Genna Faye Murphree Holloway

GENNA FAYE MURPHREE HOLLOWAY, 83, Straight Mountain, died Oct. 17, 2016. She was a member of Mtn. Chapel United Methodist Church, enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family. Predeceasing her were parents Houston and Ethel Wilemon Murphree, sisters Christine Hill and Marjorie Murphree, and brother Bobby Joe Murphree. Surviving are husband June Holloway; daughter Debra (Phil) Henderson, Nectar; son […]

Betty Jean Dixon Martin

BETTY JEAN DIXON MARTIN, 78, Cleveland, died Oct. 19, 2016, at the residence. A nurse by trade, she enjoyed arranging flowers and savored every moment with her family, especially the grandchildren. Predeceasing her were parents Oscar and Bertie Lee Dixon, brothers Alvin Dixon, Wayne Dixon, and Marvin Dixon, and sisters Jessie Bennett, Alene Copeland, and Shirley Lee. Surviving are husband […]

Kevin Allen Reeves

KEVIN ALLEN REEVES, 44, Hayden, died Oct. 16, 2016. Grandparents Porter Bass Reeves and Preston and Imolene Blakely predeceased him. Surviving are wife Sandra Reeves; daughter Kristin Reeves (Stephen) Elkins; son Chad Jones; six grandchildren; parents Jimmy (Mariece) Reeves; grandmother Willow Dee (Mack) Phillips; sister Nicki Reeves (William) Blythe; nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. on […]

Lisa A. Roberts

LISA R. ROBERTS, 44, Boaz, died Oct. 18, 2016, at Marshall Medical Center South, Boaz. Predeceasing her were father Wayne Roberson and grandmother Ethel Ellison. Surviving are son Jordan Snider, Boaz; grandchildren Briendliegh Snider, Kylan Snider; mother Kathy Ellison, Douglas; brothers Dwayne Roberson, Arab, Danny Roberson, Dennis Roberson, both of Boaz. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. on Oct […]

Maxine Davis Robertson

MAXINE DAVIS ROBERTSON, 92, Oneonta, died Oct. 18, 2016. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, watching golf and evangelists on TV, and birds, especially hummingbirds. Parents Loyal Otis and Amedia Davis predeceased her, as did stepmother Ruby Davis, husband Alton Robertson, son Loyal Robertson, daughter Edna Miller, brothers Lee Davis and Paul Davis, and sister Jamie ( Jim) Graves. Surviving are son […]

Tracy Lee Swann

TRACY LEE SWANN, 54, Straight Mountain, died Oct. 6, 2016, at the residence. He was predeceased by father Earnest Lee Swann and mother Shirley Alene King Swann. Surviving are wife Carrie Casey Swann; son Christopher Swann, stepson Josh Casey, both of Oneonta, Michael ( Jessica) Swann, Moody, Drew (Ashley) Swann, Springville; daughter Kayla (Matt) Hannah, Pell City; grandchildren Mitchell Swann, […]


KAY WOOD, 67, Blountsville, died Oct. 21, 2016, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A graduate of J.B. Pennington High School, she had worked in the clothing industry as a seamstress. Parents Chester and Nell Reynolds and grandson Kevin Wood predeceased her. Surviving are husband Jim Wood; sons Jimmy (Mary Lee) Wood Jr., Kenneth Wood (Marisa Smith), both of Blountsville; […]

OBA award winners

The Oneonta Business Association presented awards during it’s annual banquet held Oct. 13 at Oneonta First Baptist Church. Miller Soda Shoppe catered the dinner which featured an inspirational message by author Dr. David Dyson. Association president Gina Whitten is pictured with winners. OBA Upcoming Events TREATS ON THE STREET is sponsored by the Oneonta Business Association and will be Monday, […]

Car full of sunshine

From the left, Anna-Kaitlyn Shea, first ever Miss Blount County Outstanding Teen, of Oneonta; 2017 Miss Covered Bridge Outstanding Teen Zoe Champion, of Leeds; and 2017 Miss Covered Bridge Annie Osment, of Childersburg. The three teamed up to brighten the world of the Covered Bridge Festival here lighting up their surroundings in an antique automobile, possibly a Model T, (although […]

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