Obituaries: Mr. William Timothy Colley,  Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, Ms. Nobie Boozer Wright.

Obituaries: Mr. William Timothy Colley, Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, Ms. Nobie Boozer Wright.

Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, age 73, of Rome, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, in a Cedartown health care facility.

Mrs. Williams was born in Rome, GA on November 20, 1944, daughter of the late James Thomas Dinning and the late Evelyn Addison. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Austin Douglas Williams, and by her stepson, Gregory Williams.

Mrs. Williams was employed by AT&T as a service manager until she retired. After retiring, she worked at Capitoline Products.  She was a member of the Bell South Pioneers and the Order of the Eastern Star. Mrs. Williams was a member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church.

She is survived by her stepdaughter, Susan Elaine Williams, Rome; her grandson, Matthew Williams (Amanda), Rome.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 2 p.m. at the graveside in Floyd Memory Gardens with the Reverend Jerry Brooks officiating.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from noon until 1:30 p.m.

Mrs. Williams has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to any candidate that opposes Donald Trump.


Ms. Nobie Boozer Wright, age 102, of Summerville, Ga., passed away Saturday morning, September 8, 2018, in Oakview Nursing Home in Summerville.

Ms. Wright was born in Jackson County, AL on July 9, 1916, daughter of the late James Peter Boozer and the late Sarah Jane Myrick Boozer.  She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Helen Wright Atkins, by 3 grandchildren, Karen Bruce Durden, Marty Kemp, and Brendan Wright, by 2 sisters, Goldie McSpadden and Louise Griggs, and by 2 brothers, Alvin and Dock Boozer.  Ms. Wright was employed with Montgomery Hosiery Mill and at the hospital in Summerville for several years.  She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ft. Payne, Ala.,Branch.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Sarah Wright Nelson (Johnny), Mentone, AL, and Brenda Wright, Acworth, GA; 2 sons, Bill Wright, Kingman, AZ, and Charles Wright (Pat), Ft. Payne, AL; 11 grandchildren, many great and great-great grandchildren, 1 great-great-great grandchild, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 3 p.m. at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel.  Her grandson-in-law, Barry Henderson, and Brother Michael Scroggins will officiate.  Private interment will follow later.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service hour.  At other times, they may be contacted at their respective homes.


Mr. William Timothy Colley ,age 41, of Rome, Ga. transitioned September 9, 2018. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

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