Friday, September 22, 2017
MR. JAMES “JIMBO” SLAUGHTER, age 62, of Back Berryton Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, morning at his residence following an illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
MR. WILLIAM MAX THOMAS, age 64, of Orchard Hill Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017, evening in a Rome hospital. He was born to the late Roy Pierce Thomas, Sr. and Saralyn Sue Parker Thomas , who survives. Mr. Thomas was Baptist by Faith, and was retired salesman for Jewell Tea Company. Max loves his ministry work, providing Bibles through the community and sharing his faith in Christ. His children and family were his next greatest treasure. Mr. Thomas was preceded in death, in addition to his Father, a brother the late Roy Pierce Thomas, Jr. and wife, Betty Hyatt Thomas.
Surviving are mother, Saralyn Sue Parker Thomas; children, Amanda Celeste Thomas, Melissa Anne Hyatt-Bode (James), Kevin Max Thomas, William Adam Thomas (Misty); sisters, Susan Thomas Martin (Carl), Lisa Thomas Hughes (Rickey), Beth Thomas Houser (Jimmy), Lori Thomas Howell, (Smokey); grandchildren, Chasity Thomas, Melanie McGill, Celeste Hollingsworth, Carle Lou, and Walter Evan Thomas; four Great Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 23rd) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Terry Shores and Chaplain Ricky Studdard officiating, interment in West Hill Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Adam Thomas, Daniel Calhoun, Larry Hunter, Cassidy Houser, Gabe Howell, and Bryce Martin; Honorary Pallbearers Tony Burse, Staff of Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center, Lookout Mt. Community Services, the Hair Shop, and Employees of Farm Bureau. The Family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
MR. CARMON E. WRIGHT, (Dan/Dan to his family) age 97, of Old Highway #337, Menlo, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017) evening at his residence. He was born in Walker County, Georgia on February 2, 1920, a son of the late Grover C. (Bud) and Minnie Clark Wright. Mr. Wright was U. S. Army Veteran of WW II, a self employed auto mechanic and saw mill operator. He was preceded in death by a daughter, the late Sandra Hurley, sisters, the late Catherine Chamblee and Ruth Martin, and brothers, the late Paul Wright, Fred Wright, and Alvin Wright.
Brave-Proudly served his country in time of war, always had the courage to step out and tackle jobs most of us would shy away from.
Brilliant-he had a mind that could find a way to resolve the biggest obstacles and could build anything he wanted. Cars, sawmills, house, there were no limits.
Gentle-He was a strong man who had a big heart, big hands but gentle hands. He loved and cared for all living creatures, birds, cats, dogs, all animals and most of all his family from the smallest to the biggest, he enjoyed spending time with them all.
Simple-While he was very intelligent and Strong minded, he enjoyed the simple things in life the most. He didn’t want any recognition. Wanted nothing to draw attention to him. All he wanted was to enjoy his log cabin, he built, visit with family and friends. Some of his most enjoyable days were spent riding around through the country with his daughter, or playing guitars with his son.
Surviving are daughter, Rita Ezell; son, David Wright; sisters, Elsie Cooper and Jane Bishop; brother, Jimmy Wright; a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 14th, at 7 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Minister Gary McCurdy officiating, visitation will be 5 until the hour of service Thursday. Interment will be 11 A.M. Friday in Garrett Cemetery, active pallbearers-Lee Cooper, Tim Cooper, Jim Wright, Jason Chamblee, Larry Wesson, and Justin Evans. At other hours the Family will be at the residence of the daughter Rita and Glenn Ezell #1061 Orchard Hill Road, Summervile, Georgia
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Carmon E. Wright.
Monday, September 4, 2017
MR. WARREN H. BROWN, age 98, of Atlanta, Georgia formerly of Chattooga County, passed away Monday morning in Alpharetta, Georgia. He was born to the late Joe and Lillie Mae Grigsby Brown on March 18, 1919. Mr. Brown was a Sargent in the U. S. Army, serving in WW II and was retired dairyman for Ira Wilson Dairy. He was preceded I death by a son-the late Rickie Brown, a daughter, the late Kathey Johnson, and sisters, the late Elsie, Sara Jo, Ovelle, Dorothy, and Mildred.
Surviving are daughter & sons-in-law, Karen Brown & Duncan McRae and Tony Johnson; brother & sister-in-law, James & Martha Brown; grandchildren, Jason & Alison McRae, Cliff, Jamie, & Jake Johnson; great grandchildren, Jacey and Jack; two Nieces also survive.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Minister Hugh Glaze officiating, interment in the Family plot of Summerville Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1:00 P.M. until the Funeral hour at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Warren H. Brown who passed away Monday.
Monday, August 28, 2017
MR. CHARLES DUSTIN (BUCKY) WOOTEN, age 34, of Cloudland, Georgia passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 27, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Floyd County, Georgia on June 14, 1983, a son of the late Vikki Lynn Brown Wooten and Joe Charles Wooten who survives. Mr. Wooten was a over-the-road truck driver.
Surviving beside His Father are son, Charles Preston Wooten of Cedar Bluff, Alabama; sister, Heather Dawson, and niece, Bluesy Harrell both of Summerville.
Memorial service will be held Thursday, August 31st, at 6:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Russell officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 P.M. until the hour of service.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.