Places

  • Opelika is also known as: Lee County / Opelika city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Will Herring (american football player), Tommy Jackson (american football player and fiddler), Melvin Oliver (american football player), Roy Lee Jackson (baseball player), Joe Beckwith (baseball player), Lardarius Webb (athlete and american football player), and Rod Lindsey (baseball player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Opelika Observer.

History

The first white settlers in the area now known as Opelika arrived in the late 1830s and established a community called Lebenon. After the removal of the native peoples by force in 1836-37, the area became known as "Opelika", taken from a word in the Muskogee language meaning "large swamp". Settlement was sporadic until the late 1840s, when Opelika quickly became a commercial center with the coming of the railroad. In 1848, the Montgomery & West Point Railroad Company extended a rail line from Montgomery, Alabama to Opelika, and in 1851 completed a connection to West Point, Georgia, thus connecting Opelika with Atlanta, Georgia. This line was the only direct rail route between New Orleans and the Eastern Seaboard, and...

The official website for the city of Opelika is http://www.opelika.org/.

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Opelika Obituaries

It was reported by Journal News on December 23rd, 2014 that Vuree Sr Henderson died in Middletown, Ohio.  Henderson was 86 years old and was born in Opelika, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Vuree Sr's life.

It was disclosed on October 20th, 2014 that Wilbur Irvin Long perished in Sunnyside, Washington.  Long was 84 years old and was born in Opelika, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Wilbur Irvin's life.

It was revealed by Tri-City Herald on October 17th, 2014 that Wilbur Irvin Long passed on in Sunnyside, Washington.  Long was 84 years old and was born in Opelika, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilbur Irvin's life.

It was written on July 4th, 2014 that Charles S Jr Moody died in Opelika, Alabama.  Moody was 91 years old and was born in Meridian, MS.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Charles S Jr's life.

It was noted on June 28th, 2014 that Mary Joyce Voss (Myers) died in Opelika, Alabama.  Ms. Voss was 83 years old and was born in Wichita, KS.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Joyce's life.

It was noted on June 27th, 2014 that Mary Joyce Voss died in Opelika, Alabama.  Voss was 83 years old and was born in Wichita, KS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Joyce's life.

It was written by Knoxville News-Sentinel on April 16th, 2014 that James Gilbert passed away in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor James's life.

It was revealed on April 7th, 2014 that Eleanor Louise Harris (Suess) perished in Opelika, Alabama.  Ms. Harris was 102 years old and was born in McCook, NE.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Eleanor Louise's life.

It was reported by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on March 26th, 2014 that Roger "Skeeter" Webb died in Kenton, Ohio.  Webb was 70 years old and was born in Opelika, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Roger "Skeeter"'s life.

It was noted by Columbus Dispatch on January 29th, 2014 that Annie Faye Peyton (Winston) died in Columbus, Ohio.  Ms. Peyton was 58 years old and was born in Opelika, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Annie Faye's life.

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Fredericks Funeral Home LLC

Frederick Dean was founded in 1900 with a mission to provide the oldest and finest funeral service available in East Alabama. Today, our staff continues to provide the professional, personal and caring service that the residents of East Alabama...

Alabama Funeral Homes & Memorial Gardens

In 1967, James C. Pritchard, Sr., along with four other businessmen started Tallapoosa County Memory Gardens, one of the areas only perpetual care cemeteries giving families an alternative to the traditional church and city cemeteries.

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Colonial Funeral Home

As your only locally owned funeral home, we continue with the heritage of unparalleled personal service and the vision to meet all of a family's needs which began in 1987.The professional staff at McMullen Funeral Home is committed to providing...

Johnson Brown Service Funeral Home

Across four generations since 1900 our family has taken great pride in assisting families that call on us for service at a very difficult time in their lives.With locations in Valley and Lanett, Alabama we provide the personal care and compassion...

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Fredericks Funeral Home LLC
1801 Frederick Rd
Opelika, AL 36801
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Garden Hill Cemetery
1218 Frederick Rd
Opelika, AL 36801
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Harris Funeral Home
515 S 6th St
Opelika, AL 36803
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Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Rd
Opelika, AL 36801

Opelika Funeral Home News

Alice Mae Hooks Trammell
(LAFAYETTE) Alice Mae Hooks Trammell, 68, of LaFayette died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika. Services will be at Canaan ... other relatives and friends. Vines Funeral Home Inc., LaFayette.
http://therandolphleader.com/articles/2010/10/30/obituaries/6267-alice mae hooks trammell.txt

Pauline Langley Jones
(VALLEY) Pauline Langley Jones, 88 of Valley died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. EDT Saturday, Nov. 6 at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley with the Rev. Leon Davis officiating.
http://therandolphleader.com/articles/2010/11/06/obituaries/6245-pauline langley jones.txt

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