Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Buster Brown, Mr. Albert Earl Stone Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Buster Brown, Mr. Albert Earl Stone Jr.

Mr. Albert Earl Stone Jr., 75, of Rome, died Saturday afternoon in an out-of-town care facility following an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Stone was born in Cartersville, Ga., on March 10, 1942, the son of the late Albert Earl Stone Sr. and the late Ruby Pope Stone. Mr. Stone was of the Methodist… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Evelyn Prater

Obituaries: Ms. Evelyn Prater

Ms. Evelyn Prater, age 95 of 713 Church St., Rockmart, GA passed on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Service for Ms. Prater will be Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 2 pm at Zion Habitation Of God’s Glory and Praise ( 972 Prior Station Rd. Cedartown, Ga.).  Ms. Prater will lie instate from 1 pm until the… Read more

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Obituaries: Orlando R. Burton Jr., Terry Lee Money, Cass Williams and Mrs. Lillie Mae Price Wooten

Obituaries: Orlando R. Burton Jr., Terry Lee Money, Cass Williams and Mrs. Lillie Mae Price Wooten

Terry Lee Money, 51, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at a local hospital. Terry was born in Rome on April 11, 1966, the son of Larry Money Sr., and the late Elizabeth Walters Money. He was self-employed in the construction business and loved riding his motorcycle. Terry was a veteran of the… Read more

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Autopsy completed but still no official cause of death for Berry student. Funeral tonight in Knoxville; college providing charter buses. Heart-breaking story posted in the student newspaper and his obituary is just as touching.

Autopsy completed but still no official cause of death for Berry student. Funeral tonight in Knoxville; college providing charter buses. Heart-breaking story posted in the student newspaper and his obituary is just as touching.

  Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor says the autopsy on David Shankles conducted at the GBI crime lab has been completed but there’s still no determination on the cause of death. Toxicology reports are pending, Proctor adds. For now, the 19-year-old’s body has been released to his family for memorial services. The funeral for David… Read more

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Obituaries: David Wayne Jones Sr.

Obituaries: David Wayne Jones Sr.

David Wayne Jones Sr., age 59, of Rome died Tuesday afternoon, October 10, 2017 at his residence. A native of Rome, David was born May 23, 1958 son of the late Grady and Bessie Jackson Jones. Prior to becoming disabled, he was a laborer. He was an avid golfer and true jack of all trades.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Evelyn Prater,

Obituaries: Ms. Evelyn Prater,

Ms. Evelyn Prater, age 95, of 713 Church St., Rockmart, Ga., passed on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Michael Dow Cribb, Mrs. Julia Ann White Hampton, Mrs. Ruby Louise Sanford, Ruth Earle Talley.

Obituaries:  Mr. Michael Dow Cribb, Mrs. Julia Ann White Hampton, Mrs. Ruby Louise Sanford, Ruth Earle Talley.

     Mr. Michael Dow Cribb, age 68, of Cartersville, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at a local hospital. Mr. Cribb was born in Floyd County, Georgia on September 2, 1949, son of the late Woodrow Cribb and the late Elizabeth King Cribb.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving… Read more

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Obituaries: Mike Timothy Craig, Mr. Benjamin Prater, Ms. Lynda Lane Tillery Reynolds, Myrtis Rose, Lindsey James Trussell.

Obituaries: Mike Timothy Craig, Mr. Benjamin Prater, Ms. Lynda Lane Tillery Reynolds, Myrtis Rose, Lindsey James Trussell.

  Ms. Lynda Lane Tillery Reynolds, age 76, of Lindale, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017, at her residence. Ms. Reynolds was born in Floyd County on January 16, 1941, daughter of the late James Roscoe Lane and the late Maudie Lee Smith Lane.  She was a 1959 graduate of Pepperell High School in Lindale… Read more

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Obituaries: Tracy Allen Harman and Ms. Patricia Elaine Stocks

Obituaries: Tracy Allen Harman and Ms. Patricia Elaine Stocks

Tracy Allen Harman, age 64, of Cave Spring, Georgia passed away on Friday October 6, 2017 at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Tracy was born September 4, 1953 in Bowdon, Georgia to Ruby Harman and George Emory Harman. Tracy is survived by his wife, Virginia “Ginger” Ruth Harman. Tracy was preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Jack William Brown, Jr.Colonel (retired) James Miles Burdette, Jr. (Jim), Tracy Allen Harman, Kenneth Edward “Kenny” Hendrix, Opal Bagley Hicks and Patricia Stocks

Obituaries: Jack William Brown, Jr.Colonel (retired) James Miles Burdette, Jr. (Jim), Tracy Allen Harman, Kenneth Edward “Kenny” Hendrix, Opal Bagley Hicks and Patricia Stocks

Mr. Jack William Brown, Jr., age 68, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in Ellijay, GA Mr. Brown was born in Floyd County, GA on May 13, 1949, son of the late Jack William Brown, Sr. and the late Mary Elizabeth Roberts Brown.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Delores… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. J. Stanford ‘Stan’ Petroski.

Obituaries: Mr. J. Stanford ‘Stan’ Petroski.

Mr. J. Stanford “Stan” Petroski, age 63, of Rome, passed away peacefully with his family after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Stan was born in Atlanta, GA on January 20, 1954, son of the late Joseph Petroski and the late Rebecca Strickland Petroski.  He was also preceded in death by a brother,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, Mr. Robert Davis Newton, Mr. Jessie Thorvald ‘Butch’ Smith.

Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, Mr. Robert Davis Newton, Mr. Jessie Thorvald ‘Butch’ Smith.

Mr. Jessie Thorvald ‘Butch’ Smith, age 72, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in a local hospital. Mr. Smith was born in Floyd County on April 13, 1945, son of the late John Thomas Smith and the late Gladys Selena Roberts Smith.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Bessie Jackson… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, Mrs. Nellie Maude Gilmore Lowery, Mrs. Evelyna Robinson, Mr. James Hammond Smith Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, Mrs. Nellie Maude Gilmore Lowery, Mrs. Evelyna Robinson, Mr. James Hammond Smith Jr.

Mr. James Hammond Smith Jr., age 59, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at a local hospital. Mr. Smith was born in Floyd County December 25, 1957, son of Mr. James Hammond Smith Sr. and the late Joyce Dyer Smith.  He had been previously employed at Galey & Lord.  He was a… Read more

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