Elkins Funeral Home

Betty Nell (Nipper) Hickman – Obituary

August 28, 2012

Betty Nell (Nipper) Hickman, age 80, of Florence, Alabama, passed peacefully at home on August 27, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 28, 1932 to Thomas D. and Vester (Kelley) Nipper. On December 6, 1946, she married the love of her life, Willie Smith Hickman. Mrs. Hickman believed in and […]


Michael “Mike” Curtis Jones – Obituary

August 27, 2012

Michael “Mike” Curtis Jones, age 65, of Rogersville, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2012. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesday at Elkins Funeral Home of Florence. Services will follow at 1 p.m. in the chapel, with President Gary Pettus, Steve Jones and Scott Jones officiating. Burial will be at Evergreen cemetery. […]


Ida Othell Gilchrist – Obituary

August 25, 2012

Ida Othell Gilchrist age 86 of Florence passed away Friday August 24, 2012. Visitation will be Monday from 10am till 11am at Elkins Funeral Home of Florence. Graveside services will be at Tri Cities Memorial Gardens at 11:30am with Dr. Richard Gillespie officiating. Ida was preceded by her husband J.W. Gilchrist. Son, James R. Gilchrist. […]


Ida Ophell Gilchrist – Death Notice

August 25, 2012

Ida Ophell Gilchrist, 86, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday at Elkins Funeral Home, Florence. Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.


James “Wimp” Winford Ellis – Obituary

August 25, 2012

James “Wimp” Winford Ellis, age 87, of Rogersville, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. Visitation will be at Elkins East Chapel Saturday evening from 6-8 p.m. Services will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, lying in state from 1-2 p.m. Brother Wendell White and great-grandson Phillip Collier will be officiating. Burial […]


Alline Rickard Kilburn – Obituary

August 23, 2012

Mrs. Alline Rickard Kilburn, 91, of Florence, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, at the home of her daughter. The family will receive friends at Elkins Funeral Home Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. The graveside service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Kenny Barfield will officiate. Mrs. Kilburn was a […]


Alline Rickard Kilburn – Death Notice

August 22, 2012

Alline Rickard Kilburn, 91, died Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Visitation will be 1-2:45 p.m. Thursday at Elkins Funeral Home. Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Kilburn was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Earl Kilburn.


Margaret Frances Gobbell Gamble – Obituary

August 21, 2012

Margaret Frances Gobbell Gamble was born August 24, 1944 and passed away August 19, 2012 after a short illness. Her family will receive friends at Elkins Funeral Home Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The graveside service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. Tommy Williams will officiate. Margaret was a Lauderdale […]


Ricky Dale Franklin – Death Notice

August 19, 2012

Ricky Dale Franklin,53, of Florence died Friday, August 17, 2012, at UAB Hospital. A graveside service will be 3pm Monday, August 20, 2012, at Richardson Cemetery in Waterloo, with Bro. Sonny Owens officiating.  Elkins Funeral Home is assisting the family. You are invited to sign the on-line guest registry at www.elkinsfh.com.


Mildred Louise (Penny) Thorne – Obituary

August 18, 2012

Mildred Louise (Penny) Thorne, 79, of Florence passed away August 17, 2012 after an extended illness.  Her passion was taking care of her yard and flowers, her love that she showed so much was for her precious pets. She was a Baptist by faith. Visitation will be Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Elkins Funeral Home from 6-8 […]


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