ATLANTA — Funeral arrangements are pending for Mrs. Louise Beard, 82, of Atlanta, formerly of LaFayette, who died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 at Sadie G. Mays Health & Rehabilitation Center in Atlanta.

Vines Funeral Home of LaFayette is handling arrangements.


OPELIKA — Mrs. Ruth Elliott Pitts, 87, of Opelika died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 at Arbor Springs Nursing Home in Opelika.

Funeral services are planned for Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with the Rev. Rusty Letson officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home is handling arrangements.