Obituaries

Mr. Donald Guy Trammell, age 86, of Rome passed away Wednesday afternoon, October 18, 2017, in a local health care facility.

Mr. Walter Delay “Buddy” Braden, age 78, of Shannon, Ga., passed away at his residence on Tuesday evening, October 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Buster Brown, 81 years old, passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Little Braxton Ryder Morrison, age 3 months, of Rome, passed away October 13, 2017 at a local health care facility.

Mr. Albert Earl Stone Jr., 75, of Rome, died Saturday afternoon in an out-of-town care facility following an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Mr. Hubert Lamar Roberson, age 57, of Aragon, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017, at a local hospital

"Bear" Richard Yandell, age 63, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, while at home. Survived by loving wife, Teresa Yandell, and children: son, L.A. Simpkins; daughter, Clara Glover, and son-in-law, Josh Glover; along with numerous dear friends. A Celebration of Life memorial w…

Buster Brown, 81 of 209 Ross St., died Oct. 14, 2017. Wright Memorial Mortuary has charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Buster Brown age 81 of 209 Ross Street Rome, Georgia passed away on Saturday October 14, 2017 at a local hospital following an extended illness.

Julia Ann White Hampton, 87, of Silver Creek, died Sept. 25, 2017. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Terry Lee Money, 51, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at a local hospital.

David Wayne Jones Sr., age 59, of Rome, died Tuesday afternoon, October 10, 2017, at his residence.

Mrs. Myrtis Marie Rose, 73, formerly of Rome, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 in Snellville, Ga. She was born on August 3, 1944 in Summerville, Ga., the daughter of the late Thomas Oscar Parker and the late Helen Orleen Reece Parker. Mrs. Rose worked for over thirty years with Sears and …

Tracy Allen Harman, son, brother, uncle, husband, dad, friend, Doodad, died on Friday, October 6, 2017.

Tracy Allen Harman, son, brother, uncle, husband, dad, friend, Doodad, died Friday, October 6, 2017.

Mrs. Myrtis Marie Rose, 73, formerly of Rome, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 in Snellville, Ga. She was born on August 3, 1944 in Summerville, Ga., the daughter of the late Thomas Oscar Parker and the late Helen Orleen Reece Parker. Mrs. Rose worked for over thirty years with Sears and …

Mr. Michael Dow Cribb, age 68, of Cartersville, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at a local hospital.

Ruth Earle Talley, age 85, of Rome, Ga., passed away Monday, October 9, 2017, after a short illness.

Ruth Earle Talley, 85, of Rome, passed away Monday morning, October 9, 2017, at a local hospital.

Lindsey James Trussell, age 52, of Rome, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in an Atlanta Medical Center.

Mr. Tracy Allen Harman, age 64, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away at a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia Friday, October 6, 2017.

Mike Craig, age 54, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, October 5 2017.

Martha Ann Melton Wheeler, 78, of Rome, passed away September 26, 2017, following a brief illness. Martha Ann was born November 23, 1938 in Macon, Georgia to Lydia Laney and Walter Thomas Melton. She was a 1956 graduate of A.L. Miller High School in Macon and attended South Georgia College w…

Mr. Kenneth Edward “Kenny” Hendrix, age 56, of Armuchee, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, in a local hospital.

Opal Bagley Hicks, 87, of Rome, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mr. J. Stanford "Stan" Petroski, age 63, of Rome, passed away peacefully with his family at his side after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Mr. Jessie Thorvald "Butch" Smith, age 72, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, in a local hospital.

Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, better known by his friends as “Stamp Licker," age 82, of Rome, passed away on, Monday, October 2, 2017, at his residence.

Mother Freddie Mae Words, age 94, of 2441 Skyline Ridge Drive, Lithia Springs, Ga., formerly of Rome, transitioned September 29, 2017. A Home-going Celebration for Mother Words will be held Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at F.K. Jones Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Mo…

Mr. James Hammond Smith Jr., age 59, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at a local hospital.

Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyna Louise Robinson, 81, of Cave Spring, who died Monday, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. EDT at the Providence Baptist Church.

Nell Lowery, 79, went to be with her Savior Monday night around 8:30 surrounded by her three children, friends and family. She fought such a hard battle with Parkinson’s and Dementia that had really magnified since May of this year.

Mr. Jerry Ronald Burrows, age 82, of Rome, passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Charles Franklin Alexander Jr., also known as “Bubba”, age 77, of Woodstock, Ga., passed away on September 29, 2017. Charles was born on December 23, 1939 in Rome, Ga. to the late Charles and Christine Alexander. In high school, he played football. After finishing school, Charles remaine…

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