Mike Dunn, age 57 of Scottsboro, Alabama, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Shepherd’s Cove.

Charles Kenneth Swafford passed away at his home on Friday, December 18, 2020, at the age of 88.

He was a Command Sergeant Major in the Special Forces. He was in on two of the most daring rescue missions in Special Forces history: a raid on the Son Tay Prison in North Vietnam in 1970 and the attempted rescue of the Iranian hostages in 1980. 

Joy Burks Stephens, 80, of Grant, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021, at her residence.

We celebrate the homecoming of one of God's children, Sis. Annie Threatt, who was born on April 28, 1947, in Guntersville to the late Curtis Sr. and Sarah Faulks.

Mrs. Elna Jane Lamb Guffey passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021, at her home in Grant surrounded by her loving family. She was 82.

Lisa Ann Aldaz, 53, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at her home in Joppa.

Carlton Lynn Dyson, 63, of the Georgia Mountain area, passed away on February 20, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center North.

Timothy “Jerome” Nailer of Guntersville  passed away on February 24, 2021, due to medical conditions.

Thomas C. (Tommy) Mason died peacefully at his home Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, almost five years after suffering a massive stroke. He was 67.

Johnny Gray Alexander was born on June 15, 1954, in Guntersville to the late John and Frankie Alexander. He died February 19, 2021.

Emily Joyce Hoffman Bright, 70, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021, a victim of COVID-19.

Mr. Ronald Arthur Walker of Grant passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro, AL. Mr. Walker was 49 years old.

Jennifer Allen died February 3, 2021, at the age of 43. Her family wrote this obituary. 

Ara Christell Glass, 94, of New Hope, passed away Sunday.

Mrs. Jaton W Meyer, age 80, of Guntersville passed away February 18, 2021.

Mrs. Carol Ann (Nichols) Miller, age 77 of Oneonta, passed from her husband’s loving arms into the arms of Jesus Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at her home in Rock Spring, Georgia.

Mr. Leonard Alton Bailey Jr, age 82 of Grant passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his residence.

Mrs. Sylvia S. Williams, 75, of Columbus City Road in Marshall County, died on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center South.

Garri Sue (Haynes) McCrary of New Market, AL, passed away on November 11, 2020. She was 61.

Jerre Ann Hopper, age 78, of Guntersville, Alabama, passed away peacefully in her home February 13, 2021, with family by her side.

Robert Orville Barnes, Jr, 69, of Arab, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021, at his residence.

John Davis Alston II, 83, died at home in Guntersville, AL, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

The 2021 Reader’s Choice competition put on by The Advertiser-Gleam is open! This is the contest every year where you, our readers, get to vote on the businesses and organizations you think are doing a good job. It is a “Best of the Best” competition.

James Franklin Gilmore, 96, of Albertville, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021.

Quilla Dean Roden, 89, of Guntersville, passed away Monday, February 15, 2021, at Monroe County Hospital.

Charlotte Rinker Domalik passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at the age of 82.

Mrs. Dulcie Dimple Black Walls departed this life at Cloverdale Rehab and Nursing Home in Scottsboro on February 13, 2021, at the age of 89.

Mr. James Michael Trimble, 84, of the Preston Island area near Scottsboro, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center North.

Mrs. Mary Willa Hayes Harris passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at The Pavilion in Lebanon, TN, where she has lived the last two and a half years.

Larry Leon Driver, 77, of Grant, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at his residence.

Danny O’Neal Harden, 57, of Guntersville, passed away on February 8, 2021.

James Lamar Upton, 80 of Guntersville, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at Barfield Health Care.

James Norman Rackley, Jr., 91, of Broadway Drive, Graham, North Carolina, and formerly of Joyce Court, Burlington passed away at AuthoraCare Collective Hospice Home on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 3:35 p.m.

Joshua Lane Bonds, 39, died too soon on Sunday, January 31, 2021, in a rappelling accident in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. A memorial service was held at Carr Funeral Home in Guntersville on Saturday, February 6.

Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Lozo, age 70, of Collins Drive, Guntersville, died on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at her residence.

Marie Hamrick Brown of Douglas, Alabama, died Feb. 5 after a short illness. She was 89.

Less than a month after leaving Alabama to join Butch Jones at Arkansas State, former Boaz and North Alabama standout AJ Milwee has joined new Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian as the Longhorns’ quarterbacks coach.

Sue Lynn Leslie Smith McPeters of Toney passed away Monday, February 1, 2021, at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. McPeters, age 71, was born January 7, 1950 in Guntersville to Harden and Shirley Leslie.

Jerry Wayne Rice of Honeycomb died January 29, 2021, at home surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness. He was 73.

Mr. John Bailey of Grant passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at his residence. He was 83.

John Taylor Hill, better known to everyone as JT, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021, at the age of 23.

Mrs. Linda Pack, 79, of Guntersville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2020, at her residence.

CJ Mitchell, 84, of Guntersville passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at Marshall Manor.

Mrs. Carol Dunn Helton, 62, of the Columbus City area near Grant, passed away Monday, January 25, 2021, at Huntsville Hospital.

Mrs. Linda Ruth McKenzie of the Pleasant Grove Community in Guntersville, Alabama, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021, at home with family by her side.

David Howard Kennamer, age 81, of Guntersville passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center North. Until recently Mr. Kennamer was very active.

Herschel Albert Matheny, 90, passed away on January 23, 2021.

William “Larry” King, 77, of Guntersville, Alabama, passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 12, 2020, at Marshall Medical Center North. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Graveside services were Sunday, January 24, 2021, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Guntersville for Lawrence "Buddy" Brown. Rev. Bueal Hunkapiller officiated.

Mrs. Mary Gene Cornelius, 94, of the High Mound Community, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021, at Albertville Select Nursing Home.

Richard Ralph Hineman, 73, of Guntersville, the Georgia Mountain Community, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Issac Henry “I.H.” Sanderson of Grant  passed away on January 11, 2021, at his residence. He was 68 years old.