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.


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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Obit - Lois Marion France

Lois Marion France of Covington, passed away November 14, 2014, at the age of 69. Mrs. France worked for the United States Federal Government, in the General Services Administration. Following her retirement, she worked as a computer technician for Middle Ridge Elementary School. She was a member of Solid Rock Baptist Church, and also served as pianist there, and at other churches where her son served in ministerial positions. She raised her children in a Christian home, and instilled in them the values of love and selflessness. Mrs. France was a devout Christian, a dedicated prayer warrior and an amazing friend to all she knew. She had an infectious laugh, and even during her fight against cancer, she was a living testimony of God's love. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford C. France; great-granddaughter, Kaia Jordan; and her parents, James and Blanche (Brown) Criswell.


Survivors include her children and their spouses, Katherine Jenovese of Covington, Carrie and Tim Bates of Madison, Rick and Wanda Jenovese of Social Circle; Amy and Chris Allen of Covington; grandchildren, Brittney Jordan, Kyle and Rachel Jordan, Marcus and Nikole Jordan, Nichole Jenovese, Jessica and Clint Culpepper, Hannah Jenovese, Sarah Jenovese, Christian Allen, Andres Allen; great-granddaughters, Kayden Jordan, Kylie Jordan; step-children, Darrin France of Covington, Jill Burgdorf of Monroe, Adam France of California; five step-grandchildren; brother, Jim Criswell, Jr., of Lawrenceville; niece, Becky Criswell; nephew, Drayton Criswell.


Funeral Services for Mrs. France will be held Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 3:00 PM, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, 8111 Brown Bridge Road, in Covington, with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Monday, November 17, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.