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5404 Watermelon Road
Northport, AL 35473
(205) 750-3140
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3802 Watermelon Road
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Northport AL Obituaries and Death Notices

Obituary for Lela Gremmels - The Randolph County Herald-Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

Luther Gremmels (Elizabeth Gremmels) of Livingston, Alabama; four grandchildren, Julia Lombard (Jacob Lombard) of Wilsonville, Oregon, Alex Cross of Goleta, California, Robert Rey (Cile Rey) of Northport, Alabama, and Virginia Gremmels of Livingston, Alabama; and two great-grandchildren, Emma Rey of Northport, Alabama and Ephraim Lombard of Wilsonville, Oregon.Visitation will be on Friday, February 17, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 2004 Pass Road, Biloxi.The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. in the church. Interment will be in Biloxi National Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Church and School of Messiah at 840 North 11th Street in Grand Junction, Colorado 81501.The Reimann Family Funeral Home, 274 Beauvoir Road, Biloxi, is serving the family and an online guestbook may be signed at

John 'Jack' Higgins, notice -

Monday, October 31, 2016

Friday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Long Funeral Home, 9 Mountain St. in Camden. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at Hedge's Hall, Point Lookout, 67 Atlantic Highway in Northport. Private burial will be held at the convenience of the family.If desired, memorial gifts may be made in Jack's memory to Coastal Mountains Land Trust ( or to National Brain Tumor Society (

Marisa Bacani, nurse at the Northport VA hospital, dies at 75 - Newsday

Monday, September 26, 2016

Marisa Bacani, who nursed patients at the Northport VA Medical Center, died Thursday night at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. She was 75.The cause was complications following a stroke, said her daughter, Rosalyn Bacani.Most PopularBacani was a soothing, sure-handed presence on the graveyard shift in the mental health unit, colleagues said. "She was dealing with the veterans and dealing with the families," said a fellow nurse, Zita Pinero. "You have to deal with both, and she did it with a positive attitude."PhotosRecent notable deaths See alsoSee more LI, U.S. obitsBacani, a native of Tugatog, in the Philippines, graduated from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila in 1960 and in 1962 moved to New York City, joining a wave of nurses recruited from abroad to meet a nationwide nursing shortage.She was the first in her family to attend medical school, and the first to immigrate to the United States, Rosalyn Bacani said. Being a pioneer carried responsibility: "Anytime they had a payday, it was an event for them to go t

Jane Coreene Tillery Melvin Gulsby - Gulf Coast News Today

Monday, September 12, 2016

Randy (Sherry) Melvin of Stockton, Alabama, Rodney Melvin of Seminole, Alabama, Kathy Melvin Fayard of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Dewayne (Brenda) Gulsby of Franklinton, Louisiana, Samuel (Ann) Gulsby of Northport, Alabama and Darryl Keith (Mary) Gulsby of Franklinton, Louisiana; three brothers and two sisters, David (Judy) Tillery of Atmore, Alabama, Lamar "Buddy" (Elsia) Tillery of Magnolia Springs, Alabama, Frederick Tillery of Stockton, Alabama, Debbie (Van) Woods of Atmore, Alabama and Pam (Jeff) Rehorn of Fairhope, Alabama; 10 grandchildren, Latasha Jackson, Jessica Long, Kaylee Fayard, Cody Fayard, Kevin Gulsby, Dakota Gulsby, Michael Gulsby, Crystal Wilbur, Salena Koehn and James Curtis Gulsby; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home, with Rev. Ricky Skaggs officiating.Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.Pallbearers will be Randy Melvin, Rodney Melvin, Lamar Tillery, David Tillery, Cody Fayard and Robin Jackson.Honorary pallbearers will be Rudolph Gulsby and Fredrick Tillery.A special thanks to Covenant Hospice of Pensacola, Florida.Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC in charge of all arrangements, Atmore, Alabama.

Last Word: Candlelight Protest, International Paper Rumors and Ruby Wilson - Memphis Daily News

Monday, August 15, 2016

Elvis Week. Here’s a better look at the Guest House at Graceland development from our photographer, Andrew Breig.Six people from Oxford, Mississippi died in a Sunday afternoon plane crash near Northport, Alabama on their way from Florida back to Oxford. The Oxford Eagle newspaper has what details are known as the federal investigation begins. The early indication is some kind of engine problems around Tuscaloosa that brought the twin-engine plane down in some trees as the plan was on approach to a runway.As last week ended on Wall Street, shares in International Paper were trading higher – the highest so far this year based on speculation that the Memphis-headquartered company is the target of an attempted takeover.No response from IP so far. But Barron’s speculates it is Koch Industries.Whatever is going on comes after a three year or so restructuring of International Paper during which is acquired one of its chief rivals – Temple-Inland of Austin, Texas. Past the restructuring, IP has bought pulp mills from Weyerhauseur.The cover story by Madeline Faber in our weekly, The Memphis News, takes a look at that most heralded of political goals – the summer jobs program.Being against a summer jobs program for teenagers and young college-aged adults is like being against education and for crime.At times, the mere presence of summer jobs under any conditions has been touted by political leaders are a crime fighting shield that Captain America would want.But away from the politics of these programs there has been an important change in the goals.Most of them now include more than showing up for work at a company or a government office and doing anything that needs doing with an

Community in Brief: 06/30/2016 - Traverse City Record Eagle

Monday, July 04, 2016

Café hosts jazzNORTHPORT — Lelu Café is hosting jazz every Friday night starting with the Jeff Haas Trio and saxophonist Laurie Sears July 1 at 109 W. Nagonaba St. Internationally-acclaimed flutist Nancy Stagnitta will perform with the group. Call 231-386-1600 or visit to learn more.Crane Wives concertTHOMPSONVILLE — The Crane Wives will perform at 7 p.m. on July 1 at Michigan Legacy Art Park, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids under 12. Purchase at the door or at Contact 231-378-4963 with any questions.Community homecomingLAKE ANN — The Almira Historical Society is hosting its annual homecoming event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 2 at the S.S. Burnett Park. The event features family activities, a quilt raffle, craft and flea market sales and live music. Lunch is provided in the town hall, with proceeds benefiting the Almira Historical Society. Visit to learn more.Artist receptionTRAVERSE CI

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Autopsy shows 2 lawyers found dead in Lake Tuscaloosa were electrocuted -

Monday, May 01, 2017

Vestavia Hills, was a clinic staff attorney at the University of Alabama School of Law.The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit was called to the 15000 block of West Winds Drive in Northport on Lake Tuscaloosa at around 12:30 a.m. to the report of a possible drowning. Hart said Darling's family members called police when she didn't return home for dinner.Darling's husband told police he last saw his wife at 8 a.m. Friday when he left to play golf. He told police that his wife and Whipple were going to the family lake house to sunbathe that morning.Family found the women's belongings on the dock, but the women were missing. That's when family members called Tuscaloosa police. A dive team and lake patrol searched the lake. The bodies of women were found in the lake at around 4:30 a.m.Darling graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Alabama with a bachelor's degree in both communications and marketing. While in college, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, according to her obituary.She and her husband, Chris, lived briefly in Washington D.C. where she obtained her law degree from George Washington University. "Shelly will be remembered for her quick wit, creative spirit, and tender, loving heart for all of God's creatures,'' her obituary reads. "She. Was. Awesome."Darling's funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church in Tuscaloosa.Efforts to obtain funeral information for Whipple weren't immediately successful. Tuscaloosa authorities plan to release more information about the deaths later this morning.

Richard J. Bradish

Monday, February 27, 2017

Richard Bradish, Jr. and his wife, Helen (Kawejsza) Bradish; and a brother, John Bradish.There will be no local services. Interment will be conducted privately in Northport Rural Cemetery, Northport, New York. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

WISH LIST: February 12 - Tuscaloosa News

Sunday, February 12, 2017

CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machines for its patients. The clinic currently has a waiting list for patients in need of a CPAP. Donations are accepted at 3880 Watermelon Road, Suite A, Northport (next to Sunset Funeral Home and behind Rice’s Valley Baptist Church), anytime Tuesday and Thursday or Wednesday mornings. Call 343-2212.Habitat for HumanityHabitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa seeks donations of new or used construction materials and home improvement supplies to stock the Habitat ReStore at 1120 35th St., Suite B, Tuscaloosa. Open M-F 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds will be used to support Habitat’s construction work. Call 349-4620, email, or visit

Obituary: Louise Coste, of Holbrook, Dies at 96 -

Monday, February 06, 2017

Cemetery, Sayville, NY. Visiting Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of Louise, to: Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc., 505 Main St., Northport, NY 11768.