Mrs. Clara Breesawitz, age 85, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at a Cartersville healthcare facility.
Mrs. Breesawitz was born in Huntington, W.V., on August 11, 1932, daughter of the late Walter Riley and the late Goldie Ellis Riley.
She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Glenn Swann and William Breesawitz, by three brothers, Russell Riley, Stanley Riley and Orville Riley, and by two sisters, Mabel Hodges and Helen Goff.
Mrs. Breesawitz was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ and was currently a member of the Oak Hill Church of Christ. She was very creative and enjoyed painting, card making, sewing and cooking. She lived her life as God intended by giving of her time and resources to benefit others.
Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Brazell and her husband, James, Cartersville; a son, Andrew Swann, Huntington, WV; four grandchildren, Tera Puckett, James Brazell, II, Cheryl Brazell Jones and Sidney Burnett Swann; 15 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Church of Christ with Minister Michael Farris officiating.
Interment will be on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 11am at Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, WV.
The family will receive friends at Oak Hill Church of Christ on Saturday from 1 until 2:45 p.m.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.
Mrs. Phyllis Ann Johnson Boice, age 86, of Cartersville, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in a local health care facility.
Mrs. Boice was born in Winslow, Arizona on February 3, 1932, daughter of the late Richard and Lillian Merle Fisher Johnson. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Dell Brown, and by her twin brother, Phillip Richard Johnson. Mrs. Boice was a homemaker and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Cartersville.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Lee Boice, to whom she was married on March 15, 1950; 2 daughters, Joycelynne K. Miller (Alan), Cartersville, and Lori Eaker (Greg), Rome; 2 sons, Dr. Robert Boice, Jr., Cartersville, and Scott P. Boice (Stacey), Canton; twin sisters, Loyce Price (Norman), Lebannon, Missouri, and Lynne Pinegar, Orem, Utah; a brother, Mark Johnson (Sandy), Granite Bay, California; 19 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A memorial service for Mrs. Boice will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Humanitarian Fund, 870 Peeples Valley Road, NE, Cartersville, GA 30120.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, makes this announcement for the family.
Mrs. Glenda Ann Tomlinson Poole, age 79, of Armuchee, passed away Thursday evening, June 7, 2018, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Poole was born in Gordon County, GA on September 18, 1938, daughter of the late Winford and Irene Chastain Tomlinson. She was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Jolene Treadaway and Florene Taylor, and by 4 brothers, Jack, Junior, Dan, and Lamar Tomlinson. Mrs. Poole was a homemaker and was a member of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Thankful Sunday School Class and had worked in the Nursery for many years. She was a member of Hill House Garden Club in Calhoun and had been active in other civic clubs and organizations but had spent most of her time with her husband, attending her children’s and grandchildren’s activities and sporting events.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Clinton Poole, to whom she was married on February 28, 1959; 4 sons, Jerome Poole (Jen), Rome, Keith Poole (Cindy), Armuchee, Mark Poole, Armuchee, and Phelan Poole (Christy), Armuchee; 9 grandchildren, Alisha Coleman (Chris), Rome, Bethany Allison (Scooter), Rome, Josh Poole, Armuchee, Hunter Poole, Rome, Hailey Poole, Rome, Madison Poole, Armuchee, Brady Poole, Armuchee, Blake Poole (Marley), Armuchee, and Brice Poole, Armuchee; 6 great grandchildren, Jack and Hydee Allison, Addison and James Coleman, Peyton and Phenleigh Poole; a brother, Max Tomlinson; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018, at 2pm at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church with the Rev. Mac McCurry and the Rev. Clyde Hampton officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Sunday from 5 until 8pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at the residence.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church on Monday at 1:30pm.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.
At the age of 86, Emma Jean Woods Scoggins, of Gore, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 7, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, William Fred Scoggins. She is survived by her son, Steve Fred Scoggins; her sister, Virginia Million; her grandchildren, Stacie Scoggins Marshall and Patrick Scoggins; and her great-granddaughters, Addison, Selah, and Grace Marshall.
The daughter of Sally Christian Woods and George W. Woods, Emma Jean was born in Gore, Georgia on October 5, 1931 as the youngest of six children. She was known for her love of baking and cooking throughout the community where she provided her famous pound cakes and cornbread cake at every occasion. She worked various jobs in the Summerville and Armuchee area including owning a restaurant called the “Country Shack,” and in recent years demoed food and product samples at Sam’s club and Walmart. She was a beloved grandmother and great-grandmother and always delighted in giving the little ones baked goods and surprises. She had a special relationship with her older sister, Virginia Million, a bond spreading across all seasons of life. She loved her church family at Armuchee Baptist Church as well, where she sang in the choir for many years. Alongside, her husband “Freddie,” Emma Jean managed and maintained their dream and legacy of the family farm. She loved people and had a vibrant joyful spirit that always greeted people with her contagious giggles, colorful stories, and lively jokes.
Visitation will take place at Henderson and Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 5 until 7pm and Funeral services will be held at Armuchee Baptist Church on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at 3pm with the Rev. Jeremy Marshall officiating with Rev. Brian Evans assisting and Mr. William Burke and Mrs. Stacie Marshall sharing remembrances. Mrs. Scoggins will lie in-state at the church on Sunday from 2pm until the service time. The church is located at 6648 Big Texas Valley Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165. Interment will follow in the Armuchee Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Armuchee Baptist Church Building Fund or Cemetery Fund, 6648 Big Texas Valley Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at the church on Sunday at 2:30pm and include: Active: Gene Kirby, Tim Scoggins, Darrell Scoggins, Connally Million, Vic Simpson and Larry Simpson. Honorary: Members of the J. C. White & William Burke Sunday School Class at Armuchee Baptist Church.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.
Mrs. Tammy Gay Howell Stamey, age 58, of Rome, passed away June 7, 2018 Thursday morning in a local hospital .
Mrs. Tammy Howell Stamey was born on March 3, 1960 in Floyd County, a daughter of Rev. Jerry Howell Sr. and the late Martha Paulette Nelson Howell. Mrs. Stamey was a member of TOPS, and a member of Radio Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother: Martha Paulette Howell, brother Jerry Howell Jr., and son in law Jeremy White.
Survivors include her husband: Daryl Stamey Sr.; father: Jerry Howell Sr.; sons: Jeremiah Graham, Daryl Stamey Jr.; daughters: Candace Graham, Camron White; grandchildren: Madyson Seagle, Abby White, Madison White, Tristan White, Adelyn White, Alexys Stephenson, Jonathan Stephenson, Delilah Stamey
Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday June 10, 2018 at Radio Springs Baptist Church, 1489 Radio Springs, Rd. Rome, Ga. 30165, with Rev. Dorsey Warren, Rev. Don Peace, Rev. Jerry Howell Sr. officiating. She will lie in state at the church from 1 P.M. until 2 P.M. on Sunday June 10, 2018. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. on Saturday June 9, 2018 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome GA. 30165.
Pallbearers include the following gentlemen and are ask to meet at the church at 1:45 P.M. Sunday: Donald Davis, Greg Earwood, Jeremiah Graham, Tim Hubbard, Mike Ford, Wally Sutton. Honorary Pallbearers will include all the Mike Ford Automotive employees.
Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s, Good Shepherd Funeral Home.
Carole Elaine Braden Tull, Ed.D., age 69, resident of Hoover, AL passed away after a battle with breast cancer on June 6, 2018. Carole was an intelligent, beautiful, and caring woman who had an abundance of Southern grace and charm. She was born on September 27, 1948 in Rome, GA. She attended East Rome High School. As a high school student, she was proud to serve as the Georgia Tri-Hi-Y representative on a European tour. She then attended Berry College in Rome, GA where she was a finalist in the Miss Berry Pageant, won Best Supporting Actress in a college play, and met her husband of 48 years. Upon graduation from Berry College in 1970, Carole’s dedication, strong work ethic, and interest in being a life-long learner shined. At the University of Alabama at Birmingham she earned a Master of Arts in Education, an Education Specialist degree, and ultimately earned a Doctor of Education. Carole was a teacher and school administrator with a servant’s heart who held positions throughout the states of Georgia and Alabama. She retired in 2016 from Bessemer City Schools in Bessemer, AL. She was someone who was not afraid to accept a challenge and taught others the importance of perseverance. She fought cancer six times, starting while she was in her twenties. Her positive attitude, endurance, and determination made all the difference during those difficult times. She was committed to being a positive influence in the lives of others. Carole was well traveled and had a passion for language and writing. She enjoyed reading and had special talents for gardening, flower arranging, sewing, and baking. Carole taught her children and others around her by her example of welcoming and accepting others regardless of their backgrounds or experiences. She often invited people who needed it most to stay at her home or to attend meals with her family. She was a woman of faith and found peace in God. Carole will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Delos Tull, son and daughter, Bryan Tull and Abbygail Tull Langham, daughter-in-law and son-in-law, Laura Tull and Judd Langham, her grandchildren, Avery Tull, Griffin Tull, Mary Braden Langham, and Alice Grace Langham, her mother, Mary Evelyn Milam Braden, her brother, Robert Franklin Braden, Jr. and her sisters-in-law, Carol Tull Bowdoin, Rosa Mary Tull Womack, and Lise McDonald Braden as well as her aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other friends and family who loved her. Her father, Robert Franklin Braden, Sr., father-in-law, Elmo Tull, mother-in-law, Hazel Smith Tull, and brothers-in-law Dan Bowdoin and Allen Payne preceded her in death. A visitation will be held at 1:00 on Saturday, June 9th, 2018 at Ridout’s Valley Chapel Funeral Home in Homewood, AL, immediately followed by a celebration of Carole’s life at 3:00 at the funeral home’s chapel. A visitation the following day at 2:00 on Sunday, June 10th, 2018 will be held at Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home in Rome, GA, immediately followed by a graveside service and burial at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 3:00. Flowers may be sent to Ridout’s Valley Chapel Funeral home, Homewood, AL