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Jeanette Ellington

December 5, 2019

Obituary

Jeanette Ellington of Oxford, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the age of 89. A resident of Newton County for 67 years, Mrs. Ellington was a lifetime member of Gum Creek Presbyterian Church, where she was part of the Presbyterian Women, participated in the Golden Group and taught Sunday School classes. She was her truest self any time outdoors, whether she was farming or flower gardening. Mrs. Ellington cherished the time spent with all of her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clem and Mary (Pugh) Holmes; husband, C.T. Ellington; sister, Ruby Ellis; brothers, Jerry Holmes, Melvin Holmes, Bob Holmes.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Thomas Foster, Penny Kesler, Bonnie and Jim Stewart, Susan Townley, Melanie and Ronnie Holland; son, Charles Ellington; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Adrian Capes, Faye and Ronald Johnson, Dianne and Sidney Reagin; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Mrs. Ellington will be held Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Rev. Bobbie Wrenn Banks officiating and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home, Saturday, December 7, from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to Ellington/Hood scholarship fund C/O Gum Creek Presbyterian Church, 2700 Gum Creek Road, Oxford, GA 30054.

Visitation

DEC 7. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

Funeral Service

DEC 8. 3:00 PM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

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