Obituaries: Mrs. Maxine Miller Campbell, Gloria Jean Lee Hight, Belen Dizon Nora, Gus Rhinehart, Phillip David “Chunky” Smith.

Obituaries: Mrs. Maxine Miller Campbell, Gloria Jean Lee Hight, Belen Dizon Nora, Gus Rhinehart, Phillip David “Chunky” Smith.

Mrs. Maxine Miller Campbell, age 81, of Armuchee, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Campbell was born in Calhoun, GA on February 6, 1938, daughter of the late King M. Miller and the late Pearl Helen Dew Miller.  She was a graduate of Armuchee High School, class of 1956.  Prior to her retirement, she was associated with Summerville Gas in the Administrative office.  Maxine was a true southern lady who would welcome everyone into her life with open arms.  Her family was her priority, she gave them lots of love, guidance and faith.  Maxine loved everyone and especially children.  She was “Mimi” to more than just her own grandchildren.  She was an active and dedicated lifelong member of West Union Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the choir and was a passionate participant in organizing events with the church.  Maxine was loved by everyone and she loved and prayed for everyone she knew.   In addition to her parents, Mrs. Campbell was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Wallace C. Campbell, and by a niece, Crystal Faith Miller.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Dina Vick, and her husband, Dr. Jamey Vick, Rome; a son, Rex Campbell, and his wife, Christy, Calhoun; 5 grandchildren, Lex Vick, Alea Vick, Matthew Campbell, Noah Campbell and Parker Campbell; sister, Dean Vaughn, and her husband, Leyden, Calhoun; brother, K. M. Miller, and his wife, Louise, Calhoun.; one niece and two nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. at West Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Brooks and the Rev. Justin Silver officiating.  Interment will follow in West Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday from 11:30 s.m. until the funeral hour.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at West Union Baptist Church on Friday at 12:30 p.m. and include:  David Campbell, Gail Miller, Gene Gilbreath, Mike Benefield, Keith Campbell, Charlie Miller and Joel Ables.

Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to West Union Baptist Church, C/O K.M. Miller, 683 West Union Road, Calhoun, GA  30701.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel.


Gloria Jean Lee Hight passed away peacefully surrounded by family after an extended illness on May 7, 2019, at the age of 73.

A native Roman she was born July 10, 1945, daughter of Rev. Willis Lee and Lurlene Lee McCord who preceded her in death.  Mrs. Hight retired from Galey & Lord Inc. with 25 years of service. After retirement, she served as a school crossing guard where she enjoyed helping children every day.

Gloria was known for her smile and easy laugh.  She showed great love for her family and friends. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening, getaways to the beach, and spending time with her family and her beloved dog, Foxy. She was of the Baptist faith and an active member of New Antioch Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jerry Hight; children, Jeff Hight (Carson) and Jason Hight (Tracy); grandchildren, Hannah Hight, Hayley Hight, Matthew Hight (Sasha), Logan Burdette, Kelley Anne Smith, and Brady Smith; one great-grandchild, Owen Hight; siblings, Andy Lee (Mary), Rockmart, GA, Harold Lee (Jackie), Turtletown, TN, and Tania Lee Duncan, Hogansville, GA.

The family will receive friends on Friday, May 10, 2019, from 1:00 until 2:45 p.m. at Henderson and Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. Funeral services will immediately follow in the Chapel.  Graveside services will occur at Rome Memorial Gardens. Rev. Eric Hardman and Rev. Harry House will officiate the service.

Pallbearers include Greg Culberson, James Davidson, Alan Hight, Matthew Hight, Will Lee, and Brady Smith.  Members of the Ladies Faith, Sunday School class, will serve as honorary pallbearers.  Pallbearers are asked to meet at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel on Friday at 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to New Antioch Baptist Church, Shannon, GA, Cancer Navigators, Rome, GA or a charity of your choice.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.

Phillip David “Chunky” Smith, age 57, of Rome, passed away on, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held on, Friday, May 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Salmon Funeral Home with Rev. Mikel Garrett officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1 p.m. until the service hour.

Mr. Otis Clyde Boone, age 81, of Calhoun, Ga. transitioned May 7, 2019. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

Belen Dizon Nora was born on October 21, 1934 and passed away on May 8, 2019. Daniel’s Funeral Home.

Gus Rhinehart, age 82, of Rome passed away Tuesday May 7, 2019 in a local hospital.

Mr. Rhinehart was born July 15, 1936, in Hiawassee, Ga., a son of the late Victor Rhinehart and Ruby Burch Rhinehart. He was a member of Mt. Alto Baptist Church, and for over 40 year, owned and operated Rhinehart’s Garage. He attended Possum Trot School. Mr. Rhinehart was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean Riordan Rhinehart, son Kenny Rhinehart, brothers, M. L. and Randall Rhinehart.

Survivors include his son and daughter in law, Michael and Bebe Rhinehart, Rome; brothers, John (Sandra) Rhinehart, Power Springs; Barnette Rhinehart, Texas; sisters, Ruth (Jerry) Dunn, Rockmart; Janis (Gene) Mooney, Rome; granddaughters, Savanna Rhinehart, Delaney Rhinehart, brother in law, Ned Riordan, Jr. sister in law, Linda Riordan (Craig) Allee, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday May 9, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Billy Carver, officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Alto Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Thursday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


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