Rome News-Tribune : 2019-09-07



A5 ♦ ♦ ROME NEWS-TRIBUNE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2019 OBITUARIES: Register. Pick. Score. • Play all 14 weeks • Your top 12 scores count for the grand prize • 14 weekly winners win prizes, plus 1 Grand Prize Winner 3 EASY STEPS: 1. Sign up at thegridiro­ 2. Pick the winners of high school, college and Pro games each week. 3. Score great prizes! Sign up to play for FREE at thegridiro­ Brought to you by Presented by In Memory Matthew “Matt” Mahon Myers, 40, of Macon, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019. A memorial service will be held Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Christ Episcopal Church with the RevHUHQG &\QWKLD .QDSS Ri¿flating. A reception will follow in the Great Hall. The family will greet friends Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Hart’s DW WKH &XSROD ,Q OLHX RI Àrzers, memorial contributi­ons may be made to St. Joseph Catholic School, 905 High Street, Macon, GA 31201, Mt. de Sales Academy, 851 Orange St., Macon, GA 31201, or Christ Church, 582 Walnut St., Macon, GA 31201. Matt was a 1996 graduate of Jesuit High School in Tampa and later a 2000 graduate of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, where he studied under Dr. Brown Patterson, who had studied under C.S. Lewis at Oxford University in London. In 2003, he graduated from Mercer University School of Law. Matt was a member of Leadership Macon, St. Joseph Catholic School Board, State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Gridiron Secret Society, and Idle Hour Country Club. He was passionate about traveling and had a deep, loving devotion to his family. He is preceded in death by his uncle, Wade Cooper Myers III; and grandparen­ts, Dr. W. Mahon Myers and Katherine H. Myers, and L. Ralph Wetheringt­on and Nixie I. Wetheringt­on. Matt is survived by his wife of 15 years, Edgeley Askew Myers of Macon; children, Anna Burns Wiley Myers and Darden Cooper Myers of Macon; parents, Martha and Park Myers of Tampa, Florida; parents-in-law, Mary Ann Wiley Askew and King Askew of Rome, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Judy and Jamie Myers, Nancy Myers, and Kathy Myers Hyer, all of Tampa; and many cousins who Matt mentored along the way. Please visit to express condolence­s. Hart’s at the Cupola, Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center, 6324 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of the arrangemen­ts. Marilyn Hearn Miller, age 79, of Rome, GA, passed away at noon on Monday, Sept. 1, at the Assured Hospice Care Center in Cartersvil­le, GA. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and infant children, David Andrew and Julietta Marie. She is survived by David, her husband of 57 years; son, John, (Jennifer), of Bethlehem, Georgia; son, Michael, of Rome; sister, Nancy Hearn; brother, Steve (Ginger); and brother, Jim (Jean). Marilyn had seven grandchild­ren whom she adored: Ryan Miller (Jordyn), Callie Swafford, Spenser (Jennifer) Swafford, Alex Arnold, Bailey Arnold, Christophe­r Miller, and Braden Miller. She had 3 great-grandchild­ren, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Second Avenue Baptist Church in Rome, Georgia on Sept. 17 at 1 P.M. ,Q OLHX RI ÀRZHUV DQG LQ honor of her mission work, the family is requesting donations be forwarded to Inca Link Internatio­nal, P.O. Box 1321, Boone, NC 28607 with the memo Costa Rica’s Ministry. Website: incalink.donorstool­ MILLER, Marilyn Hearn MYERS, Matthew “Matt” Mahon

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