OPELIKA — Funeral arrangements are pending for Mrs. Gussie Lee Lumpkin, 87, of Opelika, formerly of Valley, who died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at Arbor Springs Health and Rehab in Opelika.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is handling arrangements.


LANETT — Funeral arrangements are pending for Mr. Author Charles Potts, who died at his residence Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

The family may be contacted at the home of Mr. Greg Potts.

Morgan and Sons Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.


LaFAYETTE — Mr. Junior Crawford Prestridge, 70, of LaFayette died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.

Funeral services are planned Monday, Aug. 19 at 4 p.m. at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with the Rev. Freddie Whitley officiating. Burial will follow at Cusseta Cemetery.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


COLUMBUS — Mr. Matthew Paul Nelson, 56, of Columbus died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Columbus.

No memorial service is planned.


William Roger "Buddy" Waldroup was born in Lanett on Sept. 24, 1939, and passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after a very courageous battle with lung cancer with family members at his side.

At Buddy's request, there will be no formal service, and cremains will be interred in the family plot in Lanett at a later date.