Dortha Benefield Shankles


Dortha Benefield Shankles, 69, of Albertville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

She will have a memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Albertville Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. before the service at the funeral home.

Shankles is survived by her husband, Don Shankles; children, Tiffanie Couch (Mark), Melissa Shankles, Mike Shankles (Joni); seven grandchildren; sister, Margaret Grice (Gerald); brother, Bobby Benefield (Vicki).

In lieu of flowers please make donation to your favorite charity.

Albertville Memorial Chapel is directing.

James Hale


James Hales, 73, of Crossville, passed away Friday Nov. 22, 2019.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 24, at Adams Brown Service Chapel with burial in Memory Hill. Bro. Wayne Tarvin officiated.

He is survived by his wife, JoAnn Hale; daughters, Kristie Loyd (Michael), Cindy Curtis (James); four grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

Lillie Jeanette Jolley


Lillie Jeanette Jolley, 82, of Crossville passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.

Her funeral service was held Sunday, Nov. 24, at Crossville Memorial Chapel. Burial followed in Dekalb Memorial Gardens. Rev. Shane Stephens officiated.

Jolley is survived by her children, Sherry Buckelew (Jack), Rickey Jolley (Cristia), Lesa Renfroe (Kevin), Angie Harper; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, three great great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Junior Frost, Tony Frost, Mary Rowell, Linda Scott, Marie Owens.

Crossville Memorial Chapel directed.

Patsy Joan Gross


Patsy Joan Gross, 75, of Guntersville, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 25, at Adams Brown Service Chapel. Burial followed in Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Cemetery. Bro. Bret Hogland officiated.

She is survived by her husband, James Gross; sons, Steven Gross, David Gross (Shannon); five grandchildren; sister, Dean McDowell.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral home.


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