Area Obituaries

Olan Ray “Ray Billy” Bishop, II

Mr. Olan Ray “Ray Billy” Bishop, II, age 53, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in the comfort of his home in Silver Creek, surrounded by his loving family and friends following a long battle with cancer. Ray Billy was born in Rome, Georgia on April 25, 1965, son of the late Olan Ray…

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James “Junior” Larry Smith

James Larry Smith (“Junior”) passed away of natural causes in his home in Trion, Georgia on January 13, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Elsie Smith of Trion, Georgia. Howard had been a supervisor for Regal Textile Mills and Elsie had been a nurse for the Trion hospital. Larry was…

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Brenda Sue Goddard

Mrs. Brenda Sue Goddard, age 69, of Adairsville, GA, died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Goddard was born January 20, 1949, daughter of the late Charles and Anna Cooper Clayton.  She was employed with Mapco.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Goddard;…

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Antje Pyroth Lowry

  Antje Pyroth Lowry, 75, Hertford, N. C. died peacefully in her home with family members by her side on Jan. 7. Mrs. Lowry was born in Hamburg, Germany on Jan. 31, 1943, and was the daughter of the late Alfons and Laura Maria Franzica Brehm Pyroth. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, she retired…

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Harry L. Kelley

Harry L. Kelley, age 89, of West Armuchee passed away at home on Friday afternoon January 11, 2019 following a long battle with lung cancer.   He was looking forward to being able bodied in heaven and ready to resume the work of building houses that he always loved. He was a member of Subligna…

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(Updated) Thomas Tucker Sr.

MR. THOMAS NELSON TUCKER, SR. age 79, of Menlo, GA, passed away Sunday- January 13, 2019, in Redmond Medical Center. Mr. Tucker was born January 21, 1939 in Jamestown, AL to the late James and Julia Deering Tucker. He was retired from best Manufacturing and was a member of Pentecostal Power Ministries. He is preceded…

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(Updated) Susan Bullard

MRS. SUSAN BULLARD, AGE 67, of Gaylesville, AL, passed away Sunday January 13, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Bullard was born July 27, 1951 in Trion, GA. She is the daughter of Carl Ray and Sussie Lou Armstrong Glenn.  She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her first husband Max Hudgins and…

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(Updated) Shirley Wofford

Mrs. Shirley Frances Wofford, age 82, of Gaylesville, AL, passed away Friday-January 11, 2019, in Centre, AL. Mrs. Wofford was born February 22, 1936, in Lafayette, GA, the daughter of the late J.C. and Gladys Webb.  She was retired from the Roper Corporation and was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Gordon Wofford; brothers,…

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MARGARET YORK LANGSTON

MRS. MARGARET YORK LANGSTON, age 75, of McCollum Street, Trion, Georgia passed away Friday afternoon, January 11, 2019, in a Rome hospital.  She was born in Summerville, Georgia on March 26, 1943 to the late Walter D. and Sally West York.  Mrs. Langston was a Christian, was retired nursing clerk for Oakview Nursing & Rehab…

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(Updated) Sharon Dale Mitchell

Ms. Sharon Dale Mitchell age 72 of Summerville, GA died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Floyd Medical Center. Ms. Mitchell was born February 2, 1946, in Atlanta, GA, daughter of the late Dolph Edward Barnes and Alice Reynee Merritt Barnes. She was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills and was of the Baptist Faith.  In addition…

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Jimmy David Dooley

Jimmy David Dooley, age 66, of Midland, Georgia, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Services to honor Mr. Dooley will be held in the Edgewood Hall of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus, Georgia 31907 on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 12:00 Noon with Reverend Dr.…

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Jodie Alexander Rowell, Jr

Mr. Jodie Alexander Rowell, Jr. age 72 of Rome, died Tuesday morning following a lengthy illness. Mr. Rowell was born June 28, 1946 in Cedartown, GA son of the late Jodie Alexander Rowell, Sr. and Catherine Johnson Rowell. Before his retirement Mr. Rowell had been employed with General Electric Co. with over 33 years of…

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