Area Obituaries

H.D. “Bub” Cooper

Vietnam Veteran Dies December 22, 2019 H.D. “Bub” Cooper, 72, died December 22, 2019. Bub was born on June 20, 1947 to Ted and Elsie Dempsey Cooper in Summerville. Bub graduated from Trion High School in 1965 and the University of Georgia in 1969. He went on to serve in Vietnam that same year after…

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Violet Rammie Parsons

Mrs. Violet Rammie Parsons, age 91, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at Erlanger Health Systems, Chattannooga. Mrs. Parsons was born September 21, 1928, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late Harlan Lee and Nettie Louise Donald Kinsey.  She was a homemaker and was the oldest living member of Fisher’s Chapel United Methodist…

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Bobby Scott “Ace” Blalock

Mr. Bobby Scott “Ace” Blalock, age 57, of Menlo, GA, died Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Mr. Blalock was born December 28, 1962, in Summerville, GA, son of Martha Sue Posey Morgan and the late Bobby Joe Blalock.  He was currently employed with Tricon and had previously worked as an auto mechanic. Mr. Blalock is survived…

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Eula Mae Blackmon

Mrs. Eula Mae Blackmon, age 86 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Blackmon was born in Ft. Payne, Alabama on July 8, 1933, daughter of the late Leon Hill and Lydia Butler Hill. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a homemaker…

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Milinda Eleen Riley

Ms. Milinda Eleen Riley, age 69, of Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Ms. Riley was born June 5, 1950, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late James W. and Kathleen Wofford Riley.  She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, had been employed at Mohawk…

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Arthur E. Reel

Mr. Arthur E. Reel, age 83 of Summerville, GA passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Reel was born May 10, 1936 in Section, AL. He was the son of the late Emmitt Arthur Reel and Viola Brogden Reel. He retired after being in construction work for many years. …

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Kelvin Clark (Casey) Jones

MR. KELVIN CLARK (CASEY) JONES, age 61, of LaFayette, Georgia passed away Friday night in a Chattanooga hospital following a short illness. He was born on November 30, 1958, in Yuma, Arizona, to the late Billy Clark Jones and Molly Hill Jones. Casey attended the Old Way Baptist Church and was a retired truck driver. In…

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Louella Jane Williams

Mrs. Louella Jane Williams, age 99 of Summerville, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Williams was born in Cherokee County, Georgia on November 24, 1920, daughter of the late William Thomas Keown and Ollie Myrtle Reece Keown. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist…

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Milinda Eleen Riley

Ms. Milinda Eleen Riley, age 69, of Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Ms. Riley was born June 5, 1950, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late James W. and Kathleen Wofford Riley.  She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, had been employed at Mohawk…

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(Updated) Larry E. Mann

MR. LARRY E. MANN, AGE 56, of Menlo, Georgia, passed away Tuesday morning, January 28, 2020, in a Rome hospital. Born in Walker County, Georgia on April 9, 1963, He was a son of William Henry (Gene) and Frances Mae McGraw Mann, who survive. Mr. Mann was the Second Reader at The First Church of…

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Joe Henry Burse

Mr. Joe Henry Burse age 83 of Summerville, GA passed away Saturday- January 25, 2020 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Burse was born October 1, 1936 in LaFayette, GA, son of the late Joe Spencer Burse and Ruth Virginia Stamper. He was retired from Mt Vernon Mills. In addition to his parents, he was…

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Barbara Ann Reynolds

Ms. Barbara Ann Reynolds, age 74, of Trion, GA, died Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Ms. Reynolds was born September 13, 1945, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late Willie Lee and Myrtle Teems Reynolds.  She was a homemaker.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by brothers,…

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