Tuesday, August 22, 2023


MRS. CHERYL GREEN, age 61, of Smith Rail Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Monday, August 21, 2023, at her residence following an extended illness.  A native of Trion, Georgia, She was born to the late Robert and Jeanette Dollar Wood on June 19, 1962.  For many years Cheryl worked in the health care field, at Chattooga County Hospital and Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center, as a X-ray and Laboratory Technician and Emergency Medical Technician.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, the late Marty Ray Green and brother, the late Tony Wood.

Surviving are daughter, Erica and Brandon Fountain; son, Heath and Savannah McGuire; stepdaughter, Marti Green; brother, Roger and Kerry Wood; granddaughters, Ansley Ratliff, Isabella McGuire, Olivia McGuire, Gabbie McGuire, and Annie Fountain; several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 23rd, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home; interment will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Perennial Springs Cemetery, with Phil McGuire voicing the final prayer.  Active Pallbearers Heath McGuire, Brandon Fountain, Roger Wood, Billy Clark, Clark Wood, and Ryan Wood; Honorary Pallbearers,  Staff of Tapestry Hospice and the Atrium Health Floyd Infusion Lab.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Cheryl Green who passed away Monday afternoon.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023


MS. DEBBIE DEAN WEAVER, age 63, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2023, in a Rome Hospital. She was born in Summerville, Georgia to the late Rev. W. H. Dean and Helen Garmany Dean Reynolds, on June 5, 1960. Debbie was a member of the Chattooga High School class of 1978, a member of Chapel Hill Full Gospel Church, was retired from the Weave Shop of Mount Vernon Mills and loved her Georgia Bulldogs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Betty Dean Norton, brothers, Jerry Dean and Sonny Dean, and stepfather Harley Reynolds.

Surviving are daughter, Tracie (Shane) Smith; son, Kevin (Amanda) Bailey; grandchildren, Bailey Rowlls (Hunter Teems) and Isabella Bailey; sister, Cecelia (Cecil) Laney; several Nieces and Nephews; special friend, Benny Humphreys.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 4, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Sanford Deberry officiating, interment in the Family plot of Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Ray Laney, Mike Dean, Gary Norton, Ronnie Stephens, Kelly Henderson, and Don Reynolds. Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of Chattooga High School Class of 1978. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home. It is the family’s wish for all who will, wear red and black.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Ms. Debbie Dean Weaver.

Tuesday, August 1, 2023


MR. SAMMY LEON WHITE, age 64, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Saturday afternoon. A native of Chattooga County, He was born to the late Aubrey and Martha Jean Tidmore White on October 27, 1957. Mr. White was a heavy equipment operator. In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Nora Jean Ledford White on September 11, 1990.

Surviving are sons, Jeffery (Todd) White and Michael White; grandchildren, Daisy White, Shay White, Austin White, Bryce Blackmon, Kaitlyn Bowman, Kristin Copenhaver; great-grandchildren, Shamieyan Smith, Leighton Bowman, Rosalee Bowman, Depharrah Smith, and Braxton Copenhaver.

A Memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from Graveside in West Hill Cemetery with Rev. Harold Helton officiating. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Sammy Leon White.