CONETTE MURPHREE EARNEST, 81,



Oneonta, died Sept. 18, 2013, at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham. She taught first and fourth grades at Appalachian School, enjoyed traveling, quilting and needlepoint, and collecting recipes. Parents George Elmer and Audrey Goodwin Murphree predeceased her. Surviving are husband William Earnest; son Henry (Diane) Earnest, Ocean Springs, Miss.; grandson Curtis Earnest; brothers Douglas (Diane) Murphree and Norris Murphree, both of […]

DELMAS LEE GLADDEN JR., 68,



Oneonta, died Sept. 15, 2013. Parents Delmas Lee and Elsie Irene Higgins Gladden Sr. and brother Jerry Wayne Gladden predeceased him. Surviving are sons Michael Wayne (Amanda) Gladden and Scott ( Jennifer) Gladden, both of Straight Mountain; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters Mildred Champion, Straight Mountain, Margaret Allison, Roebuck, Dorothy Murphree, Oneonta, Helen ( Terry) Killough, Hueytown, Diane (Ricky) Bryson, […]

EDGAR NEIL HAYES, 73,



Oneonta, died Sept. 18, 2013, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A member of Mountain Pointe Ministries Church, he sang high tenor for the Valley Heirs Quartet for 10 years. He served in the U.S. Army, was an avid Braves and Alabama fan, who also enjoyed golfing. Predeceasing him were parents J.C. and India Walker Hayes; son Barry Hayes; sister […]

KATHY SUE MARSH, 52,



Gadsden, died Sept. 15, 2013, at Northside Nursing Home. Parents Jerry Glenn and Willie Fay Marsh predeceased her. Surviving are sisters Sheila Faye (Kevin) Hrncir, Plainfield, Ill., and Sherrie ( James) McClung, Charleston, W.V.; aunts Ruby (Don) Jerald, Gadsden, Helen (Charles) Crow, Cummings, Ga., Carolyn (Larry) Armstrong, Cleveland, Rena’ (Eddy) Brazeel, Locust Fork; uncles Alton (Helen) Sherbet, Pell City, and […]

KATHRYN JEAN SELF, 65,



Snead, died Sept. 16, 2013, at Trinity Hospital, Birmingham. Predeceasing her were parents Raymond and Annie Fern Epsey Erwin; husband Wayne Gray Self; sons Robert Ellis Self and David Wayne Self; and five siblings. Surviving are daughter Amanda Self, Snead; grandchildren Katrina Self, Kendall Self, Robert Ellis Self Jr., Kaitlyn Grace Self, Anthony Wood, Brooklyn Wood, Susie Self; daughter-in-law Brandi […]

TERRI ANN SWEET SWANN, 35,



Hayden, died Sept. 21, 2013. A certified nursing assistant, she enjoyed country music, fishing, and hunting. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Surviving are father Ray Sweet; mothers Peggy Sweet and Teresa McCall; daughter Kaitlin Michelle Sweet; brothers Ernest Ray Sweet Jr. and Tommy Jenkins; sis-

INFANT SAVANNAH MARLEY WISE,



Springville, died Sept. 13, 2013, at UAB Hospital. She was predeceased by brother Adrian Davis Wise. Surviving are parents Adam and Kayla Wise; grandparents Ed and Cindy Jewell and David and Allison Hill, all of Hayden, Keith Wise, Springville; great-grandparents Frank and Janie Vandergrift, Springville, Cheryl Dansby, Center Point, Linda Key, Oakman, Elsa Hill, Tarrant, Peggy Wise, Springville, Reba Jewell, […]

CHURCHBRIEFS



STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN MENNONITE revival services Sept. 29 – Oct. 2. Regular morning services and lunch at noon, with evening service at 5 p.m. Sunday. Monday through Wednesday service begins at 7 p.m. Steve Longenecker from Grace and Truth Church in Birmingham will be evangelist. Phone 274-7833 with questions. PARK AVENUE BAPTIST in conjunction with Pleasant Mt. Baptist will have the […]

NEWSbriefs



FREE NUTRITION CLASSES If you are on food stamps, WIC, or think you might qualify for food stamps, you are eligible for free classes sponsored by the Urban Nutrition Education Program. Phone Shonna Carranza at 274-2129 for more information. DISABILITY RIGHTS AND RESOURCES is located in the Family Services Center, room 305. The group enables people with disabilities to fully […]

Parkins-Nails



Bill and Donna Parkins of Locust Fork announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter Amy Elizabeth Parkins, to Wesley Steven Nails, son of Steve Nails and Janet Nails, both of Vinemont. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Locust Fork High School and a 2013 graduate of Snead State Community College. She is employed with UAB Hospital as […]