Clinton Royce Ervin, 70, of Auburn died May 20, 2009. He was born May 18, 2009 in Morgan County to Ralph and Lulu Mae Ervin. He was a graduate of Morgan County High School. Mr. Ervin was retired from General Motors. He was a musician; he enjoyed blue grass and gospel. He played guitar for several groups. He spent countless hours playing and singing at nursing homes.
William Franklin Bell Sr., 72, of Madison passed into the arms of the Lord on May 16, 2009 after a prolonged illness.
William “Bill” Bell was born May 4, 1937 in Rockdale County to Mr. and Mrs. Newton N. Bell.
John Preston Stapp, 93, died May 13, 2009 surrounded by his family. He was the son of Carey and Lottie Bell Few Stapp. He was born October 16, 1915 in Morgan County. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II in France and North Africa. Mr. Stapp worked for many years as a machinist for Wellington Puritan Mills. He was a member of Madison Baptist Church.
Horace Malcom, 97, of Rutledge died May 13, 2009. He was born in Walton County on September 5, 1911 to the late Oscar Malcom and the late Ella Hester Malcom.
After a long and exhausting battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Ivor Victoria Doggett, 87, died in her sleep on Mother’s Day. Her family was at her bedside in her last hours and she was apparently without pain or distress.
Taylor Hollomon Jr., 96, died Thursday, May 7, 2009. He was born January 16, 1913 in Greensboro. He was the first born to the late Taylor Hollomon Sr. and Margaret Terrell Hollomon. His six siblings preceded him in death.