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Mr. James Edward Pollock, 80, of Montgomery, Alabama, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019, at his residence.

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Mr. Stanley Smith age 73 of Chattanooga, TN, formerly of the High Point Community, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019 at Park Ridge Hospital.  Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12NOON at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charlie Rogers & Bro. Wayne …

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Mr. Charles W. Hammonds, age 92, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Erlanger Medical Center.

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OCALA, FL - Roberto Sacasas was born in Cuba on October 9, 1941 and passed away on November, 29th, 2019 after battles with cancer. He went to his Lord from his home in Ocala, FL. after having been surrounded by loving family members. He was 78 years old.

On Sunday, November 24, 2019, Kenneth Farr Bonner peacefully passed away at his home surrounded by his family following a battle with cancer.  

Rufus Edward “Eddie” McPherson, 57, of Cartersville, Georgia, formerly of Fort Payne, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019.  Eddie was a 1980 graduate of Fort Payne High School and later Jacksonville State University and Lincoln Memorial University. He was an educator, currently the Drama D…

James Clinton “Jim” McGee, age 74, passed away peacefully in his home on November 15th, 2019. He was born on September 30, 1945. Jim was a 1963 graduate of Fort Payne High School; he attended Auburn University from 1963-1965, and later graduated from Jacksonville State University in 1968. Ji…

William Guy “Squeak” Smith, 78, of Mentone, Alabama went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 10, 2019 while at his home.

Jerry Martin, 81, of Stephenville, died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Fort Worth.

Mrs. Opal Gann Newman age 90 of Sylvania, AL passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Goggans officiating.  Burial will follow in Trinity Cemetery wit…

Mr. Lewis Hugh Tumlin Jr., age 88, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on November 5, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Wendell L. Elliott age 91 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2PM at Broadway Baptist Church’s Faith Chapel with Dr. Kevin McCreless officiating. Burial will follow in Bro…

Mrs. Whitney Danielle LaBuda Martin, age 30, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Brenda Carol Whitzell, age 54, born on May 30, 1965, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at home. She is survived by three children: Teddy Alan Johnson, Jessica Johnson Ellis, and Adam Curtis Whitzell; two siblings Linda Akers and David Bryant; and multiple cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Joe Nix Quin of Dothan passed away after a lengthy illness peacefully at his home on May 19, 2019.  He was 86.

Joy Elizabeth Brittain McKaig, age 54, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. She was born July 27th, 1965. She was a 1983 graduate of Fort Payne High School and attended Northeast State and Jacksonville State University.  Anyone who knew Joy knew of her deep and …

Mr. Jerry Hamby age 71 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Marshall Medical Center South.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in Warren’s Graveyard with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc.…

Mrs. Maureen Roberts Brewer, age 99, of Fort Payne, Alabama passed away on Oct. 5, 2019 at the Collinsville Nursing Home.

Kathy Reece Baker, 65, of Fort Payne, passed away Friday at her residence. Kathy was born Sept. 25, 1954 in Fort Payne, daughter of the late Edsel Reece and Wanda Davis Reece. She was retired from the City of Fort Payne as a Clerk, with one of her duties as coordinator of Glenwood Cemetery.

Marvin Wayne Elkins of Collinsville, AL passed away Sept 6th. He is survived by his wife Phyllis, 4 sisters, 7 children, 21 grandchildren & 25 great-grandchildren.

Mr. R.B. Dobbins age 90 of Fyffe, AL passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11AM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Mayes & Mr. T.O. White officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View …

Mr. Thomas “Edd” Whitton, age 91 of Henagar, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his residence. Funeral service is Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 11:00 am from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bud Durham officiating. Burial will follow in Green Haven Memorial Gardens. Family …

Billie Sue Wade Harper, age 86 of Valley Head, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

Margaret McKeehan Dawson, 71, of Fort Payne, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Margaret was secretary at McKeehan Hosiery for many years and was active in the SOCKS Club which she named. Margaret had the gift of hospitality, cooking for people and making everyone she met comfortable. For…

Ms. Myra Frye, age 80, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham.

Mrs. Martha Evelyn Jacoway, age 96, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019 at Collinsville Nursing Home.

Mr. Myron Anthony “Tony” Medlock, age 45, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Erlanger Hospital.

Lawrence “LC” Culberson- pleaser, BBQ enthusiast, hunter, fisherman and accomplished motorhome traveler, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, German chocolate cake, chargrilled oysters, JoJo’s homemade canned fruits and veggies, a good Gre…

Frankie L. Pierce, age 100+, of Vestavia Hills, AL (formerly of Gadsden, AL) died Aug. 3, 2019. She and her fraternal twin brother, Pinkney, were born 4 months after their father, Pinkney Andrew “Pink” Minton died in the Spanish flu epidemic of 1918. Their father’s death left Lillie Leath Mi…

J.R. Bledsoe, age 67 of Valley Head, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his residence alongside his wife Blanch. Mr. Bledsoe was born in Greenville, TN on March 10, 1952 to the late William H. and Della Bledsoe. He was a truck driver for Kerr Redi Mix.

Blanch Elizabeth Bledsoe, age 76 of Valley Head, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. Mrs. Bledsoe was born in Ohio on August 27, 1943 to the late Charles Melvin and Terecia Poole Snively. She was a homemaker and was a huge supporter of her husband J.R. in attending numerous masonic and shrin…

Mrs. Cleo Richardson, age 97, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Serenity Place Assisted Living.

William Thomas Downer (Bill), 67, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away on July 9, 2019. He was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on October 6, 1951 to William Carl Downer and Lola Faulkner Downer. Bill was predeceased by his parents and his nephew, Peter Martin. He is survived by his loving w…

Johnny Andrew Harper, 75 of Tuscaloosa, Alabama went to be with Jesus on July 12, 2019. Johnny grew up in Ft Payne, Alabama, was a member of First Baptist of Ft Payne, Alabama, graduated from Fort Payne High School class of 1961, and was the Projectionist at the DeKalb Theatre during his hig…

Lela Roebuck Dodson, native of Sylvania, longtime resident of the Tampa area, died at home in Sun City Center FL with family present, on 22 May 2019. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Etta Roebuck, husband of 57 years Art Dodson, and brother Arnold Roeb…

Mrs. Vera Maxine Wright, age 87, of Mentone, AL, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at Crowne Healthcare.

Mary Jo Morrow, 62, of Fort Payne, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019.

Mr. Hollis White age 81 of Rainsville, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Funeral service is Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm at Rainsville Community Church with Bro. Cates Noles, Bro. Melvin Dawson, Bro. Tony Thomas, Bro. Brad Thomas, and Bro. Reggie …

Harvey Milton Clark Van Allen born Jan 6th 1937 passed away on July 24 2019. Coming from a lineage of highly intelligent and creative men, Harvey didn’t deviate. Aviation, engineering, and design were passions he worked on most everyday. Harvey’s daily routine of “tinkering in the garage” fe…

Beulah Eulene Elliott Dugan, 87, of Henagar, Alabama passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019. Mrs. Dugan was a retired teacher with the City of Stamford Board of Education in Stamford, Connecticut. She coached girl’s field hockey and softball teams for the high school at which she taught. Mrs. D…

Edward “Trey” Black, 50, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at his home. He was a member of Ruhama Baptist Church and was employed at DeKalb Wholesale.

Mr. Howard Douglas Ollis, age 76, of Columbus, GA formerly of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital.

Brownie Owens Akins, 93, of Fort Payne, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at her home. She was born June 15, 1926 to the late John William and Bessie Cooper Owens. Mrs. Akins was a member of Walkers Chapel United Methodist Church and the Order of Eastern Star and a proud Democrat.

Virginia Elizabeth Smith, age 92, passed away on July 21st surrounded by her family at Collinsville Nursing Home.

Alabama Rural Electric Association hosted its Summer Conference in Orange Beach, AL. On the closing day, July 17, AREA did its Presentation of Legislator of the Year Awards.

Virginia Elizabeth Smith, age 92, passed away on July 21st surrounded by her family at Collinsville Nursing Home.

Celebration of Life for Rev. Herman B. Kerley will be Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Collinsville, AL. Rev. Carlos Stanton, Officiating and Interment in Kerley Cemetery, Collinsville, AL.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Wayne Devan Lowe, 79, who passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. The Reverend Don Graham will officiate. Visitation will be at the funeral home …

Mrs. Amanda Elizabeth Jones Romans, age 95, of Mentone, AL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at her home.

Mrs Mickey Delores Brock, Fort Payne passed away Saturday. Mrs. Brock was born May 16, 1948 daughter of the late William E. Twisdale and Mildrede Marie Rhodes. She was a retired LPN.

Mr. Paul Thomas Green, age 84 of Fort Payne, passed away on Sunday at his residence. Mr. Green was born on April 9, 1935 to the late Arthur & Vinnie Brown Green in Fort Payne. He owned and operated Sunset Mobile Homes and was the oldest Mobile Home dealer in the state of Alabama with 55 …

Mr. Jimmy Dale Wigley, age 58, of Davenport, FL, passed away on June 2, 2019 at his residence.