Obituaries for Wed., Oct. 20, 2010

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 20, 2010


Chris Carber, 44, of Gainsville, Ga., passed away on Sat., Oct. 14, 2010.

Funeral services were held Tues., Oct. 19, at 11:30 a.m. at Long Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Smithart officiating. Special music was provided by Debbie Butts, and interment followed in the church cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Atlanta.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Carber; two sons, Aaron Carber and Ian Carber, all of Gainsville, Ga.; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Billy and Madelene Smithart of Andalusia.

Serving as pallbearers were be Archie McManus, Kevin McManus, Ian Carber, Billy Smithart Jr., Wilbur Mitchell and Wayne Mitchell.

Honorary pallbearers were Cecil Smithart, Carlos Smithart and Robert Smithart.


Frank Harrelson, 76, formerly of Gantt, died Sat., Oct. 16, 2010, at his residence in Alabaster.

Funeral services were held Tues., Oct. 19, from Foreman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Sharpe and the Rev. J.D. Davis officiating, with burial following at Macedonia Cemetery in Rose Hill.

Survivors include his wife, Faye Ray Harrelson of Alabaster; his sons and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Melany Harrelson of Pleasant Grove and Greg Harrelson of Alabaster; his daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Don Perry of Daphne; five grandchildren, Blake Perry, Rebekah Hamill, Kelsey Perry, Emily Harrelson and Jacob Harrelson.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Harrelson, Don Perry, Blake Perry, Wyatt Sasser, Todd Sasser and Daron Bulger.

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