Sunday, September 25, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Catherine Mills Horton of Covington passed away September 23, 2016, at the age of 86. Mrs. Horton was a native of Newton County and spent most of her life here. For the past 16 months, she resided in Grantville, Georgia with her daughter, Carol. Mrs. Horton was employed by Belk Department Store for 20 years, retiring in 1995. Her love of people was very evident in her work, and her life. She was as a member of Porterdale Presbyterian Church, but also attended Calvary Baptist Church, in Rockdale County, with her son, Teddy. In her younger years, Mrs. Horton enjoyed bowling, and spending time with her family and friends. Preceding her death were her parents, Marvin A. and Modine (Lindsey) Mills; husband, J.T. Horton, Sr.; brothers, Larry Mills, Lee Mills, Marvin Mills.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Art Kraft of Grantville, GA.; sons and daughters-in-laws, Teddy and Wanda Horton of Covington, GA, Al and Janis Horton of Palmetto, GA; eight grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; sisters, Maxine Blankenship of Oxford, GA, and Dorothy Donaldson of Covington, GA; several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Mrs. Horton will be held Sunday, September 25, 2016, 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, Covington, GA, with Art Kraft, III officiating, with interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park, Covington. The family will receive friends at the funeral home, prior to her service, from 12:00 - 1:45 PM.
Mary Leila Fuller of Covington, passed away September 21, 2016, at the age of 63. Mrs. Fuller cherished her family, and was a loving mother and grandmother. She spent time keeping in touch with loved ones and friends by phone. Mrs. Fuller liked to shop, and was a fan of Elvis Presley and his music. She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, James Burrell and Nolon Burrell.
Survivors include her husband of 38 years, Mr. Bobby Fuller; daughters and sons-in-laws, April and Brandon Shelton, Holly and Jason Autry; grandchildren, Dalle Shelton and Sebastien Autry; sister, Jackie Pike; CJ Leonard, Jr.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Fuller will be held Sunday, October 2, 2016, 3:00 PM, at Almon Baptist Church, 122 Almon Road, Covington, with Pastor Ricky Bruce officiating.
Friday, September 23, 2016
George Anne Whitehead, 74, passed away September 20, 2016, in Dunnellon, FL, at her children's home. Mrs. Whitehead was from Maryville, Tennessee, and was a high school graduate of Everett High, class of 1960. She worked for the Industrial Board for Blount County, as well as the Blount County Sheriff's Department. Mrs. Whitehead was a member of Everett Hills Baptist Church and was considered a great friend to everyone. Never one to meet a stranger, and her willingness to lend a helping hand, were considered two of her best attributes. Mrs. Whitehead took great pleasure in doing arts and crafts. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Alvin and Lucille Davidson; and sister, Alice Schultz.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Kim Whitehead of Dunnellon, FL; sister, Betty Parry of Whidbey Island, WA; five grandchildren; as well as eight great-grandchildren.
A Graveside Service for Mrs. Whitehead will be held Sunday, September 25, 2016, 11:00 AM, at Lawnwood Memorial Park, 1111 Access Road, in Covington with Ken Whitehead officiating
Mary Jane Fuller of Covington, passed away September 19, 2016, at 62 years of age. A member of Gospel Mission Church, Ms. Fuller was a loving, kind and patient lady. She will be greatly missed by the family she loved so dearly. Ms. Fuller was preceded in death by her daughter, Donna Fuller; parents, Frank, Sr. and Edna Lovelady; and brother, Herman Lovelady.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Cathy Cook, Melissa and David Deloney, Cindy and Matthew Herron, Tawanna Fuller; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and brother, Frank Lovelady, Jr.
A Memorial Service for Ms. Fuller will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016, 3:00 PM, at Gospel Mission Church, 755 Almon Road, in Covington, with Pastor Wayne Whitley officiating.