84, Oneonta, died Feb. 28, 2012, at Golden Living Center. Born in Oneonta to Roy and Nellie Aniton Robinson, Mr. Robinson was a deacon at Mount Olive Baptist Church for over 50 years and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was retired from Beverly Health Care. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by wife Mollie Bob […]


85, Straight Mountain, died Feb. 27, 2012, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. She was born to Clarence Almus and Pearl Brothers Smith and was a homemaker who was a faithful member of Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Gallant. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by husband Calvin Coolidge Rogers; brothers Doyle and Aubrey Smith; and sister Iverene Rogers. Survivors […]


82, Pinson, died Feb. 28, 2012, in Baldwin County. She was born in Blount County to John Thomas and Neomie Adeline Gibson Holder, both of whom preceded her in death. She was also predeceased by brothers Lonzo, Alton, Gordon, Willis, and Andrew Holder; sisters Bessie Yates, Verna Mae Dempsey, and Rosie Inmon. She is survived by husband Frank Sullivan, Pinson; […]

Church Briefs

FAIRVIEW CHURCH in Cleveland will have a singing featuring The Faithmen Quartet Sunday, March 18, at 1:30 p.m. Johnny Alexander is pastor. UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have a revival March 18-21. Former Oneonta coach Josh Niblett will speak at the Sunday, March 18, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 6 p.m. services. Phil Winningham will speak Monday and Tuesday nights, […]

Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off

The Oneonta Business Association held its first Super Chili Bowl Cook-Off on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Oneonta Depot. The cook-off was deemed a huge success. Twenty of some of the finest chili around was entered. In a blind taste test, Steve McCullough took the first place prize of $200, Ed Hinderliter of Studio Q came in second ($100), and […]


David Richard Mann was listed incorrectly as graduating from Oneonta High School in the engagement announcement of he and his bride-elect, Holly Danielle Gargus, published last week, February 29, 2012, in The Blount Countian. He is a graduate of Holly Pond High School. The newspaper regrets the error.

2012-03-07 E-Edition

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