Mr. Dewey Cason
Harwell Funeral Home
Mr. Dewey Cason of Oxford passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on July 10. The son of the late Charles A. and Sadie Ruth Bostwick Cason, he was born in 1925 in Oxford. Mr. Cason was a lifelong resident of Oxford and was a member of Gum Creek Presbyterian Church where he served faithfully as an elder and member until his death. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy dur- ing World War II. Mr. Cason retired from Snapping Shoals EMC after 35 years of service.
Mr. Cason is survived by his wife Mrs. Betty Neal Cason; daughters and sons-in-law Kim and Dale Dylong and Kathy and Keith Christopherson; grandchildren Kasey Dylong, Kari Dylong and Kyle Christopherson all of Oxford; brothers and sisters-in-law Robert and Mynra Cason and Jack and Bertha Cason; sister and brother-inlaw Sadie Ruth and Gene Garner; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Robert and Ola House also all of Oxford; numerous niec- es, nephews, other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Cason will be held at 11 a.m. today, July 13, at the Gum Creek Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Ken Wilmesherr officiating. Interment will follow at Oxford Historical Cemetery. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make contributions to Gum Creek Presbyterian Church, 2700 Gum Creek Road, Oxford, GA 30054 in honor of Mr. Cason.
Douglas H. Digby
Wheeler Funeral Home
Douglas H. Digby of Covington died Sunday July 10 at Newton Medical Center. He was born in 1927 in Covington to Hampton Paul and Cleo Johnston Digby. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He enjoyed tending his cattle, watching western movies, sitting on the porch with his dog watching the deer in his yard and travel. He was Chief of Police for the city of Covington from 1972 to 1977 and was a Deputy sheriff for Newton County for 17 years. He was also a member of VFW Post 5290 and the American Legion Post 0077 in Conyers and the Police Officers Association of Georgia.
Mr. Digby is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Winona Digby; daughter and son-inlaw Dianne and Malcolm Clark of Dacula; sons and daughters-inlaw Paul and Lori Digby of Bainbridge, Wayne and Deedy Digby of Covington; grandchildren Daniel and wife Ashley Digby, Michelle and husband Pauncho Hufstetler, Bryan Digby; great grandson Van Digby; sister Shirley Chandler; several nieces and nephews and his beloved and faithful dog Unico. He is preceded in death by his mother and father Hampton and Cleo Digby, brothers Glen and Joe Digby and sister Mary Smith.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the chapel of Wheeler Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Partlow officiating. Interment will be at Tabernacle Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 13. Guests may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com.