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Date: Monday, 8 October 2012, at 7:40 p.m.

December 27, 2005


WOODLAND — Funeral services for Mr. Victor Harston Bailey, age 72, of Woodland, will be held Thursday, December 29, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. from Rocky Branch Baptist Church with Bro. Clayton Scott and Tim Bailey officiating. Mr. Bailey will lie in state one hour before the service at the church. Burial will follow in adjoining church cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Bailey died Saturday, December 24, 2005 at East Alabama Medical Center.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, from 4:00 till 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Bailey is survived by his wife, Ruth Rollins Bailey of Woodland, one daughter, Jane Bailey (husband David) Stroud of Woodland, one son, John H. (wife Deb) Bailey of Pelham, three sisters, Ruth Pools of Suwannee, GA, Mildred Johnson of Jackson, Estelle Whatley of Oxford; six grandchildren, Benjamin David Stroud of Japan, Matthew Ryan Stroud, Thomas Jackson "T.J." Stroud, Adam Bailey Stroud, Jennifer Leigh Bailey, Jonathan Victor Bailey.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Mr. Bailey was born January, 2, 1933 the son of Thomas Elmer and Ellen Amelia Waters Bailey. He was a member of the Rocky Branch Baptist Church, office manager of Wilson Brothers Paving & Constructive, executive committee board member of the Randolph County Baptist Association, served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Myrtice Johnson, Katherine Thomas; two brothers, George Thomas Bailey, Marlon Bailey. Flowers will be accepted or donations made to Rock Branch Building Fund.


PELL CITY — Graveside services for Milliscent V. Bivens, 83, were Monday, Dec. 26, at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Williams officiating.

Mrs. Bivens died Dec. 24.

She is survived by a son, Wayne Cosper; a daughter Carolyn Armstrong; three brothers, Kenton Vaughan, Harold Vaughan and Howard Vaughan; two grandchildren, Scott Honeycutt and Amy Cosper.

Kilgore Funeral Home in Pell City directed the services.


TALLADEGA — Funeral service for infant Ny’Asia Jenae Bridges, two and a half months old, was Monday, Dec. 26, at Terry’s Metropolitan Mortuary Chapel with Bro. Cliff Goodwin, Bro. Chad Turner, Rev. Bobby Welch officiating.

Burial was in Midway Memorial Gardens.

Ny’Asia died at her home.

She is survived by her parents, Jennifer M. Bridges and La’Marcus Q. Smoot of Talladega; a sister, Ahmaria Q. Bridges of Talladega; her grandparents, Jeff and Rose Bridges, the Rev. Kenneth and Brenda Lee and Mitchell Stockdale, all of Talladega; great-grandparents, Patricia Ann Holt, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Linda Wilson, William and Jeanette Simmons, Eliza Stockdale and Rushie Cochran, all of Talladega, and Joe and Florence Lee, Childersburg.

Terry’s Metropolitan Mortuary directed the services.


ANNISTON — Funeral service for Lela Turner Chatman, 56, of Anniston, formerly, of Lincoln will be Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Q.P. Woods, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Goodson Funeral Home directing.

Public visitation will be Monday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Chatman died Monday, December 21, at her residence.


CHILDERSBURG — A private graveside service for Mr. Robert L. (Alabama Snake Doctor) Cheezum Sr., 76, will be held at Marble City Cemetery.

Mr. Cheezum died Dec. 24 at Coosa Valley Medical Center.

He is survived by a daughter, Lynda Byrd of Goodwater; a son, Robert L. Cheezum of Childersburg; two grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a native of Maryland.

Curtis and Son Funeral Home Childersburg will direct the service.


PELL CITY — Funeral services for the Rev. Jimmy Warren Coleman, 73, will be Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church Pell City with the Rev. John Merck officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga.

Rev. Coleman died Dec. 25.

He was a graduate of Sylacauga High School and Mississippi State University. He attended New Orleans Theological Seminary. He pastored four churches from 1956 until 2001. He was and evangelist for 2 years. He was founder and director of Direct Faith Missions.

He was preceded in death by his parents James W. and florence Jones Coleman and a sister, Betty Cantor.

He is survived by his wife Lillian P. Coleman; a daughter, Rachel L. (Dennis) Bowman; a son, Joel W. (Kelly) Coleman; a sister, Dot Blocker; three granddaughters, Adrienne Bowman, Brittany Coleman and Victoria Coleman.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.


PELL CITY — Douglas S. Hamlin went home to be wth his Lord and Savior Dec. 24, 2005. Born Dec. 16, 1942, in Anniston, AL.

He was predeceased by his father, Robert "Hob" Hamlin, mother Louneal Hurst Hamlin and son, Brian.

He is survived by three sons, Rusty, Johnny (Amy) and John Paul (Amber). Six grandchildren, Alyssa, Noah, Billy Ray, Isaac, Cheyanne and Derek. Twin brother, Atty. Don Hamlin of Pell City, sisters, Joan (James) Hurst of Delta, and Charlotte (Duey) Hammick of Lineville.

He attended Macedonia Baptist Church. Served in the Navy and the Air Force. An avid Harley lover and rider, lived life to the fullest. He was a former Probate Judge of Ashland, AL.

Kilgroe Funeral Home will direct the service.


WESTOVER — Graveside services for Mary Hazel Hanna, 91, will be Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 2 p.m. at Lawley’s Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Hanna died Dec. 23.

She is survived by a daughter, Laverne (Leldon) Hulsey; a brother, Ollie Howard; seven grandchildren, Jeanne Arbitelle (Robert), Regina Alexander (David), Donna Fikes (Miachel), Given Weaver, Bernie Hulsey (Judy), Stormy Foster, and Karida Deason; 8 great-grandchildren, Bradley, Kathryn, Reese, Chase, Dallas, Raven, Gage and Chayla; and several nieces and nephews.

Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.


PELL CITY — Funeral services for the Rev. Tillmon J.C. Harris, 70, will be Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. at Bible Methodist Church with the Rev. Mike Pepple and the Rev. Ives Harris officiating. The body will lie in state from 12 noon until service time. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Rev. Harris died Dec. 24.

He was educated as a diesel mechanic, but his love for God and people dictated his life’s work. Rev. Harris was called to the ministry in the 1960’s and served churches in the Akron/Cleveland, Ohio area before returning to Alabama in 1970 to pastor the West Blocton Bible Methodist Church. In 1973, Rev. Harris was called to his wife’s home church, Pell City Bible Methodist Church. He served there faithfully and diligently for 31 years until 2003 when he felt he should retire for health reasons.

True to character, Bro. Harris didn’t stay retired. He started (almost immediately) preaching at the East Lake Bible Methodist Church. He soon officially accepted the call to pastor the church. He continued to serve there until his death.

Rev. Harris also demonstrated his love and care for people as he greeted families at Kilgroe Funeral Home Leeds for the past five years. In Heaven Rev. Harris was reunited with his son Steve Harris and his parents Robert J.C. and Gladys Harris. Here on earth he will be missed by all who knew him, especially his family. Papaw, we love you and miss you.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Eleanor Fae Burnham Harris; two daughters, Sharon Stratton (Roger), and Rhonda Pepple (Mike); 7 grandchildren, Steve and Wendy Harris, Katrina and Nathaniel Stratton, Bradley, Heather and Grant Pepple; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Harris Smith; a sister, Syble Daffron; a brother, Rev. Ives Harris (Pat); a host of nieces, nephews cousins and friends; and all of St. Clair County and the people of Bible Methodist Churches.

Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.


ALPINE — Terrion Ison, 15, of 1717 Kings Chapel Road died December 26, 2005.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Terry’s Metropolitan Mortuary.


SYLACAUGA — Joseph M. McCalla, 61, of Sylacauga died Dec. 26 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

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