Obituaries

It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Joe Alexander, age 74, of Rome, Georgia on Monday, August 20, 2018.

William Michael Shadrick, age 36, of Rome, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. The family will receive friends at Daniel’s Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Ms. Nora Virginia “Jenny” Smith, age 82, of Silver Creek, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Barbara H. Lynch, age 85, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.Barbara was born in Menlo, Georgia on February 18, 1933, the only child of the late James E. Hale and Josephine S. Hale. She is also preceded in death by her infant son, James Crawf…

Mr. James “Jim” Arthur Buschur, 72, of Waleska, Ga., passed away at his home, surrounded by family Friday morning, August 10, 2018, following an extended illness.

Mr. James Albert Jones, age 76, of Big Texas Valley, passed away Saturday August 18, 2018 at his residence.

Ms. Mary Charlene Tucker, age 56, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at her residence.

Mrs. Rita Faye Gibson, Age 62, of Kingston, passed away on Saturday morning, Aug. 18, 2018, at a local hospital.

Funeral services for Max Worley, age 89, of the Texas Valley community, will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the Armuchee Baptist Church with his son-in-law, the Reverend Darrell Webb, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive fr…

Funeral services for Max Worley, age 89, of the Texas Valley community, will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at the Armuchee Baptist Church with his son-in-law, the Reverend Darrell Webb, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receiv…

Mrs. Frances B. Jones, age 99, of Rome, passed away on Thursday morning, August 16, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. David Byron Erwin, age 71, of Gaylesville, Ala., passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Alfred Roger Mitchell, 79, died August 14, 2018, at a local hospital following a brief illness.

Margaret Mize Summerville, 86, of Fairmount, Ga., died at Gordon Health & Rehab on Monday, August 13, 2018, following several years of declining health. She was born in Calhoun, Ga., on September 1, 1929, daughter of the late John William and Hattie Stanfield Mize. She attended Calhoun E…

Mrs. Ruby Frances McLean Sorrow, age 90, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at a local healthcare facility.

Mr. Calvin William Payne, age 89, of Rome, Ga., formerly of Branson, Mo., passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, in a Rome, Ga., assisted living facility.

Mr. Lee Duane Johnson, age 67, 3620 Silver Hill Road, Summerville, passed away August 13, 2018 at Florida Hospital Orlando.

Mr. Alfred Roger Mitchell, age 79, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, in a local hospital.

Max Worley, age 89, of the Texas Valley community, passed away Wednesday morning, August 8, 2018, in a local healthcare facility.

Mrs. Frankie B. Dunaway, age 94 of Rockmart, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, 2018, at Chulio Hills Health & Rehab of Rome.

Ms. Imogene Wright Ransom, age 65, of Kennesaw, passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a Marietta hospital.

Mrs. Peggy Joan Rackley Puryear, age 81, of Rome, passed away on Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, following an extended illness. 

Mr. Robert Wayne Ayer, age 69, of Rome, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in a local hospital.

Mr. Harold Keover Jr., age 63, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 13, 2018, at his residence, surround by his loving family.

Mr. Marcus Lamar Haynes, age 44, of Rome, Georgia, made a peaceful transition on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Joyce Anne Overby Talley, age 74, of Adairsville, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at a local hospital.

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Smith, 78, of Cave Spring, who died Friday, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel with the Rev. Douglas Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow in the Cave Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Sonny Holman, Terry Caldwell, E…

Carolyn N. Anderson, of Rome, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018. Service arrangements are incomplete at this time. Daniel’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

Mr. Jerry Shelton Smith, 79, of Cave Spring, died Friday afternoon in a Rome hospital following an extended illness.

Mr. Jerry Lavonne Bunch, age 76, of Rome, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018, at his residence.

Jean F. Johnson, age 90, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Redmond Regional Hospital.

Mr. William Ralph “Bill” Everett, age 83, of Armuchee, Ga., passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at his daughter’s residence in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., where he had been residing for the past four years.

Mr. George H. Neal, 70, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018.

Mr. William Ralph “Bill” Everett, age 83, of Armuchee, Ga., passed away Monday, July 30, 2018, at his daughter’s residence in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., where he had been residing for the past four years.

Martha Sue Bonner, age 81, of Rome, passed away on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Bonner was born in Rome, Georgia on Nov. 26, 1936, daughter of the late Clemmie Johnston and the late Arthur Johnston.

Mr. Gwinn Carlton “G.C.” Dotson, age 78, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Monday, August 7, 2018.

Max Worley, age 89, of Rome, formerly of the Texas Valley community, died Wednesday morning, August 8, 2018 at his residence.

Barbara Gaines, 72 years old, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Sunday morning at her residence. She was born in Decatur, Ga. on September 29, 1945 to David W. Poplin and Jacquelin C. Poplin of Atlanta. Her family moved to Rome to operate Poplin Central Shoes. She attended West Rome …

Jane Kay Lyon, 87, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018. Jane was born July 4, 1931 in Syracuse, N.Y., daughter of the late Kenneth and Virginia Downes Battelle. She was a 1948 graduate of Central High School in Syracuse, N.Y. She and Karl Victor Lyon moved to Rome, Ga. in 1969 to open thei…

Mrs.Willie Belle Ware, 92, of Polk County, Ga., passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born to the late Shepherd and Mattie Hutchins Davis on August 10, 1925 in Polk County, Ga. She was married to Frank Sanford Ware and to this union 10 children were born. She was a faithful member of t…

Josephine Reagan Ransom Coker, age 67, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, passed away on June 23 at Christus St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe.

Cynthia McCannon Robertson, age 83, of Carrollton, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was born October 30, 1934 in Greensboro, North Carolina, daughter of the late Raymond McCannon and Alva Jo Wallace McCannon. In addition, she was preceded by her loving husband, Richard Robertson.

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