Mrs. Gussie Mae Wilson, 88, died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at her residence.
She was a native of Escambia County, Ala. and a resident of Atmore for many years.
She was a member of Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church in Atmore where she served in the Sunday School Choir and served as a member of the Usher's Board. She was a homemaker and she attended the S.A.I.L. Center in Atmore.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Wilson Sr. and her parents, Oscar and Hattie Dortch.
She is survived by five daughters, Barbara McMurray of Atmore, Betty Longmire and Gwendolyn Tucker both of Richmond, Va., Delois Alemezohy of Lago, Nigeria and LaShirley Nero of Uriah; three sons, Leroy Wilson Jr. of Trenton, N.J., Jimmy Wilson of Atmore and Anthony Wilson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one sister, Laura Dee Nettles of Philadelphia, Pa.; one brother, Claude Thomas of Atmore and 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church on Saturday, with Bishop Jimmy Wilson Eulogist and Rev. Willie Hawthrone officiating. Burial took place at Stallworth Cemetery in Atmore.
Turner Funeral chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mazie G. Stacey, 99, of Atmore, died Tuesday, June 15, 2004, at her residence. She was born to the late Walter Eugene and Mary Stacey Gandy on May 25, 1905. Stacey was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Wesley "Pop" Stacey and two daughters, Matress Marshall and Barbara Ann Jernigan.
She is survived by two sons, Otis "Pee Wee" Stacey and Adren "Joe" and wife Martha Stacey all of Atmore; four daughters, Ola and husband Harold Reynolds of Pensacola, Faye and husband Donnie Lindsay of Alexandria, La., Katie Jones of McComb, Miss. and Verler and husband Johnny Coker of Atmore; one son-in-law, Melvin Jernigan of Excel and 16 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Funeral services were held at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, with Bro. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial took place at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were her grandsons.
Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Ola S. Link, 68, of Canoe, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, at her residence. She was born to the late Arthur and Annie Mae Evans Godwin on July 2, 1935.
Link was a former resident of Quincy, Fla. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Daniel Link of Quincy; one daughter, Mellany and husband Michael Stone of Quincy; two brothers, Hilary Godwin of Clearwater, Kan. and James Godwin of Harvest; three sisters, Lillie Watson of South Side, Geraldine Dawson of Mobile and Juanita Lowry of Jay and one grandson, Christopher Stone.
Funeral services were held at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, with Bro. Earl Harrison officiating. Burial took place at Bowman Cemetery.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Alvin "Bill" Sinquefield, 83, of Atmore, died.
Sinquefield was a native of Monroe County and a resident of Atmore for many years. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Baptist Church where he served in various capacities in the church and was retired from Monsanto (now known as Solutia) in Pensacola. He served his tour in Korea with the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Sinquefield; mother, Alberta Sinquefield, two sisters and one brother.
He is survived by his ex-wife, Bernice Sinquefield of Detroit, Mich.; three daughters, Glendolyn Sinquefield and Elaine Moore of Lansing, Mich. and Patricia Nolen of Detroit; one son, Alvin Sinquefield Jr. of Detroit; two adopted children, Alvino and Brenda Sinquefield of Atmore and eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Baptist Church in Atmore on Monday, June 28, with Rev. Freddie Banks officiating. Burial took place at Fairview Cemetery.
Infant Braxton Tremayne Williams of Atmore, died Thursday, June 24, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Paulette Robinson and great-grandparents, Cleve and Kitty Williams and Rev. Lee Bonnie and Esterline Williams.
He is survived by his father, Maurice Williams; mother, Takiyah Williams both of Atmore; two brothers, Maurice Williams II and Kaelan Williams both of Pensacola; one sister, Shemiah Williams of Atlanta; grandparents, Lula and Clarence Harris of Pensacola and three grandfathers, Al Young of Los Angeles, Calif., Joe Robinson of Stockton and James Bishop of Bay Minette.
A graveside service was held at Stallworth Cemetery on Monday, June 28 with Dr. Hattie Bishop officiating.
Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Clarence Parker, 78, of White House Fork Community of Bay Minette, died Saturday, June 26, 2004, at his residence. He was the owner and operator of Parker's Chevron Service Station for 32 years.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Davis Parker of White House Fork; one son, Joseph "Joe" L. Parker of Bay Minette; one daughter, Martha "Marty" Parker of Foley; six brothers, Alex Hadley of Escatauba, Miss., Nip Hadley of Perdido, Hamilton "Buddy" Hadley of Bay Minette, Winston Hadley of Mobile, Pete Hadley of Perdido and John Arthur Hadley of Mobile; two sisters, Merle Stewart of Perdido and Patricia Talmadge of Atmore and eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Norris Funeral Home at 2 p.m., Wednesday, June 30 with Reverend Dan Byrd and Reverend Michael McRae officiating. Burial will take place at Bay Minette Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Gather Middleton, Bo Presley, Alfred Wallace, Alton Wallace, Spud Powe and Lance Jones.
Norris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gladys M. Walker, 80, of Oak Grove, Fla., died Saturday, June 26, 2004, in Pensacola.
She was born to the late Ludie and Mae Stanford Gann on October 8, 1923 in Beaverton.
She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, a music director for 46 years, a Sunday school teacher for 48 years, a church clerk for 42 years and a retired teacher with the Escambia County Florida School, where she taught for 42 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Arnold Gann.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, James B. Walker; a son, Sam and wife Vivian Walker; two grandsons, Scott Walker and Brandon Walker all of Oak Grove; three brothers, Garl Gann of Forestdale, Leon Gann of Hamilton and Bob Gann of Beaverton and three sisters, Ruby L. Cook of Fultondale, Dorothy Blakeney of Birmingham and Olene Tyler of Fultondale.
Funeral services were held at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday June 29, with Bro. Roy Chewning officiating. Burial took place at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were, George Carpenter, A.J. Hudson, Calvin McCall, Billy Darby, Doug Godwin and Kennetth Bryan.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. John "Bill" Horton died on Saturday, June 19, 2004, at Metro East in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born to the late Ralph and Lula Horton in Whatley on March 8, 1949.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Willie Lee Horton.
He is survived by three children, Theaya and husband, Antonio McGrew, Carl and wife Sherry Brooks and John Horton all of Mobile; five sisters, Ora Nee Welch, Gussie Ree Horton, Jeannie McGinnis, all of Frisco City, Ruby Burrell and Ralphy Jenkins, both of Cleveland; three brothers, Robert Horton of Atmore, Charlie Horton and Marshall Horton both of Frisco City; one great-uncle, Marshall Horn of Whatley; cousin, Odell Glenn of Cleveland and three grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Funeral services were held at Indian Ridge Baptist Church on Saturday, June 26, with Rev. Johnny Lynum officiating. Burial took place at Indian Ridge Church Cemetery.
Robinson Christian Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.