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James T. "Red" Emmons

By Staff
Mr. James T. "Red" Emmons, 69, died Friday, September 15, 2000, at West Florida Medical Center.
He was a life-long resident of Atmore, a member of First Baptist Church, was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and a University of Alabama Alumni.
Mr. Emmons is survived by his wife of 30 years, Myrtle Emmons of Atmore; two sons, Thomas Greye Emmons and his wife, Stephanie and Russell T. Emmons and his wife, Mandy, all of Atmore; a step-son, Wayne Rutherford and his wife Stella, of Atmore; a step-daughter, Teresa Anderson and her husband, Gary, of Atmore; four grandchildren, Justin Emmons, Grayson Emmons, Brent Emmons and Garrett Emmons, all of Atmore and four step-grandchildren, Chris Rutherford, Wyatt Rutherford, Brandi Rutherford and Melea Rutherford, all of Atmore.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 18 at 11 a.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Walker and the Rev. Kelly Brown officiating.
Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Ted Clayton, Billy Arnold, Bobby Griffin, Kenneth Cunningham, Virgil Peacock, John Crawford, Murray Whittaker and Grover Everette.
Honorary pallbearers were Dalton Anderson, Walter Welch, Bob Shine, Howard Shell, Bill Staff, Clarence Akins, Tommy Arrington, James Morris, Aaron Hadley, Vince Emmons, Carl Madison, Marion Hadley, Curtis Tennant, Robert Gibbs, John Garrard, Tommy Stallworth, Hooper Matthews, Junior Albritton, Brent Whittaker, Charles Madison, Ted French, J. E. Everette Jr, Bobby Lowery and other classmates and friends.
Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.