ALMA RILLA WYNN BULLARD,



92, of Collinwood, Tenn., died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010, at her residence. A member of Nectar Baptist Church, she was born Oct. 9, 1917, in Nectar, daughter of the late Felton and Mary Rhoda Adcock Wynn. She and her husband Carter Bullard were married Nov. 5, 1938; he died on Feb. 14, 1980. Others predeceasing her were son Jerry Bullard; […]

CHARLES QUINTON CAIN,



76, died Aug. 29, 2010, at the Blountsville residence. He served in the U.S. Army and was retired as a salesman for Cook’s Pest Control. Predeceasing him were parents Fred and Ona Haynes Cain, brother James Cain, and sister Naomi Denney. Surviving are wife Betty Hall Cain; daughters Amy (David) Blaxton of Blountsville and Jane (Brian) Perkins of Cullman; son […]

JAMES EDWARD CAMPBELL SR.,



79, of Hayden, died Aug. 30, 2010, at St. Vincent’s East. The Blount native was manager of a woodyard and was an active member of Mt. High Baptist Church. He was predeceased by parents Albert Homer and Della Bailey Campbell and wife Loetha Coats Campbell. Surviving are sons James Edward (Myra) Campbell Jr., Franklin Campbell, Thomas Wayne (Sandra) Campbell, and […]

JEAN FAILE GOODWIN,



65, of Trafford, died Aug. 30, 2010, at her residence. A member of Center Hill Presbyterian Church, she worked at St. Regis Paper Company and loved crafting and arranging flowers. Predeceasing her were parents Carl and Julie Youngblood Faile; husband James Eldon Goodwin; brothers Rufus, Euel and infants Merle and Earl Faile; sisters Lorene McCay, Nellie Moore, and Reba Self. […]

STEVE HICKMAN,



65, died Sept. 3, 2010, at his residence in Oneonta. A trucking operator, he was the son of the late Mack Nathaniel and Johnie Matthews Hickman Jr. He was a Mason and a member of Mountain Top Ministries. Surviving are wife Carol Lunsford Hickman; daughter Tracey Hickman Steward of Memphis, Tenn.; son Michael Hickman of North Carolina; sisters Linda H. […]

MATTHEW DAVID HILL JR.,



65, of Remlap, lost his battle with cancer and died peacefully Monday, Aug. 30, 2010. He had worked as a painter and truck driver before becoming disabled. His father Matthew Hill Sr. and his brother Arthur “Boo-Boo” Hill predeceased him. Surviving are children David (Latonya) Hill, Missy (Brett) Strickland, and Debbie (Brian) Richey; grandchildren Matt Hill, Blake Marlin, Payton Stephens, […]

BILLY RAY STEPHENS,



62, of the Summit community in Blount County, died Sept. 2, 2010, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. The self-employed Blount native was predeceased by parents J.W. and Ina Murphree Stephens, son Nathan Ray Stephens, and daughter Tammy Louise Stephens. Surviving are wife Linda Moody Stephens; brothers James (Dwanda) Stephens, Jim (Gail) Stephens, and Donnie (Donna) Stephens; sisters Barbara (Larry) Pool […]

GEORGE D. STEWART JR.,



82, of Hayden, died Aug. 26, 2010. He earned a degree in electrical engineering at Auburn University and had retired from Alabama Power. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was a member of First Baptist Church in Hayden. His sister Marjorie Holley predeceased him. Mr. Stewart moved to Hayden after retirement so he could realize his lifelong dream of […]

JAMES FRED “JIMMY” WALKER,



69, of Straight Mountain, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at St. Vincent’s East. A graduate of Locust Fork High School, he worked at Thompson Fabricating Company and was a member of both Clear Springs United Methodist Church and the Blount County Camp of Gideons International. Predeceasing him were parents Fred and Madonna Cochran Walker, nephew Brandon Walker, and fatherin law […]

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