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Obituaries – June 18 Edition

Lee Agnes Baughn

 

Funeral service for Mrs. Lee Agnes Baughn, 92, of Alexander City, was Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Pastor Glenn Hendrix officiated. Burial followed in the Hillview Memorial Park.

Mrs. Baughn passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Chapman Healthcare Center. She was born on February 4, 1929, in Gamble Mining, Ala., to Amos Newton Richardson and Lilly Mae Prescott Richardson. She was a member of The Church of God in Goodwater. Agnes was an avid poetry writer. She enjoyed baking for church missions, reading her Bible and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her son, Dennis Alan Baughn (Sharon); daughter, Debbie Lee Westbrook; grandchildren, Stephanie Ann Akins (Jeffrey), Jeremy David Westbrook (Anna), Stephen Alan Baughn, Jennifer Lee Tenold (Josh), Scott Adam Baughn (Mandy); great-grandchildren, Gavin Addison Tenold (fiancé, Liz), Hayden Ashton Tenold, Piper Westbrook, Corbie Isaac Baughn, Ellery Baughn, Mattheus Akins, Jaiden Akins; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Baughn; parents; son-in-law, David Westbrook; sisters, Ada Mae Spaulding, Alta Cornelius and Margene Basenburg; and brothers, Amos Richardson Jr., Carl Richardson and Buddy Richardson.

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

Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Melinda Brown

 

Funeral service for Mrs. Melinda Brown, 75, of Rockford, was Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Dr. Josh Sammons officiated. Burial followed in the Rehobeth United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021, at her residence. She was born on July 19, 1945, in Alexander City to James Otis Yates and Audney Luranie Mahan Yates. She was a member of Rockford Baptist Church. Melinda could be described as “Dynamite in a little package.” She was a well-dressed and elegant southern lady. She enjoyed traveling with her family, going out to eat and going on cruises. Most importantly she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was always there for her family.

She is survived by her son, David Brian Miller (Deborah); daughter, Emily Miller Jacobs; stepsons, Dwayne Brown (Rita), Darrin Brown (Anne Marie), Ronnie Brown (Donna); nine grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Sandra Yates Mitchell; and niece, Jennifer Mitchell Spradley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Frank Brown, and parents.

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

Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

John Raymond Forbus

 

Funeral service for Mr. John Raymond Forbus, 77, of Alexander City, was Monday, June 14, 2021, at the West End Baptist Church. Rev. Donald DeLee officiated. Burial followed in the Fishpond Cemetery.

Mr. Forbus passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021, at Russell Medical. He was born on June 5, 1944, in Alexander City to Arnold Arthur Forbus and Etta Laverne Fuller Forbus. Mr. Forbus was a faithful and active member and deacon of West End Baptist Church. He was a wonderful Christian man and always put others first. He was very humble, loving, caring, giving, and selfless. He loved his family very much and was an amazing provider. He taught and instilled in his family a hard work ethic and taught his boys to be men and how to take care of their families. He worked for Russell Corporation for 43 years and retired as an Assistant Supervisor. He enjoyed gardening, raising chickens, cutting grass, watching wrestling and Alabama football. Mr. Forbus had a great sense of humor and loved pulling a prank on others.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Martha Jean Hornsby Forbus of Alexander City; daughters, Patricia Jean Pike (Charles) of Alexander City and Priscilla Dean Jones (Keith Smith) of Millbrook; sons, Johnny Forbus (Melinda) of Alexander City, Billy Wayne Forbus (Kerry) of Alexander City and John R. Forbus Jr. (Bethany) of Hanover; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; brothers, Walter Forbus (Frances) of Montgomery and James Forbus (Marcia) of Boise, Idaho; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ruby Dean; brothers, Wayne Forbus, Ronald Forbus and Billy Forbus; and granddaughter, Joanie Wilkerson.

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

Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

 

Steven A. “Dino” Williams

 

Steven A. “Dino” Williams, age 40, of Sylacauga, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021. Steven was born July 2, 1980, to Barbara Harris and Tommy Williams.

He was a machinist for M&N Alloy and a huge Alabama fan.

Steven was preceded in death by his father, Tommy Williams, and step-father, Aaron Harris; sister, Debbie Smith; grandfather, Aubrey Williams; grandmother, Belle Williams; grandmother, Mae Lambert; and grandfather, Willie Lambert.

Steven is survived by his son, Trevor Williams; daughter, Makayla “Lil Bit” Williams; mother, Barbara Harris; sister, Angie Bradford (Joby) of Hollins; sister, Kelly Frazier (Kevin) of Brewton; brother, Greg Williams (Phyllis) of Alexander City; and brother, Carl Williams (Sheila) of Goodwater.

Steven also leaves a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends to cherish his memory.

Serving as pallbearers were Brandon Matson, Aric Murchison, Shane McDonald, Chris Minor, Caleb Scott, and Chase Gray.

A funeral service occurred Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Radney-Smith Funeral Home.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at www.dignitymemorial.com/funeral-homes/sylacauga-al/radney-smith-funeral-home/8516.

Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga directed the services.

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