Glennie Delene Rhodes: Funeral services for Glennie Delene Rhodes, 73, Clanton, will be held at Pinedale Assembly of God on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at 2 p.m., with Rev. Thurmond Cleckler officiating.
Burial will follow at Pinedale Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Rhodes was born in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Amzi Easterling and the late Winnie Gertrude Easterling. She was employed on an assembly line. She died on Sept. 5, 2002, at Hillview Nursing Home in Montgomery.
Survivors include her husband, Odis Rhodes, Clanton; three sons, Ronnie W. Rhodes, Ronald G. Rhodes, Danny Rhodes, all of Montgomery; one daughter-in-law, Vanessa Rhodes, Montgomery; three granddaughters, Uriah Rhodes, Amanda Rhodes, Emily Rhodes, all of Montgomery; two sisters, Alma Burgin, Montgomery, Betty J. Maddox, Clanton; seven brothers, Billy Easterling and Clifford Easterling, both of Clanton, Kenneth Easterling and Bernie Easterling, both of Prattville, Ross Easterling, Larry Easterling, Jerry Easterling, all of Montgomery.
Pauline Evelyn Poole Howard: Funeral services for Pauline Evelyn Poole Howard, 88, Thorsby, will be held on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at 3 p.m., with Rev. Alvin Porter officiating.
Burial will follow at Thorsby Memorial Cemetery, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Howard was born on Aug. 5, 1914, the daughter of the late Ozzie Poole and the late Roberta Poole. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Thorsby. She was active in the Congregational and Baptist churches, the PTA, Thorsby Institute, the Ladies Guild, and the Alumni Association. She died on Sept. 5, 2002, at her residence.
Survivors include one daughter, Carol H. Armstrong, Helena; one daughter-in-law, Kaye Howard, Helena; four grandsons, Roger Howard, Isabella, David Howard, Maylene, Brian Howard, Helena, Shann Howard, Columbiana; six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd S. Howard, and one son, Allen Howard.
Franklin Wayne Hooks: Funeral services for Franklin Wayne Hooks, 55, of Verbena, will be held Monday, June 3, 2002 at Union Congregational Church in Elmore County with Rev. Glenn Ross and Rev. Lee Edwards officiating.
Burial will be held at Union Congregational Cemetery in Marbury.
Visitation will be held Sunday, June 2, at Martin Funeral Home from 4-7 p.m.
Born to Harvey F. Hooks and Adie Hooks on Oct. 4, 1946, Franklin died at his Verbena home on Friday, May 31, 2002.
Survivors include wife, Peggy M. Hooks, Verbena; son Kenneth Wayne Hooks, Verbena; brothers Harvey Calloway Hooks, Prattville, and Kenneth Earl Hooks, Prattville; and step-mother Louise Hooks of Verbena.
James Earl "Jimmy" Haynes: Funeral services for James Earl "Jimmy" Haynes, 64, Clanton, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, June 1, 2002, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Tony Thomas officiating.
Burial will follow at Center Hill Baptist Church in Jemison, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Visitation will be held at Martin Funeral Home on Friday, May 31, 2002, from 5-8 p.m.
Haynes was born in Chilton County, the son of the late Benjamin T. Haynes and the late Glenora Haynes. He was a mechanic. He died on May 30, 2002, at his residence.
Survivors include two sons, Jay Haynes and Michael Haynes, both of Clanton; two daughters, Glenora Ray, Clanton, Teresa Haynes, Houston, Texas; one sister, Jeanette Brasher, Jemison; one brother, Jerry Haynes, Thorsby; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandhcild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Haynes.
Kathryn Wyatt Holland: A memorial service for Kathryn Wyatt Holland, 79, Tiburon, Calif., will be held at the Officers Club at the Naval Air Station in Alameda, Calif., on June 8, 2002, between 2-4 p.m., with her ashes to be scattered in San Francisco Bay, with Neptune Society Mission Chapel handling arrangements.
Holland was an active gardener and loved roses. During her life she enjoyed international travel and remained active in the Burma Star Association and the Order of Military Wine Tasters. She suffered a major stroke on May 17, 2002, and died on May 23, 2002.
Survivors include her husband, Col. James D. Holland, Ret., Tiburon, Calif.; one son, Victor O. Warren; one daughter-in-law, Bonita Warren of Oakland, Calif.; one grandson, Colin O. Warren; one step-daughter, Patricia Appleby, Belmont, Calif.; two step-grandchildren, Christopher Baldwin and Jennifer Baldwin.
In lieu of flowers, one may send a donation in her name to the American Heart Association.
Roland Lee Easterling: Funeral services for Roland Lee Easterling, 84, of Clanton, were held Monday, Sept. 2, 2002 at Martin Funeral Home Chapel. Burial services followed at Sunshine Assembly of God Cemetery in Clanton. Rev. Arthur Davis and Rev. W.T. Cleckler officiated the service.
Born on Feb. 24, 1918 to Johnny Easterling and Rosie Askew Easterling of Chilton County, he died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2002 at Hatley Health Care in Clanton.
Survivors include his wife, Gertie M. Easterling of Clanton; son Jimmy Wayne Easterling of Clanton; daughter Sara Nell Robinson of Clanton; sisters Mildred Gore of Thorsby and Willodean Johnson of Clanton; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Shirley Jean Cleckler: Funeral services for Shirley Jean Cleckler, 63, of Verbena, were held Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002 at Oak Grove Church of God with Rev. Kenneth Northcutt and Rev. Robert Barnes officiating. Burial services followed at New Harmony Holiness Cemetery in Clanton.
Born on Jan. 31, 1939 to Obie Fisher and Rebecca Webb Fisher of Autauga County, she died Friday, Aug. 30, 2002 at Chilton Medical Center.
Survivors include sons Ray (Joy) Cleckler of Verbena, Roger (Sandra) Cleckler of Verbena, Perry Gene (Avis) Cleckler of Verbena and Mark (Jane) Cleckler of Verbena; daughter Dianne (Don) Patterson of Verbena; sisters Liz Thames of Montgomery and Vivian Thomas of LaPine, Ala.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Mary Frances Easterling: Funeral services for Mary Frances Easterling, 66, Clanton, will be held at Martin Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 1 p.m., with Rev. Billy Boatwright officiating.
Burial will follow at Martin Memorial Cemetery in Clanton, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Easterling was born on July 26, 1935 in Chilton County, the daughter of the late Lon Baker and the late Lizzie Baker. She was a homemaker. She died on May 26, 2002, at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham.
Survivors include two sons, Nicky Easterling, Clanton, and Gary Easterling, Montgomery; one daughter, Sherry Moss, Clanton; four grandsons; one brother, Sam Baker, Montgomery; and one sister, Sara Ruth Baker, Clanton.
Etta Lee Hunter Headley Scott: Funeral services for Etta Lee Hunter Headley Scott, Chickasaw, were held at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland, on Monday, May 20, 2002, at 2 p.m.
Burial followed on Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at Sardis Church Cemetery in Maplesville, with Radney Funeral Home in Saraland directing.
Scott was a native of Autauga County and a resident of Chickasaw since 1979. She died in a Chickasaw area hospital on May 18, 2002.
Survivors include five children, John Dee Headley, Chickasaw, Hollis I. Headley, Sarah Mason, both of Satsuma; Carolyn Andrews and Hazel Wimpee, both of Saraland; four sons-in-law, George Mason, Satsuma, Hayward Andrews and Dayton Wimpee, both of Saraland, Buddy Dumas, Chickasaw; two daughter-in-laws, Martha Headley, Satsuma, Frances Headley, Chickasaw; three brothers, Woodrow Hunter and John Will Hunter, both of Clanton, Clifton Hunter, Warner Robbins, Ga.; one sister-in-law, Jerri Hunter, Warner Robbins, Ga.; one niece, Helen Purvis, Satsuma; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Delene Dumas and two grandchildren.
Arthur (Pete) Thackerson: Funeral services for Arthur (Pete) Thackerson, 87, Jemison will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Willard Frederick officiating.
Burial will follow at Midway Memorial Cemetery in Jemison, with Martin Funeral Home directing.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2002, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Martin Funeral Home.
More details will be published later.
Martha Emily Bouchet Faulk: Funeral services for Martha Emily Bouchet Faulk, 70, Montevallo, were held at Providence Baptist Church No. 1 in Montevallo on Saturday, May 25, 2002, at 10 a.m., with Scott Watson officiating.
Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery in Montevallo, with Rockco Funeral Home directing.
Faulk died on May 23, 2002, in Alabaster
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Young, Calera, Nancy Nolin, Springville; two sons, Billy Faulk, Montevallo, J.W. Faulk, Macon, Ga.; one brother, Adrien Bouchet, Birmingham; five grandchildren.
Sam M. Sansom: Funeral services for Sam M. Samson, 57, of Marietta, Ga. will be held Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga. with Dr. Steve Stanfield officiating.
The body will lie in state for one hour before the service at the church. Additional services will be held at noon on Monday, May 27 at New Covenant Church in Clanton with Reverend John Clifton Davis officiating. Body will lie in state at the church one hour before the service.
Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.
Born in Chilton County, Sansom had been a resident of Cobb County, Ga. for the past 30 years. Sansom was a Navy Seal serving during the Vietnam War. He was self-employed as a welder. Sansom was an avid fisherman.
Survivors include his wife, Renee F. Stewart of Marietta, Ga; daughters Kim Daniel of Powder Springs, Ga and Kelah S. McNeill of Southlake, Texas; son Karl Turner of Dallas, Ga.; mother Willie "MawMaw" Sansom of Verbena; sister Maurine DeLoach of Verbena, brother Charles Edward Sansom of Jemison and six grandchildren.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta, Ga.
Lisa G. Clark: Funeral services for Lisa G. Clark, 37, will be held Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Charter Funeral Home with Reverend Dwight Joyner and Brother Billy Roper officiating. Burial will be in Ryan Crossing Cemetery.
Clark was a life-long resident of Dogwood, Ala. but was living in Jemison at the time of her death. She attended school at Montevallo and was unmarried.
Her favorite scripture was Psalms 23. Lisa was a member of Grace Chapel for four years and played softball for the church league as a catcher. Her favorite pass-time was watching pro wrestling.
Survivors include daughter, Jennifer McCartney of Jemison; mother Johnnie Whitehead of Alabaster; father David Clark of Maplesville; brothers Sammy Clark of Hackleberg, Michael Clark and Daryle Clarke of Selma and several aunts and uncles to whom she felt close and who loved her very much.
Also survived by Lisa ar friends, Earl and Patsy McCartney with whom she lived for many years.
Chester Vesteen Little: Funeral services for Chester Vesteen Little, 70, of Clanton, were held Saturday, May 25 at the First United Methodist Church of Clanton with burial following at Memorial Gardens. Rev. Fred Zeigler and Chaplain Dallas Little officiated.
In lieu of flowers to the family, they request donations be made to the American Cancer Society (local chapter: 105 Kevin Lane, Clanton, AL 35045).
Little was a life-long member of the Clanton community, radiating a profound an earnest religious faith that drew others to him. His life of Christian charity was augmented by his deep patriotism; he served four years in the Air Force during the Korean War period and 18 years as a Seabee in the Naval Reserve. His military honors included the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal with one bronze star.
Little also served 16 years as a correctional officer at Draper Prison in Elmore County and was highly regarded for his ministry of compassion to the inmates there. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Clanton, Fraternal Order of Police, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Odd Fellows and Chilton County Republican Party.
Little was preceded in death by his father, Timothy (Dak) Little; mother Ora Kinney Little and brothers, Carl and Robert Earl Martin.
Survivors include wife of 49 years June Bean Little of Clanton; daughters Mary Mims (John) of Albuquerque, N.M. and Alice J. Graham (Mike) of Clanton; son Dallas Little (Janice) of Biloxi, Miss. and grandchildren Trevor and Zoe Little of Biloxi, Miss.