Charles Douglas Dodd

Charles Douglas Dodd age 80 of Gallion, AL died June 19, 2017 at Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital. He was born October 9, 1936 in Lynn, AL to Chesley and Bessie Dodd. Mr. Dodd graduated from Lynn High School, after graduating he enlisted in the US Air Force where he served in Germany and England. He worked for Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in Michigan, then he began his 35 year career in the paper industry, starting with Marathon Southern and retiring from James River Corp. He was a member of Linden Baptist Church and an avid golfer.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Ross Dodd of Gallion, AL; two daughters, Sandy (Mark) Henson of Linden, AL; and Tina (Robert) Glass of Gallion, AL; one granddaughter, Brittany (Justin) Phillips of Gallion, AL; two grandsons, Brooks Glass of Gallion, AL; and Tyler Henson of Linden, AL; one great grandson, Chesley Cayden Phillips of Gallion, AL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chesley and Bessie Dodd, two sisters, Ann Dodd Newsome, and Linda Dodd Mullins, brother, Jerry Dodd.

Visitation will be held at O”Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm. Graveside funeral services will follow at Linden Memorial Park at 2:00 pm with Jeremy Smith officiating.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden, AL.

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Henry Baxley

Henry Baxley, 81, of Demopolis, died June 19, 2017, at Princeton Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Funeral service will be held Friday June 23, 2017, at First Baptist in Demopolis at 2 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Demopolis Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday night from 5 until 7. Reverend Carl Williams will be officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel will be directing.

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Charles W. Arledge

Charles W. Arledge, age 73, of Demopolis, died June 17, 2017, at DCH Northport Hospital. Funeral service will be Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Demopolis, Alabama. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 until 2:45 p.m. The Reverend Carl Williams will be officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel will be directing. Burial will be June 21, 2017 at Shelby Garden of Rest in Shelby, Alabama.

Charlie was born December 30, 1943, in Shelby, Alabama, to Samuel L. And Violet L. Jones Arledge.

He was preceded by his parents; brother, Samuel L. Arledge Jr.

Survivors are his wife, Carole Landreth Arledge of Demopolis; daughter, Dedra C. Arledge of Helena; son, Charles Jason Arledge (Amanda) of Linden; grandchildren, Renee` Whitcomb and Ashley Whitcomb; many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sam Arledge, Scott Byrne, Brian Jones, Chris Landreth, Michael Landreth, Rodney Landreth, Kaine Martin, Bill Price and Dan Price.

Honorary pallbearers will be Retired Educator Group.

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Grace Clayton Motley

Ms. Grace Clayton Motley, age 58 of Demopolis, Alabama entered into eternal rest Monday, June 12, 2017 at DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Funeral services for Ms. Grace Clayton Motley will be held Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 12:00 Noon from Nazareth of Galilee Baptist Church, Demopolis, Alabama. Rev. Michael Johnson will officiate. Interment will follow in Limestone Cemetery, Demopolis, Alabama. Public viewing will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel. The remains will repose at the church one hour prior to funeral services on Saturday. Larkin and Scott Mortuary, LLC of Demopolis, AL entrusted with all arrangements.

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Danny Duane Blair

Danny Duane Blair 70, of Forkland, passed away June 12, 2017, at home. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m. June 15, 2017, at Forkland Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Kenny Overstreet and Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis Chapel directing.

He was born November 2, 1946, in Marengo County, Al., to Bobby and Sara Wimberly Blair.

Danny was preceded by his parents; daughter, Dana Blair; brother, Bobby Blair Jr.

Survivors are his daughters, Sara Blair Eskew (Marshall) of Hanceville, Allison Blair of Pensacola and Robin Blair of Pensacola; son, Steven Scruggs of Tuscaloosa; grandchildren, Hunter Klipstine, Devin Eskew, Rachel Sweeney, Tyler Solliday, Riley Solliday, Rickey Ann Pearce and Dustin Stephens.

Pallbearers will be Jesse Crocker, Jon Hillbish, Hunter Klipstine, Devin Eskew, Dustin Stephens and Riley Solliday.

A reception will follow the service at Forkland United Methodist Church immediately after the service.

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David Allen Stewart

David Allen Stewart, 60, of Marion, Alabama, died June 11, 2017 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

David was born November 3, 1956 in Marion to the late Erskine R. and Mary Alice Hale Stewart.

He is survived by his loving wife Malinda Moore Stewart; daughter Amy Leigh Stewart Smitherman ( Cody ); son James Allen Stewart ( Tabitha ); sisters Diane Fretwell ( Bill ) and Mary Jo Nichols; brother Erskine R. Stewart, jr ( Cynthia ); and one grandchild Peyton Leigh Smitherman.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 11 am at Marion United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to service. Burial will follow at Heiberger United Methodist Church cemetery. The Rev. Misty Barrett will officiate and Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel will direct.

Active pallbearers will be Ronald Hughey, Greg Nichols, William Nichols, William Perkins, Ingram Thornton, Chad Wilson, Michael Bovis, and Lee Dunkin.

Honorary pallbearers will be Boy Scouts of America Troop 322, Dr. William Shane Lee, M.D. and the staff at Marion Clinic, NRCS, and FSA staff.

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James Floyd Harper

James Floyd Harper age 82 of Thomasville, AL died June 10, 2017 at Providence Hospital. He was born March 25, 1935 in Mt. Olive, AL to Ivy Floyd and Mattie Lou Harper. He was a procurement manager for Scotch Lumber Company and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce C. Harper of Thomasville, AL; daughter, Deborah (Eddie) Vick of Thomasville, AL; sons, James Michael Harper of Dunwoody, GA, Thomas Detlefsen and Timothy Detlefsen of Thomasville, AL; four sisters, Geraldine Blakeney of Thomasville, AL, Ruby Bline of Dunkinville, TX, Katherine Harper of Grove Hill, AL, and Linda Vogel of Camden, AL; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Harper and his parents, Ivy Floyd and Mattie Lou Harper

Visitation will be held at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral services will be held at Thomasville Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 11:00 am with Rev. Bill Bozeman, Rev. Ty Parten, and Tad Detlefsen officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville, AL

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Thomasville Baptist Church.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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James Philip Nichols

James Philip Nichols age 82 of Thomasville, AL died June 8, 2017 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born November 14, 1934 in Thomasville, AL to Tom Kirby and Madelin Louise Nichols. Mr. Nichols was a retired machine shop operator. He was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church, Thomasville Rotary Club, Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department, Thomasville Jaycees, and served on the Thomasville Academy School Board.

He is survived by his three sons, Keith Nichols, Ken Nichols, and Kevin Nichols, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services will be held at Choctaw Corner Cemetery on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 am with Rev. Ty Parten officiating.

Funeral arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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William Jarrett Carrico

William Jarrett Carrico age 44 a carpenter of Prattville, AL died June 8, 2017 in Prattville, AL. He was born April 2, 1973 in TerraJone, Spain. He was a veteran us the US Army.

He is survived by his mother, Charlotte C. Warren of Magnolia, AL; two sisters, Sabrina Carrico Dumas of Crestwood, KY; and Natalie Carrico Shaw of Milton, FL.

He was preceded in death by his father, William P. Carrico

Visitation will be held at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home on Monday, June 12, 2017 from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm service time with Rev. John Bonner officiating. Burial will be in the Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia, AL

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL.

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Pinkie Benison

Ms. Pinkie Benison of Demopolis, Alabama entered into eternal rest, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services for Ms. Pinkie Benison were held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Greene Oak Baptist Church, Forkland, Alabama. Rev. David Roseman, officiating minister. Interment followed in Longin Cemetery, Forkland, Alabama. Larkin and Scott Mortuary, LLC entrusted with arrangements.

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