Flora Brooks Wilborn


Flora Brooks Wilborn, 72, passed away on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 at Huntsville Hospital with her husband, her two children and her loving family by her side.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 17, at Marshall Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Brooks officiating. Burial followed in Memory Hill Cemetery in Albertville.

Flora was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ollie Brooks, and two grandchildren who were angels.

Mrs. Wilborn was born and raised in Marshall County. She was a 1965 graduate of Albertville High School and after she graduated, she met the love of her life Billy Ray Wilborn.

Billy and Flora married Jan. 14, 1967, and enjoyed a 53-year marriage filled with love and laughter. Their first child, Billy Ray Wilborn, Jr., was born four years after they married and brought immense joy to the loving couple. Four years later, their family was complete with the birth of their beautiful daughter Regina.

Flora enjoyed a wonderful life providing for her family as the domestic engineer. She loved nothing more than providing for her husband and her two children.

After her children started school, she enjoyed a career working as an administrative assistant analyzing data for companies that she worked for at the time.

One of her many passions was genealogy, she was very interested in finding out the DNA results of her family, including her brothers and sisters.

In her spare time, she was always doing crosswords and Sudoku puzzles.

Flora is survived by her loving husband, Billy Wilborn; her son, Ray Wilborn and his wife Tracy; her daughter, Regina Vick; her grandson, Jeffery James Vick, Jr.; her brothers, Williams Brooks and his wife Karen, Robert Brooks and his wife Cynthia; sister, Joyce Brooks Baugh; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Marshall Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Tammy Lynn Beaird Hollingsworth


Tammy Lynn Beaird Hollingsworth, 61, of Guntersville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

Funeral services are today, Saturday, Jan. 18 at 1 p.m. at Albertville Funeral Home Downtown Chapel with burial to follow in Marshall Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Kenny Sanders will officiate. The family will visit with friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. prior to the service.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Hollingsworth; daughters, Kimberly Donald (Bryan), Amanda Miller; sisters, Rite Greer (Sunny), Donna Hanvey (Harold); brother, Shannon Beaird; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Albertville Funeral Home Downtown is assisting the family with arrangements.


John Bob Young


John Bob Young, 35, of Albertville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

His funeral service was held Friday, Jan. 17 at Albertville Memorial Chapel. Rev. Curtis Mason officiated the service.  The family chose cremation following the service.

He is survived by his parents, James and Shelia Young; brothers, Shane (Heather) Crumbley and Adam (Heather) Young. 

Albertville Memorial Chapel directed.


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