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John J. Madison

THE TIMES-RECORD, FAYETTE, ALABAMA, OCTOBER 20, 2010 - JOHN J. MADISON - Funeral services for Mr. John J. Madison, age 86, of Fayette, were held Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at 3 p.m., from New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church with Bro. Darren Pollard and Bro. Charles Self officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Madison was born Feb. 14, 1924. He died Oct. 15. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Rosa Lee Perkins Madison; sister, Mary Lewis; and brothers, David, Paul, Allen and Arley Madison. Survivors include his wife, Cordy Madison of Fayette; two sons, John Kip (Gloria) Madison and Nicholas (Marilyn) Madison; both of Fayette; three grandchildren, Matt (Julie) Madison, Kelli (Ralph) Olive, Kerin (Matthew) Brock; and five great-grandchildren, Kathrine and Emma Madison, Liz and Ethan Olive, and Luke Brock. Pallbearers were Randall Aldridge, Tim Kimbrell, Ronny Lawrence, Ray Selman, Daniel Smith and Keith Williams. View and sign the guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralhome.org. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

 

THIS IS SPOUSE OF CORDY SAVANNAH LOWERY, D/O JAMES K. POLK LOWERY (DONZIE ELIZABETH MOORE), S/O BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LOWERY, JR. (MARTHA A. JOHNSON), S/O BENJAMIN FRANKLIN LOWERY, SR. AND MARTHA C. SANFORD, D/O WILLIAM SANDFORD.  Submitted by Dennis Gurley

 


Sybil Malone
TUSCALOOSA, AL. Sybil Malone, age 86, of Tuscaloosa, died March 19, 2011, at
Marengo County Nursing Home. Services will be 11 a.m. today at Memory
Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with
Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Desser Glover; her
husband, Norman Malone; her grandson, Todd Jowers; and her brother,
Charles Glover.

Survivors include her daughters, Norma Jean Jowers (Walter) of Demopolis
and Patricia Sanford (Jimmy) of Samantha; and her son, Dale Malone
(Michele) of Cottondale.

Honorary pallbearers are members of Rosedale Baptist Church, the staff
of Marengo County Nursing Home, and Comfort Care Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to
Comfort Care Hospice in Demopolis.

Condolences may be offered at www.memorychapelfuneralhome.com.
Published in Tuscaloosa News on March 21, 2011

 

THIS IS MOTHER OF PATRICIA G. MALONE, WHO MARRIED JAMES LARRY "JIMMY" SANFORD, S/O FLOYD ARLIE "TIP" SANFORD AND RUTH LEE PRICE.  Submitted by Dennis Gurley


permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY - 12/17/2010

Dan L. Matthews, 75 of Center, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2010 at his home.  He was born March 5, 1935 in Shelbyville to Wayland Matthews and Thelma Swanzy Matthews.  Mr. Matthews was a member of First United Methodist Church of Shelbyville.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm , Friday, December 17, 2010 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am , Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Carla Reed officiating.  Interment will follow at Neuville Cemetery in Shelby County . 

He is survived by: Wife of 55 years, Kathleen Matthews of Center

Son, Glenn Matthews & wife Becky of Center

Daughter, Linda Phillips of Port Neches

Grandchildren:
Michelle Lapeyrolerie & husband Vince of Bridge City
Luke Matthews of Center
Daniel Matthews of Center

Special Great Grandchild, Eli Matthews of Center

Preceded in death by:
Parents, Wayland Matthews and Thelma Swanzy Matthews
Grandparents, Iverson and Elizabeth Matthews
Grandparents, Floyd and Willie Swanzy

Pallbearers will be Luke Matthews, Blake Gauthier, Daniel Matthews, Mike Gauthier, Greg Powell and Dustin Parker.  Honorary pallbearers will be Trevor Doggett, Bobby Collins, Jimmy Payne, James Enmon, John O’Bannion, George Warren, Bobby Vittetoe, John Doggett, Casey Bryan and Cody Bryan.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com

THIS IS SPOUSE OF MARGARET KATHLEEN GREGSTON, D/O OF LUKE M. GREGSTON AND BEULAH M. TRUITT, D/O NOAH FRANKLIN TRUITT AND KATHRYN/CATHERINE F. BALLARD, D/O HUGH MAXWELL BALLARD AND MARTH ELIZABETH HUGHES, D/O JAMES MCCAIN HUGHES AND ELIZABETH ANN SAMFORD, D/O WILLIAM "LITTLE BILLY" SAMFORD AND BARBARA REBECCA SNIDER.  Submitted by Dennis Gurley

 


 Nelson Funeral Home

Vistus Fowler May
(April 30, 1912 - January 26, 2011)

Funeral service for Mrs. Vistus Francis Fowler May, age 98, of Fayette, will be held Friday, January 29, 2011 at 2-P.M. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Shady Grove Cemetery in Bluff. Jeff Randolph and Morris May will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8 P.M. from Nelson Funeral Home. Mrs. Vistus Francis Fowler May passed away on January 26, 2011.She died near Bluff at her long time home which is only a few yards from the two room log cabin where she was born, the oldest of eleven children, on April 30, 1912. She married Arlie in 1943 and soon afterward built there home in the woods next to her parents home. She was a wonderful mother to her sons and to her many school students. She loved her home, her yard, and especially her church. Even at the age of 98, she read her bible everyday. She fought a good fight and kept the faith. She is preceded in death by her husband, Arlie May, parents: L.A. and Zellie Dubose Fowler, brothers: Ormand, Huey, Hulon, and L.A. Junior Fowler, and sister: Adell Hollingsworth. She is survived by her sons: Tim (Lisa) May, Paul May and friend, Sondra Ward, grandson: Kevin (Jamie) May , brothers: Joe (Sue) Fowler, and John (Shirley) Fowler, sisters: Virtus Hubbert, Nell Fredrick, and Dess (Howard) Kirkland, sisters-in-law: Mary Fowler, and Beatrice Fowler, brothers-in-law: Morris (Maxine) May, Glen (Willie) May, and Wyman Humber, great-grandchildren: Jakob, Eli, Timmy, Patience, Austin, and Leslie, and many nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, members of Mt. Olive Church of Christ, Staff of Becky’s Beauty Shop, and member of the Retired Teacher’s Association, and Fayette Garden Club. Active pallbearers will be Junior Willis, Glen Hollingsworth, Robert McCaleb, Wilton Nichols, Kevin May, Billy Wayne Johnson, Terry Dillard, and David Holcomb.

THIS IS DAUGHTER OF LOU ALLEN FOWLER, SR., S/O TAYLOR FOWLER AND FRANCIS ANN PRICE, SISTER OF WILLIAM STEPHEN REUBEN PRICE, FATHER OF RUTH LEE PRICE WHO MARRIED FLOYD ARLIE "TIP" SANFORD, S/O JOSEPH WILBURN SANFORD AND STELLA MAE SANFORD.   Submitted by Dennis Gurley


Roger Mayo
Funeral Services for 54 year old, Roger Mayo, of Houston, will be this Sunday, in Vidor, and burial will follow. Among Mr. Mayo’s local survivors are one son, Richard Mayo, two daughters, Karen and Rachel Mayo, and his ex-wife, Deborah Mayo, all of Center. 
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY  October 7, 2005


 

Eldon “Mac” McAda
Eldon “Mac” McAda, 62, of Center, passed away Monday, October 17, 2005. He was born October 30, 1942 in Potett, Texas to Robert Newton McAda and Elizabeth Elmina Cross McAda. He was saved and baptized as a young boy and was active in church all his life. He grew up in Campbellton in South Texas. He moved to Nacogdoches to attend SFA. He graduated from SFA with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and a minor in Science with a teaching degree. He met and married the love of his life, Margie Nell Graves. He worked for Purena and Rite Care for a while. He then worked for Cactus International Co. Offshore Rigs where he was a driller and toolpusher. Later, he went to work for the Sheriff’s Department in Center, where he worked for several years. His last job was as owner/operator of a BBQ and steak house restaurant. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Center and an honorary member of Dr. Hooker’s Sunday School Class. His hobbies were cooking, fishing, listening to music, reading, hunting and watching old movies and westerns. He liked to watch football, and he loved Astros baseball.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. John Bender and Rev. Carl Smith officiating. Interment will follow at McClelland Cemetery in Shelbyville. Survivors Include: Daughters: Rene’ Mize & husband Gary of Center, Kim Carter & husband Don of Carthage. Grandchildren: Dean & Marnie Mize, Ashley & Lauren Carter. Brother: Roy McAda & wife Linda of Porland, TX, Sisters: Dora Rutherford of Pleasanton, TX, Ruth Tymrak & husband Jerome of Bishop, TX. Nephews: James & Amy McAda, Brett & Wendy McAda, Guy & Meredith Rutherford, Billie G. Jr. & Suzette Smith. Nieces: Laura & Jess Kemp, Beth & Jimmy Sartwell, Jule & Bud Joffrion .Sister-in-Law Bettye & Billie G. Smith, Sr. Also a host of cousins & friends. Preceded in death by his wife Margie McAda and his parents, Robert & Elizabeth McAda. reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


 

Essie Mae McBride
Taylor Funeral Home announces services for 90 year old, Essie Mae McBride, of Center. Services will be tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at two o’clock, at Tennessee Cemetery, in Timpson. Among Ms. McBride’s survivors are her husband, Elmer McBride, of Timpson, three sons, Jack and Jessie Liles, of Gary, and Joe Liles, of Pinehurst, one daughter, Marvin Godwin, of Gilmer, and two sisters, Ethel Owens, of Center, and Maggie Shaffer, of Corsicana.
  reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY October 17, 2005


 

Opal Murline McBride
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home announces services for 78 year old, Opal Murline McBride, of Fredericksburg, and formerly of San Augustine. Services will be this (Tuesday) morning at 10 o’clock, at Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel. Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, in San Augustine County. Among Ms. McBride’s survivors are two sons, Michael E. McBride, of Fredericksburg, and W. Stephen McBride, of Baytown, one daughter, Mary Alice Schlesinger, of Hutto, and four brothers, Lester Smith, of San Augustine, Donald Smith, of Baytown, Charles Smith, of San Augustine, and Kenneth Smith, of Vidor. Watson and Sons Funeral Home announces pending services for 84 year old, Loyd Buel Johnson, of Washington State. Arrangements will be announced later.
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY- 03/23/2011 -

Mildred McCary, 82, of the Dreka Community, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Shelby Regional Medical Center .

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow at Rather Cemetery . Visitation will be Thursday, March 24, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Mangum Funeral Home.

She was born April 28, 1928 to Frank Chandler and Mertie (Hardy) Chandler . She graduated from Shelbyville High School in 1949.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mertie Chandler, Brother, Frank Chandler, Jr. and Grandson, Stephen Ponder.

She is survived by: Husband:Joe McCary of the Dreka Community
3 Sons:
Johnny Ponder of Rockwall
Clifford Ponder of Dallas
Tom Ponder & wife Dell of Lewisville
3 Daughters:
Barbara Jackson & husband, Don of the East Hamilton
Ruthie Folsom & husband, Wayne of Center
Rhonda McSwain of Center
Grandchildren:
Brian Ponder, Michael Ponder and Kristina
Mark Jackson & wife, Summer and David Jackson & wife, Christy
Cody Folsom and Casie Windham & husband, Landon
Ashton Askew & husband, John and Roscoe McSwain, Jr.
5 Great Grandchildren:
Justin
Lane & Madison Jackson
Dawson & Ethan Jackson
Sisters:
Carmen Duncan of Wichita Falls
Cora Wimberly of Huxley
Avis Duncan of Huxley
Brother:
Alton Chandler & wife, Peggy of Smithville
Pallbearers:
Brian Ponder, Michael Ponder, Cody Folsom, Landon Windham,
Roscoe McSwain, Jr., Matt Warr and Rodney Warr

You may sign the online registry book at www.mangumfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas 

THIS IS MOTHER OF RUTHIE JANE MCCARY, WIFE OF DOYLE WAYNE FOLSOM, S/O KENNETH DOYLE FOLSOM AND CLAYTON ENID LAVERNE BITTICK, D/O JOHN D. BUREN BITTICK, S/O GEORGE CRITTENDON BITTICK, JR. (JESSIE ANABELL/ANNE MURPHY), S/O GEORGE CRITTENDON BITTICK, SR. AND MARY "MARGARET" ANN/MIRIAM SAMFORD, D/O ELKANAH T. SAMFORD AND MARY MAGDALINE WEAVER.  submitted by Dennis Gurley

 


 

Robert Marcus "Mark" McDonald
Robert Marcus “Mark” McDonald, 54, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2005. His death was the result of electrocution while working in a broiler house. He was born July 26, 1951 in Forth Worth to Harold McDonald and Alice Moss McDonald. Mr. McDonald was a poultry farmer and member of Ephesus Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Bro. B.A. Morris officiating. Interment to follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.
Pallbearers will be Billy Jack Corbell, Shane Corbell, Gene Borders, Jimmy Wilkinson, Terry Allen & Darrel Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers will be L.H. Hewitt, Juan Caballero, Brad Bass, Ronnie Borders, Bro. Don Murphree.
Survivors include:
Wife: Lisa McDonald of Shelbyville
Sons: Marcus Clinton McDonald & wife Blanca of Center
Robert Marcus McDonald, Jr. & wife Christy of Center
Daughter: Meghan Melissa McDonald Wilkinson & husband Jeffrey of Center
Grandchildren: Abby McDonald, Caleb McDonald and Joshua McDonald
Father: Harold L. McDonald & Tommye of Center
Brothers: Mike McDonald of Willis, Dan McDonald of Tyler and Jonathan McDonald of Nassau Bay
Father-in-Law & Mother-in-law: Gordon & Nell Corbell of Shelbyville. Also numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Preceded in death by: Mother, Alice McDonald 
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


Elizabeth Boyd McGee
TUSCALOOSA - Elizabeth Boyd McGee, age 88, of Tuscaloosa, died Nov. 2, 2010, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Tim McCool and Rev. Craig Blair officiating. Burial will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert P. McGee; a granddaughter, Teresa Sides; seven brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include her daughters, Patricia Edmonds (Bobby) and Sarah Wright (Gerald); a son, Kenneth McGee (Romona); grandchildren, Becky Yeager (Bill), Jim Edmonds (Janet), Lisa Morgan (Dale), Rob McGee (Kristi), Kim Butler (Brian), Dana Gilliland (Allen), and Kent McGee (Jennifer); great-grandchildren, Candice Balenger (Heath). Clint Payton (Allison), Trevor Sides, Courtney Edmonds, Chloe Edmonds, Carlie Edmonds, Chelsey Edmonds, Matthew Morgan, Cole Morgan, Mallory McGee, Mayson McGee, Madison McGee, Morgan McGee, Maggie Butler, Will Butler, Mollie Butler, Macy Butler, and Cayla Gilliland; and
great-great-grandchildren, Talan Balenger and Connor Payton.

Mrs. McGee lived a life of service. She loved to cook and share this talent with her community in Home Demonstration Club, active membership in the PTA of Peterson Elementary, and most of all her large family, who were the focus of her life along with her church. She always valued education for her children and sacrificed for them. She was a very loving and caring mother, and always thought of others.

Pallbearers will be Dale Morgan, Rob McGee, Kent McGee, Brian Butler, Jim Edmonds, Bill Yeager, Allen Gilliland, and Trevor Sides.

A special thank you to honorary pallbearers, the staff and friends of Forest Manor Nursing Home; staff and doctors of TSICU of DCH Regional Medical Center; and the staff of Hospice of West Alabama.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of West Alabama. Published in Tuscaloosa News on November 4, 2010

THIS IS MOTHER OF SARAH JUNE MCGEE, SPOUSE OF GERALD ARTHUR "JERRY" WRIGHT, S/O HOWARD COLIS "TIP" WRIGHT, S/O JAMES WILLIAM WRIGHT AND MAUDE/MAUDIE LOU SANFORD, D/O JOHN RUFUS SANFORD AND JERUSHA EMMA STRICKLAND. submitted by Dennis Gurley

 


Bonnie McGinnis, 74, passed away Friday, March 18, 2011 in Conway, Arkansas. She was born June 9, 1936 in Center, Texas to Arthur Hughes and Essie Jernigan Hughes. Mrs. McGinnis was a homemaker, mother and grandmother.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday, March 21, 2011 at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. John Witham officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.

She is survived by: Husband, Richard “Mac” McGinnis of Conway, Arkansas

Daughter, Barbi Wood and husband Darin of Conway, Arkansas

Grandchildren: Saige Wood and Connor Wood

Sisters:
Judy Leverett of Nacogdoches
Becky Hopkins of Center
Kathy Mosley of Carthage
Betty Jacks of Nacogdoches

Sister-in-law, Sigrun Hughes of Nacogdoches

Also numerous other relatives and friends

Preceded in death by:
Father, Arthur Hughes
Mother, Essie Hughes Corbitt
Stepfather, Paul Corbitt
Son, Richard McGinnis
Brother, Johnny Hughes

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com               

THIS IS DAUGHTER OF ARTHUR ANDREW HUGHES, S/O JOHN WILLIAM HUGHES, S/O ANDREW JACKSON HUGHES, S/O ROBERT TRAMMEL "BOB" HUGHES AND DARTHA/DOROTHY TABITHE SAMFORD, D/O ELKANAH T. SAMFORD AND MARY MAGADLINE WEAVER.  submitted by Dennis Gurley


 

James Edward McGuff

THE DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE, NOVEMBER 4, 2010

James Edward McGuff, 67, of Nauvoo, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 , at Walker Baptist Medical Center . Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 , at Living Waters Tabernacle, with burial following at Sardis Cemetery . Dennis Farley will officiate. Visitation will be today, Nov. 4, 2010 , from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor.

He was preceded in death by his son, Michael McGuff; father, James McGuff; and mother, Hazel McGuff.

He is survived by his wife, Misty McGuff; son, Lynn McGuff (Faye); sisters, Patricia Ann Bridges (Chuck), Patsey Minor (Wayne) and Barbara McGuff (Lecile); brothers, Dewey McGuff (Ceann), Jerry McGuff and Kennith McGuff; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Pallbearers will be David Martin, Jason Akers, Mathew Sanford, Virgel McGuff, Thomas McGuff and Bobby Davis.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571

THIS IS BROTHER OF PATRICIA ANN MCGUFF BRIDGES WHO WAS FIRST THE SPOUSE OF IRA SANFORD, S/O ERVIN MADISON SANFORD. (I DO NOT HAVE PARENTS OF ERVIN MADISON SANFORD.)  submitted by Dennis Gurley


Ms. Debra Mikel
Hick’s Mortuary announces services for 49 year old, Ms. Debra Mikel, of Houston. Services will be Saturday morning at 11 o’clock, at Triumph Church. Interment will be in Westview Cemetery. Among Ms. Mikel’s survivors are a daughter, Chree Parker, of Houston, and two sons, Cedric Thomas and Tremayne Curtis Gardner, both of Houston.
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY   September 22, 2005


 

     

 

John T. Morris
John T. Morris, 89, of Center, passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2005. He was born January 3, 1916 in San Augustine County, Texas to John V. Morris and Ava Teel Morris. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, October 8, 2005 at Watson & Sons Chapel in Center with Bro. Jim Moss & Rev. Barbara Gilbert officiating. Interment to follow at McRae Cemetery in San Augustine County. Pallbearers will be Oran Davis, George Russell, Terry Jessup, Ben Morris, Austin Davis, Phillip Hassell, David Worley and Charles Kilcrease. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Townsend and Billy Ponder. Survivors include: Wife: Lucine Morris of Center Son: Charles Glenn Morris & wife Beverly of Houma, Louisiana Bob Benefield & wife Lilla of Logansport, Louisiana Fred Benefield of Longview Daughter: Rev. Barbara Gilbert of Texarkana, Arkansas Grandchildren: Shannon Davis, David Worley, Rosalyn Hassell, Robby Morris & Tim Morris 6 Great Grandchildren Preceded in death by: First Wife of 58 Years, Lillian Morris Daughter, Sandra Morris Daughter, Wanda Jean Elseya & her husband Ron Grandson, John Morris.
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


Louise Morrison
Louise Morrison, 91, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2005. She was born June 25, 1914 in Big Sandy, Texas to John Frank Snow & Mary Murphy Snow. Ms. Morrison was a member of Stallings Drive Church of Christ in Nacogdoches. Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, October 6, 2005 at Southpark Cemetery in Roswell, New Mexico with Rev. Greg Browning officiating. Survivors Include: Daughters: Sue Tomlinson & husband James of Center, Cynthia Barlow of Las Vegas, Nevada Evelyn Abers & husband Don of Tucson, Arizona. 15 Grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren & 3 great grandchildren. Sister: Jane Shirkey of Houston. Brothers: Charles Snow & wife Margaret of Canyon Lake, Morris Snow & wife Audrey of West Minister, California. Preceded in death by: Husband, Charles Morrison Son, Billy Wayne Morrison Grandson, James Tomlinson Great Grandson, Jacob Ruggles.
  reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY



Rev. Walien L. Mott, 75, of Center, passed away Monday, 17, 2005 in Nacogdoches. He was born September 9, 1930 in Zavalla, Texas to Kerry Wesley Mott & Lillian Simpson Mott. Mr. Mott was a member of Center United Pentecostal Church. He retired after 27 years as a counselor for the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Thursday, October 20, 2005 at Center United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Steve Harris and Rev. Don Grigsby officating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center, Texas. Survivors include: Son, Waline Mott of Center, Daughter, Kayla Wynea of Houston, Grandsons, Justin Adrin Mott and Kris Wade Mott, Sister, Wanda Cook of Vidor, Brother, Hubert Mott & wife Evelyn of Bossier City, La., Sister-in-law, Norma Lout of Shelbyville and Ann Hitt of Center. Brother-in-law, Bud Hitt of Houston, Special Niece, Sammie Harbison of Shelbyville, Also a number of nieces, nephews, cousins & friends. Preceded in death by wife, Honey Mott & daughter Drema Mott. Visitation will begin at 5 pm Wednesday, October 19, 2005 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. 
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


 

THE TIMES-RECORD, FAYETTE, ALABAMA - JANUARY 26, 2011

SIDNEY MOULTON  

Funeral services for Mr. Sidney Moulton, age 67, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at 2 p.m.,  from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Jon Sanford and Bro. Kevin Beard officiated.

Mr. Moulton was born Oct. 20, 1943. He died Jan. 21 at Fayette Medical Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Norvel Moulton and Erma G. Sanford Moulton.

Survivors include his sister, Lauren (Claude) Adams of Fayette; nieces, Tami A. (Leroy) Sanford, Melanie A. (Charlie) Watkins; nephews, Leon Adams, Jerry (Renee) Adams; great nieces and great nephews: Robby Sanford, Ashlie N. Watkins (Justin Doster), Brendan L. Doster, Harlie A. Watkins (Chase Fowler), Hannah C. Fowler, Samantha L. Watkins, Brandon Adams, Cade Adams, and Corey Adams.

Pallbearers were Owen Sweatt, John Price, Jack Perry, Mike Huff, James Cotton, Orman Howton and Devin Mostafa.

View and sign guestbook at www.nelsonfuneralhome.org

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

SYDNEY IS S/O ROBERT NORVILLE MOULTON AND ERMA GESNER SANFORD, D/O LARKIN JAMES SANFORD, S/O JOHN RUFUS SANFORD AND ELIZABETH JANE SMITH.    submitted by Dennis Gurley


Robert Allen Mueller
Robert Allen Mueller, 57, passed away September 24, 2005. He is survived by his loving wife, Michelle Mueller, son: Robert Mueller Jr. and daughter Laura Mueller, mother: Mary Mueller, brothers: Billy Mueller and wife Kathy, Gordon Mueller, Tommy Mueller, Charles Mueller, Kenneth Mueller and Johnny Mueller. The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM Wednesday September 28, 2005 at Klein Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 4 PM Thursday at New Prospect Cemetery in Tenaha, Texas.
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY


 

Mary Taylor-Nece

DUNCANVILLE-- Mary Taylor-Nece, age 62, of Duncanville, went home to be with the Lord March 14, 2011, at Northport Medical Center-DCH. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Pastors Mark Falls and Jerry Koster officiating. Burial will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James H. Taylor, Sr. and Evelyn Natalie Dutton; mother-in-law, Betty Burkhalter; brother, Steven Taylor; granddaughter, Paige Madison McDaniel; and the father of her children, Johnny McDaniel.

Survivors include her spouse, Daryl Nece; her daughters, Tonya Hanby (Ken), Sonya Reece (Sonny), Tasha Zelasko (Mike) and Tiffany Ponds (Greg); her sons, James McDaniel (Jennifer), Russell (Shannon) and Lowell (Candie) Nece; her sisters, Shirley Goodson (Tommie), Sylvia Koster (Jerry), Tammy Taylor, and Shirley Albright (Fletcher); her brothers, James H. “Jim” Taylor, Jr. (Paula), Chris Taylor (Lynn), and Darryl Taylor (Valerie); 18 grandchildren, Lauren, Ashlyn and Savannah McDaniel, John and Rachel Hanby, Mary Beth Bailey, Dixie and Gunnar Zelasko, Brooke Cook, Justin Lawley, Jamie McMaster, Ben Reece (Angie), Morgan Stacy (Evan), Kerstyn and Mackenzie Nece, Anna Scott, and Presley and Tenley Ponds; six great-grandchildren, Oliver, Drake, Chloe, Gabe, Carson and Larkin; and her “boys,” Rowdy and Colt.

Mary was an outstanding wife, mother, sister, Mimi and friend. She enjoyed traveling to the mountains and to Mexico with her family and was always ready to help a friend, console someone, visit them at the hospital or nursing home, bake them a cake or throw them a party. If you spent time with Mary, you felt loved. She loved people and life and lived life to its fullest. She knew that every day was a gift from God and passed that time on in her service others. We will miss her every day while we are here on earth but will join her one day with our Heavenly Father.

Pallbearers will be James “Jr” and Wayne Allen, Bud and David Koster, and Jamie and Johnny Taylor.

Honorary pallbearers are Bill and Velma McGraw, Drs. Dale and Nikki Christensen and family, church family at Bible Baptist Church, Larry and Sandy Elmore, Brenda Pickens, Woodland Forrest Country Club, TCHS Class of 1966, Jerry Sansom, Northport Medical Center Emergency Department, ICU, Anesthesia, Blood Bank, Radiology, Lab, Respiratory, Cardiopulmonary and Pharmacy staff, Dr. Martin Smith, Steve Galvez, Dr. Andrew Harrell, Dr. Cornelius Sullivan, Dr. Rafael Contreras, Rusty, Becky, Baleigh and Ella Jones, Barbara and Kendall Hanby, Randy and Leigh Reinhart, Bud and Mattie Reece, Janice, Jeremy and Rachel Bailey, Randall and Melissa Grammer, Dr. Tosh Atkins and family, Scott Dean, Alex Hernandez, Jodie Lagrone, Meghan Daffron, Jay Lagrone, aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, and great-nephews and nieces and neighbors.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Bible Baptist Church, 200 Bear Creek Rd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405.

Published in Tuscaloosa News on March 17, 2011

THIS IS DAUGHTER OF JAMES HENRY TAYLOR, SR. (JANE HAMNER), S/O ANDREW JASPER TAYLOR AND THEODOCIA SANFORD, D/O JOHN WILLIAM "NICKLE BILL" SANFORD AND MARY ELIZABETH GLADDEN.  submitted by Dennis Gurley


Jean Nielsen 
(March 25, 1938 - June 23, 2014) 
 

Jean Nielsen, 76, of Center, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 at Pine Grove Nursing Home in Center. 

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. 

Ms. Nielsen was born March 25, 1938 in Joaquin to Jimmy and Annie Hogan. She loved reading her Bible, listening to country music and taking care of her pet dogs. She was a member of Jackson Baptist Church in Joaquin. 

She is survived by 
Sister: Gracie Forsythe of Center 

Sisters-in-law: 
Yvonne Hogan of Conroe 
Ruth Hogan of Conroe 

Numerous nieces and nephews 

Preceded in death by 
Husband: Conrad Nielsen 
Father: Jimmy Hogan 
Mother: Annie Hogan 
Brothers: Floyd Hogan, James Hogan

this is my aunt: Jane Keppler

 


DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE, JASPER, ALABAMA , DECEMBER 20, 2010

Dortha Jean Nichols

Daily Mountain Eagle

Dortha Jean Nichols, 76, of Jasper, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. in the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Oakhill Cemetery. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 from 10 until 11 a.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.

She was preceded by her mother, Ruby Morrow and father, William Morrow

THIS ID DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM MORROW, S/O WALTER HENRY MORROW AND LOU ANNA/ANNIE SANFORD, D/O WILLIAM P. SANFORD AND DISEY JENT.   submitted by Dennis Gurley

 

 


Daily Mountain Eagle

Joseph Allen Nichols, 84, of Jasper, passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 at Walker Baptist Medical Center .

Funeral services will be held today, Jan. 5, 2011 , at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel with burial following at Oakhill Cemetery . Cynthia Patton will officiate.

Visitation will be held today, Jan. 5, 2011 from 12 until 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dortha J. Nichols.

He is survived by his daughters, JoAnn Calvert, Rebecca Gibson and Melissa Mays; sons, Marteen Nichols and Richard Nichols, 10 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 

THIS IS SPOUSE OF DORTHA JEAN MORROW, (MARCH 22, 1934 - DECEMBER 18, 2010), D/O WILLIAM MORROW, S/O WALTER HENRY MORROW AND LOU ANNA/ANNIE SANFORD, D/O WILLIAM P. SANFORD, S/O ISAIAH SIMON SANFORD. submitted by Dennis Gurley

 


THE TIMES-RECORD, FAYETTE, ALABAMA JANUARY 12, 2011

TRUDIE NICHOLS

 Funeral services for Mrs. Trudie Nichols, age 92, formerly of Bankston, were held Saturday, January 8, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Piney Grove Church of God with Rev. Delton Harrison officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Nichols was born August 2, 1918 in Mississippi, the daughter of Coley and Carrie Gray Watkins. She died Wednesday, January 5 in Ohatchee. She was a resident of Bankston most of her life and was a member of the Piney Grove Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Henry “Buster” Nichols; a daughter, Bonnie Fowler Balderson; seven brothers and three sisters.

   Survivors include one daughter, Lue Creaty (Iamon) Frost of Ohatchee; one sister, Annie Wyers of Tuscaloosa; five grandchildren, Garry (Kathy) Frost, Tim (Tina) Frost, Mike (Kay) Frost, Carl (Tammi) Frost and Pam (Bryan) Bonner; thirteen great grandchildren and eighteen great-great grandchildren.

   Pallbearers were Garry Frost, Tim Frost, Mike Frost, Carl Frost, Casey Frost and Bryan Bonner.

Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.

THIS IS WIFE OF WILLIAM HENRY "BUSTER" NICHOLS, S/O WILLIAM JACKSON NICHOLS, S/O JAMES THOMAS NICHOLS AND ELIZABETH "BETSY" LOWERY, D/O BENJAMING FRANKLIN LOWERY, SR. AND MARTHA C. SANFORD, D/O WILLIAM SANDFORD. submitted by Dennis Gurley


 

Winnie Arch Nicholson
Wyman Roberts Funeral Home announces services for 95 year old, Winnie Arch Nicholson, of San Augustine. Services will be this (Friday) morning at 10 o’clock, at Memorial Presbyterian Church, in San Augustine. Interment will be in McRae Cemetery. Among Ms. Nicholson’s survivors is her sister, Thelma Nicholson, of San Augustine.
reprinted with permission SHELBY COUNTY TODAY  October 7, 2005


 


 

 

 

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