Thursday, April 23, 2015

Marsha Britt

Marsha Ann Britt, of Mansfield, passed away April 22, 2015, at the age of 72.  Marsha loved the Lord, was very involved at St. Andrews, and previously attended Solid Rock Baptist Church. She loved her family dearly, she was a very kind, strong willed lady, and would help anyone in need. Marsha was a huge Elvis fan and enjoyed watching TV. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Britt; her son, Ed Britt; and her parents, Marshall and Sara Hill.

 

Survivors include her daughters, Sandee Britt of Porterdale, Cindee Wayt of Mansfield, Tammee Holbrook of Mansfield, Tracee Lane of Conyers, Chrissee Hedrick and her husband, Bryant of Covington; son and daughter-in-law, James Britt and Lou Garner of Rutledge; granddaughter, Deborah Ann Britt of Mansfield; seventeen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

 

Funeral Services for Marsha will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Frank Holmes officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 12:00 - 1:45 PM.

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Hazel Haggard Cordell

Hazel Haggard Cordell, of Covington, passed away April 19, 2015, at the age of 89.  Born to Charles and Willie Mae (Parks) Haggard, Hazel attended school in Porterdale.  She lived next door to the school and could run home at recess time to get fresh baked sweet potatoes, one for the teacher and one for herself.  This was a happy time for her.  An employee of Scientific Atlanta, she wired the first printed circuit board ever to be wired in Atlanta.  She was preceded in death by her children, John Robert Russell and Jackquelyn Ann Russell.

 

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Wilburn and Donna Russell, Charles Samuel (Chuck) and Rhonda Russell, Harold Zachary (Zach) and Cathy Russell; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hazel once wrote, "Times were not always easy, but praise the Lord for the blessings of children.  I am proud of all of them and their achievements."

 

A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:00 AM, at Covington City Cemetery, Davis Street, in Covington, with Pastor Tommy Ross officiating.

Obit - Billy Bell

Billy Howard Bell of Decatur, passed away April 16, 2015, at the age of 82. He was a veteran of the United States Army having proudly served his country during the Korean conflict. Mr. Bell retired from General Motors after more than 25 years of dedicated service. He loved playing golf and was an avid fan of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Mr. Bell enjoyed coaching his children's sports when they were younger and was a John Fogarty enthusiast. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Jane (Young) Bell; parents, Howard Ernest and Bessie Lee (Richards) Bell; and his sister, Betty Jewell (Bell) Parsons.

 

Survivors include his children and their spouses, Mike and Debbie Bell, David and Carmen Bell, Angie and Adam Cooper, Kellie and Stephen Donahoo; grandchildren and their spouses, Kim and Zak Treff, Kevin and Alaina Bell, Kaitlyn Bell, Nick and Sara Bell, Zack and Hope Bell, Lenzie Rutledge, Samantha Cooper, Avery Donahoo, Ryan Donahoo; great-grandchildren, Kamden and Kasen Treff, Camille and Baby Emma Bell, Lily and Bailey Mullis; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert and Carole Ramsburg, Ruby Young Sauceman; as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

A Memorial Service for Mr. Bell will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, 1:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Adam Cooper officiating and entombment following at Memory Chapel Mausoleum in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, May 2, two hours prior to the service, from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made, in memory of Mr. Bell, to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memorial Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.     https://shop.stjude.org/GiftCatalog/donation.do?cID=14262&pID=24671

 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bennie Hardy obit

Ms. Bennie W. Hardy of Covington passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, at the age 74. Ms. Bennie Hardy was a member of Calvary Baptist. She loved her family dearly and was very proud of them. Ms. Bennie enjoyed visiting with family and friends, doing needle work, reading and loved watching sports, especially the Atlanta Braves. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph Stewart and Ida Lucille Williams.

 

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Chris Wilkins of Dacula; sons and daughters-in-law, Barry Hardy of Covington, Mike and Jackie Hardy of Social Circle, William (Billy) and Tiffany Hardy of Covington; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers Barry Hardy, Billy Hardy, Mike Hardy, Chris Wilkins, Michael Hardy, II, Brian Wilkins.

 

A Graveside Service for Ms. Hardy will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 2:00 PM, at Porterdale Baptist Cemetery, Highway 81, in Porterdale, with Rev. Mike Hardy and Pastor Danny Sorrells officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Monday, April 20, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

 

 

Mary Knight obit

Mary Knight of Covington passed away April 18, 2015, at the age of 84. Mary was very charismatic and outgoing, she enjoyed going out with friends. A loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, she loved cooking and spending time with her family, which was her greatest joy in life. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Bryant and Orell Marie Stapp.

 

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Ben Hilliard of Covington, Marsha and Norman Taylor of Stockbridge; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas Knight and Irene Puckett of Covington, Ricky and Beverly Knight of Conyers; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 3 sisters; 1 brothers; as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral Services for Mrs. Knight will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 11:00 AM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Darrell Payne officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, April 20, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

 

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