Obituaries

William Douglas Stripling

Funeral services with military honors for Mr. William Douglas Stripling, 93, of Jasper (formerly of Fayette), were held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. from Jasper’s First Baptist Church. Bishop Harold Kelley and Rev. Lamar Cox officiated. Loving words were shared by Rev. Dexter Guin, Rev. Art Werner and Carson Roberts. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper. Mr. Stripling passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

Zelona Cunningham

Funeral services for Mrs. Zelona Cunningham, age 83 of Tuscaloosa, were held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, from Samantha Holiness Church. Bro. Denny Renfroe, Bro. Greg Strickland and Bro. Allen Cunningham officiated. Burial followed in Yellow Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Mrs. Cunningham died Tuesday, Aug. 2 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Jay Dee Black

Funeral services for Mr. Jay Dee Black, age74 of Fayette, were held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. from First Baptist Church. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. He died Tuesday, Aug. 2, at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Yvonne Townley

Funeral services for Mrs. Yvonne Townley, age 82 of Fayette, were held Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Lamar Cox officiatedBurial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Townley died Monday, Aug.1 at Fayette Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Barbara Sue Roberts

Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Sue Roberts, age 70 of Fayette, were held Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, from Hopewell Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Shane Smith officiated. Mrs. Roberts died Monday, Aug. 1, at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Linda L. Jones

Funeral services for Ms. Linda L. Jones, age 74, of Crossville, were held Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. from Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Josh Musgrove officiating. Burial followed in Shiloh-Pinhook Cemetery. She died Sunday, July 31, at Fayette Medical Center Long Term Care.

Joshua Eugene Plowman

Funeral services for Mr. Joshua Eugene Plowman, age 22 of Buhl, were held Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, at 2 p.m. from Buhl Baptist Church. He died Friday, July 29, in Tuscaloosa County. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Anna Glenn Sharp

Funeral services for Ms. Anna Glenn Sharp, age 31 of Tuscaloosa, were held Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at 3 p.m. from First United Methodist Church of Tuscaloosa. Rev. Amy Howard and Dr. Clinton Hubbard, Jr. officiated. She died Tuesday, July 26 at UAB Hospital. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed

Jennifer Gilliam Head

Funeral services for Mrs. Jennifer Gilliam Head, age 48 of Fayette, were held Wednesday, July 27, 2022, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Studdards Crossroads Cemetery. She died Sunday, July 24, at her residence.

Mary C. Underwood

Graveside services for Ms.Mary C. Underwood, age 74 of Tuscaloosa, were held Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Mr. Scott McCown officiating. She died Friday, July 22 at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Jerald B. Brown

Funeral services for Mr.Jerald B. Brown, age 59 of Berry, were held Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 6 p.m. from Union Grove Baptist Church.He died Thursday, July 21, at home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Nancy Williams McDonald

Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Williams McDonald, age 55 of Fayette, were held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 3 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery in Bluff. Rev. C.W. Box and Bro. Carl Porter officiated. She died Wednesday, July 20.

Ila Louise Thomas

Funeral services for Ms.Ila Louise Thomas, age 83 of Fayette, were held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 112 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel.Rev. Kenneth Stough officiated. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel cemetery. She died Monday, July 18 in Huntsville. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Teresa Dunavant Bowles

Funeral services for Mrs. Teresa Dunavant Bowles, age 57 of Bankston, were held Sunday, July 17, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Cedar Grove cemetery. Josh Frazier, Stephen Rogers and Darren Pollard officiated. She died Friday, July 15, at her residence.

Velma Bozeman

Funeral services for Mrs.Velma Bozeman, age 86 of Berry, were held Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 3 p.m. from Berry Freewill Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, July 14, at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Norwood Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Doug Sanford

Funeral services for Mr. Doug Sanford, age 79 of Fayette, were held Thursday, July 14, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Scott Montgomery and Josh Sanford officiated.He died Tuesday, July 12, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Lucy McCaleb

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy McCaleb, age 92 of Fayette, were held Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from New River Church of Christ. Bro. Joel Morrison will officiated.Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. She passed away Friday, July 15, 2022 at her residence.

Milford Glasgow

Funeral services for Mr.Milford Glasgow, age 74 of Winfield, were held Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 2 p.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Funeral Home. Burial followed in Piney Grove Cemetery. He died Monday, July 11, at his residence. Norwood Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Joe Dodson Cargile

Funeral services for Mr. Joe Dodson Cargile, age 87 of Fayette, were held Monday, July 11, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Mt. Vernon Methodist Church Cemetery. Bro. Randy Burbank and Bro. Kenneth Stough officiated. He died Friday, July 8, at Fayette Long Term Care.

Tommy Chambless

Funeral services for Mr. Tommy Chambless, age 74 of Fayette, will be held Friday, July 15, 2022 at 2 p.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial will follow in Sand Springs Cemetery. Mr. Chambless died Tuesday, June 28 at Hospice of West Alabama. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Patti Smith Williams

Mrs. Patti Smith Williams, age 59 of Fayette, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at her residence. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Dorothy Marie Townsend

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Marie Townsend, age 90 of Fayette, will be held Thursday, June 30, 2022, at 10 a.m. from Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at the funeral home. Mrs. Townsend died on Saturday, June 25, at home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Mellie Morrison

Funeral services for Mrs. Mellie Morrison, age 98 of Fayette, were held Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 3 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Covin Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Billy Carl Sullivan officiated. She passed away Thursday, June 23, at her residence.

Betty Deavours

Memorial services were held for Mrs. Betty Deavours, age 88 of Berry, on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 1 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. She died Wednesday, June 22, at Hospice of West Alabama.

Fred J. Whitfield

Funeral services for Mr. Fred J. Whitfield, age 63, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church. Burial followed in Bankhead Cemetery. Mr. Whitfield died Tuesday, June 21 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Betty Sue Parker

Funeral services for Ms. Betty Sue Parker, age 76, of Kennedy, were held Friday, June 24, 2022 at 3 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Bro. Michael Feltman officiating. Burial followed in Higdon Memorial Cemetery. Ms. Parker died Tuesday, June 21 at her residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Mary Frances Townsend

Funeral services for Ms. Mary Frances Townsend, of Cottondale, were held Friday, June 24, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Burial followed in the church columbarium. Ms. Townsend died Sunday, June 19 at Hospice of West Alabama. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Annie Lauren Davis Lollar

Funeral services for Ms. Annie Laura Davis Lollar, age 95, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed at Boley Springs Cemetery. Ms. Lollar died Sunday, June 19 at her residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Charles Bailey

Graveside services for Mr. Charles Bailey, age 68, of Tuscaloosa, were held Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Sylvan Methodist Cemetery in Fosters. Mr. Bailey died Saturday, June 18 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Ann Burnett

Ms. Ann Burnett, age 80, of Northport, died Friday, June 17, 2022 at her residence. A private service was held. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Bobby Aldridge

Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Aldridge, age 74, of Winfield, will be held Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 10 a.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Mr. Aldridge died Monday, June 13 at Generations of Vernon. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Joyce Moore Taylor

Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Moore Taylor, age 92, of Kennedy, were held Monday, June 13, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rick Taylor officiating. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Taylor died Saturday, June 11 at her residence.

David Hocutt

Mr. David Hocutt, age 79, of Berry, died Friday, June 10, 2022 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Northport. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Andrew B. Gerrard

Funeral services for Mr. Andrew B. Gerrard, age 37, of Tuscaloosa, were held Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church Chapel with Father Michael Deering officiating. Burial followed in the church columbarium. Mr. Gerrard died Sunday, June 5 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Velma Hancock

Funeral services for Ms. Velma Hancock, age 93, of Berry, were held Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Alta Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Ms. Hancock died Sunday, June 5 at her residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

James "Jim" Berry

Funeral services for Mr. James “Jim” Berry, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church with Father Danny Whitehead officiating. Mr. Berry died Monday, May 30.

Robert J. Wilson

Funeral services for Mr. Robert J. Wilson, age 71, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 4, 2022 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery. Mr. Wilson died Sunday, May 29 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Bradley Owen Hallman

Funeral services for Mr. Bradley Owen Hallman, age 38, of Northport, were held Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from Tabernacle Freewill Baptist Church. Burial followed in Tuscaloosa Memorial Park. Mr. Hallman died Wednesday, May 18. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

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