Mr. C. W. “Wayne” Winslett, age 71, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018, in a local medical facility following a brief illness.
Mr. Winslett was born on January 12, 1946, in Silver Creek, GA, son of the late Jefferson Charles Winslett and the late Willie Frances Lyons Winslett. He was a graduate of Armuchee High School in 1964, and in August 1969, began working with Floyd County Public Works. After 34 years of service, as a Supervisor and equipment operator, Wayne retired from the county in 2003 and was self-employed selling and hauling dirt. He was a member of the Coosa Masonic Lodge #622 F. & A M. for 50 years and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of 17 years, Leola Youngblood Winslett, Rome; his children, Chuck Winslett (Pam), Warner Robins, Ron Winslett (Beverly), Panama City, FL, and Lori Simerley, Chickamauga, GA; step-daughter, Regina Hicks (Melvin), Rome; grandchildren, Jay Winslett (Avery), Lacie Hardigree (Kelly), Lori Magnicheri, Jasmine Winslett, Christi Winslett, Jonathan Head, and Jameson Head; great grandchildren, Raelynn Winslett, Sophia Magnicheri, and Christian Hardigree; several other grandchildren, great-grandchildren; a sister, Charlotte Arndt, Mobile, AL; a brother, Ron Winslett (Madge), Silver Creek; nieces, and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Pastor Scott Lambert officiating. Interment will follow in Rome Midway Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
Pallbearers are asked to meet at the funeral home on Sunday by 1:30 PM and include: Kelly Hardigree, Jay Winslett, Brian Fuller, Bobby Youngblood, Steve Bennett and Jimmy Holcombe.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
Dawn Holloway, of Rome, passed away December 31, 2017.
Dawn was born in Rome, GA. March 17, 1967. She is survived by her mother, Dale Fain Holloway.
She attended Floyd Training Center for 47 years. She was served by Highland Rivers and Network Home Services. She was a joy to all her family and friends. She enjoyed going for car rides, listening to Elvis, flipping through colorful magazines, playing with her string and small plush animals. She also enjoyed camping trips across country, trips to the beach and being first in line at Disney World.
The family will receive friends Monday, January 8, 2018 at Daniel’s Funeral Home from 11 AM to 12:00 PM with a service to follow at 12 noon in the Thomas B. Griffin Chapel of Daniel’s.
Dawn will be buried at Andersonville National Cemetery in Andersonville, GA with her father, Mr. James Robert Holloway on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to DTGS, P.O. Box 1053 Rome, GA. 30162 or the Humane Society, 518 Broad St. Rome, GA. 30161.
Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements and is honored to serve the family of Dawn Holloway.