Mr. Michael Byrd McCaleb age 68, of Eldridge passed away suddenly on Wednesday May 4, 2022. Mr. McCaleb was born on August 31, 1953 in Akron, Ohio to Johnnie B. and Ida Lou McCaleb. Michael was a 1971 graduate of Hubbertville High School. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to ride motorcycles in his past. Mr. McCaleb spent much of his life working as a truck driver most recently working for Atlaco Company until his retirement.
Mr. McCaleb was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Mazingo McCaleb, and his grandparents, Charlie and Flora McCaleb, and Wiley and Estelle Whitehead.
Mr. McCaleb is survived by his son, Shaun McCaleb (Ashley), daughter, Deidra McCaleb, grandchildren, Hailey Alexander, Ramiah Guyton, Deanna Guyton, Abby Alexander, and Leah McCaleb, parents Johnnie B. and Ida Lou Whitehead McCaleb, brother, Mark McCaleb (Jennifer), sisters, June Taylor (Ron), and Cindy Adair (Gary), and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family.
Funeral services for Mr. McCaleb will be held on Saturday May 7, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in the White’s Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery. The visitation for Mr. McCaleb will be held Saturday from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home.
Charles McCollum passed away on April 28, doing what he loved, tending to his garden. He was born to Gertis Terrell and Pina Lee McCollum on April 15th, 1944. Charles was the primary caregiver for his parents until they passed. He was the eighth of twelve children. Charles was proceeded in death by his three sisters; Essia Jean McCollum Douglas, Nellie Jean McCollum, Linda Armstead and six brothers; James Richie Andrew, Ruben, Grady, Howard, and Carter “Pop” McCollum. Charles married Joyce Poe in 1977, to which this union was born two children: Shemale and Jason McCollum. Joyce had three children; Anita Underwood, Kim Franks, and Frank Poe, from her previous marriage which Charles considered his own. Charles met Daisy Stewart (Millport AL), whom he loved and adored. They enjoyed a very special relationship. Daisy loved and cared for Charles until his passing. Charles was drafted into the military and served in the Vietnam war from July 1965 to June 1967. He returned home to Alabama and started working for Alabama Power, where he worked for over 30 years. He retired in May 2001. After retirement, Charles started working with his brothers Dan and Carter in the trucking business. Charles loved his family and showed that love to each of them in his own way. He enjoyed simple pleasures like sitting on his porch, driving the countryside, and from time to time visiting the casino. He loved nurturing his garden and especially his watermelons. His especially enjoyed was his sister Linda and brother James. He and Linda loved to gamble and would often take long rides together. Charles took special care of his brother James. He loved visiting him where they would playfully fuss and fight like only, they could. Special Note from Bobbie McCollum: Charles you know that you were one of my favorite brothers-in-laws. Since joining the family in 1962, we’ve always kept good relationships. I truly will miss the calls, visits and conversations we had talking about things back in the day. We laughed a lot together. When I asked you to help do work around the house, you would always say “OK, I’ll be up there”. You never refused to give a helping hand. Thank God for the years we had together. We love you Charles, but God loves you best. I will miss you so much. Rest in Peace. Charles leaves to mourn his death with four children: Shemale McCollum of Fayette, AL, Jason McCollum (Treshion) of Sulligent AL., Anita Underwood and Kim Franks of Fayette Al. Two brothers Daniel McCollum (Mary) resides in Tupelo, MS, Miles L. McCollum (Evelyn) resides in Phoenix, AZ. Sister in laws Bobbie McCollum, Sadie McCollum and Daisy McCollum. Grandchildren, Shatera and Payton Savage, Johnathan, Kyle and Alex Underwood, Franceska, Franshayla, Franklin Poe, Cordarius, Tyreke, Kaeden Metcalfe and Makayla Smith. Great grandchildren, Kai, Aaliyah, Mia Underwood and Eli Metcalfe. He also leaves a host of nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. McCollum will be held on Thursday May 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation for Mr. McCollum will be held on Thursday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. service time at the funeral home. A repast will be held at the Miles Memorial Funeral Home Reception Hall immediately following the service.
Mr. David Bart Webster age 58, of the Twin community passed away on Monday, May 2, 2022 in the U.A.B. Medical Center. Bart was born on July 6, 1963 to David and Susan Beck Webster. Bart was a 1981 graduate of Winfield City High School and spent much of his life working in construction for Quantum Construction Inc.
Mr. Webster is survived by his mother, Susan Webster, brother, Eric Webster (Tammie), sister, Kelly Ballard (Chris), nephews, Nick Ballard, Conner Ballard, and Brandon O’Dell, great nephew, Myles O’Dell Mr. David Bart Webster age 58, of the Twin community passed away on and a host of other family members and many friends.
Mr. Webster was preceded in death by his father, Dave Webster, and his grandparents, Bill and Lexie Beck and Jessie and Coston Webster.
A graveside service for Mr. Webster will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. from the West Alabama Memorial Gardens. A visitation for Bart will be on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (service time) from the Bowen Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donation be made to one of the following charities:
Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 8401 Colesville Road, Suite 200, Silver Spring MD. 20910 or make a memorial gift online at www. PHAssociation.org
Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka Kansas 66675-8516, or www. support.woundedwarriorproject.org
The Assistance Fund, 4700 Millenia Blvd., Suite 410 Orlando FL 32839 or www.tafcares.org