Ora Bell DaughtryPublished 4:56pm Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Mrs. Ora Bell Daughtry, 86, of Monroeville, formerly of Atmore, entered into Paradise on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Monroe Manor Nursing Center in Monroeville.
Mrs. Daughtry was a native of Andalusia and a longtime resident of Atmore.
She attended school at Covington County Training School. Her hobbies included listening to music and dancing.
She retired from the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education in 2001 after 28 years of service. She was a Jehovah’s Witness.
Those who preceded her in death include her husband, Matthew Daughtry; her sons, Henry and Charles Daughtry; her mother, Nora Smith Bradley; her father, Henry Bradley; her stepmother, Gertrude Bradley; one sister, Oreal Stokes; and two brothers, Ual Bradley and William Bradley.
Those left to cherish her life are three daughters, Patricia (Lawrence) Coles of Denver, Colo., Brenda (Marshall) Gibbs of Monroeville and Sandra (Willie) Knight of Atmore; three sisters, Willa Dean Knighten of Pensacola, Fla., Annette (Alfred) Williams of Walnut Hill, Fla., and Bobbie Faye Longmire of Chicago, Ill.; three brothers, Alvin (Yvonne) Bradley and Glenn Bradley of Walnut Hill, Fla, and James (Debra) Bradley of Chicago, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Atmore Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, with Bro. Mack Salter presiding. Retirement of her remains was in the Fairview Cemetery, with Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC, directing.