Virginia Martin Smith

Virginia Martin Smith

Heaven welcomed Virginia martin smith, February 26, 2021. Mrs. Smith was born in Chilton County, November 30, 1932, to now deceased parents Jennie and Bernie Martin, and she leaves behind two loving daughters Patricia Smith Kovalchick and spouse Edward Kovalchick, and Margaret Smith Lovelady. After her marriage March 8, 1949, to Milton Smith, she spent her early years as a homemaker, and then worked for the State of Alabama, where she retired and resided in Maylene in later years. Besides…

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Richard “Opie” Overton

Richard “Opie” Overton

Richard “Opie” Overton, age 65, of Vandiver, AL passed away Monday, February 22, 2021. He is preceded by his parents, Denver and Pearl Overton; brothers, Wayne Overton and Denver C. Overton. Opie is survived by his brother, Mike A. Overton of Vandiver, AL; sisters, Elaine Bulger of Florala, AL and Marie Crim of West Blocton, AL; and a host of nieces and nephews. There will be a private service for the family at a later date. In Lieu of Flowers…

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Jeffrey Alan Cummings

Jeffrey Alan Cummings

Jeffrey Alan Cummings, age 56, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 in Birmingham, Al. He is preceded in death by his father, James Bruce Cummings; sister, Kathy Lynn Cummings; and grandparents, Frank and Hazel Cummings and Marvin and Verla Mae Harrell. Jeffrey is survived by his mother, Evelyn Gail Cummings; sister, Jana Leigh Cummings; brother, James Brandon Cummings; niece, Morganne Bailey Jones; and nephews, Seth Parker, James Blake Cummings and Jaydon Broc Cummings. There will be a Celebration of life…

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Pamella Ann Smith Ban “Sunshine”

Pamella Ann Smith Ban “Sunshine”

Pamella Ann Smith Ban “Sunshine” was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky on June 6th, 1963 to her late parents, Eileen Dehning and Donovan Smith. Pam, as she was called by all of those who knew and loved her, leaves behind her devoted husband, Jeffrey Ban, along with their two children, Justin Ban (Anna) and Kristin Otts (Joshua). She was also a wonderful grandmother to, Grayson Otts. Pam was the only sister to her four brothers, Donnie, Eddie, Kennan and Chad,…

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Timothy S. Talton

Timothy S. Talton

Timothy S. Talton went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 14, 2021. Tim was a graduate of B.B. Comer High School. He was also a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. After leaving the Navy he worked as an HVAC Tech. for many years until his retirement. Tim also loved caring for his dog, Princess. Tim will be greatly missed. Tim is preceded in death by his parents, Hilda June Matthews & Benny Joe Talton. Tim is survived…

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Arthur Ellis Higdon

Arthur Ellis Higdon

Arthur Ellis Higdon of Alabaster, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021. He was born in Birmingham, Al. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ellis and Margaret Higdon and his brother, Luther H. Higdon. Arthur is survived by his brother, William Higdon (Loraine) and sister-in-law, Inez Higdon. Other survivors include several nieces and nephews who have many wonderful memories of the time they spent together. Arthur will be remembered as the long-time owner and operator of Arthur’s Coiffeurs…

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Mattie Standifer Picklesimer

Mattie Standifer Picklesimer

Mattie Standifer Picklesimer died at age 68, surrounded by her loving husband,  son, daughter-in- law, grandsons,  sisters, sister-in-law,  and nieces and a nephew on Valentine weekend, 2021. The family was able to spend the last day, in and out of the hospital peacefully with Mattie. Valentine morning her Son was there with her when she went to meet her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Mattie was preceded, in death, by her Mother and Father Dan and Connie Standifer, of Alabaster, Al. Mattie was…

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Gary Edward Elliott

Gary Edward Elliott

Gary Edward Elliott, 86, of Alabaster, Al. passed away Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, the son of William (Bill) and Treasure Elliott. Gary attended both Auburn University and Western Kentucky University. At 19, he began his career with Moore – Handley Hardware Co., and retired after 50+ years with the company. He was an Army Veteran, who served his country in Korea. He was proud to become an American Citizen in 1981. Gary served…

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Laurie Lynn White “Lolli”

Laurie Lynn White “Lolli”

Laurie Lynn White “Lolli,” 59, of Hoover, AL passed away peacefully at home Thursday, February 11, 2021. A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2021. There will be a visitation from 4pm-5pm and a brief  memorial service to follow from 5 pm -6 pm in the sanctuary at Bluff Park United Methodist in Hoover, AL. The church has graciously agreed to live stream the service for those who can not attend in person. Laurie was born…

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Charlotte Maxwell Richter

Charlotte Maxwell Richter

Charlotte Maxwell Richter, age 76, passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 in Alabaster, AL. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Sr. and Mildred Maxwell; son, William Conway; brothers, John Maxwell and Clyde Maxwell Jr; and sister, Donna Norris (Maurice). Charlotte is survived by her loving husband, Lawrence “Mac” Richter; daughter Wanda Jaskowiak (Mike); son, David Conway (Connie); sisters, Diane Stallings (Jere), Joanne Anthony, and Brenda Calhoun. Services will be held at a later date.