HARTSELLE - Brinson Appleton, 62, of Taylor Road died Saturday at a Hartselle hospital. The funeral was to be today at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home chapel in Hartselle with the Rev. Al Styron and the Rev. James Chitwood officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Decatur.
Mr. Appleton was a native of Lawrence County and a member of Westmeade Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Appleton of Hartselle; one son, Barrett Appleton of Huntsville; one daughter, Lori Appleton Burno of Charlotte, N.C.; and two brothers, Bennie Dalton Appleton of Meridian, Miss., and Waymon Appleton of Hartselle.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.
ARDMNORE, Tenn. - T.L. Ferguson, 84, of Ardmore Highway died Saturday at his home. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m at Taylor-Ardmore Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Larry Bottoms officiating.
Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Ethel Rogers of Ardmore, Tenn., Linda Faye Miller of Birmingham and Polly Milner of Taft, Tenn.; one brother, Dwight Ferguson of Trinity; five sisters, Jewel Carpenter of Huntsville and Betty Hoyt, Mary Ann Bryson, Jane Hays and Judy Kay Partridge, all of Decatur; and 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. - Virgie Hearlston, 98, of Amana Avenue died Saturday at a Fayetteville nursing home. The funeral was to be today at 4:30 p.m. at Gallant Funeral Home chapel in Fayetteville with the Rev. Wade Towry officiating.
Burial will be in Moore Cemetery.
Mrs. Hearlston was a native of Lincoln County and a member of Antioch Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Lora McWhirter and Margie Hemphill; and one son, Armon Ray Hearlston.
Survivors include one daughter, Cora St. Clair of Huntsville; two sons, Jasper Leon Hearlston of Flintville, Tenn., and James Taylor of Toney; and 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Sally Hoffmann, 95, of Huntsville died Saturday at her home. Laughlin Service Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie, Ill.
Mrs. Hoffmann was a member of the PEO Sisterhood, VASA Order of America and St. Marks Lutheran Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Joy Groenke of Huntsville; two granddaughters, Kimberly Neill of Boulder, Colo., and Amy Massey of Sitka, Alaska; and four great-grandchildren, three nephews and one niece.
Memorial donations may be made to the church.
ATHENS - Cleo Estes Beasley Huber, 72, died Sunday at an Athens hospital. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Limestone Memorial Gardens with Randall Hammock, Bill Reynolds and Ed McCracken officiating.
Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Mrs. Huber was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry B. "Poole" Huber.
Survivors include one daughter, Brenda Poe of Athens; four sons, Allen Huber of Cullman and Johnny Huber, Mike Huber and Ken Huber, all of Athens; three brothers, Paul Beasley and Robert Beasley, both of Athens, and James Beasley of Chicago; and eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association or the Alzheimers Foundation.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Wilbur L. Maddy
Wilbur Laurence Maddy, 83, of Huntsville died Sunday. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Mr. Maddy was a native of Utica, Kan., and had lived in Huntsville since 1962. He studied electrical engineering at Kansas State University and was formerly a district manager at Kansas Power and Light Co. He also worked at Hayes International and was retired from Huntsville Utilities. He was a World War II and Korean War veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Genevieve Maddy of Huntsville; one son, Steven Maddy of Kansas City, Kan.; one daughter, Judy Kimble of Chapman, Kan.; one stepson, John Dickson of Huntsville; and five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Ethel M. Managered
MADISON - Ethel M. Managered, 88, of Hughes Road died Sunday at a local hospital. Limestone Chapel Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
NEW HOPE - J.C. Maples, 78, of 752 Lyons Road died Sunday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at New Hope Funeral Home chapel.
Burial will be in Baker Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mannie Mae Maples of New Hope; one daughter, Mary Katherin Hall of Gurley; two sons, Edward Maples of Huntsville and Scott Maples of North Carolina; two stepdaughters, Nancy Bearden of Grant and Rebecca Jenkins of New Hope; one stepson, Robert Emmet Self of New Hope; four sisters, Lizzy Ikard and Lola Moon, both of Huntsville, and Amy Solmon and Kathlene Solmon, both of Owens Cross Roads; two brothers, James E. Maples of Owens Cross Roads and Posey Maples of Harvest; and three grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Virginia L. Moore
ATHENS - Virginia Lucille Moore, 83, of 20995 Bolding Road died Friday at her home. The funeral was today at 11 a.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Ivey officiating.
Burial will be in Nebo Cemetery.
Mrs. Moore was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Tanner. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Moore Sr.; one son, James Edward Moore Jr.; and one daughter, Mary Irene Thomas.
Survivors include four sons, Charles Houston Moore of Lawton, Mich., Raymond Clayton Moore and Leonard Moore, both of Athens, and Billy Ray Moore of Saucier, Miss.; five daughters, Ruby Bolding, Rachel Burchell, Nellie Brown and Bernice Elrod, all of Athens, and Martha Ivy of Tanner; and 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Virgie L. Roberts
ATHENS - Virgie Lorean Roberts, 91, of Nuclear Plant Road died Saturday at an Athens hospital. The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Spry Funeral Home chapel in Athens.
Burial will be in Nebo Cemetery.
Mrs. Roberts was a native of Limestone County, a Baptist and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Carl Roberts.
Survivors include two sons, Turner Roberts of Athens and Richard Minton of Sebring, Fla.; six daughters, Madeline Murphy of Pisgah, Claudia Pless of Plant City, Fla., Jessie Hartman of Bloomington, Ind., Jeanette Miller and Judy Pack Roller, both of Athens, and Edith Ebersbach of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Jo Racheal of Athens; and 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 19 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Donald W. Ridenour
HARVEST - Donald Wesley Ridenour, 62, died Saturday at his home. The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Memorial Parkway Church of Christ with Keith Coates, Lem Tipton and Brad Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens with Spry Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Ridenour was a native of Virginia and had lived in Madison County since 1968. He retired from United Airlines after 37 years and was a member of Monrovia Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Ridenour of Harvest; one daughter, Susan Michelle Davis of Gurley; one son, Bryan Scott Ridenour of Madison; two brothers, Andrew T. Ridenour of Charleston, W.Va., and Albert G. Ridenour of Alexandria, Va.; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
His body will be at the church one hour before the funeral.
Memorial donations may be made to the Don Ridenour Endowment Fund in care of AGAPE, P.O. Box 3887, Huntsville, 35810.
James C. Salters
James Comer Salters, 53, of Huntsville died Saturday at a local hospital. The memorial service will be Monday at 7 p.m. at Spry Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Larry Johnson officiating.
Spry Funeral Home is in charge of burial arrangements.
Mr. Salters was a lifelong resident of Huntsville. He retired from BAMSI Inc. after 15 years and was a member of Pipefitters Local No. 377.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Salters of Huntsville; four daughters, Keila Salters of Hazel Green, Nacomer Belcher of Pell City, Amie Glasgow of Belvidere, Tenn., and Mistee Treece of Paint Rock; one sister, Linda Harbin of Maysville; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Blount Hospitality House of Huntsville, 610 Madison St., 35801.
Floy M. Smith
ATHENS - Floy May Smith, 94, of 1008 Herford Drive died Friday at her home. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Bob Waldron officiating.
Burial will be in Athens City Cemetery.
Mrs. Smith was a member of Eastside Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband, E.B. Smith.
Survivors include two sons, Lifford Smith and Clifford Smith, both of Athens; three daughters, Marjorie Roberts of Oldsmar, Fla., Ruth Nelson of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Opal Watts of Garden City, Mich.; one brother, Joe M. Bost of Ypsilanti; one sister, Lois Abernathy of Athens; and 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Limestone County.
Charles R. Tate
BOAZ - Charles Robert ''Bob Tate, 66, of 1564 Bethsaida Road died Sunday at a local hospital. A memorial service will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at St. Paul Methodist Church.
Carr Funeral Home in Boaz is in charge of burial arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Tate; two daughters, Valerie Tate of Boaz and Mary Helen Tate of Florida; two sons, Robert F. Tate of Boaz and Daniel C. Tate of Arab; one sister, Jill Mitchem of Albertville; one brother, Jack Tate of Boaz; and four grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Paul Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.
Rena E. Wallace
LACEYS SPRING - Rena Ellen Wallace, 66, died Thursday at a local hospital. The funeral was to be today at 1 p.m. at Twickenham Funeral Home South chapel with Bro. Glenn Bonds officiating.
Burial will be in Twickenham Memory Gardens.
Survivors include one son, James Michael Wallace of Huntsville; three daughters, Kathy Wells of Laceys Spring, Kelly Wallace of Huntsville and Angela Wallace of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three sisters, Estherine Grogan of Talladega, Sara Ann Bonds of Anniston and Dot Lackey of Anniston; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Thurman Whitten, 69, died Saturday. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m at Rainsville Funeral Home with the Rev. George Bean and the Rev. Lee Earl Thompson officiating.
Burial was to be in Mount Moriah Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Jeff Whitten of Douglas, Ga.; one brother, Ardies Whitten of Hollywood; a special friend, Diane Brannon of Alpharetta; and several nieces and nephews.