Mr. James Harold Shaw Sr., age 87, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at a local hospital.
Mr. Shaw was born in Floyd County, Georgia on September 26, 1931, son of the late Prince Shaw and the late Clara Lanham Shaw. He was also preceded in death by five sisters, Beatrice, Louise, Annie Beth, Evelyn and Marjorie. Mr. Shaw was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church. Mr. Shaw worked for a number of years for Celanese Fibers until it’s closing and then retired from Bekaert Steel Wire. He enjoyed music and singing and was a member of the Georgia Mountain Music Club.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Wright Shaw; six children, Cindy Dickey (Brad), Rock Hill, SC, Debbie Tucker (G.C.), Rome, Vickie Robertson, Rome, James H. Shaw, Jr. (Tammy), Summerville, Kandy Mull, Rome, and Kim Binkley (Dale), Rome; fourteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many special friends at Winthrop Assisted Living.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with Dr. Billy Goolesby and the Rev. Brandon Bruce officiating. Interment will be on Monday at 9:30 a.m. at Georgia National Cemetery with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard presenting military honors.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Saturday from 4 until 6 p.m.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and include: Dale Binkley, Paul Mull, Nick Brannon, Josh Reynolds, Steven Dickey, Terry Ashmore and Nick Trammell.
Mrs. Joyce Boling Lee, age 88, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Rome, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2018, in Charlottesville.
Mrs. Lee was born in Georgia on April 4, 1930, daughter of the late William Boling and the late Mattie Lou Haygood Boling. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lester W. “Babe” Lee. Mrs. Lee was a homemaker. She was a resident of the Shannon Community for over 60 years prior to moving to Charlottesville.
Survivors include three children, Karen Nolan (Bobby), Rhonda McPherson (Johnny) and Ronnie Lee (LaVern); five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 2 p.m. int the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Clifford Free officiating. Private interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
Glenda Joan Beam Christie, age 71 of Rome, passed away Wednesday November 28, 2018 at her residence.
Glenda was born August 19, 1947, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Paul Andrew Beam, and Kathleen Josephine Pugh Beam. She was a member of Christ Gospel Church, and was retired from Wallis Printing. Glenda was preceded in death by brother, Bennie Beam.
Survivors include her husband, William Edward (Eddie) Christie, daughters, Tara Strickland, Tanya Duffey, Deleta Abshire, sister, Joyce Howell, grandchildren, Carmen Chandler, Zachary Chastain, Bryce Abshire, Nadia Abshire, Sofia Abshire, Brylee Duffey, great grandchildren, Bronx Chastain, Hudson Chandler, several nieces and nephews also.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday December 1, 2018, at Christ Gospel Church of Rome, 619 Chulio Road, Rome, Ga. 30161, with Rev. Rocky Calbert, Rev. Pam Calbert and Jeremiah Veillon officiating. Interment will follow in Lindale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2018, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.
Pallbearers include the following gentlemen and are asked to meet at the church by 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Danny Pugh, J.W. Terry, Chris Abshire, Wade Christie Sr. Wade Christie Jr. and George Sifuentes.