Area Obituaries

Clyde “Steve” Butler

Mr. Clyde “Steve” Butler, age 67 of Summerville, GA passed away Friday- June 19, 2020 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Butler was born January 29, 1953 in Trion, GA to the late Charles and Audrey Maples Butler. He was retired from Mowhak Industries, of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed hunting and selling concessions at craft…

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James Marvin “Jimmy” Childers, Jr

Mr. James Marvin “Jimmy” Childers, Jr., age 61, of Trion, GA, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Childers was born June 19, 1958, son of Mary Laura Ann Smith Childers and the late James Marvin Childers, Sr.  He was a member of Old Path Baptist Church and was a self-employed mechanic.  In…

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Opal Pickle Smith

MRS. OPAL PICKLE SMITH, age 95, of New Rosedale Road, Armuchee, Georgia, passed away Friday evening, June 19, 2020, in a Rome health care. A native of Lyerly, Georgia, She was born to the late Marvin Bishop and Nellie Margaret Brady Pickle on July 8, 1924. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Floyd- Springs…

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Phyllis Marie Battles

MRS. PHYLLIS MARIE BATTLES, age 65, of Foster Manning Road, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in a Rome hospital. She was born in Albany, Georgia on January 17, 1955, to the late Buddy K. and Dorothy Taylor Payne. Mrs. Battles was retired floor manager at Century Glove. She was preceded in death…

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Dorothy Adelle “Delle” Trammell

Mrs. Dorothy Adelle “Delle” Trammell, age 77, of Summerville, GA, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Trammell was born November 17, 1942, in Summerville, GA, daughter of the late Ed Roland Alexander and Dora Imojean Willingham Boutwell.  She was a homemaker and had attended Living Waters Ministries.  In addition…

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Robbie Jean Lowry

Mrs. Robbie Jean Lowry, age 88, of Armuchee, GA, died Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Lowry was born July 20, 1931, in Haralson County, GA, daughter of the late Dewey Charles and Legaria Dooley Cook.  She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Klopman Mills. …

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Marie Hawkins Wofford

Marie Hawkins Wofford passed away Thursday, June 4th at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation after a brief illness and a long battle against the devastating and corrosive effects of Alzheimer’s Disease.  At 89 years of age and a long-time resident of Menlo, she always considered herself a child of Lookout Mountain and longed to return home…

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Carol Athel Lemming

Mrs. Carol Athel Lemming, age 70, of Trion, GA, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Lemming was born June 7, 1949, in LaFayette, GA, daughter of the late Clarence and Athel Ware Collins.  She was retired from Color Spectrum and was Baptist by faith.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lemming…

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Carrie Mell (Wood) Mitchell

Ms. Carrie Mell Mitchell, age 86, of Menlo, GA, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, at her residence. Ms. Mitchell was born March 31, 1934, in Cherokee County, AL, daughter of the late Coleman Hill Wood and Edra Helms Wood.  She was of the Baptist faith, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Mount…

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Donna Lee Longley Band

Mrs. Donna Lee Longley Bandy, age 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 11, 2020, after a long and difficult fight with cancer. The disease robbed Donna of her life on this earth, but now she walks the streets of gold, hand and hand with Jesus. Donna was a simple soul…

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L.C. Price

MR. L. C. PRICE, age 84, of Pine Hill Drive, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, at his residence. He was born in Chattoogaville Community, Lyerly, Georgia on October 21, 1935, to the late Nish and Haney McClusky Price. Mr. Price was a member of the Palm Springs AME Zion Church, a Veteran…

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Robert Baker

Local Historian Dies April 15, 2020 Mr. Robert Spence Baker, 90, Stockbridge, died April 15, 2020. Mr. Baker was retired from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, a member of First Baptist Church Jonesboro and Historian of the Chattooga County Historical Society. His parents, Joel and Bonnie Baker and son, Lindsay Baker died earlier. Surviving…

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