Mr. Charles Henry Bailey Sr., age 89, of Silver Creek, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Renaissance Marquis.
Mr. Bailey was born in Bartow County, Georgia on March 12, 1928, son of the late Auvern Thomas Bailey and the late Carrie Leola Brock Bailey. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Christine Roberson Bailey, on March 26, 2016, by three sons, Randy Bailey, Ricky Bailey and Charles H. Bailey, Jr., by a sister, Floy Howell, and by two brothers, Harry Bailey and Doug Bailey. Mr. Bailey was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during World War II. He was a self-employed automobile mechanic and owned and operated Bailey’s Garage. Mr. Bailey was a member of the Flint Hill Baptist Church, The Gideon’s International, the American Legion Post #5 and was a charter member of Boy Scout Troop #81.
Survivors include two daughters, Peggy Costlow and her husband, William, Silver Creek, and Wanda Stamey and her husband, Randy, Silver Creek; a son, Jack Farren Bailey and his wife, Madlyn, Silver Creek; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; a brother, Thomas Bailey, Piedmont, AL; two sisters, Ann Butler, Rome and Doris Green, Centre, AL; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 2pm at the Flint Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Spears and the Rev. Charles Garrett officiating. Mr. Bailey will lie in-state at the church on Saturday from 1pm until the service time. Interment will follow in the family lot at Bethel Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard presenting military honors.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Friday from 6 until 8pm. At other hours, they will be at the residence of Peggy & William Costlow.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at the church on Saturday at 1:30pm and include: Jason Costlow, Jonathan Stamey, Ethan Stamey, Michael Warren, Joshua Bailey and Andrew Outlaw.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff and caregivers at Renaissance Marquis for the care they gave to Mr. Bailey.
Rosella S. Harvey, age 92, of Rome, passed away at a local health care facility Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Mrs. Harvey was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania, March 6, 1925. She was the daughter of the late James C. Shainline and Caroline Shainline. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Harvey and six siblings.
Her career involved clerical work with both the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, the Pennsylvania Water Works in Harrisburg, PA, and the ISO Aero Charter Service in Kinston, NC. Rose and Charlie were actively involved with the POA in the community of The Villages of Orange Blossom Gardens in
Lady Lake, Florida.
Survivors include: Chick Harvey (Mary Jo) of Rome, Dr. Craig M Harvey (Dawn) of Baton Rouge, LA and a daughter, Charlene I. Huber
(Brandon) of Dallas, GA. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild.
A private family inurnment will be held later at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.
Mrs. Ann Steed, 76, of Cave Spring, died Wednesday morning in a Rome hospital.
The former Myra Ann Youngblood, Mrs. Steed was born in Polk County, Georgia, June 20, 1940, daughter of the late William Roscoe Youngblood and the late Gladys Hobgood Youngblood. Mrs. Steed was formerly associated with the Bank of Cave Spring, the Cave Spring Post office, and with the medical records departments of both Floyd Medical Center and of the Harbin Clinic. Mrs. Steed had attended the Mountain Springs United Methodist Church, was a member of the First Baptist Church ofCave Spring, and had also attended the Empty Tomb in Cave Spring.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Alvin Youngblood, Weldon Youngblood, Gene Youngblood, Bobby Youngblood, and Byron (Buck) Youngblood.
Mrs. Steed is survived by her husband, Leonard Steed to whom she was married August 5, 1958; by her son, Stanley Steed and his wife Rhonda; by her daughter, Mrs. Kimberly Tucker and her husband Tony, all of Cave Spring; by four grand-children, TSGT Zachery (Katy) Steed, USAF, Melynn (Austin) Stephens, Courtney (B.J.) Poston, and Cody Tucker; and by a great-grand-daughter, Caroline Steed. Three brothers, Hilburn Youngblood, Dariel Youngblood, both of Cave Spring, and Richard (Bettie) Youngblood of Gayesville; three sister-in-laws Mrs. Judy Youngblood, Mrs. Fannie Youngblood, both of Cave Spring, and Mrs. Betty Youngblood of Cartersville, and a number of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Steed will be held Saturday afternoon, April 22, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring with Rev. Rodney Willingham officiating and Daniel Tucker delivering the Eulogy. Pallbearers will include TSGT Zachary Steed, Cody Tucker, B.J. Poston, Austin Stephens, Keith Youngblood, Scott Youngblood, Tommy Ward, and Daniel Tucker. An honorary escort will include Jimmy Anthony, Corey Youngblood, Bradley Youngblood, Harlan Ward, Jan Ward and lifelong friends Mrs. Barbara Gould, Mrs. Rosa Barnett, Mrs. Shirley Robinson, and Mrs. Peggy Myers. Interment will follow in the Roundhill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring Friday evening from 6:00 until 9:00 P.M.
John House’s Cave Spring Chapel Funeral Home.
Mr. George Randle “Randy” Payne, age 76, of Cedar Bluff, AL passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at a Medical facility in Alabama. Services will be held in the chapel Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Sunday April 23, 2017, at 2:00 PM with Dr. Joel Snider officiating. Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Sunday April 23, 2017, from 11:00 AM until service time. Pallbearers are requested to assemble on Sunday at 1:30 PM and include; Steve Billings, Bill Gore, Jeff Harrington, Jeff Woodall, Bruce Price and Joe Baker.