BOBBY BEATTY, 72, Oneonta, died Jan. 16, 2019. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War as an E-4. Predeceasing him were parents, brother Charles Beatty, and sisters Doris Nolan and Wilma. Surviving are wife of 52 years Linda Beatty; sons Brian (Sharlene) Beatty, Ben (Nicki) Beatty; grandchildren Cpl. Landon Beatty, Grayson Beatty, Elijah Beatty, Lexi Beatty; great-granddaughter […]
ALFRED P. BURGETT, 92, Spoonhandle community, died Jan. 17, 2019. Born and raised in Tarrant, he was an honored veteran of World War II. Predeceasing him were parents John and Debbie Stricklin Burgett; sister Lois Burgett McCollum; granddaughter Kensey Higginbotham. Surviving are wife of 70 years Robbie Burgett; children Karon (Terry) Helton, Alan (Regina) Burgett, Joy (Ken) Higginbotham, Robin (Gail) […]
RUSSELL ‘LEON’ CLONTZ JR. of Marshall, NC, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. He lived in Oneonta for four years and during that time was employed by Tyson Foods in Blountsville Leon was born on Dec. 10, 1978. The second oldest of four children, he was the son of Rusty Clontz of Marshall, NC, and Darlene Talton of Oneonta. He […]
DAVID ‘BIRD’ DORNING, 54, Hayden, died Jan. 14, 2019. Services were held Jan. 26, at 4 p.m., at the Chapel of Blountsville Funeral Home.
KATHLEEN GILLEY, 67, Blountsville, died Jan. 15, 2019. Predeceasing her were husband Larry Joe Gilley; parents Johnny and Mary Faust; brothers Charles Faust, John Faust. Surviving are daughters, Karen (Jay) Thornton, Laura Gilley; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters; one brother. Jasson Thomas officiated the 11 a.m. graveside service held Jan. 18 at Dailey’s Chapel Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were […]
JAY EDWARD HAWKINS, 78, Joppa, died Jan. 14, 2019. Scott Hagood and Richard Saylor officiated the 1 p.m. service held Jan. 17 at Fairview United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Simcoe Methodist Cemetery. Holly Pond Funeral Home directed.