Michael Mitchell Benoit
Michael Mitchell Benoit, 75, formerly of Houma, La., and Centerville, Miss., passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his Cullman home. He was born Aug. 12, 1938, in Houma to Olen Joseph and Della Marie Garibaldi Benoit.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Ann Crum; a daughter, Sharon Ayers (Jim) Conners; two sons, Ronald (Linda) Benoit and Thomas (Tonya) Ayers; two sisters, Betty Artz and Diana (Louis) Marcel; two brothers, Donald (Violet) Benoit and Barry (Sandra) Benoit; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth (Norris) Naquin and Constance (José) Cano; and a brother, Charles (Anna Rae) Benoit.
Michael grew up in a large Cajun family in the bayous of south Louisiana, where his father was a trapper. After being injured in an oilfield accident, he completed his GED and enrolled in Louisiana State University. He was in the first class that graduated from the LSU Shreveport campus, receiving a bachelor of science degree in accounting in 1975. He became an enrolled agent and successfully represented numerous taxpayers before the IRS. He came to faith in Jesus Christ in 1979, and served the First Presbyterian Church of Houma, La., as a deacon for a number of years.
Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church, with the funeral immediately following at 3 p.m. Rev. Andrew Siegenthaler will officiate. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Gloster, Miss.
For more information, or to leave condolences/memories with the online register, visit www.mossservicefh.com.
Michael Mitchell Benoit
Pamela Carter Sanderson
Pamela Carter Sanderson, 62, of Beaverton, Ala., passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, at Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Ala.
Edith Wilkins Farmer
Funeral services for Edith Wilkins Farmer, 90, of Addison will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Nichols Funeral Home, Robert Partridge officiating, with burial in Kemp Cemetery.
Frances Britt Smith
Funeral services for Frances Britt Smith, 85, of Rock Springs community in Blount County will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Antioch Baptist Church, the Rev. Jerry Hackney officiating, with burial in Rock Springs Cemetery.
William Ross Baker
William Ross Baker, 82, left this world, finished his race and passed through the gates of Glory, Monday, July 28, 2014. He heard those precious words from Christ, “Well done, good and faithful servant, enter into the Glories of the Lord.”
Arrests, incidents reports for July 25-27, 2014
Here is a look at the incidents that were reported to the Cullman City Police Department for Friday, Saturday and Sunday:
- Susan Melissa Neck Werner
- Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford
Carlton Eugene Stafford, 82, of Cullman passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born April 14, 1932, James and Mary Katherine Brown Stafford. Mr. Stafford was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was the original owner of Carlton’s restaurant.
Susan Melissa Neck Werner
Susan Werner died Monday, July 21, 2014, as a result of an apparent fall at her home in Gainesville, Florida. Susan grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, and, after graduation from FSU, spent many years in Cullman, where she taught elementary school and received a master’s degree from UAB. While in Cullman, she married Robert Werner and helped run a family retail business.
Melissa Gail Hyde
Funeral services for Melissa Gail Hyde, 36, of Vinemont will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Moss-Service Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Round Top Cemetery in Morgan County.
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