Obituaries:  Ms. Jennie E. Hunt, Mr. William Cato Mull, Mrs. Elizabeth D. Sheldon, Mr. Doyle Lee Singleton Jr. and Mrs. Ellen Stephens Turner

Obituaries:  Ms. Jennie E. Hunt, Mr. William Cato Mull, Mrs. Elizabeth D. Sheldon, Mr. Doyle Lee Singleton Jr. and Mrs. Ellen Stephens Turner

 

Mr. Doyle Lee Singleton Jr., age 82, of Lindale, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Singleton was born in Rome, Georgia on December 18, 1935, son of the late Doyle Lee Singleton, Sr. and the late Lessie Hayes Singleton.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Terry.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.  Prior to retirement, Mr. Singleton worked for Georgia Power for 33 years.  He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Margie Pace Singleton; a son, Russell Lee Singleton, Rome; a granddaughter, Jessica Renee Daniels and her husband, Rusty, Columbia, SC.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 26, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Barry Gay and the Rev. Ron Hilton officiating.  Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 1 p.m. until the service time.


Ms. Jennie E. Hunt, 70, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at her local residence surrounded by her loving family.

Services for Mrs. Jennie Hunt will be Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 1:00 p.m. at Bryant Chapel Baptist Church 24 Shady Lane SE, Rome, Georgia.
Interment will follow at the Morning View Cemetery Hwy, 53, Rome, Georgia. Repast will follow at the Greater Christ Temple Rapture Preparation Church Fellowship Hall, 1321 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Rome, Georgia.

There will be a wake on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 6-7 p.m. Wright Memorial Chapel, 814 South Broad Street, Rome, Georgia.

Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. has charge of arrangements.


Mr. William Cato Mull, age 96, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at a Marietta healthcare facility.

Mr. Mull was born in Floyd County, Georgia on October 10, 1922, son of the late Ernest C. Mull and the late Lucille Dougherty Mull.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Logan Mull, by six brothers, J. C., Gilbert, Elbert, Hoyt, Jim and Robert Mull, and by two sisters, Marie Greer and Frances Shiflett.  Mr. Mull was a veteran of World War II serving in the 647th Bomb Squad of the 410th Bomb Group as a medic.  He worked for a number of years for West Point Pepperell Manufacturing Company in Lindale.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lindale.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ellen Watkins (James), Statham, GA; two grandsons, Brad Watkins (Erin), Hiram and Matt Watkins, Atlanta; a great granddaughter, Amelia Watkins, Hiram; a brother, Marion Mull, Rome; an aunt, Virginia Connell, Rome; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating.  Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service time.


Mrs. Elizabeth D. Sheldon, 98, of Cave Spring, died Thursday evening, November 22, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

The former Elizabeth Lorene Dobbs, Mrs. Sheldon was born in Floyd County, February 23, 1920, a daughter of the late William T. Dobbs and the late Ethel Dobbs. Mrs. Sheldon was a homemaker, and was a member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church.

Mrs. Sheldon was married to George Hill Sheldon in 1937, and was preceded in death by him April 12, 1984. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Rufus Dobbs, and by three sisters, Mrs. Fannie Ball, Mrs. Nellie Lane, and Mrs. Eunice Rogers.

Mrs. Sheldon is survived by her son, Allen Sheldon and his wife Gay of Columbus, by her daughter, Mrs. Aileen Treglown and her husband Chuck of Cave Spring, and by five grandchildren, David, Beth, Melanie, Weston, and Emily. Eleven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grand-daughter and one brother, Hubert Dobbs and his wife Reber of Centre also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sheldon will be held Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2018, at the graveside of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Alan Fuller officiating.

John House’s Cave Spring Chapel.


Mrs. Ellen Stephens Turner, age 86, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Turner was born in Rome, GA on December 30, 1931, daughter of the late William Russell Stephens and the late Maudie Jeff Fountain.  She graduated from McHenry High School in 1948, later met Zim Henry Turner and they married on April 29, 1949.  She and her husband were charter members of the Woodlawn Baptist Church.   Prior to retirement, Mrs. Turner was associated with Sears for 30 plus years.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Turner was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Zim Henry Turner, and a daughter, Ann Turner.

Survivors include 3 sons, Charles Turner, Columbia, SC, Greg Turner (Angie), Rome, Mark Turner (Joan), Sautee, GA; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a brother, J. Rufus Stephens, Rome, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 3 pm in the Woodlawn Baptist Church with the Rev. Clade Blackwell and the Rev. David Nance officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday from 1:30 pm until the 3 pm.

Pallbearers are asked to meet at the church by 2:30 pm and are as follows: Billy Ray Turner, Ronnie Turner, Steve Turner, Steve Johnston, Phil Stephens and Sandy Turner.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church,

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.

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