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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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Jack Wilkes

Jack Wilkes

Jack Wilkes peacefully passed over Jordan on June 30, 2020. He was 50 years old. Jack was born in Birmingham, Alabama March 26, 1970. He attended W. A. Berry High School 1985-1988. Jack loved music & played guitar. He played tennis with his brother, & friends. Jack was a lifelong member of Beverly United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Ruth Goldstein Wilkes. Jack is survived by his Father, provider Marshall Wilkes, his step-mother Denetiza Wilkes,…

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Joe Ann Wood

Joe Ann Wood

Joe Ann Wood, age 66, of Brierfield passed away on July 1, 2020 with her family by her side. Joe is preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Larry Wood; her son, Dewayne Wood; parents, John & Gracie Lutz. She is survived by her son, Cecil Wood; step-daughter, Pamela Wood; sister, Gertrude Lutz; brothers, Earl, Cecil, Ray, Charlie, David and Billy and 4 grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2020 with a graveside service at 2:00…

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“Brother Allan” William Allan Murphy

“Brother Allan” William Allan Murphy

William Allan Murphy, known to most as “Brother Allan,” unexpectedly but peacefully entered his eternal home on June 13th, 2020. Allan grew up in Greenville, Alabama, where he graduated as valedictorian from Greenville High School in 1969. He came to know the Lord at the age of 17 and immediately began his preaching ministry. He attended Samford University in Birmingham, AL, where he met and fell in love with Mary Love, marrying her just after he graduated magna cum laude…

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Rebecca Ann Harris

Rebecca Ann Harris

Rebecca Ann Harris, age 76, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Marion Beaver, Jr.  Ann is survived by her loving husband, Jack Earnest Harris, Jr.; daughters, Tammye Harris, Ginger Ghabayen (Emad); son, Greg Harris (Diane); granddaughters, Michelle Lawson, Brooke Simmons, Raven Sketoe; grandsons, Jamie Dunaway, Jason Dunaway, Johnny Dunaway, Michael Ellison, Blaine Mims, Joseph Sudano, Roman Ghabayen, Zayd Ghabayen, Cameron Harris, Dalton Harris; and 16 great-grandchildren.  Mrs. Harris will…

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NORRIS, Malcom

NORRIS, Malcom

Another Korean War Soldier has gone to meet his Heavenly reward. NORRIS, Malcom, 90 years old- Passed away suddenly Monday afternoon- April 6, 2020- Born on March 27, 1930- in Parrish, Alabama. Norris served in the Korean War as a frontline combat soldier from Dec 15, 1948- Dec 18, 1951.  He was awarded three Bronze Stars, Korean Service Medal, and the Presidential Korean Citation Medal. He was a very committed, dedicated  hard worker most all of his life. Norris was…

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Peggy Marie Scott

Peggy Marie Scott

Peggy Marie Scott passed away April 3, 2020.  She was born November 17, 1936 in Montevallo, Alabama.  She married her first blind date, James David Scott and they remained happily married for over 60 years.   Peggy loved life.  She cooked regular Sunday dinners and elaborate holiday meals for her very LARGE family.  Everyone enjoyed gathering around for those special times and traditions. She relished in family trips to the beach and to the mountains.  She loved to garden, cook, can…

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Barbara Joyce Maso Shinpaugh

Barbara Joyce Maso Shinpaugh

  Barbara Joyce Maso Shinpaugh, age 78, humanitarian, caregiver, and educator, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. She was surrounded by her devoted husband of 59 years, Robert Shinpaugh, and her loving daughters, Letitia Bonthron, Michelle Denney, and Heather Shinpaugh. Barbara was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 10, 1941. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and considered herself a lifelong learner. She met her husband at SIU when they performed in…

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Hazel Arledge Davis O’Neal

Hazel Arledge Davis O’Neal

Hazel Arledge Davis O’Neal, age 93 went to meet our Lord on March 24, 2020.  She passed peacefully, at home with Kenneth, Christopher and Holley by her side. Hazel is survived by her sons Richard T Davis and Kenneth D O’Neal.  Three grandsons, one granddaughter, and several Great grandchildren. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Houston W. Colburn, Jr.

Houston W. Colburn, Jr.

   Houston W. Colburn, Jr., age 73, of Maylene, Alabama, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 20, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2020, at Grace Chapel, 64 Wilderness Lane, Alabaster, Alabama 35007, with Brother Greyland Guest officiating. Houston was born in 1946 to his parents Houston W. Colburn and Lillian Lorene Clements Colburn.  He grew up in Greensboro, Alabama, where he graduated from high school. He married…

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