Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: William Earl Holder, Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Hogan, Mr. Gary Livingston Sr., James O. Reed, Mrs. Jeanette Sims.

Obituaries: William Earl Holder, Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Hogan, Mr. Gary Livingston Sr., James O. Reed, Mrs. Jeanette Sims.

Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth Hogan, age 88, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Hogan was born in Rome, Georgia on February 22, 1932, daughter of the late James Edward Redmon and Hattie Mae Reynolds Redmon. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband,… Read more

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Obituaries: Sadie Ann Pope, Jeanette Sims, Nathan Larry Wood.

Obituaries: Sadie Ann Pope, Jeanette Sims, Nathan Larry Wood.

  Sadie Ann Pope, infant daughter of Brandon Pope and Lori Weaver Pope, passed away Wednesday March 25, 2020. Sadie was born on August 3, 2019 in Floyd County GA., to Brandon Pope and Lori Weaver Pope. She was preceded in death by a grandmother: Cary Jones. Survivors include her parents: Brandon Pope and Lori… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Robert Stanley “Bob” Hopper.

Obituaries: Mr. Robert Stanley “Bob” Hopper.

    Mr. Robert Stanley “Bob” Hopper, age 75, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at a local hospital. Mr. Hopper was born in Rabun Gap, Georgia, on September 6, 1944, son of the late Raleigh and Erie Hopper.  He was also preceded in death by a stepson, Christopher Jones, and by… Read more

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Obituaries: Richard O. Hays and Carl Houston Ward

Obituaries: Richard O. Hays and Carl Houston Ward

  Richard O. Hays passed away on March 27, 2020. He was born on March 31, 1931. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Carl Houston Ward, 82, of Rome, Georgia, was born on January 20, 1938 in Menlo, Georgia and passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was the son of the late Lonnie Houston and Jewel… Read more

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Remembering C. Houston Ward, local businessman with 40 year career in carpet industry, who passed away Thursday at age 82.

Remembering C. Houston Ward, local businessman with 40 year career in carpet industry, who passed away Thursday at age 82.

  Carl Houston Ward, 82, of Rome, Georgia, was born on January 20, 1938 in Menlo, Georgia and passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was the son of the late Lonnie Houston and Jewel Jones Ward. Houston graduated from Menlo High School and attended West Georgia College. Houston proudly served our nation… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Martha Sue Dowdy, Mr. Gary Graves Miller, Carl Houston Ward.

Obituaries: Mrs. Martha Sue Dowdy, Mr. Gary Graves Miller, Carl Houston Ward.

  Mrs. Martha Sue Dowdy, age 71, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday evening, March 26, 2020, following a lengthy illness. Martha was born in Cartersville, GA, on July 20, 1948, daughter of the late Snotin Douglas Cantrell and Ila Ida Ponder Cantrell.  She graduated from Cassville High School in 1966.  Martha was a faithful… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Rosemarie Dorsam Bates, Ms. Cora Davenport, Mr. William Larry Fallin, Mr. John “Pop” Moschak,  Mr. Edward Dick Whatley.

Obituaries: Mrs. Rosemarie Dorsam Bates, Ms. Cora Davenport, Mr. William Larry Fallin, Mr. John “Pop” Moschak, Mr. Edward Dick Whatley.

  Mrs. Rosemarie Dorsam Bates, age 75, of Silver Creek, slipped into the arms of her Lord on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Bates was born in Germany on May 6, 1944, daughter of the late Walter Dorsam and the late Albertine Wiesler Dorsam.  She was also preceded in death by her… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Vondell Clayton, Mrs. Martha Ann Coffman, Ms. Margie Branton Floyd, Annie “Grace” Terry.

Obituaries: Mr. Vondell Clayton, Mrs. Martha Ann Coffman, Ms. Margie Branton Floyd, Annie “Grace” Terry.

Mr. Vondell Clayton, age 79, of Silver Creek, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020, at a local hospital. Mr. Clayton was born on Sand Mountain in Grove Oak, Alabama on April 16, 1940, son of the late William Tarzan Sylvester Clayton and the late Jessie Lee Mayes Clayton.  He was also preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Leonard Howard Abernathy Jr., Henry E Dean, Mr. Ray Anthony Overton Sr., Michael Ray Wilson.

Obituaries: Leonard Howard Abernathy Jr., Henry E Dean, Mr. Ray Anthony Overton Sr., Michael Ray Wilson.

  Mr. Ray Anthony Overton Sr., age 59, of Rocknart, Ga., transitioned March 21. 2020. Services will be Friday, March 27, 2020 at noon at F. K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery in Rockmart, Ga. Seating guildlines for the service will follow as outlined by the State of Georgia… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Susan Ann Womack Ashley, George Child Slickman.

Obituaries: Mrs. Susan Ann Womack Ashley, George Child Slickman.

George Child Slickman, age 97, of Rome, passed away at his residence on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Mr. Slickman was born in Miami, Florida July 12, 1922. He was the son of the late Hubert Walter Slickman and Ruth Child Slickman. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn S. Carney, and his… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Kenneth E. Jones, Mr. Roy Anthony Overton, Mr. Chandler F. Taylor

Obituaries: Mr. Kenneth E. Jones, Mr. Roy Anthony Overton, Mr. Chandler F. Taylor

Mr. Chandler F. Taylor, age 80, of Lindale, GA, passed away Friday, March 20, 2020, at the residence of his daughter. Mr. Taylor was born in Floyd County, GA on June 2, 1939, son of the late Leon Taylor and the late Willie Everett Roach. He was also preceded in death by a great grandson,… Read more

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Obituaries: Roberta H. Cooper, Mrs. Barbara Jo Edwards, Mr. Billy Larry Henderson, Mr. Ferman Jason “Jim” Shouse Jr., Mrs. Wanda Woodard.

Obituaries: Roberta H. Cooper, Mrs. Barbara Jo Edwards, Mr. Billy Larry Henderson, Mr. Ferman Jason “Jim” Shouse Jr., Mrs. Wanda Woodard.

   Mr. Ferman Jason “Jim” Shouse Jr., age 77, of Rome, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in a local hospital. Mr. Shouse was born in Owensboro, KY on February 16, 1943, son of the late Ferman Jason Shouse, Sr. and the late Margaret Ida Young Shouse.  He was a veteran of the United… Read more

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Remembering Glynn Stone, former pastor of West Rome Baptist Church, who died Thursday following a crash in Texas.

Remembering Glynn Stone, former pastor of West Rome Baptist Church, who died Thursday following a crash in Texas.

    Pastor Glynn Stone, fondly remembered here for his six years as pastor of West Rome Baptist Church, has died following a single-vehicle crash in Longview, Texas, the community he and his family have called home since 2007 as he became senior pastor at Mobberly Baptist Church. The Longview (Texas) News-Journal reports Stone —… Read more

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Obituaries: David Adam Capps, Roberta H. Cooper.

Obituaries: David Adam Capps, Roberta H. Cooper.

David Adam Capps was born on April 16, 1986 and passed away on March 17, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Roberta H. Cooper passed away on March 19, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Madeline Staples Austin, Cohen Zayne Bryson.

Obituaries: Madeline Staples Austin, Cohen Zayne Bryson.

  Little Cohen Zayne Bryson, age 2, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, from injuries received in an automobile accident in Blue Ridge, Ga. Cohen was born in Rome, GA on February 15, 2018, son of Santana Sheree Kelley and Joshua Ward Bryson. He is also survived by maternal grandmother, Sabrina Carroll, Shannon; maternal grandfather,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Gisela Fisher, Rev. Wayne Ira Reynolds Sr., Mrs. Cathy Joann Stout, Mrs. Camille Dionne Sumlin.

Obituaries: Mrs. Gisela Fisher, Rev. Wayne Ira Reynolds Sr., Mrs. Cathy Joann Stout, Mrs. Camille Dionne Sumlin.

  Rev. Wayne Ira Reynolds Sr., age 85, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020, at his residence. Rev. Reynolds was born in Summerville, GA on January 25, 1935, son of the late Thad Franklin Reynolds and Ruby Jewell Stewart Reynolds.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Reynolds,… Read more

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