2014-01-22

FREDERICK GLENN JENNINGS, 82,



Hayden, died Jan. 17, 2014, at the residence. He served with the U.S. Navy, was a member of Locust Fork Baptist Church and Local 48 Sheet Metal Union for 60 years. Surviving are wife Norma Jennings; daughter Kay Martin, Birmingham; sons Rick Jennings, Cullman, Wayne Jennings, Dan Jennings, both of Hayden; stepsons Tom Tidwell, Bessemer, Steve Tidwell, Cullman, Clay Adkins, […]

JEFFREY OTIS SKILLMAN, 58,



Oneonta, died Jan. 10, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Birmingham. Parents Julius Eugene and Clara Mae Hill Skillman and sister Ruby Skillman predeceased him. Surviving are wife Carolyn Skillman, daughters Sharon (Rodger) Battles, Sherry ( Joe) Stewart, both of Oneonta; son James Cain, Oneonta; three step-grandchildren; sisters Brenda Yates, Margaret Woodard, Debra Woods, Teresa Skillman; brothers Eugene Skillman, Jerry Skillman, […]

BARBARA TUCKER MORROW, 72,



Steele, died Jan. 12, 2014. Formerly of Oneonta, she was a member of Ashville Church of Christ and was predeceased by husband Gerald Morrow and parents Jay and Georgia Tucker. Surviving are daughter Jennifer ( Jeff) Scanlan, Florissant, Mo.; son Jerry Morrow, Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren Jarrod Cobb, Tyler Cobb; sister Martha Dowdy, Gadsden; sister-in-law Sharon Morrow, Steele; nephews Herb and […]

ANNIE RUTH MASHBURN, 66,



Oneonta, died Jan. 17, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. Predeceasing her were parents Arlin Rowe and Effie L. Knight Mashburn and sister Louise Campbell. Surviving are siblings Houston Mashburn, Warrior, Glennis Davis, Oneonta, Hazel Arney, Denver, Colo.; nieces and nephews. Larry Gipson officiated the 11 a.m. service held Jan. 20 at Valley Chapel Funeral Home with burial at Whitesboro […]

JOYCE SARGENT LAYNE, 85,



Locust Fork, died Jan. 12, 2014. Predeceasing her were parents, Rufus B. and Lorene Carson Sargent of Warrior, brother Harold Sargent, husband of 45 years James C. “Sam” Massey, father of her children, and husband Charlie Layne. She was a charter member of Locust Fork Baptist Church, played the organ there for 47 years, was director of vacation bible school […]

LYNN ‘TIC’ HOLLOWAY, 63,



Oneonta, died Jan. 16, 2014, at St. Vincent’s Blount Hospital. A retired crane operator and maintenance mechanic, he worked for CSX Railroad for 30 years. He enjoyed farming, fishing, and photography, and was a member of Union Hill Church of the Nazarene. Parents Inus Garfield and Essie Ruby Tidwell Holloway predeceased him, as did four siblings. Surviving are wife Kathy […]

BILLY DEWAYNE GARRETT, 52,



Hayden, died Jan. 12, 2014. He was employed with Sprint Miller. Parents J.B. and Shirley Roddy Garrett and sister Tammy Miller predeceased him. Surviving are wife Cindy Marsh Green; daughter Hannah Garrett; brother Mark Garrett. Burial was at Abanks Mortuary, Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home directing.

PRENTICE WESLEY HICKS, 74,



Berry Mountain, died Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Vincent’s East Hospital, Birmingham. A graduate of J.B. Pennington High School, he served with the U.S. Navy, was retired from IBM, enjoyed Alabama football, fishing, scuba diving, and golf, and was a member of Cleveland United Methodist Church. Parents Albert Roy and Christine White Hicks predeceased him. Surviving are wife Elizabeth Box […]

ALICE LYONS ROSE, 80,



Oneonta, died Jan. 14, 2014, at the residence. Parents Lester Boswell and Eva Olga Early Lyons predeceased her, as did husband Robert Preston Rose. Surviving are daughters Marcia Rose (George) Korda, Knoxville, Tenn., Sharon Rose Murphree, Laura Rose Fisher, both of Oneonta; grandchildren David M. (Kristi) Korda, Shannon Korda (Cap) Stewart, both of Knoxville, James Fisher, Preston Murphree, Andrew Murphree, […]

JACQUELINE LOUISE ‘JACKIE’ HUDSON, 81,



Blountsville, died Jan. 16, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center, Birmingham. She was self employed, worked in retail sales, and graduated from J. B. Pennington High School in 1950. Husband Billy C. Hudson predeceased her, as did parents John B. and Nell Dawson King and stepmother Montez McWhorter King. Surviving are sisters Priscilla (Harlon) Pinyan, Johnnie King Blackwood, both of Blountsville, […]