Mr. John Conner White, age 90, of Cave Spring, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2017, at Cave Spring Manor in Cave Spring.
Mr. White was born in Floyd County, Ga., on March 16, 1927, son of the late Melvin Andrew White and the late Bertha Ellis White. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years, Alice Dorothy Middleton White, on March 5, 2017.
Mr. White was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War. An avid farmer, Mr. White retired from General Electric here in Rome following over 25 years of employment but continued farming for many years. He was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church and the Cave Spring Wildlife Club.
Survivors include two sisters, Rae White Ingram, Cedartown, and Marcell White Lindstrom, Dallas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harvey and Mildred Dempsey, Cave Spring; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Brian Crisp officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard extending military honors.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from noon until 1:45 p.m.
Pallbearers are requested to assemble at 1:30 p.m. and include: Charlie Carney, Jimmy Brownlow, Sammy Hatch, Jeremy Hilliard, Bob Hilliard, Jamie Beck, Danny Bjerklie, Phillip Reece and Buck Huckaby.
Mr. Anthony David Robinson, age 65, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at a local hospital.
Mr. Robinson was born in Rome, Georgia on May 11, 1952, son of the late Fred Robinson and the late Edith Lovell Robinson.
He retired as First Sergeant with the U. S. Army Reserves. He later retired as a Captain with the Rome Fire Department and as Assistant Director of TSB Loss Control.
Mr. Robinson received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati. He was a member of the Sunny Hill Baptist Church and the American Legion Post #5.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Roach Robinson; a daughter, Kelli Robinson Baker, Lindale; two grandchildren, Wade Baker and Sophia Baker; a brother, Alan Robinson; nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, at 1:30 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery with the Rev. Ben Clements officiating. The American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard will present military honors.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from 5 until 8 p.m.
Members of the Rome Fire Department will serve as pallbearers and are asked to assemble at Georgia National Cemetery on Friday at 1 p.m.
Mr. Harvey Pryor Sr., age 81, of 215 Martiele St., Cedartown, Ga., transitioned January 6, 2018. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.