Tuesday, October 30, 2012
MRS. TENNIE RUTH TIDMORE, age 84, of Adairsville, Georgia, formerly of Lyerly, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Her residence. Born in Chattooga County, Georgia on May 21, 1928, She was a daughter of the late John Frank and Susie Akins Whisenant. Mrs. Tidmore was a member of Lyerly First Baptist Church, was retired from the maintenance department of Bigelow-Sanford-Georgia Rug Mill, and was co-owner/operator of Tidmore Washateria in Lyerly. She was preceded in death by her husband the late Vernon Lindenberg Tidmore, also several Sisters and Brothers died earlier. Surviving are daughter-Lynda Steele of Adairsville; sons-David Earnest Tidmore of Cloudland and John Frank Tidmore of Lyerly; grandchildren-Alisha Steele, Jennifer Malone, Tina Steele, Derdia Adams, Derick Tidmore, and Keri Beth Jones; sixteen Great Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 2nd, at 2 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. J. B. Cantrell and Rev. Tony Christie officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers-John Frank Tidmore, Joe Reed, Larry Weesner, Ricky Veatch, Alan Murphy, Christian Steele, Shane Estes and Scott Gayler; Honorary Pallbearers-members of the Ladies Sunday School Class of Lyerly First Baptist Church. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Friday from 12 noon until the funeral hour. The Family request contributions to the Lyerly Cemetery Fund, c/o Juanita Baker, P. O. Box 55, Lyerly, Georgia 30730, in lieu of flowers. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
MRS. KATHY LYNN DODD, age 49, of Ramey Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, morning at her residence following an extended illness. She was born in Rome, Georgia on July 31, 1963, to the late Patsey Mozell LuAllen Collins and Thomas Lamar Collins who survives. She was a Homemaker. Mrs Dodd was preceded in death by her Mother, and brothers-Michael Anthony Collins and Thomas Ray Collins. Surviving are husband-Neal Ashmore; father-Thomas Collins; daughters-Kaitlyn Ashmore and Kelsie Ashmore all of Summerville; sons-Jesse (Christy) Dodd of Rome and Bryan (Breanna) Ashmore of Summerville; brother-Gary F. Collins; sister-Margie Collins both of Summerville; grandchildren-Jordan Dodd, Taylor Dodd, Devan Fowler, Shelby Rhodes, and Evan Ashmore; mother-in-law-Ann Bass of Summerville. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 1st, at 2 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Wright officiating. The Family will receive friends Thursday from 12 noon until the funeral hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
MRS. LOIS GREEN, age 92, of Filter Plant Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012, at her residence. A native Chattoogan, She was born to the late Robert Wesley and Mary Eva Brown Dover on January 12, 1920. Mrs. Green was a member of Berryton Baptist Church, retired from the rubberizing department of Georgia Rug Mill, and was preceded in death by her husband the late Leonard Green, sons-Jerry Green, Larry Green, and Ray Green; grandsons-Jay Crider, Duel Bandy, and Joey Green; sisters-Grace Skates, Lucille Lindsey and Beulah Cummings; brothers: Arville Dover, Albert Dover, Harve Dover, Tiny Dover and Morris Dover Surviving are daughters-Betty June Pope of Menlo, Nancy Crider of Summerville, Charlotte Woody of Berryton, and Sadie Croy of Lyerly; several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 30th, at 2:00 P.M. from the Berryton Baptist Church with Rev. Mickey Skates and Rev. Malcolm Harris officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery; active pallbearers will be Grandsons. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Monday from 6 until 8 P.M.; at other hours the family will be at the residence of a daughter-Charlotte Woody on Filter Plant Road-Summerville, Georgia. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Monday, October 22, 2012
MS. BARBARA ANN BROWN, age 70, of Espy Street-Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012, in a Rome hospital. Born in Floyd County, Georgia on January 17, 1942, She was the daughter of the late Jessie R. (Peck) Baxter and Bernie McKowen Baxter. Ms. Brown attended the East Trion Church of God and was retired from the finishing lab of Mt. Vernon/Riegel Textile Mills. Surviving are daughter-Kay Brown of Summerville; son-Randy Brown of Kennesaw; aunt-Vestal Hudson of Jacksonville, FL.; granddaughters-Jamie Siggelko and Sarah Brown; several Cousins also survive. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27th, at 1:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Mr. David King and Rev. Greg King officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers- Johnny Kincade, Bobby Millican, Bill Marquiss, Dan Little, Lynn Hubbard and Jeff Caldwell. Honorary Pallbearers- Connie Witt and Staff of Harbin Clinic Family Practice, Mickey Silvers, Ricky Silvers. Visitation will be Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Monday, October 8, 2012
MRS. FRANCES PONDER, age 82, of Hammond Drive-Summerville, Georgia passed away Monday, October 8, 2012, morning. She was a member of South Summerville Baptist Church, born in Trion, Georgia on June 13, 1930, a daughter of the late Robert E. and Mae Bohannon Gilmer, who died while Mrs. Ponder was a young child and was reared by her grandmother the late Maebelle Gilmer. Surviving are husband-Henderson F. Ponder; two Daughters and sons-in-law- Claudette and Jerry Mahan of Summerville and Jenette and Coleman Slay, Jr. of Armuchee; Five Grandchildren, Four Great Grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 10th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bryant and Rev. David Craven officiating, interment in the Family Plot of Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Jeremy Mahan, Terry Mahan, Rainer Slay, Robert Floyd, Emory Gilmer, Randall Ledford, and Eric White. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. At other hours the Family will be at the residence of a daughter Jenette & Coleman Slay, Jr. #562 Floyd Springs Road-Armuchee. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Friday, October 5, 2012
MR. CARL D. SANFORD, age 71, of Holland-Chattoogaville Road, Lyerly, Georgia passed away Friday (October 5, 2012) in a Rome hospital. A native of Round Mountain, Alabama, He was born to the late Cicero and Rena Ward Sanford on December 17, 1940. Mr. Sanford graduated Mississippi State University on a football scholarship and began a forty year manufacturing Executive career in Summerville, Georgia with Georgia Rug Mill, later Bigelow-Sanford Rug Mill; then to Canada, then with BASF/Honeywell in Dalton. Afterward retiring to the 750 acre Family farm on Holland-Chattoogaville Road. Surviving are His wife-Tippy Sanford; sons-Colter Sanford of Chattoogaville and Tyler of Summerville; grandchildren-Carlie Sanford, Colton Sanford, Ayla Sanford, and Cason Sanford; sister-Dixie Messer of Cedar Bluff, AL; brothers-Sam Sanford of Cedar Bluff, AL and D.C. Sanford of Jamestown, Al; several Nieces and Nephews. His Family will receive friends Sunday, October 7th, from 3 until 5 P.M. @ the residence on Holland-Chattoogaville Road-Lyerly. A Private Funeral service will be held at a later date. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.