Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Betty B. Flemister, James Harry Kelly.

Obituaries: Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Betty B. Flemister, James Harry Kelly.

Mrs. Frances H. Booth, 91, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Wright Memorial Mortuary. Betty B. Flemister, age 83 of Rome, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018, at her residence. She went home to be with the Lord surrounded by family. Mrs. Flemister was born… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mrs. Grace Maxine Wimpee Voils and Mrs. Mary Lou Baucom Williamson

Obituaries:  Mrs. Grace Maxine Wimpee Voils and Mrs. Mary Lou Baucom Williamson

Mrs. Mary Lou Baucom Williamson, age 90, of Lindale, passed away Friday morning, September 21, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Williamson was born in Lindale, GA on March 14, 1928, daughter of the late Alex Baucom and the late Cora McElheny Baucom.  She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Grady Lee Stratton, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mildred Price Wyley

Obituaries: Mrs. Mildred Price Wyley

Mrs. Mildred Price Wyley, of 3 Poinsetta Dr. age 93, of Rome, Georgia., passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018, at Floyd Medical Center. surrounded by her loving family. Homegoing services for Mrs. Mildred Price Wyley will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, at New Life of St John Baptist Church, 419 Walter St, Rome,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Louise Thacker Dunaway.

Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Louise Thacker Dunaway.

  Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, age 88, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Floyd Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Services for Mrs. Dorsie Black will be Monday, September 24, 2018, at noon at Thankful Baptist Church, 935 Spider Webb Dr. Rome, Georgia. Interment will follow at the East… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mr. Robert Lee Boice Sr., James Thomas ‘Jamie’ Hughes, Mrs. Sheila Ann Rose Lancaster, Mrs. Renita Lynn Osburn Robinson.,

Obituaries: Mrs. Dorsie Mae Black, Mr. Robert Lee Boice Sr., James Thomas ‘Jamie’ Hughes, Mrs. Sheila Ann Rose Lancaster, Mrs. Renita Lynn Osburn Robinson.,

James Thomas “Jamie” Hughes, age 14, of Rome, passed away Monday evening, September 17, 2018, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Jamie was born in Rome, Ga., on October 9, 2003, son of the former Christine Riley and Thomas Patrick Hughes.  He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School and was a communicate… Read more

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Obituaries: James Thomas “Jamie” Hughes, Mr. Leon Diamond, Mrs. Ruth R. Jones (104), Mrs. Bonnell Wallace Wright, Ms. Mildred Wyley.

Obituaries: James Thomas “Jamie” Hughes, Mr. Leon Diamond, Mrs. Ruth R. Jones (104), Mrs. Bonnell Wallace Wright, Ms. Mildred Wyley.

James Thomas “Jamie” Hughes, age 14, of Rome, passed away Monday evening, September 17, 2018, at his residence following a lengthy illness. Jamie was born in Rome, Ga., on October 9, 2003, son of the former Christine Riley and Thomas Patrick Hughes.  He was a graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School and was a communicate… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Samuel Carter Jr., Mr. Michael Paul Farr, Mrs. Bobbie Frances Landry, Mrs. Betty Sue Williams Martin, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rogers, Robert Jeffery Stansell, Blanche Sworden.

Obituaries: Mr. Samuel Carter Jr., Mr. Michael Paul Farr, Mrs. Bobbie Frances Landry, Mrs. Betty Sue Williams Martin, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rogers, Robert Jeffery Stansell, Blanche Sworden.

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rogers, age 87, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Rogers was born in Lindale, Georgia on July 23, 1931, daughter of the late General Jefferson Grogan and the late Odessa Sartin Grogan.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Grogan. Mrs. Rogers was… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Shelia Brown, Mr. Nolain Cunningham, Mr. Philip J. Smith Jr.

Obituaries: Ms. Shelia Brown, Mr. Nolain Cunningham, Mr. Philip J. Smith Jr.

Mr. Philip J. Smith Jr. passed away on September 6, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center in Rome. He was 95 years old. Born in Norristown, Penn., he came to Rome in 1978 to establish the Rummel Fibre Co., where he was operations manager until his retirement. An Army combat veteran, he served from 1942 to 1945… Read more

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Obituaries: John Alonzo Sturgeon and Mr. David Wharton

Obituaries: John Alonzo Sturgeon and Mr. David Wharton

Mr. David Wharton, age 58, of Rome, Ga. transitioned September 14, 2018.  Service for Mr. Wharton will be Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 2 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. The family will receive friends at F. K. Jones Funeral Home on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 1 pm until the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Minnie Lee Harris, Mrs. Dorothy Mae “Dot” Beard Jackson, James Lavern Mays and John Alonzo Sturgeon

Obituaries: Mrs. Minnie Lee Harris, Mrs. Dorothy Mae “Dot” Beard Jackson, James Lavern Mays and John Alonzo Sturgeon

Mrs. Minnie Lee Harris, age 89, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at a local hospital. Mrs. Harris was born in Dekalb County, Alabama, on August 9, 1929, daughter of the late Elbert Lee Pack and the late Emaline Peppers Pack.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, R. P. Harris,… Read more

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Obituaries: Herbert Lee Wheeler.

Obituaries: Herbert Lee Wheeler.

  Herbert Lee Wheeler, age 79, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at a local hospital. Mr. Wheeler was born in Asheville, NC, on March 1, 1939, son of the late Fate & Eunice Wheeler.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Lucille Austin Wheeler, by a daughter, Brenda McClure,… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mrs. Delila Hunter Alexander, Robert Earl Crim, Diana Dumas.

Obituaries: Mrs. Delila Hunter Alexander, Robert Earl Crim, Diana Dumas.

Mrs. Delila Hunter Alexander, 76, of Buchanan, Georgia; passed away on September, 11, 2018. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Diana Dumas, age 75, of Rome, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018. Born Diana Margaret Hutchins on January 14, 1943 in Rome, she was the daughter of the late Robert “Bob” and Virginia (Mungall) Hutchins. A graduate… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Vera Adam, Georgia Cumming Hardwick, Melburn “Mel” Jacob Hibbard, Norma Jean Sitton.

Obituaries: Mrs. Ella Vera Adam, Georgia Cumming Hardwick, Melburn “Mel” Jacob Hibbard, Norma Jean Sitton.

Melburn “Mel” Jacob Hibbard, 96, of Rome, GA, passed away September 9, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born August 15, 1922 in Manson, AR, son of the late Daisy Starnes and Jacob Foster Hibbard. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Doris Sade Hibbard, by his oldest daughter,… Read more

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Updated/Obituaries: Mr. William Carl Beatenbough, Ms. Geraldine Cothron, Dorothy LaNelle Daniel, Melburn Jacob Hibbard, Mr. Robert Lee Langham, Bessie Elizabeth Ott. 

Updated/Obituaries: Mr. William Carl Beatenbough, Ms. Geraldine Cothron, Dorothy LaNelle Daniel, Melburn Jacob Hibbard, Mr. Robert Lee Langham, Bessie Elizabeth Ott. 

Melburn “Mel” Jacob Hibbard, 96, of Rome, GA, passed away September 9, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born August 15, 1922 in Manson, AR, son of the late Daisy Starnes and Jacob Foster Hibbard. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Doris Sade Hibbard, by his oldest daughter,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. William Timothy Colley,  Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, Ms. Nobie Boozer Wright.

Obituaries: Mr. William Timothy Colley, Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, Ms. Nobie Boozer Wright.

Mrs. Orletta Gail Williams, age 73, of Rome, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018, in a Cedartown health care facility. Mrs. Williams was born in Rome, GA on November 20, 1944, daughter of the late James Thomas Dinning and the late Evelyn Addison. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her… Read more

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