Eva B. Wright
NORTHPORT - Eva B. Wright, 84, 2215 32nd St., died August 7, 2001 at Northport Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 3 p.m., in Sylvan Methodist Church Cemetery, Fosters, with Billy Smith and Adam Homan officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Sunset Funeral Home is directing.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Patsy Clements Hamner and husbands, Pat Clements and Paul Wright.
Survivors include her sons, Gene A. (Ann) Clements of Fosters, Billy J. (Loretta) Clements of Tuscaloosa and five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Honorary pallbearers are Staff of Northport Medical Center, and staff of Forest Manor Nursing Home.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Sylvan Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.
Carey Ann Stallworth
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Carey Ann Stallworth, 61, 364 #8 Schneider Drive, formally of Moundville, died August 5, 2001 at her residence. Services will be held at Magnolia Chapel South, on Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 2 p.m., with Rev. Edwin King officiating. Burial will follow in Oakhill Cemetery. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at the funeral home. Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South is directing.
Survivors include her daughter, Kelley Stallworth, Homewood; sister, Bobbie Collins, Moundville; brothers, Andy Kelley, Moundville, Drury Kelley, Moundville; grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth Miller, Homewood.
Pallbearers will be Blake Kelley, Lee, Kelley, Bannie Smithson, Bob Cloudus, Owen Stallworth, Jack Morrison.
Charles Thomas Redding
TUSCALOOSA - Charles Thomas Redding, 56, 4117 67th Ave., was called to be with the Lord on August 6, 2001 at his residence.
He is preceded in death by his father, Johnny Redding.
He is survived by his daughter, Cindy Redding of Lynn, Ala. His mother, Sarah Redding of Tuscaloosa, Ala. He has three grandchildren, Diana, Jimmy and Lisa Redding all of Lynn, Ala. He has one great granddaughter, Racheal Redding of Lynn, Ala. He has one brother Johnny (Billy) Redding (Jackie) of Moundville, two sisters Shirley McCraw (Bill) of Fosters, Betty Crumley (Otis) of Moundville. He has nine nieces and nephews and 15 great –nieces and nephews, three uncles and one aunt.
Pallbearers will be Barry Stephens, Chris Crumley, Jason Stephens, Eddie Holbrook, Chris Shaw, Tony Redding.
Honorary pallbearers are Friends of Unity Baptist Church, Bro. Ray Hallman, Hospice of West Alabama Staff and nurses, friends and neighbors of Unity Community, Dr. Brian Wilhite, Dr. Curtis Tucker, The Cancer Center and Jim Myers Drug.
Ollie M. Owens
REFORM - Ollie M. Owens, 87, 512 2nd Ave. NW, died August 6, 2001 at Salem Nursing & Rehab Center. Services will be held at Skelton Funeral Home Chapel today at 11 a.m., with Rev. Michael Trull officiating. Burial will follow in Owens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m.
today at the funeral home. Skelton Funeral Home of Reform is directing.
Survivors include her sister, Willie Reynolds, Carrollton; niece, Irene Espinoza, Carrollton; other nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Owens was the widow of the Late Archie Owens. She attended Oakridge Baptist Church and she was a retired farmer and a life long resident of Pickens County.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Your favorite charity or church.
Willie Miles King, Sr.
TUSCALOOSA - Willie Miles (Boots) King, Sr., 1037 Crescent Ridge Road, NE, died Monday, August 6, 2001 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Family hour will be Wednesday, August 8, 6:00-7:00 p.m., at Rollins Mortuary. Graveside rites will be Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 11:00 a.m., at Cedar Oaks Memorial Park with Rollins' Mortuary directing.
Mr. King was a Fourth Generation Member of Tabernacle A.M.E. Zion Church serving as Chairman, Board of Trustees; Leader of Class Leaders, Church School Teacher of Men's Bible Class and President, Lay Councils.
He attended Tuscaloosa City Schools and Hampton Institute. He was drafted into the Navy where he served honorably during World War II. He later served in the Army Reserve.
He was a Private Contractor, a General Contractor and a City Building Inspector. He retired as Assistant Building Official. For several years he was the Veterans King, sons: Willie M. King, Jr., Atlanta, Ga., Rodney Martin King, Tuscaloosa; sister, Rosa Lee Hamner, Detroit Michigan; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren; three nieces and three nephews an other relatives.Affairs Home Building Inspector for this area.
Survivors are: wife, Thelma Woods
Dessie P. Hollis
COLUMBUS, Miss. - Dessie P. Hollis, 66, died August 6, 2001 at her daughter's residence-Cleveland, Miss. Services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home, Columbus, Miss., today at 2 p.m., with Rev. Edward Knox officiating. Burial will follow in Union Hill Freewill Baptist Cemetery, McShan, Ala. Memorial Funeral Home, Columbus, Miss., is directing.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Bobie O'Neal Perrigin.
Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Arnold (Don), Cleveland, Miss., Karan Hollis, Columbus, Miss., Sandra Weeks (Tom), Warren, N. J.; sisters, Daphine Williamson, Columbus, Md., Jannie Rhoades, Columbus, Miss., Ruth Loretta Deerman, Tuscaloosa, Ala.; brothers, Eddie Virgil Perrigin, Columbus, Miss., Aubrey L. Perrigin, Alabama; three grandsons, three granddaughters.
Pallbearers will be Roger Dawkins, Randy Rhoades, Leslie Williamson, James Williamson, Mike Dunaway and Tim Tingle.
Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Hood, Howard Fisackerly, John Whitecar, Dr. Brad Brown, Paul Dawkins, Lowndes Co., Farm Bureau Bd., of Directors.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 6080 Hwy 45 N., Columbus, Miss 39705 and Baptist Cancer Institute, 2520 5th N., Columbus, Miss., 39705.
Lester Ray Dobbins
TUSCALOOSA - Lester Ray Dobbins, 54, 730 12th Street, died August 7, 2001 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 9, 2001 at 2 p.m., in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Father Andy Sullivan officiating. Visitation will be tonight from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memory Chapel Funeral Home is directing.
He is preceded in death by his father, Lester L. Dobbins.
Survivors include his daughters, Shirley Hayes Dobbins of Montevallo, Holly Jane Dobbins of Tuscaloosa; sisters, Twhiler Waid of Peterson, Patsy Kelley of Northport; brothers, Michael Dobbins of Holt, David Dobbins of Tuscaloosa, Richard Dobbins of Duncanville and Orville Dobbins of Samantha; mother, Ruth Dobbins of Holt.
Pallbearers will be Billy Jean Morris, Vernon Moses, Scott Caudill, Randy Arrington, Ronnie Pearson, Emmett Kyzer.
Roy Gene Thompson
FAYETTE - Roy Gene Thompson, 58, 810 7th Ave., died August 8, 2001 at his residence. Services will be held at Nelson Funeral Home today at 3 p.m.
Burial will follow in Mt. Caramel, Lamar County. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette is directing.
REFORM - Jessie Lockett, 99, who went to live with the Lord on August 3, 2001 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held Saturday, August 11, 2001 at the New Light Baptist Church of Reform at 2 p.m. Burial will follow in New Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight at the Chapel of Reform Memorial Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Reform Memorial Funeral Home of Reform, is directing.
John E. Stewart
TUSCALOOSA - Mr. John E. Stewart, 50, of 3324 36th Street, died August 8, 2001 at his residence. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. at Rollins’ Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Joe Moore will officiate. Burial will follow in Cedar Oak Memorial Park with Rollins’ Mortuary directing.
David M. Smart
COTTONDALE - David M. Smart, 68, of 5717 Clearview Street, died August 11, 2001 at his residence. Services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at Memory Chapel. Rev. Milton Booth will officiate. Burial will follow in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park. Visitation is tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Memory Chapel Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Nancy Williams Smart; three sisters, Bonnie Smart Evans, Blanche Smart, and Marguerite Smart Breland.
Survivors include his wife, Faye McDaniel Smart; his daughters, Sherry Harvey (Harold), and Lisa Robertson (Rex); his son, David Smart (Anita); his grandchildren, Lee Hutchins, Martin Harvey, Jonathan Smart, Hannah Grace Robertson, and Robert Robertson; two special nieces, Mary Ann Evans, and Peggy Breland Snider, and one nephew, Jerry Breland.
Mr. Smart served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Hill, Billy Crawford, Robert Vickerson, Jimmy McDaniel, Joe Moses, and Ken Pierce.
Honorary pallbearers are Billy Joe and Bama McDaniel, Jim Slimak, Chuck Hohnstrater, Richard and Jean Vickerson, Dorothy Deason, Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Laycock, Bill Jolit, Wayne Foster, Macon Sanford, Marion Chappell, all the coffee drinking buddies at McFarland Mall, and all members of the 793rd AC&W Squadron.
Vonda Carter Sellers
TUSCALOOSA - Vonda Carter Sellers, 70, died August 7, 2001 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held Monday, at 2 p.m., at Sunset Chapel. The Rev. Gil McKee will be officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, with Sunset Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m., Monday.
Survivors include her daughters, Bonnie Evans, Northport, and Kaye King, Coaling; a son, Barry Simpson, Warrior; sisters, Dorothy Morgan, Ellen Johnson, Edith Weathers, and Agnes Collins; six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Vonda Sellers was a loving mother, grandmother, and friend. She worked for a number of years as an LPN, caring for others.
Pallbearers will be Joshua Evans, and Jeff Evans, both of Northport, Justin Evans, La Place, La., Cole King, and Dennis King, both of Coaling, Shannon Simpson, Tuscaloosa, and Todd Simpson, Warrior.
Honorary pallbearers are Drs. Stefanescu, Anne Lewis, Dirk Berry, Staff of DCH MICU, and Staff of Glen Haven Nursing Home.