Obituaries

Isabella Freeman Scipio

Funeral services for Mrs. Isabella Freeman Scipio, age 96, formerly of Fayette, were held Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 from Shady Grove Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Scipio died Friday, July 26 in Florida. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Alfred Bircheat

Mr. Alfred Bircheat, age 78, of Fayette, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at his residence. A memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 9 at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Tommy Smith officiated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Jessie Levenston Hancock

Funeral services for Mr. Jessie Levenston Hancock, age 90, of Berry, were held Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Alta Baptist Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Rev. Eric Milligan and Rev. Steven Tyree officiated. Mr. Hancock died Monday, Aug. 5 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Wynell Martin

Funeral services for Mrs. Wynell Martin, age 77, of Muscle Shoals, formerly of Fayette, were held Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at 4 p.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel with Rev. Darryl Ballew and Rev. Jared Lovelace officiating. Burial followed at Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Martin died Monday, Aug. 5.

Elizabeth Stilwell Vance

ELIZABETH STILWELL VANCE Graveside services for Ms. Elizabeth Stilwell Vance, age 87, of Northport, were held Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery. Father Frank Muscolino officiated. Ms. Vance died Friday, Aug. 2 in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Dr. Louis Jackson Montgomery

Funeral services for Dr. Louis Jackson Montgomery, age 88, of Pecos, Texas, formerly of Fayette, were held Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Miles Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mayfield Church of Christ Cemetery. Dr. Montgomery died Sunday, July 21 at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center in McKinney, Texas. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directed.

John Thomas Campbell, Sr.

Funeral services for Mr. John Thomas Campbell, Sr., age 86, of Vestavia, were held Monday, July 22, 2019 at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church in Homewood. Entombment was at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, South in Birmingham. Mr. Campbell died Thursday, July 16.

Martha Earnes

Graveside services for Ms. Martha Earnest, age 68, of Fayette, will be held Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. from Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery – Flatwoods. Ms. Earnest died Friday, Aug. 2 at her residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Margreet Long

Funeral services for Mrs. Margreet Long, age 96, of Fort Payne, were held Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Boone Cemetery. Mrs. Long died Thursday, Aug. 1 at Crowne Health Care in Fort Payne. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

John O'Reilly

Mr. John O’Reilly, age 47, of Fayette, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at DCH Regional Medical Center. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Lanny Wade Moore

Funeral services for Mr. Lanny Wade Moore, of Tuscaloosa, were held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Langford-Gwinn Funeral Home. Burial followed in Woodruff, S.C. Mr. Moore died Tuesday, July 23 in Tuscaloosa. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette

Emma Kelly

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Kelly, age 93, of Robertsdale, formerly of Fayette, were held Monday, July 29, 2019 at 1 p.m., from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Mrs. Kelly died Monday, July 22 in Robertsdale. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Carl Crienton Wallace

Graveside services for Mr. Carl Crienton Wallace, age 88, of Berry, were held Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at the Davis Family Cemetery. Bro. Kenneth Bozeman and Bro. Scott Montgomery officiated. Mr. Wallace died Sunday, July 21 at Hospice of West Alabama.

Maxine Hill Butler

Funeral services for Mrs. Maxine Hill Butler, age 96, recently of O’Fallon, Mo., were held Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 3 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery. Mrs. Butler died Monday, July 22.

Rayford Kimbrell

Funeral services for Mr. Rayford Orville Kimbrell, age 64, of Berry, were held Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from Pea Ridge Community Church. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Kimbrell died Sunday, July 21 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Delmer Bowles

Funeral services for Mr. Delmer Bowles, age 92, of Fayette, were held Saturday, July 20, 2019 from Southside Baptist Church. Bro. Robert Parrish and Bro. Russ McDonald officiated. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Bowles died Thursday, July 18 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Virgie McDonald

Funeral services for Ms. Vergie Stough McDonald, age 79, of Huntsville, were held Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12 noon at Holy Family Catholic Church in Fayette. Father Anthony Weis officiated. Burial followed in the New Liberty Freewill Baptist Cemetery in Bankston. Ms. McDonald died Sunday, July 21 in Huntsville. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

William Moon

Mr. William Moon, age 72, of Berry, died Saturday, July 20, 2019 at his residence. A private service will be held. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette

Douglas Atkins

Graveside services for Mr. Douglas Atkins, age 61, of Birmingham, were held Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. at Memory Hill Gardens. Mr. Atkins died Tuesday, July 16 in Birmingham. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

James Norman Dunn

Funeral services for Mr. James Norman Dunn, age 70, of Northport, were held Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from Phillips Chapel FWB Church. Bro. Terrell Jones officiated. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Dunn died Sunday, July 7 at Hospice of West Alabama. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

James Melvin Kimbrell

Funeral services for Mr. James Melvin Kimbrell, age 92, of Berry, were held Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery – Berry. Mr. Kimbrell died Sunday, July 7 at Fayette Long Term Care. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

John G. Kalson

Mr. John G. Kalson, age 54, of Fayette, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his residence. Mass was held Monday, July 15 at Our Lady on the River Parish St. Catherines Catholic Church, Algonac, Mich. Burial followed in St. Catherines Cemetery, Algonac, Mich. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

James Norman Dunn

Mr. James Norman Dunn, age 70, of Berry, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Hospice of West Alabama. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Tony P. Perry

Funeral services for Mr. Tony P. Perry, age 65, of Winfield, were held Sunday, July 7, 2019 from the McGraw Memorial Chapel of Miles Funeral Home. Burial followed in Harmony Grove Cemetery Mr. Perry died Thursday, July 4 at his residence. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directed.

Johnnie Lou Logan

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie Lou Logan, age 94, of Guin, were held Friday, July 12, 2019, at 12 p.m., at Guin Church of Christ. Burial followed at West Alabama Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Logan died at her home on Tuesday, July 9, following a long illness.

Daniel Horne

Mr. Daniel Horn, age 58, of Berry, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at his residence. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Martha Lynn Howton

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Lynn Howton, age 52, of Fayette, were held Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 2 p.m., at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home. Burial followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Mrs. Howton died Friday, July 5.

David Traweek

Funeral services for Mr. David Traweek, age 59, of Berry, were held Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Hopewell-Rosehill Cemetery. Mr. Traweek died Sunday, June 30 at Northport Medical Center.

Richard Griffin

Funeral services for Mr. Richard Griffin, age 78, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery. Mr. Griffin died Saturday, June 29 at Fayette Long Term Care.

Mitchell Ary

Funeral services for Mr. Mitchell Ary, age 67, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Cargile officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Mr. Ary died Saturday, June 29 at Northport Medical Center.

Annie Wyers

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Wyers, age 84, formerly of Fayette, were held Saturday, June 29, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Delton Harrison officiated. Burial followed in Piney Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Wyers died Wednesday, June 26 at Hospice of West Alabama. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Marie T. Skipper

Graveside services for Mrs. Marie T. Skipper, a native of Berry and a longtime resident of Mobile, were held Saturday, June 22, 2019 in Mobile Memorial Gardens. She died Monday, June 17.

Rosie Lee Dozier

Funeral services for Mrs. Rosie Lee Dozier, age 90, of the Tidwell’s Chapel community in Eldridge, were held Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from the McGraw Memorial Chapel of Miles Funeral Home. Burial followed in Tidwell’s Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Dozier died Monday, June 17 at the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directed.

Deborah "Debbie" Porter

Graveside services for Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Porter, age 65, of Fayette, were held Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from Porter Cemetery. Derek Porter officiated. Mrs. Porter died Monday, June 24 at Fayette Medical Center.

William J. Taylor

Funeral services for Mr. William Jasper Taylor, Jr., age 89, of Kennedy, were held Thursday, June 27, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. David Long officiated. Burial followed in Boone Cemetery. Mr. Taylor died Sunday, June 23 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Miss. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Loy Maddox

Funeral services for Mr. Loy “Danny” Maddox, age 71, of Fayette, were held Monday, June 24, 2019 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Scott Smyth officiated. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Maddox died Friday, June 21 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

William Michael Ray

Funeral services for Mr. William Michael Ray, age 60, of Tuscaloosa, were held Monday, June 24, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Cottondale Christian Church Disciples of Christ. Mr. Ray died Friday, June 21 at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel of Fayette directed.

Fannie Herbert

Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Herbert, age 97, of Fayette, were held Friday, June 21, 2019 from West Highland Church of Christ. Bro. Robert Hairston officiated. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery. Mrs. Herbert died Monday, June 17 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.