Area Obituaries

Jimmy Wright

Jimmy Wright, age 80, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Friday, November 30, 2018, at Gwinnett Medical Center. A native of Chattooga County, Mr. Wright was born April 27, 1938, in Trion, GA, son of the late Grover Cleveland and Minnie Eleanor Wright.  He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and prior to his…

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Doris G. Ford

Doris G. Ford, age 78 of Trion, Georgia passed away Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.   Mrs. Ford was born June 1, 1940, daughter of the late Alfred Lee Brown and Mattie Ruth Maddux. She was a member of the United Christian Fellowship and prior to retirement, was employed…

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Demarcus Etchison

Mr. Demarcus Mashawn Etchison, age 41 of Summerville, Georgia passed away unexpectedly November 26, 2018 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Etchison was born in Rome, Georgia on September 6, 1977, son of William Paul Etchison and Yvonne Thompson Etchison. He was a member of the Thomas Chapel Baptist Church and was self…

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(Updated) John Wade, Jr.

JOHN WADE, JR. – Age 83, Of Summerville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the residence. John Wade, Jr. was born in Chattooga, County to the late John Wade Sr. and Fonnie Perry Wade on August 20, 1933 and received his education at Oak Hill School and graduated from Chattooga County Training…

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Frances Lucille Parden

Frances Lucille Parden, age 86, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2018. She was a longtime resident of Chickamauga and a member of Chickamauga Church of Christ. Frances was preceded in death by her husbands, Ray Henry, Norman Byrd and Julius Parden; parents, John and Annie Wrape; siblings, Bill (Doris Ann) Wrape, Nellie (John) Godfrey, Joe…

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Little Miss Gwendolyn Marie McCann

Little Miss Gwendolyn Marie McCann, 5 month old daughter of Jasmine McCann and Anthony Lewis passed away unexpectedly Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Floyd Medical Center. She was born in Rome, Georgia on June 17, 2018.   Little Gwendolyn is survived by her parents, Jasmine McCann and Anthony Lewis; sister, Sutton Lewis; brothers, Raylen…

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James “Jim” Earl Meredith

James Earl Meredith (Jim), 88, of Summerville, passed away Monday night at Redmond Regional Medical Center with his family at his side.  A native of Greenville, Mississippi, he graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineer and from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Master’s in Business Administration.…

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(Updated) John Henry Perry

MR. JOHN HENRY PERRY – Age 79, of Silver Creek, Georgia and formerly Summerville, Georgia passed away Monday, November 26, 2018. He retired from Inland Container Company after thirty nine years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ligon Perry and Allie Knowles Perry, sisters, Georgia Ann Stewart, Louise Bush, Madeline…

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Mattie Louise Palmer Bruce

Mattie Louise Palmer Bruce, age 83, of LaFayette went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 25, 2018. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She attended Fairview South Baptist Church. Her early working career she worked as a supervisor for the LaFayette Shirt Factory and later…

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MARIE GRAZIA STANFIELD

MRS. MARIE GRAZIA STANFIELD, 71, of Rome, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2018.             Surviving is Her, husband, David E. Stanfield.             Graveside service was held Friday, November 23rd, in Summerville Cemetery, with Rev. Sean Wegener officiating.             Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.

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Ina Ray Hunter

Mrs. Ina Ray Hunter, age 76 of Summerville, passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness.    Mrs. Hunter was born in Trion, Georgia on June 25, 1941, daughter of the late James Rutherford and Ruth Hammonds Rutherford. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist Faith.   Mrs.…

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Michelle Lynn Evans

Michelle Lynn Evans, age 48, of Summerville, GA, died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Miss Evans was born March 5, 1970, in Rome, GA, daughter of Carol Elaine Ratliff Evans and the late Doyal Ray Evans. She was a member of Silver Hill Baptist Church and had worked as a Certified…

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