Obituaries, Floyd county, Georgia

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KIZZIE POTTS - Died from her injuries.
Mrs. George Potts, who by the explosion of a kerosene lamp Tuesday night was burned while lying in bed at her home on West Tenth street, died at the Harbin hospital about 4 o'clock Wednesday morning from the frightful burns which were all over her body. The funeral was held at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the residence, with Rev. Dr. Sydnor officiating. Interment was in Myrtle Hill cemetery. Her husband and five children survive her. [Rome Tribune-Herald. Rome, Ga. August 1918. Submitted by Robin F. Atkins.]

A.J. Reed
Oldest Floyd Citizen is Dead At Age of 100
Rome Ga., July 12. Floyd County's oldest resident died this week at the age of 100 years. He was A.J. Reed, who lived in the western part of the city and who was born in May 1813. He entered the Confederate army when 18 years of age, and he served through the was in the Eighth Georgia regiment. He had been a citizen of Floyd county since he was 21 years of age, and he was here when the last Indians left the county. He had been in falling health for a long time, but preserved his mental vigor and told many interesting stories of early days in Floyd county. 
[Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 13 Jul 1913 - Submitted by Pam Rathbone]

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN REYNOLDS - Funeral services for Benjamin Franklin Reynolds, 77, who died at his home at Berwin Station, Rome Route 2, yesterday morning at 1:10 o'clock following an illness of three weeks, will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the chapel of the Jennings Funeral Home, with Rev. H.F. Joyner officiating. The interment will be in the family lot of the Myrtle Hill cemetery. Pallbearers are requested to meet at the funeral home at 1:45 o'clock, where the body will lie in state until time for the funeral services. Jennings Funeral Home. [Rome New Tribune. Rome, Ga., 01 September 1940. Submitted by Robin F. Atkins.]

Funeral services for Larkin I. Reynolds, 77, who passed away at the residence, 107 Callahan Street, early today will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday in old Armuchee Baptist Church with the Rev. Herman Manning and the Rev. Leroy Perry officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. [Rome News Tribune. Rome, Ga., February 1947. Submitted by Robin F. Atkins.]

ROBERT VINCENT REYNOLDS - Funeral is held for Robt. V. Reynolds, 64.
The funeral of Robt. V. Reynolds, 64, one of the best known men of the Floyd Springs neighborhood, and for the last five years a carpenter of Rome, who died Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at a private sanitarium after a long illness, was held yesterday afternoon from the Floyd Springs Baptist Church, the Rev. W.M. McKenzie officiating, and the interment was in the churchyard. The Howell Furniture Co. had charge. Mr. Reynolds is survived by a son, Olin Reynolds, of Little Rock, Ark., and two daughters, Miss Bertie Reynolds, a nurse at the Frances Berrien Hospital, and Miss Bimber Reynolds, a nurse at a hospital in Birmingham. [Rome Tribune-Herald. Rome, Ga., 4 September 1921. Submitted by Robin F. Atkins.]


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