Melba Martin

Horton

Melba Martin, 84, of Horton, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019.

Graveside services will be today, Thursday, July 25, at noon at Douglas Cemetery. Bro.Roy Martin and Bro. Jeff Edwards will officiate.

Mrs. Martin is survived by her daughters, Jane Bonds, Marlene Winfrey (Danny), Kathy Whitten (Lamar); son, Ben Martin; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

Arrangement entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

James Allen Gaskin

Oneonta

James Allen Gaskin, 58, of Oneonta, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019.

Funeral services will be today, July 25, at 11 a.m. at McRae Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery. Rev. Jerry Mims will officiate.

Mr. Gaskin is survived by his brother, Thomas Gaskin; one nephew and one great niece.

McRae Funeral Home is directing.

Lula Murphey Willmore

Albertville

Lula Murphey Willmore, 97, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at her residence.

Her funeral services were held Wednesday, July 24, at Albertville Memorial Chapel. Burial followed in Marshall Memorial Gardens. Rev. Gene Lambert officiated.

She is survived by her daughter, Elaine Garrard (Neal); six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild.

Albertville Memorial Chapel directed.

Robert Ambrosia

Gardendale

Robert Ambrosia, 30, of Gardendale, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Graveside services will be today, Thursday, July 25, at 2 p.m. at Skirum Cemetery. Bro. Bryant will officiate.

Mr. Ambrosia is survived by his mother, Lorette Lynn Buse; brother, Auston Pleasanton; sisters and brother-in-law, Bianca Ambrosia and Landon Robinson, Angel Bowling.

McRae Funeral Home is directing.

Charles Russell Collins

Boaz

Charles Russell Collins, 54, of Boaz, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 26, at 1 p.m. at Albertville Funeral Home Downtown. Burial will follow in High Point Cemetery. Tony Gaskin will officiate.

Mr. Collins is survived by his cousin, Mary Slaton; uncles, Rick McCollum (Kathy), Ken McCollum.

Albertville Funeral Home Downtown is assisting the family with arrangements.

Carolyn Sue Gilliland

Horton

Carolyn Sue Gilliland, 82, of Horton, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Her funeral service was held Wednesday, July 24, at Bethany Baptist Church. Burial followed in Nixon Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Morris Stephens officiated the service.

She is survived by her daughters, Robin Gilliland and Patty Garner (Bryan); son, Greg Gilliland; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Albertville Memorial Chapel directed.

Earlene Spurlin

Albertville

Earlene Spurlin, 85, of Albertville, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019.

Funeral services were Wednesday, July 24, at Adams Brown Service Funeral Home. Burial followed in High Point Baptist Cemetery. Bro. Larry Wells officiated.

She is survived by her sons, Bryon Spurlin (Sherry), Mike Spurlin (Barbara), Tony Spurlin; sisters, Joyce Corbin, Barbara Corbin (Raymond), Judy Johnson (Travis), Joan Kinney (Donnie); brother, Johnny Hix (Jeannie); five grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

Junior Lee Sims

Guntersville

Ms. Junior Lee Sims, age 98, of Guntersville, passed away Thursday July 18, 2019.

Funeral services were Sunday July 21, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill #2 Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Reaves, Rev. Gene Lambert, and Rev. Joey Grant officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant Hill #2 Cemetery.

Ms. Sims is survived by sisters; Dellie (Larry) Cornelius, Daisy Kelley; brother, Gary (Beverly) Sims; sister-in-laws, Bonnie Sims, Jeanette Sims, Judy Sims, Marie Sims, Sue Sims.

Carr Funeral Home Guntersville assisted the family with arrangements.

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Obituaries are printed as a public service. Family members should have the funeral home contact The Reporter at 256-840-3000.

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