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Area Obituaries

James Lee

Regal Mfg. Employee Dies March 28, 2018 James Boyd Lee, 52, Teloga, died March 29 in a local hospital. James was born Nov. 22, 1965, in Walker County, a son of the late George Boyd Lee and Etta Lucille Adams Lee. He was a member of Teloga Baptist Church and worked at Regal Manufacturing Company…

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Billy Tucker

Constriction Retiree Dies March 31, 2018 Billy Gerald Tucker, 64, Rome, died Saturday at his residence following a lengthy illness. Mr. Tucker was born in Atlanta on Nov. 9, 1953, son of the late J.B. Tucker and the late Doris Adell Sitten Tucker. Two brothers, Jack Astin and Randy Tucker died earlier. Mr. Tucker was…

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Juanita Farmer

Best Mfg. Retiree Dies March 31, 2018 Mrs. Juanita Barksdale Green Farmer, 78, Ft. Payne, Ala., formerly of Cloudland, died Saturday at the home of her daughter in Ft. Payne, Ala. Mrs. Farmer was born Feb. 8, 1940, in Summerville, the daughter of the late Lemmuel and Frances Barksdale. She was retired from Best Manufacturing…

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Janet Lee

Wometco Retiree Dies April 1, 2018 Ms. Janet Sue Lee, 59, Summerville, died suddenly Sunday at her residence following an extended illness. Janet was born in Summerville, on Aug. 23, 1959, daughter of Billie Joe Lee and the late Maxine Reynolds Lee. She was a 1976 graduate of Chattooga High School where she participated in…

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Joseph Ashley

Beckett Wire Retiree Dies April 2, 2018 Joseph Wayne Ashley, 70, Summerville, died Monday at Floyd Medical Center, Rome. Mr. Ashley was born Aug. 1, 1947, in Oak Ridge, Tenn., son of the late Arvine Hill and Lou Dean Lowe Ashley. He was a member of Summerville Presbyterian Church and prior to his retirement, was…

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Shorty Turner

Shorty Turner Bigelow-Sanford Retiree Dies April 2, 2018 James Alfred “Shorty” Turner, 92, Summerville, died Monday in Cartersville. Mr. Turner was born Oct. 28, 1925, in Aragon, son of the late Melvin and Cleo Turner. He was a member of the Church of God and prior to his retirement, was employed with Bigelow-Sanford. In addition…

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