Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Ms. Sonya Jeanette High, Donald Hugh Jennings, Beverly T McGee.

Obituaries: Ms. Sonya Jeanette High, Donald Hugh Jennings, Beverly T McGee.

  Beverly T. McGee, 83, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed peacefully on November 30, 2020. She was born October 23, 1937, in Atlanta, Georgia, and is predeceased by her parents, Lee Sanders Thomas and Etoyle Haynes, of Atlanta GA, and her loving husband of 46 years, Bobby Dolph McGee who preceded her fifteen years… Read more

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Obituaries: Dean Covington Jr., Donald Hugh Jennings, Sherrill Virginia Martin, Ms. Jeanene Leigh McClinic, Mrs. Glenda B. Ollis, Mr. Henry Smith Jr., Marta O. Turner.

Obituaries: Dean Covington Jr., Donald Hugh Jennings, Sherrill Virginia Martin, Ms. Jeanene Leigh McClinic, Mrs. Glenda B. Ollis, Mr. Henry Smith Jr., Marta O. Turner.

  It is with great sadness and much love that we announce the passing of Dean Covington, Jr., age 79, of Rome, GA, on November 29, 2020, at Winthrop Health and Rehabilitation in Rome, Georgia. Dean was born on December 18, 1940, in Rome, GA, son of the late Dean, Sr. and Elsie Covington.  In… Read more

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Obituaries: Miss Alicia Ann Black, Ms. Lillie Blakemore, Mrs. Patricia Ann Crowe Ray, Ms. Tracy J. Johnson, Baby Washington.

Obituaries: Miss Alicia Ann Black, Ms. Lillie Blakemore, Mrs. Patricia Ann Crowe Ray, Ms. Tracy J. Johnson, Baby Washington.

  Miss Alicia Ann Black, age 40, of Rome, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020, at her residence following a battle with breast cancer. Alicia was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 24, 1980, daughter of James William Black and Carol Pellegrin Black.  She was a graduate of Armuchee High School and received… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Larry Eugene Reed Sr.

Obituaries: Mr. Larry Eugene Reed Sr.

Mr. Larry Eugene Reed Sr., age 72, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Reed was born in Rome, Georgia on May 5, 1948, son of the late Charles Edward Reed and the late Kathreen Purdy Reed.  He was a veteran of the U. S. Army during the Vietnam… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Jeanene Leigh McClinic.

Obituaries: Ms. Jeanene Leigh McClinic.

  Ms. Jeanene Leigh McClinic, age 58, of Rome transitioned November 28, 2020. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Jacqueline Wise Gibson, Ms. Lena Green, Mrs. Elizabeth Louise Holden O’Berry, Ms. Evelyn Ellison Reeves, Mrs. Vicky Lynn Timms, Mr. Lloyd Julian Touchstone

Obituaries: Ms. Jacqueline Wise Gibson, Ms. Lena Green, Mrs. Elizabeth Louise Holden O’Berry, Ms. Evelyn Ellison Reeves, Mrs. Vicky Lynn Timms, Mr. Lloyd Julian Touchstone

  We respectfully announce the passing of Ms. Lena Green age 82 of Rome, Georgia at a local health care facility. Graveside service will be Monday, November 30, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. Morning View Cemetery GA-53, Rome, Georgia 30161. In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, masks are required. Wright Memorial Mortuary of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mildred Inez “Mickie” Selman Formby, Mrs. Marion F. Pollard Lee, Mr. Fred Methvin “F. M.” Massey, Mr. Kenneth Owen.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mildred Inez “Mickie” Selman Formby, Mrs. Marion F. Pollard Lee, Mr. Fred Methvin “F. M.” Massey, Mr. Kenneth Owen.

  Mr. Fred Methvin “F. M.” Massey, age 89, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Massey was born in Rome, GA on June 19, 1931, son of the late Fred Sewell Massey and the late Lucy Rosalee Formby Massey.  He was also preceded in death by 2… Read more

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Floyd County Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of retired Reserve Major Ray Brierly.

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office mourns loss of retired Reserve Major Ray Brierly.

Area law officers are among those mourning the death Friday morning of Ray Brierly, an honored retired major from the Floyd County Sheriff’s reservists’ division, The sheriff’s office posted this note at midday Friday: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired Reserve Major Ray Brierly. Please keep his wife Ann,… Read more

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George H. Carley, former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, dies from coronavirus at age 82.

George H. Carley, former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, dies from coronavirus at age 82.

  Media release:  Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice George H. Carley died late Thursday night from COVID-19, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton has announced. The former justice passed away around 11 p.m. at Emory Decatur Hospital. He was 82 years old. Justice Carley was appointed to the Supreme Court of Georgia in 1993 by then-Gov. Zell Miller.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Lena Green, Ms. Evelyn Ellison Reeves.

Obituaries: Ms. Lena Green, Ms. Evelyn Ellison Reeves.

   Ms. Lena Green, age 82 of Rome, Georgia, passed Nov. 25, 2020, at a local health care facility following declining health. Services celebrating her life are incomplete but will be announced later by Wright Memorial Mortuary. Ms. Evelyn Ellison Reeves, age 69, of Dallas, Ga. (formerly of Cedartown) transitioned November 26, 2020. Complete arrangements… Read more

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Obituaries: Glenn Thrash.

Obituaries: Glenn Thrash.

  Glenn Thrash passed away on November 22, 2020. Graveside services will be held on December 3, 2020 at 11:00 am at Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Veterans Cemetery Rd, Canton, Georgia. Daniel’s Funeral Home.   Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Larry Arthur “Buddy” Barnes, Mrs. Mary M. Dillard, Mrs. Dorothy Louise Montgomery Mitchell, Mr. Charles William Wimpee.

Obituaries: Mr. Larry Arthur “Buddy” Barnes, Mrs. Mary M. Dillard, Mrs. Dorothy Louise Montgomery Mitchell, Mr. Charles William Wimpee.

Mr. Charles William Wimpee, age 87, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at a local hospital. Mr. Wimpee was born in Floyd County, GA on September 5, 1933, son of the late Eligh and Louise Wimpee.  Prior to his retirement, he employed as a truck driver.  He was a veteran of… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Ruby Frank Phillips, Mrs. Belinda Yvonne Skinner, Glenn Thrash.

Obituaries: Ms. Ruby Frank Phillips, Mrs. Belinda Yvonne Skinner, Glenn Thrash.

  Mrs. Belinda Yvonne Skinner, age 62, of Kingston, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Belinda was born in Rutherford, NC, on February 10, 1958, daughter of the late Fred and Betty Jo Allen Burke. She was an insurance broker with Amwins Insurance Brokerage. Belinda enjoyed bowling and playing pool. Belinda is survived by… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Warren Pound “Cutter” Lovett Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Warren Pound “Cutter” Lovett Jr.

 Mr. Warren Pound “Cutter” Lovett Jr., age 84, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at a local hospital. Cutter was born in Zebulon, Georgia on November 7, 1936, son of the late Warren Pound Lovett, Sr. and the late Ethel Carpenter Lovett. In addition to his parents, Cutter was preceded in death by five angel new-born… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary M. Dillard and Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary M. Dillard and Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent

Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent, age 96 of Rome, Georgia passed away on November 19, 2020. Homegoing service will be held on Tuesday November 24, 2020 on the lawn, at Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. at 1:00 P.M Interment will follow at Morning View Cemetery. In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, masks are required.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent, Max Thompson, Charles “Mark” Wright.

Obituaries: Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent, Max Thompson, Charles “Mark” Wright.

  Mrs. Myrtle Ruth Kent, age 96 of Rome, Georgia passed away on November 19, 2020. Services are incomplete at this time but will be announced at a later date. A live stream will be offered on our Facebook page, Wright Mortuary Wright Memorial Mortuary. On Thursday, November 19, 2020, Max Thompson, age 93, loving… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, age 74, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday November 17, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Little was born April 26, 1946, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Frank Morrison, and Bessie Barton Morrison. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death… Read more

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