Carol Diane Collins

Wildwood, Florida

Carol Diane Collins, 64, of Wildwood, Florida, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Ms. Collins was born June 2, 1955, in Duluth, Georgia, to Curtis Lee Gibbs and Violet Pike Gibbs. She grew up in the Sand Mountain region of Alabama before moving to Fort Pierce, Florida. Carol moved to Wildwood with her husband and son in 1988 from Fort Pierce. She was a devout Christian, being brought up in the Church of God. Carol was a singer/songwriter, played five musical instruments and composed 500 songs and poems. She worked for The Villages for the last 10 years. She was a beloved mother and best friend to her son. Survivors include her only child, Ryan Traynor, of Wildwood, Florida; siblings, Curtis Wendell Gibbs and Audrey Gibbs, of Oneonta; Loretta Gibbs Wilson, of Albertville; Howard Samuel Gibbs and Doris Gibbs, of Eastpoint, Florida; Patricia Rebeccah Gibbs Camp and Johnny Ray Camp, of Crossville; Terry Lee Gibbs and Patti Gibbs, of Grey Court, South Carolina; and Angela Gibbs Crandall, of Panama City, Florida. Online condolences may be shared by visiting Arrangements are entrusted to Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, Wildwood.

Luther “Wayne” Coggin


Mr. Luther “Wayne” Coggin left his earthly home for his heavenly home on Sept. 8, 2019. He was born on June 28, 1942, in Birmingham. Mr. Coggin was predeceased by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Washington Coggin, Sr. (Barbaree); sister, Esther Coggin Ash and her husband, Wayne, all of Birmingham, Alabama; sister, Jeanne Holdren, of Jacksonville, Florida; and granddaughter, Mary Katherine Grace Wells, of Jacksonville, Florida.

He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 56 years, Helen Henry Coggin, of Albertville; three daughters: Susan Coggin Trawick, of Orange Beach; Teresa Coggin Hester (Alan), of Greenville; and Paige Coggin, of Jacksonville, Florida. He is also survived by brothers: Derrick Coggin (Gail), of Gainesville, Georgia; Mark Coggin, Sr. (Charlotte), of Birmingham; and Luther Washington Coggin, Jr. (Blanche), of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; and brother-in-law, James Henry (Della), of Albertville. He leaves behind eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Mr. Coggin graduated from Woodlawn High School. After attending the University of Montevallo, Wayne spent his entire career in the automotive industry. He loved the Lord with all of his heart and was a faithful member of Brashers Chapel Church.

Mr. Coggin’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Brashers Chapel Church in Albertville, at 11:30 a.m. with visitation before the service at 10:30 a.m.

The family expresses special thanks to all the nurses and nurse assistants of Encompass Hospice Care. Memorials may be made to Brashers Chapel Congregational Methodist Church, 16311 Brashers Chapel Road, Albertville, Alabama, 35951.

Albertville Memorial Chapel is directing.

Melba Allison


Melba Allison, 80, of Albertville, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.

Funeral services are today, Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., at Adams Brown Service Chapel with Bro. James N. Allison officiating. Burial will follow in Rock Springs Cemetery.

Survivors include her spouse, James Allison; daughter, Danielle (Mike) Benson; stepsons, Jimmy (Pam) Allison, Edwin (Mary) Allison, Greg Allison; sisters, Jean Eubanks, Sandra (Wendell) Grimes, Patsy (Albert) Reyes, Jackie (David) Scott; brother, Terry (Donna) Camp; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

Jeanette Hone Wycuff Robinson

Rockwood, Tennessee

Jeanette Hone Wycuff Robinson, 77, of Rockwood, Tennessee, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 9, at Albertville Funeral Home Downtown Chapel with burial following in New Canaan Cemetery. Stacey Brogdon and Bill Lackey officiated.

She is survived by her daughter, Edit Marie Wycuff; sons, Ottis Jerome “Junior” Wycuff, Jr., Robert Porter “Red” Wycuff, Hansel Wayne “Tiny” Wycuff (Sandy); sisters, Nancy Lynn Morgan, Betty Lynn Lemaster; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren.

Albertville Funeral Home Downtown assisted the family with arrangements.


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