FLORENE KEMP SHEPHERD COPELAND, 100,



died May 3, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham. She graduated from Jacksonville University and was a long time teacher at J.B. Pennington High School. She was a member of Beulah Primitive Baptist Church in Leeds. She was predeceased by parents Lunnie Kemp and Annie Martin Kemp; husbands William Shepherd, Ellie Ashley, Cecil Roland Copeland; stepson Joseph Roland Copeland; nine […]

JUANITA ESTELLE PYLE MCALLISTER HAMES, 86,



Ashville, died April 28, 2013, at the residence. She enjoyed reading and playing the piano and was retired from Amerex. Mrs. Hames was predeceased by arents Arthur and Zula Maddox Pyle; daughter Dianne Green; son Robert “Bob” McAllister; grandchildren Paul Taylor and Teressa McAllister; seven siblings. Surviving are son Donald McAllister, Hayfork, Calif.; grandchildren Mike Green and Julie Green, both […]

CARROLL WAYNE HAYNES, 72,



Blountsville, died May 4, 2013, at the residence. A truck driver, he was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Parents Clifton and Bivion Lucille Mooon Haynes predeceased him. Surviving are wife of 52 years Fay Moore Haynes; sons Danny (Penny) Haynes, Arab, Timothy (Sammy) Haynes, San Diego, Calif., Glen (Camellia) Haynes, Blountsville; daughter Kimberly Carol ( Jagir) Jhaveri, Blountsville; […]

MIRIAM ‘MIM’ LAURA KIMBERLY, 96,



Oneonta, died April 20, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Parents John and Mallie Price Lyter predeceased her. Surviving are sons James W. (Kathleen) Hollingsworth, Horton, and Ray Vance Kimberly, Lexington, Tenn.; grandchildren Josh (Ansley) Kimberly, Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., Kara ( Trent) Graham, Easley, S.C., Katlyn Kimberly, Norfolk, Va.; great-grandchildren Kaden Kimberly, Khloe Kimberly, Tanner Graham, Brenton Graham. Betty Powell […]

JAMES ALLEN ‘JIM’ LAKE, 70,



Oneonta, died May 1, 2013, at the residence. Mr. Lake served during Vietnam with the U.S. Army and was a retired inspector with the Jefferson County Board of Education transportation department. He was a member of the World Outreach Center. Mr. Lake was predeceased by parents David and Clara Mae Gillilan Lake; sister Rebecca Duncan; and brother Melvin Lake. Surviving […]

JOHNNIE MAE MORGAN, 68,



Altoona, died May 1, 2013, at Altoona Health and Rehab. Parents John and Lonnie Mae Morgan predeceased her. Surviving are daughter Lynne Green; granddaughter Stacey (DeWayne) Standridge, Snead; great-granddaughters Mekenzie Standridge and Kadence Standridge. Randy Smith officiated the 5 p.m. graveside service held May 2 at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

ALBERT JOSEPH ‘JOE’ MOSLEY, 79,



Nectar, died April 27, 2013, at the residence. A member of the Masonic Lodge, Mr. Mosley served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from the city of Birmingham as a fire fighter. Predeceasing him were parents Albert Harry and Winnie Davis Ashmore Mosley; wife Martha Owen Mosley; daughter Doris Mosley; and grandson Bill Shepherd. Surviving are daughters Linda Bowerman, […]

GERTIE MARY ‘TOMMIE’ MURPHREE, 92,



Rock Springs, died May 4, 2013, at Altoona Health and Rehab. She was the daughter of Marvin A. and Ora Lee Hedgecock, both of whom predeceased her. Mrs. Murphree was a homemaker, a member of the Baptist faith. and had lived in the Rock Springs Community for several years. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by husband Bernice Lee […]

JERRY WILLARD PRICE, 70,



Athens, died May 2, 2013. A former resident of Oneonta, he was a graduate of The University of Alabama with a degree in political science and retired from Aetna as a senior commercial claims manager with more than 30 years service. Father Jonah Henry Price predeceased him. Surviving are wife Samantha Price; daughter Robin Moore, Nashville, Tenn.; mother Kate Price, […]

LOIS OGLES SIMS, 71,



died May 1, 2013. She served as a minister and educator for more than 52 years. Parents William and Rader Ogles predeceased her. Surviving are husband Wayne Sims I; children Wayne (Deborah) Sims II and Kelley Sims; granddaughter Erin Sims; sister Maureen Hooks; brother Jack (Mary) Ogles. Mike Hooks and Wayne Sims II officiated the 2 p.m. service held May […]


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