CARL W. ‘COBB’ HORSLEY SR., 81,



Oneonta, died June 14, 2014. He was a lifelong farmer and known as a hard worker. Predeceasing him were parents E.J. and Minnie Owens Horsley, brothers Ray Horsley, Roy Horsley, and Earl Horsley, son Sammie Estes, daughter Lois Horsley Horton, and grandson Aaron Estes. Surviving are daughters Betty Jo (Thomas) Franks, Houston, Texas, Mona (James) Gardener, Altoona; sons Billy Ray […]

REBECCA DEAN HODGE JONES, 69,



Oneonta, died June 18, 2014, at Golden LivingCenter. She was a self proclaimed Opryland All-Star Buck Dancer. Surviving are husband Wayne Jones; sons Alvin Ray Hodge, Cullman, Shane (Shanel) Goodwin, Valdosta, Ga.; daughter Angie (Tommy) Roberts, Cullman; grandchildren Amber Bartlett, Byron Linton, Emily Goodwin, Maggie Rae Goodwin, Rachel Goodwin, Katherine Goodwin; three great-grandchildren; brothers Keith (Jan) Hodge, Moulton, J.C. Hodge, […]

JOHNNY MACK LEE, 78, ERNESTINE BUFFINGTON PEARMAN, 89,



Blountsville, died June 12, 2014, at Marshall Medical Center North, Guntersville. A retired laborer with Americold, he attended Rock Springs United Methodist Church, and was widower of Sue Brown Lee, who died in 2013. Parents John T. and Annie Sickles Lee predeceased him, as did seven siblings. Surviving are son Tommy Lee, Guntersville; daughters Regina (Kenny) Washburn, Karen Bullard, both […]

BETTY J. SMITH, 74,



Remlap, died June 16, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A member of Hendrix Missionary Baptist Church, she was retired from Walmart, enjoyed church, painting, and sewing. Predeceasing her were father Gilbert Vollmering and granddaughter Jackie Smith. Surviving are husband Ray Smith; daughter Paige (Tommy) Smith, Oneonta; son Billy Ray (Jennifer Bowden) Smith, Rosa; stepson Pete (Ronda) Smith, Pine […]

DONALD RAYMOND ‘STRETCH’ TYLKOWSKI, 63,



Omaha, Neb., died May 25, 2014. Known for his generous spirit, he retired from the construction industry and had worked with an Omaha school district in maintenance. Predeceasing him were parents Lad and Daisy Tylkowski and motherand father-in-law Cecil and Evelyn Watkins of Oneonta. Surviving are wife of 39 years Brenda Watkins Tylkowski; children Melissa (Aron McKevicius) Tylkowski, Doug (Rahel […]

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