Cynthia Cedelle Tillman Maloney, 80, of Covington, passed away October 25, 2016. She was born in Adel to the late Carl and Addie Tillman. After graduating high school in Adel, Maloney worked for a short period of time as a civil service employee at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina and Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta and as a sixth-grade piano teacher, taking her students to sing for the nursing homes. She was married to Dr. Johnny Maloney who precedes her in death. In 1965, she and her family joined Covington First United Methodist Church. Cynthia Maloney helped with the Methodist Youth and was active in the United Methodist Women, serving as president and also as the acolyte chairman. She traveled to many countries with Marilyn Hickey and Sara Bowing, a missionary team out of Denver, holding crusades and passing out bibles and Christian literature. Mrs. Maloney is also preceded in death by her brother, Carlton Tillman; sister, Aurelia Postell; and mother-in-law, Ruth Hahn.
Cynthia Maloney is survived by her children, Dr. Scott Maloney and Suzanne, Greg Maloney and Leonila, Kim Cornell and Shelley Van Brocklin; grandchildren, Mitchel Maloney, Savannah Maloney, Elise Hitchcock, Leah Maloney, Christian Cornell, Conrad Cornell, Georgia Cornell, Norman Van Brocklin, Johnny Van Brocklin and Allen Van Brocklin; great granddaughter, Charlotte Hitchcock; brother, Dr. Ralph Tillman.
Funeral services for Cynthia Maloney will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Covington First United Methodist Church, with Reverend Dr. Douglas Gilreath officiating with a private interment in New Covington Cemetery. The family will receive friends at J. C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home on Friday, October 28, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed online harwellfuneralhome.com.