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Edward Shehane stepped into Heaven this morning. Please keep the Shehane family in your prayers.

Obituary for James Edward Shehane

Mr. James Edward Shehane age 84 former mayor of Clio died Friday, August 19, 2016 in Montogomery.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Monday, August 22, 2016 at the Clio Baptist Church. Rev. Jerry Long will officiate and an eulogy will shared by his brother-in-law, Billy Price. Special music will be provided by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Stewart. Burial will follow in the Pea River Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home of Clio officiating.

Survivors include his wife, Miriam Wilkinson Shehane of Clio;daughter and son-in-law, Sonya Shehane-Bradford & Jeff Bradford of Montgomery; a daughter-in-law, Debby Shehane, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne & Billy Price of Montgomery; brother and sister-in-law, Howard & Fay Shehane of Columbus, Georgia; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Michael) Stewart; Joshua (Piper) Shehane, David (Joy) Shehane, Timothy Shehane, Gabriel Shehane, Jordan (Tiffany) Bradford, Kaelan Bradford.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Quenette Shehane and a son, Jon Shehane and his parents, Louie Shehane & Versie Herring Shehane.

Mr. Shehane retired from Ft. Rucker where he had worked in aircraft maintence. He served as the Mayor of Clio for 3 terms, 1992 to 2004 and was an active Deacon at the Clio Baptist Church.

Serving as pallbearers will be David Baker, Pete Johnson, Jordan Bradford, Kaelan Bradford and David Shehane.

In lieu of flowers, contributions maybe made to the V.O.C.A.L., (Victims of Crime and Leniency, P.O. Box 4449, Montgomery, Al, 36103 or the American Cancer Society.

Bonnie Ingram died last night. She has been sick all year. Hospice took her off food and liguids Sunday was a week ago, almost 2 weeks and she went in coma stage this week. She did not suffer in pain. That was good.

Obituary for Bonnie Carter Ingram

Bonnie Carter Ingram

Born: April 01, 1942
Died: June 09, 2016

bonnie carter ingramBonnie Carter Ingram, a resident of Dothan, died Thursday afternoon, June 9, 2016, at her home. She was 74.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, June 12, 2016, in the Enon Church of Christ Cemetery, between Webb and Ashford, with Patricia Jones and Larue Lee officiating. Holman-Headland Mortuary & Cremations is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 P.M. Sunday in the Enon Church of Christ.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Cowarts Baptist Church, P.O. Box 10, Cowarts, AL 36321

Mrs. Ingram was born and reared in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. She lived in the Panama City area before moving to Dothan. Mrs. Ingram was a member of the Cowarts Baptist Church and was active in V.O.C.A.L. in Dothan where she served as an advocate for the families. She was formerly employed as an EMT Hyperbaric Chamber Operator at the Panama City paper mill. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Ingram, a son, Charles Robert Burkett, a grandson, Kevin Rhodes, three sisters, Dorothy Mitchell, Carolyn Thornton and Ruby Bush.

Surviving relatives include a daughter, Cynthia P. Ingram; a son, Lavonne Ingram (Nicole), all of Dothan; two sisters, Shirley Creeley (Paul), Chesapeake, VA and Barbara Janosick, Hohenwald, TN; a brother, Curtis Horton (Jean), Panama City, FL and a brother-in-law, Gerald Thornton, Hohenwald, TN; three grandchildren, Summer Ingram, Chelsea Ingram, and Jacob Ingram.

The staff of V.O.C.A.L. sends our heartfelt condolences to our director Janette Grantham on the passing of her beloved mother, Dorothy Lucille Smith.

Obituary for Dorothy Lucille "Mama Dot" Smith

Dorothy Lucille SmithDorothy Lucille " Mama Dot" Smith 92 of Elba, AL departed this life Friday, April 22, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family in Elba, Alabama. Funeral services will be held from Elba United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:30 PM with Rev. Michael Lawler and Rev. Stanley Carter officiating. Committal services will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be at Elba United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. The Smith family is accepting flowers or contributions may be made to Elba United Methodist Church 503 Davis Street W. Elba, AL 36323. They would also like to thank the many friends and caregivers who have supported them through this journey including Gentiva Hospice.

Survivors include: Son - Fred Smith, Jr., Elba, AL, Daughter-in-law - Kathy Smith, Elba, AL, Son - David Smith, Helena, AL, Daughter-in-law - Cindy Smith, Helena, AL, Sister - Barbara Hudson, Elba, AL, Sister – Janette Grantham, Elmore, AL, Brother-in-law - Bobby Hudson, Elba, AL, Granddaughter - Stephanie (Ronnie) Steadham, Greenville, AL, Granddaughter - Jennifer K Clark, Enterprise, AL, Granddaughter - Tonia (Gary) Russell, Cataula, GA, Granddaughter - Dr. Ashley Smith, Homewood, AL, Great Granddaughter - Holland Steadham, Greenville, AL, Great Granddaughter - Caroline Russell, Cataula, GA, Sister-in-law - Myrtle R. Smith, Dothan, AL, Special Nephew - Kenneth Grantham, Elba, AL, Special Caregiver - Pam R. Berry, Elba, AL. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years Fred Smith, Sr., Father - R C Grantham, Mother - Ozetta Rose Grantham, Son - Farrell Smith, Grandson - David Brandon Smith, Brother - Charles "Bunk" Grantham, and Brother – Sheriff C F “Neil” Grantham, and Brother - Elwood Grantham. Hayes Funeral Home of Elba, Alabama is serving the Smith family.

DTMarshallFormer longtime Montgomery County Sheriff D.T. Marshall, 65, died on Wednesday morning after an ongoing illness.  Sheriff Marshall served four consecutive terms as Montgomery County sheriff and retired in 2013.  The Montgomery County Commission approved a request to rename the sheriff departments' training center and firing range after Marshall.

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July 14, 1950 - March 23, 2016

MARSHALL, "D.T.", 65, a Montgomery resident, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016. His Visitation will be held Monday, March 28, 2016, from 12:30 – 2:30 PM, at Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church, followed by his Funeral Service at 3 PM at Frazer, with burial to follow in Forest Hills Cemetery in Snowdoun.

Survivors include three sisters, Elizabeth Wamhoff, Annie Pease (Todd), and Joyce Davis; two brothers, Bobby Marshall and Huey Marshall III (Caryn); stepdaughter, Lyndsey Whaley (Cory); step-grandchildren, Jackson & Adalyn Whaley; caregiver and nephew, Timothy Bouchard; two great nieces, Alexia Pease & Ansley Bouchard; and several other nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to V.O.C.A.L. or Snowdoun United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be Dimitri Polizo, Ed Alford, Derrick Cunningham, Timothy Bouchard, Greg Thompson, & Todd Bouchard. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Montgomery Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Sheriff's Association, Tracey McCooey, and retired Detective Danny Carmichael and retired Reserve Chief Jackie McGough.

We would like to send our condolence and prayers to Marty Trussell, Project Manager for VOCAL.  Her father, Edward Pascal Clark passed away March 7, 2016. Please keep her in your prayers.

Obituary for Edward Pascal Clark

Edward Pascal ClarkEdward Pascal Clark, 93, a resident of Montgomery, passed away peacefully Monday, March 7, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, March 12, 2016 at St. Bede Catholic Church with his grandson Father Den Irwin presiding. Burial will follow at St. Margaret's Cemetery. Viewing will be Friday, March 11, 2016 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Alabama Heritage Funeral Home, 10505 Atlanta Highway.

'Ed' is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years Margaret Clark, his parents Mattie Brundage and Edward (Jack) Clark, brother Jack Clark, grandson Rob Trussell, granddaughter Laura Allen, son-in-law Dr. Richard Weisberg, sisters-in-law Catherine Reickenback, Emma McElvy, Dodie Pappanastos, Helen Boman and Dottie Dean, brothers-in-law Zack Azar, Jr. and Edward Azar and Mary Catherine Farshee.

He is survived by his children Deanie Allen (Ray), Lynne Irwin (Mike), Ed Clark, Jr. (Pat), Maureen Trussell (Jim), Jeff Clark (Jill), Annette Clark (Richard, deceased), David Clark (Joyce), and Cynthia Harrison (Lee), grandchildren Paul Allen (Teresa), Yvonne McGinty (Charlie), Maria Justice (Jason), Clark Allen (Kerry), Father Den Irwin, Allison Rumore (Charles), Josh Clark, Jake Clark, Jessica Clark, Michael Clark (Kim), Mark Edward Clark (Greg Albright), Robert Lee Harrison; great grandchildren Paul Jr., Mary Ashley, Matthew, Margaret Ann, and Jack Allen, Allen, Anna Kate, Connor and Joseph McGinty, Sophia, Mary Alice and Isabella Justice, Charles Anthony, Dominic, Mary Margaret, Andrew, Thomas, Sarah Catherine, David, Stephen and Ben Rumore, Addison Margaret Clark, and Cooper Lee Harrison, brothers- in- law George Azar (Celeste), Tommy Azar (Ruth) and Jimmy Azar (Linda) and sister-in-law Gloria Azar. Pallbearers will be Ed Clark, Jr., Jeff Clark, David Clark, Jim Wuehler, Lee Harrison, Paul Allen, Clark Allen, Josh Clark, Jake Clark, Allen McGinty, Matthew Allen, Charlie McGinty Jason Justice and Charles Rumore.

Ed was a lifetime member of St. Bede Catholic Church and along with his wife Margaret, he was honored for his work in the Catholic Church by Pope John Paul II with the Papal Medal, Pro Ecclesia Et Pontifice. He graduated from Jones Law School and served for 40 years as the Executive Director of the City of St. Jude. Ed was an original member of Alabama Citizens for Life and the most instrumental person in founding and keeping C.O.P.E (Counseling, Outreach for Pregnancy Emergency) alive through the years. Ed always had a hug, a smile, a joke and of course candy for the many friends he loved so dearly.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to C.O.P.E. at P.O. Box 5108, Montgomery, AL 36103. A special thank you to Pat Sisson and all the caregivers at the Cottage for their loving care of Dad.

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Montgomery, AL 36104-4102

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