Funeral services for Ruth Johnston Bailey, age 82, of Wadley, were held on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at 2:30 PM from Wadley Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Wilson officiating. Burial followed at Wadley Cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bailey passed away on March 29, 2017 at her residence.
Survivors include: one daughter, Lynn Bailey Baggett (husband, Danny) of Wadley; one son, John Bailey of Wadley; two grandchildren, Zack Baggett (wife, Samantha) and Leigh Baggett Allen (husband, Matthew) both of Wadley; three great-grandchildren, Blakely Allen, Emmy Allen, and Cooper Allen all of Wadley; and two brothers, Manley Johnston and Doug Johnston.
Pallbearers were Zack Baggett, Matthew Allen, Adam Bailey, Jim Bailey, Matthew Davis, Ben Estes, and Ryan Kelley.
A Houston County native, Mrs. Bailey was born on March 30, 1934, the daughter of Aubrey Ellis and Madie Silcox Johnston. She was a member of Wadley Baptist Church and worked as a teacher in the Randolph County Schools System. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert Edward Bailey; daughter-in-law, Teresa M. Bailey; and two brothers, B.Z. Johnston and Henry Ellis Johnston.
The family requests donations be made to the Wadley Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 996, Wadley, Al. 36276.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke, was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mary Ann Sharp Carter 91, of White Plains, passed into her Heavenly home on Saturday April 1, 2017 at the East Alabama Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents Herschel and Lillian Sharp, husband Chester Clay Carter, Jr., and son James Robert (Bobby) Carter. She is survived by her son Chester Clay Carter, III (Brenda) granddaughter Heather Carter Templeton (Gary) grandson Chester Carter IV, (Christy) great grandchildren Gabe and Noah Templeton, Talley and Sydney Carter, sister Reba Price and nieces and nephews. Ann, one of the children, grew up on the family farm in White Plains and lived there until she married. Upon marriage she and her husband moved and made their home in Huntington, W.Va., where her sons were born. Ann (Carkey) a name given to her by her granddaughter and adopted by the family, was a loving Mother while pursuing her career as a secretary at Trinity Church Of God in Huntington.
Following her service at Trinity she worked at INCO Credit Union also in Huntington. Upon retirement in the 1980’s Chester, Jr. and Ann moved back to the family farm in White Plains. The farm once again became the “gathering place” for all the family. Her motto for family visiting was “to have fun, just don’t get hurt”. She loved her family so much and just loved gathering around the big family dining table and “holding court” as the family would say. A celebration of her life was held at Jeff Jones Funeral Home in LaFayette on Tuesday April 4, 2017 at 2PM with the Rev. Mike Campbell pastor of the Penton Church of God of which she was a member officiated, burial followed at the Sharp Family Cemetery in White Plains.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. John Holmes, MD and all the caring staff at LaFayette Nursing Home for the years of thoughtful and loving care of Miss Ann and to Brother Campbell for his dedication and weekly visits to see her. Each of you made her days happy and for that we are so appreciative. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to Penton Church of God 5011 Co. Rd. 114 LaFayette, Alabama 36862. On line condolences may be sent to jeffjonesfuneralhome.com Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette, was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Terrance James, 30, of Opelika, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Huntsville Hospital Systems in Huntsville, AL.
Funeral services were held on Monday, April 3, 2017, 1:00 p.m. CST at Pine Grove United Methodist Church inLaFayette, (White Plains community), Pastor Cecelia Broome; Officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Mr. James is survived by his mother and stepfather, Tonya (Melvin) Edwards, his father, John Lewis Huguley, four sisters, Doris James, Jasmine James and Marrissa Edwards, of Huntsville, AL and Katrena Edwards of Opelika, one uncle, Chris (Monica) James, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.
To sign the online guest book and express condolences please visit www.silmonseroyerfh.com
Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home in LaFayette, handled the arrangements.