Obituaries

William Wate Roberts

Graveside services for Mr. William Wate Roberts, age 77, of Fayette, will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Winfield City Cemetery with Rev. Cody Roberts officiating. Mr. Roberts died Friday, May 20 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Melinda Jane Miller

Funeral services for Ms. Melinda Jane Miller, age 63, of Berry, were held Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Andrew “Drew” Self officiating. Burial followed in Alta Baptist Church Cemetery. Ms. Miller died Thursday, May 19 at Fayette Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Elizabeth T. Wright

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth T. Wright, age 90, of Fayette, will be held Friday, May 27, 2022 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Wright died Wednesday, May 18 at DCH. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Shirley Ann Dunn Clark

SHIRLEY ANN DUNN CLARK Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Ann Dunn Clark, age 75, of Berry, were held Saturday, May 21, 2022 from Berry Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Kenneth Bozeman officiating. Burial followed in Berry City Cemetery. Mrs. Clark died Wednesday, May 18 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Donna Ballard

Funeral services for Ms. Donna Ballard, age 71, of Cottondale, were held Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Father Michael Deering officiating. Burial followed in the church columbarium. Ms. Ballard died Wednesday, May 18 at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Velma Louise Curington

Funeral services for Mrs. Velma Louise Curington, age 87, of Berry, were held Friday, May 20, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Jones officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Curington died Sunday, May 15 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Daniel Rex Haney

Funeral services for Mr. Daniel Rex Haney, age 81, better known as Rex, of the Wayside Community, were held Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 1 p.m. from the Winfield Freewill Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Old Union Cemetery near Wayside. Mr. Haney passed away Saturday, May 14 at his residence.

Daniel R. Kelley

Mr. Daniel R. Kelley, age 76, of Northport, died Friday, May 13, 2022 at Northport Medical Center. Daniel was a member of Salem Baptist Church and a retired coal miner of 29 years.

Kerry Lewis Bonner

Funeral services for Mr. Kerry Lewis Bonner, age 52, of Decatur, were held Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 6 p.m. from Shelton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Union First CM Church Cemetery in Boaz on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Mr. Bonner died Friday, May 13 at Huntsville Hospital.

Jewel D. Whitt

Mrs. Jewel D. Whitt, age 77, of Fayette, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Northport DCH. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Velma Curington

Mrs. Velma Curington, age 87, of Berry, died Sunday, May 15, 2022 at her residence. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

David Gilliland

Funeral services for Mr. David Gilliland, age 75, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery in Tuscaloosa County. Mr. Gilliland died Friday, May 13 at Generations of Vernon. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Ray Clark

Funeral services for Mr. Ray Clark, age 81, of Berry were held Saturday, May 14, 2022 from Berry Baptist Church with Bro. Rod Ward officiating. Burial followed in Berry City Cemetery. Mr. Clark died Wednesday, May 11 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Chanteas Jerome Rodgers

Funeral services for Mr. Chanteas Jerome Rodgers, age 27, of Lilburn, Ga., were held Saturday, May 14, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Samuel Cole officiating. Mr. Rodgers died Friday, May 6 in Stone Mountain, Ga. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Annie Christine Brashier Rainwater

uneral services for Mrs. Annie Christine Brashier Rainwater, age 87, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Allen Morrison and Timothy “TK” Kimbrell officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Rainwater died Friday, May 6 at Fayette Long Term Care. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Michael Byrd McCaleb

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Byrd McCaleb, age 68, of Eldridge, were held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 5 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the White’s Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. McCaleb passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Johnnie McRight Guin

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie McRight Guin, age 96, of Winfield, were held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12 noon from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Zion Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Guin passed away Wednesday, May 4 in the Fayette Long Term Care Facility.

Wilhelm Richard Flottman

Funeral services for Mr. Wilhelm Richard Flottman, age 94, of Fayette, were held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 12 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Leland Sapp and Rev. Ed Nelson officiating. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Flottman died Thursday, May 5 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Jerry Sanford

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Sanford, age 72, of Fayette, were held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Allen Morrison and Timothy “TK” Kimbrell officiating. Burial followed in Hopewell Cemetery. Mr. Sanford died Wednesday, May 4 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Margaret Davis

Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Davis, age 70, of Fayette, were held Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery. Mrs. Davis died Sunday, May 1 at Noland Hospital.

Shakeitha Monroe

Funeral services for Miss Shakeitha Monroe, age 36, of Tuscaloosa, will be held Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Miss Monroe died Friday, April 29 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Michael Jeff Matthews

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Jeff Matthews, age 75, of the Bluff community, were held Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 2 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery near Bluff with military honors presented at the graveside. Mr. Matthews passed away Thursday, April 28 at his residence.

Shelby Lene Hardy Watts

Funeral services for Ms. Shelby Lene Hardy Watts, age 71, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Bro. Wil Corbett officiating. Burial followed in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Ms. Watts passed away Saturday, April 23 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Timothy Maurice Nolden

Funeral services for Mr. Timothy Maurice Nolden, age 63, of Fayette, will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 12 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. The body will lie in state Friday from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Burial will follow at New Grove Cemetery. Mr. Nolden died Tuesday, April 26 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Mike Ellison

Funeral services for Mr. Mike Ellison, age 74, of Belk, were held Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home with Bro. Scotty Hogan and Bro. Robert Parrish officiating. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Ellison died Sunday, April 24 at his residence.

Robert C. Black

Funeral services for Mr. Robert C. Black, age 85, of Fayette, were held Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Al Morrison and Rev. Nora Newby officiating. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery. Mr. Black died Saturday, April 16 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Alvie L. Poole

Funeral services for Mrs. Alvie L. Poole, age 87, of Fayette, were held Sunday, April 24, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Ricky Cotton, Alex Aldridge, and Noah Colburn officiating. Burial followed in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Atticus Lee Lambert

Precious angel Atticus Lee Lambert, beloved infant son of Austin Lambert and Tristen Weldon of Carbon Hill, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Atticus laughed and smiled throughout his four months and five days, he was always bringing joy and happiness to everyone he touched.

Olan G. Waldrop, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Olan G. Waldrop, Jr., age 77, of Fosters, were held Monday, April 25, 2022 at 12 noon at Sylvan Methodist Church with Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Waldrop died Sunday, April 17 at Hospice of West Alabama. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Dennis Garber

Mr. Dennis Garber, age 72, of Fayette, died Friday, April 15, 2022 at DCH Regional Medical Center. A visitation was held Monday, April 18 from Bethlehem Methodist Church. Burial followed in New Bethel Cemetery in New Tripoli, Pa. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Gerald Eugene Salak

Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Eugene Salak, age 99, of Starkville, Miss., formerly of Fayette, were held Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery. Mr. Salak died Thursday, April 14 in Starkville, Miss. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Betty Fields

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Fields, age 78, of Fayette, were held Saturday, April 16, 2022 from Hopewell Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Howard and Bro. Terry Joe Oswalt officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Fields died Thursday, April 14 at Fayette Long Term Care. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Betty J. Ray

Funeral services for Ms. Betty J. Ray, age 74, of Fayette, were held Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Celebrations Worship Center at 12 noon with Rev. James Godsay officiating. Ms. Ray died Wednesday, April 13 at Fayette Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Verlon Woodard

Graveside services for Mr. Verlon Woodard, age 94, of Blountsville, formerly of Fayette, were held Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial followed in New River Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. Woodard died Saturday, April 9 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Ernest Ray Jordan

Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Ray Jordan, age 87, were held Tuesday, April 12, 2022, from Hubbertville Church of Christ. Burial followed in New River Church of Christ Cemetery. Clark Sims officiated.He died Saturday, April 9.

Joyce Darlene Griffin

Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Darlene Griffin, age 44 of Berry, were held Monday, April 11, 2022, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. She died Saturday, April 9, at Lakewood Community Hospital in Haleyville. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Darrell Odom

Funeral services for Mr. Darrell Odom, age 50 of Fayette, were held Sunday, April 10, 2022, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Cleveland Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. Odom died Friday, April 8, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Brian Heath Neely

Mr. Brian Heath Neely, age 55 of Fayette, died Friday, April 8, 2022 at his residence. The family held a private service. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Malcom Jacobs

Funeral services for Mr. Malcolm Jacobs, age 63 of Knoxville, were held Sunday, April 10, 2022, at 2 p.m.from Bethel Baptist Church in Ralph. Rev. Dan Arsenault and Rev. Dr. Levy Corey officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. He died Friday, April 8 at his home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Annette Belk

Funeral services for Mrs. Annette Belk, age 84 of Fayette, were held Monday, April 11, 2022, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Bethlehem Methodist Church Cemetery. She died Thursday, April 7, at Arbor Woods Rehab in Reform. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Hazel Salak

Funeral services for Ms. Hazel Salak, age 90 of Starkville, Miss., formerly of Fayette, were held Friday, April 8, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Davis officiating. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery. She died Tuesday, April 5 in Columbus, Miss. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Virginia Ann Geist

Mrs. Virginia Ann Geist, age 73 of Berry, died Monday, April 4, 2022, at her residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Jeffery Wayne Smith

Funeral services for Mr. Jeffery Wayne Smith, age 57 of Fayette, were held Friday, April 8, 2022, at 11 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home. Burial followed in El Bethel Buncomb Cemetery. He died Sunday, April 3 at home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Carolyn Smith

Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Smith, age 86, of Berry, will be held Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 4 p.m. from New Hope Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. on Thursday at the church. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, April 2 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.