The Newnan Times-Herald


​ Rosemary Eversole

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Nov. 28, 2017 - 4:58 PM

Rosemary Bates Eversole, 74, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Newnan Health and Rehabilitation surrounded by family.

She was born in Waycross, Ga. on July 31, 1943 to the late Richard Eugene Bates, Sr. and Mary Haynes Bates. Along with her parents, Rosemary is preceded in death by her sister, Edmee Bates Pearson.

She is survived by her loving husband, Paul Eversole and their only child, Paula Corley, and her husband, Dr. Aaron Corley. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Landon Corley and Adalyn Corley, and her brother, Richard E. Bates, Jr.

The memorial service is Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 12 noon at Sharpsburg Baptist Church with Dr. Wallace McAbee officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday following the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made in Rosemary's name to Sharpsburg Baptist Church Youth Ministry, P.O. Box 127, Sharpsburg, GA 30277 or Coweta Public Library System, 85 Literary Lane, Newnan, GA 30265. 

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580