George Samuel Boyle

GEORGE SAMUEL BOYLE, 51, Cleveland, died Nov. 27, 2018. Predeceasing him were son Christian Boyle; mother Patricia Ann Terry; sister Gail Gore; niece Trinity Faith Boyle; grandparents James Sr., and Pansy Boyle; step-grandmother Berta Busby; father Max Baty. Surviving are wife Kerry Payne; parents James and Sheron Boyle; children PFC Brandon Boyle USMC, Jared Sperling; grandparents Herman and Virginia Perran; […]

Robert David Doyle

ROBERT DAVID DOYLE, 63, Hayden, died Nov. 29, 2018. Predeceasing him were parents Billy Ray and Betty Jean Reid Doyle, and sister Debbie Pass. Surviving are wife Susie Doyle; children Robert Eugene Doyle, Amy Barron, David Doyle, Niki Valenzuela, Joey Walker; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother Leonard Doyle; sister Lisa Moorer. Mike Murphree officiated the 1 p.m. service held Dec. […]

Charles Kenneth Floyd

CHARLES KENNETH FLOYD, 86, Cullman, formerly of Blountsville, died Nov. 30, 2018, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, 2nd Division of the Indian Head, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Cullman. Predeceasing him were parents T.G. and Omie Floyd, son Charles Timothy Floyd, and five siblings. Surviving are […]

Troyce E. Garner

TROYCE E. GARNER, 77, Pinson, died Dec. 1, 2018. The family is not announcing a memorial service at this time. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

Bobby J. Gulledge

BOBBY J. GULLEDGE, 65, Blountsville, died Nov. 26, 2018, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. He worked at the Wrangler plant in Oneonta for more than 20 years and was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan. Predeceasing him were father Coy Gulledge, daughter-in-law Sonja Warnick Gulledge, and grandson Austin Walden. Surviving are wife Linda Dingler Gulledge; son Ricky (Vickie Ayers) Gulledge; […]

Robert Dale ‘Robby’ Morris

ROBERT DALE ‘ROBBY’ MORRIS, 63, Wynnville Community, died Nov. 29, 2018, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital, Oneonta. He retired two years ago from Thompson Tractor after 44½ years of employment. Predeceasing him were parents Cecil and Lou (Bowling) Morris and two siblings. Surviving are wife Vickie Morris; sons Heath (Gina) Morris, Chris Morris, both of Wynnville; two grandchildren; brother Terry […]

Desma Stephens

DESMA STEPHENS, 94, Blountsville, died Nov. 28, 2018, at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice Center. Jerry Hackney officiated the 2 p.m. service held Dec. 3 at the Chapel of Blountsville Funeral Home. Burial was at South Cemetery.

Calvin C. Tuck

CALVIN C. TUCK, 95, Susan Moore, died Nov. 29, 2018, at the residence. John Tuck and Billy Ray Robertson officiated the 1 p.m. service held Dec. 2 at Valley Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was at Mt. Moriah Cemetery.


(Nov. 27 - Dec. 3)

Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Cold Springs Varsity Boys Cold Springs 48, Southeastern 32 Jordan Graham led the Mustangs with 12 points and Jacob Roberston had 10 points. at Coosa Christian Varsity Boys Coosa Christian 57, Susan Moore 34 The Susan Moore Bulldogs traveled to Coosa Christian and came up short with a 57-34 loss. Tanner Sisson led the Bulldogs with […]

Sports Hall of Fame re-established

In early October, the Blount County Sports Hall of Fame was re-established with a new board of directors representing all communities and schools throughout Blount County. The group of 16 pictured above consists of Gardner Gilliland, Chris Latta, Rodney Green, Jeff Hallmark, Gregg Armstrong (president), Jim Carr (vice president), Jim Williams, Alan Smith, Kim Hargett, Robbie McAlpine, Keith Bender, Karron […]