Area Obituaries

Rita Faye Wagoner

Rita Faye Wagoner, age 64, of Cedartown, GA, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Wagoner was born January 23, 1956, in LaFayette, GA, daughter of  Faye Spears and the late Noel Douglas Spears, Jr.  She was Baptist by faith and had worked in the clerical field.  Survivors include her husband, Neil Wagoner;…

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Sharon Rose Sexton

Sharon Rose Sexton, age 70, of Lyerly, GA, died Monday, July 6, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Sexton was born March 6, 1950, in Cookeville, TN, daughter of the late James Harva and Rosedale Brown Livingston.  She had attended Northside Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed with LaFayette Housing Authority for 25 years.…

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Martha Bea (Tucker) Thomas

Martha Bea (Tucker) Thomas, age 81, of Summerville, GA, passed away Friday- July 3, 2020 in Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Thomas was born September 27, 1938 in Cedar Bluff, AL to the late David Thomas and Jessie McRae. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and was retired from Mohawk…

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David Dewey Davis

Mr. David Dewey Davis, age 72, of Summerville, GA, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Menlo, GA. Mr. Davis was born September 27, 1947, in Centre, AL, the son of the late Edward Dewey Davis and Ethel Ruth Tucker Pope.  He was a Supervisor in the Spinning Dept of Mt. Vernon Mills.  He was…

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William David “Bill” Ramsey

Mr. William David “Bill” Ramsey, age 79, of Summerville, GA, died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Ramsey was born May 24, 1941, in Chattooga County, GA, son of the late David R. and Annie Irene Taylor Ramsey.  He was a member of Lyerly First Baptist Church, and prior to his…

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Orlando Clayton “O.C.” Beasley

Mr. Orlando Clayton “O.C.” Beasley, age 93, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Beasley was born February 18, 1927, in Glen Allen, AL, son of the late Lester D. and Annie Beatrice Gaut Beasley.  He was a member of Subligna Road Church of Christ and was a graduate of…

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Nick Stoner

Mr. Clifford David “Nick” Stoner, age 83, of Lyerly, GA, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Stoner was born July 29, 1936, in Lyerly, GA, son of the late James T. and Elsie Powell Ragland.  He was Baptist by faith, and prior to his retirement, owned and operated Ragland Oil and Tire. …

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Roy Lee Tallent

. Roy Lee Tallent, age 88, of Gaylesville, AL, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Tallent was born May 11, 1932, in Cherokee County, AL, son of the late Clarence Roy and Birmah Estella Pledger Tallent.  He was a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States…

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Alvin Junior Ray

Alvin Junior Ray, age 93, of Gaylesville, AL, died Friday, June 26, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Ray was born May 30, 1927, in Rhinehart, AL, son of the late Porter Alvin and Della Rhinehart Ray.  He was a member of Pleasant Valley # 1 Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed with…

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Mary Ruth Broyles

Mrs. Mary Ruth Broyles, age 74 of Trion, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Broyles was born in Cherokee County, Alabama on May 21, 1946, daughter of the late Samuel Roy Boyd and Dovie Ruth Cavin Boyd.  She was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church and…

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Alex Wyatt Hosmer

The family of Alex Wyatt Hosmer is grief-stricken at his sudden passing on June 25, 2020. He was a man of vision and of many talents, and a friend to many and a stranger to few. He was an electrician by trade, but a farmer and entrepreneur at heart who loved his goats and dogs…

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Emma Mae Gallimore

Mrs. Emma Mae Gallimore, age 86, of Mentone, AL, died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Gallimore was born May 12, 1934, in Deerlodge, TN, daughter of the late Luther Burton White and Ruah Mae Innis White.  She was a homemaker and attended Sallie Howard Memorial Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs.…

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