Obituaries for Sat., Nov. 5, 2011

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 5, 2011


Edward H. Brogden, Jr., 85, of Montgomery, died Wed., Nov. 2, 2011, at his son’s residence.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m., today, Sat., Nov. 5, at Able Cemetery with Foreman Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. at Foreman’s.

Mr. Brogden was the former District Attorney for Covington County, and retired after 28 years from the legal department of the state of Alabama Department of Transportation.

He is survived by his daughter, Shona Brogden-Stirbl, and husband, Robert C. Stirbl of Pasadena, Calif.; two sons, Wilburn C Brogden, and his wife, Cathy Brogden, of Montgomery and Edward Brogden of Berkeley, Calif.; three grandchildren, John David Brogden, Christina Brogden and Diana Brogden; sisters, Betty Baldwin and Mary Sue Brown of Andalusia.

Pallbearers will be Robert Stirbl, Donnie Sharpe, Wilburn C. Brogden, Joe B. Brogden, Phillip Brogden and Alan Brown.


Patsy Earl Threatt Hester

Patsy Earl Threatt Hester, 72, originally of Andalusia, passed away Wed., Nov. 2, in a Mobile hospital.

Funeral services will be held Sun., Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Serenity Garden Cemetery. Visitation will be held tonight from 5 until 8 at the funeral home.

She is survived by her husband, Roy Hester of Mobile; three daughters, Gigi (Bobby) Riddinghouse, Jennifer Cochran and Brandy Banos, all of Mobile; two sons, Tommy (Kathy) Hester of Bowie, Texas, and Chad (Jessica) Hester of St. Louis; a brother, Billy Threatt of Andalusia; a brother-in-law, Don (Sharlene) Hester of Mobile; and one sister-in-law, Florell Bates of Andalusia; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.