Tuesday, November 21, 2017

MRS. JUANITA LAWLESS HAM, of Menlo, Georgia passed away Tuesday in a Rome hospital following a brief illness.  Mrs. Ham was born on August 1, 1930;  was retired from the Chattooga County DFCS after many years of service.  She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Zane B. Ham on May 29, 1987.

            Surviving are daughter, Ginger Ham Copeland; son, Zane Ham; several Grandchildren also survive.


            Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Mrs. Juanita Baker

MRS. JUANITA WESTMORELAND BAKER, age 90, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, afternoon following an extended illness.  A native of Bridgeport, Alabama, She was born to the late Samuel and Frances Aquila Brown Duke on October 5, 1927.  She was Baptist by Faith and was preceded in death by husbands, the late Charles Westmoreland and John Baker, and sons, the late William Westmoreland and Charles D. Westmoreland.

            Surviving are daughters &; spouses, Janice and Bill Lloyd of Summerville and Rose and Sam Koler of Trion; sons &; spouses, Kenneth and Faye Westmoreland of Berryton and James and Michele Westmoreland of Menlo; Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Great Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.

            Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 14th, at 1:30 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home; Rev Michael Westmoreland officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Brian Woods, Thomas Maddux, Brandon Reynolds, Rick Chesley, Jason Pelham, and David Tapp; Honorary Pallbearers the Staff of Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Monday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Juanita Westmoreland Baker.


Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Mr. Herbert H. Stoker

MR. HERBERT H. “NUB” STOKER, age 88, of Berryton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017, in Berryton.  A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, He was born to the late Henry and Mammie Moses Stoker on April 15, 1929.  Mr. Stoker was self employed roofing contractor and was preceded in death by his wife, the late Myrtle Bryson Stoker and siblings Susie Leaphart, Margaret Brock, and Amos Stoker. 

            Surviving are sisters and brother-in-law, Bonnie Stoker and Shirley Stoker Whitworth and Robert Whitworth; brother, Jim Stoker; several Nieces and Nephews.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 11th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Brother Jessie Bankston officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers Robert Whitworth, Larry Stoker, Jayson Whitworth, Carl Owens, Daniel Whitworth, and Kenny Holt.  The Family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Herbert H. “Nub” Stoker, who passed away Wednesday morning.


Monday, November 6, 2017

Ms. Beth Marie Peace Johnson

MS. BETH MARIE PEACE JOHNSON, age 55, of Ridgeway Road, Trion, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017, at her residence.  Born in Walker County, Georgia on December 1, 1961, She was a daughter of Richard and Edith Downer Peace, who survive.  Ms. Johnson attended the Ridgeway Baptist Church, and was formerly employed in the creeling department of Mohawk Mills.

            Surviving are daughters, Lisa Marie Gilreath Logan and Lacey Ludain Stricklin; parents, Richard and Edith Peace; sisters, Becky Peace and Barbara Westbrook; Her twin brother, Bruce Peace; nephews, Chad Lanier & Sterling Peace; nieces, Silver Bennett, Jasper Westbrook, and Yolanda Peace.

            Memorial service will be held Saturday, November 11th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Neal, Pastor John Nance, and Bruce Peace officiating.

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Ms. Beth Marie Peace Johnson who passed away Sunday.




Friday, October 27, 2017

Mrs. Thelma J. Faulkner

MRS. THELMA J. FAULKNER, age 82, of Thomas Road, Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017, evening in a Rome hospital, following a sudden illness.  A native Chattooga Countian, she was born to the late Walter Franklin and Elsie Owens Dooley on July 26, 1935.  She was a member of the Subligna Road Church of Christ, retired from the weave shop of Mt. Vernon Mills, and was preceded in death by a son, the late Gary Campbell, a sister, the late Hanie Hix , and brothers, the late Homer Dooley, Hobert Dooley, Guy Dooley, and Clarence Dooley.

            Surviving are daughters & sons-in-law, Abbi Searles, Rita & Earnie Jones, Julie & James Dodd; sons & daughters-in-law, Steve & Dinah Campbell, John & Ginger Faulkner, Phillip & Pat Campbell; sisters, Emma Warren and Foye Watkins; grandchildren, B.J. Petitt, Jake Dodd, Emily Parker, Grace Faulkner, Cari Crider, Mandy Campbell, Kelly Grogan, Apache Campbell, Luke Campbell, Tesa Campbell, Brent Campbell, Amie Cabe, Jeremy Campbell, Paula Buice, Tami Potts, Bryant Ward, Chad Campbell; former husband, Bryant Campbell; numerous Great Grandchildren, Great Great Grandchildren, Nieces, Nephews, also survive.

            Funeral services will be held Monday, October 30th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Ministers Bill Watkins and Tommy O’Kelley official, interment in Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers, B.J. Petitt, Jake Dodd, Luke Campbell, Apache Campbell, Brent Campbell, and James Dodd; Honorary Pallbearer, Jeremiah Parker.  The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Saturday, October 28th, from 5 until 7 P.M.


            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Thelma J. Faulkner.