Huntsville Obituaries

Huntsville Obituaries

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  • Friday Feb 5 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in F...

    Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, left, and Apollo 12 astronaut Dick Gordon, far right, talk with original Saturn V rocket design-team members Walter Jacobi, second from left, and Konrad Dannenberg, at a dedication for a Saturn V replica, Saturday, July 17, 1999 in front of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Mitchell died at a West Palm Beach hospice after a short illness.

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  • Thursday Feb 4 | via Cape Gazette 

    Ruby B. Passwaters, enjoyed swimming

    Ruby was born in Milford, Va., the daughter of the late Paige Hunter and Emma Jane Brooks. She was raised in Bowling Green, Va.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via ABC News 

    Challenger space shuttle explosion remembered 30 yea...

    The United States has marked the 30th anniversary of the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, which killed seven astronauts 73 seconds after lift-off. At the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, where the shuttle blasted off on January 28, 1986, singers in red and blue belted out the Star Spangled Banner for a crowd including relatives and friends of those killed.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via Alabama Live 

    How cities across the country memorialized the Chall...

    In the aftermath of the Challenger disaster on Jan. 28, 1986, many Americans looked for ways to channel their grief and honor the memories of the crew members who died. Monuments and memorials of all shapes and sizes were erected in the years following the tragedy, from simple markers to sculptures to a replica of the shuttle.

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  • Thursday Jan 28 | via HeraldNet 

    NASA remembers astronauts on Challenger explosion an...

    NASA officials gathered Thursday to pay tribute to the crews of Apollo 1, as well as those from the Columbia and Challenger space shuttles, with remembrances that included a ceremony at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The memorials came on the 30th anniversary of the Challenger explosion, which killed five astronauts and two payload specialists.

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  • Wednesday Jan 27 | via WHNT-TV Huntsville 

    'The Consummate Southern Lawyer': Hunstville's...

    His former law partner of over 20 years, Al Jimmerson, says Watson worked everything - from high-profile criminal defenses to environmental cases to civil rights suits. "Buck was a master at talking with his clients," says Jimmerson, "Understanding what the problem was, knowing enough law to be able to apply that law to the situation, and being able to tell the clients how we could go about helping them.

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  • Sunday Jan 24 | via The Mountaineer Publishing Company 

    Jane Rutledge Ladner

    Jane Rutledge Ladner, 71, of Waynesville, left this earth to soar with God's angels on Jan. 23, 2016. Jane was the loved and loving wife of Gerald Craig Ladner for 52 years, the caring mother of Gerald Craig Ladner Jr. , Laura Katherine Ladner Jefferis, and Beth Ladner , and the doting grandmother "MamaJane" to Craig and Ellie Harwell.

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  • Wednesday Jan 20 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Ruth Jones

    She was born Oct. 19, 1925, in Ohio County near West Liberty, WV to the late Wilbur and Nettie Grimes Bruner.

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  • Jan 9, 2016 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Jerry D. Harris

    Survivors include his wife, Sue Cox Harris of Cleveland; children: Dewayne Harris of Cleveland, Therese Herron of Old Fort, and James E. Harris of Ooltewah; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters: Shirley Kerley of Huntsville, Ala., Barbara Higgins of Ooltewah, and Doris Ash of Marietta, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 10, 2016, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with the Rev.

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  • Jan 9, 2016 | via Natchitoches Times 

    Norma Collier Melder

    A service to celebrate the life of Norma Collier Melder will be held Saturday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Natchitoches with Rev. Lee Dickson officiating.

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  • Jan 8, 2016 | via Cleveland Daily Banner 

    Jerry D. Harris

    He was a member of Cloverleaf Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He also raised cattle on his farm.

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