Area Obituaries

(UPDATED) BARBARA ANN TEAGUE GORHAM

MRS. BARBARA ANN TEAGUE GORHAM, age 76, of Orchard Hill Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, morning, September 18, 2018, at her residence.  A native of Trion, Georgia, was born to the late Cecil Benjamin and Nettie Rudell Fell Deering, on July 12, 1942.  She was a member of New Antioch Baptist Church, was retired from Mohawk…

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Mary Elizabeth Rogers

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rogers, age 87, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Rogers was born in Lindale, Georgia on July 23, 1931, daughter of the late General Jefferson Grogan and the late Odessa Sartin Grogan.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Billy Grogan.  Mrs. Rogers…

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Danette Jett

Danette Jett Shaw Retiree Dies Sept. 2018 Mrs. Danette Brooks Jett, 64, Summerville, died Sept. 12 at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome. She was born Dec. 29, 1953 to the late LeRoy Brooks and Betty J. Bennett Brooks. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and was retired from Shaw Industries. One…

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Michael “Cody” Fulmer

Mr. age 30 of Summerville, GA departed this life Saturday- September 15, 2018 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Fulmer was born August 26, 1988 in Rome, GA to Michael “Anky” Fulmer and the late Tonya Taylor. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and was employed by KD Cycles. He loved his children and enjoyed spending…

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(Updated) John Robert Marshall, Jr.

Mr. John Robert Marshall age 63 of Lyerly, GA passed away Friday September 14, 2018 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Marshall was born December 16, 1954 in Chattanooga, TN to the late John Robert and Jane Brooks Marshall. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Cynthia Brooks. Mr. Marshall is…

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Edna Delilah Edenfield

Mrs. Edna Delilah Edenfield, age 78 of Summerville, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.   Mrs. Edenfield was born in Trion, Georgia on April 20, 1940, daughter of the late Joe Cleghorn and Mizzie Maddux Cleghorn Brown. She was a member of the New Generations Church of God…

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(UPDATED) Montie Jo Bentley

Mrs. Montie Jo Bentley, age 75, of Lyerly, GA, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Bentley was born December 8, 1942, in Arab, AL, daughter of the late Jack and Myra Brooks West.  She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Mohawk. …

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SARALYN SUE THOMAS

MRS. SARALYN SUE THOMAS, age 85, of Old Highway #27, Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Her residence.  She was born in LaFayette, Georgia on November 3, 1932, a daughter of the late William Russell (Tut) Parker and Margaret Opal Hill Parker.  Mrs. Thomas was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church and was retired…

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Earl Vinson Williams

Mr. Earl Vinson Williams, age 95, of LaFayette, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Mr. Williams was born the son of Warner Vinson Williams and Verna Lee (Wright) Williams in Roanoke, Alabama on June 11, 1923.  He spent his boyhood years on the family farm. Mr. Williams served our country honorably in World War…

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Judy Ann Dockery Palmer

Judy Ann Dockery Palmer, 57, of LaFayette passed away Saturday, September 08, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, David Palmer of LaFayette; daughter, Brandie (Jason) Davis; son, Matt Palmer all of LaFayette; sisters, Wanda Mitchell of LaFayette and Linda (Charlie Everett) Wigley of Summerville; brother, Ralph Dockery, Jr. of East Ridge;…

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(Updated) Mary Russo

Mary Dawn Russo, age 44, of Summerville, GA, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mary was born December 12, 1973, in Pontiac, MI, daughter of Harlan Monroe and Pamela Jean Brown Cook.  She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Beaulieu of America.  She was…

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JOSEPH HOUSTON (JOE) POTTER

JOSEPH HOUSTON (JOE) POTTER, age 87, of Lyerly, Georgia passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at his residence.  Mr. Potter was born in Chattanooga,  Tennessee on September 30, 1930, a son of the late William Joseph and Elsie Ragland Potter.  He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department and a Veteran of…

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