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Hartselle Enquirer

Obituaries July 22-29

Janette Yates Knox 

Hartselle 

A graveside funeral service and interment for Janette Yates Knox, 81, was July 24 at 11 a.m. at McKendree Cemetery with Bro. Charles Shaddix officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Knox died July 22 at her residence. She was born Nov. 28, 1937, in Mobile County to Harold Flournoy Yates and Mable Steele Yates, who preceded her in death. 

She was an active member of First Baptist Church of Hartselle since 1962. 

After graduating from Auburn University, she taught home economics for Baldwin County, Morgan County and Decatur City Schools. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband, Oscar Lee Knox; one son, Harold Lee Knox; two daughters, Kimberly Knox Jared and Annette Knox Lawton; one sister, Joan Yates Jones; and four grandchildren, Cody Greenwell, Haley Jared Blackwood, Matthew Grant Jared and Gavin Knox Jared. 

Pallbearers were Cody Greewell, Matthew Grant Jared, Gavin Knox Jared, Brett Blackwood, Matthew Jared and Mike Holmes. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. 

 

Ann Kirby 

Hartselle 

Funeral service for Ann Kirby, 71, was July 25 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Clayton Speed and Randy Garrison officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle Memory Gardens. 

Mrs. Kirby passed away July 23 at NHC Healthcare Center. She was born May 4, 1948, in Morgan County to Millard Neal Hall and Mildred Lucille Leeth Hall. She was employed as a legal advertising coordinator for the Hartselle Enquirer for 47 years, prior to her retirement. 

Ann was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hartselle. 

Preceding her in death were her husband, Sherman Kirby, her parents and a sister, Deborah Hall. Survivors include two sons, Kevin Kirby (Susanna) and Scott Kirby; two grandchildren, Kameron Kirby and Sarah Kate Kirby; and one sister, Pam Sibley (Doug). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of the Valley. 

 

Bradley Austin Hogan 

Fort Stewart, Georgia 

Funeral service, with military honors, for Bradley Austin Hogan, 26, was July 29 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joe David Bailey officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery, south of Danville. 

Specialist Hogan passed away July 20 at Candler Hospital in Savannah, Ga. He was born May 26, 1993, in Morgan County to James Bradley Hogan and Christi Michelle Cowart Hogan. He was a specialist in the United States Army, Unit 385th HHD, and was a diesel mechanic. He was a wonderful husband, father, son, brother and soldier. He will be dearly missed by his family. 

Survivors include his wife, Savanah Hogan; one son, Emmett Lane Hogan; one daughter, Arlynn Rae Hogan; parents, Bradley Hogan and Christi Cowart Hogan; and one sister, Hunter Michelle Hogan Yoder. 

Pallbearers were Lesley Mashburn, Kevin Wallace, Bo Cowart, Doug Cowart, Joseph Cobb and Melvin J. Yoder. 

 

Charlotte Faye Reid 

Danville 

A visitation will be held for Charlotte Fay Reid, 44, of Danville Aug. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home. 

Miss Reid died July 27 at her residence. She was born March 17, 1975, in Morgan County to Joe Henry Reid Jr. and Bertha Mae Dunn Reid. She was preceded in death by her father. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Lupus Foundation in memory of Charlotte Reid. 

Survivors include her mother, Bertha Dunn Reid; one sister, Jodie Kimmerly (Wayne); nieces, Samantha Standridge and Morrigan Champion; and great-nieces, Ava Williams and Georgia Williams.

 

Hattie Mae Hardin 

Falkville 

Graveside service for Hattie Mae Hardin, age 101, of Falkville was July 28 at 7 p.m. at Herring Cemetery with Brother Greg Compton officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. 

Mrs. Hardin, who was born July 13, 1918, in Morgan County to Wilvin Stover and Sarah Nervie Puckett Stover, died July 26 at Summerford Nursing Home. She was a member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church for 84 years and was married to her husband, who preceded her in death, for 69 years. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother who loved everybody and was loved by all. 

She is survived by her daughter, Katie Sue Hardin; a grandson, Barry Shannon Hardin; a great-grandson, Mac Hardin; and a host of nieces and nephews and friends. 

Barry Hardin, Mac Hardin, Wayne Hardin Jr. Stover, Mark England and Jim Bramlett served as pallbearers. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in her honor. 

 

Danny F. Lott 

Hartselle 

A memorial visitation for Danny F. Lott, 69, of Hartselle will be held Aug. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home. Mr. Lott passed away July 27 in Huntsville. 

Mr. Lott was born Aug. 3, 1949 to Willie F. Lott and Lois Marie Terry Lott in Morgan County. He was a 1967 graduate of MCHS, a retired mail carrier and an avid fisherman. 

Preceding him in death were his parents and grandparents, E.R. Lott and his wife Lucy and Ervin Terry and his wife, Thelma. Survivors include his wife, Teresia Pitt Lott, Hartselle; one daughter, Tressie Mullins (Eric), Hartselle; one brother, Conley Lott (Jina), Hartselle; two sisters, Sharron Haggermaker (Bill), Hartselle, and Susan Hilldebrand, Lebanon, Tenn.; and two grandchildren, Abby Mullins and Andy Mullins. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society. 

There will be a private graveside service held at a later date. 

 

Thomas Clifton Cranford Sr. 

Eva 

Mr. Thomas Clifton Cranford Sr. 86, of Eva passed away July 24 at his residence. 

He was born April 5, 1933, in Little Rock, Ark., to Roy R. Cranford Sr. and S. Mae Griffin Cranford. He was a truck driver prior to his retirement. 

Preceding him in death were his parents, three brothers and five sisters. Survivors include one son, Thomas Clifton Cranford Jr., of Boaz; one daughter, Cindy Irene Cranford, Placentia, Calif; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

No services are scheduled at this time.

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