Obituaries: Philip Nichols Camp, Mrs. Glenda Sue Nelson, Mr. Ronald “Terry” Wade Sr.

Obituaries: Philip Nichols Camp, Mrs. Glenda Sue Nelson, Mr. Ronald “Terry” Wade Sr.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.


Mrs. Glenda Sue Nelson, age 80, of Rome, passed away on September 11, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. Nelson was born in Rome, GA on June 8, 1940, daughter of the late George Walter Spriggs and the late Ida Mae Clonts Spriggs. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Dean Nelson, Sr., and by 4 siblings, Billy Spriggs, Bertha Whitfield, Betty Thomas and Dorothy Green. Before her retirement, Mrs. Nelson was the carousel operator at Mount Berry Square Mall. She was a member of Wesley Chapel.

Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda Chamblee, Odinville, AL; a son, Jimmy Nelson, Jr. (Melinda), Rome; one grandson, Justin Nelson, Rome; a brother, Bobby Spriggs (Barbara), Rome; a sister Charlotte Spriggs, Rome; several nieces and nephews also survive.

A graveside service for Mrs. Nelson will be held at 10am on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with Rodney Willingham officiating. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of funeral arrangements.

Philip Nichols Camp finished his final race on September 10, 2020. He was born August 3, 1957 in Rome, Ga. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Robert McKee Camp and Juanita Nichols Camp, and his granddaughter, Gabriella Ann “Ella” Camp. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

He attended West Rome High School, and raced motocross and drag bikes for a number of years which gave him his nickname of “Fast Phil.” Before he was disabled, he worked for many years at Brownlow Trucking as a welder. People were always asking him to work on or diagnose their motorcycle problems. One things about it, if it had two wheels, Phil could ride it, many times on the back wheel.

He is survived by his former wife and constant companion, Michelle Alexander Camp, two sons, Ryan (Kayce) Camp, Jonathan (Kayla) Camp, and a daughter, Hailie (Austin) Payne. He is also survived by his pride and joy grandsons, Collin Camp, Mason Camp, and Axel Payne.

He will be remembered for many things but one of his most proud accomplishments is getting sober. The family wishes to thank the staff at Graces House Two and Pruitt Hospice for his excellent care. Phil also knew he wouldn’t be able to vote in November, so he wanted everyone to vote Trump 2020.

A visitation and memorial service will be held at 2561 Shorter Ave. Rome, Ga on Tuesday September 15 from 4pm til 630. All friends and family are invited to share your memories.

Parnick Jennings Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

Mr. Ronald “Terry” Wade Sr., age 68, of Cedar Bluff, AL, passed away on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in an Atlanta Hospital following an extended illness.

Mr. Wade was born in Floyd County, on July 23, 1952, son of the late Robert Lee Wade and the late Beatrice Howell Wade. He was a graduate of West Rome High School in the class of 1971 and was of the Baptist faith. Prior to his retirement he was employed as a machine operator with the Dayton Steel Company.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Holloway Wade to whom he was married on March 12, 2009; 2 sons, Lee Wade (Crystal), and Ronald Wade, Jr. (Paige) both of Silver Creek; a step-daughter, Rachel Knight, Fernandina Beach, Fl; 10 grandchildren, Hannah Allen (Tucker), Calhoun, Brice Wade, Grant Wade, Will York, Lauren York, Holden Wade, Mary-Kate Wade, Landen Bursee, Aiden Bursee, all of Silver Creek and Jaxson Tompkins, Fernandina Beach, FL; 1 great-grandchild Beckett Allen; a sister, Diane Wade Whaley (Mike), Texas; several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Mr. Wade’s wishes he will be cremated and a Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home makes this announcement for the family.

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