Obituaries

Mr. James Fredrick Richards, age 80, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 20, 2019. He was born on September 2, 1939 in Cedartown, Georgia. He was the son of the late Ural "Bill" Richards and Jewell Cauthen Richards. Mr. Richards is survived by his wife, Linda Odom Richards…

Mary Ann Bramlett, age 78, of Tallapoosa, Georgia, passed away December 21, 2019. She was born October 9, 1941 to the late Irene York and Kimsey Bramlett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Lee York. Ann was a loving person who cared about her family and…

Bobby L. Skinner, age 85, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at a local health facility. He was born on June 30, 1934 in Gadsden, AL, to his late parents, Mr. Arthur Westley and Eva Scott Skinner. Mr. Skinner was raised in Cedartown, GA, and lived the last years…

Mr. Samuel Otterson Jones, III, 79 of Rockmart, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at The Bridge at Ooltewah, Tennessee. He was born February 2, 1940 in Atlanta, son of the late Samuel Otterson Jones, Jr. and the late Mildred Smith Jones. He retired from U.S. Steel where he was a super…

Mr. John Earnest Mann, age 70, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019. Mr. Mann was born in Carroll County, Georgia on January 18, 1949, the son of the late George Everett Mann and Mary Lucille New Mann. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army during th…

On December 18, 2019, William "Roger" Waldrop went home to be with his Lord and Savior who he invited into his life while attending First Baptist Church of Rockmart as a teen and where he was baptized by Reverend Corley. Roger was born in Haralson County on October 27, 1938, the eldest son o…

Mrs. Cora Ann Lee Stallings, always known to her friends as "Coty", of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019. She was born on April 15, 1930 in Felton, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Gordon and Sybol Gentry Lee. Coty is survived by her husband, Jesse (Jet) St…

Mrs. Martha Jane Forsyth McDurmon, 71 of Rockmart, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. She was born July 22, 1948 in Rockmart, daughter of the late Robert M. Forsyth and the late Mary Frances Sparks Edwards. Martha was a 1966 graduate of Rockmart High School and was an active member of the…

Mrs. Jane Elizabeth Tallent Costlow, 61 of Taylorsville, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. She was born December 11, 1957 in Rome, daughter of the late Ira Mack Tallent and the late Edith Wright Tallent. Jane was a 1975 graduate of Rockmart High School and earned her Associate Degree in …

Mr. Paul Edward Watkins, age 97, of Rockmart, GA passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. He was born in Atlanta, GA on February 27, 1922, a son of the late Walter William Watkins and the late Bertha Bell Costley Watkins. Mr. Watkins had made Rockmart his home since 2003, moving from Marietta.…

Funeral services for Mr. Jackson will be Wednesday November 27, 2019. Service will be held at Wingfield Funeral Home Chapel at 2pm. Mr. Jackson is survived by two brothers, Willie(Pandra) Jackson of Kansas City, KS. Jerry Jackson of Kansas City, KS. And one sister Robin (Ike) Hick of Kansas …

Mr. Jim Beck Edge, age 49 of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019. He was born on April 11, 1970 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Mr. Edge is survived by his mother, Amy Whitton Edge; sisters, Dawn Edge Kemp (Wallace) and Jennifer White (Glenn); niece, Amy Jordan Greer; ne…

Hugh Marvin McRae, Jr. was born on August 15, 1926, the son of the late Hugh Marvin McRae, Sr., and the late Lillian Russell McRae. He died on October 16, 2019 peacefully at his home in Rockmart, surrounded by family. Hugh graduated from Rockmart High School in 1944, and served in the US Nav…

Ms. Judy Sharon Bradshaw, age 71 of Cedartown, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019. She was born July 28, 1948 in Cedartown, daughter of Norman Edward Bradshaw and Louise Spivey Bradshaw. Judy worked for The Hon Company for 32 years before she retired. She loved to read and shop and…

Mr. Howard Lester, age 93, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday evening, October 8, 2019. Mr. Lester was born on January 17, 1926 in Haralson County to his parents, the late E.C. Lester & Viola Medlock Lester. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his lovi…

Mr. Winston Bradley Cook, Sr., age 79, of Cedartown, GA passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was born February 7, 1940 in Cedartown, Georgia, son of the late William & Helen Landers Cook; father in law, Albert C. Garrett Jr. He was also preceded in death by his brother, William C…

Elizabeth Gary Teems, age 88, of Cedartown, GA passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at her home. Liz was born May 9, 1931 in Cedartown, Georgia, the daughter of the late E.D. and Florine Gary. She was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Roy Teems, Jr.; her brother Wilburn Gary, and her gr…

Jerry Houston, Jerry Houston, 72, of Rockmart, GA died September 24, 2019. Services were held on September 27, 2019 at Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Hutcheson's Memorial Chapel.

Jackie Skinner, age 81, of Powder Springs, GA, passed away surrounded by her loving family on September 5, 2019 at her home. She was born on March 3, 1938 in Cedartown, GA, to her late parents; William and Troupie Kelley. Mrs. Skinner worked for Lockheed as a computer specialist for 15 years…

Mrs. Willie Jo Cornwell Moore, 82 of Rockmart, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, September 5, 2019, at her residence following several years of declining health. She was born February 3, 1937 in Bartow County, daughter of the late Nannie Edna Lee Cornwell and the late Oscar Lee Cornw…

Mr. Roy Coley, age 85, passed away August 28, 2019. He was born January 11, 1934 in Polk County Georgia. Roy proudly served for 8 years in the United States Air Force. Mr. Coley retired as a truck driver for Sand Stone in 1995. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He is preceded in…

Mr. Gary Lee Thompson, age 77, of Cedartown, passed away Thursday August 15, 2019. Mr. Thompson was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio on February 17, 1942 to the late Paul Lee Thompson, Sr. and the late Ruth Ann Cochren Thompson. He moved to Cedartown to become the Plant Manager at Sheboygan Paint …

Mr. George Leonard Vinson, age 88, of Cedartown, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019. Mr. Vinson was born in Gadsden, Alabama on January 11, 1931, son of the late Clifford & Irene Vinson. After serving our country in the Unites States Army, he worked for Wright & Lopez in Cedartown th…

Mrs. Patricia Ann (Pat) Troy, age 83, of Rockmart passed away Friday, July 12, 2019. She was born in Rillton, PA on November 10, 1935, a daughter of the late Frank Globosky and the late Maude Holderbaum Globosky. Pennsylvania was home for Mrs. Troy until 1960 when she moved to Tennessee. She…

Heaven could wait no longer... Passionate defender of the broken, rejected, mistreated, and misunderstood. She was a faithful, loving, and fearless mother, sister, and aunt. Nothing and no one compares to you. Survived by her daughter (Misty), son-in-law (Kofi), and grandsons (August and Alistair).

Edwina W. Carter passed away at her home on Heidelberg Circle on July 1, 2019. Heidelberg Circle is part of Heritage-Lowman in Chapin, South Carolina. She was born on February 5, 1943 in Cedartown, Georgia to Pauline Mitchell and John Ralph Williams. Edwina graduated with honors from Cedarto…

Mr. James A. Harrell, age 83, of Cedartown, GA passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019 in a Rome medical center. He was born in Rockmart, GA on September 20, 1935, a son of the late Dewey D. Harrell and the late Ida Mae Cody Harrell. Mr. Harrell had lived the greater part of his life in Polk Cou…

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