Published 5:04 am Monday, March 7, 2005

By Staff
Dewey L. Henderson Jr.
CENTURY, Fla. – Dewey L. Henderson Jr., 65, passed away March 1 at his residence. Funeral services were held March 5 at Fanny Baptist Church in Flomaton with the Rev. Herman Stanton officiating. Graveside services followed in Fanny/Damascus Cemetery in Flomaton.
Mr. Henderson was a native of Flomaton and graduated from Southern Normal School in 1958. He attended Tuskegee for one year and Jeff Davis Jr. College for two years. He joined the U.S. Army in 1959 and was discharged with honors in 1962. He was a licensed electrician and worked for Champion in Pensacola for 38 years. He was also a member of the Sportsman Club.
Mr. Henderson's father, Dewey L. Henderson Sr., mother, Mattie L. Henderson and sister, Carrie M. Blair preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Willie Mae Henderson; daughters, Arvanetes "Nene" Redmond of Walnut Hill, Fla., Veta Jones-Griffin of Shreveport, La., Gina Jones of Compton, Ga. and Valerie Neilley of Pensacola, Fla.; sons, Dewey L. Henderson III of Augusta, Ga., Marvin Mitchell and John Mitchell, both of Century, Fla.; sisters, Bernice Jefferson of Cleveland, Ohio and Priscilla McWhorter of Century, Fla.; 25 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Family received friends on March 4 at Turner Funeral Chapel.
James Edward "Ed" Stacey
MONROEVILLE – James Edward "Ed" Stacey, 76, passed away March 2 at Monroe County Hospital. Funeral services were held March 5 at Monroe Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Lance Sawyer officiating. Graveside services were followed at Mexia Cemetery in Mexia.
Mr. Stacey was born in Monroe County and resided in Monroeville. Retired, he owned and operated a trucking company. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Frisco City.
Mr. Stacey's parents, Mose Edward Stacey Sr. and Mittie Mae Manning Stacey; son, Roger Manning Stacey and brothers, Mack Stacey, Byron Stacey, Dennis Stacey, Oscar Stacey and O. Mose Stacey, all preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Evangeline Stacey; son, Eddie Neal Stacey of Andalusia; daughters, Sandra (Sharon) Stacey Guy of Foley, Glenda (Butch) Stacey Black of Atmore and Elaine Stacey of Chicago, Ill.; stepsons, James (Rhonda) Marino of Frisco City, Michael (Mary) Marino of Castleberry, William Marino of Castleberry and Randy Cooper of Blue Ridge Mountains, Ga.; stepdaughter, Angela (Phillip) Marino Gilbert of Germany; brothers, George C. (Judy) Stacey of Hayneville, Narvie Lee Stacey of Hartsville, S.C. and Robert (Nellie Ree) Stacey of Frisco City; sisters, Ferra Mae Stacey Stabler of Monroeville and Grace Stacey Barlow of Frisco City; nine grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Family received friends on March 4 at Monroe Chapel Funeral Home.
Adiel C. and Helen C. Adams
ATMORE – Adiel C. and Helen C. Adams both passed away on Feb. 28 after long illnesses. Graveside services were held on March 2 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore with the Rev. Dr. Doug Newton officiating.
Mrs. Adams was the son of W.A. and Ida C. Adams. He was a decorated Veteran of Foreign Wars, an active member of the First United Methodist Church, an avid hunter and gardener and an Atmore businessman for many years. A.C. (as he was known by most of his acquaintances) was born in Flomaton, attended Flomaton High School and the University of Alabama. He did business in Meridian, Miss. and Jackson before moving back to the Atmore area with his wife, Helen, in 1977.
Mrs. Adams was the daughter of W.O. and Helen R. Culpepper and was a homemaker, an avid bridge player, a devoted grandmother and her husband's partner at Escambia Glass Company. She was a legal secretary in Meridian, Miss. before moving first to Jackson and then to Atmore with her husband, A.C.
Survivors include their son, Randal (Judith) Adams; daughter, Susan A. (David) Engeran; three granddaughters, Amber "ZZ", Reed and Rowan Adams; a grandson, Mitchell Adams; a cousin, Dorothy (Robert) Lack and a dear friend, Ann McNeal.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams were married 54 years, were loving partners and departed this life on the same day. They will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved them.
Ruth Phillips
ATMORE – Ruth Phillips, 65, passed away March 3 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. Service will be announced at a later date by Turner Funeral Home.

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