Mr. John Andrew Beard, 41, of Austell, Georgia passed away, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
Services for Mr. Beard will be Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. Greater Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 445 East 14th street SW, Rome, Georgia 30161. Rev. Terrell M. Shields delivering the eulogy. He will lie in-state from 12:00 noon until the hour of service. Interment will follow in the East View Cemetery, 725 Kingston Ave NE, Rome, Georgia 30161.
Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.
Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. has full charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Floyd Franklin “Frank” Gentry, Sr., age 69, of Plainville, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at a local hospital after a brief illness.
Mr. Gentry was born in Rome, Georgia on January 2, 1950, son of the late Leroy Gentry and the late Lillie Carroll Gentry. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Joey Gravitte, by a brother, Edward Gentry, and by 2 sisters, Sandra Stroud and Sue Kinsey. Mr. Gentry was of the Baptist faith and was the former owner of Frank Gentry Construction.
Survivors include a son, Frank Gentry, Jr. (Mandy), Calhoun; a daughter, Cindy Gentry-Watson (Elmer), Shannon; two step-daughters, Sandy Hefner (Daryle), Calhoun, and Shelly Wells (Ronnie), Calhoun; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at 5pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Ronnie Wells and the Rev. Adrian Craig officiating. Interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Friday from 3 until 4:45pm.
Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Friday at 4:30pm and include: Jake Gentry, Justin Highfield, Randy Patterson, Wayne Kinsey, Johnny House and Chris Kinsey.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3002 Maple Road, has charge of the funeral arrangements.
Mr. Van Edward Spivey , age 79, of Rockmart, Ga. (formerly of Rome) transitioned on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.