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Eunice Presley Rolin

Mrs. Eunice Presley Rolin, 68 of Atmore died Friday February 13, 2004 at her residence.

She was a homemaker, born in Escambia County, Ala. to the late William H. and Rena Heathcock Presley. She was a member of Poarch Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Dempsey Rolin; two Brothers, Howard Presley and John Arthur Presley and one great-granddaughter, Hannah Leah Schachle.

She is survived by five sons, William Rolin and his wife, Brenda, Don Wayne Rolin and his wife, Helen, Ronnie Rolin and his wife, Margie, Melvin Rolin and his wife, Marty and Paul Rolin and his wife, Felicia, all of Atmore; four daughters; Vera Ramer and her husband Jackey, Carolyn Dortch and her husband, Paul and Lisa Barnhill and her husband Donald, all of Nokomis; one brother, Bennie Charles Presley of McCullough; four sisters Willie Pearl Nall and Shirlene Mauldie both of Pensacola, Beatrice Presley of Flomaton and Atrice Beatrice Gibson of Walnut Hill; 42 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and special friends Margaret Milstead, Bobbie Pearson, Erdeal McGhee, Deloris Schultz, Hattie Lou Morris, Ruthie Mae Rackard and numerous others.

Service were held Sunday February 15 at 2 p.m. at Poarch Baptist Church with the Rev. Leo Luker, Jr. and the Rev. Bubba Rolin officiating.

Burial followed at New Home Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Larry Bailey, Arthur Ramer, Gary "Boman" Presley, Johnny Presley, John Arthur McGhee, and Matthew Reynolds.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Theda Blanton Harrell

Mrs. Theda Blanton Harrell, 64, of Titusville, Fla. died Thursday, February 12, 2004, at her residence. She was born in Bratt on March 21, 1939 to Grover and Edna Davis Blanton. She taught eighth grade Science in the Titusville School System and was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church of Titusville.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn Harrell; her daughter, Rhonda Harrell, of Titusville; two brothers: Elwood Blanton of Bratt and Elyan Blanton of Walnut Hill; two sisters, Ouida Wiggins of Bratt and Renee Godwin of Davisville and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held Wednesday, February 18 at 11 a.m. at Godwin Cemetery with the Rev. Tom Little officiating.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Vernon McCraney

Mr. Vernon McCraney, 79 died Sunday February 15, 2004, in Atmore.

Mr. McCraney was a native of Baker, Fla. and a resident of Atmore for the past 20 years. He attended the Church of the Living God.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann McCraney; a son, Larry McCraney and a sister, Omie McCraney.

He is survived by his wife, Genese McCraney of Atmore; two sons, Jerry McCraney and his wife, Margie, of Atmore and Doug McCraney and his wife, Hattie, of Anchorage; six daughters, Jan and Billy Powell, Debbie and Terry Fulbright, and Jo and Robert Bexley all of Atmore, Ann and Wayne Waddell of Philadelphia, Miss., Bobbie and Billy Walker of Mobile and Rita Ikner of Frisco City; his brother, Leroy and Elaine McCraney of Fairhope; 12 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 17 at 2 p.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Earl Harrison officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chris Garrett, Keith Fulbright, Jerry McCraney, James McCraney, Charles England, and Ricky McMillan.

Willie George Dailey

Rev. Willie George Dailey, 85, died Tuesday, February 24, 2004, at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.

He was a native of Atmore for many years and has attended school in Monroe County. He was a member of Zion Star AME Zion Church and was a retired laborer with Ingalls Shipyard.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harkless and Ollie Naomi Dailey; his first wife, Mattie Dailey; two sons, George, Johnny E. and Don E. Dailey; eight of his sisters and brothers.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Dailey of Atmore; seven daughters, Verna Dailey of Mobile, Elizabeth Knight of Boston, Mass., Barbara Dailey and Celestine Dailey both of Philadelphia, Pa., Maragaret Walton and Frances Dailey both of Atmore and Diane Dailey of Pascagoula, Miss.; three sons, Willie James Dailey of Mobile, Theodore Dailey of Boston, and Mack Dailey of Pascagoula; two sisters, Rosa Lee Jones of Atmore and Fronnie Sellers of Pascagoula; two brothers, Harkless Dailey Jr. of Philadelphia and Paul Dailey of Moss Point, Miss.; 50 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, February 28 at 11 a.m. at Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church.Bishop Willie L. Williams officiated. Burial was at Fairview Cemeter.

Turner Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Wayne Griffis

Mr. Joseph Wayne Griffis, 53, died Wednesday, February 25, 2004, in Jay.

Mr. Griffis was a native of McDavid, Fla. and a resident of Flomaton for the past 30 years. He attended Gospel Light Temple.

He was preceded in death by his father, J.D. Griffis; nephew, David Griffis; and mother-in-law, Mazie Hanks.

He was survived by his wife, Mary Griffis of Flomaton; his mother, Mrs. Ruby Lee Griffis of McDavid; son, Johnny and Joley Griffis of Flomaton; daughter, Misty Dawn Griffis and Sammy Portwood of Flomaton; four brothers, Dennis Griffis, Danny Griffis, Tony Griffis and Gary Griffis all of McDavid; three sisters, Brenda Hanks of Century, Annette Lambeth of Atmore, and Patsy Griffis of McDavid; two grandchildren, Tristan Portwood and John Griffis; special aunt, Della Godwin.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 27 at 2 p.m. at Eastside Chapel with Bro. Wallace Reed and Bro. Joe Eddie Mack officiating. Burial followed at Godwin Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Chad Hanks, Howard Gilmore, Jeff Johnson, Jimmy Johnson, Mike Gilmore, Greg Sims, Rodney Griffis and Jamie Wagers. Honorary pallbearers were Keith Griffis and Billy Sims.

Eastside Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

John Wesley Holder Sr.

John Wesley Holder Sr., 75, of Huntsville died Monday, February 23, 2004, at home.

He joined the merchant Marines during World War II at the age of 16. He served his country in the armed services and worked for Ampex Corporation as regional sales manager. For the past 25 years he was an independent business owner in the computer storage industry.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Holder; daughter, Betty and Chandler Hall; son, John and Tamara Holder Jr. of Covington, Gra.; grandchildren, Whitney Newsom, Noelle Holder and Katherine Hall; brothers, Alex and Martha Holder of Perdido Key, Fla. and Jim and Lois of Orange Beach; sisters, Nell Holder of Mesa, Ariz., Helen Day and William McKenzie of Monroeville and Vera and Charles Lindauer of Theodore; many nieces, nephews and friends.

A viewing at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was held Friday, February 27. Burial was at Oakhill Cemetery in Atmore.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Family Care or Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Laymon Jordan Sr.

Mr. Laymon Jordan Sr., 80, died Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at his residence.

He was a native of Red Level, Ala., and a resident of Century for many years. He attended school in Conecuh County and Carver High School in Century. He was a member of Bethel AF&M Church of God in Century. He was a retired millwright in the saw mill industry. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Inez Jordan; his parents, Abner and Lottie Jordan.

He is survived by six daughters, Barbara Brown of White Plains, N.Y., Delores Wallace of Victorville, Calif., Samantha and Talit Azam, Sylvia Jordan, Oranetta Jordan all of Orlando, Fla., and Michelle Jordan-Phifer of Century; three sons, Laymon and Pacita Jordan, Jr. of Victorville, Harold E. and Jackie Jordan of Mobile and Charles Jordan of Century; two sisters, Evelyn Gamble of Albion, Mich. and Anna Robbins of Rialto, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral Services wre held Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m. at Bethel AF&M Church of God in Century. The Rev. Russell Fountain, Pastor, officiated. Burial was at Century Cemetery.

Turner Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Cleveland Tunstall Jr.,

Cleveland Tunstall Jr., 60, Saturday, February 21, 2004 at his residence.

He was a native of Tensaw and a resident of Atmore for many years. He graduated from Douglassville High School in Bay Minette and was employed as a manager with Gray Salt Super Market.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Josephine Gallery and Hannah Bonns Tunstall; brothers, Sylvester Williams, Theodore Williams, Wilson Williams, Ezekiel Williams, Emanuel Tunstall and Hussell Tunstall.

He is survived by his wife, Marsha Tunstall of Atmore; two daughters, LaTasha Tunstall of Detroit, Mich. and Crystal Collins of Daphne; son, Timothy Flowers of Detroit, Mich.; sister, Lillie M. Mitchel of Stockton; brothers, Major and Daisy Tunstall and John and DeAnna Tunstall all of Tensaw.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m. at Little Zion United Methodist Church in Tensaw. Dr. Hattie Bishop, Pastor of Deliverance Ministry of Jesus Christ officiated.

Burial followed at Tensaw Memorial Garden in Tensaw.

Pallbearers were friends and family members.

Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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