Archive for September, 2022

Bonnie Galbreath Montgomery, age 72, of Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at her residence.

Visitation, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Hope Alive Church, Bexar Avenue West, Hamilton, Alabama. Funeral service, 1:00 p.m., following visitation, at the church. Burial will follow in Galbreath Cemetery.

Bonnie is survived by her husband, Butch Montgomery; 2 sons, Bryan Montgomery and Brandy (Mandy) Montgomery; and 1 daughter, Brittney Montgomery (Cody) Yarber; 4 grandchildren; 1 sister, Wanda Galbreath Terrell; 1 brother, Jimmy Galbreath; 3 sisters-in-law, Evelyn, Mary Ann, and Jan; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie and Ethel Palmer Galbreath; 5 brothers, Kenneth Galbreath, Wade Galbreath, Jerry Galbreath, Truman Galbreath, and Dale Galbreath; and 1 infant sister, Audra Galbreath.

(Author’s Note) Bonnie was one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Although I was a couple of years older than Bonnie, we shared a birthday. We had that bond and I will remember her always, especially on our birthdays.

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Audrey A. Williams Byrd, age 86, of Hamilton, Alabama, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022, at her residence.

She was born in Hamilton Alabama on October 2, 1935, to the late Leonard J. Williams and Maudia Perella “Maude” Nix Williams.

Visitation, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the Marion County Funeral Home, Hamilton, Alabama. Funeral service 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Bro. Jimmy Lucas and Bro. Rich Dubielak, officiating. Burial in Smyrna Cemetery.

Ms. Byrd was preceded in death her husband, Lesker Eugene “Gene” Byrd; 1 son, Dennis Byrd; 2 grandsons, John Franks and Samuel Byrd; parents, Leonard J. Williams and Maudia Perella “Maude” Nix Williams; 2 sisters, Rudella Williams Wisecarver and Letha Williams Burrow; 1 brother, Lowell Williams; 2 daughters-in-law, Carolyn Byrd, Judy Byrd; 1 son-in-law, Dennis Stidham; sister-in-law, Jo Ann Williams.

She is survived by her children, Eddie (June) Byrd, Teresa Williams (Roland) Harris, Grace Williams (Rickey) Skinner, Carol Williams (Tim) Winsett, Justin (Eme) Byrd, Linda Williams (Wade) Sullins, Helen Williams (Johnny) Robertson, and Julia Mae Williams Owsley; brothers, Wayne Williams, Vecil (Jane) Williams; best friend, Louise Pickle; brothers-in-law, Johnny Burrow, Tommy Wisecarver, Sr.; 17 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation in her memory to Smyrna Cemetery Fund and Hospice of Northwest Alabama


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