Obituaries: Mr. Ronnie Neal Abrams, Barbara Butler Cape, Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, Jamie Lee Harbin, Sara Jackson, Dorothy Evelyn Story.

Obituaries: Mr. Ronnie Neal Abrams, Barbara Butler Cape, Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, Jamie Lee Harbin, Sara Jackson, Dorothy Evelyn Story.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

 

Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, age 60, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. Cooper was born in Cedartown, GA on May 11, 1960, daughter of the late Herman and Sara Clark Brown.   She was a 1978 graduate of Cedartown High School and she graduated from Jacksonville State University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Social Work.   Mrs. Cooper served families for 31 years while employed by the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services.   She worked in Augusta, Gainesville and Rome where she retired in 2014 as Director of the Floyd County office.

Mrs. Cooper served on the Rome/Floyd Commission on Children and Youth and she served on the Board of Directors of the Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers in Cedartown.  Mrs. Cooper was a member of First Baptist Church of Rome.

She is survived by her loving husband, Dr. Gayland Cooper; a sister, Laura Brown Kelley (Doyle), Cedartown; and several nieces and nephews.

In accordance with her wishes, Mrs. Cooper was cremated and her remains will be interred in Greenwood Cemetery in Cedartown.   All services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Ruth and Naomi House, P.M.B. 391, 3 Central Plaza, Rome, GA  30161.

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


Barbara Butler Cape, age 88, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at a local hospital.

Ms. Cape was born in Floyd County, Georgia on August 3, 1932, the daughter of the late Carl Dewitt Butler and the late Eva Mae Trapp Butler. She graduated from Rome Girl’s High School and was a member of the High School Marching Band. She was a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Shannon. She worked and retired as an executive secretary from Atlanta Gas Light after 41 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Joyce Butler Johnston, her brother-in-law, Bob Johnston, her nephews, Bobby Johnston, David Johnston and Danny Johnston, and her niece, Angela K. Johnston.

She is survived by her sister, Bonnie Butler; her great nieces, Kimberly Smith (Tommy), Kristy Johnston Tuck and Vicky Johnston; her great nephew, Robby Johnston; her great-great nieces, Lauren Phelps and Rosalie Crowe; and her great-great-great nephew, Grayson Phelps.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 2:00 pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Micah Messer officiating. Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are requested.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, form 1:00 pm until the service time.  Social distancing measures will be followed, and masks are requested.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Wednesday at 1:30pm and include: Tommy Smith, Doyle Cape, Bill Wooten, Robby Johnston and Tim Dudley.

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


Mr. Ronnie Neal Abrams, age 66, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Abrams was born in Rome, GA on November 11, 1954, son of Ms. Jeanette Miller Abrams.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Lamar Abrams, and by his maternal grandmother, Martha Pearl Jones.  Before retirement, Mr. Abrams was wire drawer at Bekaert Steel Wire Corporation.  He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his mother, Jeanette Miller Abrams, Rome; 2 brothers, Bobby Abrams (Robbie), Silver Creek, and Jackie Abrams (Deborah), Silver Creek; nieces and nephews.

A graveside service for Mr. Abrams will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens, with his brother, Bobby Abrams, officiating.

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


Sara Jackson, age 47 of Rome, Georgia passed away on November 15, 2020.

Services are incomplete at this time but will be announced at a later date.

Wright Memorial Mortuary.


Jamie Lee Harbin, age 57, of Rome passed away Saturday November 14, 2020 in a local hospital.
Jamie was born May 18, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan, a son of the late Jim Harbin, Sr. and Mamie Fisher Harbin Poteet. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Jamie was preceded in death by his siblings, Jim Harbin, Jr. Jennie Harbin, and Jackie Harbin.
Survivors include siblings, Jeannie Gabon, Joey (Jan) Harbin, Jeff Harbin, Jerrie (Patricia) Harbin, Jay (Marie) Harbin, Lydia (Wayne) Harbin, several nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Wednesday November 18, 2020 at East View Cemetery, with Rev. Mark Smith, officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.
Due to Covid-19 the family request that very one attending the visitation and graveside service please wear a mask and observe social distancing.
Pallbearer include the following gentlemen and are ask to meet at the funeral home by 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, Jesse Dobbs, Randy Dobbs, Andrew Johnson, and Wayne Kraska.

 


Dorothy Evelyn Story passed away on November 16, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home.


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