EMILY LAUDINE BLACK,



91, Blountsville, died April 11, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter, Arab. Parents Ben J. and Susie Annie Lumpkin Hammond predeceased her, as did husband Robert Black, who died in 1985, brothers Lavin Hammond, Pete Hammond, grandson James Milford Black Jr., granddaughter Leigh Ann Dickie, great-granddaughter Amber Lauren Smith. Surviving are son Milford (Cynthia) Black, Blountsville; daughters Jeannie (Harvey) Helms, Arab, Joyce […]

IVALEE O’DELL BROWN,



94, Horton, died April 10, 2013, at the residence. Known as “Granny Brown,” she was a talented seamstress who was known for her kindness and strong faith. She was a member of Pleasant Valley church for 78 years. Parents William Robert and Liddie McCollum Nelson predeceased her, as did husband Onus D. Brown, two grandchildren, four siblings. Surviving are son […]

GLADYS BEATRICE GARRISON,



88, Locust Fork, died April 7, 2013, at Windermere Nursing Facility. Parents Gladys Joshua and Carrie Mae Carnes Winkles predeceased her, as did husband Silas Willard Garrison, son Clayton Garrison, brother Bo Winkles, sisters Ruby Thomas, Essie Mae Holman, and Susie Reno. Surviving are son Adrian (Eve) Garrison, Augusta, Ga.; daughter Belinda (Benito) Castaneda, Snellville, Ga.; grandchildren Adrian (Andy) Garrison […]

BERNICE ETHEL HATHORN,



89, Horton, died April 11, 2013, at the residence. Predeceasing her were parents Nathan and Della Mae Cook Johnson, husband Dennis Hathorn, and brother Clinton Johnson. She was a member of Zion Hill Primitive Baptist Church. Surviving are sons Charles (Regina) Hathorn, Snead, Ray (Leslie) Hathorn, Destin, Fla.; daughter Deborah Young, Snead; grandchildren Kelli and Mike Smith, Wendy and Paul […]

CHARLES ANTHONY ‘TONY’ MORGAN,



48, Locust Fork, died April 12, 2013, at UAB Hospital, Birmingham. Mother Patsy Dobbs Morgan predeceased him. Surviving are wife Sondra Morgan; daughter Eugenia Thompson (Byron) Lopez, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; son Tommy (Sandy) Wilkinson, Robertsdale; grandchildren Kristopher Wilkinson and Alesha Ealy; father Larry Charles (Rhonda) Morgan; brother Barry (Susan) Morgan; sister Jennifer Morgan, all of Locust Fork. A private memorial will […]

CHARLES AMOS PASS,



84, died April 13, 2013. A lifelong resident of Cleveland, he graduated from Cleveland High School in 1945 and was a longtime member of Cleveland First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and held many offices in the church through the years. A U.S. Army veteran during the Korean conflict, he retired from Hayes International with more than 40 […]

BILLY JODIE SHERRELL,



85, Hayden, died April 10, 2013, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. An equipment operator by trade, he was of the Baptist faith and loved to fish and coach baseball. Parents Ira and Nettie Tuck Sherrell predeceased him, as did children William Allen Sherrell and Dwight Sherrell, brother J.T. Sherrell, sisters Marjorie Eddy and Cora Brand. Surviving are wife Olga […]

GENEVA STEPHENS,



67, Rockmart, Ga., died April 7, 2013, at Polk Medical Center, Cedar Town, Ga. Formerly of Blountsville, Mrs. Stephens was predeceased by husband Thomas Lee Stephens and parents Steven and Elizabeth Marie Brooks Hastings. She was a member of Roswell Creek Baptist Church. Surviving are sons Michael (Lisa) Stephens, Blountsville, Chris Stephens, Marietta, Ga., Tommy Stephens, Locust Fork; daughters Sharon […]

JERRY LYNN TAWBUSH JR.,



49, Sugarland Lake, died April 14, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham. A welder for 25 years with Fontaine, he was a member of Cliff Springs Community Church. Mother Jewell Young Tawbush predeceased him. Surviving are wife Donna Tawbush; son Timothy Tawbush; daughter Stacie Tawbush Bates; granddaughter Cheyenne Bates, all of Sugarland Lake; father Jerry Lynn Tawbush Sr.; brother Gary […]

BENNY ROY WALL,



62, Locust Fork, died April 9, 2013, at the residence. A member of Locust Fork Baptist Church, he loved baseball and Crimson Tide football. Parents Roy Ellis and Ruby McCay Wall predeceased him, as did brothers Donald Wall and Bobby Wall and father-in-law Daniel Raymond McCay. Surviving are wife Vanessa McCay Wall; son Joshua Ryan Wall, Hoover; daughter Tammi Collins, […]


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