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Betty J. Adamson

By Staff
December 9, 2008
Betty Jane Streetman Adamson, 72, of Phil Campbell, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, at her residence.
She was a lifelong resident of Phil Campbell and a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Phil Campbell. She was employed with Northwest-Shoals Community College as a part-time librarian.
Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. at Pinkard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville with Bro. Sammy Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Franklin Memory Gardens.
She is survived by her children, Cindy Taylor and husband Danny of Haleyville, Michael Adamson of Hackleburg, Edith Stanfield of Australia, Danny Ray Adamson and wife Sonya Adamson of Haleyville and James Andrew Adamson and wife Kim of Spruce Pine; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Adamson; parents, Fred and Viola Streetman; and sister, Edith Pearl Wells.
Pinkard Funeral Home assisted the family.
Austin Nelson Holden
December 8, 2008
Nelson Holden, 88, of Mitchell-Hollingsworth in Florence, formerly of Spruce Pine, Ala., passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at ECM Hospital in Florence.
He was a native of Franklin County and a member of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church. He was retired from TVA and Shook &Fletcher.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Pinkard Funeral Home Chapel in Russellville with Bro. Jerome Sherrill and Bro. Mike Stancil officiating. Burial was in Franklin Memory Gardens in Russellville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Madge Pursley Holden; brothers, Odie Holden and Herman Holden; and sisters, Nola Burfield and Lou Ella Massey.
He is survived by his children, Leon Holden and wife Jan of Montgomery, Dorothy Stancil and husband Lonnie of Spruce Pine, Linda Vinson and husband Ronald of Phil Campbell, Jeanette Bray and husband David of Spruce Pine, Paulette Ledbetter and husband Ken of Hamilton, Robert Holden and wife Stacy of Wetumpka and Ann Hicks and husband Robert of Spruce Pine; brother, Troy Holden of Russellville; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Shane Stancil, Bill Bray, Andrew Bray, Matthew Vinson, Wesley Holden, Aaron Ledbetter, Blake Holden and Corey Nicholson.
The family gives a special thanks to the Mitchell-Hollingsworth nursing staff.
Pinkard Funeral Home assisted the family.
Otha Laney West
December 8, 2008
Otha Laney West, 58, of Phil Campbell, Ala., passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2008, at Shoals Hospital.
He lived all his life in Franklin County and was a member of Phil Campbell Church of God. He was a self-employed truck driver.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Dec. 9 at Pinkard Funeral Home in Russellville with Donald Davis and Benjamin Phillips officiating. Burial was in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Phil Campbell.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda West; children, Chris West and Audrey Stiles, both of Phil Campbell; sister, Libby DeVaney of Spruce Pine; brother, Wayne West of Spruce Pine; grandchild, Bethany Stiles; step-grandchild, Natalie Stiles; and five nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otha and Retha West.
Mac Gober
December 7, 2008
Mac Gober, 66, of Red Bay, Ala, passed away Sunday, December 7, 2008, at Jackson General Hospital in Jackson, Tenn.
He was born November 20, 1942 in Franklin County, Ala., to James Dalton and Lena Haithcock Gober. He was a heavy equipment operator for 20 years.
Graveside services were Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Sparks Chapel Cemetery in Vina with Bro. Mark McCrancy officiating with burial following the service.
He is survived by his sisters, Christine Gober Martin and husband David and Edith Carroll, all of Red Bay; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Wilburn Gober and Jack Gober.
Pallbearers were Cody Martin, Nick Carroll, George Strawbridge, David Martin and Bruce Gober.
Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay assisted the family.
Stanley Hargett
December 3, 2008
Stanley Hargett, 89, of Vina, Ala., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan, Ill.
He was born August 4, 1919, in Franklin County, Ala., to Barton and Hattie Pounders Hargett. He was a chemical operator with Abbotts. He was a member of Burnout Missionary Baptist Church and a U. S. Navy veteran who served during World War II.
Funeral services were Thursday, Dec. 11 at Burnout Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Dan Hindman and Brent Townsend officiating. Burial was in Burnout Cemetery in Vina.
He is survived by his children, Mary Keulen, David Hargett and wife Angela, all of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., and Peggy Sue Steele and husband Cal of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Orville Hargett of Zion, Ill.; grandchildren, Kim Keulen, Shawn Keulen, Tom Hargett, Buddy Hargett, Robin Hargett, Ray Steele and Rachael Steele; and seven great-grandchildren, Anthony, Breanna, Jordan, Blake, Matthew, Andrew and Bekah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis Thorn Hargett; his parents; sisters, Velvie Morrow and Liller Bell Ray; and obrother, Vuin Hargett.
Pallbearers were Tom Hargett, Buddy Hargett, Shawn Keulen, Billy Freeman, Anthony Keulen and Richard Townsend. Honorary pallbearers were Jordan Keulen, Blake Keulen, Matthew Hargett and Brent Townsend.
Deaton Funeral Home of Red Bay assisted the family.

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