Thursday, December 31, 2009

MRS. BETTY HYDEN GARNER

MRS. BETTY HYDEN GARNER, age 84, of Trion, Georgia passed away Wednesday (December 30, 2009) in a Rome hospital. A lifetime resident of Chattooga County, Georgia She was born in Trion on December 30, 1925 to the late George D. and Grace Lee McBride Erwin. Mrs. Garner was a member of the Trion United Methodist Church, a homemaker, former Nurse, and for several years an entrepreneur. She was preceded in death by first husband Dr. William U. Hyden on February 4, 1987.

Surviving are husband-Dr. James S. Garner; daughter & son-in-law-Deborah Lee Hyden Turner & John; son-William U. (Bill) Hyden, Jr.; grandchildren-Wil Hyden & Tisch Colcock of Okatie, S.C., Joseph & Christy Hyden of Port Orange, FL., Ross & Saisha Camp of Trion; great grandchildren-Alyssa Anne Hyden and Easton Avery Hyden Camp.; step children & grandchildren-Pope & Fran Jordan Family, Jim (deceased) & Cheryl Garner Family, John & Bobann Garner Family, Keith & Beth Tibboel Family.

Funeral services Friday (January 1, 2010) at 11:00 A.M. from the Trion United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Pierce officiating, interment in West Hill Cemetery. Active Pallbearers-Alexander MacMillian Myers, III, Gordon William Chandler, III, Jon M. Payne, Jimmy M. Hill, James Allen Garner, and John Vardeman. Flowers are accepted or contributions to Young Harris College-#1 College Street-Young Harris, Georgia-30582.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

MR. HOWARD I. MILLER, age 62, of Avenue B-Rome, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 13, 2009, in a Rome hospital following a sudden illness. Mr. Miller was born in Ft. Payne, Alabama on March 19, 1957 was a son of the late Ollie and Willie Wooten Miller. He was supervisor, retired, in food production and a member of High Rise Baptist Church.

Surviving are His wife-Nita Miller; daughters-Susan Miller of Summerville, Mary Helton of Okeechobee, FL., and Kandi Ferguson of Armuchee; step son-Russ Thompson of Dallas, GA.; sister-Pauline Sanchez of Cedar Bluff, AL; brothers-Jimmy Miller of Rome and G. W. Miller of Trion; several Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be at a later date.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 28, 2009

MR. JERRY LEE JOHNSON, age 65, of Atlanta, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 27, 2009, in an Atlanta hospital. A native of Atlanta, Georgia He was born to the late Jack Lee and Beatrice Moore Johnson on October 6, 1944. Mr. Johnson was a Veteran of Viet Nam and was retired mechanic. He was preceded in death by his wife the late Syble Huskey Johnson on March 29, 2006.

Surviving are daughters-Kimberly Wright of Alabama, Rita Vaca of San Antonio, TX., Lita Johnson McBrayer, and Amber Johnson both of Atlanta; sister-Barbara Jackson of Hiram; brother-James Dean of Hiram; Ten Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, interment in Mt. Olvie Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Robert McBrayer, Brian Biddy, Charles Huskey, David Huskey, and Regie Jackson. Visitation Tuesday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

MR. JAMES CLIFFORD HUSKEY, age 80, of Ralph Chamlee Drive-Menlo, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 27, 2009, morning in a Rome hospital. He was born in Walker County, Georgia on September 22, 1929, a son of the late John Calvin and Mae Bee Witt Huskey. He was a retired farmer.

Surviving are nephews-Charles Huskey and Bruce Huskey; cousins-Lorene Rogers and R.B. Huskey; several other Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 29th, at 1:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Marlin Starnes officiating, interment in Mt. Olive Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Monday from 6 until 8 P.M.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

MRS. MAUDIE MITCHELL, age 70 , of Tucker Lane, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday (December 16, 2009) at her residence. A native Chattooga Countian she was born to the late Claude and Pearl Shaver Willingham on May 4, 1939 and was preceded in death by a daughter, the late Donna Tucker and a sister, the late Nell McGuire. Mrs. Mitchell was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and was retired from Bigelow-Sanford Rug Mill.

Surviving are husband-Charles Mitchell; daughter-Shirley Waters of Rome; son-and daughter-in-law-Kenneth N. and Renita Tucker of Summerville; step daughter-Debbie Whaley of Summerville; sisters-Faye Tucker of Summerville and Farice Cavin of Chesterfield, AL.; brothers-Bud Willingham of Carrollton, Bob Willingham of Bryant, AL., and George Willingham of Summerville; grandchildren-Michelle Waters-Baty , Adam Waters, Kenneth Tucker, and Donavon Whaley; great granddaughter-Kaitlyn Baty; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Friday (December 18th) at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Brother Nat Phillips officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers-Adam Waters, Kenneth Tucker, Donavon Whaley, Steve Tucker Joey Tucker, and Jerry Hartline. The Family will receive friends Friday from 12 noon until the hour of service at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Friday, December 11, 2009

MRS. MARY JO WHITE, age 71, of Maddox Lake Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday morning at her residence following a brief illness. A native Chattooga countian She was born to the late William and Mae Wilder Harris on November 10, 1938. Mrs. White was retired retail sales manager and was preceded in death by her first husband the late L. M. Kirby.

Surviving are husband-Charles White; daughters-Mary Fowler and Phyllis Elrod both of Lyerly and Sandy Ball of Summerville; son-Phillip Kirby of Rome; step sons-Lowell White of Charlotte, N.C., Dale White of Cartersville, Roger White of LaFayette, and Nolan White of Summerville; twenty Grandchildren, twenty three Great Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be Sunday, (December 13, 2009) at 3:00 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Bro. Todd Smith officiating, interment in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Active Pallbearers will be Josh Elrod, Justin Elrod, Michael White, Brandon Gurley, Mike Sosebee and Ricky Pierce. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ladies Sunday School Class of Dry Valley Baptist Church. Mrs. White will lie in state at the Funeral Home Saturday where the family will receive friends from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

MRS. BARBARA CAMPBELL BATES, age 57, of Hunter Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Trion, Georgia, She was born to the late Paul M. and Bertha Parker Campbell on October 10, 1952. Mrs. Bates was a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church, secretary for Black & Meek Milling Company, and was preceded in death by Her husband the late Ed Bates.

Surviving are daughter-Alecia Bates; son-Chance Bates both of Summerville; step children-Randy Bates of Beaver Falls, PA., Debbie Terry of Chatsworth, Kenneth Bates, Jr. of Summerville, Lisa Knoles of Summerville, Marie Jackson of Trion, Becky Brown of Trion, Kay Bates of Trion, Joan Hathcock of Summerville, and Mary Kirby of Summerville; sister-Nancy Lang of LaFayette; brothers-William Campbell of Chickamauga, Glenn Campbell of Trion, and Harlan Campbell of San Diego, CA.; four very Special Nieces; and a host of special relatives.

Funeral services will be held Friday (December 11th) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Patterson officiating, interment in Wesley’s Chapel Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Charles Black, Randle Selman, Joe Reed, Kenneth Moore, Neal Black, and B. J. Gamble. Visitation will be Thursday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 7, 2009

MRS. THELMA MARGARET GUINN, age 88, of Burton Road-Trion, Georgia passed away Monday at Her residence. A native Chattooga Countian, She was born on June 23, 1921 to the late George Franklin and Lizzie Louella Skates Baggett. Mrs. Guinn was a member of the Mt. View Baptist Church, retired from the spinning room of Mt. Vernon Mills, and was preceded in death by her husband the late Rev. Archie Edward Guinn; sisters-Katie Baggett and Lemmus Dearing, and a brother-George Baggett.

Surviving are daughters-Bonnie Chandler, Lisa Stewart both of Trion, Sally Benton of Loganville, and Louise Osborne of Cave Spring; sister-Evelyn Lemming of Trion; several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces , and Nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday (December 9th) at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Patterson, Rev. Kevin Norton and Rev. Ricky Biddle officiating, interment in Trion Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Julian Coker, James Lemming, Jerry Dearing, Aston Chandler, Brian Chandler and Tim Benton. Honorary Pallbearers will be Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. Mrs. Guinn will lie in state at the Funeral Home Tuesday evening where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

MR. TARRY L. DUPREE, age 50, of Dupree Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away unexpectedly Monday (November 30, 2009) in a Rome hospital. Born on March 13, 1959 he was a son of the late Edna Marie Dupree. Mr. Dupree was a former employee of the Sanitation Department of the Town of Trion.

Surviving are His wife of 27 years-Barbara Locklear Dupree; sons-Erik Dupree and Adam Dupree; brother-Steven Dupree all of Summerville; Uncles- J. W. Dupree, Donnie Dupree, Delwyn Dupree all of Summerville; Aunt- Anita Green of Cloudland. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Bro. Ricky Harris officiating, interment in West Hill Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Ricky Ramirez, Steve Bice, Cliff Cordle, Benji Stanfield, Jerry Wilson, Waymon Blansit and Richard Sumner. Honorary Pallbearers will be Roy Bowers, Mickey Cooper, Josh Bennett, Mike Hughes, Louis Brown, Neal Mason and Walter Pinrod. Mr. Dupree will lie in state at the Funeral Home Wednesday evening where the family will receive friends from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. The family requests no flowers.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangments.