Carson E. Davis

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Funeral service for Carson E. Davis, 81, will be Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel with Rev. Tommy Bounds and Rev. Fred Milam officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga.

Mr. Davis died Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlin and Ista Davis; sister, Margaret Cox; sister, Katherine Milam; and grandchild, Taylor Davis. Mr. Davis was the founder of Davis Machine & Tool Inc. and was a member of Mignon Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ramona Davis; three sons, Darryl C. Davis, Christopher G. (Susie) Davis, Eric C. (Cindy) Davis; daughter, April M. Smith; brother, Terry Davis; sister, Linda Lowery; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth Davis, Aaron Davis, Alana Ford, Austin Davis, Tony Smith, Samantha Smith, Naomi Fant; and four great-grandchildren, Ryker Ford, Matthew Davis, Waylon Smith and Addison Baker.

Visitation will be Saturday January 20, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

A special thanks to caregivers Linda Fields, Ann Fields, Anita White, Rita Romero and Elizabeth Garrett.

Pallbearers will be Austin Davis, Tony Smith, Joey Hay, James Mitchell, Butch Mitchell andRandall Thompson.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.

Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the services.

Margie Nell Bryant

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Margie Nell Bryant, age 76, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Coosa Valley Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Oak Grove with Dr. Max Buttram officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service and burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Ms. Bryant is survived by three children, Linda Tyler (Donnie), David Bryant Jr., Christy Mitchell (David); grandchildren, Layton Stallings, Ashlyn Tyler, Jase Mitchell; great-grandchild, Talon Stallings; brothers, Sargent Bryant, Jim Bryant; sisters, Virginia Harris, and Mary Elizabeth Dyer.

Online memorials may be made at www.curtisandsonfh.com.

Curtis and Son North Chapel will direct the services.

Ralph Donald Truex Jr.

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Funeral service for Ralph Donald Truex Jr., age 73, will be Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel with the Rev. Donald Grice officiating. Burial will follow at Childersburg Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. at the Childersburg Chapel on Friday, January 19, 2018.

Mr. Truex passed away January 17, 2018 at his residence.

He is survived by his sons, Donald Truex, Rusty Truex (Karen); daughter, Donna Turner; step-children, Johnny Clifton, Gary Clifton, Rebecca Truex;  sisters, Era Hopkins, Patsy Holmes; grandchildren, Ashton Ray Truex, Justyn Aarron Truex, Matthe Ryan Truex, Rachel Holmes, Eaven Sinclaire Turner, Kestrel Jordan Turner, Preston and Hope Hodge, Alana Clifton, Ahron Clifton; and special friends, Ann Cannon and Larry Lee.

Online condolences can be made at www.curtisandsonfh.com

Curtis and Son Childersburg Chapel will direct the services.

Rozella W. Landers

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Rozella W. Landers, age 89, passed away January 18, 2018 at Sylacauga Health and Rehab. A private family service will be held.

Mrs. Landers was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Wilbur Y. Landers. She was a member of Marble City Baptist Church for many years and retired from City National Bank in 1993 after 21 years.

She is survived by her son, Tim Landers and his wife Denise.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a favorite charity.

Online condolences can be made at www.curtisandsonfh.com

Curtis and Son North Chapel will direct services.

Roy J. Rich

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Roy J. Rich, age 61, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Coosa Valley Medical Center. Curtis and Son North Chapel will direct the services.

Denson McGrady

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Graveside service for Denson McGrady, 83, will be Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Unity Presbyterian Cemetery in Weogufka with Elder Kenny Calfee officiating.

Mr. McGrady died Friday, January 18, 2018 at Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alexander City. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Dot McGrady, his parents John H. and Hattie McGrady, and several brothers and sisters. Mr. McGrady served in the Air Force from 1953 – 1955. He went to work as a Railroad Agent with L&N Railroad in 1956 and retired from CSX Railroad in 1994. He loved music, playing guitar and piano equally well. He enjoyed the outdoors – fishing, boating and gardening.

Mr. McGrady is survived by his children, Steve (Neva) McGrady of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., Dawn (George) Kretschmann of Alexander City, Danelle (Kenny) Ezekiel of Pell City; grandson, Cody Hanna; granddaughter, Stevie Michelle McGrady; brother, Elton (Ann) McGrady; sister, Sue Shaw, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Cody Hanna, John Shaw, Gary Shurette, Cory Shurette, Larry McGrady and Alex Melofsky.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.

Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the services.

Thomas Ray Helms Sr.

ROCKFORD, Ala. – Graveside service for Thomas Ray Helms Sr., 70, will be Friday, January, 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Crest Cemetery in Mobile, Ala. with Rev. Andy Dickson officiating. Burial will be in Pine Crest Cemetery.

Mr. Helms died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at his residence. He loved to play golf and was an avid antique collector. Mr. Helms loved his family and friends and will be missed by all who knew him. He was a very compassionate and kind loving person who had a special love for people and when he saw a need he was the first to meet it. He fought the good fight of faith while battling eight cancers; yet was known always for his little cliché, “It’s just another bump in the road”. He’s won this battle.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Diane M. Helms; mother-n-law, Doris Littleton; daughter, Melody Pemberton; two sons, Edward Andrew (Regan) Dickson, James Gregory Eubanks; granddaughter, Lacey Diane (Tony) Heath, grandson, Seth Wayne Pemberton, granddaughter, Karson Leigh Pemberton, grandson, Ethan Dickson, grandson, Austin Dickson, granddaughter, Megan Campbell Eubanks; great-granddaughter, Bryleigh Gabrielle Campbell; great-grandson, Azariah Kitai Campbell.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. Box 758518, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8518.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.radneysmith.com.

Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the services.