Ella Mae Davison
Oct. 20 2003
Mrs. Ella Mae Davison, 79, died Monday at the Atmore Community Hospital. She was a member of Gaines Chapel AME Church and a native of Camden, in Wilcox Co. She attended school in Wilcox and Escambia counties. Mrs. Davison worked in private homes and as a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie Davison of Atmore. She is survived by one daughter, Mary "Wilbur" Walker of Atmore; two brothers, Charlie Mack Freeman of Pensacola and Jimmy Freeman of Las Vegas; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1-8:30 p.m. tonight at the Turner Funeral Chapel, and services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gaines Chapel AME Church, with Rev. A. Timothy Days officiating. Burial will follow at the Stallworth Cemetery.
Turner Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements
Henry "Buck" Alvin Smith
Oct. 19, 2003
Mr. Henry "Buck" Alvin Smith, 80, of Atmore, died Sunday in a Mobile hospital. He was retired from Hauss State Nursery and a U.S. Army veteran in WWII. He is survived by his wife, Jessia Mae Smith of Atmore; three sons, Pete Martin of Brewton, Alvin Pete Smith of Atmore, Jackie Smith of Flomaton; three daughters, Dorothy Parker of Brewton, Jessie Spence of Atmore, and Darlene Black of Frisco City; 20 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.
Atmore Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Ila Carolyn Booth
Oct. 18, 2003
Mrs. Ila Carolyn Booth, 90, died Saturday in Brewton. She was a native of Brewton and a resident of Stanley Crossroads for the past 63 years. She attended the Magnolia Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, J.P. Booth. She is survived by three daughters, Ellen Max Pettis of Mobile, Dorothy "Shine" Hammond of Prattville, and Wanda Jean Marshall of Stanley Crossroad; one sister, Sarah Frances Booth; six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Magnolia Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Crist officiating. Burial followed at Magnolia Baptist cemetery with Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers were Jack Knowles, Millard Lambeth, Paul Lee, Jimmy Booth, Billy Byrd, and Malcolm Graham.
Audrey Colleen Vickrey
Oct. 18, 2003
Mrs. Audrey Colleen Vickrey, age 87, of Huxford, died Saturday at her residence. She was a sales clerk at the Huxford Grocery Store, born in Escambia County, on June 19, 1916 to the late William Adam and Susan Anna Croley Dreadin. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Vickrey and a son, James Preston Chavers. She is survived by one son, Jerry Vickrey, of Huxford; three daughters, Mavis Singleton, of Atmore, Evelyn Turberville, of Huxford, and Judy Vickrey, of Yulee, Fla; one daughter-in-law, Dot Chavers; nine grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren.
Services were held Monday from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles McPherson and Brother Glenn Wardrup officiating. Burial followed in Community of Christ Church cemetery, Huxford. Active pallbearers: Steve Turberville, Jason Layton, Garrie Singleton, Glenn Dreadin, Chet Helton, and Ralph Robinson.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Roy Samuel Whittington
Oct. 18 2003
Mr. Roy Samuel Whittington, 63, died Saturday in Atmore. He was born and raised in Lottie and was a resident of Atmore for the past 37 years. He was an active member of the Lottie Volunteer Fire Department, in the National Guard in Bay Minette, and retired from Kimberly Clark after 35 years. He was a graduate of Baldwin County High School and attended Lottie Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carolyn Whittington of Atmore; two sons, Lloyd David Whittington of Lottie, and Claude Steven Whittington of Stockton; three daugthers, Rebecca "Becky" Mae Boyington of Perdido, Teresa Lynn Bishop of Fairhope, and Sandra Allison Whittington of Lottie; a brother, Donald Byron Whittington of Pinegrove, a sister, Shirley Anne Amos of Atmore; 11 grandchildren, Erica Sky Sledge, Steven Bradley Whittington, Kevin Bradley Whittington, Kristen Ashley Whittington, Amber Lynn Bartley, Kevin Miles Boyington, Dara Elizabeth McDowell, Kayla Leigh Ann Boyington, Lawrence Bishop, Darrell Bishop, and Deana Hartley; and one great-grandchild, Devon Hartley.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Lottie Baptist Church with Rev. Malcolm Harrelson officiating. Burial followed at Lottie New Home cemetery . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lottie Baptist Church. Pallbearers were Dennis Ferrell, Darrell McDowell, Benny Biggs, Curtis Heathcock, Glenn Hadley, Nip Hadley, Wayne Dean, and Dale Hunt. Honorary pallbearers were Dale Robison, Gopher McKinley, Bill Morrison, Buddy Mosley, Rodger McDuffie, Robert Hughes, and Bennett Wilson.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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