Johnny Ray Melton

Johnny Ray Melton

Johnny Ray Melton, age 68, passed away May 9, 2020. He was discharged honorably from the U.S. Army as a Vietnam Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Lois Melton; and his beloved wife of 40 years, Pamela Melton.  He is survived by his daughters, Angelia Smith Brown (Thomas S. Brown) and Amanda Rene Nichols; grandchildren, McKenzie Melton, Lillian Melton, Jayden Nichols, and Baily Smith; great granddaughter, Armani Rue Braxton; sisters, Sabrina Duncan, Sarah Pace and…

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Margaret Roy Lovelady DiMaggio

Margaret Roy Lovelady DiMaggio

Margaret Roy Lovelady DiMaggio, age 88, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020.  She was predeceased by her parents, Floyd R. Roy and Ophelia Kirkpatrick Roy; husbands, Lester “Lefty” Emory Lovelady of Helena, AL and Paul DiMaggio of Alabaster, AL; and granddaughter, Brooke Owens.  Margaret is survived by her daughters, Kayren L. Owens of Montevallo, AL, JoEllen Ramsey (Chris) of Helena, AL; sons, James K. “Kim” Lovelady (Debra) of Montevallo, AL and John T. “Tim” Lovelady (Donna) of Columbiana, AL;…

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Christopher Alex Lawley

Christopher Alex Lawley

Christopher Alex Lawley, age 41, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020.  He is survived by his parents, Alex Lawley (Stephanie) and Lou Lucas Lawley; his 2 loving sons, Christopher Guy Lawley, Gavin Curtis Lawley; brother, Eric Lawley(Allison); and nephews, Hayden Crocker, Tripp Lawley and Whitton Lawley.  There will be a graveside service on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Reynolds / Randall Cemetery located at 463 Reynolds Cemetery Road, Montevallo, AL 35115. Family and friends are invited to attend, abiding by current guidelines in place regarding Covid-19. In lieu of flowers, please…

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Connie J. Capps

Connie J. Capps

Connie J. Capps, age 64 of Calera, passed away on May 2, 2020 at her residence. She was born in San Diego, CA on April 11, 1956, the daughter of Frank and Helen Johnson. Connie was a 1974 graduate of Thompson High School. She spent most of her career as an Interior Decorator. Her favorite title was “Nanna” and her grandchildren adored her. Connie’s smile and vibrant personality will be missed greatly. She loved her Lord and attending church. She…

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Joel Bearden Maloof

Joel Bearden Maloof

Joel Bearden Maloof, age 85, passed away on Sunday evening, April 26, 2020.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Buna Bearden; and her loving husband, Ronald Maloof.  She is survived by her son, Mark A. Maloof (Cindy); grandson, Adam Maloof (Emily); great-granddaughters, Emma and Kate Maloof; daughter, Melissa M. Kunkle; and granddaughters, Katie and Abi Kunkle. There are no services at this time.  Charter Funeral Home entrusted.

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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Roger Dale Batton

Roger Dale Batton

Roger Dale Batton, age 65, passed away in the early morning hours on April 22, 2020.   Mr. Batton had retired as a mechanic from Ivan Leonard Chevrolet.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Harris and Addie Batton, and his late wife, Taressa Batton.  He is survived by his loving partner and best friend Ann Wilson; son, Shannon Batton; and grandson, Gabe Batton.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Charter Funeral Home entrusted.

Sherry Lynn Burris

Sherry Lynn Burris

Sherry Lynn Burris, 70, daughter of Lionel T. and Lillian Burris, passed away on April 20, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Ms. Burris was survived by Thomas A. Hendrix (uncle), numerous cousins, and lifelong friend, Donna Jones. Sherry was a resident of Athens, AL, later moved to Birmingham, AL, and finally settled in Shelby, AL. Sherry attended Mississippi State University and received her B.S. in Biology at Athens State University. Sherry worked in cancer research at Southern…

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Hollis Lanie Cahela, Sr.

Hollis Lanie Cahela, Sr.

Hollis L. Cahela, 88, passed into Heaven peacefully on April 14, 2020.  He was born on April 1, 1932, to Eunice and Joe Cahela in Lawrence County, AL.  His parents and one sister, Juanita Myrick, predeceased him.  Hollis is survived by his wife, Louise Cahela of Shelby Shores; daughter, Dedra Cahela of Shelby, AL; sons, Lane Cahela of Hoover, AL, Clay Cahela of Charlotte, NC, Joe Cahela of Shelby, AL; grandsons, Brandon Latham of Denver, CO, Ryan Cahela of Durham,…

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James William Langley

James William Langley

James William Langley, age 97, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2020.  Mr. Langley is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 70 years, Loraine Langley.  He is survived by his son, Lance Langley (Sue); daughter, Denise Deese (Phil); daughter Sherrie Lutz (George); daughter, Rhonda Green (Calvin); daughter, Mony Bratton; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.  Mr. Langley proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He will be laid to rest…

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