DALE WARD COLE, 58, died Nov. 23, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Predeceasing him were father Don Cole and brother Dennis Cole. Surviving are mother Margaret Cole; brother Wayne Cole; sister Donna (Randy) Davis; girlfriend Carolyn Nolin, all of Springville. Danny Gunter officiated the 11 a.m. graveside service held Nov. 26 at Springville City Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were […]


Oneonta, died Nov. 28, 2014, at Columbiana Health and Rehab Center. She was an active member of Oneonta First Baptist Church, a member of the Eastern Star, and dedicated to her family. Predeceasing her were parents Herbert and Bessie Welch Lloyd, husband Dr. John Frutiger, brother Harold Lloyd. and sister Louise Banks. Surviving are daughter Diane (Bobby) McDaniel, Birmingham; sons […]


CHARLENE L. HALL, 80, Oneonta, died Nov. 28, 2014. She retired from the PBC Tax Collectors Office after 30 years, attended Oneonta Worship Center, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. Predeceasing her were parents Allen L. Parrish and Katherine Pagin (Pete) Peterson and husband Fred Hall Sr. Surviving are sons Fred (Regina) Hall Jr., Oneonta, Bill (Lori) Hall, Boynton Beach, Fla.; […]


MICHAEL HAROLD JONES, 56, Warrior, died Nov. 28, 2014. Surviving are wife Frances Jones; children Brandi Taylor, Mandi Jones; grandchildren Elizabeth Taylor, Cody Taylor, Jackson Taylor; parents Bertha and Harold Jones; sisters Sharon Camp, Vicki Heron. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Messmer Goodwin Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Oakwood Memorial Gardens.


A.J. MARTIN, 88, Oneonta, died Nov. 24, 2014, at the residence. Parents George and Fannie Moody Martin predeceased him, as did siblings W.C. Martin, William “Red” Martin, Revis Eugene Martin, Annie Jo Jackson. Surviving are daughter Penny Darlene (Randell) Wadsworth, Attalla; grandson Jessie Wadsworth, Attalla; sister Immer Dean Edwards, Oneonta; brother Jerry Wayne Martin, Oneonta; niece Judy Hood, Susan Moore. […]


74, Jackson, Ga., died Nov. 25, 2014. She enjoyed fishing, searching for treasures with a metal detector, and going to flea markets. Predeceasing her were parents Shilla and Inez Nix Whited, children Tony Thompson and Sherry Thompson, brother Allan Whited, and sister Ina Mae Smith. Surviving are sons Bart (Wanda) Thompson, James E. Nelson Jr., both of Jackson, Ga.; six […]


LINDA LITTLE TIPTON, 74, Altoona, died Nov. 18, 2014, at the residence. A member of Bethel Baptist Church, she was also a member of the Community Bible Study of Clay and the Red Hat Society. Parents Roy S. and Eugla Parsons Little and siblings Roy A. Little, Benny L. Little, and Fred Little predeceased her. Surviving are husband Phillip Tipton; […]


DORIS MCCURDY HALL WELLBORN, 83, Altoona, died Nov. 26, 2014, at TLC Nursing Center. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed her children and grandchildren. Predeceasing her were husbands Robert Hall and Milburn Wellborn, children Donald Edward Hall and Robert “Yacky” Hall. Surviving are children Sarah Lowe (Mike) Carter, Locust Fork, Wayne (Gail) Lowe, Cullman, Ricky (Barbara) Hall, Oneonta, […]


EMILY VIRGINIA YATES, 80, Alabaster, died Nov. 24, 2014, at Chandler Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. She worked in fundraising for the Remlap Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of Palmerdale United Methodist Church. Predeceasing her were parents William and “Ma” Bess Holcomb, husband William David Yates, children William O’Neal Knight and Kenneth Eugene Knight, brothers Red Holcomb, Tom Holcomb, […]

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