Jimmy W. Fraser

Jimmy W. Fraser

Jimmy W. Fraser, age 72, of Pelham,  AL, went to be with Jesus, Saturday, May 20, 2017,  He put Jesus first in his life, then his wife and children. His children and grandchildren meant the world to him and he was a loyal friend.  He was predeceased by his parents, Carrie Eagar and Bill Fraser. His survivors include his wife of 54 years, Linda Fraser; daughters, Rose Fraser, Teresa Lee (Scottie) and Amy Fraser; brother, Junior Fraser (Nanette) and their daughter, Valerie Luesse…

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Richard Douglas Chamberlain, Sr.

Richard Douglas Chamberlain, Sr.

Richard Douglas Chamberlain, Sr., age 73, of Vestavia, AL, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Richard proudly served his country in the U. S. Air Force.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Glenda Creel Chamberlain.  His survivors include his wife, Betty Hawkshead Chamberlain;  children, Ritchie Chamberlain (April) and Andrew Chamberlain (Kelcei); sisters, Margot Ewers and Nancy Schave; Lee Chamberlain; grandchildren, Noah, Luke and Samuel Chamberlain and other family members.  A visitation will be 6-8 pm, Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at North Shelby Baptist Church. …

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Larry “Tex” Swaney

Larry “Tex” Swaney

 Larry “Tex” Swaney, age 75, of Jemison, AL, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017.  He was predeceased by parents, Numie C. and Elma M. Swaney; 5 brothers and 2 sisters.  He leaves behind his wife of 11 years,  Wanda Davis Swaney; children, Todd Mackay,  Bruce Mackay and Andrea Davenport and their spouses;  brothers, James “Cowboy” Swaney (Judy) and John Swaney (Sue); sisters, Faye Tyndall (Jessie) and Lou “Boots” Perry; 6 grandchildren; 1 great granddaughter and 1 great grandchild due in December and numerous nieces,…

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Marion Dorsey “Fritz” Hand

Marion Dorsey “Fritz” Hand

Marion  Dorsey “Fritz” Hand,  Age 87, of Pelham, AL, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017.  He proudly served in the U. S. Air Force in the Korean War. He was employed by the Texaco Corp. retiring in 1989 after 35 years. His hobbies include model railroading and  wood working.  Fritz  was active with the Boy Scouts of America  and received the Silver Beaver Award. His survivors include his wife of  62 years, Gloria Duncan Hand; children, Kurt Fritz Hand, Donna Hand Guevara (Boya) and…

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Billy Ray Compton

Billy Ray Compton

 Billy Ray Compton, age 74, of Montevallo, AL, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017.   He lived a full life  and was adored by his children, grandchildren and many friends.  He was predeceased by his wife, Jackie Compton.  His survivors include his children, Doug Compton and Terri  Compton; grandchildren, Clayton Compton (Megan), Hayden Compton, Kyle Purvis and Braden Compton; great grandson, Cade Compton and a host of other family members.  A visitation will be 11-12 noon, Friday, May 12, 2017 with a Funeral Service…

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Chester J. Puckett

Chester J. Puckett

Chester J. Puckett, , age 90, of Pelham, AL, he graduated to Heaven Monday, May 8, 2017.  He  proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during the World War II in the Occupation of  Japan. Chester was a sweet soul with a humble heart but most of all was  a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was predeceased by his first wife, Willodean Puckett, son, Paul Puckett; step-son,  Dale Winfrey and brother, Ed Puckett.  His survivors include his wife…

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Lynder G. Henry

Lynder G. Henry

Lynder G. Henry, age 83, of Alabaster, AL, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017 He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy “Dot” Henry; sons, Paul Edward, Donald Ray and John Thomas Henry; Parents, Mancy L. and Mary E. Henry; brother, David L. Henry and sister, Frances Whitfield. Lynder was retired from Nelson Brantley Glass Corporation, Birmingham, AL.   His survivors include Daughter, Patricia Lindy Massey (Michael Shawn); grandsons, Jonathan Dallas Henry and Ryan Patrick Henry (Meagan); granddaughter, Toni Mikael Massey and great grandchildren, Mason Ryan,…

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Lance Donald Hutchison

Lance Donald Hutchison

 Lance Donald Hutchison, age 56, of Alabaster, AL, went to be with Jesus Thursday, May 4, 2017.  His first love was his faith and his family-adored his niece, nephews and great niece.  Lance was the most humble man you would ever meet. He loved Alabama Football, Dr. Who and gardening.  He was predeceased by his father, Lonza Hutchison and  aunt, Christine Strange.  His survivors include his loving mother, Rachael Swink; brother, Daniel Hutchison; sisters, Lisa Hutchison and Robin Hooten; niece, Margaret Barashes; nephews, Joshua…

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Mary Walton

Mary Walton

Mary Walton, age 81, of Calera, AL, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017.   She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Sylacauga and loved to go camping in Cades Cove in the Smokey Mountain National Park, TN.  She was predeceased by her parents, Ben and Novis Tate; sister, Vergie  Washington and grandson, Ronald “Cary” Walton, Jr.  Her survivors include her husband of 63 years, Gary Walton; children, Ricky Walton, Ron Walton, Sr.  (Pam) and Debra Landers…

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Nadine Garrett Joiner

Nadine Garrett Joiner

Nadine Garrett  Joiner, age 85, of Shelby County (Columbiana), AL, peacefully departed this life, ascending to a beautiful place called Heaven Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Nadine is now resting peacefully in the eternal, and while she is not here with us physically, her sweet-loving spirit continues to fill our hearts.  She was a loving daughter to her late parents, Wilton C. and Clara Belle West Garrett of Shelby County.  She is predeceased by husbands, Willie Jordan Pate and Jackie Lee Work and sister, Willie…

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