BAXTER, Mrs. Lottie B.
BAXTER, Mrs. Lottie B. (97) of Waugh, AL, made her transition on November 30, 2002 at a local hospital. Arrangements entrusted to WEBSTER-PROGRESSIVE.
Ollie Benjamen Miller
Ollie Benjamen Miller, age 72, a resident of Greenville, died on Saturday, March 8, 2008. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2008 from the chapel of Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home. Burial followed at Magnolia Cemetery. The family received friends on Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.
Mr. Miller was preceded in death by his father, James Tolbert Miller and brother, James Edward Miller. He is survived by his wife, Mary A. Miller; son, Ben J. Miller of Greenville; daughter, Pat Little of Greenville; mother, Anna Lois Miller of Mobile; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bruce E. (Carolyn) Miller of Mobile; sisters, Dorothy England and Jewel (Tony) DuThu, both of Mobile; sister-in-law, Johnnie Faye Miller of Evergreen, and several nieces and nephews.
Joanna Deer Jones
Joanna Deer Jones, age 78, a native of Greenville and resident of Brewton, died peacefully Friday, March 7, 2008.
Mrs. Jones was a member of First United Methodist Church of Brewton. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She attended college at Virginia Intermont and Auburn University, where she was a member of the Kappa Delta sorority.
Survivors include: Frank Earl Jones, her husband of 57 years, three daughters, Anna Ashley Jones Slatton, Joanna Deer Jones Nichol, Sarah (Sally) Curtis Jones Livingston; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Marlowe Wright, Caroline McKenzie Livingston, Edward Rippetoe Livingston, Austin Frazier Nichol, and a great-grandson, Carson Daniel Wright. Memorials may be made to either the Brewton Public Library or the First United Methodist Church of Brewton. Arrangements are being handled by Craver's Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Union Cemetery in Brewton.
Mildred Inez Roper
Mildred Inez Roper, 89, a resident of Honoraville, died March 10, 2008 at Luverne Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, 2008 at Union Baptist Church with the Rev. William Burns officiating. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery with Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. prior to the funeral service.
Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery with Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Miss Roper, a longtime teacher in Crenshaw County, was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant F. H. Roper; sisters, Derlie Moody and Annie Mash and brothers, Marlin and Henry Roper. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be given to one's favorite charity.
Andrew T. Sherman
Andrew Theodore Sherman, 88, a resident of Red Level, died Sunday, March 8, 2008 in a Georgiana hospital. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2008 from the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Watson, the Rev. Stacey Harrell, and the Rev. Marcus Sherman officiating. Burial followed in Elizabeth Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home directing. Survivors include: former wife, Adell Sherman of McKenzie; daughters, Elaine Crawford of Evergreen, Sylvia McCormick and Sarah Oswald, both of Greenville; son, Larry J. Sherman of McKenzie, seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Keysa Boswell Helms
Keysa Boswell Helms, 39, a resident of Fernandina Beach, Fla., died Tuesday, March 4, 2008 in Gainesville, Fla. Funeral services was at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8 from the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with the Res. Randy Harvill officiating. Burial was Union Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home directing. Survivors include: husband, Joe Helm of Fernandina Beach;
Sons, Tyler Helms and Joey Helms, both of Fernandina Beach; father, Alton Boswell of Georgiana; sister, Tammy Butts of Luverne; brother, David Boswell of Georgiana; grandson, Colin Helms of Fernandina Beach.
Margaret Pugh Ryals
Margaret Pugh Ryals, age 84, a resident of Fort Deposit (the Logan Community), went to be with the Lord on March 1, 2008.
She was born May 8, 1923, in Buena Vista, Va.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Mr. S.E. Ryals and a daughter, Kay Lynn Ryals; also her parents, three sisters and two brothers. Together she and her husband ran several local businesses, including The Red and White Grocery Store in Fort Deposit and the Travel Mart Shell.
Survivors include: a son, Donnie Lee (Shirley) Ryals and daughter, Alesa Ryals (Steve) Hill, all of Fort Deposit, and daughter Dawn Ryals (Mike) Eckhoff of Moody; four grandchildren, Aaron and Sam Ryals, Virginia Nickelson and Lauren Grunda; four great-grandchildren, Hallie, Clara, and Jana Ryals and Alvin Nickelson.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 3, 2008 in The Myrtlewood Cemetery of Fort Deposit at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Eric Jackson officiating and Harrison Funeral Home directing.
Julia Claire Selden White
Julia Claire Selden White, age 61, a resident of Greenville, AL, died on Sunday, March 2, 2008.
Graveside services were held on Monday, March 3, 2008, at Sunrise Memorial Park Cemetery with Father Fred Lindstrom officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.
Ms. White is survived by her sister, Mary Brown of Greenville, brother, Joseph L. Selden of Australia, and sons, Hubert J. and Christopher White.
Perry Harrison Fuller
Perry Harrison Fuller, 72, a former resident of Greenville, passed away March 1, 2008 in Prattville.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 5, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Newton officiating.
Mr. Fuller will lie in repose from 1 p.m.. until service time. Burial will follow in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery with Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.
Mr. Fuller was preceded in death by a son and daughter; Perry Harrison Fuller, Jr. and Tammy Fuller.
Survivors include: wife, Sarah Wood Fuller of Prattville; two daughters, Kate Morton (Dana) of Prattville and Sandra DuBose (Wayne) of Montgomery; three grandchildren, Josh, Michelle and Jonathan Dubose, and one great-grandson, Cole DuBose; sister, Kate McClain. A special thanks to Baptist Hospice for their care and kindness.
Mattie Lou Odum
Mattie Lou Odum, 89, a resident of Brantley, died Thursday Feb. 28, 2008.
Funeral services were held Monday March 3, 2008 at 2 p.m. at Mills
Chapel with the Rev. Mickey Ray Skipper and the Rev. Walter Brewer officiating.
Interment will follow in Mills Chapel Cemetery with Harrison Funeral Home of Greenville directing.
Survivors include her son, Jim (Jo) Odom, Houston, Texas; one daughter, Linda (Dale) Harrison, Greenville; one brother, Horace (Linda)
Grayson, Glenwood; 21 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Odom was preceeded in death by her husband Oliver Odom, sons, Ollie Ray Odom, Lee Wayne Odom and Johnny Don Odom.
Tommy Nelson Berdeaux
Tommy Nelson Berdeaux, 62, a resident of High land Home, died Friday, February 29, 2008.
Funeral services were held on Mon day, March 3, 2008 at 2 p.m. from Siloam Baptist Church in Crenshaw County, with the Rev. Mickey Castleberry and the Rev. Gene Turman officiating.
Interment followed in Siloam Baptist Church Cemetery with Ellison Funeral Home of Wetumpka, directing.
Mr. Berdeaux is survived by his daughter, Melanie Berdeaux Bass and her husband, Derek, of Wetumpka; one sister, Christine Fink, Louisville, Ky.; two grandchildren, Tyler and Heather Bass, Wetumpka; special friends Lee and Ms. Kitty; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Berdeaux was preceded in death by his brother, Aubrey Berdeaux and sister, Gene Tatham.
Active pallbearers will be, Mack Fink, Jamie Schnurr, Tyler Bass, Shawn Davis, Bob Berdeaux and Kenny Sanders. Honorary pallbearer will be Lee Moseley.
Dorothy McLain Solomon
Dorothy McLain Solomon, 81, of Georgiana, died Sunday, March 2, 2008.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 from the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Harvill officiating. Burial followed in Brushey Creek Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing.
She is survived by three sons, Donald Solomon, Ronnie Solomon and Ted Solomon, all of Georgiana; eight grandchildren; over 20 great grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.