Obituaries: Shirley Bell Allred, Suzanne Edmondson Field, Ms. Annie Freeman, Max Wysong.

Obituaries: Shirley Bell Allred, Suzanne Edmondson Field, Ms. Annie Freeman, Max Wysong.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.


Shirley Bell Allred, age 80, of Rome GA, passed away Thursday March 26, 2021, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Allred was born in Rome GA on August 6, 1940, daughter of the late Loyce W. and Doris Johnson Bell. Mrs. Allred retired from GE later to be Coosa Valley Credit Union after 28 years. She always enjoyed talking with her members. Mrs. Allred loved spending time with her family, children, and grandchildren with whom she loved to enjoy vacations and day trips. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.
Mrs. Allred is survived by her husband of 58 years: Jim Allred; her daughter Kim Richardson, son-in-law Jeff Richardson; son: Jimmy Allred and daughter in law: Sherry Allred; and daughter: Sherri Munns; grandchildren: Josh and Jake Richardson, Abby Cummings, Sawyer Munns, Morgan Munns, Kelsey Allred, and Kylee Allred; sister: Peggy Hanson; brothers: Wesley Bell, Jr. and Bobby Bell; sister in law: Janice Roberts.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday April 1, 2021 at Fellowship Baptist Church, with Rev. David Thornton, and Rev. Brady Fortenberry officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until service hour on Thursday at Fellowship Baptist Church, 314 Burnett Ferry Road Rome GA. 30165.
Parnick Jennings Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements

Ms. Annie Freeman of Cartersville, GA passed on March 28, 2021. Arrangements are incomplete. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

Suzanne Edmondson Field passed away peacefully at Floyd Medical Center on Sunday, March 28, 2021, surrounded by her family.

She was born February 10, 1932 in Atlanta, GA. Suzanne was the daughter of the late Lucille and Loy Lee Edmondson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerre James Field also of Rome, GA and her sister, Elizabeth Green of Conyers, GA. Suzanne graduated from Mercer University, was a member of the Psi Gamma chapter of the Chi Omega fraternity and received a degree in Early Childhood Education, leading her to teach for several years at the Floyd County Public School system before leaving to raise her family.

While attending Mercer, she met her husband and they enjoyed 53 years of marriage together. She was a lifelong Baptist and had been a member Garden Lakes Baptist Church since 1957. Suzanne held a passion for flowers and chose to share her talents by organizing floral arrangements for many weddings throughout the 1980s. In addition, she was an avid member of the Lavender View Garden Club and was influential in many beautification projects around Rome and throughout Floyd County. Her love for flowers led to numerous awards and citations within the Garden Clubs of Georgia and the Southeast Region of the United States. She was a master Flower Show Judge of the State of Georgia and she received the Live Oak Award from the Rome Federated Garden Club Inc. in 1993 for her many years of outstanding service.

Suzanne also pursued the decorative art of fine china painting. This led to a membership in the Leona Clement chapter of the Rome Porcelain Art Guild where she received numerous awards for her creations.

She is survived by her three children, Lee Field of Rome, GA, Kim Hall of Kennesaw, GA, and Jerre (Michael) Barnes of Marietta, GA, as well as her two grandchildren, Braden Barnes of Smyrna, GA and Katie-Anne Barnes of Marietta, GA. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM at Garden Lakes Baptist Church in Rome, GA. Funeral services will follow afterward at 3:00 PM. Her nephews that will serve as pallbearers are David Green, Ronnie Green, Scott Green, Austin Green, Andy Green and Eli Green. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Garden Lakes Baptist Church of Rome, GA.

Daniel’s Funeral Home.

Max Wysong was born on December 9, 1946 and passed away on March 27, 2021. Daniel’s Funeral Home.


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