Luis Rodriguez

Luis Angel Rodriguez, age 18, of Adairsville, passed away suddenly Friday, June 2, 2017 at Cherokee County Hospital.

Luis was born on Oct. 28, 1998 to Angel Rodriguez and Maria Eduviques in Bartow County.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his brothers, Christopher Rodriguez and Diego E. Rodriguez; sisters, Liliana Rodriguez and Julyssa B. Rodriguez.

Funeral Mass was conducted Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. with Father Joe Shute officiating. Burial will follow in Fain Cemetery.

The family received friends on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Thomas Funeral Home from 3 until 6 p.m.

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Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Luis Rodriguez

Terry Denmon

Mr. Terry Wayne Denmon, age 64, of Calhoun, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017. He retired from Prater Ford and attended First Corinth Church. His parents, Byron Denmon and Daisy Hogan Denmon Crook preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jean Harris Denmon; step children, Brandon Brooker and Erica Christina Harris of Bakersville, Calif.; two sisters, Faye (Cecil) Burley of Rome and Judy (John) Chattam; brothers, Ray (Deborah) Denmon and Garry (Sarah) Denmon of Calhoun; aunts, V. L. Howell, Bobbie Boone, and Reccie Simpson of Calhoun; brothers-in-law, Michael Harris, Tommy (Rita) Harris, Joe (Barbara) Bennett and Billy Walton (Wanda Harris) of Calhoun; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 1 p.m. at First Corinth Christian Church, 728 Court Street, Calhoun, Georgia, with Pastor James Harris officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. Interment, Colbert Cemetery.

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John Booz

John Thomas “Gus” Booz, age 68, of the Scottsville Community, passed away on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Floyd Medical Center following several months of declining health.

Gus was born on Oct. 17, 1948 in Floyd County to the late Thomas Evans Booz and Elizabeth Van Landingham. He was a Plant Dye House Manager for Shaw industries for many years.

He is survived by his loving wife, Belinda Joan Booz; son, Matthew Thomas Booz from the Scottsville community, sister, Jane Thompson, her husband Butch and their son Jason Thompson from Rockmart.

Graveside Service was conducted Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. from Greenwood Cemetery in Cedartown with Reverend Danny Hightower and Reverend Clinton Carver officiating. Matthew Booz, Butch Thompson, Vernon Jones, Tim Hightower, Andy Hightower and Chris Hightower served as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to The Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for John Thomas “Gus” Booz

Chasteen Silvers

Chasteen Beasley Silvers, age 83 of Calhoun, died Thursday, June 1 at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome.

Mrs. Silvers was born in St. Clair County, Ala. on June 26, 1933, daughter of the late Herschel and Ruby Henson Beasley. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. B.W. Silvers in 2008; two brothers, Billy Joe Beasley and Buddy Beasley; and a grandson, Anthony Burton. She retired from Manning Mills in 2002.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Ingram and her husband Stephen of Calhoun; sons, Markie Burton of Calhoun and Adam Silvers and his wife Denice; two step-daughters, Judy Duncan and her husband Dennis and Dianne McBurnett and her husband Wayne of Calhoun; step son, Jerry Silvers and his wife Linda of Calhoun; a sister, Nina Yancey and her husband Clifford; grandchildren, Chris McGuire, Brittney McGuire, Cody McGuire, Christopher Ingram, Justin Ingram, Kaitlyn Ingram, April Silvers, Amy Burton, Andy Burton, Paula Parker, Melissa Sizemore, Jared Gray, and Jerry Wayne Silvers; along with several great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Chasteen Beasley Silvers were conducted Friday, June 2 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with Adam Silvers officiating. Interment followed in Chandler Cemetery. Pallbearers serving included Jerry Silvers, Jerry Wayne Silvers, Jared Gray, Alan Parker, Justin Ingram and Andy Burton.

The family of Chasteen Beasley Silvers received friends Thursday evening between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. at Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Chasteen Beasley Silvers are under the care and direction of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home.

Frances Pierce

Frances Kay Pierce, age 64 of Calhoun, passed away on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Mount Berry Hospice of Rome, Ga.

Frances was born on March 16, 1953 in Whitfield County to the late James R. Pierce and Cordelia Olivia Kinsey Pierce. She was a member of Heritage Baptist Church. Frances is loved and missed by her family and friends.

Frances is survived by her two sisters, Barbara Hensley, and Mary Jane Moore; three brothers, David Pierce and his wife Tina, Larry Pierce and his wife Ellen, and Terry Pierce and his wife Karen all of Calhoun. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services were conducted on Monday, June 5 at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Thomas Funeral Home with Reverend Brent Davis officiating. Burial followed in Curryville Cemetery.

The family received friends on Monday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1 p.m. at Thomas Funeral Home.

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Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Frances Kay Pierce of Calhoun.

William Roden

Mr. William Herbert Roden, 85, of Sugar Valley, died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his home, following six months of declining health. He was born in Henry County on Sept. 27, 1931, son of the late Gilbert and Vera Housmer Roden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Ramey Roden; grandchildren, Mikayla Roden, and Gianni Darden; his brother, Grady Roden; and sisters, Helen Ledford and Melba Jean Ray.

William was a veteran, serving his country in the United States Marines. He enjoyed the outdoors, wrestling and Brave’s baseball. He had retired from Shaw Industries and the Sugar Valley Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Faith and Deliverance Church in Resaca.

Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Gilbert and Connie Roden of Resaca; his daughters and son-in-law, Michelle and Jimmy Swafford of Sugar Valley, Inell Roden of Calhoun, and Rhonda Adams of Calhoun; a sister and brother-in-law, Doris and Kenneth Long of Calhoun; and grandchildren, Michael Ross, William Ross, Mandy Stinnett, Jamie Roden, Tonya Roden, Travis Roden, Amber Roden Haynes, Stephanie Darden, Lucinda Adams, Kirsten “Pearson” Webb, and Halie Swafford. Twenty-four great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and his best friend, Joe Parker, also survive.

Services to honor the life of Mr. William Herbert Roden will be held Wednesday, June 7 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home, with interment and Military Honors to follow in Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers serving will include Austin Webb, Jimmy Swafford, Justice Darden, Travis Roden, Michael Ross, and Kelly McConnell. Honorary pallbearers are Steve Long, Scott Long, and David Roden.

The Roden family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 6 from 5 until 9 p.m.

Condolences may be left at Funeral arrangements for Mr. William Herbert Roden are under the care and direction of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun.