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August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Obituaries

FRANCES MAE GREEN BENNEFIELD, 89,

Hanceville, died Aug. 18, 2014, at Hanceville Nursing and Rehab. She was a member of Hopewell Road Church of God. Parents Tom R. and Dollie Butts Husser predeceased her, as did daughter Martha Murphree, four sisters, and three brothers. More...

REV. ORBEN LEE BLYTHE, 66,

Holly Springs Community, passed away Aug. 14, 2014, at the Birmingham VA Hospital. He is preceded in death by parents Grady and Irma Lee Forsythe Blythe, infant sister Emily Ethel Blythe, and brother Malan Andrew Blythe. More...

WENDELL GREENE, 51,

Oneonta, died Aug. 22, 2014, at the residence. An ordained minister, he was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness and had worked at Cooper Green Mercy Hospital, Birmingham. Parents Thomas and Delores McFadden Greene predeceased him. More...

BRADY HICKS, 68,

Locust Fork, died Aug. 20, 2014, at his residence. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Predeceasing him were parents C.W. and Viola Ritchey Hicks, brothers O.B. Hicks, Jimmy D. Hicks, Jerry Hicks, Carl Hicks, and Gene Hicks. More...

GERALD RAY MAYNOR, 76,

Oneonta, died Aug. 20, 2014, at the residence. Predeceasing him were son Michael Vincent Maynor, parents Nolen Vadion and Dora Lee Wood Maynor, mother-and father-in-law Dennis and Sarah Bynum. More...

BOBBY WAYNE O'REAR, 78,

Gadsden, died Aug. 18, 2014, at the Cherokee County Health and Rehab Center. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus (Fourth Level) and Corpus Christi Catholic Church. He served with the U.S. More...

JACKIE SNOW, 86,

Cullman, died Aug. 20, 2014, at the residence. A caregiver and provider for her family, she strove to stay connected with all family members, no matter where they lived. More...

DAVID JACKSON WARREN, 35,

Locust Fork, died Aug. 16, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. He had attended Wallace State Community College and was a driver for D.T. Drivers. More...

BETTY FRANCES EVANS BLACKMON, 82,

Armstead, died Aug. 17, 2014, at Altoona Health Care. She was known for her fried pies at We-Tote-Em in Blountsville and was a member of Valley Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, traveling, fishing, and camping. More...

ALLEN B. GREEN, 58,

originally from Rosa, died Aug. 16, at the Knoxville, Tenn., residence. He was a 1974 graduate of Cleveland High School, attended Wallace State Community College and Jefferson State Community College, earning a degree in drafting. More...

HELEN M. HARTLEY, 74,

Oneonta, died Aug. 17, 2014, at the residence. She was a member of Lester Memorial United Methodist Church, enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, the beach, and sewing and crocheting. More...

JACKIE DALE HILL, 68,

Blountsville, died Aug. 18, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount. A retired mechanic with Classic Cadillac, he was a 1964 graduate of J.B. Pennington High School. Parents Sterling and Lillie Mae Gibson Hill and brother Norman Hill predeceased him. More...

DANA MURPHREE, 38, Morris,

died Aug. 17, 2014, at the residence. She was a member of New Life Fellowship Church. Mother Aeraetta Murphree predeceased her. Surviving are sons George A. Grinstead, Chaylob C. More...

WONDALINE MOORE RIDGEWAY, 88,

formerly of Altoona, died Aug. 16, 2014, at the Mills River, N.C., residence. A graduate of Susan Moore High School, she retired as a teacher there. She enjoyed golf, Atlanta Braves baseball, and her dogs, Abbie and Emma. More...

GWENDOLYN ANN PHILLIPS WALKER, 73,

Oneonta, died Aug. 20, 2014, at the residence. She was wife of the late William Ralph Walker and a member of the Church of the Brethren and attended Oneonta First Baptist Church. More...