Chandler, Minnie Orene (Patterson)
1927 - December 09, 2004
Minnie Orene Chandler Minnie Orene Chandler, 77, of Plantersville, died Thursday, December 9 at Brookwood Medical Center. Services will be held at University Church of God, Sunday, December 12 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Willard Scott and Rev. Billy Boatwright officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends will be received today at Martin Funeral Home Chapel from 6-9 p.m. Survivors include three sons, Horace Dennis of Plantersville, Floyd Daniel Chandler of Maplesville and Michael Dale Chandler of Selma; three brothers, Horace Lowell Patterson of Plantersville, Randall Lee Verlon of Demopolis and James Curtis Patterson of Selma; sister, Una Faye Lawrence of West Blockton; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
December 25, 1848 - December 12, 1933
Mrs. Molly Patterson died Dec. 17, burial was at Liberty Hill in Coosa County. Her first marriage was to Mr. Jim Dennis of Coosa County, 4 Children, 2 are Dead, Aaron Dennis of Jemison and Mrs. Johnny Wright of Clanton. Second marriage was to Mr. Josiah Patterson of Coosa Co. and they had 2 children, Jim Patterson of Rockford and Emma Patterson. (Please Note: The Grave Stones at Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Coosa Co. list: Mary L. Patterson Born 12-25-1848 Died 12-12-1933 Josiah Patterson Born 9-7-1850, Died 2-11-1908Also note that Polly or Molly were used for those named Mary. Often second Mary in a Family was Polly, and the third Mary was Molly.
Patterson, Trinity C.
March 31, 1976 - March 20, 1998
Funeral services for Trinity C. Patterson, 21, of Thorsby, were March 21, 1998, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church #1 with Rev. Mike Lawrence officiating. Burial was in Mt. Carmel Baptist Church #1 Cemetery in Thorsby with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Patterson was born March 31, 1976, in Shelby County to William and Donna Littleton Childress. She worked as a bank teller. She died March 20, 1998, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Terry Patterson of Jemison; a sister, Cheyenne Cleckley of Jemison; a grandfather, Lee Childress of Thorsby; and a grandmother, Nell Littleton of Clanton.
Payne, Dewey Lavern
August 13, 1938 - November 12, 2000
Funeral services for Dewey Lavern Payne, 62, Maplesville, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel at Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Aubry Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery in Stanton, and Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2000 from 5-8 p. m. Payne was born on Aug. 13, 1938, in Bibb County, the son of the late Albert and Essie Mae Payne. He was a supervisor. He died on Nov. 12, 2000, at Chilton Medical Center. Survivors include two sons, David Payne, West Blocton, and Daryl Payne, Stanton; two daughters, Karen McKinnon, Maplesville, and Amy Payne, Stanton; three brothers, Wesley Payne, Maplesville, Fred Payne, Randolph, and Tom Payne, Woodstock, three sisters, Betty Smith, Lawley and Sanera Bush and Inez Smitherman, both of Maplesville; and eight grandchildren.
Payne, Jesse Pope, Jr.
December 03, 1919 - May 15, 1998
Graveside services for Jesse Pope Payne, Jr., 78, of Thorsby, are today, May 17, 1998, at Thorsby Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Harry Gulledge officiating and Martin Funeral Home directing. Mr. Payne was born Dec. 3, 1919, in Alabama to the late Jess Pope and Gladys Roberta Payne. He worked as a plumber. He died May 15, 1998 in Thorsby. He is survived by his wife, Elsie D. Payne of Thorsby; two daughters: Nell Freeman of Birmingham and Dell Geeslin of Thorsby; a sister, Norma Jean Atchison of Pinson; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Payne, Lavett Moody
August 03, 1930 - February 18, 2000
Funeral services for Lavett Moody Payne, 69, Maplesville, were held on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, with Rev. Jim Shannon officiating. Burial followed at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Maplesville, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Payne was born on Aug. 3, 1930 in Alabama, the son of the late Albert Moody and Essie Mae Payne. He was a machine operator. He died on Feb. 18, 2000, at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Survivors include his wife, Blossom Payne, Maplesville; one daughter Shelia Davenport, Jemison; three sons, Andy Payne, Albert Payne and Shorty Payne, all of Maplesville; four brothers, Wesley Payne, Dewey Payne, Fred Payne, all of Maplesville, and Tom Payne, West Blockton; three sisters, Inez Smitherman, Betty Smith, and Sedera Bush all of Maplesville; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Payne, Moses Jesse 'M.J.'
December 12, 1936 - May 23, 1999
Funeral services for M .J. Payne, 62, Maplesville, will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at 11 a.m. at the Randolph Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Randolph Baptist Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 1999 from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Payne was born on Dec. 12, 1936, in Alabama, the son of the late Albert Moody and Essie Mae Payne. He was a foreman and operator. He died on May 23, 1999, at his residence. He is survived by three daughters, Loretta Payne, Birmingham; Julie Brechin, Vincent; Angie Burbank, Helena; one son, Michael Payne, Vincent; three sisters, Inez Smitherman, Maplesville, Betty Smith Lawley, Sadera Bush, Maplesville; five brothers, Wesley Payne, Lavette Payne, Dewey Payne, all of Maplesville, Tom Payne, Woodstock, Fred Payne, Randolph; eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia A. Payne.
Payne, Virginia Delene
May 14, 1940 - May 23, 1999
Funeral services for Virginia A. Payne, 59, Maplesville, will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at 11 a.m. at the Randolph Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Randolph Baptist Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 1999, from 6-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Payne was born on May 14, 1940, in Alabama, the daughter of Eva Burnett and the late William Argue Anderson. She was a homemaker. She died on May 23, 1999, at her residence. She is survived by three daughters, Loretta Payne, Birmingham; Julie Brechin, Vincent; Angie Burbank, Helena; one son, Michael Payne, Vincent, her mother, Eva Burnett, Selma; two brothers Larry Anderson, Maplesville, Billy Burnett, Selma; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Moses Jesse Payne.
Payne, Wesley Eugene
October 26, 1924 - December 30, 2000
Funeral services for Wesley E. Payne, 76 and a resident of Maplesville, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001 at 11 a.m. at Stanton Bible Methodist Church, with Rev. John Ingram officiating. Interment will follow at Randolph Baptist Cemetery. Born on Oct. 26, 1924, he was the son of the late Albert Payne and the late Essie Payne. An assistant track supervisor and an Army veteran, he died on Dec. 30, 2000 at Selma Baptist Hospital. He is survived by his wife Katherine Payne of Maplesville; four sons, Johnny Payne of Stanton, Roy Glenn Payne of Maplesville, Bill Payne of Maplesville and Frank Payne of Maplesville; three daughters, Sandra Hayes of Stanton, Patricia Frisch of Brainerd, Minn., and Kathie Clark of Selma; two brothers, Fred Payne of Randolph and Tom Payne of West Blockton; three sisters, Inez Smitherman of Maplesville, Betty Smith of Lawley and Sadera Bush of Maplesville; 21 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Ray Payne and a grandson, Robert Eugene Frisch.
Payton, James Alvin
December 19, 1923 - December 09, 2001
Funeral services for James Alvin Payton, 77, Clanton, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Jeff Hughes, Rev. Ralph Jones, and Rev. Robert Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at Chilton Memorial Gardens, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Payton was born on Dec. 19, 1923, in Alabama, the son of the late John Payton and the late Elsie Payton. He was a shipping and receiving clerk and served in the Army. He died on Dec. 9, 2001, at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Payton, Clanton; three daughters, Peggy Cox, Clanton, Jo Ann Headley, Shelby, Jenny Sumrall, Enterprise; one son, Jimmy Payton, Clanton; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brother Willie Payton and Thomas Payton.
Smith, Laura Ann (Payton)
June 28, 1945 - September 14, 2000
Funeral services for Laura Ann Smith, 55, Clanton, were held on Monday, Sept. 18, 2000, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bill Alexander officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Grove Methodist Cemetery, in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Smith was born on June 28, 1945, in Alabama, the daughter of Fannie Payton and the late Julius Payton. She died on Sept. 15, 2000, at Selma Baptist Hospital. Survivors include two sons, William Smith and Ray Smith, both of Lawley; two daughters, Lima Smitherman, Clanton, and Christy Denson, Selma; her mother Fannie Payton, Clanton; one brother, Roger Payton, Clanton; and one sister, Laverne Dismuke, Eclectic; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Smith.
Payton, Lewis Lawson
May 7, 1919 - August 14, 2003
Service for Lewis Lawson Payton, 84 of Clanton, are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. He will be buried at Cane Creek Baptist Cemetery. The Rev. Randy Newman and Rev. Gene Truman will preside over the service. Visitation will take place at Martin Funeral Home tonight from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Payton was a machine operator by trade. He is survived by his wife, Diane Payton of Clanton as well as one son - Morris Payton of Jemison. He is survived by two grandsons - Randy Payton of Clanton and Kendall Payton of Clanton as well as one brother, Julius Payton of Ozark. He is also survived by five sisters - Ethel Payton of Clanton, Maudie Atha of Clanton, Victoria Smitherman of Clanton and Marzelle Robinson of Clanton and Etta Redmond of Alabaster.
December 15, 1929 - January 01, 2002
Funeral services for Dean Thomas Phillips, 72, Clanton, will be held at Friendship Baptist Church on Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at 2 p.m., with Rev. David Henthorne officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Baptist Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Phillips was born on Dec. 15, 1929, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Albert Thomas and the late Minnie Cleckler Thomas. She was a homemaker. She died on Jan 1, 2002, at her residence. Survivors include her husband, Jack Phillips, Clanton; one daughter, Janice Hayes, Clanton; one grandson, Scotty Jones, Clanton; and two great-grandchildren.
Childress, Eloise 'Sally' (Phillips)
January 01, 1934 - October 07, 1998
Funeral services for Mrs. Eloise "Sally" Childress, 64, of Calera were Oct. 9, 1998 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Morris Holcomb officiating. Interment followed at Pleasant Grove #1 Cemetery with Martin Funeral Home Directing. Mrs. Childress was born on Jan. 1, 1934, to the late Martin and Annie Phillips. She died on Oct. 7, 1998, at her home in Calera. She is survived by her husband, Tom Childress of Calera; one son, David Childress of Jemison; two daughters: Dot Porter and Faye McCluskey, both of Jemison; two sisters: Doris Huggins and Geneva Layfield, both of Springville; four brothers: Dewitt Phillips, Richard Phillips, Hubert Phillips and Wilkes Phillips, all of Springville; 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Phillips, Thomas Smartt 'Tom'
November 03, 1842 - May 19, 1913
Mr. Thomas S. Phillips, died May 19, buried Clanton Cemetery, was born at Franklin in Macon Co. 11-3-1842, married Miss Glennis Lamar of Auburn in 1869, moved to Clanton in 1886, leaves a Wife and 4 Daughters.
Pickens, Michael Joseph
December 04, 1919 - November 30, 1942
Michael Joseph Pickens, age 23, died at the home of his Grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Downs Monday. Burial was at Clanton City Cemetery. He is survived by his Parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Pickens of Denver, Col., 1 Sister, Mrs. Dean Moyer of Colorado. His father was principal of Chilton County High School for some years in the past.
Pierce, Curtis Reynolds
February 12, 1905 - February 15, 2002
Funeral services for Curtis Reynolds Pierce, 97, Billingsley, were held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Donny Burns and Rev. Nat Creamer. Burial followed at Bethsalem Baptist Cemetery in Billingsley, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Pierce was born on Feb. 12, 1905, in Chilton County, the son of the late George Henry Pierce and the late Frances Pierce. He was a farmer. He died on Feb. 15, 2002, at Hatley Health Care in Clanton. Survivors include three sons, G. C. "Bud" Pierce, Clanton, Thomas R. Pierce, Montgomery, Barney Pierce, Billingsley; one daughter, Frances P. Hughes, Prattville; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Pierce, and one daughter, Mary Sue Baker.
Pierce, Lee Ora (Baker)
October 25, 1911 - June 25, 1997
Funeral services for Lee Ora Smitherman (Baker) Pierce, 85, of Clanton, were held on Friday, June 27, at the New Harmony Holiness Church in Clanton at 2 p.m. with the Reverends Perry Cleckler and Roger Moates officiating. Burial was held at the New Harmony Holiness Cemetery with the Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Pierce was born in Chilton County on October 25, 1911 to the late John Baker and Luraine Franklin Baker. She died at the Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Clanton on June 25, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Reynolds Pierce, Clanton; three sons and a daughter, Cecil Smitherman, Joel L. Smitherman, A. J. Smitherman and Carolyn Hathcock, all of Clanton; 15 grandchildren and14 great-grandchildren.
Pierce, John W.
August 01, 1856 - November 23, 1937
John Pierce, age 85, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Viola Wyatt of Clanton Route 2, Sat. Burial was at Floyd Baptist Cemetery. He is survived by 8 Children, Mrs. Viola Wyatt of Clanton, Mrs. Ella Wilson of Verbena, Mrs. Victoria Bryant of Verbena, Mrs. Emma Williams of Clanton, Mrs. Samantha Boozer of Billingsley, Clyde and Arthur Pierce of Vida, and Willie Pierce of Clanton, and 60 Grandchildren.