James Evant Pritchett, Sr.

James Evant Pritchett, Sr.

James Evant Pritchett, Sr., 96, passed away July 14, 2020 at his home in Thomaston, AL. A native of Thomaston in Marengo County, he was born April 30, 1924 in the house across the street from his final residence. “Jim,” as he was known to family and friends, and “Papa,” to his grandchildren, was the son of the late Clarence Crenshaw Pritchett, Sr. and the late Lora Anna Cannady Pritchett of Thomaston. Educated at Thomaston Elementary School, he was a…

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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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William “Bill” Joseph Connor

William “Bill” Joseph Connor

William “Bill” Joseph Connor (August 1, 1944 – July 8, 2020) died July 8, 2020 in the Alabaster, AL, home he shared for more than 20 years with his wife, Janice Connor, who predeceased him in 2016. He was 75. He is survived by his sons, William Connor (Sina) and Timothy Connor; his siblings, Amsy Connor (Lee), Louanne Connor-Knapp (Sheldon), Richard Connor (Jane), and Patricia Moran (Gary); his stepson, Michael Moore (Emily); his grandchildren, Sydney, Erin, Madison, Hallie, Liam, Tiana,…

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Christopher Jerome Sims

Christopher Jerome Sims

Christopher Jerome Sims, age 34, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Alabaster, AL. He is survived by his parents; Ronald Sims (Nancy) and April Mooney (Richard); children, Tristan Sims, Alexis Sims, Christopher Layne Sims; brother, Tyler Sims (Kristie); nephew, Killiyan Reese Sims; grandmother, Martha Robinson (Russel); uncles, Keith Sims, David Sims (Rhonda), Bobby Simmons (Tami), Anthony Robinson (Dana), Bryan Robinson (Teri), Marvin Stafford (Tracy); aunt Cheryl Pope (Kevin); great aunt and caregiver Kay Atchison; and a host of cousins….

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Donald A Hardin

Donald A Hardin

Donald A Hardin, age 73, passed away, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Birmingham AL. He is survived by his daughters, Cynthia Foster (Randy) and Mandy Britt (Michael); son, Christopher Hardin (Terry); grandchildren, Corey Foster, Stacy Hardin, Ty Hardin, Codey Foster, Alex Hardin, Courtney Gilreath, Aaron Stagner, Gabriel Britt, Ruby Britt, Lukas Britt, and their spouses; a host of many cherished great grandchildren; and sisters, Wanda Weaver, Mary Smith, and Sarah Hope. Donald is preceded in death by his parents, James…

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William Donald Hogg

William Donald Hogg

William Donald Hogg, age 85, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 in Alabaster, AL. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Shirley Hogg; daughters, Debra Rhodes (Brad) and Dana Herring (Jake); sons, Donnie Hogg (Diana) and David Hogg (Kathy); grandchildren, David Allen Hogg, Blake Rhodes, Ginger Criss, Anthony Hogg, Breanna Hogg, and their spouses; six great grandchildren; sisters, Caroline Garner and Patsy Johnson; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. William is preceded by his parents…

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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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William Joseph Lawrence

William Joseph Lawrence

William Joseph Lawrence, age 87, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 in Calera, Al. He is survived by his loving wife, Glenda Lawrence; daughters, Angela Lee (Homer) and Katrina Smith (Daniel); six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. William is preceded by his parents, Clyde and Clara Lawrence; and son, Victor Joseph Lawrence. There will be a graveside service in Shelby Memory Gardens, Monday, July 13, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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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James Burkey Seymore Jr. “Burke”

James Burkey Seymore Jr. “Burke”

James Burkey Seymore Jr. “Burke”, age 53, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in Tuscaloosa, Al.  He is survived by his sisters, Linda Tuck (Mark) of Prattville, Al. and Rita Richardson (Tom) of Alabaster, Al.; nieces, Lauren Webb (Brooks) and Hayley Sechler (Zach); nephew, Shane Tuck (Brenda); aunt, Maggie Seymore; and cousin, Edgar Calloway. Burke is preceded by his parents James Sr. and Faye Seymore. There will be a private service for the immediate family only.