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Muscle Shoals Sound Studios founder Jimmy Johnson dies

By The Associated Press FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Jimmy Johnson, a founder of the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and guitarist with the famed studio musicians "The Swampers," has died. He was 76. His family announced his death Thursday in a Facebook post. As a studio musician, sound engineer and record producer, Johnson played a role in iconic hits by Percy Sledge, The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd and others. [c ...

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Obituary: Geraldine Feltman

Geraldine Feltman, 77, of Springville, Alabama, passed away on Sept. 3, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Mami Brand; sister, Barbara Williams; brothers, Kenny and Kelly Brand. She is survived by her husband, Bryce W. Feltman; children, Stan Feltman (Diane), Tony Feltman (Marsha), Greg Feltman (Tamara) and Tara Jones; sisters, Jackie Folson and Glenda Wright (Quince); grandchildren, ...

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Obituary: Major R. Sosebee

Major R. Sosebee, 92, of Gardendale, passed away on August 31. He was a graduate of West End High School, a US Navy veteran, and was retired from L&N/CSX Railroad. He was preceded in death by his "Sweetie," Kathleen, and his grandson, Jeremy Gilliland. He is survived by his loving children, Susie Gilliland, Michael R. Sosebee (Rebecca), Larry Sosebee (Cindy); his grandchildren, Jeff Gilliland (Crystal), ...

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Obituary: James Brown

James V. Brown, 97, of Odenville, Alabama, passed away at his home on Aug. 31, 2019. James was a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and served in the U.S. Army. He was  preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Sarah Brown; his daughter, Reba Ann Sexton, his son, Randy Brown; sister, Willie Mae White; brother, William Herman Brown. He is survived by his wife, Mary Brown; sons, Kenny Brown and Tyree Brown (Ba ...

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Obituary: Mable Smith

Mable A. Smith was born in Cullman County, Alabama, to Mr. and Mrs. Pete Alexander on April 30, 1923. She was a native of Hanceville, Alabama, and passed away at age 96, at her home in Birmingham, Alabama, on August 30, 2019. Mable was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. She retired from Tarrant Board of Education after several years of service. Mable was preceded in death by her l ...

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Obituary: Darrell Cobbs

Darrell Lloyd Cobbs, age 78, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at his home in Springville, Alabama. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Leigh Cobbs; children, Paula Salter (Connery) and Vanessa Richardson; grandchildren Hunter and Luke Richardson, Nathanael and Hannah Salter; siblings, Ronnie (Faye) Cobbs of Vinemont, Delone (Judy) Cobbs of Vinemont, and Brenda (Ronald) Childers of Eva. He is precede ...

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Obituary: Leo Blankenship

Leo Blankenship passed away at his home in Morris, Alabama, on Aug. 27, 2019, at the age of 70. Leo was employed by Nationwide Insurance as an insurance agent for over 36 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was a long-time member of Center Crest Baptist Church. Leo was a loving husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Blankenship; his children, Daryl Blank ...

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Obituary: Robert Herrod

Robert Herrod, age 60, of Birmingham, passed away on Aug. 28, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert Ellis and Mary Lucille Herrod; and his former wife, Wendy Herrod. He is survived by his daughter, Hope Herrod; his granddaughters, Lily Herrod and Chloe Webb; his siblings, Louise Herrod, Steve Herrod, Renee Shelton; and many nieces, nephews and other family members. A memorial service will be ...

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Obituary: Robert Flowers

Bob was predeceased by his mother, Elizabeth Hunt Flowers, father, Robin Clay Flowers, and sister, Barbara Flowers Davis. He leaves behind his wife and best friend, Darlene Gowens Flowers, son, Robert Clay Flowers Jr., daughters, Deborah Flowers Wiggins (Ron), Jennifer Flowers Byrd (Michael) and Monica Maple Moody (Perry), grandchildren, Colby Sisson (Mandy), Cassy Flowers, Tori Chappell (Dan), Isabella Byr ...

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Obituary: Ms. Nancy B. Collins

Ms. Nancy B. Collins, age 86, passed away on Sunday August 25, 2019. She is preceded in death by her parents, Walter Lee and Lassie Branham; brother, Wiley Branham; sister, Doris Weems; niece, Doris Elain Branham and Mary Weems; nephew, John Robert Branham. Nancy was a retired nurse of over 40 years. She was a faithful member of Argo Assembly of God for over ten years and served as a Sunday school teacher. ...

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