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Darlene Hanna


Visitation for Mrs. Darlene Hanna, 57, of Kellyton, was Monday, April 10, 2023, at Radney Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hanna passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at her residence. She was born on May 27, 1965, in Alexander City to Bobby Baker and Juanita Baker. Mrs. Darlene enjoyed spending time with her family at their place on Socopatoy Creek and Lake Martin. She enjoyed kayaking, fishing, swimming, boat riding, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Ricky Hanna of Kellyton; son, Christopher Hanna (Marie) of Kellyton; daughter, Courtney Davis (Brandon) of Sylacauga; parents, Bobby and Juanita Baker of Alexander City; grandchildren, Allie Hanna and Jordan Hanna, both of Kellyton; brother, Ronnie Baker (Joan) of Alexander City; and other extended family.

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Radney Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


Henry J. Roddam

Funeral service for Henry J. Roddam, 68, of Stewartville, will be Saturday, April 15, 2023, at 4 p.m. at Radney-Smith Chapel. Dr. Danny Courson will be officiating over the service. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Sylacauga. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. till 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Roddam died Wednesday, April 12, 2023, at home. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Dudley Roddam and Mary Elizabeth (Ellis) Roddam; and his son, Henry Joseph Roddam.

He is survived by his wife, Lesia Roddam; daughter, Victoria Roddam (Austin Smith); son, Matthew Thompson (Stefani); daughter, Melinda Jones (Chris); nephew, Caleb Walker (Katilyn); seven grandchildren, Savannah Jones, Jennah Jones, Jett Jones, Isabella Walker, Alana Thompson, Bentley Jones, and Avery Kate Thompson.

He is also survived by his sister; Marie Olechea (Carlos).

He leaves behind a host of friends from all over the world, a beloved grand-dog, a plethora of farm animals, and a love of the Troy Trojans.

His success in broadcast journalism gave him opportunities, including presidential events and worldwide news. These opportunities led him to travel to Africa, Jerusalem and so many destinations in the U.S. and across the globe. His coverage of numerous natural disasters gave him the chance to help those whose lives were affected. His love of his career led him to meet the love of his life, his wife, Lesia.

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Radney-Smith Funeral Home in Sylacauga will direct the services.

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