Floyd County

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Surnames L

LAY , George Terrell
LITTLE , James Everett

George Terrell Lay
George Terrell Lay, of 335 Ross St., passed away Thursday at the residence after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Thankful Baptist Church with Dr. Orlando Yates officiating. Interment will be at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence. Survivors include one sister, Miss Sarah Ann Lay of Rome; two nieces, Mrs. Sarah William, Detroit, Mich. And Mrs. Thelma Johnson, Braddock, Pa.; two nephews, Oliver Lay, Dayton, Ohio, and Albert Lay, New Kensington, Pa.; host of other relatives and friends. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the residence Sunday at 2:45 p.m. to leave for the funeral service. Dozier Mortuary has charge of arrangements.
(Rome News Tribune, Rome, Ga., March 27, 1987, page 1-A)
Submitted by Edna Stephens.

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James Everett Little
Funeral services for James Everett Little, 80, of 1909 Hull St., who died Saturday (November 28, 1970) at 1 p.m. in a Rome hospital following a sudden illness, will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Henderson Frazier chapel with the Rev. Harvey Brown officiating. Interment will be in Floyd Memory Gardens. Mr. Little was born in Polk County Sept. 7, 1890, son of the late Ben and Mary Ann Little. He was a retired employee of the Battey State Hospital, and a member of Etna Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Clifford Little of Lindale; four daughters, Miss Virginia Little of Lindale, Mrs. Sarah Howard of Silver Creek, Mrs. Mary Ferguson of Hampton, Va., and Mrs. Hazel Miller of Highrose, N.M.; one sister, Mrs. Allie Dempsey of Cedartown; six grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers include Clifford Little, M. C. Dempsey, Herman Poe, Granger Poe, Jim Sanders, and Freddie Slaughter. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 7 to 9 P.M.
(Rome News Tribune)
Submitted by Edna Stephens.

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