James Coleman Fuqua

Published 11:15 am Tuesday, February 24, 2015

James Coleman Fuqua, 18, of Brewton, passed away Saturday night, Feb. 21, 2015, in Pensacola, Fla., after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a native and life long resident of Brewton.

He was a member of the Bethel Mennonite Church, attended W.S. Neal School before enrolling at Escambia Academy where he played football and was on the weight lifting Team. He was a member of the graduating class of 2015.

He is survived by his mother, Jean Joyner Fuqua of Brewton; an aunt, Sara Owens Phenix City; cousins, Cody Owens, Heath Owens, and Shannon Odom; special friends, Todd White, Kriss White, Cade White, Will Hendrix, Blaklee Hendrix, coach Hugh Fountain and many friends and classmates.

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He was preceded in death by his father, James Earl “Fuzz” Fuqua; and his grandparents, Coleman and Ethel Fuqua.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Brewton.

Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday afternoon, Feb. 26, at 2 p.m. at Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Kemp officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery in Brewton, with Williams Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Brewton directing.