Mrs. Rosa Milligan, age 93, of Porterdale passed away August 12, 2014 at her home. She was born April 4, 1921 in College Park, Georgia to the late Lonnie and Lydia Massey Williams. Mrs. Milligan was retired from Bellsouth and was a member of the Pioneer’s Club. She was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church where she enjoyed going to singings and being involved when she could. Mrs. Milligan was also a member of the Newton County Republican Party. She was preceded in death by her husband Homer Lamar Milligan, her children Phyllis Roberts, Edward Milligan and Carolyn Milligan.
Mrs. Milligan is survived by her daughter Helen Walden of Porterdale, her grandchildren Scott Walden (Cathy) of Porterdale, Kristy Loftin (Phillip) of Jefferson, Tammy Walden of Covington, Barry Walden of Jefferson, Jenny Patton of Porterdale and Tony Roberts (Sabrina) of North Augusta, S.C. her great grandchildren Jamie Walden, Christopher Loftin, Kimberly Loftin, Andrew Miller and Dylan Bryant along with her great-great grandchildren Keleigh McDonald, Caylin Loftin and Aiden Walden. She is also survived by her sister Clara Rose of Hampton, numerous nieces and nephews and many close friends.Funeral services for Mrs. Milligan will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Harris officiating. Interment will follow at Covington Mill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014. J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel, 2157 East Street S.E., Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line at www.harwellfuneralhome.com