Obit­u­ar­ies

The Covington News - - Local news -

Eli­nor John­son Chan­dler

Mrs. Eli­nor John­son Chan­dler, 68, of So­cial Cir­cle, died Dec. 29 at New­ton Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

Born in New­ton County, Mrs. Chan­dler was the daugh­ter of the late Marvin and Sara Shep­herd John­son. She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band Jack Haskell Chan­dler Sr. A res­i­dent of So­cial Cir­cle, Eli­nor re­tired from New­ton County af­ter 20 years of ser­vice as di­rec­tor of Hu­man Re­sources. She was an ac­tive mem­ber of First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton and Cov­ing­ton Pi­lot Club. She en­joyed tak­ing care of her five grand­chil­dren and spending time with her friends.

Sur­viv­ing are daugh­ter and son-in-law Edie and Edd Lowe of Athens; son and daugh­terin-law Jack and Wendy Chan­dler of Evans; daugh­ter Elaine Chan­dler of Athens; grand­chil­dren An­drew, Caleb, Ke­nan and Lan­don Chan­dler, all of Evans and Sara Mack Lowe of Athens; sis­ters Ruby Dell Craw­ley, Hester Ni­blett; brother Ron­ald John­son; nu­mer­ous sis­ters-in­law; a brother-in-law; many nieces, neph­ews and spe­cial friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held a noon to­day, Dec. 31, at First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton with the Rev. Bil­lyWade of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low at Lawn­wood Memo­rial park. Pall­bear­ers in­clude Lanier Craw­ley, Ed Ni­blett, Greg Harper, Scott Harper, Wally John­son and Jerry Smith. The fam­ily re­quests that memo­ri­als be made to the First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton. Friends may sign the reg­is­ter at www.wheel­er­fu­ner­al­home. com.

Mrs. Jack (Dot) Chris­tian, 83, loving and de­voted wife, mother, and grand­mother, died Dec. 29. Mrs. Chris­tian was a mem­ber of The East­ern Star. She loved chil­dren and served as Sun­day School Su­per­in­ten­dent at Trin­ity United Methodist Church for 30 years, taught kinder­garten at The Lit­tle Red School House and re­tired from Por­terdale Ele­men­tary School. She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents Hiriam Jewel and Ber­nice Cook Bax­ter.

Sur­vivors in­clude her hus­band Jack Chris­tian of Cov­ing­ton; chil­dren War­ren and Colleen Chris­tian of Ox­ford, Danny and Jan (Chris­tian) Neal of Cov­ing­ton, Dwain Chris­tian of Del­ray, Colo.; daugh­ter-in-law, Ellen Loskoski of Mid­way; grand­chil­dren Chris­tian Ben­nett, Dal­las Chris­tian, Ryan Ben­nett, Luke Chris­tian; sis­ter Betty Blanken­ship of Cov­ing­ton; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 2 p.m. Fri­day, Jan. 2 in the chapel of Cald­well & Cowan, 3134 Floyd St., with the Rev. Rob Lang­ford and the Rev. W.A. Childers, Jr. of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Lawn­wood Memo­rial Park. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at Cald­well & Cowan Fu­neral Home, 3134 Floyd St., Thurs­day, Jan­uary 1, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Flow­ers are ac­cepted or do­na­tions may be made to Trin­ity United Methodist Church, 6154 Collins Street NE, Cov­ing­ton, Ga. 30014.

Mr. John­nie An­drew Dobbs Sr., 89, of Cov­ing­ton, died Dec. 29. The son of the late Clint B. Dobbs Sr. and Vera (Nelms) Dobbs, he was born in By­ron in 1919. Mr. Dobbs was a mem­ber of New Hope Methodist Church, At­lanta. He was re­tired from the fed­eral gov­ern­ment where he worked as a ware­house man­ager.

Sur­viv­ing are wife Regina Dobb­sofCov­ing­ton; sons John­nie Dobbs Jr. of Stock­bridge, Joel Bryan of McDonough; brother C. B. Dobbs Jr.; grand­chil­dren Pa­trick Dobbs, Michael Dobbs and Ran­dall Ryan; sev­eral nieces and a nephew; nu­mer­ous other fam­ily mem­bers and friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held at 11 a.m. to­day, Dec. 31, in the chapel of Wheeler Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Tom Har­ris of­fi­ci­at­ing. Pall­bear­ers will be Andy, Don and Jay Ter­rell, Jerry Dobbs, Wes­ley Hurt and Ran­dall Bryan. In­ter­ment will fol­low at Shiloh Methodist Church Ceme­tery. Flow­ers will be ac­cepted or in lieu of flow­ers do­na­tions may be made to Heart­land Hospice, Cony­ers.

Mickey “Hoss” Hall, 60, of Cov­ing­ton, died Dec. 29. He en­joyed rid­ing along dirt roads while tak­ing in wildlife scenery and rid­ing trac­tors. He es­pe­cially loved spending time with his grand­chil­dren. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents Omer and Vir­ginia Martin Hall.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife San­dra Hall; daugh­ters and son-in-law Gayle and Dar­ryl Tum­lin of Lawrenceville, Joan Frix of Cov­ing­ton; sons and daugh­ter-in-law Dale Dee, John Dee and Vickey Thomas, all of Cov­ing­ton; 12 grand­chil­dren; sis­ters and broth­ers-in­law Deborah and Mack McKibben of Cov­ing­ton, Donna and Mark Bur­roughs of So­cial Cir­cle; brother and sis­ter-in­law Jeff and Kathy Hall; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

A Memo­rial Ser­vice for Mr. Hall will be held at 3 p.m. to­day, Dec. 31, at Cal­vary Bap­tist Church with Mack McKibben of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Crys­tal Har­well of De­catur died Dec. 28 at her res­i­dence. The daugh­ter of the late Cor­nelius Grif­fin Har­well and Verna Pen­ning­ton Har­well, she was born in Mor­gan County. She was the grand­daugh­ter of the late Dr. Lit­tle­ton P. Har­well who was one of the ear­lier set­tlers of Mor­gan County. Miss Har­well was a grad­u­ate of Pied­mont Col­lege, at­tended the Uni­ver­sity of Colorado and was a re­tired school teacher from the At­lanta Pub­lic School sys­tem. She also was a mem­ber of the At­lanta First United Methodist Church. Miss Har­well was pre­ceded in death by broth­ers Eu­gene Har­well and C. G. Har­well.

Sur­viv­ing are sis­ters Ade­laide Har­well of De­catur, Martha (Steve) Bartek of Du­luth; neph­ews Timmy (Mar­garet) Har­well, Mikki (Can­dance) Har­well of Jack­son, La­mar (Donna) Har­well of Ea­ton­ton, Michael (Glenda) Har­well of Athens, Lee Har­well of Win­der.

Fu­neral ser­viced will be held at 1 p.m. to­day, Dec. 31, in the chapel of Har­well-Wheeler Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Dr. Robert V. Oz­ment of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will be held in Madi­son City Ceme­tery. Friends may sign the on-line guest book at www.wheel­er­fu­ner­al­home.com.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.