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Jerome Cardell Glover

Lester Lackey & Sons Fu­neral Home Mr. Jerome Cardell Glover “ Dell” died Oct. 9. He was born in 1987 to Ms. Phoebe Stan­ley and Mr. Floyd Jerome Glover. Mr. Cardell at­tended East­side High School and was a re­spectable young man, wait­ing and ex­cited about his up­com­ing 21st birth­day. He was a quiet per­son who loved spending time with his fam­ily.

Sur­viv­ing are mother Mr. and Mrs. Johnny ( Phoebe) Wil­liams; fa­ther Mr. Floyd Jerome Glover; sib­lings Do­minique Stan­ley, Ant­wone Glover; grand­par­ents Ms. Dorothy Mae Broughton, Mrs. Mary Glover, Mr. James Melvin Stan­ley, Mr. Floyd Glover Sr.; de­voted aunt Mr. and Mrs. Don­nie ( She­lia) Hurst; girl friend Ms. Ashley Smith; aunts Re­nee Gunn, Lisa Rus­sell; un­cle James Rus­sell; nieces Teniyah Stan­ley, Jas­mine Dyer, Twana­sia Glover; neph­ews Ken­dar­i­ous cook, Ant­wan Glover; a host of other nieces, neph­ews, other rel­a­tives and friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held at 2 p. m. Oct. 15 at Early Hope Bap­tist Church with Pas­tor Ken­nethWil­liams of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Spring­field Memo­rial Gar­dens, New­born.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

Anna Fel­mon Glass Horton

Young Fu­neral Home Anna Fel­mon Glass Horton died Oct. 12 at New­ton Med­i­cal Cen­ter. The daugh­ter of the late Ella Shy Bradley and Wil­lie Floyd Glass, she was born in 1930 in Mor­gan County. Mrs. Horton, known as Ann, grew up in Mor­gan County and at­tended the Walker Chapel School and joined Pleas­ant Grove Bap­tist Church at an early age. An ex­cel­lent home­maker, Mrs. Horton en­joyed cook­ing and car­ing for her fam­ily. Her chil­dren and grand­chil­dren were the cen­ter of her joy. She helped raise sev­eral grand­chil­dren and many other chil­dren, who called her “ Grand Ma Ann.” With a loving and friendly spirit, Mrs. Horton never met a stranger. She loved every­one and was loved by those whose lives she touched.

She was pre­ceded in death by hus­band Maxie Horton Sr., son Dar­ron La­mar, nephew Char­lie L. Hy­man and sib­lings John Wil­lie “ Tampa” Gory, Ho­race Mitchell, Car­rie Bell “ CB” Hy­man, Betty “ June” Nel­son, Arthur “ Man” Bradley, Ad­die Elder, Mary Floyd Tay­lor and Ho­race Glass.

Sur­viv­ing are daugh­ters Mr. and Mrs. Mike ( Betty) Wil­liams, Mrs. Shirley Jack­son- Wil­born, Ms. An­gela Horton; sons Mr. Ho­race Horton, Mr. Ricky Horton, Mr. Maxie Horton Jr., Mr. Ernest Horton; 21 grand­chil­dren; 27 great- grand­chil­dren; five great- great- grand­chil­dren; half- brother Mr. Asa Glass; sis­ters- in- law Mrs. Mamie Wil­liams, Mrs. Wil­lie Pearl Rogers, Mrs. Gra­cie Scott, Ms. Hat­tie Butts; a host of nieces, neph­ews, cousins and nu­mer­ous dear friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held at 2 p. m. Oct. 18 at Mace­do­nia Bap­tist Church, Rut­ledge, with the Rev. Al­fred Mur­ray of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the church ceme­tery.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

Brenda Price

Wheeler Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory Mrs. Brenda Price, 64, long- time res­i­dent of Cov­ing­ton, died Oct. 20. The daugh­ter of the late James T. Young and Mrs. Gla­dys ( Young­blood) Young of Cov­ing­ton, she was born in Gwin­nett County in 1944. Mrs. Price loved her grand­chil­dren and spending time with them. She was pre­ceded in death by her fa­ther and her hus­band Howard Daniel “ Danny” Price.

Sur­viv­ing are chil­dren Brad and Cari McAlis­ter of Cov­ing­ton, Wade and Christy Price of Cov­ing­ton; mother Mrs. Gla­dys Young of Cov­ing­ton; grand­chil­dren Danielle Foster, Tyler Price, Crisi McAlis­ter, Cati McAlis­ter; great- grand­chil­dren Brady Foster, Marvin “ Lucky” Foster; sis­ter and brother- in- law Glenda and Jimmy Kemp; one half- sis­ter; one half- brother; nu­mer­ous other fam­ily and close friends.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at Wheeler Fu­neral home to­day, Oct. 22, from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. fu­neral ser­vices will be at 2 p. m. Thurs­day, Oct. 23, in the chapel of Wheeler Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Steve Kemp of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in New Cov­ing­ton Ceme­tery.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

Ralph Reid

Young Fu­neral Home Mr. Ralph Reid died Oct. 11 at New­ton Med­i­cal Cen­ter. The son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest ( Emma Mae Byrd) Reid, he was born in 1953 in New­ton County. Ed­u­cated in the New­ton County Pub­lic School Sys­tem and was a skilled construction worker and had a great knowl­edge of op­er­at­ing heavy equip­ment, a job he re­ally en­joyed. Af­ter a 40- year re­la­tion­ship, he mar­ried Deborah A. Roberts in 2005. He joined Mace­do­nia Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church in 2007, serv­ing faith­fully un­til his ill­ness. He en­joyed fish­ing, driv­ing fast cars and mo­tor­cy­cles and drag racing. Ralph im­pacted the lives of all he met; he loved peo­ple and truly never met a stranger. He had a great love for his fam­ily, his chil­dren and grand­chil­dren.

Sur­viv­ing are wife Deborah Roberts Reid; chil­dren Bruce Mead­ows, An­gela Wright, Ralph Bernard Harde­man, Ralphridquez “ Rico” Reid, Ali­cia Harde­man ( Jamal) Sell­ers, Ke­tia Heard, Quin­ton Lee; grand­chil­dren De­nar­ius, Bar­tavius, Kwinyca, Sha­nia, Ny’Ke­ria, Dan­tavi­ous, Ron­tavi­ous, Jaridquez, Kiara, Kierra, Yakia, Brenda, Michael; twin brother Ge­orge ( Robin) Reid; broth­ers Mar­ion San­ford, Tommy ( Vanessa) Reid, Jimmy ( Yvonne) Reid, Ernest ( Machelle) Reid Jr., Roy Ch­ester ( Mat­tie) Reid, Joseph ( Candice) Reid, Larry ( Rachel) Holt; aunts An­nie Gunn, Doris ( Flem­mie) Pitts, Mar­jorie ( Bill) Dun­can; un­less Alvin ( Maude) Reid, Johnny ( Yvonne) Reid; spe­cial nephew and niece Camiyah and Chasi­dah Parker; fa­ther and mother- in- lawWil­lie ( He­len) Roberts; sis­ter- in­law Jen­nifer Pitts; broth­ersin- law Wil­lie Charles ( Jen­nifer) Roberts, Tony ( Shirley) Roberts, Bradley ( Cebrita) Roberts; other nieces, neph­ews, loving rel­a­tives and dear friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held Oct. 16 at 1 p. m. at Mace­do­nia Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist church with the Rev. Carl­ton Mathis, the Rev. Jessie Starts, the Rev. Tony Roberts and the Rev. Lewis Breas­ton of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Lawn­wood Memo­rial Park.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

P. J. ( Pete) Sar­gent

Henry Fu­neral Home, Litho­nia Mr. P. J. ( Pete) Sar­gent, 86, of Cov­ing­ton, died Oct. 19. He served his coun­try in the U. S. Army Air Corps dur­ing World War II in the south­ern Philip­pines and was a mem­ber of Bethany Pres­by­te­rian Church. He was pre­ceded in death by his wife Cora Emma Ay­cox Sar­gent.

Sur­viv­ing are daugh­ters Anga Bishop of Mo­bile, Ala., Jenna Sar­gent of Cov­ing­ton, Gala Dempsey of Litho­nia; brother Frank Sar­gent of Litho­nia; foru grand­chil­dren; and four great- grand­chil­dren.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held at 11 a. m. Oct. 21 in the chapel of Henry Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Rus­sell McKee of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Litho­nia City Ceme­tery.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

Ernes­tine Varner

Lester Lackey & Sons Fu­neral Home Ms. Ernes­tine Varner died Oct. 11. The daugh­ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas ( Ora) Varner, she was born in 1926.

Sur­viv­ing are brother Mr. Ralph Varner Sr. of At­lanta; nieces Ms. Diane Banks, Ms. Gail Banks, Ms. Pamela Varner, all of Cov­ing­ton; neph­ews Mr. and Mrs. Ralph ( Laverne) Varner Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Brian ( Shan­tana) Varner of Litho­nia, Mr. and mrs. Larry ( Vera) Rome of Cony­ers, Mr. and Mrs. Ricky ( Akemi) Banks of Ja­pan, Mr. and Mrs. Don­nie ( Bob­bie) Banks, Mr. and Mrs. Gary ( Pauline) Banks, Mr. Earl Varner and Mr. Lorenzo Varner, all of Cov­ing­ton; spe­cial and de­voted friend Ms. Wil­lie Frank John­son; a host of other rel­a­tives and friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held at 2 p. m. Oct. 17 in the chapel of Lester Lackey & Sons with the Rev. W. G. Tigner Sr. of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Bethel Grove Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

Laura Etta J. Walker

Young Fu­neral Home Mrs. Laura Etta J. Walker died Oct. 14 at DeKalb Med­i­cal Cen­ter. The daugh­ter of the late Emory and Doris John­son, she was born in 1943 in Mor­gan County. Mrs. Walker joined Flat Rock Bap­tist Church, Madi­son, at an early age and at­tended Flat Rock Com­mu­nity school and grad­u­ated from pearl High School. Mrs. Walker worked in fac­to­ries in Rut­ledge and Madi­son and served oth­ers in the ca­pac­ity of house­keeper. She re­tired from Mo­bile Chem­i­cal Oil Co. in Cov­ing­ton. Later she be­came dis­abled from di­a­betes, yet she re­ceived a flo­ral ar­range­ment cer­tifi­cate and be­came a florist, mak­ing beau­ti­ful ar­range­ments, wed­ding bou­quets and fu­neral ar­range­ments. She was sec­re­tary of Flat Rock Bap­tist Church and worked at the Mace­do­nia Bap­tist Church. She was su­per­in­ten­dent of Sun­day School at Union Springs Bap­tist Church and served at Cor­ner­stone Chris­tian Cen­ter un­til her health failed. She was a clerk for the vot­ing poll com­mit­tee in Rut­ledge. She did what she could to help her com­mu­nity, tak­ing care of oth­ers and pro­vid­ing smiles and sup­port. She never met a stranger. Mrs. Walker was mar­ried to Mau­rice Walker and was pre­ceded in death by chil­dren baby boy Walker and baby Lisa and sib­lings Mag­gie and Milton John­son..

Sur­viv­ing are chil­dren Scar­lett W. Kirk­land, Mar­ian W. Bradley, Gary ( Mon­ica) Walker, Sher­rie ( An­dre) Shy; grand­chil­dren Bernard Walker, Joshua Walker, Regi­nald King, Chante­ria Shy, Marneza Walker, Sher­rod Shy, Christo­pher Lee, Gar­ren Walker, Des­tiny Sawyer, Makayla Walker, great- grand­chil­dren Shaliyah Walker, Jakiah Walker; sis­ters Dorothy White, Frances John­son, Ella B. King, Brenda ( Milton) Carr, Hil­lie ( Arthur) Hurst; broth­ers Emory ( Ad­die) John­son Jr., Jimmy ( Jen­nie) John­son, Larry ( Glo­ria) John­son; a host of nieces, neph­ews, cousins and ex­tended fam­ily; the Clark fam­ily; and the War­ren fam­ily and friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held at 11 a. m. Oct. 18 at Mace­do­nia Bap­tist Church, Rut­ledge, with the Rev. Grady Hen­dricks, the Rev. Nathan Durham, the Rev. An­nette Nash and the Rev. Charles John­son of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed at Mace­do­nia Church Ceme­tery.

The Cov­ing­ton News Oct. 22, 2008

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