Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Rhody Eldridge Henderson, Mrs. Syble Nell Mobbs, Mrs. Vera Mae Price, Mrs. Emily Catherine Rossiter.

Obituaries: Rhody Eldridge Henderson, Mrs. Syble Nell Mobbs, Mrs. Vera Mae Price, Mrs. Emily Catherine Rossiter.

  Mrs. Emily Catherine Rossiter, age 44, of Rome, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Rossiter was born in Gadsden, Ala., on May 26, 1974, daughter of the late Ray Vaughn. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class at Glencoe High School in Glencoe, Ala. She continued her academic excellence in college… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Wanda Curry Green, Mrs. Dorothy Dell King Holsomback, Mr. Demethris  T. “Meatball” Jennings, Mrs. Juanita Chason Mull and Mrs. Lucille Weatherby

Obituaries: Mrs. Wanda Curry Green, Mrs. Dorothy Dell King Holsomback, Mr. Demethris  T. “Meatball” Jennings, Mrs. Juanita Chason Mull and Mrs. Lucille Weatherby

Mrs. Dorothy Dell King Holsomback, age 96, of the Rosemont Park Community, Rome, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018, at a local healthcare facility. Mrs. Holsomback was born in Chickamauga, Georgia on November 25, 1921, daughter of the late James Oakley King and the late Josephine Doran King.  She was also preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Shirley Jo Crook Westmoreland, Mrs. Sadie Herrington, Mr. Elliott Roper and Mrs. Frankie Ion Hamilton Stocks

Obituaries: Mrs. Shirley Jo Crook Westmoreland, Mrs. Sadie Herrington, Mr. Elliott Roper and Mrs. Frankie Ion Hamilton Stocks

Mrs. Shirley Jo Crook Westmoreland, age 80, of Rome, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018, at a local hospital. Mrs. Westmoreland was born in Pine Log, Georgia, on January 2, 1938, daughter of the late Rembert Grady Crook and the late Jessie Ruthall Bennett Crook. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ollie Breeden, Mr. Demethris Jennings, Mr. Charles Raymond Williams.

Obituaries: Mr. Ollie Breeden, Mr. Demethris Jennings, Mr. Charles Raymond Williams.

  Mr. Ollie Breeden, age 92, of Rome passed away Wednesday morning August 29, 2018 at a local hospice facility. Mr. Breeden was born on November 20, 1925 in Clarksdale Mississippi, to the late J.D. Breeden Sr. and Evelyn Richardson Breeden. He was married for 69 years to Helen Reaid Breeden. Mr. Breeden loved to… Read more

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Obituaries: Dorothy Sue Cowan, Mr. Charles Raymond Williams.

Obituaries: Dorothy Sue Cowan, Mr. Charles Raymond Williams.

    Dorothy Sue Cowan, age 74, of Lindale died Monday, August 27, 2018 in a local hospital. A native of Esom Hill, Mrs. Cowan was born May 28, 1944, daughter of the late Denton Williams and Martha Williams Cash and Henry Cash. She had been a resident of Floyd County most of her life,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Louise Daniel, Mark Jackson Gowan.

Obituaries: Mrs. Louise Daniel, Mark Jackson Gowan.

Mrs. Louise Daniel, 97, of Rome, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018, at a local hospital surrounded by the love of her loved ones. Funeral services for Mrs. Daniel will be Friday, August 31, 2018, at 1 p.m. at New Life of St. John Baptist Church, 419 Walter St, Rome, with John Gordon speaking. Mrs. Daniel… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Louise Daniel, Mrs. Dusti Renee Southerland Edwards, BeBe Ann Smith.

Obituaries: Mrs. Louise Daniel, Mrs. Dusti Renee Southerland Edwards, BeBe Ann Smith.

Mrs. Dusti Renee Southerland Edwards, age 46, of Rome, passed away Saturday evening, August 25, 2018, in a local hospital. Mrs. Edwards was born in Rome, Ga., on July 6, 1972, daughter of the former Wanda Roberson and Michael David Southerland. She was a 1990 graduate of Pepperell High School and received her C. M.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. John G. Irvin, Mrs. Elouise Johnson, Mr. Robert Patrick Kuhlman, Richard Allen Monahan, Mr. Donald Eugene “Doc” Ridley, Mrs. Ruth F. Wallace, Mr. H. B. Womack.

Obituaries: Mr. John G. Irvin, Mrs. Elouise Johnson, Mr. Robert Patrick Kuhlman, Richard Allen Monahan, Mr. Donald Eugene “Doc” Ridley, Mrs. Ruth F. Wallace, Mr. H. B. Womack.

Mr. H. B. Womack, age 71, of Silver Creek, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Womack was born in Cedartown, Ga., on February 17, 1947, son of the late Curtis Womack and the late Minnie Channell Womack. Prior to ill health, Mr. Womack was a self-employed carpenter.  He was a veteran… Read more

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Obituaries: Raymond Scott Martin, Richard Allen Monahan, BeBe Ann Smith, Mrs. Rosalee S. Smith and Mr. Eddie Watkins

Obituaries: Raymond Scott Martin, Richard Allen Monahan, BeBe Ann Smith, Mrs. Rosalee S. Smith and Mr. Eddie Watkins

Mr. Eddie Watkins, age 57, made a peaceful transition on Friday, August 24, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services for Mr. Watkins will be Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Wright Memorial Chapel, 814 South Broad St., Rome. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers. Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. has… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Harley Leonard Giles and Mrs. Betty Ann Whitaker

Obituaries: Mr. Harley Leonard Giles and Mrs. Betty Ann Whitaker

Mr. Harley Leonard Giles, age 84, of Silver Creek, passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at a local hospital. Mr. Giles was born in Cherokee County, AL, on January 2, 1934, son of the late William Jones (Buck) Giles and the late Allie Daniel Giles. He was a graduate of McHenry High School and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Vaughn Melton, Captain Austin Douglas “Doug” Williams.

Obituaries: Mrs. Brenda Vaughn Melton, Captain Austin Douglas “Doug” Williams.

Mrs. Brenda Vaughn Melton, age 67, of the Silver Creek Community, passed away at her home on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, following a courageous battle with gallbladder cancer. Mrs. Melton was born in Lindale, Georgia on August 20, 1951, daughter of the late Harry Vaughn and the late Mary Boatner Vaughn. She was also preceded in… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. James Allen Link, Mrs. Betty Ann Whitaker.

Obituaries: Mr. James Allen Link, Mrs. Betty Ann Whitaker.

Mrs. Betty Ann Whitaker, 80, of Rome, Ga., made a peaceful transition on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 surrounded by  her loving family. Wright Memorial Mortuary. Mr. James Allen Link, age 80, of Summerville, Ga., passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018, in a local hospital. Mr. Link was born in Pulaski, NY on February 16, 1938,… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Joe E Alexander.

Obituaries:  Mr. Joe E Alexander.

 Mr. Joe E Alexander, age 74, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Wright Memorial Mortuary. Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara H. Lynch, Ms. Nora Virginia “Jenny” Smith.

Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara H. Lynch, Ms. Nora Virginia “Jenny” Smith.

Mrs. Barbara H. Lynch, age 85, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at a local healthcare center. Barbara was born in Menlo, Georgia, on February 18, 1933, the only child of late James E. Hale and Josephine S. Hale. She is also preceeded in death by her Infant son, James Crawford Lynch,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. James Albert Jones, William Michael Shadrick, Ms. Mary Charlene Tucker, Charlotte Ann Evans Waddell.

Obituaries: Mr. James Albert Jones, William Michael Shadrick, Ms. Mary Charlene Tucker, Charlotte Ann Evans Waddell.

Ms. Mary Charlene Tucker, age 56, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at her residence. Ms. Tucker was born in Taylorsville, Ga., on October 22, 1961, daughter of Mary Lou Byers Pilgrim and the late Hoyt Rayford Pilgrim. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Cameron Tucker. Ms. Tucker was… Read more

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