Mrs. Snow

Mrs. Margene N. Snow, age 88 of Cedartown, passed away suddenly on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 12, 2017.

Funeral services for Mrs. Margene N. Snow were conducted on Sunday afternoon, October 15, 2017 at 4 p.m. from the Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Jesse Hambrick officiating.

Interment followed in the Friendship Cemetery.

The family received friends on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2017 at the Friendship Baptist Church.

The family has respectfully requested that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions made to: Homestead Hospice Care, 1 Tennessee Street, Cartersville, Ga., 30120, Ph# 678-719-7160.

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 was in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Margene N. Snow.

Mrs. Vines

Mrs. Opal Leatherwood Vines, age 64, of Buchanan passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

Mrs. Vines was born in Cedartown, on Sept. 20, 1953, the daughter of the late O.B. Leatherwood and the late Mae Davis Leatherwood.

Mrs. Vines was retired from Atlanta Structural Concrete Company in Buchanan.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Esther Dodd.

Survivors include her husband, John Henry Vines, Jr. of Buchanan; one daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Jason Hudgens of Buchanan; one son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Tracey Vines of Buchanan; four grandchildren, Laurel Vines, Lanie Vines, Alyssa Hudgens and Addison Hudgens.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at 2 p.m. from Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel with Rev. Billy Vines and Rev. Jason Hudgens officiating.

Interment followed in New Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Donny Anderson officiating at the graveside.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Cecil Hulsey, Kenneth Williams, Josh Cash, John Dobbs, Wendell Lyle and Junior Davis.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were: Randall Hudgens and Neal Hogg.

The family received friends at the funeral home Saturday evening, Oct. 14, 2017.

Post an on-line condolence at www.hutchesonsmemorialchapel.com

Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel and Crematory of Buchanan was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Womack

Mr. William R. “Billy” Womack, age 49, of Cedartown, Georgia, passed away suddenly on Thursday morning, Oct. 12, 2017.

He was born on August 1, 1968 in Rome, a son of the late Louise Privett Womack and Elmer H. Womack.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by both sets of his grandparents.

Mr. Womack had been a longtime employee of the J.H. Benefield and Sons Construction Company for 25 plus years. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Womack was a strong, loving and dedicated person.

Everyone who knew him, loved him and if you had a friend in Mr. Womack - he was your friend for life.

His presence will be missed by so many and his wonderful sense of humor too.

Mr. Womack was an avid outdoorsman, loving to fish and hunt. One could truly say, that Billy was a very genuine and unique man, who enjoyed life to its fullest.

He is survived by his brother and sister in law, Randy and Jodie Womack; his nephews, Levi Womack and Chase Womack; his niece, Brynlee Womack; his special friends, John & Meka Benefield and Richi and Carrie Moats; a number of aunts & uncles also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. William R. “Billy” Womack were conducted on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2017 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Benefield officiating and Mr. John Benefield and Mr. Richi Moats will deliver the Eulogies.

The family received friends on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2017 at the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Ignacio Vargus, Keith Davis, Kane Graham, Danny Womack, Richi Moats, Michael Rudeseal, John Seabolt and Carson Tanner.

The following were asked to serve as honoray pallbearers: Randy Franklin, Dan Stewart, Randy Early, John Benefield, Jimmy Benefield & the employees and staff of the J.H. Benfield and Sons Construction, past and present members of the Bottoms Hunting Club, Lonnie Barrett and Stevie Kirkpatrick.

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 was in charge of the arrangements for Mr. William R. “Billy” Womack.

Mr. Edwards

Mr. Jack Ernest Edwards, age 73 of Rockmart passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Edwards was born Jan. 18, 1944 in Aragon, son of the late Rembert Edwards and the late Dorothy Carroll Edwards. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a mechanic having retired from the Polk School District.

He enjoyed ham radio, flying model airplanes and riding motorcycles, but his greatest joy and love was his family and friends.

Survivors included his wife, Shelby Lynn Marks Edwards of Rockmart; three sons, Johnny Edwards of Rockmart, Jackie (Deanna) Edwards of Aragon and Tim (Leigh) Edwards of Rockmart; two daughters, Pattie Ridge and Jackie Davis both of Dallas; three sisters, Brenda Adams (Mark King) of Aragon, Pam (David) Johnson of Cedartown and Traci (Gary) Talley of Atlantic Beach, Florida; two brothers, Wayne (Mary) Edwards of Cedartown and Eugene (Lajean) Edwards of Rockmart; special aunt, Hazel Pope of Hiram; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survived.

Memorial services for Mr. Edwards will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1825 Barrett Lakes Blvd., Suite 280, Kennesaw, Ga., 30144 in memory of Mr. Edwards.

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 memorial arrangements for Mr. Jack Ernest Edwards.

Mrs. Washburn

Mrs. Lorene Timms Washburn, age 65, of Cedartown, passed away on Monday morning, Oct. 9, 2017 following a sudden illness.

She was born on May 28, 1952 in Polk County, a daughter of T.H. Timms and Willie Mae McGatha Timms.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, James Ray Welchel Sr., brothers, James Timms and Clifford Timms; a sister, Linda Lou Carter and a granddaughter, Ashley Truett.

Mrs. Washburn is survived by her sons, Pee Wee Welchel and Joy Allen and Jim Welchel and Haley Strickland; her daughter, Jean Farrister and Glenn Farrister; companion, Tim Craig; brother, Donald Timms; sisters, Faye Crawford, Arlene Godfrey and Darlene Johnson. Ten grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The Funeral for Lorene Timms Washburn was conducted on Friday afternoon, Oct. 13, 2017 at 2 p.m. from the Felton Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Shoemake officiating.

Interment followed in the Sanders Cemetery.

The following Gentlemen served as pallbearers: Tim Craig, Lewis Welchel, Dooley Welchel, Will Welchel, Brad Truett and Lee Dunn. Glenn Farrister, Hunter Welchel, Cole Welchel and Ryder Welchel will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.

The family received friends on Thursday evening, Oct. 12, 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. Lorene Timms Washburn.

Mr. England

Mr. Alan J. England, age 68, of Temple, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 at his residence.

He was born in Miami, Fla., on Nov. 19, 1948 a son of Clayton Charles England and Isabel Irene Dahlen England.

Mr. England had been a resident of Temple for the past 13 years moving from Dallas, where he had lived for 35 years.

He was of the Pentecostal faith and a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Vietnam War.

Mr. England was a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal W/60 Device, Vietnam Campaign Medal W/2 Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

He enjoyed hunting, gardening, cooking, reading and spending time with his family.

Mr. England worked as a field engineer with Pinkerton and Law Construction.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia England of Temple to whom he was married on Nov. 4, 1980; two daughters: Dawn Marie Smith, Rockmart and Emberly Ann Davis, Dallas; two grandchildren: Jacob Owen Smith, Rockmart and Madelyn Ellis Smith, Rockmart; four sisters: Marilyn Bryant, Titusville, FL, Carolyn Riggerman, Titusville, Fla., Sandra Causey, Cumming and Linda Robertson, Cumming; numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Lewis officiating and the Honor Guard of American Legion Post No. 12 according military rites.

Inurnment followed at 2 p.m. in the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Mr. England’s memory to Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelter, 2650 Pleasantdale Rd. Atlanta, Ga., 30340.

The Alvis Miller and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for the memorial services of Mr. Alan J. England.

Mr. Smith

Mr. David Stephen Smith Sr. age 60 of Calhoun formerly of Rockmart passed away at his residence on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

Mr. Smith was born Sept. 21, 1957 in Rockmart, son of the late Martha Jean Fox Smith Carroll and the late Gaston Smith Jr. He was of the Baptist faith and had served his country in the U. S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Lillian Kinney who was affectionately called “Pa”; and a brother, Daryle Glenn Smith.

He was survived by two sons, David Stephen Smith Jr. of Rockmart and Dallas Sayer Smith of Calhoun; two daughters, Cristy Amanda Smith and Crystal Gale Smith both of Rome; three sisters, Deborah Smith Turpin of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Diane Smith Chafin of Winslow, Ind., and Lisa Carroll Duke of Rockmart; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a number of nieces and nephews also survived.

Memorial graveside and interment services for Mr. Smith were held on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the family lot of the Aragon Cemetery with Rev. James Cordell officiating.

The American Legion Brown-Wright Post 12 Honor Guard was in charge of the military graveside rites.

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 graveside service for Mr. David Stephen Smith Sr.