Mrs. Doris Ann Fritz Green, age 83, of Lindale, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Green was born in Floyd County, GA on June 26, 1935, daughter of the late H. A. Fritz and the late Katie Mae Helton Fritz. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Douglas James Green, by a sister, Evelyn Broome, and by 2 brothers, Charles Elmer “Bud” Fritz, and Clyde Fritz. Mrs. Green was a homemaker and a long-time member of Park Avenue Baptist Church, where she was active in the W. M. U. and the X. Y. Z. Club.
Survivors include 2 sons, Wayne Douglas Green (Karen), Jacksonville, FL, and James Jeffrey Green, Cedartown; 3 grandchildren, Tamara Funke, Savannah, GA, Jacelyn Green, Ohio, and Connor Green, Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Barbara Hazelwood, Cartersville; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the graveside in Rome Memorial Park. The Rev. Earl Fowlkes will officiate.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Avenue Baptist Church, 531 Park Ave., SE, Lindale, GA 30147.
Mrs. Brandy Lee Baird, age 36, of Rome, passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018, at a local hospital.
She was born in West Palm Beach, FL on April 19, 1982, daughter of Rickey Arthur Karls and Ginger Kay Smith Karls. She was a graduate of Model High School and was a member of The Church at Northside. At the time of her death, she was employed as a Secretary with General Shale Company.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse Michael Baird, Rome; her children, Tyler Gunnells, Abby Baird, and Dawson Terry, all of Rome; her father, Rickey Karls, Lakeworth, FL; her mother, Ginger Karls, Albany, GA; her sisters, Crystal Karls, Oak Ridge, TN, and Seleana Karls, Acworth; several cousins, nieces, nephews, and a special friend, Twyshetta (Tweet) Willis, Rome.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, from 5 until 7pm. Following the visitation, Mrs. Baird will be cremated and no formal services will be held.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
Dr. Sarah Kathleen “Sally” Maddox, age 49, of Rome, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Dr. Maddox was born in Rome, GA on January 30, 1969, daughter of the former Mary Ayers and Don Kinney. She was preceded in death by a niece, Keanua “Sissy” Chambers, and by her step-father, Jim Felkel.
Dr. Maddox was a 1987 graduate of Coosa High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Berry College and her Master’s and Specialist Degrees from the University of West Georgia. In 2018, Dr. Maddox received her E.D.D. from Kennesaw State University. She was employed with the Floyd County School System as a teacher at the Floyd County Transitional Academy. Dr. Maddox was a Board Member with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association and was active in their work. She was an organizer for the P. H. A. Fun Walk for a Cure and was a co-founder of the Georgia P. H. A. Support Group. Dr. Maddox was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Shelby Harrell Maddox, to whom she was married on October 19, 1996; her son, Brandon Dale Keith Maddox; her mother, Mary A. Felkel, St. Augustine, FL; her father, Don Kinney (Debbie Riley), Rome; 4 sisters, Jeri K. Thornton (Julian), Jacksonville, AL, Brenda Boyd (Tony), Rome, Leize Shirah, Rome, and Kim Williams, Rome; a brother, Jimmy Felkel, Rome; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church with her Pastor, Dr. Gary Graves and Mr. Zack Stegall officiating. Following the service, Dr. Maddox will be cremated in accordance with her wishes..
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m..
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association at phassociation.org. A link will be created in the near future to allow donations in memory of Sally.