Friday, April 14, 2017

Mr. Robert Loyd Pierce

MR. ROBERT LOYD PIERCE, age 53, of Blake Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on November 28, 1963 to the late Bernie Pierce and Eva Jo Luallen Pierce, who survives.  Mr. Pierce was employed with Trees Unlimited, and was preceded in death by sisters, the late Diane Gazaway and Wanda Lee, and a brother, the late Lee Pierce.

            Surviving are Mother, Eva Jo Pierce of Summerville; daughter & spouse, Alicia Marianne & Jason Gray of Trion; son & spouse, Christopher Robert & Nicole Pierce of Summerville; adopted daughter, Lindsey Souder of Cherokee Co., Al.; sister, Kathy Pierce; brother, James Pierce both of Summerville; grandchildren, Hailey Pierce, Aleviea Pierce, Savannah Gray, and Alexis Gray.

            Funeral service will be held Monday, April 17th, at 4:30 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel with  Rev. Sanford Deberry officiating.  The Family will receive friends Monday from 2:30 until the hour of service at the Funeral Home.  The Family request no flowers, suggest contributions to the American Cancer Society.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.


Thursday, April 13, 2017

Mr. Thomas Lamar Collins

MR. THOMAS LAMAR COLLINS, age 77, of Lindale, Georgia, formerly of Chattooga County, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, in the local nursing home.  A native of Trion, Georgia, Mr. Collins was born to the late Marvin and Natalie Collins, on August 26, 1939.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Mozelle Luallen Collins, sons, the late Michael Anthony Collins & Thomas Ray Collins, and a daughter, the late Kathy Lynn Dodd.

            Surviving are son, Gary F. Collins of Summerville, sister, Elaine Collins Blackmon of Summerville, grandchildren, Gary L. Collins, Mindy Lynn Collins Roaderick, Kelsie Ashmore, Jason & Jessica Collins, Jesse & Christy Dodd, Bryan & Breanna Ashmore, Kaitlyn & Homer Williams and Families; several Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews also survive.

            Memorial service will be held Monday, April 17th, at 1:00 P.M. from the Pentecostal Power Church with Stevie Collins and Jimmy Collins officiating.


            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Mrs. Mamie Adaline Dougherty

MRS. MAMIE ADALINE DOUGHERTY, age 101, of Hwy 157, Cloudland, Georgia passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017, afternoon.  Mrs. Dougherty was born in Murray County, Georgia on November 11, 1915; a daughter of the late Julius and Alice Henry Shipman.  She was a member of Lookout Hall Church of Christ, retired from E. T. Barwick Mills, and was preceded in death by her husband, the late William Robert Dougherty, and brothers, Carl Shipman, Earl Shipman, and Charles Shipman.  Special thanks to a special niece, Joan Hawkins, Sandy Weathers, and all care givers.

            Surviving are Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, and Great Nephews.

            Funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in Mount Olive Cemetery, with Minister Emerson Blythe officiating.  Pallbearers Gianni Shipman, Jimmy Rector, Logan Groce, Tanner Groce, Mason Schrader, and Bryn Hutchins. Visitation will be at graveside prior to service, Thursday.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for MRS. MAMIE ADALINE DOUGHERTY.


Monday, April 3, 2017

Mr. Daniel L. Huskey

MR. DANIEL L. HUSKEY, age 59, of State Line Road, Cloudland, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, morning at his residence following an illness.  He was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on March 10, 1958 to the late David Franklin and Mary Ruth Holbrook Huskey; he was a supervisor for Harriett-Henderson Mills.

            Surviving are wife, Linda Huskey; sisters & spouse, Charla Welch of Summerville and Kim & Donna McGuire of Cloudland; brother & spouse, Charles & Karen Huskey of Athens, Tennessee; nieces & nephews, Mike and Margaret McClellan and Mark and Michell Ford, David & Hope Huskey, Alex Huskey, Mary Bearden, Anna Wright, Alex & Andy Wright, & Charletta Samples.

            Funeral service will held held Thursday at 3:30 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Odom officiating.  Pallbearers, Mike McClellian, T. R. Vines, David Huskey, Alex Huskey, Andy  Wright, and Alex Wright; Honorary Pallbearers, Dr. Wayne Richey, Redmond Family Care, and Hearth Hospice.  The Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.  The Family request no flowers, suggest contributions to The Daniel Huskey Memorial Fund at Regions Bank.



            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Daniel L. Huskey.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Mrs. Lucy C. Brown

MRS. LUCY LEE BROWN, age 89, of Sloppy Floyd Lake Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017, afternoon in a Rome hospital.  Mrs. Brown was born in Greenville, South Carolina on January 8, 1928 to the late Robert Ramsey and Fannie Ethel Dyer Craig.  She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, retired from sewing department of Harding Mfg. Company, and was preceded in death by her husband, the late Olin Brown, Jr., daughter, the late Geraldine Whitlock, siblings, the late Watson Crain, Frances Smith, Louise Howell, Nellie Hilton, Jessie Craig, Dillard Craig, Mozelle Craig, and William Craig.

            Surviving are daughters, Bernice Lee Campbell, Dianne Wooten, Patricia Ann Brown, and Donna Tidmore; son, Gary Wayne Brown; twelve Grandchildren; several Great Grandchildren, Great Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.

            Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 26th, at 2:00 P.M. from the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Howell and Rev. Gary Wells officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers David Wilson, Casey Brown, Scott Whitlock, Kip Wooten, William Whitlock, and Keith Whitlock.  The Family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.  At other hours the Family will be at Mrs. Brown’s residence.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Lucy Lee Brown, who passed away Thursday afternoon.