Obituaries for Thurs., Jan. 19, 2012

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 19, 2012


Christopher S. Lamont, 31, of Andalusia, died Mon., Jan. 16, 2012, from injuries in an auto accident.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Fri., Jan. 20, from the New Home Congregational Church with Brother Randy Jackson officiating and interment following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be tonight at Foreman Funeral Home from 5 to 8.

Survivors include his mother, Deirdra Lamont of River Falls; his son, John Shannon Lamont; daughter, Catlin Dayle Lamont; brother and sister-in-law, James and Megan Lamont of Chelsea; grandfather, George Lamont Sr. of South Carolina; uncles, Roger (Charlotte) Smith of River Falls, George Lamont of Mobile, Stephen Lamont of Birmingham, Scott Lamont and Tommy Smith of Andalusia; aunts, Becky (Buddy) Campbell of River Falls, Ann (Barry) Padgett of McKenzie, Rocky Minchew of South Carolina, Julie Lamont, Elizabeth Reed of Wisconsin and Melissa Lamont of Mississippi; special friends, Heather Waugh and Randee Lamont; stepchildren, Abby Langford and Alesha Langford; niece, Brookyn Renee Lamont; and numerous cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Shannon Lamont; and grandparents, Dub and Betty Smith and Nell Lamont.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the funeral fund, which will be accepted at Foreman Funeral Home.

Those unable to attend the services may sign the guest registry online at



Era Mae King, 83, a resident of Greenville, died Tues., Jan. 17, 2012.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., today, Thurs., Jan. 19, with the Rev. Jim Wilson officiating from Johnson Funeral Chapel in Georgiana. Burial will follow in Pigeon Creek Cemetery in Red Level, with Johnson Funeral Home directing.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Gayle Newton of Greenville; grandsons, Robert “Bob” Newton of Greenville and William “Bear” Newton of Clanton; brothers, George Chesser, Morgan Chesser and Butch Chesser all of Red Level; and four great-grandchildren.

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Ruby Poe “Boots” Davis, 83, of Tuscaloosa, died Wed., Jan. 18, 2012.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sun., Jan. 22, at First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, with the Rev. William A. Poe officiating. A private graveside service will be held at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park preceding the memorial service, with Heritage Chapel Funeral Home and Cremations directing.

Visitation will be held Sunday immediately following the service.