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.

(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Ava P. "Tommie" Butler, 92, of Lineville will be Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Bro. Robert Lee and Bro. David Rozelle officiating. Burial will follow at Clay County Memory Gardens.

(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Herbert L. Butler, 88, of Lineville will be Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Bro. Robert Lee and Bro. David Rozelle officiating. Burial will follow at Clay County Memory Gardens

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(WEDOWEE) The funeral for David Wayne Hunter, 59, of Wedowee will be Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel, 17624 HWY 431 Wedowee, Alabama 36278, with Bro. Jason Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Church Cemetery.

(TOLEDO, Ohio) Renward "Buddy" Yates, 73, of Toledo, Ohio, died in his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019.

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(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Jack Rogers Lyner, 80, of Wedowee will be Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel, 17624 HWY 431 Wedowee, Alabama with Dr. Steve Dempsey officiating. Burial will follow at Morrison's Chapel Cemetery, 3865 County Road 29 Wedowee AL.

(WEDOWEE) Sue Shipe Chastain, 84, of Wedowee, and formerly of Anderson, S.C., wife of Roy E. Chastain Jr., died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at Lineville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lineville.

(WADLEY) The funeral for J.V. "Bud" Railey, 83, of Wadley will be Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Union Motley Baptist Church with the Rev. John Roberts and the Rev. Robert Adams officiating. Burial will follow at Wadley City Cemetery.

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A celebration of life service for Alma Louise Vowell will be Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Benefield Funeral Home in Wedowee with the Rev. Josh Kennedy officiating. Visitation will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. prior to the service.

(WADLEY) The funeral for Donna Kitchens Hall, 73, of Wadley was Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. at Wadley First Baptist Church with Bro. Paul Wilson and Bro. Jimmy Sprayberry officiating. Burial followed at Wadley City Cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Nellie Anne Hallman Hester, 86, of Roanoke will be Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Atkins, Bro. Fred Flowers, Bro. Otis Hodnett and Steven Atkins officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(DELTA) The funeral for Bentley Gage Ackles, 5, and Braxton Lewis Middendorf, 7, of Delta will be Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Lineville Baptist Church Family Life Center at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Darryl Wood and Rev. Dwayne Bailey officiating and Suzette Michaels. Burial will follow in Mt. Moria…

On Nov. 18, 2019, Thomas A. Thorsen, loving husband and father, and terrific grandfather, passed away at the age of 72.

(MILLTOWN) Sally Mae Hardnett, 61, of Milltown died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

(LINEVILLE) Graveside services for Kynlee Rose Marable, age 1 month and 5 days, of Lineville will be Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Lineville City Cemetery with Pastor Henry Nelson offciating.

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Billy J. Knight, 72, of Wedowee will be Nov. 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Elder Thomas Knight Officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Flat Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

(FIVE POINTS) J.D. Briskey, 66, of Five Points died Sunday, Nov. 10, at his home.

(FIVE POINTS) Walter L. "Pete" Patten, 68, of Five Points died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at his home.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Donald "Don" Mac Whaley, 79, of Roanoke will be Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mike Waldrep, Bro. Gary Baswell and Bro. Ricky Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Midway United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wedowee.

(FIVE POINTS) Walter L. "Pete" Patten, 68, of Five Points died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at his home.

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Billy J. Knight, 72, of Wedowee will be Nov. 16, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Elder Thomas Knight Officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Flat Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

(FIVE POINTS) J.D. Briskey, 66, of Five Points died Sunday, Nov. 10, at his home.

(ANNISTON) A celebration of life of Byron R. "Bud" Kirby, 83, of Anniston will be Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Dr. Roland P. Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Cemetery in Woodland.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Linda Jean Hurst, 75, of Roanoke will be Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Roanoke First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Martin officiating.

(ROANOKE) Lonnie Zachery, 65, of Seymour Drive, Roanoke, died Friday morning, Nov. 8, 2019, at Roanoke Rehabilitation and HealthCare Center.

(ROANOKE) Dewitt "Bubba" Allen Jr., 78, of Seymour Drive, Roanoke, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Roanoke Rehabilitation and Health Care Center after an extended illness.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Eddie James Hunter, 59, of Roanoke will be Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in the chapel with the Rev. Virgil Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Lineville.

(OKINAWA, Japan) The funeral for Brandon Lee Houston, age 35, of Okinawa, Japan, formerly of Wedowee, was Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Craig McClure officiating. Burial will follow at Wedowee City Cemetery.

(WADLEY) Graveside services for Rebecca "Becky" Gay Brown, 69, of Wadley will be Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Wadley City Cemetery.

(LaFAYETTE) Ola Mae Browning, 91, of LaFayette died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at LaFayette Extended Care.

(ARCHER, Fla.) The funeral for Myrtle N. Cummings, 84, of Archer, Fla., formerly of Randolph County will be Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Smyrna Baptist Church in Newell with the Rev. Kevin Acre and the Rev. Chris Bain officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(ROANOKE) Patricia Ann Pringle Steele, 66, of Roanoke died Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at her residence.

(BOWDON, Ga.) John West Harrod Sr. of Bowdon, Ga., died Nov. 2, 2019. He was 80.

(WEDOWEE) Beloved daughter, sister and aunt Teri Renae Eason, 51, of Wedowee passed peacefully in her home Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, with her sister, Robbie Benefield, by her side.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for James Edward "Ed" Sanders Sr., 74, of Roanoke will be Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Whaley and Rev. S.T. Janney officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens.

(ROANOKE) Graveside services for Catherine Anglin, 80, of Roanoke will be Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Knight Cemetery with Bro. Scott Whaley and Daniel Anglin officiating.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Letetia Dethan Morris Rushing, 55, of Roanoke will be Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Arrington and Bro. Mike Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Flat Rock Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery.

(ALEXANDER CITY) The funeral for Wayne Clayton Crawford, 72, of Alexander City was Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Burial followed in Hillview Memorial Park with veteran honors provided by Alexander City Veterans Honor Guard.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Donald Malcolm Brown, 85, of Roanoke will be Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Jeff Burns and the Rev. Richard Richie officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery at Welch.

(WEDOWEE) The funeral for Eloree W. Moses, 97, of Wedowee will be Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Wedowee with the Rev. David Little and Ricky Daniel officiating. Burial will follow at Wedowee City Cemetery.

(GRAHAM) The funeral for Mary Louise Akins, 80, of Graham will be Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with T.J. Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

(FIVE POINTS) Harvey Jackson "Jack" Boone, 63, of Five Points died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at EAMC Lanier Hospital in Valley.

(WOODLAND) Tommy Geter of Woodland died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. He was 69.

(ROANOKE) Joe Al Bradshaw Jr., 55, of Roanoke died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice, LaGrange.

(FIVE POINTS) Bob Cospy Ward, 86 , of Five Points died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in McDonough, Ga.

(BOWDON, Ga.) Sandra Joan Smith died Monday, Oct. 28, 2019.

(WARNER ROBINS, Ga.) Master Sgt. James H. "Jim" Dollar, 86, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.

(WOODLAND) The funeral for Mark Murphy, 62, of Woodland will be Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Jordan Chapel Southern Congregational Methodist Church with Bro. Chris Mitchell, Bro. Jonathan Hannah and Bro. Randall Skinner officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

(ROANOKE) The funeral for Mrs. Clyde H. Brown, 81, of Roanoke will be Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with the Rev. S.T. Janney and Bro. Mike Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Welcome Home Baptist Church Cemetery.

(FIVE POINTS) Derrick Carlisle Sr., 88, of Five Points died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at his home.

(FIVE POINTS) James G. "Pete" Weldon, 89, of Five Points, formerly of Lanett, died at his residence on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.

(BUCHANAN, Ga.) Jack Cottingham Sims, 88, of Buchanan, Ga., died at his residence on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.

Randall Ladarius Brown, 25, died late Sunday morning, Oct. 20, 2019, at Clay County Hospital in Ashland.