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April 26, 2002
Funeral for Eleanor Mae Rice Sanders, 83, of Hartselle was Sunday, April 28, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Chuck Hanvey officiating.
Burial was in New Friendship Cemetery.
Mrs. Sanders died Friday, April 26, 2002, at Falkville Health Care Center. A native of Morgan County, she was a homemaker, a member of Rock Creek Baptist Church and a member of Rock Creek Homemakers Club.
She is survived by two brothers, Dewey Thomas Rice of Hartselle and Deward B. Rice of Moultrie, Ga.
Pallbearers were Jerry Haynes, Gary Mote, J. W. Sanders, Harold Rice, Monte Wayne Bennett and Scott Oden.
Esther Tapscott Robertson
April 28, 2002
A graveside service for Esther Tapscott Robertson, 78, of Hartselle was Tuesday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at Mount Tabor Cemetery with the Rev. A. Ray Lee officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Robertson died Sunday, April 28, 2002, in Cullman. A native of Morgan County, she worked as a site supervisor at the Lurleen B. Wallace Developmental Center in Decatur.
She is survived by two sons, James Douglas Bailey of Trinity and Allen Hopper of Decatur; one sister, Jessie L. Lee of Hartselle; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Amuil Booth Briscoe
April 30, 2002
A graveside service for Amuil Booth Briscoe, 79, of Priceville will be Thursday, May 2 (today), at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery with the Rev. W. K. Stephenson officiating and Roselawn Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Briscoe died Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at his residence. A native of Morgan County, he was in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in New Guinea, the Southern Philippines and Luzon. The Army awarded him the Purple Heart and Oak Leaf Cluster. He was a retired supervisor for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., and a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church. He was the brother of the late Madge Johnson, Verdie Maxwell, Claudia Crawford, James Briscoe Jr., Sherman Briscoe, Howard Briscoe and Floyd Briscoe.
He is survived by his wife, Alene Speegle Briscoe of Priceville; one son, Michael S. Briscoe of Decatur; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be nephews.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley.
Billy Joe Shirley
April 29, 2002
Funeral for Billy Joe Shirley, 64, of Somerville was Wednesday, May 1, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Morgan officiating.
Burial was in Shoal Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Shirley died Monday, April 29, 2002, at Huntsville Hospital. He was a member of the Shoal Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Steven Shirley of Bremen and Boris Shirley of Scottsboro; three daughters, Donna Tatum of Hartselle, Sherry Freeman of Valhermoso Springs and Angela Shirley of Scottsboro; two brothers, Wayne Shirley and Phillip Shirley, both of Hartselle; three sisters, Ruby Smith of Decatur and Fran Charest and Linda Barnett, both of Somerville; 14 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Brandon Posey, Christopher Posey, Josh Marion, Wayne Shirley, Dean Charest and Barry Tatum.
William Guy Holladay
April 26, 2002
Funeral for William Guy Holladay, 94, of Sanford, Fla., and formerly of Morgan County, was Monday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home with the Revs. Steve Schantz and Mack Carter officiating.
Burial was in Friendship Cemetery South of Danville.
Mr. Holladay died on Friday, April 26, 2002, at his residence. A native of Lawrence County, he was a farmer and worked for the U.S. Forestry Service in Bankhead Forest. He was the widower of Nellie Ann Carter.
He is survived by three sons, Glenn Holladay of Helena, Wyatt Holladay of Dallas, Ga., and Jimmy Holladay of Cullman; two daughters, Sandra Haworth of Sanford, Fla. and Sharon Walden of Orlando, Fla.; one brother, Royal Holladay of Danville; three sisters, Levene Hogan of Falkville, Frances Quattlebaum and Gertrude Crawford, both of Logan; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; five step grandchildren; and nine step great grandchildren.
Willie Mae Beggs
April 25, 2002
Funeral for Willie Mae Beggs, 87, of Somerville was Sunday, April 28, at 1:30 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Robert Ballew and Ralph Snowden officiating.
Burial was in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Beggs died Thursday, April 25, 2002, at her residence. A native of Morgan County, she was a member of Center Springs United Methodist Church. She was the widow of James Harvey Beggs.
She is survived by three sons, James Beggs of Somerville, Melvin Beggs of Decatur and Franklin Beggs of Winder, Ga.; one daughter, June Spurlin of Valhermoso Springs; two sisters, Edna Vines and Lois Vest of Hartselle; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandsons.
April 25, 2002
Funeral for Greg White, 48, of Vinemont, was Saturday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ellis Leverette officiating.
Burial was in Jones Cemetery in Morgan City.
Mr. White died Thursday, April 25, 2002, at Veterans Administration Hospital in Birmingham. A native of Cullman County, he was a construction supervisor. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife, Linda White of Vinemont; three sons, Craig White of Birmingham and Matthew White and Daniel White, both of Vinemont; one daughter, Angie Dodd of Hartselle; his mother, Mavorine Austin of Cullman; one brother, Jeff White of Vinemont; one sister, Regina House of Vinemont; and two grandchildren,
Pallbearers were Bruce Hunter, Josh Hunter, Jerry Reid, Jeff Moehring, Randal Reese and Butch Bradford.
Macie Othelia Parker
April 24, 2002
Funeral for Macie Othelia Parker, 74, of Decatur was Friday, April 26, at 11 a.m. at Roselawn Chapel with the Rev. Orville Collins officiating.
Burial was in Roselawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Parker died Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at Parkway Medical Center. She had been employed as a nurses' aid at Decatur General Hospital and was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church. She was the widow of Robert Greer Parker.
She is survived by one son, Rodney Parker of Decatur; one daughter, Marion Fay Atkins of Decatur; two brothers, Kenneth Marion and Paul Marion, both of Atlanta; one sister, Dorothy Keel of Decatur; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
William Henry Mauk Jr.
April 29, 2002
Military service for William Henry Mauk Jr., 67, of Somerville will be Thursday, May 2 (today) at 1 p.m. at Priceville Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Mr. Mauk died Monday, April 29, 2002 at SunBridge Care &Rehabilitation. A native of Conemaugh, Penn., he was retired from the United States Navy after 24 years of service. He covered tenures of service in the following ships: USS Hyades, USS Enterprise, USS Blandy, USS Wright, Navel Submarine Base, New London, Conn.; USS C. V. Rickets and USS Orion. He was of protestant faith.
He is survived by his wife, Delores Mauk of Somerville; two step daughters, Sandra Gibson of West Orange, N. J. and Connie Wilkins of Virginia Beach, Va.; four brothers, Larry Mauk of Merrit Island, Fla., Donald Mauk and Jeffery Mauk, both of Johnstown, Pa. and Greg Mauk of Hancock, Md.; one sister, Cynthia Svaboda of East Berlin, Pa.; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
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