Becky Pence


Becky Pence, 71, of Albertville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

A memorial service was held for her Friday, Dec. 13, at Etowah Memorial Chapel. Rev. Jeremy Jones officiated.

She is survived by her daughter, Casey League (Mark); two grandsons; brother, Johnny Mack Poole.

Etowah Memorial Chapel directed.

Edward L. Swords


Edward L. Swords, 85 of Albertville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019.

His funeral service will be 2 p.m. today, Saturday, Dec. 14, at Albertville Memorial Chapel with burial to follow at Corinth Cemetery. Rev. Steve Stewart will be officiating.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. before the funeral.

He is survived by wife, Mary Swords; children, Yvonne McClendon (Greg), Kimberly Abbott (David), Shelia Pall (John); seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Albertville Memorial Chapel is directing.

James Daniel Whitten


James Daniel Whitten, 68, of Boaz, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

The family has chosen cremation; there will be no service at this time.

He is survived by his wife, Nina Whitten; son, Joey Whitten; daughter, Lori Whitten; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; step-children, Tammy Hagan, Mary Renfroe; four step great-grandchildren.

Etowah Memorial Chapel is directing.

Johnny Mack Brown


Johnny Mack Brown, 67, of Albertville, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.

He is survived by: Sheila Brown of Albertville; sons, Rodney Brown, Johnny Brown, Jamie Brown; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Joyce and Wallace Garrard, Barbara and Carl Alexander, Gail Works.

Noma Jean Baldwin


Noma Jean Baldwin, 73, of Albertville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

Funeral services will be held today, Saturday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at Adams Brown Service Chapel with Bro.’s Gene Lambert, Lynn Darnell and Alvis Treece officiating. Burial will follow in Martling Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Baldwin; daughters, Donna (Danny) Kennedy, Deborah Baldwin; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Della Lemley, Mary Ann Lemley.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

DeAndra Ruth Cleghorn


DeAndra Ruth Cleghorn, age 49, of Boaz, died Dec. 10, 2019 at Shepherd’s Cove Hospice.

Funeral Service will be Friday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m. in the McRae Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff Teele and Bro. Russ Mathis officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m.

She is survived by husband Ken Cleghorn of Boaz, Alabama, Sons William Cleghorn and Daniel Cleghorn; Sister & Brother-in-law Katy & Rob Moore, Katy Moore, mother Marian “Tyke” Ransum; nieces Emilie Moore & Ally Moore.

She is preceded in death by grandparents: Clarence & Winnie Dean and uncle Buddy Dean.

Pallbearers will be Robert M. Moore, Phillip Prater, Rick Ragsdale, John Demeticis, Gary Kittle, Donny Kelley.


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