Rethel N. Dunaway Pannell

RETHEL N. DUNAWAY PANNELL, 99, Center Point, died Nov. 11, 2019, at a nursing home. Marty Stringfellow officiated the 1:30 p.m. service held Nov. 15 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Duck River Cemetery, Holly Pond.

Betty Jean Franklin Smallin

BETTY JEAN FRANKLIN SMALLIN, 85, Gibsonville, N.C., formerly of Blount County, died Nov. 9, 2019. She graduated from Susan Moore High School in 1952 and worked for General Telephone in Anniston prior to being transferred to California where she met her husband. She volunteered for Ronald McDonald House and was active in the Women’s Club of the Methodist Church. She […]

William F. ‘Bill’ Smallwood

WILLIAM F. ‘BILL’ SMALLWOOD, 78, Susan Moore, died Nov. 15, 2019. Predeceasing him were son Brian Smallwood, father John Amos Smallwood, mother Edith McFarland Smallwood, and three siblings. Surviving are wife Juanita Dickie Smallwood; son Scott (Kim) Smallwood; grandchildren Brady Segers, Erin (Jansen) Gentry; great-grandchild Bo Gentry; sister Jean Smallwood. John Smallwood and Dan Boatman officiated the memorial service held […]

Jimmy Cecil Tuttle

JIMMY CECIL TUTTLE, 74, Oneonta, passed away Nov. 11, 2019. Mr. Tuttle started Big Brothers/ Big Sisters in Blount County and was a CASA volunteer. He was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Navy from 1964 to 1968. He is preceded in death by his father Cecil Tuttle. Left to cherish his memory are […]

Vickie Denise Poe Yadao

VICKIE DENISE POE YADAO, 56, Birmingham, died Nov. 13, 2019, at a Birmingham hospital. Harold Clement and Robert Bentley officiated the 1 p.m. memorial service held Nov. 18 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home.

Church Briefs

EVENTS OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Lester Memorial United Methodist Church fellowship hall is Blount County’s drop off location. Collection days are today, Nov. 20, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 22, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 24, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.; and Monday, Nov. 25, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. The church is […]


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