88, died Dec. 9, 2011, at Huntsville Health and Rehab, Huntsville. Formerly of Rosa, Mrs. Walker was a retired nurse. She was born in Colbert County to Homer and Ruth Adams Ligon, who predeceased her. A Church of God/Seventh Day Adventist, she was an avid reader who loved bingo, dominoes, gospel singings, and was active in prison ministry correspondence. Besides […]


65, Blountsville, died Dec. 13, 2011, at St. Vincent’s East, Birmingham. Born in St. Clair County to Rutherford and Ruth Crocker Rich Rice, she was predeceased by parents, brother Joe Rich, and sister Linda Thomas. Of the Christian faith, she loved fishing and children. Survivors include sons Kirby (Mildred) Williams, Eric (Christy) Williams, daughter Tina Lynne Marie Overton; 12 grandchildren; […]


71, Blountsville, died Nov. 18, 2011, at Golden Living Center, Oneonta. Born in Florida, she was predeceased by parents J.C. and Ethel Marie Powell Waldron. Surviving is son Frank J. Stalans, Blountsville; and sister Virginia Arlene Waldron. A graveside service was held at South Cemetery Nov. 26, at 2 p.m., Blountsville Funeral Home directing.


80, Blountsville, died Dec. 11, 2011, at St. Vincent’s Blount, Oneonta. A member of Hulaco Church of God and a retired welder, he was born in Blount County to Homer and Iva Murphree Vasser. Besides his parents, Mr. Vasser was predeceased by sons Jimmy Vasser, Jack Vasser; brothers Robert Dee Vasser, Alvis “Buddy” Vasser; sister, Mable Works. Surviving is wife […]


PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a watch night service on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Guest singers will be The Singing Commodores from Blountsville. Refreshments will be served, and church members invite the public to join as they pray the old year out and the new year in. The church is located on U.S. 278 two miles […]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

by Ginger Perkins Lynn and Doris Cuzzort most certainly agree. If you happen to be traveling south on Ala 75 from Friday’s Crossing, chances are you’ll see the Cuzzort’s yard display off in the distance. If you really want a treat, turn on Kornegay Road and go about a mile or so. The road is not a busy one; stop […]

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