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Obituaries Oct. 28 – Nov. 4

Tommy Lee Shelton
Eva
memorial service for Tommy Lee Shelton, 85, was held at Oden Ridge Baptist Church Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. by his family. 
Mr. Shelton died Oct. 30 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
He was born Oct. 20, 1934, to Steve L. Shelton and Altha Yarbrough Shelton. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army, and an appliance repairman for Minor Furniture and Refrigeration, prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Oden Ridge Baptist Church. As a musician, he played the guitar in the band known as The Redstone Mountain Boys.  

Preceding him in death were his parents and several sisters and brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 36 yearsBrenda “Cookie” Shelton; two brothersHuey Shelton (Rebecca) and Asa Dean Shelton; and several nieces and nephews. 

 

William “Joe” Curbow
Laceys Spring
Funeral service for William “Joe” Curbow, 53, was Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. A. Ray Lee and Bro. Josh Doss officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Mount Tabor Cemetery. 
Mr. Curbow died Oct. 29 at his residence. He was born Aug. 13, 1966, in Morgan County to Elmer Joseph Curbow and Dora Jean Lawrence. He was a technician for Spectrum Solutions prior to his passing.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Joseph Curbow.
Survivors include his mother and stepfatherDora Jean Clark and William Clark; two sistersCarol Clark and LeeAnn Richardson (James); and niecesJessica Voyles, Lindsey Mabrey, Leela Hyatt and Emily Hyatt.
Pallbearers were family and friends.
 

Frank Slaten
Hartselle
Funeral service for Frank Slaten, 76, was Nov. 5 at p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff White officiating, a eulogy by Billy Martin and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Hartselle Memory Gardens. 

Mr. Slaten died Oct. 31 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was born March 19, 1943, in Morgan County to William Pierce Slaten and Ruby Augusta Lawrence Slaten. He was retired from working at Wolverine Tube as a billet saw operator and was a member of the Victory Independent Baptist Church.  

He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 20 yearsJoyce Slaten; sonsJeff Slaten and Tim Slaten (Debra); stepsonDanny J. Brewer; sistersEleanor Crume, Shirley Rabens and Violet Blackburn; and five grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Joe Watson, Kevin Slaten, Danny Slaten, Jimmy Hardin, Randy Kirby and Billy Martin. Honorary pallbearers were Harold Johnson and Curtis Slaten.


 

Mary Alice Henderson
Eva
Funeral service for Mary Alice Henderson, 79, was Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ralph Henderson officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial was in Blue Springs Baptist Cemetery.
Mrs. Henderson passed away Oct. 31 at her residence.
She was born Feb. 29, 1940, in Morgan County to James E. Tidwell and Ruby Brown Tidwell. She was a homemaker and wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. While participating in the State of Alabama Foster Care System, she and her family fostered for more than 20 years, helping in many children’s lives.  

Preceding her in death were her parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include her husbandJack Henderson, Eva; sonMichael Henderson (Melissa), Eva; daughterKay Wiggington (Ken), Eva; two brothersJames Tidwell, Eva, and Steve Tidwell, Eva; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Ken Wigginton, Nick Wigginton, Austin Wigginton, David Rook, Chris Brown and William Shunk. 

 

Harold Cleon Brown Sr.
Houston
Mr. Harold Cleon Brown, 75, of Houston passed away Nov. 1 at his residence.  

He was born Nov. 6, 1943, in Tennessee to Egbert Arthur Brown and Lora Agnes LaRue Brown. He lived his final years with Jean Singafoo in Grayson.  

Mr. Brown was a 32nd degree Mason and Scotish Rite. He was an Army veteran, serving 20 years over three tours in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne division.  

Mr. Brown was a devout Christian man and a dedicated father. He was employed by Southern Energy Homes in Addison prior to his retirement.  

He was preceded in death by his wife and his parents.
Survivors include two sonsHarold Brown Jr. and wife Christie, Danville, and Daniel Brown and wife Virginia, Danville; two daughtersTammy White, Vinemontand Stacey Turknett and husband David Turknett, Tallahassee, Fla.; five sistersFreda Reagan (John), JoAnn Atkinson, Faye Neil (Wes), Lucille Lucas (John) and Janic Atkinson (David), all of Tennessee; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren
memorial service will be held by his family Nov. 9 at Lebanon Church of God in Speake at 11 a.m. Bro. Ronnie Kelso will officiate. 

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