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Weir, Dexter

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

Posted on April 13, 2015 at 4:52 pm

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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  • Obituaries for April 15 edition

    Posted on April 13, 2015 at 3:30 pm

    Alvin “Buddy” Reeder Clemons, 73, of Flintville, passed away Saturday (April 10, 2015) at Harton Regional Medical Center. He was born in Lauderdale County, Ala., on Oct. 1, 1941, to the late Toney R. and Verlie Lee Hill Clemons. Mr. Clemons was a mechanic for the Lincoln County Highway Department and was a member of Mountain View Holiness Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by

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  • Obituaries for April 8 edition

    Posted on April 6, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Randy “Brutt” Bonner, 65, of Fayetteville, passed away Wednesday (April 1, 2015) at Lincoln Care Center. He was born in Lincoln County on Sept. 11, 1949 to the late Leroy Strickland and Annie Lou Bonner. He was a brick mason and a member of the Mayberry Street Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Charlene Bonner, and son, Lewis Tyrone Reese.

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  • Obituaries for April 1 edition

    Posted on March 30, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    Barnum “Barney” Cowan, 77, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday (March 27, 2015) in Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Cowan was a native of Lincoln County, the son of the late James and Marie Pirtle Cowan. He was a retired from Goodman as a welder and was a member of the Gum Springs Baptist Church. Mr. Cowan loved mowing grass, being outside and helping people. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Leona

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  • Obituaries for March 25 edition

    Posted on March 23, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Richard Robert Chandler, 34, of Elora, passed away at his residence on Monday, (March 16, 2015). Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home with interment following in Owens Chapel Cemetery. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Lillie Mae Howard, 94, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday evening (March 21, 2015) in Donalson Care Center. A native of Madison County, Ala., she was the daughter of the late

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  • Obituaries for March 25 edition

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    Sue Blaylock, 84, of Murfreesboro, passed away Monday (March 9, 2015) at Saint Thomas of Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. She was a native of Moore County and the daughter of the late Aaron and Norma Rutledge. Mrs. Blaylock was a 1950 graduate of Moore County High School, was a retired underwriter for Life & Casualty Insurance Company and a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include her son, Stan (Rhonda

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  • Obituaries for March 11 edition

    Posted on March 9, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    Bonnie Mae Eslick Brown, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday morning (March 5, 2015) at Donalson Care Center. A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late John Matthew and Roxie Cashion Eslick, a homemaker and a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Brown was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending her time working in her flowers. Survivors include her husband of

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