Thursday, April 16, 2015

Mrs. Majorie Kellett Peace

MRS. MAJORIE (JO) KELLETT PEACE, age 93, of Fayetteville, Georgia, formerly of Trion, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Fayetteville.  Native to Chattooga County, Georgia, She was born to the late Deed J. and Lucy Estelle Jay Kellett on April 11, 1922.  Mrs. Peace was a member of West Summerville Baptist Church, was retired from the weave room of Riegel Textile Corporation, and preceded in death by her husband, the late Fred William Peace.

            Surviving are niece and spouse, Patricia Kellett and Donnie Cooper of Peachtree City; nephew and spouse, Zane Kellett and Debbie Cooper of Peachtree City; great nephew, Coleman Cooper; several Cousins also survive.

            Funeral services will be held Monday, April 20th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Seay officiating, interment in the family lot of Summerville Cemetery. 

            The Family will receive friends Monday, from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of service at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for MRS. MAJORIE (JO) KELLETT PEACE, who passed away Thursday.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Kimberly Dawn Blackmon

KIMBERLY DAWN BLACKMON, age 49, of Trion, Georgia passed away Tuesday evening, April 14, 2015, at her residence.  Ms. Blackmon was born February 9, 1966, to the late Houston Foy and Bessie Carolyn Stansell Palmer. She was a member of New Hope North Baptist Church. In addition to parents She was preceded in death by siblings: Jimmie Ruth Sweat, Marilyn Jean Palmer and Bobby Palmer.

Survivors include her son, Justin Blackmon of Trion, husband Paul Kennett of Trion; sisters: Phyllis Padgett of Rossville, Kathy Brown of Trion, Becky Schilling, Linda Orr and Martha Reynolds all of Summerville, Marsha Upton and Pat Elsberry both of Lyerly; brothers: Michael Palmer of Summerville and La Don Palmer of Dalton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Michael Redwine and Freddie Bell officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery; active pallbearers Austin Kennett, Joshua Key, J.R. Kennett, Stacey Reynolds, Chris Key, and Rob Johnson.  Visitation will be at the Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 P.M.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Thursday, April 9, 2015

Mr. Raymond W. Cooper

MR. RAYMOND W. COOPER, age 89, of Jenkins Gap Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in a LaFayette Health Care.  Native to Jackson County, Alabama, He was born to the late George A. and Ethel Goff Cooper on December 21, 1925.  Mr. Cooper was a retired farmer and logger, and a member of the Silver Hill Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife the late Gladys Louise Crabtree Cooper, a son, the late Jerry Cooper, and a granddaughter, the late Mary Burrage.

            Surviving are daughters and son-in-law, Faye Cooper and Shirley and Michael Herring; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Essie Cooper, William Cooper, Clayton Cooper, Sherman and Barbara Cooper; bother-James Reece Cooper; seven Grandchildren, twelve Great Grandchildren, three Great Great Grandchildren, also with several Nieces and Nephews.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 11th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Wayne Cooper officiating, interment in Silver Hill Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Grandchildren.  The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Saturday, March 28, 2015

Mr. Andrew Myers Williams Jr.

MR. ANDREW MYERS WILLIAMS, JR., age 91, of Nixon Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015.  A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, He was born to the late Andrew Myers Williams, Sr. and Ruby Tutton Williams on March 230, 1924.  Mr. Williams was a member of First Presbyterian Church P.C.A; was a former grocery store owner/operator and was retired Supervisor for the Summerville Housing Authority

Surviving are daughter, Suzann W. Lanier & Sidney A. Lanier, Jr. of Summerville; sons, Gregory A. Williams & Marilyn D. Williams of Dublin, GA. And Andrew M. Williams, III & Sue M. Williams of Blairsville, GA.; grandchildren, Darin M. (Jenny) Williams, Kerry W. (Danny) Welch, Andrew M. (Laura) Williams, IV, Abigail W. Williams, Alexandra S. Lanier, Sidney A. Lanier, III; great grandchildren, Britton S. Williams, Blake P. Williams, Brileigh C. Welch, Everleigh B. Welch.

A Celebration of Life, service will be held Saturday, March 28th, at 5:00 P.M. from Graveside in Summerville Cemetery with Rev. Greg King officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Pallbearers, Gregory A. Williams, Andrew M. Williams, III, Sidney A. Lanier, Jr., Darin M. Williams, Sidney A. Lanier, III, Daniel B. Welch, Andrew M. Williams, IV, Jacob R. Sandeford, Bobby Lee Cook, and Dr. John Chung. The Family requests no flowers and no food, and suggest contributions to the First Presbyterian Church, P.C.A. or Gideons, International.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


Friday, March 27, 2015

Mr. Thomas Harold Gordon

MR. THOMAS HAROLD GORDON, age 86, of Highway #27, Summerville, Georgia, Gore Community, passed away Friday morning at his residence following an illness.  A native of Gore Community, He was born, to the late Homer C. and Mary Doster Gordon, on December 25, 1928.  Mr. Gordon spent the greater part of his life in Gore, was a Veteran of Korean War serving in the U.S. Army.  He retired from General Electric, Rome and was a member and Deacon of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  Mr. Gordon was preceded in death by a son, the late Bary Gordon on June 27, 2007 and brothers, the late George Ed Gordon, Don Gordon, and Sidney Gordon.

            Surviving are His devoted wife, Frankie Dawson Gordon, daughter and spouse, Mary &  Robert Taylor; sons and spouses, Gary & Tina Gordon and Mark & Connie Gordon; sister, Martha Sue Speer; seventeen Grandchildren, sixteen Great Grandchildren, three Great Great Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

            Funeral serevices will be held Monday, March 30th, at 1:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bryant, Rev. James Baird, and Rev. Mark Cosby officiating, interment in the family plot of Pleasant Grove Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Ceciley Craig, Todd Taylot, Brandon Gordon, Will Gordon, Seth Gordon, Cody Fulmer, Austin McGraw, Dustin Craig, and Rodney Loveless; Honorary Pallbearers Jim Hunter, Gordon McCollum, Frank Ward, Doster Toles, Randy Toles, George Doster, Jr. and friends of Dirt Town Deli atThe Round Table.  The Family will receive friends Sunday, 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.