BRODY MACK MELCHER



2, Susan Moore, died June 9, 2012, at LaBonheur Children’s Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. Great-grandparents Ray and Christie Thompson, Dewey Melcher, Virgil Stone, and Robbie Stone predeceased him. Surviving are parents Gary and Stacey Studdard Melcher; sisters Madison and Meagan Armstrong; grandparents Danny Mack and Denise Studdard, Wynnville, Don and Donna Melcher, Hayden; greatgrandparents Jack and Betty Moss, Oneonta, Bulene Melcher, […]

CECIL OWEN



95, Oneonta, died June 15, 2012, at the residence. He was husband to Hazel Presley Owen, who predeceased him last month, and son to the late Henry Levi and Margaret Rebecca Clarcy Alabama Mardis Owen. He was retired, working for many years as a self-employed landscaper. Surviving are daughter Rebecca (Beecher) Hyde, Boaz; grandson Ronnie Hyde, Boaz; great-grandson Chase Hyde, […]

USN CPO FORD PHILLIPS



89, Gulfport, Miss., died June 14, 2012, at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, Miss. A former Blount County resident born in Cleveland, Mr. Phillips was predeceased by wife Mona Phillips and sons Wesley Phillips and Tracy Phillips. Surviving are daughters Nancy Phillips and Vicki Reynolds; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother Welton Phillips. June 18, at Gooch Church Cemetery, […]

LINDA VELMA TRACY THOMPSON



64, Trussville, died June 13, 2012. She was retired from St. Vincent’s Hospital as a CRNA. Parents C.M. and Mary Lou Owensby Tracy and husband David Thompson, brothers in-law Melvin Lambert and William Anderson Faust predeceased her. Surviving are sisters Sylvia Faust, Rosa, Lois Marie (Lloyd) Stephenson, Yvonne Lambert, all of Pinson; brother Charles M. (Bebe) Tracy Jr., Oneonta; nephews […]

MINNIE MAE WALDROP



90, Altoona, died June 14, 2012, a St. Vincent’s Blount. Husband Wallace Marvin Waldrop, parents Henry and Lula Mae Sparks Grogan, and six siblings predeceased her. Surviving are son Wallace Ronald (Peggy) Waldrop, Straight Mountain; daughter Lynette Banks, Altoona; grandsons Charles Randall Banks, Wallace Rodney Banks, Dewayne (Vickie) Waldrop; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; special friend Mary Ann Steele. Jim Lackey […]

CORRECTIONS



In the obituary for DALTON J. CLEMENTS SR., published in the June 13 edition of The Blount Countian, W.C. Green was inadvertently left off as an officiate at the memorial service. In the obituary for TROY O’NEAL HOLLIS, published in the June 13 edition of The Blount Countian, Mr. Hollis’s middle name should have been listed as O’Neal.

2012-06-20 E-Edition