Obituaries

Claiborne, Winford

Long-time preacher, teacher, Gospel Hour head, dies at 88

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Winford Claiborne of Fayetteville, a long-time preacher here and speaker and director of the International Gospel Hour radio program, passed away Tuesday morning (Nov. 18, 2014) at his residence. He was 88. He was a native of Portland, the son of the late Marvin and Susie Dillahay Claiborne. In October 2002, Bro. Claiborne and his family suffered the loss of Molly, his wife of more than 53 years. As of

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  • Montgomery, former sheriff, dies in Texas

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    Montgomery, Larry

    Larry Montgomery, of Valley Mills, Texas, former sheriff of Lincoln County, passed away Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) at his residence. He was 72. Montgomery was born Sept. 8, 1942 in Fayetteville to Herman and Florene (Tucker) Montgomery. He married Martha Barrett on Oct. 2, 1982 in Valley Mills. Montgomery served as the youngest sheriff in Lincoln County. After moving to Texas in 1982, he continued working in law enforcement with

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  • Gallant-Riverview holds remembrance service

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home will host its Annual Christmas Remembrance Service for all those who have lost a loved one this year. The ceremony will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. “The holidays can be a particularly difficult time to cope with the loss of a loved one,” said Brooke Gallant Fanning. “It is Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home’s hope that its Annual Christmas Remembrance Service will provide a comforting setting

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  • Obituaries for Nov. 26 edition

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Cheyenne Bailey, 20, of Huntsville, Ala., and formerly of Fayetteville, died Thursday (Nov. 20, 2014) in Huntsville. A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of Mechele Claridy and Michael Bailey. Survivors include her mother, Mechele Claridy of Fayetteville; father Michael Wade Bailey of Arkansas, brother Bradley Birdsong, sisters Tessa Claridy, Jessa Claridy, Shelby Claridy, and Maye Claridy; grandparents Bobby and Wanda Morrison; great-grandmother Yvonne Williamson; a very special

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  • Obituaries for Nov. 19 edition

    Posted on November 19, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Mary Ellen Brown, age 94, of Flintville, passed away Thursday (Nov. 13, 2014) at the Maury Regional Medical Center. She was born in Johnstown, Pa., on April 8, 1920 to the late Edward Hull and Carolyn Ruth Fatellick Mapstone. She was a homemaker, a devoted military wife and a caring foster parent. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, George Raymond Brown, Sr.; son,

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  • Obituaries for Nov. 12 edition

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    William “Bill” Howard Bogle, 70, returned to his heavenly home on Saturday (Nov. 8, 2014) after a valiant battle with multiple health  issues. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in Jesus Christ supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. Bill was born to the late Alvie Darius Bogle and Mary Edith Umbarger in Manchester on Sept. 7, 1944. He was raised in a Christian

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  • Obituaries for Nov. 5 edition

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Susan (Smith) Abernathy, 78, beloved wife and mother, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday (Oct. 21, 2014). Susan was a native of Fayetteville and was a faithful and active member of Crievewood United Methodist Church for over 56 years. She dearly loved people and always placed the needs of others before her own. She enjoyed participating in church activities, traveling, and in earlier years, bowling and

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