Miscellaneous Chilton County, Alabama Obituaries

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Lisa G. Clark: 
Funeral services for Lisa G. Clark, 37, were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 25, 2002, at Charter Funeral Home, with Rev. Dwight Joyner and Rev. Billy Roper officiating. 
Burial followed at Ryan Crossing Cemetery, with Charter Funeral Home directing.
Clark was born in Alabama on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1964, the daughter of Samuel David Clark and Johnnie Lawley Whitehead Clark. She was a lifelong resident of Dogwood, but was living in Jemison at the time of her death. She attended school at Montevallo. She was unmarried. Her favorite scripture was Psalm 23. Lisa was a member of Grace Chapel for four years and played softball for the church league as a catcher. Her favorite pastime was watching Pro-Wrestling. Clark died on Thursday, May 23, 2002.
Her survivors include daughter, Jennifer McCartney, Jemison; mother, Johnnie Whitehead, Alabaster; her father, David Clark, Maplesville; eight brothers, Sammy Clark, Hackleberg, Michael Clark, Daryle Clark, John Lucas Clark, Samuel Derrick Clark, all of Selma, John Lucas Clark, Samuel Derrick Clark, David Allan Ward; one sister, Anna Marie Clark; several aunts and uncles; and two friends, Earl and Patsy McCartney, with whom she lived with for many years. 

Mary L. Farmer: 
Funeral services for Mary L. Farmer, 69, Northport, who was a former resident of Shelby County, were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2002, at Charter Funeral Home, with her grandsons, Pastor Patrick H. Schatzline and Pastor Scott S. Schatzline, officiating. 
Burial followed at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Alabaster, with Charter Funeral Home directing.
Honorary pallbearers were Hospice of West Alabama and Dr. Gene Alldredge. 
Farmer was a charter member of DayStar International Fellowship Church in Tuscaloosa, of which her son-in-law, Patrick H. Schatzline, is the pastor. She was an entrepreneur and operated her own business. Farmer died on Friday, May 24, 2002, at her residence. 
Survivors include one son, Elton R. Farmer, Mt. Olive; one daughter-in-law, Vicky Farmer, Mt. Olive; one daughter, Deborah Schatzline, Northport; one son-in-law, Patrick H. Schatzline; one brother, James Lowery, Jr., Maylene; one sister-in-law, Cheryl Lowery, Maylene; two sisters, Jane Johnson, Maylene, and Tilly Ann Jones, Daphne; one brother-in-law, Frank Jones, Daphne; five grandchildren, Alicia R. Schatzline, Patrick H. Schatzline, Scott S. Schatzline, Thomas E Farmer, Stacey F. Farmer; seven great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
Her husband, Auburn E. Farmer, one daughter, Elisha Farmer, and one sister, Emma Jean Huckabee, preceded her in death. 

James "Barefoot" Smith: 
Funeral services for James "Barefoot" Smith, 82, Orrville, will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Rockco Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Willard Scott officiating. 
Burial will follow at Union Presbyterian Cemetery in Vance, with Rockco's Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers include Harold Delaney, Kim Scott, Craig Cook, Roy Adams, Meryl Cook, Bunk Ingram, Larry Jones, and Joe Brown. 
Smith was a veteran and a medal recipient of World War II. He died on Saturday, May 25, 2002, at Vaughn Memorial Regional Medical Center. 
Survivors include his wife, Bernice Smith, Orrville; one son, James Larry Smith, West Blocton; two daughters, Reta Nuss, Orrville, Peggy Scott, Thorsby; three brothers, Huey Smith, Selma, Sam Smith, Orrville, Jaycee Smith, West Blocton; one sister, Velma Lester, Selma; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Brown. 

Darrell Dean Longsine: 
A memorial service for Darrell Dean Longsine, 71, Clanton, will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2002, at 4 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, with Martin Funeral Home directing. 
Longsine was born on May 28, 1930, in Sidney, Neb., the son of the late Virgil Clyde Longsine and the late Viola Longsine. He was in the U.S. Air Force and was the owner of Ike's Boot Sotre and Shoe Repair. He died on May 27, 2002, at his residence. 
Survivors include his wife, Norma Louise Longsine, Clanton; one son, Darrell Dean Longsine, Jr., Naples, Fla.; two daughters, Peggy Starling Abbott, Montgomery, and Tina Louise Perdue, Jemison; two sons-in-law, George A. Abbott, Montgomery, and Tim Perdue, Jemison; five grandchildren, Harvey Starling, Robert Starling, James Starling, all of Montgomery, Haley Louise Perdue and Page Louise Perdue both of Jemison. 
Harriet Malina Pratt: Harriet Malina Pratt, 85, Clanton, died on May 24, 2002, at Chilton Medical Center.
Burial will be held at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meridian, Miss.
Pratt was born on May 2, 1917, in Connecticut, the daughter of the late George Cope and the late Mary Cope. She was a homemaker. 
Survivors include one daughter, Delta Junction, Arkansas.

Martha Emily Bouchet Faulk: 
Funeral services for Martha Emily Bouchet Faulk, 70, Montevallo, were held at Providence Baptist Church No. 1 in Montevallo on Saturday, May 25, 2002, at 10 a.m., with Scott Watson officiating.
Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery in Montevallo, with Rockco Funeral Home directing. 
Faulk died on May 23, 2002, in Alabaster 
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Young, Calera, Nancy Nolin, Springville; two sons, Billy Faulk, Montevallo, J.W. Faulk, Macon, Ga.; one brother, Adrien Bouchet, Birmingham; five grandchildren. 

Sam M. Sansom: 
Funeral services for Sam M. Samson, 57, of Marietta, Ga. will be held Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga. with Dr. Steve Stanfield officiating.
The body will lie in state for one hour before the service at the church. Additional services will be held at noon on Monday, May 27 at New Covenant Church in Clanton with Reverend John Clifton Davis officiating. Body will lie in state at the church one hour before the service.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.
Born in Chilton County, Sansom had been a resident of Cobb County, Ga. for the past 30 years. Sansom was a Navy Seal serving during the Vietnam War. He was self-employed as a welder. Sansom was an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Renee F. Stewart of Marietta, Ga; daughters Kim Daniel of Powder Springs, Ga and Kelah S. McNeill of Southlake, Texas; son Karl Turner of Dallas, Ga.; mother Willie "MawMaw" Sansom of Verbena; sister Maurine DeLoach of Verbena, brother Charles Edward Sansom of Jemison and six grandchildren.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta, Ga.

Chester Vesteen Little: 
Funeral services for Chester Vesteen Little, 70, of Clanton, were held Saturday, May 25 at the First United Methodist Church of Clanton with burial following at Memorial Gardens. Rev. Fred Zeigler and Chaplain Dallas Little officiated.
In lieu of flowers to the family, they request donations be made to the American Cancer Society (local chapter: 105 Kevin Lane, Clanton, AL 35045).
Little was a life-long member of the Clanton community, radiating a profound an earnest religious faith that drew others to him. His life of Christian charity was augmented by his deep patriotism; he served four years in the Air Force during the Korean War period and 18 years as a Seabee in the Naval Reserve. His military honors included the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal with one bronze star. 
Little also served 16 years as a correctional officer at Draper Prison in Elmore County and was highly regarded for his ministry of compassion to the inmates there. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Clanton, Fraternal Order of Police, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Odd Fellows and Chilton County Republican Party.
Little was preceded in death by his father, Timothy (Dak) Little; mother Ora Kinney Little and brothers, Carl and Robert Earl Martin.
Survivors include wife of 49 years June Bean Little of Clanton; daughters Mary Mims (John) of Albuquerque, N.M. and Alice J. Graham (Mike) of Clanton; son Dallas Little (Janice) of Biloxi, Miss. and grandchildren Trevor and Zoe Little of Biloxi, Miss.

Mary Frances Easterling: 
Funeral services for Mary Frances Easterling, 66, Clanton, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Billy Boatwright officiating.
Burial will follow at Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Easterling was born on July 26, 1935 in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Lon Baker and the late Lizzie Baker. She was a homemaker. She died on May 26, 2002, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham.
Survivors include two sons, Nicky Easterling, Clanton, and Gary Easterling, Montgomery; one daughter, Sherry Moss, Clanton; four grandsons; one brother, Sam Baker, Montgomery; and one sister, Sara Ruth Baker, Clanton. 

Etta Lee Hunter Headley Scott: 
Funeral services for Etta Lee Hunter Headley Scott, Chickasaw, were held at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland, on Monday, May 20, 2002, at 2 p.m.
Burial followed on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at Sardis Church Cemetery in Maplesville, with Radney Funeral Home in Saraland directing. 
Scott was a native of Autauga County and a resident of Chickasaw since 1979. She died in a Chickasaw area hospital on May 18, 2002. 
Survivors include five children, John Dee Headley, Chickasaw, Hollis I. Headley, Sarah Mason, both of Satsuma; Carolyn Andrews and Hazel Wimpee, both of Saraland; four sons-in-law, George Mason, Satsuma, Hayward Andrews and Dayton Wimpee, both of Saraland, Buddy Dumas, Chickasaw; two daughter-in-laws, Martha Headley, Satsuma, Frances Headley, Chickasaw; three brothers, Woodrow Hunter and John Will Hunter, both of Clanton, Clifton Hunter, Warner Robbins, Ga.; one sister-in-law, Jerri Hunter, Warner Robbins, Ga.; one niece, Helen Purvis, Satsuma; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and other relatives. 
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Delene Dumas and two grandchildren. 
Arthur (Pete) Thackerson: Funeral services for Arthur (Pete) Thackerson, 87, Jemison will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Willard Frederick officiating.
Burial will follow at Midway Memorial Cemetery in Jemison, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home. 
More details will be published later.

Franklin Wayne Hooks: 
Funeral services for Franklin Wayne Hooks, 55, of Verbena, will be held Monday, June 3, 2002 at Union Congregational Church in Elmore County with Rev. Glenn Ross and Rev. Lee Edwards officiating.
Burial will be held at Union Congregational Cemetery in Marbury.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 2, at Martin Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m.
Born to Harvey F. Hooks and Adie Hooks on Oct. 4, 1946, Franklin died at his Verbena home on Friday, May 31, 2002.
Survivors include wife, Peggy M. Hooks, Verbena; son Kenneth Wayne Hooks, Verbena; brothers Harvey Calloway Hooks, Prattville, and Kenneth Earl Hooks, Prattville; and step-mother Louise Hooks of Verbena.

Willie Frank "Spud" Watts: 
Funeral services for Willie Frank "Spud" Watts, 83 of Clanton, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003 at Oak Grove Baptist with Rev. Joe Hearn officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery in Jemison.
Born on December 15, 1919 to Will Northcutt and and Minnie Northcutt, she died May 27, 2003 at Hatley Health Care in Clanton.
Survivors include his daughters Sandy (Jerry) Collins of Thorsby and Jean (John Dee) Barrett of Thorsby; granddaughters Jennifer (Daryl) Henry of Thorsby, Kim (Chris) Dupree of Wilsonville and Teresa (Barry) Barnett of Thorsby; great grandchildren Jason and Hunter Barnett, Haylee and Hannah Barnett and April Yeargan; great-grandchildren Lilly and Brody Barnett and Allie Yeargan.
She was preceded in death by her husband John L. Watts and great-grandchild Brook Yeargan.

Teresa Carlee: 
Teresa Carlee, age 44 of Calera, passed away on Sat. May 24, 2003 at her home. 
She was born on Thursday, April 18, 1959, the daughter to Mr. William Boothe and Mrs. Emma Benton Boothe.
Services were held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Burning Bush Church in Jemison on Monday, May 26, 2003. Viewing was from noon to 2 p.m. at Macedonia Church Wednesday, May 28, 2003 with the funeral following and Pastor Wade officiating.
She was preceded in death by her father William (Buddy) Boothe and her brother, Melvin Boothe. 
Survivors of Mrs. Carlee include her one daughter, April (Rick) Brasher; her one son Calium (Terri) Carlee, both of Calera; four grandsons, J.T. and Billy Tidwell, Cody Brasher, Zac Carlee and one granddaughter, MaKenna Carlee; her mother, Emma Boothe of Calera; her two brothers, James (Paula) Boothe of Jemison and Charles (Tina) Boothe of Wilsonville. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Joyce Joiner Giles: 
Joyce Joiner Giles, 64 of Clanton, died Monday, May 26, 2003. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 29, 2003 at 2 p.m. at the West End Baptist Church in Clanton with Rev. Tony Smitherman offficiating. 
Interment will follow in the Pinedale Assembly of God Church Cemetery. 
Giles is survived by her husband of 40 years, Charles E. Giles of Clanton; one daughter Charla (Terry) Doucet of Clanton; one son Charlton (Donna) Giles of Gadsden; two sisters, Nancy (Larry) Martin of Hanceville and Donna Hosey of Fultondale; one brother, Dennis Gerald Joiner of S.C.; two granddauthters Kalee Doucet of Clanton and Anna Elizabeth Giles of Gadsden; a host of nieces and nephews. 
Giles was preceded in death by her parents Dennis Edward and Joyce Seale Joiner and a brother, David Edward Joiner. 
Active pallbearers will be her nephews.
Giles was a member of the West End Baptist Church and The Daughters of the American Revolution.

Minnie Lois Hickman: 
Funeral services for Minnie Lois Hickman, 77 of Clanton, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23 at Walnut Creek Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Hughes and Rev. Jim Popwell officiating. Burial will follow in Thorsby Memorial Cemetery.
Born on May 20, 1926 to Homer Henson and Minnie Henson, she died May 21, 2003 at Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster.
Survivors include her daughter Nina (Jerry Sr.) Tippett of Clanton; grandsons Jerry Tippett, Jr. of Clanton and Kyle Collins of Pheonix, Ariz.; grandaughter Renee Collins of Washington; great-grandchild Crimsynn Tippett of Clanton; sister Ruth Brown of Clanton.

Charles Virgil Baker Logan: 
Funeral services for Charles Virgil Baker Logan, 66 of Clanton, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Roy and Rev. Tony Smitherman officiating. Burial will follow at Martin Memorial Cemetery.
Born on Feb. 15, 1937 to John Harmon Logan and Theresa Logan, he died May 25, 2003 at his residence at Clanton.
Survivors include his wife Sarah B. Logan of Clanton; daughters Pamela (Tony) Yokum of Eclectic,Terri Dassel of Prattville and Courtney Guinn of Clanton; sons John Aubrey (Teri) Logan of Clanton, Carl Randall (Sandy) Logan of Prattville, Richard Earl (Kris) Logan of Clanton and Rodney Thomas (Debbie) Logan of Orlando, Fla.; five step children; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Clinton Stephen Culp: 
Funeral services for Clinton Stephen Culp, 45 of Birmingham, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Smitherman officiating. Burial will follow in New Salem Baptist Church in Clanton.
Born on August 12, 1957 to Preston Culp and Eunice Gertrude Culp, he died May 26, 2003 at his residence in Birmingham.
Survivors include his sisters Saundra Lee Smith of Sylacauga, Jo Ellen Butts of Montgomery and Alice Noble of Clarksville, Tenn.; brother Robert Earl Culp of Thorsby.

Norton Edward: 
Norton Edward "Dale," 32 of Clanton, formerly of Birmingham, passed away at home on May 25, 2003.
Dale was a very special person with a joy for life. Growing up, he loved going to school, participating in Special Olympics and attending Camp ASCA. Dale's favorite things to do were listening to music, watching classic television programs and collecting lighthouse memorabilia and minature NASCAR replicas.
He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Clanton, where he had many friends. Dale never met a person that was not his friend.
He is survived by his parents, James and Nancy Norton of Clanton; sisters Renee Martin (Marty) of Birmingham and Jenny Alred (Dan) of Birmingham; brother, Doug Norton (Michelle) of Clanton; nephews, Casey Martin of Birmingham, Jesse Norton of Clanton; niece, Emily Norton of Clanton; grandmother Frances Hildreth of Birmingham.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 27 at First United Methodist Church in Clanton.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to First United Methodist Church in Clanton Building Fund and/or The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs at 1700 29th Ct. S., Birmingham, AL 35209.

Mary Nelline Osburn: 
Funeral services for Mary Nelline Osburn, 81 of Jemison, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003 in the Chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Doug Chapelle officiating. Burial will follow in New Live Oak Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Lawrence Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2003.
Osburn died Monday, May 26, 2003.
Survivors include her sons Clifton D. (Glenda) Osburn of Alabaster and William V. (Mary W.) Osburn of Jemison; daughter Tena Joy Osburn of Fla.; grandaughters Rhonda (Charlie) Wade of Montevallo, Kimberly (Jerry) Sanders of Ozark, Angela Osburn of Jemison, Candyce Osburn of Alabaster and Amber Osburn of Alabaster; grandson Dewayne (Don Dee) Osburn of Montevallo; great-grandaughters Victoria Osburn of Jemison and Morgan Thomas of Ozark; great-grandsons Skylar Thomas of Ozark, Caleb Osburn of Columbia, Garth Osburn of Columbia and William Alexander S. Osburn of Jemison.
Active pallbearers: Dewayne Osburn, J.N. Carter, James Swiney, Mike Osburn and Chris Thompson.

Scott Sterlin Cobb: 
Graveside services for infant Scott Sterlin Cobb of Thorsby, were held Thursday, May 29, 2003 at Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton with Rev. Tony Smitherman officiating.
Born on May 27, 2003 to Jeff Cobb and Desiree Cobb, he died May 27, 2003 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.
Survivors include his father Jeff Cobb of Thorsby; mother Desiree Cobb of Thorsby; step-brother Trae Cobb of Jemison; step-sister Morgan Cobb of Jemison; grandmother Mary Scott of Clanton; grandfather Douglas Scott of Clanton; grandmother Joyce Scott of Clanton; grandfather Wayne Cobb of Clanton; grandmother Janice Cobb of Clanton.

Clara Elizabeth Walker: 
Graveside services for Clara Elizabeth Walker, 76 of Plantersville, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2003 at Alpine Baptist Cemetery in Plantersville with Rev. William Short officiating.
Born on Sept. 7, 1926 to Eugene W. Walker and Gladys Walker, she died May 28, 2003 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery.
Survivors include her sisters Frances (E.J.) Grooms of Birmingham and Alma (Lynn) Higginbotham of Northport.

W. Frank Owen: 
Services for W. Frank Owen, 67 of Clanton, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Caton and Rev. Mark McCardy officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Baptist Church in Clanton.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home.
Born on July 2, 1935 to Crawford Dixon Owen and Gatie Mae Owen, he died May 28, 2003 at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton.
Survivors include his wife Nancy Owen of Clanton; son William Kipp (Ricki) Owen of Pelham; daugther Kimberly (Marty) Fehl of Montgomery; step-daughters Debra (Mark) McCarty of Cusseta, Cathy (Mickey) Parker of Opelika and Jill (Greg) Railey of Millbrook; sister Dean (Billy) Patterson of Clanton; 12 grandchildren.

Obie Moates Jr.: 
Services for Obie Moates, Jr., 75 of Clanton, will be held at 1 p.m Friday, May 31, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Simtherman officiating. Burial will follow at Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton.
Born on July 16, 1927 to Obie Moates Sr. and Loretta Moates, he died May 29, 2003 at his residence in Clanton.
Survivors include his daughters Veleda Popwell of Clanton, Patricia Wilson of Clanton and Francine Wood of Clanton; son Obie Moates, III of Clanton; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife Velma Moates and daughter Eva Keener.

Nellogene M. Little: 
Services for Nellogene M. Little, 82 of Birmingham, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Greg Tucker officiating. Burial will follow at Midway Memorial in Jemison
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 30, 2003 at Martin Funeral Home.
Born on Sept. 28, 1920 to Wm. Randall Morgan and Ida Lee Morgan, she died May 26, 2003 at her residence in Birmingham.
Survivors include her sons Leon Dyer of Branchville and Doug Little of Chelsea; daughters Dixie Dyer Dober of Sugarhill, Ga. and Mary Ann Webb of Birmingham; step-son Jim Little of Pelham; brothers Roy Morgan of Pleasant Grove, OlenMorgan of Pensacola, Fla., brother James Morgan of Miami, Fla. and Preston Morgan of Kissimmee, Fla.; sister Thelma Beene of Birmingham; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband James Houston Little.


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