Mr. Gaddy a former resident of Sunny South proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired after working many years in the oil field with Mobil Oil Co. and served as a Deacon at Immanuel Baptist Church.
His love for God and family made him a loving husband, a wonderful father and a doting grandfather and great-grandfather.
Mr. Gaddy enjoyed working in his vegetable garden, tinkering, riding his bicycle in the neighborhood and telling a good joke. He valued learning and provided a college education for each of his three children.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at Hargrave Funeral Home in Morgan City. Interment was in the Morgan City Cemetery. To view the online obituary and leave condolences via the internet browse www.hargravefuneral home.com.
Mr. Gaddy is preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Allen Gaddy, Dabney Gaddy and Don Gaddy; sister-in-law, Penny Gaddy.
Mr. Gaddy is survived by his wife, Judith Gaddy of Berwick, La.; two sons, Robert George (Cathy) Gaddy of Chandler, Ariz. and Charles Paul (Adrianna) Gaddy of Dallas, TX; daughter, Kay Gaddy (Dirk) Arceneaux of Stephenville, La.; two sisters, Ina Gaddy (Doyle) Freeman and Charlotte Gaddy (Joe) Champion; two brothers, Jack (Johnnie) Gaddy and Luther Gaddy; sister-in-law, Clara Gaddy; his grandchildren include Robert’s children, Keith and Rene, Charles’ children, Kristen and Bella and Kay’s children, Christina and Joshua and seven greatgrandchildren.
John London, 42, of Thomasville died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville.
He was born February 6, 1968. He was a native of Bessemer and a retired operations specialist second class officer of the United States Navy.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Reese Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2010 at Thomasville Church of God in Christ. Interment will be in Gooden Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Putnam.
He is survived by his mother, Gloria London (John) Christan of Thomasville; two sons, John London and Quazion London both of Bessemer; grandfather, James White of Thomasville; brother, Mark London of Bessemer and a host of other relatives and friends.
In leau of flowers, memorials or donations may be made to the New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church Building Fund in memory of John London, P.O. Box 56, Thomasville, Ala. 36784.
Reese Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.
Bama H. Luker, 85, of Thomasville died Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at her home.
She was born April 7, 1925 in Thomasville. She was a retired nurse’s aid and a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 9, 2010 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Benny Crawford officiating. Interment was in Kelly Cemetery in Thomasville.
She is survived by two sons, Gary L. (Charlotte) Luker and Tommy J. (Renee) Luker both of Thomasville; two daughters, Sandra L. Kelley of Thomasville and Alice L. (Garry) Williams of Mobile; sister, Leona (Tiny) Hutto of Grove Hill; brother, Bealie Harrison of Chilton; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Don Young, Brian Luker, Johnny Stephens, Sim Luker, Scott Williams and Nicholas Williams.
Memorials may be made to the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church.
O’Byrant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directed.