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Vivian Theresa (Terry) Mattson

Vivian Theresa (Terry) Mattson

Vivian Theresa (Terry) Mattson Terry Mattson, 81, died November 12, 2020 at her home in Calera, Al. Terry was a clinical therapist who specialized in child and family counseling.   She was the co-founder of the first Children’s Advocacy Center in Huntsville, Alabama (which has now been established nationwide).  After retirement, she loved traveling worldwide and working as a cast member at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom for four years. Terry was a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She was an…

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Virginia R. Roberts

Virginia R. Roberts

Virginia R. Roberts, age 83, of Columbiana, Al, passed away peacefully at her home November 10, 2020. Mrs. Roberts is survived by her loving husband, James M. Roberts; son, Cary Douglas Williams; sister, Carol Leigh Roberts (Paul); and other extended family members. She was born September 17, 1937 to Hubert and Lillian Sanford. She was a bond technician supervisor in the insurance industry for many years.  She was an avid outdoorswoman. Her favorite hobbies included fishing, camping, water skiing at…

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Michael Raymond Cowie

Michael Raymond Cowie

Michael Raymond Cowie Age 79 of Pelham, Alabama, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones, November 10, 2020. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa, on July 19, 1941. He is survived by his loving wife Teresa Lea Cowie, and his children Chad Cowie (Leah), Christopher Cowie, and Scott Cowie; Grandchildren, Jordan Cowie Milazzo (Alex), Connor Cowie, Katelyn Cowie, Saban Murray, Emsley Murray. A celebration of his life will be held by his immediate family members.

Imogene Joan Thrailkill Smith

Imogene Joan Thrailkill Smith

Imogene Joan Thrailkill Smith, 98, of Hoover, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 22, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 22, 1922 to the late Erin Parker and Grace Joan Walter Thrailkill in San Antonio, Texas. Imogene was a wonderful woman, full of life. She loved traveling in her retirement. She traveled overseas to places like Europe, China, South America, and South Africa. Imogene had a love for sewing and made her grandchildren costumes for…

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Floreal A. Gonzalez (Mickey)

Floreal A. Gonzalez (Mickey)

Floreal A. Gonzalez (Mickey) of Pelham, Alabama passed away peacefully during his afternoon nap while surrounded by family at their place on Smith Lake Saturday, October 17, 2020. He laid his head peacefully on his pillow after he was convinced the Mountaineers football team would win their game.  Mickey was Born February 2, 1940 in Layland, West Virginia to the late José Manuel Gonzalez and Clarice Patterson Gonzalez. The family moved briefly to California before settling in Pontiac, Michigan. After…

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Margaret Rose Burgess McClure

Margaret Rose Burgess McClure

Margaret Rose Burgess McClure, born July 2, 1948, passed away peacefully in the late hours of September 6, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Orville Franklin Woods and late Carrie Mae Woods Gray of Clanton, AL. She was Rosebud, Mom, Nana, Aunt Marge, Friend, Sister, and she was one of a kind. While she loved being known by those names, she will be remembered as a servant by many. She was a volunteer firefighter/EMT. She went on numerous…

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Yvonne F. Lambott

Yvonne F. Lambott

Yvonne F. Lambott, age 89, passed away August 8th, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband Aubrey G. Lambott, her parents Leon and Olma Huey, a sister Marilee Myers, and one grandchild Jennifer L. Buzbee. Ms. Lambott was an executive assistant for many years in various medical fields including research at UAB anesthesiology. She is survived by her daughters Denise D. Fuller (John) and Jenene M. Braden (Danny) and one son Rick C. Lambott and a host of…

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Richard Harvey Johnson

Richard Harvey Johnson

Richard Harvey Johnson, age 67, passed away Monday, July 20, 2020 in Birmingham, AL. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Johnson; sons, Ryan Johnson of Montgomery, AL, Darwin Johnson of Peachtree, GA, Ronald Johnson of Surprise, AZ, and Richard Johnson of Montgomery, AL; grandsons, Alec Johnson, Avery Johnson, Oliver Johnson, Noah Johnson and Conner Johnson. Richards’s services will be held at in the chapel of Charter Funeral Home on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. Following service…

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James (Jimmy) Edwin Whitburn

James (Jimmy) Edwin Whitburn

James (Jimmy) Edwin Whitburn Age 83, of Wilsonville, Alabama, passed away on July 13, 2020, at home with his family. Jimmy was born September 7, 1936, in Walker County, AL, the son of the late Margaret Whitburn Swindle. He has a younger brother, Jerry S. Whitburn (Shirley), living in Chuckey, TN. He attended Ensley High School and then served in the USMC at Parris Island Camp Lejeune in the 1950s. After 33 years, Mr. Whitburn retired from Kimberly-Clark Corp and…

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Beverly Jean Pemberton

Beverly Jean Pemberton

Beverly Jean Pemberton, age 79, passed away on July 9, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her parents, John & Anita Ewing and her son, Johnny Pemberton.  Beverly is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Ralph Pemberton; sons, Rick Pemberton (Marie) of Albuquerque, NM, Randy Pemberton of Hanceville, AL, Steve Pemberton (Sherry) of Birmingham, AL, Michael Pemberton of Hoover, AL; sisters, Sue Ewing Kerce of Vestavia, AL, Ann Ewing King (Al) of Bessemer, AL; and a host…

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