Obituaries

Mrs. Sullivan

Mrs. Blanche Scoggins Sullivan, age 88 of Aragon passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2017.

Mrs. Sullivan was born Oct. 31, 1928 in Aragon, daughter of the late Clifford Scoggins and the late Katie Bishop Scoggins. She was a former employee of the Goodyear Mill and of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Sullivan loved to work in her garden and grow flowers, but her family meant everything.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Johnny “Red” Sullivan on October 16, 2006; daughter, Linda Sullivan; son, Melvin Sullivan; grandson, John Caleb Garrison; two brothers, Donald Scoggins and Junior Scoggins; and four sisters, Bert Scoggins, Frances Arp, Glenda Fitzpatrick and Margie Knowles.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Katie and Lamar Spinks of Aragon and Brenda and Gary Garrison of Franklin, Louisiana; Joyce and Whit Dunn of Centre, Alabama; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Carol Sullivan of Cartersville and Michael and Barbara Sullivan of Cedartown; sister, Sue Bradshaw of Aragon; eleven grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sullivan were held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Freeman Harris Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Robinson officiating.

Interment services followed in the family lot of the Aragon Cemetery.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ray Sullivan Jr., Travis Spinks, Jason Sullivan, Donald Sullivan, Matt Garrison, Trevor Spinks, Colton Knight and Josh Robinson.

Please visit www.freemanharrisfunerals.com to extend personal condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook.

Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of the funeral services for Mrs. Blanche Scoggins Sullivan.

Infant Karaline Thompson

Infant Karaline Nikole Thompson, infant daughter of Chadwick Jermaine Thompson, Jr. and Yasmine Foster passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017.

She was born on July 12, 2017 in Rome.

Services for Karaline will be private.

Survivors include her parents, Chadwick Jermaine (Jun-Jun) Thompson, Jr. and Yasmine Foster; paternal grandparents, Chadwick Jermaine Thompson and Karen Thompson; maternal grandmother, Amber Foster; maternal grandfather, William Haywood and numerous other family members.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral service of infant Karaline Nikole Thompson.

Mr. Robbins

Mr. Michael Wallace "Buddy" Robbins, age 68, of Cedartown, passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

He was born on April 9, 1949 in Polk County, a son of the late Wallace Franklin Robbins and Mary Elizabeth Pollard Robbins.

Mr. Robbins was a member of the Apostolic Tabernacle in Temple, Georgia and was a lay minister.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sisters, Jennene Lyles and Vickie Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Doris Robbins; his daughter, Lee Ann Haines; a number of other relatives also survive.

In accordance with his wishes, Mr. Robbins was cremated and a memorial service is planned for a later date and time.

No formal visitation is planned.

Visit the memorial web site at www.liteseyfh.com to extend personal condolences to the family and to sign the online guest book.

The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home of Cedartown was in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Michael Wallace "Buddy" Robbins.

Mrs. Millican

Ms. Kim Millican, age 44, of Rockmart, passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at her residence.

She was born in Rockmart, GA on Aug. 27, 1972, a daughter of the late Danny Earl Millican Sr. and the late Sandra Ingram Millican.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Angie Proctor.

Survivors include her husband, Greg West, Rockmart to whom she was married on Aug. 28, 2007; brother, Danny Millican Jr., Rockmart; grandmother, Margie Millican, Rockmart; step son Shad West, Rockmart; a number of cousins including Janice Duke also survive.

Memorial services were held Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Ingram officiating.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home wass in charge of arrangements for Ms. Kim Millican.

Mrs. Hembree

Mrs. Jo Anne Hembree, age 62, of Cedartown, passed away on Tuesday morning, July 11, 2017.

She was born on July 14, 1954 in Atlanta, the daughter of the late Damon Pittman and the late Elizabeth Dilbeck Pittman.

Mrs. Hembree is survived by her husband, David Hembree; her son and daughter in law, James Darren Nail and Hannah; her daughter and son in law, Tonya and Leroy Peugh; brothers, Steven C. Pittman, David A. Pittman and Donald B. Pittman; sisters, Sandra D. Carroll and Rebecca Lynn Groves; four grandchildren and one great grandchild. A number of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

The family of Mrs. Hembree received friends on Thursday evening, July 13, 2017 at the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hembree was cremated following the visitation.

For personal condolences and to sign the online guestbook, please visit liteseyfh.com.

The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Jo Anne Pittman Hembree.

Mrs. Stockmar

Mrs. Faye Popham Stockmar, 83 of Rome, passed away, Monday, July 10, 2017 at her residence.

She was born Oct. 31, 1933 in Taylorsville, the daughter of the late Benjamin Popham and the late Bessie Rutledge Popham.

She retired from the Social Security Administration where she was a Case Representative, after her retirement she and her late husband Dodgie Stockmar owned and operated Stockmar Airport in Villa Rica until his death in 1999.

She was a member of the Vans Valley Methodist Church in Rome. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a lover of hummingbirds.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lemuel Hubbard “Dodgie” Stockmar who passed away, May 19, 1999, son, John William Whitfield and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her daughters and sons in law, Kim and Hal Davenport and Pamela and Chris Bishop all of Silver Creek, sister, Helen Wade of Rome, brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Beth Popham of Douglasville, 2 grandchildren Dustin Whitfield of Cedartown and Desiree Partin of Winston Salem, N.C., and 2 great-grandchildren, Zaleigh Whitfield and Declyn Whitfield.

Mrs. Stockmar will be interred during a private memorial at the Miners Cemetery in Villa Rica which is located where the Stockmar Airport once stood.

Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com.

Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Villa Rica in charge of arrangements. 770-459-3694

Mr. Rogers

Mr. Clayton Burton Rogers, age 81, of Cedartown, passed away on Sunday afternoon, July 9, 2017.

Mr. Rogers was born on Nov. 19, 1935 in Cherokee County, Ala., the son of Mr. James Arthur Rogers, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Jo Arp Rogers. In addition to his father and mother, Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters; his son, Danny Edwards; his daughter, Carol Ann Crowley and his wife, Dorothy Gallimore Rogers in January 2011.

He is survived by his sons, Ricky C. Rogers and Jimmy G. Rogers; his brother, James A. Rogers, Jr.; his granddaughter, Teisha and Scott Ault and his great grandchildren, David Cooper "Duke" Ault, Jacob Clayton "Jake" Ault and Anna Scott Ault. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral service for Mr. Clayton Burton Rogers was conducted on Wednesday afternoon, July 12, 2017 at 12 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Wright officiating. Interment followed in the North View Cemetery.

The family received friends on Wednesday morning, July 12, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. until noon at the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

The following Gentlemen will serve as Pallbearers: Scott Ault, Jake Ault, Duke Ault, Todd Morgan, David Rogers and Todd Rogers.

For personal condolences and to sign the online guestbook, please visit our website at liteseyfh.com.

The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Clayton Burton Rogers.

Mr. East

Mr. Joe David East, age 79 of Cedartown, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017. He was born on June 6, 1938 in Cedartown, Georgia. He was the son of the late Richard and Fannie Miller East.

Mr. East is survived by his loving wife, Mary McCray East; son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Cindy East; daughter, Tammie East Walker; 5 grandchildren, Whitney Walker (Mike), Chase Walker, Tristan Walker, Bryce East (Haley), Brett East; 3 great-grandchildren, Bentley Howard, Branson East, Braxton East; sister, Janis Beck(Fred); sister-in-law, Lucy Garner; brother, Curtis East; and brother-in-law, Richard Cole (Sandy).

Mr. East is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Diane Cole, Joan Farmer; ans brothers, Howard East, and Wilburn East.

A Graveside service for Mr. David East will be conducted on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at two o’clock in the afternoon in the Polk Memory Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Randy Vines officiating and eulogy by Ms. Whitney Walker. Interment will follow the service with Full Military Rites conducted by the Brewster Cleveland American Legion Post 86 Honor Guard.

The family will receive family and friends on Monday, July 10, 2017, from six o’clock in the evening until eight o’clock in the evening at the Gammage Funeral Home.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Bryce East, Brett East, Chase Walker, Tristan Walker, David Whitfield, and Mike Davis.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by visiting our website and signing the online guestbook at gammagefh.com.

The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for Mr. Joe David East.

Mr. Tuggle

Mr. Ray Willard Tuggle, age 85, of Conway, Ark., and formerly of Dallas, passed away on Sunday morning, June 11, 2017 following an extended illness.

Mr. Tuggle was born on March 15, 1932 in Polk County, Georgia the son of Mr. Charles M. Tuggle and Mrs. Maye Widener Tuggle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles M. Tuggle; sister, Martha N. Holland and first wife, Elizabeth Spinks Tuggle in 2003.

Mr. Tuggle had a long and successful career in the Aerospace Industry. He retired from Lockheed-Martin following thirty five plus years of dedicated service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Atcheson Tuggle; his sons, Phillip Tuggle and Charles "Barry" Tuggle; his daughter, Patricia Jo Ann Horner; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The Memorial Service for Ray Willard Tuggle was held on Friday morning, July 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

The family has respectfully asked that flowers please be omitted and memorial donations be made to the charity of ones choice in Mr. Tuggles memory.

For personal condolences and to sign the online guestbook, please visit liteseyfh.com

The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home of Cedartown was in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Ray Willard Tuggle.