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Dylan Gentry

Sgt. Dylan Gentry, 21, of Verbena, passed away tragically Monday, May 1, 2023, at his residence in Fort Hood, Texas. He was an active military sergeant in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by numerous relatives and family members as he was loved by so many.

Final arrangements are pending. Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Thomas Steven Wall


Mr. Thomas Steven “Goat” Wall, 73, of Kellyton, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at his residence. He was born on August 15, 1949, in Alexander City to Dean Wall and Sarah Davis Wall.

He was an avid Alabama football fan and loved hunting and being in the Coosa County woods. He retired from Kimberly Clark where he worked for 35 years and was a proud U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Renee Wall of Kellyton; his children, Shelley Wood (Jeff) of Rockford, Scott Wall (Gina) of Alexander City, Shane Wall (Kylie) of Kellyton, Scarlett Macoy (David) of Alexander City, and Eric Morris of Sylacauga; grandchildren, Samantha Wood Fuller (Morgan), Logan Wall, Colton Wall, Bailey Morris, Carter Macoy, Molly Kate Macoy, Stephen Walker, Allison Walker Royal (Aidan), TJ Wall, and Sarah Wall; great-grandchildren, Baxie Fuller and Hudson Royal; nephews, Brandon Wall and Michael Wall; and his beloved dogs, Bella and Lorraine.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Michael Dean Wall.

Per Mr. Wall’s wishes, the family will have a private ceremony at a later date.

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Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Raymond Lee West Jr.


Graveside service for Mr. Raymond Lee West Jr., 94, of Equality, was Thursday, May 4, 2023, at the Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery in Stanton.

Mr. West passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023, at his residence. He was born on November 23, 1928, in Safford to Raymond Lee West Sr. and Thelma Irene Fitts West. Mr. West was a hard worker. For many years he worked on the pipeline in Louisiana and Texas, helped on the farm for the Alabama Department of Corrections and later owned his own yard maintenance business. He grew up working on the family dairy farm and trucking business. Mr. West had a great sense of humor and was always willing to lend a helping hand to others. He was a devoted husband, loving father, wonderful brother, and precious uncle to his nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his sister, Judy West Bell (Richard) of Jacksonville, Alabama; brother, Richard A. West (Janice) of Stone Mountain, Georgia; son-in-law, Anthony Crowe of Equality; granddaughter, Kimberly Goodwin; and great-granddaughters, Alyssa Eakin and Oury Goodwin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lula Mae Cleveland West; daughter, Joyce Ann West Crowe; granddaughter, Melissa Gulick; and his siblings, Louise Rudd, Audrey Allbert, Thelma Pitts, Roy West, Carolyn Wilson, Jean Gilley, Virginia West, Edward West, Peggy Farris, Mary McCullough, and W. Robert West.

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Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Judi Cannon


A Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Judi Cannon, 68, of Goodwater, will be Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 3 p.m. at the Goodwater Baptist Church. Bro. Joe Fain and Dr. Jeff Fuller will officiate.

Mrs. Cannon passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023, surrounded by her immediate family. She was born on September 10, 1954, in Sayre, Pennsylvania, to Raymond H. Irons and Shirley E. Wood Irons. She was a member of Goodwater Baptist Church. Judi was a devoted wife, mother and Nana to her grandchildren. She loved anything purple and her Yorkies. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and jewelry making, but has always had a passion for painting and sketching. Judi and Billy are Corvair enthusiasts, and she was the Secretary of Vulcan Corvair Enthusiasts Car Club.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Billy B. Cannon Jr. of Goodwater; daughters, Shandel Rae Bowling (Chris) of Prattville, and Lyssa Louise Williams (Jon) of Alexander City; son, Shawn David Cannon of Anniston; grandchildren, Cody Hemphill, Austin Judge Cannon, Malakai David Cannon, Kamlyn Nevaeh Bowling, Auran Skye Bowling, Lexi Ann Williams (Jason), Kayli Rae Williams, Olivia LouJean Williams, Izabellah Avalene Williams, Isaiah Derick Dewayne Williams; great-grandchildren, Evalynn Brooke Cannon, LilyAnna Rose Cannon, soon-to-be  great-granddaughter; sisters, Sandra Tobin, Helen Mead (Pete), Phyliss Lathrop (Ronald), Tammy Bennett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Raymond Irons Jr., James Irons, Gary Irons; son-in-law, Derick Dewayne Williams; father-in-law, Billy Bob Cannon; and mother-in-law, Lou Jean Bagley-Cannon.

The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma, City, OK 73123-3000; please include the name of deceased, next of kin and the address of the next of kin.

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