Mildred Fowler Christian
Millport - Mrs. Mildred Fowler Christian, age 85, died August 3, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center Northport. Services will be held today at 11:00 a.m. from Millport Baptist Church. Rev. Benton Goodman and Rev. J. C. Mitchell will officiate. Burial will follow in Vernon City Cemetery. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at church. Dowdle Funeral Home of Millport directing.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Capt. Ed Christian, granddaughter, Leigh McAdams, mother & father, Lester & Arie Brasher Fowler, and brother, Ralph Fowler.
Survivors include daughter, Barbara C. (Donald) McAdams, Millport; brother, Arvil (Mary Ann) Fowler, Harriman, Tenn.; granddaughter, Leslie (Scott) Cole, Millport; great grandsons, Russ & Dave Cole, Millport; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Christian was a devoted daughter, mother, sister and grandmother and a faithful friend to all who knew her. She was lovingly referred to by her grandchildren, nieces and nephews as Mil-Mil and mama Chris. She was a faithful member of the Millport Baptist Church.
Active pallbearers will be Russ Cole, Dave Cole, James Fowler, Gary Fowler, Steve Morgan, and Jerry Sparks.
Ronald Wayne Glass
GALLION - Ronald Wayne Glass, 48 of 482 Lake View Hills South, died August 5, 2002 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Arrangements will be announced later by Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis.
Dennis Woods, Jr.
TUSCALOOSA - Dennis Woods, Jr., 62, of 5775 McFarland Blvd. E. Apt. 17A, died August 4, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held in Memory Hill Gardens, August 7, 2002 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be from 12 Noon until 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Memory Chapel Funeral Home is directing.
He is preceded in death by his father, Dennis Woods; brother, Chad Woods; mother, May Rhea Roberts; and grandparents, Dow and Nola Roberts.
Survivors include his daughter, Tammy Woods of Tuscaloosa; son, Dennis Woods of Tuscaloosa; brother, Gary Saunders of Valdosta, Ga.; grandchildren, Kelsey Diane Woods, Dennis Makae Woods, and Millan Gene Woods; uncles, aunts, and cousins- the majority of which reside in and around Lebanon, Tennessee.
Dennis Woods, Jr. was a loyal son, brother, and friend. He was a big hearted man who would go out of his way to help a friend of family member.
Born in Lebanon, Tenn. to Dennis Woods and May Rhea Roberts. He worked with and was trained by his father to be a mason. He owned his own business- Woods Masonry for many years.
He was married and had two children; Dennis Steven and Tammy Denise Woods. He has three grandchildren; Kelsey Diane, Dennis Makae and Millan Gene Woods.
He was ill for several years before his death. He was loved by his family and friends and will never be forgotten.
Warren Lee Simpson
ELDRIDGE - Warren Lee Simpson, 66, died Monday, August 5, 2002. Services will be held at Miles Funeral Home Chapel, Friday August 9, 2002 at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Old Union Cemetery in Eldridge. Visitation will be this evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield is directing.
WEST BLOCTON - Mable Wallace, 70 passed away August 5, 2002. She was a member of Camp Branch Baptist Church in Grey Hill, Ala. where she was an active member and taught Sunday School. Funeral service will be Thursday, August 8, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Brown Service Bessemer. Visitation will be Wednesday August 7, from 5 until 8 p.m. Presiding minister will be Herbert Chapman and Bobby Boles.
She is preceded in death by an infant son.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years, James E. Wallace; daughters, Sandra Holman (Danny) of Brookwood, Rhonda Stocks of West Blocton and Greta Townsend (David) of Hueytown; son, James Dale Wallace of West Blocton; sisters Flora Allen of West Blocton, Pauline Brasher of Bessemer and Dixie Oglesby (Jimmy) of McCalla; brothers Robert Vining (Shirley) of West Blocton and Ray Vining of Brent; eight grandchildren, three step grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and four step great-grandchildren.
Brown Service Bessemer Funeral Home is directing.
Martha T. Livingston
TUSCALOOSA - Martha T. Livingston, 74, of 2618 Juniper Lane, died August 5, 2002 at Forest Manor Nursing Home. Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Today at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Well and Rev. Doug Reeves officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens. Memory Chapel Funeral Home is directing.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Livingston and sister, Gladys Murphy.
Survivors include daughter, Lynis L. Davis, Tuscaloosa; brother, Louie F. Tillery, Columbia, Ala.; grandchildren, Lindsey Alexis Davis, Tuscaloosa, Hillary Paige Davis, Tuscaloosa; other relatives are niece, Lilla M. Jones and nephew, David Tillery.
Pallbearers will be Grady Elmore, Wyatt Williams, Ted Howell, Roscoe Morrison, Jack Taff and Dan Davis, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are friends and neighbors of Woodland Park Triple L. Club, First Baptist Church, Willing Workers Sunday School Class, First Baptist.
Elder Aaron Noland
FOSTERS - Elder Aaron Noland, 98, died August 1, 2002 at his residence. Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Solid Rock Primitive Baptist Church with Elder, Frank Eatmon officiating. Burial will follow in West Highland Memorial Gardens. Visitation is 12p.m.-7p.m. today at the funeral home. Willsí Funeral Service is directing.
GORDO - Fannie Nevitt, 81, died August 2, 2002 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday at New Home Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Linebarger Cemetery. Visitation in today from 12:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Lavender Funeral Service is directing.
Wendell H. Elliott
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Wendell H. Elliott, 85, of Greenville, S.C., died Aug. 5, 2002 in Greenville.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park. Visitation will be 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday at Memory Chapel, which is handling arrangements.
Victor Paul Channell
BUHL - Victor Paul Channell, age 73, 10758 Sispey Valley Road North, died August 6, 2002, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North with Rev. Noah Skelton and Rev. Alfred Banks officiating. Burial will follow in Cornelius Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home North directing. Visitation is tonight from 7-9 at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Sebron Channell and Mack Channell; father, Victor F. Channell and mother, Olean Channell.
Survivors include his sister, Frances Booth of Buhl; brother, Leland H. Channell (Levenia) of Buhl; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Victor was retired from Gulf States Paper Mill. He was a life long cattle farmer.
Active pallbearers will be Ronald Anders, Geoffrey Love, Gene Booth, Scottie Turner, Billy Wayne Skelton and Wade Gilliam.
Honorary pallbearers are Sispey Valley Volunteer Fire Dept., friends and neighbors.
Amogene Estes Perry
WINFIELD - Amogene Estes Perry, 79, died August 6, 2002. Services will be held 2:00 p.m. today at Harmony Grove Baptist Church with burial following in Harmony Grove Cemetery. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield.
Ronald Wayne Glass
DEMOPOLIS - Ronald Wayne Glass, 48 of 482 Lake View Hill South, died August 5, 2002 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday at Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis with Rev. Bobby Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in Demopolis Memorial Gardens. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis is directing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Glass.
Survivors include his wife, Diane S. Glass, Gallion; a daughter, Jennifer Diane Glass, Oxford, Miss.; a sister, Sheryl G. (Paul) Vice, Demopolis; a brother, John Michael (Carol) Glass, Sr.; a life long friend, Tim Burage, Birmingham; 12 nieces and nephews.
Ronnie was a native of Demopolis, Ala. and a resident of Demopolis, Ala. He graduated from Demopolis High School and worked for Alabama Power Company for many years. He was also a girlís softball coach for a number of years.
Pallbearers will be Charles Abrams, Dale Smith, Louis Padilla, Butch Mayo, J.B. Qualls, Donnie McGee, Terry Wallace and Joe Crepps.
Honorary pallbearers are Earl Stephens, Ed Ousley, Ronnie Avery, Elmer Pruitt, Employees and Staff of Alabama Power Company.
Flowers or donations to American Cancer Society.
Daisy Tucker Palmer
TUSCALOOSA - Daisy Tucker Palmer, age 92, died August 6, 2002, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Tabernacle C.M.E. Church with Rev. Willie Clyde Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Tucker Cemetery, Hale County. Visitation is 10:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the chapel of the funeral home. Van Hoose and Steele Funeral Home is directing.
Wendell Holmes Elliott
TAYLORS, S.C. - Wendell Holmes Elliott, 85 of 3 Kimberly lane, died August 5, 2002 in Greenville, S.C.. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. today in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Rev. Charley Patten officiating. Memory Chapel Funeral Home is directing.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Sam and Annie Elliott.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Herman Elliott; daughter, Kathy Elliott Patten; son Dr. Wendell Elliott, Jr.; sisters, Ruby Nell Shattuck and Guinevieve Elliott; brothers J.T Elliott and Sam Elliott; grandchildren, Matt Elliott, Bill Elliott, Laura Curlin, Sarah Howell; great-grandson, Reid Curlin.
Wendell was a graduate of the University of Alabama with an engineering degree. He worked for Schlumberger Oil Services for over 30 years. Wendell served in the U.S. Army in WWII and was a member of Highland Baptist Church. He is now a resident of heaven.