Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, age 74, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday November 17, 2020 at her residence.

Mrs. Little was born April 26, 1946, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Frank Morrison, and Bessie Barton Morrison. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Christy Denise Little, grandson, Tony Hicks, Jr. sisters, Mattie Mae Canada, and Juanita Tanner.

Survivors include her husband, Rev. Alfred Little, son, Tony ( Jessica) Little, daughters, Cindy (Charles) Champion, Monica (Thomas) Bowman, 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday November 21, 2020 at Southside Baptist Church, with Rev. Bobby Garner, Rev. Donald Lindsey, and Rev. Charles Champion, officiating. Interment will follow in Rome Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday November 20, 2020 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


Mr. James Stamper, age 70 of Aragon, GA transitioned on Thursday, November 18, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.


Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, age 89, of Rome, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020, in a local hospital.

A native of Rome and Floyd County, Mr. Johnston was born on August 15, 1931, son of the late Elbert Hamilton Johnston and Avis Geneva Parker Johnston. He was a graduate of Rome High School and a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Korean War. Mr. Johnston retired from General Electric Corporation of Rome. He was one of the founding members of Transfiguration Episcopal Church of Rome. Mr. Johnston loved reading and was a well-known patron at the Rome-Floyd Sara Hightower Library. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Myrna Jean Johnston.

Mr. Johnston is survived by his wife, Louise Gardner Johnston, whom he married in 1955; two daughters, Leslie Johnston and Karin Johnston. His yorkie, Bella, also survives.

Mr. Johnston has been cremated and a private memorial service will be planned at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to Rome-Floyd Sara Hightower Library, 205 Riverside Parkway, Rome, GA, 30161 or to PAWS, 99 North Avenue, Rome, GA, 30161.

Salmon Funeral Home.

Share Button

Sorry, comments are closed for this post.