Obituaries

Billy Oral Cochran

Memorial services for Mr. Billy Oral Cochran, age 57, of Brilliant, were held Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 from the Turnaround Church in Winfield. Mr. Cochran died Friday, July 27 in Brilliant. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield.

Frances Carr

Miss Frances Carr, age 100, of Fayette, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at Fayette Long Term Care. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette 

Kathelene Shaw

Funeral services for Mrs. Kathelene Shaw, age 68, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Shaw died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Hospice of West Alabama. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Ronald Joe Taylor

Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Joe Taylor, age 66, of Tuscaloosa, were held Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at 12 noon, at First United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa. Mr. Taylor died Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Hospice of West Alabama. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Joe Ferrell Dodd

Funeral services for Mr. Joe Ferrell Dodd, age 69, of Whites Chapel Community near Glen Allen, were held Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at 6 p.m., from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Sprinkle Family Cemetery. Joel Morrison and Larry Alexander officiated. Mr. Dodd died Tuesday, July 31 in the Hospice Care Center in St. Martins in the Pines near Birmingham.

Edna A. Henry Esquivel

Funeral services for Ms. Edna Esquivel, age 74, of Coker, were held Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Burial followed in the Coker Cemetery. Father Michael Dearing officiated. Ms. Esquivel died Wednesday, Aug. 1 at DCH in Tuscaloosa.
Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Patricia Ann Cooper

Funeral services for Patricia Ann Cooper, age 65, of Fayette, were held Monday, July 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. from Otts Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Taylor Springs Cemetery. Bro. Matthew Paul officiated. Ms. Cooper died Saturday, July 21 at Grandview Hospital in Birmingham.

Prejoice Franks

Funeral services for Mrs. Prejoice Franks, age 70, of Fayette, were held Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Zion Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Franks died Friday, July 27 at Fayette Medical Center.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Michael Edward Dubchy

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Edward Dubchy, age 49, of Hillsboro, Fla., were held Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Dubchy died Friday, July 27 in Florida.
Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Faye Hubbert

Funeral services for Mrs. Faye McCaleb Hubbert, age 86, of Fayette, were held Sunday, July 29, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Camp Comfort Cemetery. Rick McCabe officiated.

Verna Ann Skurka Londono

Funeral services for Ms. Verna Anne Skurka Londono, age 69, of Daytona Beach, Fla., will be held Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tuscaloosa. Father Michael Deering and Father John Fallon will officiate. Burial will follow at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park. Ms. Londono died Friday, July 1 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Jerry Hayes

Mr. Jerry M. Hayes, age 74, of Fayette, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 16, 2018. The memorial service to celebrate his life was on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at 2 p.m., at the Central Church of Christ in Fayette. He was preceded in death by his par

James Wright

Mr. James Edward Wright, age 78, of Fayette, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Robert Vowel

Funeral services for Mr. Robert E. Vowell, age 84, of Winfield, were held Friday, July 13, 2018, at 1 p.m., at Norwood Chapel Funeral Home. Burial followed at Spring Hill Cemetery. Mr. Vowell died Monday, July 9.  

Velva Fowler

Funeral services for Ms. Velva Irene Fowler, age 74, of Fayette, will be held Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Trinity Church of God with Rev. Leland Sapp and Rev. John Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Ms. Fowler died Saturday, July 7 at DCH in Tuscaloosa. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette will direct.

Edward McClinton

Funeral services for Mr. Edward McClinton, age 76, of Fayette, were held Saturday, July 7, 2018, from West Highland Church of Christ. Burial followed in Bankhead Cemetery-McKinney Addition. Mr. McClinton died Tuesday, July 3 at Hospice of West Alabama. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

William "Billy" Hollis, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. William “Billy” Hollis, Sr., age 62 of Brilliant, formerly of Fayette, were held Wednesday, June 27, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Joel Isham officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Mr. Hollis died Monday, June 25 at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Rex Manasco

Funeral services for Mr. Rex Manasco, age 67, of Fayette, were held Sunday, July 1, 2018, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in El Bethel Cemetery. Bro. Tom Nix and Bro. Chris Locke officiated. Mr. Manasco died Friday, June 29 at Fayette Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Joe Hayden Robertson

Graveside services for Mr. Joe Hayden Robertson, age 73, of Fosters, were held Monday, July 2, 2018, at 3 p.m., at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Ralph. Dr. Levy Coray officiated. Mr. Robertson died Saturday, June 30 at Foley. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Herbert Kizzire

Herbert Kizzire Funeral services for Mr. Herbert Kizzire, age 85, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 5 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Whitson Cemetery. Mr. Kizzire died Thursday, June 21 at Northport Medical Center.

Faye Mills Campbell

Funeral services for Mrs. Faye Mills Campbell, age 94, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Campbell died on Wednesday, June 20, at DCH in Tuscaloosa.

Regina Smith

Funeral services for Ms. Regina Burns Smith, age 35, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in Springhill Cemetery. Ms. Smith died Wednesday, June 20, at Fayette Medical Center. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Randy Paul Rushing

Funeral services for Mr. Randy Paul Rushing, age 59, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Dowdle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Meadow Branch Cemetery in Kennedy. Mr. Rushing died Monday, June 11 at his residence in Fayette.

James Wade Cook

Graveside services for Mr. James Wade Cook, age 69, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Millport. Mr. Cook died Tuesday, June 12 at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa.

Denver Turner

Funeral services for Mr. Denver Turner, age 21, of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 16, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Rev. Kathy Griffin and Dr. Steve Strange officiated. Denver was born February 18, 1997. He died Monday, June 11.

Carlos Cole

Funeral services for Mr. Carlos Cole, age 40, of Fayette, will be held Friday, June 22, 2018, at 1 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Bankhead Cemetery – McKinney Addition. Mr. Cole died Wednesday, June 13 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Vertie Lee Wilson Cook

Funeral services for Mrs. Vertie Lee Wilson Cook, age 81, of Fayette, were held Monday, June 11, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Bankhead Cemetery. Mrs. Cook died Thursday, June 7 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Betty Barnes

Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Barnes, age 89, of Berry, were held Friday, June 8, 2018 at Berry United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Berry City Cemetery. Mrs. Barnes died Tuesday, June 5 at Forest Manor Nursing Home.

Robert Jeffery O'Dell

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Jeffery O’Dell, age 59, of Reform, were held Friday, June 8, 2018 at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel at 2 p.m., with Rev. Tim Tindle officiating. Burial followed at Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. O’Dell died Monday, June 4 in Holly Pond.

Robert Fowler

A graveside service for Mr. Robert Fowler, age 62, of Bankston, was held Friday, June 1, 2018 from Bevan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Rodney Ward officiated. Mr. Fowler died Monday, May 28 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Jerry Lindsey

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Lindsey, age 74, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Lindsey died Sunday, June 3 at Walker Baptist Medical Center in Jasper. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Michael "Mike" Ray

Funeral services for Mr. Michael “Mike” Ray, age 62, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from Big Hill Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Ray died Saturday, June 2 at Hospice of West Alabama. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Larry Sagely

Mr. Larry Sagely, age 65, of Fayette, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at St. Vincent’s Blunt in Oneonta. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Rev. Aaron Barney Olive

Funeral services for Reverend Aaron Barney Olive, age 81, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at 2 p.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home. Rev. Scott McCullar and Rev. Michael Duckworth officiated. Burial followed in the Macedonia Baptist Church (Gumbud) Cemetery. Rev. Olive died Monday, June 4 at Pine Valley Retirement Community in Tuscaloosa.

Deborah Glasgow

Funeral services for Ms. Deborah A. Glasgow, age 50, of Fayette were held Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 11 a.m., at Piney Grove Church. Rev. Norman Burrage and Rev. Delton Harrison officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Ms. Glasgow died Thursday, May 31 at Fayette Medical Center ER. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Wesley Dale Webb

Funeral services for Mr. Wesley Dale Webb, age 41, of Winfield, were held Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 2 p.m., from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. Robbie Robertson officiated. Burial followed in the Fairview Cemetery. Mr. Webb died Monday, May 21 at his residence. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield directed.