Mrs. Candida Lynn :Candy” King, 38 of Sand Rock passed away Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. King was a native of Cherokee County.
Mrs. Leora Minnie Bazemore, 88 of Buffalo, Texas, formerly of Collinsville passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 in Crockett, Texas.
Mr. Adrian H. “Bud” Powell, 90 of Gaylesville passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at Cherokee Health & Rehab. Mr. Powell was a native of Cherokee County and and was a member of the Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. He retired from Georgia Glove Mill in Liyerly, Georgia in 1987.
Mrs. Elowyn Ann Cobia, 90 of Sylacauga, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2014.
Mr. Walter Terry Pace, 61 of Arrington, Tennessee, formerly of Centre, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Pace was a native of Cherokee County. He was a foreman for S & P Insulation and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Ed Compton, 71 of Cave Spring, Georgia passed away Saturday, October 4, 2014 in a Rome, Georgia Nursing Home. Mr. Compton was a native of Floyd County, and was of the Baptist Faith.
Mr. Grady Hunter, 80 of Centre passed away Friday, October 3, 2014 at Cherokee Health and Rehab. Mr. Hunter was a native of Cherokee County.
Mr. James “Jim” LeRoy Crowe, 92, of Gaylesville, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Crowe was born November 4, 1921, in Ft. Payne, AL, the son of the late Rev. Franklin Eaton and Virgie Reece Crowe. Mr. Crowe was a mechanic, farmer, and a member of the New Hope Independent Church. Jamestown, AL,
Mr. Jack Strickland, 83 pf Collinsville passed away, Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Riverview Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. “Daisie” Ella Coleman Plummer, 89, passed away September 25, 2014 at Cherokee County Health and Rehab, Centre, Alabama. Mrs. Plummer was a native of Palmyra, Virginia. She was a long time resident of St. Petersburg, Florida before moving to Centre in 2004. Mrs. Pummer was retired from Pinellas County Florida Transit Authority. She loved to crochet and make gifts using plastic canvas. She was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. James Walter Heap, 79 of Gaylesville, passed away Saturday, September 27, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Heap was a native of MA, the son of the late Moroni Heap, was a retired radio operator for a transportation company and was a member of the Community Of Christ Church.
Mr. John Franklin Hopkins, 75 of Centre, passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 at Floyd Medical Center. Mr. Hopkins was a native of Cherokee County. He was a 1957 graduate of Gaylesville High School, served with the Alabama National uard and was employed as a heavy machine operator for over 30 years, while also farming his beloved cotton. He was an avid Nascar fan and loved Alabama football.
Mrs. Barbara J. Sexton, 73 of Leesburg passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 at her residence.
Mr. Mark Tucker, 44 of Gadsden, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Southside. He was a native of Cherokee County, and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Glenn McBride, 74 of Centre passed away Monday, September 22, 2014 at his residence. Mr. McBride was a native of Grundy County, Tennessee. He was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church.
Mr. Otto Junior Denton, 73 of Piedmont, passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Denton was a native of Cherokee County.
Ms. Effie Louise Jetmore, 93 of Centre, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014. Ms. Jetmore was born in Robertson County, TN, but lived in Nashville for many years before moving to Centre in 2007. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Rosa Rice Strange, and was preceded in death by brothers, Ernest, Chester and James R. Strange and sisters, Margaret Walker and Darlene Maxwell. Ms. Jetmore was a clerk for a large grocery chain for 45 years. She was active in numerous community activities, including service on: the Board of Directors of the Council of Community Services, the United Way, Metro Beer Board, the Central Labor Council delegate, the Democratic Women’s Club, Kentucky Colonels. After retirement, Ms. Jetmore served as a lobbyist for AARP, traveled, and visited family and friends.
Mr. Autry Pruitt, 71, passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Mr. Pruitt was a lifelong resident of Cherokee County and was the owner and operator of Pruitt's Logging. He loved riding his mules and horse and buggy.
Mr. James T. Winkles, 89 of Piedmont, passed away Monday, September 8, 2014 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Winkles was a native of Marshall County, and was a self employed mechanic. He was of the Protestant faith.
Mr. Douglas Arthur Snider, 61 of Leesburg, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014 at U.A.B. Medical Center. Mr. Snider was a native of Muscatine, IA, and worked as a Physical Therapist at Rehab Partners in Centre. He enjoyed fishing, Packers football, playing with the grandchildren and his beloved dogs. Mr. Snider was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church in Collinsville.