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Obituaries

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Christopher Anthony Reynolds
ATMORE – Christopher Anthony Reynolds, age 38 of Atmore, died Sunday, July 9, 2006 in Atmore.
He was a truck driver with B and B Trucking in Atmore. Reynolds was born on Sept. 18, 1967 to Billy Mack and Elizabeth Ann Clifton Johnson Reynolds.
Survivors are: his father, Billy Mack Reynolds of Anchorage, Alaska; his mother, Elizabeth Ann Reynolds of Atmore; grandmother, Myrtis Hall of Huxford; one daughter, Carmen Nichole Reynolds of Atmore; one brother, Joseph Michael Reynolds of Anchorage, Alaska; one sister, Brandy Liana Wohlers of Prattville; two granddaughters, Keely Liana Alloia and Brandilyn Kia Williams.
Services will be held Thursday, July 13, 2006 at 2 p.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J.T. Guyton officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Cemetery. Family will receive friends, Wednesday evening July 12, 2006 at Johnson- Quimby Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., in charge of all arrangements.
Andrew James Parfinsky
ATMORE- Mr. Andrew James Parfinsky, 70, passed away Friday, July 7, 2006 at William F. Green Veteran's Home in Bay Minette.
Parfinsky was a native of Grove City, Pa., a former resident of Panama City, Fla., and a resident of Atmore. He served in the U. S. Navy for 32 years, was a veteran of Vietnam and attended the Catholic Church. His parents, Roman Carle and Mary Anne Parfinsky and a sister, Eleanor Parfinsky, preceded him in death.
Survivors include: his wife, Cristelita P. Parfinsky of Atmore; his daughter Mary and Robert Gipson of Atmore; and three sisters, Stella Braine of New Holland, Pa., Ruth Dillaman of Slippery Rock, Pa., and Irene Parfinsky.
Petty Eastside Chapel Funeral Home will announce memorial services.
Irma L. Turner
FLOMATON – Mrs. Irma L. Turner, 72, of Flomaton died Monday, July 10, 2006 at Baptist Hospital.
She was a lifelong resident of the Flomaton community and was a homemaker. She was a member of Friendship Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James A. Turner of Flomaton; son, Sam (Tammy) Turner of Flomaton; brother, Julius Lamar Godwin; sister, Donnie Armitage of Yuma, Ariz.; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation was held Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held today, July 12, 2006 at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. with Rev. Mike Henderson officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Home Holiness Church in Flomaton with Flomaton Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be: Mike Turner, Burton Turner, Brett Gafford, Eddie Turner, Paul Howell and Rusty Burnham.
Mary Lou Pace Edwards
NOKOMIS – Mrs. Mary Lou Pace Edwards, age 67, of Nokomis, died Saturday, July 8, 2006 at a local hospital.
Mrs. Edwards was a native of Repton but had been a resident of Nokomis for the most of her life. She was a member of the New Home Apostolic Church and she worked at Vanity Fair Mills for 20 years, and retired from Winn-Dixie after 8 years. She was a loving family person, loved people and helped anyone she could. She also loved to fish and attend church.
Her husband, James Edwards, her parents, Lee and Sally Pace; a brother, James Ray Pace; and a sister, Carrie Lee Barlow, precede her in death.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Edwards (Ashley) of Atmore, Wade Edwards of Nokomis, and Joe Pace of Nokomis; a daughter, Tammy (Don) Brazell of Mobile; three grandchildren she raised, Waylon Pace, Justin Pace, and Tiffany Williamson; three sisters, Carlie Mae Gunn (Kelly), of Bratt, Fla., Mildred Greene of Daphne, Betty (Jerry) Hasting of Nokomis and six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2006 at Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Breceda and Rev. John Foriester officiating. Burial will follow in Godwin Cemetery in Bratt, Fla., with Petty-Eastside Chapel directing.
Active pallbearers will be: Ricky Fore, Earl Fore, Ray Digmon, Casey Williamson, Dusty Hasting and Scotty Hasting. Honorary pallbearers will be Patsy Huskey, Mary Bailey, Jesse Swindle, Kristen Bass, Hazel McIntyre, Mary Hubbard and Mandy Stabler.
Visitation was held Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Rubin Pierce
PENSACOLA – Rubin Pierce, age 82, of Dogwood Park, died peacefully Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at a local hospital in Pensacola. He was born January 9, 1924 in Evergreen, AL to the late William and Mary Pierce.
Mr. Pierce was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was a master carpenter and farmer. Many people remember him as the cane juice man, he made cane juice and cane syrup for many years. He loved his family, his mules, and bluegrass music.
Mr. Pierce, along with his parents and numerous brothers and sisters, was preceded in death by a son, John Daniel Pierce; grandson, Dane Lamar Pierce, Jr.; and twin sister Ruth Walker Cumbie.
He is survived by four sons, Glen (Dell) Pierce of Molino, FL, Dane (Vicki) Pierce of Van Buren, AR, Tom (Tammy) Pierce of Dogwood Park, FL, and Toby (Kim) Pierce of Pensacola, FL; two daughters, Angie (Johnny) Edwards of Pensacola, FL and Allison (Tom) Mills of Flomaton, AL; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lillie Emmons of Pensacola, FL and Evelyn Watts of Munson, FL.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 7, ,2006 at 1:00 P.M. at Faith Chapel North with Pastor Gene Hudson officiating. Interment will follow at Pineville Community Cemetery in Walnut Hill, FL. Active pallbearers will be Glenn Pierce, Dane Pierce, Tom Pierce, Toby Pierce, Anthony Pierce, and Kris Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be Bubba Pierce, Daniel Pierce, and Adam Edwards.
The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the nursing staff at The Pavilion at West Florida Hospital. "We appreciate everything you did to make Daddy's last days comfortable and peaceful."