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William Floyd Abernathy

Submitted by Emily O'Neal
Rome News Tribune January 24, 1986

William Floyd Abernathy, Sr. 67, 400 Decatur St. died Thursday evening at a Rome hospital after a short illness. Mr. Abernathy was born in Cherokee County, Ala. Aug. 7, 1918, son of the late William Otis Abernathy and Nancy J. Young Abernathy. He was a long-time resident of Floyd County. Prior to his retirement in 1980, he was employed by Griffin Foundry as a grinder for 40 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Abernathy was preceded in death by his wife, Pearlie Horn Abernathy, Feb. 7, 1980. Survivors include a son, William Abernathy, Jr. Rome; eight daughters, Mrs. Nancy Boston, Cedar Bluff, Ala., Mrs. Jo Ann Edwards, Kingston, Mrs. Barbara Godfrey, Armuchee, Mrs. Sandra Barker, Mrs. Willie Wright, Mrs. Shirley Barker, Miss Gail Abernathy and Miss Brenda Abernathy , all of Rome; a sister, Mrs. Lillian Farmer, Rome; two brothers, Jay Abernathy and C. D. Abernathy, both of Rome; 16 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. Jackie Brooks officiating. Interment will be at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are Houston Farmer, J. L. Farmer, B. Farmer, Jack Hall, Jr. Jeff Edwards and Robert Abernathy. (note: died Jan. 23)

 

Mrs Bernice Luvada Abrams

Submitted by Emily O'Neal
Rome News Tribune September 3, 1989

Mrs. Bernice Luvada Abrams, 78, of 2003 Flannery St., died Saturday afternoon at a Rome hospital after an illness of several months. Mrs. Abrams was born in Crossville, Ala., Jan. 26, 1911, daughter of the late Ellis Reeves Norwood and Della Ann Yates Norwood. She had been a long time resident of Floyd County and was a member of the Pisgah Baptist Church. She was a home maker. Survivors include her husband, Frank Abrams to whom she was married Nov. 4, 1939; two sons, E. V. Ford, Jr. Rome and Bobby Gene Abrams, San Diego, Calif.; two brothers Ellis Reeves Norwood, Jr. Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Eston Norwood, Powder Springs; three sisters, Mrs. Melrose Williamon, Cave Spring, Mrs. Delam Freeman, Dalton and Mrs. Mabel Allen, Rome; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel of Talley Brothers Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Childers and the Rev. Ken Johnson officiating. Interment will be at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

 

Mrs. Emma Abrams

Funeral Monday At Pisgah Church
Submitted by Emily O'Neal
Rome News November 2, 1936

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Abrams, 54, who died Sunday morning at her residence, Coosa route number 1, were held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Pisgah church, with the Rev. A. B. Carnes officiating. Interment was in the Pisgah cemetery. Mrs. Abrams suffered a lingering illness.  She was born in Floyd County and spent her entire life here. She had a wide circle of friends and had been an active member of the Pisgah Methodist church for many years. Surviving her are her husband, R. W. Abrams; two sons, Frank and Bill Abrams, of Birmingham; six daughters, Mrs. G. E. Edgens, of Armuchee, Mrs. Arthur McCullough, Mrs. J. B. Johnson, Mrs. C. T. McLaughlin, of Birmingham, Mrs. J. B. Henderson, of Chattanooga, and Mrs. Arthur Hunter of Centre, Ala. Pallbearers included J. B. Henderson, C. T. McLaughlin, G. E. Edgens, George Edgens, Lee Cherry and Owen Tolbert.

 

Rev J W Abrams

Rome News Tribune March 24, 1910
Aged Pastor of the County Dies - Rev. J. W. Abrams Passes Away at His Home in Boozville Wednesday.

Lindale, March 23. -The Rev. J. W. Abrams, one of Floyd County's oldest citizens, died at his home in Boozeville Wednesday morning at 3 o'clock after a long illness. He was 80 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Abrams, who is 81 years of age, and two daughters, Mrs. Mary F. Fields, of Boozeville, and Mrs. Sallie E. Hanson, of Atlanta, and four sons, R. F. a nd D. E. Abrams of Boozville; B. L. Abrams of Lavender and J. M. Abrams of Lathonia.  The remains will be interred at Wax in the cemetery adjoining the Primitive Baptist church, of which he was a member, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. The funeral service will be held in the Primitive Baptist Church at Wax, led by the pastor of the church, the Rev. J. R. Johnson. The following are requested to act as pallbearers: L. M. Atkins, J. H. Teat, B. J. Tucker, J. G. Thomason, J. E. J. Wilkins and W. A. Chafin.  They will leave the residence in Boozville for Wax about 9 o'clock Thursday morning. Rev. Mr. Abrams served as presiding elder of the Primitive Baptist Church many years. He has been a resident of Floyd County for fifty years or more, living in Cave Spring when it was only a hamlet, before the war. He was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina, April 2, 1830, moving to this country when he was about 15 years old. He was married to Mrs. Mary Abernathy at Cartersville over sixty-one years ago. \par He served four years in the civil war, enlisting in the First Georgia regiment March 23, 1862, just forty-eight years ago exactly to date. He served in the army under General Longstreet, Colonel Morrison and Capt. Haney, was a member of Company C. He served as blacksmith for his regiment for three years. He was well known throughout this community and his death will be learned with regret by his many friends and acquaintances.

Jack Abrams

Funeral Wednesday Morning

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Rome News Tribune Feb. 9, 1943
 
Funeral services for Jack Abrams, who passed away early Monday morning, will be held from the Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock, with the Rev. J. E. Smith officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carl Cox, C. B. Camp, Wade Sharp, Vince Cox, Mack Grindstaff and Strick Burkhalter. Surviving Mr. Abrams are the widow, five daughters, Mrs. James J. Bradshaw, of Carrollton, Mrs. Buford Worthington, of Rome, Mrs. Constance Brannon, of Silver Creek, Miss Ruth Abrams, and Miss Grace Abrams, of Silver Creek, Route 1; three sons, Robert Abrams, and Fred Abrams, of Silver Creek, Route 1, and Corp. James D. Abrams, of Camp Gordon, GA; one sister, Mrs. Mary Abrams of Rome.

Mrs Maggie Jane Frazier Abrams

Rome News Tribune Dec. 11, 1979
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Maggie Jane Frazier Abrams, 1633 N, Rock Springs Road, N.E. Atlanta, formerly of Lindale, died this morning in an Atlanta hospital.Mrs. Abrams was born Oct. 12, 18186, at Lavender, daughter of the late John Asbury and Lula Long Frazier. She was a member of the Silver Creek Primitive Baptist Church at Wax. Her husband, Robert F. Abrams, died Dec. 12, 1932. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Medora Abrams, Atlanta, Mrs. Ralph Aiken, Lafayette; sons, Harvey Dan Abrams, C. R. Abrams, Atlanta, Roy F. Abrams, Cedartown, Russell Abrams and Charles Abrams, Silver Creek, W. L. Abrams, Stone Mountain, Buford Martin, Atlanta;15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home with the Rev. David Ogletree, Elder Jason Davis and the Rev. Bill Adams officiating.  Interment will be in Wax Cemetery with grandsons as pallbearers.

R F Abrams

Rome News Tribune Dec. 13, 1932
R. F. Abrams' Death Is Shock to Family; Funeral Wednesday

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

R. F. Abrams, aged 64 years, a resident of this county for the most of his life, died at his home in South Lindale Monday at 4 p.m. of a heart attack. Regardless of the fact that Mr. Abrams had been in declining health for several months and about six weeks ago had undergone an apparently successful operation his death came as a shock to the family, as he appeared to have been considerably improved in health for the past two weeks. Besides his widow, who was before their marriage, Miss Janie Frazier, he is survived by six sons, Roy, Raymond, Russell, Lee, Charles and Harvey; and three daughters, Mrs. Charles Martin, Virginia and Medora Abrams. Two brothers, D. E. Abrams, of South Lindale and Jim Abrams, of Lithonia, Ga., and one sister, Mrs. Robert Field, of Columbia, SC, also survive. Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Wax Primitive Baptist church and will be conducted ty the Rev. J. H. Johnson and Rev. Ed Dempsey. Burial will be in the cemetery at the same place. The following will act as pallbearers and are asked to meet at the residence in South Lindale Wednesday at 1 p.m., Jack Morris, Johnson Wilkins, W. J. Callaway, I. T. Penn, E. J. Simms and H. L. Hollis.

Rev J W Abrams

Rome News Tribune March 24, 1910
Rev. J. W. Abrams Passes Away at His Home in Boozville Wednesday.

Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Lindale, March 23. -The Rev. J. W. Abrams, one of Floyd County's oldest citizens, died at his home in Boozeville Wednesday morning at 3 o'clock after a long illness. He was 80 years of age. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Abrams, who is 81 years of age, and two daughters, Mrs. Mary F. Fields, of Boozeville, and Mrs. Sallie E. Hanson, of Atlanta, and four sons, R. F. a nd D. E. Abrams of Boozville; B. L. Abrams of Lavender and J. M. Abrams of Lathonia.  The remains will be interrred at Wax in the cemetery adjoining the Primitive Baptist church, of which he was a member, Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
The funeral service will be held in the Primitive Baptist Church at Wax, led by the pastor of the church, the Rev. J. R. Johnson. The following are requested to act as pallbearers: L. M. Atkins, J. H. Teat, B. J. Tucker, J. G. Thomason, J. E. J. Wilkins and W. A. Chafin. They will leave the residence in Boozville for Wax about 9 o'clock Thursday morning. Rev. Mr. Abrams served as presiding elder of the Primitive Baptist Church many years. He has been a resident of Floyd County for fifty years or more, living in Cave Spring when it was only a hamlet, before the war. He was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina, April 2, 1830, moving to this country when he was about 15 years old. He was married to Mrs. Mary Abernathy at Cartersville over sixty-one years ago. \par He served four years in the civil war, enlisting in the First Georgia regiment March 23, 1862, just forty-eight years ago exactly to date. He served in the army under General Longstreet, Colonel Morrison and Capt. Haney, was a member of Company C. He served as blacksmith for his regiment for three years. He was well known throughout this community and his death will be learned with regret by his many friends and acquaintances.

Mrs Addie Carnes Adams

Rome News Tribune, Wednesday, October, 2, 1935, column 6
Mrs. Addie Adams Dies Early Today of Sudden Attack

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Mrs. Addie Carnes Adams, 34, died suddenly this morning at 9:30 o'clock at her residence, 503 Brett's Alley. She became ill suddenly while working at the Rome Hoisery Mill this morning and was rushed to her home, where she died a few moments later. She is reported to have suffered a heart attack. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the Mark McDonald Baptist Church. The Rev. H. E. Wright, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist church, will officiate, with interment in Oakland Cemetery. The Mark McDonald quartette will render appropriate hymns during services. Mrs. Adams was born and reared in Floyd County and had spent her entire life here. She was a member of the Mark McDonald church. Surviving her are her husband, J. A. Adams [Jessie Allen]; one daughter Edna; four sons, James, Donald, Harvey, and Leon Adams; her mother, Mrs. King Carnes, all of Rome; three sisters, Mrs. Maggie Harris, of Birmingham, Mrs. Nellie Fortenberry, of Calhoun, Mrs. L. S. Adams, of Rome; one brother, Turk Carnes, of Rome, and several nieces and nephews.
The following pallbearers are requested to meet at the residence at 3:15 o'clock; Robert Poole, Price Hale, J.C. Brewer, Boyd Nichols, Carl Bagwell, and James McJunkin.

 

 

Charles Henry Adams

Rome News Tribune, Wednesday, March 8, 1972, page 2A

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Charles Henry Adams, 88, of 110 S. Main Street, Adairsville, died Tuesday in a Rome hospital following several days of illness. He was born in Bartow County July 6, 1883, son of the late Robert Adams and Becky Fountain Adams and had spent all of his life in the Barnsley and Adairsville Communities. Adams was a retired employee of Klopman Mills, Shannon Division, and was a member of the Barnsley United Methodist Church. His wife the former Carrie Bell Reeves, died May 7, 1963. Surviving are two sons, Timmie W. Adams, Kingston, Rte 1, and A.S. Adams of Adairsville, two daughters, Bronnie Sullins, Rte. 1, Kingston and Mrs. Bridgett Pelfrey, Adairsville, one brother, George Adams, Kingston Rte. 1; 7 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Barnsley United Methodist Church with the Revs. Don Anderson and George Seigler officiating. Barton-Jennings Funeral Home has charge of the body. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Clayton E Adams

Rome New Tribune, Sunday, July 17, 1988

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Clayton E. Adams, 70, of 28 Sheffield Road N.E. died Friday evening at a Rome hospital.  Mr. Adams was born in Bartow County on May 22, 1918, son of James C. Adams and Laura Davis Adams, residing in Adairsville the early part of his life where he owned and operated an auto-repair garage. For a number of years, he was chief mechanic for the Georgia State Patrol headquarters in Atlanta. For more than 20 years, he had owned and operated Sparkeys Garage in Rome. He was a Mason and of the Baptist faith. His wife, Hattie Lee Eads Adams, preceded him in death March 8, 1984. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Imogene Hamilton, Florence, Ala.; a half -brother, Neil Adams, Rome; two half -sisters, Mrs. Pauline Marion, Atlanta, and Mrs. Florence McCollum, Adairsville; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Heritage Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. William Hamilton and Parnick Jennings Sr officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.

 

 

Jackie Earline Adams

Rome Tribune Herald, January 2, 1951
Adams Infant's Services Today

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Jackie Earline Adams, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Adams, of Ohio Drive, died in a local hospital at 10:30 a.m. Monday.  In addition to the parents, the child is survived by two sisters, Judy Rachel and Brenda Jeanette; grandparents, Mrs. M.H. Adams, Lafayette, and Mrs. W. D. Freeman, Rome.  Funeral services were to have been held at 3:30 p.m. today at Jennings Chapel with the Rev. Gus Reed officiating. Interment was to have been in East View Cemetery.


 

Jesse Allen Adams

Rome News-Tribune, April 5, 1955
Jesse A. Adams' Funeral Is Today

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Funeral services for Jesse Allen Adams, 57, of Rome, who died Saturday night in an Atlanta Hospital, were held at 2:30 p.m. today at the chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. The Rev. E.S. Morris and the Rev. J.T. Payne officiated. Interment was in the family lot at Oakland Cemetery. Shanklin-Attaway Post No. 5 had charge of gravesides rites.  Surviving are the widow; father, U.S. Adams, of Rome; one daughter, Mrs. Johnny Walters, of Rome; three sons, C.L. Adams, of Tampa, Fla., James H. Adams, of Dalton and Donald R. Adams, of Marietta; seven brothers, William and Buddy, of Detroit, Mich., Griffin, of Bartow County, L.S. of Rome, Willie, of Chattanooga. Tenn., C.J., of California, Archie, of Lima Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Vadie Parrish, of Covington, Mrs. Lois Walchel and Miss Patsy Adams, both of Rome; two step-sons, Charles Whittle, Anniston, Ala., and Joe Whittle, Marietta; three step-daughters, Mrs. Lester Turley, of Germany, Mrs. Roy Eaton and Miss Mattie Glois Whittle, Marietta. Nine grandchildren also survive.

 

 

J M Adams

  Rome News Tribune, Tuesday, March 13, 1945

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

J.M. Adams Dies at 88 J.M. Adams, 88, of 7 Wimpee St, died in a local hospital at 830 o'clock this morning after an illness of six months.  Born in Cartersville, May 9, 1856, he spent most of his life in Rome, and was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his wife in 1921, and since that time he has made his home with his granddaughter, Mrs. Annie Belle Satterfield. He is survived by a daughter, Amanda Snowden, of Fairfield, Ala., a brother F.B. Adams of Kingston, 21 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 330 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of the Jennings Funeral Home. The Rev. H.F. Joyner will officiate, and interment will be in the family cemetery near Spring Creek. Six grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

 

 J. W. Adams
Rome Tribune-Herald, May 4, 1920, page 5, column 2

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

J. W. Adams, a prominent citizen of West Rome died at his home yesterday morning with an attack of heart failure. He recently moved to Rome from Toccoa where he had resided for many years. He is survived by three sons, J. C., Guy, and Weldon Adams of Rome. The body was placed in charge of the Daniel Furniture company and will be sent to Toccoa this morning for burial.
 

 

John Griffin Adams
Rome News Tribune, May 10, 1985, pages 5A and 6A
Submitted by Fran Weatherby

John Griffin Adams, 81, 129 McGrady Road, died Thursday evening at a Rome health-care center after a long illness.  Mr. Adams was born in Bartow County, April 20, 1904, son of the late U.S. Adams and Lela Worsham Adams. He was a long-time resident of Floyd County and a retired farmer.  Survivors include two sons, Howard C. Adams and Gene Adams, both of Rome; five daughters, Mrs. Judy Bonds, Rome, Mrs. Annie Brownlow, Mrs. Dot Goodwin and Mrs. Janice Ellis, all of Cartersville, Mrs. Patsy Scarbrough, Covington; four brothers, C.J. Adams and Bill Adams, both of Toledo Ohio, Archie Adams, Lima, Ohio, and Buddy Adams, Columbus, Ohio; 25 grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Radio Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Brroks officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

L.S. Adams [Little Solomon]
Rome News-Tribune - Monday, December 16, 1974
Submitted by Fran Weatherby

L.S. (Dooster) Adams, 68, of Shannon, died Saturday night in a Rome hospital following a sudden illness. Mr. Adams was born in Bartow County Dec. 12, 1906, but resided much of his life in Floyd County where he owned and operated a grocery store. He attended the Baptist Church.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Joe M. Griffies of Orange, Texas, Mrs. Donald Maloney of Shannon and Mrs. Cecil Crowe of Rome; one sister, Mrs. Vadie Parish of Porterdale; four brothers, William, Archie, and C.J. Adams all of Toledo, Ohio and Griffin Adams of Rome; two half sisters, Mrs. Lois Welchel and Mrs. Patsy Sprayberry of Rome, one half brother, Buddy Adams, of Columbus, Ohio; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Edens officiating. Interment will be in East View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Jennings Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Leila Adams
Rome Tribune- Herald, Saturday, March 6, 1920
Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Mrs. Leila Adams, age 38, died at her home in North Rome, Wednesday afternoon, at 5 o'clock. She was survived by her husband, three children, and several brothers and sisters. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at Aragon. Interment occurred at the cemetery at Aragon.

Mrs Lucy E Adams

Rome Tribune-Herald, Friday, June 3, 1921

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Mrs. Lucy E. Adams, 61, passed away yesterday morning at her home on the Chulio road, seven miles from Rome, and the funeral will be held this morning at 10 o'clock at the Adams cemetery near the home. Mrs. Adams was the wife of J.M. Adams and was a highly esteemed woman whose passing will be deeply regretted.

 

 

VIOLA H. ADAMS
Rome News Tribune, Sunday, March 2, 1969

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Howell Adams, 66, of 101-A East 15th St., will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of the Stevens-Davenport Funeral Home with the Revs. Billy Wilson and J. T. Payne officiating. Interment will be in Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers include Paul Welchel, Leonard Brownlow, Charlie Darby, Charles Edwards, Clinnie Brooks, and Namon Cox. Mrs. Adams, the former Miss Nora Viola Howell, was born in Rome, March 6, 1902, daughter of the Alvin and Mary Swanson Howell. She had spent her entire life here and was a member of the Coosa Valley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband U. J. S. Adams, on February 2, 1960.

 

 

Robert Adkins

Rome Tribune-Herald, Tuesday, January 18, 1916

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Robert Adkins, aged 15 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Adkins died at the home of his parents near Oreburg Sunday. The funeral took place Monday at New Bethel church.
 

 

Mrs Eva Kate Agan

Rome News Tribune Sept. 12, 1991
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Aragon-Mrs. Eva Kate Agan, 74, of 1344 Morris Road died Wednesday at a Rome healthcare center after a long illness. Mrs. Agan was born in Bartow County on March 10, 1917, daughter of the late James Hyde and Mary Dillard Hyde. She was a homemaker and a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include: her husband, Willard E. Agan; a daughter, Mrs. Sandra Buffington, Aragon, a son, Wilburn Agan, Douglasville; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Flint Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Spears and the Rev. Dewey Penson officiating. Interment will be at Flint Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Penson officiating.

 

 

B J Alexander

Rome Tribune Herald, July 8, 1916
Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mr. B. J. Alexander, aged 83 years, died at his home here Friday afternoon at 12:30 o'clock, after a long illness. Mr. Alexander was born in South Carolina in 1834 and had been a resident of Floyd County many years. Surviving him are his wife, three sons and five daughters. They are B. T., D. F., a nd C. L. Alexander of Rome and Mrs. Pearl Being (Bing), Mrs. Laura B. Clinton, Mrs. Ida Beaver, Mrs. Lillie Holbrooks and Miss Susie Alexander, all of Floyd county. There are two brothers, William and C. E. Alexander, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Huffsteller, Mrs. Nancy Smith and Mrs. Mandy Bruce, who reside near Cartersville. The funeral services will be conducted by Rev. E. R. Nelson at Spring Creek Baptist Church Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.

 

 

Mrs B J Alexander
Rome Tribune Herald April 26, 1926
Funeral Services Mrs. Alexander Be Held Tuesday

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mrs. B. J. Alexander, 82 years of age, died at her residence on Burnett Ferry Road Sunday afternoon following a long illness.  Mrs. Alexander was well known throughout the county having lived here a number of years. She was a devoted member of the Baptist Church. She is survived by eight children: B. T. and B. F. Alexander, Mrs. M. H. Clinton, Mrs. H. R. Brewer, Mrs. J. W. Bing, Mrs. G. P. Holland, Miss Susie Alexander of Floyd County and C. L. Alexander of Lyonsborough, Ala. Funeral services will beh held from Spring Creek Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Revs. A. J. Curtis, E. R. Nelson and W. G. Hogan will conduct the services. Interment in adjoining cemetery. Daniel Company, Morticians have charge of arrangements

 

 

James Arthur Allen

Date Unknown

Submitted to Linda Atkins

James Arthur Allen, 77, of 28 Worsham St., died in a Rome hospital at 5:35 PM Thursday following a long illness of four years. Mr. Allen received injuries in an automobile accident from which he never fully recovered. He was born in Gilmer County February 18, 1879 son of the late John and Nancy Whitaker Allen and prior to moving to Rome a year ago, resided in the Bethel Community on the Adairsville Rd for 40 years where he was a well known farmer. For many years he was an active member of Bethel Baptist Church and upon coming to Rome moved his membership to Hollywood Baptist Church.  Survivors include the wife, the former Miss Margaret Conley, to whom he was married March 8, 1903; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Jarrell, Silver Creek Rt. 1, Mrs. Virginia Graham, Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Lois Manning of Columbus; two sons, B. V. of Rome Rt 4 and V. H. Allen of Calhoun; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Smith Delray Beach Florida and Clista Allen of Calhoun; two brothers J. F. of Calhoun and J. P. Allen of Acron, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren also survive.
Funeral Services will be held at 5 PM Saturday in the Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with Rev Howard Holcomb, Rev S. H. Pendley and Rev Harvy Brown officiating. Interment will be in East View Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at the funeral home until time for services. Pallbearers include Green B. Williams, C. H. and Thomas A. Barnes, Raymond Millican, Raymond Stowe, and C. A. Smith.  The family will be at the residence of the daughter, Mrs. Jarrell, on Pleasant Valley South Rd and will receive friends at the funeral home from 4 PM till 9PM today.

 

 

John Allen

Rome Tribune-Herald, June 23, 1910
Another Confederate Veteran Crosses Over
Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

John Allen, aged 75 years, passed away Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his home on Branham avenue. He leaves a wife, two sons and a daughter.
Mr. Allen came to Rome shortly before the civil war. He was born in South Carolina. When the war broke out he joined the Confederate army and gave four years of gallant service for the stars and bars.  The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence. Dr. Headden will officiate. The interment will be in the Fellowship burying grounds.

 

 

Margaret Adeline Conley Allen

Submitted by Linda Atkins


Mrs Margaret C Allen, 84, of 28 Worsham St, died Tuesday morning in a Rome hospital following an extended illness, her condition becoming serious one week ago.  Mrs Allen was born in Blue Ridge, April 16, 1884, daughter of the late John and Nancy Watkins Conley but had resided in Rome and Floyd County most of her life. On March 8, 1903 she was married to James Arthur Allen who preceded her in death June 7, 1956. She was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church.  Survivors include three daughters, Mrs Carl Jarrell, Silver Creek, Wrs W G Graham, Reno Nevada, Mrs H E Manning, Columbus, two sons, B V Allen, Rome, V H Allen, Calhoun; four sisters, Mrs Nancy Ledford, Blue Ridge, Mrs Vadie Harris, Canton, Mrs Lura Tayler, N. Hollywood, Calif., and Mrs Laura Stanley of Dalton, one brother, John Conley of Blue Ridge, 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 4 great, great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with Revs Harvey Brown, S. H. Pendley and Bob Atkins officiating. Internment will be in East View Cemetery.  The body will remain at the funeral home and the family will receive friends there from 7 until 9 p.m. today. At other hours the family will be at the residence of the daughter, Mrs Carl Jarrell, Pleasant Valley Rd.  Pallbearers include Green Williams, Thomas Barnes, Ray Haynie, Paul Grant, Jimmy and Butch Manning.

 


Mrs Mary Durham

Rome Tribune-Herald, Friday, April 8, 1910
Former Rome Woman In Her Last Sleep
Mrs. Mary Durham Allen Dies in Anniston; Interment Today in Myrtle Hill.

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

News was received in the city early yesterday morning telling of the death in Anniston of Mrs. Mary Durham Allen. She had been sick for some time with heart failure and this with her old age caused for death. Her husband died about five years ago and since that time she has made her home with her daughter, Mr. G.L. Jameison. Mrs. Allen was a consistent member of the Primitive Baptist church. Her life was full of gentleness and of loving traits. Always anxious to help suffering and distressed humanity. When adverse circumstances would arise, she was always distinguished for that gentle spirit and reserved type makes the well-bred womanhood.  The body will arrive this morning at 10 o'clock and will be carried on to Myrtle Hill, Dr. R.B. Headden officiating. She leaves to mourn her loss four boys and one girl, M.F. and L.T. Allen, of Atlanta; D.E. Allen, of North Carolina; Pat Allen and Mrs. G.L. Jameison, of Anniston.  The following are requested to meet promptly at 9 o'clock at Hanks undertaking parlors: Hugh McCrary, John P. Davis, Will Culpepper, Joe Sharp, J.D. Hanks, Frank Allen.

 


Oscar Larry Allen

Rome News Tribune December 7, 1996

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Oscar Larry Allen, 80, of 18 Ash St. died Sunday at his residence after a long illness. Mr. Allen was born in Floyd County Oct. 16, 1916, son of the late Zack Allen and Anna Johnson Allen. He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church and prior to retirement was employed by Celanese Fibers Corp. Survivors include his wife, Idele Rutledge Allen, to whom he was married May 26, 1962, a son, Larry Chandler Allen, Acworth, a daughter, Frances Gosnell, Rome, a sister Marian Biddle, Anniston, Ala, four grandchildren, a great grandchild. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jennings Heritage Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ricky Hurst and the Rev. Bill Adams officiating. Interment will be at East View Cemetery.

 

 

Mrs Tennie Proctor Allen

Rome News Tribune July 5, 1954
Funeral Tuesday For Mrs. Allen

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Mrs. Tennie Proctor Allen, 68, died at her residence, 211 Myrtle St. Sunday evening at 6:10 o'clock. Mrs. Allen had been in declining health the past three months, her condition becoming serious five days ago. She was born in Bartow County, August 12, 1885, daughter of the late John W. and Frances Elizabeth Drummond Proctor, but had been a resident of Rome the greater part of her life. Mrs. Allen was a member of the Hollywood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Allen Dec. 19, 1936 and by a son, Carl Allen, August 27, 1941. Surviving Mrs. Allen are two daughters, Mrs. Sam Henderson and Mrs. A. C. Payne, both of Rome; two brothers, Grady and Luther Proctor, of Rome. Ten grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the Grace Bible Church with the pastor, the Rev. Nathan Penland, and the Rev. Harvey Brown, pastor of Hollywood Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in the family lot of Mizpah Cemetery.  The body will be carried to the home this afternoon to lie in state until time for funeral services and pallbearers are requested to meet there at 3:30 Tuesday. They include six nephews, Harold, Ralph and Clinton Griffies, Luther Jones, Benton Proctor, and Dr. John Proctor.  (Note: died July 4)

 

 

William A Allen

Rome Tribune Herald
Friday, May 5, 1916
W.H. Allen and Wife, Former Lindaleans, Lose Infant

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

William A., the 16-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Allen, of Gore, Ga., former residents of Lindale, died Tuesday.  The funeral and interment occurred at Pleasant Grove Church and burying ground Wednesday afternoon. Miss Mary Allen, an aunt of the little girl, attended the funeral, returning to Lindale yesterday.

 

 

Albert Anderson

Rome Tribune-Herald, October 2, 1913
Texas Valley News

Submitted by Fran Weatherby


The remains of little Albert Anderson, who met death from suffocation while playing on a pile of cotton, were laid to rest in the old Armuchee cemetery last Friday. The funeral was conducted by the Rev. W.M. McKinzey. The following men acted as pallbearers: Messrs. Willis Selman, Dave Crowe, Will A. Barnes, and James Reeves.

 

 

Mrs J H Anderson

Rome Tribune-Herald, (January 1916)
Resolutions of Sympathy on Death of Mrs. J. H. Anderson

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

We, as a committee of the Lindale Encampment; No. 73, I.O.O.F., beg leave submit the following resolution on the death of the wife of our good brother, J.H. Anderson.  God, in His Wisdom has seen fit to remove from the home of our brother and take there from his loving companion, and we realize that the silver cord has been loosened and the golden bowl is broken and that it brings sadness and sorrow to him.  We feel that it behooves us as a band of brothers to share a part of the burden with him and now we extend to him our heartfelt sympathy and we recommend that a copy of these resolutions be spread on the minutes of this camp, and that they be published in the Rome Tribune-Herald.  Respectfully submitted, R.M. Buice, H.J.A. Ross, Committee

 

 

Mrs Nellie Anderson

Rome Tribune-Herald, May 24, 1910
Mrs. Anderson Dead

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Mrs. Nellie Anderson, aged 54 years, died near old Armuchee after a long illness. Mrs. Anderson came to Floyd county 45 years ago from Tennessee and had been a resident of the county continuously. She is survived by a son and daughter, Phillip Anderson and Mrs. Arzo Buras. The funeral took place Monday from the Old Armuchee church, the Rev. C.L. Conn officiating.

 

Mrs Rossie Anderson

Rome Tribune-Herald, Saturday, January 15, 1916
Mrs. Rossie Anderson Died Last Night

Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Mrs. Rossie Anderson, aged 26 years, died last night at 7:30 o'clock, after a short illness with pneumonia, at the home of her mother, No. 111 Avenue D. She is survived by her husband, J.H. Anderson, her mother, Mrs. G.S. Hayes, and several brothers and sisters. Funeral arrangements are to be announced.

Tuesday, Jan 18 1916
Mrs. Anderson's Funeral
The funeral of Mrs. Rossie Anderson, who died Friday night, was held from the Lindale Baptist church Sunday morning at 10:30 o'clock, and was largely attended, marking the high esteem in which the deceased was held in this city.  Rev.J.E. Smith conducted the funeral service, and his words were most impressive and tender. Rev. Claude Hendrix, of the Methodist church, of which the deceased was a member, assisted in the funeral. Willow camp, No. 811, W.O.W., and the Lindale lodge, No. 46, I.O.O.F, of which the husband of the deceased is a member, furnished the pallbearers, and the members of the Lindale Rebekah lodge, and the Lindale Grove, Woodmen Circle, of which the deceased was a member, attended the funeral in a body.
The interment occurred about 1 o'clock in Myrtle Hill cemetery, in Rome, the body there being consigned to its final resting place.

 

 

Mrs Steve Anderson

Rome Tribune-Herald, October 7, 1913
After Long Illness Mrs. Anderson Dies

Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Mrs. Steve Anderson died at her home Sunday night at 11 o'clock in Haywood Valley after a long illness. She was 68 years of age. Mrs. Haywood, [sic] besides her husband, leaves six sons and two daughters. She was a member of the Baptist church. The funeral took place from Ebenezer church yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock, and was conducted by Rev. Chas. Wright.

 

 

Barbara Jo Kilgore Anthony

Anniston Star, Anniston, AL. June 19, 2000

Submitted by Wendell & Edna Stephens

Services for Barbara Jo Kilgore Anthony, 65, of Silver Creek, Ga., formerly of Cherokee County will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Noah Baptist Church with Tim Dickens and David Sorrow officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Perry Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Mrs. Anthony died Sunday at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga. Survivors include two daughters, Shevella Trapp of Silver Creek and Teresa Brand of Rome; a sister, Becky Scott of Gadsden; a brother, Jerry Kilgore of Gadsden; and three grandchildren, Cody Brand, Destin Brand, and Joshua Trapp.  Pallbearers will be Cody Brand, Frankie Anthony, Hayden Scott, Jeff Kilgore, Jimmy New, and Doyce Scott. Honorary pallbearers will be the administration and staff of Chilo Hills Health Care.  Mrs. Anthony was a native of Cherokee County, was a graduate of Gadsden High School, and was the retired lunchroom cook of Pepperrell Elementary School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Odis Anthony.

 

 

Homer Arnold
Rome Tribune Herald
January 26, 1975
Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Macon—Homer Arnold, 75, Macon, Rte. 1, died Friday morning in an Upson County hospital.  Mr. Arnold was born in Bartow County, Nov. 20, 1899, son of the late John F. and Evelee Bailey Arnold and was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Macedonia Baptist Church. A son, Bryant Arnold, died in 1945.  Survivors include two sons, Denny and Sammy Arnold both of Cleveland, Ohio; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Worthington, Kingston and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Russell head officiating. Interment will be in Macedonia Cemetery. Active pallbearers include Gary, Larry and dale Fincher, Marshall and Norman Worthington and Harry Ayer.  The body will lie in state at the church from 2 to 3 p.m. Talley Brothers Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

 

 

Willard W Arrington

Rome Tribune Herald
Tuesday, February 1, 1916
Willard W. Arrington Dies; Services Saturday
Submitted by Fran Weatherby
 

Cedartown. Willard Warner Arrington, 86, of Cedartown, died Thursday morning after a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. (E.S.T.) at Arrington Chapel Methodist Church in Cherokee County, Ala., with the Rev. Amos Adams, the Rev. O.L. Stokes and the Rev. Ernest Thompson officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery.  Mr. Arrington was a member of the Arrington Chapel Methodist Church and was a retired farmer. He had spent most of his life in Cherokee County. Mr. Arrington was married to the former Lou Johnson, who preceded him in death in 1938.  Surviving are four sons, W.T., of Bradenton, Fla., Homer of Esom Hill, Johnny of Rome, J.A. of Bradenton, Fla.; three daughters, Mrs. Kate White of Cedartown, Mrs. Edna Dempsey of Cartersville, Mrs. Jewell Tuck, Cedartown; one brother, Charles of Palestine, Ala., one sister Mrs. John Mercer of Anniston, Ala.. Twenty-three grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren also survive.

 

 

Mrs Myrtle Lucille Rollins Ashley

Rome News Tribune, Sunday, 06 June 1993
Submitted by Wendell & Edna Stephens
 

Mrs. Myrtle Lucille Rollins Ashley, Funeral services Of Mrs. Myrtle Lucille Ashley will be at 2 p.m., today at Doyal Road Baptist Church. The Rev. Frank Sharp and the Rev. Billy Rampley will officiate. Interment will be at Holy Ground Church Cemetery.  Mrs. Ashley, 64, of 47 Rainwood Drive died Thursday evening at a Rome Hospital.  She was born in Floyd County, Aug. 1, 1928, daughter of the late Frank Rollins and Ruth Myers Rollins. Before retirement she was employed by Trend Mills for nine years. She was a member of Holy Ground Church.  Survivors include; her husband Lloyd Elton Ashley, to whom she was married April 1, 1944; a daughter, Mrs. Helen Davenport, Lindale; three sons, Travis Ashley, Lamar Ashley, and Larry Joe Ashley, all of Silver Creek; three sisters, Mrs. Louise Wade, Cedar Bluff, Ala., Mrs. Sara Bearden and Mrs. Brenda Gail Wade, Summerville; two brothers, Grady Rollins and C. F. Rollins, both of Rome; 12 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

 

Mr Jimmy D Atkins

Submitted by Wendell & Edna Stephens


Mr. Jimmy D. Atkins, age 54, of Rome, passed away Thursday, February 10, 2000. Mr. Atkins was born April 3, 1945 in Polk County. He was preceded in death by his father, Horace Atkins and a brother, Junior Atkins. Surviving are mother, Rachel Lee Atkins of Cedartown; wife, Jackie Atkins of Phoenix City, Ala.; sons, James Atkins and Kevin Lee Atkins, both of Cedartown; daughter, Missy Atkins of Rome; two sisters, Brenda Temple and Dianne Bailey, both of Cedartown; three grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Fetkenhour officiating. Interment followed in the Northview Cemetery. Pallbearers were Terry Lindsey, David Money, Dewey Couch. Randy Shaw, Timothy McConnell and Odell Couch. Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
 

 

Mrs Mary A Atkinson

Rome Tribune-Herald, Tuesday, January 25, 1916
Submitted by Fran Weatherby

Died at Brother's Home
Mrs. Mary A. Atkinson died Monday morning at the home of her brother, E.R. Cousins, in North Rome [after]an illness of several weeks. The funeral was held Monday afternoon from the residence and was conducted by Rev. Charles Burnes. Interment was in Beech Creek Cemetery. The pallbearers were J.J. Conn, T.A. Gravely, A.A.A. Busby, Charles Landers, Samuel Holcom, Ramsey Bowman.

 

 

Henry Melmouth Atwood

Rome Tribune Herald, Friday, March 4, 1955

Submitted by unknown

Henry M. Atwood's Funeral Services Planned In Bartow.  Henry Melmouth Atwood, 65, of Stilesboro, farmer and Bartow County civic leader, died Thursday night after a brief illness. Mt. Atwood, who was born and reared in Stilesboro, was a member of the Methodist Church.  Survivors in addition to his wife include two daughters, Mrs. Harold Striplin, of Moultrie, and Mrs. John Kacarad, of South Bend, Ind., one son, Sam H. Atwood, of Stilesboro; one sister, Mrs. H.R. Brandon, of Rome; three brothers, Sheriff Frank Atwood and S.R. Atwood of Cartersville and J.R. Atwood of Sulphur Springs, Fla.; and his mother, Mrs. S.S. Atwood, Stilesboro. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Owens Funeral Home in Cartersville. Interment will be in the family lot in Stilesboro.

 

 

Robert Headden Atwood

Rome Tribune Herald, Tuesday, February 1, 1916

Submitted by unknown

Child Passes Away.  Robert Headden, the 16-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Atwood, died Monday morning at 9 o'clock. The funeral services, conducted by Rev. W.L. Walker, will be held at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the residence of the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Smith, on Seventh Avenue. The pallbearers will be Messrs. F.J. Kane, F.T. Moon, W.E. Rice and H.L. Lanham, Jr.

 

 

H M Awtry

Rome Tribune Herald
Tuesday, February 1, 1916
Submitted by Fran Weatherby

H.M. Awtry Dies At Plainville Home.   H.M. Awtry, of Plainville, aged 60 years, died at his home Sunday morning. He was an uncle of Miss Mary Penn and Clyde Penn, of Lindale. They went yesterday to attend the funeral, which occurred at Plainville Monday afternoon. I.T. Penn, of Lindale, a brother-in-law of the deceased, had been with him for several days. Mr. Awtry was a well-known and highly respected citizen of the little Gordon County City. He is survived by a wife and four children. He is an uncle of Cliff Awtry, the well known former streetcar conductor.

 


Mr Albert George Aycock

Rome News Tribune: Jan. 10, 1993
Submitted Emily O'Neal

Mr. Albert George Aycock, age 80, of 265 Berryhill Road, NW. Rome, died Friday morning at 7:35 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta.  Mr. Aycock was born in Floyd County on September 21, 1912, the son of the late Dolphus N. and Frances Cleveland White Aycock. He had spent his entire life in Floyd County and was a member of the West Rome United Methodist Church. Prior to his retirement in 1977 he was associated with the Fairbanks Company as an inspector and instructor. He was married on April 8, 1938 to the former Florence Buchanan who survives.  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Florence Aycock of Rome; 2 daughters, Mrs. Bobby (Dora Ruth) Brown of Rome and Mrs. John (Libby) Pagura of Warner Robins, GA; 1 son, Ted Aycock of Rome; 3 sisters, Frona Johnson and Mary Blanton, both of Rome, and Sue Corbett of El Paso, TX; a brother, Roger Aycock of Rome; 2 granddaughters, Mrs. Rita Wender of Knoxville, Tennessee and Candice Darlene Aycock of Rome; a grandson, Thomas E. Pilcher, Jr. of Rome; 2 great granddaughters, Ashley Wender of Knoxville and Tiffany Pilcher of Rome.  Funeral Services will be conducted this afternoon at 2:00 from the Parkview Chapel of Fred Talley's Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert M. Skelton officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley North Baptist Cemetery.  The following will serve as active pallbearers and are requested to meet at the funeral home this afternoon at 1:40 p.m.: Bobby Brown, Kelly Hinson, Tom Pilcher, Jr., Joe Beard, Don Burkhalter and John Pagura.  The body will remain at Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home where the family received friends Saturday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. At other hours they will be at the residence.  Fred Talley's Parkview Chapel Funeral Home has charge of the funeral arrangements.

 

Mrs Beulah Mae Aycock

Rome News Tribune May 2, 1982

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Beulah Mae Aycock, 64, 800 North Fifth Ave., apartment 215, died Friday morning in a Rome hospital.  Mrs. Aycock was born in Floyd County on Jan. 16, 1918, daughter of the late Roy A. and Iris Broom Reynolds Swinford. She had resided in Rome all of her life, and prior to retirement was associated with Sears for a number of years. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.  She was married March 10, 1939, to the late William Gordon Aycock, Sr. who died May 8, 1980.  Survivors are a son, William Gordon Aycock, Jr. Rome; a sister Beatrice Bing, Rome; two grandsons and a number of nieces and nephews.  Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today in East View Cemetery with the Rev. James Sanders officiating.

 

 

Dolphus Nevill Aycock

Rome News Tribune July 26, 1946
D.N. Aycock, 60 Dies Here Today

Submitted by Emily O'Neal
 

D.N. Aycock, 60, well-known farmer and sawmill operator of the Alto Church community, died in a local hosptial at 4:15 a.m. today following a lengthy illness. Mr. Aycock was born in Rome on August 29, 1885, the son of the late Richard and Susan Brooks Aycock, and had spent his entire life in Floyd County. He has been a member of the Mountain Springs Methodist Church since early manhood.  Surviving are the widow, the former Miss Frances White; three daughters, Mrs. T.D. Johnson, Mrs. Charles Blanton and Mrs. Julius Drummond; two sons, Albert and Roger Aycock, all of Floyd County; two brothers, R.C. and M.A. Aycock, both of Rome; one sister, Mrs. Ola Melton, of Tennessee, and six grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur Rich, pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.  The body will lie in state at the Jennings Chapel until time for the services. Pallbearers, who are requested to meet there at 2:15, include Shaw, Marshall, Woodrow, E.J., Joe and Raymond Aycock.

 

Mrs Frances White Aycock

Rome News Tribune Aug. 16, 1977
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. Frances White Aycock, 89, formerly of Woods Road, died Monday in a Rome nursing home afte a lengthy illness.  She was a native of Paulding County. She was born Feb. 5, 1888, daughter of the late Asa Leonard and Sarah Gore White. She was married to Dolphus N. Aycock on Dec. 24, 1906. He died July 26, 1946. She was a member of Beech Creek United Methodist Church.  Survivors include two sons, Albert Aycock and Roger Aycock, both of Rome; three daughters, Mrs. Frona Johnson and Mrs. Mary Blanton, both of Rome, and Mrs. Sue Corbett, Choteau, Mont.; one brother, Dave White, Birmingham, Ala; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Daniel's Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley North Cemetery.  Pallbearers include Gary Pace, Dan Blanton, Ted Aycock, Tom Pilcher, J. C. Holder and Preston Rogers.  The body will lie in state at the funeral home and the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today.
 

 

Gordon Aycock Sr

Rome News Tribune May 9, 1980

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Gordon Aycock, Sr. 66 800 North Fifth Ave. Apt. 215, died Thursday afternoon following a sudden attack.  Born in Floyd County May 14, 1913, son of the late John D. and Ethel Hogan Aycock, he was a life-long resident of Floyd County and prior to retirement in 1978 had been associated with the Floyd County Public Works Department as a security officer for 23 years. He was a member of the Georgia Peace Officers Association and the George Sheriffs Association. Survivors include the widow, the former Beulah Mae Broom to whom he was married March 10, 1939: a son, William Gordon Aycock, Jr. Rome, a brother William Shaw Aycock, Summerville, two sisters, Mrs. Lena Holder, Summerville, and Mrs. Evelyn Holder, Rome; five grandchildren also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the graveside in East View Cemetery with the Rev. James Sanders officiating.
 

 

Henry Bradford Aycock

Rome News Tribune October 1, 1942
Henry B. Aycock Dies Here Today

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Henry Bradford Aycock, prominent Roman, of 313 West Fifth Street, passed away this morning at 10 o'clock at a local hospital after a week's illness. Mr. Aycock had been in declining health for several months.  He was born in Floyd County, May 14, 1870, the son of the late Richard and Susan Brooks Aycock and spent his entire life here. He was married to Miss Pearl Wood Jan. 23, 1920. Mr. Aycock was associated with the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. for more than 20 years, retiring from the company about ten years ago. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Baptist Church.  Surviving Mr. Aycock are his widow and one sister, Mrs. Ola Melton, of Copperhill, Tenn., four brothers, W.L. , R.C., D.N. and M. A. Aycock, all of Rome. Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 5 o'clock from the chapel of the Emmett Cole Funeral Home with Dr. Bunyan Stephens officiating. The interment will be in the family lot in the Myrtle Hill cemetery.  Six nephews will serve as pall bearers. The remains will lie in state at the Emmett Cole Funeral Home until Friday morning when it will be carried to the residence until time for the service.  (Note: died Oct. 1, 1942)

 

 

Joe Bradford Aycock

Rome News Tribune Jan. 23, 1990

Submitted by Emily O'Neal

Joe Bradford Aycock, 76, of 701 Marion Dairy Road, Lindale, died Monday afternoon at a Rome hospital after a short illness. A native of Floyd County, Mr. Aycock was born May 23, 1913, son of the late Richard Cornelius Aycock and Geneva Avalene Beard Aycock. Mr. Aycock owned and operated Aycock Construction and House Movers Co. and was also associated with A. B. C. Trucking Co. He was a member of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church, and a member of Oostanaula Chapter No. 113 F&AM and Low Twelve Club. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Grace Parker Aycock to whom he was married May 14, 1946, a daughter, Mrs. Charlotte Ayer, Rome, a son Joseph Alan Aycock, Rome, a brother William Raymond Aycock, Lithia Springs, a half brother Charles Riley; three sisters, Florence Fowler, Ava Lee Horton and Jerry Ann Holder, all of Rome; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with the Rev. David Coleman and the Rev. James Crabb officiating. Interment will be at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

 


 

Moses A Aycock

Rome News Tribune July 5, 1966
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Funeral services for Moses A. Aycock, 77, 205 Oostanaula Dr., who died Saturday morning in a Rome hospital, were held at 4 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of the Stevens- Davenport Funeral Home with the Rev. Arnold Mount and the Rev. Glenn Boatner officiating. Interment was in East View Cemetery.  Mr. Aycock was born in Floyd County on Jan. 29, 1889, son of the late Richard C. (M.) and Susan Brooks Aycock. He had spent his entire life in Rome and Floyd County and prior to his retirement was an electrician and a former employee of the City of Rome. He was a Mason, a member of the Royal Arch, the Knights Templar and the Constellation Chapter of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the Low 12 Club and the Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church. Stevens-Davenport Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.  (Note: Died on July 2, 1966)

 

Mrs Rita Aycock

Rome News Tribune March 9, 1982
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Mrs. R. C. (Rita) Aycock 601 West 11th St., died at 6:15 p.m. Monday at her residence following an illness of several years. Mrs. Aycock was born February 12, 1889 in Floyd County, the daughter of the late Jope Brisco Beard and Sara Elizabeth Duke Beard. She spent her life here. She was a member of Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church; and prior to retirement 28 years ago, was employed by Rome Manufacturing Company for 40 years. She was married on June 8, 1912 to Richard C. (Dick) Aycock, who preceded her in death on Sept. 22, 1952. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Marlin (Florence) Fowler and Mrs. Roy (Ava Lee) Horton, both of Rome, a foster daughter, Mrs. Wayman (Jerry Ann) Holder, Rome; two sons, Joe B. Aycock, Rome, and W. Raymond Aycock, Lithia Springs; a sister Mrs. J. C. (Josie) Ayers, Rome, a half-sister Mrs. Raleigh (Alma) Reed, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church, with the Revs. Willard Willis, Horace Stewart and Larry Burgess officiating.  Interment will be in East View Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and include David Fowler, Ray Fowler, Rip Aycock, Billy Aycock, Harold Howton (Horton?), and Fred Holcombe.

 

 

Ruby May Aycock

Rome News Tribune June 20, 1982

Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Ruby May Aycock 65, 2 East Ninght St. died Saturday morning at her residence. She was born in Floyd County on March 14, 1917, the daughter of the late Homer Lee and Mary Watts Aycock. She had spent her entire life in Floyd County. Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Robert Gill, Rome, two brothers, James b. Aycock and Brad Aycock, Rome. Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday at Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Floyd Battles, Sr. officiating.

 

 

William L Aycock

Rome News Tribune October 14, 1942
W. L. Aycock Passes Today

Submitted by Emily O'Neal


William L. Aycock, age 61, of 1307 Avenue B, passed away at the residence this morning at 10:45 o'clock. Mr. Aycock had been in declining health for the past two months.  Mr. Aycock had resided in Rome and Floyd County for the past 60 years and had been a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church for the past twenty years. Surviving are the widow, the former Nancy Jones; three sons, E.J. and W.M. of Rome and R.M. Aycock of the United States Army, at Camp Sims, Washington, D.C.; one daughter, Miss Mozelle Aycock, of Rome; three brothers, D.N., R.C. and M. A. Aycock, all of Rome; one sister, Mrs. Ola Melton, of Copperhill, Tenn. Six grandchildren, a number of nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services will be held from the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Friday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock, with the Rev. R. L. Whitehead and the Rev. H.F. Joyner officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Valley cemetery. Six nephews will serve as pall bearers.  (Note: Died Oct. 14, 1942)

 

 

Frank H Ayer

Rome News Tribune June 24, 1948
Frank H. Ayer Dies Suddenly
Submitted by Emily O'Neal


Frank H. Ayer, 49, of 122-A E. 12th St., died suddenly at the residence Wednesday at 6 p.m. following a heart attack. Mr. Ayer was born in Rome September 27, 1910, son of the late Frank Chesley and Rosa Taylor Ayer and had been a resident of Rome all his life, and for the past 15 years was employed by the Celanese Corporation of America. He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church. Surviving are the widow, the former Eudora Smith, three sons, Frank H., Jr., Jimmy and John A. Ayer all of Rome; two daughters, Mary Mildred and Patty Jean Ayer, both of Rome; three sisters, Mrs. Patty Taylor of Taylorsville, GA, Mrs. R.W. Argo of Atlanta and Miss Kathleen Ayer of Rome. Funeral services will be held Friday at 4 p.m. in Jennings Chapel with the Rev. P.M. Minter officiating. Interment will be in East View Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the residence until time for the services and pallbearers who are requested to meet there at 3:30 include Horace, Henry, Taylor and Don Ayer, L.F. Dempsey and Norman Nelson. (Note: died June 23, 1948)

 

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