Marguerite Ruth Owens Best, “Peggy”

Marguerite Ruth Owens Best, “Peggy”

Peggy Best 1928 – 2021. Marguerite Ruth Owens Best, “Peggy,” and “Grammy,” age 93, passed away peacefully April 16, 2021. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Muskingham College in New Concord, OH, where she met her husband of 70 years, William Ramsey, “Bill,” Best, who preceded her in death in December 2020. She is survived by her children, Betsy Britain and Bill Best (Tracy); her grandchildren Mandy Black, Stephanie Wynn…

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James S. Hughes

James S. Hughes

James Hughes, age 84 of Columbiana, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. James is preceded in death by his parents, Claudie & Annie Mae Hughes; his wife of 54 years, Rita Hughes and brother, Jerry Hughes. James is survived by his daughters, Pam Beer (Steve), Vicky Hollback (Steve), Sheila Hughes (Russell); son, Brian Hughes (Heather); grandchildren,  Aubrey Beer, Brandy Roberts, Matthew Holsomback, Aaron Hollback Shawn Hollback, Hailey Hughes and Bailey Hughes; great-grandchildren, Winter Roberts, Chase Roberson, Tate Hollback and…

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Leighton “Lee” Windham Parrish

Leighton “Lee” Windham Parrish

                                                                                 Leighton pictured with his late wife of 51 years, Elaine Parrish Leighton “Lee” Windham Parrish, age 78, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. Lee is preceded in death by his loving wife of 51 years,…

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Richard Leon Curry

Richard Leon Curry

Richard Leon Curry, age 50, passed away suddenly Thursday, April 8, 2021. He had many work passions but above all he was a trucker for Casey’s trucking. He loved to watch races, any type. Richard is preceded in death by his Father Leon Curry; brother-in-law, Gary McDonald; and sister in law, Teresa Curry. He is survived by the love of his life and mother to his children, April Lodge; sons Richard Zachary Lodge (Savannah) and Hunter Keith Lodge (Lauren); mother,…

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Mary Lee Bice

Mary Lee Bice

Mary Lee Bice, age 65, of Brierfield, AL, passed away from her temporal home to enter her eternal home on Saturday, April 10, 2021 with her family by her side. Mary was a loving and kind person. She was a member of Aldrich Assembly of God where she was the pianist there for many years. She was a thoughtful person and always tried to show others how much she loved them. Mary loved her family dearly and spending time with…

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Betty Gothard Harrell

Betty Gothard Harrell

Betty Gothard Harrell, age 74, passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 surrounded by her loved ones. She is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Mildred Gothard; brother, Charles Gothard, and Son Keith Emfinger. Betty is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Sparks (Donald) and Keisha McNeal (Leon); son, Kevin (Cynthia- preceded) Emfinger; 8 grandchildren; brothers, Gene Gothard (Peggy), Rany Gothard (Terri) and David Gothard (Lisa). There will be a funeral service held Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Grace…

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Gertrude “Trudi” Glover

Gertrude “Trudi” Glover

Gertrude “Trudi” Glover, age 78, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Sidney Glover and brother, Jimmy Waters. Trudi is survived by her sons, Chris Ramsey (JoEllen) of Columbiana, AL, Joe Ramsey (Lisa) of Prattville, AL; step-daughters, Laura Kay Glover (Connie) and Renee Roberson; grandsons, Charles Woods (Tamara) of Bloomington, IL, Jarrod Woods (Blakelee) of Alabaster, AL; granddaughters, Annalee Woods (Mike Brett) of Irondale, AL, MerryMichael Kennington (Griffin) of Flowood, MS, Jessica…

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Mark Joseph Miller, Jr. “Yank”

Mark Joseph Miller, Jr. “Yank”

  Mark Joseph Miller, Jr. “Yank”, age 77, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 in Montevallo, AL. He was an Army veteran where he served for 2 years and 10 months. Mark is preceded in death by his parents, Mark Sr. and Julia Miller, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and his daughter Janet who died at birth. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Joyce Marie Miller; daughters Robin Dennis (Shawn) and Victoria Horton (Jody); grandchildren, Drake Horton,…

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Donald C. “Don” Caldwell

Donald C. “Don” Caldwell

Donald C. “Don” Caldwell passed away on April 3, 2021 at the age of 85. Don was born in Wylam, Alabama, and was the oldest son of Marjorie and Clarence Caldwell.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane Harrison Caldwell; his son Warren Caldwell (Danielle); his daughter, Chanley Caldwell Morgan (Jim); his grandchildren, Clayton Morgan and Audrey Morgan; his brother, Frank Caldwell; his sister, Joyce Caldwell Patterson; and many other relatives and friends. Don graduated from Ensley…

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Fred A Woodman

Fred A Woodman

Fred A Woodman, age 82, of Alabaster, AL passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred E. Woodman and Esther Wright and his brother, James Barry Woodman Sr. Fred is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Cathy Woodman; daughter Jennifer Woodman Cooper; granddaughter Rachael L Cooper; and a host of nieces and nephews. There will be services at a later date.