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TOMMIE LOU CANNON

 

Funeral services for Mrs. Tommie Lou Cannon, age 66, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at 1 p.m., from
Nelson Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Bobby Pendley officiated. Burial followed in Boone Cemetery. Mrs. Cannon died Jan.
21 at DCH.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Cannon; daughter, Cathy Morrison; sons, Michael and Mark
Morrison; parents, Thomas Clements and Loudie Woods; brothers, Thomas Clements, Jim Clements and Paul Woods; and
a grandchild, Jacob Keeton.

Survivors include her sons, Carl (Susan) Cannon, Dale (Morgan) Cannon, both of Fayette, Danny Morrison of Guin,
Grady Clements of Birmingham; daughter, Donna Hudson of Fayette; grandchildren, C. J. (Barbara Jean) Keeton, Josh
Keeton, Eli, Jakob, Timmy and Patience Cannon, Brittany Woods, Breanna Cannon, Levi Sherrill, Dustin Sherrill, Daniel
Bradford, Eric, Kailea and Cade Morrison; great-grandchildren, Jr., Anna, and Carlie Keeton.

Honorary pallbearers were grandkids, residents of Mayfair Manor and Yester Oaks, very special daughter-in-law, Susan
Cannon.

Active pallbearers were Dustin Sherrill, Eric Morrison, C. J. Keeton, Josh Keeton, Chesley Owens, and Eli Cannon.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

 

FLOYD HAMMACK

 

Funeral services for Mr. Floyd Hammack, age 69, of Fayette, were held Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, from Nelson Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial followed in Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Mr. Hammack died Jan. 24 at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

 

CURTIS HARRIS

 

Mr. Curtis Harris, age 58, of Fayette, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Fayette medical Center. Funeral arrangements will
be announced later by Norwood Chapel.

Norwood Chapel of Fayette will direct.


WYMAN MCDONALD

MARGARET WALTON MCDONALD

 A joint funeral service for Mr. Wyman McDonald, age 89, and Mrs. Margaret Walton McDonald, age 89, both of
Fayette, was held Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 2:30 p.m., at Norwood Chapel with the Rev. Russ McDonald and the Rev.
Alicia Rhodes officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Both died after an extended illness.

Mr. McDonald was born Oct. 26, 1925 in Lamar County, the son of the late Robert Alton McDonald and Zada Dudley
McDonald. He died Friday, Jan. 23 at his residence.

Mrs. McDonald was born April 28, 1925 in Walker County, the daughter of the late Lucious Walton and Floy Herron.
She died Saturday, Jan. 24 at her residence.

They were residents of Fayette County most of their life and they were residents of the Luxapallila River Road
Community for 69 years. Mr. McDonald was a self-employed farmer and a former school bus driver for many years. Mrs.
McDonald was a homemaker and worked with Mr. McDonald on the farm. They were members of the Chapel Hill/Pisgah
Church. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald had been married for 69 years.

Mrs. McDonald was preceded in death by one sister, Nell Shelton; two brothers, Buddy Walton and Barney Walton.

Survivors include their son, Robert (Georgene) McDonald of Fayette; four grandchildren, Clay (Tiffany) McDonald of
Cummings, Ga., the Rev. Russ (Rachel) McDonald of Ocala, Fla., Daunn (Drew) Fuller of Tuscaloosa and Robin (Scott)
Hardin of Guin; nine great-grandchildren; Mrs. McDonald’s sisters, Sara Price, Bessie (Hershel) Ham and Billie Ann
Walton, all of Fayette; her brothers, Alvin (Frankie) Walton, Earl (Flora) Walton, Ben (Gerane) Walton, all of Fayette,
Howard (Mary) Walton, of Huntsville and James Walton of Newton, Kan.

Pallbearers were Danny McDonald, Hugh McCaa, Matt McCaa, Hayes McMahon, Kenneth Gilmer, Jerry Gilmer, Mike
Renfroe, Ben Walton, Earl Walton, Carl Ham, Tim Ham, Joel Ham and Tommy Price.

Website guestbook available at www.norwoodchapel.net

Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.


JIMMY D. NICHOLS

 

Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy D. Nichols, age 54, of Fayette, were held Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, from Nelson Funeral
Home Chapel. Burial followed in El Bethel Cemetery. Mr. Nichols died Jan. 21 at Glen Haven Health and Rehab.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

 

ROBBIE C. PERRY

 

Funeral services for Mrs. Robbie C. Perry, age 86, of Fayette, were held Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at 2 p.m., at the
Fayette First Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott Davis officiating. Burial followed in the Fayette Memorial Gardens
Cemetery.

Robbie was born Dec. 13, 1928 in Kansas, AL., the daughter of the late Howard Colburn and Eunice Aultman Colburn.
She died Monday, Jan. 19 in Fayette. She was a resident of Fayette for 64 years and a former resident of Jasper and Guin.
Robbie graduated from Guin High School in 1946. She graduated from Birmingham Business College and attended
classes at the University of Alabama. She was bookkeeper for Fowler Oil Company, Whittemore Shoe Polish Company
and Fayette Stock Yards. She owned and operated Robbie’s Store, including Robbie’s of Fayette, Toad Stool for Children,
Robbie’s Men’s Shop and Robbie’s Home Furnishings over a period of 57 years.

She was a former member of the Silver-Haired Legislature in 1991-1992, Who’s Who in American Women and National
Women. She was Alabama Business Woman of the Year in 1990 and formerly served as President of the Fayette Business
Association. She was an active member of the Fayette First Baptist Church, Fayette County Chamber of Commerce, the
Kidney Foundation of Birmingham and Board of Directors of North West Alabama Rehab Center in Tuscaloosa.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. B. E. “Bob” Perry in 1981.

Survivors include her sons, Dr. Bruce Allen (Pat) Perry of Fayette and Andy Howard (Kitty) Perry of Laurel, Miss.;
sister, Marcelle Matthews of Fayette; grandchildren, Brody Perry of Brandon, Miss., Brittney P. Rye of Starkville, Miss.,
and Brooke P. Dycus of Franklin, Tenn., Chase Perry of Denver, Colo., and Brett Perry of New Orleans, La.; great-
grandchildren, Mikaela Perry, Bella Perry, McCarley Rye, Mollie Rye and Harper Dycus.

Pallbearers were Matthew Rye, Brody Perry, Brandon Dycus, Chase Perry, Brett Perry and Kerry Kerr.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN  
38148-0142

Website guestbook available at www.norwoodchapel.net

Norwood Chapel of Fayette directed.

 

MARY E. SHEFFIELD


Mary E. Sheffield, age 79, of Fayette, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Funeral
arrangements will be announced later by Nelson Funeral Home.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette will direct.

 

A. W. “DUB” TANNER

 

Funeral services for Mr. A. W. “Dub” Tanner, age 75, of Berry, were held Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, from Nelson
Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in the Berry Freewill Baptist Cemetery. Mr. Tanner died Jan. 23 at Hospice of
West Alabama.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.

 

VERDELL TAYLOR

 

Funeral services for Ms. Verdell Taylor, age 78, of Berry, were held Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, from Nelson Funeral Home
Chapel. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Berry. Mrs. Taylor died Jan. 18.

Nelson Funeral Home of Fayette directed.