Obituaries: Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Richard Hal Stieglitz, Mr. Samuel Edward “Ed” Wooten

Obituaries: Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Richard Hal Stieglitz, Mr. Samuel Edward “Ed” Wooten

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

Richard Hal Stieglitz passed away at his home on October 9, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 13, 1933 in Cordele, Georgia, the only child of Paul Bernard Stieglitz and Annie Laurie Dupree Stieglitz. He grew up in Atlanta but spent his boyhood summers in Cordele on his Uncle George’s farm with his cousins who were like brothers and sisters. He was a high school athlete playing football, track, and basketball. After graduating O’Keefe High School, he joined the Air Force. He married Patricia Gail Odom on June 24, 1955. At the time of their marriage, he was a firefighter for the Atlanta Fire Department and later worked for the Life of Georgia Insurance Company. He and Gail were members of First Baptist Church of Chattahoochee in the Bolton community where they started their family until moving to Dallas, GA to his beloved farm. He spent thirty years as a salesman in the farm equipment industry, retiring from Kuhn Manufacturing in 2005.

Richard enjoyed hunting, fly-fishing, camping, cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs, and working on his own farm. He passed on his love of nature and the outdoors to his children and grandchildren. He also enjoyed music attending many concerts and theater productions after moving to Rome. GA seven years ago. At 80 years of age, he learned to play the dulcimer and then the banjo. He was a member of Georgia Mountain Music and rarely missed an opportunity to attend and participate. He was an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rome, GA.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Gail, two daughters, Melody Shipp Boggs, Misty (Chip) Boling, six grandchildren, Jenifer (Bryan) Ahrens, Rome, GA, Zachary (Dominique) Boggs, Decatur, GA, Thayer Boling, Basalt, CO, Maggie Boling, Charleston, SC, Abigail Boling, St. Simons Island, GA, Elizabeth Anne Boling, Charleston, SC and three great grandchildren.

There will be a private graveside service at Kennesaw Memorial Park on Whitlock Ave in Marietta, GA on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Contributions may be made in his honor to Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rome GA.

Daniel’s Funeral Home.


Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, age 53, of Rome, Ga. transitioned October 8, 2020. A private Memorial will be held at a later date.

Please keep the Natividad Family lifted up in prayer.

Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.


Mr. Samuel Edward “Ed” Wooten, age 78, of Silver Creek, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Wooten was born in Jackson County, Alabama on August 7, 1942, son of the late Rev. Sam L. Wooten and the late Delora Phillips Wooten.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wooten, by a niece, Connie Wooten, by his mother-in-law, Ruth Winters, by his father-in-law, Ernest Winters, and by two brothers-in-law, Gene Winters and Jack Ingram.  Mr. Wooten was a member of Calhoun Avenue Baptist Church.  He loved going to church, deer hunting and spending time with his family.  Prior to retirement, Mr. Wooten was a self-employed painter for 60 years.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Winters Wooten, to whom he was married on June 17, 1966; three children, Christopher Kane Wooten (Kim), Silver Creek, Vonda DeAnn Wooten, Calhoun, and Samuel Deon Wooten (Kayla), Silver Creek; seven grandchildren, Avery, Kelsey, Carson, Kensly & Sam Wooten and Kaylee & Piper Phillips; two sisters, Sue Ingram, Rome, and Judy Hall (Tommy), Rome; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 11am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Barry McCullough and the Rev. Barry Snapp officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Clinton Green officiating.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Tuesday from 6 until 8pm.  Social distancing will be followed, and masks are requested at both the visitation and funeral service.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Wednesday at 10:30am and include: Chad Winters, Jeff Winters, Scott Hall, Derek Hall, Paul Smith, and Johnny Scoggins.

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

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