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Funeral services for Mrs. Maggie Louise Campbell, age 93, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at 11 a.m., at Norwood Chapel Funeral Home
with Bro. Larry Fife officiating. Burial was at the Fayette Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Mrs. Campbell was born May 20, 1921, in Fayette County, the daughter of the late Eddie Gilpin and Cliffer Mitchell Gilpin. She died Wednesday, Feb.
18 at the Fayette Medical Center Long Term Care. She had been a life-long resident of Fayette County and had formerly worked at Fayette Manufacturing
for many years and also at Robbie’s in Fayette for over 15 years. She was a member of the Fayette Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Campbell; a daughter, Wynell Campbell Payne; four brothers, Jim Ed Gilpin, Marvin Gilpin,
Dewey Gilpin and Randolph Gilpin; five sisters, Bertha Hollingsworth, Myrtie Ehl, Jewel Duckworth, Nellie Cook and Geneva Campbell.

Survivors include three sons, Jimmy A. (Deane) Campbell of Moody, Charles Larry (Brenda) Campbell of Columbus, Miss., and Eddy D. (Martha)
Campbell of Fayette; a son-in-law, Danny (Joyce) Payne of Hartselle; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

Website guestbook available at

Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.




Ms. Charlene Cox, age 75, of Fayette, died Feb. 22, 2015, at Fayette Medical Center Long Term Care. The body was cremated.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette.




Funeral services for Mrs. Pat Lawley Gillis, age 82, of Fayette, were held Feb. 18, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Stan Willis
officiating. Special music was provided by Michael Duckworth. Burial followed in Lawley-Brotherton Cemetery. Mrs. Gillis died Feb. 15 at home.

She was born in Biloxi Miss., but strong family ties always led her back to Fayette. She made friends easily wherever she went. She was a great
collector, and had a remarkable ability to remember names and a lot of things about people and their ancestors. She was a happy person and will be truly
missed because of the love and sparkle she added to our lives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde Bell Lawley and Mary Ruth Pentecost Lawley; her husband, Rutson Ben Gillis, and three brothers,
Ronald, Buddy and Charles Lawley.

Survivors include her daughter, Katharine Gillis of Fayette; two grandchildren, Paul (Allison) Keller of Birmingham and Beth (Darryl) Morris of
Fayette; and one great-grandchild, Jabe Grey Morris.

Honorary pallbearers were employees and shoppers of 2nd Time Around, Chic Frills, and all the thrift stores across this great country of America.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.




Funeral services for Mr. Raymond Ingram, age 77, of Kennedy, were held Feb. 20, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in
Tuscaloosa Memorial Park.  Mr. Ingram died Feb. 16 at his residence.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.



Funeral services for Lt. Col. Claudie Gene Livingston, age 83, were held Feb. 19, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Rob Frary, Bro. J. W.
Shaw and Bro. Lionel Grenade officiated. Burial followed in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. He went home to his Savior Sunday, Feb. 15 at his family home in
rural Fayette County.

Born in 1931 on that same family farm, he graduated as salutatorian from Hubbertville High School and later from Auburn University on an ROTC
scholarship. He received his commission in the U.S. Army in 1955 and retired after serving 20 years.

During his military career, he was a pilot, flight instructor, commander and master aviator, earning the latter distinction by logging more than 5000 flight
hours over the U.S., Europe, the Pacific, Lebanon and Laos, and two combat tours in Vietnam. Among his many awards are the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf
Cluster and the Legion of Merit.

After his military service, he became an ordained minister, founded Emmanuel Baptist Church of Rockmart, Ga., pastored several churches across
Alabama and received his Doctorate of Divinity in 1988. As a missionary, he was a full-time volunteer chaplain at Moundsville State Prison in
Moundsville, West Va., and Metro Correctional Institution in Atlanta, Ga. He served as team leader for Rock of Ages Prison Ministry of Cleveland, Tenn.,
and founding director of Mercy and Truth Prison Ministry in Carbon Hill.

Of his many accomplishments, his greatest was preaching the Gospel and witnessing thousands of people trust Christ as Savior. He was a giant to his
family and a hero, mentor and friend to many more.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Roxie A. Livingston; father, Lewis M. Livingston; sisters, Edrell Tilley and Ellen Livingston; brother, J. M.
Livingston; son, Claudie Gene Livingston, Jr., and daughter, Cheryl L. Sides.

Survivors include his wife, Addie Lee Brown Livingston of Carbon Hill; daughters, Karen Livingston (Mr. John Findley) Findley of Northport, Shannon
Livingston (LTC Shane Liptak) Liptak of Plattsmouth, Neb.; brothers, Isaiah Livingston of Cullman, B. W. Livingston of Columbus, Ga., James
Livingston of Forestdale and Kenneth Livingston of Calif.; sisters, Helen Guthrie of Lake Wells, Fla., Athrie Palmer of Dyersburg, Tenn., and Bettye Mills
of Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were Kevin Boothe, Randy Brown, Mike McCormack, Richard Payne, Patrick O’Bryant and Robbie O’Bryant.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.




Funeral services for Mr. Ottis Owens, age 83, of Kennedy, were held Feb. 23, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Chapel Hill
Cemetery. The Rev. Marshall Sutton, the Rev. Carlos Dean, and the Rev. Allen Magouirk officiated. Mr. Owens died Feb. 21 at DCH Regional Medical

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.