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Obituaries for Wed., Sept. 28, 2016

Anthony Buford “Shug” McKenzie

Mr. Anthony Buford “SHUG” McKenzie, 65, of Carlsbad, N.M., formerly of Atmore died on Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, at University of New Mexico Medical Center in Albuquerque.
A native of Atmore, he was a 1969 graduate of Escambia County Training School, where he was athletic playing football and basketball. After graduating, he attended Jefferson Davis Community College and then Reid State Technical College, where he received certification in air conditioning and refrigeration repair.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenza and Mary E. McKenzie; and two brothers, James Otis Hall and Richard McKenzie.
Those left to cherish memories of his life are his children, Christopher (Bonnie) McKenzie of Carlsbad, N.M., D’Wanna (Randy) Randolph of Detroit, Mich., Asia (Sudan) Muhammad of Rio Ranch, N.M. and a bonus daughter, Ericka Canty of Sterling Heights, Mich.; mother of his children, Patricia McKenzie; his sister, Mary Louise Pasley of Montgomery; one brother, Quintin (Barbara) McKenzie of Jersey City, N.J.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, from Gaines Chapel AME Church in Atmore with Min. Peggy Jones, eulogist, and the Rev. Amos Smith as host pastor. Turner Funeral Chapel LLC directed.

Donna Macks Mooney

Donna Macks Mooney, 51, of Oak Grove, Fla., passed away Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016, in Mobile.

She is preceded in death by her grandmothers, Mary Lee Hill, Bessie Macks and Sylvia Macks; grandfather, Earnest Macks Sr.; and one stepbrother, Kevin Johnson.

She was employed with Wind Creek Casino.

She is survived by her husband, Richard Mooney of Oak Grove; her mother, Sarah (Julian) Johnson of Atmore; father, Earnest Macks Jr. of Atmore; her four children, Wendy Johnson, Leslie Macks, Kayla Macks and Cody Mooney all of Oak Grove; one sister, Deborah (Ricky) Wasdin of McCullough; one brother, David (Becky) Macks of Perdido; eight grandchildren, Trayton, Skyla, Tava, Blake, Kyleigh, Tyler, Aubrey and Colton; and several nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers were Jake Wasdin, Cameron Macks, Ryan Carter, Hunter Carter, Robert Crawford and John Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were her grandsons Blake Macks and Trayton Boutwell.

Funeral services were held Sept. 26, 2016, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Pate officiating. Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visitation was held Sept. 25, 2016, at the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Evelyn Parker Sellers

Evelyn Parker Sellers, 92, of Atmore passed away on Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016, in Atmore.

She was employed at The Greater Fair, born on March 4, 1924, in Pike County to the late Jessie and Rosa Bell Mobley Maughon. She was a longtime member of Brooks Memorial Church.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Roy H. Parker and Author M. Sellers Jr.; a son, Billy Roy Parker; brothers, Robert Maughon, Jessie S. Maughon Jr. and Malcolm Maughon; and sisters, Elna Hagewood and Grace McCoy.

Survivors are three sons, Mickey (Sue) Parker, Mark Parker and Mike Parker, all of

Atmore; grandchildren, Amanda Brown, Julie Luker, Katie Linam, Jesie Parker, Jake Parker, Quinten Parker, Connie Alexander, Tony Wheeler and Pete Wheeler; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services were held on Sept. 26, 2016, from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mike Grindle and Bro. Robert Heard officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were men of Brooks Memorial Baptist Church.

Family received friends Sept. 25, 2016 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

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

 

Genevieve Barlow Bell

Genevieve Barlow Bell, 89, of Century, Fla., passed away Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, at her residence.

She was born April 19, 1927, in Escambia County, Fla. to the late Walter and Annie Pace Barlow. She attended Fretwell Tabernacle Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Philip Michael Bell Sr.; brothers, Pee Joe Barlow and Floyd Barlow; and one sister, Edith Ortego.

She had worked at Vanity Fair in Atmore, and the Bag Plant in Cantonment, Fla.

She is survived by five sisters, Margaret (Larson) Bryars of Perdidio, Judy Rathsack of Atmore, Diane (Terry) Elkins of Atmore, Debbie Barlow of Walnut Hill, Fla. and Theresa Barlow of Flomaton; a sister in law, Jackie Barlow; her four brothers, Walter “Tobe” (Bobbie) Barlow of Texas, James Barlow of Louisiana, Donald Barlow of Walnut Hill and Frank Barlow of Nokomis; grandchildren, Anna (Ed Henderson) Bell and Philip Michael (Heather) Bell Jr.; great-grandchildren, Devin (Allyson), Brendan, Trey, Madicyn and C.J.; and great-great grandchildren, Waylon and Summer.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016, at 10 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brain Calhoun and Bro. Wilbur “Gam” Graves officating. Burial will follow in Hollywood Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Philip Bell, Devin Bell, Waylon Bell, Trey Bell, Brendan Bell, C.J. Bell, Madicyn Bell and River Calloway.

Visitation will be held today, Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

Henry Lee “Blue” Willis

Henry Lee “Blue” Willis, born Nov. 22, 1951, died Sept. 23, 2016.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, and funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 1, 2016.

Christian Memorial Funeral Home will be handling arrangements.

 

Hubert Lee “Buddy” Bryars

Mr. Hubert Lee “Buddy” Bryars, 72, passed away on Thurs., Sept. 22, 2016, in Bay Minette.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Bay Minette. He was a retired Pulpwooder/Earl Forestry Products. He attended the Fretwell Tabernacle Holiness Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Syble Bryars; son, Don Bryars; and a sister, Barbara Davis.

He is survived by his two daughters, Shelia Edwards of Monroeville and Tammy Kerr of Houston, Texas; two brothers, Mason Bryars of Perdido and Ronnie Bryars of Bay Minette; three sisters, Judy Welch of Bay Minette, Mazie Thompson of Plantersville, Texas and Paulette Bass of Bay Minette; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Mon., Sept. 26, 2016 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating.

Burial followed at Bryars-McGill Cemetery.

Visitation was held Sept. 25, 2016, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Michael Thompson, Patrick Bryars, Bill Caraway, William Davis, Jason Brown, Rufus Thompson Jr., Wes Cook and Everette Andrews.

Honorary pallbearers were Stoney Shivers, Tim Caraway and Ricky McGhee.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bryars-McGill Cemetery.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC in charge of all arrangement

 

Julia Ernestine Miniard

Julia Ernestine Miniard, 93, of Spanish Fort, passed away Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, in Daphne.

She was born on May 6, 1923, in Red Level to the late Julian C. and Nancy Viola Nall Ingram. She was co-owner of Southland Broadcasting and a member of First United Methodist Church of Atmore. She lived in Atmore for many years until February 2008, when she moved to Westminster Village in Spanish Fort.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Tom Miniard; two brothers, Vernon C. Ingram

and Lomax Ingram.

Survivors are two sons, Larry Thomas (Myra) Miniard of Daphne and Donald Phillip

(Martha) Miniard of Clearwater, Fla.; one brother, James (Wilma) Ingram of Red Level; one sister, Eleanor Pitts of Red Level; five grandchildren, Brandi, Sherri, Robert, Sarah and Michael; two great-grandchildren, Raygan and Leigh Anne; and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services were held at Tues., Sept. 27, 2016, from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Debora Bishop officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Family received friends Sept. 27 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to “More Than Bricks” at First United Methodist Church.

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

 

Leo Harris

Mr. Leo Harris, 80, passed away on Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, in Atmore.

He was a native of Little River and a resident of Atmore for most of his life. He drove for Scott Paper Co., Kimberly Clark, Alabama Tank and Swift. He is of the Church of God Faith.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Verna Mae Harrison Harris; a daughter, Janice Marie Harris; two brothers, Willie and Johnny Harris; three sisters, Cleo Harris, Bertha Adams and Jannie Toler; and parents, John and Eliza Harris.

He is survived by a son, Jerry (Diane) Harris of Stockton; two daughters, Tammy Harris of Molino, Fla. and Judy Harris of Atmore; two sisters, Ida Hall of Atmore and Lillian “Bounce” Weekley of Perdido; four grandchildren, Krystal Brakeman of Decatur, Heather Moize of Cantonment, Fla., Daniel Pierce of Molino, Fla. and Tyler Harris of Jay, Fla.; and one great-grandchild, Scarlet Moize.

Funeral services were held Sept. 27, 2016 from the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. David Harrison officiating.

Burial followed at the Serenity Garden Cemetery.

Visitation was held Sept. 26 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Floyd Harris, Daniel Harris, Ronnie Hall, Freddie Weekley, Daniel Pierce and Bobby Harrison.

Honorary pallbearers were Roger Purefoy, Mike Howle and Lenson Bethea.

Special thanks to Regina, Connie, Kriss and Judy with Covenant Hospice.

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

 

Marshall Wayne “Tom” Wall Sr.

Marshall Wayne “Tom” Wall Sr., 78, of Atmore, passed away on Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, in Mobile.

He was a carpenter, born in McCullough on March 15, 1938, to the late William Allen and Nola Lassitter Wall.

He is preceded in death by a son, Charles William “Bill” Wall; a sister, Irma “Totsy” Dannelley; and a brother, Edward Earl “Red” Wall.

Survivors are a son, Marshall Wayne (Tara) Wall II of McCullough; a daughter, Casey (Casey) Orem of Dyas; three brothers, Gilbert “Coot” (Earlene) Wall, James “Pender” (Katherine) Wall, all of McCullough and John Raymond (Quida) Wall of Nokomis; two sisters, Georgia Driskell of McCullough and Ruth Ann (Leroy) Tullis  of Nokomis; grandchildren, Skyla Braddock and Marshall Wayne Wall III; and a great-grandchild, Guilianna Ipilito.

Services will be held at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel.

Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. service time Sept. 29, 2016, at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home

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

 

The Rev. Curtis L. Englebert

The Rev. Curtis L. Englebert, 81, of Dora, passed away on Sun., Sept. 25, 2016, at V.A. Medical Center in Birmingham.

He was a member of the Twilleytown Church of God of Prophecy, a licensed minister of The Church of God of Prophecy and a U.S. Navy Veteran.

A funeral service will be today, Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, at 11 a.m. from Twilleytown Church of God of Prophecy. Burial will follow at Shanghi Cemetery. The Rev. Don Stanton and Bishop L.V. Jones will officiate. Visitation was held Sept. 27 and will be today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Twilleytown Church of God of Prophecy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. and Golden D. Englebert; and brothers, John “Finkle” Englebert, Joseph Englebert, George “Pujam” Englebert, Clarence Englebert, Robert Hughey Englebert and baby, Englebert.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Christine J. Englebert; children, Austin (Elisé) Englebert, George (Kathy) Englebert, Debra “Dee Dee” (Gary) Eason and Timothy (Jennifer) Englebert; grandchildren, Kristina (Anthony) Smith, William Englebert, Cameron Englebert, Gabrielle Englebert, Keith (Tasha) Johnson, Kayla (Lee) Johnson, Greg Englebert and Katie Englebert; five great-grandchildren; and sisters, Martha Humber, Patricia (Joe) Hebert and Bonnie Englebert.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made payable to Twilleytown Church of God of Prophecy for Global Missions at P.O. Box 128 Quinton, AL 35130.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.newhorizonmemorial.com

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home is directing. Contact the funeral home at 205-648-2323.

William G. Hill

Mr. William G. Hill, 76, passed away on Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, in Flomaton.

He was a native of Sylvester, Ga., and has resided in Flomaton for the past 30 years. He was retired from the Alabama State Corrections System, was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association and Unity Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Judy Hill; parents, Emmett and Quida Hill; and a brother, James Jimmy Hill.

He is survived by his two sons, Donald Hill of Fort White, Fla. and Brian Hill of Brunson, Fla.; five daughters, Linda Douglas of Fort White, Debra Hill of Brunson, Tonya Black of Walnut Hill, Fla., Tasha Hill of Flomaton and Sonya Hill of Pennsylvania; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 23, 2016, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Al Bethea officiating.

Visitation was held Sept. 22 from the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Jeremiah Walston, Brandon Sutton, Chad Cook, Derrek Price, Cody Pridgen and Caleb Sutton.

Honorary pallbearers were Dakota Sutton and Brayden Sutton.

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