MARGIE INEZ REID COPELAND, 93, Locust Fork, died March 31, 2016, at the residence. An avid gardener, she always preserved her produce with canning or freezing. She was a member of the Alfa Ladies Group and was a Cowbelle with the Blount County Cattlewomen’s Association. Predeceasing her were parents Julius and Ruby Reid and husband Charles Kenneth Copeland. Surviving are son Creag (Carol) Copeland; daughter Patti (Jay) […]


MATTIE FERN CRAWFORD, 76, Pine Mountain, died March 26, 2016. Parents John D. and Lillian May Lesley predeceased her as did son Kenneth Crawford and grandson Jeffrey Crawford. Surviving are husband James T. Crawford; son John T. (Michele) Crawford, Remlap; grandchildren Haley Crawford, Jessica Crawford, James Crawford Jr., Kacey Crawford; nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on March 29, at Lemley Funeral Home […]


IMOGENE B.DAVIS, 89, Altoona, died March 29, 2016. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Altoona,West End Senior Center, Order of the Eastern Star,WMU, and the Altoona-Walnut Grove Cemetery Board. Parents Claude and Evelyn Frasier Buckelew predeceased her as did brother Claude Sonny Buckelew Jr. Surviving are husband of 58 years Kenneth “Butch”Davis; daughter Debra (David) Butts, Altoona; sons Eddie McArthur, Altoona, James (Jordan) McArthur, […]


DEBORAH DIANE GREEN, 60, Altoona, died April 3, 2016, at the residence. She loved her family very much. Parents Marvin Snell and Myra Beatrice Lett Haisten predeceased her, as did siblings James Larry Haisten, Shirley Chambers, Dottie Holt, and Sharon Hansard. Surviving are husband Bobby Green; children Angela (Phillip Alexander) Todd, Altoona,Teresa (Joel) Moon, Rainbow City, Barry (Erica) Green,Michael Green, both of Altoona; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; […]


NANCY RUTH HART GRUBB, 69, Horton, died March 29, 2016, at Hospice of Marshall County Shepherd’s Cove. Born in Ohio, she was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She loved to travel and work in her flower bed. Predeceasing her were parents Ralph and Ethel Hart. Surviving are husband David Grubb, and brother Roger Hart, Center Point. The family held private funeral services. Snead Funeral Home […]


THEAFORD L.MARTIN, 55, Pinson, died March 27, 2016, at the residence. A plumber with Better Sewer and Plumbing Co., he was predeceased by father Royce Martin and granddaughter Ashlyn Martin. Surviving are wife Nena Martin; sons Daniel Martin, Michael Martin, both of Pinson; daughter Christina (Ryan) Horton,Tuscaloosa; grandchild Damien Martin; brothers Royce E.Martin Jr., James D. (Nancy) Martin, Sandy Dunnaway; mother Mildred Martin, Pinson. Rick Hopkins and Jerome […]


JEAN JOHNSON JONES, 83,Odenville, died March 25, 2016, at a Birmingham hospital. Predeceasing her were parents George and Estelle Wright Johnson. Surviving are daughter Betty (Roger) Kiley,Odenville; son Joey (Nancy) Smith,Margaret; grandchildren Stacy Duncan, Pinson, Craig Kiley,Odenville, and Lavonda Kiley,Tarrant; great-grandchildren Breelynn Duncan, Brayden Duncan, Cole Kiley, Jerry Staton, Nathaniel Kiley; sister Jewell Johns. Randy Manning officiated a 2 p.m. graveside service held March 30, at Sulphur […]


WILLIAM HOYT ‘SMOKEY’ POWELL, 89,Trafford, died March 30, 2016. A member of Loves Crossing Church of God, he served with the Navy during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a patriot who enjoyed his family, farming, Alabama football, reading, and watching westerns. Predeceasing him were parents Will and Elsie Morton Powell, brother George Powell, and sister Helen Lowe. Surviving are wife Naomi Powell; daughter […]

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