JAIELYNNE SMITH, age 56, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 16, 2018, in a Rome hospital. A native of Monmoth, Illinois, She was born December 18, 1961 to the late Earl Faye and Shiela Westerman Smith. She was Christian by Faith, and was retired Maintenance Director for Georgia Department of Transportation.
MRS. MILDRED ADELIA “DEE” JACKSON ALLEN, age 71, of Little Sand Mountain Community, Armuchee, Georgia, passed away Monday evening, May 14, 2018, in a Chattanooga, TN. Hospital. Born on April 5, 1947 in Trion, Georgia, She was a daughter of the late Farise Adelia McWhorter Jackson and William Morgan “Jack” Jackson. Dee was of the Baptist Faith and attended Little Sand Mountain Baptist Church, 1965 graduate of Chattooga County High School, and was retired manager of Floyd Medical Center Out Patient Rehab Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 19th, at 1:00 P.M. from the Little Sand Mountain Baptist Church with Rev. Miles Phillips officiating, interment in Alpine Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 until 9 P.M. at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Mildred Adelia “Dee” Jackson Allen. (click read more for full obituary)
Mr. Billy Don Payton, age 71, of Trion, GA, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Payton was born April 16, 1947, in Summerville, GA, son of the late Glenn Sr. and Hattie Tudor Payton. He was of the Methodist Faith and was employed with Windstream. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a Sergeant in Vietnam. Funeral services for Mr. Payton will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Phil Payton, Rev. Lowell Cantrell, and Mr. Nicky Mann officiating. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Mr. Payton will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday. Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Billy Don Payton who died on Monday. (click read more for full obituary)
Mrs. Julia Mae Rowlls, age 92, of Lyerly, GA, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Rowlls was born January 19, 1926, in Decatur, AL, daughter of the late Clyde Arthur and Julia Kilgore Bartlett. She was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Mohawk.Funeral services for Mrs. Rowlls will be held at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from the Sardis Baptist Church with Rev. Dewayne Teague and Rev. Jeff Duvall officiating. Interment will follow in Johnson Cemetery. Mrs. Rowlls will be in state at Sardis Baptist Church and the family will receive friends from 2:00 P.M. until the hour of service on Wednesday. Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Julia Mae Rowlls who died on Monday. (click read more for full obituary)
MR. HUBERT LYNN JOHNSON, SR., age 74, of Gaylesville, Alabama, formerly of Summerville, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence. He was born to the late Homer H. and Minnie Jo Simpson Johnson on November 30, 1943, in Niota, Tennessee. Mr. Johnson was a retired truck driver; and was preceded in death by his wife the late Shirley Ann Parks Johnson, son, the late Hubert Lynn Johnson, Jr., and sister, the late Patricia Jo England. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 16th, at 3:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Malcolm Ayers and Lamon Ware officiating, interment in family plot of Summerville Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 until 8 P.M. edst from the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Hubert Lynn Johnson, Sr., who passed away Sunday. (click read more for full obituary)
Mrs. Freda Lynn Crabtree Gilley, age 64 of Summerville, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at the Residence of her daughter in Rocky Face following an extended illness. Mrs. Gilley was born in King’s Mountain, NC on September 5, 1953, daughter of the late Winford K. Marteen and Edna Ruth Black Marteen Thompson. She had a green thumb, loved to garden and spend time with her grandchildren. Prior to retirement, she was employed with Mohawk Industries. Funeral Services for Mrs. Gilley will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with her brother, Bud Marteen officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memory Gardens. Mrs. Gilley will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Freda Lynn Crabtree Gilley. (click read more for full obituary)
Rev. Billy Gerald Dempsey, age 82, of Summerville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, at his residence.
Mrs. Peggy Montgomery Gaston, age 71, of Lafayette, GA, passed away May 11, 2018, at Parkside Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Dorothy Frances Austin, age 91, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Oakview Health and Rehabilitation.