Ervin Dobbs



ERVIN DOBBS, 72, Allgood, died April 23, 2015, at his residence. He retired from Holt Fabrication of Blountsville, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching Auburn football. Predeceasing him were parents Jonas “Whale” and Victoria Vaughn Dobbs, grandchildren Jacob Raphael Martinez, Timothy Michael Blackwood, and Chloe Bradberry, and brother Ellis Dobbs. Surviving are wife Barbara Lowe Dobbs; daughters Sherie (Dan) Thomas, Locust […]

Erin Elizabeth Drake



ERIN ELIZABETH DRAKE, 19, Oneonta, died April 27, 2015. She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and on the Bible Drill Team for nine years. She was a 2014 graduate of Oneonta High School where she played the trumpet and was a member of the colorguard and danceline for three years. She was attending Wallace State Community College […]

Howard ‘Red’ Faulkner



HOWARD ‘RED’ FAULKNER, 92, Oneonta, died May 1, 2015, at TLC Nursing Center. He owned and operated Faulkner Cabinets for many years and continued working until he was 79. He enjoyed gardening and tinkering. Predeceasing him were parents Samuel and Elma Gallops Faulkner, wife Geneva Partain Faulkner, daughter Barbara Self, four brothers, and three sisters. Surviving are sons Rick (Belinda) […]

Henry Paul Harris



HENRY PAUL HARRIS, 93, Oneonta, died April 23, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter. He was of the Pentecostal faith, enjoyed fishing, talking to people, gardening, singings, and children. Wife of 50 years Annie Louise Davis Harris predeceased him, as did parents James Roy and Della Chain Harris, three sisters, one brother, and one granddaughter. Surviving are son Henry Dennis Harris, Birmingham; […]

John Lewis



JOHN LEWIS, 58, Oneonta, died April 24, 2015, at the residence. Known as a fun-loving guy, he enjoyed auto shows, racing, and wrestling. He served with the U.S. Army. Predeceasing him were father James Lewis and mother Carol B. Jones. Surviving are wife Kathy M. Lewis; sons John (Crystal) Lewis, Mac Rankin; daughters Crystal Schauer, Robin Lewis; grandchildren Eva Lewis, […]

Bobbie M. Mardis



BOBBIE M. MARDIS, 78, Blountsville, died April 26, 2015, at Altoona Health and Rehab. She was a retired insurance agent for Independent Life Insurance Company, a member of Royal Community Church, and the widow of Russell Mardis. Parents Verbon and Inez Arnold Beason also predeceased her. Surviving are sons Jackie Mardis, Jeffrey Mardis, both of Altoona, Johnny (Pam) Mardis, Blountsville; […]

Byron Anderson Stephens



BYRON ANDERSON STEPHENS, 49, Mobile, died April 25, 2015, at Providence Hospital, Mobile. Formerly of Cleveland, Mr. Stephens was a retired Specialty Food executive, a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and Sons of the Confederate, and enjoyed painting, art, fishing, and gardening. Surviving are wife Jenny Henderson Stephens; sons Ryan Stephens (LeAnna Kornegay), Lance Stephens, Nathan Stephens, Dakota Buse, Casey […]

James O. Sweatt



JAMES O. SWEATT, 79, Oneonta, died April 27, 2015, at the residence. He was a member of the Oneonta Masonic Lodge, enjoyed Alabama football, and coached a peewee football team at Oneonta. He was known as a loving friend, father, and grandfather. Parents Oliver and Virgie Dixon Sweatt predeceased him, as did brothers Kenneth Sweatt and Clayton Sweatt, sisters Nellie […]

Thomas Lane ‘Tom’ Tidwell



THOMAS LANE ‘TOM’TIDWELL, 60, Bessemer, died April 27, 2015. Formerly of Locust Fork, he had worked as a caretaker in the healthcare industry. Surviving are daughter Andrea Tidwell; sons Matthew Tidwell, Nicholas Trimarco; granddaughter Laiken Slaydon; grandson Nate Slaydon; mother Norma Jennings; father Benny Tidwell; brothers Steve Tidwell, Clay Adkins. Clay Adkins officiated the 2 p.m. service held April 29 […]

Carol Wood Williams



CAROL WOOD WILLIAMS, 75, Oneonta, died April 25, 2015, at the residence. She was a member of the Oneonta Bible Church and enjoyed antiquing and restoring antiques. Predeceasing her were parents Lawrence and Virginia Sisson Wood, husband Max Williams, sister Jeanette Bynum, and brothers Larry Wood and Don Wood. Surviving are daughters Sharon (Darrell) Smith, Oneonta, Shannon (Bryan) Frost, Odenville; […]


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