JO ANN BRYANT, 59,



Blountsville, died Oct. 10, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A member of New Bethel Baptist Church, she was a J.B. Pennington High School graduate. She was predeceased by parents Louis and Arzell Thomas Parvin; brothers Finis Parvin, O’Neal Parvin, and Ricky Parvin. Surviving are husband Johnny Bryant; son Dale Bryant, Blountsville; granddaughter Celeste Bryant; brother Jack Parvin, Blountsville; sisters […]

CHRISTY HYDE, 35,



Oneonta, died Oct. 2, 2013, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She was a 1996 graduate of J.B. Pennington High School and later from Wallace State Community College. Grandfather Clyde Carr predeceased her. Surviving are husband Danny Perryman; parents Violet and Danny Ellis, Blountsville; sisters Renee Timmerman, Blountsville, and Michele Ellis, Tennessee; brothers Pat (Lisa) Ellis, Georgia, Blake (Holly) Ellis, […]

GARY MORRISON, 69,



Blountsville, died Oct. 12, 2013, at the residence. Born in Jefferson County to John R. and Maxine Mitchell Morrison, he was a resident of the Roswell Creek community and enjoyed model airplanes. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged as Specialist 4 in 1972. Surviving are wife of 48 years Carol Sykes Morrison; […]

CARROLL NELMS, 82,



Highland Lake, died Oct. 10, 2013, at the residence. Mr. Nelms was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, owner of the Palmerdale Service Station for nine years and the Tarrant Union 76 for 18 years. He was a charter member of Roebuck Park Baptist Church (North Park Baptist) and was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church at Highland Lake. Surviving […]

PAULA MICHELLE OURSSO, 36,



Leeds, died Oct. 10, 2013, at the residence. Surviving are husband Dwight Oursso Sr.; sons Mark McClendon, Pell City, Jeffery White, Springville, Dwight Oursso Jr., Margaret; father Paul Crowe, Odenville; mother Sharlie Ruth ( Tommy) Amerine, Pell City; sisters Angie ( Wayne) Rich, Pell City, Anita (Chris) Crowe, Odenville; brother Neal Curtis ( Vickie) Crowe, Texas; stepbrother Thomas Amerine Jr., […]

ALMA VAZQUEZ, 17,



Oneonta, died Oct. 10, 2013, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. A junior at Oneonta High School, she was a member of the Spanish Club and the girl’s varsity soccer team. Her dream was to become a police investigator and make a difference in her community. She attended Cornerstone Church. Predeceasing her were father Panfilo Vazquez Hernandez and brother Juan Pablo […]

CHURCHBRIEFS



CORINTH BAPTIST on Skyball Mountain will celebrate its 100th year and Homecoming Sunday, Oct. 20. The day will be filled with messages from former pastors, singing, worship, and lunch. Three By Grace and other groups will sing in the afternoon. MT. VIEW BAPTIST singing Sunday, Nov. 3, 1:30 p.m., with special guests The Tim Muncher Family from Mt. Zion Baptist […]

Robinson-Lipscomb



Don and Diane Robinson of Florence announce the engagement and coming wedding of their daughter Sara Diane Robinson, to Jason Lee Lipscomb, son of Warren and Janice Lipscomb of Horton. The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Central High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of North Alabama. She is the granddaughter of Charles and Aileen Robinson of […]

LIFESTYLE



ONEONTA FIRE HYDRANT TESTING The Oneonta Fire Department will be conducting hydrant testing through Friday, Nov. 1, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Residents might notice a slight discoloration in the water, but testing in no way affects the safety or taste of the drinking water. Questions? Phone 274-2752. BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY Painted pumpkins and gourds by […]

NEWS briefs



NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meet tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Outlaw Steakhouse in Guntersville. Special guest speaker will be Tammy Burks of the American Red Cross. Questions? Phone 256-891-1113. BLOUNT COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Frank Green Building. Speakers will be Blount County commissioners Allen Armstrong and Dean Calvert. THE TOWN OF […]


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