Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Daniel Avis “Dan” Fricks, Bobby George Sr., Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, Mother Margie Pinson.

Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Daniel Avis “Dan” Fricks, Bobby George Sr., Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, Mother Margie Pinson.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

 

Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, age 94, of Cave Spring, GA, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Grindstaff was born in Rock Run, AL on December 11, 1926, daughter of the late Howard White and Katie Arrington Harrison.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Grindstaff, by a son, Robert Terry Grindstaff, by a sister, Annie Belle Couch, by a brother, Comer White, and by a special aunt, Jewel Tuck.  Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Grindstaff was employed with Fox Manufacturing Co. here in Rome for many years.  She was a member of Liberty View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth Grindstaff (Imogene), Cave Spring; 2 granddaughters, Lisa Jarrett (Greg), Spring Garden, AL, and Julie Petty (Wade), Cave Spring; 5 great grandchildren, Chloe Jennings, Denver Jarrett, Maggie Jarrett, Kenneth Petty, and Elijah Petty; a great-great grandson, Sawyer Jennings; her special friend and caregiver, Kelli Smith; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Lamar Beason and the Rev. Greg Robinson officiating.  Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery in Cave Spring.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Tuesday from 12 noon until 1:45pm.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Pallbearers are requested to assemble at  1:30pm and include:  Greg Jarrett, Wade Petty, Denver Jarrett, Kenneth Petty, Eli Petty, Jackie Jacobs, Don Jacobs, Davis Wise, and Brian Wise.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty View Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Jackie Jacobs, 207 Ken Street, Adairsville, GA 30103.


Ivy Joe Allen, age 65, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021  following an extended illness.

Homegoing services will be announced at a later date. Wright Memorial Mortuary.


 

Mr. Daniel Avis “Dan” Fricks, age 51, of Rome, GA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Dan was born in Rome, GA on January 14, 1970, the son of Wanda Ensley Fricks and the late George Alfred Fricks.  He was employed with The HON Company in Cedartown.  He attended and had many family ties at Bible Baptist Church.  Dan loved his family and told them all the time how proud he was of them.  He loved his job and most of all he loved his car and his grandbabies.

He is survived by his daughters, Amanda Fricks (David Davis) and Ciera Montgomery (Jesse); his grandchildren, Gunner Canada, Trace Davis, Haley Davis, Kanyon Montgomery and Mavin Montgomery; his mother, Wanda Fricks; his sisters, Suzette Caylor and Veronica Fricks; his brother, Al Fricks; several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with Pastor Greg Montgomery officiating.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel,  on Thursday from 11:00 am until the service hour.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed.


Former Cave Spring Mayor Bobby George Sr. died Saturday evening in a Rome hospital following an illness of a few months. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. John House’s Cave Spring Chapel.


Mother Margie Pinson, age 80, of Rome transitioned from Labor to Reward on February 21, 2021. Details for Mother Pinson’s Celebration Of Life is forthcoming. In your prayer time, please include the Pinson Family.

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

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