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Class of 1942

Buel "Blondie" Owens of Empire, passed away on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at the age of 90. Blondie Owens
The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 9:30 AM at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Collins-Burke Chapel, with burial at New Canaan Baptist Church in Empire. Collins-Burke Funeral Home will direct. 
"Blondie" is survived by his Wife-Carolyn; Daughter-Brenda Owens Holloway (Max); Son-William Craig Owens; Grandchildren-Kimberley Harwood (Richard), Ashley Wilks (Bryan) and Mattie Owens; Great Grandchildren-Taylor, Madison, Sam Harwood and Gracie, Isabella, Lucy Wilks all of whom loved him dearly. He also leaves behind 3 nephews and 9 nieces. 
He was preceded in death by his Parents-Oscar and Mattie Owens; Siblings-Leonard Owens, Willie Bee Hall, Gertrude Wood, James Owens, Winfred Owens, Vonda Owens and infant grandchildren Julie Marcelle and William Jameson Owens. 



Johnnie Mae Glover

JOHNNIE MAE (TRICE) GLOVER,, age 77, of Jasper, AL., passed away on Friday, August 3, 2001 in Dora, AL. Mrs. Glover was formerly of Quinton and Montgomery, before moving to Jasper. She was a member of Farmstead Baptist Church. She was a retired Postmistress with the US Postal Service, Quinton Post Office with 30 years of service. Survivors include daughter, Charlotte Glover Lowder and her husband, Robert E. of Montgomery, AL.; son, Eddie Ray Glover of Jasper, AL.; grandchildren, John Edgar Glover, U.S.A.F. of Grand Forks, ND. and Bryan Thomas Cotney of Montgomery, AL.



Ila Dean Moore Gunn, Dora High School Class of 1942, passed away January 11, 2011

Paul Phillips from the Class of 1942 passed away Jaunary 2nd 2002



Otella Roberts
Otellia Ellenburg Roberts
Graduate of Dora High Class of 1942
Comments: married Dora High Graduate Class of '43 - Levelle Roberts. Survived by two sons and two grandchildren. Very loving woman who dedicated her life to helping her husband run their store- Roberts Gas Station- and babysitting her two grandchildren up until the day she past away in 1997. Recognized by her very proud granddaughter who dedicates all her high school honors and awards sucess to, due all because of the daily influences and teachings done by her grandmother
Billy Kitchens (Passed away in 1990)
William Homer Kitchens

Katherine Lanell Jaudon, 85, of Sumiton, died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009,


Dr. Myra Gravlee Grady, age 82, of Trussville, formerly a native of Sumiton, AL passed away December 2, 2008. She received a bachelor's degree from Howard College (Samford University) and a master's degree and a doctorate of education degree from the University of Alabama. She taught at Dora High School and Hewitt-Trussville Elementary School.
She served as curriculum specialist at the Sparks Center for Developmental and Learning Disorders at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was a clinical professor in the First Year Teacher Pilot Program at UAB.
She was a faculty member of the Department of Special Education, the University of Alabama where she taught courses and served as coordinator of Clinical Experiences. Later she joined the staff of federal programs at the Alabama Department of Education at Montgomery, Alabama where she was State Evaluator of Title I Programs.
She joined the special education staff State of Alabama as an education specialist and served as consultant to a large number of school systems over the state until she retired. She was a long-time member of Ruhama Baptist Church in Birmingham where she taught Sunday School, was active in the music program and in mission study groups.
She was currently a member or Deerfoot Baptist Church. She was an active member of the Samford University Auxiliary where she was a member of the Executive Committee. Services will be on Thursday Dec 4, at 2 p.m. with burial in Jefferson Memorial Gardens Trussville. Dr. Wayne Scott officiating.
Visitation will be from 5 until 7pm Wednesday. She is survived by her husband, Odell F. Grady, sisters, Elizabeth Moss of Greenwood SC, Carie Tidwell of Fairmount GA, sisters-in-law, Ann Gravlee of Huntsville AL, Rose T. Grady and Lavenia Scurlock, brother-in-law, Edwin L. Grady of Lacey's Spring AL, several nieces and nephews. Jefferson Memorial Trussville directing. Birmingham News (AL), Date: December 3, 2008



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