Area Obituaries

Hattie Ruth Tomlin Hammond

Mrs. Hattie Ruth Tomlin Hammond, age 83 of Trion, GA (formerly of Mentone, AL) passed away Friday- July 19, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Hammond was born April 27, 1936 in Gaylesville, AL to the late William and Rhoda McCullough Woodall. She was retired from Mount Vernon Mill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time…

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James Franklin Burrage

Mr. James Franklin Burrage, age 79, of Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday July 18, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.      Mr. Burrage was born June 30, 1940, in Trion, GA, the son of the late James Radford and Sadie Bell Baldwin Burrage.  Prior to his retirement, he was employed with Harriett and Henderson. Mr. Burrage…

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KAY E. COOPER

MRS. KAY E. COOPER, age 72 of Willow Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday morning in a Rome hospital.   She was born to the late Dewey and Martha Brown on August 31, 1946.             Survivors include daughter Sally Cash; son-Shawn Broom;  several Grandchildren also survive.             Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Earle Rainwater Funeral Home.  The Family…

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DEBORAH ROCHELLE PERRY

MRS. DEBORAH ROCHELLE PERRY – AGE 65, – Of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 13 2019. She was born January 27, 1954 in Chattooga County and was a member of World Church of the Living God. She was preceded in death by her father, Ben Perry; Grandmother, Clara “Mama Snookie” Johnson, aunt, Darryl Johnson,…

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Martha Bell Fuller Battles

Mrs. Martha Bell Fuller Battles, age 87 of Lyerly, GA passed away Monday- July 15, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Battles was born April 11, 1932 in Cherokee County, AL to the late George F. and Mellie Mae Noels Fuller. She was retired from Georgia Glove Mill and was of the Baptist Faith. Along with…

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Laura Anthony

Mrs. Laura Anthony age 50, of Summerville, GA died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Anthony was born October 4, 1968, in Rome, GA, the daughter of the late Gilbert Haskell and Glenda Jean Hunter Rutledge.  She was formerly employed with Mt. Vernon Mills. Survivors include her husband, Michael Anthony, son  Chris (Bubba)…

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(Updated) Boyce Dooley

Mr. Boyce Rupert Dooley, 85, surrounded by family, died peacefully in the early morning of Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Montclair Assisted Living in Decatur, GA. Mr. Dooley, the son of the late William Franklin Dooley and Essie (Davis) Dooley, was born on December 2, 1933, in Haralson County, GA. From the age of four, he…

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Robert Lee Martin

Mr. Robert Lee Martin, age 82, of Trion, GA, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at his son’s residence. Mr. Martin was born March 13, 1937, in Lyerly, GA, son of the late Roy Allison Martin and Leila Mae Morrison Martin Johnson.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and prior to his…

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Jessie Mae Smith Willingham

Mrs. Jessie Mae Smith Willingham, age 83, of Summerville, GA, passed away Wednesday July 10, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Willingham was born August 15, 1935, in Summerville, GA, the daughter of the late Jessie and Tenny Louise Teems Smith.  She was a homemaker and was Church of God by faith. In addition to her…

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Tammie Renae Lanier Shields

Tammie Renae Lanier Shields, age 54, of LaFayette passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019. Tammie was a member of the Corinth Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother, Dora England Lanier; brothers, Tony Lanier, and Fredrick Lanier. Survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Cody (Morgan) Shields; grandchild, Harper Shields all of LaFayette;…

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