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franklin county times

Quinton Dollar

By Staff
Aug. 22, 2008
Quinton Roosevelt Dollar was born to John and Beulah Dollar on December 15, 1918 in Winston County. He passed away Aug. 22, 2008 at Ridgeview Health Services in Jasper. He was a retired teacher, having taught 40 years. He taught first through sixth grade at Poplar Springs for one year, and joined the Army during WWII. After returning home, he graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Vocational Agriculture. He taught at Pickens County later moving to Haleyville, where he retired as Director of Vocatonal Eudcation. He was a member of Rist Baptist Church in Haleyville, and a member of Haleyville Lion's Club and Masonic Lodge.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at Pinkard Funeral Home in Haleyville with Dr. Jim Cooley and Dr. T.B. Stringfellow officiating the service. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery in Addison.
Pallbearers for the service included David Miller, Randy Kilpatrick, Jimmy Setliff, Shannon Lollar, Harold Rhodes, Randy Masters, Tom Williams, and Vann Knight.
Mr. Dollar is survived by son, Teddy Dollar of Haleyville; daughters Billie (Bruce) Bushe of Eufala, and Jimmy Nell Dollar of Cullman; sister, Tressie Porter; grandchildren, Tara (Clay) Williams of Birmingham, Ty Dollar of Haleyville and Lee Dollar of Clovis, NM; great-grandsons, Miles and Walker Williams of Birmingham; and a number of dear sisters and brothers in law, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Porter Dollar; son, Freddie Dollar; grandson, Gabe Dollar; parents, John and Beulah Dollaar; brothers, Jack and Jim Dollar.
Leonard Hicks
Aug. 23, 2008
Leonard Ray Hicks, age 48, of Tuscumbia, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Spruce Pine, and was a native of Russellville. He was a 1979 graduate of Russellville High School. He was owner and operator of Shoals Truck and Trailer in Tuscumbia. He was known for his love, devoation, hard work, and friendship to both family and friends.
Mr. Hicks is survived by his wife, Debbie Hicks of Tuscumbia; parents, Aldon and Gaynell Hicks of Russellville; children, Josh Hicks of Russellville, Jabe Christman, Jennifer Christman, Megan Hicks, April Christman, Haley McCarthy, and Charlie Collier of Tuscumbia; sister, Debra Lawler (Michael) of Phil Campbell; brother, Robert (Ann) Hicks of Spruce Pine; grandchildren, Skyler, Caleb and Caden.
Funeral services were held Aug. 26, 2008 at Morrison Funeral Home in Tuscumbia with Marty Rayburn officiating.
The family would like to thank all friends and loved ones for their continued support and prayers through this difficult time.
Kenneth J. "Joe" Lewis
Aug. 25, 2008
Kenneth H. "Joe" Lewis, 84, of Russellville, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Helen Keller Hospital.
Mr. Lewis was a lifetime resident of Franklin County and member of First Baptist Church in Russellville. He was an Army veteran who served in WWII and retired from Ford Motor Company with 21 years of service.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, at Pinkard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville with Bro. Barry Holcomb and Dr. Gene Balding officiating. Burial will follow in Franklin Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Survivors include daughters, Deborah (Danny) McCollum, of Nashville, Tenn., Yvonne Lewis, of Russellville; grandson, David (Heather) McCollum, of Nashville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Danny Lewis, Ronnie Lewis, Randy Lewis, William Lewis, Danny McCollum and David McCollum.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Elizabeth Lewis; parents, Amos Harve and Ada Alliene Lewis; brothers, A.H. "Junior" Lewis and C.A. "Charlie" Lewis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 326, Russellville, AL 35653.
The family would like to thank Hospice of the Shoals, third floor nurses of Helen Keller Hospital, Dr. Randy Pounders, Dr. Lynn Ridgeway and Dr. Sean Rhuland for the professional care they gave to our loved one.