Benjamin Frank Smith

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 25, 2000

Benjamin Frank Smith, 67, of 312 Corman Avenue in Troy died Saturday, April 22, 2000 at Baptist Medical Center.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with the Rev. Dave Kirby presiding. Burial will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 4 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Anne and Michael Tindol of Enterprise; son and daughter-in-law, Robert William and Susan Smith of Troy; grandchildren, Rachael Tindol, Lex Tindol, Savannah Smith, Madison Smith; mother of his children, Grazia Windham Smith of Daleville; sisters, Shirley Stafford, Roberta Smith both of Pennsylvania; and brother, Leonard Smith of Pennsylvania.

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Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. William Denison, Ray Smith, Ralph Ford, Ray Stafford, Ben Hawkins, Dr. John M. Long, Paul McNeeley and James Smith.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sound of the South at Troy State University.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 25 at Dillard Funeral Home in Troy.

Kaylan Leighanne Tharp

Kaylan Leighanne Tharp, infant, died Saturday, March 25, 2000.

Her funeral was held on March 21 at Kirkpatrick Cemetery in Morristown, Tenn. Local announcements by Skeen Funeral Home of Troy.

Survivors include parents, Tim and Heather Tharp; grandparents, Rick and Angela Bowling of Troy, formerly of Arcadia, Fla., Donnie and Diane Tharp and Debbie and Jeffery Chany of Morristown, Tenn.; uncle, Michael Bowling of Port Charlotte, Fla.; aunts, Erica (Bowling) Walxer formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., Krendra Tharp of Morristown, Tenn.; great-grandparents of Eddie and Thelma Hartman formerly of Arcadia, Fla., Dallas and Mary Tharp, Andy and Anna Marie Bolden, Mable Chany all of Morristown, Tenn.; great-great-grandparents, Glenna (Hartman) Sexton of Punto Gorda, Fla., and other family of Flat, Tenn.

Charlie Lewis McClain, Sr.

Charlie Lewis McClain, Sr., 43, of Troy, died Tuesday, April 18, 2000 in a Montgomery Hospital.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m., Wedneaday, April 26 at New Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Walker presiding. Burial will follow at New Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. George F. Grubbs Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Survivors include father, Alexander (Jack) Matthews; mother, Mattie Lee McClain; stepmother, Jessie Lee Collins (sugar momma); son, Charlie (Felichia) McClain of Troy; daughters, Kasandra McClain, Shannon McClain, Nikki McClain, Willie Mae Anderson of Troy, Emma (Leanion) Lee of Union Springs, grandchildren, T’Keysan Anderson and Brianna McClain; brothers, Walter McClain, Willie Lee (Mary) McClain of Troy; stepbrother, Johnny B. Hooten; sisters, Willow Dean (Jerry) Wilcoxon, Mamie (Randy) Streeter, and a host of aunts, unlces, nieces and nephews.

He was born on October 15, 1956 in Pike County to Alexander (Jack) Matthews and Mattie Lee McClain. He was preceded in death by son, Cedric McClain.

Hugh D. Adams

Hugh D. Adams, 82, of 201 Highland Avenue in Troy died Sunday, April 23, 2000 at Edge Regional Medical Center.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 26 at the First Presbyterian Church in Troy with the Rev. Tim McQuitty and Dr. Milton Cutchen presiding. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Montgomery. Skeen Funeral Home of Troy is handling arrangements.

Survivors include wife, Anne Lashley Adams of Troy; daughters, Lynda Adams Taylor of Troy, Gentry Adams Hassett of Troy; sons, Doug Adams of Oneonta, Charles Adams of Lawrence Kansas; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He lived most of his life in Montgomery. He served in the Navy during WWII. He was the former director of the State Building Committee under Gov. George Wallace.

He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Troy. He was a former member of Dalraida United Methodist Church and Faith Presbyterian Church in Montgomery where he was instrumental in their building programs and consulting as their architect for additions. He served on the Covenant Christian Building Committee in Troy. He has served as deacon in all three churches he was a member of. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was one of the founders of Macon Academy in Tuskegee.

Memorials may be made to Sav-A-Life of Troy and Montgomery or to Covenant Christian School and library.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 25 at Skeen Funeral Home in Troy.

Jimmy Keith Barron

Jimmy Keith Barron, 55, of 1308 Elm Street Road in Troy died Sunday, April 23, 2000 in Hamilton.

His funeral will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 27 at the Chapel of Skeen Funeral Home in Troy with the Rev. Lavon Davis presiding. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery.

Survivors include sister-in-law, Shirley Barron of Troy; niece, Gwen Barron of Brandon, Fla.; aunt, Margaret Barron of Troy; and several cousins.

Pallbearers will be Malcom Bundrick, Carnell Wilkes, Edsel Edwards, Max Barron, Nolin Barron and Mahlon McVay.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 26 at Skeen Funeral Home of Troy.

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