Obituaries

Edward Ray Atchley

EDWARD RAY ATCHLEY, 67, Brooksville, died Nov. 11, 2018, at the residence. Predeceasing him were parents Fred Dee and Zunie Elizabeth Teal Atchley and three siblings. Surviving are wife Myrtle Atchley; son Tony Ray Atchley, Blountsville; daughter Wendy Lynn Atchley, Blountsville; “Little Honey Bun” Debra (Jeff) Smith, Arab; three siblings. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 15 […]

William Dustin “Dusty” Lemley

WILLIAM DUSTIN “DUSTY” LEMLEY, 40, Memphis, Tenn., died Sept. 24, 2018. He was born a resident of Allgood and as a young man was a 1996 graduate of Prattville High School and Auburn University in 2001. He had a long and fulfilling career as a registered nurse in Georgia and Tennessee. Dusty was an accomplished cook and enjoyed giving delicious […]

Joyce Marie Bellew

JOYCE MARIE BELLEW, 65, Oneonta, died Nov. 9, 2018. Predeceasing her are children Wendy Gurley and Jimmy Gurley and brother Monty Bellew. Surviving are son Lee Wayne Gurley; granddaughter Shana Gurley; sister Miriam (Dennis) Murphree; brother Johnny (Pam) Bellew. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directing.

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 […]

Randy Mark Boissel

RANDY MARK BOISSEL, 65, Steele, died Nov. 7, 2018. James Sampley officiated the noon service held Nov. 10 at Reeves Grove Baptist Church with burial at the adjoining cemetery. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.

Coy Edward Griffith

COY EDWARD GRIFFITH, 77, Pine Mountain Community, died Nov. 5, 2018 at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham. He served in the United States Air Force and was a member of Pine Mountain Community Church. Predeceasing him were wife Anneliese Griffith; parents Andy and Eva McGinnis Griffith. Surviving are son Coy C.C. (Kerry) Griffith; grandchildren Nicholas Griffith, Ethan Griffith, Aiden Griffith; brothers […]


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