Johnny Bryant

Johnny Bryant

The late Johnny Bryant was born January 23, 1940 to the late Mr. Warnell Bryant & Mrs. Mamie Sexton Bryant. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Sharessa Yvette Bryant; 3 brothers, Earl Bryant, Willie Henry Bryant, and Fred Bryant; sister, Janie Frances Bryant Blanchard; and 2 grandsons, Martel Bryant and Jonel Bryant. He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Gamel Bryant; grandson, Bryan Barksdale; great granddaughter, Shakyra Newson; great grandson, Samuel Barksdale; 4 brothers, Warnell Bryant,…

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George William Roy, Sr

George William Roy, Sr

The Honorable, George William Roy Sr., long time mayor of Calera, Alabama, made his peaceful transition on Saturday, July 13, 2019, surrounded by those he loved. He was born in Helena, AL, on February 10, 1928 and moved to Calera after the death of his father in 1933. He joined the Navy in 1944 at the age of 16 and served his country in the Philippines in the 5th Fleet aboard the YG30 where he eventually became commander of the…

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Jenifer Shea Sallis

Jenifer Shea Sallis

June 17, 1973 – July 10, 2019 Jenifer Shea Sallis, age 46, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019.  Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Shelby.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., also at the First Baptist Church of Shelby.  Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery.

Francis Marion Randall

Francis Marion Randall

Francis Marion Randall, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  He is predeceased by his parents, Raum Shouse and Lula Myrtle (Pope) Randall.  Frank is survived by his children, Sheila G. Hodges (Barry), John R. Randall, Bridget A. DeLoach (David); grandsons, Trenton Hodges (Naomi), Trevor “Cole” Hodges (Erica), Michael B. Randall (TerriBeth), Kyle DeLoach, Payne DeLoach; granddaughter, Amelia B. Randall; great grandson, J.B. Hodges; and a host of family and friends.    Frank was a graduate of Auburn University…

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Dustin Mitchell Pierce

Dustin Mitchell Pierce

Dustin Mitchell Pierce, age 38, born on January 1, 1981, was reunited with his dad & best friend on July 5, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his dad, Clayton Mitchell Pierce; grandparents, Clayton (Ben) Pierce, Carolyn B. Pierce & Grady L. Luster, Sr.  He leaves behind the love of his life, Tricia McKee Pierce; daughter, Makinzie Lei McKee; step-daughter, Makayla Huffstutler; mom, Donna Luster Pierce Barnes (Tom); sister, Holly Pierce Webb (Adam); niece, Kaytlin R. Webb; grandmother, Aline…

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Kenneth “Larry” Cobb

Kenneth “Larry” Cobb

Kenneth “Larry” Cobb, age 70, of Harpersville passed away on July 1, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Walker Cobb and Willie Mae Pettus Cobb. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Jane Cobb; sisters, Doris Patrick, Janie Schwartz (Dave) and Helen Bowman (Roy); brothers, Charles Cobb and Billy Cobb; nephews, Buddy Meseroll, Steve Patrick, Scott Patrick, Robbin Cobb, Ken Cobb, Greg Bowman, Brent Bowman, Colby Mitchell, Wesley Mitchell, Craig Snyder and Chris Snyder;…

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Joseph David Gothard

Joseph David Gothard

Joseph David Gothard, age 57, of Shelby passed away June 30, 2019. He is preceded in death by his late wife Mary Gothard; his parents, Robert & Mary Gothard; his brother Junior Gothard; and sister, Teresa Smith. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly Russell; son, Joseph D. Gothard (Regina); step-son, Chris Russell; step-daughter, Alicia Shoemaker (Tim); grandchildren, Sierra, Kristin, Megan & Cloe Gothard, Andrew Flock, Caleb Russell, Shellina Wallace, Lexie Davis and Ryan Davis; great-grandchildren, Gabriel & Kathlin; sister,…

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Cruz William Marcus

Cruz William Marcus

Cruz William Marcus, 3 months, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham, Al, with his mommy and daddy by his side. Baby Cruz was born March 23, 2019 to Miranda Marcus of Jemison, Al and Trent Glosson of Brierfield, Al. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Broc Wilson and Coy Glosson; sister, Brailee Wilson; maternal grandparents, Janice Frost and Ned Patterson; paternal grandparents, Lisa Elton and Steve Glosson (wife: Tina); Maternal…

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Brandon Kurtis Wright

Brandon Kurtis Wright

Brandon Kurtis Wright, age 35, passed away Saturday. June 29, 2019, in Alabaster, Al.  He is survived by his mother Denise Schneider (Jeff); brother, Wesley Wright (Lindsay); step-brother Jeffery Schneider; step-sister, Angela Schneider; nieces; Ella Wright and Evie Wright; and  aunts, Monica Reed and Lisa Wilt. Brandon’s services will be Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Charter Funeral Home; Visitation will be at 5 pm followed by a service at 7 pm.