CLEVELAND YOUTH FOOTBALL will hold a fundraiser turkey shoot each Saturday. Look for the signs near the river bridge on county road 33. Hams, turkeys, and prizes are available and cost is $3 per shot. There will be categories for shotgun, .22, and youth. For more information, phone Buddy Ware at 625- 5438 or 353-4122.


TOWN OF HIGHLAND LAKE will hold its regular council meeting on Monday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Anchor, 612 Lakeshore Drive. BLOUNT COUNTY EDUCATION RETIREES ASSOCIATION will meet Friday, Dec. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at Charlie B’s Restaurant. Story telling will be the subject of the Christmas program. BLOUNTSVILLE CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 […]


CLEAR SPRINGS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will have the Annual Soup and Chili Supper Saturday, Dec. 13, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The $8 bowl is all you can eat and there will be a bake sale also. The church is located at 395 county road 15, just off Ala 75. UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will have “Christmas in the […]


JAMES HAROLD BAILEY, 63, Snead, died Nov. 18, 2014, at the residence. Predeceasing him were parents Rexall and Vergie Snell Bailey, grandchild Tory Lee Bailey, and siblings Max Bailey, Walter Bailey, P.D. Bailey, and Janell Bailey. Surviving are daughters Judy (John) Hersey, Canada, Alethea Ivey, Blountsville; sons Phillip (Marla) Bailey, Douglas, Tim Bailey, Boaz; grandchildren Derrick Amason, Daniel and Alecia […]


MARJORIE ‘PEGGIE’ CHAFIN, 90, Oneonta, died Nov. 17, 2014, at the residence. She was a native of Jefferson County, but lived in Oneonta for the last nine years and attended Easley Baptist Church. She had worked at Birmingham Southern Research Institute. Parents Amos and Ocie Mae Henley predeceased her, as did sister Lucille Taylor, brothers Amos W. Henley and Chester […]


SARAH DAVIS GARNER, 74, Sandersville, Ga., went home to heaven Nov. 3, 2014, after a courageous battle with Sjogrens Syndrome. She was at home with her husband and daughter by her side. Sarah was a former resident of Blount County, a graduate of Cleveland High School, and attended Alverson- Draughon Business School in Birmingham, and worked as a secretary and […]


MICHAEL HOLLIS LAWRENCE, 56, Bessemer, died Nov. 9, 2014, at the residence. Predeceasing him were father Hollis Lawrence and grandparents Hollis and Mary Lou Lawrence and Joe and Eula McRae Gray. Surviving are sons Sean Lawrence, Chaise Lawrence, Hoover; mother Bobbie Jean Gray Pitts, Vestavia; brother Danny (Tammy) Lawrence, Pinson; sister Terri (Ian) Williams, Vestavia. Jerry Hackney officiated the 2 […]


BETTY SUE LEE, 76, Blountsville, died Nov. 19, 2014, at the residence. A 1956 graduate of Susan Moore High School, she graduated from the Holy Name of Jesus Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse and served as director of nurses at the Doctors Hospital in Oneonta. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church and was a […]


EUGENE MCCURRY JR., 84, Oneonta, died Nov. 16, 2014, at TLC Nursing Center. He retired from Jefferson County Commission, was of the Church of God faith, and enjoyed playing his guitar. Predeceasing him were parents Eugene and Mae Simmons McCurry, granddaughters Deborah Gross, Belinda Doyle, five brothers, and four sisters. Surviving are wife Betty McCurry; sons Jimmy (Brenda) McCurry, Locust […]


CLINT ALAN MYRICK, 28, Oneonta, died Nov. 20, 2014. He was a 2004 graduate of Susan Moore High School, a member of Mountain Pointe Ministries Church, enjoyed Auburn football, exercise, and all sports. Predeceasing him were grandparents Maurice Moorer and Richard Myrick. Surviving are parents Ricky and Teresa Moorer Myrick, Oneonta; brothers Brad (Laura) Gibbs, Trussville, Joey Gibbs, El Paso, […]