Bobby “B.R.” Sampson
Bobby “B.R.” Sampson, 77, of Bear
Creek, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Russellville Hospital.
His funeral service was held Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Pinkard
Funeral Home in Haleyville. Frank Chaney, Sammy Taylor and Carl
James officiated the service. Burial followed in Bear Creek
Cemetery. Pallbearers were Wayne Emerson, Mark Baker, Van
Tidwell, Richie Sampson, Joey “KJ” Millay and Jeremy
Campbell. Honorary pallbearers were Wesley Williams, Asher
Camp-bell, Rylie Sampson and Justin Pickard.
Sampson was a Baptist. He served in the
United States Army, was president of Shelter Products and co-founder of
the Alabama Suppliers Association. He was president and chief
cook of the Redtop Hunting Club and co-founder of Bear Creek Toys for
Tots “Operation Caring.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, George
Rollie and Gladys Mae Sampson and grandson, Johnathan Sampson.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Dale Green
Sampson; sons, Stephen (Lekita) Sampson and Mark (Wynndy) Samp-son;
brothers, Mike Sampson and David Sampson; sisters, Kay Saling and Sue
Stanley; grandchildren, Stephanie Sampson Hyde, Amy (Jeremy) Campbell,
Mark Sampson Jr. and Kylie Sampson and great-grandchildren, Wesley
Williams, Lily Hyde, Rylie Sampson, Emma Campbell and Asher Campbell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
You may leave online condolences at www.pinkardfh.com.
Duard T. Wingate
Duard T. Wingate, 94, of Brilliant, passed away
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville.
His funeral service was held Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Bowen
Funeral Home in Winfield. Dr. Jim Cooley officiated the service.
Burial followed in Brilliant Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Wingate was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in
the Pacific Campaign during WWII.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter
McDowell and Eliza Jane McCord Wingate; his wife, Hildred Thompson
Wingate; sisters, Ethel W. Summerville, Madge Wingate, Edith W.
Davenport and Lorene W. Hawkins and brothers, Wilson, James Russell and
Ralph T. Wingate.
He is survived by his daughter, Ann (Bill) Self,
Haleyville; granddaughters, Lila (Gary) Dodd, Haleyville and Suzanne
(John) Marks, Athens and great-grandchildren, Logan Marks, Jonas Dodd,
Jacson Marks and Eli Dodd.
Hershel J. Baker
Hershel J. Baker, 66, of Haleyville, passed away
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. His funeral service was held Thursday,
Feb. 27, 2014. Pinkard Funeral Home - Haleyville
Effie G. Saint
Effie G. Saint, 91, of Russellville, passed away
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Her funeral service was held Sunday, March
2, 2014. Pinkard Funeral Home - Russellville
David Lee Butler
David Lee Butler, 29, of Haleyville, passed away
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. His funeral service was held Saturday,
March 1, 2014. Pinkard Funeral Home - Haleyville
Billy Eugene Reynolds
Billy Eugene “Gene” Reynolds, 79, of
Cullman, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. His funeral service
was held Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Nichols Funeral Home - Addison