Mr. Preston “Pete” Hampton, age 72, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Hampton was born April 21, 1946, in Hollywood, AL, son of the late William Chaplain Hampton and Julia Jane Adams Hampton.  He was a member of Grace Christian Fellowship of Dalton.  Mr. Hampton founded and was the owner and operator of Hampton Refrigeration.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, James Leon Hampton.
Mr. Hampton is survived by his wife of 54 years, Paula Owens Hampton; son and daughter-in-law, Dwayne and Joy Hampton; daughter and son-in-law, Janine and Jesse Sisk; brother, David Hampton; sisters, Elizabeth Riddle, Beatrice Nichols, Hazel Hampton, Barbara Spencer, Min Tritton, and Doris Hampton; grandchildren, Brittany Sisk and Cooper Hampton.
Funeral services for Mr. Hampton will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 17, 2018, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Michael Redwine and Pastor Ron Sowder officiating.  Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Vernon Bond, Denny Smith, Frankie Jones, Charles Latta, Phillip Cox, and Wayne Pace.  Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Grace Christian Fellowship of Dalton.
Mr. Hampton will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Friday.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Preston “Pete” Hampton who died on Wednesday.




             MR. WILLIAM H. (BILLY) PARKER, age 88, of Dovers Cut Road, Lyerly, Georgia, passed away Sunday afternoon, November 11, 2018, in a Rome hospital.   A native of Chattooga County, he was born to the late DeForest and Clara Sprayberry Parker on August 30, 1930.  Mr. Parker was retired from Inland Container, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a member of Berea Church of Christ.  He was preceded in death by his wife, the late Maidell Hemphill Parker on April 12, 1982 and siblings, Irene Miller, Martha Mae Barrett, Henrietta Byars, and George D. Parker.

             Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Janet & David Kline, Amy Jo Parker, and Jennifer Marie & Andy Ussery; grandchildren, Gavin and Kara Ussery; daughter-at-heart, Elaine Webb; sister-in-law, Elaine Holden; several nieces and nephews.

             Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 17th, at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Ministers Roger Jones and Berlen Murphy officiating, interment in Summervile Cemetery with Military Honors by American Legion Shanklin/Attaway Post #5 Rome Georgia. Active Pallbearers, Parker Barrett, Joe Reed, Larry Weesner, Vergil Tudor, Andrew Campbell, and Ralph Sentell; Honorary Pallbearers, members of Berea Church of Christ, Roxie Weesner, Jamie Weesner, the following “Trade Day Friends”, Donnie and Lynn Arrington, Ricky Howell, Johnny Reynolds, Jessie Bankston, Dempsey Lawson, Sonny Reynolds, Wes Love, Tony Johnson, and Earle Rainwater.  The family will receive friends Friday, November 16th, at the funeral home from 6 until 8 P.M.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Red Clay Horse Rescue, P. O. Box 1012, Lyerly, Georgia, 30730.

             Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. William H. (Billy) Parker, who passed away Sunday.


MR. RODNEY “PETE” HILL – Age 51, of Summerville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Georgia. He was a member of Baptist faith and a Truck Driver for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca E. Wooten Hill; children, Josha Cox, Quantas Robertson, William G. Walker, Jr., Brandon (Tara) Hill, Adaiane Diedre Adams, and Jessica Walker; mother, Annie Wilcox; father, Willie Frank Waters; sister, Debbie Hill; brothers, Kenny (Jennifer) Hill, Willoie Hill; brothers-in-law, Gregory (Regana) Hayes, Grayling (Teidra) Shropshire, Horace (Audrey) Wooten, Jr.; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Services for Mr. Rodney “Pete” Hill will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Southview Mortuary, Inc., 2731 Highway 41 South, Tifton, Georgia 31794. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. Local arrangements for Mr. Rodney “Pete” Hill are by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia. 


Mr. Robert Eugene “Bob” Goble, Jr. age 68 of Menlo, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 at his residence.

 Mr. Goble was born in Atlanta, Georgia on February 20, 1950, son of the late Robert Eugene Goble and Agnes Green Goble.  He was of the Methodist Faith and was preceded in death by two infant sisters, Kay and Carol Goble.

 Mr. Goble is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. “Trey” and Tishia Goble of Summerville; daughter, Rachel Elaine Goble of Rome;  sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Lynn Popham; grandchildren, Andrew Torimoto, James Goble, Reese Torimoto and EllaTorimoto; and a number of nieces and nephews.

 Memorial Services will be held Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Trinity United Methodist Church in Rome with Rev. Nanci Hicks officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the sanctuary.

 Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Robert Eugene “Bob” Goble, Jr.