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Obits for the week of Aug. 27, 2009

Alton Milton Richburg

Alton Milton Richburg of Goshen, AL, passed away Thursday, August 20, 2009, at the age of 86. The funeral was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 23, at Turners Funeral Home in Luverne with Rev. Lavon Davis and Rev. Jerry Glover officiating. Burial followed in Emmaus Cemetery in Luverne. Memorials may be made to Goshen United Methodist Church, Goshen, AL.

Mr. Richburg was a lifelong resident of Crenshaw County, born August 11, 1923, to Hugh Houston and Georgia Viola Nichols Richburg. He was a retired farmer and a WWII veteran.

Mr. Richburg is survived by his wife of 67 years, Virginia King Richburg of Goshen; 3 daughters: Rita Moore (J. Frank), Daleville; Charlotte Hamm (Bob), Bel Aire, MD; and Martha Farneman (Shawn), Muscle Shoals; 2 sons: Mahlon Richburg (Mary), Auburn; and David Richburg, Luverne; 9 grandchildren: Michelle Campbell (Heath), Dothan; Katie Richburg, Montgomery; Dr. James F. Moore (Kelly), Opelika; George M. Richburg, Auburn; Chris Hamm (Emily), Austin, TX; Dr. Courtney Meredith (Sean), Mobile; Joshua Farneman, Muscle Shoals; Heather Gill (Cameron), Auburn; and Joy Moreland (Toby), Mobile; 4 great-grandchildren: Lauren, Madison, and Heather Campbell, Dothan; and Elijah Hamm, Austin, TX; 2 sisters: Ina Fuller (James), Montgomery; and Voncile Nichols, Luverne; sister-in-law, Merle Richburg, Goshen; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; great-granddaughter Emmanuelle Hamm, Austin, TX; brothers: W. Alfred Richburg and Arthur L. Richburg, Goshen; sisters, Irene McLeod and Lorena McLeod, Goshen; Odessa Golden, Enterprise and Mary Hardy, Milton, FL.

Anealie Sue Donovan

DONOVAN, Mrs. Anealie Sue, 58, a resident of Highland Home died Monday, August 24, 2009. Survivors include her husband, Don Evans; two children, Faith A. Murphree and Robert David Donovan, Jr.; three grandchildren, Dylon Grace, David Grace and Abagale Grace; and a sister, Wanda Melton. A memorial service will be scheduled by the family at a later date.

David Jackson Hudson

HUDSON, David Jackson, 89, of Brantley died Tuesday, August 25, 2009 in the Luverne Nursing Facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009 from Wyatt Funeral Home with burial following in the Brantley City Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 p.m.

He is survived by his sons, Jerry (Paula) Hudson and Bobby Joe (Margaret) Hudson; daughters, Elaine (Sidney) Chandler and Gloria (Tex) Cassady; daughter-in-law, Elaine Hudson; and 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Lee Dunn Hudson; son, George Eddie Hudson; and grandsons, Daniel Shane Manning and George Gregory Hudson.

Monroe Sasser will be officiating with Wyatt Funeral Home in Opp directing.