Obituaries: Barbara Ann Davis, Mrs. Judy Ann Malone Fuqua, Larry E. Ingram Sr., Stephen Daniel “Steve” Womack.

Obituaries: Barbara Ann Davis, Mrs. Judy Ann Malone Fuqua, Larry E. Ingram Sr., Stephen Daniel “Steve” Womack.

Stephen Daniel “Steve” Womack, age 56, of Rome, GA, passed away Monday, July 29, 2019.

A native of Rome and Floyd County, Steve was born January 25, 1963, a son of Carolyn Joann Morgan and Hubert Womack.  He was a self-employed carpenter who loved hunting, fishing and camping.  Steve was an excellent cook and gardener, and also loved motorcycles.

Steve is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Heather and Sam Chunara, Briana and Cody Hall and Shirley Womack; seven grandsons; Mother, Carolyn Morgan Rogers; Father, Hubert Womack; sister, Carol Dutton; brothers, Dewayne Womack and Chris Womack.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Gathering of Friends and Family will be Friday evening, August 2, 2019, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Salmon Funeral Home.

In keeping with Steve’s wishes, he will be cremated.


Barbara Ann Davis, age 89, of Rome Georgia, passed away at Riverwood Assisted Living on July 29, 2019.

Mrs. Davis was born on January 18, 1930, daughter of the late Vandiver Lewis Reid and the late Margaret Coalson Reid.  She was preceded in death by an infant son, Christopher Lewis Davis, and by her husband of 63 years, Marvin Eugene Davis, whom she married February 23, 1947.  A sister, Frances Reid Cochran, also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Davis grew up in Rome, Georgia, leaving the area in 1953 to follow her U.S. Marine Corps husband for 15 years residing in several states and Morocco, Africa, where she was active in locating new churches for her family. She was active in many phases of Baptist church work with a decided interest in Missions and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.  She was active in Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts.  She retired from Floyd Superior Court in 1994 after 26 years of service.  In 1974 she was awarded the Liberty Bell Award for helpfulness to young attorneys in the Rome Judicial Circuit.

Mrs. Davis is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and John Richard of Rome, two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Karin Davis of Bartlette, TN, and Steven and Cissy Davis of Rome;  seven grandchildren, Michelle Shanahan, Joshua (Danielle) Swinford, Elizabeth (Josh) Winters, Jonathan (Tonya) Swinford, Jason Swinford, Jenny Swinford, Michael Davis and Maggie (Seth) Holly; ten great-grandchildren. The joy of her life was to see her children and grandchildren come to know Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.  A host of  nieces and nephews, along with special friends, Martha Davis and Lisa Hayes, also survives.

A celebration of Life For Mrs. Davis will be held on Thursday morning, August 1, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Salmon Funeral Home with Dr. Dale Levan officiating.  Mrs. Davis will be buried along with her husband at a later date in the family lot of East View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request’s memorial contributions be made to Fellowship Baptist Church Legacy of Faith, 314 Burnett Ferry Road, Rome, GA 30165.


Larry E. Ingram Sr., 73, was called to his heavenly home on July 28, 2019, at a local hospital.

Mr. Ingram was born on March 27, 1946 in Rome, Georgia, to the late John Taylor Ingram and the late Beulah Beatrice Sisson Ingram. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sisters Wanda S Boyd and Annie Lee Ingram Sanford. He was of the Baptist faith.

He grew up in Rome and graduated from Pepperell High School with the class of 1964.

He joined the U S Navy in 1965, and served four years in communications and cryptography. He served a one year tour in the combat zone aboard the USS Annapolis in the communications division. He also served one year aboard the USS Hunley as a cryptographer.

He received the Vietnam Service metal and the Vietnam Combat metal.

He worked at General Motors in Atlanta for 21 years then transferred to the Spring Hill, Tennessee division where he retired with 30 years of service in 2000.

He attended Floyd Junior College and Georgia State University and received his degree in Computer Science from South University.

He was a current and longtime member of Cherokee Masonic Lodge # 66, Past Patron of Etowah Chapter # 30 Order of the Eastern Star, and a charter member of the Seven Hills Order of the Amaranth.

He is survived by his son, Larry E Ingram Jr. Lindale, his daughter, Allison B Gentry, Lindale, two grandsons, Travis A Ingram (Samantha) of Mt Pleasant, TN and Aiden B Gentry, Lindale. Two sisters, Charlene K Hyde. Lindale, and Linda T Blair (Wayne Sr), Silver Creek, brother in law Jerry Boyd, several nieces and nephews, and cousins.

Funeral service will be held at Daniel’s Funeral Home on August 1 at 2 p.m. with Rev David Pilgrim officiating and the Rev Rodney Willingham conducting the graveside services on Monday August 5th at 11 am. The family will receive friends on July 31 from 6 pm until 8 p.m. In accordance to his wishes Mr. Ingram will be cremated. Burial will be at Floyd Memory Gardens with military and Masonic rites.

Flowers will be accepted but Mr. Ingram requested that you do a kind deed for a loved one, friend or even a stranger.


Mrs. Judy Ann Malone Fuqua, age 59, of Rome, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

Mrs. Fuqua was born in Rome, GA February 22, 1960. She was the daughter of the late Myril Holloway Malone and William Morgan Malone, Sr. She was a graduate of West Rome High School. Mrs. Fuqua was a registered nurse, graduating from Georgia Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1982. She was a nurse at Georgia Baptist Hospital and Floyd Medical Center as a medical surgical nurse for many years.

She is survived by her loving husband Brandon Shane Fuqua; brothers, William Malone Jr., of Rome, Ray (Judy lynn) Malone of Cartersville; sisters, Nancy (Dan) Yearout of Ringgold, and Pat (Steve) Mullen of Rome. Also surviving are nieces and nephews Leah Malone, Niki Malone, Emily Plumley, Stephen Mullen, Lindsay Mullen; great nieces, Savanah and Kennedy Plumley and mother-in-law, Anise Logan.

The family will receive friends at the residence of 306 Pheasant Run S.E. Rome, GA. 30161, on Saturday, August 3, 2019, from noon until 2 p.m. The family would also like to thank Heyman Hospice for their loving and wonderful care. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully request memorial contributions to be made to The ALS Association – 1275 K Street NW – Suite 250 – Washington, DC 20005.

Daniel’s Funeral Home.

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