Jessie Lamar Jones, October 27, 1956 – November 24, 2018.
Jessie Jones was preceded in death by his father, Odis Jessie Jones, his mother, Almeda Jones, brother Benjamin Jones, sister, Freida Stowe, and nephew Jeremiah Tate.
He is survived by his wife, Stacey Jones, of Cave Spring, Georgia, his children Brandi (Dennis) Matthews of Fort Campbell, Ky., Jessica (Tim) Minter of Rome, Ga., and Joshua (Kari) Jones of Centre, Al. Surviving grandchildren include Rebecca Jones, Derek Matthews, Macie (John) Deaton, Madeline Minter, Malia Minter, Makinnah Minter, Timothy Minter Jr., Dixie Jones, Zachary Jones, Dane Crane, and Aiden Jones. Surviving also are one great-grandson, Colton Deaton, as well as three sisters, Amelia Billingsley, Vonnie Robertson, and Kathy Jones as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Jessie served as past grandmaster of Oostanaula Masonic Lodge F&AM 113. He also served in the U.S. Navy from 1972-1975 with assignment in Viet Nam. Jessie enjoyed watching the Atlanta Braves and was a proud lifetime member of the NRA. He was a farmer at heart with a special place for his chickens and bee hives. He will be missed by many.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. until the hour of service on Monday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome, Ga.
Mrs. Donna Ann Beard Davis, age 49, of Rome passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.
Mrs. Davis was born in Rome, Ga., on February 14, 1969, to Donald Beard and the late Joyce Ann Floyd Beard. Mrs. Davis was a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Mike Davis, Rome; two sons, Ben Davis (Hannah), Rome, Brady Davis, Rome; her father, Donald Beard (Paulette), Rome; brother Joey Beard (Jennifer); several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Rev. Brian Butler and the Rev. Billy Fricks officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from noon until service time.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble no later than 1:30 p.m. and include; Josh Howard, Scott Howard, Aaron Smith, Kevin Cordle, Jeff Cordle and Mitch Davis.