Services were at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at New Liberty Baptist Church for Harold “Vann” Smith, with Rev. Phillip Mathis officiating. Burial was in Landers Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral Home directed.
Mr. Smith died Oct. 5.
Survivors include his wife, Jane M. Smith; a son, Brandon Smith; two step-sons, Todd Murdock and Chris Smith; two daughters, Danette Browning and Laurann Bussey; four grandchildren, Amber, David, Kyle and Jasmine; a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Nancy Smith and two sisters and brothers-in-law, June and Ralph Haggerty and Mary and Jimmy Tucker.
Pallbearers were James Batey, Donald Jones, Don Taylor, Barry Haggerty, Kevan Tucker and Tommy Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Terry Clemmer and Charles Reynolds.
Mr. Smith was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church. He retired from the Calhoun County Board of Education Transportation Department with 34 year service and was also employed with Southland Industrial Bus Sales. He was preceded in death by his parents, E. C. and Jessie Smith.
Memorial services for Arthur L. Stout, 69, were at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center chapel with Rev. Daniel Harper officiating.
Mr. Stout died Oct. 4 at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center in Anniston.
Survivors include his wife, Nettie B. Stout; a daughter, Penny L. Stout of Apopla, Fla.; three sons, Robert Stout and William D. Stout, of Winter Park, Fla., and Bruce A. Stout of Oviedo, Fla.; two step-daughters, Lisa Fenton of Titusville, Fla., and Lori Black of Orlando, Fla.; three brothers, Kenneth Stout of Salt Lake City, Utah, Delworth Stout of Phoenix, Ariz., and Dean Stout of California, and two grandchildren, Kristina Miller and Megan Mulkey.
Mr. Stout, a Hurricane, Utah native, had lived in Jacksonville 14 years. A Navy veteran, he retired from the University Central Florida Police Department and was a member of the Police Benevolent Association. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Mary Workman Stout.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association Central and North Alabama Chapter, 200 office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham 35223.
Funeral services for Dorothy G. Hood Clark, 92, of Auburn, formerly of Jacksonville, were at 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the chapel of K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Rev. Bert Breland officiating. Burial was in Fort McClellan Post Cemetery.
Mrs. Clark died Oct. 23 in Opelika.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy Lee and Ken Speedie of San Antonio, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, L. Howard (Jr.) and Shirley Clark of Lafayette; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; eight nieces; and five nephews.
Mrs. Clark was a Birmingham native. She was curator at the WAC Museum at Fort McClellan for four years and was employed at Noble Army Hospital for three years. She was a member of the Progressive Study Club, the Garden Club and the Needlepoint Guild for many years. She was a member of the Keenagers Group at First Baptist Church, where she was a member. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Lester Howard Clark Sr.; a son, Capt. William Marshall Clark; and a sister, Margaret Jones.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 400, Jacksonville 36265.
Services for Janie Diane Knight, 56, were at 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Revs. Mike Oliver and Michael Yates officiating. Burial was in West Point Cemetery.
Mrs. Knight died Oct. 30 at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Edward J. Knight of Jacksonville; a son, Christopher Ray Knight of Jacksonville and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Knight was a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident. She was a Baptist and was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Fannie Mae Kendall, and a brother, Sonny Kendall.
Funeral services for Oliver Keith Lowery, 50, of Destin, Fla., were Oct. 11 at Grace Lutheran Church in Destin. Interment followed in Heritage Gardens Cemetery, Niceville, Fla.
Mr. Lowery died Oct. 7 at his home after an extended illness.
Survivors include his mother, Doris Lowery of El Dorado, Ark.; a daughter, April Lowery Smith of Oxford; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Alexandra Smith of Oxford; a brother, Lt. Col. (ret.) Robert Dudley Lowery of Las Vegas; his wife, Kim Lowery of Destin; two step-daughters and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Mr. Lowery was a native of El Dorado and a longtime member of Immanuel Baptist Church of El Dorado.
He attended the University of Arkansas for three years where he majored in business administration before leaving to pursue a career in hotel management. In 1981, he began a second career as a poultry trader. He was an active member of his community, serving on the board of directors of neighborhood, Avalon. He was preceded in death by his father, Oscar Kramer Lowery of El Dorado.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Covenant Hospice Inc., of Niceville or Gideons International.
Services for Hugh Mack Bonds, 59, of Hiram, Ga., will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 22 at K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Rev. Jack Morgan officiating. Burial will be in Friendship Cemetery.
Mr. Bonds died Sept. 20 at Wellstar-Douglas Hospital.
Survivors include three sisters, Emma Fain and Mary Jane Gillreath, both of Hiram, and Lela Mae McCray of Decatur; three brothers, Charlie Bonds of Arizona and Fletcher Bonds and William Bonds, both of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Mr. Bonds was a Calhoun County native.