TUCKER, Roy Howard
TUCKER, Roy Howard, 80, a resident of Montgomery, died Tuesday, September 27, 2005 in a local hospital. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am on Friday, at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stan Holt and Rev.Warren Culver officiating. Burial will follow in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Mr. Tucker is survived by two sons, Johnnie and Ronnie Tucker; five daughters, Royein Andrews, Jeanesta Marsing, Sheila Raines, Judy Henderson, and Lynn Pennington; four sisters, Mary Bradley, Sue Cowart, Clara Ennis Nellie Tucker and Shirlene Spivey; a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jason Graham, Wayne Tucker, Josh Tucker, Steven Tucker, Daniel Tucker, Brandon Holland, Matthew Morrison and Stuart Lawrence. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm. Thursday, at Gassett Funeral Home in Wetumpka.
KIRK, Mr. Joseph
KIRK, Mr. Joseph, 66, a resident Kirk Road Tallassee, Alabama, died Wednesday, September 28, 2005. Funeral Services and Survivors will be announced later by Hillside Mortuary.
ROSS, Ms. Pearl
ROSS, Ms. Pearl, 65, a resident of Thrasher Road, Wetumpka, Alabama, died Sunday, September 25, 2005. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, September 30, 2005, at 1:00 PM, from the Eunice M. Mitchell Memorial Chapel - Hillside Mortuary, Wetumpka, Alabama, with Rev. Anthony Austin, Officiating Minister. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens, Wetumpka, Alabama. Hillside Mortuary, Directing. She leaves to cherish her memories a loving an devoted husband, Sherman Thrasher, Wetumpka, Alabama; two step-sons, Terrance Thrasher, Detroit, Michigan, and William Thrasher, Wetumpka, Alabama; sister-in-law, Velma (Burl) Hall; two brothers-in-law, Ponce (Nomey) Thrasher and Arzell Thrasher; God Daughter, Sharon Larkins, all of Wetumpka, Alabama; two grandchildren, and a host of neices, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
WALLER, Honey, age 36, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2005. Funeral services will be Friday, September 30, 2005 at 2 pm from Brookside Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jim Salminen officiating. Interment will follow in Brookside Memorial Gardens. Survivors include parents, Betty and Johnny Russell, Millbrook, AL; Phil Waller, Statesville, NC; sisters, Susan (Steve) Bower, Largo, FL; Marci (Basem) Faraj, Plant City, FL; Debra Futral, Orlando, FL; Donna (Rhett) Rogers, Wetumpka, AL; Dana (Shaun) Bice, Montgomery, AL; brothers, Grant (Jody) Waller, Washington; Randy Roughton, Lake City, FL; grandparents, Mary Jo Hickman, Opelika, AL; Elaine Waller, Auburn, AL; Thomas F. Brooks, Opelika, AL; nieces, Alyssa Cremeans, Plant City; FL; Zayda Faraj, Plant City, FL; pallbearers will be Millbrook Police Department Officers. Family will receive friends on Friday, September 30, 2005 from 1 to 2 pm at Brookside Funeral Home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook Directing.
FARMER, Curren Adams
FARMER, Curren Adams, 94, of Troy, died at Troy Regional Medical Center, Monday, September 26, 2005. Visitation will be held at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy on Thursday, September 29, 2005 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. The funeral service will be held at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy on Thursday, September 29, 2005 at 11:00 AM with Reverend Alan McBride officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing. The family request no flowers. The family would prefer that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to The Pioneer Museum of Alabama. The pallbearers will be Charles Edward Farmer, William Harrison Barnard, Joshua Bates Barnard, William Christopher Patterson. Jonathan Garrett Farmer, Charles Bradley Farmer and Jennifer Nix Patterson. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Margaret Pace Farmer of Troy, 3 Daughters, Hollinger Farmer Barnard of Birmingham, Julia Farmer (Bob) Scruggs of Montgomery, Karen Adams (Boyce) Farmer-Wanamaker of Columbia, Tennessee, 1 Son, John Curren (Jeanette) Farmer of Knoxville, Tennessee, 6 Grandchildren, 8 Great grandchildren, 1 Sister, Roxielee Farmer Decker of Tempe, Arizona.
GREENE, Mr. Lloyd E.
GREENE, Mr. Lloyd E. funeral services will be held on Friday, September 30, 2005 at 11:00 am from First Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. R. F. McCreary, officiating minister. Burial will follow in the Magnolia Cemetery. Hudson Funeral Home staff, Greenville, Alabama directing.
HAMPTON, Mr. Wilbur
HAMPTON, Mr. Wilbur, a resident of Tuskegee, AL died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2005 in Tuskegee, AL. Funeral arrangements and survivors will be announced by The Peoples Funeral Home.
MARKHAM, Joseph A.
MARKHAM, Joseph A., 52, died on September 25, 2005 at Mission Regional Medical Center in Mission, TX. He was born and raised in Montgomery, AL. He was a psychologist in McAllen, TX and previously practiced in Louisiana and Alabama. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph E. and Frances H. Markham. He is survived by his daughter, Candace Markham of Tampa, FL and grandson; his sister, Donna Boland of Mission, TX; her two children, Mary Jane Boland of San Francisco, CA, and John Boland, Mission, TX; his grandfather, Bill Williamson and wife, Mary of Montgomery. Kreidler Funeral Home of McAllen, TX is in charge of arrangements.
AMASON, Mary Emma Sellers
AMASON, Mary Emma Sellers, age 87, died March 21, 2010, at Jackson Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Montgomery County and a retired employee of the State of Alabama Department of Revenue. A service honoring her life will be held at Leak-Memory Chapel at 10:00 AM on March 25, 2010. She will be laid to rest next to her late husband, John W. Amason, Jr., at a private family interment at Fair Prospect Cemetery later in the day. Her family will receive relatives and friends at a visitation to be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday. She is survived by seven children and their respective spouses: Judy A. Stone (Montgomery); Ann A. Hutcheson (Prattville); Dr. Michael and Mary John A. Gilchrist (Montgomery); Lance and Joan A. Kelly (Ramer); Mark Givens and Jane Amason (Wetumpka); John W. Amason, III (Ramer); and Jimmy and Janice Weekley (Coosada). She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 6 grandchildren-in-law, and 9 great grandchildren. Other family members surviving Mary Emma include her sister-in-law, Ruth Amason Hooks Arant; brother-in-law, William Coleman Amason; and brother-in-law and spouse, Gib Holody Amason and Vernelle Forbes Amason. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, their children and grandchildren. Serving as pallbearers will be her son and five grandsons. Memorials may be made in the form of flower arrangements or donations to one's favorite charity. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
ARMSTRONG, Charles Frank
ARMSTRONG, Charles Frank, 75 a resident of Montgomery, AL died Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Perdue (Wayne), Jan McCullough (Leonard); one son, Mike Armstrong (Melody); three sisters, Ailene Wood, Hazel Dixon, Sue Phillips; one brother, Marvin Armstrong; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A private service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Montgomery Humane Society.
BAKER, Mary Edna
BAKER, Mary Edna, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Leak-Memory Chapel with Minister Brad Sullivan of Vaughn Park Church of Christ officiating. A private family burial will take place at Montgomery Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at Leak-Memory Chapel. Mary was retired from Bellsouth with 38 years of service and was a Pink Lady at St. Margaret's Hospital for 10 years. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth B. Brown and Willie Drew Reynolds. She is survived by two sisters, Julia B. McDowell, Montgomery and Alma B. (Walter) Gainey, Pike Road; one nephew, Wes Gainey; six nieces, Cynthia Martin, Anita Davis, Lucie Barnes, Margaret McDowell, Kathleen Parker, and Barbara Tillery. Pallbearers will be Wiley Cutts, Rhett Cutts, Eric Gwin, Robert Kondrath, Ernest McArthur, and Paul Parker. Honorary pallbearers will be Elders of Vaughn Park Church of Christ. The family would like to acknowledge the special care given to Mary at Cedar Crest and by Baptist Hospice. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Family Care, Vaughn Park Church of Christ, 3800 Vaughn Rd., Montgomery, AL 36106. Leak Memory Chapel Directing
CAUTHEN, Connie Lynn
CAUTHEN, Connie Lynn, 42, was taken from her family on March 18, 2010. Connie is preceded in death by her father, Larry E. Leavins, and her brother, Larry E. Evans Jr. She is survived by her mother, Lillie Mae (Billy) Meredith; husband, Kirby W. "K.C." Cauthen, one son, Casey W. Cauthen and three daughters, Candi L. Cauthen, Cindy R. Hill and Christy M. (Meza) Cauthen, and one beloved seven week old granddaughter, Dixie Lynn Meza, one sister and best-friend, Shannon D. Cauthen, four sister-n-laws, one brother-in-law and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She was a loving mother, wife, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Leak Memory Chapel. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at Berea Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. with Brother Calvin Lasley officiating. Pallbearers will be Donnie Wright, Art Hebert, Jessie Meza, Cody McClean, John Curry and Jeremy Zuidhoek. A special contribute to Mr. Tavares Walker for being with our beautiful gift of life when her family could not be. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Kirby W. Cauthen at 82 Restoration Lane, Ramer, Al., 36069. May God Bless All. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing www.leak-mc.com
MORSCH, Frances E.
MORSCH, Frances E., 83, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Leak-Memory Chapel with Rev. Shawn Merithew officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, March 26, 2010 at Leak-Memory Chapel from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Mrs. Morsch is survived by her husband of 63 years, Paul S. Morsch, and two daughters, Terry Morsch of Montgomery, AL and Patti Morsch of Orlando, FL. Pallbearers will be Deacons of Morningview Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be the Starlight Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Morningview Baptist Church. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
WRIGHT, Lindsey Darrell
WRIGHT, Lindsey Darrell, age 79, a resident of Prattville, AL, passed away on March 23, 2010, at Jackson Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Wright was born September 25, 1930 in Bowden, GA. Funeral services will be held on March 26, 2010 at 2:00 from the chapel of Prattville Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Travis Coleman, Jr. and Rev. Dave Burnes officiating. Burial will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens. Mr. Wright, proudly served his country as a veteran of the Army and Alabama National Guard. He served 1 1/2 years in the Occupation Army in Bad Tolz, Germany after WW II, assigned to the 1st Infantry Division Headquarters. He served in combat in the Korean War in 1951 - 1952, with the 25th Infantry Division and retired after 43 years of military service, in July 1990. The Alabama National Guard honored him in 1992 by naming the Prattville Armory, "Fort Lindsey Darrell Wright." Mr. Wright will be honored with a military funeral conducted by the Alabama National Guard. Mr. Wright was a member of the Autaugaville Baptist Church. His family was very dear to him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Katie and Clarence Wright and his sister, Millie Wright Schmidt, Niceville, FL. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Marian Hassler Wright; one daughter, Sherry Wright (James) Kennedy; two sons, Timothy D. Wright, Patrick C. (Lucy) Wright, his granddaughters, Lindsey (Brent) Jones, Claire Wright, Abby Wright, and Anna Wright; his grandsons, Nathan (Amy) Kennedy, Cameron Wright, Jason Wright, and Daniel Wright; great-grandchildren, Carly Jones, Zoe Jones, Baker Jones, and Hayes Kennedy. His brother in law, Raymond Schmidt, nephew and niece, Steven Schmidt and Julie Schmidt. The family will receive friends and relatives at Prattville Memorial Chapel March 26, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to First Baptist Church, 138 S Washington St, Prattville, Al. 36067 building fund, or Vista Care Hospice at 700 Interstate Park Drive, Suite 715, Montgomery, AL 36109. Honorary pallbearers will be the four grandsons Nathan Kennedy, Cameron Wright, Jason Wright, and Daniel Wright.
KIRKLAND, Julian Astor
KIRKLAND, Julian Astor, a 96 year old WWII veteran, passed away at home in Montgomery, Alabama on Friday, March 19, 2010. He was the son of Nella Smith Kirkland and Thomas Alonzo Kirkland of Newville, Alabama. Viewing will be in Montgomery at Ross-Clayton Funeral Home. Family will attend from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Funeral services will be at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Newville, AL on Saturday at 12 noon.
SCOTT, Ms. Angela Louise
SCOTT, Ms. Angela Louise a former resident of Montgomery, AL departed this life Saturday, March 20, 2010 in Atlanta, GA. The funeral services will be held Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 11:00 AM from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Rev. William P. Folsom, Jr., officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Serenity Gardens with Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., directing. An Omega Service will be held at 6 pm followed by the Rosary Service at 7 pm on Friday, March 26, 2010 at Ross-Clayton Funeral Home Chapel.
TUBBS, Stella Mae Houston
TUBBS, Stella Mae Houston, 88, passed away March 23, 2010. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral Services will be held at Southern Memorial on Friday, March 26, 2010 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Gary Miller and Rev. Mike Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in Montgomery Memorial Cemetery. She was a charter member of Catoma Baptist Church and a member of the Bethany Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Doyle Tubbs. Survivors include her daughter, Pauline Tubbs; sons, Ronald (Sheldra) Tubbs, Glenn (Evelyn) Tubbs, Tim (Jenae) Tubbs; sister, Vernell Holdiness, 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Pallbearers will be Tim Tubbs, Joshua Tubbs, Spearo Adkins, Stan Martin, Charles Morrow and Harry Calloway. Honorary pallbearers will be her great grandson Brandon Vickers and the Deacons of Catoma Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Catoma Baptist Church.
COWART, Mr. Charles Wayne
COWART, Mr. Charles Wayne, age 77, a resident of Montgomery, AL; passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rhon Carleton officiating. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Bible Church Cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing. Mr. Cowart is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Cowart, his parents, six sisters and one brother. He is survived by his beloved fiancÚ, Sibyl Garrett, two sons, Caleb (Heather) Cowart, Chad Cowart, one brother, Bill (Colleen) Cowart, three grandchildren, Lauren, Andrew, Hasten, several nieces, nephews, and special friends, Mr. & Mrs. Claude Garrett and Dale Garrett. Charles proudly served in the United States Army. He was a well known professional musician. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Gassett Funeral Home.
POPE, Mr. William Hassell
POPE, Mr. William Hassell, age 82, a resident of Montgomery, AL; passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Pat Riley officiating. Burial will follow at Pine View Memorial Gardens. Mr. Pope was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Pope. He is survived by two sons, Shane (Melinda) Pope, Marty (Judy) Pope; one daughter, Angie (Doug) Owens; one sister, Jonnie Westbrook; grandchildren Dustin Pope, Shelby Pope, Jason (Tori) Salter, Zack Salter, Jacob Shepard, Rachelle Shepard, Michael Shane Pope, William Garrett Pope, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Pallbearers will be Jason Salter, Zack Salter, Dustin Pope, Carl Grier, Corey Grier, Patrick Grier, Billy Salter, Jay Pierce, and Donald Westbrook. Honorary Pallbearers will be his fellow employees of A.G. Dreco. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home.
WOODFIN, Martha Sue
WOODFIN, Martha Sue, age 78, a resident of Wetumpka, AL; passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist church with Jerry Daugherty and Carl H. Stephens officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing. Mrs. Woodfin is preceded in death by her father, William Walter Stephens, mother, Susie Smith Stephens, her daughter, Shirley Woodfin Bush and her son, Sherman Lindbergh Wright. She is survived by one son, Howard Lavaughn (Joann) Woodfin of Wetumpka, AL; four daughters, Susan (Harold) Mills of Orange Park, FL; Melissa (Ronald) Welch of Wetumpka, AL; Sibyl Sides of Bartlett, TN; Geraldine Miller of Wetumpka, AL; one brother, William Walter (Helga) Stephens of Montgomery, AL; two sisters, Betty (Powell) Holley of Georgiana, AL; Liz (Bill) Stancil of Rocky Mount, NC; fourteen grandchildren, Jane Robbins of Wetumpka, AL; Debra Pelham of Montgomery, AL; Joey Miller of Deatsville, AL; Tony Sides of Hanceville, AL; David Woodfin of Holtville, AL; Craig Woodfin of Eclectic, AL; Dale Woodfin of Wetumpka, AL; Laura Sharp of Pearland, TX; Donna Woodfin of Rockford, AL; Michele Mills and Nancy Hoffine both of Jacksonville, FL; Megan Roeglan of Pearland, TX; Christina Welch and Cliff Welch both of Wetumpka, AL. eighteen great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Joey Miller, Tony Sides, David Woodfin, Craig Woodfin, Dale Woodfin and Cliff Welch. Visitation will be held Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home. Mrs. Woodfin will lie in state 30 minutes prior to service time at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC. 20004.
ADKINSON, Mr. Lavaughn H.
ADKINSON, Mr. Lavaughn H. of Troy died Monday, March 22, 2010 in at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 25, 2010 at 3:00 pm from the Chapel of Dillard Funeral Home in Troy with Reverends Craig Holmes, and Chad Teal officiating. Burial will follow in Green Hills Memorial Park with Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home two hours prior to the service. He is survived by his wife Nellie Adkinson, a son and daughter-in-law Tony and Lee Adkinson of Donna, TX, Grandchildren Kristi and Brian Lauck of Visalia, CA and Chuck Adkinson of Montgomery, great grandchildren Micah Lauck and Troy Underwood, sister and brother-in-law Betty and Gerald Mitchell, nieces and nephews Kathy and Robert Manning, Grant and Audrey Adkinson, Vicki Rasmussen, and Kevin and Susan Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Claudie Adkinson, and a brother and sister-in-law Durward and Rosa Adkinson. Active pallbearers will be Ray W. Floyd, Fred Watkins, Charles Barron, Robert Liggett, Dennis Heglar, and Robert Lee. In lieu of flowers memorials in his name should be made to the God's Way Baptist Church Missions fund, 1100 Elba Highway, Troy, Al 36079.
CHAMPION, Mrs. Evelyn Waldrup
CHAMPION, Mrs. Evelyn Waldrup, age 91, a resident of Verbena, AL died on Friday, March 19, 2010 at the Wetumpka Nursing and Rehab in Wetumpka, AL. She was born on August 4, 1918 in Tallapoosa County, AL, daughter of the late Clyde Leon Waldrup and Nettie Thornton Waldrup. She retired from Farm Bureau Insurance in 1984 as an Insurance Agent. After her retirement she received her real estate license. She loved gardening and completed the Master Gardner Course along with art & painting classes. Surviving are her sons, John C. (Carlene) Champion of Albany, OR, George S. (Pam) Champion of Mt. Airy, GA, and David (Lucinda) Champion of Verbena, AL; 7 Grandchildren; 6 Great-Grandchildren; sister, Lois Anne Manderson of Vance, AL; and sister-in-law, Roberta Waldrup of Montgomery, AL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Champion; daughter, Laurel Lou Trenchard; brothers, Lee Waldrup, Milton Waldrup, and Ed Waldrup. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 12:00 PM from the Verbena United Methodist Church with Rev. George Champion officiating. The family would like to invite friends to her home after the service for the spreading of her ashes in her garden and to the church for a time of fellowship. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to the Verbena UMC/UMW or the Clanton Library. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until service time on Saturday at the church. Martin Funeral Home of Clanton directing.