Obituaries

Mrs. Brenda Gayle Rice

Funeral services for Brenda Gayle Rice, age 71, of Wadley, AL were held Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Rev. Clinton Branch officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Olive Baptist Church (South). Mrs. Rice was born in Randolph County, AL, but has lived in Clay County most of her life. She worked for […]

Mr. Lloyd F. Sparks

Funeral services for Mr. Lloyd F. Sparks, age 91, of Lineville, AL were held on Monday, August 1, 2022 at Barfield Baptist Church at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. John Howell officiating. Burial followed at the Lineville City Cemetery. Mr. Sparks passed away on Friday, July 29, 2022 at his home. Mr. Sparks graduated from Lineville High School in 1949. After […]

Mr. Hayward “Lee” Roland

Mr. Hayward “Lee” Roland, age 86, of Kellyton, AL passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joel and Millie Roland; sisters, Lou Adams, Katie Brown and Betty Blades; brother, Willie Joe Roland; and step-daughter, Hope Delia. Lee is survived by his loving wife, […]

Mrs. Ruby Jean Jones

Funeral Services for Mrs. Ruby Jean Jones, age 81, of Cragford, AL were held on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Richard East and Bro. Scott Jordan officiating. Burial followed at the Clay County Memory Gardens. Mrs. Jones passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at the Clay County Hospital. She […]

Mrs. Ida Wheeles Randall

Funeral Services for Mrs. Ida Wheeles Randall, age 86, of Ashland, AL were held on Monday, July 25, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Pastor Keith Jones officiating. Burial followed at Clay County Memory Gardens. Mrs. Randall passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022 at the Clay County Nursing Home. She was a native and […]

Mr. Walter Johnson “John” Justice, Jr.

Graveside service with Military Honors for John Justice, age 75, of Nashville, TN were held at Clay County Memory Gardens on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Christy Noren-Hentz officiating. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Crievewood United Methodist Church, 451 Hogan Road, Nashville, TN on August 6, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation […]

Mr. Billy Joe Cantrell

The visitation for Mr. Billy Joe Cantrell, age 71, of Cragford, AL was held on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Mr. Cantrell passed away on Monday, July 11, 2022 at the Clay County Nursing Home. Mr. Cantrell, a lifelong resident of Clay County, graduated from Clay County High School […]

Mr. Gordon Ray Brown

Graveside services for Mr. Gordon Ray Brown, age 57 of Ashland, AL were held on Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the Brown Family Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Fuller officiating. Mr. Brown passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at his home. A lifelong resident of Clay County, Mr. Brown worked most of his life as a logger, […]

Mr. Curtis Wayne Tant

Funeral services for Mr. Curtis Wayne Tant, age 63, of Lineville, AL will be held on Wednesday July 20, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. EST at Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, Georgia with Bro. Sammy Clark offÐiciating. Burial will follow in the Paulding Memorial Gardens. Visitations for family and friends were held on Monday Night (7/18/22) at BenefÐield Funeral Home of […]

Mrs. Delilah Gwen “Lolly” Miles

Mrs. Delilah Gwen “Lolly” Miles, age 54, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022 at her residence in Lineville. Mrs. Miles was a native of Tallapoosa County and had been a resident of Clay County for the past 17 years. She worked as a restaurant manager for many years and prior to her retirement she had worked at Wellborn Cabinet. She […]


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