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 William Dewey “Uncle Bill” Formby

William Dewey “Uncle Bill” Formby

Birth
Wax, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Death 17 Jan 1979 (aged 79)
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Burial Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Plot Section BF, Lot 044
Memorial ID 110127235 · View Source
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Mr. Formby

William D. (Uncle Bill) Formby, 79, 333 McCall Blvd., died Wednesday evening following a brief illness.

Mr. Formby was born at Wax on May 14, 1899, son of the late William D. and Ophelia Wharton Formby. He had resided in Floyd County most of his life, and prior to his retirement in 1958 was engaged in textile work. He was a member of the Silver Creek Primitive Baptist Church. He was married in August, 1943, to the late Della Barton Everett, who died in April, 1968.

Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Roy Lumpkin, Wax; one step-daughter, Mrs. Clarence Player, Marietta; a number of nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Talley Brothers Funeral Home with Elder Alfred Brock and Elder Jayson Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.

The body will lie in state at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. today. At other hours the family members will be at their respective homes.

Rome News-Tribune Thursday Jan. 18, 1979


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  • Created by: Pat Millican
  • Added: 6 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110127235
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Dewey “Uncle Bill” Formby (14 May 1899–17 Jan 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110127235, citing Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Pat Millican (contributor 46618020) .