Obituaries for Fri., Jan. 28, 2011

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 28, 2011


Mr. Martin VanBuren “Jr.” Huckabaa, 59, of the Carolina Community passed away Wed., Jan. 26, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., today, Fri., Jan. 28, at Shady Hill Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons, William (Rosa) Huckabaa of Opp, Dennis Huckabaa of Carolina Community, Derek Huckabaa of Andalusia; daughters, Marsha (Robert) Douglas of Carolina Community, Brenda Tolbert of Opp; brothers, Jerry (Betty) Huckabaa of Greenville; Jackie (Mary) Huckabaa of Carolina Community, Curtis Huckabaa of Carolina Community, J. L. Huckabaa of Carolina Community; sisters, Evelyn (Edward) Davidson of Andalusia, Charlene (Wayne) Brandley of Wing and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mr. Huckabaa was a Vietnam War veteran and served in the United States Army.

Keahey Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Vida Irene Scruggs Cooper, 74, of Red Level passed away Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, in a Prattville hospital.

Funeral services were held Thurs., Jan. 27, at Keahey Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tony Glass officiating and interment following in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery with Keahey Funeral Home directing.

Survivors include three sons, Mike Cooper of Prattville, Scott (Angie) Cooper, Red Level and

Mark Cooper, Red Level; two daughters, Judy (Tom) Klipp, St. Louis, Patricia (Allen) Harbuck of Pickerington, Ohio; brothers and sisters, Juanita Atkison, Bobbie Jean Higdon, Buddy Scruggs, Jimmy Scruggs, Shirley Whittington, Diane Cartwright, Robert Scruggs, Ronald Scruggs, Brenda Scruggs, Larry Scruggs and Sue Bush; grandchildren, Jeff Klipp, Sarah Klipp, Adam Klipp, Todd Harbuck, Matthew Harbuck, Brandon Cooper, Michelle Aplin, Josh Cooper, Amanda Jackson and Cody Cooper; and 11 great grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Vaughn Cooper; two grandsons, Russell Harbuck and Nathaniel Cooper; and a sister, Pamela Scruggs.

Her grandsons served as pallbearers.

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