Diane G. Brown, 62, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Loretto Memorial Chapel, Loretto.
Ruth Holt, 92, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Greenview Memorial Chapel, Florence, with entombment in Greenview Memorial Park/Love Mausoleum.
Mary Frances Jacobs, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. Arrangements will be announced by Spry-Williams Funeral Home, Florence.
She was a member of Pentecostals of Florence.
Leroy Keith "Jroy" Kelley, 43, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Shackelford Funeral Home, Collinwood Chapel. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in McGlamery Cemetery, Collinwood. He was the son of Johnny Kelley, of Collinwood, and the late Rebecca Marie Parker Kelley.
Lavern Lovell, 78, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Neal Funeral Home, Lawrenceburg. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in Bethlehem Cemetery, Wayne County. She was a member of OK Baptist Church.
Laina "Sugar" Myrick, 49, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at Spr-Williams Funeral Home, Florence. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home chapel, with interment at Mount Zion Cemetery.
Barbara Ann Thornton, 73, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at Spry-Williams Funeral Home, Florence. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel.
Rose Vickery, 89, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2013. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. today at Hamilton Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel, with burial in Holly Springs Cemetery.
Gladys "Polly" Woods, 69, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Marion County Funeral Home. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in Love Joy Cemetery, Beverton.
Leon Yarbrough, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at Colbert Memorial Chapel. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in Colbert Memorial Gardens.
Frances Lucille Canida, 80, Russellville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at ECM Hospital.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. in the chapel. Officiating will be Brother Jeff Fleming. Burial will be at Franklin Memory Gardens.
She is survived by her children, Linda Mitchell (husband, Robert), Jerry Canida (wife, Kathy), Charles Canida (wife, Andrea); grandchildren, Neal Canida, Brandon Mitchell, Tyra Megois, Jan Canida, Nikki Mayfield, Stephanie Britnell, Jamie Scott, April Scott, Amber West, Tyler Canida, Trey Canida, Tate Canida; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Lou Schrieffer, Frank McClung, Irene Bevis, Louise Lane, Robert McClung, Johnny McClung; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, William Thomas Canida Sr.; son, William Thomas Canida Jr.; daughter, Deborah Canida; parents, Edward and Johnnie Mae McClung; brothers, Edward Lee McClung, Roy McClung, Willie McClung.
The pallbearers will be Neal Canida, Luke Mitchell, Tyler Canida, Trey Canida, Tate Canida and Jeremy Mayfield.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her family and friends loved her very much and she will be greatly missed by all.
Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To sign the register book and to offer private condolences to the family, go to sprymemorialchapel.com.
Jo Ann Clayton 69, of Muscle Shoals, passed away Jan. 25, 2013, after a brief illness.
Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Sunday. Jan. 27, with funeral services in the chapel immediately following and then graveside burial in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Pastor Gale Grimaud and Brother Eddie Osborn will be officiating.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa Kay Clayton; husband, Brown Mitchell; father of her children, Carl Clayton; and her father, Joe Pullum.
She is survived by her children, Shelah Stutts (Chris); Anthony "D.D." Clayton (Melinda); Denise Clayton (Carol Rose); her constant companion and beloved pet, Milo; grandchildren, Wendy Clayton, Haleigh Stevenson (Chris), Kyle Clayton and Hunter Stutts; great-grandchildren, Alexas Clayton and Jaidah Clayton; mother, Mamie Pullum; sister, Eloise Pullum Crow (Joe); brother, Morris Pullum; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Zac Aday, Ryan Logan, Jordan Crow, Baby John Bates, Ronnie Aday and Keith Davenport. Honorary pallbearers are Dan Ledlow, Guy Aday Jr., Aaron Wilbourn, Greg Crow and Phillip Ledlow.
Jo Ann loved her family and friends; she never missed an opportunity to enjoy them and have everyone present at her home. She touched many lives with her kindness, generosity and acceptance of all people she encountered. Jo Ann retired from Reynolds Metals, where she worked in the cast house. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
We would like to thank Dr. Ridgeway for taking special care of our mother.
Elgen B. Fell Jr., age 86, of Sheffield, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Sheffield Oakwood Cemetery.
Mr. Fell was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean War. He was retired from TVA as an electrician and was past commander of the VFW.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Lola Young Fell, of Sheffield; son: Jim Fell (Kay), of Florence; brother, Billy Fell, of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Virginia Schulte, of Ford City, Betty Jane Marler, of Iuka, Miss., Pauline Vonboekman, of Memphis, Tenn.; three grandsons; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews.
Please sign the guest register at sprywilliams.com
Spry-Williams Funeral Home, Florence, directing.
Billy Joe Prince, Sr., age 65, of Sheffield, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Spry-Williams Funeral Home chapel, with Brother Mike Westfall officiating.
The family will receive friends noon-1 p.m. Interment will be at Sheffield Oakwood Cemetery.
Mr. Prince was member of Grace Crossroads Church. He worked as a brick mason for 45 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harrison and Pearl Prince; brother, Homer Prince; sisters, Christine Dooley and Marie McClure; grandson, Alaric Steven Prince.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Clezell Prince; sons, Bill and Steven; daughter, Becky; seven grandchildren; brothers, Gene, of Alabama, Johnny, Robbie, Ronald and Donald, of Georgia; sister, Barbara Jean Simbeck, of Missouri.
Special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and to Ruth Ann Allison.
Please sign the guest register at sprywilliams.com.
Lucian Arnold Richey, 91, a native of Lauderdale County, passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Glenwood Nursing Home after an extended illness.
He was a member of Faith Church, IBEW No. 558, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, serving in the No. 364 Bomb Group in Italy from 1941-1945.
Visitation will be 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, with the funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be the Rev. Tommy James and the Rev. Mike Nash. Burial will follow in Greenview Memorial Park.
Mr. Richey was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Willie Mae Richey; grandson, David Weir; son-in-law, Lowell E. Cruse.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Louise Richey; daughters, Judith Ann Gamble and husband, Jimmy, Susan Cruse, Cynthia Flome; sisters, Ruth Martin and husband, Clyde, Barbara Gail Butler and husband, Jim; grandchild, Kathryn Susanne Cruse; and a special cat, Tuffy A.K.A. "Wichita" and "Fat Boy."
Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.
Special thanks to the entire staff of Glenwood Nursing Home and Dr. W.A. Hobbs.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Wounded Warrior Project.
An online guest book may be viewed and signed at greenviewmemorial.com.
Arrangements by Greenview Funeral Home.
Barbara Sue Bruce Roden, 65, of Tuscumbia, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Gerald Sockwell will officiate.
Mrs. Roden was a native of Florence and a member of Westside Church of Christ.
She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Jimmy L. Roden; son, Michael L. Roden; daughter, Susan D. Roden; brother, Bill Bruce; sister, Diane Robinson; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and friends.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
An online obituary is available at morrisonfuneralhomes.com.