Places

  • Florence is also known as: Lauderdale County / Florence city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Steven Ford Brown (journalist and writer), Brett Guthrie (politician), Hank Klibanoff (writer and editor), Harryette Mullen (writer and poet), Jeff Brantley (baseball player and announcer), Josh Willingham (baseball player), and Dennis Condrey (wrestler).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Florence Courier Journal, Florence Times Daily, and TimesDaily.

History

According to the 2010 Census, the city's population was 39,319. Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Florence is considered the primary economic hub of northwestern Alabama. Florence is renowned for its annual tourism events, including W. C. Handy Music Festival in the summer, and the Renaissance Faire in the fall. Landmarks in Florence include the Rosenbaum House, the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home located in Alabama. The type of municipal government is mayor-council. Florence is located at 34°49′13″N 87°39′46″W / 34. 820287°N 87. 662860°W / 34. 820287; -87. 662860. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, Florence has a total area of 25. 0 square miles (65 km), of which 24. 9 square miles (64 km) is land, and 0. 1 square miles (0. 26 km) (0. 40%) is water. Florence is located on Wilson Lake and Pickwick Lake, bodies of water on the Tennessee River dammed by Wheeler and Wilson Dams. Wheeler Lake...

The official website for the city of Florence is http://www.ci.florence.al.us/.

There are currently 8 funeral home listings for the city of Florence, Alabama.

Florence Obituaries

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on November 19th, 2015 that Joseph C Graden died in Sarasota, Florida.  Graden was 87 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joseph C's life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on November 19th, 2015 that Joseph C Graden passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  Graden was 87 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Joseph C's life.

It was disclosed on October 14th, 2015 that Stephanie Bellefeuille died in Florence, Alabama.  Bellefeuille was 30 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Stephanie's life.

It was written on September 13th, 2015 that Evelyn Francis Henke (Schumaker) died in Florence, Alabama.  Ms. Henke was 88 years old and was born in Greensburg, PA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Evelyn Francis's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on July 22nd, 2015 that Cynthia Perkins perished in Flint, Michigan.  Perkins was 62 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Cynthia's life.

It was reported on March 1st, 2015 that Margaret F Sutherland passed away in Florence, Alabama.  Sutherland was 85 years old and was born in Ames, IA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Margaret F's life.

It was reported on December 13th, 2014 that Gertrude "Trudy" Guthrie (Vanpelt) perished in Fayetteville, North Carolina.  Ms. Guthrie was 75 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gertrude "Trudy"'s life.

It was reported by Peoria Journal Star on April 5th, 2014 that Marvin L Hines passed away in Washington, Illinois.  Hines was 93 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marvin L's life.

It was noted on March 6th, 2014 that James Curtis Buchanan passed away in Florence, Alabama.  Buchanan was 91 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Curtis's life.

It was revealed by Flint Journal on February 26th, 2014 that Joe Louis Brewer perished in Grand Blanc, Michigan.  Brewer was 77 years old and was born in Florence, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Joe Louis's life.

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Greenhill Funeral Home Incorporated
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Florence, WA 98185
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Florence, WA 98185
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Morrison Funeral Homes
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Florence, WA 98185
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Florence, WA 98185
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Saints Funeral Home Incorporated
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Florence, WA 98185
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Thompson and Son Funeral Home
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Florence Funeral Home News

South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Nov. 6-8
The 10-track album is being recorded as a fundraising project for the school, which similar to all Alabama schools ... By David Atchinson, The Daily Home. FLORENCE, Ala. Horace Burns admits he was a little nervous as he prepared to board a bus Nov. 26 ...
http://www.nola.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/south-regional-member-exchange-digest-for-nov/008e4c24f6754757b5665f7dafa38001

Death notices, 11/07
Arrangements are by Gutierrez Funeral Chapels/North. Survivors include his sons, Myron Cook of Florence, Monty Cook of Houston and ... EARLY Alfred Al Wesley Milch died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at his residence. Visitation is from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m ...
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South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Sept. 30-Nov. 1
AP Photo ALANN501 FLORENCE, Ala. At 8 p.m., University of North Alabama senior Chelsea Torbert is just beginning ... Because he was never declared "presumed dead," a formal funeral was never held here. By Michael Barrett, The Gaston Gazette.
http://www.nola.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/south-regional-member-exchange-digest-for-sept-30-nov-1/a92a1f80d0b547009789e39a8313c641

Smith remembered for innovation, leadership
Smith still holds the single-game scoring record at the University of North Alabama, pouring in 55 points against St. Bernard in A February 1971 game when the school was still called Florence State ... 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with the funeral service to follow.
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Thompson & Son Funeral Home : Florence, Alabama (AL)
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Elkins Funeral Homes : Florence, Alabama (AL)
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Greenhill Funeral Home : Florence, Alabama (AL)
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