Obituaries

Christopher Nalls

Funeral services for Mr. Christopher Nalls, age 59, of Fayette, were held Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at 12 noon at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Lonnie Hughes officiating. Burial followed in the Palestine Cemetery. Mr. Nalls died Thursday, Sept. 10 in Hamilton. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Myrtle Nuckols

Funeral services for Ms. Myrtle Nuckols, age 84, of Berry, were held Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Word of Life Church with Rev. Adam Darty officiating. Burial followed in the Patton Hill Cemetery. Ms. Nuckols died Thursday, September 10 at her residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Patty Ann Fields

Funeral services for Ms. Patty Ann Fields, age 56, of Belk, were held Friday, September 11, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in the Rowland Cemetery. Ms. Fields died Tuesday, September 8 in Winfield. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Beth Miller

A Celebration of Life for Beth Elaine Miller, age 68, was held Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6 p.m. at Sanford’s Grill in the Bankston community with Rev. Caleb Aldridge officiated. She was laid to rest at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo with Chaplain Leonard Rigsby officiating.

Ruby Nell Pendley

Funeral services for Ms. Ruby Nell Pendley, age 91, of Berry, were held Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Bro. Kaleb Hall officiating. Burial followed in the Berry City Cemetery. Ms. Pendley died Wednesday, Sept. 2 in Columbus, Miss. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Don Roddey

Mr. Don Ray Roddey, age 86, of Anderson, SC, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020 at Rainey Hospice House. Mr. Roddey was laid to rest at the MJ (Dolly) Cooper Veteran’s Cemetery in Anderson, SC.

Ned Smith

Graveside services for Mr. Ned Smith, age 80, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, August 25, 2020, from Hopewell Cemetery in Fayette with Bro. Steve Stamps officiating. Mr. Smith died Monday, August 24 at the Fayette Medical Center.

Jim Fuqua

A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Jim Fuqua, age 67 of Fayette, will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Mr. Fuqua died Thursday, Sept. 3 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Dr. Paul W. Busby

Funeral services for Dr. Paul W. Busby, age 64, of Berry, were held Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 7 p.m., in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Dave Wyers and John Tyler Uptain officiated. Burial followed in the Salem Nazarene Cemetery. Dr. Busby took Jesus by the hand and was escorted into his new heavenly home at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.

Reba Janice Bailey

Graveside services for Ms. Reba Janice Bailey, age 77, of Northport, were held Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Sylvan Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Keith Higgins officiated. Ms. Bailey died Thursday, Sept. 3 at DCH - Northport. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Shirley Martin McCaa

Graveside services for Mrs. Shirley McCaa, age 79 of Fayette, were held Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. McCaa passed away on Monday, Aug. 31 at her residence.

Kayla Elizabeth Jean Burnett

Funeral services for Miss Kayla Burnett, age 20 of Northport, were held Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, from Bethabara Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa county. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Miss Burnett died Friday, Aug. 28 in Tuscaloosa. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Louise Price

Funeral services for Mrs. Louise Price, age 89, of Fayette, were held Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Liberty FWB Cemetery in Crossville. Mrs. Price died Friday, Aug. 28 at Diversicare in Winfield. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

David Lavail Freeman

Graveside services for Mr. David Lavail Freeman, age 54, of Roy, Washington, were held Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 at Williamson-Jones Cemetery. Bro. Alfred Banks officiated. Mr. Freeman died Wednesday, Aug. 19 in Washington. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Barbara Sue Rutledge Jones

Graveside services for Mrs. Barbara Sue Rutledge Jones, age 77, of Hubbertville, were held Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at 11 a.m., at White’s Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery. Bro. James Wyers and Bro. Larry Alexander officiated. Mrs. Jones died Friday, Aug. 28 at Brookwood Medical Center.

Wallace Richard Hubbert

Funeral services for Mr. Wallace Richard Hubbert, age 79, of Hubbertville, were held Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at 3 p.m., from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Hubbertville Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. Hubbert died Friday, Aug. 28 at his residence.

Alex Chaffin

Funeral services for Mr. Alex Addison Chaffin, age 34, of Hubbertville, were held Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, at 11 a.m., from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Berea Church of Christ Cemetery. Alex passed away Saturday, Aug. 22 in the UAB Hospital in Birmingham.

Mary Ann Hubbert

Funeral services for Ms. Mary Ann Hubbert, age 70, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Camp Comfort Cemetery. Ms. Hubbert died Monday, Aug. 24 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Angela Hannah

Funeral services for Mrs. Angela Hannah, age 63, of Vernon, were held Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 from Berry Baptist Church. Bro. Rod Ward officiated. Burial followed in the Ashcraft Corner Cemetery. Mrs. Hannah died Monday, Aug. 24 at Fayette Medical Center.

James Bynum

Funeral services for Mr. James Bynum, age 90, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Adriennen Nottonson officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Bynum died Monday, Aug. 24 at his residence.

William Watkins

Funeral services for Mr. William Watkins, age 39, of Tuscaloosa, were held Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 from Shady Grove Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Watkins died Wednesday, Aug. 19 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Melba Dean Lawrence Eads

Funeral services for Ms. Melba Dean Lawrence Eads, age 70, of Navarre, Fla., formerly of Carbon Hill, were held Sunday, Augu. 16, 2020 from Miles Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Union Chapel Cemetery. Ms. Eads died Wednesday, Aug. 12 at her residence. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directed.

Haskell D. Barnes

Mr. Haskell D. Barnes, age 89, of Fayette, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at his residence. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Doris Howe

Funeral services for Ms. Doris Howe, age 75, of Fayette, were held Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at 2 p.m., from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Tim Fields and Rev. Thomas Fields officiating. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Ms. Howe died Monday, Aug. 17 at DCH – Northport. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Thomas John Mulanix

Funeral services for Mr. Thomas John Mulanix, age 53, of Tuscaloosa, were held Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Holy Spirit Catholic Church with Father Gerald Hollaway officiating. Burial followed in the church columbarium. Mr. Mulanix died Monday, August 17 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Randal Bagwell

Mr. Randall Bagwell, age 62, of Fayette, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 at Hospice of West Alabama. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Sharon Walker

Funeral services for Ms. Sharon Walker, age 49, of Georgia, will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, at 12 noon, from Nelson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11-12 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Palestine Baptist Church Cemetery. Ms. Walker died Friday, July 31 in Georgia. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

John Marvin "J.M." Nuckols

Funeral services for Mr. John Marvin “J.M.” Nuckols, age 89, of Berry, were held Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, at 2 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home. Bro. Robert Yerby officiated. Burial followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Berry. He died Thursday, Aug. 6 at his residence.

John S. "Johnny" Park, Jr.

Graveside services for Mr. John S. “Johnny” Park, Jr., age 71, of Knoxville, were held Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Levi Corey officiating. Mr. Park died Sunday, Aug. 2 at DCH – Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Donald "Donny" Moore

Funeral services for Mr. Don Moore, age 70, of Spanish Fort, formerly of Fayette, were held Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Hopewell Cemetery in Fayette. Mr. Moore died Monday, Aug. 3 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Shane Flippo

Mr. Shane Flippo, age 50, of Fayette, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 at Fayette Medical Center. A memorial service was held Sunday, Aug. 9 at Guthrie Smith Park. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Maxene Trull

Funeral services for Mrs. Maxene Trull, age 84, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, at 2 p.m., from Rehobeth Baptist Church. Bro. T. B. Stringfellow officiated. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

James Dean Sanford

Funeral services for Mr. James Dean Sanford, age 84, of Northport, formerly of Fayette, were held Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at 11 a.m., from Magnolia North Chapel. Burial followed in Sunset Memorial Park. Mr. Sanford died Thursday, July 30 at Northport DCH. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Arnold "Pete" Pendley

Funeral services for Mr. Arnold “Pete” Pendley, age 79, of Berry, were held Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 2 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Pendley Chapel Community Cemetery. Mr. Pendley died Tuesday, July 21 at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Lynn Kimbrell

Funeral services for Mr. Lynn Kimbrell, age 73, of Fayette, were held Friday, July 24, 2020, at 2 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Kimbrell died Tuesday, July 21 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Donald "Don" Honeycutt

Funeral services for Mr. Donald “Don” Honeycutt, age 87, of Berry, were held Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at 3 p.m., from Berry Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Berry. Bro. Rod Ward officiated. Mr. Honeycutt died Friday, July 31 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Kathy Files

Funeral services for Ms. Kathy Files, age 58, of Berry, were held Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at 3 p.m., at Alta Baptist Church with Rev. Eric Milligan officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Ms. Files died Thursday, July 30 at DCH – Northport. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

William M. Johnson

Funeral services for Mr. William M. Johnson, age 69, of LaMarque, Texas, were held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Bankhead Cemetery. Mr. Johnson died Friday, July 24 in Texas. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Dr. Jon Emory Sanford

Dr. Jon Emory Sanford, age 79, a long-time resident of Fayette, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Kirkwood by the River Skilled Nursing, after extended illnesses. A private service will be held on Friday, July 31. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Henry Black

Mr. Henry Black, age 68, of Millport died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at DCH Hospital in Tuscaloosa. A memorial service was held at Millport Baptist Church Friday, July 24, at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Bethlehem Methodist Church in Fayette. Dowdle Funeral Home of Millport directed.

Wanda Juanita Roberts

Graveside services for Mrs. Wanda Juanita Roberts, age 93, of Fayette, were held Sunday, July 26, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro, Lon D. Moon officiating. Mrs. Roberts died Friday, July 24.

Kathleen Goree

Mrs. Kathleen Goree, age 80, of Fayette, died Monday, July 20, 2020 at her residence. A private funeral service was held at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Kennedy City Cemetery. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

David Freeman

Funeral services for Mr. James David Freeman, age 70, formerly of Fayette, were held Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Kaleb Hall officiated. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Freeman died Monday, July 13 at Bibb Medical Center Nursing Home.

Scotty Keeton

Mr. Scotty Wayne Keeton, age 48, of Bankston, died Monday, July 13, 2020 at Fayette Medical Center. The family received friends on July 18 at Nelson Funeral Home. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.