Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Deacon Raymond Barrett, Mr. Larry Doyle Cartee, Nellie Edith Lucas Goble, Mr. Ronnie Eugene Ingram, Ms. Constance Sams, Mr. Gregory Phillip Thompson Sr.

Obituaries: Deacon Raymond Barrett, Mr. Larry Doyle Cartee, Nellie Edith Lucas Goble, Mr. Ronnie Eugene Ingram, Ms. Constance Sams, Mr. Gregory Phillip Thompson Sr.

Mr. Gregory Phillip Thompson Sr., age 73, of Calhoun, GA, passed away Sunday morning, July 25, 2021, in a local hospital. Mr. Thompson was born in Summerville, GA on May 27, 1948, son of the late Melvin and Thelma Phillips Thompson.  He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Eunice Ruth Thompson, and by… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Raymond Barrett, William Edward Carroll III, Angela Darlene Blackwell Lawler.

Obituaries: Mr. Raymond Barrett, William Edward Carroll III, Angela Darlene Blackwell Lawler.

  Angela Darlene Blackwell Lawler, born February 22, 1966 to Melenda Blackwell and the late James Blackwell, passed away July 23, 2021 due to complications during her second liver transplant. She was a lifelong Floyd County resident, a graduate of Coosa High School class of 1984. She is survived by her son Zeke Lawler and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Felipe Barnes, Mr. William Bethel “Bill” Bohannon, Ms. Lacey Patrice Liggon, Ms. Constance Sams, Mary Judson Scarborough, Russell Earl Wood.

Obituaries: Mr. Felipe Barnes, Mr. William Bethel “Bill” Bohannon, Ms. Lacey Patrice Liggon, Ms. Constance Sams, Mary Judson Scarborough, Russell Earl Wood.

Mr. William Bethel “Bill” Bohannon, age 82, of Rome, GA passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Bohannon was born Lindale, GA, on September 12, 1938, son of the late D. F. Bohannon and the late Faye Nell Stanfield Bohannon.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Joyce… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Alva Jean Broome, Mr. Robert Lawrence “Larry” Best Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Alva Jean Broome, Mr. Robert Lawrence “Larry” Best Jr.

Mrs. Alva Jean Broome, age 79, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Broome was born in Cassville, Georgia on March 21, 1942, the daughter of the late Henry Radford Hibbert and Minnie Kate Baldwin Hibbert.  She was a member of Cornerstone Church.  She loved puzzles (which she… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Harold Atwater. Mr. Gary Steber.

Obituaries: Mr. Harold Atwater. Mr. Gary Steber.

  Mr. Harold Atwater, age 90, of Raeford, North Carolina passed on Friday July 23, 2021 after an extended illness. Homegoing services are incomplete but will be announced later by Herring Funeral Care & Cremations. Local survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Patricia & Rev. Robert Carson, Jr. Please keep the Atwater & Carson family lifted in… Read more

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Obituaries: Tegan Carson Bradley, Mrs. Frances Nell Carver, Mr. Gary Allen Greene, Mother Audrey Wade.

Obituaries: Tegan Carson Bradley, Mrs. Frances Nell Carver, Mr. Gary Allen Greene, Mother Audrey Wade.

Mrs. Frances Nell Carver, age 82, of Rome, GA, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Carver was born in Chattooga County, GA on July 11, 1939, daughter of the late Charles Augustus Worsham and the late Mary Frances Bailey Worsham.  She was a graduate of Trion High School and served… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Betty Faye Edwards, Ronald Alan “Ron” Hall, Carl Loveless.

Obituaries: Ms. Betty Faye Edwards, Ronald Alan “Ron” Hall, Carl Loveless.

Ronald Alan “Ron” Hall, age 54, of Rome, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, with the love of his life by his side. The son of the late Lester Hall and the late Annette Hall, Ron was born in San Rafael, California, on January 10, 1967. He was a 1985… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Mary Frances McClure, Mr. Jack “Morris” Rice.

Obituaries: Ms. Mary Frances McClure, Mr. Jack “Morris” Rice.

  Mr. Jack “Morris” Rice, age 82, of Armuchee, GA, passed away quietly July 17, 2021. Born May 29, 1938, in Cherokee County, GA to Mr. O. D. “Jack” and Verna Rice.  Mr. Rice was preceded in death by his parents and his beautiful sweetheart and wife of 56 years, Alma W. Rice.  Mr. Rice,… Read more

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Obituaries: Richard Austin Sr., Carolyn Selman Gilbert, Mrs. Caroline Loretta Wacker, 104.

Obituaries: Richard Austin Sr., Carolyn Selman Gilbert, Mrs. Caroline Loretta Wacker, 104.

Mrs. Caroline Loretta Wacker, age 104, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Wacker was born in Bronx, New York on March 24, 1917, the daughter of the late William Maas and the late Caroline Sprauer Maas.  She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and… Read more

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Obituaries: Thomas Jackson “Jack” Colburn, Mrs. Nellie Cargle Duncan, William Rorick ‘Will’ Enloe, Carolyn Selman Gilbert, JoAnn Snow Goodwin, Ms. Mary Frances McClure.

Obituaries: Thomas Jackson “Jack” Colburn, Mrs. Nellie Cargle Duncan, William Rorick ‘Will’ Enloe, Carolyn Selman Gilbert, JoAnn Snow Goodwin, Ms. Mary Frances McClure.

William Rorick Enloe (Will), died Sunday July 18, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. at his family residence after a long and courageous battle with many illnesses over the last 18 years. A native of Rome, Georgia, Will was born March 22, 1972, the son of the former Alice Mary Armstrong and the late Van Porter Enloe… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Leo Lanier Jr., Chattooga County’s last World War II prisoner of war, dies at age 98.

Obituaries: Mr. Leo Lanier Jr., Chattooga County’s last World War II prisoner of war, dies at age 98.

Mr. Leo Lanier Jr.,  98 of Summerville, Georgia, Chattooga County’s last World War II prisoner of war, passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021 at his residence. Funeral services are tentatively scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Tuesday in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with his pastor, Casey Bramlett officiating.  Interment will be in the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Sara Louise Turner Dreyer,  Florene Gray Johnson, Ms. Janet Glad Norton.

Obituaries: Mrs. Sara Louise Turner Dreyer, Florene Gray Johnson, Ms. Janet Glad Norton.

Honor thy father and they Mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. That bible verse from Exodus 20:12 speaks for Florene Gray Johnson, who at age 95, joined her family in that heavenly home on July 15th, 2021. She and her husband, Walter, cared for… Read more

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Obituaries: Martin Bailey, Mr. Billy Joe Harris Sr., Sara Alice Burdette, Earl Hampton Pitts, Ph.D.

Obituaries: Martin Bailey, Mr. Billy Joe Harris Sr., Sara Alice Burdette, Earl Hampton Pitts, Ph.D.

Sara Alice Motes was born and raised in Rockmart, GA with two loving parents, a brother and a sister. She had a happy childhood and was always thankful she was raised in a small town. She attended North Georgia College where she met and married the love of her life, James Burdette. They would remain… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Sara Alice Burdette, Jimmy Lee Grissom, Charles Dennison Hoge Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Sara Alice Burdette, Jimmy Lee Grissom, Charles Dennison Hoge Jr.

Charles Dennison Hoge Jr., 89, passed away on July 13th, 2021. He was born on February 15th, 1932 in Chattanooga Tennessee to the late Charles D. Hoge and Susie M. Hoge. Charles is survived by his wife of 67 years, Helen Hoge and his daughters Marsha Bradshaw and Michelle Covington both of Jacksonville Fl, 7… Read more

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Obituaries: Charles Dennison Hoge, Mrs. Martha Ellen McDurmont, Ms. Sue Glow Whorton.

Obituaries: Charles Dennison Hoge, Mrs. Martha Ellen McDurmont, Ms. Sue Glow Whorton.

Mrs. Martha Ellen McDurmont, age 88, formerly of Rome, GA, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, in Owens Crossroad, AL. A native of Rome and Floyd County, Mrs. McDurmont was born on July 25, 1932. She had worked for several companies in the area as a bookkeeper. Mrs. McDurmont was a member of Calvary Baptist… Read more

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Obituaries: James Belzer, Mr. Willie Fred “Rabbit” McBurnett Jr., Mrs. Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Cordle Proctor, Linda Darlene Kerce Shepherd.

Obituaries: James Belzer, Mr. Willie Fred “Rabbit” McBurnett Jr., Mrs. Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Cordle Proctor, Linda Darlene Kerce Shepherd.

  Mrs. Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Cordle Proctor, age 60, of Rome, GA passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021, at a local hospital. Cindy was born in Victorville, CA, on December 29, 1960, daughter of the late Robert Cordle and the late Ferne Jett Cordle.  She received her bachelor’s degree from New Mexico State University.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. George Larry Baxter, Mr. Marvie Sam Crook, Terry Dean Duvall, Ms. Kala Michelle Green, Mr. Billy Joe Harris, Mrs. Linda Ann McMurray, Mr. Rex Ledale Rampley.

Obituaries: Mr. George Larry Baxter, Mr. Marvie Sam Crook, Terry Dean Duvall, Ms. Kala Michelle Green, Mr. Billy Joe Harris, Mrs. Linda Ann McMurray, Mr. Rex Ledale Rampley.

  Mr. George Larry Baxter, age 73, of Armuchee, GA, passed away on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. George was born in Gordon County, GA on March 27, 1948, son of late George Lester Baxter Jr. and the late Mabel Bagley Baxter.  He was also preceded in death by his nephew, Perry Baxter Oglesby.  George graduated… Read more

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