Obituaries from Jan. 12, 2000
Mr. Carry Blackburn
Mr. Carry Blackburn, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Mobile. He had been a resident of Atmore for the past 25 years. He was a veteran of WWII and a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include a brother, Seaburn Blackburn of Atmore; his sister, Lizzette Townsend of Mobile; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held Monday, Jan. 10, at New Home Cemetery in Poarch, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Gladding Mothershed officiating.
Emma Jo Dunn
Mrs. Emma Jo Dunn, 69, died Monday, Jan. 10. 2000, in Atmore.
Mrs. Dunn is survived by two sons, Danny E. Presley of Brewton and Jack L. Presley of New Port, Va.; a daughter, Darcy Jo Rhoades of Atmore; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 12 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home with the Rev. James Weber officiating. Burial will be at Steadham Cemetery. Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Eubie Willard Davis
Mr. Eubie Willard Davis, 62, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Atmore. Mr. Davis was a resident of Atmore all of his life and a self-employed cook.
He is survived by a son, Joseph Thomas Davis of Pensacola; a daughter, Debby Cook and her husband, Chad, of Walnut Hill; a sister, Doris D. Benson of Mobile and three grandchildren, Randon Watson, Cord Cook and Sharley Cook all of Walnut Hill.
He is preceeded in death by his parents, Thomas Edgar and Ada M. Davis, and his brothers, George A. Davis, Carvin T. Davis, William (Bill) J. T. Davis and Alton Davis.
Pallbearers are Fred (Bubba) McGhee Jr., Michael Chavers, Johnny Davis, Thomas Davis, Randon Watson and Cord Cook.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Burl Phillips officiating. Burial will be at Mothershed Cemetery. Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Aubrey George Entrekin
Mr. Aubrey George Entrekin, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2000, at a Pensacola Hospital. Mr. Entrekin was a resident of Century for the past 70 years and attended Beulah Chapel Assembly of God Church.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Entrekin of Century; two daughters, Susan Steadham and her husband, Drew, of Century and Deborah Yuhasz and her husband, Andrew, of Molino; a brother, Daniel Entrekin of Brewton; four grandchildren, Corissa Diamond and her husband, Chad of Jay, Kimberly Steadham of Jay, Gregory Steadham of Jay and Amy Yuhasz of Molino; and two great-grandchildren, Colby and Cade Diamond of Jay.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Shelton Kindig and the Rev. Louie Pettis officiating. Burial will follow at Serenity Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 12, between 6 and 9 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel.
Mr. Floyd Hadley, 94, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, in Atmore. Mr. Hadley was a resident of Brewton.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maxine Hadley of Brewton; a son, Timothy Jernigan of Brewton; a daughter, Lora Faye Jarrell of Rabon; a step-daughter, Mazie Lee of Mississippi; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan.10 at Dean Church in Rabon with Sister Helen Fretwell officiating. Burial was at Dean Cemetery.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Lillie Bell Hines
Mrs. Lillie Bell Hines of Atmore, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2000, at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola. Funeral services and survivors will be announced by Turner Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Edgar Rackard, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, in Mobile. The Rev. Rackard was retired from Alabama Dry Dock and Ship Building and was a member of New Home Church and minister of United Pentecostal Holiness Organization.
He is survived by his wife, Ruthie Mae Rackard of Atmore; two sons, Lonnie Lee and his wife, Carolyn, of Atmore and Eugene Rackard and his wife, Karen, of Chilly, Fla.; five daughters, Hazel Rolin and her husband, Ardis, Ruby Flurnoy, Dorothy McGhee and her husband, Joe Frank and Glenda Carlton, all of Atmore, and Mary Cordes and her husband , Gary, of Jasper; a brother, Bill Rackard of Atmore; three sisters, Lois Amos of Monroeville, Warnice Anderson of Pensacola and Ina Colbert of Uriah; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Lewis and Elder Gary Cordes officiating. Burial was at New Home Cemetery, Active pallbearers were his grandchildren, Eddie Rolin, Larry Flurnoy, Kendall McGhee, Chet McGhee, Jason Rackard, Jacob Carlton, Jared Carlton and Jonathan Rackard.
Honorary pallbearers were John Reed, Ronald Baggett, Bro. Wasdin, the Rev. Fred Gibbs, Donnie Wasdin and Ardis Rolin.