Mrs. Angela Carol Giles Gibson, age 65, of Rome, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at her residence.
Mrs. Gibson was born in Rome, GA on December 9, 1953, daughter of the late Herman Newton Giles and the late Frances Ann Burkhalter Giles. She was also preceded in death by a brother, James Gregory Giles. After spending several years in the textile industry, she retired from Marglen Industries in Rome. Mrs. Gibson was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Michael Gibson, to whom she was married in 1977; 2 sons, Kevin Michael Gibson and Jeffery Brian Thrash, both of Rome; a sister, Martha Ann Elders, Lindale; 2 brothers, Larry Paul Giles (Hilda), Blue Ridge, and Daniel Newton Giles (Jean), Powder Springs; 4 grandchildren, Shelby Brook Thrash, Darin Gibson, Casey Thrash, and Wesley Bagley; 1 great grandchild, Scarlett Amelia Smith; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Les Walker officiating. Interment will follow in Floyd Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from noon until the service hour.
Pallbearers are requested to assemble Thursday at 1:30 p.m. and include: Chad Giles, Jamie Hart, Jason Walker, Jimmy Gibson, David Smith and Brayden Giles.
Mrs. Dahlia Mae “Daisy” Henderson, age 89, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, April 16, 2019, at her residence.
Mrs. Henderson was born in Ralls, TX on April 1, 1930, daughter of the late Willie Ernest Pryor and the late Wetah Sellers Pryor. She married Jack R. Henderson on December 21, 1951 in Blue Ridge, TX and he preceded her in death on December 12, 2001. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Pryor Phifer, by a brother, Lloyd Pryor, and by a nephew, Phillip Pryor.
Daisy was a gifted and dedicated china painter and porcelain arts teacher. She opened her Porcelain Art Studio in 1973 and continued teaching classes until 2018, when her health dictated that she close the studio. Her love for the art of china painting and for her students kept her motivated and active through the years. Many of her students are award winning artists. Some of her work has been displayed at the headquarters of the Museum for the World Organization of China Painters in Oklahoma City, OK, and at several exhibits in the Rome-Floyd County Library. She was a member of the Porcelain Arts Guild of Rome.
Daisy was very blessed to have stayed in her home due to her faithful and dedicated caregiver for 18 years, Dana Beebe. The family expresses deep appreciation to Dana and to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, who provided care and much needed support to Daisy and Dana.
Survivors include her sister, Pearl Pryor Crain, Graham, TX; her brother, Clifton Pryor (Wanda), Greenville, TX; many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019, at noon in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. Her nephew, Barry Henderson, will deliver the eulogy. Private interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Friday from 10:30 a.m. until the service hour.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, P. O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162-0163.
Helen Beatrice Tillery, age 76, of Rome passed away Monday April 15, 2019 at a local hospital.
Mrs. Tillery was born on May 30, 1942 in Cherokee County, Ala., to the late Alvin Lester Conner and Lettie Willingham Conner. She was an artist for Lexmark Carpet for many years. She is preceded in death by her parents, and four brothers: Donnie, Ronnie, William, and Jack Conner.
Survivors include her husband: James Tillery; two daughters: Debra Tillery, Darlene White; grandchildren: Lashae (Jason) Walker; sister: Patsy Phillips.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday April 18, 2019 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Rabern officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until service hour at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.