Obituaries

Albert Jackson Kelley

Mr. Albert Jackson Kelley, 86, of Haleyville, Alabama, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at his residence. He was a Baptist and attended Cowboy Church-Colbert County and a member of New Prospect Baptist Church in Haleyville. He served in the United States Army during the Korean conflict.

John Bowling

John Paul Bowling, 68, of Arley, entered into rest on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at North Alabama Specialty Hospital in Athens surrounded by his family.

Hubert "Hugh" Grant Garrison

Hubert "Hugh" Grant Garrison, a resident of Morris, passed away Thursday July 18, 2019. He was born to the late Julius and Louis (Bridgemon) Garrison on January 18, 1942 in Haleyville, Alabama. After retiring from a long career with Ingersol-Rand he then became a prominent business owner of Quality Machine & Manufacturing and Wonder Waffle in Okmulgee for many years. Hubert was a member of the Elks.

Hollis Hugh Gaston

Hollis Gaston, 86, of Russellville, passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019 at North Alabama Medical Center after a battle with diabetes, with his family by his side. He loved his family very much as he did his church family at Macedonia Baptist Church. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War. He retired from Reynolds Metals Company after 35 years of service. In addition to his family, the farm was his passion. He had so much knowledge about farm life and how to be successful and enjoy it at the same time.

Robin R. Drake

Robin R. Drake, 60, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held Monday, July 22, 2019, at 3 p.m. at North Highlands Church of Christ. The visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service. Celebration will follow after the service in the fellowship hall.

Ronnie Joseph Barton

Ronnie Joseph Barton, 68, of Haleyville, passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at his home. Ronnie retired from the Army National Guard, retired as a welding instructor at Haleyville City Schools, belonged to Haleyville Masonic Lodge 464 and a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church.