Obituaries

Sara Jane Lander McPherson

SARA JANE LANDERS MCPHERSON, 81, Altoona, died Nov. 12, 2018. Predeceasing her are parents A.I. “Junior” Landers and Edith Catherine Collier Landers, husband Billy Jack “B.J.” McPherson, and niece Nancy Landers. Surviving are children Melinda McPherson (Greg) Adams, Jana McPherson, Scott (Shawn) McPherson; grandchildren Cole Adams, Gracie McPherson, Collier McPherson; brother Dave Landers; nephew David Landers; beloved pet Rosie. Funeral […]

Richard Leon Noel

RICHARD LEON NOEL, 88, Locust Fork, died Nov. 14, 2018, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and was a member of Center Springs Baptist Church, Locust Fork Masonic Lodge, and Pike Lodge in Kenosha, Wis. Predeceasing him are parents Marcellus and Lee Anna Tippins Noel, great-grandson Allen Noel […]

Faynell Rowan Owens

FAYNELL ROWAN OWENS, 89, Friday’s Crossing, died Nov. 17, 2018. Predeceasing her are parents John and Elma Works Rowan and five siblings. Surviving are husband Douglas Folsom Owens; sons Douglas Jerome (Teresa) Owens, Winfred Joel (Patti) Owens; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one arriving in February; sister Jean Rowan (Bill) Davis. Don Garrison officiated the 1 p.m. service held Nov. […]

Donald ‘Don’ Ray Palmer

DONALD ‘DON’ RAY PALMER, 79, Oneonta, died Nov. 12, 2018. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

William Arlo ‘Bill’ Sylvester

WILLIAM ARLO ‘BILL’ SYLVESTER, 85, was a resident of Brookdale University Park retirement community in Homewood. He passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. He was born on Oct. 1, 1933, to Wesley Arlo Sylvester and Lucia Janet Smith Sylvester in Albany, N.Y. Bill married G. Rebecca Foust of Oneonta in Kingsville, Tex., on June 7, 1958. He has a […]


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