly Pippin, of Covington, passed away August 30, 2012. Mrs. Pippin was a member of Gaithers United Methodist Church and enjoyed attending The Church at Covington. She loved spending time with her family and her beloved dog, Zsha Zsha, who passed away with her. Mrs. Pippin was loved by many.
Mrs. Bettye Odum Hays, 74, of Mansfield passed away August 30, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Baxley, Georgia on July 30, 1938 to the late Archibald and Jewel Odum. Mrs. Hays was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was nurse for 24 years at Newton Medical Center, an avid reader, an Atlanta Braves fan and she loved going on vacation especially to the mountains.
Mrs. Annette Loyd, of Lexington, South Carolina formerly of Covington, GA passed away August 30, 2012. She was born July 27, 1918 in Covington, GA to the late C.C. and Lavinia Landrum Jones Worsham. Mrs. Loyd was a charter member of the Cotton Bowl Quilting Guild, a former member of First Baptist Church of Covington, GA a former member of Fidelis-Estherion Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church of Covington, GA. A.member of Lexington Baptist Church, Lexington, SC, and was retired from Lithonia Lighting where she worked as a receptionist. She was preceded in death by her husband James ...
Mr. Robert E. "Bob" Peterson, 70, husband of Linda Dunn Peterson, died Aug. 27 at his home. Born in Appleton, Wis., he was a son of Harold E. and Norma D. Killam Peterson. Mr. Peterson was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He retired as Operations Manager from International Paper. Mr. Peterson was a man who loved his God, family and job. He saw the good in everyone and never judged. Love is not an easy feeling to put into words. Neither is ...