Obituaries

Obituaries for May 27 edition

Posted on May 25, 2015 at 2:16 pm

Billy Ross Bell, 76, of Toney, Ala., passed away Monday (May 18, 2015). He was preceded in death by his wife, Birdie Mae Wilkerson Bell; his parents, Cecil and Bessie Bell; siblings, Cecil “Tooter” Bell and Bonnie Bell Campbell. Survivors include a brother, J.R. Bell (Carol) of Arab, Ala.; niece, Donna Campbell Quillin (Rodney) of Toney; great-nephew, Daniel Quillin (Courtney) of Toney; niece, Cindy Perkins (Ricky) of Arab; nephew, Allen

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  • Obituaries for May 20 edition

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 5:04 pm

    Bobby Howard Ashley, Sr., age 66, of Elora, passed away on Thursday (May 14, 2015) at Lincoln County Medical Center. He was born in Winchester on July 8, 1948 to the late Harvey and Sadie Brewer Ashley and later served in the U.S. Army before working in the lumber industry. He is survived by his wife, Mary Brannon Ashley of Elora; sons, Bobby Howard (Amy) Ashley Jr. of Flintville, Michael

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  • Obituaries for May 13 edition

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    Arland Beck, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday (May 3, 2015) at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. He was born on Nov. 11, 1931 in the Olive Branch community of Clay County, Ala. Mr. Beck was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a retired educator, and member of the West End Baptist Church. He led a full and interesting life and was a man of great faith. Mr. Beck was a

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  • Obituaries for May 6 edition

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    Edith Faye Cox, 70, a Manchester resident and Madison County, Ala., native, died suddenly Wednesday (April 29, 2015) at Manchester Medical Center. She was born Sept. 19, 1944. Mrs. Cox was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She was the daughter of the late Ross and Flossie Cothren. She was married April 9, 1960 to Morris Ray Cox, who preceded her in death on

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  • Obituaries for April 29 edition

    Posted on April 27, 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Emmett Berry Bedwell, Jr., 87, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday (April 24, 2015) at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Mr. Bedwell was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late Emmett Berry Bedwell, Sr., and his beloved mama, Maggie Moore Bedwell. He was a Baptist who had a pure and simple faith in his Lord and Savior, was an Army veteran active in World War II and Korea and

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  • Obituaries for April 22 edition

    Posted on April 20, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Trinity Laine Briggs, 41, of Ardmore, died Saturday (April 11, 2015) at her home. The family will be having a memorial service at a later time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Trinity Briggs account at Peoples State Bank of Commerce. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Joseph Medric Caissie, Jr., 64 of Elora, passed away Monday (April 13, 2015) at Lincoln Medical Center.

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  • Weir, founder of sheriff’s posse, dies at 82

    Posted on April 13, 2015 at 4:52 pm

    Weir, Dexter

    Willie Dexter Weir, longtime deputy marshal of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Posse, which he founded back in 1972, died Wednesday (April 8, 2015) at Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro. A native of Flintville, the 82-year-old Weir was born Nov. 28, 1932 to the late Buford Earl and Vollie J. Pitts Weir. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served for 42 years as a

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