Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Edward “Ed” Driver.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Edward “Ed” Driver.

  Mr. Joseph Edward “Ed” Driver, age 81, of Armuchee, passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in a local hospital. Mr. Driver was born in Draketown, GA on November 15, 1936, son of the late Earl William Driver and the late Katie Jane Rush Driver.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Connie… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. John Alton ‘Man ‘ Allen Jr., Mrs. Ann Woolsey Jackson, Ms. Shirley Posey.

Obituaries: Mr. John Alton ‘Man ‘ Allen Jr., Mrs. Ann Woolsey Jackson, Ms. Shirley Posey.

 Mr. John Alton ‘Man ‘ Allen Jr., age 36, of Rome, Ga., transitioned June 16, 2018. Service for ‘Man’ will be Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Faith Temple Church at 542 Branham Ave. in Rome. The body will lie in state from noon until the funeral hour. Interment will follow at Free… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Harvey Dennis Daniel, Dorothy Ann Jackson, Ms. Shirley Posey.

Obituaries: Mr. Harvey Dennis Daniel, Dorothy Ann Jackson, Ms. Shirley Posey.

Ms. Shirley Posey, age 62, of Rome, Ga., transitioned June 17, 2018.  F.  K. Jones Funeral Home. Dorothy Ann Jackson, 91, was born on June 2, 1927 and passed away on June 17, 2018. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Mr. Harvey Dennis Daniel, age 65, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, at a local… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. John Alton Allen Jr., Mrs. Deborah Ann Molock Fincher.

Obituaries: Mr. John Alton Allen Jr., Mrs. Deborah Ann Molock Fincher.

Mrs. Deborah Ann Molock Fincher, age 69, of Aragon, passed away Saturday evening, June 16, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Fincher was born in Floyd County on April 11, 1949, daughter of the late Horace Lee Molock and the late Dorothy Opal Jones Molock.  She was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Wayne and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Lois Ann Culberson, Levi Asher Waln and Mr. Kemarion Washington

Obituaries: Mrs. Lois Ann Culberson, Levi Asher Waln and Mr. Kemarion Washington

Levi Asher Waln, age 4, of Rome, passed away Wednesday evening, June 13, 2018, at a local hospital. Levi was born in Rome, GA on November 29, 2013, son of the former Nicole Leah Pendleton and Don Benson Waln.  He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Donald “Joshua” Waln, by a great grandmother, Lorena… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Perry Battle, Mrs. Floretta Brown, Mrs. Shirley Rogers McGill Goodson and Nelda Ecker Wright

Obituaries: Mr. Perry Battle, Mrs. Floretta Brown, Mrs. Shirley Rogers McGill Goodson and Nelda Ecker Wright

Nelda Ecker Wright, 95, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at a local nursing home. Nelda was born in Smith Center, Kansas, on March 24, 1923, daughter of the late Albert and Theresa Ecker. She married Frank H. Wright in December of 1941. Nelda Wright worked as a legal secretary for… Read more

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Autopsy scheduled for 4-year-old who drowned at pool on Mathis Road.

Autopsy scheduled for 4-year-old who drowned at pool on Mathis Road.

    An autopsy is scheduled on a 4-year-old who drowned Wednesday in a pool on Mathis Road in eastern Floyd County. The child has been identified as Levi Waln, according to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor. The child was taken to Floyd Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 9 that evening, he said.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Dewight “Spanky” Devon Chambers Jr., Christopher William Hammonds, Emma Louise Johnson, Charles Timothy Land, Elisea Yuson Opeka, Nelda Ecker Wright.

Obituaries: Mr. Dewight “Spanky” Devon Chambers Jr., Christopher William Hammonds, Emma Louise Johnson, Charles Timothy Land, Elisea Yuson Opeka, Nelda Ecker Wright.

Elisea Yuson Opeka departed for the heavenly home she was certain awaited her on June 12, 2018. Born June 14, 1947 in Liloan, Cebu, Philippines, she was the youngest of six children of Constancia Noval Yuson and Francisco Mantos Yuson who along with her brother, Juan predeceased her. Ely completed her nursing degree in 1964… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Perry Battle, Ms. Cynthia Moreland, Elisea Yuson Opeka,  Mr. Timothy Gary “Tim” Sartin.

Obituaries: Mr. Perry Battle, Ms. Cynthia Moreland, Elisea Yuson Opeka, Mr. Timothy Gary “Tim” Sartin.

Ms. Cynthia Moreland, age 54, of Rome, Ga. transitioned June 10, 2018. Service for Ms. Cynthia Moreland will be Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2 p.m.  at Greater Rufuge Ministries at 1604 N. Broad St., Rome, Ga..  Ms. Moreland will lie instate from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.  Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery.… Read more

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Obituaries: Carlee Bradshaw, Mr. Dewight Devon Chambers, Mr. Eric Alan Irmscher.

Obituaries: Carlee Bradshaw, Mr. Dewight Devon Chambers, Mr. Eric Alan Irmscher.

Mr. Eric Alan Irmscher, age 47, of Olive Branch, MS, formerly of Rome, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018. Mr. Irmscher was born in Columbus, Ohio on August 28, 1970, son of the former Janice Taner and William R. Irmscher. He was a 1988 graduate of East Rome High School and graduated from Mercer University… Read more

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Obituaries: Dorothy Chamlee Pilgrim, Mr. Wallace Sullivan, Betty Joyce Dobbs Trussell.

Obituaries: Dorothy Chamlee Pilgrim, Mr. Wallace Sullivan, Betty Joyce Dobbs Trussell.

Mr. Wallace Sullivan, age 79, of Rome, Georgia. went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Arrangements for Mr. Sullivan will be Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 1 p.m. Wright Memorial Chapel, 814 S. Broad St. Rome, Ga. Betty Joyce Dobbs Trussell, age 81, of Rome passed away Sunday June 10, 2018… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Haywood Arnold, Ms. Linda Mayer, Ms. Cynthia Moreland.

Obituaries: Mr. Haywood Arnold, Ms. Linda Mayer, Ms. Cynthia Moreland.

Ms. Linda Mayer, 70, of the Foster’s Mill Community, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, June 9, 2018, at her residence. The former Linda Sue Blankenship, she was born in Rome March 3, 1948, daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Jean (Bettye) Vann Blankenship, and the late C. T. “Buddy” Blankenship. Ms. Mayer was a graduate of Cave Spring High… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Grady Stewart.

Obituaries: Mr. Grady Stewart.

  Mr. Grady Stewart, age 78, of  Rome, Ga., transitioned June 8, 2018.  F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Phyllis Ann Johnson Boice, Mrs. Clara Breesawitz, Mrs. Glenda Ann Tomlinson Poole, Emma Jean Woods Scoggins, Mrs. Tammy Gay Howell Stamey and Carole Elaine Braden Tull

Obituaries: Mrs. Phyllis Ann Johnson Boice, Mrs. Clara Breesawitz, Mrs. Glenda Ann Tomlinson Poole, Emma Jean Woods Scoggins, Mrs. Tammy Gay Howell Stamey and Carole Elaine Braden Tull

  Mrs. Clara Breesawitz, age 85, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at a Cartersville healthcare facility. Mrs. Breesawitz was born in Huntington, W.V., on August 11, 1932, daughter of the late Walter Riley and the late Goldie Ellis Riley. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, Glenn Swann and William Breesawitz,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Timothy Lamar Foster, Mr. Wallace Sullivan.

Obituaries: Mr. Timothy Lamar Foster, Mr. Wallace Sullivan.

Mr. Timothy Lamar Foster, age 58, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, surrounded by the love of his family. Services for Mr. Timothy Foster will be Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Wright Memorial Mortuary Chapel, 814 S. Broad St. Rome, Ga. Interment will follow at the East View Cemetery, Rome,… Read more

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