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Etta Mae Odom Mitchell Tingle

Etta Mae Odom Mitchell Tingle, Age 92 of Trussville, passed away on August 18, 2016.  [caption id="attachment_33916" align="alignleft" width="300"] Etta Mae Odom Mitchell Tingle[/caption] Mrs. Tingle was born in Good Springs, Alabama, daughter of a coal miner.  She graduated high school at Cordova High School.  After the high school graduation ceremony, the graduates reassembled at which time Etta Mae and R ...

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Roderick Alan Hill

Roderick Alan Hill, 66, of Trussville, Alabama went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, August 13th, 2016. [caption id="attachment_33821" align="alignleft" width="300"] Roderick Alan Hill[/caption] Born in Birmingham, Alabama on March 5, 1950, Roddy grew up in East Lake, graduated from Banks High School and attended Auburn University graduating with a degree in Forestry. He spent his early career in Selma ...

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Mary Ellen Watkins

Mary Ellen Watkins, age 96, of Center Point, AL passed away August 3, 2016. [caption id="attachment_33584" align="alignleft" width="219"] Mary Ellen Watkins[/caption] She was a former member of Clearview Baptist Church and retired from Jefferson Home Furnishing after serving a sales associate for several years. She was a very hard working and outspoken woman who was very devoted to her family. She was a won ...

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Grover Lee Armstrong

Grover Lee Armstrong, age 90, of Irondale, AL passed away on July 31, 2016. He was a Birmingham native and was a member of South Roebuck Baptist Church. He was a WWII veteran who served in the Navy. He was inducted in the Talladega Hall of Fame Racing Pioneers in 1996. He is survived by his son, Brooks Armstrong (Debra) and his grandchildren, Christopher and Savanna Armstrong. A graveside service will be he ...

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Shirley Ann Tanner

Shirley Ann Tanner, age 79 of Trussville, AL., passed away on July 30, 2016. She was a graduate of New Market High School and also St Vincent’s School of Nursing. She was a member of Palmerdale First Baptist and retired from St. Vincent’s Family Practice after 40 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy A. Sisk and Lorene F. Sisk, and her sister, Maoma Sisk Massie. She is survived by ...

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Joe Edd Hocutt

Joe Edd Hocutt, age 80, of Trussville, AL passed away on July 26, 2016. Joe loved his family, friends and country.  He was born December 31, 1935, to Felix N. and Hattie Hocutt in Fayette, AL.  Not only did he grow up and fall in love with a Trussville girl, but also the City of Trussville.  After serving in the Air Force, they chose Trussville as their home.  He was proud to give back to the community by b ...

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Lewis “Cooter” Simpson

Lewis “Cooter” Simpson, age 80, of Trussville, AL passed away on July 25, 2016. [caption id="attachment_33297" align="alignleft" width="203"] Lewis “Cooter” Simpson[/caption] Cooter loved his friends and family dearly and was dearly loved by all of them. Cooter had a passion for the community of Trussville the residence. He enjoyed working for the city of Trussville for several years before retiring as a pu ...

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Marjorie Setliff Holt

Marjorie Setliff Holt, age 85, of Birmingham, Alabama, died on July 24, 2016. She was born in Villa Rica, Georgia on January 31, 1931 to Walter and Eunice Setliff. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Osburne Holt, her parents, and her granddaughter, Sheila Gammage. She is survived by her daughters, Rachel (Ken) Cushing and Patty Gammage; granddaughters, Christy Gammage, Erin C. (Travis) Gr ...

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Beverly West Turner

Beverly West Turner, age 80, of Trussville, AL passed away on July 6, 2016. She was a graduate of Philips High School, and later graduated from Birmingham Southern with a BA and then received her Masters from the University of Alabama. Beverly studied abroad in Costa Rica, and taught, as well. She retired from Jefferson County Schools after several years of service as a Spanish teacher. She was a member of ...

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Emery Star Owens

Emery Star Owens, passed away at two months old in Talladega County on June 28, 2016. She was a member of Church of the Highlands. Emery was a fighter from the day she was born. She was full of life. She came into this world as “Mommy’s best friend” and “Daddy’s girl”. In the short time we were blessed with her she loved to cuddle and smile. She loved her big brother and tummy time. Her funeral service will ...

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