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Brown Service Funeral Homes Boaz

807 Sparks Avenue
Boaz, AL 35957
(256) 593-4214
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Etowah Memorial Chapel

12600 US Highway 431
Boaz, AL 35956
(256) 593-4994
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McRae Funeral Home

99 Glenda Drive
Boaz, AL
(256) 593-2233
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Three charged with murder in shooting of pregnant woman, her unborn child - Lexington Herald Leader

Monday, March 13, 2017

September shooting death of 22-year-old Maryiah Coleman and her unborn child, Lexington police said Tuesday.Police charged Demetrioun L. Boaz, Joseph “Jodie” Fain, and Saquan Freeman, all age 20, in the case. All three are in police custody and face charges of first-degree murder, first-degree fetal homicide and first-degree robbery. Police said they are also “looking into” a fourth person.Lt. Albert Johnson, one of the investigators on Coleman’s case, explained at a news conference Tuesday afternoon how numerous interviews with people from the Winburn Drive community and witnesses to the shooting helped corroborate evidence found at the scene. Johnson did not elaborate on how many people witnessed the shooting.All three men were meeting an acquaintance in Winburn on Sept. 7 “with the intent to rob him,” Johnson said. “During the course of that robbery, the person they were robbing attempted to escape, and at that point, shots were fired,” Johnson said. “One of those shots was the cause of Maryiah Coleman’s death.”Johnson would not discuss which man shot Coleman.Johnson added that all three men knew that Coleman, who was walking her dog on Winburn ...

James Marlon Amos - Monitor Online (blog)

Monday, November 21, 2016

Unable to attend high school, Daddy walked across the graduation stage from his earthly existence to life eternal while being cheered on by family who loved him deeply.Raised in the city of Boaz in Etowah County, Ala., Daddy worked on the family farm until the age of 17. Seeking an adventure and to build a life of his own, Daddy moved to Dallas.He worked at Sunshine Biscuit and a few other jobs before finding his niche at Holman Boiler Works. Beginning as a “helper,” Marlon worked his way from crew lead to shop foreman, field superintendent and outside sales representative.During a career spanning over 37 years, the student became the teacher and was recognized as one of the most respected welders in the boiler-making business.Marlon returned to Boaz and launched his own welding business and moved to Wichita, Kan. to provide leadership for another welding company.Following a seven-year hiatus from Holman, Marlon was asked to return where he worked until his pre-mature retirement due to complications caused by asbestosis.In 1957, Marlon met a young dark-haired Corsicana beauty named Doris Marie Washburn. The rumor is while working as a car hop at the Snappy’s Drive-In in West Dallas, Marie called the police to report a fender bender between Daddy and another man whose fists were about to fly. Fortunately, the only thing flying that night were sparks between Marlon an...

Dalone “Bobby” Swartz - Ozark Radio News

Monday, November 21, 2016

Baptist Church, Crider, Missouri.He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Joan Swartz, of the family home; his canine buddy, Spanky; two brothers, including William Swartz and wife, Pat, Boaz, Alabama; brother-in-law, Lewis Cooper and wife, Janice, Conyers, Georgia, special cousin, Joe Woodring and wife, Ann, York, Pennsylvania; special friends, Don Albright, Dover, Pennsylvania and Amy and Ron Gantz, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania; and four nieces and four nephews.His parents and beloved brother Donald Swartz, Sr. preceded him in death.Memorial contributions may be made to Union Grove Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.

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Three charged with murder in shooting of pregnant woman, her unborn child - Lexington Herald Leader

Monday, March 13, 2017

September shooting death of 22-year-old Maryiah Coleman and her unborn child, Lexington police said Tuesday.Police charged Demetrioun L. Boaz, Joseph “Jodie” Fain, and Saquan Freeman, all age 20, in the case. All three are in police custody and face charges of first-degree murder, first-degree fetal homicide and first-degree robbery. Police said they are also “looking into” a fourth person.Lt. Albert Johnson, one of the investigators on Coleman’s case, explained at a news conference Tuesday afternoon how numerous interviews with people from the Winburn Drive community and witnesses to the shooting helped corroborate evidence found at the scene. Johnson did not elaborate on how many people witnessed the shooting.All three men were meeting an acquaintance in Winburn on Sept. 7 “with the intent to rob him,” Johnson said. “During the course of that robbery, the person they were robbing attempted to escape, and at that point, shots were fired,” Johnson said. “One of those shots was the cause of Maryiah Coleman’s death.”Johnson would not discuss which man shot Coleman.Johnson added that all three men knew that Coleman, who was walking her dog on Winburn ...

James Marlon Amos - Monitor Online (blog)

Monday, November 21, 2016

Unable to attend high school, Daddy walked across the graduation stage from his earthly existence to life eternal while being cheered on by family who loved him deeply.Raised in the city of Boaz in Etowah County, Ala., Daddy worked on the family farm until the age of 17. Seeking an adventure and to build a life of his own, Daddy moved to Dallas.He worked at Sunshine Biscuit and a few other jobs before finding his niche at Holman Boiler Works. Beginning as a “helper,” Marlon worked his way from crew lead to shop foreman, field superintendent and outside sales representative.During a career spanning over 37 years, the student became the teacher and was recognized as one of the most respected welders in the boiler-making business.Marlon returned to Boaz and launched his own welding business and moved to Wichita, Kan. to provide leadership for another welding company.Following a seven-year hiatus from Holman, Marlon was asked to return where he worked until his pre-mature retirement due to complications caused by asbestosis.In 1957, Marlon met a young dark-haired Corsicana beauty named Doris Marie Washburn. The rumor is while working as a car hop at the Snappy’s Drive-In in West Dallas, Marie called the police to report a fender bender between Daddy and another man whose fists were about to fly. Fortunately, the only thing flying that night were sparks between Marlon an...

Dalone “Bobby” Swartz - Ozark Radio News

Monday, November 21, 2016

Baptist Church, Crider, Missouri.He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Joan Swartz, of the family home; his canine buddy, Spanky; two brothers, including William Swartz and wife, Pat, Boaz, Alabama; brother-in-law, Lewis Cooper and wife, Janice, Conyers, Georgia, special cousin, Joe Woodring and wife, Ann, York, Pennsylvania; special friends, Don Albright, Dover, Pennsylvania and Amy and Ron Gantz, Glen Rock, Pennsylvania; and four nieces and four nephews.His parents and beloved brother Donald Swartz, Sr. preceded him in death.Memorial contributions may be made to Union Grove Cemetery or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.