Obituaries: Gladys Kanzita Clonts, Mr. Ellis Franklin Land Sr., Ms. Norma Annette Lemming Loveless, Mrs. Mildred Melton Price.

Obituaries: Gladys Kanzita Clonts, Mr. Ellis Franklin Land Sr., Ms. Norma Annette Lemming Loveless, Mrs. Mildred Melton Price.

 Mrs. Mildred Melton Price, age 99, of Rome, passed away Saturday evening, February 10, 2018, in a local health care facility.

Mrs. Price was born in Floyd County, Ga., on October 28, 1918, daughter of the late James A. and Rosa Lee Akins Melton.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Clifford Price, by two sisters, Ruby Bowman and Lillian Brooks, and by four brothers, Henry, Dudley, Wesley, and Clifford Melton.  Prior to her retirement in 1987, Mrs. Price was employed for 49 years with West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Co. in Lindale, the last 15 of which were spent in the Mill Store.  She was a member of Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church.

Survivors include 3 sons, Charles C. Price, and his wife, Jean, Kingston, David E. Price, and his wife, Betsy, Rome, and James R. Price, and his wife, Donna, Rome; 6 grandchildren, Joey Price, and his wife, Chris, Louisville, KY, Maria Janow, and her husband, Chuck, Chattanooga, TN, Carla Dyer, and her husband, Russ, Lindale, Gina Clevenger, and her husband, Lee, Rome, Bethany Gordon, and her husband, Neil, Kingston, and Brandon Price, and his wife, Becca, Rome; 14 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the graveside in East View Cemetery.  Her pastor, Dr. Philip May will officiate.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to the staff and caregivers at Winthrop Health and Rehabilitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church, P. O. Box 519, Silver Creek, GA  30173.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.

Ms. Norma Annette Lemming Loveless, age 75, of Cedartown, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018, in a local hospital.

Ms. Loveless was born in Floyd County on April 8, 1942, daughter of the late Eddie Carlton Lemming and the late Doris Mae Sommerville Lemming.  She retired from Bekaert Steel Wire Corp. in Rome following many years of employment.  Following her retirement, she was employed with Kimoto Tech in Cedartown until becoming disabled.  Ms. Loveless was a member of Lindale United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Lee Carver, and her husband, Stacey, Cedartown; her son, David Loveless, Cedartown; 3 grandchildren, Tylar Frieden, and her husband, Aaron, Snellville, Caitlyn Loveless and Hannah Loveless, both of Anoka, MN; her beloved sister, confidant, and best friend, Phyllis Ware, and her husband, Hugh, Silver Creek; 2 nephews, Steve Ware, and his wife, Pam, and Jim Ware, and his wife, Amber; great nieces and nephews also survive.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.  The Rev. Larry Caywood will officiate with her family sharing.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from 3 until 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lindale United Methodist Church, 3401 Maple Road, Lindale, GA  30147.

Ellis Franklin Land, Sr.

Mr. Ellis Franklin Land Sr., age 61, of Rome passed away Thursday. February 8, 2018. at his residence.

Mr. Land was born October 14, 1956 in Galveston, Texas, a son of the late Ellis Elvin Land and Ella Mae Winkles Land.

Survivors include son, Ellis Land Jr. daughters, Candace Higginbotham, Crystal Land, 12 grandchildren, brother, Timothy (Alison) Land, sister, Teresa (Ronnie) Branton, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, with Rev. Greg Swinford, officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens. The family received friends Sunday evening.

Gladys Kanzita Clonts, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Miller & Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home.

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