Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Rev. Gregory Scott “Greg” Drake, Mrs. Mary Frances Hardin, Leroy Selman Matthews, John R. Tant.

Obituaries: Rev. Gregory Scott “Greg” Drake, Mrs. Mary Frances Hardin, Leroy Selman Matthews, John R. Tant.

John R. Tant, age 63, of Silver creek passed away at his residence Wednesday September 22, 2021 following a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by family in the days before his passing. John was born on August 10, 1958 in Bellershavsen Rothenberg, Germany to Frannziska “Connie” Brehm and the late Roy Floyd Tant.… Read more

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Obituaries: Gayland Andrew Dodd Sr., Mrs. Hazel Robbins Ghorley, Jason Todd Henson, Corey Steven Myers.

Obituaries: Gayland Andrew Dodd Sr., Mrs. Hazel Robbins Ghorley, Jason Todd Henson, Corey Steven Myers.

Gayland Andrew Dodd Sr., 71, died peacefully at home in the early morning hours of the Autumn Equinox, September 22, 2021. Born in Rome, Georgia on July 22, 1950, Gayland was the son of Martha Puckett Green and Henry Dewey Dodd, Jr.  Raised as a devout Christian, Gayland was a member of North Broad Baptist… Read more

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Obituaries: Jason Todd Henson, Joseph H Wall.

Obituaries: Jason Todd Henson, Joseph H Wall.

Joseph H. Wall, age 90, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Joseph was born July 2, 1931. Visitation at Daniel’s Funeral Home will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, followed by a memorial service in Daniel’s chapel at 11:30 AM. Jason Todd Henson, age 51, of Cartersville… Read more

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Obituaries: Barbara B Cescutti, Terry Alan Hall, Ms. Willie Mae Johnson, Ms. Elizabeth Lovey Patricia Morris, Deborah (Debbie) Withrow Oliver, Mr. William Ruben Sargent, Mrs. Judith Anna Perry Wright.

Obituaries: Barbara B Cescutti, Terry Alan Hall, Ms. Willie Mae Johnson, Ms. Elizabeth Lovey Patricia Morris, Deborah (Debbie) Withrow Oliver, Mr. William Ruben Sargent, Mrs. Judith Anna Perry Wright.

Ms. Elizabeth Lovey Patricia Morris, age 26, of Kissimmee, FL, formerly of Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at her residence. Elizabeth was born in Rome, GA on December 14, 1994, daughter of the former Maryrose “Missy” Rymanowski and James David “Jim” Morris.  A homeschool graduate in 2012, she was employed with the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Shirley Jeanelle Hunt Browning, Ms. Jennifer June Ballard Reed Berg, Mrs. Jacqueline Bohannon Cook, Alfredo Escutia Cornejo Jr., Ms. Bobbie Elkins, Richard G. (Rich) Head, Ms. Carla E. Jones, Elizabeth Claire Price Kempson, Mr. James D. Mostellar, Carol Dillard Peek, Tracy Lagina Godfrey Tillery, Joseph H Wall, Ms. Annie Jane Weems.

Obituaries: Mrs. Shirley Jeanelle Hunt Browning, Ms. Jennifer June Ballard Reed Berg, Mrs. Jacqueline Bohannon Cook, Alfredo Escutia Cornejo Jr., Ms. Bobbie Elkins, Richard G. (Rich) Head, Ms. Carla E. Jones, Elizabeth Claire Price Kempson, Mr. James D. Mostellar, Carol Dillard Peek, Tracy Lagina Godfrey Tillery, Joseph H Wall, Ms. Annie Jane Weems.

Ms. Jennifer June Ballard Reed Berg, age 43, of Armuchee, GA, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021, at a hospital in Atlanta, GA. Jennifer was born on April 17, 1978, in Leonardtown, MD, daughter of Dennis Allan Berg and June Yvonne Pasley Berg.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Leonard and Jean… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Lou Smith, Wanda Sue Rogers Wall.

Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Lou Smith, Wanda Sue Rogers Wall.

  Mrs. Glenda Lou Smith, age 80, of Dayton, TN, passed away on September 15, 2021, at Rhea Medical Center. Originally from Rome, GA, Glenda lived the majority of her adult life in Dayton, TN. She enjoyed golfing trips, reading, and crafting. She loved spending time with family in Rome, GA. She was preceded in… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Carla E. Jones, Mr. Steve Ray Smith, Mrs. Katie Ann Wiley, Mr. Wallace Larry Youngblood.

Obituaries: Ms. Carla E. Jones, Mr. Steve Ray Smith, Mrs. Katie Ann Wiley, Mr. Wallace Larry Youngblood.

Mr. Steve Ray Smith, age 65, of Aragon, GA, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, in a local hospital. Mr. Smith was born in Rockmart, GA on December 7, 1955, son of the late Joseph Ray Smith and the late Wilma Gene Gaston Smith.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Barry Lee… Read more

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Remembering Berry College student Eden Muina, a Davies Shelters’ helper who’s ‘love of the earth was shown in her participation in protests and rallies to increase awareness of the abuse and depletion of our planet’s natural resources.’

Remembering Berry College student Eden Muina, a Davies Shelters’ helper who’s ‘love of the earth was shown in her participation in protests and rallies to increase awareness of the abuse and depletion of our planet’s natural resources.’

  This has been a tough month for Northwest Georgia. It has been especially hard this past week for the Berry College community, for the Davies Shelters program and for Fort Oglethorpe with the passing of Eden Muina. Twenty years old, she died Sept. 12, a day after a traffic accident before dawn the day… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Amanda Paige “Mandy” Eaves, Mr. Carl Joe (Joey) Gilmore Jr., Karen Patricia “Kay” Miles, Richard “Ricky” Allen Rhinehart Jr., Mr. David M. Sporman, Mr. James (Jimmy) Patrick Young Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Amanda Paige “Mandy” Eaves, Mr. Carl Joe (Joey) Gilmore Jr., Karen Patricia “Kay” Miles, Richard “Ricky” Allen Rhinehart Jr., Mr. David M. Sporman, Mr. James (Jimmy) Patrick Young Jr.

Mrs. Amanda Paige “Mandy” Eaves, age 44, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday morning, September 16, 2021, in a local hospital. Mrs. Eaves was born in Rome, GA on August 29, 1977, daughter of the former Janis Lumpkin and the late Danny Collins.  She was a 1995 graduate of Pepperell High School and was currently… Read more

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Obituaries: Erma Braden, Walter Dale Hamby, Margaret Katherine Brock Morrison, Mr. Millard Pitts, Ken Taylor, Mrs. Geraldine Helen Tillery Wood.

Obituaries: Erma Braden, Walter Dale Hamby, Margaret Katherine Brock Morrison, Mr. Millard Pitts, Ken Taylor, Mrs. Geraldine Helen Tillery Wood.

  Mr. Millard Pitts, age 89, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at a local nursing facility. Mr. Pitts was born in Pike County, GA on November 30, 1931, son of the late Howard Beachum Pitts, Sr., and the late Iva Beatrice Buchanan Pitts.  He attended Spalding County High School… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Bobbie Elkins, Lois Elizabeth “Bobbeth” Hawkins, Renata Rochelle Howard, Miss Tyera Johnson, Juanita Evelyn Steele Mize, Mrs. Sharon Delane Nolan, Rosemarie Remington, Billy Ray Smith, Mrs. Elaine McKnight Strickland, Mrs. Dorothy Carol Wiggins.

Obituaries: Ms. Bobbie Elkins, Lois Elizabeth “Bobbeth” Hawkins, Renata Rochelle Howard, Miss Tyera Johnson, Juanita Evelyn Steele Mize, Mrs. Sharon Delane Nolan, Rosemarie Remington, Billy Ray Smith, Mrs. Elaine McKnight Strickland, Mrs. Dorothy Carol Wiggins.

Rosemarie Remington, age 91, of Rome, GA passed away peacefully on Monday evening, September 13, 2021. She was born in Bradford, PA on June 12, 1930, daughter of the late Josephine Piersimoni and the late Angelo Piersimoni. She was preceded in death by her husband, William L Remington of Red House, New York. She was… Read more

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Obituaries: Erma Braden, Mr. Emory Wayne Green, Mrs. Linda Diane Mack, Billy Wade Prater, Rose Marie Remington, Mrs. Elaine McKnight Strickland, Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams.

Obituaries: Erma Braden, Mr. Emory Wayne Green, Mrs. Linda Diane Mack, Billy Wade Prater, Rose Marie Remington, Mrs. Elaine McKnight Strickland, Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams.

  Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams, age 70, of Rome transitioned September 12, 2021. Service for Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams will be Monday, September 20, 2021 at 1 pm at Lovejoy Baptist Church. Mrs. Williams will lie instate from 12 noon until the service hour. Interment will follow the Service at Eastview Cemetery. Masks are required.… Read more

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Obituaries: Rev. Royce Terrell Lawless, Mrs. Linda Diane Mack, Mrs. Maryland Ransom “Grammy” Sharpe, Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams.

Obituaries: Rev. Royce Terrell Lawless, Mrs. Linda Diane Mack, Mrs. Maryland Ransom “Grammy” Sharpe, Mrs. Cassie Elaine Williams.

Mrs. Maryland Ransom “Grammy” Sharpe, age 75, of Armuchee, GA, and the community of Everett Springs, passed away on Friday, September 10, 2021, at her residence. Maryland was born in Calhoun, GA on August 29, 1946. Her parents are the late Alfred Moreland Ransom and Mary Alice Miller Ransom. In addition to her parents, she… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Terry Harvel Barnes, First Lady Thirley Lillian Grier, Mr. Christopher Lynn Jarrard, Mr. Freddie Earl Stewart Sr., Doris Joan Sills Terry.

Obituaries: Mr. Terry Harvel Barnes, First Lady Thirley Lillian Grier, Mr. Christopher Lynn Jarrard, Mr. Freddie Earl Stewart Sr., Doris Joan Sills Terry.

Mr. Terry Harvel Barnes, age 58, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Barnes was born in Rome, Georgia on October 29, 1962, son of the late Harvel Hermon “Dick” Barnes and the late Shirley Tanner Barnes.  He was also preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Barnes. … Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Willie E. Armstrong, Mr. Douglas ‘Duck’ Eugene Dodds, Ms. Louise M. Hutchings, Mrs. Sherry Darlene King, Mrs. Kimberly Sloan.

Obituaries: Mr. Willie E. Armstrong, Mr. Douglas ‘Duck’ Eugene Dodds, Ms. Louise M. Hutchings, Mrs. Sherry Darlene King, Mrs. Kimberly Sloan.

  Mr. Douglas Eugene Dodds, age, 54, of Aragon Ga. (Seney Community) passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021. Homegoing Service will be Thursday, September 16, 2021, Wright Memorial Mortuary Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Family will receive friends on Wednesday September 15, 2021 in the Chapel at Wright Memorial Mortuary from 5:00 p.m-6:00 p.m Mr.… Read more

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