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Oct. 9, 1997-Jan 14, 1998

Contributed by: Mildred Inez Bush , R9558@aol.com

The Anniston Star, October 9, 1997 Obituaries

BRIMER,

Viola Aileen Brimer, age 97, of 500 Leighton Ave. Anniston Services Friday(10th)

at 11 a.m. at Miller Funeral Home with Ed Smith officiating, Burial in Forestlawn

Gardens. Mrs. Brimer died Tuesday. Survivors are; Daughter, Edna Chitwoodof

Oxford, Al. Son, Clarence Brimer of Oxford; Sister Lena Carpenter of Lineville,Al.

Three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Brimer, a lifelongresident

of Oxford, was the oldest member of the Oxford Church of Christ.

BUTTERWORTH,

Marion Wiley "Doodle" age 70, of 304 W.8th St., Oxford. Services will beFriday

at Blue Springs Baptist Church with Revs. David Vinson and George McKinzie

officiating .Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens with Miller Funeral Homein Charge.

Mr.Butterworth died Wednesday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Martha

Butterworth of Oxford; Two sons: Kenneth Franklin Butterworth and Steve

Butterworth, both of Oxford Al Two sisters: Etta Haynes and Mary Smith, Bothof

Oxford ,Al. Four grandchildren: Michael Butterworth, Shane Butterworth, Jeff

Butterworth and Noah Smith. Mr. Butterworth was a lifelong Oxford residentand

member of Blue Springs Baptist Church.

CARTER,

Col. Bryant Elwood ,age 85,of 1805 Valley Creek Road, Annistom, will be todayat

2p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Fred Bueto officaiting. Burialwill

be in Forestlawn Gardens with full military honors. Col.Carter died Tuesdayat

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Tiller Carterof

Anniston; Two daughters: Mettie Whorkun on Calgarym Canada, and Sally Deutz

of Simi Valleym Calif.; three step-daughters: Becky Harrison of Birmingham,

Elizabeth Umbarger of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Pati Tiller of Jacksonville;a son

Richard Carter of Torrance, Calif.; a sister, Madelyn Fagalde of Richmond,Calif.;

five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Col. Carter, an Oklahoma natibe was a Calhoun County resident since 1958.He

retired from the U.S. Army in 1961 after serving in Europe during W.W.2.Ge was a

part of occupation forces on Germany, Japan and Korea. Hedeveloped a cattlefarm

in Wellington after retiring from the military. He liced in Anniston since1979. He is

past persident of the Northeast Alabame Chapter of Retired Officers Association

and the past president of Calhoun Cattlemen's Association . He is a memberof the

Northeast Alabama of TROA.

CRUMBLEY.

Lois W. Crumley, age 80, of 3009 McClellan Boulevard, Anniston, Serviceswill be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at Harvest Church of God with Revs. Stanley Owensby and

Harold Payne officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens with ChapelHill

Funeral Home incharge. Mrs. Crumley died Wednesday at Regional Medical

Center.

DUKES,

Louise C. Dukes, age 71,of 1217 Crawford Ave., Anniston, will be Friday at1 p.m.

at New Jerusalem A.F.M. Church, Anniston with Bishop T.C.Tolbert and Elder

T.C. Tolbert Jr. officiating. Burial will be i Pine Grove Cemetery, LincolnAl. with

Anniston Funeral Service in charge.Mrs. Dukes died Oct 3rd at home. Survivors

include her husband, Horace Dukes of Anniston; Nine daughtersl Barbara Albanyof

Detroit, Helen Williams, Ola Dukes, Estella Lindsey, Rosie Dukes, Alice Whatley,

Maebelle Dukes, Judy Dennard and Carolyn Dukes, all of Anniston; three sons;

Frank Fombe of Heflin and Jerry Dukes and Horace Dukes Jr.both of Anniston;a

sister, Hattie Huntley of Anniston, A brother, Charlie D. Britt of Lincoln39

grandchildren and 15great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dukes was a member of Sunlight

Baptist Church and later a member of New Jerusalem A. F.M. Church of God.

FOREMAN

Alma Foreman age 86 of Wedowee will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pine Flat Primitive

BaptistChurch with Elder Thomas Knight officiating. Burial will be in theadjoining

cemetery with Clark Memorial Funeral Home in charge. Ms. Foreman died Monday

at Randolph County Hospital in Roanoke, Al Survivors include a daughter,Ervis

Knight McKissic of Wedowee a sister, Ida Moss of L Fayette, 10 grandchildren34

great-grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren. Ms. Foreman was preceded

in death by her husband, James Charles "J.C." Knight.

KIRKLAND,

Clara B. Kirkland, age 82, of 210 Monsanto Road Anniston Al. Services willbe

announced by K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory of Jacksonville Al. Mrs

Kirkland died Wednesday at Shelby County Medical Center.

LOVE

Bobby Eugene , Age 64 of Piedmont, Al.. Services Daturday at 2 p.m. at Thompson

Funeral Home with Gary McCurdy officiating. Mr. Love died Tuesday at

Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Roberta Love of Piedmont.three

daughters; Rena Barnes of Piedmont, Anita Wheeler of Alexandria Al and Jean

Badgett of Oxford;a son, Bruce Love of Piedmont; two sisters: Mary Ann Pennyand

Deborah Love, both of Piedmont; two brothers, Paul Love of Piedmont and Stanley

Love of Decatur; nine grandchildren: Julie Barnes, April Barnes, Mandy Barber,

Sharon Byers , Ashley Love, Kent Wheeler, Wesley Wheeler, Nikkie Badgettand

Mallerie Badgett ;and two great-grandchildren Mr. Love a Piedmont nativeand

lifelong resident,operated the Smokehouse Restaurant. He was a member of

Lebanon Church of Christ and was a U.S. AirForce veteran. He was a retired

employeeof Anniston Army Depot.

MORACE,

Rosa Olivia ,age 76, of Gulf Shores, formerly of Calhoun County.Serviceswill be

today at 2 p.m. at the Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. Burial will bein Pine

Rest Memorial Park in Foley Alwith Pine Rest Funeral Home in charge. Mrs.

Morace died Tuesday. Survivors include her husband, A.W. "Bill" Morace ofGulf

Shores; a daughter, Claire Hansen of Sanford, N.C.; a son, Gene MoraceofLillian;

two brothers: Daniel Garner and R.G. Garner of Conyers,Ga.; five grandchildren;

and 11 great-grandchildren.

PARDUE,

A.D. age 71, of Anniston were Tuesday at Lemley Brown-Service Funeral Homein

Oneonta Al with Revs. Odis Epps and Dennis Owen officaiting. Mr. Pardue died

Sunday at Riverview Regional Medical Center.Survivors include a daughter,Tabitha

Martin of Oneonta, Al;three sisters: Annie Bell Gallups of Hueytown, MaryRiddle of

Oneonta and Margaret Roberts of Bowden, Ga.;Three brothers: Tommy of Attalla,

and Riley and Cecil of Cleveland; and two grandchildren. Mr. Pardue, a Shelby

County native, worked at Blue Mountain Industries in Blue Mountain ,Al.

SMITH,

Patricia Adams Smith, age 63, of Anninton,Al. Services will be Friday at4 p.m. at

First United Methodist Church in Anniston with Rev. John Van Cleve officiating.

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mrs. Smith died Tuesday

.Survivors include three sons: Stuart Smith of Birmingham,Al . Wesley Smithof

Scottsboro ,Al and Keith Smith of Alexandria, Va.; a sister, Roberta AdamsEarhart

of Columbus, Miss.; andd five grandchildren. Mrs. Smith, a Mississippi native,had

been an Anniston resident the past 28 years. She was a member of First United

Methodist Church of Anniston. She was a retired teacher from The Donoho

School.She was preceded in death by her husband, Noel H. Smith.

WILSON,

Eldridge Huey Wilson, age 80,of Woodland were Tuesday at NapoleonChurch of

Christ with Rev. Earl Rollins officiating. Burial will be in the adjoiningceneterywith

Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge. Mr. Wilson died Sunday at East

Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Survivors indlude his wife, Lora BaileyWilson

of Woodland; a sonm Rex Wilson of Woodland ; two sisters: Elsie Wilson Westof

Talladega ,Al . Bernice Burson of Roanoke, Al. and a brother, Joe Wilsonof

Geraldine, Al. Mr. Wilson , a Randolph County native, was retired from Muscogee

County School System in Georgia.as a teacher. he was a Mason and a W.W.11

veteran. he was in the U.S.Navy.

YOUNG,

Kermit Clayton, age 87, of Centre Al died Wednesday at Cherokee Baptist

Medical Center. Services will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Jordan Funeral Homewith Rev.

Ricky Pollard officiatingl Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens withJordan

Frueral home in charge. Survivors include his wife, Alice Jordan Young ofCentre; a

sister, Pauline Woodall of Centre; and three brothers E.S. and Ralph bothof

Centre,and Roscoe Young of Rainsville,Al. Mr. Young a Cleburne County native,

was a farmer and a Baptist. A veteran of w.w.2

The Anniston Star, Friday, October 10, 1997

ATKISSON,

Joseph Lafayette, age 69, of 3700 Airport Road, Oxford, Al. died Thursdayat his

home. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Oxford Congregational Holiness

Church. Burial is in Munford Baptist Church Cemetery. Miller Funeral Homeis in

charge. Survivors include four daughters: Margaret Gallops of Clay County,Linda

Turley and Carroll Turley, both of Anniston, and Karen Adams of Oxford; three

sons: Wesley Atkisson and Leroy Atkisson both of South Carolina,and Thomas

Atkisson of Hamilton; three sisters: Maudie Hammonds of Talladega, Ruthie

Robertson of Alexander City and Betty Bonner of Piedmont; three brothers:G.T. on

White Plains, Frank of Folrida and Paul on Tennessee; 17 grandchildred and15

great-grandchildren.Mr Atkisson was a Calhoun County redident the past 25years.

CARTER,

J.V. "Bill" age 71 of 104 Central City Circle,Anniston,Al died Sunday atRegional

Medical Center.Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Spring Hill Baptist

Church,Bynum,Al.with Revs. Melvin Crook, Jerald Smith Sr. and George Bates

officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Bynum, Al.withAnnistonFuneral

Servicein charge.Survivors include his wife, Rosie Lee Carter of Anniston;six

daugnters: Barbara Cornelius,Alberta Moore and Ethel Siders, all of

Detroit,MI.Ladrester Spigner of Anniston, Donna Annette Lowe of Columbus,Ga.,

and Berysce Carter of Atlanta; three sons: Carl Carter of Detroit, WillieHarris of

Phenix City, Al.and Levertis Carter of Anniston;three sisters: Idella Storeyand

Bessie Dunson, both of Anniston,andLemora Knight of Wedowee, Al.;two brothers:

Herman Carter of Detroit and Robert Lewis Carter of Anniston;26 grandchildren

and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Carter was a member of Spring Hill Baptist

Church.

CHERRY,

Viva E. age 86,of Anniston Al. died Wednesday at her home. Survivors includetwo

daughters, Naomi Kruse of Mapleton, Ind., and Martha Shulman of Anniston,Al;

two sons, Howard U. Cherry of Piedmont, Al.and Kenneth T. Cherry of Georgia;a

soster, Ruby Thompson of Anniston; Six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren

Mrs. Cherry was a Calhoun County resident most of her life. Services willbe Sunday

at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with burial in Edgemont Cemetery.

GERMANY,

Annie W. ,age 73,of Ashland, Al died Saturday at Clay County Hospital.SErvices

will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with Dr. A.L. Dowdellofficiating.

Burial will be in Bethel Merorial Gardens.Sims Funeral Services will be incharge.

Survivors include a daughter, Margaret McClain of Lineville, Al; a son, John

Germany Jr. of Ashland; a brother, Robert Jordan of Chattanooga, Tenn.;sic

grandchildren and seven great-granchildren.

JACKSON,

Brian Keith, age 25,of Lilburn,Ga., died Wednesday at Eastside Medical Centerin

Snellville Ga.Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Tom Wages Funeral Homein

Snellville, Ga.,with Rev. Phil Gambill officiating. Graveside services willbe at 2

p.m.at Rock Springs Christian Church Cememtery in Roanoke,Al. Survivors include

his wifeRuth Renee of Lilburn; a daughter, Ashley of Lilburn; his parents,Billy and

mkarlon Jackson of Lilburn; a soster, Terry Maher of St. Charles, ill.; anda

brother,Craig Jackson of Winder, Ga. Mr. Jackson was a DeKalb County, Ga

native.

KIRKLAND,

Clara B., age 82, of 210 Monsanto Road, Anniston Al.died Saturday at Shelby

County Baptist Medical Center.Sevices will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Anniston

Memorial Gardens with Rev.David Brooks officiating. K.L. Brown Funeral Home

and Crematory will be in charge.Survivors include two daughters: Sally Paveyof

Montevallo and Betty ampanti of Elkhorn,Wis.; Curtis Kirkland of Oxford;eight

grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Kirkland, a Toombs County

Ga.native was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. She volunteered dailyat

Shelby County YMCA and weekly at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Alabaster.

McFARLAND,

Mary Turner age 81 of 370 Bynum Cutoll Road, Bynum Al.,died Wednesday ather

home. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m.at Radney Funeral Home in

Mobile,Al.with Rev.Shephen Bailey officiating, burial will be in PinecrestCemetery.

Survivors include a daughter, Maryanne Humphries of TRussville,Al; a son,Edgar

McFarland of Bynum; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;and twoprimary

caregiver; Ellie Hall and Virginia Vick. Mrs. McFarland was a resident ofMobile for

many years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Mobile.

McKAY,

Imogene, age 78, of Lineville Al., died Thursday at Carraway Methodist Hospitalin

Birmingham,Al. Services will be today at 2 p.m.at Benefield Funeral Homein

Ashland with Rev. Dan Keith officiating. Burial will be in Clay County Memory

Gardens.Survivors include;three sons: Don McKay of Talladega, Al. Jerry McKayof

Phenix City Al and Dale McKay of Wadley; two sosters: Kathrine Hanson ofFoley

and Winnie Harrison of Lynn Haven, Fla.; and seven grandchildren.Mrs. McKay,a

Randolph County native and longtime Clay County resident, graduated fromLineville

High School and Jacksonville State University. She was a retired Teacher,having

taught at Mellow Valley for 25 years. She was a member of Lineville FirstUnited

Methodist Church , the SunshineClub and the Day Circle. She was a memberof the

Alabama Retired Teachers Association. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Herbert McKay.

LANE,

Joe Hershel,age, 58, of Roanoke,died Wednesday.Services will be today at1p.m. at

Union Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Lynn Martin officiating. Burial willbe in

Chamber County al. Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Price Lane of Roanoke;a

daughter, Rachel Lane Smith of Austin, Texas; his mother, Dura Lane of Roanoke;

asister, Margaret Lane McFarland of Austell, Ga.; and two grandchildren,Mr Lane

a Chambers County native, was retired from the U.S. Navy. He lived in Seattlefor

20 years before returning to Roanoke.

O'NEAL,

John Roger, age 40, of Wadley, Al., died Monday at Lanier Memorial Hospitalin

Valley. Services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Primitive BaptistChurch

with Elder Thomas Knight officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemeterywith

Silmon Mortuary in charge. Survivors include his mother, Mollie O'Neal ofWadley;

his grandmother, Pinkie Byrdsong of Wadley; Two sisters: Gloria Roundtreeand

Cammie Houston, both of Wedowee, Al; and six brothers, Leroy, Charles, Tracey,

Ronnie, Kelvin, all of Wadley and Willie of Quitman, Ga. Mr. O'Neal, wasa

member of Faith,Hope and Charity Full Gospel Baptist Church of Roanoke, Al.

RHODES,

Earl E.,age 82, of Anniston,Al, died Oct 9,1997, at Regional Medical center.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Forestlawn Gardens with Rev. BobFord

officiating. Gray Brown- Service Mortuary will be in charge.Memorial serviceswill

be Saturday at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Jacksonvelle;withRev.

Penny Ford officiating. Survivors include his wife, Mary Laura Rhodea of

Jacksonville; a son Earl "Gene" RhodesII of Jacksonville; and a caregiver,Jam

Rhodes of Jacksonville. Mr. Rodes a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident,

was a member of First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville. He was retired

from Fort McClellan and was a Shriner of the 33rddegree. He was also a Mason

and active in the BoyScouts of America.

WELLS,

FM GSN Shanela S.,age 20 of Norfolk ,Va.,Died Sunday in Norfolk,Va.Services

will be Saturday the 11th at 2 p.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist

Church,Sylacauga,al with Rev Bobby Harris officiatingl Burial will be inNew hop

Cemetery with full military rites and Anniston Funeral Service in charge.Miss Wells,

was formerly of Anniston.Survivors include her father,Kelvin Lee of Killeen,Texas;

her stepfather, Lorenzo Johnson of Anniston; two sisters: Dormeka Wells Embryof

Oakland, Calif., and Teri Lynn Wells of Anniston; a brotherm Datreon Wellsof

Sylacauga, Al ; three Stepsisters; Keli Lee, Kendra Lee both of Killeen,Tx.and

Aerial Johnson of Anniston; a stepbrother, Lelvin Lee Jr. of Kelleen; and

grandparents;Mona Wells of Sylacauga and Emma Lee of Childersburg. Miss Wells

was a member of New HOpe Missionary Baptist Church After graduating from

Childersburg High School, she joined the Navy.

The Anniston Star Oct.11, 1997

CHAPPELL,

Rod Alexander,age 41, ov Lincoln Al died Thursday Oct..,9,1997. Serviceswill be

Sunday at 3 p.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with Rev. Bob Thomas officiatingand

Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include his wife, Bayle B Chappellof

Lincoln; a step-daughter, Melissa Dean of Melbiurne, Fla., three stepsons,Jeffery

W. Isbell of Muscadine, James Andrew Isbell of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and JasonM.

Welsh of Midway Gal three sisters, Hilda Enloe of Gretna,La., Rebecca Herdand

Alexis Casey, both of Talladega; and nine grandchildren.Mr. Chappell, a Jefferson

County native, was a lifelong resident of Talladega County. He was a Baptistand

worked at NHB Industries.

DAVIS,

Floyd, age 82 of 327 East A Street Anniston,Wednesday at Regional Medical

Center.Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church in BremenGa.

with Rev.J.C. Johnson officiating. Burial eill be in the adjoining cemeterywith Ervin

Funeral Chapel in charge. Survivors include his wife, Floy E. Davis of Anniston;a

daughter, Elaine Broom of Anniston; two sosters, Elizabeth Cofield of Dayton,Ohio,

Colbert Davis of Cleveland Ohio; five grandchildren;four great-grandchildrenand a

great-great-grandchild. Mr. Davis was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Churchand

was retired from Interstate Roofing.

DAVIS,

Timothy Ryan, age 15, of 1560 Dailey St.,Piedmont, died Thursday in Jacksonville

Hospital, Jacksonville Al.. Services willbe Sunday at 2 p.m. at ThompsonFuneral

Home with Rev. Ray Bateman officiating. Burialwill be in Highland Cemeterywith

Thompson Funeral Home in charge . Survivors include his mother, Diana Anderson

Davis of Piedmont; his father, Ricky Davis of JAcksonville; two sosters,Windy

Paslay and Lori Davis both of Piedmont; two brothers, Steve Bates of Piedmontand

Grant Davis of Jacksonville and his grandparents, William and Amy Andersonand

Frances Davos all of Piedmont.The youth a Piedmont native and lifelong resident,

was in the sophomore class at Piedmont High School. He was a memver of First

Baptist Church of Piedmontand Carpenters for Chirst.

DICKSON,

Jeannette Lee, age 71 of California, Md., died Oct.6 at her home inMaryland.Burial

will be in Kansas City, Mo. Survivors include a brother, Donald Sappingtonof

Kansas City a daughter, Alisha Verdict of California, Md.; a son, Steve Dicksonof

Rome, N.Y.; five grand-daughters and a great-granddaughter.Mrs Dickson hadlived

in Jacksonville for two years and was a member of Jacksonville Senior Citizens

Center.

FORDHAM,

James Fletcher, age 78, of Heflin, Al died Thursday Oct.10,1997 at his

home.Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church in Ranburnewith

Revs. Jackie Taylor and O.V.Sewell officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining

cemetery with Dryden Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include his wife,Agnes

Fordham of Heflin; three daughters, Marlene Griffith and Louise Morgan, bothof

Heflin, and Mary L. Smith of Bremen, Ga.; a brother, William Luther Fordhamof

Tyus, Gal; a stepdaughter Jackie White of Heflin; a stepson, Mike Baxterof Fort

Payne; and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Fordham was a lifelong resident of Cleburne

County and was a U.S. Army veteran of ww2 during which he was a prisonerof

war. He was a member of Freedom Baptist Church.

HUXFORD,

Irene H., age 76, of Anniston, Al.died Thursday at Regional Medical

Center.Services will be Saturday at Parker Memorial Baptist Church with Dr.Billy

Harris officiating.Burial will be in Deep Dale Memorial Park in Lansing,Mich., with

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge.Survivors include a daughter Judy Ann

Goldsmith of Dover, Del.;a son,Gary K. Huxford of Houston, Tx; a soster,Eleanor

Feher of Lansong; a grandson and two great-grand children.Mrs. Huxford, aLansing

native, lived in Anniston for the past 36 years. She was a member and teacherofLLL

Sunday School Class at Parker Memorial Baptist Church and was a member ofthe

church choir and Sounds of Joy Senior Adult Choir.

JACKS,

Jimmie Sue,52, of Talladega,Aldied Thursday at her home .Services will betoday at

2 p.m.at Usrey Funeral Home withRev. Allen Layton officiating. Burial willbe in

Midway Memory Gardens. Survivors include her husband;Authur Jacks of

Talladega; four daughters, Tammy Compas of Birmingham, Trersa Cooper, Libbie

Blankenship and Luvenia Coolidge, all of Talladega; a stepdaughter, TrersaBryant of

Talladega; a son, Johnny Sezemore of Talladega; a stepson Authur Jacks Jr.of

Munford; her mother, Mable G. Butterworthof Talladega; two sosters, Ruby

Simpson of Tuscaloosa and Kathy Shelton of Anniston; two brothers Robert

Butterworth of Birmingham and Gene Butterworth of Sycamore; and 19

grandchildren. Mrs Jacks a Talladega County native and lifelong residentwas a

member of Mt. Olive Bapist Chercy and a 1963 graduate of Winterboro High

School.

JACKSON,

Robert Warren, age 32,of Gaylesville, Al died Thursday.Services will be Oct

11,1997 at2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Berlin Murphy officiating.Burial

will be in Bethel Cemetery.Survivors include his wife, Stacy Curry Facksonof

Gaylesville; a daughter, Devyn Corren , hes mother, Vera Burleson Jackson,all of

Gaylesville; a sister, Stephanie Dobbs ofFort Payne; and his grandmother,Nellie

Burleson of Gaylesville.Mr.Jackson, a lifelong Cherokee County resident wasa

member of Berea Church of God. He was Scout Master of Troop 245 and was the

purchase manager of Desota Mills.

McDONALD,

Eugene Gay,age, 69, of 3415 Oak Ridge St., Blue Mountain,Al died Thursdayat his

home.Graveside services will be today at 2 p.m. at Annistom Memorial Gardenswith

Rev. Steve Strange officiating and Chapel Hill Funeral Home in charge. Survivors

include his wife,Inez Gallager McDonald of Anniston; three sons, Robert G.,Gary G.

and David all of Anniston. His mother Effie Lee McDonald of Anniston; foursisters,

Ethelen Jones, Joyce LePrell and Shirley Watts both of Anniston, SaralynFagan of

Sarasota, Fla.; Two brothers Bobby of Remlap and Jerry of Anniston; four

grandchildren, Mr. McDonald a Randolph County native,was a Blur Mountain

resident more than 50 years. He was a retired employee from Anniston

Manufacturing with more than 30 years of service.

PATTERSON,

Robert D., age 82, of 7225 Highway 278 West, Piedmont died Thursday in

Gadsden Al. Graveside services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Young's ChapelChurch

Cemetery with Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include two

daughters Elizabeth Ann O'Dell of Pinson Al and Patricia Faye Burkhart ofIndiana;

three sons, Donald Wayne of West Blockton,Ronald of Piedmant and George of

Indianna; a sister, Rosa Lee Lambert of Brewton, eight grandchildrec andseveral

great-grandchildren.Mr. Patterson had lived in Piedmont area most of hislife.He

retired from U.S. Steel Corp after 36 years of service.

ROWLAND,

Randall Gramlin, 61,of St. Cloud, Fla.died Sunday at St.Cloud Hospital.Graveside

services will be today at 11 a.m. at Mt.Tabor Cemetery. Survivors includea

daughter,Becky Ramsay of Centre,Al six sons, Steve, Bruce Tracy and Teddyall of

Centre.Eugene of California and David of St. Cloud; a sister Mary Kelly ofPiedmont

a brother, Robert Rowland of Anniston, Al.11 grandchildren and two great-

grandchildren. Mr Rowland was an Alabama native and worked in a sawmill.

WAKEFIELD,

Helen, age 67, of Anniston ,died Friday at Regional Medical Center.Serviceswill be

Sunday at 2 p.m.at Mt.Zion Church of Chuist in Clay County with Gary Wagner

officiating. Burial will be in Union D Baptist Church Cemetery with ClayCounty

Funeral Home in charge.Survivors include her mother Era Strickland of Lineville;a

sister, Louneal Pate of Dothan, Al.and three brothers Dennis,Travis, andDonald All

of Lineville. Mrs Wakefield, a Clay County native, lived in Anniston forthe past 25

years.She was employed as a seamstress in the textile industry and was amemver of

Mt. Zion Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband Earnest

Wakefield.

WYATT,

Marvin T. age 71, died Thursday. Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at RaglandRirst

Baptist Church.Burail eill be in Providence Cemetery with Chapel Hill FuneralHome

of Pell City , Al in charge. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Annand Jeanette

Spradlin, borh of Northport, Al Six sons :Turner , Jreome, Jeffm and Timall of Pell

City, Al Paul Wyatt of Ragland; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Mr Wyatt was a Ragland native.He was retired from National Cement Co. with41

years service and was a member of James D. Truss Lodge 515, Order of the

Eastern Star 150 and Order of the White Shrine 10. He was a member of theOrder

of the Amaranth Court 12, the Scottish Rite and Zamora Shrine Temple. Hewas a

minister of deverat area churches, the last being Unity Baptist Church inPell City.

The Anniston Star, October 12, 1997

ALFORD,

Carl L.,age 74, of Ocala, Fla., died Friday the 10th of Oct. Services willbe Tuesday

at 10 a.m. at Jennings-Archway Funeral Home Chapel in Ocala eith Rev. Massey

officiating. Burial will follow in Good Shephard Memorial Gardens. Survivorsinclude

his wife, Ruth Alford of Ocala; a son, Major Richard Alford of Ft. McClellan;three

daughters: Carla Chapman of Cocoa, Fla. ,and Gwen Fregusonand Sandi Boutwell

both of Ocala; his motherm Jessie Alford of Portsmouth, Va.; a sister, Ouida

Whitehurst of Portsmouth; a brother, M. E. Alford of Portsmouth;11 grandchildren

and three great-grand children. Mr.Alford was a native of Perry, Fla. Hewas a

member of Moss Bluff Baptist, the Elks Club,and the WWII 551atMilitary Police

Escort Guard Co. in the U.S. Army.

COOK,

Tony D.,age 78, of Piedmont died Friday the 10th of Oct. 1997.Services willbe

Monday at 1 p.m. at Polk Memory Gardens in Cedartown, Ga.Survivors includehis

wife, Elois Cook of Piedmont; a daughter, Rita Rutter of Pensacola Beach,Fla.; a

step-daughter Phronsie Rydbom of Huntsville; three sisters: Jeanette Bryanof

Hokes Bluff, and Gordonelle Baker and Pana Dempsey, both of Orlando, Fla.;and

one grandson . Mr Cook was a Piedmont resident and a Pearl Harbor survivor.

HIGHTOWER,

Elvin Doyle, age 66, of 65 White Oak Avenue, Leesburg,died Friday the 10th of

Oct. 1997.Services will be today at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel withRev.

Herbert Reid officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Vernon Cemetery.Survovorsinclude his

wife, Audrey Tinsley Hightower of Leesburg; two daughters;Sandra Robertsof

Leesburg and Amy Oliver of Sand Rock; two sons: Jummy of Leesburg and Michael

of Centre; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mr. Hightower wasa native

of DeKalb County. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist by faith.

McClendon,

Services for Arie H. ,age 87, of Franklin, Ga., will be Monday at 2 p.m.at Sweet

Home Baptist Church in Five Points with theRev. Lonnie Houston officiating.Burial

is in Canaan Baptist Church Cemetery in Welch.Ms. McClendon died Thursdaythe

9th of Oct. 1997 at her home. Survivors include five daughters; Alice JaneReid,

Lucille Goss, and Jennie Ruth McClendon, all of Franklin, Patty Nell Allenof

LaGrange, Ga., and Sara Lee Evans of Roanoke; three sons James Holiday Jr.of

LaFayette, Hubert McClendon, of Anniston, and Tommie Mae Brown of

Chattanooga,Tenn.; two sisters: Vera Williams of Fredonia and Ruby MooreClark

of LaGrange; 25 grandchildren 39 great-grand children and two great-great-grand

children. Ms McClendon was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

McCURRY,

Graveside services for Ernest Melvin age 72 of 1335 Possum Trot Road,Piedmont,will be

Monday at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.K.L. Brown Funeral Home incharge.

Mr McCurry died Saturday the 11th of Oct.1997,at BMC Montclair in BirminghamAl.

Survivors include his wife Betty McCurry of Piedmong; two daughters: DonnaClinkscales of

Oxford Al.and Tricia Rich of Ringgold, Ga. a son, Melvin McCurry of JacksonvilleAl. a

sister, Mary Ellen Ward of Jacksonville; a brother Lewis McCurry of Alexandria;and three

grandchildren. Mr. McCurry a native of Jacksonville, retired from Ft. McClellanafter serving

25 years in the U.S. Army. He was a decorated veteranof Korea and WWII wherehe

received three Purple Hearts, the Army Commemdation Medal with Oak Leaf cluster,the

National Defense Medat with Oak Leaf cluster and the Korean Service medal.

The Anniston Star, October 13, 1997

BROWN,

Services for Billy J., age 66, of 119 E. 6th Street Oxford Al. will be Tuesday14th

of Oct.at 2p.m. at Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Ralph Lipscomb

officiating. Burial will follow in the Dogwood Trail Cemetery in Oxford,Al. Mr.

Brown died Friday at RMC.in Anniston. Survivors include two daughters: Janice

Wood and Judy Clark, both of Oxford; two sons: Jack Brown and Jim Brown both

of Alexandria, Al.five sistersa; Lois Wright and Dean Wright both of Oxford,Dessie

Shunck of Steele Audrey Abney of Gadsden and Eloise Brooks of Alexandria;a

brother, Rev Buel Brown of Alexnadria; and eight grandchildren. Mr Brownwas a

resident of Calhoun County most of his life. He was retired from ChevronOil

Company. He was prececed in death by a granddaughter, two brothers and his

parents.

CAMPBELL,

Services for James Willis ,Sr. age 55, of Ashland Al will be today at 2 p.m.at

Benefield Funeral Home Chapel in Ashland with Revs. W.M. Hill and Roy Hill

officiatingl Burial will follow in the Fairview Cenetery.Mr. Campbell diedSaturday at

Clay County Hospital Survivors include his wife, Linda Campbell of Ashland;five

sons: Jimmy , David,and Dale all of Huguley and James Jr. and Daniel WayneBothof

Ashland; a stepdaughter; Linda McCain of Heflin; two stepsons: Terry Cavenderof

Oxford and Roger Cavender of Edwardsville; four brothers: Oscar, Woodrow,L.D.

and L.J. all of Ashland and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Campbell was a native andlifelong

resident of Clay County. He Was of the Holiness faith.

KING,

Graveside services for Sam C., age 87, of Lineville, Al will be today at11 a.m. at

Clay County Memory Gardens with Rev. Jerry Colquett officisting. Mr Kingdied

Saturday at Clay County Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Willie Kingof Lineville;

three kaughters: Johann Hendon of Chattanooga, Tenn , Jean Ingram of Delta,and

James Butts,of Carrollton, Tx.; a son Billy King of Ashland; a sister ,CoraLee Griffin

of Ashland; and seven grandchildren.. Mr King a native and lifelong residentof Clay

County, was retired from Southwire Company in Carrollton, Ga. He was a WWII

veteran of the U.S. Army, a shriner and member of Lineville Baptist Churchand the

Friendly Sunday School Class.

CANADA,

Services for Will Henry, 84, of 119 Elizabeth Avenue, Talladega, Al willbe today at

11a.m. at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Greenwood officiating.

Burial willfollow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Canada died Saturday at Talladega

Health Care Center. Survivors include a son; William Canada of Talladegaand a

brother, Fred Canada of Gadsden. Mr. Canada,a native and lifelong residentof

Talladega County was a WWII veteran and a retired Talladega County Probate

officer. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Kate Clardy

Sunday School Class.

MITCHELL,

Services for Christiane, age27, of Daviston will be today at 11a.m. at Benefield

Funeral Home of Lineville with Rev. Pete Haynes officiating. Burial willfollow in

Wesley Chapel, Christian Church Cemetery .Ms. Mitchell died Friday in Newsite

Survivors include; her mother,Coleen Burdette of Daviston; her father;Buford

Mitchell ,of Goodwter,Al; two sisters: Kathleen Davenport of Sylacauga andDiane

Sharpe of Alexander City,Al; two brothers Robert Mitchell of Lineville andBuford

Mitchell Jr. of Shady Grove, grandparents: Criss and Carrie Horn oMillerville,and

Mozelle Mitchell of Alexander City, Ms Mitchell was a native and a lifelongresident

of Clay County. She was a machine operator at Russells and a Baptist.

POSEY,

Services for Mary J., age 81, of Gadsden will be Tuesday at 2 p.m.at Mickelsen-

McGee Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating. Burial will followin

Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Posey died Saturday at Riverview Hospital. Survivors

include a daughter, Dean Fitzpatrick of Piedmont; a son Fred Posey of Piedmont;a

sister, Maggie Henson of Gadsden; four grandchildren; and her caregiver,Nellie

Wright of Gadsden. Mrs. Posey, formerly of Piedmont, lived in Gadsden moston her

life. She was a member of Nances Creek United Methodist Church

SADOWSKY,

Services for Elsie M. ,Age,75 of 107 Pleasant Hill Court, Warner Robins,Ga, will

be Tuesday at noon at Sol Levinson and Brothers Funeral Home in Baltimore,Md.

with Rabbi Herman Neuberger officiatingl Burial will be in Maryland Veterans

Cemetery-Garrison Forest Mrs. Sadowsky died at Medical Center of Central

Georgia. Survivors include her husband, Nathan Sadowsky; and a sister, Minnie

Rudman. Mrs. Sadowsky was a former Resident of Anniston.

TIDWELL,

Graveside services for Emmett , age 77, of Edwardsville will be today at2 p.m. at

Bremen City Cemetery with Rev Forest Johnson officiatingl Mr.Tidwell died

Saturday. Survivors include two daughters: Renee Grindle of Piedmont andJune

Sanchez of Auburndale, Fla. a brother, Willie Frank (Bill) Tidwell ofEdwardsville;

and 18 grandchildren. Mr Tidwell was a native of Florida. He was precededin death

by his wife, Annie Newman Tidwell ; and two daughters; Virginia Gantz andJouce

Ann Shelton.

WILSON,

Services for Barbara H.,age 61, of Lincoln will be Tuesday at 11a.m. At Pattons

Chapel Baptist Church in Lincoln with Revs. Allen Leyton and Gerald Haynes

officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Wilson died Sundayat

University Hospital in Birningham. Survivors inckude a daughter, BeverlyFord of

Lincoln; a son Wayne Cook of Lincoln his father Willian Haynes of Lincoln;three

sisters: Darlene Mitchell of Lincoln, Pat Reid of Oxford and Shirly Brownof Bynum;

two brothers: Douglas Haynes of Eastaboga and Lomax Haynes of Conyers Gal;

and four grandchildren.Mrs. Wilson was a native and lifelong resident ofTalladega

County. She was self-employed and a member of Pattons Chapel Baptist Church.

She was also a member of the Cattlemen's Association.

The Anniston Star, October 14, 1997

CLOPTON,

Graveside services for Douglas A., age 67, of Alabaster will be Wednesdayat 2

p.m. at Elliottsville Cemertery with Ray Smith officiating and Rockeos FuneralHome

of Montevallo in charge. Mr Clopton died Saturday. Survivors iinclude a daughter,

Joannie Culp of Rome, Ga; a son Wayne Clopton of Alabaster; a brother, Neal

Clopton of Anniston; and Two grandchildren. An Anniston native, Mr. Colpton

graduate from Anniston High School in 1950 and was retired from General Electric.

HARRIS

Graveside services for Eva Lea Rayfield Harris, age 85,of Birmingham Al.will be

Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Edgemint Cemetery with Rev Reuben Compere officiating

and Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mrs Harris died Monday at her

home.Survivors indkude a daughter, Judy Dyer Wallace of Birmingham.two

grandchildren, Jennifer Dyer Compere and Brian Dyer; and two caregivers,William

Harvell Wallace and Collins Compere. Mrs. Harris, an Anniston native, workedat

Ullman's and Wakefield's before moving to Birmingham. She was a Baptist.

HOBLITZELL,

Services for Ada Belle,age, 76, of Trenton, Ga., will be Wednesday at 11a. m. at

Trenton First Baptist Church with Revs. Eddie Cantrell and Robert Goffofficiatingl

Graveside dervices will be at 1 p.m. At Edgemong Cemetery in Anniston with

Moore Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Hoblitzell died Monday at her home.

Survivors include two sons, George Hoblitzell of Trenton and Kenneth Hoblitzellof

Houston, Miss., and five grandchildren. Mrs. Hoblitzell was a civil serviceworker at

Fort McClellan, She was a member of Northside Baptist Church, then laterCalhoun

County Christian Center. She attended Trenton First Baptist Church. She was

preceded in death by her husband, William Thomas Hoblitzell.

HOLLINGSWORTH,

Graveside services for Eva Jame Gaines Kirby Hollingsworth, age 85, of 638

Aderholdt Mill Road, Jacksonville, Al. will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at FourMile

Methodist Cemetery withRevs. Penny Ford and Ken Ballard officiating and K.L.

Brown Funeral Home& Crematory in charge. Mrs. Hollingsworth died Mondayat

Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors inckude her son, Floyd Kirby of

Jacksonville; a sister, Margaret Montgomery of Nashville, Tenn.; and three

grandchildren, Kate, Kirby, Bryant Smith and Matthew Smith.Mrs.Hollingsworth,a

Monticello, Miss., native, was a resident of Calhoun County most of her life.She

was retired from Wakefield's and was a member of First United Methodist Church

of Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by two hysbands, Floyd WesleyKirby

and John D. Hollingsworth.

The Anniston Star, October 15,1997

BURFORD,

Graveside dervices for Sandra K. Price Burford, age 33, of 1082 GreensportRoad,

Ohatchee, Al ,will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Ohatchee First Baptist ChurchCemetery

with kRev. Tommy Bates officiating. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge.Mrs.

Burford died Sunday at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Al. Survivors

include her husband, Daniel Burford of Ohatchee;a daughter, Christy Hamptonof

Ohatchee; two sons; Anthony Hampton and Dillion Price, both of Ohatchee Her

father Ollie Price Jr. of Chatsworth, Ga her mother, Mildred Collins ofHuntsville;

three sisters: Deborah Bynum, Dawn Wigginton and Jody Price, all of Huntsville;and

four brothers: Jummy Price of Chatsworth, Tony Price of Owen Crossroads,and

Carl Price and Jeff Stolz, both of Huntsville.

Mrs. Buford, and Huntsville native, was a resident of Ohatchee for the pastsix years.

GREATHOUSE,

Services for Annie Margaret , age 70, of Lineville will be Thursday at 2p.m. at New

Hope Baptist Church in Barfield with Revs. Larry Heard, Robert Welch, Charles

Cakdwill and Chuck Caldwell officiatingl Burial will be in the adjoiningcemetery with

Garrett Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Greathouse died Saturday at Gadsden

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband,Jesse Greathouse of

Lineville;two sons; Willie James of Lineville and Jesse Greathouse Jr. of

Capshaw,twosisters: Catherine Williams of Oxford and Cordie Lewis of Georgia;a

brother, Claude Underwood of Talladega; 12 grandchildren and six great-grand

children. Mrs. Greathouse was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, whereshe

served as secretary of the church. She was very active in many areas of church

work.

SANDERS,

Services for Eleanor Marie Gephard Sanders, Age 88, of Cedar Bluff will be

Thursday at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Revs. Terry Hawkins and Billy

Dempsey officiating. Burial is in Cherokee Memory Gardens with Perry Funeral

Home in charge. Mrs. Sanders died Tuesday. Survivors include her son, Timothy

Sanders of Centre; and two grandsons: Stephen Sanders and David Sanders.Mrs.

Sanders, a Warren County, Ind., native, was a longtime Michigan resident.Ghe was

a graduate of Moody Bible Institution in Chicago. She was preceded in deathby her

husband, Rev. Lloyd Sanders, and was active in church activities whereverher

husband served as minister, She was a pianist and teacher at Furst BaptistChurch in

Cedar Bluff.

SCHNEIDER,

Services for Mary Alice ,age65, of 325 S. Hollingsworth Road, Annistom, willbe

Friday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Rick Reevesofficiating.

Burial will be in Eastaboga Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Schneider diedTuesday

at her home. Survivors include her husband, Paul Schneider of Anniston; four

daughters: Cynthia Ruth Bice of Annistom and Cheryl Renee Butterworth ofOxford

and Vikki Ann Marzhauser and Stephanie Leigh Schneider, both of Cincinnati;two

sons Michael Grammer and Thomas Grammer, both of Annistom; 12

grandchildren;and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Schneider, a Tuscaloosanative,

grew up in Eutaw and Fayette. She was a resident of Anniston for the past41 years

and was a graduate of Greene County High School. She was a member of Northside

Assembly of God.

WILLIAMS,

Graveside services for Margaret Lee Snow Williams, age 60, of Delray Beach,Fl.,

formerly of Clay County, will be today at 2 p.m. at Clay County Memory Gardens

with Rev. Ben Harris officiating. Clay County Funeral Home is in charge.Mrs.

Williams died Monday at Delray Medical Center. Survivors inckude her daughter,

Holly Balasos of Boynton Beach, Fl.; Three sonsL Forest Snow of Ashland,Jeffrey

Snow of Wake Forest, N.C. and Scott Sirianno of Sebring, Fl.; Two sisters:Sarah

Mills of Ashland and Helen Switzer of Delray Beach, Fl.; two brothers: TroySmith

of Ashland and Gerald Smith of Demospolis; and seven grandchildren. Mrs.

Williams was a homemaker and member of Delray Baptist Church.

The Anniston Star, Oct. 16, 1997

HAYNES,

Services for Judy "Granny" Haynes, age 80, of Ornage Park. Fl. formerly of

Anniston, will be today at 11 a.m. at Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Jacksonville Memory Gardens. Mrs Haynes died Monday. Survivors

include four daughters: Mary ann Countryman, Barbara Padgett, Dorothy Gammage

and Cynthia Clark; three Brothers: Dennis Sparks, Jimmy Sparks and Homer

Sparks; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

HODNETT,

Services for Lois DeVaughn Hodnett, age 90, of Lineville will be Friday at2 p.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Taylor officiating. Burial will bein

Lineville City Cemetery. Mrs. Hodnett died Wednesday in Lineville NursingFacility.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hodnett, a Randolph County

native, had liced in Clay County for most of her life. She was a member andformer

president of Clay County Home Demonstration Club, and a member of New

Harmony Chirstian Church.

HOUSTON ,

Services for Lee Andrew Houston Sr., age 58, of 1666 Hamric Dr. Apt 9-D Oxford

will be Friday at noon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. John Nettlesofficiating.

Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Bynum. Anniston Funeral Services will bein

charge. Mr. Houston died Oct. 10, at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includehis

wife, Jannie Houston of Manchester, Ga; a daughter Tasala Nicole Houstonof

Manchester; three sons: Lee Andrew Jr. of Anniston , Donnie of Ithica N.Y.. and

Delthon Terrell Houston of Manchester; seven grandchildren; and threegresat-grand

children Mr. Houston was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

LIMBAUGH,

Services for Shirley Ann Limbaugh, age 58, of Munford will be Friday at 2p.m. at

Usrey Funeral Home withRev. Larry Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Munford

Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Limbaugh died Wednesday at her home. Survivors

include her husband, Marrell Limbaugh of Munford; two stepdaughters: Gundi

Thomas and Glenda Norwood, both of Anaheim, Calif.; a sister Wanda Hawkinsof

Florida; two brothers: Bobby Hawkins of Indiana and Jimmy Hawkins of Kintucky;

two granddaughters; and a great-grand daughter. Mrs Limbaugh was a Kintucky

native and Baptist.

STEVENS,

Graveside services for Margaret Ray Stevens, age 83. of 409 W. 9th St. Oxford,

will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Oxford Memorial Gardens, Gray Brown-Service

Mortuary is in charge. Mrs Stevens died Oct 10, at Ojai, Calif. Survivorsinclude a

son, Neal Williams of Oxford; a soster, Ernestine Hathorn of Anniston; andfour

grandchildren, Mrs Stevens, a Calhoun County native, was a longtime Oxford

resident. She was retired from Turner Dairies and a West Park Heights Baptist

Church member.

The Anniston Star, Oct 17, 1997

BALDWIN,

Services for Rufus Thurlow Baldwin, age 75, of 2516 Simpson St. Anniston,Al.will

be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs. Rosser and Gerald

Clark officiating. Burial will be in Maplw Grove Cemetery. Mr. Baldwin died

Wednesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his wife,Polly

Baldwin of Anniston; two daughters, Linda Thomas of Oxford and Cathey Coffman

of Alexandria; three sons, Roy Baldwin of Ohatchee, Wayne Baldwin of Anniston

and Danny Baldwin of DeArmanville; three sisters, Thelma Baldwin of Lindale,Ga.,

Jesker Sexton of Atlanta and Ettmer Glover of Rome, Ga.; two brothers, Alford

Baldwin of Rome, Ga., and W.T. Baldwin of Monroe, Fla.; 13 grandchildrenand 12

great-grandchildren. Mr Baldwon , a Marshell County native, was a residentof

Annniston for the past 50 years. He was retired from Anchor Metals and wsa

veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Faith.

BEERS,

Services for Edward "Eddie" Murray Beers, age 63, of Heflin will be Saturdayat 2

p.m. at Dryden Funeral Home with Revs. Kit Carson and Mac Prichard officiating.

Burial will be in Cleburne Memorial Gardens with Masonic rites. Mr. Beersdied

Thursday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Atlanta. Survivors includehis wife,

Jennie S. Beers of Heflin; two daughters, Pamela Tobery of Baltimore, Md.,and

Sheila Awbrey of Franklin, Ga.; a son, E.J. Beers of Franklin; Ga.; threesisters,

Nancy Price of Saugerties,N.Y., Phillis White of Childersburg,and CandaceSpates

of Harpersville; and five grandchildren.. Mr Beers, a Beacon, N.Y., native,lived in

Cleburne County for the past 24 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran who servedin

the Korean War. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 652 in Ranburne and was

reitred from Spruill Sales as a salesman.

COLLIER,

Services for Margaret Head Collier, age 74, of Roanoke, Al will be todayat 11 a.m.

at Quattlebaum Funeral Home With Rev. Tex Ergle officiating. Burial willbe in

Cedarwood Cemetery. Mrs. Collier died Wednesday at her home. Survivors incluke

two daughters, Trudy Freeman of Dadeville and Connie Collier of Cartersville,Ga.;

a brother, John F. Head of Fort Myers, Fla.; and two grandchildren, Connieand

Rich Coe. Mrs Collier a Randolph County native and lifelong resident, workedas a

medical secretary for Dr. Chester Primm. She was a charter member of the

Silhouette Club and a lifetime donor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.She

was a member of First United Methodist Church of Roanoke. She was precededin

death by her husband,Frank Vinson Collier and by a brother, Tom Luther HeadJr.

DANIEL,

Services for John Edward Daniel, age22, of 1000 Smith Road, Weaver, willbe

today at 1 p.m. at Conerstome Church of God with Revx. Michael Cox and Homer

Hulsey officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery with Gray Brown-Servicein

Charge. Mr. Daniel died Wednesday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his parents, Stevie Lee Daniel and Lula T. Daniel, bothof Weaver;

a sister, Barbara T.k Daniel of Weaver; a brother, Stevie Lee Daniel IIIof Weaver,

Al. and his grandparents, John McMichael of Anniston and Margaret L. Hillof

Weaver. Mr. Daniel, a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident, graduatedfrom

Oxford High School in 1994 He worked for Food Outlet in Bynum.

JONES,

Services forCatherine Ramsey Jones, 76, of 465 Tumlin Mill Road, Heflin,will be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Srevice Mortuary with Revs. Wayne Gardner

and Reno Crumley officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs.Jones

died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Paul M Jones Jr.of

Heflin ; a daughter , Scharlotte Gardner of Anniston; two sons, Sherman Ramseyand

Ronald Ramsey, both of Heflin.,a care giver, Carolyn J. Ramsey of Heflin;13

grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren.A

Calhoun County native, Mrs. Jones had lived in Heflin since 1991.She retiredfrom

Regional Medical Center and was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her

husband, Charles O. Ramsey, and a son,Charles D. Ramsey.

JONES,

Services for Cleveland Jones Jr., 66, of 16-4 Brown Ave. Anniston will beSaturday

at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church with Rev. J.E. Merriweather officiating.

Burial will be is Eden Hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge.Mr Jones

died Tuesday at Talladega Health Care Center.

Survivors include his wife, Sarah Jones of Anniston; two daughters, VeraBurks of

Atlanta Ga. and YvonneWilliams of Anniston; three sons; Rowland, Reginaldand

Lawrence Jones all of Anniston, two sisters. Rosetta Hamer Dennis of Bordentown

N.J., and Vera D. Bell of Cleveland,Ohio; a btother, James Whatley of Anniston;11

grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Jones was retired fromInterstate

Roofing Co. and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

MARTIN,

Services for C. Douglas Martin,age 63, of Rock Hill ,formerly of Talladega,will be

Saturday at 4 p.m. at Cauthen Funeral Home with Revs. W. Timothy McClendon

and Linda B. Dunn officiating. Burial will be in Rock Hill Memorial Gardens.Mr.

Martin died Thursday at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte,S.C. Survivors

include his wife, Sue Ann Middlebrooks Martin of Rock Hill; two daughters,

Elizabeth Jean Martin and Lisa Glasgow, both of Durham, N.C.; a son BillMartin of

Morristown, Tenn.; his father, William Martin of Anniston; a sister DorothyHarbiger

of Davenport, Iowa; and four grandchildren. Mr. Martin a Talladega native,was a

retired retail manager with Sears. He served in the U.S. Army during theKorean

Conflict.

MASSEY,

Graveside services for Audress Massey, 76, of Gainesville, Ga., formerlyof

Anniston, Al will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Highland Cemetery with Little-

Davenport Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Massey died Tuesday at Northeast

Georgia Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Thomas H.Massey Jr.of

Gainesville; two sons, Thomas H Massey III of Gainesville and Chuck Masseyof

Knoxville, Tenn.; three brothers, GeneStedham of Anniston, Al. , CarrollStedham of

Pensacola, Fla., and Lynn Stedham of Cocoa, Fla.; and two grandchildren,Courtney

Massey and Chris Massey. Mrs. Massey, a Calhoun County native, was a resident

of Gainesville for the past 42 years. She was a kindergarten teacher at First

Presbyterian Church for many years. She also taught at Joyland Child Development

Center and was the original owner of The Gingerbread House. She was a memberof

First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.

RACKLEY,

Services for Margaret Emma Rackley, 93, of 1020 Alexandria Road, Weaver,Al.

will be Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints withBishop

VeldonJ. Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Four Mile Cemetery with ChapelHill

Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Rackley died Wednesday at her home. Survivors

include three daughters, Martha Elizabeth Hurst and Virginia Mae Tubbs, bothof

Weaver, Al. and Gladys E Nunnally of Saks; six sons, Lewis Hubbard Rackleyof

Oklahoma, Clarence Ernest Rackley of Tuscumbia, John B. Rackley and JirelE.

Rackley, Both of Fresno, Calif., Bill Rackley of Texas and Ray H. Rackleyof

California, a sister, Ethel Dial of Memphis, Tenn.; 35 grandchildren; 81great-

grandchildren, and 38great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Rackley, a Weaver native,

was a resident of Calhoun County for the past 50 years. She was a homemakerand

was preceded in death by her husband, L.K. "Cowboy" Raclkey and a son, Earl

Rackley.

THOMASTON,

Services for Arthur "Y.Z." Thomaston 83, of Lineville will be today at 4p.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home with Rev Braden Morrison officiating. Burial willbe in Pine

Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Thomaston died Wednesday at his home.

Survivors include three sisters, I.V. Miller of Ashland, Ione Pettman ofLanett and

Irene Thomaston of Lineville; and a brother, Edward Thomaston of Lineville.Mr

Thomaston, a Clay County native and lifelong resident, was a farmer and aChristian.

The Anniston Star, Oct. 18, 1997

FLOYD,

services for Queen Ester Floyd,age 92, of Gadsden will be today at 2 p.m.at Perry

Funeral Home with Frank Umphrey officiating. Burial will be in Sand Rock

Cemetery.Mrs. Floyd died Thursday at Northside Nursing Home. Survivors include

three grandchildren: Ray floyd, Debbie Dale and Joan Mancil, ; 10 great-

grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren. Mrs. Floyd, a CherokeeCounty

native, was a homemaker and Baptist, She was preceded in death by her husband,

Ceab Precley Floyd, a son, Ceab Precley Floyd Jr., and an infant daughter,Mary

Floyd.

LAWLER,

Services for James E. "Buck" Lawler of 400 E. 7th St.,Anniston Al. will betoday at

11 a.m. at Pinetucky Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Smith officiatingl Burialis in the

Church cemetery with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mr. Lawler died

Thursday at his home. Survivors include her husband, Addis Brown Lawler of

Anniston; a son, John Lawler of Mobile; a sister, Edna Lawler Clark of Atlanta,Ga.;

two grandchildren: John Parrish Lawler and Phillip Jennings Lawler, bothof Mobile;

and caregiver, Sugene Lawler.

WOODS,

Services for Argulous S. Woods, 71, of Naples, Fla., will be Monday at 11a.m.

Fuller Funeral Home with Rev. Gordon Wendland officiating. Entombment willbe in

Naples Memorial Gardens. Mr. Woods died Friday in Naples. Survivors includehis

wife, Dorothy Woods of Naples; two daughters; Velma Fox and Ruth Papineau,

both of Naples ; two sons: David Jackson of Greenfield, Ohio, and Bill Jacksonof

Naples; five sisters: Evelyn Boles and Edna Faulkner. both of Piedmont, Ellan

Wheeler of Iron City, Emma Jo Roberts of Jacksonville and Eva Mae Woods of

Gadsden; three brothers; Franklin Woods, Percy Aaron Woods and Jack Woods,

all of Piedmont; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Woods,a

Piedmont native, had lived in Naples for the past 30 years. He was retiredfrom

Krehling Industries where he worked for 20 years as a carpenter. He was amember

of Elks Lodge 2010 of Naples and of Goshen United Methodist Church.

POSEY,

Services for Mary Jones Hale Posey, 81, formerly of Piedmont and widow ofAlton Parker

(A.P.) Posey, were Tursday, October 14, 1997, at 2 p.m. at Mickelsen-McGeeFuneral

Home with Rev. Dennis Johnson officiating and assisted by Jonathan Fitxpatrick.Burial

followed in Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Posey died Satruday, October 11, at Riverview

Hospital in Gadsden, Al. Survivors include her sister, Maggie Henson of Gadsdenher niece

and caregiver, Nellie Pauline Wright of Gadsden. several other nieces andnephews, four step

children: Dean Fitzpatrick and Fred M. (Ted) Posey of Piedmont, the lateJack Posey, and

the late John Posey. Mrs Posey had six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren,and two great-

great-grandchildren. Mrs. Posey was from the Gadsden area, but lived in Piedmontover forty

years. and was a member of Nances Creek United Methodist Church.

THE ANNISTON STAR, Oct 19th, 1997

ANDERSON,

Services for Dr. Lewis D. Anderson, 67, of Dauphin Island will be Mondayat 1:30

p.m. at Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Greensboro, with Revs. Richard Hooker

Cobbs and Ellis Wilkins officiatingl Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.Dr

Anderson died Saturday in Mobile. Survivors include his wife, Stella Andersonof

Dauphin Island; two daughters: Evelyn McGehee of Talladega and Lida Cottonof

Mobile; two sons: Lewis Anderson Jr. of Birmingham and Tunstall Andersonof

Memphis, Tenn,; a sister, Evelyn Anderson of Greensboro; a brother, Roland

Anderson of Houston, Texas; his stepmother Mrs. Thomas J. Anderson of

Greensboro; and 10 grandchildren. De. Anderson earned his medical degreefrom

the University of Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S, Navy Reserve MedicalCorps

COOPER,

Services for Robert W. "Bob" Cooper 65, of Norcross, Ga., eill be today at2p.m.

at the First Baptist Church in Lilburn, Ga. with Dr. J. Mike Minnix officiating.

Graceside dervices will follow in Lineville City Cemetery at 5 p.m.with Rev.Jerry

Colquett officiating. Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville is in charge. Mr.Cooper

died Friday at Lakeshore Hospital in Dadeville.Survivors include his wife,Bennie

Lee Cooper of Norcross, Ga.; a daughter, Karen Cooper Smith of Lawrenceville,

Ga.; a son, Bob Cooper Jr. of Lilburn, Ga.; a brother, John Cooper of Comumbus,

Ga.; and a grandchild. Mr. Cooper, a native of Eastman, Ga. was formerlyof

Lineville and for the past several years a resident of Norcross, He was amanager

with Goodyear Truck Tire Center in Conley, Ga., and an active member of theFirst

Baptist Church of Lilburn, Ga.

FORD,

Services for Margie Ruth Ford, 60, of Rt. 1, Cedar Bluff, will be today at3p.m. at

Emmanuel Baptist Church with Revs. Sanford Deberry, Charles Bishop, Jr.,and

Jerry Pike officiating Burial will follow in Barnard Cemetery. Perry FuneralHome is

in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Ford died Friday in a Birmingham Hospital.

Survivors include four daughters: Martha Glenn of Centre, Gail McCulloughand

Connie Burleson both of Cedar Bluff, and Glenda Hartline of Gaylesville;two sons:

Charles Bishop Jr., of Leesburg and Steve Allen Bishop of Cedar Bluff; fivesisters:

Nallie Covington, Mary Lou Hilley and Edith Kilgore, all of Calhoun, Ga.Nellie

Greeen of Centre and Ruby Jean McKinney of Richmond, Va,; three brothers:leon

Covington and James Covington, botho Calhoun, and Robert Covington of Rome,

Ga.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren Mrs. For was a Cherokee

County native. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

GULLAGE,

Graveside services for Myrie Harper Gullage, 80, of Jacksonville will beMonday at

11 a.m. in the Daleville City Cemetery eith the Rev. William Thompson officiating

and Holman-Headland Mortuary,directing. Mrs. Gullage died Friday at the Wessex

House Nursing Facility. Survivors include her son, Larry Gullage of Anniston;and

three grandsons: Ben Gullage, Mike Gullage and Brian Gullage. Mrs. Gullagelived in

the Dothan, Midland City, and Daleville area most of he life before movingto

Jacksonville. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Dothan. Shewas

preceded in death by her husband, Alto Lee Gullage, Jr.

SWADER,

Services for R. B. Swader Jr., 73, of Fort Payne will be Monday at 11 a.,.at Kerby

Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Franklin Waldrop officiating. Burial is inPine

Grove Cemetery in Henagar. Mr. Swader died Saturday in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Swader of Fr. Payne; two daughters: mary

Barrontine and Martha Ragsdale, both of Henagar; two sons: William Swaderof

Weaver and Mike Esloon of Ft. Payne; a sister, Beatrice Malone of Ft. Paynenine

grandchildren and one great-grand child. Mr. Swader owned and poerated agrocery

store in the Blake Community for many years.

THOMPSON,

Services for Howard E. "Gene" Thompson, 59, of Anniston Al.,will be Mondayat 2

p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Revs. Troy Craig and Don Barber

officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Rock Run. Mr.Thompson

died Thursday at home. Survivors include two daughters; Tanice Thorn of Lebanon,

Tenn.,and Teresa Moore of Japan; her monter, Ruby Thompson of Anniston; a

sister, Joyce Shulman of Atlanta, Ga.; five brothers: Marvin and David Thompson,

both of Nashville, Tenn., Marvin,James and Charles all of Anniston;and four

grandchildren. Mr. Thompson was a native and lifelong resident of Anniston.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCT.20,1997

BRYAN,

Services for Clyde Edward Bryan,83, on Lineville are today at 11 a.m. atFirst

United Methodist Church of Lineville with Revs. Dan Keith and James Duke

officiating. Burial will follow in Lineville City Cemetery. Mr Bryan diedSaturday at

the Lineville Nursing Facility. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Bryanof Lineville; a

daughter, Judy Friedman of Atlanta, Ga.;a son,Clyde E Bryan Jr. of Atascadaro,

Calif.; a soster, Virginia Dawson Myhand of West Point, Ga.; and fivegrandchildren.

Mr. Bryan , a native of Tifton, Ga., was a former resident of Texas. He wasa

member of the First United Methodist Church of Lineville and of the Men'sBible

class, in which he served as treasurer.

KENDRICKS,

Services for Izella Nell Hutton Kindricks, 87, of Talladega Al will be Tuesdayat 2

p.m. at Talladega Funeral Home with Revs. Wayne Hester and Hort Parker

officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs.Kendricks

died Saturday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, Omie Turner of Jacksons

Gap; five sons, Thomas Dempsey Dison of Ashland, William Dison Jr. of Phenix

City, Charles Dewitt Dison of Talladega, Charles Edward Kendricks of Columbia

Tenn. and Bobby Lavelle Kendricks of Villa Rica, Ga,;a brother, Hogh Huttonof

Talladega; 14 grandchildren. 29 great-grandchildren 13 great-great-grandchildren;

seven step-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-grandchildren Mrs. Kendricksa Clay

County native, ws a longtime Talladega resident. She was retired from BrightStar

Yarn Mill of Douglasville, Ga., and was a member of Mount Olive Baptise Church.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julia Frances Dison.

NORTHARD,

Services for Harry Northard, 44, of Minneapolis, will be Tursday at 2:30p.m. at

Anniston Funeral Service with Rev. John H. Bradford officiating. Burial willfollow

in Eden Hills Cemetery. Mr. Northard died Oct. 11 in Minneapolis. Survivors

include his wife, Emma Morthard of Anniston; five daughters, Felicia Northardof

Anniston, and Nicole Northard, Tameka Northard, Brittany Northard and Larisha

Northard, all of Minneapolis; two sons, Cedric Northard and Terrance Northard,

both of Anniston; his mother, Dollie Northard of Anniston; two brothers charles

Northard of Snniston and Eugene Northard of Miami, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Mr Northard, formerly of Anniston, was a 1971 graduate of Cobb High School.

PIERCE,

Graveside services for retired Lt. Col. Ira Lee Pierce,84 of 827 WoodlockLane,

Weaver, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Fort McClellan Military Cemetery with

Chaplain Baxter officiating. Lt. Col. Pierce died Thursday at JacksonvilleHospital.

Survivors include two sons, Ronald Lee Pierce of Mobile and Gregory William

Pierce of Weaver; a brother, Nollie Oscar Pierce of Petal, Miss.;threegrandchildren,

one great-grandson. Lt. Col. Pierce, a native of Runnelstown, Miss., retiredfrom the

U.S. Army after 25 years of service including a tour in the South Pacifictheater

during WWII. Ge also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and theMississippi

National Guard.

PRITCHETT,

Graveside services for infant Dylan Bailey Pritchett, of 1252 Leydens MillRoad,

Jacksonville, Al., were Sunday in Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Allen Pock

officiating. The infant died Saturday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude

his parents, Mark and Lisa Pritchett of Jacksonville; a brother, TaylorPritchett;

grandparents, Henry and Eileen Pritchett and Allen and Sandra Pock all of

Jacksonville; and great-grandmothers, Mary Holden and Pearl Bundrum, bothof

Jacksonville, and Ruth Leath of Wellington.

SMITH,

Services for Albert H. Smith Jr.,69, formerly of Anniston, will be Tuesdayat 11

a.,m. at Furst Baptist Church of Charlotte,N.C.. Burial will lollow in Sharon

Memorial Park Cemetery.Mr Smith died Friday in North Carolina. Survivors

include his wife, Sara Anne Smith of Charlotte; a son Dr. David Albert Smithof

Chapel Hill N.C.; a daughter, Sheila Anne Herring of Nadhville Tenn,; asister,Doris

Jean Morrison of Kingsport, Tenn.; and four grandchildren, . Mr. Smith anAnniston

native, served in the U.S. Army with the occupational forces in Japan. Hewas retired

from Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Co. He was an honorary life deacon at First

Baptist Church of Charlotte and belonged to the Gideon Society.

ANNISTON STAR. OCT.21, 1997

CRABTREE,

Services for Mattie Jo Lane Crabtree, 66, of Fort Payne will be Tuesday at2 p.m. at

Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Walworth officiating.Burial will be inTucker's

Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Crabtree died Sunday in a Rome, Gal hospital. Survivors

include two sons, Steven Crabtree of Roanoke and Gregory Crabtree of Union

Grove; three sosters, Helen McMichen and Barbara Hufstetler, both of CedarBluff,

and Mary Ruth Walworth of Fort Payne; two brothers, D.B. Lane of Fort Payneand

Sonny Lane of Sylacauga; and five grandchildren. Mrs. Crabtree, a Cherokee

County native, was a member of Welcome Hill Baptist Church.

BENTLEY,

Services for Howard J. Bentlley Jr. of 200 Gray St, Oxford, Al.will be Wednesday

at the Frist Baptist Church of Oxford with Rev Ron Ethridge officiating.Burial will

be in Oxford Memorial Gardens.Mr Bentley died Sunday at University Hospitalsin

Birmingham. He was 77.

Survivors include hia wife, Katherine Bentley of Oxford; three daughters,Betty

Bentley Bass of Greenwood, Ind., and Kathy Hall and Margie Craft, both of

Oxford; four sons, Jack Bentley, Winston Bentley and Johnny Bentley, allof Oxford,

and Bo Bentley of Saks; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr.Bentley

was a Baptist

DAVIS,

Services for Marlin Arton Davis, 77, of Havana, Fla., will be today at 2p.m. at

Miller Funeral Home in Oxford with Dr. Carl Garnett and Rev. Thomas Clay

officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. Mr. Davis died Thursdayin

Havana. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Davis of Havona; seven sons, J.B. Davis,

Aaron Davis and Mike Davis, both of Jacksonville, Kenneth Davis of

Cartersville,Ga. Larry Davis and Junior Davis, Both of White Plains, andJerry Davis

of Heflin; his mother, Flora Davis; five sisters; two brothers, 15 grandchildrenand

16great-grandchildren Mr. Davis, a Calhoun County native, was a member ofTrinity

Baptist Church in Bainbridge, Ga.

DONEHOO,

Ida Lynn Boozer Donehoo, 72, of 9200 Mudd St,,Ohatchee, died Saturday at

Regional Medical Center. K.L, Brown Funeral Home & Crematory handled

arrangements, which will include the burial of Ms. Donehoo's cremated remainsin

Vincent's Cemetery in Ohatchee. Survivors include an aunt; Clara F Propstof

Ohatchee; an uncle, T.W. Foster of Gadsden; a niece, Paula Prestwood; two

nephews, David B Boozer and Jimmy Davis; and several cousins.

GLOSSON-ZINN,

Services for Gerri Lynn Glosson-zinn, 44, of 274 Kirby Lane, Wellington,Al.,will be

Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Phillip Ellen

officiating. Mrs. Glosson-Zinn died Sunday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband, Michael K. Zinn of Wellington; Her parents,John F.

Glosson and Jackie W. Glosson of Wellington; a sister, Vickie Kay GlossonStewart

of Ashville; and a brother John F. Glosson Jr. of Anniston, Al. A LaGrange,Ga.,

native, Mrs Glosson-Zinn was a 1971 graduate of Jacksonville State Universitywith

an art degree. She was an elementary school teacher.

HOWELL,

Services for Willie Mae Howell, 69, of 126 Riddle Road, Talladega, Al. willbe

today at 1p.m. at Kelly Springs Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. L.L.Jacobs

officiating. Burial will be in Cave Springs Cemetery, Lincoln,Al.,with Terry's

Metropolitan Mortuary in charge. Mrs. Howell died Oct 14, at Talladega Healthe

Care Center. Survivors include three daughters, Katherine Pope of Talladega,

Dorothy Carter of Rochester , N.Y., and Nellie Mae Bruno of Alabogardo,

N.M.;four sons, Calvin Howell, James Howell and Wayne Howell, all of Talladega,

and Frank Howell Jr. of Chicago; nine sisters, Edna Jenkins of Charlotte,N.C.,

Daphne Williams of Rome, Ga.,Sandra Thomas, Rhonda Raylor, Clarissa Truss,

Tina Evernell Crochran and Cynthia Miller, all of Talladega, and Ida MaeBryant of

Birmingham; five brothers, Lee Truss, Larry Truss and Danny Truss, all ofTalladega,

Lonnie Truss of Washington D.C., and Charles Truss of Detroit; 31grandchildren57

great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Howell was a member

of Greater Ebinezer Baptist Church and was the proprietor of Howell's Grocery

Store for nearly 40 years.

RINGER,

Services for Raleigh Marshall Ringer, 86, of Cedar Bluff will be Wednesdayat 1 p.m. at

Perry Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Johnston and Rev. John Tucker officiating.Burial will

be in the Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr Ringer died Monday at Cherokee BaptistMedical

Center. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Hartline Ringer of Ceday Bluff;a daughter,

Mariam Miller of Anniston, Al.; and two grandchildren, Matt and Meg Miller.Mr. Ringer, a

Cherokee County native, was a retired game warden and a member of Cedar BluffUnited

Methodist Church.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCT. 22, 1997

OBITUARIES

BRYANT,

Services for Mildred Hammock, 89, of Heflin will be today at 2 p.m. at HappyHill

Baptist Church with Revs. C.K. Abner, Horace Merrill and Ralph Lipscomb

officiating. Burial is in the adjoining cemetery with Dryden Funeral Homein charge.

Mrs Bryant died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include sixdaughter:

Peggy Wisener, Frances Blair, Lucy Junior, Claudette Whatley,and Laura Spears,all

of Hefiln, and Annette Vice of Oxford; four sons: Charlie, Billy ,Jason andTony

Bryant ,all of Heflin; a sister, Mable Owen of Chickasaw; 30 grandchildren;and 15

great-grandchildren

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Mrs. Bryant, a Georgia native, was a Heflin resident most of her life. Shewas

preceded in death by her husband, Jason Bryant. Mrs Bryant had benn the oldest

member of Happy Hill Baptist Church.

MOSS,

Services for Ozzie C. Moss, 85, of 1407 Cobb Ave., Anniston, Al. will beThursday

at 2 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church with Rev. Richard Donohoe officiating.Burial

will be in Philadelphia, Pa., with Anniston Funeral Services in charge. Ms.Moss died

Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a niece, Naurrese Phillipsof

Anniston; and two nephews: John Reid of Anniston and Nathaniel Boggs of

Montgomery; and several grandnieces and grandnephews. Ms. Moss was a longtime

Philadelphia resident.

MAYO,

Services for Diane Mayo,39, of 1519 Bancroft Ave., Anniston ,Al. will beThursday

at 1 p.m. at Anniston Fureral Services with Rev. James Tarrance officiating.Burial is

in Hobson City Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Mayo died Friday in Calhoun County.

Survivors include her huaband, Andrew Mayo of Dayton, Ohio ;a daughter, Chrystal

Carr of Anniston; a son Laveacaio of Anniston, Al., her mother and step-fatherKatie

and Arthur Wright of Anniston; four sisters; Tina Tarrant, Deborah Jacobs,

Jacqueline Bowie, Ventra Bowie, all of Anniston; a brother; Clarence Jacksonof

Atlanta Ga. Mrs. Mayo graduated from Anniston High School in 1976 and wasa

member on Greater Calvary Baptist Church.

PEARSON,

Julia R. "Judy" Pearson, 66, of Cool Springs died Friday at Wedowee Hospital.

Benefirld Funeral Home of Wedowee handled arrangements. Survivors includetwo

daughters: Kay Pearson and Mary Roberts, both of Cool Springs; a son Woodrow

"Woody" Baxter; seven step-children: John Pearson and Susan Wintz of Cool

Springs Charles Pearson, Deborah Pearson, Margaret Pearson, Edward Pearson

and Mark Mays, all of Chester, Pa.; 30 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;and

several brothers and sisters. Mrs Pearson, a Woodlyn, Pa., native., livedin Cool

Springs for the past year. She worked as a domestic worker and beverage server.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Pearson.

PYLES,

Services for Fannie Mae Pyles, 88, of 323 S. Leighton Ave., Anniston, Al.willbe Thursday at

11 a.m. at Peter Rock Pure Holiness Church of God with Rev. Alberta Boazmonofficiating.

Burial is in Eden Hills Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service in charge.Mrs. Pyles died

Friday at Stringfellow Hospital. Survivors include three sons: Lorenza Pearsonand Otis

Pearson of Akron, Ohio, Robert Pearson of Anniston, Al.;two sisters: FannieLou Smith of

West Point, Ga.;and Willie Margaret Jackson of Brooklyn,N.Y.; fourstep-daughters: Mamie

Johnson, Ruby Harris and Terrie Taylor, all of Lakeland, Fla., and BettyPylesof North

Carolina; four step-sons: Eugene Pyles, Winston Pyles and Clifford Pyles,all of Lakeland, and

James Pyles of Anniston; 28 grandchildren;and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs.Pyles was a

member of Peter Rock Pure Holiness Church of God.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 23, 1997

OBITUARIES

HESS,

Services for Aaron Atkins Hess, 87, of Longanville, Ga. will be Friday at10 a.m. at

Wages Funeral Home, Snellville Chapel, with Revs. Bill Croley, John Owensand

Jack Bartlett officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. (EST) in Forestlawn Gardensin

Anniston with Alan Hess officiating. Mr.Hess died Wednesday. Survivors include

his wife, Dorothy Hess of Loganville, Ga.; a daughter, Becky Hess ofJacksonville,

Fla.; a son, Alan Hess of Pleasant Grove; a step-daughter, Pam Hathcock of

Stafford, Va.; three step-sons, Hugh McDonald and Robert McDonald, both of

McDonough, Ga., and Charles McDonald of Stone Mountain, Ga.;a sister, Margaret

Hess of Oregon; a brother, Ward Hess of Anniston; three grandchildren; andsix

step-grandchildren. Mr Hess,a Springville native, lived in Anniston for manyyears,

Mr. Hess was a deacon and former music director at First Baptist Church of

Anniston. He was a WWII veteran .

JOHNS,

Services for Tiney Watts Johns, 89, of Talladega will be today at 2 p.m.at Cherry

Street Church of God with Rev Lee Brasher officiating. Burial is in PineHill

Memorial Park with Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Johns died Tuesdayat

Talladega Health Care Center. Survivors include two daughters: ElizabethJosey of

Birmingham,Al. and Betty Johnson of Munford; two sons: T.O. Johns of Austin,Tx

and Ray Johns of Talladega; seven grandchildern and eight great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Johns,a Clay County native, was a member of Cherry Street Church ofGod.

THRIFT,

Services for Mildred Grimes Thrift, 86, of Wadley, Al. will be today at 2p.m. at Mt.

Pisgah Baptist Church with Revs. Randy Anderson and Benny Peacock officiating.

Burial is in Bethany Cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville incharge.

Mrs. Thrift died Wednesday at Russell Hospital in Alexander City. Survivorsinclude

her husband, Raymond Thrift of Wadley. Mrs. Thrift, a Clay County nativeand

lifelong resident, retired from Russell Manufacturing She was a member ofMount

Pisgah Baptist Church.

YOUNG,

Services for James Edward Young Jr., 36, of Guntersville, Al.,were Wednesdayat

Guntersville Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ken Pounder officiating. Burial wasin

Haneys Chapel Cemetery. Mr Young died Saturday at his home. Survivors include

his father and stepmother, James and Gerri Young of Anniston, Al.,his motherand

stepfather, Linda and J.W. Mchaffey; grandparents;John Lay Fr. and VernonYoung;

a daughter, Felicia Mary Linda Young; a son, James Edward Young III; twosisters:

Melinda Joy Brewster and Krist Leanne Martin; and a brother, Stacey Harold

Young.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 24, 1997

OBITUARIES

BUCHANAN,

Services for Charles Graham Buchanan, 73, of Mobile will be Saturday at 11a.m. at

Parker Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Burialis in New

Highland Cemetery with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mr. Buchanan

died Wednesday in Mobile. Survivors include two daughters, Diane Maywhortof

Denver, Colo., and Michele Sneed of Huntsville; his father and step-mother,Charles

Lee and Emma John Buchanan os Anniston; two sisters: Mary Edna "Teeny" Lassiter

and Sara Lee Red, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; four grandchildren a step-child,and

caregiver Carol Williams. Mr. Buchanan grew up in Anniston and in Chattanooga.

He was a Baptist.

CASS,

Services for Dell Taylor Cass,53, of 528 Little Pond Lane, Talladega,Al.will be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at New Maryland Missionary Baptist Church, Alpine, Al.with

Rev Stanley Threatt officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery withTerr's

Metropolitan Mortuary in charge. Mrs. Cass died Monday at Citizens Baptist

Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Monroe Cass Jr. of Talladega;a

son James Caxx of Talladega; eight sisters: Bertha Mae Stockdale, EvelynSwain,

Frances McKenzie and Annie Thornton, all of Talladega, Sally Smokes, Mary

Harvey and Caroline Taylor, all of Plainville,N.J., and Doris Mallory ofGoldsboro,

N.C,; a brother, J.D. Taylor of Talladega; and a grand child, Angelica Crochranof

Talladega. Mrs Cass was a housewife and lifelong member of New Maryland

Missionary Baptist Church.

FIELDS, Services for Ervin Robert Fields, 76, of 6315 Highway 202, Anniston,Al

will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Ed Heptinstall

officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. Mr Fields died Wednesdayin

Riverside. He is survived by his wife, Mary Fields of Anniston, Al.

GREEN,

Services for Angelia Darlene Green, 33, of Alexander City will be today at11 a.m.

at Pleasant Hill Methodist Chrech with Rev. John Luckie officiating. Burialwill be in

the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville in charge.Mrs.

Green died Wednesday. Ssurvivors include her husband, Rodney Green of

Alexander City,Al ; two daughters: Tabitha Bailey of Millerville and TerryAnn Bailey

of Alexander City; a son James Bailey of Alexander City; her parents; Jimmyand

Iris Bailey of Ashland; a sister, Lynn Sanders of Millerville and a brother,James

Bailey of Millerville. Mrs. Green,a Talladega County native, was a formerresident of

Clau County. She had lived in Tallapoosa County for eight years and was amember

of Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.

HICKS,

Services for Noah Hicks,90, of Baton Rouge, La., will be Saturday at 11 a.m.at

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Lamar Hicks officiating. Burial willbe in

Forestlawn Gardens. Mr. Hicks died Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La.

HODGE,

Graveside services for John Henry Hodge, 80 of 722 South Corning St., Anniston,

Al. will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Union Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev.Hugo

Tims officiating. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary is in charge, Mr. Hodge died

Thursday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Alice Hodge of Anniston;a

daughter, Betty Barber of Sylacauga; a son Billy Gene Hodge of Ohatchee;three

sisters: Pearl Butler of Wadley, Lilly Galager of Anniston and May Hicksonof

Jacksonville; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-

grandchild Mr. Hodge, a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident, wasa retired

district manager with the Anniston Star. He was a Baptist.

HUNTER,

Services for Eva Harris Hunter,80, of Birmingham will be Saturday at 12:30p.m. at

Roebuck Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Hunter

died Thursday in Birmingham. Survivors include a daughter, Marie Boyd of

Birmingham; three sisters: Jessie Harper and Elouise Cockrell ,both ofBirmingham,

and Lucile Vincent of Leeds; two brothers, Robert Harris al Adamsville andJ.B.

Harris of Cottondale; two grandchildren: Johnny Centers Jr. and David Centers;and

three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hunter lived in Anniston for 24 years. Shewas a

former member of Greenbrier Road Baptist and Weaver First Baptist Churches.

NORRIS,

Services for Ruby Norris,79, of 1421 Willett St.,Blue Mountian, Al. willbe Saturday

at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Mrs. Norris died Thursday in Anniston.

PARKER,

Services for Renzo Parker ,74, of 905 Bruce St., Hobson City, will be Saturdayat 1

p.m. at Ervin Funeral Chapel with Dr. N.Q. Reynilds officiating. Burial isin Hobson

City Memorial Gardens. Mr. Parker died Tuesday at Veterans Administration

Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include two nieces; Leila Allen ofColumbus,Ohio

and Lena Davis of Anniston; a nephew, J.C. Nix of Knoxville, Tenn.; and agreat-

niece and caregiver, Josephine Allen of Hobson,Al. Mr. Parker was a memberof

Seventeenth Street Baptist Church and served in WWII.

SPIVEY,

Services for N.E. "Nelson" Spivey, 79, of 421 South Allen,Anniston, Al, willbe

Saturday at 3 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev John Nettles officiating.

Burial is in Eden Hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. MrSpivey

died Monday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Kansas Spivey of Anniston;

two daughters: Thelma Lucas and Ella Ridgnal, both of Anniston; two sons:Thimas

Spivey of Cleveland, Ohio, Willie Jackson of Hampton,Va.; a godson Leonard

Hicks;26 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; and threegreat-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Spivey was retired from Draper Manufacturing and a member of Mt. Olive

Baptist Church.

UNDERWOOD,

Services for Jesse James Underwood, 75, of Gadsden Al., will be today at2 p.m. at

Jordan Funeral Home with Rev Dock Tidwill officiating. Burial will be inPine Grove

Cemetery. Mr Underwood died Wednesday at his home. Survivors include his

wife, Ruby Underwood of Gadsden; a daughter, Jo Ann Pervin on Birmingham;

three step-daughters: Mary Parrish and Kathy Parrish, both of Gadsden,andPatsy

Crowe of Belle Glade, Fla.; three sons: Jackie ,Jimmy and Timothy Underwood,all

of Birmingham;three step-sons, Billu Medley of Trion, Ga., Johnny Barberof

Gadsden and Jerry Medley of Talladega; three sisters Inez Williams and Ruth

Doval,both of Weaver, and Bernice Stewart of Blountsville; 34 grandchildrenand

several great-grandchildren Mr. Underwood, a Blountsville native, was a Baptist.

WILSON,

Services for Joe McNeal "Buster" Wilson, 87, of 601 Morgan Ave., Piedmont,Al.,will be

Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ervin Funeral Chapel with Rev Bobby Joe Hall officiatinglBurial will be

in Piedmont Memory Gardens. Mr. Wilson died Monday at Savannah Health CareCenter in

Savannah, Tenn. Survivors include a sister, Thelma Hunt of Piedmont; a brother,William

Wilson of Williansburg, Va.; a step-daughter, Thelma Lett of Cleveland, Ohio,and a step-

granddaughter, Renae Lett. Mr. Wilson was a member of Mt. Pleasant CME Church.He

was retired from Terminal Building Mart in Oxford and Preceded in death byhis wife, Dell

Wilson.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 25, 1997, OBITUARIES

BOOZER,

Services for Nora Irene "Pat" Boozer, 84, of Heflin will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at

Dryden Funeral Home with Rev. Gleen Conner officiating. Burial will be inNew

Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Boozer died Friday at her home. Survivors includea

daughter, Betty Lee of Heflin; a son, Bobby Boozer of Columbus, Miss.; five

grandchildren, Mrs. Boozer, a Missouri native, was a Heflin resident formost of her

life. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Heflin.

CARSON,

Beverly Brown Carson, 78, of 7325 Winwool Drive, Anniston, died Wednesdayat

her home. Her cremated remains will be entombed in the Mausoleum at Forestlawn

Gardens. Survivors include a step-daughter, Carrin Ireland of Sheboygan,Wis.; and

a sister, Elizabeth Ousley of Biloxi, Miss. Mrs. Carson, a Mississippi native,was a

longtime Anniston resident. .

FIELDS,

Services for Ervin Robert Fields,76, of 6315 Alabama 202, Anniston, Al, willbe

Sunday at 3 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Ed Heptinstall

officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. Mr Fields died Wednesdayin

Riverside. Survivors incluke his wife, Mary E. Fields of Anniston; two daughter,

Sylvia Scoggins of Snellville, Ga., and Suellyn Champion of Riverside; two

stepdaughters, Dianne Ingram of Oxford and Sera Smith of West Palm Beach,Fla.;

a stepson, William E. Ingram of Sussex, N.J.,; a sister, Lillian Farriorof Letochtchee;

and 12 grandchildren. A Walker County native, Mr. Fields had lived in Calhoun

County most of hes life. He was retired from Anniston Army Depot, a WWII

veteran He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church.

GRESHAM,

Services for Billie E. Gresham, 68, of Tunnell Hill, Ga., formerly of Piedmont,will be

Monday at 11 a.m. at Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memory

Gardens in Calhoun, Ga. Mrs. Gresham, a Piedmont native, had lived in Michigan

most of her life, She had lived in Tunnell Hill for the past four years andwas retired

from General Motors with 20 years of service. Mrs. Gresham was preceded indeath

by her husband, James B. Gresham

HICKS,

Services for Noah Hicks, 90, of Baton Rouge will be today at 11 a.m. at Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev Lamar Hicks officiating. Burial will be in

Forestlawn Gardens. Mr. Hicks died Wednesday in Baton Rouge, La. Survivors

include hes wife, Jessie Hacks of Baton Rouge; two daughters, Linda Griggsand

Folra Crabtree, both of Baton Rouge; two sons, Phillip Hicks of Baton Rougeand

Chuck Gilmer of Dadeville; two sisters, Vinice Crump of Anniston and Delores

McGlathery of Gadsden; 13 grandchildren 13great-grandchildren and three great-

great-grandchildren.A Cherokee County native, Mr. Hicks lived in CalhounCounty

most of hes life. He had lived in Baton Rouge for the past two years andwas retired

from U.S. Pipe in Anniston. He was a WWII vereran and a member of the Wordof

Life Tabernacle in Anniston.

HUBBARD,

Services for Orbie Ray Hubbard, 70, of Ashland, Al. will be today at 1 p.m.atUsrey

Funeral Home with Rev. John Lickie officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem

Cemetery in Munford, Al. Mr Hubbard died Thursday at Clay County Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Flora Mae Hubbard oa Ashland; three sons, HerbertRay

and Terry Lynn Hubbard of Ashland and John Allen Hubbard of Sylacauga; asister,

Ruth H Brown of Munford; and three grandchildern. Mr. Hubbard, a Talladega

County native, had lived in Ashland for the past 23 years. He was a veteranof

WWII. He was a Methodist and worked for the U.S. Forestry Service.

JOHNSON,

Services for Gregory Todd "Butch" Johnson,33 of Talladega will be Sundayat 3:30

p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home with Revs Harold Banister and Danny Banister

officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Mr. Johnson died Thursday.

Survivors include a son, Colton Gage Johnson of Sylacauga; his mother, NellieRuth

Brewer of Talladega; his stepfather, Billy R.Brewer of Talladega; two brothers,

Kenneth Wayne Johnson of Talladega and Truman Lamar Johnson of MUnford; and

a step-brother, Tommy Ray Brewer of Talladega. Mr. Johnson was a Talladega

native and lifelong resident.

JONES,

Services for Sidney Earl Jones,74, of Talladega will be Monday at 1 p.m.at Usrey

Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Scott officiating. Burial will be in Oak HillCemetery.

Mr. Jones died Friday at Baptist Medical Center Montclair. Survivors includea

daughter, Susan J. Henley of Peachtree City, Ga.; two stepdaughters, LucretiaHurst

of Talladega and Amelis Scott of Columbus, Ga.;two stepsons, David Turnerof

Montgomery and John Turner of Winston-Salem, N.C.; 13 grandchildren and five

great-grandchildren. Mr. Jones, a Talladega native and lifelong resident,was a

Baptist. He was a WWII veteran . He was preceded in death by his wife, MaryM.

Jones.

MONCUS,

Graveside services for William Fred Moncus, 65, of Lineville, Al., will beSunday at

2 p.m. at Clay County Memory Gardens with Rev. Richie Farrow officiatingand

Benefield Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Moncus died Friday at Baptist Medical

Center Montclair in Birmingham. Survivors include his wife, Mary CharlotteMoncus

of Lineville; two daughters, Diane Hunter of Alexander City and Cindy Stewartof

Woodland; a son,Jerry Moncus of West Palm Beach, Fla.; four sisters, IlaCaldwell,

Faye Farris and Jan Farrow all of Cragford, and Jeannie Bassett of Columbus,Ba.; a

brother, Jimmy Moncus of Cragford; and four grandchildren, Brian Stewart,

Matthew Stewart, Shanna Hunter and Jeanna Hunter. Mr Moncus, a Clay County

native, was a former resident of Columbus, Ga. He was retired from the U.S.Army

and was a truck driver and a Baptist.

MATHEWS,

Funeral service for Jake Barnet Mathews,75, of Oxford will be Sunday at 2p.m. at

First Baptist Church of Talladega. A graveside dervice will follow in OakHill

Cemetery. Mr. Mathews, died Wednesday at his home.Mr. Mathews is survivedby

his wife, Eliva V. Mathews; two sons, Jake Barnet Mathews Jr. of Chulafinneeand

David Phillip Nathews of Decatur; a sister, Ruth Mathews Postell of Birmingham;

two brothers, Albert Sidney Mathews Jr. of Anniston and Allen Mathews ofDothan;

and four grandchildren.

NORRIS,

Services for Ruby Norris, 79, of 1421 Willett St. Blue Mountain, Al willbe today at

11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Reaves and Rev Dr.Garry

Ragsdale officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Norrisdied

Thursday at 5305 Saks Road, Anniston. Survivors include a daughter, Jo

Huddleston of Anniston; a son Wayne Norris of Anniston; her mother, LillieNaugher

of Anniston; three sisters, Lizzie Goode and Margaret Montgomery, both of

Ohatchee, and Sadie Burgess of Anniston, six grandchildren, and eight great-

grandchildren. Mrs Norris, a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident,was a

homemaker and a member of Saks Baptist Church.

NUNNALLY,

Services for Joyce Luree Nunnally, 57, of Talladega, Al. will be today at2:30 p.m.

at Hepzibah Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Hagen officiating. Burial willbe in the

adjoining Cemetery with Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Nunnally died

Tuesday at Brookwood Medical Center. Survivors include two daughters, Dorothy

Faircloth of Talladega and Shirley Holmes of Wynne, Ark.; a son, David Nunnallyof

Talladega; two brothers, Alvin Jones, and Henry Jones, both of Talladega;seven

grandchildren and three great-grandchildren Mrs. Nunnally, a Talladega nativeand

lifelong resident, was a member of Hepzibah Baptist Church and was a former

employee of Palm Beach Co.

SPRAYBERRY,

Services for Clayton E. "Jack" Sprayberry, 82 of 1326 Johnston Dr., Anniston,AL.,

will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. DonPhillips

officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens, Mr. Sprayberry died Fridayat

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Ragland Sprayberry

of Anniston; a daughter, Brenda S. Young of Spartanburg, S. C.; a son, DonaldC.

Sprayberry of Anniston; Three grandchildren, Douglas Young Jr., Daryl Youngand

David Young. Mr. Sprayberry, a Clay County native, was a Calhoun County

resident since 1937 He was a member of Wilmer Avinue Baptist Church He was

preceded in death by his brother, William "Mack"Sprayberry.

WILSON,

Services for Joe McNeal "Buster" Wilson of 601 Morgan Ave., Piedmont, willbe today at 1

p.m. at Mt Pleasant CME Church with Rev. Bobby Joe Hall Sr. officiating.Burial will be in

Piedmont Memory Gardens with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Wilson diedMonday

at Savannah Health Care Center in Savannah, Tenn. Survivors include a sister,Thelma Hunt

of Piedmont; a brother, Wulliam Edward Wilson of Williamsburg, Va.; astepdaughter,

Thelma Lett of Cleveland, Ohio; and a step-granddaughter, Renae Lett. Mr.Wilson was a

member of Mt. Pleasant CME Church and retired from Terminal Building Martin Oxford, He

Was preceded in death by his wife, Dell Wilson.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 26, 1997

OBITUARIES

DANIEL,

Services for Bobby Lynn Daniel, 41, of Heflin will be Monday at 11 a.m. atDrydan

Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Stanley Smith and Frank Burson officiating,Burial

will be in Pinetudky Cemetery. Mr Daniel died Friday at Regional MedicalCenter.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy Daniel of Heflin; a son,Christopher Danielof

Heflin; two daugthers: Samantha Daniel and Crystal Daniel of Heflin; andmother,

Bobbie Jean Daniel of Heflin. Mr. Daniel, a native of Georgia, was a residentof

Cleburne County most of his life. He was a member of Pinetucky Baptist Church.

FINCHER,

Services for Lessie Louise Fincher, 90, of Pell City will be Monday at 2p.m. at

Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel of Pell City, Al.with Revs. Wayne Taylor,Thomas

Jacobs, Gerald Clark and Paul Lett officiating. Burial will be in BranchvilleCemetery

in Branchville. Mrs.Fincher died Friday. Survivors include three daughters:Wenona

Green, Nellie Shirley, and Linda Ball, all of Pell City, Al.three sons: LeeFincher of

Lonview, Tx., Ferrell Fincher of Vandiver, and Re. Louie Fincher of May'sBend;

19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildrenMrs.

Fincher, a native of Ackmar,was a lifelong resident of Pell City. She wasa member

of Harvest Center Church of God.

LEE,

Services for Doris Beard Lee,77, of Ft.Walton Beach Fla.,are today at 2 p.m.at

Usrey Brown Funeral Home in Talladega with Rev J.C. officiating. Burial willfollow

in Pine Hill Memorial Park. Mrs. Lee died Thursday at her home. Survivorsinclude

a daughter, Delores Garner of Baton Rouge, La.; a son, James Lee of Ft. Walton

Beach; a sister, Katherine Bonds of Anniston and three grandchildren. Mrs.Lee, a

native of Talladega County, was a resident of Ft. Walton Beach the past 37years.

MOORE,

Services for Minnie Essie Moore, 94, of 3062 Mt. Gilead Road, Jacksonville,Al.,

will be today at 2 p.m. at Mt Gilead Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Hudson

officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. Mrs. Moore died Fridayat

Jacksonville Hospital . Survivors include seven daughters: Virley Hill ofJacksonville,

Annie Bell Phillips of Anniston, Myrtis McCurley, Ruby Jo Maxwell, LillianGaddy,

Rosie Dean Johnson and Josephine Murphy, all of Jacksonville; two sons; Robert

Leon Moore and Paul Wesley Moore, both of Jacksonville; a sister,Iva Lee

Maxwellof Jacksonville; a brother, Clifford Sweatt of Jackxonville; 50grandchildren;

105 great-grandchildren and 36 great-great- grandchildren. Mrs. Moore, a

Stockton, Ga., native, was a resident of Calhoun County for over 80 years.She was

a member of Mt Gilead Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by daughters;

Barbara Bundrum, Gerline Moore , and sons, Woodrew Macon Woore and Roland

Moore.

WHITE,

Services for Bernice White, 79, of Heflin will be today at 2 p.m. at Ai BaptistChurch

with Revs. Glen Cooper, Donsld Leggett and Clarence Bright officiating. Burialis in

Heflin City Cemetery. Mrs. White died Friday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include two brothers: Albert Wilson of Oxford and Elbert Wilsonof

Jacksonville; and five sisters: Ruth Phillips, Velma Lambert, both of Tallapoosa,Ga.,

Bertha Jackson of trion, Ga., Alama Connell of Heflin and Eleanor Sudduthof

Waco, Ga. Mrs. White, a native of Georgia, was a resident of Heflin mostof her

life. She was a member of Ai Baptist Church. She was preceded in death byher

husband, Coy White.

YARBROUGH,

Services for Lela Sue Tidwell Yarbrough, 64, of McDonough,Ga., will be Mondayat 22 a.m.

at Haisten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Pete Crifasi officiating, Burialwill be in Eastlawn

Memorial Gardens. Mrs Yarbrough died Saturday at Healthfield Hospice in Ga.Survivors

include a daughter, Patsy Frankie of McDonough; four sons: Jeff Yarbroughof

Stockgridge,Ga.;Ronnie Yarbrough of Dacula, Ga., Randy Yarbrough of Rex,Ga., and

Rodney Yarbrough of Morrow; five sisters: Helen Lindsley of Pennsylvania;Deane Kellum of

Oxford and Glenda Carter, Valeria Yates, and Lila Mapp, all of Ashland; threebrothers:

Talmadge Tidwell of Anniston, Eldridge Tidwell of Washington, and MancelTidwell of New

York; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandsons. Mrs. Yarbrough was a formerresident of

Oxford. She was a member of the Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses on Morrow.

THE ANNISTON STAR OCTOBER 27, 1997 OBITUARIES

CLAYTON, Services for Douglas Calyton, 62, of 1615 Mulberry Avenue,

Anniston, Al., will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Churchwith

Rev. W. S. Fields officiating. Burial will be at Miller Cemetery in SilverRun with

Anniston Funeral Service is in charge. Mr. Clayton died Wednesday at Carraway

Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Al.. Survivors include a son, Greg Millerof

Oxford; a stepdaughter, Maudie English Miller of Hobson City; two sisters,Roberta

Henord of Bynum and Mary Littlejohn of Anniston;; three brothers, Lee D.Young of

Oxford, Ariis Clayton of Hobson City, and James Haynes of Talladega; three

grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and care-giver, Catherine Ervin ofAnniston.

Mr. Clayton was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and the Golden

Harps men's chorus.

HUNT,

Services for Jay Berman Hunt, 86, of Piedmont will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at

Thompson Funeral Home with Rev Leann Scarbrough officiating. Burial willfollow

at Piedmont Memory Gardens with Masonic graveside rites. Mr. Hunt died Sunday

at Jacjsonville Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Woodard Huntof

Piedmont ; three sons, James Berman Hunt of Montgomery,Anthony Randolph Hunt

of Guntersville, and Stephen Eric Hunt of Piedmont; a sister, Carnaice Smithof

Acworth, Ga.; a brother, Earl Dudley Hunt of Cook Springs; nine grandchildrenand

six great-grandchildren. Mr. Hunt, a resident of Piedmont for the past 48years, and

a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Delta.

JORDAN,

Graveside services for Elizabeth O. Jordan, 72, of Dallas Tx, will be Tuesdayat W

p.m. at Restland Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas. Mrs. Jordan died Sundayin

Texas. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Jordan of Dallas; a son, JimJordan of

San Francicso; a daughter, Melanie Jordan of Sanger, Texas; two brothers,Sonny

Graham of Tallassee, Fla., and Bobby Graham of Atlanta, Ga.; and a sister,Betty

Hirand of Weaver. Mrs Jordan, a Shelby County native, was a secretary inthe oil

and banking business for a number of years.

ST.JOHN,

Services for Ollie C. Bunt St. John, 87, of Ragland, Al , will be Tuesdayat 2 p.m. at

Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Ted St.John officiating. Burial will followin the

church cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Pell City directing. Mrs.St.John

died Sunday. Survivors include three grandchildren, Carol Buchannan, Donna

Thomas and Chris Brent; five great-grandchildren and three primary caregivers,Lois

Hannah, Shirley Echols and Ruth Hitchcock, all of Ragland, She was precededin

death by her son James Bunt. Mrs St. John, a Holly Pond native, was a

longtimeresident of Ragland where she was a homemaker. She was a member of

Macedonia Baptist Church.

WILSON,

Services for Jewel Adams Wilson, 88, of Anniston, Al. will be Wednesday at

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral home in Biloxi, Miss. Burial will be in Biloxi Cemetery.

Mrs. Wilson died at National Health Care in Golden Springs. Survivors includeher

daughter, Nancy Wilson Hathorn of Anniston; two sisters, Mildred A Petersonof

Biloxi and Elenoe A. Rogers of Ocean Springs, Miss.; a brother, James W.Adams

of Ocean Springs; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren She was precededin

death by her husband, Gilbert M Wilson. Mrs Wilson, a native of Water Valley,

Miss., was a longtime resident of Biloxi and was retired from J.C. PenneyCo. She

was a member of Liggett Memorial Methodist Church.

THE ANNISTON STAR OCTOBER 28, 1997, OBITUARIES

ABBOTT,

Services for Benjamin "Benny" Abbott, 74, of 2600 McCoy Ave., Anniston, Al.,will

be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary. Burial will be in

Anniston Memorial Gardens with Rev. Gary Burns and Mark Howell officiating.Mr.

Abbott died Sunday at Veterans Administration Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors

include his wife, Joyce Taylor Abbott of Annistonn; two daughters,, CarleneSue

O'Dell of Anniston and Phoebe Elzona Strange of Guntersville; four grandchildren,

and three great-grandchildren, Mr. Abbott, an Anniston native and lifelongresident,

was retired from Anniston Police Department. He was a veteran of the 11th

Airborne Division during WWII and was a member of the Fraternal Order ofEagles.

DAVIS,

Services for Arbie M. Davis, 86, of Talladega will be today at 11a.,. atTalladega

Funeral Home with Revs. James Barber, Ed Ledlow and J.F. Barber officiatingl

Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr Davis died Sunday at his home. Survivors

include a daughter, Louise McLemore of Talladega; a grandchild,and threegreat-

grandchildren. Mr. Davis, a Chattanooga, Tenn., native, was a longtime Talladega,

Al resident. He was a WWII veteran and a member of First Freewill Baptist

Church. He was reitred from Anniston Army Depot.

DODD,

Services for Tommy Lee "Boot" Dodd, 68, of 54 Abernathy Ave., Jacksonville,Al ,

will be Wednesday at noon at Anniston Funeral Service with Rev. J. Stafford

Rowser officiating. Burial will be in the First Baptist Church of OhatcheeCemetery.

Mr. Dodd died Oct. 22 in Anniston. Survivors include four faughters, GloriaJ.

Dodd of Boston, Lorene Smith of Ohatchee, Mattie F. Stoudemire of Alexandria

and Superior A. Dobbs of Tennessee; ;Two sons, Richard Lee Dodd of Alexandria

and TyroneDodd of Atlanta; Ga. three sisters, Catherine Hundley of Miami,Mamie

Terry of Charlotte, N.C., and Vera Brewster of Atlanta; a brother, WilliamDodd of

Orlando, Fla.; a care giver, Brenda Williams of Anniston; 11 grandchildrenand six

great-grandchildren. Mr. Dodd was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

JORDAN,

Graveside services for Elizabeth Graham Jordan,72, of Dallas Tx. will betoday at 2

p.m. in Restland Memorial Park with Dr. Donald Kanaley officiating and Restland

Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Jordan died Saturday in Dallas, Tx. Survivors

include her husband, Lamar Jordan of Dallas; a daughter, Melanie Jordan ofDallas;

a son, Jimmy Jordan of Los Angeles; a sister, Betty Hirano of Anniston, Al.;and two

brothers, James "Sonny" Graham of Tallahassee, Fla., and George Robert "Bobby"

Graham of Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Jordan, a Shelby County native, was a secretaryin the

oil and banking business for many years.

SEXTON,

Services for Michael Alexander Sexton, 33, of Heflin Baptist Cnurch withRev Phillip

Morris officiatingl Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens with Dryden Funeralhome.

Mr. Sexton died Sunday in Cleburne County. Survivors include his wife, LeighAnn

Sexton of Heflin; a daughter, Georgia Callway Sexton of Heflin; his parents,

Alexander Sexton of Anniston and Virginia Schubert of Harrimon, Tenn.; anda

sister, Angela Sexton Moore of Birmingham. Mr. Sexton, an Anniston nativewas a

Heflin resident for the past four years. He was an Auburn University graduateand

attended Heflin Baptist Church.

WHITTEN,

Services for Porter William Whitten, 86, of 338 Yellow Jacket Lane, Oxford,will be

today at 3 p.m. at Coldwater Baptist Church with Revs. Jacky Morgan,,Lubie

Lipham and David Whitten officiating. Burial will be in Coldwater BaptistCemetery

with Miller Funeral Home in charge Mr. Whitten died Sunday at his home.

Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Whitten of Oxford; two daughters, Agnes

Humphries of Branchpott, N.Y. and Janice Scheitlin of Eastaboga; two sons,Charles

Whitten of Weaver and Jerry Whitten of Blue Mountain; six grandchildren;and five

great-grandchildren. Mr. Whitten, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County,was a

member of Coldwater Baptist Church where he served as a greeter for manyyears.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 29, OBITUARIES

ANDERSON,

Services for Annie Ruth Anderson,80, of Centre, Al., will be Thursday at2 p.m. at

Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Pollard officiating. Burial is in Cherokee

Memory Gardens. Mrs. Anderson died Tuesday at her home. Survivors includea

son, Harvel Anderson of Centre; two brothers: Wilbern Wilson of Rome, Ga.,and

Bradford Wilson of Prattville;a sister, Mary Smith of Rome, Ga., fourgrandchildren

and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Anderson, a Cheokee County native, wasa

member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Donald William Anderson.

ANGLIN,

Services for Daniel Wayne Anglin,33 of Rock Mills will be today at2 p.m.at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Rev. Franklin Foster officiating. Burial isin Knight

Cemetery. Mr. Anglin died Monday at his home. Survivors include two sons:

Danny Wayne Anglin Jr. of Rock Mills and Anthony Anglin of Atlanta; his parents;

James nad Catherine Anglin of Rock Mills; his grandmother, Mattie Sue Watsonof

Roanoke; and two brothers; Donnie Anglin of Atlanta and Johnny Anglin ofRock

Mills. Mr. Anglin was a former Altanta resident and painter with James Watson

Painting.

BODENHEIMER,

Memorial services for Elias M. "Buddy" Bodenheimer of Anniston ,Al.,willbe

Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Temple Beth-El with Rabbi Fred RAskin officiating.Mr

Bodenheimer died Tuesday morning at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical

Center. At his request, his body was donated to UAB Medical School. Survivors

include his wife, Ruth Bodenheimer; four children; Jeanne Hollingsworth andLucile

Bodenheimer, both of Anniston, Elise Bodenheimer of Birmingham and Jacob

Bodenheimer of Atlanta; a sister, Bertha Omega Feldman of Shreveport, La.;and

two grandchildren. Born in Shreveport, Mr. Bodenheimer had lived in Anniston

since1954, He was a WWII veteran, he retired in1981as an officer and directorof

Classe Ribbon Co.

BORDERS,

Services for Orville Walter "Bud" Borders, 64, of Lithia Springs, Ga., formerlyof

Anniston, will be Thursday at 11a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Martuary withRevs.

John Anderson and Dwayne Borders officiating. Burial is in Anniston Memorial

Gardens. Mr Borders died Monday at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Survivors include

his wife, Ina Burke Borders of Lithia Springs; his mother, Ira Borders ofBlue

Mountain, Al., a sister, Merlene Jennings of Blue Mountain; and an brother,Kenneth

Borders of Saks. Mr Borders, a Calhoun County native, moved to Lithia Springsin

1972. He reiired from Glovers Machine Works of Marietta, Ga. He was a Korean

conflict veteran and a member ofMt. Carmel Church of God.

CARPENTER,

Services for Catherine Griffin Carpenter, 67, of Lineville will be todayat 2 p.m. at

First United Methodist Church in Lineville with Revs. Dan Keith and ZenusWindsor

officiating. Burial will be in Lineville City Cemetery with Benefield FuneralHome in

charge. Mrs. Carpenter died Monday at Baptist Montclair Hospital in Birmingham.

Survivors include her husband, Charles William Carpenter of Lineville; threesons:

Woodie Dean of Madison, William Dean and John Griffin Dean, both of Lineville;a

step-son, Bill Carpenter of Birmingham; four brothers , J.L. Griffin ofCrestview,

Fla., Jack Griffin of San Diego, Cal., Hassell Griffin of Ozark and FrankGriffin of

Birmingham; and eight grand children. Mrs Carpenter, a Clay County nativeand

lifelong resident, was retired from GTE Telephone Co. as an engineering clerk.She

was a member of First United Methodist Churchand a secretary of the Lineville

Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

CHATMAN,

Services for Donnie Lee Chatman,59, of Alpine will be Thursday at 1 p.m.at Bethel

Baptist Church with Revs. George Armstrong, David Hendrix and Jerome Lawson

officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Terry's Metropolitan

Mortuary in charge. Mrs. Chatman died Friday at Baptist Medical Center-Montclair

in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, John Chatman Jr of Alpine;three

daughters: Gwendolyn Grace, Sandra Billingsley and Leslie Cahtman, all ofAlpine;

four sons: John Chatman of Chicago, James Chatman, Danny Chatman and Dennis

Chatman, all of Alpine; a sister, Lela Mae Herring of Pratt City; six brothers,L.C.

Gilbert, Joe Tanner, Johnny Tanner, Billy Tanner and Larry Tanner all ofAlpine and

Jimmie Herring of Birmingham; and 14 grandchildren.

DATES,

Graveside dervices for infant Jaleah Sade Dates of Talladega will be todayat 2 p.m.

at Bethel Church Cemetery in Alpine with Rev. George Ar,strong officiatinglTerry's

Metropolitan Mortuary will be in charge. The infant died Tuesday at CitizensBaptist

Medical Center. Survivors include her mother, Angela Dates of Talladega;a sister,

Jennifer Dates of Talladega; and her grandparents: Matthew and Lillian Dates,Henry

and Viola Twymon and Viola Dates, all of Talladega.

FOX,

Memorial services for Clara Emery Fox,77, of 1309 Montevallo Road, Weaver,

will be Saturday at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 225NisbetLake

Road, Jacksonville, with George Boboian officiating. Mrs. Fox died Saturdayat her

home. Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Fox of Weaver; a son, Joseph Foxof

Anniston; two sisters; Catherine Robinson of Twin Falla,Idaho, and MableEdmons

of Lakewood, Calif.; a brother, Elmer Emery of Los Angeles, Calif. and three

grandchildren. Mrs. Fox a Washington native, lived most of her life in Idahoand

Calif. She was a Weaver resident for the past 15 years. She was precededin death

by her husband, Leroy Fox and her son, Jerald Fox.

JENNINGS,

Graveside services for Edna Denkins-Jennings, 87, of 500 Leighton Ave., Anniston,

will be Thursday at Edgemint Cemetery with Rev. James Cohorn officiating.Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary is in charbe Mrs Jennings died Wednesday at Regional

Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, Bill Denkins of Anniston andLamar

Denkins of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; astep-

daughter, Doris Stephens of Portland, Ore. Mrs. Jennings, a lifeelong Anniston

resident was a member of Ruhama Baptist Church.

KAYLOR,

Services for Willie Beason Kaylor, 85, of Ranburne will be Thursday at 11a.m. at

Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Cal Ledbetter officiating. Burial is in theadjoining

cemetery with Dryden Funeral Home of Ranburne in charge. Mrs. Kaylor, a

Cleburne County native, had lived in Randolph County for 60 years beforereturning

to Ranburne in 1980. She was a Shiloh Baptist Church member and retired from

Warren Sewell Clothing Co. with 34 years service.

McGREW,

Services for Cecile M. McGrew, 86, of 4705 Chocclolcco Road, Anniston, willbe

Friday at 10 a.m. at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pensacola, Fla., withRev.

Michael Cherup officiating. Burial is in St. Johns Cemetery with Chapel HillFuneral

Home in charge. Mrs. McGrew died Monday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include a daughter, Judy Beam of Anniston; a son, Cahrles "Chudk"

McGrew of Anniston; a step-son, Dr. Richard McGrew of Pensacola; two sisters;

Nell Frey and Jene Vieve Bizzell both of Pensacola; two brothers Leo Kuesterof

Gulf Breeze, Fla., and M.T. Kuester of Birmingham; three grandchildren; anda freat-

grandchild. Mrs. McGrew, a Pensacola native, was an Anniston resident forthe past

three month. She was a former member of Pensacola Civitan No.25 and a member

of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. She was preceded in death by herhusband,

Richard McGrew.

MONCUS,

Services for Mary Charlotte Moncus, 64, of Lineville will be today at 4 p.m.at

Benefield Funeral Home with Revs. Richie Farrow and Zenus Windsor officiating.

Burial is in Caly County Memory Gardens. Mrs Moncus died Monday at Clay

County Hospital. Survivors include two daughters; Diane Hunter of AlexanderCity

and Cindy Stewart of Woodland; a son Jerry Moncus of West Palm Beach, Fla.;

two brothers; Wilburn Prickett Jr. and Paaschual Puichett, both of Valley;four

grandchildren; Mrs. Moncus, a Tallapoosa County native, was a former residentof

Columbus, Ga. and a Baptist.

STEPHENS,

Services for Clellon L.B. Stephens, 62 of 72 County Road 821, Heflin, willbe

Thursday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Caldwell

officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapelof

Anniston in charge. Mr. Stephens died Monday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Stephens of Heflin; four daughters; LindaMadden of

Arlington, Tx Bridget Pope and Bersheba Austin, both of Heflin and BenitaWilliams

of Ashville; his mother, Velma Stephens of Heflin; six sisters; Claudie Parkerof

Eastaboga, Chriatine Smith of Birmingham, Minnie Dunn of Detroit, Agnes Aklesof

Delta, Joyce Stephens of Heflin and Irene Lindsey of East Pointe, Ga.; three

brothers; Clifford Stephens, James Stephens and Walter Stephens all of Heflin;and

five grandchildren. Mr Stephens was an Army veteran and reitred from Cleburne

County Hospital and Nursing Home after 36 years of service.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 30, 1997 OBITUARIES

CARVER,

Services for Charles Ray Carver, 61, of 2002 Canterbury Square, Anniston,will be Friday at

1 p.m. at Forestlawn Mausoleum Chapel with Revs. Buddy Champion and CharlesBrown,

Father Bryan Hatchee and Rick Branch officiating. Entombment will be in themausoleum with

Gray Brown-Service in charge. Mr. Carver died Wednesday at Regional MedicalCenter.

Survivors include his wife, Eva N. Carver of Anniston; two daughters, KathyJane Bryan of

Decatur and Theresa Ann Hudson of Fairfax, Va.; a sister, Jane Williams ofBaton Rouge,

La.; a brother, O.D. Carver of Montgomery; and three grandchildren. Mr. Carver,a

Montgomery native, was a resident of Anniston for the past 19 years. He wasa member of

Irondale Baptist Church.

COSPER,

Graveside services for Joseph Louis "Jack" Cosper, 86, of 15 Pokono Dr.,Ohatchee, will be

Friday at 11 a.m. at Ohatchee First Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. JoeJones officiating.

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mr Cosper died Tuesday athis home.

Survivors include a daughter, Jacquelyn Sharon Truitt of Houston; three sons,James Ray

Cosper of Weaver, Jimmy L. Cosper and Billy J. Cosper both of Ohatchee; eight

grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. Cosper, a Randolph County native,was a

resident of Calhoun County most of his life. He was a member of OhatcheeUnited Methodist

Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Iris Cosper.

FREEMAN,

Services for Iva Eunice Freeman, 81, of 166 Priebes Mill Road, Oxford, willbe Friday at 2

p.m. at Coldwater Baptist Church with Revs. Jacky Morgan and Lubie Liphamand Dr. Bryan

Freeman officiating. Burial will be in adjoining cemetery with Miller FuneralHome in charge.

Mrs. Freeman diedTuesday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, JoanHowell of

Oxford; two step-daughters, Myra Deffenbaugh of Anniston and Demris Starrof Oxford;

three sons, Cecil Freeman and Donald Freeman, both of Oxford, and Doug Freemanof

Leeds; a sister, Johnnie Whitter of Oxford; two stepsisters, Jean Donohueof Enterprise and

Gladys Owen of Elba; a stepbrother, Charles Chandler of Georgia; 13 grandchildrenand 18

great-grandchildren. Mrs. Freeman, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County,was a longtime

member of Coldwater Baptist Church and served as Sunday school teacher formany years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W.D. "Dub" Freeman, and by a daughter,

Carolyn Faye Freeman.

INGRAM,

Graveside services for Dennis Wayne Ingram, 58, of 330 Pace St., Oxford,will be Friday at

2 p.m. at Oxford Memorial Gardens with Ed Smith officiating. Miller FunerlaHome will be in

charge. Mr. Ingram died Tuesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivorsinclude four

Daughters, Angela Thompson of Gadsden, Brenda Taylor of Arkansas, AnnetteWord of

Piedmont and Vickey Bilbray of Louisiana; three sons, Dennis Ingram ofJacksonville, Sean

Ingram of Louisiana and James Whitlock of Oxford; a sister, Connie Robertsonof Oxford;

two brothers, Ferrell Ingram of Oxford and Tim Ingram of DeArmanville; 10grandchildren.

Mr. Ingram was a lifelong resident of Oxford.

JENNINGS,

Graveside services for Edna Denkins-Jennings, 87, of 500 Leighton Ave.,Anniston,will be

today at 1 p.m. at Edgemont Cemetery with Rev. James Cohorn officiating.Gray Brown-

Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mrs. Jennings died Wednesday at RegionalMedical

Center.

LOVVORN,

Services for Pearl Edtelle Scogin Lovvorn, 90, of Roanoke will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at

Calvary Baptist Church with Revs. Rickey Emory and Chris Mitchell officiating.Burial will be

in Randolph Memory Gardens in Roanoke. Benefield Funeral Home of Wedoweewill be in

charge. Mrs. Lovvorn died Tuesday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors includefour sons,

John D. Lovvorn of Brunswick, Ga., William "Boots" Lovvorn of Anniston, DwightS.

Lovvorn of Peoria, Ill., and C. Wendell Lovvorn of LaGrange, Ga.; 12grandchildren; 24

great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Lovvorn, a WinstonCounty native,

was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church where she taught Sunday schoolfor many

years. She was a homemaker.

MARBUT,

Services for Eunice H. Marbut, 85, of 311 2nd St., Jacksonville, will beFriday at 11 a.m. at

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville with Rev. John Holloway officiating.Burial will be in

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with K. L. Brown Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Marbutdied

Tuesday in Cullman. Survivors include three faughters, Helen Jane Vayda ofDestin, Fla.,

Patricia Gail Pitzing of Cullman and Pamela Sue Marbut of Tuscaloosa; twosons, Cecil Lloyd

Marbut and Gary Michael Marbut, both of Jacksonville; two sisters, ClaraLongtin of Wichita,

Kansas, and Vista Broadwell of Riverside; 12 grandchildren, and 13great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Marbut was a Jacksonville resident since 1954. She was a member of FirstBaptist

Church where she was a member of the Keenagers and the Jane Self Sunday SchoolClass.

She owned and operated the Gamecock Restaurant and the Rocket Crive Inn formore than

40 years.

THE ANNISTON STAR, OCTOBER 31, 1997 OBITUARIES

BENEFIELD,

Services for Ella Mae Benefield, 66, of Vincent will be Saturday at 2 p.m.at Coosa

Balley Baptist Church with Rev. W.J. Posey officiating. Burial will be inthe adjoining

cemetery. Sims Funeral Services will be in charge. Mrs. Benefield died Tuesdayat

Talladega Healthcare Center. Survivors include her husband, George Benefieldof

Vincent; a daughter, Mary Curry of Alpine; two sons, Rev. Andrew Davis ofVincent

and Enos C. O'Neal of Harperville; a goddaughter, Annis Davis of C=Vincent;a

godson, Melvin Jordan of Lake Charles, La.; three brothers, Jomes O'Nealof

Vincent, Floyd O'Neal and Miller O'Neal, both of Cleveland, Ohio; ninw

grandchildren and two great-grand children.

BURTON,

Services for Willie Ralph Burton, 40, of 19-B Constantine Apartments, Anniston,

will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church with Rev. John Nettles

officiating. Gurial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery with Anniston FuneralService in

charge. Mr. Burton died Oct. 21 at his home. Survivors include a daughter,Vanity

Burton of North Carolina; a son, Willie Antonio Lauderdale Burton of Munford;his

mother, Martha Burton of Anniston; his father, Colonial Burton Sr. of Oxford;nine

sisters, Shirley Burton, Margaret Dawson, Annie O'Neal, Brenda Burton, CleoTyus,

Wanda Hall , DelRita Tuner, Chrysanthemum Smith and Alicia Smith, all ofAnniston;

five brothers, Colonial Burton Jr., Jessie Burton and Wayne Smith, all ofAnniston

,Josephus Burton of Providence, R.I.., and Jerry Burton of SanDiego.A lingtime

Calhoun County resident, Mr. Burton was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.

CUNNINGHAM,

Services for Jerome "Tatpole" Cunningham, 34, of 315 East 5th St., Anniston,will

be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Ashland withDr.A.L.

Dowdle officiating. Burial will be in Lineville Community Cemetery with Anniston

Funeral Service in charge. Mr. Cunningham died Monday in Talladega. Survivors

include his mother, Maudine Z. Sims of Anniston; his stepfather, CharlesSims of

Anniston; his father, Jack Cunningham of Chicago; a daughter, Shaday Cunningham

of Talladega; three sons, Delrekius Cunningham Kirksey and Marcus Cunningham

Kirksey, both of Carrollton, Ga., and Tevin Cunningham of Anniston; foursisters,

Sandra Cunningham, Nellie Buchanan and Rita A. Swain, all of Huntsville,and Sue

Cunningham of Junction City, Kan.; and a brother, Michael Cunningham of Topeka,

Kan. Mr. Cunningham was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in

Ashland and was employed at Union Foundry. He was a Navy veteran.

HUGHES,

Services for Dollie G. Hughes, 82, of 1715 Dooley Ave., Anniston, will betoday at

2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Quintin P. Woods officiating.Burial

will be in Edgemont Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mrs. Hughes

died Sunday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, Marion Harper of

Riverdale,Ga; a son Cleveland Cannon of Tallahassee, Fla.; a sister, RubyElston of

Detroit; two brothers, Essit Gamble and Cecil Gamble, both of Detroit; andfour

grandchildren.

EMBRY,

Services for Welbor Embry, 51, of Lincoln will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Little

Jerusaleum AFM Church of God with Bishop JamesTruss officiating. Burial willbe in

Pine Grove Community Cemetery with Sims Funeral Service in charge. Mr. Embry

died Monday at St. Clair Regional Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Leavie

Embry of Lincoln; a daughter, Beverly Embry of Lincoln; a son, Jamar Embryof

Lincoln; his mother, Louise Enbry of Lincoln; six sisters, Jessie Willls,Annette

Beavers, Eva George, Juanita Groce, Annie Embry and Mary J, Smith, all ofLincoln;

Odell Orr of Tallapoosa, Ga., and Carl Orr of Dade City, Fla.

MOORE,

Services for Eunice Heath Moore, 89, of 3030 Griffis St., Anniston, willbe Saturday

at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs. Gene Howard and Gerald Haynes

officiating, Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Moore diedThursday

at her home. Survivors include her husband, Willie T. Moore of Anniston;three

daughters, Mary Edna Harmon of Ohatchee, Martha Mahan of Anniston and Linda

Johnston of Ohatchee; a son, William "Billy" Moore of Anniston; five sisters,Beatrice

Haynes, Irene Hughes and Violet Crowe, all of Anniston, Lola Wilson of Alexandria

and Willie Edna Koultas of Douglasville, Ga.; a brother, M.C. Heath of Anniston;11

grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren.Mrs

Moore , an Anniston native and longtime resident, was a resident of GriffisStreet for

the past 52 years. She was a Baptist and was preceded in death by her son,Danny

Ray Moore.

O'DONNELL,

Services for Mittie Lee O'Donnell, 92, of Ashville will be today at 2 p.m.at

Greensport Baptist Church with Revs. Marlin Cox and Joel Max Jackson officiating.

Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Morgan Funeral Chapel in charge.Mrs.

O'Donnell died Wednesday. Survivors include a daughter, Nittie Lou Harrellof

Anniston; two sons, Fred W. O'Donnell of Ashville and Virgil C. O'Donnellof Boaz;

fiur grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. O'Donnell, a nativeond

lifelong resident of St. Clair County, was a member of Greensport BaptistChurch.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Forney M. O'Donnell.

PICKEL,

Services for Vera C. Pickel, 65, of 1627 W. 24th St., Anniston, were Thursdayat

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Quintin P. Woods officiating. Burialwas in

Anniston Memorial Gardens with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mrs. Pickeldied

Sunday at her home. survivors include three daughters, Edna Pickel of Anniston,

Leola Mason of Noxapater, Miss., and Carla Pickel of Birmingham,; two sons,

Clarence Pickel Jr. of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Kenneth Pickel of Temple, Tx.;four

sisters, Gloria Riser of Florien, La., Marie Davis of Monroe,La., Lue BurnHarvey of

Paramount, Calif., and Barbara Johnson of Ontario, Calif,; nine grandchildrenand

four great-grandchildren.

RENFROE,

Services for William Erby Renfroe,88, of Piedmont will be Saturday at 2 p.m.at

ThompsonFuneral Home with Revs. Jerry Johnson officiating. Burial will bein

Edgemont Cemetery. Mr. Renfroe died Wednesday at Medical Center East in

Birmingham. Survivors include four daughters, LaFern Studdard of Eclectic,Sylvia

Ferlisi of Sterrett, Gail McDonald of Pell City and Wanda Neill of Oneonta;a son

Norman Renfroe of Piedmont; two sisters, Ola Mae Jones of Anniston and Opal

Wallace of Saks; a brother, Robert "Bob" Renfroe, of Winston Salem, N.C.;;12

grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mr. Renfroe, a DeKalb County native,

was a Piedmont area resident for most of his life. He was a deacon and Sunday

School teacher at Dailey Street Baptist Church. He was a retired employeeof Cily

of St. Jude Hospital in Montgomery and was preceded in death by his wife,Vera G.

Renfroe and a son, James Renfroe.

RHODES,

Services for Lena B. Rhodes, 86, of 191 Penney Lane, Anniston, will be Saturdayat

2 p.m. at West Anniston Church of God. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will bein

charge. Mrs. Rhodes died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.

WORTHAM,

Services for Willie Wortham,84, of Wedowee will be today at 2 p.m. at Calvary

Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in theadjoining

cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Wortham died Thursdayin

Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include two sistes, Louise Benefield of Roanokeand

Marie Bailey of Wedowee; four brothers, R.C. Wortham, Luther C. Wortham and

Quinton Worthham, all of Wedowee, and Ermis Wortham of Beltor, S.C. Mr.

Wortham, a Randolph County native, was retired from the textile industry.

He was a member of Roanlke and Sawyer Masonic Lodge, the Eastern Star and

was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

WEAVER,

Services for Venice Estelle Weaver, 92, of Centre will be Saturday at 3 p.m.at

Perry Funeral Home with Revs. Buddy McBride and Adrian Rogers officiating.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Weaver died Wednesday at Cherokee

Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Mrs.

Weaver, a member of the Calcedonia Baptist Church . She was preceded in death

by her husband, Sampy Weaver.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 2, 1997, OBITUARIES

ADDISON ,

Grave side services for Heather Bedor Addison, 24, of 3 Waterford Place,Anniston, will

be Monday at 2 p.m. at OakHill Cemetery in Talladega. Usrey Brown Servicein

charge.Mrs. Addison died Saturday in Talladega County. Survivors includeher husband,

Dr. Jeffery Addison of Anniston; five sisters; Paige Movitz of Vandiver,Crystal Neal-

Bedor, Kimberly Bedor, Holly Bedor and Jessica Bedor , all of Atlanta, Ga.adaughter,

Caitlyn Bedor of Anniston; her father, Morris Bedor Sr. of Atlanta; her mother,Paula

Shirey of Talladega; three brothers; Oliver Shirey of Talladega, RitchieBedor of Las

Vegas, Nev., and Morris Bedor Jr. of Atlanta.

BEST,

Services for Cornelia Best, 86, of 1926 Cobb Avenue, Anniston, will be Mondayat 2 p.m.

at AnnistonFuneral Services Chapel with Rev. Clarence Shuford officiating,Burial is in

New Hope Cemetery in Bynum. Mrs. Best died Wednesday at Talladega NursingHome.

Mrs Best is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was a member of NewHope

CME church in Bynum.

BLEVINS,

Services for infant Gatlin Chase Blevins, two months old, of 3200 Old SulphueSprings

Raod, Wellington, will be foday at 3:30 p.m. at Union Methodist Church withRev. Tom

McMinn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Chapel HillFuneral Home is

in charge. The infant died Thursday at Children's Hospital . Survivors includehis mother,

Winter Blevins of Wellington;and his grandparents, Carolyn Blevins of Wellingtonand

LarryBlevins of Anniston.

DEMPSEY,

Services for John B. Dempsey, 79, of 301 4th St , N.E., Jacksonville, willbe Monday at

11 a.m. at First Baptist Chruch of Jacksonville with Rev. John Hollowayofficiating.

Entombment will be in Forestlawn Mausoleum. with K.L. Brown Funeral Home

Crematory. in charge. Mr Dempsey died Saturday at Gadsden Regional MedicalCenter.

Survivors include his wife,Mary Lois Dempsey of Jacksonville; three sons,J. Wayne

Dempsey of Jacksonville,Donald Dempsey of Birmingham, and Stephen Dempseyof Plant

City, Fla. a brother, Hershel Dempsey of Orlando, Fla. and deven grandchildren.Mr.

Dempsey was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He was a retired

Production Engineer at Anniston Army Depot, An Army Veteran of WWII. He wasa

member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville.

JOHNSON,

Graveside services for Aurelien Ronaue Johnson, 40, of 1608 Golden SpringsRoad ,

Anniston, will be Monday at 2 p.m. in the White's Gap Cemetery. in Jacksonvillewith Rev.

Jeff Bayne officiating, Miller Funeral Home is in charge. Mr Johnson diedSaturday at

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his father, Willes Johnson ofAnniston, a

sister, Janice Kelley of Anniston, and a brother, Mike Johnson of Birmingham.Mr

Johnson was a Denver native, a former resident of Jacksonville, and a residentof Anniston

the past six years, He was employed by Super Balu Warehouse. He was precededin

death by his mother, Mary Baggett Johnson.

MADDOX ,

Services for Helen Bell Maddox, 76, of Southside will be Monday at 2 p.m.at Perry

Funeral Home Chapel in Centre with Perry Whorton officiating. Burial willfollow in

Hebron Cemetery. Mrs. Maddox was a Cherokee County notive and had lived inEtowah

County for many years. She is surviven by four sons; Don Maddox of Dayton,Tenn,, Bill

Maddox and Joe Maddox , both of Hokes Bluff, and Neal Maddox of Southsude;a

daughter, Gail Rice of Hokes Bluff; a brother Pete Bell of Centre; five sisters;Ruth Camp,

Mary Lou Tierce, Arnice Walker and Artelle Maddox all of Centre, and TevisParker of

Montgomery; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchilden.

MERRILL,

Services for Hugh Davis Merrill Jr., 84, of 2312 Ridgeview Road, Anniston,will be

Monday at 2p.m. at Parker Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Harrisofficiating.

Private family graveside services will be at HighlandCemetery. Gray Brown-Service

Mortuary will be in chargel Mr. Merrill died Thresday at National HealthCare. Survivors

include his wife, Martha Merrill of Anniston , a daughter, Nancy MerrillMagnuson of St.

Louis, Mo., three sons; Hugh MerrillIII of Pensacola, Fla,. David Merrillof Anniston and

Paul Merrill of Birmingham ; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Mr.Merrill

,a lifelong Calhoun County resident, was an attorney. He was a WWII veteranand

member of ithe Anniston Kiwanis Club. He was a member of Parker MemorialBaptist

Church and the Baracca Sunday School Class. He was a member of the AlabamaHouse

of Repersentatives for 24 years.

PEARSON,

Graveside services for Mary Estelle Pearson,90, of Rt. 4 Centre, will beMonday at 11 a.,.

at Friendship Cemetery. with the Rev. Ecil Chandler officiating . Mrs. Pearsondied

Saturday in a Rome, Ga., Hospital. Survivors include a niece and a great-niece.Mrs.

Pearson, a Cherokee County native, was a homemaker and retired teacher, Shewas a

Friendship Baptist Church member. She was preceded in death by her husband,Ira Callin

Pearson.

PHILLIPS,

Graveside services for Thelma Malone Phillips,72, of 722 Green Acres Drive,Talladega,

will be today at 2:30 p.m. in Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jack Redfearn andDr. Curtis

Kelly officiating. Usrey Brown Service in charge Mrs. Phillips died Fridayat St. Vincent's

Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, Billy Phillips ofTalladega; three

sons: Hal Phillips of Anniston, Jerry Phillipsof Guntersville and Rev. LewisPhillips of

Mocksville, N.C.; three sisters: Mary Corby of Talladega, Carolyn Pence ofBirmingham

and Eleanor Atkens of Anniston; a brother, Jerry Malone of Tucker, Ga. andfour

grandchildren. Mrs. Phillips, a Huntsville native, was a retired registerednurse. She was a

First Baptist Church member, where she attended the Mrs. Martha Reese SundaySchool

Class.

POORE,

Services for Margaret C. Poore, 65, of 3117 McIntosh Road, Oxford, will betoday at 2

p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Smith and Greg Dempseyofficiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Miller Funeral Home in charge.Mrs. Poore

died Friday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Melvin Poore of Oxford;and a

sister, Mary Haynes of Oxford. Mrs. Poore was a lifelong resident of Oxford.She was a

member of Antioch Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a sister,Jean Poore,

and two brothers; Roy Mitchell and Charles Mitchell.

SADOWSKY,

Services for SFC. Elsie M. Sadowsky will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Women'sArmy

Corps Chapel, Ft. McClellan. Mrs. Sadowsky died October 9 at the MedicalCenter of

Central Georgia. Survivors include her husband, Nathan Sadowsky of WarnerRobins,

Ga.; and a sister, Minnie Rudman of Martinsville, Va. She was retired fromthe U.S.

Army. She received many awards, including the Army Commendation Medal withOakleaf

Cluster, Good Conduct Medal (4th award) WWII Victory Medal, Army of Occupational

Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal and National Defense

Service Medal with Oakleaf Cluster.

WEATHERS,

Services for Paul Weathers,68,of 69 Pelham Hieghts, Anniston,will be Mondayat 2 p.m. at

Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Ray Morris officiating. Burial will bein Edgemont

Cemetery. Mr. Weathers died Friday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors includea

daughter, Donna Schirah of Colunbia, S.C.; a son Lamar Simms of Jacksonville,Fla; three

sisters; Polly Lauer of Anniston, Maple Hamm of Dallas and Magdelene Clarkof Rome,

Ga.; and three grandchildren. Mr. Weathers, a resident of Anniston most ofhis life, was a

veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of 49th Street Missionary BaptistChurch.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 3, 1997, OBITUARIES

ROWE,

Services for Doris Elaine Rowe, 65, of Wadley, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at the

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Roanoke with Rev. Martin McGeouth

officiating. Burial will be in Mount Olive United Methodist Church cemetery.Clark

Memorial Funeral Service of Roanoke is in charge. Ms. Rowe died Friday atGeorge H

Lanier Memorial Hospital in Langdale. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Roweand

Victor Rowe, both of Wadley; a stepson Joey Funcher of Roanoke; a sister,Janice

Dunson of Roanoke three grandchildern She was the widow of Robert Rowe

TYSON,

Services for Floyd L. Tyson, 87, of 717 Park Avenue Anniston, are today at3 p.m. at the

Church of St. Michael and All Angels with Rev.Jim Touhy officiating. GrayBrown-Service

Mortuary is in charge Mr. Tyson died Saturday at his home. Survivors includehis wife,

Bertha B. Tyson of Anniston; two daughters, Judy Tyson Suther and Janet TysonProsser ,

both of Anniston; a sister, Nobie Tyson Martin of Anniston, a brother, OlinTyson a

Anniston; and two grandchildren Mr. Tyson an Anniston resident since 1922,hadowned

and operated Tyson Glass Co. A WWII vet He was a member of the Church ofSt.

Michael and All Angels.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 4,1997, OBITUARIES

BRADLEY,

Services for Wyatt Hulon Bradley, 56, of Wedowee will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at

Noonday Christian Church with Revs. Greg Gregory and Harold Bonner officiating.Burial

will be in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge.Mr. Bradley died

Monday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta Ga. Survivors include ; his wife,Sandra Jean

Hopkins Bradley of Wedowee; three daughters, Michele Brazeal,of Elkmont,Roseanne

Bradley and Celina Bradley, both of Wedowee; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. TomBradley of

Wedowee; a sister, Debbie Sellers of Roanoke; five brothers, Whit Bradleyof Valley,

Donald Bradley and Larry Bradley, both of Wedowee, Ford Bradley of Rainsvilleand

Larry Bradley of Texas; and four grandchildren. Mr. Bradley a lifelong Wedowee

resident, was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member ofNoonday

Christian Church.

BROWN,

Services for Mary Lou Brown, 78, of Fruithurst will be today at 1 p.m. atDrydan Funeral

Home with Revs. James Owens and David Ginn officiating. Burial will be inFruithurst City

Cemetery. Mrs. Brown died Sunday at Carraway Medical Center in Birmingham.

Survivors include a son, Richard F. Smith of Fruithurst; and Two grandchildren.Mrs.

Brown, a Georga native, was a longtime Fruithurst resident.

CHESNUT,

Services for Agnes Tucker Chesnut, 82, of Fort Payne, formerly of CherokeeCounty,will

be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Tucker's Chapel Methodist Church. Burial will bein the

adjoining cemeterywith Perry Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Chesnut died Mondayin a

Gadsden hospital. Survivors include her husband, John Lee Chesnut of FortPayne; a

sister, Lou Ella Traylor of Gadsden; two grandsons, and two great-grand children;Mrs.

Chesnut was a member of Tucker's Chapel United Methodist Church and was aretired

secretary. She was preceded in death by her son, John Lee Chesnut Jr.,a sisterEdith King,

and three brothers, Joe, Leroy and L.D. Tucker

HARVEL,

Services for Sam Ellis Harvel, 91, of Roanoke will be today at 2 p.m. atQuattlebaum

Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Kirby officiating. Burial will be in RandolphMemory

Gardens. Mr. Harvel died Sunday at Randolph County Hospital. Survivors includehis

wife, Matilda Smith Harvel of Raonoke; two daughters, Effie Williams of Lafayetteand

Rudean Tyson on Roanoke; a son, Thurmon E. Harvel of Roanoke; two sisters,Velma

Jones of Cullman and Verdie Nolan of Oneonta; two grandchildren and a great-grand

child. Mr. Harvel, a Chambers County resident for the past 50 years, wasself-employed

as a farmer and was a Baptist.

HERREN,

Services for Griffin Herren,61, of Woodland will be today at 11a,m, at HerrensGrove

Baptist Church with Revs. Paul Widner, Ridley Parmer, Tommy Ledbetter andRidley

Herren officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with BenefieldFuneral home of

Wedowee in charge. Mr. Herren died Thursday at his home . Survivors inckudea

daughter, Corrine Gennette Herren Barnes of Las Vegas; three sons, GriffinScott Herren

Jr., Nathan Wade Herren and Nicholas Jay Herren, all of Boise,Idaho; foursisters, Jayne

Martin and Barbara Braswell, both of Waco, Ga., Shirley Keaton and FlorenceKittle,

both of Carrollton, Ga.; a brother, Cleveland M. Herren of Carrollton; and10

grandchildren. Mr. Herren a Randolph County native, was an AirForce veteranof the

Korean War and worked as a mechanic.

LUMPKIN,

Services for Zelma Kent Lumpkin, 74, of 1101 Meadowbrook Dr., Oxford, willbe today

at 1 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home with Dr. Roy Cordle and REv. Dewayne Borders

officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. Mrs. Lumpkin died Sundayat Regional

Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Sylvester Lumpkin of Oxford;a daughter,

Cheryl Gayle Fleming of Alexandria; a son, Sylvan Kent Lumpkin of Ocford;three sisters,

Evelyn Yates and Etta Ballenger, both of Bremen, Ga., and Katherine Skinnerof

Huntsville; and five grandchildren Mrs. Lumpkin, an Oxford resident for thepast 46 years,

was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She worked for the Civil ServiceBoard during

the late 1950s and 60s and was a counselor ofr Weight Watchers during the1970s.

PADEN,

Services for William H, Paden, 60, of 508 8th Ave., SE, Apt. 2, Jacksonvillewill be

Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St Paul CME Church with Rev. Charles Agee officiating.Burial

will be in Jacksonville City Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Services in charge.Mr. Paden

died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors include a sister, Emma R.Paden of

Jacksonville; and a brother, Mark Paden of Jacksonville. Mr. Paden, aJacksonville native

and lifelong resident, was a member of St. Paul CME Church and was an Armyveteran

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ellen Webb and Wyomia Ledbetter.

PATTERSON,

Graveside services for Joseph A. Patterson,85, of Talladega will be todayat 2 p.m. at

Midway Memory Gardens, Talladega Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Pattersondied

Saturday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include his sister,Wilma Halcomb

of Tipp City, Ohio;and two brothers, Horace Grady Patterson of Talladegaand Robert

Patterson of Goodwater. Mr. Patterson was a retired staff sergeant from theU.S. Air

Force, He was a member of the VFW and member of the Church of Christ.

VAUGHN,

Graveside services for Jean Bannister Vaughn, 61 of 1100 Iron City Road,Anniston, will

be today at 11 a.m. at Forestlawn Gardens with Rev. Thomas Clay officiating.Miller

Funeral Home will be in charge. Mrs. Vaughn died Tuesday at her home. Survivors

include her husband, Hulon Vaughn of Anniston; her mother, Cleo Cadenheadof Oxford;

a daughter, Shelia Gann of Oxford; a son, Darrell "Crickett" Vaughn of IronCity; two

sisters, Joyce Mathis of Anniston and Linda Sprayberry of White Plains; two

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grandchildren, Mrs. Vaughn was an Anniston resident for the past 45 years.

BELL,

Services for Jeanette Bell, 65, of Starkville, Miss., will be Thursday at2 p.m. at Welch

Funeral Home with Revs. Steve McCullar and Danny Waddell officiating. Burialwill be in

Oktibbeha Memorial Gardens Park. Mrs. Bell died Tuesday at St. Dominic Hospitalin

Jackson, Miss. Survivors include her husband, Charles Clinton Bell of Starkville;a

daughter, Charlotte Waddell of Anniston; two sons, Rodney Bell of Pontotoc,Miss., and

Stacy Bell of Pearl, Miss.; four sisters, Nancy Bell and Margaret Wade, bothof Starkville,

Lucille Johnston of Chillicothe, Texas and Jean Hall of Jackson; a brother,Charlie

Thrasher of Starkville; and three grandchildren. Mrs Bell was a retired paurollclerk at

Mississippi State University and was circle leader for Ladies Ministry atStarkville. She

was a member of the Starkville Church of God.

BREWSTER,

Services for Tommie Brewster Jr., 48, of Cedar Bluff will be Thursday at2 p.m. at Perry

Funeral Home with Revs. Marvin Glass and Bell Crane officiating. Burial willbe in Cedar

Bluff Cemetery, Mr. Brewster died Monday. Survivors include his wife, GlendaTripp

Brewster of Cedar Bluff; a daughter, Stacy Martin Newberry of Rome, Ga.;three sons,

Billy R. Martin of Cedar Bluff, John D. Soignet of Gaylesville and JamesMatthew Soignet

of Centre; his mother, Ora Mae Brewster of Cedar Bluff; a sister, CaroleBrewster of

Cedar Bluff; and five grandchildren. Mr. Brewster was superintendent withC.W.

Matthews Construction Co. and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death byhis daughter,

Debbie Martin and his father, Tom Brewster

CAVENDER,

Services for Vera Cavender, 85, of Heflin will be today at 2 p.m. at PintuckyBaptist

Church with Revs. Arris Cavender and Monroe Wiggins officiating. Burial willbe in the

adjoining cemetery with Drydan Funeral Home in Charge. Mrs. Cavender diedMonday at

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son, Jimmy Cavender of Heflin;a sister,

Ruby Loveless of Heflin; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Mrs.

Cavender, a Clevurne County native and lifelong resident, was a member ofPinetucky

Baptist Church . She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Cavender.

GOODSON,

Services for Jessie Mae Goodson, 90, of 132 Carolina St., Hobson City, willbe Thuesday

at 2 p.m. at Rising Star United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard L. StrykerIII

officiatingl Burial will be in Hobson Cety Memorial Gardens with Ervin FuneralHome in

charge. Mrs. Goodsondied Friday at her home. Survivors inckude her daughter,Flossie

M. Johnson of Atlanta; three sisters, Pauline Graves. Hattie Hughes and MaeBellBullitt, all

of Kentucjy; a brother, David Graves of Kentucky; eight grandchildren; 16great-

grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Goodson, an Oneontanative, was a

member of Rising Star Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis

Goodson, and her great-granddaughter, Harriet Tubman.

HARRINGTON,

Memorial services for Melissa Harrington of Atlanta, formerly of Jacksonville,were Oct 24

at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial was in Morrilton, Ark.Mrs.

Harrington died Oct.22. Survivors inckude three sons, Dr. Jim Harringtonof Staunton,

Va., John Harrington of Atlanta and Bill Harrington of Dallas; and twograndchildren,.Mrs

Harrington,a Morrilton native, was preceded in death by her husband, Col.William J

Harrington,She was active at St. Charles Catholic Church in Jacksonvillewhile livung there

and was a member of numerous clubs. .

HOLMES,

Services for Mallory Holmes, 67, of Jacksonville, Fla., will be Thursdayat 11 a.m. at

Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Shannon Holmes officiating. Burial will bein Forestlawn

Gardens. Mr. Holmes died Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla. Survivors include hiswife, Vivian

Holmes of Jacksonville; a son, Micheal Mallory Holmes of Jacksonville; foursisters, Mabel

Dowdy of Eastaboga, Muzell Smith of Crestview, Fla., Hazel Holcombe of Munfordand

Eloise Parsons of Anniston; five brothers, John Holmes of Coldwater, A.D.Holmes and

Dallas Holmes, both of Oxford, Walter Holmes of Orlando, Fla., and MarvinHolmes of

Baltimore, Md. Mr. Holmes, a Munford native, was a resident of Jacksonvillefor the past

37 years. He was retired from construction sales, He was preceded in deathby his

parents, A.W. and Dovie Lee Holmes.

POWERS,

Memorial services for James T. Powers,70, an Anniston native, will be Nov.15 at 2

p.m.9EST) at Unitarian Universalist Church of Atlanta. Roswell Funeral Homein Roswell,

Ga., in charge. Mr. Powers died Sunday in Atlanta. Survivors include hiswife, Dorothy

Koenig Powers of Atlanta; a son, Carl Powers of Atlanta; a daughter, VictoriaPowers of

Atlanta,a sister, Marie Laatsch.of Bradenton, Fla., two brothers, WilliamPowers of Atlanta

and Orbie Powers of Snniston; and three grandchildren Mr. Powers served inthe U.S. Army

Air Force from 1944-46.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 6, 1997 OBITUARIES.

BALLARD,

Services for Elmer Gerald Ballard, 79, of Anniston will be Friday at 2 p.m.at Gray Brown-

Service Moutuary with Revs. Walter Dean and Carolyn Pitts officiating. Burialwill be in

Forestlawn Gardens. Mr Ballard died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors

include his wife, Ruby Catherine Knight Ballard of Anniston, two sons, GeraldEdward

Ballard of Oxford and Horace Dudley Ballard of Villa Rica, Ga.; two sisters,Mattie Lou

Adams of Anniston; and Lorena "Siddy"Howell of Griffin, Ga.; two brothers,,Harry

Ballard and Dave Ballard, both of Anniston; five grandchildren, and two great-

grandchildren. Mr. Ballard, a Clay County native, was a longtime residentof Calhoun

County. He was a WWII veteran.

CARTER,

Services for James Harvel Carter of Mobile, formerly of Anniston, will betonight at 7 p.m.

at Creekwood Church of Christ. Graveside services will be Friday in ForestlawnGardens.

Radney Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Certer died Tuesday in SpringhillMemorial

Hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Michele Richardson and TawnyaReed, both of

Mobile; four grandchildren and a brother, Pelham G Carter of Birmingham Mr.Carter, an

Anniston native, was a Mobile resident for 26 years He was a veteran of theKorean War,

a member of the Creekwood Church of Christ, and was a retired chiropracter.

DOZIER,

Services for Mary Nell Dozier, 76, of Troy will be Friday at 11 a,m. at DillardFuneral

Home with Rev. Ken May officiating. Burial will be in Green Hills MemorialPark. Mrs.

Dozier died Tuesday. Survivors include a daughter, Gail Dickens of Troy;two sons, Cary

Dozier of Troy and Cecil Dozier of Anniston; a sister, Louise Alexander ofHavana, Fla.; a

brother, Harold Donaldson of Lake City, Fla.; eight grandchildren and sixgreat-

grandchildren. Mrs. Dozier was preceded in death by her husband, Sen.L.L.Dozier.

HARRIS,

Services for Rev. Grady Harris,83, of Lineville,will be today at 2 p.m. atBenefield Funeral

Home in Ashland with Revs. L.C. Harris, Zenus Windsor and A. O. Burdetteofficiating.

Burial will be in Clay County Memory Gardens. Mr. Harris died Wednesday athis home.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Harris; four sons, L.C. Harris, LynwoodG. Harris and

James Travis Harris, all of Lineville, and CharlieL. Harris of Roanoke; twosisters, Mary C

Grogan of Ashland and Irene Smith of Munford; a brother, Calvin Harris Jr.of Lineville;

13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Mr. Harris, a lifelong residentof Clay

County, was a farmer. He was minister at Mount Zion Baptist Church for 31years and

was a member of Mt Oluve Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a sonn,Dorsie

G. Harris.

KING,

Graveside services for Opal Ashworth King, 74, of Barberton will be Saturdayat 3 p.m. at

Lebabon Campground Cemetery. in Piedmont with Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Homein

charge. Mrs. King died Tuesday in Navarre, Ohio.

KNIGHT,

Graveside services for Murrell Ovell Knight 77, of 401 Rice St.,Anniston,were Wednesday

at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev Buel Brown officiating. K.L. BrownFuneral

Home was in charge. Mr. Knight died Wednesday at Sstringfellow Hospital.Ssurvivors

include his wife, Frances Homesley Knight of Anniston; fuve sisters, MiramClark of

California, Hazel Horton of Jacksonville, Dorothy Knight of Anniston, SaraK. West and

Lois M. Knight, both of Piedmont; and a brother, James Knight of Titusville,Fla. Mr.

Knight was a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident.

LAUDERDALE,

Services for Harvey Lauderdale, 95, of Goodwater will be Saturday at 1 p.m.at Pleasant

Home Baptist Church with Rev. Phel,as Lauderdale officiating. Burial willbe in

PinkervilleCemetery with Armout Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Lauderdale diedMonday.

Survivors include six daughters, Sara Taylor, Drucilla Davis, Dorothy MaeThomas,

Gladys Harrison and Buelah Wilson, all of Goodwater and Bobby Moon of Washington,

D.C.; five sons, Gene Lauderdale of Washington,D.C. Willie J. Lauderdaleof Anniston,

Rev. Phelmas Lauderdale of Tulsa, Okla., Harvey Lauderdale Jr. of Patterson,N.J/ and

L.B. Lauderdale of Anniston; 42 grandchildren ; 87great-grandchildren and37 great-

great-grandchildren.

MANN,

Services for Eugene Turner Mann, 87, of Cedar Bluff, formerly of Oxford,will be Friday at

10 a.m. at Perry Funeral Home in Centre with Revs Mark Lacey and Bill Soperofficiating.

Burial will be in Cedar Bluff Cemetery. Mr. Mann died Tuesday at CherokeeBaptist

Medical Center. Survivors include three sons, Eugene T. Mann, John G. Mannand James

Robert Mann; three grandchildren , two great-grandchildren ;two stepdaughters,

CatherineNeal and Nancy Soper a stepson.Norman Moore; nine stepgrandchildrenand a

sister, Josephine Chesnut of Campbellsville,Ky. Mr. Mann, a Mulga native,lived in Rome,

Ga.,Dalton,Ga. and in Oxford. He was a WWII veteran and was a principal andeducator

for 35 years in Cherokee, Whitfield and Floyd County Schools. He was a memberand

deacon of Cedar Bluff Furst Baptist Church and was secretary of the Democratic

Executive committee for 35 years.

PARRIS,

Services for Edward Martin Parris, 75, of 4318 Wellborn Ave., Anniston willbe Friday at

11 a.,. at Chapel Hill Furneral Home withRevsl Daniel Harpert, Anthony Munroe

officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Parris diedTuesday at his

home. Survovors include his wife, Katherine Parris of Anniston; a daughter,Glynda

Leonard of Anniston; a son, Paul Parris of Anniston; and three grandchildren,Mr Parris, a

Jacksonville native, was a longtime Anniston resident. He was a member ofSaks Baptist

Church and was a WWII Army veteran He was a retired machinist and workedmany

years at Standard Foundry and Anniston Araamy Depot.

POLLARD,

Services for Cecil Pollard,44, of Piedmont will be Friday at 2 p.m. atArrington's Chapel

Congregational Methodist Church with Lucille Denny, and Revs. Jay Daughertyand Dan

Barnwell officiating. Burial will be in Philadelphis Baptist Church Cemeterywith

ThompsonFuneral Home in charge. Mr Pollard died Wednesday at Gadsden Regional

Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Judy Roland Pollard of Piedmont;a daughter,

Chastity Lynn Pollard Wilkie of Spring Garden; His stepfather, Henry GradyHightower of

Peidmont. two sisters, Darlene Roland and Evelyn Maddox, both of Piedmont;a

stepsister, Doris Parker of Piedmont; and two stepbrothers, Clinton Hightowerand Grady

Hightower, both of Piedmont. Mr. Plllard, a Rome,Ga., native, was a Piedmontarea

resident for past 25 years. He was a deacon at Arrington's Chapel Congregational

Methodist Church and was an employee at Springs Industries for the past 20years He was

perceded in death by his parents, Cecil Pollard and Ethel Hightower Pollard.

REAVES,

Graveside services for Mildred Massie Reaves, 70, of Munford will be Fridayat 11 a.,. at

Munford Cemetery with Glen Watts officiating and Usrey Funeral Home in charge.Mrs.

Reaves died Tuesday at Baptist Medical Center Montclair. Survivors includefive

daughters, Elaine George of Alex City, Darline Charles, April Anglin andLura Phillips, all

of Munford, and Nancy Mitchell of Talladega; six sons, Cecil Reaves of Atlanta,Leonard

Reaves, Freddie Reaves, Larry Reaves and Calvin Reaves, all of Munford, andDavid

Reaves of Eastaboga; a sister, Lela Medley of Talladega; a brother, AubryHayes of

Talladega; 34 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Reaves, a Munfordnative

and lifelong resident was a member of the Church of Christ.

RICE,

Graveside services for Thomas David Rice, 50, of Kellyton, formerly of Munford,will be

Friday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Munfordwith Rev.

Ricky alldredge officiating. Usrey Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr.Ricedied Tuesday

at his home. Susrvivors include his wife, Margaret Sue Rice of Kellyton;a daughter,

Angela M. Gaither of Kellyton; a son, Thomas David Rice Jr. of Kellyton;two sisters,

Nina Rice of Laurens, S.C., and Nancy Hanley of Belton, S. C.; three brothers,John Rice

of Belton, S.C., Bobby Rice of Williamston, S.C., and Walter Rice of Piedmont,S.C.; Mr.

Rice worked in the vending business.

SUITS,

Services for infant Brandon Daniel Suets of Cloudland, Ga., were Oct. 17,atLaFayette

Memory Gardens with W. L. Wilson& Sons Funeral Home of Fort Oglethorpe,Ga. in

charge. The infant died Oct.5, Survivors include his parents, Michael Toddand Susan

Robertson Suets of Cloudland; two brothers, Owen Suits and Tanner Suits,both of

Cloudland; and his grandparents Bettye L. Robertson of Anniston and Williamand Betty

Suits of Trion, Ga.

TUCKER,

Munford, Al. Services for Willie Emma P. Tucker, 76, of 350 Tucker Lane,Munford, will

be Friday at 1 p.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist, Munford, with Rev Warren Adamand Dr.

B.E. McKinney officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Terry'sMetropolitan

Mortuary in charge. Mrs Tucker died Oct. 31 at her home. Survivors includefour

daughters, Arvetter D. Tucker and Tonya Tucker, Both of Munford, and RosettaGoggins

and Carol D. Tucker, bothof Anniston; six sons, Richard J. Tucker, FreddieG. Tucker

Sr., Bennie L. Tucker and Clarence Tucker Sr., all of Munford, and LorenzoTucker and

Lesley S. Tucker, both of Anniston; a sister, Evelyn C. Mitchell of Barnabus,W. Ca.; 20

grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by herhusband,

Roosevelt Tucker and two children Mrs. Tucker was a lifelong memberof MountCalvary

Baptist Church where she served in several capacities including church secretary,she also

was a presser at a dry cleaning business in Anniston for several years.

WINN,

Piedmont, Al. Services for Stefan Kelly Winn, 38, of Piedmont will be Fridayat 10 a.m. at

Thompson Funeral Home with Dr. Glenn Conner officiating. Burial will be inMt. Zion

Cemetery. Mr. Winn died Tuesday at his home. Survivors include his wife,Kathy Winn of

Piedmont; a daughter, Nichole Smith of Piedmont; two sons, Brandon Smithand Zack

Langley, both of Piedmont; his mother, Ruth Winn Law of Piedmont; his stepfather,Everett

Law of Piedmont; two stepbrothers, Gary Law of Piedmont and Perry Law ofHuntsville;

and a grandson. Mr. Winn a Dallas native, was a Piedmont resident for 26years. He was

a graduate of Roebuck Barber College in Birmingham and received a degreein

architecutural cemhanical drafting from Ayers State College. He was precededin death by

his father, S Forrest Winn, and a brother, Jeffrey S. Winn.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 7, 1997, OBITUARIES

BAILEY,

Talladega, Al. Services for Mary Bailey, 87, of Talladega will be Saturdayat noon at Mt

Calvary Baptist Church with Rev Quinton Woods officiating. Burial will bein Eden Hill

Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mrs Bailey died Wednesday atCetizins

Hospital. Survivors include a niece and caregiver, Hatie N. Barclay of Talladega,and a

caregiver, Agnes Barclayof Anniston. Mrs. Bailey, a Talladegal County native,was a

member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.

COOPER,

ANNISTON,AL. Services for Wilma M. Cooper, 79, of 1101 S. Christion Ave.,will be

Saturday at 11 a. m. at Anniston Funeral Service with Rev. John H Bradfordofficiating.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Cooper died Monday at RegionalMedical

Center. Survivors include a daughter, Wuovadis Johnson of Anniston; and agrandson,

William Joseph Johnson of Anniston. Mrs Cooper was a member of AllSaintsCatholic

Church.

DANNER,

ASHLAND, AL. Services for Mae Belle Danner, 82, will be Friday at 11 a.m.at Clay

County Funeral Home with Roy Johnson officiating. Burial will be in ClayCounty Memory

Gardens Mrs Danner died Wednesday at Baptist Montclair Medical Center. Survivors

include two daughters, Mae Lucille Stepp of Jacksonville, Fla., and VirginiaCarol

Sizemore of Montgomery; three sons, Daniel Z. Cotney Jr. and Jackson S. Cotney,both

of Brunswick ,and Leonard L. Danner of Lineville; 20 grandchildren; 27 great-

trandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Danner, a Clay Countynative and

lifelong resident, was owner and operator of Danner Grocery in Caly Countyfor 30years

and was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by herhusband,

Albert L. Danner.

DRISCOLL,

Williansburg, Va., Services for Lois Martin Driscoll,75, will be Saturdayat 2 p.m. (EST) at

Williamsburg Presbyterian Church with Rev Sam Hart officiating Burial willbe in

CedarGrove Cemetery with Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home in charge.Mrs.

Driscoll died Thursday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, ElizabethDriscoll

Pochter of Washington, D.C.; a son, John M. Drescoll of New York City; twosisters,

Margaret GReen and Edna Martin both of Anniston Al.; a brother, Dewey LesterMartin

of Alpharetta, Ga.; and two grandchildren, Mrs. Drescoll, and Anniston native,lived in

Williamsburg since 1963 where she was secretary for Matthew Whaley Schooluntil 1984

She was a member of Williamsburg Presbyterian Church. She was preceded indeath by

her husband. Thomas Lewis Driscoll.

GERRARD,

Southside, Services for Edward "Stan" Gerrard,77, will be Saturday at 1 p.m.at Ragland

First Methodist Church with Revs. Joe Elmore and Lanis White officiatingBurial will be in

Ragland Methodist Cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Gerrarddied

Wednesday. Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Gerrard of Southside; a daughter,

Patsy Hedley of Toronto, Canada; a sister, Joyce Edwards of Toronto; twobrothers,

Norman Gerrard and Harold Gerrard, botheof Toronto; and two grandchildren,Mr.

Gerrard, a Liverpool,England, native, served 40 years as a bartender andwas retired. He

was a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Attended Ragland FirstMethodist

Church.

JOHNSON,

Anniston Al., Services for Vesta R Johnson, 91, will be Saturday at 10 a.m.at Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary with John Johnson and Charles Worthington officiating.Burial

will be in Concord Church Cemetery in Cleburne County. Mrs Johnson died Wednesday

at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Josie Wade of Anniston; two

sons, J. B. Gentry of Bowdon, Ga. and Jerry Gentry of Glendale, Ariz.; astepson, Billy

Johnson of Birmingham ; two sisters, Flora Gladney and Lucile Walls, bothof LaGrange,

Ga.; 25 grandchildren; 40great-grandchildren. and nine great-great-grandchildren.Mrs.

Johnson, a Georgia native, was a longtime resident of Calhoun County. Shewas a

membeer of Wayside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her firsthusband

Lloyd Gentry, and her second husband, J.R.Johnson;a daughter, Mable Wilson; and two

sons, Travis and Billy Gentry.

JOSHUA,

Anniston, Al. Services for Winfred Joshua,80, will be Saturday at 1 p.m.at Anniston Funeral

Service with Rev. J.E. Merriweather officiating. Burial will be in Eden HillsCemetery Mr.

Joshua died Monday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include hiswife, Bertha

Joshua of Anniston. Mr Joshua was a life long Calhoun County resident anda member of

Friendship Baptist Church.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 8, 1997, OBITUARIES

FORBIS,

Roanoke,Al. Graveside services for Erwin Robert Forbis,46, will be Sundayat 2p.m. at

Randolph Memory Gardens with Rev. Chris Mitchell officiating and QuattlwbaumFuneral

Home in charge. Mr. Forbis died Friday. Survivors include his wife, MaryBeth Forbis of

Roanoke; two daughters, Niki Marie Forbis of El Paso,Tx. and Kristin M. Fraserof

Roanoke; and his parents, Donald and Betty Forbis of Augusta, Ga. Mr. Forbis,a former

Anniston resident, was a Regansburg,German native, He was a retired chiefwarrant

officer with the U.S. Army and a member of Fraternal Order of Police LodgeNo. 4 in

Anniston He was a Catholic.

SMITH,

Ranburne, Al., Services for A. J. "Sam" Smith, 96 will be Sunday at 2 p.m.CST at Union Hill

Baptist Church with Revs. Hugh Weathers and W.M. Wiggins officiating. Burialwill be in the

adjoining cemetery with Rev. Jackie Taylor officiating and Rainwater-WestFuneral Home of

Bowdon, Ga., in charbe. Mr. Smith died Thursday in Bowdon Area Hospital.Survivors

include three daughters, Elaine Thornton of Ranburne, Sammie Stewart of Woodlandand

Floy Chapman of Newell; three sons, Charles A. Smith and Milton Smith, borhof Carrollton,

Ga., Wilson Smith of Ranburne; 17 grandchildren; 37great-grandchildren anda great-great-

grandchild. Mr. Smith a Cleburne County native and lifelong resident, wasa memger of

Union Hill Baptist Church. He was a retired farmer.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 9, 1997, OBITUARIES

CARROLL,

PIEDMONT, AL. Full military services for Retired SFC. Thomas Fulton Carrolljr.,53, of

11555 Highway 278, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home withRevs.

Charles Yale and Sloan Gresham officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery.Mr.

Carroll died Friday in Temple, Tx. Survivors include his wife, Tilda Carrollof Piedmont;

two sons, Thomas James Carroll of DeArmanville and Tony Fulton Carroll ofPiedmont;

14 sisters,Zella Sandlin, Rhoda Schmidt, Eunice Ballard, Barbara Carroll,Linda

Shug,Becky Oiler, Phyllis Counts, Ruby King, Teresa Carroll,all ofOhio.AlmaStevens and

Donna Pickens, both of Indiana, Kitty Dowd of New York, Mary Thompson of

California.and Nora Carroll of New Jersey; seven brothers, Bill Carroll,Bob Carroll, Joe

Carroll,all of Ohio, Ray Carroll of New Jersey, Jim Carroll of Oklahoma,David Carroll

and Noah Carroll, bothof Alabama; and one grandchild. Mr. Carroll, a nativeof Ohio, was

a resident of Gadsden for the past 15years He was employed by the U. S. ArmyChemical

School at Fort McClellan as branch chief of TDAS.He was a Baptist.

LOVE,

SAKS,AL. Services for onealus M. Love, 86, of Saks will be Monday at 10 a.,m.atthe

Church of St. Michael and All Angels with Dr. James Tuohy officiating. Burialwill be in

Elmwood Cemetery.Mrs. Love died Saturday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors

include a daughter, Eleanor Youngblood of Anniston; two sisters, Vera Heltonof Oxford

and Joyce Henderson of Pell City; four grandchildren ,five great-grandchildrenand three

great-great-grandchildren Mrs Love was a native and resident of Anniston.She was a

member of Gold Star Mothers and the VFW. She was also a member of the Churchof ST

Michael and All Angels.

MATHIS,

ANNISTON,AL., Graveside services for Emma A. Mathis, 73, of 624 W. 44th St.will be

Monday at 1 p.m. at Gwinnett Memorial Park, Mrs Mathis died Friday at herhome.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Mathis of Stone Mountain, Ga.; a sonDaniel R.

Potter of Gainsville, Fla.,a sister, Margaret Weavil of Whitehead N.C. aprimary caregiver,

Dorothy Goode of Anniston; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.Mrs Mathis, a

native of Whiteville, N.C. was a resident of Anniston for the past 10yearsShe was retired

from Nations Bank and was a member of Western Prong Baptist Church

PARKER,

ROANOKE, AL., Services for Janice Kay Parker,35, will be Monday at 2 p.m.at

Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Revs. Hugh Compton and Freddie Lindseyofficiating.

Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens. Mrs Parker died Saturday atWest

Georgia Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, Johnny Parker of Roanoke;a

son, Jessie Dalton Parker of Roanoke; her parents, Joe and Janie MitchellStaples of

Roanoke; and three brothers, Roger Barfirld of Lowell N.C., Rick Staplesof

Chattanooga, Tenn. and Kenneth W Staples of Lannett. Mrs Parker was a nativeof

Detroit.Mi. She had lived in Roanoke for the past 23 years..

WATTS,

ANNISTON,AL. David Lawrence Watts,28, died Friday at his home. Srrvovorsinclude

his parents, Patsy Romine and Bruce Kinber of Houston;; two sisters, KellyWatts

Cheshire of Anniston and Amanda Watts of Oxford; three brothers, Daniel Wattsof

Colummbus, Ohio, Charles Watts and Jeff Parris, both of Peidmont, hisgrandparents,

Estelle Romine of Piedmont and Eunice Champion of Eastaboga; and a caregiver,Regan

Burgess.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 9, 1997 OBITUARIES

BISHOP,

Cedar Bluff, Services for Leonard Ray Bishop 70m are today at 2 p.m. at JordanFuneral

Home with Rev. Gordon Hudgins officiating. Burial will be in Cedar BluffCemetery. Mr

Bishop died Saturday at his home. Survivors include a brother, Flex Bishopof Cedar

Bluff, and two sisters Grace Webb and Mae Renfroe, both of Cedar Bluff. Mr.Bishop

was a Cherokee County native and a Baptist.

BRYAN,

Ashland, Al Services for Charles Bryan, 67, will be Tursday at 10 a.m. atClay County

Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Jesse Shaddix and Jon Van Cleave officiating.Burial will

follow in Ashland City Cemetery Mr. Bryan died Sunday at his home. Survivorsinclude

his wife, Barbara Bowen Bryan of Ashland; two daughters, Jeanne Lynn Walkerof

Auburn and Emily Victoria Kibodeaux of Hattiesburg, Miss.; three sons, RaymondCharles

Bryan and Russell Jack Bryan, both of Oxford, and Richard Thaddeus Bryanof Lineville a

brother Jack T. Bryan of Kalamazoo, Vich; and 12 grandchildren. Mr. Bryana native of

Jefferson County, was a resident of Ashland for 33 years He was retired fromLuberty

National life Insurance Co. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Was.He was a

member of Kahland Masonic Lodge 356 F&AM and a member of the First United

Methodist Church.

McNEW,

Jacksonville, Al Services for Diane Parris McNew, 51, of 910 Sixth Street,N.E.

Jacksonville,will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church withthe Rev Bill

Lucas officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Mrs . McNewdied

Saturday at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham. Survivors includeher

husband, Michael McNew of Jacksonville; two daughters, Robin Horton ofGreenville,

S.C. and Whitney Parris of Jacksonville; two sons, Bradley Parris andTaylorParris both of

Jacksonville; and three grandchildren, Morgan Lindsey,Madison Lindsey andTori Parris.

Mrs. McNew owned and operated Diane's Kids Day Care in Jacksonvelle for thepast 25

years She was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church.

SUTHERLIN,

Fruithurst , Al., Services for James Wilson Sutherlin, 84, of Fruithurst,will be Tuesday at 2

p.m. at Harmony Grove Baptist Church eith Revs Wayne Pike and James Owens

officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Grove Cemetery. Mr. Sutherlin diedSunday at his

home. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Sutherlin of Fruithurst; a daughterJudy Solona

of Florida; a sister, Jame McDaniel of Kentucky; 11 grandchildren and 16great-

grandchildren. Mr. Sutherlin, a native of Owensboro, Ky. was a resident ofFruithurst for

the past 20 years He was a member of Crabtree Baptist Church in Owensboro.

TURNER,

WEAVER AL. Services for Margaret Edith Turner, 72, of 1501 Alexandria Road,will be

Tuesday at 11 a.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Deryl Wood

officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Mrs Turner diedFriday in

Weaver. Survivors include two daughters Marion Dale Patterson of Orange,Calif. and

Linda Anita Mount of Oxford; four sons, Gary Daniel Turner of Villa Park,Calif. Harold

O'Nea Turner and Christopher Lee Turner, both of Weaver, and William GlennTurner of

Oxford; a sister, Gladys Barker of Weaver; five grandchildren and four great

Grandchildren. Mrs Turner, was a native of Calhoun County and a former residentof

California.

WOOD,

Jacksonville,Al. Graveside services for Foster Mallory Wood,83, of 3 A Streetwill be

Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Edward Smithofficiating

Mr. Wood died Saturday at Jacksonvelle Hospital . Survivors include his wife,Velma

Snead Wood of Jacksonville; two daughters, Sandra Wood of Alexandria, Va.and Debby

Smith of Weaver; a son, Thomas Wood of Jacksonville, six grandchildren and6 great-

grandchildren. Mr. Wood, a native of Cherokee County, was a resident of Calhoun

County most of his lufe. He was retired from Fort McClellan. He also workedat Anniston

Army Depot as a civil service inspector

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 10, 1997 OBITUARIES

BROOKS,

Anniston Al., Services for Michael Dawayne Brooks,19, of 418 McArthur Drive,will be

Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Cobb officiating.

Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery . Mr. Brooks died Sunday at RegionalMedical

Center. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Brooks of Anniston; a step-daughterMorgan

Wortham of Anniston; a stepson, Scotty Pierce of Anniston ; his parents,Kerry and

Martha Brooks of Anniston; a brother, Tony Brooks oa Anniston; his grandparents,Roger

and Roberta Brooks and Peggy and Earl Tidwell , all of Anniston;hishreat-grandparents,

Era Feazell of Anniston and Otis and Willie Mae Rollins of Oxford. Mr. Brooks,a

Calhoun County native and lifelong resident, worked for Brooks& Sons.He was of the

Holiness faith.

FERGUSON,

Bend, Ore., Memorial services for Ruby Lee Ferguson,77, of Bend, Ore, andformerly os

Anniston, will be Wednesday at 11 a. ,. PST at Pilot Butte Christian Churchwith Rev.

David Parsons officiating and Deschuter Memorial Funeral Home of Bend incharge.

{rivate graveside services will be Wednesday in Deschuter Memorial Gardens.Mrs.

Ferguson died Sunday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Duane Fergusonof

Bend; a daughter, Karen L. Marthaller of Bend; a son, Clifford D. Harrisof LongBeach,

Calif.; four grandchildren; five treat-grandchildren; and two sisters, NellR. Hall of

Bountiful, Utah and Johnie V. Parris of Tulsa, Okla. Mrs Ferguson, a Sulligentnative, had

worked for Pacific Telephone, She retired in 1977 and moved to Anniston.She was

named Volunteer of the Year in Anniston in 1978. She managed an apartmentcomplex in

Santa Ana, Calif, and Moved to Bend in 1992,

FINCH,

Oxford, Al., Graveside services for Bennett Hall Finch. 70, of 1501 ForneySt, will be

Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Scott Blake offociatingand

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mr. Finch died Sunday at RegionalMedical

Center. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Marie Finch of Oxford; a daughter,Sarah Ellen

Cody of Oxford; two sons; Rickey Scott Finch of Oxford and Michael Eric Finchof

Eastoboga; a sister, Nellie Finch of Oxford; a brother, Virgil Nolan Finchof Decatur; and

six grandchildren. Mr Finch, a longtime Oxford resident, was a WWII veteranof the

Military Police. He retired from Anniston Army Depot after 38 years serviceHe was a

member of Oxford Church of Christ.

HAYS,

Wellington,Al., Services for Myrtle Lee Washburn Hays, 86, of 531 ArrowheadDrive,will

be Wednesday at 11 a,m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Ronnie Cheatwood

officiating. Burial will be in Crook Cemetery in Ohatchee. Mrs Hays diedSunday at

Jacksonville Hospital Surivivors include four daughters, Betty Lou Vice,Sue Threadgill

and Anita Cambpell, all of Wellington and Carolyn Lee of Ohatchee; threesons, Joe Hays

of Anniston, Bobby Hayx of Alexandria and Errol Hays of Wellington; foursisters, Grace

Massey of Locust Fork, Mildred Skinner of Mountain Brook, Kathleen Reed ofMount

Olive and Helen Archer of Gardendale; two brothers J.D. Washburn of NectarandDan

Washburn of Hayden; 16frandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-

grandchildren. Mrs Hays, a Blont County native, lived in Calhoun County mostof her life

She was a member of Mount View Baptist Church in Alexandria.

JOY,

Jacksonville, Al., Services for Ronald Edward Joy, 51, will be today at 2p.m. at

Thompson Funeral Home with Hugh Burke officiating .Burial will be in HighlandCemetery.

Mr. Joy died Sunday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda WhitmanJoy of

Jacksonville; three daughters, Jennifer Clark of Jacksonville N.C., JessicaJoy and Jana

Joy, both of Moultrie,Ga. and his parents, Ruth Joy Ludwig and Earl Ludwigof Augusta

Ga., A South Carolins native, Mr. Joy had lived in Jacksonville since January.He was

employed in the Manufactured home industry for the past 30 years.

KING,

Anniston, Al., Services for John Edward King, 78, of 61 Pitts Drive, willbe Wednesday at

2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuart with Rev Billy Snow officiating. Burialwill be in

Forestlawn Gardens Mr. King died Monday at his home. Survivors include hiswife, Reba

King of Anniston; a son James M King of Kingman, Ariz.; and two brothersOdis King

and Blain King, both of Tampa, Fla. Mr. King, an Anniston native, was a longtime

California resident. He was retired from Haley Brothers ShippingCo. in LosAngeles. He

moved back to Anniston in 1990.

ANNISTON STAR , NOVEMBER 12, 1997, OBITUARIES

EDMONDSON ,

Oxford, Al., Graveside services for Walter William Edmondson,96, will betoday at 10 a.m.

at Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga, Al. Miller Funeral Home is in charge.Mr

Edmondson died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include hiswife, Seney

Edmondson of Oxford; a daughter, Kay Whatley of Oxford; two sons; JohnnyEdmondson

of Gadsden and Jack Edmondson of Columbus, Ga., a sister, Helen Minor ofBirmingham

a brother, Buford Edmondson of Cylacauga; six grandchildren and five great-

grandchildren Mr. Edmondson was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He wasretired

from Alabama Power Company after many years of service.

GRIFFIN,

Cedar Bluff,Al.,Services for Dorothy Elizabeth Griffin, 69, will be todayat 1 p.m. at Jordan

Funeral Home with Rev. Farrell Drummond officiating. Burial will be in WeissLade

Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Griffin died Monday at BMC-Cherokee. Survivors includeher

husband, Marion Fain Griffin of Cedar Bluff; a son, Walter Griffin of Atlanta;three sisters;

Lucille Jacobs of Heflin, Lora Lee Wiggins of Bowdon Ga. and Mavis Wattsof

Carrollton, Ga; three brothers Joel Coley of Carrollton, Burton Coley ofBowdon and Ray

Coley of Atlanta, Mrs. Griffin, a Cleburne County native, was a nurse anda Baptist. She

was preceded on death by her parents, Judaon and Ruth PirkleColey.

HAYNES,

Talladega, Al. Services for Thomas Colvin Haynes, 65, will be Thursday at1 p.m. at

Talladega Creek Baptist Church with Rev Mike Foreman officiating. Burialis in Pine Hill

Memorial Park, with Usrey Funeral Home in charge Mr. Haynes died Tuesdayat his

home. Survivors include his wife Ann Hayens of Talladega; a son Steve Haynesof

Forsyth, Ga. a brother, Bobby Haynes of Talladega one grandchild and sixgreat-

grandchildren Mr. Haynes, a lifelong Talladega resident, was a member ofTalladega

Creek Baptist Church, He was retired from the Alabama Army National Guardand a

veteran of the Korean War.

MANN,

Munford, Al., Graveside services for Herman Edward Mann, 58, will be todayat 2 p.m. at

Oak Hill Cemetery with Joe Smith officiatingl Usrey Funeral Home is in chargeMr. Mann

died Monday at Baptist Medical Center Montclair in Birmingham . Survivorsinclude his

wife, Nellie Mitchell of Munford ; a daughter, Jennifer Swinford of Munford;a son Hollis

Mann of Munford two sisters; Dorothy Maxwell and Donna Cotton, both of Munfordfive

brothers; Bob Mann of Talladega, Jimmy Mann and Buddy Mann both of Munford,Terry

Mann of Newnan,Ga., and Greg Mann of Merritt Island, Fla. Mr. Mann a Talladega

County native and lufelong resident, was a member of the Church of Christ.He owned and

operated Mann Plumbing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr.and MrsJ.D.

Mann and a brother, Billy Ray Mann.

MANOR,

Talladega, Al., Graveside services for Carrie Mae Manor,86, of Talladegawill be today at

1 p.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park withe Rev. Mike Foreman officiating UsreyFuneral

Home is in charge. Mrs Manor died Monday. Survivors include a daughter, Bonnie

Sanders of Talladega; a sister, Mae Bell Hallman of Jackson, Ga.; two brothers;J.C.

Powell of California and Clay Powell of Boaz; six grandchildren; and ninegreat-

grandchildren. Mrs. Manor, a Clay County native, lifed in Talladega since1950 She was

a member of Concord Baptist Church and retired from Palm Beach Co.

MAYFIELD,

Elizabethtown, Ky. Graveside services for Ona Mayfield, 84, will be Thursdayat 2 p.m. at

Resthaven Cemetery in Loyall, Ky,with Rev. Jeffrey Wright officiating.Dixon-Atwood &

Brownfield Funeral Home of Hodgenville, Ky., is in charge . Mrs. Mayfielddied Monday

at Woodland Terrace Nursing Home. Survivors include a grandson, Greg Mayfieldof

Hodgenville; and two great-grandchildren. Mrs Mayfield was a member of theOhio and

Kentudky Retired Teachers Associations and the Eastern Star. She was precededin death

by her husband Herman Mayfield and a son Clarky Mayfield.

STEEN,

Roanoke Al. Services for George Brant Steen, 69, will be Thursday at 2 p.m.at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Revs. Gary Baugh and Tim Teague officiating.Burial is

on Randolph Memory Gardens. Mr. Steen died Monday at Randolph County Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah Steen of Roanoke; three daughters; AprilMcCollough of

Newell, Mary Brewster of Leesburg and Debra Smith of Roanoke; four sons;George

Steen Jr. of Glenn, Ga., James Bailey of Millbrook, Michael Bailey of Newsiteand Dennis

Bailey of Abilene, Tx.; five sisters; Loretta McCollough of Roanoke, AliceCourtney and

Glennie Gorham, both of Alexander City, Margie Willis of Cheyenne, Wyo.,and Delored

Hamm of Lanett; a brother, Douglas Steen of Oxford; 13 grandchildren; andthree great-

grandchildren. Mr. Steen, a longtime RandolphCounty resident, was self employedas a

contractor. He was a minister and a veteran of WWII and Korea.

STRICKLAND,

Ashland,Al. Services for David Burl Strickland, 42, will be today at 2 p.m.at Lystra

Baptist Church with Revs. Ben Harris and Dan Bentley officiating. Burialis in the

adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Stricklanddied Monday

at Clay County Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Rachel Strickland ofAshland; two

daughters; Misty Strickland and Tabitha Strickland, both of Ashland; hismother, Grace

Strickland of Ashland; his grandmother, Georgia Buchanan,five brothers; MattStrickland

of Ashland, Gary Strickland, Ricky Strickland, Terry Strickland and RandyStrickland, all

of Mellow Valley. Mr. Strickland, a Clay County native and lifelong resident,was a

mechanis and a Baptist.

WOOD,

Jacksonville, Al., Graveside services for William Bruce Wood, 74 of SpringStreet will be

Thursday at 11 a.m. at Jacksonville City Cemetery with K.L. Brown Funeral

Home&Crematory in charge. Mr. Wood died Monday at Jacksonville HospitalSurvivors

include a daughter, Paula Wood Monahan of Raleigh, N. C.: a son, MarkWood;a brother,

Gordon Wood of Anniston; and caregiver, John Edward Cathey of Johnson City, Tenn. Mr.

Wood was a lifelong Calhoun County resident.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER, 13, 1997 OBITUARIES

BATTLE,

Wadley Al. Services for Jennie Mae Seymour Battle 80, will be Saturday at1 p.m. at

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Cornelius Reese officiating. Burialis in the

adjoining cemetery with Clark Memorial Funeral Service in charge. Mrs. Battledied

Tuesday at Clay County Hospital Survivors include her husband, Curtis Battleof

Wadley; a daughter, Ethel Battle of Wadley; a son, McArthur Battle; fivegrandchildren

and seven great-grandchildren.

BERRY,

Albertville, Al. Services for Mary Rosetta Berry, 95, will be today at 2p.m. at Adams

Brown-Service Funeral Home with Revs. Phillip Barlett and Martin Daymondofficiating.

Burial is in New Brashiers Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Berry died Wednesday atMarshall

Medical Center South. Survivors include two daughters; Flonell Nelson ofAlbertcille and

Mary Woodard of Anniston; three grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.

SEALS,

Madison, Al. Services for Rev. Paul V. Seals,88, formerly of Ohatchee, willbe Friday at

2p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev Ralph Abernathy officiating.Burial will

be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Seals died Wednesday at his home. Survivors

include his wife, Orleane Abernathy Seals of Madison; two daughters; ElaineMann of

Madison and Genie Medders of Lanett; two sons; K. Paul Firlds of Munfordand Meryl

Fields of Huntsville; a sister, Bes Galatas of Baton Rouge, La.; eightgrandchildren; and 14

great-grandchildren. Mr. Seals was retired from Republic Steel of GadsdenHe was a

member of Ohatchee Masonic Lodge and a retired Methodist minister in theCalhoun

area.

SHADDIX,

Ragland, Al. Services for Bertha C. Shaddix, 72, will be Friday at 2 p.m.at First Baptist

Church of Ragland with Revs. Bill Hayes and Edwin Talley officiating. Burialis in Ragland

Methodist Cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Pell City in charge.Mrs Shaddix

died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Bradford Shaddixof

Ragland; a daughter, Pat Ford of Ragland; three grandchildren BRian, Michelleand Chris

Ford; and a great-grandchild Mrs. Shaddix a Ragland native and lifelong resident,was a

retired cecretary. Shhe graduated from Ragland High School and was a homemaker.She

was preceded in death by a son, James William Shaddix.

WALKER,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Julia Lois Walker,75, will be today at 2 p.m. atRock Stand

Christian Church with Revs. Wayne Cowhick and Tommy Smith officiating. Burialwill be

in the adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Walkerdied

Wednesday at her home. Survivors inckude her husband, Millage Walker of Roanoke;a

daughter, Debbie Smith of Woodland; four sons; Barry Walker, Frederick Walker,Kem

Walker and Danny Walker, all of Roanoke; four brothers; Clyde Treadwell,Billy "E. T."

Treadwell and Ray Treadwell, all of Roanoke and Nedwin Treadwell of Wedowee;and

10 grandchildren; Mrs Walker, a lifelong Randolph County resident, was ahomemaker

and a member of Rock Stand Congregational Christian Church She was precededin

death by a sister Jessie Swann; two brothers; Escar and Harold Treadwelland a great-

grandchild.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 14, 1997 OBITUARIES

BUMGARNER,

Weaver, Al. Services for Joe Bumgarner 73, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. atGray Brown-

Service Chapel with Rev Daniel Harper officiating. Burial follows in ForestlawnCemetery .

Mr Bungarner died Wednesday at University Hospitals in Birmingham . Survivorsinclude

his wife, Katharina Bumgarner of Weaver; a daughter, Doris Bumgarner Heathcockof

Anniston; two sisters; Edna Holdaway of Troy, N.C. and Betty Allen of Hudson,N. C. ;

tow brothers, Woodrow Bumgarner and Jake Bumgarner Jones, both of Wilksboro,

N.C.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; Mr. Bumgarner. a nativeof

Wilksboro, was a resident of CalhounCounty since 1952 He was retired fromthe U.S.

Army after 22 years of service. He was a WWII and Korean conflict veteranHe was a

Baptist.

FERGUSON,

Hollis, N.Y. Services for Carrie L Ferguson, 71, formerly of Anniston, willbe Saturday at

2 p.m. at James H. Cofer Funeral Home in Red Bank, N.J. Mrs. Ferguson diedMonday

at Mary Emaculate Hospital in Jamaica, N.Y. Survivors include two sisters,Margaret

Motron of Detroit and Beulah Jelks of Long Branch, N.J.; and a brother, UlyssesBarrow

of Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs Ferguson was a retired dental hygiene attendant anda retired

LPN from the Meadow Park Nursing Home.

GOSDIN,

Newell, Al. Services for Willie Pearl Gosdin, 63, will be today at 2 p.m.at Jordan's Chapel

Congregational Methodist Church with Rev. Julian Murphy officiating. Burialwill follow in

the Church cemetery. Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee, is in charge ofarrangements.

Mrs. Gosdin died Wednesday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include her husband,J.M.

Gosdin a daughter, Peggy Wortham of Newell; a son, Terry Gosdin of Jacksonville;four

sisters; LeMerle Murphy of Columbus, Ga. Eunice Ramey and Dessie Holt bothof

Talladega, and Bessie Smith of Oxford,a brother, Fred Willianson of Fruithurstand a

granddaughter Mrs Gosdin was a native of Randolph County,and a member ofJordan's

Chapel.

HARDIN,

Kennesaw, Ga. Services for William Earl Hardin,95, will be today at 11 a.m.at

Winkenhofer PineRidge Funeral Home with Revs. Clifford Duvall and MichaelCox

officiating. Burial will follow at Rolling Hills Memory Gardens in Acworth,Ga.

HASKINS,

Hartford, Conn. Services for Mary Elizbeth Haskins formerly on the HollinsCommunity ain

Sylacauga, will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Hollins Spring Baptist Church withRevs. Fredrick

Kirkland, Cecil Bincent and Michael Billingley officiating. Burial followsin the church

cemetery, Mrs. Haskins died Monday in Hartford, Conn. Survivors include twosons;

Gregory Haskins and Earl Haskins of Hartford, Conn; two sisters; Kelois Haskinsof

Hartford and Mary Lee McKinney of Goodwater; two brothers; Eddie Haskinsof

Hartford and Sammie Oliver of Goodwater; and six grandchildren. Mrs Haskenswas a

member of the Hollins Spring Baptist Church.

HOWELL,

Anniston ,AL. Services for Ralph J. Howell,82, will be Saturday at 1 p.m.at Parker

Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Burial is in EdgemontCemetery.

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary. Mr. Howell died Thresday at Regional MedicalCenter.

Survivors in clude his wife, Sybil Walker Howell a daughter, Lynda HowellHardeman of

Duncanville, Tx.; two sons; Larry Ralph Howell of Tuscaloosa and Thomas Howellof

Albertville; and six grandchildren Mr Howell, a native and lifelong residentof Anniston,

was retired from Anniston Army Depot. He was a member of Parker MemorialBaptist

Church.

JONES,

Greenville S.C. Rev. Bob Jones Jr. 86, died Wednesday at his home in Greenville.He

was associated with the Bob Jones University , a christian fundamentalistinstitution

founded by his father in 1927.

LEHR,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Michael D. Lehr,45, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Chapel

Hill Funeral Home with Rev Charles Rutherford officiating. Burial will followin Oak

Bowery Cemetery. Mr. Lehr died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors

include his wife, Marsha Lehr a stepdaughter Sarah Swindle of Jacksonvilletwo sons;

Michael Lehr of Rome, Ga., and Caleb Lehr of Jacksonville; a stepson, JacobSwindle of

Jacksonville,his parents, William Lehr Sr. of Anniston and Gladys Lehr ofAnniston; and

two brothers; William Lehr Jr. of Alexandria, and Donald Lehr of White Plains.Mr Lehr,

a native of Tyler,Tx., was a resident of Calhoun County most of his life.He was employed

by Donald Griffith Construction and served in the Marine Corps. He was aBaptist.

PULLAM,

Gaylesville, Al Services for Sheryl Pasley Pullam, 41, will be today at 3p.m. at Faith

Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Ledford officiating. Burial will follow inFaith Cemetery

Mrs. Pullam died Thursday at Cherokee B.M. C. Survivors include two sons;John Pullam

and Jeffery Pullam, both of Gaylesville; a brother, John Pasley and BarbaraPasley of

Gaylesville. and a grandmother, Anna Lee Cobb of Calhoun County. Mrs. Pullamwas a

member of Faith Baptist Church.

RICHARDSON,

Collinsville, Al. Services for M. J. Richardson,83,were Thursday at JordanFuneral Home

Chapel with Revs. Grover Padgett and Wendell Dutton offiviating. Burial followedin

Pleasant Hill Methodist Cemetery. Jordan Funeral Home was in charge ofarrangements.

Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Hollis of Gadsden, a brother, MilburnRichardson

of Collinsville; two grandchildren and seven stepgrandchildren Mr. Richardsonwas a native

of Cherokee County. He was Baptist by faith. He was preceded in death byhis wife,

Mora Richardson.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 14, 1997 OBITUARIES

STAPLER,

Bowdon, Ga. Services for Jason Wayne Stapler, 25, will be Friday at 3 p.m.at Sardis Baptist Churchwith

Revs. W.M. Wiggens, Darnell Teal and James Bentfield officiating. Burialwill follow in the Church

cemetery. Rainwater-West Funeral Home in Bowdon is in charge of arrangements.Mr. Stapler died

Tuesday at his home. Survivors include his parents Merry Wayne and GeniceStapler of Ranburne

and Debra Sue Thorton Vanallen of Bowdon, Ga.; grandparents Ruth Staplerof Ranburne and J.M. and

Doris Thornton of Bowdon; two stepbrothers; Donald Ray Fortson and J.D. Fortson,both of

Ranburne; and two stepsisters; Donna Noles and Rena Noles, both of Ranburne.Mr. Stapler was a

lifelong resident of Bowdon. he was a member of Sardis Baptist Church andemployed with Wendell

Ethridge Construction Company. He was preceded in death by a sister, DonnettaSmith.

TAYLOR,

Heflin, Al. Services for Beatrice "Pat" Taylor,63, will be today at 2 p.m.at Calvary Baptist Church with

Revs. G.K. Abner and William Payne officiating. Burial will be in Black'sFamily Cemetery. Mrs Taylor

died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Calvin Taylorof Heflin; two sons;

David Taylor and Frankie Taylor, both of Heflin; three daughters; MargaretBrown, Nancy McAbee

and Susie Whitley, all of Heflin; a stepdaughter, Evelyn Smith of Heflin;two sisters; Hazel Louise

Brimer of Heflin and Ardilia Brown of Anniston; 10 grandchildren; and fivestepgrandchildren. Mrs

taylor was a lifelong resident of Cleburne County.

THACKER,

Wellington, Al. Services for Billy Jackson "Jack" Thacker, 68, will be Saturdayat 2 p.m. at Praise and

Worship Center in Saks with Revs. Krameon Martin and Jack Jenkins officiating.Burial is in Mt. Olive

Baptist Church Cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Charge. Mr. Thackerdied Thursday at

Regional Medical Center . Survivors include his wife, Pluma Thacker ofWellington; a son Gregory

"Greg" Thacker of Wellington; and a granddaughter. Mr. Thacker, a Piedmontnative, had lived in

Wellington for the past 10 years He was an Anniston resident for more than26 years and a member of

the Praise and Worship Center of Saks. He was a retired employee of FortMcClellan with 30 years of

service. He was an Army Vet. of the Korean conflict.

THE ANNISTON STAR NOVEMBER 15,1997 OBITUARIES

BANKS,

Talladega, Al. Services for Lucille Waites Banks, 71, of Talladega will beSunday at 2 p.m. at Ridgeview

Baptist Church with Rev. Howard Golden officiating. Burial is in Oak HillCemetery with Usrey Funeral

Home in Charge. Mrs. Banks died Friday at Baptist Medical Center Montclair.Survivors include two

sons; Jimmy Ray Banks and John David Banks, both of Talladega; a brother,Rufus Styres of

Talladega; and a granddaughter. Mrs. Banks, a lifelong Talladega County resident,was a member of

Ridgeview Baptist Church and the WMU. She was also a member of the Red BudGarden Club and

received numerous awards for arranging flowers.. She was employed with theTalladega City School

System in Graham as a lunchroom worker She was preceded on death by her husband,John Calvin

Banks.

BONNER,

Heflin, Al. Services for Claudis Jackson Bonner, 73, will be Sunday at 2p.m.at Dryden Funeral Home

with Rev. Horace Merrill officiating. Burial will be in New Harmony Cemetery.Survivors include a

daughter, Llinda Mei Hutchens of Heflin; a son, Wayne Bonner of Anniston;three sisters; Annie

Jacks of Chattanooga, Tenn. Geraldine Bell of Jasper, Fla., and Faye Wattsof Heflin; two brothers;

Hoyt Bonner and Carl Bonner, both of Anniston; and three grandchildren. Mr.Bonner was a lifelong

Cleburne County resident.

BRYANT,

Southside, Al. Services for Elsie Marie Henderson Bryant, will be today at11 a.m. at Crestwood Funeral

Home with Rev .Dale Butler officiating. Burial will be in Rainbow MemorialCemetery. Mrs. Bryant

died Wednesday. Survivors include her husband, Arnold Bryant of Southside;three sons, Jerry

Bryant, Bob Bryant and Jeff Bryant; two daugthers Joan Morris and Joy Patterson;a sister Dorothy

Carruba; two brothers; Joseph Henderson and Douglas Henderson; 13 grandchildren;and eight great-

grandchildren. Mrs. Bryant, an Etowah County native, lived in Southside formost of her life. She was

a member of Riverview Baptist Church.

ELMS,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Gladys Dorothy Elms, 86, will be tonightat7 at K.L. Brown Funeral

Home&Crematory with Rev Bob McLeod officiating, Entombment is in NationalMemorial Park in Falls

Church, Va. Mrs. Elms died Thursday at Stringfellow Hospital. Survivors includetwo daughters;

Maomi Elms of Calrksville, Md., and Regina Hockenberry of Jacksonville; eightgrandchildren and two

great-grandchildren. Mrs Elms, a Gainesville, Fla. native, lived in Washington,D.C. for most of her

life. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Fairfax, Va. She hadlived in Jacksonville since

January.

FREEMAN,

Piedmont, Al. Memorial services for Ervil Belton Freeman, 75, will be Sundayat 1 p.m. at Thompson

Funeral Home with Rev. Granvel Haslam officiating. Mr. Freeman died Fridayat his home Survivors

include his wife, Lois Freeman of Piedmont two daughters; Brenda Carlsonof Austin, Texas and Reeta

Norred of Ormond Beach, Fla. three sons; Steve Freeman of Birmingham, StanFreeman of Ormond

Beach and John Freeman of Anniston; two sisters; Vaulene Williams of RainbowCuty and Jewell

Durham of Birmingham ; three brothers; Bervil Freeman and Wesley Freeman,both of Cullman and J.R.

Freeman of Birmingham; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mr.Freeman, a Cullman

County native, has lived in Piedmont for the past seven years. He was a retiredautomobile body

repairman and a member of First Baptist Church of Piedmont.

HIGGINBOTHAM,

Weaver, Al. Graveside services for Lulu J. Higginbotham, 86, will be Sundayat 2 p.m.at Anniston

Memorial Gardens, Chapel Hill Funeral Home will be in charge. Mrs. Higginbothamdied Thursday at

Stringfellow Hospital Survivors include a daughter, Linda Taylor of Weaver; two sons; Larry

Higginbotham of Meansville, Ga. and Donald Higginbotham of Tallapoosa, Ga.;six grandchildren and

eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Higginbotham, a Pine Grove, W.V. native,was a resident of Calhoun

County for the past 23 years. She was a member of Ther methodist Women ofFirst United Methodist

Church of Weaver.

HUTCHISON,

Decatur, Al. Services for Eleanor Alvert Hutchison ,93 formerly of Anniston,will be Sunday at 3:30

p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary. Mrs. Hutchison died Friday at MedicalPark Convalescence

Center.

JOHNSTON,

Newell, Al. Services for Konna Ann Johnson,40, will be today at 2 p.m. atUnion Baptist Church with

Revs. Larry Cosper, Roy Wysner and C.E. Wilkey officiating. Burial will bein the adjoining cemetery

with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge. Mrs. Johnson died Thursdayat Crawford-Long

Hospital in Atlanta. Survivors include her husband, Joe Johnson of Newell;a step-son, Scott

Johnson of Ephesus; her mother Shirley Tabor of Douglasville, Ga.; her fatherJay Tabor of Kansas;

two sisters Elaine Vaughn and Debbie Brooks, both of Douglasville and a brother,Jay Allen Tabor II

of Douglasville. Mrs. Johnson, an Ohio native owned and orperated a poultryfarm.

LeCROY,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Willie Hudson LeCroy,81, will be today at1 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service

Mortuary with Rev. Van Williamson officiating. Burial will be in ForestlawnGardens Mrs. LeCroy

died Friday at Wessex House. Survivors include three daughters Lyndol Cravenof Hayden, Peggy

Hamner of Heflinand Sandy Renfroe of DeArmanville; a sonMike LeCroy of Micaville;a sister, Lillie

Maye Hudson of Birmingham; four brothers; Adglon Hudson of Oxford, RobertHudson of

DeArmanbille, Eldred Haywood of Delta and Eugene Hudson of Anniston; andnine grandchildren;

Mrs LeCroy, a Cleburne County native, was a Calhoun County resident the past51 years. She was a

member of DeArmanville United Methodist Church and was preceded in deathby her husband Harold

LeCroy, daughter, Robin LeCroy, and brother, Dorman Hudson.

PARKER,

Eastaboga, Al Services for James Parker, 73, will be today at 1 p.m. at ParkerMemorial Baptist Church

in Richeytown with Frank Thomas officiating. Burial is in the adjoining cemeterywithErvin Funeral

Chapel in charge. Mr. Parker died Wednesday at Veterans Hospital in Tuskegee;Survivors include

his wife, Annie Ruth Parker of Eastaboga; three daughters; Janice Locke ofDetroit, Dianne Kelly of

Omaha, Neb., and Cynthia White of Augusta, Ga.; a son, Jonathan Parker ofAnniston; a sister,Arzilla

Russell of Anniston; two brothers; J. C. Parker and Issac Parker, both ofAnniston ;and five

grandchildren Mr. Parker was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church,a WWII veteran and

retired from Anniston Army Depot.

RICHARDSON,

Columbus, Ga. Services for Jane L. Richardson,74, formerly os Wedowee, willbe foday at 4 p.m.(EST)

at Potash Church of God near Wedowee with Rev. Benny Phillops officiating.Burial is in the adjoining

cemetery with Vance Memorial Chapel in charge. Mrs. Richardson died Wednesdayat her homw.

Survivors include three daughters; Annette BRown of Columbus Betty Brownof Albany, Ga. and

Vickie Richardson of Miami, Fla; as son Phillip Richardson of Clio;a sister,Bernice Mitchell of

LaGrange,Ga. six grandchildren and a great-grandson. Mrs Richardson, a PotashRidge native, was a

homemaker and Riverview Baptist church member

THOMPSON,

Anniston Al. Services for Harry James Thompson, 39, will be today at 2 p.,.at Gaines Chapel AME

Church with Rev. B.L. Little officiating. Burial is in Lincoln Memorial Gardenwith Model City

Mortuary in charge. Mr. Thompson died Nov.9 at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude his wife,

Ann McCord Thompson of Anniston; two daughters; Shanell McCord and BridgettMcCord, both of

Anniston; a son, Harry McCord ofAnniston; three sisters; Glenda Leonard,Elsie Knoxa d Rosa Cato,

all of Anniston; three brothers; Archie Thompson, Terry Thompson and CecilThompson, all of

Anniston; seven grandchildren; three step-daughters; Theresasixina Johnson,Carmille Johnson and

Keisha English, all of Anniston; and a step-son, Thomas Johnson of Anniston

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 17, 1997 OBITUARIES

FORD,

Oxford, Al. Services for Billy Joe Ford, 53, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. atGray Brown-

Service Mortuary with Dr. Ron Ethridge officiating. Burial will be in ForestlawnGardens.

Mr. Ford died Friday at his home. Survivors include a son, Billy Glenn Bedfordof

Anniston; his mother, Gladys Seals Ford of Oxford; two sisters, Alice FayeMinton of

Ocford and Burnice Marie English of Caddo Mills, Tx.. two brothers, WilliamEdsel Ford

of Anniston and Lowell Seals Ford of Piedmont; and two grandchildren. Mr.Ford, a

native of Talladega County, was a resident of Oxford most of his life. Hewas a member of

Birmingham Local 1192 and of Meadowbrook Baptist Church.

FOWLER-ALLEN,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Linda Etoile Fowler-Allen, 50, formerly ofOxford will be

Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Cedar Springs Baptist Church with Revs. Gary Brown andGordon

Andrews officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Fowler-Allendied

Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, LeslieFrank Allen of

Jacksonville; two sons, Donald Ray Bright of Heflin and Brett Fowler Allenof Jacksonville

her parents, Edsel and Lois Fowler of Jacksonville; a brother, Ray WiltonFowler of

Wellington; and three grandchildren, Mrs Fowler-Allen, a native of CalhounCounty, was

employed by Federal Mogul for more than 22 years. She was a member of theOrder of

Eastern Star No. 427 and Cedar Springs Baptist Church.

HALE,

Lincoln, Al. Graveside services for Julia Ann Hale, 88, will be Monday at11 a.m. at

Munford Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev Vinyard Feazell officiating. Mrs.Hale died

Saturday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son Ed L. Hale ofEastaboga; a

sister, Helen McCormick of Anniston; a brother, Howard Murray of Oxford two

grandchildren. Mrs. Hale was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County She wasa Baptist.

HARPER,

White Plains, Al. Services for Julia Agnes Harper, 82, will be Tuesday atnoon at Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev Robert Hurst officiating. Burial will bein White Plains

Cemetery. Mrs Harper died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includeher

husband, Fratus W. Harper of White Plains; and a daughter, Sarah Harper ofWhite Plains.

Mrs Harper was a member of White Plains United Methodist Church.

HORTON,

Talladega, Al. Services for Scottie Milam Horton ,75, are today at 2 p.m.at Usrey Brown

Service Chapel with Rev. Allen Layton officiatingl Burial will be in OakHill Cemetery.

Mrs. Horton died Saturday at Baptist Medical Center Montclair in Birmingham.Survivors

include her husband, Charles L. Horton of Talledega; two sons, Jerry LesterMilam of

Birmingham and Harry Joe Milam of Talladega; three sisters, Annie Ruth Hurstand Bobbir

Jean Hare, both of Talladega , and Virginia Ann Cosby of Coldwater; a brother,Jimmy

Ernest Wilcox of Talladega; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.Mrs. Horton, a

native and lifelong resident of Talladega, was a member of Mount Olive BaptistChurch.

JOHNSON,

Ohatchee, Al. Graveside services for Genevieve Dill Johnson,83, are todayat 11 a,m. at

Edgemont Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Hicks officiating. Mrs Johnson died Saturdayat

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include three daughters; Barbara J. Stamperand

Patricia Pierce, both of Ohatchee and Sur Reaves of Palmetto, Ga. and onegrandson,

Scott Reaves of Sharpsburg, Ga. Mrs Johnson, a lifelong resident of CalhounCounty,

owned and operated Johnson cleaners with her late husband, Leonard Johnson.

STARR,

Weaver, Al. Graveside services for John H. Starr Jr., 66, will be Tuesdayat Edgemont

Cemetery with Revs. Calia Cox and Robert Childers officiating. Mr. Starrdied Saturday

in Anniston. Survivors include his wife, Ann Starr of Weaver; two daughters,Wendy

Akers of Weaver and Melissa Starr of Alexandria, Va.; a son, John Starr IIIof Atlanta,

Ga.; a sister, Mickey McGaha of Weaver; two Brothers, James B. Starr of Weaverand

Jerry Starr of Kennesaw, Ga. and two grandchildren, Mr. Starr was a lifelongresident of

Calhoun County. He was retired form Anniston Army Depot.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 18, 1997 OBITUARIES

BICE,

Ragland, Al. Services for Curtis Bice, 92, are today at 1 p.m. at FairviewBaptist Church

with Rev. Doug Ford officiating. Burial will be in MacedoniaCemetery withChapel Hill

Funeral Home of Pell City in charge. Mr. Bice died Sunday. Survivors includea sister,

Cecil Virginia Campbell of Ragland. Mr Bice, a Ragland native and lifelongresident, was a

member of Fairview Baptist Church.

GARDNER,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Winston Silas Gardner, 72, will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m. at

Williams First Baptist Church with Rev. Lamar Denkins officiating. Burialwill be in

Williams Cemetery with K.L. Brown Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Gardner diedMonday

at his home. Survivors include his wife, Betty Jame Gardner of Jacksonville;two

daughters; Sharon Jeanette Milican of Birmingham and Ona Lee Lovell of Heflin;two sons,

Ronald Winston Gardner and Edward Nelson Gardner, both of Scottsboro; threesisters,

Nell O'Dell and Jewell Mosher, both of Anniston and Evilee Yancey of Weaver;10

grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Gardner, Calhoun County nativeand

lifelong resident was a member of Hiram Lodge No. 42 and was a member ofWilliams

First Baptist Church.

HUDGINS,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Roy Edward Hudgins ,50, will be Thursday at11 a.m. at

K.L. Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Hudson officiating. Burial will bein New

Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. Hudgins died Monday at his home. Survivors includehis wife,

Annie Ray Hudgins of Jacksonville; three daughters, Ann Frost, Mary A. Hudginsand

Donna Bennett, all of Jacksonville; two sons, Wayne Edward Hudgins of Portage,Wis.,

and Roy Edward Hudgins Jr. of Jacksonville, a sister, Mary E. Hudgins ofJacksonville;

five grandchildren. Mr Hudgins, a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident,was

employed with Burns Logging Co. for 20 years. He was preceded in death byhis

granddaughter, Jennifer Frost.

PARKER,

Blountsville, Al. Services for James Hugh Parker, 65, formerly of Ragland,are today at 1

p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Pell City with Rev. J.D. Macon officiating.Burial will

be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Dunnavant. Mr Parker died Sunday. Survivorsinclude

two sons, Wendell McCortney of Blountsville and Terry Parker of Wattsville;four

grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Mr. Parker, a Pell City native, wasa former Leeds

resident. He had lived in Blountsville for the past two years He was an Armyveteran and a

Baptist. He was preceded in death by his son, Wayne Parker.

POTTS,

Talladega, Al. Services for Henry Davic Potts, 77, will be Wednesday at 1p.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Rev. Martin Murray officiating.Burial will be in

Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Mr. Potts died Monday at his home. Survivorsinclude

his wife, Alma Potts of Talladega; a daughter, Tina Lambert of Millerville;four sons, Gary

Potts of Coldwater, Henry Potts and Lovell Potts both of Talladega and BillPotts of

Millerville 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Potts, aCarrollton, Ga.

native and former resident, was a member of Chandler Springs Baptist Church.

RAPP,

Childersburg, Al. Graveside services for Charles Edward Rapp, 78, are todayat 2 p.m. at

Pine Hill Memorial Park with Rev. Mike Ratliff officiating and Usrey FuneralHome

incharge. Mr. Rapp died Sunday at Russell Hospital in Alexander City. Survivorsinclude

a daughter, Nancy R. Lehe of Talladega and a sister, Dollie Lemm of Cashmere,Wash.

Mr. Rapp, a Cashmere,native, lifed in Childersburg since 1955. He was a WWIIveteran

He was retired from Kimberly-Clark and was a member of First United MethodistChurch

He was a member of the American Legion Post 17.

ROMBOKAS,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Gene S. Rombokas, 67, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m.at

Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Bonner officiating. Burial willbe in

Cedarwood Cemetery. Mr. Rombokas died Sunday at West Georgia Medical Centerin

LaGrange, Ga. Survivors include two daughters, Melinda Melvin of Spokane,Wash. and

Marilyn Rombokas of Thomasville, Ga.; a sister, Helen Fierro of Columbus,Ga. and a

brother Pete Rombokas of Roanoke. Mr. Rombokas , a lifelong resident of Randolph

County, was co-owner of City Cafe. He was a beteran of the Korean War andwas

preceded in death by his wife, Diane Crowder Rombokas.

TROPP,

Wedowee, Al. Services for Ann Elizabeth Sikes Tropp, 71, are today at 11a.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Mitchell officiating. Burial willbe in Levens

Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Tropp died Sunday at her home. Survivors includea

daughter, Peggy Weathers of Ellenwood, Ga. ;a son, Charles Sikes of New Hopeand six

grandchildren. Mrs. Tropp, an Orlando, Fla., native, was a monemaker anda member of

Calvary Baptist Church.

TURNER,

Anniston, Al. Services for Lerah Lorraine Turner, 70, will be Wednesday at11 a.m. at

Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Haynie officiating Burial will be inForestlawn

Gardens. Mrs Turner died Sunday at her home. Survivors include a daughter,Donna

Sellers of Anniston ; a son Roger Turner of Bynum ;two brothers Frank Reidof Oxford

and Jack Reid o Anniston ; a sister, Louise Roszell; four grandchildren threestep-

grandchildren and a great-grandson. Mrs Turner, an Anniston resident forthe past 50

years,was a member of Furst Baptist Church of DeArmanville. She was the widowof

Melvin Turner, and was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Rozell.

WEBB,

Oxford, Al. Services for Shirley Christine Webb, 60, are today at 3:30 p.m.at Miller

Funeral Home with Revs Jackie Taylor and Buddy Gentry officiating. Burialwill be in

Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Bynum. Mrs Webb died Monday at her home.

Surviverors include her husband, Gene Webb of Oxford; her mother, MozellDenham of

Anniston; two daughters Sherry McMichael of Buchanan,Ga., and Angela Smithof

Oxford; a sister, Juanita Estes of Anniston; a brother Jackie Lee of Dallas,Gal; jour

grandchildren and four treat-grandchildren. Mrs. Webb, an Oxford residentfor the past

10 years, was a Baptist.

WHITE,

Talladega, Al. Services for Luella White,68, will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.at Kelley Springs

Baptist Church with Rev. L.L. Jacob officiating. Burial will be in the Churchcemetery with

Sims Funeral Service in charge. Mrs White died Thursday at her home. Survivorsinclude her

husband, Ernest White of St. Louis, Mo.; and niece and caregiver, Mary L.Best of Talladega.

Mrs . White, a Talladega native, was a housewife.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 19,1997, OBITUARIES

ENDFINGER,

Mesa, Ariz. Graveside services for William Henry Endfinger, 87, will be Thursdayat 3

p.m. at Stemley Baptist Cemetery with Rev Archie Maddox officiating. Burialwill follow

Usrey Brown Service is in charge. Mr. Endfinger died Nov. 14 at Valley Lutheran

Hospital in Mesa. Survivors include a daughter, Sylvia Hutto of Mesa, Ariz;a sister,

Fannie Clements of Pell City; five grandchildren 13 great-grandchildren andone great-

great- grandchild.

HARMON,

Goodwater, Al Services for infant Justin Dewayne Harmon will be today at11 a.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home Chapel in Ashland with Rev. Jim Sims officiating.Burial will

follow in the Fairview Cemetery. The infant died Monday at Carraway Hospitalin

Birmingham. Survivors include his parents, Randy and JoAnn Harmon of Goodwater;two

sisters; Brittany Harmon and Kimberly Harmon, both of Lineville; two brothers,Billy Ray

Grogan and Andrew Scott Grogan, both of Goodwater; and grandparents, BillyJoe and

Marjorie Munnerlyn of Donnavin, Mo and I. D. and Retha Harmon of Wedowee

HONEYCUT,

Hollins, Al. Graveside services for Thomas P. Honeycut,74, will be todayat 3 p.m. at the

Hollins Cemetery with Rev. Roy Johnson officiating. Burial will follow. BenefieldFuneral

Home of Ashland is in charge. Mr Honeycut died Monday at Baptist MedicalCenter in

Montgomery. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Homeycut of Hollins; a daughter,

Charlotte Clifton of Hollins; a son Thomas Honeycut of Hollins; a sister,Dorothy Moates

of Goodwater; two stepsons; Carl Alexander and Danny Alexander, both of Arley,two

stepdaughters; Reba Westmoreland and June Aderholt, both of Addison, four

grandchildren; and on great-grandchild. Mr. Honeycut, a native andlifelongresident of

Coosa County, was retired from Russell Manufacturing Company in Sylacauga.He was a

veteran of WWII and a Baptist

McCAIN,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Violet T. McCain, 81, will be today at 11.a.m.at K.L.

Brown Funeral Home with Revs. Gerald Clark and L.P. Cobb officiating. Burialis in

Edgemont Cemetery. Mrs. McCain died Monday at Wessex House. Survivors include

her husband, Huey McCain of Blue Mountain; three daughters Pearlie Findleyand Ruby

Dupree, both of Anniston, and Anita Phillips of Piedmont; ghree sons; DavidMcCain of

Jacksonville, Gerald Henry McCain and Clifford McCain, both of Anniston;a sister, Annie

Mae Shaw of Oxford; 11 grandchildren;and nine great-grandchildren. Mrs McCain,a

Talladega native, lived in Blue Mountain for the past 40 years She attended

Congregational Holiness Church in Anniston. She was preceded in death bya daughter,

Phyllis Brewer and a sister, Beulah McCain.

PEEK,

Roanoke, Al. Services for James Barrett Peek,84, will be today at 2 p.m.at First Baptist

Church in Roanoke with Dr. Doug Turner officiating. Burial will follow atRandolph

Memory Gardens. Quattlebaum Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Peek died Tuesdayat

West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange. Survivors include his wife, LulaGriffin Peek

of Roanoke; two sons; Jimmy Peek of Wadley and Dan Peek of Huntsvelle; twosisters;

Minnie Sewell of Newman, Ga., and Blanche Payne of Prattville; and fourgrandchildren.

Mr. Peek, a Clay County native, was a self-employed Gulf Oil dealer and Navyveteran of

WWII He was a member of First Baptist Church in Roanoke.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 20, 1997, OBITUARIES

BENNETT,

Oxford, Al. Services for James Pinson "Jim" Bennett, 86, will be Friday at11 a.m. at

Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Ethridge officiating. Burial is in HarmonyBaptist

Cemetery in Anniston. Mr. Bennett died Wednesday at his home. Survivors includea

daughter, Ellen Bennett of Oxford; a daughter,Mary Jim Harper of Reform;a sister, Annie

Tom Hightower of Eufaula; two Grandchildren and a Great-grandchild. Mr. Bennettwas a

longtime Calhoun county and a Baptist.

CAUSEY,

Anniston,Al. Services for James Lester Causey, 74, will be Friday at 1 p.m.at Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Buel Brown officiating. Burial will be inEdgemont

Cemetery. Mr. Causey died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includehis

wife, Dorothy Causey of Anniston; two sons; Donald Causey of Gadsden andJames

Causey of Anniston; six sisters; Maudy Kirby of Panama City, Fla., HazelBurke of

Oxford, Imogene Lambert of Alexandria, Inez Dison of Temple, Ga., EstelleEddy of

Carrollton, Ga., and Francis Bradley of Buchanan, Ga., two Brothers; T.L.Causey of

Anniston and Albert Causey of Vancouver, Wash.; and five grandchildren. Mr.Causey, a

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Georgia native, was an Anniston resident for the past 56 years. He was amember of

Woodland Park Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII where hewon

the Bronze Star.

COBB,

White Plains, Al. Services for Clarice Borden Cobb, 89, will be Friday at11 a.m. at First

United Methodist Church with Dr. Will Garrett officiating. Burial is in GreenlawnMemorial

Gardens with K.L. Brown Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Cobb died Tuesday atAsckson

Haus Assisted Living. Survivors include a daughter , Joyce Helms of Washington,D.C. a

brother, Neal Borden of Piedmont; and a grandchild Allison Claire Helms ofGainesville,

Fla. Mrs. Cobb a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident, was a memberof First

United Methodist Church. She taught elementary school for 43 years.

CONN,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Catherine Inez Conn, 59, will be Friday at2 p.m. at K.L.

Brown Funeral Home with Revs. Gary Burns and Leroy Austin officiating. Burialis in

Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Comm died Tuesday at Gadsden Regional Medical

Center. Survivlrs include two daughters; Cathy Ledbetter of Wasilla, Alaska,and

Denise.Grubbs of Alexandria; a son, Steven Prince of Jacksonville; her mother,Ester Allen

of Jacksonville; three brothers; Thomas Allen and Wayne Allen, both ofJacksonville, and

Gene Allen of Montgomery. six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Mrs.Conn, a

Calhoun County native, retired from Anniston Army Depot in 1995 after 24years service.

She worked part-time at Wal-Mart after retirment. She was a Baptist.

FREELAND,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Margaret Mary Freeland, 72, will be Fridayat 9 a.m. at St.

Charles Catholic Church with Rev. William Lucas officiating and K.L. BrownFuneral

Home & Crematory in charge. Burial is in St. Michael's Cemetery in Wheaton,Ill. Mrs

Freeland died Wednesday at Stringfellow Hospital . Survivors include towdaughters;

Virginia Brommelsick of Largo, Fla. and Bonny Hale of Miami, Fla. five sons;Richard

Freeland of Stoughton, Wis., Scott Freeland and Patrick Freeland, both ofJacksonville,

James Freeland of Powder Springs, Ga., and Jerome Freeland of Anniston; asister,

Dorothy Flanders of Akron, N.Y. two brothers; Clarende Storey of Ruther Glen,Va.,

and Robert Storey of Sun City West, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren and agreat-grandchild. Mrs

Freeland, a Chicago native, was a resident of Jacksonville since 1984. Shewas a member

of St. Charles Catholic Church.

GALLOWAY,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Margaret Virginia Galloway, 78, will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at

Roanoke First United Methodist Church with Revs. Tex Ergle and Milton Boothofficiating.

Burial is in Shadowland Cemetery in LaGrange, Ga., with Quattlebaum FuneralHome in

charge. Mrs. Galloway died Tuesday at East Alabama Medical Center on Opelika.

Survivors include two sons; Joe Gallaway of Smyrna,Ga., and Randy Gallowayof

Carrollton, Ga.; and three grandchildren. Mrs Galloway, a lifelong residentof Roanoke,

was employed as a tectile worker with Palm Beach Company. She was a memberof

Roanoke First United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband,John

Galloway.

GOSS,

Pell City, Al. Dervices for William "Rick" Richard Goss, 51, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at

Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Pell City with Rev. Gordon Lee officiating Burialis in Coosa

Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Goss died Tuesday at his home. Survivorsinclude

his wife, Barbara Ann Goss of Pell City; andaughter, Angela Goss of PellCity two sons;

William Goss Jr. and Jack Goss, Both of Pell City; a sister, Louise Gurleyof Lincoln and a

brother, Johnny Goss of Pell City. Mr. Goss, a Pell City native was employedby Norfolk-

Southern Railroad . He served in the U.S. Army for three years and was aBaptist.

JERNIGAN,

Charleston, S.C. Services for Sophie S. Jernigan, 83, formerly of Annistonand

Jacksonville, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home. Mrs.Jernigan died

Tursday in Charleston.

JORDAN,

Talladega, Al. Services for Leonard Berllin "Bunk" Jordan, 75, will be todayat 3:30 p.m.

at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Nixon officiating. Burial will be inPine Hill

Memorial Park. Mr. Jordan died Tuesday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center.Survivors

include a daughter, Debbie Hughston of Talladega; a step-son, James RodneyFuller of

Atlanta; his mother, Lula Myrtist Worthy Jordan of Ashland; three sisters;Evelyn Dawkins

of Ashland , Avanell Cheaney of Cragford and Whittie Lashley of Newnan, Ga.;two

brothers; Glenn Jordan of Cragford and Stanley Jordan of South Hadley, Mass.;and a

grandson, Wesley Adam Hughston of Talladega. Mr. Jordan was a member of Southside

Baptist Church and a veteran of WWII He was a member of the American Legionand the

VFW. He retired from Alabama Power Co. in 1982.

SEXTON,

Ornage Heights, Fla. Services for Lloyd Eugene Sexton,73, formerly of Oxford,were

Saturday at First Baptist Church of Hawthorne, Fla., with Rev. Ben Blankenship

officiating. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery eith Williams-Thomas FuneralHome of

Hawthorne in charge. Mr. Sexton died Nov.12 at his home. Survivors includehis wife,

Billie Jean Lindley Sexton of Orange Heights; five daughters; Genia Woodof Melrose,

Fla., Tojuanna Bristow of Hawthorne, Deborah Starr of Gainesville, Fla.,Angela Helmer

of Earleton, Fla., and Shannon Morgan of Keystone Heithes, Fla.; two sons;Michael

Sexton of Earleton, Fla,. and Samuel Sexton of Orange Heights,Fla. sevensisters; Natalie

Taylor and Margaret Crowson, both of Oxford, Billie Faye Sides, Sue Adams,Joann

Middlebrook and Johnnie Pendergrass of Pensacola, Fal; 10 grandchildren;and two great-

grandchildren. Mr, Sexton was a painting Contractor and served in the U.S.Navy. Ge

was a Baptist and a hunter and fisherman.

WOODS,

Anniston, Al. Services for James Franklin Woods, 70, will be today at 2 p.m.at Gray

BRown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Gerald Clark officiating. Burial is in AnnistonMemorial

Gardens. Mr. Woods died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includehis wife,

Sara Woods of Anniston; a son Larry Woods of Bynum a brother, Robert Woodsof Austell,

Ga. three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Woods a lifelongresident of

Anniston worked with the City of Anniston Parks and Recreation Dept. He wasan Army

veteran who fought in the Korean War.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 21, 1997 OBITUARIES

ASHWORTH,

Piedmont, Al. Services for Minnie Ophelia Ashworth, 82, of Piedmont willbe Sunday at 2

p.m. At Plwasant Arbor Baptisst Church with Rev. Lewis Ward officiating.Burial follows

in Lebanon Campground Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home will be in charge.Miss

Ashworth died Thursday in Cherokee County. Survivors in clude three sisters;Ethel Kiser

of Piedmont, Bessie Morgan of Cave Springs, Ga. , and Faye Woodrome of PortAuthur

,Tx.and a brother, R.D. Ashworth of Centre. Miss Ashworth was a lifelongresident of

Cherokee County. She was a member of Pleasant Arbor Baptist Church.

BRADFORD,

Anniston,Al. Services for Margaret Bradford,68 will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m.at New

Prospect Baptist Church on Choccolocco with Rev. Sloan GResham Jr. officiating.Burial

will follow in Choccolocco Cemetery. Anniston Funeral Services are in charge.Mrs.

Bradford died Tursday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Rev JohnBradford of

Anniston three daughters; Theresa Teague of Pell City, Milton Teague Warnerof

Huntsville, and Charlotte Teague of Anniston; seven sons: Calvin Lee, JuliusTeague,

Johnny Ray Teague, Dennis Teague and Cevin Teague, all of Anniston, ScottTeague Jr. of

Onacoke, Va. and Nathanial Teague of Salt Lake City, Utah; three sisters;Dora Johnson

of Wilmington, Del. and Ida Pearl Ball and Demress Teague, both of Choccolocco;three

brothers Daniel Lee of Anniston, William Henry Lee of Choccolocco and WillardLee of

New Castle, Del; four stepdaughters asour great-grandchildren Mrs. Bradfordwas a

lifelong Calhoun County resident. She was a member of Oconee Baptist Church,

HIRANO,

Weaver, Al. Graveside services for Betty Graham Hirano, 68, will be Saturdayat 11 a. m.

at Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery with Re. Dewayne Harper officiating. Burialwill follow.

Mrs. Hirano died Wednesday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors iclude herhusband, Roy

Hirano of Weaver; a daughter, Aya Johns of Weaver; three sons: Gary Hiranoof

Thomasville Ga., Kai Hirano of Nashville, Tenn., and Mide Hirano of Redmon,Va. two

brothers James Graham of Tallahassee, Fla. and George Robert Graham ofLilburn,Ga.

and nine grandchildren. Mrs Hirano, a native of Calhoun County, was a memberof First

United Methodist Church of Weaver.

HOLLOWAY,

Anniston, Al. Services for Cleve Holloway,63, will be Saturday at 11a.m.at United

Christian Assembly of God Church with Revs. Charles Kirkpatrick, Watt Washington,

Benjamin Little, Cleveland Jones and Richard Stryker III officiating. Burialis in Lafeyette.

Anniston Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Holloway died Tuesday at RegionalMedical

Center. Survivors include his wife, Maudine Holloway. Mr. Holloway, a nativeof

Lafeyette, was a resident of Anniston most of his life. He was a builderand landscaper,

during which time his projects included the ball park for the youth, TheMen's Sportsmen's

Club and the Building of a Community of houses all in Hobson City.

JERNIGAN,

Charleston, S.C. Services for Sophie S. Jernigan, 83, formerly of Jacksonville,will be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at K.L.Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. TrumanNorred

officiating . Burial is in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mrs Jernigan died Wednesdayat Roper

Nursing Center. Survivors include a stepdaughter, Margaret Gupton of Charlesston;two

grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren Mrs Jernigan was a native andlifelong

Calhoun County resident. She was a member of Nannie Douthit Chapter O.E.S. and

West side Baptist Church.

KINES,

Oxford, Al. Services for Electa L. Kines, 82, will be Saturday at 2 p.m.at Gray

Brown=Service Chapel with Rev. Gerald Clark officiating. Burial is in Edgemont

Cemetery. Mrs Kines died Wednesday in Anniston Survivors include two daughters;

Sarah Ellen Smith of Stafford, Va., and Patricia Dietz of Mt.View, Calif.;a son, James

Kines of Anniston; two sisters; Edna Singleton and Gerdie Studdards, bothof Centre; four

brothers;Rev. Jack Cunningham and Curtis Cunningham, both of Jacksonville,Calvin

Cunningham of Nashville, Tenn..and Hobert Cunningham of Oxford; eightgrandchildren

and 11 great-grandchildren. Mrs Kines, a Cherokee County native, was a reaidentof

Oxford the past eight years. She was a retired Seamstress and preceded indeath by her

husband, James Kines.

KNIGHT,

Roanoke, Al Services for Roxie Etta Cole Knight, 85, will be today at 2 p.m.at Lowell

Methodist Church with Rev Ladd Williams officiating Burial will follow inCedarwood

Cemetery. Quattlebaum Funeral Home is in charge of Arrangements. Mrs. Knightdied

Wednesday at Randolph County Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn

Cavender of Five Points; a son, William Knight of Roanoke; two sisters; OdellBennett and

Addie Mae Reaves, both of Roanoke a brother, George Cole of Roanoke; four

grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Knight was a lifelong residentof

Randolph County. She was a member of Lowell Methodist Church and retiredfrom

Handley Mills.

POE,

Ohatchee, Al. Services for Wiley Spencer Poe, 74, will be today at 11 a.m.at Ragan

Chapel United Methodist Church with Revs. Joe Jones, Tim New and Steve Taylor

officiating. Burial will be in Ohatchee First Baptist Church Cemetery. ChapelHill Funeral

Home is in charge of arrangements Mr. Poe died Wednesday at his home. Survivors

include his wife, Louise Blackburn Poe of Ohatchee; two daughters; SheronPoe Taylor of

Acworth, Ga., and Diane Poe Cross of Woodstack, Ga.; three sisters: JerlineHale of

Huntsville, Lorene Copeland of Ohatchee,and Doris Poe of Huntsville; threebrothers;

Ralph Poe of Ohatchee, Winston Poe of Rainboe City, and JohnnyPoe ofDeArmanville;

three grandchildren and one great-grandson. Mr Poe was a native and residentof

Ohatchee. He was a U.S. Coast Guard WWII veteran, He was a Ragan Chapel United

Methodist Church member.

SNIDER,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Gary Dewayne "Dee" Snider, 44, will be Saturdayat 11a.m.

at Hall Chapel Congregational Holiness Church with Revs. Hollis Martin andHerbert

Hicks officiating Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. K.L. BrownFuneral

Home and Crematory. Mr. Snider died Wednesday at Jacksonvelle Hospital. Survovors

include his wife, Celeste Snider of Jacksonville; a daughter, Valerie SniderMiller of Ft.

Drum, N.Y.; a son Gary Snider II of Jacksonville; a sister, Sandra Hicksof Anniston; and

three brothers, Jerry Snider of Jacksonville, Randy Snider of West Palm Beach,Fla., and

Mike Snider of Anniston. Mr. Snider was employed by Pinkerton Tobacco Companyfor

13 years as a sales representatuve . He was preceded in death by his parents,Clevie and

Audrey Snider, and a brother, Travis Snider.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER, 22, 1997, OBITUARIES

BECKER,

Leesburg, Al. Services for Allison Glover Becker, 74, will be today at 2p.m. at Perry

Funeral Home Dr. Thomas Johnston officiating. Burial is in Highland Cemetery.Mrs.

Becker died Wednesday in a Rome,Ga. hospital. Survivors include a sister,Jean

Livingston of Wilmington, N.C. Mrs Becker, a Jefferson County native, wasa

homemaker. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Braxton Eugene and CoraAllison

Glover.

CANTER,

Piedmont, Al Graveside services for infant Cassicy Canter, two months, willbe today at 3

p.m. (EST) at Young;s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Cedartown, Ga.withRev.

Bobby Wood officiating. Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home is in charge The infantdied

Friday at home. Survivors include her parents, Danny and Leanne Canter ofPiedmont a

brother, Kendall Canter of Piedmont her grandparents Earl and Joan Canterof Piedmont

and Memory and Linda Galloway of Cedartown her great-grandparents, AlineCanter of

Piedmont and Curtis Lamb of Cedartown; and her great- great- grandmother,Ruth

Buttram of Piedmont.

KEY,

Wedowee, Al. Services for Shellie M. Key, 85, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. atUnion Hill

Congregational Methodist Church with Revs. James Abernathy and Billy Eastofficiating.

Burial is in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Linevillein charge. Mr.

Key died Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include five daughters;Geneva

Sutton and Annie White, both of Wedowee, Evelyn Snyder of Childersburg, Glenda

Milstead of Wedowee and Sandra Williams of Lincoln ; a son, Lawrence Keyof

Alexandria; three sisters; Mae Ogles of Newell, Murtle Pettus of Oxford andBetty

Graham of Wedowee; three brothers: Raymond Key of Roanoke, Clarence Key of

Wedowee and Erdis Key of Anniston; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.Mr.

Key, a Randolph County native and lifelong resident, was a farmer and Methodist.He was

preceded in death by a son, Harold Key and a granddaughter, Wanda Patterson.

NIXON,

Anniston,Al. Services for Michael Edward Nixon, 39 will be Sunday atGraybrown-Service

Mortuary at 2 p.m. with Rev. John Cosby officiating. Burial is in EulatonMethodist

Church. Mr. Nixon died Friday at Coosa Valley Baptist Medical Center inSylacauga.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Nixon of Anniston; a daughter, Kandi Nixonof Anniston;

his Mother, Margaret Nixon of Anniston; two sisters; Myra Parker of Floridaand Ann

Sedilloius of TExas; and two brothers; Jimmy Nixon of Lincoln and Davic Nixonof

Anniston Mr. Nixon was an Anniston Native.

POOR,

Anniston Al. Services for Ilah Marie Poor,78, will be Monday at 2 p.m. atgray Brown-

Service Mortuary. Burial is in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Poor died Fridayat Regional

Medical Center.

TATE,

Hollins,Al. Services for Mozelle Tate, 85, will be today at 2 p.m. at MillervilleBaptist

Church with Rev. Thompson Pitts officiating. Burial is in the adjoining cemetery.Benefield

Funeral Home of Ashland is in charge. Mrs. Tate died Thursday at StarcrestNursing

Home in Henry County, Ga. Survivors include two daughters; Mabel McDonaldMorris of

Sylacauga and Betty Jones of Atlanta; two sons James Tate of Munford andDewey Tate

of Atlanta; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Mrs Tate, a ClayCounty native

and lifelong resident, retired from the U.S. Forest Service. She was a Baptist.

WEAVER,

Anniston Al. Services for Clara Huckaby Weaver, 83, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at

Forestlawn Mausoleum with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Gray BRown-ServiceMortuary in

charge. Mrs. Weaver died Thursday in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband,D.C.

Weaver Jr. of Anniston; and a son, David Claude Weaver of Birmingham MrsWeaver

was an Anniston resident the last 46 years. She was a member of Parker MemorialBaptist

Church She was retired from civil service at Fort CcClellan..

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 23, 1997, OBITUARIES

BEASON,

Anniston, Al Services for Linda D. Beason,32, will be Monday at 1 p.m. atEbonezer

Baptist Church in Ragland with Steve Hudson officiating . Burial is in MorningStar

Cemetery. Mrs Beason died Friday, Nov. 14, at Regional Medical Center. Survivors

include her commonlaw husband, Bruce Carr of Anniston a son, Melvin Beasonof

Anniston; seven sisters: Geraldine Carson of Ragland, Ollie Mae Beason of

Gadsden,Emma Rogers of Mobile,Zadie Beason of Georgia, and Diane Beason,Tracy

Beason, and Lillie Beason ,all of Anniston; five brothers; George Beason,Roger Beason

and Martin Joseph Beason, all of Ragland, Willie Beason of Anniston, andPink Beason Jr.

of Fla.; two stepsons; and five stepdaughters.

FORD,

Lanett, Al. Services for EddieBell Ford,90, formerly of Jacksonville, willbe today at 2 p.m.

at Jacksonville Church of God with Revs. O.V. Sewell and Earl Vinson officiating.Burial is

in Four Mile Cemetery. K. L. Brown Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Mrs.

Ford died Friday at Lanette Geriatric Center. Survivors include four daughters:Brenda

Ford of Heflin, Mary Turner of Burlington , N. C. , Sarah Norred of Jacksonvilleand

Ruby Hicks of Anniston.Three sons Len Ford of Lanette, and Kenneth Ford andLewis

Ford, both of Jacksonville ,a sister, Imogene Shealy of Jacksonville; 28grandchildren; and

22 great-grand children Mrs. Ford a former resident of Jacksonville, wasa member of

Jacksonville Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, CraigJames and

her son Horace Ford.

GREEN,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for James Hubert Green,87 will be Monday at 11a.m.at First

Baptist Church of Williams with Revs. Mike Oliver and Bob McLeod officiating.Burial will

be in Williams Cemetery. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory. Mr. Greendied

Saturday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice Green of Jacksonville;two

daughters: Peggy McFall and Joyce Johnson, both of Jacksonville; two sons:Doyle Green

of Jacksonville and Jim Green of Silver Lakes; a sister, Ruby Harris ofJacksonville two

brothers; Duard Green of Jacksonville and Walker Green of Southside; ninegrandchildren;

and nine great grandchildren Mr Green was a native and lifelong residentof the Williams

community. He was a member of the FirstBaptist Church of Williams.

HURST,

Thorsby,Al Services for Clayton Dale Hurst,65, will be today at 2 p.m. atBenefield

Funeral Home Chapel in Lineville with Rev. Pat Hurst officiating. Burialwill follow in the

Union D. Baptist Church Cemetery Mr. Hurst died Friday at home. Survivorsinclude

two daughters: Darlene Hurst Grant of Eulaton and Robbi Clements of Smyrna,Tenn.; two

sons: Edwin Hurst of Dothan and Rodney Hurst of Ohatchee; two brothers OlinHurst of

Lineville and Girley Hurst of New York; nine grandchildren ; and onegreat-grandchild.

Mr. Hurst was a native and former resident of Clay County but lived in Thorsbysince

1972. He was a Korean War veteran, farmer and member of UnionD Baptist

POOR,

Anniston, Al. Services for Ilah Marie RAy Poor, 78, will be Monday at 2 p.m.at Gray

Brown-Service Chapel with Dr. James Bert Davis officiating. Burial is inMaple Grove

Cemetery. Mrs Poor died Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includea

daughter, Gail Kiker of Huntsville; a son Tom Pruitt of Anniston; two sisters:Mamie Davis

of Birmingham and Pearl McCullough of Oxford; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-

grandchildren. Mrs. Poor, a resident of CalhounCounty was a member of OakBowery

Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Truman Poor.

RAY,

Piedmont, Al. Services for Savage Wilson Ray, 79, will be today at 2 p.m.at Thompson

Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Buerhaus officiating. Burial will follow inHighland

Cemetery. Mr. Ray died Friday at home. Survivors include his wife, FrancesRay of

Piedmont; three sons; Wayne Ray and Norris Ray.of Piedmont, and Bruce Rayof Helena;

a sister, Pauline Boles of Jacksonville eight grandchildren. and fourgreat-grandchildren. Mr

Ray was a lifelong resident of Piedmont and member and elder of PiedmontCumberland

Presbyterian Church, where he served for 40 years. He was a retired salesmanfor

Bennett-Knight Furniture Company.

WATERS,

Ohatchee, Al. Graveside services for Joyce Waters,55, will be today at 2p.m.at Mt. Olive

Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Wayne Gardner officiating. Burial followswith Gray

Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mrs Waters died Friday at Regional MedicalCenter.

Survivors include a son,Eddie Garrett of Chidkamauga, Ga.; three sisters:mary Bailey of

Ohatchee, Frances Presley of Lincoln, and Jackie Brown of Ypsilanti, Mich.;a brother,

Thomas Johnson of Federal Way, Washington and a grandson Jonathon EdwardMoses

Garrett. Mrs. Waters was a Baptist.

WILLIAMSON,

Heflin, Al. Services for Ottis Dennis Williamson, 66, will be Monday at 2p.m. at

DrydenFuneral Home Chapel with Revs. W.E. Jones Jr. and William Payneofficiating.

Burial follows in Verdon Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Williamson died Saturday athome

ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 24,1997 OBITUARIES

HOUSTON,

Atlanta, Ga. Services for John Wesley Houston, 60, are today at 2 p.m. atMount Olive

United Methodist Church in Wadley with Rev. Hollis Boykin officiating. Burialwill follow

in the church cemetery with Silmon Mortuary in charge. Mr Houston died Tuesday.

Survivors include his mother, Essie Houston of Wadley; a sister Jessie Houston;and six

brothers, Joe , Oliver, Henry , Abron, and Donald Houston all of Atlanta,and Frank

Houston of Roanoke.

PRUITT,

Piedmont, Al. Services for James W. Pruitt, 65, of Piedmont will be Tuesdayat 2 p.m. at

Mickelson-McGee Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Van Bolinger officiating. Burialwill be

in Gnatville Cemetery. Mr. Pruitt died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivorsinclude

his wife, Beulah Frances Pruitt of Piedmont; two daughters, Myra Wells ofAlexnadria and

Peggy Murray of Pleasant Valley; four sons, Jimmy Pruitt of Pleasant Valley,Johnny Pruitt

and Jeff Pruitt, both of Jacksonville, and Jamie Pruitt of Piedmont; threesisters Margie

Barnes and Edna Phillips,, both of Piedmont, and Willie Mae Tolvert ofGreenville, S.C. ,

two brothers, Wallace Pruitt of Hokes Bluff and M.L. Pruitt of Rome, Ga.eight

grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr.Pruitt was a resident of Piedmontfor most

of his life. He was a retired Logger.

SUTTON,

Heflin, Al. Services for Curtis Crawford Sutton, 87, will be Tuesday at 11a.m. at Smyrna

Baptist Church, Randolph County, with Rev. Monroe Lipscomb officiating. Burialwill be

in Smyrna Cemetery . Mr. Sutton died Sunday at Cleburne County NursingHome.Dryden

Funeral Home will be in charge. Survivors include his wife, Elma LillianSutton of Heflin,

two daughters Sue Hoy of Coppell , Texas, and Margie Whitmore of Oxford;five

grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren Mr. Sutton was a life long residentof

Cleburne County and a member of Pinetuckey Baptist Church.

WILLIAMSON,

Heflin, Al. Services for Ottis Dennis Williamson, 66, are today at 2 p.m.at Dryden Funeral

Home Chapel with Revs. W.E. Jones Jr. and William Payne officiating; Burialwill be Verdon

Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Williamson died Saturday at his home. Survivors includehis wife,

Eunice Morrison Williamson of Heflin; a son, William Allen Williamson ofHeflin; a daughter,

Judy Carol Pearson of LaGrange, Ga. a brother, Norman Williamson of Heflin;five sisters,

Irene Cook and Jeanette Crow, both of Heflin, Jettie Watford of Columbus,Ga. Edna

Burrows of Birmingham and Linda Laile of Temple Ga. and two grandchildrenMr.

Williamson, a Boaz native, was a Cleburne County resident for most of hislife. He was

employed by Campbell and Son Farm in Cleburne County.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 25,1997, OBITUARIES

WYNN,

Anniston , Al. Services for Mrs. Zula Barnes Wynn will be today at 2 p.m.at Mount

Calvary Baptist Church with Revs. P.Q. Woods, E. Leonard, J.S. Nettles and

N.Q.Reynolds officiating Burial will be in Edan Hills Cemetery with ErvinFuneral Chapel

in charge.Mrs Wynn died Thursday at her home . She was 71 years Survivorsinclude her

husband, John Acie Wynn Sr. of Anniston; a son, John A. Wynn Jr. ofBirmingham;her

mother, Oretha Barnes of Anniston; and two sisters, Betty J. Barnes and MaryE. Landrum

both of Chicago. An Anniston native, Mrs Wynn retired form the Anniston CitySchool

System three years ago.

AUSTIN,

Hickory,N. C. Services for Fred Marcus Austin, 83, formerly of Anniston willbe

Wednesday at 11 a.m. (EST) at First Baptist Church with Dr. Williams Leathersand Rev

Pat Pearce officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens withBass-Smith

Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Austim died Monday at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Jones Austin of Hickory; a daughter,Karen A.

Hitchner of Hickory; a son, David E. Austin of Statesville, N.C. a sister,Christine Staton

of Atlanta; two granddaughters, and six great-grandchildren Mr, Austin wasa member of

First Baptist Church of Hickory. He was the retired owner and manager ofCatawba

Valley Insurance Agency.

BRADDOCK,

Eastaboga, Al. Services for Charles Trammell "Tommy" Braddock will be Wednesdayat

7 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home andCrematory with Marvin Singleton officiating.Mr

Braddock died Monday at his home . Survivors include his wife, Shirley Braddockof

Eastaboga; his Mother, Janet Irwin of Arizona; his stepfather, W.B. Irwinof Arizona; five

daughters , Arleen Hemmelgarn of St Henry,Ohio, Becky Braddock of Coldwater,Janet

Cotton of Oxford, Elaine Asbury of Miami and Sandra Estes of Anniston; threebrothers

Michael Carlisle Braddock of Atlanta, Willwam B. Braddock of Arleigh andTerry Irwin of

California;and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Braddock, a Jacksonville, Fla., native,was a

Methodist. He was a member of the Elk Lodge 189.

BROWN,

Anniston, Al. Services for Jewell Brown, 69, will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.at Friendship

Baptist Church with Rev. J.E. Merriweather officiating. Burial will be EdenHills Cemetery

with Anniston Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Brown died November 18 atStringfellow

Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Ora Brown of Anniston; two daughters,Betty Ann

Hall of Montgomery and Gladys Taylor of Los Angeles; two sons, Joseph JuliusBrown

and Michael Anthony Brown, both of Anniston; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-

grandchildren. Mr. Brown an Anniston native and lifelong resident. was amember of

Friendship Baptist Church and retired from Union Foundry. He Worked for ReddAfro

Cab Co.

CARR,

Anniston, AL, Services for Karen Lorine Carr, 38, will be Wednesday at 11a.m. at

Weaver Church of Christt with DuWayne McNaughton officiating. Burial willbe in Oak

Bowery Cemetery in Weaver. Miller Funeral Home is in charge. Ms. Carr diedSunday at

Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors include three sisters, Candy Gardner ofAnniston, Helen

Thompsonof Coldwater and Charith Thompson of Saks; and two brothers, Charles

Kloepfer of Ohatchee and Kenneth Kloepfer of Hernando Fla. Ms. Carr an Anniston

resident, was a member of Weaver Church of Christ.

HILL,

Lineville, Al. Services for Bernice Kennedy Hill, 93, will be Wednesday at11 a.m. at

Blacks Chapel United Methodist Church with Revs Frank Rasbury and James Duke

officiating.. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Hill died Mondayat Clay County

Hospital. Survivors include two daughters, Kathleen Lupian of Montgomeryand Joyce

Hill of Lineville; two sons, William J. Hill of New Ellenton, S.C., and JamesM. Hill of

Glencoe; eight grandchildren. Mrs Hill a Clay County native, was a homemakerand

member of Blacks Chapel United Methodist Church.

HOPKINS,

Lithonis, Ga. Services for Roy "Beddy" Dale Hopkins, 49, will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m. at

New Hope Church with Rev. Tom Hutt officiating. Burial will be in New HopeCemetery

with Jordan Funeral Home in charge, Mr Hopkins died Saturday at his home.Survivors

include three daughters, Amy Rea Griffin of Mableton, Ga., Candy FeliciaHopkins of

Lithonia , Ga. and Crystal Leigh Hopkins of Austell, G.; two sons, Roy DaleHopkins Jr.

and Eric Brian Hopkins, both of Austell; his mother, Lillie Hopkins of StoneMt.,Ga. two

sisters, Betty Vasser and Francis Laudicina, both of Georgia; five brothers,Gene Hopkins

of Alabama, Harold Hopkins, David Hopkins, Darrell Hopkins and Charles Hopkins,both

of Gerogia; and two grandchildren Mr. Hopkins ,a Floyd County, Ga., native,was a tree

surgeon.

JACKSON,

Birmingham, Al. Services for Mary "Mae Clark" Jackson, 95 , formerly of Ashland,will be

today at 1 p.m. at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with Revs. A. L. Dowdelland Julis

Love officiating. Burial will be in Old Field Cemetery with Garrett Funeralhome of

Lineville in charge. Mrs Jackson died November 16th at Medical Center East.Survivors

include four grandchildren Barbara Clark Braxton of Philsdelphia, Judy Johnsonof

California , Levonia Jean Hardy of Atlanta and Howard GRant of Birmingham;and three

great-grandchildren. Mrs Jackson was a member of Morning Star Baptist Churchin

GAdsden.

LUMSDEN,

Warner Robins, Ga.. Services for James Lumsden,67, will be Wednesday at 10a.

m.(EST) at McCullough Funeral Home in WarnerRobbins,Ga., with Chaplain JoeGraham

officiating. Burial will be in Piedmont Memory Gardens in Piedmont. Mr. Lumsdendied

Sunday. Survivors include his wife, Mary J. Lumsden of Warner Robbins; twosons,

Clayton Lunsden of Macon,Ga., and Derrek Lumsden of Warner Robbins; two sisters,

Mary Voiles of Piedmont and Ann Shealy of Jacksonville; two brothers HarlanLumsden

of Lincoln and Charles Lumsden of Marietta Ga.; and three grandchildren.Mr. Lumsden,

a Piedmont native, had lifed in Warner Robbins for Many years. He was a memberof

Worner Robbins Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents, JamesOtis and

Essie M. Lumsden.

MILLER,

Ashland, Al.. Services for I.V. Miller will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at BenefieldFuneral

Home in Lineville with Rev. Braden Morrison officiating. Burial will be inClay County

Memory Gardens. Mrs Miller died Monday at Clay County Hospital . Survivorsinclude a

son , James Miller of Ashland; two stepsons, Floyd Miller and Leonard Miller,both of

Ashland; a stepdaughter, Sybil Yates of Fairfax; two sisters, Ione Pittmanof Lanett and

Irene Thomaston of Lineville; a brother, Edward Thomaston of Lineville; two

grandchildren, Mark Miller and Kim Walker both of Ashland; and a great-grandchild.

Mrs. Miller, a Clay County native and lifelong resident, was a homemakerand a Baptist.

MITCHELL,

Weaver, Al. Services for Randell Albert Mitchell, 49, will be Wednesday atnoon at GRay

Brown -Service Mortuary with Rev. Gary Stewart officiating. Burial will bein Anniston

Memorial Gardens. Mr. Mitchell died Saturday at his home. Survivors includehis parents,

Jim and Louise Stone of Weaver; four sisters, Lyndia Bridges of Alexandria,Brenda

Mitchell of Anniston, Tricia Coburn of Boston, and Joanna Warren of Weaver.Mr.

Mitchell was a Navy veteran during the Vietnam War, was retired from AnnistonArmy

Depot, and was a Baptist.

MITCHELL,

Oxford, Al. Services for Robert Mitchell, 80, will be today at Trinty LutheranChurch with

John Shaddix, Duyo Marks, Jimmy Demetro, Walter Mitchell and Karing Kazanjain

officiating. Burial will be in Dagwood Trail Cemetery with Miller Funeralhome in charge.

Mr. Mitchell died Friday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital . Survivors includehis wife,

Lilly Mitchell of Oxford; three daughters, Sonia Mitchelll, Dianna Tennisand Patsy Mitchell

all of Oxford; four sons, Lovie Mitchell of Atlanta, Perry Mitchell of Oxford,John Mitchell

of Atlanta and Wallace Mitchell of Oxford; three sisters, Annie Mitchellof Las Vegas,

Georza Mitchell of Atlanta and Ruby Mitchell of Florida; three brothers,Alex Mitchell, Eli

Mitchell and Miller Mitchell, all of Florida; and severla grandchildren.Mr. Mitchell was an

Oxford resident for the past 47 years.

PEARSON,

Wadley, Al. Services for Morgan Milton Pearson,76, will be Wednesday at 11a.m. at

Wadley First United Methodist Church with Revs Bill Huffman and Benny Cosper

officiating. Burial will be in Wadley Cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Homein charge.

Mr. Pearson died Monday at LaGrange Hospice in LaGrange, Ga. Survivors includehis

wife, Sara Davis Pearson of Wadley; a daughter, Joy Fennick of New Castle,Pa.; two

sons, Morgan Milton Pearson III of Eufaula and David D.Pearson of Birmingham;two

sisters, Mildred Pearson of Wadley and Sara Rob Darden of Hueytown ; a brother,Frred

Pearson of Wadley; and three grandchildren, Mr. Pearson, a lifelong residentof Wadley;

was a WWII Army veteran and a retired postmaster at Five Points. He was amember of

Wadley Kiwanis Club, a member of the Utilities Board and a former WadleyFire Chief.

TUCKER,

Anniston, Al. Services for Lena Mae Marie Tucker, 53, will be Wednesday at2 p.m. at

Gray Brown-Service Moreuary. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery.Mrs.

Tucker died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include two daughters,

Samantha M. Butner of Killeen, Tx.and Kum R. Bradley of Blue Mt. ; a sister,Bonnie

Jean Smith of Blue Mt. and three grandsons, Eric W Butner, Todd A. Butnerand Allen J.

Lovell. Mrs Tucker was a lifelong resident of Anniston and worked at Tape-craftfor

several years.

VAUGHN,

Centre, Al. Services for Hazel Mae Crane Vaughn, 82, will be Wednesday at11 a.m. at

Perry Funeral Home with REv. Bill Crane officiating. Burial will be in CherokeeMemory

Gardens. Mrs Vaughn died Monday in Cherokee County Nursing Home. Survivors

include a son; Roy Crane of Centre; a sister, GEorgia D. Tucker Parnell ofOneonta; two

grandchildren an a great-grandchild. Mrs Vaughn, a Cherokee County nativewas a

member of Sardis Hill Baptist Church and a homemaker She was preceded indeath by her

parents, Joe and Martha Maude Davis.

VISE,

Oxford, Al. Services for James "Poppy" Vise,71 will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at Miller

Funeral Home with Rev. C.O. Grinstead officiating. Burial will be in TrinityBaptist Church

Cemetery. Mr. Vise died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includehis wife,

Ann"Nanna" Vise of Oxvord; a daughter, Judye Potts of Oxford; two sisters,Betty

Tallifaro of Alexandria and Mary Odom of Laguna Beach Fla. two grandchildren,and two

great-grandchildren. Mr. Vise, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, wasa WWII Army

veteran He Played football and was a member of trinity Baptist Church. Hewas retired

from U.S. Pipe after 37 years of service.

Wooster,

Anniston, Al. GRaveside services for Marion L. Wooster, 84, will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m.

at Forestlawn Gardens with Rev. Jerry Erwin officiating. Chapel Hill FuneralHome will be

in charge Survivors include three sons, John J Wooster and Charles L. Wooster,both of

Saks and Wilfred H. Wooster of SalmonArm, British Columbis, Canada.; andthree

grandchildren, Mrs. Wooster a Massachusetts mative, was a Saks resident forthe past 52

years. She was a monemaker and member of First United Methodist Church ofSaks She

was preceded in death by her husband, JohnJ. Wooster Jr.

THE ANNISTON STAR NOVEMBER 26, 1997, OBITUARIES

BOGGS,

Anniston Al. Nathaniel Boggs Jr., 70, died on November 21, A funeral masswill be Friday

at 10 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church with Rev Richard E. Donohoe officiating.Burial

will be is Edan Hills Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service in charge..Survivors include

two daughters, Paula E. Boggs, Gerogetown, Tx and Lynette Boggs Mc Donaldof Las

Vegas ; two sons, Nathaniel cornell Boggs from Fenton, Mo. and Dallas Boggsof Eugene,

Ore.; one sister Naurrese B. Phillops of Anniston; one Brother, John A. Reedof Anniston

and three grand children Dr. Boggs, the son of the late Iola Cooper BoggsNickerson and

Nathaniel Boggs Sr. was a graduate of Cobb Avenue High School and a WWIIVeteran

ARKONTAKY,

Anniston, Al. Services for Charles Nicholas Arkontaky,82, will be Wednesdayat 10:30

A.M. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with the Rev Ignatius Crickett officiatingBurial

will be in Eulaton United Methodist Cemetery. Mr. Arkontaky died at the CareProvicers

Home of Sherry Haston in Munford Survivors include his wife, Geraldine T.Arkontaky ; a

daughter,Geraldine T. Arkontaky a daughter Diane A. Ledbetter of Annistona son. G.

Nicholas Arkontaky of Anniston; a sister, Mary Comens of North Miame Beach,Fla. and

two grand children. A New York native, Mr. Arkontaky served in WWII and the27gh

Division stationed at Ft. McClellan. He retired with 32 years of governmentservice.

CASON,

Columbia, Tenn. Services for Annie Bell Cason,85, formerly of Talladega,will be today at

Talladega Funeral Home with Revs. Phillip Olsen and Larry Haywood officiating.Burial

will be in Pine Hill Cemetery with Talladega Funeral Home in charge. Ms.Cason died at

Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia Survivors include a daughter, GlendaBarrett of

Spartenburg. S. C.; two sons, John Robert Cason of Columbia, Tenn., and JerryCason of

Ruverside; a sister, Willie Cooper of Talladega; a brother, Joe McKinnonofTalladega; and

three grandchildren. Ms. Cason was a native of Talladega County and retiredfrom

Wehadkee Yarn. She was a Baptist.

COSPER,

Roanoke, Al. Graveside services for Aley Mae Cosper, 80, will be today at3 p.m. at

Randolph Memory Gardens with Rev. Tim Teague officiating and QuattlebaumFuneral

Home of Roanoke in charge. Ms. Cosper died Tuesday at West Georgia MedicalCenter.

Survivors include a son, Oliver Leon Shelton of LaGrange, Ga.; a sister,Faye Waldrep of

Roanoke; a brother,Addis Ray Smith of Roanoke; three grandchildren, fourgreat-

grandchildren, and a great-great- grandson; several nieces and nephews. Ms.Cosper

was a lifelong resident of Roanoke. She was retired from Palm Beach Co.

FLEMING,

Weaver, Al. Graveside services for Jean Margret Fleming,64, will be Fridayat 11a.m. at

Maple Grove Mausoleum with Rev. Gearge Quiggle officiating with K.L. BrownFuneral

Home in charge. Mrs Fleming died Sunday at her home. Survivors include herhusband,

Albert M. Fleming, one daughter, Llisa A. Brooks of Charleston, S.C.; oneson Richard A

Fleming of Jacksonville; four sisters ;four brothers; two grandchildren;and several neices

and nephews.

HUMPHREY,

Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Mary Lee Humphrey, 94, will be todayat 11 a,m. at

Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. David F. Sharp officiating and Usrey FuneralHome in

charge. Ms. Humphrey died Monday in Alpine. Survivors include a daughter,Ruth

Humphrey Hurst of Alpine; a sister, Jewel Humphrey Pettus of Talladega; abrother, J.D.

"Joy" Humphrey of Anniston; three grandchildren , seven great-grandchildrenandfour

great-great- grandchildren.

McDONALD,

Talladega, Al. Services for Ida R. McDonald, 98, will be today at 1 p.m.atClay County

Funeral Home in Ashland with Rev. Jeffrey L Sims officiating Burial willbe in Wesley's

Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. McDonald died Monday at Talladega Health Care Center.

Survivors include one daughter, Pauline Wesley of Talladega; one son, LloydMcDonald of

Birmingham; three sisters, Ollie Cofield of Milton, Fla., AnnieRuth Harperof Anniston and

Velma Hill of Heflin; two brothers, Charlie W. Rice and Brenton Rice, bothof Lineville;

five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren,and five great-great-grandchildren. Mrs.

McDonald was a native of Randolph County and lived most of her life in TalladegaCounty

She was a homemaker and member of Talladega Creek Baptist Church

NOLAN,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Helen Nolan,68, will be today at 2 plm. at theFirst Baptist

Church of Roanoke with Rev. Lathonia J. Wright officiating. Burial will bein the East

Roanoke Cemetery with Simon Mortuary of Roanoke in charge. Mrs. Nolan died

Saturday. Survivors include three daughters , Catherine White, Beulah Fosterand Decie

Sims, all of Roanoke; four sons, Walter , Ronnie, Angelo, all of Roanoke,and JamesNolan

of Wilmington, Del.; a sister, Mary T. Bell of Roanoke ;and seferal grandchildrenand

great-grandchildren.

STANFIELD,

Anniston, Al. Services for Barry Duane Stanfield,37, will be Saturday at11 a.m. at Anniston

Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematoryof

Jacksonville in Charge. Entombment will follow in Anniston Memorial GardensMausolleum.

Mr. Stanfield died Tuesday in Gadsden.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 27, 1997, OBITUARIES

BENARD,

Wedowee, Al. Services for Marlon Benard, 42, will be Saturday at 11 a.m.at The House

of Yahweh,Old Dam Road, Wedowee withRev. Dr. E.L. Hunter and Rev. Henry Sterling

officiating.Burial will be in Steven Mission United Methodist Church in Wedowee.

Survivors include a son Anthony Benard of Detroit; a step daughter TerriLane of Chicage;

his father, Richard Benard of Detroit; his mother, Agnes Benardof Detroit;a brother, Brent

Benard of Detroit; three sisters, Denise Benard and Martha Yvette Bivens,both of Detroit,

and Beverly Ann Henry of Bristol, Conn.; his grandmother, Annie Scales ofWedowee.

Clark Memorial Funeral Service will be in charge.

ADERHOLD,

Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Clarence V. Aderhold, 65, will be Wednesdayat 3

p.m. at GReenlawn Cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Aderhold

died Tuesday at his home. Survivors include two daughters; Donna Sue Hicksand Debra

Lou Bellin, both of Tennessee; his mother, Bernice Aderhold of Anniston;a sister, Martha

Nell Weiss of Lincoln; five grandchildren and a great-grand child. Mr. Aderholdwas

employed by Lockheed for 20 years He was a Calhoun County native.

BAKER,

Heflin, Al Services for Homer Denny Baker, 69, of Heflin will be today at2 p.m. at Heflin

Baptist Church with Revs. W.E. Jones Jr. and Phillip Morris officiating.Burial is in Heflin

City Cemetery with Dryden Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Baker died Tuesdayat Regional

Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Vera Sue Baker of Heflin; twosisters: Malree

Jackson of Alexander Cety and Catherine Hunt of Tuscaloosa; and two brothers:Junior

Baker and Ulyssus Baker both of TWxas. Mr. Baker, a New Site native, wasa Heflin

resident cince 1983. He attended Heflin Baptist Church.

HANNA,

Anniston Al. Services for Willie Mae Hanna, 80. will be Saturday at 2 p.m.aat Zion Hill

Baptist Church in White Plains, with Rev. John Bradford officiating. Burialis in White

Plains Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service in charge. Mrs Hanna died Mondayat

Regional Medical Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, Edward Hanna ofAnniston; a

step-son, James Hanna of Atlanta; 13 grandchildren and severalgreat-grandchildren. Mrs

Hanna was a Zion Hill Baptist Church member and retired from SuperValu inJacksonville

HARRELSON,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Bevar Holder Harrellson, 84, will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at

Chapel Hill Funeral Home with her grandsons, Allen Webster, Wade Websterand Chuck

Webster, officiating. Mrs. Harrelson died Tuesday at Wessex House.Survivorsinclude

four daughters; Mary Butler and Nancy Harrelson both of Weaver, Diana Websterof

Ohatchee and Judy Webster of Colliersville, Tenn., three sons: Larry Harrelsonof Saks,

Phillip Harrelson of Milton, Fla,and Roger Harrelson of Jacksonville, Fla.;a sister Mildred

Clements of Huntsville , four brothers Clifford Holder of Jacksonville, SheltonHolder of

Oxford, J.P. Holder of Alexandria and Lee Holder of Anniston; 12grandchildren,and14

great-grand children. Mrs. Harrelson, a Calhoun County native and lifelongresident,was a

homemaker and member of Weaver Church of Christ. She was preceded in deathby her

husband, Hugh Harrelson, a daughter, Faye Willis and a son Hugh Harrelson.

HAYES,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Carolyn Ann Hayes,41, will be Friday at 2p.m. at Gray

BRown-Service Mortuary eith Rev. Vernon Hayes officiating. Burial will bein Oak

Bowery Baptist Cemetery. Mrs. Hayes died Monday at a Birmingham hospital.Survivors

include a daughter, Barbie Hayes of Anniston; a son, Gary Hayes of Anniston;her mother,

Gaynell Grubb of Anniston; her father, Donald Grubb Sr. of Ohatchee; a sisterDonna

Grubb of Ohatchee; two brothers: Jimmy Grubb of Lincoln and Donald GrubbJr. of

Ohatchee; and a grandchild, Caitlin Marie Boone. Mrs Hayes was a former Anniston

resident and was employed by Anniston Army Depot.

RICE,

Blue Mountain, Al. Services for George William "Doug" Rice,79, will be Saturdayat 1 p.m.

at GRay Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Monty Clendinin officiating. Burialis in

Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rice died Tuesday at National Health CareCenter in

Golden Springs.

STANFIELD,

Anniston Al. Services for Barry Duane Stanfield, 37, will be Saturday at11 a.m. at

Anniston Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Rev Whitt Hibbs officiating. Entombment

will be in the mausoleum with K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory incharge. Mr.

Stanfield died Tuesday in Gadsden. Survivors include his mother and step-fatherJoyce

Standield Hicks and James Hicks of Anniston ; his sister, Brenda Moore ofAnniston; and

a brother, Joel Stanfield of Anniston.

WARREN,

Lincoln Al. Graveside services for Larry David Warren, 46, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Sunny

Eve Baptist Church Cemetery, om DeArmanville, with Rev Martin Murray officiatingand

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Mr. Warren died Wednesday at CitizensHospital

in Talladega. Survivors include a sister, Joyce Nixon of Lincoln. Mr Warrenlived in Calhoun

and Talladega Counties all his life,

THE ANNISTON STAR NOVEMBER 29,1997 OBIRUARIES

BAILEY,

Anniston, Al. Graveside services for infant Kelly Lee Bailey, are today at1 p.m. at Oak

Grove Cemetery with Rev. Charles Rutherford officiating. K.L. Brown FuneralHome will

be in charge. The infant died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude

her parents, Kenny and Jennifer Bailey a brother, Christopher Bailey hergrandparents,

JoAnne and Kenneth Anthony of Alexandria, James and Janet Bailey of Glencoeand

Charlotte Beal of Ohatchee.Her great-grandparents,Joe and Jouce Beal of Annistonand

Troy and Elizabeth Johns of Piedmont.

BAKER,

Anniston, Al. Services for Hazel L. Baker, 84, will be today at 11 a.m. atGray Brown-

Service Mortuary with Rev. Steve Coleman and Randall Coleman officiating.Burial will be

in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs Baker died Thursday at Colonial Pines Healthand

Rehabilitation Center in Oxford. Survivors include a daughter, Valla Greenof Anniston; a

son Rudolph Roberts of Anniston; a sister, Pauline Haynes of Anniston; fourbrothers,

Charlie Coleman of Oregon, Dewey Coleman and Frank Coleman both of Annistonand

Arnold Coleman of Arizona; and a grandson Eric Muth of Pell City. Mrs Baker,an

Anniston native, was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter DaySaints.

CLEVELAND,

Centre, Al. Services for Charles Robert "Bob" Cleveland,43, of Centre, aretonight at 6 at

Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Melvyn Salter and Stanley Clark and Dr. JimmySavage

officiating Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr. Cleveland diedThursday in a

Gadsden Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Sherry Cleveland of Birminghamtwo

daughters, Haley Cleveland and Hilary Cleveland, both of Birmingham, a step-son,Reid

Owens of Birmingham and a sister, Becky Pritchett. Mr. Cleveland, a Centrenative, was

a member of Centre First United Methodist Church. He was a real estate developerand

was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Jean Burkhalter Cleveland.

GILLEY,

Heflin, Al. Services for Shane Gilley,26, are today at 2 p.m. at CrumleysChapel Church of

God with Rev. W.H. Ford officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemeterywith Dryden

Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Gilley died Thursday. Survivors include his parents,Tommy

Gilley and Linda Fay Gilley of Heflin; his grandparents, Willis Lee Scottand Lula Scott of

Muscadine; a brother, Timothy Gilley of Heflin; a sister, Twana Gilley ofHeflin and a step-

grandmother, Lorraine Gilley. Mr. Gilley, a native and lifelong residentof Cleburne

County. was an employee of L.E. Bell Construction Co. He attended CrumleysChapel

Church of God.

HANCOCK,

Marshville, N.C. Services for Vera Maple Hancock, 88, formerly of CherokeeCounty,

will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Rev Melvyn Salterofficiating. Burial

will be in Welcome Hill Cemetery . Mrs. Hancock died Friday in Marshville.Survivors

include a daughter, Betty Freeman of Wingate N.C.; three sisters, GwendolynFormby of

Piedmont and Evelyn Jennings and Juanita Little, both of Birmingham and two

grandchildren, Jan Sherrell and Franklin Freeman.

HAYNES,

Lincoln, Al. Graveside services for Handy Jewell Haynes,84, will be Sundayat 2 p.m. at

Dry Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Jacky Morgan officiating. Usrey FuneralHome will

be in charge. Mrs Haynes died Friday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center.Survivors

include a daughter, Betty H. Chamblee of Dry Valley; a son, Sidney K. Haynesof lincoln;

five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Haynes, a Dry Valleynative and

lifelong resident, was a member of Dry Valley Baptist Church

LAMBERT,

Cook Springs, Al. Graveside services for Tommy Quinton Lankford, 76, formerlyof

Jacksonville, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Jacksonville City Cemetery. K.L.Brown Funerall

Home will be in charge. Mr. Lankford died Friday at Springs Manor NursingHome

Survivors include his daughter, Gaye Griffiths of Birmingham ; a son,; PhillipW. Lankford

of Jacksonville; a sister, Ruth Bowentoof Rockmart, Ga.; and two brothers,W.T.

Lankford of Dallas, Ga., and George Lankford of Cartersville, Ga. Mr Lankford,a

longtime Jacksonville resident, was retired from the U.S. Army and servedin WWII, Thre

Korean War and the Viet Nam War.He was a member of the American Legion Post54

and was preceded in death by his wife, Uldine Lankford and a son, VictorLankford.

QUINN,

Arab, Al. Services for Gnilmar "Dink" Quinn,91, will be Sunday at 1 p.m.at Crestwood

Funeral Home with Revs James Cohornand Harry Romine officiating. Gurial willbe in Oak

Grove Cemetery. Mr. Quinn died Thursday. Survivors include four daughters,Sarah Romine

of Jacksonville, Mary Douthit of Wellington, and Glenda Shoemate and DeborahRowe, both

of Arab; two sons, Jerry Quinn of Guntersville and Russell Quinn of Arab;two brothers,

Willard Quinn of Gadsden and Marvin Quinn of Texas; 17 grandchildren; 23great-

grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren Mr. Quinn, a member ofOak Grove

Baptist Church, retired from Redstone Arsenal after 25 years service. Hewas preceded in

death by his wife, Mary Lou Quinn; two sons, Grafton and Lewis Quinn anda daughter,

Bernice Taylor.

THE ANNISTON STAR, NOVEMBER 28, 1997, OBITUARIES

BRYANT,

Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Rae Bryant,79, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at

Forestlawn Gardens with Chapel Hill Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Bryant died

Wednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a son, James R. "Jim" Bryant

of Anniston; two grandchildren, and a great-grandson. Mrs Bryant, a ClayCounty native,

was from the Lineville and Delta area. She was an Anniston resident for thepast seven

years. She was a resident of Tullahoma, Tenn. for 20 years before comingto Anniston.

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was a housewife.

CHAPMAN,

Lineville, Al. Services for W.E."Slim" Chapman,90, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Colquett officiating. Burial willbe in Lineville City

Cemetery. Mr. Chapman died Thursday at Baptist Medical Center-Montclair in

Birmingham. Survivors include his wife, Clettis H. Bhapman of Lineville;three sisters, Irma

C. Ford and LillieDean Love, both of Lineville, and Alma Ree Hill of NewEllenton, S.C. ;

six brothers, Bloyce Chapman of Birmingham , J.C. Chapman of Lineville, CurtisChapman

of Birmingham, Herman Chapman of Opelika, Melvin "Pee Wee" Chapman and RoyJoe

Chapman both of Lineville; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.Mr.

Chapman, a Randolph County native, lived all of adult life in Clay CountyHe was a self-

employed carpenter and electrician,a former Lineville Policeman and a memberof Lineville

Baptist Church and Fellowship Bible Class. He was preceded in deathby a daughter,

Dorothy Jean Boyd

LINER,

Birmingham, AL. Graveside services for Patwy J. Liner, 56, formerly of Annistonwill be

Saturday at 11 a.m. at OakBowery Baptist Church Cemetery with Gray Brown-Service

Mortuary in charge. Mrs Liner died Wednesday at a Birmingham hospital . Survivors

include three brothers, Jerry D. Liner of Fairbanks, Alaska, Robert L. Linerof

Cottageville, S.C., and Michael J Liner of Anniston; Mrs Liner lived inBirmingham for the

past 15 years.

MATHEWS,

Easton, Penn. Services for John Wallace Mathews, 56, formerly os Anniston, Will be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church in Eastaboga with Rev. L.L. Jacobsand

Charles McCrary officiating. Burial will be in Sunlight Cemetery with AnnistonFuneral

Services in Charge Mr. Mathews died Nov.21 at Easton Hospital. Survivorsinclude his

wife, Lummie Mathews of Anniston; three daughters,Jacquelyn Mathews, DonnaMathews

and Sheila Armstrong, all of Anniston; five sisters, Amanda Brooks , GloriaEvans, both of

Lincoln, Mattie Orr of Bloomville, Conn, Willie Orr and Collota Davis, bothof Georgia;

two sons, Rodrick Mathews and John Mathews,both of Hartford, Conn, and nine

grandchildren. Mr. Mathew was a member of Salem Baptist Church.

POWELL,

Daviston, Al. Graveside services for Baxley Powell ,84, will be today at11 a.m. at New

Site with Rev Kenneth Perry and L.C. Harris officiating. Benefield FuneralHome of

Lineville will be in charge. Mr Powell died Wednesday at Clay County Hospital.

Survivors include a daughter, Floylene Maltbie of Davicton; two sons, BennyL Powell and

Coy Powell, both of Daviston; a sister Lois James of Alexander City; an brother,Thurston

Powell of Alexander City; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren

Mr. Powell a Tallapoosa County native and lifelong resident, was a retiredfarmer and

member of Bethel Baptist Church.

RICE,

Blue Mt. ,Al. Services for George William "Doug" Rice,79, willl be Saturdayat 1 p.m. at

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. MontyClendinin officiating. Burialwill be in

Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rice died Tuesday at National Health CareCenter in

Golden Springs. Survivors include his wife, Frances Rice , two daughters,GloriaD.

Kilgore of Holiday, Fla. and Sandra K. Kilgore of Birmingham; a step-daughter,Freida

Parris of Carrollton,Ga. six sons, Bill Rice of Huntsville, Don Rice of Quincy, Mich.,

Willard Rice of Pell City, George Rice Jr. of Talladega, Roger Rice of Mobileand Danny

Rice of Bessemer, a stepson, Virgile Stone of Divide, Colo. two sisters;Nell Boozer and

Neoka Sutphin, both of Grant, a brother, Paul Rice of Grant; 19 grandchildrenand 14

great-grandchildren, Mr Rice, a Marshall County native, lived in CalhounCounty for the

past 40 years. He was a member ond elder of Central Presbyterian Church andwas a

member of the Blue Mt. Town Council. He was preceded in death by a daughter,Rebecca

Odom.

TRAMMELL,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Tanya Camisha Trammell, 25, will be Sunday at 1p.m. at

Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Five Points with Revs. Clyde F.Reed and

Robert L. Smith officiating Burial will be in the church cemetery with ClarkMemorial

Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Trammell died Tursday at Randolph County Hospital.

Survovors include her parents, John David Rowland and Jessie Mae Trammellof Roanoke

four brothers, Corey Trammell,and Johnathan Rowland, both of Roanoke, DavicRowland

and Damion Rowland, both of Five Points.

WEBB,

Anniston, Al. James Walter Webb,58, died Wednesday at his home. K.L. BrownFuneral

home & Crematory handled arrangements. Survivors include a daughter,Belinda Marie

Battles of Anniston; three sons, James Bryan Webb of Ohatchee, Jon CurtisWebb of

Eastaboga and Timothy Lee Webb of Mobile; four sisters, Frances Butts ofChicago,

Louise House, Nancy Harness and Ann Brown, all of Anniston; three brothers,Joseph

Webb of Weaver, Charles Webb of Alexandria and Kenneth Webb of Anniston;and eight

grandchildren. Mr. Webb, a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident,wasretired from

M&H Valve and Fitting. He was a Navy vereran of VietNam

YOUNG,

Anniston Al. Services for Virginia Elder Young,73, will be today at 2 p.m.at Chapel Hill

Funeral Home with Rev.Mike Gray officiating/ Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery.Mrs.

Young died Wednesday at Jacksonville Hospital Survivors include her daughter,Gwendolyn

Shell of Ohatchee; four grandchildren James Shell Jr., Marla Morales, ColiArgo and Janna

Shell;and two Great-grandchildren. Mrs Young, an Anniston native and lifelongresident was a

member of The Celebration Center in Golden Springs.

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BRADY,

Anniston ,Al. Services for Elizabeth Thomas "Betty" Brady, , will be Monday

at 11 a.m. at Miller Funeral Home. Mrs Brady died Wednesday at

Colonial Pines Health Care in Oxford. Survovors include a son, Robert

Brady of Alexandria; a sister, Folra Roberts of San Mateo, Calif.; seven

grandchildren: and a great-grand child. Mrs Brady was a member of the

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Saks. She served as a

volunteer worker for the Veterans Hospital in San Francisco for many years.

CANTRELL,

Ashland , Al. Services for Tillman Arthur Cantrell, 90, will be today at

2 p.m. at Clay County Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Arnall

officiating. Burial will follow in Lystra Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr.

Cantrell died Friday at Lineville Nursing Facility. Survivors include a

daughter, Lucille Mason of Douglas, Ga.; and two sons; Wilbur

Cantrell of Ashland and William Boyd Cantrell of Prattville Mr.

Cantrell was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County. He was a

retired farmer and textile worker and member of Lystra Baptist

Church.

HARDIN,

Woodinville, Wash. Graveside services for Irene Reaves Hardin, 86,

formerly of Oxford, will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Coldwiter Baptist

Church Cemetery with Rev. Cahrles Boc officiating. Burial will follow.

Mrs Hardin died Tursday at Life Care Center in Bothell, Wash.

Survivors include a daughter, Faye Brewer of Ashland City , Tenn.;

two sons; Ray Hardin of Woodinville and Tim Hardin of Ellensburg,

Wash.; 12 grandchildren and nmerous great-grandchildren. Mrs.

Hardin was a longtime resident of Oxford. She was a member of

Oxford Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband,

Carl Hardin, and a son, James Hardin.

McATEER,

Leesburg, Sl Services for Nettie McAteer, 76, were Saturday at

Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. W.C. Johnson, Robert Steel

and Wayne Downey officiating. Burial followed in Pine Grove

Cemetery. Mrs McAteer died Thresday at Cherokee Baptist Medical

Center. Survivors include five daughters; Ola Bell of Chalmette, La.,

Betty Gentry of BayMinette, Jimmie Sue Mathis of Armurchee , Ga.,

and Doris Wilson and Nacy Jenkins, both of Leesburg; three sons

A.H. McAteer of Ft Myers, Fla., James McAteer of Cedar Bluff, and

Tommy McAteer of Springville; two sisters Nell Evans of Leesburg

and Evelyn Cousins of Summerville, Ga.; three brothers; William Patty

of Lyerly, Ga., Andrew Patty of Leesburg, and Charles Patty of Violet,

La.; 14 grndghildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Mrs. McAteer, a

native of Cherokee County, was a Baptist, She was preceded by her

husband, Jim McAteer.

McDANIEL,

Centre, Al Services for Willie McDaniel.96 were Saturday at 1 p.m. at

Jordan Funeral HOme Chapel with Rev Artis Decker officiating.

Burial followed in Pine GroveCemetery Mrs. McDaniel died Thursday

at Cherokee County Nursing Home. Survivors include four daughters;

Arlee Bollinger of Rome, Ga. Louise Hopper of Centre, Betty Plunkett

of Shannon, Ga. and Shirley Kisor of Leesburg ; a son, H.R. McDaniel

of Centre; a sister, Catherine Jenkins of Chickamauga, Ga.; 35

grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren and several treat-great-

grandchildren. Mrs. McDaniel a native of Georgia, was a monemaker

and a Methodist. She was preceded by her husband, Robert

McDaniel, and two sons Lucious McDaniel and Sam McDaniel.

QUINN,

Arab, Al. Services for Gnilmar "Dink" Quinn,91, will be today at 2

p.m. at Crestwood Funeral Home with Revs. James Cohorn and Harry

Romine officiating. Burial will be in Oak GRrove Cemetery. Mr.

Quinn died Thursday. Survivors include four daughters; Sarah Romine

of Jacksonville, Mary Douthit of Wellington ,and Glenda Shoemate

and Deborah Rowe, both of Arab; two sons Jerry Quinn of

Guntersville,Russell Quinn of Arab ; two brothers; Willard Quinn of

Gadsden and Marvin Quinn of Texas. 17 grandchildren; 23 great-

grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Quinn, a

member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, was reitred from Redstone

Arsenal after 25 years of service. He was preceded by his wife, Mary

Lou Quinn two sons Grafton and Lewis Quinn, and a daughter,

Bernice Taylor.

TIDWELL,

Anniston Al. Services for Jodie Bell Tidwell ,83, will be today at 2 p.m.at Bethany Baptist

Church in Etowah County with Revs. Paul Yeatman, Benjamin Taylor and DocTedwell

officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery Gray Brown-ServiceMortuary is in

charge. Mrs Tidwell died Friday at her home. Survivors include her husband,Will Singleton

Tidwell of Anniston two daughters; Laura Braden and Judy Tidwell , both ofAnniston two

sons ;Earl and Danny Joe Tidwell,both of Anniston 38grandchildren;seven great-

frandchildren; and primary caregivers, Ann Smith and Pat Talley, Mrs Tidwella native of

Etowah County, was a resident of Anniston the past 54 years. She retiredfrom Anniston

Nursing Home after 10 years service. She was a lifelong member of BethanyBaptist Church

and Attended Little House of Prayers.


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BONNER,
Anniston, Al, Graveside services for John William Bonner, 73, will be Tuesdayat 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, with Rev. Horace Howell officiating.Miller Funeral Home is in charge. Mr Bonner died Saturday at Veterans HospitalIn Birmingham . Survovors include his wife, Annie Bonner of Anniston; a daughter,Carolyn Shepard of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and a son Larry Wayne Bishopof Decherd, Tenn. Mr Bonner was a resident of Anniston for several years.He was a Baptist.


CHASTAIN,
Anniston, Al. Services for Madge Birchfield Chastain, 78, will be Tuesdayat 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev Stanley Duke officiating.Burial will be in Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Chastain diedSunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, Donald Chastainand Freddie Chastain both of Anniston ; a sister, Ann Chastain of Anniston;and one grandchild, Lori A. Chastain. Mrs Chastain a Clay County native,was a resident of Calhoun County most of her life. She retired from AdelaideMills with 40 years service. She was a member of West Park Heights BaptistChurch.


EUBANKS,
Piedmont, Al., Services for Donnie Delorice Swafford Eubanks, 85, will beTuesday at 2 p.m. at the Sardis Hill Baptist Church with Revx Allen Payneand Ed Coogler officiating. Burial will following in the church cemetery.Perry Funeral Home is in charge Mrs. Eubanks died Sunday at Gadsden RegionalMedical Center. Survivors include three daughters, Louise Longshore of Piedmont,Doris Payne of Reese City and Patsy Childers of Birmingham , two sons, MorrisEubanks and Marlin Eubanks, both of Piedmont; a brother, Dewey Swafford ofCentre; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grand children. Mrs Eubanks, a nativeof Calhoun County, was a member of the Sardis Hill Baptist Church. She wasthe widow of Roy Thomas Eubanks.


LOWERY,
Anniston Al. Services for Ethel May Lowery, 94, will be Tuedsay at 2 p.m.at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Quinton Woods officiating. Burialwill be in Edgemont Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service in charge. MrsLowery died Wednesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors includea son, Obadiah Lewis of Anniston; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchildAdrianne Lewis. Mrs. Lowery was a retired seamstress and a member of MountCalvary Baptist Church.


SHADDIX,
Lineville, Al. Services for Myrtle Naomi Shaddix, 86, formerly of Annistonare today at 11a.m. at Mount Moriah Baptist Church with Rev. Pete Hayynesofficiating. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery. Benefield FuneralHome of Lineville is in charge. Mrs. Shaddix died Saturday at the LinevilleNursing Facility. Survivors include a daughter, Myra Patterson of Delta;and three grandchildren. Mrs. Shaddix, a native of Clay County, was a homemakerand a member of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church.


YOUNG,
Detroit,Mich., Coleman Young, 79, died Saturday . He was an Alabama nativefrom Tuscaloosa, He leaves a son, Coleman. Mr Young had converted to Catholicism.He was a veteran of WWII

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BARRETT,
Gadsden, Al. Services for H.C. "Buddy" Barrett, 72, formerly of Calhoun County,will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Jordan Funeral Home with Rev. Leon Smithofficiating Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr. Barrett died Mondayat Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include three sons, RonaldBarrett of Tuscaloosa, Michael Barrett of Gadsden and Steve Barrett of Birmingham; a brother, Thomas Barrett of Titusville, Fla; and four grandchildren Mr.Barrett, a Georgia native, was an engineer with the Alabama Highway Department.He was preceded by his wife, Zelna Talley Barrett. He was a WWII veteranand a Baptist.

BROWN,
Jacksonville, Al. Services for Lee Roy Brown ,90, will be Wednesday at 11a.m.at First Baptist Church with Rev. John Holloway officiating. Burial willbe in Jacksonville City Cemetery .K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory willbe in charge. Mr. Brown died Monday at his home . Survivors include his wife,Clara Kirk Brown ; two daughters, Norma Jean Beck of Louisville, Ky., andMary Carolyn Soine of Scottsdale, Ariz.; a brother Allen Brown of Auburn;seven grandchildren ;and 13 great-grandchildren . Mr. Brown, a Heflin native,was a resident of Jacksonville since 1955. He was a member of JacksonvilleFirst Baptist Church and the Jacksonville Exchange Club, Hiram 42 MasonicLodge and the Nannie Douthit OES Chapter 445.

FLYNT,
Centre, Al. Services for Minta Jim Davis Flynt, 76, will be today at 2 p.m.at Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Higginbatham . Burial will be in CherokeeMemory Gardens. Mrs Flynt died Monday at Cherokee County Nursing Home. Survivorsinclude two daughters, Brenda Coley and Debbie Griffith, both of Centre;five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Mrs Flynt , a Cherokee Countynative, was employed by the Department of Pensions and Security for 41 years.She was a member of Centre First United Methodist Church and the Order ofthe Eastern Star.

GAULDING,
Lorton, Va. Services for Buey Gaulding,78, formerly of Anniston, will beWednesday at 11a.m. at Eastaboga Baptist Church with Rev Jason Throwerofficiating. Burial will be in the adjoining ememtery with Miller FuneralHome in charge. Mr. Gaulding died Sunday at his home. Survivors include hiswife, Vaudry "Petty" Geier Gaulding ,a daughter, Linda Rainwater,of Lorton;two stepsons, Chria Reese of Opelika and Chuck Reese of Anniston; a sister,Sallye Ingram of Lincoln, a brother, Granville Gaulding of Talladega, threegrandchildren ,14 step- grandchildren ;and a great-grandchild. Mr. Gauldinwas retired from National Gypsum and was a former owner of Lenlock FamilyRecreation Center.

HAWKINS,
Munford, Al. Services for Sylvia A. Hawkins,80, will be Tuesday at 1 p.m.at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Revs. Clarence Henderson Sr. and JessieBynam officiating. Burial will be in Jennifer Cemetery with Terry's Metropolitanin charge. Mrs Hawkins died Thursday at her home. Survivors include twodaughters, Larvone Colson of Bronx, N.Y., and Ruth Ellen Hynson of Dover,Del.' six sons, Edward Hawkins, Leslie R. Hawkins, and Jerry Hawkins ,allof Munford, Henry KC. Hawkins and James L. Hawkins, both of Huntsville, andStephen Hawkins of Dover, De. ; a step-mother, Clay C. Latham of Marietta,Ga.; 24 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was perceded by herhusband , Huston Hawkins, and a caughter, Carolyn Hawkins. Mrs Hawkins wasa member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, She retired from Regional MedicalCenterwith 30 years service.

HAYNES,
Oxford, Al. Graveside services for Mary Magdalene Haynes. 88, will be todayat 11a.m.at EdgemontCemetery with Rev Wayne Gardner officiating. GrayBrown-Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mrs. Haynes died Friday. Survivorsinclude several nieces and nephews. Mrs Haynes, a lifelong resident of CalhounCounty.,was of the Pentecostal faith.

SCOTT,
Talladega, Al. Services for Billy Wayne Scott Jr., 46, will be today at 2p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev.Lee Brasher officiating. Burial willbe in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Scott died Sunday in Citizens BMC. Survivorsinclude his mother, Mary Virginia Scott of Tallsdega; a sister, Phyllis G.Scott of Coral Gables, Fla.; a brother, Ernie D. Scott of Miami, Fla. Mr.Scott, a Knoxville, Tenn.,native was a resident of Talledega for the past20 years He attended Cherry Street Church of God.

SHAUGHNESSY,
Anniston, Al. Services for Ada McGathy Shaughnessy,46, will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev Randy Hayes officiating.Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs Shaughnessy died Monday at RegionalMedical Center. Survivors include her husband, Mike Shaughnessy ,a daughter,Misty Michelle Creek of Weaver ; a son Roger L. McGathy Fr of Oxford; foursisters, Alma Thorpe of Atlanta, Peggy Baldwin of Piedmont, Goldie McGathyand Lorie Poore, both of Anniston; her Grandfather, Pierce Kirkland of Anniston;four grandchildren Mrs. Shaughnessy, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County,was a member of Four Square Church on the Rock.

YOUNG,
Palmetto, Ga. Services for Willie Jean Young,63, formerly of Cleburne County,will be Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford with Rev. Owen Whiteofficiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs Young diedSunday in Georgia. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Young of Rome. Ga.;four sisters, Myrle Gedley of Oxford, Inus Nott and Gladys Jennings, bothof Anniston , and Eunice Elkins of Heflin; two brothers, J.W."Pete" Youngof Newnan, Ga., and Fred Young of Annistonand two granddaughters Dawn Youngand Jennifer Young. Mrs Young, a Cleburne County native was a Palmetto residentfor the past 40 years She was retired from Belk Department Store and wasa Baptist She was preceded by a son , Larry Young.

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WOOD,
Hokes Bluff, Al. Services for Garland Wood, 77, was December 2,1997. at 2p.m. at miller Funeral Home of Tallapoosa, Ga. Burial was in Steadman ChurchCemetery. Mr. Wood died Saturday . Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Woodof Hokes Bluff

JOHNSON,
Anniston ,Al. Services for Hattie Mae Johnson,74, will be Thursday at 2 p.m.at Friendship Baptist Church with Revs. John Bradford and J.E. Merriweatherofficiating . Burial is in New Hope Cemetery in Bynum with Anniston FuneralServices in charge. Mrs Johnson died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.Survivors include a daughter, Mary Bush of Buffalo, N.Y.; four sons; ThomasJohnson Jr. of Buffalo, Edgar Johnson of Anniston , Willie Johnson of Austin,Texas and Gary Johnson of San Antonio, Tx ; 14 grandchildren and severalgreat- grandchildren. Mrs Johnson, a LaGrange, Ga.,native, was a longtimeAnniston resident. She retired from Anniston City Schools and was a memberof Friendship Baptist Church.

MAYES,
Tuscaloosa, Al. Graveside services for Earl Jason Mayes Jr.,70, are todayat 1 p.m.at Edgemont Cemetery with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. GrayBrown-Service Mortuary is in charge.Mr Mayes died Saturday at Veterans Hospital.Survivors include a brother, Richard Mayes of Raleigh, N.C. Mr. Mayes, anAnniston native, was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII.

NEWBERRY,
Centre, Al. Services for Susie Kerns Newberry, 93, will be today at PerryFuneral Home with Rev. Perry Whorton officiating. Burial is in CalcedoniaCemetery. Mrs. Newberry died Monday at Cherokee County Nursing home. Survivorsinclude three daughters: Edith Chambers of Largo, Fla, Mary Jo Milsap ofSouthgate, Mich.,and Emma Lou French of Centre; a son , Tom Newberry of Centre;a sister, Ann Hall of Lithonia, Ga.; nine grandchildren and 14great-grandchildren. Mrs. Newberry a Dawsonville, Ga., native was a Baptist.

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BARNES,
Talladega, Al. Services for Nancy Lee Barnes, 93, will be Friday at 11 a.m.at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev Ruth Van Lillan officiating. Burial will bein Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs Barness died Tuesday at Talladega Health Care Center.Survivors include two daughters: Realta Kearley of Nashville, Tenn, and BelleHutto of Talladega; two sons; Alton Barnes of Montgomery and Daniel Barnesof Talladega; 11 grandchildren; 23great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Mrs Barnes , a Calhoun County native, was a longtime residentof Talladega County . She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church,She was preceded by her husband, John Barnes and two sons; Harold and DonnieBarnes.

BARTON,
Baton Rouge, La. Services for Margaret Hargitt Barton, 77, formerly of Anniston,were Nov. 19 at New Galilee Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, with Revs. EddieJohnson and James Snowden officiating. Burial was in Port Hudson NationalCemetery with Winfield Funeral Home in Charge. Mrs. Barton died in Louisiana.Survivors include two sisters: Emma Winfield of Baton Rouge, La., and VictoriaMagby of Anniston. She was prececec by her husband, Dwight Barton, and twosisters: Ida Wilson and Annie Hargitt. Mrs Barton was a member of New GalileeBaptist Church.

Spanish Fort,Al. Memorial services for Charles Bernhard,82, will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at Government street Presbyterian Church, Mobile. Mr. Bernharddied Nov30at Mobile Infirmary. Survivors include his wife, Margaret McGetrickBernhard and a sister, Mary Susan Bernhard of Anniston. He was precece bya brother, Drayton Bernhard. Born in Anniston, Mr Bernhard graduated fromAnniston High Cchool, where he was an active member of the "Chink Lott Boys".Bernhard worked at Southern Bell Telephon Company .He served during WWIIMr. Bernhard was active in church, civic and charitable organizations.

CHERRY,
Portland, Ore. Memorial services for Martha Corinne Jordan Cherry,87, willbe Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Munford. Burialwill be in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs Cherry died Nov.3,in Portland. Survivorsinclude two sons, Shephen Cherry of San Francisco, Calif., and R. GeoffreyCherry of Portland; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren .Mrs.Cherry, an Atlanta native, worked in Washington, S.C. for the federal governmentas a personnel special ist with the Bureau of Land Management. After retirement,she was active in Bethesida chapter of the National Association of FederalEmployees.

HANNER,
Woodland, Al. Servoces for Deborah Lee Parmer Hanner,35, will be Friday at2 p.m. at Highway First Congregational Methodist Church with Revs. MernonWillis, Lamar Dean and Wayne Jeton officiating. Burial is in the adjoiningcemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge. Mrs Hanner diedWednesday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Danny Hanner;three daughters; Brandy Hanner,Elizabeth Hanner and Crystal Hanner, allof Woodland; her mother and step-father, Helen Cothran of Woodland and HarveyWarren of Carnelia,Ga.; two sisters; Pamela Eubanks of Williamson, Ga. andDeon Higgins of Woodland; and two brothers: Jimmy Parmer and Hershel Parmer,both of Fayetteville, Ga. Mrs Hanner formerly lived in Riverdale, Ga. Shewas a member of Highway First Congregational Methodist Church and had beenemployed with Gedney's in Roanoke

HARPER,
White Plains, Al. Services for Hubert Kingsbury Harper, 83, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in charge . Mr. Harper died Tuesday atRegional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Harris Harper, three sons: Sparks Harper, Randy Harper and Paul Harper , all of WhitePlains; a sister, Dollie Harper Hall of White Plains; four brothers; FratusHarper, Merrill Harper and Jasper Harper all of White Plains, and Lamar Harperof Anniston; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Mr. Harper wasa cattle farmer.He was a member of First Baptist Church of Piedmont wherehe was a member of the Men's Bible Class. He was preceded by a sister, MinnieLee Harper Houck.

KOPIS,
Elyria, Ohio. Services for Caroline "Carol" Curtis Kopis,59, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev. James Barber officiating. Burialwill be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs Kopis died Tuesday . Survivors includeher husband, William Kopis ;a daughter, Theresa Crisp of Monroe, Ga. foursons; Michael Nowakof Medina, Ohio, Robert Nowak of St. Augustine, Fla,.DennisNowak of Elryia, Ohio and Kenneth Nowak of Norcross, Ga. ;twostep-daughters Tamera Kopis of Lorain, Ohio, and Kimberly Munoz of San Diego;two step-sons: Timothy Kopis of Douglasville, Ga. and Charles Kopis of Loraina brother, Luke Curtis of Talladega three grandchildren and eightstep-grandchildren.

LUMPKIN,
Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Hugh Weyman Lumpkin,82, will be todayat 3 p.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with Revs. Jimmy Nixon and Darrell Brownofficiating. Usrey Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Lumpkin died Tuesdayat Bill Nichols State Beterans Home. Survivors icnlude his wife, Mary Lumpkin;ason, Robert Lumpkin of Talladega; a sister, Clara Cannistra of Alexandria,Va. and two grandsons Allen Lumpkin and Andrew Lumpkin, both of Talladega.Mr. Lumpkin, a Birmingham native, was a resident of Hackneyville during hisearly years, He was a Talladega resident since 1040 and a retired employeewith Bemis Co. He was a member of Bemiston United Methodist Church and aWWII veteran

NOWLAND,
Oxford,Al. Graveside services for Helen "Dot" Nowland, 80, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev Joe Smith officiating. Burialwill be in the adjoining cemetery with Miller Funeral Home in charge. NrsNowland died Tuesday at Baptist Montclair Hospital in Birmingham. Survivorsinclude a daughter, Frankie Gable of Oxford; four sisters: Lucille Busseyand Polly Lett both of Iron City, Christine Harris of Choccolocco and NellPadgett of Jacksonville; two brothers Paul Bussey of Saks and Spurgeon Busseyof Iron City a granddaughter, Phyllis Coughran of Talladega, and twogreat-grandchildren. Nrs Mowland was an Oxford resident for several years.She was retired from Colonial Pines Nursing Home and a member of Iron CityBaptist Church. She was preceded by her husband Ethridge Nowland and a son,Lewis Ray Nowland

THE ANNISTON STAR DECEMBER, 4, 1997 OBITUARIES

BARNES,
Talladega, Al. Services for Nancy Lee Barnes, 93, will be Friday at 11 a.m.at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev Ruth Van Lillan officiating. Burial will bein Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs Barness died Tuesday at Talladega Health Care Center.Survivors include two daughters: Realta Kearley of Nashville, Tenn, and BelleHutto of Talladega; two sons; Alton Barnes of Montgomery and Daniel Barnesof Talladega; 11 grandchildren; 23great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Mrs Barnes , a Calhoun County native, was a longtime residentof Talladega County . She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church,She was preceded by her husband, John Barnes and two sons; Harold and DonnieBarnes.

BARTON,
Baton Rouge, La. Services for Margaret Hargitt Barton, 77, formerly of Anniston,were Nov. 19 at New Galilee Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, with Revs. EddieJohnson and James Snowden officiating. Burial was in Port Hudson NationalCemetery with Winfield Funeral Home in Charge. Mrs. Barton died in Louisiana.Survivors include two sisters: Emma Winfield of Baton Rouge, La., and VictoriaMagby of Anniston. She was prececec by her husband, Dwight Barton, and twosisters: Ida Wilson and Annie Hargitt. Mrs Barton was a member of New GalileeBaptist Church.

BERNHARD,
Spanish Fort,Al. Memorial services for Charles Bernhard,82, will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at Government street Presbyterian Church, Mobile. Mr. Bernharddied Nov30at Mobile Infirmary. Survivors include his wife, Margaret McGetrickBernhard and a sister, Mary Susan Bernhard of Anniston. He was precece bya brother, Drayton Bernhard. Born in Anniston, Mr Bernhard graduated fromAnniston High Cchool, where he was an active member of the "Chink Lott Boys".Bernhard worked at Southern Bell Telephon Company .He served during WWIIMr. Bernhard was active in church, civic and charitable organizations.

CHERRY,
Portland, Ore. Memorial services for Martha Corinne Jordan Cherry,87, willbe Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Munford. Burialwill be in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs Cherry died Nov.3,in Portland. Survivorsinclude two sons, Shephen Cherry of San Francisco, Calif., and R. GeoffreyCherry of Portland; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren .Mrs.Cherry, an Atlanta native, worked in Washington, S.C. for the federal governmentas a personnel special ist with the Bureau of Land Management. After retirement,she was active in Bethesida chapter of the National Association of FederalEmployees.

HANNER,
Woodland, Al. Servoces for Deborah Lee Parmer Hanner,35, will be Friday at2 p.m. at Highway First Congregational Methodist Church with Revs. MernonWillis, Lamar Dean and Wayne Jeton officiating. Burial is in the adjoiningcemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge. Mrs Hanner diedWednesday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Danny Hanner;three daughters; Brandy Hanner,Elizabeth Hanner and Crystal Hanner, allof Woodland; her mother and step-father, Helen Cothran of Woodland and HarveyWarren of Carnelia,Ga.; two sisters; Pamela Eubanks of Williamson, Ga. andDeon Higgins of Woodland; and two brothers: Jimmy Parmer and Hershel Parmer,both of Fayetteville, Ga. Mrs Hanner formerly lived in Riverdale, Ga. Shewas a member of Highway First Congregational Methodist Church and had beenemployed with Gedney's in Roanoke

HARPER,
White Plains, Al. Services for Hubert Kingsbury Harper, 83, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in charge . Mr. Harper died Tuesday atRegional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Harris Harper, three sons: Sparks Harper, Randy Harper and Paul Harper , all of WhitePlains; a sister, Dollie Harper Hall of White Plains; four brothers; FratusHarper, Merrill Harper and Jasper Harper all of White Plains, and Lamar Harperof Anniston; six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Mr. Harper wasa cattle farmer.He was a member of First Baptist Church of Piedmont wherehe was a member of the Men's Bible Class. He was preceded by a sister, MinnieLee Harper Houck.

KOPIS,
Elyria, Ohio. Services for Caroline "Carol" Curtis Kopis,59, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev. James Barber officiating. Burialwill be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs Kopis died Tuesday . Survivors includeher husband, William Kopis ;a daughter, Theresa Crisp of Monroe, Ga. foursons; Michael Nowakof Medina, Ohio, Robert Nowak of St. Augustine, Fla,.DennisNowak of Elryia, Ohio and Kenneth Nowak of Norcross, Ga. ;twostep-daughters Tamera Kopis of Lorain, Ohio, and Kimberly Munoz of San Diego;two step-sons: Timothy Kopis of Douglasville, Ga. and Charles Kopis of Loraina brother, Luke Curtis of Talladega three grandchildren and eightstep-grandchildren.

LUMPKIN,
Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Hugh Weyman Lumpkin,82, will be todayat 3 p.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with Revs. Jimmy Nixon and Darrell Brownofficiating. Usrey Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Lumpkin died Tuesdayat Bill Nichols State Beterans Home. Survivors icnlude his wife, Mary Lumpkin;ason, Robert Lumpkin of Talladega; a sister, Clara Cannistra of Alexandria,Va. and two grandsons Allen Lumpkin and Andrew Lumpkin, both of Talladega.Mr. Lumpkin, a Birmingham native, was a resident of Hackneyville during hisearly years, He was a Talladega resident since 1040 and a retired employeewith Bemis Co. He was a member of Bemiston United Methodist Church and aWWII veteran

NOWLAND,
Oxford,Al. Graveside services for Helen "Dot" Nowland, 80, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev Joe Smith officiating. Burialwill be in the adjoining cemetery with Miller Funeral Home in charge. NrsNowland died Tuesday at Baptist Montclair Hospital in Birmingham. Survivorsinclude a daughter, Frankie Gable of Oxford; four sisters: Lucille Busseyand Polly Lett both of Iron City, Christine Harris of Choccolocco and NellPadgett of Jacksonville; two brothers Paul Bussey of Saks and Spurgeon Busseyof Iron City a granddaughter, Phyllis Coughran of Talladega, and two great-grandchildren. Nrs Mowland was an Oxford resident for several years. Shewas retired from Colonial Pines Nursing Home and a member of Iron City BaptistChurch. She was preceded by her husband Ethridge Nowland and a son, LewisRay Nowland

THE ANNISTON STAR DECEMBER 5, 1997, OBITUARIES

ANDREWS,
Graceside services for Tenny Andrews,80 will be Monday at 11 a.m. at CatholicCemetery in Tamaroa, Ill., with Rev Dan Jurek officiating. K.L. Brown FuneralHome &Crematory is in charge. Mr. Andrews died Thursday at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include a son, Frank Andrews of Jacksonville; three sisters:Hattie Kozuszek of St. Louis,Mo. , Annie Peker of Cedar Hill, Mo., and IreneSwagulski of Port Charlotte, Fla.;a brothe, Al Malawy of Belleville, Ill.;two grandchildren;and a great-granddaughter. Mr. Andrews a Posen ,Ill.,native.was an Anniston resident for more than a year.

ARMSTRONG,
Centre, Al. Services for Lucille G. Armstrong, 86, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Jordan Funeral Home with Revs Gordan Hudgins and Herbert Reidofficiating. Burial is in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mrs. Armstrong died Thursdayat Riverview Regional Hospital in Gadsden . Survivors include two daughters:Jan Baswell and Edna Steed, both of Centre; two sons, J.L. Armstrong of Leesburgand Robert Conn of Birmingham; six grandchildren , eight great- grandchildrenand three great-great-grandchildren Mrs. Armstrong, a Cherokee County native,was a homemaker and a Baptist . She was preceded by her husband, L.T. Armstrongand a granddaughter, Brandi Henderson.

FLEMING,
Weaver, Al. Services for Albert M. Fleming,66, will be today at 11 a.m. atMaple Grove Mausoleum with Rev. George Quiggle in charge. Full military honorswill be observed. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge. Mr.Fleming died Tursday at his home. Survivors include a daughter, Lisa Flemingof Charleston, S.C. a son, Richard Fleming of Jacksonville, and twograndchildren: Robert Fleming and Jennider Fleming. Mr. Fleming, a Weaverresident, was retired for 20 years from the U.S. Army.

JORDAN,
Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Lavada Gertrude Jordan, 87, will betoday at 11 a.m. at Rabbittown Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev Burgess Austinofficiating. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mrs Jordan diedWednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, YvonneGarmon of Jacksonville; two sons; James Jordan of Anniston and Willie Jordanof Douglasville, Ga. ;three sisters: Myrtle Cheatwood of jacksonville, andBanera Houck and Canola Austin both of Choccolocco; two brothers; MillardCheatwood and Joe Cheatwood, both of Oxford; 11 grandchildren and 14great-grandchildren Mrs Jordan, a longtime White Plains resident, was a memberof Iron City Baptist Church.

NOEL,
Anniston, Al. will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church withRev. J.E. Merriweather officiating. Burial is in Eden Hills Cemetery withAnniston Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Noel died Dec. 1 at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include a daughter, Gail Belinda Cook of Garland, Texastwo brothers, Amos Noel of Chicago and Ralph Noel of Anniston; and fourgrandchildren. A Tallapoosa County native, Mr. Noel had lived in Annistonmost of his life. He was a veteran, and retired from Blue Mountain Industries.He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

WEAVER,
Rome, Ga. Services for Gary Don Weaver,47, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. atPerry Funeral Home in Centre with Rev.Melvyn Salter officiating. Burial isin Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr Weaver died Wednesday. Survivors include hiswife, Vickie Boone Weaver ; two daughters Donna Weaver and Daria Weaver,both of Rome; a son, Donnie Weaver; his parents, Roy and Eva Mae TraffanstedtWeaver of Centre; four sisters; Margie Hutchenson of Piednont, Jean Garrisonand Pat Lindsey, both of Sand Rock and Sherry Sherrod of Centre; and threebrother; Jimbo Weaver, Forrest Weaver and Mannie Weaver, all of Centre. Mr.Weaver, a Cherokee County native, was owner of Weaver On-Mark ConvenienceStore in Rome. He attended the Church of God.

THE ANNISTON STAR DECEMBER 6, 1997, OBITUARIES

BROOKS,
Delta, Al . Services for Gladys Carter Brooks, 67, will be today at 2 p.m.at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Rev. Braden Morrison officiatingBurial will be in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Mrs Brooks died Thursday at CleburneCounty Nursing Home. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Brand of NorthMiami Beach, Fla., and Gayle Ozarowski of Antioch, Tenn; a sister, DonnaSparks of Waverly; four grandchildren and jour great-grand children. MrsBrooks a Randolph County native, was a longtime Clay County resident. Shewas a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church.

CURRY,
Anniston,Al Services for James W. "Bill" Curry 69, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at Eulaton Methodist Church with Revs. John Cosby and Bill Parker officiating.Entombment will be in Forestlawn Gardens and Mausoleum with Chapel Hill FuneralHome in charge. Mr. Curry died Friday at his home. Survivors include hiswife, Koyce S. Curry ; a daughter, Paula C. Fordham of Anniston; a son JamesW "Jimmy" Curry Jr. of Panama City ,Fla. ; his father, Barker Curry of Anniston;a sister;, Ann C. Wilson of Mobile; two brothers, Donald Curry and JerryCurry, both of Oxford; three grandchildren, and two great- grandchildren.Mr. Curry, a Calhoun County native, was owner and operator of Curry-BrookAuto Parts . He was a WWIIveteran with the U.S. Army. He was a member ofthe Eulaton Methodist Church Masonic Lodge 443.

DAVIS,
Anniston, Al. Services for Rev. George E. Davis,86, will be Sunday at 1:30p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs. Gary Wyatt, Brad Hatler and HaroldPitts officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Memorial Park. Mr. Davis diedThursday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, PaulineC. Davis; two sisters, Grace Roberts of Anniston and Lillian Allen of ChulaVista, Calif.; and two brothers, Rev. C.B. Davia and Richard Davis. Mr. Davis,a Clay County native, was a resident of Anniston for 36 years. He was retiredfrom Wesleyan Church after 67 years of service. He was preceded by a son,, James Edwad Davis, and was a member of Wesleyan Church.

GAY,
Wadley , Al., Services for Willis Ray Gay, 72, of Wadley, will be Sundayat 2 p.m. at Wadley City Cemetery with Revs Ted Embry, Belon Friday and JackWomack officiating. Quattlebaum Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Gay diedFriday at HealthSouth Hospital in Birmingham Survivors include his wife,Toni E. Owen Gay of Wadley and a Brother, Paul Gay of Wadley.

GIPSON,
Anniston, Al. Carl Ray Gipson,73,died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.The family will receive friends today from noon until 2 p.m. at K.L. BrownFuneral Home & Crematory. Survivors include his wife, Vera Virginia KnightGipson of Anniston; three daughters , Sharan Gancy of Atlanta, Ga. PatriciaHarris Cullowhee, N.C., and Jo Gipson of Atlanta; a sister, Eva L. Chitwoodof Berea, Ky.;a brother J.B. Gipson Jr. of Gadsden ; four grandchildren,Mr. Gipson was retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a bereran of WWII,the Korean Conflict and the Viet Nam war.

LONGSHORE,
Jacksonville, Al. Services for Essie Longshore,88, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at First United Methodist Church in Jacksonville with Dr. Will Garrett AndDr. Theron Montgomery officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardenswith K.L. Brown Funeral Home in charge. Mus Longshore died Friday at herhome. Survivors include a daughter, Betty Cameron of Montgomery; twograndchildren, and a great-granddaughter. Mrs Longshore, a Jacksonville native,was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville. She waspreceded by her husband , Morris Longshore.

Mac NEILL,
Anniston Al. Ollie Marie MacNeill, 76, died Friday at her home. GrayBrown-Services Mortuary assisted with arrangements. Survivors include herhusband, Roy MacNeill of Anniston; two daughters, Marie Straus of Jacksonville,N.C. ,and Marion Sullivan of Fort Washington, Md.; three sons , Roy MacNeillJr. of San Antonio, Tx. , Bruce MacNeill of Colorado Springs, Col., and PaulMacNeill of Houston ; a sister, Louise Peck of Sacramento , Calif.; a brother,Edward Bean of Ukiah, Calif; seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

MAYES,
Jacksonville, Al. Graveside services for Hazel Rutledge Mayes , 75, ofAlexandria- Jacksonville Highway, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Anniston MembrialGardens with Rev Roger Willmore and Brent Cobb officiating. Gray Brown-ServiceMortuary will be in charge. Mrs. Mayes died Friday at Wessex House. Survivorsinclude two daughters, Jane Moore of Weaver, and Diane Smith of Birmingham; a son Robert Charles Mayes of Anniston ; a sister, Louise Cobb of Jacksonville;a brother, Laurence R. Rutledge of Anniston; and two grandchildren Mrs. Mayeswas preceded by her husband , Charles E. Mayes. She was a member of FirstBaptist Church of Weaver.

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CLINE,
Oxford, Al. Graveside services for Joseph Herbert Cline,87, woll be Mondayat 2 p.m. at Edgemont Cemetery with Rev.Flavis Burroughs officiatingl Burialwill follow. Miller Funeral Home will be in charge. Mr. Cline died Saturdayat Regional Medical Center. Survivors inckude his wife, Lillian Cline , andtwo sons: Charles Cline and Claude Wayne Cline, both of Oxford. Mr. Clinewas a resident of Oxford the past 27 years. He was retired from AnnistonArmy Depot and a foundry worker for many years He was of the church of Godfaith, He was preceded by a son, Robert Cline.

GILLILAND,
Talladega, Al. Services for Clayton "Junior" Henry Gilliland will be todayat 1 p.m. at Usrey Brown Service Chapel with Revs. Randy Hagan and CliffGoodwin officiating. Burial will be in Hepzibah Baptist Church Cemetery.Mr. Gilliland died Friday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Edna StuddardGilliland , a son, James Gilliland of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. ; a stepson,Michael Hayens of Talladega; five sisters: Ruby Sizemore, Lois Wehunt, BettyBrady, Maude Gilliland and Joyce Carter, all of Winder, Ga.; four brothers;Charles Gilliland of Talladega, Sam Gilliland and Quinton Gilliland, bothof Winder, and Rou Gilliland, of Tucker, Ga.; six grandchildren and sixgreat-grandchildren. Mr. Gilliland, a native of Georgia, was a WWII veteranand retired from Wehadkee Yarn Mills

GRAHAM,
Talladega,Al. Graveside services for Elma Gholson Graham, 91, will be todayat 3 p.m. at Hepzibah Cemetery with Dr. George Rickner officiating. Burialwill follow. Usrey Brown Service is in charge Mrs. Graham died Saturday atTalladega Health Care. Survivors include two sons: Arthur Graham of Alpine,and Dr. Charles Graham of San Diego , Calif.; seven grandchilkren ;and ninegreat-grandchildren. Mrs Graham , a nativeof Marengo County, lived in TalladegaCounty since 1981. She was retired from Montgomery County as a Public HealthRN. She was a Methodist.

HALL,
Bowdon, Ga. Services for Eunide Marie Chupp Hall ,66, will be Monday at 2p.m. at Rainwater-West Funeral Home with Revs. G.K. Abner and Elder HomerBenefield officiating. Burial is in Poplar Springs Primative Baptist ChurchCemetery. Mrs Hall died Friday. Survivors include her husband, Irvin Hallof Bowdon;a son, Roy Bearden of Waco, Ga.; at step-daughter, Linda Waldrepof Columbus, Ga.; three brothers: Tommy Chupp of Bowdon, Floyd Chupp of Ranburne,and Buddy Chupp of Heflin, five sisters: Evelyn McGuire and Clara Ewing,bothof Bowdon , Bernice Williamson and Louise VanCamp, both of Tenn., and JeanSimone of Jackson, Fla.; sox grandchildren and six great-grand children.Mrs Hall , a notive of Cleburne County, was a lifelong resident of BowdonShe was a homehaker.

HESTER,
Jacksonville, Al. Services for Oscar L."Dick Hester, 74, will be Monday at11 a.m. at Crestwood Chapel with Ronny Moore officiating . Burial will followin Crestwood Cemetery. Mr. Hester died Friday. Survivors include his wife,Ruby Hester ; a son, Mackey Hester of McMinnville, Tenn.; tthree daughters:Dianne Barnett of Birmingham, Annette Hester of Alexandria and Sheila Edwardsof Jacksonville; a brother, Jake Boyd; seven grandchildren; and fourgreat-grandchildren. Mr. Hester a veteran of WWII, was retired from SururbanGas Company after 35 years of service. He was a member of Mt. Gilead BaptistChurch.

MEYER,
Lincoln, Al. Graveside services for John Charles Meyer, 48, will be Mondayat 10:30 a.m. at Thomas Cemetery, Jacksonville, with Father Richard Donohoeofficiating. Burial will follow. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary is in chargeMr. Meyer died Thursday in Lincoln. Survivors include three sons: Craig Meyerand Eric Meyer, both of Anniston, and Andew Meyer of West Virginia; his mother,Geneva Meyer of Choccolocco; four sisters; Cheryl Green of Heflin, CynthiaPoe of Choccolocco, Lorraine Green of Anniston and Veronica Kassaw ofJacksonville, Fla.; and one grandchild, Haley Meyer. Mr. Meyer, a nativeand lifelong resident of Anniston, worked at Anniston Army Depot. He wasan Army veteran during thr Viet Nam War. Mr. Meyer was a member of SacredHeart Catholic Church. He was preceded by his brother, Chris Meyer.

MOON,
Anniston ,Al. Services for Clemmie "Bigmomma" Moon,89, will be Monday at1 p.m. at smith Metropolitan AMC Zion Church with Rev. Robert Hatter officiatingBurial is in Eden Hills Cemetery. Anniston Funeral Services iia in charge.Mrs Moon died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include twodaughters: Evelyn Bush of Anniston and Gloria Moon Carter of Jacksonville;two sisters Mildred Carter and Era Piage, both of Anniston ; two grandchildrenand three great-grandchildren Mrs Moon has been a resident of Anniston since1940.She was a member of Wesley Chapel AMC Zion Church.

RAFF,
Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Mildred > Raff, 89 will be todayat 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Bob Blackwell officiating. Burialwill follow. Usrey Brown Service is in charge .Mrs Raff died Saturday atTalladega Health Care. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Parker of Ralladega;two grandchildren Jeff Parker of Leeds and Laurie Ham of Scottsboro, andFour great-grandchildren. Mrs Raff, a native of South Carolina, wasself-employed.in the Jewelry business . She was a member of St Peter's EpiscopalChurch. She was preceded by her husband, Dwight Raff.

STONE,
Anniston, Al. Services for Howard E. Stone, 84, will be Monday at 11 a.m.at Gray Brown-Service Chapel. Burial in on Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Stonedied Wednesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital . Survivors include hiswife, Evelyn Stone;three daughters; Sandra Doss of Anniston, Sharon Finleyof Farmington, N.Y. and Susan Smith of Canandaigua, N.Y. seven grandchildrenand three great-grandchildren . Mr Stone, a native of Pittsford, N.Y. wasa resident of Anniston since 1990. He was retired from Eastman Kodak with29 years of service.

THOMPSON,
Bynum Al. Services for Arnold Jack Thompson, 70, will be Monday at 2 p.m.at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with revs. Willard Brentley, Donna Thompson,and Stephanie Havard officiating. Burial is in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery.Mr. Thompson died Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include threedaughters; Barbara Bierley of Pinson, Mary Eberly of Gulf Shoresand RitaHinds of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a son Arnold Thompson II of Eastaboga a sisterErma Anderson of Huntsville; nine grandchildren ;four great- grandchildren;and his dog, Bumper. Mr. Thompson, a native and lifelong resident of Bynum,was a member of Bynum Baptist Church and a Golden Glove boxer.

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ESTES,
Ranburne, Al. Services for Travis Ray Estes,68, will be Ruesday at 2 p.m.at the Kansas Baptist Church with REvs. Paul Widener, W.M. Wiggins and CharlisMunroe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rainwater-WestFuneral Home will be in charge. Mr. Estes died Saturday at Bowden Area Hospital.Survivors include his wife, Jean Webb Estes, a son , Danne Estes of Ranburne;a daughter, Darlene Cosper of Ranburne; four grandchildren and six step-grandchildren. Mr. Estes, a native of Cleburne County, was a retired merchantand an Army veteran of Korea. He was a member of Kansas Baptist Church.

FREEMAN,
Pell City, Al. Graveside services for Mildred G. Freeman,65, are today at2 p.m. at Hepzibah Cemetery with Rev. Michael Davis officiating and UsreyBrown Service in charge. Mrs. Freeman died Saturday at her home. Survivorsinclude a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Perdoe of Talladega; four sons , SteveFreeman of Pell City, Billy Freeman of Talladega, Terry Freeman of Melbourne,Fla, and Wayne Freeman of Birmingham a brother, James E. Garrett of Glendale,Ariz.; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren . Mrs Freeman, anative of Shelby County, lived most of her oife in Talladega County . Shewas a member of Talladega Church of Christ, She was the widow of Cecil Freeman.

HIX,
Cedar Bluff, Al. Services for Milton DeForest "Muley" Hix, 87, are todayat 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Terry Hawkins and BillyDempsey officiating. Burial will be in Green Hil Mmorial Gardens in Summerville,Ga. Mr. Hix died Sunday in a Rome, Ga. hospital. Survivors include his wife,Pauline L Hix; two daughters, Tabitha Ann Tapley , of East Ridge, Tenn, andPaula A. McFalls of Dalton, Ga.; a son, Grady Farrill Allen of Cloudland,Ga.;four sisters, Georgia Wardlaw and Louise Ervin, both of Rome, Betty Elrodof Trion Ga. and Dorothy Wilshire of Orlando, Fla.; eight grandchildren andfive great-grandchildren. Mr. Hix, a native of Chattooga County, Ga. wasa retired automobile dealer. He was a member of Cedar Bluff Baptist Church.

MILLER,
Talladega, Al. Services for Sarah Elizabeth Miller, 67 will be Tuesday at2 p.m. at Usrey Brown-Service Funeral Home with Revs. Allen Layton and RichardEast officiating. Burial will be in Midway Cemetery. Mrs Miller died Saturdayat University Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, HerbertH. Miller of Talladega; a daughter, Cindy Kulk of Talladega; a son, TonyMiller of Columbiana; two sisters, Marie Stewart of Talladega and LouiseWard of Hoover; and three grandchildren. Mrs Miller, a native and lifelongresident of Talladega County. was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.She was preceded by a son, Terry G. Miller.

RICHARDSON,
Roanoke, Al. Services for Winston "w.W." Richardson, 87, are today at 2 p.m.at Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Gerald Romine, Sam Carpenter and Don Gayofficiating. Burial will follow in RAndolph Memory Gardens. Mr. Richardsondied Sunday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Margaret M. Richardson; a sister, Erma Rea Billue of Dublin, Ga.; and a brother, Leo Clayton Teagueof Macon, Ga. Mr. Richardson, a Randolph County native, was a self- emp;oyedfarmer and a member of Roanoke Church of Christ.

SASNETT,
Jacksonville, Fla. Services for James William Sasnett, 75, were Sunday at3:30p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel, Langley, S.C. with Rev. John Mooreofficiating. Mr. Sasnett died Friday in Gloverville, S.C. Survivors includehis wife, Evelyn Hall Sasnett of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sons, MarshallMenulta of Aiken, S.C., Charles William of Fort Myers, Fla., and KennethWilliam of Thomson, Ga.; two brothers, Ben Sasnett of Collinsville and BudSasnett of Shelbyville, Tenn.; three daughters, Jan Rogers of Birmingham,Genni Sasnett of Washington, D.C., and Vicky McDaniel of Jacksonville, Fla.; four sisters , Edna Hornsby of Tesas, Mary Kathleen Cleere of St. Petersburg.Marie Sasnett of Marietta, Ga., and Jean McDonald of Jacksonville; fourgrandchildren and one great-grand child. Mr. Sasnett, a Jackson native, wasa retired Civil Service Systems Analyst at Fort McClellan. He was a memberof the American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars and Pine Wood PresbyterianChurch.

WILLIAMS,
Glencoe, Al. Graveside services for Woody P. Williams, 84, formerly of Anniston,,are today at 2 p.m. at Anniston Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Dr. C.O. Grinsteadand Rev. Ronnie Venable officiating. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is on charge.Mr. Williams died Sunday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors includea daughter, Wynette Williams of Eastaboga; two sons , Wayne Williams of vincentand Don Williams of Alexandria, ; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. he was perceded by a grandson, Jason Williams. Mr. Williams,a native of St. Claire County, was a resident of Anniston most of his life,He was retired from Richard's Homes in Carrollton , Ga. He was a Baptist.

CLARK,
New York ,N.Y. Dr. Wallace Clark Jr., who designed a technique for assessingand grading the seriousness of a common type of skin cancer, died Nov. 28thof a ruptured aneurysm. He was 73.Clark was a pathologist at Beth IsrealHospital in Boston and a visiting professor of pathology at Harvard MedicalSchool. Clark pioneered a system called Clark's Levels, used routinely bydoctors to classify the skin cancers called melanomas. The five levels indicatethe seriousness of the melanoma and describe how deep into the skin it hasgrown. The technique helps doctors weigh the risk of a tumor and decide ona course of treatment.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 9, 1997 OBITUARIES

BOOTH,
Anniston, Al. Memorial services for William Vincent Booth, 40, will be Wednesdayat 2 o,m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Jacksonville with Rev Bill Luacasofficiating . Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge. Mr Booth diedSunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Tina MarieBooth , and his father, William George Booth of Geneva, Ohio. Mr. Booth,and Ohio native, was employed by Builder's Transport where he was a truckdriver.

DAVIS,
Anniston, Al. Services for Tyrone Davis ,22, will be Wednesday at 3 p.m.at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. John S. Nettles officiating. Burialwill be in Eden Hills Cemetery. Anniston Funeral Services will be in charge.Mr. Davis died Thursday in Anniston. Survivors include two sons: his mother,Catherine Davis of Anniston; his father, Robert Tyson Jr. of Anniston; hisstepfather, Billy Wayne Vinson of Anniston; a sister, Christina Davis ofAnniston; a brother Robert Davis of Anniston; and his grandmothers, CeolaDavis and Cora Bell Crooks,both of Anniston. Mr. Davis, an Anniston nativeand lifelong resident, was a member of Mt Olive Baptist Church.

LECK,
Jacksonville, Al. Services for Jean Leck, 64, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at K.L. Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Faith officiating. Burial willbe in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs Leck died Saturday at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include her husband, Robert C. Leck of Jacksonville; ason, Robert C. Leck Jr.of Georgia; two sisters; Jeanette Thompson of Wellingtonand Ruth Kerr Campbell of Ohatchee; a brother, Delmas C. Price of Webster'sChapel ; and two Grandchildren,Heather Leck and Robert Leck. Mrs. Leck ,a Blue Mt. native, was a veteran of the United States Navy. She was retiredfrom Fort McClellan Hospital and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Churchin Gadsden.

McMILLON,
Jacksonville, Al. Graveside services for Richard Gerald McMillon,77, willbe Wednesday at 11 a,m. at Edgemont Cemetery with Gray Brown-Service Mortuaryin charge. Mr. McMillon died Monday at Bill Nichols Retirement Home in AlexanderCity. Survivors include his wife, Dot McMillon of Jacksonville, four daughters,Carolyn Cornell of Alexander City, Susan Miller of Oxford, Beverly Forhamof Martinez, Ga. and Debbie Limerick of Jacksonville; a brother, James LMcMillon of San Antonio,Texas ;and seven grandchildren, Mr. McMillon, aJacksonville resodent for the past six years, was a former Heflin resident.He was retired from the Alabama Highway Department, He was a WWII Air Forceveteran and was a former Heflin City Council member He was a member of theMethodist Church and the Lion's Club of Heflin.

McKERLEY,
Cedar Bluff, Al. Services for Ruby ANgie McKerley,78, will be today at 3p.m. at Jordan Funeral Home with Revs. Hayward Clark and Charles Jenningsofficiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mrs. McKerley diedSunday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include six daughters,Jeanett Walker, Sue Mackey, Judy Abernathy, and Mardell Tilham all of Centre.,Mary Jane Williams of Farilll and Betty Alkite of Thronville, Ohio; two sons,Bobby McKerley of Farill and Robert McKerley of Centre. 10 grandchildrenand four great-grandchildren . Mrs McKerley, a Cherokee County native, wasa housewife and a Baptist . She was preceded by her husband, Buck McKerley.

MOORE,
Lineville, Al. Services for Alice Moore,69, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m.at Benefield Funeral Home with Charlie Bolt officiating. Burial will be inBethel Baptist Church Cemetery North. Mrs Moore died Monday at her home.Mrs Moore, a Clay County native, worked in the garment industry for severalyears and was a member of the Church of God.

PAUGH,
Anniston, Al. Services for Lona Paugh, 76, will be today at 2 p.m. at ChapelHill Funeral Home with Revs. Danny Sanders and Mike Gray officiating. Burialwill be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs Paugh died Sunday at her home.Survivors include her husband, Arnold H Paugh of Anniston; two daughters,Bonita Acker Farley of Gardendale and Juanita Acker Taylor of Longview, Texas; four sisters, Volsie Simmons and Elvie Hinds, both of Anniston, ClarsieBroomof Jacksonville and Demris Digby of Coldwater; and six grandchildren, Mrs.Paugh, a Talladega native, was a resident of Anniston for the past 10 years.Shewas a member of the Good News Assembly of God.

PETTIT,
Roanoke, Al Services for Jon David Pettit, 33, will be tonight at 6 atQuattlebaum Funeral Home with Revs. Rick Emory and Anthony Hodnett officiating.Mr. Pettit died Saturday at Randolph County Hospital . Survivors includehis wife, Dayna Pettit ; a daughter, Elizabeth Eileen Pettit of Roanoke;two sons, Cody James Zainey and Dustin Allen Pettit, both of Roanoke; hisparents, Richard Pettit of Dadeville and Linda Pettit of Houston, Texas;a grandmother, Grace Pettit of Heflin; and two brothers, Richard Allen PettitJr. of Milan, Ind,and Paul Brian Pettit of Spanish Fort. Mr. Pettit, a FortBenning, Ga. native, was owner of Roanloke Auto Clinic and attended FaithBaptist Church. He was preceded by a brother, Gregory Wayne Pettit.

RICHARDSON,
Anniston, Al. Services for Hubert B. Richardson,75, will be Wednesday at2 plm. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Glover officiating.Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Richardson died Sunday atRegional Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Parish ofAnniston , a son, Gary Wayne Richardson of Eastaboga; two sisters , BertisMalone and Versie Estes, both of Anniston; four grandchildren, and twogreat-grandchildren. Mr. Richardson, a Ranburne native, was a resident ofAnniston for the past 55 years He was retired from Anniston Army Depot andwas a member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church. He was preceded byhis wife, Margaret Marie Richardson.

WELLS,
Anniston, Al. Services for Ida Sewell Wells, 92, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary.Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. Mrs Wellsdied Sunday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, Evelyn Edwards ofPicayune, Miss.;a sister, Gertrude Medders of Anniston; three grandchildrenand five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wells, a Calhoun County native, was amember of Blue Mountain Baptist Church . She was preceded by her husband,Clarence Malvin Wells and a daughter, Joan Livingston.

WILTSHIRE,
Oxford, Al. Services for Dr. Mark Ellison Wiltshire, 37, will be Wednesdayat Harvest Church of God with Rev Jerry Irwin officiating. Burial will bein Forestlawn Gardens with Gray Brown-Service Mortuaryin charge. Dr. Wiltshiredied Monday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, CharlotteWiltshire, a son, Jason Hodges of Oxford, ; his parents, Martin Wiltshireof Duluth, Ga., and Judith Rushing of Augusta, Ga.; a sister, BrendaGintherof Sacramento, Calif.; four brothers, Dale Wiltshire of Harlem,Ga. MarvinWiltshire of San Pedro, Calif,. Cameron Wiltshire of Dulluth and ChristopherReese of Birmingham; his Grandmother, Mabelle Wells of Willows, Calif.; hisstepmother, Judy Wiltshire, and his stepfather, Charles Rushing. Dr. Wiltshire,a California native, was an Anniston physician for the past 10 years. Hewas a member of Harvest Church of God and A graduate of Medical College ofGeorgia. He served a chief of Family Practice at Regional Medical Centerand was an avid biker,hiker,and recreationalist.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 10, 1997, OBITUARIES

BRADLEY,

Hogansville, Ga. Services for Sanford B. Bradley, 72, will be today at

2(EST)at LaGrange Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with Rev. Olin

McClain officiating. Burial is in Restlawn Memory Gardens. Mr.

Bradley died Sunday,

Survivors include his wife, Elsie Bradley, a son, Carl Lee of Lanett; five

brothers: Ovid Bradley of Roanoke, John Bradley of LaGrange, Ga.,

Horace Bradley and Charles "Mack" Bradley, both of Valley, and Billly

Ray Bradley; three sisters: Polly Martin and Dolly Brown, both of

Valley, and Clyde Brown of Roanoke; two grandchildren and three

great-grandchildren . Mr. Bradley, a Randolph County native, lived in

LaGrange for more than 50 years. He owned and operated Bradley

Truck and Wrecker Service from 199-96. He was a WWII Army

veteran and a Baptist.

BROOKS,

Ranburne, Al. Services for John Lester Brooks,83, will be Thursday at

11a.m. at Union Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Jackie Taylor and Lewis

Cushing officiating. Burial is in the adjoining cemetery with Dryden

Funeral Home of Heflin in charge. Mr. Brooks died Tuesday at

Bowdon Area Hospital . Survivors include his son, Ray Brooks of

Ranburne; a sister, Myrtle Brooks of Anniston; a brother, silan Brooks

of Anniston; a grandchild and four great-grandchildren . Mr. Brooks, a

lifelong Cleburne County resident, was retired from Trintex Rubber Co.

of Bowdon. He was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church

FETNER,

Ashland, Al. Services for Dean Fetner, 60, will be foday at 11 a.m. at

First Baptist Church of Ashland with Revs. Randall Ingram and Mike

Perry officiating. Burial is in Clay County memory Gardens with Clay

County Funeral Home in charge, Mr. Fetner died Monday at Baptist

Cedical Center in Birmingham. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Griffin

Fetner , his mother, Bernice Fetner of Ashland; three daughters: Deana

Plok of Frostproof, Fla., Paige Gilliland of Bvartlett, Tenn., and Kaye

Fetner of Ashland; a son, Deric Fetner of McComb, Miss.,;a sister,

Jean Larry of Talladega; and two granddaughters Hannah Gilliland and

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Rebecca Gilliland. Mr. Fetner, a lifelong Clay County resident,

attended Samford University and was a retired construction worker. He

was a member of Ideals Quartet and of First Baptist Church of Ashland

and the adult choir.

GOLIGHTLY,

Anniston, Al. Services for Daniel Golightly, 88, will be Thursday at 1

p.m. at Murray Temple CME Church with Rev. A.C. McCoy, Thomas

Pratt and Kevisi Kamaa officiating. Burial is in Edgemont Cemetery with

Anniston Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Golightly died Friday at

Stringfellow Hospital. Survivors include three daughters, Mattie Morris

and Addie Grant, both of Anniston, and Lillie Alexander of Cincinnati;

three sons, John Golightly, James Golinghly and William Golightly, all of

Anniston; a sister, Beatrice Threat of Anniston; 24 grandchildren ;

28great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Mr.

Golightly, a Duncanville native, was a retired construction worker and a

member of Murray Temple Cme Church.

HAMMONS,

Cottondale, Services for Shana Brooke Hammons, 20, formerly of

Weaver, will be Thursday at 3;30 P.M. at Cullman First United

Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Harbin officiating. Hanceville

Funeral Home will be in charge. Miss Hammons died Monday at

University Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include her parents, Rev

Thomas and Debbie Hammons Jr. of Cottondale; a sister, Heather

Hammons of Auburn; three brothers: Jordan Hammons of Cottondale,

Lee Hammons of Athens and Chris Hammons; and her grandmothers,

Opal Louise Tyson of Cottondale and Annette Hammons of Athens.

Miss Hammons, a 1995 graduate of Hanceville High School, was active

in cheerleading, the Honor Society and Key Club . She was the 1995

recipient of the Horatio Alger Scholarship and a member of United

Methodist Church, Miss Hammons was a student at Auburn University.

HOUSTON,

Roanoke,Al. Services for Jama Renae Houston, 24, will be today at 2

p.m. at Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Welch with Rev. Rodney

Turner officiating. Burial is in Mt. Olice United Methodist Church

Cemetery with Silmon Mortuary in charge. Ms. Houston died Friday.

Survivors include her parents, Willie Frank and Johnnie Houston of

Roanoke; two brothers: Willie Houston Jr. and Dennis Buchanan; three

grandparents: Essie Houston and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Drake Sr.; and

an companion , Glenn Harris. Ms. Houston, a member of Mt. Olive

United Methodist Church of Wadley, was president of the Youth

Ministry and the UMYF and served in other capacities. She was a

1991 graduate of Handley High School and 1993 grad of Southern

Union State Comminity College. She graduated from Auburn University

in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in business administration.

HUDSON,

Anniston, Al. Services for Josephine Byrd Hudaon, 91, will be Thursday

at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Kelly Wheeler and Larry Riddle

officiating Burial is in Forestlawn Gardens. Mrs Hudson died Tuesday at

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her daughter, Reba Fant of

Anniston; three sons: Curtis Hudson of Oxford, Doug Hudson of

Anniston and Ed Hudson of Daphne;10 grandchildren; and 13 great-

grandchildren. Mrs. Hidson, a Rome, Ga., native, was a resident of

Calhoun County for 40 years. She was retired from Anniston Army

Depot and a member of Central Church of Christ.

KNOP,

Ashland, Al. Services for James F. Knop,82, will be today at 3 p.m. at

Clay County Funeral Home with Revs Tommy Brand and Dale Hooper

officiating. Burial will be in Clay County Memory Gardens. Mr. Knop

died Tuesday at Clay County Hospital . Survivors include his wife,

Louise Knop, a daughter, Ruth Medley of Ashland; a son, Tommy

Medley of Ashland; a brother, Grover Knop of Ashville; four

grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. Knop, a St.Clair

County native, was a longtime resident of Caly County. He was a

veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in WWII and the Korean War.

He retired from Anniston Army Depot, where he had benn employed

for 38years, He was a member of First Assembly Church of God.

LOUYINGER,

Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Mattie F. Louyinger, 93, will be

doday at 11 a.m. at Edgemont Cemetery eith Rev. Celia Cox officiating.

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge.Mrs. Louyinger died

Monday at National Health Care Center. Survivors include a daugter,

Mildred Stine of Cummings, Ga.; and a grandson , John Stine. Mrs.

Louyinger, a Talladega County native, was a longtime Anniston resident.

She was retired from Utica Mills and an Active member of McCoy

United Methodist Church since 1927.

MOORE,

Lineville, Al. Services for Alice Moore, 69, will be today at 11 a.m. at

Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Charlie Bolt officiating. Burial

is in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery North. Mrs. Moore died Monday

at her home. Survivors include two daughters; Deloris Moore of

Lineville and Cathy Businelle of Barfield; two sons; Dwight Daugherty

and Ronald Daugherty, both of Lineville; three sisters Inez Michel and

Joyce Aucoin, both of Morgan City, La., and Francis Watts of Lineville;

seven Brothers, J.W. Mullally of Barfield, Maylon Mullally Fr. of

Lineville, A.R. Mullally of Lade Wells, Fla., Bobby Mullally of Ashland,

Ray Mullally of Lafayette, Royce Mullally of Lanette and Jimmie

Mullally of Ashland;12 grandchildren and 10great-grandchildren. Mrs.

Moore, a Clay County native, had worked for several years in the

garment industry. She was a member of the Churchof God and was

preceded by granddaughter, Zoie Royer.

MURRAY,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Jewell Smith Murray, 83, will be Thursday

at 11 a.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Truman Norred

officiating. Burial is in White's Gap Cemetery. Mrs. Murray died

Tuesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, J.D. Murray ,

tow daughters: Sara Dixon and Sherry Johnston,both of Jacksonville; a

son, Rev.Danny Murray of Roopville, Ga.; two sisters: Mildred Smith

Watson of Jacksonville and Betty Smith Laminack of Fruithurst; a

brother, Charles Smith of Hokes Bluff; five grandchildren; and a great-

grandchild. Mrs. Murray, a lifelong Calhoun County Resident, was a

member of Westside Baptist Church.

PATTERSON,

Talladega, Al. Services for Jane Oleen Patterson, 88, will be today at

11 a..m. at Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland with Roy Johnson

officiating. Burial will be in Clay County Memory Gardens. Miss

Patterson died Monday at Clay County Hospital. Survivors include

,two sisters; Cannie Sapp of Lineville and Claudia Farley of Russelville;

and an brother, John Patterson of Lineville. Miss Patterson, a Clay

County native and lifelong resident,was a retired nurse and servid at

Drummond Frasier Hospital at Avondale Mills in Sylacauga for several

years . She was a Campbell Springs Church of Christ member.

PEARSEY,

Cedar Bluff, Al. Services for Nora Lee Pearsey, 92, will be today at 2 p.m.at Pleasant Valley

Baptist Church No. 1 with Revs. Bobby Tinney and Herbert Reid officiating.Burial is in

Moseley Cemetery with Perry Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Pearsey died Mondayat

Cherokee County Nursing Home. Survivors include two daughters; Maggie Canadaof

Gaylesville and Joan Pearsey of Ceday Bluff; three sons; Kenneth Pearseyof Ceday Bluff,

Lewis Pearsey of Spring Garden and Billy Pearsey of Gaylesville; 35 grandchildren, 55 great-

grandchildren and 16 great-great- grandchildren. Mrs. Pearsey, a Georgianative, was a

longtime resident of Cherokee County, She was a member of Demaris BaptistChurch and a

homemaker. She was preceded by her husband, Milton Pearson; an daughter,Ruth Parker

and two sons; John Pearsey and Troy Pearsey.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 11, 1997, OBITUARIES

BAILEY,

Lake Harbor, Fl. Services for Mary M "Gussie" Bailey, 80, will be

tonight at 7 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill

Cemetery. Mrs. Bailey died Tuesday in Clewiston, Fl. Survivors

include three daughters, Norma Schneider of Clewiston, Voncile

Rodgers of Leesburg and Mary Rhinehart of Fort Payne; a son, Bill

Bailey of LaBelle, Fl.; two sisters, Huldah Hawthorne and Juanita

Chesnut, both of Leesburg; three brothers, Van Mackey of Centre,

Jerry Mackey of Leesburg and Clyde Mackey of Gadsden ; seven

grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren . Mrs. Bailey, a Cherokee

County native, was retired from the U.S. Post Office. She was

preceded by two husbands, Gilbert Rodgers and William Bailey.

CURVIN,

Weaver, Al. Services for Evelyn Clark Curvin, 86,will be Friday at 11

a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs. Roger Wilmore and Todd

Buck Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Union MethodistChurch Cemetery

in Wellington. Mrs. Curvin died Wednesday at her home. Survivors

include three daughters, Peggy Chapman of Arnold, Mo., Betty Quick

of Kings Mountain, N.C.; and Patsy Hanvey of Weaver; a son, Jimmy

Curvin of Weaver; two sisters, Hannah McGinnis of Gainesville, Fl.,

and Ruth Bryant of Weaver; two brothers, Harry Clark and Rex Clark,

both of Weaver; 10 grandchildren Mrs. Curvin, a Calhoun County

native, was a Weaver resident and member of First Baptist Church of

Weaver. She was preceded by her husband, Albert O. Curvin.

HENDON,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Retha Walker Hendon, 75, will be Friday at 2

p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Rev. Harold Bonner officiating.

Burial will be in Highway Methodist Church Cemetery. Mrs Hendon

died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl

Meyer of Birmingham ; and three sisters, Alice Robinson of Edgefield,

S.C., Nettie Mae Gregg of Lineville and Irean Merredith of

Georgetown, Ga. Mrs Henson was a member of Highway Methodist

Church, a former employee of Palm Beach Co. She was preceded by

her husband, Eddie Hinson.

LEWIS,

Gaylesville, Al. Services for Mary Ethel Lewis, 83, will be Thursday at 2

p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Revs. Bill Giddens and Jack Gilbreath

officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery . Mrs Lewis died Tuesday

in Jasper, Tenn. Survivors inckude her husband, Carl Lewis , two

daughters, Joyce Loyd of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Diane Brackett of

Jasper, Tenn.; two sisters, Edith McCullough of Blanche and Llucille

Moseley of Chattanooga; three grandchildren, and five great-

grandchildren. Mrs Lewis, a Cherokee County native, was a member

of BlancheUnited Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and a

retired lunch room employee at Gaylesville High School.

LUKE,

Piedmont, Al. Services for Sidney W. Luke, 65, of Anniston will be

Friday at 2 p.m. at Griffin Chapel United Methodist Church on Temple,

Ga. with Rev E. Harry officiating. Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery

with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Luke died Saturday at his

home. Survivors include his wife, Dldora Luke , three sons. Otha White

of Detroit, Charles White of Montgomery ans Ronnie White of Slidell,

La.; two sisters , Vivian Willis of Tuskegee and Glenda Washington of

Bremen Ga.; and three grandchildren. Mr. Luke was a member of

Griffin Chapel United Methodist Church, an Army veteran and was

retired from Ford Motor Co.

MOORE,

Marion, Al. Services for Lewell C. Moore, 82, will be Friday at 3 p.m.

at Heiberger United Methodist Church with Rev. Travis Barns

officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Kirk Funeral

Home in Charge. Mr. Moore died Tuesday at Carraway Hospital .

Survivors include his wife, O'Neal Bamberg Moore ,a daughter, Delle

Bean of Bynum; a son, Tommy Moore of Bessemer; four grandchildren

and a great-grandchild.

THOMPSON,

Griffin, Ga. Services for Eva Colene Thompson,66, will be today at 2 p.m.at Haisten-Woodlawn Funeral Home with Rev Hugh Weathers officiating. MrsThompson died Tuesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, CharlesA. Thompson , a daughter, Joyce Mangham of Griffin, Ga. a sister, JosephineBailey of Anniston; a brother, Paul Johnson of Heflin; and two grandsons.Mrs. Thompson, a Heflin native, was a homemaker and member of McDonough RoadBaptist Church, She was a former member of Ai Baptist when she lived in Heflin.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 12,1997, OBITUARIES

BAILEY,

Cedar Bluff, Al. Services for Bertha Payton Bailey, 71, will be today at

2 p.m. at Welcome Hill Baptist Church with Revs. Joe Dale Baker,

Chris Murdock and Jimmy Dan Clanton officiating. Burial will be in the

adjoining cemetery with Perry Funeral Home in charge. SMrs Bailey

died Wednesday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center. Survivors

include three daughters, Judy Cox of Kilpatrick, Shirley Lumsdan of

Sand Rock and Rita Fannin of Fort Payne; two sons, Randall Bailey

and Barry Bailey, both of Sand Rock; three sisters, Bessie Gipson and

Vora Martin, both of Fort Payne and Helen Wright of Cleveland, Tenn.;

and 11 grandchildren , Mrs. Bailey, a DeKalb County native, was a

retired textile worker, a homemaker and a member of Welcome Hill

Baptist Church. She was preceded by her husband, James H. Bailey.

BROWNING,

Anniston, Al. Services for Adron Kiron Browning Jr.,74, will be

Saturday at 10 a.m. at Eulaton First Baptist Church with Revs. Reggie

Kirk and Randy Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Eulaton First

Baptist Church Cemetery with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in

charge. Mr. Browning died Tuesday. Survivors include his wife, Ella

Mae McClintock Browning, two daughters, Duska Brickhouse of

Harvest and Dawn Huddleston of Anniston; a son, Kip Browning of

Wake Village, Texas. and six grandchildren , Mr. Browning, a Calhoun

County resident for all of his life, was retired from Anniston Army

Dapot and was a grands keeper at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. He

owned and operated Browning Christmas Tree Farm. He was a

member and deacon of Eulaton First Baptist Church and was a U.S.

Navy veteran of WWII.

BUSH,

Anniston, Al. Services for John D. Bush will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at

Ervin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ollie English officiating. Burial will bein

Eden Hills Cemetery. Mr. Bush died Monday at Regional Medical

Center. Survivors include his wife, Carrie M. Bush , eight daughters,

Janet and Johnetta, both of Anniston, Dazarine of Baltimore, Md.,

Carolyn of Tallahassee, Fl. Sharon and Shelia, both of Indianapolis, In.

and Charlotte of Tuscon, Az. ; six sons, Anderw of Tucson, Ray of

Indianapolis, Earl, Johnny, Lafayette and Charles, all of Anniston;

41grandchildren. and 17great-grandchildren . Mr. Bush was an Army

veteran and was preceded by a son, George.

CALHOUN,

Alpine, Al. Services for James Edward Calhoun, 72, will be Saturday at

2:30 p.m. at Kings Chapel Congregation Church with Rev. Van Tony

Welch officiating. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Church Cemetery with

Terry's Metropolitan Mortusry in charge. Mr. Calhoun died Monday at

Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Annie Jo

Calhoun , five daughters, Mae Frances Jenkins of Munford, Beverly

Swain of Talladega, Millerneace Swain and Janice Phillips, both of

Talladega, and Carolyn Staples of Alpine; five sons, Harry Charles

Calhoun of Talladega, John Henry Calhoun,Rogers Calhoun, Walter

Calhoun and Perry Calhoun, all of Alpine; seven sisters, Mayola Cook

of Pittsburg, Juliet Morris and Evaleena Tilley, Katie Bell Armprester,

Janie Lou Lindsey, Ella Calhoun and Mable Garrett, all of Talladega;

four brothers, Sam Calhoun of Alpine, Spurgeon Calhoun, George

Calhoun and Charlie Calhoun , all of Talladega; 31 grandchildren; and

six great-grandchildren. Mr. Calhoun was a member of Kings Chapel

Congregation Church. He was a construction worker affiliated with

Labor Local 559. He worked ofr Beaunit Mills and was a farmer.

DUNAWAY,

Ohatchee, Al. Services for Buck Alvin G. Dunaway, 95, will be

Saturday at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Hubert

Hicks officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr.

Dunaway died Wednesday at his home. Survivors include three

daughters, Peggy Wilderson, Margaret Brown and Rosemary Kilgore,

all of Ohatchee; two sons, Gene Dunaway of Memphis, Tenn, and Otis

Ray Dunaway of Lindin; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Dunaway, a Calhoun County native, was a resident of Ohatchee for

the past 70 years. He was retired from Alabama Pipe Co. with 47 years

service. He was a member of World of Life Tabernacle.

GOURTNEY,

Ashland, Al. Services for Clarence L. Gourtney, 81, will be today at 2

p.m. at Clay County Funeral Home with Rev. Richard East officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Ararat Cemetery. Mr. Gourtney died Wednesday

at Clay County Hospital . Survivors include three daughters, Gaynell

Harvell of Ashland, Charlene Gurley of Talladegal and Brenda Long of

Birmingham; two sons, Travis Gourtney and Douglas Gourtney, both of

Ashland; two sisters, Mildred Cotney,of Dadeville and Zader Kennedy

of Ashland;11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Mr.

Gourtney, a Clay County native and lifelong resident, was a retired

timbe prodicer and farmer. He was a Baptist and was preceded by his

wife, Beulah Gourtney.

HERRING,

Birmingham, Al. Services for Lela Mae Herring, 75, will be Saturday at

1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Alpine with Rev. George Armstrong

officiating Burial will be in the adkoining cemetery with Terr's

Metropolitan Mortuary in charge. Mrs Herring died Dec. 5, at her

home. Survivors include three daughters, Louise Daniels and Yvette

Jones, both of Birmingham and Hattie Jones of Mason, Ariz.; a son,

Jimmy Herring of Birmingham ; nine grandchildren and 19 great-

grandchlidren. Mrs. Herring was a member of Bethel Baptist Church

and was preceded by her spouse, Odis Herring.

JOHNSON,

Piedmont, Al. Services for Gladys H. Johnson, 80,will be Saturday at 2

p.m. at Asberry Baptist Church in Jacksonville with Revs. William Cain

and Gordon Andrews officiating. Burial will be in Patterson Cemetery

New Liberty Road with K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in

charge. Mrs. Johnson died Thursday at Piedmont Health Care Center.

Survivors include two daughters, Dianne Chaviers of Attalla and

Debora Jo Kiker of Piedmont; four sons, Earl Johnson and Steve A.

Johnson, both of Piedmont, Bennie Johnson and Johnny Johnson, both

of Jacksonville; a sister, Maebelle Johnson of Jacksonville; three

brothers, Dewey Holder of Indiana,Floyd Holder of Jacksonville and

Vernon Holder of Oxford; 12grandchildren, and three great-

grandchildren . Mrs. Johnson, a Calhoun County native, was a lifelong

member of Asberry Church.

OWEN,

Weaver, Al. Services for Benjamin King Owen Jr., 70, will be Saturday

at 11 a.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home with Rev. David DuBose

officiating. Burial will be in Highmound Baptist Church Cemetery in

Snead. Mr. Owen died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Owen, s daughter, Tracy Taylor of

Jacksonville; a son , Wayne Owen of Albertville; two brothers, John

Owen of North Carolina and Neil Owen of Altoona; and seven

grandchildren, . Mr. Owen, a Blount County native, was a resident of

Calhoun County for the pst 30 years. He was retired from the U.S. Air

Force.

PELMER,

Anniston, Al. Services for William Lewis "Hobo" Pelmer,36 will be

Saturday at 2 p.m. at Thankful Baptist Church with Rev. P.Q. English

officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery with Anniston Funeral

Service in charge. Mr. Pelmer died Saturday at his home. Survivors

include three sisters, Catherine Thomas, Annette Allen, both of Anniston

and Anita Edwards of Kelleyton; three brothers, Eddie Pelmer, Mark

Thomas and Jerry Thomas all of Anniston.Mr. Pelmer was a lifelong

resident of Anniston.

REEVES,

Talladega, Al. Services for Clinton "Bull"Reeves, 72, will be Saturday at

2 p.m. at Ridgeview Baptist Church with Revs. Zenus Windsor and

Donald Grice officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Cemetery with Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Reeves died

Thursday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include his

wife, Laverne McLain Reeves of Talladega; a daughter, Barbara

Haynes of Talladega; three sons, Melvin C. Reeves and Kenneth R.

Reeves, both of Talladega, and Terry Reeves of Wetumpka; two

sisters, Sally Newsome of Woodbridge, Va., and Geneva Lloyd of

Bloomington , Ind.; three brothers, William Reeves of Ashland, Gene

Reeves of Talladega and Marion Reeves of West Virginia; nine

grandchildren and 10 grear- grandchildren .Mr. Reeves , a Talladega

County native and lifelong resident, was a member of Ridgeview Baptist

Church. He was a former owner of Reeves Construction Co.

STREETER,

Talladega, Al. Services for Robert Streeter, 80, will be Saturday at 1

p.m. at Tinney Church of Christ with Oscar Jones officiating. Burial will

be in Oak Hill Cemetery with Sims Funeral Services in charge. Mr.

Streeter died Dec. 3,at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors

include his wife, Mary Lee Streeter ; three sons Robert Streeter Jr. of

Dundee, Fl., Glenn Streeter of Atlanta and Eugene Streeter of

Lexington, Ky. ; two daughters, Elizabeth Smith of Tampa, Fl., and

Jannie King of Albuquerque, N.M. ; 15 grandchildren and 24great-

grandchildren .

YOUNG,

Centre,Al. Services for Beulah Estelle Young,92, will be today at 2p.m atJordan Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Pollard officiating. Burial will be inHebron Cemetery. Mrs. Young died Wednesday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center.Survivors include two daughters Myrtice Trimm of Rome ,Ga., and KathleenAnderson of Centre; two sons, Harwell Young of Centre and Ray Young ofAlexandria; two sisters, Llillian Haggard and Myrtle Suttles, both of Centre;10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.Mrs.Young, a Cherokee County native, was a housewife and member of SnadyCreek Baptist

Church. She was preceded by her husband, Andrew Young.

ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER13, 1997, OBITUARIES

COTTON,

Jacksonville, Al. services for Jack L. Cotton,Master Sgt. retired,65, will

be today at 2 p.m. at Blue Mountain Baptist Church with Rev Lamar

Denkins officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens with full military

honors. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge. Survivors include his

wife , Sue Cotton, three sons, Stephen L. Cotton of Atlanta, and

Derrick T. Cotton and Mark L. Cotton,both of Saks; a sister, Alice

Cotton Moore of Oxford; a brother James W. Cotton of Saks; and

three grandchildren, ,Jason ,Brandon,ans Kirstyn Cotton. Mr. Cotton a

native of Calhoun County had lived in Jacksonville for the past 17 years

He was an Army Vet.He wanted to be remembered as a 'Defender of

Democracy,'

GUTHRIE,

Anniston Al. Services for Gray Guthrie, 71, will be today at 1 p.m. at

Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Thomas officiating. Burial will be

in the DeArmanville Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Guthrie died

Thursday at his home. Survivors include two daughters. Melanie Smith

of Oxford and Tammy Buford of Coldwater; a son, Owens Guthrie of

DeArmanville; a sister, Vera Robertson of Weaver; four brothers. Cecil

Guthrie of DeArmanville;,Calvin Guthrie of Weaver, Vernon Guthrie

and Frank Guthrie, both of Alexandria; and five grandchildren. Mr.

Guthrie, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was retired from the

U.S. Navy. He was a WWIIveteran and fought in the battle of Iwo

Jima. He was a member of the DeArmanville Methodist Church.

HETHCOX,

Talladega, Al. Services for Sarah Nabors Hethcox, 78, will be Sunday at

2:30 p.m. at Talladega Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Joe

Higginbotham and Dr. Mack Finey officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill

Cemetery. Mrs. Hethcox died Friday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband, Albert H. Hethcox Sr.; a daughter,Lisa

Harvey of Birmingham ; three sons, Albert H. Hethcox Jr. of

Montgomery, Koe W. Hethcox of Florida and Gregory A. Hethcox of

Oxford; a sister, Christine Warren of Talladega; a brotherm Frank

Nabors Jr. of Huntsville; and eight grandchildren. Mrs. Hethcox was a

lifelong resident of Talladega.

McDOWELL ,

Rainbow City,Al. Services for John Cahrles "J.C." McDowell,80, will be

today at 2 p.m. atCollier-Butler Funeral Home in Gadsden with Rev.

Bruce Hodge officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in

Piedmont. Mr. McDowell died Thursday morning in a two-car accident

on U. S.431 four miles north of Anniston, Survivors include his wife,

Mary Upton McDowell ;a daughter, Donna McDougald of Southside; a

son, Larry McDowell of Hixson , Tenn,; four brothers, Horace

McDowell and Clarence McDowell, both of Piedmont, Roy McDowell

of Southside and Calvin McDowell of Jacksonville; three grandchildren

and a great grandchild. He was preceded by his parents, Roy and Irene

McDowell and a sister , Betty Jo McDowell. Mr. McDowell was a

Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War and was a member of

Bellevue Baptist Church.

YOUNG,

Piedmont, Al. Services ofr Mary Elizabeth Young, 68, will be today at 2 p.m.at Mickelsen-

McGee Funeral Home with Rev. Pierce Ashmore and Rev. Dr. Mark Green officiating.Burial

will be in Piedmont Memory Gardens. Mrs. Young died Thursday at her home.Survivors

include a sister, Janet Sprouse of Piedmont; and two brothers, George RussellIngram Jr. of

Piedmont and David Aaron Ingram of Chattanooga, Tenn. She was preceded byher

husband, Calvin Young. A Calhoun County native, Mrs Young was a member ofPiedmont

Church of God and retired from Springs Industries after 42 years

ANNISTON STAR DEC 14, 1997

CORNELIUS,

Ohatchee, Al. A private memorial service for Laurence A. Cornelius, 77,

will be announced by Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Mr. Cornelius died

Thursday at National Health Care. Survivors include his wife, Taska

Ann Cornelius ; three sons, Laurence A. Cornelius III of Michigan ,

Michael Cornelius of Colorado, and Dewayne Cornelius of Tennessee;

and three grandchildren. Mr. Cornelius, a native of Grand Rapids,

Mich., was a resident of Ohatchee for the last eight years. He was a

retired pipefitter, a Navy veteran of WWiI, and a member of United

Pentecostal Church.

EVANS,

Anniston,AL. Services for David Evans,77, will be Monday at 2p.m. at

Nount Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Quinton Woods officiating.

Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in

charge. Mr. Evansdied Wednesday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include a daughter, Irene Lovett of Anniston; two sisters,

Bessie Gooden and Mattie Funderburg,both of Anniston ;two brothers,

L.V. Evans and Edward Evans. Both of Anniston; two grandchildren

and one great-grandchild

HICKS,

Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Lula Beatrice Hicks, 83, will be

today at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Rutledge officiating.

Mrs. Hicks died Friday at Talladega Health Care. Survivors include a

son, Archie G. Hicks of Talladega; two sisters, Bertha Lee Robinson of

Sylacauga and Pearl Barnett of Talladega; a brother, Gene Franklin

Johnson of Sylacauga; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren

Mrs. Hicks, a native and lifelong resident of TalladegaCounty, was a

member of Stockdale Baptist Church. She was preceded by her

husband, Harold A. Hicks and a daughter, Mary E. Brown.

KIRKPATRICK ,

Blountsville, Al. Services for J.E. Kirkpatrick, 68, formerly of Calhoun

County, will be today at p.m. at Blountsville Funeral Home Chapel with

Rev. George McKinzey officiating. Burial will be in South Cemetery

Mr. Kirkpatrick died Thursday at Blount Memorial Hospital. Survivors

include a daughter, Betty Diane Kirkpatrick of Blountsville; four sons,

Jesse Kirkpatrick of Cleveland, Glenn Jordan and Lynial Jordan, both

of Haines City, Fla., and Michael Jordan of Douglas, Ga.;and nine

grandchildren. Mr Kirkpatrick, a native of Calhoun County, was a

retired iron mokder with Florida Pipe and Foundry.

KITCHENS,

Oxford Al., Services for George Freeman Kitchens, 89, will be today at

2 p.m.at Miller Funeral Home with Rev.Kevin Thomas officiating. Burial

will be in the Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Kitchens died Friday at

Regional Medical Center, Survivors include a daughter , Margie

Walther of Homassa Fla. ; a son . Ted Arnold Kitchens of Adele Ga.;

two sisters, Ruby Lipham of Magnolia, Texas, and Mortie Landers of

Peachtree City, Ga.; a brother, Trelma G. Kitchens of Wedowee; and

primary caregivers, Bobby and Jean Owen Cosper of Anniston. Mr.

Kitchens, a Randolph County native, was a resident of Caloun County

most of his life. He was an Army veteran and was retired from the

Calhoun County Board of Education. He was a member of

DeArmanville Methodist Church and the Folson Senior Citizens. He He

was preceded by his wife, Anna Bell Owens Kitchens.

MONDARY,

Indianapolis Ind. Graveside services for Mary Ethel Viehe Mondary,74, willbeTuesday at 2

p.m.at Pine hill Memorial Park with Rev. William Maynor officiating. UsreyBrown-Service

Mortuary is in Charge.Mrs. Mondary died Thursday . Survivors include a son,Roy Viehe of

Talladega ;two daughters, Barbara Hamblin of Indianapolis, and Jeanie Hallof Freedom, Ind.;

a sister, Naomi Brink of Indianapolis; five grandchildren and twogreat-grandchildren.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 15, 1997, OBITUARIES

GALLEGHER,

Blue Mountain, Al. Services for Lillie Hodge Gallegher, 87, will be

Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs Gerald Clark

and Hubert Hicks officiating. Burial will be in Coleman Cemetery in

Riverside . Mrs Gallegher died Sunday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include four daughters, Clara McDonald of Anniston , Lona

Hafley, Mary Ruth Wilkinson and Ellenor Murray, all of Blue Mountain

; two sisters, Mae Hixson of Jacksonville and Pearl Butler of Wadley;

14,grandchildren,25,great-grandchildren,and,12,great-great-

grandchildren. Mrs Gallegher, native of Randolph County most of her

life. She was retired from Anniston Army Depot after 34 years of

dervice and was a Baptist. She was preceded by her husband Edward

M. Gallegher, and a son Marvin W. Gallegher.

SMITH,

Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Irene Smith,85, will be today at 2

p.m. at Mid-Way Memory Gardens Cemetery with Rev. Larry

Haywood officiating. Talladega Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Smith

died Saturday at Talladega Healthcare. Survivors include two

daughters, Patricia Holt of St Petersburg, Fla. and Beatrice Lawrence

of Childersburg; a son , Lowell Heath of Talladega; a sister, Inez

Jenkins of Talladega; six grandchildren;11great-grandchildren and one

great-great-grandchild. Mrs Smith was a retired textile worker. She was

a Baptist.

STREET,

Ashland, Al. Services for Ben Street Sr., 72, will be Tuesday at 1 p.m.atPleasant Grove

United Methodist Church with Rev.David Tucker , Geneba Hayes, Bobbie Streets,Elder

John Sandlin and Batrick Brown officiating. Burial will be in Old Field Cemetery.Garretts

Funeral Home in Lineville.is in charge. Mr. Street died Friday at Clay CountyHospital .

Survivors include three sons, James, Benjamin and Roger Street, all of Ashland;four

daughters, Lillie Mae Street of Talladega, Sylvia Craig and Vanessa Street,both of Ashland

and Lillie Ruth Brown of Alpine; a sister, Clitter Henderson; a brother,Walter Street. 18

grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Mr. Street worked for a numberof years for

Standford Service Station. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United MethodistChurch.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 16, 1997, OBITUARIES

BATTLE,

Daviston, Al. Services for Tony Eugene Battle,26, will be Thursday at 1

p.m. at County Line Baptist Church in Wadley, Burial will be in the

adjoining cemetery with Clark Memorial Funeral Service in charge. Mr.

Battle died Saturday at Clay County Hospital . Survivors include his

wife, Sherri Boyd of Daviston, two sons, Shontonio Quintavius Battle of

Daviston ,and Antonios Terrell Battle of Clarksville, Ind.; a stepson,

Shondedric Boyd of Daviston; two sisters, Earnestine Capers and

Elizabeth Battle, both of Daviston; three brothers, Amos Battle of

Alexander City, Willie Frank Battle of Bowdon, Ga. and Anthony

Battlw of Tuskegee; his grandmother, Ethel Lee Heard of Alexander

City; and his great-grandmother, Katie Battle of Talladega.

HARTLEY,

Sylacauga, Al. Services for Helen Doris Hartley,78, will be Wednesday

at 2 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga, with Rev.

Martin Murray officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Mrs

Hartley died Sunday at Citizens Baptist Cedical Center. Survivors

include a daughter, Louise Johnson of Talladega; a brother, Oran

Harrington of Wilsonville; five sisters, Frankie Raines of Columbiana,

Jewel Bibbs of Anniston, Elizabeth Henry of Sylacauga, Sara Francis

McBride of Mobile and Emma Whitten of Montevallo; a brother.

Kenneth Harrington,of Norfolk, Va., and four grandchildren Mrs.

Hartley was preceded by her husband, Thomas Kenneth Hartley.

McNEW,

Oxford, Al. Memorial services for Frances B. McNew will be Tuesday

at 10 a.m. at K.L. BrownFuneral Home with Rev. Billy Dempsey

officiating. Mrs. McNew died Sunday at her home. Survivors include a

companion, O.B. McNew; one daughter, Betty J. Owen of Oxford;

two sisters, Catherine Germany of Jacksonville, Fla., and Leslie Hannah

of Frost, Miss; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

MONTGOMERY,

Eastaboga, Al. Services for John Lewis Montgomery, 80, will be

Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Sunlight Baptist Church with Rev Jesse

Montgomery officiating, Burial will be in Sunlight Cemetery in

Eastaboga with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge Mr. Montgomery died

Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Lucille

Brooks Montgomery , three daughters, Lois Jean Truss of Columbiana,

Dottie Pearl Montgomery of Eastaboga and Linda Lucille James of

Lincoln;two sons, John L Montgomery Jr. and Eddie Montgomery,

both of Eastaboga; three sisters, Carrie Mae Threatt and Eunice

Perkins, both of Anniston, and Virginia Parker of Richeytown; 24

grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.Mr. Montgomery, a

Talladega County native, was retired from Anniston Army Depot and

was a member of Sunlight Baptist Church in Eastaboga.

RILEY,

Ashland, Al. Services for Eustance David Riley Jr., 77, will be

Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Furst Baptist Church of Ashland with Rev.

Randall Ingram officiating. Burial will be in Ashland City Cemetery with

Clay County Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Riley died Monday at Clay

County Hospital.

STEVENSON,

Roanoke, Al. Services for John Bluford Stevenson,82, will be Wednesday at2 p.m. at

Roanoke First United Methodist Church with Revs. Tex Ergle, Milton Boothand Harold

Bonner officiating, Burial will be in the Cedarwood Cemetery with QuattlebaumFuneral

Home in charge. Mr. Stevenson died Monday at Randolph County Hospital. Survivors

include two sons, Johnny Steveson of Roanoke and David Stevenson of Atlanta;and four

grandchildren. Mr. Stevenson, a Randolph County native and lifelong resident,was editor

and publisher of The Randolph Leader for 45 years. He was a member of RoanokeFirst

United Methodist Church and had been a member of the choir for more than65 years .


THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 17, 1997, OBITUARIES

ARNOLD,

Talladega, Al. Services for Geneva Miller Arnold, 73, will be Thursday

at 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home with Rev. Max Tucker officiating.

Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Arnold died Tuesday at her

home. Survivors include her husband, Harlin M. Arnold of Talladega; a

daughter, Judith Arnold Sims, of Talladega; four sisters, Doris Hamlin

and Marie Barber, both of Talladega, Margaret Edwards of Sylacauga

and Helen Nelson of Potr Arthur, Texas; three grandchildren, and four

great-grandchildren. Mrs. Arnold, a Talladega native and lifelong

resident,was a member of Southside Baptist Church. She attended the

Ladies Sunday School Class and worked at the Presbyterian Home

Thrift Store. She was a Red Cross volunteer.

BRITTIAN,

Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Florine Brittian,91, will be

Thursday at 1 plm. at Edgemont Cemetery with Clyde Ray officiating .

Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory will be in charge. Mrs

Brittian died Sunday at Talladega Healthcare Center.

BURT,

Anniston Al. Graveside services for Lucy McArthur Burt, 90, will be 11

a.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Cemetery eith Rev. Margaret Robinson

Northern officiating. Usrey FuneralHome will be in charge. Mrs Burt

died Tuesday at National Health Care in Anniston. Survivlors include a

son, Henry M. Burt Jr. of Anniston; five grandchildren and three great-

grandchildren . Mrs Burt, A Slocomb native, was a resident of

Talladega for more than 50 years. She was a member of First United

Methodist Church of Talladega.She was preceded by her husband,

Henry M. Burt, and a son, Walter M. Burt.

EVANS,

Anniston, Al. Services for Edward Evans, 79, will be Thursday at noon

at First Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. O.E. Webb officiating.

Burial will be in Edan Hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in

charge. Mr. Evans died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include a son, Roy E. Evans of Sacremento, Calif.; two

sisters, Bessie Gooden and Mattie Funderburg, both of Anniston; and a

brother, L.V. Evans of Anniston. Mr. Evans, a WWII veteran , was

awarded several medals for outstanding service.

GOSS,

Anniston Al. Services for George W. "Dandy" Goss, 76, will be

Thursday at noon at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Quintin

Woods officiating. Burial will be in Mable Grove Cemetery with Ervin

Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Goss died Friday at his home. Survivors

include two daughters, Rachel Battle and Rasa E. Thomas both of

Anniston; four grandchildren and fuve great-grandchildren . Mr. Goss

was a Navy veteran of WWII.

JOHNSON,

Ranburne, Al. Services for Verta Bell Johnson,90, will be today at noon

at Ranburne, Mehtodist Church with Revs. David Holmes and Kit

Carson officiating. Burial will be in Ranburne Methodist Cemetery with

Miller Funeral Home of Oxford in charge. Mrs Johnson died Monday at

National Health Care. Survivors include her husband, Aubry Johnson,

a daughter, Jeanette Hand of Birmingham; a son, Burl Edward Johnson

of Atlanta; two sisters, Louise Preston of Oxford and Hazel Wiggins of

Ranburne; two brothers, Al Baggett of Huntsville and Jay Baggett of

Newnan, Ga. ; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren . Mrs.

Johnson was a lifelong resident of Ranburne and was a member of

Ranburne Methodist Church.

MORRIS,

Anniston, Al. Services for Bessie Rea Smith Wilson Morris, 71, will be

Thursday at 2:30 p.m. with Revs. Ray Crump and Harry Skaggs

officiating. Burial will be in Coldwater Baptist Cemetery with Miller

Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Morris died Monday at Baptist

Montclair Hospital in Birmingham . Survivors include her husband,

James F. Morris ; four sons, Michael E. Parker of Oxford, Gregory C.

Wilson of Maddison, Barney R. Wilson of Florence and Jim S. Wilson

of Birmingham;a stepdaughter, Susan C. Morris of Coldwate; a

stepson, Donald F. Morris of Bribane, Austrailia; four sisters, Bobbie

Snow of Munford, Sally Martin and Dot Young, both of Oxford, and

Jean Miller of Alexandria; a brother, A.C. Smith of Oxford;

17grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs Morris was a

lifelong member of Coldwater United Methodist Church and was active

in the Beany Sunday School Class. She was preceded by her first

husband, C. Wallace Wilson

MYERS,

Anniston, Al. Memorial services for Lee Roy Myers,Jr. 56, were

Sunday. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory was in charge.

Mr. Myers died Saturday at his home. Survivors include his wife,

Janice Myers ;his mother, Iris Dair Kelley of Bessemer; two sons, Nick

Alan Myers and Rick Alan Myers both of Birmingham; two stepsons,

Scott Hightower of Anniston and Steven Hightower of Mobile; a

brother, Kenneth Myersof Bessemer; three grandchildren , seven

stepgrandchildren, . Mr. Myers a Bessimer High School graduate,

served in the United States Coast Guard . He retired from Anniston

Army Depot and was a member of the VFWand American Legion.

SNEAD,

Centre,Al. Services for G.W. "G. Buck" Snead,77, will be Thursday at 1

p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Revs. Malvyn Salter and Harry

Carterofficiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr.

Snead died Monday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center. Survivors

include his wife Sara Payne Snead ; a daughter, Karen Smith of Centre;

two sons, Larry H. Snead and Mark A. Snead, both of Centre; two

sisters, Vertice Sanford of Piedmont and Gladys Wilson of Rome, Ga.;

a brother, Bill Snead of Silver Creek, Ga.; four grandchildren and two

great-grandchildren . Mr. Snead, a Cherokee County native, was a

member of New Bethel Baptist Church and Forney Masonic Lodge

440. He was a WWII veteran and was retired as an electronic supply

specialist at Marshall Space Flight Center.

STEVENS,

Union, S.C. Services for Carl A Stevens,82, were Monday at Westside

Baptist Church with Dr. Trinton Connelly officiating. Burial was in Union

Memorial Gardens with Holcombe Funeral Home in charge Mr.

Stevens died Sunday at Wallace Thomson Hospital . Survivors include

two sons, Wayne A. Stevens of Lineville and Michael C. Stevens of

Union; three sisters, Ruby Varner of Union, Betty Hart of Marion and

Julia Corley of Lexington; a brother, Vernon Stevens of Cross Keys,

S.C. ; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren . Mr. Stevens, a

Cross Keys native, was a member of Westside Baptist Church where

he served as deacon for more than 50 years. He was a WWIIArmy

veteran and was retired from Life Insurance Col of Virginia.

TUCKER,

Lineville, Al. Services for Freddie Samuel Tudker, 64, will be

Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland with Revs

Robert Morrison and Dan Keith officiating. Burial will be in Clay

County Memory Gardens. Mr. Tucker died Monday at his home.

Survivors include his wife, Billie Faye Tucker, three daughters,

Kimberly Spears of Roanoke, Kelly Bass of Woodland and Lisa

Cofield of Oxford; a son Samuel K. Tucker of New Port Richie, Fla.;

three brothers, Hugh Tucker of Lakeland, Fla. Homer Tucker of

Branford, Fla. ,and Woodrow Tucker of Port Richie and 10

grandchildren. Mr. Tucker, a Swannee County, Fal. , native, had lived

in Clay County since 1973. He was in the United States Navy and Air

Force and a Korean War veteran, He was a carpenter and Baptist.

WILLIAMS,

Oxford, Al. Services for Mildren M. Williams, 68, will be Thursday at 2

p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Moore officiating.

Burial will be in the Antioch Baptist Cemetery with Miller Funeral Home

in charge Mrs. Williams died Monday at Carraway Methodist Hospital

in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, Robert W. Williams Jr. ,

a daughter, Darlene Jordan of Oxford , a sister, Eddie Mae Williams of

Anniston ; a brother, Hoyt Denham of Annidton; two grandchildren. and

a great-grandson.Mrs. Williams was a life long resident of Oxford and

was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

YANCY,

Heflin, Al. Services for Alta Yancy, 88, will be Thursday at 11 a.m. atRainsville Funeral

Home with Rev. Jerry Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Beulah CemeteryMrs Yancy

died Tuesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, John T. Yancy ,two daughters.

Bonnie Lackey and Bobbie Coefield , both of Heflin; a son Gerald Yancy ofHeflin; a twin

sister, Alma Maddox of Geraldine; a brother, Chalmer"Shep" Brown of Fyffe;six

grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren . Mrs Yancy, a member of BeulahBaptist

Church, was preceded by a son Ray Yancy and a grandson Billy Lackey.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 18, 1997 OBITUARIES

CLAXTON,

Greenville, Miss. Services for Mary Scott Claxton,91 , formerly of

Calhoun County, will be today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of

Greenville. The Boone-Wells Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Calxton

died Tuesday at King's Daughters Hospital. Survivors include two

daughters, Nancy Riddle and Billie Edwards, both of Greenville; a son,

William Gerald Claxton of Clinton , Miss.;a brother Wallace Scott of

Austin, Texas , sis grandchildren ;and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs.

Claxton, a Choccolocco native, was preceded by her husband, Rev.

Dr. William Perry Claxton

COSPER,

Wadley, Al. Services for Bertha Lipham Cosper,94, will be today at

2p.m. at Jordan's Chapel Congregational Methodist Church with Rev.

Julian Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with

Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Cosper died Tuesday at

Traylor Nursing Home in Roanoke. Survivors include four daughters,

Sarah Johnson and Louise Carson, both of Wadley, Bernice Wellborn

of Holiday, Fla., and Mae Hoolapa of Columbus, Ga;

16grandchildren,23great-grandchildren and several great-great-

grandchildren. Mrs Cosper, a Randolph County native, lived in Newell

and Woodland for most of her life. She was a homemaker and member

of Union Baptist Church She was preceded by her husband, Hulon

Hampton Cosper.

GARRETT,

Oxford, Al. Services for Dorothy J. Garrett,54, will be Friday at 1 p.m.

at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, with Rev. Michael Truss officiating.

Burial will be in Kelly Springs Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service

in charge. Mrs Garrett died Saturday at Brookwood Medical Center in

Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, William H. Garrett , three

daughters, Eyvonne Garrett of Rochester, N.Y.,Eyvette Winston and

Lori Reynolds, both of Oxford, a son, Troy Towns of Montgomery; her

mother, Elsie Towns of Oxford; four sisters; Annie Maude Mays and

Roberta Hill, both of Gary, Ind., Mary J. Martin of Chicago and

Frances Towns of Oxford; two brothers, Joe Towns of Oxford and

Billy Towns of Arizona; and nine grandchildren. Mrs. Garrett was a

member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir.

GODWIN,

Collinsville, Al. Services for Heather Miranda Godwin, 18, will be today

at 11 a.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Jerry Patton officiating. Burial

will be in the Sand Rock Cemetery. Miss Godwin died Tuesday in

Sand Rock. Survivors include her parents, Randy and Ann Brindley

Godwin of Collinsville; a sister, Natasha Godwin of Collinsville; her

grandparents, Allie Sue Brindley of Collinsville, Coy E. and Buelrine

Godwin of Henager; and a boyfriend, Dan Gehrett Jr. Miss Godwin

was a freshman at Jacksonville State University. She was a 1997

graduate and valedictorian of Sand Rock High School and a member of

Calvary Church.

GOSSETT,

Centre, Al. Services for Arthur E. Gossett,87, will be today at 1p.m. at

Jorden Funeral Home with Revs. Tim Bailey, Ron Schultz and W.R.

Giddins officiating. Burial will be in Howell Cemetery. Mr. Gossett died

Tuesday at Riverview Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his

wife, Vastelle McHugh Gossett , a daughter, Shirley Burns and Lynne

Morgan, both of Centre; a son, Benny Gossett of Centre; five sisters,

Margaret Glassock of Chattanooga, Tenn , Sade Wright of Centre, Dot

Kessler of Gadsden, joyce Salmon of Gainesville, Fla., and Judy Wiley

of Hokes Bluff; four brothers, Wayne Gossett of Centre and

JackGossett, Gene Gossett and Ronnie Gossett all of Gadsden; three

grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Gossett, a Calhoun

County native, was a retired insurance agent. He was a member of

Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

JOHNSON ,

Evans, Ga. Services for retired 1st Sgt. Gerald Bryce Johnson,52, of

Evans,Ga.formerly of CalhounCounty, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at St

James Baptist Church in Leesburg. N.C. with Hester-Whitted-Say

Funeral Home of Roxboro, N.C. is in charge. Mr. Johnson died

Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital Hoospice Unit in Augusts, Ga.

Survivors include his wife, Delores Johnson, three daughters; Tiffany

Simons of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Cynthia Johnson and Robin Johnson,

both of New Brunswick, N.J.; two sons, Brian Johnson of Evans and

Timothy Johnson of Honolulu; a step-daughter, Anglea Long of Atlanta;

a step-son, Isaac Long of Evans; four sisters; two brothers and his

mother, Annie Johnson of Roxboro, N.C. Mr. Johnson was a Roxboro

native.

JORDAN,

Micaville, Al. Services for A. D. Jordan,86, will be today at 2 plm. at

New Area Baptist Church, Cleburne County , with Rev A.C. McCoy

officiating. Burial will be in the Church cemetery with Anniston Funeral

Service in charge. Mr. Jordan died Dec 11 at Baptost Medical Center-

Montclair in Birmingham Survivors include a daughter, Nellie Nunn of

Heflin; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Jordan was

a member and deacon at New Area Baptist Church.

POLLARD,

Weaver, Al. Services for Shelby Pollard,66, will be today at 2 p.m. at

Mickelsin-McGee Funeral Home, Piedmont, with Rev Dr. Roger

Willlmore officiating. Burial will be in Forney Cemetery. Mr. Pollard

died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife,

Jean Pollard, two daughters, Rena Chapman of Weaver and Thresa

Cunningham of White Plains; and two grandchildren, Brittney

Cunningham and Lance Cunningham Mr. Pollard had lived in Weaver

for the past 36 years. He was a member of the First Baptost Church of

Weaver, and Served as a chef in many of Calhoun County'srestaurants.

He also served in the Navy.

SIMS,

Anniston , Al. Services for Emma Leatherwood Powell Sims, 82, will be

Friday at 2 p.m. at Eulaton First Baptist Church with Rev. Reggie Kirk

officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Gray Brown-

Service Mortuary & Crematory in charge. Mrs. Sims died Monday at

Regional Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, Elisah T. Powell

III of Miami and Joseph R. Powell of Anniston ; s sister, Mildred Rust

of Anniston; a brother, Neal Leatherwood of Anniston ; six

grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren . Mrs. Sims, a Calhoun

County native and life long resident, was a member of one of the oldest

families in the region. She attended Eulaton First Baptist Church and

was a housewife.

WEATHERS,

Heflin, Al. Services for William Charles Weathers, 55, will be Friday at

2 p.m. at Pinetucky Baptist Church with Revs. Hugh Weaters, Chris

Jackson and Bev Olds officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining

cemetery with Dryden Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Weathers died

Wednesday at his home. Survivors include his wife Carolyn Weathers

of Heflin; sex daughters, Brenda Peoples of Anniston, Cecilia Harris of

Dacula, Ga. Shelia Tanner, Jackie Weathers, Denise Weathers and

Jennifer Parker, all of Heflin ; two sons, Philip Weathers and Rick

Edmondson, both of Heflin; four sisters, Bobbie Pesnell, Linda Jackson

and Jackie Bonner, all of Heflin, and Barbara Gay of Fruithurst, and two

brothers, Roy Weathers and Billy Weathers, both of Heflin, and

16grandchildren. Mr. Weathers was a Heflin native.

WHISTENANT,

Chicago, Ill. Memorial graveside services for Clifford J. Whistenant Jr.,

64, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Oak Bowery Cemetery, in Ohatchee,

with Rev. Howard Shell officiating. Mr. Whistenant died at Oak Forest

Hospital in Chicago. Survivors include two sisters, Mary Bray of

Atlantic Beach , Fla., and Dovie Jennings of Ohatchee; two brothers,

Hugh Gray Whistenant of Ohatchee and Milton "Bud" Whistenant of

Blue Mountain. An Anniston native, Mr. Whistenant had lived in

Chicago for the past 26 years; He was an auto mobile mechanic and a

U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

WOOD,

Kansas City, Mo. Services for Clara B. Wood,77, will be today at 2

p.m. at Earp and Sons Chapel of Charter Funerals. Burial will be in

Independence, Mo. Mrs Wood died Saturday at her home. Survivors

include two sons, James J. Wood and Arthur L Wood; six

grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Wood, an Anniston

native, formerly lived in Blue Mountain. She was preceded iby her

husband, James C. Wood, and a daughter.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 19, 1997 OBITUARIES

BOWERS,

Los Angeles, Ca. Services for Clavis Bowers Jr., 42, formerly of

Brewtonville, will be Saturday at noon at Anniston Funeral Services with

Rev. Billy Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Ararat CME Church

Cemetery. Mr Bowers died Dec.11, in Los Angeles.

Survivors inckude three daughters, Latricia Bowers and Roxann Bowers,

both of LosAngeles, and Deretta Woodruff of Anniston; a sister,

Brenda Bowers of Weaver; six brothers, Steve Bowers and Jeffery

Bowers, both of Saks, Charles Bowers of Weaver, Anthony Bowers of

South Bend, Ind, and Gary Bowers of Brewtoville; his father, Clavis

Bowers of Brewtonville; and three grandchildren.

EDWARDS,

Newell, Al. Services for Harrington Chester "Arnold" Edwards, 97, will

be today at 2p.m. at Harmony Primitive Baptist Church in Cleburne

County with Neal T. Puechard, Homer Benefield and Lewis Norton

officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery, Benefield Funeral

Home of Wedowee will be in charge. Mr. Edwards died Wednesday

at Beckwood Manor Nursing Home.

Survivors include: two daughters , Melba Grizzard of Oxford and Ellen

Rhodes of Anniston, two sons, LawrenceEdwards and Billy Edwards

both of Newell, a sister, Perlie Johnston of Bowdon, Ga; five brothers,

Euell Edwards of Bessemer, Grady Edwards of Newell, Hugh Edwards

of Columbus, Ga. Robert Edwards of Woodland and Charles Edwards

of Oxford: 14 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren and three great

great grandchildren. Mr. Edwards, a Cleburne County native, was a

farmer. He was a member of Lower Cane Creek Primitive Baptist

Church and a member of Randolph County Cattlemen's Association. He

was a member of the Randolph Farmer's Federation and one of the

original members of the Randolph County Hospital Board.

GILBERT,

Anniston Al. Services for Johnnie Gilbert,79, will be Saturday at 2 p.m.

at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Dr. Garry Ragsdale officiating. Burial

will be in Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery . Mrs Gilbert died

Thursday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include three

daughters, Teresa Moreland of Frankfurt, Ky. , Arnette Sprayberry of

Mobile and Mary Hohbson of Shreveport, La.; two sons, Curtis

Gilbert and Dave Gelbert, both of Alexandria;a sister, Katie Williams of

Gadsden; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren . Mrs Gilbert, a

Calhoun County native was a resident of Saks. She was a member of

Mount Zion Baptist Church.

HILL,

Lincoln, Al. Services for Elliott Hill,81, will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m.at

Little Jerusalem AFM Church of God with Rev. James Truss officiating.

Burial will be in Pine Grove Community Cemetery with Sims Funeral

Services in charge. Mr. Hill died Tuesday at his home. Survivors

include a daughter, Helen Montgomery of Detroit. a son, Reginald Hill

of Lincoln; three brothers, Alphonia Hill , Bennie Hill and Rev. Milton

Hill, all of Lincoln; six grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Great-grandsons and nephews.

MOSLEY,

Huntsville, Al. Services for Minnie D. Mosley, 46, formerly of Anniston,

will be Saturday at 2p.m. at Miracle Prayer House, Anniston, with

Prophet Margaret McDill officiating. Burial will be in Hobson City

Memorial Gardens with Anniston Funeral Service in charge. Mrs.

Mosley died Monday at Huntsville Hospital Main. Survivors include her

husband, Nathaniel Mosley , a daughter, Natalie Victoria Mosley of

Huntsville; fiur brothers, Felton Durden, Billy Durden, both of Anniston,

Lee Durden and Robert Durden, both of Atlanta. Mrs Mosley was a

former member of Riding Star United Methodist Church and in 1985

became a member of the Miracle Prayer House.

MULLENDORE,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Obie Inez Burns Mullendore, 73, will be

Friday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville with Rev. John

Holloway. Burial will be in Forestlawn Cemetery with K.L. Brown

Funeral Home & Crematory. Mrs Mullendore died Wednesday at

Jacksonville Hospital . Survivors include her husband, Gester Otis

Mullendore, two daughters , Sylvia Jane Partain of Winter Haven, Fla.

and Paula Diane Haganof Anniston; five sisters, Georgia Rena Brooks

and Jean Thanthamboth of Jacksonville, Olean Scherrer of Anniston ,

Dorothy Thompson of Gadsden and Glenda Curry of Weaver; three

grandchildren and two great-grand children. Mrs Mullendore, a

Jacksonville, native and lifelong resident. was a member of First Baptist

Church of Jacksonville. She was a retired hair dresser.

PARMER,

Roanoke, Al. Services for Vernon W. Parmer,63, will be today at 2 p.m.

at Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Gene Young

officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memory Gardens. Mr. Parmer

died Thursday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Sue Robinson

Parmer ; a son Mike Parmer of Roanoke; a sister, Macie, Shelnutt of

Roanoke; and a grandchild. Mr. Parmer, a Randolph County resident,

had been employed as blending coordinator at Candlewick Yarns.

POWELL,

Munford, Al. Services for wilmer Powell, 84, will be Saturday at 1

p.m.at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. C.M. Henderson. Burial

will be in Jenifer Community Cemetery with Sims Funeral Services in

charge. Mr. Powell died Dec. 12 at Talladega Health Care Center.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie Powell , four daughters. Betty Millerof

Silver Run, Emma Hawkins, Gloria Ervin and Lonetta Roberts, all of

Anniston; six sons, Willie H. Powell, of Anniston, Willie B. Powell,

Tommie L. Powell and George E. Powell, all of Munford, Lester Powell

of Savannah, Ga. , Willie Lee Dorman of Rochester, N.Y.; a sister,

Lilar Jemison of Munford; 33grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren

ROBERSON,

Anniston, Al. Services for Maggie Roberson, 87, will be Saturday at 3

p.m.at Hopewell Baptist Church in Wellington with Rev Edward

Houston officiating Burial will be in Roberson Cemetery in Pell City with

Anniston Funeral Service in charge,

Mrs. Roberson died Dec 10 at her home. Suriviors include three daughters, Catherine

Rogers of Ashland, Dollie Mae Woods of Cleveland, Ohio. and Lillie Crossof Anniston four

sons, Jessie Roberson and Andy Roberson both of Wellington. Joseph Robersonof Anniston

and George Roberson of Gadsden ; 40 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Mrs

Roberson was a longtime member of Hopewell Baptist Church


THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 20, 1997 OBITUARIES

BAKER,

OXFORD, AL. Services for John Lewis Baker, 83, will be Sunday at noon atMiller

Funeral home with Rev Lewis Roszell officiating . Burial will be in Mt. OliveCemetery in Ohatchee. Mr. Baker died Friday at Carraway Methodist Hospitalin Birmingham.

Survivors include five daughters, Ann Roszell of Anniston , Pat McCullarsand Donna Fowler, both of Oxford, Sally Willis of Weaver and Johnnie LeeHopper of Dallas Ga. three sons, John M. Bakerof Anniston, Ronald EugeneBaker and Donald Wayne Baker, both of Florida. 15 grandchildren ,17great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Fowler, Larry Kelly, Gary Kelley, Waylong Glass,Charles Pierce and Andrew Pierce. Mr. Baker, an Oxford resident for the past33

years, was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He was a member of the AnericanLegion for many years.

BOYD,

Oxford, Al. Services for Ethel Ruth "Peggy" Boyd, 60, will be Sunday at 2p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory with Rev. Jerry Irwinofficiating. Mrs Boud died Friday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include her companion, Fred McGlocklin, a daughter, Michele Jonesof Florence; a son, James Timothy Cole of Oxford; four sisters, Judy Tateof Anniston, Joy Feldman of Arlington, Texas, Ella Mae Connor of Crevecouer,Ill.,

and Wanda Graf of Mount Pleasant, Texas ; and two brothers, Charles

Pierce of Anniston and Jerry Pierce of Jacksonville.

Pallbearers will be Byron Pierce, Charles Pierce Jr., Charles Pierce III,

Dustin Pierce, Terry Bowman Jr., Adam Feldman, Kevin Stephens and Alan Pierce.

CAIN,

Anniston, Al, Graveside services for Ludie Wallace Cain, 76, will be todayat 2 p.m. at Highland Cemetery in Piedmont with Richard O'Conner officiating.Miller Funeral Home will be in charge. Mrs. Cain died Friday at RegionalMedical Center,

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Abood of Orange Park, Fa.; two sisters,Jewell King of JAcksonville and Dorothy Naugher of Speing Garden; and a brother,Alvin Wallace of Oxford. Pallbearers will be Gary Banks, David King, TerryWallace, Donny Wallace and David Naugher.

Mrs. Cain , a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a member of Fort

McClellan Golf Club.

CANTRELL,

Anniston, Al. Services for Ralph Cantrell, 61, were Wednesday at Akins FuneralHome of Coppperhilll, Tenn, with Rev. G.W. Mathis officiating. Burial wasin Mt. Carmel Cemetery with Full Military honors by the U.S. Army from FortCampbell, Ky. Mr. Cantrell died Sunday in Anniston.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Cantrell, a son, William Ralph Cantrellof Anniston; a sister, Ethel Whitmore of Calhoun, Ga.; two grandchildren,Ethan Reece Cantrell and Shawn Patrick Roozer; and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were nephews.

Mr. Cantrell, a Polk County native, was retired from the Military after servingin the Army during the Korean War and the Viet Nam War. He was a member ofthe VFW and the American Legion and was retired from the civil service inAnniston. He was preceded by a daughter, Denice Lynn Ogletree.

CATOR,

Anniston, Al. Services for Marian Lona Guthrie Cator, 73, will be Sundayat 2 p.m. at Church of the Covenant Presbyterian with Rev. Monty C. Clendeninofficiating. Burial will be in Rose Ridge Cemetery in Naples, N.Y. with GrayBrown-Service Mortuary & Crematory in charge.

Mrs Cator died Thursday at Regional Medical Center .

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Marie McAllister of Lakeland, Fla.;a son Richard D. Cator II of Oakredge, Tenn.; a parent, Vallie Guthrie ofSeneca Falls, N.Y.; a sister, Hazel Werth of Pell City;and three grandchildren,Edward McAllister, Christine Cator and Richard Cator.

Mrs. Cator, a new york native, was an Anniston resident for many years. Shewas a nurse in the intensive care unit at Anniston Memorial Hospital . Shewas a member of the Church of the Covenant Presbyterian and a member of thrAmerican POW.

GORDON,

Killen , Memorial services for Thomas A. Gordon ,78, will be Monday at 10:30a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Florian with Elkins Funeral Homeof Florence in charge.

Graveside services woll bollow in hte adjoining cemetery. Mr. Gordon diedFriday in a Birmingham hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Gordon of Killen; four sons, ThomasGordon Jr. of Birmingham, David Gordon of Sebago Lake, Maine, Michael

Gordon of RockHill, S.C.; and Peter Gordon of Gainesville, Fla.

Mr. Gordon, a New York City cative, grew up in Atlanta. He was a graduateof Emory University. He was a WWII veteran and derved in the North Africanand European theaters. His post-war career includen being a minow leaguebaseball executive , a professional baseball scout, and he was employ withWeyerhaeuser Corp.where he served as regional vice presedent. He also, wasa manager of a shipping container plant in Florence, He was a member of St.Michael's Catholic Church. His sons, Thomas Jr. and Michael Gordon , areformer reporters and editors at The Star.

HARRIS,

Boaz, Al. Services for Mable Edmondson Harris, 82, will be today at 2p.m.at Carr Funeral Home with Bobby Bright, Johnny Taylor and Scott Bryantofficiating. Burial will be in Sardis Cemetery.

Mrs. Harris died Thursday at Jacksonville Hospital .

Survivors include two daughters, Gaylene Johnson of Piedmont and Shelby JeanScott of Gadsden; a son , Bell Harris of Gadsden; three sisters, Bert Chandlerof Kilpatrick, Betty Parks of SourhCarolina and Madge Wilson of Birmingham;a brother, Horace Edmondson of Gadsden; nine grandchildren 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren .

Pall bearers will be Michael Johnson, Alan Harris, Johnny Brown, David Smith,

Trey Chambless, Steven Glenn, Shand Johnson and Richard Bruce.

Mrs. Harris was preceded by her husband, Guy Harris; a dauthter, Lottie JoDobbins; and a son, O.C. "Junior" Dobbins.

KARASCI,

Anniston,Al. Services for Sarah E. Karasci, 80, will be Sunday at 12:30 p.m.at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory. Mrs. Karasci died Fridayat Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include a son, Andrew J. Karasci of Houston; and a sister LoisJohnston of Citronelle. Mrs. Karasci was a long-time Calhoun County resident.

KEITH,

Alpine, Al. Services for Nathan Keith ,50, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. atKingston

Missionary Baptist Church, Alpine, with Rev Charles Garrett and James Garrett

officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Terry's MetropolitanMortuary in charge. Mr. Keith died Tuesday at his home

Survivors include a son, Demetrius L. Calhoun of Buffalo, N.Y.; his mother,Margie Ree Keith of Alpine; two sisters, Nattie Swain of Alpine and LetlaMae Crumb of Talladega; five brothers, Frank Morris, William Keith, FreddieKeith and BenKeith, all of Alpint, and William H. Sillmon of Talladega.

Pallbearers will be nephews and family friends.

Mr. Keith was a member of Kingston Baptist Church and was a constructionworker with Labor Local 559.

LOVE,

Jacksonville, Al. Services for Clyde V. Love, 77, will be today at 2 p.m.at Mickelsen-McKee Funeral Home with Rev. Truman Norred officiating. Burialwill be in Piedmont Memory Gardens.

Mr Love died Thursday at Jacksonville Hospital.

Survivors include his wife, Myrtle Love of Jacksonville; a daughter,

Tonya Melissa Love, of Jacksonville; a son, Eric Love of Anniston; threesisters, Marie Hughey of Anniston, Margaret Acker and Imogene Sanford, bothof SpringGarden; and two grandchildren, Matt Love and Brittany Love.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Acker, Robert Acker, Billy BRown. Garry Brown,

Larry Brown and Lamar Jordan.

Mr. Love, a Calhoun County native, had lived in Jacksonville for the past40 years. He was a retired fireman at Fort McClellan, He served in WWII Co.B,15th Infantry , with Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in WWII.

PRICE,

Heflin, Al. Services for Brenda Leila Price, 60, will be today at 2 p.m.at Upper Cane Creek Methodist Church with Rev. Billy Wayne Hammond officiating.Burial will be in Upper Cane Creek Cemetery with Dryden Funeral Home in charge.

Mrs. Price died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.

Survivors include five daughters, Elaine Breed, Jayne Nolen, Jeanelle Turner,

Lisa Nolen and Carol Price, all of Heflin; a son CharlesPrice of Heflin;two sisters, Millie McIntyre of Fruithurst and Sue Maples of Ashland; twobrothers, Eddie Whitman of Anniston and Jack Whitman of Heflin; and 10grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Whitman, Jonathan Price, Mike McIntyre, TyrusMorgan, Ray Nolen and Terry Bonner.

Mrs. Price a lifelong resident of Cleburne County, was preceded by her husband,

James Rufus Price.

ROUNTREE,

Nances Creek,Al. Graveside services for Canola Whiteside Rountree,80 willbe Sunday at 1 p.m. at Nances Creek Cemetery with Rev. Tony Shubert officiating.Thompson Funeral Home will be in charge.

Mrs Rountree died Friday at her home.

Survivors include a sister Blanch Harris of Chosea Springs; and a Brother,Quinton

Whiteside of Weaver.

Mrs. Rountree, a Calhoun County native, was a Valdosta Ga. resident for manyyears until she moved to this area in 1985. She was a member of NorthsideBaptist Church in Piedmont and was an avid gardener.

She was preceded by her husband, George Rountree.

THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 21, 1997, OBITUARIESCOGER,Anniston, Al.Services for James Talmadge Coger,68, will be Nonday at 12:30p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Bobby Parker officiating.Burial will be at Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr.Coger died Saturday at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Coger; one daughter, Rhonda Woods ofKilleen, Texas; four sons; James Coger Jr. of Grafton, Va., Charles Coger ofOxford, Terry Coger of Anniston and Robert Coger of Fort Hood, Texas;two sisters; Geraldine Ewing of Houston, and Lorene Ferguson of Lubbock,Texas, one brother, John Coger of Weaver; 11 grandchildren and four great-grand children. Pallbearers will be a military honor guard. Mr. Coger was a native of Wadley and a resident of Anniston for thepast 20years. He retired from the military after 20 years of dervice and retired fromKmart after 16 years.GARDNER,Gadsden,Al. Graveside services were held Saturday at Union MethodistChurch Cemetery for for Lee C. Gardner, 70, with Rev Marvin Nealofficiating. Collier-Butler Funeral Home in charge. Survivors include his wife, Helen Jane Gardner; a daughter, Cherry Orneallasof Gadsden; five sons, Lee C. Gardner Jr. of Rock Hill,S.C., Sam Gardner ofBirmingham, Rick Gardner of Lebanon, Tenn.; and Stan Gardner ofBirmingham ; Three sisters, Juanita Neighbors, Judy Easterwood and PatsyJohnson;three brothers, Bill, Tom and Steve Gardner; 19 grandchildren andtwo great-grandchildren.Mr. Gardner was a native of Calhoun County and a resident of Gadsden for44 years. He was retired from Charleston Navy Shipyard in Charleston,S.C.He was a veteran of WWII having served on the U.S.S. Missouri.MORAN,Piedmont, Al. Services for Bertha N.Moran,77, will be Monday at 2 p.m. atRabbittown Baptist Church with Revs Rayford Parker and Troy Arnettofficiating. Burial will be at Rabbittown Cemetery with K.L. Brown FuneralHome &Crematory in charge. Mrs.Moran died Saturday at Regional Medical Center. She is surived by two daughters, Annette Hinkle of White Plains and SandraHorne of Rabbittown; two sons, Bobby E. Moran and Larry A. Moran, bothof Rabbittown; five grandchildren Connie Hunt, Paula Moran, Chad Horne,Charlie Hinkle and Robert Moran;three great-grandchildren 19nieces and 12nephews. Pallbearers will be Chad Horne, Charlie Hinkle Robert Moran, Steven HuntmShane Adrian and Jerry Watts. Mrs Moran was a member of the New Oak Grove Baptist Church and alifelong resident of Calhoun County. She was preceded by her husband, Oscar"Jack" MoranSTROTHERS, Anniston ,Al. Services for Ruth Marie Strothers,67, will be Monday at 2 p.m.at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev Paul Ganey officiating. Mrs. Strothers died Thursday at Regional Medical Center.Survivors include one son, Jack Grant Strothers of Cartersville, Ga.; one sister,Margaret Heckler of Travorius, Fal.; and one granddaughter, Rachel Strothersof Kingston, Ohio.Mrs Strothers was a native of Perkasie, Pa.and had been a resident of GladeRoad for the past three years and a former resident of Anniston for more than14 years. She was employee of Bailey and Bailey Accountants for more than10 yearsYOUNG,Oxford,Al. Services for John Brown Young Sr.,77, will be today at 2 p.m.atthe new Bethel Baptist Church with Ralph Abernathy, Jacky Morgan andGerald Rogers officiating. Burial will be in the New Bethel Baptist Cemetery inOxford with Miller Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Young died Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Young; three daughters, Peggy Guyer andMary GRaddy, both of Eastaboga, and Susan Jones of Oxford; one son JohnBrown Young Jr. of Anniston; one brother, Gus Young of GRaham ; sixgrandchildren, Sonya Surrett, Michael Camp, Amanda Johnson, MatthewCamp, Wes Jones and Kasi Jones; and six great-grandchildren ,Maranda andKaty Surrett, Jesse and Samantha Johnson, Bailey and Jacob Camp.Pallbearers will be Bob Ross Young, Mike and Matt Camp. Jerry Surrett,Barry Johnson and Wes Jones. Mr. Young was a native of Cleburne County and reisdent of Oxford for the past 47 years. He was a member and deacon of New Bethel Baptist Church, where he served as assistant Sunday school teacher and an assistant teacher in the men's Bible class. He was retired from Barber Dairy. He held an Accounting degree from the University of Alabama and was an avid gardener and fisherman.THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 22 1997 OBITUARIESCOSPER,Anniston, al. Services for Harold E. Cosper, 73, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. atGrace Episcopal Church with Rev. Robert Childress officiating. Burial will bein Forestlawn Gardens. Gray Brown=Service Mortuary and Crematory is incharge . Mr. Cosper died Saturday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude his wife, Barbara Cosper, two daughters, Monica Cosper Murphy ofOxford and Cynthia Cosper Yancey of Jacksonville.; a sister, Louise CosperMcCluskey; and three grandchildren, Monica Taylor Murphy, Lauren NicoleMurphy and Monica Jordan Yancey. Mr. Cosper was a native and lifelongresident of Anniston. He served in WWII. He ownedCentral Photo Color for30 yearsowner of Ed Cosper Photography. He was member of GraceEpiscopal Church. GIBSON, Cartersville, Ga. Services for Elizabeth Burgin Gibson, 83, formerly ofAnniston ,will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev.F. Willis Vedkery officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. MrsGibson died Saturday in Cartersville, Ga. Survivors include two daughterskElizabeth J. Gibson of Acworth, Ga. and Julia Gibson Swartzendruber ofOnterio, Calif.; a son, J.C. Gibson of Huntsville; a brother, Andrew Burgin ofAnniston; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gibson, aresident of Cartersville, Ga., for the past three years, was a resident ofAnniston most of her life. She was a retired bookkeeper with Wikle Drug ColShe was also a mormer x-ray technician. She was a member of McCoyMemorial United Methodist Church.HAYNES,Oxford, Al. Graveside services for Newman Boyd Haynes,75, will be todayat 2 p.m. at Forestlawn Garden Mausoleum with Rev. David Vinson andHerman Pair officiating. Mr. Haynes died Saturday at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include his wife, Linda Haynes of Oxford; two daughters, DeborahLynn Foote of Pell City and Janet Denise Haynes of Birmingham; a sister,Betty Steward of Oxford; and three brothers, T.L. Haynes of Birmingham,David E. Haynes of Bynumand Watson E. Haynes of Weaver. Mr. Hayneswas a residentof Calhoun County all of his life. He was a Mason and a WWIIveteran . He was a baptist by faith. McCARY, Anniston Al. Services for Elbert Milton McCary,88, will be Tursday at 1 p.m.at Eulaton First Baptist Church with RRevs. Robert Stewart and Reggie Kirkofficiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Gray Brown-ServiceMortuary and Crematory is in charge. Mr McCary died Sunday at his home.Survivors include his wife, Grace Self McCary ; a daughter ,Anns ElaineMcCary Anderson of Anniston,; a son, Elbert Mason McCary of Elkmont;four grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Mr. McCary, a nstive of CalhounCounty, worked with Kilby Steel, J.I. Case, and was retired from LeeBrothers Foundry, He was anAvid Woodworier and was a member ond activedeacon of Eulaton First Baptist Church. ROBERTS, Heflin, Al. Services for Betty Jean Roberts, 52, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at East Heflin Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Murray officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant hill Cemetery. Mrs Roberts died Sunday at her home. Survivors include her husbandm Cranston Roberts of Heflin; two sons ,Shannon D. Roberts and Michael S. Roberts both of Heflin ; her father, Jim Payne of Heflin; two sisters, Geri Lambert and Janice Brown both of Heflin; three brothers,Ralph Payne and Jimmy Wayne Payne, both of Muscadine, and Danny Payne of Heflin. Mrs.Roberts was a lifelong resident of Cleburne County. She was a formeremployee of Moore Business Forms and an employee of Hoover Haynes Rubber Co. for the past nine years . She was a member of East Heflin Baptist Church. THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 23, 1997 OBITUARIESBALLENGER,Bowdon, Ga. Services for Christine Dodson Ballenger,82, will be today at 3p.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Swehla officiating. Burialwill be in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery with Rainwater-West FuneralHome in charge. Mrs Ballenger died Sunday at Tanner Medical Center.Survivors include her husband, Harold Ballenger of Bowdon; a son, RalphDodson of Ranburne; two stersons, Steve Ballenger of Birmingham adnTommy Ballengerof Bowdon; a stepdaughter, Shirley Cater of Bowdon; twosisters, Ollie Robinson of Carrollton, Gal, and Jeanette Capes of Bremen,Ga. ;five grandchildren ; eight great-grandchildren ;seven step-grandchildren andtwo step-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Ballenger, a Randolph County native, wasa retired employee with Sewell Manufacturing Co. She was a member ofShiloh United Methodist Church and was preceded by her first husband,William Bervin Dodson.CHAPPELL,Talladega, Al. Services for Douglas Eugene Chappelll, 58, will be today at 11a.m.at Northside Baptsit Church with Rev J.F. Barber officiating. Burial will bein Hill Crest Cemetery in Munford with Usrey Funeral home in charge. Mr.Chappell died Friday at his home. Survivors include four brothersk Donald ,Johnny and Danny all of Titusvelle, Fla. and Bill Chappell of Helena. Mr.Chappell, a Talladega native and lifelong resident, was a member of NorthsideBaptist Church. He was retired from Crown Textile and was preceded by hiswife, JoAnn Chappell.CLANTON, Boaz ,Al. Services for James Garlen Clanton, 72, will be Wednesday at 3p.m. at Albertville Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Mr. Clanton died Mondayat his home. Survivors include; two daughters; Darlene Mann and Terry LynnClanton, both of Boaz; four sons: Raymond ,Travis , Jerry Wayne, and RickyClanton, All of Boaz. He was preceded by his wife Margie Wallace Clanton,and a grandson Jeff Clanton.DANIEL,Panama City, Fl. Services for Daisy C. Daniel, 90, will be Wednesday at 1p.m. at Malone Baptist Church in Malone, Randolph County, eith Rev. MickeyVaughn, officiating. Burial will be in Malone Cemetery, Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley will be in charge. Mrs Daniel died Sunday atGulf Coast Convalescence Home. Sruvivors include two daughters, CatherineWoodruff of Norfolk, Va., and Colene D. Chadwick-Shank of Panama City;eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.Mrs Daniel was a Malone native.EDWARDS, Anniston, Al. Services for A.E. Sonny Edwards, 69, will be today at 11a.m.at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Revs. Hubert Ford and Mike Owensofficiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Edwards died atRegional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Frances Edwards , a son,William E. Edwards of Jacksonville; two sisters, Mary Smith of Lincoln andEva Mclaughlin of Tampa, Fla.; and a grandchild, Laura Lynette Edwards. Mr. Edwards, an Attalla native, was a longtime Anniston resident. He wasretired from Roadway Express, was a veteran of the Marine Corp and was aBaptist. GAY, Glwnn, Ga. Services for Betty Jean Gay, 56, will be Friday at 2 p.m. at GlennBaptist Church with Rev. James Chestnut and Scottie Sheppard officiating.Quattle baum Funeral Home will ge in charge. Mrs Gay died Monday at herhome. Survivors include four daughters, Deborah Weathers of Rock Mills,Peggy Bell, Roxanne Wulff and Ara Virginia Gay, all of Glenn; four sisters,Marie Driver and Patricia Bowen both of LaGrange, Ga. Cathy Hayes ofDawson Ga., and Ann Harris of Hogansville, Ga.; and 16 grandchildren. MrsGay, a Heard County native, was a member of Glenn Baptist Church and hadworked at West Point PepperellHARRIS,Millerville, Al. Services for Annie Pearl Harris,77, will be at 1 p.m. today atMt. Tabor United Methodist Church with Revs. Michael Strong, MichealBillingley and Charles Woood officiating. Garrett Funeral Home will be incharge. Mrs Harris died Saturday. Survivors include four daughters, AnnetteKelly of Detroit, Mae Hue Burney of Millerville, Vera Harris of Riverdale, Ga., and Eula L. Smith of Alexander City; three sons, John Wesley Harris, JessieHarris and Roscoe Harris , all of Millerville; a brother, Stanford Wilson; foursisters, Alice Wilson, Fredenia Smith, Catherine Vaughn and Edmonis Pringele;18grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.Mrs Harris, a Clay County native, was a member of Mt. Tabor UnitedMethodist Church, where she served in several auxiliaries for many years LITTLEJOHN, Jacksonville, Al. Services for Buford O. "Nick" Littlejohn, 69, will beWednesday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with Revs DavidDaniels and Terry Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant ValleyCemetery with K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in charge Mr.Littlejohn died Monday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors include five sisters,Bonnie Carr of Birmingham, Christine Homesley, Shirley Johnston, CherieClark and Jeanie Floyd, all of Jacksonville ; a brother, Jimmy Littlejohn ofJacksonville; and a primary caregiver, Sue Sextonof Jacksonville MrLittlejohn, a Jacksonville native and lifelong resident, was a member of PleasantValley Baptist Church. He was retired from Anniston Army Depot and was anUnited StatesArmy veteran He was preceded by his wife, Dot Littlejohn, andhis son Randy Littlejohn.WILKINSON, Anniston Al. Graveside services for Connie Michelle Reynolds Wilkinson, 23, will bWednesday at 2 p.m. at Forestlawn Gardens with Rev. Walker Dean officiating. GraBrown-Service Mortuary & Crematory will be in charge. Mrs Wilkinson died Sunday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Briam Wilkinson , a daughter, Jacquelyn Wilkinson of Anniston: three sons, Wesley Wilkinson, Thomas Wilkinson and Zachery Willkinson all of Anniston; her father, Al Reynolds of Anniston; her mother, Marlene Howell of Anniston; a sister, Rosemary Reynolds of Anniston; a brother, Bubba Reynolds of Anniston; and her grandparents, Joyce Lamphear of Anniston, Betty Sintron of Boaz and Almus Reynolds of Gadsden. Mrs Wilkinson, a longeime Calhoun County resident, attendedWellborn High School . She worked for Americrown Catering.THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 24, 1997 OBITUARIESBISHOP,Talladega, Al. Services for Mary Frances Bishop,83, will be today at 1 p.m.at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev Allen Layton officiating. Burial will be inthe adjoining cemetery with Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Bishop diedMonday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include tow sons,George Bishop and Charles Bishop, both of Talladega, a brother, GovernoeLewis of Talladega; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. MrsBishop, a Shelby County native, was a longtime Talladega resident. She was amember of Mt. Olive Baptist Church.She was retired from Weaver Shoes andwas preceded by a granddaughter, Susan Bishop Green.DALRYMPLE, Woodland, Al. Services for Doris Louise Sears Dalrymple,65, will be today at2 p.m. at Prospect Methodist Church with Rev. Ridley Parmer officiating.Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home ofWedowee in charge. Mrs Dalrymple died Monday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Linda Poirier of Michigan; four sisters, DolaEdmondson of Anniston, Sara Edmondson of Talladega, Lucille Brown andDean Moody, both of Woodland; a brother, H.J. Sears of Woodland; threegrandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs Dalrymple, a RandolphCounty native, was retired from Trintex and was a member of ProspectMethodist Church. She was preceded by her husband, Amers "Amos " HenryDalrymple. DANIEL, Panama City, Fla. Services for Daisy C. Daniel, 90, willbe today at 10 a.m. atMalone Baptist Church in Malone, Randolph County. Johnson Brown-ServiceFuneral Home in Valley will be in charge .Mrs Daniel died Sunday at GulfCoast Convalescence Home. HATHCOX,Ragland, Al. Services for Neal Hathcox ,62, will be today at 1 p.m. atHardin's Chapel with Revs. Doug Ford and Lannis White officiating. Burial willbe in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery with Chapel Hill Funeral Home ofPell City in charge. Mr. Hathcox died Monday. Survivors include his wife,Martha Hathcox of Ragland; two sisters, Barbara Moses of Pell City, JudyHathcox of Gulf Shores, two sons, Barry Hathcox of Southside and BrittHathcox of Pell Cith; a brother, Jimmy Hathcox of Riverside; and fourgrandchildren.Mr. Hathcox, a Ragland native and lifelong resident, was retiredfrom Anniston Army Depot with 33 years service. He Attended Hardin'sChapel Bible Church and was preceded by his brother, Marion Dale Hathcox.ORR,Oxford, Al. services for Shirleen J. Orr, 29, will be Friday at 1 p.m. at StMary Baptost Church in Lincoln with Rev Everett Kelley officiating/ Burial willbe in Pine Grove Cemetery with Sims Funeral Services in charge. Mrs. Orrdied Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband,Larry Eugene Orr Jr. of Spartanburg, S.C. ; a daughter, Lakea Reed ofOxford; a son Jarrius Orr of Oxford; her parents, Betty Menefee of Oxfordand Paul Teague of Nashville Tenn; a sister Jacqueling Teague of Oxford; abrother, Sabin Teague of San Antonio, Texas; his grandparents, Addie MaeTeague of Gadsden, Richard Menefee of Jacksonville, Fal., and George andSadie Bolton of Anniston. Mrs. Orr worked at Central Castings.STEPHENS,Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Harry Stephens,78, will be today at 11a.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with Rev Lowell Ledbetter officiating. UsreyFuneral Home will be in charge. Mr. Stephens died Sunday at his home. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Farmer of Talladega and JaneWatson of Muscle Shoals; two sons, Norman Stephens and MiltonStephens,both of Talladega; a sister, Mable Ogburn of Ooltewah, Tenn. ;acompanion, Janie Preston of Talladega; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Stephens, a Talladega native and lifelong resident, was aWWII veteran. He was a Mason and was retired as a mill wright fromKimberly Clark. He was a Baptist and was preceded by his wife, JacquelynStephens, and a granddaughter, Chelly Watson.SURRETT,Pell City, Al. Services for Jimmy Surrett,60, were Saturday at Jeffcost FuneralHome in Tallassee. Burial was in Macedonia Christian Church in Tallassee. Mr. Surrett died Dec 17,in Pell City. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Surrett ;two daughters, Donna Lindsey of Wetumpka and Terry Holman of Auburn;two sons, Jimmy L Surrett Jr. of New Jersey and Chuck Surrett of Notasulga;three stepdaughters, Tammy McGee, Michelle Clayton and Gina McGee, bothof Auburn; two stepsons, Tommy McGee and Mike McGee both ofNotasulga; his mother, Ruby B. Watts of Anniston; his grandmother, NonnieDempsey of Anniston ;two brothers Donnie Surrett and Pete Watts, both ofAnniston; and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Surrett, an Anniston Native, had lived inPell City for the past four years. He was retired from the U.S. Navy, was plantmanager of Steel City Bolt and Screw Co. of Birmingham and was a Baptist. WATSON, Heflin, Al. Services for James Austin Watson,77, will be today at 2 p.m. at Dryden Funeral Home with Revs. James Benefield and Charles Benefield officiating. Burial will be in Verdon's Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Watson died Monday at Gadsden Medical Center, Survivors include his wife, Maggie Lorene Watson , a daughter, Annett Watson of Maples, Fla.; a brother, John L. Watson of Heflin; four sisters, Lucille Watson and Reba Myers, both of Heflin, Wynell Martin of Birmingham and Edith Eaton of Elma, N.Y. Mr. Watson, a Cleburne County native and lifelong resident, was a retired store owner and bus driver. He was a member ofRanburne Baptist Church.THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 25, 1997, OBITUARIESBOLT, Delta, Al. Services for James H. Bolt,67, will be Friday at 11 a.m. at HarvestChurch of God with Revs. Jerry Irwin and O.V. Sewell officiating. Burial willbe in Anniston Memorial Gardens with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary incharge. Mr. Bolt died Wednesday at Clay County Hospital . Survivorsinclude his wife, Ola Mae Bolt ; three sons, Melvin Lemar Bolt of Dadeville,Thomas Henry Bolt of Douglasville, Ga., and Bobby Clyde Bolt of Norfolk ,Va. ; three sisters, Ilene Cruise and Lula Belle Hollis, both of Anniston andThelma Smith of Delta; a brother, Delmer Bolt of Norfolk; ninegrandchildren,Jennifer Bolt, Cathy Bolt, Elizabeth Bolt, Christy Bolt, BlakeBolt, Michael Bolt, Samuel Bolt and James Ashley Bolt, and Brian Payne. Mr.Bolt, a Delta resident for the past 25 years, was a poultry and cattle farmer. Heworked at Anniston Foundry for 20 years and was member of Harvest Churchof God.CHEATWOOD,Jacksonville, Al. Services for Geneva A. Cheatwood, 78, will be Saturday at11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory. Burial will be inRabbittown Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Cheatwood died today atWessex House in Jacksonville.CLANTON, Boaz, Al. Services for James Garlen Clanton, 72, was Dec. 24, at AlbertvilleMemorial Chapel at 3 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 24, 1997 Rev Bill Lackeyofficiating. Burial was in Walls Chapel Cemetery. Survivors include; twodaughters; Darlene Mann of Boaz, Terri Clanton of Boaz .; four sons,Raymond ,Travis , Wayne and Rickey Clanton all of Boaz. one sister RubyNell Wilson of Florida; one brother, Edward Clanton of Boaz ,; 21grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Casket-bearers were, WalterClanton, Mike Clanton ,Glenn Clanton, Samuel Clanton, Donnie Clanton,Richard Bush,and Marlin Gillilan. Mr. Clanton ,lived most of his life aroundBoaz, He had many friends and in-laws that cared for him. He was precededby his wife Margie Wallace Clanton, and a grandson and a great-grandson.He will be missed.INGRAM, Delta, Al., Services for John Calvin Ingram, 73, will be Friday at 11 a.m. atBenefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Rev. Frank Rasbury officiating. Burialwill be in Blacks Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery. Mr. Ingram diedTuesday inTuscaloosa. Survivors include four daughters, Ramona Thomas ofJacksonville, Sara Vaivan of Fayetteville, N.C.; Jeanie Bunn of SouthCarolina,and Linda Wheeler of California; a son, Marty Ingram of Texas; two sisters,Nettie Seaman and Lettie Wren, both of Cleveland, Ohio; three brothers, AlvinIngram of Marysville, Ga., James Ingram and Robert Ingram, both of Delta;and several grandchildren. Mr. Ingram, a Clay County native, was a formerCalhoun County resident. He was a building contractor and a member ofBlacks Chapel Methodist Church. LUMPKIN,Chuluota, Fla., Services for Clyde M. Lumpkin,70, of Chuluota, will be Fridayat 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home with Rev. John D. Collins officiating. Burialwill be in Forestlawn Gardens. Mr. Lumpkingdied Monday at Winter ParkMemorial Hospital in Winter Park, Fla. Survivors include his wife, MildrenLumpkin, a daughter, Patti C. Maxwell of Enterprise, Fla. ; two sons, C.Roger Lumpkin of Homewood and Scottie D. Lumpkin of Chuluota; sixsisters, Mildren Cavender, Margaret Yates and Katherine Collins, all of Heflin,Mary Shackleford and Katie Cobb, both of Anniston and Ruby Jane Woodsof Melbourne, Fla., a brother, Ralph J. Lumpkin, of Hokes Bluff; threegrandchildren, Summer Pettus, Winter Maxwell and Emily Lumpkin. Mr.Lumpkin, a Heflin snative, was a longtime Anniston resident. He was the ownerof Lumpkin Trucking Co., was a WWII veteran and was a Baptist.NAUGHER, Spring Garden, Al. Services for Dorothy Wallace Naugher,73, will be Fridayat 11 a.m. at Mickelsin-McGee Funeral Home with Danny Conawayofficiating. Burial will be in Carmel Cemetery. Mrs Naugher died Tuesday atRiverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden. Suriviors include herhusband, Charles Naugher of Spring Garden; two daughters, CatherineGoforth of Kingsport, Tenn,. and Shirley N. Conaway of Weaver; a son,David Naugher of Anniston ; a sister, Jewell King of Jacksonville; a brother,Alvin Wallace of Oxford, five grandchildren, Bob Browder, Joy Middlebrooks, Lisa Rainerom Greta Senn and Amanda Crow;and two great-grandchildren. A lifelong Cherokee County resident, Mrs Naugher was a member of Carmel Presbyterian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.SCROGGIN,Centre, Al. Services for Alfa Marie Scroggin,79, will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Higginbotham officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mrs Scroggin died Tuesday. Survivors include a daughter, Jane Richardson of Centre; two sons, George L. Scroggin Jr. of Centre and William T. Scroggin of Bolivia; two sisters, Geraldine Clapp of Hanceville and Katherine Musgrove of Centre; two brothers Robert Musgrove of Fultondale and Warren Musgrove of Bangor, Maine; and 14 grandchildren. Mrs Scroggin, a Bangor native , was a member of Goshen United Methodist Church. She was retired from the lunchroom of Centre Elementary School THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 26, 1997 OBITAURIESCHEATWOOD, Jacksonville, Al. Services for Geneva A. Cheatwood,78, will be Saturday at11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in chargeBurial will be inRabbittown Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs Cheatwood died Thursday atWessex House in Jacksonville. Survivors include two grandchildren, AngelaMichelle Cheatwood of Birmingham and Scott Monroe Cheatwood ofJacksonville. Mrs Cheatwood was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County and amember of the Hatcher Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Mrs Cheatwood is preceded by her husband, James Monroe Cheatwood, andher son, Gerald Floyd CheatwoodCHILDS,Five Points, Al. Services for Leon Childs,55, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. atFriendship Baptist Church in Roanoke with Revs. Eric Ware and RubenSimpson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Clark MemorialFuneral Home is in charge. Mr. Childs died Wednesday at West GeorgiaMedical Center in LaGrange, Ga. Survivors include his wife, Beverly Childs ;a son, Leon Childs Jr. of Five Points; three daughters, Lisa Denise Childs,Juanita Childs and Carolyn Childs, all of Five Points; four brothers, BobbyLee, Glover, Melvin , and louis Childs, all of LaGrange, Ga.; two sisters,Virginia Diane Fannin and Lillie Simpson, both of LaGrange; and sevengrandchildren. Mr. Childs was preceded by his parents, Steve Childs Sr. andLedis Childs; a daughter, Betty Jean Childs;and two brothers, Steve Childs Jr.and Willie Frank Childs. GOSS, Anniston Al. Services for Clifford Earl Goss, 67, will be Saturday at 10 a.m.at Thompson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Hanks Cemetery. Mr Goss diedMonday in Los Angeles. Survivors include two daughters, Dianne Fain ofArcher,Fla., and Robin livesay of Clermont, Fla.; two sons, Clifford Earl GossJr. of Knoxville, Tenn, and John Phillip Goss of Lady Lake,Fla. two sisters,Ruby Shell of Ohatchee and Barbara Traffanstedt of Piedmont; a brother ,Bobby Goss of Piedmont; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Mr. Goss, a native of Piedmont and a former resident of Fla. was the ownerand operator of a construction and trucking company for many years. He wasa member of Bethel United Methodist Church on Piedmont and heldmemberships in the Archer, Fla, Masonic Lodge, the Mahi Shrine Temple inMiami, Fla and the Copper City, Fla, American Legion Post.GROOVER,Anniston, Al. Services for Henry Leroy Groover,88, will be Saturday at 2p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory with the Rev. CeliaCox officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery, Mr. Groover diedWednesday at Citizens Baptist Medical in Talladega. Survivors include afaughter, Becky G. Clark of Talladega; a son Charles Groover of Anniston;two grandchildren, Jan Klelamp and Dave Clark; and two great-grandchildren.mr. Groover was a member of the McCoy Memorial United MethodistChurch. He attended the College of Tennessee Weslyn and Jacksonville StateUniversity. He was a teacher and principal in Cleburne Counry and worked atKilby Steel. Mr. Groover was a manager at the Opportunity Center inAnniston, Grandmaster of the Masonic Lodge. He was preceded byhis wife,Nellie Baker Groover.HILL,Talladega, Al. Services for Billy J. Hill,62, will be today at 1 p.m. at HepzibalBaptist Church with Revs. Jack Drinkwater , Howard Golden and RandyHagan officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining Cemetery with Usrey BrownService in charge. Mr. Hill died Tuesday. Survivors include his wife, MargaretHill ; two daughters, Shawn M Hill and Dee Dee Goodson, both of Talladega;two sisters, Doris Price of Carbon Hill and Janice Freeman of Coker; fiurbrothers, John W. Hill of Jasper, Lislie Hill of Atlanta, Ernest Hill of CarbonHill and Roy Hill of Hartsell; and five grandchildren. Mr. Hill, a native ofNauvoo, was employed by the Bureau of Prisons and traveled and lived inmany places . He was a veteran of the Korean War and was a member ofHepzibah Baptist Church..INGRAM,Centre, Al. Services for Nettie Ruth Ingram,94, will be today at 3 p.m. atPerry Funeral Home Chapel with theRev Joe Higginbotham officiating. Burialwill be in Centre City Cemetery. Mrs Ingram died Wednesday in CherokeeBaptist Medical Center Survivors incluke a daughter Jane Varnell of Centre; ason Bomau Lowe Ingram of Tuscaloosa; five grandchildren ,three great-grandchildren . Mrs Ingram a Cherokee County native, was a member andfounder of Centre Garden Club and a home maker. She was a member ofCentre First united Methodist Chrech She was preceded by her husband,Bomar Ingram, and a great-granddaughter, Heather Shannon.MILLER,Anniston Al. Services for Gladys Smith Miller,72 will be Saturday at 1 p.m. atthe Greater Thankful Baptist Church with the Rev.P.Q. English officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery. Ervin Funeral Home Chapel is in chargeMrs Miller died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include fourdaughters, Jacqueline Kirklin, Milton Ann Hall , Paulette Miller and SonnieEvans, all of Anniston; a son Rev GeorgeT. Bates of Anniston; two sisters ,Earline Caver, and Leola Davis, both of Anniston; seven grandchildren; andfour great-grandchildren.MOON,Wedowee Al. Services for Leon D. Moon,82, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. atthe Rocky Branch Baptist Church with Revs. Johnny Bishop and LendonFields officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with BenefieldFuneral home in charge. Mr. Moon died Wednesday at Wedowee hospital . Survivors include his wife, Clois Moon ; two sons, Willie B. Moon, ofWedowee and Duwayne Moon of LaGrange, Ga.; a sister, Jewell Yates ofWedowee; a brother,, Dewell Moon of Carrollton, Ga.; four grandchildren andfive great-grandchildren. Mr. Moon was a Carroll County, Ga, native. He wasa member of Rocky Branch Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Mr. Moonhad worked with the Randolph County Road Department.MULKEY, Roanoke, Al. Services for Michael Allen Mulkey, 25, of Roanoke will beSaturday at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. CarolynHanner officiating. Burial will be in Highway Ridge Memory Gardens Mr.Mulkey died Monday in Iuka, Miss. Survivors include three sons, A.J.Mulkey, Jayson Muldey and Anthony Mulkey, all of Roanoke; his father, BillyJoe Mulkey of Roanoke; two brothers, James Samuel Mulkey of Jacksonville,Fla., and Terry Lynn Mulkey of Roaneke. Mr. Mulkey was a native ofRandolph County. He was employed in the furniture industry and was amember of the Church of God.SAWYER,Anniston Al. Services for ElizabethMcMahon Sawyer, 95, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Sacred Heart School Auditorium with the Rev. Richard Donehoe officiating Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at Gray Brown-Dervice Mortuary. Mrs Sawyer died Wednesday at National Hearth Care. Survivors include one daughter, Jane Sawyer Balmut of Huntsville ; two sons, Tom Sawyer of Mobile and Richard D. Sawyer of Anniston; and 19 grandchildren . mrs. Sawyer was a native of Buffalo, N.Y., and an Anniston resident for the past 48 years. She was the oldest living member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church..THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 27, 1997, OBITUARIESAUSTIN,Muscadine, Al. Services for Eddie Shane Austin, 26, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Archie Parker officiating. Burial willbe in Lower Cane Creek Cemetery. Mr. Austin died Friday in CleburneCounty. Survivors include his parents, Eddie Austin of Heflin and Sue Princeof Roopville; his grandparents, Leonard and Opal Deese of Muscadine; and asister, Shannon Paige Gaines of Heflin. Mr. Austin was a native and lifelongresident of Cleburne County. He worked as a horse trainer.ELLINGTON,Greenback, Tenn. Services for Bertha Elizabeth Call Ellington,84, formerly ofAnniston, will be today at 11 a.m. at Fairview Baptist Church in Anniston withRev Gary Lowe officiating . Burial will follow in the Anniston MemorialGardens Memorial Funeral Home in Maryville is in charge. Mrs Ellington diedThursday in Blount Memorial Hospital. Survivors include a sister, Lois CallGreen of Douglasville, Ga.; and five grandchildren. Mrs Ellington was amember of Webster's Chapel Baptist Church.HICKS,Anniston, Al. Services for Nannie Stevens Hicks, 81, are today at 2 p.m. atAnniston Funeral Service eith Rev. John H Bradford officiating. Burial will be inEden Hills Cemetery. Mrs Hicks died Monday at University Hospital inBirmingham . Survivors include three sisters, Julia Wright, Annie L. Willis andDoris Harris, all of Anniston . Mrs Hicks was a native and lifelong resident ofAnniston.HOLMAN,Lineville, Al. Graveside services for James"Mack" McEwin Holman,83, aretoday at 11 a.m. at Marble CIty Cemetery in Sylacauga with Rev. Don Evansofficiating. Mr. Holman died Thursday at his home. Survivors include his wife,Marie Holman ; a daughter Joan Holman Kelley of Rockford ; two sons,James VcEwen Holman Jr. of Pelham and William Andrews Holman ofLineville; a brother, Charles E. Holman of Rockford,; five grandchildren; fivegreat-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild Mr. Holman was a nativeof Talladega County but had lived in Clay County sice 1976, He was aMethodist.JAMES,Oxford, Al. Graveside services for Joseph Horace James, 86, will be today at1 p.m. at Anniston Memorial Gardens with Rev. Fred Beuto officiating andMiller Funeral Home in charge. Mr. James died Thursday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Ina James ; two daughters, Laura Joan Richeson ofPittsburgh, Pa.,and Patsy R. James Boyd of Birmingham; three grandchildrenand one great-grandchild. Mr. James, a native of Batesville, Miss, was aresident of Oxford tor the past 52 years. He was a mason and was retiredfrom Anniston Army Depot. He was a member of Meadowbrook BaptistChurch.JELKS,Roanoke, Al. Services for Helen Jelks,78, will be Monday at 1 p.m. at FirstBaptist Church, Ridley Street, with Rev Lathonia Wright officiating and SilmonMortuary in charge. Burial will be in East Roanoke Cemetery . Mrs Jelks diedWednesday. Survivors include two sons, Solomon Payne of GRiffin, Ga., andSamuel Paune of Houston; eight grandchildren and ninegreat-grandchildren. KING,Mountain Brook, Al. Services for Kathryn King,75, will be Sunday at 1:30p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Mountain Brook with Rev. Denson N.Franklin Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Highlands Cemetery in Anniston at 3:30p.m. with Ridout's Valley Chapel directing. Survivors include her husband, JoeH. King; ason, Joseph H. King IV; a daughter, Sarah King Bickley; a sister,Mary M. Manley of College Park, Ga.; a brother, Horace B. Moore of SanMarcos, Calif.; five grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.MILLER,Anniston, Al. Services for Galdys Smith Miller, 72, are today at 1 p.m. at theGreater Thankful Baptist Church with Rev. P.Q. English officiating. Burial willbe in Eden hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Miller diedSunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors inclide four daughters,Jacqueline Kirklin, Milton Ann Hall , Paulette Miller and Sonnie Evans , all ofAnniston; a son, Rev George T. Bates of Anniston; two sisters, Earline Caverand Leola Davis, both of Anniston; two brothers, Roger Smith of Chicago andGeorge Wilmer Smith of Anniston; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.SHERRILL,Anniston,Al. Graveside services for Clay Russell Sherrill, 76 , were Mondayat Athens Cety Cemetery with Revs. Robert Sharman and Terrance Newlandofficiating. Mr. Sherrill died Sunday at Carraway Methodist Medical Center inBirmingham. Survivors include his wife, Lois Sherrill ; two sons, Clay RussellSherrill Jr. of Huntsville and William Kirk Sherrill of Decatur; a daughter,Joellyn Sherrill of Riverside; a brother, Bruce Sherrill of Athens; and sixgrandchildren. Mr.Sherrill, a Limestone County, was a tetired trust officer ofCovington County Bank in Andalusia. He was a 1951 graduate of theUniversity of Alabama. and a 1954 graduate of the University of AlabamaSchool of Law. He was a member of the Alabama Bar Association and was amember and elder of First Presbyterian Church in Anniston.SIMS,Anniston,Al. Graveside services for Tommy G. Sims, 49, will be Sunday at 2p.m. at Four Mile Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Spooner officiating. Mr. Simsdied Wednesday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include twosons, Tommy Sims Jr. of Weaver and Donnie Sims of Pleasnat Valley; hisfather, Winford Sims of Oxford; three sisters, Linda Hardy and Dorothy Pruitt,both of Anniston, and Alice Ervin of Weaver; and three grandchildren Mr.Sims, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was retired from theNational Guard and Anniston Army Depot. He was owner and operator ofSims Logging and was a member of Mamre Baptist Church. WELLS,Centre, Al. Services for Floyd Thomas "Buck" Wells, 60, are today at 2 p.m.at Jordan Funeral Home with Rev Terry Hawkins officiating. Burial will be inSand Rock Cemetery. Mr. Wells died Thursday at Cherokee Baptist MedicalCenter. Survivors include three daughters, Ann Cochran of Concord, N.C..Fannie Shaw of Centre and Nellie Dadd of Anniston; four sons, Floyd Wells ofAdairsville, Ga., Wyman Wells and Gene Wells, both of Centre, and BillyWells of Gadsden; his mother, Evie Hunter Wells of Kingston , Ga.; fivesisters, Florine Jones of Fort Payne, Dorothy Grant of Bartow County, Ga.; 11grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Wells, a native of CherokeeCounty, was preceded by his father, William Lester Wells, a brother, , JohnnyWells, and two sons, Johnny Wells and Wayne Wells.YOUNG, Anniston, Al., Services for Hosey Young,61, are today at 1 p.m. at Sweet Rock Baptist Church in Oxford with Rev. H. Roger Malone officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service directing. Mr. Young died Monday at Veterans Hospital in Birmingham . Survivors include his wife, Jeanette M. Young of Anniston; three daughters, Sherry McClellan of Hobson City, Nakesha Thomas and Sherita Young, both of Anniston; three sons, Rodney Thomas, RicoMcClellan of Hobson City and Alvin Young of Anniston; two brothers, Dave young and Bobby Young, both of Anniston; a sister, Rosa M. Angel of Anniston; and nine grandchildren. Mr. YOung, a native and lifelong resident of Anniston, was retired from the U.S. Army. He was a member of VRW Post 4638, Kelly Stedham American Legion Post 312, and Pot of Manna Masonic Lodge 478. He was a member of Sweet Rock Baptist Church.THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 28,1997 OBITUARIESADAMS,Ohatchee, Al. Services for Jack Lee Adams Jr.,35 , will be Monday at 1 p.m.at Hill Crest Baptist Church with Rev. Don Henley officiating. Burial will be inEdgemont Cemetery. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory is incharge Mr. Adams died Thursday in Ohatchee. Survivors include his wife,Ginger Adams of Ohatchee; a daughter, Stacy Adams of Jacksonville; a sonJack Lee AdamsIII of Jacksonville; three stepdaughters, Crystal Cosby,Ashley Smith, and Tyler Smith; his father, Jack Lee Adams Sr. of Heflin; twosisters, Jacquelyn McDowell of Ohatchee and Donette Fair of Saks; astepsister, Barbara Daly of California ; and his grandmother, Lola McCrelles ofOhatchee. Mr. Adams, a native of Calhoun County,member of InternationalBrotherhood of Electrical Worker Local #1245. He was employed by FloydS. Pike Utilities and Construction.CHILDERS,Calhoun, Ga. Services for Carl Glenn Childers, 35 will be Monday at 11a.m.at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvyn Salter officiating. Burial willbe in the Lawrence Cemetery. Mr. Childers died Friday in Atlanta. Survivorsinclude his wife, Norm Jean Weldon Childers of Calhoun, Ga.; two daughters,Bridgett Childers and Emily Childers, both of Calhoun, Ga.;his mother, AnnieLou Childers of Pavo, Ga.; one sister, Wynna Kay Holloway of Cedar Bluff;two brothers, Phillip Childers of Pavo and Kenneth Childers of Cedar Bluff;and his grandmother, Thea Doshia McRae of Pavo. Mr. Childers, a native ofColquitt County, Ga., was a driver for Fainn Trucking Company. He waspreceded by his father, George Carl Childers.JORDAN,Anniston, Al. Memorial services for Golden Jean Jordan, 49, will be Mondayat 2 p.m. at Anniston Funeral Service Chapel. Mrs. Jordan died last Sunday ather home. Survivors include two daughters, Bonita. Jordan of Birmingham andPamela A. Williams of Anniston; two sons, Fredrick D. Jordan ofAnniston,andMcCarthy >. Jordan of Birmingham; two sisters, Lessie BellBaker of Bowdon, Ga. and Madgeine Willians of Akron, Ohio, twobrothers,Clefford Jordan of Canton, Ohio, and Robert Jordan of Atlanta; astep sister, Charlotte Dobbs of Philadelphia; and six grandchildren. MORGAN, Piedmont, Al. Services for Haynes Tillman Morgan ,81, will be Monday at 2p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with Dr. Glenn Conner and Rev. GranvelHaslam officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Mr. Morgan diedFriday at National Healthcare in Anniston . Survivors include a sister,MinnieOla Todd of Piedmont; a brother, L.T. Morgan of Piedmont; fourgrandchildren, and a great-grandson. Mr. Morgan was a native and lifelongresident of Piedmont. He was an Army veteran . He was a member of the FirstUnited Methodist Church of Piedmont. He was preceded by his wife, WinnieMorgan.PONDER,Talladega, Al. Services for Merrell A. Ponder Sr., 90, will be today at 3 p.m.at Talladega Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Penny Drummonds officiating.Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Ponder died at the TalladegaHealthcare Center. Survivors include a daughter Cecil A. Shurbutt of PanamaCity, Fla.; a son, Merrell A. Ponder Jr. of Columbiana; two sisters, MamiePonder of Homewood and Ora Ponder of Talladega; four brothers, ClarencePonder of Weaver, Walter Ponder of Alexandria, Wesley Ponder and HenryPonder, both of Talladega; seven grandchildren and eight treat-grandchildren.Mr. Ponder, a lifelong resident of Talladega. was a veteran of WWII. He wasa member of Craigdale Baptist Church.VINCENT,Alpine, Al. Services for Jane S. Vincent,78, will be today at 2 p.m. at UsreyBrown-Service Chapel with Rev. Larry Morris officiating. Burial will be in PineHill Cemetery. Mrs Vincent died Friday in Talladega. Survivors include onedaughter, Nancy Howle of Alpine; one son, Larry Vincent of Alpine; twobrothers, Jewell Spraggins of Alpine and Clay Spraggins of Birmingham; onesister, Doris Strickland pf Alpine; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren . Mrs. Vincent was a native ond lifelong resident of Alpine. Shewas involved in several senior citizens organizations and was a member ofAlpine Baptist Church.WEBB,Anniston Al. Private memorial services for Ruth Bowman Webb,72, will beheld by the family with Gray Brown Services Mortuary in charge. Mrs Webbdied Wednesday at her home. Survivors include her husband, Chuck Webb . Mrs. Webb was a hative of Ohio and a resident of Calhoun County for severalyears.WHELCHEL,New Orleans, La. Services for Opal Hill Whelchel, 88, formerly of Anniston, will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory with Rev. Billy Reding officiating.Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. Mrs Welchel died Wednesday at Pendleton Memorial Methodist Hospital in New Orleans. Survivors include one son, Charles M. Whelchel; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mrs Whelchel, a native of Gastonia, N.C., lived in Anniston most of her life. She worked for Wakefield's in Anniston and Hagedorns and Ike Saks in Gadsden. She was pink lady volunteer at Anniston Memorial Hospital for more than 10 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Anniston.THE ANNISTON STAR , DECEMBER 29,1997, OBITUARIESHAYNES, Orange Park, Fla. Services for Perry T. Haynes, 81, formerly of Anniston, willbe today at 1 p.m.at the River Mead Funeral Home in Orange Park. Mr.Haynes died Saturday in Orange Park. Survivors include his wife, Jo Haynes ;two daughters, two sons, two brothers, Dr. Luther Haynes of Auburn and Rev.Harry Haynes of Bynum. several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mr.Haynes, a native of Eulaton, was retired from the U. S. Navy.HOFF, Piedmont , Al. Services for George Washington Hoff, 75, will be Tuesdaynoon at Thompson Funeral Home With Revs.Don Henley and Gary Blackofficiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Mr. Hoff died Saturday inAlexander City. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Hoff ; a daughter, DonnaGrizzard of Oxford, ; a sister, Louise Bazzle of Walterboro, S.C. ; twogranddaughters, Carissa Grizzard and Tonya Scott both of Jacksonville; and agreat-grandcon, Hunter Scott of Jacksonville. Mr. Hoff, a native of SouthCarolina, had been a resident of Piedmont for many years. He was a memberof the Congregational Methodist Church, where he was a deacon. He was alifetime member of the VFW.HOUSTON, Atlanta, Ga. Services for Bobby "the king" Houston, 58, will be Wednesdayat 1 p.m. at Friendship Baptist Church in Wadley. Burial will be in the adjoiningcemetery. Clark Memorial Funeral Service, in Roanoke is in charge. Mr.Houston died Friday at Crestview Nursing Facility in Atlanta. Survivorsinclude his wife, Johnnie Mae Huston ; his father, John Wesley Houston and hismother, Rosie Lee Houston both of Wedowee; a son, Reginald Houston ofChicago; a daughter Vickie Reid of Chicago; five brothers, John W. Houston,Benny Houston and Harvey Manley Houston, all of Wedowee; Guy WilliamHouston of Atlanta, and Leney Wayne Houston of Birmingham; three sisters,Cynthia Lula Bell Woodgett, Ruthie Lee Wright and Freddie Weaver, all ofWedowee; and four grandchildren. Mr. Houston was preceded by onebrother, LeRoy Houston and one sister, Myrtie Herring.IVEY, Piedmont, Al. Services for Ruby Lee Rollins Ivey,79, will be Tuesday at 10a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with Revs. Larry Johnson and CharlesRutherford officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Mrs Ivey diedSunday at Jacksonville Hospital . Survivors include a son, Charles Ivey Jr., ofPiedmont; two sisters, Frances McGinnis of Jacksonville and ChristineCampana of Cranston, R.I. ; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs Ivey, a native and lifelong resident of Piedmont, was a member of DaileyStreet Baptost Church and was a REtired employee of Union Yarn inJacksonville.KIRKPATRICK,Piedmont, Al. Services for William Jack Kirkpatrick, 71, will be Tuesday at 2p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Jyer officiating. Burial willfollow in Piedmont Memory Gardens. Mr. Kirkpatrick died Saturday atJacksonville Hospital . Survivors include his wife, Mary May Kirkpatrick; adaughter, Dorothy Ann Graham of Piedmont; a son, Jack Melton Kirkpatrickof Hudson, Fla. ; three sisters, Linda Fagan of Piedmont, Helen Duvall ofLivermore, Ky., and Drucilla Pennewell of Pensacola, Fal; four brothers,Lawrence Kirkpatrick and John Roy Kirkpatrick, both of Piedmont, ScottieKirkpatrick of Weaver and Dennis Kirkpatrick of Edison, Ga., fivegrandchildren and six great-grandcholdren. mr. Kirkpatrick was aCalhounCounty native and a member of Northside Baptist Church . He was a WWIIveteran and was reitred from SCTYarns. He was preceded by a daughter,Betty Ruth Kirkpatrick.LONG,Piedmont,Al. Services for Mary Black Long,92, of Anniston , will be Tuesdayat 2 p.m. at Carpenter United Methodist Church, with Carolyn Pitts officiating.Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery with Gray Brown-Service incharge. Mrs Long died Sunday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors includea sister, Ruby Black; and a Brother, Virgil Black, both of Anniston. Mrs Longlived in Anniston most of her life and was a member of Carpenter UnitedMethodist Church. She was the widow of Robert N. Long.McDONALD,Roanoke, Al. Graveside services for Nellie Ellizabeth White McDonald,91,will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery with Rev. Twx Ergleofficiating and Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge. mrs McDonald diedSunday at Fairhaven Methodist Home in Birmingham. Survivors include adaughter, Sallie M. Ussery of Birmingham; a son , Willeam W. McDonald ofBirmingham ; a sister, Stella Crouch of Tuscumbia; 11 grandchildren and ninegreat-grandchildren . Mrs. McDonald, a former Goodwater resident, was aTuscumbia native . She was a monemaker and a member of the RoanokeLiterary Club, The Crepe Myrtle Garden Club and Roanoke First UnitedMethodist Church. MORGAN,Piedmont, Al. Services for Haynes Tillman Morgan,81, are today at 2 p.m. atThompson Funeral home with DR. Glenn Conner and Rev Granvel Haslamofficiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. Survivors include adaughter, Malissa M. Haslam of Santa Fe.N.M.;a son, Haynes StokelyMorgan of Birmingham; a sister, Minnie Ola Todd of Piedmont; a brother, L.T. Morgan of Piedmont; four grandchildren and a great-grandson. Mr. Morganwas preceded by his wife, Winnie Morgan. ROBINSON,Oxford,Al. Services for Vera Cosby Robinson,70, will be Wednesday at 1p.m. at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, with Revs. Parrish Sprugeon andKenneth Hutto officiating. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery in Talladega.Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Quarles and Pam Gordon, both ofHuntsville,and Carroll Bentley of Bynum. two sons, Marcus Robinson ofOxford and Joe T. Robinson of Munford; one sister, Janie Duncan ofTalladega; two brothers, Veci Cosby of Talladega and Jewel Cosby ofOklahoma; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Robinson, anative of Talladega County and a Resident of Oxford for 29 years, had beenliving in Barfield Health Care in Guntersville for the past four years. She retiredfrom Magic Chef after many years of service. She was a member of the SalemPresbyterian Church in Alpine and was the widow of Albert J. Robinson.SAUNDERS,Anniston, Al. Services for Marion Perez Saunders, 51, will be Tuesday at 11a,m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory Chapel with Rev. HugoKelso officiating. Burial will be at Forstlawn Gardens. Mr. Saunders diedThursday in Gadsden. Survivors include, his wife,Kaye Bentley Saunders ; aduaghter, Mary Katherine Saunders, a son, George Bentley Saunders , all ofAnniston; his father, Joe George Saunders of Itta Bena, Miss.; a sister ,Elizabeth Cooper of Memphis , Tenn. ; and a brother, Joseph GeorgeSaunders Jr., of Itta Bena. Mr. Saunders was prececec by his mother, MaryHays Crow Saunders. A native of Greenwood,Miss., He attended LeFloreCounty school.He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps withservice in Viet-Nam. He was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd.SIMMONS,Talladega, Al. Services for Annie Frank Simmons,68, will be Tuesday at 11a.m. at DeForrest Chapel, Talladega College, with Rev Frederick Kirklandofficiating and Sims Funeral Service in charge. Burial will be in Lane ChapelChurch Cemetery. Mrs Simmons died Thursday at Brookwood MedicalCenter. Survivors include her husband, Roy Lee Simmons of Talladega; twosons, Benjamin R. Simmons of Gadsden and Wesley I. Simmons of Talladega;three daughters, Lou Ann Simmons and Patricia Simmons, both of Talladega,and Carroll McClammy of Birmingham; three sisters, Flara Henderson andCarrie Harris, both of Buffalo, N.Y. ,and Arrie Pearl Floyd of Hartford,Conn,; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.WATSON,Henderson, Ky. Services for Lou C. Watson,80, formerly of Anniston, will beTuesday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory, withGary Puryear officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery, Survivorsinclude four daughters, Nancy Gautney of Florence, Ellen Rainwiter ofSpringfield, Ga. Susan Clark Helton of Annisto, and Rebecca Lewis ofHenderson; three sisters, Emma Clark of Dalton, Ga. Elberta Page ofScottsboro and Alice Kirsch of Trussville; a brother, Cecil Clark ofScottsboro; and three grandchildren. Mrs Watson was a member of theChurch of Christ in Henderson and the Progressive Study Club in Anniston.She was the Widow of Jerry Watson Jr.WOOD,Lincoln, Al. Services for Wayne H. Wood,73, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Talladega Funeral home with Rev. Perry Wood officiating. Mr Wood died Sunday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega. Survivors include his wife, Anna Foster Wood of Lincoln; and a son, James Wood of Birmingham . Mr. Wood, a native of Jackson, Mich., was a vereran of WWII He was a retired industrialist and business owner. He attended Lincoln United Methodist Church. THE ANNISTON STAR , DECEMBER 30, 1997 OBITUARIESAPPLEBAUM, Anniston, Al Graveside services for Alba Snead Applebaum, 91, formerly ofJacksonville, will be Wednesday at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev.Steve Mayes officiating. Mrs Applebaum died Sunday at Beckwood Manor. Survivors include a daughter, Judy Wiltshire of Duluthm Ga.; two sisters, EdithReaves of Anniston and Velma Wood of Jacksonville; a brother, J.T. Snead ofKentucky; and five grandchildren. Mrs. Applwbaum, was preceded by herhusband, Melvin Applebaum, and her daughter, Jackie Evans. BROADWELL,Columbia, Tenn. Services for Riley D. Broadwell, 86, were Sunday at Oaks&Nickols Funeral Home with Revs. W.D. Comperry, Tommy Ward, and JohnCarpenter officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Broadwell diedFriday at Columbia Health Care. Survivors include his wife Sammy LaneWilkins Broadwell; a daughter, Cherry Lame B. von Schmittou of Brentwood,Tenn.; three sisters. Sadie Pearl Thomas , Kathleen Cox and Zona Thomas, allof Boaz; and a brother, Homer Broadwell of Riverside. Mr. Broadwell, anative of Etowah County, retired from Monsant. He was a United States AirForce veteran and served in the European Theatre during WWII. He was amember of the First United Methodist Church. CAMPBELL,Munford, Al Services for Lena Mae Campbell, 94, will be today at 2 p.m. atthe Church of Christ in Munford with Jeff Clark, Richard O'Conner and ErnestLee Bittle officiating. Burial will be in Munford Cemetery. Usrey BrownService is in charge. Mrs Campbell died Sunday at Talladega Health Care. Survivors include four daughters, Ernestine Gaither and Mary Gaither Harris,both of Talladega, Elizabeth Garrison and Sara Jones, both of Munford; asister, Frances Wesson of Southside; her caregiver , Norma Catherine Campof Munford; 12 grandchildren and 20 great- grandchildren. Mrs. Campbell, anative and lifelong resident of Munford, was a member of Munford Church ofChrist. She was preceded by her husband, Ernest Campbell, two sons, BillyCampbell and Dr. Buddy Campbell, and two great-grandchildren.CLARK,Hueytown, Al. Services for Virgie Clark,83, will be today at 11 a.m. at UsreyBrown Service Chapel with Rev. Cliff Goodwin officiating.Burial will be in PineHill Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs Clark died Saturday at BessemerCarraway Medical Center. She is survived by her sister, Vinnie Campbell ofHueytown. Mrs Clark, a native of Lineville, lived most of her life in Talladega.She was a member of New Harmony Chriatian Church. She was preceded byher husband, Thomas J. Clark.CULVER, Morrow, Ga. Services for Anne Elizabeth "Annie" Daniel,86, formerly ofRoanoke, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel withRev. Jim Higgins officiating. Burial will bollow at Randolph Memory Gardens. Mrs Daniel died Sunday at Athena Rehab of Clayton in Lake City, Ga.Survivors include a daughter, Neida A. Dunson of Morrow, Ga.; two sisters,Virginia Peterson of Chevy Chase, Md., and Myrtle Parrish of Roanoke;abrother, L.W. Waldrep ;of Valley two grandchildren and one great-grandson Mrs Daniel, a Rock Springs native, was retired from Handley Mills. She was amember of Morrow United Methodist Church. She was preceded by herhusband, Elvie T. Daniel.HAYES,Heflin, Al. Services for Hollis Lee Hayes,55, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. atEpiscopal Church of the Messiah eith the Rev. Bryan Hatchett officiating.Graveside services and Burial will be Friday at 11a.m. in Upper Cane CreekCemetery. Mr. Hayes died Monday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude his wife, Wanda F. Hayes ; a son, Terrance L. Hayes of Heflin; adaughter, Teena Burton of Fruithurst; his mother, Reba S. Robinson ofColdwater; and two grandchildren. mr. Hayes, a native and lifelong resident ofCleburne County, was owner of Hayes Clearing, Inc.He was a member ofEpiscopal Church of the Messiah. LEE,Oxford, Al. Services for Lula Mae Lee,81, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. atFirst Baptist Church of Oxford, with Rev Dana Berry officiating. Burial will bein Oxford Memorial Cemetery, Mrs Lee died Monday at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Ferguson of Raleigh, N.C.; twosons, Charles Lee of Merietta, Ga.; and Carey Lee of Carrollton, Ga.; sixgrandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs.Lee was a native of Talladegaand a resident of Oxford since 1954. She was a homemaker and a member ofthe First Baptist Church of Oxford.MIZE,Wewahitchka,Fla. Services for Mattie Lee Mize,93, formerly of MorrisonCrossroads, will ge Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Union Hill Methodist Churchwith Revs. Earnest Llipham, Basil Key and Larry Howard officiating. Burialwill follow in the church cemetery. Benefield Funeral Home ,Wedowee is incharge Mrs Mize died Sunday at Columbia Gulf Coast Medical Center inPanama City, Fla. Survivors include a granddaughter, Brenda Humphrey ofWewahitchka; a brother, Harvey Daniel of Atlanta; six grandchildren; 17great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs, Mize a RandolphCounty native, was a homemaker and a member of Union Hill CongregationalMethodist Church. She was preceded by her husband,Henry Mize, and twosons, Dewey Mize and Harvel Mize.OWENS,Vernon, Vt. Services for Georgia May Owens, 93, will be Wednesday at 11a.m. at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev Phillip Morris officiating. Burialwill be in Heflin City Cemetery. Mrs Owens died Sunday in Vermont.Survivors include a son Neal Owens,Jr.; three daughters, Laura Owens Lewis,Lucile Owens Burleson and Alice Owens Johnson; seven grandchildren andthree great-grandchildren. Mrs. Owens, a native of Baltimore, Md., was aformer resident of Heflin. She was a member of Heflin Baptist Church. PETERS,Talladega, Al. Graveside services for William Carley "Pete" Peters, 75, will beWednesday at 11 a.m. in Pine Hill Cemetery with Rev Jeff Rutledge officiating. Usrey Brown Service is in charge . Mr. Peters died Sunday . Survivors include his wife , Ann Peters; three sons, Jerry Peters of Trussville,Ricey Peters,and Joey Peters, both of Tallsdega; a sister, Elaine Peters ofMoody; a brother, Leon Peters of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and fourgrandchildren Mr. Peters, a native of Chelsea, lived in Talladege since 1946,He was owner and operator of Talladega Pattern and Aluminum Works. Heattended Northside Baptist Church.ROGERS, Anniston Al. Graveside services for infant Cain Lee Rogers, 2months old, willbe Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Jefferson Memorial Gardens South. JeffersonMemorial Funeral Home is in charge. The infant died Sunday. Survivorsinclude his parents, Jeremy and Angelia Rogers, ; a sister, Alex Ahee ofAnniston, and his grandparents, Terry and Linda King. Debbie Trimble, all ofAnniston and William Rogers of Springfield, Fla. ROOSEVELT, Jacksonville, Al. Memorial services for Robert E. Roosevelt, 82 will beWednesday at 11 a.m. at K.L. Brown Funernal Home Chapel with Rev.William Lucas officiating. mr. Roosevelt died Sunday at Regional MedicalCenter. Survivors include three sons, Elwyn V. Roosevelt and Stanley R.Roosevelt, both of Jacksonville, and Robert H. Roosevelt of Dublin, Ga.; asister, Myrtle Byers of Fonda, N. Y.; four brothers, Melfred Roosevelt andEverett Roosevelt, all of Phoenix; Six grandchildren; three great-grandchildrenand two stepgrandchildren. Mr. Roosevelt, a native of New York, was aresident of Jacksonville since1944. He attended First United Methodist Churchof Jacksonville. SHAFER,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Eva Lee Shafer,89, will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery with Elmwood Chapel directing. Mrs Shaferdied Sunday. Survivors include a son, Robert M. Shafer of Anniston ; fivegrandchlidren and one great-grand child. Mrs Shafer was a member of EnsleyHighland Methodist Church, a life member of United Methodist Women, theTwentieth Century Study Club and a charter member of the Women's ClubHouse.SMITH,Lincoln Al. Services for Foster Smith,87, will be today at 1 p.m.at UsreyBrown Service Chapel with Rev. Joseph McAdams officiating. Burial will be inEastaboga Cemetery, Mr. Smith died Sunday at Citizens Baptist MedicalCenter. Survivors include his wife, Tommie L. Smith; two daughters, StellaBarnes of Commerce, Ga. and Louise Stapp of Hampton, Ga.; seven sons,Charles Smith of Lincoln, Sid Smith and Robert Smith both of Calhoun, Ga. Billy Smith of Chamblee Ga.., Walter Smith of Laverng.Tenn. William Smith ofRanburne and Ralph Smith of Newnan, Ga.; a brother, Clarence Smith ofLincoln; a sister, Mary White Medley of Piedmont; 25 grandchildren ;38 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Smith, a native andlifelong resident of Talladega County, was a veteran of WWII. He was afarmer and a carpenter. He was a member of Patton's Chapel Baptist Church.TILLMAN,Oxford, Al. Services for L.C. Tillman ,69, will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. atForestlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Richard O'Conner officiating MillerFuneral Home is in charge Mr. Tillman died Monday in Oxford. Survivorsinclude his wife, Sue Tillman ; a daughter, Michelle Roach of Centre; threesons, Wayne Tillman of Oxford, David Tillman of Eastaboga and MichaelTillman of Gadsden ; a sister Donna Biggs of St. Louis, Mo.; three stepsisters,Sue Jones , Becky Coffman and Mary Jaggers, all o Shiloh, Tenn; twostepbrothers, Hershall Tillman of Gadsden and Dan Tillman of Memphis, Tenn;his stepmother, Edith Tillman of Shiloh; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Mr. Tillman, a native of Shiloh,Tenn., was a member of theBettaview hills Church of Christ He worked with the Baseball for Youthprogram in Oxford.WATTS, Ashland, Al. Services for W.F. "Bill" Watts,67, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at Clay County Funeral Home with Revs Joe Brown, Dan Keith and PhillipOliver officiating. Burial will be in Clay County Memory Gardens Cemetery Mr. Watta died Sunday at Clay County Hospital . Survivors include his wife,Jessie Nell Watts ; a daughter, Connie Jones of Ashland; a son, Mike Watts ofLineville; three brothers, James Watts of Douglasville, Ga.; Donald Watts ofTacoma, Wash,and Clyde Watts of Talladega; and five grandchildren. Mr.Watts , a native and lifelong resident of Clay County, was retired from AtlasPattern Works in Birmingham and from the Clay County Board of Education .He was a member and a deacon at Bowden Grove Baptist Church. WILLIAMS, Anniston, Al. Services for Louis Williams,77, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. Anniston Funeral Services Chapel with Rev John H. Bradford officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Gardens. Mr. Willwans died Thursday at his home. Survivors include one sister, Daisy Nixon of Palmdale, Calif. Mr. Williams was a life loge resident of Calhoun County . He was retired from the United States Army. THE ANNISTON STAR, DECEMBER 31,1997, OBITUARIESCAVENDER, Anniston, Al. Private services for Suzanne Y, Cavender,82, will be at a laterdate with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary& Crematory i charge Mrs Cavenderdied today at Jacksonville hospital. Survivors include three care-givers,Maedell Perry, Marie Townsend and Sue Clark. Mrs Cavender, a native ofTroie Reivere, Canada, was a member of First United Methodist Church. shewas preceded by her husband, John R. Cavender. CRAIG,Ashland, Al. Services for Jerome Alvin Craig, 42, will be Thursday at 2 p.m.at the New Life Christian Center in Ashland with Revs. Judy Sandlin and JulisLove, Elder John Sandli and Chief Terry Turner officiating. Garrett FuneralHome of Lineville will be in charge. Mr. Craig died Dec. 24 in Ashland. Survivors include a daughter, Monica Craig of Ashland; a brother, ManuelStephens of Brok Bronox, N.Y. ; and four sisters, Thelma Thompson and GailMcErath, both of Goodwater, Jerlene Street of Ashland and Ida Stephens ofBrooklyn, N. Y. Mr. Craig was a native of Clay County and attended the NewLife Christian Church.McMANUS, Woodland, Al. Services for Joseph Lewis McManus,87, will be today at 2p.m. at Bear Creek United Methodist Church with Revs. Warren Wilder,Gary Henderson and Lee Parrish officiating. Burial will be in the churchcemetery Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee will be in charge. Mr.McManus died Tuesday at Bowdon Area Hospital.Survivors include his wife,Alice L. French McManus; one daughter, Judy Parrish; two sons, HobertMcManus, and Gerald McManus; one brother, Lowell McManus; ninegrandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. McManus, a lifelong resident ofWoodland, was a custodian at Woodland School. He was a member of BearCreek United Methodist Church. WELLBORN, Cragford,Al. Services for Curtis Morgan Welllborn, 89, will be Thursday at11 a.m. at Corinth Baptist Church with Revs. Harold Blanton and RandyAnderson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Clay CountyFuneral Home isin charge. Mr. Wellborn died Tuesday at Clay CountyHospital . Survivors include his wife, Margie Wellborn; two daughters, JaniceWilliams of Ashland and Mavis Brooks of Panama City, Fla.; one son, PaulWellborn of Cragford; two brothers, David Wellborn of Holiday, Fla., andArthur Wellborn of Jonesboro, Ga.; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Mr. Wellborn, a native of Randolph County, was a self-employed contractor and was a founder of Wellborn Cabinet Inc. He was amember and deacon of Corinth Baptist Church. He was preceded by his wife,Ethel Wellborn , a daughter, Martha Ann Wellborn, and a son Doug WellbornYARBROUGH,Wedowee, Al. Services for Andrew Otha Yarbrough, 76, will be todayat 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home Chapel in Lineville with Rev. Ray Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the Sellers Cemetery in Randolph County. Mr. Yarbrough died Monday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Tuskegee. Survivors include four daughters, Helen Brooks of Ashland,Joyce Knight and Kathy Sprayberry, both of Lineville and Cynthia Koutsantanou of Covington, Ga.; three sons, Harold Yarbrough of Lanett, Jimmy Yarbrough of Delta and James Yarbrough Sr. of Lineville; two sisters, Imogene Murphy of Piedmont and Louise Smith of Lineville;one brother, Charlie Will Yarbrough of Piedmont; and six grandchildren.Mr. Yarbrough, a native and lifelong resident of Randolph County, was a WWiI Army veteran . He was preceded by a brother, J.O. Yarbrough of Enterprise.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 1, 1998 OBITUARIESHALL, Oxford , Al. Graveside services for P;uma E. Hall, 87, were Wednesday atOxford Memorial Gardens with Revs. Dana Berry and Robert Hall officiatingand Miller Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Hall dieed Tuesday at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Mildred Hurst of Oxford and CharlotteStansel of Winston, Ga. one son, Lloyd Snow of Jacksonville; sixgrandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. MrsHall was a resident of Oxford the past 13 years. She was a former resident ofFelton, Ga. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oxford and waspreceded by her husband, James Hall.hAMILTON, Jackson, Miss. Services for Ida M. Hamilton , formerly of Anniston, will beSaturday at 11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel The family will receivefriends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home Mrs Hamilton died Tuesdayin Jackson.STRICKLAND,Oxford, Al. Services for Jack Strickland,83, will be noon Friday at BethlehemBaptist Church with Revs. Glenn Bentley and Kenneth Hutto officiating. Burialwill follow in the church cemetery. Miller Funeral Home is in charge. mr.Strickland died Tuesday at Rigional Medical Center. Survivors include hiswife, Effie Strickland ; two sisters, Lessie Beck of Portland, Ore., and LavadaVice of Oxford. Mr. Strickland, a resident of Oxford for most of his life,was aWWII veteran. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church.WALRATH,Oneida, N.Y. Mary Elizabeth Walrath died Tuesday at St. Luke's memorialHospital Center Burial will be in the spring of 1998 at the family plot in VernonCenter Cemetery. Campbell-Dean Funeral Home , Oneida, is in charge of thearrangements. Survivors include her husband, L. Paul Walrath; one son,Stephen Walrath of Cleveland, Ohio; one daughter, Fay Eastwood of VeronaN.Y.; one brother, Eugene Smith of Centralia, Ill.; four sisters, Idelle Sykes,Vera Smith, Margaret Smith, all of Anniston, and Fay Noble of Cherry Hill,N.J.; and two grandchildren . Mrs. Walrath, a native of Anniston, was a formeremployee of the Oneida City Hospital and the Oneida City Schools in thecafeterias, She had also been employed at Alfred's Bargin Center.WHITTEN,Lincoln, Al. Services for Chris Edwin Whitten, 30, will be Friday at 1 p.m. a Usrey Brown Service Chapel with Revs. Bill Jackson and Jerry Long officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Whitten died Tuesday at his home. Survivors include his wife, Sonya F. Whitten ; one daughter, Samantha Whitten of Lincoln; two sons, Andy Whitten and Patrick Whitten, both of Lincoln; his parents, Bud and Ann Garrett of Lincoln; four sisters, Judy Stiff of Pleasant Grove, Lisa Scott and Amanda Califoux, both of Lincoln, and Anna Fiscus of Hammond, Ind.; four brothers, James Nolan Garrett, Leslie Whitten , Shannon Garrett, all of Lincoln, and Rickey Garrett of Talladega . Whitten, a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County, was a former employee of I-20 Truck Stop . He was a member of Blue Eye Baptist Church. He was preceded by his father, James Edwin Whitten.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 2, 1998, OBITUARIESBROWN,Piedmont, Al. Services for Ernest Gordon Brown, 76, will be Saturday at 2p.m. at mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home with Revs. Tony Smith and BobCalvert officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum. Mr.Brown died Wednesday at Carraway Methodist Medical Center inBirmingham. Survivors include his wife, Mae Rankin Browm ; a daughter,Ranae B. Coheley of Piedmont; a son, Galen S. Brown of New Orleans; threesisters, Bertha Tyson, Dorothy Clarkson and Martha Reaves, all of Anniston;two brothers, marshall Brown and Huey Brown both of Anniston; and twograndchildren. Mr. Brown, a Calhoun County native, was retired fromAnniston Army Depot, He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S.Army Air Corps. He attended the First Baptist Church of Piedmont. BURKES, Roanoke, Al. Services for Martha Ruth Burkes,85, will be Saturday at 2 p.m.at Quattlebaum Funeral home with Revs. Roger Woodard, Frank Sledge andBarry Cosper officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Baptist ChurchCemetery. Miss Burkes died Thursday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Sheis survived by her sister, Ida B. Toller of Roanoke. miss Burkes, a RandolphCounty native, was retired from the textile industry. She was a member ofSpringfield Baptist Church. DIXON,Hobson City, Al. Services for Willie Bell Dixon, 87, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Oak Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Carey Heard officiating. Burialwill be in David Gordon Cemetery in Gordonville with Ervin Funeral Chapel incharge. Mrs Dixon died Dec. 27th at Citizens Baptist Medical Center inTalladega. Survivors include a daughter, Iva Mitchell of Montgomery; twosons, Calvin Middleton and Lee Middleton, both of Anniston; 13 grandchildrenand 23 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dixon was a member of Oak Ridge BaptistChurch. She was preceded by her husband, Jessie Middleton and a son,Emmitt Middleton. HAMILTON,Jackson, Miss. Services for Ida McDowell Hamilton, 95, will be Saturday at11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory with Rev. RichardFlood officiating. Burial will be in New Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Hamiltondied Tuesday at Crawford Nursing Home in Jackson. Survivors include a son,Charlie Wook of Jackson; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mrs. Hamilton, a native of Calhoun County, was a member of First BaptistChurch for more than 70 years. She was preceded by her husband, Melvin L.Hamilton and a son, William H. Hamilton. HERRON, Heflin, Al. Services for L.B. Herron,85, will be Saturday at @:30 p.m. atMacedonia Baptist Church eith Rev Charles Caldwell officiating. Burial will bein Mountain Grove Baptist Church with Ervin Funeral Home in charge. Mr.Herron died Monday at Regional Medical Center. He is Survived by his nieceand primary caregiver, Marilyn Johnson of Decatur, GA. Mr. Herron was amember of Macedonia Baptist Church, He was preceded by his wife, LithiaHerron.MARTIN, Jacksonville, Al. Graveside services for Leona M. Martinn,80, are today at 1p.m. at Goshen Cemetery with Rev. Orville Smith officiating. Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home is in charge. Mrs. Martin died Wednesday at FayetteCommunity Hospital in Georgia. Survivors include a daughter, Janice Lashleyof Peachtree City , Ga.;a sister, Louis Mindos of Montgomery; two brothersCorbett Evans and Newman Evans, both of Anniston; seven grandchildren and13 great-grandchildren. Mrs Martin was a native and lifelong resident ofCalhoun County. MEADOWS, Piedmont, Al. Services for Valeria Meadows,70, will be Saturday at noon atHighway 278 Church of Christ with Charles Hurst officiating. Burial will followin Taylor's Chapel Cemetery with Thompson Funeral Home in charge. MrsMeadows died Wednesday in Anniston. Survivors include a daughter, DebraStillwell of Piedmont; two sons, Floyd Douglas White of Anniston and DonaldRay White of Waleska, Ga.; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.Mrs. Meadows was a native of Wright City, Okla, and had lived in Piedmont45 years,She was a member of the Highway 278 Church of Christ.PRICE,Heflin, Al. Services for Hattie Hazel Price, 85, will be today at 2 p.m. atDryden Funeral Home with Revs Michael White and W.H. Ford officiating.Burial will be in Crumeley's Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Price died Wednesday atCleburne County Nursing Home. Survivors include a son, Clarence Price ofHeflin; two daughter, Jessie Hindrix and Jennie Beers. both of Heflin; twosisters, Addle Powers of Anniston and Lola Mae Parrish of Graham; sevengrandchildren , and 12 great-grandchildren Mrs. Price was a native andlifelong resident of Cleburne County and a member of Crumley's ChapelChurch of God. She was the widow of W.M. Price. PUTMAN, Alexandria, Al. Graveside services for Claudis J. "Buddy" Putman,77, will beSaturday at 11 a.m. at Union Methodist Church Cemetery in Wellington.Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge Mr. Putman died Thursday atJacksonville Hospital.REYNOLDS,Talladega, Al. Services for Millie E. Long Reynolds,89, will be Saturday at !p.m. at Mount Canaan Baptist Church with Dr. Horace L. Patterson officiating.Burial will be in Talladega Memorial Gardens with Sims Funeral Servicedirecting. Mrs. Reynolds died Tuesday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter, Lessie Lucille Garrett of Talladega; a son, LesttEdward Headen of Gadsden; 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren andninegreat-great-grandchildren.TURNER,Oxford, Al. Services for Mamie Bannister Turner,97, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Box officiating. Burial will be inPleasant Ridge Cemetery, Anniston. Mrs. Turner died Tuesday at ColonialPines Health Care. Survivors include four daughters, Edna Gallahar of Oxford,Noma Brooks of Tucson, Ariz., Earline New of Virginia Beach, Ba. andMyrtle Ballenger of Oxford; two stepsonsA.G. Turner of Oxford andWoodrow Turner of Anniston; a sister Ellen Watts of Munford; 14grandchildren;21 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. MrsTurner, a native of Clay County, lived in Oxford most of her life. She was amember of Oxford Church of Christ.WILSON, Montgomery, Al. Graveside services for Betty Jean Willson will be Sunday at2 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery in Jacksonville with Lee's Funeral Home ofMontgomery in charge Mrs Wilson died Thursday in Montgomery. Survivorsinclude her husband, James G. Wilson; a daughter, Carloe Brisby of Naples,Italy; sixsisters, Frances Estell of Anniston, Elizabeth Wilson of Brooklyn, N.Y., Elliza Monroe of Hobson City, Helen Chandler of Knoxville, Tenn., andEmma Wilsonand Lorene Wilson, both of Kansas City, Mo.;five grothers,Willie Lee Wilson of Buffalo, N. Y. , William Earl Wilson and Walter WilsonJr.; both of Indianapolis, Ind., Willie James Wilson of Akron, Ohio, andCharles I. Wilson of of Jacksonville ; one grandchild, Ian Brisby of Naples MrsWilson was a Jacksonville native and a member of First Baptist Church ofJacksonville. ZELLARS,Atlanta, Ga. Services for Gregory Lynn Zellars,35, will be Saturday at noon at Anniston Funeral Service with Dr. C.J. Noble officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery, Mr. Zellars died Dec 25th in Atlanta. Survivors include his mother, Alice J. Zellars;; three sisters, Chandra Zellars, Valorie Zellars,both of Anniston, and Sonya Houston,of Miswa, Japan; andfour brothers, Anthony Zellars of Atlanta, Timothy Zellars of New Jersey, and Rodney Zellars and Derex Zellars both of Anniston. Mr. Zellars was a 1981 graduate of Anniston High School and servied four years in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Mars Hill BaptistChurch.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 3 1998 OBITUARIESCRUTCHFIELD,Anniston, Al. Services for Joseph Vaughn"J.V." Crutchfield,75, will beSunday at 2:30 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory withRevs. Ed Heptinstall and Don Phillips officiating. Burial will be in ForestlawnGardens. Mr. Crutchfield died Friday at Carraway Methodist Medical Centerin Birmingham. Survivors include his wife, Ann Crutchfield ; a daughter,Deborah Morris of Heflin; a son Gerald Crutchfield of Old Fort, Tenn.; abrother, Willis G. Crutchfield of Roberts; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Crutchfield, a Calhoun County resident for the past45years, was a veteran of WWII. He was a member of First Baptist Church ofAnniston and a former deacon at Wilmer Avenue Baptist Church. FORMAN,Ashland, Al. Services for John Robert Forman,83, are today at 2 p.m.atLiberty Baptist Church with Rev. Ben Rosser officiating. Burial will follow inAshland City Cemetery. Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland is in charge Mr.Forman died Thursday at Clay County Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Lucille Forman ; four sons, Curtis L. Forman of Atlanta, Robert T. Forman ofLeeds, Glenn M. Forman of Birmingham and Lee E. Forman of Hollywood,Ms.; a sister, Bessie Lee of Lineville; a brother, Arthur B. Forman Jr. ofMadera Beach, Fla.; 14 grandchildren and seeven great-grandchildren. Mr.Forman, a native and lifelong resident of Clay county, retired from Chevron Oilas a construction foreman. He was a deacon of Liberty Baptist Church and amember of Chevron Retirees Club.HATZELL,Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Servoces for Fannie Neighbors Hatzell,92, will beSunday at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home, Oxford, with Rev. Pete Westofficiating. Entombment will be in the Forestlawn Gardens. Mrs. Hatzell diedWednesday at Broward General Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. Survivorsinclude a daughter, Nancy Hirschman of Fort Lauderdale; three grandchildrenand three great-grandchildren. Mrs Hatzell was a member of the First UnitedMethodist Church of Oxford. She was a school teacher on Alexander Cityfrom 1945 to 1955. She then taught at Oxford High school from 1955 to1980.JACKSON,Weaver, Al. Services for Felix Boyd Jackson Jr.,77, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Merritt officiating. Burial will bein Vinson Cemetery in Ohatchee. Mr. Jackson died Friday at Wessex Housein Jacksonville. Survivors include two daughters, Alice Jackson Rouse ofMurray, Ky., and Dawn Forrester of Weaver; a son, Thomas Boyd Jacksonof Weaver; a sister, Orlis Webb of Alexandria; two brothers, Gray Jackson ofWiaver and L.C. Jackson of Saks; and six grandchildren. Mr. Jackson, anative of Ohatchee, was a resident of Weaver most of his life. He retired fromUnion Foundry after 30 years of service.PARKER,Alexandria, Al. Graveside services for Thomas G. Parker,68, will be Sundayat 2 p.m. at Crook Cemetery in Ohatchee. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is incharge. Mr. Parker died Friday at Regional Medical Center. PERRYPiedmont, Al. Services for Eunice Perry,84, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. atThankful Baptist Church with Rev. D.E. Parker officiating. Burial will be inPiedmont Memory Gardens with Ervin Funeral Home in charge. Mrs. Perrydied Monday in Calhoun County. Survivors include two sons, Samuel Perry ofGadsden and Freddie Perry of Piedmont; three sisters, Christine Taylor ofChattanooga, Tenn., and Claudie Stitts and Mamie Prater, both of Piedmont;three brothers, Frank Griffie of Nothport, and Jess Griffie and Bill griffie, bothof Piedmont; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren Mrs Perry wasa member of Thankful Baptist Church.PRICKETTTalladega, Al. Services for Elizabeth Prickett,90, are today at 3 p.m. atTalladega Funeral Home with Rev. Ottis Graves officiating. Burial will be inStockdale Baptist Cemetery. mrs Prickett died Thursday at TalladegaHialthcare. Survivors include two daughters, Louise Jones and Ann Hayens,both of Talladega; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Prickett, a lifelong resident of Talladega, was retiredfrom the Alabama Institute for the Blind, She was a member of the FirstAssembly of God Church, the Golden Agers and the Goodwill Club. PUTMAN,Alexandria, Al. Graveside services for Claudis Jessie 'Buddy" Putman,77 aretoday at 11 a.m. at Union Methodist Church Cemetery in Wellington. ChapelHill Funeral Home is in charge Mr. Putman died Thursday. He is survived byhis wife, Sarah Ruth Putman of Alexandria. Mr. Putman a native and lifelongresident of Alexandria. was retired from Saxon Candy Co. He was a memberof Mount Zion Baptist Church.REID,Oxford, Al. Services for Mary S. Reid,88, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. atBethlehem Baptist Church with Revs.Kenneth Hutto and Bobby Lipscombofficiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery . Gray Brown-Servicemortuary and Crematory is in charge. Mrs. Reid died Friday at Colonial PinesHealth Care. Survivors include two strpsos, James F. Reid of Oxford andJack J. Reid of Blue Mountain; six grandchildren; 18great-grandchildren andseven great-great-grandchildren. Mrs Reid, a lifelong resident of CalhounCounty, was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was preceded byher husband, Jimmy Reid, five sisters, and one brother.THOMPSON,Sylacauga, Al. Services for Delzie Tinch Thompson, 71 are today at 2 p.m.at Mundy Funeral Home, Jamestown, Tenn., with Revs. Porter Penticuff andSammie Dunford officiating. Burial will be in Mount Gilead in FentressCounty,Tenn. Mrs Thompson died Wednesday at Talladega Health CareCenter. Survivors include a son, Sammy Thompson of Munford; sister ZolaLinder of Jamestown, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren .Mrs. Thompson, a native of Fentress County, was a homemaker.WELCH,Wedowee, Al. Services for Mary Eliza Welch, 91, will be Sunday at 2;30 p.m.at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Delta, with Revs. Craig McClure, RobertWelch, Clarence Brown and Thomas Bullock officiating. Burial will follow inthe church cemetery with Garrett Funeral Home directing. Mrs Welch diedThursday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her husband, FredWelch of Heflin ;a son, Fred Welch Jr. of Decatur; and three grandchildren.Mrs. Welch was a hourwife and a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. HAMILTON,Jackson,Miss . Services for Ida McDowell Hamilton,95, will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory. Burial will be in New Highland Cemetery. Mrs Hamilton died Tuesday at Crawford Nursing Home in Jackson. She is survived by her son and his wife, Charlie and Evelyn Wood of Jackson, Ms. Daughter-in-law Ann Ladd Hamilton of Crestview Fl. Granddaughters Lynn Wood Lee of Jackson, Ms. Nancy Hamilton of Niceville, Fl., Leith Ann Campbell of Crestview , Fl. and grandson Jim Hamilton of New Bern,NC. great grandchildren Rob Lee and Chris Lee of Jackson, Ms. Kelly and Kyle Campbell of Crestview, Fl. Mrs. Hamilton, a native of Calhoun County, was a member of First Baptist Church for more than 70 years.She was the Daughter of the Rev. and Mrs C.C. McDowell. She was the last surviving member of the eight McDowell children. She was preceded by her husband, Melvin L. Hamilton and a son, William H. Hamilton.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 4, 1998, OBITUARIESBALL,Hobson City, Al. Services for Terrace LaShaun Ball, 37, will be Monday at 1p.m. at the Rocky Mount Baptist Church with Rev. Hershey Taylor officiating. Burial will be in the Jennifer Cemetery. Mrs Ball died Thursday at RegionalMedical Center. Survivors include her mother, Annie Ball of Hobson City; herfather, Orrige Ball Jr. of Oxford; a son, MaKotrick Lanier Ball of HobsonCity; three sisters, Annette Story of Hobson City, Caffey Kidd of Atlanta andCarolyn Ball of Oxford; fiur brothers, Thomas Lavon Holliday of New York,Terry Wayne Ball of Wedowee, Bryan Ball of Denver and Andrian MichaelBall of Hobson Cith; and deveral aunts and uncles. Mrs. Ball was a lifelongresident of Calhoun County and a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. BOWIE, Anniston ,Al. Graveside services for Doris C. Bowie, 54, will be 2 p.m.Monday at Maple Grove Cemetery with the Rev. John H. Bradford Jr.officiating. Mrs Bowie died Thursday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude her husband, Samuel Bowie ; a son, Steven Woods of Winston Salem,N.C. ; a sister, Juanita Nixon of Anniston, two brothers, Thaddeus Lewis Jr. ofAnniston and John H. Lewis of Richmond, Va.; and four grandchildren. Mrs.Bowie worked for a number of years at Fort McClellan and was a member ofHaven United Methodist Church. DUNN,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Helen Janette Gulledge Dunn, 64, willbe 2 p.m. Monday at Anniston Memorial Gardens with Rev.David Screwsofficiating. Mrs Dunn died Saturday at her home. Survivors include twodaughters, Frieda Oliver of Anniston and Tammy Armstrong of Birmingham;two sisters,Opal Pruitt of Anniston and Edna Hindman of Weaver; twobrothers, Eugene Gulledge and Marshall Gulledge, both of Ohatchee; and fivegrandchildren. Mrs Dunn,a native of Ohatchee and resident of Anniston forover 45 years, was a member of Calvary Temple Assimbly of God, She wasPreceded by her daughter, Debbie Williams.HAYNES, Jacksonville, Al. Graveside services for Frances Fay Rosenthal Haynes, 87,will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Eulaton Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev.Dennis Cleveland officiating. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge. MrsHaynes died Saturday at Wessex House. Survivors include a son, George L.Haynes of Anniston; a daughter Betty Ann Harwell of Eastaboga/ fourgrandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Haynes was a native ofChicago and lived in Anniston for the past 54 years. She was retired from thedietary department of Regional Medical Center and was a member of WestAnniston Baptist Church.She was preceded by her husband, George W.Haynes.PARKER, Alexandria, Al. Graveside services for Thomas G. Parker, 68, will be 2 p.m.today at Crook Cemetery with Rev. Houston Thomas Jr. officiatingand ChapelHill Funeral Home in charge.Mr. Parker died Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Parker ; three sons, Terry Parker ofAcworth, Ga., Van Parker of Ohatchee and Tim Parker of Woodstock, Ga.; asister, Carol Rothwell of Albany, Ga.; a brother, Bryant Parker of Virginia; andsix grandchildren. Mr. Parker was a native of Georgia and lived in CalhounCounty the past 13 years.He retired from the Marietta Fire Department after35 years, was a veteran of the Marines and Army Air Force in WWII and theKorean conflict, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Marietta.ROZELLE, Talladega, Al. Graveside services for William "Bill" Macon Rozelle, 102, willbe 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Talladega with the Revs. Bill Davisand Scott Greenwood officiating and Usrey Brown Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Rozelle died Saturday at the Talladega Health Care Center. Survivorsinclude his wife, Ruby S. Rozelle;a daughter, Mary Ellen Haynes of Talladega;s son, William M. Rozelle Jr. of Houston; three stepchildren, KatherineHatcher of Lynchburg,Va. Francis Rowland of Childersburg and HughRowland of Birmingham; five grandchildren.and fuve great-grandchildren. Mr. Rozelle was preceded by his wife, Bertha Hicks Rozelle. Mr. Rozelle was a veteran in WWI serving as sergeant in the 117th FieldArtillery. He operated the first car agency in Alabama to rent Model-t Fords;he was former owner of a Chevrolet deatership in Talladega; he was the ownerand operator of The Mule Barn in Talladega; and he raised cattle and horseson Jackson Trace Road.WILLIAMSON,Dadeville, Al. Graveside services for Willie W. Williamson,90, will be 2 p.m.today at Concord Primitive Baptist Church Cenetery with Rev. Gordon Taylorofficiating and Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge.Mr. Williamson died Friday at Lakeshore Community Hospital in Dadeville. Survivors include a sister, Susie Hodnett of Dadeville.A Randolph County native, Mr. Williamson was a farmer and member ofConcord Primitive Baptist Church.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 5,1998 OBIRUARIES.DOWNING,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Zilla Russell Downing will be Tuesday, 2 p.m. at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Gray Brown-Services Mortuary and Crematory is in charge. Mrs Downing Died Saturday at herresidence. Survivors include a daughter, Lukay Russell St. Pierre of Tampa,Fla. a son, Christpher Malone Downing of Anniston; four grandchildren, andtwo great-grandchildren. Mrs Downing, a native of Eastaboga,lived in Anniston, was amember of theChoccolocco Study Club and was a member of First United Methodist Churchof Anniston. She was also a avid gardner. Mrs Downing was preceded by herhusband, Lewis M. Downing Jr. and her son, Leewis M. DowningIII.GARMON,Centre, Al. Services for Dewanna Colleen Garmon, 37, will be 3:30 p.m.Tuesday at Perry Funeral Home Chapel. Ms. Garmon died Sunday atGadsden Regional Medical Center. ELDRIDGE,Gaylesville, Al. Services for Terry Lee Eldridge,18, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday atPerry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles Bishop officiating. Burial willbe in Union Hill Cemetery. Mr. Eldridge died Saturday. Survivors include his parents, Terry Joe andMary Denise Crane Eldridge of Gaylesvelle; a brother, Samuel Eldridge ofGaylesville; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Mr. Eldridge, a naitive ofCherokee County, was a graduate of Gaylesville High School and a student atNortheast College. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church#1.KAVANAUGH,Aervices for Wilma Houston Scott Kavanaugh,71, of 265 Grand Hill Drive willbe 2 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Haganofficiating. Mrs. Mrs Kavanaugh died Sunday at her residence.Survivors include three daughters, Patricia Johnson of Weaver, Shirley Lee ofRiverside and Lynne Kemp of Anniston; two sisters, Mary Angles and GoldieCaldwell, both of Anniston; two grandchildren, Pam Joplin of Anniston andGreg Johnson of Weaver; and one great-grnadchild.Mrs. Kavanaugh, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was retired from TapeCraft and a former employee of the G.E. plant. She was a member of theLadies of the Elks and the Emblem Club.KELLEY, Oxford, Al. Services for Bruce Kelley Fr. 62, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. atSweet Rock Full Gospel Baptist CHurch with Rev. H. R. Malone officiating.Burial will be in Forestlawn Memorial Gardens with Ervin Furneral Chapel incharge. Mr. Kelley died Wednesday in Meddlesex, Conn. Survivors includehis wife, Gladys Patricia Kelley; four daughters, Kim Kelley and NatashaWhyms, both of New York; Stephanie Weems and Krystal Kelley, both ofOzford; four sons, Reginald Kelleym Dexter Gooden and Corey Kelley, all ofOxford; a sister, Lois Lewis, of Roland, N.C.; two brothers, James Kelley ofRoland, N.C. and Herman Kelley of Philadelphia;and sex grandchildren. THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 6,1998 OBITUARIESBILLINGSLEY, Wedowee, Al. Services for Lewis Billingsley,86, will be Wednesday at 1p.m. CST at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Newell with Rev E.S. Boltonofficiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Vines Funeral home ofLaFayette in charge. Mr. Billinglsey died Saturday at Wedowee Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Ida Lee Billingsley ; two daughters, Merle Foster ofAtlanta and Vernal Billingsley of Wedowee; two sons, Willie R Billingsley andTravis L. Billlingsley, both of Atlanta; and one sister, Eve Madden ofWoodland. Mr. Billingsley was member of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.BJORK,Anniston, Al Services for Jack Victor Bjork, 77, will be Wednesday at 2p.m. at Chapel hill Funeral Home with Bishop Veldon J Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Bjork died Saturday at hishome. Survivors include three daughters, Grace Bjork Rouse of Sanford,N.C. , Kathy Bjork Goodwin of Wellington , and Peggy Bjork Higgins ofJacksonville;two sons, Harold Lee Bjork of Newbern, N.C., and Harold RayBjork of Anniston, His stepmother, Berly Bjork of Moss Point, Miss.; onesister, Jane Rosann Bjork of Colorado; two brothers, James I, Bjork of FallRiver, Kan., and Gerald Lee Bjork of Aurora, Colo,; and 13 grandchildren. Mr. Bjork, a native of Utica,Kan., was retired from Fort McClellan where heworked as a post engineer. He was a WWOO veteran and served on theKorean Conflict. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, the MooseLodge, the American Legion, Amvets, Bou Scours of America and the JesusChrist of Latter Day Saints.CAMP,Souglasville, Ga. Services for Bertha Cleo Camp, 91, will be Wednesday at1 p.m. at Wedowee United Methodist Church with Rev. Yancey Sandersofficiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Malone. Benefield FuneralHome of Wedowee is in charge. Mrs Camp died Monday at Garden TerraceNursing Home in Douglasville. Survivors include three sons Wallace H. Campof Ellenwood, Ga., Bobby C. Camp of Douglasville and Billy R. Camp ofWinston, Ga.; one sister, Marie Langley of Lanett; one brother, PelhamWilderson of LaGrange, Ga.; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mrs. Camp, a Randolph County native, was a homemaker and a member ofMalone United Methodist Church. She was preceded by a son, Andrew JCamp.DICSMORE,Anniston Al. Servicees for Annie Sue Greenhill Dinsmore,81, will be today at11 a.m. at Central United Methodist Church with Rev. Charles Cantiberryofficiating.Burial will be in City Cemetery with Roselaawn Funeral Home incharge. Mrs Dinsmore died Saturday in Anniston. Survivors include two sons,Charles Loyd Dinsmore Jr. of Anniston and John Wilson Dinsmore ofBirmingham; two sisters, Lois Sheats of Decatur and Jean Pitty of Lade City,Fla; seven grandchilden and four great-grandchildren Mrs Dinsmore was alongrime Decatur resident but had lived the last two years in Anniston. She wasretired from First Federal Savings and Loan and was a member of CentralUnited Methodist Church. DOBBS,ANNISTON,AL. Services for Edith D. Dobbs,74, will be Wednesday at 10a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Burial willbe in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery. Mrs Dobbs died Monday at RegionalMedical Center. Survivors include her husband, Willwam T. Dobbs ; onedaughter, Diana Turley of Oxford; one son, William Dobbs Jr. of Leeds; onesister, Mary Coale of Birmingham; two brothers, Jerry Drummonds ofVestavia Hills and W.O. Drummonds of Selma; and two grandchildren. MrsDobbs lived most of her life in Anniston . She was a member of ParkerMemorial Baptist Church. and the LLL Sunday School Class. DOUGLAS,Roanoke, Al. Services for Lawdy "Mr. D" Douglas,78, will be Wednesday at2 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with Revs. Barry Cosper, FrandSledge,Bobby Kirby and Maynard McGinty officiating. Burial will be inPleasant Hill Cemetery. Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Douglasdied Sunday at Hospice of LaGrange. Survivors include his wife, Marie SlagleDouglas ; two daughters, Gail Marie Boyd of Springfield, S.C. and HollyHoward of Roanoke; two sisters, Julia Mae Griffin of Hollywood, Fla., andRosetta Douglas of ZolfoSprings, Fla.;four brothers, Laurice Douglas andGlenn Douglas, both of Zolfo Springs, Jack Douglas of Orlando, Fla, andLloud Douglas of Corpus Christi, Texas; and two grandchildren. M.r.Douglas, a nstive of Gardner, Fla., was retired from military. He was a memberof Trinity Baptist Church.EARL,Roanoke, Al. Services for Ermer Lee Earl,92, will be Wednesday at 11 am. atQuattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Maynard McGinty officiating. Burialwill be in New Hope Christian Church Cemetery. Mrs Earl died Monday atRoanoke Health Care. Survivors include a daughter, Margaret L Self ofRoanoke; five grandchildren and 12great-grandchildren. Mrs Earl, a lifelogChambers County resicent, was self-employed in the grocery business. Shewas preceded by her husband Shaffer D. Earl.FINLEY,El Dorado, Ark, Graveside services for Bobby Finley,Fr., 22, were Dec. 22.at Lott Burgy Cemetery with Rev. Eddie Yarbrough officiating. Mr. Finleydied Dec. 13, in El Dorado. Survivors include his guardian mother, ErsaleneStevenson; three brothers, Capt. Mark D. Finley of Anniston, Michael D.Finley and Stacy Nelson, both of Little Rock, Ark.; and two sisters, Sonia J.Finley of El Dorado and Jeanna Finley of Calion, Ark. Mr. Finley moved toanniston in 1995. He worked with the Court Project, helping young men toturn their lives around, and with several volunteer projects. He was a memberof Evergreen Baptist Church. He was preceded by his parents, Bobby FinleyFr. and Dorothy J. Stephens Finley.GARMON,Centre, Al. Services for Dewanna Colleen Garmon, 37, will be today at 3:30p.m. at the Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Monroe Green and TedElrod officiating. Burial will follow in Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery.Miss Garmon died Sunday in a Gadsden Hospital . Survivors include hermother, Joyce Garmon Breeden; two sisters, Diane Battles and Deana Watts,both of Centre, and two stepbrothers, Roger Breeden of Valrico, Fla., and JoeBreeden of Houston. Miss Garmon, a native of Cherokee County, was asupervisor at Amotex aManufacturing. She was the coach of the LittleWwingers girls' softballe team and was a member of the Pine Grove BaptistChurch.JOHNSON,Jacksonville, Al. Services for Douglas Y. Johnson,70 will be Wednesday at 2p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tim Bailey and TerryJohnson officiating. Burial will be in greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Mr.Johnson died Monday at Regional Medical Center JOHNSON, Eastaboga, Al. Services for Eunice Luker Johnson, 75, will be Wednesday at2 p.m. at Dryden Funeral Home in Heflin with Rev. O.V. Sewell officiating.Burial will be in Harmony Grove Cemetery in Cleburne County. mrs Johnsondied Monday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include a daughter,Barbara Sims of Jacksonville; two sons, Roy Frank Pie of Carrollton, Ga. andJames L Johnson of Eastaboga; one , Frances Yates of Anniston; one brother,Earl Luker of Ashville; nine grandchildren and five great-grandcholdren .Mrs Johnson, a native of Clay County, lived in Cleburne County most of herlife before moving to Eastaboga in 1995. She was a member of ChulafeneeMethodist Church. She was preceded by her husband, Leon Johnson.McFARLAND,Centre,Al. Memorial services for Willie Jo McFarland,75, will be Wednesdayat2 p.m. at Centre Church of God with Rev. Jan Stanley officiating. and JordanFuneral Home in charge. Mrs. McFarland died Monday. Survivors includethree sons, Windell Vaughn of Centre, David McFarland of Cedar Bluff andJock Opper of Tennessee; two daughters, Shirley Floyd of Leesburg andMary Craves of Centre; one sister, Sue Vines of Rome, Ga.; 16 grandchildrenand 24 great-grandchildren. Mrs. McFarland, a nstive of Alabama, was a drillpress operator. She was a member of the Mormon Chruch.PACE,Centre, Al. Services for Charles Willis Pace,66, will be Wednesday at 3 p.m.at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Revs Melvyn Salter and Larry Garraedofficiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery. Mr. Pacedied Sunday in Redmond RegionalMedical Center in Rome, Ga. Survivorsinclude his wife, Betty Langston Pace, two sons,Norman Wayne Pace ofRome and Gary C Pace of Austell,Ga. ;two daughters, Judy Pace Lolies ofPiedmont and Jackie Pace Blackwell of Centre; one brother, Pete Pace ofCentre; two sisters, Mary Ruth West of Chattanooga, Tenn,; and Lucille Paceof Cedar Bluff; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Pace, anstive of Cherokee County, was retired from the city of Centre and was headof the Sanitation Department. He was a member of the Coon HuntersAssociation, the Alabama Club and the Centre Quarterback Club.ROBERTS, Jacksonville, A. Services for Venice L. Roberts, 91, will be Wednesday at 11a.m. at Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home, Piedmont with Rev. DouglasMatthews officiating. Burial will be in Piedmont Memory Gardens. MrsRoberts died Sunday at Regional Medical Center in Anniston Survivorsinclude a daughter, Emma Irvin of Warm Springs, Ga.; three sons, LanierRoberts and E.A. Roberts, both of Anniston, and Wally Roberts of Leesburg,Ga.; a sister, Leona Pierce of Centre; and nine grandchildren. Mrs.Roberts hadlived in Cherokee and Calhoun Counties all her life. She was the Co-founderof Roberts Chapel Baptist Church. SPRUILL,Bowdon, Ga. Services for Gloria Ann Burt Spruill, 36, were Monday at 2p.m. at Union Hill Baptist Church with Revs Jackie Taylor and Gary Stewartofficiating. Burial wa in Union Hill Cemetery with Rainwater-West Funeralhome in charge. Mrs Spruill died Saturday. Survivors include her husband,Tommy Spruill; one daughter, Kelli Spruill of Bowdon; her mother, FlossieStewart Burt of Heflin ; and a brother, Strart Mitchell Burt. Mrs. Spruill, anative of Calhoun County, was a longtime resident of Bowdon, Ga. She was amember of union Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded by a brother, WilliamMichael Burt.STORY,Talladega,Al. 54, formerly of Anniston, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at GrayBrown-Service Chapel. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery. MsStory died Monday at Talladega Nursong Facility. Survivors include a son,Brian Keith Story of Wellington; her mother, Lillian Weems of White Plains;one sister, Sara Turner of DeArmanville; one brother, Paul Weems of WhitePlains; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ms. Story lived inAnniston most of her life. She retired from Lee Brass in 1972.WALKER,Five Points, Al. Graveside services for Flooyd Calvin Walker, 92, will betoday at 3 p.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke with Rev. KennethJohnson officiating. Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel of Roanoke is in charge. Mr. Walker died Monday at Russell Hospital in Alexander City. Survivorsinclude two sisters, Mattie Sheppard of Alexander City and Elizabeth Screwsof Wadley. Mr. Walker, a Tallapoosa County native, was employedatHandley Mills in Roanoke. He was preceded by his wife, Ida Walker,and ason, Jackson Walker.WALKER,Wedowee, Al. Graveside services for Joe Anderson Walker,56, of Wedoweewill be today at 10 a.m. at Wedowee City Cemetery with Rev. Tom Robertsofficiating. Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee is in charge of Arrangements. mr. Walker died Sunday at the Golden Springs Nursing Home. Survivorsinclude his mother, Zema Walker of Wedowee; and a brother Jimmy Walkerof Anniston. Mr. Walker, a native of Randolph County, was a graduate ofAuburn University and served in the Alabama National Guard. He also servicon the Wedowee Town Council from 1972-76 and was owner and operatorof Walker's Department Store in Wedowee for many years. He was a memberof Wedowee First United Methodist church. WHITE, Columbus, Ga. Services for Randall Joseph White, 43, formerly of RandolphCounty, will be today at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel, Wedowee, withRev. Wayne Jeton officiating. Burial will follow in the Randolph MemoryGardens Cemetery. mr. White died Saturday at his home.. Survivors include adaughter, Brandy Saylor of North Carolina ;two sons, Tony White and ChrisWhite,both of Columbus, Ga.; his mother, Florine White of Roanoke; hisfather, Roy White of Valley; his great-great-grandmother, Etta Striblin ofRoanoke; two sisters, Regina Baldwin of Gainesville, Ga., and Tonya White ofJacksonville; one brother, Tracy White of Gainesville, Ga.; and twograndchildren. THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 7,1998 OBITUARIESBOWMAN, Centre, Al. Services for Fellie Bowman, 86, will be today at 2 p.m. at the OldNazareth Baptist Church with Revs. Doyle Kerr and Jerry Dyer officiating.Burial will be in the Adjoining cemetery. Perry Funeral Home is in charge. Mrs. Bowman died Monday in a Gadsden hospital. Survivors include twosons, Joe Van Bowman of Piedmont and Wayne Bowman of Centre; onebrother, Orvle Kerr of Centre; one sister, Edith Littlefield of Centre; ninegrandchildren and eight great-grandchildren .Mrs. Bowman, a native ofCherokee County, was a member of the Old Nazareth Baptist Church. Shewas preceded by her husband, Virgil Bowman and one son, Alton Kerr.FLEMONS,Oxford Al. Services for Joe Earl Flemons,53, will be Thursday at 11 a.m. atDryden Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Cedar Creek Cemetery inCleburne County. Mr. Flemons died Tuesday at his home. Survivors includetwo daughters, Rachel Armstrong of Prattville and Teresa Goff of Clarksville,Tenn.; his mother, Louise Flemons of Oxford; one sister, Kathleen"Kitty"Flemons of Lincoln and four grandchildren. Mr. Flemons, a nstive of Heflin,was a resident of Oxford for the past several years He was retired from theU.S. Air Force and was a former police officer in Marietta, Ga. GARDNER, Trussville, Al. Services for Virginia Sweat Gardner, 86, will be Thursday at 2p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Chapel of Pell City. Burial will be in New HopeCemetery in Eden. Mrs. Gardner died Tuesday at Medical Center East inBirmingham. Survivors include one daughter, Patsy L. Barth of Naples, Fla.;three sons, John Marshall Sweat Jr. of Cropwell, Donald Ray Sweat ofRiverside and Ronny Pat Sweat of Sylacauga; one sister, Margaret Wilson ofBirmingham; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren . Mrs. Gardner,a native and lifelong resident of Birmingham was a homemaker and a memberof 66th Street Baptist Church of Birmingham. HOLLIDAY, Roanoke, Al. Services for Hershell Holliday,86, will be Thursday at 1 p.m. atFriendship Baptist Church, Roanoke, with Revs. Eric Ware and Elijah JacksonJr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Clark Memorial FuneralService is in charge. Mr. Holliday died Monday at Hospice LaGrange inGeorgia. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Holliday ; one son, CharlieEdward Holliday of Atlanta; one daughter, Alice Houston of Roanoke; sixgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Mr.Holliday was preceded by one son, Richard Holliday. HOUZE, Roanoke, Al. Services for Virginia Pike Houze,79, will be Thursday at 2 p.m.at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Hugh Compton officiating. Burial willfollow at Forrest Home Cemetery. Mrs Houze died Tuesday at West GeorgiaMedical Center in LaGrange. Survivors include one daughter, Gloria Cown ofRoanoke; one son, Larry Houze of Roanoke; two half-sisters, Julia Koon ofDouglasville, Ga., and Joyce Bowman of Hickory, N.C.; two half-brothers,John Emery Pike of Springfield, Tenn. , and James Pike of Frandlin, Ga.; fivegrandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs Houze, a lifelong resident ofRandolph County, was retired from Palm Beach Company. She was a memberof Rock Mills United Methodist Church. She was preceded by her husband,Winford Houze. JOHNSON, Jacksonville, Al. Services for Douglas Y. Johnson,70, will be today at 2 p.m.at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tim Bailey and Terri Johnsonofficiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mr.Johnson died Monday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife,Mildred B. Johnson ; one daughter, Carol Hays of Guntersville; ine sister, DoraSue Angel of Jacksonville; two brothers, Curtia Johnson of Jacksonville andJames Johnson of Oxford; and one grandchild. Mr. Johnson, a native andlifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a WWII and Korean War veteran.He was a former basketball coach at Oxford and Anniston High Schools and aformer director of Anniston Vocational School. He was a member of VFW,American Legion, Moose Lodge, AEA,MEA, the Gamecock Club at JSU,and the First Baptist Church.McFALL,Oxford, Al. Services for Ora Bessie McFall,84, will be today at 2 p.m. atMiller Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Parker and Dr. Joe Brown officiating.Entombment will be in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery. Mrs McFall diedMonday in Anniston. Survivors include her husband, Juleis McFall ; onedaughter, Martha Jame Morrison of Iron City; ine son, James H. McFall ofAnniston; one sister, Mildred Worthy of Jacksonville; seven grandchildren andsix great-grandchildren. Mrs. McFall, a native of Cherokee County, was aresident of Oxford for the past 47 years. She was a member of the Iron CityBaptist Church.PARNELL, Athens, Al. Services for Jeannette A. Parnell, 62, will be Thursday at 12:30p.mm. at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Revs. JackZimmer andTerrold Allen officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Survivorsinclude two sons, Greg Parnell and Gary D. Parnell, both of Athens; onedaughter, Debra Parnell of Athens; one brother, Johnny Ashley of Oxford;three sisters, Martha Wasner of Oxford, Pat Kellyof Dallas and Judy Kirklandof Ft. Worth, Texas; and four grandchildren. Mrs. Parnell, a native ofAnniston, was a retired insurance agent. She was a member of GreenbrierRoad Baptist Church.PATTON,Anniston,Al. Graveside services for Emily Harris Patton,81,will be today at 9a.m. at Highland Cemetery with Rev. Terry Newland officiating and GrayBrown-Service Mortuary& Crematory in charge. Mrs Patton died Tuesday atNational Health Care. Survivors include two sons, Henry C. Patton III ofWickliffe, Ohio, and Arthur B. Patton of Hickory,N.C. Mrs. Patton, a nativeof Memphis, Tenn., was a resident of Anniston for more than 40 years. Shehad retired from local business with positions of Bookkeeper ond officeManager. She was a longtime member of theFirst Presbyterian Church ofAnniston and the Margaret Hodges Sunday School Class. She was precededby her husband, Henry C. Patton Jr.PRUETT,Centre, Al. Services for Eardle Mae Pruett, 91, will be tonight at 7 at PerryFuneral Home Chapel with Revs. Ricky Pollard and Tim Bailey officiating.Burial will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery Mrs Pruett died Monday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center. Survivorsinclude one son, C.H. Pruett Jr. ; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildrenand three great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Pruet, a native of CherokeeCounty, was a homemaker and a former, She was a member of CalcedoniaBaptist Church for 75 years. She was preceded by her husband, CurtisHouston Pruett Sr., and one daughter, Mary Frances Pruett Lindsey.SMITH,Ranburne, Al. Services for Willie Mae Breed Smith,76, will be today at 2p.m.CST at Union Hill Baptist Church with Revs. W.M. Wiggins, HughWeathers,, W.E. Jones and Gerald Rogers officiating. Burial will be the Churchcemetery with Rainwater-West Funeral Home of Bowdon, Ga., in charge.Mrs. Smith died Monday at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham. Survivors include her husband, James Grady Smith of Ranburne; one son, J.D.Smith of Ranburne; one daughter, Joyce Smith of Ranburne; twograndchildren; two great-grandchildren; one stepgranddaughter and twostepgreat-granddaughters Mrs. Smith, a native and lifelong resident ofCleburne County, was retired from LaMar Manufacturing Co. She was amember of Union Hill Baptist Church.WILKES,Ohatchee, Al. Memorial Services for Zebulon Joshua Wilkes, age 8yrs, will be Wednesday, January 7, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge He is survived by his father, Eral Kemron Wilkes, Jr. of Ohatchee; Grandparents Eral Kemron Wilkes,Sr. & Phillis Elaine Wilkes of Tarpon Spring, Fl.; 1 aunt, Lesa Elaine Wilkes of Homosassa, Fl.; and 1 uncle, Rebel Zane Wilkes of Live oak, Fl. and his mother,Darlene of Ohatchee. He was a native of Alabama.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 8, 1998 OBITUARIESALLEY,Gadsden Al. Services for Clarence HaroldAlley, 72, will be Friday at 1 p.m. atPerry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvyn Salter officiating. Burial will bein Mt. Bethel Cemetery. Mr. Alley died Tuesday. Survivors include twosisters, Alta Virginia Erwin of Rome and Rona Eva Freeman of Leesburg; andthree brothers, Robert Lee Alley, Green Lee Alley Jr. and John David Alley,all of Gadsden . Mr. Alley. a native of Jamestown,was a veteran of WWII, Acarpet installer and a cook. He was preceded by one sister, Vivian Irene, andone brother, James Phillip Alley.BROWN, Carrollton, Ga. Services for Ethel Elzie Brown, 91, will be today at 11 a.m. atRanburne First Baptist Church with Revs. Jerry Cobb andJames Benefieldofficiating. Burial will be in Ranburne Cemetery. The body will be atRainwater-West Funeral Home until 10 a.m. Mrs. Brown dien Tuesday.Survivors include one daughter, Sarah Smith of Ranburne; three son, TheoBrown of Snellville, Ga., Doyle Brown of Heflin and Harold Brown of VillaRica,Ga.; one brother, Albert Estes of Bowdon, Ga.; two sisters, GraceYoung of Bowdon,Ga. , and Dot Burrerworth of Oxford ; eight grandchildren;15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs Brown, aCleburne County native, was a longtime resident of Carrollton . She was ahomemaker and a member of Ranburne First Baptist Church. She waspreceded by her husband, Jim Henry Brown, one brother, Haskel Brown, andone sister, Dura Crews.GRIFFIC,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for James Griffin Jr., 75, will be Friday at 2p.m. at Anniston Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Rev Floyd Willisofficiating. Mr. Griffin died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivorsinclude his wife, Nellie H. Griffin of Anniston; one daughter, Regina G. Pate ofAnniston; one son, James Tommy Griffin of Anniston; two grandchildren andone great-granddaughter. Mr. Griffin, a native of WayneCounty, Ga.,was aresident of Anniston for the past 43 years. He was retired from AnnistonOrdinance Depot after 30 years of service He was a member of WeaverCongregational Holiness Church.GRIFFITH,Wellington, Al. Services for Virginia Ann Hunt Griffith,63, will be Friday at 2p.m. at Crestwood Chapel with Rev John Hammonds officiating. Mrs Griffithdied Wednesday. Survivors include her husband, Carl Edwin Griffith; threesons, Randall Griffith, Greg Griffith and Roger Griffith; one daughter, GlendaPentecost; two brothers,Frank Hunt and J.B. Hunt; two sisters, Mary Mackeyand Louise Chestnut; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. MrsGriffith had worked at Masons store for 14years and was employed at Wal-Mart in East Gadsden for the past 18 years She was a member of NewLiberty Baptist Church for 45 years and was precede by one brother, Jessie Hunt.GOODWIN,Ohatchee, Al. Memorial services for Glenda Mae Goodwin, 65, formerly ofTallapoosa, Ga. will be today at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church ofOhatchee with Rev John Shaddix officiating and K.L. Brown FuneralHome&Crematory in charge. Mrs Goodwin died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Spears and Sue Lovvorn, both ofOhatchee, 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. Goodwin, anative of Floyd County, Ga. , was a resident of Calhoun County for eightyears.MOSLEY,Anniston, Al. Services for Lucile Cast Mosley, 77, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Hurbert L. Hicks andDavid Duke officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens Cemetery.The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home . MrsMosley died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center.REED,Ranburne, Al. Services for George Wesley Reed, 79, will be Friday at 2 p.m.at Rainwater-West Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Michael White and GaryStewart officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery inHaralson County, Ga. Mr. Reed died Wednesday at Tanner Medical Centerin Carrollton, Ga. Survivors include his wife, Della Harry Reed ; two sons,Larry Reed and Johnny Reed, both of Ranburne; five daughters, Betty Danielof Bowdon Ga., janice Crosson and Sherry Gebbs, both of Ranburne, KathyLovvorn of Woodland and Judy Hydrick of Carrollton Ga.; 17 grandchildrenand nine great-grandchildren. Mr. Reed, a Tuscaloosa County native, wasretired from Bremen-BowdonInvestment Company. He was preceded in deathby tow sons, Gene"Potts" Reed and Ronnie Reed.WILSON,White Plains, Al. Services for Harold M. Wilson,55, were Wednesday atNew Prospect Baptist Church with Rev. Rev. Sloan Gresham Jr. officiating.Burial was in White Plains Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Wilson died Tuesday. Survivors include his wife, Louise Wilson; two daughters, Eleshei Abernathy and Jacquelyn Gooden; four sons, Reginald Chatmon, Eric Chatmon, Keith Wilson and Rufus Wilson ; three sisters Mable Wilson, Elsie Jackson and Catherine Diamond; three brothers, Calvin Wilson, Cellous Wilson and Steve Wilson; and 14 grandchildren Mr. Wilson was a native of Calhoun County. THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 9, 1998 OBITUARIESALLEN,Oxford, Al. services for AnniseMae Allen, 76, will be Saturday at 1 p.m. atOak Ridge Baptist Church in Hobson City with Revs. C.J. Noble, Billy R.Morgan and Carey Heard officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemeteryin Anniston with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mrs Allen died Monday atStringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include three daughters, BerthaWilliams of Springfield, Mass., Rose Brown of Heflin and Elsie Ackles ofAnniston; two sons, Willie L. Ackles of Montgomery and Jimmie E. Ackles ofAnniston; one sister, Margie Cosby of Anniston; 28 grandchildren and 51great-grandchilkren. Mrs Allen was a retired homemaker.ATKINSON,Anniston, Al. Services for Colon Flint "Bo" AtkinsonIII,71, willbe Sunday at 2p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel. The Family will receive friends Sundayfrom noon until time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Atkinson diedThursday at Regional Medical Center. BENNETT, Roanoke, Al. Services for Mavie Dean Bennett, 62, will be today at 2 p.m. atQuattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. S.T. Janney officiating. Burial will be inCenter Chapel Church Cemetery. Mrs Bennett died Wednesday at RandolphCounty Hospital . Survivors include one daughter, Marsh Cosper of Roanoke;one son,, Hoyt S. Pinkard Jr. Of Roanoke;two sisters, Joyce Hall and JeanBarnett, both of Roanoke; ;one brother, James B. Bailey of Carrollton, Ga.;and two grandchildren. Mrs Bennett, a lifelong resident of Randolph County,had worked with Palm Beach and was a member of Center Chapel Church.She is preceded by her parents and three brothers, Gayrene Bailey, JerryBailey and Alford Bailey. BRYANT,Anniston , Al. Memorial services for Marion Leewallyn Bryant,74, will beSunday at 2 p.m. at Eulaton United Methodist Church with Johns Ridout'sSouthside of Birmingham in charge. Mrs Bryant died Dec. 24. Survivors include one son, David Alan BRyant of Birmingham; two brothers,John Calvin Lewallyn of Gadsden and Hugh Jefferson Lewallyn of Anniston;and one sister, Shirley Lewallyn Mundy of Anniston. Mrs Bryant, a native ofAnniston, Was a member of Eulaton United Methodist Church. She waspreceded by her husband, Ret. Lt. Col.George C. Bryant.DUNAGAN,Jacksonville,Al. Services for Tiffany Brooke Dunagan,4, will be announced byK.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory . The child died Thursday atChildren's Hospital. GARDNER,Alexandria, Al. Graveside services for Clara L. Gardner,83, will be Saturdayat 1 p.m. at Oak Bowery Cemetery with Rev Buel Brown officiating. Thefamily will receive friends tonight from 6-9 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home. MrsGardner died Wednesday at her home. Survivors include five daughters, CarolBennett and Nellie Wooten, both of Alexandria, Barbara Lackey and LindaFenzau, both of Jacksonvelle, and Betty Bryant of Cincinatti, Ohio, three sons,Henry Gardner and Jummy Gardner, both of Alexandria, and Donald Gardnerof Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Willie Gardner of Alexandria and Mecy Batsonof Jacksonville; 22 grandchildren ; 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Gardner a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County,was retired from Regional Medical Center after 17 years of service in thedietary department. She was a Baptost and was preceded by her husband,William Herman Gardner.MAHAFFEY,Eastaboga, Al. Services for Pearle Mahaffey, 100, will be announced by GrayBrown-Service Mortuary& Crematory. Mrs Mahaffey died Thresday atStringfellow Memorial Hospital.McLEOD,Centre, Al. Services for Emma B. McLeod, 79, will be Saturday at 3 p.m. atJordan Funeral Home Chapel with Revs Samuel Hopper and Gordon Hudginsofficiating. Mrs McLeod died Thrusday in Gadsden. Survivors include oneson, Harold Wayne Gossett of Centre; two daughters, ElaineHoopeer andJaney Davis, both of Centre; one brother, Carl Brannon of Centre; and onesister, Cecil Hudgins of Centre. Mrs McLeod, a Cherokee County native,was a housewife and was a member of the Holliness faith.MOSLEY,Anniston Al. Services for Lucile Cast Mosley, 77, will be Saturday at 11 a.m.at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Hurbert L. Hicks and DavidDuke officiating. Burial will be inAnniston Memorial Gardens. Mrs Moselydied Wednesday at Regional Medical Center, Survivors include twodaughters, Edith A. Brown of Anniston and Frances Harrison ofAlexandria;one son ,Marvin Mosley of Flowery Branch, Ga; one brother,Morgan Cast of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren andtwo great-great-grandchildren . Mrs Mosley, a native of Sylacauga, was aresident of Anniston and Blue Mountain for the past 58 years. She was retiredfrom Blue Mountain Industries after 35 years of service and was a member ofWord of life Tabernacle, . She was preceded in death by her husband, ThomasFrankMosley, and one daughter, Joyce Mills Coffin.MONEY,Centre , Al. Graveside services for Mary Edna Money,65, formerly of CedarBluff, will be today at 11 a.m. at Cedar Bluff Cemetery with Rev.John Tuckerofficiating. Miss Money died Wednesday in Cherokee County Nursing Home.She is sruvived by one sister, Frances Money of Birmingham. Miss Money, anative of Etowah County, lived most of her life in Cherokee County. She wasa member of Cedar Bluff First Baptist Church. PRESSLEY,Anniston Al. Graveside services for Gerald Edward Pressley, 67, will beSaturday at 11 a.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery with Miller Funeral Home incharge. Mr. Pressley died Thursday at his home. Survivors include onedaughter, Denise Griffin of Owensboro, Ky.; six sisters, Helen Patterson ofTalladega, Hazel Tipton,, Imo Gene Deffenbaugh and Barbara Poore, all ofAnniston, June Isabell of Eastaboga, and Marie Brown of Clanton; twoBrothers, Richard Pressley and Donald Pressley, both of Anniston; and onegrandson. Mr. Pressley, a native of Anniston, had lifed in Kentucky for 32years before returning to Anniston two years ago. He attended Faithful GospelChurch.WADDLE,Granbury, Texas Services for James Addison Waddle, 80, will be announcedby Hugh M. Moore& Sons Memorial Garden and Funeral Home of Arlington,Texas. Mr. Waddle died Thursday in Weatherford, Texas. Survivors includehis wife, Doris Waddle ; two sons, Chris Waddle, executive editor of TheAnniston Star, and James A. Waddle Jr. of Hurst Texas; a sister, MildredShepard of Lawton, Okla; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Born in Colorado, Mr. Waddle was a General Dynamics employee for 21years and was a 15year employee of LTV. WRIGHT,Birmingham, Al. Belle Mears Wright,84, formerly of Anniston passed awayJanuary 8,1998. She was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church inAnniston and retired from Ft. McClellan. She was preceded by her husband,E.W. Wright; parents, Sadie Wagner and William Mears and brothers Emmett,Dane, and Louie Mears. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law EugeneG. "Bunky" and Linda C. Wright of Chattanooga, Tenn. ; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Jerry Lockridge of Birmingham and granchildren, Mark andTanya Hartley of Birmingham and Bryan and Dana Wrught of Chattanooga;sisters-in-law, Christine and Mary Mears; niece, Ann Coker and newphew,Sherman Mears. Memorial services will be held on Saturday at ForestlawnGardens in Anniston at 2:30, with Dr. Billy Kitchens and Dr Billy Harrisofficiating.JOHNSON,Jacksonville, Al. Funeral services for Douglas Y. Johnson, 70, were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tim Bailey and Terry Johnson officiating. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Mr. Johnson died Monday at Regional Medical Center in Anniston He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred B. Johnson, Jacksonville; daughter Carol Hays of Guntersville .sister, Dora Sue Angel , Jacksonville; brothers Curtis Johnson Jacksonville and James Johnson of Oxford; grandson, Phillip Israel , of Perdido Key,Florida. Mr. Johnson was a member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville National Education Associaton , Alabama Vocational Education Association, and the Gamecock Club at J.S.U. He was a WWII veteran and in the Army of Occupation on Korea.THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 10, 1998, OBITUARIESATKINSON,Anniston, Al.Services for Colon Flint "Bo" AtkinsonIII,71 will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at GrayBrown-ServiceChapel with Revs. Frank McKinney and Guy Howellofficiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. The family willl receive friendsSunday from noon until time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Atkinson diedThursday at Stringfekkow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his wife,Mary H. Atkinson ; three sons, Thomas C Atkinson of Eastaboga, Timothy A.Atkison of North Carolina and Chioley M. Atkinson of Fla.; threegrandchildren. Mr. Atkinson, a native and lifelong resident of Anniston, was aveteran of WWII and was retired from Anniston Army Depot. He was amember of LaGrande Avenue Church of Christ.BASSETT,Franklin, Ga. Services for James Samuel Bassett, 63, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel in Roanoke with Revs. Mark Barlow, BobbyKirby and Gerald Sheppard officiating. Burial will be in Randolph MemoryGardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.at the funeral home. Mr. Bassett died Friday at West Georgia MedicalCenter.Survivors include his wife, Faye Endress Bassett ; three sons, JamesRodney Bassett and Malcom Bassett, both of Wadley, and Jason Bassett ofFranklin; one brother, B.J. Bassett of Roberta, Ga.; and two grandchildren.Mr. Bassett, a native of Randolph County, was a self-employed carpenter,; Hewas a member of Paran Baptist Church.CAMBRON,Gadsden, Al. Graveside services for Vearleen Cambron,73, will be Sunday at3 p.m. at Highland Cemetery with Rev. Herald Epperson officiating andMickelsen-McGee Funeral Home in charge. Mrs Cambron died Friday atMcGuffey Health Care Center in Gadsden. Survivors include one son, PhillipGreen of Gadsden; three sisters, Juanita Fisher of Birmingham , JackieMcAllister of Gadsden and Dean Roffman of Albuquerque, N.M.; onebrother, Henry Green on Gadsden; and one grandchild. Mrs Cambron, anative of Calhoun County, lived in Gadsden for the past four years. She was amember of Trinity Baptist Church in Piedmont.CREEL,Anniston Al. Graveside services for Betty Creel, 63, will be Sunday at 2 p.m.at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Choccolocco with Rev. Charles W. Rutherfordofficiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory. Mrs Creel died Friday at Ruverview Hospitalin Gadsden. Survivors include one sister, Rena Austin, and one brother,Charles Creel, both of Anniston. Mrs Creel, a longtime resident of Anniston,was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Piedmont. DUNAGAN,Jacksonville, Al. Services for Tiffany Brooke Dunagan,4, will be Sunday at 2p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Charles Parris and RaySmith officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeralhomeThe youth died Thursday at Childrens Hospital in Birmingham. Survivorsinclude her parents, Gary Wayne Dunagan and April Jenkins Dunagan, both ofJacksonville; one sister, Brittany Dunagan of Jacksonville; two brothers, TylerDunagan and Jacob Dunagan , both of Jacksonville; her grandparents, Alfredand Brenda Dunagan and Sheila Burgess, all of Jacksonville; and WebbJenkins of Piedmont; and her great-grandparents Charles and Bertha Parris ofJacksonville and Johnnie Sue Jenkins of Georgia.. Miss Dunagan was a nativeand lifelong resident of Calhoun County.FREEMAN,Wadley, Al. Services for Authur Aubrey Freeman, 53, will be Sunday at 3:30p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral home Chapel with Revs. Tim Whaley and LarryCosper officiating. Burial will be in Wadley City Cemetery. The family willreceive friends tonight from 5-8 at the funeral home. Mr. Freeman died Fridayat Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham. Survivors include onedaughter, Debbie Reaves of LaFayette; one son, John Freeman of Wadley; inesister, Loretta Erwin of Wadley; one brother, Argus Freeman of Wadley; andtwo grandchildren. Mr. Freeman, a lifelong resident of Randolph County, wasa veteran of the Vietnam War and was an insurance salesman forLibertyNational for several years. He was a member of Veterans of ForeignWars, the Wadley Quarterback Club, the board of trustees ant Wadley HighSchool and the Mountain Springs Baptist Church.KIRBY,Weaver, Al. Graveside services for Daniel Kirby,97, will be Sunday at 11 a.m.at Halls Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Henry Melton officiating. The family willreceive friends tonight from 6-8 at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary &Crematory. Mr. Kirby died Friday at Wessex House in Jacksonville. Survivors include his wife, Margie Shaw Kirby; three daughters, Lila Phillips ofNorth Carolina, Clara Meltonof Florence and Joyce Clark of Alexandria; fivesons, Douglas Kirby and Jerry Kirby, both of Weaver, Cecil Kirby of BlueMountain, Kyle Kirby of Saks and Dwight Kirby of Alexandria; 22grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.Mr. Kirby was preceded by one son, Elbert Kirby, and one daughter, MaryKirby Bragg.KNIGHT,Talladega, Al. Services for Herman Levon Knight, 71, will be today at 2p.m. at Dry Valley Baptist Church with Revs. Penny Drummond and JackyMorgan officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery The body will be atthe church an hour before services. Usrey Brown Service is in charge of thearrangements. Mr. Knight died Thursday at Citizens Baptist Cedical Center. Survivors include his wife, Elinor C. Knight of Talladega; two daughters, JanetLynn Miers and Karen Joy Dean, both of Sylacauga; two sons, Barry LevonKnight of Oxford and Terry Neil Knight of Indianapolis, Ind.; five sisters,Louise McKinney of MorganTown, W. Va., Marjorie Solley of Birmingham,Lois Harris, Judy Matherson and Aileen Allen , all of Talladega; one brother,Edwin Knight of Talladega; 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr.Knight, a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County, was retired fromHunter Plastics and was a former employee of Rust Engineering. He helpedbuild Logan Martin Dam and Henry Neely Dam.JOHNSON,Anniston, Al Services for Virgil M. Johnson Jr., 51 , will be announced byErvin Funeral Chapel. Mr. Johnson died Friday at Regional Medical CenterMAHAFFEY,Coldwater, Al. Services for Pearl Hayes Mahaffey, 100, will be Sunday at 2p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church with Revs. Ralph Abernathy and HaroldPayne officiating. Burial will bbe in Coldwater Baptist Church Cemetery.Thefamily will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary &Crematory. Mrs. Mahaffey died Thursday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include six daughters, Lavelle Stewart and Sue Smith of Birmingham,Polly Carter and Carrie Brafford, both of Coldwater, Lillie Daniel of Bynumand Edna Grimes of GReensboro, NC.; one son John Mahaffey of Coldwater;two sisters, Carrie Stewart of Texas and Mardulia Sears of Lettle Rock, Ark,;two brothers, Lavone Haynes of Friendship and Dawson Haynes of Lincoln;68 grandchildren ;126 great-grandchildren and 62 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs Mahaffey, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was ahousewife. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and waspreceded by her husband, Ed Mahaffey , Five sons, and three daughters. Shecelebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 16, 1997.MARTIN,Gadsden Al. Services for Vester L Martin will be today at 2 p.m. at FirstBaptist Church of East Gadsden. Survivors include two sons, Vester L. MartinJr. of Fort Stewart, Ga. , and Timothy R. Martin of Birmingham; twodaughters, Pam Garrett and Rita Brewster, both of Gadsden; and one brother,John Martin of Anniston.PRESSLEY,Anniston Al. Graveside services for Gerald Edward Pressley,66, will beSunday at 2 p.m. at Maple Grove Cemetery with Revs Hubert Foster andKelly Lee officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-8at MillerFuneral Home . Mr. Pressley died Thursday at his home Survivors include onedaughter, Denise Griffin of Owensboro,Ky; six sisters, Helen Patterson ofTalladega. Hazel Tipton,Imo Gene Deffenbaugh and Barbara Poore, all ofAnniston , June Isabell of Eastovoga and Marie Brown of Clanton; twobrothers, Richard Pressley and Donald Pressley, both of Anniston; and onegrandson. Mr. Pressley, a native of Anniston, had lived in Kentucky for 32years before returning to Anniston two years ago Wh was retired from theGeneral Electric Plant. He attended Faithful Gospel Church and was precededby his wife, Nina Cross, and one son, Gerald Edward Pressley Jr.PRUIETT,Centre, Al. Services for Paul Samuel Pruiett, 66, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. atJordan Funeral home Chapel with Rev.Tommy Balley officiating . Burial willbe in Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Pruiett died Thursday in Gadsden. Survovorsinclude one son, James F. Pruiett of Jacksonville, Fla; three daughters, LindaSue Pruiett of Centre, Frances Ann Pruiett and Joyce Motes both ofPiedmont;two brothers, Roosevelt Pruiett of Hespria, Calif,. and Ed Pruiett ofHinesville, Ga.; one sister, Imogene Kelso of Poplar Bluff, Miss.; and ninegrandchildren. Mr. Pruiett, a native of Cherokee County, was self-employed.He was a Baptist and was preceded by his wife, Johnnie Frances Pruiett.WADDLE,Granbury, Texas. Graveside services for James Addison Waddle, 80, will be today at 11 a.m. at Moore Memorial Gardens with Hugh M. Moore & Sons Memorial Garend and Funeral Home of Arlington,Tx. in charge. Mr. Waddle died Thursday in Weatherford, Texas. Survivors include his wife, Doris Waddle; two sons, Chris Waddle of Anniston, and James A. Waddle Jr. of Hurst, Texas; a sister ,Mildred Shepard of Lawton, Okla; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Born in Clolrado, Mr. Waddle was an employee of General Dynamics for 21 years and was a 15 year employee of LTV. THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 11, 1998 OBITUARIESNIX,Ragland, Al. Services fro Fred R. Nix,90,will be 2 p.m. today at Chapel HillFuneral Chapel of Pell City, with Rev. Ives Harris Sr. officiating. Burial willfollow at Broken Arrow Cemetery in Ragland. Mr. Nix died Friday at St.Clair Regional Hospital in Pell City. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Nix ; twosons, Jimmy Nix and Jerry Nis, both of Ragland; one grandson, Wayne Nix;and one great-granddaughter. Mr. Nix was a native and lifelong resident of St.Clair County. He was retired from Avondale Mills and a member of Broke Arrow Baptist Church.HANEY,Piedmont,Al. Services for Mary Joan Haney,64, will be Monday at 11 a.m.at Thompson Funeral Home, with Revs John Hammonds and Tony Shubertofficiating. Burial will follow in Piedmont Memory Gardens. Mrs. Haney diedSaturday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include threedaughters, Darlene Johns of Alexandria, Ginger Dalrymple of Saks and PaulaStewart of Sharpsburg, Ga.; three sons, Paul Matthew Haney, Terry WayneHaney and Daniel Lee Haney, all of Piedmont; her father James C. Bryan ofGadsden; one brother,James Ronald Bryan of Saks; eight grandchildren andtwo great-grandchildren. Mrs Haney was a Piedmont resident most of her life.She was a homemaker and Atterded Exterded Hand Church. She waspreceded by her husband, Rev. Paul M. Haney.HARRIS,Lineville, Al. Services for John C Harris,84, will be today at 2 p.m. in thechapel of Clay County Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Keith officiating. Burialwill follow in Clay County Memory Gardens. Mr. Harris died Friday at Dr.C.P. Horn/Clay County Nursing home. Survovors include his wife, LourieHarris; seven sisters, Eunice Bolt and Bernice Fetner both of Ashland; CleoneGerman of Lacy Springs,; Mary Gibson and Louise Holman of Alexander CitySue Fowler of Lineville; and Sara Tidwell of Pensacola Fa.; one brother,Nathan Harris of Cantonment, Fla.; two granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Harris was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County.He was a retired cattle and poultry producer a member of the AlabamaCattlemen's Association and the Alabama Poultry Association and a memberof the Clay County Soil and Water Conversation Board. Mr. Harris waspreceded by his son , Bobby Harris.McCOMB,Anniston Al Graveside services for Howard L. McComb,90, will be Mondayat 11 a.m. at Forestlawn Gardens with Gray Brown-Services Mortuary andCrematory in charbe. Mr. McComb died Saturday at Wessex House inJacksonville. Survivors include one Rosemary Evans of Anniston; one son,Harris McComb of Jacksonville; two sisters, Nellie Pettus and Mary Maddox,both of DeArmanville; three granddaughters, ; one great-granddaughter. Mr.Mc.comb was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County and a memberof DeArmanville United Methodist Church. He was preceded by his wife,Mary Parnell McComb.PRUITT,Ohatchee, Al. Services for Nomie Juanita Pruitt,78, will be 11 a.m. Mondayat the Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel Burial will be at Ragan's ChapelCemetery. Mrs Pruitt died Saturday at her home. Suriviors include herhusband, Thurman G Pruitt of Ohatchee; three daughters, Mildren J.Vance ofAuburn; Margaret M. Sullivan of Ohatchee and Brenda N. Knight of GoldenSprings; two sons, Kenneth Pruitt and Willard Pruitt, both of Ohatchee; a sisterElizabeth Bennett of Albertville; three brothers; James Halcombe and MoseHolcombe both of Dalton, Ga.; and Jessie Holcombe of Tennessee, 14grandchildren, 30great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. MrsPruitt, a native of Marshall County, was a resident of Ohatchee and a memberof Boiling Springs Baptist Church.SHULCH,Talladega, Al. Graveside services for Walter Lewis Shulch,73, will be 11 a.m.Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery with Usrey Funeral Home in charge. Mr.Shulch died Saturday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega. Survivors include his wife, Bena J. Shulch ; a daughter, Peggy J. Shirey ofTalladega; seven sonm Michael Shulch, James D. Shulch, W.L. Shulch, Bill J.Shulch all of Talladega, Franky Shulch of Anniston, Wayne Shulch ofColumbus, Ga. and Steve Shulch of Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Beatrice Hicksof Sylacauga and Mary McCall of Virginia; nine grandchildren, and fiur great-grandchildren. Mr. Shulch was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega and aveteran of WWIISTEEN,Woodland,Al. Services for Beulah Ruth Steen,62, will be Monday at 2p.m.at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gary Baugh officiating, Burial willfollow at Randolph Memory Gardens, Mrs Steen died Friday at CherokeeBaptist Medical Center in Centre. Survivors include three daughters, MaryVirginia Brewster of Leesburg. Debra Joyce Smith of Roanoke and April KayMcCollough of Newell; four sons, James Thomas Bailey of Millbrook, MichaelRay Bailey of New Site, Dennis Richard Bailey of Abilene,Texas and GerogwBrant Steen of Gleen Ga.; three sisters, Myrtle Brand of Rock Mills, AnnieMae Miller of Opelika and Myrtle Desear of Bradleton, Fla.; 13 grandchildrenand three great grandchildren.YARBROUGH,Conyers, Ga. Services for Dorsey Chris Yarbrough,46, formerly of Randolph County, will be announced by Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee. Mr. Yarbrough died Friday in Conyers. THE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 12, 1998 OBITUARIESDAUGHERTY,Lineville, Al. Services for Lessie D. Daugherty,96, will be announced byBenefield Funeral Home of Lineville. Mrs Daugherty died Sunday at ClayCounty Hospital.JOHNSON, Anniston, Al. Services for Virgil M. Johnson, 51, will be Tuesday, 11 a.m. at14th Street Church of Christ with James Watson officiating. Burial will be atMaple Grove Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Mr. Johnsondied Friday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, JacquelineJohnson ; a daughter, Monica T. Johnson of Anniston; a son, Jarmarco D.Stewart of Anniston; His parents, Edith and Virgil Johnson Sr. of Anniston ;two sisters, Ceanious Johnson and Priscilla Johnson both of Stone Mountain,Ga.; and a brother, Noah Johnson of Decatur,Ga. Mr. Johnson, a native ofAnniston was a member of 14th Street Church of Christ and was a Vietnamveteran.KERNS,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Grover Egara Sanders Kerns,96,formerly of Anniston and Oxanna are today at 1 p.m. at the ForestlawnCemetery with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory in charge. MrsKerns died Saturday at Colonial Pines Nursing Home. She is survived by anumber of nieces and nephews. Mrs Kerns was a native of Buchanan, Ga.and grew up in Albertville.McFRY,Piedmont, Al. Services for Adger F. "Mob" McFry, 86, will be Tuesday at 11a.m. at Mickelson McGee Brown-Service Funeral Home with Revs. EricArrington and Tommy Ledbetter officiating. Burial will be in Hanks Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. Mr.McFry died Sunday at Piedmont health Care Center. Survivors include twodaughters, Betty Needham and Lena M. Wilson both of Piedmont; a sonDwight G. McFry of Piedmont; a brother, Archie McFry of Gallatin, Mo.;seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers are Raymond Laminack, Maurice Cole, AllenNeedham , Paul Needham, Billy McFry and Chris Gilmer. Mr. McFry was anative and lifelong resident of Piedmont. He was a retired heavy equopmentoperator and a member of Campground United Methodist Church. NICHOLSON,Services for Leslie Howard Nicholson, 53, fof Anniston, will be announced byErvin Funeral Chapel. Mr. Nicholson died Sunday at Stringfellow MemorialHospital.YARBROUGH,Conyers, Ga.. Services for Dorsey Christopher "Chris" Yarbrough, 46, formerly of Randolph County, are today at 10 a.m. at Pleasant hill Methodist Church in Wadley, with Rev. Zenus Windsor officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Yarbrough died Friday. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Yarbrough; a son Joey Glenn Yarbrough of Conyers; and three brothers, Jerry H. Yarbrough of Mansfield, Ga., Virgil W. Yarbrough of Ogden, Utah, and Jane Paul Yarbrough of Logansville, Ga. Mr. Yarbrough, a nstive of Troup County, Ga. worked in the food industry for 22 years. He was a Protestant and a veteran of the U.S. AirForceTHE ANNISTON STAR, JANUARY 13, 1998 OBITUARIESBEARD,Mobile Al. Gravesides fervices for Dr. Andrew J. Beard, 90, of Mobile will betoday at 11 a.m. at New Highland Cemetery, Anniston with Rev. WoodfinGrove officiating and Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge. Dr. Bearddied Saturday in Mobile. Survivors include a daughter, Julia B. Johnson ofMobile; a son, C. Andrew Beard of Atlanta; a sister, Mrs C.C. Bales ofAtlanta; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. AJacksonville/Anniston native, Dr. Beard had lived in Mobile for the past sixyears. Dr. Beard was a WWII veteran and a former member of the W.P.Acker Sunday School Class at the First United Methodist Church of Anniston.DAUGHERTY,Lineville, Al. Services for Lessie Vada Daugherty,96, of Lineville will be todayat 3 p.m. at Benefield Funeral home Chapel with Revs. L.C. Harris andEldridge Summerlin officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery in Delta. Mrs Daugherty died Sunday at Clay County Hospital. Survivors include twodaughters. Flossie Nelson of Millerville, and Geneva Farr of Lanett; two sons,Alvert Iverson Daugherty of Anniston and H.T. Daugherty of Gainesville, Ga. ;10 grandchildren and 18great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.Mrs Daugherty, a native and lifelong resident of Clay County, was ahomemaker She was a member of Old New Home Christian Church and hadAttended Blacks Chapel Methodist Church.DEMPSEY,Piedmont, Al. Services for Earl B. Dempsey, 74, will be today at 2 p.m. atThompson Funeral Home with Rev. Don Henley officiating. Burial will be inHighland Cemetery. Mr. Dempsey died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital. Survivors include his wife Mary Alwayne Dempsey; three daughters, JackieLedbetter and Barbara Amberson, both of Piedmont, and Janet Mobley ofJacksonville; one son, Joseph E. Dempsey of Piedmont; three sisters, BlancheThurston of Oswego, N.Y. , Helen Ledbetter and Grace Spears, both ofPiedmont; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Dempsey, anstive of Calhoun County, was retired from Anniston Foundry . He was aUnited States Army veteran of WWII and a recipient of the Purple Heart. Hewas a member of Lozahatchee Masonic Lodge#97 F&AM and a Christian.FULMER,Talladega, Al. Services for Margaret H. Fulmer, 83, will be today at 2 p.m. atUsrey Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Susie Knedlik officiating Burial will bein Hepzibah Cemetery. Mrs Fulmer died Sunday at Talladega Health CareCenter, Survivors include her husband, Milliam Asner Fulmer ; one daughter,Dorothy Jean Malone of Decatur; two sons Charles W. Fulmer of Opp andRichard L. Fulmer of Talladega; two sisters, Velma Parks and Lola VernellParks, both of Talladega; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren . MrsFulmer a native oand lifelong resicent of Talladega County, was a retiredLunchroom supervisor at Jonesview School. She was a member of ConcorstUnited Methodist Church.HIGBSIBM Lineville, Al. Services for Eunice Johnson ,87, of Lineville will be announcedby Garrett Funeral Home. Mrs Johnson died Monday at Clay CountyHospital.KELLEY,Gadsden, Al. Services for Claude W. Kelley, 85, formerly of Anniston, will betoday at 12:30 p.m. at Collier-Butler Chapel with Rev. Buster Latimerofficiating. Burial will be in Anniston memorial Gardens. Mr. Kelley diedSaturday at McGuffey Health Care Center. Survivors include two sisters,Mary Jo Blevins and Margarett Taylor. Mr. Kelley servied in WWOo andretired from Anniston Ordinance Depot. He was a member of New HavenBaptist Church and Was preceded in death by his wife, Mittis Mayo Kelley.KITCHENS, Heflin Al. Services for Ollie M. Kitchens,89, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. atFirst United Methodist Church of Heflin with Rev. Lamar Davis officiating.Burial will be in Union Hill Church Cemetery, The family will receive friendsWednesday from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. at Dryden Funeral home. The body will beat the Church an hour before services. Mrs. Kitchens died Monday atCleburne County Nursing home.MINTZ,Oxford, Al. Services for Sarah B. Mintz, 87, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. atGray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Billy Reding officiating. Burial will be inNew Highland Cemetery. Mes . Mintz died Sunday at StringfellowMemorialHospital. Survivors include one son, Dennis Mintz of Sarasota, Fla.; foursisters,Jimmie Lee Balkin of Anniston, Eugenia Mitchell of Decatur, RubyMack of Laurel, Miss ., andMary Lou Retty of Venice , Fla.; and threebrothers, William H. Box and Richard Allen Box, both of Anniston, and GeraldBox of Paducha, Ky. Mrs Mintz a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, wasretired from the Fort McClellan Chemical School as the supervicory editor in1972. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Anniston andthe Nissa Coker Sunday Class. She was preceded by her husband, Troy C.Mintz. MORGAN, Miramar, Fla. Services for Troy Hanson Morgan, 68, formerly of Oxford, willbe today in Florida. Mr. Morgan died Jan. 10 at his home. Survivors includehis wife, Carleen Morgan of Miramat; two sons, Larry Morgan and TroyMorgan , both of Miramar; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Mr. Morgan was a native of Goldridge.RUSSELL,Oxford, Al. Memorial services for Robert G. Russell, 76, will be Wednesdayat 11 a.m. at Oxford Memorial Gardens with K.L. Brown Funeral Home&Crematory in charge. Mr. Russell died Friday in Calhoun County. Survivorsinclude one nephew; and friends Vera and Frank Boullemet. Mr. Russell, anative of Oxford, was a veteran of WwII and was retired from Lily-Tulip CupCorp. He attended the University of Alabama. SHAW,Anniston , Al. Services for Mary H. Shaw, 61, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m.at Gray Brown-Service Chapel. Burial will be on Forestlawn Gardens. Thefamily will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home . Mrs Shaw diedtoday at her home. TUCKER,Lineville, Al. Services for Buford Lee Tucker, 71, of Llineville, formerly ofAnniston, will be today at 11 a.m. at Mr. Moriah Baptost Church with RevJerry Edge officiating . Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery . The familywill receive friends today until 10 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Home. Mr. Tuckerdied Monday at the Lineville Nursing Facility. Survivors include one sister,Clara Nettles of Lineville; and one Brother, Floyd Tucker of Anniston. Mr.Tucker, a native of Carroll County, Ga. was a member of Mt. Moriah BaptistChurch.WADSWORTH, Griffin, Ga. Graveside services for Hazel Devain Wadsworth,77, of Griffin,Ga., will be today at 11 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke with Rev.Harold Brown officiaing. Quattlebaum Funeral HOme of Roanoke will be incharge. Mrs Wadsworth died Sunday at Spaulding Regional Hospital .Survivors include two sons, Jack B. Wadsworth of Griffin, Ga. , and RichardCarl Wadsworth of Zebulon, Ga. ;two sisters, Geneva Bartlett of West Pointand Geraldine Coggins of Conyers, Ga.; one brother, Harold Brown of Foley;three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs Wadsworth, a RandolphCounty native, was a self-employed beautician. She was a member of TrinityBaptist Church and was preceded by her husband, Jack W. Wadsworth.WIGGINS,Newell, Al. Services for Eugenia Ann Wiggins,62 will be announced by Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee. Mrs Wiggins died Monday at Wedowee Hospital.THE ANNISTON STAR , JANUARY 14, 1998, OBITUARIESDAVIS, Brown Mills, N.J. Services for Bevell Davis, 89, will be announced byAnniston Funeral Service. Mrs Davis, formerly of Anniston , died Sunday inBrown Mills.HARBIN, Rainbow City, Al. Services for Rebecca N. Harbin, 49, will be Thursday at12:30 p.m. at Collier-Burler Chapel with Dr. Richard Trader officiating. Burialwill be in Rainbow Memorial Park, Ms. Harbin died Monday. Survivorsinclude one sister, Virginia H. Salzman of Tuscon, Ariz.; and one brother,William C. Harbin of Montgomery. Ms. Harbin, a native of Anniston, was aresident of Rainbow City for the past six years. She was a member of theTwelfth Street Baptist Church where she was a volunteer with the tutoring andFeed My Sheep Programs. She was also a volunteer with American RedCross.HUGHES,Anniston , Al. Services for Henry Paul Hughes, 57, will be Thursday at 2 p.m.at Miller Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery. Mr. Hughesdied Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, PatwyHughes ; one daughter, Jessica Hughes of Anniston; two sons, Phillip Hughesof Blue Mountain and Shane Hughes of Anniston; four sisters, MaryYarbrough of Arab, Martin Siskey and Mona Wade, both of Anniston, andViolet Dickerson of Wedowee; six brothers, Herbert Hughes of Piedmont,Harold Hughes, Haskel Hughes, and Harvey Hughes, all of Anniston, HowardHughes of Holly Hill , Fla., and Horace Hughes of Titusville, Fla.; andfourgrandchildren. Mr. Hughes, a lifelong resident of Calhoun County, wasemployed by Larry Jennings Body Shop. He was preceded by his parents,Daniel and Pearl Hughes, and one sister, Maxine Hudgins. KEITH,Rockford, Ill . Services for Henry Lee Keith,57, of ockford, Ill., formerly ofAlpine, will be announced by Sims Funeral Service. Mr. Keith died Saturday at Court Yard Terrace in Illinois. KITCHENS,Heflin, Al. Services for Ollie M. Kitchens, 89, will be today at First UnitedMethodist Church of Heflin with Rev. Lamar David officiating. Burial will be inUnion Hill Cemetery. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge.Mrs Kitchens died Monday at Cleburne County Nursing Home. Survivorsinclude two daughters, Elizabeth K. Brent of Birmingham and Carolyn K.Jennings of Montgomery; four grandchildren and fuve great-grandchildren. Mrs Kitchens, a lifelong resident of Cleburne County, was a member of theFirst United Methodist, Church of Heflin.MANGE,Anniston, Al. Graveside services for Pauline A. Mange,70, will be Thursday at2p.m. at Edgemont Cemetery. Gray Brown -Service mortuary & Cermatory. in charge Mrs. Mange died Tuesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital. Survivors include two sisters, Sara Jane Tucker Thomas of Anniston and IreneAdams Taylor of Saks. mrs Mange, a native and resident of Calhoun County,was retired from Colonial Pines Health Care Facility. She was a Baptist andwas preceded by her husband, Frank W. Mange.MARTIN,Gadsden , Al. Services for Vester L. Martin Sr., 53, were Jan. 10 at the FirstBaptist Church, East Gadsden, with Rev. G. Cook officiating. Burial was inForestlawn Cemetery, Gadsden, with Watson and Sons Funeral Home ofGadsden in charge. Mr. Martin died Jan. 3. Survivors include two daughters,Pam Garrett and Rita Brewster, both of Gadsden; two sons, Vester L. MartinJr. of Fort Stewart, Ga. and Timothy R. Martin of Birmingham; a sister, MaryA. Huff of Gadsden; and a brother, John Martin of Anniston; and care givers,Mary F. Booker of Anniston , Dora Staton of Hobson City and Oscar L.Whiteside of Gadsden. Born in Etowah County, Mr. Martin was a member ofPure holiness Church of East Gadsden . He was prededed by his parents, Mr.and Mrs Johnny Martin , a dauthter, Beverly Glovers, three borthers and twosisters.PHILLIPS,Ashland, Al. Services for Madge Irene Daniel Phillips, 99, of Ashland will betoday at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Ashland. withBenefield Funeral Home of Ashland in charge. Mrs Phillips, formerly ofBirmingham died Monday. Survivors include two daughters, Gay Donahue ofMontgomery, Key Young of Ashland; two sons, Charole S. Phillips II ofBirmingham and E. Avery Phillips Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn; 13 grandchildren andeight great- grandchildren. Born in Detroit , Mrs Phillips was the daughter ofMethodist evangelist W. T. Daniel and Mary Jane Logan Daniel Mrs Phillipsmoved to Ashland in 1942 and was active in the First Methodist Church aschairman of the Parsonage Committee for many years. She was also precededby her oldest daughter, Mary Jane Hearn of Montgomery.RUSSELL, Oxford, Al. Memorial services for Robert G. Russell 76 will be today at 2p.m. at oxford memorial Gardens with K.L. Brown Funeral home &Crematory of Jacksonville in charge. Mr. Russell died Friday in CalhounCounty.SHAW, Anniston Al. Services for Mary H. Shaw, 61, will be today at 2 p.m. at GrayBrown-Service Mortuary with Ken Casey officiating. Burial will be inforestlawn Gardens. Mrs Shaw died Tuesday at her home. Survivors includea daughter, Marisa Buttram of Birmingham ; three sons. Greg Haynes ofHuntsville and Keith Haynes and Michael Haynes, both of Anniston. ; andthree grandchildren, Crystal and Cody Haynes and Tessa Buttram. A lifelongAnniston resident, Mrs Shaw was a member of the Church of the Cross andwas employed by McCoy United Methodist Church.WIGGINS, Newell, Al. Services for Eugenia Ann McClurg Wiggins ,62, will be today at2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Revs. Louie Olds and Chris Mitchellofficiating. Burial will be in Union BaptistChurch Cemetery. Survivors includeher husband, Alpha Wiggins. of Newell one daughter, Cathy Olds of Newell;one son, Randy Wiggins of Jacksonville, one sister, Beth Wideman ofBirmingham; two brothers, James R. McClurg of Destin, Fal., and Roger H.McClurg of Roanoke; and three grandchildren , Mrs Wiggins, a native ofRandolph County, was a retired seamstress. She was a member of UnionBaptist Church.WYATT,Centre, Al. Srevices for Horace Wyatt, 63, will be today at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral home Chapel with Revs. Bobby Price ,Sadie Hinderson , Warren Booker and James Aaron officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens. Mr. Wyatt died Monday in Cherokee Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Wyatt; three sons, Samuel Lee Wyatt of Gadsden ,Johnny M. Wyatt of Centre and Alton W. Wyatt of St Thomas Island; four daughters, Constance Woods of Leesburg, Marcia Bush of Gadsden, Tammy Covington of Cave Springs, Ga. and Allison Bowers of Centre; his mother, Rosie Lee Wyatt of Centre; two sisters, Annie Pearl Kennon and Joyce Ann Wyatt, both of Gadsden four brothers, Tommy Lee Wyatt and Charles Wyatt , both of Toledo Ohio,David Lee Wyatt and Eugene Wyatt, both of Centre; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mr. Wyatt , a native and lifelong resident of Centre, was employed with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Department and Trinity Casket Company. He was a member of St Mary's United Methodist Church where he servied on the usher board He was preceded by his father, David Lee Wyatt, and one son, Charles E. Wyatt.
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