November 8, 1944 - March 14, 2020 A memorial service for Jesse Foster, 75, of Birmingham, AL, formerly Auburn, Alabama, will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Harris Funeral Home Chapel, Reverend Tyrone Edwards will officiate. Mr. Foster, who passed away Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama, was born November 8, 1944 in Lee County, Alabama. He leaves to cherish his memory: three children, Valarie Foster (Alphonza) Finley of Opelika, AL, Veronica Foster Grant of Auburn, AL and Keith Brown of Opelika, AL; three grandchildren, Rickey Anthony Grant, Jr., Racquel Alexia Grant and Melody Autumn Jenkins all of Auburn, AL; six sisters, Janice (William) Burks, Mary Anne Byrd Philpot, Patricia Byrd Dowdell, Brenda Byrd Harris all of Auburn, AL, Stella Mae (Angelo) Collins of Fort Valley, GA and Jessie Mae Byrd Gholston of Opelika, AL; four brothers, James (Julie) Foster of Opelika, AL, John Foster, Michael Foster of Buffalo, NY and Michael (Felicia) Martin of Auburn, AL; one aunt, Mildred Byrd of Auburn, AL; one uncle, Arthur Lockhart of Auburn, AL; special cousin, Walter B. Myers of Tallassee, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In an order and following the CDC recommendations concerning (COVID-19) to keep the community safe, the funeral will be for the family only. All public viewing will be supervised by a License Funeral Director and Staff of Harris Funeral Home. Based on recommendations from the CDC, we suggest that all participants try and maintain a consistent six-foot distance between all parties during the service. We understand this is a difficult time, but the situation is serious and your well-being is our utmost concern at Harris Funeral Home. Please refrain from hugging, handshakes and touching at the visitation, service and committal. Those who are ill, elderly, and/or immune-compromised should stay in their residence and not attend services. Please use our website to leave a message to share your favorite memories and offer words of sympathy and comfort for the Foster Family since no register book will be available during public viewing for signing.
Billy Jack Pattillo, Jr., 19, of Tuskegee, died Thursday, March 19, 2020. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Tabernacle at Williams Chapel United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held at 1:00 P.M. with the service to follow at 2:00 P.M. with Robert Spratlin officiating. Burial will follow in Little Texas Cemetery. BJ is survived by his parents Jennifer and Billy Pattillo; his sisters Tiffany and Amber Pattillo; his nephew Landyn Tolbert; his daughter Caroline; his grandmothers Dorothy Spratlin and Mildred Pattillo; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and several friends that became family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Marvin Pattillo and his aunt Joann Huddleston. BJ enjoyed spending his time outdoors and never wasted a moment. His days were filled with good times, good laughs, and good people. Send it in Heaven!