Hollis Aaron Sapp
65, piping superintendent, Caddo
Funeral for Hollis Aaron Sapp, who died Thursday, September 11, 1997, at his home of an apparent heart attach, was held Sunday, September 14, 2 p.m., at Parkway Funeral Hone. O.D. Bowling and C.G. Reding officiated.
Burial was in the East Lawrence Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Sapp was born in Lawrence County to Grace Hampton and Thomas Sapp. He was piping superintendent for Rust International. Mr. Sapp was a member of Five Points Christian Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Sapp; two sons, Thomas Sapp and Jason H. Sapp, both of Caddo; three daughters, Vanessa Gamble of Caddo and Ranee L. McConnell and Holly Dapp, both of Decatur; one brother, G.W. Sapp of Caddo; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Rick Barnes, Al Tunstill, William "Buster" Harris, Hut McCaghren, J.T. Carter and Carl Robertson.
Lillie Mae Butler
83, retired lunchroom worker, Town Creek
Funeral for Lillie Mae Butler was held Thursday, September 11, 2 p.m., at Sanderson Chapel United Methodist Church in Hatton with the Revs. Robert Sanderson and George Benefield officiating.
Burial was in the Providence Cemetery in Hatton with Elliott Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Butler died Tuesday, September 9, 1997, at her residence.
She was born in Franklin County and was retired from Hatton High School lunchroom. She was the widow of Grady Butler.
Survivors include a son, Mike Butler of Town Creek; three daughters, Geraldine Norton and Peggy Lowery, both of Town Creek and Lorene Howard of Leoma, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Benjy Norton, Keith Norton, Wesley Norton, Anthony Lowery, Andy Armstrong, Darren Franks, Flint Gillespie Jr. and Joseph Gibson.
James "Jimmy" Kirby
Funeral for James "Jimmy" Kirby, who died Tuesday, September 16, 1997, in an automobile accident in Decatur, is today (Thursday) September 18. The 2 p.m. service will be at the Flat Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Wayne Dotson and Glenn Pankey officiating.
Burial is to be in the Flat Creek Cemetery with Lawrence Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Kirby was born in Michigan.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Eddy Kirby; a daughter, Charity Kirby of Russellville; a stepdaughter, Marie Osborne of Decatur; a brother, Scott Kirby of Trinity; four sisters, Gloria Wade and Pat Dutton, both of Trinity, Margaret Pankey of Guntersville and Sharon Terry of Trinity; and his grandmother, Stella Teal of Albertville.
Pallbearers were Ricky Eddy, Phillip Terry, Roland Wright, Bo Dutton, Jeremey Harville and Jason Morgan.
Josephine Jones Williams
76, homemaker, Courtland
Funeral for Josephine Jones Williams is Today (Thursday), September 18, 2 p.m., at Parkway Funeral Home chapel with A.G. Simmons Sr. officiating.
Burial is to be in the Courtland City Cemetery.
Mrs. Williams died Tuesday, September 16, 1997, at National Healthcare in Moulton.
She is survived by three sons, Travis Williams and Larry Williams, both of Courtland and Rickie Williams of Lexington; four daughters, Frances Smith of Hillsboro, Betty Woodruff and Brenda Dodd, both of Moulton and Shirley Parker of Decatur; a sister, Louise Choate of Waynesboro, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Grandsons were the pallbearers.
Annie Blanch Hood
83, homemaker, Mount Hope
Annie Blanch Hood died Monday, September 15, 1997, at National Healthcare in Moulton.
The funeral was held Tuesday, September 16, 11 a.m., at Elliott Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Pearson officiating.
Burial was in the Smith Cemetery in Mount Hope.
Mrs. Hood was born in Lawrence County to Cora Lambert and Charles Posey. She was a member of Mount Hope Church of Christ.
Survivors include a son, John Hood of Mount Hope; four sisters, Katie Isbell of Huntsville, Clara Hill of Killen, Bertha Britnell of Mount Hope and Johnie Dowler of Ohio; four brothers, Henry Posey of Trinity, Earl Posey of Moulton, William Posey of Town Creek and James Posey of Florence; and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jimmie Stancil, Forney Alexander, Gilbert Smith, Michael Borden, J.W. Parker, Joel Dutton and Gene Gold.
Callie Lee Hice
68, homemaker, Moulton
Callie Lee Hice died Tuesday, September 16, 1997.
The funeral will be today (Thursday), September 18, 2 p.m., at Elliott Funeral Home chapel with Jackie Shelton officiating.
Burial is to be in the Harmony Cemetery.
Ms. Hice was a native of Lauderdale County and was the daughter of Mosie Aldridge and Jim Hice.
Survivors include a sister, Lillie Bell Hice of Moulton; three Brothers, J.C. Hice of Moulton, Hoover Hice and Maple Hice, both of Florence.
Ione Rebman McKnight
Funeral arrangements for Ione Rebman McKnight, who died Tuesday, September 16, 1997, at Decatur General Hospital, will be announced by Roselawn Funeral Home.
Willerdean Childers Heflin
49, homemaker, Trinity
Funeral for Willerdean Childers Heflin was held Friday, September 12, 2 p.m., at New Vision Independent Church with the Rev. Marcus Lipscomb officiating.
Burial was in the East Lawrence Memorial Gardens with Parkway Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Heflin died Wednesday, September 10, 1997, at Decatur General Hospital.
She was born in Lawrence County and attended New Vision Independent Church.
Survivors include her husband, McCoy F. Heflin; two sons, Daniel L. "Bubba" Goodwin and Charles G. Heflin, both of Trinity; one daughter, Lisa Goodman Melson of Trinity; her mother, Katherine Childers of Moulton; two stepsons, Sammie R.L. Heflin of Decatur and Theran M. Heflin of Texas; one stepdaughter, Wendy A. Heflin of Decatur; two brothers, David Childers of Trinity and Roger Childers of Moulton; five sisters, Joni McCormick and Nora Curtis, both of Moulton, Sharlene Jones of Trinity, Lynn Childers and Marsha Smith, both of Danville; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jason Jones, Heath Childers, Jamie McCormick, Allen Childers, R.J. Dunn and Charles Hallman.
Ione Rebman McKnight
78, retired librarian, Courtland
A graveside service was held for Ione Rebman McKnight, who died Tuesday, September 16, 1997, at Decatur General Hospital, on Saturday, September 20. The 10 a.m. service was held at Courtland City Cemetery with Rev. William Cooper officiating and Roselawn Funeral Home directing.
A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. at Courtland Presbyterian Church.
Ms. McKnight was born in Grove Hill. She was a member of Courtland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include one aunt, Lorena Rebman McGarry of Florence; and cousins.
Memorials may be made to Courtland Presbyterian Church.
James Theo Hamilton
72, paper tester, Portage, Mich.
Funeral for James Theo Hamilton was held Monday, September 22, 2 p.m., at the Church of God Family Worship Center in Kalamazoo, Mich. with the Rev. H.D. Spivey officiating.
Burial was in the Mount Ever-Rest Mausoleum with Rupert, Durham, Marshall & Gren Funeral Home, Portage, directing.
Mr. Hamilton died Thursday, September 18, 1997, at his residence.
He was born in Moulton to David and Pearl (Steele) Hamilton and was a member of the Church of God Family Worship Center. He was a paper tester for James River Company.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Townsend Hamilton; a son, Lewis D. Hamilton of Kalamazoo; a daughter, Sharolyn M. Hamilton of Portage; one brother, Billy Hamilton of Moulton; two sisters, Fannie Lee Wright of Birmingham and Carolyn Gentry of Moulton; and one grandson.
Memorials may be made to Church of God Family Worship Center, 5841 East H. Ave., Kalamazoo, Mich., or First Assembly of God Christian School, 5550 Oakland Dr., Portage, Mich. 49024.
Annie Lee Terry
67, retired nurse, Moulton
Funeral for Annie Lee Terry, who died Monday, September 22, 1007, at UAB in Birmingham, is today (Thursday), September 25, 2 p.m., at Elliott Funeral Home with Junior Hale officiating.
Burial will be in the Jones Chapel Cemetery.
She was born in Lawrence County to Joseph Putman and Maggie Letson.
She is survived by one son, Hillard Alton Terry of Hillsboro; one daughter, Deborah Dianne Stephens of Moulton; three sisters, Ruby Smith and Lois Harville, both of Moulton and Doris Henson of Maryville, Calif.; two brothers, McKinley Letson of Birmingham and Joel D. Letson of Moulton; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are to be Kenny Nelson, Mike Maddux, Mike Terry, Barry Stricklin, Kevin Letson and Iven Terry.