Bobbie Jean Shifflett

Bobbie Jean Shifflett

September 18, 1937 – December 27, 2018 Bobbie Jean Shifflett, age 81, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018.  She is predeceased by her parents, John and Ethel (Brown) Martin; her loving husband of 52 years, Charles Willard Shifflett; son, Charles Willard Shifflett, Jr.; brother, Ray Martin; sisters, Faye Gray, Carolyn Smith, Lucy Bailey, and Dorothy Martin; and grandson, Terry Lynn Parks, Jr. She is survived by sons, Frankie Parks, Terry Parks (Malinda), and Billy Parks (Sandra); daughters, Karen Jackson (James),…

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Elizabeth Ann Brasher

Elizabeth Ann Brasher

Elizabeth Ann Brasher, age 52, of Bessemer passed away Dec. 24, 2018. She is survived by her daughters, Brittany Vines (Justin), Brooke Rogers (Tommy), Jessica Atchison; grandsons, Keaghan Atchison, Kouper Atchison and Remington Rodgers; granddaughter, Kynleigh Atchison; sister, Barbara Hatcher (Butch) and nephew, Jimbo Hatcher. Preceded by her mother, Thelma Ree Brasher. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Christian Life Fellowship in Calera.

John Elmo Weas

John Elmo Weas

February 17, 1934 – December 20, 2018 John Elmo Weas, age 84, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018.  John was a loving husband who was married to the love of his life, Cookie, for 55 years.  His children were his pride and joy, as anyone he spoke with well knew.  He loved to read & had a wealth of knowledge that he willingly shared with everyone he met.  John dedicated his life as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1963. …

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Ronald Howard Beasley

Ronald Howard Beasley

Ronald Howard Beasley, age 71, passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 in the comfort of his home.  Ronnie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He is predeceased by his parents, Howard Clyde and Minnie Clare (Davidson) Beasley.  Ronnie is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Janet Dianne Latimer Beasley; daughters, Amy Beasley Harkins (Joey) and Billie Angie Beasley; granddaughters, Ashley Driver (Kyle) and Jada Duncan; grandson, Jesse Harkins; great grandson, Deion Driver; sisters, Brenda Armstrong…

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Karen Lee Morris

Karen Lee Morris

Karen Lee Morris, age 59 of Alabaster, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018.  She is predeceased by her father, William E.Morris; and grandparents, Elwood & Pauline Harless and John H. & Pinkie Morris.  Karen is survived by her mother, Ann Morris; brother, David Morris and a host of nieces and nephews.  She was a graduate of Thompson High School and Bethel College.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Karen’s honor to the American Cancer Society.

Joanne Brumbaugh Kidwell

Joanne Brumbaugh Kidwell

Joanne B. Kidwell, age 87 of Birmingham, Alabama, passed away of natural causes on December 13, 2018 at the East Glen Nursing Home. She was born January 31, 1931 in Chambersburg, PA. Widowed 67 years ago of the late William Paul Kidwell, she is survived of children, Ann, Robbie, and Robert; grandchildren Andy, Tommy, Jason, and Amanda; great grandchildren, Tyler, Lindsey, Maia, Darien, Kaitlyn, Brayden, and Isabella. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to St. Jude…

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Anita Manchego Crumpton

Anita Manchego Crumpton

Anita Manchego Crumpton, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.  Anita is predeceased by her parents, Pedro Eraclio and Juanita Aragon Manchego; her loving husband, Charles Lee Crumpton; brothers, Thomas Fabian, Abel Baptist, Avencio Banner, and Pedro Eraclio; and sisters, Maria Elihia, Maria “Carrie” Carmel, and Bertha Molinar.  She is survived by her sons, Ronald Allan Crumpton (Pamela T.) and Marcus Abel Crumpton; grandson, Matthew Allan Crumpton; granddaughter, Jennifer Crumpton Smith (Jonathan); great grandson, Jacob Smith; nieces, Star,…

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Stephanie Vanessa Ray

Stephanie Vanessa Ray

Stephanie Vanessa Ray, age 52, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018.  Stephanie worked at LaPetite Academy for many years and was passionate about the children.  Her smile and kind heart radiated and lit up any room.  She is predeceased by her mother Hedy LaMarr Jones; and grandparents, William and Rosetta Lewis.  Stephanie is survived by her father, Donald Lee Jones; sister, Erica Hudson (Alfonso); brothers, Scott Ray and Kevin Ray;nieces, Ebonie Hudson, Caitlyn Hudson and Sydney Ray; nephews, Christopher…

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William “Ricky” Robert Ricks

William “Ricky” Robert Ricks

William “Ricky” Robert Ricks, age 67, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, December 7, 2018, after a long battle with cancer. He was born December 25, 1950, in Birmingham, to Robert Lee and Maye (Pitts) Ricks. He was a 1968 graduate of Ensley High School and later in life went on to get his Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University. He married Ann Fowler on June 21, 1975, after a whirlwind romance, in which they were engaged after…

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Teresa Lynn Brantley

Teresa Lynn Brantley

March 15, 1961 – December 5, 2018 Teresa Lynn Brantley, age 57, passed away on Wednesday,December 5, 2018.  Teresa is predeceased by her parents, Arthur Thomas and Dwynal Brown Nixon.  She is survived by her son, Ronnie Adam Brantley (Rachel); brother, Barry Nixon (Heather); and granddaughters, Skye and Alena Brantley.  A visitation will beheld in the chapel of Charter Funeral Home on Monday, December 10, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., followed immediately by a funeral service at 12:00…

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