Mr. Hugh Don Wyatt, 77. passed away Friday, November 23, 2018. Arraignments are pending. Wright Memorial Mortuary.
Charles Gregory McClinic, a native of Rome, Georgia, departed from this life November 24, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz., at the Veterans Hospital. Greg was the youngest son of the late Nathaniel and Inez McClinic. Service arrangements will be announced at a later date. Wright Memorial Mortuary.
When I die Hallelujah by and by, I’ll fly away
Early on Sunday morning November 25, 2018, Mrs. Anne Elizabeth Spurgeon Shannon flew away to be with her Lord. She left us from her home at the Renaissance Marquis surrounded by loved ones.
Mrs. Shannon was born in Floyd County on March 7, 1932, the youngest child of the late W.O. Spurgeon and Lessie Lee Waller Spurgeon. Along with her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Samuel Shannon, her sisters, Clarice Baker and Mary and Marie Spurgeon, and brothers, Winfield Otis Spurgeon and James Inman Spurgeon.
She was a long-time member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Rome where she taught the Found Faithful Sunday School class, sang in the Sanctuary Choir and the Sounds of Praise, held various positions in the WMU, and was involved in a variety of mission activities. She loved the Lord, her family and her Church and was involved her entire life in music programs.
She is survived by her children, Marcia Lane, David Franklin (Renae Elrod), Charlotte Nichols (Ronnie), Michael Shannon (Kay), and Marsha Shannon; grandchildren Mark Lane (Courtney), David Lane (Lucy Curtis), J’May Griggs (Jason), Molly Tant (Mark), Dylan Nichols, Gabe Shannon, Jessica Owens (Stacy) and Chris Shannon; great grandchildren, Mason and Moss Tant and Shannon Owens; her sister Connie Spurgeon Gray; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with Dr. Dale Levan officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, from 1 p.m. until the service hour.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at 1:30 p.m. and include: Mark Lane, David Lane, Dylan Nichols, Ronnie Nichols, David Franklin, Mike Shannon and Bill Spurgeon.
Donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Shannon to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Fellowship Baptist Church.
The family would like to express appreciation to the many loving caring caregivers and staff at The Harbor at Renaissance Marquis and to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd.
James Laverne Tolbert, 87, was born on May 28, 1931. and passed away on November 25, 2018. Daniel’s Funeral Home.
Susan Rebecca Freeman Cormany, 89, was born on November 28, 1928, and passed away on November 26, 2018. Daniel’s Funeral Home.
Mr. Henry Randolph Dunaway, age 82, died Saturday morning November 24, 2018 at his residence.
A native of Floyd County, Mr. Dunaway was born May 20, 1936, son of the late Richard Willis ” R.W.” Dunaway and Eddie Mae Rosson Dunaway. He was employed by Marglen and Trend Mills, and retired after 20 years as a supervisor with the City of Rome Street Department. Mr. Dunaway a member of New Armuchee Baptist Church, enjoyed gardening and working in his yard, and was preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Sue Dunaway, a great granddaughter Madison J. Conaway, sister Sara Ann Terry and brothers John, Dugan, and Richard Dunaway.
Mr. Dunaway is survived by his wife, Edna Warren Dunaway, to whom he was married June 29, 1956; sons Henry ” Randy ” Dunaway Jr. and his wife Cathy, and LeRoy Dunaway; daughter Donna Sue Pruitt and her husband Tyrone; brother Ben Dunaway, and sister Ida Lee Montgomery. Nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday November 27, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel with Greg Montgomery officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 1 p.m. until the service hour.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Lawson, Levi, Bimbo, Wayne, Johnny, and Benji Dunaway and Scott Montgomery.