Obituaries for Wed., Jan. 6, 2016
Doris Almeda Stallworth-Barron
Mrs. Doris Almeda Stallworth – Barron, 84, of Anniston, formerly of Atmore, began her heavenly journey on Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, at the home of her daughter in Wyandance, N.Y.
A native of Garland and graduate of Conecuh County Training School, Mrs. Stallworth-Barron was a graduate of Alabama State University. She was a retired educator with over 34 years in education in New York and Alabama. She was involved in many educational organizations. She also was involved in various community and civic organizations, including president of the Alabama Democratic Conference, served as an Alabama Delegate at the National Democratic Convention and a Soror of Iota Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, George Stallworth and Walter Lee Barron; her parents, Henry L. and Hattie Bell Carter; and four siblings.
Those left to cherish memories of her life are her two daughters, Annette L. O’Ferrell and V. Yvonne Stallworth-Carter; granddaughter, Hattie (Craig) Fox; grandson, Michael V. O’Ferrell; one great-granddaughter; three sisters, Helen Armstrong, Myrtle Wallace and Ann Wells; a special daughter, Tisa M. Soto- Blocker; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Celebration of her life services will be held on Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, at New Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church with Ivy Beyond the Wall ceremony at 11:30 a.m. with Iota Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in charge, and a funeral service at noon with the Rev. Bennett as eulogist and the Rev. Harold Askew as host pastor. Retirement of her remains will be in Fairview Cemetery with Turner Funer Chapel, LLC. directing.
Betty June Lambeth
Mrs. Betty June Lambeth, 79, of Flomaton, passed away on Mon., Jan. 4, 2016, at her home.
Mrs. Lambeth was born in Frostproof, Fla., and was a lifelong resident of the Flomaton community, where she was retired after 30 years at Vanity Fair.
One of Mrs. Lambeth’s favorite past times was to shop. Mrs. Lambeth was a member of Allen Smith Holiness Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Emory and Mamie Waller Long; son, Kenny Lambeth; and sisters, Arrie Mae Palmer and Wanda Ellis.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Mr. Millard H. Lambeth of Flomaton; son, Ricky (Jodie) Lambeth of Flomaton; daughters, Darlene Lee of Flomaton and Charlotte Renee Smith of Flomaton; sister, Majorie Wingate of Frostproof; grandchildren, Hunter Lambeth, Stephen (Amanda) Waguespack, Jeremy Lee, Nicole (Josh) Barnes and Brian (Keri) Williamson; great-grandchildren, Seth, Peyton, Chad, Lillian, Domonic, Skye, Cody, Robert, River, Charlie Jo, Presley and Zack; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
Visitation will be held today, Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Thurs., Jan. 7, 2016, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. with Bro. Billy Gordon, Bro. Donnis Bowman and Bro. Andy Boutwell officiating.
Interment will follow in Boutwell-Lambeth Cemetery in Flomaton.
Pallbearers will be Randy Bagwell, Joseph Bagwell, Randy Lambeth, Jeremy Lee, Phillip Lambeth and Keith Holt.
Please share your memories and condolences with the family at http://www.flomatonfh.com/.
Ms. Eunice Gulley-Patterson, 76, of Atmore, answered the Master’s call peacefully at her residence on Sun., Dec. 27, 2015.
Once in Westbury, she worked as a dietician at Nassau Co. Medical Center for many years before retiring. After returning back to Atmore, Ms. Eunice joined Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Missionary Society.
In her leisure, she enjoyed baking and shopping.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Amanda Gulley, Sr.; her sister, Armella Watson; and her brother, Dan Gulley, Jr.
Those left to cherish memories are one daughter, Jacqueline Gulley of Atmore; one son, Jimmy (Brooke) Gulley of Fontana, Calif.; one sister, Elean Bryany of El Paso, Texas; one brother, Elvin (Barbara) Gulley of Atmore; six grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today, Wed., Jan. 6, 2016, at 11 a.m. from Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe L. Hayes, pastor, officiating. Inhumation will be in Lucius Cemetery with Turner Funeral Chapel LLC directing.
Isaac Johnson Sr.
Isaac Johnson Sr. was born on Oct. 31, 1955, and departed this life on Jan. 1, 2016, in a Mobile hospital. He was a longtime resident of Atmore.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Minnie Johnson; a sister, Shirley Beverly; and his oldest son, Isaac Johnson Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 40 years, Lynn Johnson; three daughters, Kimberly Bradley (Robert) of Cleveland, Ohio, abd Patricia Finklea and Ashley Johnson, both of Atmore; three sons, Mark Hall, Courtney Lucas and Isaac Johnson III, all of Atmore; three sisters, Pearlie Mae Shedron, Lunell (John) Redmond and Ceola (Hulbert) Coleman, all of Atmore; four brothers, Alfred (Delois) Johnson, Steve (Pam) Johnson, Randy (Annette) Johnson, all of Atmore and Winston (Jean) Johnson of New Jersey; 16 grandchildren; a step-grandson, Carmello Brown; a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation with the family will be on Tues., Jan. 12, 2016, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Mayberry Funeral Home. Services will be held on Wed., Jan. 13, 2016 at noon from Holy Community Church in Atmore with Apostle Nancy Cottrell, eulogist and Apostle Jimmie C. Wilson as host pastor. Interment will be held in Stallworth Cemetery. Mayberry Funeral Home will be directing.
James Stephen Fore
James Stephen Fore, 75, of Atmore, passed away on Wed., Dec. 30, 2015, in Atmore.
He was employed for Atmore Industries (Samco), and was born on Dec. 17, 1940 in Robinsonville to the late Edward Davison and Doskie Bozeman Fore. He also worked with Poarch Creek Indians Gaming in security. He was a member of the United Pentecostal Church of Atmore.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Willie Lois McGhee Fore; a brother, Earl Fore; and a sister, Nancy Miles.
Survivors are three sons, Cecil Ray (Jeanne) Corey of Poarch, Harold Glen (Debbie Heeres) Corey of Robinsonville and Edward “Eddie” Phillip (Cassie) Fore of Atmore; 30-plus foster children; two brothers, Edwin Fore of Robinsonville and Kenneth (Lori) Fore of Titusville, Fla.; grandsons, Caleb Corey and Cody (Lauren) Nall; granddaughters, Megan Lopez, Caitlyn, Corey, Leandra Corey, Parker Corey, Kaylen Fore and Kenzie Fore; great-grandchildren, Kendall Corey and Aurora Rosabell Lopez; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Services were held on Fri., Jan.1, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Derek Gobert, Sis. Mary Gibbs, the Rev. Steve Breceda and the Rev. Steve Pendelton officiating. Interment followed in New Home Cemetery at Poarch.
Family received friends on Jan.1, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until service time at 11:30 a.m.
Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Inc. was in charge of all arrangements.