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Mary Will Jolly Carmichael

Mrs. Mary Will Jolly Carmichael, age 94, of Rome, died at a local hospital Sunday April 12, 2015.

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Sara Stubbs

Ms. Sara B. Stubbs passed away on April 9, 2015. She was born in Newton County on June 16, 1927. She was a lifelong resident of Covington.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2015 11:34 a.m.

Melinda Ford

Melinda Ford of Covington died April 8, 205 of cancer.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2015 4:19 p.m.

Sara B. Stubbs

Ms. Sara B. Stubbs passed away on April 9, 2015. She was born in Newton County on June 16, 1927. She was a lifelong resident of Covington.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2015 2:39 p.m.

Jimmy Kirk

Jimmy Wayne Kirk, age 70, of Social Circle, died on March 23, 2015. He was born in Walton County on February 17, 1945 to the late Mary Lizzie Drake Kirk and the late Johnny E. Kirk. Surviving are: wife, Susan Kirk of Social Circle; daughters and sons-in-law, Rhonda and Tim Bell of

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Posted: apr. 08, 2015 5:02 p.m.

John Howard Johnson

John Howard Johnson, of Covington, passed away April 5, 2015, at the age of 73. After working for the State of Georgia as an accountant, Mr. Johnson started his own business providing tax preparation and financial services across Metropolitan Atlanta for 17 years until his retirement. He was a private pilot and enjoyed fishing, playing golf and watching NASCAR. An upstanding citizen in the community, he was a member of the Gideons in Newton County, serving as treasurer for many years, and was a charter member of East Newton Baptist Church. In addition, he proudly served his country in the ...

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Posted: apr. 06, 2015 3:36 p.m.

Mr. Mitchell Wright

Mitchell Reed Wright died Tuesday, March 31 at age 91, after a year’s stay at Benton House in Covington. He passed away peacefully in his sleep. Mr. Wright was the son of the late Dr. William Cosby Wright and Sarah Louise Camp Wright, both long-time residents of Covington. He is survived by cousins, Charles Maxwell of Anthem, AZ, Margie Maxwell Swift of Selma, AL, and Diane Maxwell Richardson of Birmingham, AL.  During World War II, Mitchell participated in the D-Day Invasion. After the war he lived in Paris, France for most of his adult life, where he was a ...

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Posted: apr. 05, 2015 9:17 a.m.

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