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
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
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.
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.
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