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Obituaries
Raymond Owen Cowart
DOD: Dec. 7, 2014
Molly La-Neil Moncrief Fife
DOD: Dec. 4, 2014
Mag Ella Hudgins
DOD: Dec. 1, 2014
Britian Jackson
DOD: Dec. 8, 2014
Walter McMullen
DOD: Dec. 6, 2014
Sarah Ann Williams
DOD: Dec. 1, 2014
Nelly Ruth Wilson
DOD: Dec. 7, 2014
Raymond Owen Cowart
Funeral services for Raymond Owen Cowart of Ethelsville were held at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Plymon officiating.
Mr. Cowart was born Nov. 27, 1928 in McShan, Ala. to the late Lester Vonner Cowart and Mary Alice Robinson Cowart. He was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church, a retired employee of McShan Lumber Company with 52 years of service, and a lifelong resident of Pickens County. He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Jennifer Diane Cowart; sister, Laudice Perrigin (Coy); brothers, William "Bunk" Cowart (Leslie), L.V. Cowart (Lorene), and Edward Laverne "Sonny" Cowart; brothers-in-law, J.C. Peeks, Wilson Brown, and Frank Jordan. He died Dec. 7, 2014 at home at the age of 86.
Survivors include his wife Merline Sartor Cowart; son Billy Cowart (Diane); Bobby Cowart (Rhonda), and Tony Cowart (Sherry); sisters, Deline Brown, Betty Jo Jordan, Sue Plymon (Roy), and Lily Peeks; brothers, Fred Cowart (Faye) and Tommy Cowart (Susan); sister-in-law Faye Cowart; six grandchildren, Stacey, Jason (Rena), Kari (Seth), Casey, Kenny, and Lindsey (Casey); eight great-grandchildren, Abby, Jordan, Celie, Carson, Allie, Jacob, Meridith, and Maddi; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Jeff Pugh, Ronnie Burton, Kenny Cowart, Chris Sullivan, Jason Cowart and Donald Herrington.
Honorary pallbearers were employees of McShan Lumber Company, employees of Hospice of West Aalabama, employees of Amedisys of Reform, Velma Easterwood and Rose Grandberry.
Burial was in Mineral Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society , Mid-South Division, P.O. Box 59180, Homewood, Ala. 35259-9180, or Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 35404.

Molly La-Neil Moncrief Fife
Funeral services for Molly La-Neil Moncrief Fife of Gordo were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shawn McDaniel and Rev. Mike Hall officiating. She died Dec. 4, 2014 at home at the age of 81. Burial was in Mt. Olivet "Beaver Dam" Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.

Mag Ella Hudgins
Funeral services for Mag Ella Hudgins of Ethelsville were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 at Macedonia CME Church in Ethelsville with Rev. J. B. Randolph, Jr. officiating. She died Dec. 1, 2014 at home at the age of 90. Burial was in Strawbridge Cemetery with Northport Funeral & Cremation Service directing.

Britian Jackson
Funeral services for Britian Jackson of East Point, Ga., formerly of Aliceville, were held at 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church with Rev. James C. Wright officiating. He died Dec. 8, 2014 in Atlanta at the age of 48. Burial was in the church cemetery with Lavender’s Funeral Service directing.

Walter McMullen
Funeral services for Walter McMullen of Pickensville were held at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at New Cumberland Presbyterian Curch in Carrollton with Rev. Gerald Fencher officiating. He died Dec. 6, 2014 at DCH Regional Medical Center at the age of 78. Burial was in the church cemetery with Lavender’s Funeral Service directing.

Sarah Ann Williams
Funeral services for Sarah Ann Williams of Pickensville were held at  2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church with Rev. Tonnie Jones officiating. She died Dec. 1, 2014 at Northport Medical Center at the age of 60. Burial was in Magnolia Memorial Gardens with Northport Funeral & Cremation Service directing.

Nelly Ruth Wilson
Funeral services for Nelly Ruth Wilson of Kennedy were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Skelton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alan Magouirk officiating. She died Dec. 7, 2014 at Salem Nursing and Rehab at the age of 79. Burial was in Unity Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with Skelton Funeral Home of Reform directing.
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