Obituaries


 

GIBSON
Mr. William “Bill” Franklin Gibson, Jr., age 67, of Menlo, GA, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.
 
Mr. Gibson was born August 29, 1947, in Cohutta, GA, son of the late William “Bill” Franklin and Bertha Howell Gibson, Sr. He was a member of the Christian Home Baptist Church, and was employed as a Truck Driver with Textile Rubber. He was also a member of the National Guard for 21 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughters, Ciera Nicole Key and Taylor Sipes.
 
Mr. Gibson is survived by his wife, Nora Croy; sons and daughters-in-law, Shane and Elaine Gibson, Gary and Shannon Gibson, and Chris and Jill Gibson; a daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Anthony Herndon; a brother, Steven Gibson; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Kenneth Combs, Sylvia and Melvin Sane, Beverly and Earl Burnette, and Carolyn and Henry Beaty.
 
Funeral services for Mr. Gibson will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shane Gibson and Rev. Eric Greeson officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Eric Gibson, Noah Gibson, Christopher Gibson, Patrick Strawn, Ricky Phillips, and Henry Ingle. Honorary pallbearers will be all personal friends.
 
Mr. Gibson will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Monday, April 20, 2015.
 
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. William “Bill” Franklin Gibson, Jr. who died on Saturday.

 


SELMAN

Mr. James “Jimmy” Crawford Selman, age 83, of Rome, passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 after a lengthy illness. 

Jimmy was born in Texas Valley on December 20, 1931, son of the late Thomas Spurgeon Selman and Elise Crawford Selman.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, John, Richard, Stanley and Roger Selman.  He was a long-time farmer in Floyd County. Jimmy began helping his father plant crops and dairy farm at a very young age.   He continued to farm until 1979 when he began working with the maintenance dept. of the Floyd County School System. His hobbies were tending his mules and growing a large garden each summer.   He was a 1950 graduate of Armuchee High School where he was a member of the basketball team. While at Armuchee High School, he met Glenda Barton of Everett Springs. In 1952 they married and would have celebrated 63 years of marriage in June. 

Survivors include his wife Glenda Selman, Rome; a daughter, Joan Selman Jarrett and her husband, DeJuan of Summerville, a son, Steve Selman and his wife, Sharon of Rome;  surviving grandchildren are, Lauren Jarrett, Summerville, Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, OK, Sarah Selman Martin, Newnan, Stephanie Selman, Decatur, Seth Selman, Rome and three great-grandchildren.  Mr. Selman also has two sisters, Shirley Selman Owens, Rome and Nancy Selman Colston, Kite, GA. 

Funeral services for Mr. Selman will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 3:00pm in Armuchee Baptist Church with Reverend Glenn Clonts and Dr. Wayne Hopper officiating.  Eulogies will be given by Karen Selman Teems and William Burk. Interment will follow in Armuchee Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel on Monday, from 5:00 until 7:30pm. At other hours they may be contacted at the residence. 

Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Armuchee Baptist Church on Tuesday at 2:30pm and include active pallbearers: Sam Selman, Seth Selman, Ryan Jarrett, William Burk, John Lowery and Pete Peyton; Honorary pallbearers include: Max Worley, Chuck Adams, Ronnie Sharp, Allen Gurley, Ron Nance and Bill Gilliland. 

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel has charge of the funeral arrangements.


AYCOCK

Ms. Willie Mozelle Aycock, age 99, of Rome passed away at a local nursing facility Friday, April 17, 2015. 

Ms. Aycock was born in Rome on May 30, 1915 daughter of the late William Lazarus Aycock and Nancy Selena Jones Aycock.  She was also proceeded in death by her siblings, E. J. Aycock, Woodrow M. Aycock and Richard Marshall Aycock. Ms. Aycock was the oldest member of New Armuchee Baptist Church where she taught the T.E.L Sunday School Class for ten years. She was also a member of the Joy Club of New Armuchee Baptist Church and the Etowah Chapter of the Eastern Star. 

Survivors include her care givers two nieces, Jane Fulton, Cedartown and Tunie Holder, Summerville and a nephew Richard Michael Aycock, Rome; numerous other nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews also survive. 

Graveside services for Ms. Aycock will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 11am in Pleasant Valley North Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend Robert C. Anderson officiating. 

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, on Tuesday, from 5:00 until 7:00pm. At other hours they may be contacted at their respective residences. 

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel has charge of the funeral arrangements.