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 61 individuals (60 men and 1 woman) have been executed at the Holman Correctional Facility, near Atmore, Alabama. All executions since December 2002 have been 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) 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
3 Wayne Eugene Ritter [2] White 33 M August 28, 1987 Edward Nassar H. Guy Hunt
4 Michael Lindsey [3] Black 28 M May 26, 1989 Rosemary Zimlich Rutland
5 Horace Franklin Dunkins, Jr. [4] Black 28 M July 14, 1989 Lynn McCurry
6 Herbert Lee Richardson Black 43 M August 18, 1989 Rena Mae Callins
7 Arthur James Julius [5] Black 43 M November 17, 1989 Susie Bell Sanders
8 Wallace Norrell Thomas [6] Black 35 M July 13, 1990 Quenette Shehane
9 Larry Gene Heath [7] White 40 M March 30, 1992 Rebecca Heath
10 Cornelius Singleton [8] Black 36 M November 20, 1992 Ann Hogan
11 Willie Clisby, Jr. Black 47 M April 28, 1995 Fletcher Handley Fob James
12 Varnell Weeks Black 43 M May 12, 1995 Mark Batts
13 Edward Dean Horsley, Jr. Black 38 M February 16, 1996 Naomi Rolon
14 Billy Wayne Waldrop White 44 M January 10, 1997 Thurman Macon Donahoo
15 Walter Hill Black 62 M May 2, 1997 Willie Mae Hammock, John Tatum, and Lois Tatum
16 Henry Francis Hays [9] White 42 M June 6, 1997 Michael Donald
17 Stephen Allen Thompson White 34 M May 8, 1998 Robin Balarzs
18 Brian Keith Baldwin Black 40 M June 18, 1999 Naomi Rolon Don Siegelman
19 Victor Kennedy Black 37 M August 6, 1999 Annie Laura Orr
20 David Ray Duren White 37 M January 7, 2000 Kathleen Bedsole
21 Freddie Lee Wright Black 48 M March 3, 2000 Warren Green and Lois Green
22 Robert Lee Tarver, Jr. Black 52 M April 14, 2000 Hugh Sims Kite
23 Pernell La'sha Ford Black 35 M June 2, 2000 Willie C. Griffith and Linda Gail Griffith
24 Lynda Lyon Block White 54 F May 10, 2002 Opelika police Sergeant Roger Lamar Motley
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
27 Gary Leon Brown White 44 M April 24, 2003 Jack David McGraw
28 Tommy Jerry Fortenberry White 39 M August 7, 2003 Ronald Michael Guest, Wilbut T. Nelson, Robert William Payne and Nancy Payne
29 James Barney Hubbard White 74 M August 5, 2004 Lillian Montgomery
30 David Kevin Hocker White 33 M September 30, 2004 Jerry Wayne Robinson
31 Mario Giovanni Centobie White 39 M April 28, 2005 Moody police officer Keith Turner
32 Jerry Paul Henderson White 58 M June 2, 2005 Jerry Haney
33 George Everett Sibley, Jr. (common-law husband of Lynda Lyon Block) White 62 M August 4, 2005 Opelika police Sergeant Roger Lamar Motley
34 John W. Peoples, Jr. White 48 M September 22, 2005 Paul and Judy Franklin and Paul Franklin, Jr.
35 Larry Eugene Hutcherson White 37 M October 26, 2006 Irma Thelma Gray
36 Aaron Lee Jones Black 55 M May 3, 2007 Carl Nelson and Willene Nelson
37 Darrell B. Grayson Black 46 M July 26, 2007 Annie Laura Orr
38 Luther Jerome Williams Black 47 M August 23, 2007 John Kirk
39 James Harvey Callahan White 62 M January 15, 2009 Rebecca Suzanne Howell
40 Danny Joe Bradley[10] White 49 M February 12, 2009 Rhonda Hardin
41 Jimmy Lee Dill[11] Black 49 M April 16, 2009 Leon Shaw
42 Willie McNair[12] Black 44 M May 14, 2009 Ella Foy Riley
43 Jack Trawick[1] White 62 M June 11, 2009 Stephanie Gach
44 Max Landon Payne[13] White 38 M October 8, 2009 Braxton Brown
45 Thomas Warren Whisenhant White 63 M May 27, 2010 Sheryl Lynn Payton
46 John Forrest Parker White 42 M June 10, 2010 Elizabeth Dorlene Sennett
47 Michael Jeffrey Land White 41 M August 12, 2010 Candace Brown
48 Holly Wood Black 50 M September 9, 2010 Ruby Lois Gosha
49 Phillip D. Hallford White 63 M November 4, 2010 Charles Eddie Shannon
50 Leroy White Black 52 M January 13, 2011 Ruby White
51 William Glenn Boyd White 45 M March 31, 2011 Fred and Evelyn Blackmon Robert J. Bentley
52 Jason Oric Williams White 43 M May 19, 2011 Gerald Paravicini, Fred Barber, Linda Barber and Bryan Barber
53 Eddie Duval Powell III Black 41 M June 16, 2011 Mattie Wesson
54 Derrick O'Neal Mason Black 37 M September 22, 2011 Angela Cagle
55 Christopher Thomas Johnson White 38 M October 20, 2011 Elias Ocean Johnson
56 Andrew Reid Lackey White 29 M July 25, 2013 Charlie Newman
57 Christopher Eugene Brooks White 43 M January 21, 2016 Jo Deann Campbell
58 Ronald Bert Smith, Jr. White 45 M December 8, 2016 Casey Wilson
59 Thomas Douglas Arthur White 75 M May 26, 2017 Troy Wicker Kay Ivey
60 Robert Bryant Melson Black 46 M June 8, 2017 James Nathaniel Baker, Darryl Collier and Tamika Collins
61 Torrey Twane McNabb Black 40 M October 19, 2017 Montgomery police officer Anderson Gordon

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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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