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Carol Ann Hinton Butts
Carol Ann Hinton Butts, 63, of Meridian, Miss., passed away Monday, February 15, 2021, at Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, Miss. She was born December 14, 1957, in Salem, Org. Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler.
She is survived by: her sons Jason Butts, Christian Branning; daughters Crystal Butts, Chelsey Butts, Cara Thacker (Clyde), and Cayley Hunt (Ethan); grandchildren Johnathan Simmons, Cherish Butts, Tori Butts, Nathan Loper, Jacob Loper, Christy Loper, Brayleigh Branning, Kameran Branning, Jensen Thacker, and Rowan Thacker; two grandchildren Grayson and Julian; brothers Steve Hinton and Joe Harper; sisters Theresa Smith, Anna Harper, Susie Harper, and Linda Hinton; nieces, Ashley Price and Tierra Combs.
She was preceded in death by her mother Leona Harper; and grandmother Hazel McCoy.
Little Miss Ma’Kenzley “Snuggles” Colvin
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Little Miss Ma’Kenzley Colvin, 4, of Emelle. The home going celebration will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, 11 a.m. at New Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, 1716 Mobile Rd., S. W. , Aliceville. The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in New Cemetery, 196 Valleyview Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Kennedy Kirkland is the pastor of New Bethany Primitive Baptist Church. Rev. Marcus McKinstry, great uncle of little Miss Colvin, will be the eulogist. *FOR THE HEALTH and SAFETY OF EVERYONE, Alabama 6 Feet Distancing Regulations Applies To Both The Funeral Service and Interment. MASK WEARING IS REQUIRED. SEATING WILL BE LIMITED. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing.
Survivors are the Colvin, Hudgins, and McKinstry families.
Baby Boy Dimitri Va’Shawn Childs
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of precious Baby Boy Dimitri Va’Shawn Childs on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Brookwood Medical Center, Birmingham. There will be no public visitation. The graveside home going celebration and interment were held on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at noon in New Cemetery, 196 Valleyview Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Marcus McKinstry, uncle of baby boy Dimitri Va’Shawn Childs, was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing.
Survivors are the Childs, Hudgins, McKinstry and Smith families.
Iva Dill
Graveside services for Iva Dill, 93, of Emelle will be held Thursday, February 25, 2021, at 10 a.m. at the Central Cemetery in Emelle with Rev. Wilson Kilpatrick officiating. Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com to sign the online register and post condolences to the family. Arrangements by Bumpers Funeral Home of York.
Mrs. Dill passed away at Sumter Health and Rehab on Monday, February 22, 2021. She was born September 11, 1927, in New Madrid, Missouri. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and everyone who had the privilege of knowing her.
Survivors include her sons, Dennis Dill; Richard Dill (Barbara); Terry Dill (Janet); and Bruce Dill; grandchildren, Jason Dill (Therese), Brandi Grace (Ronnie), Amy Griggs (Jon), Austin Dill (Amy), Cody Dill (Alyson), and Presley Dill; great-grandchildren, Jacob Dill, Mackenzie Dill, Jacob Allen Dill, Brodie Daniel Dill, J.W. Dill, Tuff Dill, Cole Grace, Fallon Grace, Kaelin Griggs, Avery Griggs, and Emory Griggs; and sister, Carol Jean St Mary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Mary Schuerenburg; husband, Lee Allen Dill; five sisters, and one brother.
Pallbearers will be her sons and grandsons.
Nathaniel “Nate” Hall
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Mr. Nathaniel “Nate” Hall , 79 of Orange Park, Fla., formerly of Pickensville, on Thursday, February 11, 2021. The graveside home going celebration and interment were held on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Beebe Chapel Church Cemetery, 170 Old Columbus, Rd., Pickensville. Rev. Eddie J. Wilkins, pastor of Saint Andrews Missionary Baptist Church, Chicago, Ill., was the eulogist. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing.
Survivors are the Hall and Wilkins families.
Gelisa Nicole “G” Hudgins
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Ms. Gelisa Nicole “G” Hudgins, 28, of Emelle, formerly of Aliceville, on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Geiger. The home going celebration will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, 11 a.m. at New Bethany Primitive Baptist Church, 1716 Mobile Rd., S. W., Aliceville. The body will lie in state in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in New Cemetery, 196 Valleyview Rd., Aliceville. Rev. Kennedy Kirkland is the pastor of New Bethany Primitive Baptist Church. Rev. Marcus McKinstry, uncle of Ms. Hudgins, will be the eulogist.
Shelley McGhee
Graveside services for Shelley McGhee, 66, was 11 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Mortuary. Smith’s Mortuary, Boligee, directing.
James Robinson, Jr.
Graveside services for James Robinson, Jr., 71, was 2 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021 at First Baptist Church in Union. Visitation was Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Mortuary. Smith’s Mortuary, Boligee, directing.
Darren Woldridge
It is with deepest sorrow that Lavender’s Funeral Service announces the passing of Mr. Darren Woldridge, 59, of Aliceville, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Miss. Visitation will be Friday, February 26, 2021 from 3:30-5 p.m. at Lavender’s Funeral Service. The home going celebration will be Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 1 p.m. in the James & Lola Lavender Memorial Chapel of Lavender’s Funeral Service, 11233 Hwy. 17, Aliceville. The body will lie in state in the chapel one hour prior to the service. Internment will be in Magnolia Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 9654 Hwy. 14, Aliceville. Bishop Willie Cole, pastor of True Vine Church, Aliceville, will be the eulogist. *FOR THE HEALTH & SAFETY OF EVERYONE, Alabama 6 Feet Distancing Regulations Applies To This Funeral Service & Interment. MASK WEARING IS REQUIRED. Lavender’s Funeral Service, Aliceville, 205-373-2420, directing. Survivors are the Woldridge and Thompson families.