Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Lorene Hicks Abbott, Mr. Mack Beeman, Mr. William Albert Devlin III, Terry Allen Larson, Mr. Sander Salter, Ashley LeAnn Thornton, Mr. Randolph Johnson Trammell Sr.

Obituaries: Lorene Hicks Abbott, Mr. Mack Beeman, Mr. William Albert Devlin III, Terry Allen Larson, Mr. Sander Salter, Ashley LeAnn Thornton, Mr. Randolph Johnson Trammell Sr.

  Mr. Sander Salter, age 73, of Cedartown transitioned July 6, 2021. Memorial Service for Mr. Salter will be Thursday , July 15, 2021 at 2 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. Mr. Mack Beeman, age 81 of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on July 2, 2021. Homegoing service will be held… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Rickey Doyal Bailey, Mrs. Remola Wood Green, Lina Lamar Koon, Cheryl Agan Parks, Mr. Sander Salter, Rita Dee Poland Strawn, Mr. Edward Eugene Tillery.

Obituaries: Mr. Rickey Doyal Bailey, Mrs. Remola Wood Green, Lina Lamar Koon, Cheryl Agan Parks, Mr. Sander Salter, Rita Dee Poland Strawn, Mr. Edward Eugene Tillery.

Mr. Rickey Doyal Bailey, age 60, of Shannon, GA, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021. Rickey was born in Floyd County, GA on September 7, 1960, son of the late Robert and Johnnie Winkle Bailey.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Stanley Bailey.  Rickey worked for Brown Cartage and was a… Read more

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Obituaries: Mardene Chapman Baker, Mrs. Rose Marie Hunter, Mrs. Linda Ann McMurray, Mrs. Annette Joaquin Nelson, Mrs. Doris Eloise Sims, Samuel (Sam) Dennis Spradley.

Obituaries: Mardene Chapman Baker, Mrs. Rose Marie Hunter, Mrs. Linda Ann McMurray, Mrs. Annette Joaquin Nelson, Mrs. Doris Eloise Sims, Samuel (Sam) Dennis Spradley.

Mrs. Rose Marie Hunter, age 59, of Rome (formerly of Clarksdale, MS) transitioned July 5, 2021. Complete details of the Celebration of Life will follow at a later date. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. Mrs. Linda Ann McMurray, age 73 of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at her residence. Services are incomplete,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Marvie Sam Crook, Mrs. Mary Perry Reid.

Obituaries: Mr. Marvie Sam Crook, Mrs. Mary Perry Reid.

Mrs. Mary Perry Reid, age 69, of Armuchee, GA passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at a local hospital. Mrs. Reid was born in Anniston, AL on March 29, 1952, daughter of the late Alton Perry and the late Frances Elenore Yates Perry.  She was a claims adjuster for State Farm Insurance Company for… Read more

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Obituaries: Updates for Mr. Roy Darrell Dutton; Mr. Harold Samuel Alford.

Obituaries: Updates for Mr. Roy Darrell Dutton; Mr. Harold Samuel Alford.

      Mr. Roy Darrell Dutton, age 74, of Kingston, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Dutton was born in Rome, Georgia on September 11, 1946, son of the late D. L. Dutton and the late Bernice Moore Dutton.  He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Margaret… Read more

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Obituaries: Arrangements for Mr. David Bryan Sisk. Mr. Mack Lawrence Beaman. Mrs. Deborah Crawford. Mr. Darnell Smith.

Obituaries: Arrangements for Mr. David Bryan Sisk. Mr. Mack Lawrence Beaman. Mrs. Deborah Crawford. Mr. Darnell Smith.

  Mr. David Bryan Sisk, 53, of Rome, GA died on June 30 after a lengthy illness. He was a long resident of Savannah, GA before moving to Rome, Georigia, in 2016. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Savannah, GA. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church while a resident… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Antonio Chattam, Mrs. Patricia Ann Terrill Clendenning, Ms. Patresia Johnson, Phillip Luther Murphy, David Bryan Sisk.

Obituaries: Mr. Antonio Chattam, Mrs. Patricia Ann Terrill Clendenning, Ms. Patresia Johnson, Phillip Luther Murphy, David Bryan Sisk.

Mrs. Patricia Ann Terrill Clendenning, formerly of Rome, GA, passed away Tuesday, on June 29, 2021. She was the daughter of the late David Eugene Terrill and Mabel Adsitt Terrill of Fabius, New York, where she was raised on her family’s dairy farm along with her siblings, Douglas Terrill and Evelyn Terrill Knowles (deceased).  She… Read more

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Obituaries: Phillip M. Runyon.

Obituaries: Phillip M. Runyon.

  Phillip M. Runyon, age 72, of Rome, GA. passed away at his residence on Sunday, June 27, 2021. He was born January 23, 1949 in Breese, Illinois. He was the son of the late John and Mabel (nee McCracken) Runyon. He married Connie Sudholt on June 23, 1973, later divorced. He married Gloria Flowers… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Antonio Chattam, Sgt. Gary Glen McAbee, Ms. JoAnn Tidwell Newberry, Phillip Marshall Runyon, Mrs. Wilma Jean Slater, Mr. Paul Lawrence Shetter Sr., Carol Raiford Whaley.

Obituaries: Mr. Antonio Chattam, Sgt. Gary Glen McAbee, Ms. JoAnn Tidwell Newberry, Phillip Marshall Runyon, Mrs. Wilma Jean Slater, Mr. Paul Lawrence Shetter Sr., Carol Raiford Whaley.

    Mr. Paul Lawrence Shetter Sr., age 85, West Melbourne, FL, formerly of Silver Creek, GA, passed away Tuesday morning, June 22, 2021, in Rockledge, FL. Mr. Shetter was born in Catoosa County, GA on January 14, 1936, son of the late Carl and Arlie Bird Shetter.  He was also preceded in death by… Read more

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Remembering James Parnick Jennings Sr., longtime funeral director, community servant and Tennessee Volunteer fan.

Remembering James Parnick Jennings Sr., longtime funeral director, community servant and Tennessee Volunteer fan.

James Parnick Jennings Sr. passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021, at his residence surrounded by his loved ones following a lengthy illness. Parnick was born on June 4, 1930, in Etowah, Tennessee to J. W. and Gladys (Smith) Jennings. The family moved to Rome in December of 1930 when J.W. opened Jennings Funeral Home. Parnick… Read more

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Services set for David Warren, the jogger who died on Berry’s Viking Trail on Saturday. A career educator, he was GNTC’s horticulture department director.

Services set for David Warren, the jogger who died on Berry’s Viking Trail on Saturday. A career educator, he was GNTC’s horticulture department director.

  OBITUARY Mr. David Arthur Warren, age 64, of Rome, GA, passed away Saturday, June 26, 2021. Mr. Warren was born in Gadsden, AL on May 13, 1957, son of the late Thomas Glenn Warren and the late Louise Elizabeth Oglesby Warren.  He was a 1976 graduate of Emma Sansom High School in Gadsden, AL. … Read more

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Obituaries: Baby Masen K. Mayes, Mr. James Thomas Tate.

Obituaries: Baby Masen K. Mayes, Mr. James Thomas Tate.

Mr. James Thomas Tate, age 92, of Rome, GA, passed away Saturday morning, June 26, 2021, in a local hospital. Mr. Tate was born in Floyd County, GA on March 17, 1929, son of the late Grady and Cleo Whisenant Tate.  He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Vivian Hall Tate, and… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Calvin Kent.

Obituaries: Mr. Calvin Kent.

  Mr. Calvin Kent, age 60, of Cartersville (formerly) of Rockmart transitioned June 24, 2021. Memorial Service for Mr. Calvin Kent will be Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 1 pm at F. K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. Please keep the family lifted in prayer and they would welcome flowers at the ceremony. Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Charles Roy Cohenour, Mr. Edgar Dennis.

Obituaries: Mr. Charles Roy Cohenour, Mr. Edgar Dennis.

  Mr. Charles Roy Cohenour, age 74, of Rome, GA, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021, in a local hospital. Mr. Cohenour was born in Eldorado, IL on October 9, 1946, son of the late Roy and Ida Robinson Cohenour.  He was also preceded in death by a sister, Chrisida Oldfield.  Prior to his retirement,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joe Franklin Payne.

Obituaries: Mr. Joe Franklin Payne.

Mr. Joe Franklin Payne, age 73, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at a local hospital. Joe was born in Trion, Georgia on May 15, 1948, the son of the late Willie H. Payne and the late Marie Autry Payne.  Joe served his country in the United States Air Force.  He… Read more

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Remembering Herman Franklin Robinson, 96: Longtime local builder, active in American Legion Post 136 for nearly 70 years.

Remembering Herman Franklin Robinson, 96: Longtime local builder, active in American Legion Post 136 for nearly 70 years.

It is the longevity that gets your attention: A business owner for more than 55 years. Active in his American Legion post for almost seven decades. Celebrated his 96th birthday in January. And mourned by dozens of direct relatives — children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren — and his community. Many are remembering Herman F. Robinson today. Mr.… Read more

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Funeral services today for 2019 Model High graduate who died in land-clearing accident.

Funeral services today for 2019 Model High graduate who died in land-clearing accident.

  A 2019 graduate of Model High is being mourned following an accident Saturday afternoon in the Shannon area. Joseph Hunter Ricks, 20, died after slipping off a bush hog as he was working land behind the former Opi’s restaurant on Ga 53 just below the Ga. 140 intersection, says Deputy Coroner Brent Whatley. The… Read more

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