Area Obituaries

Mary Elizabeth Lyons

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Lyons age 53 of Summerville, GA, died Sunday- January 27, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Lyons was born December 31, 1966, in Rome, GA to the late Fredrick and Doris Turnmire.  She was of the Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her husband; David Lyons, parents; brother Dickey Turnmire, and…

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FRANCES RUTH SILLS

MRS. FRANCES RUTH SILLS, age 60, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Sunday morningin an Atlanta hospital.  Born in Huntsville, Alabama on September 1, 1958, She was a daughter of the late James and Daisy Stella Pope Rollins.  Mrs. Sills was a homemaker.             Surviving are children, James Brown, Chrystal Brown, Sandra Brown, Wade Brown, Curtis…

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Mary Bessie Elizabeth Slayton

Mary Bessie Elizabeth Slayton, age 81, of Summerville, GA, died Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Slayton was born November 12, 1937, in Menlo, GA, daughter of the late John and Nannie Searels Cleveland.  She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Slayton was…

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Sarah Moore Driggers

Mrs. Sarah Moore Driggers, age 80, of Menlo, GA, died Saturday, January 26, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Driggers was born April 24, 1938, in Fort Myers, FL, daughter of the late John William and Willie Mae Miller Turner.  Prior to her retirement, she had been employed with Menlo Lucky’s Supermarket.  In addition to her…

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Matthew Lee Thompson

Matthew Lee Thompson, 35, of Armuchee Georgia, took his final steps home in January 2019. He was born January 14th, 1984, in Austell, Georgia and was dearly loved by his family.  Affectionately known as “Matty” and Uncle Matthew”, he was a cherished son who loved his family and especially treasured his two daughters. Matthew loved the…

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Richard Sanders

Mr. Richard Sanders, 83, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Services for Mr. Sanders will be Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Pond Spring AME Zion Church, Taliaferro Springs Rd. Lyerly, Georgia 30730. He will lie in-state from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of service. Interment will…

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Brad Earl Johnson

MR. BRAD EARL JOHNSON, age 49, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Thursday evening in a Rome hospital.  He was born in Rome, Georgia on April 8, 1969, a son of the late Earl Franklin Johnson and Frances Estelle Gorham Johnson, who survives.  Mr. Johnson was an entrepreneur and was preceded in death by father-in-law, Lamar…

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Misty N. Bryson

Miss Misty Nichole Bryson, age 34, of LaFayette, GA, died Friday, January 25, 2019, at her aunt’s residence in Trion. Miss Bryson was born March 13, 1984, in Rome, GA, daughter of Lesia Faye Barr and Harold Ross Timmons. She was Baptist by faith. Miss Bryson is survived by her son, Josiah Wayne Ross Bruce;…

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Hoyt Paul Nations

Hoyt Paul Nations, age 73, of Trion, GA, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019, at his residence. Mr. Nations was born May 12, 1945, son of the late Lester Lawrence, JR, and Lena May Bartlett Nations.  He was retired from Shaw Industries. He was also preceded in death by grandmother, Lillian Irene Wooten Nations, grandfather,…

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Linda Sue Chamlee

Mrs. Linda Sue Chamlee, age 69, of Trion, GA, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Chamlee was born December 8, 1949, in Resaca, GA, daughter of the late Robert Lee “R. L.” Southerland and Ruby Lee Cagle Southerland. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Best Manufacturing. Mrs. Chamlee…

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Doris Irene Bryan

Mrs. Doris Irene Bryan, age 87 of Trion, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Bryan was born in Subligna, Georgia on September 8, 1931, daughter of the late Virgil Gentry and Ida Viola “Daisy” Walker Gentry. She loved to garden, going to yard sales, making and making crafts, but her…

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Rodrick “Rod” Henry Nichols

Mr. Rodrick “Rod” Henry Nichols age 52 of Mentone, AL passed away Saturday- January 19, 2019 at Crossville Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Nichols was born December 9, 1966 in Trion, GA, to Henry and Virginia Jo Johnson Nichols. He was a member of the Chesterfield Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army.…

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