Mr. William Lester Dobson, Obit (M)

Mr. William Lester Dobson, age 70 of Trion, GA passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Dobson was born to the late Felton Dawson and Corrine Craig Hurley. He was a master carpenter and pipefitter forman, and he enjoyed fishing, football, watching television, mechanic work, and spending time with his family.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Frankie Blackmon; and siblings, Don Dobson, Patricia Byers, and Brenda Scott.

Survivors include his wife, Sheila Nelson Dobson; children, William Matt Dobson (Venessa), Dustin Blackmon (Chandra), Lisa Barfield (Shane), Whitney Matijiw (Wade Smith), and Patches Wilcox (Brian); sisters, Shirley Carpenter, Wanda Russell, and Carol Callan; 14 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mr. Dobson will be held 3:00 Thursday- September 22 at the chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Rev. Sam Barrett officiating.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00 until the hour of the service.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shane Barfield, Jackie Corbin, Lewis Clark, Ray-Ray Ragan, Bryce Blackmon, Trey Bowman, and Wade Smith.

To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

 

Mrs. Sandra Lynn Johnson, Obit (M)

Mrs. Sandra Lynn Johnson, age 72, of Summerville, GA, died Friday, September 16, 2022, at her residence.

Mrs. Johnson was born October 5, 1949, in Cedar Bluff, AL, daughter of the late Paul Reed and Eloise Smith Moss. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with Mount Vernon Mills.

Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband, James Johnson; a daughter, Camden (Torrey) Robinson; and grandchildren, Hannah Robinson and Eden Robinson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnson will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 24, 2022, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Allgood Cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service on Saturday.

To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

Mr. Ronald Arthur Esmann, Sr, Obit (M)

Mr. Ronald Arthur Esmann, Sr, age 75 of Menlo, GA passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. Esmann was born March 2, 1947 in Detroit, MI to the late William and Shirley Havel Esmann. He was a retired firefighter/paramedic in Broward County Florida and played college football for the University of Florida. He enjoyed woodworking, and spending time with his family, especially his sons and grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Hammonds Esmann; sons, Ronald Esmann, Jr. and Justin Esmann (Kristy); brothers, William Esmann (Susann) and Robert Esmann (Jeanne); grandchildren, Lauren, Skyler, and Jamison Esmann; and great-grandchildren, Emerson Esmann and Scarlett Villeda.

In accordance with Mr. Esmann’s wishes there will be no formal services at this time.

To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

Mrs. Melissa Kay Wheelington-Nofsinger, Obit (M)

Mrs. Melissa Kay Wheelington-Nofsinger age 43 of Ringgold, GA passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at a Chattanooga hospital.

Mrs. Wheelington-Nofsinger was born November 3, 1978 in San Antonio, TX to Mark and the late Carol Wheelington. She was full of life and loved her family, friends, and pets. She was a mother of 3 and a graduate of Ringgold High School.

Along with her mother she is preceded in death by her grandparents, Harvey & Charlotte Yarbrough, and Buel & Gloria Wheelington.

Survivors include her father, Mark Wheelington (Dorleeta); husband, Michael Nofsinger; children, Rowan Wolfe (Myah), Hudson Nofsinger, and Arianna Nofsinger; and sister, Amy Collins.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Wheelington-Nofsinger will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 18 with Chaplain Steve Burns officiating.
Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rowan Wolfe, Mark Wheelington, Michael Wheelington, Russell Amescua, and Tim White serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 PM until the service hour.

To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

Mrs. Patsy Carolyn Trapp Hogg, Obit (H)

Mrs. Patsy Carolyn Trapp Hogg, age 74, of Rome, GA, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022, at a local hospital.

Patsy was born in Rome, GA on June 27, 1948, the daughter of the late Marvin Trapp and the late Nellie Weathington. She worked at Trend Mills and Pharr Yarns for over thirty years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Bill Trapp, Paul Trapp and Lowell Trapp.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Timothy Hogg; her sons, Tansley Cornwell (Carla) and Casey Cornwell; her grandchildren, Julia Cornwell, Lauren Cornwell and Logan Cornwell; her brothers, Glenn Trapp and Ray Trapp; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 1:00pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Jackie Dutton officiating. Interment will follow in Alpine Community Church Cemetery in Menlo, Georgia.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, from 11:00am until the service time.

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, at 12:30pm and include: Tansley Cornwell, Casey Cornwell, Chip Fickett, Randy Trapp, David Robinson and Russell Barwick, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers are Gwyn and Nancy Ingle, Terry Smith, Bay Hollis, Danny Bice, Sharon McGwire and all her Lake friends.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.

Ms. Bonnie Lou Allmon, Obit (P)

Ms. Bonnie Lou Allmon, age 69, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life Monday morning, September 12, 2022, at Cartersville Nursing Home in Cartersville, Georgia. Bonnie was born November 18, 1952, in Chattooga County, Georgia, a daughter of the late, Cecil Earl and Ethel Mae Johns Allmon. She was also preceded in death by her companion of twenty-two years, Leslie Rush, brothers, Clifford Eugene Allmon and Larry Paul Allmon, and a nephew, Ricky Shaw.

She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Ann Allmon of Calhoun, GA; grandchildren, Johnny Lee Hunter, Kristie Hunter, Manuel Centeno and Christopher Butler; brothers, Earl Clinton Allmon of Subligna, GA, and Gary Richard Allmon of Lyerly, GA; sisters and brother-in-law, Judy Marlene Shaw of Subligna, GA, and Linda and Herschel Lee Croy of Calhoun, GA; sister-in-law, Judy Allmon of Summerville, GA; nephews, James Croy, Mark Croy and Michael Shaw.

Services to celebrate the life of Ms. Bonnie Lou Allmon will be held Friday morning, September 16, 2002, at 11:00 a.m. at Ponders Calhoun Chapel with Reverend Wally Walden and Reverend Eddie Cochran officiating. Interment will follow at Chandler Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Ponders Calhoun Chapel from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and after 9:00 a.m. Friday until the service hour.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by, Ponders Calhoun Chapel 675 Jolly Rd Calhoun GA 30701

Mrs. Samantha Taylor Hunter, Obit (R)

MRS. SAMANTHA TAYLOR HUNTER, age 27, of Jamestown Road, Menlo, Georgia passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 2, 2022, in a Rome hospital. , a daughter of Stacy Laney and Scott Dial. Mrs. Hunter was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by grandparents and great grandparents, Charlie & Rachel Laney, Opal Molock, Deborah Fincher, Fred Hunter and Medford Gass, and uncles Walley Laney and Junior Laney.

Surviving are husband, Dalton Hunter; parents, Stacy Laney (Kevin Vaughn) and Scott Dial; son, Jameson Hunter; sister, Kelsey Dial; brother, Spencer Dial; grandparents, Rex Laney, Patricia and Bruce Bahrnan, Glenda Glass, Linda Dale Holleman; mother-in-law, Julie Hunter; brother-in-law, Taylor Hunter (Ashley); aunts, Linda Wooten, Delvia Streets, Darlene Hughes; nieces and nephews, Cody Dial, Tayli, Trevin, Ronan, Roklan.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday at 3:00 P.M. from the Summerville Scout Hut with Family and Friends speaking.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Danny Edward Scott, Jr, Obit (R)

MR. DANNY EDWARD SCOTT, JR., age 46, of Acworth, Georgia, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 7, 2022, in a Marietta hospital. Born in Great Lakes, Ill. on February 9, 1976, a son of Teresa Norton Scott and Danny Edward Scott, Sr., both surviving. Mr. Scott was a member of Four Mile Baptist Church and an auto parts deliveryman.

Surviving are Mother and Father; fiancée, Missey Haley; several Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins also survive,

Memorial services will be held Sunday, September 11th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home, with Rev. Joel Smith officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 1 until 2 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Danny Edward Scott, Jr. who passed away Wednesday.

Mrs. Rita Faye Campbell Jones, Obit (C)

Mrs. Rita Faye Campbell Jones, age 62 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Rita was born in Lafayette, Georgia on June 2, 1960, daughter of the late Bryant Campbell and Thelma Jean Faulkner Campbell. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed cooking, having a good time and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Rita was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Campbell and Phillip Campbell.

Rita is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Kelli and James Broome and Jamie and Randall Gray; companion and soul mate, Ernest Ragland; honorary family, Randy Ragland and Ginger McCarty; sisters and brother-in-law, Julie and James Dodd and Abbi Searels; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Dinah Campbell and John and Ginger Faulkner; grandchildren, Courtney(Bradley) Womack, Kaylie Broome, Ashton(Savannah) Broome, Gracyn Broome, Gracie Lands and Chelsey Lands; great grandchildren, Cru Womack and Archer Broome; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside and Interment services for Rita will be held Friday, September 9, 2022 at 2:30 P.M. in the Macedonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ashton Broome, James Broome, Bradley Womack, Brent Campbell, Jeremy Campbell, Randy Ragland, and Gracyn Broome.

Rita will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Friday from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 P.M.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Rita Faye Campbell Jones. Please visit www.coffmanfh.net to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.

Mrs. Marlene Tinney, Obit (R)

MRS. MARLENE TINNEY, age 82, of Allen Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at her residence. She was born in Trion, Georgia on December 21, 1939 to the late Wilburn Cleo and Lucille Mildred Donald Dolquery. Mrs. Tinney was Baptist by Faith and attended the New Antioch Baptist Church, where she taught the Ladies Sunday School Class, directed Bible School several times, and helped with the Christmas play. She also served as pianist at the Frog Pond Baptist Church in earlier years. Mrs. Tinney worked for the Chattooga County Tax office for 35 years, retiring in 2013. She enjoyed cross stitching, crocheting, and working puzzles in free time. In addition to Parents was preceded in death by her husband, the love of her life, Sonny Tinney.

Surviving are daughters, Wanda (Dale) Bain and Phyllis (Mike) Odom; grandchildren, Bucky (Carla) Chisolm, Melissa (Paul) Chamlee, Chris Bain, and Kevin Bain; 10 great grandchildren, Lexi Craig, Kayleigh Byars, Jaci Cleveland, Avri Chamlee, Addi Belle Chamlee, Layton Chisolm, Harper Anne Chisolm, Ren Chamlee, Adalee Bain, and Scout Chisolm; several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 9th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Helton and Mike Odom officiating, interment in Lyerly Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Bucky Chisolm, Chris Bain, Kevin Bain, Paul Chamlee, and Kimbren Dowdy; Honorary Pallbearers are the Women of New Antioch Baptist Church. The Family will receive friends Friday from 1 until 2 P.M. at the Funeral Home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Marlene Tinney, who passed away Tuesday.