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Edith McCarty Rix

Mrs. Edith McCarty Rix, age 84, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at a local nursing facility.

In keeping with Mrs. Rix’s wishes, she was cremated and a memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. The Rev. Bert Brooks will officiate.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Smokey Mountain Children’s Home, 449 McCarn Circle, Sevierville, TN 37862-4176.

A complete obituary will be placed in Saturday’s edition of the Rome News-Tribune.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.