Category Archives: Obituaries

Remembering Dale Robert Eckroat and Camellia Ann Holsomback Eckroat, who died weeks apart after 49 years of marriage.

Remembering Dale Robert Eckroat and Camellia Ann Holsomback Eckroat, who died weeks apart after 49 years of marriage.

  Services are set for Saturday morning for a Rome couple who died just weeks apart after 49 years of marriage. Dale and Ann Eckroat had long histories with the Pepperell schools. Their obituaries: Mr. Dale Robert Eckroat, age 78, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021, and his wife, Camellia Ann Holsomback Eckroat,… Read more

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Obituaries: Martha Kathleen Harris Baird, Ronald G. Cockrel.

Obituaries: Martha Kathleen Harris Baird, Ronald G. Cockrel.

Martha Kathleen Harris Baird, 84, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Rome Health Rehab Nursing Home in Rome, GA. She loved to read and her beloved dog, Angus. Martha was born in Newton, MS, on May 9, 1937, to James Harvey Harris, Sr. and Maude Etoile Harris. She grew up in Collins, MS… Read more

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Obituaries: Ronald Gene Cockrel, Rita H. Moss, Joshua Tyler Sherbert, Mr. Howard Washington.

Obituaries: Ronald Gene Cockrel, Rita H. Moss, Joshua Tyler Sherbert, Mr. Howard Washington.

Rita H. Moss, age 87, of Rome, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Rita was born May 9, 1934. A receiving of friends at Daniel’s Funeral Home for Rita will be held Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. A funeral Mass in the Daniel’s chapel will occur Thursday, October 14,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Paul Knox.

Obituaries: Mr. Paul Knox.

  Mr. Paul Knox, age 69, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at his residence following an extended illness. Homegoing service is incomplete, but will be announced later by Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc.   Read more

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Obituaries: Calvin Dwayne Barnes, Ms. Tina Louise Harbin, Shana Michelle Strickland.

Obituaries: Calvin Dwayne Barnes, Ms. Tina Louise Harbin, Shana Michelle Strickland.

Shana Michelle Strickland, age 50, died peacefully on October 3, 2021, at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia after being removed from life support on September 23, 2021. Shana was born on October 7th, 1970, in Lubbock, Texas to Harold and Patsy Strickland. Several years later, Harold and Patsy moved the family to Baton Rouge,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Amecia Levone Bohannon, Rickie Harold Bomar, Ms. Martha Jean Johnson Carson, Mr. McKenzie Shantell Hill.

Obituaries: Mrs. Amecia Levone Bohannon, Rickie Harold Bomar, Ms. Martha Jean Johnson Carson, Mr. McKenzie Shantell Hill.

Rickie Harold Bomar was born on June 11, 1951, in Lawrenceville, GA. While his father served in US Marines, his family moved to Hawaii, California, Louisiana, and North Carolina.  Rick graduated from Slidell High School in 1970 and would go on to attend Mississippi and Lagrange College.  Like his father who was also a minister,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Rhonda Chambers, Ms. Jacquilin C. Creamer.

Obituaries: Mrs. Rhonda Chambers, Ms. Jacquilin C. Creamer.

Ms. Jacquilin C. Creamer, age 70, of Rome transitioned September 30, 2021. Ms. Creamers’ Homegoing Service will be Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm at Christ Temple Rapture Cathedral. Interment will follow at Floyd Memory Gardens. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mrs. Rhonda Chambers, age 56, of Acworth, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October… Read more

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Obituaries: Robert L. Buchanan Sr., Jeffrey Wayne Burkhalter, Mrs. Flora Belle Moore-Daniels, Loretta Yvonne O’Brien. Also: Live stream offered for Randy Davis’ celebration of life service this afternoon.

Obituaries: Robert L. Buchanan Sr., Jeffrey Wayne Burkhalter, Mrs. Flora Belle Moore-Daniels, Loretta Yvonne O’Brien. Also: Live stream offered for Randy Davis’ celebration of life service this afternoon.

  Jeffrey Wayne Burkhalter, age 59, of Ray City, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. He was born in Rome, GA on December 9, 1961, to the late Paul and Edna Rooks Burkhalter. His grandparents were Charles Presley Burkhalter, Selena Washington Burkhalter, Henry (Bud) Rooks, and Louise Roberson Rooks, and he was also… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mr. Willie Harold Cowart, Randall “Randy” Lynn Davis, Evelyn Faye Hyde, Ms. Mary King, Mr. Marvin Randolph “Randy” Roberson, Mr. Donnie Ray Tate.

Obituaries: Mr. Willie Harold Cowart, Randall “Randy” Lynn Davis, Evelyn Faye Hyde, Ms. Mary King, Mr. Marvin Randolph “Randy” Roberson, Mr. Donnie Ray Tate.

  Mr. Willie Harold Cowart, age 84, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at a local hospital. Mr. Cowart was born in Rome, Georgia on November 17, 1936, son of the late Clarence Cowart and the late Louise Smith Cowart.  The Cowart family traveled the Southeast as the Southern Breeze Blue… Read more

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Obituaries: Michael Wayne Adcock, Mrs. Mary Lois Tuggle Freeman.

Obituaries: Michael Wayne Adcock, Mrs. Mary Lois Tuggle Freeman.

  Mrs. Mary Lois Tuggle Freeman, age 96, of Rome, GA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 2, 2021. Mrs. Tuggle Freeman, known to everyone as Lois, was born on July 30, 1925, in Rome, GA, daughter of the late James Argil Brown and the late Lily Belle Brown.  She… Read more

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Remembering Randy Davis: Celebration of life set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at State Mutual Stadium.

Remembering Randy Davis: Celebration of life set for 2 p.m. Wednesday at State Mutual Stadium.

Randall Lynn”Randy” Davis, age 74, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021. Randall was born October 31, 1946. A celebration of a life well lived service for Randall will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 2 p.m. at State Mutual Stadium, home of the Rome Braves, at 755 Braves Blvd NE,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Rosa Mae Barnette, Mrs. Gwendolyn Inez Jarrett Brown, Mr. Eugene McKinley Johnston, Mr. Larry Kenneth Landers, Arthur Rickman (Rick) Miller, Marian Wood.

Obituaries: Mrs. Rosa Mae Barnette, Mrs. Gwendolyn Inez Jarrett Brown, Mr. Eugene McKinley Johnston, Mr. Larry Kenneth Landers, Arthur Rickman (Rick) Miller, Marian Wood.

  Arthur Rickman (Rick) Miller of Rome, Ga., passed away after an extensive battle from Covid-related complications on September 29. He was 70 years old. Rick was born October 16 to Arthur S. (Doc) Miller and Francis (Duck) Burns. He was preceded in death by both parents, several aunts and his side-kick dog, Buddy. Rick graduated… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Martha “Jane” Chapman, Walter “Mean Gene” Cranford, Leonard William “Crop” Crawford, RaeAnn Sue Puryear Stanley, Mrs. Patricia “Sue” Vis, Mrs. Carolyn Carter Wilkerson.

Obituaries: Mrs. Martha “Jane” Chapman, Walter “Mean Gene” Cranford, Leonard William “Crop” Crawford, RaeAnn Sue Puryear Stanley, Mrs. Patricia “Sue” Vis, Mrs. Carolyn Carter Wilkerson.

  Mrs. Carolyn Carter Wilkerson, age 78, of Lindale, GA passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Wilkerson was born in Floyd County on October 3, 1942, daughter of the late Grady Hilliard and the late Virginia DeHart Hilliard. For several years, she has been employed at several restaurants and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. William Farrell Broome Sr., Walter Gene Cranford, Ms. Jacqueline C. Creamer, Mrs. Evelyn Lorene Siniard Hendrix, Mrs. Mildred Jean Lanning Shuler, Mr. Phillip Stocks.

Obituaries: Mr. William Farrell Broome Sr., Walter Gene Cranford, Ms. Jacqueline C. Creamer, Mrs. Evelyn Lorene Siniard Hendrix, Mrs. Mildred Jean Lanning Shuler, Mr. Phillip Stocks.

Mrs. Mildred Jean Lanning Shuler, age 91, of Cave Spring, GA, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2021, at a local nursing home. Mrs. Shuler was born on June 16, 1930, in Tuckasegee, NC, daughter of the late Gene Lanning and the late Kathleen Moses Lanning.  She was also preceded in death by her husband,… Read more

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