Published 5:11 pm Monday, March 22, 2004

By Staff
Obituaries for March 21, 2004 edition of the Atmore Advance
Lois Hanks Cooper
Lois Hanks Cooper, 88, of Byrneville died Friday, March 4, 2004, at a Santa Rosa County hospital.
She was a native of Bratt and a resident of Byrneville for the last 65 years. She was a regular attendant of Magnolia Springs Holiness Church while she was able and loved visiting with her friends.
Mrs. Cooper is survived by one son, Roy Alton Cooper of Canoe; one daughter, Melda Cooper Torbich of Poplar Dell; one step-brother, Preston Blackmon of Houston, Texas; one step-sister, Shelby Mason of Atmore; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Cooper was preceded in death by four sisters, Lillie Bell Ray, Dora Lee Killam, Ella Brown and Erma Powell; one half-sister, Luverne Hanks; and two half-brothers, Leon Hanks and W.D. Blackmon.
Services were held Monday, March 8, 2004 at 10 a.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in Atmore with the Revs. Shelton Kindig and Marcus Caraway officiating. Burial was in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Thomas Rolin, Robert Gillman, David Smith, Roy Godwin, Romeo Coleman and Herman Armstrong.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Howard Theodore Daniels
Mr. Howard Theodore Daniels, 79, of Atmore died Thursday, March 18, 2004 in Pensacola. He was self-employed with Rental Property. He was born in Escambia County, Ala. on April 29, 1924 to the late Walter C. and Dollie Lomax Daniels. Mr. Daniels was retired U.S.M.C. serving in W.W.II, Korean, and Vietnam.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Lambert Daniels.
He is survived by two daughters, Marie and Bruce Capps of Gulf Breeze and Judy and Roger Marsh of Atmore; two brothers, Murray Daniels of McCullough and J.C. Daniels of Tuscaloosa; one sister, Barbara Wasdin of Pensacola; four grandchildren, Justin Marsh, Morgan Marsh, Beth Capps, and Mike Capps.
Services were held Saturday, March 20, 2004 at 11 a.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard Daniels officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery with full Military Honors.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of all arrangements.
Burl Franklin Phillips Sr.
Elder Burl Franklin Phillips Sr. of Atmore died on Tuesday evening, March 16, 2004.
He was born June 29, 1923, to the late William Walter and Annie Clara McLain Phillips. He was a proud disabled Veteran of World War II, he retired from Liberty National Life Insurance Company, he was an ordained minister of the Primitive Baptist Faith and for over 50 years served as pastor of Pine Level Church of Atmore, Mt. Pisgah Church of Frisco City, Pleasant Home of Pensacola, and Hopewell Church of Milton.
He is preceded in death by three half-sisters, Clara and Will Hall of Port Arthur, Texas, Grace and Steiner Weaver and Hattie and Joe Hardy all of Atmore; brother and sister in law, Harvey and Mildred Phillips also of Atmore.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Faye Coon Phillips; three children, Phyllis P. Crawford of Brewton, Beverly P. Blackwell of Mobile, and Burl F. Phillips Jr. of Jacksonville; four grandchildren, Burl Phillips Zangas of Birmingham, Leah Melanie Crawford of Brewton, Faye Temple, and Katherine Dannelley Blackwell both of Mobile; host of nieces and nephews.
Services were Friday, March 19 at 4 p.m. from Pine Level Primitive Baptist Church of Atmore with Elder John Rice, Elder Henry McLain, and Elder Kevin Fralick officiating. Burial followed in Pine Level Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Joe Phillips, Bill Phillips, Hoyt Mack, Buford Coon, Gene Freeland, and Thomas Fraliek. Honorary pallbearers were Eulie Bryant, James Digman, Willard Dunn, Louie Hardy, and Clarence Weaver.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of all arrangements.
Lance William Barrow
Mr. Lance William Barrow, 26, passed away Wednesday, March 17, 2004 in Century. Mr. Barrow was a native of Monterey Park, Calif. and a resident of Century for most of his life.
He was survived by his father, Willie Frank Barrow of McDavid; his mother, JoAnne Patricia Meek of Century; his daughter, Tamara Barrow of Flomaton; and six brothers, Frankie Barrow and Johnny Barrow both of Orlando, Cherokee Meek, Shawn Barrow, Jimmy Lee Meek and Joey Meek all of Century.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 20 at 2 p.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro, Cliff Emmons officiating. Burial was followed at Sardis Cemetery.
Pallbearers were B.J. Johnson, Gary Golden, Daniel Addison, Eddie Addison, Henry Tedder and Mark Brown. Honorary pallbearers were Mack Kimmons, James Emmons and Dennis Johnson.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
James L. Brown
Mr. James L. Brown, 82, of Atmore died Saturday, March 13, 2004 in Atmore Community Hospital. Graveside service was held Saturday, March 20, 2004 at 1:30 p.m. in Fairview Cemetery with Bishop Willie L. Williams officiating.
Turner Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
Aline S. Crutchfield
Mrs. Aline S. Crutchfield, 85, of Atmore died Friday, March 19, 2004 in Evergreen hospital. Mrs. Crutchfield was a resident of Atmore since 1972 and a native of Range, Ala. Mrs. Crutchfield was a homemaker and a member of New Haven Holiness Church.
She is survived by four sons, Lavon Crutchfield of East Brewton, Don Crutchfield of Prattville, William Crutchfield of Milbrook and Rickey Crutchfield of Bay Minette; three daughters, Marilyn Bryers of Atmore, Carolyn Wilson of Castleberry and Mae Mateikat of Bay Minette; brother, Arthur Stacey of Century; three sisters, Sallie Howington of Brewton, Ethel Long of Davisville and Montez Dreadin of Flomaton; 31 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 21 at 2 p.m. at New Haven Holiness Church with Rev. Frankie Bell and Rev. Hubert Harrison.
Burial will be at Range Cemetery with Flomaton Funeral Home directing. Flomaton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Arthur Grissett
Mr. Arthur Grissett, 82, died Friday, March 12, 2004 in Atmore Community Hospital. He was a native of Finchburg, Ala. and a resident of Atmore. He was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church of Atmore. He served as clerk and usher. He graduated from Escambia County Training School. He was a member of Good Hope Lodge #152. He worked as a cement finisher for Daniel Construction in Pensacola. He served in the United States Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Cora Nettles; brother, John Grissett; daughters, Helen Dorsett and Teresa Freeman.
He is survived by seven daughters, Barbara Dailey, Nancy and Jerry Thicklin, Lori and Issac Rice all of Atmore, Sherry Dale, Carolyn Dale, Quay and Mario Fields all of Detroit, Mich., and Sandy Cook of Cleveland, Ohio; four sons, Albert Grissett of Hanes City, Fla., David and Juanita Grissett of Orlando, Oscar and Diane McCarthy of Atmore and Orlando and Cheryl Dale of Detroit; one adopted son, Darrion Hixon of the U.S. Air Force; two brothers, Calvin Grissett of Jacksonville, Fla. and Willie and Glender Grissett of Atmore; two sisters, Helen Askew and Margie and Van McPherson both of Atmore; 22 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Saturday, March 20 at 11 a.m. at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore. Pastor Sanders Edwards officiating. Burial was at Stallworth Cemetery in Atmore.
Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur L. Leslie,
Mr. Arthur L. Leslie, 55, of Atmore died Wednesday, March 17, 2004 at Atmore Community Hospital. Services will be announced by Turner Funeral Chapel.
Rekarri Alise Johnson
Rekarri Alise Johnson, two weeks old, died Saturday, March 13, 2004 in Indianapolis, Ind.
She is survived by her mother, Melanie Johnson of Indianapolis; her father, Derrick Jackson of Indianapolis; grandmother, Ethel B. Scott of Demopolis, Ala.; grandfather, Richard A. Johnson of Moundville, Ala.; aunt, Brittany J. Powe of Indianapolis; special aunt, Patricia A. Dortch of Atmore; special uncle, Donald R. Dortch Sr. of Baton Rouge, La.
Graveside services will be Sunday, March 21, 2004 at 10 a.m. at Stallworth Cemetery in Atmore. Bishop Willie L. Williams officiating.
Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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