Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, Mr. Devonta C. McClain.

Obituaries: Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, Mr. Devonta C. McClain.

  Mr. Devonta C. McClain, age 32, of Jacksonville, Fla. (formerly of Rome) transitioned June 12, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, age 97, of Cedartown transitioned June11, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.   Read more

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Obituaries: Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham.

Obituaries: Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham.

Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham, age 90, of Rome passed away Wednesday June 9, 2021 at a local healthcare facility. Irene was born on November 19, 1930 in Rome GA., to the late George Dewey Wiseman and Lydia Adams Wiseman. Mrs. Gresham was a beloved school secretary at Johnson Elementary for over 30 years. Irene… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson.

Obituaries:  Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson.

 Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson, age 63, of Stone Mountain, formerly of Rome, passed away on June 7, 2021 Funeral services for Mr. Winston Jerome Johnson will be held on Saturday June 19, 2021 1:00 pm at Gregory B. Levette & Sons Funeral Home, 4347 Flat Shoals Pkwy, Decatur, Ga 30034. Public viewing will be… Read more

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Services set for Saturday for 8-year-old who died in a recent ATV accident; third area resident lost that way in just over two months.

Services set for Saturday for 8-year-old who died in a recent ATV accident; third area resident lost that way in just over two months.

  An 8-year-old North Floyd boy will be remembered Saturday in memorial services scheduled for West Rome Baptist Church. Daniel Joseph Burnham Jr. died in an ATV accident on June 3, according to the Floyd County Coroner’s Office. The death was listed as accidental. In his obituary (below), Daniel’s family says he died “doing something… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Andrew G. ‘Critter’ Edmondson, Mrs. Janette Hood Edwards, Harry James Taft Jr.

Obituaries:  Mr. Andrew G. ‘Critter’ Edmondson, Mrs. Janette Hood Edwards, Harry James Taft Jr.

 Mr. Andrew “Andy” G. Edmondson, age 63, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, surrounded by his family and friends. Andy was born in Rome, Georgia on January 1, 1958, son of the late Horace “Ed” Edmondson and is survived by his mother, Gladys Douglas Edmondson.  Andy will be remembered for his… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

Obituaries: Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

  Mr. Ronny David Boone, age 56, of Rome transitioned June 5, 2021. Viewing for Mr. Ronny David Boone will be Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 10 am until 5 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Curtis L. Sellers, age 66, of Rome transitioned. Memorial Service for Mr. Sellers will be Saturday, June… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore,  Mrs. Shannon Lane Mull.

Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore,  Mrs. Shannon Lane Mull.

  Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore, age 76, of Silver Creek, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Gore was born in Rome, Georgia on January 21, 1945, daughter of the late Clarence Shores and the late Susie Boswell Shores.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52… Read more

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Obituaries: Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., Mr. Clive Hamilton Baker, Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

Obituaries: Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., Mr. Clive Hamilton Baker, Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

  Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., 53, of Cave Spring, died Saturday afternoon, June 5, 2021, in a Rome hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Abbott was born July 27, 1967 in Rome, Georgia, son of Mrs. Lorene Hicks Abbott and the late William Thomas Abbott, Sr. Mr. Abbot was a veteran of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Donna Jane Ramsey, Mrs. Jimmie Lucille Perry.

Obituaries: Mrs. Donna Jane Ramsey, Mrs. Jimmie Lucille Perry.

  Ms. Donna Jane Ramsey, age 57, of Rome, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021, at a nursing home in Cedartown, GA. Ms. Ramsey was born in Anniston, AL, on September 17, 1963, daughter of the late Sherman Ramsey and the late Carolyn Burlee Ramsey. She was also preceded by the “love of her… Read more

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Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Samuel E Looney Jr.

Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Samuel E Looney Jr.

Harry Clements Christian passed away peacefully in his sleep June 1, 2021. He was born on August 6 1933, son of the late William Clements Christian and Zelma Packer Christian. Harry married Lidelle Andrews in 1956 and they had three children; Allison Christian Free of Lawrenceville, Georgia, William (Bill) Clements Christian of Marietta, Georgia, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Father and son Lee Roy and Gregory Keith Stanley pass away hours apart; services in Blue Ridge. Also: Mrs. Betty Lou Helton Kelley, Mr. Perry Wayne Mooney, Mrs. Terri Hastings Scott.

Obituaries: Father and son Lee Roy and Gregory Keith Stanley pass away hours apart; services in Blue Ridge. Also: Mrs. Betty Lou Helton Kelley, Mr. Perry Wayne Mooney, Mrs. Terri Hastings Scott.

    Lee Roy Stanley,  age 81, of Rome, GA, passed away Saturday evening, May 29, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Stanley was born in Cherry Log, GA, on January 9, 1940, son of the late John Warfield Stanley and Othello Mann Stanley. He had been a resident of Rome and Floyd County the greater… Read more

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Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Charlie James Creamer, Mr. Bobby Smith Spriggs.

Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Charlie James Creamer, Mr. Bobby Smith Spriggs.

  Mr. Charlie James Creamer, age 70, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on May 31, 2021. Serviced will be Friday, June 4, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. on the lawn of Wright Memorial Mortuary. Interment will follow in the Free Liberty Cemetery, Cunningham, Road. Rome, Georgia. A live video stream will be offered on our Facebook Page,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Martha Jo Harper Brewer, Mr. Charles James Creamer, Mr. Ricky David Gresham, Dr. Sydney Barton Kinne III, Mrs. Fannie Mae Bearden Owens,Marsha Haynie Sears, Mr. Donnie Lee Smith.

Obituaries: Mrs. Martha Jo Harper Brewer, Mr. Charles James Creamer, Mr. Ricky David Gresham, Dr. Sydney Barton Kinne III, Mrs. Fannie Mae Bearden Owens,Marsha Haynie Sears, Mr. Donnie Lee Smith.

Dr. Sydney Barton Kinne III, age 78, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021, at a local hospital. Sydney was born in Brunswick, Georgia on July 15, 1942, son of the late Sydney Barton Kinne, Jr. and the late Ellerie Edwards Kinne.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Georgia… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Mattie Mae Wheeler Terhune, Mrs. Dorothy Lee Tudor.

Obituaries: Ms. Mattie Mae Wheeler Terhune, Mrs. Dorothy Lee Tudor.

  Mrs. Dorothy Lee Tudor, age 85, of Armuchee, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Tudor was born in Floyd County, Georgia on December 14, 1935, daughter of the late Fred McBurnett and the late Josie Touchstone McBurnett.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59… Read more

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