Miscellaneous DeKalb County, Alabama Obituaries

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Mrs. Ava Conaway age 89 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, January 22, 2001 at BMC - MontClair in Birmingham, AL. Mrs. Conaway was of Baptist faith and a member of the Ruhama Order of the Eastern Star. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Arzie Grisson Doss. Mrs. Conaway was survived by her Son and Daughter-in-law; Jame and Betty Conaway of Fort Payne, AL. Granddaughter; Kim Traylor, and Great-Grandchildren; Alex and Drew Traylor. Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 24, 2001 at 2pm CST at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Walker's Chapel  Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 23, 2001 From 5 until 8pm CST at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Allie Mae Bachelor age 93 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Saturday, January 27, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL Mrs. bachelor was born November 15, 1907 daughter of the late Ben and  Ida McKown Evatt. She was a member of the Mt Zion Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at 11am CST from the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Herman Spillman and Rev. Watson Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, January 29, 2001 from 5 until 9pm CST at the funeral home. Survivors include her daughters; Ruby Carr, Wilma Beason, Norma Butts all of Fort Payne, AL Sister; Ydeen Bradley of Chattanooga, TN 9 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, and 4 Great-Great-Grandchildren. 

Mrs. Mable Ventress Ellis age 90 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Sunday, January 28, 2001. Mrs. Ellis was born October 23, 1910 in Collinsville, AL daughter of the late Thomas Aaron and Virgina Petty  Ventress. Her Husband, Bill Ellis preceded her in death. She was a  former school teacher for the Dekalb County School System and a member of the First Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL, Baptist Women, and Fort Payne Garden Club. Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 30 ,2001 at 2pm CST from the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Pat McFadden and Rev. Jimmy Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, January 29, 2001 at 5pm until 8pm CST at the  funeral home. The family request that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the First Baptist Church of the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. Survivors include her daughter Virginia V. Ellis of Fort Payne, AL Son; and Daughter-in-law William E. and Charlotte Ellis of Athens, AL Granddaughter; Carmen Ellis Hadinger Grandsons; Dwight Ellis and Chad Ellis Great-Grandchildren: Haley and Dawson Ellis Sister; Mildred Ragland of Alexandria, AL

Mrs. Mamie C. Wilburn age 88 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Thursday, February, 1, 2001 at Marshall Medical South. Mrs. Wilburn was born August 13, 1912 in Dekalb County, AL daughter of the late John Wallace and Arizona Elizabeth Poe Cooper. She was retired from Cobble Hosiery Mill where She worked as a Knitter and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL Funeral services will be 11am CST Saturday, February 3, 2001 from the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Highfield officiating  Burial in the Mt Herman Cemetery. Survivors include her Son and Daughter-in-law; Lanar and Jennie Newsome Wilburn of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Rena Wilburn of Jacksonville, AL., Arbadean Jones of Flintsone, GA. Brother; Leman Cooper of Fort Payne, AL Grandchildren; Lynn and Jesse Wagner of Fort Payne, AL Great-Grandchildren; Kelly and Jaime Wagner 

Mrs. Willie Poe age 73 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Friday,  February 2, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL Mrs. Poe was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL, daughter of the late Clebert and Lela Mae Wood Morgan. Mrs. Poe is survived by her Daughters; Reba Gilbreath and Rita Jean Beck both of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Ruby Bell and Nora Elrod both of Valley Head, AL, Mable Renfore of Fort Payne, AL 9 Grandchildren and 23 Great-Grandchildren Funeral services will be 2pm CST Sunday, February 4, 2001 form the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Williams and Rev. Tim Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday, February 3, 2001 from 4pm until 9pm CST. 

Mr. Leman O. Cooper age 85 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, February 5, 2001 in UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Mr. Cooper was a native of Dekalb County, AL., born April 2, 1915 son of the late John Wallace and Arizona Pope Cooper. He was Co-Founder of Cooper Hosiery Mills of Fort Payne, AL and a member of the Second Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL Survivors include his Wife; Edith Irene Harrison Cooper of Fort Payne, AL Son and Daughter-in-law: Mack and Ruby Cooper of Fort Payne, AL Daughter and Son-in-law; Phyllis and Charles Lewis of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Rena Wilburn of Jacksonville, FL and Arbadean Jones of Flintstone, GA Grandchildren; Kim Poe, Craig Stanley, Karen McAbee, and David Stanley Great-Grandchild; Dallas Blake Poe Funeral services will be held at 11am CST Wednesday, February 7, 2001 form the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Davis, Rev. C. L. Wilburn and Rev. Alton Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in the  Walnut Grove Cemetery. pallbearers include; Johnny Hughes, Jimmy Wooten, Ricky Burbol, Lamar Wilburn, and Mack Cooper. The family will receive friends from 4pm until 8 pm CST Tuesday at Wilson Funeral Home 

Mrs. Nelda Annette Oliver Tolbert age 62 of Gadsden, Al passed away Friday, August 3, 2001 at a Gadsden Hospital. Mrs. Tolbert was a native of Collinsville, AL and born July 16, 1939, daughter of the late Clarence and Monnie Lee Reed Oliver. She was a member of the Collinsville Baptist Church and retired R. N. from Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her Daughter; Kristi Finley of Bowling Green, KY Brother; J. W. (Bud) Oliver of Collinsville, AL Special Friends; Ruby Blount of Gadsden, AL and Ruby Smith of Gadsden, AL Several Nieces and Nephews Funeral services will be 2pm CDT Friday, August 10, 2001 from the  New Bethel Baptist Church in Collinsville, Al with Elder Ricky Harcrow officiating. Burial will follow in the New Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8pm CDT at the Funeral Home 

Mr. Newton E. Wagner age 80 of Rome, GA formerly of Fort Payne, AL passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2001. Funeral services is incomplete at this time and will be announced  later by Jennings Funeral Home West Oak Chapel of Rome, GA he is survived by by Sisters; Lula Mae Hughes and Pauline Houston Brothers; Thomas and Silas Wagner all of Fort Payne, AL 

Mr. Parmer Coy Johnson age 76 of Fort  Payne, Al passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2001 at a Chattanooga Hospital. Mr. Johnson was born October 1, 2001 in Dekalb County, AL son of the late Theo and Ruth Shirley Johnson. He was retired from the American Freight as a Truck Driver and a member of the teamsters. He was preceded in death by  his Wife; Inez Trussell Johnson and Grandson; Jerry raven Johnson. Funeral services will be Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 2pm CDT at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Elaine Hollmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Survivors include his Daughters; Sandra Willoughby of Smyrna, TN., and Linda Brisendine of Fort Payne, AL. Sons; Coy Mack Johnson, Jerry Don Johnson, Jeffery T. Johnson all of Fort Payne, AL., Jon P. Johnson of Ball Ground, GA Sister; Loyce Bearden of Albertville, AL Brothers; Barney Johnson of Gadsden, AL., Wendell Johnson of Opelika, AL., Bobby Johnson of Jacksonville, AL., and Gerald Johnson of New Orleans, LA 14 Grandchildren and 8 Great-Grandchildren Pallbearers will be Grandsons. 

Mrs. Ada Marie Boatwright Joseph age 72 of Rossville, GA passed away Monday, August 13, 2001 in a Chattanooga, TN Hospital. Mrs. Joseph was born  April 20, 1929 in Gadsden, AL daughter of the late Henry and Irene Arther Boatwright. Funeral services will be 1pm CDT Wednesday, August 15, 2001 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronald Berry officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker's Chapel Cemetery Survivors include her Daughter; Donna Thomas of Rossville, GA Son; Kenneth Bearden of Ontario, CA Sisters; Pat McMahan and Edna DeHart both of Gadsden, AL 2 Grandchildren 

Mr. Stevie Lee Awtrey age 41 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Saturday, August 18, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mr. Awtrey was born June 28, 1960 in Dekalb County, AL his Father; Odis Awtrey preceded him in death. Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at 2pm CDT at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donald Craves officiating. Burial will follow in the Walker's Chapel Cemetery.. The family will  receive friends from 5pm until 8pm CDT Monday, August 20, 2001 at the funeral home. Survivors include his Wife; Bessie Irene Nails Awtrey of Fort Payne, AL Daughters; Brandi Awtrey and Traci Awtrey of Fort Payne, AL Mother and Step-Father; Donzella S. and Joe W. Smith of Fort Payne, AL sister; Amanda Smith of Fort Payne, AL Pallbearers include: Paul Green, Paul Tate, Bruce Jelks, Mike Crow, Robert Scott, Daniel Roberts, Glenn Hamption, Phil Cavin, and Steve Green 

Mr. Noah McDaniel Wright age 87 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, September 3, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital. Mr. Wright was a member of The Oak Hill Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Mr. Wright is survived by his Sister; Mrs. Etta Woodall Brother; Johnny Wright both of Fort Payne, AL Several Nieces and Nephews. Funeral services will be 11am CDT  Wednesday,  September 5, 2001 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Fischer Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 4, 2001 from 5 pm until 8pm CDT at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Alberta Hughes age 88 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, September 3, 2001.She was of Pentecostal Faith and a retired textile worker. She is survived by her Husband; John Paul Hughes of Fort Payne, AL Son; Donald Shelton Hughes of Nashville, TN Several Grandchildren, Several Great-Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews  Funeral Services will be at 2pm CDT Wednesday, September 5, 2001 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the  Fischer Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 4, 2001 from 5pm until 8pm CDT at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Halene Reed Bethune age 91 of Fort Payne, Al passed away Monday, September 17, 2001 in a Gainsville, GA Nursing Home. Mrs. Bethune was born June 11, 1910 in Jackson County, AL., daughter of the late Hal and Mary Wilson Reed She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fort Payne, AL Survivors include her Niece; Starlet Rhodes Jones of Gainsville, GA Nephew; James Reed Rhodes of Cullman, AL Sister; Kathryn Reed Collins of Gainsville, GA Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday, September 19, 2001 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. McFadden officiating Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. The Family ask that donations be made to the First Baptist Church Organ Fund instead of flowers. The family will receive friends from 10 am CDT until 11am Wednesday, September 19, 2001 at the funeral home 

Mr. Johnnie Newsome age 81 of Orlando, FL formerly of Fort Payne, AL passed away Sunday, September 16, 2001 in FL. Mr. Newsome was a native of Fort Payne, AL., son of the late Daniel and Ollie Igou Newsome. He was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church in Celebration, Florida, the V. F. W. 3128 of Fort Payne, AL., Fort Payne Masonic Lodge 437. Mr. Newsome was preceded in death by his Wife; Mildred Jolly Newsome. Mr. Newsome is survived by a Son and Daughter-in-law; Johnnie D. and Barbara Newsome of Celebration, FL granddaughters; Heather Moye of Dallas. TX., and Jennifer Sayles of Orlando, FL. Great-grandchildren; John Tyler Moye, Madison Sayles, and Justin Sayles Funeral services will be Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 11am CDT at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 19, 2001 from 5pm until 8pm CDT at the funeral home 

Mr. Tom McCracken age 60 of Lake Charles, Louisiana passed away Saturday, September 15, 2001. Mr. McCracken was a native of Birmingham, AL., a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Degree in Psychology, a veteran of the United States National Guard.  He is survived by his Wife; Melba Lake McCracken of Lake Charles, LA Sons; Thomas Scott and Michael Kevin McCracken both of Lake Charles, LA Brother; Robert McCracken of Birmingham, AL  Memorial services will be 2pm CDT on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, AL with Ronald Berry officiating. 

Mrs. Wanda Boyd Browder age 77 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Saturday, September 29, 2001. Mrs. Browder was a member of the St. Paul Methodist Church in Fort Payne, AL. She was a contestant in the Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Contest. She was Miss Crowne Health Care in 1999. A native of Herrin, Illinois the daughter of Benjamin and Ida Waller Boyd. She was a retired beautician, and traveled throughout 7 southern states as a Beauty Consultant Supervisor with Lorick Enterprises. Mrs. Browder is survived by her Sons; John Bennett Vartanian and Joseph Armen Vartanian, both of Fort Payne, AL Daughter; Mrs. Julia Steed of Bridgeton, Missouri Brother; John B. Boyd of Fort Payne, AL Sister; Mrs. Ola Painter of Crossville, AL 5 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren Funeral services will be Monday, October 1, 2001 at 3pm CDT at the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed Soule officiating. Burial will follow in the Fischer Cemetery. 

Mrs. Peggy Reece Daugherty of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, October 1, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. Daugherty was a member of The Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church in Fort Payne, AL. She was a native of Dekalb County, AL., daughter of the late Claris and Ella Elizabeth Williamson Reece. She is survived by her Brother and Sister-in-law; Edsel and Wanda Reece of Fort Payne, AL Brother and Sister-in-law; Kenneth and Sara Reece of Athens, GA Sister-in-law: Betty Reece and Several Nieces and Nephews  Funeral services will be 11am CDT Thursday, October 4, 2001 at Our Lady of The Valley Catholic Church in Fort Payne, AL. with Rev. Camillus Blazak officiating.  Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Fort Payne, AL.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday,  October 3, 2001 from 5pm CDT until 8pm CDT. There will be a rosary Wednesday, October 3, 2001 at 7:30 pm CDT. the family request that in  lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church Building Fund. 

Mr. Jerry Douglas Johnson age 55 of Fort Payne, Al passed away Monday, October 1, 2001 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Birmingham, AL. He was a  native of Anniston, AL., the son of R. D. and Smathey Adkins Johnson.  Mr. Johnson is survived by his Wife; Loretta Reece Johnson at Fort Payne, AL Sons; Jamie Douglas Johnson of Fort Payne, AL Tim Johnson, Chris Johnson of Eden, N. Y. Daughters; Angela Johnson of Fort Payne, AL., Wendy and Donna Johnson both of Winston-Salem, N. C. Sister; Jene Johnson  The family will receive friends on Friday, October 5, 2001 from 3pm CDT until 5pm CDT at Wilson Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Beatrice Inez Thompson age 77 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2001 in a Birmingham Hospital. Mrs. Thompson was a native of Dekalb County, AL., born April 9, 1924, daughter of the late Jewell and Hattie Colley McElhaney. She was a member of the Ruhuma Baptist Church. Women Coffee Club and member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter. She was preceded in death by her Husband; Henry Thompson in 1987. Funeral services will be 2pm Thursday, October4, 2001 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ben Brown and Rev. Lamar Barton officiating. Burial will follow in the Walkers Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Lindell Chappel, Nathan Portwod, Ken McElhaney, Bryan Titus, Mike McElhaney, and Steve Thornberry. Survivors include her Brothers; Cliff McElhaney of Fort Payne, AL., I. H. McElhaney of Fort Payne, AL., and W. C. McElhaney of Woburn, Mass Sisters; Mary Jo Finch of Langston, AL and Marie Thornberry of Fort Payne, AL Several Nieces and Nephews 

On Friday, October 5, 2001 Mrs. Avo Minnix of Fort Payne, AL went home to be with her Lord. She was 89 years old. Mrs. Minnix was of the McKestes Community, Dawson, AL., the daughter of the late Willie and Alice Lovvorn Traylor, a member of he Flat Rock Baptist Church of the McKestes Community. Survivors include Barbara Niemeyer (Gus)  of Jacksonville, FL and Son; Bob Minnix (Wilma) of Centre, AL 7 grandchildren, and 17 Great-Grandchildren Brothers; Gene (Mary Ruth) Traylor of Forty Payne, AL., and  Drennon (Frances ) Traylor of Dawson, AL Sisters; Bertha Mae Chitwood of Fort Payne, AL and Hattie Lee (Floyd) Downer of Dawson, AL Sister-in-law; FayeTraylor of Fort Payne, AL, Lucille Traylor of Rainsville, AL., Barbara Traylor of Dawson, AL Several Nieces and Nephews Mrs. Minnix was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years; Jesse W. Minnix Funeral services will be 2pm CDT Sunday, October 7, 2001 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbeares include; Tommy, Mike, and Jake Minnix, Jason and Andrew Bell, Randall and Wesley Bryant, Floyd and Joshua Cauley, and Thomas Scoggin 

Mr. William Doyle Scruggs, a lifelong resident of Dekalb County, Alabama died Tuesday. November 6, 2001. He was born in Fort Payne on May 29, 1943. He graduated from The Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Alabama in 1965. Upon his graduation from the University of Alabama Law School in 1968, he began practicing law in Fort Payne, Alabama, where he practiced until his death. He was a member of the Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Alabama, President of the Alabama State Bar Association in 1986-87, a member of the Board of Bar Commissioners from 1973 to 1992, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Bar Foundation and the Alabama Bar Foundation, and received the Alabama State Award of Merit 1982. Scruggs also served as a judge on the Alabama Court of the Judiciary from 1984 until his death. An avid hunter and outdoorsman, Scruggs was a member of the Safari Club International and the British Association for Shooting and Conversation. He hunted in Afghanistan, Africa, Argentina, Austria, Germany, Iran, Scotland, Spain and his beloved Lookout Mountain. He is survived by his Wife; Kay Malone Scruggs of Fort Payne. Daughter; Shannon Scruggs Campagna ; a Son-in-law; Christopher Campagna, Granddaughter, Elizabeth Banks Campagna of Alexandria. Virginia. Sister, Jane Scruggs of Huntsville, Alabama. Special Friends Banks Robertson and Judge John Bryan Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2001 at 11am CST from the First Baptist Church of Fort Payne with Dr. Pat McFadden, Dr. Mark Lacey and Rev. Bobby Welch officiating. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Fort Payne, AL. The family request contribution be made to the Cancer Research Foundation of America , 1600 Duke St. Suite 110, Alexandria, Va. 22314. Phone number 800-227-2732. Pallbearers include; Mack Cooper, Jim Parson, Ronnie Chitwood, Steve Brewer, Devan Lowe, Charlie Landstreet, Jim Jordan and David Rains.  Honorary Pallbearers include Paul Thomas, Randall Cole. E. Allen Dodd,Jr., J. David Dodd. Patricia Kellett, David Smith, Reggie Hamner, Randy Wilson, Randy Owen. Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry, R.G. Wilson, David Wear, John Robert Williamson, Don Wood, Peggy Lee, Margie Roden, Kaye Bussman, Debra Brisendine, Shalia Whiteside, and Linda Chitwood

Mr. Robert William Beck, Sr. age 78 of Fort Payne, AL passed away at his residence Tuesday, November 6, 2001 following a lengthy illness. Robert was well known as "Beck" of Fergy and Beck Body Shop, which later became Beck's Body Shop. he served in the USAF during WWII in Italy 780th  Bombardment from McCook Air Base in Nebraska. He was precede in death  by his Wife; Hazel M. Beck, Son; Robert William "Bobby" Beck and a Daughter; Ellen Lynn Beck. Survivors include his Daughter and Son-in-law; Karen and Kevin Lacy, Grandchildren; John Gabriel and Emily Rebecka of Newport News, VA Brother-in-law; Thomas N. Tidwell and many Nieces and Nephews Karen and Kevin would like to thank the many friends that call and came by during Dad's illness; this meant so much to him. To the  ICU Nurses, You always willing to help in any possible way to make Dad comfortable. To Mark his Hospice Nurse, To Carol Dennis and Selma McElhaney blessings to us. Words are not enough to let you know what your love and caring has meant. Funeral services will be Friday, November 9, 2001 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Murdock officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. 

Dr. Marie Adele Hughes-Prater of Norman, OK passed away Friday, November 9, 2001 in Norman, OK. Adele was born September 2, 1914 in Johnson City, IL., daughter of Dorothy Marie Huggins Hughes and the late John Arthur Hughes. She was Professor emeritus at University of Oklahoma and active in the Battered Women's Shelter. Graveside service will be 1pm CST Wednesday, November 14, 2001 Burial will follow in the Walker's Chapel Cemetery. the family will receive friends. Tuesday, November 12, 2001 from 5 until 8pm CST at the funeral home. Survivors include her Husband; Talmadge R. Prater Mother; Dorothy Hughes of Johnson City, IL Brothers; Terry Hughes of Center, MO., and Kevin Hughes of Los Angeles, CA Sisters; Ellen Ignacius of Arlington, VA., and Kathleen Brighton of Belleville, IL 6 Nephews and 1 Niece 

Mrs. Rosie Tomie Jackson age 80 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Thursday, November 22, 2001 at the Collinsville Health Care. Mrs. Jackson was a native of  Dekalb County, AL, born May 4, 1921, daughter of the  late Hugh and Delia Hancock Tommie. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and a Housewife. She was preceded in death by her Husband; Horace Jackson in January 1997  Funeral service will be Saturday, November 24, 2001 at 11am CST at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Loveless (McNutt) Cemetery. Rev. Ronnie Highfield officiating Survivors include her Daughter and Son-in-laws; Pat and John Helms of Sand Rock, AL Wanda and Ray Whaley of Sand Rock, AL., Linda and Jack Leonard of Centre, AL., and Peggy and Woody Wood of Gadsden, AL Sisters; Mary Aune of Coca Beach, FL and Katie Bachelor of Prattville, AL 8 Grandchildren, 7 Great-Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great-Grandchild 

Mr. L. E. Wells age 62 of Fort Payne (Blake Community) passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2001 at his residence. Mr. Wells was a native of Dekalb County, AL, born July 9, 1939 son of the late Emory and Leta Everett Wells. He was a member of the Wesley's Chapel United Methodist Church Funeral service will be Saturday, November 24, 2001 at 1pm CST from the Wesley's Chapel United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Wesley's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 23, 2001 from 5 until 8pm CST at the funeral home. Survivors include his Wife; Linda Akins Wells Son; Richard Wells of Fort Payne, AL Brothers; Tommy Wells of Rainsville, AL. and Henry Pete Wells of Rainsville, AL Sister Marcella Wells of Rainsville, AL 

Mrs. Ethel Mae Lyons age 71 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, November 26, 2001 in the BMC Dekalb Hospital. Mrs. Lyons was born April 8, 1930 in Collinsville, AL daughter of the late Fred and Ina Bobo Cole. She was a member of Mt Carmel Baptist Church. Funeral service will be Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 2pm CST at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Thomas Cagle officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 until 8pm CST Wednesday, November 28, 2001 at the funeral home. Survivors include her Daughter and Son-in-law; Sue and Tim Pettitt of Fort Payne, AL Sister and Brother-in-law; Doris and B. L. McCollum of Collinsville, AL Sister-in-law; Ann Cole of Collinsville, AL Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law;  Betty and Bob LaMunyon Grandchildren; Melissa and Kimberly Kirkland, Stephanie and Matt Forman 2 Great-Grandchildren 

Mrs. Mary B. Shankles age 98 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Thursday, November 29, 2001 at the nursing home in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. Shankles was born December 30 1902 the daughter of the late Will and Gertrude Richards Byrd in walker County, GA. Mrs. Shankles was a member of the First Methodist Church in Fort Payne, AL and she attended Berry School in Georgia. Survivors include her Son; James (Ted) Shankles of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Gorma Stallard of Avon Park, FL., Ruth Massey of Fort Oglethorpe, GA., and Susie Byrd of Fort Oglethorpe, GA 2 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren Graveside services will be 1pm CST Alabama Time and 2pm CST Georgia Time at the Tennessee Georgia Memorial Gardens in Rossville, GA with Dr. Mark Lacey officiating. 

Mr. Charles Raymond Swindall age 65 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Thursday, November 29, 2001 at his residence. Mr. Swindall was born  March 26, 1936 in St. Clair County, AL., son of the late William Oliver and  Annie Mae House Swindall. Funeral service will be 10am CST on Saturday, December 1, 2001 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev, Ronald Berry officiating. Burial will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in St. Clair County. Survivors include his Wife; Ruby may Ramsey Swindall of Fort Payne, AL Daughters; Brenda Jones of Fort Payne, AL., Lynda Haywood and June Cooksey both of Rainsville, AL., and Rhonda Swindall of Fort Payne, AL Sons; Jerry Swindall of Fort Payne, AL., Terry Swindall of Scottsboro, AL., Ricky Swindall of Sylvania, AL, David Swindall, William Swindall, Johnny Swindall,  and Jimmy Swindall all of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Clara Inman of MO., Mae Monk of Gadsden, AL., Ann Adams of CA., and Mary Little of Birmingham, AL Brothers;  James Swindall and Will Swindall both of St. Clair County, AL 12 Grandchildren and 1 Great-Grandchild 

Mrs. Pearl Leo Bryson Garmany age 88 of Adamsburg Community, Fort Payne, AL passed away Saturday, December 8, 2001 at her residence. following an extended illness. Mrs. Garmany was a native of Dekalb County. Born March 21, 1913, daughter of the late James Fidell and Beulah Gooswin Bryson. She was a member of  the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her  Husband; Ivery Garmany in 1985. Funeral service will be Monday, December 10, 2001 at 2pm CST at the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Highfield and Rev. Carl Butler officiating.  Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery. Pallbearers include; Jackie Owen, Randall Henderson, mark Berry, Paul Garmany, Timothy Garmany, and Randy Bowman. Survivors include her Sons; David Garmany of Trion, GA., Verlon Garmany of Fort Payne, AL., and Jerry Garmany of Washington, D.C. Daughters; Jewel Crane of Fort Payne, AL., Bernice Smith of Rainsville, AL., Shirley Pitts of Centerville, TN., Faye Berry of Atlanta, GA., Bonnie Pethel of Gainsville, GA Carolyn Zavalla of Atlanta, GA and Phyllis Gant of Fort Payne, AL 17 Grandchildren, Several Step-Grandchildren and Several Great-Grandchildren 

Mr. Mack M. Simpson  age 84 of Collinsville, AL passed away Friday, December 21, 2001 at his residence. Mr. Simpson was a native of Dekalb County, AL., born February 5, 1917, son of the late James Mack and Emma Renfroe Simpson. He was a member of the Portersville Baptist Church and retired from Sola Electric. He was preceded in death by a Daughter;  DeLinda Simpson and Granddaughter; Darby Simpson. Funeral services will be 2pm CST Sunday, December 23, 2001 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim McCord and Rev. James Young officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery The family will receive friends Saturday, December 22, 2001 at the funeral home from 3:30pm until 8pm CST Survivors include his Wife; Edna Faye Simpson of Collinsville, AL Son and Daughter-in-law; Dewayne and Linda Simpson of Fort Payne, AL Sister; Ruby Blalock of Fort Payne, AL Grandson; Kenny Duane Simpson of Fort Payne, AL 

Mrs. Mary Dot Mefford passed away Friday, December 21, 2001 at her  residence. Mrs. Mefford was born January 7, 1941 in Dekalb County, AL., daughter of the late Carl and Martha Everett Miller. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 22, 2001 at 2pm CST at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Mt. View Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 22, 2001 at 12:30 pm CST until time of service. Survivors include her Daughters; Pam Copeland of Fort Payne, AL Patricia Isom of Arab, AL Sons; Johnny Ray Mefford of Fyffe, AL., and Jeffery Mefford of Birmingham, AL Sisters; Polly Eberhart, Barbara Hill, and Nell Culpepper all of Marietta, GA 6 Grandchildren and 2 Great-Grandchildren 

Mrs. Wanda Mae Hall age 61 of Valley Head, AL passed away Thursday, January 10, 2002 at her residence. Mrs. Hall was born December 23, 1940, daughter of the late M. C. and Martha Beaty Morgan. She was a member of the Hammondville Baptist Church and a retired from Sola Electric. She was preceded in death by her Husband; Claudell Hall Funeral service will be2pm CST Sunday, January 123, 2002 from Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Johnson and Rev. Bill Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Whitehall Cemetery. Survivors include her Son and Daughter-in-law; Michael and Sherrie Hall of Valley Head, AL Brothers; Charles Morgan of Rising Fawn, GA., and Howard Morgan of Ringgold, GA Sister; Betty Michlig of Abbotsford, WI Grandchildren; Rece Hall and Jason Hall 

Mr. W. F. (Freck) Robertson age 77 of Cullman, AL formerly of  Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, January 7, 2002 in Cullman, AL Mr. Robertson was born August 28, 1924 in Chattanooga, TN son of the late Claude C. and Dovie Roxie Walls Robertson. He was owner and operator of Robertson Speedometer Shop and a member of the Church of Christ and VFW. Funeral service will be 2pm CST Wednesday, January 9, 2002 at the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Randy Owens of East Cullman Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Survivors include his Wife; Greta Gardner Robertson of Cullman, AL Daughters; Vicki Wilson of Nashville, TN and Cathi Gentry of Birmingham, AL Sisters; Opal Windsor  and Lil Lowery both of Fort Payne, AL., Venice Culpepper of Pell City, AL., Retha Olsen of Merritt Island, FL Brother; Loyd Robertson of Fort Payne, AL 4 Grandchildren 

Mr. James Wyman Fields, Sr.  age 69 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2002 in the BMC Hospital. Mr. Fields was born July 23, 1932 in Henry County, GA., son of the late Arnold and Mattie Pearl Turner Fields. He was a member of the  Southeast Baptist Church. Mr. Fields served with the Airborne Division of the  U. S. Army in the Korean War and was a retired Teamster.  Survivors include his Wife; Sara Jane Fields of 46 years. Son and Daughter-in-law; Jimmy and April Fields of Collinsville, AL Brother; William Fields of McDonough, GA Sister; Bernice Sams of Lovejoy, GA Several Nieces and Nephews.  Funeral service will be 11am CST Saturday, January 12, 2002 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earnest Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8pm CST 

Mr. Foil Lee Hester age 83 of Pine Ridge Community Fort Payne, AL passed away Friday, January 11, 2002 at his residence. Mr. Hester was born October 13, 1918 in Fort Payne, AL, son of the late Jeff David and Alva Hardin Hester. He was a member of Mt. Herman Baptist Church and  Fort Payne Masonic Lodge #437. He was retired from the Hosiery Mill  Industry where her worked as a knitting machine fixer for over 50 years. His Sons; Robert Foil Hester and Darrel Lee Hester preceded him in death. Funeral service will be 2pm CST Monday, January 14, 2002 from  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Oren Ledford and Rev. J. T. Williams officiating. Masonic Graveside Service  will be in the Glenwood Cemetery. Survivors include his Wife; Ophia Stamper Hester of Fort Payne, AL Brother; Charles Ray Hester of Fort Payne, AL Several Nieces and Nephews 

Mrs. Mildred Young Baxter age 77 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, January 14, 2002 at her residence.. She was born May 31, 1924  in Dekalb County, AL, daughter of the late Rufus Almon and Bessie Elizabeth Bishop Young. Her Husband; Robert D. (Dude) Baxter preceded  Mrs. Baxter in death. She was retired from W. B. Davis Mill and the Fountain Retirement Center and a member of Concord Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 2pm CST on Wednesday, January 16, 2002 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rev. Royce Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Survivors include her Daughter; Karen Baxter Sons; Ray Smalley and Robert Lynn Baxter Sister; Velera Wright all of Henagar, AL 5 Grandsons, 3 Great-Grandsons, 1 Great-Granddaughter, and several Nieces and Nephews 

Mrs. Virginia Coleman Ferguson passed away Sunday, January 20, 2002 in Cherokee County Nursing Home. She was born in Marshall County, AL daughter of the late Reuben and Ellen Wilburn Coleman. She was a member of the  First United Methodist Church in Fort Payne, AL She was preceded in death by her  Husband; C. N. Ferguson in 1980. Funeral service will be 3pm CST Monday, January 21, 2002 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Payne with Rev. Jimmy Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in the  Glenwood Cemetery. Memorial can be made to the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her Sister; Mrs. Velma Abernathy of Centre, AL Niece; Paula and John Coggin of Centre, AL Nephew; Billy Abernathy of Centre, AL 

Mr. Ernest W. Wright age 78 of Valley Head, AL passed away January 24, 2002 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mr. Wright was a member of the Second Baptist Church and retired owner of Wrights Paving Co. he was a native of Dekalb County, Alabama Son of the late Albert and Sally Scott Wright. Mr. Wright is survived by a daughter; Joyce Wright of Valley Head, AL Step-Son; Herman Mason of Houston, TX Brothers; Charlie and Kenneth Wright both of Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Lillie Dean and Virginia Williams both of Fort Payne, AL Linda Traffanstedt and Pam Harris both of Chickamauga, GA Bertha Taylor of Rock Springs, GA Step-Sisters; Barbara Taylor of Fort Payne, AL, Peggy Radcliffe of Rossville, GA 4 Grandchildren and 5 Great-Grandchildren Funeral service will be 3pm Saturday, January 26, 2002 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Screws officiating. Burial will follow in the Fort Payne Memorial Gardens 

Mr. Milford W. Jones age 82 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Friday, February 1, 2001 in Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Jones was a member of the Fort Payne Masonic Lodge #437, a veteran of WWII. He was the son of the late Elbert and Pearl Whitmire Jones. He was retired from Earth Grains Bakery as a maintenance technician. Mr. Jones is survived by a Son; David Jones of Mentone, AL Grandchildren; Dori, Zechariaha, and Casey Jones all of Mentone, AL Brother; C. D. Jones of Rainsville, AL Graveside service will be 1pm CST Monday, February 4, 2002 at Mt. View Memory Gardens with Rev. Jimmy Griffin officiating. 

Mrs. Bernice Carr age 88 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Sunday, May 4, 2002 Funeral service will be Tuesday, May 7, 2002 at the Wilson Funeral Home  Chapel. Burial will follow in the Allen Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday may 6, 2002 from 5 until 8pm CDT at the funeral home.

Mrs. Majorie J. Wagner age 81 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, May 6, 2002 at Dekalb BMC Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. Wagner was born in Oklahoma on April 15, 1921 daughter of the late Abram Ambross and Ruby Twiss Floyd. She was a member of the Heritage Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her Husband; Robert Wagner on July 22, 2001. Funeral service will be 2pm CDT Thursday May 9, 2002 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eulas Hughes, Rev. David Rednour and George Hughes officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Cemetery. Survivors include her Daughter; Particia Wagner of Fort Payne, AL Sons; Robert Lee Wagner, Jr. of Fort Payne, AL., Charles R. Wagner of Rome, GA., and  George Wagner of Fort Payne, AL Brother; Glenn Floyd of Illinois Sister; Billie Cook of Oklahoma 12 Grandchildren and 17 Great-Grandchildren

Mrs. Lola Mae Windsor age 92 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Wednesday,  May 8, 2002 in Dekalb BMC Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. Windsor was born April 1, 1910 Funeral service will be 2pm CDT Sunday, May 11, 2002 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Patton officiating. Burial will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 12 noon of Friday, May 10, 2002 at the funeral home. Survivors include her Daughters; Barbara Gail Green of Fort Payne, AL and Jane Dunn of Scottsdale AZ 2 Grandchildren

Mrs. Ellen Elizabeth Tate Skidmore age 98 of Madison, AL formerly of Fort Payne, AL passed away Thursday, May 9, 2002 at a health care center in Madison, AL. She was a native of Valley Head, AL the daughter of D. M. and Laura Walker Tate. She as a retired school teacher and later a nurse working in several Alabama Counties. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hartselle, AL serving  as a Sunday School Teacher for many years.  She is survived by her Daughters and Son-in-laws; Ann and Billy Walden of Madison, AL and Rebecca and Warren Straley of Manhattan Beach, CA Grandchildren; Brett Haas, Steve Straley,  2 Great-Grandchildren Graveside service will be 3:30pm CDT Saturday, May 11, 2002 at the Valley Head Cemetery in Valley Head, AL with Rev. Danny Moses officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, May, 11, 2002 from 1 until 3pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Howard Simpson of Fort Payne, AL passed away Friday, May 10, 2002 at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL Funeral service will be 3 pm CDT Sunday, May 12, 2002 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel Burial will follow in the Walker's Chapel Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Saturday, May 11, 2002 from 4 until 8pm CDT at the funeral home.

Infant Sean Christian Knicely passed away May 12, 2002 at BMC Hospital Graveside service will be Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 12 noon CDT at Walker's Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Tim Davis officiating. Burial will follow Survivors include his Parents; Shaun and Tabitha Thomason Knicely of Fort Payne, AL Sister; Summer Knicely of Fort Payne, AL Grandparents; David and Shelia Carter, Donald and Brenda Thomason all of Fort Payne, AL Great-Grandparents; Rutha Shellnut of Fort Payne, AL., Ida Thomason of Ringgold, GA., Milford and Desser Cook of Glenco, AL

Mrs. Ruby Hughes age 89 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2002 in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. Hughes was born October 17, 1912 in Dekalb County, AL, daughter of the late  William and Laura Swanson York. She was a seamstress and a member of the New Oregon United Methodist Church. Graveside service will be 11am CDT Friday, May 17, 2002 at Glenwood Cemetery with burial to follow. The family request no flowers, donations can be made to New Oregon United Methodist Church in Fort Payne, AL Survivors include her Daughter; Judith Puckett of Cartersville, GA Sisters; Dorothy Blalock of Mentone, AL., Vivian Stiles of Cloudland, GA., and Leona Chadwick of Trenton, GA Brothers; William S. York and Vernon E. York both of Fort Payne, AL Grandchildren; Phillip Puckett, Rick Hughes, and Gene Hughes,  Great-Grandchildren; Ryan and Abigail Hughes

Mr. Herschel B. Templeton age 78 of Rainsville, AL passed away Thursday, May 16, 2002at BMC Dekalb Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. he was born  March 16, 1924 in Alabama son of the late Walter and Lena Hall Templeton. He was a retired from Ford Motor Company and a member of the First Congreegational Methodist in Whitwell, TN funeral service will be 3pm CDT Saturday, May 18, 2002 at the  Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Griffith officiating. Burial will follow in the Town Creek Cemetery.. The family will receive friends on Friday, may 17, 2002 from 4 until 8pm CDT at the funeral home. Survivors include his Wife; Catherine R. Templeton of Rainsville, AL Daughters; Sandra Vescio of Las Vegas, NV., Carolyn Templeton of Detroit MI., and Charlotte Boling of West Virginia Sons; Alvin Templeton of West Virginia, Herschel Templeton, Jr. of Minn., and Donnie Templeton of West Virginia Step-Daughters; Faye Acuff of South Pittsburg, TN., Anna Murray of Whitwell, TN., and Stella Moore of South Pittsburg, TN. Step-Son; Andrew Murray, Jr. of Whitwell, TN Brother; Floyd Templeton of Valley Head, AL Sisters; Edna Lois Hart of Fort Payne, AL., and Estelle Templeton of Georgia 26 Grandchildren and 33 Great-Grandchildren

Mr. James Ed Freeman age 91 of Huntsville, AL formerly of Dekalb County, AL passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2002 in Jackson County Hospital. Mr. Freeman was born December 26, 1910, son of the late William and Maggie Lee Freeman. He was a retired farmer and member of the Fyffe Church of God. He was preceded in death by his Wife; Vera Freeman in 1997. Funeral service will be 11am CDT Friday, May 17, 2002 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Coy Hallmark and Rev. Fred Higgins officiating.. Burial will follow in the Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 8pm CDT at the funeral home. Survivors include his Daughter and Son-in-law; Janice and Douglas Lowther of Huntsville, AL Grandchildren; Ian and Kyle Lowther

Mrs. Priscilla Long Harris age 62 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Tuesday, may 14, 2002 in a  Chattanooga Hospital. Mrs. Harris was a native of Dekalb County, AL, born January 12, 2002 daughter of the late Ben W. and Annie Mae Odell Harris. She was retired from Fort Payne Bank. Survivors include her Husband; Ted Harris of Fort Payne, AL Daughter; Jennifer Harris of Fort Payne, AL Sons; Steve Pertree of Valley Head, AL and Tod Harris of Fort Payne, AL., Grandchildren; Matt Pertree and Raven Harris Graveside service will be 2pm CDT Thursday, May 17, 2002 at the Glenwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Edna Brunell Owens McGee age 83 of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, May 20, 2002 at BMC Hospital in Fort Payne, AL. Mrs. McGee was born January 26, 1919 in Dekalb County, AL  daughter of the late John William and Bessie Cooper Owens. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church Graveside service will be Wednesday, may 22, 2002 at 1pm at Glenwood Cemetery with Dr. Mark Lacey officiating. Survivors include her Sons; Dr. Steve McGee and Maurice McGee both Fort Payne, AL Sisters; Brownie Akins of Fort Payne, AL and Pluma Greene of Fyffe, AL Brothers; Edwin Owens of Glencoe, AL and Roy Owens of Scottsboro, AL Grandchild; John McGee 3 Great-Grandchildren

Mrs. Betty Jean Smith of Montgomery, AL passed away Friday, May 24, 2002. Mrs. Smith was a Baptist and a homemaker, she was a native of St. Joseph, Missouri. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Roddy and Lucy Smith of Milwaukee, WI, Rick and Sue Smith of Montgomery, AL, Randy Smith, grandchildren, Chantel Lyn Oakley, Christopher Smith, Allison Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Smith, General Manager of Heil Corp. Memorial services will be at 11:00AM Wednesday, May 29 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Wiregrass Hospice of Montgomery, AL.

Mrs. Mary Baker, age 73 of Mentone, passed away Thursday, May 23 at BMC DeKalb. Funeral services will be at 3:00 PM Saturday, May 25 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Evelyn Ovell Price Akins, of Fort Payne, passed away Tuesday, May 21 at BMC DeKalb. Mrs Akins was a native of DeKalb County and the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin and Laura Lou Cyndy Sterling Price. She was a member of the Fort Payne First United Methodist Church, and the Alphrine Driskell Sunday School Class. Graveside services were held Thursday, May 23 from the Glenwood Cemetery with Dr. Mark Lacey officiating. Survivors include three nieces. Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangement.

Mr. James Darrell Wooten, age 44 of Fort Payne passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at BMC DeKalb Hospital.Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Saturday from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 5 until 8 PM.

Mrs. Leona Barnett Goodman, age 86, of Fort Payne, AL passed away Monday, June 3, 2002 at her residence. Mrs. Goodman was born December 20, 1915 in DeKalb County, daughter of the late James "Jim" Lafayette and Georgia Foster Barnett. She was retired from Shugart's Hosiery Mill where she worked as a looper. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Live Oak, FL. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 5, 2002 at the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ernest Parker officiating. Burial will follow in the Mtn. View Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 4, 2002 from 5-8 PM at the funeral home. Survivors include: daughters, Elaine Goodman Gray of Fort Payne, Estelle Wills Lyons of Mayo, FL, sons, Wayne Wills of Rainsville, Donald Goodman of Fort Payne, sister Jessie Thompson of East Ridge, TN, 6 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Doyle J. Scott, 80 of Fort Payne died Thursday, June 6, 2002 at his residence. Mr. Scott was a native of DeKalb County, born October 27, 1921, son of the late James Franklin and Gussie Bryant Scott. He was a member of the Mt. Herman Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He was a veteran of WWII. He was the retired owner of Scott Pool Co. Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Sunday, June 9, 2002 from the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Orien Ledford and Rev. David House officiating. Burial will be in the Mountain View Memory Gardens. The family will accept flowers, or donation may be made to the Parkinson Disease Association of Mt. Herman Baptist Church. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and Deacons of Mt. Herman Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers. Survivors include his wife, Josie Mae Kerby Scott. Daughters and sons-in-law, Linda (Ed) Chadwick, Fort Payne, Barbara (Roger) Hope, Fort Payne, Melba (Wayne) Carden, Fort Payne, and Deborah (Steve) Jeffers, Tullahoma, TN. Sons and daughters-in-law, Doyle Wayne (Sandra) Scott, Fort Payne, Ronald Scott, Huntsville, AL, Don (Annette) Scott, Kennesaw, GA, and Clayton (T.J.) Scott, Fort Payne. Sisters, Mamie Eva Pike, Flat Rock, Yvonne Rogers, Fort Payne, and Scottie Clowers, Fort Payne. Brother, Dwight Scott, Soddy Daisey, TN, 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.


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