Saturday, July 16, 2016

Patricia Ann Hunter Williams

PATRICIA ANN HUNTER WILLIAMS, 71, of Leesburg, FL., passed away June 22, 2016.  She was born March 3, 1945, in Chattooga County, Georgia to John Henry Hunter and Fannie Mae Allmon Hunter.  Mrs. Williams was of the Baptist Faith and attended Victory Outreach Church.  She spent most of her life in Chattooga and Gordon Counties before moving to Florida.  She was preceded in death by Parents and a grandson , Seth Laney on December 23, 2003.

            She is survived by husband, Delmer Williams, whom she married November 14, 2001; five children, Jeffery (Sharon) Pierce, Pigeon Forge, TN, Darlene (Frank) Barnhill, Gainesville, GA, Tammie Pierce Barron & Brad Edwards, Adairsville, GA, DeWayne Williams, Tammy (Marty) Hampton, Leesburg, FL; two sisters, Kathleen Hunter Moon, Rome, and Sandra Hunter (Mike) Richardson, Rutledge, GA; 11 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.

            A Memorial service was held at Victory Outreach Church, Leesburg, FL. on June 24, 2016.  Beyers Funeral Home & Crematory had charge of arrangements.  A Local Memorial service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 4:00 P.M. from the J.  D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Brother David Evans officiating.


            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Mrs. Judith Wright Becker

MRS. JUDITH WRIGHT BECKER, age 73, of Roberts Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at her residence following an extended illness.  Mrs. Becker was born in Ft. Payne, Alabama on December 29, 1942, a daughter of the late Rufus “Toby” and Geraldine Hall Wright.  She was a member of Dry Valley Baptist Church and retired pattern designer from Best Mfg. Company.  Mrs. Becker was preceded in death by her husband, the late James J. Becker, Sr.

            Surviving are daughter, Melody D. Becker of Trion; sons, James J. Becker, Jr. and Richard W. Becker both of Summerville; sister, Mary Tripp of Trion; brother, Donald Wright of LaFayette; grandchildren, Reisha D. Hoffman, Kayleigh Becker, Josey Becker, and Kiersten Becker; great grandchildren, Kelsey Weaver and Scarlett Purvis; several Nieces and Nephews.

            Funeral service will be held Saturday, July 16th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating.  The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Saturday from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements


Monday, June 27, 2016

Mr. Ronald Michael (Ronnie) Roan

MR. RONALD MICHAEL (RONNIE) ROAN, age 66, of James Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Monday, June 27, 2016, afternoon in a Rome hospital.  He was born in Arab, Alabama on February 3, 1950, a son o the late Grady and Helen Margaret Kilgore Roan.

            Surviving are wife, Gladys Hamby Roan; children, Hattie Mae Evans, Leon & Sandy White, Billy Frank & Elizabeth Willingham, Shawn Douglas Rains, and Michael Leon & Shannon White; grandchildren, Timothy Evans, Daisy White, Todd White, Shane Evans, Anthony Hamby, Shay White, Tommy Hamby, Austin White, Stephanie Hamby, and Steven Hamby; great grandchildren, Kielee Owens, Lane Evans, Julie Eskew, Destiny Evans, & Catherine McFarland; sisters & brothers, Donnie Ray & Tammy Roan, Zandel & Judy Roan, Geneve Edwards, Carolyn & Tony Prater, Louise & Roger Jenkins, Loyle & Ruthie Roan, Dolye & Gail Roan, Alton Roan, Eddie Lee Roan, and Era Mae McGraw; several Nieces & Nehpews.

            Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 30th, at 10:00 A.M. from the First Born Church of God with Rev. Bobby Brown and Rev. Kenny Ash officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Shawn Rains, Michael White, Austin White, Steven Hamby, Anthony Hamby, and Shane Evans; Honorary Pallbearers Josh Bates, Jimmy Murdock, Pete Huggins, Dillon Murdock, Johnny Craig.  Mr. Roan will be in state at his residence, #306 James Street, Summerville, Georgia, Tuesday afternoon until the hour of service Thursday.


            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Ronald Michael (Ronnie) Roan, who died Monday.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Mrs. Bettye Earle Lee Busbin

MRS. BETTYE EARLE LEE BUSBIN, 87, of Summerville, Georgia went to be with Jesus Christ, previously departed family and friends Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Alive Hospice, Nashville, Tennessee.  Mrs. Busbin was born January 12, 1929, the daughter of the late Henry Benjamin Lee & Flora E Nelson Lee.  She and her late husband, James Walter “Buddy” Busbin, were self employed, operating James W. Busbin Contractors, Inc. for 40 years.  She was a member of the Church of Christ.  Mrs. Busbin enjoyed a long and blessed life and passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her children.

            Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Bettye Lee  and Jeffery Finley, Brentwood, TN., Melody Grace and Jimmie Hampton, Nashville, TN., Susan Earle Busbin Hirsch, Marietta; son and daughter-in-law James Walter “Buz” and Elizabeth Pax Busbin, Summerville; grandchildren, David Hirsch, Alison Hirsch, Emily Hirsch, James “Trey” Busbin, III, Olivia Pax Busbin, and Caleb Lee Hampton; foster son, Kenneth Rapier Busbin.

            Funeral services are being held at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home Chapel, with Minister Roger Jones officiating, at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, June 26, 2016; interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers, Auby Longley, Clifford Higgins, Jacob Anglin, Jeffery Finley, Jimmie Hampton, and Tommy Busbin.  Honorary Pallbearers former colleagues and employees of James W. Busbin Contractors, Inc. and members of the Churches of Christ in Chattooga County.  Visitation will be Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for MRS. BETTYE E. BUSBIN.


Monday, June 20, 2016

Mrs. Connie Jewell Brown

MRS. CONNIE JEWELL BROWN, age 96, of Cloudland, Georgia, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016), morning in the local nursing home.  A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, She was born on February 14, 1920.  Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, the late Elgin D. Brown on February 22, 1967, daughter, the late Robin Brown, and son-in-law, the late Tom Ochs, five Sisters, and six Brothers also preceded Her.  She was Baptist by Faith, and worked with Menlo School, Mt. Vernon/Riegel, and Best Mfg. Company.

            Surviving are daughter, Anise Ochs of Hawkinsville, Ga.; sons, Dewey (Barbara) Brown, Doyle (Joyce P.) Brown, and Tarzan (Pam) Brown all of Menlo, Tom (Joyce H.) Brown of Gaylesville, Al., and Gary Brown of Ft. Payne, Al.; nine Grandchildren, eleven Great Grandchildren, six Great Great Grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 22nd, at 1:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Green officiating, interment in Cloudland Presbyterian Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers, Timothy Brown, Eric Brown, Kerry Ochs, Keith Ochs, Jacob Wahdan, Zack Brown, Greg Thompson, and Omar Wahdan; Honorary Pallbearers, Nurses and Aids of “C” Hall of Oak View Nursing & Rehab Center, Aubrey Galloway, Dan Thompson, and Buck Thompson.  The Family will receive friends Tuesday, from 5 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for MRS. CONNIE JEWELL BROWN.