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MAGUIRE, Rev. Monsignor Hugh
MOBILE, ALBAMA: Rev. Monsignor Hugh Nicholas Maguire, 77, died February 21, 2009. He was born July 21, 1931, and was a native of Garrison, County Fermanagh, Ireland. He studied at St. John Seminary in Waterford, Ireland. He was a retired priest for the Archdiocese of Mobile. He had served at St. Leo Catholic Church in Demopolis, St. Mary Catholic Church and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, both in Mobile, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Troy, Christ the King Catholic Church in Daphne, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Grand Bay and St. John Catholic Church in Enterprise. He is survived by a brother, Charles Maguire of Ireland. Services were held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Interment was at Catholic Cemetery in Mobile by Radney Funeral Home.

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MAIDEN, Clarence
GALLION, ALABAMA: Clarence Maiden died August 18, 2008. He was born October 17, 1932 in Hale County, AL to Andrew and Cartherine Maiden. Survivors include a sister, Jessie Jones of Faunsdale; two brothers, Ernest (Betty) Maiden of Birmingham, and Frank (Mary) Maiden of Faunsdale; his nieces and nephews; his cousins; his great-nieces and great-nephews; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Allenville. Interment was at the Allenville Benevolent Cemetery by Larkin and Scott Funeral Home.

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MAJORS, Clarence
PHENIX CITY, ALABAMA: Clarence Majors, 60, died January 31, 2011. He was born October 11, 1950 in Tuskegee to the late Dan Majors and Minnie Coleman Majors. He was a landscaper for B.W. Capps. Survivors include three sisters, Mary Majors, Minnie Williams, and Jane Florence, all of Columbus, GA; four brothers, Jimmy Majors of Phenix City, and Willie Majors, Michael Majors, and Danny Majors, all of Columbus, GA; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Canaan A.M.E. Church Cemetery under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home.

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MANNING, Anne
GRAYSVILLE, ALABAMA: Anne C. Manning, 82, died April 10, 2009. Survivors include a son, James (Marcia) Manning; a sister, Mildred Richardson; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Gardens under the direction of Crestview Memorial Funeral Home.

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MANZIE, Ida
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Ida Mae Manzie, 74, died June 16, 2008. She is survived by six children, Timothy Sneed, Major Sneed III, Elliot Sneed, Beverly Foster, Vicki Crawford and Sharon Carelton; a brother, John Manzie; a sister, Margaret Jones; 22 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Peter Baptist Church. Interment was at Whispering Pines Cemetery by Small's Mortuary.

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MARTIN, Lucille
LUVERNE, ALABAMA: Lucille Turner Martin, 97, died January 25, 2008. She was born September 12, 1910. Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Baines; a sister, Del­phine Hand; 4 grand­children; 6 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchil­dren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mar­shall Martin; and two brothers, Fred and Howell Turner. Interment was at Emmaus Cemetery by Turner Funeral Home.

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MAULDEN, Paul
BRUNDIDGE, ALABAMA: Paul Maulden, 85, died October 29, 2008. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lois Maulden; his children, Glenda and Huey Campbell of Georgetown, GA, and Mary and Seale Mobley of Brundidge; a sister, Gaynell Anderson; 8 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Samuel Maulden. Services were held at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at Shady Grove Cemetery by Dillard Funeral Home.

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McBRIDE, Minnie
NORTHPORT, ALABAMA: Minnie A. McBride, 91, died October 26, 1994 at Park Manor Nursing Home. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tuscaloosa. She is survived by a son, Eugene McBride of Fort Walton Beach, FL; a daughter, Christine M. Clements of Peterson; a son-in-law, Joseph Clements; a grandchild; and 2 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park under the direction of Memory Chapel Funeral Home.

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McCARLEY, Pearl
RUSSELLVILLE, ALABAMA: Pearl Sarah McCarley, 87, died June 12, 2007. Survivors include two sons, Johnny McCarley and Ray McCarley; a daughter, Faye Pipkins; two sisters, Mary Pounders and Tresie Duncan; 11 grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Price McCarley; her parents, Thomas Jefferson Kelley and Martha Nix Kelley; a sister, Dena Cochran; and two brothers, John and Anice Kelley. Interment was at Edgars Chapel Cemetery by Spry Memorial Chapel.

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McCAY, Betty
CLANTON, ALABAMA: Betty Louise McCay, 83, died September 6, 2008. She was born November 1, 1924 to the late George Rainey and Zola Bean Rainey. She is survived by her daughters, Linda (Richard) Loose of Boulder County, and Vickie McCay (George) Wallack of Longmont, CO; two sons, William "Bill" McCay of Clanton, and Mike (Suzy) McCay of Maplesville; 6 grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, George Milton Rainey, Flora Tyre, Clara Champion, and Carolyn Houts; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. McCay; three sisters; and two brothers. Burial was at Martin Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Martin Funeral Home.

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McDOWELL, Louise
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Louise McDowell died June 6, 2009. She was born May 24, 1919 in Gainesville, AL to Austin and Claudies Wells. She was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church, where she was a deaconess and a missionary member. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her daughters, Vera Key (Don), Carrie Berry, Elois Prude (Henry, Jr.), Brenda McDowell, Glenda Green (Melvin), Geri Griffin, Lena Williams Barnes (Vernon), and Patricia Thicklin (Leonard); her sons, Perkins McDowell, Jr. (Gloria) and Ken McDowell; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Perkins McDowell, Sr.; her parents; five sisters, Lucy Hubbert, Annie Gray, Vercy Daniels, Alberta Walton, and Hannah Williams; and three brothers, Dave, Levi, and Austin Wells, Sr. Services were held at St. Paul Baptist Church. Burial was at the Spring Valley Baptist Church Cemetery in Gainesville with arrangements by Williams Funeral Home.

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McGOFF, Betty
CHEROKEE, ALABAMA: Betty Kathryn McGoff, 87, died December 19, 2009. She is survived by her husband, William R. McGoff; a son, William Leslie McGoff of Tampa, FL; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Gary Narmore of Crystal River, FL, and Kathy and Larry House of Huntsville; her grandchildren; a great-grandson; and other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Morrison Funeral Home.

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McKINLEY, Oscar
FRANKLIN, ALABAMA: Oscar L. McKinley, 89, died September 16, 2009. He was a carpenter, and formerly worked for Monroe County. He was also a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended the Franklin Church of God. He is survived by his sons, Wayne McKinley, and Jimmie (Joyce) McKinley, all of Franklin; two sisters, Bruce Champion of Excel, and Bessie Stabler of Franklin; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elmar McKinley; and an infant son, Noah Melvin McKinley. Services were held at Franklin Church of God. Burial with military honors was at Corinth Deer Cemetery under the direction of Monroe Chapel Funeral Home.

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McKINNEY, Charles A.
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Charles Anthony McKinney, 56, died May 15, 2006. Services were held at Greater Thankful Baptist Church. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Goodson Funeral Home.

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McLEAN, Hubert
LEVEL PLAINS, ALABAMA: Hubert McLean, 91, died March 4, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Frances McLean; two sons, Matthew McLean of Enterprise, and Edward McLean of Millersburg, OH; five daughters, Carolyn McBride of Spokane, WA, Mary Helen McLean of Seattle, WA, Linda McLean of Millersburg, OH, Juwana McLean of Spokane, and Erme Jean McLean of Millersburg, OH; two stepchildren, Margaret Louis Brazier of Birmingham, and James Earl Mathis of New Brownsville, TX; three brothers, D.A. McLean, J.D. McLean, and Elmer McLean, all of Enterprise; and two sisters, Adell Gilliland of Niagara Falls, NY and Mollie Crumpler of Enterprise. Services were held at Macedonia Baptist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Searcy Funeral Home.

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MEADOWS, Nellie Ruth
CHATOM, ALABAMA: Nellie Ruth Meadows, 77, died January 21, 2004. She attended Springbank Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Sandra Middleton of McIntosh, Wanda Hudson of Jackson, and Stacey Carpenter of Clinton, IN; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Fairhope Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Lathan Funeral Home.

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MEDDERS, Tina
COTTONDALE, ALABAMA: Tina Louise Medders, infant, died January 6, 1977 at University Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mike Medders; a brother, Michael Medders, Jr. of Cottondale; a sister, Sherry Medders of Cottondale; and her grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Walter Newman of Port Clinton, OH, and Eugene Vance Medders of Brookwood. Burial was at the Big Hurricane Church Cemetery under the direction of Hayes Chapel Funeral Home.

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MENNEFIELD, Lillie
OPELIKA, ALABAMA: Lillie Mae Mennefield, 69, died December 15, 2008. She was born in Lee County, AL. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth (Tabitha) Mennefield of Atlanta, and Johnnie Anthony (Sabrina) Mennefield, and Tommie (Vickie) Mennefield, all of Opelika; a daughter, Lorrie Mennefield of Opelika; a brother, Lewis (Betty) Mennefield of Opelika; four sisters, Mary Ray of Opelika, Bertha Willis of Atlanta, and Rebecca Bell and Pearly Barkley, both of San Marino, CA; a sister-in-law, Annie (Edward) Peterson of Opelika; a brother-in-law, Ceaser (Mary) Edwards; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; her cousins; and her friends. Services were held at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Auburn. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Harris Funeral Home.

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MERRIWEATHER, Henrietta
JEFFERSON, ALABAMA: Henrietta Merriweather, 91, died October 31, 2010 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. She was born December 25, 1918 to Rice Davis and Rosie Brock. She was a member of Small Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church. Survivors include her children, Gloria Merriweather of Jefferson, Henrietta Merriweather of Tuscaloosa, Doris (John) Skinner of Montgomery, Wallstone Merriweather of Lakewood, SC, Jerry (Mary) Merriweather of Columbus, SC, Thomas Merriweather of Charleston, SC, Bessie (Wade) Brooks of Hempstead, NC, and Joseph Merriweather of Tarbon, NC; a sister, Margaret Edwards of Demopolis; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; her great-great grandchildren; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Merriweather; four children, Rosie Moorer, Jerome Merriweather, James Merriweather and Carrie Wilson; and a sister, Annie Bell Collier. Services were held at the First Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Jefferson. Interment was at Scott Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.

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METCALFE, Elaine
BREWTON, ALABAMA: Elaine Harmon Metcalfe, 87, died November 8, 2007. She was born in 1920 to the late Escar "Eke" Haskel and Ione Harmon. She is survived by her husband, Charles Tallman Metcalfe; two daughters, Dr. Paula McKenzie of Washington, DC, and Malaine Maddox of Brewton; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at Midway Methodist Church. Burial was at the adjoining cemetery under the direction of Benefield Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Joe William
CHAPMAN, ALABAMA: Joe William Miller, 74, died December 22, 2008. Survivors include a brother, Clifford Miller of Jasper; a sister, Glenda Chancelor of Montgomery; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.

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MILLIKEN, Lillian
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Lillian Breland Touchstone Milliken, 89, died June 13, 2006. She was born January 13, 1917. She attended Hope Presbyterian Church. She was a charter member of the Hospitality Club, and was active with the PTA and band parents. She is survived by her husband, James F. Milliken; two sons, William Touchstone and Terrell Touchstone; a stepson, James Murray Milliken; two stepdaughters, Ann Nuckolls and Judy Lewis; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a husband, Armand Touchstone; and a daughter, Anita Touchstone Bates. Services were held at Hope Presbyterian Church. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery by Spry Funeral Home.

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MILSTEAD, Arthur
SWEET WATER, ALABAMA: Arthur "Pete" Milstead, 79, died February 10, 2007 at Specialty Hospital of Meridian in Meridian, MS. He was born June 29, 1927 in Sweet Water. He was a retired maintenance engineer for Marengo County, and attended Beaver Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Ballard of Dixons Mills, and Kerri Thompson of Paradise, TX; a son, Mike Milstead of Decatur, three sisters, Janie "Dink" Turley of Sweet Water, and Modene Wood and Mary Angelo, both of Beaver Creek; two brothers, Henry Milstead and William "Mutt" Milstead, both of Sweet Water; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Beaver Creek Baptist Church. Burial was at Beaver Creek Cemetery with arrangements by O'Byrant Chapel Funeral Home.

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MINNIEFIELD, Bessie
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Bessie Minniefield, 90, died March 6, 2012. She was born July 20, 1921 in Phenix City, AL to Sam and Minnie Rivers. She was a longtime member of the 23rd Street Baptist Church, and had also attended the First Baptist Church of Airport and the New Testament Missionary Baptist Church. She was a member of Bright Star Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include five daughters, Anita M. Bonner, Dottie M. Rutledge (Roy), Alfreda M. Thomas, Linda M. Middlebrook (Anthony), and Catherine M. Dixon; a son, Roosevelt A. Rivers (Jeanette); two daughters-in-law, Christine Minniefield and Doreen Minniefield; her grandchildren, including Feodore Crockett, Sr., whom she raised; 27 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfonzo Minniefield; two sons, Sammie L. Minniefield and Robert L. Minniefield; her parents; seven sisters; and five brothers. Interment was at Sunrise Memorial Gardens by Eastside Funeral Home.

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MIXON, Mildred
GREENVILLE, ALABAMA: Mildred Newton Mixon, 84, died November 16, 2008. She is survived by two sons, John R. (Annetta Ravn) Mixon, Jr. of Manhattan, KS, and Robert Newton (Tammy Prickett) Mixon of Greenville; 4 grandchildren; two sisters, Maude Sims and JoAnn Harrison; a brother, T.A. Newton, all of Greenville; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Mixon; her parents, Arthur and Ethel Newton; and a brother, James E. Newton, Sr. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery by Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home.

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MONTGOMERY, Benny R., Jr.
MIDLAND CITY, ALABAMA: Benny Ronald Montgomery, Jr., infant, died December 1, 1976 in Ozark, AL. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benny Montgomery, Sr.; two half-sisters, Machael Beard and Debbie L. Beard; and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Phelix Smith of Chipley, FL. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley, FL under the direction of Blackburn-Wachob Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Eunice
CLANTON, ALABAMA: Eunice Marie Moore, 92, died October 14, 2008. She was born May 24, 1916 to the late Luke Garner and the Elmer Hicks. She is survived by her daughters, Jean Murphy of Hoover, Barbara Ray of Jemison, Pat Davis of Atlanta, GA, and Denny Moore of Maplesville; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Buna Ward of Clanton; and her caregiver, Bobbie Agee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Moore; two sons, Victor Moore and John Moore; and a daughter, Betty Ruth Moore. Services were held at Macedonia Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by Martin Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Marva
SELMA, ALABAMA: Marva Raye P. Moore, 64, died May 20, 2002 in Montgomery. She owned Eagle Security Police Agency, and was a graduate of the Good Samaritan School of Nursing. She had served as president of the Steward Board at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church. She is survived by a daughter, Marva Eaton of Selma; a son, Oliver K. Eaton of Columbus, GA; a stepdaughter, Kristy Moore of Detroit, MI; three stepsons, Timothy Moore of Jackson, FL, Lorenzo D. Moore of Florida, and Lawrence D. Moore of Detroit, MI; three sisters, Mattie Lilly of Ashville, NC, and Iola Packer and Doris P. Underwood, both of Montgomery; a daughter-in-law; 2 grandchildren; a niece; and 2 nephews. Services were held at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Fairlawn Cemetery with arrangements by Lewis Brothers Funeral Home.

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MOORE, Mildred
PRICHARD, ALABAMA: Mildred Goodrich Moore, 88, died April 6, 2007. She attended Shadowlawn Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Alvin Paul Moore; three daughters, Gladys Moore Dunnam (Stanley) of Theodore, Henrietta Moore Laird (Dorman) of Sumrall, MS, and Paulet Moore of Mobile; 11 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Pine Crest Cemetery under the direction of Pine Crest Funeral Home.

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MORRIS, Jerry
ALICEVILLE, ALABAMA: Jerry D. Morris, 56, died June 26, 1999 at Pickens County Medical Center. Survivors include a brother, Leon Morris of Aliceville; a sister, Melba Noland (Rodney) of Carrollton, and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at Garden Baptist Church. Interment was at Franconia Cemetery under the direction of Stabler-Robbins Funeral Home.

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MURDOCK, Luther
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Luther Murdock, 14, died in the winter of 1909. He was survived by a brother, Jordan. He was preceded in death by his father, W.J. Murdock; and his mother.

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NELSON, Miriam
THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA: Miriam "Pee Wee" Nelson, 52, died March 16, 2008. She is survived by three brothers, Bobby Joe (Brenda) Nelson of Pine Hill, and Russell (Robin) Nelson and J.D. (Shelly) Nelson, all of Gulf Shores; and two sisters, Vera Nelson of Thomasville and Diane (Marvin) Smith of Pine Hill. Services were held at Liberty Baptist Church. Arrangements were handled by St. Stephens Funeral Home.

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NEVINS, Iola
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Iola Brown Nevins died October 2, 2008. She was born in Hale County on May 29, 1930 to Albert Brown and Hattie Hall. She is survived by a sister, Gussie Bell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odis Nevins; and her parents. Interment was at Cedar Oak Memorial Park under the direction of Williams Service Funeral Home.

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NICHOLS, Gerald
JONES, ALABAMA: Gerald Nichols, 57, died December 26, 2007. Survivors include his wife, Linda Nichols; his daughters, Amanda Nichols (David), Cathy Nichols and Susan (Earl) Abbott; two sisters, Carolyn Massey and Eula Simmons; two brothers, Martin Nichols and Jimmy Nichols; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louie Davis Nichols and Vera Williams Nichols; and a brother, Don Edward Nichols. Interment was at the Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Selma Funeral Home.

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NOTTENKAMPER, Paul, Jr.
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Paul Nottenkamper, Jr., 85, died January 9, 2011 in Mobile. He was born July 25, 1925 in Atkins, AR to the late Paul and Rose Ehemann Nottenkamper. He was a retired oil rig superintendent, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Mobile, and a former member of St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Atmore. He is survived by two daughters, Paulette Hebert (Jarvis) of Lafayette, LA, and Martha Bibler (Mike) of Temple, TX; a son, Gerald Nottenkamper (Heather) of Mobile; two sisters, Margaret Roberts of Fayetteville, AR, and Mary Kersten of Atkins, AR; a brother, Joe Nottenkamper of Arkansas; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Huckaby Nottenkamper. Services were held at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Interment was at Serenity Gardens under the direction of Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

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NUBY, Elsie
HARTSELLE, ALABAMA: Elsie Maples Nuby, 86, died November 19, 2002 at Hartselle Medical Center. She was born September 5, 1916, and was a Morgan County native. She had worked as a spinner at Goodyear Mills, and was a member of New Center Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Sandra N.Meissner of Prattville; a son, Marvin B. Nuby, Jr. of Hartselle; two stepsons, Garland Nuby and Curtis G. Nuby, both of Hartselle; a stepdaughter, Dovie N. Riethmaier of Gardendale; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin B. Nuby, Sr. She was the sister of the late John Maples, Pat Maples, Oscar "Buck" Maples and Tressie Callahan; stepmother of the late J.C. Nuby; and stepsister of the late Ernest Maples, Walter Lemley and Pearl Baker. Services were held at New Center Baptist Church. Interment was at Cedar Creek Cemetery by Peck Funeral Home.

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O'CAIN, Edna
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Edna O'Cain, 88, died November 26, 2004 at her residence. She was born August 7, 1916, and was a native of Mobile. She was a member of Christ Temple Apostolic Church. She is survived by five children, Joyce Lee of Chicago, IL, Claudia Fowler of Germantown, TN, and Faye Smith, Angelo O'Cain, and Vern O'Cain, all of Mobile; 23 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Christ Temple Apostolic Church. Interment was at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Gilmer's Funeral Home.

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O'HARROW, Orlis
HEFLIN, ALABAMA: Orlis Viola O'Harrow, 91, died December 19, 2009. She attended Heflin Baptist Church. She is survived by her sons, Tony O'Harrow of Anniston, Danny O'Harrow of Navarre Beach, FL, and Edward O'Harrow of Austin, TX; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alonzo O'Harrow. Services were held at Heflin Baptist Church. Burial was at the Heflin City Cemetery.

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ORDWAY, Sherrod
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Sherrod Murrey Ordway, 90, died April 2, 2008. She was active with several civic organizations, and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include three children, Patty (Hunter) McDonald of Montgomery, Richard Choate Ordway, Jr. of Huntsville, and William Murrey (Joy) Ordway of Atlanta; 2 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Richard Choate "Dick" Ordway; a son, James Ordway; her parents, James Floyd Murrey and Pattie Battle Murrey; and a sister, Frances Elizabeth Murrey McIntyre. Services were held at Central United Methodist Church in Decatur. Arrangements were handled by Southern Memorial Funeral Home.

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PADGETT, Thelma
CAROLINA, ALABAMA: Thelma Padgett, 81, died February 6, 2008. She is survived by a son, Gary Padgett of Andalusia; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn (Harvey) Henderson of Andalusia; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; and a step great-grandchild on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, James Edgar Padgett; and her parents, Gene and Nadine Eddins Murphree. Services were held at Carolina Baptist Church. Burial was at Carolina Cemetery by Foreman Funeral Home.

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PAGE, Bertha
OPP, ALABAMA: Bertha Collins Page died August 19, 1979 at the Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in Opp. She was born June 22, 1892 to Mr. and Mrs. John H. Collins. Survivors include a son, Robert O. Page, Jr. of Opp; a daughter, Annie B. (O. Bonneau) Rowe of Elba; 4 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Burial was at the Opp City Cemetery under the direction of Rainer Funeral Home.

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PATE, Dee
ARITON, ALABAMA: Dee S. Pate, 86, died August 24, 1990 at the Campbellton-Graceville Hospital in Graceville, FL. Survivors include a sister, Ada Johnson of Franklin, SC; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. Interment was at Dyson Cemetery in Holmes County, FL under the direction of Peel Funeral Home.

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PEARSON, Mildred
GADSDEN, ALABAMA: Mildred Pearson died March 6, 2006. Survivors include three sons, Bennie (Stephanie) Blaylock, Donnie (Brenda) Blaylock, and Billy (Melissa) Blaylock; two daughters, Veronica Blaylock and Lauretta (Curtis) Douglas; 19 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Paul Overcoming Church. Burial was at Lincoln Hill Cemetery under the direction of Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home.

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PERRY, Cecil
THEODORE, ALABAMA: Cecil Alexander Perry died September 1, 2009. He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth (Warren) Davis of Greensboro, NC and Michelle (James) Chatham of Stokesdale, NC; his father, Carl Arthur Perry, Sr of Theodore; a grandson; five sisters, Carol Ann Killingsworth and Priscilla Perry, both of Theodore, Gloria (Edward) Kirkland of McIntosh, and Betty June Smith and Patricia (Wayne) Phillips, both of Theodore; three brothers, Carl A. Perry, Jr, Steve Perry, and Patrick (Missy) Perry, all of Theodore; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Mae Perry. Interment was at Serenity Memorial Gardens by Serenity Funeral Home.

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PETTWAY, Carrie Lee
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Carrie Lee Pettway, 83, died February 17, 2007. Survivors include two daughters, Dora T. Wier of Lithonia, GA and Rema Pettway of Ellenwood, GA; a sister, Rachel George of Boykin, AL; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Interment was at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Small's Mortuary.

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PETTY, Ola Lee
DOZIER, ALABAMA: Ola Lee Petty, 89, died November 16, 2008. She was born October 31, 1919. She is survived by three children and their spouses, Diane Burks (Eldred) of Dozier, Hazel Morrow of Andalusia, and Billy Petty (Ruby) of Gantt; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Dorothy Dean of Dozier; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Interment was at Goodhope Cemetery with arrangements by Foreman Funeral Home.

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PHINAZEE, Jester
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Jester James Phinazee, 81, died November 19, 2004. He was born March 19, 1923 to James Paul and Maggie Estell Fletcher Phinazee. He was a retired instructor at Alabama Aviation Technical College in Ozark. He is survived by his wife, Mary Alice Phinazee; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and George Hinson of Slocomb; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Gary Phinazee and Durwood Phinazee; his parents; and a grandson. Services were held at Mount Calvary Baptist Church. Interment was at the Mount Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Sorrells Funeral Home.

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PIERCE, Eula Mae
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Eula Mae Pierce died June 26, 2008. She was born January 3, 1922. Survivors include three sons, Jimmie, Todd and Michael (Daphne) Pierce; three daughters, Viola Pettway, Mildred and Sharon Pierce; her nieces and nephews; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline Reid; a son, Thomas Pierce; her mother, Viola Prince; a brother, Henry Poellnitz; two sisters, Lela Weddington and Mary Mitchell; and an uncle and aunt, Archie and Nancy Turner. Interment was at Gethsemane Cemetery under the direction of Small's Mortuary.

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PINKARD, Charles
TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA: Charles Pinkard, 100, died August 4, 1979 at his residence. He was born March 11, 1878 in Tuskegee to Green and Alice Park Pinkard. He moved to the Youngstown, OH area in 1964, and had been a farmer and a member of First Calvary Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Men's League. Survivors include a daughter, Bertha L. Porter of Cleveland, OH; his sons, Burl, Lemmet and Robert; 17 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie Pollard Pinkard; and a son, Charlie Lee. Burial was at Shiloh Cemetery in Macon County, AL with arrangements by McKenzie Funeral Home and L.E. Black Funeral Home.

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PINNEO, Leslie
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Leslie Pinneo, 44, died January 11, 2010. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Okmulgee, OK. Interment was at Okmulgee Cemetery. She was born January 24, 1965. She was a 1987 graduate of Oklahoma State University Business School, and was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Leslie was employed by Williams Telecommunications, Chevron, the Kansas Farm Bureau, Montgomery County School Systems of Clarksville, TN, and Aladan of Dothan. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Mark Pinneo; a son, Matthew Pinneo of Knoxville, TN; a daughter, Kelli Pinneo of Dothan; her mother, Linda Watts; her father, Hal Merriman; two brothers, David Merriman and Seth Merriman; a sister, Samantha Thorman; and her nieces and nephews. Arrangements were handled by Sunset Funeral Home.

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PITTS, Bettie
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Bettie Louise Pitts died September 14, 2007 at the Regency Health Care in Huntsville, AL. She was born July 22, 1931 in Fayetteville, TN. Family members include three children, Andrew Tate of Cleveland, OH, and Bessie L. Evans and Maggie L. Breach, both of Huntsville; 8 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Potter's Hand Church Ministries. Interment was at Valhalla Memory Gardens under the direction of Royal Funeral Home.

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PLANTZ, Norma
FRISCO CITY, ALABAMA: Norma Doris Ward Plantz, 78, died February 5, 2007 at the Monroe County Hospital. She was a native of Monroe County. Survivors include a son, Mark T. McKissack of Talladega; a sister, Kitty Ward Freydberg of New York, NY; and her friends. Services were held at Mexia Methodist Church. She was a medical donor for the University of South Alabama College Of Medicine. Arrangements were handled by Johnson Funeral Home. Note: One record lists her date of birth as December 23, 1928, and shows interment at the Mexia Cemetery.

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POMPEY, Billy C., Jr.
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Billy Charles Pompey, Jr., died December 14, 2012 at a local hospital. Survivors include a brother, Kenneth (Bertha) Pompey, Sr.; five sisters, Mary Pompey, Brenda Pompey, Cassandra (Larry) Burrell, Karen (Willie) McMeans and Angela (Torry) May; an aunt; three uncles; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy C. Pompey, Sr. and Zora Pompey. Services were held at Bethel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Lawn Haven Cemetery in Theodore under the direction of Small's Mortuary.

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POPE, Royce
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Royce Elwood Pope, 88, died September 1, 1994. He was born October 24, 1905 in Houston County, AL. He was a retired farmer and a member of New Providence Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Audrey M. Johns Pope; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jacquelyn and Ray Rodgers of Salem, Betty and Loyd Traylor of Cottonwood, and Jimmie and Billy Towson of Columbus, GA; two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Marilyn Pope of Slocomb, and Donald and Lynda Pope of Columbus, GA; a brother, John L. Pope of Slocomb; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Ronald J. Pope. Interment was at the New Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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PORTER, Willie Sue
MERIDIANVILLE, ALABAMA: Willie Sue Porter, 77, died June 22, 2007. She was born November 9, 1929. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Lloyd Porter; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary Lloyd and Laurie Porter of Gainesville, FL; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Valley View Memorial Gardens under the direction of Spry Funeral Home.

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POYNER, Saxon P., Sr.
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Saxon P. Poyner, Sr., 77, died January 8, 1967. He was a former Houston County probate judge and a U.S. Commissioner. Survivors include his wife, Jeannette M. Poyner; a daughter, Mrs. Fred Atkins of Montgomery; two sons, Saxon Poyner, Jr. of Tallahassee, FL, and Dr. James A. Poyner of Panama City, FL. Arrangements were handled by Johnson Funeral Home.

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PRESCOTT, Sadie
GREENSBORO, ALABAMA: Sadie Prescott, 75, died December 6, 1961 at the Greensboro Nursing Home. She was born March 24, 1886. She was unmarried. Survivors include two brothers, Tommie and Wesley Prescott, both of Selma; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Center Point Baptist Church near Coffeeville. Interment was at the church cemetery by Cook and Spigener Funeral Home.

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REEVES, Vivian
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Vivian Butler Reeves, 67, died August 7, 2007 at the Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center. She was born in 1940, and was a native of Smyrna, GA. She had worked at Dairy Queen and Coldwater Day, as well as in the nursery at Golden Springs Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, James Reeves III; a son, James Reeves IV of Charlotte, NC; two daughters, Tina Swords of Winston-Salem, NC, and Vicki Willis of Colona, IL; a sister, Mary Brensdal of South Beach, OR; and 4 grandchildren. Interment was at Forestlawn Gardens under the direction of K.L. Brown Memory Chapel.

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REGISTER, Judy
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Judy Lynne Register, 49, died December 2, 2008. She was preceded in death by her father, Euel E. Register. She is survived by her mother, Caudie Beasley Register; a sister, Sheila Register; a brother, Bobby (Jeanette) Register; and a nephew. Interment was at Sweetwater Cemetery with arrangements by Turner Funeral Home.

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RICKARD, Jane
FLORENCE, ALABAMA: Jane Ann Rickard, 62, died December 29, 2001. She was a member of the First Assembly of God. She is survived by her mother, Aleta McCorkle of Florence; three daughters and sons-in-law, Waverly Dollar Ward and husband Keith of Lexington, Johanna Dollar Greider and husband Bruce of Killen, and Amanda Dollar Simpson and husband Stan of Florence; 5 grandchildren; and her special friends, Leroy Clement, Geraldine Bare, and Jean Mitchell. Interment was at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens under the direction of Spry Serenity Chapel.

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RIDLEY, Magnolia
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: Magnolia P. Ridley, 65, died November 16, 2004. Services were held at Friendship Baptist Church. Interment was at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Goodson Funeral Home.

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RIGGS, Velma
SELMA, ALABAMA: Velma Fleeman Riggs, 85, died June 13, 2003 at Vaughan Regional Hospital. She was a former resident of Arkansas. Survivors include four daughters, Ruth Jackson of Manila, AR, Lavern (William) Smith of Tennessee; and Betty (Randall) Miller and Lois Fleeman, all of Selma; a son, Paul (Nellie) Fleeman of Manila, AR; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Emily Mullins; and two brothers, Wilson Bunch, Jr. and Barney Bunch. Services were held at Westside Baptist Church. Interment was at the Manila Cemetery in Manila, AR. Note: One record gives the date of death as June 12, 2003, and a birth date of February 14, 1918.

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RILEY, Ola
OZARK, ALABAMA: Ola Irene Corbin Riley, 34, died October 11, 1971 at the Lyster Army Hospital. She was born June 28, 1937. Survivors include her husband, Horace Riley; two sons, Stanley and Kenneth Riley, both of Ozark; a daughter, Kathleen A. Riley of Ozark; her mother, Mrs. Eva Corbin of Chipley, FL; two brothers, I.C. Corbin of Compass Lake, FL and L.V. Corbin of Chipley, FL; and three sisters, Mrs. Louise Carter of Lynn Haven, FL, Mrs. Mavis Hightower of Denver, CO, and Mrs. Velma Corbin of Chipley, FL. Services were held at Westview Heights United Methodist Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Ozark by Holman Funeral Home.

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RIVERS, Robert E., Jr.
HELENA, ALABAMA: Robert Emmett Rivers Jr., 49, died December 6, 1991. He was born Sepember 17, 1942. Relatives include his wife, Peggy Rivers; three daughters, Tammy Fox of Huntsville, Robin Baker of Virginia, and Rebecca Fortenberry of Alabaster; a son, Robert E. Rivers, III of Homewood; his father, Robert E. Rivers, Sr. of Adamsville; and a sister; Margaret Hammet of Center Point. Interment was at the Helena Cemetery.

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ROBBINS, Evan E.
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Evan Earle Robbins, 69, died December 30, 1986. He was an employee at the Dothan News Company, and was a salesman with Knapp Shoe Company for 30 years. He was a former U.S. Postal Service letter carrier, clerk, supervisor and postal examiner, and served as the assistant Civil Defense director for Houston County. In 1939, he joined the U.S. Navy and served as a radio technician first class on the USS Prairie, where he was the last plank owner and the last member of the original crew of the vessel. He was awarded the Bronze Star for valor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, D.A.V. Chapter 87, and the U.S. Sixth Fleet Reserve. Survivors include his wife, Cassie Mae Bailey Robbins; five daughters, Dorothy Robbins of Dothan, Marcia Boothe, Barbara Cooley of Bristol, TN, Lana Williams of Gaithersburg, MD, and Judy Evans of Montgomery; 8 grandchildren; three brothers; four sisters; and several nieces and nephews. Burial was at Gardens of Memory under the direction of Ward-Wilson Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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ROBERTS, Sara Lee
MADISON, ALABAMA: Sara Lee Roberts died December 5, 2007. She was born September 23, 1925 to the late Thornton Ellis and Edith Pettway. She attended Little Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church. She is survived by her children, Curtise Roberts (Stacy) of Brent, AL, Roy Boyd (Jeri) of Bridgeport, CT, Thornton Roberts (Rachell) of Bridgeport, CT, Helem Roberts (Susie) of Cleveland, OH, Helena Huckleberry (Benny) of Fort Wayne, IN, Irma Gardner (William) of Madison, Patricia Roberts (Leotis) of Cleveland, OH, Armond Roberts, Jr. (Susann) of Orlando, FL, and Edith Roberts (Troy) of Stamford, CT; 27 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; a brother, Aaron Johnson of Selma; four sisters-in-law, Bernice Johnson of Selma, Helen Ford of Dekalb, MS, and Cebell Roberts and Gladys Roberts, both of Cleveland, OH; a brother-in-law, Welton Roberts, Sr. of Cleveland, OH; her nieces, nephews and cousins; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Armond Roberts; and a son, Norman Roberts. Services were held at Little Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church. Interment was at Madison Memory Gardens under the direction of Royal Funeral Home.

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ROBINSON, Condy
CAMPBELL, ALABAMA: Condy Lee Robinson, 82, died September 4, 2006 at a Mobile hospital. He was born August 24, 1924. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by nine daughters, Vivian Howell of Coffeeville, Sara (Robert) Thomas of Chicago, IL, Bonnie (Vincent) Robinson of Fontana, CA, Barbara (Garry) Caraway of Rialto, CA, Janice McClain and Nettie (Leon) Johnson, all of Detroit, MI, and Celestine Daugherty, Sharron (James) McDow and Nancy Gilmore, all of Abilene, TX; four sons, Carlton (Harriet) Robinson of Campbell, Jerry (Shirley) Robinson of Montgomery, Condy J. Robinson of Helena, AR and Roy (Betty) Robinson of Toledo, OH; 45 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. Services were held at Tallahatta Springs C.M.E. Church. Interment was at the Tallahatta Springs C.M.E. Church Cemetery by Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home.

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RODMAN, Matilda
ROBERTSDALE, ALABAMA: Matilda K. Rodman, 95, died May 29, 2011. She was born December 26, 1915. She was a native of Chicago, IL Survivors include three daughters, Carol Manlove of Tennessee, Joanne Otis of Waukegan, IL, and Nancy Douglas of Plymouth, MN; three sons, Dave (Janice) Smith of Foley, Carl (Lynda) Ash of Silverhill, and Don (Cathy) Smith of Winthrop Harbor, IL; a brother, Fred (Mary) Aman of Carrabelle, FL; 12 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren. Interment was at Baldwin Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Mack Funeral Home.

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RODRIGUEZ, Mary Ann
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Mary Ann Rodriguez, 86, died July 4, 2008. She was born December 6, 1921. Survivors include her children, Tony Rodriguez, Jr., Johnny (Laura) Rodriguez, Karen (Mike) Dill, and Larry Rodriguez; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a companion, Jack McCann; and other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Rodriguez. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Crestview Memorial Funeral Home.

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ROGERS, Oneta
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Oneta S. Rogers, 72, died December 5, 1995 at her home. She was born March 18, 1923, and was a native of Holmes County, FL. She was a member of Whitaker Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Joe E. Rogers of Slocomb and Winton Rogers of Dadeville; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hosea Rogers; and her parents, Jim and Lucy Skipper. Interment was at the Whitaker Methodist Church Cemetery by Byrd-Williams Funeral Home.

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ROLLINS, Shirley
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Shirley Ann Smith Rollins, 65, died November 27, 2008. Services were held both at St. Mark AME Church and Weeping Mary Baptist Church. Burial was at Benville Cemetery under the direction of Rollins' Mortuary.

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ROOKS, Thelma
HEFLIN, ALABAMA: Thelma Loretta Rooks, 90, died November 26, 2007. She was the daughter of James Oscar and Nora Knight. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Frank Rooks; a daughter, Byronese English of Oxford; two sons, Stanley F. Rooks of Anniston, and Dr. Darryl Britt of Scottsboro; 10 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Hattie K. Hollis and Ruth K. Crosson; and her parents. Services were held at Hepsabah Baptist Church. Burial was at Hepsabah Cemetery.

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RUSH, Bennie Reynolds
SELMA, ALABAMA: Bennie Reynolds Rush, 94, died December 5, 2008. She was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church for over 60 years, and served as a Sunday School teacher. She was also a member of the Pilot Club for 50 years. She is survived by a son, James Martin "Jimmy" Rush (Linda); a sister-in-law, Annie Rush; three nephews; a niece; and a great-niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Gregsby "M.G." Rush; and her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.L. Reynolds. Services were held at Church Street United Methodist Church. Arrangements were handled by Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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SASSAMAN, Robert H., Jr.
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Robert H. "Bob" Sassaman, Jr., died April 9, 2000. He was born December 10, 1927. He owned R.H. Sassaman Marine Electronics. He was a member of the Southwest Alabama Emergency Medical Services System, the Dauphin Island Parkway Beautification Committee, and the Private Industry Council. He was a past national executive director of the National Marine Electronics Association. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Black Sassaman; three children, Mary Ann Brabner, Carl Robert Sassaman, and R.H. "Bobby" Sassaman III; two sisters, Betty Schafer and Shirley Ludwig, both of Reading, PA; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Pine Crest Cemetery with arrangements by Radney Funeral Home.

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SAWYER, William F.
ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA: William Felix Sawyer, 84, died September 13, 2008 at his residence. He was born October 2, 1924 to Judge Adolph Sawyer and Annie Dawkins Sawyer. He worked in farming, dry cleaning, and the grocery industry. He was a member of the United Methodist Church of New Brockton, and served as Superintendent of Education there for 40 years. He later joined the First United Methodist Church of Enterprise. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Maxine Fleming Sawyer; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Dr. Samuel Fleming and Janet Childree Sawyer, and Dr. William Daniel Sawyer; a brother, Joseph Earl Sawyer of New Brockton; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Clyde and Polly Fleming; 6 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Miriam Jordan; and a brother, Adolph Sawyer. Services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Enterprise. Interment was at the New Brockton City Cemetery with arrangements by Providence Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Dan, Sr.
GAINESTOWN, ALABAMA: Dan Scott, Sr., 80, died March 11, 2008 at Kindra Health Care Facility in Mobile. He was born February 26, 1928. He is survived by his wife, Mary Scott; three daughters, Rosie Bush, Olivia (Cornelious) Williams, and Aree Scott, all of Mobile; six sons, David (Pamela) Scott of Tuscaloosa, Arthur (Ida) Scott of Thomasville, Tommie (Celestine) Scott of Zimco, Daniel (Laura) Scott, Jr. of Choctaw Bluff, and Alfred Scott and Clifton Scott, both of Mobile; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Rocky Mount Baptist Church. Interment was at Union Chapel Cemetery in Barlow Bend under the direction of Jackson Memorial Funeral Home.

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SCOTT, Edna
DEMOPOLIS, ALABAMA: Edna M. Scott, 66, died December 11, 2005 at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Interment was at Scott Memorial Cemetery with arrangements by Larkin and Scott Funeral Directors.

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SEALES, Gladys
BESSEMER, ALABAMA: Gladys Seales, 79, died December 24, 2009. She attended South Crest Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Eugene T. Seales; a son, Tommy Seales; a daughter, Brenda Warren (James); 3 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; a brother, Larry Garner; and two sisters, Bobbie Gunter and Mary Jackson. Services were held at South Crest Baptist Church. Interment was at the adjacent cemetery under the direction of Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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SEALS, Eloise
BESSEMER, ALABAMA: Eloise Seals, 78, died April 3, 2007. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Jack Seals; her daughters, Charlotte Seals, Paula Hardwick, Hassie Thornton (Ken), and Susie Henson; a son, Donnie Seals (Brenda); her mother, Elsie Trammel; two brothers, Leonard Trammel and Preston Trammel; 8 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Sadler Cemetery under the direction of Valhalla Funeral Home.

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SELLS, Alton
POARCH, ALABAMA: Alton Eugene Sells, 37, died September 7, 2004 in Poarch. He attended the Poarch Community Church, and was a native and lifelong resident of Poarch. Survivors include his parents, Garvis and Catharine Sells, both of Poarch; a sister, April Sells of Poarch; a grandmother, Mable Jackson of Poarch; his aunts and uncles; his cousins; and his friends. Interment was at Judson Indian Cemetery under the direction of Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

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SELLS, Ruth
GOODWATER, ALABAMA: Ruth C. Sells, 81, died February 8, 2011 at Goodwater Healthcare Center. She was born May 8, 1929 in Goodwater to Barnett and Amy Hayes Jinks. Survivors include a son, C.J. Sells II (Nancy) of Sedona, AZ; a daughter, Shelia A. Morris (Randall) of Greenwood, IN; four sisters, Violet Lee, Mary Lou Kelley, Marilyn Jinks, and Sue Jinks; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-granddaughters. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia Jo Sells; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Radney Funeral Home.

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SHAUD, Lula Bell
CLANTON, ALABAMA: Lula Bell Shaud, 83, died October 13, 2008. She was born November 20, 1924 to the late Virgil Garner and Susie Sharp Garner. She was a beading operator. She is survived by her husband, Michael Shaud; four daughters, Peggy (Ski) Olschewske of Pensacola, FL, Rita (Nolan) Nichols of Brady, TX, Barbara Kilgore of Englewood, FL, and Judy (Wayne) Dailey of Montgomery; three brothers, Aubrey (Vonie) Garner of Stevenson, R.V. (Sue) Garner of Stevenson, and Kenneth (June) Garner of Calera; and a sister, Lois (Charles) Akin of Scottsboro. Interment was at Midway Memorial Gardens under the direction of Martin Funeral Home.

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SHAW, Nettie
OZARK, ALABAMA: Nettie Lee Thomas Shaw, 86, died December 3, 2009. She was born April 9, 1923 to the late Henry Swanson Thomas and Mandy Ellen Carrell Thomas. She attended Hillcrest Baptist Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Charles Shaw of Ozark; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Janice Shaw of Ozark, and Robert and Sherry Shaw of Birmingham; a sister, Dorothy Lindsey of Columbus, MS; a brother-in-law, D.T. Shaw of Guin, AL; her nieces and nephews; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Shaw; her parents; and three sisters. Services were held at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Interment was at Woodlawn Memory Gardens by Holman Funeral Home.

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SHELTON, James
ANNISTON, ALABAMA: James C. Shelton died July 25, 1970 in Tuscaloosa. He was a retired restaurant owner. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. George Traynum of Anniston; and his friends. Interment was at Oxford Cemetery under the direction of Gray Brown Service Funeral Home.

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SHIFLETT, Helen
TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA: Helen Frances Shiflett, 64, died July 19, 1998. She was born December 16, 1933 to Early Rogers, Sr. and Shirley Crocker Rogers. She was a former resident of Cedartown, GA. Survivors include her husband, Edward D. Shiflett; two sons, Tony Shiflett and Robin Shiflett; a daughter, Vikki Ward; a brother, Early Rogers, Jr.; two sisters, Dorothy Spencer and Virginia Surrett; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Polk Memory Gardens in Polk County, GA with arrangements by Gammage Funeral Home.

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SIDES, Patricia
SELMA, ALABAMA: Patricia Gayle Helms Sides, 59, died June 1, 2008. She was a licensed practical nurse at Vaughn Regional Medical Center for 25 years, and attended Overlook Hills Church of God. She is survived by her husband, Charles Sides; a daughter, Shannon Sides of Selma; a son, Eddie (Marie) Sides of Selma; her parents, Coy and Louise Helms of Selma; 2 grandchildren; a brother, Ronnie (Sheila) Helms; and a sister, Cindy Green. Interment was at New Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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SINGLETARY, Billy G.
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Billy Gene Singletary died July 10, 1982 at the Fort Rucker Army Hospital. He was born August 29, 1933, and was a native of Geneva County. He retired from the U.S. Air Force with 40 years of service, and was also a farmer. He was a member and deacon of New Teamon Baptist Church. He was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Mary C. Singletary; a daughter, Mary Jean Singletary of Slocomb; his mother, Kate Singletary of Slocomb; two sisters, Lorene Singletary and Kathleen Blount, both of Slocomb; and a brother, Hosie Singletary of Graceville. Services were held at New Teamon Baptist Church. Interment with military honors was at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery by James and Lipford Funeral Home of Graceville, FL.

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SINGLETARY, Mable
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Mable Battles Singletary, 76, died August 15, 2011 at her residence. She was born August 18, 1934 in Holmes County, FL to Henry and Lessie Battles. She was a member of New Teamon Baptist Church, where she was a member of the ladies' prayer group. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, John Singletary; a daughter, Tami Singletary Hudson; a son, Rick Singletary; her brothers-in-law; her sisters-in-law; 5 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Martha Joy Adams; four brothers, Gerald, Ouidas, Huey and Jack Battles; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Collins. Interment was at the New Teamon Baptist Church Cemetery with arrangements by Sorrells Funeral Home.

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SINKS, Martha
CENTRE, ALABAMA: Martha Ann Sinks, 71, died January 25, 2011 at her residence. She was born July 9, 1939 to the late Robert and Beulah Rhodes Wise, and was a native of Detroit, MI. She was of the Methodist faith. She is survived by her husband, William L. Sinks. Entombment was at Mountain View Memorial Garden in Mesa, AZ with local arrangements by Perry Funeral Home.

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SMITH, David L., Sr.
OPP, ALABAMA: David Lee Smith, Sr., 61, died December 2, 1995 in Opp. He was born May 24, 1934. Survivors include five daughters, Mary Adams of Opp, Kathi K. Cox of Miami, FL, Tamara J. Peace of Helena, MS, Terri L. Golden of Monroevile, TX, and Kimberly E. Smith of New York; three sons, David L. Smith, Jr. of Montgomery, Carl R. Smith of New York, and Jeffery S. Smith of Labelle, FL; two sisters, Linda Monk of Clearwater, FL, and Rosemary George of Columbus, OH; his stepfather, Larence R. Sines of Ohio; and 12 grandchildren. Interment was at Blue Springs Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Keahey Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Edna
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Edna Kathryn Smith, 81, died June 28, 2007. She was born September 12, 1925 in Cullman County to Jack Latham and Mary Lamberth Latham. She attended Center Hill Baptist Church, and enjoyed collecting ducks, cats, and quilts. She is survived by a son, Richard L. (Carol) Smith; a daughter, Janice (Bruce) Wright; a sister, Jewell Spradlin; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvertis Smith; a son, Eugene Clinton Smith; a sister; six brothers; and her parents. Burial was at Concord Cemetery under the direction of Hanceville Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Laura
JASPER, ALABAMA: Laura Kathryn Smith died June 21, 2008. She was born August 22, 1911. She formerly worked at South Highland Hospital, and operated Kathryn's Creations in Aldridge. She was a seamstress and quilter. She is survived by her daughters, Martha Lee Powell and husband Moultie of Oakman, AL, Laura Sue Hopkins of London, KY, Lora Faye Wiggins of Soddy Daisy, TN, Fannie Emma Angel and husband Archie of Pine Knot, KY, Charlotte Neal Powell and husband Kirk of Las Vegas, NV, and Sarah Kathryn Kilpatrick of Willis, TX; a son, Phillip Barry Karrh and wife Kathy of Collinsville, MS; 20 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmartha Cranford Earnest and Cornealous Reagan; two husbands, Hobart Mellown Karrh and Willard Smith; a son, David Reagan Karrh; and two grandchildren, Timothy Mellown Powell and Julie Moore Smith. Arrangements were handled by Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.

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SPEARS, Nettie
BRANTLEY, ALABAMA: Nettie Pearl Spears, 48, died September 21, 1964 at Crenshaw Hospital in Luverne. She was a native of Holmes County, FL, and a former resident of Graceville, FL. Survivors include her husband, Lawton Spears; a son, Sonny Spears; a daughter, Mrs. Ruby Boze; two brothers, Levy Strickland and Albert Strickland; her sisters, Mrs. Leslie Bush, Mrs. J.B. Pelham, and Mrs. C.O. Collins; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at Damascus Baptist Church near Graceville, FL. Burial was at the church cemetery under the direction of Turner Funeral Home.

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SPLAWN, Sarah Nell
ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA: Sarah Nell Splawn, 77, died September 4, 2009. She was born February 9, 1932. She is survived by her husband, Wayne Splawn; two daughters, Debbie Reynolds of Coffee Springs, and Bettye Sherrer of Austin, TX, 3 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Searcy Funeral Home.

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SPRADLEY, Valeta
PETREY, ALABAMA: Valeta Taylor Spradley, 93, died November 5, 2008. She was born April 6, 1915 in Crenshaw County. She is survived by a daughter, Carole S. Hinshaw; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kirk S. Spradley. Inter­ment was at Petrey Cemetery under the direction of Turner Funeral Home.

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STABLER, Artie
FRISCO CITY, ALABAMA: Artie B. Stabler, 83, died August 5, 2010 at Englewood Nursing Home in Monroeville. She was born February 28, 1927. She was a member of the Holiness Church. She is survived by two sons, Dennis E. Stabler and Wyman D. Stabler, both of Frisco City; two sisters, Cathlyn Johnson of Frisco City, and Nellie Fay Murphy of Mobile; a brother, John W. Brazzell of Silverhill; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Wynn Cemetery in Summerdale with arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home.

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STAFFORD, Juanita
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Juanita Stafford, 70, died April 23, 1997 at Columbia Regional Hospital. She was born March 19, 1927. Survivors include her stepfather, John B. Padgett of Ponce de Leon, FL; a sister, Lurene Huffman of Montgomery; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at New Ponce de Leon Cemetery in Holmes County, FL with arrangements by Peel Funeral Home.

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STILL, Walter
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: Walter Still died February 9, 2008. He was born July 30, 1943 in Birmingham to the late Noah and Alice Still. He was a maintenance worker, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Ernestine; and two brothers, Kenneth Still and Arthur Still. Interment was at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery under the direction of Poole's Funeral Chapel.

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STOUT, Etta
MOBILE, ALABAMA: Etta M. Stout died October 30, 1923. She was the wife of Rev. H.T. Stout, Sr., pastor of Broad Street Methodist Church. Family members include two sons, H.T. Stout, Jr. of Columbus, OH and Rev. Sanford B. Stout of Atlanta, GA; a sister, Annie V. Moore; and two brothers, L.H. Moore of Montgomery and Rev. E.L. Moore of Vernon, TX. Services were held at Broad Street Methodist Church.

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STREET, Robert S.
COLLINSVILLE, ALABAMA: Robert Samuel Street, 74, died May 31, 1988 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Street; a son, Steve Street; a daughter, Dorothy Barkley; four brothers, Clifford, Charley, Lester, and Jody Street; three sisters, Katy Francis Corbin, Leo Osteen, and Lora Cox; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Providence Cemetery under the direction of Collinsville Funeral Home.

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STRINGER, Nolen
SALEM, ALABAMA: Nolen Stringer, 90, died December 5, 2010 at the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. He was born February 16, 1920 to Arties and Mae Willie Davis Stringer. He worked at the Eagle Phenix Textile Mill with over 40 years of service. He was a member of Mountain Springs Baptist Church, and served as a deacon and member of the Senior Choir. He enjoyed fishing. He is survived by his sons, Bobby (Jeanette) Sanks of Salem, and Jessie J. (Tanya) Strickland III and Ephesians Strickland, both of Opelika; 5 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; his nieces and nephews; and his friends, including Mary Emma Davis of Salem. Services were held at Mountain Springs Baptist Church. Interment was at New Hope C.M.E. cemetery in Salem under the direction of Davis Memorial Mortuary.

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STROCK, Augustavus
DEATSVILLE, ALABAMA: Augustavus Oland Strock, 90, died January 17, 2010. He was born November 23, 1919. He was a farmer. He is survived by two brothers, Jesse (Barbara) Strock and James William Strock; a sister, Virginia Smith; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Ebenezer Bible Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Gassett Funeral Home.

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SUMBLIN, Clemmons
KINSTON, ALABAMA: Clemmons Orell Sumblin, 60, died November 19, 1973. He was a World War II veteran and a native of Covington County, AL. Survivors include a son, J.B. (Pete) Sumblin of Fort Walton Beach, FL; two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Supensky of Fort Walton Beach, FL, and Mrs. Bobby Jean Martin of DeFuniak Springs, FL; a brother, Tolbert Sumblin of Kinston; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Sosebee, Mrs. Merle Smith, and Mrs. Lizzie Weeks; and 7 grandchildren. Interment was at Magnolia Cemetery in DeFuniak Springs, FL by Rainer Funeral Home.

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SWANN, Madison
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Madison D. Swann died May 1, 1924. Survivors include his wife and seven children. Burial was at Piney Grove Cemetery. Note: One record spells his last name Swan with a death year of 1925, while another lists it as Swann with a death year of 1924. His wife's name may have been Mary.

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TANNER, Mabel
HARTSELLE, ALABAMA: Mabel Nettie Tanner, 92, died May 12, 2006. She was born September 28, 1913 in Morgan County to Wilvin Landers and Ida Alexander Landers. She is survived by three sons, John Freeman Tanner of Indian Springs, and Thomas Jeff Tanner and Billy Charles Tanner, both of Hartselle; a brother, Lewis Landers; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville W. Tanner; and a son, Orville Joe Tanner. Interment was at Hartselle Memory Gardens.

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TAPP, Julian C.
TUSCUMBIA, ALABAMA: Julian Charles Tapp, 88, died December 15, 2009. He retired from Robbins. He was a farmer and a World War II veteran. He attended New Bethel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Ruby Morgan Tapp; a son, Charles T. "Tommy" Tapp and wife Elizabeth; 3 step-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Lela Tapp; two brothers, Glenn and Cecil Tapp; and three sisters, Gladys Clark, Sybil Taylor and Bernice Taylor. Interment was at Colbert Memorial Gardens under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Imogene
LINEVILLE, ALABAMA: Imogene Ballard Taylor, 78, died November 17, 2007. She was born in Calhoun County to Franklin Lavelle and Ovel Nance Ballard. She attended Lineville Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Linwood "Shorty" Taylor; a daughter, Patty Sheppard (Jimmy) of Fort Walton Beach, FL; two sons, David Taylor and Kenneth Taylor, both of Birmingham; a daughter-in-law, Mickie Taylor of Fort Walton Beach, FL; 8 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her caregivers, Mae McCormick, Ann Norris, and Jean Archer. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Taylor; a brother, W.L. Ballard; a sister, Mabel Ballard; and her parents. Burial was at the Lineville City Cemetery with arrangements by Benefield Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Judy
MAPLESVILLE, ALABAMA: Judy Cates Taylor, 72, died September 30, 2008 at Chilton Medical Center. She was born November 15, 1935 in Chilton County to the late Joel J. and Carolyn Thrash Cates. She was a teacher. She is survived by three daughters, Anita Taylor (Robert Barry) Smith of Dothan, and Jeanne A. (Frederick J.) Brust and Julia Elizabeth Taylor, all of Maplesville; a brother, Joseph Alvin Cates of Bowling Green, KY; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery by Martin Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, June
TUSKEGEE, ALABAMA: June D. Taylor died March 26, 2008. Services were held at Washington Chapel A.M.E. Church. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of The People's Funeral Home.

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TAYLOR, Voncile
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Voncile Owens Taylor, 83, died March 10, 2008. She was born March 30, 1924 to the late Wilburn Lawrence and Maudie Mae Phillips Owens. urvivors include a brother, Grover Thomas Owens of Covington, GA; her nieces and nephews; her grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Taylor; and a daughter, Doris Marie McLein. Interment was at Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

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TEBO, Margaret
HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Margaret Earline Tebo, 71, died August 29, 2007 at a local hospital. She was born March 17, 1936 to Major and Nancy Gamble. She was a member of Huntsville Holiness Church. Survivors include her husband, Larry Tebo; a daughter and son-in-law, Tonya and Wes Bryant; four brothers, Wendell Gamble, Glen Gamble, Randy Gamble, and Jerry Gamble; five sisters, JoAnn McKinnon, Peggy Garner, Lucy Clemons, Doris Stilwell, and Ruth Hill; a grandson; her nieces and nephews; and her friends. She was preceded in death by a son, Clayton Earl Sorrells; her parents; and two brothers, Harlon and Roy Gamble. Services were held at Huntsville Holiness Church. Interment was at New Prospect Cemetery in Grant, AL with arrangements by Spry Funeral Home

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TERRY, Minnie
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Minnie Lorene Terry, 80, died June 9, 2006 at her home. She was born September 27, 1925. She was a former longtime resident of Picayune, MS. Survivors include a son, Fred (Deborah) Terry of Coosada; a daughter, Gloria Leo of Summerdale; a stepdaughter, Fredine Douglas of Picayune, MS; a sister, Ruby Cone of Trussville; a sister-in-law, Polly Reinhardt of Brandon, MS; a brother-in-law, John Crowell of Ocean Springs, MS; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at the Cullman City Cemetery under the direction of Hanceville Funeral Home.

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THAMES, Mary
ATMORE, ALABAMA: Mary M. Thames, 73, died December 8, 2005. She is survived by her husband, George Thames, Jr.; three daughters, Annette Jeffers, Teresa G. (Charlie) Davis, both of Atmore, and Pamela Thames of Bridgeport, CT; four sons, Michael Thames of Baton Rouge, and LaHoward (Lula) Thames, John A. Thames, and Alex E. (Katrina) Thames, all of Atmore; 14 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Frozine Henderson. Services were held at Second Mount Triumph Baptist Church. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery.

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THIBEAULT, Doris
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Doris Stegall Thibeault, 85, died November 6, 2005 in Montgomery. She was born July 12, 1920. She is survived by a daughter, Betty Hooks (Buddy) of Montgomery; a brother, Bill Stegall (Marilyn) of Louisville, KY; 2 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a niece. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Opelousas, LA. Interment was at Bellevue Memorial Park in Opelousas, LA.

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THOMAS, Jean
HAYDEN, ALABAMA: Jean Goodwin Thomas, 80, died November 23, 2009. She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Harry) Tilson; three sons, Eddy Thomas, Mark (Sara) Thomas, and Wayne (Marcia) Thomas; 6 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Crestview Memorial Gardens with arrangements by Crestview Memorial Funeral Home.

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THOMASON, Clancy
FAYETTE, ALABAMA: Clancy Thomason, 98, died November 23, 1988. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Music Study Club, and the Missionary Society. She is survived by a daughter, Carol (Murray) Beasley of Tuscumbia; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Fayette City Cemetery under the direction of Norwood Chapel Funeral Home.

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THORNTON, Reuben
BARBOUR COUNTY, ALABAMA: Reuben J. Thornton, 42, died May 14, 1882 at his residence. He had formerly lived in Texas, and was of the Baptist faith. He was survived by his wife and six children. He also had siblings, including Dozier and John Thornton. Burial was "at Cowikee Church."

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THREATT, Susie
ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA: Susie Belle Threatt, 90, died September 13, 2008. She was born May 28, 1918. She is survived by two daughters, Calmese Veasey and Sarah Burgess of Andalusia; a son, Jimmy Threatt of Andalusia; a brother, Clarence Grubbs of Comer, AL; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Andalusia Memorial Cemetery by Foreman Funeral Home.

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THRIFT, Lena
HANCEVILLE, ALABAMA: Lena Graves Thrift, 98, died January 16, 2009. She was born February 10, 1910 in Blount County to John P. and Myra L. Patrick Graves. Survivors include a niece, Bula (Earl) Garner; a great-niece, Lea Garner (Jay) Patterson; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Thrift; and her parents. Burial was at Hopewell Cemetery under the direction of Hanceville Funeral Home.

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TILLIS, Gladys
ASHLAND, MISSISSIPPI: Gladys Faye Tillis, 81, died March 7, 2009. She attended Forresters Chapel Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Cathy Gortney (Travis) and Sherry McCard, both of Ashland; four sons, Rickie Tillis of LaFayette, William David Tillis of Wadley, Bobby Tillis of Wadley, and Johnny Tillis of Daviston; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dwight Van Buren Pierson and Earlie Lavonna Lambert Pierson; a sister; four brothers; and two grandchildren. Burial was at New Hope West Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Benefield Funeral Home.

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TRICE, Wilda
HALEYVILLE, ALABAMA: Wilda Marie Trice, 83, died August 27, 2008. She was born March 9,1925. She is survived by a son, Gary Trice; a daughter, Marian Ramsey; and three sisters, Lurene Pendley, Jewel Norris, and Gynell Setliff. She was preceded in death by her parents, Pervie Lee and Eddie Bell Taylor; and her husband, Erskin Trice. Burial was at Lynn City Cemetery under the direction of Nichols Funeral Home.

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TRIMM, Minnie
FAYETTE, ALABAMA: Minnie Trimm, 71, died July 15, 1958. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Campbell. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Rheuben Trimm; four sons, Wyman Trimm, Ellis Trimm, Ual Trimm, and Leland Trimm; four daughters, Wanetta Trim, Ila Trimm, Mrs. John Dillard, and Mrs. Curt Odell; two brothers, Eulus Canterbury and Lester Canterbury; and four sisters, Mrs. Bryan Estes, Mrs. Spence Smith, Mrs. Urie Dunn, and Mrs. John Taylor Stewart.

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TRUSTY, Frances
DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Frances C. Abbott Trusty, 81, died October 5, 2010 at her home. She was born March 14, 1929 in Texas to Carl and Ruby McBride Abbott. She is survived by two sons, Mark Flockhart (Pauline) of Dothan, and Chuck Flockhart (Sally) of Del Rio, TN; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin D. Trusty; and her parents. Arrangements were handled by Covenant Funeral Services.

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TUCKER, Lenistine
MONROEVILLE, ALABAMA: Lenistine Owens Tucker, 89, died January 6, 2009 at a local nursing facility. She was born August 25, 1919. She and her husband, Archie, formerly owned the Monroe Nursery. She attended the Monroeville First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Sam H. Tucker of Charleston, SC, and Branchard Tucker of Reddick, FL; a daughter, Patricia (Don) Robinson of Monroeville; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Pineville Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.

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UTLEY , Sidney
COKER, ALABAMA: Sidney Loyl Utley, 88, died January 27, 2008. He was born May 22, 1919 in Tuscaloosa County to Zeb and Claudia Utley. He was a brick mason for over 60 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Freemason and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. He attended Indian Lake Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Annie Alexander Utley; two sons, Phillip Michael Utley and Sherman Loyl Utley (Teresa), all of Coker; a daughter, Nancy Elizabeth Utley Bonner (Gary) of Buhl; a stepdaughter, Betty Johnson of Demopolis; a brother, Bernard Utley (Elois) of Coker; two sisters, Ann Thomas (Jimmy) of Greensboro, and Elsie (Powell) Barker of Minneapolis, MN; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dimple Livingston Utley; his parents; two brothers, Doyle and Homer; and his sisters, Alma Nelle, Florence, and Janice. Interment was at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park under the direction of Heritage Chapel Funeral Home.

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UTZ, Edward
HEADLAND, ALABAMA: Edward Ralph Utz, 50, died November 14, 2008. He was born August 30, 1958, and was a native of Baltimore, MD. He was a quality control technician for Sony Electronics, and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Survivors include his wife, Linda Utz; a son, Ralph E. Utz of Dothan; a daughter, Beth A. Utz of Columbia; his parents, Ralph and Anna Utz of Daleville; a brother, Dennis Utz; his mother-in-law, Georgia Ann Norrell of Cleveland, GA; two brothers-in-law, Nick Nichols and Patrick Nichols; 5 nephews; a niece; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Gardens of Memory Cemetery by Holman-Headland Mortuary.

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VANCE, Lucy
VANCE, ALABAMA: Lucy Vance died June 25, 1954 at Druid City Hospital. She was a retired postmaster at Vance with 40 years of service. She was survived by a brother, W.P. Vance of Vance; and her cousins, including R.O. Goodson and Mrs. A.M. Walker. Interment was at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park under the direction of Jones and Spigener Funeral Home.

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VANDIVER, Barbara
LEIGHTON, ALABAMA: Barbara Gail Vandiver, 31, died April 16, 1979 at her residence. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include her father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Vandiver of Leighton; two brothers, Billy J. Vandiver and Edward O. Vandiver; a half-brother, Norman Vandiver; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Hopewell Church of Christ. Interment was at the church cemetery with arrangements by Spry Funeral Home.

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VANEK, Rosa
THEODORE, ALABAMA: Rosa Ellen Goodwin Vanek, 82, died May 25, 1994. She is survived by a daughter, Annette Worthy of Gadsden. Interment was at Mobile Memorial Gardens under the direction of Chapel Hill Funeral Home.

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VICKERY, Lillie Mae
GEORGIANA, ALABAMA: Lillie Mae Vickery, 94, passed away July 6, 2009. She is survived by a sister, Cornelia B. Stanford of Georgiana; a sister-in-law, Pearl L. Burkett of Pine Apple, AL; and her nieces and nephews. Burial was at Magnolia Cemetery under the direction of Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home.

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VINSON, Heywood
HEADLAND, ALABAMA: Heywood A. Vinson, 81, died August 1, 2008. He was born May 26, 1927 to the late Zeamer Vinson and Edna Earle Gamble Vinson. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a retired engineer for Atlantic Coastline Railroad. He attended the First Baptist Church of Headland, and was a former member of Headland Masonic Lodge #438. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Annette Riley Vinson; three sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Leslie Vinson of Dothan, Sam and Shannon Vinson of Brazoria, TX, and Scott and Kathy Vinson of Pensacola, FL; 3 grandchildren; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Robbie Bush Adams, Zelda White, and Sara and O'Neal Ham, all of Headland; and a brother and sister-in-law, Howard E. and Montez Vinson of Headland. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Headland. Burial with military honors was at Gardens of Memory by Holman Headland Mortuary.

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VITOUS, Albert
SILVERHILL, ALABAMA: Albert Vitous, 89, died November 17, 2000 at a local hospital. He was born February 22, 1922. He was a native of Pittsburgh, PA. He is survived by two daughters, Georgia (Barney) Kilgore and Beatrice (Calvin) Kendrick, all of Robertsdale; a sister, Rose Sykora of Loxley; 8 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn. Interment was at the Silverhill Cemetery under the direction of Mack Funeral Home.

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WALKER, Roena
GUNTERSVILLE, ALABAMA: Roena Walker, 83, died August 16, 1991. She is survived by a sister, Marie Simpson. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Guntersville. Interment was at Henryville Cemetery by Adams-Buggs Funeral Service.

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WALLACE, Annie
KILLEN, ALABAMA: Annie Mae Tidwell Wallace, 78, died May 5, 1995. She was a native of Lauderdale County, AL. Survivors include two daughters, Gail Morrow of Killen, and Jenny Murphy of Waterloo; two sons, George Wallace and Charles Wallace, both of Killen; a brother, Robert L. Tidwell of Tioga, LA; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Atlas Church of Christ. Burial was at Atlas Cemetery under the direction of Loretto Memorial Chapel.

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WALTON, Charles E. III
DEMOPOLIS, ALABAMA: Charles Essington Walton III, 75, died November 13, 1998. He retired from the Air Force, and was a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Columbus, GA. Survivors include his wife, Doris Cooper Walton; a daughter, Collier Walton Hofmann of Livingston; and a son, Charles E. Walton IV of Birmingham. Cremation arrangements were handled by Charter Funeral Home.

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WARE, Louise
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Louise Ware died in the winter of 1903. She was born in March of 1819 in Alabama. She was survived by a daughter, Lou Ware; two brothers, Frank Lee and I.J. Lee; and two sisters in Texas. Burial was at the Northport Cemetery. Note: Her death was announced on February 5, 1903.

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WARE, Velma
ALEXANDER CITY, ALABAMA: Velma Locke Ware, 95, died January 7, 2010. She was born on October 31, 1914 to Thomas A. Locke and Ruby V. Bentley Locke. She was an assistant treasurer for Avondale Credit Union. She attended Comer Memorial United Methodist Church. She was a member of United Methodist Women and Beta Sigma Phi. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Earline Locke of Alexander City; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Varner McKenzie Ware; two sisters, Ruth Patrick and Virginia Staker; and three brothers, Elma Locke, Sam Locke, and Joe Locke. Burial was at Hillview Memorial Park by Radney Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Arlie
NORTHPORT, ALABAMA: Arlie Jonas Watson, 66, died October 4, 1981 at his home. He was born December 23, 1914. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lene Watson; a daughter, Mrs. Walter (Dean) Lewis of Tuscaloosa; two sons, Sherrill Watson and Ray Watson, both of Northport; a brother, Claude Watson of Northport; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Phillips Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home.

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WATSON, Minnie
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Minnie V. Watson, 67, died August 5, 1982 at Campbellton-Graceville Hospital in Florida. She was born August 27, 1914, and was a native of Pennsylvania. She had lived in Slocomb for 9 years. Survivors include her husband, B.L. Watson; three sons, Don Mason, Frank Mason and Ralph Mason; her stepmother, Clara Wright; two sisters, Emma Hook and Ada Scritchfield; three half-brothers; two half-sisters; 22 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Whitaker United Methodist Church. Burial was at the church cemetery by James and Lipford Funeral Home of Graceville, FL.

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WEAVER, Marie
WAGARVILLE, ALABAMA: Marie Powell Weaver, 70, died December 27, 2010 at her home. She formerly worked at Olin Chemicals, and was a member of Lewis Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Floyd Weaver; two sons, Kendall (Ura) Weaver of Wagarville, and Kevin Weaver of San Diego; a daughter, Kelia Weaver-McCleary of Leroy; a brother, Lee (Gwen) Powell of Wagarville; a sister, Effie P. (Bishop Willie D.) Roberts of Wagarville; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Lewis Grove Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery under the direction of Jackson Memorial Funeral Home.

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WEDGEWORTH, William A.
NORTHPORT, ALABAMA: William Arnold Wedgeworth, 63, died January 6, 2010. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and served in Vietnam. He was a Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by his wife, Jan Thrasher Wedgeworth; a son, Scot Wedgeworth of Birmingham; three sisters-in-law, Pat Lynn of Northport, Reda Wedgeworth of Cleveland, OH, and Ava Wedgeworth of Lorain, OH; his father-in-law, Hobson Thrasher; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Buna Wedgeworth; two brothers, Roy Wedgeworth and Raymond Wedgeworth; a sister, Dorothy Watson; and his mother-in-law, Alice Thrasher. Services were held Mount Olive Baptist Church. Burial was at Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Sunset Funeral Home.

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WEEDMAN, Yolanda
SOMERVILLE, ALABAMA: Yolanda Marie Weedman, 62, died July 21, 2010. She was born July 18, 1948 in Indiana to Eugene Weedman and Margaret Gibson Weedman. She is survived by her husband, Elvis Barber; a daughter, Shannon Marie Harris of Huntsville; a son, Bill Murphy; a brother, Ricky Weedman of Bessemer; 2 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Somerville City Cemetery with arrangements by Peck Funeral Home.

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WEEKS, William
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: William Frank Weeks, 58, died September 8, 1969 at Druid City Hospital. Survivors include three brothers, Edward, Milton, and Leroy Weeks, all of Tuscaloosa; a sister, Mrs. Ethel Scott of Tuscaloosa; his stepmother, Mrs. Lela Dell Harris of Hale County; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at Stewart Baptist Church. Burial was at Concord Cemetery with arrangements by Strickland-Hayes Funeral Home.

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WEST, John B.
BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA: John Benjamin West, 76, died October 29, 2005. Survivors include his wife, Jean West; five daughters, Janie Key of Calera, Terry Callahan (David) of McCalla, Deanna Knight (Warren) of Alabaster, Tracy Wilson of Sugar Hill, GA and Bennie West of Lexington, GA; a sister, Winifred Causey of Centerpoint; 12 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tammy West. Interment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South under the direction of Currie-Jefferson Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Curtis
COLUMBIANA, ALABAMA: Curtis White, 66, died October 9, 2000. He was born March 6, 1934 to William Lewis and Mary Gean White, and was a native of Waterloo, AL. He worked in sheet metal fabricating, and was a member of the Bible Christian Fellowship. He is survived by a daughter, Angie Kurosaka of Columbiana; a son, Alex White of Waterloo; two brothers, David White and J.L. White, both of South Bend, IN; two sisters, Virginia White of Waterloo, and Faye Heavner of Little Rock, AR; a son-in-law, Kyosuke Kurosaka of Columbiana; and 2 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Zaddy White; and three brothers, Estol, Namon and Kenneth White. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Waterloo. Interment was at Fords Mill Cemetery by Shackelford Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Hubert
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Hubert G. White died October 30, 1984. He was born November 22, 1915. He is survived by his wife, Etta Belle White. Interment was at Old Union Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Wayside with arrangements by Sunset Funeral Home.

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WHITE, Wilma
CUSSETA, ALABAMA: Wilma Nix Tittle White died June 26, 1995 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1908 in Randolph County, AL to James M. and Reva Young Nix. She was a member of Osanippa Baptist Church. Survivors include seven sons, Joe Tittle, Olen Tittle, Bobby Tittle, Charlie Tittle, James W. "Tony" Tittle, Roy Tittle and Gene Tittle; two daughters, Faye Morefield and Betty Carlisle; four sisters, Willie Jo Newton, Gladys Nolen, Millierea Godwin and Bernice Fetner; a brother, Curtis Nix; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great grandchildren. Services were held at Osanippa Baptist Church. Interment was at the church cemetery by Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home.

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WHITEHURST, Lola
MERIDIANVILLE, ALABAMA: Lola Mae Crabtree Hymer Whitehurst, 94, died September 25, 2011. She was a member of the Meridianville Church of Christ. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Hymer (Dorothy), Bobby Hymer (Shirley), Jimmy Hymer (Gail), and J.W. Hymer (Virginia); a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jeanette Hymer Moscato (Jerry); 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, William "Bill" Hymer and Dr. William Laney Whitehurst. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery under the direction of Spry Funeral Home.

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WHITTEN, Ed
TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA: Ed Whitten died September 13, 1958 at Druid City Hospital. Services were held at the First African Baptist Church. Interment was at Cedar Oak Cemetery under the direction of Van Hoose Funeral Home.

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WILKINSON, Lyda
SLOCOMB, ALABAMA: Lyda "Liddy" Wilkinson, 77, died November 22, 1984 at her residence. She was born August 9, 1907. She was a member of Burns Assembly of God Church, and was a Geneva County native. She is survived by her husband, Samuel T. Wilkinson; a daughter, Viola Richards of Fadette; two sons, Roscoe Wilkinson of Phenix City and Roy L. Wilkinson of Augusta, GA; a sister, Annie L. Williamson of Slocomb; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. Services were held at New Hinson Baptist Church in Fadette. Interment was at the church cemetery by James and Lipford Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Evelyn
WEST GREENE, ALABAMA: Funeral services were held October 26, 1968 for Evelyn Bailey Williams, 81, who died at Greene County Hospital. Services were held at West Greene Baptist Church. She was survived by two sons, R.D. Williams and H.G. Williams, both of West Greene; and 8 grandchildren. Interment was at Williams Cemetery under the direction of Strickland-Hayes Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Flossie
RED LEVEL, ALABAMA: Flossie Spears Williams, 99, died February 15, 2008. She was born May 21, 1908. She is survived by three daughters, Virginia Mitchell of Mobile, Joyce Williams of Bedford, TX, and Elaine Moody of Red Level; a sister, Lorraine Smith of Andalusia; her nieces and nephews; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Williams. Interment was at Mount Carmel Cemetery by Foreman Funeral Home.

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WILLIAMS, Jesse
ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA: Jesse Abbott Williams, 10, died June 28, 1996 at Children's Hospital in Birmingham. He was born March 4, 1986. He was a student at Holly Hill Elementary School and attended the First Presbyterian Church of Enterprise. Survivors include his parents, Don and Judy Williams of Enterprise; a sister, Lindsay Williams of Enterprise; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Rosser of Bonifay, FL, and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Williams of Bonifay, FL; his aunts and uncles, Wanda and Charlie Guthrie of Tampa, FL, and Rita and Dallas Johnson of Tallahassee, FL; and his cousins. Services were held at the First Baptist Church of Enterprise. Interment was at Meadowlawn Cemetery under the direction of Searcy Funeral Home.

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WILSON, Myrtle
HAZEL GREEN, ALABAMA: Myrtle Wilson, 75, died October 28, 2005. She was the daughter of the late A.D. and John Ann Johnson Ward. She was a Baptist, and enjoyed gardening and raising flowers. She is survived by a daughter, Linda Martin of Flintville, TN; 3 grandsons; and 9 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Bevills Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Gallant Funeral Home.

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WOOD, William O.
HARTSELLE, ALABAMA: William Oliver Wood, 73, died October 8, 2000 at his residence. He was born February 14, 1927 in Lawrence County to Joseph W. and Dora Wood. He was a retired machinist with Defco in Decatur. He is survived by four daughters, Janet Elrod of Cullman, and Patsy Mayfield, Betty Hodgeman and Nancy Hill, all of Hartselle; three sons, Bill Wood of Falkville, Ronnie Wood of Hartselle, and Joey Wood of Eva; three sisters, Martha Downton of Hartselle, Alice Roper of Trinity, and Dorothy Blake of Kalamazoo, MI; three brothers, Odis Wood of Hartselle, Jimmy Wood of Somerville, and Kenneth Wood of Speake; 13 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Lee Kirby Wood. Interment was at Mount Tabor Cemetery under the direction of Peck Funeral Home.

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WOODARD, Lois
ELMORE, ALABAMA: Lois Williams Woodard, 82, died January 7, 2009. She is survived by four sons, Steve Woodard, Tim Woodard, Randy Woodard, and Buddy Woodard; three daughters, Doris Moses, Linda Burdette, and Debbie Colvett; a sister, Ruth Sweatt; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Essie Dee Woodard; a son, Paul Woodard; and a grandson, Luke Woodard. Interment was at Fairmount Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Ellison Funeral Home.

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WOODLEY, Quinton
STEELE, ALABAMA: Quinton Ranzy Woodley, 75, died January 11, 2010. He is survived by a daughter, Cindy Jordan (Ken) of Florence; two sons, Randy Woodley (Kristina) of Alabaster and John Woodley of Birmingham; a stepdaughter, Tina Chapman (Chip) of Eufuala; a sister, Carolyn Kilpatrick of Moulton; four brothers, M.A. Woodley (Glenda), Dwain Woodley (Linda), Harvey Woodley (Debbie), and Buddy Woodley, all of Jasper; 8 grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, Johnny Lovetto, Pete Lovetto (Debra) of Steele, and Phillip Lovetto, Jr. (Diane) of Trussville; 2 great-granddaughters; and his nieces and nephews. He was prececed in death by his parents, Marvin and Ruby Woodley; two wives, Margaret Lovetto Woodley and Hilda Dalton Woodley; and a sister, Vernice Jones. Burial was at Boldo Cemetery by Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.

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WRIGHT, Billy T.
NORTHPORT, ALABAMA: Billy T. Wright, 69, died January 1, 2010. He retired from the U.S. Army with 20 years of service. He served during the Vietnam War, and was a Purple Heart recipient. He is survived by his sons, Brian Wright (Brandi) of Wisconsin, and Justin Wright of Tuscaloosa; a sister, Martha Smith (Johnny) of Windham Springs; a granddaughter; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Ruby Wright; a brother, Jimmy Wright; and his grandparents, Josh and Nan Wright, and Roscoe and Clester Williamson. Interment was at Bone Camp Methodist Church Cemetery under the direction of Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home.

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YEOMANS, James O.
MIDLAND CITY, ALABAMA: James Oscar Yeomans, 71, died December 31, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Joyce Yeomans; his sons, Lynn Yeomans (Dominique) of Ozark, Scotty Yeomans (Lydia) of Midland City, and Teddy Holmes of York, SC; his daughters, Melissa Holmes of Sydney, Australia, and Teressa Colburn and Amanda Green (Ryan), all of Midland City; three brothers, William Yoemans (LaRhonda) of Dothan, and Ted Yeomans (Melba) and Thomas Yeomans (Gloria), all of Midland City; two sisters, Annie Jean Adams (Charles) and Judy Hancock; his nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd Yeomans and Myrtle Yeomans; and his first wife, Joy Bryant Yeomans. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Dothan. Interment was at Gardens of Memory Cemetery under the direction of Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

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YORK, Sadie
STAPLETON, ALABAMA: Sadie Mae York, 81, died December 14, 2006 at Oakwood Nursing Center in Bay Minette. She was a native of Stockton. She was a former longtime resident of Brooklyn, NY, where she worked for the U.S. Postal Service. She was a member of Zion Fountain A.M.E. Zion Church in Stockton, and sang with the Senior Choir. She is survived by a son, Johnny York of Stockton; three brothers, Robert Lee (Delores) Stevens of New York, NY, and Floyd (Ruth) Stevens and Dan Edward (Alena) Stevens, all of Bay Minette; and two sisters, Mary Cox of Bay Minette and Anne Mae Baker of Stockton. She was preceded in death by a son, Reuben York, Jr.; her parents, Henry N. and Leola Stevens; and two sisters, Emma White and Selena McWilliams. Services were held at Zion Fountain A.M.E Zion Church. Interment was at Sunrise Memorial Cemetery in Bay Minette under the direction of Turner Funeral Chapel.

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ZADANY, Hilde
FOLEY, ALABAMA: Hilde Selma Zadany, 79, died January 2, 2002. She was a native of Lauscha, Germany. She worked as a registered nurse, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. She enjoyed bowling and golfing. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Alfred Zadany; a son, Andrew Alan Zadany of South Windsor, CT; a daughter, Anne Carey of Foley; a sister, Marion Tylor of Corning, NY; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Margaret Catholic Church. Entombment was at Pine Rest Memorial Park by Pine Rest Funeral Home.

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