Victor Edward Jiminez


Victor Edward Jiminez, 76, of Huntsville, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

 Vic was born in Birmingham and graduated from John Carroll High School in 1961. He went on to graduate from Auburn University with a degree in biology. He taught high school science and went on to be a plant manager for many years with Goldkist.

Vic loved gardening and grilling for his grandchildren. He enjoyed his many bonsais and of course his precious pups. 

Vic was preceded in death by his parents, Victor Edward and Dezma Jiminez, and his brother Mark. Survivors include his beloved wife of 53 years, Donna; his son, Keith (Stephanie), of Huntsville; and his grandchildren, Victoria and Connor.

Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Monte Sano United Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 5 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Greater Huntsville Humane Society at, with a tribute acknowledgement to (


Joyce Ann Armstrong


Joyce Ann Armstrong, 74, of Albertville, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, from New Harmony Baptist Church with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 - 11 a.m., prior to the service, on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the church. Officiating will be Bro. Glen Stewart, Bro. Gene Lambert, Bro. Kenneth Windsor and Bro. Lynn Darnell.

Survivors are daughters, Katrina Yates and Sonya (Joel) Murdock; sister, Janice (Stanley) Hall; brother-in-law, Dwight (Mary Ann) Armstrong; grandchildren, Kaitlin Yates, Kelsie Yates, Jacey Murdock; Chloe Murdock, Thatch Murdock.

Mrs. Armstrong was preceded in death by her husband, Randall Armstrong; son-in-law, Dariel Yates; parents, Floyd and Blondell Shores; sister, LeeDell Cochran; brother, LaVoid Shores.

Arrangements entrusted to W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel.


Verlon “Pat” Baldwin

Austell, Georgia

Verlon “Pat” Baldwin, 92, of Austell, Georgia, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Funeral services are Saturday, Aug. 24, at 12 p.m. at Adams Brown Service Funeral Home with Bro. Joey Canady officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill.

Mr. Baldwin is survived by his wife, Faye Baldwin; daughter, Tersa Baldwin Wood (Michael); son, Larry Kenneth Baldwin; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.

Kenneth Burgett

Alpharetta, Georgia

Kenneth Burgett, 93, of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

Graveside services were held Friday, Aug. 23, at Marshall Memorial Gardens with Bro. David Martin officiating.

Survivors include sons, Dale Burgett (Dianne), Jeff Burgett (Jan); four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Faynell Copeland.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.


Jordan Blake Simmons


Jordan Blake Simmons, 23, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

 A memorial service will be planned at a later date. Jordan is survived by his wife, Kaitlin Lawley; father, Bobby Simmons (Teresa); mother, Amy Miller; sister, Hayley Jordan (Michael); brother, Hayden Simmons.

Etowah Memorial Chapel directing.


Donna Darlene Ellis Benefield


Donna Darlene Ellis Benefield, 56, of Albertville, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

She is survived by her mother, Gail Bobo, of Phoenix City; sisters, Angela Riddle (David), Sherry Adams, both of Smith Station; daughters, Melana Smith, Shana Smith and Dana Smith, all of Huntsville.

Albertville Funeral Home Downtown is assisting the family with arrangements.


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