Mr. Archie William Adair, 81, of Gaylesville, passed away Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Adair was born January 31, 1933, in Summerville. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force where he served as a Master Sergeant.
Mrs. Lois Howell,100 of Centre, passed away Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Cherokee Health and Rehab. Mrs. Howell was a native of Cherokee County, and was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Wanda Darnease Jones, 59 of Gadsden, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Jones was a native of Polk County, Georgia, and was a seamstress at Centre Mfg. She was of the Holiness faith.
Leslie Kay W. Davis, 36, Lafayette
Miss Flora Marcelle Saye, 93 of Attalla passed away, Friday, January 9, 2015 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Brenda Annette Cooper, 50, of Gaylesville, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015, at Cherokee Medical Center. Mrs. Cooper was born July 23, 1964 in Summerville. She had previously worked at Hardin Manufacturing. Mrs. Cooper was a member of Berea Church of Christ.
Mr. Jack Farmer Mackey, 73 of Sand Rock, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Cherokee Medical Center. Mr. Mackey was a native of Cherokee County. He retired from Goodyear Rubber Company, was a member of the Round Mountain Lodge and was of the Baptist Faith
Mrs. Betty Burrows, 83 of Centre passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at Cherokee Health and Rehab. Mrs. Burrows was a native of Eligay, Georgia and was a textile worker for 30 years, enjoyed singing Gospel music in her early years and was a member of the Church Of God.
Mrs. Dorothy Parrish Prince, 74 of Cedar bluff passed away, Friday, December 26, 2014 at Cherokee Medical Center.
Mrs. Mildred M. Lokey, 88 of Leesburg passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at Redmond Medical Center. Mrs. Lokey was a native of Cherokee County and was a 1945 graduate of Sand Rock High School. Mildred was retired from Farmers and Merchants Bank and was a clerk for the town of Leesburg for several years. She had served on the Leesburg town council and was member of Antioch Church of Christ.
Miss Virginia E. “Susie” Beal, 53 of Centre passed away Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at her residence. Miss Beal was a native of Douglasville, Georgia.
Mr. Brandon Gwin, 22 of Centre, passed away Monday, January 5, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Gwin was a native of Cherokee County and was of the Baptist faith
Mrs. Peggy Rose Lockridge Pearson,85 of Cedar Bluff passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Cherokee Medical Center. She was born July 15, 1929 in Gadsden. She was a graduate of Gadsden High School, Gadsden State Community College and Jacksonville State University. She was a retired first grade teacher, and was a member of Cedar Bluff First United Methodist Church.
Mr. Jesse Lee McCain, Jr., 77, of Cave Spring, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 4, 2015, at his residence surrounded by his family. A native of Lindale, Georgia, he was born January 19, 1937, son of the late Jesse Lee McCain, Sr., and the late Gertha Bradford McCain. Mr. McCain was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served during the Korean War on the U.S.S. Terrell County from 1954 until 1957, and was associated with Georgia Kraft and Inland Container from 1961 until his retirement in 1999. He was a member of the Cave Spring First Baptist Church and of the Coosa Masonic Lodge #622. An avid sportsman and biker, Mr. McCain, over a thirty year period, coached many of Cave Spring’s youth in basketball, softball, and football.
Mr. Bobby Joe Haston, 71 of Gaylesville passed away Sunday, January 4, 2015 at his residence.
Mr. Sidney Harold Stephens, 72, of Tega Cay, passed away Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at his home with his loving family present. Mr. Stephens was born on September 27, 1942 in Centre. He graduated from Cherokee County High School. Mr. Stephens was a retired salesman and member of Saint Philip Neri Catholic Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to gospel music and cheering on his favorite college football team, the Alabama Crimson Tide
Mr. Robert G. Rutherford, 76 of Gaylesville, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Riverview Medical Center. Mr. Rutherford was a native of New Hampshire.
Mr. Charlie Carl McGatha, 89 of Centre, passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 in Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden. Mr. McGatha was a native of Cherokee County. He was retired from the State Highway Department and was a member of the Union Congregational Methodist Church.
Mrs. Betty Lee Puckett, 76 of Centre passed away Monday, December 29, 2014 at Cherokee Manor. Mrs. Puckett was a native of Bartow County, Georgia, and was a CNA with Cherokee County Nursing Home, then retired from Dixie Green.
Mrs. Bernice Cockburn Murray Stahly, 91, passed away peacefully in Chandler, Arizona on Sunday, December 28, 2014 with her daughter at her side. She was born in Dalton, Georgia in 1923. Mrs. Stahly moved to Centre in 1987 and was a devoted member of the First Baptist Church in Centre. She loved reading and antiquing.
Mr. Marvin Leon Hunter, 77 of Centre passed away Friday, December 26, 2014 at Riverview Medical Center. Mr. Hunter was a native Cherokee County.