List of people executed in Alabama

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The following is a list of people executed in Alabama since 1983. All of the 56 individuals (55 males and 1 female) have been executed at the Holman Correctional Facility, near Atmore, Alabama. The last 32 died by lethal injection.

Prior to 1983, an 18-year moratorium on executions was observed under the direction of the Supreme Court of the United States. Alabama previously executed 153 individuals between 1927 and 1965.[1]

List of People Executed in Alabama Since 1983
# Name Race Age Sex Date of Execution Victim(s) Under Governor Method
1 John Louis Evans III White 33 M April 22, 1983 Edward Nassar George Wallace electric chair
2 Arthur Lee Jones Black 47 M March 21, 1986 William Hosea Waymon electric chair
3 Wayne Eugene Ritter [2] White 33 M August 28, 1987 Edward Nassar H. Guy Hunt electric chair
4 Michael Lindsey [3] Black 28 M May 26, 1989 Rosemary Zimlich Rutland electric chair
5 Horace Franklin Dunkins, Jr. [4] Black 28 M July 14, 1989 Lynn McCurry electric chair
6 Herbert Lee Richardson Black 43 M August 18, 1989 Rena Mae Callins electric chair
7 Arthur James Julius [5] Black 43 M November 17, 1989 Susie Bell Sanders electric chair
8 Wallace Norrell Thomas [6] Black 35 M July 13, 1990 Quenette Shehane electric chair
9 Larry Gene Heath [7] White 40 M March 30, 1992 Rebecca Heath electric chair
10 Cornelius Singleton [8] Black 36 M November 20, 1992 Ann Hogan electric chair
11 Willie Clisby, Jr. Black 47 M April 28, 1995 Fletcher Handley Fob James electric chair
12 Varnell Weeks Black 43 M May 12, 1995 Mark Batts electric chair
13 Edward Dean Horsley, Jr. Black 38 M February 16, 1996 Naomi Rolon electric chair
14 Billy Wayne Waldrop White 44 M January 10, 1997 Thurman Macon Donahoo electric chair
15 Walter Hill Black 62 M May 2, 1997 Willie Mae Hammock, John Tatum, and Lois Tatum electric chair
16 Henry Francis Hays [9] White 42 M June 6, 1997 Michael Donald electric chair
17 Stephen Allen Thompson White 34 M May 8, 1998 Robin Balarzs electric chair
18 Brian Keith Baldwin Black 40 M June 18, 1999 Naomi Rolon Don Siegelman electric chair
19 Victor Kennedy Black 37 M August 6, 1999 Annie Laura Orr electric chair
20 David Ray Duren White 37 M January 7, 2000 Kathleen Bedsole electric chair
21 Freddie Lee Wright Black 48 M March 3, 2000 Warren Green and Lois Green electric chair
22 Robert Lee Tarver, Jr. Black 52 M April 14, 2000 Hugh Sims Kite electric chair
23 Pernell La'sha Ford Black 35 M June 2, 2000 Willie C. Griffith and Linda Gail Griffith electric chair
24 Lynda Lyon Block White 54 F May 10, 2002 Opelika police Sergeant Roger Lamar Motley electric chair
25 Anthony Keith Johnson White 46 M December 12, 2002 Kenneth Cantrell lethal injection
26 Michael Eugene Thompson White 43 M March 13, 2003 Maisie Carlene Gray Bob Riley lethal injection
27 Gary Leon Brown White 44 M April 24, 2003 Jack David McGraw lethal injection
28 Tommy Jerry Fortenberry White 39 M August 7, 2003 Ronald Michael Guest, Wilbut T. Nelson, Robert William Payne, and Nancy Payne lethal injection
29 James Barney Hubbard White 74 M August 5, 2004 Lillian Montgomery lethal injection
30 David Kevin Hocker White 33 M September 30, 2004 Jerry Wayne Robinson lethal injection
31 Mario Giovanni Centobie White 39 M April 28, 2005 Moody police officer Keith Turner lethal injection
32 Jerry Paul Henderson White 58 M June 2, 2005 Jerry Haney in Talladega and for accepting $3,000 from Haney's wife for the killing lethal injection
33 George Everett Sibley, Jr. (common-law husband of Lynda Lyon Block) White 62 M August 4, 2005 Opelika police Sergeant Roger Lamar Motley lethal injection
34 John W. Peoples, Jr. White 48 M September 22, 2005 Paul Franklin, Judy Franklin, and Paul Franklin, Jr. lethal injection
35 Larry Eugene Hutcherson White 37 M October 26, 2006 Irma Thelma Gray lethal injection
36 Aaron Lee Jones Black 55 M May 3, 2007 Carl Nelson and Willene Nelson lethal injection
37 Darrell B. Grayson Black 46 M July 26, 2007 Annie Laura Orr lethal injection
38 Luther Jerome Williams Black 47 M August 23, 2007 John Kirk lethal injection
39 James Harvey Callahan White 62 M January 15, 2009 Rebecca Suzanne Howell lethal injection
40 Danny Joe Bradley[10] White 49 M February 12, 2009 Rhonda Hardin lethal injection
41 Jimmy Lee Dill[11] Black 49 M April 16, 2009 Leon Shaw lethal injection
42 Willie McNair[12] Black 44 M May 14, 2009 Ella Foy Riley lethal injection
43 Jack Trawick[1] White 62 M June 11, 2009 Stephanie Gach lethal injection
44 Max Landon Payne[13] White 38 M October 8, 2009 Braxton Brown lethal injection
45 Thomas Warren Whisenhant White 63 M May 27, 2010 Sheryl Lynn Payton lethal injection
46 John Forrest Parker White 42 M June 10, 2010 Elizabeth Dorlene Sennett lethal injection
47 Michael Jeffrey Land White 41 M August 12, 2010 Candace Brown lethal injection
48 Holly Wood Black 50 M September 9, 2010 Ruby Lois Gosha lethal injection
49 Phillip D. Hallford White 63 M November 4, 2010 Charles Eddie Shannon lethal injection
50 Leroy White Black 52 M January 13, 2011 Ruby White lethal injection
51 William Glenn Boyd White 45 M March 31, 2011 Fred and Evelyn Blackmon Robert J. Bentley lethal injection
52 Jason Oric Williams White 43 M May 19, 2011 Gerald Paravicini, Fred Barber, Linda Barber and Bryan Barber. lethal injection
53 Eddie Duval Powell III Black 41 M June 16, 2011 Mattie Wesson lethal injection
54 Derrick O'Neal Mason Black 37 M September 22, 2011 Angela Cagle lethal injection
55 Christopher Thomas Johnson White 38 M October 20, 2011 Elias Ocean Johnson lethal injection
56 Andrew Reid Lackey White 29 M July 25, 2013 Charlie Newman lethal injection

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gordon, Tom (June 12, 2009) "Alabama Death Row inmate Jack Trawick apologizes before execution." Birmingham News
  2. ^ Alabama Executes Convict In Killing. The New York Times.
  3. ^ Alabama Executes Man in Death of a Widow. The New York Times.
  4. ^ 2 Electric Jolts in Alabama Execution. The New York Times.
  5. ^ Murderer of Woman Is Executed in Alabama. The New York Times.
  6. ^ A Convicted Killer Is Executed in Alabama. The New York Times.
  7. ^ HEATH v. ALABAMA, 474 U.S. 82 (1985). The New York Times.
  8. ^ Execution in Alabama for the Killing of a Nun. The New York Times.
  9. ^ Klan Member Put to Death In Race Death. The New York Times.
  10. ^ Gordon, Tom (February 12, 2009) "Danny Joe Bradley ends 26 years on Alabama's Death Row in execution chamber." Birmingham News
  11. ^ Gordon, Tom (April 16, 2009) "Updated: Alabama executes Jimmy Lee Dill for 1989 slaying of Leon Shaw of Birmingham." Birmingham News
  12. ^ Gordon, Tom (May 14, 2009) "Alabama executes Willie McNair for 1990 slaying of Ella Foy Riley in Abbeville." Birmingham News
  13. ^ Gordon, Tom (October 8, 2009) "Alabama executes Max Landon Payne for 1992 slaying of Cullman County store owner Braxton Brown." Birmingham News

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