November 17, 2007
Myrtle Lee Nelson Wright, age 82, of Mt. Hope, died at her residence on Saturday, November 17, 2007.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at Spry Memorial Chapel with Bro. Eddie Wix officiating. Burial was in the Macedonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers for the service included Tim Jones, Terry Jones, Kelly Gookin, Jeremy Sapp, Allen Leverett, Micheal Leverett, Ernie Treadway, and Andy Treadway. Honorary pallbearers included Ronald Wright, Donald Wright, and Stuart Wright.
She is survived by her children, Betty Hiddleson, Barbara Bell, Thomas Wright, Martha France Donaldson, Shelia Price, Peggy Jones, Terry Jones, Timmy Jones; 14 great grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Eli Wright; and parents, Tommy Nelson and Ethel Louise Michael Nelson.
Mrs. Wright and her husband raised four of their grandchildren as their own children. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. A special thanks to Dr. Simieritsch and A&E Hospice for their kindness and caring.
Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family.
November 20, 2007
Brenda Gail Cleveland, age 58 of Belgreen, died Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Franklin County and a member of Belgreen Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, 2007 at Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville from 5 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007 at Pinkard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville at 11 a.m. with Jackie and Johnny Richardson officiating. Burial will be in the Knights of Pythias Cemetery.
She is survived by husband, Thomas Cleveland of Belgreen; children, Tommy Cleveland and wife, Vanessa, of Decatur, Timmy Cleveland and wife, Tracy, of Madison, and Ted Cleveland of La Vernia, Tex.; brother, Terry Warhurst and wife, Pat, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland; sister, Linda McCalpin and husband, Bobby, of Russellville; grandchildren, Timothy Cleveland and wife, Tiffany, Tabetha Cleveland, Hannah Cleveland, Jessica Hyde, Abigail Cleveland, and Addison Cleveland, and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers for the service will include John Taylor, Jerry McKinney, Ricky Kirby, William C. King, Paul Cleveland, Johnny Cleveland, Jimmy Cleveland and Wiley Beam. Honorary pallbearers will include Donny Cansler, Phillip Humphries, Andy Cansler, Johnny Barber, Leamon Sumerel, and Jack Hargett.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Roberts, and mother, Charlene Churchwell Grissom.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society.
Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville assisted the family.
November 20, 2007
Glenda Kay Clement, age 58, of Russellville, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007. She was a native of Colbert County but a former resident of Franklin County. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church in Colbert County, and was a bus driver for Franklin County Schools for 23 years.
Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 23, 2007 at Midway Baptist Church in Russellville beginning at 11 a.m. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. at the church with Bro. Steve Amos and Bro. Jeremy Murray officiating. Burial will be in the Gargis Cemetery in Lawrence County.
Pallbearers for the service will include Joseph Mears, Justin Mears, Andy Atkins, Bradley Baker, Michael Blackburn, Mike Fountain, and Junior Allen will be an honorary pallbearer.
She is survived by husband of 41 years, Howard Clement of Russellville; daughters, De Nean Blackburn and husband, Randall, of Russellville; Patty Mears and husband, Chiggar, of Town Creek, De Ann Pennington and husband, Ralph, of Russellville, De Nita Baker and husband, Scott, of Phil Campbell, and De Nesha Clement of Russellville; sisters, Lila Parker of Town Creek, and Carolyn Ayers and husband, Hillard, of Leighton; brothers, Charlie Hallmark and wife, Flora, of Muscle Shoals, Coleman Hallmark of Muscle Shoals, and Roger Hallmark and Sandra of Leighton; 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Eula Hallmark.
Akins Funeral Home in Russellville assisted the family.