Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Mary I. Allen of Covington passed away May 24, 2016, at the age of 70. Mary was born and raised in Porterdale, Georgia, and she was a member of Honey Creek Baptist Church in Conyers. A member of the Red Hat Society, she enjoyed shopping and doing arts and crafts. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry O'Neil Allen; parents, Benny and Mary Penn; and sisters, Marsha Johnson, Linda Mangham.
Survivors include her son, James Allen of Oxford; great-aunt, Ann Lawless of Covington; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for Mrs. Allen will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016, 11:00 AM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd Street in Covington, with Pastor Mack Goss and Rev. Vester Maughon officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are welcome to join the family for visitation at the funeral home Wednesday, May 25, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.
Mr. Joe P. Williams passed away on May 24, 2016, at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, GA. He was born on June 12, 1936, in Sherman, TX, to the late Lonnie Webb and Leona Thomas Williams. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Kamiryn Eve Boyles; brothers, Kenneth Williams, Donald Williams; half-brother, Leroy Thomas; son-in-law, Charlie Talluto; brothers-in-law, LaRoy Gee, Dewey Barton.
Joe was raised in Sherman, TX, enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1954, serving in Germany and other places until his discharge in July, 1956. Upon discharge from the Air Force, Joe moved to the Atlanta area and began a very long profession as an optician. He was employed by Dr. Elliott Pomerance for many years and remained with the same company when it became Ross EyeCare in Buckhead of North Atlanta, retiring in March, 1997.
Joe leaves his cherished and loving wife, Sandra "Sandy" Colquitt Williams; daughter, Sandra Talluto of Pittsburg, PA; sons, Danny Williams of Weaver, AL, Kevin (Crissy) Boyles of Jesup, GA; grandchildren, C.J., Tara, Jenn, Lori, Kristen, Alie, Brody, Megan; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Margaret Everheart of Greenville, TX; brothers, Harold (Sharlynne) Williams of Wylie, TX, Alfred (Elizabeth) Williams of Fairview, TX, Lonnie (Michelle) Williams of Vacaville, CA; sisters-in-law, Idelle Williams, Betty Williams, Betty Barton, Georgia Gee; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Williams will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. Cody McNutt officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family prior to the service, from 12:30 – 1:45 PM. Contributions may be made to Kami Boyles Foundation, P.O. Box 1753, Jesup, GA 31598, in memory of his granddaughter, or flowers are acceptable.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Ivan Aurite of Covington passed away May 21, 2016, at the age of 83.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Mariya and Dmitry Damyan, Elena and Ivan Petruk; sons and daughters-in-law, Iliy and Tatiana Aurite, Nikolay and Marina Aurite; 17 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mr. Aurite will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 2:30 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road in Covington, with Pastor Visilii Lantukh and Pastor Kornel Olan and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends may join the family for visitation at the funeral home Tuesday, May 24, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.
Jeff Hall of Covington passed away May 20, 2016, at the age of 58. Jeff was a 1976 graduate of Newton County High School. He was employed by Lithonia Lighting for over 15 years, prior to doing military contractor work for 12 years. Jeff was a hard-worker, and he loved the Georgia Bulldogs. A dedicated father and loving brother, he will surely be missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Omer and Virginia Martin Hall; and brother, Mickey Hall.
Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Virginia (Gini) and Thomas Wilkerson of Milledgeville, Mary Hall of Philippines; son, Pete Hall of Athens; former wife, Kathy Hall; sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Mack McKibben of Covington, Donna and Mark Burroughs of Social Circle; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Private Memorial Service for Jeff will be held Friday, May 27, 2016. Friends may join the family for visitation Thursday, May 26, at 405 Alcovy Trestle Road, Covington, GA, 30014, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to www.youcaring.com/mary-hall-573972.