Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Monday, January 26, 2015
Charles "Charlie" Brown of Covington, passed away January 24, 2015, at the age of 81. Charles was devoted to his family and loved spending time with them. He committed himself to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. Charlie never met a stranger and loved lending a helping hand. He loved the color red and enjoyed wearing it every day. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Lee and Mattie Bolton Brown; brother, Kenneth Brown; nephew, Kenny Brown.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Nancy Brown of Covington; daughters and son-in-law, Lynne and Ted Higginbotham of Gadsden, AL, Vicki and John Johnston of Covington; sons and daughter-in-law, Troy and Sandra Brown of Clover, SC, Jeff and Darlene Brown of Cullman, AL, Doug Maddox of Philadelphia, PA; 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 2 great nephews
Memorial Praise Services for Mr. Brown will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 2:00 PM, at Belmont Baptist Church, 3275 Iris Drive Conyers, Ga, with Pastor Nolan Jackson officiating. The family will receive friends at Belmont Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Masters Mission, P.O. Box 547, Robbinsville, NC, 28771-0547.
Peggy M. Davis of Covington, passed away January 22, 2015, at the age of 84. A woman of strong Christian faith, Mrs. Davis was an active member of the First Baptist Church in Covington, where she faithfully attended the Murphy's Gang Sunday School class. She was a loving and devoted wife, always very supportive of her husband's ministry wherever he was led to serve. She devoted her time serving others, and was beloved by many people in the Covington area. Mrs. Davis was a master flower gardener, and enjoyed traveling, bird watching and square dancing. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Cleon (Cook) McEachern.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Rev. Hugo M. Davis, Jr.; children and their spouses, Gary M. and Michelle E. Davis of Statesboro, J. Mark and Alison W. Davis of Covington, Kay D. DuBois of Winder; grandchildren, Brad C. Davis, Ben M. Davis, Lisa D. Domm, Ashley L. Davis, Kelly A. Kerr, Chase Davis, Taylor E. Pittman, Andrew M. Pittman, III; six great-grandchildren; sister, Jean M. Stanfield of Americus; and two nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Davis will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 2:00 PM, at the First Baptist Church in Covington, with Dr. Cody McNutt and Steve Aldridge officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Monday, January 26, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the First Baptist Church – Debt Reduction Fund, 1139 Usher Street NE, Covington, GA 30014.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
Ethel Jolley, 96, of Covington, passed away January 23, 2015. She was born October 17, 1918, in Roscoe, PA, to the late John and Elizabeth Furlong. Ethel met and married Alton Jolley while they both were serving in the Navy at the Naval Air Station, in Chamblee. Together they moved to Newton County, in 1951, where they began their career in the dairy business. She was very active in the community and was one of the founding members of the West Newton Home Demonstration Club. She was the oldest member of Prospect United Methodist Church, where she once served as Youth Director, Sunday School teacher, church pianist and choir member. In her later years, Ethel enjoyed playing the piano while entertaining the residents of Westbrook Nursing Home and Oxton Manor, in Social Circle, where she resided for a short time. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and her daughter, Betsy Davenport.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Glennis Jolley, Richard and Diane Jolley; son-in-law, Steve Davenport; foster son, John Cowan and his wife, Ann; grandchildren, Heather and Matt Kirby, Jennifer and Travis Breedlove, Jason and Brooke Jolley, Rachael Jolley, Matthew Davenport, John Mark and Jessie Davenport; great-grandchildren, Jacob Kirby, Sarah Katherine Kirby, Anna Grace Kirby, Lily Claire Kirby, Emma Breedlove, Landon Breedlove, Jackson Jolley, Chandler Jolley, Matthew Jolley and Lincoln Davenport.
Funeral Services for Ethel will be held Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:00 PM, at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Rev. Lawrence Lockett officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, January 24, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Prospect United Methodist Church, 6752 Highway 212, Covington, GA 30016.