Published 8:19 am Wednesday, May 4, 2005

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Eva Pearl Walker Hansen
Slidell, La. – Mrs. Eva Pearl Walker Hansen, 70, passed away April 30 at a Slidell, La. hospital. Funeral services were held May 3 at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. T. Franklin Matthews officiating, assisted by Lee "Lavan" Martin and Charles Wicker. Graveside services followed at Judson/Creek Cemetery. The family received friends May 2 at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Hansen was a native of Poarch, a former resident of Slidell, La. for 30 years and a resident of Picayune, Miss. for the past two years. She was a member of St. Anna's Episcopal Church in Poarch. She is survived by two sons, Samuel P. and wife, Pamela, Hester of Pearl River, La., and Stephen Craig and wife, Donna, Hester of Slidell; three daughters, Bonnie Miles and husband, Kevin, of Picayune, Myrtle Elaine Anderson and husband, David, of Picayune, and Paula K. Smith of Talisheek, La.; three sisters, Euline Connors and Shirley Price, both of Slidell, and Sharon Smiley of Mobile; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Hester, Neville Anderson, Kevin Miles, David Anderson, Jody Falcon, and Calvin Falcon. Mark Johnson will serve as an honorary pallbearer.
Ricky Devon Tolin
Mobile – Mr. Ricky Devon Tolin, 36, of McCullough passed away April 29 in a Mobile Hospital. Funeral services were held May 2 at Eastside Chapel with the Rev. Otis Thames and the Rev. Larry Peacock officiating. Graveside services followed in the McCullough Cemetery.
Mr. Tolin was a native of Monroeville, but had been a resident of McCullough for most of his life and was a member of the McCullough Christian Center. He was an avid NASCAR fan and sports lover and loved all he met. He is survived by his parents, Leon and Betty Tolin of McCullough; two brothers, James Scott of Atmore and Tony Scott of Cantonment, Fla.; two sisters, Diane Mooney and Sonja Norton, both of Lubbock, Texas; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Dale Boyington, James Tolin, Roy Tolbert, Tony Tolbert, James Scott, and James Scott II.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.
Dollie Green
Brewton – Mrs. Dollie Green, 87, passed away April 29 at Westgate Village Nursing Home. She was a native of Camden and a resident of Flomaton for many years.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Robinson Funeral Home.
Charles Edward Scott
Monroeville – Mr. Charles Edward "Pappy" Scott, 74, of Peterman passed away May 2 at Monroe County Hospital. Funeral services will be held May 5 at 2 p.m. at Frisco City Holiness Church with Rev. Billy House and Rev. J.W. Smith officiating. Graveside services will follow at Sowell Old Field Cemetery in Goodway, Ala. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 4 at the Frisco City Holiness Church.
Mr. Scott was born in Goodway and resided in Peterman most of his life. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Frisco City Holiness Church. He is survived by his wife, Judy Scott of Peterman; a son, Charles M. Scott of Oakland, Calif.; five daughters, Mary Ann Hardee of California, Betty Jean Stevenson of Eugene, Ore., Debra Lopez of Ohio, Dolly Scott of California, and Deseray Scott of Ohio; a sister, Louise Millard of California; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a special stepson and stepdaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Monroe Chapel Funeral Home.
Annie Pearl Dixon
Flomaton – Mrs. Annie Pearl Dixon, 54, of Flomaton passed away May 3 at her residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Turner Funeral Chapel.
Buford Gohagin
Pensacola – Mr. Buford Gohagin, 66, of Atmore passed away Monday, May 2 in Pensacola. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leo Kent officiating. Graveside services will follow in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends May 3 at Johson-Quimby Funeral Home.
Mr. Gohagin was a cable splicer for the telephone company, and was born in Atmore on April 14, 1939 to the late Joseph Richard and Mattie Lucille McKinley Gohagin. He is preceded in death by a brother, Rayford Gohagin. He is survived by his wife, Virgie P. Gohagin of Atmore; one son, Radford Gohagin of Pensacola; two step-sons, James Albert Jordan of Milton, Fla., and Gary Russell Jordan of Pensacola; one step-daughter, Joyce Marie Telle of Milton; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Carlos, Howard, and Milford Gohagin all of Atmore; and a special friend, Robert Earl Moye.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of all arrangements.
Michael Therrell Phillips
Booneville, Ala. – Mr. Michael Therrell Phillips, 31, passed away May 2 in Booneville. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 6 at 2 p.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Blackmon and Rev. Richard Daniels officiating. Graveside services will follow at Miller Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 5 between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Mr. Phillips was a native of Huxford, and a resident of Perdido for the past eight years. He was an avid fisherman, dog hunter, and farmer and attended the Baptist church. He is survived by his wife, Karen Phillips of Perdido; his father, Lynn Phillips of Flomaton; his mother and stepfather, Earline and Gilbert Walls of Booneville; his daughter, Makayla Phillips of Perdido; three stepdaughters, Courtney Brown, Hali Brown, and Katelyn Brown, all of Perdido; his grandparents, Luverne Hadley and Billy Joe Hadley of Perdido and Alvin and Nevell Conway of Louisiana; a brother, Ron Phillips and his wife, Karen, of Atmore; five stepsisters, Angela Presley of Perdido, Becky Walls of Atmore; Patsy McGhee of Poarch, Connie Rolin of Brewton, and Wendy Lynn Walls of Atmore; his special nieces and nephews, Joseph, Courtney, and Teresa Phillips of Booneville; and other nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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