Obituaries, Wednesday, June 6, 2024

Published 2:19 pm Wednesday, June 5, 2024

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John Roy Moran, II

May 28, 1949 – May 26, 2024

John Roy Moran, II

John Roy Moran, Jr passed away at his home in Troy, Alabama on May 26, 2024. John Roy was born on May 28, 1949 to John Roy Moran, Sr and Ruth Martino of D’Iberville, Mississippi.

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John Roy loved his family more than life itself. He spent his entire life as a carpenter and over 35 years as a taxidermist. He absolutely loved telling stories and playing poker while talking smack to distract other players, most of which, he called his friends.

He is proceeded in death by his father and mother and survived by his wife, Darlene (Fountain) Moran, of 55 years. Together they had eight children: John Roy Moran III, Brandi DeSandro (Mike), Darlia Roberts, Casie Scott (Derek), Kemberly Groue (Gerald), Shane Moran (Jessica), Courtney Jinright (Jerod), and Emelta Liptrot. His legacy will continue to live on through his 24 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In order for friends of Troy, Alabama to share their condolences, a Memorial Gathering will take place on Sunday, June 9, 2024 at the home of Brandi DeSandro, 3319 Co Rd 201, Troy, Al., 36079 from 10am – 2pm.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this time. In lieu of flowers, a monetary donation would be greatly appreciated to fund funeral expenses. Venmo to @bdesandro (last 4 #’s of phone number: 1399)


Vera Oswald

Vera Oswald passed away on June 1, 2024. She was born on October 14, 1935. A private family service will be held at Green Hills Funeral Home on Sunday, June 9, 2024.  Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Cole Oswald, Gray Oswald, Austin Hill, and Ryan Hill. Vera was a loving wife, mother, and Granny to 5 children, 12 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Rick Oswald, Tommy Oswald, Tina Oswald Hill, (Ron) Paul Oswald, and Jason Oswald (Carla); grandchildren, Rickey Oswald, (Stacie) Beth Touchton (Mark), Austin Hill (Megan), Ryan Hill (Catherine), Saige Oswald, Kelsey Oswald, Cody Oswald, Cassidy Oswald Wiggins, Cole Oswald, and Gray Oswald; seven great grandchildren; and her brother, John Etheredge (Edna).

Vera was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, E.C. Oswald; her parents, Milton Etheredge and Arcola Harris; brothers, Nobles, Abbie Lee, Herman, and Vernon Etheredge; sisters, Annie Ruth Dunn, Ruby Wickell, and Edna Duke; and grandsons, Justin Oswald and Michael Oswald.

The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Enterprise Health & Rehabilitation for their support and care during this time. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial gifts to Day Spring Hospice of Enterprise, 100 Professional Lane, Enterprise, AL 36330.

The staff of Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Oswald family.