Obituaries

Billie Smith
B: 1918-04-22
D: 2017-11-12
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Smith, Billie
Joseph Hill
B: 1930-05-18
D: 2017-11-08
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Hill, Joseph
Aaron Garlen
D: 2017-11-05
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Garlen, Aaron
Susan Porter
B: 1947-11-06
D: 2017-11-04
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Porter, Susan
Brooks Ashcraft
B: 1933-04-21
D: 2017-11-01
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Ashcraft, Brooks
Thomas Hensley
B: 1943-01-12
D: 2017-10-30
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Hensley, Thomas
Christine Smith
B: 1922-01-20
D: 2017-10-24
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Smith, Christine
Jimmy Appleton
B: 1943-02-23
D: 2017-10-24
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Appleton, Jimmy
Ruth McKay
B: 1951-05-28
D: 2017-10-13
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McKay, Ruth
Jomel Padilla
B: 1989-10-07
D: 2017-10-10
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Padilla, Jomel
Robert Harrison
B: 1935-06-07
D: 2017-10-06
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Harrison, Robert
William Mooney
B: 1927-07-20
D: 2017-10-05
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Mooney, William
Edward Woodall
B: 1951-08-04
D: 2017-09-28
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Woodall, Edward
Gabriel Spalding
B: 1973-10-21
D: 2017-09-21
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Spalding, Gabriel
John (Johnny) Sandlin
B: 1945-04-16
D: 2017-09-19
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Sandlin, John (Johnny)
Ruth Elmore
B: 1922-07-28
D: 2017-09-17
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Elmore, Ruth
James Huffstutler
B: 1926-01-14
D: 2017-09-15
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Huffstutler, James
Dorothea Patterson
B: 1932-07-26
D: 2017-09-04
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Patterson, Dorothea
Donald Robison
B: 1944-08-19
D: 2017-09-02
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Robison, Donald
Christine Roche
B: 1949-01-29
D: 2017-08-28
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Roche, Christine
Howard Allen
B: 1927-08-26
D: 2017-08-23
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Allen, Howard

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Tim Bailey, Manager, Funeral Director & Embalmer
Email: tbail@stonemor.com

Tim has been a funeral director and embalmer here since 1990, but was promoted to manager in January 2010. He is a longtime resident of Decatur and is a member of The First United Methodist Church, Decatur Lions Club, Daybreak Rotary Club, Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #29 and the Cahaba Shrine Temple and the Decatur Shrine Club.

Phyllis Sanford, Funeral Home Administrator
Email: psanf@stonemor.com

Phyllis became the funeral home administrator at Ridout's in June 2010 after a long career as an office manager in the metal business. She has lived in Trinity since 2006 and is a member of Mt. View Baptist Church. A native of Mt. Hope, she was a graduate of Mt. Hope School and was active in the community through Relay for Life.

Julia Kirby-Sims, Funeral Assistant

Julia is a native of Decatur. When not providing assistance at the funeral home, she works as the receptionist for Decatur General Oncology Center. She has two children, Camille Register and Jay Sims, and six grandchildren, Ashton Sims, Westly Sims, Arrington Register, Julia Mary Register, Margeaux Register and Roddy Register.

Philip Harris, Funeral Assistant

Philip began working here in April 2013 after 12 years in retirement. He previously worked at Monsanto/Solutia for 37 years and also is veteran of the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Linda, have been married for more than 45 years and are active members of Family Baptist Church. They enjoy what God has blessed them with: friends, college football, and especially family. The couple has two daughters, Shellie Haggard (Lendon) and Christie Jordan (Brooks), and three grandchildren, Georgia, Russell and Hayden.

Martha Owens, Funeral Assistant

Martha enjoys that her work at the funeral home allows her to provide care for others during their time of need. The longtime Moulton resident is an active member of Moutlon Church of God. She volunteers her time in the community by cooking for the sick and by cutting and styling hair for nursing home residents.

Robert Colburn, Advanced Planning Coordinator

Robert joined the team in June 2013. He has lived in Decatur for more than 20 years and is a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church and the Decatur Lions Club. He enjoys spending time with his wife, three children, two grandchildren and the family dog, Buddy.

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