MARY ANN MOORE, 54, Straight Mountain, died Sept. 4, 2012, at the residence. Father J.B. Lowe predeceased her. Surviving are husband Dewayne Moore; daughters DeAnna Moore (Tim) Baker and Paula Moore, both of Straight Mountain, and Melissa (Willie) Jennings, Oneonta; grandsons Dallas Jennings and Dailan Jennings; mother Jewel Lowe, Oneonta; sisters Debbie Lowe and Donna Lowe, both of Straight Mountain; […]


ELLSIE T. PEEK, 85, Highland Lake, died Sept. 9, 2012. She owned the House of Fashion in Oneonta and was of the Methodist faith. She enjoyed square dancing, playing dominoes, and riding motorcycles. Son Douglas Dean Peek predeceased her. Surviving are husband of 62 years, William V. Peek Jr.; daughter Joyce (Jim) Thomas; sons Bill (JoAnn) Peek and Tim (Sally) […]


MARY ELIZABETH RIGSBY, 86, Center Point, died Sept. 8, 2012, at TLC Nursing Center in Oneonta. Husband A.L. Rigsby and parents Will and Mary Lee Holder predeceased her. Surviving are son Lendell Rigsby, Remlap; daughter Sandy (Anthony) Davis, Remlap; granddaughter Shannon V. Salter, Atlanta, Ga. Jack Davis officiated the 6 p.m. service held Sept. 11 at Valley Chapel Funeral Home. […]


BOBBY WINFRED SHIRLEY, 82, Straight Mountain, died Sept. 4, 2012, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. Retired from the U.S. Navy, Mr. Shirley was a member of Snead VFW and attended Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church. Parents William F. and Lela Harvey Shirley predeceased him. Surviving are son Joe W. (Mary) Shirley, Cook Springs; daughter Teresa Shirley, Hoover; grandchildren Karen […]


WILLA JEAN VINES, 74, Oneonta, died Sept. 3, 2012, at Golden LivingCenter. Husband Lowel Vines prede- ceased her, as did parents Vernest Abbott and Bonnie Holt Stalkman and daughter Brenda Jean Mathis. Surviving are sons Billy ( Jessica) Mathis, Morris, Johnny Ray (Mary) Mathis, Ben Mathis, Mickey (Shelia) Mathis, all of Warrior; grandchildren Chrystal (Hoyt) Lowe, Warrior, Christopher Mathis, Morris, […]

Church Briefs

FAIRVIEW INDEPENDENT will have a singing Sunday, Sept. 16, at 1:30 p.m. featuring Jimmy Allred. Pastor is Johnny Alexander. ONEONTA FIRST BAPTIST will hold revival services Sept. 16-19. Sunday services will be at 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m. Willy Rice, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Clearwater, Fla., will be the evangelist […]

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Appalachian stadium named for Carr

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