Sunday, October 23, 2016
MR. WILLIAM R. BRYANT, age 62, of Ellenburg Subdivison, Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness. Born in LaFayette, Georgia He was a son of the late Jean Willis Bryant Giles. Mr. Bryant was retired from the wash line of Mohawk Industries and was preceded in death by an aunt the late Doris Harding.
Surviving is His brother, James A. Giles of Summerville.
At Mr. Bryant’s request, his body will be cremated and a Memorial service held at a later date.
Monday, October 17, 2016
MRS. MARGARET McCLAIN FULTON, age 89, of Third Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away, Monday afternoon in a Rome hospital. She was born in Floyd County, Georgia on January 8, 1927 and was a daughter of the late Herbert A. and Sarah Irvine McClain. Mrs. Fulton was preceded in death by her husband, the late John Fulton on July 3, 1996, to whom she was married to for 50 years.
Mrs. Fulton graduated from Gore High School in 1944 and was valedictorian of her class. She was a member of the Summerville First United Methodist Church and was retired from the former Farmers & Merchants Bank (presently BB&T Bank). She was an active member of the community. She served as secretary/treasurer of the Summerville Cemetery Corporation and treasurer of the Chattooga County Historical Society for many years. She was a member of several organizations and loved to play cards on Thursdays.
Mrs. Fulton is survived by her two sons, Greg Fulton of Summerville and Robert Fulton of Spring Hope, North Carolina, her daughter, Ruth Cordle of Pike Road, Alabama, her sister, Eugenia Smith of Americus, Georgia, several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 21st, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Dr. Ed Judy officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Allan Fulton, Jonathan Fulton, Christopher Cordle, Steve Smith, Keith Register, and Daniel Cook; Honorary Pallbearers will be the Triangle Sunday School Class of Summerville First United Methodist Church. The Family will receive friends Friday, October 21st, from 12 noon until the funeral hour, at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for MRS. MARGARET FULTON who passed away Monday.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
MRS. LYNDA EDWARDS, age 72, of Dry Valley Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday, October 14, 2016, in the local nursing home. She was born on October 7, 1944 in Ringgold, Georgia; a daughter of the late Fred and Myrtle Smith Hames. Mrs. Edwards was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church and formerly worker for Menlo School. She was preceded by her Parents, sisters, the late Jean Ponder and Elizabeth Gill, and brothers, the late Bob Hames, Fred “Cooter” Hames, and Herman Hames.
Surviving are husband, Johnny Edwards; son, Jeff Edwards; sisters, Virginia Dunn and Syble Langston; brother, James Hames; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 16th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Johnson officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Pallbearers Chance Gilliland, Tony White, Billy Gilliland, Matt Edwards, Samuel Finster, and Cale Pledger. The Family will receive friends Saturday, from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home. The Family respectfully request no food.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for MRS. LYNDA EDWARDS who passed away Friday morning.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
MRS. BARBARA ANN HANCOCK, age 40, of Carol Drive, Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016, at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Rome, Georgia on April 25, 1976, She was a daughter of the late Naomi Price Miller and G. W. Miller who survives.
Surviving are daughter, Mary Hannah Hancock; son, Erick M. Hancock, fiancée, Raymond McCoy, father, G. W. Miller, sister, Wanda Kennedy.
Memorial service will be held Saturday, September 24th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Charlie Long officiating.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
LOUISE TALLENT ALLISON was born May 13, 1929 to the late William Nimrod Tallent and Addie Elizabeth Wester Tallent. Louise was blessed to be part of a large, loving, farm family from Cherokee County, Alabama. Having lived to the age of 87, Louise was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Alvin, Cecil, Dewey, Hoyt, and Floyd Tallent, and one sister, Annie Mae Ray, all formerly of Jamestown, Alabama. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Coleman Allison.
She met Clyde after he returned from serving in WW II. She always liked a “man in uniform” and the two were married shortly thereafter. They lived for a time in Menlo, GA while Louise worked in the office of Dr. Lawrence. After having children, the family moved to Summerville, where Louise has lived for the past sixty-three years. After her children began school, she worked at Best Manufacturing for many years before her retirement. When Her husband passed away in 1989, she became an energetic walker and made the almost daily hike to Jim’s Restaurant for a “sweet tea and grilled cheese”, her favorite food. In her spare time, she enjoyed playing the guitar and singing gospel songs. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Louise is survived by her son, Michael E. Allison, a Navy Veteran, a daughter, Darlene A. Baker and son-in-law, Don Baker, whom she loved as a son. The joy of her life was her only grandson, Derek Baker, of Los Angles, CA.; several Nieces and Nephews also survive as well as longtime childhood friends, Mrs. Frances Pettyjohn, Mrs. Jorene Boyd, Mrs. Sarah Tallent, and Mrs. Thelma Bell.
Louise died at Redmond Hospital on September 21, 2016 from the ravages of old age complicated by pneumonia. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 24th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Ministers Berlin Murphy, a cousin, and Robby Eversole, from Pennville Church of Christ, officiating. She will be buried in a private family ceremony, in the shade of the pines, at Summerville Cemetery, next to her beloved spouse. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 1 P.M. until the hour of service. In lieu of flowers, the Family asks for your prayers at this difficult time. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.