Area Obituaries

(Updated) Justin Owens

Mr. Justin Alexander Owens, 25, of Rome,  passed away Friday, March 27, 2020, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Mr. Owens was born May 11, 1994, in Lauderdale, MS, son of Joe Ray Owens and the late Glenda Faye Harris Taylor. He was a graduate of Chattooga High School where he excelled in the High…

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Connie Diann Reed

Mrs. Connie Diann Reed, age 49 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 following an extended illness. Connie was born in Summerville, Georgia on April 23, 1970, daughter of the late Hubert Cook and Marie Helton Cook. She was employed in the food service industry and was also a CNA. Connie loved taking…

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Rodney William Brown

Rodney William Brown, age 58, of LaFayette passed away Friday, March 20, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Lee Brown and Doris Bowling Brown; and brother, J.W. Brown. He is survived by his sons, Jason (Cassie) Brown of Hawaii and Nathan (Blakely) Brown of Summerville; several grandchildren; brothers, Roy Lee (Merita)…

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Nancy Joyce Watts

Nancy Joyce Watts, age 65 of Lafayette, Georgia passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at the Erlanger Medical Center. Mrs. Watts was born in Hampton, Virginia on August 22, 1954, daughter of the late Curtis Olga Scearce and Madie Marie Cook Scearce. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Roper Corporation. Mrs. Watts is…

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Jimmy Allen Trammell

 Jimmy Allen Trammell, age 51 of Summerville, GA passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Trammell was born in Summerville, Georgia on June 16, 1968, son of the late Billy Hoyt Trammell and Rose Nell McGraw Trammell. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast, enjoyed working on small engines,…

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G.F. Timmerman

Mr. G.F. Timmerman, age 81 of Trion, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at Redmond Medical Center. Mr. Timmerman was born on February 6, 1939, son of the late Goody Frank Timmerman and Fannie Louise Sexton Timmerman. He was a veteran of The United States Navy, and formerly owned and operated the Timmerman T.V. Service…

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Kathryn Blalock Vernon

Kathryn Blalock Vernon, age 91, of Lyerly, GA, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Vernon was born November 12, 1928, in Broomtown, AL, daughter of the late Calvin and Lula Don Hartline Blalock.  She was a homemaker and was the oldest member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church in Broomtown. …

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Oralia Jacobo Ramirez

Mrs. Oralia Jacobo Ramirez, age 34, of Trion, GA, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Ramirez was born July 19, 1985, in Concepcion Tutuapa, Guatemala, daughter of Eulalio-Jacobo Domingo and Martina Ramirez-Perez.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Ebenezer Evangelical Church. Mrs. Ramirez is survived by her husband, Isaac…

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Shelia Ann Jones

Shelia Ann Jones, age 69, of LaFayette passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020. She was a member of LaFayette Church of Christ and retired from Roper Corp. She was preceded in death by her parents, A.G. “Buddy” Dunn and Flossie Ivey Dunn; and sister, Frances Cannon.   She is survived by her loving husband of…

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JoAnn Eller

JoAnn Eller, age 70, of Silsbee, Texas died Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Mrs. Eller was born in Kingston, Georgia on April 17, 1949, daughter of the late Nellie Hunter Kilgore and Thomas Kilgore. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Jesse Kilgore and Bobby Kilgore. Survivors include her husband, Alfred Eller…

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