MRS. IDELLA EMMA DANIEL BLACK – Age 99, of Summerville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016. She was born on March 2, 1917 in Gayesville, Alabama to the late Charlie Walton Daniel and Birder Woodard Daniel.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Mahue Black, six brothers, and three sisters.  She was retired from Mann’s Manufacturing Company.  Mrs. Black was the oldest member of West Fifth Street Church of Christ.

She is survived by her devoted daughter, Barbara Jean Madden; two grandsons, Anthony Madden and Roderick Madden; four great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; two sisters, Jewell Echols and Velma Adams; sisters-in-law, Eva Byron, Carrie Young, Annie Black, Evelyn Black; nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives; special thanks to her caregivers, July Loveless and Heyman Hospice of Rome, Georgia, and other friends.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:00 P. M.  at the West Fifth Street Church of Christ, Summerville, Georgia with Bro. John Lewis and Bro. J. J. Bankston officiating.  The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service.  Interment, Summerville Cemetery.


Mr. Tommy Fay Cordle, age 76, of Trion, GA, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at his residence.

Mr. Cordle was born March 24, 1940, in Trion, GA, son of the late Robert Lee Cordle and Eva Lula Mae Skates Cordle.  He attended the Fairview South Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed with Mayfield Dairy Farms.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Swanson Cordle; brothers, Roy Lee Cordle, Scott Cordle, Cecil Cordle, Renea Cordle, Gerald Cordle, Bernard Cordle, G. D. Cordle, and Glendon Cordle.

Mr. Cordle is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Cliff and Kelly Cordle, Steven and Holly Cordle; daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Mike Howard; brother, Jimmy Cordle; sisters, Dorothy Austin and Lula Mae James; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Cordle will be held at 12:00 Noon Friday, August 26, 2016, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lowell Cantrell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Daniel Cordle, Tyler Cordle, Zach Cordle, Aaron Bell, Mike Howard, Cliff Cordle, Steven Cordle, Kristi Bell, Autumn Howard, and Allie Cordle.  Honorary pallbearers will be Glen Mann, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, Myra Smith, and the nurses and staff of Life Choice (Compassus) Hospice.

Mr. Cordle will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Thursday, August 25, 2016.