Adam Charles Hewitt
Graveside services for Adam Charles Hewitt, 21, of Marietta, S. C., were Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Cokes Chapel Cemetery in Ward, with Rev. Wesley Winston officiating.
Adam passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Greenville, S. C. He was born May 20, 1997, in Demopolis, to Joe Raymond Hewitt and Amy Bott.
He is survived by his father Joe Raymond Hewitt of Marietta, S. C.; his mother Amy Bott; and his paternal grandmother Donnie Hewitt Washburn of Newbern.
Pallbearers were Michael Hewitt, Tom Hewitt, Tommy Hewitt, Jimmy Hewitt, Kenneth Biggs, and Josh Bailey. Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of York.
Donald “Pee Wee” Layton
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Mr. Donald “Pee Wee” Layton, 56 of Aliceville, on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his residence. Public visitation was Friday, March 15, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration was Saturday, March 16, 2019, noon at New Salem Baptist Church, 364 New Salem Rd., Aliceville. The body lay in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Internment was at New Salem Church Cemetery, 364 New Salem Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Dr. Herman Peters, the pastor of New Salem Baptist Church was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, in charge of arraignments.
Survivors are the Layton, Speight, and Steele families.
Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Parson Pritchett
Mary Elizabeth “Liz” Parson Pritchett, 80, passed away on March 6, 2019 in Tuscaloosa. A celebration of life was Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home, 6100 Old Greensboro Rd., Tuscaloosa.
Liz was born on December 3, 1938 in Bessemer to Oscar and Irma Lois Parsons. She was one of five girls who were very close to each other. Losing her mother at an early age taught her to live simply and give selflessly. She later became a devoted wife and mother who dedicated her life to being a homemaker and raising two sons. She was always taking care of others. She was a strong woman who sacrificed for her family and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. We take comfort in knowing she is reunited with loved ones and rejoicing in heaven.
She is preceded in death by her parents, son, Robert, sisters; Patricia Beck and Ann Banks.
She is survived by her son, Kenneth Pritchett and wife, April, sisters, Betty Faye Hulgan and Hattie McCool, grandchildren; Tyler Gilliam and Cade Pritchett.
Mrs. Dora S. Layton
Mrs. Dora S. Layton, 91 of Aliceville, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Pickens County Medical Center, Carrollton. Public visitation was Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration will be Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1 p.m. at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, 2463 Franconia Rd., Aliceville. The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Mt. Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery, 2463 Franconia Rd., Aliceville. Rev. James C. Wright, pastor of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church will be the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, in charge of arraignments.
Survivors are the Layton, Dennis, Paul and Williams families.
Philip J. O’Brien
Philip J. O’Brien, Ret. Navy, 77, of Duncanville, passed away March 6, 2019 in Birmingham
Survivors include two daughters, two sons, and four grandchildren.
He retired from the Navy as a Chief after 25 years. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held later this summer in Long Island, N. Y.
David Armon Rogers
David Armon Rogers, 65, of Moundville, passed away March 12, 2019 at Hospice of West Alabama surrounded by his daughters. Services were at 2 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019, at Moundville Baptist Church. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Moundville Alabama with Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directing. Visitation was one hour prior to service at Moundville Baptist Church. Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South is directing.
Survivors include his daughters Lindsey Rogers Smith (Jeff), Jennifer Rogers Cowley, and Marcie Rogers Morris (Justin) and his sister DeLane Rogers Bailey (Chris), his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Armon Rogers, his grandchildren, Anderson Smith, Lydia Smith, Cooper Cowley, Carter Morris, and Garrett Morris.
David was a 1971 graduate of West End Christian. He served in the Army National Gaurd and then worked for Alabama Power Company where he retired after 37 years of service. He was an outdoorsman in every sense of the word. He loved to fish, hunt, ride motorcycles and any other activity that took him outside. During the 1990’s he wrote a successful weekly outdoor column for the Tuscaloosa News. David returned to his hometown of Moundville to serve the town and people he loved so much. He served on the Moundville City Council from 2008-2010. In 2010 he was elected to serve as a member of the Hale County Commission where he served until 2014. In his last years, he moved to Gulf Shores, Ala. to enjoy his retirement and spent more days than not out on the sea fishing, which was his favorite activity. He was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
Pallbearers were John Bailey, Walt Bailey, Chase Cook, Daniel Fowler, Mike Knight, Ricky Rogers, Tim Ryan, and Mark White. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of West Alabama, Inc.
Millie Mae Ford Stitten
Millie Mae Ford Stitten, 37, of Northport, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at her residence. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Francis Marion High School, Marion. Pastor Edwin Heard officiated. Burial followed in Old Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Sprott. Rollins’ Mortuary directed. The body lay in state one hour prior to service. Public viewing for Mrs. Millie Mae Ford Stitten was held March 15, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The family received friends from 6 -7 p.m. at Rollins’ Mortuary.