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Published 10:26 am Sunday, July 13, 2008

By Staff
Myrties W. Edge
WALNUT HILL, Fla. - Myrties W. Edge, 91, of Walnut Hill, Fla. died Wednesday, July 2, 2008 at her residence.
She was retired from the Cotton Mill as a spinner, born in Randolph County on April 19, 1917 to the late Wyatt and Captola Yates Mickle.
Her husband, Marion Edge Sr. and one son, Richard W. Edge preceded her in death.
Survivors include, two sons, Don Edge (Doris) of Clayton and Marion Edge Jr. (Brenda) of Leesville, La.; one daughter, Joy McDaniel (Robert) Ward of Walnut Hill, Fla.; one brother, Charlie Mickle of Dadeville; one sister, Virginia Cavender of West Point, Ga. and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2008 in New Hope cemetery at Abanda. Family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2008 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.
Velma Pauline (Polly) Cole
ELISKA - Mrs. Velma Pauline (Polly) Cole, 78, of Eliska died Thursday, July 10, 2008 at the Mobile Infirmary Hospital. She was a native and lifelong resident of Monroe County. She had been a bus driver for the Monroe County school system and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Clayton Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #306 in Huxford.
She is survived by one son, Harold (Nancy) Cole of Monroeville; three daughters, Margaret Carol (James) Turk of Atmore, Marie (Bill) Marshall of Uriah and Becky (Steve) Cornelsion of Eliska; three sisters, Louise Byrd of Monroeville, Joyce Dunn of Rocky Hill and Jane Bell of Pensacola, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. today, July 13, 2008 at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Eliska. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 14, 2008 in the Church with the Rev. Pete Dunn officiating. Interment will immediately follow in the Eliska Community cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Linda Pavonne Robinson
ATMORE - Linda Pavonne Robinson, 89, of Atmore died Tuesday, July 8, 2008 in Atmore.
She was a retired bookkeeper, born in Pennsylvania on June 15, 1919 to the late Edward and Elizabeth Dandre Pavonne.
A son-in-law, Dr. Keith Ames Russell preceded her in death.
Survivors include, her husband, James E. Robinson; one son, Karl Robinson (Allison), all of Atmore; three daughters, Margaret Russell of San Antonio, Texas, Sherry Roberts (Michael) of Atlanta, Ga. and Kathy Heacock (Gary) of Talladega; 12 grandchildren, Keith Russell III, Kelly Russell Catella, Wade Russell, Elizabeth Russell, James Russell, Christopher Roberts, Stacey Roberts Stone, David Heacock, Daniel Heacock, Stephen Heacock, Justin Robinson and Pierce Robinson; five great grandchildren, Sofia Catella, Riccardo Catella, Robert Stone, Elizabeth Stone and Paul Russell.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 10, 2008 from the St. Roberts Bellarmine Catholic Church with Father Gordon Milstead officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill cemetery. Active pallbearers were, Justin Robinson, Pierce Robinson, Stephen Heacock, Christopher Roberts, Robert Stone, Elizabeth Russell and Stacey Stone. Family received friends from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.
Willie Pearl Williams-Thomas
ATMORE - Mrs. Willie Pearl Williams-Thomas was born April 28, 1929 to the late Jim and Katie Williams of Canoe. She made her transition from this life on Saturday, July 5, 2008. She was a member of First Mount Zion Baptist Church and later accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior. She was employed by LMN train station at an early age in Flomaton. She was loved by all who came in contact with her.
Her husband, Charley Thomas; two daughters, Dorothy Jean Williams and Annie Pearl Dixon; one step son, Charley “Hip” Thomas, four sisters, Rosie Dobbie, Irene Dobbie, Katie Lee Williams and Annie M. Williams; four brothers, Elliot Williams, Johnny Williams, Jesse Williams and Joe Williams; one niece, Katie May Williams and one granddaughter, Ciara Lowery preceded her in death.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories, six daughtersm Diane Thomas Hayes of Charlotte, N.C., Francis Frazier of Pensacola, Fla., Mittie Josephine Stallworth of Mobile, Cinderalla Thomas, Brenda Ann Thomas and Princess Ann Thomas Broughton, all of Century, Fla.; two sons, Alfonza William (Lynn) of Atmore; Charles James (Shirley) Williams of Houston, Texas; one brother, Richard (Doris) Williams of Detroit, Mich.; two stepdaughters, Sylvia (George) Moss of Madison, Wis. and Dorothy Grace of Bay St. Lois, Miss.; one stepson, Lewis Grace of Bay St. Louis, Miss. and a devoted nephew, William Jackson of Flomaton and one very special son-in-law, Bernard Dixon of Flomaton; 21 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

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