Obituaries: Mr. Lewis Hamilton Cornett, Mrs. Janis Bagley Mull Bettie Lee White, Vernon Sylvester Womack.

Obituaries: Mr. Lewis Hamilton Cornett, Mrs. Janis Bagley Mull Bettie Lee White, Vernon Sylvester Womack.

Myrtle Hill in Rome.

Mr. Lewis Hamilton Cornett, age 86, of Rome passed away Sunday October 17, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Cornett was born January 14, 1935, in Kingston, Ga. a son of the late William “Buddy” Cornett and Annie Mae Kerce Cornett. He was a member of Calhoun Avenue Baptist Church. Mr. Cornett was in the plumbing business for 40 years, and worked at super markets, Georgia Kraft, Ala. Kraft and Oaknoll Funeral Home for 3 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby Cornett, sons, Derek (Tamara) Cornett, Lamont (Rhonda) Cornett, sisters, Phyllias Bridges, Martha Gibson, Joan Oliver; brother: Max Cornett grandchildren, Kaley Cornett Sorrow, Kyle Cornett, Kaden Cornett; 3 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 Am until 10:30 AM on Thursday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home,  and a private graveside service will follow, with Rev. Barry McCullough officiating.


Mrs. Janis Bagley Mull of Rome, GA. passed away October 15th 2021 at her residence in Silver Creek, GA.

Jan was born April 21st 1948, daughter of the late James Darwin Bagley and the late Mildred “Billy” Wallace Bagley. She was a graduate of East Rome High School where she met and married her soulmate Ronnie Lee Mull. Jan loved Georgia “Bull Dawgs” football, the Rome Symphony Orchestra, gardening and spending time with family and friends at their vacation home in Laguna Beach Florida.

Jan was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Ronnie Lee Mull, her beloved son Jason Lee Mull and her sister Chalice “Debra” Bagley Hammond of Charleston SC.

Jan is survived by her daughter Jessica Ashley Mull of Rome, GA, her grandson Jaedon Lee “Vegas” Harmon of Silver Creek Ga. and her granddaughter Dariana Cara Mull of Chattanooga, TN. She is also survived by her beloved brother Darwin “Blanton” Bagley (Donna) of Silver Creek, GA. and her sister Charlotte “Chi Chi” Bagley of Lexington SC.

Jan was very close to her nephews, nieces, and two wonderful friends William “Billy” McCollum of Summerville, GA. and her dear friend Beth Foglia Green of Atlanta, GA.

Per Jan’s wishes she will be cremated and a small celebration of life will take place at a later date at the family farm on Horseleg Springs Road. In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to Cancer Navigators of Rome GA.

Daniel’s Funeral Home.


Vernon Sylvester Womack, age 88, of Cedar Bluff, passed away Saturday October 16, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Womack was born October 23, 1932, in Canton, Ga. a son of the Thad Womack and Minnie Lee Adams. He was a member of Cedar Bluff First Baptist Church, Coosa Lodge #622 F&AM; Mr. Womack was retired from State of Georgia DOT, and veteran of the United State Army.

Survivors include his wife, Joy Mills Womack, son Dean (Maureen) Womack, daughter, Cindy Womack, grandchildren, Michael Womack, Taylor Womack, Gordon Womack, and 3 living brothers, several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. (CST) Thursday October 21, 2021 at Cedar Bluff First Baptist Church, with Rev. Mark Cosby, officiating.

Please follow the CDC guide lines and the family request that those attending please wear mask.

Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home.


 Mrs. Bettie Lee White, age 90, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

Bettie was born in Gordon County, Georgia on August 28, 1931, daughter of the late Miller Sylvester Amos and the late Mammie Velma Reece Amos. Bettie was a homemaker and she graduated from Armuchee High School with the class of 1948.  She was a member of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church. Bettie was a devoted wife, mother, and daughter, and she loved her family and friends.  She will be missed by all.

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Billy White; daughters, Lisa Holley (Ricky), and Linda Atkins (Logan); three grandchildren, Seth Holley (Maggie), Drake Holley, and Shannon Dodd (Gregory); four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Bettie will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, with the Pastor Mac McCurry and Pastor Clyde Hampton officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel. At other times the family may be contacted at their residences.

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