Muzette C. Baxter
Muzette C. Baxter, 61, of Huntsville died Wednesday. The funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Progressive Union M.B. Church with the Rev. Thomas Gaines officiating.
Burial will be in Valhalla Memory Gardens with Nelms Memorial Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Baxter graduated from Councill Training School in 1954 and Alabama A&M in 1958. She retired in 1993 from the TOW project at Redstone Arsenal after 35 years there. She was a member of Progressive Union M.B. Church where she was a member of the matrons and the choir for many years.
Survivors include one nephew, James W. Cooper Sr. of Huntsville,and three cousins, Laura Sue Eggleston and Lorene Jones, both of Huntsville, and Oscar McDonald of Dayton, Ohio.
Her body will be at the church one hour before the funeral.
DECATUR - Frank James Blackwell, 64, died Wednesday at his home. A graveside service was today at 11 a.m. at Decatur Cemetery with the Rev. W.K. Stephenson officiating.
Roselawn Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Mr. Blackwell was a native of Decatur, a U.S. Army veteran, a retired chemical engineer for 3M Co. and was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include one daughter, Lane Blackwell Heim of Decatur; one son, Frank James Blackwell Jr. of Decatur; his mother, Florine Blackwell of Decatur; one sister, Elette Brock of San Diego; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Lakeshore Foundation, in support of junior wheelchair sports, 3800 Ridgeway Drive, Birmingham, Al. 35209. Melvin D. Blank MADISON - Melvin D. Blank, 70, died Thursday at a local hospital. A private funeral was held today at 10 a.m. at Valhalla Funeral Home with the Rev. Hugh Tobias officiating.
Burial was in Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Ida Mae Blank of Madison; one daughter, Bonnie B. Luttrell of Huntsville; one son, Martin M. Blank of Brentwood, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association or to a favorite charity.
Emma J. Broach
VALLEY - Emma Jean Broach, 83, died Tuesday at a local hospital. The funeral was today at 10:30 a.m. in Valley with Dr. Jerome King and the Rev. Jerry Allen officiating.
Burial was in Rest Haven Cemetery with Madison Chapel Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Broach was a member of First Baptist Church of Shawmut, and a longtime resident of the Valley area. She worked 52 years at Bartlettes in West Point, Ga.
Survivors include one son, Billy G. Broach of Huntsville; one brother, Herman Kilgore of Sikesville; and three grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Shawmut.
Michael L. Clark Sr.
ATHENS - Michael Lynn Clark Sr., 40, of 12596 Zehner Road died Wednesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church with Dr. D. Juaken Dumas officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Pisgah Cemetery with McConnell Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Clark was a native of Limestone County and a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. He worked at Steelcase Co.
Survivors include his wife, Arita Clark; two daughters, Janet Clark and Jennifer Clark, both of Athens; two sons, Michael Lynn Clark Jr. and Justin Matthew Clark, both of Athens; his father, Robert E. Clark Sr.; one sister, Brenda Davis of Athens; three brothers, Jimmy Clark of Huntsville and Robert E. Clark Jr. and Steve Clark, both of Athens; his grandmothers, Flossie Finley Camody and Gracie Clark, both of Athens; a great-grandmother, Donia Kennedy of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
Barbara A. Jamar
Barbara Ann Jamar, 15, of 2806 Barbara Drive in Huntsville died Tuesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at noon at Union Hill C.P. Church with the Rev. McKinley Jones officiating.
Burial will be in Madison Cemetery with Royal Funeral Home in charge.
Survivors include her mother, Carolyn Denice Jamar of Huntsville; her father, Eddie Lee Walton of Bowling Green, Ky.; her grandparents, Susie Smith, William Draper and Jessie Holloway, all of Huntsville; three sisters, Annette Shonta Jamar of Huntsville, Kimberly Rochelle Walton of Decatur and Marissa Jackson of Toledo, Ohio; and three brothers, Eddie Lee Walton Jr. and Chris Fletcher, both of Decatur, and Joseph Malone of Athens.
Effie C. Langston
Effie Cook Langston, 93, of Huntsville died Tuesday at her home. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Laughlin Service Funeral Home chapel with Wallace V. Green officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Langston was a member of the Westlawn Baptist Church and had worked as a weaver at Merrimack Mill.
Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Mills of Louisiana, Cornelia Libisch of North Carolina, Peggy McNutt of England and Frances McFall of Arizona; four sons, James Richard Langston, Perry Langston and Charles "Joe" Langston, all of Tennessee, and Roger Langston of Huntsville; two sisters, Marjorie Parker of Florida and Louise King of Huntsville; and 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Westlawn Baptist Church or to Hospice Family Care.
SCOTTSBORO - Imogene ''Mama Jean Little, 70, of Scottsboro, died Wednesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Scottsboro Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Joe Rodgers officiating.
Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Little.
Survivors include three daughters, Ann Southeard, Sheila Webb and Tammy Ferguson, all of Scottsboro; two sons, Eddie Little and Ricky Little, both of Scottsboro; five sisters, Christine Carver of Gaylesville, Nell Blevins of Summerville, Ga.; and Ann Henderson, Mary Ruth Dolberry and Geneva Carson, all of Scottsboro; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is today until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Clayton A. McAdams
ALICEVILLE - Clayton Aubrey McAdams, 89, of 134 Pine Hill Drive died Tuesday at a Carrollton hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Aliceville United Methodist Church with the Revs. Leon Railey and Jim Moebes officiating.
Burial will be in Franconia Cemetery with Stabler-Robbins Funeral Home in Aliceville in charge.
Mr. McAdams graduated from the University of Alabama in 1929. He worked for First National Bank of Birmingham and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Moebes McAdams.
Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Wesley of Crofton, Md.; two sons, Clayton McAdams Jr. of Huntsville and George McAdams of Decatur; three sisters, Vernell Young of Phil Campbell, Claudine Spurlock of Bogalusa, La., and Emily Conner of Tuscaloosa; and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the Florence Elizabeth Hackleman Endowment Scholarship Fund at the University of Alabama, the Gertrude Moebes McAdams Endowment Fund at Birmingham Southern, the Aliceville United Methodist Church or the M. Claude McAdams Endowment Fund at the Childrens Hospital in Birmingham.
Charles G. Pullen Jr.
HOOVER - Charles George Pullen Jr., 65, died Tuesday. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Ascension.
Ridouts Valley Chapel in Homewood will be in charge of burial.
Mr. Pullen was a Huntsville native and and Auburn University graduate. He was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension where he served on the vestry. He also served in the U.S. Army and was a broker at John Hancock Insurance.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley S. Pullen of Hoover; one son, Chuck Pullen of Huntsville; one daughter, Denise Pullen Rodgers of Lawrenceville, Ga.; his mother, Mrs. C.G. Pullen of Hoover, formerly of Huntsville; one sister, Mary Lynn Pullen of Birmingham; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Episcopal Church of the Ascension discretionary fund.
John L. Ransburgh
John Lawson Ransburgh, 59, of 7721 Logan Drive died Thursday in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital. The memorial service will be announced later by the family.
Mr. Ransburgh was division chief of Fabrication Services at Marshall Space Flight Center. He was a 1961 graduate of Mississippi State who began his career at NASA in 1962. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, and for many years was involved in the Junior Optimist Clubs sports programs.
Survivors include his wife, Jimmye Johnson Ransburgh; one son, John Lawson Ransburgh III of Nashville; three daughters, Rhonda Ransburgh Gieron of Huntsville, Deidra Ransburgh Hudson of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Amanda Ransburgh Loue of Auburn; his father, John Lawson Ransburgh Sr.; one sister, Suzanne Ransburgh Benson of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Armin McLain Gieron and Anna Kay Gieron, both of Huntsville, and Holly Hudson, Hannah Hudson and Gianna Grace Hudson, all of Hattiesburg, Miss.; and four nephews and one niece.
Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund, the American Heart Association or the Mississippi State University Educational Foundation.
Ohmer G. Rector
ELKMONT - Ohmer Gette Rector, 85, died Thursday at an Athens hospital. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Mr. Rector was a Tennessee native, but he spent most his of life in Madison County. He was a retired textile worker and a member of the Baptist church.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie Rector of Elkmont; one son, Lloyd Rector of Elkmont; and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
ROMULUS, MICH. - Laura Elaine Jenkins West, 67, of 5966 Airborn St. died Monday at a local hospital. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at Carr Funeral Home in Guntersville.
Burial was to be in Marshall Memorial Garden.
Survivors include her husband, H.M. West; four daughters, Rebecca Roth, Sheila Tiller and Janice Webster, all of Michigan, and Shirley Piper of Albertville; four sisters, Joyce Parker, Wanda Candon and Melba Jenkins, all of Albertville, and Johnnie Massingill of Tennessee; four brothers, Charles Jenkins and John Jenkins, both of Wellington, Jimmy Jenkins of Tennessee and Samuel Decker of Gadsden; and 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Arvie C. Worley
Arvie Cecil Worley, 78, of Huntsville died today at a local hospital. The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Revs. David McMichael and John Hogan officiating.
Burial will be in Huntsville Memory Gardens with Laughlin Service Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Worley was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church and was a World War II veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Lee Vaughn Worley; one son, Larry Worley of Falkville; four sisters, Alleen Balch, Margaret Vaughn, Laura Taylor and Maynie League, all of Huntsville; two brothers, Thomas Worley of Huntsville and J.B. Worley of Scottsboro; and two granddaughters.
Visitation will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.