Amelia Wittie Carlisle Gavin Rentz

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Amelia Wittie Carlisle Gavin Rentz, age 85 of Wetumpka and long time resident of Linden, died Friday, July 28, 2006 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. She was born on June 5, 1921 in Butler. She was a member of Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Sweet Water and attended Woodland United Methodist Church in Montgomery. She was a retired schoolteacher. She was a member of the Quest Club, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, and an honorary member of Vaughn Road Garden Club.

Funeral services were held at Camp Ground United Methodist Church on Monday, July 31, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. with Reverend Cory Smith officiating. Burial was at Camp Ground United Methodist Church Cemetery in Sweetwater.

She is survived by 3 daughters, Inell (Herb) McGee, Selma, Charlene (Don) Meadows, Wetumpka, and Sherry (Steve) Hill, Hoover; brother, Joe Carlisle, Millry; sister, Kathleen Murphy, Semmes; 7 grandchildren, Stan McGee, Monica Decker, Gavin McGee, Andy Meadows, Tim Meadows, Brian Hill, and Christina Naro; and 6 great-grandchildren.

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She is preceded in death by her first husband, Charlie R. Gavin, and her second husband, Charles Edward Rentz.

Active pallbearers include Andy Meadows, Gavin McGee, Stan McGee, Tim Meadows, Brian Hill, Monica McGee Decker, and Christina Hill Naro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Camp Ground United Methodist Church in Sweet Water.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directed.

Charles “Bud” Kramer Hatch

Mr. Charles “Bud” Kramer Hatch, age 82, of Demopolis, died Monday, July 31, 2006 at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis.

Services will be held at 2 pm Friday, August 4, 2006 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Demopolis, with Father Bryan Hatchett officiating. A private interment will follow at Demopolis Memorial Gardens with Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends, Friday, August 4, 2006, at the Church from 1 pm until 2 pm, in the Parish Hall prior to the service.

Survivors include: two daughters, Jane Hatch (David) Aswell of Carbon Hill, Alabama and Louise Hatch (Skip) Archibald of Summerfield, Florida; one son, Charles Kramer Hatch III of Huntsville, Alabama; one brother, William W. (Shirley) Hatch of Annapolis, Maryland; two special friends, Betty Kirk and Eugene Carter, both of Demopolis; seven grandchildren, Joseph Aswell, Ashley Aswell, Anna Aswell, Seth O’Hara, Kristen McMannen, Price (Jordan) O’Hara and Cohen Price O’Hara.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Hatch’s nephews.

Mr. Hatch was retired from the General Electric Corp. He served in the Navy and was a World War II veteran; as well as, a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Men’s Coffee Club and Trinity Men’s Breakfast Club.

The Hatch family requests “NO FLOWERS.” Please make donations to Trinity Episcopal Church Building Fund on 401 North Main Street in Demopolis, Alabama 36732.