Mrs. Kathryn Griselda “Gris” Trammell, age 78, of Trion, Georgia, passed away Monday, September 29, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Trammell was born in Lyerly, Georgia on July 19, 1936, daughter of the late Frank Thomas and Jessie Lucille Durham Thomas. She was a member of the Ridgeway Baptist Church, the Joi Club of Ridgeway Baptist Church and was one of the Founders of the Saddle Club. Mrs. Trammell retired from Trion Elementary School where she worked as a Paraprofessional. Following her retirement, she spent her time cleaning houses. Mrs. Trammell was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Trammell; infant daughter, Gwyne Trammell; daughter, Kathy Trammell; brother, Durham Trammell; and sisters, Ann Hammonds, Esma Ramirez and Marie Hasty.

Mrs. Trammell is survived by her children, Tim Trammell, Tracy and April Trammell, Cindy and Danny Ray Bryan; brother, Wallace Thomas; Grandchildren, Carrie and Adam Lathem, Adam and Tabatha Trammell; Rankin Bryan, Haley Lloyd and Colt Trammell; great grandchildren, Chandler Lathem, Madison Lathem, Camden Page, Braylen Reeves, Kalynn Trammell and Kathryn Trammell; Special Friend, Marion Carter; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Trammell will be held Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Clay Powell officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tracy Trammell, Colt Trammell, Adam Trammell, Chandler Lathem, Tim Trammell, Danny Ray Bryan and Rankin Bryan. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Ridgeway Baptist Church.

Mrs. Trammell will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 until 9 P.M.


Mr. Robert Lee "Bobby" Jay, age 74, of Mentone, AL, died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at his residence.

Mr. Jay was born June 10, 1940, in Savannah, TN, son of the late Elton Edward Jay, Sr. and Virginia Keathley Hurst Jay Covey, and was adopted at an early age after the death of his parents by the late Forrest and Gertie Hurst Morrow, the sister and brother-in-law of his mother. He was a member of the Southport Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, IN for 30 years where he served as Sunday School Teacher, Youth Sponsor, Deacon, and Elder. He currently attended Howard's Chapel in Mentone, AL. Mr. Jay was retired from Rolls Royce where he was employed as an Aeronautical Engineer.

Mr. Jay is survived by his wife, Mary Speed Jay; daughters and son-in-law, Mary Jennifer Jay and Ronald Pyke, and Julie Leigh Jay; a brother, Elton Jay; a sister and brother-in-law, Darryl and Eddie Perkins; grandchildren, Garvey Pyke, Fergus Pyke, Parker Jay-Pachirat, and Mia Jay-Pachirat.

Funeral services for Mr. Jay will be held at 2:30 P.M. (E.S.T.) Saturday, October 4, 2014, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Ron Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in the Tate Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ron Pyke, Garvey Pyke, Fergus Pyke, Elton Jay, Rob Jay, and Mike Jay. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Johnson, Ron Godbois, Graham Johnson, Andy Reid, Josh Godbois, Zac Godbois, Tony Coleman, and Eddie Perkins.

Mr. Jay will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. (E.S.T.) until the hour of service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to the Howard's Chapel Benevolence Fund, 1561 County Road 121 Section, AL 35771.