Mrs. Bessie Fay Dowdy Brooks, age 88, of Rome, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018, in a local health care facility.
Mrs. Brooks was born in Floyd County, GA on March 11, 1930, daughter of the late Charlie and Millie Harris Dowdy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Everett Lee Brooks, by 5 sisters, Lucille Moore, Annie Ruth Brock, Lola Mae Hammonds, Bell Wooten, and Jessie Dowdy, and by 2 brothers, Billy and Clifford Dowdy. Mrs. Brooks was a homemaker and a member of East Rome Baptist Church. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Rev. Jerry Brooks will officiate. Private interment will follow later in Rome Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour.
Mrs. Brenda Devora Mills Carver, age 77 of Adairsville, passed away Sunday December 2, 2018 in a Cartersville hospital.
Mrs. Carver was born September 6, 1941, in Gordon County, a daughter of the late William Nelson Mills, and Marcilla Floyd Mills. She was a member of Unity Baptist Church, in Plainville, and was employed for many years with Pen Field Chenille, and later retiring from SunTrust Bank.
Survivors include her husband, Elmus Carver, son, Nelson Fain Carver, Adairsville; daughters, Lisa (Byron) Jones, Adairsville; Phoebe Nesbit, Kennesaw; sister, Wadene Floyd, Plainville; grandchildren, Jeremy Jones, Brett Jones, Elijah Craver, Joshua Carver, nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday December 5, 2018 at Snow Springs Baptist Church, near Adairsville with Rev. Doug Mattox, and Rev. Woody Woodfin, officiating. The family will receive friend from 2 p.m. until the service hour on Wednesday at Snow Springs Baptist Church.
Parnick Jennings Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home.
Ms. Deborah Bradley, age 56, of Rockmart, Ga., transitioned December 2, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.
Mr. John Dennis Edmonds, 49, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Services for Mr. Edmonds are incomplete a this time and will be announced at a later date. Wright Memorial Mortuary.