Anne Louise Williams Bryant
GREENSBORO - Anne Louise Williams Bryant, age 92, of 901 Market Street, died August 1, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home in Marion. Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro on Saturday, August 3, at 11 a.m., Rev. Alton Phillips will officiate.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Stewart Franklin Bryant, and her son, Stewart Franklin Bryant, Jr., her parents, Frank Bell Williams and Pauline Zuechting Williams, brother, William Franklin Williams, and sisters, Estelle Williams Conerly and Knoxie Williams Wilson.
Louise was born August 19, 1909, in Tuscaloosa and lived for many years in Selma with her family, graduating from Selma High School in 1927 and attending business college. After her marriage to Stewart Bryant, they lived in Corcicana, Texas and Montgomery, Alabama, before making their home in Greensboro in 1947, where they owned and operated Rothenbury’s drygoods store until their retirement.
She was a faithful member and worker in her church, a loving and loyal friend, and a devoted and loving wife, mother, and aunt, who has left a wonderful example and memories that will remain with those who loved her.
She leaves to mourn seven nieces and nephews: Janice Conerly of Greensboro, Louise Williams Thaxton of Tuscaloosa, Julia Williams (Charles) Cohen of Tampa, Fla., Jim (Jenis) Conerly, Jerre (France) Conerly, and Carole Conerly (Danny) McDonald, all of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Emory (Maxine) Wilson of Westminister, Calif; fourteen grand-nieces and nephews; Sidney and Karen Cohen; Chip, Dale, and Matthew Conerly; Adrienne Cox Olson and Brent Cox; Denis, Thomas McDonald and Janene McDonald Dunston, Kerre Conerly, Stephanie Wilson Neuwirth, and Eric and Mark Wilson and nine great-great nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro or the Noel Ramsey House preservation society. Kirk Funeral Homes of Greensboro is assisting family with arrangements.
Martin Luther Goodson Sr.
EUTAW - Martin Luther Goodson, Sr., age 88, died on July 29, 2002 at Greene County Hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, 2002, at Mt. Sinai United Methodist Church with Rev. L. C. Eatman officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Gandy Funeral Home of Eutaw directing. Public Visitation will be today, August 2, 2002 from 2-6 p.m.
Survivors include his wife, Johnie C. Goodson, Eutaw; two sons, Martin Luther (Freddie) Goodson, Jr., Saginaw, Mich., and Toice (Shirley) Goodson, Eutaw; one daughter, Shirley Chrisentery, Baton Rouge, La.; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Gwindle D. Phillips
Gwindle D. Phillips, age 61, died August 4, 2002 at her residence. Services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. from Phillips Chapel FWB Church. Rev. Terrell Jones, Rev. Jerry Montgomery, and Rev. Tony Latham will officiate. Burial will follow in Phillips Chapel FWB Church Cemetery. Visitation is tonight from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Sunset Funeral Home directing.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Bro. Clyde & Ruvin Oswalt, brothers, Donald & Wallace Oswalt, and granddaughter, Cassie Phillips.
Survivors include spouse, G. W. (Buddy) Phillips, sons, Ronnie Phillips, Robert Phillips (Lisa), Gary Phillips (Patricia), Roger Phillips (Kim), sisters, Ceavlon Latham (Tony), Elizabeth Swindle (Armond), Brenda Malone (Danny), Becky Grimes, brothers, Curtis Oswalt (Gee Gee), John Oswalt (Annette), grandchildren, Amanda, Justin, Hilary, Kyle, Randy, Ricky, Jessica, Kelsey, and Paige, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, and a host of friends and family.
Pallbearers will be Larry Holeman, Gwin Phillips, J. M. Phillips, Donnie Oswalt, Earl Johnson, Danny Malone.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Thomas McDermott, Dr. Joseph Wallace, employees of Bruno’s, friends and neighbors of Phillips Chapel Community, Hospice of West Alabama, Gulf States Paper Corp., and DCH Cancer Treatment Center.
Hershel (Red) Cook
BERRY - Hershel (Red) Cook, age 77, of 799 Red Cook Road, died July 30, 2002, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held 11 a.m. today, Studdards Crossroads Church with Rev. Harchel Burkett officiating. Burial will follow in adjoining cemetery with Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directing. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. The body will lie in state from 10:30-11:00 a.m.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wynell Cook; son, Donald (Butch) Cook; sisters, Dorothy Simpson and Ann Nelson; brothers, Berthel Cook and Vester Cook.
Survivors include his daughter, Barbara Sanders, Berry; sons, Terry L. Cook, Tuscaloosa and Jerry G. Cook, Cottondale; sisters, Jean Garner, Theodore and Midge Files, Mobile; brother, Clifton Cook, Carbon Hill; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Owen Cook, Don Craft, Tim Pryor, Glenn Gann, Virgil Kilgore and Phillip Rinehart.
Honorary pallbearers are friends and neighbors in the community.
Mr. Monroe Thompson, died August 3, 2002 at his residence. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Wills' Funeral Service, Inc.
Laura H. Walker
Laura H. Walker, died August 2, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Wills' Funeral Service, Inc.
Louis H. Lackey, Jr.
Louis H. Lackey, Jr., age 77, of 11 30th St. East, died August 1, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Charles Durham and Rev. Kevin Carley will officiate. Visitation will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home preceding graveside services. Heritage Chapel Funeral Home directing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Louis H. Lackey and Mary L. Lackey and his daughter, Rosemary Lackey.
Survivors include his wife, Martha B. Lackey, son, Louis H. Lackey III, daughter-in-law, Charlotte H. Lackey, grandsons, Louis Parker Lackey and Patrick Hammonds Lackey, sister, Mary L. Bryson.
He was a member and elder of First Presbyterian Church where he taught Sunday School for many years. He served Tuscaloosa County as district attorney and circuit court judge for many years. Following his retirement, he has done volunteer work at Legal Services Corporation of Alabama. He was a World War II Marine Veteran.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund or the charity of your choice.
Steven Wayne Lanyon
Steven Wayne Lanyon, age 27, of 16028 Hilltop Terrace, died August 1, 2002 in Birmingham, AL. Visitation will be held Monday at Heritage Chapel from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Gandy Cemetery, Galena, Kansas. Heritage Chapel Funeral Home directing.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents and brother, Scott.
Survivors include spouse, Kristi L. Bilyeu (Lanyon), parents, Wilbert E. Lanyon and Sharon Kaye Lanyon, and other relatives, Stan & Emmajo Henderson, Bobby & Jerry Henderson, Barbara & Bob Bishop, and several other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Brent Dunlap, Joey Hallman, Jason Corley, Michael Hawthorne, Sexton Brothers, Hunter Lancaster, Josh McGoughy and Scott Turner.
Honorary pallbearers are Terry Adams, Brother Dunlap and friends employed by Adams & Dunlap, Inc., and employees of B. F. Goodrich.
Bobbie May Edmondson Kuhn
Faunsdale - Bobbie May Edmondson Kuhn, age 70, died Saturday, August 3, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. from Kirk Funeral Homes Chapel Greensboro. Rev. Virgil Pino and Dr. Robert Taylor will officiate. Burial will follow in Columbiana City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 5, 2002 at the funeral home. Kirk Funeral Homes in Greensboro directing.
Survivors include spouse, George Eugene Kuhn, Faunsdale, Ala.; daughter, Cassandra (Greg) Bryant, Greensboro, Ala; sons, Robert Royce Kuhn, Fort Deposit, Ala.; Richard Eugene (Belinda) Kuhn, Selma, Ala.; brothers, James N. (Faye) Edmondson, O. L. "Oggie" (Carol) Edmondson, Willis (Laura) Edmondson, all of Alexander City, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be J. L. Guin, George McKee, Ottis Morris, Malcolm Henry, Jr., Leon Sealy and Kyle Haynes.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to American Cancer Society of one’s favorite charity.
Linaun Elledge Orr Clark
TUSCALOOSA - Linaun Elledge Orr Clark, 91, died August 4, 2002 at her residence. Graveside services will be held in Enterprise Baptist Church Cemetery, Wednesday at 10 a.m. Rev. Donald Elledge will officiate. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Sunset Funeral Home is directing.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joanthan T. and Lula Weaver Elledge; and brother, Johnnie W. Elledge.
Survivors include her daughter, June Orr Reese of Tuscaloosa; nieces, Cheri Allen of Houston, Texas, and Karen Friscia of Tuscaloosa; nephews, Michael Elledge, and Donald Elledge, both of Tuscaloosa; several great and great-great nieces and nephews.
She was a generous and loving friend to all she met. For more than 60 years she was a self-employed seamstress, especially for U of A students whom she loved. She enjoyed being outdoors working in her garden and yard and delighted in feeding the wild birds.
Pallbearers will be Michael Elledge, Roscoe Shamblin, Tom Bauman, John Orr, Charles Elledge, Jonathan Friscia, Gus Friscia, and Joshua Elledge.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Curtis Tucker, DCH Cancer Center, Hospice of West Alabama, and Able Hands Nursing.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of West Alabama or your favorite charity.
Tuscaloosa - Mr. Elbert Horton, died August 3, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Wills' Funeral Service, Inc.
Shelby B. Killgore
GALLION - Shelby B. Killgore, 77 of 420 County Road 5, died August 5, 2002 at Vaughn Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday with Rev. Billy Harris officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis is directing.
She is preceded in death by her husband, R.M. (Big Boy) Killgore.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Calloway, Gallion, Ala.; a son, Cleveland (Doris) Killgore, Gallion, Ala.; a sister, Viola Gibbs, Linden, Ala.; a brother, Searcy (Jackie) Baker, Gallion, Ala.; five grandchildren, Coroy (Denise) Calloway, Cheryl Calloway, Christi (Garry) Rabalais, Mark (Gina) Killgore and Rachel (Steven) King; six great-grandchildren.
She was a native of Akron, Alabama and a resident of Gallion, for many years. She was a retired clerk with the Alabama Beverage Control Board.
Flowers or donations to the charity of your choice.