Published 3:02 am Monday, June 11, 2007

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Dewitt Dove
CENTURY, Fla. – Mr. Dewitt Dove, 87, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2007 in Century, Fla.
Mr. Dove was a native and lifelong resident of Davisville, Fla. He was a retired deacon of the Pine Barren Baptist Church, retired from the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla., a member of the Pine Barren Creek Hunting Club, the oldest member of the Sons of Confederate Veteran's Camp, Blakeley 1864, a member of the International Associating of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union #1960 and a Little League coach for the Northwest Escambia Little League of 1985 and 1986.
Survivors include: his wife of 66 years and eight months, Evie D. Dove of Davisville, Fla.; his son, Ronald and Judy Dove of Davisville, Fla.; three grandsons, Ronnie and Kelly Dove of Flomaton, Patrick and Laurie Dove and Christopher and Jennifer Dove, both of Davisville, Fla.; and six great-grandchildren, Shelbi Dove and Tyler Dove, both of Flomaton, Allyson Dove, Ryan Dove, Makayla Dove, and Christopher Dewitt Dove, all of Davisville, Fla.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 9, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Champion, the Rev. Aubret White, the Rev. Ronald Dove, and the Rev. Mike Harper officiating.
Burial followed at Pine Barren Cemetery.
Visitation was held Friday, June 8, 2007 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Dove, Patrick Dove, Chris Dove, Tyler Dove, Shelbi Dove and Scott Francis.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Darby, Herman Hasselbrock, Fernie Faircloth, Raymond Norris and Calvin Davis.
Reavie C. Watson
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Mrs. Reavie C. Watson, 88, of Columbus, Ga., formerly of Flomaton died Friday, May 31, 2007 at a Columbus, Ga. hospital.
She was a native of Flomaton and had attended Fannie School in Flomaton. She was a member of Damascus Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School teacher, President of the Missionary Society, an usher and a member of the choir. She was a member of Eastern Star Rising Star Chapter #113 of Century, Fla. She was a retired dietician with the Escambia County Board of Education where she worked at the Flomaton schools and also the Flomaton Community Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Watson, her mother, Phyllis Odom, a grandson, Derek Bass, and sister, Ella Fair Newton.
She is survived by: one daughter, Ruby (Lawrence) Bass of Columbus, Ga.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 7, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Damascus Baptist Church in Flomaton with the Rev. Henry Hawkins officiating. Interment will be in the Fannie/ Damascus Cemetery in Flomaton. Her body will lie instate at the church one hour prior to funeral services with Turner Funeral Chapel of Atmore directing.
Anne Corinne Dailey Hale Brown
GUIN – Anne Corinne Dailey Hale Brown was born April 17, 1937 in Montgomery and was raised in the Canoe, Atmore and Pollard areas. She graduated from Escambia County High School of Atmore in 1956. She attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery. Anne married her first husband, Clark Hale, and had four children. They are as follows: Corinne Hale Broxson married to Eugene Broxson Jr. of Merryville, La; Alison Hale Nadeau married to Dana Nadeau of Kilauea, Hawaii; Kelly Hale Morse married to Bill Morse of Ballwin, Mo.; and Clark Hale Jr., married to Melanie Martin Hale of Round Rock, Texas. She moved to Pike County in approximately 1963 with two small children. Two more children were born after moving to the area. While living in McComb, Anne was the owner of Anne's Frame Shop, which was located in McComb, Miss. She was an active PTA parent, a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church and was involved in several presentations by the Little Theater. When her children were young, Anne helped organize an effort to put Civil Defense Monitors in the public school systems. She also was a tireless advocate promoting education. She worked for a time under Mr. Julian Prince, (McComb) Pike County School Superintendent to bridge the reading gap of underprivileged students.
In 1986, Anne married Jowl Earl Brown in McComb, Miss. and acquired her three bonus children: William Michael Brown married to Donna Brown, Matthew Allen Brown and Stephen Andrew Brown all of Meridian, Miss. In 1988, Anne and Joel moved to Como, Miss. where she was an active member of the Como United Methodist Church. While in Como, she became a certified United Methodist Lay speaker. Anne also had a lifelong passion for studying United Methodist Church history. While living in Como, she volunteered to write grants for the local Arts Council Resident Artist program. She made many true and treasured friends while living in Como. Anne and Joel enjoyed bowling and also discovered a new hobby-designing stained glass creations, a creative outlet they could both share. For a time while living in Como, Anne worked for the Earthquake Consortium in Memphis, Ind. In 1998 she and Joel relocated to Guin. where she became a volunteer for the Habitat for Humanity program and once again pursued her United Methodist Lay Speaking activities and character storytelling at VBS. She and Joel also volunteered their time in 1999 at Mission Lake Junaluska Methodist Camp. Once again, she and Joel had enjoyed sharing their stained glass artwork creating a multitude of windows and other art items. Until her last days, Anne enjoyed a host of friends and church family and spoke often of them with happiness.
She is survived by: her husband, Joel Earl Brown of Guin, Ala.; three daughters, Anne Corinne Hale Broxson (Eugene, Jr.) of Merryville, La., Alison Leigh Hale Nadeau (Dana) of Kilauea, Hawaii, Kelly Elaine Hale Morse (Bill) of Ballwin, Mo.; four sons, Curtis "Clark" Hale, Jr. (Melanie) of Round Rock, Texas, William Michael Brown (Donna), Matthew Allen Brown and Stephen Andrew Brown all of Meridian, Miss.; 13 grandchildren, Preston Eugene Broxson, Sarah Grace Broxson, Jordan Keith Hale, Katherine Brooke Hale, Cody Clark Hale, Emily Catherine Morse, James Arthur Morse, Margaret Anne Morse, Molly Joy Crane, Michelle Rene Nadeau, Jacob Michael Brown, Allison Claire Brown and Michael Patrick Wayne Brown; a great-grandson, Wyatt Tyler Crane; two sisters, Carolyn Watson Liley (Joey) of Pensacola and Laura Joe Hataway (Wilton) of Belleville, Ill.; a sister-in-law, Sue Richards Dailey of Fairhope; and other survivors, Clark and Dianne Hale of McComb, Miss.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Birdie Fuller Dailey and James Marvin Dailey; her stepfather, James Robert Watson; and a brother James Marvin Dailey III.
Memorial services were held Wednesday, June 6, 2007 at 4 p.m. from the Guin First United Methodist Church with Brother Art Rowe officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Guin First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund.
Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Guin directing.
Memorial service for Ted Carter planned June 23
A memorial service will be held for Ted Carter, son of James W. and Ida Carter, and brother to Gurney, Ruth (died at age 11 months), Bama, Lola, Donnie Mae, Johnnie B., Calvin and Ed Carter. Ted was in the U.S. Navy during WWII; he was killed on a Navy vessel, the U.S.S. Suwannee and buried at sea.
The service will be held June 23 at Robinsonville Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 11 a.m. followed by the placing of a plaque in the cemetery near the Carter family gravesites.
There will be a covered dish lunch following the service.
We are requesting that everyone wear red, white or blue or a combination of those colors.
There will be a photo CD available for a small donation that will be given to the church to offset the expenses for the use of their facilities.
We need photos – especially of the Carter siblings. If you have any and would like to contribute (or a copy of a photo), please send them to Ted Findley at 105 Sanspree Lane, Atmore, AL. 36502.
Family and friends of the Carter family are invited to attend.

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