Chester Bell, 71, of Moundville, passed away August 9, 2019 at his residence. Services were 11 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Miracle House of Prayer. Rev. Spikey Howard officiated. Burial followed in the Pleasant Hill Methodist Church Cemetery. Wills’ Funeral Service directed. Visitation was Friday, August 16, 2019 at the funeral home. The body lay in state one hour prior to services at the church.
Patricia Burroughs, 62, of Moundville, passed away August 14, 2019 at her residence. Services were 2 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Magnolia Chapel South. Rev. Jim Robinson officiated. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery. Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directed. Visitation was Friday, August 16, 2019 at the funeral home.
She was preceded in death by her son, Marcus Burroughs, and parents, Mary Virginia and Thomas Waggoner.
Survivors include her daughter, Bobbi Sue Spencer; daughter-in-law, Danielle Burroughs; sisters, Virginia Williams, Kathy Hollis and Frances Laird; brother, Emmette Waggoner; and grandchildren, Brianna Brantley Harris and Dalton Spencer.
Pallbearers were Tommy Waggoner, Jeremy Hollis, Jeff Hollis, Tyler Hollis, Cameron Hollis, Carl Bates and Wayne Davidson. Patricia was a loving mother and nana, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Harold R. Heacock
Harold R. Heacock, 74, of Northport, passed away on August 14, 2019 at Hospice of West Alabama. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Bro. Charlie Simmons officiating and Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel directing. Visitation was on Monday, August 19, 2019 at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald Heacock; mother, Helen Irene Heacock; and brother, Michael Heacock.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years Carolyn (Hughes) Heacock; daughter, Connie Marie (Heacock) Kline; son-in-law, Paul S. Kline; grandchildren, Brandon Lee Mitchell and Joseph Blake Mitchell; and three great grandchildren, Miss Mikaela, age 11, Mr. J. R., age 7, and Miss Riyah Jo, age 2.
Harold was a teacher and instructor in Career Development at Shelton State Community College. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was loved and will be greatly missed.
Pallbearers were Brandon Lee Mitchell, Joseph Blake Mitchell, Paul Kline, David Hughes, Jimmy Hughes, and John Hocutt. Honorary pallbearer was Douglas Rhinehart.
Elder George W. King
Elder George W. King, 91, of Pickensville, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Aliceville. Visitation was Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 3-4 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration was Monday, August 19, 2019, Noon at New Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 290 New Cumberland Rd., Carrollton. The body lay in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Internment was in New Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 290 New Cumberland Rd., Carrollton. Rev. Jacqueline Lang, pastor of New Cumberland Presbyterian Church was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing.
Survivors are the King family.
Mamie Harrell McClary
Mamie Harrell McClary, 88, of Akron, died on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her residence. Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Harrell McClary were Saturday, August 17, 2019 at noon at Greater St. Paul C. M. E. Church, Akron. Rev. L. Jermaine Woods officiated. Entombment followed in Memory Hill Gardens. Rollins’ Mortuary directed. The body lay in state one hour prior to service time. Public viewing was August 16, 2019 beginning at 11 a.m. and the family received friends from 6-7 p.m. in the chapel of Rollins’ Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Greater St. Paul C. M. E. Church, Akron.
Lucille Grote Mitchell
Lucille Grote Mitchell, 88, formerly of Greensboro, passed away on August 8,2019 at Moundville Health and Rehab. At her request, a private graveside service was held at Newbern Cemetery on August 9, 2019. Rev. Doug Jolly officiated. Magnolia Chapel South handles arrangements.
Lucille or Cile as she was known by family and friends was born in Winter Haven, Florida to Luther Louis and Bessie Miller Grote on January 17, 1931. They moved back to Greensboro when she was a toddler and she lived there for the next 84 years. Cile was a resident of Pine Valley Retirement Community in Tuscaloosa for over three years where she enjoyed making new friends and the constant social activity provided there. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she was involved in the choir and a founding member of the Excelsior Sunday School Class. She followed her children and grandchildren through all sports and any activity they were involved in.
Cile is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Curtis P. Mitchell (T. A.); her parents Luther and Bessie Grote; brother William Miller Grote; sisters Bessie (Bess) Grote Johnson, and Louise Grote Hollis.
She is survived by her daughter, Sallie Broussard (Dan), sons; Curt Mitchell (Lavonne) of Vonore, Tenn., and Louis Mitchell (Lori) of Mobile, granddaughters; Sarah Broussard of Auburn, Danielle Henry (Trey) of Newburn, Kayley Pendergast (T.J.) of Livingston, and Audrey Wineland of Mobile, grandson; Hayden Mitchell of Hoover, great grandchildren; Kayden and Arie Quinn of Auburn, MAC and Caulder Henry of Newburn, Langston and Roy Pendergast of Livingston and Annalise and Slayder Wineland of Mobile. The family request memorials be made to First United Methodist Church of Greensboro or to your favorite charity.
Rosa M. Silvers
Mrs. Rosa M. Silvers, 84, of Aliceville, passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Hospice of West Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Visitation was Friday, August 16, 2019 at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration was Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11 a.m. at Old Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, Aliceville. The body lay in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Internment was in Shedd Hill Cemetery, 5261 Co. Rd. 23, Aliceville. Rev. Johnny J. Corder, pastor of Old Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, Aliceville, was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directed
Survivors are the Silvers family.
Joyce O’Mary Yeager
Joyce O’Mary Yeager, 87, of Greensboro, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at home. The family received friends at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in the fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church, Greensboro, following a private graveside service. Arrangements handled by Kirk Funeral Home, Greensboro.