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Russell “Pat” Markham – Detroit, Alabama

Age:  76

Born:  December 26, 1942, in Columbus, Mississippi.

Died:  March 18, 2019, in the DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, AL.

Visitation: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Norwood Funeral Home in Guin, Alabama

Services:  1:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, following visitation at the funeral home chapel.

Officiating:  Bro. Tommy Spruiell

Burial:  Carter Cemetery

Survived By:

Wife Of 57 Years:  Brenda Guyton Markham of Detroit, AL.

Son:  Russell Patrick Markham (Jennifer) of Northport, AL


Hannah Elizabeth Markham of Northport, AL

Claire Isabell Markham of Northport, AL

And A Host Of Nieces, Nephews, Sisters-In-Law, Brothers-In-Law, Other Relatives And Friends.

Preceded In Death By:

Parents:  Russell Veldon Markham, Annie Gray Johnson Markham Robinson and Step-Father, Hollis G. Robinson.

Bio:  He was the husband of Brenda Guyton Markham. They were married May 14, 1961 and had been married for 57 years. Pat graduated from Sulligent High School in 1961, Sulligent, Alabama.  A United States Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War, he was stationed in Germany and served as a medic in a hospital. He worked for Detroit Slacks, Robertson Brothers, Trailer Plant in Guin, Alabama and was retired from NTN Bower after 30 years. He was of the Baptist Faith.*

Norwood Funeral Home, Guin, AL.*


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Detroit, AL – Virginia McCarley Scott, age 94, of Detroit, Alabama passed away Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at her residence.

Visitation, Friday, August 17th, 2018 from 12:00 Noon until service time at 2:00 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel in Hamilton, Alabama. Burial in Shottsville Cemetery, Hamilton, Marion County, Alabama.

Survivors include daughter, Beth (Larry) Jeffreys; grandchildren, Greg Jeffreys, Paul (Christy) Jeffreys; great-grandchildren, Katelyn (Logan) Sullins, Issac Jeffreys, Hannah Jeffreys, Trey Jeffreys, Carley Ann Jeffreys, and Anna Beth Jeffreys; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Beatrice Robinson Maxwell; and husbands, Dalvin McCarley and Hoyt Scott.

Hamilton Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., directing.



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Gardendale, AL –  Mr. Johnie Harold Hamilton, age 96, of Gardendale, Alabama, formerly of Detroit, Alabama, passed away January 10th, 2017, in Gardendale, Alabama.

Visitation, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 14th, 2017, at the Marion County Funeral Home in Hamilton, Alabama.  Graveside service, 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 14th, 2017, at the Rudicell Cemetery, Marion County, Alabama.  Burial in Rudicell Cemetery.

Mr. Hamilton was born November 22nd, 1920, in Detroit, Lamar County, Alabama.

Marion County Funeral Home, Hamilton, AL., in charge of services.

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Marshal Watson, age 72, of Detroit, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Visitation, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2012, at the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel in Hamilton, Alabama.  Funeral service, 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2012, at Pleasant Site Church.  The body will lie-in-state from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., prior to service at the church.  Burial in Rudicell Cemetery.  Bro. Mike Franklin and Bro. Jerry Plott officiating.

Mr. Watson was born March 28, 1939, in Marion County, Alabama to Vester and Ivy Todd Watson.

He is survived by his wife, Delores Watson; children, Daron (Linda) Watson, and Rodney (Rena) Watson; grandchildren, April (Phillip) King, Cody Watson, Danielle Watson, Whitney Watson, and Ashley Watson; great-grandchildren, Kenton Steele, Grantley Steele, and Talen Steele.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 161 Falcon Circle., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 – Fax: 205-921-3790.  Hackleburg Funeral Home – P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 – 205-935-3854 – Fax: 205-921-3790.

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