Obituaries

Mr. Jerry Donaldson Harper, age 67, of 101 Jim Lee Drive Rome, Ga. transitioned April 23, 2017. Complete arrangements will follow at a later date. Care and direction is charged to F. K. Jones Funeral Home.

Tivis R. Hale, age 78, of Rome, went peacefully to be with the Father on April 21, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. A private family gathering will be held later. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, makes this announcement for the family.

Jeanne Leigh Raley, age 54, of Rome passed away Friday afternoon, April 21, 2017, at a local hospice facility.

Mr. George Randle “Randy” Payne, age 76, of Cedar Bluff, Ala., passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at a medical facility in Alabama.

Mr. Lee Hoyt Crider, age 80, of Silver Creek, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mrs. Jewell Arrington Tuck, age 91, of Cedartown, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. She was born on January 23, 1926 in Rock Run, Alabama. She was the daughter of the late Willard Warner and Lou Ida Williams Arrington.

Mr. George Randle “Randy” Payne, age 76, of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at a medical facility in Alabama.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ann Steed, 76, of Cave Spring, who died Wednesday, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring. Interment will follow in the Roundhill Cemetery.

Ms. Evelyn Cooper Hall Whelchel, age 96, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at a local healthcare facility. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel.

Mr. Charles Henry Bailey, Sr., age 89, of Silver Creek, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at the Renaissance Marquis.

Mrs. Ann Steed, 76, of Cave Spring, died Wednesday morning in a Rome hospital.

Mrs. Mary Ann Adams Scott, age 73, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at her residence.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ann Steed, 76, of Cave Spring, who died Wednesday morning, are being planned for Saturday. Arrangements will be announced when they are complete. John House’s Cave Spring Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Michael Edward Chapman, age 46, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, in an Atlanta hospital.

Mr. Shellie Ray Robinson, age 81, of 1260 Hightower Trail, Atlanta, Georgia passed on Monday, April 17, 2017. The family will receive friends at 2709 Trellis Oaks Drive, Marietta, Georgia SW. Memorial service for Mr. Shellie Ray Robinson will be Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Crossro…

Mrs. Elizabeth Ingram McDonald, age 82, of Silver Creek, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. McDonald was born in Dekalb County, Alabama on June 25, 1934, daughter of the late Otis and Beatrice Williams Ingram. She was a 1952 graduate of Pepperell High School in Lindal…

Mr. Michael Edward Chapman, age 46, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, in an Atlanta Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Reverend Jerry Brooks officiating. The f…

Marie Terrell Scoggin, age 93, of 330 Old Dalton Road, Rome, passed away at her residence on Sunday evening, April 16, 2017. A lifelong resident of Floyd County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Carl Terrell and Clara Mae Priest Terrell, and sister of the late William Arnold Terrell. …

Mrs. Barbara Wilson, 57, of County Road 22, Centre, died unexpectedly Sunday morning in a Rome hospital. The former Barbara Brown, Mrs. Wilson was born in Rome on January 5, 1960, daughter of Mrs. Chloe Cannon Brown Dollar and the late Wallace Brown. Mrs. Wilson was associated with the Floyd…

Mr. Edgar Lee Watson, age 88, of Rome, passed at a local health care facility Saturday April 15, 2017. Mr. Watson was born in Knoxville, Tennessee July 13, 1928. He was the son of the late Carl Edgar Watson and Elizabeth Louise Sheer Watson. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Jane …

Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Barbara Wilson, 57, of County Road 22, Centre, who died Sunday, are incomplete and will be announced later.

Mrs. Rosella S. Harvey, age 92, passed away April 16, 2017 at a local healthcare facility.

Memorial services for Ms Shawna Reed Gunn, 46, of Cave Spring, who died April 9, 2017, will the held this evening at 7 p.m. at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel.

Mr. Edgar Lee Watson age, 88 passed away April 15, 2017 at a local healthcare facility.

Ms. Shawna Reed Gunn, age 46, of Cave Spring, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Mr. John William Farr Jr., age 82, of Rome, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Reverend Lavonne Humphrey, age 45, of Summerville, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Mr. Jimmy L. Jones, age 69, of Canton, Ohio, and formerly of Rome, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017. The son of the late Ray Jones, Mr. Jones leaves to cherish in his memories his mother Mrs. Mildred Price, two sons, one daughter of Rome and two daughters of Canton, Ohio. Paquelet Funeral…

Mr. John William Farr, Jr., age 82, of Rome, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Foster Kinney, of Rome, Georgia, will be held in the Chapel at First Baptist Church of Rome this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. with Senior Pastor Matt DuVall and Dr. Floyd Roebuck officiating. Interment will be in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens following the service.

Funeral service for Glenda Buttram Morgan, age 76, of Lindale, Georgia, will be Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 9 a.m. (C.S.T) at Thompson Funeral Home with the Reverend Rodney Ragsdale officiating.

Mr. Austin Lance Dockery, age 21, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, at his residence.

Mrs. Shirley Foster Kinney was known for her love of family and genealogy. She passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, April 11, 2017, with her loving family by her side.

Mr. Richard Wayne Hattrick, age 73, of Rome, passed away on, Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at his residence. The staff of Salmon Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Richard Wayne Hattrick.

Brian Shaun Cave, age 51 of Mt. Juliet, passed away April 8, 2017. He was born May 5, 1965 in Rome, GA.

David Scott Callaway passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Allenbrook Nursing Facility in Memphis, Tennessee. He was 58 years old. Mr. Callaway was the son of the late Ellen Hobbs Callaway and Bill Callaway of Rome, Georgia. He is survived by a brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. William H.…

Larry Bruce Sprayberry, age 52, of Centre, Alabama, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at a local hospital.

Mr. Austin Lance Dockery, age 21, of Kingston, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, at his residence.

James Danny Ely, age 69, of Rome, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at his home following an extended illness.

Paul L. Erwin, age 75, passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at his home in Greenville, South Carolina.

Mrs. Virginia Lee Smith Taylor, age 85, of the Wax Lake/Flint Hill Community, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at a local hospital.

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