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Mr. Mack Cleve Birks was born on August 9, 1980 and passed away September 8, 2021 the fourth of five children to mother Evelyn Jones-Birks (deceased) and Father Mack Cleve Birks, Jr. in Columbus, Georgia.

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Kendall Holloway Faulkner, 42, left this earth for his eternal home on Thursday, August 26, 2021, leaving behind an abundance of family and friends whom he loved dearly and who loved him in return.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

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Reverend Joe L. Caldwell was born on July 19, 1937, in Union Springs, Alabama, to the late Deacon Leroy and Sister Ida Bell Caldwell.

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Mary Lois Arrington Green, 96, a resident of Union Springs, AL, passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. from Sandfield Cemetery with Minister Brad Arrington officiating and Gray Funeral Home directing.

Terry Sims McLelland, an American hero, died August 22, 2021. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 10:00 a.m., at Mt. Hilliard Cemetery with Dr. Robbins Sims officiating and Gray Funeral Home directing.

Carole Ann Sweeney Dawson, 76, of Banks, Alabama, passed away August 12, 2021, at her home surrounded by her husband and sons.

Mr. Keith McAndrew Thompson, a resident of Tallassee, Alabama, passed away Friday, August 13, 2021, at the age of 69. He was born August 25, 1951, in Union Springs, Alabama.

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Marie Cobb Bryant was born December 15, 1925 to the late Johnnie L. Cobb and Georgia Caldwell Cobb (delivered by midwife, Rosa Farmer Cobb) in Midway, AL. To this union 10 children were born. At the young age of 11 she joined Great Hope A.M.E. Church under the leadership of Rev. E. D. Willia…

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Sonia Taylor was born December 9, 1960 in Miami, FL. She attended North Miami Beach Senior High and graduated in 1978.

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Helen Louise Spurlin Stewart passed away on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at the age of 69.

Ms. Marie Bryant passed on August 4, 2021. The graveside service will be held on August 14, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Great Hope United In Christ Cemetery, with Rev. Christine Thomas officiating.

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Mr. Riley Lee Feggins Jr, 52 of Montgomery, Alabama transitioned away on Monday, July 5, 2021 surrounded by family & friends.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the peaceful transition of Mr. Joe Lewis Hooks native of Union Springs, Alabama. Mr. Hooks, 69 transitioned into eternity, June 25, 2021 at his residence in Fairfield, Alabama.

Graveside service for Ms. Marian J. Milbry will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetary in Midway, Al. Allen Funeral Home and staff will be directing.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the restful transition of Minister Janie N Mims of Union Springs, Alabama on June 24, 2021. Minister Mims, 70, entered eternal rest while being comforted by her devoted family.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the serene transition of Ms. Bertha Maddox on June 18, 2021. Surrounded by the comfort of her caring family, Ms. Maddox, 73, of Union Springs, Alabama completed her earthly tenure in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Mrs. Lallar Mae Chambliss, 76, of Union Springs, Alabama peacefully entered into eternal rest with her husband and son by her side on June 21, 2021.

Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Billy Lee Calloway, a native of Union Springs, AL. While surrounded by his devoted family, Mr. Calloway, 65, peacefully transitioned into eternity June 10, 2021 at his residence in Virginia Beach, VA.

Mr. Charles Edward Norris, a resident of Tallassee, Alabama, passed away Friday, June 18, 2021, at the age of 78. He was born in Bullock County, Alabama, November 09, 1942.

Carter Funeral Home announces the sudden but peaceful transition of Mrs. Yvonne H. Thomas of Union Springs, Alabama. Mrs. Thomas known and loved as “Tammy”, 61 transitioned into eternity, June 9, 2021 at the Bullock County Hospital.

Carter Funeral Home announces the peaceful transition of Mrs. Mary J. Blakely of Troy, Alabama. Mrs. Blakely, 81 transitioned into eternity, June 9, 2021 in Montgomery, Alabama. The Commemoration of Life began with a public visitation, Friday, June 18, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at …

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Billy Lee Calloway, a native of Union Springs, AL. While surrounded by his devoted family, Mr. Calloway, .65, peacefully transitioned into eternity June 10, 2021 at his residence in Virginia Beach, VA.

Myrtie Mote Roughton, 76, a resident of the Almeria Community, passed away on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. from Macedonia Baptist Church, with Rev. Ronald Earles officiating.

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Carter Funeral Home humbly announces the transition of Mr. Vernon Day of Union Springs, Alabama.

Joshua Keith Head was born on February 20, 1981, to Steve Head and Toneece Price in Montgomery, Alabama. Josh went home on June 7, 2021, at the age of 40.

Jill Hixon Harden passed away peacefully at home on May 22, 2021. Born in Perote, Alabama, to John Roy Hixon and Gertrude Mildred Green Hixon, Jill’s youth was filled with fun on the farm, school dances, cane squeezings at the Dykes farm, and local dances with Hank Williams, Sr. on guitar.

Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Nelson Young, 69 of Banks, Alabama. Mr. Young, a trained electrician, transitioned into eternity, May 31, 2021 in Montgomery, AL.

Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Ms. Christine Grays of Union Springs, Alabama. Ms. Grays, 61, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the Bullock County Hospital.

Mr. Calvin Avery’s service will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 12:00 noon at Mt. Calmer Baptist Church Cemetery on Highway 82 West heading towards Montgomery.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Robert James Rodgers of Union Springs, Alabama. Mr. Rodgers, 85, transitioned into eternity, Thursday, May 5, 2021, at the Southern Springs Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Linda S. Brown of Union Springs, Alabama. Mrs. Brown, 58, fell asleep in death on May 11, 2021 at the Jackson Hospital in Montgomery, AL.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Walter Lee Sparks of Union Springs, Alabama.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Joseph Arbennie Townsend Howard, 18, of Dallas Texas. Loved and known as “Jo-Jo”, Mr. Howard, is the son of Mr. Townsend Howard, a native of Union Springs, Alabama.

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An honored and faithful doorkeeper has answered the Master's Call to eternal rest. Carter Funeral Home is humbled to announce the transition of Mr. William Lee Jenkins of Union Springs, Alabama. Mr. Jenkins peacefully exchanged life for eternity on March 29, 2021, at his residence.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Robert Youngblood of Midway, Alabama.

Mr. Horce L. King passed on Saturday, May 22, 2021. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. from Person Chapel Church in Midway, Alabama.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Ca’Darius V. Starks of Troy, Alabama. Mr. Starks, 21, transitioned into eternity, Thursday, May 5, 2021, at his residence.

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Carter Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Sharon Blanche Morgan McClendon of Union Springs, Alabama.

“Not with out design does God write The painful experience we suffer for our greatest is to know that God cares and he is always miracle of life. There is departure “A beautiful and caring life ended Betty Jean Debose”.

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Mrs. Mary Jean Gaines (Murphy), 87, passed away peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side on May 13, 2021. Mary was born in Washington D.C. to Lucille White and James Bartholomew Murphy on November 25th, 1933.

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Bereshia (Big Chuck) Flowers, 26, of Brundidge, AL whom soon moved to Union Springs, AL as a young girl passed away April 30, 2021 at Opelika East Alabama Medical Center. Bereshia was born August 14, 1994 in Troy, AL to her belated father Bernard Flowers and her living father Mr. Gary and Co…

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Walter "Leon" Hinson, 82, a resident of Elmore County and formerly of Union Springs, AL, passed away on April 30, 2021.

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Bettye Thompson Billingsley passed peacefully December 12, 2020, in Northglenn, CO. Bettye was born to the late William Oliver Thompson and Maggie Lawrence Thompson in Selma, AL, March 4, 1936.

Olivia Virginia Broadway Moore, 85, a resident of Union Springs, Alabama, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 2, 2021, at her home.

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Ann Hendley was a fixture in Union Springs, Alabama, for nearly 69 years. Born in Georgianna, Alabama, she married Cephus H. Hendley, Jr. when she was 22 years old and moved to Union Springs, where she lived until her demise, just 11 days short of her 91st birthday.

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Ms. Juanita K. Penn, age 83 of Union Springs, Alabama transitioned peacefully at her daughter’s home in Montgomery, Alabama on April 16, 2021.

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Anthony” Tony” Bennett, Sr., 60 of Phenix City, AL passed Wednesday, April 14, 2021 in Columbus, GA.

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​Ronald (Ron) Travis Lee, “Pop,” 73, died peacefully on April 11, 2021, in Montgomery, Alabama, with his wife Elizabeth Anne Lee by his side.

Hattie Mae Hogan “Pat” Pickett, age 97, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2021.

Max Wesley Kelly, 79, died March 15, 2021. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 18, 2021, 2:00 p.m., from Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Will Newton and John Emfinger officiating.

Carter Funeral Home announces the transition of Mr. Gerald Culpepper. Mr. Culpepper, 81, of Fitzpatrick, Alabama quietly transitioned into eternity on February 28, 2021, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Celebration of Life Services and Interment were held Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 12 noon from the …