Legals for 1/05/2024 – 1/11/2024

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by Raymond L. Hill, individually and as President of Hill Plumbing and Heating, Inc., to George David Cummans and Plumbers Wholesale Supply, Inc. on the 10th day of July, 2008, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #:  3297755,  in the office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and the undersigned, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given, that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the under-signed, Dana L. Rice, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the Courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on the 16th day of January, 2024, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

PARCEL 1:  A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at the Southeast corner of Lot Number 2, and from thence running in a westerly direction along the South line of said Lot Number 2 a distance of 50 feet; thence in a Northerly direction and parallel with the East line of said lot Number 2 a distance of 141 ½ feet; thence in an Easterly direction and parallel with the South line of said Lot Number 2, a distance of 509 feet to the East line of said Lot Number 2; thence in a southerly direction along said East line a distance of 141 ½ feet to the point of beginning; and being a portion of Lot Number Two (2) in Block Number Two (2) of the Patrick Addition, according to the map thereof as shown by Book of Town Plats “A”, Page 11, and being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

PARCEL 3:  A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot Number Two (2) and from thence running in an easterly direction along the South line of said Lot Number Two (2) a distance of 50 feet; thence in a Northerly direction and parallel with the West line of said lot number 2 a distance of 141 ½ feet; thence in a westerly direction and parallel with the South line of said Lot number 2, a distance of 50 feet to the West line of said lot number 2; thence in a southerly direction along said west line a distance of 141 ½ feet to the point of beginning; and being a portion of Lot Number 2, in Block Number 2 of the Patrick Addition, according to the map thereof as shown by Book of Town Plats “A”, page 11 in the Office of the Judge of Probate, being in the City of Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama; together with all improvements located thereon.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that

help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process.

George David Cummans and Plumbers Wholesale

Supply, Inc.

BY:__/s/Dana L. Rice

Dana L. Rice, Attorney

Turnbach, Warren, Rice, Frederick & Smith, PC

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, AL  35902

December 22, 29, 2023, and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated June 27, 2006, executed by Russell Pemberton and wife Louisa Pemberton, to Cit-iFinancial Corporation, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on June 29, 2006, in Instrument Number 3249855, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama and which mortgage was duly transferred and assigned to Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, D/B/A Christiana Trust as Trustee for PNPMS Trust III, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on January 25, 2024, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A LOT OR PARCEL OF LAND DESCRIBED AS BEGINNING AT A POINT IN THE EAST LINE OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4, WHICH SAID POINT IS 1110 FEET NORTH, MEASURED ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID FORTY FROM THE SOUTHEAST CORNER THEREOF, AND FROM SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, RUN WEST AND PARALLEL WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY A DIS-TANCE OF 210 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID FOR-TY A DISTANCE OF 210 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY: THENCE RUN EAST AND ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 210 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST COR-NER THEREOF; THENCE RUN SOUTH AND ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID FORTY A DISTANCE OF 210 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID DESCRIPTION EMBRACING A PORTION OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SE 1/4), IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE (21), TOWNSHIP ELEVEN (11) SOUTH, RANGE FOUR (4), EAST OF HUNTSVILLE MERIDIAN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

SUBJECT TO ALL RESTRICTIONS, RESERVATIONS, RIGHTS, EASEMENTS, RIGHTS-OF-WAY, PROVISIONS, COVENANTS, TERMS, CONDITIONS AND BUILDING SET BACK LINES OF RECORD.

SUBJECT PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN ETOWAH COUNTY

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The successful bidder must tender full funds at the conclusion of the sale in the form of a certified check made payable or endorsed to Padgett Law Group. No personal checks will be accepted. To this end you must bring sufficient funds to outbid the lender and any other bidders. Insufficient funds will not be accepted. Amounts received in excess of the winning bid will be refunded. Padgett Law Group reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, d/b/a Christiana Trust as Trustee For PNPMS Trust III

Attorney for Mortgagee

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Mortgagee

December 22, 29, 2023, and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Kenneth Ladon Helms An Unmarried Man to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for Peoples Independant Bank, its successors and assigns dated December 29, 2014; said mortgage being recorded on January 7, 2015, as In-strument No. 3411995 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to Renasant Bank in Instrument 3562329 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, Renasant Bank,  under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 17th day of January, 2024 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

A tract or parcel of land described as beginning at a point where the West line of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 21, Township 12 South, Range 8 East intersects the Southwest right of way line of the Gadsden-Piedmont Highway, which said point is 2060 feet Northerly, measured along the West line of the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 from the Southwest corner thereof, and from thence run in a Southeasterly direction, and along the Southwest line of said highway a distance of 240 feet to the Northwest corner of that certain tract conveyed by John W. Clonts and wife, Barbria Clonts to David Freeman and Donnie Lee Freeman, by deed dated January 11, 1946, and recorded in Book “7-I”, Page 302, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama; thence run South and along the West line of said Freeman tract a distance of 435.6 feet to the South-west corner of said Freeman tract and to a point in the Northeasterly line of that certain tract or parcel of land conveyed by James H. Stinson and wife, Rachel T. Stinson, to Carl L. Herring and wife, Leta Herring by deed dated February 26, 1957, and recorded in Book 653, Page 443, said Probate Office; thence run in a Northwesterly direction, along the Northeasterly line of said Herring tract and parallel with the Southwest line of said highway a distance of 240 feet, more or less, to a point in the West line of said NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4; thence run in a Nor-therly direction and along the West line of said forty a distance of 435.6 feet to the point of beginning, and embracing a portion of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) in Section Twenty One (21), Township Twelve (12) South, Range Eight (8) East of Huntsville Meridian, in Etowah County Alabama.

Said property is commonly known as 9041 Hwy 278 E, Hokes Bluff, AL 35903.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal description will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all outstanding liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

RENASANT BANK

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-05447AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

December 22, 29, 2023 and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mortgage executed by Linda Makary Unmarried to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for loanDepot.com, LLC, its successors and assigns dated December 23, 2022; said mortgage being recorded on December 30, 2022, as Instrument No. 3551120 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to loanDepot.com, LLC in Instrument 3564821 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, loanDepot.com, LLCunder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 26th day of January, 2024 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Ala-bama, to-wit:

LOT 5, BLOCK 5 OF GRAND PARK ADDITION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “E”, PAGES 134-137, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 3462 Greenview Ave, Gadsden, AL 35906.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal description will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all outstanding liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

LOANDEPOT.COM, LLC

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-05431AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

December 22, 29, 2023 and  January 5, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Robert Dan Evans was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/01/2023 over the Estate of Bobbie Jean Evans, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

James K. Saye was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/02/2023 over the Estate of Betty Jean Saye, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Darrell Shane Horton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/06/2023 over the Estate of James Marvin Horton, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessica Moman was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/01/2023 to the Estate of Vanessa Leann Marshall, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sharon Lea Edwards was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 over the Estate of Mary Joyce Edwards, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Glenda Gail Watts was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/09/2023 over the Estate of Ralph Douglas Watts, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Rhonda Colleen Mashburn and Dennis Ray Mashburn was/were appointed Co-Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 to the Estate of Maxine Mashburn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Stephanie Thompson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/30/2023 to the Estate of Archie Dale Smallwood, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

December 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

John Edward Cunningham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/13/2023 over the Estate of Barry John Knight, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

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FILE CLAIMS

Beannetta Smith was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Clifford L. Heard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sheri Leanne Jenkins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Doris J. Wettlin, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Ralph Boatwright was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/07/2023 over the Estate of Louise Boatwright, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jeffrey Lawrence Smith Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/18/2023 to the Estate of Marcie McCorkle Lombard, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sybil M. Kelley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/04/2023 to the Estate of Ronny M. Liddell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

David Lamar Parker was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/08/2023 to the Estate of Sybil Ruth Coffey, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Harold Jerome Mikell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/11/2023 to the Estate of Velma Lillian Mikell, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Hugh William Willingham was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 12/11/2023 to the Estate of Milton Carl Henson, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Carl Allen Cole, III was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/23/2023 to the Estate of Doris B. Wynn, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Justin Blake Sewell was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 10/27/2023 to the Estate of Helen Hyde Ennis, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Marcus McCluney was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Judy Gail McCluney, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennifer Dianne Williamson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Donald Ray Landrum, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Allison Patrice Fowler Tolbert was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/06/2023 to the Estate of Brenda Patricia Fowler, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Bonnie Patrick was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/20/2023 to the Estate of Patricia Patrick, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jennifer Dianne Williamson was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 11/15/2023 to the Estate of Judith Ann Landrum, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Marcella Swearingen, whose whereabouts are unknown but whose last known ad-dress was 409 Avalon Lane, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Charles Knox, whose whereabouts are unknown but last known address was 53 Woodland Hills

Drive, Florence, Alabama 35634

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Judy B.

Moore and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Judy B. Moore was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 4th day of December, 2023.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 13th day of FEBRUARY, 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Jason Clay, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Lillie

Espinosa and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Lillie Espinosa was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 2nd day of JANUARY 2024.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 12TH day of FEBRUARY, 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF

CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Tomas J. Espinosa, Jr., whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Tomas J.

Espinosa and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Tomas J. Espinosa was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 2nd day of JANUARY 2024.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of

Conservatorship is set on the 12th day of FEBRUARY 2024, at 2:00 o’clock p.m., in

the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: ALBERTA GENTLE, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED,

Case #: 2023-145

TO: Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and fur-ther, that the 13 day of FEBRUARY, 2024 at 2:30 P.M. was appointed a day and time for hear-ing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Pe-tition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 2ND DAY OF JANUARY 2024

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

CHARLES R. KELLY, JR., CHARA KELLEY,

PLAINTIFFS,

VS.

DANIELLE BOGLE, f/k/a,

DANIELEE SMITH, DEFENDANT.

CASE NO.: CV-2023-900417

Danielle Bogle, f/k/a Danielee Smith, whose whereabouts are unknown, and who may claim an interest in the property located at 94 Meadow Lark Lane, Gadsden, AL 35901, must file an an-swer with the Clerk of this Court within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice of thereafter a judgment by Default may be rendered against her.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk

/s/ David C. Livingston

DAVID C. LIVINGSTON

Attorney for Plaintiff

P. O. Box 1621

Gadsden, AL 35902

(256) 546-9300

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5, and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

EASTRIDGE HEATHER, Plaintiff,

V.

Case No.: DR-2023-900241.00

EASTRIDGE JUSTIN LEE, Defendant

Notice is hereby given to Justin Lee Eastridge, whereabouts are unknown, that he must answer the complaint of Heather Eastridge in the Circuit Court matter DR-2023-900241, within 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against him in Civil Action DR-2023-900241, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 15th day of December 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk, Etowah County, Alabama

Scott F Stewart

750 Forrest Ave. Ste. 213

Gadsden, AL, 35901

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF DIVORCE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

HORTON DARRELL, Plaintiff,

V.

Case No.: DR-2023-900344.00

HORTON SARINA DAWN, Defendant.

Notice is hereby given to Sarina Horton, whereabouts are unknown, that she must answer the complaint of Darrell Horton in the Circuit Court matter DR-2023-900344, within 30 days from the date of the last publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against her in Civil Action DR-2023-900344, Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 15th day of December 2023

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk, Etowah County, Alabama

Scott F Stewart

750 Forrest Ave. Ste. 213

Gadsden, AL, 35901

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY,

JOHNSON, ZELAMINA, Plaintiff,

Vs

CASE NO.: CV-2023-900495.00

BAILEY. MARY D. and MONICA D. WALDRUP

their heirs and devisees, and Fictitious Defendants A, B, , C and D, being those entities claiming an interest in that certain real property described as follows:

For a beginning point to described the lands herein, start where the north line of the S½ of Lot 5 intersects with the west line of said Lot Number 5 and from thence run in a southerly direction and along said west line a distance of 30 feet to a point in the south line of that certain street dedicated by instrument recorded in Misc. Record 17, page 241 Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama, which Street is now known as Hutchins Ave.; thence deflect an angle of 89°27’ to the left and run in an easterly direction and along the south line of said Hutchins Avenue a distance of 535 feet to a point, which said point is the point of beginning to describe the lands herein, and from said point of beginning continue in an easterly direction along the south line

of Hutchins Ave. a distance of 253 feet to a point; thence deflect an angle of 89”27’ to the right and run in a southerly direction a distance of 301 feet to a point in the south line of said Lot Number S; thence deflect. an angle of 90°31’ to the right and run in a westerly direction and along the south line of said lot a distance of 253 feet to a point; thence deflect an angle of 89°29’ to the right and run in a northerly direction a distance of 301,2 feet to the point of beginning, said description embracing a portion of the South Half (S½) of Lot Number Five (5) in the John V. Coe Subdivision, according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “A”, pages 362 and 363, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Ala.

Parcel# 31-10-07-25-3-000-156.000

DEFENDANTS

Mary D. Bailey (and/or her heirs if she is deceased) Monica D. Waldrup, and Fictitious Defendant A,B, C and D  all other  who may claim an interest in the subject property described in this action filed by Zelamina Johnson, seeking to “quite title” to the property must file an Answer with the Clerk within 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice or thereafter a judgment by Default may be rendered against them.

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk

S/ David C. Livingston

DAVID C. LIVINGSTON

Attorney for Plaintiff

P. 0. Box 1621

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

December 15, 22, 29, 2023 and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE THE MATTER OF:

C. M.

Case Number: JU-2022-293.03

J.M.

Case Number: JU-2020-294.03

H.M.

Case Number: JU-2020-292.03

A Child

TO: Tony Morgan

You are hereby given notice that a petition. has been filed by the Etowah County Department of Human Resources requesting that your parental rights be terminated to C.M., J.M., and H.M. You are hereby given notice that you are required to file an Answer with the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama and with the Petitioner’s attorney, Sheri W. Carver Stallings, Assistant Attorney General, STATE OF ALABAMA DEPT. OF HUMAN RESOURCES 220 West Main St., within fourteen (14) days of the date of the last publication of this notice or a default judgment can be entered against you. A parent has the right to representation of an attorney in a dependency or a termination of parental rights trial, and, if indigent, the Court may appoint an attorney if requested. Should the parent desire a court-appointed attorney, application should be made immediately upon receipt of notice of the action, by contacting the Clerk of the Juvenile Court of Etowah County, Alabama. A final hearing has been set for February 1, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. before Hon. Joe Nabors at the Etowah County Judicial Building in Gadsden,

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

Attorney for Petitioner:

Sheri W. Carver Stallings Assistant Attorney General

Etowah County Department of Human Resources

220 West Main St.

Centre, Alabama 35960

December 29, 2023, January 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that RDJE, Incorporated has completed the contract for the construction of the City of Attalla – FY 2021ARC/CDBG Koch Food’s Feed Mill and Bankston Motor Homes Sewer System Expansion Project.  This project is known as ARC Project No. AL-20329-2021.   RDJE, Incorporated have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  Any person or party having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify City of Attalla, Jason Nicholson, City Engineer, 612 4th Street, NW, Attalla, AL  35954 or contact 256-538-9986 within the next thirty days.

RDJE, Incorporated,

679 Highway 29 South, Suite A,

Newman, GA  30263

December 15, 22, 29, 2023 and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Horseshoe Construction, Incorporated has completed the contract for the construction of the 2021 CDBG Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project.  This project is known as CDBG Project No. LR-CM-PF-21-008.   Horseshoe Construction, Incorporated have made request for final settlement of said Contract.  Any person or party having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify City of Attalla, Jason Nicholson, City Engineer, 612 4th Street, NW, Attalla, AL  35954 or contact 256-538-9986 within the next thirty days.

Horseshoe Construction, Inc., 853 Innovation Drive, Bryan, Texas 77808

December 15, 22, 29, 2023 and January 5, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, notice is hereby given that Allen Building Company has completed the contract for the construction of the Saferoom #2 Project for The City of Attalla, AL. at 304 Chief Jenkins Lane in Attalla AL.  The City of Attalla, AL, Owner has made a request for final settlement of said Contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify the City of Attalla, Attention Jason Nicholson, City Engineer, 612 4th Street, NW, Attalla, AL  35954.

Allen Building Company

427 Mountain Lake Circle

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

December 22, 29, 2023, January 5 and 12, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT: Right of Way Mowing of Highway 431, 11 and Cleveland Avenue

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

The City is requesting separate sealed bids for the Right of Way Mowing of Highway 431, 11, and Cleveland Avenue.

The bids will be received at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 un-til 2:00 P.M. CDST on Wednesday January 24, 2024 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contract Documents may be examined or a copy may be obtained at the Attalla City Hall.  Please contact Jason Nicholson at 256-441-9200 or jnicholson@attallacity.org for obtaining the Contract Documents.   

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Dated: January 2, 2024

THE CITY OF

ATTALLA BY: Larry Means, Mayor     

January 5 and 12, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT: Mowing of Oak Hill Cemetery and Attalla Cemetery

OWNER: The City of Attalla, Alabama

The City is requesting separate sealed bids for the Mowing of Oak Hill Cemetery and Attalla Cemetery.

The bids will be received at the City Hall of Attalla at 612 4th Street NW, Attalla, AL, 35954 un-til 2:00 P.M. CDST on Wednesday January 24, 2024 in the Council Chambers and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

The Contract Documents may be examined or a copy may be obtained at the Attalla City Hall.  Please contact Jason Nicholson at 256-441-9200 or jnicholson@attallacity.org for obtaining the Contract Documents.   

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids, and to award the contract to the lowest and responsible bidder. 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

DATED: January2, 2024

THE CITY OF ATTALLA

BY: Larry Means, Mayor

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on the 25 day of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.., the Board of Adjust-ments of the City of Gadsden will hold a regularly scheduled public hearing in the Council Chamber at City Hall, First Floor, 90 Broad Street to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard, in opposition to or in favor of, the following request:

“A request for a special exception to operate a Child Daycare at New Destiny Christian Church INC., the Property is Zoned R-1, Single Family Residence on the following described property:

Parcel One: Lots Number Nine (9), Eighteen (18), Nineteen (19), Twenty (20), Twenty-one (21), and Twenty-two (22) in block number one (1) in Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, a re-survey and subdivision of Lots Sixty-eight (68), Sixty-nine (69), Seventy (70) and Seventy-one (71) of the India Sutherlin Estate, lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

Parcel Two:  Lot Number 17 in Block Number 1, of the Presley Addition to the City of Gadsden, as the same appears of record in Plat Book “D”, Page 215, in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama. Said Presley Addition being a resurvey and subdivision of Lots 68,69,71 and 71 of the India Sutherlin Estate.

Parcel Three: All of Lots Twenty-two (22) and Nine (9) in Block (1) of the Presley Addition lying West of a line ten (10) feet West of and parallel to the lot line produced between Lots Twenty -one (21) and Twenty-two (22) of Block Twenty-One (21); and Lots No. 1,2,3, and 4 in Presley Addition Number Two and all that portion of the strip of land formerly used as right of way for the Rome-Gadsden branch of the Southern Railway situated in the NE ¼ of the NW 1/4 , Sec-tion 35, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, being all the property conveyed to the seller by J. D. Isbell, Jr and V. C. Payne on September 18, 1953 and lying and being in Etowah County, Alabama. (Street Address being 201 Goldenrod Avenue)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 25 of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

“A request for a variance to reduce the required setbacks for building a home on a small lot in a   R-1, One Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot numbers One (1), two (2) and Three (3) in Block Number Five (5) in Kershaw Addition to East Gadsden, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, page 43, in the Etowah County, Alabama be, and is hereby Vested in Edge Family Properties, LLC. As such, the Clerk of this Court shall execute a Clerk’s deed vesting all right, title, and interest in and to said property in edge Family Properties, LLC. (Street Address Being 1405 Norman Street)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, the 25 of January, 2024 at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

“A request for a variance to reduce the required setbacks for building a home on a small lot in a   R-1, One Family Residence District on the following described property:

Lot Number Four (4) in Block Number Five (5) in Kershaw Addition according to a map

thereof recorded in Plat Book “D”, Page 43, Probate Office and lying and being in Gadsden,

Etowah County, Alabama, and being subject to the rights, if any, of the Alabama Power Co. as

described in Deed Record “6-F,” page 397, said Probate Office, Gadsden, Etowah County,

Alabama. Together with any improvements located thereon. (Street Address Being 1407 Norman Street)

January 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-900488-GCD

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

$6,580.00 U.S. Currency,

Smith & Wesson SD 9 VE 9mm Pistol

Serial # FYH1377

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Juandra Lanard Pierce

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY AND FIREARM:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture, and ultimate disposition of the above-described currency and fire-arm.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 1st day of March 2024.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other in-terest in said property.

DONE this the 2nd day of January 2024

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF CONDEMNATION-FORFEITURE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO: CV-23-108-GCD

STATE OF ALABAMA, ex rel: Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit,

PLAINTIFF

$1,380.00 U.S. Currency,

2001 Ford Crown Victoria

VIN # 2FAFP73W81X121043

DEFENDANT

In Re:  Corey Dejuan Gilley

TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY CLAIMING AN OWNER’S BONA FIDE IN-TEREST IN THE HEREINABOVE DESCRIBED CURRENCY AND VEHICLE:

WHEREAS, the State of Alabama has filed its complaint in the above-described action seeking condemnation, forfeiture, and ultimate disposition of the above-described currency and vehicle.  You are hereby notified that you must answer said Complaint by the 1st day of March 2024.  Failure to file such answer shall result in your loss of any claimed owner’s or other interest in said property.

DONE this the 2nd day of January 2024

Cassandra Johnson, Circuit Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

January 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 2/08/2024.

2012 Audi A4. VIN: WAUFAFL3CN017856

Jon Denney

2871 Section Line Rd

Albertville, AL. 35950

January 5 and 12, 2024

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