Dell Elizabeth Griggs

Dell Elizabeth Griggs

Dell Elizabeth Griggs, age 86, of Alabaster went to be with her Heavenly father on January 19, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Roy Carlton Griggs and parents, Virgil & Lois Casaday. She is survived by her daughter, Judy Griggs Peters (M. Wayne); son, Ronald Carlton Griggs (Cathy); granddaughters, Vanessa Peters Cain (Chris), Catherine E. Griggs; grandsons, Jonathan Peters, Benjamin Peters (Hannah Lawson), Christopher R. Griggs (Wendi), Chadwick M. Griggs (Sarah); 9 great-grandchildren and…

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Ann Earlene Wiseman McNew

Ann Earlene Wiseman McNew

Ann Earlene Wiseman McNew of Helena, AL died on January 13, 2021 at the age of 75.  Originally from Kingsport, TN – Ann was known for her hard work through her retirement as a legal secretary from Baker Donelson at the age of 71.  She loved children and animals and was a lifelong tennis fan. Ann was a member of Southminster Presbyterian Church in Vestavia Hills. She is survived by her daughters, Meredith McNew and Erin Morgan (Ben Morgan), and…

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Margie Herron

Margie Herron

Margie Herron, age 95, of Birmingham, Alabama, passed away on January 8, 2021. She was born on March 9, 1925, in Bessemer, Alabama, the third child of Nimrod Denson Bentley and Marguerite Hazel Phillips Bentley. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles E. Herron, her loving parents and  her brothers Nimrod Denson Bentley, Jr. and Jack Phillips Bentley. She is survived by three sons, Michael B. Herron (Lisa), Kenneth S. Herron (Lee Ann) and Patrick C. Herron…

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Stephen Thomas Pettigrew, “RED”

Stephen Thomas Pettigrew, “RED”

Stephen Thomas Pettigrew, “RED”, age 23, of Maylene, Alabama, passed from this life to spend eternity with his Savior Jesus Christ on January 8, 2021, as a result of injuries sustained in a work related accident. He was born March 31, 1997, to the proud parents of Calvin and Angie Pettigrew. Stephen made a profession of faith and was baptized at the age of 7. He was an active member of Dogwood Grove Baptist Church, where he participated in Children’s…

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Donald “Don” Wilson Threadgill

Donald “Don” Wilson Threadgill

Donald “Don” Wilson Threadgill, age 86, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, January 3, 2021 with Donna, his loving wife of 68 years and high school sweetheart, by his side. He is survived by his wife Donna Threadgill; daughter, Dawn Threadgill Joseph; sons, David Threadgill and Darryl Threadgill; Brother, Dr. E. Dale Threadgill; 5 grandchildren: Nick, Chris, Darah and Patrick Threadgill, and Stephan Vance; 6 Great Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Wilson Threadgill and…

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Corinne Lois Davis

Corinne Lois Davis

Corinne Lois Davis ( Reakoff ) went to be with our Lord on  December 31, 2020, after a lengthy struggle with dementia and  added effects of Covid-19. She was 83. A native of Detroit, MI, she  moved to Birmingham, AL for the second half of her life to lend a  hand to family. Her first job was at Sanders Confectioner’s flagship  store in Detroit, where folks would stand three-deep to get a seat  at the counter. Corinne was heralded as…

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William Ramsey Best “Bill”

William Ramsey Best “Bill”

Bill Best 1927 – 2020 William Ramsey Best “Bill” and “Papa” age 93, passed away peacefully December 12, 2020. He was born in 1927 in a little village in Ohio called Belle Center. He attended Muskingham College in New Concord, OH, where he met his wife of 70 years, Peggy Owens Best, who survives him. He is also survived by his children, Betsy and Bill (Tracy); his grandchildren Mandy, Stephanie (Jacob), Jenny (Jenn), Ryan (Katy), and Sandy (Brian); and his…

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Robert A. Bradley

Robert A. Bradley

Robert A. Bradley, 81, of Prattville, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, after a relatively short battle with cancer. Known by many as “Brother Bob,” he was preceded in death by his parents, Robert A. Bradley Sr. and Gladys Norred Bradley, as well as his brother Bill Bradley (who died as a child) and his son-in-law Jimmy Bryan Jr. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Barbara Reeser Bradley; their three children, Robert A. “Brad” Bradley III,…

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Edward Hilton Gardner

Edward Hilton Gardner

Edward Hilton Gardner was born Oct 5th 1934 in Siluria Alabama to Willie and Mary Grace (Hodge) Gardner. He attended Thompson High School until April 1953. He joined the Army where he spent 22 years serving his country. He had formal training as a Combat Engineer. But his love was being a Combat Infantryman (Airborne). Ed served in 82nd, Airborne Division, 11th Airborne, 101st, 173rd and 20th special forces. He had many adventures to include several Combat jumps, he was…

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