Obituaries

William E. McMillan (Bill), aged 86 years, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2017, surrounded by his family. Bill will be forever remembered by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Frances McMillan; son, Doug McMillan (Jeannie); daughter, Sherry McMillan Wiedman (Ray); grandchildren, Ben Mc…

Aubrey J. Snider, of Bradenton, Florida, passed away in Rome, Georgia on December 10, 2017, at a healthcare facility. Also known as Joe or A.J., he was born August 1, 1926 in Fairmont, W.Va. to Aubrey B. and Opal V. Snider.

Mrs. Suzanne Elizabeth “Sue” Heath, age 56, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at her residence.

Johnnie Mae Smith, 85, of Rome, died Sunday morning, December 10, 2017, in a local health care center.

Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Edward Wooten will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017, in the Carl Sidwell Chapel of the Salmon Funeral Home. Following the service, the family will receive friends from 2:30 until 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Oma Keith Bearden Holcomb, age 95, of Armuchee, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in Fifth Avenue Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Carolyn L. Guthridge, age 81, of Garden Lakes, Georgia, passed away peacefully December 5, 2017 after an extended illness.

Mr. Thomas Edward Wooten, age 85, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2017, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Oma Keith Bearden Holcomb, age 95, of Armuchee, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, in Fifth Avenue Healthcare Center.

Mrs. Nannie "Sue" Gibson Hodges, age 86, of Rome, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017, in a local health care facility.

Charles “Terry” Herndon, age 77, of Rome, Ga., passed away December 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Joy and his parents Helen and Warren Herndon.

Mrs. Vonnie D. Fuqua Griffeth, age 99, of Statesboro, formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at a Statesboro hospice facility.

Mrs. Carolyn L. Guthridge, age 81, of Garden Lakes, Georgia, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2017 after an extended illness.

Graveside services for Marvene Fricks, 89, of Rome, Ga., will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Roberta City Cemetery. Ms. Fricks passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Heritage Inn of Barnesville Health and Rehab.

Ms. Valeria Earnestine “Tina” Kinne, age 76, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mr. Benjamin Ray “Benny” Cordle, age 58, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at a local hospital.

Ms. Lois Ammons, 69 years, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away.

Ms. Valeria Earnestine “Tina” Kinne, age 76, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at a local hospital.

Victoria “Vickie” Lea Flanigen Winters, age 34, passed away quietly Wednesday evening, November 29, 2017, and went to the waiting arms of her grandmothers (Jackie Flanigen and Florence Rodgers) already in heaven. She moved from one plain on earth to the final plain in heaven.

Mary Etta Brookshire was born December 20, 1920. She entered heaven at 11:42 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. She was totally calm.

Mrs. Vivian Marie Boyles, age 88, of McDonough, Georgia, passed away December 3, 2017. She was born in Summerville, Georgia to the late Ross Polk and Jessie Elrod Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Reginald Richard Boyles, and her brother, Elmer Smith. Marie was a h…

Benjamin Ray Cordle, 58, of Rome, died Dec. 2, 2017. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Ward Pickens “Bud” Horton Sr. passed away November 18, 2017. He was born March 2, 1936 in Rome, Georgia to Ward Beecher Horton and Ruth Selman Horton, the youngest of seven children. He graduated from Rome High School and married Patricia Faye Skelton. He joined the Navy and they moved to Ca…

Wanda Sue Ingram Boyd, 66, of Rome, died Dec. 1, 2017. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Victoria “Vickie” Lea Flanigen Winters, age 34, passed away quietly Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, 2017, and went to the waiting arms of her grandmothers (Jackie Flanigen and Florence Rodgers) already in heaven. She moved from one plain on earth to the final plain in heaven.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvia R. Crook, 89, of Dallas, and formerly of Cave Spring, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at John House's Cave Spring Chapel.

Mrs. Edna Jackson Blalock, age 71, of Spanish Fort, Ala., formerly of Lindale, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at her residence.

Mr. Joseph Phillip Rhoades, age 65, of Rome, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mr. George Russell Abrams, age 71, of Silver Creek, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, at a local medical facility.

Mr. Lenwood Wade Finch, age 66, of Boston, Massachusetts, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. He was retired from the United States Postal Service, Georgia Craft, and was a former Vietnam Marine Veteran. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Loran Smith; father, E.M. Dell Fin…

James “Jimmy” Howard, 80, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at his residence. He was born on April 12, 1937 in Lindale, the son of the late Grady Henry Howard and the late Sudie Rampley Howard. He graduated from Pepperell High School. Jimmy and his wife were owners of Howard…

Mr. James Henry Price Jr., age 72, known as “Broth,” passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017, at Floyd Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends.

Shelia F. Jackson, 76, formerly of Rome, Ga., peacefully passed away on November 29, 2017 in the care of Abbey Hospice of Social Circle, Ga.

Mr. Joseph Phillip Rhoades, age 65, of Rome, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Traci Slocum, of 813 Oakland Ave., Rome, Ga.,transitioned at her residence on Wednesday, November 29, 2017,surrounded by her family. Service arrangements are incomplete.

Mr. James Herring, age 71, of Rome, passed away Monday morning at Cedar Hill Nursing Home in Cedartown, Ga.

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