Tuesday, February 28, 2012
MS. CATHERINE MANNING, age 74, of Lyerly, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in a Rome hospital. She was born in Chattooga County, Georgia on April 21, 1937 to the late Foster and Ruth Brewer Manning. A member of Lyerly United Methodist Church, Ms. Manning was retired School Teacher from the Floyd and Chattooga County systems. Surviving Christine Battles, Phyllis & Earl Battles, Robert Battles, Misty & Jim Colbert, Gracie & Madison Colbert, Miracle Battles, Dillan & Jessi Colbert, and Ted Fuller. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 1st, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Minister Hugh Glaze officiating, interment in South Carolina Campground Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Robert Battles, Jim Colbert, Jason Newton, Michael Cabe, Carlton Battles, and Butch Newton. Visitation will be Thursday from 10 A.M. until the service hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
Friday, February 24, 2012
MRS. BETTY JUNE HELTON, age 85, of Rome, Georgia formerly of Chattooga County, passed away Friday (February 24, 2012) in a LaFayette nursing home. A native of Berryton, Georgia, She was born to the late Dallas and Virginia Koonce Berry on October 24, 1926. Mrs. Helton was a member of West Rome Baptist Church and was a secretary for the Rome News Tribune retired. She was preceded in death by husband the-late Alvin H. Helton, brother-the late Billy Berry, and nephew-the late John Berry. Surviving are daughters and son-in-law, Diane & Jehrome Myrick and Debbie Helton all of Trion; son-Phil Helton of Rome; grandchildren-Misty & Jason Copeland, Kristy Treadaway, Kevin & Kim Payton, Lauren & Robbie Womack, Jonathan Helton, and Carla Lucas; 7 Great Grandchildren; nephew-William Berry of Arizona. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 26th, at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Brother Tommy Pledger officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers, Jason Copeland, Kevin Payton, Matthew Treadaway, Robby Womack, Jehrome Myrick, and Darryl Payton, Honorary Pallbearers Jonathan Helton and Shelia Kennedy. The Family will receive friends Sunday, from 1 until 3 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
REV. J. B. McNEIL, age 81, of Menlo, Georgia passed away Thursday morning (February 23, 2012) at His residence. A native of Franklin, Georgia He was born to the late H. A. and Bessie Brittain McNeil on June 25, 1930. Rev. McNeil was a member of the North Georgia Conference of United Methodist Church having pastored numerous Churches during his career. He was preceded in death by Parents and six Siblings. Surviving are His wife-Betty Jane McNeil; daughters-Nanci (Steve) Hicks of Cleveland, GA and Sarah (Steve) Widincamp of Menlo; sons-Britt (Melody) McNeil of Marietta and Lee (Jane) McNeil of Athens, GA; sister-Kitty Caldwell of Huntsville, AL; grandchildren-Kevin McNeil, Matthew McNeil, Jason McNeil, Kirsten McNeil, Anna McNeil, Rebekah McNeil, Nathan McNeil, Atticus Hicks, Annie Hicks, Susanna Brantley, Luke Brantley, Mary Ellen Widincamp; great granddaughter-Kendall McNeil; several Nieces and Nephews. Memorial service will be held Sunday (February 26th) 3:00 P.M. from the Rome First United Methodist Church with Rev Dr. Herschell Sheets, Rev. Jane Brooks, and Rev. Charles Barnes officiating. Visitation will be 1 til 2:30 P.M. Sunday @ the Church. The Family will receive friends Friday (today) from 5 until 7 P.M. @ Earle Rainwater Funeral Home; private burial Saturday in Campbellton United Methodist Church Cemetery. In addition to flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Monday, February 20, 2012
MRS. CHARLOTTE KAY TODD, age 70, of Highway #114-Summerville, Georgia passed away Monday morning (February 20, 2012) at her residence. Born in Chattooga County, Georgia on May 20, 1941, She was a daughter of the late Robert Johnson and the late Clara Hammitt Smith. Mrs. Todd was a member of the Pennville Church of Christ and a Beautician. She was preceded in death by her Parents, a brother-the late Robert Alvin Johnson, and a nephew–the late Danny Johnson. Surviving are Her husband John M. Todd; sons & daughter-in-law, Jeff & Cindy Todd of Summerville, John Todd, Jr. of Summerville, Britt Todd of Summerville, daughters & sons-in-law, Secret & Phil Ingle of Trion, Tara & Joey Jones of Trion.; sisters-Jackie Cain of Cloudland and Rita Brown of Cartersville; brothers-Terry Johnson of Summerville and Tony Johnson of Trion; grandchildren-Mandy Todd, Molly Todd, Levi Hatcher, Taylor Hatcher, Brier Ingle, Brittany Graham, Tabitha Todd, Bud Todd, Hayden Jones, Landon Jones, Austyn Todd, Jarin Blevins, Daniel Blevins, Ashley Blevins, and Logan Blevins; great grandchildren-Charli Todd, Cali & Cash Graham, Danalee Lively, Mylee and Bradlei Blevins; Step-father Jack Smith; several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 22nd, at 2 P.M. from the Pennville Church of Christ with Minister Robby Eversole and Mr. Jeff Todd officiating, interment in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers are Britt Todd, John Todd, Jr., Austyn Todd, Levi Hatcher, Landon Jones, Terry Johnson, and Tony Johnson. Visitation is Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 P.M. at Pennville Church of Christ. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
MR. EUGENE DENNEY, age 74, of Orchard Hill Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, February 9, 2012, evening at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, He was born on July 26, 1937. Mr. Denney was a Veteran of Korea serving in the U.S. Navy and was retired from law enforcement and the security industry. Surviving are His wife-Mary Carol Knowles Denney; daughters & sons-in-law-Teresa & Jimmy Collette of Lyerly and Sandra & Sherman Rutledge of Summerville; granddaughter-Salley King; brother-Art Denney of Huntsville, Al. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 12th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Russell & Rev. Terry Shores officiating, interment in Greenhills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers, Gene Noles, Rodney Dempsey, Jimmy Collette, Tim Daley, Chris Noles, and Shane Noles; honorary pallbearers, Billy Noles, Junior Noles, and Lloyd Noles. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
Monday, February 6, 2012
MRS. JACQUELIN MARIE SCOTT, age 75, of Dalton, Georgia passed away Saturday night, February 4, 2012 in a Dalton hospital. Mrs. Scott was born in Rome, Georgia on June 22, 1937, a daughter of the late George Henry and Clarice Everett Johnson. Mrs. Scott was preceded in death by two brothers- Jerry Lee Johnson and Michael Henry Johnson. Survivors include her husband Bob Scott; daughter- Vicki Marie Scott of Dalton; sons- Robert Van Scott and Michael Lee Scott (Amy Lennette) all of Rome. Grandchildren- Johnathan Lee Scott, Christopher Michael Scott and Rebecca Marie Scott; dogs- B.J., Abbey and Lady. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday 4 P.M., February 8th, from Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Gary Graves officiating, interment in Oak Knoll Memorial Gardens. Active Pallbearers will be Michael Scott, Johnathan Scott, Tracy Rainwater, Ty Snyder, Brad Treglown and Clark McCalla. Visitation will be Wednesday at Calvary Baptist Church from 2:00 P.M. until the hour of service. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home of Summerville in charge of arrangements.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
MRS. BETTY JEAN POWELL, age 78, of Mentone, Alabama passed away Saturday, February 4, 2012, in the local nursing home. A native Chattooga Countian, She was born to the late Dewey Karl and Susie Ann Rodgers Mitchell on October 8, 1933. Mrs. Powell was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, retired from the spinning department of Riegel Textile Corporation, and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by husband the late Lawrence W. Powell, Sr. Surviving are daughter-Patsy McGarty of Rex, GA; sons-Sam White of Dallas, GA, Dennis White of Odgen, KA, LaVon White, Jr. of Memphis, TN, and Douglas Powell of Mentone; sisters-Orleane Miller of Flint, MI, Ann Brown of Trion; brothers-D.C. Mitchell, Jr. and Malcolm Mitchell both of Menlo, Glenn Mitchell of Trion, and Larry Mitchell of LaFayette; 15 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren, several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 5th, at 4:00 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Shores and Greg Ledford officiating, interment in Ami Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3:00 P.M. until the service hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
Friday, February 3, 2012
MR. JOHN GRADY RODGERS, age 85, of Trion, Ga. Passed away Friday afternoon in the local Nursing Home. Mr. Rodgers was born in Broometown, Alabama March 17, 1926, a son of the late John Newton and Verdie Beatrice Gardner Rodgers. Mr. Rodgers was a Member and Deacon of Central Avenue Baptist Church, a veteran of World War II serving in the U. S. Navy, and a retired self-employed Carpenter. He was preceded in death by siblings: Jessie Rodgers, Don Rodgers, Wayne Rodgers, Bill Rodgers, Evelyn White, Winnie Robinson and Susie Mitchell. Survivors include his wife Willie Bell Rodgers; sister Luckie Bynum of Chattanooga, TN; brother -J. E. Rodgers of Colonial Heights, VA.; several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday (February 5, 2012) at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. John Leatherhead officiating, interment in Howell Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Deacons of Central Avenue Baptist Church. Visitation will be Saturday from 4 – 6 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Mrs. Dixie Y. Faulkner Brown, age 74, of Summerville, Georgia, Dry Creek Community, formerly of Conyers, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Born in Lulu, Georgia on April 29, 1937 She was daughter of the late Mable Jean Faulkner. Mrs. Brown was Mormon by Faith, was retired keypunch operator for Kraft Foods, and an avid gardner. Surviving are her husband-T.O. (Thadys) Brown; daughters-Cheryl Brown of Atlanta, Carol Brown Spring of Huntsville, AL., and Chiara Brown of Mobile, AL.; grandchildren-Cherika Brown, Chris Brown, Travis Lynn, and Desiree’ Spring; great granddaughter-Hazel Lynn. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 7th, from the Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Jackson officiating, interment in Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, GA. Visitation Monday 6 until 8 P.M. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, Summerville.
MRS. STELLA MAE THOMAS, age 88, of Rome, Georgia, formerly of Summerville, passed away Wednesday evening in a Rome hospital. A native of Walker County, Georgia, She was born to the late William P. and Zora Mae King Oliver on September 5, 1923. Mrs. Thomas was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was retired from sewing department of Best Mfg., and was preceded in death by her husband the late Rev. Hugh C. Thomas, a daughter the late Sandra Annette Thomas, and a number of Siblings. Surviving are daughters-Carol Magnusson of Rome and Faye Elrod of Gaylesville, AL.; son-Roger Thomas of Summerville; seven Grandchildren; ten Great Grandchildren; two Great, Great Grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 4th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Odom officiating, interment in Trinity Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Duane Thomas, Paul Williams, Terry Elrod, Scott Thomas, James Elrod & Jason Magnusson. Visitation will be Saturday at the Funeral Home from 12 noon until the service hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.