Obituaries

Mr. Kenneth Ray Henderson, 81 of Centre, passed away Monday, July 31 ,2017 at Cherokee Health & Rehab.

Mr. William “Huston” Walker, 94 of Centre, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at his residence. He was a native of Cherokee County was a veteran of WWII, he was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Philip W. Kellen, 79, of Centre, AL, and formerly Marshfield, MA, departed this life peacefully on July 26, 2017.

Mr. Cledious Ray “Clet” Chambers, 75, of Sand Rock passed away Wednesday July 26, 2017 at his residence.

Ms. Daphne Marie Parish Coley, 39, of Centre, Alabama, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. Ms. Coley was born in Rome, Georgia.

Mr. Charles Thomas Stokes, 77 of Centre passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Charles Armstrong, 81 of Centre passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. George Alvin Burkhalter, 88, of Leeds, passed away Thurs., July 20, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Burkhalter was a native of Cherokee County, the son of the late Charles and Mildred Baker Burkhalter; brother of the late Charles Burkhalter Jr..

Mrs. Esma Jean Schoonhoven, 81, of Piedmont passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at UAB in Birmingham

Mrs. Patricia Gossett, 59 of Centre passed away Wed., July 12, 2017 at Gadsden Health & Rehab.

Mrs. Avis Teague, 85 of Centre passed away Tues., July 11, 2017 at Cherokee Medical Center.

Mr. Weldon Zeddie Cothran, 90, of Piedmont passed away Saturday, July 08, 2017 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. James Dwight Parker, 63, of Piedmont passed away Thurs., June 29, 2017 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Gladys Abernathy Hurley, 92 of Hoover passed away Mon, July 3, 2017 at Oaks on Parkwood Nursing Home.

Ms. Mary Jo Burke, 56 of Centre, passed away Sun., July 2, 2017 at Cherokee Medical Center.

Mrs. Mary Lou Holden, 92, of Gaylesville, AL, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mr. James Dwight Parker, 63, of Piedmont passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Loretta Mae Morgan, 80 of Sand Rock, passed away Mon., June 26, 2017 in a Gadsden Hospital.

Evan Lee Warren, infant son of Samantha Hudgins and Corey Warren of Cedar Bluff passed away Tues, June 20, 2017 at Gadsden Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Sadie Agan Keener, 85 of Leesburg passed away Tues., June 20, 2017 at Gadsden Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Wilma Kaye Davis Hairrell, 54 of Centre, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mrs. Sandra Diana Murphy Bentley, 67, of Gaylesville, (Jamestown Community), passed away Saturday Morning June 17, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Bentley was born in Gadsden, AL, the daughter of the late Roy Murphy, Sr, and Fannie Mae Higgins Murphy. She retired from Best Gloves and loved to r…

Mrs. Linda Reynolds, 67 of Centre passed away Thursday June 15, 2017 at Noland Hospital in Anniston.

Curtis Duane (Curt) Williams, 57, of Centre, AL passed away peacefully on Mon., June 12, 2017 at his home with loved ones holding his hands.

Mrs. Sara Fountain, 71 of Hokes Bluff passed away Sun, June 11, 2017 at Riverview Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Ann Blackstock Barrentine, 80 of Cedar Bluff, passed away Sat., June 10, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Susan Marie Bonner, 45 of Centre passed away Thursday June 8, 2017 at Floyd Medical Center.

Mrs. Jewell Dean Crout, 79 of Collinsville, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Ronald Dale Carruth, 64, of Leesburg, passed away May 19, 2017 in Zambia, Africa.

Mrs. Kate Adrian Greer,78 of Leesburg passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Mary Joyce Woodfin, of Leesburg, Alabama, passed away on Tues., May 30, 2017 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Mary Joyce Woodfin, of Leesburg, Alabama, passed away on Tues., May 30, 2017 in a local hospital.

Mr. Albert Reynolds "Cotton" Ingle, 90, of Jamestown, AL, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Cherokee Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Michael Webster Grindle, 60, of Centre Alabama, passed away on May 24, 2017 peacefully in his home surrounded by those who loved him.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6 P.M . on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Dr. Benjamin Clay Alexander, who died Saturday May 27. The family will receive friends for visitation from 4 to 6 P.M. Tuesday prior to the memorial service.

Mr. Van Ferguson, 49, of Leesburg, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Dewell L. Lindsey, 95, of Cave Spring, died Saturday evening, May 27, 2017, in a Rome hospital following a sudden illness.

Mr. John Carroll Keener, 77, a resident of Luverne, Alabama, passed away on Wed., May 24, 2017. Mr. Keener proudly served with the United States Marine Corps.

Mr. Paul "Adrian" Thompson, 68, Harrodsburg, KY died Tues., May 23, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Glen Laymon Rosser, 86 of Cave Springs, GA, passed away Tues., May 23, 2017 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Barbara Dean Sanford, 73 of Cedar Bluff passed away Wed., May 24, 2017 at her residence.

Mr. Guy Naugher Jr., 80, of Rome, passed away suddenly at his residence on May 22, 2017.

Mrs. Carole Faye Haskew Myers, 83, of Collinsville, passed away Mon., May 22, 2017 at Collinsville Health and Rehab.

Mrs. Quinnie Jean Lee Murphy (aka Nanny, Mama Murph & Mrs. C), 92, passed away Thursday morning, May 18, 2017. Originally from Celeste, TX, she and her late husband Charles Murphy (aka Big C) were married 71 years and natives of Rome, GA for 50 years.

Mrs. Virginia Sue Bryan, 72 of Centre, passed away Monday May 22, 2017. She was a native of Lawrenceburg, TN, daughter of the late J.D. and Mary Irene Howard Moore and a retired seamstress.

Mr. Elbert Dale Engledow, 69, of Leesburg, passed away Sun, May 21, 2017 at his residence.

Billy Joe Shelton, 78 of Piedmont, passed away Sun, May 21, 2017 at Piedmont Health Care Center.

Mrs. Miriam Louise Sanford, 84 of Centre, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in the Piedmont Healthcare Center. Mrs. Sanford was a native of Atmore, AL, the daughter of the late Earnest and Fannie Lee Sellers and was a member of Lakeview Congregational Holiness Church.