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Gracie Warlow (Barr) Andersen

Orlando lost one of its greatest philanthropists with the death of Gracia Andersen, widow of former Orlando Sentinel publisher Martin Andersen. Mrs. Andersen donated millions of dollars to cultural and nonprofit organizations in the Orlando area. She preferred to make her gifts without fanfare, but now that she has passed, she is receiving the recognition she shunned in life.


Nancy (Hardy) Abberger

Nancy Hardy Harberger died peacefully on December 31, 2011 after a long illness. Nancy was born June 21, 1925 in Augusta, Georgia, she was the daughter of Dr. Eric West Hardy and Madolon Moore Hardy. A graduate of Agnes Scott College, she had resided in Orlando since 1952. Early in her adult life Nancy combined a love of the outdoors with keen organizational skills as staff member with the Girl Scouts of America, serving as Executive Director in Columbus, Georgia, and Assistant Director in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Eunice Mae Counts

Eunice Mae Counts, age 77 years, entered eternal life July 1, 2005 in Tulsa, OK. She was born February 9, 1928 in Wymore, NE, to Floyd and Gladys (Sprague) Philippi. Eunice married the love of her life, Earl N. Counts, April 10, 1948 in Tulsa. She was a wonderful homemaker and longtime member of Metro Faith Christian Church. She always had ice cream at her house for her beloved grandchildren and she never stopped waving from the porch until you were out of sight.


Harry Edwin Behnamann

Harry Edwin Behnamann was born in Sigourney, Iowa, on March 17, 1892. His parents were Louis Diedrich Behnamann (born 2 August 1871) and Bertha Elizabeth Gann (born 28 October 1871 in Germany). He had one brother Alfred Leo who never married but worked for the railroad.

Harry's father Louis was labeled a laborer (plowshare) in the 1900 census, and worked in the Rock Island Arsenal in 1910.


Ruth Kate (Strickland) Barks

MOUNDVILLE Ruth Kate Strickland Barks, age 87, of Moundville, died March 8, 2011, at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home with Jerry Koster officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home, a Dignity Memorial Provider, directing. Visitation will be Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Barks, a sister Catherine Farley; two brothers Clyde Strickland and Ray Strickland; and her parents.


Leonard Willie ""Toots"" Barks

Moundville- Leonard W. "Toots" Barks, age 79 of 475 Duncan Loop Rd., Moundville, died May 22, 1998, at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services will be held Wednesday, 2 p.m. at Memory Chapel with Bro. Jerry Koster and Bro. Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Gardens with Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing.


Grace Marie (Reicherter) Behnamann

Grace Marie (Reicherter) Behnamann was born in Silver Lake, Kansas, on August 29, 1897. Her parents were Albert F. Reicherter (born 23 October 1857) and Emma Eugenia Cones (born 5 December 1870). She was the second of five sisters with a youngest brother: Lavergne Eugenia, Faye, Ethel Louise, Doris, and Albert Otto.


Rodger Benton Wood

Rodger Benton Wood was born in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, on February 2, 1929. His parents were Clinton Webster Wood (born 9 November 1899) and Gladys Evelyn Hippler (born 27 September 1902). He had three younger brothers, Clinton Wood, Jr., John Willis Wood, and James Hancock Wood, who all preceded him in death.

Rodger's father Clinton Wood worked for Phil Wood Industries, Ltd., in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, where he met Rodger's mother Gladys Hippler.


Phillip Wayne Channell

Phillip W. Channell

BUHL Phillip W. Channell, age 62, of Buhl, died Jan. 4, 2012, at home. Services will be 7 p.m. tonight at Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Delbert Canterberry officiating. Private burial will be held in Pate Cemetery with Tuscaloosa Memorial Chapel Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be 30 minutes prior to services at the funeral home.

Phillip was a member of The Tuscaloosa Police Dept and was a K-9 officer for a while . He was married and had two children.


Kenneth Wayne Wilson

Kenneth Wilson, 27, of Forest Lake Apartments died Sunday at University Hospital in Birmingham.
Funereal services were to be today at 2 p.m. at the Asbury Methodist Church 15 miles northeast of Columbus Miss, on the Vernon Road. The Rev. Charles Heltman and the Rev. Brannon Pinion were to officiate. Burial was to be in the church cemetery with Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing.


Phyllis Ann (Raper) Prutt

Phyllis Ann Pruitt

Funeral services for Phyllis Ann Pruitt, 58, of Anniston, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Pastor Michael Cox will officiate.

Her family will receive friends Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at Forestlawn Gardens Mausoleum. Miller Funeral Home and Crematory will direct. Mrs. Pruitt passed away at her home, July 5, 2010.


Catherine Strickland Farley

Catherine Strickland Farley, age 78 died Dec. 5, 2006 at the VA Medical Center. Services were held on Dec.8, 2006 at Hargrove United Methodist Church with Rev. David Blakney officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Skelton Funeral of Reform directing.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers, Ray Strickland and Clyde Strickland, and the father of her children Clifford Farley.