Reynolds, Judith Marie Burt
October 27, 1956 - December 26, 2001
Funeral services for Judith Marie Burt Reynolds, 45, Plantersville, will be held at Martin Funeral Home chapel on Friday, Dec. 28, 2001, at 11 a.m. Burial will be at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Maplesville, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Reynolds was born on Oct. 27, 1956, in Jefferson County, the daughter of Mary Frances Atchinson Burt and the late Haywood C. Burt. She was a homemaker. She died on Dec. 26, 2001, at UAB Medical Center. Survivors include one son, Frank (Kim) Reynolds, Selma; one daughter, Angie Marie Quinn, Verbena; one mother, Mary Frances Atchinson Burt, Maplesville; three sisters, Mary Ann (Ben) Smith, Jemison, Nile Burt (Glenn) Pugh, Maplesville, and Theresa (Daniel) Mendez, West Blocton; two brothers, Wade L. (Lisa) Burt and Robert Burt, both of Maplesville, and Candice Pierce, Verbena; 12 nieces and nephews; and six great nieces and nephews.
Reynolds, Lewis Claude
October 16, 1890 - December 18, 1937
Claude Reynolds, age 47, was crushed to death by a County Tractor last Sat. Burial was at Clanton City Cemetery. He is survived by his Wife, 4 Sons, Parents, Judge and Mrs. L. H. Reynolds, 2 Brothers, Omar and Grady Reynolds, 2 Sisters, Mrs. William [sic] Newell and Mrs. Winnie Bridges.
Reynolds, Lewis Henry, Judge
October 16, 1864 - December 19, 1944
Judge L. H. Reynolds died Tuesday. Lewis Henry Reynolds, age 80, was buried in the Clanton City Cemetery. He is survived by his Wife, Mrs. Dora Marshall Reynolds, 2Sons, H. Grady and Omar L. Reynolds, 2 Daughters, Mrs. John M. Bridges of Bessemer, Mrs. John Newell of Clanton, 3 Brothers, W. A. Reynolds of Clanton, S. J. Reynolds of Jemison, M .J. Reynolds of Louisiana, 2 Sisters. He served 3 terms in the Ala. State Legislature. He served 3 terms as Probate Judge of Chilton County, 1904-1934 except for the term of 1911-1916. He was a son of Rev. Job Reynolds and Susie Jordan Reynolds. He was born in Macon County, ala., near Tuskegee in 10-16-1864. Moved to Dry Valley in the Northern part of Chilton Co. in 1870. He married Miss Dora Marshall of Athens, Ga. 1888. Ancestry.com, http://www.bruceglenn.com/clanton.htm.
Chandler, Margaret Louise (Reynolds)
June 12, 1928 - February 17, 2004
Services for Margaret Chandler, 75, of Clanton, will be held Feb. 20 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Midway Memorial Gardens with Reverend Tony Smitherman officiating. Visitation will be Feb. 19 at Martin Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m. Mrs. Chandler, a homemaker, died at Parkland Hospital Feb. 17. Survivors include her son, Daniel Chandler of Clanton; daughters, Ruby Bowden of Clanton, Dottie Adams of Marbury, Susan Isbell of Prattville, Paula Byers of Deslodge, Mo. and Melinda Chandler of Prattville; 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. She was the daughter of Earnest William Reynolds and Alma Chandler.
Reynolds, Omar Lafayette, Jr.
February 17, 1928 - July 16, 1928
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Reynolds' Son, Omar, JR., died Monday night in a Montgomery Hospital. Burial was in Clanton City Cemetery.
Rhodes, Donald Wayne
August 14, 1944 - April 05, 2000
Funeral services for Donald Wayne Rhodes, 55, Clanton, will be held on Friday, April 7, 2000, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Wendell Kelley and Rev. Robert Barnes officiating. Burial will follow at Billingsley Cemetery, with Martin funeral Home directing. Rhodes was born on Aug. 14, 1944, in Chilton County, the son of the late James and Grace Rhodes. He was a carpenter. He died on April 5, 2000, at Baptist East Medical Center in Montgomery. Survivors include his wife, Christine Rhodes, Clanton; two sons, Donny Wayne Rhodes and Kevin Ray Rhodes, both of Clanton; one daughter, Norma Jean Driver, Prattville; five brothers, Daniel Rhodes, Prattville, Edward Rhodes, Swannee, Ga., Terry Rhodes, Clanton, Roy Rhodes, Bessemer, and Bobby Rhodes, Daphne; six sisters, Ruby Silveroli, Huntington Beach, Calif., Elsie Mae Williams, Fayette, Brenda White, Clanton, Judy Wyatt and Mary Sue Cox, both of Jemison, and Sandy Dunn, Prattville; and five grandchildren.
Rhodes, Edwin Arnold
October 04, 1966 - April 24, 2001
Funeral services for Edwin Arnold Rhodes, 34, Verbena, will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2001, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Wendell Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Church of God Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 25, 2001, from 5-8 p.m. Rhodes was born on Oct. 4, 1966, in Chilton County, the son of Daniel Rhodes and Eula Parrish. He was a painter. He died on April 24, 2001, in Marbury. Survivors include his wife, Linda K. Rhodes, Verbena; one daughter, Brooke Rhodes, Verbena; his father, Daniel Rhodes, Prattville; his mother, Eula Parrish, Clanton; three sisters, Debbie Hilyer, Prattville, Rita Cleckler, Clanton, and Joyce Minor, Verbena; one grandmother, Paralee Edwards, Clanton; one grandfather, James Rhodes, Clanton; one step-mother, Rebecca Rhodes, Prattville; and one step-father, Lester Parrish, Clanton.
Rhodes, Ella Mae
September 06, 1924 - May 09, 1998
Funeral services for Ella Mae Rhodes, 73, of Clanton were May 10, 1998, at Glad Tidings Church of God with Rev. Robert Barnes and Rev. Harlen Harris officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Martin Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Rhodes was born Sept. 5, 1924, in Alabama to the late George and Ida Cleckler. She was a homemaker. She died May 9, 1998, at her residence in Clanton. She is survived by her husband, Odell Rhodes of Clanton; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherrell and Roger Smitherman of Clanton; a daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Jasper Cleckler of Clanton; a brother, Dalton Cleckler of Clanton; four sisters: Alice Manner, Faye Jacks, Lollie Kelley and Emma Staggs, all of Clanton; three grandchildren and one step-great-granddaughter.
Rhodes, George Herbert
December 31, 1946 - January 15, 2004
George Herbert Rhodes Services for George Rhodes, 57, of Lawley, will be held Saturday, Jan. 17 at Ebenezer Baptist Church Number Two. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Danny Rasberry officiating. Mr. Rhodes, a newspaper carrier, died at his home Jan. 15. Survivors include his wife Sandra Rhodes of Lawley; sons, Jamie and Michael Rhodes of Clanton; daughters, Kathy Rhodes of Clanton and Renee Santos of Clanton; step-sons, Kevin, Tony and Kenneth Smith of Maplesville; step-daughter, Emily Walker of Selma, Sarah Smith of Maplesville; mother, Katie Rhodes of Maplesville; brother, Delton Rhodes of Randolph; sisters, Shirley Vines and Faye Smith of Clanton and 15 grandchildren. Mr. Rhodes was the son of George and Katie Rhodes.
January 22, 1921 - December 31, 2002
James Edward Mullins: Funeral services for James Edward Mullins, 75 of Jemison, will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at 2 p.m. at Thorsby Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Shannon officiating. Burial will follow at Midway Memorial Gardens in Jemison. Born on March 19, 1927 to Eddie Williams and Nora Williams of Chilton County, he died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Betty Williams of Jemison; aunt Mildred Paschal of Birmingham and several nieces and nephews. James Rhodes: Funeral services for James Rhodes, 81 of Clanton, will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2003 at 11 a.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Billy Boatwright and Rev. Henry Williams. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Clanton. Born on Jan. 22, 1921 to Bud Rhodes and Susie Rhodes of Chilton County, he died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2002 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Survivors include sons Daniel Rhodes of Prattville, Edward Rhodes of Suwanee, Ga., Terry Rhodes of Clanton, Roy Rhodes of Pleasant Grove and Bobby Rhodes of Daphne; daughters Ruby Silveroli of Fountain Valley, Calif., Elsie Williams of Hueytown, Sue Cox of Clanton, Brenda White of Clanton, Judy Wyatt of Thorsby and Sandy Dunn of Prattville; brothers Melvin Rhodes of Clanton and Odell Rhodes of Clanton; sisters Lois Headley of Jemison and Berlie Headley of Jemison; 32 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
Rhodes, Lula E.
March 20, 1903 - April 17, 2000
Funeral services for Lula E. Rhodes, 97, Maplesville, will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2000, at Martin Funeral Home Chapel at 11 a.m., with Rev. Wendell Kelley officiating. Burial will follow at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Cemetery in Plantersville, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 18, 2000, from 5-8 p.m. Rhodes was born on March 20, 1903, in Alabama, the daughter of the late Artie and Eliza Hicks. She was a homemaker. She died on April 17, 2000, at Chilton Medical Center in Clanton. Survivors include one daughter, Gertrude Spigner, Maplesville; two sons, Bill Rhodes, Plantersville and William D. Rhodes, Maplesville; one sister, Beulah Payton, Bilingsley; 11 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Rhodes, Thelma Grace
April 09, 1926 - September 10, 2000
Funeral services for Thelma Grace Rhodes, 74, Clanton, will be held at the Clanton Church of God on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Billy Boatwright and Rev. Henry Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Rhodes was born on April 9, 1926, in Alabama, the daughter of the late Henry and Essie Mae Headley. She was a homemaker. She died on Sept. 10, 2000, at Shelby Medical Center in Alabaster. Survivors include her husband, James Rhodes, Clanton; six daughters, Ruby Silverolli, Garden Grove, Calif., Elsie Williams, Fayette, Mary Sue Cox and Brenda White, Clanton, Judy Wyatt, Jemison, Sandra Dunn, Prattville; five sons, Daniel Rhodes, Prattville, Edward Rhodes, Suwannee, Ga., Terry Rhodes, Clanton, Roy Rhodes, McCalla, Bobby Rhodes, Daphne; two brothers, Paul Headley and Elmer Headley, both of Clanton; 28 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
Riffe, Hazel Crowe
1918 - July 01, 2004
Services for Hazel Crowe Riffe, 86, of Lawley, were Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Friendship Baptist Church in Perry County at 10 a.m. with the Rev. John Acreman and Rev. Donald Harris officiating. Mrs. Riffe, a member of Friendship Baptist Church and former member of Randolph Baptist Church, died July 1 at Perry County Nursing Home in Marion. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Lawley with Martin Funeral Home directing. Survivors include five sons, James Thurston "J. T." Crowe Jr. of Selma, William Bryant Crowe, Paul A. Crowe, and Jimmy O. Crowe, all of Lawley, C. Blakey Crowe of Maplesville; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Howard of Bessemer; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Thurston Crowe Sr. and T. Hargus Riffe; a daughter, Edith Crowe Hughes; and a son, Harold R. Crowe.
Riffe, Thomas Hargus
November 28, 1904 - September 18, 2002
Funeral services for Thomas Hargus Riffe, 97, Randolph, will be held at Randolph Baptist Church on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2002, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Charles Teauge officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Baptist Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be at Martin Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2002, from 5-8 p.m. Riffe was born on Nov. 28, 1904 in Bibb County, the son of the late Charlie Riffe and the late Mollie Riffe. He was a welder. He died on Sept. 18, 2002, at Bibb Medical Center Nursing Home in Centreville. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Riffe, Randolph; his son, Buddy Riffe, Randolph; two daughters, Geneva R. Hubbard and Lillian Riffe Hamm, both of Randolph, one sister, Alice Lawley, Randolph; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Riggins, Cecil Tyrone
April 02, 1934 - January 13, 2004
Services for Cecil Riggins, 69, of Clanton, will be held today, Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery and Reverends Willie Littleton and Zack Bates will officiate. Mr. Riggins, a carpenter, died at Brookwood Medical Center Jan. 13. Survivors include his wife, Mary Kate Riggins of Clanton; sons, Ty and Mike Riggins of Clanton; daughter, Cathy Al'Khaateeb of Pinson; brothers, Owen and Louen Riggins of Clanton; sisters, Louise Bates of Clanton, Lorene Mims of Clanton and Irtis Blackwell of Clanton and seven grandchildren.
Riggins, Eva Agnes
April 04, 1923 - February 11, 2001
Funeral services for Eva Agnes Riggins, 77, Clanton, will be held at Providence Baptist Church No. 2 on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001 at 11 a.m., with Rev. Alvin Porter, Rev. Evie Megginson, and Rev. Glenn Bonds officiating. Burial will follow at Providence Baptist Cemetery No. 2 in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Riggins was born on April 4, 1923, in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Archie Clifton and Gracie Bates. She was a homemaker. She died on Feb. 11, 2001, at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Alabaster. Survivors include her husband, James Owen Riggins, Clanton; one daughter, Diane Riggins, Selma; three sisters, Pearl Baker, Arlie Mims and Frances Riggins, all of Clanton; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Culpepper, Gurtis (Riggins)
August 27, 1918 - December 11, 2001
Funeral services for Gurtis R. Culpepper, 83, Clanton, will be held at Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Clanton on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roland Davis officiating. Burial followed at Liberty Hill Baptist Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001 from 6-8 p.m. Culpepper was born on Aug. 27, 1918, in Alabama, the daughter of the late James Corbett Riggins and the late Iona Riggins. She was a homemaker. She died on Dec. 11, 2001, at Hatley Health Care in Clanton. Survivors include two sons, James Eddie Culpepper and Clark Culpepper, one daughter, Johnnie Sue Ennis, Columbiana; three brothers, James Owen Riggins, Lewin Riggins and Cecil Riggins., all of Clanton; three sisters, Ertice Blackwell, Lorene Mims, and Louise Bates, all of Clanton; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Littlejohn, Lucy (Riggins)
October 12, 1854 - September 16, 1933
Mrs. Lucy Littlejohn, age 79, died at her Home in Clanton last Sat. Burial at Liberty Hill Cemetery. She was the Widow of Late mr. Jim Littlejohn who died in April of 1928. Before her marriage she was Miss Lucy Riggins, Sister of the Late Rufus C. Riggins. She is survived by 4 Sons, 3 Daughters and 1 Sister.
Riggins, William Gantt, Rev.
March 06, 1847 - November 19, 1928
Gantt Riggins, age 82, died Sunday night a few miles North of Clanton. He was found dead in his home Monday morning. For many years he was an active Baptist Preacher and served many local Churches. He is survived by his Second Wife, Mrs. Gensie Riggins who is a daughter of John Price. His first Wife, Lucinda was daughter of Mr. Joel Childress. He is the Father of 21 Children, 15 still living. Burial was at New Salem Cemetery.
Roberts, Raymond Carl
1906 - July 01, 1998
Funeral services for Raymond Carl Roberts, 92, formerly of Clanton, were July 9, 1998, at Oakwood Cemetery in Sheffield. Mr. Roberts was born in Coopers to the late James H. and Lula Mae McSwain Roberts. He worked as an engineer and held several positions before retiring as a consultant from IBM in 1971. He returned annually to the Roberts family reunion in Clanton. He died July 1, 1998, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. He is survived by a daughter, Helene R. Alexander of Auburn; a sister Elizabeth Best of Portland Ore.; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers: Barney, Guy, Norman (Buck) and James Roberts; four sisters: Ruth Roberts, Mae Edwards, Myrtle Wingo and Lola Hall; and his wife, Merrie Helene Roberts.