Published 6:48 pm Monday, December 5, 2005

By Staff
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James Edward Bradberry
Mr. James Edward Bradberry, 51, passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 at a Pensacola hospital. Mr. Bradberry was a native of Atmore and a resident of Robinsonville for most of his life. He was an ordained minister and attended the First Assembly of God Church.
His parents, Thomas and Myrtys Bradberry and a brother, L. C. Bradberry, preceded him in death.
Survivors include: his brother, Darrell Bradberry of Atmore; his sister, Cheryl and Bobby Wooten of Atmore; a sister-in-law, Peggy Bradberry of Daphne; and two nieces, Sarah Wooten and Jenna Wooten, both of Atmore.
Funeral services will be held today, Dec. 4, 2005 at 2 p.m. at the First Assembly of God Church with Rev. Don Davis and Rev. Gene Pickern officiating. Burial will follow at Godwin Cemetery with Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers will be Wayne Harris, Junior Hall, Gerald McAnally, Robert Kriss, Billy Martin, Paul Metts, Gene Cotton, Keith Lisenby, Doug Kaiser and Marlin Iutzi.
John Aaron Rogers
ATMORE – Mr. John Aaron Rogers, 86, a long time resident of Atmore, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Griswold Rogers; one son, Doug Rogers (Marshall) and two daughters, Jane Campbell (Jim) and Betty Maxwell (Jim), three grandchildren, Emily Maxwell, Charles Bryan, and Layne Abee; one sister, Helen Sarusce.
Lila Kendrick
ATMORE – Mrs. Lila Kendrick, 89, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005 in Atmore. Mrs. Kendrick was a native of Georgiana and a resident of Atmore for the past 32 years. She attended the Westend Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, John Colonel Kendrick and a son, Robert Lee Kendrick.
Survivors include: five sons, Carlton Kendrick and David Kendrick, both of Bay Minette, Charles Kendrick, Calvin Kendrick and Melton Kendrick, all of Atmore; six daughters, Faye Owens of Silver Hill, Mary Lou Pizzotti of Fairhope, Ann Nelson of Daphne, Janette Sells and Carol Ann Melvin, both of Atmore, Billie Ann Kendrick of Perdido; 28 grandchildren, a number of great-grandchildren; and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 at 10 a.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Cheramie officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Brian Kendrick, Michael Kendrick, Joe Kendrick, Brandon Kendrick, Shannon Kendrick and Travis Kendrick. Honorary pallbearers were Frankie Owens, Anthony Pizotti, Waylon Nelson, and Tony Sells.
Opal Roberts Stanley
ATMORE – Mrs. Opal Roberts Stanley, 69, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Rufus (Dick) and Winona Spearman Roberts, and one son, Michael Wayne Stanley.
She is survived by her husband, Windom Stanley of Atmore; one daughter, Sharon Stanley Cowing (John) of Hendersonville, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Stanley of Tuscaloosa and Kathryn Roberts Stanley of St. Simons Island, Ga.; and their mother, Kay Stanley Oplinger (Robert), of St. Simons Island, Ga; and one brother, James Otis Roberts, of Atmore.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 at First Baptist Church of Atmore. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore. Johnson – Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to: Alabama Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (For research Program in Myelodysplastic Syndrome Disorder) 100 Chase Park South, Suite 220 Birmingham, Al 35244.
Rose Allen Thompson
Mrs. Rose Allen Thompson, 93 of Monroeville died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005 at Monroe County Hospital. She was a native of Knoxville and had resided in Monroeville for most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Monroeville First Baptist Church.
Her husband, Claude Wallace Thompson and one son Phillip Winston Thompson precede her in death. She is survived by one daughter; Rose Wallace Thompson (Felix) Nicholas of Lottie; two grandchildren; Johanna (Bill) Millsap and Phillip Nicholas; and three great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 at 2 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery in Monroeville with Rev. Gary Miller officiating and Johnson Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Wanda Byrd
CENTURY – Mrs. Wanda Byrd, 47, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005 at a Pensacola hospital. Mrs. Byrd was a native of Jay, Fla., and a resident of Century, Fla., for the past 25 years. She attended the St. Luke Baptist Church and was a secretary for Carnley Electric Company for the past 17 years.
A brother, Tommy Byrd, preceded Mrs. Byrd in death. Survivors include: her son, Dwayne Byrd of Tallahassee, Fla.; her mother, Ella Branson of Century, Fla; the father of her son, James McKinney of Century, Fla; and two brothers, Ronald G. Byrd Sr. of Jay, Fla., and Frankie Peebles of Century, Fla.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005 at 2 p.m. at The Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Charles R. McKinney and Rev. Samuel Moorer officiating. Burial followed in Cora Cemetery in Jay, Fla. Pallbearers were Jeffery Robinson, Reginald Robinson, Anthony Robinson, Felipe Lowery, Joel Baldree, Jeffrey Kyser, Patrick Morrison, and John Branson, Jr.

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