Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Patricia Alene Alford, Ms. Maxine E. Donaldson, Ms. Julia Inez Ingram, Mrs. Katherine Louise Ray Mull

Obituaries: Patricia Alene Alford, Ms. Maxine E. Donaldson, Ms. Julia Inez Ingram, Mrs. Katherine Louise Ray Mull

Patricia Alene Alford, age 72, of Adairsville, GA, passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021. Patricia was born in Sumter, South Carolina on July 15, 1948, daughter of the late John S. Nesbitt and the late Cora Mathis Nesbitt.  In addition to her mother and father, she was also preceded in death by a sister,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Barry Edward Bagwell, Ann Blankenship Barber, Margaret Ann Hulet, Mrs. Lottie Mae Love, Ms. Elsie E. McClure, Mr. Thomas Austin “Tommy” Mullinax, Mrs. Barbara Eleanor West

Obituaries: Mr. Barry Edward Bagwell, Ann Blankenship Barber, Margaret Ann Hulet, Mrs. Lottie Mae Love, Ms. Elsie E. McClure, Mr. Thomas Austin “Tommy” Mullinax, Mrs. Barbara Eleanor West

Mr. Barry Edward Bagwell, age 62, of Rome, GA, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Bagwell was born in Floyd County, GA on November 16, 1958, son of the late Raymond Eugene Bagwell and the late Lois Faye Harris Green.  He was a self-employed mechanic and attended Sunny Hill Baptist… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Louis Edward “Ed” Baker, Mr. Dennis Ray Jackson Sr., Nola Marie Mayberry Powell, Mr. John Byron Reeves, Doyal Story, Mrs. Martha Jean Taliaferro.

Obituaries: Mr. Louis Edward “Ed” Baker, Mr. Dennis Ray Jackson Sr., Nola Marie Mayberry Powell, Mr. John Byron Reeves, Doyal Story, Mrs. Martha Jean Taliaferro.

  Nola Marie Mayberry Powell was born February 12, 1926, and died March 31, 2021 at Redmond Hospital in Rome, Georgia. She was the widow of William Joseph Powell, born November 20, 1925, died June 24, 1998. They were married for fifty-three years, having married October 1, 1944. They bore one daughter, Claudia, and three… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Annie Freeman, Ms. Louise Z. King, Mrs. Barbara Elaine Kinsey, Ms. Elsie E. McClure.

Obituaries: Ms. Annie Freeman, Ms. Louise Z. King, Mrs. Barbara Elaine Kinsey, Ms. Elsie E. McClure.

  Ms. Louise Z. King, age 78, of Rome transitioned March 30, 2021. Graveside Service for Ms. Louise Z. King will be Saturday, April 3 at Shadyside Cemetery at 3:00 pm. Public viewing for Ms. King will be Friday, April 2, 2021, from 1 until 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 10 a.m.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Mrs. Ruth Wyleene Fincher Edge, Mr. Andy William Gaylor, Mrs. Jerry Ann Holder, Mr. Stanley Wayne Kelley Sr., Mrs. JoAnn Swopshire Smith, Sara Bell Cordle Sprayberry, Doyal Nicklus Story.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Mrs. Ruth Wyleene Fincher Edge, Mr. Andy William Gaylor, Mrs. Jerry Ann Holder, Mr. Stanley Wayne Kelley Sr., Mrs. JoAnn Swopshire Smith, Sara Bell Cordle Sprayberry, Doyal Nicklus Story.

Mrs. JoAnn Swopshire Smith, age 69, of Rome, passed away on Sunday March 28, 2021 at her residence. Mrs. Smith was born in Knoxville, TN on June 3, 1951, daughter of the late Fred Swopshire and the late Hattie Lamb Swopshire. She had worked at Mohawk Industries for over 12 years prior to her retirement. … Read more

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Obituaries: Shirley Bell Allred, Suzanne Edmondson Field, Ms. Annie Freeman, Max Wysong.

Obituaries: Shirley Bell Allred, Suzanne Edmondson Field, Ms. Annie Freeman, Max Wysong.

  Shirley Bell Allred, age 80, of Rome GA, passed away Thursday March 26, 2021, in a local hospital. Mrs. Allred was born in Rome GA on August 6, 1940, daughter of the late Loyce W. and Doris Johnson Bell. Mrs. Allred retired from GE later to be Coosa Valley Credit Union after 28 years.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ennis Saddrick Daniels, Robert Allison “Al” Powell, Mr. Wilbert Price.

Obituaries: Mr. Ennis Saddrick Daniels, Robert Allison “Al” Powell, Mr. Wilbert Price.

Robert Allison “Al” Powell, age 63, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Rome, GA. Robert was born on March 15, 1958, in Floyd County, Georgia son of the late Milton Powell and the late Helen Mize Powell McGraw.  Robert, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, was honorably discharged after… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Mr. Clifford J. Fears, Janet (Jan) Jennings Musick, Mr. Wilbert Price, Lora Wade

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Mr. Clifford J. Fears, Janet (Jan) Jennings Musick, Mr. Wilbert Price, Lora Wade

  Janet (Jan) Jennings Musick died peacefully at her home on March 25, 2021, surrounded by those she loved the most after a long and courageous battle with cancer. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Parnick Jennings, Sr. and the late Patti Johnson Humphrey, Jan was born in Rome, GA on November 7th, 1952.… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Ms. Martha C. Cooper, Mr. Scott Dennis Hayes Jr., Frances Jauita Jones Parm.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph A. Burns, Ms. Martha C. Cooper, Mr. Scott Dennis Hayes Jr., Frances Jauita Jones Parm.

Ms. Martha C. Cooper, age 89, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at an assisted living facility in LaFayette, Georgia. Ms. Cooper was born in Gordon County, Georgia on February 25, 1932, the daughter of the late John L. Carden and the late Wilma Overton Carden. She was a member of… Read more

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Obituaries: Thomas Evan Dempsey Jr., Mrs. Ruby Louise Stokes Edwards, Mr. Scott Dennis Hayes Jr.

Obituaries: Thomas Evan Dempsey Jr., Mrs. Ruby Louise Stokes Edwards, Mr. Scott Dennis Hayes Jr.

  Thomas Evan Dempsey Jr., a lifelong resident of Cave Spring, passed away peacefully March 24, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Dempsey was born to the late Mae Foster Smith Dempsey and the late Thomas Evan Dempsey, Sr. on December 5, 1939. Mr. Dempsey graduated from the Cave Spring High School… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Horace Rickey Deaton, Charles Edward Jarrett, Ms. Georgia Leon Smith, Mr. Chrispin Glenn Stansell.

Obituaries: Mr. Horace Rickey Deaton, Charles Edward Jarrett, Ms. Georgia Leon Smith, Mr. Chrispin Glenn Stansell.

   Mr. Horace Rickey Deaton, age 62, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Deaton was born in Rome, Georgia on June 5, 1958, son of the late Horace Johnson “Buck” Deaton and the late Bertha Mae “Bert” Leonard Deaton.  He was also preceded in death by a… Read more

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