Obituaries from Dec. 12, 1999
Mrs. Aurelia King of Atmore, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 1999, at Magnolia Nursing Home in Pensacola. Funeral services will be announced by Turner Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Theodore "Ted" Lewis, 50, of Atmore, died Friday, Dec. 3, 1999, in Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Conn. He was a 1967 graduate of Escambia County Training School and served in the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam Conflict.
Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his mother, Josie Nell Lewis; the parents who reared him, Willie and Maybele Henry; and his grandparents, Forest and Mildred Felder.
Mr. Lewis is survived by a son, Theodore Lewis Jr. of New Haven; three sisters, Betty Lewis-Jones and Shirley Porter-Longmire, both of Atmore, and Nealdra Lewis of Milwaukee, Wisc.; and two brothers, John Edward Lewis of Milwaukee and Jessie Porter of Lakeland, Fla.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 11, at 1 p.m. at Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church with the Rev. Joseph Thomas officiating. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers were friends of the family.
Mr. Grady Goodman Long Jr., 80. died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, at his residence in Perdido, of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He had been a resident of Perdido for the past 28 years and was a former resident of Atmore and Mobile. He was retired from L&N Railroad after more than 30 years and was a member of Perdido Baptist Church.
Mr. Long is survived by his wife of 54 years, Thyra Weekley Long of Perdido; a son, Barry Long and his wife Ann of Fairhope; two grandsons, Austin Long and Hayden Long, both of Fairhope; two brothers, Roy Long of Minter, Ala., and Mose Long of Newport News, Va., and a sister, Jessie Mae Flowers of Mobile.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 10, 1999, at 11 a.m. at Perdido Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Joy and the Rev. Tony Gibson officiating. Burial followed at Perdido Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nip Hadley, James Presley, Tommy Presley, Frank Probest, Earl Barbarow and Marvin Weekley.