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Arab Today is happy to provide space for local Obituary and Funeral Announcements. All obituary and funeral announcement information is provided by the participating funeral homes. Please contact the individual funeral homes to request additional information, to let them know you appreciate this service or to request a greater participation. ~ Editor - Arab Today.
 

Gober Funeral Chapel
1331 Guntersville Rd. Arab
Phone: 256-586-8111
Information Line: 256-931-7234
Serving Arab and the surrounding communities since 1954  
 
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                    Monday,  September 15 , 2014

Franklin Purser age 73, of Arab passed away Monday Sept. 15, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral Service will be Wed. Sept. 17, 2014, at 1 PM at New Beginning Church with burial in the adjoining cemetery.  Visitation will be at the Church Tues. Sept. 16, 2014,  from 5 PM until 8 PM.  The body will also lie in state at the Church on Wednesday from 10 AM until Service time at 1 PM. 



Past Services............................

Hazel Whitaker age 91, of Arab passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014 at Shepherd's Cove. Funeral Service was Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at New Brashiers Chapel Church. Burial was in the adjoining cemetery. Visitation was Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Gober Funeral Chapel from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. 
 

Roger Isom age 58, of Arab passed away Tues. Aug. 26, 2014, at Marshall Medical Center North.  Funeral Service was Thurs. Aug. 28, 2014, at 2 PM at Community Church with burial in Rocky Mount Cemetery.  Visitation was Wednesday from 5 PM until 8 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel and Thursday from 10 AM until 2 PM at Community Church. 

        
Carol Parker age 71, of Union Grove passed away Sat. Aug. 23, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital.  Funeral Service was Wed. Aug. 27, 2014, at 11 AM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery.  Visitation was Tues. from 6 PM until 8 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel. 

Ira Mae Hornbuckle Tidmore McDonnell age 92, of Arab passed away Tues. Aug. 19, 2014, at Shepherd's Cove.  Funeral Service was Friday Aug. 22, 2014, at 2 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in Rescue Cemetery.  Visitation was Friday from 1 PM until 2 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel. 

Frank Whitehead age 76, of Somerville, passed away Tues. Aug. 19, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral Service was Friday Aug. 22, 2014, at 7 PM at Brindlee Mountain Chapel with Visitation from 5 PM until 7 PM .  Burial was Sat. Aug. 23, 2014, at 10 AM at Rescue Cemetery.  


Patsy Fay Smith age 71, of Joppa passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her residence. Graveside Service was Sat. Aug. 23, 2014, at 2 PM at Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery.  


Lila Mae Owens  age 94, of Arab passed away Wednesday August 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center Arab.  Funeral Service was Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014, at 4 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in New Friendship Cemetery.  Visitation was Thurs. from 2 PM until 4 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel. 

Lawrence G. Dahl   age 88, of Arab passed away Thurs. Aug. 14, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral Service will be Tues. Aug. 19, 2014, at 2 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in Guntersville City Cemetery.  Visitation will be Tues. from Noon until Service time at 2 PM.  

Melba Benton age 71 of Lacey's Spring passed away Wednesday August 13, 2014, at Shepherd's Cove. Memorial Service was Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Lacey's Spring.

Tommy Jack Roberson age 71, of Arab passed away Thurs. August 14, 2014, at his Daughter's home in Guntersville.  A Memorial Service was held Sat. Aug. 16, 2014, at 4 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to Arab Girl's Softball for field repairs or Alacare Hospice. 

Linda Whisenant , age 66 of Union Grove (Allen's Crossroads), passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at her residence. Funeral Service was Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, August 8, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel.




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Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel
1340 North Main Street ~ Post Office Box 827
Arab, Alabama  35016 - Office Phone: (256) 586-4100
 
Obituary Information Announcement Line: 256-931-7277  or You May
Visit our Web Site at - www.arabheritagememorialchapel.com
 
 
Friday - September 19, 2014





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Past Service Announcement...


James Allen "Buddy" Wilkes, 79 of Arab died Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Marshall Medical Center North.

Mr. Wilkes was born March 20, 1935 in Jefferson County, the son of James H. and Eva A. Wilkes. He and the former Wanda Burke were married 60 years and have called Arab their home since 1985; they were previously from Huntsville.

He was of the United Methodist Faith and a duel member of Masonic Lodges, Arab Masonic Lodge 663 F. & A. M. and Solar Lodge 914 F. & A. M., Huntsville and also Past Master of Solar Lodge.

He is survived by his wife: Wanda Wilkes; two sons and a daughter-in-law: Danny Ray Wilkes and Thomas Wayne and Sandra Wilkes; a daughter and son-in-law: Eva Dianne "Missy" Wilkes-Campbell and Jonathan; grandchildren: Phillip Andrew Wilkes, Stephen Edward Wilkes, Amanda Brooke Wilkes, Jason Patrick Campbell and Justin Michael Campbell; two sisters: Ruth Sizemore and Joyce Kelley; several nieces, nephews, other family members and many dear friends; preceded in death by a son: James Ronald Wilkes, his parents: James and Eva Wilkes, three brothers: Harold, John and Lewis Wilkes and two sisters: Kathryn Wilkes Sizemore and Dorothy Wilkes.

Memorial service was 4:00 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2014 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, Reverend Terry Burke, officiating; Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.

There was no visitation prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers the family has suggested memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.


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Past Service Announcement...


Janet Carol Lemons Sutton, 61 of Union Grove died Sunday, September 14, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Sutton was born July 19, 1953 in Madison County the daughter of Leonard and Lois Lemons. She was a lifetime resident of the Morgan City area and a 1971 graduate of Union Hill High School.

She was a secretary with Redstone Arsenal; she loved her children and family, enjoyed going to town and Face Book. She was married 19 years to Gary Dale Sutton when he preceded her in death November 6, 2002.

She is survived by a son: Derek Alexander Sutton; a daughter: Pamela Renee Sutton; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Hilda and Richard Buckshaw, Judy and Hershel Metcalf and Ernestine and Bill Carter and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Brindlee Mountain Chapel, Morgan City Brother Mylon Metcalf, officiating. Burial was in Rescue Cemetery, Brindlee Mountain Chapel, Morgan City and Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.

Pallbearers were Danny Carter, James Coble, Alan Crouch, Brian Ingram, Greg Metcalf, Jeff Rogers, Mike Rogers and Chuck Sutton.

Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Brindlee Mountain Chapel, Morgan City.


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Past Service Announcement...


Jason Ray "Buck" Buckley, 47 of Union Grove, the Morgan City area died Friday, September 12, 2014 in Madison, the results of a tree trimming accident.

Mr. Buckley was born October 28, 1966 in Tyler, Texas, the son of Truitt and Alice Buckley. He was married 7 years to the former Kimberly Goben (Shelton) and has lived in the Morgan City area for the past 2 years. He was owner, operator of Bucks Tree Service and enjoyed riding dirt bikes, motorcycles, video gaming and fishing; he also loved cars and was active in pet rescues.

He is survived by his wife: Kim Shelton; two daughters: Dale Drinkard and Nicole Drinkard; two grandchildren: Micah Hostios and Ava Drinkard; four brothers and sisters-in-law: Jimmy Don and Tonya Johnston, Jesse Wayne Buckley, Tracy Lee and Rhonda Buckley and Jim and Ester Oettle; a sister and brother-in-law: Betty and Jimmy Rice; several nieces, nephews and cousins; house parents: Pop and Ma Hoyle, God Father: John Chambless and many dear friends.

Funeral service was 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Brindlee Mountain Chapel, Morgan City, Brother Randy Blakely, officiating. The Family elected cremation to follow the service, Brindlee Mountain Chapel and Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel assisted the family with direction of the service and cremation arrangements.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Brindlee Mountain Chapel, Morgan City.


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