You Are Here: Home » Obituaries

Obituary: Walton Donald Nelson

Walton Donald Nelson passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Dec. 10, 2018. He was born January 23, 1928 to Howard Francis and Velma Hollye (Shell) Nelson. He joined the Navy in 1945 and was on active duty until 1946. In 1951, he joined the Birmingham Police Department, retiring in 1982 as a Sergeant. He was a member of Hoover Lodge No. 644 F. & A. M and the Fraternal Order of Police. He was prec ...

Read more

Obituary: James Curtis Mabrey

James Curtis Mabrey, 91, of Cullman, passed away on Dec. 10. Mabrey was a member of the Seventh Street Baptist Church in Cullman. Mabrey was a loyal employee of Exchange Security, now known as Regions Bank, for over forty years. James started his career as a clerk in the bookkeeping department. He retired in 1990 as Vice President of Regions (then First Alabama Bank). For 25 years he served on the Jimmy Hal ...

Read more

Obituary: Amelia Ellie-Mae Long

Amelia Ellie-Mae Long, of Moody, Alabama, was born June 23, 2016, and passed away on Dec. 2, 2018, at the age of two. Amelia was a happy child with a vibrant personality. She enjoyed playing with her big brother. She was a free spirit and was affectionately known as “little Mess”. Amelia was her family’s little princess and touched the hearts of many. She will be missed by everyone that knew her. Amelia is ...

Read more

Obituary: Janet Wallis

Janet F. Wallis, 88, passed away on Dec. 4. She was the owner of Harry E. Wallis P.C. public accountants. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Wallis. Survived by four children: Diane, Nancy Hartley (husband Pinky), Bill, and Jim (Wife Vicki), and two stepchildren Selene Patterson (husband Phil), and Harry Wallis Jr.; 12 grandchildren: Julie, John Stewart (wife Christina), Marshall Hartley (wife ...

Read more

Obituary: Mildred Randall

Mildred Mickie Gordon Randall, age 85, of Trussville, passed away December 2. [caption id="attachment_67463" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home[/caption] She was a member of South Roebuck and Trussville First Baptist Churches, and was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Charles Dale Randall. She is survived by her sons Gary Randall (Janet), Gordon Rand ...

Read more

Obituary: Francis L. Joyner

Francis Luther Joyner, age 97, of Remlap, passed away on Nov. 29. Mr. Joyner was preceded in death by his son; Steve Joyner, grandson; Michael West; great-grandchildren Emma and Oliver Hicks, sister Christine Meade and his loving wife of 67 years; Evelyn Jane Joyner. Survivors include daughters Judith Wood and Debora Thrasher; son, Isaac Joyner; daughter-in-law, Julie Joyner; nine grandchildren and three gr ...

Read more

Obituary: James E. Massey Jr.

James E. "Jimmy" Massey Jr., 63, passed away on Nov. 26 after fighting serious health problems most of his adult life. While the family is terribly sad to lose him, they are grateful that he is healed and at peace. [caption id="attachment_67246" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Jefferson Memorial[/caption] He was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, on Nov. 4, 1955, son of the late James E. Mass ...

Read more

Obituary for Bobbie Jo Davis

Bobbie Jo Davis, 79, of Leeds, passed away on Nov. 22. Davis was a member of Westmont Baptist Church in Minor, Alabama. Davis is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Bobby Davis; her son, Gregory Dewayne Davis; her two grandchildren, Brandon Davis and Brittany Davis; her sister Rhonda Brown Mark (Gary). She also leaves behind two brothers-in-law, one sister-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. The ...

Read more

Obituary: Willie Keith Reeves

Willie Keith Reeves, 90, of Birmingham,  passed away on Nov. 26. She was a member of Huffman Baptist Church and the Happy Hearts Choir. She served as a Pink Lady with St. Vincent's East Hospital. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Christy Brady; brother, Bill Smith; and sisters, Frankie Williams and Ruby Alvarez. She is survived by her daughters, Diane Garnette and Jeanie Cornelison (Rick); sisters, ...

Read more

Obituary: Janet Aaron Layton “Grammy”

Janet Aaron Layton "Grammy", 72,  passed away on Nov. 24. [caption id="attachment_66844" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Jefferson Memorial[/caption] She was born the third of five children to her loving parents, Howard and Wilma Aaron. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Jim Layton; her two children (who were the light of her life), Brett Layton and Carla (Vann) Russell; her three ...

Read more
Scroll to top