Obituaries

Jaime Leigh Cochran Cox, 41, of Silver Creek, Georgia, died June 17, 2019. Service will be held at 2 p.m. on June 21, 2019, at Good Shepherd Funeral Home.

Mr. Walter Lee "Moe" McConnell, age 79, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at a local hospital.

Sarah Alexander Kilgore, age 89, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Renaissance Marquis. A native Roman, she was born on September 29, 1929, the daughter of the late N.H. and Emma Carter Alexander.

Mrs. Mae Cliff Holder Rayburn, age 90, of Rome passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, in a local hospital.

Mr. Edward William McBurnett, age 76, of Rome, Ga., passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.

Ms. Robin Shannon Warden, age 57, of Rome, passed away Sunday evening, June 16, 2019, at her residence.

Mr. Ronnie Gene Dixon, age 61, of Rome, Ga., passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, in a Cartersville, Ga., hospice facility.

Ms. Addie Mae Edwards, age 56, of Rome, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at a local hospital.

Mr. Terry Allen Overby, age 63, of Lindale, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019, at a local hospital.

Sarah Alexander Kilgore, age 89, passed away at a local assisted living facility Monday, June 17, 2019.

Mrs. Cathie Cagle Wise, age 64, of Rome, Ga., passed away after a long battle with cancer Saturday, June 15, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Mae Cliff Holder Rayburn, age 90, of Rome, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019, in a local hospital.

Dalton Parker Bohanan, age 32, passed away unexpectedly June 10, 2019, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

James "Bryant" Steele Jr., age 67, of Rome, Ga., passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Mrs. Shirley Stone Martin, age 83, of Ellijay, GA, died Friday, June 14, 2019. Mrs. Martin was born November 4, 1935, in Rome GA, daughter of the late Henry and Grace Stone. She was a beloved school teacher to over 1,000 K-3 students at Garden Lakes Elementary and Model Elementary in her 30 …

Mrs. Cathy D. Wise, age 64, of Rome, GA, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Salmon Funeral Home, 2516 New Calhoun Highway, Rome.

Elizabeth Kathleen Bunch Jones, 84, returned to her heavenly home on June 7, 2019, after a valiant battle with illness. She died peacefully at her home under hospice care in High Springs, Florida. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimat…

Ms. Kristin Poulsen, age 69, of Rome, GA, passed over on October 16, 2017, in a local health care facility.

Elizabeth Kathleen Bunch Jones, 84, returned to her heavenly home on June 7, 2019, after a valiant battle with illness. She died peacefully at her home under hospice care in High Springs, Florida. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimat…

Donald Neil Wilson, age 76, longtime resident of Cedartown, Ga., passed away in Dallastown, Pa., on Sunday, June 9, 2019, after an extended illness.

Adrian A. Fanjoy, age 75, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at a Redmond hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019, at Beech Creek United Methodist Church with Dr. David McKenzie officiating. The eulogy will be given by Gene Free. Interment will follow in Oa…

Dalton Parker Bohanan, age 32, passed away unexpectedly June 10, 2019, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Osgood Pierce Willis, 98, peacefully passed away at The Oaks at The Marshes on the morning of Tuesday, June 11. Born on October 11, 1920, in Rome, Georgia, to James Tillman Willis and Anne Willingham Willis, Osgood was educated at Darlington, The Citadel, and the University of Georgia, where…

Hubert Henry Whitlow Jr. died in Athens on June 10, 2019. He was born on February 16, 1930 to Mr. and Mrs. Hubert H. Whitlow in Atlanta.

Mrs. Blanche Anthony, 79, of Cave Spring, died Tuesday morning, June 11, 2019, at her residence following a short illness.

Mr. Donald Ray Wallace, age 74, of Rome, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, in local hospital.

Adrian A. Fanjoy, age 75, passed away Monday, June 10, 2019, at a Redmond hospital. He was born on August 11, 1943, in Bisbee, Ariz., to the late Hazen Edward Fanjoy and Ollie May Fanjoy. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Edward Fanjoy.

Mr. Mayfield Barnett, 80, of Rome, Georgia, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Mr. Thomas Elwood Hunt, 87, died June 9, 2019, at his home. He was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Burnt Hickory Ridge, Ga., to the late Evie Mae and Roy Hunt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Marvin Hunt.

Mrs. Doris Jean Cantrell, age 85, of Rome, Ga., passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, in a local hospital.

John William Bryant passed away in peace on May 24, 2019, at the age of 90 in Brunswick, Ga. Born February 25, 1929, in Rome to the late Clarence Bryant Sr. and Maggie Rice Bryant, Johnny grew up in the tight-knit Celanese community and was a graduate of Rome Boys High class of 1947.

Mr. Charles Edwin Maxwell, age 84, of Jerseyville, Ill., formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Jerseyville.

Mr. William Gregory "Greg" Beard, age 57, of Lindale, passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019, at his residence.

Jacquelyn S. Polak, 92, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2019, at her residence in Birmingham, Ala.

Mr. Charles Edwin Maxwell, age 84, of Jerseyville, Ill., formerly of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Jerseyville.

Mr. Hulyn Eugene Kight, age 83, of Rome, passed away on June 6, 2019, at a local hospital.

Rudell C. Shankles, age 84, of Cedartown, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Jeffrey Wayne Penson II, age 32, of Aragon, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at a local hospital.

Robert Voss, 64, of Rome, Georgia, died June 1, 2019.

Vernon Ray Walters, age 84, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his residence.

Mrs. Clara Ware Kendrick, age 83, formerly of Rome, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She transitioned in the comfort of her home in Fort Valley, Georgia, surrounded by her family.

Mr. Samuel Lee Holsomback, age 70, of Douglasville, Ga., passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019. He was born in Rome, Ga., on December 6, 1948, to Clint and Amy Holsomback. Sam was a sweet and caring man who loved animals, children, and the elderly. He never met a stranger and was extremely funn…

Mr. Ronald Alan "Ronnie" "Roscoe" Koehler Sr., age 57, of Rome, Ga., passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019.

Mrs. Shana Ely Pardue, age 39, went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2019, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her family after having fought a battle with cancer.

Mrs. Jean Peña, age 91, of Rome, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at her home on her birthday.

Mrs. Judith Gail Grizzle, age 72, of Rome, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Katie Allen Jones, age 70, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at a local hospital.

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