Obituaries for 1/7/2004

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Barbie Floyd Hooks

Barbie Floyd Hooks, 83, of Red Level died Wednesday, December 31, 2003 in a Fort Walton Beach, Fla. nursing facility.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 2, 2004 at Keahey Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Armstrong and Michael Bush officiating. Special music was provided by the Bush family. Burial followed in Antioch United Methodist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include one son, Kenneth (Ann) Hooks of Red Level, one sister, Larecce Turner of Red Level; six grandchildren, Maria Berry, Lee Travis, Damone Hooks, Jennifer Hooks, Anthony Hooks and Jessica Hooks; four great grandchildren, Austin Travis, Tyler Travis, D.J. Hooks and Allison Travis.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry C. Hooks; a son, Charles Hooks and a great grandson, Logan Travis; two sisters, Evelyn Thompson, Bernice Johns; two brothers, Stacy Floyd and Johnnie Floyd.

Pallbearers included Roger Miller, Jimmy Rodgers, Dudley Bullock, Ansley Hooks, Billy Turner and Paul Floyd.

Diane Castleberry

Diane Castleberry, 53, a resident of Prattville died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at a local hospital.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2004 at 2 p.m. from Fountain City Baptist Church, with Pastor Rick Moore officiating. Burial will follow in Prattville Memory Gardens with Prattville Memorial Chapel directing. She was a faithful member of Fountain City Baptist Church where she generously contributed her talent as a musician.

She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. James E. Sharpe.

She is survived by her beloved spouse of 33 years, Jesse Castleberry of Prattville; one son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Kelly Castleberry of Millbrook; two grandchildren, Russel Michael Castleberry and Zackery Shane Castleberry; her mother, Gladys Sharp of Prattville; one sister, Tammy McNutt of Millbrook; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmie and Sandy Sharpe of McKenzie, Ed and Donna Sharpe of Montgomery.

Pallbeaerers will be Thomas Wiebe, Don Taylor, Charles Styron, Vernon Easterling Tony Moore and Steve Moore. The family will receive friends at Prattville Memorial Chapel on Monday from 6 until 8 p.m.

Norma Daughtry

Norma Daughtry, 73, of Andalusia died Saturday, January 3, 2004 in an Opp hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at Keahey Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 6, 2004. Burial will follow in the Andalusia Memorial Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include a son, Ken Daughtry of Eastman, Ga.; daughters and son-in-law, Brenda Daughtry of Georgia and Debbie and Alan Jones of Andalusia; two grandchildren, Stephen Jones and Zackary Jones.

Billy Lehn Tipton

Billy Lehn Tipton, 59, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, met his Lord on Sunday, January 4 2004, after a long history of complications with juvenile diabetes.

He was the son of the late Joe Max and Addie Deakle Tipton of Mobile, Alabama.

He is survived by his wife Paula of Murfreesboro; daughters, Cassie of Little Rock, AR, Jennifer (Steve) Tittel of Misawa, Japan, and Mary of Murfreesboro; son Paul of Ann Arbor, MI; and grandson, John Samuel Tittel.

He is also survived by sisters, Pamela Moak of Alabama and Angela (Rick) Jeffers of Georgia; and brother, James O. Tipton of Connecticut, and nieces and nephews.

He had been employed by the Murfreesboro Police Department for the past six years.

A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1020 North Rutherford Blvd, Murfreesboro, on Saturday, January 10 2004 at 2:00pm.

The Reverends Lee Ferguson and Bill Gainey will officiate.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Trinity Presbyterian Church Building Fund.