Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. John Pendley Blalock, Mr. Terry Green, Shirley “PeeWee” Gaynell Lambert Patterson, Donna Bernice Rickett, Mrs. Susie Sanders Wilson

Obituaries: Mr. John Pendley Blalock, Mr. Terry Green, Shirley “PeeWee” Gaynell Lambert Patterson, Donna Bernice Rickett, Mrs. Susie Sanders Wilson

Mr. John Pendley Blalock, age 73, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Blalock was born in Rome, Georgia on October 3, 1947, son of the late John Pershing Blalock and the late Bobbi Hudgins Blalock.  He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Robert Reeps, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Clara Mae Gilliam, Mrs. Marjorie Tucker Lane, Kaye Culberson Ryan.

Obituaries: Ms. Clara Mae Gilliam, Mrs. Marjorie Tucker Lane, Kaye Culberson Ryan.

  Mrs. Marjorie Tucker Lane, age 86, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Margie was born in Whitfield County, Georgia on December 13, 1934, daughter of the late Herbert and Clara Tucker Slack.  She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, T. L.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Reva LaVerne (Hicks) Adair, Mrs. Dovie Key Dalrymple, Ms. Clara Mae Gilliam, Mr. Roy Donald “Don” Johnston Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Reva LaVerne (Hicks) Adair, Mrs. Dovie Key Dalrymple, Ms. Clara Mae Gilliam, Mr. Roy Donald “Don” Johnston Jr.

Mr. Roy Donald “Don” Johnston Jr., age 74, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Johnston was born in Floyd County, GA on November 5, 1946, son of the late Roy Donald Johnston, Sr. and the late Martha McGinnis Johnston.  In addition to his parents, he was also… Read more

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Obituaries: Dr. Elaine Hajosy, Mr. Donald Gene Hunt, Ms. Angie Ruth Prater, Mrs. Betty Joyce Smith, Mrs. Rachel Oaks Treadaway, Mr. Wilbur Turner.

Obituaries: Dr. Elaine Hajosy, Mr. Donald Gene Hunt, Ms. Angie Ruth Prater, Mrs. Betty Joyce Smith, Mrs. Rachel Oaks Treadaway, Mr. Wilbur Turner.

  We are sad to announce the passing of Dr. Elaine Hajosy on February 17, 2021, after an extended illness. Dr. Hajosy is survived by her adoring family, including three children, Louis Stephen Hajosy III of Athens, GA; Alison Grace Hajosy Land of Chester,VA; and Cristina Elizabeth Hajosy of Canton, MA; a sister, Rebecca Langdon… Read more

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Bobby Lee Cook’s obituary traces his life from Chattoogaville to courtrooms across the world. A private funeral is planned with a memorial service to follow.

Bobby Lee Cook’s obituary traces his life from Chattoogaville to courtrooms across the world. A private funeral is planned with a memorial service to follow.

  Bobby Lee Cook, one of America’s most celebrated lawyers, died peacefully at his mountain home in Cloudland, Georgia, on February 19th, surrounded by family. He was 94. Bobby Lee was born in Chattoogaville, outside the small northwest Georgia town of Lyerly, on February 12, 1927, where he was raised in a home without running… Read more

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Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Curran Max “Mike” Brown, Ms. Kena Chapman,  Bobby Gene George Sr.,  Mr. Gary Norman Gottlieb, Ms. Joy Linley, Mrs. Bobbie Jo McBurnett Dalrymple, Mrs. Esettle Louise Phillips Prevatt.

Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Curran Max “Mike” Brown, Ms. Kena Chapman, Bobby Gene George Sr.,  Mr. Gary Norman Gottlieb, Ms. Joy Linley, Mrs. Bobbie Jo McBurnett Dalrymple, Mrs. Esettle Louise Phillips Prevatt.

Former Cave Spring Mayor Bobby Gene George Sr., 84, of Cave Spring, died Saturday evening, February 20, 2021 in a Rome hospital. Mr. George was a native of Cave Spring, and was born November 6, 1936, a son of the late Judson Marion George and the late Lucy Melvina Brock George. Mr. George was a… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Kena Chapman, Ms. Joy Linley, Mr. Jerry Everett Peed, Mother Margie Pinson, Ms. Penelope C. “Penny” Tolbert.

Obituaries: Ms. Kena Chapman, Ms. Joy Linley, Mr. Jerry Everett Peed, Mother Margie Pinson, Ms. Penelope C. “Penny” Tolbert.

Mr. Jerry Everett Peed, age 77, of Rome, GA, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his family. Jerry was born in Fort Bragg, NC on October 16, 1943, the son of the late Junius Everett Peed and the late Mildred Whiteside Peed.  Jerry graduated from East Rome High School.  He… Read more

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Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Daniel Avis “Dan” Fricks, Bobby George Sr., Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, Mother Margie Pinson.

Obituaries: Ivy Joe Allen, Mr. Daniel Avis “Dan” Fricks, Bobby George Sr., Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, Mother Margie Pinson.

  Mrs. Marguerite Louise “Mugs” Grindstaff, age 94, of Cave Spring, GA, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Grindstaff was born in Rock Run, AL on December 11, 1926, daughter of the late Howard White and Katie Arrington Harrison.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Grindstaff,… Read more

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Obituaries: Helen Marie Lindsey Cromer, Mr. Samuel Edward Hutchings, Mr.  Robert “Bob” Jones, Ms. Elnora Long, Mrs. Geneva Marie Luckhurst, Mrs. Edna Lois Hollingsworth Rice, Betty Jane Wheeler Royal, Ms. Penelope C. “Penny” Tolbert, Virginia Sue Wahle

Obituaries: Helen Marie Lindsey Cromer, Mr. Samuel Edward Hutchings, Mr.  Robert “Bob” Jones, Ms. Elnora Long, Mrs. Geneva Marie Luckhurst, Mrs. Edna Lois Hollingsworth Rice, Betty Jane Wheeler Royal, Ms. Penelope C. “Penny” Tolbert, Virginia Sue Wahle

Mrs. Edna Lois Hollingsworth Rice, age 89, of Rome, GA, passed away on Friday, February 19, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Rice was born in Plainville, Georgia on January 16, 1932, the daughter of the late Ernest Willie Hollingsworth and Napper Mae Hollingsworth. She resided in the Shannon community her entire life and was… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Douglas Joseph Barton, Ms. Eloise Borders, Mr. Nolan Gail Floyd, Mr. Benny Rawls Gladden, Mr. Sidney Lamar “Bam Bam” Price, Betty Jane Royal, Virginia Sue Wahle.

Obituaries: Mr. Douglas Joseph Barton, Ms. Eloise Borders, Mr. Nolan Gail Floyd, Mr. Benny Rawls Gladden, Mr. Sidney Lamar “Bam Bam” Price, Betty Jane Royal, Virginia Sue Wahle.

  Mr. Nolan Gail Floyd, age 78, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Floyd was born in Floyd County, GA on May 18, 1942, son of the late Conn Floyd and the late Ruth Stewart Floyd.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Eloise Borders, Sandra Evon Loftin Evers, Mr. William L. Montgomery, Sanford Leon O’Neal Sr., David Tyrone (Ty) Sledge Jr.

Obituaries: Ms. Eloise Borders, Sandra Evon Loftin Evers, Mr. William L. Montgomery, Sanford Leon O’Neal Sr., David Tyrone (Ty) Sledge Jr.

David Tyrone (Ty) Sledge Jr., age 56 of Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at home with family. Mr. Sledge was born March 16th, 1964, in Rome, Georgia, son of the late David Sledge Sr., and late Joyce Elaine Sledge. A lifelong resident of Floyd County, Ty held many jobs, including working for… Read more

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Obituaries: Gail Smith Deschamps, Mr. Curtis Dewayne Williams.

Obituaries: Gail Smith Deschamps, Mr. Curtis Dewayne Williams.

  Mr. Curtis Dewayne Williams, age 51, of Rome transitioned February 15, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. Please keep the family in your prayers. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Gail Smith Deschamps passed away on February 12, 2021, in Atlanta, GA and is now reunited with the loves of her life, Dalton Smith and Robert… Read more

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Obituaries: Annie Hudgins Jones, Mrs. Betty Jo Carver Thacker, Vivian Brandy Miller Warden, Mr. Curtis Dewayne Williams.

Obituaries: Annie Hudgins Jones, Mrs. Betty Jo Carver Thacker, Vivian Brandy Miller Warden, Mr. Curtis Dewayne Williams.

Annie Hudgins Jones, age 88, of Rome, went home to be with the Lord on February 14, 2021. A lifelong native of Rome, Annie was born May 21, 1932. She was the daughter of the late Grady Hudgins and Jennie Pilgrim Hudgins. She retired from State Farm Insurance, the office of Theresa Lumsden. She was… Read more

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Obituaries: Giles M. Chapman Jr., Christie Pledger Garcia-Gravey, Wanda Jean Garrett, Annie H. Jones, Mr. Jerry Wright.

Obituaries: Giles M. Chapman Jr., Christie Pledger Garcia-Gravey, Wanda Jean Garrett, Annie H. Jones, Mr. Jerry Wright.

Giles M. Chapman Jr., age 82, of Rome went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, February 12, 2021.  Giles was born on November 11, 1938, in Anderson, SC the son of the late Giles & Mary Chapman.  He is survived by his wife, Iva, two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles & Season, and… Read more

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