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Obituaries for Wed., Aug. 1, 2018

Edward Cobb

Mr. Edward “Junior” Cobb, 76, passed away on Fri., July 27, 2018, at his residence in Uriah.

He was a native of Pensacola, Fla., former resident of Megargel and has resided in Uriah for the past 16 years. He owned and operated Cobb’s Garage, loved and helped everyone and was a member of the NRA and the Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Freda Cobb; two brothers, Walter Cobb and Ray Cobb; one sister, Mary Lou Weaver; and first wife, Jean Hayles Cobb.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia Cobb of Uriah; two sons, Eddie (Tina) Upton of Frisco City and Allen (Cindy) Cobb of Uriah; two daughters, Cindy (David) Morgan of Megargel and Tammy (Jeff) Brooks of Uriah; one brother, Clifford Cobb (Betty) Allen of Mobile; three sisters, Jean Bodiford of Greenville, Ann Brown of Frisco City and Sandra Bradley of Gulf Shores; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on July 30, 2018 from the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Matt Brown and the Rev. Allen Cobb officiating.

Burial followed at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation was held on July 30 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Justin Redditt, Cameron Cobb, Josh Morgan, Trey Brooks, Matt Patrick, Jeremy Flowers and Jarod Richerson.
Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC was in charge of all arrangements.

J. Boyd Sigafoose Sr.

J. Boyd Sigafoose Sr., 78, of Bratt, Fla., passed away on Sun., July 22, 2018, in Pensacola, Fla.

He was a dairy farmer, born on Jan. 27, 1940, in Summerdale to the late Arnold Bert and Ruth Johnson Sigafoose. He was a member of the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joe Sigafoose; a brother,

Shelby Sigafoose; a granddaughter Shelby Sigafoose; a great-grandchild, Heidi Eck; and a nephew, Timothy Sigafoose.

Survivors are his wife, Judith Eck Sigafoose of Bratt; three sons, J.Boyd (Beverly) Sigafoose Jr. of Ottawa, Kan., and James Sigafoose and Carter Sigafoose, both of Bratt; five daughters, Carol (Dale) Wenger of Lobelville, Tenn., Emily (Robert) Peaster of Buhl, Idaho, Miranda Parker of Elkin, N.C., Alana (Destiny) Sigafoose and Haven Shores, both of Bratt; two sisters, Brooxene (Maynard) Koehn of Davisville, Fla. and Latayne (Harold) Eck of Walnut Hill; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces.

Services were held on July 25, 2018, from the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church, with Bro. Mike Koehn, Bro. Brian Decker and Bro. Wilbert Peters officiating. Interment followed in Walnut Hill Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Eric Koehn, Tom Sigafoose, Silas Eck, Josh Peaster, Chuck Chick, Galen Harms, Curtis Davison and Darryl Ensz.

Honorary pallbearers were Luke Koehn, James Sigafoose, Leonard Purvis, Sam Telford and Shawn Eck.

Family received friends July 24 at Atmore Memorial Chapel.

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

 

Jacqueline Lee Minor Sellers

Mrs. Jacqueline Lee “Jackie” Minor Sellers, 87, passed away on Tues., July 24, 2018, in Atmore.

She was a native of Lafayette, Ind. and has resided in Atmore since 1973. She was a member of Easter Star 50-plus years and the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Roy L. and Marcia A. Minor; two sisters, Lucile M. Hilt and Wanda M. Dougherty; and one brother, Aubrey O. Minor.

She is survived by her husband, Aubrey Glenn “Tobe” Sellers of Atmore; sons, Gary Michael and Myra Sellers of Prattville, Steve Alan and Kim Royal of Clearwater, Fla., and Kent W. and Kathi Royal of Brandon, Fla.; three grandsons; two granddaughters; one great-grandchild; many nieces and nephews; and a special niece and nephew, Tommy and Vickey Sellers of Gulf Shores.

Funeral services were held on July 28, 2018, from the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Heard officiating.

Burial followed at the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation was held on July 28, 2018 at the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church.

Pallbearers were Bill Hostetler, Cecil Ellis, James Helton, Gary Hare, Jack Sharpless and Hubert Brown.

Honorary pallbearers were Marcia Hostetler, Carlton Sharpless, Virginia Sharpless, Betty Sharpless, Marilyn Ellis, Mable Hogan, Nell Brown, Donna Ferguson and Dot Allen.

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