Area Obituaries

Leonard Smith

LEONARD SMITH, age 88, of Dogwood Circle, Lyerly, Georgia passed away Sunday afternoon at his residence.  Born in Pisgah, Alabama on August 7, 1930, he was a son of the late Robert (Bob Lee) Smith and Lula Smith.  Mr. Smith was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church, a Veteran of the U. S.…

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Louise Stoker

LOUISE STOKER, age 95, of Bittings Avenue, Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday afternoon in the local nursing home.  A native of Fannin County, Georgia, She was born to the late Andrew J. and Dora Stepp Campbell on October 14, 1923.  Mrs. Stoker was a member of Springcreek Baptist Church, a homemaker, and was preceded in…

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Darlia Elaine Minard

Mrs. Darlia Elaine Minard age 44, of Summerville, GA passed away Sunday- April 7, 2019 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Minard was born January 14, 1975 in Rome, GA to Roy L. Mason and Jan Stancil Prince. She was an L.P.N. and was employed with Lookout Mountain Community Services. She is preceded in death…

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FRANCES MAXEY HOLT

MRS. FRANCES MAXEY HOLT, age 86, of Jenkins Gap Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday, April 5, 2019, evening at her residence.  A native Chattooga Countian, She was born to the late Dewey Maxey, Sr. and Myrtle Maynor Maxey, on January 6, 1933.  Mrs. Holt was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church, a homemaker, and…

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Franklin “Frankie” Blackmon Jr.

Mr. Franklin “Frankie” Blackmon, Jr., age 40, of Madera, CA, formerly of Summerville, GA, passed away Friday March 29, 2019, at his residence.  Mr. Blackmon was born March 16, 1979, in Ft Oglethorpe, GA, the son of Roy Blackmon, Sr. and Shelia Nelson Dobson. Mr. Blackmon was a self employed mechanic. Survivors include his children,…

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Rev. John Paul Parker Sr.

Rev. John Paul Parker Sr., age 86, of LaFayette went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, April 05, 2019. Rev. Parker was born in 1933 to the late Logan Lee Parker and Eunice Johnson Parker. He married the love of his life, the late Edith Mae King Parker on June 03, 1960.…

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Vickie Diane Cleveland

Vickie Diane Cleveland, age 65, of Centre, AL, died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Cleveland was born July 8, 1953, in Summerville, GA, daughter of J. T. Rich and the late Lucille Hunter Rich.  Prior to her retirement, she was employed with The Community Shop in Gore, and most recently, Mapco of…

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Robert “Bob” Joe Robertson

Mr. Robert “Bob” Joe Robertson, age 83, of Murfreesboro, TN passed away Friday, February 22, 2019. He was born in Gordon Co., GA to the late James W. and Annie Whitfield Robertson. Mr. Robertson was an associate engineer for the TVA. He was a faithful member of Belle Aire Baptist Church and proudly served his…

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Edith Odon Willmon

Mrs. Edith Odon Willmon, age 60 of the Pennville Community, Summerville, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Willmon was born in Eastern Samar, Philippines on June 18, 1958, daughter of the late Donato Odon and Semiona Quilbio Odon. She was a member of the Central Avenue Baptist Church and had been…

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Mildred Sue Pemberton

Mrs. Mildred Sue Pemberton, age 79 of Summerville, GA passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Pemberton was born December 16, 1939 in Lyerly, GA to the late Joe C. and Edna Dooley Reynolds. She was retired from Mount Vernon Mills and attended North Summerville Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents,…

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Thomas Grady “Tom” Henning

Mr. Thomas Grady “Tom” Henning, age 51, of Cedar Bluff, AL, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Henning was born May 9, 1967, in Beaufort, SC, son of the late Ronald Edward and Dolores Elaine Mickley Henning.  He was of the Catholic Faith, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Best…

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Terry Lee Evans

Terry Lee Evans, age 59, of Summerville, GA, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Evans was born November 24, 1959, in Panama City, FL, son of the late Robert Lee “Bob” and Doris Pauline “Dot” Morrow Evans.  He was of the Baptist Faith and was a self-employed welder.  In addition to…

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