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George William Roy, Sr

George William Roy, Sr

The Honorable, George William Roy Sr., long time mayor of Calera, Alabama, made his peaceful transition on Saturday, July 13, 2019, surrounded by those he loved. He was born in Helena, AL, on February 10, 1928 and moved to Calera after the death of his father in 1933. He joined the Navy in 1944 at the age of 16 and served his country in the Philippines in the 5th Fleet aboard the YG30 where he eventually became commander of the…

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Kenneth “Larry” Cobb

Kenneth “Larry” Cobb

Kenneth “Larry” Cobb, age 70, of Harpersville passed away on July 1, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Walker Cobb and Willie Mae Pettus Cobb. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jane Cobb; sisters, Doris Patrick, Janie Schwartz (Dave) and Helen Bowman (Roy); brothers, Charles Cobb and Billy Cobb; nephews, Buddy Meseroll, Steve Patrick, Scott Patrick, Robbin Cobb, Ken Cobb, Greg Bowman, Brent Bowman, Colby Mitchell, Wesley Mitchell, Craig Snyder and Chris Snyder;…

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Cruz William Marcus

Cruz William Marcus

Cruz William Marcus, 3 months, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Al, with his mommy and daddy by his side. Baby Cruz was born March 23, 2019 to Miranda Marcus of Jemison, Al and Trent Glosson of Brierfield, Al. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Broc Wilson and Coy Glosson; sister, Brailee Wilson; maternal grandparents, Janice Frost and Ned Patterson; paternal grandparents, Lisa Elton and Steve Glosson (wife: Tina); Maternal…

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Brandon Kurtis Wright

Brandon Kurtis Wright

Brandon Kurtis Wright, age 35, passed away Saturday. June 29, 2019, in Alabaster, Al.  He is survived by his mother Denise Schneider (Jeff); brother, Wesley Wright (Lindsay); step-brother Jeffery Schneider; step-sister, Angela Schneider; nieces; Ella Wright and Evie Wright; and  aunts, Monica Reed and Lisa Wilt. Brandon’s services will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Charter Funeral Home; Visitation will be at 5 pm followed by a service at 7 pm.

Hildred Cross Swann

Hildred Cross Swann

Hildred Cross Swann, 78 a lifelong resident of Cahaba Valley was called home by the Good Lord on Thursday, June 27th 2019 following a brief illness.  Hildred was born July 17th 1940 to the late Gordon and Thelma (Ashworth) Cross.She was a proud homemaker and a loving mother to her four children. She loved to travel, having visited all 50 states in her lifetime. Her love of travel was only exceeded by her love for her home and family. She…

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Hulbert Van Rensselaer Barringer

Hulbert Van Rensselaer Barringer

Hulbert Van Rensselaer Barringer, passed away peacefully at his home in Birmingham, AL, at the age of 83, on June 19, 2019. Van was born on December 8, 1935 in Morristown, NJ. Van was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Van Rensselaer Barringer and Evelyn Hope Barringer.  Van was a loving husband, father and grandfather.  Van is survived by his wife, Susan D. Barringer; children, Barry Grantham, Jennifer LaMoureux (Al Jr.); 5 grandchildren, Nicolas and Allie LaMoureux, Joseph, Clint…

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Wanda Sue Roberson

Wanda Sue Roberson

Wanda Sue Roberson, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, in Alabaster, Al. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Mildred McMillian; daughter Sherri Reid; and son Michael Roberson. She is survived by her loving husband of 10 years, John T. Bright Jr.; daughters, Susan Mitchell and Stacy Champion; son, Mark Roberson (Debbie); granddaughters, Crystal Carlisle, Patience Wells, Courtney Morgan, Stacy Bussey and Robyn Roberson; grandsons, Mathew Mitchell, Andrew Mitchell, Chuck Foor, Daniel Reid, Joseph Reid, Hunter Mathews,…

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Deborah Lynn Beam

Deborah Lynn Beam

Deborah Lynn Beam, age 59, passed away on June 13, 2019. Deborah is preceded in death by her parents, George Edward Creel & RoseMary Rhodus Creel. She is survived by her boyfriend, Craig Stone; son, Logan Allen Graves; daughter, Mallory Holguin (Jhetro Pitris Holguin); sister, Ladonna Baker (Raymond); brother, Karl Stewart (Kathie); step-daughters, Tonya McCartney (Ellis) & Tracy Parous (Ryan Albini); grandchildren, Joshua Stone (Allison Wilson), Stone Parous, Conor Albini, Noah Albini, Kaitlyn McCartney (Jason Alexander), Alexander James Cardenas-Graves, Robyn…

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Virginia C. Grant

Virginia C. Grant

Virginia C. Grant, passed through this life to her final destination with God and her Husband On June 8, 2019, A Loving Mother and Grandmother. She lived a life that counted and made a difference to so many others.  Born in August 7, 1920, as a Mother, she taught her children the lessons that made a difference in their lives and left a legacy of love and understanding to all lives that she touched. To her family she was known…

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Velma Mae “Trixie” Winfrey

Velma Mae “Trixie” Winfrey

Velma Mae “Trixie” Winfrey, age 91, of Pelham received her heavenly reward Sunday, June 2, 2019. Velma was born in Cullman County, Alabama to parents Aquilla and Mae Rebecca Moore and was 1 of 13 children.  Trixie met her husband George while working in a cotton field and they were married in 1953. The Winfrey’s re-located to the community of Fungo Hollow where they began their life and raised their family. George and Trixie were married 46 years when he…

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