Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Ted Little Edwards Sr.,  Mr. William Thomas Hand Jr., Frances Elaine Davis Hicks, Mr. Carl McCullough.

Obituaries: Mr. Ted Little Edwards Sr.,  Mr. William Thomas Hand Jr., Frances Elaine Davis Hicks, Mr. Carl McCullough.

Mr. Carl McCullough, age 81, of Cedartown, Ga. transitioned April 6, 2018.  Celebration Of Life will be Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 2 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church in Cedartown. Mr. McCullough will lie in repose from 12:30 p.m. until the funeral hour. Interment will take place Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Mary Beasley, Mr. Howard Dixon, Mr. Carl McCullough, Mrs. Dixie Mae Sullins, William Clyde Vaughn.

Obituaries: Ms. Mary Beasley, Mr. Howard Dixon, Mr. Carl McCullough, Mrs. Dixie Mae Sullins, William Clyde Vaughn.

Mrs. Dixie Mae Sullins, age 85, of Lindale, passed away Thursday, April 5, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Sullins was born in Harpersville, AL., on October 20, 1932, daughter of the late Otis and Claddie Denty.  She was also preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Buddy Hanson, by her… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Jeanette Smith Adcock.

Obituaries: Mrs. Jeanette Smith Adcock.

Mrs. Jeanette Smith Adcock, age 84 of Lindale, passed away Tuesday April 3, 2018, in a local hospital. Mrs. Adcock was born January 8, 1934 in Bartow County, a daughter of the late Carl Smith and Lula Camp Smith. She was a member of Snow Springs Baptist Church, and retired from Rome Manufacturing Company after… Read more

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Obituaries: Remembering Gerrell Andrews Smith.

Obituaries: Remembering Gerrell Andrews Smith.

  Gerrell Andrews Smith died on Wednesday April 4, 2018 following a lengthy illness. She was born in Shannon, Georgia on November 19, 1929, to the late Fitzhugh and Maude Andrews. As a child, she and her family moved to Rome. She was the youngest of nine children. Gerrell was preceded in death by her parents,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Herstine Sloman Bussey, Mrs. Geneva Hadley Chapman, Mr. John Dennis Green, Ernest Paul Jones Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Herstine Sloman Bussey, Mrs. Geneva Hadley Chapman, Mr. John Dennis Green, Ernest Paul Jones Jr.

Mrs. Ella Herstine Sloman Bussey, age 95, of Athens, GA, formerly of Cedartown, went peacefully to her heavenly home on a beautiful Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. She was surrounded the entire weekend by her family in Athens, Ga., where she lived for the last 35 years. Born in Felton, GA on July 22, 1922,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. James Harry Battle, Mr. Chadwick Earl Jones, Lisa Renee New Parker, Billy Gerald Tucker, Thomas Young.

Obituaries: Mr. James Harry Battle, Mr. Chadwick Earl Jones, Lisa Renee New Parker, Billy Gerald Tucker, Thomas Young.

Mr. James Harry Battle, age 91, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Battle was born in Floyd County on April 12, 1926, son of the late Jim Battle and the late Maggie Price Battle.  He was a graduate of Armuchee High School.  He was a veteran of World… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Glenise Young Cordell, Infant Hayden Nicole Shiflett, Mr. John Henry Shooks Jr. and Mr. Charles Watkins

Obituaries: Mrs. Glenise Young Cordell, Infant Hayden Nicole Shiflett, Mr. John Henry Shooks Jr. and Mr. Charles Watkins

Mrs. Glenise Young Cordell, age 73, of Armuchee, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Cordell was born on June 9, 1944, in the home of her parents in Pine Log, GA, daughter of Mamie Lucille Edmonson Young and the late Joe Young.  She attended West Rome High School and married… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Donald Winston Holmes

Obituaries: Mr. Donald Winston Holmes

Mr. Donald Winston Holmes, age 82, of Calhoun, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Holmes was born on April 7, 1935, in Jasper, GA, son of the late Clinton Winfield Holmes and the late Jewel Turner Holmes.  He married the former Betty Jean Moss in 1951 and was a member… Read more

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Obituaries: James Boyd Lee

Obituaries: James Boyd Lee

James Boyd Lee, age 52, of Teloga, Ga. passed away Thursday March 29, 2018 in a local hospital. James was born November 22, 1965 in Walker County, a son of the late George Boyd Lee and Etta Lucille Adams Lee. He was a member of Teloga Baptist Church, and worked at Regal Manufacturing Company, where… Read more

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Obituaries: Melody Sparovic Engebregson

Obituaries: Melody Sparovic Engebregson

Melody Sparovic Engebregson, age 60, of Rome, GA, passed from this earth on March 26, 2018. Melody lived many places throughout her life including Aspen, British Columbia, Montana, Las Vegas, Texas, and finally Rome, Georgia.  She was a devout Catholic.  Sacred Heart of Jesus always came first in her life, followed by her precious son,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. William Herbert “Bill” Wood, Mrs. Judy Youngblood.

Obituaries: Mr. William Herbert “Bill” Wood, Mrs. Judy Youngblood.

Mrs. Judy Youngblood, 73, of Cave Spring, died in her sleep Tuesday morning, March 27, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Youngblood was born in Cedar Bluff, Alabama, October 29, 1944, a daughter of the late Sherman Wood and the late Eunice Trammell Wood. A member of the Grace Fellowship Baptist Church, Mrs. Youngblood had been… Read more

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Obituaries: Miss Kathy Denise Colburn, Mrs. Judy Youngblood.

Obituaries: Miss Kathy Denise Colburn, Mrs. Judy Youngblood.

Miss Kathy Denise Colburn, age 47, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, March 27, 2018, at her residence. Miss Colburn was born in Rome, GA on August 30, 1970, daughter of the late Cleveson and Mary Sue Kirby Colburn.  She was employed for over 20 years as custodian at Sara Hightower Regional Library in Rome.… Read more

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Obituaries: Rosa Lee Gilreath, Katherine “Marie” Edwards Ponder, Miss Elizabeth Ann Turner.

Obituaries: Rosa Lee Gilreath, Katherine “Marie” Edwards Ponder, Miss Elizabeth Ann Turner.

Katherine “Marie” Edwards Ponder, age 68, of Rome, died peacefully in her sleep on March 25, 2018. Marie was born in LaFayette, Ga., on March 22, 1950, to Janette Hood Edwards and the late William A. Edwards. She was married to Richard C. Ponder December 18, 1989, and was preceded in death by him May… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mrs. Betty Janet Bradshaw Bailey, Mrs. Marie Edwards Ponder.

Obituaries:  Mrs. Betty Janet Bradshaw Bailey, Mrs. Marie Edwards Ponder.

 Mrs. Betty Janet Bradshaw Bailey, age 86, of Rome, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away Saturday morning, March 24, 2018, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Bailey was born in Lindale, GA on January 3, 1932, daughter of the late Richard Thomas “R. T.” Bradshaw and the late Alzy Mae Fulton Bradshaw.  She was… Read more

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