Published 12:49 pm Monday, August 1, 2005

By Staff
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I.V. Elliott
PENSACOLA – Mr. I.V. Elliott, 85, of Bratt passed away Tuesday, July 19.
Mr. Elliott was a native of Chumuckla, Fla., and a resident of Bratt for the past 60 years. He was a Deacon of Bratt Assembly of God Church, a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, and retired from the Alabama Department of Corrections after 18 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marie Elliott, and two sons, Douglas Elliott and Dalton Elliott. He is survived by his wife, Lorine Kelly Elliott of Bratt; and two grandsons, Danny Elliott of Davisville, Fla., and Jason Elliott of Atmore.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. at the Eastside Chapel with Pastor Thearon Collinsworth officiating. Graveside services followed at Godwin Cemetery with full military honors. The family received friends Wednesday, July 20, at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Willard Cumbie
MOBILE – Mr. Willard Cumbie, 69, of Uriah passed away Tuesday, July 26, at a Mobile hospital.
Mr. Cumbie was a native of Little River and a resident of Uriah for the past 39 years. He was a retired iron worker, he worked at Fountain Prison for 10 years, and he attended the First Baptist Church of Uriah.
He was preceded in death by a son, Danny Eugene Jeter. He is survived by his wife, Effie L. Cumbie of Uriah; two sons, Earl Jeter and Edwin Jeter, both of Atmore; four daughters, Sherry Buckhault of Atmore, Cheryl Matthews of Repton, Marilyn Peavy of Uriah, and Patsy Odom of Excel; two brothers, Raymond Cumbie of Little River, and Edward Harold Cumbie of Uriah; two sisters, Betty Boone of Little River, and Mary Alice Boone of Mobile; 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 29, at First Baptist Church of Uriah with Rev. Mark Whitherington officiating. Graveside services followed at Uriah Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday, July 28, at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Eddie Cumbie, George Snow, Rufus Williams, Mark Mims, Donnie Peavy, and Jerry Peavy.
Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing.
Carolyn Louise McBride Mock
ATMORE – Mrs. Carolyn Louise McBride Mock, 59, of Atmore passed away Friday, July 15, at her residence.
Mrs. Mock was a native of Frisco City, and had been a resident of Atmore since 1975. She was an at-home childcare provider for the past 10 years.
She is survived by her husband, Mr. Jerry Mock, of Atmore; a son, Duane Mock and his wife, Jennifer, of Eufaula; two daughters, Beverly Langdon and her husband, Tim, of San Diego, Calif., and Carol Angie Rowe and her husband, Richard, of Norfolk, Va.; a brother, Gerald McBride of Walnut Hill; her stepfather, Hilton Davis of Davisville, Fla.; two stepbrothers, Tommy Davis and Ed Davis, both of Davisville; two sisters, Bobbie Taylor and Patricia Taylor, both of Atmore; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 18, graveside in Serenity Garden Cemetery with Chaplin Chris Nagel officiating. The family received friends Sunday, July 17, at Eastside Chapel Funeral Home
Corporeal Robert Lawson
ATMORE – On Monday, July 25, 2005 God saw "Robert" was getting tired and a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around him and whispered, "Robert come with me." A heart stopped beating, hard-working hands put to rest. He left memories to all he knew and to all who knew him. A tired broken heart stopped at 12:20 p.m.
Corporeal Robert Lawson was born Aug. 24, 1944 to the late Ms. Hessie Lawson and late Mr. Henry McNeal in Monroe County. He attended Escambia County Training School where he finished May 1962.
On Aug. 25, 1962 he joined the U.S. Army, 173D Airborne Brigade as a paratrooper. Doing this time he made over 50 jumps. He was honorably discharged on Aug. 19, 1965 and returned back home to Atmore. He later was employed as a shipbuilder at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. Corporeal Lawson became sick with his health, but never stopped moving on with his life.
He leaves to cherish his memories a brother, Mr. Percy James Lawson; sister, Ms. Fannie Ruth Lawson, both of Atmore, six stepbrothers, Charles Harris, Rev. Henry McNeal, Moses McNeal and Mr. Otis, all of Detroit, Mich., Don McNeal, Miami, Fla. and Glenn McNeal, Atlanta, Ga.; five stepsisters, Eunice Wilson, Alice Gray, Floria McMillian, all of Detroit, Mich., Eula Davis of McCullough and Lillie McNeal of Miami, Fla. and lots of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Aug. 1 at Robinson Christian Memorial Funeral Home in Atmore with the Bishop Jimmie Wilson officiating.

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