Beatrice Louise Mooneyham Terrell



BEATRICE LOUISE MOONEYHAM TERRELL, 43, Copperas Cove, Texas, died April 30, 2016, at Metroplex Hospital, Killeen, Texas. She enjoyed flower gardening and bird watching. Surviving are husband James Frank Terrell; sons James Jacob Terrell (fiance’ Mandy Johnson), Anthony Lee Terrell; parents Donald Mooneyham and Pauline Herron; grandmother Betty Louise Hancock; brothers Donald Ray Johnson, Ricky Mooneyham, Chris Mooneyham; sisters Stacy […]

Earlene Hawkins Tyler



EARLENE HAWKINS TYLER, 80, Oneonta, died April 25, 2016. She was of the Pentecostal/Apostolic faith and attended Locust Fork Church of God. Son Timothy Denton Tuck and parents Earlie and Vinie Bryant Hawkins predeceased her. Surviving are sons Dennis (Linda Gayle) Tuck, Somerville, David (Jana) Tuck, Oneonta; daughter Teresa (Steve) Hoagland, Royal; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother W.G. Hawkins, Blount […]

Timothy Leeroy Willis



TIMOTHY LEEROY WILLS, 69, Blountsville, died April 29, 2016. A truck driver with Star Transportation Company, he was the widower of Margaret Howard Wills. Parents Roy and Rowena Bumgardner Wills also predeceased him. Surviving are sons Heath (Sandra) Wills, Florida, Shawn (Marie) Wills, Fultondale; daughter Toshia (Keith) Woodard, Cleveland; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Blountsville Funeral Home directed.

Betty Lou Wood



BETTY LOU WOOD, 77, Oneonta, died May 4, 2016. She was a member of New Home #1 Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Predeceasing her were husband Herbert Charles Wood, great-granddaughter Jaelyn Williams, brother James Tulley Morris, sisters Barbara Sue Morris and Joyce Gail Morris, and parents James Wiley and Edith Hamby Morris. Surviving […]

Elizabeth Ann Yerkey



ELIZABETH ANN YERKEY, 77, Altoona, died May 6, 2016, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. She was predeceased by husband Benton Yerkey, son Johnny Ray Keener, parents Leroy and Orene Arledge and Shorty and Lorene Livingston, and siblings James Livingston, Linda Livingston, and David Arledge. Surviving are daughters Kathy Diane Bergren, Arizona, Amber Yerkey (Kirk) James, Madison; son James David […]

Blount County retired teachers tour Magic City



Fourteen members of the Blount County Education Retiree Association (BCERA) enjoyed a recent outing. Pictured are [left to right (front)] Beverly Ellis, Dawn Cone, Sarah Pass, Sherilyn Osborne, Becky Bradley, Nancy Murray; (back) Jim Kilgore, Joan Cleveland, Denisha Blackwell, Mildred Williams, Denise Hudson, Diane Evans, Karen Gamble, and Linda Tidwell. The group posed for a photograph at the Negro Southern […]

National Day of Prayer Observed



Danielle Phillips, director of the Oneonta Crisis Center, voices the Prayer for the Family at the National Day of Prayer observance at the courthouse May 5. Prayers for other institutions were offered by other community leaders. For the city: Corpus Christi Catholic Church Priest Father Jim Hedderman; for government: Probate Judge Chris Green; for the military: Leto Curl; for the […]

Redskins win at Brooks, head to semifinals



For the first time since the playoffs started, the Oneonta Redskins lost a game. However, Brandon Moore’s team responded like a champion, coming from one game down to win the final two and knock Brooks out of the playoffs. With the win, Oneonta advances to the semifinals for the second straight year. The Redskins (28-9) will travel to Stevenson this […]

Anything Goes: Battle of the Schools



This year’s Anything Goes guarantees to be one for the books. Susan Moore High School plans to claim the trophy for the second year in a row, while Oneonta and all other county schools have their eye on the prize as well. The competition consists of 11 events, including sack relay, egg toss, tug of war, and wheelbarrow racing. The […]

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