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(DADEVILLE) Mrs. Dale Smith Chase, 78, of Dadeville died Monday, April 6, 2020, to join her Heavenly Father for eternity.

(STATESVILLE, N.C.) Theodore Louis Edwards, 84, died Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

(LINCOLN) Graveside services for Hoyt Taylor Bowen Jr., 75, of Lincoln, formerly of Roanoke, will be Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Randolph Memory Gardens with Curtis Sessions officiating.

(ROANOKE) Sherry Bowen, 68, of Roanoke died Friday, April 3, 2020, at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange.

(WADLEY) Graveside services for Terry Lawrence Wilkinson, 78, of Wadley will be Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Wilson officiating.

(WADLEY) Clemedean Pearson Staples, 76, of Wadley died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika.

(ROANOKE) Robert Lee Watkins, 73, of Roanoke died Sunday, March 29, 2020, at Traylor Nursing Home.

(WOODLAND) Jesse Thomas Elders Jr., 87, of Woodland died Friday morning, March 27, 2020.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for Doris Carr Andrews, 78, of Roanoke will be Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Randolph Memory Gardens with Bro. Conner Moon officiating.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for John Huddleston, 53, of Roanoke will be Monday, March 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Randolph Memory Gardens with Bro. Ricky Cummings and Bro. Fred Flowers officiating.

(WEDOWEE) Eulette Seegar, 97, of Wedowee died Saturday, March 28, 2020, at her residence.

(FRANKLIN, Ga.) Patty Nell Allen died Thursday, March 19, 2020, at her home in Franklin, Ga., surrounded by her loving family.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for James Thomas Jackson Sr., 77, of Roanoke will be Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Rock Springs Congregational Christian Church Cemetery with Bro. Stanley Yarbrough officiating.

(WICHITA, Kan.) Crystal Annette Smith, 35, died Friday, March 6, 2020, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.

(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) Graveside services for Margaret Emily "Peggy" Carden, 71, of Tallahassee, Fla., formerly of Roanoke, will be Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Randolph Memory Gardens with the Rev. Danny Lewis officiating.

(ROANOKE) Lera Wright Robertson, 83, of Roanoke died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Roanoke Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Donnie Ray Rice, 73, of Roanoke will be Monday, March 23, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Union Hill Baptist Church with Bro. David Glass officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for Edna Irene Kent Hester, 65, were Friday, March 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery with the Rev. Shirley Meddick officiating.

(WOODLAND) Kassey Danielle Herren, 33, of Woodland died Friday, March 20, 2020.

(NEW SITE) Joann Johnson "Mama Jo" Welch, a former New Site resident died March 17, 2020, at a nursing care facility in Birmingham.

The Angel came and lovingly carried 86-year-old JoAnne Herren French Blanks to her heavenly home on March 16, 2020.

(VALLEY) Robert M. Hubbard, 84, of Valley died Saturday, March 14, 2020, at his residence.

(LaFAYETTE) Johnny Wayne "Big Wayne" Howard Sr., 71, of LaFayette died Thursday, March 12, 2020, at his residence.

(FIVE POINTS) The funeral for Rayford "Ray" Miles Caldwell, 75, of Five Points will be Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Fredonia with the Rev. Rusty Letsen officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(STOCKBRIDGE, Ga.) Margaret Reed Walker, 76, of Stockbridge, Ga., died Sunday, March 8, 2020, at her residence following an extended illness.

(FRANKLIN, Ga.) Bertha Mae Perry Parmer, 83, of Franklin, Ga., died Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

(ROCK MILLS) The funeral for Mevline C. Adamson, 93, of Rock Mills will be Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lime Congregational Christian Church. Pastor Stanley Yarbrough will officiate. Burial will follow at Bethany Lime Cemetery.

(ROANOKE) Pamela Lee Paige, 55, of South Street, Roanoke, died Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

(STOCKBRIDGE, Ga.) Funeral arrangements for Margaret Walker of Stockbridge, Ga., are pending and will be announced by Clark Memorial Funeral Service, Roanoke. Ms. Walker died March 8.

(WICHITA, Kan.) Funeral arrangements for Crystal Annette Smith, 35, of Wichita are pending and will be announced by Clark Memorial Funeral Service, Roanoke. Ms. Smith died March 6.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for Louise Pike Knight, 89, of Roanoke will be at Randolph Memory Gardens on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Pratt officiating.

(POWDER SPRINGS, Ga.) Kelly Colin Greer, 53, of Powder Springs, GA., passed away on March 5, 2020.

(ROANOKE) James Frank Wilson, 81, of Roanoke died Friday, March 6, 2020, at Traylor's Nursing Home in Roanoke.

(HUGULEY) Doris Buchanan Haynes, 89, of Huguley died Saturday, March 7, 2020, at her residence.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Danielle Florence, 41, of Woodland was Sunday, March 8, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Johnson and Bro. Stanley Yarbrough officiating. Burial followed at Highway Congregational Methodist Cemetery.

(TEMPLE, Ga.) Willie Higgins, 62, of Temple, Ga. (formerly of Roanoke) died Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.

(PENTON) Larry Zane Edge, 86, of Penton died Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at his residence.

(DAVISTON) The funeral for Huey GrifÞn, 76, of Daviston will be Friday, March 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. at BeneÞeld Funeral Home in Ashland with the Rev. David Holcombe and Rev. Kenneth Fuller officiating. Burial will follow at Clay County Memory Gardens.

(WEDOWEE) Graveside services for Rebecca Ann Scroggins, 68, of Wedowee will be Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Wedowee City Cemetery.

(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Vickie Lynn Carter Kabetzke, 53, of Lineville will be Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Taylor and Rev. Claude Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(BAY MINETTE) Jane Huey Dickson, 79, a native of Roanoke and resident of Bay Minette, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at her residence.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for James Donald Fincher, 70, of Roanoke will be Friday, March 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Denise White and Jacob White officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(ROANOKE) Jerry Lee O'Donald, 70, of Roanoke died Monday, March 2, 2020, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

(ROANOKE) Nathaniel Burrow, 83, formerly of County Road 258, Roanoke, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, at LaGrange Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in LaGrange, Ga.

Lawrence "Larry" Gaines died Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, at Grady Health Systems in Atlanta.

(BOWDON, Ga.) Pearlie M. Keith, 84, of Bowdon, Ga., died Feb. 24, 2020.

(CARROLLTON, Ga.) The funeral for Gregory A. Stroud, 48, of Carrollton, Ga., will be Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Wayne Sanders officiating. Burial will follow at Herren's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Woodland, Ala.

(CARROLLTON, Ga.) Adelle McCord McCarley, 103, of Carrollton, Ga., formerly of Bowdon, Ga., died peacefully on Feb. 26, 2020.

(HEFLIN) Ray Cantrell, 65, died Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at Regional Medical Center.

(ROANOKE) Danny Heard, 63, of Roanoke died Thursday, Feb. 27, at his residence.