Our Obituaries

Judy Elizabeth Rittenour

December 8, 1944 - September 27, 2017

Rittenour, Judy Elizabeth (Duncan), age 72, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at her home in Montgomery, Alabama, September 27, 2017. Judy is survived by her daughters Elizabeth H. Staten (Tony), Amy Leigh Ingram (Robbie), Carol Ann Matthews (Jay), and Irmy Fonville (Dennis); grandchildren Carrie Matthews (Ira Bacani), Anthony Staten, Amber Persons (John), Robert May, Frances...
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Warren Howell Caldwell

December 10, 1954 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Floyd Everett Bailey

December 8, 1933 - September 23, 2017

Floyd Everett Bailey, 83, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away peacefully on September 23, 2017 surrounded by his family.Mr. Bailey is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Betty Jean Ward Bailey; son, Audie Wilton Bailey (Susan); daughter, Dawn Fain ( Jimmy); brother, James Bailey (Audreynette) of Omega, Ga.; sisters, Kaye Metcalf and Lynda Moorman (Raleigh), both of Tifton Ga, and sisters in...
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Robert H. Broadway

April 13, 1942 - September 22, 2017

Robert Hayward Broadway, 75, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017.He was preceded in death by first wife Billie Jean Broadway and most recent wife Mary Ann Sanders Broadway and his parents Julian and Bertha Broadway and his brother, William Broadway. He is survived by his son, Robert Broadway, daughter Kelly Broadway and step daughter Dawn Sanders Rines, his grandsons Taylor Thomas, Tyler...
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Frank Wayne Ott

September 3, 1940 - September 21, 2017

Ott, Frank W. Sr., of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on September 21, 2017 at the age of 77. Mr. Ott was a retired Fireman with the City of Montgomery and dedicated nearly 50 years of service to East Montgomery Dixie Youth Sports.He was preceded in death by his father, William Ott; mother, Ida Ott; and son, Jimbo Ott.Mr. Ott is survived by his wife, Virginia Ott; children, Frank Ott Jr. (Lisa)...
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James C. Hollon

December 18, 1921 - September 19, 2017

HOLLON, James C., 95, a Montgomery resident, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Visitation will be held Monday, September 25, 2017, at 1 PM, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by his Funeral Service at 2 PM, with Dr. Lester Spencer officiating, and burial to follow in Oakwood Annex Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Bessie Leigh Hollon; his parents, Kirby and Mattie Pearl...
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Roy Allen Andrews

August 10, 1934 - September 19, 2017

Roy Allen Andrews, 83, of Elmore, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017.Roy is preceded in death by his father; Jason Andrews, mother; Ruth Andrews, brothers; Montee, George, William, Joe, Robert, Henry, Thomas, Ed and Fred Andrews, a daughter; Joyce Lambreth.Roy was a parts manager for Harley Davidson in Montgomery for over 25 years.He is survived by his sons; Michael(Kelly) Andrews and...
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James Cromarty Parker

January 8, 1949 - September 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Lehman Benjamin Easterling

May 15, 1942 - September 17, 2017

Leham Benjamin Easterling, Jr., 75, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 17, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jill Margaret Easterling; parents, Lehman Benjamin (Doc E) and Margaret Hopkins Easterling; Brother Allen Metcalf Easterling. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Glenda Till Easterling; son, Ben Easterling, III, and his wife Catherine...
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Randolph Benjamin Moore

February 11, 1944 - September 16, 2017

Randolph "Randy" Benjamin Moore, III, 73, went to be with our Lord and Savior the 16th of September, 2017. Randy was a lifelong resident of Montgomery, Alabama and was loved and adored by family and friends. He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Randolph Benjamin Moore, Jr., and Mary Campbell Moore, as well as his sister, Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Coale. He is survived by his loving...
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Julia Berry Smith

July 19, 1922 - September 15, 2017

Smith, Julia Berry, 95, died September 15, 2017. She was born July 19, 1922 in Montgomery, Alabama. She passed away after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her husband and hero, Charles Gillis Smith. She is survived by her two daughters, Wynnette Smith and Sharleen Smith. She adored her nephew, Clinton C. Berry (Marcia), and nieces, Linda B. McCurdy (Mac), Margaret B. Lowder ...
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Dorothy S. Willard

May 8, 1932 - September 13, 2017

Dorothy Strickland Willard. 85, of Montgomery, met her Lord and Savior on September 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Charles Willard; her parents John and Nannie Strickland; and daughter, Susan Madderra. She is survived by two sons, Bill Willard and Kenny (Susan) Willard; three grandchildren, Eric (Brandi) Madderra, Kevin (Jackie) Madderra, Stephanie Willard; two...
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Richmond Pearce Morrow

December 30, 1947 - September 13, 2017

MORROW, Richmond Pearce "Ricky", 69, a Montgomery resident, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. He will be remembered most for his never-ending devotion to his family and friends, generosity, love of outdoors, and Auburn Football. He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed competing in many bass tournaments. Mr. Morrow was preceded in death by his father, Claudie Richmond...
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Jenelle Witcher Watson

December 20, 1926 - September 12, 2017

Jenelle Witcher Watson, a resident of Montgomery, AL was born December 20, 1926 in Coweta County GA. to William Brewer Witcher and Amelia Crawford Witcher and died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at her home. A service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2017, at 2:00pm CT at Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL with vistations being Saturday, Sep 16, 5-7pm and Sunday, Sep 17, 12:30-2pm. The service...
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Harold Lee Anderson

April 10, 1930 - September 12, 2017

Anderson, Dr. Harold Lee, 87, a Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, departed this life peacefully on September 12, 2017, surrounded by family.Harold's crowning achievement in life was winning the hand of Opal Keys in marriage in 1953. Opal preceded him in death. Together they raised six children and were blessed with nineteen grandchildren. Six great grandchildren also survive "Papa". Harold...
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John Shores Kocher

November 16, 1942 - September 11, 2017

John Shores Kocher, 74, of Montgomery, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017.John was preceded in death by his father, Harry Harker Kocher and mother, Rebecca Shores Estes.He was a devoted husband, family man, and a committed Christian. He will be remembered for his integrity and humor.He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Susan Mason Kocher; son, Mason (Alex) Kocher; daughter, Caroline ...
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David Charles Merrill

June 9, 1949 - September 11, 2017

David Charles Merrill, of Grady, Alabama passed away on September 11, 2017 at the age of 68. Mr. Merrill installed ceramic tile, both residential and commercially, for 45 years. He also loved to hunt and fish. He was a huge Alabama fan and he also enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his grandkids. He was preceded in death by his father, Vonley Merrill; mother, Margaret Merrill; and sister...
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Katherine Hart Rainey

March 7, 1949 - September 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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David Brooks Bailey

May 6, 1932 - September 9, 2017

Mr. David B. Bailey, a lifelong resident and native of Cleveland Ohio passed away this week of natural causes, while traveling from his home in Tallahassee FL. to visit Montgomery AL. on Saturday September 9th, 2017. He had spent the last years of his life in Florida with his close friend of 40 years, Michael J. Weltman and wife Michelle. David was 85 years old. David's life started in...
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Laura Wilson Pope

December 27, 1920 - September 8, 2017

Laura Muriel Wilson Pope of Montgomery, Alabama, born December 27, 1920 and passed away on September 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Pope, parents, Ocie Mae & John Harvey Wilson, brothers, Ed, Charles, John, James and Tommy Wilson, sisters Mary Frank Swaringen and Betty Huff. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Pope Welch and Sandra Pope Hayes of Montgomery....
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Dale Keith Johnson

August 15, 1964 - September 8, 2017

Dale Keith Johnson, "Coach Dale", 53, of Montgomery, passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017. Dale was a big Georgia Bulldog fan, an Atlanta Braves fan, and coached baseball at East Montgomery for many years. He was a store manager for Firestone where he worked for more than 35 years. Dale is survived by his wife, Debra Ann Johnson, two sons, Kyle (Anna) Johnson and Ryan (Allie) Johnson, one...
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Louise Brady Stevens

December 13, 1930 - September 7, 2017

Louise Brady Stevens, age 86, of Montgomery, AL was born December 13, 1930, and passedaway Thursday evening, September 7, 2017.Louise was a dedicated homemaker. She loved children, she enjoyed good food and cooking,she liked music, and she loved her family, immediate and extended. She was very involved inher church, Eastern Meadows Church of Christ.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack...
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Joseph James Hannan

April 11, 1932 - September 6, 2017

HANNAN, Colonel (ret) USAF Joseph James "Jim" Hannan passed away with his family by his side on September 6, 2017. He was born on April 11, 1932, in Albany, New York, to Patrick Albert Hannan and Rosemary Callahan Hannan. He was a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, New York, graduated with a BS in Economics from Union College in Schenectady, NY and a Master in Business...
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Emmett Eugene Walker

July 26, 1925 - September 6, 2017

Emmett Eugene "Gene" Walker, 92, of Montgomery, a faithful servant of Jesus Christ, went to be with his Lord on September 6, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margaret Walker; daughter, Donna W. Apperson (Kenneth); son, Steven Walker (Sheri) ; grandchildren, Jarod, Braden (Jayne), Grant Apperson, Meg Tebbs (Jon), Kristen Howell (Ben), Amanda Walker, Andrew Walker (Allison); and 5...
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Laura Michelle Johnson

April 26, 1972 - September 5, 2017

Laura Michelle Williams Johnson lost her battle with cancer and died peacefully at home with her family in Montgomery, Alabama on September 5, 2017 at the age of 45. Laura is survived by her children; Raymond Paul Nobles, Jr (Katie), Brandon Nobles (Jessica), Amanda Nobles (Colt), Robert "Buddy" Johnson, and Robyn Johnson; her parents, Michael and Evelyn Williams; her grandson, Brantley Nobles;...
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Margaret Meriwether Tompkins

April 20, 1927 - September 5, 2017

Margaret Meriwether Tompkins, of Talladega, AL, passed away on September 5 at the age of 90. She loved her family, her church, and sewing.Maragret was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Farrior Tompkins; her son Ernest Farrior (Pete) Tomkins, Jr; and son-in-law, Myron Uptain.She is survived by her son, Frank Tompkins; daughter, Brenda Uptain; daughter-in-law, Sheralee Tomkins; 11...
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George Forrest Bailey

April 2, 1952 - September 4, 2017

George Forrest Bailey III, 65, a lifelong resident of Montgomery and a much adored husband, father, brother and friend, died Monday, September 4, 2017. He was a graduate of Jefferson Davis High School and Auburn University and recently was re tired after 33 years as natural resources section chief for Alabama State Parks.Forrest served honorably for 23 years as an aircraft ordinance mechanic with...
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Martha Fincher Welch

March 4, 1928 - September 4, 2017

Martha Fincher Welch, 89, a former resident of Montgomery, died Monday, September 4, 2017. Her visitation will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1 PM, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her Funeral Service at 2 PM. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Martha had retired from the State of Alabama with the Department of Motor Vehicle division. Preceded in death by her husband,...
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Thelma Carter Lachney

October 31, 1923 - September 4, 2017

Thelma Carter Lachney, 93, of Montgomery, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017.Her children and grandchildren were blessed to have her in their lives for so many years.She is preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Buford Lawrence Lachney.Mrs. Lachney is survived by her daughter, Laura Lachney, sons Johnny (Jan) Lachney and Robert (Leigh) Lachney; grandchildren; Lance (Tait) Lachney, Jeff ...
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Lendon Palmer Bolton

June 27, 1939 - September 2, 2017

Lendon Palmer Bolton, 78, of Montgomery passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. He is survived by his wife Judy York Bolton; his children Lendon C. Bolton "Chuck" and Jennifer Bolton Ethridge (Brian); grandchildren, Courtney, Matthew, Harris, and Ty Bolton, Jackson and Dawson Ethridge and great granddaughter Parker Lucy Bolton.Lenny...
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Frances Fitzgerald

April 26, 1927 - August 31, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald, 90, resident of Montgomery, died Thursday the 31st of August at Jackson Hospital surrounded by her family. Born in 1927, Frances was a life-long member of First Baptist Church and enjoyed a large community of friends. She was a sought-after bridge player, a lover of cats and the performing arts, and a dedicated Auburn football fan. She is survived by her two daughters, Susan...
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Frank Hickman Temple

May 28, 1929 - August 31, 2017

Frank Hickman Temple, 88, of Montgomery passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Mae Temple; son David Temple. He is survived by his son Joseph Allen Temple and his wife Donna Temple, granddaughter, Stephanie Anne Brown (Joshua), great grandsons, Trace Staten, Taylor Allen Staten; great granddaughter, Amelia Jane Brown; A niece Ann Johnston Henry and...
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James Murphy Faust

September 10, 1945 - August 29, 2017

James Murphy Faust, age 71, of Hope Hull, AL, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Mr. Faust was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Linda Williams Faust. Murphy truly lived out his marriage vows. He loved his wife both in sickness and in health. Murphy sacrificed his own health in order to care for her. Mr. Faust is also preceded in death by his parents, James Albert and Nobie...
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Allene H. Bolling

September 25, 1929 - August 29, 2017

Allene H. Bolling, 87, of Montgomery, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, after an extended illness.Allene is survived by her husband, Christopher Bolling of 18 years, 4 children, 2 stepchildren, 8 grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.A visitation will be held at 1:00PM, Friday, September 1, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel with a Celebration of Life to follow at 2:00PM....
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Bettye Lue Jackson

July 3, 1941 - August 28, 2017

JACKSON, Bettye Lue, 76, a resident of Montgomery, passed away peacefully Monday, August 28, 2017. Survivors include her husband, Willie J. Jackson; son, Glenn Jackson; daughters, Anjanette Jackson Martin and Adrienne Jackson Hall; & grandchildren, Courtney Martin, Corey Martin, Bryan Jackson, & Xavier Jackson. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 2, at 11 am, at New...
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Aubry Ellis Houlditch

February 1, 2007 - August 28, 2017

Aubry Ellis Houlditch, 10, a resident of Pike Road, AL, passed away on Monday, August 28, 2017. A Vigil of Life Celebration service will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Christchurch Montgomery. Dress for the vigil maybe scout uniform, Auburn gear, or colorful attire (red and yellow are Aubry's favorite colors). Funeral service and Holy Eucharist in Celebration of the...
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Ellen Elder Robbins

January 25, 1928 - August 26, 2017

ROBBINS, ELLEN ELDERMrs. Ellen Elder Robbins, 89, of Montgomery, AL, was born January 25, 1928, in Philadelphia, PA. She died August 26, 2017, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband Edwin Boyd Robbins and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Elder. Mrs. Robbins grew up in Tenafly, NJ, and attended Colby Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire. After leaving college she met her...
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Betty Pettus DeFee

June 8, 1925 - August 26, 2017

Betty Pettus DeFee, 92, of Montgomery, Al. passed away on August 26, 2017. She is predeceased by her husband of 71 years, J.T. DeFee, and Parents, Samuel Marcus Pettus and Leoda Pouncey Pettus. Betty was a longtime member of Dalraida Church of Christ where she served many years as a Sunday school teacher. She was a gifted seamstress and quilter; she loved to camp, where she was a member of the...
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John Thomas Baggett

December 24, 1943 - August 25, 2017

John Thomas Baggett, 73, of Montgomery, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father, Claude Baggett, mother, Lois Darby Baggett, sister, Irene Sears, and nephew, Robert Sears.John is survived by his sister, Jean Twilley Chancellor, nieces, Lynn (Larry) Faulkner, Debrah (David) Pritchard, Karen Sears, nephew David Twilley, great nieces; Katelynn, Sara and Megan...
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Edward L. Godbold

December 20, 1935 - August 24, 2017

GODBOLD, Edward Lewis, Sr. age 81 died peacefully at his home in Montgomery, Alabama on August 24, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents Lewis Henry Godbold and Mary Evelyn Pilcher Godbold, and his brother, David Mitchell Godbold all of Montgomery. Mr. Godbold is survived by his wife of sixty years, Mary Eleanor Williams; four children Edward Lewis Godbold, Jr. ...
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Martha Ann Wells

April 23, 1933 - August 24, 2017

Ann Wells (Martha Ann Douglas) went home to be with her Lord on August 23, 2017, where her loving husband, Gene, was there to meet her. She will be deeply missed by her children, Wanda Ellis (Mike) and Howard Wells (Jill); 5 wonderful granddaughters, Amanda Allen (Carl), Gracie Wells, Sarah Ellis, Claire Wells, and Aubrie Wells; and one very special great granddaughter, Kinsley Allen. Ann also...
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Marilyn Porath

July 5, 1955 - August 23, 2017

Marilyn Porath, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on August 23, 2017 at the age of 62. She worked for The United Methodist Church for 25 years. Marilyn enjoyed spending her free time with her Husband, Children, and Grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her father, John Eddie Redmon, brother, David Earl Redmon, and sister, Marth Redmon.Marilyn is survived by her mother, Edna Ruth Redmon,...
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Bennie J. Mann

October 21, 1943 - August 23, 2017

Bennie J. Mann, 73, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at his home. Bennie was the owner of B & J Grocery in Montgomery for 38 years. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Evelyn Mann, his children Tiffany (Zack) Mann, and Jay (Wendy) Mann and Kevin Hu. Brothers, Grady Mann and Robert Duet, and sister, Ann Mann, as well as a host of close friends and relatives.Visitation...
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James Sebastian Savelle

April 13, 1941 - August 22, 2017

Savelle, James "Jim" Sr., 76, of Hope Hull, Al, died on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Graveside funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:00pm. in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitations will be on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Leak-Memory Chapel. Mr. Savelle was born in Mississippi on April 13, 1941. He retired from the state of Alabama. Jim lead a full filled life with love...
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Arnold Coy Pledger

September 10, 1934 - August 22, 2017

Arnold Pledger, a retired Evangelist of over 55 years and a resident of Prattville, Alabama, Passed away on August 22, 2017 at the age 82.He was preceded in death by his wife, Sara and infant son, Arnold Paul.Mr. Pledger is survived by his children, Tim, Joy, Tom (Elaine), Jane, and Cindy; 7 Grandchildren; and 3 Great-Grandchildren.A Visitation will be held at Leak Memory Chapel in Montgomery,...
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Dorothy Kreis Golab

November 26, 1927 - August 21, 2017

Dorothy Kreis Golab, 89, passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. She was born in Montgomery, Alabama to Lessie Main and Jacob Martin Kreis. She attended public school until the 11th grade. She graduated from Margaret Booth School. She served as assistant clerk of the House of Representatives in 1965 -66. She returned to Huntingdon in 1963 graduating in 1967.Dot taught at Sidney Lanier High School...
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Alva Lucille Bender

October 13, 1919 - August 21, 2017

BENDER, Alva Lucille, 97, a Montgomery resident, died Monday, August 21, 2017. Visitation will be held Friday, August 25, 2017, at 1 PM, at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by her Funeral Service at 2 PM, with Rev. John Gaines officiating. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clayton Bender; her parents, Lucille Cone Cain and Alva Louis Cain; and four brothers, John, Winsett, Louis, and...
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Charles O. Hiyer

July 13, 1934 - August 19, 2017

Charles O. Hilyer, 83, passed away at a local hospital on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father Claude J. Hilyer, his mother Corine V. Hilyer, his wife of 48 years, Yvonne C. Hilyer and 3 brothers, Arland J. Hilyer, James T. Hilyer and Claude J. Hilyer. He is survived by his son Chris (Susan) Hilyer, Mathews, AL; brother Earl (Carolyn) Hilyer, Montgomery, AL; two...
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Walker Brandon Hobbie

September 24, 1966 - August 18, 2017

Walker Brandon Hobbie, 50, of Montgomery passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017.He is preceded in death by his father, Judge Walker Hobbie. Brandon is survived by his mother, Jackie Hobbie Sheppard, his two sisters, Wendy Hobbie and Brenda Hobbie (Steve) Taylor, his niece, Nicci (Bryan) Adams, a great nephew, Liam Adams, and aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members.Visitation will be held...
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Ann James Hall

May 14, 1927 - August 17, 2017

Ann James Hall, 90, of Montgomery, touched the face of God on August 17, 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Susan (Al) Smith; granddaughter, Lauren York (Paul) Tucker; great grandsons, Jonathan, Nolan, Micah and Bennett Tucker; and son-n-law, Joe York. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Billy E. Hall and daughter Carol Hall York.Visitation and memorial will be held on...
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Annie Garner McFarland

September 12, 1919 - August 16, 2017

Annie Ruth McFarland, of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away on August 16 at the age of 97.She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. McFarland; son, Tommy Bynum; parents, James and Mary Garner; and sisters, Carrie and Ruby.She is survived by her daughters, Mary Ann (Paul) Harshman, Lyndia Gray, Kathy (Lamar) Turner; grandchildren, Jared Hudgens, Jill Padgett, Cherle McKinney, Kimberly Lillich...
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Allen Douglas Harper

January 4, 1923 - August 15, 2017

Allen Douglas "Dubo" Harper, Jr., 94, died Tuesday, August 15 at his home. Mr. Harper was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Lucy Banks Harper. Dubo was born in Hattiesburg, MS, on January 4, 1923. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Douglas and Mary Tyrone Harper and two sisters, Mary Harper Downey and Catherine Harper Moffat. He attended Starke University School and Lanier...
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Barry Allen Nelson

November 18, 1964 - August 14, 2017

Barry Allen Nelson, 52, died Tuesday, August 14 2017. He was survived by his loving wife, Misty Curlee Nelson; three sons, Justin, Christopher and Bradford: his parents, George H. and Billie Nelson, Barry was a lifelong resident of Montgomery, He was a 1983 graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and a 1993 and 1997 graduate of TSUM. Barry was a kind and gentle person. He brought much love and...
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Darlene Robbins Rogers

March 7, 1939 - August 14, 2017

Darlene Best Rogers, 78, a resident of Montgomery, passed away Monday August 14, 2017. Funeral services will be held at Leak Memory Chapel with Visitation, Thursday, Aug 17th, 10:00am-11:00am followed by a Graveside Service in Greenwood Cemetery with Bro. Mike Northcutt officiating.She is survived by her 3 children, Patsy Best Smith, Phyllis Best (Jerry) English, and Victor Glen Best; step...
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Mary Margaret Barron

November 13, 1931 - August 14, 2017

Mary Margaret "Marge" Barron, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on August 14 at the age 85.She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyal M. "Jerry" Barron; parents, Jackson Hyer Montgomery and Sophia Bernadette Lepkosky; sisters, Geraldine Jarmillio and Jackie Garcia; and brother, John Montgomery.Marge is survived by her daughter and son in law, Leslie and Jerry Stopp; grandchildren, Katie ...
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Peggy Lynn Broadway Phelps

December 31, 1947 - August 14, 2017

Phelps, Peggy Lynn Broadway, of Mathews, AL, passed away on August 14, 2017. Mrs. Phelps graduated from Sidney Lanier High School and went on to attend The University of Montevallo.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, J. Gaston Broadway, Sr. and Lenora Barnett Broadway; and her father, Jesse Gaston Broadway, Jr. She was a member of Cloverdale Baptist Church.Peggy is survived by her...
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James Lamar Moody

August 26, 1986 - August 13, 2017

James Lamar Moody, Jr. 30, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 13, 2017. He is preceded in death by his mother, Pamela Ann Tucker, grandfather, Willie C. Moody, and grandmother, Johnnie Lee Moody. He is survived by his daughter, Hannah Estelle Moody, father, James Lamar Moody, Sr., and sisters, Kerry Moody Martines (David) and Christina Moody. A public visitation will be held on Tuesday,...
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Paul R. Berlin

October 13, 1953 - August 12, 2017

Paul Robert Berlin, 64, of Montgomery, Al, passed away on August 12, 2017. He is survived by his two sons, Jacob Berlin and David (Jennifer) Berlin. His brother Michael B. Berlin and his grandchildren, C.J. Smith, Austin Berlin, Abbi and Emma Berlin and Joby Berlin. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jerome and Selma Berlin.
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Jimmy Lee Moore

March 4, 1958 - August 12, 2017

Jimmy L. Moore, 59, passed away on August 12, 2017 after a 15 month battle with cancer.Jimmy was a graduate of Alabama Christian Academy and Faulkner University.Jimmy worked for a short time with Texas Instruments and then went on to a long career as a Service Manager with NCR Corp. When Jimmy was not working, he loved riding his Harley and travelling to Sturgis each year.Jimmy was preceded in...
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Richard Michael Solomon

November 24, 1956 - August 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Jim Frank Ryals

August 5, 1914 - August 7, 2017

Jim F. Ryals, 103, of Montgomery, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7, 2017.He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Euvene A. Ryals, of over 70 years; two daughters, Susan (John) York, and Paula (Carlton) Winton.,Grandchildren; Jennifer (Fred) Rogers, Lyndsay (Patrick) Anderson, Andrew Winton, Jessica Winton, and 5 great...
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Edwin C. Baxley

February 14, 1940 - August 6, 2017

Dr. Edwin C. Baxley, Jr., 77, a resident of Montgomery for the last 40 years, went Home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Ed was preceded in death by his wife and best friend, Wanda, and beloved parents, Ed and Evelyn Baxley. He is survived by his son, Ed Baxley (Heather); daughter, Sharon Windham (Jeff); and five granddaughters, Sarah & Rachel Baxley...
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Charles Louis Wilson

June 14, 1932 - August 5, 2017

Charles L. Wilson, 85, retired USAF, passed away on Saturday August 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby; daughter, Gladys Peavey; 2 siblings and 2 great grandsons. He is survived by one grandson, Howard (Lynn) Peavey; one granddaughter, Karen (Brad) Pratt; 3 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, one brother and sister-in-law.Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August...
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Greatha W. Fendley

March 23, 1922 - August 4, 2017

Greatha W. Fendley, 95, of Montgomery, Al., passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017, at John Knox Manor I. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Carrie Williamson; a brother, A.B. Williamson and her sister Janice McNamara.She is survived by her husband, John F. Fendley; two daughters, Shelia (Fleetwood) Rice and Debbie (Johnny) Hargrove. Grandchildren; Eric Magnus, Brett(Lacey) Magnus...
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John Marx Shirley

January 21, 1933 - August 3, 2017

John Marx Shirley passed away in his home on Lake Martin, Eclectic, AL on August 3, 2017, at the age of 84. John was born in Anniston, AL and retired from GMAC in Montgomery, AL.He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Shirley.John is survived by his daughters, Melody Ann (Jeffery) Gober and Vicki (John Harrel) Owens; grandchildren, Christopher Gober and Madison Gober; brother-in-law,...
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Imogene Victory Cantrell

February 19, 1927 - August 3, 2017

Imogene Victory Cantrell passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 in Montgomery, AL. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lynchmore Cantrell; parents, Otis and Melvenia Victory; brother, Horace Victory; and sister, Ramona Simmons. She is survived by her children, Berry Cantrell (Heidi) and Martha Faulkner (Ernie); grandchildren, Bjorn David Cantrell (Stephanie) and Melissa Montelongo; great...
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Letha Rogers Pugh

October 17, 1921 - August 3, 2017

Pugh, Letha Rogers, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on August 3, 2017 at the age of 95.She was born in Dothan, Texas on October 17, 1921, to J.W.B and Etta Ivie Rogers. After graduating from Clyde High School in Texas, she went on to attend Howard Payne College in Brownwood, Texas, where she received Bachelor' s Degree. Letha retired from St. Margaret's Hospital as a Medical Records...
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Laura Tresslar Cottle

April 4, 1927 - August 1, 2017

Cottle, Laura Tresslar ("Toni") passed away on August 1, 2017 at the age of 90. A Visitation will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 1:00pm-2:00pm with Pastor Reed DePace of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Graveside Service to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Cottle was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh L. Cottle; parents, Merton and Carolyn Lacy Tresslar;...
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John Latimer Howard

November 18, 1920 - August 1, 2017

HOWARD, John Latimer, joined his wife, Winnie, of 67 years, at the feet of Jesus on August 1, 2017. He was born November 18, 1920, in Pell City, Alabama, to Annie Argent Elizabeth Jones Howard and Oscar Lee Howard. He is survived by his three daughters, Martha Jo Brooks (Larry), SuEllen Dunlavey (Dean), & Lisa Lee Jenkins (Mark); seven grandchildren, Laura Pass (Garrett), Clay Brooks, Ben...
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Roy McDaniel Reynolds

December 16, 1940 - July 31, 2017

Roy McDaniel Reynolds, 76, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, July 31, 2017. He will be remembered for his faith in God, his love for his family, his church, and his friends. Roy loved doing anything with his family, Alabama football, and watching his grandson, Logan play sports. Roy is survived by his high school sweetheart, best friend, and loving wife of 55 years, Mary; children,...
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Roxie Irene Dailey

December 10, 1948 - July 30, 2017

Roxie Irene Dailey, of Montgomery, AL passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the age of 68.She was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother. Irene retired from the State of Alabama with the Alabama National Guard as Executive Secretary to the Adjutant General.Irene was preceded in death by her parents, O.W. (Bill) Holmberg and Mable Carr Holmberg; grandparents, Hardie Carr and...
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Johnathan Everett Trusty

March 1, 1958 - July 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Jean Farr Holmes

March 13, 1929 - July 29, 2017

Holmes, Jean Farr, 88, a resident of Montgomery, AL, died peacefully Saturday, July 29, 2017 at a local hospital. A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00AM at Frazer United Methodist Church on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Funeral services will follow at 11:00AM from the Chapel at Frazer United Methodist Church with Rev. John Ed Mathison officiating. Family graveside services will be held at 2:00PM...
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Julia Grace Connally

June 25, 1923 - July 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Cynthia Louise Barron

September 4, 1957 - July 26, 2017

BARRON, Cynthia Louise "Cindy", 59, a Tallassee resident, died Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Family and friends will follow Route 10 in Greenwood Cemetery, and gather for her Graveside Service at 11 AM, Sunday, July 30, 2017. She is survived by two sisters, Deborah Lynn Downey and Brenda Estes, and a brother, Wayne Barron (Sandy). Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel,...
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James Thomas Wood

March 21, 1941 - July 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Kathryn Lucille Langston

June 30, 1931 - July 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Paul S. Handmacher

August 15, 1945 - July 26, 2017

Paul S. Handmacher ("Tall Paul"), 71, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday July 26, 2017. Paul was a native of Atlanta, Ga. and was a 1968 graduate of the University of Georgia, where he played football. After a brief time in Atlanta, Paul and his wife Barbara moved to Montgomery, Al when Paul began his 30+ year career in the automotive chemical industry. He was an active...
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Wanda Pender

October 12, 1927 - July 25, 2017

Wanda Lovett Pender, a resident of Hayneville, Alabama, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Pender; and eight Siblings. Ms. Pender is survived by her two daughters, Nelda Pender Arant (Richard) and Yvonne Pender Little; four grandchildren, Tammy Arant Marshall (Matt), Jason Little (Kelli), Bruce Little (Rebecca), and Tiffany Arant Wynn (Mark);...
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James Kenneth Jarman,

August 5, 1940 - July 23, 2017

JARMAN, James Kenneth, Sr., "Ken", 76, a resident of Montgomery, died peacefully Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Wilson & Marie Turner Jarman, and grandson, Gunter. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Judy Rhodes Jarman; daughter, Kris Rodgers (Randy); sons, Ken, Jr. (Pam), Robert, & Danny (Debbie); grandchildren, Randall (Leslie), Rachel ...
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Phyllis Bednarz

January 20, 1961 - July 23, 2017

Phyllis Sealy Bednarz, age 56, passed away in Montgomery, AL on Sunday, July 23, 2017. She is preceded in death by her father, Walter Lomax Sealy. She is survived by her spouse, Mathew Bednarz, her daughter, Madison Bednarz, her mother, Martha Sealy, and her brother, Phillip Sealy. A visitation will be held at Leak Memory Chapel on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 5:00-7:00PM. A Celebration of Life...
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Rebecca Ann Quillin

March 4, 1944 - July 21, 2017

Rebecca Ann Quillin, age 73, passed away Friday, July 21, 2017. Visitation will be held from 10-12:00 PM, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel. Graveside service will follow at 3:00 PM in Birmingham, AL at Elmwood Cemetery with Rev. Ed Deabler officiating. Survivors include her children, Clint (Tammy) Quillin, Kelley (Humberto) Lopez; grandchildren, Christopher Quillin, Marie Quillin,...
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Julia Ann Davis

December 10, 1942 - July 21, 2017

Julia Ann Davis, age 74 of Eclectic, AL, passed away with her family by her side on Friday, July 21, 2017.Visitation will be held from 12:30-2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Leak Memory Chapel. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM with Pastor Chris Pinney officiating followed by the burial at Greenwood Serenity Cemetery. Judy was a dedicated and loving mother to Debbie and Memaw to her...
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Darl Winford Olive

February 19, 1958 - July 20, 2017

Darl Winford Olive, age 59, passed away in Grady, AL on Thursday, July 20, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Carolyn Olive; his brother, Kenneth Wayne Olive; his grandmother, Mary Ellen Wingard; and his grandparents, Rupert and Lois Olive. He is survived by his child, Candace McAuthor; his grandchild, Devon McAuthor; his siblings, Mike Olive, Jenice Hornsby (Wendell), and...
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Winston Douvard Hornsby

July 15, 1953 - July 18, 2017

Hornsby, Winston "Butch", CSM, U.S. Army (Ret.), 64, a resident of Lowndesboro, AL, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 2:00PM - 3:00PM at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by graveside services at 3:00PM at Greenwood Cemetery. Butch retired from the United States Army at the rank of Command Sergeant Major. He then worked as a Financial...
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Gwendolyn Eloise Mathews

October 15, 1929 - July 18, 2017

Gwendolyn Eloise Mathews, age 87 of Montgomery, AL, passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. She was a lifetime member of Eastmont Baptist Church, and she loved her family dearly. Mrs. Mathews was preceded in death by her husband, John Benjamin Mathews; grandson, Michael Shay Sealy; and her brother Earl Gardner. Survivors include her children, Ron (Amber) Mathews, John (Connie) Mathews, Sandi ...
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Peggy Milburn Brown

March 18, 1946 - July 17, 2017

Brown, Peggy MilburnPeggy passed suddenly on Monday afternoon, July 17, 2017 in a local hospital in Montgomery after a series of health problems. She was born March 18, 1946 in Morristown, Tennessee and preceded in death by her parents, Albert Archibald Milburn and Mary Virginia Jones Milburn. She graduated from Central High School in Chattanooga and attended University of Tennessee Knoxville,...
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Joel Edward Stokes

December 19, 1938 - July 17, 2017

Joel Edward Stokes, 78, of Montgomery, AL passed away on July, 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred & Fannie Stokes; brothers, Virgle and Harold Stokes; and nephew, Chris Waller.Joel is survived by his wife, Shelia Stokes, children, Leiser (Jamie) Sisk, Joey (Adam) Sowell, & Joshua (Stephanie) Stokes; grandchildren, Tanner Sisk, Maya Stokes, & Aiden Sowell; brother,...
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Louise Lester Church

December 23, 1929 - July 16, 2017

Louise Lester Church, age 87, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away Sunday July 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband Bill H. Church, parents, Ruth Bodiford Lester, Dewey Lee Lester, sisters, Sarah Lester McMullan, Lee Lester Willett, and Frances Lester Kendrick. Mrs. Church is survived by her son Richard L. Nooney and daughters Katherine L. Church and Brenda G. Church, four grandchildren,...
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Beall T. Rodgers

November 2, 1923 - July 16, 2017

Beall Thornton Rodgers, 93 of Montgomery, touched the face of God on Sunday, July 16, 2017.She is survived by one sister, Lois Morgan(Roger), sister in law Francis Thornton, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Rodgers, and parents, two sisters and three brothers, Edith, Martha, Billy, Buck and Roy.Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017...
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Johnny Mack Adkins

September 8, 1949 - July 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Willonell McQueen Lavender

December 2, 1922 - July 14, 2017

Willonell McQueen Lavender, 94 of Montgomery, touched the face of God on July 14,2017. She is survived by her daughter, Derilyn Lavender Lee (David); daughter-in-law, Tess Lavender Thorsberg; grandson, Robert Michael Lavender (Moriah); two great-grandsons, Art and Sam Lavender; one sister, Doris McQueen; and many beloved nieces and nephews.She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years,...
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Rose Marie Price Johnson

July 13, 1932 - July 14, 2017

Rose Marie Price Johnson, age 85 of Montgomery, AL was born on July 13, 1932 and passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She was a member of Wares Ferry Road Baptist Church. Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Walter Glen Johnson; her parents, William A. Price and Lena Reynolds Price; her son, Larry Wade Johnson; her siblings, Irene (Earnest) Blackwell, Alice (Erby)...
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Thelma Cherry Wysong

January 24, 1928 - July 12, 2017

Wysong, Thelma G., a resident of Montgomery, AL died Wednesday, July 12th, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Effie George, her first husband Arthur R. Cherry, her second husband Howard Wysong, her sister Marion Wilkerson, brother Jeffery George, and daughter Kathryn Godwin. She is survived by her sister Lydia Nanney, children Ron Cherry, Richard Cherry, and Carol Moore,...
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Loretta Denny Conklin

May 4, 1918 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Leak Memory Chapel, Montgomery, AL.
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Ronald A. Shaw

July 20, 1946 - July 10, 2017

Dr. Ronald A. Shaw, M.D., was born on 07/20/1946 in Toledo, OH. Since the age of six, he wanted to be a doctor and pursued that dream. He graduated from the University of Toledo and Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, MO. He served in the US Air Force at Maxwell AFB. He went to Birmingham and started his career at Baptist Montclair and served 4 years. Then joined Caraway...
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Charles Rhett Ellis

June 25, 1939 - July 10, 2017

Charles "Rhett" Ellis, age 78, of Montgomery, AL passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. Ellis and Frances Allport Spann. He is survived by his daughter, Sonya Ellis Kaufman (Trey); sister, Elaine Ellis Rutledge; and his granddaughter, Kaitlyn Renee Kaufman. Rhett attended Frazer United Methodist Church where he so enjoyed the music and...
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Helon Shell Brantley

September 4, 1926 - July 9, 2017

Helon Shell Brantley, 90, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 9, 2017. She was born September 4, 1926, in Montgomery AL, to Maggie Lee Beam and Byron Baker Shell. She lived most of her life in Montgomery before moving to Columbus GA, where she lived for the last 8 years. In Montgomery, she attended Sidney Lanier High School, and she was retired from Montgomery Baptist Medical Center, where...
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Elizabeth E. North

August 10, 1930 - July 9, 2017

North, Elizabeth E., 86, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Leak Memory Chapel. Burial will take place at a later date at Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene T. North; brothers, Raymond Lindsay and Ed Lindsay; and...
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Spencer Charles Shoults

August 7, 1977 - July 8, 2017

Spencer C, "Spin" Shoults, age 39, formerly of Birmingham passed away Saturday, July 08, 2017 from a five year battle with melanoma. He was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School & Carver Creative and Performing Arts Center in Montgomery, Alabama in 1995 and received his BFA in Photography & Printmaking from the University of Montevallo in 2001. Spencer's talents were many,...
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