Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dale Johnston, Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, Mr. James Stamper.

Mrs. Frances Kay Morrison Little, age 74, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday November 17, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Little was born April 26, 1946, in Floyd County, a daughter of the late Frank Morrison, and Bessie Barton Morrison. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Annie “Sue” McCord Garrett, Jerry Garland Hubbard, Mrs. Thana McCrary Parks, Louise L. Purdy, Mrs. Opal Edwards Thurston.

Obituaries: Ms. Annie “Sue” McCord Garrett, Jerry Garland Hubbard, Mrs. Thana McCrary Parks, Louise L. Purdy, Mrs. Opal Edwards Thurston.

  Mrs. Opal Edwards Thurston, age 81, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at a local healthcare facility. Mrs. Thurston was born in Fyfe, Alabama, on July 26, 1939, daughter of the late Cassie Edwards and the late Bertha Roach Edwards.   She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Kindel… Read more

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Obituaries: Jerry Hubbard, Mrs. Beverly Jane Maxey, Dorothy ‘Dot’ Evelyn Storey.

Obituaries: Jerry Hubbard, Mrs. Beverly Jane Maxey, Dorothy ‘Dot’ Evelyn Storey.

  Mrs. Beverly Jane Maxey, age 71, of Dacula, GA, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Maxey was born in Rome, Georgia on May 4, 1949, daughter of the late Pearcy Lanier Morrow and the late Lula Blanch Hutcheson Morrow.  She was also preceded in death by five of her… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Ronnie Neal Abrams, Barbara Butler Cape, Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, Jamie Lee Harbin, Sara Jackson, Dorothy Evelyn Story.

Obituaries: Mr. Ronnie Neal Abrams, Barbara Butler Cape, Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, Jamie Lee Harbin, Sara Jackson, Dorothy Evelyn Story.

  Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Cooper, age 60, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Cooper was born in Cedartown, GA on May 11, 1960, daughter of the late Herman and Sara Clark Brown.   She was a 1978 graduate of Cedartown High School and she graduated from Jacksonville… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Charles L. Green, Ms. Melody Dean Tarver.

Obituaries: Mr. Charles L. Green, Ms. Melody Dean Tarver.

  Mr. Charles L. Green, age 83, of Armuchee, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at a local healthcare facility. Charles was born in Rome, GA on February 9, 1937, the son of the late Scott Green and the late Gladys Bain Green.  Charles was a building contractor for many years and when… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Harry Joseph “Big Joe” Marion, Ms. Emma Reynolds, Mrs. Margie Faye Turner.

Obituaries: Mr. Harry Joseph “Big Joe” Marion, Ms. Emma Reynolds, Mrs. Margie Faye Turner.

Mr. Harry Joseph “Big Joe” Marion, age 81, of Cedartown, GA, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020, in a local hospital. Mr. Marion was born in Rome, GA on October 17, 1939, son of the late Harry Andrew Marion and the late Ann Garner Marion.  He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters, Margaret… Read more

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Obituaries: Sandra Kay Age, Mr. Harvey C. Brown Jr., Mrs. Sandra Sorrow Gipson, Mr. Floyd Max “Jay” Johnston Jr., Mrs. Vivian Rose Gladden Parker, Mr. Boyd Cornelius Penson Sr., Linda Jones Wrisley.

Obituaries: Sandra Kay Age, Mr. Harvey C. Brown Jr., Mrs. Sandra Sorrow Gipson, Mr. Floyd Max “Jay” Johnston Jr., Mrs. Vivian Rose Gladden Parker, Mr. Boyd Cornelius Penson Sr., Linda Jones Wrisley.

  Mrs. Vivian Rose Gladden Parker, age 80, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at a local hospital. Mrs. Parker was born in Cedar Bluff, Alabama on March 20, 1940, daughter of the late W. C. Gladden and the late Tilda Lindsey Gladden.  She was also preceded in death by her husband… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mrs. Mary M. Bradshaw, Ms. Shantazia Padgett, Mrs. Norma Waters Patrick.

Obituaries:  Mrs. Mary M. Bradshaw, Ms. Shantazia Padgett, Mrs. Norma Waters Patrick.

 Mrs. Mary M. Bradshaw, age 80, of Rome, GA, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, while in hospice care. Mrs. Bradshaw was born in Saugus, Massachusetts on August 20, 1940, the daughter of the late Nicholas Vazzana and the late Helen Vazzana.  She was a graduate of Saugus High School where she was a… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Floreine Jackson “Flo” Carter, Floyd Richard Jones, Henry Donald Walls.

Obituaries: Mrs. Floreine Jackson “Flo” Carter, Floyd Richard Jones, Henry Donald Walls.

Mrs. Floreine Jackson “Flo” Carter, age 95, of Kingston, GA, passed away Monday morning, November 9, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Carter was born in Rome, GA on October 24, 1925, daughter of the late Joseph Walter Jackson and the late Arlena Jacobs Jackson.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, George B.… Read more

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Obituaries: Glenn Ray Adams, Rebecca Brooke Anthony, Mary Muensterman, Clara Mae Stinnett Smith, Danny Stivers, Mrs. Shirley Arlene Washington Whatley.

Obituaries: Glenn Ray Adams, Rebecca Brooke Anthony, Mary Muensterman, Clara Mae Stinnett Smith, Danny Stivers, Mrs. Shirley Arlene Washington Whatley.

Rebecca Brooke Anthony, age 37, of Kearney, MO, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020. Rebecca was born in Rome, GA, on December 17, 1982, daughter of Izaak W. Anthony and the late Florence Brooks Anthony. She was a 2001 graduate of Rome High School and received her Master’s Degree in Polymer and Fiber Engineering from… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Howard Earl Smith Jr.

Obituaries: Mr. Howard Earl Smith Jr.

  Mr. Howard Earl Smith Jr., age 82, of Rome, Georgia passed away on November 7, 2020. Services are incomplete at this time but will be announced at a later date. Wright Memorial Mortuary. Read more

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Legendary  “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek dies at age 80 following pancreatic cancer battle. His last day in the studio was Oct. 29; final show scheduled for Dec. 25.

Legendary “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek dies at age 80 following pancreatic cancer battle. His last day in the studio was Oct. 29; final show scheduled for Dec. 25.

Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends. Thank you, Alex. pic.twitter.com/Yk2a90CHIM — Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 8, 2020 From Jeopardy! (click for more): Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and… Read more

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Obituaries: Rebecca Brooke Anthony

Obituaries: Rebecca Brooke Anthony

  Rebecca Brooke Anthony, age 37, of Kearney, MO, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020. Rebecca was born in Rome, GA, on December 17, 1982, daughter of Izaak W. Anthony and the late Florence Brooks Anthony. She was a 2010 graduate of Rome High School and received her Master’s Degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Betty Gail Barger Busby, Annie Ruth Jones, Mr. Sammy Turner, Henry Walls, Mr. Tommy H. Watson, Ms. Shirley Whatley

Obituaries: Mrs. Betty Gail Barger Busby, Annie Ruth Jones, Mr. Sammy Turner, Henry Walls, Mr. Tommy H. Watson, Ms. Shirley Whatley

  Mrs. Betty Gail Barger Busby, age 67, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, surrounded by family and friends. Mrs. Busby was born in Buchanan, GA on May 27, 1953, daughter of the late Albert Barger and the late Sarah Timms Barger.  In addition to her parents, she was also… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Rita Faye Reece Carver, Michael Driscoll, Miss Myrtle Ruth Lumpkin, Donna Jean Maldonado.

Obituaries: Mrs. Rita Faye Reece Carver, Michael Driscoll, Miss Myrtle Ruth Lumpkin, Donna Jean Maldonado.

  Donna Jean Maldonado, age 67, of Rome passed away Tuesday November 3, 2020 at her residence. Donna was born on August 1, 1953 in Hollywood, California to the late Geroge and Erma Brandon. She was preceded in death by her son Jason Graves. Survivors include her husband: Carlos Maldonado; grandchildren: Jordan Graves, and Morgan… Read more

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Obituaries: Michael Driscoll, Mr. Bobby Hall Hatch, Joyce Folk Hollingsworth, Ms. Doris B. Pinson, Mrs. Barbara Jean Rassier, Mr. Sammy Turner.

Obituaries: Michael Driscoll, Mr. Bobby Hall Hatch, Joyce Folk Hollingsworth, Ms. Doris B. Pinson, Mrs. Barbara Jean Rassier, Mr. Sammy Turner.

Mr. Bobby Hall Hatch, age 94, of Rome, GA, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Hatch was born in Rome, GA on July 7, 1926, the son of the late William Chester Hatch and the late Lillie Hall Hatch.  Mr. Hatch was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Rex Lynn… Read more

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