Our Obituaries

Helen Ruth Miller

March 23, 1934 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Doyle Winston Blair

February 1, 1933 - December 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Lendon Keith Woodall

July 14, 1941 - December 14, 2017

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Lendon Keith Woodall, 76, of Rainbow City, Alabama, passed away on December 14, 2017. Mike Woodall will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. B. F. Woodall and Nola Woodall, his...
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Gary Gary Butler

May 25, 1946 - December 12, 2017

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Friday, December 15, 2017 at Sims Chapel Church for Gary Butler, age 71, of Ball Play, who passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Rev. Tommy Hutt will officiate. Burial will be at Jones Chapel Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Butler was a lifelong resident of Ball Play. He was married to the love of his life, Donna, for 47...
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Gerold Lee Zelsdorf

July 28, 1949 - December 12, 2017

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday, December 15, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Gerold Zelsdorf, age 68, of Ohatchee, who passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Chaplain Jim Wilson will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Gerold graduated from Southside High School. He was employed at ATAP for 45 years. Gerold was a loving husband, father, grandfather,...
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Carolyn East Marker

September 20, 1929 - December 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Carl Dee Johnson

July 2, 1938 - December 11, 2017

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Carl Dee Johnson, age 79, of Wetumpka, AL formerly of Gadsden. He passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at home with family by his side. Dr. Max Barton will officiate. Burial will be at Free Home Cemetery, Grant, AL. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Carl was a 1956 graduate of KDS...
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Joyce Hayes Shaneyfelt Kitchens

March 19, 1941 - December 8, 2017

Services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Joyce Hayes Shaneyfelt Kitchens, 76, of Gadsden, who passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Attalla.She is survived by her sister, Brenda Loyd; daughter, Charlotte Pitts; and her son, Tim Shaneyfelt.She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert Kitchens after 29 years of marriage.The...
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Dorothy Brown Bearden

March 11, 1926 - December 8, 2017

Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Dorothy "Dot" Brown Bearden, age 91 of Gadsden, who went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, December 8, 2017. Rev. Royce Head will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Bearden was a native of Newnan, GA and moved to Alabama...
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Michael W. Johnson

December 30, 1949 - December 2, 2017

Memorial services will be 6:00 pm Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Life Church Assembly of God for Michael W. "Mike" Johnson, age 67, Gadsden, who passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. Pastor, Keith Frix will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services announcing.Mr. Johnson graduated from Gadsden High School in 1968 and attended college at Jacksonville State University. He started...
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Kathleen Stedham

December 3, 1924 - November 29, 2017

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, December 4, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Kathleen Stedham, age 92, of Gadsden, who passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Dr. Jay Stewart will officiate, Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Stedham was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker. She was a...
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Maggie Dell Doyle

July 5, 1963 - November 28, 2017

Memorial services will be 3:00 pm Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Attalla Church of God for Maggie Doyle, age 54, of Rainbow City, who passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 surrounded by her family. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services announcing.Mrs. Doyle was a beautiful wife and a loving mother. She was loved by many and will be truly missed.She is survived by her husband, Danny Doyle...
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Joysie L. Wooten

August 14, 1928 - November 25, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Joysie L. Wooten, 89, of Rainbow City who passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017. Bro. Simmons will officiate with burial at Rainbow Memorial Gardens.Mrs. Wooten was a member of the Attalla Primitive Baptist Church. She enjoyed the fellowship with her friends at the Carnes Recreation Center,...
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Elizabeth Smith Parkerson

December 12, 1940 - November 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Jimmy Jackson Nail

February 21, 1943 - November 22, 2017

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 25th 2017, at 11:30 a.m., at Collier-Butler Chapel for Jimmy Jackson Nail, 74, of Gadsden, who passed away Wednesday, November 22nd 2017. Bro. James Owens will officiate. Interment will at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside. Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents,...
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Faye Faye Green

September 11, 1936 - November 22, 2017

Faye, Green, age, 81, of Southside passed away, Wednesday, November 22, 2017.Funeral Service will be held, Friday, November 24, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel at 11:30am, Reverend Randy Green will officiate.Interment will follow at Green's Family Cemetery in Southside.Faye was a beloved mother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved her family, working in her flower gardens, taking walks with Spud,...
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Patrick Leo Lightsey

February 27, 1947 - November 21, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 27, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mr. Patrick Leo Lightsey, 70, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Rev. Joey Hanner will officiate with burial at New Hope Cemetery, Glencoe. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct. Leo worked as a Lead Lineman with Alabama Power and was a member of IBEW and...
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Warner Joyce Partain

December 14, 1927 - November 21, 2017

Warner Joyce Partain, age 89, of Hoover, AL died at home Tuesday, November 21 surrounded by family.Joyce served in the US Navy during WWII. He retired in 1990 from Goodyear Gadsden. For the last 16 years, he enjoyed spending the winter months in Sun City Center, Florida. Gadsden was his home but he relocated to Hoover 4 years ago to be near family.He was preceded in death by his son, Robert...
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William Basil Fuller

February 15, 1957 - November 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Gary Samuel Boatwright

November 12, 1964 - November 19, 2017

Graveside Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 24, 2017 at Alabama City Cemetery for Mr. Gary Samuel Boatwright who passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Sharon Johnston. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge.
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Barbara Burgess Harper

June 28, 1947 - November 18, 2017

Barbara Burgess Harper, 70, passed away Saturday, November 18th at her home in Knoxville, Tennessee. Barbara passed peacefully in her sleep due to unknown causes. She is proceeded in death by her husband of 45 years Charles E. Harper, her parents Charles and Rebecca Burgess, brothers Frank, Charles Jr., and Clarence, and sisters Pauline, Alene, and Andy Jo. She is survived by daughters Kathy...
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Peggy Whitt Troy

October 23, 1945 - November 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Volwyer Jean Wood

January 16, 1946 - November 17, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 2:30pm Sunday, November 19th, 2017 at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church for Volwyer Jean Wood, 71, of Gadsden who passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Rev Roy Daugherty will be officiating the service. Burial will be at the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1pm until the time of the service. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation...
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Ozell Robinson

July 6, 1922 - November 15, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, November 19, 2017 for Ozell Robinson, age 95, a 60 year resident of Gadsden, who passed away at her home near Lincoln in Talladega County Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Rev. Tom Brown will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mrs. Robinson was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church....
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Archie Woods

December 19, 1923 - November 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Teresa Lynn Wilkerson

July 24, 1956 - November 14, 2017

Funeral services will be 12:30pm Friday, November 17, 2017, for Teresa Pollard Wilkerson, age 61, of Anniston, who passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Angie Johnson and Chaplain Dale Hollingsworth will officiate. Burial will be at New Bethel Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Teresa was born in Georgia but graduated in 1974 from Hokes Bluff High School. She...
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Michael Blaine Barkley

May 14, 1939 - November 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Betty F. Hill

August 9, 1943 - November 12, 2017

Graveside Services for Betty F. Hill, 74, of Gadsden, will be November 15, 2017 at 1pm at Crestwood Cemetery. Rev. L Dale Butler will be officiating.Betty was born in Gadsden. She worked as a nurse's aide for many years. She graduated from Gaston in the class of 1959.She is Preceded in death by her husband Elbert Hill; Parents Floyd and Jewel Fambrough, and numerous siblings.She is survived by...
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Charles Lynn Cowart

March 22, 1934 - November 12, 2017

Charles Lynn Cowart, 83, Gadsden, passed away November 12, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was born March 22, 1934 in Guntersville, AL to Lewis Nathanel Cowart and Susie Bowlin Cowart.Mr. Cowart was employed in the construction industry as a plasterer and at age thirty, he began his own company in Marietta, GA. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army as a Military...
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Jimmie Harold Chesnut

October 21, 1935 - November 11, 2017

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Jimmie Harold Chesnut, 82, Gadsden, who passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Pastors Randy Gunter and Van Lockridge will officiate, with burial at Williams-Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge.Jimmie was a Christian and loved the Lord. He was a devoted husband...
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Roy Lee Brown

April 29, 1922 - November 11, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Black Creek Baptist Church for Roy Lee Brown, 95, of Gadsden who passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017. Rev. Doug Turner, John David and Mark Blackwell and Scott Bobo will officiate. Burial will be at the adjoining Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church Monday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on...
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Christine Golden Erwin

November 14, 1929 - November 10, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Christine Golden Erwin, 87, of Gadsden who passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 joining her beloved husband, Oscar "Butch" Erwin in heaven. Bro. Bobby Bryant will officiate with burial to follow at Forrest Cemetery.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct. Mrs. Erwin was born...
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Michael Douglas Sanford

May 29, 1942 - November 10, 2017

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, for Michael Douglas Sanford, 75, Gadsden, who passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Don Hurst will officiate. Burial will be at Cave Springs Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mike was a lifelong resident of Gadsden. He was devoted to his family and to Christ Jesus. Mike was a huge supporter of Shelton...
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Thomas Lane McCartney

March 7, 1945 - November 8, 2017

Graveside services will be 3:00 pm Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Forrest Cemetery for Thomas Lane McCartney, Jr., Gadsden, who passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Dr. Larry Gibson will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. A Gadsden High School graduate, he attended Jacksonville State University before leaving to serve with the U.S. Army from 1967-1972. ...
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Roger Dale Leath

September 27, 1953 - November 6, 2017

Funeral services will be 12:30 pm Friday, November 10, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Roger Dale Leath, age 64, of Southside, who passed away, Monday, November 6, 2017. Jeff Underwood will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Leath was a 1972 graduate of Emma Sansom High School and he served in the US Navy.He was...
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Edna Mae Champion

September 19, 1926 - November 5, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Edna Mae "Champ" Champion, 91, Rainbow City who passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017. Bro. Blake Champion, grandson and Rev. Tommy Ferguson will officiate with burial to follow at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.Mrs. Champion had a gift for...
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John C. Cox

May 29, 1969 - October 31, 2017

Funeral will be Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Collier-Butler Chapel for John C. Cox, age 48, of Attalla, who passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Rev. L. Dale Butler is officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Cox was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Evelyn Cox.He is survived by his daughter, Teryn...
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James Douglas Martin

September 1, 1918 - October 30, 2017

James Douglas Martin, Sr., former U.S Congressman and former Alabama Commissioner of Conservation, passed away October 29, 2017, at Martinwood, his home in Gadsden, Alabama. He was the oldest surviving ex-congressman of the United States.His funeral service will be at the First United Methodist Church of Gadsden on Friday, November 3, at 11:00 a.m. Officiating clergy will be the Reverends...
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Ralph Awtry Whittemore

November 16, 1934 - October 29, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mr. Ralph Awtry Whittemore, 82, of Ashville, Al who passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. Rev. Terry Tibbs will officiate. Burial will be at Gum Springs Cemetery, Ashville.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.Mr. Whittemore had worked in Upholstry Business with Queen City...
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Lillian Winona McMeekin Weddington

November 17, 1931 - October 28, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Lillian Winona "Nonie" McMeekin Weddington, 85, of Gadsden who went to be with the Lord Saturday, October 28, 2017. Rev. Scott Hassell will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.Mrs. Weddington was a devout Christian and...
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Doris T. Boyle

April 5, 1921 - October 27, 2017

Doris T. Boyle, 96, entered eternity with the Lord on Friday, October 27, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Collier-Butler Funeral Home. Rev. John Dickenson and Rev. Larry Ballard will officiate. Burial will be in Crestwood Cemetery.Mr. & Mrs. Boyle were charter members of Calvary Baptist Church, later joined fellowship with Bellevue Baptist Church and...
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Douglas L. Clemons

June 8, 1942 - October 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Bill T. Golden

August 9, 1927 - October 25, 2017

Bill T. Golden, age 90, of Gadsden passed away Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Mr. Golden was a veteran, having served with the U.S. Army. He was retired from Anniston Army Depot.He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeff and Ollie Golden; brother, Wixie (Willie Bell) Golden; and sisters, Mildred (Shelton) Warren and Glenn (Lee) Woods.Mr. Golden is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Golden;...
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Hoyt Eugene Hollis

August 4, 1949 - October 23, 2017

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Dwight Baptist Church for Hoyt Eugene Hollis, age 68, of Gadsden, who passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. Rev. Clayton Mullins will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services announcing.Mr. Hollis attended Gadsden State Community College Technical Division, where he learned to be a skilled machinist and welder...
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Jane Harris Bachus

September 28, 1922 - October 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Worth Forrest Rary

October 26, 1927 - October 22, 2017

Graveside services will be Wednesday, October 25th, 2017, at 11:30 am, at Crestwood Cemetery in East Gadsden for Worth Forrest "Sonny" Rary, 89, of Owens Cross Roads, AL, who passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017. Rev. Larry Fuhrman will officiate. Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. Worth, better known as Sonny, was born in Salisbury, NC and lived in...
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Dorothy Moore Rains

February 26, 1928 - October 15, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Collier-Butler Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Dorothy Jean Moore Rains, Silver Creek, GA formerly of Gadsden who passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017. Rev. Phillip Winningham will officiate. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.At the age of 19 "Dot" moved to Gadsden, Al where...
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Patsy Ann Prickett Harvey

January 22, 1949 - October 14, 2017

Patsy Ann Prickett Harvey (68) went to sleep peacefully to be with the Lord on 10/14/17 after a short illness. She was surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 22, 1949 to the late Leon and Imogene Prickett of Wellington, AL. She was the second of four children born to Leon and Imogene. Patsy grew up in Wellington and lived there until she married her high school sweetheart in...
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Tammy Herring Rodriguez

September 20, 1965 - October 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Betty Lou Adkison

April 13, 1930 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Byrum Lamar Tate

February 24, 1939 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Peggy Sue Moon

December 13, 1935 - October 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Glim Bateman

February 4, 1951 - October 10, 2017

Memorial services will be Saturday, October 14th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Collier-Butler chapel for Glim "Slim" Bateman Jr., 66, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, October 6th, 2017. Rev. James Aaron will officiate. Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. Glim Bateman Jr. was one of seven children. He is the son of Glim Bateman Sr. and Alberta Newsome...
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Rickey Lynn Ramey

February 15, 1952 - October 10, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Rickey Lynn Ramey, age 65, of Southside, who passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Rev. Larry Ballard and Rev. Dave Roberts will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Ramey was a native and lifelong resident of Gadsden. He retired from...
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Peggy June Horton

July 2, 1928 - October 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Karen Sue Myrick

April 14, 1950 - October 6, 2017

Karen Sue Myrick, 67, of Gadsden, passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 12:30 p.m. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Rev. David Denson will be officiating the service. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will be directing.Karen graduated from Emma Sansom High School in the class of 1968. She was preceded in death by her...
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Barbara Joanne Mote

November 27, 1938 - October 3, 2017

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Barbara Joanne Mote, age 78, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Mote was a longtime member of Gadsden El Senior Club and member of Timberlane H.O.A. She was a loving "Me-Ma" to six...
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Mary Kate Wise

August 15, 1938 - October 2, 2017

Funeral services will be 12:30 pm Friday, October 6, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mary Kate Wise, of Attalla, who passed away Monday, October, 2, 2017. Rev. Eddie Stevenson will officiate. Burial will be at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Wise was a 1956 graduate of Ashville High School. She was a longtime member of Damascus Baptist...
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Julia Ruth Keenum

November 27, 1915 - September 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Frances Morrison

April 30, 1932 - September 29, 2017

Frances Gunter Morrison, 85, passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Funeral services honoring and celebrating her life will be held at Collier Butler Funeral Home Chapel in Gadsden at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3. Visitation will be at Collier Butler on Monday, October 2 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Reverend Larry Fuhrman and Dr. Rick Lance will conduct the service with burial to follow at...
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Jimmie Gail Bowen

April 12, 1947 - September 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Dorothy Faye Jordan Watts

June 2, 1930 - September 20, 2017

Faith became sight for Dorothy Faye Jordan Watts, 87 of Southside, on September 20, 2017. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel. Rev. Matt Rose and Rev. Chris Terrell will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Dot was a lifelong resident of Etowah County and was a member of White Springs Baptist Church for decades...
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Dorothy Inez Parker Wood

January 21, 1934 - September 18, 2017

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Dorothy Inez Parker Wood, 83, Gadsden, who passed away Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at her home. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Inez was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a longtime member of Southside...
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Willow Jo Crawford Cameron

January 29, 1932 - September 17, 2017

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Willow Jo Crawford Cameron, age 85, of Gadsden, who passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. Rev. John Dickinson will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mrs. Cameron was born January 29, 1932 in Sand Rock, AL. She lived most of...
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Albert Roshell Brown

March 17, 1962 - September 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Doris Freeman Leftwich

April 1, 1929 - September 15, 2017

Funeral services will be Sunday, September 17th, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Collier-Butler Chapel for Dr. Doris Freeman Leftwich, 88, of Gadsden, who passed away Friday, September 15, 2017. The Rev. Lem Lockmiller and Rev. Laney Boman will officiate. Interment will be at Forrest Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services. Doris was a member of Forrest...
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Barbara Vaughn Walker

May 25, 1937 - September 14, 2017

.Funeral services will be Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm at Collier-Butler Chapel for Barbara Vaughn Walker, age 80, of Gadsden, who passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. Brother Herb Murray will officiate. Burial will be at Williams-Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mrs. Walker was a graduate of Emma Sansom High School Class of 1955,...
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John L. Smith

September 3, 1940 - September 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Jean Bond Hill

January 15, 1923 - September 11, 2017

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Thursday, September, 14, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Jean Bond Hill, age 94, of Gadsden, who passed away September, 11, 2017. Rev. Sherri Reynolds and Dr. Albert Hill will officiate. Burial will be at Forrest Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services.Mrs. Hill served 44 years in federal service with 37 years of that at Anniston Army Depot as...
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Max Max Brannon

November 26, 1939 - September 9, 2017

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, September 12, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Max Brannon, age 77, of Gadsden, who passed away, Saturday, September 9, 2017. Rev. Daryl Nichols will officiate. Burial will be at Forrest Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.Max was a member of Dwight Masonic Lodge #550, and a member of Dwight Baptist Church. He served in...
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James Milton Brittain

March 5, 1940 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Collier-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Gadsden, AL.
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Wade Silvey Talley, Jr.

August 13, 1917 - September 6, 2017

Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Bethany Cemetery, Reece City, AL for Wade Silvey Talley, Jr., age 100, who passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Rev. Roger Graham will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Talley was born and raised in Etowah County off of South 11th street. He was a US Army Veteran, serving in World War II....
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Benny Joe Brown

January 14, 1933 - September 5, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Southside Baptist Church for Benny "Joe" Brown, age 84, of Southside, who passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Rev. Bob Thornton will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Brown graduated from Southside High School in 1952. While actively...
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Glenn Alan Nelson

April 22, 1972 - September 4, 2017

A visitation service will be Friday, September 8, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Glenn Alan Nelson, Jr., age 45, of Ashville, who passed away, Monday, September 4, 2017. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Nelson was born and raised in South Florida. He served in the US Army for 8 years. Mr. Nelson was an avid hunter and loved spending time...
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Sarah Anderson Taylor

August 20, 1928 - September 3, 2017

Sarah Frances Anderson Taylor was born Aug. 20, 1928 on the Anderson family farm north of Gadsden, AL, and died peacefully on Sept. 3, 2017, in Knoxville, TN. She is now rejoicing in Heaven with her husband of 57 yrs, Eschol Grady Taylor, her parents, Gaston Robert Anderson and Nell Waldrop Anderson, her brother, Robert Jean Anderson and brother-in-law Harold Gautney, who was like a brother to...
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Carolyn Boozer Hightower

October 21, 1945 - September 2, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Carolyn Boozer Hightower, 71, of Gadsden who passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017. Rev. Tim Holland and Rev. Tony McGowan will officiate with burial to follow at Rainbow Memorial Gardens. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge. Mrs. Hightower's hobbies included bowling,...
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Elizabeth S. Nunnelly

January 27, 1932 - August 30, 2017

Graveside service will be 1:00 pm Friday, August 1, 2017 at Rainbow Memorial Gardens for Elisabeth S. Nunnelly, age 85, of Gadsden, who passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Pastor Tim Holland will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Nunnelly attended Alabama City Bible Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Nunnelly; brothers, Mack ...
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Helen Jeanelle Rary

August 3, 1931 - August 29, 2017

Funeral services will be at 12:30 pm Friday, September 1, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Helen Jeanelle Mulkey Rary, age 86, of Owens Cross Roads, AL, who passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Rev. Larry Fuhrman will officiate. Graveside service to be held immediately following the funeral at Crestwood Cemetery in East Gadsden. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing....
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Willodean Staton

September 13, 1927 - August 29, 2017

Funeral services will be 12:30 pm Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Willodean Staton, age 89, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Rev. Billy Boatwright will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Staton was born and raised in Etowah County. She was of the Baptist faith. Willodean was...
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Susan Renea Foster Shelton

July 18, 1973 - August 28, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Susan Renea Foster Shelton, age 44, of Gadsden, who passed away Monday, August 28, 2017. Rev. Billy Boatwright will officiate. Burial will be at Tabor Baptist Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Susan was born and raised in Etowah County. She attended Etowah High School...
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Edna Faye Strawn

July 10, 1933 - August 27, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Edna Faye Strawn, 84, of Gadsden who passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. Rev. James O. Wallace will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct. Mrs. Strawn attended Etowah High School and was an avid bowler years ago. She was a...
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Dorothy Mae Jones

September 22, 1930 - August 22, 2017

Visitation will be 4:00-6:00pm Friday, August 25, 2017 at Collier-Butler Funeral Home and 10:30-11:30 am Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home in Stockbridge, GA for Dorothy M. Jones, age 86, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Burial will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Stockbridge, GA. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Jones...
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Doris Aultman Strickland

December 21, 1943 - August 20, 2017

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Collier-Butler Chapel for Doris Aultman Strickland who passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017. Rev. Billy Boatwright will officiate. Burial will be at Williams Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.Mrs. Strickland was preceded in death by her husband, Barden Strickland, Jr. ; parents, Cecil and Thelma...
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Elsie Edith Parker

September 14, 1920 - August 17, 2017

Graveside services will be 2:30 pm at Crestwood Cemetery for Elsie Parker, age 96, of Jasper, who passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017. Don Rodchester will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Parker was baptized in 1955 as one of Jehovah's Witness "Maw-Maw" Parker was a faithful member of the Jasper Congregation of Jehovah's Witness since relocating to...
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Betty Conner Taylor

February 19, 1931 - August 14, 2017

Graveside services will be 12:30 pm Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Forrest Cemetery for Betty Conner Taylor, age 86, of Attalla, who passed away Monday, August 14, 2017. Rev. Bill Drummons and Bro. Lauil Thompson will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Service is directing.Mrs. Taylor was a loving and caring wife, mother, and "Granny." She worked many years as a bookkeeper for A&P...
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Keith Wayne Brooks

April 19, 1959 - August 13, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Collier-Butler Funeral home for Keith Wayne Brooks, age 58, of Birmingham, who passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. Pastors, Randall Paul Smith and Larry D. Graham will officiate. Entombment will be at Forrest Mausoleum. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing. Mr. Brooks graduated from Southside High School in 1977....
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Billy Wayne Huff

August 18, 1951 - August 13, 2017

Memorial Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 18, 2017 at The Church of Love, Attalla for Mr. Billy Huff, 66, of Gadsden who passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017. Cremation Services provided by Collier-Butler Funeral Home.Billy was preceded in death by his parents, James and Irene Huff; brothers, Robert, Albert and Danny Huff; and sister, Ruby Morgan.He is survived by his wife, Teresa...
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Sallie Gentry Johnston

April 5, 1927 - August 8, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00pm Monday, August 14, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Sallie Gentry Johnston, age 90, of Jacksonville, who passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Rev. Mitchell Gibbs will officiate. Burial will be at Alabama City Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. Johnston was the eldest daughter of eight children. She was an active member of...
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Felton E. Whitt

September 18, 1944 - August 7, 2017

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, August 11, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Felton E. Whitt, age 72, of Southside, who went to be with the Lord Monday, August 7, 2017. Bro. Lauil Thompson and Lennie Jo Carroll will officiate, with special music provided by Rev. Bill Drummons. Burial will be at Cave Springs Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mr. Whitt...
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Janice Toney Mastoras

August 1, 1932 - August 7, 2017

Janice Toney Mastoras went home to be with our Lord on August 7, 2017. May her memory be eternal. A celebration of her life will commence with viewing on August 10, 2017 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Collier Butler Funeral Home, followed by a prayer service. Interment will follow at Crestwood Cemetery with +Fr. Paul Costopoulos and +Fr. Micah Hirschy officiating.Mrs. Mastoras was born Janice...
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Juanita Elizabeth McLendon

April 8, 1927 - August 7, 2017

Juanita Elizabeth Morgan McLendon, 90, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August, 7, 2017 at her home. Funeral service will be at 12:30 pm Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel. Her grandson, Rev. John Morgan McElwee and Pastor, Rev. Joey Jones will officiate. Burial in Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.Mrs. McLendon was a resident of...
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Paul Joseph Watts

September 15, 1964 - August 6, 2017

Mr. Paul Joseph Watts, age 52, of Gadsden passed away Sunday, August 06, 2017. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 09, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel. Interment will be held at McCauley's Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery. Paul attended Emma Sansom High School, he was known in his Little League days for his strong pitching and homerun hitting skills. Paul worked at car...
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Geraldine Geraldine Phillips

May 11, 1923 - August 6, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Geraldine Phillips, 94, of Southside who passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.Mrs. Phillips was a member of Southside United Methodist Church and the Senior Saints. She was a loving wife, mother and...
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Helen Harbin MAGEE

July 6, 1927 - August 5, 2017

Helen Harbin Magee, Gadsden, entered her eternal home in Heaven on Aug. 5, 2017.Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Collier-Butler Chapel. The Revs. Larry Fuhrman and Mat Alexander will officiate. Burial will be at Forrest Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.A native of Gadsden, Helen was the daughter of Estelle and Luther Harbin. She was a...
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Doshie Underwood Smith

March 4, 1935 - August 4, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Doshie Underwood Smith announces her passing on the 4th, August 2017 at the age of 82 years. Doshie will always be lovingly remembered by her entire family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Kyle H. Underwood, mother, Lucille Underwood, husband, Harrison Jr. Smith, brothers, Tinsey, Carl and Charles Underwood, daughter, Darlene...
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Pamela Darice Williams

December 12, 1951 - August 3, 2017

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Pamela Watts Williams, age 65, of Southside, who passed away, Thursday, August 3, 2017. Burial will be at Williams Southside Memorial Park. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.1969. She was an LPN with Women's Health Center and a former employee of Mountainview Hospital. Pam was a loving...
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Margaret Dean King

March 5, 1934 - August 1, 2017

Funeral services will 2:00 pm Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Margaret Dean King, age 83, of Hokes Bluff, who passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Rev. Thomas Vogler will officiate. Burial will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Southside. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is directing.Mrs. King was longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church, serving in the WMU and as...
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Johnny Edward Lipscomb

August 22, 1948 - July 29, 2017

Graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Rainbow Memorial Gardens for Johnny Edward "John" Lipscomb, 68, of Gadsden who passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge.John was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon Edward Lipscomb and mother, Evelyn Geannine Smith; sister, Wanda Biggars and aunt, Willadean Harper.He is survived by his...
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Marcus Lee Stewart

February 8, 1979 - July 25, 2017

Funeral Service will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Collier-Butler Chapel for Marcus Lee Stewart, 59 of Gadsden who passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Kenny Granger will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery.Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge.Mr. Stewart was born October 13, 1957. He played football and baseball for Gaston High School. He was...
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Heather Glenn Wright

January 29, 1983 - July 25, 2017

Heather Glenn Wright, 34, of Morris, AL went to be with Jesus on July, 25, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Floyd Donald "Rocky" Glenn, Jr.; her parents, Joey and Lisa Wright, Gadsden; brothers, Nick (Jennifer) Jackson and Audrey Wright, Michael (Lindsey) Wright, Tuscaloosa, AL; special family, Roxanne, Branyon (Alicia) Glenn of Oneonta; and aunts and uncles, Curtis Arnold, Laurie (Labron)...
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