Rideout’ Brown Service

Danny Leon Braswell

March 1, 2021

Graveside for Danny Leon Braswell, 73, Decatur passed away February 25, 2021 at his residence. The family will visit with friends at the grave-site from 12:30 until service time at 1:00 PM Thursday March 4, 2021 due to COVID restrictions. Mr. Braswell is preceded in death parents Leon & Dorothy Braswell his Sister Paula Robichaud, […]


F. Willis Vickery

March 1, 2021

The Reverend Doctor F. Willis Vickery, age 89, Decatur died February 28 at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 1, 1931 in Columbia, Tennessee to the late Norman and Hilda Vickery. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Virginia, his brother, Wayne (Ann), his brother-in-law, Fred […]


Doris June Hutchins

February 23, 2021

Doris June Hutchins, 87, died February 21, 2021. Ridout’s Brown-Service will announce arrangements.


Billy Meadows

February 22, 2021

Billy Meadows, 79, of Decatur passed away at his residence on February 20th, 2021 surrounded by his family. A visitation will be on Wednesday February 24, 2021 at Mount Hope Methodist Church from 11:00 until 12:30 with a graveside to follow at the church Cemetery. Brother Bruce Ward will be officiating and Ridout’s Brown-Service directing. […]


David And Gwen Glenn

February 15, 2021

David And Gwen Glenn of Decatur, Alabama February 11, 2021 David and Gwen Glennthin 3 weeks of each other this year. They were married for 48 years. Gwen was a 25 year employee at Decatur Morgan Hospital. David was a retired Navy chief and past master of the Rising Sun Lodge # 29. They are […]


Thomas Arvin “Shorty” Hendrix

February 12, 2021

Thomas Arvin “Shorty” Hendrix passed away peacefully in Decatur, AL on February 6, 2021.  He was born June 20, 1924, in Hartselle, AL to Elis and Gracie Lee Hendrix.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Helen Roan and Lillian Burris; brother Bryant Hendrix; and wife, Inez “Cricket” Hendrix. Thomas served his country […]


Charles (Pop) Preston Bownds

February 12, 2021

Charles (Pop) Preston Bownds Nov 25, 1931 to Feb 10, 2021   Pop as we called him was born in Johnson City, Texas to Richmond J. Bownds and Cleo Patrick Bownds. Pop’s parents were school principal and teacher. Pop graduated from the University of Houston with a Pharmacy degree and worked as a Pharmacist for […]


Marguerite Lynn

February 9, 2021

Marguerite Lynn, age 94, resident of El Reposo Nursing Facility in Florence, AL, died Sunday, Feb 7, 2021.  Mrs. Lynn was born in Bessemer, AL, but lived in Decatur, AL, and was a beloved member of Beltline Church of Christ for over 60 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Mary Leah (Van […]


Wanda Pirtle Griffin

February 7, 2021

Wanda Pirtle Griffin, 86, died February 4, 2021. The family will have a graveside service at 2 p.m. Monday in Roselawn Cemetery


Anna Mary Farris

February 2, 2021

  Our precious mother, Anna Mary Farris, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Mary was an exceptional wife and mother. She cared deeply for her family, friends, and neighbors. She loved unconditionally! She did this not out of obligation, but because of who she was. She was always the first to offer help to […]


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