Obituaries

Bobby Herman Raper

Bobby Herman Raper, 73, of Anniston, Alabama, formerly of Haleyville, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 at his residence. He was the owner of a plumbing supply business and had served in the United States Navy.

Lorene Ward,

Lorene Ward, 96, of Haleyville, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.

O.V. Nix

O.V. Nix, 88, of Phil Campbell, Alabama, died at home on Friday, July 3, 2020, after a brief illness. Born and raised in the Liberty Hill community, O.V. was the fifth of eight children born to George Edward Nix and Flossie Ann (Senkbeil) Nix. He retired from Reynolds-Alcoa in 1994 after forty years of service. Married to Irene Hutcheson Nix for 62 years, she preceded him in death in 2017. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by brothers Fred, Roy and Jack Nix and sisters Doris Nix Mayfield and Ruby Nix Hester.

Patricia "Pat" Louise Odom

Patricia "Pat" Louise Odom, 80, of Nauvoo, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020.  Her visitation will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 5-6 p.m. at Wilson Bros. Funeral Home in Carbon Hill, with her funeral following at 6 p.m.  Her graveside service will be held Thursday, July 2, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Kelley Cemetery in Eldridge.

James S. "Jim" Roy

James S. "Jim" Roy, 84, of Birmingham, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020.  He was the father of Kenneth B. Roy III, of Arley. 

A memorial service for James will be held Friday, June 26, 2020 at 11:30 AM at Southern Heritage Funeral Home, 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, AL 35124, followed by a visitation and reception.