Martin, William Allen
April 22, 1874 - August 18, 1942
William Allen Martin, age 68, died Tuesday at his home in the Eastview Community. Burial was at Bethany. He is survived by 3 Daughters, 4 Sons, 1 Sister, Mrs. Rosa Lee Kemp of Clanton, 1 Brother, J.D. Martin.
Matthews, Emmett Abram, M.D.
September 04, 1859 - June 16, 1918
Dr. E. A. Matthews died at the home of his Daughter, Mrs. Wimberly at Reform, Ala., burial was Wed. in Clanton City Cemetery, he was a Physician and Banker in Clanton.
Matthews, Samuel Curry, M.D.
January 10, 1887 - February 24, 1916
Dr. S.C. Matthews, Prominent Clanton Doctor dropped dead Friday morning while cranking his automobile. Burial was Clanton City Cemetery. His Father-In-Law was Mr. O. E. Latham.
Thomas, Elizabeth Nancy (Maxwell)
Dated 3-09-1922, Mrs. Elizabeth Nancy Thomas died Monday, Burial was at Kellyton. Mrs. Thomas was 74, she was a Maxwell before marriage. Left 3 Sons: J. M. Thomas of Colorado, Texas, F. M. Thomas of Birmingham, and C.D. Thomas of Clanton, her daughters are: Mrs. Robert Goodgame of South Pittsburg, Tenn., Mrs. Mabel Levy of Sylacauga, Mrs. W.D. Spigner, Miss Emma, and Miss Bessie Thomas of Clanton.
McCary, Columbus McDonald
March 04, 1870 - October 12, 1941
Columbus M. McCary, 71, died in Clanton, Oct 12. burial was at Mulberry Cemetery. Survived by his Wife, 1 Son, and 1 Daughter.
McCraw, Alice Faye Thornton
November 02, 1936 - March 18, 2002
Funeral services for Alice Faye McCraw, 65, Maplesville, will be held at Mulberry Baptist Church on Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Bishop, Rev. Shane Hamlin, and Rev. Kenneth Graham officiating. Burial will follow at Mulberry Baptist Cemetery in Maplesville, with Martin Funeral Home directing. McCraw was born on Nov. 2, 1936, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Elder B. Thornton and the late Ruby Kathryn Thornton. She was a sewing supervisor. She died on March 18, 2002, at her residence. Survivors include two daughters, Rita (Tommy) Robbins, Verbena and Melissa (Greg) Wooten, Duncanville; three brothers, Jimmy Charles Thornton, Maplesville, Eddie Frank Thornton, Sr., and Timothy William Thornton, both of Selma; two sisters, Mary Kathryn (Kay) Wilson and Pamela Jane (Pam) Graham, both of Clanton; two grandsons, Johnny Reed Tippett, Clanton, and Tommy Charles (T.C.) Robbins, Verbena; one granddaughter, Natilie McCraw Wooten, Duncanville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy McCraw; her parents, Elder B. and Kathryn Thornton; and one brother, Jeffery Alvin Thornton
McCullough, Ezra Voncille Colee
April 20, 1932 - November 07, 1999
Funeral services for Ezra Voncille McCullough, 67, Thorsby, will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, at 2 p.m. at Milton Baptist Church in Milton, with Rev. Ricky Patterson officiating. Burial will be at Weaver Cemetery in the Bethel Community, with Martin Funeral Home directing. McCullough was born on April 20, 1932, in Autauga County, the daughter of the late John Ezra and Nora Colee. She was a homemaker. She died on Nov. 7, 1999, at her residence. Survivors include her husband, William Harrell McCullough, Thorsby; one son, William Herrell McCullough, Jr., Thorsby; two brothers, Calbert William Colee, Jones, and Leland Alexander Colee, Gold River, Calif.; two sisters, Virginia Nell Colee, Selma, and Flora Jean Pickering, Plantersville; 11 nieces; 10 nephews; and several great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, William Jesse McCullough; her parents, John Ezra and Nora Colee; one sister Mautis Colee Donavan; and one brother Clifton Kelley Colee.
Callen, Mary P. McGee
1860 - February 1922
Mrs. W T. Callen died Friday at the home of her daughter Mrs. Callen Alread. Burial was in Clanton City Cemetery. She was 61.
McGee, Woody Lee
January 23, 1878 - May 12, 1945
Woodie Lee McGee, age 67, of Lawley died Monday. His funeral was conducted at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial at old Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Maplesville. Survived by his Wife, 2 Sons, W. G. of Lawley and L.P. of Selma, 1 Daughter, Mrs. Annie Sewell of Lawley, 8 Brothers, Fred of Centreville, Arthur of Tuscaloosa, Walker and Harvey of Fla., Lonnie of Selma, Edd of Clanton, Clayton and Sam of Maplesville.
McKay, Dortha Irene Traywick
March 14, 1909 - December 30, 2000
Funeral services for Irene McKay, 91 and a resident of Clanton, were held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2001 at Martin Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Jimmy Simpler and Rev. Ralph Mims officiating. Interment followed at Chestnut Creek Baptist Cemetery in Verbena. Born on March 14, 1909, she was the daughter of the late James Henry Traywick and the late Mary Ann Traywick. A homemaker, she died on Dec. 30, 2000 at Hatley Health Care in Clanton. She is survived by four daughters, Lois DeVaughn of Verbena, Clara Ann Richardson of Orlando, Fla., Euba Joyce Melhem of Orlando, Fla., and Charlice Mae Savoie of Verbena; two step-sons, Bill McKay of Norristown, Pa., and Lawrence McKay of Oneona; a step-daughter, Mary Ruth Magnesco of Orange Park, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
McKee, Carl M.
December 20, 1922 - May 22, 2001
Funeral services for Carl M. McKee, 78, Thorsby will be held at Oak Hill Church on Wednesday, May 23, 2001, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Simon Bussie and Rev. Dwight Weaver officiating. Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, May 22, 2001, from 5-8 p.m. McKee was born on Dec. 20, 1922, in Chilton County, the son of the late Jim McKee and the late Maggie Delene McKee. He was a welder. He died on Monday, May 21, 2001, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Pearl McKee, Jemison; two sons, James Carl McKee and Barney Gabriel McKee, both of Jemison; one daughter, Delores Averette, Thorsby, and 13 grandchildren.
McKee, E. Frances Terry
August 30, 1916 - August 06, 2000
Graveside services for Frances Terry McKee, 83, Montgomery, will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at 4 p.m. at Plantersville Methodist Cemetery, with Rev. Glenn Walker officiating and Martin Funeral Home directing. McKee was born on Aug. 30, 1916, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Lovick Richard Terry and Mary Frances Milling Terry. She was a general store owner. She died on Aug. 7, 2000 at Woodley Manor Nursing Home in Montgomery. Survivors include one daughter, Ann Whatley, Auburn, and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil McKee.
McKee, Ken Wayne
February 14, 1941 - October 04, 1998
Funeral services for Ken Wayne McKee, 57, of Clanton were Oct. 5, 1998, at Martin Chapel with Rev. Billy Boatwright and Rev. Pate Hughins officiating. Burial was in Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. McKee was born Feb. 14, 1941, in Alabama to the late Jim and Maggie Delene Knight McKee. He worked as a truck driver. He died Oct. 4, 1998, at his residence in Clanton. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth B. McKee of Clanton; a daughter, Melinda Kaye Gray of Clanton; three sons: Tim McKee of Clanton, Phillip McKee of Thorsby and Gary McKee of Clanton; a brother Mack McKee of Jemison; and nine grandchildren.
McKinney, John Richard
January 29, 1919 - March 20, 2005
Services for John Richard (J. R.) McKinney. 86, of Maplesville, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel Wednesday, March 23 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Danny Rasberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Stanton. Friends will be received today from 5-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. McKinney died Sunday, March 20 in Selma. Survivors include his brother, Bob Ed McKinney of Plantersville; and his sister, Allene Lawley of Maplesville.
Jones, Mary Lavinia (McSwain)
August 01, 1911 - September 23, 2000
Funeral services for Mary Lavinia (McSwain) Jones, 89, and a resident of Clanton, were held on Monday, Sept 25, 2000 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev Jay Hurd officiating. Internment followed at Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton. Born on Aug. 1, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Thadeus C. and Sidney Buchanan Jones. A sales clerk with Chicago Sales in Clanton for 27 years, she died on Sept 23, 2000 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Comer Jones. She is survived by two daughters, Mary F. Clackler of Stone Mountain, Ga., and Berry Collins of Jemison; two sisters, Elizabeth M. Miller of Clanton and Frances M. Hodges of Panama City Beach, Fla.; a brother, Thadeus C. McSwain of Atlanta; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
McSwain, Thaddeus C.
March 11, 1879 - July 03, 1937
T. C. McSwain, age 58, Clanton Business Man died Sat. He is survived by his Wife, 4 Daughters, Mrs. H. C. Jones of Troy, Mrs. B. M. Inzer of Clanton, Elizabeth and Frances McSwain of Clanton, one Sister, 3 Grandchildren. Burial was in Clanton City Cemetery.
Meherg, Patricia Ann (Bean)
September 10, 1967 - July 21, 2002
Funeral services for Mrs. Patricia Ann (Bean) Meherg, 34 of Verbena, were held at Mineral Springs Baptist Church (Jemison) on Tuesday, July 23, 2002 at 11 a.m. with the Revs. Lee Prater and Derek Deavers officiating. Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Meherg, a homemaker, was born in Chilton County on Sunday, September 10, 1967, the daughter of Larry and Larita Moton Bean. She died Sunday, July 21st at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Surviving relatives include the husband, Keith Meherg, Verbena; a daughter, Miss Whitney Meherg, Verbena; mother, Mrs. Larita Moton Dunn, Clanton; father, Larry Bean, Clanton; stepfather, Lynn Dunn, Clanton; stepmother, Mrs. Jan Bean, Clanton; sister, Brandy Boockholdt, Clanton; brother, Brandon Bean, Clanton; grandmother, Mrs. Sara Nell Moton, Jemison; and stepbrother, Tyson McLester, Mobile.
Melton, Clara (Thrash)
December 03, 1914 - November 15, 1998
Funeral services for Clara (Thrash) Melton, 83, of Clanton are today, Nov. 18, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Calvary Memorial church with Rev. Joe Hearn officiating. burial is in Rocky Mt. Methodist Cemetery in Jemison with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Melton was born Dec. 3, 1914 in Alabama to the late Jim and Ella Thrash. She was a homemaker. She died Nov. 15, 1998 at her residence. She is survived by a daughter, June Northcutt Simms of Clanton; a son, Jimmy Northcutt of Jemison; two sisters: Odell Robinson and Wilma Ellison, both of Jemison, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
September 21, 1932 - October 18, 1996
Services for L. C. Melton, 64, of Maplesville were Saturday, October 19, 1996, at 4 p.m. at the Mt. Carmel Baptist #2 Church with the Rev. Charles Forriester officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Carmel Baptist #2 Cemetery in Maplesville with the Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Melton was born September 21, 1932, in Chilton County to the late Leland C. and Mattie Nix Melton. He worked as a superintendent. He died Friday, October 18, 1996, at AMI Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He is survived by his wife, Virgil A. Melton of Maplesville; two daughters: Sandra Fluker of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Rita Little of Maplesville; his son Kim Melton of Montevallo; three sisters: Theo Smith of Helena, Leo Smith of Calera and Irene Burnett of Montevallo; Jewel Melton of Verbena and Ollis Melton of Clanton; his grandchildren: Shannon Allen, Chris Graham, both of Maplesville, Jennifer Clay and Jacqueline Melton, both of Montevallo; and his great-granddaughter, Emerald Clay of Montevallo.