Carolyn Johnson Starks

Carolyn Johnson Starks, affectionately known as “Little Lady,” passed away on May 27, 2024, at the age of 78. A resident of Uniontown, Alabama, Mrs. Starks entered into eternal transition at Southland Nursing Home in Marion, Alabama. Visitation services were held on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at Phillip White’s Julia L. White Funeral Home in...
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Thomas Irby Pope III

Thomas Irby Pope III, age 86 passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at his childhood home in Marion, Alabama . Irby was born on 1 September 1937 in Sylacauga Alabama to Thomas Irby Pope Jr. and Opal Tinney Pope. He graduated from Bibb County High School. He served in the United States Army as...
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Cameron Sanders graduates Troy

Cameron Sanders of Marion graduated from Troy University during the Spring Semester/Term 4 of the 2023-2024 academic year. Sanders graduated with a master’s degree while taking classes at Troy Online. Troy University is a public, historic, international university with 22,500 students and 154,000 alumni. Students choose TROY for its quality academic programs, reasonable costs and...
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Clarrice Hale Hoggle

Clarrice Hale Hoggle of Sprott, Alabama passed away peacefully on May 26, 2024, at the age of 85. She was born Nov. 9, 1938. Clarrice married her high school sweetheart, Louis, on July 8, 1956. Together, they raised a family and shared a wonderful life. Clarrice loved her family and friends and was known for...
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Extension sets heirs property workshop for June 19 in Perry

The Perry County Extension Office will be hosting the Heirs Property Awareness Workshop on June 19, from 9 AM to 11 AM at the Perry County Courthouse, in the upstairs courtroom. This workshop will offer information and valuable insight into heirs property, property passed to family members by inheritance. The workshop comes during the month...
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Two Perry natives, Steadman and Williams, graduated MMI May 11

On May 11, Marion Military Institute counted two outstanding Perry County students in its 2024 graduating class: Kristalyn Steadman of Marion and Jalen Williams of Uniontown. Both were members of the Phi Theta Kappa national honor society before earning their associate’s degree. As a cadet, Steadman held the peer leadership position of Command Sergeant Major...
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