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Michael Henry Autry, Jr. (Mike)

January 7, 1969 ~ September 28, 2020 (age 51)

Obituary

Michael Henry Autry, Jr. (Mike) of Covington, GA, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020, at the age of 51. He was born in Covington on January 7, 1969 to Diane and Mickey Autry.

Mike was a happy, fun-loving person. He loved his two daughters and was so proud of them. Mike enjoyed all kinds of books and music. He liked playing trivia with his friends or just hanging out with them. Mike has always been interested in archeology and was very knowledgeable about it. He loved to make people laugh with his funny stories and everyone loved him.

Mike graduated from Newton County High School in 1987. He worked for 30 years in the Printing Industry and taught Graphic Arts at Stockbridge High School for three years.

Mike was preceded in death by his father, Michael H. Autry (Mickey); paternal grandparents, Stella and Alva Autry; maternal grandfathers, Frank Rogers and Sam Cofer.

He is survived by his daughters, Samantha Autry, Maddie Autry; mother, Diane Sale; maternal grandmother, Mary Rogers;  sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Shawn Malcom; two nieces, Makenzie Bell, Maggie Malcom; aunt and uncle, Fay and Henry Cofer; and a number of cousins.

A Graveside Service for Mike will be held Thursday, October 1, 2020, 11:00 A.M., at the Salem Methodist Cemetery, 3962 Salem Road, in Covington, with Pastor Alan Posey officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 30, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M., at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 30, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA

Graveside Service
Thursday
October 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
3962 Salem Road
Covington, GA

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