Saturday, June 25, 2011

MR. EDWARD LEE TUDOR, age 66, of Dry Creek Road-Summerville, Georgia was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 24, 2011. Born on December 26, 1944 He was a son of the late E. A. and Frances Cathleen Townsell Tudor. Mr. Tudor served in the United States Army earning the rank of SP4 as an MP, serving in Vietnam 1967 and 1968. He was a member of the Church of Christ (Iglesia Ni Cristo) in Huntsville, AL. Before retirement Mr. Tudor was plant manager at Riyadi, Saudi Arabia for 7 years, and most recently worked with Mt. Vernon Mills in the dyeing department.

Precious memories will live on with His wife, Carolina Dingal Tudor; children & spouses, son-Stacey & Julie Tudor; daughters-Lisa & Craig Sanford, Leigh Ann & Nick Smith, and Raechelle Tudor; grandchildren-Garrett Tudor, Austin Long, Whitney Sanford, Ansley Smith, Breanna Fletcher, & Coleson Smith; sisters & spouses-Patricia & Roger Dawson and Rose & Greg Espy; all Family & Friends.

A celebration of His life will be held Monday, June 27th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Brother Salvador Cayabyab and Rev. David Romine officiating, interment in Fisher’s Chapel Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Sunday at the Funeral Home from 6 until 9 P.M.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Friday, June 10, 2011

MRS. VIVIAN DUVALL WARREN, age 88, of Trion, GA passed away Friday morning, (June 10, 2011), in a Rome hospital. Mrs. Warren was born in Floyd County, GA on September 5, 1922, a daughter of the late Arthur S. and Emma Hardeman Duvall and was preceded in death by brothers Harlan G. Duvall and Eugene Duvall, and sisters Bonnie Woods and Elene King. Mrs. Warren was a member of Trion First Baptist Church and was retired from Barwick Mills.

Surviving are two sisters- Lucille Duvall Clark of Rome, and Betty Duvall (James W.) Herndon of Marietta. Three brothers Alvin R. (Helen) Duvall of Cave Spring; Archie J. (Carol) Duvall, Sr. of Rome; Roy Duvall of Rome; Sister-in-law Jo Ann Duvall of Rome.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 13, 2011, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Aimee McGinnis and Dr. Floyd Robuck officiating, interment in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 3:00 til 5:00 P.M. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

Friday, June 3, 2011

MRS. WINIFRED MILLER DOSTER, age 100, of Summerville, Georgia died Friday, June 3, 2011, at Oak View Nursing Center in Summerville. Winifred was born April 7, 1911, in Ellijah, Georgia, to Margaret Elizabeth Holt (1872-1960) and Wesley Jones Miller (1865-1946). She was a 1936 graduate from the University of Georgia in Home Economics. She worked several years as a Home Economics teacher, then for the Farmers Home Administration until she married George Edward Doster (1900-1985) in 1946. She returned to work for the Department of Family and Children’s Services until retirement in 1965 at age 65.

Surviving are her daughter, Mary Alice Parker, Summerville; two sons, George Doster, Jr., Kentucky, and Jim Doster, Carrollton, Georgia; five grandchildren-David Doster, Angie Doster, Jacob Doster, Desmond Parker, and Andrew Parker two great grandchildren-Tyler Doster and Drake Doster.

Funeral services will be held 4:00 P.M. Sunday, June 5th, from Horizon Baptist Fellowship with the Reverend Jimmy Bryant and Doctor Jerry Mahan officiating, interment in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Mark Gordon, Clint Hunter, Frank Ward, Benji Price, Greg Shaw, Todd Taylor. Visitation will be Saturday 5 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home, Mrs. Doster will also be in state at the Church, Sunday from 3 until 4 P.M.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, Summerville, in charge.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

MRS. JIMMIE DUKE JONES, age 72, of Lyerly, GA passed away Wednesday evening,(June 1, 2011), at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Jones was born July 9, 1938 in Trion, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Charles Clifford and Mary John Ellenburg Fowler. She was retired from Georgia Rug Mill Data Precessing and was a member of the Oak Hill United Methodist Church. Her husband, Max Roland Jones, preceded her in death January 8, 2005.

Survivors include a Daughter and Son-in-law, Lynn and Mike Stull; Son and Daughter-in-law, Tony and Denise Jones; Grandchildren, Morgan Stull, Summer Jones and Rose Jones all of Lyerly.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 4 at 2:00 P.M. from Oak Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Jack Gillespie and Rev. Bill Adams officiating, interment in Oak Hill Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Robert Beach, Kyle Kellett, Ronnie Winters, James Durham, Duane Yarbrough, Randy Elrod, Sam Hudsputh and Jason Winters. Honorary Pallbearers will be Joyce McGraw, Bobbie Jean Ball, Naomi Lowery, Sue Spivey and Members of Oak Hill United Methodist Church.Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 P. M. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home and Saturday from 1:00 P. M. until the hour of service at the church. Flowers are accepted or contributions are preferred to the Oak Hill Cemetery Fund c/o Oak Hill United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 336, Lyerly, GA 30730.

Earle Rainwater Funeral in charge.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

MR. LARRY JUNIOR GENTRY, age 61, of Gaylesville, Alabama formerly of Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the residence. Born in Summerville, Georgia on February 1, 1950 He was a son of the late Raymond and Elizabeth Cochran Gentry. Mr. Gentry was retired from the Needling Department of Mohawk Mills.

Surviving are daughter-Susie Shaw of Lyerly; son-Wayne Gentry of Summerville; sister-Dorothy Basham of Nashville, TN., Elaine Webb of Boise, Idaho, & Diane Dotson of Summerville; brother-J. B. Gentry & Douglas Gentry of Gaylesville, AL.; several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday (June 3rd) at 1:00 P.M. from the West Summerville Baptist Church, interment in Greenhills Memory Garden. Active Pallbearers Gary Don Gentry, Donnie Gentry, Justin Gentry, Greg Shaw, Austin Blackmon, Tommy McGraw; Honorary Pallbesrers Junior Brasham, Eddie Gentry, Johnny Gentry, Terry Gentry, Buddy Gentry, and Charles Padgett. Visitation Thursday 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
MRS. GUSSIE M. STANSELL, age 84, of Trion, Georgia, Teloga Community, passed away Wednesday morning at her residence. Born on March 5, 1927 in Walker County, She was a Daughter of the late N. J. Pettyjohn, Sr. and Julia Jones Pettyjohn. Mrs. Stansell was a member of Shattuck Blvd. Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband the late John Wesley Stansell.

Surviving are daughters and husbands-Debbie & Gene Smith and Judy & John Jenkins all of Teloga; son and wife-Randall & Dreama Spears of Dalton; brother-Nichols J. Pettyjohn, Jr. of Teloga; grandchildren-Missy Hogan, Crissy Geiger both of LaFayette and Randy Spears of Menlo; great grandchildren-Tyler Spears, Kaylan Hogan, and Julia Hogan; several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday (June 4th) at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, interment in Macedonia Cemetery. Pallbearers are Randy Spears, Gleen Broome, Robert Pettyjohn, Gary Gilreath, Larry Cook and Lewis Brown. Visitation Saturday from 1 until 3 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.