Published 6:20 am Friday, April 1, 2005

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Louis Parker Sr.
Zeno Green Sr.
BAY MINETTE – Mr. Zeno Green Sr., 80, passed away March 23 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on March 31 at Union Baptist Church in Bay Minette with Pastor Dwight L. Boykin officiating. Graveside services will follow in Sunrise Cemetery in Bay Minette.
Mr. Green, known as "Lil Buddy" was born July 1, 1924 in Monroe County to the late Marvin (Savanah) Green. Mr. Green was a member of Union Baptist Church.
Mr. Green's wife of 54 years, Sis. Annie Louise Crook Green, and one son, Mr. Nicholas Emanuel Green, preceded him in death.
Survivors include 10 children, Lizzie Ann Faulkner, Andrew (Ethel) Green, Sharon (Joseph) McCall, Sandra Fay Green, Zeno (Janice) Green Jr., Waretta (Steven) Adams, Earnest Green, Fannie Green and two devoted daughters, Patricia Green and Zena Simon, all of Bay Minette; two sisters, Mary Etta Green Mims of Bay Minette and Eddie Lee Green Johnson of Mobile; two brother-in-laws, Freddie (Delouise) Crook of Los Angeles, Calif. and Oakles (Edith) CrooksMary; sister-in-law, Catherine (Eddie) Rogers of Grand Bay; Mary Kay Huggins of Detroit, Mich., Clarice (Johndale) Richardson of Grand Bay; one aunt-in-law, Eliza Crook of Bay Minette; 28 grandchildren; 48 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; three devoted grandchildren, Crystal Faye Faulkner, Barry Eugene Thomas and Derrick Green; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and two devoted friends, Commie Lee Crooks (sister-in-law) and Clinton Brut.
Active pallbearers include Marvin Green, Albert Faulkner, Zeno Green III, Ambrose Green, Patrick Faulkner, Julius Faulkner, Joshua Palmer, Michael Adams, Jeremy Ikner and Joseph Palmer.
Flower girls include friends and family.
The family will receive family and friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on March 30 at Union Baptist Church with Robinson Funeral Home of Atmore directing.
Nell Kearley Graham Hibbert
PENSACOLA – Nell Kearley Graham Hibbert passed away March 29 at her home at Azalea Trace. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on April 1 at St. Johns Cemetery with Dr. Jim Coleman officiating.
Mrs. Hibbert was born in Atmore in 1909 and moved to Pensacola in 1930. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Pensacola.
Mrs. Hibbert's parents, three brother, two sisters, her son, William Andrew Hibbert Jr. and her husbands, Clinton Gordon Graham and William Andrew Hibbert, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her daughter Betty Graham Colby and her husband Mark Colby of Mt. Dora; her grandsons William Graham White of Winter Park, Fla., William Andrew Hibbert, III, Blair Hibbert and Reb Hibbert of Austin, Texas and five great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Baptist Church or Rebuild Pensacola.
James "Son" Williams
PRATTVILLE – James "Son" Williams, 72, passed away March 25 in a VA hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on April 2 at Tuner Funeral Chapel in Atmore with Leo Smith Montgomery officiating. Graveside services will follow in the Williams Family Cemetery in Freemanville.
Mr. Williams was a native of Atmore. He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired machine operator at Monsanto.
Mr. Williams' parents, Autry and Aline Williams; son, George Henderson; two sisters Ollie M. Barnes and Geneva Rivers and two brothers, Leo Williams and Virgil Peoples, preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Dedra Harris of Atmore and Evelyn Bowen of Montgomery; three sons, Dexter (Dianne) Williams of Prattville, Daron L. Bowen of Miami, Fla. and Gregory (Shasta) Bowen of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; two sisters, Juanita King of Axis and Idell (Robert) Longmire of Waukegan, Ill.; four brothers, Joe Lee (Burnestine) Williams of Daphne, Leroy (Minnie) Williams of Atmore, Herman (Barbara) Williams of Oak Park, Mich. and Willie Fred (Constance) Williams of Tacoma Wash.; 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
The family will received friends from 1 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on April 1 at Turner Funeral Chapel.
Mazie Louise (Stewart) Downey
BAY MINETTE – Mazie Louise (Stewart) Downey, 86, passed away March 24 at North Baldwin Infirmary. Funeral services were held March 28 at the chapel of Norris Funeral Home with the Rev. Wendell Hadley and the Rev. Malcolm Roberts officiating. Graveside services followed at Bay Minette Cemetery.
Mrs. Downey was born in Dyas. She was a retired seamstress at Vanity Fair Mills in Atmore.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Thomley of Bay Minette; brother, Otis Stewart of Perdido; two sisters, Laura Smith of Dyas and Hazel Henry of Century, Fla.; four grandchildren, Kayla Shivers, Joshua Thomley, Justin Shivers and Haven Wilson and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers included Curtis Joiner, Jimmy Hollingsworth, Buddy Byrd, Brian Hollingsworth, Marcus Byrd and Steve Caraway.
The family received friends on March 27 at Norris Funeral Home.

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