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Lynwood “Jackie” Sims
ATMORE - Lynwood “Jackie” Sims, 68, of Atmore died Thursday, April 3, 2008 in Mobile.
He was a longtime insurance agent for 17 years, born March 20, 1940 in Century, Fla. to the late James Leonard and Lois Day Sims. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Atmore. He was loved by all his family and friends and will be missed greatly.
Survivors include, one daughter, Daphne L. Cook and husband Jeffery W. of Daphne; three brothers, Larry Sims of Huxford, Jimmy Sims of Spanish Fort and Johnny Smith of Atmore; two sisters, Deborah Rowell of Atmore and Cheryl Snider of Bay Minette; four grandchildren, Katlyn E. Sims, Megan K. Sims, Nathan J. Cook and Broxton Cook.
Services were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2008 from the First Presbyterian Church of Atmore with the Rev. Jim Thorpe officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Wendell Elcher, James Mason, Scott Sharpless, Levi Smith and Josh Johnson. Family received friends from 1 p.m. until service time Saturday, April 5, 2008 at the First Presbyterian Church of Atmore.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital at P.O. Box 1999 Memphis, Tenn. 38101.
Patricia Ann Wooten Singleton
ATMORE - Patricia Ann Wooten Singleton, 64, died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at her residence.
She was self-employed as a house cleaner, born in Escambia County on Nov. 4, 1943 to the late Jasper Franklin and Lilla MClinton Wooten. She was a member of Robinsonville Baptist Church.
Survivors include, three sons, Tyron Singleton of Louisville, Ky., Tim Singleton of Fort Worth, Texas and Sam Singleton of Monroeville; one daughter, Cindy Freeman of Atmore; two brothers, Buford Wooten and Clark Wooten, both of Atmore; two sisters, Adelene Rinehart of Canoe and Jean Pennington of Bratt, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Valorie Jones of Try, Stephanie Freeman of Canoe, Amber Singleton of Pittsburgh, Pa., Tyler Singleton and Tyson Singleton of Louisville, Ky., Austin Singleton and Zack Singleton of Fort Worth, Texas and Nick Ikner and Shawn Ikner of Atmore; one great grandson Michael Jones of Troy and Carly Boutwell of Canoe.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 3, 2008 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Chris Pruitt and Bro. Mike McMorris officiating. Interment will follow on Robinsonville Baptist cemetery. Pallbearers were Nathan Martin, Charles Stark, David Smith, Billy Branum, Leon Crawford and Joe McMullen. Family received friends Thursday, April 3, 2008 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Hospice at 311 D’Olive Street Bay Minette 36507.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.
James Gayron Booker
GOODWAY - Mr. James Gayron Booker, 80, of Goodway died Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital in Mobile. He was a native and lifelong resident of Goodway and had been a farmer. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include, his wife, Juliette Booker of Goodway; one daughter, Glenda Prewett of Atmore; two sisters, Emogene Murphy of Goodway and Genivieve Coley of Pensacola, Fla.; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home. Funeral services began at 2 p.m. in the Chapel with the Rev. Steve Dunn and the Rev. Ron Davis officiating. Interment followed at the Sowell Old Field cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Donations may be made to the Goodway Baptist Church Youth Ministry, 334 Main St. Frisco City, 36445.
Joe Lee Williams
DAPHNE - Mr. Joe Lee Williams, 65, of Daphne, formerly of Atmore, died Saturday, March 29, 2008 at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. He was a native of Atmore (Freemanville Community) and graduated from Escambia County Training School in 1959. He was retired from Scott’s Paper Co in Mobile and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Daphne.
His parents, Autry and Aline Williams; brothers, Leo Williams, Virgil Peoples and James “SON” Williams and sisters, Ollie M. Barnes and Geneva Rivers preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories, his wife, Ellen b. Williams of Daphne; one daughter, Karen Lynn (Caruso) Lamar of West Palm Beach, Fla.; two sons, Erold Andre Williams of Mobile and Anthony Quinn (Regina) Williams of Daphne; two sisters, Juanita Hubbert of Thomasville and Idell (Robert) Longmire of Atmore; three brothers, Leroy (Minnie) Williams of Atmore, Herman (Barbara) Williams of Detroit, Mich. and Willie Fred (Constance) Williams of Tacoma, Wash.; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 4, 2008 at the New Order Missionary Baptist Church in Atmore (Freemanville Community) with the Rev. Alfonzia Williams officiating and Bishop Willie L. Williams, gracious host. There will be no public viewing. Interment will be held in the Williams Family cemetery (Jack Springs Road) in Atmore with Turner Funeral Chapel, LLC of Atmore directing.
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