|Obits Week of April 24, 2014|
|Written by News Desk|
|Monday, 12 May 2014 08:19|
Smith, Mrs. Sue Stevens age 92, a resident of Millbrook, Al passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014. Graveside services were held on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. from Brookside Memorial Gardens with Rev. Tony Butler & Rev. Phil Leistner officiating. Mrs. Smith was a member of Fountain of Grace. She is survived by her husband Robert J. Smith, daughter Susan Gardner (Bruce), four grandchildren and six great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Josh Butler in care of Fountain of Grace, 881 McQueen Smith Road, Prattville, AL 36067. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
Goodson, Mr. William Ludlam, age 37, a resident of Elmore, AL passed away on April 15, 2014. Graveside services were held on Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11 am at Brookside Memorial Gardens, Millbrook, AL with Rev. Dennis James Shaw officiating. Interment followed services. Survivors include wife, Becky Goodson, daughter, Grace Nicole Goodson, son, William Gabriel Goodson, parents, Rev. Bobby and Alice Goodson, sisters, Amy Alice ( Rev. Dennis) Shaw, Nora ( Barry) Hughes, brother, Robert (Bernie) Goodson III and cherished aunt, Lynette Friend. Family and friends assembled at graveside. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, Al directing.
Caldwell, Mr. James Howard age 60, a resident of Montgomery, AL passed away on April 14, 2014 at a local hospital. Memorial services were held on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Brookside Funeral Home with sister Christine Rayborn officiating. Mr. Caldwell is survived by his wife Susan Caldwell of Montgomery, AL, sister Litha Caldwell of Montgomery, AL, niece Sonya Caldwell of Montgomery, AL, nephew Brian Harlow Caldwell of Montgomery, AL and other nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
Johnson, Mr. James T., Jr., age 57, a resident of Wetumpka, AL passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his residence. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from Thelma Baptist Church, 810 Weoka Road, Wetumpka, AL, with Rev. Doug Chappelle officiating. James was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother. He always had a smile and enjoyed the simple things in life. He was happiest when providing joy to his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a member of Thelma Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents James T. Johnson, Sr. & Sarah Nell Jernigan Johnson. He is survived by his wife of 35 years Debbie Johnson, daughters Brandy Johnson, Jessica Johnson, sons Jay Johnson (Christy), Justin Johnson, sisters Jeanette Matherson (Ray), Janice Henderson, Joyce Laird and ten grandchildren. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
Charles Aubrey Evans, 76, lifelong resident of Elmore County, passed away on March 23, 2014. Born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 4, 1937, he is predeceased by his parents, Aubrey L. Evans and Voncile Morrison Evans and an infant son, Derrick L. Evans. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia "Patt" Essex Evans, Elmore, AL; four children and their spouses, Michelle E. and Jeff Martin, Wetumpka, AL; C. Reid and Tina Evans, Millbrook, AL; Michael D. and Luciene Evans, Santa Fe, NM; Lori B. and Hal Huguley, Opelika, AL; one sister, June Evans Carpenter and her husband, Jerry, Wetumpka, AL; eight grandchildren, Aubrey J. Lassiter, Jesse Martin, Wetumpka; Austin Evans, Carmen Evans, Millbrook; Charles J. Evans, Columbus, GA; Dandara Evans, Santa Fe, NM; Hayden Huguley, Abbey Huguley, Opelika; three nieces, Leslie C. Scarborough and husband Doug, Birmingham; Lynlee Carpenter, Pelham; Lauren Carpenter, New York City; and mother-in-law, Dot Lee, Mobile. He was a graduate of the Wetumpka High School Class of 1955 and an alumnus of Auburn University. He began his career with the Gulf Oil Corporation as a distributor for the Evans Oil Company and retired from AAA Cooper Transportation. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 12:45-1:45 PM at 205 Autauga Street, Wetumpka, Alabama, with a graveside memorial service at 2:00 PM from Pine View Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 or to a favorite charity.
Roberts, Mr. James Earnest "Jimmy" age 42, a resident of Titus, AL passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Memorial services were held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Brookside Funeral Home with Rev. Joey Elksky officiating. Mr. Roberts was preceded in death by his parents Archie & Sandra Brady Roberts. He is survived by his wife Dana Roberts of Titus, AL, daughter Madison Roberts of Titus, AL, son Tanner Watts of Titus, AL, brothers Jody Roberts of Tupelo, MS, Archie Roberts of Pass Christian, MS, sisters Suzanne Collins of Gulf Port, MS, Michelle Murphy of GA, father & mother-in-law James Marty & Annette Hunt of Elmore, AL. Brookside Funeral Home of Millbrook, AL directing.
|Last Updated on Monday, 12 May 2014 08:21|
Supreme Court Justice concerned about civics education
By ART PARKER, Editor
A few weeks ago Alabama Supreme Court Justice Jim Main (pictured right) spoke to students at the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University. In addition to reviewing the diversity of the Alabama Supreme Court, Main stressed the importance of civics education in our schools and the importance of promoting civics by the soon to be lawyers.Read more...
The Spirit of Christmas Committee invites the public to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and the Christmas Festival & Parade Saturday, December 6. The Annual Tree Lighting will be held at Village Green Park Thursday, December 3 from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be live music and concessions and the park will be adorned with new and newly refurbished lighting.Read more...
Photo: Jasmine Farrow (center), a student in the Elmore County Technical School's...
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