Obituaries for Thurs., Nov. 17, 2011

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 17, 2011


A celebration of Joe Helms’ life will be held on Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Jimmy and Kelley Faulkner’s farm near Straughn High School.

Anyone who would like to visit with the Helms family and and their friends to celebrate his life is welcome.

His wife Bobbi; his daughter Tricia; and son Brad, with their families, and his brother Craig and his family, as well as other family members, will welcome Mr. Helms’ friends and share memories.

Dress is casual.

Those needing more information or directions may call 334-222-6281 or 334-222-1863 and leave a message. Your call will be returned.



Chan Ho Turman Whitehurst, 82, passed away Thurs., Nov. 10, 2011, at her daughter’s residence in Montgomery.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sun., Nov 20, at Good News Baptist Chapel with the Rev. Jay Driver officiating.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Anna and Marcus Hyles; grandsons, Joshua and Caleb Hyles; and numerous extended family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good News Baptist Chapel, 29712 Good New Chapel Rd, Dozier, AL 29712.