Saturday, December 29, 2012

MRS. MARY JACQULYN WOFFORD, age 58, of Davis Street-Summerville, Georgia, Berryton Community, passed away Friday, December 22, 2012, at the residence. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia She was born on March 12, 1954 to Bobby Joe and Georgia Carol Helton Davis, who survive. She was retired from retail sales and was preceded in death by husband the late William David Wofford. Surviving are Son-Justin Wofford of Rome; Parents-Jo and Carol Davis of Berryton; sister-Freda Davis of Lindale, GA.; half brother-Bobby Joe Davis, Jr. of Jacksonville, FLA.; several Nieces and Nephews. Memorial service was held Saturday, December 29th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Mickey Skates officiating. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
MRS. ONA BEE HURLEY, age 85, of Adairsville, Georgia, formerly of Summerville, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012, in a Rome hospital. Born in Boaz, Alabama on March 28, 1927, She was a daughter of the late Joseph Arthur and Mattie Gardner Wilson. Mrs. Hurley was Church of God by Faith, and was employed by Harriett-Henderson Mills in the winding department retiring several years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Fred Billie Hurley. Surviving are daughters-Wanda Brady of Adairsville, Nancy Harris of LaFayette, Freddie Thomas of Roberts Dale, Al., and Debbie Hare of Andalusia, Al.; sons-Ronald Hurley and Donald Hurley both of Adairsville; 13 Grandchildren, several Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 31st, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Malcolm Harris and Rev. John Mann officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Ronald Hurley, Donald Hurley, Chris Smith, Aaron Hurley, Scott Brady, and Jason Smith; Honorary Pallbearers will be Jeremy Hare and Andy Brady. The Family will receive friends Sunday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 24, 2012

MR. RUBEN J. JOHNSTON, age 61, of Highway #48, Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, in a Rome hospital, after a brief illness. He was a lifetime native of Chattooga County, Georgia, born on November 5, 1951 to the late Julius Vernon (Bud) Johnston and Mary Alice Hackler Johnston. He spent the majority of his life in the logging profession, and was a Baptist by Faith. Mr. Johnston was preceded in death by a sister, the late Shirley Sentell and brothers , the late Gene & Joe Johnston. Surviving are His loving wife of more than 30 years, Thelma E. Johnston; children-Matthew Johnston of Fort Payne, AL., Kim Campbell of Kentucky, Kristy Johnston and Jeremy Johnston both of Lyerly; brothers-Fred & Don Johnston both of Summerville, Frank Johnston of Trion, and Roger Johnston of Centre, AL.; 12 Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 27th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Dean Tapp officiating, entombment in Greenhills Memory Garden. Pallbearers will be Travis Wright, Jason Wright, Mason Eller, Doug Gravino, Doug Farmer, Scott Johnston, Brian Johnston, Joshua Johnston, and Preston Johnston. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:30 til 8:30 P.M. @ the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.

Saturday, December 22, 2012

MRS. VIRGINIA B. TUCKER, age 80, of Menlo, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 22, 2012, in the local nursing home. Born in the Chelsa Community of Chattooga County, Georgia on August 18, 1932; a daughter of the late Brown and Ethel Denton Wofford. She was a lifetime member of Menlo Baptist Church and a member of the Order of Eastern Star. The former owner/operator of Tucker Grocery Store, later working as creeler @ Mohawk Industries, and also was a CNA in health care. Mrs. Tucker was preceded in death by her beloved husband, the late Lee Roy “Bud” Tucker on July 12, 1994, brothers-the late LeRoy Wofford and Captain Bobbie Wofford, and a brother-in-law-the late James D. Baker. Surviving are Her children & spouses-Marsha & Bob Farrow, Dale & Carolyn Tucker; grandchildren-Ashley Farrow, Autumn & Brian Baggett, Megan & Cassey Ray, Savannah Tucker; great grandchildren-Michaela Baggett, Brianna Baggett, Brandon Baggett, Connor Ray, Ella Ray; sister & brother-in-law-Martha & Jerry Strickland; brother & sister-in-law-Buddy & Hazel Wofford; several Nieces & Nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, December 24th, at 2 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Rev. Billy Dempsey and Rev. Greg Ludy officiating, interment in the family lot of Ami Cemetery. Active Pallbearers-Ashley Farrow, Brian Baggett, Cassey Ray, Lee Wofford, Zack Wofford, Phil Young; Honorary Pallbearers-members of Order of Eastern Star, special care givers-Jean Culberson, Anna Bradley, Jan Morris, Melissa VanAlst, & Gail Frady, Dr. Bruce Lee, Sally Hosmer, Dale Hunter, Oakview Nursing Staff, and all employees of Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation, Willard Brown, Dot Wright, Kim Powell, Whitney Powell, and the Mayor & Council City of Menlo. Visitation will be Monday from 11 A.M. until the service hour. The Family will be @ their respective homes & no food is requested. Memorial domations may be made to the Children & Youth Fund @ Menlo First Baptist Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
MRS. MARY JACQULYN WOFFORD, age 58, of Davis Street-Summerville, Georgia, Berryton Community, passed away Friday, December 22, 2012, at the residence. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia She was born on March 12, 1954 to Bobby Joe and Georgia Carol Helton Davis, who survive. She was retired from retail sales and was preceded in death by husband the late William David Wofford. Surviving are Son-Justin Wofford of Rome; Parents-Jo and Carol Davis of Berryton; sister-Freda Davis of Lindale, GA.; half brother-Bobby Joe Davis, Jr. of Jacksonville, FLA.; several Nieces and Nephews. Memorial service will be held Saturday, December 29th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Mickey Skates officiating. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

MRS. BUELL P. HAWKINS, age 93, of Turner Road-Rome, Georgia passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012, in the local nursing home. A native of Chattooga County, She was born to the late Ralph David and Vera Cox Pickle on July 1, 1919. Mrs. Hawkins was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church, retired house keeper from Northwest Georgia Regional Hospital, and was preceded in death by her husband the late Ralph David Hawkins, also several Sisters and Brothers. Surviving are daughters-Judy Touchstone of Rome and Kay Ellen Turner of Augusta; sons-Robert William (Bob) Hawkins of Lyerly and Hugh David Hawkins of Augusta; brother-Frank Pickle of Summerville; Ten Grandchildren; several Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive. Memorial service will be held Sunday, December 9th, at 4:00 P.M. from the Oak Hill Cemetery, Honorary Pallbearers the Nurses and Staff of Oak View Nursing & Rehab. Center. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Monday, December 3, 2012

MR. JAMES MILLER, age 64, of Maplewood Drive-Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 2, 2012, at his residence. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, He was born to the late Fred C. and Ruth Benson Miller on May 26, 1948. Mr. Miller was retired from Southeastern Industries and a Veteran of Viet Nam serving in the U.S. Army. Surviving are wife-Naomi Sue Miller; son-James Douglas Miller & wife Erica of Subligna; daughters-Jessica Vanpelt and Lindsey Eller & husband Jerry all of Summerville; grandchildren-Zachary & Alyssa Miller, Kylia, Kassidi, & Kallee Vanplet; sisters-Brenda Kuhn of FL. & Gale Johnson of Rossville; Nieces & Nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 6th, @ 11:30 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. David Thompson officiating, interment in Georgia National Cemetery @ Canton, Georgia. Active Pallbearers-Jerry Eller, Charlie Logan, B. J. Lewis, T.J. Vanplet, Michael Applegate, and Anthony Grant. The Family will receive friends Thursday @ the Funeral Home from 10:00 til the service hour. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.