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Lois Carlon Boyd Rooks
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Mrs. Lois Carlon Boyd Rooks, age 89 of Carrollton, Georgia, passed away on Monday morning, August 21, 2017. She was born December 25, 1927 in Whitesburg, Georgia, the daughter of the late Buford Boyd and the late Opal Tynie Houseworth Boyd. She was a member of Ephesus Christian Church, where she was an active member of the ladies group. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Curtis Rooks; son, Dennis A. Rooks; sister and brother-in-law, Annelle & Joseph Manion; brother-in-law, Norman Gladfelter; son-in-law, J. C. Newborn; and a step grandson, Shawn Smith. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law: Vivian & Gene Smith of Carrollton; son, Myron Rooks, also of Carrollton; sister, Otha Gladfelter of Newnan; brother and sister-in-law, Lawson & Nadine Boyd of Hogansville; two grandsons: Craig Newborn and Kevin Newborn; and three great grandchildren: Emily Newborn and fiancé, James Hitchcock, Jake Newborn, and Victoria & Caleb Vaughn. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 3:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Min. Tim Cook and Min. J. C. Cook officiating. Members of the Ephesus’ Ladies Group will be seated as honorary pallbearers. Interment will follow in Ephesus Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

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Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117





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Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

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Ephesus Christian Church Cemetery

Ephesus Church Road
Carrollton, GA 30116


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