Obituaries for Wed., Oct. 21, 2015

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Lillian Marie Moye

Lillian Marie Moye, 86, of Atmore, passed away on Tues., Oct.13, 2015, at her residence.

She was a homemaker, born in Jasper on Jan. 8, 1929. She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.

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She is preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Moye, and a son, Douglas Moye.

Survivors are two sons, Wiley Moye and Robert Earl (Jenny) Moye, all of Atmore; five grandchildren, Kimberly Hudson, Steven Moye, Wayne Moye, Craig Moye and Chris Moye; and a host of great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Oct. 16, 2015, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Earl Greene officiating. Interment will follow in Sardis Baptist Cemetery.

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

Amari Montez Dailey

Baby Amari Montez Dailey went to his heavenly home on Wed., Oct. 14, 2015.

He was born on Oct. 8, 2015.

He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Laura Shavers; and uncle, Dylan Barnhill.

He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Dashia Shavers and Roddarius Dailey; one sister, India Snowden; grandparents, William (Jessica) Shavers, Latonya Morgan of Atmore, Nick Graves of Bay Minette; great-grandparents, Debra (Marvin) Lawson and Aurelia Morgan, both of Atmore; two aunts, Naja Shavers and Teressa Barnhill, both of Atmore; four uncles, Fredrick Barnhill, Bryson Barnhill, Jaquan Morgan and Dangelo Parker, Jr.; two great-aunts, Crystal Felder of Atmore and Gloria (Bruce) Lacy of Mobile; four great-uncles, Darryl Felder, Tony Shavers Sr. and James Shavers, all of Atmore and Forrest Felder of Mississippi; and other relatives, close family and friends.

Funeral services will be held today, Wed., Oct. 21, 2105 at 1 p.m. from Mayberry Funeral Home.

Dewey Leroy McGhee

Dewey Leroy McGhee, 72, of Poarch, passed away on Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, at his residence.

He was an installer with Tele-Communication, retired from AT&T in 1995 after 35 years of service, and during that time he served on the Tribal Council from 1973-1979 and 1985-1986. He also was contracted out with Lucent Technologies, where he worked overseas. He was born on Nov. 7, 1942, in Poarch, to the late Chief Calvin William and Joyce Ingram McGhee.

He is preceded in death by brothers, Roy McGhee, Curtis McGhee, Julius Frank McGhee and

Houston McGhee; and a granddaughter, Feather Marie McGhee.

Survivors are his wife, Olivette McGhee of Poarch; sons and daughters, Calvin Lynn

(Patsy) McGhee of Atmore, Althea McGhee (Frankie) Bell of Atmore, William

Tyler (Cynthia) McGhee of Burke, Va., Natasha McGhee (Aubrey) Rolin of Atmore; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Absher serving as officiant. Interment followed in New Home Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Thunder McGhee, Brent Bell, Kyler McGlothren, Kyle Bennett, James T. Martin and Phillip Martin. Honorary Pallbearers were Buck Smith, Kent McGhee, Mickey Wilson, Glen Barrington, Terry Hupp and Bruce Vickery.

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

Seila Montgomery Arrington

Seila Montgomery Arrington was born the second of nine children to Joseph (J.P.) Montgomery and Maggie Pierce Montgomery on Jan. 28, 1920, in Beatrice. She was affectionately known by all as “Sister” and departed this life on Fri., Oct. 16, 2015, at her home in Poarch surrounded by family and friends.

She confessed Christ at an early age. Throughout her life, she and her devoted husband, Ellis Arrington, influenced, educated and motivated scores in the community to follow Christ. Sister was one of the founders of Faith Tabernacle Church, where we gather today for her Sunset Service. She later became a faithful member of Church of God of Prophecy in Poarch with her husband, where she served until the time that her health began to fail. Even with health issues, she continued to praise the Lord through songs and reading her Bible daily. Sister was an avid reader and historian.

She graduated from Escambia County Training School and subsequently attended Miles College in Birmingham, majoring in Elementary Education and Home Economics.

Everyone knew her for her creative and delicious cooking, quilting, hat making and tailoring skills. She was always a fancy dresser and loved her hats. Sister was also a great animal lover and raised a variety of animals on the farm she passionately attended.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, George, Joe Malcolm, Enoch, James David and Eddie Farrar; and a sister, Robbie Snyder.

She leaves two sisters, Lois Smith (caregiver) and Maggie Richardson of Seaside, Calif.; devoted nieces, Brenda Jemal of Westfield, N.J., Sibyl Mayes of Bristow, Va. and Robbie Montgomery of Atmore; nephews, Robert Snyder of Auburn, Joseph Richardson of Vallejo, Calif. and William “Tascal” Snyder of Lorton, Va.; and many, many more nieces and nephews; devoted cousins, Joe and Doratha Pierce; and loving friends/neighbors, Jeff and Jodie Rolin, Jessica Lawson and Margaret Hudson, her dedicated professional caregiver of over 20 years.

Services will be held tomorrow, Thurs., Oct. 22, 2015, at Faith Tabernacle at 11 a.m. followed by interment at the Pierce Family Cemetery on Atmosphere Road in Poarch. Christian Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vivian Olene Evers Fountain

Vivian Olene Evers Fountain, 86, of Canoe, passed away on Oct. 12, 2015, in Pensacola, Fla.

She was born on Aug. 30, 1929, in Robinsonville, to the late James “Louis” and Nellie Daw Evers.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Earl Evers; husband, Robert “Bob” Wilson Fountain; and a son in law, Merrill Ledford. She was a member of First Assembly of God in Atmore.

She is survived by her sons, Kenneth (Wanda) Fountain of Frisco City, Dudley (Sheila) Fountain of Canoe, Glenn (Debbie) Fountain of Canoe and Tony (Sherry) Fountain of Spanish Fort; her daughters, Sybil (Leonard) Sowell of Loganville, Ga., Brenda (Paul) Metts of Robinsonville and Wanda Ledford of Canoe; one brother, Wilber (Lois) Evers of Bay Minette; two sisters, Thelma Marshall of Canoe and Pearl Falls of Live Oak, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Oct. 15, 2015 from the First Assembly of God in Atmore, with Bro. Don Davis and the Rev. Wanda Fountain officiating. Burial followed in Hall Cemetery in Canoe.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was is in charge of arrangements.

William M. “Bill” Brown Sr.

William M. “Bill” Brown Sr., 86, of Atmore passed away on Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, in Atmore.

He was a retired Cattlemen/Farmer born in Evergreen on Nov. 10, 1928, to the late Benjamin Horace and Carrie Elizabeth Rabon Brown. He was past president of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Atmore.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette P. Brown; and a son, William M. “Billy” Brown, Jr.

Survivors are three sons, James M. “Jimmy” (Chelle) Brown of Atmore, Richard (Donna) Brown of Birmingham and Gary (Linda) Brown of Warrior; two sisters, Sara (Ken) Pressley of Montgomery and Margie Evans of Evergreen; six grandchildren, Josh, Jessie, Megan, Dakota, Beth and C.J.; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be tomorrow, Thurs., Oct. 22, 2015, at 2 p.m. from the First Baptist Church of

Atmore with the Rev. Arnold Hendrix officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends today, Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral

Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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