Mr. James Treglown, age 94, of Rockmart passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, March 17, 2017.
Mr. Treglown was born February 23, 1923, in Floyd County, a son of the late Robert Treglown and Bessie Ware Treglown. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Haney Treglown; brothers Dana Treglown, Larry “Butch” Treglown and Richard Treglown; and sisters Clara Mae Holcomb, Evelyn Shivers, Myra Stansell and Betty Treglown.
Mr. Treglown was a member of Pleasant Valley South Baptist Church, and was retired from West Point Pepperell. He was also a World War II veteran of the United Stated Army and fought during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, where more than 9,000 allied soldiers were killed or wounded. He was one of the many soldiers wounded during that invasion.
Survivors include his son, Phillip (Janice) Treglown, Rockmart; three grandchildren, Jason Walters, Jennifer Walters and Jada Treglown; five great-grandchildren, Justin Walters, Katlyn Walters, Jacob Walters, Chase Dougherty and Andrew Tracy; a brother, Ray Franklin Treglown; three sisters, Barbara “Bobbie” Kilgo, Faye Mundy and Wilma (Berman) Bennett; many nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside and interment services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Sunday March 19, 2017 at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens, with Melody Stephens, officiating. The family will receive friends from12:30 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. on Sunday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome, Ga. 30165.
Shanklin-Attaway Post Five Honor Guard of the American Legion will conduct full military graveside rites.
Pallbearers will include Allen Sartin, Danny Brackett, Torie Dougherty Adam Tracy, David Woods, Andrew Tracy, Jacob Walters, and Chase Dougherty.
Parnick Jennings, Sr.’s Good Shepherd Funeral Home 2750 Shorter Ave., Rome, has charge of the arrangements.