Obituaries:  Stevie “Cornbread” Jenkins, Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, Cornelia Linnenkohl Milford.

Obituaries: Stevie “Cornbread” Jenkins, Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, Cornelia Linnenkohl Milford.

Mr. Chalmus Chester McMichen, age 89, of Rome, passed away on Monday morning, May 20, 2019, at a local healthcare facility.

Mr. McMichen was born in Rome, Georgia on July 6, 1929, son of the late Ray Vaughn McMichen and the late Lillian Beatrice Crowe McMichen.  He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Floree McMichen, his second wife, Norene Hubbard McMichen, his third wife, Nona McGinnis McMichen, and by a brother, Lowe Ellis McMichen.  Mr. McMichen retired from the U. S. Navy, serving during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

After his career in the Navy, he worked for the Fairbanks Company, Rome City Schools and he taught heating, air and refrigeration at Coosa Valley Tech.  He was a member of North Broad Baptist Church and the Oostanaula Lodge #113 F&AM.

Survivors include a stepgrandson, Douglas Ray, South Carolina; a nephew, Rickey McMichen, Rome; a niece, Janice McMichen Smith, Lindale.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Bert Brooks officiating.  Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the American Legion Post #5 presenting military honors and the Oostanaula Lodge #113 F&AM presenting masonic rites.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from 12:30 until 1:45 p.m.


Stevie “Cornbread” Jenkins, age 40, of Shannon passed away Friday May 17, 2019.

Stevie was born on April 12, 1979 to Steven Gregory Jenkins and Darlene Hunt Jenkins.

Survivors include sons: Joseph Jenkins, Timmy Jenkins and Ray Jenkins; parents: Steven and Darlene Jenkins; sisters: Julie Jenkins, Christy Danford, and Robin Danford; nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, with Rev. William Ford officiating. Interment will follow in Scott Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


Cornelia Linnenkohl Milford was born on October 11, 1926 and passed away on May 19, 2019. Daniel’s Funeral Home.

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