Obituaries

Mr. Phillip Michael "Mickey" Highfield, age 47, of Rome, GA, passed away Friday evening, December 14, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. Earl Clemons "Jack" Hubbard, age 85, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his granddaughter's residence.

Mrs. Terry Catherine Raine Storey, age 60, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at her residence.

Mr. Robert Maxwell "Bob" Shaffer, age 86, of Rome, passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018, in a local hospital.

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Fredrich W. "Freddie" Giles, Sr., age 54, of Silver Creek, passed away at his residence on Friday, December 14, 2018, following a long battle with ALS.

Mrs. Ercel Turner Davis Blair, age 89 of Rome, formerly of Rockmart, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018.

Mr. Earl Clemons "Jack" Hubbard, age 85, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his granddaughter's residence.

Mrs. Doris Christine Hardin Wright, age 82, of the Armuchee community, died Thursday, December 13, 2018, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Alice F. Law Gribble, age 74, of Lindale, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Doris C. "Dot" Wright, age 82, of Rome, Ga., passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Mr. Rodney "Bo" Dale Langford, age 49, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Reba Louise Coffey, age 59, of Bells Ferry Road, Rome, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Reba Louise Coffee, age 59, of Bells Ferry Road, Rome, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018, following a brief illness.

Mrs. Dianne M. Cumming, 75, of Cartersville, Ga., passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Dianne was born December 16, 1942 in Augusta, Ga., to the late Mr. Dudley B. Magruder and Mrs. Evelyn Bates Magruder. Dianne was a loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal …

Mrs. Shirley Hanson Modlin, age 87, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.

Ms. Doris J. Padgett, age 81, of Rome, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018, at her residence.

Ms. Doris J. Padgett, age 81, of Rome, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018, at her residence.

Ms. Sadie Creamer, age 73, of Rome, Ga., transitioned on December 7, 2018. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Please keep the family lifted up in prayer. Care and direction entrusted to F.K. Jones Funeral Home.

Mr. Jason Thomas Culberson, age 46, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. Carl E. Carlson, age 78, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in Rome, Ga.

Mr. Jacob Logan "Jake" Patrick, age 26, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at a local hospital.

Dr. Joseph Burton Applegate, age 72, of Lindale, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at a local hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.

Rodrick Michael "Mike" Barber, 72, of Plainville went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The visitation is Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 4-7 p.m. at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, December 5th at 2:00 p.m. from the funeral hom…

Mrs. Bessie Fay Dowdy Brooks, age 88, of Rome, passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018, in a local health care facility. Mrs. Brooks was born in Floyd County, GA on March 11, 1930, daughter of the late Charlie and Millie Harris Dowdy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Everett Lee B…

Mrs. Brenda Devora Mills Carver, age 77 of Adairsville, passed away Sunday December 2, 2018 in a Cartersville Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday December 5, 2018 at Snow Springs Baptist Church, near Adairsville with Rev. Doug Maddox, and Rev. Woody Woodfin, offic…

Mrs. Frances Yvonne "Fran" Bice, age 53, of Silver Creek, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.

Susan Rebecca Freeman Cormany, age 89, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018. Susan was born November 28, 1928 in Moultrie, Georgia, to Evie Ola Freeman and Clarence Gene Freeman.

Mr. William Franklin "Billy" Robinson, age 89, of Rome, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at his residence.

Dr. Gary Donald Holmes, 85, of St. Simons Island, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Hospice of the Golden Isles.

Howard Roper, 84, of Aragon, Georgia, died November 30, 2018. Arrangements by Wright Memorial Mortuary.

Mr. John Henry Perry, age 79, of Silver Creek, Georgia, and formerly Summerville, Georgia, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018. He retired from Inland Container Company after 39 years of service. 

Mr. William Franklin "Billy" Robinson, age 89, of Rome, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. James Harold Shaw Sr., age 87, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at a local hospital.

Charles Eugene Rhodes, 78, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Nov. 24, 2018, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Eddie Ash Jackson, age 88, of Silver Creek, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Jackson was born in Summerville, Georgia, on September 6, 1930, daughter of the late Phillip Edward Ash and the late Lillie Mae Tucker Ash. She was also preceded in death by her…

Mrs. Carolynn Self Carver, age 86, of Rome, passed away Tuesday morning, November 27, 2018, at her residence.

Mr. Hugh Don Wyatt, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018.

Debra Ann Holden, age 64, of Silver Creek, Ga., passed away on November 17, 2018. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio, to Don and Margaret Lucas, on September 26, 1954. She was the devoted mother of Travis and Margaret, loving spouse of Donnie Dunagan (deceased) and Mike Holden, sister of Donni…

Mrs. Marie Grazia Stanfield, age 71, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Surviving is her husband, David E. Stanfield. Graveside services were held Friday, November 23, in Summerville Cemetery with the Rev. Sean Wegener officiating. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.

James L. "Papa Jim" Tolbert, a 60, a resident of Chief Vann Drive, passed away peacefully at his home on November 25, 2018. Papa Jim was born on May 28, 1931, in Rome, Ga., to the late James Allen and Odessa Tolbert. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Betty Bailey Tolbert. He is surv…

Hugh Don Wyatt, 77, of Rome, Georgia, died November 23, 2018. Arrangements by Wright Memorial Mortuary.

Mr. Charles Gregory McClinic, a former native of Rome, Georgia, departed from this life Saturday, November 24, 2018, in a Tucson, Arizona, veteran's hospital. Greg was the youngest son of the late Nathaniel and Inez McClinic. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

Doris Howell Todd, of 226 Maplecrest Lane, Rome, Georgia, passed on to her heavenly home on November 19, 2018.

Mr. Melvin Lee Plunkett, age 91, of Subligna passed away Friday,  November 23, 2018 at Our Country Home Care Center in LaFayette, GA.

Russell Morrison, known to several as "Leon," passed from this life to join his wife of 58 years Clara Faye Brown Morrison, on November 22nd, 2018, at the age of 81 years.

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