Mary Frances Jones
HARTSELLE -- Mary Frances Jones, 58, of Somerville, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Hartselle Medical Center. Peck Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Mable K. McDole
76, cosmetic consultant
Funeral for Mable K. McDole, 76, of Athens will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Pat Lawrence officiating.
Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. McDole died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at South Fulton Medical Center in Atlanta. She was born Dec. 15, 1924, in Limestone County. She was a consultant for Tarrah Cosmetics and a member of Berea Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy McDole of Athens; one daughter, Amy Dunaway of Valrico, Fla.; one brother, Jim King of Athens; one sister, Bonnelle King of Athens; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Larry McDole, Mike King, Ronnie Marks, Neal Cantrell, Ricky Davis and Dr. Tom Pitman.
Memorials may be made to Berea Baptist Church.
Jimmy Allen McNairy
ATHENS -- Jimmy Allen McNairy, 59, of Athens died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Spry Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Lucy Mae Oden
HARTSELLE -- Funeral for Lucy Mae Oden, 83, of Hartselle will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Oden Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Nails officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery with Peck Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home. The body will be at the church one hour before the funeral.
Mrs. Oden died today, Feb. 5, 2001, at Summerford Nursing Home. She was born June 18, 1917, in Morgan County to Ciscero Maze and Allen Chaney Maze. She was a homemaker and member of Oden Ridge Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Plumer Oden; and one brother, Luther Maze of Hartselle.
Pallbearers will be Birton Anders, Howard Anders, Herbert Anders, Harold Anders, Thaddus Drinkard and Joe Roberts.
Mildred Jackson Walker
HARTSELLE -- Graveside service for Mildred Jackson Walker 88, of Clearwater, Fla., will be Tuesday at Lebanon Cemetery with the Rev. A. Ray Lee officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Walker died Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, Fla. She was born Nov. 2, 1912, in Jefferson County to Thompson F. Jackson and Alice Pearl Tedford Jackson. She was a homemaker and member of United Methodist Church of Holcomb, Mo.
Survivors include one sister, Maxine Jackson Weir of Birmingham.
Russell E. Cheatham
72, cemetery caretaker
HARTSELLE -- Funeral for Russell E. Cheatham 72, of Hartselle will be Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home with the Rev. James Barnett officiating.
Burial will be in Johnson Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Cheatham died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Decatur General Hospital. He was born Sept. 25, 1928, in Lawrence County to Joy and Ruby Cheatham. He was a Baptist and a cemetery caretaker.
Survivors include his wife, Zelma Cheatham; two sons, Stanley Cheatham and James Cheatham, both of Lawrence County; two daughters, Sandra Cheatham and Patricia Cheatham, both of Lawrence County; two stepsons, Jurdy Hughes and Carl Hughes, both of Hartselle; four stepdaughters, Virgie Narmore of Decatur, Ann Cash of Caldwell, Ga., Carolyn Heck of Falkville and Shirley Nolan of Hartselle; 28 step-grandchildren; and 18 great-step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J.C. Cash, Doug Kirk, Clinton Narmore, Tony Narmore, Jason Tice and Tim Tice.
Cecil Edwin Clement
79, Reynolds Metals retiree
RUSSELLVILLE -- Funeral for Cecil Edwin Clement, 79, of Russell- ville was to be today at 11 a.m. at Bethsadia Baptist Church with Leaborn McCarley officiating.
Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery with Pinkard Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Clement died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at his home. He was born Nov. 1, 1921, in Lawrence County. He retired from the cast house at Rey- nolds Metals Co. after 43 years. He was a Navy veteran and a member of Bethsadia Baptist Church. He was the widower of Madeline Logan Clement.
Survivors include five sons, Larry Clement of Moulton, Keith Clement of Satsuma, and Dwain Clement, Roger Clement and Greg Clement, all of Russellville; one daughter, Lawana South of Findley, Ohio; one sister, Myrtle Hacker of Russellville; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Donavon Clement, Jason Clement, Patrick Clement, Branden Clement, Tyson Clement, Terry Clement, Wade Hacker and Scotty Hacker.
Members of the Reynolds Metals Co. cast house retirees breakfast club will be honorary pallbearers.
Van Gilbert Gordon
55, former Limestone County Sheriff's employee
ATHENS -- Military graveside service for Van Gilbert Gordon, 55, of Athens will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Gordon Cemetery with the Rev. Johnny Evans officiating and Limestone Chapel Funeral Home directing.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Gordon died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. He was born May 23, 1945, in Limestone County to Clarence and Effie Gordon. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a longtime employee of the Limestone County Sheriff's Department. He was a member of the Church of Christ, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. He was the brother of the late Clarence Gordon Jr., Charles Gordon, Lynn Gordon and Annie Gordon Black.
Survivors include his wife, Trannie Johnson Gordon; two daughters, Sare Nobles of Toney and Karmen Eaves of Athens; three sisters, Ophelia Gordon Hamilton of Dallas, Elizabeth Gordon Meadows of Athens and LaWanda Gordon Guthrie of Elkmont.
Pallbearers will be Nolan Haney, Dave Garrett, Raymond McLemore, Phillip Guthrie, Tony Chittam and Tony Grigsby.
Rufus Harris Sr.
70, Reynolds Metals retiree
TUSCUMBIA -- Funeral for Rufus Harris Sr., 70, of Town Creek will be Thursday at noon at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Town Creek with the Rev. Bakari Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Wash Tilla Cemetery in Town Creek with Thompson and Son Funeral Home directing. The body will be at the church one hour before the service.
Mr. Harris died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at his home. He was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Town Creek to Robert Harris and Sally Mae Harris. He retired from Reynolds Metals Co. after 30 years and was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He was the father of the late Larry Harris and James Edward Harris.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Harris; one son, Rufus Harris Jr. of Muscle Shoals; one daughter, Carolyn Reynolds of Hillsboro; two sisters, Mattie Mitchell and Bertha Langham, both of Town Creek; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
76, cheese maker
ARDMORE -- Graveside service for Leon Holland, 76, of Taft, Tenn., will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Blanche Cemetery with George Coffell officiating and Taylor-Ardmore Funeral Home directing.
The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 9 to 10:30 at the funeral home.
Mr. Holland died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He was born Nov. 24, 1924, in Elkwood. A longtime resident of the Blanche community, he was a Navy veteran of World War II and made cheese at the Ardmore Cheese Plant for more than 40 years.
Survivors include three sons, Steve Holland of Cedartown, Ga., Stan Holland of Roswell, Ga., and Stuart Holland of Franklin, Tenn.; three brothers, Coleman Holland, Leonard Holland and Clay Holland, all of Nashville; one sister, Ruth Mullins of Fayetteville, Tenn.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Paul Goode, Lincoln County Veterans Service Office, 208 E. Davidson St., Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Roger L. James Sr.
Roger L. James Sr., 48, of Decatur died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Parkway Medical Center. Shelton Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.
Mary Frances Jones
58, switchboard operator
HARTSELLE -- Funeral for Mary Frances Jones, 58, of Somerville will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Williams officiating.
Burial will be in Herring Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jones died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Hartselle Medical Center. She was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Winston County to Robert Darty and Mary Eslie McCombs Darty. She was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church, a Hospice volunteer and member of Eastern Star. She was a retired switchboard operator at Answer Phone and Doctors Exchange.
Survivors include her husband, John C. Jones; one son, Jerome Jones of Waukesha, Wis.; two daughters, Mary Alice Jones of Somerville and Elizabeth Anne Jones Towne of Decatur; one brother, Robert B. Darty of Mississippi; one sister, Roxie Anne Goodard of Arizona; and three granddaughters.
Thomas Jervis Jones II
52, Wolverine employee
HARTSELLE -- Funeral for Thomas Jervis Jones II, 52, of Hartselle will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Decatur City Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Jones died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at his home. He was born Nov. 23, 1948, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Wynne Jervis Jones and Julia Chenault Jones. He graduated from Priceville High School. He retired from Sonoco Co. Wood Reels Division in Hartselle after 24 years and worked at Wolverine Tube Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Wilodean Jones; two sons, Thomas "Tommy" J. Jones III of Flower Mound, Texas, and Timothy E. Jones of Hartselle; one daughter, Ilene Williamson of Boaz; two sisters, Wynne Lee of Warm Springs, Ga., and Susan Greene of Somerville; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Thomas Jervis Jones III, 1641 Homestead St., Flower Mound, TX 75028.
Jimmie Allen McNairy Sr.
59, Eaton Corp. retiree
ATHENS -- Funeral for Jimmie Allen McNairy Sr., 59, of Elkmont was to be today at 2 p.m. at Spry Funeral Home with the Rev. Aaron D. Johnson, the Rev. Joe Teal, the Rev. Rick Camp and the Rev. Joe Ziegler officiating.
Burial was to be in Athens City Cemetery.
Mr. McNairy died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. He was born June 27, 1941, in Lauderdale County. He retired from Eaton Corp. and was an Army veteran of the 82nd Airborne. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and First Baptist Church in Athens.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy McNairy; two sons, Jimmie A. McNairy Jr. of Athens and Michael McNairy of Elkmont; one brother, Gerald McNairy of Athens; two sisters, Glenda Hogan of Athens and Linda Thigpen of Athens; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be James L. Pugh Sr., James L. Pugh Jr., Chuck Kilpatrick, Billy Kilpatrick, John Pyron and Phillip Kilpatrick.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Athens.