Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries:  Mrs. Marion Holden Burnett, Carol Ann Holloway Carter, Mr. Aubra Lee Davis, Mr. Stephen Joe Little, Mr. Barry Kent McCurley, Mr. James Alfred Smith, Berta Hurley Weber, 102.

Obituaries:  Mrs. Marion Holden Burnett, Carol Ann Holloway Carter, Mr. Aubra Lee Davis, Mr. Stephen Joe Little, Mr. Barry Kent McCurley, Mr. James Alfred Smith, Berta Hurley Weber, 102.

Mrs. Marion Holden Burnett, age 95, of Rome, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019, at a local healthcare facility. Mrs. Burnett was born in Pittsfield, MA on January 24, 1924, the daughter of the late Wallace Herbert Holden and the late Mable Roberts Holden. She worshipped her Lord for 66 years at St. Mary’s… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Leonard Kent.

Obituaries: Mr. Leonard Kent.

Mr. Leonard Kent died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. Services to be announced by F.K. Young Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: William Raymond Hulsey, Mr. Danny Neal and Jo Ann Womack

Obituaries: William Raymond Hulsey, Mr. Danny Neal and Jo Ann Womack

William Raymond Hulsey, age 89, of Rome passed away Friday September 13, 2019 at a local hospital. Mr. Hulsey was born on March 7, 1930 to the late William “Bill” Hulsey and Inez Robinson Gilmore. Mr. Hulsey was of the Pentecostal Faith and retired from the Local Union 766. He was a Veteran of the… Read more

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Obituaries: Muriel A. Bradley, Mrs. Annie Estella Conner, Mrs. Mildred Jewell Heath Riley, James Junior “Bo” Waters and Baby Boy Drew Lamar Wise

Obituaries: Muriel A. Bradley, Mrs. Annie Estella Conner, Mrs. Mildred Jewell Heath Riley, James Junior “Bo” Waters and Baby Boy Drew Lamar Wise

Muriel A. Bradley was born on March 23, 1933 and passed away on September 12, 2019. Funeral services are incomplete. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Mrs. Annie Estella Conner, age 79, of Cartersville, Ga. (formerly of Cedartown, Ga.) transitioned September 11, 2019. Service for Mrs. Conner will be Monday, September 16, 2019 at 2 pm at New… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Averia Bynum, Kelly Marie Hornbeck, Sharon Mease Murdock, Mr. Danny Neal, William Donald Traylor, Ms. Barbara Jean Walden, Mrs. Dorothy W. Ward.

Obituaries: Ms. Averia Bynum, Kelly Marie Hornbeck, Sharon Mease Murdock, Mr. Danny Neal, William Donald Traylor, Ms. Barbara Jean Walden, Mrs. Dorothy W. Ward.

Ms. Barbara Jean Walden, age 78, of Rome, GA passed away at her residence on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Barbara was born on August 21, 1941, daughter of the late James Cooley and the late Marguerite Roberts. She was a member of the Transfiguration Episcopal Church and was retired from Georgia Highlands College. Following her… Read more

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Remembering Adyson Faith Williams, 13, and her father, Christopher Wayne Williams. Services are Friday night, Saturday; special prayer service followed middle school game.

Remembering Adyson Faith Williams, 13, and her father, Christopher Wayne Williams. Services are Friday night, Saturday; special prayer service followed middle school game.

  Services have been set for Friday night and Saturday for the father and daughter who died following a traffic accident in Chattooga County on Sunday evening. Their obituaries appear below. Ten-year-old Aiden Williams also was seriously injured in the accident. A special prayer service for the Williams/Floyd family is planned following tonight’s middle school… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Annie Conner, James Franklin Kennamer, Mr. Melvin Lester.

Obituaries: Ms. Annie Conner, James Franklin Kennamer, Mr. Melvin Lester.

  James Franklin Kennamer, age 42, passed away at a local hospital surrounded by his loved ones. Jamey was born in Rome, GA on May 11, 1977, son of Joseph Kennamer and the late Sheila Kennamer. He worked at Rome Electric Motors up until he had his stroke. He was of Baptist faith. Jamey enjoyed… Read more

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Obituaries: Jerry Franklin Boyd, George Melvin Lester, Mrs. Mary Frances Bush Van Meter.

Obituaries: Jerry Franklin Boyd, George Melvin Lester, Mrs. Mary Frances Bush Van Meter.

Jerry Franklin Boyd, age 70, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Boyd was born in Rome, Georgia on October 16, 1948, son of the late J. C. Boyd and the late Hazel Young Boyd.  He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Wanda Sue Ingram Boyd,… Read more

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Obituaries: Janice D. Brinson, Mrs. Wendy Elaine Head Edwards.

Obituaries: Janice D. Brinson, Mrs. Wendy Elaine Head Edwards.

Mrs. Wendy Elaine Head Edwards, age 52, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Wendy was born in Rockmart, Georgia on January 14, 1967, daughter of Martha Freeman Head and the late James Leland Head.  She was a 1985 graduate of Cedartown High School and was a member of the Sardis Methodist Church. … Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. James Rufus McCary.

Obituaries: Mr. James Rufus McCary.

Mr. James Rufus McCary, age 93, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at his residence. Mr. McCary was born in Rome, GA on February 28, 1926, son of the late Alex Thomas McCary and the late Eva Lee Green McCary.  He served his country during World War II in the South… Read more

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Obituaries: Eddie Jackson Ard, Harvey Lamar Drake, Petra Ann Justice and Mrs. Mary Frances Minter

Obituaries: Eddie Jackson Ard, Harvey Lamar Drake, Petra Ann Justice and Mrs. Mary Frances Minter

Mrs. Mary Frances Minter, age 70, of Cedartown, passed away on Saturday,September 7, 2019 at a local hospital. Mrs. Minter was born in Floyd County on July 23, 1949, daughter of the late, Lucille Aikens. She was of the Baptist faith and was a former employee of Tip Top Poultry Company. She was married to… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Robert Lee Goudelock, Mrs. Verna Ruth Towe.

Obituaries: Mr. Robert Lee Goudelock, Mrs. Verna Ruth Towe.

  Mrs. Verna Ruth Towe, age 71, of Rome, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at a local hospital. Mrs. Towe was born in Rome, GA on July 2, 1948, daughter of the late Charles William Gravley and the late Azzie Mae Parson Gravley.  She was a graduate of West Rome High School… Read more

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Obituaries: Eddie Jackson Ard.

Obituaries: Eddie Jackson Ard.

  Eddie Jackson Ard  passed away on September 4, 2019. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Lester Richard “Red” Blalock Jr., Mr. Robert Lee Goudelock, Joseph K. Weber.

Obituaries: Lester Richard “Red” Blalock Jr., Mr. Robert Lee Goudelock, Joseph K. Weber.

Joseph K. Weber, a resident of Rome, GA, a Vietnam Navy Veteran and retired Operating Engineer, died early Tuesday morning, September 3, 2019.  He was 73.  His death was preceded by a long battle with esophageal cancer. Born in Galesburg, Illinois, to Karl and Grace Weber, Joseph, his sister, Mary Ann and brother James, were… Read more

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Obituaries: Jeanne L Betz, Mrs. Mary Frances Busby Cowart, Mr. McKinley Tackett.

Obituaries: Jeanne L Betz, Mrs. Mary Frances Busby Cowart, Mr. McKinley Tackett.

Mrs. Mary Frances Busby Cowart, age 86 of Rome passed away Sunday September 1, 2019, in a local health care. Mrs. Cowart was born March 29, 1933, Rome, a daughter of the late Eddie M. Busby, and Pauline Parris Busby. She was a member of North Broad Baptist Church for 80 years. Mrs. Cowart was… Read more

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Obituary: Remembering Jim Mehaffey, former county commissioner, community servant. Services set for Friday afternoon.

Obituary: Remembering Jim Mehaffey, former county commissioner, community servant. Services set for Friday afternoon.

Mr. James Reginald “Jim” Mehaffey, age 88, of Lindale, Ga., passed away Saturday evening, August 31, 2019. Mr. Mehaffey was born on December 8, 1930, in Floyd County, Georgia.  A native of Lindale, Ga., Jim received his primary and secondary education at Pepperell Schools.  He completed post-secondary education studies at the Rome College of Business… Read more

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