Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Jerry Lee Stewart.

Obituaries: Jerry Lee Stewart.

Jerry Lee Stewart, passed away in Atlanta, Georgia on September 6, 2017 at the age of 77. Jerry is survived by his wife, Carolyn Thomas Stewart; his sister, June Norman; his children, Lee and Lisa Stewart of Armuchee, Georgia and Gabel and Polly Holder of Monroe, Georgia; his grandchildren, Olivia Grace Stewart and Lily Kate… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Cleo Hopkins Hennon, Mr. Martin Jones.

Obituaries: Mrs. Cleo Hopkins Hennon, Mr. Martin Jones.

Mrs. Cleo Hopkins Hennon, age 86, of Rome passed away Monday September 4, 2017, in a local hospital. Mrs. Hennon was born May 9, 1931 in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Benny Hopkins, and Hattie Shelton Hopkins. She was a member of First Assembly of God and a homemaker. She was preceded in… Read more

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Obituaries: George E. Griffiths, Ms. Michelle F. Turner.

Obituaries: George E. Griffiths, Ms. Michelle F. Turner.

Ms. Michelle F. Turner, 40yrs. of Rome passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Michelle was born October 22, 1976, in Rome, GA to her parents, Douglas Edward Orr and Frances Belinda Orr. Michelle attended Network Day Service and sung in the “Just As I Am Choir.” She attended DIGS,was… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Paulette Edwards Barger, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Godfary Tyrell Finley Jr., Ms. Michelle F. Turner.

Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Paulette Edwards Barger, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bishop, Mr. Godfary Tyrell Finley Jr., Ms. Michelle F. Turner.

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Bishop, age 96, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017. Mrs. Bishop was born in Plainville, GA, on October 4, 1920, daughter of the late Marcus Thomas Thacker and the late Mary Lou Kilgore Thacker. She had spent the greater part of her life in Floyd County and had been… Read more

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Obituaries: Johnnie Dell Cordle, Mr. Gary Randall “Luke” Willerson.

Obituaries: Johnnie Dell Cordle, Mr. Gary Randall “Luke” Willerson.

Johnnie Dell Cordle, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. Miller & Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home. Mr. Gary Randall “Luke” Willerson, age 66, of Rome, passed away on, Saturday, September 2, 2017, in a local hospital. Salmon Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Minister Benjamin Nealon Guthrie and Robbie Oliver Phelps

Obituaries: Minister Benjamin Nealon Guthrie and Robbie Oliver Phelps

Mrs. Robbie Oliver Phelps, age 95, of 216 Watters Street NE Rome, Ga. transitioned August 31, 2017. Celebration Of Life for Mrs. Phelps will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 12 noon at Holsey Sinai CME Church located at 1233 MLK Jr. Blvd. NE in Rome, Ga.. Mrs. Phelps will lie in repose from 11… Read more

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Obituaries: Katherine L. Ingram and Baby Carter Turner

Obituaries: Katherine L. Ingram and Baby Carter Turner

Ms. Katherine L. Ingram, age 70, of Adairsville , Ga. transitioned August 29, 2017. Service for Ms. Katherine L. Ingram will be Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 2 pm at Friendship Baptist Church in Adairsville, Ga.. Ms. Ingram will lie instate from 1 pm until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Poplar Springs Cemetery… Read more

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Obituaries: Cindy Teresa York Moats, Mrs. Robbie Oliver Phelps, Mr. William Pasley Wimberly.

Obituaries: Cindy Teresa York Moats, Mrs. Robbie Oliver Phelps, Mr. William Pasley Wimberly.

Mr. William Pasley Wimberly, age 73, of Rome, passed away at his residence Thursday, August 31, 2017. Mr. Wimberly was born July 18, 1944. He was the son of the late Neal Augustus Wimberly and Elsie Pasley Wimberly. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Augustus Wimberly, PhD, and James Rice Wimberly.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Emma Victoria Crain, Mrs. Sandy Joan Kovach, Baby Carter Turner.

Obituaries: Ms. Emma Victoria Crain, Mrs. Sandy Joan Kovach, Baby Carter Turner.

Ms. Emma Victoria Crain, age 73, of White, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at Mt. Berry Hospice. Ms. Crain was born in Marietta, Georgia on December 31, 1943, daughter of the late Robert Spencer Crain and the late Beatrice Hunter Crain. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Crain. Mrs.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Opal Ervin, Ms. Katherine Ingram, David Horace Stutz.

Obituaries: Ms. Opal Ervin, Ms. Katherine Ingram, David Horace Stutz.

David Horace Stutz, age 79, of Rome, Georgia left this life and went to the Lord, on Sunday, August 27, 2017. David was born to the late Horace J. and Elsie L. (nee Dohre) Stutz in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on April 4, 1938. He graduated from Chattanooga Central High School in 1956 and attended the University… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Louise Kight Alford, Jimmy L. Atkins.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Louise Kight Alford, Jimmy L. Atkins.

  Mrs. Mary Louise Kight Alford, age 84, of Rome, Ga., passed away Sunday August 27, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Alford was born March 10, 1933 in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Wilford Dewey Kight and Mary Elizabeth Gay. She was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church and a member of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Julia “Judy” E. Baxter, Mr. Jerry B. King, Eleanor Peterson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Julia “Judy” E. Baxter, Mr. Jerry B. King, Eleanor Peterson.

Mr. Jerry B. King, age 77, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017, in a local hospital. Jerry was born in Gordon County on July 3, 1940, son of the late Dallas George King and the late Nina Earle Ellis King. He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and for… Read more

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Obituaries: Dereck Brent Walden

Obituaries: Dereck Brent Walden

Dereck Brent Walden, age 46, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Dereck was born July 16, 1971 in Rome, Georgia to Barbara Jean Walden and Crawford Lester Walden. Dereck is survived by; mother Barbara Jean Walden; brother Crawford Lester Walden. Dereck was preceded in death by; father Crawford Lester Walden. Arrangements… Read more

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Obituaries: George Leslie Curry Jr., Margaret ‘Jane’ (Tucker) Swanson.

Obituaries: George Leslie Curry Jr., Margaret ‘Jane’ (Tucker) Swanson.

Margaret “Jane” (Tucker) Swanson, age 94, passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 surrounded by family and friends at her home in Armuchee, Georgia. Jane was born on May 30, 1923, to the late Cedric Elmer and Alta Pearl (Faulkenberry) Tucker. Margaret had one brother who preceded her in death. Jane was married to Robert “Bob”… Read more

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