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    Rufus Edward “Eddie” McPherson

    Rufus Edward “Eddie” McPherson, 57, of Cartersville, Georgia, formerly of Fort Payne, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019. Eddie was a 1980 graduate of Fort Payne High School and later Jacksonville State University and Lincoln Memorial University. He was an…

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    James Clinton “Jim” McGee

    James Clinton “Jim” McGee, age 74, passed away peacefully in his home on November 15th, 2019. He was born on September 30, 1945. Jim was a 1963 graduate of Fort Payne High School; he attended Auburn University from 1963-1965, and…

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    Opal Gann Newman

    Mrs. Opal Gann Newman age 90 of Sylvania, AL passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Goggans…

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    Wendell L. Elliott

    Mr. Wendell L. Elliott age 91 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2PM at Broadway Baptist Church’s Faith Chapel with Dr.…

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    Brenda Carol Whitzell

    Brenda Carol Whitzell, age 54, born on May 30, 1965, passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at home. She is survived by three children: Teddy Alan Johnson, Jessica Johnson Ellis, and Adam Curtis Whitzell; two siblings Linda Akers and…

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    Joy Elizabeth Brittain McKaig

    Joy Elizabeth Brittain McKaig, age 54, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019. She was born July 27th, 1965. She was a 1983 graduate of Fort Payne High School and attended Northeast State and Jacksonville State…

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    Jerry Hamby

    Mr. Jerry Hamby age 71 of Rainsville, AL passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Marshall Medical Center South. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 2PM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow…

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    Kathy Reece Baker

    Kathy Reece Baker, 65, of Fort Payne, passed away Friday at her residence. Kathy was born Sept. 25, 1954 in Fort Payne, daughter of the late Edsel Reece and Wanda Davis Reece. She was retired from the City of Fort…

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    Marvin Wayne Elkins

    Marvin Wayne Elkins of Collinsville, AL passed away Sept 6th. He is survived by his wife Phyllis, 4 sisters, 7 children, 21 grandchildren & 25 great-grandchildren.

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    Thomas “Edd” Whitton

    Mr. Thomas “Edd” Whitton, age 91 of Henagar, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at his residence. Funeral service is Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 11:00 am from Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bud Durham officiating. Burial will…

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    R.B. Dobbins

    Mr. R.B. Dobbins age 90 of Fyffe, AL passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11AM at Rainsville Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Mayes &…

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    Myra Frye

    Ms. Myra Frye, age 80, of Fort Payne, AL, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham.

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    Margaret McKeehan Dawson

    Margaret McKeehan Dawson, 71, of Fort Payne, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Margaret was secretary at McKeehan Hosiery for many years and was active in the SOCKS Club which she named. Margaret had the gift of hospitality, cooking for…

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    Lawrence “LC” Culberson

    Lawrence “LC” Culberson- pleaser, BBQ enthusiast, hunter, fisherman and accomplished motorhome traveler, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019. He had a life-long love affair with deviled eggs, German chocolate cake, chargrilled oysters, JoJo’s homemade canned fruits and veggies, a…

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    Frankie L. Pierce

    Frankie L. Pierce, age 100+, of Vestavia Hills, AL (formerly of Gadsden, AL) died Aug. 3, 2019. She and her fraternal twin brother, Pinkney, were born 4 months after their father, Pinkney Andrew “Pink” Minton died in the Spanish flu…

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    J.R. Bledsoe

    J.R. Bledsoe, age 67 of Valley Head, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 at his residence alongside his wife Blanch. Mr. Bledsoe was born in Greenville, TN on March 10, 1952 to the late William H. and Della Bledsoe. He…

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    Blanche Elizabeth Bledsoe

    Blanch Elizabeth Bledsoe, age 76 of Valley Head, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019. Mrs. Bledsoe was born in Ohio on August 27, 1943 to the late Charles Melvin and Terecia Poole Snively. She was a homemaker and was a…

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    William Thomas Downer

    William Thomas Downer (Bill), 67, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away on July 9, 2019. He was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on October 6, 1951 to William Carl Downer and Lola Faulkner Downer. Bill was predeceased by his parents…

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    Johnny Andrew Harper

    Johnny Andrew Harper, 75 of Tuscaloosa, Alabama went to be with Jesus on July 12, 2019. Johnny grew up in Ft Payne, Alabama, was a member of First Baptist of Ft Payne, Alabama, graduated from Fort Payne High School class…

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    Lela Roebuck Dodson

    Lela Roebuck Dodson, native of Sylvania, longtime resident of the Tampa area, died at home in Sun City Center FL with family present, on 22 May 2019. She was 87 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents…

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    Hollis White

    Mr. Hollis White age 81 of Rainsville, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Funeral service is Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm at Rainsville Community Church with Bro. Cates Noles, Bro. Melvin Dawson,…

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    Harvey Milton Clark

    Harvey Milton Clark Van Allen born Jan 6th 1937 passed away on July 24 2019. Coming from a lineage of highly intelligent and creative men, Harvey didn’t deviate. Aviation, engineering, and design were passions he worked on most everyday. Harvey’s…

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    Beulah Eulene Elliot Dugan

    Beulah Eulene Elliott Dugan, 87, of Henagar, Alabama passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019. Mrs. Dugan was a retired teacher with the City of Stamford Board of Education in Stamford, Connecticut. She coached girl’s field hockey and softball teams for…