Obituaries for May 11, 2007

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 11, 2007

Evans, Glass

James Willard &8220;Jimmy&8221; Glass Sr.

FAUNSDALE &8212; Mr. James Willard &8220;Jimmy&8221; Glass Sr. died on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

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Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, May 11, 2007 at Faunsdale Presbyterian Church with the Rev. George McKee officiating. Interment will follow at Dayton Cemetery with Kidd-Robbins Funeral Directors of Demopolis directing services. Mr. Glass will lie in state one hour prior to the service time at the church.

The Glass family will receive friends at Kidd-Robbins Funeral Home Chapel from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2007.

Glass was born in Consul, a resident of Faunsdale and the surrounding community for 68

years, a member, Deacon and Elder of Faunsdale Presbyterian Church. He was the owner and broker for Jimmy Glass Real Estate Company for 30 years, a former member of the Alabama Realtors Association, a former cattleman and member of the Alabama Cattleman&8217;s Association. He served in the United States Navy during WWII as a torpedo man&8217;s mate.

Glass&8217; parents, L.L. Glass and Mary Elizabeth Leighton Glass; his son, James Willard &8220;Jim&8221; Glass; two sisters, Mary Colvin and Tsianna Brame; two brothers, L.H. Glass and Lecester Glass preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Meriam Moore Glass of Faunsdale; his son, Robert Keith &8220;Bob&8221; Glass and his wife, Carol, along with the two granddaughters, Lauren Nicole Glass and Katherine Moore Glass, all of Birmingham; his sister, Elizabeth Georgeson and her husband, Jay, of Casper, Wy.; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Robert J. McKee, George A. Kelly, Richard L. Colyar, Robert Brooks Rankin, John Patrick Rankin II, Gregory G. Tate and John William Aiken.

Honorary pallbearers will be George H. McKee, John R.

Rankin, William D. Rankin, Don Hammond, Joe L. Rankin, Jr. John Patrick Rankin, George S. Rankin, Jimmy Woodfin, J.L. Guin, Bob Walker and Tommy Miller.

Mrs. Viola Glover Evans

DEMOPOLIS &8212; Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Glover Evans a resident of Demopolis, were held on Wednesday, May 9 from The Evening Star Baptist Church in Gallion, with the Rev. Floyd James, pastor/eulogist.

Interment followed in the Evening Star Baptist Church Cemetery in Gallion.

Mrs. Evans was born August 16, 1912, in Hale County, to late John and Brettaina Rowser Glover.

She died on Wednesday, May 2, 2007.

Mrs. Evans was a member of Evening Star Baptist Church in Gallion. She worked in the church as a Sunday School Teacher, church secretary, and member of the Evening Star Missionary Society.

She was Past Matron of True and Tried Chapter Number 699 Order of Eastern Star.

Mrs. Evans graduated from the Hale County Public School and Alabama State University.

She was an educator and taught school in the Hale County Public School System for 30 or more years.

She was married to the late Lee Joseph Evans Sr. who preceded her in death, and

two children, Lee Joseph Evans Jr. and the late Brettaina Evans, who preceded her in death in Jan. 2007.

She is survived by her son, Lee Joseph Evans Jr.; grandsons: Tony Earl Evans and Lawrence Parker; granddaughters: Debbie Clark, Jacqueline Rupert and August Evans; 15 great-great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.