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08-08-1998 

Burgess
WELLINGTON
Services for Audie O. Burgess, 68, of 1686 Websters Chapel Road, will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Griffith officiating. Burial will be in Mt. View Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Burgess died Friday at Jacksonville Hospital.

Embry
Services for Mary Alice Embry, 75, of #7-B Barber Terrace, Anniston, will be announced by Anniston Funeral Services.
Mrs. Embry died Tuesday at her home.

Evans
PELL CITY
Services for Willie Evans, 45, of 1805 Kings Circle, will be today at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Cropwell with Pastor W.L. Martin officiating. Burial will be in Greenfield Church Cemetery. The body will be at the church an hour before services. Sims Funeral Service will direct.
Mr. Evans died Wednesday at St. Clair Regional Medical Hospital.
Survivors include four brothers, Gregory Evans of Detroit, and Alvin Evans, Michael Evans and Hugh Jordan, all of Pell City; and three sisters, Rosalee Smith, Willie L. Evans and Gwendolyn McGraw, all of Pell City.
Pallbearers will be brothers and friends.

Feazell
SAKS
Services for Edith Opal Feazell, 86, of Saks, will be Sunday at 3:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Bill Snow and Hubert Ford officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Feazell died Friday at Colonial Pines Health Care in Oxford.
Survivors include two sons, Louie Feazell and Doy Feazell, both of Saks; a sister, Lura Dickerson of Saks; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Donny Turner, Adam Parton, Tim Huddleston, Raymond Feazell, Willie Frank Fleming, Billy Feazell and Bruce Tankersley.
Mrs. Feazell, a native of Clay County, had lived in the Blue Mountain and Saks area most of her life. She was a member of Edgewood Congregational Methodist Church of Anniston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Feazell; a daughter, Martel Turner; and several brothers and sisters.
Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to the Edgewood Congregational Methodist Church.

Fluker
Services for Robert Fluker, 44, of 2508 Norwood Ave., Anniston, will be today at 3 p.m. at Ervin Funeral Chapel with Rev. Eugene McGhee Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Oconee Cemetery in Oxford. The body will lie in state from 8 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.
Mr. Fluker died Monday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Tishonda Monkee Fluker and Monica Groce, both of Anniston; two sons, Robert Fluker Jr. of Fort Hood, Texas, and Torris Antonio Fluker of Anniston; four sisters, Shirley Dixon of Anniston, Mary A. Ferrell, Linda A. Lumas and Betty J. Wright, all of Hobson City; four brothers, Percy W. Fluker and Sylvester Fluker, both of Oxford, and R.C. Fluker and Jimmy Fluker, both of Hobson City; and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be friends.
Mr. Fluker, a lifelong resident of Anniston, was an employee of Union Foundry for 25 years.

Hobdy
Services for Gregory Hobdy, 26, of 930 Jefferson Ave., Anniston, will be today 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Hobson City with Rev. J.L. Stringer officiating. Burial will be in the Oconee Cemetery with Anniston Funeral Service in charge.
Mr. Hobdy died Monday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a son, Gregory Dion Hobdy of Hobson City; his mother, Catherine Green S. Green of Anniston; his father, Charlie Hobdy of Florala; a brother, Charles B. Hobdy of Anniston; and his grandmother, Connie Hobdy of Florala.
Pallbearers will be Andrew Streeter, Charles Hobdy, Quincy Barclay, Carnell Barclay, Randy Stone and Michael Stone.
Mr. Hobdy, a lifelong resident, was an employee of Shoney's of Anniston. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Johnson
Services for Howard H. Johnson Jr., 76, of 1405 Forest Lane, Anniston, will be Sunday at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Anniston with Revs. Billy Redding and Woodfin Grove officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn-West Cemetery in Charlotte, N.C. The body will be at the church an hour before services. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Johnson died Thursday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Kirkman Johnson of Anniston; two daughters, Cynthia Johnson Snyder of Huntersville, N.C., and Robin Johnson Cheyne of Bremen, Ga.; a son, Howard Vincent Johnson of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and four grandchildren, Laura Johnson, Mark Johnson, Andrew Johnson and Donald Cheyne.
Pallbearers will be Scott Frame, Hal O'Kelly, Jack Guyton, Steve Traylor, Jim Williams, Fred Ray Lybrand and Gibson Coleman.
Mr. Johnson, a native of North Carolina, was a resident of Anniston for 35 years. He was a veteran of World War II, and a U.S. Air Force pilot of the B-52 bomber. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Anniston.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society and the Boy Scouts of America.

Overstreet
COLLINSVILLE
Services for Erbie Maebelle Brooks Overstreet, 90, of Route 2, will be Sunday at 1 p.m. at Jordan Funeral Home in Centre with Rev. David Huskins officiating. Burial will be in Longshore Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Overstreet died Thursday at her home.
Survivors include three daughters, Ruth Boyea and Alp Garrett, both of Pensacola, Fla., and Polly Caminiti of Collinsville; two sons, Herman Overstreet of Centre and Ronnie Overstreet of Collinsville; two brothers, Laron Brooks of Bruton and Lowell Brooks of Pensacola; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Mrs. Overstreet, a native of Repton, was a housewife. She was a member of the Pentacostal Church.

Roberts
BLUE MOUNTAIN
Services for Johnnie W. Roberts, 77, of 3321 Stephens St., will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Willingham officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Roberts died Thursday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, I.V. Roberts of Blue Mountain; three sons, Johnny W. Roberts Jr. of Dallas, Roy Gene Roberts of Wedowee and Duvey Lee Roberts of Weaver; two sisters, Louise Murray and Maggie High, both of Dallas; a brother, Emery Lee Roberts of Waxahachie, Texas; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Willingham, Cecil Willingham, Harold Willingham, David Willingham, Bryant Willingham, Donald Willingham, Cary Gene Roberts and Rusty Roberts.
Mr. Roberts, a native of Calhoun County, was a resident of Blue Mountain. He was retired from Adelaide Mills.

Robinson
Services for Elizabeth M. Robinson, 86, of 224 Rockwood Drive, Anniston, will be announced by Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory.
Mrs. Robinson died Friday at Regional Medical Center.

Smith
Services for Julio Cesar Smith, 21, of 2320 Coleman Road, Apt. #305-B, Anniston, will be today at 6 p.m. at Anniston Funeral Chapel with Rev. John S. Nettles officiating.
Mr. Smith died Thursday in Anniston.
Survivors include his father, Clarence L. Smith of Anniston; his mother, Maria Smith of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a son, Kelley Smith of Hobson City; a brother, Reinaldo Wilson of Atlanta; and a sister, Darma Wilson of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mr. Smith, a native of New York, lived in Anniston for 5 years. He was a 1995 graduate of Anniston High School.

Yarbrough
JACKSONVILLE
Graveside services for Ethel Yarbrough, 92, of 410 Wilson Drive SW, will be Sunday at 2 p.m. with Rev. Terry Johnson officiating in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Piedmont. The family will receive friends Sunday from noon-1 p.m. K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Yarbrough died Wednesday at Wessex House of Jacksonville.
Survivors include two stepsons, Max Yarbrough of Eastaboga and Clyde Yarbrough of Huntsville; several nieces and nephews; and primary caregivers, E.L. and Gwen Westbrook.
Mrs. Yarbrough, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a member of Ruhama Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, S.G. Yarbrough and stepson, Tommy Yarbrough.

08-11-1998 

Boggs
Services for Maxine Boggs, 81, of 1115 Boynton Ave., Anniston, will be announced by Ervin Funeral Chapel. 
Mrs. Boggs died Monday at her home.

Chatman
TALLADEGA
Services for Altavis Antwon Chatman, 20, of 216 N. Spring St., Talladega, will be announced by Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary.
Mr. Chatman died Monday in Talladega.

Cooper
TALLADEGA
Services for Ernest Lee Cooper, 59, of 116 Debbie St., will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Usrey Brown Service Chapel with Donald Fields officiating. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-6 at the funeral home.
Mr. Cooper died Monday at his home.
Survivors include three daughters, Leigh Anne Cooley and Sandra Pfaff, both of Talladega, Merry Beth Holden of Chattanooga, Tenn.; two sons, Jeffrey Cooper of Gadsden and Gary Cooper of Chattanooga; two brothers, Gerald Cooper and Roy Cooper, both of Talladega; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Jay Cooley, Jared Cooley, Nicholas Vickery, Wayne Cooper, Roy Cooper Jr. and Jeremy Cooper.
Mr. Cooper, a native of Opelika, lived in Talladega most of his life. He retired from Crown Textile Industries. 

Daniels
JACKSONVILLE
Services for David W. Daniels Sr., 56, of 110 Westpoint Drive, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Gene Bledsoe and Richie Franklin officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. 
Mr. Daniels died Saturday at University Hospital in Birmingham.
Survivors include his wife, Lorena Bright Daniels of Jacksonville; a daughter, Rheana Daniels Franklin of Cartersville, Ga.; a son, David W. Daniels Jr. of Jacksonville; his mother, Ruth Johnson Daniels of Jacksonville; and four grandchildren, Dana Daniels, Jenna Daniels, Chase Franklin and Christian Franklin.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Littlejohn, Cecil Marbut, Carl Wilkins, James Wilkins, Ellis Hudgins Jr. and Rod Littlejohn.
Mr. Daniels, a native and lifelong resident of Jacksonville, was well known in Calhoun County as the owner of Daniel's Transfer, a moving company. He attended Tredegar Chapel Church. 

Funderburk
OXFORD
Services for Elizabeth "Bet" Funderburk, 82, of Colonial Pines Nursing Home, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home of Tallapoosa, Ga., with Rev. David Couch officiating. Burial will be in Muscadine Cemetery in Muscadine.
Mrs. Funderburk died Sunday.
Survivors include a son, Bobby Funderburk of Fruithurst; two daughters, Frances Williams of Bremen, Ga., and Polly Stanley of Biloxi, Miss.; two sisters, Hazel Taylor of Muscadine and Mary Edna Kilgore of Tallapoosa; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mark Stanley, Michael Williams, Chris Williams, Marty Funderburk, Keith Turner and Douglas Kilgore.
Mrs. Funderburk, a native of Cleburne County, lived most of her life in Muscadine. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Funderburk, and a grandson, Jimmy Funderburk.

Jones
ROANOKE
Services for Sarah Jones, 84, of Roanoke will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Roanoke First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tex Ergle officiating. Burial and committal service will be at 2 p.m. in Memorial Park Cemetery in Auburn. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Quattlebaum Funeral Home. The body will be at the church an hour before services.
Mrs. Jones died Monday at Randolph County Hospital.
Survivors include a son, Ralph Jones of Roanoke; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Beightol, Roy Reeves, Jerrell May and Gerald Knight.
Mrs. Jones, formerly of Auburn, had been a resident of Roanoke for six years. She was a member of Roanoke First United Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Russell Jones Sr.

Lee
CHILDERSBURG
Services for Mary Lee, 82, of 1505 Second St., SW, Childersburg, will be announced by Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary of Talladega.
Mrs. Lee died Monday.

Lloyd
Services for Dovie Poe Lloyd, 95, of 93 Virginia Ave. N., will be today at 2 p.m. at Eulaton United Methodist Church with Revs. Sam Graham and John Cosby officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. The body will be at the church an hour before services. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Lloyd died Sunday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Grace L. Gauldin of Huntsville and Geneva L. Aderholt of Anniston; two sisters, Demris Singleton of Oxford and Daphene Lee of Lincoln; a brother, Houston Poe of Lincoln; nine grandchildren, Darlene Wilmarth, Katrina Akers, James Allen Lloyd, Lisa Holtman, Frank Gauldin, Steve Gauldin, Mark Gauldin, Ron Aderholt and Jan Causey; 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Frank Gauldin, Steve Gauldin, Mark Gauldin, Ron Aderholt, Rick Causey, James A. Lloyd, Mike Holtman and Rick Wilmarth.
Mrs. Lloyd, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a member of Eulaton United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Hampton Lloyd and a son, James A. Lloyd.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eulaton United Methodist Church Sanctuary Fund or James A. Lloyd Scholarship Fund at Wellborn High School.

Moss
Services for infant Sasha Moss of 307 Mulberry Ave., Anniston, were Monday at Burt Cemetery, Talladega, with Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary in charge.
The infant died Friday at Jacksonville Hospital.
Survivors include her mother, Sheila Jackson Moss of Anniston; her father, Jerry Lee Moss of Anniston; three sisters, Kerri Moss, Candice Moss and Jamie Moss, all of Talladega; and a brother, Gerald Moss of Talladega.

Murray
WEDOWEE
Services for Joanne Putnam Murray, 75, of Wedowee, will be tonight at 8 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carlos Lamar Gentry officiating. Burial will be in Jennings, La. The family will receive friends tonight beginning at 6:30 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Murray died Saturday in Calhoun County. 
Survivors include her husband, Russell Murray of Wedowee; four daughters, Susan Schwartz of Houston, Michelle Coble of White House, Texas, Kelley Edwards of Wedowee and Barbara Cameron of Gulfport, Miss.; a son, Michael Putnam of Basile, La.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jason Schwartz, Justin Schwartz, Chris Coble, Cory Coble, Jason Richards and Todd Aucoin.
Mrs. Murray, a native of Auckland, New Zealand, had lived in Lake Charles, La., for many years prior to moving to Wedowee in 1993. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by a son, Billy Putnam.

Warren
PIEDMONT
Services for James Fred Warren, 82, of Piedmont will be announced by Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home.
Mr. Warren died Monday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.

08-19-1998

Blackmon
Services for Calvin C. Blackmon Sr., 73, of 4410 Asbury Ave., will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Teresa Forshee and Dr. Charles Owens officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Blackmon died Tuesday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Lois Counts Blackmon of Anniston; a son, Calvin C. Blackmon Jr. of Centre; two sisters, Ruth Carter of Anniston and Sue Coston of Memphis, Tenn.; a brother, Joe Blackmon of Anniston; and two grandchildren, Wesley Blackmon and Shelley Elkins.
Pallbearers will be Ed "Hoot" Gibson, Paul Kadle, Joe Hayes, Bill Snider, Johnny Yother and Melvin Womack.
Mr. Blackmon, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was retired from Monsanto after 37 years. He was a World War II Navy veteran, serving on the USS Randolph in the South Pacific. He received three Battle Stars. He was a Shriner and member of Masonic Lodge 443 and First Baptist Church of Saks. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Bonnie Blackmon.

B. Chambers
CENTRE
Services for Bonnie Mae Chambers, 86, of Centre, will be today at 11 a.m. at Noah Baptist Church with Revs. Clinton Green and Herbert Reid officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The body will be at Perry Funeral Home until one hour before services.
Mrs. Chambers died Monday at Cherokee County Nursing Home. 
Survivors include two sons, Dallas Ray Chambers and Travis Jay Chambers, both of Centre; three half brothers, Jack Mallett of Rome, Ga., Robert Mallett of Montgomery and James Mallett of Pensacola, Fla.; two half sisters, Annie Pearl Hopwood and Tennie Lambert, both of Centre; five grandchildren, David Chambers, Jeff Chambers, Sherry Rayborn, Leigh Ann Shannon and Lowell Johnson; and five great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Chambers, a native of Cherokee County, was a homemaker and a member of Noah Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Chambers.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Noah Cemetery Fund.

G. Chambers
ENTERPRISE
Services for Gertrude Graham Chambers, 86, of Enterprise, formerly of Cherokee County, will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvyn Salter officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Chambers died Tuesday.
Survivors include a son, Truett Chambers of Enterprise; two sisters, Ruth Igou and Tevis Grant, both of Gadsden; a brother, Oris Graham of Gadsden; and two grandchildren, Lee Chambers and Marilee Chambers.
Mrs. Chambers was a member of Centre First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Parker Sunday School Class of Centre Baptist Church. 

Lang
PIEDMONT
Services for Johnathan Ray Lang, 17, of Piedmont will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home.
Mr. Lang died Tuesday at his home.

Morgan 
JACKSONVILLE
Services for Rev. Duffie Morgan, 74, of 240 Cedar Springs Drive, Jacksonville, will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home with Bishop James Martin and Rev. David Daniels officiating. Burial will be in Crestwood Cemetery, Gadsden. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 tonight.
Rev. Morgan died Tuesday at Wessex House in Jacksonville.
Survivors include his wife, Mildred Morgan of Jacksonville; two daughters, Dr. Cathy Morgan of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jan Morgan Ricks of Tuscaloosa; a son, Michael Morgan of Centre; two sisters, Margaret Garrett of Gadsden and Dot Beauford of Marietta, Ga.; a brother, Rev. Bobby Morgan of Decatur; and two grandsons, Michael Morgan II and Matthew Morgan of Centre.
Pallbearers will be Rev. James Rainey, Rev. Dr. Mark Green, Rev. Charles Graham, Rev. Mark Willingham, Hoyt Turner and James Batey.
Rev. Morgan was a World War II Navy veteran and was employed by Anniston Army Depot. He was a well-known pastor in the Congregational Holiness Church, serving at Limbaugh Chapel C.H. Church in Talladega, Pine Grove C.H. Church in Websters Chapel, the Centre C.H. Church an the Tredegar Chapel C.H. Church in Jacksonville. He served on the North Alabama District Presbytery of the Congregational Holiness Church for 34 years, as secretary from 1962-82, and as District Superintendent from 1983-96. He served on the general executive board of the Congregational Holiness Church in Griffin, Ga., from 1993-95. He was a member of the Tredegar Chapel Church.
Rev. Morgan was preceded in death by a brother, W.L. Morgan.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1022, Anniston, AL 36202.

D. Morrison
NEWELL
Services for Daphie Mae Shiflett Morrison, 78, of Newell will be today at 4 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with Revs. Ray Runyan and Roy Wysner officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Morrison died Monday at Randolph County Hospital in Roanoke.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Heard of Newell; a son, Rodney Morrison of Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Eris Cook of LaGrange, Ga.; three grandchildren, Jana Heard, Johnathan Heard and Judd Heard; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Johnathan Heard, Judd Heard, Phillip Heard, Michael Cook, Vernon Lipham and Jerry Williamson.
Mrs. Morrison, a lifelong resident of Randolph County, had been employed with Sewell Manufacturing Company. She was a member of Union Baptist Church.

T. Morrison
HEFLIN
Services for Travis Paschel Morrison, 89, of Heflin will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Cloyce Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Morrison Chapel Cemetery. The family will be tonight from 6 to 9 at Dryden Funeral Home. The body will be at the church an hour before services.
Mr. Morrison died Monday in Riverside.
Survivors include two sisters, Lillie N. Bennett of Heflin and Mellie Pitts of Delta.
Pallbearers will be William Martin Jr., Jeromie Martin, Pud Morrison, Clellon Dodson, A.V. Crosson and Charlie Morrison.
Mr. Morrison, a native of Randolph County, was a resident of Cleburne County for most of his life. He was a member of Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church. 

Robinson
JACKSONVILLE
Services for Carrie D. Robinson, 84, of 410 Wilson St., will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Charles Graham and Edward Smith officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home. 
Mrs. Robinson died Monday at Wessex House in Jacksonville.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Faye McCrelles of Jacksonville and Hazel J. Ford of Anniston; a son, Rev. Curtis Lee Robinson of Keaney, Mo.; two sisters, Lula Ussery of Union City, Ga., and Mae Rayford of Tallapoosa, Ga.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Rev. Phillip Austin, Rev. Leroy Austin, Leonard Lee Austin, Tony Robinson, Gregory Robinson and Dustin McCrelles.
Mrs. Robinson, a native of Commerce, Ga., was a resident of Calhoun County since 1951. She was retired from Union Yarn Mill and was a member of Jacksonville Congregational Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by two sons, Donnie Ray Robinson and Elmer Leon Robinson.

Walden
OXFORD
Services for Ora Mertice Walden, 77, of 216 Hale St., will be today at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home with Ed Smith officiating. Burial will be in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. 
Mrs. Walden died Monday at her home.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Viviette Butler of Southside; three sons, Oscar LaVaughn Walden of Ohatchee, Carter Donald Walden of Oxford and Joseph Earl Walden of Tuscaloosa; two sisters, Gladys R. Pence of Delta and Winnie L. Hartfield of Oxford; two brothers, Joseph B. Carter Jr. of Oxford and Kenneth R. Carter of Anniston; three grandchildren, Bradford Walden ,Donna Grizzard and Diana Butler; and three great-grandchildren, Michael Grizzard, Caitlin Grizzard and Joseph Grizzard.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Hilliard, Waymon Pence, Jeff Carter, Jason Carter, Scott Andrews and Mike Grizzard.
Mrs. Walden, a native of Clay County, was a resident of Oxford for most of her life. She was a member of Oxford Church of Christ.

09-14-1998

Allen
ROANOKE
Services for John A. Allen, 78, of Roanoke will be today at 2 p.m. at Pinetucky Baptist Church with Revs. Lendon Fields and Monroe Lipscomb officiating. Burial will be in Pinetucky Cemetery. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Allen died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two sisters, Elma Sutton of Heflin and Eunice Hanvey of Heflin; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Mr. Allen was a native and resident of Cleburne County. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Pinetucky Baptist Church.

Davis
Services for Charlotte Willingham Davis, 47, of 256 Hutto Hill Road, Anniston, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Reggie Kirk officiating. Burial will be in Eulaton Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Davis died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Tommy Davis of Anniston; two sons, Daniel Shayne Willingham of Anniston and Christopher Wayne Willingham of Ohatchee; her grandmother, Alma Thrower of Blue Mountain; two brothers, Danny Willingham of Georgia and Wayne Willingham of Kentucky; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James Champion, Robert Champion, Keith Hammonds, Tim Busby, Ralph McConathy and Roy Sears.
Mrs. Davis was a member of Eulaton First Baptist and a life-long resident of Calhoun County.

Freeman
LINEVILLE
Services for Dura Lola Freeman, 88, formerly of Oxford, will be today at 3:30 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church with Revs. Wayne Woods and Gene Burnes officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. Miller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Freeman died Sunday at Lineville Nursing Facility.
Survivors include a daughter, Lois Denham of DeArmanville; four sons, Leon Boyd of Delta, and James Freeman, Kenneth Freeman and Ralph Freeman all of Oxford; 13 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be deacons of Grace Baptist Church.
Mrs. Freeman was a resident of Calhoun County and retired from Adelaide Cotton Mill. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband James "Jim" Freeman. 

Haynes
OHATCHEE
Services for James M. "Jimmy Shorty" Haynes, 73, of 4796 Boling Springs Road, will be today at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Bill Patterson and Charles Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Boiling Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Chapel Hill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Hayes died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtice Hayes of Ohatchee; a daughter, Taska Lott of Anniston; two sisters, Jewell Taylor and Sue Kelley both of Ohatchee; and one grandson, Jason Lott.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Kelley, Chad Turner, Ross Cotton, Eddie Cotton, Michael Haynes, Jerry Haynes and Kenneth Taylor.
Mr. Haynes was a native and life long resident of Calhoun County. He was retired from Lesile Corp. and a former employee of Blue Mountain Industries. He was a member of Woodman of the World and of Baptist Faith.

Headen
Services for Palmer Headen, 84, of Anniston will be announced by Anniston Funeral Service.
Mr. Headen died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital.

Lackey
Graveside services for Mary Elizabeth Lackey, 23, of 24 Reeves Road, Anniston, will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev. Randy Hayes officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m.
Mrs. Lackey died Saturday in Jefferson County.
Survivors includes the father of her children, Gene "Tank" Allen of Wellington; a daughter, Brooke Dawn Allen of Anniston; one son, Stephen Edward Allen of Anniston; her parents, Sharon McConthy of Anniston and Teddy Lackey of Gadsden; one sister, Jennifer Maynard of Anniston; two brothers; Louis Edward Lackey of Atlanta and Anthony Russell Lackey of Anniston; and her grandmother, Eva Lackey of Gadsden.
Mrs. Lackey was a native and lifelong resident of Anniston. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dawn Lackey. 

Loveless
HEFLIN
Services for Ruby Jewell Loveless, 84, of Helfin will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Pinetucky Baptist Church with Revs. Stanley Smith and Van Williamson officiating. Burial will be in Pinetucky Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dryden Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Loveless died Sunday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Murray of Marsfield, Texas, and Jennette Price of Heflin; three sons, Charles Loveless of Heflin, Eldridge Lee Loveless of Ranburne and Roger Wayne Loveless of Naggs Head, N.C.; 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Mrs. Loveless was a native and lifelong resident of Cleburne County and a member of Pinetucky Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Lee Loveless.

Martin
BLUE MOUNTAIN
Services for James Burton Martin, 73, of 8 Net St., will be today at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown Service Chapel.
Mr. Martin died Friday at Carraway Hospital.
Survivors also include three brothers, Fred L. Martin and William Jackson Martin, both of Jacksonville and John M. Martin of Lincoln.

Mathis
HEFLIN
Services for Paul "Pete" Mathis, 73, of Heflin will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Crumley's Chapel Church of God. Burial will be in Crumley's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 to 10 a.m.
Mr. Mathis died Sunday at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley H. Mathis of Heflin; two daughters, Lisa Harmon of Ranburne, Rhonda Ivey of Heflin; four sisters, Jenny Daniel of Heflin, Vera Lott of Oxford, Lillie Lesueur of Munford and Bernice Young of Anniston; and five grandchildren.
Mr. Mathis was a native and lifelong resident of Cleburne County.

Murphy
Services for Harvey DeWayne Murphy, 49, of 912 Coleman Drive, will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Whites Gap. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 at Gray Brown Service Mortuary and Crematory.
Mr. Murphy died Saturday in Anniston.
Survivors include one daughter, Audrey Elizabeth Murphy of Anniston; one son, John Edward Murphy of Anniston; one sister, JoAnn Turgeon of Anniston; three brothers, Harold Murphy of Tucson, Ariz., Jerrie Murphy of Oxford and Kenneth R. Murphy of Anniston; and one grandchild, Markyn Bradberry.
Pallbearers will be Steve Strange, Kenneth Medders, Mike Lipscomb, Kenneth Rurnham and Dennis Jones.
Mr. Murphy was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He owned and operated DeWaynes Dry Cleaning and Delivery Service. He was a member of Golden Springs Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity.

Patterson
TALLADEGA
Services for Ruby Hughes Johnson Patterson, 76, of Gorgan Drive, will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Ronnie Moore officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Baptist Cemetery in Oxford. The family will receive friends this evening from 5 to 8 at Miller Funeral Home.
Mrs. Patterson died Saturday at Gunter Circle Nursing Home.
Survivors include two daughters, Julia Johnson of Alexandria and Mary Rooks of Munford; one son, Morris Johnson of Munford; one sister, Doris Wallace of Alexander City; two brothers, Larry Hughes of Oxford and Gerald Hughes of Munford; and 12 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Arthur Heaney, Lamar Johnson, Danny Rooks, Kyle Rooks, Keith Rooks and Hubert Johnson Jr.
Mrs. Patterson was a lifelong resident of Talladega County and a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Scott
WOODLAND
Services for Jim W. Scott, 91, of Woodland will be today at 2 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kerry Harris and Brother Junior Bowen officiating. Burial will follow in the Napoleon East Church of Christ Cemetery. Benefield Funeral Home in Wedowee is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Scott died Saturday at Randolph County Hospital.
Survivors include one sister, Betty Lou Bowen of Woodland; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Tim Moore, Bobby Perry, Denny Ivey, Viron Cantrell, Rodney Richardson and C.L. Scott.
Mr. Scott was a native of Randolph County. He was a self-employed trader of various merchandise. He was a Protestant by faith. Mr. Scott was a WW II Army veteran where he was the recipient of the Bronze Star.

Stewart
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas
Services for Dr. A.D. Stewart, 81, of Prairie View, Texas, were Sunday at the Anniston Funeral Services. Private services will be today, with burial in Edgemont Cemetery. 
Dr. Stewart died Sunday in Prairie View.
Survivors include his wife, Nina P. Stewart of Anniston; one daughter, Jacqueline Stewart Campbell of Baton Rouge, La.
Dr. Stewart was retired as head professor of the math department at Prairie View A&M University.

Thomas
Services for Terry Wayne Thomas, 46, of 2131 U.S. 78 East, Anniston, will announced by Anniston Funeral Service.
Mr. Thomas died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.

Williams
ALEXANDRIA
Services for Theo Dunn Williams, 75, of 924 Post Oak Rd. will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Eulaton United Methodist Church with Revs. John Cosby, Danny Danders and Sam Graham officiating. Burial will be in Eulaton United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8:30 at Chapel Hill Funeral Home.
Mrs. Williams died Sunday at her residence.
Survivors include two daughters, Sue Gardner of Alexandria and Carol Moore of Jacksonville; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Williams, Bob Williams, Alan Williams, Jeff Gardner, Shane Jones, Bobby Russell, Micheal Smith and Frank Hadder.
Mrs. Williams was a native of Arley and a resident of Alexandria. She retired from South Central Bell and was a member of Eulaton United Methodist Church, where she formerly taught Sunday school.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her husband, Ottis Williams and a son, Buddy Williams.


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