Category Archives: Obituaries

Funeral service for Courtney Dubois, whose remains were found in Bartow County, for Saturday in Maine; local vigil planned that day outside the sheriff’s office.

Funeral service for Courtney Dubois, whose remains were found in Bartow County, for Saturday in Maine; local vigil planned that day outside the sheriff’s office.

Several updates today on Courtney Dubois, who had been living in Fairmont, W.Va., prior to her dismembered body being discovered in Bartow County more than two months ago OBITUARY Limestone, Maine – Courtney Nicole Dubois, 20, passed away on August 13, 2018, in Georgia.  Courtney was born in Jacksonville, N.C., on February 2, 1998,  the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mary Y. Littlejohn, Ms. Louise Munford, 99.

Obituaries: Mary Y. Littlejohn, Ms. Louise Munford, 99.

  Mary Y. Littlejohn, 68, a former Cave Spring City Council member, passed away on October 10, 2018. The family will receive friends on Monday from noon until 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Cave Spring followed by a 2 p.m. memorial service. Graveside services will be at 3  p.m. at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. John Steven Brewer, Bobby Joe Crane and Margaret Charlene Testerman

Obituaries: Mr. John Steven Brewer, Bobby Joe Crane and Margaret Charlene Testerman

Mr. John Steven Brewer, age 65, of Atlanta, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at his residence. Steve was born in Rome, Georgia on September 24, 1953, son of the late J. C. Alexander Brewer and the late Mildred Dearing Brewer.  He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Norman Alexander Brewer and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Justin Neal, Donna Luann Pittman and Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson

Obituaries: Mr. Justin Neal, Donna Luann Pittman and Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson

Mr. Justin Neal , age 23, of Rome, Ga. transitioned October 11, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer. Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Donna Luann Pittman, age 60, of Silver Creek, passed away Thursday October 11, 2018 in a… Read more

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Obituaries: Suzanne DuPuy Black, Mr. James Arnold Buffington, Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson, Ms. Mary Ann Forsyth Tinsley.

Obituaries: Suzanne DuPuy Black, Mr. James Arnold Buffington, Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson, Ms. Mary Ann Forsyth Tinsley.

Suzanne DuPuy Black died at home Thursday morning with her husband and sons at her bedside, ending her 10-month battle with cancer, which she fought with courage and grace. She was born in Farmville, Virginia, to Edward Laurence and Catherine Little DuPuy on August 25, 1939, and spent her early childhood in Halifax County, where her… Read more

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Obituaries: Suzanne DuPuy Black, Mrs. Weonta E. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson, Ms. Mary Ann Forsyth Tinsley.

Obituaries: Suzanne DuPuy Black, Mrs. Weonta E. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson, Ms. Mary Ann Forsyth Tinsley.

Suzanne DuPuy Black died at home Thursday morning with her husband and sons at her bedside, ending her 10-month battle with cancer, which she fought with courage and grace. She was born in Farmville, Virginia, to Edward Laurence and Catherine Little DuPuy on August 25, 1939, and spent her early childhood in Halifax County, where her… Read more

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Obituaries: Christy Stanley Heard.

Obituaries: Christy Stanley Heard.

Beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Christy Stanley Heard, peacefully passed away at her residence on October 8, 2018. She was 54. Christy was born October 29, 1963, in Rome, Georgia. She attended Coosa High School and graduated in 1981. Christy worked as an accountant as well as side-by-side with her family for several… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Susan M. Brown, Mr. Anthony Hendrix, Mr. Rodney Lambert, James Arlin Washington Locklear.

Obituaries: Mrs. Susan M. Brown, Mr. Anthony Hendrix, Mr. Rodney Lambert, James Arlin Washington Locklear.

James Arlin Washington Locklear, 86, of Rome passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018. A native of Fort Payne, Alabama, James was born Feburary 22, 1932, son of the late William Jack Locklear and Lena Frances Isom Locklear. He was a veteran and was employed as a mechanic with Ozment Brothers Service Station and John Deere… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Oscar Indaleco, Mr. Thomas Eugene “Tom” Poe.

Obituaries: Mr. Oscar Indaleco, Mr. Thomas Eugene “Tom” Poe.

  Mr. Thomas Eugene “Tom” Poe, age 89, of Rome, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Poe was born in Leeds, AL on April 11, 1929, son of the late James Acton Poe and the late Essie Weems Poe.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Reaves, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Henry Burge, Joshua James Colvin and Ms. Kathy Reed

Obituaries: Mr. Henry Burge, Joshua James Colvin and Ms. Kathy Reed

Joshua James Colvin, age 15, of Rome, passed away on October 5, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Josh leaves behind his parents, Nicole and Zachary Colvin, and his sisters, Lily and Jillian.  Josh also leaves behind many other family members and numerous friends. Joshua was a Special Olympics athlete though he really… Read more

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Obituaries: Paul Franklin Autry, Mr. Henry Burge, Mrs. Tressie Lee Messer Hanks, Mr. Tywand Stewart and Miss Susan T. Whitehead

Obituaries: Paul Franklin Autry, Mr. Henry Burge, Mrs. Tressie Lee Messer Hanks, Mr. Tywand Stewart and Miss Susan T. Whitehead

Miss Susan T. Whitehead, age 58, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, in a local healthcare facility. Susan was born in Columbus, GA, on November 26, 1959, a daughter of the late Robert Martin Whitehead and Betty Jean Schubert Whitehead.  She had been a resident of Rome and Floyd County since… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Louis Nathaniel Darden, Mr. Eddie Dellan, Tammy Marie Gregory, Mrs. Evell D. Sellers.

Obituaries: Mr. Louis Nathaniel Darden, Mr. Eddie Dellan, Tammy Marie Gregory, Mrs. Evell D. Sellers.

  Tammy Marie Gregory, age 55, of Rome, passed away on, Wednesday, October 3, 2018. Mrs. Gregory was born on, December 17, 1962, a daughter of Billy Waters and the late Margie Harris. Tammy was a faithful member of the North Rome Church of God and was active in the Outreach Ministry. She is preceded… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Loretta O’dell Gray Montgomery, Mrs. Bonnie Evelyn Reed.

Obituaries: Mrs. Loretta O’dell Gray Montgomery, Mrs. Bonnie Evelyn Reed.

Mrs. Bonnie Evelyn Reed, age 82, of Rome, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2018, in a local hospital. Mrs. Reed was born in Polk County, GA, on March 25, 1936, daughter of the late Edna Fuller.  She was of the Baptist faith and prior to her retirement, was employed at Floyd Medical Center in… Read more

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Twin brothers Larry and Garry Stowe, 71, die a week apart in Rome from natural causes.

Twin brothers Larry and Garry Stowe, 71, die a week apart in Rome from natural causes.

  Last Friday, the family of Garry Stowe gathered to say farewell following his death on Sept. 25 at age 71 from natural causes. Four days later — a week after Garry’s death — his twin brother, Larry Stowe, died. The family will meet again this Friday at the same hour and at the same… Read more

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Obituaries: Calvin Marlow Andrews, Mrs. Dorothy Williamson Johnson Bannister, Mrs. Mandy Olene Tedder Green, Mr. Willard Larry Stowe, Joshua Lee Wigley.

Obituaries: Calvin Marlow Andrews, Mrs. Dorothy Williamson Johnson Bannister, Mrs. Mandy Olene Tedder Green, Mr. Willard Larry Stowe, Joshua Lee Wigley.

Mr. Willard Larry Stowe, age 71, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, October 2, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Stowe was born in Rome, Georgia, on June 1, 1947, son of the late Willard Robert Stowe and the late Ruby Faye Floyd Stowe. He was also preceded in death by his twin brother, Robert Garry… Read more

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Obituaries: Miss Mary Frances Jones Beasley, Mrs. Eddie Belle Cosby, Mr. Gordon Lee Miller.

Obituaries: Miss Mary Frances Jones Beasley, Mrs. Eddie Belle Cosby, Mr. Gordon Lee Miller.

Mr. Gordon Lee Miller, age 81, of Cave Spring, passed away on September 30, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Miller was born on January 6, 1937 in Rome, GA, the son of the late Douglas H. Miller and the late Connie Carver Miller.  Mr. Miller graduated from Pepperell High School.… Read more

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