Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Franklin Penn “Frankie” Coker, Mr. Jeffery Edmondson, Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Mr. Bobby Gene Terry, Coach Rick Walker.

Obituaries: Mr. Franklin Penn “Frankie” Coker, Mr. Jeffery Edmondson, Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Mr. Bobby Gene Terry, Coach Rick Walker.

  Coach Rick Walker, age 72, of Rome, GA, went home to his heavenly Father on Friday, October 9, 2020. Coach Walker was born in LaGrange, GA on July 13, 1948, the son of the late Marie Lee and the late Calvin Walker.  A graduate of Berry College, Coach Walker played many sports and many… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Richard Hal Stieglitz, Mr. Samuel Edward “Ed” Wooten

Obituaries: Mrs. Juana G. Natividad, Richard Hal Stieglitz, Mr. Samuel Edward “Ed” Wooten

Richard Hal Stieglitz passed away at his home on October 9, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 13, 1933 in Cordele, Georgia, the only child of Paul Bernard Stieglitz and Annie Laurie Dupree Stieglitz. He grew up in Atlanta but spent his boyhood summers in Cordele on his Uncle George’s… Read more

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Obituaries: Martha L. Dutton, Richard Stieglitz.

Obituaries: Martha L. Dutton, Richard Stieglitz.

  Richard Stieglitz passed away on October 9, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Martha L. Dutton passed away on October 9, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Rome businessman John Dempsey dies just days after his 100th birthday.

Obituaries: Rome businessman John Dempsey dies just days after his 100th birthday.

  John Patton Dempsey passed from this life on October 8, 2020, just a few days after celebrating his 100th birthday.  John was born in Floyd County, Georgia, on September 20, 1920 to Lucille Patton Dempsey and John Reece Dempsey. A lifelong scholar, John graduated from Model High School in 1937 and University of Georgia in… Read more

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Services scheduled for Ms. Mazura “Mattie” Kee Champion who died following a collision in Shannon on Thursday.

Services scheduled for Ms. Mazura “Mattie” Kee Champion who died following a collision in Shannon on Thursday.

Ms. Mazura “Mattie” Kee Champion, age 74, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Ms. Champion was born in Carroll County, GA on December 10, 1945, daughter of the late Clifford Riley Kee and the late Doris Gussie Lester Kee.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her… Read more

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Obituaries: Cathy Jean Blakley, Charles Michael “Mickey” Cox, Mrs. Jean P. Duncan-Aiken, Mr. Scottie Gerald Davis, Mrs. Sandra Murle “Sandy” White Millard.

Obituaries: Cathy Jean Blakley, Charles Michael “Mickey” Cox, Mrs. Jean P. Duncan-Aiken, Mr. Scottie Gerald Davis, Mrs. Sandra Murle “Sandy” White Millard.

   Mr. Scottie Gerald Davis, age 76, of Rome, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Mr. Davis was born in the Celanese community of Rome, GA on February 15, 1944, son of the late Rev. A. C. Davis and the late Nellie Sexton Davis.  He was also preceded… Read more

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Obituaries: Kimberly Marie Bell Davis, Ms. Dorothy Renee Moore, Mr. Charles William “Bony” Riley, Mr. Robert Sullivan Jr.

Obituaries: Kimberly Marie Bell Davis, Ms. Dorothy Renee Moore, Mr. Charles William “Bony” Riley, Mr. Robert Sullivan Jr.

  Ms. Dorothy Renee Moore, age 60, of Cedartown, Ga. transitioned October 6, 2020. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mr. Robert Sullivan Jr., age 85 of Rome, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on October 6, 2020. There will not be a service for Mr.… Read more

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Obituaries: James “Brian” Bunch, Mr. Marvin Boyd “Bo” Campbell II, Roy Lee Clouse II, Charles Michael Cox, Mrs. Ellie Delores “Dee” Hinnant.

Obituaries: James “Brian” Bunch, Mr. Marvin Boyd “Bo” Campbell II, Roy Lee Clouse II, Charles Michael Cox, Mrs. Ellie Delores “Dee” Hinnant.

Mr. Marvin Boyd “Bo” Campbell II, age 58, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Bo was born in Rome, Georgia on July 30, 1962, son of the late Robert Edwin “Bill” Campbell, Sr. and the late Norma Anne Ramsey Campbell.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Teresa Campbell,… Read more

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Obituaries: James Alfred Dupuy, Jayson Keith Hightower, Mr. John Anthony Walker.

Obituaries: James Alfred Dupuy, Jayson Keith Hightower, Mr. John Anthony Walker.

  James Alfred Dupuy was born in Bunkie, LA, in 1925 to Burton Paul Dupuy and Mary Helm Dupuy. He worked as a mechanical engineer at Marathon LeTourneau, in Vicksburg MS, where he lived for 52 years. He moved to Rome in 2002 and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Rome. In addition… Read more

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Obituaries: Elizabeth Forehand Buchanan, Mr. Hubert Cothron Jr., Mrs. Ellie Delores Hinnant, Mr. Billy Eugene Morris, Sr., Margaret N. Smith

Obituaries: Elizabeth Forehand Buchanan, Mr. Hubert Cothron Jr., Mrs. Ellie Delores Hinnant, Mr. Billy Eugene Morris, Sr., Margaret N. Smith

Mr. Hubert Cothron Jr. age 70 of Buchanan, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on October 2, 2020. Service will be Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 1:00 p.m. at Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. Lawn 814 South Broad Street Rome, Georgia. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Georgia 30125. Due to COVID-19 the… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Paul Ray Cadle Sr., Mr. Hubert Cothron Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Paul Ray Cadle Sr., Mr. Hubert Cothron Jr.

  Mr. Paul Ray Cadle Sr., age 81, of Rome passed away on September 29, 2020. He will be remembered by many, and missed greatly by those who loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Ray Cadle and Elsie Ramsey Cadle, and his wife, Brenda Kay Carroll Cadle, two brothers, James… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Michael Wayne Binkley, Mr. Robert Dewey Lanier.

Obituaries: Mr. Michael Wayne Binkley, Mr. Robert Dewey Lanier.

Mr. Robert Dewey Lanier, age 84, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, in a local hospital. Mr. Lanier was born in Lafayette, GA on August 7, 1936, son of the late Charles Leroy Lanier and the late Lewie Watts Lanier.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served… Read more

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Services set for Friday for Jimmy Franklin Buffington, 66; dedicated volunteer firefighter, longtime employee at Storey Lumber Co.

Services set for Friday for Jimmy Franklin Buffington, 66; dedicated volunteer firefighter, longtime employee at Storey Lumber Co.

Mr. Jimmy Franklin Buffington, age 66, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, in a local hospital. Mr. Buffington was born in Rome, Georgia on October 2, 1953, son of the late Claude Rena Buffington and the late Mary Lou “Myrt” Tanner Buffington. He was a graduate of Armuchee High School in the… Read more

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Obituaries: Angelia Askew, Elizabeth Forehand Buchanan, Mrs. Barbara Jo Edwards, Pastor Mary L. McCluskey.

Obituaries: Angelia Askew, Elizabeth Forehand Buchanan, Mrs. Barbara Jo Edwards, Pastor Mary L. McCluskey.

  Angelia Askew, age 63 of Rome, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on September 29, 2020. Services will be on the lawn of Wright Memorial Mortuary at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at 814 South Broad Street Rome, Georgia. Interment will be in the East View Cemetery, 725 Kingston Ave NE, Rome,… Read more

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