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Texas on Wednesday became the first state with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, and California closed in on that mark as a surge of coronavirus infections engulfs the country. In New … more
SUMITON - The late Daily Mountain Eagle reporter and columnist Rick Watson was honored Wednesday at the Sumiton Veterans Day program with a veterans community service award.  Watson, who … more
July 26, 1950 - October 15, 2020Carolyn Hooper, 70, of Jasper, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.Graveside services were held Monday, October 19, 2020, at 2 … more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Expectations for Derrick Henry already are pretty high, with his history of mighty stiff arms and long touchdown runs. Last season's rushing leader keeps finding new … more
SUMITON - The Sumiton City Council has approved one-time longevity pay increases for city employees, as well as absorbing health insurance increases to benefit employees. The council approved … more
Lawrence Haire, 74, of Cordova died Saturday, August 29, 2020, at Baptist Medical Center Princeton. Funeral services were held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at Bell Sumiton Chapel, with … more

Ralph Mullinax, 80, of Oakman, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at home. Family will receive friends Friday, August 21, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Service will follow at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Burial will be at Day Cemetery. George Barrera will officiate.

Mr. Mullinax worked for 40 years in the coal industry, retiring from the Drummond Coal Company. He served as a Director on the Walker County ALFA board. He served in leadership roles as an elder at Woodland Trace Chruch of Christ and deacon at Oakman Church of Christ. He enjoyed all things outdoors, working on his farm, hunting, fishing, and introducing his grandchildren to those things. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Bessie Mullinax; siblings, Jerry Mullinax, Martie Wade, and LaRue Norris; in laws, Lee and Annie Laurie Parsons.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Mullinax; daughters, Lisa Thrash (Al) and Melanie Moore (Wayne); brother, Richard Mullinax (Mary); grandchildren, Lauren Young (Dayne), Lee Moore, Will Thrash and Luke Moore; great grandchildren, Layla Jane Young and Carter Elyse Young.

Honorary Pallbearers are George Barrera, Ken Watson, Casey Vague, Phil Griffin, Tommy Ayers, James Davidson, Robert Cheatwood, Ted Evans, Mickey Drummond, Nick Bass, Bill Clark, and Ronnie Burton.

Pallbearers are Lee Moore, Will Thrash, Luke Moore, Mark Norris, Ronnie Blackwell, Ricky Blackwell, Chance Mullinax, and Randy Mullinax.

Gifts may be made in Memory of Ralph Mullinax to the Woodland Trace Benevolence fund.

You may register online at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503

DORA — City officials took time Thursday during the Dora City Council meeting to recognize two area citizens for their work in the community.Dora Mayor Randy Stephens said proclamations aren’t … more
Lessie Louise Kilgo was born in a small home near the convict camp in Sumiton on Aug. 8, 1926. Kilgo is now 94 years old, spending the twilight time of her life in her daughter’s home in Cullman County. more

I'm so glad that Jackie Parker took me up on my offer from last week to share a story about someone special who has now passed on.

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