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Obituary: Liz Moore

Oct. 13, 1934 – March 30, 2014 Elizabeth Garry “Liz” Moore, founder of the Liz Moore Low Vision Center at St. Vincent’s East and co-owner of Moore Oil Co. Inc., passed away March 30, 2014, after an extended illness. Liz accepted many challenges of having low vision for the past 29 years. Unable to drive, a companion accompanied her as she assumed the leadership of many prominent civic and social organizatio ...

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L. Helene Roberts

For The Tribune L. Helene Roberts, age 96, of Trussville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014. She was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Trussville. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joe Lester Roberts. She is survived by her sister, Doris Blevons; her two sons, William Roberts (Pat) and Ken Roberts (Joanne); her daughter, Lynn Justice (Kenneth); nine grandchildren and ...

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Obituary: Carol Horn Shurbet

Carol Horn Shurbet made her journey to her heavenly home on March 15, 2014. Carol’s faith was strengthened throughout her battle with cancer. While she did not want to leave her beloved family and friends, she looked forward with great anticipation to be reunited with all her loved ones who have gone on before. Carol continues on her spiritual journey forever. Carol was born on February 11, 1945. She grew u ...

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James Gary Orr

James Gary Orr, 57, of Springville, passed away on December 17, 2013, surrounded by friends and family. He was born in Birmingham on January 3, 1956 to Carolyn Sanders Orr and James Bufford Orr. Gary graduated from Huffman High School in 1975 and received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Jacksonville State University where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Gary had a successful sales caree ...

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Kenneth A. Millar

Kenneth A. Millar-August 2, 1932-November 14, 2013 Kenneth Millar, age 81, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2013. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Trussville, a Sunday School teacher for 45 years, and a member of the choir. Mr. Millar  had been a mechanic for Alagasco for over 35 years when he retired. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sonya Millar; brothers Donald Millar, Edward Millar, ...

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Fred Kent

Fred Kent-Sept. 4, 1950-Nov. 14, 2013 Iley "Fred" Kent Jr., 63, of Hoover, was called home to Heaven on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. He died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his wife and children. Fred spent his life in the Birmingham area. The son of Iley and Ima Kent, he grew up in Pinson and graduated from Erwin High School and Jefferson State Junior College. As a child, he was a member of Pinson Presby ...

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Mary R. Townsend

 Memorial services for Mary R. Townsend were held November 1, 2013 at 11:00 at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham Alabama.  She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Rouveyrol from the Ardaché Department of the south of France.   Marie Louise (Mary) was born August 15th, 1917.  She was 96 years old when she passed away on October 30, 2013.   She was the last of 6 siblings to pass away, who were all fi ...

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Harold Wood Scott

Harold Wood Scott, known to his many friends as Scottie, of Trussville, AL, died on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at Col. Robert L. Howard State Veterans Home in Pell City, AL. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Nell Crain Scott, his parents Bessie and Richard Scott, and by his son Jerry Scott. He is survived by his sister Joann Pollard (Jack), of Fort Smith, AR and their sons Tim, David and Phil, b ...

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Wade McIntosh Taylor

Wade McIntosh Taylor, 58, passed away Saturday, August 31 in a single vehicle motorcycle accident on Highway 11. He was born June 25, 1955 in Atlanta, Ga. and during his life he has lived in Georgia, Texas and Alabama. Most of his life was spent in the Birmingham area. For the last 24 years he has lived in Grayson Valley. Taylor is survived by his son Olin Taylor (Megan is his wife), daughter Crystal McGoug ...

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Brock Bowman

Brock Bowman, age 17, of Trussville, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 8, 2013. He is survived by his mother, Kathy Vedell Bowman; father, Wayne Bowman (Pansy); brother, Braxton Bowman (Kaitlin); grandfather, William L. Vedell (Sharron); nephew, Jackson Bowman; niece, Collins Bowman; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Brock is described by his friends and family as sweet, caring, an ...

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