Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Rona Freeman Crawford, Mrs. Clesten Williams Early, Ms. Susie Viola (Rice) Lee, Mrs. Wilma Trotzke.

Obituaries: Rona Freeman Crawford, Mrs. Clesten Williams Early, Ms. Susie Viola (Rice) Lee, Mrs. Wilma Trotzke.

  Mrs. Clesten Williams Early, age 89, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Early was born in Tallapoosa, Georgia on February 14, 1931, daughter of the late Murdock Williams and the late Bessie L. Hamrick Williams.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Russell Early,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Deborah Dawn Bonds, Ms. Tamika Michelle Robinson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Deborah Dawn Bonds, Ms. Tamika Michelle Robinson.

  Mrs. Deborah Dawn Bonds, age 69, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020, in a local hospital. Mrs. Bonds was born in Dade County, GA on August 26, 1950, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Floyd T. Richards.  She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors… Read more

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Obituaries: Rona Freeman Crawford, Mrs. Ruth Henderson Hicks Edgar, Rev. Franklin Roosevelt “Frank” Smith and Mrs. Patsy Diane Casey Warren

Obituaries: Rona Freeman Crawford, Mrs. Ruth Henderson Hicks Edgar, Rev. Franklin Roosevelt “Frank” Smith and Mrs. Patsy Diane Casey Warren

Mrs. Ruth Henderson Hicks Edgar, age 77, of Rome, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Memorial services will be held on Monday, February 24, 2020, at 2:00 pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1645 Cartersville Highway, SE, Rome, Georgia 30161.  Dr. Walter Turner will officiate. In lieu of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Bobbye Tate Stipe.

Obituaries: Mrs. Bobbye Tate Stipe.

Mrs. Bobbye Tate Stipe, 90, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020. She was born October 12, 1929 in Scooterville, GA (Worth County), daughter of the late Robert Lee Tate and Corinne Stanford Tate. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lauren Stipe Sr. on July… Read more

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Obituaries: Erin Michelle (Ables) Clark, John Michael Erwin, Mrs. Jacqueline E. Sparks-Brock, Bobbye Tate Stipe, Mr. Daniel Webster Lee, Mr. Wesley Michael “Mike” Williams.

Obituaries: Erin Michelle (Ables) Clark, John Michael Erwin, Mrs. Jacqueline E. Sparks-Brock, Bobbye Tate Stipe, Mr. Daniel Webster Lee, Mr. Wesley Michael “Mike” Williams.

  Erin Michelle (Ables) Clark, age 28, of Lindale, GA passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday February 19, 2020 after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer. The tenacity and bravery continuously displayed by Erin during her life was, and will continue to be, an inspiration to others facing difficulties of any kind. To… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. James Fredrick “Fred” Eller, Mrs. Jacqueline E. Sparks.

Obituaries: Mr. James Fredrick “Fred” Eller, Mrs. Jacqueline E. Sparks.

  Mr. James Fredrick “Fred” Eller, age 80, of Rome, GA, passed away Wednesday morning, February 19, 2020, in a local hospital. Fred was born in Menlo, GA, June 3, 1939, son of the late Clarence Daniel Eller, Sr., and Ethel Morrow Eller.  He graduated from Menlo High School and had been a resident of… Read more

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Remembering veteran public servant William A. ‘Bill’ Peace, who’s career included emergency management, EMS, police, firefighting and 911.

Remembering veteran public servant William A. ‘Bill’ Peace, who’s career included emergency management, EMS, police, firefighting and 911.

  Northwest Georgia’s first responders today are mourning the passing of one of their own, William “Bill” Peace, who died Monday at age 60. He touched just about every level of public service available, from emergency management and emergency medical to police office, firefighter and dispatcher. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 this… Read more

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Mourning the passing of Rome Floyd Fire Battalion Chief Danny Lee, 61.

Mourning the passing of Rome Floyd Fire Battalion Chief Danny Lee, 61.

We’ll have additional details later today. From F.K. Jones Funeral Home, Rome: Mr. Daniel Webster Lee, age 61, of Rome, Ga. transitioned February 18, 2020. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. Please allow the family time to share together. Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. John Willis Bagwell Jr., Rose Mary Dennis, Mr. David Lamar Henry.

Obituaries: Mr. John Willis Bagwell Jr., Rose Mary Dennis, Mr. David Lamar Henry.

  Mr. John Willis Bagwell Jr., age 89, of Cave Spring, GA, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020, in a local hospital. John was born at McCall Hospital on March 18, 1930… so began a life of exploration that would take him far beyond the fields of his beloved Floyd County. He graduated from McHenry… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Josephine Burrell, Judy Denise Jones and Mrs. Olga Kisor Logan

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Josephine Burrell, Judy Denise Jones and Mrs. Olga Kisor Logan

Mrs. Mary Josephine Burrell, 90, transitioned peacefully February 14, 2020, at her residence in Rome, Georgia. Services will be Thursday. February 20, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 700 Broad St, Rome, Georgia. She will lie in state from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will follow in the East View… Read more

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Obituaries: Rose Mary Dennis, Mrs. Hazel Evelyn York Mull.

Obituaries: Rose Mary Dennis, Mrs. Hazel Evelyn York Mull.

  Mrs. Hazel Evelyn York Mull, age 85, of Silver Creek, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at a Chattanooga Hospital. Mrs. Mull was born in Floyd County, Georgia on October 18, 1943, daughter of the late Isaac Alfred York and the late Lizzy Pearl Boatner York.  She was also preceded in death by… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ricky Dale Autry and Mr. Jesse Michael Keith

Obituaries: Mr. Ricky Dale Autry and Mr. Jesse Michael Keith

Mr. Ricky Dale Autry, age 61, of Silver Creek, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Autry was born in Rome, Georgia on September 28, 1958, son of the late John P. Autry and the late Cora Lee Hall Autry.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Cindy Rebecca… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Josephine Burrell, Mr. James Richard Voivedich.

Obituaries: Mrs. Josephine Burrell, Mr. James Richard Voivedich.

    Mr. James Richard Voivedich, age 69, of Rome, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at his residence. Jimmy was born in Mobile, Alabama on May 21, 1950, son of the late Billie Hogan Voivedich and Richard James Voivedich. Jimmy loved music, Alabama football, bass fishing, storm chasing and was a drummer.  He… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Marion Christopher Richards, Mrs. Ruby Jewell “Juby” Whittenburg.

Obituaries: Mrs. Marion Christopher Richards, Mrs. Ruby Jewell “Juby” Whittenburg.

  Mrs. Marion Christopher Richards, age 91 of West 10th Street, Rome died Wednesday February 12, 2020 following an extended illness. Mrs. Richards was born July 4, 1928 in Greer SC, daughter of the late Homer Cecil Christopher and Martha Katherine Raines Christopher. Until her retirement Mrs. Richards had been employed with the Floyd County… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Janice Burgess Dodson, Mrs. Marilyn Joyce McDonald.

Obituaries: Mrs. Janice Burgess Dodson, Mrs. Marilyn Joyce McDonald.

Mrs. Janice Burgess Dodson, age 78, of Rome, GA, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020, in a local hospital. Janice was born in Spartanburg, SC, on April 27, 1941, daughter of the late Wyatt Aiken Burgess and Elease Lennie Bolin Burgess.  She was raised in Lyman, SC, and lived the greater part of her life… Read more

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