Obituaries

Thelma Delores Wiggins Wright, 80, of Rome, Georgia, died April 13, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Wright, and a son, Jerry Glenn Agan.

Helen Beatrice Tillery, 76, of Rome, Georgia, died April 15, 2019. Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on April 18, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. Arrangements by Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

Cindy Kaye Quinn, 48, of Rome, Georgia, died April 14, 2019. Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on April 18, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home. Arrangements by Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

Mrs. Barbara Ann McKelvey, age 83, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Dahlia Mae "Daisy" Henderson, age 89, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, April 16, 2019, at her residence.

Ms. Alexis Rose Sorrells, age 32, of Rome, Ga., transitioned April 15, 2019.

Ms. Evon Billups, age 69, of Rome, Ga., transitioned April 14, 2019. A Celebration of Life for Ms. Evon Billups will be held Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Lovejoy Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Floyd Memory Gardens. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer.

Cindy Kaye Quinn, age 48, of Rome, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at her residence.

Mr. Fred Calvin Robinson, age 93, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. He was born on October 16, 1925, in Chatsworth, Georgia, the son of the late J.W. and Bessie Baggett Robinson.

Mrs. Angela Carol Giles Gibson, age 65, of Rome, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at her residence.

Helen Beatrice Tillery, age 76, of Rome, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at a local hospital.

James Joseph "Joe" Shuler, 85, of Athens, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019.

Wayne Anthony "Tony" Langston, age 79, of Cave Spring, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his residence.

Emma Pauline Dease Fowler went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 14, 2019. Mrs. Fowler was born in Atlanta, Ga., on May 6, 1932, the daughter of the late Paul and Mabel Dease.

Robert Echols Varney, 87, of Winston, Georgia, died April 11, 2019. Service arrangements are pending.

Ms. Evelyn R. Porter was born November 7, 1922, to the late Fannie Chisley. She retired from Klopman Mill of Shannon, Georgia. At age 96, Ms. Porter passed away April 8, 2019, after a long illness.

Mrs. Jacqueline Marshall "Jackie" Mull, age 86, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mr. Mickey Vernon Bradford, age 58, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his residence.

Vickie Lynn Shull Spradlin, age 64, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at her residence.

Mr. Franklin Eugene "Josh" Tudor, age 84, of Armuchee, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his residence.

Mrs. Hazel Morris Cowan, age 98, of Silver Creek, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at a local hospital.

Neil Allen Sanders, of Rome, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2019. Born in Rome on June 18, 1953, he was the son of E.C. and Hazel Waits Sanders of Rockmart. He was preceded in death by a brother, Phil Sanders, of Winterville, and his parents.

Mr. Brandon Bernard Williams, age 17, of Rome, Ga., transitioned April 4, 2019. Funeral services for Mr. Williams will be held Friday, April 12, 2019, at F.K. Jones Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at East View Cemetery.

Mrs. Syble Marie Studdard Williamson, age 77, of Lindale, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at her residence after a strong battle with cancer.

Thomas L. Mayes Jr., age 93, passed away April 2, 2019, surrounded by loved ones.

Mr. Thomas Sims "Tom" Medlock Jr., age 81, of Rome, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2019, at his residence.

Jack Daniel Vaughan, age 61, of Rome, passed away Friday, April 5, 2019.

Mrs. Mae Rhina Free, age 86, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019, at a local assisted living facility.

James Edward Hudgins Jr., age 71, of Cedar Bluff, Ala., passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in a Rome hospital.

Mr. Lonnie Dorsey Hall, age 77, of Silver Creek, passed away Thursday evening, April 4, 2019, at his residence.

Beryl Svendby Blad, 89, went home to be with the Lord, March 17, 2019. Mrs. Blad was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on December 1, 1929, the daughter of the late Rose and Bjarne Svendby.

Ms. Mattie Mitchell, age 91, of Decatur, Ga. (formerly of Rome, Ga.) transitioned on April 5, 2019. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the sister, Mrs. Rachel Thompson Collins and the entire family lifted up in prayer.

Martha Gresham Paris, 76, of Rome, GA died April 5, 2019. Service will be held at 3:00 P.M., on April 7, 2019 at Good Shepherd Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by GOOD SHEPHERD FUĀ­NERAL HOME.

Donald "Don, Donnie" E. Mull, age 86, of Rome, passed away on March 28, 2019, at a local hospital. He was born in Lindale, Ga., son of the late Elmer Clyde Mull and the late Birdie Lee Reed Mull, both of Lindale and later, Silver Creek.

Mrs. Anne E. Tatum, age 72, of Rome, passed away on April 1, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Brannon Floyd, age 71, of Rome, passed away Thursday evening, April 4, 2019, at her residence.

James Edward Hudgins Jr., age 71, of Cedar Bluff, Ala., passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in a Rome hospital.

Mrs. Sara Evelyn Reeves, age 86, of Rome, Ga., passed away Wednesday morning, April 3, 2019.

Charles Michael "Mike" Kirkland, formerly of Rome passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in DeKalb County.

Mr. Charles Herbert Gale Jr., age 93, of Hiram, Ga., passed away Tuesday evening, April 2, 2019, in a local healthcare facility.

Donald "Don, Donnie" E. Mull, age 86, of Rome, passed away on March 28, 2019, at a local hospital. He was born in Lindale, Ga., son of the late Elmer Clyde Mull and the late Birdie Lee Reed Mull, both of Lindale and later, Silver Creek.

Samuel Joe Robinson Jr., age 58, of Kingston, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at his residence.

Mrs. Sara Reeves, of Rome, passed away Wednesday morning, April 3, 2019.

Kathryn Evans Groover, age 79, of Powder Springs, Georgia, passed away April 2, 2019. Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Powder Springs First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Pamela Lorraine Fisher Ball, age 56, of Aragon, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Fielding Hight Stutts, of 48 Bellemont Drive SW, Rome, Ga., passed away at her residence on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Mrs. Sarah Frances Higgins Bennett, age 96, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at her residence.

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