Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Obit - Peggy Jean Mathis


Peggy Jean Mathis of Covington, passed away September 22, 2014, at the age of 63. Peggy enjoyed drawing, puzzle books and watching soap operas. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was known for her wonderful sense of humor and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Peggy was preceded in death by her father, John Henry Turner.


Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Bryan Krilla of Jonesboro; son and daughter-in-law, John E. and Melissa Mathis of Covington; granddaughters, Brittany Speer, Kassidy Turner; great-granddaughters, Annsleigh Speer, Kinsley Booth; mother, Barbara Turner; sister and brother-in-law, Patricia and Don Exum, all of Blakeley, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Judy Turner of Demorest, GA; cousin, James "Jimbo" Turner, Jr.; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


A Graveside Service for Peggy will be held _________________, at Masters Cemetery, 5057 Flakes Mill Road, in Ellenwood, with Rev. Jimmy Glaze officiating.



Sunday, September 21, 2014

Tina Hudgins

Tina Hudgins, of Porterdale, passed away September 20, 2014, at the age of 52.  Tina was preceded in death by her father, Charles C. Wise; brothers, Kenny Wise and Gregory Alan Hudgins.  She loved her family, all animals, and had a very tender heart for her cats.  She enjoyed her job, and never met a stranger.  Tina was a very strong-hearted person who never gave up.  She was a good cook and made wonderful fried green tomatoes.  She also loved to travel, especially to Panama City.  Tina will be remembered as a very free spirit who lived life to the fullest.


Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Ladonna Smith and grandson, Caleb Smith, all of Covington; mother, Sandra Wise of Porterdale; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Lee Yi of Porterdale; brother and sister-in-law, Jeff and Love Wise, of Covington; as well as several nieces and nephews. 


Funeral Services for Tina will be held Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:00 PM, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd Street, in Covington, with Rev. Dickie Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow in Covington City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the Floyd Street location Monday, September 22, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

Mildred Parish Walden

Mildred Parish Walden, age 87, of Covington, passed away September 20, 2014.  Mrs. Walden was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, W.H. (Bill) Walden.  In addition to being an avid sports fan, she enjoyed cooking, especially chocolate cakes.  Mrs. Walden will be remembered as a good Christian woman, who devoted her life to her husband, children, and grandchildren. 


Survivors include her daughters, Anita and Jim Wildman of Oxford, Teresa and Billy Childers of Walterboro, SC; grandchildren, Lori and Chris Mason of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Brady and Bain Head of Houston, TX, Buzz and Christi Childers of Covington, Beth Prescott of Walterboro, SC, Cindy and Alan Conley of Sugar Hill, GA; great-grandchildren, D. J. Childers, Emily Mason, Jackson Mason, Caroline Mason, Will Childers, Kyle Childers, Chase Childers, Kate Head, A.J. Conley; sisters and brothers-in-law, Junelle Ellis, Judy and Buddy Allen, Sara and J.T. Bohannon, all of Covington; brothers and sister-in-law, Jerry and Linda Parish of Covington, Walker Parish of McDonough; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Linda Walden and Leola Walden, Patricia and Walker Hegwood, Troy and Pat Walden, Roy and Betty Walden, Ed Walden, Larry and Sandra Walden; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


A Graveside Service for Mrs. Walden will be held  Monday, September 22, 2014, 2:00 PM, at Lawnwood Memorial Park with Rev. Jeff Hegwood and Mr. Troy Walden officiating.  The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Monday, two hours prior to the service, from 12:00 Noon – 1:45 PM.


Friday, September 19, 2014

Eva Callaway

Eva Callaway, age 82, passed away September 18, 2014 at her home in Covington.  Mrs. Callaway was very creative and used that talent painting, doing needlepoint, sewing and cooking for her family.  She also enjoyed singing and gardening.  Mrs. Callaway loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was married to the love of her life for 47 years.  Preceding her in death were her parents, Robert E. and Evelyn C. (Weller) Rucker; and brothers, Roy Wilcher and Bobby Rucker.


Survivors include her husband, Howell Callaway of Covington; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Lynne and Richard Jewell of Covington; grandchildren, Casey G. Gauge of Punta Gorda, FL, John and Adrienne Gaug of Social Circle; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Martha Wilcher, Larry and Susan Wilcher, David and Laurie Wilcher; as well as several nieces and nephews.


A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, September 21, 2014, 2:00 PM, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington with Craig Parson officiating.  The family will receive at the funeral home Sunday, September 21, one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

REVISED Obit - Hattie Sue Meeks

Hattie Sue Meeks of Porterdale, passed away September 13, 2014, at the age of 65. Hattie Sue was a caring person, who was always willing to help anyone in need. She loved her family dearly, and cherished the time spent with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tina Sue Meeks; granddaughter, Teshia Barrington; and her parents, Dewey Lee and Thelma H. Meeks.


She is survived by her husband, Johnny Delamar; sons, Frankie Harold Meeks, Torres "Shock" Shakia Guinn; grandchildren, Gennie Meeks, Ginger Meeks, Shawn Meeks, Little Frankie Barrington; brother, Dewey Nathaniel Meeks; nieces and nephews, Tequila Estep, Ace Meeks, Dustin Meeks, Nicole Meeks, Timothy Meeks; and her great-nephew, Easton Meeks.


A Graveside Service for Hattie Sue will be held Saturday, September 20, 2014, 1:00 PM, at Porterdale Baptist Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home to assist the family with funeral expenses.


Obit - Hattie Sue Meeks

Hattie Sue Meeks died 9/13/2014. No arrangements at this time.