Area Obituaries

Brenda Anderson Morrow

Mrs. Brenda Anderson Morrow, age 64, of Rome passed away April 19, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Morrow was born on September 14, 1953, in Summerville, a daughter of the late Charles Richard Anderson and Julia Pauline Huff Anderson. She was employed with Floyd Medical Center for 27 years. She loved being outdoors and loved…

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Collie Lee “Butch” Young III

Collie Lee “Butch” Young III, age 55, of Summerville, GA, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Young was born October 26, 1962, in Trion, GA, son of Alice Faye Campbell Bagley and the late Collie Lee Young, Jr.  He was a member of the New Generation Church and was employed…

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Lucy E. Weems

A graveside service for Mrs. Lucy E. Weems, 76, of Jacksonville, will be at 1 PM (EST) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Green Hills Memorial Park in Summerville, GA. The family will receive friends 6-8 (CST) PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Jacksonville United Methodist Church. Mrs. Weems passed away on Monday, April 16,…

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Raymond Robert Thompson

Mr. Raymond Robert Thompson,  90, of Summerville, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born in Section, Alabama on March 14, 1928, son of the late William Con Thompson and Lena Baugh Thompson. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the United States Army and the…

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James Samuel Plummer

James Samuel Plummer, age 92 of Trion, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Plummer was born in Trion, Georgia on November 15, 1925, son of the late Samuel Ernest Plummer and Gladys Worsham Plummer. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, the…

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Shannon Wayne Norsworthy

Shannon Wayne Norsworthy, age 31, of Lyerly, GA, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Shannon was born February 3, 1987.  He had attended West Berryton Faith Temple and previously attended the Lookout Mountain Community Services Kaleidoscope Day Program.  He enjoyed riding, spending time outside, planting flowers, and especially loved music.  He…

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Claire Downes

Claire Downes beloved Mama, Grandma, Wife and friend to everyone she met, was called home March 17, 2018, surrounded by family. Born in Bradenton, FL August 4, 1944 to Frank and Bertha Phillips, Claire made her home and raised her beloved girls in Summerville , where she also was a Paramedic, drove a schoolbus and…

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Elbert Hartline

Mr. Elbert Bradley Hartline, age 76, of Summerville, GA, died Sunday, April 15, 2018, at his residence. Mr. Hartline was born March 31, 1942, in Rome, GA, son of the late Earl and Myrtle Walker Hartline.  He was a member of the Cedar Chapel Church of God, and prior to his retirement, was a self-employed…

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MARTHA WILLIE VERNELL SHROPSHIRE

MARTHA WILLIE VERNELL SHROPSHIRE – AGE 93, – Of LaFayette, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018. She was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Coker Shropshire, daughter, Phergn Jett, son, Henry Mosley, grandson, Cedric Shropshire, and all of her brothers, and sisters. She…

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Claude “Bud” Willingham, Jr.

Claude “Bud” Willingham, Jr., age 87 of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday evening, April 14, 2018 at his residence. He was born March 16, 1931 in Menlo, Georgia, the son of the late Claude Willingham, Sr. and the late Pearle Shaver Willingham. He was a painter by trade in his working career. In addition…

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Mary Nell Joyner

Mary Nell Joyner, age 69, of Sugar Valley, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Gordon Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Joyner was born in Walker County on February 18, 1949, daughter of the late James Cordell Nixon and the late Hazel Louise Smith Nixon. She was a homemaker and was a member…

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Ruby Ailene McDaniel Morrison

Ruby Ailene McDaniel Morrison, age 98, of Cloudland, GA, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, at Floyd Medical Center. Mrs. Morrison was born August 21, 1919, in Bowling Green, KY, daughter of the late Clayton and Cordia Hunt McDaniel. She was a member of the Menlo First Baptist Church and had also been a member…

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