Obituaries: Billy Carson Buchanan, Baby Learic Goodgame, Mr. David High Sr. and Mrs. Katherine Wood

Obituaries: Billy Carson Buchanan, Baby Learic Goodgame, Mr. David High Sr. and Mrs. Katherine Wood

Billy Carson Buchanan, age 51, of Rome passed away Sunday 1, 2018 at his residence.

Billy was born March 15, 1967, in Murray County, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, George Buchanan, brother, Buster Buchanan, sister, Tammy Buchanan.

Survivors include his wife Trudy Beach Buchanan, mother, Will Dee Mantooth Buchanan, children, Brittany Beach, Andrew Casey, brothers, Jim Buchanan, Gary Keith, Rev. Nick Keith, Doug Qualls, sisters, Diane Pell, and Vickie Qualls.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Monday July 9, 2018 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Nick Keith, officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:00 P.M. until the hour of service, on Monday.

Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome, Ga. 30165, has charge of arrangements.


Baby Learic Goodgame, 8 months, transitioned July 2, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer. Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.


Mr. David High Sr., age 78, of Rockmart, Ga. transitioned July 3, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date.
Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.


Mrs. Katherine Wood, of Forney, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning, July 3, 2018, at her residence.

The former Katherine Whorton, Mrs. Wood was born in Cave Spring August 13, 1926, a daughter of the late Hershel Whorton and the late Odessa Sims Whorton. She was a homemaker, and was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Forney where she served as secretary for a number of years.

Mrs. Wood was married to John William Wood September 25, 1946, and was preceded in death by him February 2, 2015. Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her sister, Mrs. Madeline Smith, and by her brothers, Buddy Whorton and Charles Whorton.

Survivors include her son, Johnny Wood and his wife Teresa; and her daughter, Mrs. Sandra Payne and her husband Daniel, all of Forney. Three grandchildren, Amber Wood, Justin Wood, and Michelle Cromer, and two great-grandchildren Jakoby Jordan and Brooke Cromer also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wood will be held Saturday afternoon, July 7, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. EDT at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the family lot of Bethel Cemetery in Forney. Pallbearers will include Johnny Wood, Daniel Payne, Justin Wood and Jakoby Jordan.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:00 noon EDT until the funeral hour.

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