James Clinton (Pat) Dunnam
James Clinton (Pat) Dunnam, of Coosada, died June 11.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Paschal Dunnam; mother, Beulah Campbell Dunnam; brothers, Walter and William Dunnam; and sister, Almetta Gillespie.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Gothard Dunnam, Coosada; son and wife, Mike and Kathie Dunnam, Sunnyvale, Calif.; daughter and husband, Marsha and Chris Cleveland, Millbrook; six grandchildren, Keith (Brandy) Cleveland, Holtville; Christy (Scott) Post, Prattville; Angela Cleveland, Millbrook; Joe, Jeff, and Jamie Dunnam, Sunnyvale, Calif.; six great-grandchildren, Makenzie, Morgan, and Madi Grace Cleveland, Peyton Cleveland, Tyler Perdue, and Matthew Post; sisters, Joy (Curly) Thomas; Tommie Reynolds; brother-in-laws, Jim (Priscilla) Gothard; Donnie (Kyle) Gothard; sister-in-law, Audrey (Raymond) Cox; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Dunnam was born in Hanover on May 17, 1924.
He served in the United States Army during World War II in England and Germany, receiving several medals. He worked for Alabama Power Company as a lineman and meter tester. He retired with 38 years of service. He was an active member of Coosada Baptist Church since 1955, serving as a deacon, on the planning committee to build new sanctuary, faithful member of the sanctuary choir for 45 years, and lovingly maintained church grounds for eight years. He was a loving and faithful husband, a devoted father, and was very active in the lives of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Services were June 16, 2007 at Coosada Baptist Church at with Dr. Jim Graham officiating. Pallbearers were Keith Cleveland, Scott Post, Tony Gothard, Gene Jones, Randy Naylor, and Ronnie Smoke. Honorary pallbearers were Rabbit Culver, Dave Shoemaker, Coolidge Sims and the Journeymen Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Coosada Baptist Church building fund. Brookside Funeral Home Of Millbrook directed.
Erven Stephen Weaver
Erven Stephen Weaver, 76, of Millbrook died June 11, 2007 at a local hospital.
Funeral services were June 13, 2007, at Brookside Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed in Brookside Memorial Gardens with US Army Honor Guard serving as pallbearers.
Mr. Weaver was retired from the US Army, The Alabama Forestry Commission, former Millbrook City Councilman and head of Millbrook Police Reserve. Survivors include wife of 54 years, Mary E. Weaver of Millbrook; daughter, Deborah (Steven) McAnelly of Ohatchee; sons, Gregory (Toni) Weaver of Columbiana; Keith Weaver of Prattville, four grandchildren, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Chuck (Carolyn) Franklin of Prattville.
Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook directed.
Shelton Douglas Yow
Shelton Douglas Yow, 53, of Prattville, passed away May 29, 2007. Funeral services were held June 2, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -Days Saints in Prattville with Bishop Jeff Bryant officiating.
Survivors include his wife, Jerrie O. Yow of Prattville; sons Shelton Blake Yow of Prattville, Justin Tyler Yow of Prattville, and Matthew Jared Yow of Prattville.
Pallbearers were Tyler Yow, Jared Yow, Blake Yow, Kory Hobbes, Rick Roerig and Greg Miller. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook directed.
Susan Carter, 59, of Deatsville, died June 2, 2007 at her residence, surrounded by family members.
Funeral services were held June 4, 2007, at Hunter Hills Church, where she was a member, with Don Campbell and Stan Cunningham officiating.
She was retired from the US Naval Research Lab and was active in supporting missions ministries.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Ronnie Carter of Deatsville; daughters Sandi (Don) Carter of Millbrook, Tamra Carter (fiancé Justin Farrier) of Euless, Texas; son Ryan E. (Melanie ) Carter of Crestview, Fla.; and seven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the Susan Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund, Refuge International, P.O. Box 1232, Millbrook, AL 36054.
Brookside Funeral Home directed.
SANDERS, Mr. Jack “Doug” (Paw Paw)
SANDERS, Mr. Jack “Doug” (Paw Paw), a resident of Millbrook, AL passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at his residence surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services were held on Friday, May 11, 2007 at 2 PM at Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church with Bro. Dun Gordy and Dr. Steve King officiating. Interment followed in Brookside Memorial Gardens. He was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Elvie Sanders, four brothers and two sisters. He is survived by the love of his life and lifelong caretaker, Elsie Nelson Sanders, their children, Steve (Denise) Sanders, Gloria (Tony) Eller, Ann (Harold) Boullion and Shauna Strength, all of Millbrook, AL; thirteen Grandchildren and eight Great Grandchildren. Pallbearers were Chris Boullion, Caleb Boullion, Jeremiah Deneve, Kevin Byrd, Jason Sechofield and Paul Pierce. Honorary pallbearers were Chester, Troy, and Glenn Sanders and the Men’s Three Sunday School class. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Victory Baptist Church or Mt. Hebron West Baptist Church Building Fund. He will be truly missed by all. Dad is now able to fish in the River of Life. We will miss you Daddy! We love you! Family received friends on Thursday, May 10, 2007, 6 to 8 PM at Brookside Funeral Home, Millbrook, AL. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL, Directing.
ANDERSON, Gloria Lynn
ANDERSON, Gloria Lynn, 60, a resident of Millbrook, AL, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 23, 2007, after an extended illness. Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 27, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Prattville Memorial with Reverend Randy Tucker officiating. Burial followed in Prattville Memory Gardens with Prattville Memorial Chapel directing. Mrs. Anderson was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She leaves to cherish her memories her beloved spouse, James B. Anderson; one daughter, Kearston Henley; four sons, John, Randy and his wife Tina, Jeff, and Bryan; five grandchildren; one sister, Mattie Lindsey; and one brother, Charles Money. Pallbearers were Brian Taylor, Cody Hathaway, Brandon Tanner, Shane Bowden, Michael Barrett, and Rusty Simmons. The family received friends at Prattville Memorial Chapel on Saturday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
KIRBY, Mrs. Mary Edith
KIRBY, Mrs. Mary Edith, age 73, a resident of Prattville, AL passed away on May 23, 2007. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 26, 2007, 10 AM from Brookside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Bell and Chaplain Bill Tucker officiating. Interment followed in Coosada Baptist Cemetery. Mrs. Kirby was preceded in death by her parents, R.J. and Clara Hancock, sisters, Margie Blackburn, Reba McCoy and two grandchildren. Mrs. Kirby was a member of Coosada Baptist Church. Survivors include daughter, Nancy Kirby (Howie) Eddings of Prattville, AL; sons, Wendell Gray of Jacksonville, AL; Darrell (Jerri) Gray Of Great Lakes, MI; Earl Robert of Boling Green, FL; Paul (Dena) Brionez of Plainfield, IL; sister, Ann (Rex) Wyckoff of Wauchula, FL; brothers, Roy (Vivian) Hancock of Boling Green, FL; Billy (Robbie) Hancock of Moultrie, GA; Johnny (Diane) Hancock of Bartow, FL; Bobby Hancock of Bartow, FL; Wayne Hancock of Zolfo Springs, FL; 15 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren. Family received friends on Friday, May 25, 2007 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL Directing
KILLIAN, Mr. Phillip George
KILLIAN, Mr. Phillip George, age 61 ,a resident of Millbrook, AL passed away on May 24, 2007. Funeral service were held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at First United Methodist Church, Millbrook, AL with Rev. June Jernigan officiating. Mr Killian was a retired veteran who served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include wife of 23 years, Jovita B. Killian of Millbrook, AL; mother, Claire Killian of Sylacauga, AL; daughters, Jo Ann Killian (Michael) Blankenship of Montgomery, AL; Kelsie Killian of Millbrook, AL; son, Trent Killian of Myrtle Beach, SC; granddaughter, Michelle Ann Blankenship of Montgomery, AL; sisters, Donna (Tom) Nunnely of Three Rivers, TX; Barbara (Roger) Lafond of Rincon, GA; Julie Smith of Sylacauga, AL; brothers, Geofrey (Sheryl) Killian of Millbrook, AL; Michael Killian of Eufaula, AL. Pallbearers were USAF Honor Guard. Family received friends one hour prior to service at the church. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL Directing
FRONDUTI, Mr. Armand Rex
Former Mayor of Millbrook, AL 1985-1992 FRONDUTI, Mr. Armand Rex, age 83. First class husband father and grandfather, former Vice President of Operations at Trinity Industries, formerly known as Gamble’s Steel and SWSC to LCDR,U.S. Naval Reserve, (CB’S) passed away on May 13, 2007. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2007, 2 PM from St. Joseph Catholic Church, Prattville, AL with Father McKenna officiating. Entombment to follow in Brookside Memorial Gardens. Mr. Fronduti was preceded in death by the love of his life, Elsie B. Fronduti and 2 sons, Raymond and Michael. Survivors include sons, A. Rex Fronduti, Jr. of Millbrook, AL, Mark A. Fronduti of Montgomery, AL and 6 grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be the Millbrook Police Department. Family received friends on Wednesday, May 16, 2007,6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the City of Millbrook Police and Fire Department. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL Directing
Infant Barbara Paige WILKINSON
Infant Barbara Paige WILKINSON, born April 8, 2007, of Wetumpka, passed away on May 6, 2007. Funeral services were May 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Brookside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Walt Albritton officiating and burial in Brookside Memorial Gardens. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ernest B. Sellers, Jr. Survivors include her parents, Phillip and Sue Ann (Sellers) Wilkinson; sister, Samantha; brother, Shawn; grandparents, James and Barbara Wilkinson of Greenville and Barbara Sellers of Montgomery; aunts, Shannon Sellers, Charla (Keith) Morgan and Sherry Sellers; uncles, Steven and Darren Wilkinson; and several cousins. Visitation was one hour prior to service.
LaRUE, Mr. David Alan
LaRUE, Mr. David Alan, age 41 a resident of Prattville, AL passed away on May 6, 2007. Funeral services were held on Friday, May 11, 2007, 11 AM at Brookside Funeral Home Chapel with Barry Davies officiating. Interment followed in Brookside Memorial Gardens. Mr. LaRue was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Scott LaRue. Survivors include parents, Larry (Rita) LaRue of Everglades City, FL; Cathy (David) Campbell of Prattville, AL; daughters, Michelle Leigh Whittemore of Greenville, AL; Megan Leann LaRue of Indiana; step children, Aaron Hamilton, Summer Hamilton, Tyler Hamilton of Ripley, OH; sister, Kimberly LaRue (Bobby) Caviness of Prattville, AL; brother, Ryan Michael LaRue of Everglade, City, FL; beloved friend, Amber Mountjoy, several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Pallbearers will be Layton Smitherman, Donnie Jones, Darryl Chadwick, Ryan LaRue and Bobby Brown. Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 10, 2007, 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL Directing
TODD, Aileen Dubose
TODD, Aileen Dubose, 84, a resident of Montgomery, AL, died peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2007, after an extended illness. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at 3:00 p.m., from the Chapel of Prattville Memorial, with Reverends Wayne Smith, H. Preston Parker, and T. Grant Parker, Sr. officiating. Burial
followed in Prattville Memory Gardens, with Prattville Memorial Chapel directing. Mrs. Todd was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 63 years, Lloyd W. Todd; and two sons, H. Alton Todd and Charles Albert Todd. She is survived by her two foster sons, Raymond Dubose and Ernest Dubose; two sisters, Gladys Champion and Edna Bush; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Alberta Dubose; one daughter-in-law, Marilyn T. Todd and many beloved nieces and nephews. The family received friends at Prattville Memorial Chapel on Saturday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M.
OSTRYE, Helen V.
OSTRYE, Helen V., 83, went home to be with God, on Monday, May 14, 2007. A Mass of Christian burial, celebrated by Father Charles Troncale, will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2007, at 10:00 a.m., from St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Prattville, Alabama. Burial will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens, with Prattville Memorial Chapel directing. Mrs. Ostrye’s late husband, Norbert, predeceased her on Thursday, April 26, 2007. Her full time commitment was to her children and husband of 60 plus years. She is survived by her children Ken, Tricia, and Kevin of Alabama and Mark of Oklahoma. In addition, she had ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, Helen requested your gifts be contributed to the Building Fund at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, P.O. Box 479, Elmore, AL 36025. The family received friends at Prattville Memorial chapel on Wednesday evening from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m., followed by a wake service.
SMITH, W. Franklin
SMITH, W. Franklin, died at his residence in Pike Road, Alabama Sunday, May 6, 2007 at age 67. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. from the Chapel of Gassett Funeral Home with Ministers Mike Clecker and Byron Golden officiating. Interment followed in Coosa River Cemetery. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents F. Arnold and Ruth Smith and one grandson Heath Clecker. Survivors include his wife Tsuyako Smith of Pike Road, AL, two daughters, Marlie Clecker of Fyffe, AL. and Tammy Griffin of Clanton, AL, one brother Herbert Smith of Deatsville, AL, three sisters Sarah White of Prattville, AL, Patricia Bergan of Millbrook AL and Trelace Adams of Wetumpka, AL, three Grandchildren and Two Great Grandchildren and numerous Nieces & Nephews. Pallbearers were Jason Smith, Derek Bergan, Justin Folmar, Josh Folmar, Christopher Brown, Kevin Bowman and Jim White Jr. Honorary Pallbearers were David Lee and Gene Helton. Visitation was held Monday evening May 7, 2007 from 6:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Gassett Funeral Home. Gassett Funeral Home Directing
Jennifer J. Coulter
Jennifer Janice Coulter, 45, of North Charleston, S.C. died July 3, 2001.
She worked as an international transportation dispatcher for P&O Nedlloyd.
She is survived by three daughters, Heather Birdwell of Huntsville, Leslie Brunt of Ladson and Andra Giles of Mt. Pleasant; two stepsons, Jason Hartselle and Josh Hartselle, both of West Ashley; her mother, Charlotte Lowber of Priceville; two brothers, Tommy Coulter of Olive Branch, Miss. and Brad Lowber of Priceville; her grandmother, Mavine Roberts of Madison; and three grandchildren.
Services were held July 8 at Ridout’s Brown Service Funeral Home, Mark Posey and Jerri Hunt officiating. Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery.
RUTH “TINY” DEVANEY
Ruth “Tiny” DeVaney, 88, of Madison, died July 6, 2001.
She was a native of Franklin County.
She is survived by a sister, Reba Taylor of Red Bay; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held July 7 at Shelton Funeral Home, Rev. Ricky Lowery officiating.
Graveside services were held July 8 at the DeVaney Family Cemetery
VIRGIL S. GULLY JR.
Virgil S. Gully Jr., 68, of Massey, died July 7, 2001. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and served for 17 years in the Alabama National Guard Hartselle Unit.
He attended St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.
He is survived by a son, Sam Gully of Hartselle; a daughter, Cheryl Gully Slaughter of Madison; a brother, Robert Mitchell Gully of Chatom; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held July 8 at Peck Funeral Home, Rev. Walter Blackmon officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Diabetes. Association.