Thursday, May 16, 2019

Mr. Jackie Matney

MR. JACKIE MATNEY, age 61, of James Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday evening, May 15, 2019, in a Rome hospital following an extended illness.  A native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, He born to the late James H. and Ethel Murdock Matney on August 28, 1957.  He was retired from Mount Vernon Mills, were he was a hyster driver; and was preceded in death by siblings the late Ruthie Hamby, Benny Matney, and James Matney.

            Surviving are His companion, JoAnn Edwards; siblings, Rachel Ashworth, Ray Cundiff, Kay Hamby, Jeannie Robertson, and Wayne Matney.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 18th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Sumner and Rev. Kevin Norton officiating, interment in Chapel Hill Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers James Abernathy, Curtis Cochran, Anthony Hamby, Dewey Padgett, Daniel Laney, and Preston Allmon.  The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Jackie Matney who passed away Wednesday.


Monday, May 13, 2019

Miss Gracie Lea Edwards

MISS GRACIE LEA EDWARDS, age 11 days, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in a Rome hospital.  Born on April 27, 2019, She was the daughter of Chelsea Abbie Lea and Cody Edwards.

            Surviving are Parents; grandparents, Dewayne and Chrystal Edwards, Mandy Lea, Charlotte Brown, Marvin Edwards, Ava Hunter, and Bonnie Blackmon; several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive.

            Memorial service was held Tuesday, May 14th, at 2:30 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Johnson officiating.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Miss Gracie Lea Edwards.


Thursday, May 9, 2019

Mr. Corey Trent Fisher

MR. COREY TRENT FISHER, age 47, of Trion-Teloga Road, Trion, Georgia passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2019, at his residence following a sudden attack.  Born in Dalton, Georgia on September 13, 1971, He was a son of the   late Virgil C. and Margaret Virginia Pilcher Fisher.  Before retirement, due to ill health, He was cafĂ© manager at Shorter University.

            Surviving are brother, Ron Fisher of Summerville; Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces and Great Nephews, and Great Great Nieces and Nephews; Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive.

            A memorial service will be held at a later date.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.


Friday, May 3, 2019

Mr. Dewey Nolan Allmond

MR. DEWEY NOLAN ALLMOND, age 60, of Summerville, Georgia , loving father, son, and brother, passed away suddenly, April 30, 2019.  He was a member of the Faith and Character Building Ministry at Walker State Prison, a member of the choir, coaching the men’s softball team.  Mr. Allmond was very active in the ministry and was working on an associates degree in theology, hoping to continue to minister to others through his testimony.  He was a carpenter by trade, spending spare time drawing and planning beautiful homes to build through his contracting business.  He had a passion for softball and competing in any sport he could be involved in.   He always made you smile and laugh with his quick wit and wonderful sense of humor.

            Surviving are mother, Glenda Allen; father, Samuel Allmond; daughters, India Elizabeth Jones, Kristen Allmond Rose; sons, Kory Allmond and Nolan Allmond; grandchildren, Kaleb Jones and Emmersyn Rose; brothers, Harold Dewayne (Ruby) Allmond and Derrill Lee (Stephanie) Gilliland; sisters, Sherryl Kay Gilliland (Dennis) Broome, Becky Ledbetter(Mark) Brown, and Tracy Allmond  Duvall; several Nieces and Nephews.
            Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Lee and Rev. Jason Lee officiating, interment in West Hill Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Joseph Allen Hays, Robert Jason Hays, Dakota Weston Brown, Samuel Charles Allmond, Joshua Dewayne Allmond, Franky Eugene Majors, Troy Allen Staehly, Tony Ray Staehly; Honorary Pallbearers members of Faith and Character Building Ministry at Walker State Prison.  The Family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Dewey Nolan Allmond.


Monday, April 29, 2019

Lola Mae Grimes Mitchell

LOLA MAE GRIMES MITCHELL, age 72, of Chattooga County, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Glencoe, Alabama.  A native of Cherokee County, Alabama, She was born to the late Chester and Mable Harper Grimes on August 2, 1946.  Ms. Mitchell was a member of the Berea Church of Christ.  She was the retired owner/operator of MILO Acres Farm.  Lola was a dedicated mother first and foremost.  She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them.  She especially loved her role as grandmother.  She was always supportive and at every function.  She was also active in charitable works.  From development and startup of the volunteer after school care program at Trion City Schools to seamstress for the Halloween Carnivals, she could always be counted on.  Her infectious smile brought joy to those she met.  Lola was a lover of all things floral, with a special love for lilies. She was a remarkable cook and baker with a specialty of character birthday cakes and roses.  Her vast talents will be missed. 

            Ms. Mitchell is Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Greg Johnson of Gadsden, Al.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Robin Mitchell of Summerville; grandchildren, Marlena Mitchell, Skylar Mitchell; brothers, James (Charlotte) Grimes and J. R. (Audrey) Grimes; sisters-in-law, Charlotte Grimes and Virginia Grimes; several Nieces and Nephews.  Ms. Mitchell was preceded in death by brothers Morris (Virginia) Grimes, Luther Grimes, Curtis Grimes, Calvin Grimes; sisters,  Otilla (Sheldon) Wohl and Ophelia (Tony) Campbell.

            The Family will receive friends Friday, May 3rd from 6:00PM until 8:00 P.M. EDT at Rainwater Funeral Home in Summerville. The Family will also receive friends at the Gadsden Church of Christ Saturday, May 4th, from 1:00 PM CDT until the service begins at 2:00 PM CDT.  Minister Berlen Murphy will officiate. David Mitchell will deliver his mother’s eulogy, with Greg Johnson directing congregational singing.  Active Pallbearers: David Fletcher, Scott Gayler, Daniel Johnson, Jason Bearden, Benjamin McDonald, Tanner Maxey, James Wade, and Devon Tallent. Honorary Pallbearers: Meadowood Specialty Care Assisted Living Family. Interment in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Meadowood Specialty Care Assisted Living Activity Fund; 509 Pineview Ave. Glencoe, AL 35905  or the Ronald McDonald House.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.