Obituaries

Mrs. Stocks

Patricia Elaine Stocks, 70 years of age, resident of Manor House in Rome, and formerly a resident of Cantrell Road, Rocmart, died on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

She was born on Nov. 30, 1946 in Rockmart.

The funeral service will be held at Wright Memorial Chapel, 814 South Broad Street, Rome, on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. Friends are welcome.

Her niece, Laqunda Stocks can be reached at 706-528-8105.

Wright Memorial Mortuary, Inc. has been entrusted with the services of Patricia Elaine Stocks.

Mr. Coleman

Mr. David Lynn Coleman, age 57, of Cedartown, passed away suddenly on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

He was born on April 11, 1960 in Anniston, Ala.

Mr. Coleman is preceded in death by his father, William Henry Coleman. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving family, his mother, Mrs. Elsie Parrish Coleman of Cedartown; his sisters and brothers in law, Sylvia Coleman Ayers and husband Marshall of Jacksonville, AL and Linda Coleman Fonseca and her husband Magdaleno of Cedartown; his nieces and nephews, Tiffany Jones and Richard, Gregory King and Misty and Tomaz Fonseca and Jessie; his great nephew and great niece, Brent Jones, Jayden Rae King and Kaleb Jeffers and his granddaughter, Erica Hubbard.

Funeral services for Mr. David Lynn Coleman were conducted on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 8, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Vines officiating.

Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery.

The family receive friends prior to the funeral hour at the Litesey Funeral Home.

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

The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home of Cedartown was in charge of the arrangements for Mr. David Lynn Coleman.

Mr. Hulsey

Mr. Alton T. Hulsey, age 71 of Cedartown, passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

He was born on Oct. 4, 1946 in Haralson County, the son of the late Lumus and Ida Mae Hulsey.

Mr. Hulsey is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wilburn Hulsey, Winfred Hulsey, Calvin Hulsey, Leroy Hulsey and Hugh Doyce Hulsey; sisters, Maurine Hulsey and Lizzie Mae Vines.

Mr. Hulsey is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Lee Hulsey; daughters and son-in-law Connie Broom and Charles of Rome, and Marie Hogg and Neil of Cedartown; grandchildren, Kaylee Hogg, Noah Hogg, Hunter Broom, Hudson Broom and Colton Broom. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

The funeral arrangements for Mr. Alton T. Hulsey were conducted on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, at 2 p.m. from the Dugdown Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard Brannon and Rev. Jamie Hutcheson officiating.

Interment followed in the Dugdown Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family of Mr. Alton T. Hulsey received family and friends on Sunday evening, Oct. 8, 2017 at the Gammage Funeral Home.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Frankie Atkins, Cecil Hulsey, Cody Hulsey, Kenneth Hulsey, Chris Vines and Hugh Green.

Messages of condolences can be made by signing the online guestbook at gammagefh.com

The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements for Mr. Alton T. Hulsey.

Mrs. Graham

Mrs. Sallie Mae Graham, age 84, of Cedartown, passed away on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

She was born on Feb. 26, 1933 in Randall, Ala.

She was a member of the Young’s Grove Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Graham, and a grandson, Michael Joseph Graham.

Mrs. Graham is survived by her sons: Johnny Graham, James Graham, and Michael Graham; daughters: Kay Sensing (Terry) and Donna Timms (Charlie); a brother, Steve Perry (Jessie),ten grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The Funeral for Mrs. Sallie Mae Graham was conducted on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie Timms and Rev. W.A. Ivey officiating.

Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery.

The following Gentlemen served as pallbearers: Morgan Graham, Cody McBride, Cason Bedford, Rick Davis, Joseph Davis, and Ross Davis. Honorary pallbearers were Eric Bedford, Richard Taylor, Charles Perry, and Ted Perry.

The family of Mrs. Graham received friends on Wednesday evening, Oct. 4, 2017 at the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

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. Sallie Mae Graham.

Rev. Chaney

The Reverend Grady B. Chaney, 93, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away early Monday morning, Oct. 2, 2017, at Life Care Center of Cheyenne.

Rev. Chaney was born Jan. 9, 1924, in West Palm Beach, Fla., a son of the late Daniel G. and Ruth M. (Gresham) Chaney.

He served honorably in the United States Army during World War II. His life’s calling was dedicated to serving as an ordained minister for the Assemblies of God Church for more than 50 years.

Rev. Chaney is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Evelyn J. (Hebb) Chaney; six children, Grady B. Chaney, II, Gary B. Chaney, Martie Oestman, Amy Westling, Judith Hurley and Michael P. Chaney; ten grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Local family are also survivors.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Daniel J. Chaney; and a brother, Alton Chaney.

His family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.

Mr. Wheeler

Mr. Buren Herbert Wheeler, age 94 of Cedartown, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.

He was born on May 7, 1923 in Dallas, the son of the late John Oliver Wheeler and Minnie Phillips Wheeler.

Mr. Wheeler was a United States World War II veteran. He retired from Arrow Shirt Company in 1985; and was a deacon of Southside Baptist Church.

Mr. Wheeler is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Monique Wheeler; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Wheeler is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Ovelene B. Wheeler; second wife, Shirley Mae Maroney Wheeler; daughters, Patsy Bentley and Brenda Parr; five sisters and two brothers.

The funeral arrangements for Mr. Buren Herbert Wheeler were conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of the Gammage Funeral Home with Rev. Joel A. Smith officiating.

Interment followed in the Polk Memory Gardens Cemetery.

The family of Mr. Wheeler received family and friends on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 prior to the funeral hour at the Gammage Funeral Home.

The family has requested that flower donations be omitted.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Barry Bentley, Brian Bentley, Matt Bentley, Robert Leachman, Brandon Bentley and Blake Bentley.

Honorary pallbearers were The Southside Baptist Church Deacons.

Messages of condolence can be made to the family by visiting gammagefh.com.

The Olin L. Gammage and Sons Funeral Home handled the arrangements for Mr. Buren Herbert Wheeler.

Mr. Quick

Mr. Gary Quick, age 65, of Rockmart, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 in a Rome medical center following a brief illness.

He was born in Rome on March 13, 1952 a son of Jack Quick and Marie Waters Quick.

Mr. Quick had lived all of his life in Rockmart where he was a member of the Piedmont Avenue Baptist Church and a 1971 graduate of Rockmart High School.

He played tennis, baseball and golf while a Yellow Jacket. Mr. Quick loved to hunt, fish, golf and watch NASCAR. He also loved to watch Tennessee College Football.

Mr. Quick was a retired employee of the Polk County Water Authority.

He was preceded in death by his father Jack and an infant sister, Jennell.

Survivors include his wife, Dianne Quick of Rockmart to whom he was married on Oct. 12, 1985; son, Brant Quick and wife Michelle, Rockmart; daughter, Brandy Quick, Rockmart; step sons: Mark and Paul Pinkerton both of Rockmart; mother, Marie Quick, Rockmart; twin sister, Judy Garrison and husband Gus, Aragon; brother, Ricky Quick, Rockmart; and ten grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. John Hooper officiating.

Interment followed in the Taylorsville Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Barney Brown, Brad Dempsey, Lee Deems, Hoyt Lanier, George Lanier and Charles Harris.

Honorary pallbearers included: Eddie Harris, Mac McAlister and employees of the Polk County Water Authority.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Mears

Mr. Guy Lamar Mears Jr., age 46, of Rockmart passed away Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 at his residence.

He was born in Rome on Nov. 1, 1970 a son of Guy Lamar Mears, Sr. and Barbara Brown Mears.

He had lived all of his life in Rockmart and was saved at Victory Baptist Church. Mr. Mears loved hunting, fishing and old cars. He was a diesel mechanic and had been employed by Taylor Transport.

His father Guy was killed during the Vietnam War and he was raised by his father Randy Goss who preceded him in death on April 18. 2017.

Survivors include his three children: Daisy Mears, Rockmart, Kayla Mears, Cedartown and Collin Mears, Rockmart; mother, Barbara Goss, Rockmart; sister, Season Goss, Rockmart and several aunts and uncles also survive.

Graveside funeral and interment services were held Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Aragon Cemetery with Rev. Stevie Waddell and Rev. Jason Suits officiating.

Pallbearers were Jamie Nichols, Michael Taylor, Patrick McCauley, Jason Ruff, Mike Brown and Jason Stroup.

Honorary pallbearers included: Kevin Robinson, Lewis Collum, Steven Waits, Chad Headrick and Ricky Cole.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Guy Lamar Mears Jr.