Caroline P. Barrett
Caroline Powell Barrett, 20, of Huntsville died Sunday in Atlanta. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at Laughlin Service Funeral Home chapel with Dr. Dalton B. Styes officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Miss Barrett was a 1996 Huntsville High School graduate and was attending college in Atlanta. She was an honor student.
Survivors include her mother, Donna Barrett Schremsher of Huntsville; her father, Thomas Powell Barrett of Roswell, Ga.; her stepfather, Robert Schremsher of Huntsville; her stepmother, Terri Barrett of Roswell, Ga.; one sister, Hannah Elizabeth Schremsher of Huntsville; two brothers, Thomas Joseph "T.J." Barrett and Alex Barrett, both of Roswell; and her grandparents, Helen Thompson of Tampa, Fla., and Florence and Marshall Barrett of Millington, Tenn.; stepgrandmother, Annie Pearl Schremsher of St. Cloud, Fla.
Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Huntsville/Madison County Public Library, P.O. Box 443, Huntsville, 35804.
Bessie L. Brown
SECTION - Mrs. Bessie L. Brown, 74, died Monday at a local hospital. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at Scottsboro Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Venable officiating.
Burial was to be in Blue Springs Cove Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Kathy Robbins of Section; one son, Bobby Brown of Section; two sisters, Veda Gray and Vera Maples, both of Huntsville; one brother, James V. Hastings of Limrock; and two grandchildren.
Harvey E. Buchanan
HAZEL GREEN - Harvey E. Buchanan, 56, died Monday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Valhalla Funeral Home with the Rev. Ollie "Rob" Roberts officiating.
Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Mr. Buchanan was assistant chief of logistics management at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was a member of Chase United Methodist Church and an Army veteran.
Survivors include two sons, Craig Buchanan of Hazel Green and Joel Buchanan of Huntsville; his mother, Sarah Buchanan of Atlanta; one brother, Wayne Buchanan of Arlington, Texas; and one grandson.
Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Elizabeth Dalman, 74, of Huntsville died Saturday at a local nursing home. Laughlin Service Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Survivors include one sister, Ellen Blessing of Huntsville; two brothers, Walter Turko of Huntington, W.V., and Harry Turko of San Francisco; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the Valley United Methodist Church organ fund or Diabetes Foundation.
Erna M. Doane
NOKOMIS, Fla. - Erna Meissner Doane, 96, died Monday. Ewing Funeral Home in Venice, Fla., will announce funeral arrangements.
Survivors include one son, George B. Doane III of Huntsville; one sister, Alma T. Meissner of Nokomis; and two grandchildren and two nieces.
Memorial donations may be made to Venice-Nokomis United Methodist Church, 208 Palm Ave., Nokomis, Fla. 34275.
Sue F. Hewitt
PISGAH - Sue Ferguson Hewitt, 87, died Sunday. The funeral was today at 11 a.m. at Kerby Funeral Home with the Rev. Alan Crawford officiating.
Burial was in Pisgah Cemetery.
Mrs. Hewitt was preceded in death by her husband, Earl B. Hewitt.
Survivors include a daughter, Sarah Noyes of Birmingham; two sisters, Grace Smith of Pisgah and Hazel Bradford of Scottsboro; two brothers, Riley Ferguson of Pisgah and Jesse Ferguson of Valley Head; and two grandsons.
Wilma J. Lovill
MADISON - Wilma Jean Lovill, 74, died Sunday at a local hospital. Twickenham Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Survivors include her husband, George William Lovill of Madison; one son, Robert Lovill of Madison; one brother, Raymond Lykins of Sandusky, Ohio; and one sister, Norma Ruggles of Wheelersburg, Ohio.
NEW MARKET - J.A. "Junior" McRae, 87, of New Market died Monday at a local hospital. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Loyd C. Murphy
LACEYS SPRING - Loyd Carl Murphy, 75, of Alabama 36 died Monday at his home. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Cotaco United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Parker and the Rev. Ken Kinney officiating.
Burial will be in Valhermoso Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Murphy was a native of Morgan County and a member of Cotaco United Methodist Church. He was also a World War II veteran and had worked at Redstone Arsenal.
Survivors include two sons, Ronnie Carl Murphy of Cullman and Thomas Harvey Murphy of Cotaco; two daughters, Patricia Elizabeth Childers of Florette and Jennifer Karen Looney of Decatur; one sister, Velma Ransom of Cullman; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
His body will be at the church one hour before the funeral.
Susie E. Presley
SCOTTSBORO - Mrs. Susie Elizabeth Presley, 84, died Sunday. The funeral was today at 11 a.m. at Rudder Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Gentle officiating.
Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, James Presley of Scottsboro; one sister, Billie Bradford of Scottsboro; and two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Charles B. Rawls
TEMPLE, Texas - Charles Blake Rawls, 91, died Sunday. The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Home in Temple.
Burial will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Laurel Land Cemetery in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Rawls finished his 37-year career in the space program in Huntsville before he moved to Temple in 1996.
Survivors include his wife, Floy Rawls of Temple; two sons, Don Rawls of Temple and Ed Rawls of Dallas; five sisters, Lois Harris of Temple, Elizabeth Poge and Nina Poge, both of Spring, Texas, and Ilene Rosser and Mavis Starnes, both of Temple; and five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to "Friends of Alex" at the University of Texas School of Engineering, Austin, Texas; or to the conversational English class in care of First Baptist Church, 600 Governors Drive, Huntsville 35801-5178.
Walter "Red" Smith, 69, of Huntsville died Monday at his home. The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Hill Cemetery with Tom Reynolds officiating.
Spry Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Mr. Smith was a native of Tennessee, but spent most his life in Madison County. He was retired from Martin Industries.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Smith of Huntsville; three sons, Robert "Bobby" Smith and Henry Cary Smith, both of Huntsville, and Walter Smith Jr. of New Market; one daughter, Violet M. Smith of Huntsville; and six grandchildren.
Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Beulah M. Sowers
Beulah Mae Sowers, 80, of 2102-D Vernon Ave. died Dec. 1 at a local hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at noon at Madkins Chapel C.P. Church with the Rev. Endia Scruggs officiating.
Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens with Royal Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include one daughter, Robin Powell of Huntsville; one son, Doc Wayne Mastin of Florida; two sisters, Mary Bone-Moore of Huntsville and Luevertia Fletcher of Nashville; one brother, Charles Bone of Huntsville; and four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Mildred B. Tallent
GADSDEN - Mildred B. Tallent, 85, died Monday at a Gadsden hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Morgan Chapel with David Carpenter and Buster Latimer officiating.
Burial will be in Rainbow Memorial Gardens.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Tallent.
Survivors include five sons, James W. Tallent and Melvin Edward Tallent, both of Rainbow City, Billy W. Tallent of Huntsville, Jimmy I. Tallent of Jasper, Fla., and Randall W. Tallent of Southside; two brothers, Marion Farley of Collinsville and E.L. Farley of Gadsden; and 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
HARTSELLE - Florence Teeples, 89, of Hartselle died Sunday at her home. The funeral was today at noon at Spry Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. John Elliott officiating.
Burial will be in Huntsville Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Teeples was a native of Lincoln County but had spent most her life in Madison County. She was a member of Patillo Street Church of God in Hartselle.
Survivors include one son, Donnie G. Teeples of Hartselle; two daughters, Margie O. Widener of Huntsville and Margaret Edgemon of Laceys Spring; one sister, Josie Smith of Athens; and eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Vera M. Turner
SCOTTSBORO - Vera Melanie Crawley Turner, 90, died Sunday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Scottsboro Funeral Home with Dr. George Cobb officiating.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Turner received her license to work as a registered nurse in 1933. She worked at Cook County Hospital in Chicago until 1946 and then as a surgical nurse at Jefferson-Hillman Hospital in Birmingham until 1951.
From 1951 until her retirement in 1973, Mrs. Turner served as a public health nurse in Jackson County. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Wesleyan Guild, the church choir and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Turner was also instrumental in organizing the Jackson County Retarded Childrens Association, of which she was a charter member. She was also honored as ''Nurse of the Year in 1963.
Mrs. Turner served as district president and state delegate of the Alabama Nurses Association and as chapter president of the American Cancer Society.
Survivors include a son, James W. Turner of Scottsboro; a sister, Willa Coker of Lafayette, Ga.; a brother, Eddie G. Crawley of Indianapolis; three grandchildren and a great-grandson.
Visitation is today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Edith J. Wharton
Edith J. Wharton, 70, of Huntsville died Saturday at a local hospital. The graveside service was today at noon at Valhalla Memory Gardens with the Rev. Steve Petty officiating.
Valhalla Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Mrs. Wharton was a lifelong resident of Huntsville.
Survivors include one daughter, Tiny Joy Miller of New Market; two sons, Thomas C. Wharton of New Market and Kenneth R. Wharton of Madison; one sister, Mildred Lang of Owens Cross Roads; two brothers, Joe Fleming of Shelbyville, Tenn., and Bill Fleming of Huntsville; and six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.