Obituaries

Published 6:19pm Thursday, April 22, 2004

By Staff
Obituaries for April 21, 2004 edition of the Atmore Advance
David Bright
Mr. David Bright died Wednesday, April 14, 2004. He was born in Century on December 21, 1948 to the late Mr. Alonzo and Janie Bell Bright Sr. He was a member of Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Bright of Century; two brothers, Alonzo and Doris Bright Jr. of Atmore and Al Willie and Carrie Bright of Laurel, Miss.; two God daughters, Rita Robinson and Brittany Lesha Moneyham, both of Flomaton; host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Pallbearers were his family and friends. Flower bearers were his nieces and friends.
Services were Monday, April 19 at 1 p.m. at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor McKinley officiating.
Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Tracey Elaine Eady
Mrs. Tracey Elaine Eady, 40, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, in Bay Minette. She was a native and lifetime resident of Rabun.
Mrs. Eady was an EMT and member of the Rabun Volunteer Fire Department and attended Rabun Church of God.
She is survived by her parents, Richard and Barbara Eady of Rabun; three daughters, Shauntae Long of White House Fork, Ala., Syndie Hicks of Crossroads, and Kimberly Hicks of Rabun; brother, Duane Eady of Rabun; two sisters, Cindy Eady and Daphne Reed, both of Rabun; three grandchildren, Kolten, Jarrod, and Ariele; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 21 at 1 p.m. at Rabun Church of God with Bro. Randall Short officiating. Burial will follow at Dean's Cemetery.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eula Pearl Evers
Mrs. Eula Pearl Evers, 73, of Atmore died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at her residence.
She was born on March 26, 1931 to the late Joshua and Daisy Booker Evers. She was a teacher and earned her college degree from Alabama College, Montevallo in 1953 and later received a master's degree from SanDiego State University. She taught school in Atmore for 42 years.
She is survived by three sisters, Mary Frances Lowrey of San Diego, Calif., Ann Evers Blaz of Fairfax, Va., Edna Evers Jacquemin of Chattanooga, Tenn.; brother's-in-law, Ben Biaz and C.J. Jacquemin; nephews, Thomas Evers Blaz and Michael Garrido Blaz, both of Fairfax, Va.; nieces, Tracy Jacquemin of California and Lisa Jacquemin of Chattanooga; five great-nieces and nephews.
Graveside service was held Monday, April 19 at 3 p.m. in Lone Star Cemetery at Skinnerton, Ala. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Atmore Public Library.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Ora Colbert Mattson
Mrs. Ora Colbert Mattson, 78, of Poarch died Friday, April 16, 2004, at her residence.
She was born in Escambia County, Ala. on March 26, 1926 to the late Randall and Leslie Colbert. She was a waitress.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Emory H. Mattson.
She is survived by one brother, Houston and Charlotte Colbert of Morgan City, La.; three sisters, Doris Colbert of Poarch, Ann and Morris Bos, Dottie and John Padgett all of Atmore; numerous nieces, nephews, and relatives.
Services were held Sunday, April 18 at 2 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bubba Rolin officiating.
Burial followed at Popular Springs Cemetery at Uriah.
Active pallbearers were Charles Colbert, Anthony Daigle, A.J. Daigle, Vernon Colbert, Ronnie Rolin, and Paul Dortch.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.
Annie Lu Sims
Mrs. Annie Lu Sims, 81, of Flomaton died Saturday, April 17, 2004, in a Pensacola hospital.
Mrs. Sims was a native and life long resident of Flomaton. She was a homemaker, a former member of the Eastern Star, and was a member of Flomaton First Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Clyde Sims of Flomaton; one son, Julius Larry Sims of Pensacola; one daughter, Susanne Dortch of Atmore; three grandchildren, Buddy Tyree, Carrie Miller, Katie Lee; and one great-grandchild, Taylor Tyree.
Active pallbearers were Bodie Hammond, Johnny Harrell, Preston Hardy, Jerome Upton, Willie Huggins, and Marshall Lambeth. Honorary pallbearers were Herb Boutwell, Judson Dean, A.N. Nolin, H.D. Spilker, Allen Henderson, Clyde Northrop, and Hoyt Bonds.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 20 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Keese officiating.
Burial followed at Flomaton Cemetery.
Flomaton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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