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Francis Eugene "Fritz" Early

By Staff
Mr. Francis Eugene 'Fritz' Early, 77, died Sunday, July 14, 2002, in Bay Minette.
He was a native of Streater, Ill., a former resident of Santa Paula, Calif., and resident of Atmore since 1998. He was a veteran of WWII and attended Brooks Memorial Baptist Church.
Mr. Early is survived by his wife of 43 years, Frances Early of Atmore; a son, Charles Francis Early of Dexter, Mich.; four daughters, Paulette Robertson of Tacoma, Wash., Glenda Harrelson of Atmore, Diana Warren of Boyington Beach, Fla. and Sherri Pearl of Lake Elsinor, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 17 at 10 a.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Grindel officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bennie Harrelson, John Robertson, Mitchell Harrelson, Randy Harrelson, Kevin Harrelson, Jerry Harrelson and Charles Early.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.