Ashia “Shelly Poo” Howard
Ms. Ashia “Shelly Poo” Howard of Aliceville, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in Columbus, Miss. Visitation wias Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 3-5 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration wias Monday, May 21, 2018, 11 a.m. at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, 2463 Franconia Rd., Aliceville. The body lay in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment was in Mt. Hebron Church Cemetery, 2463 Franconia Rd., Aliceville. Rev. James C. Wright, pastor of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, officiated. Lavender’s Funeral Service, 11233 Hwy. 17 S., Aliceville in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are the Howard and Crowell families.

I. Daniel “Buddy” Miller
Mr. I. Daniel “Buddy” Miller, 89, of Aliceville passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Miss. The wake was Friday, May 18, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration was Sunday, May 20, 2018, 1 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church, 364 New Salem Rd., Aliceville. The body lay in state in the church from 12:30-1 p.m. Internment was in New Cemetery, 196 Valleyview Rd, Aliceville. Reve. Dr. Herman Peters, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church, officiated. Lavender’s Funeral Service, 11233 Hwy. 17 S., Aliceville.
Survivors are the Miller family.

James Crathon “Craig” Taylor
James Crathon “Craig” Taylor, 71, of Moundville, died April 19, 2018. A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Taylor’s Chapel in Moundville. Visitation followed the service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James C. and Rubene Taylor.
Survivors include his daughter, Cristy; son, Adam; brothers, Ricky Taylor (Lynda) and Gary Randal Taylor; aunts, Jessie Porter and Carolyn Garner; uncle, Shrril McNeil.
He graduated from Holt High School in 1965 and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Craig was an avid music lover and collector of many genres of music. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Moundville Public Library or Holt High School Library.

Argie Dixon (Dickie) Tidmore
Argie Dixon (Dickie) Tidmore, age 66, of Tuscaloosa, died May 19, 2018, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South with Pastor James Walker officiating. Burial followed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hale County with Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directing. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Dickie was preceded in death by his parents, A. D. and Dot Tidmore.
He is survived by special aunt and uncle, Morris and Bobbie Smithson, and a number of aunts and cousins.
He was a devoted and loving son. In his youth, he liked to hunt and fish with his father. After graduating from Tuscaloosa High School, Dickie worked at Coral Industries for more than 35 years before retiring. He will be greatly missed, but he is now at peace and resting with his mother and daddy in the arms of his savior.
Pallbearers were David Tidmore, Dixon Tidmore, Nevin Tidmore, Tim Smith, Wayne Crawford, and Danny McSpadden.
Honorary pallbearers were neighbors of Walnut Drive, staff and friends at Regency Retirement Village, staff at Hospice of West Alabama, fellow employees at Coral Industries, Sue McSpadden, and Judy Montz.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of West Alabama.

Mavis Thomas
Mavis (Mrs. John W.) Thomas, 85, of Newbern, died May 11, 2018, at home. Graveside service was held Monday, May, 14, 2018 at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing.
Survivor includes her husband of 67 years John W. Thomas.
Bessie Mae “Bess” Sherron Wilkins
Mrs. Bessie Mae “Bess” Sherron Wilkins, 90, of Aliceville, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at her residence. Visitation was Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration will be Thursday, May 17, 2018 at noon at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, 2463 Franconia Rd., liceville. The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. Rev. James C. Wright, Pastor of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, will officiate. Lavender’s Funeral Service, 11233 Hwy. 17 S., Aliceville, 205-373-2420 in charge of arrangements.
Survivors are the Wilkins, Hinton, and Smith Families.