Obituaries May 14-20

Roy William Bomar
Somerville
Funeral service for Roy William Bomar, 84, was May 14 at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ralph Henderson officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Center Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Bomar died May 11 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born July 8, 1934, in Madison County to Willie Bomar and Flora Mable Key Bomar. He was a farmer and was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include three brothers, Richard C. Bomar, Luther Bomar and Dale Bomar, and three sisters, Lillian Coggins, Judy Maples and Betty Callahan.
Pallbearers were A.J. Bomar, Anthony Bomar, Spurlin Bomar, Troy Frazier, Mike Petzold and Jacob Moebes.

James Allen Young
Falkville
Funeral service for James Allen Young, 69, was May 15 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Walter Jury officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Young died May 12 at Falkville Health Care Center. He was born Nov. 12, 1949, in Morgan County to Sherman Young and Sally Smith Young. He was employed by B&J Rubber as a press operator prior to his retirement.
Preceding him in death were his parents and three brothers. Survivors include one brother, Wayne Young, and one sister, Maillen Young.
Pallbearers were family and friends.

John Hershel Callahan
Hartselle
Funeral service for John Hershel Callahan, 71, was May 16 at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Taylor officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Nelson Hollow Cemetery.
Mr. Callahan died Feb. 16 at his residence. He was born Nov. 8, 1937, in Morgan County to Robert Lewis Callahan and Lela Pannell Callahan. He was a member of the United Christian Church of God and was well respected by young people. He always was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was employed as a lawyer, for Billy Amos, prior to his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Zilla Faye Atchley; his infant son, Jeffrey Callahan; a daughter, JoAnn Talbott; a granddaughter, Ashlyn Callahan; two brothers; and six sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria Callahan, Hartselle; three sons, Hershel Lynn Callahan (Sue), Danville, John David Callahan, Culleoka, Tenn., and Mark Anthony Callahan, Priceville; one daughter, Mary Ann Hill, Hartselle; four brothers, Gene Callahan, Somerville, Marshall Callahan, Somerville, James Callahan, Somerville, and Bobby Callahan, Somerville; one sister, Nell Oden (Delane), Somerville; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Carrissa Callahan, James Owens, Cory Owens, Alex Reaves, Brian Meares and Junior Meares.

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Keith Wesley Waits

Decatur
Funeral service for Keith Wesley Waits, 53, was May 16 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Glover officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Mt Tabor Cemetery.
Mr. Waits died May 11 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born Feb. 19, 1966, in Lawrence County to Willard J.C. Waits and Paulette Dugger Waits. He was formerly a manager for Copeland Corporation and was a U.S. veteran.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include two sons, Wesley Kyle Waits and Michael Waits; two daughters, Misty Childers (Nathan) and Kristie Adams; two sisters, Faith Vandiver and Hope Wilkins; and two grandchildren. Pallbearers were family and friends.

Elsie Aileen Dutton Sims
Hartselle
Funeral service for Elsie Aileen Dutton Sims, 88, was May 17 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bo Sims officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle City Cemetery.
Mrs. Sims died May 14 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. She was born April 19, 1931, in Lawrence County to James Wert Dutton and Sarah Elsie Tyler Dutton. She was a homemaker and a caregiver who genuinely cared about her family and others. She was a member of Cross Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her husband, William Sims, her parents and a son, Kenneth Sims. Survivors include five brothers, Kennard Dutton, William Dutton (Dixie), Wilford Dutton (Barbara), Clifford Dutton (Wanda) and Ray Dutton (Diane), all of Moulton; four sisters, Racine Harville, Ann Blankenship and Glenda Nix (Glennis), all of Moulton, and Shirley Thompson, Decatur; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Larry Marcum
Hartselle
Funeral service for Larry Marcum, 53, was May 18 at 11 a.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Peck Funeral Home directing. Entombment was in Burningtree Mausoleum.
Larry Marcum passed away at the age of 53 after a heart attack May 12 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
He was born Feb. 14, 1966, in Indiana to John Samuel Marcum and Marrelle Grace Dyer Marcum. Mr. Marcum served his country as an exemplary wartime veteran, where he earned several medals, including the Bronze Star and Samuel Sharpe Award. Larry had great passion for his hobbies and travel and was known for his quick wit, boisterous laugh and adventurous spirit.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia “Patty” Marcum; one son, Patrick Marcum (Kristen); two daughters, Emily Marcum (Emily Mendez) and Kristin Marcum; two sisters, Wanda Massaro (Mark) and Debbie Witte (Dan); and one grandchild, Tucker Marcum. Pallbearers were Mark Massaro, Mike Holtz, Joe Gentry, Clayton Trawick, Danny Faulk and Sarmed Al-Azawi.

Pam Davies
Hartselle
A memorial service for Pam Davies, 61, was May 18 at 5 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Allen Scott officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Davies died May 15 at Crestwood Medical Center. She was born Jan. 14, 1958, in Colbert County to Russell Montgomery and Loretta Lee Stanfield Montgomery. She was formerly employed as an administrative clerk at the Morgan County Courthouse.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
Survivors include two sons, David Jason Foster and Adam Robert Foster; father, Russell Montgomery; two brothers, Randy Montgomery and Gregg Montgomery; and one grandchild, Jaylin Foster.

Angela Laverne McConnell Whitehead
Decatur
Funeral service for Mrs. Angela Laverne McConnell Whitehead, age 81, of Decatur was at 2 p.m. May 17 at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur with the Rev. Bobby Ray Halbrooks and the Rev. Ted Amey officiating. Interment was in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Whitehead died peacefully May 15 at her home surrounded by her loving family, following a recent diagnosis of brain cancer. She was born April 13, 1938, in the Anderson community of Lauderdale County to Houston Leon McConnell and Tera Espy White McConnell Bates.
She was a dedicated Christian who loved her Lord Jesus deeply and started each day reading her Bible and praying. She was a loving wife of nearly 63 years, devoted mother, grandmother “Mama Angie” and great-grandmother. She was a charter member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and the Church at Stone River (a United Methodist Church Community). She served as church historian and several other positions at St. Luke UMC.
She was the co-proprietor of Tommy’s Sur-Sav Convenience Store, serving former Austin High campus students and faculty along with the southwest Decatur community for 30 years. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her family at Smith Lake, creating numerous beautiful cross stitch pictures for family members and completing her daily crossword puzzle. She was an excellent cook, and if a loved one was feeling under the weather, homemade chicken and dumplings with a warm banana pudding was delivered. This meal warmed hearts and seemed to have superior healing powers to any chicken soup.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include the love of her life, husband Tommy A. Whitehead of Decatur; three children, Tammy Haney (Russell) of Hartselle, Michael Whitehead (Carol) of Decatur and Pamela Whitehead of Decatur; two granddaughters, Stephanie McGrew (Kevin) of Somerville and Melanie Thompson (Bob) of Huntsville; and three great-grandchildren, J. Robert Thompson, Alexander McGrew and Madelyn Thompson.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Brazelton, Brian Legg, Joe Lubisco Jr., Joey Lubisco, Phillip McConnell, Tim McConnell, Tim Reeves, and William White. Honorary pallbearers were Paul Alford, Ken Barnes, Bob Cooper, Gary Glass, David Griffin, Rev. Zeke Haselden, and Ted Holland.

The family of Mrs. Whitehead would like to thank the caring staffs of Dr. Kirk Jackson, Dr. Sammy Becdach and Hospice of the Valley. Memorial donations may be made to The Morgan County Child Advocacy Center (P.O. Box 2006, Decatur 35602), Hospice of the Valley (P.O. Box 2745, Decatur 35602), The Church at Stone River (3014 Danville Road SW, Decatur 35603), or the charity of your choice. John 14:1-3.

Mable Sivley Thompson Allison
Falkville
Funeral service for Mable Sivley Thompson Allison, 101, was May 20 at 2 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Lee officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was at Cedar Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Allison died May 17 at Summerford Nursing Home. She was born March 22, 1918, in Morgan County to Edward Lee Sivley and Jennie Mead Sivley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers, two sisters and an infant son. Survivors include one daughter, Betty Ann Thompson Alford (Roy); two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were family and friends.

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