Lacy P. Wheeler

ROCKFORD, Ala. – Mr. Lacy P. Wheeler, age 71, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Russell Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga.

Shawn Bryant Potts

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Funeral service for Shawn Bryant Potts, 16, will be Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Estelle Community Church in Weogufka. Bro. Nick Lightsey and Bro. Paul Hutton will be officiating. Burial will be in the Estelle Community Church Cemetery.

Mr. Potts died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Patrick Meyers and great-grandfather, Albert (A.C.) Harris.

Shawn was a member of Estelle Community Church and attended Fayetteville High School. He enjoyed fishing, loved playing basketball, and was an avid Alabama Football Fan. He was also known for his love of his family and his friends. Shawn will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his mother, Jaclyn Lindenthaler husband Robert; father, Edward Potts; four brothers, Nicholas Potts, Eric Ivey, Mason Potts, and Hunter Lindenthaler; two sisters, Brandy Potts and Katelyn Lindenthaler; five grandparents, Linda Deason husband Tommy, Cheryl Meyers, Tommy Sexton wife Lynn, Mike Potts wife Judye, and Robert Lindenthaler wife Janice; great-grandmother, Margaret Harris; girlfriend, Olivia Foster; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Visitation will be Friday, June 16, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Eric Ivey, Nicholas Potts, Mason Potts, Justin Tyler, Luke Potts, Kirby Potts, Kalub Wood, and Ben Osbourn.

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Radney-Smith Funeral Home will direct the services.

Bruce K. Cook

WEST HAVEN, Conn. – Bruce K. Cook, age 64, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, departed this life on Friday, June 9, 2017 in West Haven, Conn.

Mr. Cook was born on February 2, 1953 in Sylacauga. Bruce grew up in Dayton, Ohio where he was loved and attended and graduated from Jefferson Township High School.

He was preceded in death by his biological father, Willie L. Cook.

Survivors include his loving mother and step-father, Lula (Grant) Smith of Dayton, Ohio; his wife, Patricia (Tobien) Cook of Connecticut; son, Shawn; daughter, Nicole; granddaughter, Briana; one step-grandson; seven siblings, Dimple (Cook) Drake, Willie G. Cook, Michele (Smith) Ringer, Thomas G. Smith of Cleveland, Ohio, Alan J. Smith, Tammy (Smith) Sanders and Tina (Smith) Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Final disposition was cremation.  Arrangements entrusted to Thomas G. Smith Funeral Home, 14601 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110.

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Sharon Hawthorne

WEOGUFKA, Ala. – Sharon Hawthorne, age 61, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.  She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Hawthorne; sons, Robert Darrell Hawthorne Jr., Phillip Plyer (Ashley), and Josh Hawthorne (Justine); daughters, Emily Saffold, Joan Saffold, Heather Medine (Scott), and Haley Wright; sisters, Wanda Zeanah (Jerry), Delaine Whitehurst, Joan Jones (Miles), and Patty Williams (Don); 12 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hawthorne was preceded in death by her parents, Dewitt and Louise Plyer. She was a beautiful woman, who loved so many. She had a way with animals and plants.

Pall bearers will be Scott Medine, Matt Abrams, Tony Hawthorne, Josh Hawthorne, Tommy Walker, Stacy Payton, and Miles Jones. Honorary Pall bearers will be Jerry Zeanah, Thomas Medine, Nathan Hawthorne, Brian Hughes, William Miles, Roger Mooney, and Danny Hawthorne.

Visitation will be Monday evening, June 19, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Curtis and Son North Chapel. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 20, 2017  at 2:00 p.m. at Weogufka Family Worship Center with a visitation before the service from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Unity Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Weogufka.  Brother Tommy Thornton will officiate.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that you plant a flower in her memory.

Online condolences can be made at .

Curtis and Son North Chapel will direct the services.

Calvin Henderson

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Calvin Henderson, age 75, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017 at Coosa Valley Medical Center.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Curtis and Son North Chapel with Rev. Walter Renzedes officiating.  Burial will follow in Marble City Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Wednesday at the funeral home from 5:30 p.m. until  8:00 p.m.

Mr. Henderson is survived by his wife, Marie Henderson; son, Kevin Henderson and special friend Janice Isbell; two daughters, Marian McGrady (Thomas) and Karen Melissa Henderson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ethan Franklin Henderson and Sula Mae Bryant Henderson; brothers, Arthur and Clyde Henderson; and sister, Betty Jane Hill.

Online memorials may be made at

Curtis and Son Funeral Home North Chapel will direct the service.

Scott Wayne White

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Scott Wayne White, age 52,  passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at his residence.  A funeral service will be held Friday, June 23 at 1:00 p.m. at Estelle Community Church with Pastor Mark Deason officiating.  Burial will follow in Estelle Community Church Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Thursday, June 22 at the church from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Crocket and Edna White and his son, Armand Thompson.

He is survived by his wife, Celia Faye White of Sylacauga; daughters, Teresa Lee Smith of Sylacauga and Patricia Yvone Weldon of Ariton; brothers, William Lynn White of Monroe, La., and Philip DeWayne White of Wisconsin; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William Lynn White, Brad Lowrey, Hosea Thompson, Philip DeWayne White, Christopher White, Shane White, Channon White, and Shane Whitlow.

He was a hard-working man, loving husband, a firm but loving father and grandfather to all his kids, the best big brother, a lover of Christ, a faithful believer, and the strongest man his family has ever known.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society in his name.

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Curtis and Son Funeral Home North Chapel will direct the service.