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Rev. Dwight L. Moody

d. March 30, 2022


Rev. Dwight L. Moody, of Covington, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at the age of 80. A native of Newnan, Rev. Moody was a proud patriot that served in the United States Army. After his time in the military ended, he carved out a career working for the Lord as a minister for over 50 years. Rev. Moody served as a chaplain in the Coweta County jail for ten years. He was passionate about his love for Christ and sharing the word with others. He retired from full time pastoring in 2011 and continued to witness for the Lord. In addition, Rev. Moody volunteered with Disabled American Veterans. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Ann Moody; parents, Mary Beaulah and Charles Lamb Moody; sisters, Isabel Morton, Kate White, Gwen Payne; and brothers, Bobby Moody, Rev. Charles Moody, Rev. Hudson Moody.

Rev. Moody is survived by his daughters, Deidra Mcknight (Stan), Michelle Wiggins; son, D. L. Moody, Jr. (Melissa); grandchildren, Zack Moody (Charlotte), Tyler Moody (Anna), Justin Mcknight (Rebecca), Cody Mcknight (Olivia), Lauren Dean (Jackson); great-grandchildren, Trina Moody, Cohen Dean, Hollis Dean; brother, Johnny Moody (Eva); sister-in-law, Sue Moody; and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service for Rev. Moody will be held Saturday, April 2, 2022, 11:00 A.M., at East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 Highway 278 East, in Covington, with Rev. John Moody officiating and interment following in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 656 Roscoe Road, in Newnan. Friends are invited to visit with the family at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, on Friday, April 1, 2022, from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Governor Brian Kemp’s latest executive order has eliminated restrictions on large gatherings; however, CDC guidelines recommend social distancing (6 feet apart) and wearing of masks while in public. Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home requests that you observe these recommendations while in our funeral home attending visitations and/or services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, April 1, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location

1215 Access Road, Covington, GA 30014

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

East Newton Baptist Church

11290 U.S. 278, Covington, GA 30014

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