September 8, 2022
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.
September 8, 2022
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.
September 7, 2022
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.
September 7, 2022
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.
September 6, 2022
Deacon Ricky Wesley Starr, Obit (W)
DEACON RICKY WESLEY STARR – Age 63, of Rome, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 3, 2022. He was born February 7, 1959, in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from Chattooga High School Class of 1977 and later obtained his Associates Degree. He served in the United States Army where his job title was a Transport Operator from 1977 to 1980. Afterwards, he worked for Roper Corporation and Trion State Prison. He grew up at New Bethel Baptist Church and later became a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Cedar Bluff, Alabama, where he was a Deacon. He was a Past Worshipful Master Mason of Holland Lodge, #47, Lyerly, Georgia. He was an advid fisherman and was a University of Alabama football and Duke University basketball fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, West Starr and Mildred Dykes Starr.
He is survived by his loving wife, Nisa Lawrence Starr; daughters, Joyce (Conte) Stanley and Katyria Shropshire; stepsons, Dominque Lawrence, Brandon Lawrence, and Remize Lawrence; grandchildren, Ashanti Towers, Nyla Lawrence, Noah Lawrence, and Cayleigh Lawrence; sisters, Jackie (Anthony) Hatten, Vickie Settles, and Terri Clarke; brothers-in-law, Jimmy Fleetwood, Ricky Fleetwood, Eric Lawrence; aunt, Ruth Starr; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Due to flooding in Summerville, the Homegoing Celebration for Mr. Starr has been moved to Saturday, September 17, 2022, at 1:00 at New Bethel Baptist Church, 281 Georgia Ave, Summerville, Georgia 30747, with Pastor Cedric Williams, Eulogist and Pastor Kevin Roach, Officiant.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 16, 2022, from 6:00 P. M. – 7:30 P. M. at New Bethel Baptist Church with Masonic Rites by the Holland Lodge, #47. Interment, Summerville City Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.
September 4, 2022
Mrs. Burmah Nell Green, Obit (R)
MRS. BURMAH NELL GREEN, age 77, of Cloudland, Georgia, passed away Saturday morning, September 3, 2022, at her residence. Mrs. Green was born on April 22, 1945 to the late Roscoe and Derotha Tommie McClung. She was a member and Elder of the Cloudland Presbyterian Church and was retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections. Burmah enjoyed walking, sewing, crafting and was active in the Cloudland Yoga and Mentone Knitting Class. In addition to Parents, She was preceded in death by a brother, the late Carlton McClung.
Surviving are Her loving husband of 57 years, Phil Green; daughter, Angie Pritchett (Jackie); granddaughter, Lindsey Hankins (Brian); great grandchildren, Reese Willingham, Kristen Hankins, Colton Hankins.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 6th, at 4:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Bobby Cavin and David Tidmore officiating, interment in Cloudland Presbyterian Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Chad O. Green, Butch Young, Greg Hawkins, Rex Abernathy, Dickie Tanner, and David Tidmore; Honorary Pallbearers Cindy Deberry, Glenda Hamilton, Nancy McCalmon, Sarah Pless, Nancy Abernathy, Carol Thomason, Sally Muschamp, Patsy and Kimberly Jackson, and Gay Godbois. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 until 4 P.M. at the Funeral Home. The Family request no flowers and suggest contributions to the Cloudland Presbyterian Church or Cloudland Presbyterian Cemetery.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Burmah Nell Green, who passed away Saturday.
September 4, 2022
Frances M. Palmour, Obit (R)
MS. FRANCES M. PALMOUR, age 92, of Summerville, Georgia, passed away Saturday morning September 3, 2022, in the local nursing center. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, She was born on February 19, 1930 to the late Samuel Grady Palmour, Sr. and Georgia Alice Weaver Palmour. Ms. Palmour was a Charter Member of Horizon Baptist Fellowship and was retired school teacher for the Chattooga County and Trion City School systems. In addition to Parents, She was preceded in death by a sister, the late Maxine Palmour.
Surviving are brothers, Grady and Ann Palmour and Jimmy and Judy Palmour; niece, Georgianna Palmour; nephews, Jay and Beth Palmour, Christopher Ward, Sam Palmour and Mack Palmour.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 7th, at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in West Hill Cemetery at Trion, with Rev. John Paul Harris officiating. Active Pallbearers Jay Palmour, Chris Ward, Sam Palmour, Mack Palmour, John Weaver, Michael White, and Darrell White. Visitation will be Wednesday at 1 P.M. at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Ms. Frances M. Palmour.
September 4, 2022
Mrs. Tara Terrell – Pennamon, Obit (W)
MRS. TARA TERRELL – PENNAMON – Age 52, of Rome, Ga and formerly of Summerville, Ga passed away Thursday August 25, 2022. She was born July 22 1970. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Matthew Smith, Jr. and Ora Mae Shropshire; parents, Harry and Joan Terrell and brother, Ramon Pollard.
Survivors are her loving and devoted family, husband Corey Pennamon of Rome, Ga; children Camion( Terrance) Allen, Vaneicia Newsome ( Ervin Torres), Te’nace Newsome, Lacorya Hernandez, Kelsey Bedford, and Giauna Mullins; grandchildren; Liliana and Masen Ledesma, Heaven and Camren Allen, Kelsey “KB” and Teagan Bedford; siblings; Dorcus (Marion) McCrary, Duncan Shropshire, and Valerio Pollard; a loving step- father Carl Blythe; aunt, Ardella “Susie” Shropshire; loving mother-in-law, Mary McMutry-Pennamon, and a loving brother-in-law Bryant Pennamon. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral Service will be Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 2:00 P. M. at Willis Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.
September 1, 2022
Ms. Barbara Jean Cline, Obit (M)
Ms. Barbara Jean Cline, age 83, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at her residence.
Ms. Cline was born February 23, 1939, in Calhoun, GA, daughter of the late Robert Olen and Verna Mae Pendley Cline. She was Baptist by faith, and prior to her retirement, was employed with the Chattooga County and Trion City School Systems.
Early on, she was a devoted mother to four daughters, coaching ball teams and leading their Girl Scout Troops. Her hobbies included collecting antiques, basket weaving, and gardening. Ms. Cline loved traveling and toured Europe and all throughout the United States numerous times. She later doted on her grandchildren and loved tending to her flowers and courtyard. She became a loyal member of the Chattooga County Senior Center and enjoyed participating in the Silver Sneakers and playing Rook with friends.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Cline was preceded in death by her daughter, Angela Eller; a sister, Sue Holbert; and brother, Charles Cline.
Survivors include her daughters, Debra (John) Voight, Rhonda (Phil) Williams, and Ericka (Stacy) Young; grandchildren, Amber Hudgins, Jason Eller, Michael Eller, Amanda Parrot, Jarrod Broome, Logan Broome, Rhett Tucker, and Erin Tucker; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 4, 2022, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Eulogist Phil Williams officiating. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Charlie Lumpkin, John Voight, Jarrod Broome, Logan Broome, Rhett Tucker, and Grayson Justice. Honorary pallbearers will be the Members of the Chattooga Senior Center and the ladies from her card parties.
Ms. Cline will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service on Sunday.
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.
August 31, 2022
Mr. Billy Ray Clark, Sr., Obit (C)
Mr. Billy Ray Clark, Sr. age 78 of Summerville, Georgia passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at his residence.
Mr. Clark was born in Trion, Georgia on July 18, 1944, son of the late Joseph Hill Clark and Sarah Katherine Wright Clark. He was a member of the Cornerstone Pentecostal Church in Cedar Bluff and was retired from Reichold Chemical Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his dogs.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Clark was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Watkins and a great granddaughter, Rena Flood. Mr. Clark is survived by his wife, Kay Clark; daughters and son-in-law, Tina and Wayne Flood, Linda Newton and Elaine Lindsey; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Connie Clark and Dwayne and Lacy Clark; brother, Louis Clark; 11 grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Clark will be held Friday, September 2, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Collins officiating.
Mr. Clark will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.
The family respectfully asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Pentecostal Powers Ministries, 85 Lyerly Dam Road, Lyerly, GA 30730.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Billy Wayne Clark, Sr. Please visit http://www.coffmanfh.net to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.