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EVENTS FOWLER SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH will have the Christmas Day service at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 25. PLEASANT VIEW MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH will have a Watch Night service on New Year’s Eve, beginning at 8 p.m. Guest singers will be The Singing Commodores and attendees will pray the old year out and the new one in. The church is […]

James Dawson Blackmon



JAMES DAWSON BLACKMON, 79, Oneonta, died Dec. 14, 2015. He attended Mt. Ebell Church where he enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. Predeceasing him were wife Virginia Blackmon and brothers Marvin Blackmon and John Blackmon. Surviving are stepdaughters Valery Evett and Aron; stepson Randy; nieces, nephews; special friends Thelma (Rick) Venn, Scotty Payne, Thomas Payne, Kathy Flowers, Ruth Payne. Memorial […]

E.J Bryan



E. J. BRYAN, 70, Cleveland, died Dec. 14, 2015. He was a member of Haw Grove Baptist Church and was retired as a machinist from Axis Technology. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed working outside, camping, and golfing. Parents Vernon and Onell Cornelius Bryan and grandson Justin Rylant predeceased him. Surviving are wife Marsha Holloway Bryan; sons David (Toni) Bryan, […]

Dwight Campbell



DWIGHT CAMPBELL, 80, Snead, died Dec. 12, 2015. Predeceasing him were wife Florence Shoemaker Campbell, father O’Dell Campbell, mother Mildred Vaughn Campbell, and brothers Larry Campbell and Otis Campbell. Surviving are sons Alan (Trish) Campbell, Huntsville, Carl (Donna) Campbell, Prattville; daughter Renee (TJ) Bennett, Louisiana; grandchildren Shaun Campbell, Ashley and Kennith Reed, Charissa and Philip Inabnet, Brianna Strother, Arielle and […]

Albert Maurice Clements



ALBERT MAURICE CLEMENTS, 84, Oneonta, died Dec. 18, 2015. He was a lifetime member of Union Hill Nazarene Church. Predeceasing him were son Michael Clements; brothers Johnny Clements, Ray Clements, and Richard Clements, and sisters Ruby Howell, Viola Loyd, and Edith Clements. Surviving are wife Opal Kilgo Clements; daughters Kathy Little, Diane Tipton; grandchildren Nick (Rachel) Tipton, Eric (Lacey) Tipton, […]

Lois Virgina Clifton



LOIS VIRGINIA CLIFTON, 83, Oneonta, Dec. 10, 2015. She worked with her husband for many years in Altoona at Clifton Electric and was of the Baptist faith. She was known as having a green thumb and could grow almost anything. Parents Lovett and Lola Harris Sloan predeceased her, as did sister Marjorie Mason, brothers Ralph Sloan, Hershell Sloan, Harold Sloan, […]

Jovita Gonzalez



JOVITA GONZALEZ, 76, Altoona, died Dec. 17, 2015. She was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church for 25 years. Predeceasing her were husband Guillermo Gonzalez, brother Lorenzo Silva, and sister Luisa Duran. Surviving are children Francisco Gonzalez, Yolanda Torres, Adrian Gonzalez, Jose Gonzalez, David Gonzalez, Diana Gonzalez, Patricia Martinez, Ricardo Gonzalez, Juan Gonzalez, Joel Gonzalez, Cecilio Moreno; 31 grandchildren; […]

Gurley Harper



GURLEY HARPER, 79, Horton, died Dec. 7, 2015, at the residence. He was a minister and was predeceased by father VA Harper, first wife Barbara Elrod Harper, children Randy Harper and Gary Harper, mother Louise Harper Patteron, and stepfather James Patterson. Suviving are wife Robbie Elrod Harper; daughter Cindy (Mark) Burleson, Kansas; stepchildren Alton and Shelby Bickerstaff, Boaz, Harold and […]

Eugene John ‘Jack’ Jackson



EUGENE JOHN ‘JACK’ JACKSON, 84, Boaz, died Dec. 18, 2015, at the residence. He served with the U.S. Marines and was predeceased by parents Clarence and Gladys Jackson. Surviving are wife Genene Miller Jackson; daughters Angel Sue Jackson, Pinson, Terri (David) Bailey, Snead; grandchildren Roxanne Grace Bailey, Benjamin Jackson David Bailey, Caleb Lee Bailey; brother Bill (Ruby) Jackson, Satuma. David […]

Martha Jane Lockhart



MARTHA JANE LOCKHART, 76, Montevallo, died Dec. 14, 2015. A graduate of Susan Moore High School, she retired as a billing clerk with Yellow Freight Line and Campbell 66. She was an active member of Calera Baptist Church. Husband Stanley Lockhart predeceased her, as did father Oather Herbert Jackson, mother Loise Ridgeway Jackson, daughter Sandra Reneau Lockhart, brothers Oather Hewitt […]


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