Mary Stimpson Haigler was born on March 5, 1945 and passed away at home surrounded by her family on May 26, 2019. No doubt greeted by her parents, grandparents and loved ones gone before. Mary was preceded in death by her parents William Clee and Ruby Bell Stimpson and in-laws John A. and Ir…

Evelyn P. Dusenbery passed from this life on May 24, 2019. She was 94 years old. Evelyn was born in Fall River, Ma, on March 15, 1925, to Tony and Leah Pascoal. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Irene P. Caywood; nephew, George Caywood and husband, Jean Dusenbery. Evelyn enjo…

Ms. Odell P. Cooper, 78, a resident of Montgomery, AL passed May 23, 2019 in Montgomery, AL. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11:00 AM. Phillips-Riley Funeral Home chapel, Pastor Monte Maddox, Officiating. Interment will follow in Eastwood Memorial Gardens, 7500 W…

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Montgomery - HATCHER, Jerry D., a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away May 13, 2019. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Stone Tank Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 6515 Old Selma Road, Montgomery, AL, 36108, with Pastor Dr. James Nuckles officiating. In…

Montgomery - Glenn Allen Ferrell, age 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Cumming, Georgia. He was born in Harvest, Alabama, to Ewell and Flossie Ferrell and grew up in Athens, Alabama. After serving 26 years in the United States Air Force, he retired in Montgomery, Alabama, …

Montgomery - Evelyn P. Dusenbery passed from this life on May 24, 2019. She was 94 years old. Evelyn was born in Fall River, Ma, on March 15, 1925, to Tony and Leah Pascoal. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Irene P. Caywood; nephew, George Caywood and husband, Jean Dusenbery…

Montgomery - Mrs. Taliena Michelle Brayboy a resident of Montgomery, AL expired May 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 12:00 noon from Freewill Missionary Baptist Church. Interment in Old Augusta Baptist Church Cemetery. Family hour will be held Friday, May 24,…

Montgomery - Mr. Robert Thomas a resident of Montgomery, AL expired May 1, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. from Snowdoun Valley Missionary Baptist Church. Interment in Snowdoun Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.

Montgomery - Mrs. Elaine L. Harris a resident of Montgomery, AL expired May 2, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Westside Missionary Baptist Church. Interment in Woodley Memorial Cemetery.

Montgomery - Mrs. Mary B. Fulgham, a resident of Montgomery, AL expired May 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Interment in Eastwood Cemetery. Family hour and Delta Rites will be held Friday, May 10, 20…

Montgomery - Mrs. Bernice Bright a resident of Montgomery, AL expired May 3, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Ross-Clayton Funeral Home. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

Crowder, Mr. George Jr.,19, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama departed this life on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00PM from Jericho AME Zion Church, Pastor George G. Garrison, officiating. Burial will follow in Churchyard Cemetery, Mr. …

Nelson "Bear" Burnett, 91, died December 22, 2018 after a protracted battle with dementia. He was proceeded in death by his parents Claude and Elizabeth Clarke Burnett, Pikeville, KY, his brother, Dale Burnett (Anne), Birmingham, AL, his wife of more than 60 years, Tommye Keck Burnett, and h…

James Joseph Minor, passed away peacefully at Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama on April 19, 2019. James was born in Cordova, Alabama to Jesse Jahue and Audrey Kathryn Minor.

Mrs. Pauline Stephens a resident of Montgomery, AL expired April 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from White Cloud Baptist Church, Ramer, AL. Interment in White Cloud Cemetery. The processional will leave from Ross-Clayton Funeral Home on Wednes…

Robert Graham Esdale, Sr. of Birmingham, Alabama was born on August 18, 1927 and died on April 16, 2019. Bob was the son of the late James and Willie Winfield Esdale of Birmingham. A graduate of Gulf Coast Military, Bob also attended the University of Alabama where he received a B.S. degree …

Dyanne Bowen Cole, 72, of Dauphin Island, passed away March 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray Bowen and Evelyn Campbell. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Billy Cole; daughter, Anita Eaves; brothers, Gary Bowen and David Bowen. She is also survived by one gran…

Yvonne Ann Eckroate, 82, of Montgomery, passed away on Friday, March 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Florence Spisak; brother, Jack Spisak and sister, Miriam Spisak. Yvonne is survived by her husband, Edward Eckroate; daughters, MariAnn Wajnberg (Ari) and Gretche…

Kathleen “Kat” Scrivner Campbell, 94, a long-time resident of Montgomery, Alabama, and since 2010 a resident of Peachtree City, Georgia, died at home on March 14, 2019, following a short illness. Preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Foy Campbell, she is survived by her child…

Bernice Halfon of Palm Harbor, Florida passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama and worked in various U.S. and European Government medical facilities as a management analyst and administrator for 34 years before retiring to Palm Harbor in 1980.

George Eugene Wilson Jr., age 76, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on Tuesday March 5, 2019. George was born April 20, 1942 in Greenwood, Mississippi to Virgie Ellie Wilson and George Eugene Wilson. George is survived by his wife, Linda Wilson; son Wade Wilson; son Greg Wilson (Michelle); …

William Curtis "Uncle Curtis", age 85, was called home on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, after an extended illness. He was surrounded by Family and friends. A celebration of Curtis' life will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in Montgomery, with Revere…

John W. Stevenson, publisher and editor of the Randolph Leader in Roanoke, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14 in Roanoke. He was 70.

Prattville - ALLEN, Carroll Lynwood, Sr., 86, of Prattville, AL, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019. The family received friends on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Prattville Memorial from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Funeral services were held on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 10…

Montgomery - Mr. Jeremiah Banks a resident of Montgomery, AL expired January 21, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Ross-Clayton Funeral Home. Interment in Forest Hills Cemetery.

Montgomery - Mrs. Annie Ruth (Wright) Scott a resident of Montgomery, AL expired January 16, 2019. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 12:00 noon from True Devine Baptist Church, Virginia Loop Road. Interment in Lucas Cemetery.

MILLER, Francis John (Pete), 89, of Montgomery, AL passed away on Thursday January 03, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife Joan Anderson Miller. Pete is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Charlie) Millican of Birmingham and Dr. Becky Bizzle of Montgomery; three sons, Mike (Cathy) Miller…

Ruth Ann Mieher, 82, of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019. She born in Winslow, Illinois to the late Walter Fred Keller and Hedwig Marie Keller and graduated from the University of Illinois and was a member of United Evangelical Lutheran Church, past member and Presiden…

Thomas J. Swaringen, 88, passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019. A native of Montgomery, he resided the last 23 years in Anniston, AL. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, retired from Union Camp Corporation and was a member of Greenbriar Church of Christ in Anniston. He was prece…

On Monday, January 7, 2019, Allen Key Hardy transitioned from this life to the next surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle Miller Hardy; father, Thomas Allen Hardy; as well as his beloved dog, Jake. Allen is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara C…

Jule Wilson Willis Perry, of Montgomery, AL passed away on January 6, 2019 at the age of 101. She graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and went on to receive a Bachelors of Arts from George Washington University in Washington DC and a Masters of Social Work from H. Sophie Newcomb Memoria…

DURHAM, John Davis Sr., a Montgomery resident, passed away peacefully on Friday December 28, 2018 at the age of 98. Mr. Durham was the proprietor of John D. Durham Watch and Jewelry Service located in the entrance of the Bell Building for more than 40 years. He was an admired, trusted, and a…

William F. Berryhill passed away on December 31, 2018, at the age of 92. He retired as Master Sergeant from the US Air Force with several commendations including The Bronze Star Medal and The Air Force Commendation Medal. Upon retirement from the military, he worked for the State of Alabama …

Linda Parham, 74, passed away on December 26, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents John Knox and Fannie Kate Reaves; sister, Edith Mae Batton. She is survived by her husband, Henry W. Parham; son, Christopher Parham (Kelley); niece Angela Bowling (Anthony), grandchildren, John Came…

Flora Thompson, 91, passed away on December 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard E. Thompson (Montgomery, AL); sister, Norma Dyess (Huntsville, AL); aunt, Bessie Ray Hitson (Georgiana, AL); and uncle, Charlie M. Waller (Montgomery, AL). She is survived by her nephew, G…

Betty Jean Dunn, 74, a lifelong resident of Montgomery, passed away peacefully in her home on Friday evening, December 21, 2018. Mrs. Dunn was preceded in death by her parents, John and Jewel Ward of Frisco City, Alabama. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, William (Bill) Dunn, Sr., …

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