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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  
 
  To view complete obituary for services listed below please click on link below to visit our website.

              
                    Thursday,  August 21, 2014

Lila Mae Owens age 94, of Arab passed away Wednesday August 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center Arab.  Funeral Service will be Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014, at 4 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in New Friendship Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thurs. from 2 PM until 4 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 will be Friday Aug. 22, 2014, at 2 PM at Gober Funeral Chapel with burial in Rescue Cemetery.  Visitation will be 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 will be Friday Aug. 22, 2014, at 7 PM at Brindlee Mountain Chapel with Visitation from 5 PM until 7 PM .  Burial will be 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 will be Sat. Aug. 23, 2014, at 2 PM at Hebron Church of Christ Cemetery.  There will be no visitation. 



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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.

Linda Sylvia Thomas Allen  age 66, of Union Grove, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her residence. Funeral Service was Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Brindlee Mountain Chapel with burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation was Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Brindlee Mountain 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
 
 
Thursday - August 21, 2014





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Past Service Announcement...



Eleanor Griffith Taylor, 80 of Arab died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Taylor was born October 6, 1933 in Anniston, Alabama, the daughter of Elbert and Cora Griffith. She has called Arab her home since 1971.  She was a Homemaker, married May 18, 1952 to Robert C. Taylor; he preceded her in death March 20, 2000. She was also preceded in death by two sons: Gary and Brian Taylor.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: Mark and Maranda Taylor; daughters-in-law: Donna Taylor and Dana Taylor; 6 grandchildren Aneitra Taylor Hinds, Patrick Taylor, Ashley Taylor, April Tims, Katie Taylor and Zack Taylor; 5 great grandchildren: Taylor Hinds, Trevor Hinds, Atticus Tims, Morgan Harper and Madison Anthony; a sister and brother-in-law: Theta and Lamar Perry and a brother and sister-in-law: Edward and Oleta Griffith.

Graveside service was 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Brookwood Cemetery, Brother Matt Chance, officiating. Burial was also in Brookwood Cemetery, Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.

There was no visitation prior to the graveside service.



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Past Service Announcement...


Essie Lee Graham Thompson, 81 of East Gadsden, formerly of the Arab area died Monday, August 18, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Thompson was born May 9, 1933 in Marshall County, the daughter of General M. and Mamie J. Graham. She and her husband, Max were married 66 years and have called East Gadsden their home since 1950.

She was a Homemaker and retired production worker for the Emco Manufacturing Company. She was also a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, Gadsden.

She is survived by her husband: Max Thompson; a daughter and son-in-law: Debra Lynn and Dennis Jarrells; four grandchildren and spouses: Holly Thompson, Stefanie (Stephen) New, Gene (Dianna) Jarrells and Alan Jarrells; four great grandchildren: Emme New, Waylon Jarrells, Riley Jarrells and Meridith Jarrells; a brother and sister-in-law: L. C. and Dean Graham, several nieces, nephews, other family members, her church family and many dear friends and neighbors; preceded in death by a son: Danny Max Thompson, a great grandson: Bronson Max New, her parents: General and Mamie Graham, a brother: David Graham and two sisters: Faye Adkins and Dessie Baker.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, Reverend Bill Parker, officiating. Burial was in Brashiers Chapel Cemetery, Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.

Honorary Pallbearers were Jay Beggs, Miranda Dupree, Dianna Jarrells and Randy Pritchett.

Visitation was from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.



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