Area Obituaries

BERNICE TINDAL GAFFORD

Mrs. Bernice Tindal Gafford, 86, a resident of Honoraville, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, in County Line Cemetery with Brother Jerry Barlow officiating and Turners Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Mrs. Gafford was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother whose…

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BRENDA MARIE (TUCKER) MCCORMICK

Brenda McCormick, 75 of Greenville, passed away peacefully at home July 1, 2020 surrounded by family after a brief illness. Mrs. McCormick was born to Monroe Sexton and Bertie Lee Tucker September 19, 1944 of Montgomery. She was a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother, and Bebe. She was a grand story teller and friend to all.…

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MARY ALENE LEE

Funeral Service for Mrs. Mary Alene Lee, 87, of Atlanta, was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Tirey Bowen officiating. Burial followed at Bushfield Cemetery – McKenzie. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Friday evening. Mrs. Lee passed away at…

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CORRIE PRYOR TAYLOR

Corrie Taylor Pryor, 90 a resident of Greenville, passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, June 24, 2020. The family will be holding a private service in the immediate future with plans to hold a family gathering later in the fall (Date to be determined). Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by Charles Bryan Taylor,…

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MARY ELLEN BOGGAN

Mrs. Mary Ellen Boggan, 85, of Georgiana, passed away on Monday in Hoover, surrounded by her family. Memorial Service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Johnson Funeral Home, with Rev. Watson Wasden officiating. The family asks that mourners leave memories and/or stories about Mary Ellen in our website at www.johnsongeorgiana.com to be…

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HAROLD MANNING

Graveside service for Harold “Chubby” Manning, 77, of Georgiana was held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 with Clayton Tuggle and Larry Gaston officiating. The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday night at Johnson Funeral Home. He is survived by his twin brother, Harry Manning (Becky); nieces, Suanne Manning Lewis…

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CARL GRAHAM WINGARD

Mr. Carl Graham Wingard, 92, a resident of McKenzie, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020. A Graveside service Was held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 15, at South Butler Cemetery, McKenzie, with Rev. Alvin Blackburn officiating and Johnson Funeral Home, Georgiana, directing. Mr. Wingard was preceded in death by his wife, Olean Wingard, and…

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BETTY JOYCE (BASS) BLACK

Graveside services for Betty Joyce (Bass) Black 78, were held on Monday June 22, 2020 at Union Cemetery at 11 a.m. with Bro. Randy Harvill officiating. There was a family only visitation at Johnson Funeral Home, Sunday June 21, from 5 – 7 p.m. She is survived by her husband of 51 years Gerald “Jerry”…

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APRIL S. POWELL

On, May 31, 2020, our Queen of Butterflies Mrs. April S. Powell- Simmons received her wings and transitioned to her heavenly nest. She was born on April 4, 1978 in Greenville, to Mr. Willie L. Powell Sr. and the late Mrs. Sarah L. Powell. April joined Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.…

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LOLA MAE SAVAGE POWERS

Ms. Lola Mae Savage Powers was born on February 28, 1932 to the late Jim and Creasie Savage in Butler County. Ms. Lola was the last of seventeen children. She was the mother of nine children and two adopted children. She was preceded in death by five children: Bernadine, Allison, Lola Bell, Lizzie and Reggie;…

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