Buddy R. Whitten
Buddy R. Whitten, 76, of Tuscumbia, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Mr. Whitten was a native of Winston County, Lynn, Ala. He graduated from Lynn High School in 1955 and attended Purdue University. In recent years, he was inducted into the Winston County Sports Hall of Fame. Mr. Whitten retired from Reynolds Metals Co. and worked at Wise Alloys. He also worked at Inland Steel, Indiana for 12 years and was a mechanical supervisor for Asia Aluminum Group in China. Mr. Whitten was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Gray Whitten; son, Russell Whitten (Charlene); daughter, Peggy Palmer (David) of Cullman; sister, Beth Manasco; grandchildren, John David Palmer of Cullman, Savannah Whitten and Jackson Whitten; nieces and nephews.
His graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Lynn Cemetery, Lynn, Ala. Russell Whitten, minister of Destin Church of Christ, and David Palmer will officiate.
The family expresses deep appreciation to the nurses and staff at Helen Keller Hospital and Keller Landing.
Morrison Funeral Home of Tuscumbia is directing.
Buddy R. Whitten
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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