Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries:  Stevie “Cornbread” Jenkins, Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, Cornelia Linnenkohl Milford.

Obituaries: Stevie “Cornbread” Jenkins, Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, Cornelia Linnenkohl Milford.

Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, age 89, of Rome, passed away on Monday morning, May 20, 2019, at a local healthcare facility. Mr. McMichen was born in Rome, Georgia on July 6, 1929, son of the late Ray Vaughn McMichen and the late Lillian Beatrice Crowe McMichen.  He was also preceded in death by his first… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Patricia Lillian “Pat” Holcomb, Glenda Faye Miller and Walton Frederick “Fred” Talley

Obituaries: Mrs. Patricia Lillian “Pat” Holcomb, Glenda Faye Miller and Walton Frederick “Fred” Talley

Mrs. Patricia Lillian “Pat” Holcomb, age, 73 of Rome, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2019 at a local nursing facility. Mrs. Holcomb was born in Floyd County, GA on June 6, 1945, daughter of the late Roy “Gene” Mixon, Sr. and the late Lillian Allen Mixon.  She was a graduate of the West Rome… Read more

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Obituaries: Thomas Mitchell Allen, Mrs. Undra (Fay) Daniel and Mr. Joshua Sorrells

Obituaries: Thomas Mitchell Allen, Mrs. Undra (Fay) Daniel and Mr. Joshua Sorrells

Mr. Joshua Sorrells of Rome, GA passed on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Services for Mr. Sorrells will be Monday, May 20, 2019 at 1 pm at Greater Refuge Church in Rome, Ga. The body will lie instate from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at East View Cemetery. Please keep the mother… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Undra Daniel, Mr. Hung P. Nguyen, Fred Talley.

Obituaries: Mrs. Undra Daniel, Mr. Hung P. Nguyen, Fred Talley.

  Mr. Hung P. Nguyen, age 78, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at a hospice facility in Chattanooga. Mr. Nguyen was born in Quang Binh, Vietnam, on October 20, 1940, son of the late Thuan Nguyen and the late Thi Nguyen.  He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Mr.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Dorothy Louise Bowen, Mr. JarNorris Lamar Horne, Mrs. Tressie Lynn Lowe, Glenda V. Miller, Jason Moore Sisson, Mrs. Ruby Stocks.

Obituaries: Mrs. Dorothy Louise Bowen, Mr. JarNorris Lamar Horne, Mrs. Tressie Lynn Lowe, Glenda V. Miller, Jason Moore Sisson, Mrs. Ruby Stocks.

Mr. JarNorris Lamar Horne, age 27, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at a local healthcare facility. JarNorris was born on August 29, 1991, in Rome, GA son of Lamar Marcus Horne and April LaShawn Driver Allen.  He was a graduate of Rome High School Class of 2009, and attended Jacksonville State… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Lizzie Mae Bowling Bryan, Mr. Raymond Dixon, Mr. Ronnie Faith Gresham, Mrs. Tussie Lynn Lowe.

Obituaries: Mrs. Lizzie Mae Bowling Bryan, Mr. Raymond Dixon, Mr. Ronnie Faith Gresham, Mrs. Tussie Lynn Lowe.

Mr. Ronnie Faith Gresham, age 68, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Gresham was born in Rome, GA on February 26, 1951, son of the late Eugene Douglas “E. D.” Gresham and the late Dorothy Penson Gresham.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Glenda… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Scott David Brock, Norma Jean Dodd Fuller, Mrs. Katherine Malone, Mr. Joshua Sorrells.

Obituaries: Mr. Scott David Brock, Norma Jean Dodd Fuller, Mrs. Katherine Malone, Mr. Joshua Sorrells.

Mr. Scott David Brock, age 61, of Rome, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Brock was born in Cedartown, GA on August 29, 1957.  Prior to his becoming disabled, he was employed with Wayne Davis Concrete Co.  An avid motorcyclist, Mr. Brock was a member of the Cartersville area Harley Owners… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Alvin R. Duvall, Mrs. Ruby Lee McKenzie Gore, Mrs. Drusilla Bennett Ragland, Mr. David Tanner, Mr. Dwight Thomas Woodfin.

Obituaries: Mr. Alvin R. Duvall, Mrs. Ruby Lee McKenzie Gore, Mrs. Drusilla Bennett Ragland, Mr. David Tanner, Mr. Dwight Thomas Woodfin.

Mr. David Tanner, age 80, of Lindale, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at his residence in Tanner’s Hollow surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Tanner was born in Cherokee County, Alabama on September 5, 1938, son of the late Ed Tanner and the late Flora Belle Mobley Tanner.  He was also preceded… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Leon Herald Cross, Miss Lacey Alexis “Lexi” Head and Mr. Larry Wilson Molock

Obituaries: Mr. Leon Herald Cross, Miss Lacey Alexis “Lexi” Head and Mr. Larry Wilson Molock

Miss Lacey Alexis “Lexi” Head, age 18, of Silver Creek, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Gadsden, AL. Lexi was born in Cartersville, Georgia on July 4, 2000, daughter of Aleshia Lynette Channell and Allen Dwayne Head.  She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Cartersville.  Lexi was a 2018 graduate… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Mae Zachery-Carson and Ms. Betty Mitchell

Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Mae Zachery-Carson and Ms. Betty Mitchell

Mrs. Ella Mae Zachery-Carson, 82, of Rome, Georgia, passed away, Sunday, May 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Services for Mrs. Carson will be Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. New Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 85 Shaw St, Kingston, Georgia. She will lie in-state from 12:00 noon until the hour of service. Interment… Read more

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Remembering Belen Dizon Nora, who launched and guided the nursing program that continues today at Georgia Highlands.

Remembering Belen Dizon Nora, who launched and guided the nursing program that continues today at Georgia Highlands.

Family and friends — including the tight Georgia Highlands’ nursing community — are mourning the passing Wednesday of Belen Dizon Nora, 84, who served as the director of nursing at then-Floyd Junior College and Floyd College. In 1971, she was contracted to start a nursing program at the college. After 28 years of building the program, she… Read more

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Obituaries: Rex L Abernathy, Mr. Otis Clyde Boone, Mr. Hoyett Ray Crews, Lucile Whittenburg Crews, Mrs. Willie Welch Herndon, Belen Dizon Nora.

Obituaries: Rex L Abernathy, Mr. Otis Clyde Boone, Mr. Hoyett Ray Crews, Lucile Whittenburg Crews, Mrs. Willie Welch Herndon, Belen Dizon Nora.

Belen Dizon Nora, age 84, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Belen was born October 21, 1934 in Aringay, La Union, Philippines, to Patrocinio Gaerlan Dizon and Juan Dizon. Mrs. Nora is survived by daughters, Cindy Hart and her husband Fred, and Betsy Ward and her husband Jake; son Nollin Nora;… Read more

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