Bronzie Allen Reynolds
Aug. 24, 2003
Bronzie Allen 'Cowboy' Reynolds, 49, of Alexander City, died Sunday at Russell Medical Center. He was born in Century May 15, 1954 to Marvin Didymus and Estelle Allen Reynolds. He was a saw operator.
He was preceded in death by his father Marvin Didymus Reynolds and a brother, Douglas Anthony Reynolds. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Reynolds of Alexander City; a son, Ronnie Bowen and wife Sabrina of Alexander City; a daughter, Angel Reynolds; two grand children, Zachery and Amanda Bowen, both of Alexander City; mother Estelle Reynolds of Atmore; three sisters; Adelia White and husband Leroy of Bryneville; Patricia Ann Reynolds and Patricia Daniels, both of Atmore; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services were held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Radney Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John Watkins and Rev. Jerry Smith officiating. Burial followed at Bryneville United Methodist Church Cemetery in Century with the Rev. Marcus Carraway officiating.
Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City was in charge of arrangements.
Allie Adell Conway Goodson
Aug. 24, 2003
Mrs. Allie Adell Conway Goodson, 89, of Atmore died Sunday at her granddaughter's home in Baldwin County. She was a homemaker, born in Escambia County on Feb. 14, 1914 to the late Elisha and Nancy Moye Conway. She is preceded in death by husband John Henry Goodson, two sons, Jams L.B. Hicks and Robert Hicks, and one daughter, Agnes Franklin.
She is survived by two sons, Warren Hicks of Notasulga and J.W. Hicks of Milton; three daughters, Julie Sanks of Dice, Barbara Jo Miller of Milton and Sharon Woodall of Montgomery; 28 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at the McCullough Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jeramie Sanks, Mark Franklin Jr., Kenneth Franklin, Jason Ray, Michael Hicks, Nathan Hicks. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Kennedy and the late Leon Miller. Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Aug. 24, 2003
Mr. Sandy Roberson, 64, died Sunday in Pensacola. A native of Atmore, he had lived in Pensacola for many years. He was a homemaker and an Army veteran, serving in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Earlean Roberson of Atmore; three sisters, Helen Lockett of Pensacola; Betty Bishop of Hartford, Conn.; and Hazel Ruffin of Tupelo, Miss.; and a brother, Davis Bishop of Hartford.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Jones Street Holiness Church, with Bishop Willie L. Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola. Visitation will be held from 1- 8:30 p.m. at Turner Funeral Chapel. Viewing will be at the church one hour prior to start of services. Turner Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements.
Charles Edward Grant Sr.
Aug. 23, 2003
Charles Edward Grant Sr., 50, died Saturday. He was a native of Atmore and a 1971 graduate of Escambia County High School, but had been a resident of Detroit for many years. He was an employee of Chrysler Corp. in Detroit. He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Grant Sr. He is survived by his wife, Catherine Grant of Detroit; two daughters, Chantelle Grant of LaDera Ranch, Calif.; and Kristina A. Grant -Pettus of Detroit. He is also survived by two sons, Charles E. Grant Jr., of Ranch Santa Margarita, Calif.; and Demetrius Reynolds of Birmingham, as well as his mother, Amelia Brooks of Atmore, two sisters, Carolyn Brooks of Detroit; and Donnell Brooks of Atmore. Also survived by three brothers, Sam Grant Jr. and Jeffery Brooks, both of Atmore; Nathaniel George of Cleveland, stepfather David Brooks Sr. of Atmore, and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Triumph Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be classmates and friends of the family. Visitation will be held 1-8:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel, and viewing will be one hour before the start of services at the church.
Turner Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements.
Lessie Mae Jackson
Aug. 23, 2003
Lessie Mae Jackson, 91, died Saturday at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. A native of State Line, Miss., she had been a resident of Atmore for many years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Harris Street AOH Church of God in Atmore. She is survived by three nieces who were her caregivers, Annie McDonald of Atmore; Katherine Greene of Panama City, Fla.; Marilyn Knott of Walnut Hill; and a host of other nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Harris Street AOH Church of God with pastor Overseer Quillas Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends of the family. Visitation will be from 1- 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home and viewing will be one hour before start of services at the church.
Turner Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements
Aug. 23, 2003
Isiah McCall, 81, of Century, died Saturday at Jay Hospital. Services will be held at 1 p.m. today at Greater Union Baptist Church in Century. Burial will follow in Century Cemetery. All arrangements by Robinson Funeral Home.
Roxie Lee Sims-Hartley
Aug. 23, 2003
Roxie Lee Sims-Hartley, 69, died Saturday. A native of Red Level, she was born Nov. 27, 1932 to the late Robert and Lanie Jordan Sims. She was preceded in death by her husband Jessie Hartley, one child, Johnny Rae Banks; five brothers, Albert, Elzie, James, Lloyd and Willie Sims; three sisters, Lena Bell Carter, Louise Freeman and Annie Mae Payne.
She is survived by 13 children, Eddie Banks and wife Betty; Dora Williams and husband Alfred; Joanne Lewis and husband Marcus; Louis Banks and wife Teresa; J.L. Banks and wife Carolyn, all of Atmore; Linda Smith and husband Leon, of Fayetteville, N.C.; Willie Banks; Freddie Banks and wife Ora; Stevie Banks, all of Atmore; Melvin Knights of Chicago; Cindy Coleman and husband Greg, of Atmore; Jessie and Terry Moorer of Birmingham; Tyrone Hartley and wife Sheneila; daughter-in-law Donna Banks; brother Floyd Sims and wife Callie; two sisters, Christina Kyles and husband A.C.; and Ora Kyles and husband James. Also 35 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, two aunts, one uncle and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Baptist Church on Highway 21 North, with pastor Freddie Banks officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Aug. 22, 2003
Mr. A.R. Gunn, 83, died Friday at a Pensacola hospital. A native of Bonifay, he had been a resident of Atmore since 1931. He was a barber at Peacock's Barber Shop, an avid fisherman, a guitarist and a Baptist by faith. HE was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Gunn, a sister, Dellie Ann Mason, granddaughter Danielle Merchang and a stepson, Jerry Dale Gibson.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Gunn of Atmore; three sons, Leamond A. and wife Judy of Pensacola; Arthur G. Gunn of Walnut Hill; Marlin and wife Shelly of Atmore; three daughters, Carolyn Joyce and husband Ernest Coleman of Enon, Fla.; Sheila A and husband Pete Coon of Atmore; Patricia Smith of Atmore; daughter-in-law Shirley Gunn of Oak Grove; three brothers; L.D. Gunn, Chester Gunn and Kelly Gunn, all of Bratt; 28 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Eastside Funeral Chapel with Arthur Gunn and Pete Coon officiating. Burial followed at Godwin Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kyle Gunn, Matthew Mothershed, Josh Coon, Richard Smith, Dwight Gunn and Paul Coleman. Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Gunn's 24 granddaughters.
All arrangements by Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Grady Jake Wiggins
Aug. 21, 2003
Grady Jake Wiggins, 87, died Thursday in Fernandina Beach, Fla. A native of Atmore, he was born Jan. 20, 1916 to the late George and Ida Ledkins Wiggins. He was retired from the civil service and preceded in death by his wife, Margie Wiggins.
He is survived by two sons, Randy Wiggins and wife Melissa of Fernandina Beach and Ronnie Wiggins of Mobile, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Gladys Strickland of Atmore.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Alan Harp officiating. Burial will follow in Godwin Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Johnson-Quimby is in charge of all arrangements.
Julia Lee Spradley
Aug. 16, 2003
Julia Lee Spradley, 99, died Aug.16. A native of Little River, she was born April 11, 1904 in Clark County to the late Mr. &Mrs. Adebell Benjamin. She was a Methodist by faith. She is survived by two nieces, Adebell and husband Jessie January of Little River; Eliza and husband Willie James of Tensaw; a nephew, Clarence French Jr. of Mobile; a great-niece, Mary Lou and husband Johnnie Williams; two great-nephews, Willie and wife Elone January; James and wife Patrice January, all of Bay Minette; and a cousin, Rev. Y.Z Hollinger of Foley, as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Services were held Saturday at St. Matthew Meghodist Church in Tensaw with Rev. Eugene Worsham officiating. Burial followed at Tensaw Memorial Garden. Arrangements were by Robinson Funeral Home.