Area Obituaries

Emma Mae Gallimore

Mrs. Emma Mae Gallimore, age 86, of Mentone, AL, died Thursday, June 25, 2020, at her residence. Mrs. Gallimore was born May 12, 1934, in Deerlodge, TN, daughter of the late Luther Burton White and Ruah Mae Innis White.  She was a homemaker and attended Sallie Howard Memorial Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs.…

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Evelyn Lee Mathews Braddy

Evelyn Lee Mathews Braddy, age 87 of Trion, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the residence of her daughter in Cartersville, Georgia following an extended illness. Mrs. Braddy was born in LaFayette, Ga.  on October 10, 1932, daughter of the late Jesse M. Mathews and Bessie Hobbs Mathews.  She was a member of the…

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Deborah Ann Price

 Deborah Ann Price, age 60 of Summerville, passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Price was born in Trion, Georgia on May 3, 1960, daughter of the late Leonard Cochran and Georgia Mae Goodson Cochran.  She was a devoted member of the Wayside Baptist Church, and was formerly employed with IH Services. …

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James T. Persons, Jr.

James T. Persons, Jr., age 84 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Persons was born in Sylacauga, Alabama on February 4, 1936, son of the late James T. Persons, Sr. and Beulah Mae Duffie Persons.  He graduated from the B.B. Comer Memorial High School in Sylacauga,…

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Gorden Beryl Nixon

Gorden Beryl Nixon, age 82, of Rome, GA, died Monday, June 22, 2020, at his residence. Mr. Nixon was born October 7, 1937, in Menlo, GA, son of the late James and Bessie Duton Nixon.  He was Baptist by faith, and prior to his retirement, was employed as a truck driver with Kerr Ready Mix. …

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Dustin K. Long

Dustin Keith Long, age 25 of Lyerly, GA passed away unexpectedly Saturday- June 20, 2020. Mr. Long was born January 31, 1995 in Rome, GA to James R. Watkins and Shanika A. Long. He was a Christian and was employed by Smith Iron Works. He was a talented welder and enjoyed riding motorcycles with family…

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Roy Lee Mason

Roy Lee Mason, age 68, of Summerville, GA passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Mason was born October 17, 1951, in Trion, GA to the late Robert and Pauline Wesson Mason. He had worked at Best Manufacturing, Smith Iron Works, and J-Bar.  Mr. Mason enjoyed spending time with his children. …

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Aubrey Galloway

Aubrey Galloway, age 65, of Mentone, AL, died Monday, June 22, 2020, at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Galloway was born January 7, 1955, son of the late Jerry Galloway and Elizabeth Cash Langston.  He was Baptist by faith, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Mohawk Industries.  In addition to his parents, he was…

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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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