Sunday, August 30, 2015

Gene Durden Obit

Carlton Eugene "Gene" Durden, Jr., of Covington, passed away August 28, 2015, at the age of 61. Gene was a loyal employee of Pactiv for over 40 years. He enjoyed playing golf and fishing. Most of all, Gene cherished the time spent with family and being with his grandchildren was the greatest his blessing. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Gina Michelle Glass; granddaughter, Zoey Isabella Jones; father, Carlton Eugene Durden, Sr.; and brother, Michael Keith Durden.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 36 years, Annette Long Durden; children and their spouses, Glenda and Anthony Hawk, Joshua Durden, Stephanie and Kevin Partain; grandchildren, Gerald Aikens, Jacob Glass, Isaiah Stodghill, Wesley Durden, Brianna Durden, Elyse Hawk, Kailey Hawk, Dalton Jones, Layla Jones; great-granddaughter, Trinity Aikens; mother, Mary Durden; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Linda Durden; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements pending…

Friday, August 28, 2015

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Harold A. Wiggins,Jr.

Harold A. Wiggins, Jr., of Lexington, SC, passed away August 22, 2015, at the age of 68. Harold graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1971 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked as an engineer for Eastman-Kodak for 18 years.  He started his professional landscaping business, Twin Rivers Lawncare and Landscaping, while still in college and kept his landscaping business for 35 years.   Harold was officially retired but stayed busy doing professional outfitting.  He married Karen Clarke on March 27, 1999, and their son, Harold, III (Harry) was born on January 4, 2001.  Harold taught engineering classes at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC, and mentored young men at Lexington Technology Center in Lexington, SC.  He was active for many years in the Lexington Baptist Church Children's Ministry as a Sunday School Teacher and with the AWANAS program.  Harold was active in his professional societies, most notably the Greater Columbia Landscape Association where he won many awards, including Landscaper of the Year in the 1990's.  He was a Lifetime Member of the National Rifle Association and active in the local Lexington, SC Chapter of the NRA. Harold was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, and fisherman.  He was a loving and faithful husband and father. Harold was a kind and generous friend. We have lost a truly great man.


Survivors include his wife, Karen Clarke Wiggins; son, Harry Wiggins both of Lexington, SC; daughter, Melissa Wiggins; granddaughter, Anne Wiggins both of Charleston, SC; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Don and Karen Clarke of Shelby, NC, Warren Clarke of Covington, GA; nieces and nephews, Hannah Speights and family of San Paulo, Brazil, Jessica Clarke and Susannah Clarke of Urumchi, China, Gloria Clarke, Josh Clarke, and Noah Clarke of Shelby, NC, Rebecca Clarke of Columbia, SC; as well as numerous cousins.


A Funeral Service for Harold will be held Saturday, August 29, 2015, 11:00 AM, at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Dr. Scott Downing officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, 1173 Cascade Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home, Friday, August 28, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.  Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, VA  22030.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

REVISED obit - Devin Key

Devin D. Key, 47, of Stockbridge, Georgia, beheld his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, when he passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015. A hard-working man with steadfast character, Devin will be greatly missed. Devin had an unquenchable desire to tell others about his Lord.  He was an avid outdoorsman, uncompromising sportsman, and master storyteller, but he was most passionate about family. Devin's love of hunting (especially his record-book whitetail), fishing, camping, farming, playing and coaching sports (including his state-championship teams) was truly enhanced when combined with the togetherness of family. Devin was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow "Woody" Key, mother, Frances Key, and sister, Diane Key.


He is survived by his treasured and faithful wife, Lori Key, and beloved children, Cayla, Colt, Cal and Cayt Key; brothers and sister-in-law, Darrell Key, Darwin and Judy Key and Dwain Key; sisters and brothers-in-law, Larry and Debbie Lawrence, Mike and Donna Roderigas and Randy and Detra Maughon; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.


The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 25, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington. The funeral service will be held at 4 PM, Wednesday, August 26, at Victory Baptist Church, 88 Brand Road SE, in Loganville, with interment to follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington.

Harold Wiggins

We have the body of Harold Wiggins.

Arrangements pending.

Thank you!

Kari Saunchegraw
Office Manager, Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, Inc.
770-786-7062 | 770-786-7067 | | | 1215 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014
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Sunday, August 23, 2015

Devin Key

Arrangements for Devin Key. 

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Funeral Services for Devin will be held Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 4:00PM, at Victory Baptist Church, 88 Brand Road, in Loganville, with Pastor Derik Lawrence and Colt Key officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Tuesday, August 25, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and 6:00 – 8:00 PM.