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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…

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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.

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…