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Bonnie BumpusBonnie Faye Bumpus, 86, of Athens, Alabama, died Friday, June 14, 2024 at Limestone Health Facility. Mrs. Bumpus was born January 5, 1938 in Lauderdale County. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Athens and was a homemaker. Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home in Athens with Randy Johnson...Obituary
Ann Gordon 1933 - 2024Ann Kennemer Gordon, 91, of Athens, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at Hospice Family Care. Mrs. Gordon was born on May 3, 1933, in Athens, to Maclin Sloss Kennemer and Mary Katherine Chambers Kennemer. Mrs. Gordon is survived by her sons, William R. Gordon, Jr., of Hoover, Thomas H. Gordon (Kerri) of...Obituary
George HambyGeorge Arthur Hamby Sr., 87 of Athens, Alabama, died Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at his residence. Services will be 4pm Friday at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with burial in Reunion Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 6-9pm at Spry Funeral Home.Death Notice
Col. (Ret.) Melvin McLemore 1938 - 2024Col. (Ret) Melvin Jackson McLemore, 85 of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at Huntsville Hospital. Col. McLemore was born on October 29, 1938, in Athens, to Grady and Ruby Pugh McLemore. His 30 year military career as an US Active Duty Officer consists of time in the Signal, Aviation, and Air Traffic...Obituary
Ollie MacMurray 1934 - 2024Ollie Mae MacMurray, 90, of Decatur, Ala., passed away Friday, June 7, 2024, at her residence. Mrs. MacMurray was born May 15, 1934 to Ollie Otra Hargrove and Lura Mae Powers Hargrove. She was a member of Austinville Baptist Church. She loved God, country and her work as a management Analyst at Armory Missile...Obituary
Mary GilbertMary Elizabeth "Lib" Gilbert, 98, of Athens died Friday, May 31, 2024 at Limestone Health and Rehab. She was born June 22, 1925, in Athens Alabama to Judge James Emanuel Clem and Clara Hine Clem. She was a lifelong member of First Methodist Church of Athens. She began working in Washington D.C. after the war for the...Obituary
Willa BerzettWilla Dean Berzett, 93, of Athens, Alabama, died Saturday, June 1, 2024 at Athens Limestone Hospital. There will be a 11 a.m. Graveside Service Monday, June 10, 2024, at Roselawn Cemetery, no visitation is planned. Spry Funeral Home in Athens is directing. Mrs. Berzett was born April 10, 1931 in Limestone County,...Obituary
George Braly Jr. 1929 - 2024George Lancaster Braly, Jr. was born to George L. Braly, Sr. and Katharyn Worsham Braly Feb. 25, 1929 on the farm in Tanner. He left this earth surrounded by his family May 28, 2024 at age 95. He grew up in Tanner, graduated from Tanner High School and was a life-long member of Tanner United Methodist Church. After...Obituary
George Coulter Jr. 1938 - 2024George Dewey "G.D." Coulter, Jr., 85, of Ardmore, Alabama passed away Saturday, June 1,2024, at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, Alabama. Born Aug. 7, 1938, Mr. Coulter lived in Ardmore all of his life. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired Madison County employee and auctioneer. He was also a business...Obituary
Alice NewtonAlice Adell Newton, age 95, of Athens died Sunday at her residence. Mrs. Newton was born June 22, 1928 in Limestone County, a homemaker and a member of Round Island Baptist Church in Athens. Services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Spry Funeral Home with Mike Green officiating, burial will follow in...Obituary
Mary Fossett 1965 - 2024Mary Beth Fossett, age 58, of Athens, Alabama peacefully passed away from an extended illness in Florence, Alabama on May 17, 2024. She was born in Athens, Alabama on December 26, 1965, to Gerald Randy Fossett and Elizabeth Bailey Fossett. Mary Beth was a graduate of Athens High School Class of 1984 where she was...Obituary
David Owen 1958 - 2024Mr. Owen passed away Thursday, May 23, 2024 in Tallahassee, Florida. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 28, at 3 p.m. at McConnell Funeral Home chapel, with visitation from 1-3 p.m. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery.Death Notice
Maurice Romine 1941 - 2024Maurice Gene Romine passed away peacefully at his home on May 20, 2024, surrounded by family. He was born on October 18, 1941, in Nashville, TN, to Ollen Tate (OT) and Jewel Stinnett Romine. Services will be held at Legacy Chapel Funeral Home on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:45 PM CDT...Obituary
Virgil McCubbinsVirgil Eugene McCubbins, 58, of Athens, Alabama passed away May 9, 2024, at River City Nursing Home in Decatur. He was born March 14, 1966, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Virge and Ellen (Mracle) McCubbins. Survived by his son, Bradley McCubbins; daughter, Lyla McCubbins; brothers, Ronnie, Charles, and Michael...Obituary
Mary Fossett 1965 - 2024Mary Beth Fossett, age 58, of Athens, Alabama peacefully passed away from an extended in Florence, Alabama on May 17, 2024. She was born in Athens, Alabama on December 26, 1965, to Gerald Randy Fossett and Elizabeth Bailey Fossett. Mary Beth was a graduate of Athens High School Class of 1984 where she was head...Obituary
Joseph McCook 1935 - 2024Joseph John (Jay) McCook, 89, of Athens, Alabama, passed away on May 18, 2024. Born on May 11, 1935 in Syracuse, N.Y., he was the youngest of three boys and spent his early years in New York and Chicago. As a boy, he was adventurous and resourceful, navigating the bustling cities with a fearless spirit. He went on...Obituary
Paulette Clark 1944 - 2024Paulette Cowan Clark, 79, of Lester, Alabama, passed away in her home on Saturday, May 18, 2024. She was born on September 10, 1944, to parents William "Couch" Cowan and Jessie Mae Carwile. Mrs. Clark is survived by her children, DeRhonda McKleroy (Wayne) and Kim Dyer (Eric); grandchildren, Jarrod McKleroy (Holly),...Obituary
William SissonMr. William Eugene Sisson, age 87, joined his heavenly Father on Thursday, May 16. He was the son of the late Otto and Etta Sisson and was born on November 28, 1936, in Phil Campbell, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Martha Bromley Sisson. Mr. Sisson grew up working alongside his father on...Obituary
Doris MosleyDoris Juanita Echols Mosley, 89, of Lexington passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Visitation for Ms. Doris will be Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church in Rogersville with the funeral service following. Burial will be in Bonnertown Cemetery. Marty Mosley will be officiating. Visit...Obituary
Lelia BlizzardLelia Louise Bourdin was born on November 19, 1939, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, to Lelia (née Courtenay) and Adolph Bourdin, Sr. After attending Perkinston Junior College, she earned a bachelor's degree in Home Economics from the University of Southern Mississippi. She earned a master's degree in Clothing and...Obituary
Joyce PayneMrs. Joyce Culverhouse Payne passed away on May 12, 2024, at Limestone Rehab and Nursing Facility in Athens, Alabama. She was 94 years old. Graveside service was at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at Woodlawn Memory Gardens in Ozark, Alabama with Mr. Don McCall officiating. Interment followed, Holman Funeral Home...Obituary
Hubert ChittamHubert Ellis Chittam, 85, of Athens, Alabama, died Monday, May 13, 2024, at his residence. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Casey Harbin, Tony Andrews and Mike Pressnell officiating, visitation 11 a.m. until service Thursday at Spry Funeral Home. Graveside service will be...Obituary
Ricky Cain 1988 - 2024Ricky Ray Cain, 35, Toney, Ala., passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at Piedmont Healthcare in Columbus, Ga. No services are planned at this time. Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family.Death Notice
Jason EmersonJason Roger Emerson, 51, of Athens, Alabama, died Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at Athens Limestone Hospital. Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Mike Moore officiating, burial in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation Monday 12 p.m. until service at Spry Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Jason...Obituary

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