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Clements
Services for Jerre Joseph "JJ" Clements, 56, of 618 Shady Glen Road, Anniston will be Tuesday 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Reggie Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Clements died Saturday at Stringfellow Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Sue Clements; three sons, Jerre Joseph Clements II, Anthony B. Clements, and Aaron Barto Clements all of Anniston; five sisters, Naomi Young of Memphis, Betty Avery of Anniston, Marie Marquis of Baltimore, Babara Wood of Ohatchee and B.W. Clements of Smyrna, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Mr. Clements was a lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He was employed at U.S. Castings and was United States Army veteran.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Creed
LINEVILLE - Services for Rose Marie Creed, 68, of Lineville will be today at 11 a.m. at Clay County Funeral Home Chapel with Bros. Roy Johnson and Richard Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow in Campbell Church of Christ Cemetery. 
Mrs. Creed died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne Creed; a daughter, Gina Marie Burns of Atlanta; a son, Wayne Preston Creed of Falls Church, Va.; a sister, Anna Parent of West Haven, Conn., and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers are David Pittard, Sam Bowden, Chuck Campbell, Jimmy Adamson, Roy Adamson, and Larry Buchanan.
Mrs. Creed was a native of New Haven, Connecticut, and lived in Clay County for the past twelve years. She was a retired school nurse, homemaker, and an active member of the Campbell Springs Church of Christ.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Curlee
CALIFORNIA - Graveside services for Hazel Curlee, 75, of Fullerton, California, will be held Wednesday 1 p.m. at Clay County Memory Gardens with Rev. Mark Curlee officiating with Clay County Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 5 p.m. until service.
Mrs. Curlee died Friday at Terrace View Care Center, Fullerton.
Survivors include her husband, Jesse Curlee Jr.; two sons, Tom Curlee and Stan Curlee; three grandchildren, all of Fullerton.
Mrs. Curlee was a native of Calhoun County and had live in California since 1945.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Gauntt
EASTABOGA - Graveside services for Fred M. Gauntt Sr., 83, of Eastaboga will be Tuesday 11 a.m. at Eastaboga Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Lyles officiating and Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Gauntt died Sunday in Lincoln.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Gauntt of Eastaboga; a daughter, Carolyn G. Phillips of Eastaboga; a son, Fred M. Gauntt Jr., of Eastaboga; a sister, Dessie Sue Wyatt of Talladega; two brothers, Don C. Gauntt of Eastaboga and Mack Gauntt Jr., of Silver Run; three grandchildren, Michelle Irwin of Birmingham, Trey and Todd Gauntt both of Eastaboga.
Pallbearers are Tim Irwin, Trey Gauntt, Todd Gauntt, Milam McGehee, Gene Hester, and Donald Wallace. Honorary pallbearers are retired employees of Sonat, DeArmanville.
Mr. Gauntt was a World War II retired from employee from Sonat.
Memorials may be made to Craig Memorial United Methodist Church or Hospice, Pell City.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Glenn
GADSDEN - Services for Barbara Faye Jelks Glenn, 49, of Atlanta, formerly of Glencoe will be Tuesday 1 p.m. at St. John Baptist Church, Atlanta with Rev. S. John Bartley officiating. Burial will follow in Lincoln Hills, Gadsden with Wellman & Son's Funeral Home, Gadsden in charge.
Mrs. Glenn died Wednesday.
Survivors include a daughter, Leslie Francine "Girlie" Glenn; three sons, Stacey Jerome Glenn, Grimmett Lee Glenn Jr., and Jamie Alan Glenn all of Atlanta; a sister, Jeannie Moore of Gadsden; a brother, Willie Lee Williams of Glencoe; a aunt, Margaret Croft; a uncle Daniel Jelks; five grandchildren all of Atlanta; and a host of relatives and friends.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Howton
OXFORD - Services for Millard W. "Bill" Howton, 78, of Oxford will be Tuesday 11 a.m. at Fairview Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Christopher officiating. Burial will follow in Anniston Memorial Gardens with Chapel Hill Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Howton died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Stella H. Howton of Oxford; a son, Michael E. Howton of Oxford; a sister, Edith H. Humphrey of McCalla, Al.; a brother, Lewis Howton of Houston; two grandchildren, David Howton and Veronica Howton.
Pallbearers are Tommy Henegar, Jeff Henegar, David Harmon, Jimmy Ray, Rodney Newland, Gary Curtis, and Morris Ray.
Mr. Howton was a native of Bibb County and resident of Oxford for the past 38 years. He was retired from U.S. Pipe. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Keen
TALLADEGA - Services for Donald Eugene Keen Sr., 69, of Talladega will be Tuesday 3:30 p.m. at Talladega Church of Christ with Dillion Bayes officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery with Usrey Brown Funeral Service in charge.
Mr. Keen died Saturday at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Dean of Talladega; two daughters, Wendy Woodfin of Florence and Diane Knodel of Lincoln; two sons, Donald Keen Jr. of Dallas and Edmund Keen of Talladega; two sisters, Lillian Bailes of Cleveland and Milly Cross of Brunswick, Ohio; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Donald Keen Jr., Edmund Keen, Paul Woodfin, Tim Woodfin, Tom Woodfin, William Knodel, Larry Barton and Donald McKinnon. Honorary pallbearers will be the elders and deacons of Talladega Church of Christ.
Mr. Keen was a native of Cleveland, Ohio and lived in Talldega since 1959. He was a member of Mason's Lodge 261 and Talladega Church of Christ. He was retired from Newberry Manufacturing and Bynum, and a veteran of the United States Air Force in Korea.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Minton
ORANGE BEACH - Services for Robert Lewis Minton, of Orange Beach, Al. formerly of Piedmont will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home.
Mr. Minton died Saturday in Orange Beach.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Richmond
Services for Ret. Sgt. Major Mary E. Richmond will be Tuesday 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cecelia Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight from 5:30-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Ms. Richmond died Saturday at Jacksonville Hospital.
Survivors include a brother, Donald Richmond of Weir, Texas; a companion, JoAnn Drake.
Ms. Richmond was a native of Syracuse, New York and resident of Anniston for 25 years. She retired from the Women's Army Corps with 28 years of service. She was a veteran of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict. She was the recipient of numerous military awards and honors and was a member of McCoy United Methodist Church.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Smelley
TALLADEGA - Services for Shirley Smelley of Talladega will be announced by Usrey Funeral Home Inc., Talladega.
Mrs. Smelley died Sunday at Regional Medical Center.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Towle
PIEDMONT - Services for Faye Towle of Piedmont will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home. 
Mrs. Towle died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital.   [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Troglin
JACKSONVILLE - Services for Lucille Elizabeth Troglin, 83, of 309 Adelaide St. S.W., Jacksonville will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with Rev. Mike Owens of-ficiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Troglin died Sunday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Brooks of Jacksonville and Donna La-manna of Ashland; a son, Paul R. DePalpe of Lilburn, Ga.; two sisters, Stella Spegal of Covington, Ky. and Lois Carter of Fithian, Il.; 17 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Chris Crismond, Doug Brooks, Keith Brooks, Wayne Daughterty, Bill Daugherty, Eddie Daugherty, Luke Brooks, and Dennis Henderson. Honorary pallbearers are Rebekah Sunday School Class of Leatherwood Baptist Church.
Mrs. Troglin was a native of Minear, Illinois and resident of Jacksonville. She was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister and a brother. [The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Walker
TALLADEGA - Services for Robert John Walker, 64, will be announced by Usrey Funeral Home, Inc., Talladega.
Mr. Walker died Sunday at his residence.[The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Wells
TALLADEGA - Services for Rosalyn Mosley Wells, 26, of 1114 Howell Cove Road will be Tuesday 1 p.m. at Cave Springs Baptist Church with Rev. James Tarrance officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery with Sims Funeral Service in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Wells died Thursday at Baptist Medical Center, Montclair.
Survivors include her husband, Cleon Well of Talladega; a daughter, Destiny Wells of Talladega; a son, Cleon Wells Jr. of Talladega; her mother, Mary Joyce Mosley, her father, Earl Johnson both of Lincoln; three sisters, Patrice Mosely, Misty Mosley both of Lincoln, Christy Johnson of Detroit; a brother, Chad Johnson of Detroit; a grandmother, Minnie Johnson of Lincoln; great grandmother, Mary Johnson of Springfield, Ohio; five uncles, five aunts, two step-daughters, TaQuate and TaQuisha.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
[The Anniston Star, 11-30-1998]

Cagle
BYNUM - Services for Melissa Cagle, 25, of 1904 Taylors Chapel Road, Bynum will be announced by Miller Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cagle died Sunday in Georgia.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Clements
Services for Jerre Joseph "JJ" Clements, 56, of 618 Shady Glen Road, Anniston will be today at 3 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home with Rev. Reggie Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Clements died Saturday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Sue Clements; three sons, Jerre Joseph Clements II, Anthony B. Clements, and Aaron Barto Clements all of Anniston; four sisters, Naomi Young of Memphis, Betty Avery of Anniston, Marie Marquis of Baltimore, Md., and Barbara Wood of Ohatchee; and a brother, Benjamin W. Clements of Smyrna, Tenn.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
A lifelong Calhoun County resident, Mr. Clements was employed at U.S. Castings and was a United States Army veteran, serving in Germany.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Coleman
TALLADEGA - Services for James L. Coleman, 81, of 119 Jackson St., Talladega, will be announced by Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary.
Mr. Coleman died Monday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Curlee
FULLERTON, CALIF. - Graveside services for Hazel Curlee, 75, of Fullerton, California will be Wednesday 1 p.m. at Clay County Memory Gardens with Rev. Mark Curlee officiating and Clay County Funeral Home, Ashland in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Curlee died Friday at Terrace View Care Center, Fullerton.
Survivors include her husband, Jess Curlee of Fullerton; two sons, Tom Curlee of Fullerton and Stan Curlee of Yorba Linda, Calif.; three grandchildren, David and Andrea of Fullerton and Sarah of Yorba Linda, Calif.; three sisters, Lorene Carter of Southside, Gladys Korcian of Fullerton, and Ruth King of Tustin, Calif.; two brothers, Lewis Laney of Sun City, Calif., and Dr. Cecil Laney of Birmingham.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Donner
BIRMINGHAM - Services for Willie Donner, 70, of Birmingham will be Wednesday at noon at Poole Funeral Home Chapel, Birmingham with Rev. T.E. Hunter officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham with Ervin Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Donner died Thursday at Bessemer Caraway.
Survivors include a wife, Mable Donner, Birmingham; his mother, Mellie Donner of Birmingham; three daughters, three sons, a sister, 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Diabetes Association.   [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Hester
GRAHAM - Services for Orland Howard "Jim" Hester, 86, of Graham will be announced by Quattlebaum Funeral Home.
Mr. Hester died Monday at his residence.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Holcombe
MUNFORD - Services for Hazel Rebecca Holcombe, 63, of 36 Holcombe Lane, Munford will be Wednesday, 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Munford Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Holcombe died Sunday at her residence.
Survivors include her husband, Tommy Dick Holcombe of Munford; a daughter, Angel H. Carter of Munford; two sons, Rick Holcombe, of San Antonio, Texas and Dickie Holcombe of Munford; three sisters Mable Dowdey of Eastaboga, Maezelle Smith of Crestview and E. Louise Parsons of Anniston; four brothers, Jr. Holmes and Dallas Holmes both of Oxford, Walter Holmes of Orlando, and Marvin Holmes of Baltimore; nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Ronnie Holmes, Dwayne Holmes, Hubert Holmes, Earl Holmes, Scottie Smith, Bart Maddox, Dennis Goodwin, and Robert Earl Ford.
Mrs. Holcombe was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County. She was a member of Munford Baptist Church and owner and operator of Hazel's Ceramics. She was a preceded in death by a son, Tommy Holcombe.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Howard
HOBSON CITY - Services for Eloise Howard, 49, of 108 Huntley Street, Hobson City will be announced by Ervin Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Howard died Sunday at her residence.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Lemley
ONEONTA - Services for Billie Smith Lemley, 70, of Oneonta will be Wednesday 11 a.m. at Oneonta First Baptist Church with Dr. James Tanner and Rev. Bert Goodwin officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Oneonta with Lemley Brown Service Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lemley died Monday in Oneonta.
Survivors include a daughter, Cindy McDaniel of Anniston; two sons, William Lemley of Prattville and John Lemley of Atlanta; three grandchildren, Jake Lemley, Dusty Lemley, and Beth McDaniel; a sister, Majorie Brown of Evergreen, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lemley was a member of Oneonta First Baptist Church. She was a member of the local order of the Eastern Star, Variosa Club, past President of the Amicus Club, and member of Daughters of American Revolution. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Lemley.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Malam
Services for Grace Malam, 84, of 17622 Gurnee Ave., Anniston will be announced by Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory.
Mrs. Malam died Monday at Regional Medical Center.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Marable
ROANOKE - Services for Rosella Slay Marable will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Christian Memorial Baptist Church, Roanoke with Revs. Tommy Finley and R.L. Heflin officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Bethel Cemetery with Silmon Mortuary, Roanoke in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 7-8 at the church.
Mrs. Marable died Saturday.
Survivors include her husband, Rufus Marable of Roanoke, a sister, Mary Hawthorne of Chicago; a brother, William "Bill" Slay of Roanoke.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Minton
ORANGE BEACH - Graveside services for Robert Lewis Minton, 72, of Orange Beach will be Tuesday at Highland Cemetery with Rev. Lewis Green officiating and Thompson Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Minton died Saturday at his residence.
Survivors include three daughters, Denise Johnson and Melissa Greenwood both of Knoxville, and Melanie Weber of Memphis; a son, Steve Minton of Anniston; two sisters, Martha Chaffin of Birmingham, and Patti Giamalva of Gadsden; two brothers, Earl Minton of Anniston and Billy Minton of Hokes Bluff; two granddaughters, Julie Minton of Chicago and Brittany Greenwood of Knoxville.
Mr. Minton was a native of Piedmont and a resident of Knoxville for many years. He was a graduate of the University of Alabama and retired from the Tennesee Valley Authority and the state of Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Leo and Flora Estelle Minton, a twin sister, Margaret Louise Honea and a brother, John Edward Minton.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Montgomery
CHOCCOLOCCO - Services for Ora Dean Montgomery, 70, of 1250 Old Downings Mill Road, will be Wednesday 1 p.m. at Greenbrier Central Church of Christ with Jim Harrington and W.B. Kughn officiating. Burial will follow in Forestlawn Gardens with K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in charge. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the church.
Mrs. Montgomery died Sunday in Huntsville.
Survivors include a husband, Curtis I. Montgomery of Choccolocco; a daughter, Deborah Peppers of Decatur; a son, Steve Montgomery of Anniston; two sisters, Dorothy Montgomery of Decatur and Shirley Owens of Danville; three grandchildren, Russ Montgomery, Greg Montgomery, and Justin Shaw.
Pallbearers are Lenn Costner, Wayne Whatley, Richard Simmons, Jonathan Mullinax, Bob Black, George Findley, Bobby Arrington and Raymond Ham. Honorary pallbearers are elders and deacons of Greenbrier-Central Church of Christ.
Mrs. Montgomery was a native of Lawerence County and a resident of Anniston since 1961. She was retired bookkeeper with Love Grocery, former employee of Gregerson's and Super Valu of Anniston, member of Choccolocco Heritage, Calhoun County Beautification Board, Ladies Auxiliary of Farm Federation and Greenbrier-Central Church of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Greenbrier-Central Church of Christ Building Fund, 3425 Greenbrier Dear Road, Anniston, 36207 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1022, Anniston, 36202.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Nesby
Services for Julius L. Nesby, 78, of Anniston will be announced by Ervin Funeral Home Chapel.
Mr. Nesby died Monday at Colonial Pines, Oxford.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Sartin
Memorial services for Elizabeth Gray Sartin, 67, of 407 E. 16th St., Anniston, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Anniston, Acker Chapel, with Rev. Woodfin Grove officiating. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary will be in charge.
Mrs. Sartin died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Paige of Jacksonville and Martha Tatorgis of Atlanta; two sons, Fred Sartin of Atlanta and Gray Sartin of Anniston; her mother, Addie Grace Gray of Anniston; and four grandchildren, Samuel Sartin, Laura Sartin, Alexander Tatorgis and Jack Paige.
An Anniston native, Mrs. Sartin was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Anniston and was retired from Wakefield's.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to your favorite charity or church.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Simmons
Services for Murdock Simmons, 61, of 3021 McKleroy Avenue, Anniston will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Anniston Funeral Service Chapel will Rev. Ralph Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Simmons died Thursday at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Simmons of Anniston; four daughters, Lutricia Caver, Mildred Collins, Margaret A. Curry, and Teresa Adesanya all of Anniston; a son, Murdock Simmons Jr., of Anniston; a brother, Sammie Lee Debose of Pensacola; seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Mr. Simmons was a native of Monroeville and a resident of Anniston most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the United States Army.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Smelley
EASTABOGA - Services for Shirley Ann Smelley, 53, of 810 Fish Hatchery Road, Eastaboga will be today at 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Lackey officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Eye Cemetery, Lincoln.
Mrs. Smelley died Sunday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a husband, Jerry W. Smelley of Eastaboga; a son Barry Smelley of Eastaboga; a daughter, Carol Ann Wells of Talladega; a brother, Rodney Johnson of Lincoln; five sisters, Jean Wallace and Mary Shuler both of Eastaboga, Jo Neal Adams and Johnnie Womack both of Dothan and Debbie Brasher of Talladega; and a grandson Blake Wells of Talladega.
Pallbearers are Chuck Pike, Larry Mullinax, Matt Mullinax, Ken Sisk Jr., Jan Brasher, Terry Tolbert and honorary, Terry Brasher.
Mrs. Smelley was a native of Talladega County and a resident of Eastaboga most of her life. She was member of New Bethel Baptist Church, Jacksonville. She was preceded in death by a son, Randy Garrett, two brothers, James R. Johnson and Benny Wayne Johnson, and parents, James Roosevelt and Mary Loe Johnson.  [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Wright
BIRMINGHAM - Services for Archie Wright of Birmingham, formerly of Anniston, will be announced by Anniston Funeral Service.
Mr. Wright died Monday at Carraway Methodist Hospital.   [The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

For the record
Survivors for Rose Marie Creed, 68, of Lineville should include two brothers, Al Falcone of Hamden, Conn. and Eugene Falcone of Wolcott, Conn.
[The Anniston Star, 12-01-1998]

Bradshaw
Services for Joe D. Bradshaw, 69, of 415 S. Colvin St. will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 7-9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Bradshaw died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Bradshaw of Anniston; two sons, Jeffrey Bradshaw of Charlotte, N.C., and Tony Bradshaw of Fancy Gap, Va.; a daughter, Jill Bradshaw of Marietta, Ga.; two sisters, Evelyn Abernathy and Mildred Caudill, both of Kannapolis, N.C.; and four grandchildren.
Mr. Bradshaw, a native of North Carolina, had lived in Calhoun County since 1982. He was retired from Southern Metal Processing and Addalaid Mills.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Burge
PIEDMONT - Services for Johnie Burge, 60, of 604 Hood St. will be today at 7 p.m. at Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Crossroads Church Cemetery in Dallas. The family will receive friends tonight from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Burge died Tuesday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Della Burge of Piedmont; two daughters, Kimberly Burge of Marietta, Ga., and Tonya Bradley of Cedar Bluff; four sons, Johnny Burge Jr., John Russell Burge and Dale Burge, all of Marietta, and Chester Lee Burge of Piedmont; four sisters, Betty McCleary of Powder Springs, Ga., Kathleen Singley, Barbara Womack and Teresa Lyles, all of Dallas, Ga.; a brother, Chester Burge of Lithia Springs, Ga.; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Burge lived most of his life in Atlanta and had been a resident of Piedmont for the past seven years. He was a truck driver for Terry Law Trucking.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Cagle
BYNUM - Services for Melissa Leins Cagle, 25, of 1904 Taylors Chapel Road will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Greenbrier Road Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Wilks, Jimmy Tompkins and J.D. Plummer officiating. Burial will be in White Plains Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at Miller Funeral Home. The body will be at the church an hour before services.
Mrs. Cagle died Sunday at Higgins General Hospital in Carrollton, Ga.
Survivors include her husband, Scott Cagle of Bynum; her parents, Rudy and Nancy Leins of California; her grandmother, Betty Anthony of California; two daughters, Kayla Leins of California and Jenna Cagle of Bynum; a son, Anthony Leins of California; three sisters, Cherie Leins and Shelle Parsons, both of California, and Lisa Becker of Nevada; and a brother, Eric Leins of Nevada.
Mrs. Cagle, a native of Nevada, had lived the past two years in Bynum. She was a member of Greenbrier Road Baptist Church and was active in several ministries within the church.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Cheatwood
MUNFORD - Services for Georgie W. Cheatwood, 85, of 563 Campbell Road will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Forestlawn Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Olin Warmack officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Mausoleum. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory.
Mrs. Cheatwood died Tuesday at her home.
Survivors include a her caregivers, Jerry and Dean Elder of Munford; a brother, Leon Digby of Oxford; and three sisters, Jane Worthy of Barstow, Calif., Ruby Warren of Talladega and Margurite Summers of Orange Park, Fla.
Mrs. Cheatwood, a native of Huntsville, had lived in Calhoun County most of her life. She was a resident of Munford since 1961 and was a member of Munford Church of Christ.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Davis
WATTSVILLE - Services for Jack H. Davis, 70, of Wattsville will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home of Pell City with Rev. Ray Speakman officiating. Burial will be in St. Clair Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Davis died Monday at St. Clair Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Mattie Davis of Wattsville; a daughter, Sandra Barber of Pell City; two stepdaughters, Teresa Lear of Birmingham and Shelia Baker of Sterrett; two sons, Stephen Davis of Pell City and Kevin Davis of Wattsville; a sister, Juanita McCullough of Dallas; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Mr. Davis, a native and lifelong resident of Wattsville. He was a retired self-employed painter. He was also a musician, pianist, guitarist and a ham radio operator with General Class License. He was a Baptist and was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene Davis.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Herb
GADSDEN - Services for Margaret E. Herb, 80, of Gadsden were Dec. 1 at Collier-Butler Chapel. Dr. Phillip Young officiated.
Mrs. Herb died Nov. 28.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Herb of Southside and Guy Herb of Jacksonville; two daughters, Gloria Taylor of Jacksonville and Sybil Chapman of Alpharetta, Ga.; a brother, Claude Chandler Jr. of Bond, Miss.; three sisters, Wilma Tessier of Bozrah, Conn., Phyllis Ferguson of Nashville and Donna Copeland of Marshall, Texas; five grandchildren, Sandy Phillips, Geoffrey Taylor, Chuck Herb, Griffin Herb and Clint Herb; and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Herb was a native of Mississippi and a resident of Alabama for most of her life.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Hester
GRAHAM - Services for Orland Howard "Jim" Hester, 87, of Graham will be today at 1 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Revs. Tony Morris and Barry Cosper officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Hester died Monday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Myrtis Noles Hester of Graham and several of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Hester, a lifelong Randolph County resident, had worked as a mechanic. He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and the Heston Masonic Lodge at Graham.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Malam
Graveside services for Grace Malam, 84, of 1722 Gurnee Ave. will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery with Rev. John L. Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Malam died Monday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include a sister, Marjorie Parker of Anniston; three brothers, Marvin B. Williamson of Jacksonville, Elbert Williamson of Gainesville, Ga., and Herbert H. Williamson of Anniston.
Mrs. Malam, a native of lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a member of Central Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Malam, a sister, Lovella Shaver, and a brother, Warren G. Williamson.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Simmons
Services for Murdock Simmons Sr., 61, of 3021 McKleroy Ave. will be today at 11 a.m. at Anniston Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Ralph Miller officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Mr. Simmons died Thursday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Simmons of Anniston; four daughters, Lutricia Caver, Mildred Collins, Margaret A. Curry and Teresa Adesanya, all of Anniston; a son, Murdock Simmons Jr. of Anniston; a sister, Mary Portis of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a brother, Sammie Lee Dubose of Pensacola, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Simmons, a native of Monroeville, had lived in Anniston most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Army.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

White
HEFLIN - Services for Hoyt Alvin White, 76, of Heflin will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at East Heflin Baptist Church with Forney Walker and Bill Murray officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery with military services. The body will be at the church an hour before services. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-9 at Dryden Funeral Home.
Mr. White died Tuesday at W.F. Green State Veterans Hospital.
Survivors include two sons, Jimmy White of Atlanta and Jeffery White of Tallapoosa, Ga.; two daughters, Jane Kohute of Heflin and Janet Ivey of Muscadine; three brothers, Tony White of Carrollton, Ga., Kenneth White of Marietta, Ga., and Leo White of Georgia; four sisters, Luella Camp, Estus Camp and Versiler Leak, all of Heflin, and Gladys Wisner of Atlanta; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. White, a lifelong resident of Cleburne County, was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of East Heflin Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian White.   [The Anniston Star, 12-02-1998]

Bell
ROANOKE - Services for Mable Bell, 95, of Roanoke will be announced by Silmon Mortuary. 
Mrs. Bell died Wednesday at her home.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Brown
Services for Mildred Naomi Vinson Brown, 86, of 2300 Coleman Road, will be today at 1 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Finley Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 11:30 a.m. until service time.
Mrs. Brown died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two sons, William E. Brown of Millen, Ga., and J. Ralph Brown of Jackson, Miss.; a sister, Carolyn Self of Oxford; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Brown, a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County, was a member of West Anniston Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Brown and a daughter, Bettye Hicks.   [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Cahoon
FORT PAYNE - Services for Mickey Lynn Cahoon, 47, of Fort Payne, formerly of Centre, will be tonight at 7 at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Manning officiating. The family will receive friends tonight from 5 p.m. until time of services. 
Mr. Cahoon died Monday in a Rome hospital.
Survivors include his father, Howard Cahoon of Centre; a sister, Donna Rayburn of Rome; and two brothers, Aubrey Cahoon of Southside and Gene Cahoon of Baton Rouge, La.
Mr. Cahoon, a native of Birmingham, was a self-employed painter. He was a member of Irondale First Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Hopper Cahoon.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.   [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Champion
RAGLAND - Memorial services for Madge Elizabeth Adams Champion, 66, of Ragland, will be today at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home and Crematory of Pell City with Rev. Doug Ford officiating. 
Mrs. Champion died Tuesday in Birmingham.
Survivors include her husband, H.M. Champion of Ragland; two daughters, Jenny Hare of Ragland and Jane Echols of San Diego; a son, David Champion of Ragland; three sisters, Mary Francis Bennett of Atlanta, Jane Watson of Ragland and Sara Adams Bentley of Dora; two brothers, George Adams of Leeds and Robert Adams of Mobile; and two grandchildren, Jonathan David Hare and Elizabeth Ruth Hare.
Mrs. Champion, a native and lifelong resident of Ragland, was a homemaker. She was a member of Lupus Foundation.
Memorials may be made to Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., 4 Office Park Circle, Mt. Brook, AL 35223.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Combs
Services for Mary Frances Combs, 67, of 924 Francis St., will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gene Tilly officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Combs died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Scott Combs of Anniston; three daughters, Lisa Combs of Anniston, and Patricia Combs and Eva Combs, both of Hammond, Ind.; three sons, David Combs of Anniston, and Larry Combs and Michael Combs, both of Hammond; two sisters, Marlene Scott of Wilmington, N.C., and Diane Craft of Southside; a brother, Charles Craft of Southside; and six grandchildren, Tommy, Mark, David, Darlene, Michael and Chris.
Mrs. Combs, a native of Anniston, was a former resident of Hammond, Ind. She was a Protestant and was preceded in death by a brother, William Craft.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Howard
HOBSON CITY - Services for Eloise Howard, 49, of 108 Huntley St., will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Welcome Chapel C.M.E. Church with Rev. Lillie Rainey officiating. Burial will be in Hobson City Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The body will be at the church an hour before services. Ervin Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Miss Howard died Sunday at her home.
Survivors include her mother, Lillian Howard; three sisters, Mary Helen Harris of Anniston, Lillian Gary of Bronx, N.Y., and Carolyn Gray of Hobson City; and five brothers, Willie Howard of Los Angeles, Robert Howard of Killeen, Texas, Reginald Howard of Copperas Grove, Texas, Frederick Howard of Eastaboga and Bennie Howard of Hobson City.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Miss Howard was a member of Welcome Chapel CME Church and its Stewardess Board, the Missionary Society and was past Sunday school superintendent.   [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

McKnight
LEESBURG - Services for Ira Shane McKnight, 25, of Leesburg will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Jordan Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Charles Bishop and Chad Brown officiating. Burial will be in Yellow Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. McKnight died Aug. 17.
Survivors include his wife, Traci Gowens McKnight of Leesburg; a son, Tyler Shane McKnight of Leesburg; his mother, Shelia Graham McKnight of Leesburg; his father, Darrell Gene McKnight of Montgomery; two brothers, Jonathan Lang McKnight of Centre and Kevin Derrell McKnight of Leesburg; his grandmother, Pauline Graham of Leesburg; and his grandfather, Bud McKnight of Centre.
Pallbearers will be Delmus Brewster, John Cameron Graham, Michael Gowens, Matt Bedwell, Brian McKinney, Jerry Helms, Wayne Waites and Cliff Morgan.
Mr. McKnight, a native of Cherokee County, was a 1991 graduate of Cherokee County High School. He was owner-operator of Shane's Roofing of Leesburg.   [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Oden
Services for Charles D. Oden Jr., 52, of 53 Pelham Heights, formerly of Sylacauga, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Sylacauga. Madden's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Oden died Nov. 27.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Sartin
Memorial services for Elizabeth Gray Sartin, 67, of 407 E. 16th St., were Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church of Anniston, Acker Chapel, with Rev. Woodfin Grove officiating. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary was in charge.
Mrs. Sartin died Sunday at Jacksonville Hospital.
Survivors include two daughters, Elizabeth Paige of Jacksonville and Martha Patorgis of Atlanta; two sons, Fred Sartin of Atlanta and Gray Sartin of Anniston; her mother, Addie Grace Gray of Anniston; and four grandchildren, Samuel Sartin, Laura Sartin, Alexander Patorgis and Jack Paige.
An Anniston native, Mrs. Sartin was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Anniston and was retired from Wakefield's.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to your favorite charity or church.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Swain
ALPINE - Services for Charles C. Swain, 53, of Alpine will be announced by Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary.
Mr. Swain died Tuesday at University Hospitals in Birmingham.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]

Wilkins
Graveside services for Bertie L. Wilkins, 88, of 2823 Gurnee Ave., Anniston, will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Anniston Memorial Gardens with Rev. Herbert Hicks officiating and Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory in charge. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Mrs. Wilkins died Wednesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.  [The Anniston Star, 12-03-1998]


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