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Obituary: Glenda “Sister Glenn” Mashayekh

Glenda “Sister Glenn” Mashayekh, age 69 of Bessemer passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018. Glenda was a 1966 graduate of Hewitt Trussville High School. She retired from ACIPCO after working there for almost 45 years. Glenda was an avid Auburn fan who stood her ground while surrounded by a family of Alabama fans. [caption id="attachment_57001" align="alignleft" width="230"] Glenda “Sister Glenn” Mashayekh[/cap ...

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Jerry Earl Hazel

Jerry Earl Hazel, 71, of Trussville, Al., went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on June 5, 2018. Jerry was born in Coosa County June 17, 1946 and raised in Trussville, where he graduated from Hewitt Trussville High School. In 1971, he joined the Birmingham Police Department where he worked for more than 20 years. He retired as a Sergeant in 1992. He went on to become a contractor and establish Jerry Hazel C ...

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Charlene Barnett Thurmond

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Charlene Barnett Thurmond was born in Birmingham the 6th of August, 1947; her death was the 26th of May, 2018, also in Birmingham. She grew up here, attended Woodlawn High School, Class of 1965, and Jacksonville State University. After a successful career in selling real estate, Charlene decided on pursuing a dream of hers to operate a retail store selling fashionab ...

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Jonathan David Burns

Jonathan David Burns was a fun loving, caring, generous soul who was always creating something for someone else that he could give away. He was a nature lover, who loved hunting, Alabama football, painting, drawing, sculpting and music. He wore red and the Big A almost daily. [caption id="attachment_52724" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jonathan David Burns[/caption] He graduated in 2009 as a chemical engin ...

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OBITUARY: John H. Monteabaro

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports John H. Monteabaro, age 63 of Springville, AL passed away on February 20, 2018. He was a member of Spring Valley Baptist Church. He was a Circulation Manager for the Birmingham News in the Birmingham  Eastern area for over 40 years, was a co-owner of Shirley’s Florist and also was a tax accountant. He is survived by his wife, Robin Monteabaro; children, Sara Trucks ...

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OBITUARY: Richard Harold Workman

Richard Harold Workman, 78, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC following prolonged illness. Born in Gaston County, NC, the son of P.A. and Mary Catherine Young Workman. He resided in Black Mountain, NC. Richard went to college at the University of Alabama and the University of Tennessee. Richard worked as a construction contractor for much of his life but more than anything ...

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OBITUARY: Mary Ann Pagan

Mary Ann Pagan, age 63, of Odenville, AL passed away on February 12, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Margaret Mary Vaughan; her sister, Bobbi Diaz; daughter, Angela Bender and her husband, Ismael Pagan. Mary is survived by her father, Raymond Vaughan and step-mother, Martha; sister, Kathy Pollack and brother, Raymond Vaughan, Jr.; her two sons, George Rittenhouse (Leslie) and Steven Rittenhou ...

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Blake Ryan Smith

Blake Ryan Smith went to be with the Lord on February 3, 2018. He was born on July 31, 1997. Blake loved the Lord and accepted Him as Savior on March 15, 2011. He answered the call to preach and was pursuing that calling at the Crown College of the Bible in Powell, Tennessee. He often preached at Mountain View Baptist Church where he grew up and taught the 4th through 6th grade boys Sunday School class when ...

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Billy Argel Leopard

Billy Argel Leopard died on November 29, 2017. He was born in Red Bay, Alabama on June 15, 1932, to Harold Argel Leopard and Sarah Ada Kelly, [caption id="attachment_48803" align="alignleft" width="218"] Billy Argel Leopard[/caption] Billy attended Red Bay schools for grades one through eight and graduated from Tuscaloosa High School. He immediately joined the United States Air Force, serving in Japan durin ...

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Betty L. Leopard

Betty L. Leopard, age 86, of Argo, AL passed away on October 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Raymond Leopard; sisters, Lucille, Phoeba and Iv; brothers, James and Silas. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Thrasher (Tommy); son, Tim Leopard; grandchildren, Josh, Carman, Chad and Shawn (Hannah); numerous nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at Jefferson Memorial ...

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