Obituaries

James Dwayne Nuckols

Funeral services for Mr. James Dwayne Nuckols, age 29 of Kennedy, were held Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at New Life Church in Winfield. Burial followed in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Wednesday, April 6, in Lamar County. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Nadine W. Fowler

Graveside services for Mrs. Nadine W. Fowler, age 84 of Fairhope, were held Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Noon from Fayette Memorial Gardens. Randy Harris officiated. She died March 28 at Robertsdale Rehab and Healthcare.

Floyd Hayes

Mr. Floyd Hayes, age 86 of Bankston, died Monday, March 25, 2024, at Fayette Long Term Care. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Annie Ruth Maddox

Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Ruth Maddox, age 89 of Fayette, were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2024, from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Rev. Robert Yerby and Rev. Phil Allen officiated. Burial followed in Union Chapel Freewill Baptist Church cemetery. She died Thursday, March 28, at Fayette DCH. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Burl Ray Thacker

Funeral services for Mr. Burl Ray Thacker, age 76 of Berry, were held Friday, March 29, 2024, at 11 a.m. from Bevan Chapel. Bro. Randall Trimm officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. He died Wednesday, March 27, at home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Ellen Elaine Trimm Enis

Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Elaine Trimm Enis, age 71 of Bankston, were held Thursday, March 28, 2024, at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Philadelphia Baptist Church cemetery. Bro. Rick Cargile and Bro. Randall Trimm officiated. She died Saturday, March 23.

Gaynell Johnston

Funeral services for Mrs. Gaynell Johnston, age 82 of Bankston, were held Friday, March 22, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in New River Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Sunday, March 17, at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Winfield.

James Edward Hudson

Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Hudson, affectionately known as “Jimmy”, age 73 of Fayette, were held Tuesday, March 26, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Higdon Church of God Cemetery. He died Friday, March 22.

Daphne Robinson

Funeral services for Ms. Daphne Robinson, age 69 of Fayette, will be held Friday, March 29, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from Noon-1 p.m. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. She died Thursday, March 21,at home. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Genilla Thornton

Funeral services for Mrs. Genilla Thornton, age 94 of Fayette, were held Saturday, March 23, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Pea Ridge Methodist Cemetery. Bro. Robert Parrish officiated. She died Wednesday, March 20, at Fayette Long Term Care. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Harlan Irby Prater III

A service of celebration for Mr. Harlan Irby Prater, III, age 89 of Fayette, was held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 22,2024, at Fayette First Methodist Church. Senior Pastor Chris Herbert and Dr. T. Michael Morgan officiated.He died peacefully at home on March 18 after a brief illness. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery.

Mary Elam

Mrs. Mary Elam, age 61 of Hamilton, died Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Sandra Tubbs Hudson

Funeral services for Mrs. Sandra Tubbs Hudson, affectionately known as Sandy, age 66 of Fayette, were held Thursday, March 21, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Higdon Church of God Cemetery. She died Saturday, March 16, at Fayette Medical Center.

Julius Perlini

Funeral services for Mr. Julius Perlini, age 92 of Northport, will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 11 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Visitation will be Saturday from 1-11 at the chapel. Bro. Brad Hartfield will officiate. He died Sunday, March 17, at Hospice of West Alabama. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Faynell Johnston

Mrs. Gaynell Johnston, age 82 of Bankston, died Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later by Nelson Funeral Home. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Dwayne Downing

Mr. Dwayne Downing, age 53 of Winfield, died Sunday, March 17, 2024, at his residence. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Nolen Dean Sanders

Funeral services for Mr. Nolan Dean Sanders, age 94 of Fayette, will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, at 11a.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Rev. Brent Smalley, Drew Manley and Bishop Richard Ramsey will officiate. The family will receive visitors Friday, March 22, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral Home. He died Friday, March 16.

Sandra Hudson

Mrs. Sandra Hudson, age 66 of Fayette, died Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Fayette Medical Center. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later by Nelson Funeral Home. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Shirley Ann Tirey Fulmer

Mrs. Shirley Ann Tirey Fulmer, wife of the late Robert Fulmer, died Friday, March 15, 2024. The family would like to thank the staffs of Morningview, Fayette Nursing Home and Amedisys Hospice for their care of Mother during her stay. In honor of her request there will be no services. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Barbara Epps

Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Epps, age 76 of Albertville, were held Wednesday, March 20, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Millport. She died Friday, March 15, at Albertville Nursing Home. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Faye Howell

Funeral services for Mrs. Faye Howell, age 91of Fayette, were held Friday, March 15, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Winfield City Cemetery. She died Sunday, March 10, at her residence.

Peggy Mullally Weston

Mrs. Peggy Mullally Weston, age 84 of Newberry, South Carolina, formerly of Fayette, died Friday, March 8, 2024, in Newberry. A Visitation was held Thursday, March 14, at Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Michael Sheppard

Funeral services with full military honors for Mr. Michael Sheppard, age 57 of Fayette, will be held at Noon on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Fayette Memorial Gardens. He died Thursday, March 7, in Columbus, Miss. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Robert Pete Harris

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Pete Harris, age 76 of Fayette, were held Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 10 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in Piney Grove Cemetery. He died Tuesday, March 5, at DCH in Fayette. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Kathleen Kimbrell

Funeral services for Mrs. Kathleen Kimbrell, age 83 of Fayette, was held Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 3 p.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Rev. Scott Davis officiated. Burial followed in Concord Baptist Cemetery. She died Monday, March 4, in Tuscaloosa County. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Shirley Shelton

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Shelton, age 84 of Berry, were held Wednesday, March 6, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Ashcraft Corner Cemetery. She died Sunday, March 3, at Fayette Medical Center.

Randal Stowe

Mr. Randal Stowe, age 60 of Fayette, died Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Fayette Medical Center. The body was cremated. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette

Danny Parks

Memorial services for Mr. Danny Parks, age 54 of Winfield, were held Sunday, March 3, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. He died Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Paul Miller

Funeral services for Mr. Paul Miller, age 70, formerly of Fayette, were held Saturday, March 2, 2024, from nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed withfull military honors in New Chapel Methodist Cemetery. He died Saturday, Feb. 24, in Deray Beach, Fla. Nelson Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Sara Davis Gullett

Funeral services for Mrs. Sara Davis Gullett, age 90 of Fayette, were. held Friday, March 1, 2024, at 11 a.m. from Fayette First Methodist Church. Burial followed in Fayette City Cemetery. She died Friday, Feb. 23, in Auburn. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Paul Miller

Mr. Paul Miller, age 70, formerly of Berry, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, in Delray Beach, Fla. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later by Nelson Funeral Home. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

William J. Thomas

Graveside services for Mr. William J. Thomas, age 82 of Duncanville, were held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2024, at 1 p.m. from Mt. Zion Cemetery. Rev. Johnny Hatfield officiated. He died Thursday, Feb. 22, at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Bobby Ray Jeffcoat

Mr. Bobby Ray Jeffcoat, age 72 of Berry, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette willdirect.

Richard Crocket Watkins

Funeral services for Mr. Richard Crocket Watkins, age 31 of Bankston, were held Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, at 11 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial followed in Shady Grove Cemetery. He died Monday, Feb. 19, at Princeton Baptist Hospital. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Bobby Shaw

A Celebration of Life for Mr. Bobby Shaw, age 78 of Fayette, was held Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayett Memorial gardens. He died Sunday, Feb. 18, at his residence. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Shirley Britnell

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Britnell, age 79 of Fayette, were held Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Bro. Lamar Cox officiated. She passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, at Fayette Long Term Care.

James Thomas Oswalt

Funeral services for Mr. James Thomas Oswalt, age 71 of Northport, will be held Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 11 a.m. from Norwood-Wyatt Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, March 2, from 10:30-11 a.m. He died Tuesday, Feb. 13, at his residence. Norwood-Wyatt Chapel Funeral Home directed.

Bobby Shaw

Mr. Bobby Shaw, age 78, of Fayette, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024 at his residence. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time, but will be announced later. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Shirley Britnell

Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Britnell, age 79, of Fayette, will be held Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 at 2 p.m. from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Fayette Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Britnell died Sunday, Feb. 18 at Fayette Long Term Care. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Pearline May

Funeral services for Mrs. Pearline May, age 80, of Hamilton, were held Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery – Bluff. Mrs. May died Saturday, Feb. 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Joey Durand Sanders

Mr. Joey Durand Sanders, age 66, of Fayette, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 at his residence. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. from Evergreen Cemetery in Vance. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

Jeffery Meadows

Funeral services for Mr. Jeffery Meadows, age 57, of Bankston, were held Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Campground Cemetery. Teddy Jacks officiated.

James M. Hilyer

Funeral services for Mr. James M. Hilyer, age 66, of Fayette, were held Monday, Feb. 19, 2024 from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Robert Parrish officiated. Burial followed in Fayette Memorial Gardens. Mr. Hilyer died Thursday, Feb. 15 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster. Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

Deborah Selman

Funeral services for Mrs. Deborah Selman, age 71, of Bankston, were held Friday, Feb. 16, 2024 from New Liberty Freewill Baptist Church. Rev. Adam Smith and Bro. Rod Ward officiated. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.