Chandler, Louis Arnold 'Plowboy', Jr.
May 31, 1928 - March 22, 2005
Louis Arnold "Plowboy" Chandler, Jr., 76, of Bessemer, died March 22. He was a member of Vineland Park Baptist Church, Hueytown. He worked for 45 1/2 years at U. S. Steel and was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Elfriede Chandler; daughter, Cariss "Christy" Chandler Dooley; grandson, Christopher L. Mitchell Dooley; sister, Hazel Rasberry; brother- in-law, Jimmy Rasberry; sister-in-law, Reba Cox Chandler; three nephews, one niece, several great nieces and great nephews. Services were held March 24 at Peoples Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Gunn officiating. Burial followed in the Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Plantersville.
Chandler, Marvin Israel
November 23, 1910 - January 31, 1998
Funeral services for Marvin I. Chandler, 87, of Selma were Feb. 2, 1998 at the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Neal Caver officiating. Burial was in Pineview Memory Gardens Cemetery with Lawrence Funeral Home directing. Mr. Chandler died Jan. 31, 1998, at a local hospital in Selma. He is survived by his wife, Myrtle Irene Chandler of Selma; four daughters and sons-in-law: Geraldine and Lamar Bice of Marietta, Ga., Shelby and Radford Talley of Villa Rica, Ga., Ozelle Miller of Montgomery and Linda and Jim Rush of Montgomery; six grandchildren: Brenda Gwin of Chattanooga, Tenn., Gina Hawkins of Loganville, Ga., Gregory Bice of Marietta, Ga., Jennifer Gastley of Atlanta, Lisa Stephenson of Brazelton, Ga., and Frederika Miller of Gulf Shores; three sisters and nine grandchildren.
Chandler, Velma Annie
December 14, 1920 - June 24, 1997
Funeral services for Velma Annie Chandler, 76, of Selma, will be on Friday, June 27, 1997 at the Lawrence Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m. with Dr. Jerry Henry officiating. Burial will be at the Pineview Memory Gardens with the Lawrence Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Chandler died at her residence in Selma on June 24, 1997. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence M. Chandler, and six brothers, Willie J. Harrison, Clarence Harrison, Dewey F. Harrison, Aubrey L. Harrison, Clem C. Harrison and Lewis Junior Harrison. She is survived by two daughters, Annie Pearl Hall, Selma; Mary Middlebrooks, Autaugaville; two sons, William T. Chandler, Autaugaville; Lawrence M. Chandler, Prattville; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one sister Florence Cranmore, Selma, and one brother, Jimmy T. Harrison, Maplesville. Active pallbearers: Jesse Harrison, Bobby Harrison, Jimmy Harrison, Jr., Bartley Giles, Raymond Harrison and David Harrison. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. Michael Soppett, Dr. Jerry Dillard, and the nurses of Cahaba Hospice.
Chastaine, Florence C.
1907 - April 20, 2005
Services for Florence C. Chastaine, 98, of Birmingham, will be held today at Martin Funeral Home Chapel at 1 p.m. with Dr. Buddy Gray officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Grove Cemetery. Friends will be received before the service from 12- 1 p.m. Chastaine died Wednesday, April 20 in Jefferson County. Survivors include her son, Robert R. Chastaine of Birmingham; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Childress, Effie Delene
July 30, 1914 - February 01, 2000
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Delene Childress, 85, of Phenix City, will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Mars Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. William Short officiating. Burial will follow at Mars Hill Cemetery with Martin Funeral Home directing. Childress was born in Chilton County on July 30, 1914, to the late Thomas and China Viola Gothard Cofer. She died on February 1, at her residence at Phenix City Health Care. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Burnice Childress. She is survived by one daughter, Brenda Wilson of Smiths; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Childress, Euell Thomas 'Tom'
February 22, 1908 - March 28, 1999
Funeral services for Euell "Tom" Childress, 91, Calera, will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Randall Mims officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove No. 1 Cemetery in Jemison, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Childress was born on Feb. 22, 1908, in Chilton County, the son of the late Clarence and Alice Childress. He was a machine operator. He died at his residence on March 28, 1999. Among the survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Dot Porter and Mrs. Faye McClusky, both of Jemison; a son, David Childress, Jemison; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Childress, Kristi Carol
April 03, 1965 - March 07, 2005
Thorsby resident Kristi Carol Childress, 39, of Thorsby died Monday, March 7, 2005, in Chilton Medical Center. She was born Saturday, April 3, 1965, in Chilton County to Benny Charles Childress and Dianne Martin Childress. She is survived by her mother and father; two brothers, Alan Childress of Clanton and Kyle Childress of San Francisco, Calif.; two grandmothers, Jean N. Martin of Jemison and Lena Childress of Thorsby; her nephew, Austin Childress of Los Angeles, Calif.; and two nieces, Katelyn Childress of Clanton and Isabella Childress of Clanton. Service was at Oak Grove Baptist Church on March 10, the Revs. Keith Edwards, Morris and Terry Avery presiding. Burial followed in Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery in Jemison, Martin Funeral Home directing. The family requests memorial donations be made to the Oak Grove Baptist Church Widow Fund, 211 Highway 155 in Jemison.
Childress, Robert E. Lee
November 28, 1917 - February 14, 2003
Funeral services for Robert E. Lee Childress, 85 of Thorsby, will be held Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Baptist No 1 with Rev. William Short and Rev. Alvin Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Baptist No. 1 Cemetery in Thorsby. Born on Nov. 28, 1917 to Millard Filmore Childress and Emily Childress, he died Friday, Feb. 14, 2003 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. Survivors include his wife, Mary E. Childress of Thorsby; daughter Sue Dutton of Randolph; sons Lymons Lee Childress of Clanton and William Childress of Thorsby; step-daughters Angela, Rhonda, Karen and Tammy; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. His first wife Evie Childress, a son, Ted, and a granddaughter Trinity Childress, preceded him in death.
Childress, William Quitman
December 26, 1861 - November 25, 1935
W.Q. Childress, Clanton Route 4, died Monday, Nov. 25. Burial was at Liberty Hill. He is survived by 1 daughter, and 2 Brothers.
Chitty, Mary Ann
April 20, 1866 - April 07, 1945
Mrs. Mary Ann Chitty, age 78, died Verbena Rt. 2, April 7. Burial was at Chestnut Creek Cemetery. She is survived by 1 daughter Mrs. Carl A. Nelson, 2 Brothers, F.M. Connell of Clanton, and Gus Connell of Woodford, Ala., and by 2 Sisters.
Clackler, Beulah Velma
March 09, 1901 - December 27, 1981
Mrs. Beulah Velma Clackler, 80, of Clanton died December 27. She was born March 9, 1901 in Chilton County. Survivors include one son, Carlton Clackler; two daughter-in-laws, Verdie Clackler and Myrtle Clackler; one brother, Joe Brown; three sisters, Evelyn DeVaughn, Bessie Mae Cleckler, Beatrice Jaczinski; one step-sister, Ms. Lee Ray; all of Clanton; 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held December 28, 2:00 p.m. at Zion Ridge Church of God with interment in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Rev. Carl Johnson, Rev. Sulivan and Rev. Kenneth McDonald officiated. Mercer Funeral Home directed.
Clackler, Earleen C.
May 07, 1917 - March 15, 1998
Funeral services for Earleen C. Clackler, 80, of Clanton were March 17, 1998, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Miller officiating. Burial was in Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Clackler was born May 7, 1917, in Alabama to the late Walter Leonard and Georgia Elizabeth Coggins. She was a homemaker. She died March 15, 1998, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elois and Ben Henderson of Birmingham; a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Joe Odom of Pascagoula, Miss.; a daughter, Donna Baker of Clanton; a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Glenda Clackler of Montgomery; a son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Carol Clackler of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters: Bessie Williamson of Bessemer and Frances Jackson of Jemison; six brothers: George Coggins of Alabaster, James Coggins of Leeds, Bobby Coggins of Pelham, Harold Coggins of Graysville, Bernie Coggins of ALabaster and Leonard Coggins of Columbiana; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Clackler, Mr. James W.
Clackler, Mr. James W., age 70, of Clanton, Ala. Rte. 4, died at 7:15 p.m. Monday, December 30. Funeral was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 1, 1952 from Providence, beat 16 conducted by Rev. J. H. Alpin. Interment in the church cemetery. He is survived by 3 sons -- Hopkins, Clydie and Reedie Clackler, All of Clanton; 3 daughters -- Mrs Walter Collins, Mrs. L. W. Mims, both of Clanton; Mrs. Archie Short, Birmingham; 3 brothers -- Joe, Elijah, and Henry Clackler, all of Clanton. There are 15 grand children and 1 great grand child. Pallbearers were: F. M. Johnson, J. C., C. W., Edwin, H. R., and A. L. Clackler. Flower girls -- Mrs. Billie Ellison, Mrs. Archie Clackler, Mrs. Marvin Traywick, Mrs. William Taylor, Shirley Traywick, Annette Mims, Mrs. Joel Clackler, ??? Nell Mims. Spigener Funeral Home in charge.
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Clark, Edna Ophelia Hayes
January 28, 1915 - April 11, 2001
Graveside services for Edna Ophelia Hayes Clark, 86, El Cajon, Calif., will be held at Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery in Clanton on Saturday, April 14, 2001, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roland Davis officiating and Martin Funeral Home in Clanton directing. Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Clanton on Saturday, April 14, 2001, from noon until 1 p.m. Clark was born in Alabama, the daughter of the late James Jackson Hayes and Carrie Lee Hayes. She was a homemaker. She died at her residence on April 11, 2001. Survivors include four daughters, Dian Eaton, Valley Village, Calif., Carol Pitsenberger, Sevierville, Tenn., and Pamela C. Geiger and Sharon Clark, both of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Mary Goldsberry, Sylmar, Calif.; four grandchildren, Kimberly Guth, Burbank, Calif., Jennifer Davis, Portland, Texas, W. Austin Seay, Knoxville, Tenn., and Donovan Geiger, San Diego, Calif.; and two great-grandchildren, Ryan Guth and Kyra Guth, both of Burbank, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton L. Clark.
May 10, 1853 - February 10, 1935
Mrs. Permilyer Clark, age 83, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lena Vinson near Coopers Feb. 10 after a long illness. Burial was at Chestnut Creek. Before her marriage she was Miss Permilyer Hilyer. She married Mr. Jim Patterson of Coosa County. He died 27 years ago. She is survived by 1 daughter, Mrs. Isaac J. Vinson of Coopers, 3 Sons, Tom Patterson, of Clanton, J.D. and Leonard Patterson of Phenix City, and 2 Bro., one Sister, Mrs. Ellen Hilyer Watts Eialnd of North Clanton, her 2 Brothers are S. H. Hilyer of Clanton and Bill Hilyer of Coosa Co.
Cleckler, Cecil Harley
January 15, 1922 - March 26, 1996
Services for Cecil H. Cleckler, 74, of Verbena were Thursday, March 28, 1996 at 2 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Simpler and the Rev. Keith Edwards officiating. Burial was in the Chestnut Creek Cemetery in Verbena with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Cleckler was born on Sunday, January 15, 1922 in Alabama to the late Willie Cleckler and the late Susie Mims Cleckler. He worked as a truck driver. He died on Tuesday, March 26, 1996 at Vaughan Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. He is survived by four sons: Alvin Cleckler, Clyde Cleckler, and Larry L. Cleckler, all of Prattville, and Wallace C. Cleckler of Verbena; two daughters: Bobbie Jean Gothard of Jemison and Dorothy C. Higgins of Clanton; a step-daughter, Sallie P. Edwards of Verbena; four brothers: Winfred Cleckler, James H. Cleckler, Johnnie V. Cleckler, and Gene Cleckler, all of Clanton; 11 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and 3 step-grandchildren.
October 06, 1922 - November 06, 1999
Funeral services for Clifton Cleckler, 77, Thorsby, were held on Nov. 8, 1999, at New Cedron Baptist Church, with Rev. Lyn Rowe and Rev. Randy Gothard. Burial Followed at New Cedron Baptist Church Cemetery in Billingsley, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Cleckler was born on Oct. 6, 1922, in Chilton County, the son of John and Mary Ann Cleckler. He was a brick mason. He died on Nov. 6, 1999, at his residence. Survivors include six sons, Robert Daniel Johnson and Ralph Edwards, both of Clanton, John Wayne Cleckler and Douglas Cleckler, both of Thorsby, Jimmy Wayne Cleckler, Maplesville, and Randall Cleckler, Jemison; three daughters, Betty Sue Owens, Lillian Faye Edwards, and Alice Faye Smitherman, all of Clanton; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
August 25, 1914 - June 01, 1999
Funeral services for Dalton Cleckler, 84, Clanton, will be held on Thursday, June 3, 1999 at 2 p.m. at Zion Ridge Church of God, with Rev. Robert Barnes and Rev. Gilbert McIntyre officiating. Burial will follow a the Zion Ridge Church of God Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Cleckler was born on Aug. 25, 1914, in Chilton County, the son of the late George and Ida Cleckler. He was a textile worker. He died on June 1, 1999, at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Survivors include his wife, Gladys Cleckler, Clanton; two sons, Timothy Dale Cleckler and Sanford Oneal Cleckler, both of Clanton; one Daughter, Hazel Cleckley; four sisters, Alice Maners, Faye Jacks, Lollie Kelley and Emma Staggs, all of Clanton; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Wayne Cleckler.