Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Mr. William C. "Bill" Worsham

MR. WILLIAM C. “BILL” WORSHAM, age 76, off Greenhill Memorial Garden Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness.  Mr. Worsham was born in Trion, Georgia on April 16, 1940, a son of the late William Edward and Grace Pauline Gilley Worsham.  He was a Veteran of the U. S. Air Force, attended the Pennville Church of Christ, and was retired computer operator and security from Mount Vernon Mills.  Mr. Worsham was preceded in death by a sister, the late Sandra Worsham.

            Surviving are His wife, Kay Worsham; daughter and spouse, Laura & Derkise Graham; son and spouse, Jeremy & Brenda Worsham; grandchildren, Jay Williams, Wendy Worsham, Jud Williams, and Kylin Graham.

            Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 19th, at 10:30 A.M. from Graveside in Greenhills Memory Garden with Minister Robby Eversole officiating.  Active Pallbearers Benny Sprayberry, Erick Housch, Ben Housch, David Parker, Derek Parker, and Charles Cooper.  The Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Saturday, January 14, 2017

Miss Louise Annette Newman

MISS LOUISE ANNETTE NEWMAN, age 94, of Summerville, Georgia died Saturday, January 14, 2017 Riverwood Remembrance Village.  Miss Newman was born in Sevierville, Tennessee on March 13, 1922, a daughter of the late James Harrison Newman and Nora Ridley Newman.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Rome, Georgia, and was an employee of Batty State Hospital for 33 years.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Newman and four sisters Ethel Lois Black, Bess Kirk, Roby Mosley, and Gladys Smithson.

            She is survived by a host of Nieces, Nephews, Great, Great, and Great, Great, Great Nieces and Nephews.

            Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 17th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Pastor Jack Karch officiating, interment in Greenhills Memory Garden.  Active Pallbearers Bobby Smithson, Terry Smithson, Steve Smithson, Mitchell Peek, Brian Ozment, and Taylor Ozment.  Visitation will be Tuesday from noon until the hour of service at the Funereal Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Friday, January 13, 2017

Mrs. Sally York


MRS. SALLY W. YORK, of Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017, in the local nursing home.  A native of Murray County, Georgia, She was born to the late Robert and Lula Maude Greene West, on June 11, 1920.  Mrs. York was a member of the Nazarene Church and retired from Health Care.  She was preceded in death by her husband the late Walter Davis York, son, the late Walter Charles York, grandson the late Michael (Mikey) Lamar Greg White, granddaughter the late Amy Louise Langston, and son-in-law the late Larry Langston.

            Surviving are daughter, Margaret Langston of Trion; sons, Larry York of Chatsworth, Don York of Ft. Worth, TX.; sister, Leaty Patterson; brother, Bill West; 15  Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren, Great Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.

            Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 15th, at 4:30 P.M. from Graveside in West Hill Cemetery, Mickie Bradley conducting.  Active Pallbearers Steve White, J. R. York, Brian York, Ethan Bradley, Jacob Smolik, Hunter Bradley; Honorary Pallbearers (Her second family) the entire Staff & Friends of Oak View Nursing & Rehab. Center, special thanks to the Doctors, Nurses, and C N A’s who cared for and loved Her as if She was their Granny also.  Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 2:30 til 4:30 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Norman E. Bryant

MR. NORMAN E. BRYANT, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017, in a Rome hospital.  He was born in Lyerly, Georgia, on October 24, 1933, a Son of the late Alfred Monroe and Marian Elizabeth Gardner Bryant.  Mr. Bryant was the owner-operator of Bryant and Sons Lumber Company and member of the South Summerville Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by three Sisters and six Brothers.

            Surviving are his wife, Calla Mae Bryant; sons and spouses, Dennis and Lisa Bryant, Anthony and Cindy Bryant, and Alan and Lynn Bryant; grandchildren, Stephanie Herring, Landon (Holly) Bryant, Virginia Bryant, Alex Bryant, Hunter Bryant, Hensley Bryant, Calen (Clancey) Cooper; great grandchildren, Ava Herring, Brody Bryant, Branson Bryant; several Nieces and Nephews.

            Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 15th, at 3:00 P.M. from the South Summerville Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Bryant, Rev. Doyle Waters, and Rev. Gene Greer officiating, interment in Greenhills Memory Gardens.   Active Pallbearers Landon Bryant, Calen Cooper, Alex Bryant, O. W. Carpenter, Tommy Alexander, Roger Bryant, Bart Bryant, Bill McConnell; Honorary Pallbearers Dr. Joseph N. Herren, Bill Greer, Bobby Hawkins, Don Hayes, Jimmy Barron, John Sterner, Barry Duke, the Friendship Sunday School Class of South Summerville Baptist Church, Floyd County Home Health, and Heyman Hospice.  Visitation will be Saturday from 5 til 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.  Mr. Bryant will also be in state at the Church from 2 until service hour Sunday.   In lieu of flowers the Family suggest contributions to the South Summerville Baptist Church Adult Choir Ministry Fund.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.