85, Oneonta, died May 27, 2012, at Golden LivingCenter in Oneonta. She worked locally for many years and was a member of Cleveland Church of Christ. She was predeceased by parents Jesse H. and Victoria Truitt; son Michael Lynn Sims; brother Albert Truitt; and sisters Hazel Gentry and Bertha Truitt. Surviving are husband Clarence Sims; son Robert David (Brenda) Sims, […]

Church Briefs

FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH summer revival services Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15, at 7 p.m. The church is located on county highway 27 on Straight Mountain. Evangelist is Stanley Jones; pastor is Jack Thomason. MT. CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Homecoming Sunday, June 10, 10:30 a.m. Special singers will be The King’s Messengers. TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH revival June 10-13. Sunday […]

Birthday prank ‘tops’

Ethel Ellis celebrated her 94th birthday recently and her children, as usual, enjoy playing tricks on her. This year a helicopter was placed on her roof. The helicopter was built by Rhonda Lindley for the Veterans Day parade, displayed in Dan Richard’s classroom, and kept under wraps until the prank could be pulled off. A Remlap resident, Mrs. Ellis is […]

Young-Br yant

Mack and Patti Young of Oneonta announce the coming wedding of their daughter Kathryn Elizabeth Young to Justin Craig Bryant, son of Jeff and Pam Bryant of Pine Mountain. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Oneonta High School and attends Auburn University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences and is currently pursuing an accounting degree. She […]


Billy Rushing Jr. and Eileen Rushing of Cleveland announce the engagement and coming marriage of their daughter Deona Nicole Rushing to Teodoro Robert Escobedo, son of Armando and Debra Escobedo of Blountsville. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Cleveland High School and a 2012 graduate of Wallace State Community College. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of Cleveland […]


CALVARY EPISCOPAL CHURCH is taking orders for its annual Boston butt sale. The expertly cooked meat will be ready for pickup Saturday, June 30, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the church, 1002 Park Avenue, Oneonta. Phone the church at 274-9444 to order. Proceeds go to community charities.

2012-06-06 E-Edition