Area Obituaries

Dedra Ann Kever Strickland

Mrs. Dedra Ann Kever Strickland, age 73 of Summerville, GA took her first step into Heaven and met her Savior face to face Sunday- April 29, 2018 at National Healthcare Center of Rossville. Dedra was born September 6, 1944 in Tallassee, FL to the late Major Luther Davis and Dorothy Inez Kyle Kever of Hosford,…

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Jack Wayne Crowe

Mr. Jack Wayne Crowe, age 75, of Columbus, GA, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Crowe was born April 17, 1943, in Summerville, GA, son of the late James William and Mary Francis McWhorter Crowe.  Prior to his retirement, he was a self-employed truck driver. Mr. Crowe is survived by his…

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Jessie Lou Bethune

Jessie Lou Bethune, age 86 of Rossville, formerly of Trion, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in a Ft. Oglethorpe nursing center. Mrs. Bethune was born in Hamilton, Alabama on April 23, 1932, daughter of the late James Monroe Howell and Nicie Sumner Howell. She was a member of the Trion Heights Baptist Church and…

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Carol Ann Martin-Rush

Mrs. Carol Ann Martin-Rush, age 70 of Menlo, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Rush was born in Doylestown, PA on April 6, 1948, daughter of the late Duane Carpenter, Sr. and Katherine Frances Rogers Arnold. She was a member of the Central Avenue Baptist Church, WMU, and…

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Florene Smith

Florene Smith, age 81 of Summerville, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Smith was born in Walker County, Georgia on May 13, 1936, daughter of the late Alvin L. Lowrance and Cora Williams Lowrance. She was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church and was formerly employed with Barwick Mills. She…

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Bobbie Frank Boss

Mrs. Bobbie Frank Boss, age 86 of Trion, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Oak View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Boss was born in Summerville, Georgia on May 4, 1931, daughter of the late Leonard P. Scoggins and Bessie A. Hawkins Scoggins. She was a member of the Trion First Baptist Church…

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Brenda Anderson Morrow

Mrs. Brenda Anderson Morrow, age 64, of Rome passed away April 19, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Morrow was born on September 14, 1953, in Summerville, a daughter of the late Charles Richard Anderson and Julia Pauline Huff Anderson. She was employed with Floyd Medical Center for 27 years. She loved being outdoors and loved…

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Collie Lee “Butch” Young III

Collie Lee “Butch” Young III, age 55, of Summerville, GA, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Young was born October 26, 1962, in Trion, GA, son of Alice Faye Campbell Bagley and the late Collie Lee Young, Jr.  He was a member of the New Generation Church and was employed…

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Lucy E. Weems

A graveside service for Mrs. Lucy E. Weems, 76, of Jacksonville, will be at 1 PM (EST) on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Green Hills Memorial Park in Summerville, GA. The family will receive friends 6-8 (CST) PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Jacksonville United Methodist Church. Mrs. Weems passed away on Monday, April 16,…

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Raymond Robert Thompson

Mr. Raymond Robert Thompson,  90, of Summerville, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Thompson was born in Section, Alabama on March 14, 1928, son of the late William Con Thompson and Lena Baugh Thompson. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the United States Army and the…

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James Samuel Plummer

James Samuel Plummer, age 92 of Trion, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Plummer was born in Trion, Georgia on November 15, 1925, son of the late Samuel Ernest Plummer and Gladys Worsham Plummer. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, the…

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Shannon Wayne Norsworthy

Shannon Wayne Norsworthy, age 31, of Lyerly, GA, died Monday, April 16, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Shannon was born February 3, 1987.  He had attended West Berryton Faith Temple and previously attended the Lookout Mountain Community Services Kaleidoscope Day Program.  He enjoyed riding, spending time outside, planting flowers, and especially loved music.  He…

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