Alan Weldon Phillips


Alan Weldon Phillips, 61, of Attalla, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

Per his request he will be cremated and no formal services are being planned.

He is survived by his sisters, Sandra Curtis, Shelby Edins (Tom), Patricia Downer, Teresa Cook, Marsha Barclay (Rodney); brother, Jerry Phillips (Diane).

Albertville Funeral Home Downtown is assisting the family with arrangements.

 Johnnie Sue Plunkett


Johnnie Sue Plunkett, 82, of Crossville passed away Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019. 

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Crossville Memorial Chapel with burial to follow at Skirum Cemetery. Rev. Paul Vick and Rev. Tony Lees will be officiating. Visitation will be 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

She is survived by her daughter, Suzetta Stewart; son-in-law, Jason Stewart.

Crossville Memorial Chapel Directing.

 Linda S. Cain


Linda S. Cain, 68, of Albertville, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

There will be no formal services as family has chosen cremation.

She is survived by her daughter, April Mills; stepdaughters, Linda Busha, Dianne Holland; son, James Busha; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Debbie White.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home. 

Margaret Evelyn Rowan


Mrs. Margaret Evelyn Rowan, 84, of Boaz, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 18, at McRae Chapel with Bro. Ricky Williams and Bro. Nick Bayne officiating. Interment followed in the Hillcrest Cemetery. 

She is survived by her husband, Rev. J. P. Rowan of Boaz; son and daughter-in-law, Rodney James and Renea Rowan of Guntersville; daughters and son-in-law, Margaret Rebecca Battles of Altoona, Deborah Evelyn and Lynn Bayne of Sardis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Carr of Attalla, Ethel Kennedy of Boaz.  

Michael Jerome Murdock


Michael Jerome Murdock, 65, of Boaz passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

He will have a memorial service 4 p.m. Friday, Dec 20, at Etowah Memorial Chapel. Father Aaron Raulerson will be officiating. Visitation will be 3 until 4 p.m. before the service at the funeral home.

Mr. Murdock is survived by his wife of 45 years, Judy Murdock; daughter, Sara Evangeline Murdock (Timothy Kersey); son, Duncan Andrew Murdock; brothers, Archie Murdock, Thomas Murdock. 

Etowah Memorial Chapel Directing. 

Thomas Michael Black

Monterey, Tennessee

Thomas Michael Black, 64, of Monterey, Tennessee passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

His funeral service was held Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Crossville Memorial Chapel. Burial followed at Crossville Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Tarvin officiated the service.

He is survived by his children, Savannah and Nicholas Black; brother, Joe Black.

Crossville Memorial Chapel Directing. 

Brenda Carolyn Bruce

Cedar Bluff

Brenda Carolyn Bruce, 80, of Cedar Bluff, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Geraldine Funeral Home with Bro. Shawn Sims officiating. Burial followed in Union Cemetery at Double Bridges. Geraldine Funeral Home directed.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Lamax Bruce of Cedar Bluff; daughter, Nancy Bruce Pendergrass (Lonny) of Fort Payne; grandchildren, Dalton Bruce Pendergrass, Caroline Elysse Pendergrass both of Fort Payne; sisters, Genelle Mayfield (Jimmy) of Whiton, Catherine Freeman (Lamar) of Geraldine.

 Tonya Glassco


Tonya Glassco, 47, of Albertville, died Nov. 26, 2019, at her residence.

Funeral services were Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. at McRae Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kenny Brown officiating. Burial followed in Rock Springs Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Dan Glassco; son & daughter-in-Law: Daniel Harvey & Hannah Glassco, Jr., daughter: Jessica Ann Cornelius; three grandchildren; and numerous brothers and sisters.


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