Obituaries: Mr. Randall “Randy” Chambers, Ms. Kathy D. Mathis, Mr. Clarence Willis “Chubby” White, Coach Gary York

Obituaries: Mr. Randall “Randy” Chambers, Ms. Kathy D. Mathis, Mr. Clarence Willis “Chubby” White, Coach Gary York

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

Mr. Randall “Randy” Chambers, age 61, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021, in a local hospital.

Mr. Chambers was born in Floyd County, GA on July 29, 1959, son of the late George Franklin Chambers and the late Katherine Floyd Chambers. He attended Model High School in Shannon. Prior to his becoming disabled, he was employed with Marglen Industries for several years. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, the former Sherryl Milstead, to whom he was married on September 20, 1996; 2 sons, Randall O. Chambers, Rome, and Cody Crawley, Camp Lejeune, NC; a sister, Susan Rogers, Alabama; a brother, George Rodney Chambers (Linda), Rome; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Donald Lester officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday from 12 noon until the service hour. Social distancing guidelines will be followed.

Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Monday at 1:30pm and include: Randall Chambers, Cody Crawley, George Chambers, Thomas Lester, Dallas Graham, and Jeff Ratliff.

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


Ms. Kathy D. Mathis, age 67, of Aragon transitioned April 12, 2021. Service for Ms. Kathy D. Mathis will be Tuesday 20, 2021 at 2 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. Please keep the family lifted in prayer.

Public viewing will be Monday, April 19, 2021 from 12 noon until 6 pm and Tuesday, April 20, 2021 from 10 am until the funeral hour. MASK REQUIRED

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


Mr. Clarence Willis “Chubby” White, age 72, of Rome, GA, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021, at a local hospital.

Mr. White was born in Rome, GA on October 23, 1948, the son of the late Clarence Lee White and the late Bertie Ruth Wilson White.  He served his country in the United States Army.  He worked as a truck driver, logger, and diesel mechanic.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeffrey Jordan.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jane White; his daughter, Mary Lou White of Rome; his stepdaughter, Stacey Leintz (Danny) of Grand Junction, CO; his stepson, Jamie Couey (Vickie) of Cedar Bluff, AL; his grandchildren, Robert Jordan (Mary) and Johnny Ray Thomason, all of Rome, and Amber, Dylan and William Leintz, all of Grand Junction, CO; his great grandsons, Donovahn, Aidyn, and Tristan Jordan of Rome, Tailor Jordan of Resaca, and Landon Ray Thomason of Rome; his sisters, June Ann Fuller (Pete) of Panama City, FL and Ruby Faye White of Rockmart, GA; his brothers, Larry Joe Wilson (Martha) of Monticello, GA, John Holt Brown of Rockmart, GA, and Lewis Ray Brown (Janice) of Rockmart, GA; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:00am in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Brooks officiating.  Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard presenting military honors.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel on Monday, April 19, 2021 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.


Coach Gary York, age 76, of Rome, GA, passed away peacefully at his residence Friday, April 16, 2021.

A Celebration of Life for Coach Gary will be planned in the near future.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Model High School Baseball in honor of Coach Gary York.

Salmon Funeral Home.

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