Ad Spot

Horace Nunley Strong III August 28, 1939 – August 22, 2015

Horace Nunley Strong, III, 75, from the Monrovia Community in Western Madison County passed away early Saturday, August 22, 2015, after a brief illness. Mr. Strong was born August 28, 1939 to Horace Nunley Strong, Jr. and Louise McCrary Strong. Mr. Strong was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 30 years, Judy Vaughn Strong, who passed away in 1991. Mr. Strong graduated from Monrovia High School in 1957. He ran Strong’s Shop Ezy in the Monrovia Community for 35 years, and Strong Tours from 1992 until his death. Horace was a lifelong member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Monrovia, and was a veteran of the Alabama National Guard. He was a founding member and chief of the Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department for 23 years. He drove a school bus for Madison County Schools for many years; beginning in 1955 and culminating in 2002. A charter member of the Monrovia Men’s Club and the Monrovia Parks and Recreation Association, he was also a Monrovia School Trustee for 25 years. Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Judy Giles Strong; children, Kelly Strong Brewer and husband, Carlton, Horace “Nunley” Strong IV and wife, Janet, Dale Whitney Strong and wife, Laura, Kim Giles Guerin and husband, Eric, Donald Clay Giles and wife, Suzanne, and Kelly Giles Guthrie and husband, Scott; sister, Myrna Strong Ford; grandchildren, Meredith Brewer, John Brewer, Cara Strong, Quinn Strong, Whitney Strong, Harrison Strong, Matt Guerin, Courtney Guerin Brown and husband, Wes, Jacob Guerin, Kirsten Giles, Callie Giles, Nathan Giles, Rachel Guthrie, and Anna Guthrie; and great-grandson, Grant Hose. Visitation was from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 24, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Monrovia. The funeral service followed at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, at the church with burial following in Mt. Zion Cemetery. (www.laughlinservice.com) In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to make donations in memory of Horace to the Monrovia Volunteer Fire Department or the Mt. Zion Cemetery fund.

James Clemens High School

James Clemens Competition Cheer Team takes fourth state title

Madison

The celebration continues: Madison Street Festival awards grants to 16 Madison educational programs

Events

The Loomis Brothers Circus returns this weekend

James Clemens High School

Wyche earns full-tuition scholarship from Cameron Education Foundation

Madison

ReadyFest returns to underscore need for preparedness

Madison

Winter Knights Chess Tournament sets record attendance

Harvest

Delta Sigma Theta plans exciting evening with ROUGE – A Go Red Event

Events

Burritt on the Mountain to host Shane Adkins for Coffeehouse Concert series

Bob Jones High School

Sponsors essential to achieving Madison Street Festival’s traditions

Madison

Registration opens to vie for seat in pre-kindergarten

Huntsville

Former doctor from Madison sued for overdose death

James Clemens High School

Donaldson piloting James Clemens as Acting Principal

Madison

Discovery of woman’s body in Hazel Green leads to investigation of possible murder-suicide

Huntsville

Rookie Rally Chess Tournament returns to Blossomwood

Huntsville

Arts Huntsville awards $280,000 in grants to area arts organizations

Bob Jones High School

Nichols’ podcast reflects on MCS’ 25th anniversary

Madison

Regions Bank on Madison Blvd robbed again

Madison

JAN. 20 DEADLINE: Madison Visionary Partners asking for nominations for first annual MVP awards

Madison

Damaging winds, flooding possible tonight

Madison

Community remembers Donald Spencer’s public service

Madison

Water main break postpones Bob Jones vs. Austin basketball games

Madison

Library sessions to offer backyard planting tips to novice gardeners

Madison

Editorial: King’s words speak to all

Madison

Petition for Madison special election on city manager issue submitted to probate judges

x