Jacob W. Atkins
SCOTTSBORO - Jacob Wade Atkins, infant son of Wade and Julia Atkins of Scottsboro, died Tuesday at his home. The funeral was to be today at 1 p.m. at the Rudder Funeral Home in Scottsboro with the Rev. Johnny Johnson officiating.
Burial was to be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Other survivors include a sister, Olivia Marie Atkins of Scottsboro; grandparents, James and Janice Stewart of Stevenson and Jessie Jr. and Carolyn Atkins of Scottsboro; and great-grandparents, Jessie Sr. and Pearl Atkins of Scottsboro and Helen Bradford of Hollywood.
Glenn E. Bishop
The Rev. Glenn Eugene Bishop, 73, of Huntsville died Wednesday at a local veterans home. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
The Rev. Bishop was a native of Arkansas, but spent most his life in Madison County. He was a Baptist minister for 37 years and was a Navy World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by one son, Roger Wayne Bishop.
Survivors include his wife, Margie R. Bishop of Huntsville; three sons, Michael Ray Bishop of Harvest, Larry Gene Bishop of Huntsville and Jerry Glen Bishop of Ryland; four sisters, Lorene Rice, Gladys Marks and Blanche Lawson, all of Huntsville, and Jo Hogan of Chatsworth, Ga.; and four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Georgia G. Brown
Georgia Gladys Brown, 78, of Huntsville died Monday at her home. The funeral was Wednesday at Crittendon Memorial Park in Marion, Ark.
Roller Citizens Funeral Home was in charge of burial.
She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Survivors include one son, James H. Brown of Huntsville; one sister, Maxine Duncan of Adamsville, Tenn.; and seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice.
Ella D. Cattage
HARVEST - Ella D. Cattage, 88, of 124 Jefferson and Patton St. died Monday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at New Hopewell M.B. Church with the Rev. Larry Lockett officiating.
Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Decatur with Royal Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include two daughters, Richetta Patton of Harvest and Rosie Mangreum of Rockford, Ill.; one brother, James Evans of Huntsville; and 21 grandchildren.
John G. Dale Sr.
John Grady Dale Sr., 76, of Huntsville died Tuesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Spry Funeral Home chapel. A graveside service will be Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Pilgrams Rest Cemetery in Gadsden, Ala.
Mr. Dale was a native of Gadsden and was an Army World War II and Korean War veteran with 24 years of service. He was former police chief in Gurley and Rainbow City. He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Michael Dale.
Survivors include his wife, Jeannette W. Dale of Huntsville; three sons, John Grady Dale Jr. of Stockbridge, Ga., Bill Dale of North East, Md., and Douglas Dale of Columbia, S.C.; two daughters, Margie Dale of Huntsville and Christie Harmon of Madison; one sister, Minnie Lou Pope of Guntersville; and 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association.
Sean M. Doherty
PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Sean Michael Doherty, 23, died Monday at his home. The funeral will be Monday at Unity City in Latrobe, Pa.
Lopatich Funeral Home in Latrobe is in charge of burial.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, James and Delois Doherty of Huntsville; his mother, Virginia Doherty of Latrobe; one brother, James Doherty Jr. of Latrobe; and two stepsisters, Dena Hall of Gurley and Tina Baker of Grant.
Carline G. Jean
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. - Carline George Jean, 93, of 712 Swanson Road died Wednesday at a Lincoln County nursing home. The funeral is today at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jay Archer officiating.
Burial is in Riverview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Jean was a native of Lincoln County, a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church where she played piano several years.
Survivors include two daughters, Joy Gleghorn of Fayetteville and Dorvalyn Jean of Birmingham; and two grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Memorial donations may be made to Mountain Top First United Methodist Church.
Dicie C. Langford
Dicie Crutcher Langford, 55, of 6015 Trent Drive died Sunday at her home. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Union Chapel M.B. Church with the Rev. O. Wendell Davis officiating.
Burial will be in Meadowlawn Garden of Peace with Royal Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Langford was a member of Union Chapel M.B. Church and its choir for more than 25 years.
Survivors include her husband, John S. Langford; one daughter, Cathy Crutcher of Huntsville; one son, Marlon Langford of Huntsville; three sisters, Janice Mae Horton of Huntsville, Ethel Grier of Cleveland, Ohio, and Geneva Reed of Hazel Green; four brothers, Charlie Crutcher of Huntsville, Willis Crutcher Jr. of Decatur and George Crutcher and Tom Crutcher, both of Toney; and two grandchildren.
Susie M. Marzec
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Susie Mae Marzec, 65, died Wednesday. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Survivors include one daughter, Laretta Popow of Hot Springs; two sisters, Selma Phelps of Huntsville and Brenda Harris of Big Sandy, Tenn.; three brothers, Charles Gault of Henderson, Nev., Denney Gault of Island Lake, Ill., and Lloyd Gault of Chicago; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mickey R. McNair
ALBERTVILLE - Mickey Ray McNair, 56, died Tuesday at a Gadsden hospital. The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Albertville Memorial Chapel Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Marshall Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Survivors include one daughter, Carla Dawn Townsel of Albertville; one sister, Vassie Henegar of Albertville; three brothers, Bobby J. McNair, Larry E. McNair and Johnny G. McNair, all of Albertville; and one grandchild.
Hollis I. Miller
ATHENS - Hollis I. Miller, 73, of Alabama 251 died Tuesday at a Huntsville hospital. The funeral is today at 2 p.m. at Spry Funeral Home with Roger Jackson officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mr. Miller was a native of Limestone County, a member of Carey Baptist Church, an Army veteran and was retired from ConAgra.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita ''Bobbie Miller; three daughters, Gladys Reyer of Toney, Alice Fleming and Judy Stark, both of Athens; one son, Danny Ray Miller of Athens; one sister, Helen Chastain of Athens; one brother, Henry Carlos Miller of Athens; and 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
George T. Pearson
LEITCHFIELD, Ky. - George Thomas Pearson, 81, of 128 Rock Creek Drive died Tuesday at a Fordsville, Ky., nursing home. The funeral is today at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Carroll Hickman officiating.
Burial is in Rose Bank Cemetery.
Mr. Pearson was a truck driver, World War II veteran and a member of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Ky.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Bishop Pearson of Leitchfield, Ky.; four sons, George Thomas Pearson of Montgomery, John Kindred Pearson of Fayetteville, Tenn., and Scott B. Pearson and Chris N. Pearson, both of Louisville; one daughter, Beth Pearson Gabbard of Louisville; and 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
John L. Smithson Sr.
MT. PLEASANT, Tenn. - John Laird Smithson Sr., 86, died Tuesday in Columbia, Tenn. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Bennet-May Funeral Home with Gary Kelly officiating.
Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Belle Keltner Smithson of Mt. Pleasant, Tenn.; two sons, John Smithson Jr. of Nashville and William Smithson Sr. of Huntsville; two stepsons, Charles W. Keltner of Columbia and Larry Keltner of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Martha Sue Roddy of Mt. Pleasant and Linda K. Keltner of Nashville; one brother, C.P. "Mush" Smithson of Pulaski, Tenn.; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
DECATUR - Elder Milton Thomas, 74, died Friday at an area nursing home. The funeral will be Sunday at 10 a.m. at Oakwood College Seventh-day Adventist Church with Elders John Nixon and George Earle officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Decatur with Reynolds Funeral Home in charge.
Elder Thomas was a graduate of Oakwood College, New York Theological Seminary and Conwell School of Theology. He was also a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Thomas of Decatur; two sons, Dr. Wayne Thomas of Decatur and Milton Thomas of Lithonia, Ga.; one daughter, Jacqueline Latif of Seattle, Wash.; one brother, Willie Thomas of Los Angeles; two sisters, Lena Fuller of Shreveport, La., and Ruth Alexander of Los Angeles; and five grandchildren.
His body will be at the church one hour before the funeral.
Avis H. Thompson
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. - Avis Hall Thompson, 77, of 620 Green St. died Tuesday at a Fayetteville hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ray West and the Rev. Gary Williams officiating.
Burial will be in Flintville Cemetery.
Mrs. Thompson was a native of Lincoln County, a homemaker and a member of Flintville Baptist Church.
Survivors include one stepdaughter, Mammie Sue Carter of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; two sisters, Ozell Hall Syler of Flintville, Tenn., and June Hall Moorehead of Elora, Tenn.; two brothers, Ronnie Floyd Hall of Huntland, Tenn., and R.D. Hall of Flintville; and three stepgrandchildren, nine stepgreat-grandchildren and five stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Vera H. Tingle
Vera Hamner Tingle, 87, of Huntsville died Tuesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home chapel in Jasper with Bill Yarber officiating.
Burial will be in Walker Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Tingle was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin N. Tingle.
Survivors include on daughter, Marsha Cooper of San Marcos, Texas; two sons, Richard Tingle of Huntsville and Mike Tingle of Good Hope; and two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.