Area Obituaries

(Updated) Larry Paul Allmon

Mr. Larry Paul Allmon, age 70, of Summerville, GA, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mr. Allmon was born March 11, 1948, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Cecil and Ethel Johns Allmon.  He was Baptist by faith was retired from the textile industry.  In addition to his parents,…

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(Updated) Loray Bynum Byars

Mr. Loray Bynum “Buddy” Byars, age 90, of Rome, GA (Formerly of Summerville, GA) died Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Byars was born February 26, 1928, in Summerville, GA, son of the late John L. Byars and Louise Bynum Byars Hollander. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and prior to…

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W. Fay Gilmore McLeod

Mrs. W. Fay Gilmore McLeod, 58, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at a local healthcare facility. Mrs. McLeod was born on March 17, 1960, in Rome, GA, to the late Albert Gilmore and the late Laura Mize Gilmore. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Ard McLeod, and by…

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(Upated) David Glenn Ramey

David Glenn Ramey age 73 of Henagar died Sunday, February 3 at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, FL.  Funeral services are Saturday at 2 pm ct at Corner Stone Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in Henagar Memorial Park.  Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 pm Friday and 10 am until service time on Saturday.…

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Albert Cecil Briley, Jr

Albert Cecil Briley, Jr. age 92, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, February 1, 2019 into the Lord’s embrace. Al was born in Columbus, Georgia on June 30, 1926 to the late Albert Cecil Briley, Sr. and Mamie Eugenia Lane Briley. He graduated from Columbus High School, Auburn University and received an MBA…

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JOHNNIE CHARLES WILSON

MR. JOHNNIE CHARLES WILSON, age 71, of Given Street, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at his residence, following an illness.  A native of Greeley, Colorado, He was born to the late Calvin Coolidge Wilson and Ilene Marie Hatchel Wilson on September 28, 1947.  Mr. Wilson was a retired over-the-road truck driver.             Surviving are daughters,…

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Dorothy Nell Beedles Graham

Dorothy Nell Beedles Graham died January 31, 2019 at the age 78, in Venice, Florida after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Dorothy was born February 16, 1940 in Douglasville, Georgia to Reven and Mary Loveless Beedles, who preceded her in death. She had one sister Reva Joyce Whitfield, who also preceded her in death. Dorothy…

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Clara Jo Wallin

Clara Jo Wallin, age 79, of LaFayette passed away Friday, February 1, 2019. She was a member of Fairview South Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, William “Dub” Carnes and Alma Cook Carnes; sister, Christeen Carnes Scoggins; brother, Fairley Carnes; and son-in-law, Brad Torbett. She is survived by her husband of…

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(Updated) Kenneth Rodger Wade, II

Mr. Kenneth Roger Wade, II, age 29, of Summerville, GA, died Thursday, January 31, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Wade was born September 6, 1989, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA, son of Barbara Jean Ragan Blackmon and the late Kenneth Roger Wade, I. He was employed with Toole Welding. In addition to his father,…

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(Updated) Johnny Joe Craig

Mr. Johnny Joe Craig age 69 of Summerville, GA passed away Thursday- January 31, 2019 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Craig was born March 8, 1949 in Cocoa, FL to the late Robert and Daisy Hawkins Craig. He was a carpenter and a jack of all trades. He is preceded in death by his wife,…

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JOHNNY DUKE EDWARDS

MR. JOHNNY DUKE EDWARDS, age 78, of Dry Valley Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019, in a Rome hospital following a brief illness.  He was born in Summerville, Georgia on January 7, 1941, a son of the late Duke Hamilton (Water Bill)  and Ella Mae Padgett Edwards.  Mr. Edwards loved fishing and hunting.  He was retired from the…

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(Updated) Regina Hurley

Mrs. Regina Lynn Gill Hurley, age 41, of LaFayette, GA, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Hurley was born February 4, 1977, in Rome, GA, daughter of the late John David and Barbara Jean Galloway Gill.  She was a devout wife and a homemaker for many years.  Mrs. Hurley was…

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