Brady Charles Moss

BRADY CHARLES MOSS, 86, Oneonta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017, at TLC Nursing Center. Born in Cleveland on Sept. 30, 1930, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and then worked almost 40 years at Hayes Aircraft in Birmingham. He was ordained as a deacon in 1976. Brady enjoyed sports, especially Alabama Crimson Tide […]

Marie Eveline Hardin Russell

MARIE EVELINE HARDIN RUSSELL, 94, Pell City, died May 23, 2017. She was a member of Bradford Churh of God and Flow of the Spirit Church, Ashville. She loved gardening, needlework, crocheting, and acrylic painting. She is predeceased by husband William Alexander Russell, parents William Elmer and Mattie Hallmark Hardin, sisters Christine Hardin Loftis and Peggie Hardin Owens, and grandson […]

John C. Talley

JOHN C. TALLEY, 77, Remlap, died May 20, 2017. He pastored for 27 years at Center Springs Baptist Church, Union Chapel, and County Line Baptist churches and enjoyed farming. Predeceasing him were parents O.S. and Lucille White Talley. Surviving are wife Elizabeth Laughlin Talley; sons Darryl (Dorinda) Talley, Gardendale, Bryan Eugene Talley, Locust Fork; grandchildren Malea Talley Burgess, Kaylin Talley, […]

Madison Ava ‘Maddi’ Thomas

MADISON AVA ‘MADDI’ THOMAS, 5, Hayden, died May 24, 2017. She thought pre-school was awesome, loved softball, bright colors, and watching television, especially Peppa Pig or her “Netflips.” She is predeceased by sister Sierra Thomas, grandmothers Deana Whitfield and Wende Morrison. Surviving are parents Mitch and Morgan Morrison; sister Sloan Morrison; grandparents Larry Whitfield, Cort (Libby) Morrison; great-grandparents Pete (Lucy) […]

Sierra Grace Thomas

SIERRA GRACE THOMAS, 7, Hayden, died May 24, 2017. She was a first-grader at Cleveland Elementary School who had become quite a bookworm. She adored her sisters, Maddi and Sloan, cheerleading, and drawing pretty dresses. She is predeceased by sister Maddi Thomas, grandmothers Deana Whitfield and Wende Morrison. Surviving are parents Mitch and Morgan Morrison; sister Sloan Morrison; grandparents Larry […]

Jimmy Ross Washburn

JIMMY ROSS WASHBURN, 76, Nectar, died May 23, 2017. He was a truck farmer and enjoyed visiting with friends at the coffee shop and loved his dog, Buddy. He is predeceased by father J.D. Washburn, mother Dorothy Dutton Reid, stepmother Frances Washburn, and brother Tommy Washburn. Surviving are son Richard (Sara) Washburn; daughter Lisa (Greg) Green; brother Charles Lynn Washburn; […]

Calling all pastors

The Blount Countian, in an effort to enhance our “church page,” invites all local pastors to submit devotionals for publication consideration. Please limit your submission to 150 words or less. Email submissions to with “Devotion” as the subject line. We reserve the right to edit or reject submissions.

Law enforcement auction

The Oneonta Police Department and the Blount County Sheriff’s Department will hold a surplus military and law enforcement equipment auction on June 10 at the Blount County-Oneonta Agri-Business Center. Military and seized vehicles, light bars, generators, apparel, flashlights, backpacks and other items will be available for auction. For a full view of items to be auctioned, search alasold on Facebook […]

2017-05-31 E-Edition