Obit­u­ar­ies

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Ed­ward Berry deRa­stick Han­son

The Rev. Ed­ward Berry deRas­trick Han­son, Epis­co­pal priest of the At­lanta Dio­cese, died Jan. 19 af­ter a coura­geous strug­gle with pul­monary fi­bro­sis. Fa­ther Han­son at­tended the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, grad­u­ated from Ge­or­gia State Uni­ver­sity and re­ceived a Mas­ter of Di­vin­ity from The Uni­ver­sity of the South. His parishes in­cluded St. Michael and All An­gels, St. Matthews and the Church of the Good Shep­herd.

He is sur­vived by his wife, Bar­bara Tim­ber­lake Rus­sell, sis­ter Ade­laide Berry Han­son, daugh­ter Colleen Berry Horner (Matthew), grand­son Nathan Berry Horner, Grace All­strom, Tyler (Chris­tine), Caitlin and Richard Rus­sell and de­voted friends.

The fu­neral will be at 3 p.m., Sun­day, Jan. 23, at St. Al­ban’s Epis­co­pal Church, Mon­roe. In lieu of flow­ers, please send do­na­tions to Hop­sice At­lanta (Park Vista Dr.) or At­lanta Com­mu­nity Food Bank. The Cov­ing­ton News,

Jan. 21, 2010

Jackie Sim­mons Cald­well & Cowan

Fu­neral Home

Jackie Sim­mons, 54, of Cov­ing­ton, passed away Jan. 18. Mr. Sim­mons en­joyed hunt­ing and fish­ing and loved at­tend­ing gospel singings. Most im­por­tant to him was his fam­ily. He was pre­ceded in death by his par­ents Wil­liam Carl­ton and Martha El­iz­a­beth (John­son) Sim­mons, brother David Sim­mons and nephew Shane Sim­mons.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife Wanda (McCart) Sim­mons of Cov­ing­ton; sons and daugh­ter-in­law Jackie Sim­mons Jr., Charles and Brit­tany Sim­mons, all of Cov­ing­ton; sis­ter and brother-in-law Brenda and Larry Kirk­man of Lil­burn; broth­ers and sis­ters-in-law Billy and RoseMerry Sim­mons, Lanier and Gail Sim­mons, all of Cov­ing­ton, Danny and Marie Sim­mons of Mon­ti­cello, Hughie and Kathy Sim­mons of McDonough; grand­chil­dren Jada Sim­mons, Krista Sim­mons, Kaleb Sim­mons, Bar­rett Hunt, C.J. Sim­mons; nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices for Mr. Sim­mons will be held at 2 p.m. Satur­day, Jan. 22, at the chapel of Cald­well & Cowan Fu­neral Home, 3134 Floyd St., with Pas­tor Jeff Ja­cobs and Pas­tor Ron Comp­ton of­fi­ci­at­ing, and in­ter­ment fol­low­ing in Sardis Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery, McDonough. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the fu­neral home from 5 to 8 p.m. to­day, Jan. 21. The Cov­ing­ton News, Jan. 21, 2010

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