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Tony Layman

Tony I. Layman Jr., 53, of Beatrice, died Saturday morning, October 16, 2021 at a Lincoln hospital. He was born on June 7, 1968 at Beatrice and graduated from Beatrice High School in 1989. He worked for many years at Valentino’s and Café 77 both in Beatrice. He enjoyed country music, Elvis, NASCAR, wrestling, football, fishing, attending church, visiting with friends, and group meetings.
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Obituary, James Alonzo Muncey

James Alonzo Muncey, 88, a longtime resident of Wingdale, New York passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT. Mr. Muncey was a maintenance supervisor with the New York State Department of Corrections of 23 years retiring in 1993. Born on June 5, 1933 in...
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Ralph Parrie

It is with great sadness that the family of Ralph Parrie announce his passing on July 5, 2021. Ralph and his twin sister Rita were born in Crowley on Jan. 22, 1943. They were raised lovingly by their foster mother, Cora Murrell. He was a devoted father to his three...
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Joyce A. Bennett, Cortland, Ohio

CORTLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Joyce A. Bennett of Cortland, Ohio passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in Avon, Indiana. Joyce was born May 15, 1939 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, a daughter of Fred and Anna Mae Kaiser. Joyce was a graduate of Sharon High School. She married her high...

Joyce A. Bennett

CORTLAND — Joyce A. Bennett, 82, passed away peacefully Oct. 13 in Avon, Indiana. Joyce was born May 15, 1939 in Sharon, a daughter of Fred and Anna Mae Kaiser. Joyce was a graduate of Sharon High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Richard J. Bennett, on July 3,1960...

Suspect charged in officer-involved shooting

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – William Wayne Osbourn of Sycamore has been charged with Attempted Murder of a Police Officer, a Class “A” Felony, and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, a Class “B” Felony and is in the Talladega County Jail. At around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13, the Sylacauga Police...
Chillico Constitution-Tribune

Boofest is returning downtown

Main Street Chillicothe is bringing Boofest back downtown. "Because of COVID in 2020, we had to pivot and do a drive-thru at the First Baptist Church," Main Street Chillicothe Executive Director Pam Jarding said. "Boofest has always had a tradition of having little ghost and goblins go around our downtown...

Hiram Justice

Hiram Justice 88, of Delbarton, WV passed away October 14, 2021 while a patient at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, KY. He was born August 28, 1933 in Mingo County. Hiram was the son of the late Robert A. and Alkie McFadden Justice. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers and 1 sister.

Tioga County CROP Hunger Walk set for October 17

On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Tioga County CROP Hunger Walk will be held in Owego, starting with registration from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Walk begins at the First Baptist Church in Owego, located at 228 Main St. According to the organizers, the CROP Hunger Walk is the only...

FCA hosts annual Fields of Faith at FBC in Stephenville

Erath County Fields of Faith Event gets moved indoors on Wednesday due to heavy rains. The event was moved to the First Baptist Church of Stephenville and the event was a huge success. Live entertainment was provided by the Erskin Anavitarte Band. The event was very well attended by students from all over the Erath County area.
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3 of the deadliest shootings in Texas history happened in Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas — Three of the deadliest shootings in Texas history happened in Killeen. Here’s a list of the deadliest shootings in Texas. A University of Texas at Austin student opened fire from the 28th floor of the campus’ iconic tower. Casualties: 15 people and the gunman killed, 31 injured.

Cleveland Hanford Strickland

Cleveland Hanford Strickland, 92, died September 22, 2021. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., October 23, in the Sanctuary of Pembroke First Baptist Church, 169 Church Street, Pembroke, Georgia. There will be a procession to Northside Cemetery following the service. Born in Clyde, Ga, the Pembroke native,...
Paducah Sun

Edna Calhoun McKinney

MURRAY — Edna Calhoun McKinney, 90, died Oct. 14, 2021, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray. Following an extended illness, she is now at home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was born on Feb. 20, 1931, to Roy Calhoun and Mary Luton Calhoun...
Longview News-Journal

Jo Ann Blain Hengst

GRAPEVINE — Jo Ann Blain Hengst passed away on October 11, 2021, due to complications from a stroke. She was born February 6, 1934, to G. E. “Jack” Blain and Laura Lou Petty Blain in Gladewater, Texas. When Jo Ann was six years old, the family moved to Jefferson, Texas. Her parents, the First Baptist Church, and Jefferson gave her the values that would shape her outlook on life. Jo Ann graduated from Jefferson High School in 1952.
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Mildred Isabelle Fitchett, 90

Mildred Isabelle Fitchett, 90, “Mickey,” “Mom,” or “Granny,” was able to have her freedom day on Saturday, October 2, 2021. She left her tired body behind and was escorted into the presence of Jesus her Lord and Savior. There she would see her husband Win, granddaughter Renee and many other family and friends.

Nevilledeen Crofford Smith

Nevilledeen Crofford Smith, 87, of Jefferson, Texas, passed away Tuesday morning, October 12, 2021 in Atlanta, Texas. She was born October 20, 1933 in Taylor, Texas to the late John Beverly and Alma Monteen House Crofford. Nevilledeen was raised in Quitman, Texas and graduated from Quitman High School with the class of 1950 and later attended Tyler Jr. College, the College of Marshall (now ETBU), and Baylor University. She married Travis Edgbert Smith on June 16, 1956 in Quitman, Texas. Mrs. Smith worked as a secretary for the Special Education Department for Jefferson ISD for 47 years. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers, John Preston Crofford and William Arnold “Bill” Crofford.

Martin "Marty" Lee Fisher (June 19, 1978 - September 29, 2021)

Martin ‘Marty” Lee Fisher, 43, of Versailles, Missouri, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on September 29, 2021. Martin was born on June 19, 1978, in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Marvin Fisher and Joan Vincent. Martin was born the youngest child and only son to Marvin...

New drive-thru Covid testing site opens in SE Ocala

The Florida Department of Health – Marion County (FLDOH-MC) partnered with Covid Test Florida, First Baptist Church of Ocala and Marion County Emergency Management to open a new, free drive-thru testing facility in Ocala earlier this week. The new testing site on the campus of the First Baptist Church of...