Obituaries for Tuesday, December 12, 2006.
Goldie Thompson Daniel
DEMOPOLIS &045; Goldie Thompson Daniel, 89, formally of Birmingham, died Sunday, December 10, 2006 at DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.
The family will receive friends at Whitesboro Baptist Church, 2270 Whitesboro Road in Boaz one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service at the church with the Rev. Alan Hallmark officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors in charge of arrangements.
Daniel was preceded in death by her parents, Acie Thompson and Victoria Badgett Thompson; six sisters, Maybelle Fletcher, Alva Phillips, Velma Chambers, Sue Presley, Mary Lois Rayburn and Annie Baldwin; five brothers, Joe Wheeler, Jim Thompson, Walter Thompson, Reuben Thompson, and Joyce &8220;Chalk&8221; Thompson.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Shelby and Ken Sherwood of Demopolis and a numerous number of nieces and nephews.
She was a resident of the Attalla area for 67 years, a resident of Birmingham for 19 years and a resident at Woodhaven Manor in Demopolis the past two years.
Carline Ruth Stanley
DEMOPOLIS &045; Carline Ruth Stanley, 85, died Saturday, December 9, 2006 at Woodhaven Manor in Demopolis. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2006 at Demopolis Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Richard Scott officiating. Kidd-Robbins Funeral directors of Demopolis in charge of the arrangements.
She was a native of Mississippi and a resident of Demopolis where she was a member of Westside Baptist Church of Demopolis.
Her husband, Earnest Stanley, preceded Stanley in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Clara S. Tucker of Demopolis and Frances Elmore of Gordo; one son, William F. (Margie) Johnson of Acworth, Ga.; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Alma Martin of Aliceville, Margaret McNamara and Clara Mae Bowles, both of Watervalley, Miss., Kathryn Tyler of Hernando, Miss. and a host of nieces and nephews.
The Stanley Family will accept flowers or donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Betty V. Huckabee
LINDEN &045; Betty V. Huckabee, 82 of Linden died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2006 at Old Springhill Cemetery in Gallion with Dale Barger officiating.
She was born April 11, 1924. She was a homemaker.
Two sister-in-laws, Marie Brackin of Columbus, Miss. and Juanita Perez of Kilgore, Texas; her niece, Brenda Cannon of Shiloh and her friend, Jean Marlowe of Linden, survive her.
O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden was in charge of the arrangements.
Daisy Allison McLelland Scruggs
MARION &045; Daisy Allison McLelland Scruggs, 80 of Marion died on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006 at her residence. Funeral services will be held today. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006 at 11 a.m. at Marion United Methodist Church with the Revs. Dr. Larry Teasley and James Waters Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. at Marion United Methodist Church Chapel before the funeral.
Interment will be held at 3 p.m. in Gainesville Cemetery in Gainesville.
Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Her husband, James L. Scruggs of Marion; two daughters, Shana Moore of Nacogdoches, Texas and Julie Phillips of Ovieda, Fla.; one son, Lea Scruggs of Orange Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren survive Scruggs.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons, Derry Bone, Taylor Bone, John Ross Bone, Cameron Phillips, Cooper Phillips, Neal Moore, and Harris Scruggs.
Norman E. Childs
LINCOLN &045; Norman E. Childs, 89, of Lincoln died on Dec. 10, 2006 at South Baldwin Hospital in Foley. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006 at Kirk Funeral Homes Greensboro Chapel in Greensboro. The family will receive friends from 11 until 12 noon at the chapel before the service. Interment will follow in Greensboro Cemetery.
Childs was a native of Birmingham and a graduate of the University of Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violette Childs; his daughter, Carolyn Childs; his mother, Noma Ennis Childs of Greensboro; father, the Rev. Ennis Childs and step-mother, Annie Childs of Greenville.
He is survived by his children, Norman Childs Jr., Nixon Childs, Rick Hughs, Artie Childs, Barbara Childs and Scott Childs; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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