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01-17-2001
Cargal
ALEXANDRIA - Services for Raymond L Cargal, 74 of Alexandria, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Gray Brown Service Chapel with Rev. Mike Owens officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today 6-8 p.m.
Mr. Cargal died Tuesday at his home.
Survivors include his wife Betty Ruth Cargal of Alexandria; three sons, Ray (Buddy) Cargal, Danny Cargal, Robert Cargal, all of Alexandria; two daughters, Patricia Northrup of Alexandria and Debbie Fulmer of Weaver; three brothers, Bill Cargal and Bobby Cargal, both of Anniston and Marvin Cargal of Weaver; four sisters, Martha Rhodes and Opal Marie Forsyth, both of Alexandria, Jean Bonds of Jacksonville and Naomi Fletcher of Anniston; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Chad Adams, Joe Cargal, Tim Hamm, Jeff Hamm, Andy Fulmer and Bill Tate.
Mr. Cargal was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church, an Army veteran, and had retired from Monsanto. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bessie Cargal, and a sister, Margaret Key.    [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Collins 
Services for Norman Collins of 4829 Linda Lane, Saks, will be announced later by Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory.
Mr. Collins died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center. He was a retired assistant fire chief with the City of Anniston.   [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Cooper
Graveside services for Philip Leroy Cooper, 76, of Anniston will be today at 1 p.m. at Forestlawn Gardens with Dr. Nelson Kuykendall officiating and Brown and Kughn Memory Chapel in charge. The family will receive friends today from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the funeral home. 
Mr. Cooper died Saturday in Anniston.
Survivors include a daughter, Michele Jenkins Cooper; two sons, Philip Glenn Cooper and Mark Alan Cooper; two daughters-in-law, Mary Cooper and Kathy Cooper; two sisters, Esther Boyce and Ruth Alston; two brothers, Harold Cooper and Calvin Cooper; his ex-wife, Vivian Cooper; four grandchildren, Anna Cooper, Trace Cooper, Emily Cooper and Andrew Cooper.
Mr. Cooper was a native of Empire and lived most of his life in Anniston. He was employed by the Water Pipe Plant in Anniston and was a World War II veteran. He had received two U.S. patents for his inventions. He was a member of Golden Springs Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis Clifton and Bertha Moody Cooper; two brothers, Kermit and William Cooper; and two sisters, Florence Cooper and Lillian Carson.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 4, P.O. Box 895, Anniston, AL 36202.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Jernigan 
SOUTHSIDE - Services for Paul Eber Jernigan, 78, of Southside, will be today at 1 p.m. at the Southside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Butler officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Southside Memorial Park Cemetery with the funeral home in charge.
Mr. Jernigan died Sunday at Riverview Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Pearl Elizabeth Shuler Jernigan; three sons, Milton Jernigan of Southside, Mike Jernigan and his wife, Tina, both of Anniston, and Hunter Morgan of Southside; a daughter, Michelle Jernigan Buchanan of Anniston; and four grandsons, Martin Jernigan, Braxton Buchanan, Paul Jernigan and Tommy Jernigan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Smith, Jonny Griffin, J.B. Griffin, Billy Griffin, Ray Griffin and John Morgan.
A native of Ripley, Tenn., Sgt. Maj. Jernigan was the son of the late I.F. and Elvira Shelton Jernigan. A World War II Army veteran, he served in the Continental United States, U.S. Army Europe and the Far East, receiving several awards and honors. He was a member of the Church of God and was preceded in death by a brother and sister, Evan H. Jernigan and Hazel Griffin, both of Ripley, Tenn.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Kirby 
Graveside services for William Kirby, 81, of Anniston will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery with Elder Corey Howse officiating.
Mr. Kirby died Friday.
Survivors include a daughter, Althea Smith of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; four grandsons, Mondraka Smith and Mondreal Smith, both of Anniston, and Al and Marquis Smith of Murfreesboro; and a granddaughter, Jemya Richmond, of Anniston.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

McDonald 
LINEVILLE - Services for Lula R. McDonald, 98, of Lineville, will be Today at 11 a.m. at Wesleys Chapel Christian Church with Revs. Gordon Taylor and Billy Todd officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time on Today.
Mrs. McDonald died Monday at the Clay County Nursing Home.
Survivors include a sister, Hilda McDonald of Delta; two stepdaughters, Eunice Johnson of Delta and Buna Meeks of Phenix City; a stepson, James McDonald of Ashland; a brother, Luther Rice of Wedowee; four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Mrs. McDonald was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County. She was a homemaker and had been a member of Wesleys Chapel Christian Church since she was 16.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Nelson 
Services for Nora Augusta Parker Nelson, 89, of 112 Central Ave., Anniston will be today at 2:30 p.m. at Brown and Kughn Memory Chapel with Rev. Jasper Dean officiating. Burial will be in Coldwater Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Mrs. Nelson died Monday.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Davis of Trussville and Mary Hollis of Gadsden; five sons, Bobby Nelson, Billy Nelson, Richard Nelson, William "Junior" Nelson and James Nelson, all of Anniston; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Mrs. Nelson was a native of LaGrange, Ga., and had lived in Calhoun County most of her life. She was a retired cook at The Goal Post Barbeque and was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Nelson, and two daughters, Linda Nelson and Shirley Nelson Denham.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice of East Alabama, P.O. Box 2581, Anniston, AL 36202.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Norton 
CENTRE - Services for Herbert Fielder Norton, 73, of Centre, will be today at 2 p.m. at Centre Memorial Chapel with Rev. John Allen officiating. Burial will be in Cherokee Memory Gardens with Centre Memorial Chapel in charge. 
Mr. Norton died Monday at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Vaudine Norton of Centre; two sons and their spouses, Gerald and Debra Norton and Mike and Joy Norton, all of Centre; a stepdaughter, Barbara Miller of Fort Payne; a stepson, David Bowman of Fort Payne; four brothers, Jack Norton, John Norton, Truman Norton and Harvey Norton, all of Centre; two sisters, Mary Norton of Centre and Margaret Ryan of Brandon, Miss.; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and one stepgreat-grandchild.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Owens 
HOBSON CITY - Services for Helen M. Williams Owens, 92, of Hobson City will be announced by Ervin Funeral Chapel.
Mrs. Owens died Tuesday at her home.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Ray 
WOODLAND - Services for Charles Isaac Ray, 76, of Woodland, will be today at 2 p.m. at Iduma Congregational Methodist Church with Revs. Billy East and Charles Pesnell officiating. Burial will be at Randolph Memory Gardens with Benefield Funeral Home in charge. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service time.
Mr. Ray died Monday at Health South Medical Center in Birmingham.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Ray of Woodland; three daughters, Charlene Seymour of Wadley, Audrey Ray of Warner Robbins, Ga., and Rhonda Ray of Wilsonville; four sons, Joseph A. Ray of Wilsonville, O'Brian Seymour of Wadley, Richard Ray of Warner Robbins, Ga. and Charles E. Ray of Tennessee; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Chester Wortham, Eddie Creed, Linward McCain, Barry Johnston, David Johnson, Bryan Moore and Randy Akins.
Honorary pallbearers will be Lee Wortham, Bill Thrasher and Robert Smitherman.
Mr. Ray was a native of Rock Port, Ind., and lived in Randolph County most of his life. He was a retired Army veteran of World War II, Korea and the Vietnam. He was employed by Southwire Co. and Johnson's BBQ. He was a member of Iduma Congregational Methodist Church and was a Mason.
Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to the Iduma Methodist Church Building Fund.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Reaves 
OXFORD - Services for Kavin Ray Reaves, 17 of Oxford will be announced by Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory.
Mr. Reaves died Tuesday in Cleburne County.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Richardson 
RANBURNE - Services for Frances Richardson, 62, of Ranburne, will be today at 3 p.m. at Freedom Baptist Church with Rev. Van Williamson officiating. Burial will be in the Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery with Rainwater & West Funeral Home, Inc. of Georgia in charge.
Mrs. Richardson died Monday at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.
Survivors include two sons, Barry Richardson and Tony Richardson, both of Ranburne; two brothers, Cecil Brown of Hogansville, Ga. and Maynard Brown of Newnan, Ga.; two sisters, Velma Folds of Hogansville, Ga., and Marie Williams of Graham; and three grandchildren.
Mrs. Richardson was born in Carroll County, Ga. to the late Russell and Beulah Meeks Brown. She was a charter member of Freedom Baptist Church in Ranburne and worked with Bremen-Bowdon Investment Co. and as a seamstress.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Satterwhite 
WEDOWEE - Services for Mrs. Sarah Marchie Webb Satterwhite, 76, of Wedowee will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Wedowee with Rev. Don Paris officiating. Burial will be in Wedowee City Cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge. The family will receive friends after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Satterwhite died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center in Anniston.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy S. Horsley of Wedowee and Joan Boswell of Royston, Ga.; three sons, Milton Satterwhite Jr. and Webb Williams, both of Tampa, Fla., and Alan Satterwhite of Wedowee; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
A native of Randolph County, Mrs. Satterwhite was the daughter of Perry Oliver Webb and Dovie Lou Fincher Webb. She was employed with the Alabama Extension Service, was a member of Eastern Star and a member of First Baptist Church of Wedowee, where she was executive outreach leader for five years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Hoyt Satterwhite.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Sims 
ROANOKE - Services for Herman T. Sims, 49, of Roanoke will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gerald Sheppard officiating. Burial will be at Lebanon Christian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4:30-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Sims died Monday at Randolph Medical Center in Roanoke.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Sims of Florida and David Sims of Franklin, Ga.; two sisters, Voncille Brown of Roanoke and Regina Sears of Auburn; three brothers, Richard Sims of Roanoke, Edward Barrett of Wadley and Ervin Barrett of Newell.
Mr. Sims was a lifelong resident of Randolph County, the son of Walter B. Sims and Mary Thelma Burke Sims. He was employed at Handley Mills.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Swann 
VALLEY - Services for Eddie B. Swann, 82, of Valley, formerly of Roanoke, will be today at 11 a.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Kirby officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Mr. Swann died Sunday.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Swann Lashley of Valley; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Bolt, Manley Clack, Robert Ford, Dolphus Hester, Tommy Cunningham and Leroy Newman.
Mr. Swann was a native of Randolph County. He was a World War II veteran and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 31 years of service as a mail carrier. He was a member of Lowell United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Swann.
Memorials may be floral or donations can be made to the Chattahoochee Hospice, 6 Medical Park N., Valley, AL 36854.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Ward 
PIEDMONT - Services for Bertie Ward, 93, of Piedmont will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mickelsen McGee Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight 6-8.
Survivors include eight children and their spouses, Douglas Ward and Evon Ward and Edna Fowler and Bill Fowler, all of Texas; Peggy Cobb and Bill Cobb, Vickie Flynt and George Flynt,and Linda Gossage, all of Georgia; Carol Kornegay and Ed Kornegay of Piedmont; Brenda Akins and F.L. Akins of Florida, and Sharon Kidd and Dickson Kidd of Alabama; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Russell Gossage, Jerry Gossage, Dirk Cobb, Ward Kornegay, Jimmy Ward and Greg Ingram.
Mrs. Ward was a lifelong resident of Pleasant Gap and a member of Union Grove Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Ward, three daughters, and eight brothers and sisters.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Weeks
PELHAM - Services for Leonard L. Weeks, 72, of 3508 Belle Vista Park, will be announced by Chapel Hill Funeral Home.
Mr. Weeks died Monday at his home.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Wilson 
LEESBURG - Services for William Allen Wilson, 77, of Leesburg will be today at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Kitchens officiating. Burial will be in the Shiloh-Bothwell Cemetery with Perry Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Wilson died Monday in Birmingham.
Survivors include three brothers, Thurston Wilson and John Roy Wilson, both of Gadsden and Dale Wilson and his spouse Ella Wilson, of Jasper, Tenn.; a sister, Rovine Cunningham and her spouse, Charles Cunningham, of Brookwood; a special sister-in-law, Catherine Higgins; a brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Ailene Higgins and Emmie Ruth Higgins.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Dodd, Rayburn Mackey, Charlie Hale, Guy Vaughn, Harold Higgins and Hardy Naugher.
Mr. Wilson was a native of Cave Springs, Ga. he was a veteran of World War II and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Higgins Wilson, two brothers, Vann Wilson and Lamar Wilson, a sister, Anna Belle Cook, and his parents, Roy Columbus Wilson and Nobie Louella Abernathy Wilson.  [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Wright 
Services for Dobia Lee Wright, 77, of 1414 Leyden St., Anniston will be Sunday at 4 p.m. in Baltimore, Md. 
Mr. Wright died Saturday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Monda Wright of Anniston; six daughters, Rhonda Cox and Evanda Wright, both of Baltimore, Halona Wright, Monalisa Wright and Savannah Wright, all of Anniston, and Theresa Wright of Raleigh, N.C.; six sons, David Wright and Dobia N. Wright, both of Baltimore, Md., Bobby Wright, Bobby Wright II and Dobia Lee Wright Jr., all of Anniston, and Robert Ed Wright of Colorado; five sisters, Mary Wright, Lucille Miller and Fay Blanton, all of Virginia, Judy McPherson of Taber City, N.C., and Pearl Strickland of Loris, S.C.; three brothers, Robert Wright of Taber City, N.C., and Harold Wright and Harry Wright, both of Loris, S.C.; 16 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Wright was a native of Columbus County, N.C., and had lived in Anniston four months. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Catholic faith.   [The Anniston Star, 1-17-2001]

Alford 
HEFLIN - Services for W.L. (Groucho) Alford, 66, of Heflin will be Friday at 2 p.m. (EST) at Garner Funeral Home, Hay's Mill Chapel in Carrollton, Ga., with Revs. Frank Rasbury, Larry Argo, Anthony Copeland and Greg Drake officiating. Interment will be in Glenn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends today from 4-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Alford died Monday.
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Wallace Alford of Heflin; three daughters and sons-in-law, Debra Alford Latham and Bill Latham of Batavia, Ohio, Monica Alford Dobbs and Casey Dobbs of Villa Rica, Ga., Terri Wallace Zimmerman and Keith Zimmerman of Whitesburg, Ga.; a son and daughter-in-law, Duane Wallace and Kathy Wallace of Carrollton, Ga.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, H.T. Alford and Glenda Alford of Rome, Ga., Hubert Alford and Nelda Alford of Gadsden and Jack Alford and Beth Alford of Centre; his mother, Annie Spinks Alford of Centre; 18 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Campbell, Ronnie Burchfield, Coach Jimmy Johnson, Richard Parsons, Greg Miller and Joey Godwin. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Wendell Huddleston, Hubert Palmer, Dewey Lyner, Don Yearwood, D.P. Henson, nephews and grandsons.
Mr. Alford was preceded in death by his father, Hardeman Alford; two daughters, Krystal Alford Stephens and Twyla Wallace Mickey; a son, Jeffery Louis Alford; a sister, Nell Marie Gabbard, and three brothers, Neil Alford, Edsel Alford, and Talmedge Alford.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 285 County Road 208, Wedowee, AL.   [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Amberson 
Services for Maudelle Taylor Amberson, 81, of Anniston will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory Chapel with Dr. Charles Owens officiating. Interment will be in Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Amberson died Wednesday at Colonial Pines.
Survivors include two brothers, Lewis Serrell Taylor and Jerry Ralph Taylor, both of Anniston; two sisters, Lenora Taylor Martin and Nellie Taylor Shaddix, both of Anniston; six nieces and nine nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Mrs. Amberson was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Saks.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Ball 
OXFORD - Services for Tasker Eugene Ball, 91, of 1909 Cheaha Dr., Oxford will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sam Ball officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends today 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Ball died Tuesday at his residence.
Survivors include two sons, Randall Ball of Heflin and Terry Ball of Oxford; a daughter, Clogene Schons of Fla.; a brother, Virgil Ball of Centre; a sister, Martha Lulu Lindley of Cleburne County; two half-sisters, Christine Yarbrough of Clay County and Maudine Jordan of Randolph County; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Mr. Ball was a longtime resident of Calhoun County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clovis Berdene Ball; a half-sister, Harriett Spears of Clay County; and a brother, Burch Ball of Anniston.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Biggs 
TALLADEGA - Services for Harold S. Biggs, 86, of Talladega will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Bynum United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeff Lyles officiating. Entombment will be in Forestlawn Mausoleum with Gray Brown-Service Mortuary and Crematory in charge. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Biggs died Wednesday at Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Biggs of Talladega; two daughters, Charlotte Cavanagh of Marietta, Ga., and Cathy Tucker of Eufaula; three sons, Harold Biggs Jr. of Decatur, James Biggs of Bynum and William Biggs of Burnsville, Minn.; nine grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons.
Mr. Biggs was a native of Illinois and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a computer programmer at Anniston Army Depot and a member of Bynum United Methodist Church, where he served in several offices.
Memorials may be floral, or memorial contributions may be made to Bynum United Methodist Church.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Cash 
SEAFORD, Del. - Services for William Lee Cash, 79, of Seaford will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church in Seaford with Rev. George Godfrey officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery with Watson-Yates Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Cash died Sunday at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md.
Survivors include his wife, Alvah Mae France Cash; two sisters, Lorraine Davis and Mary Christine Jones, both of Anniston; two brothers, Truman Ray Cash and John Lewis Cash, both of Anniston; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Cash was a native of Anniston and was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Nanticoke Post 6 of the American Legion, a member of the Seaford Lions Club, and was a former member of the Seaford Kiwanis Club. He was a member of Hiram Lodge 21 AF & AM 32nd degree, and Scottish Rites. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and had served on the Seaford City Council for 15 years. He was police commissioner, a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Police, a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, and an honorary captain of the Newark, Del. Police Department. He served as director of the Seaford Senior Citizens Center.
Mr. Cash was preceded in death by a son, William Lee Cash Jr., and by a brother, Clyde Cash.
Contributions may be made to the St. John's United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Collins 
Services for Norman D. Collins, 79, of Anniston will be today at 3:30 p.m. at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Larry Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Mr. Collins died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette C. Collins of Anniston; a son and his wife, David Collins and Kathy Collins of Anniston; and a grandson, Chris Collins of Ohatchee.
Pallbearers will be officers of the Anniston Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers will be men of East 22nd Baptist Church of Anniston.
Mr. Collins was a native and lifelong resident of Anniston. He was a charter member of East 22nd Street Baptist Church. He was one of the Chink Lott Boys, having played on Anniston High School's football teams in 1940 and 1941. Mr. Collins was a veteran of World War II, serving in the 8th Air Force in England and a was a retired assistant chief with the Anniston Fire Department with 30 years of service.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Grace 
TALLADEGA - Services for Robert Allen Grace, 45, of Talladega will be announced by Usrey Funeral Home.
Mr. Grace died Wednesday.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Huskey 
ALEXANDRIA - Graveside services for Grace B. Huskey, 91, of 541 V.M.C. Drive, Alexandria, will be Saturday at 11a.m. at Pine Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Bolt officiating. And Usrey Funeral Home in charge. The family will receive friends 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Huskey died Wednesday at National Health Care.
Survivors include a niece, Inus Haynie of Weaver; two great nieces who were also caregivers, Cathy Duke of Alexandria and Betty Bolt of Heflin; and a great-nephew, Frank Haynie of Alexandria.
Pallbearers will be Charles Duke, Scotty Duke, Stevy Duke, Chris Duke, David Duke and Sonny Poe.
Mrs. Huskey lived most of her life in Talladega and retired from Sommerset Mills, where she was a weaver. She was a member of Union D Baptist Church in Clay County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Huskey; a sister, Velma Hurst; and a brother, Dewey Bowling.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Lowe 
ONEONTA - Services for Bonnie Jane (Wallace) Lowe, 63, of Oneonta will be today at 11 a.m. at Snead Funeral Home with Revs. Troy Halbrook and Lonnie Jones officiating. Burial will be at Midway Cemetery in Clanton.
Mrs. Lowe died Tuesday at TLC Health Care.
Survivors include her mother, Jessie Ellen (Beshears) Wallace of Snead; a son, David Paul Lowe of Attalla; a daughter, Patsy Jane Lowe of Montevallo; two brothers, Floyd Wallace of Powder Springs, Ga., and Jackie Lee Wallace of Tarrant; two sisters, Freida Pruitt of Anniston and Faye Milam of Tarrant; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lowe was a homemaker. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Lowe; and two sons, Tommy Earl Lowe and Bobby Dale Lowe.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Pogue 
PIEDMONT - Services for Gerald Lee Pogue, 54, of Piedmont will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home.
Mr. Pogue died Sunday in Singapore.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Rochester 
CENTRE - Services for Annie Lou Rochester, 78, of 14720 County Road 29, Centre, will be today at 2 p.m. at the Perry Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doyle Kerr officiating. Burial will be in the Hebron Cemetery. 
Mrs. Rochester died Tuesday at the Cherokee Baptist Medical Center.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Danny Rochester and Debra Rochester and Sammy Rochester and Debra Rochester, all of Centre; four daughters and their husbands, Betty Chandler and Wendell Chandler, Sybil Clanton and Glenn Clanton, Susie Williams and Dale Williams and Shirley Curry, all of Centre; five brothers, Robert Crider of Piedmont, Hoover Crider, Paul Crider and Joe Frank Crider, all of Centre and Emmett Crider of Cave Springs, Ga.; two sisters, Lillian Caldwell of Silver Creek, Ga., and Lodema Miller of Centre; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Rochester was a native of Cherokee County and the daughter of the late James Franklin and Georgia Gazelle Stubblefield Crider. She was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Rochester.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Thomas 
PELL CITY - Services for Eleanor Thomas, 78, of 613 16th St. South, Pell City, will be announced by Pell City Funeral Service.
Mrs. Thomas died Tuesday at Carraway Methodist Hospital.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Upton 
PIEDMONT - Services for Rev. Robert Upton, 88, of Piedmont will be announced later by Thompson Funeral Home.
The Rev. Mr. Upton died Wednesday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Ward 
PIEDMONT - Services for Bertie Ward, 93, of Piedmont will be today at 2 p.m. at Mickelsen-McGee Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Edna Fowler officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight from 6-8.
Survivors include eight children and their spouses, Douglas Ward and Evon Ward and Edna Fowler and Bill Fowler, all of Texas; Peggy Cobb and Bill Cobb, Vickie Flynt and George Flynt, and Linda Gossage, all of Georgia; Carol Kornegay and Ed Kornegay of Piedmont; Brenda Akins and F.L. Akins of Florida, and Sharon Kidd and Dickson Kidd of Alabama; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Russell Gossage, Jerry Gossage, Dirk Cobb, Ward Kornegay, Jimmy Ward and Greg Ingram.
Mrs. Ward was a lifelong resident of Pleasant Gap and a member of Union Grove Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Ward, three daughters, and eight brothers and sisters.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Watts 
TALLADEGA - Graveside rites for Johnathan Len Watts, 17, of 708 Elm Street, Talladega will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Talladega with the Rev. Charles Reaves officiating and Usrey Funeral Home of Talladega in charge. 
Mr. Watts died Wednesday.
Survivors include his mother, Peggy Lovett of Talladega; his stepfather, Cecil Lovett of Talladega; a sister, Cathie Wells of Sycamore; two brothers, James McDonald of Talladega and Charles David Watts of Talladega; a niece and a nephew.
Mr. Watts was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega and a member of Pentecostal Church of God in Newsite.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]

Wright 
LINCOLN - Memorial Service for Ronald Jay Wright, 54, of 532 Howard Circle, Lincoln will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Leatherwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Owens officiating and Chapel Hill Funeral Home & Crematory in charge. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Wright died Tuesday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine M. Wright of Lincoln; his mother, Betty Wright of Wellborn; a daughter, Catrina Michelle Bates of Lincoln; a son, Bryan Christopher Wright of Lincoln; three brothers, Dennis Wright of Saks, Gerald Wright of Wellborn and Tim Wright of Wellborn, and three grandchildren, Kayland Cheyenne Wright, Emaleigh Lawren Bates and Troy Patrick Bates. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Alabama Power Co. employees and Anniston service department; Lincoln High School coaches and past and present football teams; employees of Class Act, and the Southern Rodders.
Mr. Wright was a native of Calhoun County. He was employed 34 years with Alabama Power Co. He was a former Lincoln City Council member. He played football at Auburn University from 1964-66 and was an assistant coach at Lincoln High School. He was a Navy veteran.
Mr. Wright was preceded in death by his father, Jessie A. Wright Sr., and a brother, Mike Wright. 
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to Renal Cell Cancer Research at 1-800-4-CANCER or to any child charity.  [The Anniston Star, 1-18-2001]


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