Mordecai Apollo Dupree and Hazel Olivia Dupree, infant twins of of Dusty McGatha and Jamian Dupree passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Dekalb Medical Center.
Mrs. Alice Bone, 86 of Sand Rock, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at her residence.
Levi Conner Lane, infant son of Karen Lane of Piedmont, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Regional Medical Center in Anniston.
Mrs. Arlena Kay Kiesewetter, 67 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Kiesewetter was a native of Dayton, Ohio, and she was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. LouElla Tucker Traylor, 92-years old, peacefully passed away on July 21, 2014, at the Cherokee County Health and Rehabilitation Center, after having lived most of her adult years in Gadsden, Alabama. LouElla had worked on the "tire line" for Goodyear Tire Company for all of her employed life. LouElla and her deceased husband, Lorraine "Buck" Traylor, traveled throughout the world, including her favorite destination Singapore. She was of the Methodist faith and was a life-long University of Alabama football fan. Although she had lived in Gadsden for most of her life, she called Tucker's Chapel "Home.
Mrs. Margie Duncan Robertson, 90 of Collinsville, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Robertson was a native of Dekalb County, and was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. She was an expert gardener and avid lover of flowers, especially daylilies and irises.
Mr. Gary Lester Green, 65 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Green was a native of Cherokee County, and was a College instructor at Northeast Alabama Community College. He was a member of Cedar Bluff First Baptist Church.
Mr. Alton Paul Brown, 66 passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Brown was a native of Newport News. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War having the distinguished honor of being a Purple Heart recipient and was retired from C.S X. Railroad. He was a member of Centre First Baptist Church and Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton, VA.
Mr. Milburn E. “Jack” Bowlin Jr., 83 of Centre passed away Tuesday July, 15, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Bowlin was a native of Lansing, Michigan. Mr. Bowlin was retired from Metropolitan Nashville Davidson County Police Department, and was of the Catholic faith. He was a Free Mason, and was a member of Al Menah Shrine Temple, Provost Guard, American Polygraph Association, and Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers Association
Mr. John William “Jay” Gossett III, 18 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. Jay was a member of Bethlehem First United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Beta Club and received state rings in track in 2008 and 2009 and lettered in track in 2012 and 2013 while attending high school
Mrs. Sarah (Jo) Dees Bryant, 79 passed away at her residence on Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
Mr. William Larry Mathis, 66, Cave Spring, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 13, 2014 in a Cedartown hospital. Mr. Mathis was born in Floyd County. Mr. Mathis was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cave Spring.
Mr. Jessie David Farr, 39 of Leesburg passed away Friday, July 11, 2014. Mr. Farr was a native of Marshall County and worked in the construction industry.
Mrs. Mary Ruth Hampton, 85 of Centre, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at her residences. Mrs. Hampton was a native of Cherokee County,and was a retired nurse and a member of Centre First Baptist Church.
Mr. Mark Wayne Roberts, 56 of Centre, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was a native of Cherokee County. He worked at Valley Joist and was a member of Hopewell Advent Christian Church.
Mrs. Venia Grogan Ambrose, 92, formerly of Cherokee County, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. Mrs. Ambrose was employed for 31 years with the Department of Defense, ending her career in Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. David Bentley, 56 of Centre passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Bentley was a native of Chattooga County, Georgia and was an army veteran. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Warren Brown Dotson, Jr., 68 of Birmingham, passed away Saturday July 5, 2014 at Brookwood Medical Center. Mr. Dotson was a native of Nashville Tennessee. He was the President of Sew Sew Styles, Inc. of Centre, Past President of the American Apparel Manufacturers Association, Past President of the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce in 1979, and was a member of Riverchase United Methodist Church.
Mr. David Lance Jordan, 53 of Centre, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Jordan was a native of Cherokee County.
Mrs. Melissa Catherine Smith “Lisa” Means, 42 of Gaylesville, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Means was a native of Floyd County, GA, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rome, GA and a graduate of JSU in nursing and psychology, where she earned a master’s degree. She worked for ten years as a child and adolescent therapist. She loved children and counseling and her son. She had been ill for many years and had traveled extensively over the United States. She was told by doctors that she could not have children because of her multiple illnesses. But, she had a miracle baby,” Ripley”, when she was stationed in Hawaii, and her illness went into remission. Her kindness and generosity will be greatly missed by her only son, her family and frinends.
Mrs. Sarah Alma Gautney, 96 of Warner Robbins, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 in Perry, Georgia. Mrs. Gautney was a native of Cherokee County, was a homemaker and was a member of Mt Zion Baptist Church.