Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Janie Modenia Stafford Bridges; Cpl. Jessica Danielle Churchwell, USMC; Mrs. Jean Davis Herring; Mrs. Jacolyn Gould Jones; Mr. Ronald Lathan King Sr.; Cain Grayson Rittenhouse.

Obituaries: Janie Modenia Stafford Bridges; Cpl. Jessica Danielle Churchwell, USMC; Mrs. Jean Davis Herring; Mrs. Jacolyn Gould Jones; Mr. Ronald Lathan King Sr.; Cain Grayson Rittenhouse.

Cpl. Jessica Danielle Churchwell, USMC, age 21, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Camp Pendleton, CA. Cpl. Churchwell was born in Rome, GA on May 3, 1999, daughter of Lisa Rene Whorton and Augustus Perry Churchwell.  She was a 2017 graduate of Pepperell High School.  Following graduation, she enlisted in the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Andra Lou McStotts Pope.

Obituaries: Mrs. Andra Lou McStotts Pope.

  Mrs. Andra Lou McStotts Pope, age 71 of Aragon, passed away Friday June 26, 2020 in a local hospital. Mrs. Pope was born July 18, 1948, in Floyd County a daughter of the late Rev. Bill McStotts, and Inez Brown McStotts. She was a member of Gordon Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mattie Louise Hall Roberson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mattie Louise Hall Roberson.

  Mrs. Mattie Louise Hall Roberson, age 84, of Byron, GA, formerly of Rome, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Roberson was born in Rome, GA on September 8, 1935, daughter of the late David Silas Hall and the late Mattie Bell Bishop Hall.  She was also preceded in death by… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Ernestine Brand, Mrs. Myra Jean Bennett Kelly, Mr. Charles Wood, Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Ernestine Brand, Mrs. Myra Jean Bennett Kelly, Mr. Charles Wood, Jr.

  Mrs. Myra Jean Bennett Kelly, age 83, of Sharpsburg, GA, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. Mrs. Kelly was born in Floyd County, GA on March 10, 1937, the daughter of the late John Bealor Bennett and the late Lillie Mae Fowler Bennett.  She was a member of Line… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Jacie Wayne Easterwood, Mrs. Sigrid Louise Mathis.

Obituaries: Mr. Jacie Wayne Easterwood, Mrs. Sigrid Louise Mathis.

  Mrs. Sigrid Louise Mathis, age 91, formerly of Rome, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020, in Colonial Heights, VA. Mrs. Mathis was born in Rome, GA on January 12, 1929, the daughter of the late William Oscar Higgins and the late Sigrid Maria Bergwall Higgins. Before joining West Rome Baptist Church, Louise served… Read more

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Obituaries: Joe Berry Astin, Mr. Ramon “Raymond” Morales Sr.

Obituaries: Joe Berry Astin, Mr. Ramon “Raymond” Morales Sr.

  Mr. Ramon “Raymond” Morales Sr., age 66, of Rome, GA, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2020. Raymond was born in Houston, TX, on April 11, 1954, son of the late Benito Vargas Morales and Josephine Carranza Morales.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy and had been a resident of Rome… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Leroy Bryant, Werner Antonius Schmitz, Ms. Yolanda Evette Wright.

Obituaries: Mr. Leroy Bryant, Werner Antonius Schmitz, Ms. Yolanda Evette Wright.

  Ms. Yolanda Evette Wright, age 58, of Rome, Ga. transitioned June 18, 2020. Graveside service for Ms. Wright will be private. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Leroy Bryant, age 88, of Augusta, Georgia, formerly of Rome, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 following a brief illness. Services will be announced at a later… Read more

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Obituaries: Marjorie Elaine “Penny” Wright McCord, Mr. Charles W. “Buddy” Steadman, Mrs. Willodean Cooper Treglown, Mrs. Eleanor Ann Lankford Williams.

Obituaries: Marjorie Elaine “Penny” Wright McCord, Mr. Charles W. “Buddy” Steadman, Mrs. Willodean Cooper Treglown, Mrs. Eleanor Ann Lankford Williams.

  Mrs. Willodean Cooper Treglown, age 85, of Lindale, GA, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020, in a local hospital. Mrs. Treglown was born in DeKalb County, AL on July 9, 1934, daughter of the late Stanton Cooper and the late Emmie Lee Bowman Bennett.  She was also preceded in death by a great grandson,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Blake Chamlee Barton, Mr. Stanley Lewis Davies Jr., Patricia Ann Lane, Mr. Edward Thomas VanMeter.

Obituaries: Mr. Blake Chamlee Barton, Mr. Stanley Lewis Davies Jr., Patricia Ann Lane, Mr. Edward Thomas VanMeter.

  Mr. Stanley Lewis Davies Jr., age 74, of Taylorsville, GA, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at a local hospital. Mr. Davies was born in Paterson, N. J. on August 2, 1945, the son of the late Stanley Lewis Davies Sr. and the late Marie Hall Davies.  Stan had a passion for woodwork… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Wanda Faye Burkhalter, Mrs. Eva Jo Gresham

Obituaries: Ms. Wanda Faye Burkhalter, Mrs. Eva Jo Gresham

  Ms. Wanda Faye Burkhalter, age 63, of Silver Creek, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at a local hospital. Ms. Burkhalter was born in Rome, Georgia on May 27, 1957, daughter of the late Roy P. Burkhalter and the late Glaydean Collum Burkhalter.  She was also preceded in death by her grandparents, Clarence… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. George Lewis Fricks, Mr. B. Chandler Williams, Marquis Sullivan-Words, Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. George Lewis Fricks, Mr. B. Chandler Williams, Marquis Sullivan-Words, Jr.

  Mr. George Lewis Fricks, age 65, of Rome, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Fricks was born in Rome, Georgia on July 10, 1954, son of the late Doyal Hardin Fricks and the late Shirley Albea Fricks.  He was a 1972 graduate of Pepperell High… Read more

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Obituaries: Hal Emanuel Blanton, Mrs. Christy Lashawn Burks, Mr. David Lamar Griffin, Mr. Edward Olds Morris, Ms. Yolanda Y. Wright

Obituaries: Hal Emanuel Blanton, Mrs. Christy Lashawn Burks, Mr. David Lamar Griffin, Mr. Edward Olds Morris, Ms. Yolanda Y. Wright

  In profound sorrow we announce the passing of Mr. David Lamar Griffin, age 63, Rome, Georgia. Graveside services will be Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. East View Cemetery, 725 Kingston Ave NE Rome, Georgia. All services will be private in accordance with state and federal guidelines. A live video stream will be… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. LaRue Malcom Graham, Mrs. Carolyn Josephine Terry Miller.

Obituaries: Mrs. LaRue Malcom Graham, Mrs. Carolyn Josephine Terry Miller.

  Mrs. Carolyn Josephine Terry Miller, age 90 of the Everett Springs Community, passed away Wednesday June 17, 2020 after a short illness. Mrs. Miller was bon in Everett Springs on February 11, 1930 daughter of the late Franklin Lester Terry and the late Ruby Vivian Terry. She was preceded in death by her loving… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes, Miss Gloria Jean Blankenship, Ms. Sandra June “Sandy” Peace.

Obituaries: Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes, Miss Gloria Jean Blankenship, Ms. Sandra June “Sandy” Peace.

  Mrs. Debra Sue Knowles Barnes, age 63, of Rome, GA, passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at a local hospital. Debra was born in Rome, Georgia on June 20, 1956, daughter of the late Bertie Lee Smith Knowles and James Carlton Knowles Sr.  Debra was a Special Education Teacher with the Floyd County… Read more

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Obituaries: Sherry Lynn Arradondo, Mrs. Diane Poole Blair, Carol Nichols Graves, Mr. David Lamar Griffin, Dr. David Andrew Holland, Mr. Leon Herman Hopper, Mrs. Barbara Sue Whitehead.

Obituaries: Sherry Lynn Arradondo, Mrs. Diane Poole Blair, Carol Nichols Graves, Mr. David Lamar Griffin, Dr. David Andrew Holland, Mr. Leon Herman Hopper, Mrs. Barbara Sue Whitehead.

Carol Nichols Graves, a retired Heyman Hospice social worker at Floyd Medical and resident of Rockmart, passed away at the age of 75 on the morning of June 15th, 2020 after an extended illness. Carol is survived by her husband, Benjamin Locke Graves; her daughters, Leigh Graves Rolan and her husband, Tim Rolan, and Rebecca… Read more

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