Michael James Frederick

By Staff
January 31, 2007
Michael James Frederick, age 45, of Tuscumbia, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2007.
Mr. Frederick was preceded in death by his mother, Jannie King; his step-father, Percy King, Sr.; a brother, Nickie Jason Frederick; and his father-in-law, Charles Hamm.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Blue Springs. Interment will be in Blue Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dustin Dolley, Jonathan Chaney, Justin Bevis, Timothy Chaney, Joey Tyra, Jason Greenhill, Jeremy Baker and Bryan Watson.
Mr. Frederick is survived by his wife, Evelyn Frederick; his father, Orbie Frederick; his mother-in-law, Maggie Hamm; four children, Maggie Renee, Emily, Jennifer and Heath Frederick; two grandchildren, Paige and MikeLynn Frederick; four godchildren, Cenita, James, Marquis and Willie; four brothers, Ronnie Frederick and wife Etta Mae, Steve Frederick and wife Donna, Randall Frederick and Percy King; two sisters, Teresa Hancock and Florina Chaney; a special friend, Mary Hubbard; and 32 nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Jamie Johnson (Hospice) and Good Samaritan Hospice.
Spry Chapel assisted the family.
Waldine Rice Keeton
January 29, 2007
Waldine Rice Keeton, age 83, of Phil Campbell, passed away Monday, January 29, 2007.
Mrs. Keeton was a native of Phil Campbell and a former resident of Decatur. She was employed as a teacher for Decatur City Schools for 35 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lolen (Buster) Keeton; her parents, Ben and Birtie Lee Rice; an infant daughter, Bonnie Gail Keeton; and a sister, Eugina Bragwell.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at Akins Funeral Home with Bro. Shawn Wallace and Bro. Mike Nix officiating. Interment was in Phil Campbell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Graham Matherne, Kirby Matherne, Greg Green, Benny Green, Bob Rogers and William Gross.
Mrs. Keeton is survived by two sons, Billy R. Keeton and wife Sheila, of Nashville, TN, and Darryl Keeton and wife Margaret, of Phil Campbell; two sisters, Rose Langston of Batesville, AR, and Benita Welch and husband Troy, of Decatur; a grandson, Jeremy Keeton and wife Christy, of Florence; a great-grandchild, Lauren Keeton and special little boy Austin Knight; and nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Akins Funeral Home assisted the family.
Lessie M. Lindsey
January 27, 2007
Lessie M. Lindsey, age 85, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007.
Mrs. Lindsey was a native of Franklin County and a member of Concord Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Lindsey; her son, Billy Ray Lindsey, and an infant son, Eugene Lindsey; and her parents, Edgar and Mattie Robinson.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 29, 2007, in Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tom McDowell officiating. Interment was in Knights of Pythias Cemetery.
Mrs. Lindsey is survived by a son, Jerry Lindsey and wife Brenda, of Russellville; a daughter-in-law, Sara Lindsey of Lebanon, TN; a sister-in-law, Margot Robinson of Russellville; a sister, Pauline Bennett of Russellville; a brother, James Robinson of Russellville; five grandchildren, Scotty Lindsey of Lebanon, TN, Kim Blanton and husband Jimmy, of Decatur, Deona Turner and husband Keith, of Decatur, Heath Lindsey and wife Shellie, of Northport, and Bart Lindsey and wife Ana, of Orlando, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to Burns Nursing Home for such special care, and a special thanks to Fran and Trula.
Akins Funeral Home assisted the family.
Audrey Lee Newell
January 25, 2007
Audrey Lee Newell, age 77, of Red Bay, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2007, at her residence.
She was born June 21, 1929, in the Cedar Creek Community to Steve and Alma McCalpin Bolton. She was a housewife and attended Calvary Family Worship Center. She was preceded in death by a son, David Newell; a grandson, Jonathan Parks; her parents; two sisters, Geraldine Landers and Alice West; and four brothers, Jackie Bolton, U.L. Bolton, Odell Bolton and Bill Bolton.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2007, at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Gene Cooley and Bro. Ricky McMickin officiating. Interment was in Dempsey Cemetery.
Mrs. Newell is survived by her husband of 60 years, Wesley A.C. Newell; one son, Rickie Newell of Guntown, MS; one daughter, Carolyn Parks and husband Richard, of Red Bay; one sister, Corrine Harris of Red Bay; one brother, Billie Bolton of Golden, MS; six grandchildren, Susie Cox, Wesley Parks, Misty Lang, Jordan Newell, Anna Newell and Alexander Newell; and six great-grandchildren, Kelan Lang, Malachi Lang, Reed Parks, Blake Hester, Alana Hester and Alex Hester.
Deaton Funeral Home assisted the family.
Minnie Lee Bell Williams
January 26, 2007
Minnie Lee Bell Williams, age 66, of Haleyville, passed away Friday, January 26, 2007, at Princeton Hospital.
She attended County Line Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion Jackson Bell and Mille Vera Bell; two sons, Eddie Dean Bridgmon and Jimmy Bridgmon; a grandson, Chris Bridgmon; two brothers, Lecil James Bell and Rayford Lee Bell; and a sister, Mayme Lee Raper.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2007, at Pinkard Funeral Home with Terry Duncan officiating. Interment was in King School House Cemetery, near Natural Bridge.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her husband, Albert Williams; two children, Billy Vernon Bridgmon and Denna Gail West, both of Lynn; four sisters, Ann Harris of Natural Bridge, and Mary Duncan, Sue Bell and Jane Densmore, all of Haleyville; three brothers, David Bell and Otis Bell, both of Haleyville, and J.D. Bell of Double Springs; eight grandchildren, Melody Smith, Sissy Bowman, Dana Shook, Melissa Morgan, Rebecca Bridgmon, Beverly Bridgmon, Jessica Bridgmon and Ryann Fessler; and twelve great-grandchildren.
Pinkard Funeral Home assisted the family.

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