Our Obituaries

Clifton Renfro

January 9, 1931 - January 8, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Jeanne Ann Brasington

December 30, 1933 - January 8, 2018

Jeanne Ann Brasington, 84, of Hope Hull, passed away on Monday, January 08, 2018.She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Clarence Edward Brasington Sr., and daughter, Wanda Kay Brasington.Jeanne is survived by her children, Roxanne Royal, Clarice Griffin (Kenneth), Tammy(Donald) Royal and Ed(Kim) Brasington; sisters, Ruby Myrick of Highland Home and Frances Wilson of Georgia;...
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Frances Mignon Hand

March 26, 1936 - January 7, 2018

Mrs. Frances Mignon Hand, 81, of Montgomery, AL, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at Wetumpka Health and Rehabilitation. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband: Billy Jack Hand; parents: Virgil and Leila Dailey; sister: Lewellyn Sievers and brother-in-law: Bob Sievers. She is survived by her son: Mike Hand (Angela), one sister: Nancy...
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Carol Roxanne Peavy

July 26, 1960 - January 6, 2018

Carol Roxanne Peavy, 57, of Prattville, passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018.She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Shirley Smyly.Roxanne is survived by her daughters, Amberly Peavy and Mallory Peavy; brothers and sisters, Sharon Springer, Terry (Cheryl) Smyly and Charlotte Kyle; grandchildren, Emma Moore, Jadon Harris, Marliey Serritelli and Braxton Serritelli.A visitation will...
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Rebecca Looney Lewis

August 15, 1944 - January 5, 2018

Rebecca Looney Lewis of Millbrook, AL passed away on January 3, 2018 at the age of 73.She was preceded in death by her father, William Looney; mother, Helen Looney; brother, James Earl Looney; and brother, Billy Looney.She is survived by her three sons, Robert Sloane, Randall Sloane, and Reese Sloane; her grandchildren, Courtney Sloane, Cameron Sloane, Dallas Sloane, Meagan Sloane, J.R. Sloane,...
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Kay G. Gordon

February 24, 1935 - January 4, 2018

Kay Guice Gordon, 82, of Montgomery, passed away on January 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Maj. John L. Gordon. She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Hyde (John); son, Chip Lee Gordon; a grandchild, McKenna Gordon, a brother and two sisters.She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church. Ms. Gordon will be interned January 13, 2017 at 11:30 AM at...
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Juanita Shaw Gaines

October 25, 1926 - January 4, 2018

Juanita Shaw Gaines of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on January 4, 2018 at the age of 91. She was retired from Gayfers as a buyer of children's and infants clothing and was involved in the Gayfer Girls. She loved to square dance with her husband and was an avid reader. Mrs. Gaines was a loyal member of Capitol Heights United Methodist Church for over 75 years and was a faithful Sunday school...
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Cynthia B. Alford

January 15, 1949 - January 4, 2018

Cindy (Burdell) Alford passed away on Thursday, January 4th. Visitation will be Friday, January 12th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Leak Memory Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Saturday, January 13 at 10:00am at the University Church of Christ on the Atlanta Highway. Survivors include her husband, Larry Alford, 3 sons, Wesley (Katie)of Taft, TN, Dr. David (Sherry) of Madison, AL, and Lee (Keri...
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Margaret M. Cook

August 30, 1929 - January 3, 2018

Margaret M. Cook, 88, passed away on January 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Jesse Lee Cook, parents, Forrest Conoley Madison and Naomi Norris Madison sister, Dorothy Madison Marshall, brother, James Forrest Madison and grand-daughter, Shelby Madison Weverink. She is survived by her children; Stanley Forrest Cook (Candy), Mark Allen Cook (Cathy), Lee Martin Cook (Karen) and...
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William Earle Hix

August 28, 1945 - January 3, 2018

William "Bill" Hix, age 72, passed peacefully in his sleep to join his wife of 50 years in Heaven, on Wednesday, January 3. A lifelong resident of the tri-county area, Bill graduated from Robert E Lee High School in 1963 before beginning his 40-year career as a highway engineer with the Alabama Department of Transportation. His love of life included his passions for playing softball, riding...
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Roland Arthur Hester

November 6, 1928 - January 3, 2018

Roland Arthur Hester, III, DDS, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, died on January 3, 2018, at the age of 89. He was a lifelong member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, where he served as chairman of the Diaconate and later on the Session and as Elder Emeritus. He served on the committee that started Trinity Presbyterian School and served on the original Board of the school. He taught Sunday...
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John Gary Johnson

September 16, 1939 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Geraldine Gillis Hofer

November 26, 1919 - January 2, 2018

HOFER| Mrs. Geraldine Gillis, 98, a longtime resident of Montgomery died in Cedar Bluff, Al January 2, 2018. Born in Louisville, Alabama on November 26, ,1919, she is preceded in death by her parents George Walter Gillis and Ella Foye (Thomas) Gillis, husband Earl Kenneth Hofer, sister Aileen G. Hall, and great granddaughter Isabella Weatherly Hofer. Mrs. Hofer is survived by sons Lloyd M. Hofer ...
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Clyde Curtis Scott

September 16, 1922 - January 1, 2018

Clyde Curtis Scott, 95, retired USAF SMS, resident of Montgomery, Alabama passed peacefully at his home on Monday, January 1, 2018.He was born in Goodlett, Texas on September 16, 1922 to Walter and Mary Scott. Clyde served his beloved military as a Senior Master Sergeant for 27 years before retiring to Montgomery, Alabama. His service took him to Europe, Korea, Greenland, Canada and many duty...
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Eloise Cook PARSONS

February 3, 1936 - January 1, 2018

Emily Eloise Cook Parsons, age 81, passed from this earthly life into the glory of heaven on Monday, January 1, 2018. Her strong will to live, unwavering faith in God's plan, and the love and prayer of family and friends carried her through a long courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Even in this, she truly had the most upbeat spirit and engaging smile. Eloise is preceded in death by her...
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Hubert Malcolm Furlong

January 6, 1928 - December 31, 2017

Hubert Malcolm Furlong along with his twin brother Herbert Ernest Furlong, were born at home January 6, 1928 in Troy, Alabama to Rufus Earl and Vera Mash Furlong. Older siblings were Earl Nathan Furlong and Marjorie Furlong (Oswalt). The family moved to Montgomery when the twins were young. Mr. Furlong enjoyed an idyllic childhood with family and friends. After attending Sydney Lanier High School...
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Matthew Eugene Israel

March 11, 1961 - December 31, 2017

Matt Israel, 56, of Prattville, Al., passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017, surrounded by his friends, John Simmons and Stevie Hines and his angel, Regina Wilson.He was preceded in death by his Father, Marco Israel and Brother Mark Israel.Matt is survived by his son, Gene Israel; grandson, Gene Gene Israel; mother, Bonnie Israel; Sisters, Bonita Harris, Christy (Mark) Israel and Susan (Danny)...
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Lula E. Douglas

April 8, 1933 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Mildred Lewis Rowlen

September 14, 1929 - December 30, 2017

Mildred Lewis Rowlen, age 88 of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. She graduated from Holtville High School, and retired from the State of Alabama Department of Public Safety. Mrs. Rowlen was a longtime member of Fairview United Methodist Church where she was a member of The United Methodist Women. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Joseph Alexander...
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Elizabeth Hurst Biebighauser

May 25, 1950 - December 30, 2017

Elizabeth Hurst Biebighauser of Montgomery, Alabama, loving daughter, sister, wife, and mother, died on December 30, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Biebighauser was born in Pensacola, Florida, the daughter of the late Edward Hunter Hurst, Brigadier General, United States Marine Corps, and the late Emma Randolph Elebash Hurst. She graduated from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia,...
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Audrey Jean Stowers

December 10, 1939 - December 30, 2017

Mrs. Audrey Jean Ollenbittle Stowers, 78, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Angels for the Elderly in Montgomery, AL. She was born on December 10, 1939 in North Tonawanda, NY, daughter of the late William Federick Ollenbittle and the late Ila Ruth Tyron Ollenbittle.Mom enjoyed a full life filled with many interests. As an Air Force wife she lived in many places but always...
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Helen Blanche Brannon

August 14, 1915 - December 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Rebecca Jane Huett

May 19, 1941 - December 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Jane Jane Huett

May 19, 1941 - December 29, 2017

HUETT, Rebecca "Jane" Hall (Age 76), a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, December 29, 2017. Jane was preceded in death by her father, John W. Hall, her mother, Myra Pouncey Metcalf, brothers, John E. Hall and J.C. Hall, sister, Sara Hall Wayshak, and son-in-law, Jim Sasser. Jane leaves behind her loving husband of 58 years, LTC ...
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Louie H. Cox

April 30, 1958 - December 28, 2017

Louie H. Cox, Jr, 59, of Montgomery, Al., passed away peacefully on December 28, 2017 after a brief illness. Louie was born in Okinawa, Japan, April 30, 1958 to Louie Sr. and Barbara (Hannah) Cox. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Fredrick Cox; his youngest sister, Louann Cox and his father, Louie H. Cox Sr.Louie was a 1977 graduate of Jefferson Davis High School. He was also an avid...
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Elna Grace Rowell

January 1, 1924 - December 27, 2017

Elna Grace McGough Rowell, 93, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017. Grace "Gracie" was born January 1, 1924 in Crenshaw County Alabama to Robert and Virgie McGough. Gracie married Frank H. Rowell Sr. in 1943 and resided in Montgomery, AL. She was a kind soul and enjoyed spending time with her family. Her hobbies included camping, dancing, concerts and playing...
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Myrtle Blocker Eady

July 30, 1931 - December 27, 2017

Eady, Myrtle B. (Pat), of Montgomery, AL, passed away on December 27, 2017 at the age of 86. She graduated from Murphy High School in Mobile, AL in 1949, married William Charles Eady on February 21, 1953, and was a member of Eastmont Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, William Frank Blocker and Demaries Evans Blocker; sister, Myrtice Abel; and husband, William Charles Eady...
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Cecil Merritt Cork

June 29, 1940 - December 26, 2017

Cecil Merritt Cork, 77, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert Cecil and Irene Myers Cork as well as his only sibling, William T. Cork. He is now survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Delores Freeman Cork and two daughters, Wendy Cork Sheehan (Patrick) and Christy Cork Beerse (Danny). He is...
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Benjamin Anthony Hagler

February 17, 1970 - December 25, 2017

Benjamin Anthony Hagler, 47, of Montgomery, passed away at home on December 25, 2017. Ben was born on February 17, 1970 in Montgomery, to Joe and Katherine Timmerman Hagler. He is survived by his wife, Lindsey Smith Hagler, his parents, and his brother, William "Bill" Hagler, all of Montgomery. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Ruby and Otis Hagler and Lillian and Frank Timmerman....
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Irma Wright Lisenby

November 11, 1949 - December 24, 2017

LISENBY, Irma Wright, 68, died Sunday, December 24, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born on November 11, 1949, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Eileen Wright. Left to cherish her memory: Her devoted friend, husband, confidant, companion, and all around "side-kick", Jimmy Lisenby; her children, J.C.Lisenby and KayLynn Birch & Keith Lisenby and Kellie Lisenby...
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Thomas J. Azar

February 19, 1933 - December 23, 2017

Thomas J. Azar, 84, of Montgomery, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017.A Rosary will be held on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at St. Bede Catholic Church at 10:30AM, with a funeral mass to follow at 11:00AM.Burial will follow at Greenwood Serenity Gardens.
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Kenneth Richard Jakeman

March 12, 1944 - December 23, 2017

Kenneth R. Jakeman, 73, of Hope Hull, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017.Mr. Jakeman was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Velma Jakeman, and his little brother, Bruce Jakeman.He was a retired CW4 with 20 years of service in the Army, retired with 30 years of service with IBM and retired with 20 years of service with the State of Alabama's ISD division. He also served as a Reserve...
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Steven Arthur Lincoln

November 30, 1955 - December 21, 2017

Steven Arthur Lincoln, 62, died Thursday, Dec. 21. at Jackson Hospital. Steve was born on Nov. 30, 1955 in Denver, Colorado to Arthur and Rosanne Lincoln. In 1979, Steve graduated from Memphis State University (University of Memphis) with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After years of working in real estate and development, Steve opened his own motorcycle business, MT Customs, in 2005....
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Jacqueline Dickens Parquette

January 2, 1929 - December 21, 2017

Jacqueline "Jackie" Dickens Parquette, 88, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away peacefully at home December 21, 2017 surrounded by family.Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 2pm at First United Methodist Church of Montgomery located in Cloverdale Park with minister Karl Stegall officiating. Visitation will be from 1pm to 2pm at the church.Jackie was preceded in death by...
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Raymond Crum Boykin

April 23, 1921 - December 21, 2017

Raymond Crum Boykin, Sr. died December 21, 2017. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific theatre. Boykin was an Elder Emeritus at Trinity Presbyterian Church and also the founding Headmaster at Trinity Presbyterian School. He was born April 23, 1921 to Chollet Berney and Sallie Clyde Crum Boykin. He was preceded in death by his daughter,...
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Eeron Williams Grant

May 22, 1919 - December 20, 2017

Eeron Williams Grant, 98, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 20, 2017, with loved ones by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Gertrude Williams; one brother, four sisters, and one granddaughter. She is survived by her children, Annette (Steve) Roberts, Jimmy (Donna) Grant, Connie (Donnie) Butts; grandchildren, John Mark (Merideth) Davis, Amanda (Blake)...
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Ruth Grindle Thompson

December 15, 1928 - December 19, 2017

Ruth Grindle Thompson, 89, passed away on December 19, 2017. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband, McDuffie Thompson, brothers Frank "Bo" Grindle and Walter David "Buddy" Grindle, Jr.Mrs. Thompson is survived by her son, Walter (Tammie) Thompson and Joel (Ana) Thompson. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Ruthie Thompson, Victoria Thompson, John Michael Thompson, JoAna...
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Mary E. Fuller

August 8, 1935 - December 19, 2017

FULLER, Mary Evelyn Gates (Lee), 82, a resident of Montgomery, Alabama, died Tuesday, December 19, 2017, after a brief illness. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Norman Harrison "Pete" Lee and Charles Wilbur Fuller, and her parents, Estelle Moorer Gates, and Chris Elvin Gates, Sr. She is also preceded in death by her four brothers, Chris Elvin Gates, Jr., Carl Jordan Gates, James Emmit...
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Kevin Glackmeyer

October 15, 1956 - December 19, 2017

Kevin Glackmeyer, beloved husband, father, son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, friend and photographer passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on December 19 following a brave, 10-month battle with cancer. Born October15, 1956, Glackmeyer's lifelong passion for photography began when he received his first camera at the age of 14. At the time of his passing, he was employed as the chief...
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John David Bass

February 20, 1977 - December 18, 2017

John David Bass of Mobile, beloved son of Bill and Melinda Bass, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2017, at the age of 40. David graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1995 as the valedictorian. After graduation from high school, he attended the University of South Alabama where he received a master's degree in Physical Therapy. David was an avid Alabama fan and enjoyed coming home to...
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Nora Green Beasley

December 15, 1913 - December 17, 2017

Nora Green Beasley, 104, died Sunday December 17, 2017. Ms. Beasley was preceded in death by her husband, James Beasley; sisters, Pearl Green Dawson, Alice Green Kicker; brothers, Carson Green, Joe Green, Winifred Green, and Tom Green. She is survived by a sister, Euince White; nephews, Lawrence Dawson and David Beasley; nieces, Jerry Godwin, Jo Ann Burt, and Judy Brown; and a host of Great...
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Charles Edward Moseley

September 30, 1939 - December 17, 2017

Moseley, Charles Edward, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on December 17, 2017 at the age of 78.He was preceded in death by his parents, Thurman P. Moseley and Francis Lucille Moseley; and brother, Thurman P. Moseley Jr.Mr. Moseley is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen Lois Moseley; daughters, Patricia Moseley-Root (Ray Root), Renee Moseley Rigsby (Terrill Rigsby), Sandy Moseley Beasley ...
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Barbara Ellen Lommen

June 26, 1941 - December 15, 2017

Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen, age 76, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away December 15, 2017. She was born on June 26, 1941 in Rock Island, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents, Merle and Mable Elliot Merreighn, brothers Douglas and Rocky Merreighn. She is survived by her husband, James "Jim" Lommen, three daughters, Cynthia Suarez (Alexander) Lesinger, Lisa Suarez McVay, Jamie...
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Thomas Andrew Baker

June 8, 1964 - December 13, 2017

Thomas Andrew Baker, 53, of Montgomery passed away on December 13, 2017. Andy was a member of the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, where he worked with the youth and worked with the sound at the church for many years. With his dedication to the church, he also had a servant heart where he would assist the youth to clean up areas around Montgomery.A memorial service will be held on Sunday,...
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Eunice Hicks McCormack

December 13, 1932 - December 13, 2017

Eunice Hicks McCormack, 85, passed away on her birthday December 13, 2017. She was a resident of St. Petersburg Florida for past 10 years. Mrs. McCormack was born in Brooksville, Fl., where she attended Hernando high school graduating in 1951 after which she moved to Montgomery Alabama to marry the late Broyce McCormack. He preceded her in death in 2007. She is survived by her daughter Lynn...
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Jean Rollings Jackson

May 18, 1941 - December 11, 2017

Jean Rollings Jackson, 76, of Montgomery, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017.She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Jackson and parents, Dr. and Mrs. H.H. Rollings.Jean is survived by her husband, Ivy L. Jackson, and son, Jeff Jackson. A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel beginning at 10:00AM, with a graveside service to follow at 11:00AM at...
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Samuel Edgar Robinson

July 6, 1948 - December 11, 2017

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Berta Ruth Kelley Anderson

April 6, 1925 - December 10, 2017

Berta Ruth Kelley Anderson, 92, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel from 10:00-11:00, with a funeral service beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow the services in Greenwood Cemetery. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Toonie and Janie Pool Kelley; siblings, David Kelley,...
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Melba Studdard Melton

March 13, 1928 - December 10, 2017

Melba Marie Studdard Melton, 89, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017. Melba was a loving wife, sister, mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Oakley Webster Melton Jr. and her brother Dwight Studdard. She leaves to cherish her love and memory her five children: Ree Smith (Sage), Oakley Melton III (Diane), Marcia Hudson ...
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John Lindsey McKinnon

April 23, 1953 - December 10, 2017

John Lindsey McKinnon, 64, a resident of Deatsville, AL, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Leak Memory Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery. John was preceded in death by his parents, Robert D. McKinnon, Sr. and Ruby Snider McKinnon; and...
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Misty Japarks Runyon

September 16, 1979 - December 8, 2017

Misty Japarks Runyon of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on December 8, 2017 at the age 38. Misty had a Bachelor's of Science RN and enjoyed scuba diving, avid reading, junior league, antiquing, shopping, crafting, concerts, event planning, and was a home maker and Amazing Aunt.She was preceded in death by her brother, Jonny Japarks; uncle, Harold Olsen; grandfather, Rolf Olsen; maw maw, Jean...
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Mildred T. Jackson

May 9, 1921 - December 7, 2017

Mildred Thomas Jackson, 96, of Montgomery, passed away on December 7, 2017. She is survived by her two sons, Rick Jackson and Kenny Jackson (Janice); two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a niece and nephew.A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 1:00pm until 1:45 pm at Leak Memory Chapel, with a graveside Celebration of Life at 2:00pm in Greenwood Serenity...
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Martha K. EILAND

October 9, 1922 - December 7, 2017

Mrs. Martha Kirkland Eiland, of Montgomery, AL passed away on December 7, 2017 in Prattville, AL after experiencing a brief illness at the age of 95.Mrs. Eiland was born on October 9, 1922 in Dale County, AL to Andrew and Annie Kirkland. At the age of 9, after her mother passed away during an extremely difficult period of time that the rural people in her community were experiencing, was moved...
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Hazel Virginia Farmer

August 24, 1926 - December 6, 2017

Hazel Virginia Farmer, 91, of Montgomery, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion Houston Farmer, and parents, Charlie E. Wilson and Mamie Mae Wilson, and several brothers and sisters.Hazel is survived by her son, Donald G. Farmer; daughter, Pamela Farmer Cooper ( David); granddaughters, Candice Lashon Miller Cook and Sierra Michelle Cooper; three...
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Bobbie Sue Hutsler

January 4, 1935 - December 6, 2017

Bobbie Sue Hutsler, passed away on December 6, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Bonnie Courtney (Chuck), She was preceded in death by her son, Richard E. Bruster. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Christine Courtney, Laura Bruster-ElSherbiny (Mohammed), Matthew Bruster, John Bruster, and Robbie Bruster and one great grandchild, Omar.The family wishes to thank Dr. Larry Williams...
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Robert Edward Messer

October 12, 1931 - December 6, 2017

MESSER, Robert "Bobby" Edward died December 6, 2017. He was born October 12, 1931 in Montgomery Alabama. He was a United States Navy veteran, retired from Bell South, an avid hunter, fisherman and gun lover. Mr. Messer is predeceased by his parents Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Messer. He is survived by his Wife of 64 years, Perla B. Messer, son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Becky Messer, and step...
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James Leonard Martin

September 12, 1934 - December 5, 2017

MARTIN, JAMES L., SRJames L. Martin, Sr., age 83, of Montgomery, died suddenly Dec. 5, 2017. He is survived by his High School sweetheart, Lois Smith Martin; Son, Jimmy (Janice) Martin; Daughter, Vicki Martin (Buzz)Sawyer; Grandchildren, Trey Martin, D.J. Ryals, Amy and Wesley Sawyer; Great Grand Chrildren, Taylor, Brent, T.J., Aubrie, Ethan, and Bodhi Martin and Caden Sawyer. He was owner...
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Carolyn Tuttle Prahm

May 17, 1918 - December 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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JoAnne Alexander Farrell

May 15, 1946 - December 3, 2017

JoAnne A. Farrell, 71, of Montgomery, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip J. Farrell; father, Henry S. Alexander and mother, Edna E. Alexander.Mrs. Farrell is survived by her children, Deanna Kell and son, Charles Shaddix II; brother, Steve Alexander(Gina), and sisters, Jackie Alexander DiPofi (David) and Sue Alexander Johnson (Robert) and many...
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Melba June Wiley

May 12, 1922 - December 2, 2017

Melba J. Wiley, 95, a resident of Montgomery, died Saturday, December 2, 2017. Her visitation will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 12 Noon at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her funeral service at 1:00 PM, with interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Born May 12, 1922 in Decatur, Alabama, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel P. Wiley, Jr. She is survived by her son,...
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John Steven Lehman

December 27, 1955 - December 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Thomas E. Peeks

December 5, 1923 - December 2, 2017

Peeks, Thomas Edwin (Ed), 93, a resident of Montgomery for the past 50 years, died peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Hattie "Vivian" Peeks, his children Ken Peeks of Chelsea, Debbie Hackett (Dan) of Montgomery; his five grandchildren, Brad Peeks (Jenny), Daniel Hackett, Shawn Nicol (Daniel), Jennie Sellers (Thomas), and John Peeks (Rachel),...
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Russell Wayne Huggins

March 5, 1952 - December 1, 2017

Russell Wayne Huggins, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on December 1, 2017 at his home here in Montgomery. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Hazel Huggins. He is survived by his sons, Jeremy (Kaila) Huggins and Joshua ( Stephany) Huggins; his daughter Ashley (Ken) Carter; and several grandchildren: Tucker and Karoline Huggins, J. T. Huggins, Casidy Huggins, Emma...
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Charlotte Cook Collum

November 25, 1959 - December 1, 2017

Charlotte Cook Collum, 58, of Montgomery, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017.She was Preceded in death by her father, James Cook; mother, Mary Whitaker; sisters, Susan Burgess, Pam Cook; sister in law, BJ Stephens; nephews, Michael McDonald and Chris Walter.Charlotte is survived by her husband, Perry Collum; daughters, Amanda Collum, Brooke (David) Smith, Connie Markwell; grandchildren,...
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Pauline G. Blackburn

August 30, 1922 - November 30, 2017

BLACKBURN, Pauline G., 95, a Lowndesboro resident, died Thursday, November 30, 2017. Visitation will be held Monday, December 4, 2017, at 10 am, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by a Graveside Service at 11 am, in Greenwood Cemetery, with Rev. Ray Wells officiating. Preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Davis Blackburn, Sr., she is survived by her son, Lynn D. Blackburn, Jr. (Joan);...
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Tracey Dianna Watters

February 7, 1961 - November 30, 2017

Mrs. Tracey D. Watters, of Montgomery, AL passed away on November 30, 2017 at the age of 56. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and worked for Aronov Realty, with former employment at Alfa and Colonial Mortgage Company. Tracey loved spending time with her grandkids. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, crocheting blankets, spending Saturday morning shopping at the Farmers Market,...
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Cumi G. Lehmann

February 19, 1922 - November 30, 2017

Cumi Goodson Arnold Lehmann passed away peacefully at her home, Thursday, November 29, 2017. Ms. Lehmann was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Callie Goodson; Brothers Pershing, Joe and Jimmy Goodson and Sisters Nell Guy and Teenie Bowers. She is survived by her son Jake (Sandra) Arnold, daughter Carol Stanley; grandchildren Jacob (Stephanie) Arnold, April Arnold, Jason Stanley, and...
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Richard Carter Thompson

July 8, 1948 - November 29, 2017

Richard Carter Thompson, 69, of Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Griffith Thompson and mother, Mildred Carter Thompson.He was a retired Chief Warrant Officer in the Army National Guard.Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ethelyn Morgan Thompson; sister, Jan Thompson; brother, Leland Thompson; children, Laura Page...
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Geraldean Elkins Simmons

December 2, 1933 - November 28, 2017

SIMMONS, Geraldean E., 83, of Montgomery, passed away on November 28, 2017, following a lengthy illness. Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, December 4, 2017, at 10 am, at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Montgomery, with Visitation beginning at 9 am in the church hall. Burial will follow at 2 pm Monday in Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham. A registered nurse, Mrs. Simmons was active in...
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David Morgan Wray

September 25, 1945 - November 27, 2017

Mr. David Morgan Wray, Sr., passed away on November 27, 2017. He was a beloved husband, father and friend. Mr. Wray was preceded in death by his parents; Morgan Leon Wray and Mother Jeannette Vinson Wray. He is Survived by wife Jewell Wray, son David Wray Jr., daughter April Wray Blair (Eddie), Grandchildren Morgan Wray (Kaila), Mason Wray, Madison Duncan, Mary Esther Duncan, Jackson Duncan;...
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Howard Leon Jones

June 15, 1933 - November 24, 2017

Howard Leon Jones , 84, of Pike Road, Al., passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with Alzheimers.Born in Birmingham, Al. Enlisted in the Navy at age 20 and served as a medical corpsman for the Marines in the Korean War, Aka "Doc" to his comrades. On November 19, 1955 he was married to the love of his life, "Yolanda" of Burbank, California. They were married 62 years.Howard was the...
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Lois B. PAYNE

May 13, 1923 - November 24, 2017

Mrs. Lois Braswell Payne of Montgomery, AL entered into rest on November 24, 2017 at the age of 94. She was the wife of the late Samuel Lewis Payne, daughter of Dempsey and Ella Braswell, and sister to the late Cora B. Coats, Aline B. Huckabee, and Mildred B. Hothan. Mrs. Payne was born in Sweetwater, Alabama but resided in Montgomery, Alabama most of her life.In her business career she worked...
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Marietta Bolling Russell

September 9, 1936 - November 23, 2017

Marietta Bolling Russell of Pike Road died on November 23, 2017. Services will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Monday, November 27 at 11:00. The Reverends, Tim Meadows and Ashley Davis will conduct the service. Marietta was retired from the banking industry after many years of loving service to her clients. Before illness took its toll, Marietta was an active member of the community of Pike Road...
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Bernice Kelley

September 25, 1935 - November 22, 2017

Bernice Rollins Kelley, 82, went to be with her Savior on November 22, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Charles A. Rollins and Idazee Rollins and a brother, Charles N. Rollins. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, George; four children, Carolyn (Craig) Overman, Linda (Gary) Cook, George (Kristi) Kelley, and Bob Kelley; seven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and one...
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James Floyd Bishop

September 25, 1939 - November 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Gwendolyn Boles Warr

April 28, 1942 - November 18, 2017

Gwendolyn Boles Warr, 75, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017.She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, James W. Warr II and daughter, Alyce South.Mrs. Warr is survived by her son, James W. Warr III; daughter, Cristin Jo Morris (David); brother, James Jordan and grandchildren; Taylor, Lauren, Gwen Kathryn, Isaac and Isaiah and son in law, Keith South.A visitation will be held...
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Shirley Ann Sellers

November 24, 1940 - November 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Betty Ruth Smith

November 9, 1930 - November 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Winnie Peal Honeycutt

November 11, 1923 - November 12, 2017

Winnie Jones Honeycutt of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away Sunday November 12, 2017 at home. She was 94.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 13, 2017, First United Methodist Church, Montgomery, AL with Ben McDavid officiating. Burial will follow in the Meadowlawn Cemetery in Enterprise, AL with Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery AL directing.The Family will receive friends at...
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Stephen Daniel Chambers

July 5, 1961 - November 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Millard Brown

January 11, 1924 - November 10, 2017

Millard Harson Brown, 93, passed away on Friday, November 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Annie Brown and his beloved grandson, Kenny Wayne Berry.Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Brown, and daughter, Doris Davis.A visitation will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel with a Celebration of Life service to begin at 2:00PM....
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Harry Robinson Brantley

March 31, 1957 - November 10, 2017

Harry Robinson Brantley, of Montgomery, AL passed away unexpectedly in his home on November 10, 2017 at the age of 60. Harry loved the Lord and is with Him now. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and went on to obtain his Bachelor of Science in History from Auburn University Montgomery, where he also made the Dean's list. Harry enjoyed photography, computers, gardening, Bible study, rock...
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William Britton Howard

June 8, 1937 - November 10, 2017

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, William Britton "Britt" Howard, went to be with his Lord on November 10th. He was born June 8th, 1937 in Goshen, Alabama to Norman and Kathleen Howard. Britt is survived by his wife, Jan Cooper Howard; his children, Russ (and Jennifer) Howard, Lynda (and Rick) Knotts, and Holli Oliver; his grandchildren, Matt, Alyse, Andrew, Katie,...
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Robert Darrin Adams

October 11, 1964 - November 8, 2017

Robert Darrin Adams departed this earth and returned to his heavenly home on November 8, 2017. His devotion to his family and his strong belief in God supported him in life and gave him peace.Darrin was born to Robert Wilson and Glenda Bence Adams in Alexander City, AL on October 11, 1964. He was a member at Frazer United Methodist Church in Montgomery, AL. He was also active in the Christian...
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Clarence Reginald Lee

May 1, 2017 - November 8, 2017

Clarence R Lee, age 88, passed away Wednesday November 08, 2017. Clarence served in the United States Air Force for 28 years, and then went to work at The Alabama League of Municipalities for an additional 20 years. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Michi Seto Lee and son R. Justin Lee. He is survived by his son Kenneth W. Lee (Lynne) and daughter Regina Lee Barron, seven...
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Gelia Joy Pettus

October 13, 1928 - November 6, 2017

Gelia Joy Pettus, 89,went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Monday, November 6, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel Marcus Pettus, Jr.; father, Hubert Frazier, Sr.; mother, Leona Stringer Frazier; brother, Hubert Frazier, Jr.Mrs. Pettus is survived by her sons, Keith Allen (Teresa) Pettus and Gary Lee (Kathy) Pettus; grandchildren, Neal Garrett Pettus (Erin), Lauren Pettus Harrell ...
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Dorothy Heisler Lancaster

October 24, 1923 - November 5, 2017

Dorothy (Dot) Heisler Lancaster died on November 5th, 2017 in Panama City, Florida. She was the third daughter of the late Herman E. and Betty Lewis Heisler, born October 24th, 1923 in Elmore County, Alabama. She was the last survivor among her parents and eight siblings. She was raised on the small family farm and attended public school in Elmore Co. She graduated from Wetumpka High School...
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Harold Edward Meeks

February 2, 1925 - November 4, 2017

Harold Edward Meeks, 92, passed away peacefully at home on November 4, 2017.He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Kim Meeks; brother, Wm."Billy" Meeks. Mr. Meeks is survived by Jo, his wife of 68 years; children, Ingrid Meeks Macdonald, Ramona Meeks Sasser (Tyler), Summer Meeks Goray (Dair), and brother, Robert Adair Meeks; grandchildren, Ian Macdonald (Carly), Tigh Macdonald Rotanno ...
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John Charles Howell

March 24, 1997 - November 3, 2017

John Charles Howell Jr., 20, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank E. Howell, Sr. He is survived by his father, John C. Howell, Sr.; mother, Barbara Gayle Howell; brothers, Hunter Howell and Andrew Somhurst; step-brother, Michael Collins; grandmother, Sally Howell; grandmother, Shirley Atwell; grandfather, Jerald Pierce; sisters, Montanna...
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Nella Glenn Skinner

January 28, 1936 - November 3, 2017

Nella Jones Skinner, 81, of Montgomery passed away November 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Ethel Jones; sister Carlotta Taylor; two brothers; her husband, Robert Wade Skinner; son Cody Wade Skinner; and daughter Lori Skinner-Thomas.Nella Jones Skinner is survived by three children, Karla Skinner (Donnie) Heuman; Leigh Ann Skinner (David) Joyner; and Margaret...
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Gerald Len Vogel

June 6, 1955 - November 3, 2017

VOGEL, Gerald Len "Jerry", 62, a Montgomery resident, died Friday, November 3, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 10 am, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by a Celebration of His Life at 11 am, with Rev. Walter Albritton officiating. Interment will follow in Alabama Heritage Cemetery. Jerry was preceded in death by his father, Billy Vogel; brother, Keith Vogel; & half...
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Brenda Leslie Rylant

November 24, 1944 - November 3, 2017

Brenda Joyce Rylant, age 72, of Montgomery, went to be with her Lord on November 3, 2017. Brenda grew up in north Birmingham, the oldest of six children. She was more than just the oldest sister, she was like a second mom to her siblings. A beauty queen and one of the most popular students at Phillips High school, Brenda caught the eye of Mickey Rylant and married him on May 29, 1965. She...
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Teri Leigh Nichols

November 13, 1951 - November 2, 2017

Teri Leigh (Dickey) Nichols, 65, of Montgomery passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017.She is predeceased by her father George C. Dickey, Jr.; grandparents, George C. and Epsie J. Dickey, Sr; Clarence R. and Mae Dene Trousdale; Brother, Robert "Bobby" Dickey; Mother-in-law, Louise S. Nichols. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Joe Nichols; son, Michael Scott Nichols; mother, Patricia...
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Mary Frances Speed

February 7, 1930 - November 1, 2017

Mary Frances Speed, 87, of Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude Elmer Williams and Mary Evelyn Williams; her husband James Preston Speed, Jr.; and her two sisters, Claudette Smith and Sandra Chupik.Mary Frances Speed is survived by two children; Donna (Keith) Ross and Butch (Tonya) Speed, as well as grandchildren; Emily (William)...
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William Alton Nutt

June 13, 1934 - November 1, 2017

William (Billy) Nutt, 83, went to heaven on November 1, 2017 in Gulf Shores, Al. Rev. Nutt was a long time resident of Montgomery, Alabama and a long time member of Southlawn Baptist Church. He graduated from Howard College (Samford), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY. He was a retired minister of Goshen Baptist Church and Millry Baptist Church. He was also retired from the...
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Helen Floyd Bryant

June 25, 1930 - November 1, 2017

Helen Floyd Bryant passed away on November 1, 2017 at the age of 87. She was born on June 25, 1930, a daughter of the late James M. Sr. and Grace Floyd.Helen was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann and Marjorie; and two brothers; James M, Jr. and Kenneth.Helen is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Elaine and James Entrekin; two grand­ children, Pam Meeks and Sabrena Ferry; grandchildren,...
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Sarah Inez DeRamus

December 9, 1921 - October 28, 2017

Sarah Inez DeRamus, 95, of Montgomery, Al passed away on October 28, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents W.A. and Mamie Graham, husband James C. DeRamus, sisters Margie Fomby and Dorothy Elder. She is survived by her son William DeRamus (Kim) of Bradenton, FL. Sister, Joan Dryden of Montgomery, granddaughters Melissa Anthony (John) of Alabaster, Al and Jennifer Shank (Jason) of...
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Pauline Annie Poole

December 23, 1927 - October 27, 2017

POOLE, Pauline "Polly", a Montgomery resident, died Friday, October 27, 2017. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 1 pm, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her Funeral Service at 2 pm, with Larry Armstrong officiating. Preceded in death by her husband, Billie Poole, and her parents, Paul D. and Annie P. Smith, she is survived by her daughters, Pam Williams (Eddy), Bonnie...
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Mark Elihu London

September 22, 1956 - October 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Mae Carrol Avinger

April 27, 1926 - October 27, 2017

Mae Carrol Gordon Avinger, 91 of Hope Hull, Alabama passed away peacefully at home on October 26, 2017. She is survived by her daughters Cindy (Ricky) Brooks and Dawn (Robert) Williams, five grandchildren Beth Smith, Rob Williams, Bo Williams, Marcy Colombini, Faye Lantz, and thirteen great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her step-daughter Kathy (Steve) Beck and two step-grandchildren,...
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