SUE BROWN LEE, 76,



Blountsville, died June 6, 2013, at the residence. Parents Hyatt and Inez Maze Brown and brother Kenneth Brown predeceased her. Surviving are husband Johnny Lee; son Thomas (Kim) Lee, Guntersville; daughters Regina (Kenny) Washburn and Karen Bullard, both of Blountsville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers James (Rachel) Brown, Blountsville, and Jerry Brown, Huntsville; sisters Rhonda (Andy) Neill and Deborah Pate, […]

IDA RETTA MOODY, 97,



Jones Chapel, died June 1, 2013, at the residence. Predeceasing her were husband Terry V. Moody; parents Will and Retta Jane Fortner Tarpley; and eight siblings. Surviving are son Hoyt Junior (Nora) Moody, Springville; daughter Bonnie (Marvin) Smith, Titusville, Fla.; grandchildren Michael Moody, Steve Moody, Teresa Miller, Gina Homa, all of Titusville, Fla.; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. Joel Harris and […]

BILLY RAY SMITH, 85,



Remlap, died June 1, 2013, at the residence. A U.S. Army veteran, he was retired from Buckner Barrel and Auxilliary Power Systems where he was a heavy equipment mechanic. Mr. Smith enjoyed fishing and camping and was a member of Pleasant Mount Baptist Church. He was predeceased by parents Dock Eli and Meta Estella Stephenson Smith; daughter Brenda Leggett; three […]

LENA LOU MURRAY WATTS, 78,



Boaz, died June 3, 2013, at the residence. She was a former resident of Blount County. Surviving are children Denise Staton, Gail Watts ( John) Jenkins, Neila Staton (Rickey) Buckelew, Sharon Watts Brown, Kenneth (Dianne) Watts, Shaun Watts, Byron (Stacy) Watts, Kerrell (April) Watts; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; chosen children Brenda West, Pam Ludwick, Larry Lovell, Jody Kennamer; […]

OPAL JEANETTE HIGGINBOTHAM WHITE, 78,



Trafford, died June 5, 2013, at Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham. A homemaker, she enjoyed quilting and attended Youngblood Chapel Church. She was predeceased by parents Willis C. and Bertie Lee Scott Huffstutler; husband J.C. Higginbotham; grandchild Jay Price; brother Jerry Huffstutler; and sister Bobbie Hogeland. Surviving are daughters Alicia Woolley, Trafford, Pamela ( J.C.) Hagood, Odenville, Susan (Gerald) Newton, Oneonta; […]

CHURCH BRIEFS



NEW HOME CHURCH will have the fourth Sunday singing June 23 at 1:30 p.m. Special guests will be the Carroll Family. Matthew Fallin is pastor; Verbon Lancaster is song chairman. NEW BEGINNINGS BAPTIST in Hayden welcomes Harold Rhodes as pastor. The church meets at the Hayden Community Center on county road 7 at 11 a.m. for Sunday services and 7 […]

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL



HARMONY AND MT. VIEW BAPTIST CHURCHES VBS to be held at Harmony Baptist Church on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Ages 3 through sixth grade are invited. The church is located at the intersection of county road 5 (Empire Road) and Red Hill School Road. Phone Suzanna at 590-3321 for more information. CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP will […]

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