Lawrence Anthony LaJaunie III Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
Lawrence Anthony LaJaunie III, 46, of Covington, passed away July 12 at Rockdale Medical Center. Mr. LaJaunie enjoyed fishing and talking and was a LSU and Saints fan. He owned Lawrence’s Barber Shop for 12 years. Mr. LaJaunie was an active member of Harvest Baptist Church, where he served on the fellowship team and security team and volunteered for Hope for Harvest Food Ministry. He was preceded in death by his father Lawrence Anthony LaJaunie Jr., and brother Troy Anthony LaJaunie.
He is survived by his wife Raeann Leggett LaJaunie of Covington; daughter Lauren Raeann LaJaunie; son Nicholas Anthony LaJaunie, both of Covington; mother Carolyn LaJaunie of Louisiana; sister and brotherin-law Gwendolyn and David Conrad of Harvey, La.; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. LaJaunie were held July 14 at the Access Road Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, with the Rev. Richard Culpepper officiating, and interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park.
Lee Seal Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
Lee Seal, 74, of Covington, formerly of Russellville, Ala., passed away July 13. He retired from Vulcan Materials, in Conyers, after 19 years of service. He enjoyed cooking and working in his vegetable garden. Mr. Seal was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents James Lester and Dollie (Fuller) Seal.
Survivors include his wife Pat Seal of Covington; daughters and sonsin-law Cindy and David Linkletter of Conyers, Pam and Ricky Skidmore of Russellville, Ala.; sons and daughters-in-law Jason and Brandi Pickerill of Monroe, Ricky and Beverly Seal; sister Joyce Malone, all of Russellville, Ala.; grandchildren Shelby and Corey Young, Ricky Maness, all of Covington; nine additional grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Seal will be held at 10 a.m. today, July 15, at the chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, with David Roseberry officiating. Interment will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Franklin Memorial Gardens, in Russellville, Ala.
James William Thompson Wheeler Funeral Home
James William Thompson of Covington died July 13 at Social Circle Health and Rehabilitation. The son of Hezekiah Columbus and Mary Edna Holifield Thopmson, he was born in 1921 in Jackson. He was a World War II veteran of the US Army serving three years and nine months in the Pacific Theater as a sergeant. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and was one of three oldest living members. His passion was hunting, fishing and being outdoors.
Mr. Thompson is survived by wife Ethelene Britt Thompson of Covington; daughter and son-in-law Cherylene and Dr. Ted Schock of Social Circle; step-daughter and husband Brenda and Robert Housworth of Covington; grandson David and wife Jessica Johnson of Covington; stepgranddaughter Rhonda and husband Robert P. Tomlin of Loganville; step-grandson Rob and wife Melanie Housworth of Covington; step-grand- daughter Kayla and husband Devin Wieseckel of Florida; step-grandson Kris Schock of Roswell; 12 great-grandchildren; half-brother Raymond Thompson Jr. of Covington; several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by parents Hezekiah Columbus and Mary Edna Holifield Thompson, step-father Raymond Thompson Sr. and three brothers.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Salem United Methodist Church with Dr. Phil DeMore officiating. Interment will be at Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 15. Guest may sign the online register book at www. wheelerfuneralhome. com.