Jesse (Pap) Len Richardson, age 76, of Covington, passed away February 21, 2018. Mr. Richardson retired from Miller Grading, where he worked as a heavy machine operator. He liked to be outside, working in the yard, but his greatest passion was restoring antique cars. Mr. Richardson will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bufford and Arvaleah (Green) Richardson; and brother, James Richardson.
Survivors include his devoted wife of 47 years, Juanita J. Richardson; daughters and son-in-law, Joyce "Dee Dee" and Ross Gambino, Virginia Spalter; son and daughter-in-law, Bobby L. and Mary Richardson; 9 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A private family gathering for Mr. Richardson will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in memory of Jesse L. Richardson.
Daniel Moyers, age 61, of Atlanta, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Daniel, who played football in high school, would continue his love of sports throughout his life. He loved drinking coffee, enjoyed traveling, and, in his younger years, Daniel relished the time spent with his daughter, Robin. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Robin Rabun; parents, James Edward and Sarah (McDaniel) Moyers; and brother, James Richard Moyers.
Survivors include his sister, Mary Tobler of Social Circle; brothers, Paul Edward Moyers, Gilbert Wayne Moyers, David Calvin Moyers, all of Covington; grandson, J D Rabun; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service for Daniel will be held Friday, February 23, 2018, 2 PM, at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor Justin Adams officiating.
Jacqueline Pickett Whitten of Conyers, passed away February 20, 2018, at the age of 77. Mrs. Whitten faithfully attended The Church at Covington. When she was able, she enjoyed playing tennis and golf. Additionally, she liked going to Turner Lake where she worked with ceramics with the Seniors group. Mrs. Whitten was loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Preceding her in death were her parents, Hinniard and Ina Belle (Lumsden) Pickett; sisters, Florrie P. Jenkins, Emma Louise Moore, Martha P. Lunsford, Zillah P. Sosby, Emily Elizabeth Jones; brothers, Franklin Lanier Pickett, Homer Royce Pickett, Charlie Harold Pickett.
Survivors include her beloved husband, Edward Gary Whitten; daughters and son-in-law, Sherry and John Hill of Tehachapi, CA, Christy D. Agard of Port St. Lucie, FL; son, Gary Shawn Whitten of Fort Pierce, FL; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Juanita Kitchens of Covington, Shirley and Kirk Watkins of Social Circle; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Cryptside Service for Mrs. Whitten will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, 3 PM, at Memory Chapel Mausoleum in Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington, with Pastor David Payne officiating. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, Covington, two hours prior to her service, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Linda Colley Napoli, 62, of Mansfield, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on February 20th, 2018. She was born to the late Mr. James and Louise Crenshaw who were longtime residents of Mansfield. She was a member of The Baptist Tabernacle in Covington. A loving wife, mother and granny, she will forever be missed by all, but will remain in their hearts forever.
Survivors include her loving husband, John Napoli; children, Denise Ricciardi of Dallas, GA, Eric and Amber Colley of Mansfield, Robin and Cliff Shockley of Monroe; grandchildren, Ethan Colley, Cheyenne Colley, Gracie Colley and another on the way; as well as her brother and sister-in-law, David and Gail Crenshaw of Mansfield.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Napoli will be held Sunday, February 25, 2018, 4 PM, at The Baptist Tabernacle, 10119 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. David C. Moody officiating. Friends may visit with the family, at the church, one hour prior to her service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Longleaf Hospice, 1132 Floyd Street NE, Covington, GA 30014.