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Mrs. Agnes Stephens Campbell

Agnes Stephens Campbell died on September 12, 2014, age 92, Marshfield, Wisconsin; formerly of Snellville. Agnes was born in Oxford, Georgia, 1922 to Pauline and Harold Stephens, and was the wife of (late) Thomas Lyle Campbell, mother of Mary Campbell Brown and Tom Campbell. She had six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Updated: sep. 16, 2014 10:26 p.m.

Mrs. Penelope (Penny) Cagle Rutledge

Penelope (Penny) Cagle Rutledge, age 63, of Porterdale, passed away September 13, 2014, following an extensive illness. She attended Porterdale Baptist Church, and enjoyed crocheting, reading, cooking and listening to music. She especially enjoyed listening to her grandson, Dylan, play the piano, and also spending time with her other grandson, Eli. Ms. Rutledge devoted her life to caring for her parents, daughter and grandsons. She had a great sense of humor and will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Bill and Maybell Cagle; and her sister, Peggy Batchelor.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:15 p.m.

Mr. Jesse D. Patten

Jesse D. Patten, 79, of Covington, died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Newton Medical Center. Mr. Patten was born in Richland to the late Jesse Greene and Viola Gunnels Patten.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 10:14 p.m.

Elida Tanner

Mrs. Elida Tanner, age 80, of Oxford, Georgia passed away September 15, 2014.  She was born August 23, 1934 in Miami, Florida to the late Vernon Franklin and Mary Lee Armstrong.  Mrs. Tanner was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad and also worked for Emory University and the Newton County Library.  She enjoyed traveling especially out west and to National Parks, she enjoyed gardening, knitting, collecting and she loved frogs. 

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Posted: sep. 15, 2014 4:20 p.m.

Mrs. Catherine Crenshaw Berry

Catherine Crenshaw Berry, also affectionately known as “Nanny”, passed away September 10, 2014, at the age of 100. She enjoyed cooking, quilting, spending time outdoors and canning vegetables. She owned Berry’s Boat Dock, and for more than 72 years, people came expecting to see her sitting on the front porch swing! She never met a stranger. Nanny loved animals, but more than anything, she loved her family and cherished her time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie Franklin Berry; sons, Ronald Franklin Berry, Ralph Glenn Berry; parents, Ralph John and Corrine (Ivey) Crenshaw ...

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Mr. John Thomas Tillti

John Thomas Tiltti, 71, of Covington passed away at his home on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. He was born in New York, New York to the late Phillip and Helvi Tiltti.

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 3:55 p.m.

Glen Selin

Glen Selin, 56, of Covington passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014.  He was born September 16, 1957 in Hearst, Ontario, Canada to the late William and Edna Selin.  Glen was a fun loving, hardworking man.  He loved life and lived it to the fullest daily.  Glen loved to travel and worked for USNR as a project manager where he traveled all over the world.  He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Covington and enjoyed helping throughout his community; building planter boxes in Porterdale and well houses for friends, he loved every minute of it.  Mr. Selin was ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 10:32 a.m.

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