Wilburn J. Macks

Published 2:40 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2010

ATMORE – Wilburn J. “Sponie” Macks, 86, of Atmore died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 in Atmore.

He was retired from St. Regis Paper Co. as an inspector, born in Conecuh County on Feb. 22, 1924 to the late Jim and Minnie Roland Macks. He was a WWII veteran and attended the First Assembly of God Church of Atmore.

A brother, Earnest Macks and two sisters, Mattie Lou Flowers and Ale Mae Bradford, preceded him in death.

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Survivors include two daughters, JoAnn Martin and Sue Gephart, both of Atmore; three grandchildren, Chris Smith, Kellie Lane and Stephanie Rosenbuam; eight great grandchildren and a very best friend, Grover Barnes, of Atmore.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Interment will follow in Deer Range Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Greg Martin, Chris Smith, John Nettles, Leslie Barnes, Brandon Smith and Shawn Lassiter.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening, Nov. 30, 2010 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of all arrangements.