The Birmingham News
6 May 1966

The most recent Jefferson County casualty in Viet Nam was reported Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense. He is Spec. 5 O’Neal Addison, 39, of West Ensley, Rt. 10. He would have been 39 today. A career man in the Army, Addison had served for 21 years. He was born in Docena and reared in West Ensley. He attended Gary – Ensley School. Smith and Gaston will announce funeral arrangements in seven to 10 days. Spec. Addison is survived by his mother, Mrs. Grace Brown; five brothers, Roosevelt McClendon, George Brown and James Brown of West Emsley and Mike and Mitchel Brown Jr. of New York; and five sisters, Mrs. Mary Louise McClendon of Birmingham, Mrs. Willie Ann Kidd and Reatha Brown of West Ensley, Mrs. Katy Mae Hill of Ensley and Mrs. Nancy Easton of New York.

Vickie Capps Obituary
The Birmingham News
Monday, April 6, 1964
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Funeral services for Vickie Joyce Capps, 4-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Capp of Pleasant Grove, who was killed Friday in an automobile accident near Tuscaloosa; were held today at the Pike Avenue Church of God.
Burial was in Highland Memorial Gardens, Angwin Mortuary Center directing.
Surviving, besides the parents, are a brother, DeWayne Capps, and a sister, Mrs. Barbara Gallups, also of Pleasant Grove.

William Cecil Obituary
The Birmingham News
26 August 1954

William Cecil, 62, of 2816 38th Ave. No. died Friday at his home after a three month illness. Born in Tennessee, Mr. Cecil had lived in Birmingham for 25 years.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Rose Cecil, a son Kenneth Cecil of Birmingham, a daughter, Mrs. Unalee Colbert of Philadelphia, Penn., two sisters, Mrs. Lilly Bird of Robins, Tenn. and Mrs. Zona Goad of Monticello, Kentucky, and a brother James Cecil of Robins, Tenn.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Browns Service Norwood Chapel. Burial will be in Walkers Chapel Cemetery near Fultondale.

Mrs. Charles Coats Obituary
The Birmingham News
Monday, April 6, 1964
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Gravesite services for Mrs. Charles Coats, 86, 3033 Canterbury Rd., Mountain Brook, who died Sunday at her home, were held today at Grove Hill Cemetery, Angwin's Mortuary Center officiating.
A Choctaw County native, Mrs. Coats was a member of the Gulf Beach Baptist Church, West Panama City Beach, Fla.
Survivors include two sons, Robert B. Coats, Sunnyside, Fla., and Charles A. Coats Jr., Birmingham; a daughter, Mrs. Andrew B. Park, Mountain Brook.

Lucius A. Daniel Obituary
The Birmingham Age Herald
Saturday, 28 October 1916

The funeral services of Lucius A. Daniel, 80 years of age, who died at his home, 3009 Avenue E, Ensley, yesterday morning at 8:30 AM will be held from the residence this afternoon at 2:30 PM. Rev. A. K. Wright of the 1st Baptist Church officiating. Burial in Oakland Cemetery. Mr. Daniel is survived by two daughters, Mrs. J. D. Norman and Mrs. J. P. Tolbert; 3 sons, T. J. Daniel, L. A. Daniel and R. L. Daniel, and one sister, Miss S. L. Daniel.

Lucius A. Daniel, Jr. Obituary
The Birmingham News
Thursday, 5 September 1957

DANIEL, Lucius A., age 83, of 1531 7th Ave., Bessemer, passed away at a local infirmary Wednesday a.m. Survived by two sons, Lucius A. Daniel III of Miami, Fla., Richard Goff Daniel of Bladensburg, Md.; one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Smith of San Diego, Cal.; one sister, Mrs. Mary Law Tolbert of Hueytown, Al.; 8 grandchildren. Funeral services Friday 2 p.m. from Angwin Services Chapel, the Rev. John T. Norman officiating. Interment Oakland Cemetery. Angwin Service directing. Active pallbearers, Daniel Torbert, Wallace Norman, Owen Possey, Jack Duffie, Don McBride and John P. Orr.

Wilhelmina "Willie" Amanda Greene Obituary
The Monroe Advertiser, Forsyth, Georgia
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Former Prominent Forsyth Resident Dies in Alabama
Mrs. Dan H. Green, of Birmingham, Ala., died Sunday morning at the home of her son, Daniel Green, following ill health of a year.
Following funeral services in Birmingham, the body was brought to Forsyth for burial, which was held Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. Green and her husband, the late Daniel H. Green, were both of prominent Monroe County families. They lived in Forsyth during the earlier part of the century and reared their family here. Mr. Green was in the jewelry business here many years, and owned and operated Forsyth's first telephone exchange. He died in 1916, and shortly thereafter Mrs. Green went to make her home with her children.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. A. D. Ewing, of 1038 Cleburne Avenue, Atlanta; five sons, John, of New York, Stanton, Harold, Lewis and Daniel Green, all of Birmingham; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Submitter's Note: Wilhemina "Willie" Amanda Greene m. Daniel Hunter Green, Sr. on 17 February 1849 in Monroe Co., GA. She died 9 January 1949 in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Alabama.

Leo Simpson Hester Obituary
The Birmingham News
Monday, April 6, 1964
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FORNEY, April 7 - Funeral services for Leo Simpson Hester, 79, long-time resident, who died following an extended illness were held Friday at Bethel Baptist Church. The Revs. Herman Lindsey, N. S. Strickland and H. L. Blalock officiated. Burial in adjoining cemetery. Perry Funeral Home directing.

Elbert Hosey Obituary
The Birmingham News, page 8 A
Friday, 16 September 1904

Fatal Accident at Bessemer
Night Watchman at Foundry Found Dying from Injuries Received on Head

Bessemer, Ala. Sept 16 - Last night about 8 o’clock E H Hosey, night watchman at the Bessemer Foundry and Machine company, was found in the foundry near some scaffolding with his skull fractured and in an unconscious condition. He was carried to his home in South Bessemer, where he was given medical attention, but he died in a short while after reaching home. It is not known just how he was hurt, but it is thought he fell off of the scaffold and struck his head. Mr. Hosey was 65 years old and leaves a widow and children. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock from the residence, the interment to be at the Sadler cemetery.

George C. Hosey Obituary
The Birmingham News, page 11
Saturday, 10 July 1971

George C. Hosey, 40, of 421 Oak St, Bessemer died Friday. A Lifelong resident of Bessemer, he worked at the U.S. Steel tin mill for 20 years. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church. Funeral will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Brown-Service Bessemer with burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Sandra Darlene Hosey; two sons, George Steven Hosey and Russell Dewayne Hosey; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Hosey; a brother, Jimmy Howard Hosey; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Brown and Mrs. Bobby Bush, all of Bessemer.
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Hosey, Mr. George C., age 40, of 421 Oak St., Bessemer, passed away Fri. a.m. in a local hospital. Survived by the wife, Mrs. Violet Hosey; 1 daughter, Sandra Darlene Hosey; 2 sons, George Steven and Russell Dewayne Hosey; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Hosey; 1 brother, Jimmie Howard Hosey; 2 sisters, Mrs. Gladys Brown and Mrs. Bobbie Bush, all of Bessemer. Funeral services Sunday 2:30 p.m. from Brown-Service Bessemer Chapel. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery. Rev. Cecil Nelson, officiating. Brown-Service Bessemer directing.

Mrs. Mildred Scroggins Hosey Obituary
The Birmingham News
5 January 1959

Hosey, Mrs. Mildred Scroggins, age 46, of 1420 18th St., N., passed away Monday morning at a local hospital. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Lula Scroggins, of Norfolk, Va.; 1 brother, Alder Scroggins, of Birmingham; 1 sister, Mrs. Benard Currier, of Norfolk, Va.; 4 nieces and 1 nephew. Funeral services Tuesday at 2 p.m. from Bell’s Chapel, the Rev. Joseph Brittain officiating, interment Midway Cemetery, Bell directing.

Pinkney L. Hosey Obituary
The Birmingham News
Thursday, 3 April 1958

Pinkney Hosey, 82, retired merchant.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. today at Brown-Service Bessemer Chapel for Pinkney LaFayette Hosey, 82, of 514 McAdory Ave., Bessemer, who died yesterday.
The Rev. Clyde Meredith officiated. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
A retired store manager and a member of the Jonesboro Second Baptist Church, he was a long-time Bessemer resident.
He is survived by his wife; a son, Curtis Hosey; two daughters, Mrs. Clara Lowery and Mrs. Floyd Keller; a brother, O. P. Hosey, all of Bessemer; 13 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Florence Loretta Keenan Obituary

Miss Florence Keenan, the 20-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Keenan died about noon today at the family residence on Avenue C after an illness of a few weeks. She has been a sufferer for some time. Her condition was not considered serious outside of the family circle and her death came as a shock to her many friends.
Miss Keenan was a devout member of St. Anthony's church and took and active part in church work. She sang in the choir and was ever ready to do her part to further the work. She died peacefully with the name of the Savior on her lips. Her father was summoned from Gadsden and arrived just a few moments before his daughter passed away. The funeral will be held at St. Anthony's church at 10 o'clock Monday morning. The following [???] men will act as pallbearers: Fred Lange, George McNamara, Walter McLane, Dennis O'Brien, Albert Jones, and Ed Day.

W.E. McEvers Obituary
The Birmingham Age Herald, page 2
28 July 1920

W. N. McEvers - Age 75, died yesterday morning at the home of his son, C.F. McEvers, 201 Forty-third street, Fairfield. He is survived by his son, C.F. McEvers, and two daughters, Mrs. Rox Cowley and Miss Maud McEvers of Pensacola, Fla. Services from the home of his son this afternoon at 4 o'clock. Interment Elmwood cemetery.
Note: The name was misspelled in the newspaper account. We have left the original article's spelling intact.

Sarah Frances Park Obituary
The Birmingham News, page 21
21 February 1923

Funeral services for Sarah Frances Park, 5, who died at the residence of her parents, Mr. & Mrs. T C Park new Lewisburg, Wednesday morning, will be held from Walkers Chapel on Thursday afternoon. Burial will be in Walkers Chapel Cemetery, with Brown in charge.

Stephen Noble Parker Obituary
October 1968
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Stephen Noble Parker, 57, 100 Cypress Street, Garywood, Bessemer, who died Thursday, was a native of Talladega County and lived here in Bessemer many years. He was employed by American Bridge Company and was a Mason and a Shriner and a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church. Funeral will be at 2:30 pm Saturday at Brown-Service Bessemer. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Survivors include the wife; four daughters, Mrs. Lanette Lamons of Hueytown, amd June Parker, Kay Parker, Michelle Parker of Bessemer; a son, Stephen Parker, Jr. of Bessemer, five brothers, John S. Parker, W.H. Parker, R. A. Parker and J.W. Parker of Birmingham, and James P. Parker of Chicago and three sisters, Mrs. Estelle Allen of Hueytown, Mrs. Kathleen Lawrence of Birmingham, and Mrs. Mary Stone of Hueytown.

Mrs. Thelma Louise Waites Parker Obituary
March 1971
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Mrs. Thelma Louise Parker, 57, of 3021 Prince Avenue, who died Sunday, was a Meridian, Mississippi native and llived most of her life in Birmingham. A retired office worker, she was a member of the Methodist Church. Funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Angwin Mortuary Center with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery. Survivors include her husband, William Howard Parker; two brothers, Victor Waites, Palmdale California, and Barney Waites and a stepbrother, Oliver Dexter, both of Birmingham; a stepmother, Mrs. Minnie Lou Waites; a sister, Mrs. Betty Dahlrot, Louisville, Kentucky; a stepdaughter, Mrs. M.E. Hutsell, Ft. George Mead, Maryland, and a step-son, William H. Parker, Jr., Norfolk, Virginia.

Will Pemberton Obituary
The Madisonville, Kentucky Hustler
Tuesday, February 2, 1897

Will Pemberton, formerly a citizen of Manitou, died at Birmingham, Ala., and his remains were brought to this place for interment. The funeral took place Sunday at the Union Cemetery at this place.

Mrs. Anna Crump Stewart Obituary
The Birmingham News
Monday, April 6, 1964
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Graveside services for Mrs. Anna Crump Stewart, a longtime Birmingham resident who died at a local hospital Sunday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Elmwood Cemetery, Johns-Ridout's directing.
Mrs. Stewart's son, Max L. Stewart, is owner of Stewart Discount Sporting Goods Co.

Missouri Hosey Watters Obituary
The Birmingham News, page 32
Friday, 12 October 1945

Mrs. Missouri Ellen Watters, age 66, of Bessemer, Rt. 2 passed away at the residence Thursday P.M. Survived by 3 sons, A. A., Dan E., and Joseph R. Watters; 2 daughters, Mrs. Sid Smith, Mrs. Joe O’Quinn; 4 brothers, Gus, John, Ben, and Jeff Hosey. Funeral services will be held from Lipscomb Methodist Church, Saturday 3 P.M. Rev. W. M. Dark and Rev James B. Cambron officiating. Interment Union Cemetery. Brown-Service of Bessemer 411, directing.

Mrs. Evelyn Louise Parker Wilkes Obituary
Gadsden, Alabama
April 7, 1960
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Mrs. Wilkes, 51
Gadsden, Ala., April 7--Mrs. Evelyn Louise Wilkes, 51, died here last night after a heart attack.
Born in Talladega, Mrs. Wilkes was a long-time resident of Gadsden. She was a member of Alabama City Methodist Church here. Services will be held at 11 am, tomorrow, at Cox Funeral Home Chapel, with the Reverend S.E. Paulk officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 3 pm at Valhalla, on Bessemer Super Highway.
Survivors include her husband, Harold R. Wilkes; three sisters, Miss Kathleen Parker of Birmingham and Mrs. Estelle Allen and Mrs. Mary Stone, both of Hueytown; six brothers, James P. and Joseph W. Parker, both of Chicago, John and Howard Parker, both of Fairfield, Alton R. Parker of Birmingham and Steve Parker of Dairywood.

Rhoda Matilda Williams Obituary
The Birmingham News
Monday, April 6, 1964
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Funeral services were held today at the Wylam Presbyterian Church for Mrs. Rhoda Matilda Williams, 67, of 3016 Ave. E, Ensley, who died Saturday in a local hospital.
Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Angwin Mortuary Center directing.
A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs. Williams had lived here 60 years. She was a member of Wylam Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are her husband, Paul L. Williams; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley Montgomery, East Liverpool, Ohio; a son, William J. Ellis, Maitland, Fla., and two sisters, Mrs. Edward Day Sr., Bessemer, and Mrs. Robert McConnakey, San Jose, Calif.
Submitter's Note: Parents: Henry Hilmer born April 1864 in PA and Mary White born March 1871 in Scotland; 1st Husband - Samuel Ellis born Dec. 1892 in Wylam, AL and died Jan. 2, 1954 at Ensley Steel Plant, Ensley, AL; 2nd Husband - Paul L. Williams born Jan. 28, 1901 in GA and died Nov. 1970, East Liverpool, OH.