DALTON, Ga. – Graveside services for Bonnie Sue Crane Curtis, 63, of Dalton, Ga., formerly of Cherokee County, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Union Hill Cemetery in Needmore. The family will receive friends 12-1:30 p.m. Thursday at Perry Funeral Home in Centre.
Mrs. Curtis died Monday at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton.
Survivors include a daughter, Sherry Crane of Dalton; a son, James Michael Sexton of Morgan, Ga.; three brothers, James Sexton and Raymond Sexton, both of Dalton, and Albert Sexton of Resaca, Ga.; and a sister, Louise Bishop of Gadsden.
Mrs. Curtis was a Cherokee County native. She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Crane; and her parents, Albert and Ruby Bishop Sexton.
GADSDEN – Services for James Louis "Lou" Dobson, 79, of Gadsden will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Collier-Butler Funeral Home with Rev. Bob Edmondson officiating. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. at Cornith North Baptist Church Cemetery in Randolph County. The family will receive friends 5-7 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Dobson died Monday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Clara Braden Dobson, formerly of Anniston; a daughter and her husband, Beverly and Jeff Jensen; a sister, Lucy Yocum of Muscatine, Iowa; and two step-grandchildren, Joe Jensen and his wife, Missy, and Preston Jensen.
Mr. Dobson was a member of First Baptist Church of Hokes Bluff where he served as a substitute Sunday School teacher. A World War II Army Air Corp veteran, he served as an aviation cadet and as a regimental chaplain with the First Marine Division during the Korean War. He was a teacher and an administrator in Davenport, Iowa. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Odell Dobson and Curtis Dobson; and his parents.
CAVE SPRING, Ga. – Services for Revin Griffin, 50, of Cave Spring, Ga. will be 1 p.m. today at Snead Funeral Home in Snead with Horace Jackson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery.
Mr. Griffin died Saturday.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Jackson Griffin; a daughter, Misty Tillery of Aragon, Ga.; three stepchildren, James Wooten of Dallas, Ga., Becky Roberts of Carrollton, Ga., and Susie Smith of Horton; a brother, David Eubanks of Altoona; a sister, Ida Mae Hudgins of Ohatchee; and 10 grandchildren, KeLisha Smith, Alex Smith, Meghan Wooten, Logan Wooten, Zachary Wooten, Morgan Roberts, Bradley Wooten, Hannah Wooten, Isabella Tillery and Hannah Tillery.
Mr. Griffin, a Blount County native, was a die tester at Profile Extrusion Company of Rome, Ga. for 28 years.
WEAVER – Services for Lawanda Gayle King Haney, 46, of Weaver, formerly of Piedmont, will be announced by Folsom-Mickelsen Funeral Home in Piedmont.
Ms. Haney died Monday.
Services for Ruth Jackson, 68, of Anniston will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church with Quintin P. Woods Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Eden Hills Cemetery with Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. The body will be at the church an hour prior to services.
Mrs. Jackson died Wednesday at Stringfellow Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Jackson; three sons, Larry Jackson and David Jackson, both of Anniston, and Terry Jackson of Harvest; a daughter, Teresa Jackson of Anniston; a sister, Elizabeth Lee of Queens, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Lakesha Jackson, Keenan Jackson and Fitzgerald Murphy; and a great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be friends of the family.
Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Earl Jackson.
ROANOKE – Services for Rosa Mae Lipham, 93, of Roanoke, formerly of Wedowee, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Benefield Funeral Home with Rev. Don Paris officiating. Burial will be in Wedowee City Cemetery. The family will receive friends an hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Miss Lipham died Monday at Roanoke Health Care Facility.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be deacons of First Baptist Church of Wedowee.
Miss Lipham was a member of First Baptist Church of Wedowee where she served as past president and secretary of Joy Kapp Sunday School Class and as church clerk. She retired from the Town of Wedowee as an assistant town clerk, and had worked for Tri County Telephone Company as an operator for many years. She was a member of The Wedowee Sr. Citizens Group, The Wedowee Homemaker Club, The Kathleen Mallory Missionary Circle and was past president and secretary of Clubs Circle.
Services for Cecil H. Livingston, 82, of Anniston will be 11 a.m. today at Brown & Kughn Memory Chapel with Rev. Sonny Champion and James Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends an hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Mr. Livingston died Monday in Anniston.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy B. Livingston; several nieces and nephews, including Linda Marshall and her husband, Frankie, of Pelham, and Dianne Anderson and her husband, James, of Oxford; and a great-niece, Brittany Marshall.
Pallbearers will be Pat Livingston, Mike Livingston, Jake Livingston, Andy Little, Frankie Marshall and Drew Crickett.
Mr. Livingston, a Birmingham native and former Atlanta resident, had lived in Anniston the past six years. He was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church in Anniston. A World War II Army veteran, he earned a victory medal. He worked for Bullard Realty in Georgia, and as a manager for National Life Insurance Company for 25 years. He served as a volunteer fireman, president of Correctional Officers Association, president of the Homeowners Association, and was a member of the Kiwanis Club.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Building Fund at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1320 Golden Springs Road, Anniston, AL 36207.