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Tommy Granger Cald­well & Cowan

Fu­neral Home

Tommy Granger, of Cov­ing­ton, passed away Jan. 22 at the age of 95. Mr. Granger was a mem­ber of North Cov­ing­ton United Methodist Church. He en­joyed gar­den­ing, trav­el­ing, eat­ing cat­fish and work­ing with his two broth­ers at Granger Brother’s Garage. Mr. Granger was a lov­ing and de­voted hus­band, fa­ther, fa­ther-in­law, grand­fa­ther, great­grand­fa­ther, and friend. He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Madge (Potts) Granger and his par­ents, Steven Nathan and Olivia (Rose­berry) Granger; 5 broth­ers and 2 sis­ters.

Sur­vivors in­clude his daugh­ter and son-in-law, Judy G. and J. Alan Palmer of Cov­ing­ton; grand­daugh­ter, Dr. Staci, and her hus­band, Dr. Joseph Perez, Jr; great-grand­daugh­ters, Olivia and Ella Perez, all of High Point, NC; sis­ter-in-law, Sue Washington; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral Ser­vices for Mr. Granger will be held Mon­day, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Cald­well & Cowan Fu­neral Home, 1215 Ac­cess Rd., with in­ter­ment fol­low­ing in Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends at the fu­neral home to­day from 6-8 p.m. Flow­ers are ac­cepted, or do­na­tions may be made to Abbey Hospice, 215 Aza­lea Ct., So­cial Cir­cle, GA 30025. The Cov­ing­ton News,

Jan. 23, 2010

Mr. Billy E. Hester Har­well-Wheeler

Fu­neral Home

Mr. Billy E. Hester, 84, of Cov­ing­ton passed away Jan. 19 at Abbey Hospice in So­cial Cir­cle. The son of the late Ju­nie and Louise Mal­colm Hester, he was born in Wal­ton County. He owned and op­er­ated sev­eral busi­nesses in Cov­ing­ton in­clud­ing Hester’s Pool Room and Hester’s Pack­age Store. He loved fish­ing and base­ball, es­pe­cially the At­lanta Braves. He was also a mem­ber of First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton and a United States Army Vet­eran. Mr. Hester is pre­de­ceased by his chil­dren Rod­ney Hester, Mar­lene Hester and Billy Hester Jr., his broth­ers Harry Hester, Jimmy Hester and Sammy Hester and his sis­ter June Hester.

His is sur­vived by his wife Helen Hester of Cov­ing­ton; grand­chil­dren Kevin James Hester, Kurt Jor­dan Hester, both of Cov­ing­ton and Holly El­iz­a­beth Goolsby of Lo­ganville; and great grand­daugh­ter Makenna Rose Goolsby.

A grave­side ser­vice will be held on at 3 p.m. Mon­day Jan. 24, at Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park with Dr. Wil­liam B. Wade of­fi­ci­at­ing. In lieu of flow­ers con­tri­bu­tions may be made to First Pres­by­te­rian Church of Cov­ing­ton, 1169 Clark Street, Cov­ing­ton, Ga. 30014. The Cov­ing­ton News,

Jan. 23, 2010

An­thony A. Hinds

Young Fu­neral Home

Mr. An­thony A. Hinds died Jan. 19 at Newton Med­i­cal Cen­ter. He was born in 1941 in St. James, Barbados and had been a res­i­dent of Cov­ing­ton for seven years, re­lo­cat­ing from New York.

Sur­viv­ing are wife Mrs. Ellen E. Hinds; chil­dren Mr. and Mrs. Moses Chase, Mr. An­drew Chase, Mr. Peter Hinds, Ms. Bev­erly Hands; two grand­chil­dren; sis­ters Ms. Loretta Hinds, Ms. Wendy Hinds and Ms. Anne Hinds; nephew Mr. Roy Hinds; other relatives.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be at 1:30 p.m., Wed­nes­day, Jan. 26, at Beth­le­hem Bap­tist Church, with in­ter­ment fol­low­ing at Lawn­wood Me­mo­rial Park. Fam­ily and friends are asked to as­sem­ble at noon Jan. 25 at 605 Creekview Blvd., Cov­ing­ton. Visi­ta­tion will be at the fu­neral home from noon to 9 p.m. Tues­day, Jan. 25. The Cov­ing­ton News,

Jan. 23, 2010

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