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ONEONTA YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION is now underway. Players may register at the Oneonta Rec Center through Aug. 2, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, phone 625-3534. ONEONTA LIONS CLUB CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT will be Thursday, Aug. 1, at Heritage Golf in Oneonta with a shotgun start at 8:30 […]

OF THE SPIRIT

THE BIBLE SPEAKS A new thing

If you have difficulty in trying to get an understanding of just what took place when the Hebrew exiles returned to Jerusalem, you are in good company. Most scholars believe that some portions of the book got misplaced in their chronological order, leaving us to wonder whether Ezra and Nehemiah worked at roughly the same time, whether Nehemiah preceded Ezra […]

CHURCH BRIEFS



MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH will have revival services July 15-19, with services at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day. Evangelist is Chad Albright, pastor is Robbie Burtram. The church is located at the intersection of county roads 35 and 21 in McClarty. WELCOME II MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have Homecoming and a third Sunday singing on July 21 at 2 […]

HOYT EUGENE ADAMS, 85,



Oneonta, died June 28, 2013, at the residence. A U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist faith, he was retired from Conneaut Die Casting. Parents Aldie Eugene and Laura Ethel Hill Adams predeceased him, as did wives Ruby Jo Nix Adams and Jean Gilley Adams, sister Geraldine Smith, and brother Marvin Amos Adams. Surviving are sons Roger Eugene Adams, Madison, […]

JOHNNIE MACK ADAMS, 74,



Blountsville, died July 3, 2013, at TLC Nursing Center. A feed truck driver, he was a member of Brooklyn Baptist Church. Parents Mack and Ila Doyle Adams predeceased him, as did wife Barbara Faye Davis Adams, sister Gaynell Flack. Surviving are son Phillip (Christie) Adams, Birmingham; daughter Rhonda (Buddy) Alldredge, Blountsville; grandchildren Sondra ( Julian) Curry, Johnathon (Christie) Alldredge, Andrew […]

PATRICIA LAUGHLIN COMPTON, 67,



Snead, died July 1, 2013, at the residence. Mrs. Compton sang in gospel groups “The Jesus Messengers” and “The Laughlins,” and spent 17 years as a seamstress. She attended Bible Way Church. Parents Joseph Luther and Buna Octavia Wright Laughlin and infant son Curtis Hawkins predeceased her. Surviving are husband Jerry Compton; sons Mike (Christy) Hawkins, Albertville, Jeff (Amy) Watkins, […]

BENJAMIN HEARLD GRAY, 83,



Rosa Community, died July 2, 2013, at the residence. Mr. Gray served in the U.S. Army, retired from Conner’s Steel as a rolling mill steelworker, and was a member of Rosa United Methodist Church. Parents Joe S. and Ida Belle Mize Gray predeceased him, as did stepmother Eula McRae Gray, 14 siblings. Surviving are wife Carol Gray; son Benjamin H. […]

DOROTHY ‘DOT’ SUE MCGINNIS HUFFSTUTLER, 79,



Remlap, died June 30, 2013, at the residence. She graduated from Blount County High School in 1952, worked as a waitress for Round the Clock Restaurant, and was a member of Pleasant Mount Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were parents Foster Elliott and Lona Pearl Street McGinnis, husband Roland Earl Huffstutler, son Roland Earl Huffstutler II, and sister Joan Parrish. Surviving […]

POLLIE SUE PRICE, 79,



Oneonta, died June 30, 2013, at TLC Nursing Center. A retired baker with Joan’s Kitchen Bakery, she was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Parents John and Ida Graves Price and sisters Hazel, Ruth, Jean, and Mary Price predeceased her. Surviving are sister Billie Price, Oneonta; friends Carolyn Henderson, Amy Allman, Laura Morton, Wavelyn Faust, Rose Cardwell; cousins Ruby […]

DENISE W. PRIVETT, 57,



Blountsville, died July 4, 2013, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Surviving are parents Robert and Gladys Weber Sr., Georgia; husband Roy Privett; sons Bryan (Dawn) Hill, Richard (Melinda) Demlow, Thomas Fick, all of Georgia; 17 grandchildren; brother Robert Weber Jr., New Jersey; sister Patricia (Nathaniel) Newlin, Georgia. JerryHackneyofficiateda2p.m.privatememorial service July 8 at the Privett residence in Blountsville. Blountsville Funeral Home […]


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