Obituaries as published in the April 13, 2003 edition of The Atmore Advance
Published 3:41 am Saturday, April 12, 2003
Mary Alice Maye
April 4, 2003
Funeral services for Mary Alice Maye, 72, were held on April 10, 2003 at Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, with Rev. Willie Williams officiating. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery.
Born on Sept. 1, 1930 in Flomaton to Professor Brooks and the late Willie Sam Kyles, she married Fad Williams in 1948.
She later moved to Atmore in 1950 and met and married Theodore L. Maye.
While there, she joined the Greater Mt. Triumph Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Senior Choir I and a Matron Advisor. She later joined the Senior Usher Board, where she remained a faithful supporter until her health failed. She was a custodian for 26 years at the Escambia County Board of Education and was a member of Good Hope Chapter #429.
She died on April 4, 2003.
She was preceded in death by her mother; a daughter, Rosa M. Brooks Walker; a sister, Pearl Miller; her grandmother, Pearl Rose; a granddaughter, Yvette Virie Williams; and a great-great-grandson, LaDalvin Cattrell Hixon.
She is survived by her father, Professor Brooks of Century; three daughters, Jackie (James) Lee, Tammy (Rickey) Brooks, both of Atmore, and Betty J. Mitchell of Detroit, Mich.; nine grandchildre, KaTiffinay, Candice and Ricco Brooks of Atmore, Warren (Deanna) Williams, Ronald, Titiania and Tynita Mitchell, all of Detroit, Mich., Jamea and Jamontrae' Lee of Atmore; 10 great-grandchildren, TyAnthony Riley of Atmore, Titieanna, TySheba and Tyion Mitchell, Warren Williams, Jr., Victoria, Diana Williams, Keshawna Rosenthall, Matteo Mitchell and Lestor Owens III of Detroit, Mich.; four sisters, Lillie Wright of Pensacola, Martha (Alphonzie) Cottrell of Century, Ruby Owens of Detroit, Mich., and Delores Wright of Orlando, Fla.; two brothers, Richard (Lena ) Brooks of Baltimore, Md., and Edward (Emma) Armstrong of Florala, Ala.; two step-brothers, Willie J. (Charlene) Edwards of Century, and Herum Edwards and his wife of Houston, Texas; one step-sister, Debra Edwards of Pensacola; a host of nieces and nephews, one devoted Edwena Wright of Pensacola, cousins and other relatives and friends. She is also survived by devoted neighbors and friends, Mr. and Mrs. Willie D. Dennis, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Haris, Margaret Dickerson and Shirley Pace.
Active pallbearers were deacons, trustees and Masons. Flower bearers were Senior Ushers and Maye's Day Care Children and the musician was Willie J. Grissett.
Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Juanito Leslie Fisher
April 8, 2003
Funeral services for Juanito Leslie Fisher, 38, were held on April 12, 2003 at Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church in Nokomis, with Elder Auston Kidd officiating.
Interment followed at Mt. Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Nokomis.
A native of Nokomis, he had been a resident of Atlanta, Ga., for several years.
He worked for the Flowerwood Nursery for many years in Loxley, and was employed in the construction industry in Atlanta.
He died on April 8, 2003 at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie Fisher, and a brother, Ronald Fisher.
He is survived by his mother, Jessie M. Fisher of Nokomis; three sisters, Valerie Jemison of Powder Springs, Ga., Barbara Johnson of Nokomis and Lorene Jones of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and a brother, Ricardo G. Fisher of Alexander City, Ala.
Pallbearers were friends and family members.
Turner Funeral Home Chapel was in charge of all arrangements.