DeARMANVILLE – Services for Teresa M. O’Hern, 54, of DeArmanville will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary & Crematory in Anniston. Burial will be in Edgemont Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Ms. O’Hern died Thursday at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center.
HUEYTOWN – Services for Betty Jean Robinson Owens, 76, of Hueytown will be noon Saturday at Peoples Chapel Funeral Home in Hueytown with John Simmons and Jim Bailey officiating. Burial will be 2 p.m. in Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery in Munford. The family will receive friends 5:30-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Ms. Owens died Thursday.
Survivors include a daughter, Marsha Owens Smithers of Hueytown; two sons and their wives, George Michael and Dorothy Owens of Hueytown, and Christopher Alan and Donna Owens of Norton, Va.; three sisters, Mary R. Rodgers and her husband, Billy, of Decatur, Ga., Lila R. Turner of Munford and Barbara R. Thomas and her husband, Howard, of Ohatchee; seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Ms. Owens was a member of Hueytown First United Methodist Church.
BYNUM – Services for Albert Lee Roberts Sr., 78, of Bynum will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Spring Hill Baptist Church with Rev. W.T. Threatt officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens in Anniston. The family will receive friends 6-8 tonight at Anniston Funeral Service. The body will be at the church an hour prior to services.
Mr. Roberts died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Roberts; two sons, Albert Lee Roberts Jr. and Jerry Roberts and his wife, Cassandra, all of Bynum; two sisters, Gertrude Jackson of Columbus, Ohio, and Evelyn Smith of Peru, Ind.; a brother, James Brown of Syracuse, N.Y.; and three grandchildren, Shantel Roberts, Jaerod Roberts and Brandon Roberts.
Pallbearers will be Spring Hill Baptist Church deacons and nephews.
Mr. Roberts, a Talladega native, was a member and chairman of the deacon board of Spring Hill Baptist Church. A World War II Army veteran, he retired from Anniston Army Depot with 39 years service and worked with Anniston Funeral Service. He was a member of the Golden Harps. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Willard Roberts, Wallace Brown and Floyd Brown; and a sister, Clara Irons.
Services for Harold Tim Smith, 58, of Anniston will be 2 p.m. today at Miller Funeral Home in Oxford. Burial will be in Vinson Cemetery in Eastaboga.
Mr. Smith died Wednesday at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Mandy Smith; a daughter, Tammy Annette Smith of Sylacauga; two stepdaughters, Gail Parsons of Vincent and Rita Baird of Pearl, Miss.; a stepson, Bubba McDonald of Sylacauga; a brother, Edward Smith of Anniston; five sisters, Helen Smith of Eastaboga, Margarett Shaw of Anniston, Mary Dutton of Oxford, Patsy Beckman of Milton, Fla. and Margie Mize of Michigan; two grandchildren, Christopher Smith and Christy Batchelor; five step-grandchildren, Jason Armstrong, Loni Boothe, Linda McDonald, Lauren McDonald and Julia Baird; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be family friends.
Mr. Smith, an Anniston native, was employed by Fabarc Steel.
HEFLIN – Services for Velma Mae Stephens, 92, of Heflin will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rehema Center in Heflin with Rev. Charles Caldwell officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. today at Ervin Funeral Chapel in Anniston. The body will be at Macedonia Baptist Church 11 a.m.-noon today and at the Rehema Center an hour prior to services.
Mrs. Stephens died Monday at Regional Medical Center in Anniston.
Survivors include two sons and their wives, Clifford and Betty Stephens and Walter and Gloria Stephens, all of Heflin; six daughters, Claudie Parker and her husband, J.C., of Eastaboga, Christine Smith of Birmingham, Agnes Akles of Delta, Joyce Stephens of Heflin, Minnie Dunn of Detroit, and Irene Lindsey and her husband, Larry, of Eastpoint; two sisters, Lela Parker of Eastaboga and Pauline Wilson and her husband, Clarence, of Anniston; two brothers and their wives, General and Jerri Johnson of Indianapolis, and Rev. Yulas and Sarah Johnson of Heflin; two daughters-in-law, Lela Mae Stephens and Belinda Stephens; 21 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Mrs. Stephens was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Stephens; and two sons, Clellon Stephens and James Stephens.
JACKSONVILLE – Memorial services for Lou Willie Butler Tharpe, 84, of Jacksonville will be 2 p.m. Saturday at K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center chapel with Rev. Jason Alexander Childs officiating.
Mrs. Tharpe died Wednesday at Jacksonville Health & Rehabilitation.
Survivors include five daughters, Jean Griffins and her husband, George, of Delta, June Cook and her husband, Quincey, of Mobile, Melba Elksnis and her husband, Dennis, of Berlin, Md., Betty Scheinost of Jacksonville and Brenda Jackson of Oxford; a son and his wife, Ralph and Sherry Butler of Jacksonville; a sister, Ella Nelson of Plant City, Fla.; 21 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Tharpe, a lifelong Calhoun County resident, was a member of Calvary Temple Assembly of God. She packed bombs at Anniston Army Depot during World War II and had been employed at Anniston Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Martin A. Butler and S.A. Tharpe; and a daughter, Louanne Street.
PIEDMONT – Services for Jared Maurice Arrington, 29, of Piedmont will be 11 a.m. today at Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Don Henley and Dr. Harris Hand officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Mr. Arrington died Thursday at his home.
Survivors include his parents, Eric and Diane Arrington of Piedmont; a sister, Erica Diane Arrington of Piedmont; his grandparents, Maurice and Olene Arrington, and Billy and Josephine Pike; and an uncle and his wife.
Pallbearers will be Brian Pike, Alan Ledbetter, Robin Ledbetter, Keith Word, Philip Hamrick and Tommy Bishop Jr.
Mr. Arrington, a Piedmont native and lifelong resident, graduated from Piedmont High School and attended Gadsden State Community College. He was a former member of the Piedmont Jaycees. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Martha Pike.