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Landon Howard, 70, of Collinsville passed away Monday, June 29, 2020. He was born on October 3, 1949, to the late Clarence Howard, mother Anna Laura Wilbanks and stepfather Coleman Wilbanks.

David Alan Wiseman, age 53 passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral service will be Thursday at 1 pm at the W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery.

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Mr. Jesse Cline age 38 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at his residence.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Rainsville Funeral Home. Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. directing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Dorothy “Dot” Irene Casey, 90, of Fort Payne, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020.  She was born January 1, 1930 to the late Lem and Scottie Smith.  Mrs. Casey was a retired grocery cashier working at both Piggly Wiggly and Winn Dixie.  She was a lifetime member of Second Baptist Church.

Charles Lewis Kidder of Hollywood, Alabama passed from this life on Saturday May 30, 2020. He was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on May 29, 1954. He was 66 at the time of his death. Charles was the sixth child of Horace and Elizabeth Kidder of Fort Payne, Alabama.

Ms. Vonda Keith Malone, 75 of Fort Payne, passed away peacefully in her bed June 7, 2020, at her residence. Funeral services will be held June 13, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Fischer Cemetery with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of ar…

Mr. James Kenneth Driskill, 80, of Griffin, GA died Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Mrs. Judy Andrews Pendergrass age 69 of Powell, AL passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.   Funeral will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 1PM at Old Sardis Holiness Church with Bro. Oron Whitley & Bro. McCoy Wooten officiating.  Burial will follow in …

Mrs. Wanda Jean “Bobbye” Williams,(I and many others lovingly called her Aunt Bobbye) passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at her home. For sixty-eight years, longer than I have been alive, believe it or not, Aunt Bobbye and my Uncle Hugh Don Williams were husband and wife. That ended two year…

It is with great sadness that the family of James “Jim” Alvin Curl (age 67) announces his passing on Friday, April 3, 2020 following a long battle with cholangiocarcinoma.   Jim was born October 8, 1952 in Corpus Christi, TX to James F (Shorty) and Oleta (Heptinstall) Curl who both predeceas…

Mrs. Flora Mae McDaniel age 89 of Dawson, Alabama passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Kevin McCreless officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memory Gardens with Rainsville F…

Mary Jackson Stallworth Bowman, age 83, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2020. Surrounded by loved ones, she peacefully left her earthly home in Indian Springs, AL.  She was the widow of Haskins Williams Bowman, and they shared 41 years of marriage until his death in 2004.

Dr. John B. Isbell, 89, of Fort Payne died at his home Friday, May 15, 2020, with his family present. Born March 24, 1931, to John B. and Eleanor Gilbreath Isbell, he attended Fort Payne City School and was a graduate of DeKalb County High School Class of 1949, Auburn University Class of 195…

Mrs. Barbara Jo Dunn Purdy went to be with the Lord Monday evening May 11, 2020. She was at home surrounded by her children, close friends and her beloved animals.  

Kurt Lee Winn, 54, of Valley Head, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020. He was a 1984 graduate of Fort Payne High School. Kurt had an exceptional work ethic; he worked over 20 years with Earthgrains/Sara Lee Bakery and then later with Johnnie Hairel Construction and Greener Side. He was current…

Raymond J. Groat, 95, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at his home.  He was born October 8, 1924 in Michigan to the late Orville J. and Blanche Tibbetts Groat.  Mr. Groat served in the United State Navy from 1942 to 1946 with 36th Construction Battallion (Sea Bees).  He was the…

Virginia H. Jolley, 95, was born in Ft. Payne, October 1924, at home to the late Joseph (Joe) & Harriet Huggins.  She attended public school in Ft. Payne and earned a degree in education from Jacksonville State University in Alabama.  Virginia married the love of her life, Milford R. Jol…

Mrs. Ruby Louise Davis, age 71, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2020 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.

Loeda Stiefel Black, 81, of Rainsville, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of April 22, 2020.

Billy Clyde Ritenour, 85, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020.  He was born in DeKalb County on March 21, 1935 to the late Raymond Henry and Ruth Anna Leath Ritenour.  Mr. Ritenour was a member of Fort Payne Church of Christ and served in the National Guard.  He was an Auburn f…

R. Lee Bailey was born on August 15, 1928 to Monroe and Ollie Mae Bailey.  R. Lee came in to this world one year before the stock market crash of 1929 and the beginning of the Great Depression. He was the second of 4 children, with brothers: Aubra and M.B. and baby sister Mittie Sue. R. Lee …

Maggie Hales (83) of Oxford, Alabama passed away on April 14, 2020. The family will receive friends and family on Saturday, April 18, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon at Usrey Brown Funeral Home in Talladega, Alabama. Visitation will be followed by a 3:00 pm graveside service at First Baptist Chu…

Kenneth W. Whitten, 88, passed away suddenly on April 8, 2020. He was born  February 4, 1932 in Collinsville, Alabama to the late George Andrew and Mary Magnolia (Hawkins) Whitten. He was raised on a farm as the oldest of seven children in northeast Alabama. Ken’s parents instilled in him a …

Mrs. Jean Igou Harper, 94, of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, April 13, 2020 at her home.  She was born May 16, 1925 in DeKalb County to the late William Monroe Igou and Cora Shankles Igou.  Mrs. Harper was a member of First Baptist Church.  She was the chairperson of Red Cross volunteers si…

Gaynell Outlaw Morelock, 69, returned to her heavenly home on April 12, 2020. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her during her illness and ultimately gave her peace.

Alice Durham McCurdy, (91) of the High Point community passed away April 08, 2020. A private graveside service will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery in the High Point Community. She was born on March 06, 1929 and was reared near Henagar, Alabama, in the Pea Ridge Community. She married Mack McC…

Rainsville, AL – Gregory Lister, 65, passed away on April 5th, 2020. Greg was born January 17, 1955 in Fort Oglethorpe, GA to the late Emma Kate Richey Lister and Gerald Max Lister. The Lister family later resettled in Nashville and called Woodbine home, which spanned the duration of Greg’s …

Mr. Daryl Fletcher, age 50, of Ailey, died Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas, after a brief illness. He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, grew up in Ider, Alabama and was a 1987 graduate of Ider High School. He earned an Associate Degree from North Ea…

Albert Colvin age 62 of Ider, AL passed away on Saturday, Marc 28, 2020. A private memorial service will be held at a later date with Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. announcing, www.rainsvillefuneralhome.com.

Martha Eulene Dobbs, 92, of Fort Payne, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020.  She was born July 13, 1927 in DeKalb County, Alabama to the late James Dallas Reed and Lily Ester Oliver Reed.  Mrs. Dobbs was a member of Walkers Chapel United Methodist Church and the Lookout Mountain Homemakers Club.

Mrs. Evette Tinker age 56 of Fort Payne, AL passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020.  Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 1:00PM at Walnut Grove Cemetery with Bro. Kent Wilborn officiating.  Rainsville Funeral Home, Inc. is directing, www.rainsvillefunerlahome.com.

Rev. James Willard Berry, 89, of Rainsville, AL, passed away on Friday, March 27,

Larry David Barton, 73, passed away March 24, 2020.  He was born July 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Clifford and Mabel Davis Barton.  Mr. Barton was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War.  He loved music and was a talented guitarist who played with …

Manton, Michigan- Joy Anne Dorwin, of Manton and formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at her home with her family by her side. She was 81.

William Roy Bullock, Jr., age 92 of the Dogtown Community, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. He was born on December 13, 1927 to the late William & Annie Lowery Bullock, Sr. in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He retired from the Hooksett School System in New Hampshire as the Maintenanc…

Robert David “Dave” Austin, Sr., 69, of Fort Payne, passed away March 17, 2020.  He was born February 17, 1951 in Sylacauga, Alabama to the late Willie Ralph and Lois Ellison Austin.  Mr. Austin was a talented artist who loved to paint and was the author of the book Shot From Taw.  He enjoye…

Jimmie Sue Griggs, 91, of Fort Payne, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at her home.   She was the oldest member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. 

Wade Allen Bobo, 58, of Fort Payne, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020. Wade was recently retired from the Fort Payne Health Department where he worked 20 + years. Wade loved lending a helping hand to his community. Wade was a member of the New Oregon United Methodist Church on Lookout Mountain.

Michael Lee Traylor, 65, of Fort Payne, passed away, Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  He was an Eagle Scout and a graduate of University of Alabama – Birmingham with a degree in marketing and management. He was retired from the DeKalb County Sheriffs Department.

Elaine Jeanette Lewis, affectionately known as “Tootsie,” passed away Monday March 9, 2020 at the home of her youngest daughter. Born February 4, 1942. She was raised in Sylvania where she also raised her four children. She enjoyed reading, traveling, Alabama football, watching Blake Shelton…

Judy Marlene Tidmore, 72, of Valley Head, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020.  She was born March 25, 1947 to the late Robert and Virginia Traffenstedt Dooley.  Mrs. Tidmore retired from V.I. Prewett and Son Hosiery.

Virginia Sue Morris, age 58 of Gaylesville, formerly of Fort Payne, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Morris was born on September 20, 1961 to the late William & Ruth Johnson Flannigan in Summerville, GA. She retired from Shugart’s Hosiery.

Mrs. Marlene W. Dahl, age 85, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at Collinsville Health & Rehab.

Dorotha “Dot” Tucker, 92, of Rainbow City formerly of Fort Payne, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.  She was born June 21, 1927 in Dekalb County to the late Luther Reese Burrows and Alma Mae Silvers Burrows. 

Noah Dobbs, age 93 of Fort Payne, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020. Mr. Dobbs was born on February 13, 1927 to the late Henry & Lester Arther Dobbs in DeKalb County. Mr. Dobbs retired from Sola Electric as a truck driver, was a member of Walkers Chapel United Methodist Church and the VF…

Mr. Robert Austin Rogers III, age 61, of Centre, AL, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Leeman V. Dunn, age 89, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at his residence.

Mazie Elizabeth Canter Bryant, passed on Monday, February 24, 2020 at her home in Fort Payne, Alabama at the age of 78.

Mrs. Sharon Browder Sissom, age 59, of Fort Payne Passed Away February 19, 2020. Funeral Services will be at Rainsville Funeral Home Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 3 pm. Graveside service to follow immediately after at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Bro. Tommy Puckett officiating.