Obituaries

Wendell F. Gibbs

WENDELL F. GIBBS, 77, Straight Mountain, died March 21, 2020, at TLC Nursing and Rehab Center, Oneonta. The family elected a private memorial after cremation. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.

Louis ‘Jack’ Hazelrig

LOUIS ‘JACK’ HAZELRIG, 88, Hayden, died March 14, 2020, at TLC Nursing and Rehab Center in Oneonta. He had worked at ICC in Erie, Ill., on the farm, and with the State Highway Department. Predeceasing him were parents Ollie and Gladys Hazelrig, brothers Revis Hazelrig, Virgle Hazelrig, and Paul Hazelrig. Surviving are brother Marvin Hazelrig of Cleveland; sisters Phyllis (Joe) […]

Barbara Ann Brown Long Mack

BARBARA ANN BROWN LONG MACK, 76, Rainbow City, passed away on March 17, 2020, at Coosa Valley Health and Rehab Center. She retired from Food World as Floral Manager and was a member of the United Food Workers Union. Her church membership was with Rainbow City First United Methodist Church. She loved her mission work in Belarus at the orphanages, […]

Alzie Weems Allison

ALZIE WEEMS ALLISON, 88, Oneonta, died March 9, 2020, at Gadsden Health and Rehab Center. Tommy Riggs officiated the 1 p.m. service held March 12 at the Chapel of Lemley Funeral Home. Burial followed at Blount Memory Cemetery.

Barbara Jo Wiggins Burns

BARBARA JO WIGGINS BURNS, 69, Oneonta, died March 12, 2020, at UAB Hospital. She was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church and former owner of Elegant Touch. She enjoyed cooking, going to church, flower beds, holiday decorations, and spending time with her grandchildren. Predeceasing her were father Yon Yuree Wiggins and nephew Taylor Wiggins. Left to cherish her memory […]

Barbara Ann Champion

BARBARA ANN CHAMPION, 84, Cleveland, died March 9, 2020, at Prattville Health and Rehab. Predeceasing her were husband Carl Champion Jr., son Kenny Joe Champion, parents Henry and Leta Awtrey, and five siblings. Surviving are children Jerry (Sandra) Champion of Montgomery, Annita (Joey) Sanders of Cleveland; daughter-in-law Diane Champion; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother Gary Awtrey of Cleveland. Tim Green […]

John Julian Graves Jr.

JOHN JULIAN GRAVES JR., 76, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, of natural causes while at his home in Las Vegas, Nev. John is survived by his wife Minju Lee; his seven daughters Heather Graves, Jennie Graves, Megan (Scott) Hardy, Sarah (Todd) Burford, Camille (Matt) Clark, Julia Graves, and Laura (Braydon) Larson; his stepsons Jason and Justin Johnson; and 20 […]

Ludie Hollingswoth Ingram

LUDIE HOLLINGSWORTH INGRAM, 89, died March 10, 2020, at Woodland Village Convalescent Home, Cullman. She was retired from Blue Bell/ Wrangler in Oneonta. Predeceasing her were husband Kelly Ingram, parents George Claude and Ada Tidwell Hollingsworth, and siblings Frank Hollingsworth, George Hollingsworth, Mamie Brand, Mildred Sherrill, and Violet Murphree. Surviving are children Sandra (Rick) Watson and John (Pam) Ingram; grandchildren […]

James Frank ‘Franky’ Jones Sr.

JAMES FRANK ‘FRANKY’ JONES SR., 58, Brooksville Community, died March 8, 2020, at the residence. Predeceasing him were father Frank Arnold Jones and grandparents Lonnie and Ada Jones and Albert and Emmie Williams. Surviving are children Judith Amber Jones of Rosa, Amber (Nathan) Atchley, James Frank Jones Jr., Savannah Jones, all of Brooksville; grandchildren Quentin (Chelsea) Atchley, Priya Atchley, Eli […]

Jennifer Qualls Kirkland

JENNIFER QUALLS KIRKLAND, 38, Brandon, Fla., died March 6, 2020, at Tampa General Hospital. She was a graduate of Appalachian High School. Surviving are parents Mike and Donna Qualls, Oneonta; son Cameron Kirkland, Brandon, Fla.; fiance Nathan Poissant, Brandon, Fla.; brother Christopher (Stephanie) Qualls; niece Olivia Qualls; aunts and uncles.


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