Geraldine Bailey Campbell
Geraldine Bailey Campbell, 78, a resident of Leroy, died Oct. 11, 2006 at her residence. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Herbert P. Campbell of Leroy; two sons, Louis A. Rhodes of Helena and Thomas O. Campbell of Mobile; daughter, Theresa Elaine Leech of Clifton, Va. and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Rebecca Anne Rhodes.
Agraveside service was Oct. 13 in the New Leroy Baptist Church Cemetery
with the Rev. James Watkins officiating.
Pallbearers were Elaine Leech, John Leech, Tommy Campbell, Louis Rhodes, Ben Rhodes, Amy Rhodes, Elizabeth Rhodes and Ashley Leech.
William Dewey Jones
William Dewey Jones, 55, died Oct. 15, 2006 in a Mobile hospital. He was a native of Citronelle and a resident of Fruitdale. He was self-employed in the logging business.
He is survived by four sons, Jason Jones, Jeremy Beech, Nicholas Jones and Wayne Jones, all of Fruitdale; father, George William Jones of Fruitdale; brother, Crawford Jones of Lucedale, Miss.; sister, Drusilla Turner of Chatom and seven grandchildren.
The funeral service was Oct. 18 in the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home in Chatom with the Rev. Dewayne Williams officiating. Interment was in the Fairhope Baptist Cemetery
Dave Adams Sr.
Dave Adams Sr., 92, a retired boatman and a native and resident of McIntosh, died Oct. 15, 2006 at his home. He was a member of Langs Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in McIntosh where he served as a trustee, class leader and worship leader. He also served as past worshipful master of Lodge 141. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dave Adams I and Annis Watson Adams.
Survivors include six sons, the Rev. Dave (Rosie) Adams Jr. and Sexton (Sylvia) Adams, all of McIntosh, Sylvester (Geraldine) Adams of Milan, Tenn., Louis Henry (Lula Jean) Adams and James Edward (Tracie) Adams, all of Buffalo, N.Y. and Kenny Ray (Barbara) Adams of New Hempstead, N.Y.; four daughters, Clara M. Bush of Buffalo, Annie L. (Eddie) Reed and Virchus T. (Aaron) Reed and Sandra F. Reed, all of McIntosh; brother, J.C. Adams Sr. of McIntosh; 53 grandchildren, 76 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. at Langs Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Alvin Hamilton, pastor, officiating. Viewing will be on Saturday at the church from 9-11 a.m. Burial will be in Vaughn Cemetery
with Andrews Funeral Home directing.
Hollis Eugene Woods
Hollis Eugene Woods, a native of Deer Park and a resident of Chatom, died Oct. 10, 2006 in the Washington County Nursing Home in Chatom at the age of 71. Aretired shipyard worker, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Ray Sr. and Della Turner Woods and four brothers, Melvin T. Woods, Walter L. Woods, Joseph Ray Woods Jr. and Clyde A. Woods.
He is survived by his son, Gregory Woods of Antioch, Calif., three daughters, Thaillia Woods, Carman Woods and Schalon Woods, all of Antioch; two stepsons, Larry (Cynthia) Fennell of Deer Park and Gerald (Elaine) Rasheed of Baltimore, Md.; two sisters, Mary (A.R.) Grimes of Theodore and Martha (A.C.) Bivens of Deer Park; devoted sister-in-law, Ethel Woods of Milwaukee, Wis.; two brothers, George (Annie Lewis) Woods of Deer Park and Carl (Dessie) Woods of Milwaukee and eight grandchildren.
The funeral service was Oct. 18 at the New Light Baptist Church of Deer Park with the Rev. Lee Arthur Taylor Sr., pastor and eulogist. Burial was in the church cemetery with Andrews Funeral Home directing.
Thomas Littleton Walker
Thomas Littleton Walker, a native of Beachton, Ga., died Oct. 10, 2006 at Hospitality Care Nursing Home in Thomasville, Ga. He was a retired owner of a drycleaners, served in banking in Dublin, Ga. and with the Bank of Grady County and served as the tax commissioner for Grady County. He was a member of the First Baptist Church where he served on the board of deacons and sang in the choir for more than 30 years. A member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lanora Kinchen Walker and his first wife, Jewel Reagan Walker.
Survivors include his wife, Libby Singley Walker of Cairo, Ga.; two sons, Tommy (Julie) Walker of Albany, Ga. and Steve Walker of Cairo; two stepchildren, Cindy Allday of Cairo and Michael Finch of Lafayette, La.; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; seven step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was Oct. 12 at the First Baptist Church in Cairo with Dr. Ron McCaskill and Dr. Joe Allen, officiating. Interment was in the Greenwood Cemetery
Pallbearers were Drew Walker, Matt Walker, Thomas Walker, Jared Blanton Walker, Clay Cooper and Andy Hayes.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the board of deacons at the First Baptist Church and the Kiwanis Club.
Viola Dolbear Hartman
Viola Dolbear Hartman, 87, died Oct. 20, 2006 at her residence in Jackson. Born July 13, 1919, she was a native of Jackson.
She was a retired cosmetologist who worked with the late King Swanson. Hartman was a member of McCann's United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Lamar Hartman; her mother, Sara McDonald Dolbear and sisters, Vivian Mathews, Bertha May and Anita Spillers.
Surviving are daughter, Peggy Clolinger of Jackson; three stepdaughters, Julia Jean Walters, Barbara Joan O'Hear and Donna Lorane Gibbons, all of Mobile; six sisters, Lucille Middleton, Lillian Willoughby, Laura Smith and Marie McCorquodale, all of Jackson, Lottie Carlson of Buchannon Dam, Texas and Gaynor Sanders of Hazel Green; three brothers, Clyde Dolbear and David Dolbear, both of Jackson and Gene Dolbear of Petal, Miss; three grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral was Oct. 22, 2006 in the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with the Rev. Joe McKenney officiating. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens.
L.V. Martin, 80, a resident of Grove Hill, died Oct. 22, 2006 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born May 22, 1926.
Martin was a retired maintenance worker for Stauffer in Bucks. He was a member of the Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church in Grove Hill where he served as a deacon, a member of Utopia Masonic Lodge No. 251 and the Community Club in Grove Hill.
He is survived by his wife, Minnie Taite Martin of Grove Hill; two daughters, Lanette Martin and Debra Martin, both of Birmingham; three sons, Andrain (Sallie) Martin, Jeffery (Beverly) Martin and Durlin Martin, all of Grove Hill; brother, Walter Martin of New Orleans, La., uncle, Fred Martin of Grove Hill; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be at Mt. Zion No. 2 Baptist Church, Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 12 noon. Interment will be in the church cemetery with Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directing.
Mary Jonaleen Howard
Mary Jonaleen Howard, a native of Greensboro, N.C. and a resident of Tibbie, died Oct. 18, 2006 at her home. She was 65.
Survivors include her mother, Kathleen Lasley of Greensboro; three sons, Darryl Howard of Tibbie, Duane Howard of Wagarville and Ryan Howard of Malcolm; a daughter, Christiana Wynn of Frankville; brother, Ivey Lasley of Greensboro; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The graveside service was Oct. 20 at the Howardtown Baptist Cemetery
in Tibbie with the Rev. Al Brown officiating and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers were Jason Wynn, Clint Howard, Owen Busby, Scott Howard, Lamar Carpenter and Gary Dempsey.
Jewel Manuel Kennon
Jewel Manuel Kennon, 75, a resident of Chatom, died Oct. 24, 2006 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was a member of Cooper Lewis C.M.E. Church in Chatom where she was a member of the senior choir and a Sunday School teacher.
She is survived by two daughters, Patricia Craig and Duesther Malley, both of Chatom; five sons, Lonnie Manuel, Willie Malley, Charles Malley and Joe Malley, all of Chatom and Terry Malley of Portland, Ore.; four sisters, Georgia Perry of Mobile, Winnie McLaurin, Gennie Anderson and Ann Robinson, all of Long Island, N.Y.; brother, Perry Everett of Millry; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was Oct. 30 at Cooper Lewis C.M.E. Church in Chatom. Interment was in the Hillcrest Cemetery
in Chatom with Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directing.