Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Herbert Gale Jr., Charles Michael “Mike” Kirkland, Mrs. Carolyn ” Pig ” Ware Morris, Jagdishbhai Bhailalbhai Patel.

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Herbert Gale Jr., Charles Michael “Mike” Kirkland, Mrs. Carolyn ” Pig ” Ware Morris, Jagdishbhai Bhailalbhai Patel.

Mr. Charles Herbert Gale Jr., age 93, of Hiram, GA, passed away Tuesday evening, April 2, 2019, in a local health care facility.Mr. Gale was born in New Orleans, La., on March 10, 1926, son of the late Charles Herbert Gale Sr. and the late Esther Marie Corse Gale.  He was also preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Pamela Lorraine Fisher Ball, Mrs. Sarah Frances Higgins Bennett, Samuel Joe Robinson Jr.

Obituaries: Mrs. Pamela Lorraine Fisher Ball, Mrs. Sarah Frances Higgins Bennett, Samuel Joe Robinson Jr.

  Mrs. Sarah Frances Higgins Bennett, age 96, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Bennett was born in Floyd County, GA on February 14, 1923, daughter of the late William Lewis Higgins and the late Alice Melissa Watts Higgins.  She was a former employee of the Lindale Mills,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Edward Charles “Charlie” McAuliff III, Mr. Grover Franklin Mitchell, Mrs. Carolyn Morris, Mrs. Fielding Hight Stutts.

Obituaries: Mr. Edward Charles “Charlie” McAuliff III, Mr. Grover Franklin Mitchell, Mrs. Carolyn Morris, Mrs. Fielding Hight Stutts.

  Mr. Grover Franklin Mitchell, age 84, of Lindale, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Mitchell was born in Floyd County, GA on September 17, 1934, son of the late Grover Cleveland Mitchell and the late Pearl Miles Mitchell.  He was a retired brick mason and a veteran of the… Read more

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Obituaries: Laura Beatrice Smith George, Donald (Don, Donnie) E. Mull.

Obituaries: Laura Beatrice Smith George, Donald (Don, Donnie) E. Mull.

  Laura Beatrice Smith George was born to Bill and Mamie Smith on February 26, 1926, in Franklin, Heard County, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey H. George, her brothers Buick and Everett Smith, sisters Nora Smith, Lucille Smith, Vivian Ellison, and Willie Holder, and her daughter Brenda Dickson. She is… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Frances Couey Davis.

Obituaries: Mrs. Mary Frances Couey Davis.

  Mrs. Mary Frances Couey Davis, age 74 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Saturday March 30, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Davis was born September 16, 1944 in Floyd County a daughter of the late Webb Couey and Fronnie Middleton Couey. She was a member of Faril Baptist Church, and retired from Kmart. Mrs. Davis… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Virginia Litton Kirby

Obituaries: Mrs. Virginia Litton Kirby

Mrs. Virginia Litton Kirby, age 90, of Rome passed away Thursday March 28, 2019 at Brookdale Assisted living. Mrs. Kirby was born February 26, 1929, Floyd County, a daughter of the late Ellis Litton, and Rosa Padgett Litton. She was a member of Second Avenue Baptist Church and formerly of South Broad Baptist Church. Mrs.… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Cynthia E. Evans and Evelyn Kathy Diane Landin

Obituaries: Ms. Cynthia E. Evans and Evelyn Kathy Diane Landin

Ms. Cynthia E. Evans, age 63, of Rockmart, Ga. transitioned March 28, 2019. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer. Care and Direction entrusted to F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Evelyn Kathy Diane Landin, age 58, of Rome passed away March 28, 2019 in a local… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Leslie Steven “Bohog” Baker, Mr. Jack William Dollar Sr., Norma Celeste Hensley Osborne, Mr. Willard Martin Pace Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Leslie Steven “Bohog” Baker, Mr. Jack William Dollar Sr., Norma Celeste Hensley Osborne, Mr. Willard Martin Pace Jr.

  Mr. Jack William Dollar Sr., age 87, of Rome, passed away Wednesday morning, March 27, 2019, in a local hospital. Mr. Dollar was born in Rome, Ga., on November 23, 1931, son of the late Bowman and Dessie Justice Dollar.  He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Emma Lee Dollar, and by… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Jeffrey Wayne “Jeff” Davis, Mr. Brian Christopher Ross Sr.

Obituaries: Mr. Jeffrey Wayne “Jeff” Davis, Mr. Brian Christopher Ross Sr.

Mr. Brian Christopher Ross Sr., age 66, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Ross was born in Liverpool, England on September 5, 1952, son of the late Bernard Ross and the late Annie Daly Ross.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters.  Mr. Ross was… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Lena Sharpe Dew, Mr. Ray Earl Stepp.

Obituaries: Mrs. Lena Sharpe Dew, Mr. Ray Earl Stepp.

Mr. Ray Earl Stepp, age 72, of Rome, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Stepp was born in Rome, Georgia on October 6, 1946, son of the late Thomas Earl Stepp and the late Lucille Smith Stepp.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Debbie Shipp.  Mr.… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Frank Jackson Coffey Jr., Ondina Santos González, Mr. Charles Clifford Price, Mr. Antwan Washington.

Obituaries:  Mr. Frank Jackson Coffey Jr., Ondina Santos González, Mr. Charles Clifford Price, Mr. Antwan Washington.

  Mr. Charles Clifford Price, age 78, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Price was born in Lindale, GA on June 29, 1940, son of the late James Clifford Price and the late Mildred Melton Price.  He was a 1958 graduate of Pepperell High School in Lindale and served… Read more

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Obituaries: Wendell Dean Crowe Jr., Declan Wesley Hyde, Mrs. Edith Evelyn Mass.

Obituaries: Wendell Dean Crowe Jr., Declan Wesley Hyde, Mrs. Edith Evelyn Mass.

Wendell Dean Crowe Jr., age 66, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Crowe was born in Rome, Georgia on June 4, 1952, son of Margaret Katherine Thacker Crowe and the late Wendell Dean Crowe, Sr.  He was of the Catholic faith.  Prior to retirement, Mr. Crowe worked… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Ida Lee Montgomery, Mr. Kenneth Charles “Kenny” Skelton, Betty Mathis Smith and Mr. RT Stanfield

Obituaries: Mrs. Ida Lee Montgomery, Mr. Kenneth Charles “Kenny” Skelton, Betty Mathis Smith and Mr. RT Stanfield

Mrs. Ida Lee Montgomery, age 79, of Rome passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Montgomery was born March 30, 1939. The daughter of the late Richard Willis Dunaway and Eddie Mae Rosson Dunaway. She was a member of Pleasant Valley North Church, Western Promenades Square Dance… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Bobby Edward Dunn, Christopher Anthony “Chris” Minter and Mr. Dicky Stewart

Obituaries: Mr. Bobby Edward Dunn, Christopher Anthony “Chris” Minter and Mr. Dicky Stewart

Mr. Dicky Stewart, age 68, of Rome, passed away on March 20, 2019, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Mr. Stewart was born in Winnfield, LA on July 18, 1950, he was the son of the late Floyd Calvin Stewart and Margaret Bryant Stewart. He loved the outdoors and deer hunting. He graduated from… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Juanita Ann Burch Garrett, Mr. Antwan Washington.

Obituaries: Mrs. Juanita Ann Burch Garrett, Mr. Antwan Washington.

Mrs. Juanita Ann Burch Garrett, age 93, of Rome, GA, formerly of Huntsville, AL, passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday morning, March 18, 2019. Nita, as most people knew her, was born on February 25, 1926, in Covington, VA, daughter of the late Bessie and William W. Burch.  She married the love of… Read more

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