Obituaries

Cantrelle Marlene Cook, 52, of Rome, Georgia, died October 18, 2018. Wright Memorial Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Andrew Jackson "Andy" Worthington, age 95, of Rogers, Arkansas, formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the…

Elizabeth Carol Boyer Sumner, age 29, of Cave Spring, passed away at her residence Sunday, October 14, 2018, after battling a long illness.

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Mr. Andrew Jackson "Andy" Worthington, age 95, of Rogers, Arkansas, formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence.

Mrs. Pearline Alphonse, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Elizabeth Carol Boyer Sumner, age 29, of Cave Spring, passed away at her residence on Sunday, October 14, 2018, after battling a long illness.

Donald Eugene Brooks, 70, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Ms. Terrie Lee Martin, age 70, of Rome, passed away Monday evening, October 15, 2018, at her residence.

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Charles A. Wright, 84, of Orlando, Fla., passed away on October 13, 2018.

Mr. John Steven Brewer, age 65, of Atlanta, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at his residence.

The Rev. Charles Rufus Dodson, age 73, of Rome, Georgia, made a peaceful transition on Sunday, October 14, 2018, at a local hospital.

Services for Mrs. Georgia Ella Richardson will be held Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 1 p.m. at F.K. Jones Funeral Home in Peek Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 12 noon until the funeral hour. We trust you will keep the family li…

Mrs. Tosha Ann Samples, age 42, of Rome, Ga., transitioned October 14, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Mrs. Mary Yvett Lambert Littlejohn, age 68, passed away at her home after a long illness on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, with her beloved husband Bruce at her side.

Donna Luann Pittman, age 60, of Silver Creek, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. Tywand Stewart, age 43, of Rome, Ga., passed on Thursday, October 4, 2018. Services for Mr. Steward will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Metropolitan UMC in Rome, Ga., at 1 p.m. The body will lie in state from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer.

Mr. James Arnold Buffington, age 84, of Rome, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.

Ms. Mary Ann Forsyth Tinsley, age 66, of Rome, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018, at her residence.

Genevieve Ann Marie Yvon Souder, 84, of Centre, Ala., passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 7, 2018, with her family by her bedside. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jean Rene and Marie Josephine Adrianne Yvon; a brother, Gabriel Yvon; a sister, Marie Renee Lecherbonnier; and man…

Beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, Christy Stanley Heard, peacefully passed away at her residence on October 8, 2018. She was 54. Christy was born October 29, 1963, in Rome, Georgia. She attended Coosa High School and graduated in 1981. Christy worked as an accountant, as we…

Suzanne died at home Thursday morning with her husband and sons at her bedside, ending her 10-month battle with cancer, which she fought with courage and grace.

Lowell Lydell Trapp, age 77, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Monday, October 8, 2018, at his residence.

Mrs. Susan M. Brown, 51, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Mrs. Suzanne DuPuy Black, 79, of Rome, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Christy Stanley Heard, age 54, of Rome, passed away on, Monday, October 8, 2018 at her residence. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018, in the Salmon Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends, Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until the service hou…

Mr. Rodney Lambert, age 52, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018, in a local hospital.

Robin Pennington, of Liberty, Ky., died Oct. 7, 2018. A funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2018 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. Visitation will be held 5:00-9:00 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2018. A memorial service will be held in Georgia at a later date. www.mckinneybrown.com. 

Devoted husband and father Paul Franklin Autry, 84, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.

Mr. Paul Franklin Autry, age 84, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

Mrs. Tressie Lee Messer Hanks, age 87, of Cedar Bluff, Ala., passed away October 2, 2018, at her residence.

Miss Susan T. Whitehead, age 58, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

Tammy Marie Gregory, age 55, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

Mr. Gordon Lee Miller, age 81, of Cave Spring, passed away at his residence on September 30, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Willard Larry Stowe, age 71, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, October 2, 2018, at his residence.

Mrs. Mandy Olene Tedder Green, age 71, of Rome, passed away Monday, October 1, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. Gordon Lee Miller, age 81, of Cave Spring, passed away at his residence on Sunday, September 30, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Debbie Bowen Jackson, age 62, of Rome, died Friday, September 28, 2018. A native of Floyd County, Debbie was born July 29, 1956, daughter of Dorothy Barnes and the late Roger Bowen. Debbie did not have children of her own, but embraced her nieces as her own. She was a very unselfish and givi…

Myrtle Stephens Dillard, age 98, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, September 27, 2018. Services will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Cave Spring United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. John Page officiating. The family will receive frien…

Heather Leigh Wheat Shelton, age 30, of Sevierville, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at LaConte Medical Center in Sevierville. She was a loving wife and mother and will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Richard "G-Paw" Eids…

Calvin Marlow Andrews passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, September 28, 2018, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Shannon, Ga., on August 23, 1927, to the late Fitzhugh and Maude Andrews. As a child he and his family moved to Rome, Ga., where he graduated from Rome…

Miss Mary Frances Jones Beasley, age 83, of Silver Creek, Ga., passed away Friday, September 29, 2018, at a local healthcare center. Mary was born in Rockmart, Ga., on January 17, 1935, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Ollie Baxter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husb…

Mr. Kenneth Dwight Dunagan, age 66, of Armuchee, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at local medical facility. Mr. Dunagan was born in Rome, Georgia on October 13, 1951, to the late Clyde Dunagan and the late Irene Everett Dunagan. He was raised in his beloved Everett Springs Commu…

Derek Cody Parker, age 31, of Kennesaw, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his residence. Cody was born in Rome, Georgia, on April 13, 1987, son of Tammy Renae Parker. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Sandra Parker. Cody was an avid video gamer and was a self-taught mu…

Myrtle Stephens Dillard, age 98, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away at a local hospital Thursday, September 27, 2018. Services will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Cave Spring United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. John Page officiating. The family will receive friends at t…

Robert "Damon" York, age 74 of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Thursday afternoon, September 27, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center. He was born October 11, 1943 in Carroll County, Georgia, the son of the late Robert Lee York and the late Edna Skinner York. He was a retired maintenance supervisor, h…

Mr. John Henry Winkle, age 61, of Rome, GA, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, surrounded by his family. Graveside and interment services will be held Monday, October 1, 2018, at 2:30 P.M., in Floyd Memory Gardens with Rev. William Ford and Rev. Cary Hall officiating. Gathering of Fa…

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