Thursday, November 27, 2014

Obit - Otho Lane

Otho Lane of Social Circle, passed away November 26, 2014, at the age of 94. Mr. Lane was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly defending his country in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Mansfield Baptist Church where he sang in the choir, taught the Joy Sunday School Class and served on the board of Deacons. He was a Gideon, member of Kiwanis and past member and Deacon of Avondale First Baptist Church. While at Avondale, he also taught the junior boys' Sunday School class. Mr. Lane enjoyed spending time outside in his garden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Elias and Attie (Wetherbee) Lane.


Survivors include his wife, Janet B. Lane; daughter and son-in-law, Janet Rebecca and John Knoll of Rosalia, KS; sons and daughters-in-law, Rodney Lane of Newborn, Russell and Lynn Lane of Duluth, Robert and Maximina Lane of Stone Mountain; grandchildren, Kendra Garcia, Kenneth Knoll, Kimberly Moore, Robin Lane; great-grandchildren, Kayden Knoll and Landry Moore.


Funeral Services for Mr. Lane will be held Monday, December 1, 2014, 11:00 AM, at Mansfield Baptist Church, with Dr. Jeff Perkins officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Sunday, November 30, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the Mansfield Baptist Building Fund, for the Kingdom of God, 101 Woodlawn Road, Mansfield, GA 30055.


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Maggie Clack

Maggie Clack, of Porterdale, passed away November 22, 2014, at the age of 87.  Mrs. Clack enjoyed cooking, fishing and reading, especially her Bible.  She loved to watch Days of Our Lives and In the Heat of the Night on television.  Mrs. Clack was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Clack; sisters, Dolous, Opal and Elizabeth; as well as four brothers.


Survivors include her daughter, Mary Jean Cobb; grandchildren, Roy Peurifoy, Dawn Hubbell, Hope Hartley, Elizabeth Dent; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


The family will hold a Memorial Service for Mrs. Clack at a later date.


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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Obit - Herbert Emil Hess

Herbert Emil Hess, 75, of Jersey, formerly of Kedulen, Germany, passed away November 17th, 2014. Mr. Hess was preceded in death by his parents, Albert J. and Lina (Haase) Hess, and brother, Walter A. Hess.


He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kathleen M. Hess of Jersey; step-children, Craig Denomme of Jersey, Ronald Denomme of Jackson, Tina Denomme , Lisa Denomme, both of Monroe, Kristi Klebba of Jersey, and Kim Klebba of Savannah; grandchildren, Chloe Glass, Jeffery Glass, both of Monroe, Brandon Denomme of Savannah, Taylor Klebba of Jersey,  Layna Thompson of Savannah; siblings, Sina O. (Hess) Tangermann,  Edda H. (Hess) Scerba, and  Rudolf Oscar Hess.


A Memorial Service for Mr. Hess will be held Friday, November 21, 2014, 5:00 PM, at the Jersey Community Center, 125 Main Street, in Jersey, GA. 


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Adam Wilcox Obit

Adam Wilcox of Covington, passed away November 18, 2014, at the age of 36. Adam was an avid fan of Georgia Tech, the Atlanta Braves and the Falcons. He loved his Dodge truck and enjoyed taking road trips, studying history and going to theatrical plays. Adam had a jovial spirit, was always joking with his friends and loved to laugh. He cherished his family dearly, and especially loved spending time with them at the holidays. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Fred and Emma Moran; and his paternal grandparents, Stewart and Juanita Wilcox.


He is survived by his beloved daughters, Erin Nicole Wilcox, Cyler Avery Wilcox; mother, Barbara Wilcox, all of Covington; father and step-mother, James and Dianne Wilcox of Pekin, IL; sister, Marisa Taylor of Covington; brother and sister-in-law, Jason and Allison Wilcox of Marietta; niece and nephews, Jordan Wilcox of Marietta, Isaac Smith of Frederic, MI, Gavin Taylor of Covington; as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.


Funeral Services for Adam will be held Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with entombment following in Memory Chapel Mausoleum at Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, November 22, from 12:00 – 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Caldwell and Cowan Funeral Home, P.O. Box 630, Covington, Georgia 30015 to help with funeral expenses.


Thank you

Cathy S. Burgoyne

Monday, November 17, 2014

Obit - Travis Bennett

Travis Bennett, age 46, of Covington, died November 16, 2014. He enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing and hunting. Additionally, he loved Chevrolet cars, was an avid NASCAR fan and his favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. Travis was a devoted father, and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his son, Matthew Trevor Bennett; maternal grandparents, Chess and Willie Mae "Bill" Akins; and his paternal grandparents, SD and Ethel Bennett.


Survivors include his sons, Michael Travis Bennett, Mitchell Dean Bennett; mother of his boys, Deborah Brown; daughter, Tristen Danyell Bennett; mother and step-father, Sara and Melvin Lucas; father, Aubrey Bennett; sister, Kim Lucas; brother, Tim Parks; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins; special cousin, Dianne Ramer; as well as a host of friends.


Funeral Services for Travis will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 3134 Floyd Street, in Covington, with Pastor Mike Scott officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, two hours prior to the service, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM.