Larry T Shelton

Larry T Shelton

Larry T Shelton, age 53 of Calera passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022. He was a graduate of Pelham High School and employed by Watkins Metal. He was an avid Auburn and Clemson fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hal and June Shelton. Larry is survived by his wife of 29 years, Carla Collins Shelton; sister, Kay Chenoweth (David); brother, Hal Shelton; father and mother in-law, Jimmy and Linda Collins; sister and brother in-law, Laura and Tyler…

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Michael Wesley Seales

Michael Wesley Seales

Michael Wesley Seales May 20, 1958 – January 6, 2022 MICHAEL, AGE 63, LOST HIS BATTLE TO STAGE 4 LUNG CANCER ON JANUARY 6, 2022. MICHAEL WAS BORN IN BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA TO JAMES AND JOANN SEALES. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ENSLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977. HE LIVED MOST OF HIS LIFE IN HOUSTON, TEXAS WHERE HE MET HIS WIFE OF 39 YEARS, ISABELLA SEALES. HIS HOBBIES INCLUDED FISHING, RIDING HIS HARLEY AND ALABAMA FOOTBALL. (ROLL TIDE). HIS…

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Krista Contreras Reiter

Krista Contreras Reiter

Krista Contreras Reiter, 21, left this Earth far too soon on December 28, 2021. She was the beloved wife of Private Second Class Brandon Reiter, a fur mom, a daughter, a sister, a beloved friend, and an avid lover of animals. She was known for her extraordinary kindness and her fun-loving attitude. She was fiercely loyal to those she loved and always willing to help out anybody – or any animal – in need. Those who loved Krista describe her…

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Gerald Clark Wobig

Gerald Clark Wobig

Gerald Clark Wobig was a caring husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He left this world for his heavenly home on January 2, 2022 at the age of 80. Gerald was born to Harold and Ellen Wobig in Jamesville, WI, on November 27, 1941. After graduating high school, Gerald began his career as a mechanical engineer at Amerock and continued his longstanding career at Master Lock until his early retirement, then did a short stint as a truck driver for Schneider…

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M E Averette

M E Averette

M E Averette, age 93, passed away on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Preceded in death by wife, Ruthie Willowdean Averette; parents, Marion and Lissie Averette; sister, Gladys Fondern; great-great granddaughter, Tyler Eidson. M E is survived by son, Larry Averette; granddaughter, Christy Blankenship, great grandsons, Nick Eidson and Jalen Blankenship; great-great granddaughters, Lakelyn Eidson and Alivia Eidson; sisters, Marie Snodgrass (Gary) and Nellie Ballard.   Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.,…

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Robert Douglas (Bobby) Webb, Sr

Robert Douglas (Bobby) Webb, Sr

Robert Douglas (Bobby) Webb, Sr. died on Dec. 29th at his home in Calera, AL.  He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Vera, sons Robert Webb, Jr, Phillip Webb daughter, Loraine (Lori) Webb Spain (Brian); sisters Peggie Higgins (Jim), Alma Tipton (Rich), Claudia Tate (Steve), Holly Fleming, Merry Webb, Jeri Garrett (Larry) Pat Miller (Tim) and brother Jim Phillips (Kay). Of special mention is his nephew, Don Lowery, who was more like a brother for his whole life….

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Mary Ann Blaydoe

Mary Ann Blaydoe

Mary Ann Blaydoe, 78, passed away quietly in her sleep in December 26, 2021. She was born in Glenn Ridge, New Jersey. Mary Ann grew up in Birmingham, Alabama, in the community of Bush Hills, where she attended Ensley High School. She later graduated from Auburn University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. She then went to work for the Birmingham City Schools and, eventually, the Mobile County Schools, where she spent a total of…

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Patricia Crocker Pate

Patricia Crocker Pate

Patricia Crocker Pate, age 75, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 in Hoover, AL. She was born in Bibb County, Al on March 19, 1946 to her parents, Guy and Carlie Crocker; both have preceded her. Patricia retired as the Human resource manager for Hinkle Metals and Supply and was a member of Mountain Chapel United Methodist church. Patricia is also preceded by her sister, Margie Hendrix (J.C), Maureen Burnett, Nora Williams (J.C), Judy Elliott (Ed); brother, Arlee Crocker; brother-in-law,…

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Onnie Lee

Onnie Lee

Onnie Lee, age 84, passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. He is preceded in death by his loving wife Tommie Jean Lee. Onnie is survived by his daughter, Christie Isbell (Wayne); granddaughter, Courtney Watson (Brad); grandson, Zac Isbell (Whitney); great grandchildren, Bryce Isbell, Mason Martin, Zoey Isbell, Olivia Martin, Hudson Watson, Beau Isbell, and Houston Watson; and sister-in-law , Mary Rafferty (Teddy). Services will be held Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the Charter Funeral home…

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Kay Strickland Higginbotham

Kay Strickland Higginbotham

Kay Strickland Higginbotham 3/22/1937 – 12/21/2021 Mom was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and was the light in her parents’ eyes, especially being their only child. She had a flair for the dramatic and was considered a “Triple Crown” performer, loving singing, dancing, and acting, earning her the nickname Broadway Kay in later years. She also enjoyed horseback riding, baseball (serving as a coach on one of her son’s teams), basketball, and spending time with her many cousins. After graduating Ramsey…

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