Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Roderick Gibson.

Obituaries: Mr. Roderick Gibson.

Mr. Roderick Gibson passed away on Aug. 16, 2019. Services are incomplete and will be announced by F.K. Jones Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Lewis Gordon Gosa, Anne Marie Hackett, Mrs. Ella Lewis and Deborah Ann DeLano Parker

Obituaries: Lewis Gordon Gosa, Anne Marie Hackett, Mrs. Ella Lewis and Deborah Ann DeLano Parker

Mr. Lewis Gordon Gosa, age 80, of Rome passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Gosa was born in Alabama on February 7, 1939, son of the late William Bryant Gosa and the late Annie Lois Schwitguith.  He was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves and was a member… Read more

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Obituaries: Clifford Ernest Lundblad Jr., Mr. Ernest Hugh “Johnny” Snow Sr.

Obituaries: Clifford Ernest Lundblad Jr., Mr. Ernest Hugh “Johnny” Snow Sr.

  Clifford Ernest Lundblad Jr. of Taylorsville, Ga. passed away suddenly at the age of 58, on August 7, 2019. He is survived by his daughter, Maria Lundblad & companion, Hector Santiago; 3 grandchildren, Joshwan, Leilani, Kristian; his son, Clifford Lundblad III & wife, Carrie, and grandson, Phoenix; his mother, Ellen Lundblad (Shallis);  3 brothers,… Read more

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Obituaries: Joshua Lynn “Josh” Busby, Mrs. Bobbie Louise Johnson Hunt.

Obituaries: Joshua Lynn “Josh” Busby, Mrs. Bobbie Louise Johnson Hunt.

Mrs. Bobbie Louise Johnson Hunt, age 86, of Rome, passed away Tuesday August 13, 2019. Mrs. Hunt was born August 22, 1932, in Canton, Ga. a daughter of the late Hamp Johnson, and Fannie Chapman Johnson. She was a member of Mt. Alto Baptist Church. Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie… Read more

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Obituaries: Martha B. Blaylock, John Geston Garner, Mr. Lennoise Hammond, Ms. Richenda Eugenia Richardson.

Obituaries: Martha B. Blaylock, John Geston Garner, Mr. Lennoise Hammond, Ms. Richenda Eugenia Richardson.

John Geston Garner died on August 10, 2019, at University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital after a two-year battle with glioblastoma. He was born on July 30, 1952, to Dr. Sam and Mrs. Alice Tate Garner of Rome, Ga. He was predeceased by his parents and his siblings, James Allen Garner and Alison Ann Garner, by… Read more

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Obituaries: Staff Sgt. James Routledge Arthur, Mr. Bruce Lee Nation Sr.,  Ms. Carol Broome Padgett, Ms. Richenda Eugenia Richardson, Mrs. Thelma Elaine Best Terry.

Obituaries: Staff Sgt. James Routledge Arthur, Mr. Bruce Lee Nation Sr., Ms. Carol Broome Padgett, Ms. Richenda Eugenia Richardson, Mrs. Thelma Elaine Best Terry.

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office Retired Staff Sgt. James Routledge Arthur , age 62, of Rome, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019, surrounded by his family at a local hospital. SSgt. Arthur was born in Santa Monica, Calif., on April 14, 1957, son of the late James Edward Arthur and the late Violette Barnes Arthur. … Read more

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Obituaries: Thomas Andrew Ables, Mr. Lennoise Hammond, Mr. Michael Paul Kelley, Mrs. Thelma Terry.

Obituaries: Thomas Andrew Ables, Mr. Lennoise Hammond, Mr. Michael Paul Kelley, Mrs. Thelma Terry.

Mr. Michael Paul Kelley, age 68, of Armuchee, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Kelley was born in Rome, Georgia on May 27, 1951, son of the late Charles Vernon Kelley and the late Ruth Ellison Kelley.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Shelia Kelley Long,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Viola Victoria Gilstrap “Granny” Abney, Mr. Bruce Lee Nation Sr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Viola Victoria Gilstrap “Granny” Abney, Mr. Bruce Lee Nation Sr.

Mrs. Viola Victoria Gilstrap “Granny” Abney, age 95, of Lindale, GA, passed away Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, in a local hospital. Mrs. Abney was born in Floyd County, GA on September 18, 1923, daughter of the late Wyly Moultrie Gilstrap and the late Annie Lillian Green Gilstrap.  She was also preceded in death by… Read more

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Obituaries: Chelsey Kristina Edwards, Mrs. Jeanette Tanner McLemore and Mary Haskins Ryan

Obituaries: Chelsey Kristina Edwards, Mrs. Jeanette Tanner McLemore and Mary Haskins Ryan

A beloved daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, cousin, and friend, Chelsey Kristina Edwards, left this world unexpectedly at age 30 on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. She was born in Rome, GA on July 14, 1989 to Lisa Ann Eury and James Clayburn Edwards.  She grew up in Rome where she attended Model Elementary, Model Middle, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Roger Cary Dorset, Luis Canela Hernandez, Mrs. Mary U. Jackson.

Obituaries: Roger Cary Dorset, Luis Canela Hernandez, Mrs. Mary U. Jackson.

Mrs. Mary U. Jackson, age 92, of Trentwood Place, Rome, and more recently Brookdale – Rome, passed away peacefully on August 8, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Jackson was born on November 1, 1926 in Carroll County, Georgia to Charles L. Upchurch and Mae Upchurch.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Kimberly Clifton, Mr. David Donald Fricks, Mrs. Ayten Kaytaz Griffith.

Obituaries: Ms. Kimberly Clifton, Mr. David Donald Fricks, Mrs. Ayten Kaytaz Griffith.

  Mr. David Donald Fricks, age 85, of Rome, GA, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Fricks was born in Westminster, S.C. on September 28, 1933, son of the late Joe T. Fricks and the late Essie Mae James Fricks.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. … Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Robert Edwin Campbell Jr., David Robert Goodoien, Mrs. Lily Jean Miller.

Obituaries: Mr. Robert Edwin Campbell Jr., David Robert Goodoien, Mrs. Lily Jean Miller.

Mrs. Lily Jean Miller, 72, of Rome, Georgia, passed away, Monday, August 5, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Services will be Friday, August 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Metropolitan Untied Methodist Church, 700 Broad St. Rome, Georgia. She will lie instate from noon until the hour of service. Interment will follow in the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary L. Black Branton, Mr. Alvin Stover Freeman Sr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary L. Black Branton, Mr. Alvin Stover Freeman Sr.

Mrs. Mary L. Black Branton, age 88 of Kingston, passed away Monday August 5, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Mary is the beloved wife of Joe S. Branton, and shared 69 wonderful years of marriage having joined hands on May 20th 1950. They started their journey together living Rome Ga. and after a few years… Read more

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Obituaries: Roger Cary Dorset, Jane Elizabeth Griffeth Lee, Mrs. Lily Jean Miller, Mr. Charles Clarence “Charlie” Roberson.

Obituaries: Roger Cary Dorset, Jane Elizabeth Griffeth Lee, Mrs. Lily Jean Miller, Mr. Charles Clarence “Charlie” Roberson.

  Jane Elizabeth Griffeth Lee, age 71, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at a local hospital. Jane was born in Rome on December 1, 1947, daughter of the late Elmer Holland Griffeth and the late Alice Kate White Griffeth. She was a member at Wilkerson Road Baptist Church. Funeral service will… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Sue Bishop Little, Mr. James Wilkerson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Sue Bishop Little, Mr. James Wilkerson.

Mrs. Glenda Sue Bishop Little, age 78, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Little was born in Rome, Georgia on August 4, 1940, daughter of the late William Burton Bishop and the late Mary Elizabeth Chapman Bishop.  She was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Kent… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Sybil Reeves Barlow, Ms. Veronica Patricia Payne Camp, Ms. Marci Faye Harris Dunn and Billy Joseph Floyd

Obituaries: Mrs. Sybil Reeves Barlow, Ms. Veronica Patricia Payne Camp, Ms. Marci Faye Harris Dunn and Billy Joseph Floyd

Mrs. Sybil Reeves Barlow, age 90, of Rome, GA, passed away Friday morning, August 2, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her family. Mrs. Barlow was born in Kingston, Ga, on February 19, 1929, daughter of the late Hollie Reeves and Virgie Crawford Reeves.  She was a graduate of Johnson High School and attended Sherwood… Read more

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