Obituaries for Wed., Aug. 17, 2016

Published 5:49 pm Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Callie Mae Shaw

Mrs. Callie Mae Shaw, 99, of Flomaton, passed away on Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, at Jay Hospital in Jay, Fla.

She was a native of Robinsonville and a member of the Flomaton community for 31 years coming from Byrneville, Fla. She was a homemaker and a member of Catawba Springs Baptist Church.

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She is survived by her son, Joe Kenneth (Ronda) Shaw of Stockton; her daughter, Alice Faye Chavers of Flomaton; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Visitation was held on Aug.14, 2016, at Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services were held on Aug.15 from Flomaton Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Edwards serving as officiant.

Interment followed at Godwin Cemetery in Bratt, Fla.

Pallbearers were Johnathan Chavers, Daniel Chavers, Christopher Chavers, Mike Turner, Burt Turner and Hunter Williams.

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Flomaton Funeral Home directed the service.

Ethel Lee McKenzie

Mrs. Ethel Lee McKenzie, 85, of Atmore, entered her heavenly mansion in the early morning hours on Aug. 9, 2016, while at her earthly residence.

A native of Evergreen (Conecuh Co.), she moved to Atmore at a young age and attended Escambia County School. She spent her years as a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and working in her flowers and had been an Eastern Star. She was a long time member of Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, where she sang in the Senior Choir and attended Sunday School.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Cleve McKenzie Sr.; her parents, Regenial and Beatrice Crosby; her sister, Earsie Cooks; and her brother, Wilbert Crosby.

Those left to cherish her memories and keep her legacy going are her two daughters, Lula (Eddie) Bullard and Patricia McKenzie, all of Atmore; five sons, Jerome, Cleve Jr. (Mildred), Michael, Kenneth and Donald Ray McKenzie, all of Atmore; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Aug.13, 2016, from Second Mt. Triumph Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe L. Hayes, pastor and eulogist; and Bishop Willie L. Williams, as presider. Retirement of her remains was in Stallworth Cemetery with TURNER FUNERAL CHAPEL LLC directing.

Fred Sherman Salter Jr.

Mr. Fred Sherman Salter Jr., 51, passed away on Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, in Brewton.

He was a native and life long resident of Brewton. He was a graduate of the University of Alabama, received his master’s degree at the University of South Alabama, was church pianist, member of the Pineview Pentecostal Holiness Church and an avid diver.

He is preceded in death by his father, Fred S. Salter Sr.

He is survived by his mother, Dr. Frances Delaine Salter of Atmore; wife, Teresa Ann Salter of Brewton; one son, Stephen Salter of Brewton; one daughter, Ashley Salter (Jeremy) Hudson of Atmore; and four grandchildren, Trevor Nall, Jordan Salter, Isabella Hudson and Alex Hudson.

Funeral services were held Aug. 14, 2016, from the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. James Peacock officiating.

Burial followed at the Green Acres Cemetery.

Visitation was held Aug. 13 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Kevin Crawford, Michael Roley, Jonah Pate, David Chavers, Andrew Chavers, Jeremy Hudson, Jacob Newton and Chris Hughes.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.

Joseph Salvador De Seno

Joseph Salvador De Seno, 72, of Atmore, passed away on Aug. 9, 2016.

He was born on Dec. 11, 1943, in Mobile, to the late John S. and Ruth Welsh De Seno. He served in the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife, Ronee De Seno of Atmore; three sons, Shawn Mark (Sara) of Lillian, Mason Barett (Tabitha) Frazier of Birmingham and Joseph Carson De Seno, of Atmore; one daughter, Bethany De Seno (Neal) Tindol of Enterprise; his siblings, Daivd Turner, Pat Maine, Debbie Roberson and Diane Van Dusen, all of Florida; and nine grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Aug. 13, 2016, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Eddie Seales officiating. The family received friends until service time from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Lymphoma Research Foundation (

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.