Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Myrtle Dillard, Derek Cody Parker and Mr. David Miller Routledge

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Myrtle Dillard, Derek Cody Parker and Mr. David Miller Routledge

Mr. David Miller Routledge, age 57, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, in Statesboro, GA.

Mr. Routledge was born in Beaufort, S.C., on October 22, 1960, son of the former Sara Miller and the late Dr. James August Routledge.  He was a graduate of Darlington School and Floyd College.  A Registered Nurse, Mr. Routledge was formerly employed with Floyd Medical Center, Redmond Regional Medical Center, and Gordon Hospital.  He was most recently employed in Statesboro, GA.  He loved the outdoors and was an avid fly fisherman.  Mr. Routledge was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Bray Routledge, Rome; a daughter, August Caroline Routledge, Rome; 2 sons, Zachariah David Routledge and Brayden James Routledge, both of Rome; his mother, Sara Miller Harper, Columbia, SC; his step-mother, Jan Routledge, Rome; 2 sisters, Ellen Routledge Allmond, Hendersonville, NC, and Susan Routledge, Columbia, SC; a brother, Rev. Jason Daniel Routledge, Pawleys Island, SC; nieces and nephews.

Services for Mr. Routledge will be private.

Memorials may be made to Battlefield Ministries, Inc., 5 E. Sixth Ave., Rome, GA  30161.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.


Derek Cody Parker, age 31, of Kennesaw, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his residence.

Cody was born in Rome, Georgia on April 13, 1987, son of Tammy Renae Parker.  He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sandra Parker.  Cody was an avid video gamer and was a self-taught musician.

Survivors include his mother, Tammy Parker (Michael Gallman), Calhoun; his girlfriend, Stephanie Rosario, Kennesaw; a sister, Kayla Adams, Centre; a brother, Jordan Parker, Rome; his grandfather, Dale Parker, Armuchee; aunt, Tina Huckaby, cousins, Savannah Shinn and Macon Huckaby; other relatives and friends.

In accordance to his wishes, Cody will be cremated.  The family may be contacted at Tammy’s residence, 361 Lovebridge Road, Calhoun, or at Stephanie’s parents’ residence, 138 Hartwood Drive, Woodstock.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Navigators, 255 W. Fifth St. #300, Rome, GA 30165 or www.cancernavigatorsga.org.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.


Mr. Charles Anderson, 66, of Rome, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 27, 2018. Home going services for Mr. Anderson are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. has charge of arrangements.


Myrtle Dillard was born on December 19, 1919 and passed away on September 27, 2018. Funeral services are incomplete. Daniel’s Funeral Home.

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