Obituaries for Sat., May 19, 2012

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 19, 2012


Grace Hicks Martin, 95, of Columbus, Ga., formerly of Covington County, passed away Fri., May 18, 2021, in an Elmore County nursing facility.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sun., May 20, at North Creek Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include five nieces, Susan Goff, Betty Twitchell, Linda Twitchell, Diane Green and Chloe Nichols; two nephews, Bill Hicks and Hayden Hicks; and special neighbor and friend, Ken Herring.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James P. Martin; her parents, Joseph Edward Hicks and Nora Thompson Hicks, and brothers, Grady Hicks, Clayton Hicks and Albert Hicks.



Loretta Jan Turner, 68, of Red Level, died Wed., May 16, 2012, in an Opp hospital. Memorial services will be held at a later date. The family would like to thank Opp Health and Rehab for their many acts of kindness and care.

She is survived by two daughters, Amy Faust of Red Level and Shelly Bowling of Frankfort, Ky.; three sons, Russell Witten of Niceville, Fla., Thomas Franklin Witten of Mt. Carmel, Tenn., and Mitchell Eugene Witten of Owenton, Ky.; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Rick Yates; and three sisters, Wanda Mullins, Lynn Yates and Pat Singleton.