Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries: Stella Izeta Bailiff, Mrs. Glennie Magdalene Coley, Mr. Robert Donald “Don” Hammond, Louise Holman, Nancy Beth Ludwig, Donna Sue Nicholson Mullinax, Glenda Faye Hall West.

Obituaries: Stella Izeta Bailiff, Mrs. Glennie Magdalene Coley, Mr. Robert Donald “Don” Hammond, Louise Holman, Nancy Beth Ludwig, Donna Sue Nicholson Mullinax, Glenda Faye Hall West.

      Mrs. Glennie Magdalene Coley, age 98, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020, at a local assisted living facility. Mrs. Coley was born in Floyd County, Georgia on November 19, 1921, daughter of the late Tontas Phelps and the late Eula Hitchcock Phelps.  She was also preceded in death by… Read more

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Obituaries: Sarah Elizabeth Barnes, Ms. Wendy Delilah Brannon, Mr. Walter Lee Holden, Ms. Johnnie Fay Harrison Johns and Mrs. Patricia Ann Nelson

Obituaries: Sarah Elizabeth Barnes, Ms. Wendy Delilah Brannon, Mr. Walter Lee Holden, Ms. Johnnie Fay Harrison Johns and Mrs. Patricia Ann Nelson

Sarah Elizabeth Barnes, age 32, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Sarah was born on October 13, 1987 in Austell, GA, daughter of Thomas Scott Postell and Dreama Harbour Postell. As a teenager, Sarah signaled her life would be devoted to helping others when she became a lifeguard. In 2015 she achieved her dream… Read more

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Obituaries: Donald Lamar Crawford, Mrs. Darlene Hunter, Mr. Walter Lee Johnson Jr., Mr. J. W. King.

Obituaries: Donald Lamar Crawford, Mrs. Darlene Hunter, Mr. Walter Lee Johnson Jr., Mr. J. W. King.

Mrs. Darlene Hunter, 72, of Cedartown, died Thursday morning, January 30, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness. The former Darlene Jackson, she was born in Cedartown April 25, 1947, a daughter of the late Franklin Jackson and the late Martha Wiggins Jackson. Mrs. Hunter was of the Baptist faith. Besides her parents, she… Read more

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Obituaries: Donald Lamar Crawford, Mr. William F. Ferguson.

Obituaries: Donald Lamar Crawford, Mr. William F. Ferguson.

  Mr. William F. Ferguson, 59, transitioned peacefully on Jan. 29, 2020, at his residence, 410 Branham Ave. Rome, Georgia. Services are incomplete but will be announced at a later date. Wright Memorial Mortuary. Donald Lamar Crawford, 60, passed away on January 24, 2020. Daniel’s Funeral Home. Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dereck Brown, Mr. Emmett Cabe,  Van Autrell Padgett, Mr. Roy Earl Shedd.

Obituaries: Mr. Joseph Dereck Brown, Mr. Emmett Cabe,  Van Autrell Padgett, Mr. Roy Earl Shedd.

  Mr. Roy Earl Shedd, age 82, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Shedd was born in Floyd County, Georgia on March 12, 1937, son of the late Herbert Lee Shedd and the late Lillie Williams Shedd.  He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Helen Casey… Read more

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Obituaries: John M. Burch, Deacon George Chislom.

Obituaries: John M. Burch, Deacon George Chislom.

  Deacon George Chislom, age 74, of Cedartown, Ga. (Collard Valley community) transitioned from Labor to Reward January 27, 2020. Complete arrangements are forthcoming. Please allow the family time to share together. F. K. Jones Funeral Home. John M. Burch, 93, passed away peacefully in his residence in Kingston, Ga. on January 25, 2020. John… Read more

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Obituaries:  William D. Hutchings, Mr. John Merrell Wood.

Obituaries:  William D. Hutchings, Mr. John Merrell Wood.

Mr. John Merrell Wood, age 84, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, January 26, 2020, at a local hospital. Mr. Wood was born in Sand Rock, Alabama on January 6, 1936, the oldest of nine children of the late John Merrell Wood, Sr. and the late Catherine Armstrong Wood Owens.  He was also preceded in… Read more

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Obituaries: John Marcellus Burch, Mr. Hughie Lee Shirey.

Obituaries: John Marcellus Burch, Mr. Hughie Lee Shirey.

Mr. Hughie Lee Shirey, age 83, of Rome, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Shirey was born in Floyd County, GA on June 28, 1936, son of the late Andrew Jackson Shirey and the late Leona Hammonds Shirey.  He worked in the textile industry… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Jeraldine Anthony and Walter Mitchell Gregory

Obituaries: Mrs. Jeraldine Anthony and Walter Mitchell Gregory

Walter Mitchell Gregory, age 57, of Rome passed away January 23, 2020 in a local hospital. Mitchell was born October 2, 1962, in Carrabus, NC a son of Margie Goodman Beckham, and the late Walter Junior Gregory. He was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Carol Duke, Patricia (Trish) Ann Hannon Gresham.

Obituaries: Mrs. Glenda Carol Duke, Patricia (Trish) Ann Hannon Gresham.

Mrs. Glenda Carol Duke, age 81, of Rome, GA, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020, in a local hospital. Mrs. Duke was born in Floyd County, GA on March 30, 1938, daughter of the late G. W. Harris and the late Helen Curtis Harris.  Mrs. Duke was a homemaker and a private caregiver.  She… Read more

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Obituaries: Ms. Jacquelynn Denise Adams, Betty Jean Crider Keener, Mr. William Matthew Mullins, Mrs. Annie Mae Wheeler Mitchell-Watkins.

Obituaries: Ms. Jacquelynn Denise Adams, Betty Jean Crider Keener, Mr. William Matthew Mullins, Mrs. Annie Mae Wheeler Mitchell-Watkins.

  Mr. William Matthew Mullins, age 44, of Kingston, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Matt was born in Ypsilanti, MI on May 30, 1975, the son of Tommy and Kyeisa Fuller.  He was a member of New Vision Baptist Church in Cartersville, GA.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William… Read more

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Obituaries:  Mrs. Patricia “Rosie” Drought, Mrs. Jeanne Lamar Whitehead Mitchell, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Michael C. Washington.

Obituaries: Mrs. Patricia “Rosie” Drought, Mrs. Jeanne Lamar Whitehead Mitchell, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Michael C. Washington.

Mr. Michael C. Washington, age 62, of Cedartown, Ga. transitioned January 20, 2020. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date.  F.K. Jones Funeral Home. Randa Farid Mixon passed away peacefully at her home on sunny Monday morning, January 20, 2020, surrounded by her loving family and devoted friends. Randa was born on May 2,… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara Ann Adkins, Mrs. Lisa Marie Dew, Mrs. Janet Karen Gazerro, Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Marshall Thomas “M. T.” Mullinax.

Obituaries: Mrs. Barbara Ann Adkins, Mrs. Lisa Marie Dew, Mrs. Janet Karen Gazerro, Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Marshall Thomas “M. T.” Mullinax.

Randa Farid Mixon passed away peacefully at her home on sunny Monday morning, January 20, 2020, surrounded by her loving family and devoted friends. Randa was born on May 2, 1945 in Cairo, Egypt. The daughter of General Salah Farid and Aida “Lulu” Fahmy Farid. She, along with her sister, Mervette enjoyed a childhood of… Read more

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Obituaries: Mr. Dewey Keith Dill, Ms. Dinita Diane Ferguson, Otis Milner, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Terry Leslie Redden.

Obituaries: Mr. Dewey Keith Dill, Ms. Dinita Diane Ferguson, Otis Milner, Randa Farid Mixon, Mr. Terry Leslie Redden.

Mr. Dewey Keith Dill, age 64, of Rome, GA, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020, in a local hospital. Mr. Dill was born in Rome, GA on October 14, 1955, son of the former Marjorie Ward and the late Dewey Seals Dill.  He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Milburn F. and… Read more

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Obituaries: James Michael Holcomb, Mr. Roy Russell Mullins, Sr., Mrs. Jacqueline Evonne Price, Mrs. Mary Lee Towe Prince and Mary Stanley.

Obituaries: James Michael Holcomb, Mr. Roy Russell Mullins, Sr., Mrs. Jacqueline Evonne Price, Mrs. Mary Lee Towe Prince and Mary Stanley.

Mr. Roy Russell Mullins, Sr., age 65, of Lindale, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Mullins was born in Rome, Georgia on January 25, 1954, son of the late Henry Russell Mullins, Jr. and the late Dorothy Hodges Mullins. In addition to his parents, Mr. Mullins was preceded in death… Read more

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Obituaries: Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, Mr. Leon Godfrey and Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin

Obituaries: Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, Mr. Leon Godfrey and Ms. Lakendra Rochelle Griffin

Mrs. Zelma Lucille Clements, age 92, of Rome, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020, in a local hospital. Mrs. Clements was born in Floyd County, Georgia on October 1, 1927, daughter of the late Robert Richard Cantrell and the late Josephine Wilkins Cantrell. She was a former employee of Coca-Cola of Rome and later… Read more

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Obituaries: Linda Trammell McDermont and Harriet Penn Whittenburg 

Obituaries: Linda Trammell McDermont and Harriet Penn Whittenburg 

Linda Trammell McDermont, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at a local hospital. Linda was born, May 4, 1943, the daughter of the late Luther S. and Donnie Mae Trammell. She was also preceded in death by her son Donald Edward McDermont, Jr. and a sister, Margo Trammell Atchley. Linda is survived by… Read more

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