Area Obituaries

Mullins, Vernon Fred (Rocky Face)

Vernon Fred Mullins, 79, of Rocky Face, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Hamilton Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Eula Mullins; and a sister, Dot Jones. Mr. Mullins was a United States Army veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Earlene and Michael Deeter of Rocky Face, Tracy Minke of Mississippi, and Joni and Richard Adams of Florida; ... (click for more)

Caldwell, Pat (Dalton)

Pat “Memaw” Caldwell, 75, of Dalton, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at Hamilton Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Edna Crum; brother, John Edward Crum. She was a den mother of the Cub Scouts Pack #62, a member of Dalton High School Band Club, and a member of the Rebakahs. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Lloyd Caldwell of Dalton; sons, Larry, Edward, and Douglas Caldwell ... (click for more)


Richardson, Sonya Rena (Trion)

Sonya Rena Richardson, 49, of Trion, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Rena was employed for over 20 years with the Roper Corp. in LaFayette. She was preceded in death by her father, Lewis LeBron McWhorter; grandparents, Lewis McWhorter, Claymon and Christine “Cricket” Burgess; mother-in-law, Yvonne King Richardson; and brother-in-law, Tracy Eugene Richardson. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Richardson; daughter, ... (click for more)

Liles, Rodney (LaFayette)

Rodney “Rockin Rod” Liles, 59, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Rex and Virginia Nell Liles, and brother, Larry Eugene Locklear. He is survived by his loving wife, Sherry Liles; daughters, Shae Liles, Haven Cronnon, Patricia (Chris) Burkett, Christy Hogue, and Raven (Wyat) Worley; son, Casey Liles; grandchildren, Michael (Amy) Forrest, Cody Forrest, Becca Liles, C.J. ... (click for more)


York, Mary Frances Hise (LaFayette)

Mary Frances Hise York, 92, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Gordon “Squirrely” York; her parents, Oscar “Bunk” and Roberta Mahan Hise; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert (Helen) Hise, Chester (Bessie) Hise, and James Hise. He is survived by daughter, Donna Fowler; sons, Terry (Yvonne) York, and Stephan York; grandchildren, Cindy Brown, Jeremy York, Jamie ... (click for more)

Ramos, Juan Medina (Dalton)

Juan Medina Ramos, 53, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020. Arrangements and survivors will be announced by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Ga. (click for more)


Moorhouse, Joseph "JP" (Benton)

Joseph “JP” Moorhouse, 94, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at home. A Celebration of Life graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 6 at Benton Memorial Gardens, with military honors. His family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. on Monday at Higgins Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.HigginsFuneral.com. Arrangements have been entrusted ... (click for more)

Burris, Marquetta "Marcy" (Cleveland)

Marquetta “Marcy” Burris, 43, a life-long resident of Bradley County, passed away Tuesday June 30, 2020, after a long and valiant fight with cancer. Marcy was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn West Burris; her grandparents, Rev. Bud and Eula West; and her aunt, Gladys Bullard. Marcy was diagnosed with a brain tumor over 10 years ago, from which she became legally blind. Through all of her physical struggles she never gave ... (click for more)




Miller, Bobby "Bob" (Cleveland)

Harris, Louis Roger (Cleveland)

Swank, Jody Gayle (Cleveland)


Bobby “Bob” Miller, 57, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 in a Nashville hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory. (click for more)

Louis Roger Harris, 77, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Beacon Baptist Church. He was a retired ... (click for more)

Jody Gayle Swank, 52, went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 3, 2020, after being involved in a tragic incident. Jody was born to Gayland and Joann Harold Rinne on July 30, 1967. Jody ... (click for more)


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