Ava Grace Hyers will celebrate her first birthday on Feb. 7. She is the daughter of Stephen and Kellie Hyers of Covington. Maternal grandparents to the toddler are James and Vickie Stevenson and paternal grandparents are James and Brenda Hyers. Sibling to Ava is Kenslie.
Colin Alexander Pittman, son of Zack and Amber Pittman of Newton County, celebrated his first birthday at his home Dec. 12. He is the grandson of Ray and Jane Pittman of Norcross and Ken and Diane Johnson of Dacula.
Christopher Carnell Barrett II, son of Christopher and Shaye Barrett of Covington, celebrated his first birthday Nov. 11. Maternal grandparents are Almond and Anita Turner of Covington. Paternal grandparents are the late Clarence and Barbara Ann Barrett of Social Circle. Great-grandparents are Lavancy Turner of Covington and Fred and Carrie Mae Usher of Covington.
Clara Beth Pickett, daughter of Shane and Stacy Pickett of Oxford, celebrated her first birthday Sept. 11 with family and friends at her house with a Winnie the Pooh themed party. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Linda Mooneyham of Lithonia. Paternal grandmother is Eloise Pickett of Oxford. Great-grandmother is Mildred Watkins. Big sister is Cora.
Charlotte Lillian "Charley" Thompson, daughter of Matt and Heather (Beck) Thompson of Covington celebrated her first birthday Oct. 20.
Kaitlyn & Kristen Bailey, twin daughters of Trey and Alonda Bailey of Covington, celebrated their first birthday July 15. Maternal grandparent is Sandra Hodges of Mansfield. Paternal grandparents are Hal and Robyn Bailey of Oxford and Wayne and Bonnie Kitchens of Covington. Great-grandparent is Harold Bailey of Oxford.
Alexander Shane Johnston, son of Heather and Shane Johnston of Conyers, celebrated his first birthday Sept. 5. Maternal grandparents are Yvonne Cheshire and Gene Lawson of Covington. Paternal grandparents are Tommy and Debra Johnston and the late Linda Johnston of Covington. Great-grandparents are Joel and Anita Johnston of Rutledge, Charlotte and the late James Lawson of Covington, Iona Cargile of Covington and Ray and Ann Cargile of Covington.
Jewel Hitchcock celebrated her 90th birthday on 9/9/09 with her family and friends in the Pine Grove Ladies Club. Hitchcock has been a member of the club for more than 50 years.
Annie T. Banks celebrated her 100th birthday July 1. Here, she stands behind a birthday cake during a celebratory program in her honor at Under the Stars Banquet Hall on Aug. 2.
Brennan Cole Freeman, son of Josh Freeman and Roxann Davis of Newborn, celebrated his first birthday July 10.
Allison Ruby Cruz, daughter of Isabel Gonzalez and Rudy Cruz of Covington, celebrated her first birthday July 7. Her brother is Alixter Rudy Cruz Jr.
Kamryn Leigh Juhan celebrated her first birthday June 26. She is the daughter of Matthew and Kaylé Juhan of Covington. Maternal grandparents are Kyle Gossett of Covington and Angela Keene of Sefner, Fla. Paternal grandparents are Angie Lloyd and Steve Juhan of Covington. Great-grandparents are Frank and Carol Gossett of Covington and George and Mary Juhan of Lithonia. Godmother is Erica Hardeman of Covington.
Mrs. Edna F. Johnson, a life-long resident of Covington and Newton County, celebrated her 100th birthday with a party attended by family and friends at the Macedonia Baptist Church on May 23. Family from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Mississippi and Ohio were on hand for the occasion. Mrs. Johnson was born in Newton County in 1909 to Mr. Johnny "Pa" Gaither and Odessa Gaither. An array of children, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were in ...
Ella Claire Holman, daughter of Ray and Carrol Holman of Oxford, celebrated her first birthday July 1. She is the sister of Lauren and Grant Holman and granddaughter of Raymond and Betty Holman of Oxford.
Hadley Elizabeth Dyer, daughter of Brian and Kim (Hibbard) Dyer of Gray celebrated her first birthday June 29.