Scott Gober of Covington, passed away February 5, 2012, at the age of 53. Scott worked for Hercules, in Covington, for over 18 years. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, and meeting his friends at the Waffle House. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Lillian (Kinsey) Gober.
Don Harrison of Covington, GA died MondayFebruary 6, 2012 at Rockdale Health Care Center.He was born on January 22, 1937 in Porterdale, GA to GoldieArthur and RuthUnderwoodHarrison. He was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church and the Elks Club. He was retired from General Motors after 34 years of service. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan and loved to fish.
Retired Major Joseph "Joe" A. Estep, age 76, of Oxford passed away February 3, 2012.He was born December 11, 1935 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Robert Shore and Ruth Bowman Estep.Major Estep served his country proudly for thirty years beginning his career in 1958 in the United States Air Force and then joining the United States Army in the early 1960's.He retired in 1988 and worked as an electronics technician at C&D Battery for a number of years, he was the past President of the Oxford Lions Club, a member of the Civil Air ...
Lisa Farmer, of Covington, passed away Feb. 2, 2012, at the age of 37. Lisa was a member of Covington Christian Church and worked as a supervisor for Love's Truck Stop. She was a very loving aunt, and loved her entire family dearly. She also had a love for animals, especially her dog, Buddy. Lisa was preceded in death by her father, Tony Farmer and her grandmother, Helen Ivey.
Mr. Mike Bogan, 61, of Mansfield and formerly of Redan, passed away Feb. 3, 2012. He was born Feb. 25, 1950, in Griffin, Ga., to the late Robert Leon Bogan and his mother, Elizabeth Mann Bogan, who survives him. Mr. Bogan was a member of Eastridge Community Church and a member of the American Legion. He served his country proudly during the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Navy. Mr. Bogan was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend.
Mrs. Veronica A. Gudelanis, 91, of Rutledge passed away Jan. 22. The daughter of the late Charles and Julia Totsky Vilgos, she was born in 1920 in Mayfield, Pa. Mrs. Gudelanis was very active in her church in her younger years; she loved to knit, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter S. Gudelanis and sisters and brothers Eleanor Liuzzo, Charles Vilgos, Joseph Vilgos, Michael Vilgos, John Vilgos and Mary Vilgos
Helen T. Young, 68, of Oxford, passed away Jan. 31. Mrs. Young was a nurse at Rockdale Medical Center for nearly 40 years. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors, walking the dog, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Raymond George and Edna Naomi (Pelfrey) Tippens and her brother Raymond Tippens.
Helen T. Young of Oxford, passed away January 31, 2012, at the age of 68. Mrs. Young was a nurse at Rockdale Medical Center for nearly 40 years. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors, walking the dog, and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond George and Edna Naomi (Pelfrey) Tippens; and her brother, Raymond Tippens.
Mrs. Veronica A. Gudelanis, age 91, of Rutledge passed away January 22, 2012.She was born February 20, 1920 in Mayfield, PA to the late Charles and Julia Totsky Vilgos.Mrs. Gudelanis was very active in her church in her younger years, she loved to knit, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter S. Gudelanis and sisters and brothers; Eleanor Liuzzo, Charles Vilgos, Joseph Vilgos, Michael Vilgos, John Vilgos and Mary Vilgos
Alison M. (Bell) Campbell, 56, of Covington died tragically Jan. 28. She was born in 1955 in Fulton County. She was preceded in death by grandparents Robert and Dorothy Jamieson and parents Walter McCoy and Carol Bowman. Mrs. Campbell was a dedicated employee of the Conyers Walmart for 13 years until the late 2000s. She was a bright, loving woman. Her greatest accomplishments in life were her grandchildren. She was a dedicated wife, mother, sister, grandma, aunt and friend. Mrs. Campbell always welcomed everyone with open arms.
Mary Frances Hardman of Covington died January 27, 2012 at the age of 97.She was born in Morgan County to the late Wiley Pope and Mamie Alliston and was the widow of Leonard Jack Hardman. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Newborn for 70 years and enjoyed working in her garden.
Jared S. Chambers of Covington, passed away January 25, 2012, at the age of 28. Jared was a very private person, but was a good friend who was always helping others and would go the extra mile to do so. His family would describe him as a "free-will child", who did his own thinking, and did things his own way. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, loved children, and enjoyed spending time with his first love, his dog, Boady. Jared had a very close group of friends, who along with his family, will miss him dearly. He was preceded in ...
Phyllis Krinks Nicholson of Covington died Jan. 19 at The Retreat in Monticello. She was born in 1929 in Sydney, Australia, to Stanley G. and Amy Krinks. She met and married Henry Frederick Nicholson during World War II in Sydney. After the war they settled their family in Fitzgerald, moved south to Lake Worth, Fla., and eventually moved to Covington 22 years ago. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Henry Frederick Nicholson, parents Stanley and Amy Krinks and brother Charles Krinks.
Edith Marie Owens, 87, of Covington, passed away Jan. 22. Mrs. Owens was a faithful member of Covington Church of Christ. She is loved, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Grover T. Owens; sons David Igo, Jerry Igo; parents Bertia Edgar Sr. and Clara Thelma (McDowell) White; brothers Bertia Edgar White Jr., William White.
Myrtle Fincher Banks, 91, of Covington, passed away Jan. 21. Myrtle Odessa Burney was the sixth of seven children of the late Henry and Lula Mae Burney. She grew up on a farm and attended the old Starsville School through the 9th grade. She married Herbert Fincher in 1944, and together they built their home in the Stewart Community of Newton County. Together they raised their two boys, Danny and Dennis, along with raising cotton, corn, cows, pigs, chickens, and rabbit dogs. She worked hard every day at the Porterdale Mill and The Covington Shirt Plant and retired as ...