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Jimmie Lee Cain
A graveside service for Jimmie Lee Cain, 84, of Athens, was Tuesday at Roselawn Cemetery with Dr. Robin Smith officiating and Limestone Chapel Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Cain died July 9, 2006, at Athens Convalescent Center.
He was an army veteran of World War II and attended Parkers Chapel United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sarah Ruth Sandlin Cain of Athens; one brother Wallace F. Cain and wife, June, of Athens; one nephew, Wallace Cain Jr. and wife, Rebecca, of Athens; and two great-nieces, Christie Smith of Azel, Texas, and Candee Englas of Reno, Nev.
William Thomas Fogg
The funeral service for William Thomas Fogg, 87, of Ardmore, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Ardmore Memorial Funeral Home with Tony Boyles and Bill Chester officiating. Burial will be in Hatchett Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Fogg died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at home.
He was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Limestone County to Raymond Fogg and Vanella Mae Fowler Fogg. He lived all his life in this area. He was a member of Wooley Springs Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for many years and taught Sunday school. He enjoyed gardening and playing Dominos and Rook.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ima Folds Fogg; daughter, Robbie Barnett; grandson, Rickey Michael, and brother, R.L. Fogg.
He is survived by one son, Raymond Fogg and wife, Sue, of Ardmore; one daughter, Dortha Michael of Ardmore; three brothers, Rudolph Fogg of Connecticut, Max Fogg of Indiana and Lavon Fogg of Elkmont; six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren, great-grandchildren and spouses.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Limestone County, P.O. Box 626, Athens, Ala., 35612, or to Wooley Springs Baptist Church, 28025 Bethel Road, Toney, Ala., 35773.
The funeral for Leo Hampton, 81, of Athens will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Spry Funeral Home with Jerry Johnson officiating. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. in Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski, Tenn.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Hampton died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at home.
He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was past president of the Limestone County Farm Bureau and past president of the Alabama Pork Producers. He was also past vice-president and founder of the Limestone County Feeder Pig Association. He was a member of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association and leader of the Limestone County Young Farmers Association. He was also a past delegate of the National Farm Bureau Federation.
He is survived by two daughters, Linda Kinney and husband, Bill, of Madison and Kathie Wells and husband, Curtis, of Richmond, Va.; two granddaughters, Melanie Page of Athens and Ashley Dorsett of Birmingham; three great-grandchildren, Christa Page and Andy Page, both of Athens, and David Dorsett of Birmingham; two sisters, Mavine Roberts of Decatur and Maxine Burgreen of Madison; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Chris Hampton and son Wayne Hampton.
Pallbearers will be Bill Kinney, Curtis Wells, Randy Hampton, Larry Hampton, Andy Page and Ray Miller.
Sharon Allene Range
The funeral for Sharon Allene Range, 52, of Athens, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Limestone Chapel with the Rev. Greg Lauderback officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Mrs. Range died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at home.
She was a member of the Baptist church.
She is survived by her husband, Steven Keith Range of Athens; one son, Christopher Keith Range of Mobile; one daughter, Stacy Allene Mitchell and husband, Chris, of Madison; two brothers, David R. Daugette and wife, Yetta, of Albertville and Grady E. Easterling and wife, Judy, of Athens; one sister, Kathy Brock and husband, Lynn, of Houston, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Greg Easterling, Cliff Rule, Chad Easterling, James Daugette, Mark Rule and Willie King.