Services for Lucille Elizabeth Kohli Troglin, 83, of 309 Adelaide St. SW were Tuesday at 2 p.m. at K. L. Brown Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel with the Rev. Mike Owens officiating. Burial was in Jacksonville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Troglin died Sunday at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Brooks of Jacksonville and Donna Lamanna of Ashland, Va.; a son, Paul R. DePaepe of Lilburn, Ga.; two sisters, Stella Spegal of Covington, Ky. and Lois Carter of Fithian, Ill.; 17 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Chris Chrismond, Doug Brooks, Keith Brooks, Wayne Daugherty, Bill Daugherty, Eddie Daugherty, Luke Brooks and Dennis Henderson. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Rebekah Sunday School Class of Leatherwood Baptist Church.
Mrs. Troglin was a native of Minear, Ill. She had been a resident of Calhoun County for the past 20 years, five which were spent in Jacksonville.
She was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church and enjoyed needlepoint, especially making quilts.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Paul L. DePaepe, and her husband of 17 years, Arnold Troglin; her parents Isaac and Alma (Birky) Kohli, a sister and a brother.
Rev. Curtis Lee Robinson
Services for the Rev. Curtis Lee Robinson, 65 of Kearney, Mo., formerly of Jacksonville, were July 8, at Northland Pentecostal Church of God. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery with Fry Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Robinson died July 5, in Gainesville, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Johanna Robinson of Missouri; two daughters, Amber Robinson of Gladstone, Mo., and Valorie Robinson of Kansas City, Mo.; two sisters, Hazel Ford of Anniston and Linda McCrelles of Jacksonville; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter, and 12 nieces and nephews.
Mr. Robinson was a native of Thomaston, Ga. He was an Air Force veteran and was employed by General Motors for 35 years. He was a member of Northland Pentecostal Church of God. He was preceded in death by a son, Steve Robinson, and two brothers, Elmer Leon Robinson and Donnie Ray Robinson of Jacksonville. He enjoyed skydiving, and motorcycling and had a great love for life and his family.
Services for Sheila Joyce Buse, 56, were at 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at New Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Israel officiating. K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center directed.
Mrs. Buse died Sept. 29 at Regional Medical Center.
Survivors include her husband, Benny Buse of Jacksonville; her parents, Alice J. Glenn and George M. Glenn of Gadsden; her mother-in-law, Elizabeth Buse of Jacksonville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Gina and Jeffery Winkler of Anniston, Kathy and Matthew Reaves of Jacksonville and Tracy and James Ledbetter of Piedmont; a son, Adam Buse and his girlfriend, Cassie Taylor of Jacksonville; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Joe Williams of Birmingham; eight grandchildren, Nick, Roy, George, Diana, Crystal, Lucas, Kaley and Joshua; six nieces and five nephews.
Palbearers were Jeff Winkler, Matt Reaves, James Ledbetter, Jeremy Buse, Jason Buse, Luke Smallwood, Aaron Buse and Roy Watkins.
Mrs. Buse was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and attended new Liberty Baptist Church. She was employed at Wendy’s.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Garry W. Murphree.
Services for Norman Isdore Carrin, 45, were at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with Revs. Michael G. Rich and Stan Easton officiating, K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center directed.
Mr. Carrin died Sept. 26.
Survivors include his wife, Manuja Jacob-Carrin of Jacksonville; his parents, Bobby and Velma Louise Carrin of Apalachicola, Fla.; a sister, Bobbie Carrin of Apalachicola and two nieces, Crystal Carrin and Lauren Tarrantino.
Mr. Carrin was born in Port St. Joe, Fla., but called Apalachicola his hometown. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he was a graduate of Florida State University and Jacksonville State from which he earned a master’s degree in public administration. He taught as a graduate assistant at JSU and worked as a resident assistant. He was active in community service from an early age and was very active in the Teen Challenge program in Birmingham. He was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Services for Kevin Samuel Finch were at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Dr. Rick Reaves officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery. Chapel Hill Funeral Home directed.
Mr. Finch died Sept. 25 at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Roland Finch of Jacksonville; a daughter, Ashley Finch of Jacksonville; a son, Casey Finch of Jacksonville; his father, David Wayne Finch of Anniston; his mother, Linda Faye Finch of Anniston; his step-mother, Glenda F. Finch of Anniston; a sister, Nikki Boyd of Anniston; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald Wayne and Margo Finch of Jacksonville and Rickey Lee and Delta Finch Alexandria; a brother-in-law, Edward Roland of Talladega and his father- and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Roland of Anniston.
Pallbearers were Scott Traffandstedt, Tony Traffandstedt, Nicholas Traffandstedt, Wayne Traffandstedt, Rickey Traffandstedt, and Ralph Hedrick.
Mr. Finch was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
A wake for Lynnette Ashley Grant, 18, was from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Friendship Baptist Church. Services were at 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at Friendship Baptist Church. Burial was in Anniston Memorial Gardens.
Ms. Grant died Sept. 22.
Survivors include her parents, Roy and Albertha Grant; her brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Marie Grant of Jacksonville; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Latonia and Jeffrie Grant of Montgomery and Janeshua and Rodney Newkirk of Charleston, S. C.; her grandmother, Elizabeth Myers of Emporia, Va.; nine aunts; 10 uncles; five nieces; one nephew, and many cousins.
Ms. Grant was born in Jacksonville on Sept. 9, 1988. She grew up in Friendship Baptist Church under the pastoral care of the Rev. J.E. Merriweather. She attended Jacksonville Christian Academy before moving to Camp Zama, Japan, and later to Taegu, Korea. She returned home in June to attend Jacksonville State University.
Private services for Zora Jean VanHorn, 75, who died Sept. 26 at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center were held.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Sylvia Bentley of Anniston; a daughter, Vicky Huey of Jacksonville; a sister, Frances of New York; three grandsons, Shane, Brad and Adam Bentley and two great-granddaughters, Ashlan Gilbert and Reese Bentley.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank VanHorn; a son, Michael Bentley; and a grandson, Jason Huey.
Mrs. VanHorn was a member of West Point Baptist Church and the Red Hat Society. She had worked 20 years at Anniston Sportswear and had also worked at Wakefield’s.
A celebration for the life of Dwight Lester Wheeler, 92, was Oct. 3 at Williams McCracken Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Michael Jones officiating. Burial was in Missionary Grove Cemetery in Cullman.
Mr. Wheeler died on Sept. 30 at Jacksonville Medical Center.
Survivors include three daughters, Charlotte Weldon, who was also his caretaker for seven years, Reba Helms and Jean Markham; a sister, Doris Chessar; a brother, Bob Wheeler; five grandchildren, Russell Helms, Trina Gamiel, Dudley Markham, Felicia Cain and Ann Daugherty and five great-grandchildren, Wesley Cain, Lucy Helms, Sarah Gamiel, Cora Helms and Patrick Cain.
Pallbearers were Freddie Osborne, Russell Helms, Dudley Markham, Sidney Cain, Mohammed Gamiel, Ryan Daugherty, Johnny Chessar and Danny Weldon.
A native of Cullman, Mr. Wheeler was born on Dec. 15, 1913, the son of the late Jane Lester Wheeler and George William Wheeler. In addition to farming Mr. Wheeler was an experienced electrician and machinist. However, farming and love of the land always remained his passion. Mr. Wheeler was an active member of West Point Baptist Church for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Irene Coggin Wheeler; a brother, Herman Wheeler; two sisters, Louise Walker and Thelma Holmes and a great-granddaughter, Miriam Victoria Gamiel.
Memorial donations may be made to West Point Baptist Church at 140 County Road 1242, Vinemont 35179.
Services for Mary Broome Holden, 96, were at 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at West Point Baptist Church. Rev. Scott Smith officiated. K.L. Brown Funeral Home directed. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Holden died Sept. 14 at her residence.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Henry Pritchett of Jacksonville; a sister; Estelle Ingram of Birmingham; a brother and sister-in-law, Emery and Audrey Broome of Southside; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Vicki and Dwight Roper, Tina and David Bryant, Janice Gilchrist, Donna Poland, Mark Pritchett, David and Melody Holden and Steve and Sandra Brown; 18 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Harvey Clinton Holden; a son, Alfred J. Holden and her parents Matthew and Rebecca Ann Broome preceded her in death.
Pallbearers were great-grandsons.
Mrs. Holden was homemaker and a charter member of West Point Baptist Church.