Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara Marie Cuzzourt; Rev. Mark McLendon; Mrs. Irene S. Waid, 100; Mr. Sherman Ronald Waits.

Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara Marie Cuzzourt; Rev. Mark McLendon; Mrs. Irene S. Waid, 100; Mr. Sherman Ronald Waits.

Mrs. Irene S. Waid, age 100, of Kingston, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021. Mrs. Waid was born in Stilesboro, Georgia on November 30, 1920, daughter of the late James Elzo Shelly and the late Susan Haradie Rolan Shelly.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lee A. Waid, and by five… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Helen L. Lee, Ms. Ruth Davis Rice.

Obituaries: Mrs. Helen L. Lee, Ms. Ruth Davis Rice.

Ms. Ruth Davis Rice, age 88, of Rome transitioned June 12, 2021. Complete service arrangements is forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mrs. Helen L. Lee, age 59, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at her residence. Helen was born in Cartersville, Georgia on August 28, 1961, daughter of the late Furman… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Virginia Turner Gilreath.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Virginia Turner Gilreath.

Mrs. Mary Virginia Turner Gilreath, age 91, of Aragon, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Gilreath was born in Hamilton County, Tennessee on August 9, 1929, daughter of the late Gordon Lee Turner and the late Bessie Mae Cain Turner.  She was also preceded in death by two sons, Gordon… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, Mr. Devonta C. McClain.

Obituaries: Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, Mr. Devonta C. McClain.

  Mr. Devonta C. McClain, age 32, of Jacksonville, Fla. (formerly of Rome) transitioned June 12, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Ms. Doris Evelyn “Dot” Batie, age 97, of Cedartown transitioned June11, 2021. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. F. K. Jones Funeral Home.   Read more

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Obituaries: Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham.

Obituaries: Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham.

Margaret Irene Wiseman Park Gresham, age 90, of Rome passed away Wednesday June 9, 2021 at a local healthcare facility. Irene was born on November 19, 1930 in Rome GA., to the late George Dewey Wiseman and Lydia Adams Wiseman. Mrs. Gresham was a beloved school secretary at Johnson Elementary for over 30 years. Irene… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson.

Obituaries:  Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson.

 Mr. Winston Jerome “Tootie” Johnson, age 63, of Stone Mountain, formerly of Rome, passed away on June 7, 2021 Funeral services for Mr. Winston Jerome Johnson will be held on Saturday June 19, 2021 1:00 pm at Gregory B. Levette & Sons Funeral Home, 4347 Flat Shoals Pkwy, Decatur, Ga 30034. Public viewing will be… Read more

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Services set for Saturday for 8-year-old who died in a recent ATV accident; third area resident lost that way in just over two months.

Services set for Saturday for 8-year-old who died in a recent ATV accident; third area resident lost that way in just over two months.

  An 8-year-old North Floyd boy will be remembered Saturday in memorial services scheduled for West Rome Baptist Church. Daniel Joseph Burnham Jr. died in an ATV accident on June 3, according to the Floyd County Coroner’s Office. The death was listed as accidental. In his obituary (below), Daniel’s family says he died “doing something… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Andrew G. ‘Critter’ Edmondson, Mrs. Janette Hood Edwards, Harry James Taft Jr.

Obituaries:  Mr. Andrew G. ‘Critter’ Edmondson, Mrs. Janette Hood Edwards, Harry James Taft Jr.

 Mr. Andrew “Andy” G. Edmondson, age 63, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021, surrounded by his family and friends. Andy was born in Rome, Georgia on January 1, 1958, son of the late Horace “Ed” Edmondson and is survived by his mother, Gladys Douglas Edmondson.  Andy will be remembered for his… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

Obituaries: Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

  Mr. Ronny David Boone, age 56, of Rome transitioned June 5, 2021. Viewing for Mr. Ronny David Boone will be Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 10 am until 5 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Curtis L. Sellers, age 66, of Rome transitioned. Memorial Service for Mr. Sellers will be Saturday, June… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore,  Mrs. Shannon Lane Mull.

Obituaries: Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore,  Mrs. Shannon Lane Mull.

  Mrs. Joan Louise Shores Gore, age 76, of Silver Creek, passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her residence. Mrs. Gore was born in Rome, Georgia on January 21, 1945, daughter of the late Clarence Shores and the late Susie Boswell Shores.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52… Read more

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Obituaries: Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., Mr. Clive Hamilton Baker, Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

Obituaries: Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., Mr. Clive Hamilton Baker, Mr. Ronny David Boone, Mr. Curtis L. Sellers.

  Emerson Mack Abbott Sr., 53, of Cave Spring, died Saturday afternoon, June 5, 2021, in a Rome hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Abbott was born July 27, 1967 in Rome, Georgia, son of Mrs. Lorene Hicks Abbott and the late William Thomas Abbott, Sr. Mr. Abbot was a veteran of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Donna Jane Ramsey, Mrs. Jimmie Lucille Perry.

Obituaries: Mrs. Donna Jane Ramsey, Mrs. Jimmie Lucille Perry.

  Ms. Donna Jane Ramsey, age 57, of Rome, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021, at a nursing home in Cedartown, GA. Ms. Ramsey was born in Anniston, AL, on September 17, 1963, daughter of the late Sherman Ramsey and the late Carolyn Burlee Ramsey. She was also preceded by the “love of her… Read more

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Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Samuel E Looney Jr.

Obituaries: Harry Clements Christian, Mr. Samuel E Looney Jr.

Harry Clements Christian passed away peacefully in his sleep June 1, 2021. He was born on August 6 1933, son of the late William Clements Christian and Zelma Packer Christian. Harry married Lidelle Andrews in 1956 and they had three children; Allison Christian Free of Lawrenceville, Georgia, William (Bill) Clements Christian of Marietta, Georgia, and… Read more

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