June 28, 2008
CENTRE — Funeral services for Mr. L. J. Bolton, 76, will be at 2 p.m. today at Perry Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
OXFORD — A memorial service will be at for Linda Forbus Daniels, 59, at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2008, in the chapel of Clay County Funeral Home with the Rev. Benny Yates officiating. The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Ms. Daniels passed away Friday, June 27, 2008 at her residence in Oxford. She was a 1967 graduate of Oxford High School and attended Southern Union State Junior College. She was a resident of both Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville Beach, Florida, before recently returning to Oxford. She is survived by her sister, Gloyce Forbus of Oxford; two aunts, Lorene Forbus Clark and Dot Walker Nelson; one uncle, Clyde Walker and wife, Sue Walker; and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, James B. Forbus and Opal Walker Forbus. The family requests absolutely no flowers, but memorial contributions may be made to your favorite church or charity. Clay County Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
TALLADEGA — Funeral services for Ms. Mary Virginia Goray, 79, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Usrey Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation from 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
SPRING GARDEN — Funeral services for Mr. Paul Mack Haney, 60, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. Philip Cooper and Dr. Ed Coogler officiating. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Haney died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at his home.
Survivors include two sons, Terry Haney and Jeffrey Haney (Teri Lee), all of Spring Garden; three grandchildren, Kayla Haney, Jacqueline Haney and Matthew Haney; three sisters, Sue Bright (Robert), of Ellisville, Betty Poore and Lynn Love (Tommy), all of Centre; two brothers, Jackie Haney, of Centre and Randy Haney (Sandy), of Piedmont; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ted Sexton, Bobby Weaver, Robert Bright, Jonathan McGowan, Greg Nicholson, Tony Winkles and Wally Jahn. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell "Porky" Strickland and Donald Gowens. Mr. Haney was a native and resident of Cherokee County. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Piedmont and a former employee of Rome Plow and Union Foundry. Mr. Haney was a very hard worker and a good provider for his family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Nicholson Haney; his parents, Dewey and Maebell Haney; and a brother, Sam Haney. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1905. Thompson Funeral Home Piedmont, Alabama
GULF SHORES — Funeral service for Gerald Michael Jenkins, 57, formerly of Jacksonville, will be at 12 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2008, at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center Chapel in Jacksonville with the Rev. Bruce Jenkins officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 Sunday evening. Mr. Jenkins died Thursday, June 26, 2008.
Pallbearers will be Billy Green, Larry (Vic) Miller, Rodney Hill, Tommy Weir, John Swift, Gene Robinson, and Terry Keener. The family would like to thank the staff at South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, Dr. Michael Houston for their love and great care given to Gerald thru his long illness. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Coker of Gulf Shores; a son, Christopher Matthew Jenkins of Gulf Shores; a granddaughter, Ella Elizabeth Jenkins; a sister, Cathy Jenkins of Knoxville, Tenn.; and a brother, Kenneth Jenkins of Jacksonville. Gerald is preceded in death by his parents Wilma Faye and Curtis Jenkins. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Online condolences to the family at:
SNYDER, Texas — Memorial services for Miss Stephan Christine Kirk, 22, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gray Brown Service Chapel. The family will receive friends Sunday at 1 p.m. at Gray Brown Service. Miss Kirk passed away in Snyder, Texas. Miss Kirk was born August 15, 1985 in Snyder, Texas. She graduated from Ira High School in 2004. She enjoyed basketball and softball. She was a manager for the basketball team and she was a member of the FFA and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Miss Kirk was also a Junior member of American Legion Aux. for 18 years in Anniston and enjoyed computers and photography.
Survivors include mother and step-father, Barbara and Larry Richards, of Snyder, Texas; father and stepmother, Brian and Jamie Kirk, of Anniston; one son, Everette Tanner, of Snyder, Texas; four brothers, David and Rabon Kirk, both of Anniston, Alan Kirk, of Atlanta and William Kirk, of Birmingham; two sisters, Nicole and Kelly Kirk, both of Anniston; her grandparents, Carolyn and Levelle Robinette, of Anniston, David and Charlotte Blasingame, of Georgia and Pat and James Jones, of Weaver; aunts and uncles, Sherry Jamison, of Snyder, Teresa and Mark Hayes, of Alexandria, James Blasingame, of North Carolina, Joseph Kirk, of Austin, Texas, Curtis Kirk, of Anniston, Kenny and Keitha Kirk, of Weaver, Patrick and Lisa Kirk, of Anniston. One sister, Michelle Blasingame and grandfather, Orman Louis Kirk precede Miss Kirk in death. Miss Kirk was a loving mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin. We all loved her very much. "REST IN PEACE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS." Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256)236-3441.
June 29, 2008
ANNISTON — Funeral services for Mrs. Essie M. Pearson, 90, will be announced by Anniston Funeral services. Mrs. Pearson died, Saturday, June 28, 2008, at RMC. "You have our deepest sympathy." Anniston Funeral services (formerly Williams Funeral Home)
ANNISTON — Funeral services for Mr. Joe Nathan Truss, 58, will be announced by Anniston Funeral services. Mr. Truss died Friday, June 27, 2008, at Veterans Medical Center in Birmingham. "You have our deepest sympathy." Anniston Funeral services (formerly Williams Funeral Home)
OXFORD — Funeral services for Carter Donald Walden, age 64, will be announced later. Mr. Walden died on Friday, June 27, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Carol Walden, a son, Bradford Walden, and his wife, Jennifer, a daughter, Donna Grizzard, and her husband, Michael, grandchildren; Michael Glenn Grizzard, Caitlin Grizzard, Joseph Grizzard, Carter Walden, Lilly Walden, great grandchildren; Jonathan Grizzard and Madison Grizzard, brothers; Lavaughn Walden, and his wife, Connie, Earl Walden, and his wife, Barbara. Donald was a graduate of Oxford High School and also majored in Law Enforcement at JSU. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was retired from the Alabama Bureau of Investigations. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.O. & Mertice Walden, sister, Judy Viviette Walden Butler and a niece, Diana Butler.
July 1, 2008
TALLADEGA — Graveside Rites for Mrs. Janie Barker Beard, 93, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pine Hill Memorial Park. Visitation from 6-8 tonight at Usrey Funeral Home.
ASHLAND — Funeral services for George Caridakis, 76, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church. Visitation from 5-8 tonight at Clay County Funeral Home.
ANNISTON — Funeral services for Mr. Derrick "Decky" Dreuitt, 44, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Rest Haven Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Ray Morgan officiating. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery. The remains will be at the church one hour prior to the services. The family will receive friends this evening from 6-8 p.m. at Ervin Funeral Chapel of Chimes. Public visitation will commence from 12 today until 8:30 p.m. Mr. Dreuitt passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008 at Regional Medical Center. ERVIN FUNERAL CHAPEL "Where Courtesy Dwells And Service Excels."
LINEVILLE — Funeral services for Mrs. Hilda Jane Hill Duke, 62, will be at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church with the Revs. David Holcombe and Jerry Bolt officiating. Burial will follow at the Valley Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville one hour prior to the services. She will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Leave on line condolences at
www.benefieldfuneralhome.com Benefield Funeral Home of Lineville is in charge of the arrangements.
CAVE SPRING, Ga. — Funeral services for Nelle M. Ferguson, 85, will be 1 p.m. today at Lakeview Baptist Church in, Rome, Ga. Perry Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Jean Gittings Hawkins, 85, died June 29, 2008 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Services by Dey Florin Chapel; Florin Funeral Service, St. Joseph, Michigan.
ANNISTON — Funeral service for Kimberly Cassandra Milner, 47, who passed away, June 30, 2008 after a 29 year battle with MS, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Miller Funeral Home. the Rev. Charles Wright will officiate and burial will be in Iron City Cemetery. Her family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home and Crematory. Mrs. Milner was a native and life long resident of Anniston. She is preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy B. Couch and nephew, Christopher Hicks. She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Wright (Jamie); father, Sam Couch Jr.; brother, Sammy Couch; sisters, Pat Ledbetter and Nancy Couch; granddaughters, Meaghan and Savannah Wright; nieces, Darla Hudson, Nicki Nelson; nephews, Joshua Crawford, Tracy Nelson, and Patrick Smith.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Crawford, Timothy Jones, Mark Gallahar, Lewis Lancaster, Terry Wright, and William Jones. Personal tributes may be sent to
ENTERPRISE — Funeral services for Mamie Reaves Pitts, 94, formerly of Roanoke, will be at 3 p.m. today from Union Baptist Church. Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee
PIEDMONT — Funeral services for The Rev. Kenneth Eugene Pollock, 87, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Piedmont Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Rodney McInnis and the Rev. Ken Grubb officiating. Burial will follow at Goshen Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to services at the church. The Rev. Pollock died Sunday, June 29, 2008 at Jacksonville Medical Center. He is survived by his wife, Olive Louise Pollock; three daughters, Marsha Pollock Barr (Jack) of Jefferson, N.C., Charity Ann Buerhaus, of Piedmont and Faith Annette Grubb (Ken), of Phenix City; two sons, Douglas Kent Pollock (Donna), of Wilmington, Del. and Timothy Eugene Pollock (Vickie), of Charlotte, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Evelyn Minteer, of East Moline, Ill.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Pollock, Paul Grubb, Mark Buerhaus, Matt Buerhaus, Michael Buerhaus and Benjamin Pollock. Honorary pallbearer will be Andrew Pollock. The Rev. Pollock was born in Iowa and was raised in Illinois. He was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran, was a graduate of Piedmont Bible College in Winston Salem, N.C. and pastored for 55 years in six states. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janice Louise Chrisco; a sister, Beatrice Asmus; and a son-in-law, The Rev. Chuck Buerhaus.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions for missions to Piedmont Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 23746 AL Hwy 9, Piedmont, Ala. 36272.