Ronald E. Upton

Ronald E. Upton

Ronald E. Upton, 71, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was born in Carrolton, Illinois on July 1, 1947 to the late Roy Harold Upton and Mamie Marie Upton.  Mr. Upton was preceded in death by his brothers, Donald H. Upton and Reginald D. Upton.  He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rebecca Upton, daughter Megan DeShazo (Cameron) of Vestavia Hills, Alabama; and two sons Jon Upton and Andrew Upton, of Calera, Alabama; six grandchildren; as well…

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Tom McCully

Tom McCully

Tom McCully, 70,  passed away March 12, 2019 after a long, hard- fought illness.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Donna, and his three children: Marla, Joshua (Tiffany) and Elizabeth (Taylor Striplin).  He also leaves behind his beloved granddaughters: Kendall and Kirin McCully.   He was preceded in death by his parents, Everette Reid  and Kistla McCully, of Meridian, Mississippi and older brother Timothy McCully of Houston, Texas.  He was retired from BellSouth after 30 years.  Tom was a long-time member of Oak Mountain Presbyterian…

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Mark R. Luehmann

Mark R. Luehmann

Mark R. Luehmann, age 62, of Alabaster, Alabama, formerly Downers Grove, IL, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. He was a veteran of the Army, a Medic stationed in Korea (Vietnam era) and former research assistant at UAB. He was hooked on computers and technology. He enjoyed collecting, music, and photography. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruth Luehmann and Lincoln Luehmann, and brother, Bill Barrow.   He is survived by his son, Christopher R. Luehmann (Mandy)…

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Thomas Alan Goodwin

Thomas Alan Goodwin

November 4, 1952 – March 8, 2019 Thomas Alan Goodwin, age 66, of Alabaster, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019.  He is predeceased by his parents, William Carl and Betty Jean (Paxton) Goodwin; and brothers, Tillman Goodwin and William Eugene Goodwin.  He is survived by his loving wife, Connie Croegaert Goodwin; daughters, Peggy Cochran (Bill) and Tracy Gilliland (David); and grandchildren, Jackson, Haley, Alana, River, and Adelaide.  A visitation will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 12:00…

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Tommie Patricia Stephenson

Tommie Patricia Stephenson

June 16, 1940 – March 8, 2019 Tommie Patricia Stephenson, age 78, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019.  Tommie is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Maggie Lawley; husband, Hoyett Scott, and her daughter, Darlene Coggins.  She is survived by her husband, Curtis Stephenson of Montevallo, Alabama; daughters, Diane Scott (Barry) of Montevallo, Alabama and Holley Hicks (Walter) of Birmingham, Alabama; grandsons, Roger Lynn Coggins, Jr. (Rachael) of Clanton, Alabama and Hoyett Dailey of Montevallo, Alabama; great…

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Larry Paul Harwell

Larry Paul Harwell

Larry Paul Harwell March 15, 1966 – March 4, 2019 Paul, as he was known to friends and family, passed away peacefully the morning of March 4, 2019 at his home after a very brief battle with cancer. Services will be held Friday, March 8, 2019 at Charter Funeral Home in Calera, AL. Visitation for family will be from 10:30-11 a.m.  Friends and family will be received from 11-1. Services will begin @ 1 pm followed by interment at Pelham…

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Frances Carter

Frances Carter

Frances Carter passed away at home with family and her cat by her side on February 28, 2019. She was born July 31, 1928. She lived a long fulfilled life. She was married to the love of her life, Buster, for 72 years. They had 4 children. She loved many things, some included: flowers, cats, shopping, gardening, cooking/baking, sewing, going in service, conversations sitting on porch. Those left to mourn her include: her daughter Lisa; grandchildren Stephanie, Wade, Will; son-in-law…

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Yuvon Cox

Yuvon Cox

September 21, 1925 – February 28, 2019 Yuvon Bellmon Cox (Bon Bon), age 93 of Alabaster, passed away on February 28, 2019. She was an only child born to Orpha Crane and Charles Bellmon in Red Rock, OK.  At the death of her mother, she moved to Somerville, TX, in 1929 to make her home with her aunt and uncle, Carrie and Earnest Moore. She attended Somerville schools, graduating in 1942. She attended Blinn College, Texas State College for Women…

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Edwin Israel

Edwin Israel

Edwin Israel, of Swepsonville, North Carolina, gained his wings and went to be with the Lord, Friday, March 1, 2019. He is survived by his son, Stephen Israel; daughter, Megan Israel; grandchildren, Trent, Brycen, and Kaitlyn Bowman; and sisters, Sherry Rush and Becky Belcher. Edwin is preceded in death by his parents Edgar and Alice Israel. He will be laid to rest in Sturgis, Mississippi.

Beverly Joyce Coffee

Beverly Joyce Coffee

Beverly Joyce Coffee, age 76, of Wilton, Al. passed away in March 1, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Earl Coffee and her son, Kenneth Eugene Coffee. She is survived by her daughters, Tammy Smith (Larry), Debbie Moreland (Glynn); son, Keith Coffee; grandsons, Roger Smith (Danielle), Wesley Coffee (Cassie), Mark Smith (Michelle), Wade Coffee (Amy) Cody Coffee (Heather) and  David Moreland; granddaughters, Kenya Glover (Josh), Kayla Moreland (Kelsey), Kenslie Massey and Ashlie Coffee (Casey) ; sister,…

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