Published 12:38 pm Thursday, July 28, 2005

By Staff
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Mary Lou Dannelley
ATMORE – Mrs. Mary Lou Dannelley, 74, passed away Saturday, July 23.
She was a native of Frisco City and a resident of Atmore since 1961. She was a former employee of Monsanto for 18 years, attended the Megargel United Methodist Church, and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Mrs. Dannelley was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar "Bud" and Frankie Lee Fleming, and a son, Donnie Bowen.
She is survived by her husband, James Dannelley of Atmore; four sons, Wayne Bowen and his wife, Maxine, of Bay Minette, Mike Bowen and his wife, Freddie, of Atmore, Carl Bowen and his wife, Susan, of Atmore, and John Calvin Dannelley and his wife, Sandra, of Excel; two daughters, Rose Mary Wall and her husband, Rex, of Mobile, and Diane Lilley and her husband, Raymond, off Goodway; five sisters, Edna Rae Parnell and her husband, Robert, of Northeast, Md., Marjorie Brown of Monroeville, Silla Harrison of Frisco City, Blanche Davis of Mobile, and Jackie Brown of Perdido; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Dukes officiating. Graveside services will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family received friends Tuesday, July 26, at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Vince Wall, Brian Wall, Donnie Lilley, Rusty Lilley, Blake Bowen, and Terry Bowen. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Vickery, Ernie Anderson, Richard Anderson, Fred Pruitt, Mitchel Gore, Fred Johnson, Pete Dannelley, J.T. Baker, and Mike Worrell.
Hibbert Dewitt Etheridge
BAY MINETTE – Mr. Hibbert Dewitt Etheridge, 94, of Perdido passed away Sunday, July 24. He was retired from farming and raising cattle. He was a native of Escambia County, Ala., and a resident of Perdido for nearly 70 years. He was born August 16, 1910, to the late William Edmond and Ima Cornelia Jeanette Ballard Etheridge. Mr. Etheridge served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression, worked at the Pensacola Naval Air Station during World War II and was a boilermaker out of Boilermaker's Local 112 in Mobile for 30 years. He was a member of the Perdido Masonic Lodge and attended Pine Level Primitive Baptist Church.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Celia Etheridge, a son, Roy Etheridge and his wife, Daisy, all of Perdido; two daughters, Connie Boutwell and her husband, Bill, of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Maxine Childs and her husband, Paul, of Peachtree City, Ga.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Margie Griffeth of Mobile; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 26, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Kevin Fralick and Bro. Henry McCalin officiating. Graveside services followed in Pine Level Cemetery in Atmore. The family received friends Monday at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that friends who wish should make a donation to Covenant Hospice, 6475 Van Buren Street, Suite 201, Daphne, AL, 36526.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge of all arrangements.
James Aubrey Smith
BAY MINETTE – Mr. James Aubrey Smith, 68, of Stockton passed away Sunday, July 24.
He was a native of Canoe, a former resident of Atmore, and a resident of Stockton for the past six years. He was a disabled veteran from the United States Marine Corps, a member of the VFW and Moose Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Aud and Jewel Smith, three sisters and a brother. He is survived by two sons, James Timothy Smith off Pensacola aand Terry Duane Smith of Stockton; two daughters, Teresa Lynn Sumner of Plant City, Fla., and Kayla Miranda Smith of Atmore; four sisters, Emily Boler of Pensacola, Audrey Blair of Canoe, Rita Horelacher of Mt. Holly, N.Y., and Louise Jean Babuka of Flomaton; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 28, at 10 a.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Rob Hamilton officiating. Graveside services will follow at Godwin Cemetery with military honors.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 27, between 5:30 and 9 p.m. at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Larry Darnell Jenkins
PENSACOLA – Mr. Larry Darnell Jenkins, 47, of Brewton passed away Wednesday, July 20, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Mr. Jenkins was a native and longtime resident of Brewton. He graduated from Southern Normal School in 1975 and served briefly in the United States Army. He was a member of 2nd St. Siloam Baptist Church in Brewton and was employed with QPS Construction at Jefferson Smurfit Corp. in Brewton.
He is survived by three daughters, Toya Jenkins-Smith of Brewton, and LaTori and Tracie Jenkins, both of Huntsville, Texas; two sons, Tamerick and Toby Jenkins, both of Brewton; his parents, Lucious and Mattie Jenkins of Brewton; his fianc/, Beverly Maldonado of Brewton; three sisters, Dotti Stallworth and Mary Warren, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Betty Jenkins-Dixonof Cincinnati, Ohio; three brothers, John Stallworth and his wife, Beverly, of Avenel, N.J., Mac Jenkins and his wife, Regina, and Carl Jenkins, all of Brewton; his grandmother, Hattie Ellis of Oak Hill; and one grandson, Kontrell Smith of Brewton.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 26, at the 2nd St. Siloam Baptist Church in Brewton with Rev. Willie Blue officiating. Graveside services were held in the Piney Grove cemetery in Brewton.
Turner Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Gladys Willodean Helton
ATMORE – Mrs. Gladys Willodean Helton, 80, of Atmore passed away Monday, July 25, at her residence.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and homemaker. She was very active in the community with family and friends. She was a decorator, consultant, seamstress, and entrepreneur. Gladys was the definition of style and grace with an eye-popping sense of humor. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Atmore and the Willing Workers Sunday School class. She gave of her time and talents without fail. She was born in Escambia County, Ala., on December 26, 1924, to the late Jonah and Ina Criswell Coon.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Roscoe Helton of Atmore; four sons, Jacky Helton and his wife, Judith, of Davisville, Fla., Michael Helton and his wife, Brenda, of Uriah, Rodney Helton and his wife, Vicki, and Mark Helton, all of Atmore; one brother, Buford Coon and his wife, Faye, of Atmore; three sisters, Bernice Presley of Atmore, Mildred Mack and her husband, Leon, of Dallas, Texas, and Gwen Dorriety and her husband, Herston, of Atmore; 11 grandchildren, Jill Lee, and her husband, Jackie, Jacqueline Stabler, Michelle Helton, Stephanie Baggett and her husband, Doug, Brandy Helton, Tiffany Tubberville, David and Tricia Helton, Rebekah Bell and her husband, Matthew, Jimmy Pipkin, and Jessica Pipkin; and six great-grandchildren, Jackson, Adrian, Jade, Adam, Abby-Kate, and Kimberly.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 28, at 10 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Grindle and Bro. Jimmy Dukes officiating. Graveside services will follow in McCullough Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jacky Helton, Jackie Lee, Doug Baggett, David Helton, and Jackson Smith.
Lue Reec Hall
FLORIDA – Lue Reec Hall, born Nov. 3, 1917 in McCullough, passed away Friday, May 27, at the age of 87.
Married for over 63 years, his wife, Marion, a Florida native survives.
Lue was one of 10 children, enlisted in the Army Air Force in 1937, became a member of the Army Air Troops, advanced to Master Sergeant in the Air Force, qualified as a bomber pilot in World War II and retired after 22 years as a Major in 1960.
They moved to Orlando and Lue continued to work as a financial planner and assisted many families over the next 43 years. Lue and Marion were charter members of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.
Five sisters and one brother preceded him in death; three brothers, Eugene, Junior and Armon survive. Other survivors include a daughter, Marleen and husband Bill, a granddaughter Jennifer and husband Steve, and two great grandchildren, Andrew and Caleb, a grandson Aaron and wife Blanka, a son Denis and wife Janet and a grandson Matthew.
Lue was the son of Ezra and Lona Hall.
The funeral services will be held Tuesday or Wednesday at Family Funeral Care in Oviedo with visitation beforehand. The burial services will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Diabetes Foundation in lieu of flowers.
Please Family Funeral Care for details on service date and times, 407-365-1600.
Robert Lawson
ATMORE – Mr. Robert Lawson, 60, of Atmore passed away Monday, July 25, at his residence.
Christian Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Addie (Mae) Dardin
ATMORE – Mrs. Addie (Mae) Dardin, 65, of Atmore passed away Sunday, July 24, at her residence.
Christian Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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