March 20, 2006
Piedmont Funeral services for Tommy J. Harbor, 39, of Piedmont, Ala. will be announced by Anniston Funeral Services. Mr. Harbor died Saturday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Weaver- Funeral services with full military honors for Barcy W. Lamey, age 66, of Weaver, Ala. will be 11 a.m. today, March 20, 2006 at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home with J. R. Lamey and Harley Lamey officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Lamey died Friday at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Lamey, of Weaver; two daughters, Marcie Padron and her husband, David, of Orlando, Fla. and Melissa Bishop and her husband, Webster, of Jacksonville, Ala.; three grandchildren, David Padron, Jr., Monica Lamey and Branden Lamey; eight brothers, Ron Lamey, of Hermitage, Tenn., Tom Lamey, of Benton, Ark., Harley Lamey, of Leesburg, Ala., J.R. Lamey, of Macon, Ga., Bruce Lamey, of Cordova, Tenn., Richard Lamey, of El Paso, Ill., William Lamey, of Prairieville, La. and Robert Lamey, of Elizabeth, Ark.; three sisters, Nita Hill, of Saulsbury Tenn., Patsy Horton, of Conway, Ark. and Noma Carter, of Magee, Miss.
Pallbearers will be brothers. Mr. Lamey was retired from the military after 28 years of service. He was a former employee of Anniston Army Depot and a volunteer with United Cerebral Palsy and other organizations that benefit the disabled. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 North Anniston, AL 36206 820-0024
Eastaboga Funeral services for Jeffery Scott Pettus, 24, of Eastaboga will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Anniston Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Harrington officiating. Burial will be in Anniston Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Jeff died Saturday at his home.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Debbie and Billy Fuller; his father, Scott L. Pettus, all of Eastaboga; his sister and brother-in-law, Holly and Spence Beasley, of Anniston; his stepbrother, Murray Fuller of Talladega; his grandparents, Joseph and Mary Lou Fuller, of Talladega; two nieces, Kamryn and Brook Beasley, of Anniston; three aunts, Sherry Rawlings (Lee Walkington) of Oxford, Linda Reaves (Larry) of Anniston, Velma Welch (Jim Fields) of Iron City; four uncles, Larry Smith, of Anniston, Jerry Pettus (Mary) of Anniston, Kenny Pettus, of Oxford and Blake Pettus (Clarice) of Ventura, CA; several cousins and special caregivers, Chuck and the employees of Wiregrass Hospice of Gadsden. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, E. L. and Betty Smith, Hazel Pettus and Howard Pettus; three uncles, L. B. Smith, Jerry Smith and George S. Rawlings.
Pallbearers will be Tim Siskey, Dennis Dodd, Jeremy Dodd, Jason Smith, Curtis Fleming, Mark Epps, Mike Epps and Greg Freeland. Honorary pallbearers will be the Oxford High School Class of 2000. Jeff was a graduate of Oxford High School Class of 2000. He was a devoted fan of Oxford High School Football and Alabama Football. He loved NASCAR and his favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. Floral attributes will be accepted or donations may be made in honor of Jeff to Wiregrass Hospice of Gadsden. Anniston Memorial Funeral Home 3865 US Hwy 431 North Anniston, AL 36206 820-0024
Anniston Funeral services for Miss Bridgett Smith, 29, of Anniston, Ala. will be Tuesday, March 21, 2006 at 12:30 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Quintin P. Woods, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery
in Anniston, AL with Anniston Funeral Services in charge. The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service. Miss Smith died Thursday, March 16, 2006 at Regional Medical Center in Anniston, Alabama.
Survivors include one daughter, Edonesia Cerise Smith, of Anniston, Ala.; her mother, Betty Miller Smith, of Anniston, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Jovita Carr and her husband, Kelvin, of Huntsville, Ala.; Lillie Smith, of Oxford, Ala.; two brothers, Jeremiah Smith, Jr., and Lee Andrew Smith, both of Anniston, Ala..
Pallbearers will be Curtis Miller, Lee Andrew Smith, Nathaniel Smith and Kelvin B. Carr. Miss Smith was a life long resident and a member of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church where she served on various Ministries; Fire Power, Prayer Warriors, Mass Choir, SRS, Matron's Choir and served as vice president in the Matrons Ministry. She also was a graduate of Anniston High School 1995 and had attended Ayers Technical College where she studied Accounting. The family will accept flowers.
Oxford Funeral services for Mr Angus Young, age 84 of Oxford, Ala. where Sunday, March 19, 2006 at 1:30 p.m., at the Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Barrow officiating. Entombment was in the Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum. Mr. Young died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alexander City, AL.
He is survived by his three sons; Larry A. Young and his wife, Linda, of Oxford, Ala., Terry Young and his wife, Marie, of Oxford, Ala. and Billy N. Fritts and his wife, Jessie of, Oklahoma; seven grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren. Mr. Young was a member of First United Methodist Church of Oxford. He was a retired employee of National Gypsum Company. Mr. Young was a World War II Veteran and was a member of the Masons. He was preceded in death by his wife Mabel C. Young.
In lieu of Flowers the Family ask that donations be made to the Alzhemiers Foundation.
January 6, 2006
WALLACE RANDLE GLOVER
ALPINE Funeral services for Wallace Randle Glover, 93, will be Saturday, Jan. 7, at 11 a.m. at Sycamore Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Miller officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mr. Glover died Wednesday, Jan. 4, at his residence.
He is survived by sons, Willie Calvin (Barbara) Glover, Robert C. (Mattie) Miller both of Alpine; daughters, Mary (Arthur) Cheeley of Greenville, Ga., Naomi Ragland of Lithonia, Ga., Carolyn Taylor of Atlanta, Ga.; 56 grandchildren; 51 great grandchildren; 41 great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Sims Funeral Service will direct.
ELEANORE DOWNES MEZZANOTTE
TALLADEGA Memorial service for Eleanore Downes Mezzanote, 85, will be Saturday, Jan. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assissi Catholic Church with the Rev. Jose Manjalay officiating.
Mrs. Mezzanotte died Wednesday, Jan. 4, at Citizens BMC. She was of the Catholic faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John F. and Elizabeth A. Downes.
She is survived by daughter, Judith M. Gilliam of Talladega; sons, James A. Mezzanotte of Charlotte, N.C., Robert E. Mezzanotte of Talladega, and John C. Mezzanotte of Pompano Beach, Fla.; sister, Marilym McDaniel of West Haven, Conn.; brothers, Vernon E. Downes of West Haven, Conn., Tracy F. Downes of Wallingford, Conn., Duane E. Downes of Statford, Conn., and Lauren E. Downes of West Haven, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct the service.
WILLIAM WILSON BEAVERS
PELL CITY Funeral services for William Wilson Beavers, 79, will be Saturday, Jan. 7, at 1 p.m. at Bloominglight Baptist Church in Pell City with the Rev. Arthur Swain officiating. Burial will be in Roberson Cemetery
in Pell City.
Mr. Beavers died Friday, Dec. 30, at his residence.
He was a life long resident, a member of the Bloominglight Baptist Church and was a concrete finisher for over fifty years.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Willie Mae Beavers of Pell City; sons, William Wilson Beavers Jr. of Pell City, Roderick Beavers of Syracuse, N.Y., and Bennie Beavers of Baltimore, Md.; daughters, Shirley Beavers of Montgomery, Connie (Oscar) Harrrington of Pell City, and Wilma Jordan of Pell City; sisters, Modell (Horage) Forman of Pell City, Rinda Hines of Birmingham, Margaret Stout and Lilian Posey both of Detroit, MI; eight grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
The body will be at the church one hour prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Veron Lewis, Shawn Beavers, Pete ONeal, Jimmy Lewis, Bill Beavers, and Terino Forman.
Rest in Peace Funeral Services will direct.
ALEX CITY Leslie Brooks died Thursday, Jan. 5, at Carraway Methodist Medical Center.
Wrights Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
WILLARD RAY CALDWELL
CHILDERSBURG Graveside Rites for Willard Ray Caldwell, 88, will be Saturday, Jan. 7, at 2 pm. at Midway Memory Gardens with Dr. Larry Morris officiating.
Mr. Caldwell died Thursday, Jan. 5, at his residence.
He was a native of Clay County but had been a resident of Winterboro most of his life. He was a member of Winterboro Baptist Church. He retired from Kockums Industries.
He is survived by his wife, Thaddie H. Caldwell of Childersburg; daughters, Diana Crump of Houston, Texas, and Janice C. Harkins of Childersburg; sons, David L. Caldwell of Talladega and Paul Evans Caldwell of Ashford, Ala.; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 6, from 6-8 p.m. at Usrey.
Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct the services.
MARSHALL A. CHAMPION JR.
NEW ORLEANS, LA. Memorial services for Marshall A. Champion Jr., 51, formerly of Pell City, will be Saturday, Jan. 7, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church.
Mr. Champion died Monday, December 19, 2005.
He is survived by his wife, Becky Champion; son, Christopher Turner Champion; daughter, Amy Ivey; father, Marshall A. Champion Sr.; mother, Adeline Standley; step-mother, Helen B. Champion; brothers, William G. Champion and Robert A. Champion; sister, Marsha Ramsden; step-sister, Phyllis Graham; and five grandchildren.
Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.
CHILDERSBURG Charles Garret died Thursday, Jan. 5, at his residence.
Community Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
WILLIAM (BILL) EDWARD GILMAN
TALLADEGA William (Bill) Edward Gilman, 69, died Dec. 26, 2005. He was a native of Buffalo, N.Y., though he made Talladega his home since the early 1970s. He was a 36 degree Mason, Past Patron Yates 215, Lyndonville, N.Y., a member of DeMolay during his youth, and retiree of the Talladega County D.H.R.
Mr. Gilman is survived by one daughter, Elisa Atiyeh; two grandsons; a granddaughter; and a brother.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to one of the following: The American Heart Association, the American Lung Society, The American Diabetes. Society, UAB Stroke Research, Zamora Burn Center, St. Judes, or the Talladega High School Band Boosters, where he had been a booster parent.
A private service will be at a later date.
Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega is in charge.