92, Cleveland, died March 20, 2012, at the residence. She was born in Jefferson County to Ace and Louvina Ratliff Johnson, both of whom predeceased her. Mrs. Gilliland was a member of Green’s Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church and loved needlework, flowers, birds, and cooking. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her husband Lester Gordon Gilliland; brothers Orban, Walton, […]


67, Hayden, died March 21, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital, Oneonta. An avid Alabama fan, Mr. Holley loved sports, especially golf, and had worked with Wood Fruiticher Groceries. Of the Baptist faith, he was predeceased by parents William Edgar and Virginia Fowler Holley. Surviving are wife Charemon Lowery Holley; sons David (Diane) Holley and Shane Holley; daughter Cammie ( […]


83, Oneonta, died March 21, 2012, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. He was a decorated disabled Korean War veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners, and volunteered with the Shriner’s Hospital. Mr. Mayfield attended the Worship Center Church of God and had worked as an electrician at the Yarn Mill. Predeceasing him were his parents and five […]


81, Snead, died March 23, 2012, at Marshall Medical Center South, Boaz. He was born in Alabama to McLoy and Jessie Tidwell Murphree. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by grandson Jerry and brother Talmadge. Surviving are wife Sherry Wheeler Murphree, Snead; son Jamie (Laura) Murphree; daughter Donna (Aurthur) Klemme, Memphis, Tenn.; grandchildren Lynn and Bobby Crawford, […]


79, Remlap, died March 24, 2012, at Huntsville Veterans Home. He was son of Arthur and Birthel Slatton, both of whom predeceased him. Mr. Slatton was retired from the United States Army and a disabled veteran of the Vietnam War, receiving both the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals. He was a member of the Masons. Surviving are wife Edna […]


89, died March 23, 2012, at the Arab residence. A former Royal resident, he was son of Jesse Blueford and Roevertie Timmerman Taylor. Mr. Taylor was an MP in World War II, a retired poultry farmer, and a member of the Advent Christian Church. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by wife Pauline Copeland Taylor and son Michael Taylor. […]


66, formerly of Blount County, died March 18, at the Loretto, Tenn., residence. Mr. Thomas was the son of Edward Dewey and Lilian Partain Thomas, both of whom preceded him in death. He was an owner/truck driver who enjoyed fishing, hunting, car racing, and Alabama football. He was of the Baptist faith. Surviving are wife Carla Thomas; sons Mack Edward […]


72, Oneonta, died March 19, 2012, at Hanceville Nursing Home. He was predeceased by father Kenny B. Vickery and an infant brother. Mr. Vickery sang with and formed many quartets. He worked in the oil industry, was in management in the mobile home industry, and served in the National Guard. He was a well-known piano tuner and refinisher. Surviving are […]


45, Susan Moore, died March 18, 2012, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. She was born in Ohio to Raymond Leroy and Eloise Marie Bennett Wilson. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by brother Raymond Leroy Wilson Jr.; grandparents James Silas and Myrtle Nicholas Wilson and Glenn and Nora Webber Bennett. Surviving are husband Jerry Wilemon; son Jeremy Seth Wilemon […]


Linda Woodard of Cleveland announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter Gina Woodard Campbell to Robert Heath Morris, son of Robbie and Vickie Morris of Susan Moore. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Thomas Wayne Woodard, granddaughter of the late Dewey and Gladys Tumlin of Nectar and the late Clyde and Opal Woodard of Blountsville. Miss […]