The Record-Journal Online
OBITUARIES
Me
To        Me Today at 1:07 PM
Walter Lee Broaden
Walter Lee Broaden, age 57, earthly life ended on September
1, 2014 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Miss. Funeral
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, 2014
at the Sumterville Missionary Baptist Church, Epes, Alabama
with Pastor Ben T. Broaden officiating. Burial followed at Brown’
s Cemetery.
Walter is loved and will be greatly missed by many who knew
him. His memory will be cherished by two sisters: Rosie Dial of
Epes, and Edna Broaden of Bessemer; three brothers: Jimmy
Broaden, Lonzell Broaden and Donzell Broaden all of
Bessemer; two uncles: Rev. Ben T. (Odessa) Broaden of Epes
and Nathaniel Broaden of Atlanta, Ga.; two special nieces:
Merinda Broaden and Twanda Broaden both of Epes; along
with a great host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and
friends.
Final arrangements entrusted to Smith’s Mortuary, 1595
County Road 133, Boligee, Alabama 35443, Tennyson, Smith
Owner/ Manager.

SFC John Leon Head, Sr.
SFC John Leon Head, Sr., age 36, earthly life ended on August
30, 2014 in Prince George, Virginia. Funeral Services were
held at 12 noon on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Little
Zion Baptist Church in Boligee. Pastor Kenneth Howard, Pastor;
Pastor Michael Barton, Officiated. Burial followed at Little Zion
Baptist Church Cemetery.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of
15 years: Monique and son whom he loved dearly John Head
Jr. of Prince George, Virginia. A caring mother: Annie L. Head
of Boligee; a devoted father: John (Odessa) Head of
Demopolis; mother–in-law: Flossie Jones of Hopewell, Va.; four
sisters: Ida Head of Eutaw, Michelle Head and Teresa (Tyrene)
Mack of Boligee and Annette Head of Eutaw; two brothers:
Decarlos (Latasha) Head of Boligee and Dewayne Murray of
Tuscaloosa; sisters-in-law: Nicole (Sean) Flattery of Detroit,
Mich.; extended family of brothers and sisters: Pat (Toni) Lewis
and Jackie (Bryan) Houzer of Tuscaloosa; Sgt. Major Cynthia
(Noble) Turner, El, Paso, Texas and Cpt. Quinton Gilbert, El
Paso, Texas and Adrian (Lakeisha) Gilbert; fourteen nieces,
twelve nephews and one great niece; a host of aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends who loved him dearly. A devoted friend of
the family: Ronald McAlpine, Tyrene Mack, Sr., Larry Bevelle,
Eddie Purse, Morris Longmire and Warren Longmire, Jr. were
very dear to his heart.
Final arrangements entrusted to Smith’s Mortuary, 1595
County Road 133, Boligee, Alabama 35443, Tennyson, Smith
Owner/ Manager.

Wallace Johnson, Jr.
Wallace Johnson, Jr., age 49, of Montgomery, formerly of
Bellamy, died September 14, 2014, at Health South
Rehabilitation Hospital in Montgomery. Services were 2 p.m.
Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Bethel Pine Baptist Church
in Coatopa with Rev. Christopher Spencer officiating. Burial
followed in Mount Tabor Cemetery with McInnis Mortuary of
Livingston directing. Visitation was Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at
the mortuary. The body lie in state one hour prior to services at
the church.

Hubbard Pearce
Hubbard Pearce, age 82, of Bellamy, died September 10, 2014,
at Sumter Health Rehabilitation in York. Services were 12 noon
Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Friendship Baptist Church
with Rev. Robert Pearce, Jr. officiating. Burial followed in
Elmwood Memorial Gardens with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston
directing. Visitation was Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.
The body lie in state one hour prior to services at the church.

Kenneth Dave Puzak
Kenneth Dave Puzak, 73, of Gallion passed away September
17, 2014 in Demopolis. He was born February 1, 1941 in
Tuscaloosa County to the late Alfred Lee and Ila. B. Garner
Puzak. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, September 19,
2014, at Memory Hill Gardens on Skyland Blvd. in Tuscaloosa.
The family will receive friends at Kirk Funeral Homes Demopolis
Chapel from 10 to 11 a.m. before leaving for Tuscaloosa.
Survivors: Wife of 48 years Charlotte Ann Brown Puzak;
Daughters Tonya Boles (David), Tanya Eperson (Wade) of
Moundville; Sister Margaret Wooley of Demopolis; Brothers
Alfred Lee of Puzak, Jr. (Gwen) Livingston; Grandchildren
Dylan Eperson and Megan Eperson of Moundville, 1 great
grandchild Able Eperson of Moundville.
Pallbearers: Dylan Eperson, Jordan Hurter, Don Black, Jimmy
Blankinship, Ken Puzak, and Mike Puzak.

Louis Scott
Louis Scott, age 55, of Livingston, formerly of Birmingham, died
September 15, 2014, at home. Services were 2 p.m. Saturday,
September 20, 2014, at South Park Seventh Day Adventist
Church in Birmingham with Pastor Auldwin Humphries
officiating. Burial followed in Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham
with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston directing. The body lie in
state 30 minutes prior to services at the church.

Burnette “Bone” Thomas
Burnette Thomas, age 90, earthly life ended on August 23,
2014 at Greene County Nursing Home. Funeral Services were
held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014 at St. Matthew
Baptist Church; Rev. Colvin Prince, Sr., Pastor; Rev. James
Hardy, Officiated. Burial followed at St. Matthew Baptist Church
Cemetery.
“Bone” as she was affectionately known, expressed her strong
belief in God on a daily basis. She would tell anyone she talked
with, “Whatever you do keep God with you at all times.”
She leaves to cherish her memories: A loving daughter: Ruth
(Samuel) Manyo of Hempstead, N. Y. and a loving son: Don
(Darryl) Thomas of Harvey, Ill.; two special cousins: Sinnie N.
Richardson of Eutaw and Cora Lee Bentley of Tuscaloosa; two
close friends: Carrie Mobley and Bernice Barnes both of Eutaw;
a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends.
Final arrangements entrusted to Smith’s Mortuary, 1595
County Road 133, Boligee, Alabama 35443, Tennyson, Smith
Owner/ Manager.

Mary Jane Thomas
Mary Jane Thomas, age 94, of Boligee, died September 15,
2014, at home. Services were 12 noon Saturday, September
20, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eutaw. Burial
followed in St. Paul Cemetery in Boligee with Gandy Funeral
Home of Eutaw directing. Visitation was Friday from 2 to 6 p.m.
at the funeral home. The bodyl lie in state one hour prior to
services at the church.

Ethel Lee Townsend
Ethel Lee Townsend, age 74, of York, died September 5, 2014,
at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Miss. Services were
12 noon Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Lily's Chapel A.M.E.
Zion Church with Rev. Shirley Martin officiating. Burial will follow
in Lily's Chapel Cemetery with McInnis Mortuary of Livingston
directing. Visitation will be Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the
mortuary. The body will lie in state one hour prior to services at
the church.
Pallbearers were family and friends. Flower Bearers were family
and friends.
The family would like to show appreciation to Bro. Robert Smith
of Ward, Rus Foundation Hospital and Rush Emergency Room
Doctors and Staff, Meridian, Miss.; both of York for thier
dedicated services. May God bless and keep each of you.
The family of Mrs. Ethel Townsend would like for each of you to
consider making a contribution to the American Cancer
Association.
Obits: ARE FREE (the first run) and MUST come from the Mortuary, probate judge or
company taking care of arrangements. Additional information will have to be charged. No
Exceptions! Please email them to scrjmedia@yahoo.com or fax them to 205-652-4466. Cards
of Thanks, personal family messages and photos must be paid for before they can run.
Photos are $15.00 for each run with the obituary. Additional runs of the obit will cost the
same as a advertisement. Obits are subject to editing.
Obit Photo Payment $15.00
$24.60 Black and White 2 Col.
wide x 2" tall
(business card size)
advertisement (thank you,
yard sale, ect)
Need to tell everyone in
the community Thank You?
We can do that.

Please put your ad copy in
the special notes section of
paypal.

Feel free to write your own special
message, but if you need a idea
here is a example:
The family of John Doe wishes to
thank everyone for their kind
thoughts, prayers, food, and love
during this time of our sorrow. With
Love, Doe family