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Mrs. Nancy Wright Bishop age 68 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Memorial Hospital. 

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Oura Lee Swart was born on 14 June 1936, in the family home on the Northwest Kansas wheat and cattle farm as the 13th of 14 children born to his parents, George Martin Swart and Zula May Gilkerson Swart. He died on 17 January 2021 in Fort Payne, Alabama.

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Henrietta Wilborn Blevins, 70, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in a local hospital.

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Barbara Copeland, age 77 of Fort Payne, passed away on January 16, 2021. She was born on October 7, 1943 to the late Euclid & Nell Lowery Lewis in Blanche, Alabama. She was an amazing lady who touched many lives and was loved by all.

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Martha Bolton Bobo, 88, of the Fischer Community in Fort Payne passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021.

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Shelby Kennedy McIntyre, 83, of Fort Payne, passed away Saturday, January 16, 2021 at her residence. She was born October 5, 1937 to the late Joe Bill and Teanie Lucille Kennedy. 

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Mrs. Merle Jones age 84 of Fort Payne passed Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Funeral services are set for 2pm on Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021 at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with Rev. David McCarroll and Rev. Jack Gilbreath officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends…

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Mr. Mark David Snay, age 55, of Fort Payne, AL passed away January 4, 2021.

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On January 8, 2021, Smitty Lynn Wood, the last surviving sibling of Talley F. Wood and Lois Smith Wood, passed away due to complications of Covid-19.  

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Mr. William A. “Bud” Stilwell age 78 of Sylvania, Alabama passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center.  

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Graveside service for Mrs. Frances Mae Dupree-Turner will be at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Providence Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in, Leesburg, AL with Pastor Charles Kirkpatrick, Eulogist.

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Eleanor Bailey Robinson, age 97, of Fort Payne, Alabama, passed away December 31, 2020.

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Joannie Diane Thornberry, age 52, of Hammondville, AL passed away on Monday, January 4, 2020. She was born in Hartselle, AL to Hulen Norris and Linda Alexander on September 24, 1968. She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church.

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Dorothea Sanders Green, age 95, of Huntsville, AL passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. She was born in Franklin County, TN to the late Monroe Sanders and Emma Hopkins on July 24, 1925. She was an employee of Huntsville Hospital. She was a graduate of Drake Technical College where she s…

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Dr. Charles Alexander Isbell of Fort Payne died peacefully of natural causes on Sunday, December 27 at his residence, Harborchase of Huntsville. He had celebrated a wonderful Christmas day with activities, including leading a carol sing-along.

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Horace McWhorter Everett, Jr…teacher, husband, father, brother…peacefully and painlessly left this plane of worldly existence on December 23, 2020. H M was born at home in the Chavies, Community on May 13, 1938. He was the son of late Dr. Horace McWhorter Everett, Sr. and Lucille Sutterlin E…

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Mr. Don Dingler, 78, of Fort Payne, passed away December 25, 2020 at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Mr. Dingler was born in Cedartown, Georgia on November 8, 1942 to the late Henry Albert and Willie McKibben Dingler. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of Minvale Baptist Church.

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Joan Tipton Collins passed away at her home on Lookout Mountain on December 19, 2020. She was a loving mom, sister and friend. Joan was a hard worker and enjoyed her job as a truck driver and when she wasn't working, she was driving her little red car and her motorcycle, sitting by her koi p…

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Daniel Browning, age 76 of Section, passed away Thursday evening at his residence. He was born in Letcher, Kentucky on April 14, 1944 to the late Ulysses & Eureka Browning. He retired from the coal mines and was a member of Valley Church.

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Mr. Carl McDaniel, Jr. age 91 of Dawson, Alabama passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at his residence. 

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Mr. Bunk Willingham, age 85 of Rainsville, passed away on Friday, December 18, 2020 at his residence.

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Funeral service for Mr. Marion Smith, who departed this life on December 8, 2020, will be Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Collins Chapel Methodist Church, Collinsville, AL. Pastor Joe Moody, Officiating and Interment in Collins Anthony Cemetery.

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Thomas Edmond Crowe, age 74 of Mentone, passed away Friday, December 11, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Crowe was born on April 30, 1946 to the late Edmond & Haynie Bramblett Crowe.

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June Lee McClain, 89, of San Diego, CA, passed away on November 28, 2020. June was born on June 5, 1931 in Henagar, AL, to the late, William and Hattie Belle Hemphill. She later moved and spent the majority of her life in East Ridge. June worked as a secretary for the City of East Ridge.  He…

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Mr. Larry Ray Kirby, age 64, of Fort Payne, Alabama, passed away on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Georgia.

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Barbara Annette Blevins, 45, of Valley Head, AL, passed away on Friday, December 4, 2020.

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Celebration of Life for Deacon Ralph Jelks, Sr., who departed this life on November 21, 2020, will be Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, Collinsville, AL.

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Paul Richey Smith, age 59, of Hixson departed this life on Thursday, November 26, 2020. He was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on January 29, 1961 to the late Martin and Betty Smith.

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Mr. Fred William Shankles age 85 of Collinsville passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2020.

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James K. White, 54, of Soddy-Daisy passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at the Hospice Care Center with his family by his side.

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Louise Twilley, age 94 of the Lickskillet community, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020. She was born on November 8, 1926 to the late Grady & Dora Henderson Walker. She was a member of the old Bethel Church in Lickskillet, now known as Mt. Moriah.

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With great sadness, the family of Betty Jean Wilson Cobble announce her passing on November 15, 2020.

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On Friday, November 13th, 2020 the beloved Mrs. Roberta Galloway Cash, passed away in peace at her residence in Mentone, Alabama with her family by her side.

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Wanda Fischer Burnett, 89, of Fort Payne, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020.  She was born December 8, 1930 to the late Erby J. and Mary Jane Sampley Fischer. She was retired from V.I. Prewett and Son Hosiery and a member of Asbury Methodist Church.

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Joanne Powell Locklear, age 88 of Fort Payne, Alabama peacefully passed away on November 4, 2020 at her home.

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Brenda Graves, age 72, of Collinsville, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Riverview Regional Medical Center.

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Elizabeth (Lib) Simmons Howard, local historian and writer, died on October 29, 2020 at the age of 94. She was a long-time resident of Fort Payne and lived for the past year at Crossville Health & Rehabilitation.

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Brenda Henson Hunter, 79, of Garner, NC, passed away on September 19, 2020, following a 13-year decline from Alzheimer’s Disease.

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Edward Harold Johnson was born on October 25, 1948 to Rev. Edward Paul Johnson and Pauline McSpadden Johnson. He was a lifelong resident of Fort Payne, AL and grew up with his older brother Henry, his younger brother Ben, and his younger sister Linda.

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Raymond David Weaver, age 73 of Guntersville, Alabama, died unexpectedly Friday, October 9, 2020.

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Dr. Billy Jack Goolesby, age 80, of Rome, GA, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, September 7, 2020.

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Mrs. Thelma Coffey Meadows, age 88, of Valley Head, AL passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

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Xonnie Sue Hale, 79, of Valley Head, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 at her home.  She was born September 4, 1941 in Carbon Hill, Alabama to the late James and Henrietta Files.  She was retired from the Fort Payne City Board of Education. 

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June Donovan Barriga, age 80, passed away peacefully July 14, 2020 due to Liver Disease.  She was a beautiful lady inside and out with an indominable Irish spirit, a zeal for right and wrong, and was never afraid to speak her mind.

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Mr. Joe F. Mendez, age 85 of Rainsville, Alabama passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020, at his residence.

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Billy Ray Brown, age 88 of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020. Mr. Brown was born on March 12, 1932 to the late John & Bonnie Brown.

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Billy Ray Brown, age 88 of Fort Payne, passed away Monday, September 28, 2020. Mr. Brown was born on March 12, 1932 to the late John & Bonnie Brown.