Mildred "Ms. Bill" Catchings of Covington died September 24, 2011 at the age of 82.She was born in Talladega Springs, AL, to the late Amos and Mary Elizabeth "Kelly" McDaniel and was the widow of the late Herbert Hoover Catchings. She is preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Herbert Catchings and 10 brothers and sisters. She was a wonderful and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Mr. Bert Kilpatrick of Covington passed away Sept. 22. Mr. Kilpatrick was an U.S. Army veteran and served in World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife Jewell Kilpatrick and is survived by his daughter Carol Brown and her husband Tommy of Fayetteville; sons James Kilpatrick and his wife Judy of Covington, Sammy P. Flynt of Tyrone; brother, Harold Kilpatrick; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Dr. Walter A. "Beau" Beaumont, III, of Conyers, passed away September 19, 2011, at the age of 59 following an extended illness. The son of the late Walter A. Beaumont, Jr., and Virginia Wayne Beaumont, Beau was born in Atlanta on December 30, 1951. He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Susan (Lott) Beaumont, and children, Brittany Virginia Beaumont, Walter A. "Bret" Beaumont, IV, Yvonne Hoang, as well as one grandchild, Jonah. Other surviving family members include Covington resident, Virginia (Hooten) Lott, mother-in-law; and brother, Tucker Beaumont and his wife, Cathy, of Bent Mountain, VA; sister, Natalie Beaumont-Teel ...
Rufus Wilson Jackson of Covington, GA died WednesdaySeptember 14, 2011 at Newton Medical Center.He was born on February 13, 1933 in Social Circle, GA to Maylon and Clifford Mae Swords Jackson. He was a member of the Covington Elks Club, Golden Fleece Masonic Lodge and was retired from Lithonia Lighting. He loved Nascar Racing and watching his great grandchildren play sports.
Deane Stapp Smith of Covington passed away Sept. 11. Survivors include her daughters Kelley Hall of Conyers, Kimberleigh Gebhardt of Panama City, Fla.; grandsons Samuel Hall and Riley Hall; sisters Janice Queen of Covington and Treasey Johnston of Monroe; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Charlotte E. Crane, 67 of Covington passed away September 10, 2011 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle. Mrs. Crane was born in Forsyth, GA to the late George and Daisy Gordon Myers. She drove a school bus in DeKalb County for 28 years and is a member of Harvest Baptist Church in Covington. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
Mrs. Mildred Kitchens Watkins, age 94, a longtime resident of Oxford passed away September 10, 2011.She was born March 4, 1917 in Atlanta, GA to the late Thomas Watson and Ida Mae Wiley Kitchens.Mrs. Watkins was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening.She was predeceased by her husband of 71 years Mr. Wilburn Watkins, her daughter, Juanita Watkins George and her granddaughter, Tina George Carter.
Mrs. Joyce L. Sorrell passed away peacefully at her home in Oxford, Thursday, September 8, 2011. She was born in Atlanta, GA on February 24, 1933. She was a member of Oxford Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Joyce enjoyed watching NASCAR, and the Atlanta Braves; she loved hummingbirds, was a wonderful cook, and loved spending time with her family. Mrs. Sorrell was preceded in death by her husband, Richard L. Sorrell, daughter, Evelyn (Lynn) Daniel, and her parents, Leland L. and Elizabeth Lee Milam.
Mr. David O'Neal Boothe, age 71, a longtime resident of Covington passed away September 7, 2011 at his residence.He was born December 15, 1939 in Clopton, Alabama to the late Leamon O. and Addie Mae Lisenby Boothe.Mr. Boothe was a member of the Baptist Tabernacle and was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.He was a retired truck driver retiring for AAA Cooper.Mr. Boothe was preceded in death by his Wife, Bonnie Boothe, Daughter, Joy Lynn Boothe and his Son Michael Boothe.
Mrs. Patricia C. Malone, age 82, of Covington passed away September 5, 2011 at Newton Medical Center.She was born June 10, 1929 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Edgar O. and Mary Raper Culbertson.Mrs. Malone loved to travel, read and was a great bowler teaching many members of her family to bowl.She was preceded in death by her son, Michael O'Neal Malone and her granddaughter, Angie Marie Watson.
Kurt Hester passed away on Saturday September 3, 2011.He was born on August 25, 1988 and was a lifelong resident of Covington.He was a 2006 graduate of Eastside High School where he was active in youth sports and clubs.He attended Georgia College and State University.He is the son of the late Billy Hester, Jr., grandson of the late Billy Hester, and grandson on the late Carl E. Calender.
E.R. Sammons of Oxford, passed away September 5, 2011, at the age of 84. Mr. Sammons was a faithful member of The Baptist Tabernacle, and enjoyed gospel music concerts. He was a technical and mechanical innovator; and a great auto mechanic. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, watching NASCAR, and even enjoyed drag racing when he was younger. Mr. Sammons loved his family dearly, and was an excellent grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ethan Ramey and Annie Rooney (McWaters) Sammons.