Thursday, March 22, 2012
MR. JAMES D. BAKER, age 78, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012, in a Rome hospital. A native of Kingston, Georgia He was born to the late Gordon and Maggie Wright Baker on November 30, 1933. Mr. Baker served in the U. S. Army and was retired Quality Inspector from Ford Motor Company. He was preceded in death by a sister the late Edna Puryear and a brother the late Charles Baker. Surviving are son-Kevin Baker of Summerville; grandchildren-Blake Baker, Hailey Baker, and Kyle Baker; sister-Janie Nell Baker of Albany, Georgia; care givers-Martha and Jerry Strickland of Summerville. Funeral service will be held Saturday, March 24th, at 12:00 noon from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Dempsey and Rev. Billy Wright officiating. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 10 A.M. til noon. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.
Friday, March 9, 2012
MR. DON HAMILTON JENNINGS, age 51, of Richmond Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012, in Richmond. Mr. Jennings was born in Ware Shoals, South Carolina on May 2, 1960, a son of Hamilton Ralls and Billie Jean Burns Jennings of Trion, Georgia, who survive. Surviving are daughter-Holly Jennings of Mt. Vernon, KY; sons-Jesse Dylan Jennings and Matthew Ralls Jennings both of Summerville; Parents; sister-Luci Jennings of Trion; brother-Russ Jennings of Rome. Memorial service will be Saturday, March 10th, at 5:30 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Mr. Russ Jennings officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:30 P.M. until the service hour. In lieu of flowers the Family request contributions to any public library in Don’s memory. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
MRS. IRENE HUNTER BRYANT, age 77, of Marvin Avenue-Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday, March 9, 2012, morning in a Rome hospital. Born in Copperhill, Tennessee, She was a daughter of the late Lester C. and Lena Hunter Ledford. Mrs. Bryant was Baptist by Faith, retired from Defenders Company, and was preceded in death by husband, Floyd Bryant, son, William Bryant, and daughter, Diane Bryant. Surviving are daughters-Brenda Johnson of Dalton, Linda Mauldin of Lawrenceville, Shirley Morgan of Center, AL, and Ann Corbett of Richmond, VA.; sons-Robert Bryant, Terry Bryant, Bobby Bryant, and Stoney Bryant all of Summerville; half sister-Ruth Hamby; brother-Kelley Edgeworth both of Summerville; special friend-Roy Durham; several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 11th, at 3 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Wright officiating, Interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers, Tommy Slaughter, Christopher Phipps, Joe Phipps, Jeffery Bryant, Billy Bryant, Steven Bryant, and Jason Bryant. Visitation will be Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home. At other hours the Family will be at the residence of a grandson-Christopher Phipps #86 Savannah Lane, Summerville. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
MRS. MARIE SPEER, age 57, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday morning in a Rome hospital following an extended illness. A native Chattooga Countian, She was born to the late Doyle and Evelyn Boatman Yarbrough, on November 30, 1954. Marie was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church, retired from Chattooga County D.F.C.S., and was preceded in death by her husband the late Steve Speer. Surviving are daughters & spouse, Lindsey Speer & Stacy Henderson of Summerville and Brittney (Colter) Sanford of Lyerly; grandchildren-Colton Daniel Sanford, Carlie Danielle Sanford, and Cason Bentley Sanford; mother-in-law-Martha Sue Speer of Summerville; sisters & spouses, Christine (Len) Chumbler of Gaylesville, AL. and Janice (Jimmy) Brown of Lawrenceville, GA; brothers & spouses, Duane (Debbie) Yarbrough of Lyerly and Byron (Kay) Yarbrough of Summerville; several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 10th, at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Don Knowles officiating, interment in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Mike Alverson. John Sterner, Robert Floyd, Harold Gordon, Ronnie Winters, and Jason Winters; Honorary Pallbearers all friends. The Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Saturday from 1 until hour of service. Per Marie’s request, the Family ask flowers & food please be omitted and suggest contributions to the Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.