Corbin 'Buddy' White
TRINITY -- Funeral for Corbin "Buddy" White, 59, of Moulton was to be today at 2 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Sparks officiating.
Burial was to be in Friendship Cemetery.
Mr. White died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at SunBridge Healthcare Center. He was born Dec. 21, 1941, in Lawrence County to Porter White and Veler White. He was a farmer and insulator. He was the brother of the late Jerry White.
Survivors include one son, Michael L. White of Moulton; one brother, Ronald A. White of Speake; his mother, of Speake; one stepson, Greg Tyler of Moulton; two sisters, Beatrice O. Shelton and Margaret A. Givens, both of Moulton; and two step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were to be Baron Shelton, Johnny White, Todd Givens, Scott Ratliff, Donald Franks and Jamie Harris.
Ruth Sivley Glenn
Funeral for Ruth Sivley Glenn, 89, of Decatur will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ridout's Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Caudle officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Glenn died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Magnolia Manor. She was born Sept. 22, 1912, in Morgan County. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was the widow of Paul H. Glenn Sr.
Survivors include three sons, Eugene Glenn of Hillsboro, Howell Glenn of Waynesville, N.C., and Ed Glenn of Greenville, N.C.; one daughter, Mary Glenn Carpenter of Orlando, Fla; one sister, Anne Laura Sivley of Decatur; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Palmer A. Legg
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. -- Palmer A. Legg, age 76, of Huachuca City, Ariz., died Monday, Oct. 29, 2001, at the Sierra Vista Regional Health Center.
Jensen's Sierra Vista Mortuary handled local arrangements.
Mr. Legg was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Decatur to Oscar and Elsie (Smith) Legg. He was an Army veteran, retiring as a first sergeant in 1970. After his retirement from the military, he worked for Huachuca City as a mechanic, retiring after 12 years.
Survivors include his wife, of 42 years, Marion Legg; one daughter, Rosemarie Legg of Pacific Grove, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Barbara Gruber of Pacific Grove; three brothers, A.D. Legg of Hartselle, Charles Legg of Huntsville, and Wayne Legg of Huachuca City; eight sisters, Ilene Bates and Beatrice Green, both of Decatur, Marie Garrett and Faye Legg, both of Hartselle, Magratha Andrews of Addison, Josephine Tranter of Huntsville, Linda Parker of Falkville, and Wilma Jean Clay of Oxford; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the local chapter of the American Heart Association.
Joseph A. Slavinsky
Funeral for Joseph A. Slavinsky, 78, of Decatur will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church with the Rev. Joe Culotta officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 5 to 8, with a prayer service at 6 at Roselawn Funeral Home.
Mr. Slavinsky died at home Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001. He was born Sept. 30, 1923, in Pennsylvania to Frank Slavinsky and Mary Harvazinski Slavinsky. He served in the Navy during World War II and was a retired engineer for Monsanto, now Solutia. He was the widower of Lee Slavinsky.
Survivors include three sons, Joseph, Frank and John; three daughters, Mary, Leona and Anne; one sister, Frances; and 10 grandchildren.
Johnny Franklin Tant
HARTSELLE -- Funeral for Johnny Franklin Tant, 60, of Trinity was to be today at 2 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Sessions and the Rev. J.W. Doss officiating.
Burial was to be in Decatur City Cemetery.
Mr. Tant died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at Huntsville Hospital. He was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Etowah County to Eulas Alonzo Tant and Elizabeth Clayton Tant.
He was a worker on dairy farms.
Survivors include his wife, Tilda Jean Tant; one son, Billy Tant of Trinity; two daughters, Christina Jean Campbell of Blackshear, Ga. and Tammy Pridmore of Alma, Ga.; his mother of Albertville; three brothers, Ernest Tant and Albert Tant, both of Albertville, and Otis Tant of Kenton, Ga., two sisters, Darlene Tant of Atalla and Lois Tant of Albertville; and five grandchildren.
Beverly Joan Peebles Hughes
TRINITY -- Funeral for Beverly Joan Peebles Hughes, 47, of Decatur will be Sunday at 11 a.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with Jerry Wayne Peebles officiating.
Burial will be in Smyrna Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Hughes died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at Decatur General Hospital. She was born Dec. 9, 1953, in Lawrence County, to William Polk Peebles and Tennie Terry Peebles. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Stanley E. Hughes; three brothers, Coleman Peebles, William Peebles and Dwight Peebles, all of Decatur; six sisters, Pauline Terry and Lou Smith, both of Hillsboro, Cleora Cooper of Moulton and Doris Peebles, Dorothy Roberts and Linda Letson, all of Decatur.
Pallbearers will be Ronny Peebles James Moreland, Jonathon Cook, Todd Peebles, Rodney Letson and Tony Letson.
Edward O'Neil Terry
TRINITY -- Funeral for Edward O'Neil Terry, 74, of Courtland will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with Junior Hale officiating.
Burial will be in Smyrna Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Terry died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2001, at Huntsville Hospital, from injuries sustained in a car wreck. He was born June 8, 1927, in Lawrence County, to Walter Terry and Shirley Nelson Terry. He was a retired machinist. He was the widower of Grace Terry and brother of the late Dempcy Terry.
Survivors include seven sons, James Terry, Edward Terry Jr., Dennis Terry, Donald Terry, Mark Terry, Keith Terry and Carl Terry, all of Illinois; two daughters, Kimberly Prochaska of Illinois and Carla Terry of Courtland; one brother, Hershell Terry of Moulton; four sisters, Nadine Jones and Estelle Kerby, both of Courtland, Nancy Sue Terry of Waco, Texas, and Carolyn Terry of Town Creek; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J.R. Bonas, L.J. Browning, Thomas Ray, Scotty Ray, Roger Jones and Marty Jones.
Daniel Scott Vines
MOULTON -- Funeral for Daniel Scott Vines, 34, of Hatton will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Sims officiating.
Burial will be in Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mr. Vines died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, in Colbert County. He was born Feb. 6, 1967, in Colbert County, to Daniel Vines and Carolyn Cameron Vines. He worked in maintenance and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was the brother of the late Chad Vines and grandson of the late Walter B. Vines, Carroll Cameron and Louise Cameron.
Survivors include his parents of Hatton; one brother, Michael Vines of Hatton; one sister, Vickey Rutherford of Hatton; and one grandmother, Evelyn Vines of Hatton.
Pallbearers will be Doug Smith, Jeff Vines, Darrell Rutherford, Scott Summers, Chad Masterson and Joey Crumpton.
Billy Ray Weaver
CULLMAN -- Funeral for Billy Ray Weaver, 47, of Decatur will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home with Carol Drinkard officiating.
Burial will be in Simcoe Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Weaver died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 9, 1954, in Cullman County, to C.B. Weaver and Mary Estelle League Weaver. He worked as a drywall installer for S&W Drywall.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah Hughes Weaver; one son, William Weaver of Decatur; one daughter, Tonia Weaver of Decatur; three brothers, Marvin Weaver, Danny Weaver and Wendell Weaver, all of Cullman; and five sisters, Eva Stone of Moulton, Edith Ballenger of Moulton, Esther Baker of Cullman, Judy Bennett of Cullman and Linda Seals of Cullman.
Mary Allah Jackson
Funeral for Mary Allah Jackson, 65, of Decatur will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church on Vine Street Northwest with the Rev. Herbert Cartwright officiating and Reynolds Funeral Home directing.
Burial will be Monday at 1 p.m. in Lilly Baptist Church Cemetery in Butler.
Mrs. Jackson died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at Decatur General Hospital. She was born May 4, 1936, in Choctaw County, to Griffin Talos Dickinson and Mellie Murphy Dickinson. She was a public schoolteacher for 29 years at Westlawn Elementary School (now Benjamin Davis) and Leon Sheffield Elementary. She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star, Rebecca Chapter No. 34 of New York.
Survivors include one son, Conny Jackson of Decatur; two sisters, Alice Dickinson of Butler and Murphy Hill of Lisman; and two grandchildren.
Friends of her son will be pallbearers.
Allie Mae Bates
Funeral for Allie Mae Bates, 77, of Decatur will be Tuesday at Roselawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Asa Boozer officiating.
Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday night from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Bates died Friday, Nov. 2, 2001, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation for Decatur. She was born Nov. 18, 1923, in Morgan County, to Samuel Jackson Gardner and Emma Wright Gardner. She was a licensed practical nurse at Decatur General Hospital and Parkway Medical Center, and worked for Hospice of the Valley for five years. She was the widow of James S. Bates.
Survivors include two sons, Samuel Douglas Dockery of Decatur and Roger Lynn Dockery of Orange Park, Fla.; one daughter, Patricia Ann Atchley of Cullman; three brothers, Carl Gardner of Birmingham, Eugene Gardner of Hartselle and Jack Gardner of Somerville; one sister, Geraldine Ballenger of Talucah; and three grandchildren.
Nephews and grandsons will be pallbearers.
Funeral for Collene Flynn, 51, of Decatur, formerly of Chicago, will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at A.R. Leak Funeral Home in Chicago with the Rev. Joe H. Roberson officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Hillside, Ill. The family will receive friends today from 4 to 5 p.m. at Reynolds Funeral Home.
Mrs. Flynn died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1950, in Chicago to Collin Roschell and Thelma North Roschell. She attended Malcolm X College in Chicago and was attending Virginia College in Huntsville. She was a member Christ Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago. She was a member of Thompson Community Singers, a professional group under the direction of the Rev. Milton Bronson.
Survivors include her husband, Pres Flynn; one son, Michael Kilcrease of Milwaukee; three daughters, Collene R. Flynn, LaKeesha Flynn and Marquitta Flynn, all of Decatur; her mother of Decatur; one sister, Rebecca Lambert of Chicago; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be John Marvin Lipscomb, David Henry, Lashawn Simpson, Jeffrey Henry, Keith Fields and Love Edgecombe.
James L. Garrison
Funeral for James L. Garrison, 65, of Decatur will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home with the Rev. David Jones and Sandy Gibson officiating.
Burial will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Garrison died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2001, at his home. He was born Jan. 24, 1936, in Franklin County, to O.L. Garrison and Evelyn Dye Garrison. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Ohio and retired from Delphi-Saginaw Steering Systems. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Garrison; two sons, Brian Scott Garrison and Kevin James Garrison, both of Decatur; two daughters, Carol Frantz of Portsmouth, Va., and Rebecca Allen of Falkville; his father of Phil Campbell; five brothers, Kermit Garrison of Oklahoma, Bill Garrison of Decatur, Robert Garrison of Fountain Inn, S.C., Charles Garrison of Red Bay and Hershal Garrison of Phil Campbell; three sisters, Cora Mae Thorn of Spruce Pine, Gloria Jean Smith of Russellville and Sherry Marbutt of Phil Campbell; and six grandchildren.
Nephews will be pallbearers.