June 19, 2004
PATRICIA KAY BLUBAUGH
VASSALBORO, Maine Graveside service for Patricia Kay Blubaugh, 65, will be Monday, June 21, at 11 a.m. at the Village Cemetery
Formerly of Anniston, Mrs. Blubaugh died Wednesday, June 16, at Maine General Medical Center in Waterville, Maine.
She was preceded in death by her parents Edgehill and Charlotte (Good) Palmer. She was a graduate of Gallup High School in Gallup, N.M. and an employee of Wal-Mart for nine years and Franklin Optical in California for 13 years.
She is survived by her sons, Daryl (Judy) Porter of Oxford, David (Debbie) Porter of Vassalboro, Maine, and Dennis (Rosalee Soulis) Porter of St. Augustine, Fla.; brother, Nathan (Jody Mansour) Palmer of Lewiston; sisters, Shirley Jo (George) Kotlan of Los Lunas, N.M. and Donna Lynn (Don) Fulton of Carlsbad, N.M.; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Plummer Funeral Home in Windsor, Maine.
The family requests donations to HealthReach Hospice, P.O. Box 829, Waterville, Maine.
FLETCHER ANN BURTON
DADEVILLE Funeral service for Fletcher Ann Burton, 56, will be Saturday, June 19, at 2 p.m. at Springhill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery
in Camp Hill. Elder Bobby Edwards will officiate.
Mrs. Burton died Sunday, June 13, at her residence in Dadeville. She was born March 17, 1948, in Alabama to Hinder Stowes and the late Fletcher Russell.
She is survived by her brother, Coy (Bobbie) Russell Sr. of Waukegan, Ill.; daughter, Amanda Roper of Dadeville; son Chante (Rhonda) Banks of Alexander City; three grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.
Armour's Memorial Funeral Home will direct the service.
IDA LEE CRADDOCK
LEEDS Funeral service for Ida Lee Craddock, 87, will be Saturday, June 19, at 1 p.m. at Kilgroe Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Forest Crest Cemetery.
Ms. Craddock died Thursday, June 17.
She is survived by daughters, Betty (Charles) Vickers and Dean (Bitt) McLaughlin; sons, Arlis (Connie) Craddock, Frank (Geraldine) Craddock, T.C. (Bo) Craddock and Joe (Becky) Craddock; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Kilgroe Funeral Home will direct the service.
JIMMY L. HAMPTON
PELL CITY Funeral service for Jimmy L. Hampton, 70, will be Saturday, June 19, at 1 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City. The Rev. Johnny Cook and the Rev. Ted St. John will officiate. Burial will be in St. Clair Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Hampton died Thursday, June 17, at his residence in Pell City. He was a retired worker of U.S. Pipe. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Epperson Hampton.
He is survived by his brother, Carl D. Hampton of Port Orange, Fla.; daughters, Tressa Lynn Morgan and Judy Ann Newton of Pell City and Janet Lee Harper of Trussville; son, Phillip Dale Hampton of Pell City; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
The family requests donations be made to Lakeside Hospice in Pell City.
Pallbearers will be Craig Hampton, Bryan Lake, Scott Morgan, Keith Newton, Ben Stanley and Andy St. John.
Usrey Funeral Home will direct the service.
LETTIE AGNES SMITH
MUNFORD Funeral service for Lettie Agnes Smith, 91, will be Saturday, June 19, at 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home chapel in Talladega with Billy Smith and Gregory Smith officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery
Mrs. Smith died June 17 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County, was a member of Betta-View Church of Christ and was a lifelong homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Smith; an infant daughter; and great-grandson, Kyle Bradford.
She is survived by daughters, Betty Sue Miller of Dothan, Marilyn Parks of Talladega and Phyllis Luckett of St. Louis, Mo.; sons, William M. Smith of Barnhart, Mo., Jackie D. Smith of Oxford, J.C. Smith of Munford, Jimmy Smith of Talladega and Wilfred Smith of Munford; 19 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and care givers, Dean Vincent, Mable Rager and Southern Care Hospice.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family will accept flowers or memorials may be made to Southern Care Hospice in Alexander City.
Pallbearers will be Mike Smith, Brian Smith, Greg Smith, Randy Smith, Darrell Smith, Steve Smith, Matt Luckett and Steve Barr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Miller, Mike Roberson, Scott Smith, Kevin Smith, Chris Turner, Chris Smith, Earl Glass, Brent Miller, David Luckett and Gary Miller.
Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct the service.
RUBY N. WILLIAMS
MUNFORD Ruby N. Williams, 54, died Friday, June 18, at her residence.
Terry's Metropolitan Mortuary will direct the service.
June 20, 2004
LESTER (JACK) ROSEMAN
LINCOLN Funeral service for Lester (Jack) Roseman, 88, will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Holy Hill Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ with Bishop Edward L. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Roseman was a native and lifelong resident of Lincoln, member of Holy Hill Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ and retired from Quality Over Haul. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one daughter, six brothers, four sisters and one nephew.
He is survived by one grandson, Leontis Smith of Florida; three great grandchildren; three nieces, Rozelle Truss, Georgia M. Roseman and Tiny Roseman, all of Talladega; one son-in-law, Lee Arthur (Emma) Smith of Lincoln; five sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law and a host of other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Stephen Groce, Michael Roseman, Jerry Greer, Bennie F. Greer, Jarvis Greer, Leroy Greer and Calvin Greer.
Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Holy Hill Church.
The body may be viewed at the church one hour prior to the service.
Sims Funeral Home will direct the service.
PATRICK H. BORDEN
SYLACAUGA Patrick H. Borden died June 18 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Childersburg Mortuary Service.
PATRICIA ANN GANN
RAGLAND Funeral service for Patricia Ann Gann, 55, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Ford officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
Mrs. Gann died June 18 at University Hospital in Birmingham. She was a lifelong resident of Ragland and employed with Ragland Telephone Company.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Gann; parents, Elbert and Lela Hawkins; three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by two sons, David (Tony) Gann and wife Karen, and Terry DeWayne Gann, all of Ragland; one sister, Augusta Bice of Ragland; one brother, David (Pop) Hawkins and wife Ellie of Ragland; two grandchildren, Tiffany and Paige Gann of Ragland and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Barry Echols, Josh Echols, Terry Glass, David Burnham, Scott Glass, Tommy Welch and Ott Jones.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home.
Usrey Funeral Home will direct the service.
RUBY RACHEL HALL
MUNFORD Ruby Rachel Hall, 85, died June 19 at her residence.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Usrey Funeral Home.
TALLADEGA Mary Jenkins died June 19 at her daughters residence at River Terrace Estates.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Midway Memory Gardens Funeral Home.
HERMAN M. KELLUM
OXFORD Funeral service for Herman M. Kellum, 79, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church in Cragford. with the Rev. Tim Edwards and Rev. Burgess Austin officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery.
Mr. Kellum died June 19 at Regional Medical Center in Anniston. He was a native of Clay County but had lived most of his life in Talladega County in the Oxford area. He was a U.S. Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient having served during WWII in the South Pacific. He was retired from Jim Walter/U.S. Pipe in Anniston and was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Oxford.
He is survived by his wife, Willie Clark Kellum of Oxford; one son, Ronnie Kellum of Oxford; three sisters, Wincie Ridley of Terrell, Texas, Carol Jean Taylor and Brenda Railey of Wadley; one brother, Lindsey Kellum of Alexander City and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be George Williams, Gene Hodnett, Marlin Hunter, Lester Walker, Fred Railey and Sam Jackson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Clifford Kellum, A.N. Davis Jr. and Paul Ridley.
The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and until Monday at 1 :30 p.m.
Benefield Funeral Home will direct the services.