Congregational Care


Sudie Barton


To Sallie & Vincent Campbell in the death of Sallie’s brother, Gerald Carmichael, on May 2nd.

To Kate, Tony, J.D. & Charlotte Watkins in the death of Kate’s father, Don Hortberg of Vestavia Hills, on May 6th.

To Mary Virginia, John, James & Ella Sweeney in the death of John’s step-brother,  Bill Harper of Raleigh, NC, on May 22nd.

To Pamela, Caroline & Carson Taylor in the death of John Taylor on June 1st.

To Beverly & Randy McClendon in the death of Randy’s sister, Glenda Lewis of Lynn Haven, FL, on June 3rd.


To Anna Lynn & Bill Griffin in the marriage of their son, Sean Griffin, to Brooklyn Clark in Fairhope, AL on May 6th. The couple will reside in Washington, DC.

To Allison & Jeremiah Stone, in the birth of their son, Jeremiah Cash Stone, Jr., on May 6th.

To Sheila & Phil Sanders in the birth of their grandson, Smith Howell Sanders, on May 9th. Caroline & Steven Sanders of Homewood are the proud parents.

To Kate & Jack Belew in the birth of their son, John Donald (Tripp) Belew, III, on May 13th. Fred & Kathy Daniels are maternal grandparents.

To Cursey & Eric Sitzler in the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Cursey (Libby) Sitzler, on May 15th. Luke & Drew are the proud big brothers, and Karen & Kip Sitzler are the paternal grandparents.

To Gwen Boyd in the birth of her granddaughter, Aria Noelle Tashman, on May 19th.  Proud parents are Noelle & Mike Tashman of Hoover, AL.

To Sarah Corinne & David Glenn in the birth of their son, David Briggs Glenn, on May 23rd. Sarah Frances Shotts is Brigg’s’ maternal grandmother.

To Jenni & Caleb Riggs in the birth of their son, Griffin Lee Riggs, on May 28th.

To Lane & Philip de Kozan in the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Ellen de Kozan on May 25th. Proud big sisters are Grace and Sarah.


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With permission from those families involved, Congregational Care listings include VHMC active members in hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. Members who are minors will only be listed with parental permission. Regarding sympathies and congratulations, related family members listed will include VHMC active members who are designated by the family representative. If you would like a printed copy of the Notes, please email Emily Forsythe.