Halloween festival a success

Town of Blountsville

The Blountsville Town council met Monday, Oct. 28. The council announced the Halloween Festival scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31, would take place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., weather permitting. The rain held off Thursday and the free event took place next to We Tote Em. The community enjoyed treats, games, and a bouncy house. Guests were given a free […]

Snead to advertise for clerks

Town of Snead

On a motion by councilman Greg Ogles, the council accepted the resignation of Hannah Wright as water board clerk. Councilman Dale Snead followed with a motion to advertise for court and water clerks. In their last meeting of October, the council also agreed to credit a customer water bill of $755.54 due to work being done, which caused a water […]

From the Archives

The Southern Democrat, November 2, 1922

Jazz age near end, bobbed hair to go The age of jazz is nearing its end, Dr. Lewis E. Mudge of Philadelphia, state clerk of the Presbyterian general assembly, says. We will soon be living in the great moral age without short skirts and rolled stockings, snuggle dancing, hip pocket liquor, and — Dr. Mudge includes — bobbed hair. “The […]

Chester Franklin Blythe

CHESTER FRANKLIN BLYTHE, 65, Steele, died Oct. 29, 2019. Jake Easley officiated the 4 p.m. service held Nov. 2 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home.

Norma Gerlene ‘Geri’ Price Branham

NORMA GERLENE ‘GERI’ PRICE BRANHAM, Remlap, passed away peacefully Oct. 27, 2019, at her Pine Mountain home surrounded by family. She was born to the late Harold and Lucille Hudgins Price on January 28, 1939, in Cherokee County and grew up in the Key and Goshen Communities. After graduating high school, she received an associate degree from Birmingham Business College […]

Carman Alondra ‘Me-Bug’ Catete

CARMAN ALONDRA ‘ME-BUG’ CATETE, 22, Altoona, died Oct. 26, 2019. The family will have a celebration of life service at a later date and time with Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

Jeff Rupert Deavers

JEFF RUPERT DEAVERS, 72, Oneonta, died Oct. 16, 2019, at the VA Hospital in Birmingham. Frederick Moton and Henrietta Moton officiated the 1:15 p.m. service held Nov. 1 at Church of God in Christ. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Rhonda Kay Smith Guice

RHONDA KAY SMITH GUICE, 47, Altoona, died Oct. 26, 2019. The family will have a celebration of life service at a later date and time with Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

Gary Waybe Pannell

GARY WAYNE PANNELL, 65, Fultondale, died Oct. 28, 2019, at the residence. Funeral service was held Oct. 31, at 1 p.m., at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mt. Joy Cemetery.

Curtis Jerome Putnam Sr.

CURTIS JEROME PUTMAN SR., 76, Pelham, died Oct. 31, 2019. Norman Putman officiated the noon service held Nov. 4 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Antioch Cemetery.


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