Places

  • Popular neighborhoods in Birmingham include: Ensley, Avondale, Forest Park, Glen Iris, Eastwood, Sun Valley, Five Points South, Huffman, Mason City, Roebuck, Inglenook, Sherman Heights, Jones Valley, East Thomas, Oak Ridge Park, Norwood, Green Acres, Roosevelt, Woodlawn, and Wahouma.

  • Birmingham is also known as: Shelby County / Birmingham city.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor William A. Bell, who took office January 26th, 2010.

  • Birmingham tourist attractions include: Alabama Museum of Health Sciences, Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Kelly Ingram Park, Birmingham Museum of Art, and Splash Adventure.

Facts

  • Birmingham has been featured in films like: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006), Murderball (2005), A River Runs Through It (1992), and Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Condoleezza Rice (politician and political scientist), Amber Benson (film director and actor), Taylor Hicks (singer and author), Carl Lewis (actor and track and field athlete), Earl Bennett (american football player), Chad Jackson (american football player), and Jerricho Cotchery (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The Birmingham News.

  • Birmingham is home to the following sports teams: Birmingham South Stars, UAB Blazers men's basketball, and Birmingham Bulls.

History

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From its founding in 1871 to the 1960's Birmingham's economy was focused on the iron and steel industry, mining, and railroading. Its amazing growth led to its nickname the "Magic City." After the 1960's other industries grew, diversifying its economic base.

It is now seen as a cultural center, embracing ballet, opera, music and art. It is home to the Southeast's largest museum.

The official website for the city of Birmingham is http://www.birminghamal.gov/.

There are currently 43 funeral home listings for the city of Birmingham, Alabama. Looking for Birmingham cemeteries?

Birmingham Obituaries

It was revealed by Orange County Register on May 22nd, 2016 that Ruth Buckner (Morton) died in Brea, California.  Ms. Buckner was 86 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ruth's life.

It was noted by The Roanoke Times & World News on April 27th, 2016 that James Allen Carmichael passed on in Roanoke, Virginia.  Carmichael was 94 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Allen's life.

It was disclosed by The Advocate on April 23rd, 2016 that Mattie Lee Ash (Prince) died in Newark, Ohio.  Ms. Ash was 78 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mattie Lee's life.

It was disclosed on April 22nd, 2016 that Mary Catherine Merrell passed on in Birmingham, Alabama.  Merrell was 71 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Catherine's life.

It was reported on April 21st, 2016 that Mary C Perry (Gage) passed on in Birmingham, Alabama.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary C's life.

It was written on April 17th, 2016 that Paul L Richards passed away in Birmingham, Alabama.  Richards was 82 years old and was born in Des Moines, IA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Paul L's life.

It was disclosed by San Diego Union-Tribune on April 17th, 2016 that Ernest Shreeves Dr "Ernie" Tucker died in San Diego, California.  Tucker was 83 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ernest Shreeves Dr "Ernie"'s life.

It was noted on April 15th, 2016 that Jean Galloway (Price) died in Atlanta, Georgia.  Ms. Galloway was 89 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jean's life.

It was written by Peoria Journal Star on April 14th, 2016 that Howard Jr Perkins passed away in Peoria, Illinois.  Perkins was 85 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Howard Jr's life.

It was written by The News Tribune on April 10th, 2016 that John E Jr Simmons perished in Washington.  Simmons was 73 years old and was born in Birmingham, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John E Jr's life.

Funeral Homes in Birmingham

Jefferson Memorial Gardens

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama, established in 1949, is a locally family owned and managed Funeral Home and Cemetery. The 100 acre cemetery provides perpetual care for the 725 interments each year, complete with...

Skelton Funeral Home

Skelton Funeral Home, proudly serving the Pickens County and surrounding area. Our experienced and compassionate staff of funeral directors help families celebrate life with dignity and respect. David and the staff of Skelton Funeral Home greatly...

Brown Service Funeral Home

We are a family-owned funeral home treating the families we serve in a manner that we want our family treated, with honor and respect. We are honored to be the preferred family-owned funeral home in our area as a result of the support we have...

Charter Funeral Home and Crematory

Charter Funeral Home was opened in May 1997. We were born from Alabama’s first cremation society, the Charter Cremation Society, which was formed in 1994. In a world dominated by corporations, we take pride in remaining a family owned and...

Crestview Memorial Gardens Incorporated

Mr. Meshad established the cemetery in 1973 beginning with the first garden, Christus. Later, in 1987 he built Crestview Memorial Funeral Home. Since the founding of our funeral home, we have been a valuable resource for the community and we are...

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Abanks Mortuary & Crematory
808 5th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Angwin Mortuary Centers
3500 Avenue I
Birmingham, AL 35218
Arrington Funeral Home Incorporated
520 Cotton Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35254
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Bell Funeral Home
2077 Pratt Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35214
Brighton Funeral Service
2145 Bessemer Rd
Birmingham, AL 35208
Brighton Funeral Services
4400 9th Ave
Birmingham, AL 35228
Bushelon Funeral Home Incorporated
800 14th St Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
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Cantrell Funeral & Cemetery
720 Tower Dr
Birmingham, AL 35214
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Davenport & Harris Funeral Hm
301 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35281
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Earnest Johnson Funeral Home
8531 Zion City Rd
Birmingham, AL 35206
Eastside Funeral Home
5523 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
Elmwood Cemetery
600 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35219
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George Washington Carver Memorial Gardens Incorporated
1020 Minor Pkwy
Birmingham, AL 35060
Grey's Memorial Funeral Home
2512 29th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35207
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Henderson Funeral Home
4904 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35232
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Jefferson Memerial Funeral Homes
1591 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35235
Jefferson Memorial Funeral
Highway 150
Birmingham, AL 35236
Jefferson Memorial Gardens
1591 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35235
Johns-Ridout's Mortuary-Elmwood Chapel
800 Dennison Ave Sw
Birmingham, AL 35211
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Kirksey's Mortuary
3500 Avenue I
Birmingham, AL 35218
Knesseth Israel Beth El Cemetery
320 11th Ct W
Birmingham, AL 35204
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Lakeshore Chapel & Cremation Services
131 Oxmoor Ct
Birmingham, AL 35279
Lett Funeral Home
2145 Bessemer Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
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Metropolitan Funeral Service
2345 Bush Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35218
Mullins Funeral Svc East
4764 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35232
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New Grace Hill Cemetery
1931 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35219
Nichols Cemetery Association Incorporated
1624 6th Way Nw
Birmingham, AL 35215
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Oak Hill Memorial Cemetery
1120 19th St N
Birmingham, AL 35263
Oakland Cemetery
1230 Warrior Rd
Birmingham, AL 35218
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Parker Funeral Service
5831 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35212
Parker Funeral Service
1900 Avenue I
Birmingham, AL 35218
Poole Funeral Chapel
1501 7th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Ridout's Foresthill Cemetery
431 60th St N
Birmingham, AL 35212
Ridout's Trussville Chapel
1500 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35235
Roberts Funeral Home Service
1337 Bessemer Rd
Birmingham, AL 35208
Roebuck Chapel
9012 Parkway E
Birmingham, AL 35261
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Skelton Funeral Home
2105 2nd St Sw
Birmingham, AL 35281
Smith & Gaston Funeral Service
1500 4th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35299
Sunrise Memorial Gardens
4386 Buzbee Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215
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Trussville Chapel
1500 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35235
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Valhalla Cemetery
839 Wilkes Rd
Birmingham, AL 35220
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Wren Funeral Home
2516 Finley Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35285
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Zion Memorial Gardens
201 93rd St N
Birmingham, AL 35261

Birmingham Funeral Home News

Heart of slain Anniston police officer gives grateful Florida man a new chance ...
During his check-up Thursday at UAB's Kirklin Clinic, Sorvillo cried as he recalled the funeral recalled watching it, masked after surgery and hooked up to machines, fresh stitches on his chest. You feel like, well, do you deserve it? And you feel ...
http://annistonstar.com/bookmark/19934045-Heart-of-slain-Anniston-police-officer-gives-grateful-Florida-man-a-new-chance-at-life

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, SportsChina's chaotic health care ...
People are also barred from setting up mourning halls or burning funeral money in these facilities - common methods of protest. Police posts have been set up in hospitals across the country, while doctors in some cities have been trained in self-defense.
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19377235/chinas-chaotic-health-care-drives-patient-attacks

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, SportsPolice: 2nd man in Philly officer ...
The announcement came amid preparations for a solemn procession by police and public officials to take Walker's body to a church for a public viewing Sunday evening. Another viewing was planned Monday before funeral services. Copyright 2012 The ...
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19379974/police-2nd-man-in-philly-officer-slaying-arrested

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, SportsRookie QB Foles lead Eagles ...
Eagles starting RT Todd Herremans missed the game to attend a family funeral. ... Eagles rookie WR Brian Hernandez limped to the locker room in the fourth. Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, ...
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19373132/rookie-qb-foles-lead-eagles-over-browns-27-10

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, SportsWith a sneer, Egypt TV host ...
Okasha warned Morsi not to attend the soldiers' funeral for his own safety. He claimed the Brotherhood and Morsi plan to kill him and retorted, "Fine, I declare it permissible to shed your blood too." "You don't know what I have. I have beasts and ...
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19369688/with-a-sneer-egypt-tv-host-challenges-islamists

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports1 charged, 1 sought in ...
Walker had time only to draw his gun before he was shot in the chest, stomach and arm, authorities said. The robbery attempt mirrored several other armed holdups in the area in the last few months, police said. Funeral services are set for Monday for ...
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19369320/1-charged-1-sought-in-philadelphia-officer-death

YOUR VIEW: Birmingham News changes mean some funerals to go unannounced
As one of the leaders of the Jewish community, I want to educate Wendt (the Alabama Media Group's vice president/content) and The Birmingham News as to the Jewish tradition of funeral practices. We bury our dead as soon as is possible with the ...
http://blog.al.com/birmingham-news-commentary/2012/08/your_view_birmingham_news_chan_2.html

ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, SportsUS: Missile defense for NKorea ...
Funeral services are scheduled for one of the two women killed in a train derailment in Maryland's Ellicott City outside Baltimore.More >>. Funeral services are scheduled for one of the two women killed in a train derailment in Maryland's Ellicott City ...
http://www.abc3340.com/story/19354706/us-missile-defense-for-nkorea-threat-not-china

Tony Scott -- Funeral Underway in L.A. | TMZ.com
"Top Gun" director Tony Scott is currently being laid to rest at an L.A. cemetery ... 5 days after he killed himself in San Pedro, CA. We're told several
http://www.tmz.com/2012/08/24/tony-scott-funeral-los-angeles-death-suicide/

Late President Mills funeral cost GH3.6 million - ModernGhana.com
Accra, Aug. 27, GNA A total amount of 3.6 million Ghana cedis was used for the funeral of late President John Evans Atta Mills, in contrast to the figure of 30 million Ghana cedis that was reported in a section of the media, the ...
http://www.modernghana.com/news/414012/1/late-president-mills-funeral-cost-gh36-million.html

Neil Armstrong Funeral: Private Service Planned For Friday
CINCINNATI A private service is planned in Cincinnati on Friday for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, and President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff. The Ohio native ...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/27/neil-armstrong-funeral-plans_n_1834055.html

Funeral Set For Md. Officer Killed In Crash; Traffic Delays Possible ...
Funeral services are to be held Tuesday for a Prince George's County police officer killed in a crash while pursuing a vehicle on Interstate 95.
http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/08/27/funeral-set-for-md-officer-killed-in-crash-2/