Monday, November 20, 2017

Susan Mote

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Susan Mote of Conyers, passed away November 18, 2017, at 54 years of age.  A resident of Newton County since 1980, Susan's hobbies included arts, crafts, nature photography, and stained glass.  She had a very outgoing personality who loved decorating her whole house for every holiday.  Susan loved animals, especially her Chihuahuas.  She will be remembered as a kind and caring mother and grandmother, who will be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

 

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Jamie Mote of McDonough, Mark Leo Mote of Covington; grandchildren, Riley Ann Mote, Layla Maxine Mote; sisters and brothers-in-law, Regina and George Hayman of Milton, FL, Lavina and Andy Lewis of Madison; brother, Duayne Rodgers of Conyers; niece, Hope Hayman; nephews, Blake Hayman, David Lewis; great-nephew, Cameron Lewis.

 

A Memorial Service for Susan will be held Sunday, November 26, 2017, 3:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, with Pastor David Rogers officiating.  Friends are invited to visit with the family two hours prior to the service, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.  


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Susan Mote

Susan Mote of Conyers, passed away November 18, 2017, at 54 years of age.  A resident of Newton County since 1980, Susan's hobbies included arts, crafts, nature photography, and stained glass.  She had a very outgoing personality who loved decorating her whole house for every holiday.  Susan loved animals, especially her Chihuahuas.  She will be remembered as a kind and caring mother and grandmother, who will be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

 

Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Jamie Mote of McDonough, Mark Leo Mote of Covington; grandchildren, Riley Ann Mote, Layla Maxine Mote; sisters and brothers-in-law, Regina and George Hayman of Milton, FL, Lavina and Andy Lewis of Madison; brother, Duayne Rodgers of Conyers; niece, Hope Hayman; nephews, Blake Hayman, David Lewis; great-nephew, Cameron Lewis.

 

A Memorial Service for Susan will be held Sunday, November 16, 2017, 3:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, with Pastor David Rogers officiating.  Friends are invited to visit with the family two hours prior to the service, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.  

John A. Addison

John A. Addison of Covington, passed away November 19, 2017, at 92 years of age.  Mr. Addison proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII, working as a Radioman.  He graduated from Lavonia High School and then attended the University of Georgia.  During his working career he was Vice President of Manufacturing for Fulton Cotton Mill, as well as being employed by Georgie Sate Labor Department.  Mr. Addison married Ruth Dalton on July 24, 1954, and for most of his adult life, they lived on Brown Bridge Road in Covington.  John and Ruth were faithful members of the Otis Nixon Sunday School Class at Salem United Methodist Church. He was a great friend to the community and a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather.  Known as a well-read man, he will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ruth (Dalton) Addison; parents, Coy and Edith (Reynolds) Addison.

 

Survivors include his son, John A. Addison, Jr., and daughter-in-law, Loveanne Addison of Clermont, GA; grandchildren, Tyler and Emily Addison, Kyle Addison, all of Atlanta; brother, Fred L. Addison and wife, Sara Ann of Lilburn; niece, Laura Ellen Addison of Gainesville; his dear companion of the last decade, Maree Nelson of Monroe.

 

A Graveside Service for Mr. Addison will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 1:00 PM, in Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, Covington, with Rev. Dr. Phil DeMore, Rev. Carol Standard, and Pastor Todd Hilton officiating.  Friends may visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Tuesday, November 21, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

obit for Katherine Williams Alexander

 

 

Katherine Williams Alexander, age 83, of Covington, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017. In addition to her time spent as a homemaker, Mrs. Alexander‒for a few years‒worked for Bibb Manufacturing and Oxford Manufacturing Company. She was considered an excellent seamstress, and her favorite get-away was going to the mountains. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, Mrs. Alexander will be missed, deeply, by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, William S. (Billy) Alexander; daughter, Kathy Hailey; grandson, Billy Pendley; as well as her parents, Ernest and Bessie (Frasier) Williams.

 

Survivors include her son, Mike Alexander and wife, Janice, of Monroe; grandsons, Trent Alexander and wife, Stephanie, of Bethlehem, Brent Alexander and wife, Amanda, of Lawrenceville; 4 great-grandsons, Brayden Alexander, Asher Alexander, Colton Alexander, Drake Alexander; sisters, Ernestine Bell and her husband, Roger, of Conyers, Peggy Williams of Social Circle, Gail Chandler and husband, Bo, of Porterdale; as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

A Funeral Service for Mrs. Alexander will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 4:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Rev. Trent Alexander officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home, two hours prior to the service, from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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Regards,

Chris Socha, Case Processor
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA 30014
770-786-7062 (O)    
770-786-7067 (F)

obit for Mrs. Harrison

Marcia Smith Harrison, age 79, of Social Circle, passed away November 18, 2017. A member of New Hope Baptist Church in Mableton, Mrs. Harrison's family was the center of her world, especially her grandchildren. Her "grandpups" were also an important part of her life. Mrs. Harrison, who was a fabulous cook, brought together her hobbies of gardening and canning food to prepare delicious meals for loved ones. She will be remembered for her feisty spirit and compassionate nature. Mrs. Harrison is preceded in death by her parents, A.C. Taylor and Margaret Elizabeth (Wilson) Smith.

 

Survivors include her loving husband of 53 years, Carl Harrison; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Richard Smith, Rhonda and Tracy Moss, Donna Oglesby, Rochelle Harrison; grandchildren, Rebekah, Rachel, Kimberly, Courtney, Joshua, Hartley, Dillon, Cody; 7 great-granddaughters; brothers and sisters-in-law, George and Marie Smith, Wayne and Peggy Smith.

 

A Funeral Service for Mrs. Harrison will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 11:00 AM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends are invited to visit with the family, Monday, November 20th, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Flowers are accepted, or memorial donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America, P.O. Box 600, Doylestown, PA, 18901.



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Regards,

Chris Socha, Case Processor
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA 30014
770-786-7062 (O)    
770-786-7067 (F)

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

obit for James Michael (Mike) Watson

 

James Michael (Mike) Watson, age 61, of Covington, passed away November 18, 2017. A 1974 graduate of Newton County High School, Mike worked for Liberty Finance before he started his career as a police officer. He served both the cities of Monticello and Covington. After his time spent in law enforcement, Mike decided to carve out a different path for himself, and for over 20 years, he earned his living as a truck driver. He attended both Mt. Tabor Bible Church and The Potter's House, and was recently baptized into the Christian faith. Mike's hobbies were playing guitar, fishing, and he was also a fan of motorsports. He especially enjoyed getting together with family and friends. All who knew Mike loved him. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Lee Watson; great-nephew, Jackson Barrett Kirkus.

 

Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie Leigh Poynor, and husband, Mark, of Ft. Jackson, SC; son, James Michael Watson, Jr., and fiancĂ©e, Laura Suzanne of Covington; grandchildren, A.J. Watson, Logan Watson, Ruaidhri Watson, Madison Poyner, Landon Poyner, Everett Poyner, Quinn Poyner, Grayson Poyner; mother, Shirley A. Watson; sister, Cindy Webb; brother, Timothy Watson, all of Covington; nieces, Melissa Smith, Jennifer Smith; great-niece, Lexi;  and great-nephews, Addison, Barrett, Julian, Skyler.

 

A Funeral Service for Mr. Watson will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Phil Budensiek, Rev. Brian Wardlaw, Pastor Ricky Bradford officiating. Interment will follow in Lawnwood Memorial Park, Covington. Friends may visit with his family at the funeral home, Monday November 20, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.



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Regards,

Chris Socha, Case Processor
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA 30014
770-786-7062 (O)    
770-786-7067 (F)