John Franklin “Ballie” Searcy was born to Frank and Willie Mae Searcy on June 11, 1951.
He was educated in the Floyd County School System as well as in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he graduated.
John departed this life on April 23, 2013.
He leaves to mourn his passing a brother, Dea. J. T. (Eloise) Searcy of Rome; one sister, Joanne Searcy of Chicago; one uncle, Bishop Reuben (Helen) Graham of Dalton; two aunts, Susie Askew and Annie Bell Searcy, both of Rome; two nieces, Tamara Searcy of Marietta and Nichelle Searcy of Tupelo, Miss.; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Services for Mr. Searcy will be Monday at 2 p.m. at F.K. Jones Funeral Home, 1205 M.L.K. Blvd. Rome, GA 30161; (706) 802-0265.
F.K. Jones Funeral Home of Rome is in charge of arrangements. This announcement is a courtesy of Willis Funeral Home Inc., Dalton.