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ABSHER, Wiley
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Wiley Ray Absher, 87, died January 12, 2006. He was born November 20, 1918 in Cullman County to Spurgeon and Minnie Phillips Absher. He is survived by his wife, Louise Kretzschmar Absher; a daughter, Cynthia Diane Hamby; a son, Charlie Ray (Janice) Absher; two stepdaughters, Sandra Eileen Sims of Fairview, and Luanne (Atlee) Beene of Chattanooga, TN; 4 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; a step great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Pearl Absher; five sisters; three brothers; and his parents. Interment was at Holly Pond Cemetery under the direction of Hanceville Funeral Home.

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ADAMSON, Eunice
LINEVILLE, ALABAMA: Eunice M. Adamson, 87, died August 24, 2008. She retired from Higgins Manufacturing Company, and was a caretaker. She attended Campbell Springs Church of Christ. Survivors include four sons, Curtis Adamson (Sarah) of Ashland, and Roy Adamson (Donna), Bobby Adamson (Cathy), and Jimmy Adamson (Jelima), all of Lineville; a daughter, Lisa Hanner (Mike) of Shelby; five sisters, Dot Carmack (Ish) of Talladega, Ozeal Smith and Margaret Turner, both of Heflin, and Annie Latham (Edward) and Reba Horn (James), all of Lineville; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlis C. Adamson. Services were held at Lineville Church of Christ. Interment was at Springhill Christian Church Cemetery with arrangements by Benefield Funeral Home.

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ADAIR, William J.
SULLIGENT, ALABAMA: William J. "Buddy" Adair, 71, died December 20, 2007. He was born April 12, 1936 in Lowndes County, MS to Ella Eleise Eaves Adair and William Jackson Adair, Sr. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Columbus, MS, and was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association. He is survived by his wife, Bonita Adair; his mother, Eleise Adair of Hamilton, MS; and two brothers, Kenneth Adair of Hamilton, MS, and Larry (Barbara) Adair of Houston, TX. He was preceded in death by his father, William Jackson Adair, Sr. Interment was at Furnace Hill Cemetery under the direction of Otts Funeral Home.

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AGEE, Jessie
THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA: Jessie Gilder Agee, 93, was born December 22, 1912, and died August 5, 2006. Survivors include a daughter, Marie A. Slade of Thomasville; a sister, Jeanette White of Coffeeville; a son-in-law, Willis Slade of Thomasville; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Bashan Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.

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ALLEY, Raymond
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Raymond L. Alley, 79, died February 9, 2009. He was born August 22, 1929. He retired from Kraft Food Sales, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include a daughter, Rae Ann Hackett (Lloyd); a sister, Hilda Zimmerman; a brother, John Robert Alley; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Interment was at Valley View Memorial Gardens by Spry Funeral Home.

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AMMONS, Lily
SELMA, ALABAMA: Lily P. Ammons, 85, died October 29, 2008. She was born September 28, 1923 to J.L. Copeland and Ada Lee Sanders Copeland. She was a graduate of Wallace Community College. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse in private home health care. She is survived by two sons, Ron Ammons (Brenda), and L.B. "Sonny" Ammons (Lynda); 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.B. Ammons, Sr.; her parents; a sister; and two brothers. Interment was at New Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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ARD, Norma
MALVERN, ALABAMA: Norma Lee Ard, 12, died March 12, 1934. She was born September 17, 1921. Survivors include her mother; a sister, Mary L. Ard; and three brothers, G.P., R.A., and Dennis L. Ard. She was preceded in death by her father. Services were held at Piney Grove Church. Interment was at Winslette Chapel Cemetery. Note: Her parents' names were Fred and Mollie Lee.

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ARNOLD, Carl
GENEVA, ALABAMA: Carl Reagan Arnold, 58, died September 22, 1996 at Wiregrass Hospital in Geneva. He was born January 3, 1938 to William Everett and Lorena Arnold. He was a retired civil service supervisor at Eglin Air Force Base, and a military veteran. Survivors include a son, Kym Arnold of Geneva; five sisters, Regina Owens of Dothan, Gail Strack of Fairhope, Sue Little of Pensacola, FL, Evelyn Sylvest of Fort Walton Beach, FL and Ann Immelle of Benson City, WA; three brothers, Richard Arnold of Frederica, DE, and Reggie Arnold and Roger Arnold, both of Geneva; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Everett, Jr. Interment was at the Westville Cemetery in Holmes County, FL with arrangements by Pittman Funeral Home.

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BAILEY, Mary Jo
OPELIKA, ALABAMA: Mary Jo Bailey, 81, died September 4, 2007. She was born April 15, 1926 to the late James Herbert and Lillian Ethel Cooke. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by three sons, Harold A. Bailey, Jr. (Sabrina), Michael B. Bailey (Cindy), and Joel H. Bailey (Kristy); two daughters, Jeannine Turner (Tom), and Evelyn Herring (Richard); two brothers, James M. Cooke and Russell O. Cooke; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Bailey. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery by Fredericks Funeral Home.

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BALDWIN, Flossie
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Flossie Palmer Baldwin, 90, died March 7, 1988 in a Mobile hospital. She was a native of Dale County, AL. She was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church. She had been a minister's wife, and the couple served at multiple churches in the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Rev. Moses S. Baldwin, Sr.; three sons, William P. Baldwin of Huntsville, Moses Baldwin, Jr. of Mobile, and Joe H. Baldwin of Milton; a daughter, Frances M. Humphreys of Baton Rouge, LA; a sister, Mary Ruddick of Sebring, FL; 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at the Midland City Cemetery by Ward-Wilson Funeral Home of Dothan.

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BAKER, Abraham
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Abraham "Abe" Baker, 80, died April 27, 1990. He and his son, Lawrence, were the longtime co-owners of Village Bootery Inc. He was the former owner of Jay's Shoe Store in Montgomery, later representing A. Sandler Co. of Boston and Gran Sol Shoe Co. of Woburn, MA. He was a member of the Southeast Shoe Travelers' Association and the Two-Ten Association. Survivors include his wife, Anne Baker; a daughter, Sheila Miller of New York; and his son, Lawrence.

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BEARD, Lester
TROY, ALABAMA: Lester Beard died January 3, 2007 at Crenshaw County Medical Center. He was born August 25, 1925 to Henry Beard, Sr. and Pearlie Allen Beard. He had worked for General Motors in Saginaw, MI with 25 years of service, and was a member of Macedonia Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Survivors include a daughter, Pearl R. Watts (Lawrence) of Cincinnati, OH; a son, Henry Beard (Marchita Morgan) of Windsor, CT; four siblings, Leo Beard of Troy, Icleane Brundidge and Annie Ruth Beard of Montgomery, and Henry Beard, Jr. (Nell) of Los Angeles, CA; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; his cousins; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Horace Beard, Otha Beard, Jessie Beard and Clarence Beard. Services were held at Macedonia Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. Interment was at the church cemetery with arrangements by George F. Grubbs Funeral Home.

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BETTIS, Vivian
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Vivian Stevenson Bettis, 87, died January 7, 2006. She was born January 12, 1918. She is survived by five children, Lonnie (Shirley) Bettis, Jr., Hattie Washington, Jerome (Annette) Bettis of Lithonia, GA, Robert (Mattie) Bettis, and Daphne Bettis-Dudley ; a sister, Dorothy A. Sanderson; 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; four special friends, Mattie Austin, Queen E. Williams, Rudolph Bilbo, and Martin Bell; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie A. Bettis, Sr.; her mother, Celestine Augustus; and a brother, Henry Augustus. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery by Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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BLACKMON, Mabrey
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Mabrey N. Blackmon, 94, died August 2, 2001 at the Hanceville Nursing Home. He was born October 7, 1906 in Georgia to William and Tinnie Irene Nix Blackmon. He was a carpenter. Survivors include 5 nephews and 9 nieces. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Blackmon; and his parents. Services were held at Bethlehem West Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at the Bethlehem West Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Cullman Heritage Funeral Home.

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BLAIR, Addie
ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA: Addie Pearl Blair, 64, died November 27, 1972. She was born April 19, 1908. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, and had been an Enterprise resident for 22 years. Survivors include her husband, Snell Blair; a son, Mickey S. Blair; three daughters, Margaret B. Campbell; Sue Akers and Betty J. Jones; 4 half-sisters; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. Interment was at Meadowlawn Cemetery by Searcy Funeral Home.

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BLANKENSHIP, Mary
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Mary B. Blankenship, 81, died September 5, 2011. Survivors include two children, Donald E. (Rose) Blankenship and Deborah Blankenship Jackson, both of Birmingham; two sisters, Bettye J. Bates of Birmingham and Gwendolyn Bates Oden of Irvine, CA; two sisters-in-law, Frankie Blankenship Ayers and Marjorie Y. Blankenship, both of Birmingham; two brothers-in-law, Rev. Frank Dukes of Birmingham and Abraham Oden of Irvine, CA; 3 grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Highland Memorial Gardens by Davenport and Harris Funeral Home.

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BLOUNT, Cynthia
BAY MINETTE, ALABAMA: Cynthia Inez Hansen Blount, 79, died December 26, 2007. She was a substitute school teacher for the Baldwin County School Board. She was a member of the DAR, and attended the First Presbyterian Church of Bay Minette. She is survived by her husband, Paul Blount; four children, Paula (David) Dabney of Bay Minette, Cynthia (Kenny) McLaughlin of Bay Minette, Marsha (Faron) Hollinger of Spanish Fort, and Brian (Sonja) Blount of Fairhope; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Bay Minette Cemetery under the direction of Norris Funeral Home.

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BOUTWELL, Clifton
PHENIX CITY, ALABAMA: Clifton Leo Boutwell, 83, died December 9, 2008. He was born October 26, 1925 to the late Samuel Clifton Boutwell and Willie B. Sanders Boutwell. He was a member of Golden Acres Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Frances Knotts Boutwell; a daughter, Gail Boutwell Wynn; a son-in-law, Fred Lamar Wynn, Jr.; two sisters, Hazel Paul and Verlon Pilkinton; two brothers, Glenn Boutwell and Roscoe Boutwell; his nieces and nephews; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Gabriel Wynn. Interment was at Lakeview Memory Gardens under the direction of Vance Memorial Chapel.

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BRADFORD, Lula
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Lula G. Bradford, 77, died July 11, 1967 at the Druid City Hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. E.B. Stansell and Mrs. Jennie Kirk; two sisters, Mrs. Walter Gunn of Guntersville, and Mrs. Bryan Henry of Selma; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at the Guntersville City Cemetery with arrangements by Carr Funeral Home.

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BRANYON, Madge
FAYETTE, ALABAMA: Madge Branyon died October 4, 1979 at a local hospital. Survivors include four sons, Max, Hugh, James and Billie; a sister, Norma (John) Espy; and a brother, John Davidson. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Fayette. Interment was at the Fayette Cemetery under the direction of Norwood Funeral Home.

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BRASHIER, Bertha
WILSONVILLE, ALABAMA: Bertha Brashier, 92, died March 14, 2006. She was born June 27, 1913. She was a charter member of Pelham Church of God. She enjoyed cooking and quilting. She is survived by a son, Ivan Brashier (Robin) of Helena; two daughters, Marie Driggers (A.J.) of Hoover, and Joyce Willis (Jerry) of Wilsonville; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South under the direction of Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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BRASWELL, Nezba
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Nezba Elizabeth Acton Braswell, 72, died March 27, 1995. She was born July 7, 1922. Relatives include three daughters, Peggy Johnson of Selma, Janice Lovelady of Alabaster, and Betty Mitchell of Pensacola, FL; a son, James Braswell of Marshall, IL; a brother, William A. Acton of La Palma, CA; a stepsister, Lois Bailey of Alabaster; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was the wife of James O. Braswell. Interment was at Roy Cemetery.

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BRIGHT, Horace
THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA: Horace Bright, 83, died November 27, 2005 at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility in Thomasville. He was the retired owner of Bright's Body Shop, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Mike Soudenmier of Montgomery; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville under the direction of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.

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BRITTON, Savannah
AKRON, ALABAMA: Savanna Britton, 40, died August 7, 1977 at the Greene County Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Vandeeille Britton; her mother, Sue Hawkins of Akron; a brother; and an uncle. Services were held at St. Matthew's Methodist Church. Interment was at the New Akron Cemetery under the direction of Rollins Mortuary.

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BROOKINS, Chester L.
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Chester L. "Chuck" Brookins died September 5, 2008. He was born March 15, 1954. He played football for Eastern Arizona University, and returned to Mobile to play for the Mobile Generals. He was of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Vanessa Thomas; three daughters, Schniece Gaskin of Columbus, GA, Tennille (Dominick) Jamison, and Janina (Darron) Thomas, both of Mobile; a sister, Mary (Jeffrey) Bolden, five brothers, Minister Marzette (Karen) Brookins, Robert (Betty) Brookins, Arthur Brookins, Thomas (Jacquline) Brookins, and Tony Rowe; his grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mae Bell Rowe Brookins and Marzette Brookins. Services were held at St. Peter Baptist Church. Interment was at Lawn Haven Cemetery by Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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BROOKS, Johnny
McKENZIE, ALABAMA: Johnny Brooks, 88, died December 13, 2008. Survivors include a daughter, Lottie Norris of McKenzie; a son, Edward Brooks of McKenzie; a sister, Audrey Peavy of McKenzie; two brothers, James Brooks of McKenzie, and J.W. Brooks of Montgomery; 8 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at South Butler Cemetery by Johnson Funeral Home.

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BROWN, William, Jr.
DEMOPOLIS, ALABAMA: William Brown, Jr., 57, died May 2, 2007 at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham. He was born April 19, 1950. He had worked for the City of Demopolis Street Department with over 20 years of service, and was a member of Christian Chapel Baptist Church. He is survived by his father, William Brown, Sr. of Demopolis; a sister, Georgia Brown of Birmingham; 4 uncles; 3 aunts; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carrie Brown. Services were held Christian Chapel Baptist Church. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Demopolis by Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.

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BROXTON, Vera
HEADLAND, ALABAMA: Vera Mae Broxton died October 12, 1953 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan. She was born March 11, 1902 in Houston County, AL to Mr. and Mrs. Haisten Wiggins. Survivors include her husband, Willie Morgan Broxton; and two children; Catherine Folsom and Wyllette Gamble. Burial was at Piney Grove Church Cemetery with arrangements by Headland Mortuary.

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BULLARD, Gladys
ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA: Gladys Pynes Bullard, 97, died February 14, 2008. She was born December 1, 1910. She is survived by two sons, Byron Bullard of Monroeville, and Donald Bullard of Andalusia; a daughter, Helen Anderson of Destin, FL; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Interment was at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery by Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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BURKS, Vera
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Vera Allen Herron Burks died April 23, 2009. She born April 11, 1916 to the late John and Cressie Tanner Allen. She attended the First Missionary Baptist Church of Huntsville, where she was a member of the Adult Women's Sunday School Class and Missionary Circle #2. She formerly worked at Gerber's Department Store in Memphis, and operated a home daycare center. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Eleanor Burks; a brother-in-law, Zebedee Hill; her nieces and nephews; her godchildren; and other friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Willie Herron and William Edward Burks. Services were held at First Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Valhalla Memory Gardens under the direction of Royal Funeral Home.

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BURNETT, Ruth
GADSDEN, ALABAMA: Ruth Campbell Burnett died December 6, 1973. She had lived in the Panama City, FL area for a year prior to her passing, and was a member of Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. Survivors include a son, John L. Burnett; two daughters, Mrs. Bert Ross and Mrs. John Henry Sherman; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Burnett. Interment was at Forrest Cemetery by Wilson Funeral Home.

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BURROUGHS, Gilda
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Gilda Fay Burroughs Tyree, 40, died February 10, 2007. She was born August 3, 1966 in Ann Arbor, MI. She was a longtime Alabama resident. She is survived by a daughter, Miracle Burroughs; a son, Micah Burroughs; her father, William B. Murphy of Ann Arbor, MI; two sisters, Angela Burroughs of Akron, AL, and Patricia Burroughs of Dallas, TX; her aunts, Lillie Burroughs, Eloise Murphy, Cora Lee Dunn, Alice Brennan-Key, and Hester Caddell; her uncles, Rev. Willie S. Hawkins, Rev. Sylvester Burroughs (Georgia), William Brennan, Jr. and Fred Elliott; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Julia B. Burroughs; and her grandparents, William and Gertrude Brennan, Sr., and Ed and Sarah Burroughs. Services were held at New Life Baptist Church. Interment was at the Burroughs Cemetery in Greensboro.

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BYARS, Nadine
MOULTON, ALABAMA: Nadine McMillan Byars, 69, died October 25, 1998. She was born January 14, 1929 in Lawrence County to Charles James and Nannie Johnson McMillan. She retired from the Encino Shirt Factory, and attended Salem Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Alpha Logan Byars; two daughters, Shirley Byars Bishop of Town Creek, and Alpha Dean Byars Lewis of Russellville; a brother, James Neal McMillan of Kalamazoo, MI; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Moulton Memory Gardens under the direction of Elliott Funeral Home.

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BYRD, Helen
FLOMATON, ALABAMA: Helen Claire Byrd, 67, died January 3, 2010. She was a retired bus driver for the Escambia County School System, and attended St. Maurice Catholic Church. She is survived by her mother, Doris D. Wiggins of Mobile; a son, Eddie Ray Byrd of Pensacola, FL; four daughters, Joan (Steve) Gainous of Satsuma, Jane Franklin of Brewton, and Jill Byrd and Julie (Shane) Booth, both of Flomaton; a brother, James Edward (Linda) Wiggins of Mobile; 9 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Ray Byrd; her father, William Arzo Wiggins, Sr.; a brother, William Arzo Wiggins, Jr.; and a great-granddaughter, Jaylyn Franklin. Burial was at Pollard Cemetery under the direction of Cravers Funeral Home.

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CALVERT, Edith
HAYDEN, ALABAMA: Edith Thomas Calvert, 95, died December 6, 2011. She was born February 12, 1916 in Warrior to Benjamin Franklin and Elizabeth Alma Knoblock Thomas. She was a retired school teacher with over 40 years of service, and was a longtime teacher at Hayden High School. She had been a member of Zola Baptist Church. Survivors include two children, Rosemary (Charles) Bibb and Floyd (Barbara) Calvert; 5 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Rubin Calvert; and her parents. Interment was at St. Henry's Cemetery in Warrior under the direction of Hanceville Funeral Home.

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CAMPBELL, Charles H.
KAULTON, ALABAMA: Charles Henry Campbell, 46, died April 7, 1939 at his residence. He was born May 15, 1892. He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.R. Campbell; two half-sisters, Mrs. Railford Clements and Mrs. Robert E. Spiller; and a half-brother, Ernest Campbell. Services were held at his home. Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery with arrangements by Jones and Spigener Funeral Home.

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CARROLL, Mary
CLIO, ALABAMA: Mary Vida Senn Carroll, 79, died September 12, 2009. She attended Calvary Assembly of God, and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by her children, Mary Ann Carroll and husband James Huey Alums of Clio, and William J. Carroll and wife Fran of Ariton; 2 granddaughters; a great-granddaughter; and four sisters, Verlon Roberts of Brundidge, Ruby Galloway and husband Hubert of Brundidge, Verbie Sawyers of Brundidge, and Betty Maulden of Dothan. She was preceded in death by her husband, P.R. Carroll; her parents, Dewey and Lillian Senn; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Calvary Assembly of God. Burial was at Antioch Cemetery by Dillard Funeral Home.

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CASEY, Robert
EXCEL, ALABAMA: Robert Clyde Casey, 86, died December 1, 2008. He owned a welding shop, and also worked at Vanity Fair for several years. He is survived by three sons, Truman Casey of Mexia, Mike Casey and wife Carol of Mexia, and Ricky Casey and wife Sissy of Excel; three daughters, Robbie Simpson and husband Ronnie of Excel, Elaine Lowery and husband Harry of the Springhill community, and Shelia Casey of Dauphin Island; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Casey. Burial was at Excel Cemetery with arrangements by Monroe Chapel Funeral Home.

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CAUSEY, Samuel
TUMBLETON, ALABAMA: Samuel Byrd Causey died November 7, 1951. He was born January 14, 1977 to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Causey. He was a farmer. He was survived by his wife, Mary Bennie Lock Causey. He was the father of Bennie Frank Causey, William C. Causey, Sr., Florine, Marvette, Sara, Bill, Sterling, Jeff, Jenell, Ruth and Curtis M. Causey. He was preceded in death by an infant child. Burial was at the New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Note: the number and names of children are different in various records.

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CAUTHEN, Bernice
NORTHPORT, ALABAMA: Bernice Cauthen died November 19, 2009. She was born January 24, 1936. Services were held at Piney Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at West Highland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wills Funeral Service.

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CETEROWSKI, Al
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Al Ceterowski, 83, died June 17, 2004 in Birmingham. He was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Anthony and Tillie Wojcik Ceterowski. He worked at Alabama Metals, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a native of Philadelphia, but had lived in Birmingham for the past 50 years. He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Philadelphia, and also attended the Sandusky First Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Eura Mae Hankins Ceterowski; two daughters, Jackie Johns of Augusta, GA, and Lynda Henderson of Lemont, IL; four brothers, Walt, Joe, Henry, and George Ceterowski; two sisters, Catherine Ceterowski and Eleanor O'Hey; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Josephea and Mitilda Ceterowski. Interment was at the Guin City Cemetery under the direction of Norwood Funeral Home.

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CHAPARAS, Chris
HOOVER, ALABAMA: Chris Dino Chaparas, 46, died November 11, 2006. He worked for the City of Hoover Police Department, where he was promoted to detective in 1988. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and a member of the Alabama Peace Officers Association. He attended Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church. He is survived by two daughters, Kathleen and Kayce Chaparas of Hoover; a brother, Tom (Janice) Chaparas; a niece; and the City of Hoover Police Department. He was preceded in death by his parents; Dino and Maria Chaparas. Services were held at Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church. Burial was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South under the direction of Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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CHRISTOS, Penelope
ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA: Penelope June Christos, 49, died October 15, 2009. She was born October 29, 1959. She is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Clark of St. Augustine, FL; two sons, Justin (Jenna) Christos of Huntington, WV, and Jason (Kerri) Christos of Orange Park, FL; her mother, Patricia Davis of Andalusia; her brothers, Paul Hayes of Dundee, FL, Mike Carrigg of Glen St. Mary, FL, David Carrigg of Jacksonville, FL, Eddie Carrigg of East Lake, OH, Tommy Carrigg of Arizona, and Steven Davis of Fort Stuart, GA; a sister, Mary Brown of Jacksonville, FL; two step-sisters, Denise Harrell of Arrington, AL, and Irene Kirk of Opp; her aunts and uncles; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; 6 grandchildren; and a step-grandson. Arrangements were handled by Foreman Funeral Home.

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CLAY, Freeman
ALABASTER, ALABAMA: Freeman Irving Clay, 46, died November 17, 1988 at his home. He is survived by his wife, Trudi Clay; a son, Michael Freeman Clay; two daughters, Joanna Allen and Teresa Ashcraft; two stepsons, Christopher M. Ramsey and Joseph A. Ramsey; his mother, Mary Dwyer; a brother, Robert McKee; three sisters, Annell Oliver, Dorothy Boger, and Louise Hill; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at Camp Branch United Methodist Church. Interment was at Nabors Cemetery under the direction of Ridout's Southern Heritage Funeral Home.

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COBBS, Bernice
PRICHARD, ALABAMA: Bernice Cobbs died May 28, 2009. She was born April 20, 1931. Survivors include three sons, Larry (Linda) Cobbs, Leonard Cobbs, Jr., and Roland Cobbs, all of Mobile; three daughters, Shirley Tate, Brenda Cobbs, and Janice (Ike) Iweka, all of Prichard; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Cobbs, Sr.; and a son, Marvis Cobbs. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery by Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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COLE, Ethel
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Ethel Cole died June 11, 2004 at the Atmore Community Hospital. She was a native of Escambia County, AL. She was a member of Greater Mount Triumph Baptist Church, serving with the Trustee Board, the Missionary Society, the Ushers' Board, and the decorating committee. She was a secretary for the NAACP and a member of the Garden Club and the executive board of the Atmore Family Life Center. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Cole (Kenneth Moore) of Cocoa, FL, Vivian and (Tommy) Shanklin of Chicago, IL, and Shirley (Joseph) Turner of San Francisco, CA; a brother, Crimpton (Inez) Singleton of Eutaw; two sisters-in-law, Willie Singleton of Atmore and Darcus Singleton of Pensacola, FL; 9 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Dr. I.S. Cole; a daughter, Olivia Thompson; her parents, Pearl James and Lula Singleton; two brothers, Robert Singleton and James Singleton; and five sisters, Marie McCullen, Addie Carvin, Minnie Womack, Geraldine Crowell and Corine Singleton. Services were held at Greater Mount Triumph Baptist Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery by Turner Funeral Chapel.

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CONRAD, Frank M.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Frank M. Conrad, 71, died December 24, 1951. He retired from the Southern Railway System with 40 years of service. Survivors include his wife; and two brothers, J.W. Conrad of Pensacola, FL, and H.J. Conrad of Birmingham. Interment was at St. Micahel Cemetery. Note: There is an F.M. Conrad who died on the same day buried at New Mount Moriah Cemetery; that person's birth date is listed as July 15, 1878.

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COODY, Inez
GILBERTOWN, ALABAMA: Inez Adams Coody, 73, died January 16, 2007. She was born February 6, 1933 to the late Robert Dixon and Lucy Jane Adams. She is survived by her husband, Nilon Newton Coody; her daughters, Wanda Watkins, Marie Pruitt, Hazel Pruitt, Sharon Smith, and Pamela Donald; a son, David Coody; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Advent Cemetery under the direction of Phillips Funeral Home.

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COOK, Homer, Sr.
CALERA, ALABAMA: Homer Cook, Sr. died March 18, 2008. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He enjoyed gardening and cooking. He is survived by his wife, Floria Cook; a daughter, Patricia Evelyn Parker (Danny); five sons, Homer Samuel Cook, Jr. (Marcia), Charles Ray Cook (Denise), Darrell Eugene Cook (O'Mara), Thomas Lelton Hopper (Peggy), and Elton Anthony Hopper (Sandi); and his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Grady Cook, Sr. and Lois Timms Wall. Entombment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South by Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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COOK, Wade
ABBEVILLE, GEORGIA: Wade Cook died in June of 1911. He was a former resident of Dublin, GA. He was survived by his wife, Ada Cary Cook; two sisters; and five brothers. Burial was at Stubbs Cemetery.

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COOKS, Waymond
SHORTER, ALABAMA: Waymond Cooks, 58, died August 8, 1975. Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Flossie Lee Bradley, Mrs. Laura Spratley, and Mrs. Pattie Robinson; and four sisters-in-law. Services were held at New Hope #2 Baptist Church. Interment was at Jerkin Cemetery.

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COOLEY, Charles M.
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Charles M. Cooley, 78, died September 13, 1967. He owned Cooley Woodworking Shop from 1930 until his retirement in 1946, and was a member of the WOW. Survivors include a son, Walter T. Cooley of Dothan; two daughters, Lois Monk of Ahoskie, NC, and Ruth Steffin of Yokoto Air Force Base, Japan; two brothers, Tommy Cooley of Opelika, and Stanley Cooley of Clearwater, FL; three sisters, Mrs. Anrew [Andrew?] Prather, Mrs. Offie [Effie?] Williams, Miss Emmie Cooley of Opelika; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Dothan City Cemetery with arrangements by Ward Wilson Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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COOTS, Nila
RUSSELLVILLE, ALABAMA: Nila Coots, 78, died March 28, 2008. She was born February 4, 1930. Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Coots; a son, Lee (Marlene) Coots of Franklin, TN; her daughters, Brenda (Rick) Brewer and Gwen (Charles) Sandusky, all of Russellville, Kay (Bill) Huspeck of West Palm Beach, FL, and Judy (Ron) Ortman of Tarpon Springs, FL; 7 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Arrangements were handled by Spry Memorial Chapel.

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CORCORAN, Ollia
FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA: Ollie A. Corcoran, 86, died January 27, 2007 at a local nursing facility. He was a native Of Nashville, TN and a longtime resident of Metairie, LA. He is survived by his wife, Betty Jo Corcoran; and a sister, Adelaide Castle Of Mount Juliet, TN. Interment was at Memory Gardens in Fairhope under the direction of Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home.

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CORNELIUS, Willie
RUSSELLVILLE, ALABAMA: Willie Frank Cornelius, 69, died January 24, 2011 at Terrace Manor Nursing Home. He was born November 23, 1941 to Willie George and Elvera Cornelius. Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Smith; a brother, Roger Cornelius; an aunt, Joyce (Robert) Hill; and a niece. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Jimmy Cornelius and Danny Cornelius. Burial was at Friendship Cemetery under the direction of Spry Memorial Chapel.

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CORONA, Mary
ALABASTER, ALABAMA: Mary Corona, 81, died July 10, 2009. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Joe Corona; a son, Barry Corona (Faye); two daughters, Lenora Williams (Jimmy) and Donna Jo Walling (Glenn); 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; a brother, James H. Billings (Virginia); and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South by Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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COTTON, Lena
GENEVA, ALABAMA: Lena Juanita Cotton, 83, died December 1, 2009. She was born August 17, 1926 in Geneva County, AL to William Richard and Lizzie Viola Churchwell. Survivors include three sons, Dallas Cotton, Daniel Cotton (Jean), and Isom Cotton, all of Geneva; two daughters, Alice Goodson (Russell) and Glenda Roy (Clark); a brother, Jack Churchwell of Hurley, MS; three sisters, Lillie Mae Burch of Hartford, Hellon Wise of Pensacola, FL, and Mildred Maloy of Lakeland, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Cotton; her parents; three brothers, Jesse Churchwell, Pinkie Churchwell, and Albert Churchwell; and three sisters, Lona Judah, Pearlie Spears, and Katie Churchwell. Services were held at New Prospect Baptist Church. Interment was at the New Prospect Church Cemetery under the direction of Pittman Funeral Home.

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COX, Ronald L.
ST. ELMO, ALABAMA: Ronald Leon Cox, 69, died April 11, 2007. He was born October 16, 1936. He was a retired truck driver for Frito-Lay. He is survived by a son, Steven Cox of Mobile; five daughters, Debbie Cox of Bayou La Batre, and Danette Cox, Rhonda Gail Cox, Susan Cox and Pamela Cox, all of Texas; six brothers, Robert Cox and David Cox, both of Theodore, Gerald Cox of Mobile, Harold Cox of Tennessee, Carol Cox of Texas, and Harmon Cox of Missouri; and two sisters, Mary Jo Bohannon of Mobile, and Carolyn Nettles of Georgia. Burial was at Dawes Cemetery under the direction of Gilmer's Funeral Home.

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CRUCE, Albert
EMPIRE, ALABAMA: Albert Earl Cruce, 73, died December 7, 2004 at his home. He was born February 2, 1931. He was a retired home builder, and owned Cruce Construction Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sue Cruce; two sons, Tim Cruce (Patty) of Adamsville, and Jimmy Cruce (Missy) of Empire; a daughter, Candi Jenkins (Josh) of Salt Lake City, UT; 6 grandchildren; a brother, Van Cruce of Adamsville; two sisters, Lorene Quinn of Adamsville, and June McCulley of Kennedy; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home.

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CURB, Walter A., Jr.
SELMA, ALABAMA: Walter A. Curb, Jr., 62, died August 31, 2007. He was born June 20, 1945. He was a deacon at Houston Park Church of Christ. He enjoyed landscaping, gardening and woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Curb; his daughters, Michelle Cameron (Blaine), and Alicia Phillips (Steve); a son, Christopher Allen Curb (Arlene); his mother, Bessie Curb; a sister, Betty Elliott; 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; his aunts and uncles; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter A. Curb, Sr. Services were held at Houston Park Church of Christ. Arrangements were handled by Selma Funeral Home.

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CURRIE, Quinton
PISGAH, ALABAMA: Quinton Ernest Currie, 52, died June 24, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Currie; a daughter, Holly N. Currie of Pisgah; a son and daughter-in-law, Quinton J. Currie and Kendra Dendy of Pisgah; a brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Darlene Currie of Scottsboro; a granddaughter; his father and mother-in-law, Ollie and Vera Wininger; and a niece. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Ernest and Shirley Schrader Currie. Interment was at New Hope Cemetery in Pisgah under the direction of Kerby Funeral Home.

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DANIELS, Emma
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Emma Daniels, 93, died Saturday, March 1, 2008 at the Atmore Community Hospital. She was a native of Evergreen. She was a member of Pillar Ground and Truth Holiness Church, where she was a mother of the church. Survivors include three sons, George (Erma) Moore, Clausell Hines and Charles Daniels of Atmore; a daughter, Dorothy (Richard) Johnson of Atmore; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Daniels; and her parents, John and Evelyn Hines. Services were held at Pillar Ground and Truth Holiness Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Atmore under the direction of Turner Funeral Chapel.

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DAVENPORT, Annie Mae
TROY, ALABAMA: Annie Mae Davenport, 76, died February 4, 2003. She was born July 4, 1926 in Hurtsboro to Brady Comer and Annie Lee Smith. She retired from the Department of Human Resources. Survivors include her children and their spouses, Ann Maybin-Lewis, Eva and Bob White of Brundidge, Carrie Davenport-Russell, Betty Davenport-Jones, Mamie Foreman, Princess Foreman, and Juretha and Grant Lewis; a brother and sister-in-law, Luke and Annie Pearl Smith; 25 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Harvey Davenport and Joel Davenport; her parents; and two brothers, Jimmy Smith and John Smith. Services were held at Holly Springs Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at Elam Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Harrison Funeral Home.

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DAY, Jane
MIDFIELD, ALABAMA: Jane M. Day, 83, died December 27, 2008. She retired from AT&T, and also worked for the Girl Scouts Cahaba Council. Survivors include her children, Claudia Best (Verland), Larry Day (Sue), and Eleanor Cameron (John); a brother, Larry Guy (Marion); 4 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, T.C. Day; her parents, Blanche and Donald Guy; and a great-grandson. Burial was at Highland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Valhalla Funeral Home.

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DEAL, Doran
ASHFORD, ALABAMA: Doran Deal, 88, died October 16, 2009. He was born November 13, 1920 to the late Chester Deal and Armetta Ingram Deal. He was the owner of Deals Upholstery. He was a World War II veteran and fought at the Battle of the Bulge. He attended Enon Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Norma Deal; a brother, Jesse Dorman Deal (Betty) of Dothan; two sisters, Mellie Hicks of Columbia, and Thelma Redmond (Turner) of Dothan; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, William Duran Deal; and a sister, Ethel Adams. Services were held at Enon Church of Christ. Burial was at Enon Church of Christ Cemetery by Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

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DEAN, Irene
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Irene Dean, 98, died January 6, 2009. She is survived by her children, Paul H. "Bubba" (Esther) Dean and Richard E. "Bo" (Judy) Dean; her grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Montgomery Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Southern Memorial Funeral Home.

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DeBRAY, Golda
SELMA, ALABAMA: Golda Woodson DeBray, 87, died March 2, 2009. She was born September 22, 1921. She was a children's advocate, particularly for those with special needs. She was a longtime house mother at the Methodist Children's Home, and served on Selma's mental health board. She and her husband were both hospital volunteers. She is survived by two sons, Albert and Charles; two sisters, Annie Routon and Virginia Sobera; 2 grandsons; and a great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, M.C. "Bub" DeBray; a daughter, Cassie DeBray; and seven siblings. Services were held at Memorial United Methodist Church. Arrangements were handled by Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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DeBRAY, Marion Charles
SELMA, ALABAMA: Marion Charles "Bub" DeBray, 91, died November 26, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Golda Woodson DeBray; his sons, Charles DeBray (Frances), and Albert McDill, 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Cassie DeBray. Services were held at Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial was at New Live Oak Cemetery with arrangements by Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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DEMETROPOLIS, Carol
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Carol Elizabeth Demetropolis, 66, died September 5, 2009. Survivors include five siblings, Mary (Claude) Betty of Perryton, TX, Lenora (Jim) DeRossett of Nashville, TN, Nancy (George) Schleh of Manassas, VA, and Angela (Don) Odom and Gus A. Demetropolis, all of Mobile; two aunts, Geraldine Thomas and Kathleen Nelson; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Mary Demetropolis. Services were held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Ascension Funeral Home.

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DILLARD, Andrew
TUSKEEGEE, ALABAMA: Andrew Dillard died December 16, 1977. Survivors include his wife, Ethel Dillard; two sons, Edward C. Dillard and James C. Dillard; four daughters, Pearly Mae Coleman, Mattie R. Ardonin, Dorris Davis, and Willie Mae Gamble; a brother, Elijah Dillard; and a sister, Mattie Lou Richardson. Services were held at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of McKenzie Funeral Home.

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DIRDEN, James
ATMORE, ALABAMA: James Dirden, 55, died November 24, 2007. He worked for Pole Industry in Bay Minette and Williams House Moving Services in Walnut Hill, FL. He is survived by a sister, Margaret (Walter) Lymon of Atmore; and a brother, Barron Dirden of Atmore. He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mae Dirden; his parents, John W. Dirden and Bettie W. Dirden; two sisters, Rachel Shoemake and Betty Carter; and four brothers, Ted Dirden, John Dirden, James Dirden and Willie Lee Dirden. Services were held at Jones Street Holiness Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Turner Funeral Chapel.

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DIXIE, Duketta
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Duketta W. Dixie, died June 8, 2009. She was born January 24, 1944. She is survived by two sons, Jamon Dixie of Santa Monica, CA, and James Dixie of Crescent City, CA; a daughter, Jamilla Dixie of Jacksonville; her mother, Charlean Williams of Mobile; a brother, Rayford E. (Diane) Williams of Birmingham; three sisters, Barbara Worthington of Cleveland, OH, and Elaine Moody and Connie (Michael) Chestang, all of Mobile; 4 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Williams; and a sister, Betty Clark. Burial was at Whispering Pines Cemetery under the direction of Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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DOMETROVICH, Andrew
ODENVILLE, ALABAMA: Andrew Dometrovich, 87, died June 21, 2010. Survivors include his wife, Florence Kathleen Dometrovich; a son, Ron Dometrovich (Kim); a daughter, Megan VanMeter (Jim); a sister, Catherine Dernosek; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at New Lebanon Cemetery in Springville under the direction of Kilgroe Funeral Home.

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DORCH, Dorothy
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Dorothy Dorch, 84, died December 20, 2006 at her home. She was born July 13, 1922 in Houston County to Edd Daniel and May McGilvary McEntyre. She retired from Eglin Air Force Base, and had lived in DeFuniak Springs, FL, later moving to Dothan. She was a former Worthy Matron in the Order of the Eastern Star and a former Sunday School teacher. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Nell McEntyre of Webb; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Dorch; and several of her siblings. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery in DeFuniak Springs, FL under the direction of Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

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DOUGLAS, Louise
VALLEY GRANDE, ALABAMA: Louise Douglas, 78, died October 2, 2008. She is survived by a son, Alan (Rosemarie) Douglas; a daughter, Sandra Hicks; a brother, Caxton Taylor; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, H.C. Douglas. Interment was at Pineview Memory Gardens by Selma Funeral Home.

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DRAHOTA, Stanley
MADISON, ALABAMA: Stanley Drahota, 85, died January 9, 2009. He was born October 26, 1923. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Elks Club. He is survived by Doug Drahota of Madison and Mike Drahota of Oregon; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Schumacher Drahota. Arrangements were handled by Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

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DUBE, Sandra
ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA: Sandra Dube, 67, died December 21, 2008. She is survived by her husband, Gerard Dube; a daughter and son-in-law, Paris Penzin (Brad) of Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerard E. Dube II (Susanne) of Enterprise; two brothers, Art Soderburg of Perry, FL, and Jack Soderburg of Homosassa, FL; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Entombment was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in St. Petersburg, FL under the direction of Searcy's Providence Funeral Home.

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DUGGER, Anna
TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA: Anna C. Dugger, 94, died November 29, 1989 at her home. She was a native of Tennessee, but had lived in Tuscumbia for 50 years. She was a member of the Tuscumbia Church of Christ. Survivors include three grandchildren, Leigh Ellenburg of Nashville, TN, Tom Dugger of Tuscumbia, and Marshall Dugger III of Summerville, SC; and a great-granddaughter. Services were held at the Tuscumbia Church of Christ. Interment was at Tuscumbia Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

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DUNCAN, Gladys
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Gladys Duncan, 74, died October 30, 2004. Services were held at Moore Avenue Church of God. Interment was at Anniston Memorial Gardens with arrangements handled by Goodson Funeral Home.

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DURANT, Lucy
DAPHNE, ALABAMA: Lucy Pegues Durant, 89, died June 7, 2010. She held a master's degree in counseling from the University of South Alabama, and was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa and the Mobile Pilot Club. She attended Central Presbyterian Church in Mobile for 60 years, and was a founding member of the Lake Forest Garden Club and the Women's Club. She is survived by a daughter, Charlotte Singletary (Ernest) of Pell City; a son, Winston Durant (Janet Horst) of Daphne; two brothers, J.R. Pegues of Birmingham, and B.B. Pegues, Jr. of Marion Junction; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Memory Gardens under the direction of Wolfe-Bayview Funeral Home.

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DURBIN, Mary
CLANTON, ALABAMA: Mary Bratton Durbin, 94, died October 5, 2008. She was born December 17, 1913 to the late Joseph McPherson Bratton and Pauline Ellen Bean. She was a teacher. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Durbin. Interment was at Martin Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Martin Funeral Home.

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EASTERWOOD, Betty
ASHLAND, ALABAMA: Betty Easterwood, 74, died September 3, 2008 at the Clay County Nursing Home. She was an office worker for Easterwood and Sons Construction Company, and was a Baptist. She was a native of Osceola, AR, and had been a Clay County resident since 1997. She had also formerly lived in Davenport, IA. Survivors include her husband, Charles Easterwood, Sr.; five sons and their spouses, Charles and Rita Easterwood of Ashland, Ron and Tracy Jackson of Newport, AR, Paul and Christy Jackson of Mount Pleasant, TX, Dale and Diane Reynolds of Cleburne, TX, and Tim and Nancy Jackson of Overton, TX; a daughter, Laura Annette Jackson of Centre; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Butch Jackson; a stepdaughter, Frances Easterwood; and two sisters. Arrangements were handled by Benefield Funeral Home.

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EDWARDS, Clarence
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Clarence Edwards died November 26, 2007. He was born June 16, 1956 to the late Rev. Willie Frank and Mary Louis Johnson. Survivors include a brother, Marvin E. Johnson of Atmore; two sisters, Mary Louis Salter and Angela Faye Montgomery, both of Atmore; three aunts, Vera Boggan, Alma Boggan, and Beatrice Johnson, all of Atmore; an uncle, Willie Frank Boggan of Atmore; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Vera Butts, Eunice Johnson Brown, and Cynthia Salter. Services were held at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Stallworth Cemetery.

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ELDRIDGE, Jesse
CODEN, ALABAMA: Jesse Eldridge died May 25, 2000. He was born August 9, 1927. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. He is survived by two sons, Carl Eldridge of Coden, and Wayne Eldridge of Irvington; a daughter, Jessica Trehern of Irvington; a sister, Mary Walker of Theodore; a brother, Gerald Eldridge of Mobile; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Coden Assembly of God Church. Interment was at Odd Fellows Cemetery by Serenity Funeral Home.

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ELLIS, Govy L.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Govy L. Ellis, 71, died January 30, 1990. He formerly served with the Air National Guard, and was a past president and current board member of Air National Guard Credit Union. He attended Fultondale Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as a treasurer. He is survived by his wife, Sibyl Ellis; two daughters, Karen Stough of Birmingham, and Wilhemina Hearn of Lake City, FL; two sisters, Connie Faye Autrey of Houston, TX, and Hazel Chandler of Pinson; and two brothers, Martin Ellis of San Antonio, TX, and Benjamin Curtis Ellis of Sumter, SC. Services were held at Gardendale Chapel. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery.

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EMPSON, Robert
COTTONDALE, ALABAMA: Robert Lee Empson, 56, died November 22, 1988 at his home. He is survived by two sons, James Empson and Joseph Empson; three daughters, Julie Wedgeworth, Johnita Gates, and Janice McCutcheon; a sister, Sue Arpin; 9 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Memory Hill Gardens under the direction of Memory Chapel Funeral Home.

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EVERITTE, Pledger
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Pledger Melton Everitte, 75, died September 26, 1984 at his residence. He was born April 26, 1909. He was a self-employed auto mechanic, and was a native of Graceville, FL. Survivors include his wife, Abbie Everitte; eight sons, Ronald Everitte, Melton L. Everitte, Donald Everitte, William A. Everitte, Alfred Everitte, William Everitte, John C. Everitte and Henry F. Everitte; two daughters, Mrs. Vi Sheffield and Mrs. Brenda Walker; two brothers, Ace Everitte and Comer Everitte; a sister, Mrs. Nellie Carroll; his grandchildren; and his great-grandchildren. Services were held at Damascus Baptist Church. Interment was at the Damascus Baptist Church Cemetery in Graceville, FL with arrangements by James and Lipford Funeral Home. Note: One record spells the last name Everette, lists his wife's name as Abie, and lists two sons named William.

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FARMER, Frances
DEATSVILLE, ALABAMA: Frances Merrell Farmer, 86, died June 5, 2009. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Keith Nobles of Deatsville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Brenda Farmer of Deatsville, and Terry Nelson and Denise Farmer of Mobile; two sisters, Mary Earline Hood of Deatsville, and Alcie Faye Reeder of Millbrook; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Farmer. Services were held at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment was at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Ellison Funeral Home.

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FISHER, Freddie
TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA: Freddie L. Fisher, 75, died March 19, 1984 at his home. He was born January 13, 1909. He retired from Reynolds Metals Co., and served as a deacon at Mount Moriah Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lepha Fisher; two sons, Jerry Fisher of Tuscumbia, and Clyde Fisher of Leighton; a sister, Mrs. Emma Shelton of Tuscumbia; 6 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Services were held at Mount Moriah Baptist Church. Interment was at Colbert Memorial Gardens by Spry Funeral Home.

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FLEMING, Mildred
HURTSBORO, ALABAMA: Mildred Chambliss Fleming, 86, died May 7, 2010. She was born March 16, 1924 in Hurtsboro to Julian Jebb Chambliss, Sr. and Mildred Ferrell Chambliss. She held a bachelor's degree in Home Economics from Auburn Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University). She was a former kindergarten teacher and counselor, and had lived in Athens, GA for the past six years. During World War II, she worked as a payroll clerk at the Alabama Dry Docks and Shipbuilding Co. in Mobile, AL. She had also been a DFCS case worker in Albany, GA and a counselor in Savannah. She traveled internationally. She was a member of Hatchechubee Baptist Church, and taught children's Sunday School. She was the founder of the Hurtsboro Prayer Band. Survivors include her children, Patricia Jarrett, Steven Fleming, and Caron Livingston; a sister, Alice McDow; a brother, George Chambliss; a daughter-in-law, Gail Craddock; two sons-in-law, Dr. David Jarrett and Lawrence Livingston; a sister-in-law, Barbara Chambliss; 3 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Julian Jebb Chambliss, Jr., who was killed in action during World War II. Services were held at Hatchechubee Baptist Church. Interment was at the Hurtsboro City Cemetery.

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FLIPPO, James
WETUMPKA, ALABAMA: James Robert Flippo, 79, died May 4, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Frances Flippo; two daughters, Stephanie (Duffie) Edwards, and Scarlet (Jimmy) Wise; a son, Jerry Thomas (Crystal) Flippo; a son-in-law, Ray Horne; two sisters, Euala White and Nora Jean Culver; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sara Jane Flippo Horne. Services were held at Calvary Baptist Church. Burial was at Pine View Memorial Gardens under the direction of Gassett Funeral Home.

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FLOYD, Darel
CENTRE, ALABAMA: Darel Faye Floyd, 60, died May 25, 1994. She was a native of Calhoun County. She is survived by her husband, Calvin Floyd. Services were held at Sandy Creek Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery with arrangements by Perry Funeral Home.

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FORE, Helen
BEATRICE, ALABAMA: Helen Inez Fore, 88, died October 2, 2008 in Camden. She was born April 29, 1920. She was a retired manager with the Monroe County State Lake, and was a member of the Beatrice United Methodist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Martha F. (Tutt) Owens of Old Texas, and Frances Metcalf of Montgomery; a sister, Mary Potter of Jacksonville, FL; 6 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Miller Fore. Services were held at the Beatrice Community Church. Interment was at New Hope Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.

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FOSTER, Annie
EASTMAN, ALABAMA: Annie Foster, 16, died April 29, 1891 in Troy, AL. She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. S.A. Foster. She was a student at the Troy State Normal School (now Troy University). Baptist funeral services were held. Burial was at Woodlawn Cemetery.

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FRANKS, Rev. J.K.
CHEROKEE, ALABAMA: Rev. J.K. Franks, 82, died December 17, 2011. He was born May 4, 1929 to John and Ida Mae Franks, and was a native of Colbert County. He was a minister at Pride Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Cecelia Baker Franks; his stepchildren, Kathy Nickens (Stephen) of Cherokee, and Bobbie Swinney of Phil Campbell; a sister, Velma Smith of Florida; a brother, John A. Franks of Harvest; 2 step-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two wives, Addie Franks and Jewell Franks; his parents; sisters Earline Pounders, Van Dowdy and Susie Nestle; and brothers, Gus, Tony and J.W. Franks. Services were held at Pride Baptist Church. Interment was at Cherokee Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Spry-Williams Funeral Home.

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FRITH, Paul
SELMA, ALABAMA: Paul Lamar Frith, 79, died July 27, 2007. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joy Frith; his children, Andrew (Beverly) Frith, Carol Councill, Linda Joy (Chris) Bailey, and Paula (Tom) Clements; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert B. Frith and Ida Barrett Frith; and a son, William Perry Frith. Arrangements were handled by Selma Funeral Home.

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FULLER, Billy
COLLINSVILLE, ALABAMA: Billy G. Fuller, 72, died August 17, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Doris Fuller of Collinsville; two brothers, J.D. Collins and Claud Fuller; two sisters, Loweda McNew and Betty Robinson; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Lebanon Cemetery by Collinsville Funeral Home.

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FULLER, Edgar Allen
JACKSON, ALABAMA: Edgar Allen Fuller, 60, died November 14, 2004. He was a saw file worker, and attended Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Winn. He is survived by his mother, Earlene Fuller of Jackson; four brothers, David Fuller of Thomasville, and Alton Fuller, Billy Fuller and Mickey Fuller, all of Jackson; two sisters, Dianne Brooks of Thomasville and Gayle Darley of Jackson; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Allen Fuller. Services were held at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.

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FUQUA, Barbara
ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA: Barbara Elna Fuqua, 92, died March 2, 2009. She is survived by a son, Harold Mack Fuqua of Andalusia; two sisters, Margaret Wiggins of Andalusia and Mildred Bowman of Byron, GA; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great grandchildren. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Foreman Funeral Home.

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GAILLARD, Bernice
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Bernice Stallworth Gaillard, 60, died February 29, 2008. She was born February 20, 1948. She is survived by a son, James A. Gaillard, Jr. of Mobile; seven sisters, Brenda M. Stallworth of Oakland, CA, Earline Gordon of Yuma, AZ, and Gennetta Brand, Joyce Dinish, Atlesia Stallworth, Delores Burton, and Mary E. Clark, all of Mobile; seven brothers, Ervin Stallworth, Jr. of Atlanta, Melvin Stallworth of Jacksonville, FL, Louis I. Stallworth, David Stallworth, James Stallworth, Joseph Stallworth, and John E. Stallworth, all of Mobile; her fiance, Robert Chambers of Mobile; 7 grandchildren; and 2 step-grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Evangelical Church. Interment was at Whispering Pines Cemetery by Reese Funeral Home.

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GANEY, Charles
GENEVA, ALABAMA: Charles Ganey, 62, died April 3, 1997 at his residence. Survivors include three brothers, Ray Ganey and Otis Ganey, both of Geneva, and J.D. Ganey of Coffee Springs; three sisters, Eula Palmer and Della Johnson, both of Geneva, and Mary Carnell of Westville; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Poplar Head Methodist Cemetery in Holmes County, FL with arrangements by Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home.

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GARRETT, Mary
GADSDEN, ALABAMA: Mary Elizabeth Garrett, 48, died May 22, 1994. Survivors include her husband, Bennie Garrett; a daughter, Brianna S. Garrett of Gadsden; two sons, John Edward (Letha) Sharp, and James (Sylven) Sharp, all of Gadsden; her father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Sharp, Jr.; a brother, Willie (Glenda) Sharp of Griffin, GA; two sisters, Doris Paynek and Essifine (Willie) Jennings, all of Gadsden; a sister-in-law, Jacqueline D. Garrett of Gadsden; 4 grandchildren; her cousins; 8 nephews; 8 nieces; her great-nieces and great-nephews; and a close friend, Richard Pierce of Gadsden. Services were held at Rising Star Church of God. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Watson and Sons Funeral Home.

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GARRETT, Ola
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Ola Irene Garrett died March 3, 1995. She was born in 1918. Survivors include a daughter, Blondell (Hubert) Gipson of Dothan; a sister, Bessie Thompson of Caryville, FL; three brothers, Will Shipes, Henry Shipes and Ed Shipes, all of Graceville, FL; 3 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Holmes County, FL under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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GAZAWAY, Janette
HALEYVILLE, ALABAMA: Janette Evelyn Gazaway, 81, died October 17, 2003 in Batesville, MS. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elderado Cooper. She was a member of New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by a son, Jimmy C. Gazaway of Batesville; a stepdaughter, Mae Higginbotham of Pearl; a stepson, Donald (Bud) Gazaway of Mint Hill, NC; three brothers, Jack Cooper, Lee Cooper and E.R. Cooper, all of Haleyville; six sisters, Emma Lou Glenn of Bessemer, Donella Roberts of Eldridge, Geraldine Freshour of Pearl, and Betty Jo Lambert, Frances Southern and Angus Southern, all of Haleyville; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen C. Gazaway; an infant son; and her parents. Interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Franklin, CO with arrangements by Pinkard Funeral Home.

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GERLACH, Michael
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Michael J. Gerlach died October 10, 1957. He was born July 2, 1886 to Adam and Margaret Krell Gerlach. He was a retired motor company employee and a veteran of World War I. He was survived by his wife, Estelle Teate Gerlach; two sons, Thomas and Joseph; three daughters, Mrs. Paul G. Thomas, Carol Gerlach, and Mrs. Charles R. Nunez; four sisters, Agnes Gerlach, Josephine Gerlach, Mrs. Theodore Staff, and Mrs. Eugene Parolini; five brothers, Francis, Richard, Phillip, Joe and George; and 3 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Robert's Church. Burial was at Brooks Memorial Cemetery in Fort Walton Beach, Fl. Note: One record states that burial was at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

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GIBSON, Ernestine
TUSKEEGEE, ALABAMA: Ernestine "Tina" Gibson died April 9, 2000. Survivors include her husband, Earmon Gibson; five children, James (Sandra) Gibson of Montgomery, Beryl Gibson of Carrolton, GA, and Nathalia Gibson, Roderick M. Gibson, and Anthony Padgett, all of Tuskegee; three stepdaughters; a brother, James Padgett; a sister, Geraldine (Walter) Williams; two sisters-in-law; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at William Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Interment was at the Ashdale Cemetery under the direction of McKenzie Funeral Home.

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GIBSON, Hulda
FLORALA, ALABAMA: Hulda Gibson died November 6, 1911. She was born December 5, 1907 to Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Gibson of Florala. Burial was at Almarante Cemetery.

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GLASSCOCK, Jewell
HOMEWOOD, ALABAMA: Jewell Short Glasscock, 85, died November 8, 2006. She is survived by two daughters, Harriett Whitfield and Margaret Blackman; a son-in-law, Joseph Blackman, Jr.; 4 grandsons; and 3 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Highland Memorial Gardens under the direction of Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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GLOVER, Mable
SARALAND, ALABAMA: Mable Tompkins Glover, 74, died March 11, 1983. She is survived by a daughter, Fay Prescott of Saraland; a sister, Ethel Rigsby of Birmingham; and a brother, Byron Tompkins of Roanoke. Note: Cemetery/cremation information for this person wasn't sent with the obit.

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GONZALEZ, Anicia
DECATUR, ALABAMA: Anicia Bueno Gonzalez died July 20, 2005 at Decatur Health and Rehabilitation. She was born in Cascorro, Cuba on December 30, 1918 to Orfilo Bueno and Maria Brigida Bueno Aguero. She taught Spanish at Priceville and West Morgan High Schools. She was a member of the 50+ Club at St. Ann Church and the AARP, and volunteered with the Committee on Church Cooperation. She became a U.S. citizen in 1974. She is survived by a daughter, Ada G. Garland of Decatur; and 3 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Tomas Mariano Gonzalez; a son, Tomas A. Gonzalez; and a granddaughter. Interment was at Roselawn Gardens Of Memory.

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GOSSETT, Perlean
DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALABAMA: Perlean Gossett, 82, died November 18, 2008. She was born June 21, 1926. She is survived by a son, M.P. "Sammy" Gossett; two daughters, Judy Sue Gossett and Bessie Lue Kelley (Gary), all of Double Springs; 2 grandsons; a brother, Franklin D. Martin of Forestdale; three sisters, Feneda Elizabeth Smith, Nora Mae Martin, and Martha Vodine Hart, all of Jasper; 18 nieces; 11 nephews; and three special friends, Sarah Blackwell, Ellen Nelson and Betty Nix. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. "Pete" Gossett; a daughter, Martha Lue Gossett; her parents, Joseph Columbus Martin and Martha Frances Gann Martin; two brothers, Arthur Francis Martin and L.C. Martin; and a sister, Dena Pamila Berry. Services were held at Enon Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was at the adjoining cemetery under the direction of Nichols Funeral Home.

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GRAF, Carrie
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Carrie E. Smith Graf died May 8, 1946. She was survived by her husband, Karl Graf; three daughters, Mrs. F.J. Kleinschrodt, Mrs. Christine Stauter, and Mrs. W.C. McGowan, all of Mobile; 11 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Catherine's Catholic Church. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Higgins Mortuary.

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GREENE, Beulah
PLATEAU, ALABAMA: Beulah L. Greene, 88, died January 16, 2009 at her home. She was born May 28, 1920. Survivors include four brothers, LaChester J.(Barbara) Greene, Caesar W. (Jerri) Greene, Paul L. Greene, and John B. (Raymona) Greene; a sister, Susye G. Gaillard; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Yorktown Baptist Church. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery under the direction of Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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GRISSOM, Lonnie F., Sr.
LEIGHTON, ALABAMA: Lonnie Franklin Grissom, Sr., 71, died December 27, 1978 at Shoals Hospital. He was retired, and attended Hatton Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Nina B. Clardy Grissom; two sons, Lonnie Grissom, Jr. and Odie B. Grissom, both of Leighton; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Johnson of Leighton; a sister, Mrs. Virgie Briley of Russellville; four brothers, Quinton Grissom, Guy Grissom, Rev. Eli Grissom, and Rev. Emmett Grissom; all of Leighton; 9 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Shaw Cemetery under the direction of Spry Funeral Home.

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GUNTER, James E.
CHUNCHULA, ALABAMA: James Edmond Gunter, 74, died December 8, 2008. He is survived by two sons, James Clarence Gunter of St. Elmo, LA, and Tony Edmond Gunter of Bueche, LA; two daughters, Ramona Bailey of Chunchula, and Janet Campbell of Mobile; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, DeLeon Gunter of Warner Robins, GA. Burial was at Carolina Cemetery under the direction of Foreman Funeral Home.

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HADLEY, Mary
ATTALLA, ALABAMA: Mary Kathryn Hadley, 68, died October 1, 2001. She was a former cafeteria manager at K-Mart. She was a member of Cherry Street Baptist Church, and was named Miss Attalla Health Care. Survivors include her husband, Edgar Hadley, a daughter, Ruth McClendon; a stepdaughter, Joan Lowery; a son-in-law, Phil McClendon; 2 grandchildren; and 3 step-grandchildren. Interment was at Crestwood Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Chapel.

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HAIRE, Irene
GREENVILLE, ALABAMA: Irene Haire, 81, died November 2, 2009. She is survived by a son, Dan W. Haire (Jeanette) of Greenville; a sister, Ann Waller (George) of Greenville; 2 grandchildren; two nieces; and a great-nephew. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lerie Haire; and her parents, Arthur and Allie Petty. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery with arrangements by Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home.

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HAMBY, Vesta Banks
DADEVILLE, ALABAMA: Vesta Banks Hamby, 100, died May 24, 2009. She was born December 27, 1908 to Robert D. and Mary Caldona Craddock Banks. She is survived by her two children, Patricia (Eldon) Johnson and Robert (India) Hamby; 3 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Rex Hamby; three brothers; and six sisters. Interment was at Park Hill Cemetery with arrangements by Langley Funeral Home.

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HARDY, Cleo
BREWTON, ALABAMA: Cleo Broughton Hardy, 86, died March 11, 2008. She retired from Brewton Iron Works. She attended Second St. Siloam Baptist Church, where she was a member of the missionary society and a former member of the choir and usher board. She is survived by a daughter, Gwendolyn Lucas Dugger of Houston, TX; two sons, Ira (Creola) Lucas II of Birmingham, and Eric S. Hardy of Nashville, TN; a sister, Geneva Harris of St. Louis, MO; a brother, Walter H. (Mozella) Broughton of Brewton; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Hardy; and her parents, Clarence and Mary Broughton. Services were held at Second St. Siloam Baptist Church. Interment was at Baptist Hill cemetery with arrangements by Turner Funeral Chapel.

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HARDY, Robert R.
WESTOVER, ALABAMA: Robert Reeves Hardy, 74, died August 22, 2009 at his residence. He was born December 9, 1934 in Birmingham. He retired from the U.S. Air Force with 35 years of service, and was a veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Hardy; two daughters, Tina Hardy and Cynthia Williams; two brothers, Hugh Hardy and Kenneth Hardy; his grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo by Bolton Funeral Home.

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HARRELL, Vera
JACKSON, ALABAMA: Vera Chase Harrell, 94, died August 3, 2005. She is survived by a daughter, Linda Beck of Jackson; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Trinity Memorial Cemetery with arrangements handled by Lathan Funeral Home.

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HARRIS, Myrtle
TROY, ALABAMA: Myrtle Watkins Harris, 76, died March 22, 1966 in Florida at the Campbellton-Graceville Hospital. She had been staying in Graceville, FL with a son at the time of her passing. Survivors include a son, Harry Clay Harris, Jr. of Graceville, FL; a sister, Mrs. Glen W. Babcock of Troy; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at Green Hills Cemetery in Troy under the direction of McGee Funeral Home.

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HARRISON, Marjorie
ELBA, ALABAMA: Marjorie Love Harrison, 73, died August 7, 2009. She was born February 1, 1936. She is survived by two sons, Daniel Ray Harrison (Sherry) of Elba, and David Wayne Harrison (Gail) of Opp; two daughters, Donna Lynn McSween of Elba, and Deborah Ann Fuller (Ted) of Enterprise; a sister, Elise Gunsauley of Dayton, OH; 9 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Burial was at New Home Cemetery under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.

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HAWKINS, Joseph O.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Joseph Otto Hawkins, 62, died June 18, 1972 at a local hospital. He was a retired car dealer, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Hawkins; a daughter, Mrs. Don Davis of Birmingham; a brother, Mason Hawkins of Sommerville; four sisters, Mrs. Herman Leeman of Princeville, Mrs. Robert Shaneyfelt of Decatur, and Mrs. Eula Hobbs and Mrs Nina King, both of Brunswick, GA; and a brother-in-law, Harold Hammock of Panama City, FL. Interment was at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Guntharp Funeral Home.

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HEAD, Doris
OZARK, ALABAMA: Doris Hutt Head, 87, died January 19, 2006 at Flowers Hospital. She was born November 22, 1918 in Hale County to John Samuel and Mattie Lou Taylor Hutt. She attended Ozark Baptist Church, where she served on the floral committee, and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed genealogy and flower gardening. She is survived by a son, James Boswell Head (Deborah Williams) of Ozark; a daughter, Jerrie Head Brittain (friend Charles T. Parnelle) of Charleston, SC; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, James Emmett Head, Jr.; five brothers, John William Hutt, Harry N. Hutt, Joe L. Hutt, Thomas E. Hutt, and Fred Hutt; and two sisters, Ollie Swan Hutt and Helen Hutt. Services were held at Ozark Baptist Church. Interment was at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery in Hale County.

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HEAD, Lutie
HEADLAND, ALABAMA: Lucinda Florence "Lutie" Holmes Head, 80, died April 16, 1921 in Tampa, FL. She was born July 6, 1891 in Houston County, GA to Isaac and Louise Cherry Holmes. She was survived by her husband, Dr. James Joshua Head, founder of the city of Headland, AL. She had 8 children. Burial was at Lake Carroll Cemetery in Hillsborough County, FL.

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HELSING, Roger
WETUMPKA, ALABAMA: Roger Helsing, 8, died August 24, 1973. He and his family formerly lived in Beaver County, PA. They had moved to Wetumpka about a year earlier. Survivors include his parents, Robert and Shirley Mann Helsing; a sister, Tammy; a brother, David; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Helsing of Ambridge, PA; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Troy Mann of Wetumpka. Interment was at the Economy Cemetery in Economy, PA under the direction of John E. Matter Funeral Home of Ambridge, PA.

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HENLEY, William
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: William H. Henley, 76, died December 7, 2007. He retired from GTE Telephone Company. He is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Vicki and Jeff Hestley of Arab, and Cindi and Jerry Posey and Marci Granger of Tuscaloosa; 5 grandchildren; a brother, Jerry W. Henley of Louisville, KY; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Edna and Rev. Floyd Battles of Rome, GA, and Hazel E. Gregg of Oxford; a nephew; and four nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, William D. and Fannie T. Henley. Interment was at Oak Bowery Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Gray Brown-Service Mortuary.

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HILB, Barbara
CHANCELLOR, ALABAMA: Barbara J. Hilb, 56, died January 7, 2010. She is survived by her husband, Charles R. Hilb; a son, Charles Robert Hilb of Chancellor; a stepson, John Roth Hilb of Cullman; her mother, Ann Hurr of Ocala, FL; two sisters, Linda Stein and Mary Drmphy; two brothers, Robert Fugazzi and Stephen Fugazzi, all of Cincinnati, OH; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by Searcy Funeral Home and Crematory.

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HILL, Hansel
GUIN, ALABAMA: Hansel Lee Hill, 85, died December 5, 2009 at Ridgewood Nursing Home in Jasper, AL. He was born in Lamar County, and was the son of William Andrew "Andy" and Annie Lee Hill. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and farming. Survivors include his nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Interment was at the Piney Grove Cemetery under the direction of Norwood Funeral Home.

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HINSON, Keith
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Keith Warren Hinson, 12, died March 5, 1983 at Children's Hospital in Birmingham. He was born April 13, 1970 in Dothan, AL. He was a 7th grade student at Slocomb Middle School. He attended Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Hinson; a sister, Holly Hinson; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jester J. Phinazee of Ozark; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ewell Hinson of Ozark. Services were held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery by James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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HITT, Joe
SELMA, ALABAMA: Joe Havern Hitt, 78, died January 23, 2011. He was born September 19, 1932 to William and Gladys Hitt. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dorothy Hitt; two sons, Jason Hitt (Kimberly) of Foley, and Robert Hitt (Kim) of Selma; a daughter, Patricia Gaylor (Dannie) of Selma; a sister, Jane Marinda of Ashland, KY; a brother, Billy Hitt (Sadie) of Nashville, TN; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Norma Ruth Hitt. Services were held at Sisters Spring Baptist Church. Burial was at Sisters Spring Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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HOUSE, James
COFFEEVILLE, ALABAMA: James Preston House, 62, died August 8, 2005. He was retired from automobile sales. He is survived by his wife, Dianne House; a son, Dallas House of Coffeeville; two daughters, Angela (Than) Vandenbosch of St. Elmo, and Lori House of Pensacola, FL; his mother, Emma House of Theodore; a sister, Cindy Jo Pearson of Theodore; a brother, Tommy Lee House of Theodore; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by his father, Preston H. House; and a son, James Preston House, Jr. Interment was at the Coffeeville Cemetery under the direction of Lathan Funeral Home.

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HOWARD, Ruth
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Ruth E. Howard, 78, died November 15, 2005. She was born November 5, 1927 to the late Bozie and Lorene Rivers. She is survived by a son, Thomas (Theresa) Howard; a sister, Georgia Walker; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Rising Sons Cemetery under the direction of Hodges Funeral Chapel.

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HOWELL, Rita
DALEVILLE, ALABAMA: Rita Jane Howell, 56, died July 19, 1987. She was born December 7, 1930. She had been a Dale County resident for two years, and formerly lived in Chipley, FL. Survivors include her husband, Johnnie Eugene Powell, Sr.; three daughters, Ester Sapp of Marianna, FL, Mary Sanders of Ozark, and Janie Peel of Chipley, FL; two sons, Johnnie Howell, Jr. of Dothan and Samuel Howell of Chipley; her father and stepmother, S.L. and Marie Roberts of Jacksonville; two sisters, Sandra French of Indianapolis, IN and Gary McGlamery of Crestview; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at New Prospect Baptist Church. Interment was at Dykes Cemetery in Jackson County, FL under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.

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HUBBLE, Barry
UNION GROVE, ALABAMA: Barry Wilson Hubble, 46, died October 26, 2001 at his residence. He was born July 3, 1955 in Marshall County to Kenneth and Barbara K. Hubble. He owned Hubble Septic Tank and Backhoe Service, and had served in the National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Debbie B. Hubble; a daughter, Stephanie Hubble of Union Grove; a son, Joey Hubble of Union Grove; his father; and two sisters, Sharon Wilson of Morgan City, and Patricia "Sissy" Hubble of Birmingham. Interment was at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.

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HUGHES, Ruby
PHENIX CITY, ALABAMA: Ruby Jewell Hughes, 58, died May 17, 1989 at her home. She was born February 14, 1931. Survivors include her husband, William "Bud" Hughes; two sons, Jimmy Brock of Panama City Beach, FL and Gene Brock of Graceville, FL; two stepsons, Bill Hughes and Larry Hughes, both of Phenix City; two sisters, Versie Griffis and Ella Culbreth; a brother, Charles "Sam" Braswell; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at New Hinson Baptist Church Cemetery in Geneva County, AL by James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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HUNT, Beulah
GARDENDALE, ALABAMA: Beulah Dean Hunt, 85, died December 21, 2008. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by two daughters, Jeri Hunt and Lynda Smith Lee; a son, Wilfred Hunt; a son-in-law, Wayne Lee; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Thena Pearl Glover and Dot Davis; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. J. Arnold Hunt; and a grandson, John Crowson. Burial was Oakwood Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Gardendale Funeral Home.

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HURST, Thomas
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Thomas Randle Hurst, 73, died March 24, 2007. He retired from Southern Electric Steel and the State of Alabama Transportation Department. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and attended Golden Springs Baptist Church. He was a Mason and a member of Carpenters for Christ. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Doss Hurst; a son, Randy Hurst (Anna) of Tampa, FL; two daughters, Allison Hurst of Anniston, and Susan Pruitt (Larry) of Birmingham; his mother, Mary Randle Hurst of Anniston; a brother, Gary Hurst of Barza, TX; an aunt, Frances Kelley of Alexandria; 4 grandchildren; and his cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Earvin Hurst; a sister, Sandra Hurst Rudd; and a brother, Bobby Allen Hurst. Interment was at Forest Lawn Gardens with arrangements by K.L. Brown Memory Chapel.

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HUSSEY, Patricia
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Patricia Ann Butler Hussey died November 25, 2010. She was born October 13, 1946. Services were held at Mount Calvary Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment was at Valley View Memorial Gardens under the direction of Nelms Memorial Funeral Home.

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HUTCHISON, Archie C.
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Archie Coleman Hutchison, 80, died November 5, 1994 at the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. He was born April 13, 1914 in Washington County, FL. He held a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and a master's degree from Florida State University. He retired from the Dothan School System, and had been a teacher and principal at several Florida schools prior to moving to Dothan. He had also taught at George C. Wallace Community College. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as District President for 18 years in the Northwest Florida District, and was also a High Councilman for the Marianna Stake. He was a charter member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club. Survivors include his wife, Ollie Hutchison; his sons and daughters-in-law, Legrand and Jan Hutchison of Tuscaloosa, Craig and Kim Hutchison of Woodstock, GA, and Gary and Penny Hutchison of Newton, CT; six sisters, Mary Wright of Columbus, GA, Elizabeth Hughes of Chipley, FL, Opal Lance of Martinez, CA, Alice Lyons of Shelley, ID, and Ruth Jones and Ovie Reese, both of Ogden, UT; two brothers, Walter M. Hutchison, Jr. of Chipley, FL and Reed S. Hutchison of Albany, GA; his nieces and nephews; and 17 grandchildren. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Interment was at Memory Hill Cemetery.

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HUTTON, Lonnie, Sr.
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Lonnie B. Hutton, Sr., died December 13, 2009. He was born June 11, 1929. He is survived by his wife, Lucille Hutton, three sons, Lonnie Hutton, Jr., Joe (Brenda) Cox, and Michael Hutton; three daughters, Brenda (Gary) Williams, Barbara Hutton, and Queen (Anthony) Hill; two sisters, Doris Matthew and Dorothy Crawford; and a brother, Lenburg (Emma) Hutton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Simmie and Annie Hutton; and three brothers, Clarence Hutton, Ezell Hutton, and James Hutton. Services were held at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at Cedar Oak Memorial Park. Arrangements were entrusted to Williams Service Funeral Home.

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ISAAC, Rev. Arthur F.
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Rev. Arthur F. Isaac died May 27, 1982 at the Campbellton-Graceville Hospital in Graceville, FL. He was a native of Birmingham. He was a retired Free Will Baptist minister with 40 years of service, and had been a pastor at several churches in southern Alabama and northern Florida. Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Ruth Isaac; a daughter, Jeanette Wells; four sons, Morris Isaac, Ed Isaac, Curtis Isaac and Tommy Isaac; a stepson, Glen Jenkins; two stepdaughters, Maxine Smith and Janice Smith; a sister, Clara Woods; two brothers, J.D. and Clyde Isaac; 31 grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. Services were held at Antioch Free Will Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by James and Lipford Funeral Home of Graceville, FL.

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JACKSON, Annie
OPELIKA, ALABAMA: Annie Ruth Stripling Jackson, 83, died April 17, 2007. She was born June 26, 1923. She worked for Woolworth's for over 20 years. She is survived by Brenda Eileen Stripling Eastridge and Glen Eastridge; 3 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin C. and Mary Craddock Phillips; two husbands, J.W. Jackson and Charles B. Stripling, Sr.; a son, Charles B. Stripling, Jr. (Sonny); three brothers; and four sisters. Burial was at Rosemere Cemetery under the direction of Fredericks Funeral Home.

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JACKSON, Willie
DAPHNE, ALABAMA: Willie S. Jackson, 79, died March 19, 2009 at a local hospital. He was born September 27, 1929. He retired from Scott Paper-Kimberly Clark Company with 30 years of service, and was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include six children, Darrell K. Jackson of Daphne, Willie A. Jackson of Mobile, Carlee Jackson of Fort Worth, TX, Greg (Cleo) Jackson of Lenexa, KS, and Marilyn (Gerome) Davis and Ralph (Sherrell) Jackson, all of Montgomery; two brothers, Lawrence (Gloria) Session of Mobile, and Louis Jackson of San Antonio, TX; two brothers-in-law, Horace Gill and George (Melvina) Bradley, both of Mobile; two sisters-in-law, Ceola (Allen) Williams and Rose Nettles, both of Mobile; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at Pine Crest Cemetery under the direction of Johnson-Allen Mortuary.

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JANEWAY, Mother Annunciata
CULLMAN, ALABAMA: Mother Annunciata Janeway, O.S.B., 87, died November 5, 1965. She was the founder of Sacred Heart College in Cullman. She was a native of Wexford, PA, and was born Annie Janeway on March 23, 1879 to Joseph James Thomas and Sarah Alice White Janeway. She was one of nine children. She entered the Benedictine Sisters in 1894, taking the name Sister Mary Annunciata. She held a degree in education from the University of Notre Dame. She was a teacher and principal. She began her teaching career in Florida, and taught schools in the Diocese of St. Augustine. She taught in Alababma Catholic schools for 38 years. She went with four other Benedictine Sisters from Florida to Cullman to work at Sacred Heart School, and made her perptual vows at Sacred Heart Church in 1899. She became mother superior of the Cullman Benedictine community in 1920, and in 1940, became the first president of Sacred Heart College. During the 1950s, she served as novice mistress. She spent 70 years in religious life. Interment was at the convent cemetery.

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JEFFRIES, Rev. William
PRICHARD, ALABAMA: Rev. William Wesley Jeffries, 58, died January 9, 1952. He was pastor of the Prichard First United Methodist Church. He served many congregations in Alabama and Florida, including churches at Bay Minette, Dothan, Monroeville, Marion, Panama City and Andalusia. He was licensed by the Alabama Conference in 1917, and had served in Prichard since 1945. He was a native of Chipley, FL. He was survived by several relatives, including Mrs. Wilburn Malloy and Mrs. Frank Malloy, both of Chipley, FL. Note: Interment may be at Pine Crest Cemetery in Mobile.

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JOHNSON, Ida
ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA: Ida Artherine Johnson, 85, died December 19, 2008. She is survived by two sons, Brad (Linda) McLelland of Andalusia, and Greg (Sandy) McLelland of Bartersville; a daughter, Janie (John Glen) Clark of Red Level; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Union Cemetery in Frisco City under the direction of Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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JOHNSTON, Julia
OPELIKA, ALABAMA: Julia Holley McIntosh Johnston, 82, died June 27, 2006. She was born August 19, 1923. She is survived by her husband, Ed Johnston, Jr.; a son, E. Ross Johnston; two brothers, Donald Holley and Hugh Holley; a sister, Thadie Caldwell; and 2 grandsons. She was preceded in death by a son, John McIntosh, Jr.; and her former husband, John B. McIntosh. Interment was at Garden Hills Cemetery under the direction of Fredericks Funeral Home.

JONES, Burnetta
BESSEMER, ALABAMA: Burnetta Smith Jones died December 18, 2011 at Cooper Green Hospital. She was born April 24, 1947 in Emelle, AL to Raymond and Marjorie Hutchins Smith. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Roosevelt, where she served on the Nurses Ministry board. Survivors include two sons; Elbert Jones Jr., and Bruce (Renese) Jones; a brother, Henry (Clara) Hutchins; 2 grandsons; 3 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her cousins, including Florence Brown of Blackville, SC; other relatives; and her friends, including Claudia Jackson of Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her parents. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Roosevelt. Interment was at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Chambers Funeral Home. Note: One source lists her birth date as April 29.

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JONES, Drew
TALLASSEE, ALABAMA: Drew Jones, 92, died May 16, 2011. He was born December 24, 1918 to John Allen and Bertha Mae Mathis Jones. He worked at Mount Vernon Mills with 45 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was an strong supporter of the Tallassee Boys and Girls Dixie Youth baseball teams. Survivors include his daughters, Tina Wagner (Lamar), Jennifer Jones, Barbara Golden (Milburn), Jamie Baxley (Bennett), and Donna Miller (Joey); a son, Bobby "Casey" Jones (Carolyn); 12 grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Marie Oliver Jones. Interment was at the Carrville Cemetery under the direction of Jeffcoat Funeral Home.

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JONES, Janet
SKYLINE, ALABAMA: Janet Carol Jones, 50, died December 16, 2009. She retired from Highlands Medical Center after over 30 years of service. She attended Hytop Free Holiness Church. She is survived by her mother, Blanch Marie Jones of Skyline; her aunts and uncles; her nieces and nephews; her great-nieces and great-nephews; her dog, Daisy Mae; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Wilson "Scooter" Jones; a sister, Charlotte Diane Jones; a brother, Anthony Wilson Jones; and her grandparents, W.R. and Jessie Florence Jones, and Jess and Maud Sanders. Services were held at Hytop Holiness Church. Burial was at Sanders Mill Creek Cemetery by Scottsboro Funeral Home.

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JONES, Leon
WETUMPKA, ALABAMA: Leon Donovan Jones, 70, died March 12, 2009. He was born August 10, 1938 in Collinswood, TN. He was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Tommie Sue Jones; a brother, Dexter Brooks; and a niece, Stacie (Steve) Bruney. Arrangements were handled by Gassett Funeral Home.

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KANADAY, Esther
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Esther Cone Kanaday, 76, died August 8, 2008. She was born March 22, 1932 to Bird Cone and Neannie Laney Cone. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Mitchell; three brothers, Don (Jane) Cone, Earl (Ethelene) Cone, and James Cone; five sisters, Beatrice Phillips, Jeanette Pitts, Ellen Russell, Elsa (Delmer) Bailey, and Lela Mae (Leon) Whaley; 3 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Dupont; a brother, Dyrel Cone; and her parents. Interment was at Fairview West Cemetery with arrangements by Hanceville Funeral Home.

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KANE, Delia
ROBERTSDALE, ALABAMA: Delia Harrison Kane, 68, died February 12, 2009. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 41 years of service, and also managed Ed Kane Farm. She was a member of St. Patrick's Ladies Auxiliary, and the Roy Alotta Red Hat organization. Survivors include her husband, Edward H. Kane, Jr.; a daughter, Carmen Hayes; two sons, Edward H. Kane III and Patrick Kane, all of Robertsdale; a sister, Carolyn H. Helsper of Pasadena, CA; a brother, James "Sonny" Harrison of Robertsdale; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial was at Wynn Cemetery by Mack Funeral Home and Crematory.

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KELLEY, Gertrude
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Gertrude Parish Kelley, 79, died November 16, 1974 at Southeast General Hospital in Dothan. Survivors include a brother, Gadi J. Parish, Jr. of Dothan; and three sisters, Mrs. Minnie Sellars of Dothan, Mrs. E.O. Williams of Montgomery, and Mrs. Charlie Howard of Statesboro, GA. Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley, FL with arrangements by Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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KELLEY, Howard
MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA: Howard Branscomb Kelley, 57, died March 2, 1977 at Colonial Manor Hospital. He was a member of IBEW Local #558 and worked for TVA. He was a World War II veteran, and attended the First Methodist Church of Muscle Shoals. He was a native of Summit, AL, and had been a Shoals area resident since 1942. Survivors include his wife, Una White Kelley; three sons, Craig Kelley of Muscle Shoals, and Craig Kelley and Kenneth Ray Kelley, both of Florence; his mother, Myrtle Kelley; five brothers, Henry Kelley, Ben W. Kelley, Robert Kelley, William Kelley, and James D. Kelley; and a sister, Gennie Lee Kelley. Interment was at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens under the direction of Morrison-Elkins Funeral Home.

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KELLEY, Sam
ATHENS, ALABAMA: Sam Ellis Kelley, 72, died April 15, 2009. He was born March 19, 1937 to Sam Evans Kelley and Marvella White Kelley. He was a salesman for Tremont Floral Supply. He attended Tanner United Methodist Church, and was a Mason. He is survived by his wife, Bettye Kelley; a son, Steve Kelley and wife Renita of Athens; two daughters, Laquita Nelson and husband Greg, and Sandy George and husband Vance, all of Athens; a brother, Royce Earl Kelley of Athens; and 5 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Clayton Pitts; and six brothers, Doyce Kelley, Jack Kelley, Horace Kelley, Maurice Kelley, Wilton Kelley and Billy Gene Kelly. Services were held at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was at Roselawn Cemetery.

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KELLY, Ben, Jr.
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Deacon Ben Kelly, Jr. died March 2, 2008 at his residence. He was born December 29, 1929 to the late Ben Kelly, Sr. and Lela Peavy Kelly. He worked at Giles & Kendall for 49 years. He was a member of Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church, and was ordained as a deacon in 1957. He served as a Sunday School teacher and president, and was president of the Male Chorus and the Senior Choir. For 37 years, he was clerk of the Flint River Running Water Primitive Baptist Association, and was president of the Laymen's Department, in addition to holding many other church offices. He was a former school PTA president, and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Eddie Mae Dean Kelly; a son, Joel (Edith) Kelly; two daughters, Betty Kelly Austin and Paulette Tatum; two sisters, Eliza Stone and Juanita (Bruce) Bone; three brothers, Johnny, Walter (Marie) and Kenneth Kelly; his grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Annie Mae Williams, Hazel Strong, and Pauline Underwood; and brothers, Andrew, Lourice, Jimmy, and Wyommie Kelly. Services were held at the Consolidated Flint River Running Water Memorial Tabernacle. Interment was at Crowson Cemetery.

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KILLETT, Joe
SELMA, ALABAMA: Joe Killett, 80, died September 4, 2007 at a local hospital. Survivors include his wife, Shirley P. Killett; a stepdaughter, Christie (Ronnie) Sawyer; four half-sisters; a half-brother; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at New Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Selma Funeral Home.

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KINARD, Alvin
ARAB, ALABAMA: Alvin Wise Kinard, 93, died September 25, 2009. He was the son of George Emory and Eva Jane Capps Kinard. He was a retired receiving manager at Sears, and was a member of the Sears Retiree Club. He was a former member of the United Commercial Travelers, and Dothan Council 600. He attended Parkview Baptist Church in Eufaula, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He is survived by two daughters and a son-in-law, Jane Gomillion of Montgomery, and Mary Elizabeth and Jerry Akridge of Arab; 2 grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bradley Kinard; two brothers, Roy Kinard and Thomas Kinard; and a son-in-law: Ingram M. Gomillion, Jr. Burial was at Beulah Baptist Cemetery in Dothan with arrangements by Holman-Headland Mortuary.

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KINNARD, Lizzie
LIVINGSTON, ALABAMA: Lizzie Kinnard, 75, died October 22, 1994 at Hill Hospital in York. She is survived by her husband, James Kinnard, Jr.; a son, Ellis Kinnard of Livingston; three brothers, Eddie Croom and Jessie Croom, both of York, and Arthur Croom of Pensacola, FL; three sisters, Lucille Bolding of York, and Mary Moore and Alberta Lesure, both of Pensacola, FL; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of McInnis Mortuary.

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KIRKLAND, Mary Ruth
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Mary Ruth Kirkland, 79, died May 12, 2009. She was born April 16, 1930 to the late Fielding McArdle and Willie Lee Henderson McArdle. She formerly worked at Kindercare and Evergreen Presbyterian Daycare. She attended Mount Enon Baptist Church, and enjoyed crocheting, embroidery and crafts. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and David Bell of Dothan, and Earlene and Jerry Starling of Oxford; 6 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Kirkland; a son, John Kirkland; and a sister, Merline Cherry. Burial was at Rehobeth Cemetery by Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

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KITCHENS, Henry
DECATUR, ALABAMA: Henry Frank Kitchens, 86, died January 30, 2005. He was born March 25, 1918 in Lawrence County to Henry and Bonnie Kitchens. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., and was a member of Oak Park Church of God for over 60 years. He is survived by a daughter, Frances Christa of Grant; two sons, Roy L. Kitchens and F. Dewayne Kitchens, both of Lawrence County; a sister, Ozell Cryer; four brothers, Wyle Kitchens, Willard Kitchens, Edwin Kitchens, and Jessie Kitchens; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Irene Kitchens. Services were held at Oak Park Church of God. Interment was at Roselawn Cemetery with arrangements by Ridout's Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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KLOPACK, Timothy
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Timothy Klopack, 47, died September 22, 2008. He is survived by his father, Art Klopack; a brother, Brian Klopack (Linda); a sister, Rose Mary Wyatt (Danny); two nieces; and four nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Bea Klopack. Services were held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South by Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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LAMB, Helen
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Helen Cook Lamb, 92, died October 27, 1991. She was a native of Chipley, FL. She is survived by two sisters and a brother-in-law, Margaret C. Register of Dothan, and Rachel C. and Frank Throop of Marshall, MN; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Dewey Lamb. Services were held at the First Methodist Church of Chipley, FL. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley with arrangements by Byrd Funeral Home.

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LAMI, Harold E., Sr.
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Harold Eugene Lami, Sr., 47, died August 22, 1969. He was born December 1, 1922. He worked for the U.S. Weather Service at Bates Field. Survivors include his wife, Mary Theresa L. Lami; four daughters, Catherine, Michele, Rose and Marian Lami; six sons, Harold E., Jr., Vincent, Dennis, Arthur, Christopher, and Joseph; his mother, Mrs. William Lami, Sr.; a brother, William L. Lami, Jr.; and a grandchild. Services were held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial was at Reed Cemetery by Radney Funeral Home.

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LANDERS, Frank M., Jr.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Frank M. Landers, Jr., 42, died July 26, 1970 in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ. He was a former Piedmont resident, and had lived in Birmingham for 15 years. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Nicholson Landers; two sons, Donald Landers and Frank Landers, both of Birmingham; a daughter, Mrs. William Fuqua of Louisiana; a sister, Mrs. Frances Landers; and 3 grandchildren.

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LANEY, Mary Anna
PISGAH, ALABAMA: Mary Anna Pollard Laney, 76, died March 10, 1955. She was born in 1878. She attended the Church of Christ, and was the wife of Olan Laney. Burial was at Rainsville Cemetery under the direction of Scottsboro Mortuary.

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LARRIMORE, Hazel
THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA: Hazel Bagley Larrimore, 79, died December 3, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. She was born August 27, 1931 in Thomasville. She was a retired job placement worker with the State of Alabama, and attended Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. Survivors include a son, Mike Larrimore of Thomasville; a daughter, Kathy Robinson of Camden; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Kelley Cemetery under the direction of O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.

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LEE, Harry C., Sr.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Harry Charles Lee, Sr. died November 29, 2007 in Birmingham. He was born in Birmingham on March 20, 1953 to Henry Cal Lee, Sr. and Erma Cobbs Lee. He was a graduate of Miles College, and worked for Mutual Savings Life Insurance Company. He attended Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he was involved with Sunday School and the music ministry, and was a member of the Miles College Booster Club. Survivors include his wife, Creola Shields Lee; two sons, Harry Charles Lee, Jr. and LeVor A. Lee; his mother, Erma Lee; three sisters, Pamela Owens, Crystal L. Bales, and Louvochee L. Williams; a brother, Rev. Curtis Lee; 2 grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Alton Shields and Charlie Shields; two sisters-in-law, Dortha S. Butler and Brenda Shafer; two uncles, Anthony Lee and Andrew Lee; two aunts, Elaine Harrell and Patricia Stanton; and a great-uncle, Robert Lee. He was preceded in death by his father; and a brother, Henry C. Lee, Jr. Services were held at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Interment was at George Washington Carver Memorial Gardens under the direction of Poole Funeral Chapel.

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LIGHTSEY, Christine
WEST BLOCTON, ALABAMA: Christine Lightsey died January 9, 2010. She was born July 23, 1929. She is survived by a son, Glenn Lightsey of West Blocton; a sister, Elizabeth "Bibby" Tucker of McConough, GA; 3 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, David; a son, Wayne; a daughter, Carol Stephens; two grandchildren; and a brother, Wallace Reach. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of West Blocton. Interment was at Schultz Creek Cemetery under the direction of Rockco Funeral Home.

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LINDSEY, Lucille
SHEFFIELD, ALABAMA: Lucille Futrell Lindsey, 84, died July 24, 2008. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by a son, Greg Lindsey; a brother, Thomas Futrell; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lindsey. Interment was at Mount Zion Cemetery in St. Florian, AL under the direction of Spry Serenity Chapel.

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LIPSEY, Elray
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Elray Lipsey died August 30, 2010. He was born February 4, 1939 in Greenwood, MS. He was a construction worker. Survivors include a daughter, Tonya Lipsey; four sisters, Gloria Jackson, Doristeen Sawyer, Jackie Nesbitte, and Kathryn Grantham; two brothers, Melvin Lipsey and Mitchell Lipsey; and a grandson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Smith Lipsey; his parents, Mitchell and Ivora Bell Lipsey; a sister, Dorothy Mae Buckner; and a brother, Percy Lipsey. Services were held at Greater Christ Temple Apostolic Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Williams Service Funeral Home.

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LONGCRIER, Kenneth
SELMA, ALABAMA: Kenneth Earl Longcrier, 76, died September 22, 2009. He worked for Meyer Shoe Company for over 30 years, and attended Crescent Hill Presbyterian Church. He is survived by a daughter, Kathy L. Prince of Selma; a brother, Wayne Longcrier of Montgomery; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean A. Longcrier; two sisters; and five brothers. Interment was at New Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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LOWE, Jewell
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Jewell Rogers Lowe, 76, died January 17, 1991 at Stewart-Webster Hospital in Richland, GA. She was born May 8, 1913, and was a Houston County native. She was of the Assembly of God faith. She was a longtime former resident of Panama City, FL. Survivors include a daughter, Virginia Stanford of Panama City, FL; two brothers, Brooks Rogers of Dothan, and James Rogers of Buena Vista, GA; a sister, Blondell Christmas of Auburndale; 4 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 22 nieces and nephews. Services were held at Pilgrim's Rest Church in Jackson County, FL. Interment was at the church cemetery by Wachob-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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LUZIER, Alvin
DALEVILLE, ALABAMA: Alvin Luzier, 53, died June 20, 2009. He was born February 1, 1956. He worked for the Directorate of Combat Developments at Fort Rucker, and had retired from the U.S. Army following 22 years of service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Carie Luzier; a son, Juston Luzier of Daleville; two daughters, Melissa O'Connor (James) of Savannah, GA, and Alicia Meeks (Jeremy) of Enterprise; his mother, Renate Luzier of Charleston, SC; a sister, Gwen Luzier of Charleston, SC; two brothers, Bruce Luzier of Charleston, SC, and Charles Luzier of Baton Rouge, LA; and a grandchild. He was preceded in death by his father, Glenn Luzier. Interment was at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL with arrangements by Searcy Funeral Home.

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LYSTE, Robert L.
PANSEY, ALABAMA: Robert Lawrence Lyste, 57, died May 28, 2009 at his home. He was born February 8, 1952. He is survived by two daughters, Tanya Barlow of Pansey, and Alishia Lyste of Tallahassee, FL; a son, Robert Lyste of Pansey; two sisters, Donna Haskins and Shelley Dummer; 5 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends, including Ann Mann, Sandra McKenzie, Fredrick Bower, Patricia Barrentine, Tonya Kirkland, and Ronald Kirkland. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marie Benefield Dummer; and a brother, David Lyste. Arrangements were handled by Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

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