Friday, October 23, 2020

BROOKS...

      Mrs. Ann H. Brooks, age 83 of Summerville Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 in a Rome Hospital. She was born in Summerville on March 21, 1937, a daughter of the late Ralph Henry and Betty Elizabeth Tribble Housch.  Mrs. Brooks was a member of the Trion Presbyterian Church and worked for Profitts Department Store for a number of years and later retired from Belks.  Ann was preceded in death by aunts Edna Tribble Shaw and Lucille Tribble Ratliff and a brother in law, Bill Worsham.

 

     Surviving are her daughter, Beverly Brooks; son, Tim (Lee Ann) Brooks; grandson, Skyler Brooks; sisters, Kay Worsham and Jane (Jim) Parker; brother, Dale (Honey) Housch; an aunt, Frances Housch; also, several nieces and nephews.

 

     Funeral service will be held Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 2 pm from the Graveside in Greenhills Memory Garden with the Rev. William Flanagan officiating.  Active Pallbearers will be Derick Parker, Jud Williams, Eric Housch, Charles Cooper, Jeremy Worsham, and Jay Williams.

 

 

 

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Ann H. Brooks who passed away Wednesday.

 

 

 MRS. WANDA JO PRATHER, age 72, of Filter Plant Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, in a Rome hospital.  A native of Chattooga County, she was born to the late John and Sara Martin Blackwell on January 17, 1948.  Mrs. Prather was a member of the Summerville First United Methodist Church and was retired lab technician for Mohawk.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband the late Robert Gideon Prather; siblings, Ralph Blackwell, Bill Blackwell, Ronald Blackwell, and Tommy Blackwell.

 

            Surviving are in daughter and son-in-law, Elena and Matt Floyd; grandchildren, Anna and Doug Craig, Jamey and Will Floyd; sister Sara Anna and Mike Stoker; brothers, Bob and Diane Blackwell, Don and Nancy Blackwell, Danny Ray and Cristy Blackwell, Gary and Teresa Blackwell; several Nieces and Nephews.

 

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 24th, at 2:00 p.m. from the Graveside in Summerville Cemetery with Brother Russ Blackwell officiating.  Active Pallbearers Gary Blackwell, Jamey Floyd, Doug Craig, Luke Blackwell, John Blackwell, and Jeff Blackmon; Honorary Pallbearers Sara Anna Stoker, Anna Craig, Peggy Rosson, Sandy O’Bryant, April Blackwell; special thanks to Fresenius Kidney Care, Amtran Transport, Dr. Jamie and Luke Lin.

 

            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Wanda Jo Prather who passed away Thursday.

            

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Mrs. Hilda Rosser Reynolds


MRS. HILDA ROSSER REYNOLDS, age 87, of Lyerly Dam Road, Lyerly, Georgia, passed away Tuesday morning, October 20, 2020, at her residence. A native of Little Sand Mountain, she was born to the late George Lee and Bessie Ada White Rosser on August 4, 1933. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of the Summerville First Baptist Church and was retired from the sewing department of Buster Brown Mfg. Company. In addition to parents She is preceded by siblings, Helen Satterfield, Annie Bell Bishop, Ballenger Rosser, Rose Murdock, Milton Rosser, Ada Bridges Morgan, John Rosser, Josephine Baggett Frank Rosser, Paul Rosser, and Frances Rosser.

Surviving are husband, Bob Reynolds, She was married to Bob for 69 years; daughters, Nancy (David) Daniel and Donna (Thomas) Wright; son, David (Teresa) Reynolds; sister-in-law, Dot Rosser; grandchildren, Jason Wright, Amy Lamb, Kevin Daniel, Matthew Daniel, and Andrew Daniel; great grandchildren, Everett James Daniel and Lydia Ruth Daniel; forty eight Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Family was important to her. If you ever wondered if she cared for you, just remember, if you were in her extended family—she did. She spent hours keeping up with her family and family tree. At any family reunion she spent time finding out the names and birthdates of any new family members. She knew who everyone was and how they were related. She was one of those people who if you asked her, could probably name everyone in the room. If she didn’t know your name, she was trying to find out.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 23rd, at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in Lyerly Cemetery, with Pastor Sean Wegener, Kevin Daniel, Matthew Daniel, and Jason Wright officiating. Active Pallbearers, Andrew Daniel, Ken Reynolds, Justin Lee, Steve Rosser, Stan Rosser, and Larry Reynolds; Honorary Pallbearers, Alice Railey, Lewis Railey, Tim Railey, Beth Batts, Ben Bridges, Jeff Reynolds, and Frankie Joe Lee, Nieces, Nephews, and the Seekers Sunday School Class of Summerville First Baptist Church.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Hilda Rosser Reynolds.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Linda Arlene Posey

LINDA ARLENE POSEY, age 72, of Fulmer Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Sunday morning, October 18, 2020, in a Rome hospital. She was born in LaFayette, Georgia on February 7, 1948, a daughter of the late Earl Jerome and Mary Elizabeth Eleam Smith. She was a member and pianist of the New Hope North Baptist Church, a 1966 Graduate of Chattooga High School and graduated from Medical Assistance Program of Alberquerque, New Mexico Tech. School, in 1983. For several years worked for Walmart. In addition to Parents, She was preceded in death by grandparents, Donald Oscar and Janey Marie Ledford Smith and Charlie Lester and Ida Lenora Tribble Eleam.

Surviving are daughter and spouse, Mary Ann Posey (Jeff) Maddux; son and spouse, Jeffery Michael (Joann) Posey; grandchildren, Kassandra Posey, Jaylyn Gann Posey, McKenzie Hudgins, Tari Maddux, Tatum Maddux, Braden Maddux, Samantha Witten, Courtney Brown, Gavin Gann; great granddaughter, Gracelynn Posey; brother, Terry Don Smith; niece, Amy Shy Smith; great nephew, Brendon Michael Smith; a number of Cousins; former husband and father of children, Michael Lewis Posey.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 22nd, at 2:00 P.M. from the New Hope North Baptist Church with Gary “Bucky” Brown and Pastor Steve Spears officiating, private interment to follow in Garrett Cemetery. Pallbearers are Lonnie Smith, Sheriff Mark Schrader, Mike Posey, Jeff Maddux, Morgan Stowe, and Jeff Posey; Honorary Pallbearers, Sharon Dixson, Lonnie and Tonya Smith, Louise Tallent, Justin Stephenson, Randy Hunter, Murl Eleam, Gary Miller, Barbara Young, David Simpson, Grant Posey, and members of New Hope North Baptist Church. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 until 2 P.M. at the Church.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Mr. Danny Ross Timmons

MR. DANNY ROSS TIMMONS, age 76, of Union Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Friday afternoon, October 16, 2020, in a Rome hospital. Born in Dekalb County, Alabama, on September 22, 1944, He was a son of the late R. B. and Rachel Watkins Timmons. Mr. Timmons was retired from auto body repair and was preceded in death by a daughter, the late Sara Dale Timmons, a granddaughter, the late Misty Bryson, and siblings, Becky Bethune, Linda Bethune, Tommy Timmons, Carlton Timmons, and Faye Timmons, all died earlier.

Surviving are daughters, Barbi Gill and Lacy Timmons; son, Harold Timmons; sisters, Sue Stephens, Evelyn Timmons, Patricia Bandy, Betty Layne; brothers, Larry Timmons and Bobby Watkins; grandchildren, Jeffrey Blackmon, Sara Elizabeth Howard, Jonathan Shropshire, Hunter Gill, Kenley Cooper; several Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 21st, at 11:00 A.M. from Graveside in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Jeffrey Blackmon, Michael Coley, Dwight Ponder, Kenneth Cooper, Jr., David Joe Gill, and Josiah Bruce.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Danny Ross Timmons.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Mr. Scottie Clark "Smoooth" Lewis

MR. SCOTTIE CLARK “SMOOOTH” LEWIS, age 65, passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his residence. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, He was born to the late Johnnie Q. Lewis and Dorotha Molee Clark Hawkins on May 18, 1955. Scottie was self employed, a member of South Summerville Baptist Church, and was preceded in death by his son, the late Chris Lewis.

Surviving are brother, Terry Q. Lewis; sisters, Robbie Leah Skinner and Loretta Lewis Teems.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 14th, at 4:00 P.M. EST, from Graveside in Valley Head Cemetery, Valley Head, Alabama, with Alan Sentell officiating. Pallbearers will be Kevin “Tater” Martin, Jimmy Gilland, Jason Gilland, Stan Nix, Danny Murphy, and Ron Rowland.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Scottie Clark “Smoooth” Lewis.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Minister Thomas S. "Tommy" Broome

MINISTER THOMAS S. “TOMMY” BROOME, age 91, of Neal Gap Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday afternoon in a Rome hospital. He was born in Chickmauga, Georgia on January 17, 1929, to the late William M. and Ola Tinney Broome. Minister Broome was a retired Church of Christ Minister, having pastored numerous congregations in this area, was presently a member of the Pennville Church Christ. He was preceded in death by his first wife, the late Duene Broome in 2012 and a son the late Spencer Broome in 2020.

Surviving are wife, Margie Conner Broome; children, Terry (Kathy) Broome, Yvonne Broome (Barry) Allen, Marty (Beverly) Broome, Renee Broome, Hillary (Deborah) Broome; Ten Grandchildren. Twenty Great Grandchildren, and One Great Great Granddaughter; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held Monday, October 12th, at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in Greenhills Memory Garden with Minister Charles Williams and Minister Robby Eversole officiating; Pallbearers will be Grandsons. The Family request face coverings be worn by everyone, attending the funeral service. There will be no formal visitation.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Minister Thomas S. “Tommy” Broome.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Mr. Zachary "Zach" Hobson Brown

MR. ZACHARY “ZACH” HOBSON BROWN, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020. He was employed in the paint department of Roper Corporation and was a former oil rigger. Zach was an avid Hunter and was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Connie Jewell Brown and Elgin D. Brown, maternal grandparents, Ada Lavon Hartline Gentry and Charles Jackson McCullough and uncles, Thomas R. Ochs and Tom Brown.

Surviving are father, Waldin “Tarzan Brown; mother and step father, Sarah and Darrell Pierce; sisters, Mariah Brown, Jennifer (Rusty) Furman, and Jackie McCullough; brother, Chris (Greta) Moseley; children, Annslynn Brown and Kohner Brown; several Nieces and Nephews.

Graveside service will be held Saturday, October 10th, at 1:00 P.M. from the Cloudland Presbyterian Cemetery, with Bobby Cavin officiating. Pallbearers Timothy Brown, Chris Moseley, Jonathan Peace, T. J. Pickard, Michael Lamar, and Greg Trammell.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.