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Published 6:50 am Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Farrish Manning Jr.
MONROEVILLE - Farrish Manning Jr., 68, of Monroeville, died Friday, May 30, 2008 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital in Mobile.
He was born on Jan. 7, 1940 in Monroeville. He graduated from Monroe County High School and attended John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science in Nashville, Tenn. He was part owner of Johnson’s Funeral Home where he had worked for the past 53 years. He and his wife owned Flowers By Barbara and Johnson’s Flower Shop in Monroeville. He was also part owner of Granite Sales Monument Company. He served Monroe County as County Coroner for more than 38 years. He was the founder and long time member of the Caledonia Hilton Hunting Club in McWilliams.
His parents, Farrish Manning Sr. and Edna Rae Manning preceded him in death.
He is survived by, his wife, Barbara J. Manning of Monroeville; one son, Mark (Jamie) Manning of Brewton; two grandchildren, Jones and Morgan Manning of Brewton and one sister, Carolyn Manning of Evergreen.
Visitation was held from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Johnson Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne McMillan and the Rev. Glen Eubanks officiating. Interment followed in Pineville cemetery. Pallbearers were Johnny Johnson, Randy McDonald, Sonny Cobb, Billy Jones, Max Jones and Mike Floyd. Honorary pallbearers were the member of the Caledonia Hilton Hunting Club. Farrish Manning has served many families of Monroe County through the years and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.
Judy Ann Qualls Ellsworth
URIAH - Mrs. Judy Ann Qualls Ellsworth, 56, passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2008 at a local hospital.
Mrs. Ellsworth was a native of Mobile, a resident of Uriah and attended the Uriah United Methodist Church. She would sit with the elderly and was a very generous and loving person.
Her father, Juby Qualls preceded her in death.
Survivors include, her husband, Roy Edward Ellsworth Sr. of Uriah; two sons, Shane Ellsworth of Bay Minette and Bryan Ellsworth of Robertsdale; a daughter, Tami Ellsworth of Mobile; her mother, Marilyn Qualls of Uriah; a brother, Joey Qualls of Uriah; two sisters, Melissa Dean of Daphne and Cindy Brown of Monroeville; six grandchildren; four step grandchildren and eight step great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2008 at the Perry-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with president Greg Allbritton officiating. Burial followed at Poplar Springs cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2008 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Christopher Ellsworth, Alex Ellsworth, John Brown, Justin Smith, Jeremy Downey and Timbo Tuberville.
Petty Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.
Mancel Elie Tedder
CENTURY, Fla. - Mr. Mancel Elie Tedder, 80, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2008 in Century, Fla.
Mr. Tedder was a native of Jay, Fla., a resident of Byrneville, Fla. since 1938, a veteran of WWII, a carpenter by trade and attended the Holiness church.
Survivors include, the mother of his children, Ruby Tedder of Byrneville, Fla.; three sons, Mancel Ray Tedder of Byrneville, Fla., the Rev. Ricky and Tina Tedder of Milton, Fla. and Kenneth Tedder of Jay, Fla.; two daughters, Jackie Lambert of Byrneville, Fla. and Tina and Gerald Shearer of Port St. Joe, Fla.; 11 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and his half sister, Mandy Green of Rome, Ga.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Lee and the Rev. Ricky Tedder officiating. Burial followed at Byrneville cemetery. Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Rick Tedder, Travis Tedder, Rocky Lee, Lomax Wallace, Paul Fain, John Hoyt, Brad Odom and Elery Tedder.