Sherman Langford

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 17, 2000

Sherman Langford, 80, of Montgomery died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000 after an extended illness.

His funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, 2000 at Leak-Memory Chapel in Montgomery with the Revs. Robert Sandifer and Johnny Jones officiating. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. in Oakwood Cemetery in Troy. Leak-Memory Chapel in Montgomery is handling arrangements.

Mr. Langford was born March 23, 1920. He retired from AMCO General Contractors and was a World War II veteran decorated with a Silver Star and Bronze Star.

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Survivors include his wife, Wilma Folmar Langford of Montgomery; four sons and daughters-in-law: Thomas Sr. and Kitty Langford of Birmingham, W. Dudley and Nancy Langford and G. David and Linda Langford, all of Montgomery, and Sherman L. and Jo Ann Langford of Orange Park, Fla.; one brother and sister-in-law, Joe F. and Mary Langford of Columbus, Ga.; three sisters and brother-in-law: Francis Middleton and Evelyn "Sandra" Caps, both of Montomery, and Betty and Joe Harrell of Orange Beach; five nephews and two nieces; five great-nephews and four great nieces.

Sandra Faye Rose

Sandra Faye Rose, 60, of Vevay, Ind. died Friday, Dec. 15, 2000 at her residence.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 21, 2000 at Switzerland Baptist Church in Vevay, Ind. with the Rev. Howard Wade officiating, Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home of Vevay directing.

She was born April 19, 1940 in Audurndale, Fla., to Woodrow Eugene Graddy and Ruby Nichols Graddy. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her father, Woodrow Eugene Graddy.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Greg Focklar of Vevay; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Priscilla Rose of Vevay, and Tip and Linda Rose of Sunnyvale, Calif.; mother, Ruby Nichols Graddy of Troy; five grandchildren: Jasmine, Hollie, Heather, Shawnee and Kenny Ray; two great-grandchildren, Zoe and Brenden; three sisters, Pat Sellers of Merrimack, Wis., Gwen Powell of Bay Minette, and Linda Martin of Enterprise; one brother, Larry Graddy of Coldwater.

Memorial contributions may be made to Switzerland Baptist Church or charity of choice.

Clyde Rupert Headley

Clyde Rupert Headley, 81, of Troy died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2000 at Edge Regional Medical Center.

Services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with the Rev. Ken May officiating. Burial was at Green Hills Memorial Park in Troy with Masonic Rights, Dillard Funeral Home of Troy directing.

Mr. Headley retired from the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home in 1985 after 40 years of service. He was also a retired Master Sergeant with the Alabama Air National Guard. He joined the Army Air Corps in 1940 as an aircraft mechanic and crew chief on the AT-6 Texan, P-40 Warhawk, P-61 Black Widow, A-26 Invader, Mitchell B-25 and RF4-C Phantom aircraft.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille Headley of Troy; four sons and daughters-in-law: Charles and Susie Headley of Darien, Ga., Tommy and Dollie Headley of Niceville, Fla., David and Linda Headley of Lake Martin, and Gerry and Debbie Headley of Troy; daughter, Donna Headley of Troy; sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Eugene Garner of Verbena; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham, Alabama 35223.