I have tried 2 times to type in his obit but I have continual searver problems. I have the origional newspaper obits of Francis Marion Formby ,Alma formby, mrs f.m. Formby, Butler L. Formby,a few pictures, and a large book on history of calhoun Co. Ala. Francis marion Formby was born in cherokee co. and buried in piedmont. His obit said he was once the largest tax payer on farm lands in Troup co ga. He bought a several thousand acre bottom land near Rome Ga, and owned cotton mills , lumber mills, and stores there, as well as buisnesses in piedmont.