Addie Lee Hallmark

ADDIE LEE HALLMARK, 80, Pine Mountain, died Sept. 7, 2020, at Diversicare of Oneonta. Predeceasing her were husband Billy Ray Hallmark, great-granddaughter Aubry Russell, and brother Wayne Peoples. Surviving are sons Terry (Marilyn) Hallmark, Jeff (Tawanna) Hallmark, Tim (Deb) Hallmark, Tommy (Mamie) Hallmark; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; siblings Mamie Jo Loudermilk, Dorothy Higginbotham, Bill Peoples. Rufus Harris officiated the 11 […]

Frank Eugene Hanson

FRANK EUGENE HANSON, born March 24, 1962, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2020, from COVID-19. Frankie, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was the son of Gene and Joyce Self Hanson; the brother of Dana (Jim Ed) Clayton; uncle of Drew (Joanna) Clayton and Kevin (Courtney) Clayton; great-uncle of Anjali, Sanjana, Caleb, and Rohin Clayton. […]

Billy Franklin Harper

BILLY FRANKLIN HARPER, 86, Wilson Chapel community, died Sept. 12, 2020, at the residence. He retired from the Alabama Highway Department after 30 years and then worked for Allgas for 10 years. He loved farming and gardening. Predeceasing him were wife of 65 years Shelby Jean Harper; son Allen Harper; grandchildren Keith Harper, Cory Smith, and Crystal Smith; parents Virgil […]

Lottie Ruth Nix Huffstutler

LOTTIE RUTH NIX HUFFSTUTLER, 91, Blountsville, passed away Sept. 2, 2020, at Altoona Health and Rehab. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church and was a volunteer at the hospital. Preceding her in death were her husband James “J.E.” Huffstutler, parents Jim and Josephine Best Nix, brother Aaron (Nellie) Nix, sister Betty Nix (Roderick) Jett, and brother-in-law Claude Blackwood. […]

James Harvey ‘Dube’ Norred

JAMES HARVEY ‘DUBE’ NORRED, 86, Blountsville, died Sept. 10, 2020, at the residence. He was a member of the Blountsville Masonic Lodge for more than 50 years and was also a Shriner. He retired after a long career as a construction superintendent. Predeceasing him were parents Winfred and Eula Shoemaker Norred. Surviving are wife Doris McAlpine Norred; daughter Kathy (Tim) […]

Layne Mae Robertson

LAYNE MAE ROBERTSON, 46, Oneonta, died Sept. 6, 2020, at Gadsden Regional Hospital. Johnny Mac Walker, Melvin Dobbs, and Roger Robertson officiated the 11 a.m. service held Sept. 10 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Harmony Cemetery.

Wilma Faye Gregory Underwood

WILMA FAYE GREGORY UNDERWOOD, 78, Blountsville, died Sept. 6, 2020. Predeceasing her were spouse Carl Underwood; sons Michael Underwood and Terry Underwood; granddaughter Mandy Underwood Frost; great-grandsons Jeremiah Underwood, Jadyn Underwood, and Nate Underwood; parents Carmel and Marie Ellis Gregory; and sister Jean Gregory. Surviving are sons Rickey (Barbara) Underwood, Rusty (Doris) Underwood, Greg Underwood; daughthers-in-law Teresa Underwood, Deb Underwood; […]

Farmers are thankful

This article ends the weekly series on farming and produce from around the county. Farmers are grateful for all the love and support shown to them this season and look forward to continuing to serve their customers through the fall and beyond. Please continue to support local farmers. They are truly a blessing to our community. Baswell Farms will end […]


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