Obituaries

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Mr. Richard­son

Mr. Jimmy Dale Richard­son, age 75, of Rock­mart, passed away on Thurs­day, Oct.

6, 2016. He was born on Jan. 21, 1941 in Cleve­land, Ala., the son of the late Har­vey and Lizzie Moss Richard­son.

Mr. Richard­son is sur­vived by his wife, Mag­gie For­hand Hill Richard­son; son, Doug Richard­son; two grand­chil­dren; four great-grand­chil­dren and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Mr. Richard­son is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents; sis­ters, Anne Richard­son and Louise Winslette and broth­ers, Wal­ter Richard­son and D.L. Richard­son.

In keep­ing with Mr. Richard­son’s wishes, he was cre­mated.

A grave­side me­mo­rial ser­vice was held on Mon­day, Oct. 10, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Polk Mem­ory Gar­dens Ceme­tery with Rev. Wayne Bene­field of­fi­ci­at­ing.

The fam­ily has re­quested that flow­ers are to be omit­ted; how­ever, me­mo­rial do­na­tions can be made to a charity of your choice in mem­ory of Mr. Richard­son.

Mes­sages of con­do­lence can be made to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book at gam­magefh. com.

The Olin L. Gam­mage and Sons Fu­neral Home han­dled the ar­range­ments for Mr. Jimmy Dale Richard­son.

Mr. Grant

Mr. Roger Wil­liam Grant, age 63, of Cedar­town, passed away on Thurs­day evening, Oct. 6, 2016 fol­low­ing an ex­tended ill­ness.

Mr. Grant was born on Aug. 27, 1953 in LaGrange, a son of the late Johnny Wil­liam Grant and Lois Carter Grant.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, he was also pre­ceded in death by two broth­ers, John Howard Grant and Mike Grant; and a sis­ter, Linda Smith.

He was a kin­dred spirit, never meet­ing a stranger and al­ways lov­ing those he met. Mr. Grant loved and cher­ished his wife, fam­ily and friends and we are all much richer for hav­ing him in our lives the time that we did. Mr. Grant was of the Bap­tist faith. He is sur­vived by his lov­ing and ded­i­cated wife, Mrs. Mar­ian Cooter Grant; his sis­ters, Brenda Blay­lock, Judy Jor­dan and Kay Dick­ett; his broth­ers, Ed­ward Grant, Cur­rin Grant and Ricky Bowles; his daugh­ters and their fam­i­lies, Ash­ley Bolton and Chase, Han­nah Grant, Sherry Cantrell and Jason; his son and daugh­ter in law, Davie Lee Craw­ford and Heather; his special brother in law and his wife, Tommy Baker and Al­ida Baker; a num­ber of grand­chil­dren, nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive. Roger is also sur­vived by his special friends, Jerry Bates, David and Vicky Gable, Al­bert Smith and Lessie and Ken­neth Tracey.

Me­mo­rial ser­vices for Mr. Roger Wil­liam Grant will be con­ducted on Satur­day af­ter­noon, Oct, 15, 2016 at 4 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home with the Rev. Ken­dall Davis and Hospice Chap­lain Allen Fuller of­fi­ci­at­ing.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends on Sun­day evening, Oct. 9, 2016 at the Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home.

Fol­low­ing vis­i­ta­tion and in ac­cor­dance with Mr. Grant’s wishes, he will be cre­mated.

Flow­ers will be ac­cepted or me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions can be made in Mr. Grant’s mem­ory to the: Amer­i­can Heart and Lung As­so­ci­a­tions.

Visit the me­mo­rial web site at www.lite­seyfh.com to ex­tend per­sonal con­do­lences to the fam­ily and to sign the on­line guest­book.

The Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home was in charge of the ar­range­ments for Mr. Roger Wil­liam Grant.

Mr. Rober­son

Mr. Elmer New­ton Rober­son, age 84, of Tay­lorsville, passed away Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 5, 2016 in a Rome med­i­cal cen­ter.

He was born in Tay­lorsville, on Oct. 21, 1931 a son of the late Henry New­ton Rober­son and Beu­lah Cox Rober­son.

Mr. Rober­son had lived all of his life in Tay­lorsville where he was a mem­ber of the Bethel Cross­roads Bap­tist Church and had served as a Dea­con since 1959.

He was a re­tired self em­ployed con­crete con­trac­tor. Mr. Rober­son en­joyed gar­den­ing, telling sto­ries and spend­ing time with his fam­ily and friends.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents he was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Betty Wil­lia.m.s Rober­son on May 2, 2000; by a grand­son Shane Rober­son ; by two sis­ters: Faye Gar­rett and Christine Bai­ley and five broth­ers: Franklin, Ste­wart, Charles, Ray and Dean Rober­son.

He is sur­vived by a son, Larry Rober­son (Mary), Jack­son, GA; daugh­ter, Lisa Bunch (Gary), Tay­lorsville; best friend and com­pan­ion Fred­die Wolfe, Tay­lorsville; her chil­dren who he called his own: Cindy Gurniewicz ( John), Pow­der Springs, Lynn Lanier (Rusty), Tay­lorsville; Dawn Wood (Lance), Rock­mart, Greg Wolfe, Tay­lorsville, Teresa Wil­son (Ken­neth), Cartersville and Patti Wheeler, Bran­don, Miss.; sis­ter, Glenda Gar­rett (Rev. Charles), Rock­mart; twelve grand­chil­dren; thir­teen great grand­chil­dren ; one great great grand­child and nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held Satur­day, Oct. 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Bethel Cross­roads Bap­tist Church with Rev. Charles Gar­rett of­fi­ci­at­ing.

In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the Bethel Cross­roads Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery with Rusty Lanier of­fi­ci­at­ing.

Neph­ews will serve as pall­bear­ers and in­clude: Faron Bai­ley, Tim Gar­rett, Matt Gar­rett, Danny Rober­son, Gary Rober­son, Jackie Rober­son and David Wil­lia.m.s.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Friday from 5 un­til 8 p.m. at the Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home.

The Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home was in charge of ar­range­ments for Mr. Elmer New­ton Rober­son.

Mrs. Rider

Mrs. Mar­garet Jean Rider, age 81, of Rock­mart passed away Tues­day, Oct. 4, 2016 in a Rome med­i­cal cen­ter.

She was born in Cedar­town on Sept. 6, 1935, a daugh­ter of the late Wil­lia.m. Archie McLarty and Gertha Dill McLarty. Mrs. Rider moved to Rock­mart from Austell where she was a home­maker. She was of the Bap­tist faith and she had a great love for her chil­dren and grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents she was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Glenn Rider and a brother, Gary McLarty.

Sur­vivors in­clude her two sons: Phillip R. Deems, I and his wife De­bra, Jack­sonville, Fla. and Tony Deems and his wife Nina; Pikeville, Ky.; two grand­chil­dren: Phillip Rider II (An­gela), Or­lando, Fla., and Krista Deems, Jack­sonville, Fla.; sis­ter, Dar­nice Brown­lee and her hus­band Loen, Dou­glasville; sis­ter in law He­len McLarty, Villa Rica; a num­ber of nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive.

Grave­side fu­neral and in­ter­ment ser­vices will be held Friday, Oc­to­ber 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Northview Ceme­tery of Cedar­town with Rev. David War­riner of­fi­ci­at­ing.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Friday af­ter­noon from 12 noon un­til 2 p.m. at the Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home.

The Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home is in charge of ar­range­ments for Mrs. Mar­garet Jean Rider.

Mr. Bar­rett

Mr. Rory "Scott" Bar­rett, age 55 of Cedar­town, passed away on Tues­day, Oct. 4, 2016.

He was born on Dec. 1, 1960 in Cedar­town, the son of J.T. Bar­rett and Ly­dia Pope Bar­rett.

Mr. Bar­rett had worked for Lee Cylin­der and also the Ne­wark Paper­board Com­pany.

He was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, J.T. Bar­rett, his mother, Ly­dia Pope Bar­rett and his sis­ter, Joyce B. Jones.

Mr. Bar­rett is sur­vived by his brother, Mike Archer; nephew, Brian Jones and niece, Deb­bie Howard. Great neph­ews and nieces also sur­vive.

Mr. Bar­rett was cre­mated and a Me­mo­rial Ser­vice will be an­nounced at a later date.

For per­sonal con­do­lences and to sign the on­line guest book, please visit our web site at lite­seyfh. com.

The Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home was in charge of the ar­range­ments for Mr. Rory Scott Bar­rett.

Mrs. Moody

Mrs. Mary Ruth Moody, age 84, of Cedar­town, Ga., passed away on Mon­day evening, Oc­to­ber 3, 2016.

Mrs. Moody was born on June 18, 1932 in Har­al­son County the daugh­ter of the late Ja.m.es Arthur Long and the late Lil­lie Pearl Ad­kins Long.

She was also pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Wil­lia.m. Hira.m. "Bill" Moody.

She is sur­vived by her daugh­ter, Gail Dun­can and her grad daugh­ter, Sab­rina Lynn Dun­can. She is also sur­vived by her lov­ing and de­voted cat and dog, Bad­die and Skippy.

In keep­ing with Mrs. Moody's wishes, she was cre­mated. The Me­mo­rial Ser­vice for Mrs. Mary Ruth Moody will be con­ducted on Friday af­ter­noon, Oct. 7, 2016 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home.

The fam­ily re­ceived friends on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 prior to the fu­neral hour at the Lite­sey Fu­neral Home.

The fam­ily has asked that flow­ers please be omit­ted and do­na­tions made to the Cedar­town Hu­mane So­ci­ety P.O. Box 1339, Cedar­town, Ga. 30125

For per­sonal con­do­lences and to sign the on­line guest­book, please visit lite­seyfh.com.

The Lester C. Lite­sey Fu­neral Home was in charge of the ar­range­ments for Mrs. Mary Ruth Moody.

Mrs. Dunn

Mrs. Sara Anne Dunn, 74, of Cum­ming, died at home Sun­day, Oct. 3, 2016 of nat­u­ral causes.

She was the widow of the late Ken­neth Franklin Dunn, to whom she was wed over 53 years.

To­gether, they were par­ents to four chil­dren, Mr. Joseph De­wayne Dunn of Ma­ri­etta, Mr. Ken­neth Franklin Dunn Jr., of Belmont, N.C., and two daugh­ters lost in in­fancy, Stephanie and Su­san.

In ad­di­tion to her sons, Mrs. Dunn is sur­vived by her sis­ter, Carolyn Meeks of Bar­nesville, and her grand­son, Colby Spencer Dunn of Belmont, N.C.

She was pre­ceded in death by her brother Joseph Moore, and by her par­ents Agnes Spivey Moore and Shel­lie B. Moore.

At her coun­try home, Mrs. Dunn was an avid wild an­i­mal watcher. She and her hus­band fed al­most any an­i­mal that hap­pened by, in­clud­ing mi­gra­tory birds, a menagerie of dogs through the years, squir­rels look­ing for an easy liv­ing, deer hid­ing dur­ing hunt­ing sea­son, and even mice that once in­vaded the fam­ily car.

Mrs. Dunn also kept pet cats, pro­vid­ing love, food, shel­ter, and a place to watch the wildlife with her, al­beit from win­dowsills, spoil­ing their de­sires to hunt be­low the bird feed­ers that tempted them so.

She was a stri­dent be­liever in the Gospels and teach­ings of her lord and sav­ior Je­sus Christ. This faith greatly filled her days, and con­soled her since her hus­band’s pass­ing with a prom­ise that they would be re­united.

Me­mo­rial ser­vices were held Satur­day, Oct. 8, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of the Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home with Rev. Danny Dunn and Rev. Jimmy Shoe­maker of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­urn­ment will fol­low in Rock­mart Me­mo­rial Gar­dens.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends Satur­day prior to the me­mo­rial hour at the fu­neral home.

The Alvis Miller and Son Fu­neral Home was in charge of the me­mo­rial ser­vice for Mrs. Sara Anne Dunn.

Mr. West

Mr. Lee Frank West, age 89 of Smyrna, for­merly of Rock­mart, passed away on Sun­day, Oct. 2, 2016.

He was born on Aug. 19, 1927 in Floyd County, the son of the late Wil­lia.m. Ed­ward and Cora Robin­son West.

Mr. West is sur­vived by his daugh­ters, Cathy Jack­son and San­dra Heard; five grand­chil­dren and eight great-grand­chil­dren.

Mr. West is pre­ceded in death by his par­ents; wife, Mary Frances San­ders West and nu­mer­ous broth­ers and sis­ters.

The fu­neral ar­range­ments for Mr. Lee Frank West were con­ducted on Wed­nes­day, Oct. 5, 2016 at 12 p.m. at the Gam­mage Fu­neral Home with Rev. Eddy Hughes of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in the An­ti­och Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery.

The fam­ily of Mr. West re­ceived fam­ily and friends on the evening of Tues­day, Oct. 4, 2016 from at the Gam­mage Fu­neral Home.

The fol­low­ing gen­tle­men served as pall­bear­ers: Seth Bene­field, Eric Heard, Chad Jack­son, Gar­ion Pi­att, Gary Pi­att and Jimmy Teal.

Mes­sages of con­do­lence can be made to the fam­ily by sign­ing the on­line guest­book at Gam­magefh. com.

The Olin L. Gam­mage and Sons Fu­neral Home han­dled the ar­range­ments for Mr. Lee Frank West.

Mr. Smith

Mr. Wil­lia.m. "Jerry" Smith, age 70, passed away on Sept. 30, 2016 at home in Ta.m.pa, Fla.

He was born in Rich­mond, Ind., on Sept. 18, 1946 to Wil­lia.m. and Mary (May) Smith.

He was a hon­or­able vet­eran of the United States Marine Corps, and worked his ca­reer as a plant man­ager at sev­eral lo­ca­tions across the coun­try.

He is sur­vived by his wife of 50 years, Peggy (Cor­nett) Smith, two sons, Darien Smith (Danielle), Brian Smith (Leona), a sis­ter, Pa­tri­cia Lil­ley, and four grand­chil­dren, Is­abella, Parker, Mary, and Olivia Smith.

A Me­mo­rial Ser­vice was held on Satur­day Oct. 8, 2016 11 a.m. at Blount and Curry Ter­race Oaks Chapel in Ta.m.pa, Fla.

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