Category Archives: Obituaries

Remembering Alton Franklin “Al” Everett and Cherry Kay McCain

Remembering Alton Franklin “Al” Everett and Cherry Kay McCain

Ms. Cherry Kay McCain, age 68, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday morning, June 24, 2017, in a local hospital. A Musical Celebration of Life for Cherry will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Carl Sidwell Chapel of the Salmon Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at… Read more

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Remembering Michael John Baker and William John (Jack) Runninger

Remembering Michael John Baker and William John (Jack) Runninger

Michael John Baker, age 53. of Rome passed away Thursday June 22, 2017 in a Chattanooga, TN. Medical Center. Michael was born July 20, 1963 in Youngstown, Ohio. He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death his father, Clifford William Baker. Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Craig Baker,… Read more

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Remembering Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham Jr.

Remembering Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham Jr.

Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham Jr. 89, of Rome, GA. passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Services for Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham will be Monday, June 26, 2017, 2:00pm, Greater Mt Calvary Baptist Church 445 E 14th Street SW, Rome, GA. Arrangements for Mr. Cunningham have been entrusted to Wright Memorial Mortuary. Read more

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Remembering James Herbert Cook, EdD; Mr. Mathew Daniels; Mr. Jerry P. Dennis; Mrs. Gaynell Rosie Cargle Huckaby; Mr. Robert Earl ‘Bobby’ Quinn Jr.; Ms. Bertha Mae Ware.

Remembering James Herbert Cook, EdD; Mr. Mathew Daniels; Mr. Jerry P. Dennis; Mrs. Gaynell Rosie Cargle Huckaby; Mr. Robert Earl ‘Bobby’ Quinn Jr.; Ms. Bertha Mae Ware.

Mr. Robert Earl “Bobby” Quinn Jr., age 57, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at a local healthcare facility. Mr. Quinn was born in Floyd County, Georgia on November 9, 1959, son of the late Robert Earl Quinn, Sr. and the late Jessie Mae Compton Quinn. He was also preceded in death… Read more

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Remembering Dannie Lynn Dodd, Mrs. Doris Julia Sheppard, Thomas Lewis ‘Tommy’ Smith Sr.

Remembering Dannie Lynn Dodd, Mrs. Doris Julia Sheppard, Thomas Lewis ‘Tommy’ Smith Sr.

Dannie Lynn Dodd, age 60, of Calhoun, passed away Monday June 19, 2017 in a Calhoun Health Care. Dannie was born June 16, 1957, in Floyd County, a son of the late Richard Lyndon Dodd, and Elise Ruth Floyd Dodd. He was a member Newtown Baptist Church, in Calhoun. Survivors include his sister, Patty Kelly,… Read more

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Remembering Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham Jr., Mrs. Annie Dell Deems Ely Hutchens, Mr. John Robert Jester, Mr. Willie Montgomery Sr., Shirley Selman Owens, Mr. Tony Marion Patterson.

Remembering Mr. Ellioutt Cunningham Jr., Mrs. Annie Dell Deems Ely Hutchens, Mr. John Robert Jester, Mr. Willie Montgomery Sr., Shirley Selman Owens, Mr. Tony Marion Patterson.

Mr. Tony Marion Patterson, age 55, of Rome, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017. Mr. Patterson was born in Rome, GA on June 13, 1962, son of Jack Edward Patterson and the former Shirley Lambert.  Prior to his becoming disabled, he was employed as a driver with Yellow Cab Company.  He was a member of… Read more

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Remembering Mr. Randy Diamond, Ms. Teresa Ann Jenkins, Mr. Willie Montgomery, Mrs. April Latreta Kornegay Walker.

Remembering Mr. Randy Diamond, Ms. Teresa Ann Jenkins, Mr. Willie Montgomery, Mrs. April Latreta Kornegay Walker.

Ms. Teresa Ann Jenkins, age 56, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Ms. Jenkins was born in Dayton, Ohio on August 6, 1960, daughter of Tom Stidham and Twila Myers Stidham.  She worked for a number of years for the Ohio Department of Child & Family Services. Survivors include a daughter,… Read more

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Remembering Limous Young Couey.

Remembering Limous Young Couey.

Limous Young Couey, age 96, of Rome passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Winthrop Health and Rehab. Limous was born March 22, 1921 in Putman County, daughter of the late Luther and Gracie Callahan Young. She was a devoted Christian who served her Lord faithfully, a great prayer warrior, the oldest member of State… Read more

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Remembering Thomas Vincent Culp, Robert Earl “Bob” Frazier and Jacquelyn Millican McGehee

Remembering Thomas Vincent Culp, Robert Earl “Bob” Frazier and Jacquelyn Millican McGehee

Mr. Robert Earl “Bob” Frazier, age 85, of Rome, passed away Friday evening, June 16, 2017, at his residence after suffering for many years from heart disease. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 11am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with his Pastor, the Rev.… Read more

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Remembering Thomas Vincent Culp, Clayton Allen Lewis and Frank Jerome McCann

Remembering Thomas Vincent Culp, Clayton Allen Lewis and Frank Jerome McCann

Clayton Allen Lewis, age 67 of Summerville, passed away Thursday June 15, 2017 at his residence. Clayton was born February 13, 1950 in Floyd County, a son of the late Hoyt W. Lewis and Willie Odem Lewis. He was a retired truck driver. Clayton was preceded in death a sister, Shirley Lewis. Survivors include his… Read more

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Remembering Geneva Floyd Beck, Ms. Karen Faith Sparks.

Remembering Geneva Floyd Beck, Ms. Karen Faith Sparks.

Ms. Karen Faith Sparks, age 58, of Dallas, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in an Atlanta area hospice facility. Ms. Sparks was born in the Philippines on December 13, 1958, daughter of the late Doyal Wayne Sparks and the late Mary Elizabeth Otts Sparks. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Michael… Read more

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Remembering Miss Lucia Margaret Johnson, Mrs. Kristin D. Van Meter, Mr. Larry Lamar Wilkins Sr.

Remembering Miss Lucia Margaret Johnson, Mrs. Kristin D. Van Meter, Mr. Larry Lamar Wilkins Sr.

Miss Lucia Margaret Johnson, age 4, of Lindale, passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at an Atlanta medical center. Little Lucia was born in New Albany, Indiana on July 5, 2012, daughter of the former Danielle Marie Mischnick and Kirk Anthony Johnson, Jr. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Sanfra Case, and… Read more

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Remembering Billy Gene Jackson, Mrs. Shirley Mae Owens Waits.

Remembering Billy Gene Jackson, Mrs. Shirley Mae Owens Waits.

Mrs. Shirley Mae Owens Waits, age 77, of Cedartown, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Waits was born in Chattooga County, Georgia on June 15, 1939, daughter of the late D. C. Owens and the late Pauline Hayes Owens. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dillard Waits,… Read more

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