Published 5:00 pm Wednesday, November 2, 2005

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Joseph J.W. "Dub" White
FLOMATON – Mr. Joseph J. W. "Dub" White, 77, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005 at a Pensacola Hospital.
Mr. White was a native of Pineview and a resident of Flomaton for most of his life. He was a former employee with St. Regis, worked for the town of Flomaton, a member of the Volunteer Fire Department, and supervisor for the Escambia County Work Release Program. He attended the Century Church of Christ and he loved to talk to people and fish.
His parents, Joe and Martha White and a brother, Narvie Lee White, precede Mr. White in death.
Survivors include: his wife of 55 years, Rosa Lee White of Flomaton; his son, Gene (Mae) White of Flomaton; two daughters Dianne White (Charles) Frazier of Brewton and Debra White (Wayne) Brown of Brewton; a grandson, Josh (Tracey) Brown of Brewton; two granddaughters, Renee (Kevin) Merchant of Century and Katherine Page of Troy; and three great-grandchildren, Cheyanne Merchant, Tyler Merchant and Kelli Merchant, all of Century; a brother, Thomas ( Lois) White of Gonzalez; and three sisters, Ruthie Mae Summerlin of Flomaton, Eula Ree (Ed) Mize of Flomaton and Martha (Clifford) White of Atmore.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005 at 10 a.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Minister Clifford Dixon officiating. Burial followed at Little Escambia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Chris Johnson, Kevin Merchant, Gary White, Tony White, James Summerlin and Danny White. Honorary Pallbearers were William Reaves, Ray Jerkins, and Charles Diehnelt.
Anne W. Downing
JACKSONVILLE – Mrs. Anne W. Downing went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 31, 2005. Mrs. Downing was born in Atmore, Alabama in 1933 and she and her family moved Jacksonville, Florida in 1975. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Dan Downing on May 14, 2003 and is survived by 2 children: Julia Downing McInnis and her husband, Mike of St. Simmons Island, GA and Mark Downing and his wife, Becky of Jacksonville, FL; 5 grandchildren: Joshua Downing, Danielle Downing, Caleb Downing, Shelby McInnis and Courtney Parrott; a sister: Mrs. Max Payne; many nieces, nephews, other family members and church family. Mrs. Downing was a member of North Jacksonville Baptist Church, 8531 N. Main Street, where her home going service will be held at 11 AM on Thursday, November 3, 2005 with Dr. Herb Reavis, Jr., Pastor Dan Pride and Rev. David Yarborough, officiating. Her family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 AM to 11 AM on Thursday at the church. The family burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her memory to the North Jacksonville Baptist Church Building Fund. Community Hospice of N. E. Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32257 or Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525. The Downing Family is being served through the North Jacksonville Chapel of PEEPLES FAMILY FUNERAL HOMES, 2220 Soutel Drive near Lem Turner Road.
Rosa Mae Lambeth
FLOMATON – Mrs. Rosa Mae Lambeth, 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 at Century Care Center in Century, Fla.
Mrs. Lambeth was a native of Escambia County, Ala., where she lived her entire life. She was a member of Pleasant Home Holiness Church in Flomaton and she was a homemaker.
Her husband, J. T. Lambeth and two brothers, Ed Rufus Knowles and Floyd Knowles and three sisters, Elsie Godwin, Myrtle Godwin and Ester Way, preceded Mrs. Lambeth in death.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Parkinson and Rev. Raymond Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow at Traveler's Rest Cemetery in Flomaton.
Survivors include: two sons, Gene (Cathy) Lambeth of Brewton, John (Carolyn) Lambeth of Flomaton and three sisters, Bertha Crutchfield, Devere Moye, and Mary Lambeth all of Flomaton; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Nursaray "Nettie" Jackson
ATMORE – Mrs. Nursaray "Nettie" Jackson, 72, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005 at her residence. She was a native of Pineapple and lived in Atmore for many years.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore. She was a homemaker.
Her mother and father, Carrie and Adward McCrackin and her husband, Elijah Jackson, Sr, precede her in death.
She is survived by: her four daughters, Delores "Pee Wee" Jackson, Jackie (Don) Huggins both of Hempstead, New York, Ella Mae Jackson of Westbury, N.Y. and Carolyn Jackson of Atmore; one step-daughter, Melvina (Sam) Parker of Bay Minette; one son, Elijah (Bubba) (Barbara) Jackson, Jr. of Birmingham; two sisters, Carrie Brown and Eliza Tony both of Birmingham; one brother, Walter Lee (Louise) McCrackin, Sr. of Atmore and thirteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005 at noon at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore with Rev. Richard Hines, Jr. of Pensacola, Fla., officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Atmore. The family will receive friends on Friday, Nov. 4, 2005 from 2 p.m until 8:30 p.m. Her body will lie in the church one hour prior to funeral services as well. Turner Funeral Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.
Willard Crooks
BAYMINETTE – Mr. Willard Crooks, 65 passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005 at his residence. He was a native of Bay Minette.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005 at noon at the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Bromley, Ala. Burial will follow in Sunrise Cemetery in Bay Minette. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday, one hour prior to services at New Jerusalem Baptist Church.

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