Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for William Ralph Benefield, 98, of Wedowee will be Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Dr. Harris Hand, Rev. Josh Hickman and Rev. Terry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Wedowee City Cemetery.

(STANDING ROCK) The funeral for Yolanda "Landy" Green Hudson, 66, of Standing Rock will be Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Napoleon Church of Christ, Woodland, with Bro. Ronnie Prince officiating. She will lie in state one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in the adjoining c…

(ROANOKE) William Kyle Slay, 77 of Roanoke died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at his home.

(RICH SQUARE, N.C.) Lura Maudine Holloway Wheeler, 96, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Rich Square Health Care Center of Rich Square, N.C.

(HARPERSVILLE) Stephen Riley Puckett, 56, of Harpersville went to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully in the arms of his loving wife and surrounded by loved ones Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019.

(ATLANTA) A memorial services for Ruth Knight Laxson will be Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta.

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Sharon Tennant Davis, beloved daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend was taken from us by cancer on Aug. 12, 2019.

(LaFAYETTE) Ocie Lee "Pookey" Pitts, 72, of LaFayette died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Roanoke Healthcare Center in Roanoke.

(LaFAYETTE) Nina Mae Hardnett, 70, of LaFayette died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

(WADLEY) Graveside services for Agnes Benefield Landers, 92, of Wadley were Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at Randolph Memory Gardens with the Rev. Scott Whaley officiating.

(MILLTOWN) Jimmy Ray Pinkard, 62, of Milltown died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at UAB Hospital.

(NEWELL) The funeral for Leslie Kay Waters, 57, of Newell will be Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jim Craig officiating. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Mike May, 70, of Roanoke will be Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stanley Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Loice James Henderson, 69, of Woodland will be Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Eason officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(GLENN, Ga.) Funeral services for Sarah S. Sheppard, 72, of Glenn, Ga., will be Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT) at Paran Baptist Church with the Rev. Jamie Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Willis Beck, 82, of Roanoke will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Providence Baptist Church with the Rev. John Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Kelly Lynn Wilson, 38, of Wedowee was Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Josh Hickman officiating.

(WEDOWEE) John William Hicks, 65, of Wedowee died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville, Ga.

(WEDOWEE) Funeral services for Foy D. Loveless Sr., 77, of Wedowee will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Tim Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) Maggie Ruth Polke of Jacksonville, Fla., died July 24, 2019.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Margie Newell, 85, of Roanoke will be Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Taft officiating. Burial will follow at Wehadkee Cemetery.

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Rosebud Bennett Stanford Carson, 93, of Roanoke will be Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church with the Rev. Stanley Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Byron M. Morrison, 80, of Roanoke will be Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tim Whaley and Rev. Scott Whaley officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Rosebud Bennett Sanford Carson, 93, of Roanoke will be Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bethany Lime Congregational Methodist Church with the Rev. Stanley Yarbrough officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(CARROLLTON, Ga.) Zellie Fred Sprewell, 94, of Carrollton, Ga., died Saturday, July 27, 2019.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for Catherine Nell May, 88, of Roanoke were Monday, July 29, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Wedowee City Cemetery with Bro. Ricky Daniel officiating.

(HEFLIN) The funeral for Larry Wayne Garrett, 60, of Heflin will be Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Flinthill Baptist Cemetery.

(AUBURN) Ortra Rae "Polly" Marbut Ellen, 88, of Auburn died peacefully Thursday evening, July 25, 2019, at Piedmont Columbus Midtown surrounded by family.

(NEWELL) Mary Kate Greene, 82, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama in Wedowee.

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) Philip Warren Harlin died July 25, 2019, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

(LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga.) Eunice Agnes Price Green, 92, of Lithia Springs, Ga., died Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Samuel Douglas Robertson, 14, of Woodland will be Friday, July 26, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Big Springs Baptist Church with Bro. Donny Chandler and Bro. Scott Whaley officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Natalie Michaela Lambert, 37, of Roanoke will be Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ronnie Prince, Kesa Johnston, Kandace Henry, Pam Johnson and De Lambert officiating. Burial will follow at Napoleon Church of Christ Cemetery.

(WEDOWEE) Graveside memorial services for Hazel B. Puckett, 76, of Wedowee will be Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 4 p.m. at Mt. Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Claude Bennett and the Rev. Ben Milam officiating.

(WEDOWEE) Mary L. Bonner, 71, of Wedowee died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Traylor Nursing and Rehab in Roanoke.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Janie Sue Traylor, 87, of Woodland was Monday, July 15, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. David Daniel officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

(AUBURN) A celebration of life reception in memory of Dianne Brumbeloe Benefield, 69, of Auburn will be held at the home of Dr. Benefield (located at 539 Monticello Dr., Auburn) on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 20 to 4 p.m. All are welcome. Anyone who owns a piece of Dianne's pottery is invi…

(WADLEY) Bennett Wayne Wheeles, 64, of Wadley died Friday, July 12, 2019, at his residence.

(WEDOWEE) Graveside services for Grace Dunn Woodard, 94, of Wedowee will be Monday, July 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Anniston Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Roger Woodard officiating.

(SAINT PAUL, Minn.) Helen Nelson Buche, 85, passed away at her home in Saint Paul on July 6, 2019.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Lovie Morgan of Woodland will be Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 1 p.m. CDT at Bethena United Methodist Church in Graham with Pastor Anthony Sims officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Cleola Cline Gunn, 85, of Roanoke will be Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Scott Hannah officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(FRANKLIN, Ga.) John Anthony Pike, 56, of Franklin died July 8, 2019, after an extended battle with cancer.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Keiko Bassett, 83, of Roanoke will be Friday, July 12, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mike Nobbley officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Springs Congregational Christian Cemetery.

(LaFAYETTE) Benjamin Fuller, 77, of LaFayette died Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at East Alabama Medical Center.

(OXFORD) The funeral for Michelle Cole Jones, 45, of Oxford will be Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Toby Miller Chapel at Miller Funeral Home. The Rev. Chris Spurlin and Rev. Donald Jones will officiate.

(FIVE POINTS) Ronnie Hooks, 61 of Five Points died Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at his home.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Sharon Darlene Owens Foster, 62, of Roanoke was Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Glass officiating. Burial followed at Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Wedowee.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for James Matthew McCard, 31, of Roanoke will be Friday, July 5, 2019, at noon at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mike Brewer officiating.

Jeanette Nichols Haggard was born March 1, 1940, in Randolph County. When she was in about ninth grade, her parents purchased a farm in the Ephesus community of Heard County, Ga., not far from where she was born. She spent the remainder of her growing up years there, graduating from Heard Co…