August 11, 2006
EVA BERNICE BOWMAN
BREMEN, GEORGIA — Mrs. Eva Bernice Austin Bowman, 89, of Field Street, Bremen, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2006. She was born March 1, 1917, in Randolph County, Alabama the daughter of the late Mr. Gus Austin and the late Mrs. Della Horne Austin. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist Faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Chester Bowman; sister, Ora Mae Austin and brother, Herman Austin. She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Nell and Edward Robinson of Villa Rica and Bonnell Spurling of Villa Rica; five sons and daughters-in-law, Morris and Earline Bowman of Talladega, Ala., Robert Bowman of Hiram, Mack and Minnie Bowman of Lineville, Ala. Michael and Shirley Bowman of South Dakota, Wallace and Debbie Bowman of Buchanan; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 11, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with the Rev. Happy Howard officiating. Interment will follow at Midway Memory Gardens in Talladega, Alabama. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, August 10, 2006 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Messages of condolences to the family may be sent to www.jones-wynn.com Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Villa Rica is serving the Bowman Family.
MARGARET RUTH BREWER
ROANOKE — Graveside services for Mrs. Margaret Ruth Brewer, age 84, formerly of Talladega, will be Saturday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. from the Winterboro Baptist Church Cemetery
with the Rev. Steve Dean officiating. Mrs. Brewer passed away Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Randolph County Hospital. Survivors are two daughters, Jean Parrott and her husband Don of Talladega and Teresa Jones and her husband Ray of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Angela Ash, Lisa Reed, and Julie Broome; and six great grandchildren. Mrs. Brewer is preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Brewer; and by a son, Johnny Brewer. Active pallbearers are Larry Vincent, John Vincent, Jamie Broome, Trey Reed, Mike Ash, and Lee Ferrell Jr. Mrs. Brewer was a native of Talladega County where she had lived most of her life. She was a retired textile worker and was of the Methodist faith. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6-9 p.m. Talladega Funeral Home will direct the services.
CLYDE GENE CHATMAN
MONTGOMERY — Services for Clyde Gene Chatman, 58, will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Dr. Jessie Montgomery Jr. officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He passed away on August 5th in Montgomery, Alabama. Survivors are son, Chad G. Chatman of Montgomery; brothers, Donald Chatman of Birmingham, Charles (Joyce) Chatman of Talladega, Marvin (Barbara) Chatman of Lincoln, Clayton Chatman of Eastaboga; 4 grandchildren, 4 nieces, 2 nephews; one great aunt, Jenney Brewer of Monaca, Pa. and a host of other relatives and friends. Sims Funeral Service will direct the service.
RUTH E. MITCHELL
LINCOLN — Graveside service for Ruth E. Mitchell, 91, will be Friday, Aug. 11, at 10 a.m. at Refuge Baptist (Hall) Cemetery
in Lincoln. Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Y.Z. Mitchell. She was a member of Lincoln Methodist Church. She is survived by sons, Joe H. (Betty) Mitchell, Curtis Mitchell, Jimmy L. (Dot) Mitchell; caretakers, Eddie and Linda Harris; one brother and five sisters; seven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Randall Richerson, Eddie Harris, Charlie Swindall, Josh Ensley, Ken Bradford, George Neal Phillips. Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.
MARY B. WESLEY-SANDERS
CHILDERSBURG — Mrs. Mary B. Wesley-Sanders, age 65, entered into sweet slumber on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2006. She was a life long member of Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, Sylacauga. President of the senior choir. Presently attending the Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible Colleges, Childersburg extension. Retired inspector for White Knight Engineered Products, Childersburg. Former insurance agent for Booker T. Washington Life Insurance Company. Former owner/operator of "Eat A Plenty" Cafe' and Catering Service, Sylacauga. Wife of Mr. Henry L. Sanders Sr.; mother of Deborah and Phyllis L. Wesley; grandmother of Master Mark Wesley; sister of Dorothy Adair, Emily Johnson, and Harold Ballard; niece of Vader Turner (L.C.); and friend to all who knew and loved her. She will be cherished and greatly missed. Celebration of life for Mrs. Sanders will be at on Saturday, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. from the Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church with interment in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Pastor Manuell Smith III, celebrant. Mrs. Sanders will lie in repose at the church from 9 a.m. until her celebration hour. Arrington Funeral Home Inc., Birmingham, directing.
SARAH ELLEN ROBINSON SESSUMS
TALLADEGA — Graveside Rites for Sarah Ellen Robinson Sessums, 80, will be Friday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Ivan Fuller officiating. Mrs. Sessums died Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Talladega Health Care Center. She was born in Munford and attended school there and also attended Jacksonville State University. After several years in Munford and the death of her first husband, Julius Hiett, she traveled, met and married Ellis D. Sessums and lived many years in Mississippi, and later returned to Talladega. She was Methodist by faith, and an avid reader and gardener. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis D. Sessums; mother, Claudia Thompson; father, Jim Robinson. She is survived by her brother, Paul Samuel Thompson Jr. and wife Elva of Toccoa, Ga; sister, Sue T. McCrimmon and husband Dan of Bessemer; nieces, Lee Ann McCrimmon Waits and Jessica Thompson Smith; nephew, Jon R. Thompson; and several great nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday from 1-2 p.m. at Usrey. Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct the service.
FRED VINES, JR
SYLACAUGA — Funeral services for Mr Fred Vines, Jr will be at on Saturday, at 2 p.m. from Community Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Ware officiating, burial will be at in Evergreen Cemetery. Mr Vines died on August 6 at his residence. He was retired from the City of Sylacauga. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Betty Vines of Sylacauga; daughter, Sherry Day of Alexander City; sons, Random Spivey, Fred Spivey and Ricky Spivey all of Alexander City; brother, Franklin Vines of Gadsden; three grandchildren and one great grandchild, and a host of other relatives and friends. Mr Vines may be viewed at Community Funeral Home on Friday from 12 noon until 8 p.m. Friends of the family will serve as
Pallbearers and flowerbearers. Community Funeral Home will direct the service.
ANDREW (ANDY) WALDREP
LINCOLN — Funeral services for Andrew (Andy) Waldrep, age 58, will be Saturday, Aug. 12, at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Griffith and the Rev. Larry Riddle officiating. Interment will be at Anniston Memorial Gardens. Mr. Waldrep passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, at his residence in Lincoln. Mr. Waldrep is survived by his wife, Judy Waldrep of Lincoln; daughters, Kristi Owens and husband Joseph of Ohatchee, Wendy Poore and husband Patrick of Anniston; sons, Tim Waldrep of Anniston and Matt Haynes of Lincoln; brother, George Waldrep Jr. and wife Carol of Alexandria; six grandchildren, Ashley Brown, Hanna Brown, Tanna Waldrep, Haley Waldrep, Allison Poore and Dillon Poore.
Pallbearers will be Boyce Poore, Larry Phillips, Bob Dillingham, Larry "Hubba" Milan, Randy Holder, and Shane Holder. Honorary pallbearer is Joe Shoemaker. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 11, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Evelyn Waldrep. He was a native of Anniston and resident of Lincoln for 21 years. He was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran and was employed with the Anniston Army Depot for 24 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Chapel Hill Funeral Home will be servicing the Waldrep Family (256) 820-5151.
MOLLIE MAE SMITH WILLIAMS
TALLADEGA — Funeral services for Mrs. Mollie Mae Smith Williams, 79 will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church with Pastor Brenda Williams officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Williams died Tuesday at her residence. She is survived by daughters, Priscilla Curry and Jackie Hall; sons, Johnny W. Williams and Calvin Williams; sister, Lureatha Coley; brothers, Willie B. Smith and Leonard Smith; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. Sims Funeral Service will direct.
ANANISE (A.L.) WILLIAMS
SYLACAUGA — Funeral services for Ananise (A.L.) Williams will be at on Saturday 2:30 p.m. from Reaching The World Bible Church with the Rev. Henry Looney officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Mr. Williams died Tuesday, August 8 at his residence. Mr. Williams retired from American Color Graphics. He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Mary Peterson of Sylacauga; three grandchildren; five great-grand children. Mr. Williams may be viewed at Community Funeral Home Friday from 12 noon until 8 p.m. Friends of the family will serve as flower bearers. Ushers of The Reaching The World Bible Church will serve as pallbearers. Community Funeral Home will direct the service.
October 5, 2006
KENNETH RAY CARROLL
TALLADEGA - Funeral service for Kenneth Ray Carroll, 48, will be Thursday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. with Wayne Dunaway officiating. Burial will be at Cresswell/Carroll Cemetery. Mr. Carroll died Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Citizens BMC. He was a native and life-long resident of Talladega County; member of Pell City Country Club; member of Ohatchee Church of Christ; employed with TYCO for 12 years; beloved son, brother, husband, and PeePaw. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Davis Carroll of Talladega; sons, Shay (Tracy) Sanders of Talladega and Bobby Sanders of Talladega; mother, Martha (Bettye) Carroll of Lincoln; sister, Kathey (Elbert) Bean of Lincoln; brother, Rick Carroll of Ohatchee; five grandchildren, Tristan Sanders, Payton Sanders, Allison Sanders, Alissa Sanders, Bailey Sanders all of Talladega.
Pallbearers will be Eric Barker, Derroll Luker, Ricky Dunaway, Tim Williams, Eddy Till, Robin Hudson, Heath Lowery. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Hale and members of Pell City Country Club. Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct the service.
LINCOLN - John Hamby, 92, died Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Citizens BMC. Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will announce arrangements.
JUANITA DURHAM HAYES
TALLADEGA - Funeral service for Juanita Durham Hayes, 81, will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Brasher officiating. Graveside service will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 4:30 p.m. at Eastern Park Hill Cemetery
in Columbus, Georgia with Tommy Fountain Jr. officiating. Mrs. Hayes died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henley Walton Hayes; brother, Harry A. Durham; and her parents, Walter J. and Adee Mae Durham. She is survived by her son, Walton Lee Hayes; daughter, Cricket Hayes Mullins; brother, Harold A. Durham; seven grandchildren, Sandra Bost, Stephanie Fairchild, Jeffrey Hayes, Justin Hayes, David Bates, Jonathan Bates, and Elizabeth Bates; and five great grandchildren, Mackenzie Bost, Keegan Bost, Rickey Lee Fairchild, Dustin and Kaitlyn Alexis Hayes. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at Kilgroe Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Hope Baptist Church Building Fund. Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the services.
JAMES DONOVAN KIRTLEY
DECATUR - Funeral service for James Donovan Kirtley, 89, will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at Calvary Assembly with Pastor George Sawyer, Tony Willis, and Danny Gibson officiating. Burial will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Blue Eye Cemetery
in Lincoln. Mr. Kirtley died Tuesday, Oct. 3, in Birmingham. He was a member of Calvary Assembly Church. He was an attorney, retired Florida Bar Association, Kiwanis Club of Miami. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kirtley of Decatur; several nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home in Decatur.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Assembly Church.
Pallbearers will be Troy Bray, Jerry Burnham, Johnny Burgess, Jim King, Dale Hall, and Edwards Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Hank Sprado, T.C. Hamaker, Larry Bird, Ted Dupes, James Nolan, Fred Garner, Don Thomaston, and Tom Thomaston. Roselawn Funeral Home in Decatur will direct the service.
MARSHALL CLAYTON REACH
SHELBY - Graveside Rites for Marshall Clayton Reach, 68, will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery
with James Jones officiating. Mr. Reach died Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Talladega Health Care Center. He was a native of West Blockton, resident of Talladega during younger life; graduate of Talladega High School; resident of Shelby County most of adult life; retired salesman; Veteran of Korea; avid fisherman and football fan. He is survived by two sons, Mark Hayes Bolton and David Bruce Bolton both of Newman, GA; sister, Charlotte Parkinson of Talladega; brother, Melvin D. Reach of Huntsville; one granddaughter, Rebecca Leigh Smith of Marietta, GA; and one great granddaughter, Avery Elizabeth Smith of Marietta, GA. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at Usrey.
Pallbearers will be Rickey Parkinson, Kelvin Parkinson, Mark Ford, Earl Talley, Jimmy Fulmer, and Melvin Reach. Usrey Funeral Home will direct the service.
JOHN HENRY "BUBBA" SADDLER
SYLACAUGA - Funeral services for John H. Saddler, 77, will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Sylacauga, with the Rev. Bobbie L. Harris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Saddler died Sunday, Oct. 1, at his residence. He is survived by his son, Michael Saddler of San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Juanita Long of Sylacauga, Lillian Laqrence of Talladega, Mae Threatt of Birmingham, and Pauline Hamlette of Fort Washington, Maryland; one brother, the Rev. George Saddler of Chattanooga, Tennessee; three grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Flowerbearers will be friends of the family.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family. Community Funeral Home will direct the services.
DONALD WAYNE SMITH
TALLADEGA - Funeral services for Donald Wayne Smith, age 47, will be Friday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m. from the Talladega Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mickey Hurst and the Rev. Ottis Graves officiating. Mr. Smith passed away Oct. 3, 2006 at Trinity BMC in Birmingham. Survivors are two daughters, Mandy Wesley and her husband Anthony of Talladega and Christy Peters and her husband Matt of Talladega; two sons, Jeffery Wayne Smith and James Houston Smith both of Boaz; his parents, James E. and Alice Faye Smith of Talladega; his grandmother, Christine Green of Talladega; one brother, David Andrew Smith of Talladega; four grandchildren, Courtney Wesley, Anna Wesley, Astrid Wesley, and Jaylin Peters. Mr. Smith was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega County. He attended The Taylors Grove Holiness Church in Talladega and was self-employed businessman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Red Cross or the Salvation Army of North Talladega County. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Talladega Funeral Home will direct the service.
October 10, 2006
REV. CHARLES HENRY ALEXANDER
PELL CITY - Funeral services for the Rev. Charles Henry Alexander, 80, will be Wednesday, October 11 at 11 a.m. at Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City with the Rev. Billy Hunt and the Rev. Joe Harris officiating. Burial will be in Coosa Valley Baptist Cemetery. Mr. Alexander died Sunday, October 8. He was a WWII veteran. He dedicated his life to Christian ministry, serving numerous Southern Baptist churches and currently pastored Macedonia Baptist Church in Margaret, AL. He is survived by four sons; Larry Alexander of Huntsville, Fred Alexander of Oxford, Anthony Bo Mitchell (Brenda) of Southside, and Darrell Mitchell (Pat) of Pell City, two daughters; Diane Brooks (Roger) of Anniston and Karen Andrews of Pell City, one brother; Houston Alexander of Pell City, two sisters; Lois Tate of Dalton, Ga.and Ruth Bell of Gadsden, ten grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Alex Brooks, Cory Mitchell, Matthew Mitchell, Tony Woosley, Scott Hall and Bill Sharp. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Macedonia Baptist Church. Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City will direct.
CHAPLAIN (COLONEL) JAMES B. BISHOP
PELL CITY - Funeral service for Chaplain (Colonel) James B. Bishop US Army Retired, will be at Usrey Funeral Home, 21271 US Highway 231 North, Pell City, Ala. on Friday, October 13, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery
in Shoal Creek Valley in Ashville, Alabama. Chaplain (Major General) David Hicks, Chief of Army Chaplains, will be the speaker. Full military honors will be given. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Thursday, October 12, 2006 at the funeral home. He is survived by his mother, Josie Nelson; step dad W.C. Nelson; by his wife, two children, six grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City will direct.
MARY KATHLEEN KILGROE BRADEN
Pell City - Funeral service for Mary Kathleen Kilgroe Braden, 84, will be Tuesday, October 10 at 1 p.m. at Kilgroe Funeral Home Chapel in Pell City with Bro. Paul Brasher and Bro. Curtis Rush officiating. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery
in Pell City. Mrs. Braden died October 8. She was a housewife, long time member of New Hope Baptist Church, past member of the Eastern Star, in her early years of life she was an active member of BYPU at New Hope Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Joy club and the D.A.V. Auxiliary. She is survived by her husband, Blair Braden; two daughters, Diane Lee (Archie) and Kathy Braden; one son, Gary B. Braden(Joye); four grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 10 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Kilgroe Funeral Home in Pell City will direct the service.
DOVIE SUE WILLIAMS SCHOOLFIELD
GRANBURY, Texas - Dovie Sue Williams Schoolfield, 88, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, at Glen Rose Medical Center in Glen Rose, Texas. Graveside service: 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Granbury Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wiley Funeral Home. Memorials: The family respectfully suggests that memorials be in the form of a contribution to a home for children or the charity of your choice. Mrs. Schoolfield was born June 27, 1918, to G.J. Williams and Birdie Harber Williams, in a log cabin in the Nubbin Ridge Community, in Hood County, Texas, and was raised in the Neri Community where she attended school. In 1935 she was married to John Boyd Schoolfield in Granbury where they lived until 1937, moving to Pampa, Texas. She was employed by Southwestern Public Service for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Schoolfield moved to Sylacauga, Ala. in 1967 where she owned a clothing store for children and her husband was comptroller for Southern Alloy Corporation. In 1992 they moved to Waxahachie, Texas where her husband preceded her in death in 1994. She moved to Granbury in 1996 and resided in The Estates and The Oaks and in Glen Rose at Cherokee Rose Manor. Mrs. Schoolfield was a life long member of the Baptist church with memberships in the First Baptist Churches of Pampa, Sylacauga and Waxahachie. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Edna Williams Lewis, and four brothers, Ernest, Edward, Hubert and Odell Williams. All were born and raised in Hood County. Survivors: Sons, John Boyd Schoolfield, Jr. and wife, Martha, of Hood County, James Robert Schoolfield and wife, Peggy (Casey), of Waxahachie, Texas and Ernest Lynn Schoolfield of Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, John Boyd III, Stacy, Clay, Sam, Anna, Mason and Nathaniel Schoolfield; nine great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
REBA WILLIAMS MERRELL
TALLADEGA - Funeral services for Reba Williams Merrell, 85, will ve Tuesday, October 10 at 3 p.m. at Usrey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Max Briggs officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Memorial Park. Reba Merrell died Saturday, October 7 at Lineille Health and Rehabilitation. She was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega, member of Central Baptist Church, and retired from Crown Textile. She is preceded in death by husband, Martin Merrell, infant son, Steven Merrell, son, Gregory Merrell, parents, Mr. & Mrs. A.L. Williams, three brothers, Grady "Riley" Williams, William H. Williams, Bascom Clyde Williams, two sisters Birtie Williamson an Ruth Patterson. She is survived by sisters, Margaret Johnson, Aline Hawthorne, Pauline Talley all of Talladega, Mary Hammonds of Sylacauga and many nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Lineville Health and Rehab Staff. Usrey Funeal Home, Talladega, will direct the service.
ALEXANDER EDWARD PARYSZ
CHILDERSBURG - Funeral services for Alexander Edward Parysz were Monday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m. at Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel, the Rev. Mark Deason officiated. Interment was in Greenhill Memorial Gardens. Mr. Parysz died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at his residence. He was retired from, Kimberly Clark and served in the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict. He is survived by wife, Patricia Parysz of Childersburg; sons, John Parysz of Childersburg; Mike Parysz of Childersburg; daughters, Ginger Vincent of Pell City; Kathy Pressley of Talladega; sisters, Helen Hasaka of Atlanta, GA; Jenny Zaladonis of Baltimore, Md; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Hal Vincent, Jack Dyer, Jr., Ed Wisneski, Ural Pressley, Don Newton, and Jimmy Crowe. Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel directed the services.
FRANCES RUTH SMITH
PELL CITY - Frances Ruth Smith, 73, of Pell City, Alabama went to be with her Lord on Sunday, October 8, 2006. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 12, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. from Usrey Chapel with the Rev. Jacky Connell officiating. Interment will be in St. Clair Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Johnny L. Smith; daughter, Donna Stapler; son, Michael Smith; sister, Doris Hogan; brother, Fred Perriguey, Jr.; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. Known both as Fran and Mamaw, she was a loving wife and caring mother. Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City will direct the service.
MARGARET HUGHSTON BAKER WILLIAMS
TALLADEGA - Graveside rites for Margaret Hughston Baker Williams, 83, will be Tuesday, October 10, at 11:00 a.m., at Hepzibah Baptist Cemetery, Talladega with the Rev. William Casady and the Rev. Joe Brown officiating. Mrs. Williams died Saturday, October 7 at her residence. She was a native and lifelong resident of Talladega and a member of the Baptist faith. She is survived by sons, Alvin Donald Baker (Mary Kay) of Gulf Shores and Billy Clyde Williams (Pat) of Talladega; sisters, Mary Ann Edwards, Glenda Mowery both of Talladega and Linda Riddley of Sylacauga; brothers James Hughston, Kenneth Hughston and Frank Hughston all of Talladega; grandchildren, Meredith Hanson (Kyle), Matt Williams (Chris), and Amy June Williams; great grandchild, Sarah Kaityln Williams; brother-in-law, J. W. Baker, sisters-in-law, Bobbie Trammell and Gay Batchelor; niece, Melanie Moore (Grant); nephews, Patrick Trammell and Timothy Edwards; and many other nieces and nephews. Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by husbands, John Alvin Baker and Bascom Clyde Williams; son, Tommy Ray Baker; parents, J.D. and Julia Hughston; brothers Billy Joe Hughston, Tommy Ray Hughston, and Clarence A. Hughston.
Pallbearers are Gary Trammell, Matt Williams, Tim Edwards, Kyle Hanson, Grant Moore, and Vance Mowery. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Hall of Heroes, Talladega Public Library. Usrey Funeral Home,Talladega, will direct the services.