Nov. 1, 2003
Mrs. Lucille Lewis, 77, died Saturday at Atmore Community Hospital. She was a native of Uriah and resided in Atmore. She was a homemaker, foster parent, and worked part time in the maintenance department for the Board of Education. She was a member of God's House Tabernacle of Deliverance Holiness Church in Atmore.
She was preceded in death by one son, Willie Frank Lewis; one sister, Rosie Lee Barron; three brothers, Cleveland Hall, Clarence Hall, and Willie Hall; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.
She is survived by her husband, William Lewis, Sr., of Atmore; 8 sons, William Lewis, Jr., Joel Lewis, Marcus Lewis, Sr., James Lewis, Sr., Gary Lewis, Jack Lewis, Scotty Lewis, all of Atmore,and Jack Lewis of Valdosta, Ga.; three daughters, Minnie Knight, Betty J. Lewis, and Ernestine Harris, all of Mattapan, Mass.; one sister, Lillie Mae Lambert; two brothers, Arch Hall of Detroit and Perry Hall of Jacksonville, Fla.; devoted close friends Arthur Brooks and Alfred and Dora Williams; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held from noon-5p.m. Friday at Robinson Funeral Chapel, followed by family hour from 5-7 p.m.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Pleasant Hill Full Gospel Baptist Church with Bishop Marcus Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Stallworth Cemetery.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Oct. 31, 2003
Beeda Gibson, 94, of Atmore died Friday in a Brewton nursing home.
She was a member of Brooks Memorial Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late John and Lela Skyron. She is survived by a brother, Kirby Styron of Range, Ala.; a sister, Carolyn Louise Keel of Mobile; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Monday from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home in charge of
James L. "Coo-Lou" Thomas
Oct. 30, 2003
Mr. James L. "Coo-Lou" Thomas, 68, of Atmore, died Thursday at Atmore Community Hospital. He worked as a cement finisher in the construction industry for many years, and served in the U.S. Army for 2 years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Elouise Thomas-James, and his father, J.G. Waters. He is survived by one daughter, Jamie L. Thomas of Jacksonville, Ark.; one son, Ronnie D. Thomas of Mobile; two sisters, Frances Waters of Phoenix, Ariz., and Pearl Lambert of Atmore; 14 grandchildren and five step-daughters.
Services were held Tuesday at Turner Funeral Chapel of Remembrance with Bishop Jimmy C. Wilson, pastor of Holy Community Holiness Church, officiating. Burial followed at Lucious Cemetery.
Turner Funeral Chapel in charge of all arrangements.