Obituaries: Mr. Derrick Darrell Dorsey, Mr. Clayton Melvin “Andy” Moore, Mrs. Mary Lou Lynch Neal.

Obituaries: Mr. Derrick Darrell Dorsey, Mr. Clayton Melvin “Andy” Moore, Mrs. Mary Lou Lynch Neal.

Mr. Clayton Melvin “Andy” Moore, age 84, of Lindale, GA, passed away Wednesday evening, July 31, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mr. Moore was born in Bartow County, GA on November 6, 1934, son of the late Hugh Edward “Brooks” Moore and the late Mittie Jones Moore. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Gene and Jerry Moore. Mr. Moore was a veteran of the United States Army. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Greenwood’s Lindale Manufacturing Company following over 43 years at the Lindale Mill. He was a member of the Quarter Century Club. Mr. Moore attended Park Avenue Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Syble Tibbetts Moore, to whom he was married on December 29, 2000; a brother, Howard Albert Moore, Taylorsville, GA; a sister-in-law, Ann Moore, Taylorsville, GA; 3 good friends, Bud Fields, Kingston, David Smith, Lindale, and Ricky Turner, Lindale; nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at 4 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Rev. Earl Fowlkes will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Sunday from 2 until 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Park Avenue Baptist Church, 531 Park Avenue, Lindale, GA 30147.


Mr. Derrick Darrell Dorsey, age 36, of Rome transitioned July 30, 2019. Service for Mr. Dorsey will be Monday, August 5, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Lovejoy Baptist Church in Rome, Ga. Mr. Dorsey will lie in state from noon Monday, August 5, 2019 until the funeral hour. Interment will follow the service at Eastview Cemetery (Rome). F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mary Lou Lynch Neal, age 87, of Rome, GA, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at a local healthcare facility.

Mrs. Neal was born in Rome, GA on June 5, 1932, daughter of the late William Lynch and the late Jewel Walraven Lynch.  She was a graduate of Armuchee Highs School, class of 1949.  Mary married her sweetheart, Ben Neal, on November 25, 1950.  Prior to retirement, she was associated with Fox Manufacturing and Rome News Tribune.  Mary was a member of Everett Spring Baptist Church and attended Sherwood Baptist Church for many years.  She was lovingly remembered as a soft-spoken southern lady.  In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Barton, and by a daughter, Brenda Ann Neal.

Survivors include her husband, Ben Neal, Rome; nephew, Eddie Barton, Cartersville; three sisters-in law, Dorothy Carden, Adairsville, Mary Spector, Calhoun, and Shelby Davis (James), Rome; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside and interment services will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. in East View Cemetery with Dr. David Howard officiating.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel.

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