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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.

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Martha Ann Patterson, 72, of Jefferson, TX passed away May 16, 2019. Ms. Patterson was born January 17, 1947 in Fort Payne, Alabama to Eugene Jackson and Eva Lee Walker.

Mr. Phillip Dewayne Hulgan age 78 of Highpoint Community passed away on Saturday, June 01, 2019 at his residence.

Barbara Appleton Burgess, 77, of Fort Payne, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2019. She was a lifelong resident of Fort Payne, graduating from Fort Payne High School and later Jacksonville State University. Barbara retired after teaching Business Education for 30 years. Following retirement, she…

Mr. Leon Bryant age 71 of Fort Payne, AL passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11AM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Jamestown with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing,…

Bill Holleman went to live with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Saturday, May 25, 2019. He was 74.

Mr. Willard (Rusty) White age 85 of Fort Payne, AL passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Grave side services will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 2:00pm at Glenwood Cemetery with Bro. David Durham officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery with …

Mr. Clarence Lee Pierce, age 67, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away May 26, 2019 at his residence.

Betty June Toler, age 80, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, May 27, 2019. She was born June 30, 1938 in Geneva, Alabama to the late Q.P. and Ruth Hughes. Betty spent her career in banking and accounting and then she and her late husband, James, served as missionaries in Mexico for 10 years.…

Billie Sue Matthews Williams Hogan, 82 of Lonoke Ar formerly of Henagar Al passed away on May 25, 2019. She was a retired nurse. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a daughter and a brother. She is survived by her children Earl (Lisa) Williams of Queensbury NY, Alex (Jerri…

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Mrs. Magalene J. Bell, age 86, of Valley Head, AL, passed away May 25, 2019 at Collinsville Health & Rehab.

Nancy Caroline Barron, age 88, went to be with the Lord May 21, 2019 in Altamonte Springs, Florida. She was born in DeKalb County, Alabama on April 4, 1931 to Columbus (CR) and Georgia Fuller Bailey. Siblings were Junius (JJ) (deceased), Hortense(deceased), Chalmers, Joyce, and Carlos. She i…

Mellie (Betts, Penny, Penny 1) Brown Pennington Lyday died peacefully in her home on May 22. She was born on July 16, 1924 to Annie Lee and Edward Pennington in Hazlehurst, GA. Being the fourth of five girls - Marion, Anne, Murrell, (Betts) and Baby Edd, the tiny girl quickly secured and dom…

Services for Regina Willis, 60, of Gadsden will be Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Justice officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service. Mrs. Willis passed away Monday, M…

Hugh Lee Everett, age 87 of Huntsville passed away May 17, 2019.

Windell Brown of Lithia Springs, Georgia, passed away peacefully on the morning of May 17th in the hospice care of Tranquility at Cobb. He was 79. He was born on January 15th, 1940, in Fort Payne, Alabama to Robert and Estel Brown. He married Nelda Jones on 12/23/1959. In 1961, they had thei…

Mrs. Wilma Jo Bailey age 87 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Larry Kirby officiating. Burial will follow in Rainsville Memorial Park with Rainsvil…

Mrs. Adell Hosch Clifton age 87 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Collinsville Health Care. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 4PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Gardens with Rainsville Funeral Home, In…

Thomas Marshall (Tommy) Groat passed away May 5, 2019 at the age of 72. He was born July 30, 1946 in Fort Payne, Alabama at Guest Clinic.

Mrs. Bobbie Turner Young, age 84, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on April 30, 2019 at Shepherds’s Cove Hospice.

Born August 9, 1934 to Webb Johnson Brown and Claudia Traylor Brown at Fyffe, Alabama or two miles south of Fyffe. He graduated from Fyffe High School in 1952 and from Jacksonville State Teachers College in 1956 with a major in physical education and minored in history. He taught school at S…

Mrs. Lola Brown age 84 of Sylvania, AL passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Laura Lemley officiating. Burial will follow in Wesley’s Chapel Cemetery with Rainsville Funeral Ho…

David Campbell Wear, age 68, passed away April 21, 2019. David was a local attorney, practicing in Fort Payne for 42 years. Attorney’s Wear and Wear was established in 1976 when David graduated from the University of Alabama Law School and moved to Fort Payne to work with his father John Cam…

Mr. Hugh E. Eberhart, 89 of Fort Payne passed away Friday. Mr. Eberhart was a native of DeKalb County, a member of Delmar Baptist Church and a Cattle Farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Eberhart.

Shirley Hicks Jones, 79, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. She was born April 16, 1939 in Jackson County, Alabama to the late Chester and Lois Bufford Foshee. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star in Rainsville. She was past presiden…

Mr. Calvin Coolidge Gibson, age 92 of Chattanooga, Tennessee, formerly of Fort Payne passed away Monday, April,15 2019. He was born October 16, 1926 to the late Jacob Daniel & Pluma White Gibson. He was a veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Army. Mr. Gibson was a member of Second…

Rev. Billy Joe Lett, 84, of Gadsden went home to be with the Lord Monday, April 15, 2019. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Sardis Baptist Church with Revs. Greg Corbin, David Hairston, Rodney Gilmore and David Cofield officiating. Burial will be at Beulah Ce…

Donald Earl Goodman, Jr., age 61 of Fort Payne, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. He was born June 7, 1957 to Donald E. and Patricia Smith Goodman. Mr. Goodman was a retired supervisor with Flowers Bakery and attended Minvale Baptist Church. He was a professional drummer, having played mus…

Rickey Hulgan, age 68 of Collinsville, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019. Mr. Hulgan was born in Ventura, California on September 17, 1950 to the late Thomas Franklin and Lois Gray Hulgan.

Mrs. Sallie Dean Stephens age 80 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Kevin McCreless officiating. Burial will follow in Kirk Memorial Gardens with R…

Katherine Macey “Bebe” Graham, born May 1, 1935 passed away Tuesday April 9, 2019 at the age of 83. She was the daughter of Reece Macey and Margaret Witherspoon Macey and stepdaughter of James S. Tupper of Nashville, Tn. She was preceded in death by son James Tupper Graham, daughter Mary Kat…

Mr. Larry Nelson age 69 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Murphy & Rev. Charles Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens with …

Nina Ruth Black Suddath, 82, passed away April 3, 2019 in Amelia Island, Florida. Born on June 18, 1936 in Sumter County Alabama, to Ulay Jay Black and Ruth Kellett Black, she was the fourth of eventually six siblings. On September 1st, 1960, she married Lovick Pierce Suddath III, whose care…

Mary Annette Thornberry Chappell, 62, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, April 1, 2019. She was born December 28, 1956 to the late Earl Clarence and Otha McElhaney Thornberry. Annette was an active member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School…

James “Jim” E. Hammonds, Jr., age 76, formerly of Ider, Alabama departed this life on March 31, 2019 at Crowne Health Care. He was born October 4, 1942 to the late James “Edgar” Hammonds and Pauline Lea Hammonds.

Mrs. Linda Pittman Gentry age 61 of Scottsboro, AL passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Highlands Medical Center. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 11AM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Head Springs Cemetery in Valley Head, AL with Rainsville …

Mrs. Barbara Hammon Hill, age 77, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on March 29, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.

Mr. James Thomas Phillips, age 25, of Mentone, AL, passed away March 21, 2019.

Wallace Henry Sunderman, 78, of Fort Payne, Alabama, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019. He was born January 26, 1941 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the late Carl Henry Sunderman and Ursula Wallace Sunderman. Mr. Sunderman was retired from Siemens. He was an active member of Our Lady of the …

Patricia Ann Abbott Eberhart, 79 of Hammondville passed away Sunday, March 24, 2019. She was born April 29, 1939 to the late Lucian and Dorothy Tidmore Abbott. Ms. Eberhart graduated in 1957 in the last class to graduate from DeKalb County High School in Fort Payne. She retired from Vulcraft…

Born in Jacksonville, FL to Oliver P. Searing and Marie Hunt Searing on April 25, 1918. Her family moved to Miami in 1920 where her father was an engineer and helped layout the Miami Beach water system. She excelled in her studies, making the honor roll every year and later often appeared in…

Memorial Service for Mr. Barry T. Holdridge, Sr., 78, of Alexander City, will be Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm at the First Baptist Church, Alexander City. Dr. Steve King will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the Church.

Helen Ruth Mathews, 82, of Fort Payne, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019. She was born in DeKalb County April 15, 1936 to the late Arthur William Lee Hilyer and Vira Pauline Hilyer. She was a member of Ruhama Baptist Church.

Mr. Fred C. Mullins, age 80, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on March 17, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.

Helen M. Harris Burrell, 87 of Knoxville formerly of Ft. Payne, passed away on March 17, 2019 following a short illness. She was a member of Redemption Harvest Church of Knoxville.

Mrs. Flora Faye Wisner Hunter, age 76 of Villa Rica, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 16, 2019. She was born July 9, 1942, the daughter of the late Mr. Andrew Wisner and the late Mrs. Maggie Greenwood Wisner. Mrs. Hunter retired from The Douglas County Board of Education where she worked…

Duward Earl Chastain, 86, of Branson, Missouri, formerly of Fort Payne, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Zane Rex McNutt age 84 went home to be with his Lord and Savior, on March 08, 2019. Rex was born April 14, 1934 in Ft. Payne, Alabama to William McNutt and Laura Rogers McNutt. Rex grew up in Ft. Payne, Alabama where he lettered in football and graduated from Fort Payne High School