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John DeWitt Richards, Jr.

January 19, 2021

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of John DeWitt Richards, Jr., on January 16, 2021 at the age of 86, just as the sun was setting over his beloved Tennessee River. John was born on July 5, 1934 in Kingston, Pennsylvania to John DeWitt Richards and Rosella Cunningham Richards. After serving in the United […]


Betty Faye Behel Gray

January 18, 2021

Betty Faye Behel Gray, 79 of Florence, AL passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. Mrs. Gray was preceded in death by her husband, Morris Gray; parents, Sel and Vera Behel; brother, Billy Ray Behel. Survivors include her daughter, Beverly Wallace (Donnie). A private burial will be held at Mt Zion Cemetery with Elkins Funeral […]


Orville Earl Hampel

January 17, 2021

Orville Earl Hampel of Florence, Alabama August 26, 1932 – January 16, 2021 Orville Earl Hampel, Sr., 88, of Florence died Saturday, January 16, 2021, at his residence. No services are planned at this time and Elkins East Chapel is assisting the family.


Betty Bouler Keller

January 17, 2021

 Florence lost one of its most beloved long-time residents with the passing of Betty Bouler Keller, 90, January 15th. She was born May 17, 1930 in Thomasville, AL, a graduate of Auburn University, homemaker, and active in church and community projects. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse A. Keller, her parents, Thomas […]


Coleman Earl Kimbrell

January 17, 2021

Coleman Earl Kimbrell, 90, of Florence died Saturday, January 16, 2021, at his residence.A graveside service will be Saturday, January 23, 2021, 2 PM at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens, with Dr. Marti Kimbrell Williams officiating.  Elkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Betty Faye Gray

January 16, 2021

Betty Faye Gray of Florence, Alabama September 21, 1941 – January 16, 2021 Betty Faye Gray, 79, of Florence died Saturday, January 16, 2021 at NAMC. Arrangements are incomplete at this time.


Betty Bouler Keller

January 16, 2021

Betty Bouler Keller, 90, of Florence died Friday, January 15, 2021, at NAMC. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 15, 2021, 1-2 PM at Woodmont Baptist Church.  Celebration of Life will follow at 2 PM. Elkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Azalia W. Shaw

January 16, 2021

Azalia W. Shaw, 82, of Florence passed away on January 14, 2021. She was a longtime member of the Northwood United Methodist Church, devoted to her family, many friends, and church family. Her pride, joy, and person was her loving husband of 62 years, Jerry Shaw, who she loved sharing her life with. Azalia is […]


Mary Alice Smith

January 14, 2021

Mary Alice Smith, 60, of Rogersville died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at NAMC. Visitation will be Friday, January 15, 2021, 12:30-1:30 PM at Elkins East Chapel.  A graveside service will be at 2 PM at Civitan Cemetery with Alex Bayes officiating. She was a member of the Rogersville Church of Christ. Mrs. Smith was preceded […]


Willowdean Brown Ballew

January 13, 2021

Willowdean Brown Ballew, 77 of Muscle Shoals crossed into eternal life with her Lord Jesus on January 8, 2021.  A private graveside will be held with her family. You’re invited to leave online condolences at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com


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