Larry Newman



LARRY NEWMAN, 67, Blountsville, died March 25, 2016, at the residence. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, he owned a concrete business and was a member of the Blountsville Town Council and the Blountsville Water Board. Predeceasing him were parents Jim and Martha Bennett Newman, five brothers, and two sisters. Surviving are wife Jo Newman; son Randall (Chrissy) Newman, Oneonta; […]

Clara Helen Stephens



CLARA HELEN STEPHENS, 89, Johns Creek, Ga., died March 22, 2016, at Sunrise Senior Living, Johns Creek, Ga. Formerly of Blountsville and a member of Mountain Grove Baptist Church, she was predeceased by husband Paul Stephens, who died in 2009. Also predeceasing her were parents John P. and Clara B. Watkins Hambright, brother Clayton Hambright, and sister Louise Stevens. Surviving […]

Lisa Rene Williams



LISA RENE WILLIAMS, 55, Animas, N.M., died March 8, 2016. Born in Amarillo, Texas, she was a former resident of Blountsville. Parents Truman and Barbara Sims predeceased her. Surviving are life partner Jill Dodge; stepchildren Travis Williams, Heather Ellison, Ann Smith; brothers Mark (Paulette) Proud, Chris (Lois) Heffner; sisters Valerie (Phillip) Capitano, Bobby (Gene) Alexander; 15 nieces and nephews; 30 […]

Billy Gene Wilson



BILLY GENE WILSON, 75, Locust Fork, died March 21, 2016, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. He had served with the U.S. Air National Guard and was employed as a quality inspector. He enjoyed fishing and boating. Parents Bill and Erlene Huffstutler Wilson and sister-in-law Hazel Crutchfield predeceased him. Surviving are wife Debra Starnes Wilson; son Brian (Tabitha) Wilson, grandchildren […]

Joshua Blakewood



JOSHUA BLAKE WOOD, 26, Blountsville, died March 11, 2016. He was an auto mechanic by trade. Surviving are daughter Hayden Marie Graceland Wood, Blountsville; parents Terry and Jeanette Wood, Blountsville; brothers Keith (Mary) Hamby, Hanceville, Dakota Wood, Blountsville; sisters Lasha Wood, Blountsville, Nancy (Raymond) Morris, Eva. Chris McDonald officiated the 1 p.m. service held March 17 at Blountsville Funeral Home […]

Still kicking at 102



Happy birthday to Corine Holmes Waid of Village Springs, who will celebrate her 102nd birthday on April 5. She jokingly says to report to family and friends that she is still alive and kicking. Love, your family

Leadership Day at Cleveland Elementary



Cleveland Elementary School held their fourth-annual Leadership Day last Thursday. Leadership Day is when the school opens its hallways and classrooms to central office officials, county officials, and members of the community for a walk-through of the campus. The theme of Leadership Day this year, along with The Seven Habits of Leadership, was candy. Guests were greeted by fifth- and […]

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