Obituaries

Clayton Underwood

Funeral services for Mr. Clayton Underwood, age 83, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 from Calvary Baptist Church. Bro. Blake Thompson officiated. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mr. Underwood died Friday, Oct. 8 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Carol Timkovich

Funeral services for Ms. Carol Timkovich, age 72, of Tuscaloosa, were held Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Father Michael Deering officiating. Burial followed in the church columbarium. Ms. Timkovich died Wednesday, Oct. 6 at UAB. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Mary Phillips

Graveside services for Ms. Mary Phillips, age 89, of Elrod, were held Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Elrod Cemetery. Ms. Phillips died Thursday, Oct. 7 at Forest Manor. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Cheryl Mitchell

Mrs. Cheryl Mitchell, age 49, of Bankston, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Rev. Jerry Parr

Funeral services for Rev. Jerry Parr, age 68, of Knoxville, Tenn. were held Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in Concord Cemetery. Rev. Parr died Monday, Oct. 4. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

David Roberts

Mr. David Roberts, age 42, of Birmingham, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. A private service was held. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Shirley Ann Smith

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Ann Smith, age 81, of Fayette, were held Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Tommy Smith and Bro. David Wilson officiated. Burial followed in New Liberty FWB Cemetery. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 2 at Fayette Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Charles Edward Coats

Celebration of life funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward Coats, age 82, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Sunset Funeral Home. Burial followed in Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery near Fayette. Rev. Wesley Robertson and Dr. Robert Honea officiated. Mr. Coats passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22 at his residence.

Doris Cummings

Funeral services for Mrs. Doris Cummings, age 86, of Fayette, were held Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at 1 p.m. from Southside Baptist Church. Bro. Robert Parrish and Lenwood Gilliam officiated. Burial followed in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery – Tuscaloosa County. She died Saturday, Oct. 2 at her residence.

Shirley Ann Smith

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Ann Smith, age 81, of Fayette, were held Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tommy Smith and Bro. David Wilson officiating. Burial followed in New Liberty FWB Cemetery. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 2 at Fayette Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Johnny Smith

Graveside services for Mr. Johnny Smith, age 68, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at Antioch Cemetery. Mr. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 2 at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Janice Glasgow

Funeral services for Mrs. Janice Glasgow, age 62, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Glasgow died Friday, Oct. 1 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Ellen Duckworth Smith

Graveside services for Ms. Ellen Duckworth Smith, age 60, of Fayette, were held Monday, Oct. 4, 2021 at 12 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, located on County Road 51. Ms. Smith died Tuesday, Sept. 28 in Fayette. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Vallischa Lamoureux

Graveside services for Ms. Vallischa Lamoureux, age 55, of Fayette, were held Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at 2 p.m. from Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Billy Carl Sullivan officiated. Ms. Lamoureux died Sunday, Sept. 26 at Fayette Medical Center.

Christine Fink

Mrs. Christine Fink, age 101, of Fayette, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at Fayette Long Term Care. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Jerry Duckworth

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Duckworth, age 77, of Fayette, will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at 11 a.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Mr. Duckworth died Saturday, Sept. 25 at Fayette Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Mary Paulette Pugh

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Paulette Pugh, age 71, of Northport, were held Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Liberty Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery in Crossville. Rocky Jerome Pugh officiated. Mrs. Pugh died Friday, Sept. 24 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Lynda Pinion

Funeral services for Lynda Pinion, age 77, of Sulligent, formerly of Fayette, were held Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens with Bro. Adrian Nottinson officiating. Mrs. Pinion died Wednesday, Sept. 22 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

James Edward Odom

Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Odom, age 81, of Bankston, were held Monday, Sept. 27, 2021 from Cleveland Church of Christ. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Jason Moore officiated. Mr. Odom died Wednesday, Sept. 22 at DCH Regional Medical Center from complications of Covid 19.

Claudia Calvin

Funeral services for Mrs. Claudia Calvin, age 97, of Fayette, will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at 12 noon from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Calvin died Wednesday, Sept. 22 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Miriam Foster Nabors

Funeral services for Mrs. Miriam Foster Nabors, age 76, of Kennedy, were held Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Belk Baptist Church with Rev. Gary Seay officiating. Burial followed in the Kennedy Cemetery. Mrs. Nabors died Tuesday, Sept. 21 at Fayette Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

George Nolden

Funeral services for Mr. George Nolden, age 65, of Bankston, were held Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021 at 12 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in the New Grove Cemetery in Bankston. Mr. Nolden died Monday, Sept. 20 at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Amy Marie Matthews

Funeral services for Miss Amy Marie Matthews, age 34, of Fayette, were held Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Miss Matthews died Monday, Sept. 20 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Rachel Jane Cofield

Mrs. Rachel Jane Cofield Whitley was called to her heavenly home Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at the age of 94. Due to Covid, a family graveside service was held at Fayette Memorial Gardens on Thursday, Sept. 23.

Shelby Lynn Webster

Funeral services for Miss Shelby Lynn Webster, age 12, of Vinemont, were held Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at Usrey Funeral Home in Pell City with Pastors Tony and Lisa German officiating. Miss Webster passed away on Sept. 17 in Birmingham.

Rachel Whitley

Mrs. Rachel Whitley, age 94, of Samantha, died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Clara Jean Reach

Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Jean Reach, age 90, of Stockbridge, Ga, will be held Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church where she was an active member. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday, Sept. 23 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com.

Mary Brand

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Brand, age 92, of Fayette, were held Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Brand died Friday, Sept. 17 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Herbert "Herb" Woodard

Funeral services for Mr. Herbert “Herb” Woodard, age 54, of Fayette, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 at 4 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. John Foles will officiate. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Woodard died Thursday, Sept. 16 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield.

Marjorie Snow Morris

Graveside services for Mrs. Marjorie Snow Morris, age 84, of Berry, were held Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at Boone Cemetery – Tuscaloosa County. Bro. Brand Hartsfield officiated. Mrs. Morris died Thursday, Sept. 16 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Bryan Scott Griffin

Mr. Bryan Scott Griffin, age 42, of Fayette, died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 at DCH Regional Medical Center. A private burial was held. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Mary Hindman

Mrs. Mary Hindman, age 95 of Fayette, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at Fayette Long Term Care. There will be a private family funeral.

Carolyn S. Hood

Funeral services for Ms. Carolyn S. Hood, age 65, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Jeff Wright officiating. Burial services were held Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 11 a.m. at Alabama National Cemetery. Ms. Hood died Saturday, Sept. 11 at Walker Baptist Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Connie Moore Wallace

Funeral services for Mrs. Connie Moore Wallace, age 79, of Fayette, were held Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at Nelson Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Davis officiating. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Wallace died Wednesday, Sept. 8 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Rakeysha Marchell Monroe

Ms. Rakeysha Marchell Monroe, age 40, of Fayette, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 at Fayette Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 at 12 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Toka Nell Hammack

Funeral services for Ms. Toka Nell Hammack, age 62, of Fayette, were held Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Byron Kimbrell officiating. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Ms. Hammack died Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Northwest Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Bobby Jack Kimbrell

Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Jack Kimbrell, age 78, of Berry, were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Bevans Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Kimbrell died Monday, Sept. 6 at St. Vincent’s Hospital.

Nathan Price

Funeral services for Mr. Nathan Price, age 18, of Fayette, were held Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Robert Parrish officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery. Mr. Price died Saturday, Sept. 4 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Pervy Wayne Carroll

Mr. Pervy Wayne Carroll, age 86, of Kennedy, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 at his residence. A private family graveside service was held on Friday, Aug. 27 at Kennedy City Cemetery. Bro. David Long officiated.

Chris Long

Funeral services for Mr. Chris Long, age 66, of Fayette County, were held Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Boone Cemetery. Mr. Long died Wednesday, Sept. 1 at Hospice of West Alabama.

William Bradley Lassetter

Funeral services for Mr. William Bradley Lassetter, age 42, of Fayette, were held Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens with Bro. Wil Corbett officiating. Mr. Lassetter died Thursday, Aug. 26 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Mary K. Shriver

Graveside services for Mrs. Mary K. Shriver, age 56, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 from Victory Tabernacle Cemetery in Columbus, Miss. Bro. Anthony Miller officiated. Mrs. Shriver died Sunday, Aug. 29 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Leroy Sanford

Mr. Leroy Sanford, age 78, of Fayette, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at his residence. The family held a private funeral at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery.

John Henry Files

Funeral services for Mr. John Henry Files, age 83, of Berry, were held Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Pea Ridge Community Church with Bro. Gary Lovette officiating,. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Files died Thursday, Aug. 26. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Gwen "Judy" Halbrook

Funeral services for Mrs. Gwen “Judy” Halbrook, age 79, of Bankston, were held Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at 4 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Davis Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Halbrook died Wednesday, Aug. 25.