Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Miss Mary Frances Jones Beasley, Mrs. Eddie Belle Cosby, Mr. Gordon Lee Miller.

Obituaries: Miss Mary Frances Jones Beasley, Mrs. Eddie Belle Cosby, Mr. Gordon Lee Miller.

Mr. Gordon Lee Miller, age 81, of Cave Spring, passed away on September 30, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Miller was born on January 6, 1937 in Rome, GA, the son of the late Douglas H. Miller and the late Connie Carver Miller.  Mr. Miller graduated from Pepperell High School.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Tamaine McKnight.

Obituaries: Mr. Tamaine McKnight.

  Mr. Tamaine McKnight, age 35, of  Rome, Ga., passed on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Services for Mr. McKnight will be Monday, October 1, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Hosley Siani CME Church in Rome, Ga. The body will lie in state from noon until the funeral hour. F. K. Jones Funeral Home . Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Mr. Kenneth Dwight Dunagan, Thomas J “Tommy” Howell, Marshall Watson and Mr. John Henry Winkle

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Mr. Kenneth Dwight Dunagan, Thomas J “Tommy” Howell, Marshall Watson and Mr. John Henry Winkle

Marshall Watson, 16, of Cave Spring died Thursday afternoon from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Marshall was born in Rome December 14, 2001, son of Keila Grimes Rinker and Marion Watson. He was a junior at Coosa High School and studied welding at the College and Career Academy. He planned to graduate early and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Myrtle Dillard, Derek Cody Parker and Mr. David Miller Routledge

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Anderson, Myrtle Dillard, Derek Cody Parker and Mr. David Miller Routledge

Mr. David Miller Routledge, age 57, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, in Statesboro, GA. Mr. Routledge was born in Beaufort, S.C., on October 22, 1960, son of the former Sara Miller and the late Dr. James August Routledge.  He was a graduate of Darlington School and Floyd College.  A Registered Nurse, Mr.… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Joe Ray Blair, Mr. Edward William Ferguson, Mrs. Betty Bennett Finley, Mr. William “Bill” D. Leach, Ronald “Mike” Nowicki.

Obituaries:  Mr. Joe Ray Blair, Mr. Edward William Ferguson, Mrs. Betty Bennett Finley, Mr. William “Bill” D. Leach, Ronald “Mike” Nowicki.

  Mrs. Betty Bennett Finley, age 91, of Rome, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 26, 2018. She was born at home on June 26, 1927, in Isabella, Tennessee to the late William Henry Bennett and Florence Kilpatrick Bennett. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, William Henry Jr. and James… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Mary Jane Ayers, Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Florencio Limon, Mr. Robert Garry Stowe.

Obituaries: Ms. Mary Jane Ayers, Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Florencio Limon, Mr. Robert Garry Stowe.

Ms. Mary Jane Ayers, 63, of Cave Spring, died Monday evening in a Rome hospital following an extended illness. Ms. Ayers was born in Ludowici, Georgia, on May 4, 1955, the daughter of the late Treddis Marvin Scott and the late Etta Mae Foskey Scott. Ms. Ayers was a graduate of the Georgia School for… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Mary Jane Ayers, Dennis Crowell Freeman, Mr. Michael Kovach.

Obituaries: Ms. Mary Jane Ayers, Dennis Crowell Freeman, Mr. Michael Kovach.

Dennis Crowell Freeman, 71, of Rome, Ga., passed away on September 22, 2018. Mr. Freeman was born in Rome on March 25th 1947. He is survived by is wife Diana Freeman and stepsons William Goss (Gloria), James Goss (Lek), granddaughter Erica Ballinger (Nick), grandson Ryan Goss and great granddaughter Ava Ballinger. Brother Neal Freeman (Lynda),… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Dennis Crowell Freeman, Mrs. Donna Renee Weems.

Obituaries: Mrs. Frances H. Booth, Dennis Crowell Freeman, Mrs. Donna Renee Weems.

  Dennis Crowell Freeman, 71, of Rome, Ga., passed away on September 22, 2018. Mr. Freeman was born in Rome on March 25th 1947. He is survived by is wife Diana Freeman and stepsons William Goss (Gloria), James Goss (Lek), granddaughter Erica Ballinger (Nick), grandson Ryan Goss and great granddaughter Ava Ballinger. Brother Neal Freeman… Read more

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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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