TAYLOR, Mother Jane Marie
TAYLOR, Mother Jane Marie a resident of Montgomery, AL peacefully departed this life on Sunday, November 6, 2011. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 12:00 Noon from Rice Temple A.O.H. Church of God with Bishop Gregory S. Cannon, officiating. Interment will follow in Garrison Cemetery with Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., directing. The body will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to the funeral service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roosevelt and Mattie Sanders. She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted and loving husband of 39 years, James Taylor; six children, Jacquelin (Tim) Barnes. Sherman (Tammy) Williams, Shantay (Euderrick) Steele, Sunja (Kevin) Garnett, Natasha Brown and Shenika (James) Hurd; two uncles, Richard Williams and John Williams; three loving sisters, Deloris W. Spencer Sims, Juanita Sanders and Rosemary (Harold) Jones; one brother-in-law, Charles (Willie Mae) Taylor; twenty grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends.
WASHINGTON, Mrs. Dorothy
WASHINGTON, Mrs. Dorothy a resident of Montgomery, AL departed this life Thursday, November 10, 2011.
Funeral arrangements and survivors will be announced by Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc.
CREW, William Leslie
CREW, William Leslie, 70, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2011. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 12th at 11:00 am at Southern Memorial. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am prior to the service. He is survived by his son, Leslie Crew; daughter, Sharon McCord and his grandsons, Jeremy & Leon McCord.
FRALIC, Edward L.
FRALIC, Edward L. "Boots", 80, went to be with our Lord on November 8, 2011. He was the loving father of Mac (Annette) and grandfather of Joseph, Louie and Katie. Boots is survived by his sisters, Toni Freeman and Bennie Wallace and many adoring nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward A. And Vera Jewel Fralic and his brother Austin. Edward was a disabled veteran of the Korean War, member of the IBEW and long time member of Vaughn Park Church of Christ. His Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 12th at 2:00 pm at Southern Memorial. Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Vaughn Park Church of Christ, 3800 Vaughn Rd, Montg 36106
BROWN, Ruth Ann
BROWN, Ruth Ann, 51, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at White Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Francisco officiating. Visitation will be at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend who will be greatly missed by all that knew her. She never met a stranger and was a friend to everyone. She always had a smile on her face, whether it was watching NASCAR, enjoying her pets, or just being outdoors, she was always happy. Ruth worked for over 30 years in Civil Service, the majority of that time spent at Maxwell Air Force Base. She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Brown and brother, Keith Brown. She is survived by her loving husband, Brad Welch; mother, Martha Boehm (Gene); stepson, Jonathan Welch (Kelli); stepdaughter, Nioka Norwood; sister, Sandy Paschen; grandson, Hunter Norwood; granddaughter, Alyssa Norwood; nephews, Cory Paschen, Eric Horn, and Dustin Horn; and niece, Savanna Roper; and numerous other loving family and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Humane Society or to one's favorite charity in honor of Ruth Ann Brown. White Chapel Funeral Home Directing
CASTLEBERRY, Dr. James Michael (Mickey)
CASTLEBERRY, Dr. James Michael (Mickey), 68, a Child of The King, went Home to be with him, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011. "Bro. Mickey", as he was affectionately known, was born October 26, 1943 to Frances Inez Mason Castleberry and Richard Steven Castleberry in Montgomery, Alabama. He was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandparents, John Charles Mason and Josie Mason; and by his Paternal Grandparents, John Castleberry and Ada Castleberry; by his parents, Richard and Inez Castleberry; and by twin grandchildren, Jon Britt Castleberry and Brenley Elizabeth Castleberry. He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Joette Castleberry. His family includes two sons and their wives, James Brian (Amy) and Jon Bart (Heather), his "Other Mom" Aunt Ruth Hall of Wetumpka, AL. His grandchildren include Kaitlyn Castleberry, Allison Castleberry Riley Castleberry, and Rhett Castleberry. He is also survived by his brother, Richard Castleberry (Sharon) of Pike Road, Alabama, his Mother-in- law, Ruth Bush of Montgomery, two Brothers-in- law and their wives, Randy Bush (Debbie), Joel Bush (Charlotte), and several nieces and nephews. Bro Mickey answered the Call to Ministry early in life. He grew up in the Highland Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, where he was licensed and ordained as a Minister of the Gospel. He began preaching at the age of fifteen and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1961. At the age of seventeen, he accepted his first Pastorate. Brewer Memorial Baptist Church in Cecil, Al, a position he held for eight years. He attended Howard College, and when the name was changed, he graduated in the first Samford University class with a B.A. degree. Following graduation, Bro. Mickey enrolled in the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, graduating in 1969 with a Master of Theology degree. And in 1978 he received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He was called to serve as Pastor of the Pike Road Baptist Church and during those years, he met and married his wife Joette. In 1972, Bro. Mickey became one of the youngest Pastors ever to serve the First Baptist Church of Wetumpka. Almost nine years later, he moved his young family to Birmingham, Alabama to assume the Pastorate of the 3,600 member Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Center Point, a position he would hold for the next eight years. During those years, he served as a Trustee of The Southern Baptist Convention's Radio and Television Commission in Fort Worth, TX and in 1991, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He served in this office for two years. He would serve nine more years as Pastor of the Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Montgomery, Al before retiring to enter a new Ministry. He founded and served ten years as President of "Mickey's Ministries", a non profit organization, preaching and helping the downtrodden and those in need. During those ten years with "Mickey's Ministries", he served eleven Southern Baptist Churches as Interim Pastor. His calling brought him full circle, when in 2006 he became Pastor of the small Bradleyton Baptist Church, near Highland Home, AL, a position he has held for 5 years. During more than Fifty years of Pastoral Ministry, Bro. Mickey preached Revivals, Partnerships, and Crusades throughout the US and traveled in thirteen Foreign Countries. He served in the 60's as President of the Montgomery Baptist Pastors Conference. In 1972, he was elected Vice President of the Alabama Baptist State Pastor's Conference. He served as a member of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions. He also served a two year term as Moderator of the Elmore Baptist Association and while living in Wetumpka, he served as President of the Elmore County Exchange Club. In 2000, Mickey was inducted into the Robert E. Lee High School Hall of Fame, an honor he cherished. Bro. Mickey loved life, but he believed firmly that, "this world is not our home, we're just passing through." In the firm belief that Jesus is "the way, the truth, and the life and no man comes to the Father except through Him", a Service of Worship to honor Bro. Mickey and his Savior will be led by his dear friends in Ministry, Rev. David Lowery, Dr. Burney Enzor, Dr. Kline Johnson, Rev. Larry Armstrong, and Rev. Johnny Kilgore, accompanist. Soloists will be Mrs. Pat Kilgore and Mrs. Linda Westbrook. Visitation will be held from the Sanctuary of Eastern Hills Baptist Church on Friday evening, November 11, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Eastern Hills Baptist Church. His body will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery, there to await the Resurrection. Serving as pallbearers will be Mr. Bob Ritter, Mr. Sid Adams, Mr. Bill Murray, Mr. James Berry, Mr. Greg Wren, Mr. Lamar Glover, Mr. Jerry Ellison, and Mr. Harvey Willis. Honorary pallbearers will be Mr. Chad Jefcoat, Mr. Bob Emerson, Mr. Bob Humphries, and the Members of Bradleyton Baptist Church. Mickey will lie in state one hour prior to service time at Eastern Hills Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, it was Bro. Mickey's request that Memorial contributions be made to Bradleyton Baptist Church, 595 Browder Rd. Highland Home, AL 36041; to Eastern Hills Baptist Church, 3604 Pleasant Ridge Rd. Montgomery, AL 36109; or to one's favorite church or charity.
LEE, Ronnie Gene
LEE, Ronnie Gene, a resident of Montgomery, AL; passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at the age of 67. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 11, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Redden officiating. Interment will follow at Wetumpka City Cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing. Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Sandra G. Lee, two sons, Ronnie G. (Frances) Lee, Jr., William S. Lee, all of Millbrook, AL; stepdaughter, Teresa (Mike) Little of Newton, AL; stepson, Scott Fields of Montgomery, AL; three brothers, Douglas Lee, Billy Lee of Wetumpka, AL; and Tommy Lee of Selma, AL; grandchildren, Zachary Lee, Amber Lee, Alissa Lee, Jessica Little, Ashley Little, Tiffany Fields, Jasmine Fields, several nieces and nephews, special cousin and caregiver Billy Joe Lee. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Montgomery, 1111 Holloway Park, Montgomery, Alabama 36117. .
BENSON, Rose Mae
BENSON, Rose Mae, 66, a resident of Tallassee, Al. died Nov. 8, 2011.
Funeral service and survivors will be announced later Hillside Mortuary Directing.
PALMORE, James, 59, a resident of Tallassee, Al died November 7, 2011. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. from Eunice M. Mitchell Memorial Chapel Hillside Mortuary, with Rev. Henry L. Moss officiating, burial will follow at the Oak Grove Church Yard Cemetery Tallassee, Al. He leaves to cherish his memory, one son, Tyrone Cannon, Detroit, Michigan; his best friend and companion, Edna Dean, Montgomery, Alabama; four sisters: Mary Rudolph and Ruby Thomas both of Detroit, Michigan, Henrietta (James) Lathon, Huntsville, Alabama, and Carolyn (Larry) Young, of Fayetteville, North Carolina; five brothers: Henry Palmore Jr., Detroit, Michigan, Donnie (Janice) Palmore, Leroy (Gail) Palmore, Gregory Palmore all of Tallassee, Alabama and Terry Palmore of Birmingham, Alabama; two aunts: Lucy Palmore of Tallassee, Alabama, and Eunice Murphy, Notasulga, Alabama; two uncles: Wilbert Moss and Henry (Cathia) Moss both of Notasula, Alabama; two special nephews that he called his "little buddies", Kendall and Kalin Williams of Wetumpka, Alabama and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
DAVIS, Mrs. Rosie L.
DAVIS, Mrs. Rosie L. was born in Lafayette, Alabama on September 8, 1942 to the late Roosevelt and Mattie Trammell. She departed this life at home in Prattville, Alabama on Tuesday, November 08, 2011. Funeral services will be held on November 12, 2011, at 11:00 A.M., at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband of 47 years, McArthur; five sons; Timothy, Jeffery, Stephen, Robert and Michael, and one daughter Yvette (Nikki).
TITTLE, Constance L.
TITTLE, Constance L., 71, a resident of Prattville, AL, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Tittle. She is survived by one daughter, Lori Lee West, Colona, IL; one sister, Patricia Melton, Moline, IL; two brothers, Carroll Foster, Moline, IL; Carl Foster, Silvis, IL; three grandchildren, Matthew West, Cody Dickinson, Kelly Vermast; five great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials in her honor for funeral expenses can be made to Fountain City Baptist Church where she was a member. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at Fountain City Baptist Church with Bro. Rick Moore officiating.
Ridout's Prattville Chapel Directing
HOLSTON, Marcy McCollough
HOLSTON, Marcy McCollough, a resident of Montgomery, Al went to be with the Lord on November 5, 2011.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from Jericho AME Zion Church, 5251 Hobbie Road with Rev. George Garrison officiating.
Interment will follow in the Churchyard Cemetery. Massey Memorial Funeral Home Directing.
DAVIS, Mrs. Gladys
DAVIS, Mrs. Gladys age 77 a resident of Millbrook, AL passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at a local health care facility. Funeral services for Mrs. Davis will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10 a.m. from Coosada Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Graham & Rev. Ed Shirley officiating. The burial will follow at Brookside Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by her husband Paul Wesley Davis. She was a member of Coosada Baptist Church and active in the children's department. She was also the owner of Sparkle Dry Cleaners in Millbrook, AL. She is survived by her sons Jim Davis (Lisa) of Millbrook, AL Mike Davis of Prattville, AL, Tony Davis of Millbrook, AL, granddaughters Sara & Anna Davis of Millbrook, AL, sister-in-law Mildred Shirley of Millbrook, AL. The pallbearers will be Rabbit Culver, Jack Miller, Randy Naylor, W.E. Thomas, Chip Shirley and John Moore. The honorary pallbearers will be Dave Shoemaker, Joe Lott, Coolidge Sims and Jack Wilson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coosada Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 99, Coosada, AL 36020. The family will receive friends on Friday, November 11, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing
MIMS, Mrs. Hazel Christine
MIMS, Mrs. Hazel Christine age 84, a resident of Millbrook, AL passed away on Tuesday November 8, 2011 at a local health care facility. Funeral services for Mrs. Mims will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Brookside Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Ingram officiating. The interment will follow at Brookside Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Mims was a member of Millbrook Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Harvey Gayron & Bessie Mae Wallace Howard and son Johnny Malone Battles. She is survived by her sons Richard Battles (Annette) of Opelika, AL, Carl Battles (Christine) of Millbrook, AL, brother Melvin Howard (Gloria) of Wetumpka, AL, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. Pallbearers will be Melvin Howard, Richard Battles, Matthew Battles, Carl Battles, Jerad Battles and Nathan Battles. The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
POWELL, Lincoln, 79 a resident of Wetumpka ,Alabama died November 5, 2011 Funeral Service will be held Saturday November 12, 2011 at 1:00 PM from Mt. Zion Baptist Church Elmore, Al with Rev B. E. Moss officiating, Burial will follow in the church yard cemetery. He leaves to cherish his memories his three children, Ned (Juanita) Butler, Gloria (Edwin) Bracy, Dickey Lee (Gina) Powell. One brother Johnny (Sandra) Edwards; one Aunt, Lodie Porter twenty- six grandchildren, and host of great grandchildren nephew, other relatives, and friends.
RAY, Mrs. Lucille P.
RAY, Mrs. Lucille P. - Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Michael Foster pastor officiating.
Burial will follow in Bedgood cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services, Greenville, Alabama directing.
BREYER, MARION C.
(April 21, 1929 - November 10, 2011).
It is with great sadness that we announce that Marion Breyer, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on November 10, 2011. Born on April 21, 1929 in Montgomery, Alabama, she was the daughter of the late Mortimer A. Cohen and Josephine B. Cohen. She is survived by her children, Jane B. Friedman (Samuel) and John F. Breyer, Jr. (Elizabeth); four grandchildren, Mary Alexandra Friedman, Jonathan B. Friedman, Julia F. Breyer and Jackson S. Breyer; and her sister, Helen C. Badt. She was preceded in death by John F. Breyer, her husband of 46 years. Memorial service to be held at Temple Emanu-El, Birmingham, Alabama on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment at 1:00 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Alabama. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB).
HOLMES, Helon Rae Mount
HOLMES, Helon Rae Mount, 88, a resident of Luverne, AL died Wednesday, November 09, 2011. Funeral services will be held 11 am Saturday, November 12, 2011 from Glenwood United Methodist Church with Rev. Bobby Weeks officiating. Interment will follow in Providence Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home directing. Mrs. Holmes is preceded in death by her husband James F. "Slick" Holmes, her parents and five siblings. Survivors include three sons, Mike(Shirley) Holmes, Wetumpka, AL, Steve(Cindy) Holmes, Glenwood, AL, Jeff(Thom) Holmes, Atlanta, GA; four grandchildren, Jyll(Doug) Holmes Bross, R. Michael(Sarah) Holmes, Jessica(Chris) Holmes Jordan, and Sumpter Holmes; five great grandchildren, Allyson & Clayton Bross, Jameson & Sawyer Holmes and Jacob Jordan. Pallbearers will be Richard Holmes, Tony Holmes, Mike Mount, Jack Martin, Joe Martin, Terry Mount, James Gibson, and Paul Gibson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm.
DIXON, Dr. Earl
DIXON, Dr. Earl, 74, a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and a lifelong resident of Tuskegee, Alabama and a native of Halifax, Virginia, died suddenly on November 2nd 2011. Funeral services for Dr. Dixon will be at 11AM Friday, November 11th at County Line Baptist Church located at 10151 Chatham Road, Vernon Hill, Virginia 24597.
BOYD, Joseph (Coach) Bernard
BOYD, Joseph (Coach) Bernard, 76, of Melbourne, FL passed away on Oct 29, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Elaine; sister, Muriel (Barnes) Bishop of Clemson, SC; brother, Harold (Peggy) Boyd of Rome, GA; sister-in-law, Jeanette (Jimmy) Hinshaw of Asheboro, NC; two sons, Joel (Debby) Boyd of Trussville, and Mailon (Caroline) Boyd of Montgomery, two daughters, Jan (Joe) Higgins of LaFayette, and Cheryl (Sam) Joyner of Dallas; Eight grandchildren; Two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Nov 13th at 2pm at Frazer United Methodist Church with the Paul Howard officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Frazer Crave Student Ministry in memory of Coach Bernard Boyd.
STAFFORD, Marie, age 82, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, November 09, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Alabama Heritage Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Rippy officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 - 2 p.m. prior to the service. Alabama Heritage Directing
ORPHAN, Dino, 78, a resident of Montgomery, AL died Sunday, November 6, 2011 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 11:00 AM at the Greek Orthodox Church with Father John Vernikos officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 PM at the Alexander City Cemetery. Survivors include a sister, Dimitroula Tsaros (Vasilios); cousin, Jimmy Catechi; extended family, Theo & Angia Katechis, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John & Avgerine Orphan and his brother Spiro Orphan. Dino was born in Alexander City and was a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he played football for the Mississippi Southerners. He was the owner of Dino's Bar in Montgomery, and served in the U. S. Navy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greek Orthodox Church in Montgomery. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing www.leak-mc.com