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EARNEST L. DUCK, AGE 80, OF GLENWOOD, DIED RECENTLY. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, AT 1PM AT FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH IN GLENWOOD WITH REV. DAVID HEAD OFFICIATING. BURIAL IS IN THE BENEVOLENT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, HARRISON FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, FROM 12-1PM AT THE CHURCH.

LOU ELLEN LEE, AGE 87, FORMERLY OF TROY, DIED APRIL 21. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY, APRIL 24, AT 11PM AT GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY WITH DR. MALLONE CHANDLER OFFICIATING. VISITATION WILL FOLLOW GRAVESIDE SERVICES.

JERRY BARR, AGE 55, OF BRUNDIDGE, DIED THURSDAY, APRIL 16. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 20, AT 11:00 AM IN THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN BRUNDIDGE. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN PEA RIVER CEMETERY IN BRUNDIDGE WITH DILLARD FUNERAL HOME OF BRUNDIDGE DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 FROM 4:00 PM UNTIL 6:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN BRUNDIDGE. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

THOMAS "TOMMY" L. ADAMS, AGE 78, OF TROY, DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE TUESDAY, APRIL 21, AT 10 IN THE CHAPEL OF GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH CURTIS FAULKNER AND TOMMY MANN OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE GREEN HILLS CEMETERY. VISITATION IS MONDAY, APRIL 20, FROM 5-7:00 AT THE FUNERAL HOME. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY .

GRADY HOMER REEVES, AGE 90, OF TROY DIED TUESDAY, APRIL 14. THE FUNERAL WILL BE FRIDAY, APRIL 17, AT 11, IN THE FIRST UMC IN TROY. VISITATION WILL BE THURSDAY, APRIL 16 FROM 5:00-8:00 AT GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME.

REX CULLEN BYRD, AGE 87, OF ARITON DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE THURSDAY, APRIL 16, AT 2:30 IN THE PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH REV. DAVE WALSH OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, KEHEAY FUNERAL HOME OF CLIO DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE THURSDAY, APRIL 16, FROM 1-2:30 AT THE PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH.

CHESTER B. DRISKELL, AGE 74, OF BRUNDIDGE, DIED MONDAY, APRIL 13. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR MR. DRISKELL WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER BY THRASH-KEAHEY FUNERAL HOME OF BRUNDIDGE.

BETTY GIBSON “HONEY” HUSSEY, AGE 80, OF TROY, DIED FRIDAY, APRIL 10. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, AT 12:00 PM FROM THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY WITH REVEREND DWAYNE NORMAN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL BE IN HUSSEY CEMETERY WITH DILLARD FUNERAL HOME OF TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, FROM 10:00 AM UNTIL 12:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE HUSSEY CEMETERY FUND C/O LINDA TOWNSEND, P.O. BOX 831, TROY, AL 36081.

CAROLYN HOWARD CARROLL, AGE 87, OF MONTGOMERY DIED FRIDAY, APRIL 10. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, FROM 1:00PM - 3:00PM, AND THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL START AT 3:00 PM AT WHITE CHAPEL GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW AT GREENWOOD CEMETERY.  MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO RETURN TO REALITY, P.O. BOX 70393, MONTGOMERY, AL 36107 IN MEMORY OF CAROLYN HOWARD CARROLL.

BETTY GIBSON HUSSEY, AGE 80, OF TROY DIED FRIDAY, APRIL 10. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, AT 12:00 PM IN THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME WITH REVEREND DWAYNE NORMAN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE HUSSEY CEMETERY. DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, FROM 10-12 AM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY.

INEZ STREETER, AGE 101, OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, APRIL 14, AT 11:00 PM AT BETHEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH WITH PASTOR JAMES OLIVER OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE CARROLL STREET CEMETERY. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, APRIL 13, FROM 1-5 PM.

CLARA S. ALLEN, AGE 83, OF BRUNDIDGE DIED MONDAY, APRIL 6. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, APRIL 9, AT 2:00 PM AT MT. OLIVE ASSEMBLY OF GOD IN BRUNDIDGE WITH REVEREND CALVIN FAIRCLOTH AND REVEREND STEVE SMITH OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY. DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN BRUNDIDGE DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, FROM 5-7 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN BRUNDIDGE.

SUSIE KELLY SENN, AGE 66, OF BRUNDIDGE, AL DIED SUNDAY, APRIL 5. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, APRIL 9, AT 4:00 PM IN UNION SPRINGS PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY WITH MINISTER LESLIE ALLEN OFFICIATING AND DILLARD FUNERAL HOME OF TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, FROM 5:00 PM UNTIL 7:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY.

JOE WILSON GILCHRIST, AGE 94, OF TROY DIED SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH. THE FUNERAL WILL BE THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH, AT 11:00AM IN THE GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH PASTOR DAVID KIRBY OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY, GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE. JOE GILCHRIST SERVED AS CHIEF ENGINEER AT WTBF FOR OVER 65 YEARS. HE WAS THE OWNER AND MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WTBF. HE WAS THE WEATHERMAN WITH "PAPPY" TOLBERT FOR MANY YEARS.

WILLIARD KYLE ROBERSON, AGE 97, OF BRUNDIDGE DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE WEDS, APRIL 8, AT 3:00 IN THE SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE LAKEVIEW CEMETERY IN BRUNDIDGE, THRASH-KEAHEY FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION WEDS, APRIL 8, AT THE CHURCH FROM 12:30-2:30.

BENJAMIN GIVENS, AGE 84, OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE AT THE LILY M.B.C FRIDAY, APRIL 3, AT 1:00PM WITH PASTOR STANLEY GILLIS OFFICIATING. VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR. BURIAL IN THE SPRINGFIELD M.B.C CEMETERY, GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING.

STEPHANIE COWART ZIMMERMAN, AGE 42, OF GOSHEN DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2015 AT 11:00 IN THE GOSHEN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WITH PASTOR JONAS RODGERS OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY, GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION FRIDAY, APRIL 03, 2015 FROM 1:00-5:00PM

JANE HARRIS HUDSON, AGE 84 OF ELBA DIED MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015 IN ENTERPRISE . FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD THURSDAY APRIL 2, 2015 AT 2:00 PM FROM THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ELBA WITH REVEREND MICHAEL WOODHAM OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY. DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE AT THE CHURCH FROM 1:00 PM UNTIL 2:00 PM THURSDAY. APRIL 2, 2015. MEMORIAL CAN BE MADE TO THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH KITCHEN FUND. C/O FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 606 SIMMONS STREET, ELBA AL. 36323

JAMES DAVIS “JIM” HOWARD, AGE 82 FORMERLY OF TROY DIED FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015 IN MONTGOMERY. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JIM HOWARD WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 AT 2:00 PM WITH REVEREND ANDREW KNICK OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE GREEN HILLS CEMETERY. DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2015 FROM 1:00 PM UNTIL 2:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY.

DR. JOHN H. MULLER, AGE 86, OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SATURDAY, APRIL 4, AT 11AM IN THE GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY WITH REV. DANNY ARNOLD AND DR. GENE OMASTA OFFICIATING. CONTRIBUTIONS CAN BE MADE TO ST. JUDE OR TROY UNIVERSITY CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT.

ANNIE M. WILLIFORD BOOKER, AGE 85, OF PIKE COUNTY, DIED FRIDAY, MARCH 27. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY, MARCH 30, AT 1:00 PM AT THE CHAPEL OF GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. DAVID STEWART AND TERRY MCCOLLUM OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY. VISITATION WILL BE ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE AT THE FUNERAL HOME.

CHARLES RUSSELL WARREN, AGE 72, OF TROY DIED FRIDAY, MARCH 27. HE WAS 72. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 12:30 PM MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015 AT OAK GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW WITH SKEEN FUNERAL HOME OF TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD FROM 10:30 AM UNTIL 12:00 PM MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015 AT SKEEN FUNERAL HOME IN TROY. MR. WARREN FAITHFULLY SERVED OUR COUNTRY IN THE U.S. NAVY. HE WAS RETIRED FROM THE ALABAMA STATE HWY DEPARTMENT AND THE ALABAMA STATE EMPLOYMENT OFFICE.

BARBARA GILCHRIST GREER, AGE 63, OF TROY DIED SUNDAY, MARCH 22. HER LIFE HAS BEEN A GIFT TO ANYONE THAT HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF KNOWING HER. HER SMILE, LAUGHTER AND FUN-LOVING SPIRIT CAPTIVATED THE HEARTS OF EVERYONE SHE MET. BABARA GILCHRIST GREER WAS THE DAUGHTER OF, JOE AND THE LATE ANN GILCHRIST. SHE WAS THE SISTER OF RICHARD “DICKEY” GILCHRIST, SR. A FAMILY GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD IN TROY, ALABAMA ON MARCH 27, 2015 AT 11:00 AM. THE FAMILY INVITES EVERYONE TO JOIN THEM IN A CELEBRATION OF BARBARA GILCHRIST GREER’S LIFE FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2015 AT 2:00 PM, DILLARD FUNERAL HOME TROY, ALABAMA.

MERLE W. LEE, AGE 95, OF TROY DIED MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015 AT THE TROY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 3:00 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015 IN THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY IN ELBA WITH REVEREND MACK KING OFFICIATING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD FROM 1:00 PM TO 2:00 PM WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015 AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE EVERGREEN CEMETERY FUND OF SOUTH SIDE BAPTIST CHURCH.

DURRELL R.YANCEY, AGE 82, OF TROY, DIED FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015, AT HIS RESIDENCE. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015 AT 11:00 AM FROM THE CHAPEL OF GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH MINISTER THAYLON MADDOX OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY WITH GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE TWO HOURS PRIOR TO THE SERVICE AT THE FUNERAL HOME. CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE MADE IN HIS HONOR TO HOSPICE ADVANTAGE.

WILLIAM M. DRINKARD, AGE 90, OF GLENNWOOD DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SUN MARCH 22, AT 2:00 PM IN THE GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. KENNETH BAGGET OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE HOPEWELL CEMETERY. VISITATION 5:30 PM TO 7:30 PM, SAT., MAR. 21. GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING.

NADINE (COBB) KILLINGSWORTH, AGE 80 OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE AT 3:00 PM SAT., MAR. 21, 2015 IN THE GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME WITH REV. DWAYNE NORMAN OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE GREEN HILLS MEMORIAL CEMETERY. VISITATION IS FROM 1:00 PM TO 2:30 PM, SAT., MAR. 21, 2015 AT THE GREEN HILLS FUNERAL HOME

MRS. ARCHIE "SUSIE" LEVERETTE, OF ENTERPRISE, DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL FOR SUSIE LEVERETTE WILL BE SUNDAY, MARCH 22, AT 2:00PM AT THE ANTIOCH M.B.C. IN BANKS, BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE MACEDONIA CHURCH CEMETERY, HAMMOND FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION IS MARCH 21 FROM 4-6PM AT THE HAMMOND-SCONIERS CHAPEL.

PERRY VAUGHN, AGE 63, OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE MARCH 19, AT 11:00AM IN THE HARRISON FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL WITH PASTOR MELVIN KNIGHT OFFICIATING, HARRISON FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE. BURIAL IN THE CARROL STREET CEMETERY.

ANNIE C. DINAH GLASCO, AGE 97, OF THE GLENNWOOD COMMUNITY DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SAT, MARCH 21, AT 1:30, IN THE BETHEL M.B.C WITH DR. JOSEPH THOMAS OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE HOLLY SPRINGS M.B.C CEMETERY, GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION FRIDAY, MARCH 20, FROM 11:00-5:PM AND AT THE CHURCH ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

DAVID WAYNE MENEFEE, AGE 69, OF RAMER, AL DIED FRIDAY, MARCH 13,. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY, MARCH 16, AT 3:00 PM IN HILLS CHAPEL CEMETERY WITH REVEREND JOHN POSEY OFFICIATING AND DILLARD FUNERAL HOME OF TROY DIRECTING. VISITATION WILL BE HELD MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015 FROM 1:00 PM UNTIL 2:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OR THE AMERICAN RED CROSS.

WILLIAM WADE SIKES, AGE 75, OF TROY DIED WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE FRIDAY, MARCH 13, AT 10:00 AM IN THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY WITH REVEREND MARK STEPHENS AND REVEREND JERRY WILKES OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE MACEDONIA CEMETERY. VISITATION WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, MARCH 12, FROM 6:00 PM UNTIL 8:00 PM AT DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION SOCIETY.

MARY LEE “TUPPIE” FOSTER, AGE 67, OF BRUNDIDGE DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH 14, AT 1:00PM IN THE ST. PAUL A.M.E CHURCH WITH REV. RONALD THOMPSON OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY, GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

JAMES L. GROOVER, AGE 86, OF TROY DIED TUESDAY, MARCH 10. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, MARCH 12, AT 2:00 PM IN THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME IN TROY WITH REVEREND DWAYNE NORMAN OFFICIATING. BURIAL WILL FOLLOW IN THE SPRINGHILL CEMETERY. VISITATION WILL BE HELD ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE AT THE FUNERAL HOME. MEMORIALS MAY BE MADE TO THE BUSH MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH OR YOUR FAVORITE CHARITY

JIMMIE CROSWELL, AGE 57, OF TROY DIED RECENTLY. FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE SAT, MARCH 7, AT 1, IN THE OUTREACH ENDTIME DELIVERANCE CHURCH WITH BISHOP W.C. SCOTT OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE BETHLEHEM ORION CEMETERY IN ORION, ALABAMA. HARRISON FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION FRIDAY, MARCH6, FROM 12-5:00PM AND ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

FREDDIE ETHERIDGE, AGE 94, OF THE GARDEN BASSETT ROAD COMMUNITY DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SATURDAY, MARCH 7, AT 11 IN DUNN'S CHAPEL AME CHURCH WITH REV. ULYSSES KINCEY OFFICIATING. BURIAL TO FOLLOW IN THE MACEDONIA M.B.C. GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING. VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE.

LAURA LEE COPELAND AGE 87, OF COLUMBUS, GA DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE FRIDAY, MARCH 6, AT 1:00PM IN THE ST. JON'S AME CHURCH IN COLUMBUS, GA WITH REV. DEBRA GRANT OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE DUNN'S CHAPEL AME CHURCH CEMETERY, GEORGE F. GRUBBS FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING.

ROSE MARY BROOKS DIED RECENTLY. THE FUNERAL WILL BE SUNDAY, MARCH 8, AT 2 IN THE CHAPEL OF DILLARD FUNERAL HOME WITH REVEREND RONALD EARLS OFFICIATING. BURIAL IN THE WESLEY CHAPEL CEMETERY. VISITATION ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE. DILLARD FUNERAL HOME DIRECTING.

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