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Obituary:

Benny Gerald Parrish of Pike Road, Alabama near Montgomery, Alabama, formerly of Winfield, Alabama

Age:  83

Born:  March 1, 1936, in Marshall County, Alabama, one of nine children born to George Wesley Parrish and Pinkie Beatrice Cahill Parrish.

Died:  Thursday, June 27, 2019, at his residence.

Survived By:

Son:  Benny “Benjie” Parrish, Jr. and his wife, Keela of Winfield, AL.

Daughters:

Sherri Parrish of Birmingham, AL.

Melody (Joe) White of Montgomery, AL.

Heather Parrish of Montgomery, AL.

Brother-In-Law:

Boyd Pate of Winfield, AL.

Grandchildren:

Lindsay Rasberry Plunkett

Kandace Rasberry

Mallory Parrish Wynn

Morgan Parrish

Ben Parrish

Nicole White

Aron White

Alayna White

Daniel White

Kyran White

Great-Grandchildren:  6

And a Host of Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives, and Friends.

Visitation:  12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2019, at the Landmark Church of Christ in Montgomery, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  1:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, following visitation, at the Landmark Church of Christ in Montgomery, Alabama.

Burial:  Winfield City Cemetery, Winfield, Marion County, Alabama.

Officiating:  Buddy Bell.

Preceded in death by:

Wife:  Barbara Pate Parrish

Parents:  George Wesley Parrish and Pinkie Beatrice Cahill Parrish

Brothers:

J.W. Parrish

James Parrish

Billy Bob Parrish

Sisters:

Omegan Parrish

Nina Flo Parrish Killian

April Parrish Teague

Coleene Parrish Brown

Judy Parrish Kilgore.

*Benny was born March 1, 1936, in Marshall County, Alabama, one of nine children born to George Wesley Parrish and Pinkie Beatrice Cahill Parrish. Benny grew up in Albertville and graduated from Etowah High School. He attended and played football at Hinds Community College where they won a Junior Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California and also at Texarkana Junior college where he was an All-American. He served in the United States Navy and was stationed at Norfolk, Virginia where he played two seasons on the Naval Football Team. After serving in the Navy he attended the University of Alabama and played for Coach Paul Bryant on his inaugural team in 1958. He married the love of his life, Barbara Pate Parrish on December 31, 1958. He lived in Winfield for over 20 years where he was definitely an entrepreneur, he operated his own café, worked at the Pate Coal Co., Pate Chevrolet, Pepsi Cola, Sears, and Roebuck, operated Benny Parrish mobile homes, all before settling as a tire broker operating Benny Parrish Tire Company until his retirement. He moved to Guntersville in 1987 where he lived for 16 years before moving to Pike Road. He was a member of Landmark Church of Christ, the American Legion, Tide Pride, and his local Hardee’s Coffee Club. He enjoyed camping and pheasant hunting which he did with a group of friends on a trip annually for 27 years. He loved football especially, Alabama football.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the R.S.V.P., the Shed, or the General Mission programs of Landmark Church of Christ at http://www.landmarkchurch.net or 1800 Halcyon Blvd. Montgomery, AL 36117.

Miles Funeral Home of Winfield directing.*

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Obituary:

Rena Mae Raper Holland of Russellville, Alabama.

Age: 92

Born:  November 13, 1926, in Franklin County, Alabama.

Died:  Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Terrace Manor in Russellville, Franklin County, Alabama.

Visitation:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at the Hackleburg Funeral Home in Hackleburg, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, following visitation, at the funeral home chapel.

Burial:  Liberty Hill Cemetery, Hwy. 43, Franklin County, Alabama.

Survived By:

Son:  Tim Holland

Grandchildren:

Sondra Herreman

Michael Taylor

Bobby Taylor

Rhonda Kinard

Donna Clay

Great-Grandchildren:  15

Preceded In Death By:

Husband:  Oscar O. Holland

Hamilton & Hackleburg Funeral Home, Hackleburg, AL., directing.

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Obituary:

Lavern “Fayrene” Frederick Mays, of Hamilton, Alabama.

Age:  82

Born:  March 16, 1937, in Marion County, Alabama

Died:  Friday, June 28, 2019, at Elk River Health and Rehab Center in Winchester, Tennessee.

Visitation:  10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 1, 2019,  at the Hamilton Funeral Home In Hamilton, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Monday, July 1, following visitation, at the funeral home chapel.

Burial:  Union Hill Cemetery, Hackleburg, Alabama.

Survived By:

Son:  Eric (Robin) Mays

Grandchildren:

Shawn Smith

Marci Mays

Great-Grandchildren:

Micah Rose Smith

Elijah Smith

Sister:

Peggie (Austin) Hall

Geraldine (Wayne) Holland

Brother: Reynold Frederick

Preceded In Death By:

Husband:  Elvis R. Mays

Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.

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Obituary:

James “Dudley” Chandler of Hamilton, Alabama

Age:  89

Born:  May 3, 1930, in Mississippi

Died:  Friday, June 28, 2019, at his residence.

Visitation:  6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the Detroit Church of God in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  2:00 p.m., Monday, July 1, 2019, at the church.

Burial:  Kingsville Cemetery, Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.

Survived By:

Wife:  Lorene Winsett Chandler

Son:  Mike (Debbie) Chandler

Daughter:  Vickie Chandler

Grandsons:

Joey (Meghan) Chandler

Jesse (Shandi) Chandler

Great-Grandchildren:

Kaleb

Jacob

Max

Peyton

Hailey

Noah

Ayden

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Joe P. Chandler and Ethel Maxie Chandler

Infant Son:  James Carey

Granddaughter:  Amanda Michelle

Sister:  Mary Belle Henson,

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Obituary:

Homer Plunkett of Berwyn, Illinois, formerly of Winston County, Alabama.

Age:  88

Born:  January 17, 1931, the twelfth of thirteen children, to Dyer Plunkett and Martha Dunn Plunkett, in Winston County, Alabama.

Died:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in the Foster G. McGaw Hospital in, Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois.

Born:  January 17, 1931, the 12th child of 13 children born to the late Dyer Plunkett and Martha Dunn Plunkett, in Winston County, Alabama.

Visitation:  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Saturday,  at the Bowen Funeral Home in Winfield, Alabama.

Memorial Service:  12:00 p.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Bowen Funeral Chapel in Winfield, Alabama.

Burial:  West Alabama Memorial Gardens in Gu-Win, Marion County, Alabama with Military Honors to be presented at the gravesite.

Officiating:  James Wyers.

Survived By:

Wife of Over 65 Years:  Winnie Jo McDonald Plunkett

Brother:  Thurman Plunkett of Adamsville, AL.

Sister-In-Law:  Margaret Sue McDonald (Lee) Sodaro of Berwyn, IL.

Brother-In-Law:  Earl (Merle) McDonald of Winfield, AL.

And A Host of Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Dyer Plunkett and Martha Dunn Plunkett

Siblings:  11

Bio:  Born January 17, 1931, the 12th child of 13 children born to the late Dyer Plunkett and Martha Dunn Plunkett, in Winston County, Alabama, Homer grew up in the Winston County area and attended school in Lynn, Alabama. On November 28, 1953, Homer married the love of his life, Miss Winnie Jo McDonald from Fayette County, AL, just before entering into the United States Army three months later. Mr. Plunkett was a factory worker in Illinois for many years, he was also an all-around handyman, he could do almost anything, from painting and electrical work to repairing a car. He was a member of Berwyn Church of Christ in Berwyn, IL. Mr. Plunkett loved his family, his friends. and a great cup of coffee.*

Bowen Funeral Home, Winfield, AL., directing.*

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Etta Ruth Parker Hamm, of Hamilton, Alabama.

Age:  85

Born:  March 10, 1934, in Itawamba County, Mississippi.

Died:  June 27, 2019, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama.

Visitation:  2:00 – 4:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Hamilton, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  4:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the funeral home chapel.

Burial:  Smyrna Cemetery in the Byrd Community, Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama.

Survived By:

Husband:  Lee Roy Hamm

Son:  Roy (Lesa) Hamm

Grandchildren:

Joseph Hamm

Nick George

Nathaniel George

Great-Grandchildren:  8

Preceded In Death By:

Son:  Kenneth Erwin “Ken” Hamm

Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.

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Obituary:

Mary Ann Clark Berryhill of Hamilton, Alabama

Age:  77

Born:  July 18, 1941, in Hamilton, Alabama to the late Alma Knight Clark and Edward Carmack Clark.

Died:  June 26, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Hospice in Birmingham, Alabama.

Funeral Service:  11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Fulton Bridge Church, Hamilton, Alabama.

Burial:  Fulton Bridge Cemetery, Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama.

Survived By:

Daughter:  Mary Angelyn Berryhill Lewis

Sister:  Martha Clark Burton

And Numerous Cousins, Other Relatives, and Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Alma Knight Clark and Edward Carmack Clark

Maternal Grandparents:  Annie Young Knight and Robert Arthur Knight

Paternal Grandparents:  Ettie Ann “Aunt Et” Webb Clark and John Franklin Clark

Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.

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