Obituaries

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212, 2021

Windy Watson Counts

December 2nd, 2021|

Windy Watson Counts August 22, 1983 – December 2, 2021 Windy Watson Counts of Opelika passed away at her residence on December 2, 2021 at the age of 38. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paula Spears and Eddie Watson. She is survived by her husband of almost 5 years; Steven Counts; daughter,

3011, 2021

Thomas G. Weed

November 30th, 2021|

Thomas G. Weed December 31, 1940 – November 30, 2021 Thomas G. Weed passed away on November 30, 2021 at the age of 80.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mildred E. Engle Weed; children, Colly Weed (Diane); Charles Weed; and 3 grandchildren.

3011, 2021

Joe R. Arrington

November 30th, 2021|

July 27, 1948 – November 30, 2021 Mr. Joe Arrington, 73, passed on November 30, 2021 at his residence in Camp Hill, Alabama. Joe was born in Florida on July 27, 1948 to the late, Joe Rufus and Margaret Steeley Arrington. He is survived by his wife, Diane Ingram Arrington of 17 years; children, Shannon

2411, 2021

Misty D. Tumlin

November 24th, 2021|

Misty D. Tumlin December 5, 1973 – November 24, 2021   Misty D Tumlin passed away on November 24, 2021 at the age of 47. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. CT at Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers located at 21927 US Highway 280 Camp Hill,

1811, 2021

Marianne Blackwell

November 18th, 2021|

BLACKWELL (STEED), Marianne age 90 passed away peacefully in her daughter’s home at Lake Martin in Alabama on November 18, 2021. She will be remembered as a wonderful person with a feisty, fun-filled personality and a great sense of humor.  She was dearly loved and loved so many. Marianne was born in Aliceville, AL and

411, 2021

William Braston Edwards Jr.

November 4th, 2021|

William Braston Edwards Jr. of Auburn, Alabama passed away on November 4th, 2021 at the age of 70. He was born on May 8th, 1951 in South Portland Maine to the late William and Winnie Edwards. He is also proceeded in death by his wife Vaughn Edwards and his Grand Daughter Brittany Edwards. He is

211, 2021

Joyce Diane Boatwright

November 2nd, 2021|

Joyce Diane Boatwright August 3, 1947 – November 2, 2021 Joyce Diane Boatwright passed away November 2, 2021 at the age of 74. She was born on August 3, 1947 in Birmingham, Al to the late Alfonso Johnson and Flora Evans Johnson. She is preceded in death by her step sister, Janice Breault. She is

3010, 2021

Sandra Hall McCarty

October 30th, 2021|

Sandra Hall McCarty July 9, 1951 – October 30, 2021 Sandra McCarty of Notasulga, Alabama passed away on October 30, 2021 at the age of 70. Sandra was born on July 9, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois to the late George and Jewell Holt Hall. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, John

2910, 2021

Richard J. Haigh

October 29th, 2021|

Richard J. Haigh 1930-2021 Richard J Haigh 91, passed away peacefully with family at his bedside, on Friday, October 29, 2021. Born March 3, 1930 in Dover, NH, he was the son of William and Doris (Goodwin) Haigh. He graduated from Dover High School, Class of 1948, and served in the U. S Navy for

2610, 2021

Rena Williams

October 26th, 2021|

  April 6,1940 - October 26, 2021 Rena was born in Birmingham, daughter of Haskins Williams III and Mary Tippins Williams. She attended Randolph-Macon College, the University of Florida, and Auburn University as an undergraduate. She subsequently earned an MA in English at the University of Washington in Seattle. While a graduate student, she started

2510, 2021

Robert Earl Jackson

October 25th, 2021|

Robert Earl Jackson Robert Earl Jackson passed away on October 25, 2021. Robert was born July 23, 1948 to the late Mary Louise Pike Jackson and George Earl Jackson. He is predeceased in death by his sister, Carolyn Fay Phillips and brother, Clifford Ray Jackson. He is survived by his sister, Vivian Jackson McCain and

1209, 2021

Betty Ann Huff Sells

September 12th, 2021|

Betty Ann Huff Sells January 19, 1948 – September 12, 2021 Betty Ann Huff Sells passed away on September 12, 2021 at her residence in Notasulga, AL. She was 73 years old. Betty was born January 19, 1948 in Dadeville, Alabama to the late Mary and Marvin Huff. She is also preceded in death by

909, 2021

Sara Ann Thrift

September 9th, 2021|

Sara Ann Thrift May 6, 1959 – September 9, 2021 Sara Ann Thrift passed away on September 9, 2021 at the age of 62. Sara Ann Thrift was born on May 6, 1959 to the late, Arthur and Bertha Kent. She is also preceded in death by her son, Christopher Thrift; and special friend, James

409, 2021

Mary Helen Locke

September 4th, 2021|

Mary Helen Locke  1946 – 2021  Mary Helen Locke of Selma, Alabama passed away at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama on September 4, 2021 at the age of 74. She was a resident at the Epworth House in Selma, Alabama. She was born on December 27, 1946 in Montgomery, Alabama. She is survived

109, 2021

Walter Marcellus Boyett Jr.

September 1st, 2021|

On September 1st at 9 p.m. Walter Marcellus Boyett Jr. lost his battle with Covid and went to join our Heavenly Father, finally free from pain and wheelchair confinement. He was 95 years and 7 months old and at home, on Smith Ave, Prattville, AL when he passed. He was happily married to Helen Inez

1908, 2021

Johnny Frank Cassiano

August 19th, 2021|

Johnny Frank Cassiano November 3, 1945 – August 19, 2021 Johnny Frank Cassiano passed away on August 19, 2021 in Dadeville, Alabama at the age of 75. He is survived by his wife, Tammy Cassiano; son, Chad (Fran) Cassiano; daughter, Leigh (Nolan) Cassiano; stepchildren, Crystal (James) Starr, Brian Keith Hayes, and Brittany Cook; 11 grandchildren,

1808, 2021

Donna Adele (Pray) Heatherly,

August 18th, 2021|

Donna Adele (Pray) Heatherly, 78, of Stockton, AL. passed away on Wednesday August 18, 2021. Donna was born on November 26, 1942 to the late Raymond and Violet (Nelson) Pray in Litchfield, MN. Donna was preceded in death by her spouse of 48 years James E. Heatherly. Parents Raymond Pray and Violet and one grandson

808, 2021

James Melvin Jones

August 8th, 2021|

James Melvin Jones June 8, 1930 - August 8, 2021 Major (Ret.) James Melvin Jones of Tallassee, Alabama passed away at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on August 8, 2021 at the age of 91. He was born on June 8, 1930 in Tallassee to the late Tom and Janie Jones. He is

808, 2021

Elianna Diane Mayhew

August 8th, 2021|

Elianna Diane Mayhew November 19, 2000 - August 8, 2021 Elianna Diane Mayhew of Calera, Alabama passed away unexpectedly on August 8, 2021, at the age of 20. She was born on November 19, 2000, in Tetiiv, Ukraine, and was adopted by her parents, R. Ronald Mayhew, Jr., (“Ronnie”) and Julia W. Mayhew, on February

608, 2021

Rebecca Sue Benefield

August 6th, 2021|

Rebecca Sue Benefield March 22, 1957 - August 6, 2021 On Friday, August 6th, 2021, Rebecca Sue (Susie) Benefield, loving mother of three children, passed away at the age of 64.  She left behind former husband and cherished friend Stephen Randy Ogles. Loving mother of Clifford Estes (Carrie), Stephen Ogles, Jr, William Ogles (Jennifer) and

508, 2021

Charlotte Angela Dunaway

August 5th, 2021|

Charlotte Angela Dunaway 6/12/1964 – 8/5/2021 Charlotte passed away on August 5, 2021 at the age of 57. She was proceeded in death by both parents, Benjamin and Violet. She is survived by her children, Bobby and Melissa Mcdow; goddaughters, Bridgette and Kim; other godchildren, the misfits, all over Bessemer and Brighton; and Drake and

3107, 2021

Mr. Howard Jones, Jr.

July 31st, 2021|

Mr. Howard Jones, Jr., age 72, of Opelika, AL passed away at EAMC on July 31,2021. He was born in Rhode Island to the late Howard Jones, Sr. and Beatrice Jones.  Mr. Jones is survived by his children, Angela (Darrell) Shelton, Howard (Erin) Jones 3rd, Wade Jones and Alan Tran; 2 brothers; Ronnie (Tina) Ruest

2607, 2021

Billy Joe Williams

July 26th, 2021|

Billy Joe Williams, age 89, of Alexander City, Alabama passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021. Billy was born August 15, 1931. Acelebration of life memorial service for Billy will be held Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 3770 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, Alabama 36867. Fond memories and expressions of

2307, 2021

E.B. “Skip” Turner, Jr.

July 23rd, 2021|

E.B. “Skip” Turner, Jr. February 3, 1937 – July 23, 2021 E.B. “Skip” Turner, Jr. passed away on July 23, 2021 at the age of 84. Skip was born on February 3, 1937 to the late, E.B. Turner, Sr. and Kathleen Allan Turner. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary C. Turner.

1807, 2021

Mary Ann Pritchard McKelvey

July 18th, 2021|

Mary Ann Pritchard McKelvey August 31, 1941 – July 18, 2021 Funeral service for Mrs. Mary Ann Pritchard McKelvey, 79, of Jackson’s Gap, AL, will be Tuesday, July 20th at 4:00 pm at Eagle Creek Baptist Church. Pastor Taylor Gurley will officiate. Burial will follow in the Eagle Creek Community Cemetery. The family will receive

1707, 2021

James Randall Lamb

July 17th, 2021|

On Saturday, July 17, 2021. James Randall Lamb, known as "Jim Lamb," passed away at the age of 54. Jim was a very loving and devoted husband, a wonderful father, a best friend to his brothers and his family, and he was a friend to everyone.   Jim was born on January 15,1967, to Mr.

1707, 2021

James L Barnes (Jim)

July 17th, 2021|

James L Barnes (Jim), age 79, of Dadeville died peacefully at home on July 17, 2021. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Floye Elizabeth Barnes and James Lesley Barnes Sr, and his son James Eugene Barnes (Gene).  Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jo Anne Huey Barnes of Dadeville; his

1107, 2021

Lucia (Lucy) M. Potter

July 11th, 2021|

Lucia (Lucy) M Potter of Phenix City, Alabama passed away at Home on July 11, 2021 at the age of 72. She was born on June 18, 1949 in the Parish of Raminho of the municipality of. Angra do Heroismo Azores Portugal.   She is survived by her soulmate of almost 27 years Nick and

1107, 2021

Charles C. (“Charner”) Heard

July 11th, 2021|

Charles C. (“Charner”) Heard, 83, passed away on July 11, 2021 in St Louis, Missouri, surrounded by his family. He was born April 17th, 1938 in Atlanta, Georgia, the eldest child of William Henry Heard and Mildred Lifsey Heard. As the son of a Baptist preacher, he lived in several locations throughout the Southeast during

407, 2021

Torrey Alvin Davis

July 4th, 2021|

Torrey Alvin Davis was born October 21, 1971 to Billy Alvin Davis and Sondra Jean Craven in the Decatur General Hospital. He departed this earth on the Fourth of July 2021 at his mother’s home in Athens Alabama.  Torrey is survived by his daughter Kennedy Noelle Davis, his mother, Sondra Cargile, his sisters Tammy Bernier

307, 2021

Lori Beth Graham

July 3rd, 2021|

Lori Beth Graham February 20, 1978 -  July 3, 2021   Lori Beth Graham passed on July 3, 2021 at the age of 43. She was born February 20, 1978. She is survived by her loving mother, Diana Addington Woodings; father Michael Graham; and a host of family and friends to mourn her passing. A

207, 2021

Herman Eugene Wesson

July 2nd, 2021|

Herman Eugene Wesson August 6, 1942 - July 2, 2021 Herman Eugene Wesson passed away on July 2, 2021 at the age of 78. A memorial service will be held for Eugene on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 2 p.m. CT in the chapel of Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers in Camp Hill, Alabama.

107, 2021

Odis Daniel Carver

July 1st, 2021|

Odis Daniel Carver October 11, 1957 – July 1, 2021 Odis Daniel Carver passed away on July 1, 2021 at home. He was 63 years old. Odis Daniel Carver was born on October 11, 1957 to the late, Odis Daniel Carver, Sr. and Sara Pearl Taylor Carver. He is survived by Megan Johnson, Daniel Carver,

2606, 2021

Cecil Furman Harris

June 26th, 2021|

  Cecil Furman Harris April 8, 1941– June 26, 2021 Mr. Cecil Furman Harris passed on June 26, 2021 in Dadeville, Alabama. He was 80 years old. Cecil was born on April 8, 1941 to the late, Furman Green and Frances Ellison Harris. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Judy B. Harris;

2406, 2021

Mattie Miller

June 24th, 2021|

  Mattie Miller August 15, 1953 – June 24, 2021   Mattie Miller passed peacefully on June 24, 2021 at her residence in Jackson’s Gap at the age of 67. Mattie was born on August 15, 1953 to the late, John A. Davis and Mary Edna Sims. She is also preceded in death by her

1906, 2021

Richard “Dick” Osborn

June 19th, 2021|

Richard “Dick” Osborn, our beloved Opa, passed away peacefully at home June 19, 2021 at the age of 88. Dick was born in Suffern, NY on June 16, 1933 to Gary and Elizabeth Osborn. Dick served 22years in the US Air Force as a Senior Master Sergeant and continued working as a civilian with the

1006, 2021

Martha Ann Bryant Patterson

June 10th, 2021|

Martha Ann Bryant Patterson April 15, 1948 – June 10, 2021 Martha Ann Bryant Patterson, 73, of Dadeville, Alabama passed on June 10, 2021 in Dadeville. Visitation for Ms. Patterson will be held in the chapel of Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers located at 21927 US Highway 280 in Camp Hill on Tuesday, June

306, 2021

Philip Jost, Jr.

June 3rd, 2021|

Philip Jost, Jr. January 19, 1955 – June 3, 2021 Phillip Jost, Jr. of Salem, Alabama, 66, passed away at Piedmont Hospital in Columbus, Georgia on June 3, 2021. A graveside service with military honors are scheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. eastern time at Lakeview Memory Gardens located at 3800 Highway

2405, 2021

Thomas Allen Cain

May 24th, 2021|

Thomas Allen Cain of Dadeville, AL, passed away at EAMC on May 24, 2021, at the age of 69. He was born on February 13, 1952, to Carl Eugene and Mary Lou Cain. He is also preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Amanda Louise Cain; sisters, Jean Cain Johns and Donna Jo

2405, 2021

Melissa Lourie Ann Riley

May 24th, 2021|

On Monday, May 24, 2021 Melissa Lourie Ann Riley passed away in her home at the age of 53. She was born on October 16, 1967 in Phenix City, Alabama to Wallace and Gaynell Riley. She had four children, Ashley, Brandy, Cody, and Paige and 7 grandchildren.    Lourie Ann was a compassionate and caring

2405, 2021

Robin Jennings Huff

May 24th, 2021|

Robin Jennings Huff June 21, 1958 – May 24, 2021 Robin Jennings Huff, of Dadeville, Alabama passed on May 24, 2021 in Dadeville at the age of 62. She was born June 21, 1958 to the late, James Barnes and Murreal Elizabeth Jennings. She is survived by her husband, James Huff; daughter, Manda (John) Beals;

2405, 2021

Steven Wayne Smith

May 24th, 2021|

Steven Wayne Smith December 22, 1949 – May 24, 2021 Steven Wayne Smith, 71, passed on May 24, 2021 in Prattville, Alabama. Steven Smith was born on December 22, 1949 to the late, Durwood and Ruth Smith. He is survived by his brother, Auby Smith; nephews: Lee Smith, Durb Smith and Sonja Smith; daughter, Stefanie

505, 2021

Muriel Nella Sillis Black

May 5th, 2021|

On the morning of 05/05/2021, Muriel Nella Sillis Black passed away in her home after a short illness. Muriel was born December 17, 1938 in London, England to Robert and Dorothy Sillis and older sister Barbara. She met the love of her life, Larry Black, in England while he was serving in the US Army.

405, 2021

Raymond Reagan

May 4th, 2021|

Raymond Reagan, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away at Baptist South Hospital on May 4, 2021 at the age of 72. He was a Navy Veteran and retired mechanic of Reagan Brother’s Auto Shop, He was born on November 6, 1948 in Alabama to the late Roland and Ora Nell Reagan. He is also preceded in

105, 2021

Roy Gary Sims

May 1st, 2021|

Roy Gary Sims October 29, 1955 – May 1, 2021   Gary Sims, passed on May 1, 2021 at the age of 65. Visitation for Gary will be held from 5-7 pm on May 5, 2021 in the chapel of Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers. Funeral will be at Dadeville Church of God Thursday,

105, 2021

James Roy (Jamey) Henderson

May 1st, 2021|

James Roy (Jamey) Henderson January 17, 1967 – May 1, 2021 James Roy “Jamey” Henderson passed on May 1, 2021 in Opelika, Alabama.  He was 54 years old. Jamey is survived by his parents, Jim and Bonnie Henderson of Opelika, AL,  his sister Heather Henderson and brother-in-law, Sam Jarvis of North Carolina.   Jamey is also

2704, 2021

Theris Michael “Mike” Wilbanks

April 27th, 2021|

Theris Michael “Mike” Wilbanks 12/22/1958 – 04/27/2021 Mike Wilbanks passed at his residence on April 27, 2021 at the age of 62. A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Mike on Friday, April 30th at Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers at 5:00 p.m. CT with Caleb Doster officiating. Mike was born in

2604, 2021

Leonard Ellington Byrd

April 26th, 2021|

Leonard Ellington Byrd 1967-2021 Leonard Ellington Byrd was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on January 8, 1967 and passed away at his home in Opelika, Alabama on April 25, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard Bernard Byrd, Sr. and LaDean Gale Peacock; brother, Leonard Bernard Byrd, Jr. He is survived by

2404, 2021

Shawn Christopher Blick

April 24th, 2021|

Shawn Christopher Blick was born January 22, 1969 in Houston, Texas. He was a loving father and husband to his wife, Dixie Hinkle Blick and 2 children, Ray Blick age 6 and Stella Blick age 4. He was raised in Cupertino, California by his mother Marcia Christyne Blick. He enjoyed reading the Wall Street Journal,

2304, 2021

Luanne Henkel

April 23rd, 2021|

Luanne Henkel 12/10/1954-04/22/2021   Mrs. Luanne Henkel, 66, of Dadeville passed away on April 22, 2021 at her home. She is survived by her partner, Steve Schmittner; Brother, Ricky Cadd (Peggy); and sisters, Sue Martinez (Jessie) and Laura Hughes. She is preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Kenneth F Henkel and her

2204, 2021

Edna Lorene Hamilton Bess

April 22nd, 2021|

Edna Lorene Hamilton Bess, age 78, affectionally known as Miz Lou, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2021, due to COVID-19. She was born on August 1, 1942, in Sylacauga, Alabama, to Floyd and Bertha Hamilton.   Miz Lou loved to love on people. Until her retirement in 2017, she owned and managed Colonel Tom’s

1904, 2021

William E. Flournoy

April 19th, 2021|

William E. Flournoy (61) departed this world on April 19, 2021.  A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28

1804, 2021

Nancy C. Patterson

April 18th, 2021|

Nancy C. Patterson February 24, 1935 – April 18, 2021 Nancy C. Patterson of Dadeville, AL was born February 24, 1935 and passed away at Dadeville Healthcare on April 18, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ralph C. Patterson, numerous siblings, and her parents. She is survived by her son, Ralph W.

1504, 2021

JAMES HARRY “COUGAR” PHILLIPS

April 15th, 2021|

JAMES HARRY "COUGAR" PHILLIPS passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 in Alex City, AL , due to Heart Failure. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray M. Phillips and Lois Allen Phillips, and his grandparents Oliver and Nannie Allen, and Warner and Alice Phillips. He was born November 3, 1943, minutes after his

1404, 2021

Ronald Cordell “Bubba” Clark, Jr

April 14th, 2021|

Ronald Cordell “Bubba” Clark, Jr May 12, 1982 – April 14, 2021 Ronald Cordell “Bubba” Clark Jr. was originally of Madison, TN, but was currently residing in Birmingham, AL at the time of his passing on April 14, 2021. He was 38 years old. He is preceded in death by his parents, Janice and Ronald

1304, 2021

Leitha Jean Webster Wynn

April 13th, 2021|

Leitha Jean Webster Wynn 1930-2021 Leitha Jean Webster Wynn of Auburn (Formerly of Reeltown, Alabama), was born April 8, 1930 to the late Charlie and Hixie Webster and passed away peacefully at Bethany House on April 13, 2021. Leitha was 91 years old. Leitha was a member of Parkway Baptist Church and the Hope Sunday

3103, 2021

Rosa Maria Polo Weinbaum

March 31st, 2021|

Rosa Maria Polo Weinbaum, of Panama, passed away on March 31, 2021 at the age of 93. Arrangements will be announced at a later date.

3103, 2021

Deena Marie Teveldahl

March 31st, 2021|

Deena Marie Teveldahl August 23, 1966 – March 31, 2021 Deena Marie Teveldahl passed away peacefully and quietly on March 31, 2021 at the age of 54. She is survived by her loving husband, Gary Teveldahl, of 24 years; her daughter, Eva Marie Teveldahl; and her sister, Patti Burton. Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers

3003, 2021

Lewis Kranz

March 30th, 2021|

Lewis Kranz, 67, passed away at his home in Dadeville, Alabama on March 30th. Lewis was the son of Lewis M. Kranz and Nina Kranz (née Kitchen) also of Kenosha. He was born in Kenosha on April 18th, 1953, and grew up as part of a military family, living in a variety of places across

2903, 2021

Rena Shavon Jones

March 29th, 2021|

Rena Shavon Jones September 25, 1985 - March 29, 2021 Rena Shavon Jones passed on March 29, 2021 at the age of 35. Visitation will be held in the chapel of Alabama Funeral Home & Cremation Centers at 11:00 am CT on Tuesday, April 6th until the graveside service at noon in Tallapoosa County Memory

2303, 2021

Edward Shane Perry

March 23rd, 2021|

Edward Shane Perry Feb 16th, 1976 - March 23rd, 2021. Mr. Edward Shane Perry, age 45, formally of Lanett, AL, passed away on March 23rd, 2021 in Lagrange, GA. He was born February 16th, 1976. Mr. Perry is survived by his two children, Lainey Makall Perry, of Cusseta, AL, and Zachery Mitchell Scott Perry, of

703, 2021

Johnny Ray Abercrombie

March 7th, 2021|

Johnny Ray Abercrombie May 20, 1970 – March 7, 2021 Johnny Ray Abercrombie was born Wednesday, May 20th, 1970 at 1:00 am and passed on March 7, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, William McKinley and Hazel Abercrombie and grandmother, Annie Laura Branch. He is survived by his parents, Ray and Laura

703, 2021

Willie James Gilmore

March 7th, 2021|

Willie James Gilmore 05/14/1938 – 03/07/2021 Willie James “Slim” Gilmore of Phenix City, Alabama passed away at Columbus Hospice on March 7, 2021 at the age of 82. There are no services scheduled at this time. The family intends to hold a memorial service at a later date. Willie was born on May 14, 1938

403, 2021

Vonnie Ragsdale Hays

March 4th, 2021|

Vonnie Ragsdale Hays July 11, 1935 – March 4, 2021 Vonnie passed on March 4, 2021 at her residence in Camp Hill, Alabama. She was 85 years old. A visitation for Vonnie will be held at Alabama Funeral Homes & Cremation Centers on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2 pm CT until the time of

2002, 2021

Harvey Leonard Venn

February 20th, 2021|

December 13th 1968 - February 20th 2021 Harvey was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and moved to Alabama at the age of 4. He was preceded in death by his mother, Beth Venn,father, Harvey Venn, grandparents, Leonard and Dot Dobson, very special brother-in-law/best friend, Tony Sanders, and niece, Amanda Young. Harvey was a hard worker.

1402, 2021

James Monroe

February 14th, 2021|

James Monroe 04/30/1950 – 02/14/2021 James Monroe passed on February 14, 2021 at his residence at the age of 70 years old. A visitation for James will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 5-7 pm CT. Funeral service will be held Thursday, February18th at 11 am CT in the chapel of Alabama Funeral

1302, 2021

Billy Thomas Coker

February 13th, 2021|

  Billy Thomas Coker, age 86, died in his home in Dadeville, Alabama on February 13, 2021. He was a proud Air Force Veteran who served during the Korean War era as an aircraft mechanic. Billy was a giver at heart, never met a stranger, and loved his family and friends! He is survived by

802, 2021

David Burr Wilcox

February 8th, 2021|

  January 1, 1937 – February 8, 2021 Celebration of a life well lived. David Burr Wilcox, age 84, passed from this temporary life into the glorious presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus on February 8, 2021. He was surrounded by his adoring children. He is survived by his 7 children, James (Patricia) Wilcox,

3101, 2021

John Wayne Barber

January 31st, 2021|

John Wayne Barber February 5, 1963 – January 31, 2021 John Wayne Barber passed suddenly on January 31, 2021 at the age of 57. He was a resident of Glenwood Center in Florence, AL and prior resident of Clarksville, TN. John was born on February 5, 1963 to the late, Martha Jamison Maddox. He had nine siblings.

2001, 2021

Susan Whitney

January 20th, 2021|

January 22, 1957 – January 20, 2021 Ms. Susan I Whitney passed away unexpectedly on January 20, 2021. She was born on January 22, 1957 in Talladega county to Donald M. and Sara J. Skaggs. She is preceded in death by her parents; grandparents; former husband, Preston Whitney; and grandson, Taylor. Susan was survived by

1801, 2021

Sandra Jamison Lee

January 18th, 2021|

Sandra Jamison Lee was born to the late June and Bobby Morgan in Sebring Florida, February 15, 1948 and passed away in Cuseta AL January 18,2021, surrounded by family. She was 72 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Lee; brother, Terry and daughter Patricia Meadows. She is survived by her son, Wayne Swiney (Wendy); nephew, Jamie Jaminson; grandchildren, Wesley Luck, Vallie Ingram,

1701, 2021

Gwendolyn Oates Boyett

January 17th, 2021|

On Sunday morning January 17, after a long and valiant battle, Gwendolyn Oates Boyett, lost her fight with cancer and went to live and dance with the angels in the house of the Lord. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Steve Boyett and their daughter Michele Renee Sims and her husband Gary

1501, 2021

Trellis Lynette Hood (Schwertfegar)

January 15th, 2021|

Trellis Lynette Hood (Schwertfegar) of Willow Springs, MO,  and resident of Dadeville, AL went to be with our lord and savior on January 15, 2021. She is survived by her children, Kissindra Viencia Welcher (Brian Keith Welcher), Norman Larry Bliss (Amanda Jane Bliss), and  Edgar Jackson Bliss (Felicia Bethea Bliss); 9 Grandchildren, 4 Great-Grandchildren; Numerous nieces, nephews,

1501, 2021

Mary Louise Hays Stokes Mallette

January 15th, 2021|

  Mary Louise Hays Stokes   Mallette joined that Heavenly Choir at age 89 on Friday, January 15, 2021, in Opelika, Alabama. Mary Louwas born near Mobile Alabama to Samuel Elisha Hays and Myrtle Mae Davis on March 17, 1931. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She was an independent,

1811, 2021

Burial vs. Cremation Services: Which is Best?

November 18th, 2021|

How do you decide between burial and cremation? This is a highly personal decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. However, if you are creating your own end-of-life plan or planning a funeral service for a loved one, here are some things to consider.

1511, 2021

Alabama Burial and Cremation Laws

November 15th, 2021|

Perhaps one of the essential Alabama Burial Laws that you need to be aware of is Alabama Code 34-13-111. It reads, “Every funeral service, memorial service, or committal service, or part thereof, that is conducted in Alabama, for hire or for profit, shall be in the actual charge and shall be under the direct supervision

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