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Karen Haff

October 25, 2017 - November 6, 2017

Mrs. Karen K. Haff died at her home in Madison, AL on November 6, 2017. She was born in St. Louis, MO on October 25¸ 1941. She was pre deceased by her parents, Charles and Audrey Koerner. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Ortive J. Haff, her daughter Katherine H. Lineker, her son and daughter-in-law Stephen D. Haff and Chong Yin, her grandchildren Constantine and Isabella, her sister...
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Glenda Hardiman Hall

March 20, 1937 - October 28, 2017

Glenda Hardiman Hall of Madison, Alabama, passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017. She was born March 20, 1937 in Madison, Alabama and grew up in rural Limestone County as the daughter of a cotton farmer. Glenda later attended Berry College where she met her husband, Douglas Hall. Glenda was an avid gardener with a tremendous love of nature. She was also an accomplished artist and avid reader....
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Nancy Child

April 9, 1953 - October 22, 2017

Nancy Myers Child age 64, a devoted Wife and Mother, of Madison, AL, passed away on October 22, 2017. She was a nurse in Birmingham and Huntsville, AL. Born on April 9, 1953 in Birmingham, AL to the late William and Veta Myers. She is survived by her husband Roger Child, sister Peggy Carrano and her children Tracy (Jason) Martin, Caleb (Brandi) Liddle, Rusty (Kelly) Child and Travis (Lynn)...
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Lois Alexander

December 29, 1932 - October 10, 2017

Lois Alexander age 84 of Madison passed away Tuesday October 10. She is survived by her Daughter, Cheryl Marrero (Bil); Son, Bill Alexander; Grand children, April Greenway (Mark), Matthew Kingen, Ryan Kingen, Morgan Johnston (Jeff); Great Grand children, Luke Kingen, Kelly Grace Greenway, Braden Greenway; preceded in death: Husband William Alexander, and Son, Brent Braden. Family will receive...
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Sandra Turner

December 4, 1957 - October 7, 2017

Sandra (Sandy) Denise Bradford Turner, 59, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her home in Madison, AL on 10/7/2017. She fought her cancer battle with grace and dignity and will be forever in our hearts. Sandy was born on December 4, 1957 to Dolphus Dan Bradford and Ruby Murray Bradford. Sandy had an infectious smile and blue eyes that will never be forgotten. She was a kind,...
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Matthew Donald Liedy

August 31, 1936 - October 2, 2017

Matthew Donald Liedy, age 81 of Madison, passed away Monday, October 2, 2017. He was born August 31,1936 in Buffalo, NY to Matthew and Lucy Liedy. He is preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Patricia. Survivors include his wife Patricia Carson Liedy, his 4 children, Matthew, Cynthia, Jeffery, and Charleen, and his 13 grandchildren, Rachel, Jessica, Nicholas Liedy James,...
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Evelyn King DeRamus

August 30, 1923 - September 18, 2017

Evelyn DeRamus of Harvest, AL went to be with the Lord on Monday. She is survived by Her 100 year old sister Maudie Bice; Daughter Claudia Simpkins of Harvest AL, and her son Henry DeRamus of Kennasaw GA; 4 Grandchildren; Jennifer Duncan(Bryan), Michael Simpkins(Heather), Danielle Biddy(Matt) and Amelia DeRamus. 4 Great grandchildren Wednesday Duncan, Blade Duncan, Serenity Jackson and Cole...
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Carol Jean (Staples) Churchill

February 6, 1940 - September 15, 2017

Carol Jean (Staples) Churchill passed away on September 15, 2017 from the complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was born on February 6, 1940 in Maryville, Missouri to Fredrick and Gertrude (Holliway)Staples. She lived the early part of her life in Burlington Junction, Missouri and graduated from high school there in 1958. Following her marriage to Robert (Bob) Churchill, Carol Jean and...
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Juan Benjamin

October 20, 1938 - September 13, 2017

Juan grew up in Fort Madison Iowa, and graduated from Aquinas High School. He also graduated from Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology at St. Louis University. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Carol Benjamin. His Daughters, Alison Benjamin(Alan Brewer) and Kirsten Perry (Daniel); and Sons, Father Matthew Benjamin, Lucas Benjamin, and Marcus Benjamin. and 2...
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Jimmy Lewis

March 17, 1947 - September 7, 2017

Jimmy Lewis of Madison, Alabama passed away on Sep 7, 2017. His loved ones are composing his obituary, which you will be able to read here.
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Zygmunt Zatorowski

February 21, 1923 - September 6, 2017

Zygmund Zatorowski of Madison, Alabama passed away on Sep 6, 2017. His loved ones are composing his obituary, which you will be able to read here.
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Beacher Colbert

July 23, 1936 - August 25, 2017


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Charles Jordan

March 7, 1947 - August 18, 2017


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Thomas G. Scharfenberg, Sr.

January 29, 1944 - July 31, 2017

Thomas (Tom) Scharfenberg (73) of Madison AL passed away at home on July 31st, 2017. Tom was a dedicated husband and father who leaves behind a lifetime of loving family memories. Tom was born in Davenport, Iowa in 1944 to Edith and Walter Scharfenberg (part of a large family, with 3 brothers and 4 sisters.) Tom married the love of his life, Marilyn (Lynn), in 1964 while he was serving in the...
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Mary White

January 4, 1944 - July 29, 2017

Mary Frances White, 73 of Monrovia, AL died Saturday July 28, 2017, at her home. She was born Tuesday January 4, 1944 in Steele, AL She was the daughter of the late Clyde Sr., and Jessie Lee Snell. She is Survived by her husband of 54 years Ronald White of Monrovia, AL Three sons Ronald White JR. (Michelle)of Capshaw; David (Lydia) of Harvest, al; Gary (Christie) of Toney , AL. Four...
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Michael Collier Gough

December 6, 1955 - July 9, 2017

Michael Collier Gough, 61, beloved Husband, Father, and Grandfather was called to his eternal resting place on July 9, 2017. He entered this world on December 6, 1955 in Florence, AL, to Emmett and Lurline Gough. Mike was the General Manager of the Morgan Energy Center in Decatur. He worked for Calpine for 16 years as a respected plant manager. He also worked for North American Energy Services...
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Reed De La Vergne

July 30, 1933 - July 7, 2017

Reed passed away peacefully at his residence at the Floyd E "Tut" Fann VA Home, in Huntsville, AL. He is survived by his wife Isabelle Blanche De La Vergne. His Son Allen De La Vergne and wife Teresa, Daughter Laura King and Husband Barry; 4 grand children Rosibelle De La Vergne, Tyler King, Ethan King, and Caleb King, and his niece: Aimee Paprotney. He was preceded in death by his parents Gerald...
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Charles Balyeat

December 7, 1934 - June 27, 2017


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Thomas Boddie

October 26, 1921 - June 22, 2017

Thomas Truman Boddie died peacefully on June 22, 2017 at the age of 95. Mr. Boddie is preceded in death by his wife Treva Harwell Boddie and son Harold Wayne Boddie. He is survived by his sons Ralph Warren Boddie (Edna), and Gary Lamar Boddie (Lisa) and 11 grandchildren. Mr. Boddie was born in South Carolina on Oct 26, 1921. After graduating high school he joined the Navy where he was a Chief...
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Larry Childers

February 26, 1957 - June 17, 2017


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Kay Ann Holland

August 23, 1931 - June 12, 2017

Kay Holland, 85, died peacefully on June 12, 2017 in Huntsville, AL. Born August 23, 1931 in New Orleans, LA, Kay is predeceased by her parents, James Marion and Florence Mary (Grammel) Kirchberg of New Orleans, LA, a daughter, Karen Elizabeth Norman of Madison, AL, and her husband, Tat Crow Holland of Madison, AL. She is survived by her son, William David (Susan) Hand of Owens Cross Roads, AL...
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Reba Sanderson

February 8, 1934 - June 5, 2017


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Jerome Koch

September 7, 1950 - May 22, 2017

Jay Koch was surrounded by his wife and daughter when he lost his battle to cancer on May 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father John W. Koch and his mother Bernardine Nix Koch. He is survived by his wife Marlene Veal Koch and daughter Marissa Koch, his brother Brendan Koch (Peggy Straight Koch) of Parma, Ohio, and his sister Rita Phillips of Costa Mesa, California, and hundreds of...
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Elaine Dorriety Quick

March 27, 1930 - May 19, 2017

Elaine went home to be with her Savior at her home in Madison, AL on May 19, 2017. She was 87 years old. Elaine was predeceased by her loving husband Hubert Quick and loving son John H. Quick. Elaine is survived by her children; daughter Glenda Cox of Chipley, FL; son, Timothy R. Quick and wife Toni of Mobile AL; daughter Martha Mclemore and husband Mark of Madison AL, and son Paul C. Quick and...
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Linda Parcus

February 16, 1957 - May 16, 2017

On May 16, 2017 Linda Gail Sullivan Parcus went home to be with our lord. She is survived by her loving husband James E. Parcus II, with their surviving sons James E. Parcus III spouse (Anysa) with their children Ava Parcus, Merressa Parcus, and Viviana Parcus.Jason N. Parcus spouse(Buffy) with their children Christian Marshall,Gabriel Labit, Roman Parcus and Jonathan R. Parcus spouse(Tiffanie)...
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Bryan Kenneth Pourcho

January 28, 1958 - May 11, 2017

Bryan Kenneth Pourcho (Jan 28, 1958 - May 11, 2017) Bryan Kenneth Pourcho, 59, beloved Husband and Father, was called to his eternal heavenly home on May 11, 2017. He was born on January 28, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan to Kenneth J. and Betty Lila Pourcho. He is survived by his wife Kim Pourcho, their daughter Erin Pourcho, his brother Robert Pourcho, Robert's wife Karen, and their three...
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Raelene Helen Cutten

December 28, 1944 - April 26, 2017

Raelene Cutten passed away on Apr 26, 2017. Her loved ones are composing her obituary, which you will be able to read here.
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Merita Carpenter Watson

October 2, 1949 - April 24, 2017

On April 24, 2017, Merita Carpenter Watson, went to be with her Lord after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Throughout her life, she strived to live a life that honored "her" Jesus. By all accounts, she surpassed that goal. Merita blessed everyone she met and will be sorely missed. She'd be the first to say that she is rejoicing in heaven and was truly humbled by the people who ministered...
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Christina Hanson

November 9, 1981 - April 10, 2017

Christina Marie Hanson (Tina) was born November 9, 1981, in Huntsville, Alabama. Her immediate family included her parents, Mark & Dottie, and her sister Rebecca. Her extended family included grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins in Pennsylvania. There were other relatives in Minnesota and North Carolina. Summer visits to Pennsylvania were eagerly anticipated. Tina was baptized January 3,...
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Patricia Hilliard

March 26, 1942 - April 6, 2017


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Ruby McClusky

April 4, 2017

Ruby McClusky passed from this life on April 4, 2017 at the age of 86. Ruby is preceded in death by her parents Wilson and Virgie Putman, sisters Verlie Harvey, Edith Curtis, and Delores Wilson. Ruby is survived by her loving husband Lonnie McClusky of Huntsville AL; sisters Nora Wilson (James) and Ruth Newton both of Lawrenceburg TN, and brothers Don Putman (Linda), Paul Putman both of...
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Joan B McGee

October 1, 1949 - April 2, 2017

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Philip Knickerbocker

July 25, 1942 - March 27, 2017

Philip Knickerbocker,AKA Gramps, was a kind, strong, loving and generous husband to Jane, father to three children Lisa, Kara, and Stu, and grandfather to three amazing grandchildren Max, Spencer, and Ben. Phil was brilliant, the smartest man you have ever met but, may not have known, He should have been on jeopardy. He owned the trivia games you play at restaurants (as long as he had someone...
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Geraldine Snow Thames

February 13, 1934 - March 26, 2017


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Laura Faye Harris

March 15, 1932 - March 20, 2017

Laura Faye Harris was born March 15, 1932 in Van Zandt County, Texas and passed away March 20, 2017 in Harvest, Alabama. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her grandson, Jeff Weiss and 1 sister and 1 brother. She is survived by her daughters, Laura McColpin and husband, Mike and Kaye Weiss and husband, Jim; 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from...
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William Milan Lord III

January 3, 1966 - March 20, 2017

Gone Fishing William "Billy" Milan Lord, III 1966-2017 Billy Lord went to be with his Savior at his home in Athens, AL on Monday, March 20th, he was 51. Billy was predeceased by his beloved mother Melissa Dianne Suggs Brock of Panama City, FL. Billy is survived by the love of his life Cathy June Goins and "Mom" Joyce Gaines. Billy is lovingly remembered by his father William Milan...
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Ruth Bower

December 11, 1937 - February 27, 2017


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John James LaPietra

December 29, 1965 - February 26, 2017


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Virginia Oatman

August 16, 1950 - February 26, 2017

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Carmen Rotger

December 8, 1918 - February 21, 2017


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Madeline Roncilio

November 15, 1915 - February 20, 2017

Madeline Rancilio, 101, of Madison, AL, formerly of Herrin, passed away at 11:30 AM, Monday, February 20, 2017. Madison Chapel is assisting the family. Arrangements are incomplete at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.
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Boutwell Boutwell

June 17, 1917 - February 19, 2017

Mrs. Pauline Boutwell was called home to be with her Lord on February 19, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 2:00PM at Hart's Mortuary at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210. Reverend Paul Dziadul will be officiating with burial following at Evergreen Cemetery. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Pauline was born June 12, 1917,...
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Kenneth Hudson

October 1, 1945 - February 19, 2017


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Lois McGinnis

November 5, 1949 - February 18, 2017

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Guycell B. Crocker

September 14, 1946 - February 16, 2017

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Majorie Adams

August 15, 1929 - February 16, 2017

Marjorie C. Adams, age 87, died Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Madison, Alabama. A well known member of the Major Adams Barbecue family. Marjorie loved volunteering with the Senior Center, delivering meals. She was a strong woman of God and a beloved member of First Baptist of Madison. A life celebration will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Madison, 4257 Sullivan...
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William Marcus Tuck

December 12, 1922 - February 14, 2017

William Marcus Tuck, 94, of Harvest passed away in his home on February 14, 2017. He was a 5th generation resident of Madison County and lived his entire life in the Harvest community. He was born on December 12, 1922 to William David Tuck and Bernice Lee Bridges Tuck. He is survived by children William Marcus Tuck, Jr of Alexandria, VA, John David Tuck of Harvest, and Nova Elizabeth Tuck Whatley...
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Elizabeth Juanita Daniel

January 3, 1929 - February 1, 2017

Elizabeth Juanita Daniel died February 1, 2017 following a lengthy illness. She was 88 years old. Born January 3, 1929, she was a longtime resident of Winter Haven, FL, having moved to northern AL in 2012. She was a homemaker until her children were grown, and then worked in the insurance business. She was an active member of Central Church of Christ, Winter Haven. Ms. Daniel is survived...
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Richard Lincoln Kerr

February 14, 1933 - January 31, 2017

Richard Lincoln Kerr passed away on January 31, 2017 in Huntsville, AL. Richard was the devoted husband of Barbara Ann Kerr who preceded him in death. He was born on February 14, 1933 in Medford, MA. He was the son of George and Mary Ann Kerr and had eight siblings, all of Massachusetts. After high school, Richard enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served for 22 years, retiring as a Major in 1972....
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Mark A. Champagne

October 27, 1957 - January 31, 2017

Mark Champagne, 59, of Athens, AL passed away Tues., Jan. 31, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Regine Blank Champagne, of Athens, AL; step-son, A.J. Moss from Huntsville, AL; sisters Marcia Stevens (Paul), Baton Rouge, LA and Marie Daigle (Brian), Seabrook, TX; in-laws Mr. and Mrs. John and Elsabe Webster of Huntsville, AL; brother in law Denis Webster (Gitti) of Huntsville, AL, and...
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Dora A. Tuck

December 18, 1924 - January 30, 2017

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Charlotte Hazelwood

January 23, 2017 - January 28, 2017


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Gerald Borrello, Jr.

April 27, 1950 - January 23, 2017

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Conard Isbell

February 2, 1929 - January 16, 2017


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Andrew Ross Pruett

August 8, 1975 - January 15, 2017


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Nathan Carl Goff

September 19, 2016 - January 14, 2017

Nathan Carl Goff, three and half months, of Madison, AL passed away January 14, 2017. Nathan, loving son of Zachary and Emily Goff was born September 19, 2016 at Ft. Belvoir Army Hospital. He is survived by his parents and older brother Tristan Goff, grandparents Daniel and Kellie Goff of Madison, AL and Tommy and Beth Moore of Greenville, SC; uncles Jayson Goff of Alexandria, VA, Joseph...
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Carolyn Hall

March 1, 1943 - December 29, 2016

On Thursday, December 29, 2016, Carolyn passed away peacefully. She was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but lived most of her life in Alabama. She was a 1962 graduate of Sparkman High School. She was a member of Wall Highway Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher in the nursery and toddler classes for many years. In 1989 the church began a Mothers Day Out program where she also...
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Jason Ender West

November 1, 1998 - December 26, 2016

18-year-old Jason Ender West of Madison, Alabama, died Monday, December 2016, the victim of a violent and senseless crime. Jason was a loving son and brother, adored by his family and friends. Jason was born November 1, 1998, in Raleigh, NC, but spent the majority of his life in Wauwatosa, Wis., before moving to Madison in 2015. He attended James Clemens High School, graduating in December...
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Minerva Ivey

July 5, 1933 - December 23, 2016

Mrs. Minerva Ivey passed away Friday December 23, 2016. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Monday December 26, from 5pm-8pm. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday at noon, with burial following in Wesley's Chapel Cemetery. Mrs. Ivey is survived by her husband Frank L. Ivey of Huntsville, son Gary Franklin Ivey, and two daughters Cathy Ivey and Brenda Heatherly all...
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Michelle Loudin

August 4, 1962 - December 21, 2016

Michelle (Delisle) Loudin of Harvest, Alabama, passed away on December 21, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. Michelle was born on August 4, 1962, and was a native of Ferrisburgh, Vermont. She called Ferrisburgh "the west coast of New England." She spent most of her life there, and loved the place. Michelle was a graduate of Vergennes High School and Champlain College. She has lived in...
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Wilmer Marshall, Jr.

November 26, 1956 - December 19, 2016

Rev. Wilmer Marshall, Jr. of Huntsville, AL was born November 26, 1956 in Mobile, AL. He was the son of the late Wilmer Marshall, Sr. and Ruth T. Marshall. He was the faithful pastor of Trinity Worship Center in Madison, AL and diligent Internal Review Auditor at the US Army AMCOM, Redstone Arsenal, AL. He was preceded in death by, his sister, Doris Campbell. He leaves to cherish many...
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Edward M. Greene

July 26, 1929 - December 19, 2016

Edward M. Greene of Madison, Al-previously of Durham, NC; passed peacefully in his sleep joining his wife of 65 years, Winton in eternity. He is survived by his daughter: Nell Greene Anthony (Dale T. Anthony), three grandchildren: Alyssa Davidson, Mathew Anthony (Kasia Anthony), Mary Plank (Chris Plank), six great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild , his sister Caroline McDonald (Paul...
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Kellie White

June 15, 1965 - December 10, 2016


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Liam Miguel Austin

December 9, 2016 - December 9, 2016


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Mildred Elaine Goodness

July 24, 1933 - December 7, 2016


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Edna C. Jones

August 28, 1924 - December 4, 2016

Edna began her new life, welcomed by her loving husband, Edward and infant son David on December 4, 2016. She was born on August 28, 1924. She was 92 years old. She enjoyed her family first, and had many hobbies and interests, such as, being a talented seamstress, and being part of a square dance clan. She cooked for her huge family and enjoyed all of her never ending family parties and functions...
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Russell Lee Smith

September 30, 1915 - December 4, 2016


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John Morris Atkins

October 24, 1956 - November 30, 2016


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Robert L. Lettie

December 30, 1947 - November 30, 2016


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Alice Ripper

August 25, 1923 - November 30, 2016

Alice Ripper 93, of Rockingham PA, passed away November 30, 2016 at 11:08 PM at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville Alabama. Visitation will be held at the Davis Babcock Funeral Home in Willoughby Ohio at TBD. Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 AM December 7 at Immaculate Conception church.Fr. Timothy D. Kalista, Pastor, will celebrate Mass. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery. The Davis...
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Phyllis Marie Davis Powell

November 22, 2016

Phyllis Marie Davis Powell, 89, died Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Marie was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Oliver C. Powell and one brother, Milton Davis. She is survived by her son, Thomas C. Powell (Gina), daughter, Virginia Susan Powell (Buddy, deceased); sister Mildred Maroney (Richard, deceased); granddaughters Jill Aiken (Jamie), Wendy Burns (Ray), Jennifer Thompson (George),...
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Fernando McCray

November 22, 2016

Fernando Torres McCray, 32, passed away on Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016. He leaves behind many who will cherish him forever. His Parents, Deborah and Scott Tisdale, brother Carlos McCray, daughter Nylia Symone Drake, son Torres J McCray, three grandparents, eight aunts and uncles, many cousins, and even more friends. Fernando was a hard working, charismatic, and humorous man. He loved his...
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Buck Lang

December 5, 1936 - November 21, 2016


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Viola M. Smith

November 18, 1925 - November 21, 2016


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Paul Richard Allen

November 13, 2016

Paul Richard Allen,age 61,of Madison,Alabama, passed away at home on November 13,2016,following a brief illness. Richard, also known as "Bear'' in his younger days, was born in Killen Alabama on May 12, 1955. He graduated from Bradshaw High School and continued on to receive degrees in Business and Finance from the University of North Alabama. Richard was married to Robin Ballard Allen on July...
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Shirley Jankes

February 1, 1926 - November 13, 2016


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Sheila Lobbererecht

November 12, 2016

Sheila Lobberecht passed away on Saturday, November 12th. Ms. Lobbererecht is survived by her children; William Lobberecht, LouAnn Krahulik, Lisa Holt, Laura Jensen, and Tonya King. Ms. Lobberecht is also survived by numerous grandchildren.
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Walter J. Kotylo

May 25, 1920 - November 10, 2016

Walter J. Kotylo, 96, passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2016, at home, surrounded by family. He was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran. He retired as a Design Engineer from General Motors in Michigan in 1980, and retired to Alabama in 1988. Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian (Urban) Kotylo. He is survived by his four children, Carol Wren, Mark Kotylo, Robert Kotylo and...
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Janet A. Martin

October 28, 1949 - November 9, 2016


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Charles Thomas Kirkland

August 12, 1951 - November 8, 2016

Charles Thomas Kirkland, 65 , of Madison, AL died Tuesday at Huntsville Hospital. Charles was retired from Dept. of Defense after 36 years of civilian service. His hobbies included the Boy Scouts of America, in which he served a scout master of Troop 26 of the Transatlantic Council in Germany for many years, gardening, University of Alabama football, traveling, and spending time with his...
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Ray Martin , Jr.

January 31, 1945 - November 4, 2016

Ray Martin Jr., of Harvest, AL passed away peacefully at home with his loved ones on Nov. 4, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Helen Kenney Martin, of 50 years and 5 children; John Ray Martin of Colorado Springs, CO, Jimmy Martin of Madison, Joy Rosales of Huntsville, Jeri Lynne Martin of Huntsville, and Jana Martin of Harvest. He is also survived by his brothers Dwight Martin of Arizona, Shane...
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Betty Louise Montgomery Belz

September 19, 1945 - October 28, 2016

Betty Louise Belz was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on September 19, 1945, and passed away unexpectedly in her home in Madison, Alabama on October 28, 2016. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1968 with a B.S. Degree in Education, a Teaching Certificate in French, and she worked as a French teacher at the elementary and high school levels for 25 years. After getting married in 1967,...
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James Paul Hall

August 15, 1938 - October 22, 2016

The Reverend Colonel James Paul Hall, 78, of Jacksonville FL passed peacefully from this world on October 22 from his home at Madison Manor, Madison Alabama. He was reunited in death by his beloved wife Hilda (Senn) Hall, his daughter Lisa Joy, parents and one brother. Colonel Hall is survived by his daughter Melinda (Hall) Quinn and her husband David Quinn, and grandchildren, Natasha (Jarmon)...
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William Blake Daniel

October 19, 2016

William Blake Daniel 45 of Madison passed away Wednesday October 19, 2016 He is survived by his wife Charolette Daniel of Madison, and his two sons Joshua and Jacob. He is also survived by his parents Sumner and Sue Daniel also of Madison, Brother: Mark Daniel, Sister: Emily Jobson, Two Nieces: Zoe Daniel and Hannah Daniel, Nephews: J W Jobson and Charles Jobson. In addition to memorial...
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Jonathan Ellis Colsch

December 22, 1999 - October 6, 2016

Jonathan Ellis Colsch, 16, of Madison, AL passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, October 6, 2016. He was born on December 22, 1999 to Peter and Jennifer (Andrew) Colsch. "Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." (Mother Teresa) Everywhere Jonathan went he brought kindness, compassion, mercy and joy. His life was not without difficulty because...
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Kenneth G. Holcombe

August 21, 1937 - September 23, 2016

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Charles F. Hanks

March 5, 1940 - September 22, 2016


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Mary Erline James

May 5, 2016

Mary Erline James of Huntsville, AL, formerly from Russellville, AL passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016. Mary retired from Chrysler, Huntsville, AL. She is survived by her sons; Daniel James (Kathy) from Cullman, AL, Joey James of Pensacola, FL, and a daughter Janice Turner (Rick) from Madison, AL.
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Robert Samuel "Bob" Ryan

April 15, 2016

Robert Samuel Ryan, age 90, of Madison, AL, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on April 15, 2016. Mr. Ryan is preceded in death by his parents: Cephus Randolph and Ruby Marie Ryan; wife: Clara Jean Matthews Ryan; sister Florence Ryan and brother: Randolph Cephus Ryan. Mr. Ryan is survived by his sons: Richard Michael Ryan (Vicki) and Stephen Gregory Ryan (Renee); sisters: Faye Nell Ryan Yancey (Ronald),...
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Robert M. Austin

March 17, 1948 - April 2, 2016


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Timothy Joseph Burns

February 11, 1949 - April 2, 2016

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Frances E. Knupp

January 16, 1927 - March 31, 2016

Frances E. Knupp, 89, of Harvest, passed away Thursday, March 31st. Mrs. Knupp was a Registered Nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Knupp. Frances, beloved Mother, Nana and Great-Grandmother is survived by her son, Wayne Knupp; daughter-in-law, Ellen Knupp; daughter, Wilma Pinch; son, Gary Knupp; grandsons, Wayne (Rob) Knupp, Brian Knupp, Matthew Knupp; granddaughter,...
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Charles D. Nix

November 25, 1937 - March 31, 2016

Charles Dewayne Nix, 78, of Madison, AL passed away on March 31, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Mary Noles Nix, his step-mother Beatrice Nix and his sister Betty Smith. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara, brother-in-law Henry Smith; sons Greg and Brett (Paige); three grandchildren (Garrett, Tyler and Laura Kate); nephew Mike Smith (Amanda); and several...
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Charles Henry Demers

October 18, 1942 - March 27, 2016

Charles H. Demers (73) died Easter Sunday, March 27th, due to complications following a sudden heart attack. Born in Lebadon, New Hampshire on October 18, 1942, He married Gail, his wife of over 55 years on October 1, 1960. A proud member of the U.S. Airforce for almost 27 years, he reached the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. Along with his wife, he is survived by his brother George, three...
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Peggy J. Rieger

June 22, 1937 - March 22, 2016

Peggy J. ​Rieger, 78, passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her home in Madison, Alabama. Peggy was born on June 22, 1937 in Huntington Park, California. She is survived by her husband, Norman Rieger, to whom she was married to for 61 years. She is also survived by her two children, ​two granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren. Peggy combined her loves of community service and...
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Paul Lacusky

August 24, 1948 - March 21, 2016


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Eleanore Lubin

April 30, 1931 - March 18, 2016


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Francoise Whitlock

May 5, 1938 - March 11, 2016


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Joan Gorton

October 4, 1933 - March 7, 2016

Mildred Joan Webb Gorton, 82, passed away on March 7, 2016 in Madison, AL. She is the wife of Lloyd Alfred Gorton. They have shared nearly 57 years of marriage together. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, she is the daughter of Alfred Nathaniel Hodges Webb and Freda Virginia Wyss and the 9th of 10 children in her very loving family. Joan graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in...
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