DOROTHY ANN MARTIN

DOROTHY ANN MARTIN

MARTIN, DOROTHY ANN, age 61, transitioned from this life on September 16, 2019, in Alabaster, AL. Loving memories of her will forever be cherished by her stepmother, Josephine Rankin, stepfather, Edward (Johngalene) Mastin, Sr. (Montgomery, AL); her children Kimberly (Bryan) Rogers (Alabaster, AL), Howard (Courtney) Martin, Jr. (Marietta, GA) and Quamesia “Mimi” (Earnest Long) Martin (Montgomery, AL); and, her siblings Bridgette Carter, Edward (Vickie) Mastin, Jr., Earnest Donnell Mitchell “Rabbit”, Terroyl Rankin, Wade (Elaine) Rankin, Brent (Serena) Rankin, Earnest Rankin,…

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Margaret E. Wilson Allen

Margaret E. Wilson Allen

  Margaret E. Wilson Allen, born June 15, 1930, entered her heavenly home Monday, September 9, 2019, in Gulf Shores AL. She is preceded by her late husband, Eugene Allen; great grandson Eli Oldham. Margaret is survived by her daughters, Fonda Thomas (Joel) and Brenda Morris (James); son, Gerald Oldham; grandchildren, Devin, Gersan and Gammie; great grandchildren, Emily, Kaden, Madison, Holly, Allie, Ethan, and Jarrett; sister, Betty Fordham; brother, Norman Wilson (Nina) and her caregiver Shelia Cooper. Her visitation will…

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James Wesley “Jimmy” Williams, Jr.

James Wesley “Jimmy” Williams, Jr.

COLUMBIANA –James Wesley “Jimmy” Williams, Jr., age 62, of Columbiana, Ala., passed away at home, September 9, 2019. Jimmy is Retired from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Jimmy is survived by his daughter, Candice Bryant (Josh), grandson, Dawson Stephen Bryant, brother, John Ralph Williams, and ex-wife, Margaret Williams and numerous family and friends who all loved him. Service are in the care of Charter Funeral Home.

John Steven Roach

John Steven Roach

On September 8, 2019, John Steven Roach went home to be with the Lord after a fatal motorcycle accident. John was a fun-loving family man. He cared deeply for his wife and children. He loved his Savior, Jesus Christ. He loved coal mining. He was currently working at Camilla Met Mining, formally Jesse Creek Mining. He loved to work on cars and fix things no matter what it was. He loved being outside whenever he could. John was a kind…

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Houston Eugene White

Houston Eugene White

        Houston “Gene” White, age 87 of Shelby, AL, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 4, 2019. He loved his family dearly and was an avid fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Gene was born November 26, 1931, and was raised in Alabaster. In April 1951, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Before serving in the Air Force, Gene tried out for the Boston Braves (now Atlanta Braves). Before reporting…

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Thaddeus “Buddy” Grubbs

Thaddeus “Buddy” Grubbs

GRUBBS, Thaddeus “Buddy”, age 92, of Alabaster, Alabama, passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side, on August 28, 2019. He was a devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was reunited with his wife of 65 years, Hazel V. Grubbs, where together they are dancing and singing the praises of God our Father.      Mr. Grubbs was born on February 7, 1927 in Siluria, Alabama. As a young husband and father, Thad worked hard at whatever he needed…

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Joseph Paul Finocchio

Joseph Paul Finocchio

July 13, 1956 – August 30, 2019 Joseph Paul Finocchio, age 63, passed away on August 30, 2019.  Joseph is predeceased by his father, Joseph Michael Finocchio.  He is survived by his wife, Pamela Finocchio; mother, Frances Finocchio; daughter, Tonya Dunn (Matt Alford); stepsons, Billy Jack Fremin (Jennifer), Terry Hateley (Kelly), Alex Hateley (Cailin); grandsons, Michael Evans, Samuel Evans, Brenon Hateley, Noah Corda, Xander Hateley; granddaughters, Nicole Alford, Brook Alford, Mariah Hateley, Sarah Fremin; sisters, Rose Peal (Roger), Patricia Frederick…

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Robert Allen McClain

Robert Allen McClain

Robert Allen McClain was born July 24, 1979 to Jim & Bonnie McClain.  Robert was married for 20 years to his high school love, Holli McClain.  Together, they had 3 beautiful children, Madison, Cole and Natalie.  He was also raising his niece, Taylynn, like his own child. Robert loved sports and some of his best times were spent on a baseball field, coaching his son, Cole.  He also loved to be in a deer stand with his children, or on…

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Marjorie J. Arvin

Marjorie J. Arvin

Marjorie J. Arvin, age 81, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2019. Marge is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert Arvin; son Scott (Julie) Arvin; daughter Ann Williamson; 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. She is preceded in death by her parents, Wallace and Stella Johnson. Visitation will be held at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, Rutledge Chapel, Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 11 am until 12 noon. Memorial service to follow at noon. In lieu of flowers,…

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Michael Leon Lucas

Michael Leon Lucas

On Sunday, August 18, 2019, Michael Leon Lucas, age 33 of Robbinsdale, MN went to be with the LORD. A native of Montevallo, AL, Michael loved life. His big smile, infectious laugh and hugs will be missed. He is preceded in death by his dad, Hubert Leon Lucas, Jr. He is survived by his mother, Leslie “Jennie” Lucas; brother, Kevin B. Lucas; nieces, Lexi Lucas, Khloe, and Gracie; uncles, Roy Lucas (Rhonda) and John Lucas (Linda); cousins, Cheryl Tipton, Emily…

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