Church Briefs

ALLGOOD BAPTIST CHURCH will have a singing Sunday, Feb. 10, at 1:30 p.m. Special singing provided by Bama Blu-Grace. UNION HILL BAPTIST CHURCH Daniel Crews will be in concert at the church on Sunday, Feb. 10, at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. The church is located at 2919 County Highway 39, Oneonta. For more information phone 274-9232 or […]

Minnie Ruth (Billitz) Bodiford

MINNIE RUTH (BILLITZ) BODIFORD, 87, formerly of Oneonta, passed away on Jan. 26, 2019, in Cullman. Mrs. Bodiford was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and sister. She loved her family dearly and always enjoyed family gatherings at her home. She was born on May 1, 1931, in Walker County to the late Joseph P. Billitz and Pearl A. (Pate) […]

Dot Sanders Burtram

DOT SANDERS BURTRAM, 83, Murphree Valley community, died Feb. 2, 2019, at TLC Nursing Home. She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church. Predeceasing her were husband George Walter Burtram; parents Lindsey and Opal Sanders; siblings Rodrick Sanders, Betty Kinard. Surviving are children Sharla (Doug) Sampley, Shelly (Earl) Harper, Randy (Kathie) Burtram, Robbie (Amy) Burtram; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; […]

Dell Deann Calvert

DELL DEANN CALVERT, 48, Altoona, died Jan. 31, 2019. She was a substitute teacher at West End Elementary School and a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Hayden. Predeceasing her were father Jerry Sterling, father-in-law Tom Watson, and grandmother Nancy Adams. Surviving are husband Scotty Calvert; children Tommy “Trey” Washburn III, Jerrod Lee Washburn, Olivia Grace Calvert; mother Dyanne Sterling; […]

Elwyn ‘Don’ Hartley

ELWYN ‘DON’ HARTLEY, 83, Palmerdale, passed away on Jan. 31, 2019, at his home. Mr. Hartley was an insurance salesman for 40 years with All State. He was a member of Cross Baptist Church, member of Southside Masonic Lodge, served in the United States Air Force as a SSGT during the Korean War, worked at Foremost Dairy, and was a […]

Isabella Grace ‘Bella’ Hyde

ISABELLA GRACE ‘BELLA’ HYDE, 9, Oneonta, died Jan. 27, 2019. Joseph Coin officiated the 2 p.m. service held Feb. 2 at Lemley Chapel. Burial was at Blount Memory Gardens.

Dr. Troy Kilpatrick

DR. TROY KILPATRICK, 93, Pinson, formerly of Oneonta, died Feb. 3, 2019. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m., at Peck Funeral Home, Hartselle.

Betty Jean Minor

BETTY JEAN MINOR, 83, of the Mulberry Community, passed away on Dec. 23, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Betty was born in Alabama on Nov. 2, 1935, to the late Alex McAlpine and Ophelia Roberts McAlpine. She was a lifetime member of Mulberry Baptist Church where she loved to attend services and church fellowships. Betty retired from Tyson Foods in […]

Patsy Faye Culwell Panty

PATSY FAYE CULWELL PANTY, 86, Oneonta, died Feb, 2, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Birmingham. A lifelong resident of Blount County, she was a member of the Church of Christ and had worked at U.S. Steel, Parisian’s, and Stephen’s Pipe and Steel. Predeceasing her were parents Chlomer and Willie (Bill) Culwell and brother Joan C. Culwell. Surviving are daughter Victoria (Billy) […]

Kathy Pierson

KATHY PIERSON, 63, Calera, died Jan, 26, 2019. Mark Moon officated the memorial service held Feb. 3 at Lemley Chapel.