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George Washington Daw
ATMORE – Mr. George Washington Daw, 99, of Atmore died in Dec. 13, 2007 at his son's residence in Lottie. Mr. Washington was born on Aug. 19, 1908 to Marion and Jenny Childers Daw. Mr. Daw worked for Air – Maze Aircraft Sheet Metal. Three brothers, John Daw, Jim Daw, and Tom Daw, and one sister Edna all preceded him in death.
Survivors include, his wife, Mary Daw, one daughter, Barbara Johnson of Mobile; two sons, George David Daw of Atmore; A.L. Louie Simmons (Melissa) of Atmore; seven grandchildren, Karen Rice, Ricky Daw, David Paul Daw, Louie Issac Simmons, Sara Simmons, Mark Simmons, and Jeremy Johnson, four great grandchildren, Alex Rice Jordlyn Rice, Joshua Daw, and Nichol Daw.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007 from the Johnson – Quimby Funeral Home with Rev. J.T. Guyton and Rev. John Moseley officiating. Burial followed at Sardis cemetery in Wawbeek. Family received friends from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 at Johnson – Quimby Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Lonnie Simmons, Robert Knowles, Ricky Daw, David Paul Daw, Joshua Daw, and Alex Rice.
Johnson – Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Shirley Jean George
ATMORE – Ms. Shirley Jean George, 69, of Atmore died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2007 at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. She has attended Escambia County Training School in Atmore and she was a homemaker.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, her son Joseph. K. Brown of Atmore; one sister, Bessie Mae (Joe Richard) Hill of Atmore; brothers, David (Emma) Brown of Walnut Hill, Fla.; and Roosevelt Brown, Freddie (Shelby) Brown and Sylvester (Shirley) Brown all of Atmore; and 2 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007 at the Jones Street Holiness Church in Atmore with Bishop Willie L. Williams officiating. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery. Her remains will lie instate at the church one hour prior to the funeral service.
Turner Funeral chapel, LLC of Atmore directing.
John Edward Jeter
ATMORE- Mr. John Edward Jeter, 57, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007.
Mr. Jeter was a native of Atmore and a resident of Uriah for the past 35 years and attended the Baptist Church. His father, Joe Jeter, a brother Danny Jeter, and his step father, Willard Cumbie all preceded him in death.
Survivors include, three sons, John Edwin "Bubba" Jeter Jr., of Uriah; James Edwin Morris of Nokomis; and Mickey D. Hamilton of Atmore; two daughters, Jenelle Lynn Jeter of Flomaton; and Samantha Jane Jeter of Huxford; 18 grandchildren; two great grandchildren, a brother, Earl Jeter of Atmore; and four sisters, Sherry Buckhault of Little Rock; Cheryl Matthews of Repton; Marilyn Peavy of Uriah; and Patsy Taylor of Excel.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at the Petty – Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Charles McGhee and Rev. Mark Whittington officiating.
Burial will follow at the Lindsey cemetery.
Visitation was held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007 at the Petty – Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Quinton Peavy, Larry Peavy, Todd Jeter, Blaine Jeter, Bubba Jeter, and Wesley Tuberville.
Honorary pallbearer will be James Morris.
ROBINSONVILLE – Mrs. Aggie McKinley, 84, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007 at a local hospital.
Mrs. McKinley was a native of Repton, and a resident of Robinsonville for most of her life, a loving mother, and grandmother, and attended the Robinsonville Baptist Church. Her husband, Fred McKinley and three infant children all preceded her in death.
Survivors include, two sons, Henry (Helen) McKinley of Robinsonville; and Fred (Voncille) McKinley, Jr., of Defuniak Springs; her daughter, Estelle (Jack) Hinote of Bay Minette; six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and a sister, Margie Taylor of Saraland.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at 10 a.m. at the Petty -Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Burley officiating.
Burial will follow at the Canoe Freewill cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Petty -Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.
ATMORE – Charles Nelson, 65, of Atmore died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 at Atmore Community Hospital.
Services will be announced by Turner Funeral Chapel.
Pauline Hollis Ward
ATMORE – Mrs. Pauline Hollis Ward, 80, passed away on Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 in Atmore.
She was born Dec. 23, 1927 in Gadsden, moved back to Florida in 1946, was employed at Bratt School cafeteria where she retired and had lived in Atmore for a number of years. Her parents, Albert and Lena Hollis, her husband, Mack Ward and a brother, Hoyt Hollis all preceded her in death.
Survivors include, her step son, Lamar Ward and two sisters, Virginia Grahm of Ocoee, Fla.; and Sue Hendrix of Ecorse, Miss.
Pauline dedicated her body to U.S.A. Medical Center for research.
A memorial service will be held today, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007 at 1 p.m. at the New Home Apostolic Church on County Road 14 with Rev. Steve Breceda officiating.
Elton B. "Elsie" Wright
ATMORE – Ms. Elton B. "Elsie" Wright – Grant, 69 of Atmore died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007 at her residence in Atmore. She was a member of the Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, her daughter, Patricia A. Perkins – Sharp of Atmore; one brother, Samuel L. Wright Jr. of Alton, Ill.; five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2007 at the Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church in Atmore with Rev. Joe L. Hayes, pastor officiating. Interment will be in Fairview cemetery. Her remains lied instate at the church one hour prior to funeral service.
Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC of Atmore directed the funeral.