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Margaret Watts Rieder – Obituary

May 24, 2017

Margaret Watts Rieder departed this life to be with her Lord on May 23, 2017, at age 97. She was a Huntsville native, born here on February 27, 1920, to Clarence L. Watts and Inez Looney Watts. Margaret attended Huntsville public schools and then Samford University as a scholarship recipient. She completed her college education […]


Betty Walker – Obituary

May 23, 2017

Betty Walker, 84, of Huntsville, passed away Sunday. Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Wilburn Walker and grandson, Russell Hamilton. Survivors include sons, Craig Walker (Deborah) of Bowling Green, KY and Steve Walker (Cathy) of Fayetteville, TN; daughter, Anita Czachurski (John) of Huntsville; sister, Doris Greer of Altoona, AL; grandchildren, Barbara […]


Sara Buford Welch – Obituary

May 23, 2017

 Sara Buford Welch of Huntsville passed away at home Thursday after a long illness. She was 80 years old. Sara was a longtime resident of Huntsville, moving here in 1956 with her husband Harry, after growing up in Asheville, NC. She was married to Harry for over 60 years before he passed away in March of […]


Dorothy Brown Hess – Obituary

May 18, 2017

Dorothy Brown Hess, 84, of Huntsville, passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness. Mrs. Hess, a native of Madison County and a resident of Huntsville for almost 70 years, was the seventh of 10 children born to Walter Carlyle Brown and Hattie Knox Brown. Mrs. Hess was preceded in death by her parents, seven of […]


Kenneth Edward Riggs – Obituary

May 18, 2017

Kenneth Edward Riggs, his four daughters’ first love, and his devoted wife’s only love, was welcomed into Heaven by Jesus and a host of angels in the early hours of May 18, 2017. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 14, 1924 and celebrated his 93rd birthday this year. Ken was the only child […]


William Van Carrin – Obituary

May 16, 2017

William Van Carrin of Huntsville was called Home to the arms of Jesus on May 13th, 2017. Van was born January 4th, 1950 in Miami, Florida. He worked at Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for 35 years. Van enjoyed photography, scuba diving, traveling, Miami Hurricanes and Alabama football, and spending time with his loving family. Van […]


Troy P. Smart – Obituary

May 13, 2017

Troy P. Smart, age 40, of Madison, AL, has lost his long battle with cancer and crossed over the River to be with the Lord on May 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his Father, Lt. Col. Richard W. Smart. Troy is survived by his Mother, Margaret Smart Sanders (Doc), two sons (Tyler […]


William ‘Bill’ Ames Davis, Jr. – Obituary

May 13, 2017

 Dr. William ‘Bill’ Ames Davis, Jr. passed away May 4th at the Floyd E. ‘Tut’ Fann State Veterans Home in Huntsville, AL at the age of 89. He was preceded in death by his parents, Era Pearl ‘Peggy’ Davis and William Ames Davis, Sr.; his wife, Bernice Janene Noffsinger; brother, Richard Norfleet Davis; daughter, Janet […]


Aline Creighton – Obituary

May 13, 2017

Aline Creighton, 96, of Huntsville, passed away Friday. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Creighton. Aline was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Survivors include daughters, Aline Weldon, Townley Whalen, Edith Harmon and Susan Wymer; son, Milton Creighton; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. […]


J. B. Ward – Obituary

May 10, 2017

J. B. Ward, 59, of Huntsville, passed away Tuesday. Mrs. Ward was preceded in death by her father, Paul Charles Bayruns. She was a Domestic Violence Court Advocate for ten years. She loved her dogs, and all animals. Survivors include her husband, David Ward; son, Ryan Paul Hoplamazian; mother, Ann Bayruns; sister, Cathy Vitari; niece, […]


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