Geraldine (Barnes) Cargile

April 9, 1934 ~ January 3, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Geraldine Cargile Obituary

Mrs. Geraldine Cargile, age 89, a lifelong resident of Covington passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2024.  She was born April 9, 1934, in Covington to Leonard and Mattie Kate Barnes who have preceded her in death.  Mrs. Cargile grew up in the Covington Mill Community and worked for the Georgia Forestry Commission.  She was an avid reader, she enjoyed being outdoors going on walks and working around her home.  Mrs. Cargile was Baptist by faith and a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church.  Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Grady Cargile.

Mrs. Cargile is survived by her son Zack D. Cargile of Covington; her grandsons Daniel Cargile, and Trevor Cargile both of Covington; her great grandchildren Harley, Ian, Aidan, and Ashlyn; her brother Ronnie Barnes (Linda) of Lawrenceville, and Nathan Barnes (Betty Ann) of Conyers; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, and many close friends.

Funeral services for Mrs. Cargile will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday, January 7, 2024, at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Swann officiating.  Entombment will follow at New Covington Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Sunday prior to the service.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Geraldine (Barnes) Cargile, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Geraldine (Barnes) Cargile?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Geraldine's memory.


January 7, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home
2157 East Street, SE
Covington, Georgia 30014

Funeral Service
January 7, 2024

3:00 PM
Chapel of J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home
2157 East Street, SE
Covington, GA 30014


New Covington Cemetery


© 2024 J. C. Harwell Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility