COLLEY, Mr. John
COLLEY, Mr. John, a resident of Montgomery, AL, expired Tuesday, November 5, 2002 in a local hospital. Funeral arrangements and survivors will be announced later by E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.
BANKER, Beatrice Geraldine
BANKER, Beatrice Geraldine, 82, a resident of Montgomery, AL, died Monday, November 4, 2002. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at Leak-Memory Chapel with Rev. Fred Fuller and Dr. Sid Locke officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Beatrice Geraldine Banker was born on 13 May 1920 in Stoneham, Mass/., and graduated September 1942 from Newton Hospital Nursing College, Mass., as a certified registered nurse. In February 1943 she joined the Army Nurse Corp. and began her career serving her country. Her first command was in Boston. She served in New York, Colorado, California, Pennsylvania, Australia, Okinawa, New Guinea and the Philippines. She was a veteran of World War II. She stood dress uniform for Eleanor Roosevelt. In 1953 she married Harold L. Banker, a disabled veteran of World War II, and two years later in 1955 received a discharge due to pregnancy. She was discharged at the rank of captain and received three bronze stars to the Pacific ribbon and an Honorable Service Award. Mrs. Banker then transferred her military service career to civil service and became a nurse at the Maxwell Air Force Base Hospital, working in obstetrics and pediatrics. She retired in 1970. Beatrice Geraldine Banker was a pioneer woman-one of many paving the way for the changes for women in military history. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Hal” Lloyd Banker and her parents Elora Phelps Powers and Gerald Powers. She is survived by her son, Lee Kendall (Debbie Hudman) Banker and one grandson, Jason Brett (Monica) Banker. Active Pallbearers will be Lee Banker, Jason Banker, Bobby Cannon, Wayne Tatum, Richard Cleghorn and James Cannon. Honorary Pallbearers will her family at Arrowhead Manor. Memorial contributions may be made to Women in Military Service For America Memorial, Dept. 560, Washington, DC 20042-0560 or one’s choice of charity. Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at Leak-Memory from 6:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
FOLSOM, John P. Sr.
FOLSOM, John P. Sr., “Boom Paw”, 71, a lifelong resident of Montgomery, AL, died unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, November 2, 2002. Funeral services will be held at Leak-Memory Chapel on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. with Father William P. Folsom officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. He was preceded in death by his parents, William P. and Mary Folsom; his sister, Mary Dean Folsom, his loving wife of 44 years, Vivian B. Folsom and his son, John P. Folsom, Jr. Survivors include his two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary F. and William Barse and Patricia F. and Wayne Gradwell; his brother, Father William P. Folsom; four grandsons, Vince Gradwell, Blake Gradwell, Zack Gradwell and J. P. Folsom, III; his mother-in-law, Dovie Blankenship; sisters-in-law, Sharon (Ronald) Houston brothers-in-law, John A. Blankenship, Raymond (Linda) Blankenship and James (Cheryl) Blankenship and several nieces and nephews. He was loved by many and will be missed deeply. To make tributes please visit www.mem.com. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
FORESTER, Catherine Agnew
FORESTER, Catherine Agnew, widow of the late Dr. Charles S. Forester, passed away November 4, 2002. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 6th at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, with Bishop Paul Duffey, Dr. Karl Stegall, the Reverend Torrence Maxey and the Reverend Joe Hastings officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine Shelton and William E. Trautman of Morristown, NJ; grandchildren, Mark Forester and Marjorie Trautman, Charles Eric ý005 . 0000.00ţand Anne Trautman and great grandchildren, Katie Beck and William Forester Trautman. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Lomax Fund of the First United Methodist Church. Honorary Pallbearers will be Members of the Wesley Fellowship and Forester Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the Friendship Room of the First United Methodist Church. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
SPINKS, James C.
SPINKS, James C., 77, a resident of Montgomery, AL, died Saturday, November 2, 2002 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:00 a.m. from LeakMemory with Rev. Rabun Williams officiating. Burial will be in Bashi Methodist Church Cemetery, Bashi, AL at 2:00 p.m. Family and friends will assemble at the graveside. Mr. Spinks is survived by his wife, Genae’ R. Spinks; their children, Jim and Carol Spinks, Randy and Deborah Spinks, Dr. Rick and Barbara Jones, Vicki and Charlie Williamson; grandchildren, Zachary Joshua and Caitlin Spinks and Jennifer and Buddy Mesaris, Whitney Jones, Joi and Mark Montiel, Kelci Tatum, Pat Williamson and Kit Williamson; great-grandchildren, Dalton Mesaris and Mackenzie Montiel. The family request memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church, Montgomery, AL or to Bashi Methodist Church, Bashi, AL. Visitation will be Thursday, November 7th from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Leak-Memory Chapel. Leak-Memory Chapel Directing
BURT, Mr. Robert, Sr.
BURT, Mr. Robert, Sr., a resident of Hope Hull, AL, expired Monday, November 4, 2002. Funeral Services and Survivors will be announced by Phillips-Riley Funeral Home.
TOLES, Mr. Johnie R., Sr.
TOLES, Mr. Johnie R., Sr., a resident of 227 Gardner Rd., Grady, AL, departed this life on Thursday, October 31, 2002. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. from Rockdale Baptist Church with Rev. S. Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in churchyard Cemetery with Phillips-Riley Funeral Home Directing.
Mr. Toles will lie in state at the church one hour prior to services. Family hour will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at the Chapel of Phillips-Riley Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
WATSON, Mr. Leonard
WATSON, Mr. Leonard, a resident of Montgomery, AL, expired Friday, November 1, 2002. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. from New Pleasant Valley A.M.E. Zion Church with Rev. Strickland officiating. Interment will follow in the Churchyard Cemetery with Phillips-Riley Funeral Home Directing.
KING, Annie Ruth
KING, Annie Ruth, a resident of Prattville, AL, died on Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at a local hospital. Funeral services and survivors will be announced at a later date by Prattville Memorial Chapel.
LEWIS, Mrs. Annie
LEWIS, Mrs. Annie, a resident of Montgomery, AL., died Friday, November 2, 2002. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. from Weeping Willow Baptist Church with Rev. L.F. Ross, officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Ross-Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., directing.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Four children: Richard Lewis of Montgomery, AL., Anna (Charles) Thomas of Marion, IN., Squire Lewis, Jr. of New York, NY., Eunice (Russell) Broome of New York, NY.; Five grandchildren: Elder Jerome (Andrea) Thomas of Norfolk, VA., Charlene (Greg) Rice of Marion, IN., Chariss “Ree“ (Jerry) Knox of Columbia, SC., Keesha Peterson of Montgomery, AL., and Timothy Broome of New York, NY.; Eight great-grandchildren. Eight great nieces, Nine great nephews. She also leaves to mourn a loving and devoted nurse and companion, Felicia McCrimon; and a host of other relatives and caring friends.
DORROUGH, Dr. Robert L.
DORROUGH, Dr. Robert L., a resident of Montgomery, AL.
The family will receive friends at Brooks-Cargile Thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 8, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home with Pastor Grady Russell officiating with burial in Greenwood Cemetery.
Dr. Dorrough’s parents were Ivor Lee and Effie Adkins Dorrough of Birmingham, AL.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Darnell Dorrough, Montgomery, AL; three sons, Fred W. Dorrough, Morrison, CO, David L. Dorrough, Marietta, GA and John C. Dorrough, Delmar, MD; one daughter, Cathryn D. Zannini, Flagstaff, AZ; one sister, Carol D. Hart, Birmingham, AL; one sister-in-law, Helen W. (Frances) Dorrough, Montgomery, AL and seven grandchildren. Extended family includes Randy Morgan, Michael Morgan, Richard Dorrough, Mark Hart, Jody Hart Gonzalez, Scott Dorrough, Stephen Dorrough and Sheila Dorrough Michaels.
Dr. Dorrough served in the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II as an infantryman and later as a medic, and was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service. He graduated from Birmingham Southern College, magna cum laude in 1948 and from the Medical College of Washington University, St. Louis, MO in 1951.
Dr. Dorrough practiced in Montgomery for over 22 years as a general and vascular surgeon. Prior to practicing as a surgeon in Alabama, Dr. Dorrough served as a medical missionary in the Philippines and Korea. When he returned to the United States, he spent two years at Emory University, Atlanta, GA on the surgical service. During his twenty-two years of practice in Montgomery, he served tours as Chief of Surgery at both Baptist Hospital and St. Margaret’s Hospital.
After his retirement from practice in 1986, Dr. Dorrough worked for other veterans in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Regional Office, Adjudication Division. In his spare time, he devoted countless hours to the study of genealogy and created ý005 . 0000.00ţThe Dorrough/Dorrough Family Chronicle, a newsletter compiled with extensive research on family history. Dr. Dorrough was an avid gardener and excellent amateur photographer and greatly assisted The Montgomery County Heritage Book Committee. Other publications include contributions to The Archives of Surgery; Southern Medical Journal and The American Surgeon. Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home Directing
PIRTLE, Nannie Gaye Pettus
PIRTLE, Nannie Gaye Pettus, age 84, died at her home on Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at approximately 1:00 a.m. She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, W. Hocker Pirtle and a granddaughter, Jennifer Elizabeth Pirtle. She is survived by son, Dr. H. Winston Pirtle, Sr., (Christina); daughter, Gaye Pirtle Clayton (Kolie); grandsons, James Wesley Shaw (Margie) and H. Winston Pirtle, Jr. (Tyra) and granddaughters, Susan Grace Pirtle and Caroline Elizabeth Pirtle; great grandchildren, Trevor Talmon Shaw and Erin Elizabeth Shaw, Neal Winston Pirtle and J.B. Howell, III. She is also survived by one sister, Vencille Pettus Ford of Oldsmar, FL; several nieces and nephews and her loyal friend, Arwilda Harvey. Visitation will be Wednesday, November 6, 2002 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 10:30 a.m. at Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home with burial to be held at Montgomery Memorial Cemetery, Rev. John Weeks officiating. Active Pallbearers will be Don Freeman, Frank Roton, Mark Van Fleet, Steve Van Fleet, Paul Van Fleet and Michael Pirtle. Honorary Pallbearers will be Allen Kendrick, John A. Garrett, Francis Moncrief, Wallace Wilborn, Eric Johnson, Pete Arrighi and John Haire. Memorials may be sent to Snowdoun United Methodist Church, 190 Snowdoun Chambers Road, Montgomery, AL, 36105. Brooks-Cargile Funeral Home Directing
THOMAS, Frances, age 71, a resident of Prattville, AL, died Monday, November 4, 2002. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. from Prattmont Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in Alabama Heritage Cemetery. Ridout’s Prattville Chapel Directing. Survivors include her two daughters and sons-in-law, Denise and Kenneth Moseley of Prattville, AL and Cheryl and Tim Jeffcoat of Oklahoma City, OK; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Charlene Outlaw of Robertsdale, AL; seven grandchildren, April Loethen, Rebecca Outlaw, Micheal Outlaw, Jr., Chris Jeffcoat, Nicole Jeffcoat, Kelley Moseley and Michelle Moseley; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Joyce Hill of Marion, AL and Jackie Winter of GA; three brothers, Charles Smith of MD, Cecil Smith of CA and Billy Smith of GA; three half sisters and two half brothers.
GARY, Alvin, a resident of Lowndes County, AL, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002. Funeral services and survivors will be announced by BELL Funeral Home.
SIMMONS, Leola, a resident of Lowndes County, AL, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002. Funeral services and survivors will be announced by BELL Funeral Home.
BOUTWELL, Mr. James Leslie
BOUTWELL, Mr. James Leslie, 89, a resident of Greenville, Alabama, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at L.V. Stabler Hospital in Greenville, AL. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home with Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Sunrise Memorial Park. Dunklin-Herndon Funeral Home Directing.
Survivors include his wife, Maudie B. Boutwell, Greenville, AL; one brother and sister-in-law, Ralph Boutwell (Ida) of Greenville, AL and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Dunklin-Herndon Greenville Directing
JONES, Kenneth R.
JONES, Kenneth R., age 63, a resident of Georgiana, Alabama, passed away Tuesday the 5th of November 2002. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. from Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Georgiana with Johnson Funeral Home Directing.
HOFFMAN, Mrs. Mildred B.
HOFFMAN, Mrs. Mildred B., a resident of Tuskegee, AL, died Monday, November 4, 2002. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. From Greater St. Mark Baptist Church, Tuskegee, AL, Rev. Dr. C. P. Noble, Pastor. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Tuskegee Institute, AL. McKenzie’s Funeral Home Staff directing. Family Hour is scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2002 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at McKenzie’s Funeral Home Chapel.
She is survived by a host of loving relatives and friends.
ANDERSON, Jennie V. McArthur
ANDERSON, Jennie V. McArthur, a resident of Selma, AL, expired on Thursday, November 6, 2002, in Birmingham, AL. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. from Tabernacle of Praise Church, Selma, AL, with Bishop Theo Bailey officiating. Interment will be held at Fairlawn Cemetery with E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., directing. She leaves to cherish her memories: one daughter, Janice Anderson (Robert) Martin, Selma, AL; one son, John (Mary) Anderson, Tuskegee, AL; one adopted son, Bishop Theo (Dr. Florence) Bailey; two sisters: Velma Frierson and Marie Snowden, Pensacola, FL; 19 grandchildren: Amber Anderson, Robin and Trey Martin, John H. Anderson, Sr., Marius (Cherly) Chasen, Olivia (Joe) Gibson, John H. Anderson, Jr., Saladin (Jackie) Anderson, Aubrey J. Anderson, Lauren Anderson, Angel (Tim) Leonard, Marius J. Anderson, Kofee (Selena) Anderson, Tameka L. Gilmore, John H. Anderson, III, Jamila Anderson, Trenaye Kennedy, Florence Bailey, Miracle Bailey; 21 great grandchildren; one brother-in-law, William James (Peggy) Anderson, Atlanta, GA; one sister-in-law, Princess Anderson, Selma, AL; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Family hour will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from J. H. Williams Funeral Home, Selma, AL. The body will lie-in-state from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm in the Church.