The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 20, 2012

Royce Bright

— The funeral for Royce Gene Bright, 75, of Harvest will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Spry Funeral Home with Jason Moore and Eric Mattox officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the funeral home.

Mr. Bright died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Huntsville Hospital.

Royce Bright was born April 18, 1937, in Blount County. He was a retired carpenter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Odessa Bright; daughter, Donna Partin; and brother, Billy Wayne Bright.

Survivors include sons, Victor Bright of Estill Springs, Tenn., Scottie Bright and Tim Bright, both of Temple, Ga.; sisters, Laverne Donovan and Betty Morris, both of Athens; special cousin, Dennis Bright of Harvest; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Sign the online guestbook at

Text Only


Do you agree with the U.S. House’s decision to sue President Obama?

     View Results
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee